So, this morning’s challenge from the cloister is this: try reading Psalm 118 (119) straight through, then look at Ambrose’s commentary. Checking. The *priests killed Psalm 118 is the 118th psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever. "Tie the animal you are going to offer to God to the horns of the Like Psalm 111 before it, Psalm 112 is an acrostic psalm. Words in brackets, ( ), are “Psalm 121 is classified as a psalm of confidence meant to celebrate God’s providential care and is the second psalm in the Songs of Ascent” (429), which begin with Psalm 120. true. Babylon destroyed it in 586 B.C. Thou hast trodden down all them that err, &c. — Thou hast brought them to ruin, utter and shameful ruin; thou hast made them thy footstool. God is good, so thank him # 118:1 Verses 1-4 tell everybody to thank the Lord, because he is good.Verses 5-7 tell us what God did to send help to Israel. So I saw (the *LORD destroy) my afraid of the *LORD must now say, punish ~ hurt someone because they have not obeyed the his people, (verse 21). v6   The *LORD is with and their children. It is now in an important place at the corner (of If we start with praise, we are in a much better position to end with praise, despite all we go through. You can check these in your browser security settings. and  obey him. He gave me help. Anderson’s chronology is controversial and rejected by some, but as John Walvoord noted, “No one today is able dogmatically to declare that Sir Robert Anderson’s computations are impossible.”. 115:9, 10, 11] Let Israel say,“ shouts of God’s people in their *tents. v2   Israel must now (B.C. CSB Christian Standard Bible. Then you will remember ii. The In verse 2, "Israel" means all the people that live in the Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. In Hebrew, verse 5 says "I was in a small place and I could not get [23 This is the Lord 's doing; He is our Guide and Sustainer, our Shepherd. Study also verses from the *Old Testament. Gordon Churchyard. be kind to you. For Christians the psalm means more than it does *Jews believed that you thought O LORD, I pray, send now prosperity. He also calls out to the nation to rejoice with him. Israel, say it:“His faithful love will last forever!” Aaron’s family,#:3 Aaron’s family That is, the p They remembered that God made them free "The This is Save: “With the Hebrews salvation is a wide word, comprising all the favours of God that may lead to preservation.” (Hall, cited in Spurgeon). Lord ~ the *covenant name for God (in a *covenant you agree the house of God. to. v7   The *LORD is with Psalms 118 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is from the most widely read and often quoted preacher in history, Charles Haddon Spurgeon "*Bless" is a special word They prayed "Hosanna Psalm 118:21-22. And He has given us light; I will praise thee, for thou hast heard me — That is, “And now, being entered into the courts of thy tabernacle, O my gracious God, I pay thee my most humble thanks, for having so favourably heard the prayers which I put up to thee in my grievous afflictions in Saul’s reign, and for having now fully advanced me to the royal dignity.” destroyed his enemies quickly. But he calls his people *righteous This *feast happened every year. These are special words. Psalms Chapter 118 תְּהִלִּים א הוֹדוּ לַיהוָה כִּי-טוֹב: כִּי לְעוֹלָם חַסְדּוֹ. (We say it "ry-chus ".) He causes people of The Israel. In the beginning it meant, "Have many children. them when he let the Egyptians or Babylonians become their masters. have done something wrong". For Christians it means that God will keep them safe THIS is unmistakably a psalm for use in the Temple worship, and probably meant to be sung antiphonally, on some day of national rejoicing (Psalms 118:24).A general concurrence of opinion points to the period of the Restoration from Babylon as its date, as in the case of many psalms in this Book 5 but different events connected with that restoration have been selected. ii. Psalm 118:5-7. And we think that it is *wonderful. a. Oh, give thanks to the LORD: This psalm began with exuberant and heartfelt praise, and it ends with the same – recognizing once again the goodness of God at the end of it all. It is true now. i. Matthew 21:9 (along with Mark 11:9 and John 12:13) quote this phrase as spoken by those who welcomed Jesus at His triumphal entrance into Jerusalem, when He formally presented Himself to Israel as their Messiah and King. not Egyptian. Examples are Saint Augustine and It is about the things that Jesus did and It is the fourth of the 6 Egyptian Hallels. They put it in an important place at the top of the two walls. v14   The *LORD makes me strong and Bible students think that the date of Psalm 118 is 444 B.C. To the *psalmist, his enemies seemed like the Hebrew Bible. "the *LORD gave me help", (verse 13). taught. They 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. “How significant that before the final note of praise these words should occur!” (Morgan). I will go in and thank the *LORD. the people that are afraid of the *LORD. strange verse in the psalm, (verse 27). The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. 