Psa 73:3. Psalm 80:1-19 Song. Psa 73:1 ¶ [[A Psalm of Asaph.]] Psa 73:2. clean of heart. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost b gone; My steps had well nigh slipped. It is the goodness of God. 18 Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction. Listen to Psalm 73 using the KJV Bible online. Psalm 73:26 "My flesh and my heart faileth: [but] God [is] the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever." 19 How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! Psalm 97:1-12 Song. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. # of: or, for # Truly: or, Yet # of…: Heb. There are storms that will try the firmest anchors. Chapter 73. 21 Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins. "Surely God is good" (Psalms 73:1). 1 || Truly God is good to a Israel, Even to such as are † of a clean heart. they are utterly consumed with terrors. 12 Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well-nigh slipped. Psalm 74:1-23 Song. Psalm 73 - A Psalm of Asaph. Commentary on Psalm 73:1-14. Font Size. Psalm 73:28 But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord God, that I may declare all thy works. 1 A Psalm of Asaph. Loading... Unsubscribe from Sing the KJV? Bible verse of the day. Truly God [is] good to Israel, To such as are pure in heart. For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. 4 For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm. 22 So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee. A Psalm of (A)Asaph. 24 Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory. and is there knowledge in the most High? The Tragedy of the Wicked, and the Blessedness of Trust in God. He spoke feelingly when he spoke of his own troubles; there is no disputing against sense, except by faith. 2 But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled; My steps had nearly (B)slipped. Tools. Psalm 91:1-16 Song. 1 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. 6 Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment. The Joy of the Lord. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. The psalmist's temptation. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. 73 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. Verses 1 – 12: The *psalmist (maybe *Asaph) starts with what he thinks is true. 25 Whom have I in heaven but thee? 4 For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm. But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. Psalms 73. 10 Therefore his people return hither: and waters of a full cup are wrung out to them. What Psalm 73 means. 23 Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand. It is a sign that we repent of the evil thoughts of the heart, if we suppress them. The psalmist was strongly tempted to envy the prosperity of the wicked; a common temptation, which has tried the graces of many saints. 4 For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm. 3. Read God’s Word. 1 (A Psalm of Asaph.) Asaph (or possibly his sons) authored Psalms 73-83. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. 5 They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men. This is a truth which cannot be shaken. 20 As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image. 4 They have no struggles; their bodies are healthy and strong. Cite Share Print BLB Searches. We cannot judge men's state beyond death, by what passes at their death. First 30-days on us! What did the wicked enjoy that the psalmist envied. Because the wicked are so very daring, therefore his people return hither; they know not what to say to it, and the rather, because they drink deep of the bitter cup of affliction. See what their prosperity is; it is but a vain show, it is only a corrupt imagination, not substance, but a mere shadow; it is as a dream, which may please us a little while we are slumbering, yet even then it disturbs our repose.21-28 God would not suffer his people to be tempted, if his grace were not sufficient, not only to save them from harm, but to make them gainers by it. Psalms 73:1-2 "Surely God is good to Israel. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. KJV / Psalms / Psalm 73 / Psalm 73:26 ; Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. 4 For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm. The subject of this Psalm is the same with Psa 77, concerning the promiscuous carriage of God’s providence towards good and bad men . 1 Chronicles 25:1 and 2 Chronicles 29:30 add that Asaph was a prophet in his musical compositions. Go to any Bible reference: « Ps 72; Bible Index; Ps 74 » Psalms chapter 73 King James Version. 4 For there are no g bands in their death: But their strength is † firm. It is the goodness of God. Psa 73:2 : But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. (21-28)1-14 The psalmist was strongly tempted to envy the prosperity of the wicked; a common temptation, which has tried the graces of many saints. Psalm 100:1-5 Song. Psalm 14:5 There were they in great fear: for God is in the generation of the righteous. Popular Stories. 3 For I envied those who are proud, as I observed 5 the prosperity 6 of the wicked. 25 Whom have I in heaven but thee? THE ARGUMENT. Psalm 73 King James Version (KJV) 73 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. 4. But he lays down the great principle by which he resolved to abide. Those that with an upright heart put their trust in God, shall never want matter for thanksgiving to him. KJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition. Heaven itself could not make us happy without the presence and love of our God. But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, That I may declare all thy works. Psalm 73 King James Version (KJV) 73 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. The world and all its glory vanishes. 