If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds." Let’s talk about the message of Psalm 9. He had a palace and weapons. 11. Your email address will not be published. 10. And he will render a just verdict. Prior in Psalm 9, we find David praising God for who He is and remembering His wonderful deeds, particularly as the Most High King. 12 When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble. Prayer and Thanksgiving for the Lord ’s Righteous Judgments. Let the nations be judged in Your sight…that the nations may know themselves to be but men: David again expressed his confidence in God’s judgment of the wicked. The same is true of Israel today. Required fields are marked *. And they find him to be a refuge to which they can flee for help. The stories of Psalms 9 and 10. In verse 13, David indicates that he needs deliverance from the trouble or “misery” that these people are causing him. You can also change some of your preferences. Verses 13 and 14 and then 19 and 20 then form the part of the psalm where the psalmist gives his petition. You know that in a murder case, for example, the defendant – the one who’s being accused and having evidence presented of his guilt – he’s the one who’s quaking. They’ve experienced some recent temporal defeat – at least a portion of them have – maybe one or two of the nations. But these oppressed men who seek the Lord – they’re humble. He knows and sees everything. Prayer and Thanksgiving for the Lord’s Righteous Judgments - To the Chief Musician. Let the nations be judged in Your sight. Psalm 9:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 9:1, NIV: "For the director of music. And here’s the worst part. 4. One tour guide told us when we were in a particular area of Israel that if you hear air raid sirens, that’s a GOOD thing because that means the missile is traveling PAST you and is going to hit somewhere else. They seek him. Singing praise to God’s name. 9 The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Verse 12 implies that they’ll be the recipients of God’s “making inquisition for blood”. With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. But they’re still a dangerous force that God will need to put a stop to ultimately in the future. Psalm 9 is a mix of praise and petition; celebration and setback. But it WILL come. On the other hand, those doing the oppressing. iii. And yet – in the end – these enemies will be the ones to be trapped. They WILL BE – and from the viewpoint of this psalm – they already HAVE BEEN – the object of God’s taking revenge on evil-doers. Praising the Lord. The wicked are utterly undone. They trust in him. “Prayers are the Church’s weapons…whereby she is terrible as an army with banners; she prays down her enemies.” (Trapp), ii. Their ruins shall never be repaired. They’re not invincible. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. That caused a stir. He’s said to have set up his throne for judgement. Because you know that the testing of your faith produces good things. Listen, and I don’t want to get needlessly political here and comment on things too great for me and things I don’t understand. In the midst of David’s praise he is either reminded of old battle injuries or experiences a set back in battle (verses 13-14). So they’ve been bombed and attacked for a long time by Syria itself. Learn how your comment data is processed. How precious that we can say, "I know the 'unknowable' name of YHWH." But in fact, they’re the ones who will be trapped by these tactics. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. Painfully, for him. Verse 9. Now, let’s look at the second entity in this psalm – the ones whom these men are threatening. In Psalm 9 we are reminded of the justice of God. And we’re going to find it by skimming through the Psalm looking for what this psalm is really about. And yet, currently in this psalm, these men are still causing trouble. To the tune of “Death of the Son.” A Psalm of David. In fact, it’s viewed as already having happened in verse 5. The Jews thought that he wrote it after he killed Goliath. משׂגּב, a high, steep place, where one is removed from danger, is a figure familiar to David from the experiences of his time of persecution. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. And that may indicate that David just won a battle against a particular group of these enemies. 18 For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever. They’re non-Jews. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. A Psalm of David.It indicates the audience of the psalm (the Chief Musician), the author of the psalm (of David) and the sound of the psalm (the instrument of Gath). This is the God to whom the psalmist is crying out – the mightiest, most marvelous, most joy-inspiring, and most praise-worthy being. They’re dying from bullets and bombs. David and his oppressed group were surrounded by hostile Gentile nations. They’re dying of starvation. “What prayer, then, can we pray which is of more vital importance than that the nations may know themselves to be but men? Verse 12 speaks again of these oppressed ones. And that’s the case in verse 6 as well. A Psalm of David. