Psalm 43: Psalm of faith (continuation of Psalm 42)
It seems that Psalm 43 is a continuation of Psalm 42 and the poem would have been divided to facilitate its understanding and use in the temples of praise. Therefore, it is also a psalm of lamentation and faith.
The power of the sacred words of psalm 43
Read below the final excerpt from the holy scripture with great faith:
1 Vindicate me, my God,
and plead my cause
against an unfaithful nation.
Rescue me from those who are
deceitful and wicked.
2 You are God my stronghold.
Why have you rejected me?
Why must I go about mourning,
oppressed by the enemy?
3 Send me your light and your faithful care,
let them lead me;
let them bring me to your holy mountain,
to the place where you dwell.
4 Then I will go to the altar of God,
to God, my joy and my delight.
I will praise you with the lyre,
O God, my God.
5 Why, my soul, are you downcast?
Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
for I will yet praise him,
my Savior and my God.
Interpretation of psalm 43
In order for you to interpret the entire message of Psalm 43, the WeMystic Team provided a detailed description of each passage of this Psalm, see below:
Verses 1 and 2
This is a declaration of innocence, where the psalmist assumes himself as being oppressed by his enemies. When he asks why God rejects him, it shows that what hurts him the most is the feeling that God has rejected him, more than the word of his enemies. A clearly lamentable stretch.
Verses 3 and 4
In this passage from Psalm 43, the psalmist asks God to be delivered. He asks for the light and Divine truth, for he knows that only they could save him from the deceit and the darkness that surrounded him. The Psalmist begs for his willingness and need to join the worshiping community of God.
Again, he repeats the same lament present in Psalm 42. In a time of distress, the poet implores in his heart by the power of God, so that he may continue to believe. He knows that one day, by the grace of God, he will return to the place where God is praised, the center of the Adoration of Jerusalem.
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