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Neginah = smitings. App-65 .
Title. of David: i.e. relating to David and to the true David.
the earth: or, the land.
that is higher than I = which will prove higher.
shelter = refuge.
tabernacle. Hebrew. 'ohel, tent ( App-40 .), i.e. David's tent on Mount Zion. The Psalm probably refers to Absalom's rebellion.
trust = flee for refuge. Hebrew. hasah. App-69 .
covert = secret place.
wings. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia . App-6 .
Selah. Connecting the confidence with the only true ground of it. This is the central member of the Psalm. See the Structure above.
fear = revere.
Thy name = Thee. See note on Psalms 20:1 .
many generations = from generation to generation.
abide = remain [enthroned].
prepare = number, or appoint, as in Jonah 1:17 .
mercy = lovingkindness, or grace.
To the chief Musician. See App-64 .
to = for.
Jeduthun. A precentor appointed by David, by name Ethan (see App-65 ), afterward called Jeduthun = confession (1 Chronicles 15:17-19 ; 1 Chronicles 16:41 ; 1 Chronicles 25:1-6 ). Other Jeduthun Psalms are Psalms 38:0 and Psalms 76:0 ; in all three "vows" find a place.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 61". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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