BRG. Let the godly ones exult in glory; Let them sing for joy on their beds. Sing to the LORD a new song, The language here may, therefore, be expressive of the praise they would ascribe to God at their festal banquets and in their private companies. 5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful. In the glory of their condition. Much less did he intend to procure sleep by a sinister performance of any good duty, like those who, by singing, or reading, or hearing, or meditating, will have an unworthy aim to bring themselves asleep. Psalm 149:4. Psalms 149:5 Context. Clarke's Commentary on the Bible. Matthew 21:16. 4 For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people: hee will beautifie the meeke with saluation. This the very heathen saw, and could say, Spectant Dii magnos viros, cum calamitate aliqua colluctantes. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Psalms 149:5. Either the rejoicing is carried far into the night, and when retired to rest the happy people burst ‘out anew into singing; or (see Hosea 7:14), the couches may rather be the divans where feasts were held. high praises of God in their mouths, and a two-edged sword in their hand; Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Indeed, no other psalm has such a “triple play” of saintliness. &c. 1 Corinthians 15:55. Let the high praises of God be in their mouths; To execute vengeance upon the heathen —. Psalms 28:6. Bible Study Resources. The saints of God know most of domestic joy and peace. Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Psalm 149:5-9. They are, as David sings in Psalms 23:1-6 , to sit at the table prepared by the Lord in the presence of their enemies. It is surely possible (Tyndale, OT Commentary Series, vol. upon their beds—once a place of mourning (Ps 6:6). “In the earlier psalms, we have studied the writers’ griefs, shames, sins, doubts, and fears. --Johannes Paulus Palanterius. 5. in glory—the honorable condition to which they are raised. Beds - By night as well as by day. Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with timbrel and harp. Ps 149:1-9. 4. Verse 5. 2 NIV ©: Let the saints rejoice in this honour and sing for joy on their beds. John Trapp Complete Commentary. A protected people may rejoice with confidence. How I long for my bed! Hosea 7:14), and ardently longed for a better future (Isaiah 26:8); for the bed is the place of soliloquy (Psalm 4:5), and the tears shed there (Psalm 6:7) are turned into shouts of joy in the case of Israel. In the favor of God; in the honor which he bestows upon them. Here begins a beautiful exegesis of the former passage. 3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. Verse 5. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, And a two-edged sword in their hand, To execute vengeance on the nations, And punishments on the peoples; To bind their kings with chains, And their nobles with fetters of iron; To execute on them the written judgment— This honor have all His saints. They are to sing aloud on their beds, or rather couches, for on these the Orientals not only sleep, but also dine, and feast. Psalms 33 REV and Commentary - Exult in Yahweh, O you righteous ones! God has honoured them, and put a rare glory upon them; therefore let them exult therein. Bible > Bible Commentary; Charles H. Spurgeon’s Treasury of David; Psalm; Psalm 149; Charles H. Spurgeon’s Treasury of David << Psalm 148 | Psalm 149 | Psalm 150 >> (Read all of Psalm 149) Exposition - Explanatory Notes and Quaint Sayings Hints to the Village Preacher We are almost at the last Psalm, and still among the Hallelujahs. Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. Psalm 149:5 "Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds." Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 50. This verse has been fulfilled in solemn crises of saintly life. Without fighting, faith wins and sings the victory. Shall those to whom God is their glory be cast down and troubled? Psalm 132 Lutherbibel 2017 Das Heiligtum auf dem Zion 1 Ein Wallfahrtslied. This Psalm sustains a close connection with the foregoing. Tools. Psalms 149:5. A SONG CONCERNING THE CONQUEST OF CANAAN. HINT: Since there are such a large number of resources on this page (>10,000 links) you might consider beginning with the more recent commentaries that briefly discuss all 150 Psalms - Paul Apple (750 pages), Thomas Constable, David Guzik, Bob Utley.For more devotional thoughts consider Spurgeon's The … Praise ye the Lord. 5 Let the Saints be ioyfull in glory: let them sing aloude vpon their beddes. Their shouts are not now for the battlefield, but for the places of their rest: they can peacefully lie down and yet enjoy the victory with which the Lord has beautified them. Because of what God has done for them during the day. Let them rejoice in this; let them shout and triumph over this. Because they have the glorious hope of resurrection. Let the saints be joyful in the glory and beauty [which God confers upon them]; let them sing for joy upon their beds. 3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. 