Now, in verses 6-11, we are in a different country. hope thou in God, for I shall yet praise him for the helpe of his countenance. 7 Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me. Psalms 42:7 Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me. See Ps 143:3-4, and compare our Lord's words, "My soul is troubled" (Joh 12:27) with the Evangelist's statement, "Jesus was troubled in spirit" (Joh 13:21 11:33). Psalm 42:6-8 King James Version (KJV). On an eight-stringed harp. Psalm » Chapter 42 » exegesis. "A day in thy courts is better than a thousand. BOOK II Psalms 42–72 -Psalm 42 - For the director of music. Psalm 42 - Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible . PREVIOUS NEXT. 12:17-18). marg. Psalms 42 Commentary; HAMILTON SMITH. Psalm 42 Commentary; CHARLES SIMEON. Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me. The NASB Study Bible (p. 781) has an interesting suggestion that the psalmist was a Korahite Levite taken captive by Syria. When can I go and meet with God? 5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? Genesis 42:6 And Joseph [was] the governor over the land, [and] he [it was] that sold to all the people of the land: and Joseph’s brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him [with] their faces to the earth.. Ver. O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. Commentary on Psalm 43 View Bible Text . Psalm 42:6 Commentary - Remember God! Psalm 6 is known as the first of the seven penitential psalms – songs of confession and humility before God. 6 O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. Psalms 42:5 : Psalms 42:7 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily … Psalm 42 Resources. Psalms 42:6 Context. 43:1-2 > 43:3-5. 3. he is being taunted by his captors, Ps. David saw troubles coming from God's wrath, and that discouraged him. 42:3, 10 (cf. The way to forget our miseries, is to remember the God of our mercies. This psalm is titled To the Chief Musician. DIFFERENT TYPES OF DEER: 1 ‘The deer that rejects water.’ Doesn’t believe in it, doesn’t long for it, or doesn’t know they long for it. 3. A maskil of the Sons of Korah. and why art thou disquieted in me? The practice of separating the psalms … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 43" Psalms 137:5; nay, they preferred it to their chiefest joy: "If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy," Psalms 42:6. 5 Why art thou cast downe, O my soule, and why art thou disquieted in me? * [Psalms 42–43] Ps 42–43 form a single lament of three sections, each section ending in an identical refrain (Ps 42:6, 12; 43:5). My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon—from Mount Mizar. 42:9-10 > 42:11. Most interpreters today treat Psalms 42 and 43 as one psalm because a number of Hebrew manuscripts present the psalms together in one text and because the psalms share vocabulary and themes. Psalm 43 is the only psalm in the second book that lacks a superscription; and the two psalms are in fact joined together in some Hebrew manuscripts. Psalm 42 Commentary; C H SPURGEON. 42:6-7 > 42:8. To the leader. Psalm 42:6. 7 Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me. See Ps 42:6 43:5 131:2. Psalm 42 – Honest Prayer from a Discouraged Saint. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. Commentary. 2. he longs for Canaan, Ps. Psalm 42:1,2 David's Desire After God; Psalm 43:3,4 Access to God in Ordinances; Psalm 43:5 Sources and Remedy of Dejection; CHUCK SMITH. Usually this is enough to deliver us from this nagging fear that God is not going to do anything at all. Psalm 42:6-11: My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon-from Mount Mizar. Psalm 42 Commentary (Scroll Down for related Homilies) SERMON BIBLE. There was no place in the world that David regarded or cared to be in in comparison of it. It may take you a few cycles of up and down before you pull out of your nosedive. Read verse in New International Version 4 When I remember these things, I powre out my soule in mee; for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God; with the voyce of ioy and praise, with a multitude that kept holy day. Psalm 137, which is also an exilic Psalm). Psalm 42:6-8 New International Version (NIV) 6 My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon —from Mount Mizar. The title of this psalm is To the Chief Musician. His remembering of the past has not worked. O my God, my soul is cast down - It is impossible for me to lighten this load; I am full of discouragements, notwithstanding I labor to hope in thee. It seems to denote the slow and stately march of a solemn procession, and may be rendered as in R.V. The word is found elsewhere only in Isaiah 38:15. What Psalm 42:6 - 11 means. Using the refrain “Hope thou in God” as a marker, the poem yields three stanzas. Commentaries. Even if you feel depressed, you are responsible to please the Lord by living in obedience to His Word. Despite sadness, the psalmist hopes once again to join the worshiping crowds. