|Overview - Psalms 40|
|1||The benefit of confidence in God.|
|6||Obedience is the best sacrifice.|
|11||The sense of David's evils inflames his prayer.|
Psalms 40:1 (King James Version)
I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.
- M. 2970. B.C. 1034. (Title.)
- This psalm is supposed to have been composed by David about the same time, and on the same occasion, as the two preceding; with this difference, that here he magnifies God for have obtained the mercy which he sought there. It also contains a remarkable prophecy of the incarnation and sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
- I waited
- Hebrew In waiting I waited.
- Psalms 27:13 Psalms 27:14 37:7 James 5:7-11
- 116:2 130:2 Daniel 9:18