The arguments to enforce the duty Ps 33:4-19. PSALM 33. Praise befits the upright. Rejoice. James Saurin. This is a psalm of praise; it is probable that David was the penman of it, but we are not told so, because God would have us look above the penmen of sacred writ, to that blessed Spirit that moved and guided them. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Psalms 33:1 Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright. To be without praise is to miss our comeliest adornment. It is a clear and judicious explanation of the text, and cannot be dispensed with. F5. Either my will is self efficient, or there is some other being whose will is self efficient. Psalm 33:1–22 1 Sing ... Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. However, he establishes principles, the most proper to give us sublime ideas of the Creator; and he speaks with more precision of the works and attributes of God than the greatest philosophers have spoken of them. Rejoicing -- the soul of praise; the Lord -- a wellspring of joy. Psalms 33 This is a psalm of praise; it is probable that David was the penman of it, but we are not told so, because God would have us look above the penmen of sacred writ, to that blessed Spirit that moved and guided them. 3 Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise. Psalm 33 Commentary Men’s Inability to Deliver. If philosophers have reasoned inconclusively on the origin of the world, they have spoken of its government with equal uncertainty. This is the lesson to be gathered from the use of musical instruments under the old dispensation. It is comely as wings to an angel, we mount with it; as flowers to a tree, it is our fruit; as a robe to a priest, it is our office; as long hair to a woman, it is our beauty; as a crown to a king, it is our highest honour. Praise ..… (Psalms 33:1). Verse 1. Calls upon the righteous to praise God . To keep up the freshness of worship is a great thing, and in private it is indispensable. This is the doctrine of providence. Two and forty journeys of the Israelites - From Egypt to Sinai. 1. sing for joy in the Lord – BDB 943, KB 1247, Piel IMPERATIVE (this same VERB ends Psalm 32) praise – BDB 392, KB 389, Hiphil IMPERATIVE; sing praises to Him – BDB 274, KB 273, Piel IMPERATIVE Verse 1. Crooked hearts make crooked music, but the upright are the Lord's delight. Isaiah 61:3 . That God is, and that he is such a God, and our God, ours for ever and ever, should wake within us an unceasing and overflowing joy. Psalms 33:2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings. To rejoice in temporal comforts is dangerous, to rejoice in self is foolish, to rejoice in sin is fatal, but to rejoice in God is heavenly. The Treasury of David. Rejoicing -- the soul of praise; the Lord -- a wellspring of joy. For praise is comely for the upright. No instrument like the human voice. 33:1-11 Holy joy is the heart and soul of praise, and that is here pressed upon the righteous. What are his maxims of policy? Augustine. PSALM 33 * Praise of God’s Power and Providence I. Psalms 33:4 For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth. The Hebrew verb, according to the etymologists, originally means to dance for joy, and is therefore a very strong expression for the liveliest exultation. on the ten-stringed lyre offer praise. “His word and His work are inseparable, for His words are never empty.” (Kidner) ii. (Psalms 33:1) Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous. A hermit, who never appeared on the theatre of the world? To delight ourselves in God is most truly to extol him, even if we let no notes of song proceed from our lips. 1. "Play skillfully." Character -- indispensable to true enjoyment. Or who can imagine, that a wise Being, who wills that his intelligent creatures should acquire knowledge and virtue, will not punish them if they neglect those acquisitions; and will not show by the distribution of his benefits that he approves their endeavours to obtain them? No: one of the wisest of kings; one of the most bold and able generals: a man whom God has self elected to govern his chosen people, and to command those armies which fought the most obstinate battles, and gained the most complete victories. A call to lively and joyous praise to God for His glorious attributes and works, as displayed in creation, and His general and special providence, in view of which, the Psalmist, for all the pious, professes trust and joy and invokes God's mercy. That he is not an open violator of the law of God; that he is not intemperate; that he is not the victim of raging lusts and passions; that he is not a dishonest man; that he is not profane; that he is not an infidel or a scoffer; that he is a pious man - a redeemed man - a man of good character - an heir of heaven - is the highest blessing that could be conferred on him; and he who has been saved from outbreaking transgression and crime in a world like this, and has been enabled to live an upright life, has eminently occasion to praise and bless God. Praise the L ord with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings. Whole Psalm. What I say of myself, I say of my parents; and what I affirm of my parents, I affirm of my more remote ancestors, and