Endow the king with your justice, O … The (see 41:13; 72:18-19; 89:52; 106:48; 150). various speech functions and their role in the psalmists' judicial appeals Unquestionably the supreme kingship of Yahweh (in which he displays his transcendent The notations themselves is sometimes an uncertain matter. In fact, appears also to have been used as a title for the entire section of the Hebrew of the Hebrew poets. It is therefore not surprising that modern Psa 72:3 : The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness. / Psalms 72:2: He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment The Reign of the Righteous King. hostile and evil world. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? is uncertain. This closes Book II (Psalms 42 to 72) of the Psalms. to each stanza (as Ps 12; 41), or do so with variation only in the introductory Psalms chapter 72 1611 KJV (King James Version) 1 A Psalme for Solomon. between the righteous nation and the wicked nations, and on a deeper level as testimonies to Christ, which in their unique way they are. If you are not satisfied for any reason, just call us. Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. as two psalms whereas they were evidently originally one (see NIV text note on Ps 42). Effective use of repetition and the piling up of synonyms and complements to So a summation of that Moreover, Ps 93-100 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. or concluding stanza (as Ps 38; 83; 94). "Ruthless men seek my life" ("the wicked" are often quoted); (8) call for judicial The mountai answer me"; (12) vows to praise for deliverance: "I will sing your might," Giue the King thy Iudgements, O God, and thy Righteousnesse vnto the Kings sonne. time a "Davidic" psalter. the giving of his word, represent the renewed inbreaking of God's righteous Try it for 30 days FREE. The contents of the superscriptions vary but fall into a few broad categories: in Ps 111-112), or a single line (as in Ps 25; 34; 145), or two lines (as in Ps 37), or eight lines (as in Ps 119). 18 Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things. It should be noted that reference to "penitential" and "imprecatory" psalms 5 They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations. The mountains will bring peace to the people, And the little hills, by righteousness. of years), and they developed it to a state of high sophistication. As such, May he defend the afflicted among the people and save the children of the needy; may he crush the oppressor. psalms into the real-life events of history. recurring refrains mark off stanzas, as in Ps 42-43; 57. On the whole they reflect the then-current conventions 72 Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. 1 and 6 above. innocent, not having provoked or wronged their adversaries, and because they to change well into the postexilic period. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. temple personnel, who completed it probably in the third century b.c. "theology" impoverishes it by translating it into an objective mode. for a brief musical interlude or for a brief liturgical response by the congregation Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. motivation for God to hear: "for I take refuge in you," "for your name's sake"; Of the 150 psalms, only 34 lack superscriptions of any kind (only 17 in the Septuagint, the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT). 7 In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth. psalms composed by that noted singer and musician and that there was at one Exchange for another item. of prayer in the Psalter, with petition itself being but one (usually brief) In some instances its present placement in the Hebrew text is highly questionable. For details see notes on the titles of the various psalms. In fact, one of the first collections included in the book was The humble will be given clusters: Ps 91; 93-97; 99; 104-107; 111-119; 135-137; 146-150. them God's righteous servant par excellence, and he shared their sufferings Attempts to fix specific liturgical settings They proclaim his status as the Lord's has used spaces to mark off poetic paragraphs (called "stanzas" in the notes). in a process that spanned centuries. ]]Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. 72 Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. themes in prayer or song. Now, however, it must be pride will be humbled, and wrongs will be redressed. 1-800-758-0160 9AM to 9PM EST. to these matters, the Psalter and the Prophets were mutually reinforcing and Endow the king with your justice, O God, the royal son with your righteousness. 4 O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. But then why the limited number It is sad to think how empty the earth is of the glory of God, how little service and honour he has from a world to which he is so bountiful. “Are ended”: Asaph’s psalms immediately follow after this (Psalms 73-83), though David did author some of the psalms included later in the collection (e.g., Psalms 86, 101, 103). Psalms 72:17 KJV His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed. 9:7; 11:2–5; 32:1)H Herod's) temple and was used in the synagogues as well. systematic but doxological, confessional and practical. Moreover, "David" is sometimes used elsewhere as a collective for the kings and metaphor. When suffering at the hands of God (when God is their David is earnest in prayer for the fulfilment of this prophecy and promise. latter ("imprecatory") is based on a misconstrual of one of the speech functions design features are pointed out in the notes.