Psalm 92 Bible Commentary

John Wesley’s Explanatory Notes

(Read all of Psalm 92)

Verse 5

[5] O LORD, how great are thy works! and thy thoughts are very deep.

Thoughts — Thy counsels in the government of the world and of thy church.

Verse 6

[6] A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this.

A brutish man — Who is led by sense, not by reason and faith.

This — The depth of God's counsels and works.

Verse 10

[10] But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.

Anointed — I shall have cause of testifying my joy by anointing myself, as the manner was at all joyful solemnities.

Verse 12

[12] The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Palm-tree — Which is constantly green and flourishing.

Verse 13

[13] Those that be planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God.

Planted — Whom God by his gracious providence has fixed there.

The house — In its courts; he means in the church of God, whereof all good men are living members.

Verse 14

[14] They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing;

Old age — Their last days shall be their best days, wherein they shall grow in grace, and increase in blessedness.