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Bible Commentaries

John Dummelow's Commentary on the Bible

Psalms 140

Verses 1-13

A prayer for deliverance from enemies (perhaps national), ascribed to David probably because it consists mainly of quotations from, and adaptations of, earlier Pss.

2. ’Continually do they stir up wars’: cp. Proverbs 15:18.

3. Selah] see on Psalms 3:4.

7. Covered] better, ’screened.’

11. Let not, etc.] better, ’a slander shall not.’

Verses 1-13

A prayer for deliverance from enemies (perhaps national), ascribed to David probably because it consists mainly of quotations from, and adaptations of, earlier Pss.

2. ’Continually do they stir up wars’: cp. Proverbs 15:18.

3. Selah] see on Psalms 3:4.

7. Covered] better, ’screened.’

11. Let not, etc.] better, ’a slander shall not.’

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Dummelow, John. "Commentary on Psalms 140". "John Dummelow's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dcb/psalms-140.html. 1909.