Psalms 30

The Book of Psalms
Chapter 30

Chapter Overview:

He praises God for delivering him, and exhorts others to praise him, ver. 1 - 5.
Recollects his former security, and his prayer when in trouble, ver. 6 - 10.
And stirs himself up to thankfulness, ver. 11, 12.
A Psalm and song, at the dedication of the house of David.
Title of the psalm. Song - A psalm to be sung with the voice to an instrument. David - At the dedication of David's house, which was built, 5:11 , and doubtless was dedicated, as God had commanded.
30:5Cometh - Speedily and in due season.
30:7Mountain - My kingdom: kingdoms are usually called mountains in prophetical writings.
30:9Profit - What wilt thou gain by it? The dust - Shall they that are dead celebrate thy goodness in the land of the living? Or, shall my dust praise thee?
30:11Sackcloth - Given me occasion to put off that sackcloth, which they used to wear in times of mourning, 4:1 ps 30: , Psalms 35:13 , ps 30: , Isaiah 32:11 , ps 30: , 1:13 , .Girded - With joy, as with a garment, surrounding me on every side.
30:12My glory - My tongue.