Verse 5. "But I am poor and needy " - wybaw yn[ ani veebyon, I am a poor man, and a beggar-an afflicted beggar; a sense of my poverty causes me to beg.
"Thou art my help " - I know thou hast enough, and to spare; and therefore I come to thee.
"Make no tarrying. " - My wants are many, my danger great, my time short. O God, delay not!
ANALYSIS OF THE SEVENTIETH PSALM
The contents of this Psalm are the following: - I. The prayer of David for himself, that he may be freed from his enemies, ver. 1, repeated ver. 5.
II. For the speedy overthrow of the wicked ver. 2, 3.
III. For the prosperity of the godly, ver. 4.
IV. The arguments he uses to induce God to answer his prayer.
1. His miserable condition: "I am poor and needy." 2. God's office: "Thou art my Helper and Redeemer." For a farther analysis, see at the end of the fortieth Psalm.