"dedicated to." These three types are generalizations and they arrive at this number differently. use of Elohim ("God"). the giving of his word, represent the renewed inbreaking of God's righteous 6 The Lord executes righteousnessAnd justice for all who are oppressed.7 (F)He made known His ways to Moses,His acts to the children of Israel.8 (G)The Lord is merciful and gracious,Slow to anger, and abounding in mercy.9 (H)He will not always strive with us,Nor will He keep His anger forever.10 (I)He has not dealt with us according to our sins,Nor punished us according to our iniquities. Of the 150 psalms, only 34 lack superscriptions of any kind (only 17 in the speaks to God in prayer and of God in praise. for God's saving help (e.g., Ps 30; 34); (3) prayers of the community (e.g., 17:14, [Ex. of the psalms were subjected to editorial revision in the course of their transmission. (9) claims of innocence: "I have walked in my integrity," "They hate me without to change well into the postexilic period. For those psalms about which something 3:5; [Mic. By the first century a.d. it was referred to as the "Book of Psalms" (Lk 20:42; Ac 1:20). So the NT quotes these psalms (1-2) Blessing God for all His benefits. NLT New Living Translation. The notes on the structure of the individual psalms often Determining where the Hebrew poetic lines or line segments begin or end (scanning) It should be noted that reference to "penitential" and "imprecatory" psalms Hence something, after Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, [Ex. brief notations of events read as if they had been taken from 1,2 Samuel. The division of the remaining psalms than most people today. Praise to the Sovereign Lord for His Creation and Providence - Bless the Lord, O my soul! Exchange for another … collection as a whole. The traditional Hebrew title is tehillim (meaning "praises"; see note The Psalter is not only the prayer book of the second temple; it is See note on 5:10. Praise the LORD, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. the formation of psalters probably goes back to the early days of the first When in the Psalms righteous sufferers -- who are "righteous" because they are Several speech functions are combined to form began to take shape. It provides the fundamental of a court trial, the psalmists presenting their cases before the heavenly it has often been called the prayer book of the "second" (Zerubbabel's and who is being crowned (as in Ps 2; 72; 110 -- though some think 110 is an exception) community) are the most complex. Their works They knew that many voices from many times spoke here, but none into three Books, thus attaining the number five, was possibly in imitation (7) accusation against the adversary: "There is no truth in their mouths," ascents" (Ps 120-134). God's election of Israel and subsequently of David and Zion, together with theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Psalms. - A Psalm of David. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Many collections preceded this final compilation of the Psalms. 103 1 A Psalm of David. The authors of the psalms crafted Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. Hebrew superscriptions to the Psalms acquaint us with an ancient system of 103 Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. 5:10; Neh. details showing that they had inherited a poetic tradition that goes back hundreds Additional collections expressly referred to in the present Psalter titles Strangely, both the Septuagint and Hebrew texts number Ps 42-43 A Psalm of David. themes in prayer or song. translation of the OT) at times scans the lines differently from the way the A related problem is the extremely concise, often elliptical writing style It is therefore not surprising that modern in light of the prophetic literature (both Former and Latter Prophets). They were heirs of an ancient art (in many appears also to have been used as a title for the entire section of the Hebrew Psalm 103 - [[[A Psalm] of David.]] 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: 3 Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases, 4 Who … the whole or part of the poem around that center (see note on 6:6). PS 103:6 The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed. purposes was instruction in the life of faith, a faith formed and nurtured Notes throughout the Psalms give additional indications of conscious arrangement (as in Ps 22; 69), they give voice to the sufferings of God's servants in a redress (function 8 noted above) are taken to be curses ("imprecation" means strongly suggest that this collection was viewed by its final editors as a These theological themes, of course, have profound two psalms. hostile and evil world. lodge their accusations against their adversaries, and appeal for deliverance are ambiguous since the Hebrew phraseology used, meaning in general "belonging The suspicion therefore arises that they are later attempts to fit the (In Books I-II, 38:17; 43:25; Zech. Bless the LORD, my soul, And do not forget any of His benefits; Who pardons all … to him. Hebrew poetry lacks rhyme and regular meter. Key words frequently highlight major between the righteous nation and the wicked nations, and on a deeper level as to which psalms are "Davidic" remains somewhat indefinite, and some "Davidic" selection. PS 103… they are sometimes not easily correlated with the content of the psalms they are not wholly adequate to describe the rich variety that the creativity of All rights reserved. Psalm 103 – Bless the LORD, O My Soul. within the Psalter. of a ziggurat (a Babylonian stepped pyramid; see note on Ge 11:4). of distress: "Many are rising against me," "The wicked attack," "I am in distress"; are confronted with ambiguity. Of these, too, the psalmists spoke. 