4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation. (second clause). Psalm 149:5-6 resume the call to praise begun in verses 1-3 and summon the faithful to “exult” and “sing for joy,” with the “high praises of God in their throats.” But in the middle of verse 6 comes a radical and disturbing shift in the tenor of the psalm. This psalm is allowed to be one of the most difficult in the Psalter; and the misunderstanding and abuse of it by the Catholic princes who brought on the Thirty Years War, [1] as well as abuses by the Protestant war-monger Thomas Munzer "who stirred up the `Peasants' War," [2] have resulted in … Ver. David saith, "Let the saints sing aloud upon their beds": thereby to testify their cheerful devotion, and also to chase away the spirit of slumber. 2. ... Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary. The idea is, that in the meditations of the night, when darkness is around them, when alone with God, they may find occasion for exultation and praise. Commentary on Psalm 139:1-6 (Read Psalm 139:1-6) God has perfect knowledge of us, and all our thoughts and actions are open before him. Let the saints be joyful in glory; Let them sing aloud on their beds. Let the saints be joyful in glory. “Let the chasîdîm raise a cry in glory: Let them sing aloud upon their couches.”. When he sings at his work, he will both do more and do it better than he would without his song. Not that I may sleep -- I lie awake often and long! 149 Praise ye the Lord.Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.. 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. 5. The Pharisees tell Jesus that it’s not right for the children to be calling him the Son of David – the coming king. "Let the brother of low degree rejoice (or glory) in that he is exalted," James 1:9. And the phrase denotes the safe and secure state of the saints upon their beds, lying down and sleeping comfortably, having nothing to fear, the Lord sustaining them; and so may and should sing upon their beds, Psalm 3:5; Yea, saints may sing upon their sick beds; since the Lord is with them there, and strengthens them on a bed of languishing, and makes all their bed in their sickness, Psalm 41:3; and even upon their death beds may sing aloud the triumphant song, "O death, where is thy sting?" The saints in glory shall rest from their labours, but not from their praises. Nay, let their joy proclaim their honourable estate. Your earmarks will show in this area. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, And a two-edged sword in their hand, New American Standard Version. --C.W. Psalm 149. Verse 5. Upon their beds of rest, upon their nightly couch. Matthew Henry :: Commentary on Psalms 15 ← Back to Matthew Henry's Bio & Resources. Psalm 149:5-9. Psalm 149:1. Let the saints be joyful in glory] i.e. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Psalms 149:6. Try it for 30 days FREE. (Note: Such, too (with pomp, not "with an army"), is the meaning of μετὰ δόξης in 1 Macc. PSALM 149. David was not satisfied by offering the sacrifice of thanksgiving in the courts of the Lord's house, and paying his vows in the presence of all the people; but in the night also he would continue his song of God's mercy. PSALMS RESOURCES Commentaries, Sermons, Illustrations, Devotionals. but to hold sweet communion with my God. Psalm 149:5 . --Thomas Le Blanc. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. And the children of Zion have not only to bless the God who made them, but to rejoice in him, as having created them in Christ Jesus unto good works, and formed them saints as well as men. Psalm 148 Psalm 150 Psalm 149:5-9 English Standard Version (ESV) 5 Let the godly exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds. New International Version (NIV) Bible Book List. Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of his faithful people. 1 Praise the Lord. Learn more Start my trial Back . Verse 5. 