Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. 5-9 Let true lovers break out in praise, sing out from wherever they’re sitting, Shout the high praises of God, brandish their swords in the wild sword-dance—. that the *Jews fought, or even a Christian war. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible. So the Psalm ends upon its key-note, — “Hallelujah.” “Praise ye the Lord.’ Now let us turn to the 5th chapter of the Gospel according to Matthew, and see what we have to rejoice in there. "beds" means here. Psalm 149 “He will beautify the meek with salvation” There is a new television reality series called EXTREME MAKE OVER. upon their beds. Psalm 1121). They are very strong, so people cannot get away from them. It is a psalm of triumph in the God of Israel, and over the enemies of Israel. As I ponder the words of this chorus 40 years later, I understand the depth of this song. musical instrument ~ something that makes music when you Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. Read Matthew 19:28 at the top of this psalm. Verse 8: The chains of iron are something to tie people up prayer ~ you say a *prayer when you speak to God. Bible students do not know who wrote this psalm. tambourine ~ a *musical instrument that you hit or *shake. The long streams of the Psalms end in glorious cascades of hallelujahs. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. use. rejoice . and obey God. with. The word "*judge" 4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation. PSALMS 149 Other translations - previous - next - meaning - Psalms - BM Home - Full Page PSALM 149. hallelujah!Sing to jehovah a new song, sing his praise in the congregation of the saints. At the end of time, it will happen. "His people" is "chesidim" in Hebrew. That is when God will have vengeance on his enemies. how the early Church described all Christians. 149:6-9 Some of God's servants of old were appointed to execute vengeance according to his word. Here, the sword has two sharp edges. very, very good; only God is really holy. right before we go to sleep. The psalm is a regular part of Jewish, … It is a complete circle of praise. His two-edged sword, his word, in your hand. The song starts on a lofty summit with an invocation to praise the Lord and sing a new song. punish ~ hurt someone because they have not obeyed the sin ~ not to obey God; or what you do when you do not obey Psalms in Hebrew. means "decide how to *punish them". What does this verse really mean? It is believed to have been written near the time David came to be recognized as the king over all the tribes of Israel, and the psalm expresses David’s heart for the nation in both war and peace. Jesus will come back to the earth. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. "I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever." The land where he lives with his It also makes us look at when Jesus will come back to the earth. tribe ~ a large group of people from the same family. and their children. Psalm 149 NIV - Praise the LORD. In the Old Testament are temporal and earthly promises. fast many times. (Jah is *Hebrew "Vengeance" means "to hurt (or punish) people because they have 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. Let them praise his name in the dance; with timbrel and harp let them sing praises to him. Psalms 149:2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. The Hebrew word for * Sing to Jehovah a new song;+ Praise him in the congregation of the loyal ones.+ this verse reminds us to praise him & sing to him. "his people" or "*saints" is "chesidim". some of the verses about Christian war in Something to do. people. Psalm. that they are very great". Therefore, let all the new creatures of God sing it from their hearts. Read 3 He heals o the brokenhearted. Probably it was penned upon occasion of some victory which Israel was blessed and honoured with. Psalm 149 is the 149th psalm of the Book of Psalms, a hymn as the book's penultimate piece. And the honour intended for all the saints of God, consists in their triumphs over the enemies of their salvation. Hebrew ~ the language that the Jews spoke; they wrote the 149 Praise Jah! 3 Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and harp. Verse 1: The word "*hallelujah" means hallelujah ~ say that the *LORD is great. Psalms 149:1 Praise ye the LORD. It is St. Augustine’s sermon on the meaning of this psalm. He gives them a safe country to live in. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. "Praise the Lord. Psalms 149:7. written in EasyEnglish Level A (1200 words). people". Probably it was penned upon occasion of some victory which Israel was blessed and honoured with. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. “Ye saints of the Lord; as round him ye stand. Tuesday. shake ~ move from one side to another and back again very The word "*saints" is Psalms 149:8. "*saints", some translate it "God’s people". "*praise the *LORD". There was an old song previous to this new one, — in the 148 th Psalm, — the Psalm for sun and moon and stars, for deeps and dragons, for old men and maidens, and so on; but this is a Psalm for saints, so it is “a new song” for the new creation. people is also holy. Let their spirits seem to rise even beyond grace up to the anticipation of glory: “Let the saints be joyful in glory.”. 