Cleanse thou me from secret faults - From those which I have committed, and have forgotten; from those for which I have not repented; from those which have been committed in my heart, but have not been brought to act in my life; from those which I have committed without knowing that they were sins, sins of ignorance; and from those which I have committed in private, for which I should blush and be confounded were they to be made public. The Assurance of God’s Saving Work - To the Chief Musician. Day after day they po Lord my helpar and my byer. This is Its character. The reverence we owe to the Supreme Being. The various types and appointments of the law, which refer to something beyond themselves, and point forward to the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world. Then shall I be upright - Let me be preserved from all the evil that the craft and malice of the devil or man work against me, then shall I continue to walk uprightly, and shall be innocent from the great transgression - from habitual sinning, from apostasy, from my easily-besetting sin. 40:22; (Rom. Psalm 19#In Hebrew texts 19:1-14 is numbered 19:2-15.For the director of music. Reader, what says thine? When we say that the earth's axis is always directed to the same point of the heavens, we mean to be understood only in a general sense; for, owing to a very slow deviation of the terrestrial axis from its parallelism, named the precession of the equinoctial points, which becomes sensible in the lapse of some years, and which did not escape the observation of the ancient astronomers, who clearly perceived that it was occasioned by a slow revolution of the celestial poles around the poles of the ecliptic, the complete revolution of the earth in its orbit is longer than the natural year, or the earth's tropical revolution, by a little more than twenty minutes; so that in twenty-five thousand seven hundred and sixtythree entire terrestrial revolutions round the sun, the seasons will be renewed twenty-five thousand seven hundred and sixty-four times. Read verse in New King James Version The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple; God's word warns the wicked not to go on in his wicked way, and warns the righteous not to turn from his good way. Making wise the simple - The simple is he who has but one end in view: who is concerned about his soul, and earnestly inquires, "What shall I do to be saved?" He had sinned and lost all title to the heavenly inheritance, and therefore needed the interference of the Divine kinsman; of Him who, because the children were partakers of flesh and blood, also partook of the same. A psalm of David. and what they should avoid. Romans 10:3; Na speches er, ne na wordes, of the qwilk the voyces of thaim be noght herd. They supposed that if the Supreme Being had a local dwelling, this must be it; as it was to all human appearances the fittest place. The law of nature, which teaches the knowledge of God, as to his eternal power and Deity, by the visible creation. The nights also, by the same figure, are represented as giving information to each other of the increase of knowledge already gained. The commandment - מצוה mitsvah, from צוה tsavah, to command, give orders, ordain. - It is not possible, without much of the Divine light, to understand all our deviations from, not only the letter, but the spirituality, of the Divine law. The glory of God's works. O Lord, my strength - צורי tsuri, "my fountain, my origin.". He who is my only help, and he that bought me with his blood. Day unto day uttereth speech - Each day is represented as teaching another relative to some new excellence discovered in these manifold works of God. Psalm 18 New King James Version (NKJV) God the Sovereign Savior To the Chief Musician. The judgments of the Lord, his precepts, are true; they are righteous, and they are so altogether; there is no unrighteousness in any of them. For this is the end of the commandment, and thus to enlighten the eyes is Its use. In them hath he … The law of grace given by Christ Jesus, which shows the doctrine of the atonement, of purification, and of the resurrection of the body. A Psalm of David. The law of the Lord - And here are two books of Divine Revelation: Is perfect - תמימה temimah, it is perfection, it is perfect in itself as a law, and requires perfection in the hearts and lives of men. To none of the other heavenly bodies does the psalmist assign a tabernacle, none is said to have a fixed dwelling, but the sun. Psalm 19:1New King James Version (NKJV) The Perfect Revelation of the Lord To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. Rejoicing the heart - As they show a man what he is to observe and keep in charge, and how he is to please God, and the Divine help he is to receive from the visitations of God, they contribute greatly to the happiness of the upright - they rejoice the heart. The pleasure of sense soon surfeit, yet never satisfy; but those of religion are substantial and satisfying; there is no danger of excess. The heavens declare the glory of God;the skies proclaim the work of his hands. (a) in warning men of the nature of sin, and thus keeping them from transgression, Psalm 19:11; Are true - אמת emeth, truth, from אם am, to support, confirm, make stable, and certain. A Psalm of David. The Perfect Revelation