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Geneva Study Bible

Psalms 130

 

 

Verse 1
"A Song of degrees." Out of the a depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD.

(a) Being in great distress and sorrow.

Verse 3
If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, b who shall stand?

(b) He declares that we cannot be just before God but by forgiveness of sins.

Verse 4
But [there is] forgiveness with thee, that thou c mayest be feared.

(c) Because by nature you are merciful therefore the faithful revere you.

Verse 7
Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD [there is] d mercy, and with him [is] plenteous redemption.

(d) He shows to whom the mercy of God belongs, that is, Israel, to the Church and not the reprobate.

 


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Bibliography Information
Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Psalms 130:4". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/psalms-130.html. 1599-1645.

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