psalm 42:5 meaning

Deuteronomy 32:15 "But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked-- You are grown fat, thick, and sleek-- Then he forsook God who made him, And scorned the Rock of his salvation. I would not leave my post; I felt I had something to do. (Spurgeon), Remember that the psalmist's command to HOPE does not mean, cross your fingers & hope it comes to pass. it is but the name. When God restores His captive people, Let Jacob rejoice, let Israel be glad. Jeremiah 5:22 'Do you not fear Me?' Selah. God helped Elijah deal with his despondency in several ways. countenance; (Psalms 42 - Ray Stedman Expository Studies), FOR THE HELP OF HIS PRESENCE: (Ps 44:3 Ps 91:15,16 Nu 6:26 Mt 1:23 Mt 28:20), Young's Literal has "The salvation of my countenance -- My God! But, first, what is it to be "cast down?" I often feel as though my religious life had only just begun and that I am in the kindergarten age. So the psalmist is far from home and feels that he is therefore also far from God. . Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. Disturbed (01993) (hamah) conveys the root meaning of to cry out, to make a loud noise, or be turbulent. 2 Samuel 10:11 He said, "If the Arameans are too strong for me, then you shall help me, but if the sons of Ammon are too strong for you, then I will come to help you. We may stand amid the wreck of our earthly hopes. Now the Lord sends afflictions for a special purpose; and this special purpose is, to cast down the soul, that he himself may have the honor of raising it up. Therefore, instead of looking at the past glumly as something I have lost, I will look to it as a foretaste of the many good things yet to come. Yachal - 40 verses in the OT and rendered in NAS as delay(1), have hope(2), hope(13), hoped(1), wait(13), wait expectantly(2), waited(7), waste time(1). Hope In Ps 42:4, the psalmist had lost his joy which led to the Spirit inspired, soul reviving principle recorded in Psalm 42:5: “Why are you in DESPAIR (cast down, depressed), O my soul? To search out the causes of our sorrow is often the best surgery for grief. Snatch from the altars of the future fire-brands with which to kindle the altar of to-day. Psalm 9:14-note That I may tell of all Your praises, That in the gates of the daughter of Zion I may rejoice in Your salvation. Praise is the greatest medicine for a broken heart. Psalm 149:4-note For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the afflicted ones with salvation. Piper answers "That's a good question, and I'm not sure that I know the answer because the roots go back beyond my consciousness. of humiliation; yet no true reason of dejection: because there is Clearly he is explaining that once "hope" settles into his soul and heart, words of praise come from his heart and out of his lips as praise. Amen (2Th 2:16-17), Below is a link to the great hymn BLESSED ASSURANCE by Fanny Crosby who was physically blind (certainly a reason to be downcast), but by God’s grace she was enabled to spiritually see into the future & to describe our BLESSED HOPE (Titus 2:13) with the beautiful words "WATCHING AND WAITING, looking above, filled with His goodness, lost in His love". In a word, whatever be the source of sorrow that casts down the soul, from the present trouble and present affliction there will be almost necessarily many an anxious glance towards the future, many a watching whether the cloud gives any indication of dispersion, many fears lest the thunder-storm, whose roar we hear in the horizon, and the flashes of which we perceive afar off, will not approach nearer and nearer, and burst wholly upon us. Like Elijah, they wanted to die (1 Ki. The center of the meeting was prayer, and it was okay to come late or leave early, as needed. The psalmist praised God for "the help of His countenance." For believers the PERSON is Jesus our HOPE (1 Ti 1:1) and the EVENT is His Second Coming (Titus 2:13) which includes the consummation of our salvation and our "adoption as sons, the redemption of our body" (glorification - Ro 8:23). Yeshua may be used in everyday life free of theological overtones at a well Moses saved daughters of Reuel (Ex 2:17) but generally has strong religious meaning. Psalm 119:49-note Remember the word to Your servant, In which You have made me hope. Therefore they have lost the abundance it produced. Perhaps you have asked the same thing. DeHaan, Finding New Hope (Read: 1 Kings 19:1-18) - "Why are you cast down, O my soul? Mark 6:26 And although the king was very sorry, yet because of his oaths and because of his dinner guests, he was unwilling to refuse her. Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance” (Ps. A woman who was widowed for the second time felt the loss deeply. Affirming his confident HOPE IN GOD Job asked “If a man dies, will he live again? "Why then, are you cast down? Anne Ortlund - Parts of your life will be good, maybe even wonderful. is it not so? Brenton's English of the Greek (Septuagint): (SEE COMMENTS BELOW) Wherefore art thou very sad (perilupos = afflicted beyond measure, deeply grieved, very sad, deeply distressed, profoundly sorrowful), O my soul? Psalm 42:5 tc Heb “for again I will give him thanks, the saving acts of his face.” The verse division in the Hebrew text is incorrect. I remember the exact spot where I thought for a moment of plunging, for death, into the water. These invitations, addressed in God's word to certain characters, are applied from time to time by the blessed Spirit with dew and power to the soul, so as to encourage it to hope in God. There never will be. I wondered, "What am I doing studying here? And the two psalms are in fact joined together in some Hebrew manuscripts. Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning. (Farewell Sermon), William Plumer - like faith, hope admits of degrees, varying from a faint expectation, Psalm 42:5, to a "full assurance." Fix your eyes on Him, and let Him give you what He wants to; for you it will all turn out to be good. Do you not know that the mercies of God fail not—that they are for evermore? Call them afflictions! Psalm 62:1-note For the choir director; according to Jeduthun. So while this verse is not a magic cure for every downcast moment, it is a supernatural source of wisdom for how to conduct ourselves when we find ourselves in the horrid "slough of despond!" "", Note that there is a similar Hebrew word Yehoshua/Jehoshua (03091) which is the English Name Joshua (as translated in the OT), and which is the equivalent of the Name Jesus (Iesous) in the NT. The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 292. Perhaps you need a "heart check up" for He is worthy to be praised every day! Kids Church Lessons Youth Lessons Bible Lessons For Kids Bible For Kids Psalm 42 Youth Bible Study Devotions For Kids Teen Devotional Bible Object Lessons. Who knows why the first one jumped over the edge. When you need a perfect Savior, call Qedosh Yisrael—God is morally perfect. Yadah is also frequently rendered "praise" (1Chr 16:4) or "give thanks." Is he a delightful child? As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God. It can discern God's smile under a frown; it can read His name to be "love" beneath the dark dispensation; it can behold the Sun of Righteousness beaming through the interstices of gloomy clouds; and now and then it can catch a glimpse of the harbor itself, with the towering turrets and golden spires of the "new Jerusalem" glittering in the distance. But instead of giving up in despair, he told himself that circumstances would change (vv 5, 11), and that God would make His presence felt by day and by night even in the north country (v. 8). for this despondency. 19:4). This particular word always occurs in the plural, perhaps indicative of the fact that the face is a combination of a number of features. If you look too much at the good you'll get cocky. Then "why are you cast down, O my soul?" All that He expects and requires of you now is to have faith in Him. Yet why let reflections so gloomy engross us, since the result is of no value: merely to turn the soul on itself, to empty it from itself into itself is useless ("pour out my soul within me"), how much better to pour out the heart before the Lord! He is called to live in eternity, his mind stayed on God; but also in time, where mind and body are under pressures that cannot and should not leave him impassive. Yeshua can also describe salvation through human agents empowered by God. That's why I said, "Put that big sign up on the wall," (Hope in God) because I'm leaning on God for my daily bread at home, for making my marriage work, for doing this ministry I don't know how to do, and for facing all the challenges of this culture and all the expectations people have that I don't know how to meet. If it were not "cast down, and disturbed in him," the enquiry that he makes as to the cause of its disquietude would be utterly useless. Their voice roars like the sea; And they ride on horses, Marshalled like a man for the battle Against you, O daughter of Babylon. Lord. Hope in God." In the land of