The title of this psalm is To the Chief Musician. David's plaintive prayer and earnest supplication in Psalm 6 reaches the inner recesses of the hurting heart and impacts the soul of all who are going through times of deep distress or encompassed about by those who mock us; abuse us or falsely spew out all manner of evil against us. Psalm 6 – A Confident Answer to an Agonized Plea. He shouts to God, "Save me". So he encourages them with the words of verse 9: “Let us not become weary in doing … What does Psalm chapter 9 mean? Psalm 6 is known as the first of the seven penitential psalms – songs of confession and humility before God. Psalm 98 - Longman, Tremper. The introduction to this passage includes an extremely obscure reference, Muth-labben. It is of a man drowning. The composer and occasion for this psalm are unknown. Israel’s Punishment of the Nations (149:6-9). Answer: After exhorting the believers in Galatia and warning them of the things they should avoid (Galatians 5:1—6:8), Paul may have known they would be feeling overwhelmed with the responsibilities of the Christian life. Psalms 6:9 Context. What Verses 1 - 4 mean. Question: "What does it mean to not grow weary in doing good (Galatians 6:9)?" 8 Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping. But a more expressive meaning is yielded, if we take the word as standing by itself, and render, "they shall return." Commentary on Psalm 149:6-9 (Read Psalm 149:6-9) Some of God's servants of old were appointed to execute vengeance according to his word. This might refer to a song which was known in David's time; the term literally means "the death of the son." 9 The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer. So understood, he continues to speak of the general providence of God over all people. I. Israel’s Praise for God (149:1-5); II. The Lord hath heard my supplication Which he had presented to him, ( Psalms 6:1 Psalms 6:2 Psalms 6:4) ; in which he deprecates his anger and hot displeasure; entreats his free favour, grace, and mercy; desires healing for soul or body, or both; prays a return of his gracious presence; and deliverance and salvation out of all his troubles, from all his enemies, and from death itself. In verse 4 he tells us that the water is a picture of his enemies. Sing unto the LORD a new song, [and] his praise in the congregation of saints." He wants God to pull him out of the water. If so, it would mean this psalm … Psalm 149:1 "Praise ye the LORD. David sees his enemies, gathered around him for the attack, all at once faint-heartedly give way. In confirmation of this speaks the "Depart from me," Psalms 6:8, and still more, the "Return, O Lord," in Psalms 6:4. Psalm 91 - Knight, Leonard C. "I Will Show Him My Salvation: The Experience of Anxiety in the Meaning of Psalm 91," Restoration Quarterly 43.4 (2001) 280-292. They did not do it from personal revenge or earthly politics, but in obedience to God's command. 6 I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears. Thou visitest — In mercy, or with thy favour, the earth, and waterest it — The whole earth, which is full of thy bounty. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Psalms 6:9 The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer.. Ver. 7 Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies. Verses 1-9 (see note on Psalm 146:1-10). Psalm 87 - Allen, Ronald B. Psalms 6:9. “Psalm 87: A Song Rarely Sung,” Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (April-June 1996) 131-140. Psalm 65:9-10. It was a custom among some in the early church to sing these psalms on Ash Wednesday, 40 days before Resurrection Sunday. 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