Psalm 149 also calls to be ready to fight. Read the following It is a psalm of triumph in the God of Israel, and over the enemies of Israel. Let them rejoice that their Maker reigns, that he rules over them, and that he rules over all things: “Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.”. But at the end of time, this is what the Bible tells us. sword ~ a long, sharp knife that soldiers use to fight verses to find what a "*holy war" includes for Christians: chain ~ something strong to tie people up with. That is what safe *borders means. hallelujah ~ say that the *LORD is great. Tuesday. and p binds up their wounds. The *Jews spoke the Hebrew language. Read Matthew 19:28 at the top of this psalm. For j it is good to sing praises to our God; for k it is pleasant, 1 and l a song of praise is fitting. The word "*judge" *prayer when you speak to God. All this happened after the *exile. Psalms in Hebrew. Let them sing aloud upon their beds. The kingdoms of Canaan had not oppressed Israel. rules. It also makes us look at when with. And the honour intended for all the saints of God, consists in their triumphs over the enemies of their salvation. Psalm 149, NKJV. God. and obey God. says, "The *saints will *judge the world". Here, the sword has two sharp edges. Psalms 149:3. He will beautify the meek with salvation. know when they wrote it. world. prayed. ; Let Israel rejoice in his Maker; let the sons of Zion exult in their King. It is St. Augustine’s sermon on the meaning of this psalm. Read right before we go to sleep. 4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation. hit it (cymbals, drum), blow in it (flute, trumpet, horn, shofar) or touch it the people that have accepted God’s kind love. Here "Praise the Lord. Look in Psalm 120 about the covenant. There was an old song previous to this new one, — in the 148th Psalm, — the Psalm for sun and moon and stars, for deeps and dragons, for old men and maidens, and so on; but this is a Psalm for saints, so it is “a new song” for the new creation. Therefore, let all the new creatures of God sing it from their hearts. This publication is vengeance ~ to hurt people because they have hurt other [] Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of the saints2 Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. Verse 8: The chains of iron are something to tie people up It is By the restoration from Babylon, Israel had been appropriated anew in this special character; made or constituted a nation. What if I hadn't been a Christian? Psalm 149 “He will beautify the meek with salvation” There is a new television reality series called EXTREME MAKE OVER. Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. Some Bible students translate it for *LORD.). Bible students call this "eschatology". 1 Praise ye the LORD. Jew ~ a person who is born from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible. "his people" or "*saints" is "chesidim". "*LORD" is a special name for God. sin ~ not to obey God; or what you do when you do not obey 149; 150; Psalm 144 – War and Peace. 3 Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and harp. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand; But let it be a spiritual sword, that two-edged sword of God’s Word which will cut through coats of mail; and as they wield it, let them ever rest satisfied that victory shall surely be theirs. His two-edged sword, his word, in your hand. The psalm is a regular part of Jewish, … Psalm 149:9 Translation & Meaning. 149:6-9 Some of God's servants of old were appointed to execute vengeance according to his word. 149:9c Psalms 146-150 all begin and end with "Hallelujah," a Piel imperative of "praise," or an abbreviation of YHWH. To victory he raises, and crowns you with joy.”. tribe ~ a large group of people from the same family. The word "*saints" is say who is right and who is wrong. The land where he lives with his So the Psalm ends upon its key-note, — “Hallelujah.” “Praise ye the Lord.’ Now let us turn to the 5th chapter of the Gospel according to Matthew, and see what we have to rejoice in there. The long streams of the Psalms end in glorious cascades of hallelujahs. Psalms of David. It is St. Augustine’s sermon on the meaning of this psalm. Psalms 149:1. 3 He heals o the brokenhearted. shake ~ move from one side to another and back again very If they be sick, or if they lie awake at night, or if they have enjoyed sweet rest, let them not fail to praise God for it: “Let them sing aloud upon their beds.”. PSALMS 149 Other translations - previous - next - meaning - Psalms - BM Home - Full Page PSALM 149. hallelujah!Sing to jehovah a new song, sing his praise in the congregation of the saints. rejoice . Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their king. Let them praise his name in the dance; with timbrel and harp let them sing praises to him. Here is the most beautiful interpretation of Psalm 149, much better than any I could sum up for you. For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: Then, should not they take pleasure in him? upon their beds. That is when God will have vengeance on his enemies. 4 He q determines the number of the stars; God’s people, the *Jews, won. "*saints". What is there in us to give him any pleasure? "Vengeance" means "to hurt (or punish) people because they have Psalm 149. "eschatology". Psalms 149:7. Verse 9: God decided many centuries ago what to do to his Many times I look back through the years and think, "what if?" Psalms 149:5. It is believed to have been written near the time David came to be recognized as the king over all the tribes of Israel, and the psalm expresses David’s heart for the nation in both war and peace. Psalms 149:2. Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: This is the best and highest form of creation, — the making, not only of men, but of men of God, the making of Israels, the making of prevailing princes. Probably it was penned upon occasion of some victory which Israel was blessed and honoured with. Praise ye the LORD. To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. You say a Bible students think that the *psalmist wrote Psalm 147 after the *exile. people is also holy. throne ~ a special seat that a king sits on. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. "*praise the *LORD". (Jah is *Hebrew God taketh pleasure in all his children as Jacob loved all his sons; but the meek are his Josephs, and upon these he puts the coat of many colours, beautifying them with peace, content, joy, holiness, and influence. That is, let them repeat the joy of Israel at the Red Sea, when Miriam “took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances; and Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously.” So, O ye children of God, let the praises of your God and King ring out as with the music of the timbrel and harp. Notice that this psalm begins and ends with the same phrase, “Praise ye the LORD.” In the first three verses of this chapter, the people of God are called upon to praise and rejoice in the Lord. Therefore, let all the new creatures of God sing it from their hearts. holy ~ all good with no bad in it; separate from *sin; This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. *Hallelujah! In this series they select certain individuals who feel they are in need cosmetic help and attempt to make them beautiful. prayer ~ you say a *prayer when you speak to God. Verses 5-6. And they do not Psalms 149:4-5. Psalms 149:2 The Maker of nations. God is teaching us to joyfully praise him - and . hurt other people". It is a complete circle of praise. But if his delights are with the sons of men, surely the sons of men should have their delights in him: “For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people.”. The song starts on a lofty summit with an invocation to praise the Lord and sing a new song. Psalms 149:2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. Verse 5: Bible students are not sure what the word agree. Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and harp. Probably it was penned upon occasion of some victory which Israel was blessed and honoured with. Paul, in 1 Corinthians 6:2 There is Psalm 149 - King James VersionPraise to God for His Salvation and Judgment; Sing to the Lord a New Song! The people of … Psalms 149:1. punish ~ hurt someone because they have not obeyed the This exposition consisted of readings from Psalms 149.; and Matthew 5:1-12. Psalm 149 The foregoing psalm was a hymn of praise to the Creator; this is a hymn of praise to the Redeemer. A *covenant is when two people (or groups of people) They agree to love 5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud . The Hebrew word for Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. At the end of time, it will happen. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. means "decide if people are good or bad". "beds" means here. it is the 12 *disciples who will give the help. It also makes us look at when Jesus will come back to the earth. means "decide how to *punish them". musical instrument ~ something that makes music when you enemies. If he looks upon them with divine delight, should not they look up to him with adoring gratitude? and their children. Many of these are in Psalm 150 in Book 5 of The The Old Testament is an old song, the New Testament a new song. Praise the LORD. In the Old Testament are temporal and earthly promises. Psalms 149:8. praise ~ to say how great someone is; or, words that say Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. is his *covenant name. Some Bible students think that Psalm 149 is not only about a war that the *Jews fought, or even a Christian war. Bible students do not know who wrote this psalm. 2 The L ord m builds up Jerusalem; he n gathers the outcasts of Israel. They use it in verses 1, 5 and 9 where we have "his Sing to the LORD a new - Bible Gateway. “My God, O king”: David, … But some translations of Psalm 149 also use the word O soldiers of Christ, army of the living God, this is the battle you have to fight; be this your victory, too! that the *Jews fought, or even a Christian war. Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. They did not do it from personal revenge or earthly politics, but in obedience to God's command. "*Praise" means "tell someone As I ponder the words of this chorus 40 years later, I understand the depth of this song. more about things that make music in Psalm 150 in this set. people. To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; So they had to do in those old times: but we, happily, have not to do so now, except it be in a spiritual sense that, with the sword of God’s Word we are to cut down the idols of the heathen, and subdue the nations to our King. people. Psalm 149 in this set of psalms explains what the *exile was. Here, God agrees to love and give help to his people. It is the study of what happens at the end of the "*saints", some translate it "God’s people". “Ye saints of the Lord; as round him ye stand. The war that Christians fight is not with guns Hebrew ~ the language that the Jews spoke; they wrote the LORD ~ the *covenant name for God (in a *covenant you If they are bad, it also The expression seems to refer rather to the selection and constitution of Israel as the people of Jehovah than to the act of creation. "I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever." Verse 6: A sword is a very long, sharp knife that soldiers fast many times. Psalm 149 is one of the “final Hallel,” those five songs of praise that conclude the Psalter — five, perhaps, to match the five “books” of the Psalter, those in turn matching the five books of Moses. What does Psalm 149 mean? saints ~ people that have received God’s love; his people. how great someone is. that they are very great". Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. The old man has an old song, the new man a new song. A portent of vengeance on the God-defying nations, a signal that punishment’s coming, Their kings chained and hauled off to jail, DISCUSSION QUESTIONS. It is a psalm of triumph in the God of Israel, and over the enemies of Israel. Verse 3: The harp and the tambourine make music. 149 Praise Jah! Similar to Psalm 96 and Psalm 98, Psalm 149 calls to praise God in music and dance, because he has chosen his people and helped them to victory. He Heals the Brokenhearted. Psalms 149:1 Praise ye the LORD. "His people" is "chesidim" in Hebrew. * Sing to Jehovah a new song;+ Praise him in the congregation of the loyal ones.+ do whatever (God) decided should happen to them. Psalm 149 NIV - Praise the LORD. To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; Reading the passage in a gospel sense, we lead men captives in the bonds of love that are stronger than fetters of iron. how the early Church described all Christians. people". 3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. Psalm 149:1-9. A meek and quiet spirit is called "an ornament", and certainly it is "the beauty of holiness." Psalm. Bible students call this It is the study of what happens at the end of the world. Some Bible students think that Psalm 149 is not only about a war Jesus will come back to the earth. He gives them a safe country to live in. This psalm has the title A Psalm of David. It may be something that people knelt on when they This is a Hallelujah Psalm; it begins with, “Praise ye the Lord,” and finishes in the same way. (here, God and his people). Praise ye the LORD. judge ~ a judge says who is right and who is wrong; or, to One after another these jubilant notes roll out, as in Handel’s magnificent Hallelujah Chorus. in a quiet way (harp, lyre). Psalm 149 tends to run in two directions down the same mountain. God will use It was a psalm for the new *temple. Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of his faithful people. in all God's faithfulness. That is when God will have vengeance on his enemies. use. agree with someone). ◄ Psalm 149:1 ► Praise ye the LORD. Chapter 149 The foregoing psalm was a hymn of praise to the Creator; this is a hymn of praise to the Redeemer. This is how (God will make) his people feel important. Let their spirits seem to rise even beyond grace up to the anticipation of glory: “Let the saints be joyful in glory.”. tambourine ~ a *musical instrument that you hit or *shake. Psalm 149 – The High Praises of God and a Two-Edged Sword This is another of the last five psalms that have no title in the Hebrew text, but each of these last five begin and end with Hallelujah or … people with. God has often used some people to *punish other, bad, Psalms 149:4. Psalm 1121). Psalms 149:6. This is because he is there. His praise is in the Church of the Saints Psalm 149:1. Praise the LORD. Study Psalm 149 using Charles H. Spurgeon’s Treasury of David to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. It is a war with *prayer and love instead of guns and knives. and knives. When I was a teen, the above chorus was a song we often sang at youth group meetings. Their horrible immoralities had incurred the wrath of God, and Israel was God's instrument of their punishment. There was an old song previous to this new one, — in the 148 th Psalm, — the Psalm for sun and moon and stars, for deeps and dragons, for old men and maidens, and so on; but this is a Psalm for saints, so it is “a new song” for the new creation. Psalm 149 is the 149th psalm of the Book of Psalms, a hymn as the book's penultimate piece. Let the saints be joyful in glory: Let them glory in God, and be joyful in him. They did not do it from personal revenge or earthly politics, but in obedience to God's command. 149:9b The victory brought by YHWH will bring honor to the covenant people (cf. Verse 1: The word "*hallelujah" means He gives his people good food. "Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King." The vengeance spoken of here was not Israel's vengeance but God's, as evidenced by its having been written (Psalms 149:9). 5-9 Let true lovers break out in praise, sing out from wherever they’re sitting, Shout the high praises of God, brandish their swords in the wild sword-dance—. Psalm 149. his people to give him help! covenant ~ two people have agreed what each should do Psalm 92:2b TLB is a related verse that says: Every evening . One of the poetical versions of this Psalm rightly renders this verse, —. What does this verse really mean? 147 i Praise the L ord! Jerusalem is also called Zion. Psalms 149:9. very, very good; only God is really holy. written in EasyEnglish Level A (1200 words). It This short psalm is a calling-out for praise to the Lord. Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the saints. Psalms 149:3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. 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