Psalm Chiasms

Introduction to the book of Psalms

The first series of chiasms will be from the Book of Psalms. The book of Psalms is a collection of w…

Book 1 – The Enduring Kingdom

Chapters 1 – 41 This first book (section) of Psalms focuses on the Enduring Kingdom of YHWH. Let’s l…

Psalm 1 – A Contrast of the Righteous and the Wicked

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Psalm 2 – You Are My Son

I have noticed that the formatting of chiasms and the length of these studies does not translate wel…

Psalm 3 – He Answered Me From His Holy Hill

This psalm is has dual structures one is a chiastic, the other is a contrasting parallel. In the chi…

Psalm 4 – Be Angry and Sin Not

This short psalm is wonderfully complex! One of my favorite phrases in Scripture is “the manifold wi…

Psalm 5 – Lead Me, O YHWH!

Up to this point, the structures of the psalms have been pretty straight forward but Psalm 5 breaks …

Save Me Oh YHWH!

Psalms are traditionally read on Pesach. I have stepped outside our order of study to examine this b…

Psalm 6 – Depart from Me Workers of Iniquity!

Mat 7:21  “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the…

Psalm 67 – Let the Nations Be Glad!

Shavuot is the Feast of LEAVENED Bread. The time we celebrate the manifold gifts of YHWH and His pla…

Psalm 7 – My Shield is With YHWH

Psalm 7 is full of ugly, violent language:  swords, bows, arrows, plunder, trample.  Howev…

Psalm 69