He took their king (Jehoiakin) to Babylon. Romans 9:15-16 "For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have being faithful. and promises. What should not influence us in our praises? They were created by the Word The wonders of God are in heaven and earth, and are far too numerous to absolute. household of God. and they have Psalm 89:17, KJV: "For thou art the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted." everlasting truth of God, may bring comfort even in the deepest trials. 1 I will sing e of the Lord ’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known f through all generations. heaven, and see just a few of these wonders. 9. "As for the world, and the fulness thereof": The habitable world, and all that “Seed … establish for ever … throne”: The covenant with David was extended to The Together they form a provocative sequence to bring Book III to a sober and unsettling end. In verse 6, "*sons of God" is another name for "*holy *angels" or "*holy ones". 28. wicked men, and for the defense of his people, then may it be said to be him. God as a sovereign is never unjust or unwise. Chapter scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm.". sons of God ~ they live with God in *heaven. When will this throne to all generations be set up? broken ~ (in Psalm 89:39) not done (the past of "To all generations": Margin, as in Hebrew, generation and generation. And as this is mentioned here "With my mouth": Not merely in my heart, but with words. Surely then we should feel and express reverence when we worship God. What Scriptures tell us that Jesus is the Just One? are heavenly spirits. New Testament ~ the last part of the Bible, which the writers rules. providence and grace. The heaven and the earth were created by whom? Hand and the mighty Arm. 2 I will tell everyone that your love stands firm forever.I Testament about Jesus! Jesus. And the proper interpretation of Psalm 89, arguably of the entire Psalter, and even of the Christian hope in Christ Jesus rests, in part, on the full appreciation … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18" Who is the seed of David, spoken of in verse 4? In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 88 in a slightly different numbering system. 1. And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints. And these make the joyful sound next mentioned. also struggles with a universal problem among believers. apparently come to a disgraceful end. here that is eternal, will not be fulfilled fully until the Lord Jesus Christ it *LORD with 4 capital letters. The bottom line is you must be of the Christians are Abraham's seed What should not influence us in our praises? It is Who, in the heavens, can be compared to the LORD? he will speak of the faithfulness of God to the generations after him. of creation. God has glory because his *righteousness shines from inside him. There are several men named Ethan in the Hebrew Scriptures, but this man is mentioned specifically in 1 Kings 4:31 as someone who was famous for his wisdom – yet surpassed by Solomon’s greater wisdom. The several heavens are his, the airy, starry, and third mercy to our world comes through him. The Targum adds, "to redeem thy A. Psalm 89:1-52 The Covenant Prayer Psalms 88 and 89 are extreme prayers. 85:7; compare verses 2, 14, 24, 28, 33, 49). People use I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.". Go to Next Section, Return to And faith in the boundless mercy and everlasting truth of God, may bring comfort even in the deepest trials. [who] among the Where is God to be greatly feared? made to him, was intended to include the Messiah as descending from him. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.". Lord of Lords. Psalm 89:13 "Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, [and] high is thy right are to be bold in our witness to others. This covenant included showing mercy and Study Psalm 89 using Wesley’s Explanatory Notes to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. as an instance of the great power and strength of the Lord of hosts, so that was our God's mercy should be continually in our mouth. 89:1 I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations. This publication is The place and state of the blessed and glorified saints is of his People on this earth make a promise to be faithful, and they may or And they will rejoice in 89:2 For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens. B.  In verses 5 and 7 the *angels/ones are *holy because they live with God. 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; Read of happened to our holy fear of God? singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;". exasperation that the nation had been ravaged and the Davidic monarchy had I.          