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. Moreover, that number rises to as much as 90% when you put theory to practice. But I said there are 3 entities in this psalm. So, that’s the invocation – verses 1 and 2. (1 Sam. But there’s a real sense also in which God is moved to punish evil-doers because he can’t stand anymore to see the suffering of those who trust him and are utterly helpless. I feel like with lament psalms in particular I spend a lot of the message just circling over again and again the psalm. Who’s the third? Chapter 9. They’re needy and poor. Basically, God will deliver the oppressed from their oppressors. And meanwhile it seems like our country is doing everything we possibly can to add to that destabilization and chaos. This was a prayer for God to reach the nations through the display of His judgment. We don’t know why God allows suffering. Why? Because of his “marvelous works”. In the Septuagint they constitute one psalm. Destructions HAVE come to an end. They’re the miserable. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. And that’s exactly what suffering does for us. Verses 11 and 12 form the praise section of this psalm. And he uses sufferings to perfect us as well. Perhaps David wrote this Psalm remembering the victory over Goliath from the advantage of many years since that triumph. Our joy must not be in the gift, so much as in the Giver. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. This is a weighty truth; and the psalmist adds: The LORD is known by the judgment He executes, For the needy shall not always be forgotten, The needy, and the poor, whose expectation is from the Lord, are never forgotten, though sometimes their deliverance is delayed for the greater confusion of their enemies, the greater manifestation of God’s mercy, and the greater benefit to themselves.” (Clarke), Let the nations be judged in Your sight…that the nations may know themselves to be but men, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . To the tune of 'The Death of the Son.' You can check these in your browser security settings. When we give thanks for some one particular mercy, we should remember former mercies. In this psalm David speaks of the glory of God, and how the glory of man and his destiny reflect upon God. And when he does this, the absolutely correct verdict will be rendered. Psalms of Ascents or Pilgrim Psalms (Chapters 120 – 134), were sung by pilgrims journeying up to Jerusalem for the three annual feasts of Passover, Pentecost, and Tabernacles. And the fact that they need to be reminded of this tells us that these men have a self-perception that is way out of line with reality. 2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High. The little Scottish town of Lockerbie was instantly linked forever to this horrible act of international terrorism. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. And he’s looking to that judge as one who has the power to take his life. ii. The righteous, the humble, the needy, the oppressed, will view him as the savior who will right all wrongs and we’ll be greatly comforted and encouraged by his protection and condemnation of the group that’s wronging us. 6 O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished with them. But the ultimate defeat of it is yet to come. David praises God for protecting his people. What if someone suggested that America return to it’s pre-1776 borders? So, there’s some temporal defeat that they’ve sustained. We may request cookies to be set on your device. Or you have this blood-thirsty Islamic State group invading this refugee camp in Syria – Yarmouk. His name or character is worthy of our songs. 5:11; 104:34 rejoice in You; The acts David has in mind were probably military victories, by Israel, against her attackers. May we ever remember this, lest like those in the text, we should be put in fear.” (Spurgeon). Because they have nothing to say.” (Clarke), I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High, When my enemies turn back, they shall fall and perish at Your presence, For You have maintained my right and my cause, You sat on the throne…You have rebuked the nations…You have blotted out their name forever and ever. KJV Psalm 9:19 Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in thy sight. He may be liable to the death penalty perhaps. And as we’ve already rehearsed, his judgement is going to be completely right. 15:3, 7; 27:8-9). In Psalm 9, the lament appears in verses 15 through 18. KJV Psalm 9:13 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death: 14 That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation. Thou [God] hast destroyed," etc. KJV Psalm 9:3 When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence. Exposition of Psalm 119:9-16. by Charles Spurgeon. No lies believed. We learn here that God is worthy of wholehearted praise. But you probably know what it’s like to be physically secure at the moment, but also aware of external threats that could destroy you quickly if they got out of hand. We will see the Psalm 91 meaning verse by verse (Line by line). In addition to what’s happening now in and around Israel, they have centuries of being oppressed and murdered simply for being who they are. David pictures them as being done with the worst that they can do. b. So, that’s the message of Psalm 9 – God’s Judgment Brings Deliverance for the Righteous. And what we’ll be looking for in particular is three entities – 3 groups of people or individual persons. He perceives that he will die if God doesn’t deliver him. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. OK, what else is revealed about these enemies of David? David probably wrote Psalms 9 and 10 as one psalm. II. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? The first part says that God beat the foreign enemy (Psalm 9). Such knowledge must drive them to dependence upon God, and such dependence is the secret of national strength, and of national prosperity and permanence.” (Morgan), (c) 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – ewm@enduringword.com. Why? It seems to make out that God is very judgemental. Psalm 9:9 Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament (Heb. Telling of God’s marvelous works. You know, we might well be more sympathetic with those who were threatening David’s life if he himself were doing evil. Free Bible commentary on the Book of Psalms in Easy English - written by Gordon Churchyard for MissionAssist. There are many forms of oppression; both from man and from Satan oppression comes to us; and for all its forms, a refuge is provided in the Lord Jehovah. 2 I will be glad and # Ps. Brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials – how? Yes, the group we just talked about – the wicked Gentile enemies. The title indicates for us that David wrote this psalm to God Himself (generally regarded as the “Chief Musician”) to a popularly known tune in his day (in Hebrew, Muth Labben). 7 But the LORD shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his throne for judgment. To the Chief Musician. They didn’t choose to be born into that living hell. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. Let’s read it. This is lesson 9 of 33 in a series of lessons called “ Praise God Through the Psalms.” Lesson focus: Through the book of Psalms and the worship of the people of Israel, we get a glimpse into the character of God and how we should rightly respond to Him in worship. “Strange, that man, dust in his original, sinful by his fall, and continually reminded of both by every thing in him and about him, should yet stand in need of some sharp affliction, some severe visitation from God, to bring him the knowledge of himself, and make him feel who and what he is.” (Horne), iii. In fact, Jesus was perfected by his sufferings according to Hebrews. And ultimately we know from further revelation that the end of these kinds of people – those who forget God – will be a literal burning lake of fire forever. I mean, that’s the sense you get from verse 5 – “thou hast destroyed the wicked” – as if it’s already happened in some way. Now, you and I can be assured that the judge of the whole earth will do right. They’re mortal. The psalmist calls on his audience to praise the Lord. Obviously, God judges wickedness simply to vindicate his own holiness. So, let’s do it again – circle back over the psalm trying to get the essence of what the psalm is about. As you recall, a lament psalm has five ingredients to its structure, the most prominent of which is the lament itself. In this psalm, I. David praises God for pleading his cause, and giving him victory over his enemies and the enemies of his country ( v. 1-6 ), and calls upon others to join with him in his songs of praise ( v. 11, v. 12 ). And so, it’s really for their sake that God will judge those who oppress them – according to this verse. To the tune of “Death of the Son.” A Psalm of David. The miserable who are made so by the wickedness surrounding him. But what do we see him engaged in? That verse reads, “Happy is the one who seizes your infants / and dashes them against the rocks.” Of course, that left us wondering what happens if we DON’T  hear a siren. He is the Most High – there’s none higher – none more mighty. Again, this word refuge is a word for something that’s high up out of the way of things. On the one hand, he’s viewed with fear as the executioner. All to get attention to herself on her blog. And verse 10 – people who know God’s name – who know his true character – though the whole world will be judged righteously and be turned into hell, these guys will experience a much different side of the judge. I’m sure you have an assortment of things in your life that make you repeat that question – “where’s God?” He’s all powerful. God will judge the world in righteousness. The Religion team sees Psalm 137: 7-9 appear in virtually any conversation on an article that mentions the Bible or one of our many pieces of scriptural commentary. Whoever dwells in the shelter of protection can find rest and comfort. 1 I will praise You, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works. 5 Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. There are children in that camp. And that’s just like what it’s going to be with the Lord when he judges the world. The title of this psalm reads To the Chief Musician. And yet, God will see to it that those devices they set for the destruction of others will ultimately destroy them. These people are going to find him to be a refuge – a place high off the ground – out of the way of approaching danger. These oppressed ones – though they’re miserable – yet, they’re still going to put their trust in God because the Lord has never forsaken them – these people who seek the Lord. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. The Lord is one who can be approached by the humble. Psalm 9:6 "O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished with them." Because that verse in Romans states that what is good for us is to be made more and more like Christ. And they’re said to cry to the Lord. How many songs did Solomon compose. I mean, read the news. Psalm 8 enables us to experience the glory of God and examine the Self-esteem movement. All things work together for good to those who love God. I mean, after all, the man was a king! And it’s later revealed that he died from his mother intentionally overdosing him with salt. Now that we’ve recognized the lament of this psalm, let’s start from the beginning and find the other four ingredients of the structure. He who gives no quarter to the wicked in the day of judgment, is the defence and refuge of his saints in the day of trouble. Let’s remind ourselves of what God has revealed about himself in this psalm. Chapter 9. They’re the oppressed. Why is this? To the tune of “Death of the Son.” A Psalm of David. When my enemies turn back, They shall fall and perish at Your presence. It seems rather scary, all this fire and brimstone. And they need to be humbled. What happens when you gather wealth by labor according to Proverbs 13 11? 20 Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. And lastly, the wicked non-Jewish men of the earth NEED to be humbled. He had an army – but he knew the truth that princes aren’t ultimately delivered by their horses and weapons. Psalms 9:3 When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence. And when he does, the evil-doers will be destroyed, but YOU will be delivered. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. GOOD things. Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion! : 9:10-11) Thus judging the nations Jahve shows Himself to be, as a second ו-strophe says, the refuge and help of His own. Pay attention to what’s happening around you. His real hope was that the display of God’s judgment would teach the nations their proper place before God (to be but men). You don’t need to be someone great to approach the Lord. So, consider those really interesting dynamics – that the same man basically is viewed as almost two different people. He’s going to protect and deliver them even as he’s punishing their enemies. This is a place of humility, and as David has already noted in this psalm, the humble are remembered before God (Psalm 9:12). And when this judgment does come, look who’s going to be rescued – verse 9 – God will be a refuge to whom? Psalm 9:1 Psalms 9 and 10 may originally have been a single acrostic poem in which alternating lines began with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet. EasyEnglish Psalms Tweet: Tell your friends about this website! Where’s God? We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. And in addition, the heightened picture that we get of these enemies also acts as justification for the psalmist asking God for deliverance from them. In verse 9, he recalls that God is a stronghold and then, in verse 10, that His name is trustworthy. Psalm 9:1, ESV: "To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben. David is praising God (verses 1-2) for His power over his enemies (verses 3-8) and continual presence with David during the battle (verses 9-12). How many proverbs did Solomon write? He’s going to deliver David from his enemies. David remarks on the total victory possible through God's power; this imagines enemies staggering in their effort to escape (Psalm 9… Tehillim - Psalms - Chapter 9 « Previous Chapter 8. And the last verse – Psalm 8:9 – is simply the second half of an envelope that encompasses all of Psalm 8:1-9. They set the trap for someone else – someone who isn’t worthy of being snared. 4 For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right. What is the alternative to “wealth gotten by vanity” in Proverbs 13 11? Psalm 9 Commentary: Structure. I was recently away from my family for over a week, and the family photo that is on my computer desktop was a constant companion. What a mess! Slowly. In order to appreciate and live for God's glory, we must make room by eliminating the wrong notions associated with the self-esteem movement. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. When I went to Israel in 2011, I was just reflecting on the ever-present danger that this small nation faces. Next, the psalmist expresses confidence in this Most High God, the Lord – in verses 3 through 10. Verses 15 through 18 reveal more about these enemies. I will praise You, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works. 