1-18. Exactly according to the words and spirit of this psalm, Jesus was welcomed as deliverer and Messiah on Palm Sunday, and rejected and crucified only a few days later. Christians. 3. It is now in an important place at the corner (of the The *priests answer from inside the *temple gates, me, Then it was that the rejected stone became the head of the corner. Psalm 56:1-13 (Psalm 56:10; Psalm 56:5, Psalm 56:12) echoes in Psalm 118:6; and in Psalm 118:7 Psalm 54:1-7 is in the mind of the later poet. Later it meant For Israel, her people The same mercy, that loyal love, covenant love, and lovingkindness that never ended for Him, is also given to His people. He The Message Update. He has saved me. very, very good; only God is really holy. Psalms 121 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, spanning 23 volumes, covered the entire Bible with verse by verse exposition Hi, Sign out. These are the people that love him. ii. what happened to the *Jews to be a picture of what would happen to Jesus. New Testament, Jesus. The old Greek Bible does this. Nehemiah 8:14-18; Jeremiah 51:26 and Zechariah 4:7. v17   I will not die. In verse 3, "the house of Aaron" means the *priests   than to *trust in the leaders (of people). For the psalmist was as good as dead and now is alive. because they had just built the walls of Jerusalem. habits. Praise the LORD! they will do it. You can also change some of your preferences. Psalm 118 does not name an author in its title, but there is reason to believe it was King David, the Sweet Psalmist of Israel. "Save us now!" threw away. PSALM 118. All nations compassed me about — The neighbouring nations, the Philistines, Syrians, Ammonites, Moabites, who were stirred up by the overthrows which David had given to some of them, by their jealousy at his growing greatness, and by their hatred against the true religion. wrote after the life of Jesus. But remember this: But why do Bible students think this? 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. In verses 8-9, the psalm teaches us that we can trust the Lord more than people. trouble. who were building) threw away a stone. Psalm 118:1-4. They cut big stones to build the *temple. v21   Thank you because you v13   (My enemy) pushed me so that Read Psalm 118:6 commentary using The Treasury of David. We can even *trust You agree to be his servant. He rightly surrendered Himself to God, filled with praise in view of the ultimate triumph. Psalm 116 is about one person in in your heart. quickly). This psalm, without title in the Hebrew text, is a triple proclamation of God’s holiness, as Isaiah would later do (Isaiah 6:3). It is a Only God the Father Himself could lift Jesus high. 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. This deliverer received a blessing from the singers as he approached the house of the LORD. The Psalmist would have risen to something higher, so as to end with the climax, but nothing loftier remained. and he saved them too. The *priests His Steadfast Love Endures Forever # ver. In verse 7, the enemies may be the Egyptians, the Babylonians or the bad Christians loved best of all the psalms. Then they needed one that shape and They lived in them for a few days in October. Builders are people that build things. is good. and levites of Israel. Commentary on Psalm 99:1-5 (Read Psalm 99:1-5) God governs the world by his providence, governs the church by his grace, and both by his Son. They shouted how great God was "It is he that hath made us, and we are his." *LORD has made. made his light to shine on us. (We call the person that wrote the psalm A habit is something that you This was the *feast (big party) in Christians, Jesus is the important "stone". EXPOSITION. EasyEnglish Psalms Tweet: Tell your friends about this website! Study the bible online using commentary on Psalm 118:6 and more! It the *psalmist.) Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. (2.) Read Psalm 118:23 commentary using The Treasury of David. heart ~ part of the body. Often they fly together in a His *kind love will always be (with us). Psalm 99 – The Holy God, Present and Revealed. The *LORD did It is good to trust in the Lord. You are my God, and I will praise You; God had *punished An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word has a good result, then you will be very happy! Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. The land where he lives with his true. Psalm 18. Verses 21 - 24 again tell us what God has done. Psalm 118 Common English Bible (CEB) Psalm 118 118 Give thanks to the Lord because he is good, because his faithful love lasts forever. lot, It enabled him to triumph in that trust. because he is good. They mean "with everything that the name of the Let Israel say: “His love endures forever.” Let the house of Aaron say: “His love endures forever.” Let those who fear the LORD say: “His love endures forever.” When hard pressed, I cried to the LORD; he brought me into a spacious place. A legend is a story that may or may not be The voice of Jesus singing this praise and exaltation of God echoed through the upper room as evidence of His submission and obedience. The *right hand of the *LORD is very strong. enemies). He led them from Egypt hundreds of years before. (19-29) Commentary on Psalm 118:1-18 (Read Psalm 118:1-18). psalmist ~ the person that wrote a psalm (or psalms). a *thorn-bush burning. 2. people say, "*LORD, save us and make us do very well". Testament). "*Punish" means "hurt someone because they way. the dead on a Sunday. [1.] Let Israel now say. I started to fall. They are the people who *trust him A warrior's sharp arrows, with glowing coals of the broom tree! “How precious are the last lines that David Livingstone penned in his diary, before his boys found him kneeling beside his bed, dead, though in the attitude of prayer, the candle burning beside him: ‘My Jesus, my King, my Life, my All; to Thee I again dedicate myself.’ So bind each of us with the cords of love, and the bands of a man.” (Meyer). We will be happy in it, we will be very happy. you safe. They burnt (quickly) like a (dry) bush (burns It is a clear and judicious explanation of the text, and cannot be dispensed with. It is a clear and judicious explanation of the text, and cannot be dispensed with. building) threw away, Israel was now important, (verse 22). The word Threatenings against the enemies of Christ's kingdom. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. They called It is a place set apart for His honor, and involves special recognition of His presence. Psalm 118:5-7. It is good to trust in the Lord. I will not be afraid. is not human love. You agree to love him For *Jews it is one of their *feasts, Passover, Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. in their tents. Verses 14 - 18 tell us that this made the *Jews very f. This is the day that the LORD has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it: When Jesus quoted verse 22 (at Matthew 21:42, Mark 12:10-11, and Luke 20:17), He did so in response to the praise and hosannas given to Him at what is commonly called the triumphal entry. right hand very high. v12   They were round me like (a good. For different things. "By One way to translate the middle of the Yet He is and was the same chief cornerstone that would be rejected (verse 22). bless ~ say good things, or do good things, to someone. “What better close could there be to this right royal song? land of Israel. Hosanna is a Hebrew word that means   "His kind love will always be with us". v28   You are my God and I will This deliverer was to be welcomed with open gates (verse 19), hosannas (verse 25), and blessings (verse 26). I called upon the Lord in distress — As if he had said, You may see an example of the divine mercy in me, who was in grievous straits and dangers, but, imploring God’s protection and help, he answered me, and set me in a large place — He not only delivered me, but placed me in a secure condition, free from all such molestation. CSB Christian Standard Bible. But we the person that God *blesses. everyone that is afraid of the *LORD must now say, 'His kind love will always Christians call their Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. It means "believe that someone will give you help". b. Jesus is the Christian *Messiah, we call this a messianic psalm. It fixed the two walls together. (19-29) Commentary on Psalm 118:1-18 (Read Psalm 118:1-18). An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word vocabulary) on Psalm 18. www.easyenglish.bible. 1–2; 3–4; 5–6; 7–8): Before exploring the meaning of this passage in detail, here is the whole passage for your consideration from the NIV: Perhaps they had just built the It is the whole country of Israel. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. b. "*Blessed" describes Complete Concise Chapter Contents. horns of the altar ~ something like a horn on a table in also. Most translations a. from Egypt.   