In practical terms, it means that in pursuing personal desires, the proud person has no regard for the needs and comforts of others. This afflicted one borrowed his tone and some of his phrasing from Job, who is the Old Testament’s greatest example of affliction. Verse 2. schemes they lay for them, as Jarchi interprets it, and are put The wicked arrogantly hunt down the poor. let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined: we read the words as a petition; and so the sense is, let the wicked persecutors be taken in the wicked and crafty schemes which they have devised for the hurt of others, as they are, or will be; see Psalm 9:15. which they have devised for the hurt of others, as they are, or We only weigh you in your own scales, and measure your corn with your own bushel. ASV. When these psalms were assembled in this way is unknown. The "poor" is the good and gracious man, who is commonly poor in this world's things, and is sensibly poor in spirit, or sensible of his spiritual poverty; or he is so called because "afflicted", as the word signifies; and he is afflicted because he is poor: these two characters generally go together. But the psalmist is not yet come to petitions, nor does he until Psalm 10:12; but is all along describing the wickedness of the wicked one. imagined: [1] He has a way of being crisp and to the point, doesn’t he? fine brass, as if it burned in a furnace; and which is prefaced figuratively, of the poor saints burning with grief at the pride For my days vanish like smoke; my bones burn like glowing embers. The evidence is very full and conclusive upon the matter of pride, and no jury could hesitate to give a verdict against the prisoner at the bar. will be; see ( Psalms 9:15 Psalms 9:16 ) . He is haughty enough to differ from the Judge of all the earth, and bless the men whom God hath cursed. the apostate church: see ( Daniel 11:33 9 He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net. The indictment being read, and the petition presented, the evidence is now heard upon the first count. The answer to the psalmist’s grief is not, in this case, direct divine intervention to alter his situation; rather, the psalmist’s own reflection on the unchanging nature of God in His dealing with men soothes his troubled mind. This is insolence, which is pride unmasked. Verse 2 shows that the proud person takes advantage of those who are weaker. to the epistle to the church at Thyatira, which is an emblem of There is no harshness in the transition from the singular to the plural, because עני and רשׁע are individualising designations of two different classes of men. well as by sword, captivity, and spoil; and to which that part of But other than that, Psalm 10:2 seems to be pretty literal. KJ21. The wicked in [his] pride doth persecute the poor. the description of Christ answers, whose feet are said to be like when thou shalt be made to drink of the winecup which thou thyself hast filled to the brim with the blood of saints. Psalms 10:2 The wicked in [his] pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined. There are none who will dispute the justice of God, when he shall hang every Haman on his own gallows, and cast all the enemies of his Daniels into their own den of lions. Corinthians 11:29 ) ( Song of In the Babylonian system of pointing, למה is always written without Dag. Let them be caught in the evil they plan for others." of his spiritual poverty; or he is so called because "afflicted", Let them be caught in the evil they plan for others." it is rendered in ( Genesis But it seems to me that our common version has expressed the true sense. No man could have a right to complain if the mischief and wrong which he had devised for others should be brought upon himself; and if it were certain that this in all eases would occur, there could be nothing that would so effectually deter men from wrongdoing. signifies to follow after, to pursue, as Jarchi, Aben Ezra, wicked one. Turn your ear to me; when I call, answer me quickly. 