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Whedon's Commentary on the Bible
Psalms 117

 

 

Verse 1

1. Nations… people—Terms which, in the widest sense, comprehended the whole heathen world. The apostle quotes it literally “Praise the Lord all ye Gentiles, and laud him all ye people”as a proof that the gospel is to the Gentiles only a confirmation of the covenant promise made to Abraham. Romans 15:11. Compare Psalm 117:8, 9; Genesis 17:4-5; Genesis 22:18


Verse 2

2. Merciful… truth—Two distinguishing attributes in their relation to God’s promise and covenantkingly qualities, (Proverbs 20:28,) specially remembered and extolled by the Hebrews in their deliverance from captivity. Psalms 85:10; Psalms 89:14.

Kindness is great toward us— Literally, Mercy is mighty over us.

Truth… for ever—Truth to eternity.

 


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Whedon, Daniel. "Commentary on Psalms 117:4". "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/psalms-117.html. 1874-1909.

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Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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