Study the bible online using commentary on Psalms 137 and more! 3. If he had said: This is just my life now, I might as well get on with it. 2. It will result in loyal submission. Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful. Gordon Churchyard. It will lead to a conviction of the righteousness of God's character and administration. The other is an heavy imprecation and a prophetical denunciation against the enemies of the church, unto the end of the Psalm. Words in boxes are from the Bible. Psalm 119:137. Psalm 137 begins with heart-breaking pathos and ends with shocking hostility. — C.A.D. Psalm 137. Fret not thyself — Give not way to immoderate grief, or anger, or impatience; because of evil-doers — Because they prosper in their wicked enterprises, while thou art sorely afflicted. An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word vocabulary) on Psalm 137. www.easyenglish.bible. Psalm 119 Verses 137-144 ... in "A Commentary on the First Epistle of John," 1857. Righteous art thou, O LORD and upright are thy judgments. Psalm 119:137-138. 141. Read Psalms 137 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words. Thy word is very pure; therefore thy servant loveth it. The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. 137. 138. The contemplation of the deep and awful display of the divine character is good for the soul. This Psalm is composed of two parts. Psalm 119 Verses 137-144 Tsadde Verse 137 — Exposition; Notes; KJV NKJV NLT NIV ESV CSB NASB ... C. H. Spurgeon :: Psalm 119 Verses 137-144 ← Back to C. H. Spurgeon's Bio & Resources. — A consideration of divine righteousness. — Solemn contemplation. -- Robert Rollock. In captivity they sat by the edge of the Euphrates and wept, overcome with despair. Words in brackets, ( ), are not in the *Hebrew Bible. Whole Psalm. 139. Whole Psalm. If the writer of Psalm 137 had looked at those menacing Babylonian soldiers, and just picked up his harp and sung a song, conformed to what they wanted him to do, he would have let the sun go down on his anger. The children of Israel were taken by force from their homeland, a place given them by God. As I was working on Psalm 137, I realised that the outline of the Psalm could be seen as ‘Remember, remember, remember.’ Psalm 137 remembers, not a failed plot, but an actual disaster. Psalm 37:1-2. 140. 1. The first is, an heavy complaint of the church, unto Psalms 137:7. Neither be thou envious, &c. — Esteeming them happy, and secretly wishing that thou wert in their condition. Toggle navigation. Psalm 137 begins with heart-breaking pathos and ends with shocking hostility. The rhyme urges us to remember Guy Fawkes and his failed attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. 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