Psalm 130:6 I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning. In the year 1830, on the night preceding the first of August, the day the slaves in our West Indian Colonies were to come into possession of the freedom promised them, many of them, we are told, never went to bed at all. Verse 6. Though he do not presently ease us of our smart or gratify our desires, yet we are to wait upon God. The enemies of Israel are as grass upon the house-tops, which is not garnered in; their life closes with sure destruction, the germ of which they (without any need for any rooting out) carry within themselves. Verse 6. / 2 Herr, höre meine Stimme! slf (šlf) occurs in Saadia and Abu-Said in the signification "to be in the first maturity, to blossom," - a sense שׁלף may also have here; cf. a 3 If you, LORD, keep account of sins,. Psalm 130:1-2. Psalm 130:6 Parallel. The encompassing lap or bosom (κόλπος) is called elsewhere חצן (Isaiah 49:22; Nehemiah 5:13); here it is חצן, like the Arabic ḥiḍn (diminutive ḥoḍein), of the same root with מחוז, a creek, in Psalm 107:30. Matthew Henry :: Commentary on Psalms 130 ← Back to Matthew Henry's Bio & Resources. With Bible Gateway Plus, you gain instant access to a digital Bible study library, including complete notes from the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible and the New Bible Commentary. Men who guard a city, and women who wait by the sick, long for daylight. Psalm 130,6. Some of their number were sent to the hills, from which they might obtain the first view of the coming day, and, by a signal, intimate to their brethren down in the valley the dawn of the day that was to make them men, and no longer, as they had hitherto been, mere goods and chattels, -- men with souls that God had created to live forever. Psalm 130:6 Bible in Basic English << Psalm 129 | Psalm 130 | Psalm 131 >> 6 My soul is watching for the Lord more than those who are watching for the morning; yes, more than the watchers for the morning. Psalm 130:6. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Psalm 130 Lutherbibel 2017 Aus tiefer Not (Der sechste Bußpsalm) 1 Ein Wallfahrtslied. We long for the favour of the Lord more than weary sentinels long for the morning light which will release them from their tedious watch. For the darker sorrow his absence causes. Yoma, c. 3. s. 1. Take care, that as one always standing on the eve, -- not of danger, but of happiness, - - your "watch" be the "watch" of love, and confidence, and cheerful hope. Ps 139:1-24. Try it free for 30 days! Oh to be thus hungry and thirsty after God! As lovers that watch for the appointed coming, and start at the quivering of a leaf, the flight of a bird, or the humming of a bee, and grow weary of the tense strain, so did the Jews watch for their Deliverer. the Talmudic שׁלופפי used of unripe dates that are still in blossom.). -- Henry Ward Beechef, in his "Life of Jesus the Christ.". Commentary. I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope. He was not afraid of the great Adonai before whom none can stand in their own righteousness, for he had put on the righteousness of faith, and therefore longed for gracious audience with the Holy One. Commentary on Psalm 130:1-4 (Read Psalm 130:1-4) The only way of relief for a sin-entangled soul, is by applying to God alone. All rights reserved. And now, my soul, what do I live for but only to wait upon God, and to wait for God? And therefore my soul waiteth; for if my soul did not wait, what were my waiting worth no more than I were worth myself, if I had not a soul; but my soul puts a life into my waiting, and makes it become a living sacrifice. --T. W. Aveling, in "The Biblical Museum", 1872. to my cry for mercy. These psalms may … Psalm 130,6 Gedanken zu Losung/Lehrtext des Tages. I. Verse 6. Bibelvers. The greeting addressed to the reapers in Psalm 129:8 is taken from life; it is not denied even to heathen reapers. They watch for the morning that they may have light to walk by; but I wait for the Dayspring from on High to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, and to guide our feet into the way of peace. I say, more than they that watch for the morning - Margin, which watch unto the morning. Indeed this is true. 3 Wenn du, HERR, Sünden anrechnen willst – Herr, wer wird bestehen? David, however, waited more than these, waited longer, waited more longingly, waited more expectantly. I say, more than they that watch for the morning, for must there not be a proportion between the cause and effect? The translation in the text best expresses the sense. Holy men like Simeon, and devout priests like Zacharias, there were, amidst this seething people, who, brooding, longing, waiting, chanted to themselves day by day the words of the Psalmist, "My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning." Study the bible online using commentary on Psalm 130:6 and more! as in the Aaronitish blessing), and (since "we bless you in the name of Jahve" would be a purposeless excess of politeness in the mouth of the same speakers) receive in their turn the counter-salutation: We bless you in the name of Jahve. Related Commentaries for Psalm 130. For the richer splendour Iris coming must bring. SUPERSCRIPTION: A Song of Ascents. For the greater might of our indwelling love. Verse 6. Nicht nur im Gottesdienst auf der Kanzel, sondern auch an manch anderen Stellen, wie z.B. How eagerly must these men have watched for the morning! of more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning; or, "more than the morning watchers, that watch for or until the morning" (h); than watchmen of cities, or the keepers of the wails, as Aben Ezra; those who are upon the last morning watch, and are looking out for the morning light; that they may go off from duty, and lie down and sleep: or than those that sit up with sick persons; who, being solitary and melancholy, as well as want sleep, long for the morning, that they may have some refreshment: or rather than the priests and Levites that watched in the temple, that waited for the morning, that they might be relieved by others; or else than those of that function, who were very diligent to observe the break of day, that they might enter upon their morning sacrifices; of which are many instances in the Misnah (i). Everyone who has been afflicted will feel the force of this; every one who has been under conviction of sin, and who has felt himself in danger of suffering the wrath of God, will remember how anxiously he longed for mercy, for light, for peace, for some indication, even the most faint, like the first ray which breaks in the east, that his soul would find mercy and peace. So, "watching for", we listen, in silence, for the familiar voice we love. This is one of 15 psalms (120-134) that begin with this superscription. Verse 6. Proud member Our version spoils the abruptness of the language; the original runs thus -- "My soul for the Lord more than those watching for the morning -- watching for the morning." Lord, who can stand? Similarly Boaz (Ruth 2:4) greets them with "Jahve be with you," and receivers the counter-salutation, "Jahve bless thee." Psalms 130: Psalms 130:6. Thousands, and tens of thousands of them, assembled in their places of worship, engaging in devotional duties, and singing praises to God, waiting for the first streak of the light of the morning of that day on which they were to be made free. Psalm 130:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 130:6, NIV: "I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning." Hammond thus renders the verse: -- "My soul hasteneth to the Lord from the guards in the morning, the guards in the morning.". and so you are revered. But though there may be question made of the intentness of our watching, yet of the extensiveness there can be none, for they that watch for the morning watch at most but a piece of the night; but I have watched whole days and whole nights, and may I not then justly say, I wait more than they that watch for the morning? Out of the depths — Being overwhelmed with deep distresses and terrors, and ready to despair; have I cried unto thee — “Like another Jonas, entombed in the whale’s belly, and surrounded by all the waves of the ocean.” Observe, reader, “Fervent prayer will find its way through every obstruction to the ears of him who sitteth upon his holy hill.” After presenting the sublime doctrines of God's omnipresence and omniscience, the Psalmist appeals to Him, avowing his innocence, his abhorrence of the wicked, and his ready submission to the closest scrutiny. My soul waits for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 2 Lord, hear my cry!. Verse 6. (i) See Misn. If my cause of watching be more than theirs, should not my watching be more than theirs? Clarke's Commentary on the Bible.