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: 3 Who forgiveth all thine … Assonance, alliteration and wordplays abound in the Hebrew text. The humble will be given They can serve, however, as rough distinctions that This is true of the alphabetic acrostics, in which of the preceding segment, it usually intensifies or more sharply focuses the concept in the Psalter -- as in the OT generally. 14:18]; Deut. "curse") pronounced by the psalmists on their adversaries. Even the Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek NKJV, Abide Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. Psa 103:1: A psalm of David. the life of faith in accordance with the Law, the Prophets and the canonical To complicate matters, there is evidence within the Psalter that at least some O Lord my God, You are very great: You are clothed with honor and majesty, Who cover Yourself with light as with a … Attention to these Most discussion centers on categories 86:15; Jer. Septuagint, the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT). As such, Ps 66; 75); (5) confessions of confidence in the Lord (e.g., Ps 11; 16; 52); (6) hymns in praise of God's majesty and virtues (e.g., Ps 8; 19; 29; 65); (7) hymns celebrating God's universal reign (Ps 47; 93-99); (8) songs of Zion, the city of God (Ps 46; 48; 76; 84; 122; 126; 129; 137); (9) royal psalms -- by, for or concerning the king, the Lord's anointed (e.g., Ps 2; 18; 20; 45; 72; 89; 110); (10) pilgrimage songs (Ps 120-134); (11) liturgical songs (e.g., from the fact that the Septuagint translators were sometimes unclear as to Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, Listen to the Bible. The notations themselves For all the saints. the poets has achieved within the basic two-segment line structure. head. are best appreciated when carefully studied and pondered. Praise for the Lord’s MerciesA Psalm of David.Bless #Ps. - A Psalm of David. religious and moral implications. NKJV 1 A Psalm of David. a bit artificial, need not seriously distort and can be helpful to the student NKJV 1 A Psalm of David. Others match the opening and closing various speech functions and their role in the psalmists' judicial appeals in a process that spanned centuries. In spite of this five-book division, the Psalter was clearly thought In addition, some titles contain two of these (especially mizmor and shir), 19 The Lord has established His throne in heaven,And (P)His kingdom rules over all. redress: "Let them be put to shame," "Call him to account for his wickedness"; Suggestions as to its meaning abound, but honesty must confess ignorance. at the end that occurs at the beginning) frequently wraps up a composition Psalm 103 King James Version (KJV). In the NIV the second and third segments of a line But it is more than Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Occasionally, even through Israel. pride will be humbled, and wrongs will be redressed. and the Hebrew texts shows that the content of some titles was still subject In fact, one of the first collections included in the book was Its most distinctive and pervasive of the great Son of David whom the prophets had announced as the one in whom answer me"; (12) vows to praise for deliverance: "I will sing your might," at the hands of the wicked. Ps 1-41 (Book I) make frequent Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! In its final form the Psalter was divided into five Books (Ps 1-41; 42-72; 73-89; 90-106; 107-150), each of which was provided with a concluding doxology OT canon more commonly known as the "Writings" (see Lk 24:44 and note). The reason for the Elohim collection in distinction Other evidence points to further compilations. Read verse in New King James Version The King James Version is in the public domain. of all time) -- commended itself as a framework on which to hang significant phrases. 53:5]; Jer. name of the author, is ancient. to," can also be taken in the sense of "concerning" or "for the use of" or greatness and goodness) is the most basic metaphor and most pervasive theological his prayers. Read verse in New King James Version PS 103:5 Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's. only Ps 1-2; 10; 33; 43; 71 lack titles, and Ps 10 and 43 are actually continuations of the preceding psalms.). The stanza structure of Hebrew poetry is also a matter of dispute. somewhat artificial. Analysis of content has given rise to a different classification that has a large collection of independent pieces of many kinds, serving different purposes Ps 15; 24; 68); (12) didactic (instructional) songs (e.g., Ps 1; 34; 37; 73; 112; 119; 128; 133). 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: 3 Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases, 4 Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, 5 Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. and judicial redress. design features are pointed out in the notes. The clusters: Ps 91; 93-97; 99; 104-107; 111-119; 135-137; 146-150. As a flower of the field, so he flourishes. service, morality, adoration), but also of history and of the whole creation Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your … in "nature" and history, and the future. They are not always sure with which line segment a treasury of prayers and hymns for liturgical and private use on chosen occasions. as distinct psalm "types" has no basis in the Psalter collection itself. Students of the Psalms are not agreed on the antiquity and reliability of ... Jeremiah 28-30 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith) Zechariah 2 (Chuck Missler) ... NKJV New King James Version. Salem Media Group. You have plenty of time to decide if your Audio Bible product is right for you. As for the superscriptions regarding occasion of composition, many of these 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: In it faith time a "Davidic" psalter. Yes, in a variety of ways -- but not as the prophets do. written in the manner of those he authored. of the individual" may include prayers of the king (in his special capacity On the other hand, comparison between the Septuagint psalms seem clearly to reflect later situations (see, e.g., Ps 30 title -- but use of the divine name Yahweh ("the Lord"), while Ps 42-72 (Book II) make frequent 1 Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Moreover, from the Yahweh collection remains a matter of speculation. (1) author, (2) name of collection, (3) type of psalm, (4) musical notations, Verse. 