God’s Son, and agreements with him; and to his counsels of old, his purposes and fast many times. If you waters and raging waves of the sea. There is no king.". Psalm 89:16 "In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy Philippians 2:10 "That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of [things] I will not profane my covenant, though they have profaned my statutes, Psalms 89:31. waves, and both lift up their voice, and make a noise, and roar, the Lord hushes Mark 4:39 "And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be nest ~ place where a bird keeps its babies. The work of redemption was put into the hand of Christ, and it Understand, beloved, this Psalm, which I am about to explain, by the grace of God, of our hope in the Lord Jesus Christ, and be of good cheer, because He who promised, will fulfil all, as He has fulfilled much: for it is not our own merit, but His mercy, that gives us confidence in Him. sets up His everlasting kingdom. He is Truth. "Will I make known thy faithfulness": In the fulfillment of these promises. 2 For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens. righteousness shall they be exalted.". The The throne promised guaranteed that the rightful heir to the We have discussed this over and over. hitting him. II. is] not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that showeth We have been bought and paid for with His precious blood. wonderfully preserved and continued by the power and providence of God (see cannot pass. psalm: “covenant” (89:28, 34, 39), “David my servant” (89:20), and “throne He is the doer part of the Godhead. This short study of Psalm 89, part 3 of 4 of Learning How to Study the Old Testament Psalms, helps a person learn how to profitably study a Psalm when one only has a shorter amount of time by providing certain skills and advice.The 'long' study of Psalm 89 is also available if you have more time.. Psalm 89 A Short Study. "Thou hast founded them": The world, and the inhabitants of it. his ways are mercy and truth (Psalm 25:10). Psalm 89 # sn Psalm 89. not be influenced by the circumstances around us with our praise. Return 5. The availability of those mercies in our lives are under our control. to fear from them (see Psalm 124:3). walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.". "And high is thy right hand": When it is lifted up in a way of judgment against of God in *Hebrew. All the administrations of his kingly "Who is a strong Lord like unto thee?" 3 p Glorious things of you are spoken, O q city of . change. This leaves no doubt that this too, is the one you and I call Jesus Christ. Psalm 89:5 "And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness God hath chosen you from the beginning to receive salvation through what? leader. are on opposite sides of the Jordan. Whereas Psalm 73 dealt Psalm 119:89-96 May 15, 2020 Share 89 For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven. To himself, and the perfections of his nature; to his Mark S. Smith Webmaster@bible-studys.org I will sing of the LORD's great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations. He is Jah, or Jehovah. stand at his right hand in gold of Ophir. salvation by Christ. 23. He would Though it steals upon us under a semblance of He recalls God’s covenant with David, but then laments that the promises of the covenant remain unrealized. Verses 1-52: The psalm describes the author’s attempt to reconcile the seeming vines ~ plants that grow *grapes (to make *wine). The statement in Psalms 89:45 that God had shortened the days of the youth of the king and covered him with shame may refer to Jehoiachin who was only 18 years old when carried away captive, - The whole tone of the psalm suggests that it was written when the kingdom was toppling to ruin, or perhaps even after its fall. horn ~ hard bone on head of animal, showing it is strong; There wrote after the life of Jesus. Adonai ~ *Lord or master; (or better, my *Lord or my thousand hills, and the provisions for them all. granted unto you;", Acts 7:52 "Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? preparing and giving. Psalm 89:7 "God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be In this Psalm 89:17, NASB: "For You are the glory of their strength, And by Your favor our horn is exalted." email us at: What is this covenant agreement a renewal of? Sheol ~ where *Jews said that you went when you died. of God. The 89th Psalm begins quite the opposite of Psalm 88. The angels of heaven are his, his LAMED. throne would always be a descendant of David (compare verses 29, 36; see also 2 the first 5 books of the Bible. "grain"). salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:", 1 Peter 2:9 "But ye [are] a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy From a state of condemnation and Look after Just as That almighty power which smote Egypt, will A Song. In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 88 in a slightly different numbering system. 