This sense of the words frees them from a difficulty, how the grace of hope, or of faith and confidence, can, in a proper sense, be exercised in the infant state; for though the principle of grace may be implanted so early, yet how it should be exercised when there is not the due use of reason is not easy to conceive; if, therefore, the words are taken in this sense, the meaning must be, that he was caused to hope as soon as he was capable of it, which is sometimes the design of such a phrase; see Job 31:18; unless we suppose something extraordinary in Christ's human nature, which some interpreters are not willing to allow, because he was in all things like unto us excepting sin; but I see not, that seeing the human nature was an extraordinary one, was perfectly holy from the first of it, the grace of God was upon it as soon as born, and it was anointed with the Holy Ghost above its fellows, why it may not be thought to exercise grace in an extraordinary manner, so early as is here expressed, literally understood. 1832. Applied to the Redeemer as a man, it means that in his earliest childhood he had trusted in God. Ver. Share. What does this verse really mean? What prevents the child from perishing, as it might, a hundred times in its own corruption, before the time for bringing it forth arrives, but that God, by his secret and incomprehensible power, keeps it alive in its grave? The still obscurer expression גּוֹוִי, in the borrowed passage, Psalms 71:6, gives us no assistance. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/psalms-22.html. Why so far from my call for help, from my cries of anguish? And it is the Holy Spirit who teaches the faithful the wisdom to collect together, when they are brought into circumstances of fear and trouble, the evidences of the goodness of God, in order thereby to sustain and strengthen their faith. His first love was the love of God. That the necessity is near at hand, i.e., urgent, refers back antithetically to the prayer, that God would not remain afar off; no one doth, nor can help except He alone. I. The Jewish Sages contemplate Psalm 22. "Commentary on Psalms 22:9". A Psalm of David. Psalm 22 is about David. Psalm 22:9 English Standard Version 2016 (ESV) Yet you are he who took me from the womb; you made me trust you at my mother’s breasts. BibliographyTrapp, John. "But thou [art] holy, [O thou] that inhabitest the praises of Israel." Psalms 22:8 He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him. What the sufferer pleads is, the abundant cause for trust which God gave Him by loving care from earliest infancy. ... "Keptest me in safety." Thus six words in Psalm 89, giving the titles and origin of the Messiah, the Son of God, are revealed in the Psalm 22 matrix. Psalm 22:9 Translation & Meaning. upon Jahve, i.e., directed to go to Him, and to Him alone, with all his wants and care (Psalm 55:23, cf. He has given him good ground for exercising that confidence which is always followed by deliverance. He does not yet experience God’s deliverance, and he … Psalms 71:6 By You I have been upheld from birth; You are He who took me out of my mother's womb. 20 May the L ord l answer you in the day of trouble! His suffering was unique at that point as He offered Himself up for the sins of His people. Every sufferer may appeal to God as his Maker, and therefore bound to be his Helper and Preserver. Psalm 22:9, KJV: "But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts." "But thou art he that took me out of the womb; Thou didst make me trust when I was upon my mother's breasts. And the words of the praying one here also imply that the beginning of his life, as regards its outward circumstances, was amidst poverty, which likewise accords with the picture of Christ as drawn both in the Old and New Testaments. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/psalms-22.html. No one can prove that these thoughts did not pass through the mind of the Redeemer when he was enduring the agonies of desertion on the cross; no one can show that they would have been improper. Thou didst make me hope, or trust, i.e. Since God anticipates in this manner, by his grace, little infants before they have as yet the use of reason, it is certain that he will never disappoint the hope of his servants when they petition and call upon him. The term difficult. 22:9 But thou [art] he that took me out of the e womb: thou didst make me hope [when I was] upon my mother's breasts. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. 21. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/psalms-22.html. This part of the Psalm in Psalm 22:9–12 is more of a whole picture of the whole Psalm as this psalm is a very prophetic Illustration of the Lord whom was to Come. Applied to the Redeemer as a man, it means that in his earliest childhood he had trusted in God. (Psalms 22:9-11 RSV) How utterly forsaken he is! Thou art he that took me. The 'trust' on Messiah's part, as also on the part of all His people, is a sure pledge of deliverance in the sorest troubles. "Commentary on Psalms 22:9". Psalm 22:9-10. 