Psalm 56:8, "Put my tears in thy bottle; are they not in thy book?" A Prayer of Trust. Each phrase is a reference to God remembering or recording what has happened to David. And knew that David would replace him as king. You have kept a list of my tears. Psalm 56:8 English Standard Version (ESV) 8 ... Psalm 56:8 in all English translations. Indeed they are, because, "blessed are they that mourn." לא אירא is a circumstantial clause with a finite verb, as is customary in connection with לא, Psalm 35:8, Job 29:24, and עב, Proverbs 19:23. Their rebellion against the counsel of God is ineffective madness. Recent Articles. Psalm 56:8 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 56:8, NIV: "Record my misery; list my tears on your scroll -- are they not in your record?" Thus, then, he does not fear; in the day when (Ges. When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. Like so many of the psalms of David that mean so much to us all, this is a reminder to glorify God in our darkest days as well as our times of joy. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. PSALMS RESOURCES Commentaries, Sermons, Illustrations, Devotionals. Hupfeld thus correctly interprets it; whereas others in part render it "in Elohim do I praise His word," in part (and the form of this favourite expression in Psalm 56:11 is opposed to it): "Elohim do I celebrate, His word." This particular Psalm, we are told is "A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath" (Psalm 56). (B)Are they not in your book? But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? ֗123, 3, b) he might well be afraid (conjunctive future, as e.g., in Joshua 9:27), he clings trustfully to (אל as in Psalm 4:6, and frequently, Proverbs 3:5) his God, so that fear cannot come near him. Are they not in your book? Scripture Formatting. בּטח בּ is equivalent to the New Testament phrase πιστεύειν ἐν. In God I Trust - To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. שׁאף, inhiare, as in Psalm 57:4; לחם, as in Psalm 35:1, with ל like אל, e.g., in Jeremiah 1:19. Psalm 56. ממּרום, Psalm 73:8), in the invincible might of God. GOD COLLECTS YOUR TEARS . Hitzig, however, renders it: "Of God do I boast in matter," i.e., in the present affair; which is most chillingly prosaic in connection with an awkward brevity of language. A Miktam [] of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. ESV Study Bible, Personal Size, Imitation Leather, Dark Olive Green. Psalm 105:13,14 When they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another people... Psalm 121:8 The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even for ever more. 4 months ago. Psalms 56:3 What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. My tears … thy bottle”: David asked God to keep a remembrance of all of his sufferings, so that God would eventually vindicate him. English Standard Version (ESV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the. 5 All day long they injure my cause; all their thoughts are against me for evil. tellest. Psalm 56 - To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. It is a beautiful thing when a broken man genuinely cries out to God. A Miktam 1 of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath.. 1 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. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 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