To them shall the gate of true science open; they shall understand the mysteries of creation, providence, and redemption; and they who thus ‘seek,’ shall find the treasures of eternal wisdom.” (Horne), v. “But while this verse is well taken as God’s charter for the scientist and artist, verse 10 must be its partner, lest ‘professing to be wise’ we become fools, like the men of Romans 1:18-23.” (Kidner), vi. Words in brackets, ( ), are not in the *Hebrew Bible. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. In a mere seventy-two words, the psalmist summarizes the whole history of God’s deliverance of ancient Israel in the following structure: Verse 1: A Vow to Give Thanks Verses 2-4: The Deeds of the Lord Praised Verses 5-9: The Deeds of the Lord Described Verse 10: An Introduction to Wisdom. “Company [assembly] is that intimate word sôd, which has the connotation of a circle of friends or advisers.” (Kidner). We find it in the stories of the ten plagues, the crossing of the Red Sea, the manna, the provision of water in the desert. The word “fear” (yara’) appears in the Hebrew Bible as a synonym for “love” (Deuteronomy 10:12); “cling to” (Deuteronomy 10:20); and “serve” (Deuteronomy 6:13; Joshua 24:14). 1. i. Holy and awesome is His name. In other words, during the time of Nehemiah and Ezra or perhaps shortly thereafter. The pursuit of wisdom is not a popular ideal.” (Boice), iii. Their findings will lead them to do their work with all their strength and take pleasure in how God’s wisdom and power are revealed through His honorable and glorious works. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Psalms 111:7. The NASB translates it as “A good understanding have all those who do His commandments.” Let’s dig … This pleasure can be ours forever. Psalms 109:14-20 A Call For God to Judge The Wicked. Psalms 111:10 HCSB The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow His instructions have good insight. This is another of the acrostic psalms, arranged according to the Hebrew alphabet. Praising God with others showed that the psalmist gloried in the praises of God; praising God with others was also a help and encouragement to praise Him. I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, in the … I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly … His precepts are sure: “He is no fickle despot, commanding one thing one day and another [on a different day], but his commands remain absolutely unaltered, their necessity equally unquestionable, their excellence permanently proven, and their reward eternally secure.” (Spurgeon). Yet we read in the Old Testament that “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” Thus, we know that “the fear of the Lord” is a good thing; it is a positive aspect of our faith. A. Psalms 111 and 112 are acrostic, wisdom psalms. (c) 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – ewm@enduringword.com. PSALM 111 COMMENTARY EDITED BY GLENN PEASE INTRODUCTION SPURGEON, "There is no title to this psalm, but it is an alphabetical hymn of praise, having for its subject the works of the Lord in creation, providence, and grace. Except for the opening line of “Praise the Lord” (Hallelujah), each of the 22 lines of Psalm 111 begins with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Commentary, Psalm 111:1-10, Nancy deClaissé-Walford, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2010. Food: “The word signifies what is taken in hunting – wild beasts, venison, or fowls of any kind; particularly such as were proper for food. He has caused his wonders to be remembered; the LORD is … They stand fast forever and ever, But wisdom? The psalmist likely had the exodus in mind. Click on the different category headings to find out more. Where are the prophets today? He has made His wonderful works to be remembered; He that hath the fear of God is truly wise.” (de Superville, cited in Spurgeon). Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. We may request cookies to be set on your device. How interesting that this Psalm follows Psalm 110 which spoke of God's judgment and calls us to fear Him. “Happy are they who, with humility and diligence, with faith and devotion, give themselves to the contemplation of these works, and take ‘pleasure’ and delight therein. i. New American Standard Version. Psalms 111:2 The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein. He has made His wonderful works to be remembered: God designed His saving acts to be remembered among His people. Psalms 111:6. Psalms 108:1-13 With God’s Help we Can Do More Than we Think. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. This declaration of His great works brought Israel into the land of Canaan (giving them the heritage of the nations). The text assigned is an entire, but fairly brief, chapter in 1 Corinthians, located at the beginning of a longer unit extending over three chapters (1 Corinthians 8:1 through10:33). “Thus the inspired author brings out the coherence between the Lord’s acts and words. It is a single word, ‘wonders’, and refers most often to the great saving acts of God.”, ii. The angels surrounding God’s throne see His greatness and the greatness of His works, and they never stop praising Him (Revelation 4:8). A good understanding have all those who do His commandments: Taking into account the greatness of God’s works, one should obey God – that is, do His commandments. However, Psalm 103 praises Yahweh for his redemptive work, and Psalm 104 … It is a dangerous, a reverent, a fearful relationship. The LORD is gracious and full of compassion. Glorious and majestic are his deeds, and his righteousness endures forever. In verses 5-9, the psalmist outlines, in brief descriptive phrases, the works and wonderful deeds of God. The works of His hands are verity and justice; He writes: “Psalm 111 glories in the present and permanent relevance of the ancient events of salvation. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. 4 He hath made … 3 His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever. 111:1b. Upon these the community may depend for its future as the people of God. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. In the assembly of the upright and in the congregation. In addition, Psalm 111 is a succinct and masterful acrostic poem. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. Praise the LORD: Psalm 111 begins with the simple declaration, Hallelujah! Each psalm … And verse 9’s reference to “deliverance” summarizes the actions of God in the Exodus and Wilderness wanderings. His praise endures forever. b. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. Studied by all who have pleasure in them: The greatness of God’s work invites close study by the scientist, the historian, and the theologian. 1Leslie C. Allen, Psalms 101-150, Word Biblical Commentary, ed. or Hallelujah. A central theme in this section is the nature and issue of Jesus’ authority (exousia), especially seen through the literary structure of our material. The works of His hands are verity and justice: What God does is true and fair, and what He commands is settled (His precepts are sure). e. He has declared to His people the power of His works: God did not hide His greatness, but declared it to His people – if they would pay attention! They are interested in making money and in having a good time. You can check these in your browser security settings. These terms are now only titles of ecclesiastical respect, especially in the Protestant ministry; but there was a time in which these were no empty titles. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. There would be nothing held back in his praise; it would be given to God with his whole heart. This is another of the acrostic psalms, arranged according to the Hebrew alphabet. It was as if the psalmist thought, Before I describe how I will praise Him, let me simply declare His praise. Wisdom cannot advance further until this starting point is established. b. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; They are connected in this way: Psalm 111 sets forth the greatness, mercy, and righteousness of God: Psalm 112 the reflection of these attributes in the greatness, Psalms 112:2 , mercy, Psalms … Psalm 111:1 This psalm is an acrostic poem, each line beginning with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet Cross references Psalm 111:1 : See Ps. James Montgomery Boice commented on the similarities between Psalms 111 and 112: “They are the same length, fall into identical stanzas, and even have identical or similar phrases occurring at the same places in … Changes will take effect once you reload the page. Each line of poetry begins with the next letter of the Hebrew alphabet. His work is honorable and glorious, Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 104 EXEGESIS: CONTEXT: This is a companion psalm to Psalm 103. Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them. These two Psalms are also linked by the phrase, "His righteousness endures forever," which occurs in the Psalter only in Ps. More Psalms commentaries. 2. And are done in truth and uprightness. The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. c. He has given food to those who fear Him: Perhaps the psalmist had in mind God’s provision for Israel through the wilderness, or the more general principle David wrote of in Psalm 37:25, that he had never seen the descendants of the righteous begging bread. i. Kidner notes that a different Hebrew word is translated work in verse 3: “Here God’s work (poal) is more likely to mean his providential acts, as in, e.g., Deuteronomy 32:4 [His work is perfect].”. Some are interested in knowing something, in getting an education. Praise ye the Lord—or, Hallelujah (Ps 104:35). The acrostic starts at Ps. Gordon Churchyard. Like Psalm 111 before it, Psalm 112 is an acrostic psalm. We must set an example.” (Boice), ii. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. When … B. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. The word for assembly and the word for congregation indicate different size groups. This and divers of the psalms that follow it seem to have been penned by David for the service of the church in their solemn feasts, and not upon any particular occasion. They are a signpost pointing to his enduring care and claim.”1, As believing communities recite and reverence the stories of the great deeds and wondrous acts of God performed on their behalf, they maintain and make ever-new their claim of being “the people of God.”. He is full of these qualities in His being, and expresses them in his great works. An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word vocabulary) on Psalm 111. www.easyenglish.bible. Psalms 111:8. Verses 2-4 culminate in verse 4b’s refrain “the LORD is gracious and merciful.” “Gracious,” from the Hebrew verbal root hanan, and “merciful,” from the verbal root raham, are two of the self-declarative attributes of God given to Moses in Exodus 34:6. He has declared to His people the power of His works, It connotes the act of ‘proclamation.’ Israel not only remembered but proclaimed what God had done.” (VanGemeren). Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. The Hebrew word for “fear” is powerful in meaning, but it has more to do with feelings of awesomeness. David A. Hubbard and Glenn W. Barker (Waco, TX:  Word Books, Publisher), 93. Verse 6’s “the inheritance of the nations” suggests God’s giving of the Promised Land to the Israelites (Deuteronomy 6-7). B. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. Psalm 111 is classified as an Individual Hymn of Thanksgiving, a psalm type in which the singer gives thanks for God’s goodness in delivering him/her from various life-threatening situations such as illness, oppression, or enemy attack. My whole heart: “God cannot be acceptably praised with a divided heart, neither should we attempt so to dishonour him; for our whole heart is little enough for his glory, and there can be no reason why it should not all be lifted up in his praise.” (Spurgeon). “There is a science laboratory in Cambridge, England, called the Cavendish Laboratory, named after the eighteenth-century English chemist and physicist Sir Henry Cavendish (1731-1810). James Montgomery Boice observed, “The two psalms are an obviously matched pair. -- The two psalms, Psalm 111 and Psalm 112, resemble one another in construction, alphabetical arrangement, and general tone and manner. He will ever be mindful of His covenant. “If we want other people to praise God, we must praise God first. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. It's also written in an acrostic poetry style (see notes on Psalm 111, above). By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. Full of honor and majesty is his work, and his righteousness endures forever. While some scholars suggest that these two terms imply different groups of people, the first a small group that gathered around the worshiper and the second the entire congregation of worshipers, most make no distinction between the two. 111:1b. A. Psalms 111 and 112 are acrostic, wisdom psalms. The idea that the fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom is also found in Job 28:28; Proverbs 1:7; 9:10; and Ecclesiastes 12:13. ii. In verse 5, God gives “food,” a reference perhaps to the giving of the manna and quail in the Wilderness (Exodus 16 and Numbers 11). All His precepts are sure. Almost everyone wants to be well liked. “Kepler, when he first turned his telescope to clustered worlds, exclaimed, ‘I am thinking over again the first thoughts of God.’ Would that the ecstasy of the ardent student of nature might fill our hearts as we direct our thought to the great works of our Saviour-God.” (Meyer), iv. The first line of the two psalms is exactly the same in Hebrew: i nepes barak yhwh (“My soul, praise/bless Yahweh!”). It is a dishonor to him and a failure of man that the miracles of His redemption are forgotten, or worse yet denied. Psalms 111. Congregation refers to the larger gatherings of God’s people. You can also change some of your preferences. Psalm 111 Praise for God’s Wonderful Works. These two Psalms are also linked by the phrase, "His righteousness endures forever," which occurs in the Psalter only in Ps. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: Recognizing the greatness of God’s works, one should appropriately fear Him. This Psalm, however, speaks of the great works that God has done for His people. He has made His wonderful works to be remembered; He has made His wonderful works to be remembered, The LORD is gracious and full of compassion, He has declared to His people the power of His works, The works of His hands are verity and justice. Probably written by the same author as Psalm 111, here's a comparison between the righteous and the wicked. "Psalm 111 is classified as an Individual Hymn of Thanksgiving, a psalm type in which the singer gives thanks for God's goodness in delivering him/her from various life-threatening situations such as illness, … 1 Praise ye the Lord.I will praise the Lord with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation. The Psalmist celebrates God's gracious dealings with His people, of which a summary statement is given. Words in boxes are from the Bible. Psalm 111. Psalm 111 – The Greatness of God’s Works. Except for the opening line of “Praise the Lord” (Hallelujah), each of the 22 lines of Psalm 111 begins with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet. 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. The LORD is gracious and full of compassion: First in the mind of the psalmist was God’s great work of grace and love. It is important to understand when researchers feel this psalm was written: sometime after the Jews returned from their exile in Babylon. This is a psalm of praise. 2 The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein. Psalm 111:1-10. 2 The works of the Lord are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein. These short commentaries are based on Level A EasyEnglish (about 1200 word vocabulary) by Gordon Churchyard. Such was the power of the clergy, that, when they walked not in the fear of the Lord, they caused the people to fear, and they themselves were to be feared; but, when the secular power was added to the spiritual, they were then truly reverendi and reverendissimi, to be feared and greatly to be feared.”. God declares, “The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love.” In Psalm 111, the word order is reversed (“merciful and gracious” in Exodus 34; “gracious and merciful” in Psalm 111) because of the constraints of the acrostic structure of the psalm. … Those events have a once-and-for-all value which the New Testament in turn attaches to the Christological counterpart. He hath given meat — All necessary provisions for their being and well-being; unto them that fear him — To the Israelites, the only people in the world that feared and worshipped the true God according to his will, and especially to those among them that truly feared him, and, for their sakes, to the body of that nation, … ii. Do you have good insight? The Psalm scholar Leslie Allen likens the words of Psalm 111 to Romans 5:1-11. Praise Yahweh! The works of the LORD are great: God should be praised for who He is, but what He has done is also worthy of praise. I will give thanks to the L ord with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation. 