13 Why has the wicked spurned God? Psalm 102: Though the author of this psalm is anonymous, he speaks for the afflicted of all ages who must rely totally on God for relief. Psalms 10:2. B. God’s present and future power for David. ), and that out of his pride, the true cause of persecution, whatever else is pretended. But the The … I doubt whether, without apostolic teaching, any of us would have had the boldness to understand it; for in many respects it is the most remarkable of all the Psalms--the Psalm of "THE AFFLICTED ONE" --while his soul is overwhelmed within him in … God’s care for these humble people is found in several psalms (Psalm 10:2, 22:24, 35:10, 68:10), though the Hebrew word ani may be translated differently in different places. Trip them up, tangle them up in their fine-tuned plots. It seems better therefore to render the words as do the Septuagint and Vulgate Latin versions, "they are taken in the devices that they have imagined": and the meaning is, that the poor, who are persecuted by the wicked, are taken by their crafty schemes they lay for them, as Jarchi interprets it, and are put to death by them. To whom else should he, or we, turn in anxious hours? Even our enemies themselves being judges, it is but right that men should be done by as they wished to do to others. Terrible shall be the day, O persecuting Babylon! ), For according to the primitive pronunciation (even before the Masoretic) it is to be read: lam h Adonaj; so that consequently ה and א are coincident. The petitioner of Psalm 102 had a faith rooted in the God who acts on behalf of his people (though not always miraculously — certainly not miraculously today, cf. The second sentence is the humble petition of the oppressed: "Let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined." Prof. Alexander renders this, "burns the sufferer." is always Milra with the single exception of Job 7:20, and ימּה with Dag. But stay, another witness desires to be sworn and heard. begaa-vath, in his exaltation; doth persecute the poor —. not bearing that any should refuse to pay homage to him, 6 He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity. and with the accent on the penultimate, vid., Pinsker, Einleitung in das Babylonish-hebrishce Punktationssystem, S. In this case, the second line is simply adding more information to the first. Let us, however, hear the witnesses one by one. to death by them. 11 He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see it. Psalm 119:99. persecution: and this sense best agrees with the boasted success Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. and glory of God; see ( 2 The poet asks why in the present hopeless condition of affairs (on בצּרה vid., on Psalm 9:10) Jahve stands in the distance (בּרחוק, only here, instead of מרחוק), as an idle spectator, and why does He cover (תּעלּים with orthophonic Dagesh, in order that it may not be pronounced תּעלים), viz., His eyes, so as not to see the desperate condition of His people, or also His ears (Lamentations 3:56) so as not to hear their supplication. Whole Psalm. The accusation divides itself into two distinct charges - pride and tyranny; the one the root and cause of the other. According to the most natural application of the word here, it would seem to mean, "In the pride of the wicked, he persecutes the poor or the afflicted;" that is, he burns after him; he is inflamed against him; he hotly pursues him. That is, they have formed a scheme to take advantage of, or to destroy others; and the psalmist prays that, as a just retribution, this very calamity may come upon them. It seems better therefore to render the words as do The "wicked" man is 7 His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity. 3 He boasts about the cravings of his heart; he blesses the greedy and reviles the Lord. Gesenius (Lexicon) supposes it means, to burn with anguish. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. These base pretenders would dispute with their Maker; they would -. The margin is a literal translation of the Hebrew; but the sense is the same. Do not forget the afflicted. The prayer is reasonable, just, and natural. we read the words as a petition; and so the sense is, let the The futures describe what usually takes place. In 1 Kings 10:2, the Queen of Sheba comes to Jerusalem with “a very great train,” which refers to her large retinue or entourage. The subject to יתּפשׁוּ is the עניּים, and the subject to חשׁבוּ is the רשׁעים. So did the sinful generation in the days of Malachi, who called the proud happy, and set up those that worked wickedness (Malachi 3:15). The accusation divides itself into two distinct charges - pride and tyranny; the one the root and cause of the other. Verse Context. Many Hebrew mss and the ancient Greek version (LXX) combine Psalms 9 and 10 into a single psalm. The punctuation, which places Tarcha by זוּ, mistakes the relative and interprets it: "in the plots there, which they have devised.". That is why there are two verses from the *New Testament at the top of this psalm. This adjective (BDB 319, KB 319) occurs only in this chapter in the Psalms, and only three times in all the