PREVIOUS CHAPTER - NEXT CHAPTER - HELP - FB - TWITTER - GR VIDEOS - GR FORUMS - GR YOUTUBE
Ps 140:1-13. The style of this Psalm resembles those of David in the former part of the book, presenting the usual complaint, prayer, and confident hope of relief.
1. evil man--Which of David's enemies is meant is not important.
2-5. This character of the wicked, and the devices planned against the pious, correspond to Ps 10:7; 31:13; 58:4, &c.
3. sharpened . . . like a serpent--not like a serpent does, but they are thus like a serpent in cunning and venom.
6. (Compare Ps 5:1-12; 16:2).
7. day of battle--literally, "of armor," that is, when using it.
Ps 37:12; 66:7).
12. (Compare Ps 9:4).