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The Scofield Bible Commentary, by Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, [1917], at

Psalms Chapter 16

Psalms 16:1

psa 16:1


Michtam, "a prayer," or "meditation." See Psalms 56, 57, 59, 60.


(See Scofield) - (Psa 2:12).

Psalms 16:9

psa 16:9

thy flesh

The 16th Psalm is a prediction of the resurrection of the King. As a prophet David understood that, not at His first advent, but at some time subsequent to His death and resurrection Messiah would assume the Davidic throne. See (Act 2:25-31); (Luk 1:32); (Luk 1:33); (Act 15:13-17). See "Davidic Covenant,"

(See Scofield) - (Sa2 7:14);

"Kingdom (Old Testament),"

(See Scofield) - (Zac 12:8).

See Psalm 22, next in order of the Messianic Psalms.

Psalms 16:10

psa 16:10


Hebrew, "Sheol,"

(See Scofield) - (Hab 2:5).

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