3-5 The wicked crawl from the wrong side of the cradle; their first words out of the womb are lies. Do not destroy. (first clause). Psalm 58:1-2 Living Bible (TLB) 58 1-2 Justice? Psalm 58 # sn Psalm 58. Even from birth the wicked go astray; from the womb they are wayward, spreading lies. Psalm 57:5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth. Do you judge fairly, you sons of mankind? Psalms 58:1. My tear: the singular used collectively. 2 No, in your hearts you devise wrongs; your hands deal out violence on earth. This prayer is expressed in different illustrations: - (a) by comparing them with lions, and praying that their teeth might be broken out, Psalm 58:6; (b) by comparing them with water, and praying that they might disappear as waters flow off, Psalm 58:7; I will hide beneath the shadow of your wings until this storm is past. Do. Do you really speak righteously, you mighty ones? Psalm 58 is the 58th psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? Do you indeed speak righteousness, you gods? Psalms 58:5 Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.. Ver. See Psalms on "Psalms 58:6" for further information. Make their weapons useless in their hands. 59:8-17 It is our wisdom and duty, in times of danger and difficulty, to wait upon God; for he is our defence, in whom we shall be safe. My adversaries pursue me all day long; in their pride many are attacking me. when they draw the bow, let their arrows fall short. Tear out the teeth of these young lions, Lord. A David Psalm. Psalm 58 Commentary vv3-5 Remind Yourself and the Lord of the Nature of the Unjust. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. A miktam. Psalm 72:1-4 Give the king your judgments, O God, and your righteousness to the king's son…. (CEV) Psalm 58. 58 1-2 Justice? A psalm of David, a miktam. Title: Probably a literary or musical term Do you rulers indeed speak justly? Chapter 58 + Text Size — 1 (To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David.) 2No, in your heart you devise injustice, and your hands mete out violence on the earth. Psalm 58For the music leader. For the music leader. Chapter 58. Do you judge people fairly? Hymns for Psalm 58 from Hymnary.org, an authoritative index of hymns and hymnals. NKJV Psalms 58 The Just Judgment of the Wicked To the Chief Musician. For the music director; according to the al-tashcheth style; # tn Heb “do not destroy.” Perhaps this refers to a particular style of music, a tune title, or a musical instrument. All the world shouts with joy, and sings. (A)    Do you judge people with equity?2 No, in your heart you devise injustice,(B)    and your hands mete out violence on the earth.(C). You high and mighty politicians don’t even know the meaning of the word! 4-5 They are poisonous as deadly snakes, cobras that close their ears to the most expert of charmers. A p Miktam 1 of David, when the q Philistines seized him in Gath. 9 God will sweep away both old and young. Is there an honest politician in the house? "Their poison [is] like the poison of a serpent: [they are] like the deaf adder [that] stoppeth her ear;" … - For the music director; set to Al-tashheth. All rights reserved. John Trapp Complete Commentary. A Miktam[ a] of David. And you can build your case before the Lord as to why he needs to come and exact justice swiftly by presenting him with some facts in relation to what these people are doing. No, you practice injustice in your hearts; with your hands you weigh out violence in the land. A Miktam[ a] of David. (H)7 Let them vanish like water that flows away;(I)    when they draw the bow, let their arrows fall short. Do you rulers indeed speak justly? [10] "They are like the deaf adder" (Psalms 58:4). You high and mighty politicians don’t even know the meaning of the word! Psalm 75:10 TLB “I will cut off the strength of evil men,” says the Lord, “and increase the power of good men in their place.” Psalm 58:6-9 TLB O God, break off their fangs. Which of you has any left? Do not destroy. Commentary on Psalm 58:6-11 (Read Psalm 58:6-11) David prayed that the enemies of God's church and people might be disabled to do further mischief. 5. Calvary Chapel Ontario 2,775 views. Make their weapons useless in their hands. 9 Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns(M)—    whether they be green or dry—the wicked will be swept away. 6 Break the teeth in their mouths, O God;(G)    Lord, tear out the fangs of those lions! 56 r Be gracious to me, O God, for man s tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me; 2 my enemies trample on me all day long, for many attack me proudly. (KJV) Psalm 65:13 The pastures are filled with flocks of sheep, and the valleys are carpeted with grain. A prayer that God would interpose and deal with them as they deserved, Psalm 58:6-9. All rights reserved worldwide. In Psalms 58:2, he addressed them as men open to reason; but in Psalms 58:3, having recognized their stubborn perversity in evil, he refrains from further reasoning with them, and begins to speak "Of them, rather than to them." 5. 2 Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Dt 32:35; Ps 7:9; 91:8; Jer 11:20; Ro 12:17-21. Psalm 58. Not one! (Title.) 58 1-2 Justice? 