Epaminoudas the Theban general, cultivated truth so studiously, that he is reported never to have spoken a falsehood even in jest. "An arm with (עם) heroic strength," says the poet, inasmuch as he distinguishes between the attribute inherent in God and the medium of its manifestation in history. Psalm 97:2 Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne. Psalm 88 Psalm 90 ... An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! And to praise the Lord, is to acknowledge him to be such a one that there is none like him. Truth, that performs whatsoever he promises. 2 I will sing of your mercy forever, LORD a. proclaim your faithfulness through all ages. Psalms 89:14 Context. --Abraham Booth, 1734-1806. 14 k Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your ... the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. This was a popular conceit of Israel. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; Mercy and truth go before Your face. A Maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite. Psalms 89:15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance. All rights reserved. Psalm 89:14 Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face. That God permits not his face to be seen before He has forgiven our sins through mercy: so Rickelius. "Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob and the mercy to Abraham." The assigned verses are a portion of a much larger psalm that concludes book three of the psalter. By "justice", I conceive we are to understand the attribute so called; and, by "judgment", the impartial exercise of that attribute in the Divine administration. Psalm 89:14; Psalm 145:13. 14 Iustice and iudgement are the habitation of thy throne: mercie and trueth shall goe before thy face. Thus has the poet sung the glories of the covenant God. And to praise the Lord, is to acknowledge him to be such a one that there is none like him. Verse 14. Cancel any time ... Psalms. Mercy and truth shall go before thy face. ; 87f. Surely then we should feel and express reverence when we worship God. ), one of the richest veins in the Psalter. PSALM 89 * A Lament over God’s Promise to David. O q city of God. Psalm 89:14 "Justice and judgment [are] the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face." Look after Psalm 25 in Book 1 of the Psalms of David for more about the covenant. --William Nicholson. 12 The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name. Barnes's Psalms 89:14 Bible Commentary justice and judgment are the habitation of the throne - Margin, "establishment." Mercy and truth shall go before thy face. Mercy, which shows compassion, pardons, supports the weak. --John Calvin. I TRODUCTIO SPURGEO , "TITLE. There are several men named Ethan in the Hebrew Scriptures, but this man is mentioned specifically in 1 Kings 4:31 as someone who was famous for his wisdom – yet surpassed by Solomon’s greater wisdom. Verse 14. church ~ all those people that believe all about Jesus. Wherever thou dost go, wherever thou dost manifest thyself, there will be mercy and faithfulness. Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne. -- Matthew Henry. The Sovereignty of the divine government. Before we argue our case before the Lord it is most becoming to acknowledge that we know him to be supremely great and good, whatever may be the appearance of his providence; this is such a course as every wise man will take who desires to have an answer of peace in the day of trouble. John Trapp Complete Commentary. --J.N. created ~ made (as only God can make). Psalms 89:14 Context. Mercy, and truth shall go before thy face - literally, anticipate thy face; that is, thy goings. God’s Throne was prepared in the Heavens. more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.. 3 p Glorious things of you are spoken,. Isaiah. That no one comes to the knowledge of God, but he who has obtained mercy beforehand. Truth, in being as good as thy word; mercy, in being better. Mercy and truth shall go before thy face; Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. of broken ~ (in Psalm 89:39) not done (the past of "*break").