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Psalms 19:1

Overview - Psalms 19
The creatures shew God's glory.
The excellency of the divine law.
12 David prays for grace.
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Psalms 19:1  (King James Version)
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.
 


(Title
) A Psalm.
It is uncertain when this highly finished and beautiful ode was composed; though some think it was written by David in the wilderness when persecuted by Saul.

The heavens
8:3 33:6 115:16 Psalms 148:3 Psalms 148:4 Isaiah 40:22-26 ; Jeremiah 10:11 Jeremiah 10:12 ; Romans 1:19 Romans 1:20

the firmament
{Rakee,} from {rak,} to stretch out, the expanse, not only containing the celestial bodies, but also the air, light, rain, dews, etc., all of which display the infinite power and wisdom of their Almighty Creator.
Psalms 150:1 Psalms 150:2 Genesis 1:6-8 Genesis 1:14 Genesis 1:15 ; Daniel 12:3
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