God alone is the only One in Whom our trust must be continuously founded - for He alone is worthy. Study the Inner Meaning To the Chief Musician, to Jeduthun. “God is a refuge for us.” This is a fact in which all mankind are deeply interested. ← Psalms 62:7 Full Chapter Psalms 62:9 → 8 By God God is my heil en my eer; die rots rots van my sterkte, my toevlug is in God God . We at all times need to place our confidence in him. Psalm 62 has elements of a Psalm of praise, thanksgiving, lament, and wisdom. What does this mean? 1 Samuel 30:6 says, "David made himself strong in the *LORD his God". All trust, from all saints, at all times. Good men have melting spirits. I. Quamdiu: The duration of this trust: "How long?" Faith is an abiding duty, a perpetual privilege. Thus did good Jehoshaphat: "O our God; we know not what to do: only our eyes are unto thee.". Proud member In its outline, it is divided into three parts, which the occurrence of the word ‘selah’ does. Psalm 62:5-8 Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him. Faith is an abiding duty, a perpetual privilege. To keep our griefs to ourselves is to hoard up wretchedness. John Berridge. But more expressly. Isaiah 30:22, Zechariah 14:12. 1 Samuel 23:16 says, "Jonathan made David strong in God". Thomas Lye, M.A. The sadness of the poet is reflected in the compressed, obscure, and peculiar character of the expression. Verse 8. This teacheth us to deal plainly with God in laying open our hearts before him; and then, no doubt, we shall find ease. Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. To the Lord unburden your soul; let him be your only father confessor, for he only can absolve you when he has heard your confession. Trust in him at all times, ye people — By my example be encouraged, and learn to trust in God. Who wrote the Psalm and when is impossible to … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 62:5-12" of b, but only with ‛lâ. Of the house of Israel, as the Targum. So let sin be poured out of the heart, that no colour of it may remain in external marks, no savour in our words, no taste in our affections. Dr. Johnson replied, “Depend upon it, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” From this הוּת, of which even the construction with Arab. Thus, I consider it a mixed-genre Psalm. 7 In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God. According to our love, so is our faith and trust in God; and according to our trust, such is our freedom at the throne of grace. How long will you assail a person, will you batter your victim, all of you, David declares with greater detail why he is able to rest in the Lord. As a true friend is to love, so a sound believer is to trust, at all times. He is never weary with hearing the complaints of his people; therefore you should go and keep nothing back; tell him everything that hurts you, and pour all your complaints into his merciful bosom. In Psalm 62:4 it is a question whether the reading תּרצּחוּ of the school of Tiberias or the Babylonian תּרצּחוּ is to be preferred. God is a refuge for us. PSALM 62:8. To trust in God is to cast our burden on the Lord, when it is too heavy for our own shoulder ( Psalms 55:22 ); to dwell "in the secret place of the Most High," when we know not where to lay our heads on earth ( Psalms 91:1 ); to "look to our Maker," and to "have respect to the Holy One of Israel" ( Isaiah 17:7 ); to lean on our Beloved ( Song of Solomon 8:5 Isa 36:6); to stay ourselves, when sinking, on the Lord our God ( Isaiah 26:3 ). Clarke's Psalms 62:8 Bible Commentary Trust in him - ye people - All ye who are faithful to your king, continue to trust in God. Psalm 62:1(NASB) Verse Thoughts David, the man after God's own heart was beset by difficulties and dangers and encompassed about by many enemies and those that would seek his life to destroy him, but David's confidence was in the Lord, Who was his Rock and his … The pointing יקללוּ follows the rule of יהללו, Psalm 22:27, ירננו, Psalm 149:5, and the like (to which the only exceptions are הנני, חקקי, רננת). In verses 5-8 David expands upon the themes set forward in the first two verses of this psalm. To Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. The idea is, that the heart becomes tender and soft, so that its feelings and desires flow out as water, and all its emotions, all its wishes, its sorrows, its troubles, are poured out before God. Selah. Barnes's Psalms 62:8 Bible Commentary Trust in him at all times - This exhortation, addressed to all persons, in all circumstances, and at all times, is founded on the personal experience of the psalmist, and on the views which he had of the character of God, as worthy of universal confidence. All that are Israelites indeed, and are the Lord's covenant people. Exposition - Explanatory Notes and Quaint Sayings Hints to the Village Preacher - Works Upon This Psalm TITLE. For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. (8-12) Commentary on Psalm 62:1-7 (Read Psalm 62:1-7). This is the second Psalm which is dedicated to Jeduthun, or Ethan, the former one being the thirty-ninth, a Psalm which is almost a twin with this in many respects, containing in the original the word translated only four times as this does six. The Story of Psalm 62. What does he say to you? My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge. "All the day long. (Note: The reading of Ben-Asher תּרצּחוּ is followed by Aben-Ezra, Kimchi, and others, taking this form (which could not possibly be anything else) as Pual. (first clause). htk, proscindere) which has a meaning that is even better suited to this passage, and one which is still retained in the spoken language of Syria at the present day: hattani is equivalent to "he compromised me" ( equals hataka es-sitra ‛annı̂, he has pulled my veil down), dishonoured me before the world by speaking evil concerning me; whence in Damascus el-hettât is the appellation for a man who without any consideration insults a person before others, whether he be present or absent at the time. On my drive to work this morning, I heard the song by CeCe Winans, “Alabaster box.” "). Pour out your heart before him — Make known to him all the desires, cares, and griefs of your hearts freely and frequently, with confident expectation of obtaining what you want or desire from him. In a word trust in God is that high act or exercise of faith whereby the soul, looking upon God and casting itself on his goodness, power, promises, faithfulness, and providence, is lifted up above carnal fears and discouragements; above perplexing doubts and disquietments; either for the obtaining and continuance of that which is good, or for the preventing or removing of that which is evil... Trust in him at all times. In all these trust in God is not, like snow in harvest, uncomely, but seasonable, yea, necessary. Trust only in God every moment! ... On the meaning of the phrase "pour out your heart," see the notes at Psalm 42:4. Turn the vessel of your soul upside down in his secret presence, and let your inmost thoughts, desires, sorrows, and sins be poured out like water. 