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Title. A Psalm. App-65 .
of David = by David, or relating to the true David. The Psalm is a continuation of Psalms 27:0 , and stands in relation to Psalms 18:0 .
LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 . In Psalms 28:0 and Psalms 29:0 thereare twenty verses, and Jehovah occurs twenty times.
rock. Heb. zur See note on Psalms 18:1-2 and compare Psalms 27:5 . The reference is to Psalms 18:0 .
not silent = not deaf, and so dumb. Heb. harash.
be silent = be quiet, or silent. Hebrew. hashah.
the pit. Hebrew bor, a sepulchre, as hewn (Genesis 21:19 ).
lift up my hands. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 , for praying.
holy. See note on Exodus 3:5 .
oracle = speaking place. Occurs only here in Psalms. See note on 2 Samuel 16:23 .
wicked = lawless. Hebrew. rasha'.
iniquity. Hebrew. 'aven
mischief. Hebrew. ra'a'. App-44 .
them. Note the Figure of speech Repetitio ( App-6 ), for emphasis deeds = deed, or work.
endeavours = practices. work. Some codices, with Aramaean, Septuagint, and Vulgate, read "works" (plural)
works = deeds.
operation = actual execution. Some codices plural, as in note above.
shield. Here is the link with Psalms 18:0 . Compare "strength" in Psalms 28:8 , below.
trusted = confided. Hebrew. batah. App-69 .
trusted . . . helped . . . praise. Note the reference to past, present, and future.
their = [strength] to His People. The letter Aleph being interchangeable with Ayin. This orthography is attested by some codices, and by Septuagint and Syriac. Thus agreeing with Psalms 29:11 .
saving strength = great saving strength. Hebrew "strength of salvations". Plural of majesty.
of = to.
His anointed = His Messiah, as in Psalms 2:2 .
Feed = tend as a shepherd. Compare Psalms 23:0 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 28". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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