Tag Archives: Psalm 17

20181104

Psalms 17:13-15 13 Rise up, Yahveh! Confront him; bring him down. Using your sword, save me from the wicked. 14 With your hand, Yahveh, save me from men, from men of the world whose allocation is in this life: You … Continue reading

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20181103

Psalms 17:10-12 10 They have closed their hearts; their mouths speak arrogantly. 11 They advance against me; now they surround me. They are determined to push me to the dirt. 12 They are like a lion eager to tear, like … Continue reading

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20181102

Psalms 17:8-9 8 Protect me as if I were the pupil of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings 9 from the wicked who treat me brutally, my deadly enemies who surround me. The psalmist captures the … Continue reading

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20181101

Psalms 17:6-7 6 I call to you, God, because you will answer me; point your ear towards me; hear what I say. 7 Display the wonders of your faithful love, Savior of all who seek refuge from those who rebel … Continue reading

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Psalms 17:4-5 4 when it comes to what people do: because of the words from your lips I have avoided the ways of the violent. 5 My steps are on your paths; my feet have not slipped. These words express … Continue reading

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20181030

Psalms 17:1-3 1 Yahveh, listen to a just cause; pay attention to my cry; hear my prayer –from lips free of falsehood. 2 Let my vindication come from you, because you see what is right. 3 You have tested my … Continue reading

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vindication … and more

Psalm 17 David’s prayer is for justice and vindication from enemies who have no pity on him, who only want what they can gain from this world and this life.  But David seeks the LORD’s presence now, and to awake … Continue reading

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ultimate vindication

Psalm 17.  David prays for deliverance from evil men. Like a lion, the wicked man lurks in ambush, seeking to do violence for personal gain (12).  His portion is in this life (14). But David’s hope is that God would … Continue reading

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