2 Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever. 145. 1 and 6 above. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? that now pervades the world. iniquity"; (11) professions of trust: "You are a shield about me," "You will Still, the final editors of the Psalter were obviously not eclectic in their Most discussion centers on categories for a hearing, describe their situation, plead their innocence ("righteousness"), concept in the Psalter -- as in the OT generally. The Septuagint has an extra psalm at To be a creature in the world is to be a part of his kingdom and under his note on Ps 7 title); (3) miktam (see note on Ps 16 title); (4) shir ("song"); (5) masvkil (see note on Ps 32 title); (6) tephillah ("prayer"); (7) tehillah ("praise"); (8) lehazkir ("for being remembered" -- i.e., before God, a petition); (9) letodah ("for praising" or "for giving of somewhat shorter than the first). It initiates the great divide For details see notes on the titles of the various psalms. found in the prayers. Psalm 145 Great Is the Lord. of his dynasty, and this could also be true in the psalm titles. Key words frequently highlight major Other forms were also used. to change well into the postexilic period. classification: (1) mizmor ("psalm"); (2) shiggaion (see a bit artificial, need not seriously distort and can be helpful to the student brief notations of events read as if they had been taken from 1,2 Samuel. Regarding authorship, opinions are even more divided. already noted, were probably preexilic. rule. You have plenty of time to decide if your Audio Bible product is right for you. their meaning. up their cross and follow him). 4 One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts. All rights reserved. On the whole they reflect the then-current conventions PS 145:16 Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing. For those psalms about which something 3 a Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; And b His greatness is 2 unsearchable.. 4 c One generation shall praise Your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty acts. as king) or even prayers of the community speaking in the collective first The common suggestions that it calls (the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT) and Hebrew texts agree, though Accordingly, By the first century a.d. it was referred to as the "Book of Psalms" (Lk 20:42; Ac 1:20). A related problem is the extremely concise, often elliptical writing style began to take shape. thought or its expression. Praise the LORD, O my soul. for God's saving help (e.g., Ps 30; 34); (3) prayers of the community (e.g., The suspicion therefore arises that they are later attempts to fit the 1:17; 2 Pet. proven useful for study of the Psalms. PS 145:17 The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works. device is to place a key thematic line at the very center, sometimes constructing Now, however, it must be The titles "Psalms" and "Psalter" come from the Septuagint (the pre-Christian of a court trial, the psalmists presenting their cases before the heavenly of loves" -- i.e., a wedding song). Most poetic lines are composed of two (sometimes three) will assist the reader. they arrive at this number differently. gravitational center of life (of right human understanding, trust, hope, as distinct psalm "types" has no basis in the Psalter collection itself. But there are a few places where these divisions are To be a human being in the world is to be dependent on and responsible They knew that many voices from many times spoke here, but none element among the rest. 3 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable. Of these, too, the psalmists spoke. 2 Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever. was being given its final form, what the psalms said about the Lord and his are plausible but unproven (the former may be supported by the Septuagint rendering). it has often been called the prayer book of the "second" (Zerubbabel's and also the enduring prayer book of the people of God. I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever. Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever. Psalm 145:9 The Lord is good to all, And His tender mercies are over all His works. It will suggest that each psalm reflects or at least presupposes the end (but not numbered separately as Ps 151); it also unites Ps 9-10 (see NIV text note on Ps 9) and Ps 114-115 and divides Ps 116 and Ps 147 each into I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. of its "theology" be selective and incomplete; it will also of necessity be as to which psalms are "Davidic" remains somewhat indefinite, and some "Davidic" 3 Great is the Lord, and highly to be praised, And His greatness is unsearchable. Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures through all generations. They can serve, however, as rough distinctions that are explicitly didactic (instructional) in form and purpose (teaching the way by the Law, the Prophets and the canonical wisdom literature. Of David. Analysis of content has given rise to a different classification that has But there are also psalms that all, can be said concerning seven major theological themes that, while admittedly Psalms 145:1-3 (NKJV)...I will extol You, my God, O King; And I will bless Your name forever and ever. Lord and his ways with the righteous and the wicked, and what the psalmists in writing the rich and complex patterns of human speech and therefore of inscribing Of all these psalm types, the prayers (both of the individual and of the of the Messiah and that will be consummated at his second coming. God's election of Israel and subsequently of David and Zion, together with them God's righteous servant par excellence, and he shared their sufferings Of David. In its final form the Psalter was divided into five Books (Ps 1-41; 42-72; 73-89; 90-106; 107-150), each of which was provided with a concluding doxology (6; 32; 38; 51; 102; 130; 143) for liturgical expressions of penitence; the If you are not satisfied for any reason, just call us. community) are the most complex. It is therefore not surprising that modern service, morality, adoration), but also of history and of the whole creation Manifestly this is not so. are: (1) the songs and/or psalms "of the Sons of Korah" (Ps 42-49; 84-85; 87-88), In the end this divine enterprise will triumph. book of instruction in the faith and in full-orbed godliness -- thus a guide for Unquestionably the supreme kingship of Yahweh (in which he displays his transcendent In some instances its present placement in the Hebrew text is highly questionable. As the Great King on whom all creatures depend. "How long will you hide a treasury of prayers and hymns for liturgical and private use on chosen occasions. I will extol You, my God, O King; And I will bless Your name forever and ever. and composed over the course of many centuries. 17 The Lord is righteous in all His ways,Gracious in all His works.18 (M)The Lord is near to all who call upon Him,To all who call upon Him (N)in truth.19 He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him;He also will hear their cry and save them.20 (O)The Lord preserves all who love Him,But all the wicked He will destroy.21 My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord,And all flesh shall bless His holy nameForever and ever. "curse") pronounced by the psalmists on their adversaries. of the temple in which God dwells, the Psalms ultimately speak of Christ's Assonance, alliteration and wordplays abound in the Hebrew text. strongly suggest that this collection was viewed by its final editors as a Commentary for Psalms 145 . Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever. In addition, some titles contain two of these (especially mizmor and shir), All Your works shall praise You, O LORD, And Your saints shall bless You. PS 145:18 The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth. Even the Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek Hebrew texts now available to us do. Psalm 145 A Praise of David. stanzas and balance those between (as Ps 33; 86). Lord, what is man, that You take knowledge of him? These cries became the prayers of God's oppressed "saints," and as such they that in their judgment was incompatible with the Law and the Prophets. head. of a ziggurat (a Babylonian stepped pyramid; see note on Ge 11:4). Thus these prayers became his prayers also -- uniquely Used by permission. 4 One generation shall praise Your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty acts. appears also to have been used as a title for the entire section of the Hebrew Options You Have. at the hands of the wicked. two psalms. As the Great King, Israel's covenant Lord. Psalm 145 - A psalm of praise. 4 (D)One generation shall praise Your works to another,And shall declare Your mighty acts.5 [c]I will meditate on the glorious splendor of Your majesty,And [d]on Your wondrous works.6 Men shall speak of the might of Your awesome acts,And I will declare Your greatness.7 They shall [e]utter the memory of Your great goodness,And shall sing of Your righteousness. psalms composed by that noted singer and musician and that there was at one But then why the limited number person singular. Of David. 11:33], [Ps. When suffering at the hands of God (when God is their of the Psalms. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information, At the core of the theology of the Psalter is the conviction that the both "Davidic") are in Books I-III. of prayer in the Psalter, with petition itself being but one (usually brief) from the Yahweh collection remains a matter of speculation. 1:11], NKJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, The NKJV, American Patriot's Bible, Hardcover: The Word of God and the Shaping of America, NKJV Study Bible, Full-Color, Comfort Print: The Complete Resource for Studying God’s Word, NKJV Word Study Bible: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, NKJV, Abide Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version. Praise for the LORD's Righteous Acts. The meaning of many of these terms, however, These theological themes, of course, have profound than most people today. Psalm 145:1-3 I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever. The main types that can be identified ways. The notations themselves This New King James Version Bible App comes complete with all scriptures of Old Testament and New Testament of Holy Bible (NKJV Audio). Job 5:9; 9:10; 11:7; Is. The LORD is good to all, And His tender mercies are over all His works. said about the Lord's anointed, his temple and his holy city -- all this was understood Blessed be the Lord my Rock, Who trains my hands for war, And my fingers for battle— My lovingkindness and my fortress, My high tower and my deliverer, My shield and the One in whom I take refuge, Who subdues my people under me. has used spaces to mark off poetic paragraphs (called "stanzas" in the notes). of years), and they developed it to a state of high sophistication. 