Psalm 74:18
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New Living Translation
See how these enemies insult you, LORD. A foolish nation has dishonored your name.

King James Bible
Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed thy name.

Darby Bible Translation
Remember this, that an enemy hath reproached Jehovah, and a foolish people have contemned thy name.

World English Bible
Remember this, that the enemy has mocked you, Yahweh. Foolish people have blasphemed your name.

Young's Literal Translation
Remember this -- an enemy reproached Jehovah, And a foolish people have despised Thy name.

Psalm 74:18 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

74:18 Remember - Though we deserve to be forgotten, yet do not suffer our enemies to reproach the name of the great and glorious God.

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Library
Jesus Makes a Preaching Tour through Galilee.
^A Matt. IV. 23-25; ^B Mark I. 35-39; ^C Luke IV. 42-44. ^b 35 And in the morning, a great while before day, he rose up went out [i. e., from the house of Simon Peter], and departed into a desert place, and there prayed. [Though Palestine was densely populated, its people were all gathered into towns, so that it was usually easy to find solitude outside the city limits. A ravine near Capernaum, called the Vale of Doves, would afford such solitude. Jesus taught (Matt. vi. 6) and practiced solitary
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

The Sun Rising Upon a Dark World
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon then hath the light shined. C ontrasts are suited to illustrate and strengthen the impression of each other. The happiness of those, who by faith in MESSIAH, are brought into a state of peace, liberty, and comfort, is greatly enhanced and heightened by the consideration of that previous state of misery in which they once lived, and of the greater misery to which they were justly exposed.
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

The Justice of God
The next attribute is God's justice. All God's attributes are identical, and are the same with his essence. Though he has several attributes whereby he is made known to us, yet he has but one essence. A cedar tree may have several branches, yet it is but one cedar. So there are several attributes of God whereby we conceive of him, but only one entire essence. Well, then, concerning God's justice. Deut 32:4. Just and right is he.' Job 37:23. Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:6
Is this the way you repay the LORD, you foolish and senseless people? Isn't he your Father who created you? Has he not made you and established you?

Psalm 2:2
The kings of the earth prepare for battle; the rulers plot together against the LORD and against his anointed one.

Psalm 14:1
For the choir director: A psalm of David. Only fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!

Psalm 39:8
Rescue me from my rebellion. Do not let fools mock me.

Psalm 53:1
For the choir director: A meditation; a psalm of David. Only fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!

Psalm 74:10
How long, O God, will you allow our enemies to insult you? Will you let them dishonor your name forever?

Psalm 74:22
Arise, O God, and defend your cause. Remember how these fools insult you all day long.

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