Daily devotional with John Piper. ( B) 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; ( C) apart from you I have no good thing.”. 6 My home is surrounded in beauty; You have gifted me with abundance and a rich legacy. You will not let your faithful one rot in the grave.11 You will teach me the right way to live. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Copyright © 2017 by BroadStreet Publishing® Group, LLC. What are the benefits of creating an account? The Hebrew word used in the inscription is, The Aramaic text states, “My goodness is found in your presence.”, Implied in the text. Psalm 16:2 Some of you Literally, “you” (singular). to David flees to God's protection, with cheerful, believing confidence... View the entire commentary * More information on Commentaries Try it for 30 days FREE. 29:30; where they are said to praise the Lord in the words of David and Asaph, who is there called a … Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. That’s what David is feeling and what he wants to express in poetry. They are the ones who make me happy.”, 4 But those who worship other gods will have many troubles. Being at your right side will make me happy forever. 16 Protect me, God, because I depend on you. You will not let your faithful one rot in the grave. Chapter 16. 2 So I said to the Lord God, “You are my Maker, my Mediator, and my Master. Solid Joys. 16 Preserve me, O God, for in you I. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. Just being with you will bring complete happiness. Gold has great value. Complete Concise This psalm has something of David in it, but much more of Christ. Most translations assume it should be “I,” giving a different meaning to verses 2 and 3, which are very difficult in the Hebrew text. All my delight is in them. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. You support me. You may unsubscribe from Bible Gateway’s emails at any time. A Prayer of Confidence[ a] 16 Protect me, O God; I trust in you for safety. 2 I said to him, “You are my Lord; I have no other help but yours.” 3 I want the company of the godly men and women in the land; they are the true nobility. 16 A precious song, engraved in gold, by King David[ a] 1 Keep me safe, O mighty God. Every good thing I have comes from you.”. Thus his soul was in hell when in the garden he did sweat blood, and on the cross when he cried so lamentably, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" The Hope of the Faithful, and the Messiah’s VictoryA #Ps. I say to God, “Be my Lord!”. We do not know what the word “Mikhtam” in the title means. We’re on a mission to change that. 2 Some of you[ a] have said to the Lord, “You are my Lord. [e]6 Your pleasant path leads me to pleasant places.I’m overwhelmed by the privilegesthat come with following you,for you have given me the best!7 The way you counsel and correct me makes me praise you more,for your whispers in the night give me wisdom,showing me what to do next.8 Because you are close to me and always available,my confidence will never be shaken,for I experience your wrap-around presence every moment.9 My heart and soul explode with joy—full of glory!Even my body will rest confident and secure.10 For you will not abandon me to the realm of death,nor will you allow your Holy One to experience corruption. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 2, , Psalm. 16 A precious song, engraved in gold, by King David[a]1 Keep me safe, O mighty God.I run for dear life to you, my safe place.2 So I said to the Lord God,“You are my Maker, my Mediator, and my Master.Any good thing you find in me has come from you.”[b]3 And he said to me, “My holy lovers are wonderful,my majestic ones, my glorious ones,fulfilling all my desires.”4 Yet there are those who yield to their weakness,[c]and they will have troubles and sorrows unending.I never gather with such ones,[d]nor give them honor in any way.5 Lord, I have chosen you alone as my inheritance.You are my prize, my pleasure, and my portion.I leave my destiny and its timing in your hands. Being at your right side will make me happy forever. Notes throughout the Psalms give additional indications of conscious arrangement (see also chart, p. 1048-1051). 4 Don’t just go shopping for a god. Psalm 16:3 gods Literally, “holy ones.” Psalm 16:6 share Or “section of land.” ... Scripture: Psalm 16:11, Philippians 1:20–25. 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; ( C) I have no good apart from you.”. 7 I will bless the Eternal, whose wise teaching orchestrates my days. Without you, nothing makes sense. Authorship and Titles (or Superscriptions) Of the 150 psalms, only 34 lack superscriptions of any kind (only 17 in the Septuagint, the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT). In that cup, You hold my future and my eternal riches. - A Psalm of David. All rights reserved. Psalm 16 A miktam[1]of David. 2. 4 Those choosing other gods shall all be filled with sorrow; I will not offer the sacrifices they do or even speak the names of their gods. