Monthly Archives: November 2019

Bible blog 2250

Continuing my translation of book 3 of the psalms, with comment PSALM 84 To the choirmaster, on the Gittith. A Psalm of the Korahites. How desirable are your dwellings, Yahweh of armies! My soul hungers, yes, it pines, for Yahweh’s courts. My heart and my flesh cry out to the living God. The sparrow finds […]

Bible blog 2249.

Continuing my translation of book 3 of the Psalms, with comment. PSALM 83 A song. An Asaph Psalm Don’t keep silence, God, or hold your peace, Don’t stay quiet, God! Listen, Your enemies are roaring; Those who hate you have raised their heads; They make crafty plans against your people; They plot against the one […]

Bible blog 2248

Continuing my translation of the Psalms, with comment PSALM 82 An Asaph Psalm God takes his stand in the divine assembly In the midst of the gods he gives judgement: “How long will you judge corruptly And show favour to criminals? Pass judgement for the poor and the orphan; Do justice for the powerless and […]

Bible blog 2247

Continuing my translation of the Psalms, with comment PSALM 81 To the choir leader. On the Gittith. For Asaph. Sing for joy to God our strength; Shout for joy to the God of Jacob! Strike up a tune, tap the tambourine Pluck the pleasant lyre and the harp Blow the trumpet for the new month […]

bible blog 2246

Continuing my translation with comment of Psalms 73-89, the third book of psalms Psalm80: To the choir leader, tune: Lilies. A testimony of Asaph. A Psalm Listen, Shepherd of Israel, who leads Joseph like a flock! From your chair amongst the Cherubim, shine out on the tribes of Ephraim , Benjamin amd Manasseh! rouse up […]

Bible blog 2245

continuing my tranlsation of Psalms 73 -89, the third book of Psalms PSALM 79 An Asaph Psalm The pagans, O God – They have  invaded your territory; They have polluted your holy palace; They have razed Jerusalem into ruinous heaps. They have handed the bodies of your servants as food to the birds of the […]

Bible blog 2244

This blog resumes my translation of book three of the psalms PSALM 78 Pay attention my people, to my teaching Turn your ears to the words of my mouth. I will open my mouth with a proverb; I will pour out wisdom from the past, which we have heard and understood, which our fathers passed […]