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Bible Commentaries

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". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/psalms-43.html. 1909-1922.