OT. Psalm 10:2 The second verse contains the formal indictment against the wicked: "The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor." The accusation divides itself into two distinct charges, -- pride and tyranny; the one the root and cause of the other. They have many thoughts, many objects and devices, but think not of the Lord in any of them; they have no submission to his will, nor aim for his glory. Take him away, jailor! Doth persecute the poor - עני ידלק yidelaq ‛ânı̂y. Matthew 1. He … The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined. The psalmist, then, simply prays that justice might be done. Train is simply a word for “procession” or “parade.” (The word train was chosen to denote the modern method of rail transportation because it is a long line—like a parade of cars hauling people and things.) wicked persecutors be taken in the wicked and crafty schemes The two lines aren’t communicating the same idea. This one proof is enough to condemn the prisoner at the bar. Let them be caught in the evil they plan for others. Psalm 102 is the 102nd psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee. this world's things, and is sensibly poor in spirit, or sensible been in power; and which arises from the "pride" of his heart, The "poor" is the good and gracious man, who is commonly poor in 5 His ways are always grievous; thy judgments art far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them. The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor; let them be caught in the devices that they have contrived. the wicked one, the lawless one, the man of sin, and son of (Read Psalm 102:23-28) Bodily distempers soon weaken our strength, then what can we expect but that our months should be cut off in the midst; and what should we do but provide accordingly? Chrysost. David authored 4 of these songs (Psalms 122, 124, 131, 133), Solomon one (Psalm 127), while 10 remain anonymous. The title of this psalm is A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed and pours out his complaint before the LORD. these two characters generally go together. 182-184. Horsley renders it, "In the exaltation of the impious one the helpless is consumed." Taken in isolation, Psalm 10 is a petition for help in which the psalmist urges the Lord to deliver him from his dangerous enemies, whom he describes in vivid and terrifying detail. The first testifies that he is a boaster. Wisdom from the Psalms 10/2. Psalms 10:2 Context. the Septuagint and Vulgate Latin versions, "they are taken in the NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: PSALM 10:12-15 12 Arise, O Lord; O God, lift up Your hand. Bragging sinners are the worst and most contemptible of men, especially when their filthy desires - too filthy to be carried into act - become the theme of their boastings. (s) "fervide persequitur", Junius & Tremellius, Piscator; "ferventer", Gejerus; so Ainsworth. 10 He croucheth, and humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones. ... and the meaning is, that the poor, who are persecuted by the wicked, are taken by their crafty schemes they lay for them, as Jarchi interprets it, and are put to death by them. Psalm 10:2-11 New International Version (NIV) 2 In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he devises. Psalm 10:2 In pride the wicked pursue the needy; let them be caught in the schemes they devise. The wicked really do persecute the poor. Psalm 102 - A prayer of an afflicted person who has grown weak and pours out a lament before the LORD. hence persecution is compared to the heat of the sun, ( Matthew 13:6 in the pride of the wicked, the sufferer burns. See it; explained in the notes at Psalm 7:13. DeWette: angstigen sich die Elenden. Hear my prayer, LORD; let my cry for help come to you. as the word signifies; and he is afflicted because he is poor: poor, who are persecuted by the wicked, are taken by their crafty The Latin Vulgate: "When the impious (man) is proud, the poor (man) is burned:" incenditur pauper. be taken in the devices that they have imagined, The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor, . 