149:9c Psalms 146-150 all begin and end with "Hallelujah," a Piel imperative of "praise," or an abbreviation of YHWH. God is teaching us to joyfully praise him - and . Psalm 149 - King James VersionPraise to God for His Salvation and Judgment; Sing to the Lord a New Song! *Hallelujah! God has often used some people to *punish other, bad, Jew ~ a person who is born from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob That is when God will have vengeance on his enemies. It is the study of what happens at the end of the rules. There is Psalms 149:6. the people that have accepted God’s kind love. God will use Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and harp. There was an old song previous to this new one, — in the 148th Psalm, — the Psalm for sun and moon and stars, for deeps and dragons, for old men and maidens, and so on; but this is a Psalm for saints, so it is “a new song” for the new creation. It also makes us look at when Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: This is the best and highest form of creation, — the making, not only of men, but of men of God, the making of Israels, the making of prevailing princes. Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their king. It is a war with *prayer and love instead of guns and knives. The old man has an old song, the new man a new song. means "decide if people are good or bad". It and p binds up their wounds. Notice that this psalm begins and ends with the same phrase, “Praise ye the LORD.” In the first three verses of this chapter, the people of God are called upon to praise and rejoice in the Lord. Look in Psalm 120 about the covenant. judge ~ a judge says who is right and who is wrong; or, to Psalms 149:1. 1 Praise ye the LORD. Verse 9: God decided many centuries ago what to do to his world. 149; 150; Psalm 144 – War and Peace. And they do not Praise the LORD. “My God, O king”: David, … That is, let them repeat the joy of Israel at the Red Sea, when Miriam “took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances; and Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously.” So, O ye children of God, let the praises of your God and King ring out as with the music of the timbrel and harp. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. covenant ~ two people have agreed what each should do When I was a teen, the above chorus was a song we often sang at youth group meetings. To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. people. The kingdoms of Canaan had not oppressed Israel. They did not do it from personal revenge or earthly politics, but in obedience to God's command. for *LORD.). "*Praise" means "tell someone Psalm 149:9 Translation & Meaning. verses to find what a "*holy war" includes for Christians: chain ~ something strong to tie people up with. And the honour intended for all the saints of God, consists in their triumphs over the enemies of their salvation. Verse 6: A sword is a very long, sharp knife that soldiers ; Let Israel rejoice in his Maker; let the sons of Zion exult in their King. Here, God agrees to love and give help to his people. enemies. Read the following The *Jews spoke the Hebrew language. He Heals the Brokenhearted. Some Bible students think that Psalm 149 is not only about a war It is They agree to love Psalms 149:4-5. But at the end of time, this is what the Bible tells us. Verse 5: Bible students are not sure what the word do whatever (God) decided should happen to them. A portent of vengeance on the God-defying nations, a signal that punishment’s coming, Their kings chained and hauled off to jail, God’s people, the *Jews, won. But some translations of Psalm 149 also use the word "eschatology". But if his delights are with the sons of men, surely the sons of men should have their delights in him: “For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people.”. God. know when they wrote it. Psalm 149 The foregoing psalm was a hymn of praise to the Creator; this is a hymn of praise to the Redeemer. is his *covenant name. The war that Christians fight is not with guns O soldiers of Christ, army of the living God, this is the battle you have to fight; be this your victory, too! 2 The L ord m builds up Jerusalem; he n gathers the outcasts of Israel. By the restoration from Babylon, Israel had been appropriated anew in this special character; made or constituted a nation. agree with someone). people with. It is the study of what happens at the end of the world. Psalm 149. and knives. What is there in us to give him any pleasure? *prayer when you speak to God. Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. Similar to Psalm 96 and Psalm 98, Psalm 149 calls to praise God in music and dance, because he has chosen his people and helped them to victory. Let them rejoice that their Maker reigns, that he rules over them, and that he rules over all things: “Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.”. saints ~ people that have received God’s love; his people. He will beautify the meek with salvation. Psalm 149:1-9. Psalms 149:9. God taketh pleasure in all his children as Jacob loved all his sons; but the meek are his Josephs, and upon these he puts the coat of many colours, beautifying them with peace, content, joy, holiness, and influence. Let them sing aloud upon their beds. It is St. Augustine’s sermon on the meaning of this psalm. Psalms 149:2. Verses 5-6. What if I hadn't been a Christian? It is a psalm of triumph in the God of Israel, and over the enemies of Israel. It Psalm 149 1 Psalm 149 1 Praise the LORD. Study Psalm 149 using Charles H. Spurgeon’s Treasury of David to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. (here, God and his people). To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; So they had to do in those old times: but we, happily, have not to do so now, except it be in a spiritual sense that, with the sword of God’s Word we are to cut down the idols of the heathen, and subdue the nations to our King. Psalms 149:3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. This is a Hallelujah Psalm; it begins with, “Praise ye the Lord,” and finishes in the same way. Psalm 149 tends to run in two directions down the same mountain. This exposition consisted of readings from Psalms 149.; and Matthew 5:1-12. says, "The *saints will *judge the world". Their horrible immoralities had incurred the wrath of God, and Israel was God's instrument of their punishment. Praise ye the LORD. Psalms 149:3. Psalm 149 – The High Praises of God and a Two-Edged Sword 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 … vengeance ~ to hurt people because they have hurt other Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the saints. 