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Usually it does. A Maskil of the Korahites. --Christopher Wordsworth. And Joseph was the governor.] Psalm 42:6-8 My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon—from Mount Mizar. See Psalm 42:6 comments for insights gleaned from New Testament uses of the verb tarasso. Updated: Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:55 By admin. There is a river and mountains. Psalm 42 essentially a lament, with Psalm 43 forming the Psalmist’s prayer in response to the lament. 42:6. Leading them. From the little hill I will think of all thy former love; — all the sacred spots where thou hast met with me, all the lonely places where thou hast been my comfort, and all the joyful regions where thou hast been my glory. View Psalm . As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God. Verses 6 – 7: In verses 1 - 5 the *psalmist was in dry country, what we call a desert. Verse 4. (Psalms 42:6-8 RSV) He is still despondent. The etymology of the English word "despair" is "enlightening" - Despair - early 14 century, from stem of Old French desperer "be dismayed, lose hope, despair," from Latin desperare "to despair, to lose all hope," from de- "without" (see de-) + sperare "to hope," from spes "hope" (see sperate). Where are we? Pulpit Commentary. With stringed instruments. 4 When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday. It was a custom among some in the early church to sing these psalms on Ash Wednesday, 40 days before Resurrection Sunday. Psalm 42:6, ESV: "and my God.My soul is cast down within me; therefore I remember you from the land of Jordan and of Hermon, from Mount Mizar." We need to be very careful at this point! Commentary on Psalm 44:1-8 (Read Psalm 44:1-8) Former experiences of God's power and goodness are strong supports to faith, and powerful pleas in prayer under present calamities. The refrain in the two psalms (Psalms 42:5, 11; 43:5) is the clearest sign of their unity. When shall I come and behold. Forerunner Commentary Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown John Wesley's Notes Matthew Henry People's Commentary (NT) Robertson's Word Pictures (NT) Scofield: Definitions: Interlinear: Library: Topical Studies: X-References: Commentaries: No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Psalms 42:6. Psalm 42:6 Parallel. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. Water the key theme in the Psalm. Without it we die. 42:6-11 The way to forget our miseries, is to remember the God of our mercies. Therefore untill I remember thee from the land of Jordan - That is, from Judea, this being the chief river of that country. David saw troubles coming from God's wrath, and that discouraged him. Psalm 42:6. Psalms 42:6. All of this is alleged to point to a time during the rebellion of Absalom when David was an `exile.' Psalm 42:6 O my God, my soul is in despair within me; Therefore I remember Thee from the land of the Jordan, And the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar: my God: Ps 22:1 43:4 88:1-3 Mt 26:39 27:46; therefore: Ps 77:6-11 Jon 2:7; from the: Ps 61:2 2Sa 17:22,27; … Psalms 42:6 Context. But the crucial thing is that you are aggressively dealing with it and not just drifting with the circumstances. O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. Resources. Why so disturbed within me? 8 By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me— a prayer to the God of my life. Click the verse number to read commentary, definitions, meanings, ... Psalms 42:6 O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. Apart from air, water our most basic need. Click a verse to see commentary Select a resource above BOOK II (Psalms 42–72) ... (Psalms 42–72) Psalm 42 Longing for God and His Help in Distress. Most interpreters today treat Psalms 42 and 43 as one psalm because a number of Hebrew manuscripts present the psalms together in one text and because the psalms share vocabulary and themes.1 The refrain in the two psalms (Psalms 42:5, 11; 43:5) is the clearest sign of their unity. 200 kilometres north of Jerusalem is a group of mountains called the Hermons. As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. Psalm 41 Psalm 43 Psalm 42:6 New International Version (NIV) 6 My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon —from Mount Mizar. Psalm 42:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 42:6, NIV: "My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon--from Mount Mizar." the face of God? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. Why, my soul, are you downcast? 2. Psalm 42:6, and Psalm 77:11. The psalmist is far from Jerusalem, and longs for the divine presence that Israel experienced in the Temple liturgy. 6. 1. Psalms 42:6-11. 3 My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God? Verse 3. The dejection of the spirit represents a still more sorrowful and downcast condition, than the fainting of the soul. went in procession with them, or, with a slight change of vowels, taken transitively. 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