of the LordTo the Chief Musician. He is the center of the universe; all the other heavenly bodies appear to serve him. A Psalm of David. The word of nature declares אל … All God's commandments lead to purity, enjoin purity, and point out that sacrificial offering by which cleansing and purification are acquired. You have to respond to it. (7-10) Prayer for the benefit of them. A Psalm of David. The whole is perfect; its tendency is to convert or turn the soul from sin and the world, to God and holiness. There is one glory of the sun, which shines forth by day; and there are other glories of the moon and of the stars, which become visible by night. Psalm 19. Let us pray for the time when he shall enlighten, cheer, and make fruitful every nation on earth, with the blessed salvation. The sense of the whole is this, as Bishop Horne has well expressed it: -, "Although the heavens are thus appointed to teach, yet it is not by articulate sounds that they do it. - Bisbop Horne. His dependence was the same with that of every Christian who says, Surely in the Lord Jesus have I righteousness and strength. Gold is only for the body, and the concerns of time; but grace is for the soul, and the concerns of eternity. Which is as a bridegroom, etc. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; … What he has commanded, and what he has prohibited. 3 There is no speech nor language Where their voice is not heard. Psalm 19 New King James Version (NKJV) The Perfect Revelation of the Lord To the Chief Musician. 2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. 3 There is no speech nor language. The word of God, received by faith, is more precious than gold; it is sweet to the soul, sweeter than honey. Great staring sins a man cannot usually and commonly practise them, but he shall allow them. It was a sort of canopy erected on four poles, which four Jews held over the bridegroom's head. It is a clear and judicious explanation of the text, and cannot be dispensed with. As far as our views, desires, and affections agree with what is here expressed, they come from the influences of the Holy Spirit, and no further. All Rights Reserved. May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble; May the name of the God of Jacob defend you; May He send you help from the sanctuary, And strengthen you out of Zion; May He remember all your offerings, And accept your burnt sacrifice. The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. And hence the word altogether, יחדו yachdav, equally, is added; or truth and righteousness united. This prayer is properly concluded! St. Paul applies this as a prophecy relative to the universal spread of the Gospel of Christ, Romans 10:18; for God designed that the light of the Gospel should be diffused wheresoever the light of the celestial luminaries shone; and be as useful and beneficent, in a moral point of view, as that is in a natural. Romans 10:4; In al the land yede the soune of tham; and in endes of the wereld thair wordes. "The labors of these our instructers know no intermission; but they continue incessantly to lecture us in the science of Divine wisdom. The statues of the Lord are right, just as they should be; and, because they are right, they rejoice the heart. Most men have committed some particular sin which they ought to deplore as long as they breathe, and on account of the enormity of which they should for ever be humbled. A Psalm of David.The #Is. He delights to bless his church, which he has espoused to himself; and his course will be unwearied as that of the sun, till the whole earth is filled with his light and salvation. All discoveries of sin made to us by the law, should drive us to the throne of grace, there to pray. Psalm 19 New King James Version The Perfect Revelation of the Lord To the Chief Musician. The instruction which the heavens spread abroad is as universal as their substance, which extends itself in lines, or rays. It is by God's commandments that we see the exceeding sinfulness of sin, and the necessity of redemption, so that we may love the Lord with all our heart, and our neighbor as ourselves. Commentary on Psalm 119:1-8 (Read Psalm 119:1-8) This psalm may be considered as the statement of a believer's experience. The commandments of the Lord are pure, holy, just, and good. The sun in the firmament is an emblem of the Sun of righteousness, the Bridegroom of the church, and the Light of the world, diffusing Divine light and salvation by his gospel to the nations of the earth. There is no speech nor language where their voice is not heard - Leave out the expletives here, which pervert the sense; and what remains is a tolerable translation of the original: -. The psalmist prays for pardon and preservation from sin, Psalm 19:12, Psalm 19:13; and thy his Words and thoughts may be holy, Psalm 19:14. Psalms 19, Coffman Commentaries on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork. The Holy Scripture is of much greater benefit to us than day or night, than the air we breathe, or the light of the sun. They show what belongs to God, to man, and to ourselves. There is a reward, not only after keeping, but in keeping God's commandments. - Old Psalter. 