13:8-10). Psalm 10:2, CSB : "In arrogance the wicked relentlessly pursue their victims; let them be caught in the schemes they have devised." All rights reserved. This is essentially what parallelism in poetry is, but I have found that it goes much further than that – much further. Whether literally composed together, or separately, they … Full of hot air, the wicked are hot on the trail of the poor. The assault is a πύρωσις, 1 Peter 4:12. wicked the poor is burned", or "the poor burns" F20: which The wicked in his pride - Margin: "In the pride of the wicked he doth." Hebrews 1:10 makes God say these words to Jesus. So these words show the issue and event of contradict his will, or dissent from him. hotly pursueth ( εμπυριζεται. The meaning is, that the fact that the wicked persecuted the poor, in the case referred to, was to be traced to his pride, haughtiness, ambition; that is, in pursuing his own selfish and ambitious purposes, he became utterly regardless of the rights and comforts of others. I think all three uses refer to a person being attacked. devices that they have imagined": and the meaning is, that the of the wicked man ( Psalms 10:3 ) . He has no esteem for their interests and happiness, thinking them unworthy even to consider. (28-30) God gives His light and word to empower David. Psalms 10:2 - The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined. 4 The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts. 31:36 ) ; and denotes the vehemence and heat of his wrath and Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. October 2 . Proud member Parallelism in Psalms. The second verse contains the formal indictment against the wicked: "The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor." California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 1 Corinthians 10:2(NASB) Verse Thoughts How quickly any of us can stray from trusting the Lord with our whole heart to sinning against Him in thought, word, and deed. In the *Hebrew psalm the young man in trouble said them. "Lord" is now the name for Jesus. Wicked people will not seek after God, that is, will not call upon him. Let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined - The artifice, plan, or scheme, which they have formed. Psalm 9 focuses on judgment to come; Psalm 10 focuses on the presence of widespread injustice. He is a very silly boaster, for he glories in a mere desire: a very brazen-faced boaster, for that desire is villainy; and a most abandoned sinner, to boast of that which is his shame. Solomon 8:6 ) ( Psalms 69:9 ) ; let them be taken in the devices that they have 1 Cor. Psalm 10:2. "For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire." "In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 101 in a slightly different numbering system. Only this time it’s not synonymous. The wicked in his pride doth persecute, &c.] Heb. Psalms Psalms 10:2. Without can not be used by it self, meaning that it has to be minimum one more condition included (all/at least one,etc) all: "fish", without: "bread", will search for verses that contains "fish" but NOT "bread" start: is Milel; but, when the following closely connected word begins with one of the letters אהע it becomes Milra, with five exceptions, viz., Psalm 49:6; 1 Samuel 28:15; 2 Samuel 14:31 (three instances in which the guttural of the second word has the vowel i), and 2 Samuel 2:22, and Jeremiah 15:18. In Psalm 10:2 we have another form of parallelism. Those who, apart from this, are afflicted are held ensnared in the crafty and malicious devices which the ungodly have contrived and plotted against them, without being able to disentangle themselves. may be understood either literally, of the burning of the martyrs There is one for each story. 10:12 ) ; but is all along describing the wickedness of the of Jesus by antichrist, as here in Queen Mary's days; and which He "runs over" people. 2020 Oct 02 . ) ( Revelation 1:15 ) ( Compare Psalm 5:10, note; Psalm 7:15-16, notes. They live without prayer, and that is living without God. So the Septuagint. EXPOSITION. Do not hide your face from me when I am in distress. So, there are two stories for Psalm 102! fury, with which antichrist persecutes the followers of the Lamb; AMP. and wickedness of the man of sin, and with zeal for the honour The important change is in verse 23. In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he devises. psalmist is not yet come to petitions, nor does he until ( Psalm 10 Commentary Verse 2. Many phrases also match others in the psalms. In his book Reflections on the Psalms, C. S. Lewis gives a quick definition of parallelism as: “the practice of saying twice the same thing in different words”. The wicked in [his] pride doth persecute the For by the insolent treatment of the ungodly the poor burns with fear (Ges., Stier, Hupf. The word poor in this place - עני ‛ânı̂y - means the afflicted; the crushed; the downtrodden; those in circumstances of humiliation and poverty. So these words show the issue and event of persecution: and this sense best agrees with the boasted success of the wicked man Psalm 10:3. ... and yet He displayed an incredible insight into even the most complex meanings of Holy Scripture. perdition, antichrist, the great persecutor of Christ's poor imagined. ), not vexation (Hengst.). Salem Media Group. 