11 Then at last everyone will know that good is rewarded, and that there is a God who judges justly here on earth. The ungodly enemy is accused, Ps 58:1-5; judgment is sought from the judge, Ps 58:6-8; and seen in prophetic vision as already executed, Ps 58:9-11. Psalm 58 English Standard Version (ESV) God Who Judges the Earth To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. Tehillim - Psalms - Chapter 58 « Previous Chapter 57. The phrase Do Not Destroy may refer to the tune, to David’s determination to not destroy Saul, or to David’s plea that God would not allow him to be destroyed. Show content in: English Both Hebrew. Psalm 58. A p Miktam 1 of David, when the q Philistines seized him in Gath. 58. II. To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. # Do not destroy: probably the title of the melody to which the Psalm was to be sung. Psalm 58 A Cry against Injustice - For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A Davidic Miktam. Psalm 58: Snakes that will not Listen [or download in R TF format] Psalm 59: Hungry Dogs [or download in R TF format] Psalm 60: God, give us Help [or download in R TF format] Psalm 61: Pictures of God [or download in R TF format] Psalm 62: Only God! Tear out the teeth of these young lions, Lord. A David Psalm. Make their weapons useless in … It is very comfortable to us, in prayer, to look to God as the God of our mercy, the Author of all good in us, and the Giver of all good to us. 3-5 The wicked crawl from the wrong side of the cradle; their first words out of the womb are lies. Do not destroy. 2 No: in your hearts you plan injustice; your hands do violence on the earth. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” Of David. Fairness? Al-taschith. He will destroy them more quickly than a cooking pot can feel the blazing fire of thorns beneath it. 3 When I am afraid, Al-taschith. Not one! 6 O God, break off their fangs. 58. We have noted that Michtam indicates golden and that they are golden psalms. We may, in faith, pray against the designs of the enemies of the church. Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear; You high and mighty politicians don’t even know the meaning of the word! A psalm of David, a miktam.#.0 Perhaps inscription Do you really speak what is right, you gods?Do you really judge humans fairly? The Living Bible was very popular in the 1970s and was, in fact, the best-selling book in America in 1972 and 1973. The meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain. like that of a cobra that has stopped its ears. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. A Mikhtam of David. And who knows the power of God's anger? And you can build your case before the Lord as to why he needs to come and exact justice swiftly by presenting him with some facts in relation to what these people are doing. You high and mighty politicians don’t even know the meaning of the word! Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? or, Destroy not, A golden Psalm. 9 God will sweep away both old and young. John Trapp Complete Commentary. God Who Judges the Earth. 1 Do you really speak what is right, you gods? It would puzzle Oedipus himself to make any tolerable sense of the English translation of this verse. from the womb they are wayward, spreading lies. These words also appear in the heading to Pss 57, 59, and 75. a prayer # tn The precise meaning of the Hebrew word מִכְתָּם (miktam) which also appears in the heading to Pss 16 and 56-57, 59-60 is uncertain. Psalm 58 • Surely there is a God who judges on earth - Duration: 10:22. (CEV) 1For the director of music. In God I Trust To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. No: in your hearts you A miktam of David. Psalm 58 - For the director of music. The Living Bible copyright © 1971 by Tyndale House Foundation. Psalm 58 is the 58th psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? Psalm 58. Psalm 58 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) Psalm 58 A Cry against Injustice For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A Davidic Miktam. 6 O God, break off their fangs. Psalm 58 Psalm 60 Psalm 59 Living Bible (TLB) 59 Written by David at the time King Saul set guards at his home to capture and kill him. 1-2 Is this any way to run a country? Psalm 58:1 In Hebrew texts 58:1-11 is numbered 58:2-12. (TLB) Psalm 64:9a And all men shall fear, and shall declare the work of God. [b] 8 Let them be as snails that dissolve into slime and as those who die at birth, who never see the sun. Behind the scenes you brew cauldrons of evil, behind closed doors you make deals with demons. 56 r Be gracious to me, O God, for man s tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me; 2 my enemies trample on me all day long, for many attack me proudly. A miktam. Psalm 58 In Hebrew texts 58:1-11 is numbered 58:2-12. A. and your hands mete out violence on the earth. 7 Let them disappear like water into thirsty ground. 2 I will cry to the God of heaven who does such wonders for me. See Psalms on "Psalms 58:6" for further information. He foretells their ruin. (J)8 May they be like a slug that melts away as it moves along,(K)    like a stillborn child(L) that never sees the sun. All the world shouts with joy, and sings. Next » Chapter 59. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” Of David. (TLB) Psalm 66:6 When God made the sea dry up, our people walked across, and because of him, we celebrated there. It would puzzle Oedipus himself to make any tolerable sense of the English translation of this verse. Psalm 126:5,6 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy… 2 Kings 20:5 Turn again, and tell Hezekiah the captain of my people, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will heal thee: on the third day thou shalt go up unto the house of the LORD. Psalm 56 Psalm 58 Psalm 57 Living Bible (TLB) 57 O God, have pity, for I am trusting you! In Hebrew texts 58:1-11 is numbered 58:2-12. Do you really judge humans fairly? Do. The phrase Do Not Destroy may refer to the tune, to David’s determination to not destroy Saul, or to David’s plea that God would not allow him to be destroyed. (Q)11 Then people will say,    “Surely the righteous still are rewarded;(R)    surely there is a God who judges the earth.”