This page was last modified on September 15, 2017, at 5:16 AM. See Psalm 131:1 with its adjacent verses in bold below. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. Quotes available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Follow either of the two large buttons below to see these verses in their broader context of the King James Bible or a Bible concordance. Verses 1-3 (see note on Psalm 120:1-7). KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. Whole Psalm. PSALM 131:1. The King James Bible (1611) and Strong's Concordance (1890) with Hebrew and Greek dictionaries are sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). 1 Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me. To get what Psalm 131:1 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. Commentators suggest two possible occasions for its composition. A Personal Testimony (131:1-2); II. “Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.”. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles, To soar, i.e., be lofty; figuratively, to be haughty, An eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape), To be high actively, to rise or raise (in various applications, literally or figuratively), To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively), Great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent, Properly, perhaps to separate, i.e., distinguish (literally or figuratively); by implication, to be (causatively, make) great, difficult, wonderful, Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses. Psalms 131 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. Follow the buttons on the right to get more detail. This is a simplified translation of the original Hebrew word. © 2017 QuotesCosmos ● Home ● About ● Privacy ● Terms ● Principles ● Sitemap ● Contact. Use the buttons below to get details on the Hebrew word and view related Bible verses that use the same root word. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. To get what Psalm 131:1 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. David is the author, but the circumstances are not apparent. What does this verse really mean? Forgiveness should humble us. Popularity relative to other verses in Psalm chapter 131 using average monthly Google searches. Of David. This psalm is titled A Song of Ascents. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. The first may be when Saul hunted David, and David was repeatedly accused of ambition for the throne of Israel. And I will execute great vengeance upon them, love the Lord your God with all your heart, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God, The heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the center of anything, Not (the simple or abs. Use the scale on the left to tell how often the verses below are googled compared to each other. Information based on Strong's Exhaustive Concordance. Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool. I. “ Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.” 3 Let Israel hope in the Lord from henceforth and for ever. Psalm 130 is a Song of Forgiveness; Psalm 131 is a Song of Humility: the former celebrates the blessedness of the man whose transgressions are pardoned, the latter celebrates the blessedness of the man who is of a meek and lowly spirit. Psalm 131: An intensely personal song of humility, this psalm contains David’s declaration of humility (verse 1), declaration of trust (verse 2), and call for hope (verse 3). 2 Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child. Psalm 131 – David’s Humble, Learned Contentment in the LORD.