KJV: King James Version . And he said to me, שׁקיל יהביך ושׁדי אגמלאי, Take thy burden and throw it on my camel." Psalm 57:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 6. It implies likewise our best plea, not our merit, but God's mercy, his free, rich mercy. Psalms 56:4. However, David tells us that the answer is: ânothing.â There is nothing man can do to us. (c) He stays his conscience on God's promise though he sees no present help. Psalm 56:8(NLT) Verse Thoughts The scripture is filled with lovely examples of the tender compassion that God extends to the people of Israel and to those that are part of the Body of Christ. Psalm 56:4 - ESV. In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. v1 God, be *gracious to me, because people are fighting me. What can man do to me? NET ©: In God â I boast in his promise 1 â in God I trust, I am not afraid. Psalm 102:25; Jeremiah 16:11). Psalms 56:4 KJV. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. To get what Isaiah 56:4 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. Psalm 58:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term; Psalm 58:9 The meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain. Hymns for Psalm 56 from Hymnary.org, an authoritative index of hymns and hymnals. The lxx renders it ἐπίῤῥιψον ἐπὶ κύριον τὴν μέριμνάν σου. in God I have put my trust; either in times past, and was not ashamed or confounded; or now, as he determined he would in Psalm 56:3; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me: or continue to fear any or all of my enemies; though I have been afraid of them, I will shake off these fears, trusting in the Lord, and depending on his word. This petition includes all the good for which we come to throne of grace. Psalm 56:4 - NKJV. Poor, frail, mortal man! Poor, frail, mortal man! What can mortal man do to â¦ In God, whose word I praiseâ in God I trust and am not afraid. 5 Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil. And therefore why should I fear? Like Psalm 16 and the next four psalms, Psalm 56 is called A Michtam of David. 2 Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, O thou most High. Now David does not write these words as he sits back in luxury on the throne as king in Jerusalem. In God I will praise his word Or praise him for his words for the whole Scripture that was then in being; for those testimonies which were David's counsellors in times of difficulty and distress; and particularly for some word of promise made unto him, he was persuaded would be fulfilled, and in which he gloried and made his boast of, and on which his faith and hope were built; and this he did, and determined to do, in the strength of the Lord, and by the assistance of his grace; in God I have put my trust; either in times past, and was not ashamed or confounded; or now, as he determined he would in ( Psalms 56:3 ) ; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me: or continue to fear any or all of my enemies; though I have been afraid of them, I will shake off these fears, trusting in the Lord, and depending on his word. Have you ever thought in your mind: âa lot!â There are a lot of things that people can do to us. (t) which is as grass, and the goodliness thereof as the flower of the field. Or, "what can flesh do unto me?" If we obtain mercy there, we need no more to make us happy. â¦ What can mere men 2 do to me? Bible verse of the day. Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me. v2 *All day long my enemies are fighting me. Thus are these words of the Psalm applied in 1 Peter 5:7. 3 What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. Be merciful to me, my God, for my enemies are in hot pursuit; all day long they press their attack. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. And therefore why should I fear? Use (the music that we call) The Silent *Dove Among Strangers. Psalms 56:4 In God H430 I will praise H1984 his word, H1697 in God H430 I have put my trust H982 ; I will not fear H3372 what flesh H1320 can do H6213 unto me. The "word" (BDB 182) is a parallel to "Your vows" (BDB 623), Ps. I will not.—Rather, I fear not What can flesh do? Men may contrive schemes, form weapons, and attempt many things against the saints, but can execute nothing, except permitted by the Lord; and the utmost they can do, when suffered, is to kill the body. âFor thus saith the Lord unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant;â Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. 56:1-7 Be merciful unto me, O God. Men may contrive schemes, form weapons, and attempt many things against the saints, but can execute nothing, except permitted by the Lord; and the utmost they can do, when suffered, is to kill the body. 6 They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul. flesh—for mankind (Ps 65:2; Isa 31:3), intimating frailty. His enemies were too hard for him, if God did not help him. Psalm 56:3, Psalm 56:4 Sometimes faith comes from prayer in triumph, and cries, Victoria. NIV ©: In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. Copyright Statement. 3 . Psalm 56:4, ESV: "In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. God's promise, when fulfilled, is a noble subject for praise, and even before fulfilment it should be the theme of song. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. What can flesh do to me?"