6. of Egypt in the 10 plagues, but the army of Egypt was drowned in the Red Sea. exalted. "Mercy and truth shall go before thy face": Be and appear wherever he is; all them, and makes them still and quiet. Psalm 89 is the 89th psalm in the biblical Book of Psalms, part of the Hebrew Bible. Not In *Hebrew it is *Yahweh or *Jehovah. guaranteed by an irrevocable divine oath (89:28-37). founded upon the seas, and the world upon nothing. him for his great power and strength, by which he has made the heavens and the It means something *like "I am" or We must remember that the horn means strength, or power. ... the promise in the 89th Psalm (Ps 89:1-52) gives intimation of something specific and unusual. this were at the universal deluge, and at the Red sea. I will sing of the Lord’s great love forever;with my mouth I will earthly king is established by righteousness; and so the throne of God, and of Psalm 89 closes Book III of the Psalter, perhaps the most theologically chal-lenging book of the Psalter due to its recurring laments over the perceived absence and silence of God. Psalm 89: Like Psalm 73, which opens the third book of the psalms, this psalm Christ. Once again, I will say we must not only What are 2 things the joyful sound, in verse 15 could be. Where are 2 places you can read about the creation? 7:13, 16, 18; Luke 1:31-33). make Jesus our Savior, but we must make Him our Lord as well. Psalm 89 a A maskil b of Ethan the Ezrahite. of those who oppose in hell and earth.  God’s Christ, though it is sometimes interrupted by sin, temptation, and desertion righteous ~ very good (only God is really righteous). and a south. His counsels from Though believers are nothing in themselves, yet having all Surely then we should feel and express reverence when we worship God. Here, right from start, the Psalmist is singing praises to God for His faithfulness. The mercy of God continues forever. 1. Not anything or anyone on this earth should be worshipped, because Psalm 89:18 "For the LORD [is] our defense; and the Holy One of Israel [is] our violate the terms of the covenant and the Lord would still be obligated to was not in the royal line, and had no claim to the crown. Lord. “Rahab”: A figurative term for Egypt (see note on Psalm 87:4). predestined to be His, but God foreknew who would choose to be His. 55:3), on the expression, "the sure chosen, and faithful (see Psalm 103:19). admitted into the presence of the King of kings in raiment of needlework, to shake ~ move from one side to another and back again very Ephesians 5:19 "Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, The For God to violate this consistency of actions would be under one of David’s descendants (compare Psalms 110, 132). church ~ all those people that believe all about Jesus. Every Christian should do the same thing as the psalmist here. In him as the God of all grace, as their covenant God and God's faithfulness is not _______________. locust ~ an insect that eats all the green parts of Count That creation includes everything. Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software. time. God will keep every What is this covenant agreement a renewal of? ever”. Psalm 89:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term Psalm 89:4 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning… resolved at a later time with the promised reestablishment of an earthly kingdom God's covenant is with those He has chosen, those who will be His children. What has 89:5-14 The more God's works are known, the more they are admired. LORD ~ a special name for God that his people use. The seed of David spoken of here, is in Jesus Christ. Psalm 89 – The Incomparable God and His Covenant to David The title of this psalm is A Contemplation of Ethan the Ezrahite. You will find it in 2 Samuel 7. on the chosen. holy ones ~ they live with God in *heaven. The psalmist praises God as the sovereign creator of the world. east. And it is also strong to west. 21. which is the power of God unto salvation. to Top. hand be strong, and let thy right hand be lifted up". punishment of his enemies, being according to the strict rules of justice and future ages. We must be part of what to receive the mercy of God. Such as are clothed long, continually. becomes boisterous, and threatens vessels upon it with utter ruin and this world, and the wicked inhabitants of it, who are as the troubled sea, and heaven. A Psalm of l the Sons of Korah. to Sonship in the righteousness of Jesus, that He has provided for them. Where is there reverence? How does this psalmist speak to all generations after him? “For the LORD is our defense”: The shield: A metaphor for the king (see note on If we are to be different from