1685. Thou didst make me hope.—Better, thou didst make me repose on my mother’s breast. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. God, it is true, to all appearance, shows the like goodness which is here celebrated even to the brute creation; but it is only to mankind that he shows himself to be a father in a special manner. Although thoughts such as these may appear childish, effeminate, and unseasonable, for those who are in such pain and conflicts, yet experience here teaches us to remember these tender, cheerful, lovely works of God, to seek a place of refuge when suffering the hard bites of the wrath and of the rod of God, and to enjoy the sweet and pleasant milk of our mother's heart, and all these other acts of mercy which were shown during the years of infancy. "Commentary on Psalms 22:9". BibliographyBarnes, Albert. BibliographyHengstenberg, Ernst. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. This does not mean that he literally cherished hope then, but that he had done it in the earliest period of his life, as the first act of his conscious being. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/psalms-22.html. Cross References Psalms 71:5 For You are my hope, O Lord GOD; You are my trust from my youth. This sense of the words frees them from a difficulty, how the grace of hope, or of faith and confidence, can, in a proper sense, be exercised in the infant state; for though the principle of grace may be implanted so early, yet how it should be exercised when there is not the due use of reason is not easy to conceive; if, therefore, the words are taken in this sense, the meaning must be, that he was caused to hope as soon as he was capable of it, which is sometimes the design of such a phrase; see Job 31:18; unless we suppose something extraordinary in Christ's human nature, which some interpreters are not willing to allow, because he was in all things like unto us excepting sin; but I see not, that seeing the human nature was an extraordinary one, was perfectly holy from the first of it, the grace of God was upon it as soon as born, and it was anointed with the Holy Ghost above its fellows, why it may not be thought to exercise grace in an extraordinary manner, so early as is here expressed, literally understood. We must, therefore, just consider גהי as the infinitive,—"my breaking forth." David is suffering at the hands of his enemies—suffering to the point of almost dying. . Thus shall we, when brought into trouble, be led to think (as we are commanded to do) on the days of happiness gone by: when distress and suffering are upon us, we shall remember the great grace and goodness of God manifested to us in early youth; and when we suffer as men, we shall reflect on what we enjoyed when children. He takes as a blessed truth what they had spoken as an ironical sneer. 22:10 I was cast upon thee from the womb: thou [art] my God from my mother's f belly. "Commentary on Psalms 22:9". batah. Ver. Now, whoever is entitled to trust, and it does not depend on whether a man is yet capable of trusting, is also entitled to help. has o, not u, perhaps in a more neuter sense, more closely approximating the reflexive (cf. But You are holy; You await the praises of Israel. a 3 My God, I call by day, but you do not answer;. The words may be rendered, as they are by some, "thou didst keep me in safety", or make me safe and secure (z), when I was "upon my mother's breast": this was verified in Christ at the time Herod sought to take away his life; he was then in his mother's arms, and sucked at her breast; when the Lord in a dream acquainted Joseph with Herod's design, and directed him to flee with the young child and his mother into Egypt, where they were kept in safety till the death of Herod. He briefly enumerates the benefits which God had bestowed upon him, by which he had long since learned that he was his father. The agony of death itself was approaching; the disciples had all forsaken him and fled, with the exception of John; and in the excruciating agony of that situation, Jesus again cried out for help. מבטיחי refers back to בטחו in Psalms 22:4 and Psalms 22:5 :—to make or permit to trust, is to give ground to trust, to warrant to do so; and this God had done to the sufferer, fly protecting him in his early youth. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". Hebrew. It is not strange that hope is figuratively ascribed to infants, seeing even the brute creatures are said to hope, Romans 8:20, and to wait and cry to God, Psalms 145:15 147:9. Thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts. This he now calls to remembrance; this he now urges as a reason why God should not with. Twice he mentions his mother. PSALM 22 * The Prayer of an Innocent Person. Thus every other answer to the complaint, Why hast Thou forsaken me? 1 For the leader; according to “The deer of the dawn.” * A psalm of David. 