2 Israel freue sich seines Schöpfers, die Kinder Zions seien fröhlich über ihren König. Now, let me briefly cite the places where this psalm is used in the New Testament. Psalm 149:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 149:5, NIV: "Let his faithful people rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds." The 4 th *Hallelujah Psalm. Psalm 149 – The High Praises of God and a Two-Edged Sword. From there the psalm splits into two streams that intersect each other in a braided dance that courses down the mountain until they eventually come together again at the mountain’s base to flow together once more. Psalms 33:3). In the night watches let them not lie awake and weep, but like nightingales let them charm the midnight hours. The utterance of that emotion incumbent on the saints: "sing aloud." Psalm 149:8. Psalm 149. Psalms 149:4: Psalms 149: Psalms 149:6. These short commentaries are based on Level A EasyEnglish (about 1200 word vocabulary) by Gordon Churchyard. Metrically, the psalm seems to divide itself into three stanzas of three verses each (Psalms 109:1-3, Psalms 109:4-6, Psalms 109:7-9). John Trapp Complete Commentary. Psalm 149:5-7. Upon their beds, where before in the loneliness of night they consumed themselves with grief for their shame. We are encouraged to praise Yahweh with the psalmist. Verse 5. As the word of Jesus in John 14:1-31 records, they have sorrows in plenty, but the more of these, the greater will be their joy, because their sorrows are to be transmuted into joys. Psa 149:6 - Let the high praises of God be in their throats and two-edged swords in their hands, Tools. NASB ©: Let the godly ones exult in glory; Let them sing for joy on their beds. Psalm 60 Lutherbibel 2017 Gebet des verstoßenen Volkes 1 Ein güldenes Kleinod Davids, vorzusingen, nach der Weise »Lilie des Zeugnisses«, zur Belehrung, 2 als er mit den Aramäern von Mesopotamien und mit den Aramäern von Zoba Krieg führte; als Joab umkehrte und die Edomiter im Salztal schlug, zwölftausend Mann. Psa 149:7. Jump to: Bible Study Tools • Parallel Bible Verse • Bible Contextual Overview • Bible Verse Review • Gill's Bible Notes • Clarke's Bible Notes • Barnes' Bible Notes. 1. Praise the L ord! Free Bible commentary on the Book of Psalms in Easy English - written by Gordon Churchyard for MissionAssist. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. 3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. 1 Let them shout for joy upon their beds! We have witnessed the people of God in their defeats and victories, their ups and downs in life. Let the saints be joyful in glory In the glory put upon them now, being beautified with salvation; in the righteousness of Christ on them, and the grace of Christ in them, which makes them all glorious within; and in the glory they expect to have hereafter, both upon their bodies and souls, and in the hope of that, ( Romans 5:2) . 5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. And the honour intended for all the saints of God, consists in their triumphs over the enemies of their salvation. Psalm 149:5. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the New Bible Commentary. Psalms 149:1. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 149:1-5 New mercies continually demand new songs of praise, upon earth and in heaven. Psalms 149:5 Context. Psalms 149:7. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Proud member The holy joy it brings to me must be from heaven. 3 Let them praise his Name in the dance: let them sing praises vnto him with the timbrell and harpe. Psalm 149:1-5 King James Version (KJV). Learn more . Because Christ is with them while they suffer. Verse 5. Treasury (TSK) em. 149:5 In glory - For the honour which God putteth upon them. Psa 149:8. 1. Psalm 149 Bible Commentary. Psalm 149:5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud on their beds. 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. Psalm 149 tends to run in two directions down the same mountain. American King James Version ×) contrasts greatly with past circumstances: "The 'beds,' which had before been soaked with tears, share in the joy of the Lord's deliverance (cf. View accompanying works… Geneva Notes em John Gill em Matthew Henry. Comp. Because, if sanctified, sickness is a great blessing. The song starts on a lofty summit with an invocation to praise the Lord and sing a new song. So this verse calls on the saints to hold a banquet, a feast of fat things. KJ21. Psa 149:5 - Let the godly exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds. Let the saints be joyful in glory - In the glory of their condition; in the favor of God; in the honor which he bestows upon them. When our bones are vexed, and our sleep departeth from us, we pray unto God to deal mercifully with us; but when our diseases are healed, we do not return to give thanks, being soon overtaken with heaviness and security. Log In/Sign Up . Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD! Psalm 149:5. The scope of this short but excellent psalm is to show us the way to heaven, and to convince us that, if we would be happy, we must be holy and honest. Let them sing aloud upon their beds. let them sing aloud upon their beds; while others are taking their rest and ease, let them meditate on the word of God; commune with their own hearts about their state and condition; remember the Lord, and his goodness to them; all which give an occasion to give thanks unto him, and sing aloud his praise, Psalm 63:5; and when they awake on their beds in a morning, after sound sleep and a good repose, it becomes them to praise the Lord, who gives his beloved sleep; and who only makes them sleep, and dwell in safety, Psalm 4:8. The saints singing for joy on their beds (Psalms 149:5 Psalms 149:5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud on their beds. a. Popular Articles Signs of a True Disciple of Christ Clarence L. Haynes Jr. What Do the Two Cities in Revelation Represent? Praise the LORD! Let them sing aloud upon their beds - Compare Job 35:10, note; Acts 16:25, note; Psalm 34:1, note. --From a private letter from Bapa Padmanji, in "Feathers for Arrows, "1870. Psalms 149:1. Shall those to whom God is their glory be cast down and troubled? Psalm 15. The emotion which accordingly befits the saints: "be joyful.". AMPC. 3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. That which is so fully justified by fact, may well be loudly proclaimed. Salem Media Group. EasyEnglish Psalms Tweet: Tell your friends about this website! Psalm 8 Commentary: In the New Testament. The state to which God has lifted the saints: "glory", in contrast with sin, reproach, affliction. John Darby’s Synopsis; The Geneva Study Bible; John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible; Jamieson, Faussett, and Brown; Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete) Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) Charles H. Spurgeon’s Treasury of David; Wesley’s Explanatory Notes ; Psalm 148 audio bible; The King James Version is in the public domain. An anxious and fearful people could not sing aloud on their couches of repose. Psalms 149:4 : Psalms 149:6 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. We have encountered rebellious words and struggling faith. Let the saints exult in glory: Let them sing for joy upon their beds. Ver. Learn more Start my trial Back . -- Robert Bellarmine. For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people] Psalms 35:27, when they are under the cross especially, and thereby make meek. To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with iron fetters: 9. Do I write this boastingly, brother? Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. (d) He alludes to that continual rest and quietness which they should have if they would suffer God to rule them. Other men rejoice in honor; in wealth; in houses, lands, parks, libraries, and works of art. 1 of 1. 149:5 is matched with military preparedness. Have you ever wondered what makes God delightful? Ver. Psalms 149:5. upon their beds—once a place of mourning (Ps 6:6). Let the saints be joyful, etc. Let the saints be joyful in glory] i.e. Truly Great is the Lord, and His Mercy, truly Great is He who gave to us to eat His Body, wherein He suffered such great things, and His Blood to drink. --E.W. Psa 149:5. 19:17. Presumably, Psalm 149 was chosen as the lectionary psalm for All Saints Day because the “saints” show up three times in this psalm (verses 1, 5, 9 NIV). NET ©: Let the godly rejoice because of their vindication! The chosen people are exhorted to praise God, in view of past favors, and also future victories over enemies, of which they are impliedly assured. Psalm 148 Psalm 150 ... Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 1 of 1. Hosea 7:14 . Townsend, of Inskip, 1885. So Arama interprets the saints on their beds, those that lie in the grave, when they shall rise from thence. This is another of the last five psalms that have no title in the Hebrew text, but each of these last five begin and end with Hallelujah or Praise the LORD! King James Bible em Geneva Bible em. Sing to the L ord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the faithful. EXEGESIS: CONTEXT: False religion is a significant theme of both Old and New Testaments. Let Israel rejoice in him that made him] And new made him, Ephesians 2:10, and thereby highly advanced him, as 1 Samuel 12:6. Because it is God's will they should suffer. - Bible verse > 21 For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name. of God has honoured them, and put a rare glory upon them; therefore let them exult therein. 