Psalm 115:9
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New Living Translation
O Israel, trust the LORD! He is your helper and your 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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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

115:9 Their - Who trust in him.

Psalm 115:9 Parallel Commentaries

Triumph Over Death and the Grave
O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin: and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. T he Christian soldier may with the greatest propriety, be said to war a good warfare (I Timothy 1:18) . He is engaged in a good cause. He fights under the eye of the Captain of his salvation. Though he be weak in himself, and though his enemies are many and mighty, he may do that which in other soldiers
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Divine Support and Protection
[What shall we say then to these things?] If God be for us, who can be against us? T he passions of joy or grief, of admiration or gratitude, are moderate when we are able to find words which fully describe their emotions. When they rise very high, language is too faint to express them; and the person is either lost in silence, or feels something which, after his most laboured efforts, is too big for utterance. We may often observe the Apostle Paul under this difficulty, when attempting to excite
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

The Last Supper
189. On Thursday Jesus and his disciples returned to Jerusalem for the last time. Knowing the temper of the leaders, and the danger of arrest at any time, Jesus was particularly eager to eat the Passover with his disciples (Luke xxii. 15), and he sent two of them--Luke names them as Peter and John--to prepare for the supper. In a way which would give no information to such a one as Judas, he directed them carefully how to find the house where a friend would provide them the upper room that was needed
Rush Rhees—The Life of Jesus of Nazareth

The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:29
How blessed you are, O Israel! Who else is like you, a people saved by the LORD? He is your protecting shield and your triumphant sword! Your enemies will cringe before you, and you will stomp on their backs!"

Psalm 33:20
We put our hope in the LORD. He is our help and our shield.

Psalm 37:3
Trust in the LORD and do good. Then you will live safely in the land and prosper.

Psalm 62:8
O my people, trust in him at all times. Pour out your heart to him, for God is our refuge. Interlude

Psalm 84:9
O God, look with favor upon the king, our shield! Show favor to the one you have anointed.

Psalm 118:2
Let all Israel repeat: "His faithful love endures forever."

Psalm 135:19
O Israel, praise the LORD! O priests--descendants of Aaron--praise the LORD!

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