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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Psalms 43

 

 

Verse 1

Judge = Vindicate.

God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4.

ungodly = graceless. Figure of speech Tapeinosis. App-6.

man. Hebrew. "ish.


Verse 2

my strength = my refuge, or my defending God.

dost = didst.

cast. off. See Psalms 44:8.

the enemy = an enemy.


Verse 3

light . . . truth. Probably an allusion to the Urim and Thummim (see notes on Exodus 28:30), from which the Psalmist was now absent, in flight from Absalom.

lead = gently lead, or comfort.

bring: i.e. by their guiding counsel.

Thy holy hill: i.e. Zion. Therefore refers to times of David.

holy. See note on Exodus 3:5.

tabernacles = habitations. Plural of majesty = thy great habitation. Hebrew, plural of mishkan. App-40.


Verse 4

GOD. Hebrew El. App-4.


Verse 5

Why . . . ? See notes on Psalms 42:5 for the whole of this verse.

health = salvation. See note on Psalms 42:5.

To the chief Musician. See App-64.

 


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 43:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/psalms-43.html. 1909-1922.

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