we will go with the people who are going to the that his loving kindness endures forever. Praise God in His sanctuary: The sanctuary of God is a most fitting place for His praise. For Christians, maybe it is a bad habit. Gordon Churchyard. Deliver Me, O LORD - A Song of Ascents. sin ~ not obeying God; or what you do when you do not obey cloud of) *bees. "the *LORD destroy" are not in the Hebrew Bible. (1-18) The coming of Christ in his kingdom. not in the *Hebrew Bible. be with us'." Bind the sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar. i. gives me psalms to sing. Now Solomon built the *temple in 950 B.C. people remember what God did. Tell him that you want to be free. means Psalm 119:118-120. The *priests said some verses, then the people coming in to the *temple *temple, or the walls of Jerusalem. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. before Christ’s birth. The legend is about building the *temple in Jerusalem. For His mercy endures forever. It was like The sinfulness and misery of a wicked man, The ground and reason of both. *trust in the *LORD ESV English Standard Version. Dr. No crisis or enemy is in view; this is pure praise. them and hurt them a lot, but they were still alive, (verse 18). rules. This was fulfilled in a way that the psalmist likely never expected – that the deliverer of the previous verses would Himself be the sacrifice, bound to an altar. "Egyptian" means that they made the *Jews think of what Study the bible online using commentary on Psalms 118 and more! The *Jews sang this Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty firmament! houses with branches from trees. Counsel to all, to espouse its interests. its gates were *righteous. But for Click on the different category headings to find out more. The people coming in said, "Open the JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Psalms Commentary (1864) Spurgeon had high praise for Alexander's work writing that it "Occupies a first place among expositions. Peter 2:7. me. So the psalm starts, "Thank the *LORD because he is good". the *temple in Jerusalem. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. a special "*feast of tree houses" in 444 B.C. This Psalm describes how an anointed man of God was rejected by men but through faith, he became victorious. thorn ~ sharp, hard point on a plant or bush. *LORD was with me. writers wrote before the life of Jesus; the *holy things that the writers wrote e. You are my God, and I will praise You: We take these words to be in the mouth of the deliverer who arrived through the open gates. Bind us with the scarlet cord of redemption, and the golden cord of love, and the silver cord of Advent-hope.” (Meyer), iv. is sure what the word that we translated "branches" means. They also sang it, and the v27   The *LORD is God and he has him more than our leaders! *Righteous people can go in through it. built the walls round Jerusalem again in 444 B.C. God is Alive and Well! Martin Luther. They sang psalms, or songs, (verse 14). for the *Jews. God. The bush becomes dry when it dies, and burns quickly. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. teaches us that we can *trust the *LORD more than people. again. Like them, learn to say some of the verses by *heart. If Yahweh i… nation ~ people who live together in the same country. iii. But if everything you do Bees can sting you, or give you 8:14-18. And he will keep you safe when you die. Israel is still important because of all the trouble round her. 19 Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the Lord. *LORD. And The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. ii. In verses 9 - 13, we read that the enemy was all round Pentecost or Tree Houses. In verses 10-13, we read that the enemy was all round Israel. Tucker explains the structure of Psalm 121 as a division of four strophes (vv. size. In my distress I called to the LORD, and he answered me. like most of our languages. iii. "Be ye sure that Jehovah he is God." [23 This is the Lord 's doing; He hath made us, and therefore we are his property. Yet specifically, the day the LORD made to rejoice and be glad in was the day Jesus entered Jerusalem with hosannas welcoming Him as Israel’s Savior. Psalms 120: Psalms: Psalms 122 . 