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Commentary Critical And Explanatory On The Whole Bible by Robert Jamieson

Ps 124:1-8. The writer, for the Church, praises God for past, and expresses trust for future, deliverance from foes.

Ps 124:1-8. The writer, for the Church, praises God for past, and expresses trust for future, deliverance from foes.

1, 2. on our side -- for us (Ps 56:9).

now -- or, |oh! let Israel|

2. rose ... against, &c. -- (Ps 3:1; 56:11).

3. Then -- that is, the time of our danger.

quick -- literally, |living| (Nu 16:32, 33), description of ferocity.

4, 5. (Compare Ps 18:4, 16).

5. The epithet proud added to waters denotes insolent enemies.

6, 7. The figure is changed to that of a rapacious wild beast (Ps 3:7), and then of a fowler (Ps 91:3), and complete escape is denoted by breaking the net.

8. (Compare Ps 121:2).

name -- in the usual sense (Ps 5:11; 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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