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 3 How excellent are the Lord's faithful people! 16 Protect me, God, because I depend on you.2 Some of you[a] have said to the Lord,    “You are my Lord. I swear I’ll never treat god-names. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. Psalms 16 Commentary, 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. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. Psalm 15 Who Shall Abide in God’s Sanctuary? for your whispers in the night give me wisdom. Gods are not for sale. Psalm 16 Living Bible (TLB). “You are my Maker, my Mediator, and my Master. I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” As for the holy ones in the land, they are the noble, in whom is all my delight. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. It also occurs in Psalms 56-60. [2] Even at night he put his instructions deep inside my mind. Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I … What does Psalms 16:4 mean? You are my prize, my pleasure, and my portion. Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge. Try it free for 30 days. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 3 As for. [g], The Passion Translation®. - David flees to God's protection, with cheerful, believing confidence. "Secret" is only one of the things that it may mean. (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students: Commenting and Commentaries)Rosscup adds: This is one of the more thorough older exegetical … 2:24 Acts. This psalm is titled A Michtam of David. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. I said to Yahweh, “You are my Lord; I have nothing good besides You.” As for the holy people who are in the land, they are the noble ones. 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; all the good things I have come from you.”. Psalms 16 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by Albert Barnes, a dedicated student of the Bible, continues to be very popular even today. It begins with such expressions of devotion as may be applied to Christ; but concludes with such confidence of a resurrection (and so timely a one as to prevent corruption) as must be applied to Christ, to him only, and cannot be understood of David, as both St. Peter and St. Paul have observed, Acts. Commentaries for Psalm Chapter 16 This psalm begins with expressions of devotion, which may be applied to Christ; but ends with such confidence of a resurrection, as must be applied to Christ, and to him only. There is no Hebrew word for “presence.” When the Psalmist wanted to speak of God’s presence, he used the Hebrew word for “face.”. Don't have an account? It is the secret of living for ever. 1 Keep me safe, ( A) my God, for in you I take refuge. Therefore — Upon this ground and confidence; my heart is glad — I feel, not only a perfect satisfaction, but joy and triumph in my heart. By submitting your email address, you understand that you will receive email communications from Bible Gateway, a division of The Zondervan Corporation, 3900 Sparks Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 USA, including commercial communications and messages from partners of Bible Gateway. "In hell." the path to the bliss that brings me face-to-face with you. 105:1-45 (1 Chron. I run for dear life to you, my safe place. and they will have troubles and sorrows unending. [f]    He is here, close by my side,    so nothing can defeat me.9 So my heart and soul will be very happy. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Portuguese Easy to Read Verison (ERV) Bible, Case of 12, Holy Bible Easy To Read Version (ERV) - Slightly Imperfect, ERV Illustrated Paperback New Testament, Case of 76, ERV Holy Bible--soft leather-look, russet, case of 24. Verse 10. 13:36. Both Peter and Paul (Acts 2:25-28; 13:35-37) affirm that David wrote this psalm (as the title indicates). Miktam[ a] of David. what splendid friends they make! Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 16:1-11 This psalm begins with expressions of devotion, which may be applied to Christ; but ends with such confidence of a resurrection, as must be applied to Christ, and to him only. I run for dear life to you, my safe place. Just being with you will bring complete happiness. Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. O LORD, who may abide in your tent? Learn more. What Psalm 16 means. Some Christians call Psalm 16 the "golden psalm". 90:1-17); and that some of the psalms were penned by Asaph is intimated, 2 Chron. I will not even say their names.5 Lord, you give me all that I need. Even my body will rest confident and secure. 16 1-2 Keep me safe, O God, I’ve run for dear life to you. ( D) 3. 2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; 3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. nor will you allow your Holy One to experience corruption. 16 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. 