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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Psalms 124



Verse 1

Title. See note on Title of Psalm 120.

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. See App-4.

Verse 2

men. Hebrew. "adam. App-14. (Sing, refers to Sennacherib).

they. The plural, referring to Sennacherib"s hosts; likened to a stream and waters in verses: Psalms 124:4, Psalms 124:5. See note on Psalms 46:3.

Verse 3

quick = alive.

Verse 4

stream = torrent, or flood. Hebrew. nahal. See App-67.

our soul = us. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13. Note the Figure of speech Epistrophe (App-6) in the repetition at end of Psalms 124:5.

Verse 7

as a bird. The reference is to the words of Sennacherib on his cylinder, where he mentions Hezekiah by name, whom he had got "as a bird in a cage". See App-67.

Verse 8

name. See note on Psalms 20:1.

Who made heaven and earth. See App-67and note on Psalms 121:2 with Psalms 134:3.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 124:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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