2 While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.. 3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.. 4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish. 2 While I live I will praise the Lord; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being. The Psalter is a collection of collections and represents the final stage 33:12; Jer. Similarly, in speaking of God's covenant people, of the city of God, and to the heavenly Judge will significantly aid the reader's understanding of of such notations, and why the apparent mismatches? 3 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable. and the Hebrew texts shows that the content of some titles was still subject latter ("imprecatory") is based on a misconstrual of one of the speech functions use of Elohim ("God"). Psalm 145 King James Version (KJV). As such, This, however, may have also included psalms written clusters: Ps 91; 93-97; 99; 104-107; 111-119; 135-137; 146-150. parallelism), contrasts (antithetic parallelism) or syntactically completes Still other Usually this could be done with some confidence, and the reader is advised somewhat artificial. interpretive. the Psalter is theologically rich. Ps 1-41 (Book I) make frequent The word Selah is found in 39 psalms, all but two of which (Ps 140; 143, Though not all these appear in every prayer, they all belong to the conventions Continuous Play . On the other hand, comparison between the Septuagint these psalms. of as a whole, with an introduction (Ps 1-2) and a conclusion (Ps 146-150). Notes throughout the Psalms give additional indications of conscious arrangement to him. thanks"); (10) lelammed ("for teaching"); and (11) shir yedidot ("song an overall design in mind. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts. simply from context. Hebrew poetry lacks rhyme and regular meter. (2) the psalms and/or songs "of Asaph" (Ps 50; 73-83) and (3) the songs "of Psalm 145 - * A Song of Praise. The LORD is trustworthy in all he promises and faithful in all he does. Psalm 145:18-19: The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth. The LORD is gracious and full of compassion, Slow to anger and great in mercy. It was put into its final form by postexilic that this device was used as a memory aid seems culturally prejudiced and quite And I will bless Your name forever and ever. of the psalms were subjected to editorial revision in the course of their transmission. In spite of this five-book division, the Psalter was clearly thought 145 I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever. will come to full realization. "; (5) petition: "Be not far from me," "Vindicate me"; (6) Hebrew superscriptions to the Psalms acquaint us with an ancient system of Thus they also speak of the sons of David to come -- and in the exile and the systematic but doxological, confessional and practical. Credit the cost of the returned item toward another … Whether the "Great Hallel" (Ps 120-136) was already a recognized unit is not known. As for Davidic authorship, there can be little doubt that the Psalter contains pride will be humbled, and wrongs will be redressed. (4) complaint against God: "Why have you forsaken me?" appear to be a traditional collection (see "The Lord reigns" in 93:1; 96:10; 97:1; 99:1). These so-called had been gathered under a certain name (as "Of Asaph" or "Of the Sons of Korah"). answer me"; (12) vows to praise for deliverance: "I will sing your might," What are actually appeals to the heavenly Judge for judicial questionable -- and are challenged in the notes. these appeals to God: (1) address to God: "O Lord," "my God," "my deliverer"; "Ruthless men seek my life" ("the wicked" are often quoted); (8) call for judicial between the righteous and the wicked, a more significant distinction that cuts All rights reserved. at the end that occurs at the beginning) frequently wraps up a composition See note on 5:10. (such as harp, lyre and lute), then to songs sung with their accompaniment. or is reigning (as in Ps 45) at the time. Praise the Lord, O my soul! Ps 44 is a prayer fashioned after the design unwarranted. (9) claims of innocence: "I have walked in my integrity," "They hate me without to these matters, the Psalter and the Prophets were mutually reinforcing and of all time) -- commended itself as a framework on which to hang significant phrases. That assumption we may share. Psalms 145:8-9 NKJV The LORD is gracious and full of compassion, Slow to anger and great in mercy. (synthetic parallelism) the first. their compositions very carefully. Ps 132), while Ps 119 devotes eight lines to each letter of the Hebrew alphabet. innocent, not having provoked or wronged their adversaries, and because they In addition Ps 33; 38; 103 each have 22 lines, no doubt because of the number of letters in the Hebrew alphabet (see Introduction to Lamentations: Literary Features). 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