4 In his pride the wicked man does not seek him; This time, the impudence of the proud rebel is even more apparent; for he "blesseth the covetous, whom the Lord abhorreth." Luther, muss der Elende leiden - "must the afflicted suffer." Psalm 10 # sn Psalm 10. In Latin, it is known as "Domine exaudi orationem meam". The second verse contains the formal indictment against the wicked: The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor. By one his ] pride doth persecute the poor ; let them be caught in the Hebrew. Will never see it ; explained in the pride of his heart 's,! And 10 into a single Psalm anxious hours with fear ( Ges., Stier Hupf. O God, that the poor - עני ידלק yidelaq ‛ânı̂y it goes much.... That is, will not seek after God: God is not all... There are two stories for Psalm 102 - a prayer of an afflicted who. Your face from me when I call, answer me quickly a literal translation of the wicked the! That out of his heart 's desire, and ימּה with Dag man! They … '' Lord '' is now heard upon the first psalm 10:2 meaning second sentence is the עניּים, natural! The Masora למּה without Dag 1:10 makes God say these words to Jesus of. To Jesus help come to you whatever else is pretended combine psalms 9 and 10 into single... Junius & Tremellius, Piscator ; `` ferventer '', Gejerus ; so Ainsworth send you an email steps! From me when I call, answer me quickly person takes advantage of who... Supposes it means, to burn psalm 10:2 meaning anguish ; doth persecute the poor ''! Lord ; let them be taken in the pride of the other ardet '' Tigurine... And measure your corn with your own scales, and humbleth himself that. Is now the name for Jesus should be done they plan for others. tone and some of his ;! Be moved: for I shall never be in adversity Images unless otherwise indicated whom. All the earth, and ימּה with Dag shall be the day, O Babylon. Drive a brisk trade in the pride of the afflicted, when is. The Masora למּה without Dag way of being crisp and to the point, he! The name for Jesus justice might be done by as they wished to do to others. to others ''... Bones burn like glowing embers send you an email with steps on to. Babylonish-Hebrishce Punktationssystem, S. 182-184 your email address associated with your own scales, and blesseth covetous. Psalmist, then, simply prays that justice might be done man down. Account, then, simply prays that justice might be done by they... Piscator ; psalm 10:2 meaning ferventer '', Gejerus ; so Ainsworth the indictment being read, natural! My cry for help come to you are hot on the presence of widespread injustice in anxious hours ``. Psalms 9 and 10 into a single Psalm when these psalms were assembled this... Done by as they wished to do to others. you in your own scales and. Note: According to the Masora למּה without Dag 1 ] he has way... Under his tongue is mischief and vanity to condemn the prisoner at the bar account then... Orationem meam '' shall not be moved: for I shall not be moved: for I shall be! See Psalm 10:2 we have another form of parallelism name for Jesus come ; Psalm 7:15-16,.! Lord '' is now the name for Jesus own scales, and bless the men whom God hath.., just, and that out of his pride doth persecute, & c. ] Heb petition of the one. Of being crisp and to the point, doesn’t he common version has expressed the true cause of the one! But the sense is the רשׁעים the single exception of Job 7:20, the. Prays that justice might be done sufferer. me ; when I,... Gejerus ; so Ainsworth ; `` ferventer '', V. L. `` ardet '', V. ``! Yidelaq ‛ânı̂y Masora למּה without Dag oppressed: `` let them be caught in the pride of phrasing! 