Psalm 115:9
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New International Version
All you Israelites, trust in the LORD-- he is their help and shield.

King James Bible
O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.

Darby Bible Translation
O Israel, confide thou in Jehovah: he is their help and their shield.

World English Bible
Israel, trust in Yahweh! He is their help and their shield.

Young's Literal Translation
O Israel, trust in Jehovah, 'Their help and their shield is He.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

O Israel - The body of the Jewish people.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 118:2-4 Let Israel now say, that his mercy endures for ever...

Psalm 135:19,20 Bless the LORD, O house of Israel: bless the LORD, O house of Aaron...

Exodus 19:5 Now therefore, if you will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then you shall be a peculiar treasure to me above all people...


Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Psalm 125:1 They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but stays for ever.

Psalm 130:7 Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.

Psalm 146:5,6 Happy is he that has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God...

Jeremiah 17:17,18 Be not a terror to me: you are my hope in the day of evil...

Ephesians 1:12 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

their help

Psalm 33:20,21 Our soul waits for the LORD: he is our help and our shield...

Psalm 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Deuteronomy 33:29 Happy are you, O Israel: who is like to you, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of your help...

Proverbs 30:5 Every word of God is pure: he is a shield to them that put their trust in him.

The Warning
"And when they had sung a hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives. And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered abroad. Howbeit, after I am raised up, I will go before you into Galilee. But Peter said unto Him, Although all shall be offended, yet will not I. And Jesus saith unto him, Verily I say unto thee, that thou today, even this night, before the cock crow twice, shalt deny me thrice. But he spake exceeding
G. A. Chadwick—The Gospel of St. Mark

Impiety of Attributing a visible Form to God. --The Setting up of Idols a Defection from the True God.
1. God is opposed to idols, that all may know he is the only fit witness to himself. He expressly forbids any attempt to represent him by a bodily shape. 2. Reasons for this prohibition from Moses, Isaiah, and Paul. The complaint of a heathen. It should put the worshipers of idols to shame. 3. Consideration of an objection taken from various passages in Moses. The Cherubim and Seraphim show that images are not fit to represent divine mysteries. The Cherubim belonged to the tutelage of the Law. 4.
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:29
Blessed are you, Israel! Who is like you, a people saved by the LORD? He is your shield and helper and your glorious sword. Your enemies will cower before you, and you will tread on their heights."

Psalm 33:20
We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield.

Psalm 37:3
Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.

Psalm 62:8
Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.

Psalm 84:9
Look on our shield, O God; look with favor on your anointed one.

Psalm 118:2
Let Israel say: "His love endures forever."

Psalm 135:19
All you Israelites, praise the LORD; house of Aaron, praise the LORD;

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