of all the finite creatures from whom they derive their existence. Praise is comely for the upright; it well becomes them to exercise themselves in this work of praising and blessing of God; partly because they have such singular and abundant obligations and occasions to do so; and partly because they will praise God worthily and heartily, and with due reverence and thankfulness, as God requires, and deserves to be praised; whereas ungodly men do indeed disparage and pollute the holy name of God, while they pretend to praise it, and therefore God rejects their praises and prayers. Attend a moment to the evidence of this reasoning, my brethren. Every Christian should endeavour to sing according to the rules of the art, so that he may keep time and tune with the congregation. You can discuss each week’s commentary and lesson at the International Bible Lesson Forum. Thankful praise is the breath and language of holy joy. "Psalm 33 speaks of creation and calls Israel to a total trust which is able to forsake weapons of war and rely solely on God (33:16-17). Men are bidden to fear before Jehovah because his purposes are accomplished in providence, Psalms 33:8-11 . God has an eye to things which are becoming. Calls upon the righteous to praise God, Psalms 33:1-3. "The Lord looketh from heaven; he considereth all the works of all the inhabitants of the earth," Psalms 33:13-14 . 3. b 3 Sing to him a new song;. Be s a rock of t refuge for me, a strong fortress to save me! A harp suits a blood washed hand. Thomas Watson. Verse 1. No jewel more ornamental to a holy face than sacred praise. How can such an insignificant creature as man be the object of the care and attention of such a magnificent being as God? Numbers 33:1-15. That which proves that it would be beneath the dignity of a monarch to observe the motions of ants, or worms, to interest himself in their actions, to punish, or to reward them, seems to demonstrate that God would degrade himself were he to observe, to direct, to punish, to reward mankind, who are infinitely inferior to him. Commentary on Psalm 33:1-11. Rejoicing--the soul of praise; the Lord--a wellspring of joy. 1-3. of 2 Praise the Lord with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings. (Psalms 33:1). We do not need them, they would hinder than help our praise but if others are otherwise minded, are they not living in gospel liberty? See Psalm 50:16 119:7 Proverbs 28:9. for praise is comely for the upright; it becomes them; it is their duty; they are bound unto it by the mercies and favours they have received; should they not give praise to God, the stones of the wall would cry out, and rebuke them for their ingratitude: it is beautiful, and looks lovely in them; it is an ornament to them, and is, in the sight of God, of great esteem: it is very acceptable to him, and when grace is in exercise, and their hearts in tune, being sensibly touched and impressed with the goodness of God, it is desirable by them, and is pleasant and delightful to them. Does God degrade himself more by governing than by creating mankind? On this principle: God "fashioneth their hearts alike," Psalms 33:15 . "For praise is comely for the upright." (verses 13-19) I recall touring a Greek Orthodox church where there was, front and center, near the ceiling, a painting of a huge eye, with a brown iris and black pupil. a. The confidence of God's people in his name, their happiness, and petition Psalms 33:20-22. In like manner, when we would prove that a creature is a just and a good being, we say, there are qualities of goodness and justice in creatures, therefore he, from whom these creatures derive their existence, is a being just and good. In addition, God does His work in truth – not with deceit or manipulation. Psalms 32:6-11 David Experiences Happiness And Relief From Guilt. Psalm 32 had things to say about individual happiness (32:1-2, 11). Men need all the help they can get to stir them up to praise. 1. sing for joy in the Lord — BDB 943, KB 1247, Piel imperative (this same verb ends Psalm 32) The instruments (Ps 92:3; 144:9) do not exclude the voice. One would think, considering the conduct of mankind, that the consequences, which are drawn from the doctrines of which we have been speaking, belong to none but to the dregs of the people; that lawgivers and conquerors have a plan of morality peculiar to themselves, and are above the rules to which other men must submit. 33:1-5 The first three verses set the mood of the Psalm in praise to God (i.e., five parallel IMPERATIVES). Now, this is the reasoning of the psalmist in this Psalm: "The Lord loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord" Psalms 33:5 ; that is to say, it is impossible to consider the work of the Creator, without receiving evidence of his goodness. The world is the work of a self efficient will, and it is this principle alone that can account for its creation. (a) It is the duty of the godly to set forth the praises of God for his mercy and power showed to them. His praise as the Creator (Psalms 33:4-9) 3. The moral attributes of God, as they are called in the schools, were mysteries which they could not unfold. The arguments to enforce the duty Psalms 33:4-19. Even the righteous are not always glad, and have need to be stirred up to enjoy their privileges. 