Psalms 33 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 33


Psalms 33:1

Rejoice in Jehovah, O ye righteous: Praise is comely for the upright.

Psalms 33:2

Give thanks unto Jehovah with the harp: Sing praises unto him with the psaltery of ten strings.

Psalms 33:3

Sing unto him a new song; Play skilfully with a loud noise.

Psalms 33:4

For the word of Jehovah is right; And all his work is [done] in faithfulness.

Psalms 33:5

He loveth righteousness and justice: The earth is full of the lovingkindness of Jehovah.

Psalms 33:6

By the word of Jehovah were the heavens made, And all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.

Psalms 33:7

He gathereth the waters of the sea together as a heap: He layeth up the deeps in store-houses.

Psalms 33:8

Let all the earth fear Jehovah: Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

Psalms 33:9

For he spake, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast.

Psalms 33:10

Jehovah bringeth the counsel of the nations to nought; He maketh the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.

Psalms 33:11

The counsel of Jehovah standeth fast for ever, The thoughts of his heart to all generations.

Psalms 33:12

Blessed is the nation whose God is Jehovah, The people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.

Psalms 33:13

Jehovah looketh from heaven; He beholdeth all the sons of men;

Psalms 33:14

From the place of his habitation he looketh forth Upon all the inhabitants of the earth,

Psalms 33:15

He that fashioneth the hearts of them all, That considereth all their works.

Psalms 33:16

There is no king saved by the multitude of a host: A mighty man is not delivered by great strength.

Psalms 33:17

A horse is a vain thing for safety; Neither doth he deliver any by his great power.

Psalms 33:18

Behold, the eye of Jehovah is upon them that fear him, Upon them that hope in his lovingkindness;

Psalms 33:19

To deliver their soul from death, And to keep them alive in famine.

Psalms 33:20

Our soul hath waited for Jehovah: He is our help and our shield.

Psalms 33:21

For our heart shall rejoice in him, Because we have trusted in his holy name.

Psalms 33:22

Let thy lovingkindness, O Jehovah, be upon us, According as we have hoped in thee.

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