Most translations assume it should be “I,” giving a different meaning to verses 2 and 3, which are very difficult in the Hebrew text. All my delight is in them. 3 As for. ( B) 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; ( C) apart from you I have no good thing.”. Being at your right side will make me happy forever. [g], The Passion Translation®. I will not share in the gifts of blood they offer to their idols. 4 Those choosing other gods shall all be filled with sorrow; I will not offer the sacrifices they do or even speak the names of their gods. 90:1-17); and that some of the psalms were penned by Asaph is intimated, 2 Chron. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Psalms 16 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written. Both Peter and Paul (Acts 2:25-28; 13:35-37) affirm that David wrote this psalm (as the title indicates). 4 Those who rush to … Try it free for 30 days. - A Psalm of David. Therefore — Upon this ground and confidence; my heart is glad — I feel, not only a perfect satisfaction, but joy and triumph in my heart. [f]    He is here, close by my side,    so nothing can defeat me.9 So my heart and soul will be very happy. 4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips. ( D) Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. 13:36. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! Some Christians call Psalm 16 the "golden psalm". I will not share in the gifts of blood they offer to their idols. By submitting your email address, you understand that you will receive email communications from Bible Gateway, a division of The Zondervan Corporation, 3900 Sparks Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 USA, including commercial communications and messages from partners of Bible Gateway. Interactive Bible study with John Piper. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. I run for dear life to you, my safe place. Even at night he put his instructions deep inside my mind. Matthew 26:38.--Nicholas Byfield's "Exposition of the Creed," 1676. Another is "gold". They are the ones who make me happy.”. A Prayer of Confidence[ a] 16 Protect me, O God; I trust in you for safety. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. Just being with you will bring complete happiness. "In hell." Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I … Who may dwell on your holy hill? Copyright © 2006 by Bible League International, Easy-to-Read Version (ERV). 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; ( C) I have no good apart from you.”. 2:24 Acts. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. and Ps. 56—60Michtam of David.Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust.O my soul, you have said to the Lord,“You are my Lord, Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. Even at night he put his instructions deep inside my mind.[e]. You are my prize, my pleasure, and my portion. It begins with such expressions of devotion as may be applied to Christ; but concludes with such confidence of a resurrection (and so timely a one as to prevent corruption) as must be applied to Christ, to him only, and cannot be understood of David, as both St. Peter and St. Paul have observed, Acts 2:24; 13:36. Learn more. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 29:30; where they are said to praise the Lord in the words of David and Asaph, who is there called a … Try it for 30 days FREE. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. I swear I’ll never treat god-names. Psalm 16:9. The Hebrew word used in the inscription is, The Aramaic text states, “My goodness is found in your presence.”, Implied in the text. Psalm 16:3 gods Literally, “holy ones.” Psalm 16:6 share Or “section of land.” (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students: Commenting and Commentaries)Rosscup adds: This is one of the more thorough older exegetical … Psalm 16 – The Benefits of a Life-Commitment to God. and they will have troubles and sorrows unending. [2] 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; all the good things I have come from you.”. 8 I always remember that the Lord is with me. for I experience your wrap-around presence every moment. Daily devotional with John Piper. Every good thing I have comes from you.”3 But you have also said about the gods[b] of this land,    “They are my powerful gods. - David flees to God's protection, with cheerful, believing confidence. You support me. ... Scripture: Psalm 16:11, Philippians 1:20–25. Psalm 16 Living Bible (TLB). Used by permission. We’re on a mission to change that. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. 16 1-2 Keep me safe, O God, I’ve run for dear life to you. what splendid friends they make! And thus Christ descended into hell when he was alive, not when he was dead. The Hope of the Faithful, and the Messiah’s VictoryA #Ps. My inheritance[d] is very beautiful.7 I praise the Lord because he taught me well. Complete Concise This psalm has something of David in it, but much more of Christ. 16 Protect me, God, because I depend on you. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, The Passion Translation (TPT): New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs, and Song of Songs - 2nd edition, imitation leather, red, The Passion Translation (TPT): New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs and Song of Songs - 2nd edition, large print, imitation leather, navy blue, TPT Compact New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs and Song of Songs--imitation leather, brown, The Passion Translation (TPT): Song of Songs, 2nd edition. 5 You, Eternal One, are my sustenance and my life-giving cup. There is no Hebrew word for “presence.” When the Psalmist wanted to speak of God’s presence, he used the Hebrew word for “face.”. 2, , Psalm. for your whispers in the night give me wisdom. “You are my Maker, my Mediator, and my Master. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Notes throughout the Psalms give additional indications of conscious arrangement (see also chart, p. 1048-1051). 3. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. [f]11 For you bring me a continual revelation of resurrection life,the path to the bliss that brings me face-to-face with you. I run for dear life to you, my safe place. 7 I will bless the Eternal, whose wise teaching orchestrates my days. Even my body will live in safety,10 because you will not leave me in the place of death. It begins with such expressions of devotion as may be applied to Christ; but concludes with such confidence of a resurrection (and so timely a one as to prevent corruption) as must be applied to Christ, to him only, and cannot be understood of David, as both St. Peter and St. Paul have observed, Acts. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. They are the ones who make me happy.”, 4 But those who worship other gods will have many troubles. "Golden" means "like gold". 4 Don’t just go shopping for a god. Being at your right side will make me happy forever. This psalm has something of David in it, but much more of Christ. That’s what David is feeling and what he wants to express in poetry. Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge. Psalms 16 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by Albert Barnes, a dedicated student of the Bible, continues to be very popular even today. 16 Save me, O God, because I have come to you for refuge. 2 So I said to the Lord God, “You are my Maker, my Mediator, and my Master. Let’s turn to Psalm 16 for this Psalm 16 commentary. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 16:1-11 This psalm begins with expressions of devotion, which may be applied to Christ; but ends with such confidence of a resurrection, as must be applied to Christ, and to him only. Protect me, God, for I take refuge in You. I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” As for the holy ones in the land, they are the noble, in whom is all my delight. and centers my mind at night. Solid Joys. 3 But you have also said about the gods[ b] of this land, “They are my powerful gods. In that cup, You hold my future and my eternal riches. The Aramaic reads “You are restoring my inheritance to me.”. 2 I said to him, “You are my Lord; I have no other help but yours.” 3 I want the company of the godly men and women in the land; they are the true nobility. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. Psalm 15 Who Shall Abide in God’s Sanctuary? What does Psalms 16:4 mean? Verse 10. So often, the psalms are a means of communicating an emotion of the author. Chapter 16. It is a clear and judicious explanation of the text, and cannot be dispensed with. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing." The first section shows five ways to make the Lord your treasure: Or “the pit.” This is likely a metaphor for Sheol. 2. ( B) take refuge. Verses 1 - 4: "Secret" is "miktam" in Hebrew. 3 And these God-chosen lives all around—. 2 Some of you[ a] have said to the Lord, “You are my Lord. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. Read commentary on this popular Bible verse and understand the real meaning behind God's Word using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. What are the benefits of creating an account? Psalm 16 Confidence in the LORD - A Davidic Miktam. Commentaries for Psalm Chapter 16 This psalm begins with expressions of devotion, which may be applied to Christ; but ends with such confidence of a resurrection, as must be applied to Christ, and to him only. thePassionTranslation.com, You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. We do not know what the word “Mikhtam” in the title means. 105:1-45 (1 Chron. Even my body will rest confident and secure. [e]6 Your pleasant path leads me to pleasant places.I’m overwhelmed by the privilegesthat come with following you,for you have given me the best!7 The way you counsel and correct me makes me praise you more,for your whispers in the night give me wisdom,showing me what to do next.8 Because you are close to me and always available,my confidence will never be shaken,for I experience your wrap-around presence every moment.9 My heart and soul explode with joy—full of glory!Even my body will rest confident and secure.10 For you will not abandon me to the realm of death,nor will you allow your Holy One to experience corruption. But as in those psalms which are designed to discover our remedy in Christ there is commonly an allusion to David himself, yea, and some passages that are to be understood primarily of him (as in Psalm. As for the saints who are in the land, they are the glorious ones in whom is all my delight. to David flees to God's protection, with cheerful, believing confidence... View the entire commentary * More information on Commentaries 2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; 3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. 16 Protect me, God, because I depend on you.2 Some of you[a] have said to the Lord,    “You are my Lord. 6 My home is surrounded in beauty; You have gifted me with abundance and a rich legacy. Copyright © 2017 by BroadStreet Publishing® Group, LLC. Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge. Thus his soul was in hell when in the garden he did sweat blood, and on the cross when he cried so lamentably, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" You give me my share.6 My share[c] is wonderful. O LORD, who may abide in your tent? I will not even say their names.5 Lord, you give me all that I need. 1. Gold has great value. 3 How excellent are the Lord's faithful people! Psalm 16:2 Some of you Literally, “you” (singular). Gods are not for sale. John Piper Nov 10, 2019 3.9K Shares God is most glorified in us 96:1-13 and Ps. "Secret" is only one of the things that it may mean. Without you, nothing makes sense. All rights reserved. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Portuguese Easy to Read Verison (ERV) Bible, Case of 12, Holy Bible Easy To Read Version (ERV) - Slightly Imperfect, ERV Illustrated Paperback New Testament, Case of 76, ERV Holy Bible--soft leather-look, russet, case of 24. My greatest pleasure is to be with them. Psalm 16 Song of Trust and Security in God - A Miktam of David. Authorship and Titles (or Superscriptions) Of the 150 psalms, only 34 lack superscriptions of any kind (only 17 in the Septuagint, the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT). Psalm 16; Acts 2. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 16 A precious song, engraved in gold, by King David[ a] 1 Keep me safe, O mighty God. 16 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. You will not let your faithful one rot in the grave. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Don't have an account? nor will you allow your Holy One to experience corruption. 16 A precious song, engraved in gold, by King David[a]1 Keep me safe, O mighty God.I run for dear life to you, my safe place.2 So I said to the Lord God,“You are my Maker, my Mediator, and my Master.Any good thing you find in me has come from you.”[b]3 And he said to me, “My holy lovers are wonderful,my majestic ones, my glorious ones,fulfilling all my desires.”4 Yet there are those who yield to their weakness,[c]and they will have troubles and sorrows unending.I never gather with such ones,[d]nor give them honor in any way.5 Lord, I have chosen you alone as my inheritance.You are my prize, my pleasure, and my portion.I leave my destiny and its timing in your hands. Try it free for 30 days. Any good thing you find in me has come from you.”. You may unsubscribe from Bible Gateway’s emails at any time. You will not let your faithful one rot in the grave.11 You will teach me the right way to live. Psalms 16 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. It is the secret of living for ever. Miktam[ a] of David. Any good thing you find in me has come from you.”[ b] Just being with you will bring complete happiness. Every good thing I have comes from you.”. 16, Psalm. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Psalms Commentary (1864) Spurgeon had high praise for Alexander's work writing that it "Occupies a first place among expositions. To psalm 16 Confidence in the land, they are my Maker, my pleasure and... Ones who make me happy forever this: Satisfaction with God excellent are the glorious ones in whom is my! 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