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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalms 95

 

 

Introduction
1An exhortation to praise God,
3for his greatness;
6and for his goodness;
8and not to tempt him.

Verse 1
O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
Come
34:3; 66:8; 107:8,15,21; 117:1; 118:1; 136:1-3; 148:11-13; 150:6
sing
47:6,7; 66:1,2; 81:1; 96:1,2; 101:1; Exodus 15:1,21; 1 Chronicles 16:9; Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16; Revelation 5:9; 14:3; 15:3
let us make
66:1; 98:4-8; 100:1; Ezra 3:11-13; Isaiah 12:4-6; Jeremiah 33:11; Matthew 21:9; Revelation 19:6
the rock
89:26; Deuteronomy 32:15; 2 Samuel 22:47; 1 Corinthians 10:4

Verse 2
Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.
Let us
7:7; 100:2,4; Jeremiah 31:12,13
come before his presence
Heb. prevent his face.
17:13; *marg:
psalms
105:2; James 5:13

Verse 3
For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.
For
86:8-10; 96:4; 97:9; 145:3; Jeremiah 10:6,7
a great
47:2; 48:2; Jeremiah 10:10; 46:18; 48:15; Daniel 4:37; Malachi 1:11,14; Matthew 5:35
above
135:5; Exodus 18:11; Isaiah 44:8; Jeremiah 10:10-16

Verse 4
In his hand are the deep places of the earth: the strength of the hills is his also.
In
21:2; Job 11:10
his
Heb. whose. deep.
135:6
the strength of the hills is his also
or, heights of the hills are his.
65:6; 97:5; Job 9:5; Micah 1:4; Nahum 1:5; Habakkuk 3:6,10

Verse 5
The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.
The sea is his
Heb. Whose the sea is.
33:7; Genesis 1:9,10; Job 38:10,11; Proverbs 8:29; Jeremiah 5:22
hands
Proverbs 8:26

Verse 6
O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.
O come
1; Hosea 6:1; Matthew 4:2; Revelation 22:17
worship
72:9; Exodus 20:5; Matthew 4:9; Mark 14:35; Acts 10:25,26; Revelation 22:8
kneel
1 Kings 8:54; 2 Chronicles 6:13; Ezra 9:5; Daniel 6:10; Luke 22:41; Acts 7:60; 20:36; 21:5; Ephesians 3:14; Philippians 2:10; 1 Corinthians 6:20
our
100:3; Job 35:10; Ecclesiastes 12:1; Isaiah 54:5; John 1:3; 1 Peter 4:19

Verse 7
For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice,
For he
48:14; 67:6; 115:3; Exodus 15:2; 20:2; Jeremiah 31:33; Hebrews 11:16
people
23:1; 79:13; 80:1; 100:3; Isaiah 40:10,11; Ezekiel 34:30,31; John 10:3,4; John 10:14-16; Acts 20:28; 1 Peter 2:25
To day
Hebrews 3:7,13,15; 4:7
if ye
Proverbs 8:6; Isaiah 55:3; Matthew 3:2,3; 17:5; Revelation 3:20

Verse 8
Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
Harden
Exodus 8:15; 1 Samuel 6:6; Daniel 5:20; Acts 19:9; Romans 2:5; Hebrews 3:13; 12:25
in the
Exodus 17:2,7; Numbers 14:11,22,27; 20:13; Deuteronomy 1:34,35; 6:16; Hebrews 3:8,9,15-19; Jude 1:5
provocation
Heb. contention.

Verse 9
When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.
When
78:17,18,40,41,56; 1 Corinthians 10:9
saw
Numbers 14:22; Matthew 11:20-22; John 15:24

Verse 10
Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways:
Forty
Numbers 14:33,34; 32:13; Deuteronomy 1:3; 2:14-16; Hebrews 3:9,10,17
grieved
Genesis 6:6; Ephesians 4:30
err
Isaiah 63:17; Hebrews 3:10,17
and they
Proverbs 1:7,22-29; Jeremiah 9:6; John 3:19-21; Romans 1:28

Verse 11
Unto whom I sware in my wrath that they should not enter into my rest.
I sware
Numbers 14:23,28-30; Deuteronomy 1:34,35; Hebrews 3:11,18; 4:3,5
that they should not enter
Heb. if they enter. my rest.
Genesis 2:2,3; Jeremiah 6:16; Matthew 11:28,29; Hosea 4:4-11; Revelation 14:13

 


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 95:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-95.html.

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