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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Psalms 98



Verse 1

Title (of Psalm 98). A Psalm. Hebrew. mizmor. App-65.

O sing. Another summons to sing the New Song; but this time it is for what Jehovah has done for Israel. right hand . . . arm. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6.

Verse 2

heathen = nations.

holy. See note on Exodus 3:5.

Verse 3

mercy = lovingkindness, or grace.

God. Hebrew. Elohim.

Verse 4

sing praise. Figure of speech Anadiplosis, for emphasis. See note on "psalm", Psalms 98:5.

Verse 5

a psalm = sing praise (Hebrew. zimrah), at end of Psalms 98:4 and Psalms 98:5, by Figure of speech Anadiplosis. App-6.

Verse 6

before. See note on "presence" (Psalms 95:2).

Verse 7

The world: i.e. as inhabited. Hebrew. tebel,

Verse 8

floods = rivers.

clap. Figure of speech Prosopopoeia. App-6.

Verse 9

people = peoples.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 98:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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