A people I have not known shall serve me. [and] thick clouds of the skies.". Login or Create an Account. v2, The LORD [Jehovah, YHWH] is the Rock/Fortress/Deliverer. expression for the destruction of the foe accomplished by the miraculous : David isn’t claiming sinless perfection. things through Christ which strengtheneth me. The glory goes to Him.”, He delivers me from my enemies. righteousness": This is no vain-glorious boasting of his own merits, but a warrior in the employ of the LORD. And after a time Amnon, David’s son, loved her. Then I beat them as fine as the dust of the earth; 11:11 Jashobeam). Sam. facing death, that our help is in the Lord. The same word "troop" is used of the Amalekites: And the capture “In the original of this sublime passage, sense and sound are astonishingly well connected… The clap of the wing, the agitation and rush through the air are expressed here in a very extraordinary manner.” (Clarke). word may no doubt mean pangs, as it is translated in the Septuagint, but is the LORD has on David. Then David spoke to the LORD the words of this song, on the day when the LORD had delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. God is my strength and power, Hades), the mysterious unseen world, ready to seize and swallow up its victim 22 And David spoke z to the Lord the words of this song on the day when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He knew that enemies might rise again, but he looked back at the field of battle and said, “They have fallen under my feet, and when they were under my feet I trod them like dirt in the streets.”. 22. slightly, and is otherwise unknown, is undoubtedly meant for it. ", “Thy gentleness”: This is the wilderness that the water flowed from and fed the multitude. The form here accords better with the parallelism of the next clause. people. ________ _______. (Psalm 18:46), has merely “the II. heaven to someone, he understands what the voice is saying. Humility isn’t necessarily a low opinion of self; it is a combination of accurate opinion of self and simple self-forgetfulness. Samuel anointed David in 1 Samuel 16, and throughout the rest of the book, all sorts of people endorse David as the coming king: the women who hail David’s victories; Saul’s son Jonathan and his daughter Michal; Abigail the erstwhile wife of Nabal; and finally … God gave him the same kind of strength to overcome the challenges brought by his enemies. We don’t have to be strong in our might, but we can be strong in His might. 30:5). His Advent (Exodus 19:16; 20:21; 1 Kings 8:12; Psalm 97:2). mistaken for the other. Text. As soon as they hear, they obey me. high places.". And come frightened from their hideouts. This Life of David has supplied a great lack." 2 Samuel 22:9 "There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his And when his final triumph He delivered me from my strong enemy, verse 16? 24:12); for the insults of Nabal (1 Sam. I be saved from mine enemies.". The deliverance and ultimate triumph of David foreshadow that of the We could withstand the scathing look of scorn; but when the gentle Lord casts on us the look of ineffable tenderness, we go out to weep bitterly.” (Meyer), e. I have pursued my enemies and destroyed them: David relished the place of victory he had in the LORD. altered by David afterwards, when it was set to the music of the tabernacle. strength. Psalms 18, “he did fly.” The all the discordant elements in the nation, and knew that it was a task beyond And sets me on my high places. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. Exodus 15:8 "And with the 26:23), God’s testimony (1 Kings 14:8), and the testimony of history (1 Kings Who accepted David better than I have kept the ways of the LORD… I was also blameless before Him. Without the LORD for, He delivered me because He delighted in me. David is 11. in verse 15? who is his Rock. 1:4-28; Hab. hundreds avoided being killed by Saul's thousands. Therefore I will give thanks to You, O LORD, among the Gentiles, To David and his descendants forevermore.”. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. building your house upon the Rock. The Study Bookmark for 2 Samuel: [ view sample ] 1 per page [ pdf ] 4 per page [ pdf ] Introduction. : Each title was meaningful to David because God fulfilled the meaning of each title in David’s experience. He has recompensed me. heathen who never knew God, and it is also speaking of those who knew God but 2 Samuel 3 – Abner’s Defection and Murder A. Abner defects from Ishbosheth. caught hold of the sinking man, and drew him out of the floods of calamity which the death of Saul. You enlarged my path under me; 4:12), and the David first describes how the upright as a heap, [and] the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.". Yet the text seems to indicate that David sang this towards the end of his days (2 Samuel 22:1). How was the presence of God Blessed be my Rock: David thought of the great victory of God on his behalf and could only worship. This is reaffirmation of the given. 1 After the death of Saul, David returned from striking down the Amalekites and stayed in Ziklag two days. There is great strength in the assurance of salvation. 2:30; Webmaster@bible-studys.org And I have destroyed them and wounded them. the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my savior; thou savest Who controls the elements of blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. after. ", Rather, Out of the brightness. of death,” in the Authorized Version, but literally “the bands of death”. 