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Bible Commentaries

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Psalms 92

Verse 1

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

Song. Hebrew. shir. App-65 .

the sabbath day. Looking forward to the Day and Rest of Messiah's reign. May it not also have reference to the wilderness time, the cause being recorded in Numbers 15:32-41 ?

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .

name. See note on Psalms 20:1 .

MOST HIGH. Hebrew 'Elyon. App-4 . Showing that it relates to His doings in the earth. See notes on p. 809.

Verse 2

every = in the.

Verse 3

a solemn sound. Hebrew. higgiyon = soliloquy, or meditation. Occurs in three Psalms: Psalms 9:16 ; Psalms 19:14 ("meditation"); Psalms 92:3 ("solemn sound"). See App-66 .

Verse 4

work = act. Hebrew. pa'al Some codices, with two early printed editions and Syriac, read "acts" (plural)

works = labours. Hebrew. 'asah.

Verse 5

very deep. Compare Psalms 36:6 ; Psalms 40:5 ; Psalms 139:17 . Romans 11:33 .

Verse 6

man. Hebrew. 'ish. App-14 .

Verse 7

wicked = lawless. Hebrew. rasha'. App-44 .

iniquity. Hebrew. 'aven. App-44 . See note on Psalms 92:14 ,

Verse 8

art most high = [art enthroned] on high. Not as Psalms 92:1 .

Verse 10

the horn of. Supply Ellipsis ( App-6 ), by "those of".

unicorn = buffalo, or wild ox.

Verse 11

see, &c. = look on. Omit my desire.

hear = hear of [the destruction of] the wicked.

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

Verse 12

The righteous = A righteous one (singular)

palm. In barren soil, watered deep at the roots. An Endogen.

cedar. In mountain snows and storms, the roots embedded in the rocks. An Exogen.

Verse 13

God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .

Verse 14

fruit. The righteous for fruit, the wicked for fuel.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 92". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.