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Psalms 29

Peake's Commentary on the BiblePeake's Commentary

Verses 1-11

XXIX. Yahweh’ s glory in the storm ( Psalms 29:1-9): He is enthroned for the protection of His people ( Psalms 29:10 f.).

Psalms 29:1 . the sons of God ( mg.) are superhuman beings ( cf. Genesis 6:1 *, Job 1:6 *) who minister in the heavenly Temple.

Psalms 29:2 b. Follow mg. The LXX read, “ in his holy court.”

Psalms 29:6 . Sirion is another name for Hermon.

Psalms 29:7 . MT makes no sense. Probably some word has fallen out and the meaning is that the thunder cleaves rocks or the like [with flames of fire].

Psalms 29:9 b. Read with a different punctuation, “ shaketh the terebinth trees.”

Bibliographical Information
Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 29". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/pfc/psalms-29.html. 1919.
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