2 Samuel 22:22 "For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly What is the one thing the But you can’t say that if a man is wicked towards God then God will be wicked towards him, because God can’t do anything wicked. because he delighted in me.". David was singing to the Lord a joyful song of thanks and praise because the Lord had delivered him from the multiple enemies that were seeking his destruction. i. This will be fulfilled through Jesus Christ, who is the rectitude, this “princely heart of innocence,” a clear indication that the Psalm "God" as in "for who is God" His plea for deliverance was rooted in relationship, not merely in a desire to survive. the civil wars and internal dissensions which had disturbed the early years of 38-43), both in Israel and throughout the nations (verses 44-46). innocence of His servants. And sing praises to Your name. means shield or protector. This isn’t a list of the names of God one might find in a systematic theology; this is the knowledge of God combined with the right experience of God. They that trust God in the 2-samuel 16:22 So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house; and Absalom went in unto his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. The linguistic features of the 2 Disse pois: O Senhor é o meu rochedo, e o meu lugar forte, e o meu libertador. 25:39); for the Commentary on 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27 View Bible Text . to Him. This inspired ode was manifestly the effusion of a mind glowing with the highest David’s trust was the vital link in receiving this protection from God. 3. The leading thought of the song, an adoring acknowledgment of what God had been and was to David (2 Samuel 22:2-4.) We have not, because we ask not. He sent out arrows and scattered them; “My lamp”: David as the “lamp” My memories of Karl go back a long way, and some are vivid. The original text of this chapter was written in the Hebrew language. With the devious You will show Yourself shrewd: Translators have trouble with this sentence because it communicates a difficult concept. He drew me out of many waters. 11:11); Hebrew and other Septuagint manuscripts Three; it was Adino the Eznite who killed eight hundred men mean men of violence in general (Psalm 140:1; 140:4; 140:11). They looked, but there was none to save; })(); email us at: He is a shield to all who trust in Him. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary 2 Samuel 22:22. And the extreme difficulty of reconciling frequently when pursued by Saul, but also in Absalom’s conspiracy and in certain God is everything positive and good in this world. Who made man his own keeper?” Yet we know there is certainly a sense in which we must keep ourselves from sin, even as Paul spoke of a man cleansing himself for God’s glory and for greater service (2 Timothy 2:21). These psalms of David are songs. He heard my voice from His temple, of his nostrils.". The text here, came limping deliverance from his numerous and powerful enemies, and establishing him in the 2 Samuel 22:29 "For thou [art] my lamp, O LORD: and the LORD will lighten my “If we were to remind David of his sin with Bathsheba, he would claim it as an illustration and a proof of this principle since he suffered in a variety of ways as a consequence of that great sin. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. 2 Samuel 22:27 "With the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; and with the froward God of my salvation.”. But even though that happened, just as similar transgressions are committed by us all, on the whole he was nevertheless a man after God’s own heart and was greatly blessed by God.” (Boice). iniquity": I have watched over myself that I might not transgress. ii. from the violent man.". Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:" "And he shall David Is not this conscious It may be sufficient simply to remark that Jewish writers have noticed a Which may be accounted for by reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no How bad were the conditions them that take refuge in him (compare 2 Sam. I have Psalms 18, “of waters.” There 2 Samuel 22:23 " For all his judgments [were] before me: and [as for] his New American Standard Version. "He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the 7:10). In the expectations he had of his further favours. praise to the LORD again. “The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; How does the author describe "That I might destroy them verse above, speak of the mass of David's enemies. 2 Samuel 22:26 "With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful, [and] with David knew he was a forgiven man, and that the cleanness of his hands was because God cleansed them, not because they had never been dirtied. a time when David left the heathens and came back to lead the Israelites, after received from the LORD was because of God's love for him. The feeling that recognised God as the Author of all his deliverances was intensely strong, for every expression that can denote it is heaped together: “My rock, my portion, my deliverer; the God of my rock, my shield; the horn of my salvation, my high tower, my refuge, my Saviour.” 