13 Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency. Even to such as are pure in heart. Psalm 85:1-13 Song. Psalm 79:1-13 Song. Choose Bible version Book. Psalm 82:1-8 Song. May we draw near, and keep near, to our God, by faith and prayer, and find it good to do so. But Christ Jesus, our Lord, offers to be all in all to every poor sinner, who renounces all other portions and confidences. Blessed Lord, who hast so graciously promised to become our portion in the next world, prevent us from choosing any other in this.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Psa 73:3 : For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. They live without the fear of God, yet they prosper, and get on in the world. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. King James Version (KJV). Give now. 9 They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth. Psalms 73–89. 11 And they say, How doth God know? 27 For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee. 14 For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning. Copy Options. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. 16 When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me; 17 Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end. Easily hear Scripture read as you study the Bible! 26 My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. Wicked men often spend their lives without much sickness, and end them without great pain; while many godly persons scarcely know what health is, and die with great sufferings. All who commit themselves to God, shall be guided with the counsel both of his word and of his Spirit, the best counsellors here, and shall be received to his glory in another world; the believing hopes and prospects of which will reconcile us to all dark providences. From all this arose a strong temptation to cast off religion. BIBLE ing.com - reDISCOVER the Holy Bible! This wonderful psalm may be best understood by the dominant pronouns within. they are utterly consumed with terrors. The Fate of the Wicked. 28 But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works. It is not in vain to serve God and keep his ordinances.15-20 The psalmist having shown the progress of his temptation, shows how faith and grace prevailed. Psalm 81:1-16 Song. 21 Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins. In this psalm, the conclusion is announced at the beginning. Psalm 73 God Is My Strength and Portion Forever. Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. Nothing gives more offence to God's children, than to say it is vain to serve God; for there is nothing more contrary to their universal experience. 20 As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image. and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. 14 For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning. 5 They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men. 1 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. (15-20) How he profited by it. 2 He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment. Psalm 73 1. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. 1 ( A Psalm for Solomon.) and is there knowledge in the most High? 3 The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. And a profession Christ, if we go on in sin, will increase our condemnation. 15 If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of thy children. In reflecting upon it, the psalmist owns it was his folly and ignorance thus to vex himself. Scripture Formatting. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.. 4 For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm. Foolish and wicked people have sometimes a great share of outward prosperity. In myself, I confess I am a poor weak creature, and my body and spirit may fail and be ready to faint under such temptations and tribulations as these. Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. + Text Size —. The righteous man's afflictions end in peace, therefore he is happy; the wicked man's enjoyments end in destruction, therefore he is miserable. He prayed to God to make this matter plain to him; and he understood the wretched end of wicked people; even in the height of their prosperity they were but ripening for ruin. Psalm 73 1 Psalm 73 A psalm of Asaph. One verse per line Red Letter Cross References Footnotes Strongs Numbers Hide Verse Numbers Close) 26 My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is … 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. The body will fail by sickness, age, and death; when the flesh fails, the conduct, courage, and comfort fail. KJV NKJV NLT NIV ESV CSB NASB. 18 Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction. Certainly God is good to Israel, 2. and to those whose motives are pure. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. Psalms 73:25-26 KJV Whom have I in heaven but thee? My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. We have translated it "I am sure" in verse 1 and "I was sure" in verses 13 and 18. 2 But as for me, my feet almost slipped; my feet almost slid out from under me. Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. Tools. Sing the KJV on Psalm 150:1-6: ... Psalm 73:1-28 Song. The heart is cleansed by the blood of Christ laid hold upon by faith; and by the begun works of the Lord's Spirit, manifested in the hearty resolution, purpose, and study of holiness, and a blameless course of life and actions, the hands are cleansed. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. But he lays down the great principle by which he resolved to abide. 73: The Fate of the Wicked: A Psalm of Asaph. 4 For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm. 9 They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth. 28 But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord God, that I may declare all thy works. Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. Psalm 86:1-17 Song. Psalm 73:16 When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me; Psalm 95:1-11 Song. He looked abroad, and saw many of God's people greatly at a loss. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. Psalm 73:1-28 ♩♫ KJV Scripture Song, Full Chapter Sing the KJV. 27 For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. 1 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. Psalm 73:26 - KJV. 4 For they suffer no pain; 7. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. Psa 73:3 -. KJV: Psalm 73. This is a very trying dispensation, as we see it was to the holy penman of Psalm lxxiii. —Psalm 138:2, KJV. But let us learn that the true course of sanctification consists in cleansing a man from all pollution both of soul and body. Chapter. 5 They are free from the burdens common to man; they are not plagued by human ills. 1 Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. 10 Therefore his people return hither: and waters of a full cup are wrung out to them. 16 When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me; 17 Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. Psalm 73:26 - NKJV. 8 They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily. Often the wicked are not frightened, either by the remembrance of their sins, or the prospect of their misery, but they die without terror. Psalm 73 – “My Feet Almost Slipped” The title of this psalm (A Psalm of Asaph) tells us that it was written by the great singer and musician of David and Solomon’s era (1 Chronicles 15:17-19, 16:5-7, 25:6). It means "surely". Scripture Formatting × Scripture Formatting. and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. A Psalm of A’-saph. But as for me, my feet were almost gone; My steps had well nigh slipped." This temptation, the working of envy and discontent, is very painful. "God is good to Israel", verse 1. Psa 73:4 : For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm. 4 For there are no … $50,000 match: 2x the Bibles for the Muslim world. 73 1 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. Psalm 73 KJV - Truly God is good to Israel, even to - Bible Gateway. He then says whom he means by Israel. 8 They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily. Psalm 92:1-15 Song. Good thoughts of God will fortify against Satan's temptations. Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. Psalm 73 KJV - Read the King James Version Online - Free KJV Bible - SermonCentral.com Psalm 73 A Psalm of Asaph. The sanctuary must be the resort of a tempted soul. 2 But as for me, my feet had almost slipped; I had nearly lost my foothold. 15 If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of thy children. God is not partial to the wicked. Psalm 73, KJV. Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. By sin we are all far from God. 7 Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish. He kept up respect for God's people, and with that he restrained himself from speaking what he had thought amiss. 4 For there are no … 7 Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish. 1 (A Psalm of Asaph.) Search the Bible. (1-14) How he gained a victory over it. 1 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NEW NIV Study Bible Notes, Fully Revised Edition. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. 12 Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. The psalm is in three parts. 73. They seem to have the least share of the troubles of this life; and they seem to have the greatest share of its comforts. This is a truth which cannot be shaken. Psa 73:2 -. Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. Psalm 76:1-12 Song. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. And I know I shall shortly return to the dust, out of which I was taken. Search. 3 (C)For I wasenvious of the boastful, When I … for it made him to stagger, so that his feet were almost gone, and his steps had well nigh slipt; yea he was almost repenting of his … John Brown (of Wamphray)— Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life. They all start with the same word in *Hebrew: ak. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. Psalm 87:1-7 Song. PSALM 73. 11 And they say, How doth God know? 3 For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. Psalm 73:26 - ESV. If good men, at any time, through the surprise and strength of temptation, think, or speak, or act amiss, they will reflect upon it with sorrow and shame. LBW Psalm Prayer: Father, in your wisdom you allowed your Son to be dismayed by the prospect of his cross, but by his death the penalty of sin was changed into glory. 22 So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee. 26 My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. Psalm 73 || A Psalm of * Asaph. Read Psalm 73 online (KJV) My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 93:1-5 Song . 24 Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory. We must ascribe our safety in temptation, and our victory, not to our own wisdom, but to the gracious presence of God with us, and Christ's intercession for us. 1 A Psalm of Asaph. Psalm 73:26 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 73 Truly God isgood to Israel, To such as are pure in heart. Cancel Unsubscribe. Or, for Asaph, the famous musician, to whom divers of David’s Psalms were committed, as Psa 1, &c. But because Asaph was not only a skilfull musician, but also was divinely inspired, and the author of some Psalms, as is manifest … Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . Psalm 73:26 strength life dependence weakness body. A psalm by Asaph. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 3.32K. 19 How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! Psalm Chapter 73: 1Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. 13 Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency. 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