A Psalm of David, when he changed his behaviour before Abimelech; who drove him away, and he departed.
I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my
My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof,
and be glad.||
O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together.||
I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.||
They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not
This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his
The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and
O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in
|34:9 O fear the LORD, ye his saints:
for there is no want to them that fear him.||
(34:9a) "O fear the Lord."|
Should we fear God?
"They that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing ...
There is no want to them that fear him."
Those who are poor or hungry just aren't seeking God enough.
The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD
shall not want any good thing.
Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see
Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.||
(34:13-14) "Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it."
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto
The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the
remembrance of them from the earth.||
"To cut off the remembrance of them from the earth"
Does hell exist?
The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all
The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as
be of a contrite spirit.||
Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out
of them all.||
(34:19) "Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out
of them all."|
Nothing bad ever happens to righteous folks.
He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.
Evil shall slay the
wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.||
(34:21) "Evil shall slay the
Do evildoers prosper?
The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust
in him shall be desolate.