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And those enemies that are beaten back by the shepherd’s staff sometimes are forced to watch as the shepherd lavishes us with goodness, according to verse 5 of Psalm 23.. 5 Thou preparest a [table/feast] before me in [the presence/plain sight] of mine enemies: The royal poet is putting a spiritual meaning into the various experiences of his shepherd’s life; and as he once led his flock to the green pastures and by the still waters, so he ascribes whatever of peaceful happiness, his own life had known, to the kindly guidance of God. A table is set before me and my enemies for us to sit together and peacefully resolve our differences. They do not serve the shepherd or bear any of the burdens of his work. “But you who forsake the Lord, who forget My holy mountain,Who prepares a table for Gad, and who furnish a drink offering for Meni.” (Isaiah 65:11), “Yes, they spoke against God: They said, Can God prepare a table in the wilderness?” (Psalms 78:19). I have always longed for this verse to mean that God vindicates me or any human who has been wronged. He would not be … Ever. Bro. “But you who forsake the Lord, who forget My holy mountain, is a way of paying respect to Pagan gods. Psalm 23:5 Translation & Meaning. It’s so hard. While 'table" translates as "table", when I change it to Spanish "Mesa" or table-land, I can easily see the shepherd preparing the open area for the sheep, selecting a location where he can see enemies/predators approaching or sheep wandering, removing poisonous plants or entangling brambles . You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. God will provide and will lead us through this challenge. Matthew 6:33 But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and …. We are aware. Psalm 23 is a Psalm for all occasions- death, birthday, marriage etc. The contents are the same: the care and the feeding of the Shepherd; and the feast of the Host and His guests. Is "sit down" or "sit at table" some kind of colloquialism for a sacrificial meal? It’s like a death. If so, it makes more sense. My hope is so low and I pray for God to put him in a dire situation to see Gods truth. Excellent commentary! א מִזְמ֥וֹר לְדָוִ֑ד יְהֹוָ֥ה רֹ֜עִ֗י לֹ֣א אֶחְסָֽר:: A song of David: The Rabbis said: Wherever it says: “A song of David,” he would play [his musical instrument] and afterwards the Shechinah would rest on him. I shall. He is the author of Cup of Salvation: A Journey Through King David’s Psalms of Praise www.cupofsalvation.com and co-Founder of Blessing Bethlehem, a program that assists the struggling Christian community of Bethlehem www.blessingbethlehem.com. Psalms 23:4. Psalm 23:5 Prepare – Preparing a table has special meaning in the ancient culture of Israel. Be transformed by the renewing of your mind – when we are ‘fattened’ in our mind, we will be victorious! Psalm 23:5. There is a higher, more meaningful relationship to Him. Verse 5. Many thanks. It certainly is his style. We wander. Sometimes we are sheep. In turn we are each gifted with what we need to come out on the other side of this. He has anointed our medical teams who are dealing at the forefront with it. He fills the cup. However, a close and careful reading of the Hebrew original of this verse reveals that not only is this standard translation imprecise; but the deeper meaning of the verse is lost in these translations. And then here in verse 5 we are sitting at a table. Psalms 23:5 Context. Psalm 23. 9 You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy.” [] () The Hebrew word in verse 2 for “ He lays me down in green pastures” YARBITZEINI is actually a word that refers throughout Scripture only to animals laying down. Psalm 23:5(NASB) Verse Thoughts In this psalm, we see a beautiful portrait of God, as our good and faithful shepherd, Who leads us by still waters and guides us into the way of peace. I get the insights from the translations ,but we also need to be take into account context. Psalm 23, which begins with the words “Mizmor leDavid” (“A song of David ”), is arguably the most famous of all the Psalms. We stray mindlessly and God needs to shepherd us back to where we are supposed to be. a love like no love over flowing. And then here in verse 5 we are sitting at a table. The good man has his enemies. I hope that I'm not 'reading' into the verse something that isn't there but your rendering of the verse might intimate this. That is the word everywhere in the Bible where someone is anointed. God does not have grandchildren- but daughters and sons. Vs 1-4 the focus is on the shepherd, not on the sheep. We have heard many messages in the Psalm and may be hearing even now. in this verse he would have done exactly that! This is not exactly something most humans would find too appetizing. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / The Treasury of David / Psalm / Psalm 23 / Psalm 23:5; Share Tweet. Many of David's psalms are full of complaints, but this is full of comforts, and the expressions of delight in God's great goodness and dependence upon him. Psalms 23:5. If our verse meant that the Lord provides a table before me, which is also in front of my enemies, the same word should have been used for both. In it, King David sings of G‑d ’s protection, referring to Him as a shepherd. I love that interpretation of ‘you anoint my head with oil’ because so much of the battle is in the mind! 23:5 A table - Thou furnishest me with plenty of provisions and comforts. I’d like to suggest that in our verse the psalmist is praising the Lord for giving him everything he needs to defeat his enemies, including the confidence to be victorious. He does not do all the work. Read More, Copyright © 2020 The Israel Bible All Rights Reserved, The Hebrew word NEGED does, in fact, usually mean “in the presence of” it also means “opposite” or “against”. (e.g. Will He provide meat for His people?” This comparison of the nation questioning, "Can God do it?" In other words, in the opening verses of Psalm 23 we are sheep and the Lord is a shepherd. That makes sense to me. We need to trust/believe in/have faith in the shepherd. Douay Rheims Bible 23:5 Thou hast prepared a table before me against them that afflict me. Dispels the Pollyanna misconception so popular today. A comparison with Ps.78:19-20 offered another idea to me, as God led Moses & Hebrew people: 'They said, “Can God prepare a table in the wilderness? This is the standard translation of Psalm 23 verse 5. I will be teaching this portion of Psalm this Sunday. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. ... because the original Hebrew indicates that. In fact, in verse 2 the psalmist refers to himself grazing in green pastures. This is not a very mature relationship with the Lord. The choice to change from one word to another tells us that the implication and connotation of the two words is different. This is very comforting to me. Psalm 23:5 . Psalm 23:5 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. What happened to the animal imagery? This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies, ; can easily be understood as a kind of peace offering. At this point, I’d like to draw our attention to a remarkable transition that took place in our Psalm. And through this anointing You have given me the, Remember the beginning of the psalm when the Lord was described as a, ? But if King. 5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Complicated? Remember the beginning of the psalm when the Lord was described as a shepherd? The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. We are drinking from a cup. He leads me beside still waters. Let me sum this up and make things simple. Since when do sheep sit at tables and drink from cups? In other words, NEGED often implies a. stance. But It is our job to defeat our enemies; and His. Michael Jacob . In our zoom meeting my son was asked to say his favourite word in the bible and why? 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Genesis 49:9,14; Exodus 23:5), In other words, in the opening verses of Psalm 23 we are, And then here in verse 5 we are sitting at a. But as we mature in our relationship to Him he empowers us and gives us responsibility. It was a sign of hospitality and a precursor to relationship commitments. A Psalm of David. Since God is slow (as I feel this) to show our son how deceived he is and he has become our enemy) And I have no courage to stand up to him bc of more hate will come from his heart . 1 A song of David. Well, if the Lord is a shepherd, then we are sheep. Also it has taken away faith and belief. In fact, in verse 2 the psalmist refers to himself grazing in green pastures. Luke 12:30-32 For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and …. In Psalm 78 it refers to the Lord providing the needs of, Putting this together, when our verse states that, and victorious in the face of my enemies.”, The problem with this translation is that the Hebrew word for, in this verse. We are human beings created in His image. The word in our verse is DISHANTA is from the three-letter root D-SH-N. And guess what? The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. The Hebrew word in verse 2 for “, laying down. As I am preparing to teach this Psalm, I have struggled with this verse because the modern translations just don't line up with the typical use of the word "DISHANTA." That is the word everywhere in the Bible where someone is anointed. If our verse meant that the Lord provides a table before me, which is also in front of my enemies, the same word should have been used for both. There are two main parts to this psalm: the Shepherd and His sheep; and the Host and His guests. The Israel Bible is the world’s first Tanakh (Bible) centered around the Land of Israel, the People of Israel, and the dynamic relationship between them. Thou preparest a table before me In a providential way granting a sufficiency, and even an affluence of temporal good things; the providence of God lays and spreads a table for his people in the wilderness, and sets them down at it, and bids them welcome to it; see ( Psalms 78:19) ; and in a way of grace, the Lord making large provisions in his house for them, called … But I want to point out the 7 names of God hidden in this beautiful Psalm. 7310 Behold, He struck the rock so that waters gushed out, And streams were overflowing; Can He give bread also? He leads me in paths of righteousness for hi… The fact that this nuance is what is intended in our verse is clear from the phrase before it: – LEFANAI – also means “in front of” – but not ever in a confrontational way. 23:5 Taárokh' l' fänay shul'chän neged tzor'räy DiSHan'Tä va SHemen roshi y Kôši y r'wäyäh 23:5 Thou preparest 6186 z8799 a table 7979 before 6440 me in the presence x5048 of mine enemies: 6887 z8802 thou anointest 1878 z8765 my head 7218 with oil; 8081 my cup 3563 runneth over. He makes me lie down in green pastures. I got me thinking of John 10. Psalm 23 5 Message: In our Psalm 23 4 Commentary article we heard about God protecting us from enemies. could and has been mis-translated… and therefore made meaningless and confusing. We are no longer sheep. Setting a table means to show respect and provide what is needed. The fact that this nuance is what is intended in our verse is clear from the phrase before it: The word for before me – LEFANAI – also means “in front of” – but not ever in a confrontational way. The comments below do not necessarily reflect the beliefs and opinions of The Israel Bible™. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. It is a song to bring the holy spirit upon David. We are his anointed agents to defeat evil. (e.g. We need true explanations of all of the bible more than anything right now in this world. Instead, he chose to use the word D-SH-N. But in this psalm, … Individual psalms are referred to as Mizmorim: Mizmor Aleph (Psalm 1), Mizmor Bet (Psalm 2), and so on. Thank you to all. "my sheep know my voice", Thank you so much for explanations we see the work of a shepherd and the work of ship and the work of the anointing, Think we have to look at Da Vinci's Last Supper and look at the master's largest prop …………symbolically the silent language can also be the most revealing, 23/5/2020. I so appreciate your insight and clarification. In Isaiah, the setting of table is a way of paying respect to Pagan gods. So what does the verse mean when it writes “You have freshened/fattened my head with oil?”. This understanding of the verse is even more evident from the second translation issue. D-SH-N does not mean anoint. We battle our enemies. I appreciate your interpretation of the verse. At times we are as fully dependent and as clueless as sheep. Since when do sheep sit at tables and drink from cups. It stands to reason that language and signs etc. Psalms Chapter 23 תְּהִלִּים א  מִזְמוֹר לְדָוִד:    יְהוָה רֹעִי, לֹא אֶחְסָר. Psalm 23:5 "A Psalm of David." 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