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Not. Hebrew. l'o (not 'al). Supply Ellipsis thus:"Not to us LORD, not to us [belongeth glory] but to Thy name give the glory".
LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
name. See note on Psalms 20:1 .
mercy = lovingkindness, or grace.
and. Some codices, with one early printed edition, Aramaean, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read this "and" in the text.
heathen = nations.
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
silver and gold. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6 , for what is made from them. Compare Psalms 135:15-19 .
work. Some codices, with Septuagint and Vulgate, read plural, "works".
men's. Hebrew. 'adam. App-14 .
mouths = a mouth (singular)
Noses = a nose (singular)
speak = make a sound.
So is. Some codices, with Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "And [so is]".
trusteth = confldeth. Hebrew. batah . App-69 .
Israel. Some codices, with Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "house of Israel". See notes on Genesis 32:28 ; Genesis 43:6 ; Genesis 46:27 , Genesis 46:28 .
He is their help, &c. Figure of speech Epistrophe ( App-6 ), in verses: Psalms 115:9 , Psalms 115:11 .
shield. See note on Psalms 84:9 .
He will bless us; He will bless. Figure of speech Anadiplosis ( App-6 ), for emphasis.
the house of Israel. Compare Psalms 135:19 . See note on Exodus 16:31 .
He will bless. Figure of speech Anaphora ( App-6 ), taken with the last line of Psalms 115:12 .
fear = revere.
small and great. Both plural. Figure of speech Syntheton. App-6 .
and = with.
children = sons.
THE LORD. Hebrew Jah. App-4 .
Praise THE LORD. Hebrew Hallelu-Jah.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 115". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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