1. All songs of praise should be "unto him." How few of them have reasoned conclusively on this important subject! Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. The Lord is Good! The sentiment falls in with Ps 32:11 (compare 1Co 14:15). "Sing unto him." No objection can be more specious, or, in appearance, more invincible. A Psalm of David. "With the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings." Praise comely. His praise of His governmental dealings (Psalms 33:10-17) 4. (last clause). The psalm tells us that Psalm 33:12 asserts that a people whose God is the Lord — will be blessed. But even these people need to be exhorted to sing for joy in the Lord (v. 1), to give thanks to the Lord and sing praises to Him (v. 2). (1-6) The principle of the watchman. Our expectations from God are not to supersede, but to quicken and encourage, our applications to him; he will be sought unto for that which he has promised, and therefore the psalm concludes with a short but comprehensive prayer, "Let thy mercy, O Lord! The Lord is praised for his works of creation, Psalm 33:1-9; and for the stability of his own counsels, Psalm 33:10, Psalm 33:11.The blessedness of the people who have the knowledge of the true God, his grace, and providence, Psalm 33:12-15.The vanity of all earthly dependence, Psalm 33:16, Psalm 33:17.The happiness of them that fear God, and trust in his mercy, Psalm 33:18-22. Well-bred whispers are disreputable here. They collected together in their minds all perfections; they reduced them all to one object which they denominated a perfect being: and supposing, without proving, that a perfect being existed, they attributed to him, without proof, everything that they considered as a perfection. Adam Clarke. Ps 33:1-22. More Psalms commentaries. Psalms 30:1-12 The Blessing of Answered Prayer. One literally “goes up” to Jerusalem. The sweetest tunes and the sweetest voices, with the sweetest words, are all too little for the Lord our God; let us not offer him limping rhymes, set to harsh tunes, and growled out by discordant voices. The psalmist determines this question with a great facility, by a single principle, which results from the former, and which, like the former, carries its evidence with it. One of the most specious objections that has ever been opposed to the doctrine of providence, is a contrast between the grandeur of God and the meanness of men. His promises are all wise and good. His praise as the Keeper and Deliverer of the Righteous (Psalms 33:18-22) What the last verse of the preceding Psalm exhorts to shout for joy, is in this Psalm more fully unfolded. Ezekiel 33 – The Prophet as Watchman A. Ezekiel the watchman. When saints wear their choral robes, they look fair in the Lord's sight. Praise is not comely for any but the godly. Psalm 33:1 NIV • Psalm 33:1 NLT • Psalm 33:1 ESV • Psalm 33:1 NASB • Psalm 33:1 KJV • Psalm 33:1 Interlinear • Psalm 33:1 Commentaries • Psalm 33:1 Parallel Texts • Psalm 33:1 Bible Apps • Psalm 33:1 Parallel • Bible Hub His people are proclaimed blessed, Psalms 33:12 . Christopher Wordsworth. 2. Joy is the soul of praise. As a help to singing the instrument is alone to be tolerated, for keys and strings do not praise the Lord. "With a loud noise." Verse 1. Whole Psalm. Verse 1. (Read Psalm 33:1-11) Holy joy is the heart and soul of praise, and that is here pressed upon the righteous. They are all included in these words: "There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength. The godly are only fit to be choristers in God's praise; it is called, "the garment of praise." This song of praise bears no title or indication of authorship; to teach us, says Dickson, "to look upon Holy Scripture as altogether inspired of God, and not put price upon it for the writers thereof.". We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength," Psalms 33:16-17 . When saints wear their choral robes, they look fair in the Lord's sight. Whole Psalm This Psalm is eucharistic: the contents are: --. The city crowns the hill and its Temple stood on a “mount.” In this exalted place, … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 133" For praise is comely for the upright - Is befitting, suitable, proper. The distance between the meanest insect and the mightiest monarch, who treads and crushes reptiles to death without the least regard to them, is a very imperfect image of the distance between God and man. The confidence of God's people in his name, their happiness, and petition Ps 33:20-22. Praise is comely for the upright. Psalms 33:1 Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: [for] praise is comely for the upright.. Ver. "Rejoice in the Lord "- It is very likely that the last verse of the preceding Psalm was formerly the first verse of this. (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students: Commenting and Commentaries)Rosscup adds: This is one of the more thorough older exegetical … Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. a 2 Give thanks to the LORD on the harp;. 