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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Psalms 67



Verse 1

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

Song. Hebrew. shir. App-65. Some codices, with Septuagint and Vulgate, add "of David".

God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4.

merciful = favourable, or gracious.

Selah. Connecting the prayer (Psalms 67:1) with the object of it (Psalms 67:2). See App-66.

Verse 2

way = dealings. See note on Psalms 103:7.

saving health = salvation, or saving help.

Verse 3

the people = peoples. (No Art.)

Verse 4

the nations. (No Art.)

govern = gently lead.

Selah. Connecting the righteous rule of God of Psalms 67:4 with renewed praise for it in Psalms 67:5. See App-66.

Verse 6

God . . . God. Figure of speech Epizeuxis. App-6.

Verse 7

God shall bless us. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4.

the earth. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), for its inhabitants. (No Art.)

To the chief Musician. See App-64.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 67:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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