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Rejoice = Shout for joy. Psalms 33:0 (without a title) is thus linked on to Psalms 32:11 . Other links maybe noted: Compare Psalms 32:8 with Psalms 33:17 ; and Psalms 32:8 with Psalms 33:18 , &c.
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
a new song. First occurrence of seven new songs in the O.T. (six in the Psalms: Psalms 33:3 ; Psalms 40:3 ; Psalms 96:1 ; Psalms 98:1 ; Psalms 144:9 ; Psalms 149:1 ; and one in Isaiah 42:10 ). Hebrew. hadash, new, unheard of before.
goodness = lovingkindness.
By the word, &c. Quoted in 2 Peter 3:5 .
breath = spirit. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .
as an heap. Aramaean, Septuagint, and Syriac read "as a skin-bottle", taking the pointing as in Psalms 119:83 . The Massoretic pointing refers it to Exodus 15:8 .
depth = depths, or abysses.
world = world (as inhabited). Hebrew. tebel,
spake. Referring to the one act.
was done = it became. Refers to the permanent fact.
commanded. Refers to the one act.
stood fast. Refers to the abiding fact.
heathen = nations, or peoples.
Blessed = How happy. See App-63 . Compare Psalms 144:15 .
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
the sons of men = humanity. Hebrew. adam (with Art.) App-14 .
Behold. Figure of speech Asterism o s . App-6 .
eye. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 . Some codices, with Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "eyes" (plural)
hope in = wait for.
mercy = lovingkindness, or grace.
deliver = rescue.
their soul = them themselves. Hebrew. nephesh ( App-13 ),
Our soul = we ourselves. for emphasis.
shield. Hebrew. magen. See note on Psalms 5:12 .
trusted = confided. Hebrew. batah. App-69 .
holy. See note on Exodus 3:5 .
name. See note on Psalms 20:1 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 33". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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