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36:1 <To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David the servant of the
Lord> The transgression of the wicked shows me that there is no fear of
God before their eyes.
are the wicked who leave God's principles of love out of their thinking
Psalms 36:2 For he flatters himself in his own eyes,
until his iniquity be found to be hateful.
36:2 For he flatters.(original
'divides', that is, he thinks he's apart from the crowd and above all others:.Philippians
2:3).himself in his own eyes, until
his iniquity be found to be hateful.
36:3 The words of his mouth are iniquity
He has left off to be wise and to do good.
eye iniquity hateful' Paraphrased.'He
sees himself not as belonging to each other:Leviticus
19:18,34; Matthew 19:19; 22:36-40;
10:25-28; Galatians 5:14; James
2:8. Most of us have believed that
every human is separate, rather
than all are connected.
This is an iniquity
that produces the selfishness
of hate, envy and greed.').(*)
36:4 He devises mischief
upon his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good.(*).
He abhors not
36:7 How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children
of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
36:9 For with you.(the
Creator).is the fountain of
life. In your light shall we see light.
if you don't see light in others? Then they don't
have it, yet.
36:10 O continue your loving kindness unto them that know you; and
your righteousness to the upright in heart.
36:11 Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand
of the wicked remove me.
31:20; 62:8; 71:4.
37:1,2 <A Psalm of David.> Fret not yourself because of evildoers,
neither be you envious against the workers of iniquity.(the
iniquity they work is always selfishness, why?).
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass and wither as the green
in the Lord and do good,
so shall you dwell in the land and verily you shall be fed.
37:4 Delight yourself also in the Lord and he shall give you the desires
of thine heart.
37:5 Commit your way unto the Lord. Trust also in him and he shall
bring it to pass.
37:7 Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for him.
Fret not yourself
because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked
devices to pass.
at times and for His purposes, allows such wicked things to come to pass:.Proverbs
19:21; Isaiah 32:7: Daniel
37:8 Cease from anger.(original
implies 'getting upset'), and forsake wrath.(original,
not thyself in any wise to do evil.
37:9,10 For evildoers shall be cut off, but those that wait upon the
Lord, they shall inherit the earth.(Matthew
5:5). For yet a little while and the wicked shall not
be. Yea, you shalt diligently consider his place and it shall not be.
37:11 But the meek shall inherit the earth.(Matthew
5:5).and shall delight themselves
in the abundance of peace.
37:12 The wicked plots against the
just and gnashes
upon him with his teeth..(Psalms
37:13 The Lord shall laugh at him for he sees that his day is coming.
37:14 The wicked have drawn out the sword and have bent their bow to
cast down the poor and needy.(poor
5:12).and to slay such as
be of upright conversation
'conversation' is Old English for 'conduct'.
37:18 The Lord knows.(1Corinthians
8:3).the days of the upright
and their inheritance shall be forever.
37:21 The wicked borrows and pays not again.(never
intended to pay), but the righteous show mercy and give.
37:23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord and he delights
in his way.(*).
good man is one of
37:24 Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down, for the Lord
upholds him with his hand.
37:25 I have been young and now am old, yet have I not seen the righteous
forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
37:26 He is ever merciful and lends and his seed is blessed.
37:27,28 Depart from evil and do good and dwell for evermore. For the
Lord loves judgment.(that
is, when one makes decisions based on a
higher way of living because that's better for humans).and
forsakes not his saints; they are preserved for ever, but the seed of the
wicked shall be cut off.
37:29 The righteous shall inherit the land and dwell therein for ever.
37:30 The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom and his tongue talks
avoid foolish and corrupt conversations because they speak according to
wisdom that is from above.
37:31 The law of his God is in
this was the difference
between the ancient Old Testament Mosaic Law and the New Testament purpose;
what's the 'law' in this age of the New Testament?.Matthew
22:36-40); none of his steps shall slide.
37:32 The wicked watch the righteous and seeks to slay him.
out to gain advantage, not caring of how it may hurt others unimportant
to them at the time.
note of the person who is on the spiritual pathway by noticing the light
of peace in his or her life).the
perfect man and behold the upright,
for the purpose.(and
end result).of that man is peace.
37:40 And the Lord shall help them and deliver them. He shall deliver
them from the wicked and save them because they trust
38:1,2 <A Psalm of David,
to bring to remembrance> O Lord, rebuke me not in your wrath, neither chasten
me in your hot displeasure. For your arrows stick fast in me and your hand
presses me sore.
38:3 There is no soundness in my flesh because of your anger, neither
is there any rest in my bones because of my sin.
38:4-7 For mine iniquities are gone over mine head. As an heavy burden
they are too heavy for me. My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my
foolishness. I am troubled. I am bowed down greatly. I go mourning all
the day long.(*).
For my loins are filled with a loathsome disease and there is no soundness
in my flesh.
38:8-11 I am feeble and sore broken. I have roared by reason of the
disquietness of my heart. Lord, all my desire is before you.(I
realize that there is no other way).and
my groaning is not hid from you. My heart pants and my strength fails me.
As for the light of mine eyes, it also is gone from me. My lovers and my
friends stand aloof from my sore and my kinsmen stand afar off.
38:12 They also that seek after my life lay snares for me and they
that seek my hurt speak mischievous things and imagine deceits all the
38:13 But I, as a deaf man, I heard not and I was as a dumb man that
opens not his mouth.
38:14 Thus I was as a man that hears not and in whose mouth are no
38:15,16 For in you O Lord do I hope. You will hear.(original
for 'you will hear' is 'answer') O Lord my God. For I said.
Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me. When my foot slips,
they magnify themselves against me.
for."For I said.
Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me. When my foot slips,
they magnify themselves against me", would
be better rendered - "said
(implying 'they say')
he's about to fall over", or
"he's finished" (in the language of today).
38:17 For I am ready to halt.(limping
with strength almost gone, leaning and almost falling over).and
my sorrow is continually before me.
38:18 For I will declare mine iniquity. I will be sorry for my sin.
sins are come from acting from an ego
40:12. And, haven't we all felt this way at times? What
can we do?
38:19 But my enemies are lively.(original
for 'are lively' is just 'live').and
they are strong.(original
for 'are strong' is 'many').and
they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied.(original
for 'multiplied' is 'increased').
38:20 They also that render
evil for good are my adversaries,
because I follow the thing that good is.
38:21,22 Forsake me not, O Lord. O my God, be not far from me. Make
haste to help me, O Lord my salvation.