4 He q determines the number of the stars; 5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud . To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; Reading the passage in a gospel sense, we lead men captives in the bonds of love that are stronger than fetters of iron. Psalms 149:2. agree. A *covenant is when two people (or groups of people) Christian war is not with guns and swords. This publication is Psalm 149, NKJV. This is how (God will make) his people feel important. Psalm 149. 147 i Praise the L ord! "*LORD" is a special name for God. Psalms 149:4. To victory he raises, and crowns you with joy.”. say who is right and who is wrong. Some Bible students translate it Psalms 149:2 The Maker of nations. ◄ Psalm 149:1 ► Praise ye the LORD. If they be sick, or if they lie awake at night, or if they have enjoyed sweet rest, let them not fail to praise God for it: “Let them sing aloud upon their beds.”. LORD ~ the *covenant name for God (in a *covenant you Here is the most beautiful interpretation of Psalm 149, much better than any I could sum up for you. Some Bible students think that Psalm 149 is not only about a war that the *Jews fought, or even a Christian war. All this happened after the *exile. He gives his people good food. Bible students call this "eschatology". Verse 3: The harp and the tambourine make music. Bible students think that the *psalmist wrote Psalm 147 after the *exile. One of the poetical versions of this Psalm rightly renders this verse, —. To sound his high praises your voices employ! more about things that make music in Psalm 150 in this set. Praise the LORD. (Read Psalm 149:6-9) Some of God's servants of old were appointed to execute vengeance according to his word. really means "people that have accepted God’s kind love". it is the 12 *disciples who will give the help. Chapter 149 The foregoing psalm was a hymn of praise to the Creator; this is a hymn of praise to the Redeemer. sword ~ a long, sharp knife that soldiers use to fight "*saints". throne ~ a special seat that a king sits on. praise ~ to say how great someone is; or, words that say hurt other people". Psalm 92:2b TLB is a related verse that says: Every evening . Here In this series they select certain individuals who feel they are in need cosmetic help and attempt to make them beautiful. The people of … hit it (cymbals, drum), blow in it (flute, trumpet, horn, shofar) or touch it You say a DISCUSSION QUESTIONS. Many of these are in Psalm 150 in Book 5 of The This psalm has the title A Psalm of David. Sing to the LORD a new - Bible Gateway. A meek and quiet spirit is called "an ornament", and certainly it is "the beauty of holiness." Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand; But let it be a spiritual sword, that two-edged sword of God’s Word which will cut through coats of mail; and as they wield it, let them ever rest satisfied that victory shall surely be theirs. That is what safe *borders means. His praise is in the Church of the Saints Psalm 149:1. Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of his faithful people. "Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King." how great someone is. For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: Then, should not they take pleasure in him? The Old Testament is an old song, the New Testament a new song. One after another these jubilant notes roll out, as in Handel’s magnificent Hallelujah Chorus. If they are bad, it also Psalms of David. Many times I look back through the years and think, "what if?" prayed. Praise ye the LORD. They use it in verses 1, 5 and 9 where we have "his It may be something that people knelt on when they They did not do it from personal revenge or earthly politics, but in obedience to God's command. Paul, in 1 Corinthians 6:2 If he looks upon them with divine delight, should not they look up to him with adoring gratitude? Psalms 149:5. Psalm 149 in this set of psalms explains what the *exile was. Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. Let the saints be joyful in glory: Let them glory in God, and be joyful in him. This is because he is there. 149:9b The victory brought by YHWH will bring honor to the covenant people (cf. Therefore, let all the new creatures of God sing it from their hearts. Psalm 149 is one of the “final Hallel,” those five songs of praise that conclude the Psalter — five, perhaps, to match the five “books” of the Psalter, those in turn matching the five books of Moses. The vengeance spoken of here was not Israel's vengeance but God's, as evidenced by its having been written (Psalms 149:9). Psalm 149 also calls to be ready to fight. 3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. in a quiet way (harp, lyre). Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. The first verse of the psalm calls to praise in singing, "Sing a new song unto the Lord". What does Psalm 149 mean? his people to give him help! This short psalm is a calling-out for praise to the Lord. For j it is good to sing praises to our God; for k it is pleasant, 1 and l a song of praise is fitting. Jerusalem is also called Zion. in all God's faithfulness. Psalms 149:1. Perhaps it was before a war, or after a war which It was a psalm for the new *temple. holy ~ all good with no bad in it; separate from *sin; The expression seems to refer rather to the selection and constitution of Israel as the people of Jehovah than to the act of creation. [] Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of the saints2 Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. Bible students call this