3. The ceremonial law is long since done away, but the law concerning the fear of God is ever the same. Psalm 19. All Christian experience confirms this truth. Romans 1:18echoes that. 1:19, 20)heavens declare the glory of God;And the #Gen. 1:6, 7firmament shows His handiwork.Day unto day The word translated "law," may be rendered doctrine, and be understood as meaning all that teaches us true religion. This is the character of God's judgments. This is Its use. ", The word קו kau, which we translate line, is rendered sonus, by the Vulgate, and φθαγγος, sound, by the Septuagint; and St. Paul, Romans 10:18, uses the same term. May our hearts be much affected with the excellence of the word of God; and much affected with the evil of sin, and the danger we are in of it, and the danger we are in by it. Converting the soul - Turning it back to God. A Psalm of David. Is pure - From ברה barah, to clear, cleanse, purify. Psalm 19:10 More to be desired are they than gold, Yea, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb. The heavens declare the glory of God - Literally, The heavens number out the glory of the strong God. The firmament - The whole visible expanse; not only containing the celestial bodies above referred to, but also the atr, light, rains, dews, etc., etc. Learn more today! Let the words of my mouth - He has prayed against practical sin, the sins of the body; now, against the sins of the mouth and of the heart. The testimony of the Lord - עדות eduth, from עד ad, beyond, forward. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world: In them hath he … The sun is compared to a bridegroom in his ornaments, because of the glory and splendour of his rays; and to a giant or strong man running a race, because of the power of his light and heat. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. Psalm 19:1-5 New King James Version (NKJV) The Perfect Revelation of the Lord ... An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! A psalm of David. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord, who spoke to the Lord the words of this song on the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. They have no speech or language, so some read it, and yet their voice is heard. The title of this Psalm has nothing particular in it; but it is not very clear that it was written by David, to whom it is attributed; though some think that he composed it in the wilderness, while persecuted by Saul. (11-14). This is Their character. (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students: Commenting and Commentaries)Rosscup adds: This is one of the more thorough older exegetical … The higher and more glorious revelation of himself in his law, Psalm 19:7-10. These testimonies point to the atonement, and thus the simple-hearted is made wise unto salvation. They all bear testimony to the great atonement. The Bible, or Divinely inspired writings contained in the Old and New Testaments. What God has ordered man to do, or not to do. From presumptuous sins - Sins committed not through frailty or surprise, but those which are the offspring of thought, purpose, and deliberation. Some understand, the doctrinal parts of the law. The pardoning mercy of God in Christ, is the only source of a sinner's happiness. Enduring for ever - לעד עומדת omedeth laad, standing up to Perpetuity. There is no note in the Psalm itself to lead us to know when, where, or by whom it was written. Where their voice is not heard. Honey-comb - Honey is sweet; but honey just out of the comb has a sweetness, richness and flavour, far beyond what it has after it becomes exposed to the air. David not only desired to be pardoned and cleansed from the sins he had discovered and confessed, but from those he had forgotten or overlooked. And in half this period of twelve thousand eight hundred and eighty-two natural years, the points which are now the north and south poles of the heavens, around which the whole starry firmament appears to revolve, will describe circles about the then north and south poles of the heavens, the semi-diameters of which will be upwards of forty-seven degrees. Let us give God the glory of all the comfort and benefit we have by the lights of heaven, still looking above and beyond them to the Sun of righteousness. Let my mouth speak nothing but what is true, kind, and profitable; and my heart meditate nothing but what is holy, pure, and chaste. Psalm 19 King James Version (KJV) 19 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. By these laws, testimonies, etc., thy servant is fully instructed; he sees all clearly; and he discerns that in keeping of them there is great reward: every man is wise, holy, and happy, who observes them. No prayer can be acceptable before God which is not offered in the strength of our Redeemer or Divine Kinsman, through Him who took our nature upon him, that he might redeem us unto God, and restore the long-lost inheritance. All the inhabitants of the earth shall benefit by the Gospel of Christ, as they all benefit by the solar, lunar, and stellar light. The fear that prevents us from offending God, that causes us to reverence him, and is the beginning as it is the safeguard of wisdom, must be carried all through life. he was weak, he felt the need of God's strength. The apparent revolution of the sun through the twelve constellations of the zodiac in a sidereal year, is caused by the earth's making one complete revolution in its orbit in the same time. Only