Still less is it sufficient to quote Obadiah 1:7, where substantially the same language is employed in reference to the enemies of Edom, as supporting the national reference of the present passage. Psalm 41:9 (Tanakh) Psalm 41:9 (KJV) Psalm 41:9 (NET) Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me. "Commentary on Psalms 41:9". 4 As for me, I said, “O L ord, h be gracious to me; i heal me, 3 for I have sinned … BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. wrestlers, who seek to supplant and trip up each other's heels; Psalms 41:9. Acts 1:20. 1874-1909. "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". Psalm 41:9 Bible / Bible Versions / VUL / Psalms / Psalm 41 / Psalm 41:9; Previous ... Who Wrote Proverbs? The last verse is not part of the Psalm itself but represents a liturgical conclusion of the first segment of the Book of Psalms. The man who, with the לך שלום shalom lecha, peace be to thee! "Commentary on Psalms 41:9". 1917. batah. this same person. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". As David and his fortunes typified Christ and His (compare Introduction), so these words expressed the treatment he received, and also that of his Son and Lord; hence, though not distinctly prophetical, our Savior (John 13:18) applies them to Judas, “that the Scripture may be fulfilled.” This last phrase has a wide use in the New Testament, and is not restricted to denote special prophecies. with the bag and the money in it, both for the sustenance of his Thus the language of the Scriptures, applicable to all such cases, received a complete fulfillment in Him. 2012. at once occurs to mind. (Psalm 41:9 NKJV) When David wrote this Psalm, he had been betrayed by a person in whom he had trusted. All rights reserved. A Psalm of David. Its awful realization was when Judas was admitted to eat of the Lord's supper. The psalmist doth in the text show the cope-stone laid on the maltreatment with which he met in the world by his particular friends turning abusive to him. Psalms 41:9 - "Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me." No one denies that false allies may be described by such a figure, or that nations may be personified; but is there any event in the post-exilic history which shows Israel deceived and spurned by trusted allies? OK, so that’s David’s lament – verses 4-9 in Psalm 41. (9) Hath lifted up his heel.—See margin. The blessed one and the enemy of the blessed one. O what an accursed crime it is to cancel such a bond, much more to falsify and corrupt it! Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Moreover, every man hath a share in his whole friend, in all his estate and faculties, but every single man hath but his part in that commonwealth whereof he is a citizen: then reason within yourselves, can he that wrongs a friend, who is all and every whit his own, be true to that kingdom wherein he hath but a share and moiety? Psalm 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak. Lather renders this, “hath trodden me under his feet.” The figure here is taken from a horse that turns and kicks him that had fed him. Even my close friend, someone I trusted, one who shared my bread, has turned. Beware the kisses of Judas. (107) If, however, any would rather understand it of some particular traitor than of several persons, I have no objection to it. Psalm 69:9. The lifting of the heel is an image from a horse kicking at his master; cf. A man’s enemies are many times those of his own house, the birds of his own bosom. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. This is what happened to Jesus in Matthew 27:39 and Mark 15:29. W. Wilson, D.D. See a further description, Psalms 55:13-14. John 6:31. Yet it is not certain that he was the person the psalmist had in mind here. Accordingly, the second book, commencing with Psalm 42, may refer chiefly to the infant church of Christ. A prayer. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". "In Latin, it is known as "Confitebor tibi, Domine".The topic of the psalm is that the success of evil is only temporary, and in the end, the righteous will endure. It is remarkable that, in the reference to Judas, the Saviour quotes only a part of the verse: “He that eateth bread with me.” He omits, apparently from design, the former part of the verse in the psalm, “mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted,” as if he would not even seem to convey the idea that he ever regarded Judas as his intimate friend, or as if he had ever really “trusted” him. Yea, mine own familiar friend,.... Or, "the man of my peace"F26איש שלומי "vir pacis meae", Pagninus, Montanus, Vatablus, Cocceius, Gejerus, Michaelis. View Study Resources . Put by Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species), App-6. such an Ahithophel is like hot iron taken out of the fire which neither glows nor shines, but burns more violently than the flame that threatens. hath lifted up heel — in scornful violence. In the latter case, if that is the meaning, he had a right to expect that one who had shared his hospitality would not be found among his foes. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". Judas dipped in the same dish with Jesus, betrayed him with a kiss. Even my best friend, the one I trusted completely, the one who shared my food, has turned against me. Yea— גם, (gam,) here takes the sense of also, moreover, even, as giving an accession to what had already been said. If we see this spiritual link of Christ with the believing Israelites (who wrote the Psalms) the true character of the book, which is a prophetic character, opens up before our eyes. This passage is applied John 13:18 to Judas, with the statement, in regard to him, that what he had done was done “that the Scripture might be fulfilled:” see the notes at that passage. BibliographyScofield, C. I. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. The book of Psalms is divided into five main sections (Psalms 1–41; 42–72; 73–89; 90–106; 107–150), each of which ends with an expression of praise (for example, “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel from everlasting, … https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/psalms-41.html. whom I trusted. "Commentary on Psalms 41:9". Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Psalms 41:9". The Biblical Illustrator. It was necessary that what was begun in David should be fully accomplished in Christ; and, therefore, it must of necessity come to pass, that the same thing should be fulfilled in each of his members, namely, that they should not only suffer from external violence and force, but also from internal foes, ever ready to betray them, even as Paul declares that the Church shall be assailed, not only by “fightings without,” but also by “fears within,” (2 Corinthians 7:5.). Psalm 9 is the ninth psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works. Scripture quoted by permission. Ahithophel, who betrayed David and then hanged himself ( 2 Samuel 16:20 to 2 Samuel 17:3; 2 Samuel 17:23), did this. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". bread. ... (Psa 41:10-11) A thousand years after David wrote Psalm 41, Jesus quoted it and made an incredible claim. Today we’re going to study Psalm 41, a psalm that isattributed to David. Roman Septuagint, "in the night he will manifest it." Jerome and some others apply the whole psalm to Christ, and for that end they render these words actively, Cui credidi, to whom I intrusted or committed my ministry. Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me. of to supplant me, or to trample upon me, or to spurn against me. "Commentary on Psalms 41:9". Xenophon was so inflamed with the love of Proxenus, dear to him as his own soul, that he changed his bookish life, and entered into a dangerous war, as he confesseth, that he might follow him as the shadow did the body. "Blessed": Or, … Ver. Still, David was writing under the influence of the Holy Spirit and this verse had fuller ramifications. "Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable". Copyright StatementThese files are considered public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available in the Online Bible Software Library. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/psalms-41.html. Ver. Psalms 41. is the Psalm of the betrayal of the Son of man, as Jesus Himself taught. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Mudge. : 41:8-10) Continuation of the description of the conduct of the enemies and of the false friend. According to Jesus, Psalm 41:9 didn’t solely apply to David but was also Messianic prophecy. Raise me up to be well … ); that as Joseph said of Pharaoh’s dreams, the dreams are two, hut the interpretation is but one; so among friends the hearts are two, yet there is but one joy, one desire, and but one affection between them both. trusted = confided. Yea — These words were literally fulfilled in David, and yet the Holy Ghost looked farther in them, even to Christ and Judas, in whom they received a fuller accomplishment. hath lifted up his heel against me; This was a great cut to David, τιγαρ μειζον ελκος η φιλος αδικων, saith Sophocles.  ... Elder Bruce R. McConkie wrote a psalm of praise to the Lord. and ought always to have done so; whom he treated as his friend, https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/psalms-41.html. Among the Hebrews, the expression, men of peace, denotes their kinsfolk and connections; but it was a much closer alliance, and one which ought to have secured a stricter observance of the laws of friendship, to eat the bread of David in company with himself: for it is as if he had employed the appellation, My companion. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/psalms-41.html. Possibly it may refer to Ahithophel, his counsellor, the man of his peace, his prime minister; who, we know, was the strength of Absalom's conspiracy. Read verse in New Living Translation ... Psalm 41:8 Psalm 41 Psalm 41:10. Study Psalm 41 in 5 parts: Verses 1 - 3a: What the LORD will do for people that are kind to the poor. Even my close friend in whom I trusted, who ate my bread, has lifted his heel against me. Applied by our Lord to Judas, when eating with him out of the same dish. Yea, mine, own familiar friend - literally, 'the man of my peace;' he who saluted me with the kiss of peace, as Judas did (Matthew 26:49; cf. Possibly (see Note, Obadiah 1:7) the second clause recalls another idiom, “man of my bread.”. A Psalm of David. 41:13; 72:19; … These forty-one Psalms, it has been observed, forming the first book, relate chiefly to the ministry of Christ upon earth, preparing those who were looking for the consolation of Israel, for his appearing amongst them. "Commentary on Psalms 41:9". Verse 6. Alexander Maclaren well described it: “The central mass of this psalm describes the singer as suffering from two evils: sickness and treacherous friends.” A. own family, the apostles, and for the relief of the poor, ( BibliographyGill, John. Ahithophel's and Judas' end, as their course, was alike (2 Samuel 17:23; Matthew 27:5). 6. 13:29 ) ; which did eat of my bread; Acts 4:25–26. Psalm 78:24. Psalm 41:9. "Commentary on Psalms 41:9". To lift up the heel is, in my opinion, to be understood metaphorically, and signifies to rise up disdainfully against a man who is afflicted and cast down. "Commentary on Psalms 41:9". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". the type, Jeremiah 20:10). It is not necessary to suppose that the Saviour meant to say that the passage in the psalm had original and exclusive reference to Judas; the phrase employed by the Saviour, “that the Scripture might be fulfilled,” may have been used by him in that large sense in which these words are often used as denoting, either: (a) that the language found in the Scriptures, and applicable originally to another case, “would properly express the idea,” or describe the fact; or. For example, royal songs concern the spiritual role of kings … Christian Bible … 1599-1645. eat bread — who depended on me or was well treated by me. ... 118:22), betrayal (41:9), his crucifixion and the words he would speak (22), resurrection (2 and 16), ascension into heaven (68:18) and everlasting reign (102:26). See 15:8. John 12:6 ) ( Hath magnified the heel, or the foot sole, sc. the one whom I was in the habit of saluting as my friend. Hath lift up his heel against me] Heb. John Trapp Complete Commentary. 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