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Psalms 41:1

Overview - Psalms 41
The recompence of the charitable.
David complains of his enemies' treachery.
10 He flees to God for succour.
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Psalms 41:1  (King James Version)
Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
 


(Title)
This Psalm is supposed to have been written on the same occasion as the three former; and to relate to David's affliction, and the evil treatment he received from his enemies during its continuance.

Blessed
112:9 Deuteronomy 15:7-11 ; Job 29:12-16 ; 31:16-20 Proverbs 14:21 ; 19:17
Ecclesiastes 11:1 Ecclesiastes 11:2 ; Isaiah 58:7-11 ; Mark 14:7 ; Luke 14:13 Luke 14:14 ; 2 Corinthians 9:8-14 ; Galatians 2:10

the poor
or, the weak, or sick.
Matthew 25:34-39 ; Acts 20:35 ; 1 Thessalonians 5:14

Lord
34:19 Psalms 37:26 Psalms 37:39 Psalms 37:40 Hebrews 6:10 ; James 2:13

time of trouble
Hebrew the day of evil.
37:19 Proverbs 16:14 ; Ecclesiastes 12:1 ; Revelation 3:10
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