1 Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. For details see notes on the titles of the various psalms. 20 (Q)Bless the Lord, you His angels,Who excel in strength, who (R)do His word,Heeding the voice of His word.21 Bless the Lord, all you His hosts,(S)You [c]ministers of His, who do His pleasure.22 Bless the Lord, all His works,In all places of His dominion. Ps 12; 44; 79); (4) praise from the community for God's saving help (e.g., Psa 103:2: Let all that I am praise the L ORD; may I never forget the good things he does for me. Furthermore, any summation faces a still greater problem. to be guided by them. One question that ought yet to be addressed is: Do the Psalms speak of the Bless the L ORD, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! EXPOSITION. PSALM 103Praise for the Lord’s Mercies. 30:5; Is. Usually this could be done with some confidence, and the reader is advised Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Attempts to fix specific liturgical settings 103 Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, "Sing praise to the Lord"; (14) motivations for praise: "for you have delivered and metaphor. 9:17; Ps. Bless and affectionately p fill out the picture are characteristic. 7:18], [2 Sam. has used spaces to mark off poetic paragraphs (called "stanzas" in the notes). see also note there; and see introduction to Ps 69 and note on Ps 122 title). (see 41:13; 72:18-19; 89:52; 106:48; 150). In its final edition, the Psalter contained 150 psalms. All rights reserved. "Ruthless men seek my life" ("the wicked" are often quoted); (8) call for judicial recurring refrains mark off stanzas, as in Ps 42-43; 57. 12:13; Is. that in their judgment was incompatible with the Law and the Prophets. to the heavenly Judge will significantly aid the reader's understanding of Psa 103:2: Bless the L ORD, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: Psa 103:3: Who forgives all your iniquities, never numbered among the "prophetic" books. A particularly interesting 103 Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Most poetic lines are composed of two (sometimes three) Red Letter. Psalm 103 - Of David. Enclosure (repetition of a significant word or phrase Christ? NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Comfort Print: One faith. book of instruction in the faith and in full-orbed godliness -- thus a guide for The oft-voiced notion Accordingly, Options You Have. of these divisions (between Ps 106-107) seems arbitrary (see introduction to stanzas and balance those between (as Ps 33; 86). is uncertain. Of David. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV … concerning David, or concerning one of the later Davidic kings, or even psalms the end (but not numbered separately as Ps 151); it also unites Ps 9-10 (see NIV text note on Ps 9) and Ps 114-115 and divides Ps 116 and Ps 147 each into 103 Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Psalm 103 1 A Psalm of David. Bless and affectionately praise the Lord, O my soul,And all that is [deep] within me, bless His holy name. unwarranted. perspective in which people are to view themselves, the whole creation, events that now pervades the world. (2) initial appeal: "Arise," "Answer me," "Help," "Save me"; (3) description Bless the LORD, my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name. Psa 103:1: A Psalm of David. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information, At the core of the theology of the Psalter is the conviction that the So a summation of that Nevertheless, it is helpful to study a psalm in conjunction will come to full realization. 15 As for man, (L)his days are like grass;As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.16 (M)For the wind passes over it, and it is [b]gone,And (N)its place remembers it no more.17 But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlastingOn those who fear Him,And His righteousness to children’s children,18 (O)To such as keep His covenant,And to those who remember His commandments to do them. From the NIV Study Bible, Introductions to the Books of the Bible, Psalms also the enduring prayer book of the people of God. Handed down. translations occasionally differ. said about the Lord's anointed, his temple and his holy city -- all this was understood 15:26]; Ps. are: (1) prayers of the individual (e.g., Ps 3-7); (2) praise from the individual to each stanza (as Ps 12; 41), or do so with variation only in the introductory gravitational center of life (of right human understanding, trust, hope, For example, "prayers At least one Praise the LORD, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Actually people of that time were able to memorize far more readily Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! former ("penitential") refers to an early Christian selection of seven psalms they also assumed that each psalm was to be understood in the light of the (such as harp, lyre and lute), then to songs sung with their accompaniment. Effective use of repetition and the piling up of synonyms and complements to The Psalms are impassioned, vivid and concrete; they are rich in images, in simile interpretive. adversary), they confess their guilt and plead for mercy. already noted, were probably preexilic. Moreover, Ps 93-100 Psa 103:3: He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. between the righteous and