2 My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. We simply cannot understand why any Christian writer could complain that the Scriptures here are so general, "That no particular illness, or distressful situation can be identified." Read Full Chapter. didst make me hope—literally, "made me secure.". BibliographyGill, John. Much like Isaiah 53, Psalm 22 describes the Messiah’s torment, rejection and death. His friends have rejected him and fled. Psalms 22:10 I was cast upon thee from the … BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. Compare Isaiah 49:1-3. 1909-1922. Psalms 22:9 But thou [art] he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope [when I was] upon my mother’s breasts. His first love was the love of God. "Thou art my God since my mother bare me" (Psalms 22:10). Only God is left and now he senses that God himself is forsaking him. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". The same Hebrew verb ( mabTiychiy (Hebrew #982)) as is translated "trusted" in Psalms 22:4-5; to this He refers back: translate, 'Thou didst make me (or give me cause) to trust (even as "our fathers trusted in thee" of old) when I was upon my mother's breasts.' It is no less than a miracle that the child is kept alive in the womb, and perisheth not in the midst of those excrements, and that, in coming forth, it dieth not, &c. The very opening and shutting again of the body when the child is to be born is a thing so incomprehensible that some naturalists acknowledge the immediate hand and power of God in it. The 2 parts of the verse mean the same. It is, therefore, with good reason said, that the infant is cast upon him; for, unless he fed the tender little babes, and watched over all the offices of the nurse, even at the very time of their being brought forth, they are exposed to a hundred deaths, by which they would be suffocated in an instant. But Thou didst take me out of my mother's womb, Thou didst permit me to trust when on my mother's breasts. The gift of life is the greater blessing, and will God withhold the lesser? "E.W. New International Version (NIV) 1865-1868. God may be called "the breaking forth," because it was by His power alone this took place, just as He is in other places called the covenant, the salvation, the blessing, the joy, etc., because all these depend on Him. (e) Even from my birth you have given me opportunity to trust in you. But thou art he that took me out of the womb] When, but for thine almighty midwifery, I might have been strangled; or, as an untimely birth, never seen the sun. 22:9 Kiy-aTäh gochi y mi Bä†en mav'†iychi y al-sh'dëy iMi y 22:9 But x3588 thou x859 [art] he that took 1518 z8801 me out of the womb: 990 x4480 thou didst make me hope 982 z8688 [when I was] upon x5921 my mother's 517 breasts. The Papists affirm, that there was something miraculous in the manner of Christ's coming into the world, as well as in his conception; that his conception of a virgin was miraculous is certain, being entirely owing to the wonderful and mysterious overshadowing of the Holy Ghost, and which was necessary to preserve his human nature from the contagion of sin, common to all that descend from Adam by ordinary generation; that so that individual of human nature might be proper to be united to the Son of God, and that it might be a fit sacrifice for the sins of men; but otherwise in all other things, sin only excepted, he was made like unto us; and it is a clear case, that his mother bore him the usual time, and went with him her full time of nine months, as women commonly do; see Luke 1:56; and it is as evident that he was born and brought forth in the same manner other infants are, seeing he was presented, to the Lord in the temple, and the offering was brought for him according to the law respecting the male that opens the womb, Luke 2:22; and the phrase that is here used is expressive of the common providence of God which attends such an event, every man being as it were midwifed into the world by God himself; see Job 10:18; though there was, no doubt, a peculiar providence which attended the birth of our Lord, and makes this expression more peculiarly applicable to him; since his mother Mary, when her full time was come, was at a distance from the place of her residence, was in an inn, and in a stable there, there being no room for her in the inn, and so very probably had no women about her to assist her, nor any midwife with her; and there was the more visible appearance of the hand of God in this affair, who might truly be said to take him out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts; which may be understood of the expectation and hope, common to infants, which have not the use of reason, with all creatures, whose eyes wait upon the Lord, and he gives them their meat in due season; and here may regard the sudden and suitable provision of milk in the mother's breast, to which there is in the infant a natural desire, and an hope and expectation of. draw the light of his countenance, and leave him to suffer alone. the plain text of Psalm 22. 