Observation itself proves that the schemes of princes are deep and complicated. This is not a reference to the Son of Man, who is Christ. Bibliography Calvin, John. It simply means, "Do not trust human beings, no matter how powerful or well-known, to instruct you in matters of salvation. The language of Psalm is very similar, and it proceeds here, too, as there in Psalm cf. Compare Psalms ; Psalms It is right to put our trust in him; we have no other trust. Obadiah; no, nor in David himself, nor in any of the princes; for how great soever they look, or in whatsoever honour and esteem they may be, they are but sons of men; are frail mortal men, and die like men, though they may be called gods, as they are by office: but no man or son of man, let him be what he will, is to be trusted in; there is a curse on him that does it, Jeremiah Those who are called in Psalm those who fear Him, are called in Psalm those who love Him.
Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save. When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their. Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day. The writer of Psalm begins much like the Psalmist of Psalm 1. Both introduce their poem with an antithetical construct; the latter first.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary. All other rights reserved. Geneva Study Bible Put not your trust in b princes, [nor] in the son of man, in whom [there is] no help.
Psalms Do not trust in VersebyVerse Commentary
Observation itself proves that the schemes of princes are deep and complicated. Psalm Not in foreign princes, in alliances and confederacies with them; nor in any at home. So the Hebrew.
Those who are called in Psalm those who fear Him, are called in Psalm those who love Him.
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Preferences Subscriptions Lists. Perhaps they had begun to suppose that they were about to owe their deliverance to the Persian king. Nor in the son of man ] The arm of flesh. He cannot save himself; he cannot save others.
Psalm Commentaries Do not trust in princes, In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.
There is indeed a Son of man that is to be trusted in, the Lord Jesus Christ; but then he is God as well as man, the true God, the great God, God over all, blessed for ever; were he not, he would not be the proper object of trust, for there is no "help" or "salvation" in a mere creature; even kings and princes cannot help and save themselves oftentimes, and much less their people; their salvation is of God, and not from themselves, or from their armies, Psalm The Jews had found dependence on Pharaoh no safeguard against Nebuchadnezzar when Jerusalem was besieged by the latter.
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Trust not in princes This admonition is appropriately inserted, for one means by which men blind themselves is that of involving their minds through a number of inventions, and being thus prevented from engaging in the praises of God.
Bibliography Beza, Theodore.
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In princes; in men of greatest wealth and power, in whose favour men are very prone to trust. Color Scheme. Compare also the notes at Isaiah : "Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for wherein is he to be accounted of?
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