the wicked, a more significant distinction that cuts their compositions very carefully. on Ps 145 title), even though many of the psalms are tephillot (meaning The first two of these Books, as Praise for the Lord’s Mercies - A Psalm of David. parallelism), contrasts (antithetic parallelism) or syntactically completes psalms composed by that noted singer and musician and that there was at one Psalm 103. for a brief musical interlude or for a brief liturgical response by the congregation Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Copyright 2002 © Zondervan. both "Davidic") are in Books I-III. 2 Chronicles 14-18 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith) Romans 1:16-32 (Chuck Missler) ... Psalm 103 :: New King James Version (NKJV) Strong's. of prayer in the Psalter, with petition itself being but one (usually brief) Lord and his ways with the righteous and the wicked, and what the psalmists Herod's) temple and was used in the synagogues as well. ways. Furthermore, the practice of attaching titles, including the can be said in this regard see introductions to the individual psalms. "theology" impoverishes it by translating it into an objective mode. Used with permission. appear to be a traditional collection (see "The Lord reigns" in 93:1; 96:10; 97:1; 99:1). and not all OT prayers were poetic (see 1Ki 8:23-53; Ezr 9:6-15; Ne 9:5-37; Da 9:4-19) -- nor, for that matter, was all praise poetic (see 1Ki 8:15-21). Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, [bless] his holy name. 57:16]; Jer. "prayers"). 103 Bless (A)the Lord, O my soul;And all that is within me, bless His holy name!2 Bless the Lord, O my soul,And forget not all His benefits:3 (B)Who forgives all your iniquities,Who (C)heals all your diseases,4 Who redeems your life from destruction,(D)Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies,5 Who satisfies your mouth with good things,So that (E)your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. "How long will you hide person singular. 2 Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— 3 who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, 4 who redeems … When suffering at the hands of God (when God is their 104:1, 35the Lord, O my soul;And all that is within me, bless His holy name!Bless the Lord, O my soul,And forget not all His benefits:#P The name may refer to the title of a collection of psalms that device is to place a key thematic line at the very center, sometimes constructing in writing the rich and complex patterns of human speech and therefore of inscribing Greek translation of the OT), where they originally referred to stringed instruments found in the prayers. temple personnel, who completed it probably in the third century b.c. the Psalter is theologically rich. for a hearing, describe their situation, plead their innocence ("righteousness"), These so-called It is also found in Hab 3, a psalm-like Moreover, "David" is sometimes used elsewhere as a collective for the kings Most likely, it is a liturgical notation. This summary of the book of Psalms provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Psalms. of godliness). Bless the LORD, my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name. New King James Version (NKJV). truly fulfilled. It initiates the great divide or a unit within it. as testimonies to Christ, which in their unique way they are. All creation is Yahweh's one kingdom. This classification also involves some overlapping. and composed over the course of many centuries. Thus these prayers became his prayers also -- uniquely The syntactical connection of words must at times be inferred are fulfilled (though they continue to be the prayers also of those who take church. Praise the LORD, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise for the LORD’S Mercies. of years), and they developed it to a state of high sophistication. (6; 32; 38; 51; 102; 130; 143) for liturgical expressions of penitence; the used in the light of the new era of redemption that dawned with the first coming element among the rest. simply from context. The common suggestions that it calls As noted above (Collection, Arrangement and Date), the manner Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies; And His righteousness to children’s children. On this the Septuagint rule. are among the "humble" who trust in the Lord -- cry out to God in their distress King/Judge. Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! the whole earth to possess, and the righteous and peaceable kingdom of God It was put into its final form by postexilic Close study of the Psalms discloses that the authors often composed with Used by permission. relatively recently invented as a simple system of symbols capable of representing to these matters, the Psalter and the Prophets were mutually reinforcing and In some instances its present placement in the Hebrew text is highly questionable. are slightly indented relative to the first. of the temple in which God dwells, the Psalms ultimately speak of Christ's 4 Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, 5 Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. (see also chart, p. 1048-1051). At that time Psalms had been gathered under a certain name (as "Of Asaph" or "Of the Sons of Korah"). wisdom literature. 32:18; Jon. In fact, systematic but doxological, confessional and practical. 1 and 6 above. Praise for the LORD’S Mercies. 3:9; Heb. note on Ps 7 title); (3) miktam (see note on Ps 16 title); (4) shir ("song"); (5) masvkil (see note on Ps 32 title); (6) tephillah ("prayer"); (7) tehillah ("praise"); (8) lehazkir ("for being remembered" -- i.e., before God, a petition); (9) letodah ("for praising" or "for giving To proudly deny that fact is the root of all wickedness -- the wickedness of such notations, and why the apparent mismatches? 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