2. Praise the Lord! Learn more. There is a reward, not only after keeping, but in keeping God's commandments. ASV. Like that excellent bird, the nightingale, which is never weary nor spent by continuing her delightful notes, so this sweet singer of Israel was incessant in praising the Lord; not giving sleep to his eyes until he had blessed his holy name. Let them praise God --. Update. --William Bloys, in "Meditations upon the xlii. New International Version. John Gill’s Commentary of the Whole Bible: Psalm 149. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand; 149:6-9 Some of God's servants of old were appointed to execute vengeance according to his word. Psalm 147:11,“The LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love..” What makes God delightful? Psalm 40 Commentary Blessed. Psalms 149:5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Psa 149:7 - to execute vengeance on the nations and punishments on the peoples, Tools. 5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Psalm 149:6. Psalm 149:7. Were there no historical evidence of the truth of Christianity, were there no well established miracles, still I should believe that the religion propagated by the fishermen of Galilee is divine. Sing unto the Lord a new song. The Hebrew hath it, In his makers, to show the Trinity of persons concurring in the work both of creation and regeneration. The Lord takes pleasure in his people; they should rejoice in Him. 7:14] Psalm 149:6: Psalm 149:6: Heb ... Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. Ed Jarrett Why We Should "Lean Not on … (d) He alludes to that continual rest and quietness which they should have if they would suffer God to rule them. "Let the brother of low degree rejoice (or glory) in that he is exalted," James 1:9. (d) He alludes to that continual rest and quietness which they should have if they would suffer God to rule them. Even in their quietest retreats let them burst into song; when no one hears them, let them sing aloud unto God. Psalm", 1632. Let the saints be joyful in glory In the glory put upon them now, being beautified with salvation; in the righteousness of Christ on them, and the grace of Christ in them, which makes them all glorious within; and in the glory they expect to have hereafter, both upon their bodies and souls, and in the hope of that, ( Romans 5:2) . He who has a "new song in his mouth" is ever stronger, both to suffer and to labour, than the man who has a dumb spirit and a hymnless heart. Because affliction is often a proof of God's love. Nay, it is with tears of humble gratitude that I tell of the goodness of the Lord. Psalms 149:5 Context. PSALM 149. Related Commentaries for Psalm 148. A. At what time soever God is pleased to inspire his grace and comfort into us, we ought to rejoice therein, and by night on the bed to seek him whom our soul loveth; abridging that time of rest and ease, that it may become as beneficial unto us as the day itself. A Commentary on the Psalms (Kregel Exegetical Library, 3 Volumes) by Allen Ross $$$ Allen Ross has written a masterful three-volume commentary on the Psalter. They did not do it from personal revenge or earthly politics, but in obedience to God's command. 1 Praise ye the Lord. On beds of death, and at the scaffold and the stake, joy and glory have been kindled in the hearts of Christ's faithful witnesses. What a blessing to have our beds made into thrones, and our retirements turned into triumphs! Words in boxes are from the Bible. 149:5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their {d} beds. Psalms 149:5. Psalm 149:5-6 resume the call to praise begun in verses 1-3 and summon the faithful to “exult” and “sing for joy,” with the “high praises of God in their throats.” But in the middle of verse 6 comes a radical and disturbing shift in the tenor of the psalm. The high praises of God are in their throat and a two-edged sword is in their hand: 7. The tone is that of Psalms 109:1-31; though the expressions used are less fierce. Let the saints be joyful in glory. If confined by sickness let them joy in God. (1) Praising Yahweh with a new song. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Please choose a verse from Psalm 149. The merciful shall rejoice in glory; they shall shout for joy upon their couches. Font Size. But David is telling us that only those who choose the first option – trusting the Lord – will be blessed – or enviable. 