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Psalm 28 Commentary

Turn to Psalm 28 for this Psalm 28 commentary. Psalm 28 is a lament psalm. In it, David is working through a very troubling reality in his life with the Lord’s help. And that troubling reality involves wicked men. Their presence and activities may very well call for national judgement. In Deuteronomy 28, the Lord […]

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Psalm 27 1 Meaning

Let’s do some study on Psalm 27 1 meaning. We start with the title of Psalm 27, which is simply… KJV Psalm 27:1 <A Psalm of David.> That doesn’t give us much help in finding the context of this psalm – besides knowing that David wrote it. Psalm 27 1 Meaning – The Septuagint’s Heading […]

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Psalm 27 Commentary

Welcome to this Psalm 27 Commentary. Please turn to Psalm 27. The theme of Psalm 27 is Confidence in God’s Protection from Enemies. So, let’s examine this psalm. Psalm 27 Commentary Verse 1 Read our Psalm 27 1 Meaning Article. And then come back and read the rest! Psalm 27 Commentary Verse 2 Next, David […]

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Psalm 26 Meaning

Psalm 26 Meaning: Let’s turn to Psalm 26. Now, when we’re first reading through this psalm we might be surprised by the wording that David uses. He challenges the Lord to examine him. He asserts that he’s walked in integrity and in God’s truth. The statements that David makes can sound almost boastful. He can […]

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Psalm 25 4-5

Psalm 25 4-5: But, after you’ve sinned, it’s inadvisable to dwell on the fate of your enemies to the point where you might become vengeful and spiteful. And that’s why David moves on to focus on the restoration of his relationship with the Lord in verse 4. Daleth ד 4 [Shew me/Make me know/Make me understand] […]

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Psalm 25 David

Psalm 25 David: David is the author of Psalm 25 as we’ve just read. And David sinned. As we all know, his most egregious sin was committed with the wife of Uriah. He committed adultery with her and arranged for the murder of her husband. And with those two sins committed David found himself guilty […]

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Psalm 25 Acrostic

Psalm 25 Acrostic: Psalm 25 is an acrostic. The first letter of each new verse begins with the next letter of the Hebrew alphabet. There are 22 letters in the Hebrew alphabet. And look at the last verse of Psalm 25. What number is it? 22. There are a few minor deviations from this pattern […]

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Psalm 25 Commentary

Let’s turn to Psalm 25. Psalm 25 Commentary: Genre See our Psalm 25 Acrostic article for more information on the acrostic style of Psalm 25. Now, because this psalm is an acrostic, its flow seems to be kind of unnaturally confined. Since each new line needs to begin with a certain letter of the alphabet […]

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Lament Psalm Structure

Lament Psalm Structure: A lament psalm has five ingredients to its structure, the most prominent of which is the lament itself. The others are invocation, confidence, praise, and petition. The Five Elements of the Structure of a Lament Psalm: Lament Invocation Confidence Praise Petition Lament Psalm Structure: Lament The lament is where the psalmist exposes the […]