2 Incline your ear to me; rescue me speedily! He who would have a double heaven must begin below to rejoice like those above. The call to praise Jehovah (Psalms 33:1-3) 2. Israel was at school, and used childish things to help her to learn; but in these days, when Jesus gives us spiritual manhood, we can make melody without strings and pipes. An exhortation to praise God Ps 33:1-3. 4. Most certainly either finite beings have a self efficient will, which it is impossible to suppose, for a finite creature with a self efficient will is a contradiction: either, I say, a finite creature has a self efficient will, or there is a First Cause who has a self efficient will; and that there is such a Being is the principle of the psalmist; "By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.". Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. be upon us; let us always have the comfort and benefit of it, not according as we merit from thee, but according as we hope in thee, that is, according to the … skillfully play with joyful chant. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information, The confidence of God's people in his name, their happiness, and petition. Proud member That is, the upright - the righteous - have abundant cause for praise, and it is for them a suitable employment, or one which becomes them. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Psalms 33:1-11 The Sovereignty of The LORD in Creation. This Psalm is coupled with the foregoing one by the catchword with which it opens, which is a repetition of the exhortation with which the preceding ends, Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous; "Shout for joy, all ye upright." This is peculiarly your duty, your obligations are greater, and your spiritual nature more adapted to the work, be ye then first in the glad service. Bible Lesson that you may want to read to your class as part of your Bible study. Verse 1. To rejoice ill temporal comforts is dangerous, to rejoice in self is foolish, to rejoice in sin is fatal, but to rejoice in God is heavenly. Joy is the soul of praise. Praise befits the upright. Subject and Division. Joy is the soul of praise. God has an eye to things which are becoming. A call to lively and joyous praise to God for His glorious attributes and works, as displayed in creation, and His general and special providence, in view of which, the Psalmist, for all the pious, professes trust and joy and invokes God's mercy. Yes, from that doctrine of God the Creator of men, follows that of God the inspector, the director, rewarder, and the punisher of their actions. Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous. Why Praise? 1-3. And on what is the doctrine of providence founded? Whole Psalm This Psalm is eucharistic: the contents are: -- An exhortation to praise God Psalms 33:1 - 3. 1. For the word of the L ord is upright, Religious songs are proper expressions of thankful praise. Vocal, meditative, habitual praise. "Rejoice in the Lord." Heartiness should be conspicuous in divine worship. Praise the LORD with the harp; make music to him on the ten-stringed lyre. Psalms 33:3 Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise. To delight ourselves in God is most truly to extol him, even if we let no notes of song proceed from our lips. The praise of Jehovah is the subject of this sacred song. Psalms 32:1-5 The Joy of Forgiveness. 31 o In you, O L ord, do I p take refuge; q let me never be put to shame; in your r righteousness deliver me! For the word of the LORD is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. With Bible Gateway Plus, you gain instant access to a digital Bible study library, including complete notes from the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible and the New Bible Commentary. Rejoice in the L ord, O you righteous. This is the most rational account that was ever given of the creation of the world. Psalms 31:1-14 A Prayer For Protection. Even the righteous are not always glad, and have need to be stirred up to enjoy their privileges. Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy. This is peculiarly your duty, your obligations are greater, and your spiritual nature more adapted to the work, be ye then first in the glad service. Verse 1. 3 Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise. "Sing unto him a new song." And the works of nature which demonstrate the goodness of God, prove his justice also; for God has created us with such dispositions, that we cannot enjoy the gifts of his goodness without obeying the laws of his righteousness. Let us not present old worn-out praise, but put life, and soul, and heart, into every song, since we have new mercies every day, and see new beauties in the work and word of our Lord. Our prophet solves the important question by one single principle; and, what is more remarkable, this principle, which is nobly expressed, carries the clearest evidence with it. Psalm 33 - Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: [for] praise is comely for the upright. Every endowment we possess, should be employed with all our skill and earnestness in God's service. II. Samuel Horsley. In eight of Kennicott's MSS., this Psalms is written as a part of the preceding. Religious songs are proper expressions of thankful praise. The psalmist, in this psalm, I. What? Salem Media Group. For the word of the LORD is right, and all His work is done in truth: The truth of God’s word is a further reason for praise. The happiness of an individual who procures a pleasure by disobeying the laws of equity, is a violent happiness, which cannot be of long duration; and the prosperity of public bodies, when it is founded in iniquity, is an edifice which, with its basis, will be presently sunk and gone. When? These may be reduced to two classes; attributes of goodness, and attributes of justice. 