Psalm 18 – The Lord Is My Rock and My Fortress

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who addressed the words of this song to the Lord on the day when the Lord rescued him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said: 1 I love you, O Lord, my strength.2 The Lord … Read more

Psalm 2 Rosh Hashannah

Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying, 3 “Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.” 4 He who sits in the heavens laughs; … Read more

Psalms 74, 75, 76

Psalm 74 The word “Maskil” means “to give instruction”. The Hebrew can be translated either “for” Asaph, or ““of” Asaph; which may mean that it was composed “by” him, or “for” him, who was the leader of music in public worship in the days of the Temple. He was the chief musician in Solomon’s temple … Read more