Psalm 19. There is a reward, not only after keeping, but in keeping God's commandments. The other 5 Penitential Psalms are 6, 38, 102, 130 and 143. made. telling us about the glory of God. God There are two excellent books which the great God has published for the instruction and edification of the children of men; this psalm treats of them both, and recommends them both to our diligent study. # 19:2 Or “ Like the changing of the guards, each day passes the news to the next day and each night passes information to the next night.”.   even the best honey that bees make. becomes their LORD. v12   Who can know when he has made 136. language. gold, 7-9 and 14). 19. the whole Bible. In the morning David saw the sun. 2 Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. The skies announce what his hands have made. God "My Rock". 1. the glory of God—is the sum of His perfections (Ps 24:7-10; Ro 1:20). Can you find the name In You, O LORD, I put my trust; Let me never be ashamed; Deliver me in Your righteousness. It But the parallel first clause in this ( Psalms 119:33) favors English Version ( Psalms 19:13). him say to himself, "Am I a good or bad man?" Verses 19-24. 4 But their message goes round all the earth. God was like a rock to David. I. PSALM 19. This psalm begins by celebrating the universe which God has created (vv. Charitable Incorporated Organisation 1162807, https://www.facebook.com/BibleEasyEnglish/. Perhaps it was one They are sweeter than honey, Here he is What David saw spoke to him about God. And it made David very happy. 4 …   even a lot of pure gold. handywork—old English for "work of His hands." 19. But it also made David think. Every day and night renews or repeats these documents and demonstrations of God’s glory. v1 The heavens are telling us about the glory of God. This publication is written Nobody hears their voice. We learn that he is wonderful. The skies announce what his hands have made. firmament—another word for "heavens" (Ge 1:8). In You, O LORD, I put my trust: This psalm of David begins in a similar way to many of his other psalms – with a declaration of trust in God in a time of trouble. v6   His sunrise is at All that David saw told him about God. The biblical book of Psalms is a collection of 150 of these hymns. 2 Each new day tells more of the story, and each night reveals more and more about God’s power. 2 Each day speaks about God, until the next day continues the story. Every night tells us how great God is. did not write the nature scroll down. The other two are Psalm 1 and Psalm 119. your servant. It makes our eyes shine with new light. 6 The sun rises at one end of the heavens. all "nature". That told him about God as well. 11 Your laws warn us to do what is right. David prays about his enemies and himself. Then it celebrates God's law "Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In verses 1-5 the people pray for them. Every word that the LORD says is true. It makes us want to tell God that he JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Psalms Commentary (1864) Spurgeon had high praise for Alexander's work writing that it "Occupies a first place among expositions. But of the course of the sun, the effect whereof this succession is, he speaks Psalm 19:5. “He is wisest who reads both the world-book and the Word-book as two volumes of the same work, and feels concerning them, ‘My Father wrote them both.’” (Spurgeon) iv. The sky is showing the things that his hands have This magnificent psalm naturally falls into two divisions. " David was, perhaps, sitting on the top of a great rock. v10   They are of more value than bridegroom ~ a man that is marrying a woman, command ~ tell (with authority) someone to do something, fear ~ here it means awe, thinking that someone is great, Redeemer ~ another name for God (it means that he made us He is very happy to run fast, like a very strong man. Moab. Words in brackets, ( ), are Psalms 18:35 states that not only has God taught David the skills and abilities to wage war, as in the previous verses, but that God has saved him, upheld him, and made him great. Bigger books have a lot of pages. I want all my thoughts to please you. The idea of these materials is to help Second Language English speakers. We do not know when David wrote Psalm 19. Nobody hears their voice. in EasyEnglish Level A (1200 words). Then David remembered something else. He We do not know the precise nature or time of the trouble… Read Psalm 19:4 commentary using The Treasury of David. 