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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Psalms 98

Verse 1

Title (of Psalms 98:0 ). A Psalm. Hebrew. mizmor. App-65 .

O sing. Another summons to sing the New Song; but this time it is for what Jehovah has done for Israel. right hand . . . arm. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .

Verse 2

heathen = nations.

holy. See note on Exodus 3:5 .

Verse 3

mercy = lovingkindness, or grace.

God. Hebrew. Elohim.

Verse 4

sing praise. Figure of speech Anadiplosis , for emphasis. See note on "psalm", Psalms 98:5 .

Verse 5

a psalm = sing praise (Hebrew. zimrah) , at end of Psalms 98:4 and Psalms 98:5 , by Figure of speech Anadiplosis. App-6 .

Verse 6

before. See note on "presence" (Psalms 95:2 ).

Verse 7

The world: i.e. as inhabited. Hebrew. tebel,

Verse 8

floods = rivers.

clap. Figure of speech Prosopopoeia. App-6 .

Verse 9

people = peoples.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 98". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.