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Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible
Psalms 86

 

 

Verses 1-17

LXXXVI. The Prayer of a Godly Man in Affliction.—This Ps. is little more than a cento from the rest of the Psalter.

Psalms 86:1-10. The Psalmist prays for succour, pleading God's mercy and his own piety. For piety, see Psalms 4:3.

Psalms 86:8-10. The incomparable greatness of God, which all nations will in the end acknowledge.

Psalms 86:11-17. Prayer for Divine guidance and for a token that God is on his side, not on that of his more prosperous foes.

Psalms 86:11. to fear: read, "to them that fear." The LXX reads, "let my heart rejoice to fear thy name."

 


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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 86:4". "Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pfc/psalms-86.html. 1919.

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Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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