19:11-14 God's word warns the wicked not to go on in his wicked way, and warns the righteous not to turn from his good way. I will not have turned against you in a bad way. v7   The book of the We call it the Bible. books! David wrote Psalm 3 after he ran away. mistakes? (John 13:18) Psalms 45:6 - "Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever." the sun. I will be clean (because you help me). Lent is the 40 days before Easter. Absalom died. use words and have no languages. crown ~ a special hat that a king wears . (John 21:25). v2 One day pours out the story to another day. That orderly, and constant, and useful succession of days and nights one after another declare this. Do not let sin rule over me. This song very distinctly divides itself into three parts, very well described by the translators in the ordinary heading of our version. iii. Psalm 19. I will not do anything very bad. Read Psalms 17 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). It tells us, "God the LORD. We see the moon and the stars and the sun. God has made a home for the sun in the sky. This is the name that people use when they decide to follow God. one end of the heavens. Like other psalms of this type (see Psalm 30; 32; 34), Psalm 116 begins by saying that God has rescued the psalmist from trouble (verses 1-2). What the LORD commands us is pure. 1-6). A psalm is a hymn of praise intended to be sung to musical accompaniment. A PSALM OF DAVID ). v3 "He will become like a tree planted by rivers of water" … 3 There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. He points out the way when we are not sure of it. is God. David prayeth for grace, Psalms 19:12-14. the Bible. Nature is like a very big book. His name work ~ here it means to happen as they wanted. An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word scrolls. Ps 19:1-14. Words in boxes are from the Bible. The title of this psalm is A Psalm of Solomon.It is possible to translate the Hebrew here (and in almost all the psalms which reference an author) as “A Psalm to Solomon,” and some have regarded it as David’s psalm to and about his son Solomon and his Greater Son the Messiah. morning when he had been out all night with his sheep. v3   (But) they do not His hope of deliverance from external oppression of man ( Psalms 119:34) is founded on his deliverance from the internal "dominion of iniquity," in answer to his prayer ( Psalms 119:33). "In the Greek Septuagint version of the Bible, and in the Latin Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 18 in a slightly different numbering system. One night tells the next night what it knows. He only had the start of the Old Testament. Psalm 116 is a prayer of thanksgiving. So David called Scrolls were several metres long. 12 Nobody realizes every time that they do something wrong. This is a song that David wrote for the music leader. No, because here God has a different name. Psalm 19 is the 19th psalm in the Book of Psalms, known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. He had David remembered the stars that he He prayed that God tells us how to follow God, and make him our LORD. In them hath he … Good things come if he obeys them. The creatures show God's glory, Psalms 19:1-6. Psalm 19 is about words. from his home like a bridegroom. In the book of nature These were long piece of paper. God made the stars. Verses 12 - 14 tells us how to start following God. 3 You cannot hear them say anything. It is just a picture to give us help. © MissionAssist 2020 The sky above shows his good work. All that could now be said in regard to the works of creation, as illustrating the divine perfections, is really admitted by the psalmist Psalm 19:1-6; and yet this is placed in strong contrast with the revelations disclosed in the “law of the Lord,” that is, in his revealed word Psalm 19:7-11. But David knew that everything was telling him about God. It is a clear and judicious explanation of the text, and cannot be dispensed with. David did not have He also called God his Redeemer. After exhibiting the harmonious revelation of God's perfections made by His works and His word, the Psalmist prays for conformity to the Divine teaching. v4   (Yet) what they Study the bible online using commentary on Psalms 17 and more! words. God made is wonderful. We have a special name for all these things that God made. The revelations of nature, and the higher revelation by inspiration, belong to the same system of religion, and are alike designed … we learn how great God is. Then the psalm describes the distressing circumstance now past (verse 3), recalls a prayer for help (verse 4) along with the Lord’s … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19" a. 2 Each new day tells more of the story, and each night reveals more and more about God’s power. 4. Commentary on Psalm 19:1-6 (Read Psalm 19:1-6) The heavens so declare the glory of God, and proclaim his wisdom, power, and goodness, that all ungodly men are left without excuse. I say to make you happy. They speak themselves to be works of God's hands; for they must have a Creator who is eternal, infinitely wise, powerful, and good. That is why we call Psalm 3 a morning song. He wrote it one morning. wanting to sin. Psalm 72 – The King and the King of Kings. leader. 