Jordan, and the Hermonites, God had appeared conspicuously for David; and the little hill Mizar had been raised up in his heart and conscience by some testimony from God. Is there not a secret power in his soul, invisible to himself, acting in a mysterious way, and holding him up, so that concerning faith he does not make shipwreck? He sympathizes with us. Is there no blessed Spirit to support you? Faith tells the soul what Christ hath done for it, and so comforts it; hope revives the soul with the news of what Christ will do: both draw at one tap—Christ and his promise. Praising my Savior all the day long; Psalm 42:5, KJV: "Why art thou cast down, O my soul? The following is Dr Piper's answer to a question "How did your emphasis on "Hope in God" begin?" That pleases Me more than you know. We are worldly—they are meant to purge out of us this worldly spirit. You may not be able to change your circumstances, but you can praise God. “Why are you cast down, O my soul? You will be surrounded with songs of deliverance. Isaiah 42:4 "He will not be disheartened or crushed Until He has established justice in the earth; And the coastlands will wait expectantly for His law.". Physically (literally) bringing a wall down (Isa 25:12, crumbling a mountain Hab 3:6). Then one evening in the midst of my despair, I felt the impulse to say, `Thank you, God, anyway,' and for a moment it was light. God never appears so like Himself, as in the season of the believer's darkness and suffering. And whenever sin gets the mastery over us, though it be but for a short time, (I am not speaking here necessarily of gross sins, or of outward falls; for sin in some shape or other is perpetually striving to rule within where it does not rule without), guilt will as surely follow it as the shadow does the sun. His body is not *thirsty, but his *soul inside him is *thirsty. forgiveness of it with God; the blood of Christ has been shed for (1Cor 15:54). Child of God! I think that Psalm 41:9 has meaning apart from what Jesus says in John 13:18. Man is occasionally the object of yadah; but far more commonly, God is the object. Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him; Therefore My heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him," declares the LORD. Think it not enough to silence thy heart from quarrelling with God, but leave not till thou canst bring it sweetly to rely on God. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. deprived them of the divine Presence, to make them prize it the Face. 4:14). Remember what David advised, “Hope in God,” and then say with the apostle Paul, “I believe God.” The next time you’re down, remember to look up! When it seemed impossible that help could come, help did come; for God has His own resources. God’s face “shines” (Ps 4:6) as a sign of favor and good will. I'm sure they do, in two senses: (1) I was born of God unto a living hope, and that happened before I hoped in God, and it is what made me hope in God; and (2) as a little child my dad was hoping in God and modeling hope in God for me before I even knew what was happening. Have faith in His wisdom to guide, in His love to direct, in His power to sustain, in His faithfulness to fulfill every promise that now relates to your best welfare and happiness. Now there are many things that cause the souls of God's family to be "cast down" from time to time within them. “ I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance.” If He does but look upon us,-if He does but have pity upon us,-let us be content with that, and abide His time. William Gurnall on "Hope thou in God.” - I shall show what powerful influence hope hath on the Christian in affliction, and how. Hester eventually boarded a plane and visited her grandchildren. Start praising Him now. Fight the good fight of faith (1 Timothy 6:12-note). I in my Savior am happy and blest, people, and therefore to be hoped, and quietly waited for. Maskil is the Hebrew word for teaching. (Baker, W. The Complete Word Study Dictionary : Old Testament). Psalm 77:3-note When I remember God, then I am disturbed; When I sigh, then my spirit grows faint. OT Poetry: Psalm 42:5 Why are you in despair my soul? Psalm 70:4-note Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; And let those who love Your salvation say continually, "Let God be magnified.". Don’t give in to despair! I shall yet praise him again. A man must perish if he looks on or even hears God (Ex 19:21). Anyway, what's good today may be bad tomorrow, and what's bad today may be wonderful tomorrow. See how