Psalms 41 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 41


Psalms 41:1

Blessed is he that considereth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.

Psalms 41:2

Jehovah will preserve him, and keep him alive, And he shall be blessed upon the earth; And deliver not thou him unto the will of his enemies.

Psalms 41:3

Jehovah will support him upon the couch of languishing: Thou makest all his bed in his sickness.

Psalms 41:4

I said, O Jehovah, have mercy upon me: Heal my soul; For I have sinned against thee.

Psalms 41:5

Mine enemies speak evil against me, [saying], When will he die, and his name perish?

Psalms 41:6

And if he come to see [me], he speaketh falsehood; His heart gathereth iniquity to itself: When he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

Psalms 41:7

All that hate me whisper together against me; Against me do they devise my hurt.

Psalms 41:8

An evil disease, [say they], cleaveth fast unto him; And now that he lieth he shall rise up no more.

Psalms 41:9

Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, Who did eat of my bread, Hath lifted up his heel against me.

Psalms 41:10

But thou, O Jehovah, have mercy upon me, and raise me up, That I may requite them.

Psalms 41:11

By this I know that thou delightest in me, Because mine enemy doth not triumph over me.

Psalms 41:12

And as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity, And settest me before thy face for ever.

Psalms 41:13

Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Israel, From everlasting and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen.

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