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Geneva Study Bible
Psalms 124

 

 

Verse 1
"A Song of degrees of David." If [it had not been] the LORD who was a on our side, now may Israel say;

(a) He shows that God was ready to help at need and that there was no other way to be saved, but by this means alone.

Verse 3
Then they had swallowed us up b quick, when their wrath was kindled against us:

(b) So unable were we to resist.

Verse 4
Then the c waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul:

(c) He uses proper similitudes to express the great danger that the Church was in, and out of which God miraculously delivered them.

Verse 7
Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the d snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.

(d) For the wicked not only furiously rage against the faithful, but craftily imagined to destroy them.

 


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Bibliography Information
Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Psalms 124:4". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/psalms-124.html. 1599-1645.

Lectionary Calendar
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
the Second Week of Advent
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