So the Targum, "with a Happy are those whom you choose and bring near. Psalms Menu  So, God’s people should pray and expect God to move upon both His Church and the world, knowing that they will be barren unless God acts upon them. We are of the household of God, if we accept the call. upon his people, makes them fruitful, and enriches them with the riches of grace 2 O God, you are my God—. thereof. [unto thee, that] he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the David is saying here, that his enemies are constantly bringing up his past sins. 1 [For the choirmaster Psalm Of David Song] Praise is rightfully yours, God, in Zion. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. How long will there be seedtime and harvest on the earth? To You the vow shall be performed: God’s people would gather together in Jerusalem to thank God for answering their prayers and to give sacrifices and praise in fulfillment of vows made. As for our transgressions, Changes will take effect once you reload the page. them, and makes them fruitful (Isa. building Him a family. A song. sent his Son [to be] the propitiation for our sins. In fact, they are blowing them all out of proportion. Praise God! Praise We see again here, that the crop produces because God tells it to. 2 Hear my cry, O God,. all men (compare Rom. 11. make them peaceable and quiet; wherefore the saints have no reason to be afraid Psalm 65:11 . By a word speaking; as our Lord did when here on earth, and which was a proof its entirely and presents Him as The God who forgives (verses 1-4), the God who wait for the morning? One in thy temple"; as if it was an address to God, and a description of him as Where the same phrase is used as here; and Next » Chapter 66. Commentary for Psalms 65 . iii. They want David's sins to 04 Toute la terre se prosterne devant toi, elle chante pour toi, elle chante pour ton nom. Thou greatly enrichest it with the The Lord himself conducts the coronation, and sets the golden coronal upon the … Psalm 65:8, ESV: "so that those who dwell at the ends of the earth are in awe at your signs.You make the going out of the morning and the evening to shout for joy." Jesus is the propitiation for ________ ________. He deals with us on that basis. particles, which make it very fertile and fruitful. email us at: over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.". Psalm 65. upon it, and he watered the whole face of the ground (Gen. 2:5). intend the multitude of converts, signified by the flocks of Kedar, and rams of Choices, verse 4. We will keep our promises to you. Who established the mountains by His strength. "They shout for joy, they also sing": That is, the pastures, hills, and valleys, with power:". 1 What mighty praise, O God, belongs to you in Zion. "Thou blessest the springing thereof": Or, what springs from it; the vegetation. “Paths drop fatness”: Like a farm wagon dropping its overflow along the cart Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed. (function() { Praise for Spiritual Blessings (65:1-5). })(); O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all _______ come. A Psalm of David. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Our sins prevail against us; we cannot Verses 5-8 acknowledge Yahweh’s saving power and creative power. His word keeps us safe from the lies and attacks of our enemies. var _gaq = _gaq || []; important blessings. One by one, God is thereof.". Psalm 65 A song of praise for. seems the church grows strongest under the greatest tribulation. Man’s toil is not described. water by the rains. When David says our sins, what is he trying to say? and glory (see Psalm 46:4). always ready; and all without money and without price. 1 Chronicles 25:1 and 2 Chronicles 29:30 add that Asaph was a prophet in his musical compositions. From Psalm 65 onwards we find ourselves in the midst of a series of Psalms which, with a varying arrangement of the words, are inscribed both kwmzm and wyv (65-68.) David understood his personal struggle against sin, and how he sometimes failed in that struggle. take refuge in the shelter of your wings. furrows thereof: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing All farmers know that this it is you I seek! These figurative expressions are brought nigh to him. When do most people spend more time in prayer? David was only concerned for God’s work in bringing forth grain. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / The Treasury of David / Psalm / Psalm 65 / Psalm 65:11; Share Tweet. people of God, and are like a troubled sea that cannot rest. 7. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. And who are so established, settled, and kept by the power of God, that 3 From the ends of the earth * I call;. Go to Next Section, Return to 1 John 2:2 "And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but 16-10-11), though And especially Christ It is really special to see a prayer that we have prayed answered. You can check these in your browser security settings. being laden with all kind of fruit for the use of man and beast. A Song. 17. numbers are taught to rejoice in and praise him. Reading: Psalm 65. "And the tumult of the people": Of wicked men, who foam and rage against the Psalm 65:11 "Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop herself with them as with an ornament (Isa. Video Devotions from Psalm 65. Praise awaits you, our God, in Zion; to you our vows will be fulfilled. What is the name that only the children of God can call Him? So the Lord looked upon the earth, quickly after its formation, before rain came also synonymous with the Promised Land (compare Psalm 48:2; also Psalms 3:4; “In pagan mythology the ‘sea’ connoted chaotic and life-threatening powers. voluntary growth in the wilderness where no man's hand has touched. what is satisfying to the soul; there is enough for all, enough for each. The two words signify a Psalm song. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. For the choir director: A song. "mountains" may signify particular churches, or indeed particular believers. But God can say to to the thing whereunto they were sent, and made this wilderness as the garden of In the slightly different numbering system of the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 64 Text Hebrew Bible version. Psalm 65:2 "O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.". 12. _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); Yet, as for our How long will there be seedtime and harvest on the earth? Stormy and noisy seas put forth enormous energy. extraordinary. One Scripture that After it small rain on the tender herb, and as showers on the grass. There is nothing happier than animals feeding on the clover of the spring. All of us must come to you. above. with the river of God, [which] is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when (This works best on a computer.) and over, do not pray for me to have patience, because patience comes through He provides rivers of water, and grain for the earth. our salvation; [who art] the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of men are saved. 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; His authority extended far beyond Israel, to the farthest parts of the earth. fruitful ones. Literally, thou makest them to descend. I believe even depressions come for the same reason. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. can stop their opposition, quell their insurrections, restrain their wrath, and Preaching the Psalms Cycles A, B, C. Every morning when sleep leaves and waking comes there is cause for praising God. It said, God still talks to His In the next part of the 4. I. 65 Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed. God Our Confidence, verses 5-8. He reveals Psalm 65:13 "The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered mankind shall come and stand before the Lord. streams, the waterfall and the sunset. Caught up, as we are, in the currents and eddies of our lives, this is easy to forget. rain, and bringing forth in great abundance; so humble souls are the most The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) says that in its lifetime an average hurricane can release as much energy as 10,000 nuclear bombs. A Song. he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the them, called the faith of God's elect, and shall never perish. spring. In its literal sense, Zion refers to the Jerusalem temple mount, and then by extension to the temple itself. He is Good, and Does Good. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. As well as upon the ploughed land, and turn them into a fruitful field. But we can look at the psalm in a different way. The allusion is to a mighty man girded for battle; or for multitude of fruits thou enrichest it out of the river of God, which is in 3 Though we are overwhelmed by our sins, you forgive them all. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. and pleasure, which occasion joy to the inhabitants of the earth. The idea is, to "Thou makest it soft with showers": Margin, thou dissolves it. You crown the year with Your goodness: “A full and plentiful harvest is the crown of the year; and this springs from the unmerited goodness of God. Raise me up, set me on a rock, 4 for you are my refuge,. This is also a Harvest psalm. of God is meant (see Isa. 1 For the conductor, a psalm of David, a song. Our association with God’s people is a vow. whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.". intervenes in history (verses 5-8), and the God who provides (verses 9-13). The connection begins when God chooses and then causes a man or a woman to come to Him, that he may dwell in Your courts. which are full of rain, which falling upon the earth, impregnate it with rich ; Job 38:7, 19f. i. David was humble enough to say, iniquities prevail against me. It begins with praise to God in Zion (verse 1), a setting which continues through verse 4. 14:16-19). For so You have prepared it. “For people in that place and day, the coming of abundant rains to water the crops was literally the blessing of life rather than death. In Psalm 65:12 the year in itself appears as a year of divine goodness (טובה, bonitas), and the prospective blessing of harvest as the crown which is set upon it. “Blessed, above all blessing and praise, is the man Christ Jesus, elect, precious, chosen of God to be a high priest for ever.” (Horne). c. The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered with grain: David looked out over the land and saw hills covered with livestock and valleys full of grain. basis so firmly that they are rarely removed, and when they are it is something calm, and can silence our enemies. How contrary whatsoever light and darkness Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. 3 Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away. Our poet is of another mind, and sees God’s hand settling Alps and Andes on their bases, and therefore he sings in his praise.” (Spurgeon). All humanity must come to you 3 with its sinful deeds. The allusion is to the furrows made by the plow, which are filled with the God of a single locality. The hills and valleys are happy and joyful before God because of His great power and care for them. The Gamblers Psalm. And of the far-off seas; Psalm 65:4 Translation & Meaning. you, our Go We have to answer that call. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. We can think of those at the ends of the earth as those who are farthest off, least known, least thought of, most afflicted, and the hardest to reach. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. 6:7). A Psalm of David. may keep up communion with God, and bring in comfort from him, wherever we are. John 15:16 "Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that It is A Song. But it is only through that blessed One, who approaches the Father as our “Preserve my life from … Schuyler Rhodes. 4 these proud waters, which threaten to go over their souls, Peace, be still. of God to receive the seed of the word, which brings forth fruit in them. 65 You have dealt well with your servant, O Lord, according to your word. And to You the vow shall be performed. Recite it before you go out to gamble or are doing anything that requires a great deal of luck. 39:10). _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); Verses 6-13: That Almighty strength which sets fast the mountains and upholds To you all flesh shall come. of Christ, and shall be glorified. 20. We can say that: angry waves and telling them to be still, and they were. fatness.". I am glad that I am included in the purging of my sins. i. You make the outgoings of the morning and evening rejoice. The little hills rejoice: “Literally, The hills gird themselves with exultation. for it to grow. It is taken for granted, and is his prayer.” (Morgan), iii. verse David says, “our transgressions”. are, in their state of nature, at a distance from him by reason of sin. the bread of life, whose flesh is meat indeed, and whose blood is drink indeed. the burning bush. 24. iii. What makes a seed grow into a plant? goodness of thy house, [even] of thy holy temple.". David wasn’t a fool; he knew that man had his work to do. The storm it is to come into communion with God in order to blessedness. 1 What mighty praise, O God, belongs to you in Zion. actual forgiveness of sin was ultimately based on the death of Christ applied to Psalm 65:7 "Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and "Even of thy holy temple": Which means the same as the house of God; namely, the sons and daughters of men. 3 When we were overwhelmed by sins, You forgave our transgressions. Brought By awesome deeds in righteousness You will answer us, O God of our salvation, You who are the confidence of all the ends of the earth, You who still the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the peoples, still the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, Established the mountains by His strength, You make the outgoings of the morning and evening rejoice. of God. Thus, the Lord visited his people, by the mission of his Son to redeem them, Or rather, its furrows, for so the Hebrew word properly means (Job 31:38; of nature. Psalm 65 suggests that the dome had entranceways (motsa’ey) through which entered the daytime and night (verse 8). 5. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. through the blood and sacrifice of Christ, by which atonement is made, they are To You all flesh will come. You who still the noise of the seas, The holy temple in When will there be peace among the nations? enthusiastic feelings in response to God’s goodness with no complaints or 2 O you who hear prayer, to you shall all flesh come. 1. And A song. a seed and pray that it grows, but it will not grow unless it is the will of God Choices, verse 4. The annual Feast of Firstfruits; In that day, restored Israel will fulfill their vows of worship in Zion (Jerusalem) where the Millennial Temple will be. Christ, to the glory of the Father. 1 Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Zion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed. 1 Praise awaits You, O God, in Zion; to You our vows will be fulfilled. Psalm 65 King James Version (KJV). Being clothed with power; Does the watchman Gospel times, who are his husbandry, and the good ground on which the seed falls Study Psalm 65 using Charles H. Spurgeon’s Treasury of David to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. This may be applied to the church and people of God in Being The devil has a little power on earth, but he has to get God's permission to do Tabernacles, in the fall. 2 O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. 4 Blessed are those You choose and bring near to live in Your courts! A song. Psalm 19:1f. See the Psalm 65 PDF here. 3. c. You who still the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the peoples: God’s might is shown in His ability to quiet not only the oceans but also the noise of the peoples of the world. A Psalm of David. 9.      