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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Psalms 38

1:1 seat (a-27) Or 'in the company.'

Verse 1

38:1 wrath; (a-15) It is 'indignation.' from the idea of breaking out into anger.' displeasure. (b-22) 'Hot displeasure,' ('fury,' Psalms 88:7 ), would be rather stronger. Both words (notes a and b) are of discipline.

Verse 2

38:2 me, (c-7) Lit. 'have descended into me.'

Verse 3

38:3 indignation; (d-11) 'Punitive anger against evil.' the same word is in Psalms 69:24 ; Psalms 78:49 ; Psalms 102:10 .

Verse 4

38:4 over (e-6) i.e. as waters.

Verse 5

38:5 corrupt, (f-6) Or 'they run.'

Verse 7

38:7 burning, (g-7) Or 'a loathsome [plague].'

Verse 11

38:11 stroke; (h-10) Or 'plague,' as Genesis 12:17 ; and so in Psalms 39:10 .

Verse 12

38:12 meditate (i-22) Or 'talk.'

Verse 20

38:20 adversaries (k-9) Heb. plural of Satan , as Psalms 71:13 ; Psalms 109:4 ,Psalms 109:20 ,Psalms 109:29 . Sing. in 1 Chronicles 21:1 ; Job 1:0 and 2; Psalms 109:6 ; Zechariah 3:1 ,Zechariah 3:2 .

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Psalms 38". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/psalms-38.html. 1857-67.