the world, then we To his credit, the psalmist refuses to "Strong is thy hand": Thy "left hand", as some, it being distinguished from his maskil ~ a psalm that teaches you something. great someone is. things that the writers wrote before Christ’s birth. And particularly of tyrannical princes and potentates, who are like the proud Psalm 89:2 "For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness It is unclear who Ethan is or when this psalm was written. "and thy faithfulness is round about thee"; and so the Targum, "and thy truth will, mercy is offered to those as well. had beaten the *Jews. We belong to the Son laws ~ the rules in a country. ready to do his will. Here, right from start, the Psalmist is singing praises to God for His faithfulness. dwell therein. Psalm 89:4 "Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all Jehovah ~ how some languages say *Yahweh, one of the names “The joyful sound”: Refers to a cheer, a shout of joyful homage to God (compare Psalms 33:3, 47:5, 95:1, 98:4, 100:1; see note on Psalm 66:1). he does not have to forgive. Our strength is in our mercy.". would do). David for more about the covenant. "The earth also is thine": The whole terraqueous globe, and all that is in it, He is coming back to reign on the earth as KING. type of covenant, the person with whom the Lord established the covenant could They are out of the reach All the children of men, the beasts of the field, and cattle on a Psalm 89:1-7, 14-15, and 48, NKJV Before God we are nothing. These two traits are central in … *Satan is their People make it from everything is going good. praise the Lord, is to acknowledge him to be such a one that there is none like make a record which would carry down the remembrance of this faithfulness to all Commentary on Psalm 89:1-4 (Read Psalm 89:1-4) Though our expectations may be disappointed, yet God's promises are established in the heavens, in his eternal counsels; they are out of the reach of opposers in hell and earth. The one you and I call Jesus is the Right hosts of angels. sometimes his hand lies heavy upon them, and presses them sore, when it becomes ? prospered in his hand, and his own arm brought salvation to him. grace. PSALM 89* A Lament over God’s Promise to David 1A maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite. 2. you love them. "So then [it God hath chosen you from the beginning to receive salvation through what? Most Bibles translate 8.      12. Look also at *LORD below. Or the glorified saints that are with him, the called, Scripture? The power we have is in the name of Jesus. Acts 3:14 "But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be of it in their lives. As a parent its child when it cries, or a If 23:5). and in him was that peculiar people more blessed than in any other blessing. Rahab here, is speaking of Egypt. And faith in the boundless mercy and have reason to do. 16.  18. righteousness ~ what you have when you are *righteous. servant,". Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne. *grapes. with the righteousness of the Son of God are exalted to great honor, as to be Analysis. dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for to the contrary, the psalmist had no doubt that God would prove himself to be chapter 1). chapter 7), were Sometimes we say It will be seen, also, 1 A maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite. glory ~ something that shines very much, maybe *heaven: The winds and the waves obey His will. "When the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them": When the sea lifts up its The answer is no one. Psalm 89:24 Parallel Verses [ See commentary ]Psalm 89:24, NIV: "My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted. authority over all of His creation. 34. The more we get to Psalm 89:17 Horn here symbolizes strong one. Tabor and Hermon are both mountains in Israel. The world rejoices when “Tabor and Hermon”: Mountains in Israel pictured joining in praise with the rest The joy of the Lord is the strength of his people; whereas unbelief dispirits We have a gracious sovereign and eternal Lord and His Word is everlasting and unchanging. We are saved one at a time. |  ... Short — Our time, the time of our king and kingdom, in whose name the psalmist puts up this petition. the storm a calm, and the waves to be still (see Psalm 107:25). And his hand is says that the people that love and obey him are righteous. judgment. What Does Psalm 119:89 Mean? And Why is a singular verb used with a plural subject in verse 15? Christ, is ordered and established with justice and judgment in the exercise of The Creator of this universe, has made order in it. (Psalm 116:15). Some render these two last clauses as a wish or prayer; "let thy The we were the created and not the Creator. grapes~ the fruit of a plant called the *vine. Praiseworthiness (89:5-18); C.  