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Why . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis . App-6 .
times of trouble = the great time of tribulation. Compare Psalms 9:9 .
The wicked = a lawless one. Hebrew. r asha". App-44 .
persecute = hotly pursue.
the poor = an oppressed one. Compare Psalms 10:18 , and Psalms 9:9 . Hebrew. 'ani. See note on Proverbs 6:11 .
heart's = soul ' s. Hebrew. nephesh. .
blesseth, &c. One of the emendations of the Sopherim (see App-33 ). The primitive text of this line read, "the covetous man (or robber) blasphemeth, yea, abhorreth Jehovah". Compare 1 Kings 21:10 , 1 Kings 21:13 .Job 1:5 , Job 1:11 ; Job 2:5 , Job 2:9 .
God. Hebrew. Elohim. i.e. "no sign of God in all his thoughts".
sight = ken. [perception]
enemies = adversaries.
puffeth at = despiseth.
said in his heart. Compare Psalms 10:11 .
His mouth, &c. Quoted in Romans 3:14 .
the poor = a weak one. Hebrew. helkah.
forgotten. Compare Psalms 10:12 , and Psalms 9:12 , Psalms 9:17 , Psalms 9:18 .
never see it. Compare Psalms 10:14 .
Arise. Compare Psalms 9:19 .
the humble = the humble ones. Compare Psalms 10:17 .
Wherefore . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis.
require it = investigate.
Thou hast seen. Compare Psalms 10:11 .
the evil = an evil one. Hebrew. raa'. App-44 .
The LORD, &C. Quoted in Revelation 11:15 .
for ever and ever. Compare Psalms 9:5 .
heathen = nations. Compare Psalms 9:5 , Psalms 9:15 .
heard. prepare. cause. Figure of speech Anabasis .
prepare = establish.
ear. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .
oppressed. Compare Psalms 9:9 .
the man of the earth. Spoken of above as the "lawless one".
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 10". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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