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1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

2 Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.

3 For thou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on his head.

4 He asked life of thee, and thou gavest it him, even length of days for ever and ever.

5 His glory is great in thy salvation: honour and majesty hast thou laid upon him.

6 For thou hast made him most blessed for ever: thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.

7 For the king trusteth in the LORD, and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved.

8 Thine hand shall find out all thine enemies: thy right hand shall find out those that hate thee.

9 Thou shalt make them as a fiery oven in the time of thine anger: the LORD shall swallow them up in his wrath, and the fire shall devour them.

10 Their fruit shalt thou destroy from the earth, and their seed from among the children of men.

11 For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform.

12 Therefore shalt thou make them turn their back, when thou shalt make ready thine arrows upon thy strings against the face of them.

13 Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength: so will we sing and praise thy power.

 


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Matthew Henry's Psalms Chapter 21 Bible commentary...



Thanksgiving for victory. (1-6) Confidence of further success. (7-13)

1-6 Happy the people whose king makes God's strength his confidence, and God's salvation his joy; who is pleased with all the advancements of God kingdom, and trusts God to support him in all he does for the service of it. All our blessings are blessings of goodness, and are owing, not to any merit of ours, but only to God's goodness. But when God's blessings come sooner, and prove richer than we imagine; when they are given before we prayed for them, before we were ready for them, nay, when we feared the contrary; then it may be truly said that he prevented, or went before us, with them. Nothing indeed prevented, or went before Christ, but to mankind never was any favour more preventing than our redemption by Christ. Thou hast made him to be a universal, everlasting blessing to the world, in whom the families of the earth are, and shall be blessed; and so thou hast made him exceeding glad with the countenance thou hast given to his undertaking, and to him in the prosecution of it. The Spirit of prophecy rises from what related to the king, to that which is peculiar to Christ; none other is blessed for ever, much less a blessing for ever.

7-13 The psalmist teaches to look forward with faith, and hope, and prayer upon what God would further do. The success with which God blessed David, was a type of the total overthrow of all Christ's enemies. Those who might have had Christ to rule and save them, but rejected him and fought against him, shall find the remembrance of it a worm that dies not. God makes sinners willing by his grace, receives them to his favour, and delivers them from the wrath to come. May he exalt himself, by his all-powerful grace, in our hearts, destroying all the strong-holds of sin and Satan. How great should be our joy and praise to behold our Brother and Friend upon the throne, and for all the blessings we may expect from him! yet he delights in his exalted state, as enabling him to confer happiness and glory on poor sinners, who are taught to love and trust in him.

 


Recent Comments for Psalms Chapter 21...

 


Zakhariahs abate's Psalms Chapter 21 comment on 4/16/2014, 11:50am...

thank God he put thanks giving in the mouth of daved

 


Mala Maharaj - Deonarine's Psalms Chapter 21 comment on 3/13/2014, 7:30pm...

I dreamed about this palms 21 And when i got up i went and open the bible and my pause raised what it read It was all about me that i will know my enemies and it s true

 


Chantae's Psalms Chapter 21 comment on 12/31/2013, 12:20am...

all you have to do is trust and believe in the lord and in due time he will fulfill all you needs. i find it hard sometimes to be patient and wait for the lord but i have to then humble myself and remember that god has blessed me thus far and hes not going to abandon me. all you have to do is have faith and no matter the problem the lord will see you through. bless his name

 


One's Psalms Chapter 21 comment on 10/22/2013, 2:44am...

Bless the name of the Lord; for there is no one Greater: he is more than we can imagine in greatness, and if we never give up in never giving up on God; then he will show us just what he has been desiring to do for us for so long...... God is so desperate to Bless us. So let us praise him, for Loving us so much Amen

 


Pheello mahamo's Psalms Chapter 21 comment on 8/29/2013, 1:05am...

I was at the edge of giving up,i am not working current i am stil fighting for my terminal benefits which its delaying.other people got their monies but not me,I hear tellin me read psalm 21.what a blessing indeed.

 


Denie Hansell's Psalms Chapter 21 comment on 5/09/2013, 9:07am...

It is a awesome scripture. I have been inserting my name and the name of my love ones were the scripture says...King.
It is saying God has answered my prayer requests. and has defeated every enemy. It is a blessing to know you are on a winning team with the Lord

 


Abimbola's Psalms Chapter 21 comment on 8/30/2012, 3:49pm...

I need some to pray for me because I am sicking right now. Heal me Lord and remember your conevnt with me. GOD of David heal my sickness.

 


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