4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips. Even at night he put his instructions deep inside my mind.[e]. 3 But you have also said about the gods[ b] of this land, “They are my powerful gods. Protect me, God, for I take refuge in You. In Psalm 16 it is the secret that is of great value. 16, Psalm. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? 16 Save me, O God, because I have come to you for refuge. thePassionTranslation.com, You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Copyright © 2006 by Bible League International, Easy-to-Read Version (ERV). It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Who may dwell on your holy hill? Used by permission. Or “the pit.” This is likely a metaphor for Sheol. 8 I always remember that the Lord is with me. for I experience your wrap-around presence every moment. Matthew 26:38.--Nicholas Byfield's "Exposition of the Creed," 1676. It is a clear and judicious explanation of the text, and cannot be dispensed with. Another is "gold". The first section shows five ways to make the Lord your treasure: An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! 56—60Michtam of David.Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust.O my soul, you have said to the Lord,“You are my Lord, Psalm 16 – The Benefits of a Life-Commitment to God. Psalm 16:9. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. They are the ones who make me happy.”. Psalm 16 Song of Trust and Security in God - A Miktam of David. I will not share in the gifts of blood they offer to their idols. and Ps. And thus Christ descended into hell when he was alive, not when he was dead. Any good thing you find in me has come from you.”. In Psalm 16, I believe the emotion that David is expressing is this: Satisfaction with God. I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing." Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. 3 And these God-chosen lives all around—. It begins with such expressions of devotion as may be applied to Christ; but concludes with such confidence of a resurrection (and so timely a one as to prevent corruption) as must be applied to Christ, to him only, and cannot be understood of David, as both St. Peter and St. Paul have observed, Acts 2:24; 13:36. This psalm has something of David in it, but much more of Christ. As for the saints who are in the land, they are the glorious ones in whom is all my delight. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You give me my share.6 My share[c] is wonderful. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 4 Those who rush to … Every good thing I have comes from you.”3 But you have also said about the gods[b] of this land,    “They are my powerful gods. ( B) take refuge. Psalm 16; Acts 2. Interactive Bible study with John Piper. Psalm 16 Confidence in the LORD - A Davidic Miktam. "Golden" means "like gold". 96:1-13 and Ps. I will not share in the gifts of blood they offer to their idols. 1. The Aramaic reads “You are restoring my inheritance to me.”. Verses 1 - 4: "Secret" is "miktam" in Hebrew. Let’s turn to Psalm 16 for this Psalm 16 commentary. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, The Passion Translation (TPT): New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs, and Song of Songs - 2nd edition, imitation leather, red, The Passion Translation (TPT): New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs and Song of Songs - 2nd edition, large print, imitation leather, navy blue, TPT Compact New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs and Song of Songs--imitation leather, brown, The Passion Translation (TPT): Song of Songs, 2nd edition. Read commentary on this popular Bible verse and understand the real meaning behind God's Word using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. 16:1-43) One psalm is expressly said to be the prayer of Moses (Ps. Any good thing you find in me has come from you.”[ b] To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. and centers my mind at night. JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Psalms Commentary (1864) Spurgeon had high praise for Alexander's work writing that it "Occupies a first place among expositions. John Piper Nov 10, 2019 3.9K Shares God is most glorified in us 5 You, Eternal One, are my sustenance and my life-giving cup. Their sorrows shall be multiplied who hasten afteranother god; Their drink offerings of blood I will … Try it free for 30 days. So often, the psalms are a means of communicating an emotion of the author. Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. [f]11 For you bring me a continual revelation of resurrection life,the path to the bliss that brings me face-to-face with you. Even my body will live in safety,10 because you will not leave me in the place of death. Psalms 16 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written. My inheritance[d] is very beautiful.7 I praise the Lord because he taught me well. My greatest pleasure is to be with them. 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