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Thursday, July 25th, 2024
the Week of Proper 11 / Ordinary 16
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Bible Commentaries
Psalms 108

Gill's Exposition of the Whole BibleGill's Exposition



A Song [or] Psalm of David. This psalm consists of several passages out of the fifty seventh and sixtieth psalms, with very little variation. Jarchi and Kimchi refer it to the times of the Messiah. The title in the Syriac version is,

"concerning the calling of the Gentiles,''

to which, no doubt, it has respect.

Verse 1

O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise,.... From hence to Psalms 108:6 the words are taken out of Psalms 57:7, which see.

Even with my glory; my tongue; in Psalms 57:8, it is read, "awake up my glory". Psalms 57:8- :,

Verse 2


Verse 3


Verse 4

For thy mercy is great above the heavens,..... It is in

Psalms 57:10, "thy mercy is great unto the heavens".

Psalms 57:10- :.

Verse 5


Verse 6

That thy beloved may be delivered,.... From hence to the end of the psalm the words are taken out of Psalms 60:5.

Psalms 60:5- :.

Verse 7


Verse 8


Verse 9

Over Philistia will I triumph,.... In Psalms 60:8, it is, "Philistia, triumph thou because of me"; Psalms 60:8- :.

Verse 10


Verse 11

And wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our hosts?.... In

Psalms 60:10, it is, "and thou, O God, which didst not go out with our armies". Psalms 60:10- :.

Verse 12


Verse 13


Bibliographical Information
Gill, John. "Commentary on Psalms 108". "Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/geb/psalms-108.html. 1999.
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