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Title. of David: i.e. relating to the true David.
Bless. Figure of speech Apostrophe.
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. with ' eth = Jehovah Himself.
my soul = me myself. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .
holy. See note on Exodus 3:5 .
name. See note on Psalms 20:1 .
all = any of.
benefits = dealings.
forgiveth = passeth over. This verb, with its adjective and subs., is never used but of God. Literal. That is the Forgiver. Compare Psalms 103:14 and note there.
iniquities. Hebrew. 'avah. So some codices, with one early printed edition, Septuagint and Vulgate (plural); other codices read singular.
redeemeth: i.e. as a kinsman. Hebrew. ga'al. See note on Exodus 6:6 .
tender mercies = compassions.
The LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
ways: i.e. the reasons of His acts (esoteric) to Moses. acts: i.e. the acts (exoteric) visible to the People.
children = sons.
merciful = compassionate, or pitiful. Compare Psalms 103:13 .
Slow to anger = long-suffering.
mercy = lovingkindness, or grace. Compare Exodus 34:6 , Exodus 34:7 .
His anger. The Ellipsis is correctly supplied from the preceding line.
sins. Hebrew. chata. App-44 .
great = mighty, or hath prevailed.
toward = upon.
fear = revere.
transgressions. Hebrew. pasha'. App-44 .
frame = formation. He remembereth. Compare Isaiah 29:16 ; Isaiah 45:9 , Isaiah 45:10 : i.e. God remembers what man forgets (i.e. our infirmities); and He forgets what man remembers (i.e. our sins). See Isaiah 43:25 ; Isaiah 44:22 .Jeremiah 31:34 . Compare Isaiah 55:8 .
dust. See Genesis 2:7 ; Genesis 3:19 . Ecclesiastes 12:7 .
man. Hebrew. 'enosh. App-14 .
wind. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .
it is gone = there is no sign of it.
the place . . . know it. Figure of speech Prosopopoeia.
know = recognize.
But. Blessed contrast.
prepared = established.
ye. Some codices, with Septuagint and Vulgate, read "all ye".
That excel = That are mighty.
commandments = commandment (singular)
ministers: i.e. the angels. Compare Psalms 104:4 .Hebrews 1:14 .
dominion = sovereignty.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 103". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19