Psalm 31

Notes (NET Translation) For the music director; a psalm of David. 1 In you, O LORD, I have taken shelter! Never let me be humiliated! Vindicate me by rescuing me! 2 Listen to me! Quickly deliver me! Be my protector and refuge, a stronghold where I can be safe! 3 For you are my high … Continue reading Psalm 31


Psalm 30

Notes (NET Translation) A psalm – a song used at the dedication of the temple; by David. The Hebrew translated "temple" literally means "house." It could refer to God's house or David's house (palace, dynasty). 1 I will praise you, O LORD, for you lifted me up, and did not allow my enemies to gloat … Continue reading Psalm 30

Psalm 29

Notes (NET Translation) A psalm of David. The LXX adds an additional comment in the superscription associating the psalm with the Feast of Tabernacles. In rabbinic tradition, it belonged to the Feast of Weeks instead.1 1 Acknowledge the LORD, you heavenly beings, acknowledge the LORD's majesty and power! The Hebrew translated "heavenly beings" literally means … Continue reading Psalm 29

Psalm 27

Notes (NET Translation) By David. The title in the LXX says the psalm was composed by David before his anointing. "LXX may invite us to think especially of the pressures Saul put on him, and may be inferring from v. 5 a link with 1 Sam. 21:1-6 [2-7]."1 1 The LORD delivers and vindicates me! … Continue reading Psalm 27