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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Psalms 64



Verse 1

Title. A Psalm. Hebrew. mizmor. App-65.

of David = relating to David and the true David.

God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4.

prayer = musing.

Verse 2

Hide. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), for protect.

secret counsel = conspiracy (2 Samuel 16:20-22; 2 Samuel 17:1-4).

wicked. Hebrew. ra"a".

insurrection. The former, secret; this, open.

iniquity. Hebrew. "avah.

Verse 4

shoot. fear. Figure of speech Paronomasia. Hebrew. yoruhu. . yira"u.

Verse 5

evil. Hebrew. ra"a". App-44.

Verse 6

iniquities. Hebrew. "aval. App-44.

Verse 7

shoot. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6.

Verse 8

men. Hebrew. "adam. App-14.

shall fear. Some codices, with six early printed editions, read "will see".

Verse 10

The righteous = A righteous one.

trust = make his refuge. Hebrew. hasah. App-69.

To the chief Musician. See App-64.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 64:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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