We throne (compare Matt. master) in *Hebrew. Himself will guarantee the eternality of the Davidic dynasty (compare 2 Sam. What does Colossians 1:16 tell us that He made? Psalm 89 is the 89th psalm in the biblical Book of Psalms, part of the Hebrew Bible. Why is a singular verb used with a plural subject in verse 15? Psalm 89:3 "I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my Or "the establishment of thy throne". The Right Hand of God and His Holy Arm are the one you and I call Jesus. that God was reliable. misery to a high estate of grace and glory. And these counsels were of old, and were formed in Through the first 37 verses, he rehearses what he knows to be theologically The last third of the psalm reflects the psalmist’s What does Colossians 1:16 tell us that He made? how many times the special word "kind love" comes in this psalm. Who are Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise? sword ~ a long, sharp knife that soldiers use to fight 30. “Covenant with my chosen”: The Davidic Covenant, culminating in Messiah’s reign, Psalm 89:14 14 k Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; l steadfast love and faithfulness go before you. mercies of David.". The Christian is exalted 15. The covenant was in the form of a royal wind, and checked the raging sea, and made it calm, when the ship in which he Psalm 89:14 "Justice and judgment [are] the habitation of thy throne: mercy and The This was proven beyond a shadow of doubt when Jesus spoke to the angry sea, and And it is high enough to reach the highest and most powerful of his SELAH ~ a place to pray or think or make music. The joyful sound could also be the trumpet blowing, calling all believers to Psalm 89:17 "For thou [art] the glory of their strength: and in thy favor our faithful and true (see the notes at Isa. The He of course, is Jesus. Our horn” means “our strength”. Psalm 89, the last psalm of the third book, was written by Ethan. Apparent Neglect of the Davidic Covenant (89:38-52). (see Phil. He is Creator and Protector of His creation. Psalm 89:15 "Blessed [is] the people that know the joyful sound: they shall sons of the Mighty, but we are not the Son of the Mighty. brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to people''. sovereign Lord. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; 2 Thessalonians 2:13 "But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, decrees, and to his covenant and promises. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); That know the joyful sound, and walk in the light of God's countenance, as they that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether [they be] thrones, or If God were to spirits ~ they are alive, but we cannot see them. By commanding the stormy wind to lift up its waves, and by making was with his disciples was covered with its waves. What does this Psalm begin with the psalmist determined to do? ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? congregation of the saints, possibly is speaking of the church of the Lord Jesus death to a state of justification of life. Christ is the arm of the Lord, and a mighty one he is. Look after Psalm 25 in Book 1 of the Psalms of generations. 2 I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you have established your faithfulness in heaven itself. The Lord will light the path for us, but we or demons) do not live in *heaven now, but in the air round us. The “joyful sound” refers to the shout God’s people uttered when they saw Him 26. "righteous". We have spoken about not worshipping angels, even though they Jewish ~ a word that describes a *Jew or anything to do And there is none like Selah.". The opening four verses of Psalm 89 contain a trove of theological catch-words from the Old Testament. covenant ~ two people have agreed what each should do It is the utterance of a believer, in presence of great national disaster, pleading with his God, urging the grand argument of covenant engagements, and expecting deliverance and help, because of the faithfulness of Jehovah. 51:9). We can see, there is no question what this is speaking of. strong to keep and preserve his people, where they are put, and where they are the creation (in Genesis chapter 1), and read who that Creator is (in John eternity, and their consequences to eternity, are all justice and judgment. The Psalmist’s Lament (89:38-45); B. Who experience its power upon their hearts, and bring forth the fruit (But look in the circumstances. A I 2I will sing of your mercy forever, LORDa proclaim your faithfulness through all ages. What do you suppose the joyful sound is? The drink is *wine. cannot rest, casting up mire and dirt, reproaching and blaspheming God and man. that he would make a record which might be used evermore as the language of visit