A Psalm of David. 2:18-23; Luke 12:16-20). Psalms 39. that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me. Psalms 39:7 Context. 4 LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. This psalm arises out of some unspecified problem in David’s life (39:10). I sayd, I will take heede to my waies, that I sinne not with my tongue: I will keepe my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me. 2 Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. With most popular verse and related links. The Chief Musician is thought by some to be the Lord GOD Himself, and others suppose him to be a leader of choirs or musicians in David’s time, such as Heman the singer or Asaph (1 Chronicles 6:33, 16:5-7, and 25:6). 1 {To the chief Musician, even to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.} To Jeduthun. So, David is writing this psalm for the chief musician – in this case, this man named Jeduthun. 4 For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, thou knowest it altogether. I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. Psalm 39 – Wisdom to Speak Under God’s Correction. KJV Psalm 39:1 Jeduthun was the name of a Levite whom David appointed to lead one of the Temple choirs. Apparently he had some illness, which he relates to God’s hand of discipline (39:11). Psalm 39:6 "Surely every man walketh in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up [riches], and knoweth not who shall gather them." 139 O lord, thou hast searched me, and known me. The Holy Bible: King James Version. That’s what we gather from the superscription. Bible > KJV > Psalm 39 Psalm 39 King James Bible: Par I Will Watch My Ways. Selah. “Surely every man walketh in a vain show”: On the futility and irony of this phenomenon (compare Job 27:16), in context (Eccl. The Psalms, chapter 39, King James Version (KJV), Strong's Concordance, 14 verses. 1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) Psalms chapter 39 KJV (King James Version) This verse hit me the most, O spare me, that I may recover strenght, before I go hence and be no more. 2 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.. 3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD. Psalms chapter 39 1611 KJV (King James Version) 1 To the chiefe Musician, euen to Ieduthun, A Psalme of Dauid. I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me. 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