Biblical psalms

Psalm 132: complete, commentary

Comment – Psalm 132 is full of words of supplication to God and this removes any doubt from the fact that it was written in a certainly difficult period. The subject we are talking about is most...

Psalm 71: complete, commentary

Comment – To understand Psalm 71 it must be said that the psalmist is experiencing a period of serious contrasts that have affected him because of his faith in God. Many place this period in the time...

Psalm 89: complete, commentary

Comment – The author of Psalm 89 is probably a seriously offended king, perhaps Joacaz. It speaks of fortresses and demolished walls, this suggests the destruction suffered by Israel by the armies of...

Psalm 135: complete, commentary

Comment – Dating back to the time after exile, Psalm 135 uses extracts from other psalms while still maintaining its beauty. He addresses the pilgrims who are present inside the sanctuary and begins...

Psalm 69: complete, commentary

Comment – Reading Psalm 69 it is customary to date it at the time of Hezekiah, in the period following Sennacherib's campaign against Judea and the avoided siege of Jerusalem for an epidemic that...

Psalm 49: complete, commentary

Comment – The text of Psalm 49 brings an announcement of wisdom to each people taking their cue from a riddle in a Provierbial form, a veiled truth which explains by stating that in prosperity man...

Psalm 70: complete, commentary

Comment – Psalm 70 is a re-edition of a part of Psalm 39 with the aim of making a very intense but short prayer available. The liturgy of the hours uses, to begin the prayer, the opening words of...

Psalm 50: complete, commentary

Comment – The God of the Gods mentioned in Psalm 50 must be understood as that of the angels, who summons the earth from east to west, making his fidelity shine in Zion, with the promises of the...

Psalm 52: complete, commentary

Comment – This psalm opens with a question that has the purpose of making a rich and powerful dishonest reflect on how absurd his position is, on what benefit he can do by doing evil. How can he...

Psalm 61: complete, commentary

Comment – This psalm 61 is commonly believed to refer to a Levite during the Assyrian-Babylonian invasions. Seeing death on the edge of an abyss in the face, his heart fails to face the succession of...

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