the broken-hearted may still speak of God! providence or another they may be deprived for a while of the How we handle our tough times stays with us for a long time. He did not really see God, he only saw the place where he believed that God lived. Prayer delights God's ear; it melts his heart; it opens his hand. “Why are you cast down, O my soul? — Psalm 42:5. You disarm Him of the instrument and of the power to punish you; you have laid your hand of faith upon the strength of His love, and have made peace with Him. Note also that Ps 42:5, 11, 43:5 are virtually identical. When the Holy Spirit bring this home to the soul, we bless the Savior’s name because He did not merely carry our sins in His own body on the tree (1Pe 2:24); He also bore our griefs and carried our sorrows (Is 53:4). The writer of Psalm 42 engaged in a similar kind of self-talk. And why are you disturbed within me? It is in God. Is there no kind bosom to lean upon? And so in the OT the majority of references to salvation speak of Yahweh granting deliverance from real enemies and out of real catastrophies. Psalm 59:14-note They return at evening, they howl like a dog, And go around the city. Jesus was not merely a substitute, which is the greatest of all consolations, but He is also affected by my trial. Job 30:15 "Terrors are turned against me; They pursue my honor as the wind, And my prosperity has passed away like a cloud. Evening, July 17, 1845, by J. C. Philpot, "Why are you cast down, O my soul? In the Lord’s own time help will come. Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 31:3-4, 6, 7, 8, 17, 21 Gospel, Matthew 10:17-22 More Daily Readings. A dear wife is taken off—a beloved husband is torn from a wife's bosom—a child is smitten down with the hand of disease—or else, the children, instead of being comforts, grow up to be burdens and sorrows to their parents. Our business is to spread our cases before the Lord, in childlike simplicity to pour out all our heart before God, saying, “I do not deserve that Thou shouldst hear me and answer my requests, but for the sake of my precious Lord Jesus; for His sake answer my prayer, and give me grace quietly to wait till it please Thee to answer my prayer. This is not a coincidence. The impact of the disaster was still there, but it had gone underground into the hearts and minds of the survivors. 2. ", I. Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him." Not that there is any thought or feeling in man distinct from his soul—I mean not that. The question itself—"Why are you cast down, O my soul? But let there be a subsidence of the troubled waters, let the waves and billows cease, then we see the buoy again; that sure mark of the anchor beneath is not lost, though it may be hidden for a short space from the view. Stand by and see the salvation of the LORD which He will accomplish for you today; for the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you will never see them again forever. Hope in God” (Ps 42:11). In times of gloom, when your soul is overwhelmed, grasp the promise and rejoice in the Lord. A loss of the present sense of God’s love is not a loss of that love itself; hope knows her title to be good when she cannot read it clear. Oh, Divine Master, it’s so good to consider your name. But to the "pure in heart" who shall see God, to the spiritually minded, to the partakers of the divine nature, to those in whose bosoms the Lord of life and glory is enthroned to them, just in proportion to the depth of the Spirit's work upon their heart, must temptation ever prove a burden. "Hope in God" springs from various causes. Why doesn’t he intervene to change my circumstances? What's the cure for all of this? Please note: follow the buttons in the right column below to clarify word meanings, find related verses, and get a deeper understanding. Yes, I shall again praise him for His help. And why are you disquieted within me?” (Ps. Are you driven from your home? Some common signs and symptoms of depression include feelings of hopelessness, pessimism, worthlessness, and helplessness. Here are just a few: Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 19th century prolific preacher; David … First, it stills and silenceth him under affliction. The KJV translates freely this last phrase “X sought/entreated the Lord.” But the Hebrew runs literally “X made sweet the Lord’s face.” Similarly, this idiom is used of man (Pr 19:6). and what an awful flame there is at times bursting forth in our carnal mind? Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him. Psalm 53:6-note Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! But observe. When engaged in conflict with the enemies of our soul's peace, there will be disquietude lest we should be overcome in the battle. . It is on a watery cloud that the sun paints those curious colours in the rainbow… There are two graces, which Christ useth above any other, to fill the soul with joy—faith and hope, because these two fetch all their wine of joy without door. What life, what power, what tenderness, what reality can there be in a man's religion, if he can feel the waves of temptation roll over his soul, and he as hard under them as a rock in the ocean? Faith is the believing soul's compass, guiding it as truly and as certainly to the heavenly port through the wildest tempest as through the serenest calm. Hope in God; for I shall yet praise Him. Did he not pour out his heart to God in strong cries and tears? A gracious soul can take little satisfaction in God's courts, if it do not meet with God himself there. The past, which can only be viewed with repentance, is forgiven; the present, in which God is willing to be All-in-all; the future, when again the soul shall praise Him with joyful lips.Hope looks into the future. 2 Kings 6:33 While he was still talking with them, behold, the messenger came down to him and he said, "Behold, this evil is from the LORD; why should I wait for the LORD any longer?". No, my soul—(he would thus seek to encourage the affectionate partner of his sorrows and joys;) No; the case is not desperate with you; it is not altogether lost and forlorn; while God the Father rests in his love; while the Savior is in the presence of God for you; while his blood can plead; while his love can comfort; while his presence can support; while his favor can bless, there is still encouragement for you. or "the salvations of his countenance" F8; which If you can lie humbly at Jesus’ feet, there are more flowers than thorns ready to spring up in your path. I'm talking to men and women here. Psalm 78:22-note Because they did not believe in God And did not trust in His salvation. 1999), Spurgeon in the Treasury of David comments …. The Christian’s hope is in the Lord, It is also attested in Ugaritic, Akkadian, Phoenician, Moabite, and Ethiopic. If you can believe God in the midnight of your soul, then you have ten times more cause to rejoice than to sorrow. As though he were two men, the psalmist talks to himself. Luke 18:23 (Context: Rich young ruler asking Jesus how to obtain eternal life - read Lk 18:18-22) But when he had heard these things, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich. When the 5-year-old politely pointed this out to her, she told him she didn’t care about her safety because she wanted to go to Jesus and Grandpa. So it is in the kingdom of grace, as in the kingdom of nature—no good withheld from those who walk uprightly, no superfluous good wildly lavished upon those who do not need it. But, if I may use the expression, he takes his desponding soul beyond the attributes of God to hope in the Person of God himself. That’s why most versions don’t translate it. The underlying idea of this verb is bringing to a place of safety or broad pasture as opposed to a narrow strait, symbolic of distress and danger." When the Lord is the light of their countenance—when he supports them by his gracious word and Spirit, they are not cast down. You may not be able to change your circumstances, but you can praise God. Yes. To make a person’s face “sweet” is to conciliate him or seek his favor (of God; 1Kgs 13:6; 2Kgs 13:4). Take hold of His strength—I speak it humbly, reverentially—and you have overcome God. He addresses it as the faithful and tender companion of all his joys and all his sorrows—his treasure and his all. "God, you're my only hope." He spoke to his own soul about truth. And why have you become DISTURBED (groaning, in turmoil) within me?” Then the psalmist reveals the powerful principle for reviving a downcast soul - “HOPE IN GOD, for I shall again praise Him for the HELP (Hebrew = Yeshua = Savior ~ Jesus!) Is God dealing with you now in a way of deep trial, of dark providence, mysterious to your mind, and painful to your heart? trials which none but a man's own soul can know; for each heart knows its own bitterness—each one is best acquainted with his own sorrows, burdens, and perplexities. And why are you disquieted within me?” (Ps. And why have you become disturbed within me? and notes that one of the names we should learn to call on is El Roi -, Why