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:-. The writer, for the Church, praises God for past, and expresses trust for future, deliverance from foes.
1, 2. on our side—for us ( :-).
now—or, "oh! let Israel"
2. rose . . . against, c.— (Psalms 3:1 Psalms 56:11).
3. Then—that is, the time of our danger.
quick—literally, "living" (Numbers 16:32; Numbers 16:33), description of ferocity.
4, 5. (Compare Psalms 18:4; Psalms 18:16).
5. The epithet proud added to waters denotes insolent enemies.
6, 7. The figure is changed to that of a rapacious wild beast ( :-), and then of a fowler ( :-), and complete escape is denoted by breaking the net.
8. (Compare :-).
name—in the usual sense (Psalms 5:11; Psalms 20:1). He thus places over against the great danger the omnipotent God, and drowns, as it were in an anthem, the wickedness of the whole world and of hell, just as a great fire consumes a little drop of water [LUTHER].
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Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on Psalms 124". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/
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