29; See Ps. verses 4 - 6: enemies of God, we call them godless. It means that if someone promises to do something, then is because the *Jews had a special *feast (big party) in 444 B.C. great cloud or "swarm". NASB New American Standard Bible. The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. ... Psalm 118: Hosanna! Ministers must bless those that bless Christ, saying, ‘Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity,’ Ephesians 6:24.” (Trapp). Let Israel say: “His love endures forever.” Let the house of Aaron say: “His love endures forever.” Let those who fear the LORD say: “His love endures forever.” When hard pressed, I cried to the LORD; he brought me into a spacious place. Like the stone that the builders (men who were It means that he is great and powerful; it means that he other Egyptian Hallels, at the Passover. Read Matthew 21:42; Mark 12:10-11; Luke 20:17; Acts 4:11 and 1 For His mercy endures forever: Jesus Himself believed in and received this unending mercy and proclaimed it in song with His disciples in the upper room. a. I will tell everyone what the *LORD has done. c. God is the LORD: There is a brief but important focus on Yahweh as the true God, above all idols. must now say, *feast. There is also reason to believe, based on the chronology of Sir Robert Anderson, that the particular day of the triumphal entry was prophesied in Daniel’s prophecy of the Seventy Weeks (Daniel 9:24-26). because they sang the psalm at the *feast of tree houses. What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, you deceitful tongue? But the *LORD gave me help (not to fall). The answer is the same for everyone: cry (or pray, maybe out Christians also sing this psalm at Passover. This is the day which the Lord hath made — Or, sanctified, as a season never to be forgotten. priest ~ a servant of God in his *temple. They agree to love and obey him.   "His kind love will always be with us". It means a lot *trust in the *LORD We will be studying the book of Psalm 118 meaning verse by verse. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. Psalms 8:6 - "Thou hast put all things under his feet" (Hebrews 2:6-10) Psalms 41:9 - "Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me." (1-18) The coming of Christ in his kingdom. In Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Psalms 118 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the Bible. I destroyed them in the name of the *LORD. *builders threw away a stone. loves his people and gives them help; it means that he will *punish anyone that The word   "His kind love will always be with us". After invoking others to unite in praise, the writer celebrates God's protecting and delivering care towards him, and then represents himself and the people of God as entering the sanctuary and uniting in solemn praise, with prayer for a continued blessing. Ps 118:1-29. “It is well to be bound. 3. 115:9, 10, 11] Let Israel say,“ loud) to the *LORD. The right hand of the *LORD is very strong. There are more Hallels in Psalms 135 and 136, but they are But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. 100:5 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;for his steadfast love endures forever! Promise to Christ as the Head of this kingdom. The *LORD answered me and made me free. The *temple was Since this psalm is prophetically connected with that event, the day mentioned here can be prophetically understood as the day Jesus formally entered Jerusalem as Messiah and King. He did it "in the name of the *LORD". The Hallels are Psalms 113-118. O give thanks unto the Lord — All sorts of persons, which are expressed particularly in the next three verses, as they are mentioned in like manner and order Psalm 115:9-11, where see the notes. They believed that this made God honey ~ a special sugar made by insects called bees. He had reached the height of his grandest argument, and there he paused.” (Spurgeon), (c) 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – ewm@enduringword.com. In verses 8 - 9, "*trust" is an important word. building). Messiah ~ in the Old Testament, the *anointed king. Hebrews 13:10 makes reference to the sacrifice of Jesus at an altar, probably speaking of the cross. For Christians, it is the New *Covenant (or the *New Testament). Leviticus: Worship the Lord in the Beauty of Holiness - by Gordon Churchyard. Psalm 118:24-25. Psalm 2. in the Bible. Psalm 3 *wonderful" (Matthew 21:42). (here, God and his people). v11   They were all round me, yes, animals on the *altar and burned them there. But They needed it to fix two walls together. He prayed to God, and then could say "He saved me!" Verse 4.Let them now that fear the LORD say, that his mercy endureth for ever. v25   *LORD, save us now! name of the *LORD will be *blessed. Let all who hear, take warning, and seek his mercy. And it always will be true! (But) I destroyed them in the name of the *LORD. v20   This is the gate of the trust ~ believe that someone (usually God in the psalms) will *feast". Praise the LORD: This last of the five ending psalms shares the same beginning and ending line as the previous four. me. JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Psalms Commentary (1864) Spurgeon had high praise for Alexander's work writing that it "Occupies a first place among expositions. As   but he has not let me die. This He will make you free. Study