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Psalms 67

 

 

Introduction
1A prayer for the enlargement of God's kingdom;
3to the joy of the people;
6and the increase of God's blessings.

Verse 1
God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
A. M. cir. 3464. B.C. cir. 540. (Title.) Neginoth
4:1; 6:1; 76:1; *titles
God
Numbers 6:24-27; Deuteronomy 21:8; 2 Corinthians 13:14
bless us
28:9; Ephesians 1:3
cause
4:6; 31:16; 80:1-3,7,19; 119:135; 2 Corinthians 4:6
upon us
Heb. with us.

Verse 2
That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.
That
98:2,3; Esther 8:15-17; Zechariah 8:20-23; Acts 9:31
thy way
Acts 13:10; 18:25; 22:4
saving
43:5; 66:1-4; 117:2; Isaiah 49:6; Matthew 28:19; Luke 2:30,31; 3:6; Titus 2:11

Verse 3
Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
5; 45:17; 74:21; 119:175; 142:7; Isaiah 38:18,19

Verse 4
O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.
O let
97:1; 138:4,5; Deuteronomy 32:43; Isaiah 24:14-16; 42:10-12; 54:1; Romans 15:10,11; Galatians 4:27
for thou
9:8; 96:10-13; 98:9; Genesis 18:25; Acts 17:31; Romans 2:5
govern
Heb. lead.
2:8; 82:6; Isaiah 55:4; Revelation 11:15-17

Verse 5
Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
3; Matthew 6:9,10

Verse 6
Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us.
Then
85:9-12; Leviticus 26:4; Isaiah 1:19; 30:23,24; Ezekiel 34:26,27; Hosea 2:21,22; 1 Corinthians 3:6-9
our own
48:14; Genesis 17:7; Exodus 3:15; Jeremiah 31:1,33

Verse 7
God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earth shall fear him.
God
29:11; 72:17; Genesis 12:2,3; Acts 2:28; Galatians 3:9,14
all the
22:27; 65:5; 98:3; Isaiah 43:6; 45:22; 52:10; Micah 5:4; Zechariah 9:10; Malachi 1:11; Acts 13:47; Revelation 15:4
fear
Malachi 4:2; Acts 13:26

 


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 67:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-67.html.

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