The first section shows five ways to make the Lord your treasure: Such is his confession to Jahve. ), with (von Lengerke), among the saints (Hupf., Thenius), would be a preposition most liable to be misapprehended, and makes Psalm 16:3 a cumbersome appendage of Psalm 16:2. We do not know what the word “Mikhtam” in the title means. David appears in this psalm as the type of person that he described in the previous psalm. It is ordained of God for the sanctified (cf. A man who was popularly known as a man after God’s own heart. Psalm 89:8; Psalm 95:3), and to this passage may be added Genesis 31:50; Genesis 32:12; Exodus 35:22; Numbers 31:8; Deuteronomy 19:9; Deuteronomy 22:6, the one thing being above, or co-ordinate with, the other. It shows that David found life in the one true God. . Psalms 16:1 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. Each person has existed in the mind of God eternally. It also occurs in Psalms 56-60. And yet it seems probable by the contexture of the Psalm, and the coherence of the several verses together, that the whole Psalm speaks of one and the same person. Of the prospect which the Redeemer had of his own resurrection and the glory that should follow, which carried him cheerfully through his undertaking ( v. 9 … Psalm 16:1 KJ21 Preserve me, O God, for in Thee do I put my trust. So often, the psalms are a means of communicating an emotion of the author. Indeed, the person who appeals to God for help is evidently the same who rejoices in having found it. Clarke's Psalms 16:1 Bible Commentary Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust - On the mode of interpretation which I have hinted at above, I consider this a prayer of the man Christ Jesus on his entering on his great atoning work, particularly his passion in the garden of Gethsemane. A Miktam[ a] of David. Glory, δόξα, is the outward manifestation of holiness. This was the opinion of our translators, and hence they have rendered it on the margin -- A golden Psalm of David. We have not met with the term Michtam before, but if spared to write upon Psalms 56:1-60:12 , we shall see it again, and shall observe that like the present these psalms, although they begin with prayer, and imply trouble, abound in holy confidence and close with songs of assurance as to ultimate safety and joy. 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.”. Proud member Verse 1. "Secret" is only one of the things that it may mean. (a) He shows that we cannot call on God unless we trust in him. Hengstenberg remarks, "Just as Thou art the Lord! His spiritual vision pierces through the outward form of the servant. When those that see it delight in it, God is more glorified than if … Some Christians call Psalm 16 the "golden psalm". 3 As for the holy ones who are in the land,. Verse 7-8. Keep and protect The text of the next two verses (so it appears) needs to be improved in two respects. Preserve me, O God, for in Thee do I put my trust. The preposition על frequently introduces that which extends beyond something else, Genesis 48:22 (cf. Keep me safe, O God; in you I take refuge. ASV. Acts 2:22-31; Acts 13:35-37), [Note: Chisholm, pp293-95.] But he also has those on earth to whom he makes confession. The believer finding his present portion, and expecting his eternal inheritance in the Lord. He said: 18 I love you, O L ord, my strength. Since the suffix of אדני (properly domini mei equals domine mi, Genesis 18:3, cf. An Exposition of Psalm Sixteen. Who are … In spite of this the grammarians are not agreed as to the pronunciation of the imperative and infinitive forms when so pointed. And here in effect is showed, that whosoever putteth his trust in God shall be preserved; otherwise the prophet's reason here had not been good. "Golden" means "like gold". Written by the excellently accomplished gentleman, WILLIAM AUSTIN, of Lincolnes Inne, Esquire... 1637," contains "Notes on the Sixteenth Psalme; more particularly on the last verse." Psalm 16:1-11. I. Psalms 17. Another is "gold". Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust. May 28, 2014 - Explore Faith Kiema-Phillips's board "psalms 16" on Pinterest. Chisholm classified this psalm as indirectly Messianic (cf. And some parts of it do peculiarly belong to Christ, of whom it is expounded by the two great apostles, Peter and Paul, Acts 2:25 13:35. Those who adopt this view, regard the title as indicating a depth of doctrinal and spiritual import in the Psalm, which neither the writer nor any of his contemporaries had fathomed. "A golden (Psalm)," or "a memorial" are explanations proposed by some—neither of which, however applicable here, appears adapted to the other Psalms where the term occurs. For (~tk) is used of the "gold of Ophir" (e.g., Psalms 45:9 ), and (~tkm) might be a derivative from that root. Some theologians have interpreted Psalm 16 as a prophecy about the journey Jesus took from the Garden of Gethsemane to the cross and to the resurrection. The word for God here used is EL (la), by which name the Lord Jesus, when under a sense of great weakness, as for instance when upon the cross, was wont to address the Mighty God, the Omnipotent Helper of his people. He had no other reliance than God; but he had confidence in him - he felt assured that there was safety there. Title. The "cup" of verse five is so direct a contrast to that cup concerning which Jesus prayed in anguish of spirit, that it cannot be a reference to it. Thou art my great overshadowing Protector, and I have taken refuge beneath thy strength. Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust." Psalms 1-75 /. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. "Whoso dwelleth in the secret of the Most High, shall abide in the shadow of the Almighty." 1 The prayer of devotion begins with a petition for protection and a confession of dependence on God (verses 1-2). 3 As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight. (John 12:27.) PSALM 16The Lord, the Psalmist’s Portion in Life and Deliverer in Death.A #Meaning uncertain; perhaps a poem.Mikhtam of David [probably intended to record memorable thoughts]. Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust. Of the special presence of God with the Redeemer in his services and sufferings ( v. 8 ). … suffices to remove its difficulties, and that in a way quite in accordance with the connection. they are noble, in whom is all my delight. This psalm has something of David in it, but much more of Christ. It had been promised to the Lord Jesus in express words, that he should be preserved, Isaiah 49:7-8 . Psalms 16:1-11 NKJV. Verse 2-3. Verses 1 - 4: "Secret" is " miktam " in Hebrew. It also occurs in Psalms 56-60. S. 100-102), who considers פּעלתּ to have sprung from פּללת as the primary form of the 1 pers. 1600. This is the first of 6 (Psalm 56-60 are the others) Psalms that contain "Miktam" in the title. Psalms 16:1… in thee . (Note: Pinsker's view (Einleit. What comfort and strength has poured forth from the book of Psalms into the hearts of so many believers, down through centuries of time. Preserve me, &c.—keep or watch over my interests. As David was frequently in such circumstances, they were probably primarily spoken by him in his own person, as a member of Christ, and they are words which often suit the case of any … In view of the sufferings before Him, the Saviour, with that instinctive dread of death manifested in Gethsemane, calls on God to "preserve" Him; He avows His delight in holiness and abhorrence of the wicked and their wickedness; and for "the joy that was set before Him, despising the shame" [Heb 12:2], encourages Himself; contemplating the glories of the heritage appointed Him. The prayer and the plea. As in Proverbs 23:7 it is short for בּל־תּהיה. Faith, like the sword of Saul, never returns empty; it overcomes heaven when held in the hand of prayer.