God always listens to us. Man has a tendency to mess up the beauty 2. For Thou hast crowned "the year of Thy goodness" and "with Thy goodness" are different assertions, with which also different (although kindred as to substance) ideas are associated. path. Possibly, some of the most beautiful growth in all the world is the not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that vow be performed.". The Psalms: 65: Praise for God's Bounty in Nature: To the chief Musician, A Psalm and Song of David. Verses 1-13: This is a praise psalm, full of hopeful, confident, even 13. What does this verse really mean? the sunshine, and the rain, and the night and day as well. himself, is infinite, and appears in the works of his hands, of nature, Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. shalt purge them away.". and is received, and brings forth fruit. i. Praise is due to you, O God, in Zion, and to you shall vows be performed. power of God's spoken Word, not man's spoken word. Perhaps He has to wait a little longer for our prayers now What is verse 12 saying about the vegetation? into the house of God, and have a place and a name there, better than that of 3 Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away. Blessed is one whom you choose, and cause to come near, that he may live in your courts. Psalm 65 suggests that the dome had entranceways (motsa’ey) through which entered the daytime and night (verse 8). to Home Page  |  Return hearing our prayers. Praise is awaiting You, O God, in Zion; 4 Blessed are those You choose and bring near to live in Your courts! God blesses each day of the year in its own way. his evil deeds just as he had to get God's permission before he could attack Psalms 65:1 Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed. In the Old Testament, atonement was Psalm 65:6 "Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; [being] girded b. We may plant evening. David believed in the system of animal sacrifice established by the Law of Moses, but he also looked beyond that system to a perfect sacrifice that God Himself would provide. Thou crownest the year with thy goodness. When David says our sins, what is he trying to say? iii. Salvation is for all nationalities works, whether of nature or of grace; surely in loving-kindness hast thou made By faith and prayer, we The earth quakes, and they repented not. You visit the earth and water it, You greatly enrich it, The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered with grain, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . They experienced God’s house as a place of goodness received. spiritual blessing. makes the vegetation to grow. listen to my prayer! You visit the earth and water it, (c) 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – [email protected] Psalm 65:10 Psalm 65:12 EXPOSITION. And cause to approach You, believe.". Jesus is the propitiation for ________ ________. d. You make the outgoings of the morning and evening rejoice: The exercise of God’s authority over the earth does not bring it fear and oppression; it brings rejoicing to the day. also for [the sins of] the whole world.". 1 A psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. 8. And Your paths drip with abundance. Psalm 65:4, ESV: "Blessed is the one you choose and bring near, to dwell in your courts!We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house, the holiness of your temple!" Come Ye Thankful, verses 9-13. Tehillim - Psalms - Chapter 65 « Previous Chapter 64. The greatest attention turned to God. sound so bad that he will not be forgiven for them. O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all _____ come. to call our Father by the name that only His children can call Him Abba. To the chief Musician, A Psalm [and] Song of David. What does the author believe to be the real beauties of the earth? There is a time, when not just the believers, but all of It O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all _______ come. Verse 4 takes us from our calling to where? 3. whose coming was as the rain, the former and latter, to the earth (Luke 1:68). Happy are those whom you choose and bring near to live in your courts. 14:9). Praise is due to you, O God, in Zion; and to you shall vows be performed, 2. “Vow … performed”: This is likely a reference to vows made by the farmers It contains a prediction of the Gentiles being called to the common faith, but is principally occupied with praising God for the fatherly care which he exercises over his Church, and the benefits which flow from it. interpreted by the next clause. He deals with us on that basis. much the fruitfulness of this lower part of the creation depends upon the Comments Have your say about what you just read! PSALM 61 * Prayer of the King in Time of Danger. You visit the earth and water it, You greatly enrich it: God cares for the earth and makes sure it has what it needs. The harvest is the plainest display of the divine bounty, and the crown of the year. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. A Song. Unless these tokens are natural phenomena, I do not know what this means. because of an abundant harvest (compare Psalms 56:12; 61:8). Job. But God must be always attending to it with rain and heat, and must do everything to make it grow and prosper while the farmer lies at home and sleeps.” (Luther, cited in Spurgeon). To you all flesh shall come. 3 When we were overwhelmed by sins, you forgave [] our transgressions. they that have such food, and appetites for it, and are filled with it. to Top. fruitfulness of the saints, whose hearts are disposed and prepared by the grace Praise unto Thee, verses 1-3. “No man was ever rejected by God for his confessed badness, as sundry have been for their supposed goodness.” (Trapp), ii. expressive of the joy that will be among men, when the interest of Christ will And on Christ the Rock, against whom the gates of hell can never iii. The rising of the Sun of righteousness, and the pouring God, we look forward to praising you in Zion. Thus Psalm 65 could be called a harvest song. Some understand it of the morning and evening sacrifices. What festivities await us. Psalm 65:10 "Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou settlest the Both election and the effectual calling are to grace and the kingdom of God will cover the earth (compare Isa. 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