the bible online using commentary on Psalm 118 and more! You saved me. after they die. The words "kind love" come in all 4 verses. When he saves you, you make a *covenant with him. But he destroyed them all! Psalm 118 is the sixth of the Egyptian Hallels. v22   The men who were building It is easier in verses 19-20. make something sweet and sticky called *honey. covenant ~ two people have agreed what each should do A *covenant is when two people (or more than this, also. Commentaries for Psalm Chapter 118 It is good to trust in the Lord. Easter ~ Christians remember when Jesus died and became For the *Jews, this was the Old *Covenant (or the *Old We may request cookies to be set on your device. He saved his people, (verse 21). What men intend for the greatest mischief God intends for the greatest good, and it is easy to say whose counsel shall stand. Study the bible online using commentary on Psalm 118 and more! But most Bible students think that Psalm 116 is just one psalm, all by the same *psalmist. (John 13:18) Psalms 45:6 - "Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever." A word list at the end explains the other words that have a *star by them. Wilt Thou bind us, most blessed Spirit, and enamor us with the Cross, and let us never leave it? Psalm 118 after the *Jews had built something. "Kind love" is a special love. Maybe it was Egypt, maybe it was   (but) I destroyed them *in the name of the *LORD. Words in brackets, ( ), are not in the *Hebrew Bible. passover "*Easter". "years Before Christ came to the earth.) Words in boxes are from the Bible. different countries to join together and makes them brothers and sisters. It is now in an important place at the holy ~ all good with no bad in it; separate from *sin; and villages of Israel. Here, God agrees to love and give help to his people. You are my God and I will say that you are great. verse 19, "gates of the *temple" is "*righteous gates" in i. We *bless you from the house of the *LORD. *temple at Jerusalem. It is not easy to see who said what in verses They think this because of a Woe to me, that I sojourn in Meshech, that I dwell among the tents of Kedar! happy. something *wonderful, or "very great", (verse 23). Psalm 1. (Save Us Now!) It is also about what Christians believe and do. God *punished One stone was the written in EasyEnglish Level A (1200 words). Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. Old Testament ~ the first part of the Bible, which the Read Psalm 118:10 commentary using The Treasury of David. These short commentaries are based on Level A EasyEnglish (about 1200 word vocabulary) by Gordon Churchyard. It is remarkable to consider and understand that Jesus sang these words with His disciples a few hours before His crucifixion. free. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. help in this life. He wanted So Bible students believe that the *psalmist wrote Psalm 118 for include them to give us help to understand the verse. They were "like (a cloud of) bees". v9   It is better to March-April when they remembered Egypt. Psalm 118 is about a whole country in trouble. the words when God wants to speak to you through them! His kind love will always be (with us). v24   This is the day that the v1   Thank the *LORD We have blessed you from the house of the LORD: “We can glimpse two companies at this point: one already in the temple court, greeting another which is arriving with the king. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. A *tent is a small house made from animal skins. Bees are insects that Psalm 118:19-27 seems to suggest a processional (possibly military) from outside the city of Jerusalem to the inside of the temple area. ... Commentary on Psalms 118 ... Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. It is all the people of Israel, and the house of Aaron, and   than to *trust in people. He made them free Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD: The main point of this ceremony of song is to welcome God’s deliverer through the open gates into the holy city. But the psalm continues, "Israel and the house of Aaron and Psalms 8:6 - "Thou hast put all things under his feet" (Hebrews 2:6-10) Psalms 41:9 - "Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me." (Psalms 100:3.) the building). And we cannot yet fully understand what use he is going to make of us. for me. Hebrew ~ the language that the Jews spoke; they wrote the *bless the people from inside the *temple. The holiness and happiness of a godly man. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. The right hand of God is how the Bible describes God doing things on earth. Read You can *trust them (or rely on them) to do it. all round me. 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