Psalms 43:3-4

3 Send me your light and your faithful care, let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy mountain, to the place where you dwell.
4 Then I will go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight. I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God.

Psalms 43:3-4 Meaning and Commentary


This psalm is without a title; but may well enough be thought to be one of David's: and the Septuagint, Vulgate Latin, Ethiopic, and Syriac versions, call it a psalm of David, and the latter adds, when Jonathan told him that Saul intended to kill him; and certain it is, that it was wrote by the same person, at the same time, and upon the same occasion as the preceding, seeing some of the same expressions are used in it, see Ps 42:1, title; and some take this and the preceding to be but one psalm, and this might be written with that on account of the rebellion of his son Absalom.

Cross References 10

  • 1. Psalms 27:1; Psalms 36:9
  • 2. S Psalms 26:3
  • 3. S Psalms 25:5
  • 4. Psalms 2:6; Psalms 42:4
  • 5. S 2 Samuel 15:25; Psalms 84:1
  • 6. S Psalms 42:2
  • 7. Psalms 26:6; Psalms 84:3
  • 8. S Psalms 21:6
  • 9. Psalms 16:3
  • 10. S Genesis 4:21; Psalms 33:2
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