are you downcast, O my soul? He would cheer her up as she traveled the strait and narrow road, breathe into her ear a little encouragement, and not allow her to cast away all her confidence. . Offices began closing for prayer at noon. In the Greek translation (Septuagint -Lxx) of the Hebrew, the verb elpizo is in the aorist tense, imperative mood, which means something like "Hope now! Psalms 42:5 Study the Inner Meaning. When under afflictions, there will be disquietude and doubts how the afflictions will terminate. New strength will come from Him who said, Failure of God to act quickly on our behalf (Ps 42:9). No matter how you feel or whatever your circumstances, if you'll look to the face of God, you'll discover that He's smiling on you. Talk to Christ, who invites. Psalm 42:5, ESV: "Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in the Lord will lead to praising Him no matter how difficult or dire your situation may be. Oh, what inspiring words are these—"hope you in God!" This man had grievously sinned. God, who is never downcast, never tires of your down days. (Isa. The Bible clearly teaches that God is a spiritual being and ought not to be depicted by an image or any likeness whatever (Ex 20:4). What? Yes, I will see Him with my own eyes. Psalm 68:19-note Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears our burden, The God who is our salvation. Psalm 22:1-note For the choir director; upon Aijeleth Hashshahar. Turning the gaze of his soul heavenward, he saw God as an inexhaustible source of hope. Psalm 46:6-note The nations made an uproar, the kingdoms tottered; He raised His voice, the earth melted. The thought of lērāôt pānāy, Niphal infinitive construct, “to appear before God” is acceptable, even mandatory, but the possibility of lirôt pānāy, Qal infinitive construct, is inconceivable, according to Ex 33:20. When a Christian is beyond comfort over the loss of creature goods, God’s name is degraded. I will illustrate my meaning by a simple figure. You cannot drown hope. When we get discouraged, we can talk to ourselves as David did: "Why are you cast down, 0 my soul? (Heb 2:18). . 42:5). Stop talking to yourself. Look! On a spiritual level, believers have hope in a God whose voice still rings out through the pages of His Word. Usage: 1745 verses in NAS and is most often translated before(868), face(259), faces(49), presence(131), countenance(12), open(15), surface(26), sight(26), front(86), Vine - panim (פָּנִים, 6440), “face.” This noun appears in biblical Hebrew about 2,100 times and in all periods, except when it occurs with the names of persons and places, it always appears in the plural. Again in a sermon in his First Peter series, Dr Piper writes "We have a big sign on the west side of the church that reads, HOPE IN GOD. Like faith, also, it will last until death, and then give place to enjoyment; "for what a man has, why does he yet hope for?" A gracious soul can take little satisfaction in God's courts, if it do not meet with God himself there. Though your case may seem desperate, to your eye cheerless and hopeless, not merely too intricate for man, but too unworthy for God—yet you may hope in God. First, it refers to the “face” of a human being: (Ge 17:3). There may be times when we are not at our best physically. Thelma Wells has a devotional entitled Call God! Do not merely sit still and say, “I shall be comforted.” Look for themes on which to meditate profitably. He once wrote to a friend. as a monument of His mercy, and a trophy of His grace! Isaiah 49:8 Thus says the LORD, "In a favorable time I have answered You, And in a day of salvation I have helped You; And I will keep You and give You for a covenant of the people, To restore the land, to make them inherit the desolate heritages; Isaiah 51:6 "Lift up your eyes to the sky, Then look to the earth beneath; For the sky will vanish like smoke, And the earth will wear out like a garment And its inhabitants will die in like manner; But My salvation will be forever, And My righteousness will not wane. Filled with His goodness, lost in His love. my hope is in thee.”, Max Lucado - Slumps: the petri dish for bad decisions, the incubator for wrong turns, the assembly line of regretful moves. You may have lost all hope in yourself, your friends, your circumstances, but you must never lose your hope in God. spring, not from any merits of his, but from the free grace and The causes of trouble in the heart of a child of God are often of this two-fold nature. 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