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Bible Commentaries

Expositor's Dictionary of Texts

Psalms 51

Verses 1-19

Psalms 51:0

Verse 8. 'Thou tellest my wanderings; put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?' a verse frequently in the mouth of Archbishop Usher, one of the best and most learned men of his time born in Dublin, 1580, driven to and fro through England and Ireland amid the troubles in Church and State, during one of the most troublous times in our history, and at length finding the rest he often sighed for at Reigate in England, 1655, after he had preached the Gospel for fifty-five years.

John Ker.

References. Leviticus 8:0 . J. Ker, Sermons (2nd Series), p. 290. E. M. Goulburn, Christian World Pulpit, vol. ii. p. 104. J. Vaughan, Sermons (9th Series), p. 69. Leviticus 9:0 . C. J. Vaughan, Voices of the Prophets, p. 94. LVI. International Critical Commentary, vol. ii. p. 29. LVII. A. Maclaren, Life of David, p. 119. International Critical Commentary, vol. ii. p. 37. C. Kingsley, Westminster Sermons, p. 302. LVIII. 1. J. Vaughan, Fifty Sermons, 1874, p. 123. LVIII. 4. J. N. Norton, The King's Ferry Boat, p. 126. LVIII. International Critical Commentary, vol. ii. p. 42. A. Maclaren, Weekday Evening Addresses, p. 112.

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Nicoll, William Robertson, M.A., L.L.D. "Commentary on Psalms 51". Expositor's Dictionary of Text. https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/edt/psalms-51.html. 1910.