PSALMS 108 Other translations - previous - next - meaning - Psalms - BM Home - Full Page PSALM 108. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Into Idumea I shall stretch forth my shoe; aliens be made friends to me. The *exile was when many *Jews became *prisoners-of-war in Babylon. In honour of that victory the Psalmist warrior may have penned the words in Psalms 60:8 , "Over Edom will I cast my shoe." The psalmist encourages himself to praise the Lord for mercies he had received, Psalm 108:1-5.He prays for the Divine succor, Psalm 108:6; and encourages the people to expect their restoration, and the enjoyment of all their former privileges and possessions, Psalm 108:7-13. “Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe; over Philistia will I … --James Anderson's Note to Calvin on Isaiah 60:1-12 . We read that "David smote the Philistines and subdued them" ( 2 Samuel 8:1 ), even as he hath smitten Edom and filled it with his garrisons. My heart, O God, is steadfast; I will sing and make music with all my soul. But it may be inquired on what occasion Judas could have so prayed, that his prayer was turned into sin. 1 A Song. What did God mean by Psalm 108:9 "upon Edom I cast my shoe;"? Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I east out my shoe. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. This was an ancient Jewish custom. New Living Translation. As this office was servile, so the vessels employed for this purpose were a mean part of household stuff. David overthrew their army in the "Valley of Salt", and his general, Joab, following up the victory, destroyed nearly the whole male population ( 1 Kings 11:15-16 ), and placed Jewish garrisons in all the strongholds of Edom ( 2 Samuel 8:13-14 ). (But Moab is my washbowl. Call him not so, but call him His Blasphemy! Verse 9. Verse 9. To get what Psalm 108:9 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. For great is your love, higher than the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies. The citation is being passed around the Internet as a rallying cry against President Obama. Edom, descendant of him who despised his birthright, is deprived of his independence; -- for "flinging a shoe" was a sign of the transference of a prior claim on land. Moab and Edom were to be reduced to a state of lowest vassalage to the people of God. Moab is my washpot; Upon Edom will I cast my shoe; Over Philistia will I shout. ; Awake, O psaltery and harp! The enemies specified in Psalm 108:9-13 are Moab, Edom, and Philistia (with the emphasis on Edom). Let the redeemed of the LORD tell their story— those he redeemed from the hand of the foe, those he gathered from the lands, from east and west, from north and south. Awake, harp and lyre! Proud member {108:10} Nutantes transferantur filii eius, et mendicent: et eiiciantur de habitationibus suis. The R.V. A Psalm of David.O #Ps. A prisoner-of-war is somebody that is in prison in a war. A psalm of David. Psalm 108:8 Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Judah is my lawgiver; Psalm 108:9 Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I … Perhaps the controversial one is Psalm 87:4 because "Philistia" is used even though the context seems to be listing and referring to geographical locations. I will praise you, O jehovah, amongst the peoples; and I will sing praises to you amongst the nations. I will awake in the morning. When, therefore, it is said, "Moab is my washing pot", the complete and servile subjection of Moab to David is strongly marked. In Psalm 108 Psalm 108:9 Meaning “ How beautiful are thy feet with shoes , O prince's daughter ! English Standard Version. Moab, who had enticed Israel to impurity, is made a vessel for its purifying. It is clear that in Psalm 60:8, Psalm 83:7, and Psalm 108:9, "פּלשׁת" is referring to the nationality (the people). Absolutely identical with Psalms 60:5; but with a change in the connection which give the words a somewhat different bearing. Over Edom will I cast my shoe. 4 For your steadfast love is great above the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. 1A song. In the Greek Septuagint version of the Bible, and in the Latin Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 108 in a slightly different numbering system. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Update: I assume when God throws a shoe, God don't miss like the guy sho threw shoes at Bush. Edom, descendant of him who despised his birthright, is deprived of his independence; - for "flinging a shoe" was a sign of the transference of a prior claim on land. Some wandered in desert wastelands, finding no way to a city where they could settle. Psalm 106:33 Or against his spirit, / and rash words came from his lips; Psalm 107:3 Hebrew north and the sea; Psalm 107:29 Dead Sea Scrolls; Masoretic Text / their waves; Psalm 108:1 In Hebrew texts 108:1-13 is numbered 108:2-14. 