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Bless. Figure of speech Apostrophe.
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. with 'eth = Jehovah Himself. App-4 .
my soul = I myself. Hebrew. nephesh.
LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
very great. The conception of Deity is grand; and the cosmogony is neither Hebrew nor Babylonian, but Divine.
clothed. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 . So throughout the Psalm.
curtain. Of the fifty-three occurrences of this word, only one (here) in the Psalms. No less than forty-seven of them have to do with the Tabernacle; forty-three of them being in Exodus 26:0 and Exodus 36:0 .
the clouds = the thick clouds.
chariot. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia.
wind. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .
Who, &c. Quoted in Hebrews 1:7 .
spirits. Angels are spirits (Hebrew. ruach. App-9 ), and are called so in Hebrews 1:7 , Heb 1:14 ; 1 Peter 3:19 (compare 1 Peter 3:22 ).
ministers = servants. Compare Psalms 103:21 .
foundations. Compare Job 38:4-6 . Proverbs 8:29 .
earth. Hebrew. 'erez. As in verses: Psalms 104:9 , Psalms 104:13 , Psalms 104:14 , Psa 9:24 ; not the same word as in Psalms 104:20 .
be removed = move.
for ever = for ever and aye.
The waters stood. Compare 2 Peter 3:5 , 2 Peter 3:6 with Genesis 1:2 -.
hast founded = didst prepare.
The wild asses: are provided with water. Compare Psalms 104:15 .
man. Hebrew ' adam , with Art. = humanity. App-14 .
food. Hebrew bread, Put by Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Part), App-6 , for all food. Note the three, "grass", "herb". "food".
wine: is provided for man. Compare Psalms 104:11 . Hebrew. yayin. App-27 .
man = weak, mortal man. Hebrew. 'enosh. App-14 .
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
conies. Hebrew. shaphan. Not rabbits, which can burrow; but about their size, having smooth feet; therefore dwelling among the rocks, and not in the ground.
knoweth. Figure of speech Prosopopoeia. .
how manifold. Figure of speech Apostrophe. App-6 .
ships: or nautilus, the "small" of Psalms 104:25 .
leviathan = sea monster, or the "great" of Psalms 104:25 .
made = formed.
play = sport.
hand. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .
troubled = dismayed.
breath = spirit. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .
return. Compare Genesis 3:19 . Ecclesiastes 12:7 .
spirit. Hebrew. ruach . App-9 .
earth = ground. Hebrew. 'adamah.
His works. His own works.
sinners. Hebrew. chata'. App-44 .
the wicked = lawless ones. Hebrew. rasha'. App-44 .
be no more = be there no sign of them. Compare Psalms 103:16 .
Praise ye THE LORD (Hebrew Jah. App-4 ). Hebrew. Halelu-jah. This is the first "Hallelujah" in the O.T. The Talmud and the Midrash call attention to the fact that it is connected with the overthrow of the wicked. We may note that it is the same with the first Hallelujah in the N.T. (Revelation 19:1 , Revelation 19:2 ).
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 104". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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