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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalms 15

 

 

Introduction
1David describes a citizen of Zion.

Verse 1
LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill?
Lord
1:1-4; 23:6; 21:3-5; 27:4; 61:4; 84:4; 92:13; John 3:3-5; 14:3; 17:24; Revelation 7:14-17; 21:3,4,23,24
abide
Heb. sojourn. holy.
2:6; 3:4; 43:3,4; 87:1-3; Hebrews 12:22; Revelation 14:1

Verse 2
He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.
He
84:11; Proverbs 2:7,8; 28:18; Isaiah 33:15; Micah 2:7; Luke 1:6; Galatians 2:14; 1 John 2:6
worketh
Acts 10:35; Romans 2:10; Ephesians 2:10; Hebrews 11:33; 1 John 2:29; 3:7; Revelation 22:14,15
speaketh
34:12,13; Isaiah 63:8; Zechariah 8:16,17; Ephesians 4:25; Colossians 3:9; Revelation 21:8

Verse 3
He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.
backbiteth
101:5-8; Exodus 23:1-33; Leviticus 19:16; Jeremiah 9:4-9; Romans 1:30; Titus 3:2; James 4:11; 1 Peter 2:1,2
doeth
1 Samuel 24:11; Isaiah 56:2; Matthew 7:12; Romans 12:17; 13:10; 3 John 1:11
taketh up
or, receiveth or, endureth.
Proverbs 22:10; 25:3

Verse 4
In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.
a vile
101:4; 2 Kings 3:13,14; Esther 3:2; Job 32:21,22; Isaiah 32:5,6; Daniel 5:17-31; Acts 24:2,3,25; James 2:1-9
but
16:3; 101:6; 119:63; Matthew 12:49,50; 1 John 3:14
sweareth
Joshua 9:18-20; Judges 11:35; 2 Samuel 21:1,2; Matthew 5:33

Verse 5
He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.
putteth
Exodus 22:25; Leviticus 25:35-37; Deuteronomy 23:19,20; Nehemiah 5:2-5,7-13; Ezekiel 18:8,17; Ezekiel 22:12
nor taketh
Exodus 23:7,8; Deuteronomy 16:19; Isaiah 33:15; Micah 7:3; Matthew 26:15; 27:3-5
He that doeth
16:8; 55:22; 106:3; 112:6; Proverbs 12:3; Ezekiel 18:27; Matthew 7:21-25; John 13:17; James 1:22-25; 2 Peter 1:10,11

 


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 15:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-15.html.

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Sunday, December 8th, 2019
the Second Week of Advent
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