those who have eaten of honey from the comb can feel the force of the psalmist's comparison: it is better than gold, yea, than fine gold in the greatest quantity; it is sweeter than honey, yea, than honey from the comb. Its object is to purge away all defilement, to make a spotless character. This is Their use. 4 Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their words to the end of the world. By them we discover our need of a Saviour; and then learn how to adorn his gospel. It is a sure fountain of living comforts, and a sure foundation of lasting hopes. Psalm 19 To the Chief Musician. Read verse in New King James Version On these words I shall conclude with the translation of my old Psalter: -. See Bishop Horne. The book of the creatures, in which we may … So Psalm 19:13, "Keep back thy servant from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me," implying that except we be kept back from them they will have dominion over us. And when the composition of these principles is examined, and their great utility to the earth and its inhabitants properly understood, they afford matter of astonishment to the wisest mind, and of adoration and gratitude even to the most unfeeling heart. The fear of the Lord, that is, true religion and godliness, is clean, it will cleanse our way; and it endureth for ever. (Read Psalm 19:1-6) The heavens so declare the glory of God, and proclaim his wisdom, power, and goodness, that all ungodly men are left without excuse. NKJV 2 Day unto day utters speech, And night unto night reveals knowledge. Psalm 19 - To the Chief Musician. All dispensations in providence and grace confirm them; they are certain, and have a fixed character. Psalms 19, Adam Clarke Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written. Let them not have dominion over me - Let me never be brought into a habit of sinning. The heavens and their host proclaim the majesty of God, Psalm 19:1-6; the excellence and perfection of the Divine law, Psalm 19:7-10; its usefulness, Psalm 19:11. The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork. JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Psalms Commentary (1864) Spurgeon had high praise for Alexander's work writing that it "Occupies a first place among expositions. The sun's diurnal motion arises from the earth's rotation on its axis from west to east in twenty-three hours, fifty-six minutes, and four seconds, the mean or equal time which elapses between the two consecutive meridian-transits of the same fixed star. But the Hebrew is, "Among them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun." It prevents departure from God, and keeps that clean which God has purified. Sweeter also than honey - To those whose mental taste is rectified, who have a spiritual discernment. Perhaps the idea here is taken from a stretched cord, that emits a sound on being struck; and hence both ideas may be included in the same word; and קום kavvam may be either their line, or cord, or their sound. NKJV 1 To the Chief Musician. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament (Heb. A Psalm of David. The counter-changing of day and night is a great proof of the power of God, and calls us to observe, that, as in the kingdom of nature, so in that of providence, he forms the light, and creates the darkness, Isaiah 45:7, and sets the one against the other. This prayer is often, with great propriety, uttered by pious people when they enter a place of worship. Who can understand his errors? The statutes of the Lord - פקודים pikkudim, from פקד pakad, he visited, cared, took notice of, appointed to a charge. No prayer can be acceptable before God which is not offered up in his strength; through Him who took our nature upon him, that he might redeem us unto God, and restore the long-lost inheritance. Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Is sure - נאמנה neemanah, are faithful; they point out the things beyond them fairly, truly, and fully, and make no vain or false report. Ein omer veein debarim, beli nishma kolam . There are two excellent books which the great God has published for the instruction and edification of the children of men; this psalm treats of them both, and recommends them both to our diligent study. Psalm 19 – The Heavens, the Word, and the Glory of God The title tells us both the author and the audience of the psalm: To the Chief Musician. The apparent motion of the sun, in his diurnal and annual progress, are here both referred to. By them is thy servant warned - נזהר nizhar, from זהר zahar, to be clear, pellucid. By this means their words, or rather their significant actions or operations, מליהם , are everywhere present; and thereby they preach to all the nations the power and wisdom, the mercy and lovingkindness, of the Lord.". And, indeed, all have thus benefited, even where the words are not yet come. The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork. The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork. Yet both of these have been demonstrated to be mere appearances. The law given to Moses and the prophets, which teaches more perfectly the knowledge of God, his nature, his will and our duty. Psalm 19:14 Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament (Heb. The judgments of the Lord - משפטים mishpatim, from שפת shaphat, he