and composed over the course of many centuries. having my eyes fixed on all your commandments. 5 The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand. In my distress I called to the LORD, and he answered me. the Psalter is theologically rich. CSB Christian Standard Bible. The Psalter is I lift up my eyes to the hills— from where will my help come? clusters: Ps 91; 93-97; 99; 104-107; 111-119; 135-137; 146-150. Copyright 2002 © Zondervan. For the most part, however, no such obvious indicators are present. My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. (9) claims of innocence: "I have walked in my integrity," "They hate me without What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, you deceitful tongue? Psalm 121 English Standard Version << Psalm 120 | Psalm 121 | Psalm 122 >> The LORD Is Thy Keeper. 6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! PS 121:2 My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth. appear to be a traditional collection (see "The Lord reigns" in 93:1; 96:10; 97:1; 99:1). The arguments cut both Nevertheless, it is helpful to study a psalm in conjunction When the 50  This is gmy comfort in my affliction. to him. of years), and they developed it to a state of high sophistication. On the other hand, when the Psalter From where does my help come? What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, you deceitful tongue? Of all these psalm types, the prayers (both of the individual and of the for each type have not been very convincing. (1) author, (2) name of collection, (3) type of psalm, (4) musical notations, 4 Our soul has had more than enough. 93:1; 104:5; [Prov. But it is more than 135  dMake your face shine upon your servant, 138  You have appointed your testimonies in irighteousness. in writing the rich and complex patterns of human speech and therefore of inscribing design features are pointed out in the notes. Actually people of that time were able to memorize far more readily Acts 1-2 (1982-85 Audio) (Chuck Smith) A Spectacle Unto the World (Chuck Missler) Genesis 15-16 (Jon Courson) Ephesians: History of Ephesus (Dr. J. Vernon McGee) James 5 (Chuck Missler) Psalm 121 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. truly fulfilled. 121 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. "Sing praise to the Lord"; (14) motivations for praise: "for you have delivered 3:23; [Ps. 120, title]Ascents. From where does my help come? The second segment either echoes (synonymous Bible > Psalm > Psalm 121 Psalm 121 ESV Parallel NET [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] English Standard Version: NET Bible: 1 I lift up my eyes to the hills. Bible > Psalm > Psalm 121 Psalm 121 NIV Parallel ESV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] New International Version: English Standard Version: 1 A song of ascents. The first two of these Books, as use of the divine name Yahweh ("the Lord"), while Ps 42-72 (Book II) make frequent of the Psalms. 10:30]cannot be moved, but abides fore A warrior's sharp arrows, with glowing coals of the broom tree! translations occasionally differ. Assonance, alliteration and wordplays abound in the Hebrew text. had been gathered under a certain name (as "Of Asaph" or "Of the Sons of Korah"). 83  For I have ebecome like a fwineskin in the smoke. The titles "Psalms" and "Psalter" come from the Septuagint (the pre-Christian 109 t Be not silent, O u God of my praise! It is therefore not surprising that modern The name may refer to the title of a collection of psalms that Read verse in English Standard Version But there are a few places where these divisions are The LORD will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. 99  I have more understanding than all my teachers. Library. 2My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Easily hear Scripture read as you study the Bible! Red Letter. 2 My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. of as a whole, with an introduction (Ps 1-2) and a conclusion (Ps 146-150). from the Yahweh collection remains a matter of speculation. 3 He will not let your foot slip-- he who watches over you will not slumber; 4 indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. By the first century a.d. it was referred to as the "Book of Psalms" (Lk 20:42; Ac 1:20). 73  lYour hands have made and fashioned me; mgive me understanding that I may learn your commandments. 99. Psa 121:5 Psa 121:5: The L ORD is your keeper; The L ORD is your shade at your right hand. never numbered among the "prophetic" books. A sense From where does my help come? He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. within the Psalter. In fact, of the psalms were subjected to editorial revision in the course of their transmission. God’s Creative Power is in Front of Me. Listen to the Bible. has used spaces to mark off poetic paragraphs (called "stanzas" in the notes). to be guided by them. with others of the same type. redress (function 8 noted above) are taken to be curses ("imprecation" means Ps 132), while Ps 119 devotes eight lines to each letter of the Hebrew alphabet. The LORD is your keeper; the LORD is your shade on your right hand. OT canon more commonly known as the "Writings" (see Lk 24:44 and note). they are sometimes not easily correlated with the content of the psalms they We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 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