1599-1645. He will not cast off his own child. thou didst give me sufficient ground for hope and trust, if I had then been capable of acting that grace, because of thy wonderful and watchful care over me in that weak and helpless state; which was eminently true of Christ, whom God so miraculously preserved and provided for in his infancy; the history whereof we read Mt 2. you are the glory of Israel. "Coffman Commentaries on the Old and New Testament". Great Jewish commentators like Rashi understood that in this chapter David is not only speaking about himself, but about the coming Messiah. May m the name of the God of Jacob n protect you! 9 i But You are He who took Me out of the womb; You made Me trust while on My mother's breasts. My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? BibliographyTorrey, R. A. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. But this is applicable to Christ in a singular manner, not as a late learned writer takes it, that God separated him from the womb, but that God did bring him out (as the word properly signifies). . Psalms 22:9 King James Version (KJV) But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts. דוְאַתָּ֥ה קָד֑וֹשׁ י֜וֹשֵׁ֗ב תְּהִלּ֥וֹת יִשְׂרָאֵֽל: But You are holy: … BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, But thou art he that took me out of the womb -, "Thou art my God since my mother bare me", John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, But thou art he that took me out of the womb, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? BibliographyClarke, Adam. 9. God had brought him into the world, guarding him in the perils of the earliest moments of his being, and he now pleads that in the day of trouble God will interpose and save him. He has already shown Himself as such in his helpless infancy. Upon my mother‘s breast - In my earliest infancy. This does not mean that he literally cherished hope then, but that he had done it in the earliest period of his life, as the first act of his conscious being. Another way the Jews wrote poetry was to use an acrostic. When I was upon my mother’s breasts, i.e. "Commentary on Psalms 22:9". by night, but I have no relief. While the Jewish commentary tries to explain the meaning of Psalm 22 as pertaining only to David, the sufferings described clearly exceed what David suffered during his life. 2 May he send you help from o the sanctuary. Psalm 22 is the prayer of a suffering martyr, who suffers unto death for the sake of his people, and is about salvation and resurrection by God as an answer to prayer. 3 May he q remember all your offerings. The argument is given Matthew 6:25. If any difficulty is felt after this, it may be removed by the assumption, that while the words were designed to suit the individual who peculiarly appropriated this Psalm, the Psalmist had primarily before his mind the community of the righteous, and on this account gave peculiar prominence to the grace of God manifested at the beginning of its existence, because then (that is, at the deliverance from Egypt, etc.) (9) But.—Better, For. He says that from the very moment of his birth he was in fellowship with God. Try, and you will then understand what it is to see the Divine majesty employed and taken up with childish, that is, with small, insignificant, yea contemptible works." "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". Used by Permission. Thou didst make me hope - Margin, “Keptest me in safety.” The phrase in the Hebrew means, Thou didst cause me to trust or to hope. Psalms 22:9 But thou [art] he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope [when I was] upon my mother’s breasts. The following passage from Luther is of a similar import: "Augustine, in the first book of his Confessions, finds great enjoyment and consolation in similar reflections, where he praises God with devout admiration for his creation and birth, and extols the Divine goodness in taking him up, and committing him to the care and attention of his mother. Look at Psalm 9: 8. Selah. His first breathings were those of piety. His first breathings were those of piety. Throughout the Old Testament there is never any mention made of a human father, or begetter, to the Messiah, but always only of His mother, or her who bare Him. BibliographyBeza, Theodore. "This is not the description of an illness, but of an execution"! It cannot be the participle, "my drawer forth;" for גוח signifies always, and even in Micah 4:10, to break forth: this form of the participle, moreover, is always intransitive; Ewald, § 140. (3-5) Remembrance of God’s nature and prior help. God took the nation up from its political infancy (Ezekiel 16:1-63; Hosea 11:1); and delivered it out of Egypt, even as He delivered the Antitype, Messiah out of the same land (Matthew 2:13-15). Job 10:8-11). and regard with favor your burnt sacrifices! The verse before us is in point of form an appendage to the last clause of the preceding one, "He has delight in him:" this is true; for Thou, O God, hast given me the richest proofs of Thy delight. A Psalm of David. 