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Bible blog 2158

This blog continues my tranlsation of Psalms 42-72, with brief commentary PSALM 58 To the Choir leader. To “Do not destroy” A Miktam for David. Do you truly command justice, you Rulers Do you give fair verdicts on Adam’s children? No, in your hearts you prepare injustice; your hands weigh out violence on earth. Evildoers, […]

Bible blog 2157

This blog continues my translation of Psalms 42-72, with comment. PSALM 57 For the choir leader. To “ Do not destroy” For David, a miktam, when he fled from Saul, in the cave. Be good to me, God, be good to me, for my soul seeks safety in you; in the shade of your wings […]

Bible blog 2156

This blog continues my translations of Psalms 42-72, along with brief commentaries. PSALM 56 For the choir leader. To “A Dove on distant oak trees.” A Miktam for David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Turn to me, God, for a man is hunting me all day long trying to devour me, he presses […]

Bible blog 2155

This blog continues the present series of translations with comment of Psalms 42-72. PSALM 55 For the choir leader. On stringed instruments. A maskil for David Hear my prayer, O God and do not turn away from my entreaty. Pay attention to me and answer me for I am restless in my complaint; I am […]

Bible blog 2154

Here I continue my translation with brief commentary of Pslams 42-72, the second book of Psalms according to the traditional division. I am omitting Psalm 53  as it is simply an edited version of Psalm 14, upon which I have already worked in emmock.com bible blog 15 Oct 2015.  PSALM 54 To the Choir Leader. […]

Bible blog 2153

Here I continue my translation of Psalms 42-72, with a brief commentary PSALM 52 For the choir leader. A psalm for David, when Doeg the Edomite came to Saul saying that David had gone to Abimelech’s house. Why are you boasting, big man, Of wrong done against decent people? Your tongue is ready to cut […]

Bible blog 2152

This blog continues my translation of Psalms 42 with a short commentary.   PSALM 51 For the choir leader. A psalm for David, when Nathan the prophet came to him after he had sex with Bathsheba. God be merciful to me in your faithful love; out of your motherly tenderness wipe away my offence; Tread […]

Bible blog 2151

This blog continues my translation of Psalms 42-72, with a short commentary. PSALM 50 A Psalm for Asaph The divine one, Yahweh God, speaks and calls the earth from sunrise to sunset. From the complete splendour of Zion, God shines. Our God’s arrival is not quiet: Fire eats its way before him; around him is […]

Bible blog 2150

This blog continues my translation with comment of the second book of Psalms, that is psalms 42 -72. PSALM 49 Hear this, all you peoples!  Pay attention, you dwellers on earth! Common people and nobility together, Rich and poor alike! My mouth will speak wise words; My mind will whisper its intelligence. I will consider […]

Bible blog 2149

Translation of Psalm 48 with comment   PSALM 48 A song. A psalm of the Korahites. Yahweh is great And most worthy of praise  in the city of our God! The mountain of his holy presence,  A lovely eminence Is the joy of the whole land; Zion hill, away in the North, Is the city […]