|Overview - Psalms 85|
|1||The Psalmist, out of the experience of former mercies, prays for the continuance thereof.|
|8||He promises to wait thereon, out of confidence of God's goodness.|
Psalms 85:4 (King James Version)
Turn us, O God of our salvation, and cause thine anger toward us to cease.
- turn us
- The Israelites were not restored from their captivity all at once: a few returned with Zerubbabel, some more with Ezra and Nehemiah; but a great number still remained in Babylonia, Media, Assyria, etc.; and therefore the Psalmist prays for a complete restoration.
- Psalms 80:3 Psalms 80:7 Psalms 80:19 Jeremiah 31:18 ; Lamentations 5:21 ; Malachi 4:6
- O God
- 25:2 27:1 Micah 7:7 Micah 7:18-20 ; John 4:22
- 78:38 Isaiah 10:25 ; Daniel 9:16