1 Samuel 30:6 | NIV | Other Versions | Context. The Targum is,"he strengthened himself in the Word of the Lord his God;'in Christ the Word of God, and in the power of his might, and in the grace that is in him, Ephesians 6:10. 1 Samuel 30.6. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. So that he knew not which way to look, but heavenward. But, naturally, the Philistine soldiers doubted their ally, and he was obliged to take himself and his troops back again to their temporary home. 2. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/1-samuel-30.html. In the Lord his God, i.e. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". 6. Everything else was gone; his property was carried off by raiders, his home was smouldering embers. David encouraged himself in the Lord — Betook himself to prayer, and through the ephod of the priest, as narrated in the following verses, received counsel and promise from Jehovah. The grand assurance which this man gripped fast. You feel alone, rejected, and as if everything you’ve been working toward has gone up in smoke. Précédent. b. He enquires, “Shall I pursue? Browse Sermons on 1 Samuel 30:6-8. Teks -- 1 Samuel 30:6 (TB) Tampilkan Strong. What does this verse really mean? 6 Now David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and his daughters. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Alexander MacLaren's Expositions of Holy Scripture, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, "but David encouraged himself in the Lord his God. 1871-8. A superficial look at this whole scene would allow us, as it did David’s men, conclude that God had simply judged David’s little army for their evil. Are we then discouraged by outward difficulties or inward corruptions? 3. Joseph Benson's Commentary. What do these Hebrews here?” is the sarcastic question of the world. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 30:6". The people spake of stoning him, as the author of their miseries, by coming to Ziklag at first, by provoking the Amalekites to this cruelty, by his forwardness in marching away with Achish, and leaving their wives and children unguarded. On the one hand is piled up a black heap of calamities, loss, treachery and peril; and opposed to them is only that one clause: ‘But David encouraged himself in the Lord his God.’ There was only one possession in all the world, except his body and the clothes that he stood in, that he could call his own at that moment. He is ours if we will but accept Him. 1999. II. We have seen more stupendous displays of God’s power—, [David had read of the wonders wrought in Egypt and the wilderness: but what were these wonders when compared with the victories gained over all the passions and prejudices of the world by the preaching of a few poor fishermen? 1. David, with the help of his God, on whose mercy he had thrown himself, obtained his brilliant success over Amalek, and restored his prestige not only among his own immediate followers, but through all the cities and villages of Southern Canaan. 3. The people spake of stoning him — As the cause of this calamity, by coming to Ziklag at first, by provoking the Amalekites so grievously as he had done, and by his forwardness in marching away with Achish, and leaving the town, their wives and children unguarded. III. 2. And the glory of the LORD appeared in the tabernacle of the congregation before all the children of Israel. Moreover David was greatly distressed because the people spoke of stoning him, for all the people were embittered, each one because of his sons and his daughters. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. The reality of David’s faith. The people spake of stoning him — As the cause of this calamity, by coming to Ziklag at first, by provoking the Amalekites so grievously as he had done, and by his forwardness in marching away with Achish, and leaving the town, their wives and children unguarded. Search using our Online Bible by Topic, Verse Reference or Phrase. 1 Samuel 30:6 - but David encouraged himself in the Lord his God. See 1 Samuel 30:3. David encouraged himself in the Lord his God. In the darkest moment it is possible for a man to surround himself with God’s light, but even in the brightest it is not possible to do so unless he makes a serious effete. David was greatly distressed — He had reason, not only on his own personal account (1 Samuel 30:5), but on account of the vehement outcry and insurrectionary threats against him for having left the place so defenseless that the families of his men fell an unresisting prey to the enemy. On the one hand is piled up a black heap of calamities, loss, treachery, and peril; and opposed to them is only that one clause: “But David encouraged himself in the Lord his God.” God is enough: whatever else may go. 6 David was now in great danger because all his men were very bitter about losing their sons and daughters, and they began to talk of stoning him. But a material point to be noticed here is David’s connection with this high Being. We may also see much of his goodness in our own experience. Just think of the difference between the attitude of mind and heart expressed in the names that were more familiar to the Israelitish people, and this name for Jehovah. Though he could no longer say, ‘My house, my city, my possessions,’ he could say, ‘My God.’ Whatever else we lose, as long as we have Him we are rich; and whatever else we possess, we are poor as long as we have not Him. He had reason, not only on his own personal account (1 Samuel 30:5), but on account of the vehement outcry and insurrectionary threats against him for having left the place so defenseless that the families of his men fell an unresisting prey to the enemy. In the darkest moment it is possible for a man to surround himself with God’s light, but even in the brightest it is not possible to do so unless he makes a serious effort. But David found strength in the Lord his God. 1 Samuel 30:6. Believe also in his Son Jesus. The only way to win them is to be occupied, far more than most of us are, with the plain truths of God’s revelation in Jesus Christ. He has been driven away by the Philistine lords with words of contempt; his men have been sneered at--“What do these Hebrews here? "Commentary on 1 Samuel 30:6". Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. This is its characteristic feature. And David said to Abiathar the priest, Ahimelech's son, I pray thee, bring me hither the ephod. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/1-samuel-30.html. 2. Bible > 1 Samuel > Chapter 30 > Verse 6 Library • Free Downloads • eBibles (1 Samuel 30:6 NIV) Sometimes life can be like going 15 rounds with boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. 7 And David said to Abiathar the priest, Ahimelech's son, I pray thee, bring me hither the ephod. Sermon Notes for 1 Samuel 30:6 ← Prior Section. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 30:6". (6) And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God. The Lord heard his supplication. David’s faith gave shape and force to his action. 1865-1868. "Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary". he encouraged himself in Jehovah, his God. Psalm 62:9 Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity. But David strengthened himself in the LORD his God. The Lord his God was the sufficient portion for this man when he stood a homeless pauper. “Shall I pursue? It is the duty of all good men, whatever happens, to encourage themselves in the Lord their God, assuring themselves that he both can and will bring light out of darkness. 1909-1922. But David encouraged himself in the Lord his God.
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