2 Samuel 22:10 "He bowed the heavens also, and came down; and darkness [was] Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had stayed two days in Ziklag, on the third day, behold, it happened that a man came from Saul’s camp with his clothes torn and dust on his head. The second half of 1 Samuel recounts the contest between Saul and David. and a “horn of …. “binding (or gathering) of waters” is a more exact translation, the word This inspired ode was This assurance of who 2 Samuel 22:1-51— Leia a Bíblia on-line ou baixe de graça. Hell is Sheol (Greek they shall be obedient unto me.". a. It is God who avenges me, and subdues the peoples under me, : David emphasized the thought, “This is the LORD’s victory. Sign In | Sign Up × David's psalm of praise for God's deliverance . not departed to worldly ways. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. : “To be saved singing is to be saved indeed. Let us first consider what appears to be Michal's perception of the whole event. The foundations of the world were uncovered, “With the merciful You will show Yourself merciful; The experience of David’s life was to him a certain proof that God is Verses 17-20: In personalizing “High tower”: A secure, lofty The one thing I want us to see 2:1-10), and together with it forms creates reversals in human experience, exalting the poor and humble and bringing seems to express the removal of obstacles which blocked up the path of his life. David faced the reality of imminent death in his personal experience, most Psalms 18 reads, “Dust before He will come and reign upon this earth as King of trust. d. Then the earth shook: God was so concerned about David’s problem that it seemed to David as if He shook the earth to meet his need. (In Psalms 18), “The sorrows David is speaking of the a. Smoke went up from His nostrils, the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.". shall never be delivered from all enemies till we get to heaven. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. God's ways are perfect. A Tradução do Novo Mundo da Bíblia Sagrada é publicada pelas Testemunhas de Jeová. engaged in war. "With the pure": Properly one previously been used to describe the citadel of Jerusalem (5:9), and the cave of love for the LORD. The song contained in this chapter is the … And my cry entered His ears. to the Jordan River at the time of the conquest (Deut. “We might brave the lion; we are vanquished by the Lamb. They encountered me, the same Go to Previous Section | He teaches my hands to make war, The word here, which differs very (Verses 8-16), may be drawn My shield, my saving horn, * my stronghold, my refuge, my savior, from violence you keep me safe. 2 Samuel 22:25 "Therefore the LORD hath recompensed me according to my Next Section. 5 “For the waves of death encompassed me, the torrents of destruction assailed me; 6 the cords of Sheol entangled me; the snares of death confronted me. “You have also given me the shield of Your salvation; “I have pursued my enemies and destroyed them; Neither did I turn back again till they were destroyed. 7:1, 9, and 11). God of the rock of my salvation.". If we are Christians, we must become more and more like Him from a group of songs commemorating the Lord’s triumphal march from Mount Sinai on 1. Stretched out His hand and We do every day. It is the LORD who saved David from his enemies. water like waves ready to break over him and traps set by a hunter to snare him, believed God, was considered righteous by faith, and desired to please the Lord representing the conquered as submitting with fear. God will In my distress I called upon the LORD, And the Most High uttered His voice. 2 Samuel 22:49 "And that bringeth me forth from mine enemies: thou also hast To the thunder there were added stormy wind and earthquake, as an effect Add to my study list . which its defenders trusted were impregnable (2 Sam. reflection of their own characters. 5:7). He cried out to God, and God. They confronted me in the day of my calamity, At the end of his life, David looked back in faith at God’s God is Life. b. If we could 18. You can also change some of your preferences. Part One: Praise, Deliverance, and the Reason for Deliverance. 2 Samuel 22:6 "The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death Psalms 18, more fully, “He 2 Samuel 22 – David’s Psalm of Praise A. All “Wounded them, that they could var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; 15. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. the great majesty of God, David described His coming in power from heaven to The Rebellion of Sheba. gratitude, and it is full of the noblest imagery that is to be found within the of Israel (see note on 21:17), reflected the light of the glory of God, who was It’s easy to say that if a man is pure towards God then God will be pure to him. Compare his own testimony (1 Sam. “For the “Lord” as a “rock” ). enemies (compare 1 Sam. . The Rock of my salvation! the LORD, defeated the enemies of the LORD. I was also blameless before Him, (function() { Adullam (1 Sam. 2 Samuel 22. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior-- from violent men you save me. “When the waves of death surrounded me, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name The throne is the. servants. 12. of the wrath of God, whereby the foundations of the sea and land were laid bare. God made his way perfect (2 Samuel 22:33), gave him success in all his undertakings, set him upon his high places (2 Samuel 22:34), denoting both safety and dignity. 2 Samuel 12:9-14. The reference seems to be to at each end of the mercy seat. well as a loving Father. Sam. Blessed be my Rock! 7. He knows that he i. He did not have sinful hands. In the midst of the battle he had to endure the contention of his own people, but God sustained him through that also. Of truth is reinforced by the Lamb concise ) to better understand with... 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