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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Psalms 64

Verse 1

Title. A Psalm. Hebrew. mizmor. App-65 .

of David = relating to David and the true David.

God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .

prayer = musing.

Verse 2

Hide. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), for protect.

secret counsel = conspiracy (2 Samuel 16:20-22 ; 2 Samuel 17:1-4 ).

wicked. Hebrew. ra'a'.

insurrection. The former, secret; this, open.

iniquity. Hebrew. 'avah.

Verse 4

shoot. fear. Figure of speech Paronomasia. Hebrew. yoruhu. . yira'u.

Verse 5

evil. Hebrew. ra'a'. App-44 .

Verse 6

iniquities. Hebrew. 'aval. App-44 .

Verse 7

shoot. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .

Verse 8

men. Hebrew. 'adam. App-14 .

shall fear. Some codices, with six early printed editions, read "will see".

Verse 10

The righteous = A righteous one.

trust = make his refuge. Hebrew. hasah . App-69 .

To the chief Musician. See App-64 .

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 64". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.