(S). 10 The godly shall rejoice in the triumph of right;[c] they shall walk the bloodstained fields of slaughtered, wicked men. 3 When I am afraid, Psalm 58 Commentary vv3-5 Remind Yourself and the Lord of the Nature of the Unjust. 1 (To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David.) [7] Let them disappear like water into thirsty ground. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. when they dip their feet in the blood of the wicked. For the director of music. You high and mighty politicians don’t even know the meaning of the word! 2No, in your heart you devise injustice, and your hands mete out violence on the earth. or, Destroy not, A golden Psalm. whether they be green or dry—the wicked will be swept away. Psalm 58. 1 For the leader. We may, in faith, pray against the designs of the enemies of the church. 3 Even from birth the wicked go astray;    from the womb they are wayward, spreading lies.4 Their venom is like the venom of a snake,(D)    like that of a cobra that has stopped its ears,5 that will not heed(E) the tune of the charmer,(F)    however skillful the enchanter may be. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. “Surely the righteous still are rewarded; surely there is a God who judges the earth.”. 10:22. Verse 9. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 1For the director of music. Commentary on Psalm 58:6-11 (Read Psalm 58:6-11) David prayed that the enemies of God's church and people might be disabled to do further mischief. Psalm 126:5,6 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy… 2 Kings 20:5 Turn again, and tell Hezekiah the captain of my people, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will heal thee: on the third day thou shalt go up unto the house of the LORD. He foretells their ruin. Verse 8 . Title: Probably a literary or musical term. This psalm is titled To the Chief Musician.Set to “Do Not Destroy.” A Michtam of David. 1 For the conductor, al tashcheth; of David a … Psalm 58 In Hebrew texts 58:1-11 is numbered 58:2-12. NABRE Psalms 58 The Dethroning of Unjust Rulers 1 For the leader. 1 Do you rulers indeed speak justly? "Their poison [is] like the poison of a serpent: [they are] like the deaf adder [that] stoppeth her ear;" … 3 He will send down help from heaven to save me because of … Psalm 59:1 Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise …. No, in your heart you devise injustice, and your hands mete out violence on the earth. 11 Then at last everyone will know that good is rewarded, and that there is a God who judges justly here on earth. [c](N)10 The righteous will be glad(O) when they are avenged,(P)    when they dip their feet in the blood of the wicked. (1 Samuel 19:11) O my God, save me from my enemies. Before your cooking vessels, etc. Is there an honest politician in the house? NKJV Psalms 58 The Just Judgment of the Wicked To the Chief Musician. Psalms 58:1 Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. The ungodly enemy is accused, Ps 58:1-5; judgment is sought from the judge, Ps 58:6-8; and seen in prophetic vision as already executed, Ps 58:9-11. Psalm 58:1 Commentaries Jump to Previous Al-Taschith Al-Tashheth Blamelessly Chief Choirmaster Congregation David Decree Destroy Dumb Equity Gods Indeed Judge Judges Justly Leader Michtam Miktam Mouths Musician Music-Maker Ones Overseer Poem Psalm Righteously Righteousness Secret Silence Silent Speak Treasure Tune Upright Uprightly Psalm 58 • Surely there is a God who judges on earth - Duration: 10:22. Psalms 58:5 Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.. Ver. # 58.0 Perhaps inscription. No, in heart you practice injustice; On earth you clear a way for the violence of your hands. 10 The godly shall rejoice in the triumph of right;[c] they shall walk the bloodstained fields of slaughtered, wicked men. Psalm 58 English Standard Version (ESV) God Who Judges the Earth To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. Do you judge people with equity? Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear; Fairness? EXPOSITION Verse 1. Verses 3 - 5 They have been bad from birth and will not listen to God. Psalms 58. [b] 8 Let them be as snails that dissolve into slime and as those who die at birth, who never see the sun. [a] 3 These men are born sinners, lying from their earliest words! Psalm 56 - NIV: Be merciful to me, my God, for my enemies are in hot pursuit; all day long they press their attack. Psalm 58 – Words to and Against the Wicked Judges. 3 The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies. 58. Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? Their venom is like the venom of a snake, like that of a cobra that has stopped its ears, ".In the slightly different numbering system of the Greek Septuagint version of the Bible and the Latin Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 57.In Latin, it is known as "In finem ne disperdas David". b Do you judge the children of man uprightly? And who knows the power of God's anger? 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