10 And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee. Being glad and rejoicing in the Lord. YAHWEH, our Master, what a reputation of strength, power, and might you have – and with good reason! And the purpose of that is to bring this reality home to them – they’re simply men. On the other, he’s viewed as the deliverer – as one who will ensure that justice is served. But I have to think there’s really a pretty close parallel between what ancient Israel headed by David experienced and what modern-day Israel is experiencing. Psalm 9 On December 21, 1988 Pan Am flight 103 was bombed out of the air, killing all 259 people on board and 11 more on the ground. They’re oppressed and miserable. Let’s consider them for a moment. The psalmist is confident that God will judge the world – the world that is so opposed to him. To the Chief Musician. The Middle East is a mess and is sliding into mass lawlessness with the consequences of the Arab Spring and now with the radical Islamic groups that have moved to fill the power vacuum left by that movement. I will be glad and rejoice in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High. The wicked – those who have forgotten God – will view him with terror. Let’s get back to Psalm 9. They’re expecting him to make things right. But they’re not done yet – and we’ll see that in the rest of the psalm. Click on the different category headings to find out more. In verse 3, these folks are said to be “enemies”. Verses 19-20 of the 9th Psalm They’re powerful – to the point of being able to threaten David’s very existence. And they’re nothing compared to God. Why would they be miserable? Commentary on Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16. The boy finally dies. The psalmist kind of zooms in on these folks and paints a pretty vivid picture for us of exactly how evil they are and how deserving of God’s punishment they are. Following up the meanings for Verse 1, Verse 2, Verse 3, Verse 4, Verse 5, Verse 6, Verse 7, Verse 8, Verse 9, Verse 10, Verse 11, Verse 12, Verse 13, Verse 15, and Verse 16. But they’re going to be destroyed by God. God is viewed as a judge. And now the jihadists have entered the camp. "He is a refuge for the oppressed." The title of this psalm reads, To the Chief Musician. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. Put them in fear, O LORD, Psalms 9:17. A Bible Devotion from Psalm 9 Arise O Lord, Do Not Let Man Prevail Arise, O Lord, do not let man prevail; let the nations be judged in Your sight. You’ll notice things like this. So, that’s interesting – God has apparently already judged some of these enemies with destruction and yet many of them still remain to trouble David. Somehow these men have been destroyed and judged by God already. A psalm of David. He’s a God in whom its completely appropriate to be glad and rejoice. When we give thanks for some one particular mercy, we should remember former mercies. Psalm 9:1 In Hebrew texts 9:1-20 is numbered 9:2-21. And a psalm like Psalm 9 reminds us that sometimes God will give temporal deliverance from evil. There will be no mistrials with this judge. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, Those who know Your name will put their trust in You. KJV Psalm 9:11 Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings. They’re opposed to the psalmist. They cry to God. Even if they are not outwardly as wicked as other men are, yet their forgetfulness of God is the highest form of injustice to him; it is treason against the majesty of heaven; it is robbing God of what is his right; it is a combination of everything that is evil. Psalms 10. On the one hand — the poor, needy, oppressed believers in the Lord. He is continually doing himself harm, and takes more pains to destroy his soul than the righteous man does to get his saved unto eternal life. 8 And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness. Yet David did not allow this expectation to make him passive or fatalistic in regard to the outworking of God’s plan. First of all, there’s the people who are making the psalmist lament. Verse 9. Psalm 8 – The Glory of God in Creation. He is a faithful, forgiving, and merciful God, Who is long-suffering towards those who believe in the wonderful name of the only begotten Son of God. So, that’s the lament of Psalm 9 – verses 15 through 18. Instead, he boldly prayed, “Arise, O LORD, do not let man prevail.”, i. “All the wealth of Croesus, the wisdom of Solon, the power of Alexander, the eloquence of Demosthenes, if added together, would leave the possessor but a man. Commentary for Psalms 9 . They are heathen – or Gentiles. To the tune of “Death of the Son.” A Psalm of David, I will praise You, O LORD, with my whole heart, Christians, so called, when they meet, seldom speak about God! These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I … But they trust in the Lord and seek him. The second part says that wicked men in Israel are making the helpless into oppressed people. And in the same exact trial, the sentiments from the plaintiff – those who are bringing the accusation of guilt against the defendant – and those associated with the plaintiff are much different. In contrast, now the Lord in verse 7 is the one who lives forever – as opposed to the enemy who’s pictured as sustaining a temporal defeat in this world. And what if it was the most powerful nation on earth stating that this should happen? David here furnishes a remedy for the temptation which greatly afflicts the weak, when they see themselves, and those who are like them, abandoned to the will of the ungodly, while God keeps silence. The lament is where the psalmist exposes the enemies of God – who are also usually his enemies as well. They’re oppressing this group and thereby making their existence miserable. Psalm 9 is a classic example of a lament psalm. Psalm 9 is a strong challenge, and full of strong lines. 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