Tehillim / Psalms 111, ספר תהילים קיא, Part 1, Paul’s Argument for Gentile Inclusion


In this week’s study from Tehillim / Psalms 111:1-10, the Psalm opens saying, א   הַלְלוּיָהּ | אוֹדֶה יְהֹוָה בְּכָל-לֵבָב בְּסוֹד יְשָׁרִים וְעֵדָה:   111:1 Praise the Lord! I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart, In the company of the upright and in the assembly. (NASB)  How joyful and significant is dwelling in the company of the upright?  Why does David say “in the company of the upright” and “in the assembly?”  What is the difference between the upright and the assembly?  He continues saying, ב   גְּדֹלִים מַעֲשֵֹי יְהֹוָה דְּרוּשִׁים לְכָל-חֶפְצֵיהֶם: ג   הוֹד-וְהָדָר פָּעֳלוֹ וְצִדְקָתוֹ עֹמֶדֶת לָעַד: ד   זֵכֶר עָשָֹה לְנִפְלְאֹתָיו חַנּוּן וְרַחוּם יְהֹוָה:   111:2 Great are the works of the Lord; They are studied by all who delight in them. 111:3 Splendid and majestic is His work, And His righteousness endures forever. 111:4 He has made His wonders to be remembered; The Lord is gracious and compassionate. (NASB)  In the Lord’s wonders, what is David focusing upon here?  David is not focusing upon the sign or the wonder of God, he is focusing upon the gracious compassion of God to forgive sin and bless His people. Read more here: Tehillim 111-Part1