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Bible Commentaries

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Psalms 11

Verse 1

To the chief Musician. See App-64 .

Title. A Psalm. See App-65 .

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .

put I my trust = I have fled for refuge. Hebrew. hasah. See App-69 .

my soul = me (for emphasis). Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .

as. The Aramaean, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulg, read this "as" (or "like") in the text.

Verse 2

the wicked = the lawless ones. Hebrew. rasha. '.

privily = in the darkness.

the upright = upright ones.

Verse 3

the foundations: hashshathoth = settled order of truth or institutions; not the roof or walls.

the = a.

do. Not say or think, but lawfully and effectually "do".

Verse 4

eyes . . . eyelids. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia . App-6 .

children = sons.

men. Hebrew. 'adam. App-14 .

Verse 5

the righteous = a righteous one.

His soul = He (emphatic). Hebrew. nephesh . App-13 . Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .

Verse 6

tempest = blast. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .

Verse 7

His countenance doth behold the upright = An upright one shall gaze upon His face. One of the emendations of the Sopherim. See App-33 , and note on Exodus 34:20 .

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Bibliographical Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 11". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/psalms-11.html. 1909-1922.