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Psalms 125

 

 

Introduction
1The safety of such as trust in God.
4A prayer for the godly, and against the wicked.

Verse 1
They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.
A. M. 3468. B.C. 536. (Title.) A Song
120:1; 121:1; 122:1; 123:1; 124:1; *titles
that trust
27:1; 25:2,8; 34:22; 62:2,6; 118:8,9; 147:11; 1 Chronicles 5:20; Proverbs 3:5,6; Jeremiah 17:7,8; Ephesians 1:12,13; 1 Peter 1:21
be as mount
132:13,14; Isaiah 12:6; 14:32; 51:8,11,16; 52:1,7,8; Obadiah 1:21; Micah 4:2; Zechariah 1:14,17; Revelation 14:1
but abideth
Matthew 16:16-18

Verse 2
As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
As the mountains
Lamentations 4:12
the Lord
34:7; Deuteronomy 33:27; Isaiah 4:5; Zechariah 2:5; John 10:28,29

Verse 3
For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
the rod
103:9,14; Proverbs 22:8; Isaiah 10:5; 14:5,6; 27:8; 1 Corinthians 10:13; Revelation 2:10
the wicked
Heb. wickedness.

Verse 4
Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.
Do good
41:1-3; 51:18; 73:1; Isaiah 58:10,11; Hebrews 6:10; 1 John 3:17-24
upright
32:2; 84:11; 119:80; Lamentations 3:25; John 1:47; Revelation 14:5

Verse 5
As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: but peace shall be upon Israel.
As for such
40:4; 101:3; 1 Chronicles 10:13,14; Proverbs 14:14; Jeremiah 2:19; Zephaniah 1:6; Hebrews 10:38
crooked
Proverbs 2:15; Isaiah 59:8; Philippians 2:15
with the workers
Matthew 7:23; 24:48-51
peace
128:6; Isaiah 54:10,13; Ezekiel 37:26; Hosea 2:18; John 14:27; Galatians 6:16; 1 Peter 1:2

 


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 125:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-125.html.

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