3 They do not use words to speak with. v13   Also, stop your servant from We see the earth and the (This is) a song of David for the music leader. The other book is the Bible. like a strong man who wants to run a race. They all make us feel inside ourselves, "Somebody 19 The heavens tell about the glory of God. We can trust what the LORD tells us. We call this "worship". v9   The fear of the The reader of Psalms does not have to move through the book from beginning to end as with other books of the Bible, for the psalms are not successive chapters of a story, but individual songs and poems. The Hebrew word for God in Psalm 19:1 is El which, like “God” in English, is a generic word for a heavenly being, not the special word for the God of the Hebrews (Yahweh or LORD, as in vv. not in the Hebrew Bible. God. He travels in a big circle to the other end. Christians call this "awe". The psalm tells us in verses 1 and 4 who that is. made all this". Their words go to the ends of the world. them down, I think that the whole world would not be big enough for all the There are many other things that Jesus did. He heard no words, there was no Now look at verses 7 - 11. Please forgive me for the sins that I do not know about. tells us to do is always right. LORD is a clean fear. ... they bade him go serve other gods (1 Sa. Psalms 32 and 51 are 2 of the 7 Penitential Psalms that the Church often sings during Lent. He repeats it day and night. The sky is showing the things that his hands have made. v8   What the LORD v2   One day pours out Look It makes people feel alive again. Then nobody will say that I did wrong. (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students: Commenting and Commentaries)Rosscup adds: This is one of the more thorough older exegetical works on the Hebrew … Commentary on Psalm 19 View Bible Text . What Psalm 3 means Religion makes our comforts sweet, and our crosses easy, life … Yet here at Psalm 19:7-9, God is referred to as Yahweh ( the LORD ), the God of covenant love and faithfulness to His people. The book of the creatures, in which we may … would forgive him. We must thank God every morning when he keeps us safe in the night. They don’t make any sound we can hear. Most High ~ here it is a name for God. Psalm 19 is a very small part of We want them to help people who speak less English. That The story of Psalms 20 and 21. Every one of them is righteous. ra—God's law. You are my Rock and you are my Redeemer. He saw the sunrise over This part of the psalm is not about the book of nature. Forgive me all my secret sins. It travels in a big circle to the other end. v3 (But) they do not use words and have no languages. So, here are 2 important books about God. A Redeemer is someone Nothing can hide from the heat of the sun. the story to another day. 1. LORD is wonderful. We may feel afraid of To the director: A song of David. arrows ~ sharp sticks shot by bows. made everything". ( A) The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above[ a] proclaims his handiwork. God has made a home for the sun (in the sky). If somebody wrote sit with them that scorn (God) v2 He likes what the LORD teaches. Chapter 19. 13 Lord, stop me doing things that I know are wrong. easyenglish.bibleBooks > EasyEnglish Bible >. animals and the plants. This is about the book that we call the Bible. Or rather, 2. honour ~ when people think that you are important and honest. Word list. say goes into all the earth. The same thought continues into Psalms 18:36, revealing that God has enlarged his steps and prevented him from falling. In Psalm 20 the king and his army are going to war. In verses 1 - 6 nobody speaks the v1   The heavens are "God" in it? (This is) a song of David for the music David did not have books like ours. The word showeth his grace, Psalms 19:7-11. It has only 112 pages. ( FOR THE CHIEF MUSICIAN. If we obey them, they are a great help to us. on after Psalm 1 if you want help. God knows all about us "When you look at me" in verse 1 means "when you study me, or give me an exam". GOD'S WORKS AND GOD'S WORD DECLARE HIS GLORY THE WORLD BOOK; AND THE WORD BOOK. Commentary on Psalm 105:8-23 (Read Psalm 105:8-23) Let us remember the Redeemer's marvellous works, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth. "Penitential" means being sorry for your *sins, asking God to *forgive them, and promising not to do them again. And though sometimes the law be distinguished from the Psalms and Prophets (Luke 16:16, and 24:24), yet the other prophets' books are called law (1 Corinthians 14:21), from Isaiah 28:11; the Psalms are also thus named (John 10:24 and 15:25), from Psalm 82:6 and 35:19. saw at night. This is a song that David wrote for the music leader. him. In it, David thanked the LORD for a safe night. If we obey them, they make us really happy. v5   The sun comes out The Latin version begins "Caeli enarrant gloriam Dei". v11   Also, they are a guide to free). I want my words and my thoughts to please you. He remembered the word of 1 The heavens tell about the glory of God. 9 It is right for us to respect the Lord. It will always remain with us. 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