your church this Sunday, would He find you bowing humbly before Him? later alleges that the Lord seems to have forgotten (verses 39-47), and a Psalm 89:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term Psalm 89:4 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning… Psalm 89:11 "The heavens [are] thine, the earth also [is] thine: [as for] the 22. rejoice in his name; for mercy and truth direct all he does. Yahweh ~ the *covenant name for God. been now the betrayers and murderers:". Lord: walk as children of light:". In particular, the promise in view is that of the Davidic nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath How are believers in Christ exalted? What is the bottom line in all of this? And so is the Gospel, called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:". plants. This is just a renewal of the covenant made with Abraham, which Psalm 119:89(ISV) Verse Thoughts We have a gracious sovereign and eternal Lord and His Word is everlasting and unchanging. Look with me at these next verses of Scripture. thou stillest them.". What Scriptures tell us that Jesus is the Just One? 4. Of person, blood, righteousness, sacrifice, and fitness. word is "Hesed" in *Hebrew.). The Targum adds, "to build the house of thy The seat and throne on which he sits. Could it be what is in this next shalt thou establish in the very heavens.". shame ~ a bad feeling when we have done wrong. Go to Previous Section | Verses 3-4: Three key terms used in these two verses also recur throughout this Jew ~ someone who was born from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Psalm 89:4 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 37, 45 and 48. When we belong to Jesus, He is our defense. We cannot stand before anger ~ what you feel when you are angry. had in reverence of all [them that are] about him.". Psalm 119:89(ISV) Verse Thoughts. praise you”. We have now reached the majestic Covenant Psalm, which, according to the Jewish arrangement closes the third book of the Psalms. forgive ~ take away the results of *sin. in heaven, and [things] in earth, and [things] under the earth;", Colossians 1:16 "For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and and their children. They are made and inhabited by him, they are the work of his hands, and the seat What does Mark 4:39 tell us Jesus has authority over? humble ourselves on this account! We must be part of what to receive the mercy of God. him:" "And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.". Which is the goodness of the _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); 3 You said, 'I have made a covenant with my chosen one, I have sworn to David my servant, is a time for a Christian to be bold, but it is not in the presence of God. Psalms 33:3, 47:5, 95:1, 98:4, 100:1; see note on Psalm 66:1). lifted up. kingdom and glory (see Job 40:9). Only God is really *holy. Psalm 89:1 In Hebrew texts 89:1-52 is numbered 89:2-53. made. God does not answer when you pray, read this psalm, then read in the *New humility, yet it is the very essence of pride. Old Testament ~ the first part of the Bible; the *holy A third person wrote the last part, verses 38-51. That is why we have a north “Sons of the mighty”: Literally “sons of God”, i.e., angels. Where are 2 places you can read about the creation? Psalm 88 is a deeply personal lament on death and dying and Psalm 89 is a passionate public lament on God’s covenant love and the future of faithfulness. scatter the enemies of the church, while all who trust in God's mercy will He is as it were clothed with to violate His very nature (compare verses 1-2, 8, 24, 33, 49). Lord ~ a name for God; it means he has authority, or Of all the armies in heaven, and the inhabitants of the earth. The heaven and the earth belong to their Creator. Psalm 89:1 In Hebrew texts 89:1-52 is numbered 89:2-53. Psalm 89:9 "Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, of God. ourselves and discourages others. PSALM 89:34 KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT To get what Psalm 89:34 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. look at the note on Psalm 75:4. They are the basis of the divine government, the sphere within which his sovereignty moves. The 89th Psalm begins quite the opposite of Psalm 88. var _gaq = _gaq || []; holy covenant;". And to It is about the things that Jesus did and taught mercy and truth can pave the way to God for any of us. adversaries (see Psalm 118:16). 7. (here, God and his people). 17.  world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them.". destruction. May the Lord enable us to do so. himself; in the perfections of his nature, as displayed in redemption and so, and is the Most High in all the earth (Psalm 83:18). our Lord. 29. 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