Articles tagged with psalms
King David prays to beg God to get rid of his many enemies, who are championing a rival claimant to the Israeli throne of Jerusalem. David tells God that if he, David, is unworthy as man and king, God should smite him down on the spot and have don
King David questions why God admires humanity so much. He reflects on God creating us last of all the creatures on Earth (though in one version of Creation in Genesis we are made first). This is quite a Humanistic Psalm in the old sense, setting humanity a
The longest of the Bible’s prose books, with only the poetry of the 150 Psalms taking up more verses. We are notified from the outset that this is a grim prophetic vision given to the seer, Isaiah, who allegedly writes it all up in the first person.