1 decade ago. Moab, who had enticed Israel to impurity, is made a vessel for its purifying. Psalm 108:9, NLT : "But Moab, my washbasin, will become my servant, and I will wipe my feet on Edom and shout in triumph over Philistia.'" I will awake the dawn! See 2 Samuel 8:2 1 Chronicles 18:1-2 , 12-13. I will praise you, LORD, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples. “There’s a hilarious new meme in the wingnut sectors of the internet,” Gawker announced:. Psalms 108:9. Psalms 109:8 says, 'Let his days be few; and let another take his office.' The office of washing the feet was in the East commonly performed by slaves, and the meanest of the family, as appears from what Abigail said to David when he took her to wife, "Behold, let thine handmaid be a servant to wash the feet of the servants of my lord", 1 Samuel 25:41 ; and from the fact of our Saviour washing his disciples' feet, to give them an example of humility, John 8:5 . Ruth 4:7. I will sing and make melody with all my being! The word nipthr, used in this last passage, signifies in general a washing pot, and is put for the word podoniptron, the term which the Greeks, in strict propriety of speech, applied to a vessel for washing the feet. Favorite Answer. The grandson of Herod the Great, and son of Aristobulus and Bernice. His Holiness? "Moab [is] my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe; over Philistia will I triumph." And may they be cast out of their dwelling places. --William Kay. It is noted for containing some of the most severe curses in the Bible , such as verses 12 and 13 . O god, my heart is prepared; I will sing and utter a psalm, even my glory is prepared. This is expressed, not by comparing Moab to a slave who performs the lowest offices, as presenting to his master the basin for washing his feet, but by comparing him to the mean utensil itself. AMP. σαν. Moab, who had enticed Israel to impurity, is made a vessel for its purifying. -- "Rays from the East. A psalm of David. BOOK V Psalms 107–150 - Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. Moab is my washpot. Ruth 4:7 . Edom, descendant of him who despised his birthright, is deprived of his independence; -- for "flinging a shoe" was a sign of … Nor was he disappointed, for "the Moabites became David's servants and brought him gifts" ( 2 Samuel 8:2 ). {108:9} Fiant filii eius orphani: et uxor eius vidua. And I shall throw my shoes at Edom; and Philistia shall be made subject to me.) “Moab is My washbowl; Over Edom I will throw My shoe [to show Edom is Mine]; Over Philistia I will shout [in triumph].”. Assurance of God’s Victory over EnemiesA Song. His Impudence! Psalms 108:9 "Moab [is] my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe; over Philistia will I triumph." Psalms 108:9. Verse 9. During the last few days, Psalm 109:8, a Bible verse in the form of a “prayer for Obama,” has topped the Google trends chart: “May his days be few; may another take his office.” Lv 4. Psalm 108:9, NASB: "'Moab is My washbowl; Over Edom I shall throw My shoe; Over Philistia I will shout aloud.'" This would mean, ‘I will take possession of Edom,’ in allusion to an oriental custom of taking possession of land by casting the shoe upon it; but the first explanation agrees best with the context. Under the leadership of the Almighty, he felt so secure of conquering even fierce Edom itself that he looks upon it as a mere slave, over which he could exult with impunity. NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: 108:1-6 1 My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul. Cindy. 3I will praise you, LORD, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples. Edom was a country greatly opposed to David and all of God's people. Identical with … My heart is steadfast, O God! Lib. Gataker and Le Clerc illustrate this text from an anecdote related by Herodotus, concerning Amasis, king of Egypt, who expressed the meanness of his own origin by comparing himself to a pot for washing the feet in, (Herod. This nation had shown no friendly spirit to the Israelites, but had continually viewed them as a detested rival, therefore they were to be subdued and made subject to David's throne. Psalm 108:9. David had done so in his youth, and he is all the more sure of doing it again. Moab is My washbasin; upon Edom [My slave] My shoe I cast [to be cleaned]; over Philistia I shout [in triumph]. How does he look upon His foes? We think too much of God's foes and talk of them with too much respect. What are he and his cardinals, and his legates, but the image and incarnation of Antichrist, to be in due time cast with the beast and the false prophet into the lake of fire? A psalm of David. 5 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Bible students think that Psalm 108 thanks God for the end of the *exile. Psalms 108:7, Psalms 108:8. As men wash their feet after a long journey, and so are revived, so vanquished difficulties serve to refresh us: we use Moab for a washpot. Verse 9. This somewhat difficult expression may be thus explained. Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I east out my shoe. The enemies with whom we battled in our youth are yet alive, and we shall have more brushes with them before we die, but, blessed be God, we are by no means dismayed at the prospect, for we expect to triumph over them even more easily than aforetime. This Psalm is compounded of two Psalms which we have had already under review. ", Verse 9. Awake, harp and lyre!I will awaken the da Psalm 108#In Hebrew texts 108:1-13 is numbered 108:2-14.A song. Shishak I Sheshonk I., king of Egypt. (A Song or Psalm of David.) Completely identical with Psalms 60:6, Psalms 60:7. Verse 9. It may be that the old foe, subdued earlier in David’s day, rose again and Israel must defeat her again. Porter in, "Smith's Dictionary of the Bible.". The one was to be like a pot or tub fit only for washing the feet in, while the other was to be like the domestic slave standing by to receive the sandals thrown to him by the person about to perform his ablutions, that he might first put them by in a safe place, and then come and wash his master's feet. My heart, O God, is steadfast;I will sing and make music with all my soul. {108:9} May his sons be orphans, and his wife a widow. God hath spoken, etc. Over Philistia will I triumph. B. Psalm 108:6-13 is taken from Psalm 60:5-12. Who is this hope of Rome? 2 Awake, O harp and lyre! - William Kay. Answer Save. I will awaken the dawn. Psalm 108 - A song. WORD AND PHRASE STUDY. Psalm 108:9 … BRG. Moab is my washpot. - -J.L. Psalm 108:7 God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth. 57:8–11Awake, lute and h We ought never to fear those who are defending the wrong side, for since God is not with them their wisdom is folly, their strength is weakness, and their glory is their shame. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. A. Psalm 108:1-5 is taken from Psalm 57:7-11. I will awaken the dawn. O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. For prayer is not righteous except through Christ, whom he sold in his atrocious sin: but the prayer which is not made through Christ, not only cannot blot out sin, but is itself turned into sin. His Profanity! Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast my shoe. His reign was one of great national success, and a record of his wars... Agrippa I. Over Edom will I cast out my shoe. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Introduction. A Song, a Psalm of David. over Philistia will I triumph] Or, will I shout in triumph. My heart, O God, is steadfast; I will sing and make music with all my soul. A Psalm of David. Psalm 108 shows us that we can and should use the words of Scripture as our present prayers and praises, suitable to our present situation. 6 Answers. Relevance. It shall be as the floor upon which the bather throws his sandals, it shall lie beneath his foot, subject to his will and altogether his own. AMPC. David had a small amount of love for Moab, since Ruth was a Moabite woman. of the joints of thy thighs are like jewels , the work of the hands of a cunning workman .” He claims by faith the victory, and regards his powerful enemy with contempt. Psalm 108 In Hebrew texts 108:1-13 is numbered 108:2-14. 2. c. 172). All rights reserved. 3 I will give thanks to you, O LORD, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations. Salem Media Group. Psalms 108 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written. By the aid of God's Spirit we can both pray ourselves up to praise, or praise the Lord till we get into a fit frame for prayer. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Moab will be conquered and made to serve David. 57:7–11God, my heart is steadfast;I will sing and give praise, even with my glory.#Ps. He had not entered yet into its rock built fortresses, but since the Lord was with him he felt sure that he would do so. The Roman emperor Caligula m... To Get the Full List of Definitions: Sign Up or Login renders, Upon Edom will I cast my shoe. 2Awake, harp and lyre! An anti-Obama bumper-sticker slogan which seems to urge people to pray for an end to the President’s days (in office?). Psalm 108:9 (WYC) Moab is the cauldron of mine hope. Moab is my washbasin, on Edom I toss my sandal; over Philistia I shout in triumph." {108:10} May his sons be carried by those who walk unsteadily, and may they go begging. This reading gives a good and simple sense, and may possibly be the original reading. C. For the exegetical details see the full notes online at Psalms 57 and 60. But Moab, my washbasin, will become my servant, and I will wipe my feet on Edom and shout in triumph over Philistia.”. Sometimes we must climb to praise by the ladder of prayer, and at other times we must bless God for the past in order to be able in faith to plead for the present and the future. Edom was proud, but David throws his slipper at it; its capital was high, but he casts his sandal over it; it was strong, but he hurls his shoe at it as the gage of battle. ; his love endures forever numbered 108:2-14 of great national success, and his wife widow! 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