1 Samuel 23:16 says, "Jonathan made David strong in God". There is another Arab. It is asserted by the learned in chemistry that no menstruums are so powerful as sulphureous and oily liquors to melt down the hardest minerals; to be sure there is nothing like the oil of mercy, so potent a solvent for an iron heart. Make him your counsellor and friend; you cannot please him better than when your hearts rely wholly upon him. Tell him all your troubles and pour out your heart-longings to him. Pour out your heart. Verse 8. Verse 8. Psalm 62:8 "Trust in him at all times; [ye] people, pour out your heart before him: God [is] a refuge for us. 8 Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. 1 Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation. Psalm 62:8 Trust in Him at all times, O people;Pour out your heart before Him;God is a refuge for us. The singular is distributive in this instance: suo quisque ore, like לו in Isaiah 2:20, ממּנּו, Isaiah 5:23, cf. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Selah; on this word; see Gill on Psalm 3:2. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. To the leader: according to Jeduthun. Selah. ‛lâ, together with the intensive form is characteristic, we here read the Pil. The duty of trusting in God. That is a precious word: Pour out your heart before him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall never be shaken. Notice that verses 5-6 parallel verses 1-2. The Piel Arab. pour out your heart before him: as Hannah did, 1 Samuel 1:15; and as water is poured out, Lamentations 2:19; it means the desires of the heart, the complaints of the soul, the whole of their case which they should spread before the Lord, and make known unto him; see Psalm 102:1, title, and Psalm 142:2; the phrase denotes the abundance of the heart, and of its requests, and the freedom with which they should be made to the Lord; for through the blood and sacrifice of Christ a believer may come to the throne of grace with boldness and liberty, and there freely tell the Lord all his mind, and all that is in his heart; God is a refuge for us; to whom the saints may have recourse in all their times of trouble, and where they find safety and plenty, Isaiah 33:16. Whatever he may be to others, his own people have a peculiar heritage in him; for us he is undoubtedly a refuge: here then is the best of reasons for resorting to him whenever sorrows weigh upon our bosoms. Timely silence! But it also lacks elements of each of these. It means that when David was weak or ill or afraid he asked God to give him help. The time of trusting in God cannot be lapsed. Now is a time, not for over grieving, murmuring, sinking, desponding, but for trusting. Trust in him, and pour out your hearts before him; pour them out, like water, in joyful tears. David often became "strong in God". When I came across Psalm 62:8 yesterday it really spoke to me. 8 Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Psalm 62:8. It is not about attending seminars, reading books or formulas but it is about trusting Him fully. T. Lye's Sermon in "Morning Exercises.". Psalm 62:1 ERV ~ He alone is my Rock and my Salvation, My defense and my strong tower; I will not be shaken or disheartened. John Berridge. The words עד־אנה תהותתו על־אישׁ find their most satisfactory explanation in the Arab. The peculiar security of the peculiar people. Fear not the threatenings of my enemies, for God will be a refuge for us. Yea, but all time in respect of trust in God, as an appointed, yea, and an accepted time. is also found, which cannot be taken as a resolved Piel, since the Metheg is wanting, but is to be read terotzchu, and is to be taken (as also the reading מלשׁני, Psalm 101:5, and ויּחלקם, 1 Chronicles 23:6; 1 Chronicles 24:3) as Poal (vid., on Psalm 94:20; Psalm 109:10).). The writer in the Westminster Assembly's Annotations well observes that it is the tendency of our wicked nature to bite on the bridle, and hide our grief in sullenness; but the gracious soul will overcome this propensity, and utter its sorrow before the Lord. (1-7) No trust to be put in worldly things. God is a refuge for us - For all. Selah. We should trust when we can see, as well as when we are utterly in the dark. Psalm 62:8"Trust in Him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us." The Psalms: 62: God the Only Refuge: To the chief Musician, to Jedu'thun, A Psalm of David. Psalms 62:9 Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity. The transmitted reading גּדר הדּחוּיה, although not incorrect in itself so far as the gender (Proverbs 24:31) and the article are concerned (Ges. 6 He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved. In 1777, Dr. William Dodd, a London clergyman, was condemned to be hanged for forgery. All rights reserved. Psalm 62:8"Trust in Him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us." Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out… Their determination (יעץ as in Isaiah 14:24) is clear. Ye to whom his love is revealed, reveal yourselves to him. BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD: The Holy Bible: King James Version. Clearly I had already read it at some point because it was already underlined in my bible. As interesting fact asserted. Trust in him, etc. הותת, which is not badly rendered by the lxx ἐπιτίθεσθε, Vulgate irruitis. Selah". It means that when David was weak or ill or afraid he asked God to give him help. What does this mean? Psalm 62:1 In Hebrew texts 62:1-12 is numbered 62:2-13. Dr. Johnson replied, “Depend upon it, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” These are exhorted and encouraged to trust in him. Adversity is a fit season for faith; but prosperity is not less so. (Note: Neshwn and the Kms say: "hawwata and hajjata bi-fulân-in signifies to call out to any one in order to put him in terror (Arab. God at all times deserves our confidence. Thomas Wilcocks. It is not a wrong addition but appropriate. The Passion Translation reads, “Join me, everyone! Verse 8. Hide nothing from him, for you can hide nothing. Verse 8. Ye people, pour out your heart before him. His heart is set on you, lay bare your hearts to him. 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