22:9-10 The imagery of these verses is the predestined purpose of the righteous suffering servant. c David again here raises a new fortress, in order to withstand and repel the machinations of Satan. (e) Even from my birth you have given me opportunity to trust in you. 1840-57. In a sense, this is true of all men, "But of the Holy Child, it was most true (Luke 2:40,49,52).".  The torture described here is clearly that of a crucifixion, a form of execution, which, as far as we can determine, had never at that time been used by any government. Psalm 22:9 New International Version (NIV) 9 Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you, even at my mother’s breast. Psalm 22:9 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 22:9, NIV: "Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you, even at my mother's breast." Copyright StatementJames Burton Coffman Commentaries reproduced by permission of Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. For example, David's hands and feet were never "pierced" (Psalm 22:16), and nobody "cast lots" (Psalm 22:18) for David's clothes. "Commentary on Psalms 22:9". He was a man, with all the innocent propensities and feelings of a man; and no one can say but that when on the cross - and perhaps with special fitness we may say when he saw his mother standing near him John 19:25 - these thoughts may have passed through his mind. It may mean here either that he was made to cherish a hope of the divine favor "in very early life," as it were when an infant at the breast; or it may mean that he had cause then to hope, or to trust in God. The phrase in the Hebrew means, Thou didst cause me to trust or to hope. Thou didst make me hope] Or, keptest me in safety; for puerilitas est periculorum pelagus, a thousand deaths and dangers little ones are subject to; but God preserveth and provideth: et haec non sunt per accidens, saith Kimchi, these things are not by chance, but by Divine providence. "The Adam Clarke Commentary". On the ground of his fellowship with God, which extends so far back, goes forth the cry for help (Psalm 22:12), which has been faintly heard through all the preceding verses, but now only comes to direct utterance for the first time. Still this difficulty loses much of its weight through the remark of Calvin: "This wonder has, through its frequency, become common; but if it were not that ingratitude had blinded our eyes, every birth would fill us with amazement, and every preservation of a child in its tender infancy, exposed as it is, even at its very entrance into the world, to death in a hundred forms." 1871-8. (Note: The Hoph. This also is evident, as was seen in the introduction, from the passage, Psalms 22:22-26. Ezekiel 32:19 with Ezekiel 32:32), rather than a purely passive. In fact, Rashi explains verse 27 as referring: “To the time of redemption, to the days of the Messiah.” [Rashi’s commentary on Psalm 22:27] 9. At the bottom of the matrix, the words ןוילע (elyon) m eaning the highest and ךלמ (melekh) meaning king intersect. b 4 Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One;. His first aspirations were for the divine favor. This connection is all the more suitable, when we observe that the mockers took, "He has pleasure in him," out of the lips of the sufferer, and spoke it out of his soul: What they in contempt upbraid me with, I have with perfect truth asserted; for Thou, etc. All other rights reserved. Psalm 22 begins with the most anguished cry in human history: “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” These are the words that Jesus took on His lips at the depth of His suffering on the cross. Make me hope The same Hebrew verb ( mabTiychiy (Hebrew #982)) as is translated "trusted" in Psalms 22:4-5; to this Make me hope. An infant cannot consciously trust in God. 4 May he r grant you your heart’s desire. John Trapp Complete Commentary. 9. Share. This often made the words come in the wrong order, like Psalm 9: 3. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/psalms-22.html. “From the depths of the earth”: Not actual resurrection, but rescue from near-death conditions and renewal of life’s strength and meaning. Thou didst make me hope.—Better, thou didst make me repose on my mother’s breast. Faith that turns to God in spite of derision is the best answer to derision. “To the choirmaster: according to The Doe of the Dawn. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. His disciples and family have left him alone; all have gone. His first aspirations were for the divine favor. this grace was most gloriously manifested. Have given me opportunity to trust when upon my mother ‘ s breast my earliest infancy me secure... 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