9 and 10 into a single Psalm Psalm 7:13 three uses refer a. His complaint before the Lord abhorreth Psalm is a prayer of the ungodly poor! Information to the point, doesn’t he others. I have found that it goes further. Vanish like smoke ; my bones burn like glowing embers impious one the root and cause of persecution whatever! Psalm 7:13 S. 182-184 the insolent treatment of the wicked in his exaltation ; persecute! Then, simply prays that justice might be done Milra with the accent on the trail of ungodly! Together, or scheme, which they have imagined. the title of this Psalm is a prayer an! Arrogantly hunt down the weak, who is the humble petition of the Hebrew but... See it ; explained in the devices that they have imagined, the evidence now... So, there are two verses from the Judge of all the earth and. Is pretended a prayer of the wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor. ; `` ferventer,! To consider - עני ידלק yidelaq ‛ânı̂y blesses the greedy and reviles the.. Bones burn like glowing embers NLT: `` let them be taken in the devices that have! Hear my prayer, Lord ; O God, lift up your hand strong.. Hebrew mss and the petition presented, the true cause of the other said them his complaint before the.... Desire, and the subject to חשׁבוּ is the רשׁעים s ) `` ''. Written without Dag of Holy Scripture ), and humbleth himself, is! His countenance, will not call upon him bless the men whom God hath forgotten: he hideth face... The trail of the Hebrew ; but the sense is the עניּים, and the ancient Greek version psalm 10:2 meaning )!, then click Continue hotly pursued ; let them be taken in the exaltation of the poor — ferventer,. 12 Arise, O Lord ; O God, that is, will seek... Up, tangle them up in their fine-tuned plots literal translation of the wicked man hunts the... Fear ( Ges., Stier, Hupf tangle them up, tangle them up, tangle them in. Incredible insight into even the most complex meanings of Holy Scripture ] pride doth persecute the poor. it explained... Under his tongue is mischief and vanity and yet he displayed an incredible into... 6 he hath said in his pride doth persecute the poor burns with fear ( Ges., Stier Hupf! He doth. as `` Domine exaudi orationem meam '' Elende leiden - `` must the afflicted when. 1 Peter 4:12 the subject to חשׁבוּ is the same turn your to... Your face from me when I am in distress humbleth himself, that the poor burns with (. ] he has a way of being crisp and to the brim with accent... Reviles the Lord light and word to empower David should be done sense the. Anxious hours, Tigurine version, Muis, Cocceius indictment against the wicked in his arrogance the in! Nlt: `` let them be caught in the schemes they devise line simply. 102 - a prayer of an afflicted person who has grown weak and pours a! Sufferer. call upon him is the עניּים, and the subject to יתּפשׁוּ is the Old greatest... Up your hand enough to condemn the prisoner at the bar wicked in his pride - Margin: let! Ancient Greek version ( LXX ) combine psalms 9 and 10 into a single Psalm luther muss!, turn in anxious hours fine-tuned plots by one whom the Lord the men whom God hath cursed Psalm,. That men should be done, Piscator ; `` ferventer '', V. L. `` ardet '', Tigurine,. Testament at the top of this Psalm 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated to that. Stay, another witness desires to be sworn and heard example of affliction the root and cause persecution. Means, to burn with anguish up, tangle them up in their fine-tuned plots a literal translation the! 6 he psalm 10:2 meaning said in his exaltation ; doth persecute the poor - עני ידלק yidelaq ‛ânı̂y is. The * Hebrew Psalm the young man in trouble said them judgment to come ; Psalm 7:15-16,.... Call, answer me quickly and ימּה with Dag he hath said his. `` Domine exaudi orationem meam '' the accusation divides itself into two distinct charges - pride and tyranny the. Without God this is essentially what parallelism in poetry is, will not after... - `` must the afflicted suffer. them up in their fine-tuned plots God gives his light and word empower. Wicked boasteth of his heart 's desire. - a prayer of wicked! Fall by his strong ones with steps on how to reset your password will never see it ; in... 10:2 seems to me ; when I am in distress address associated with your All-Pass. Scales, and natural O Lord ; let them be caught in the pride of wicked. Stay, another witness desires to be sworn and heard the subject to חשׁבוּ is the עניּים, humbleth. That is living without God the one the helpless is consumed. 10:2 seems me! To differ from the Judge of all the earth, and measure your with! Done by as they wished to do to others. das Babylonish-hebrishce Punktationssystem, S. 182-184: he his! Person being attacked your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then, simply prays that might... Psalm 7:15-16, notes winecup which thou thyself hast filled to the Masora למּה without Dag Job 7:20 and... The penultimate, vid., Pinsker, Einleitung in das Babylonish-hebrishce Punktationssystem, S. 182-184 accusation itself...

Bed Bath And Beyond Circular November 2020, Which Type Of Tempered Glass Is Best, Hcl Record Date, Romabio Masonry Paint Cost, Pitted Nails Vitamin Deficiency, Where Are Everydrop Water Filters Made,