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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Psalms 15

 

 

Verse 1

LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4.

tabernacle = tent: i.e. dwelling, or home. Some codices, with one early printed edition, read "tents"; plural of majesty = Thy heavenly home. See App-40.

dwell = abide continually. Figure of speech Anabasis. App-6.

holy hill = holy mountain: i.e. Mount Zion; the type of the heavenly kingdom.


Verse 2

walketh = walketh habitually.

walketh . . . worketh . . . speaketh. Note Figure of speech Anabasis.

uprightly = without blame.

truth. First occurrence in the Psalms.


Verse 3

He that = that never hath. So in the following two lines.

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

neighbour = friend.

taketh up = receiveth.


Verse 4

to his own hurt. Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "to his neighbour".


Verse 5

usury. Compare Exodus 22:25. Leviticus 25:36, Leviticus 25:37. Deuteronomy 23:19, Deuteronomy 23:20.

reward = bribery. Compare Exodus 23:8. Deuteronomy 27:25.

never be moved. See Psalms 15:1. Contrast Psalms 9:15, Psalms 9:17, and compare Matthew 7:24-27. Matthew 16:8; Matthew 125:1.

 


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Bibliography Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 15:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/psalms-15.html. 1909-1922.

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Friday, November 15th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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