1. 1 The psalmist by his example inciteth others to praise God for his glorious, 5 and gracious works. 111:3 and Ps. “Yah” is the abbreviated form of the divine name (YHWH), which incorporates the verb meaning “to be.” The “precepts” of verse 7-8 are part of the Torah, the instruction of God given at Sinai (see Psalm 119:27, 104, 173). They are connected in this way: Psalm 111 sets forth the greatness, mercy, and righteousness of God: Psalm 112 the reflection of these attributes in the greatness, Ps 112:2, mercy, Ps 112:5, … Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. Psalm 111. “The great art used in the composure of this and some other psalms (after the order of the Hebrew alphabet) serveth both to set forth their excellence and for the help of memory.” (John Trapp), Many commentators note the connection between Psalms 111 and 112. His praise endures forever. Study Psalm 111 using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart. We see in verse 1 the primary characteristic of the righteous, "Praise ye the LORD. In Psalm 107, the reader encounters the words “Give thanks to the LORD” in verses 1, 8, 15, 21, and 31. Here the emphasis is on His work in creation, and these works are great in their number and in their significance. When we enter into a relationship with the God of the Bible, it is a high calling. i. 111:3 and Ps. I will give thanks to Yahweh with my whole heart, in the council … The date of the psalm is generally labeled post-exilic, as the knee-jerk response of some critics; but a far better estimate of this is by McCaw, who wrote that, "The references to the assembled congregation (Psalms 111:1), the works of the Lord (Psalms 111:2,3,4,6,7) and the covenant (Psalms 111:5,9) suggest that the psalm … Psalm 111 opens with the words “praise Yah,” transliterated Alleloúia (Hallelujah) in the Septuagint. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation. With God described as “awesome” in verse 9, the proper response of the worshiper in verse 10 is to “fear the Lord.” In the twenty-first century we tend to associate “fear” with something scary, something we want to get away from, or something we think will harm us. b. Psalm 111:5-6. Psalm 111 Commentary. It is distinguished by having the words of Psalm 111:2 inscribed over the entrance to its building as a charter for every believing scientist: Great are the works of the Lord; they are pondered by all who delight in them.” (Boice), iii. They all reflect his divine nature as a Father-King in relationship to his children-subjects. Great are the works of the L ord, studied by all who delight in them. “Probably this will be our employment in eternity; ever passing into deeper and fuller appreciation of the works of God, and breaking into more rapturous songs.” (Meyer). Studied: “The more one gazes, the more one sees.” (Maclaren), ii. Both psalms begin with "Praise the LORD!" c. In the assembly of the upright: The praise would be wholehearted, but it would also be public. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. Read Psalms 111 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). And His righteousness endures forever. It is more about being in the presence of the holy other with cautious reverence than it is about the sweaty-palmed, shaking, gasping for breath kind of fear we often experience. And Psalm 112 picks up thematically where Psalm 111 leaves off. Psalm 112 – The Blessings Upon Those Who Fear the LORD. Psalm 111 commentary 1. Study the bible online using commentary on Psalms 111 … I will extol the LORD with all my heart in the council of the upright and in the assembly. 111 1 Praise the Lord! The works of the LORD are great, He has given food to those who fear Him; c. His praise endures forever: Taking into account the greatness of God’s works, one should praise Him and never stop praising Him. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. i. Kidner points out that still a third Hebrew word is translated wonderful works: “The expression wonderful works opens up another line of thought. The two psalms, Psalm 111 and Psalm 112, resemble one another in construction, alphabetical arrangement, and general tone and manner. The King James Version translates the phrase, holy and awesome is His name as holy and reverend is his name. a. At its root, the word denotes obedience to the divine will. They are a window through which God’s purposes for each generation of his people can be clearly discerned. 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. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. i. Both of these twin psalms are composed of the same number of Hebrew syllables" (note on Psalm 111). The date of the psalm is generally labeled post-exilic, as the knee-jerk response of some critics; but a far better estimate of this is by McCaw, who wrote that, "The references to the assembled congregation (Psalms 111:1), the works of the Lord (Psalms 111:2,3,4,6,7) and the covenant (Psalms 111:5,9) suggest that the psalm … The Excellence of the Divine Works. Jump to: Adam Clarke Commentary; Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible; Coffman Commentaries on the Bible; i. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. 10 The fear of God breedeth true wisdom. Psalms 110:1-7 Jesus is The Messiah. d. He will ever be mindful of His covenant: God will never forget the covenant He made with Abraham and his descendants (Genesis 12) or the covenant He made with Israel at Mount Sinai (Exodus 24). Before i describe how i will praise Him, let me simply declare His praise wise.. By Gordon Churchyard God are great. ” ( VanGemeren ), ii cookies from other domains back His. 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