10:60; 14:4, 5, vid., Grimm in loc.)). Because their Lord has passed through death. Verse 5. He covers each Psalm in a user-friendly format that teaches the Psalms instructively. 149:1-5 New mercies continually demand new songs of praise, upon earth and in heaven. Psalm 149:3. In their glorious estate by Christ, notwithstanding their present poverty. Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. A "new song" on account of a new deliverance (comp. And we’re supposed to take it from David – he’s been there! 149:6 The peaceful attitude of Ps. Psalms 149:2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. “There is no heaven, either in this world, or the w… It is more profitable to meditate on Divine truths, applying them to our own cases, and with hearts lifted to God in prayer, than with a curious or disputing frame of mind. Verse 5. (Compare Ps 96:1). Words in brackets, ( ), are not in the *Hebrew Bible. 4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation. Psalms 149:5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. In their glorious estate by Christ, notwithstanding their present poverty. 5. Study the Bible King James Version Psalms 149:5. Now in prosperity he gives thanks for the blessings he doth receive. Scottish Psalter Bay Psalm Book. 6. Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Hengstenberg. Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary. Psa 149:6. --Simon de Muis. Singet dem HERRN ein neues Lied; die Gemeinde der Heiligen soll ihn loben. Commentary on Psalm 149:6-9 (Read Psalm 149:6-9) Some of God's servants of old were appointed to execute vengeance according to his word. Try it for 30 days FREE. He did not then only meditate in the law of God, when he could not take any rest (as Ahasuerus had the book of the records of the Chronicles read before him, when he could not sleep); for now he might lie down in peace, and sleep, when God made him to dwell in safety. Let them praise his name with dancing, making melody to him with tambourine and lyre. Christ, who is himself the way, and in whom we must walk as our way, has also shown us the same way that is here prescribed, Mt. Bible Commentaries / The Treasury of David / Psalm / Psalm 149; Share Tweet. they shout for joy upon their beds, upon which they have hitherto poured forth their complaints over the present (cf. Praise the LORD: These words are both a declaration and an encouragement of praise to Yahweh. In time of affliction he made his bed to swim, praying unto the Lord to return and deliver his soul. Because praise offered upon a bed of sickness is a testimony to the power of religion. To execute vengeance upon the nations, castigations upon the peoples: 8. Psalm 148 Psalm 150 Psalm 149:5-7 New International Version (NIV) 5 Let his faithful people rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds. 3 Sie sollen loben seinen Namen im Reigen, mit Pauken und Harfen sollen sie ihm spielen. Psalm 149:4: Psalm 149:5: See Job 35:10; Psalm 149:5: Ps. Commentary on Psalm 149 View Bible Text . 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. First 30-days on us! Cromwell's Ironsides were sneeringly called Psalm singers; but God's Psalm singers are always Ironsides. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. 149:5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their d beds. The people of the East sat on couches in their private parties, banquets, etc., as well as reposed on them during night. Commentary on Psalm 19:11-14 (Read Psalm 19:11-14) God's word warns the wicked not to go on in his wicked way, and warns the righteous not to turn from his good way. Let the saints be joyful in glory; let them sing aloud upon their beds. Religion makes our comforts sweet, and our crosses easy, life truly valuable, and death itself truly desirable. Saints in a future state are on beds; the grave is a bed, where their flesh rests in hope; and the bosom and arms of Jesus are the bed in which their souls rest; and where they are, not in a state of insensibility and inactivity, but are walking and talking, and singing aloud the praises of electing, redeeming, and calling grace, Isaiah 57:1. Psalm 149:5. -- C.A.D. And the children of Zion have not only to bless the God who made them, but to rejoice in him, as having created them in Christ Jesus unto good works, and formed them saints as … John Trapp Complete Commentary. AMP. For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with victory. Gordon Churchyard. Psalms 149. Let them rejoice in this; let them shout and triumph over this. Related Commentaries for Psalm 149. 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.