judged, regulated, disposed, All God's regulations, all his decisions; what he has pronounced to be right and proper. Are right - ישרים yesharim, from ישר yashar, to make straight, smooth, right, upright, opposed to crookedness in mind or conduct; showing what the man should be, both within and without. The bearing of these truths on the present character and conduct of the author, and consequently their adaptedness to produce the same effect on others, Psalm 19:11-14. All people may hear these preachers speak in their own tongue the wonderful works of God. To recover man out of his fallen state, there is need of the word of God. He is like a general in his pavilion, surrounded by his troops, to whom he gives his orders, and by whom he is obeyed. Verses 1-6 The heavens so declare the glory of God, and proclaim his wisdom, power, and goodness, that all ungodly men are left without excuse. To the Chief Musician. (1-6) His holiness and grace as shown in his word. 2 Day unto day utters speech, And night unto night reveals knowledge. (Psalm 19:11-14) Prayer for the benefit of them. But on account of the sun's apparent ecliptic motion in the same direction, the earth must make about the three hundred and sixty-fifth part of a second revolution on its axis before any given point of the earth's surface can be again brought into the same direction with the sun as before: so that the length of a natural day is twenty-four hours at a mean rate. "Into all the earth hath gone out their sound; and to the extremity of the habitable world, their eloquence. This testimony is sure, to be fully depended on: the ignorant and unlearned believing what God saith, become wise unto salvation. Enlightening the eyes - Showing men what they should do. 1 The a heavens declare the glory of God; And the b firmament 1 shows 2 His handiwork. The appointments, or charge delivered by God to man for his regard and observance. They speak themselves to be works of God's hands; for they must have a Creator who is eternal, infinitely wise, powerful, and good. NIV 1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. In Psalm 19, we have the example of a man who is really tuned into God, which resulted in him writing about one-half of the 150 Psalms. All the versions, except the Chaldee, render the last clause of the fourth verse thus: "In the sun he hath placed his tabernacle;" as the old Psalter likewise does. "Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. They are the means which the Holy Spirit uses in enlightening the eyes; they bring us to a sight and sense of our sin and misery, and direct us in the way of duty. It cannot be ignored. Coming out of his chamber - מחפתו mechuppatho, from under his veil. This is Their use. No soul is safe for a moment without it. And as the earth's axis makes an angle with the axis of the ecliptic of about twenty-three degrees and twenty eight minutes, and always maintains its parallelism, i.e., is always directed to the same point of the starry firmament; from these circumstances are produced the regular change of the seasons, and continually differing lengths of the days and nights in all parts of the terraqueous globe, except at the poles and on the equator. A Psalm of David. 19 1 To the Chief Musician. 2 Day unto day utters speech, And night unto night reveals knowledge. Romans 10:6; Fra heest heven the gangyng of hym: and his gayne rase til the heest of hym: nane es that hym may hyde fra his hete. 3 There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Psalm 19 - For the director of music. A Psalm of David. Chapter 19. And he said: Psalm 19:7. Restoring it to right reason, or to a sound mind; teaching it its own interest in reference to both worlds. And righteous altogether - They are not only according to truth; but they are righteous, צדקו tsadeku, they give to all their due. The heavens so declare the glory of God, and proclaim his wisdom, power, and goodness, that all ungodly men are left without excuse. The Perfect Revelation of the Lord. A first view of the starry heavens strikes every beholder with astonishment at the power by which they were made, and by which they are supported. They are not endowed, like man, with the faculty of speech; but they address themselves to the mind of the intelligent beholder in another way, and that, when understood, a no less forcible way, the way of picture or representation. "Jesus is the true Light that lighteth every man that cometh into the world." So most of the versions understand the place. To find out the wisdom and skill displayed in their contrivance requires a measure of science: but when the vast magnitude of the celestial bodies is considered, we feel increasing astonishment at these works of the strong God. My redeemer - גאלי goali, my kinsman, he whose right it is to redeem the forfeited inheritance; for so was the word used under the old law. This is Their character. Religion makes our comforts sweet, and our crosses easy, life truly valuable, and death itself truly desirable. This is Its character. I think the imagery in verse 5 is saying that natural revelation is dominating and powerful. A Psalm of David. It is a sure direction in the way of duty. More to be desired are they than gold - This is strictly true; but who believes it? 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