1 Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright. It is as indecent for a wicked man to praise God, who goes on in sinful practices, as it is for an usurer to talk of living by faith, or for the devil to quote Scripture. Psalm 133 is a Song of Ascents–a song for going up to a high place. Evermore, but chiefly amid blasphemy, persecution, sickness, poverty, death. And, the psalmist is going to return to the concept of the Lord seeing certain people in verse 18. The most simple appearances in nature are sufficient to lead us to this principle. 1 Rejoice, you righteous, in the LORD;. O ye righteous. Augustine. That God is, and that he is such a God, and our God, ours for ever and ever, should wake within us an unceasing and overflowing joy. "Rejoice in the Lord." This garment sits handsome only on a saint's back. He who would have a double heaven must begin below to rejoice like those above. The paraphrase of this in the Book of Common Prayer is, For it becometh well the just to be thankful. Thankful praise is the breath and language of holy joy. This means simply that it is becoming of righteous people to praise their God and Redeemer. Psalm 33. Praise is the dress of saints in heaven, it is meet that they should fit it on below. Rejoice, O ye righteous: not in yourselves, for that is not safe, but in the Lord. A harp suits a blood-washed hand. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! He pleaseth God whom God pleaseth. Sing joyfully to the LORD, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise him. The Holy Spirit inspired David to address this Psalm to the righteous: to those who Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Not from the ungodly, hypocritical, or thoughtless. Verse 1. or a man destitute of the talents necessary to shine there? II. JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Psalms Commentary (1864) Spurgeon had high praise for Alexander's work writing that it "Occupies a first place among expositions. A thanksgiving of the church triumphant in the latter ages, for her final deliverance, by the overthrow of Antichrist and his armies. praise from the upright is fitting. A profane man stuck with God's praise is like a dunghill stuck with flowers. A. Alexander. A man who is upright, or who is a righteous man, has in this very fact much which lays a foundation for praise, for the fact that he has such a character is to be traced to the grace of God, and this in itself is a more valuable possession than gold or kingly crowns would he. Praise is not comely from unpardoned professional stagers; it is like a jewel of gold in a swine's snout. That is, it is written to those who know God personally and who are seeking to please Him by living obedient lives. "Praise the Lord with harp." How absurdly have the philosophers treated of the origin of the world! God is to be praised by reason of his goodness, Psalm 33:1-5; of his power, Psalm 33:6-11; and of his providence, Psalm 33:12-15. Whole Psalm. 2 Praise the Lord with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings. Why? The LORD loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love. --Adam Clarke. No jewel more ornamental to a holy face than sacred praise. Assuredly for such a man praise is an appropriate employment, for such a man it is "comely.". He deserves the best that we have. Psalm 33:1. Do most worshippers mind this? "O ye righteous." Praise in the mouth of a sinner is like an oracle in the mouth of a fool: how uncomely is it for him to praise God, whose whole life is a dishonouring of God? Who can persuade himself that a wise Being has given to intelligent creatures faculties capable of obtaining knowledge and virtue, without willing that they should endeavour to acquire knowledge and virtue? Psalms 33:1-9 [& 10-12] New International Version January 1, 2017 The International Bible Lesson (Uniform Sunday School Lessons Series) for Sunday, January 1, 2017, is from Psalms 33:1-9 (& includes 10-12). Praise is the dress of saints in heaven, it is meet that they should fit it on below. The response of the righteous to the goodness of God takes the form of public worship. This Psalm is eucharistic: the contents are: 1. The omniscience and omnipotence of God, and his care for his people are celebrated, in opposition to the weakness of an arm of flesh, Ps 33:13-19; and the Psalm concludes with a fervent expression of confidence, Psalms 33:20-21 , and an earnest prayer, Psalms 33:22 . Rejoice in the Lord; let his excellency discovered in his works be the matter of your joy and praise. It is not that the Lord cannot hear us, but that it is natural for great exultation to express itself in the loudest manner. Verse 1. Ps 33:1-22. 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