[Preface] [Introduction] [Index]
- If this psalm had been in
the first book rather than the second book, instead of
"God" in verse one, you would have expected to
find what word?
- Do verses 1-5 describe a
time of guilt, peace, victory, or persecution?
- What is it that the psalmist
desires? (verses 6-8)
- From whom does he expect
this to come? (give a verse reference to support your
- What is meant by the phrase,
"Destroy, O lord, and divide their tongue"?
(verse 9; cf, Genesis 10:35, 11:1-9, and Isaiah 19:3)
- To what city does David
refer, and who went "about it upon the walls
thereof"? (verses 9-10, cf. verse 3)
- Compare verses 12-14 with
Psalm 41:9. Who might have been the "familiar
friend"? (cf. II Samuel 15:12, 31)
- What is the significance of
going "down alive into Sheol"? (Note the first
part of verse 15 as well as Numbers 16: 31-33)
- Is it wrong to repeatedly
ask God for the same favor? (Cite a verse in this psalm
to support your answer, as well as any passages in the
New Testament that you might think of)
- In whom is there no change?
- On verse 23, compare Prov. 10:27.