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23:4), i.e., who is his life, and will not suffer him to come under the dominion of death. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Their tongues were tipped from hell, and they did but utter that which was in their hearts. The use of ב here differs from its use in Psalm 42:10; for the reproaching is not added to the crushing as a continuing state, but is itself thus crushing in its operation (vid., Psalm 42:4). When God’s enemies persecute His people we ought to be stirred. As with a sword in my bones] Heb. David saw troubles coming from God's wrath, and that discouraged him. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/psalms-42.html. Also the malignity of the Jews in John 9:1-41. toward the blind man cured by our Lord. View More Titles. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/psalms-42.html. Why do You hide in times of trouble? in whom thou trustedst? While they say daily] {See Trapp on "Psalms 42:3"}. 1. Jump to Next. As if it were vain to serve God. "Sermon Bible Commentary". These and other such facts move two questions--What is our knowledge of God? In the measure that we receive God’s Spirit shall we know God, and so only. 8 Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. Paul (Acts 13:10). While they say daily unto me, Where is thy God? "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". It occurs only here and in Ezekiel 21:22, where it is rendered slaughter. This, no doubt, refers to actual ill-treatment of the exile by his conductors, who heaped blows, as well as insults, on their captives. For of all the bitter evils which befall us, there is nothing which can inflict upon us a severer wound than to see the wicked tear in pieces the majesty of God, and endeavor to destroy and overturn our faith. 4. BibliographyBenson, Joseph. Our Price: $9.99 Save: $30.00 (75%) Buy Now. only read "as"; and the sense is, the reproaches cast upon the psalmist were as a sword cutting and killing; and these reproaches were as follow; while they say daily unto me, where is thy God? The Positivist triumphantly asks, Where is your God? "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". The "bones" express the inmost part. (Bishop Huntington.). Psalm 42 – Honest Prayer from a Discouraged Saint This psalm is titled To the Chief Musician. 1685. The insertion of the conjunction is erroneous. These psalms are sometimes categorized as “enthronement psalms” because of their focus on God’s eternal kingship. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. (10) As with a sword.—Margin, killing; better, crushing. As with a sword in my bones — Or, in my body, the bones being often put for the body, whereof they are a very considerable part. They are that impudent. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/psalms-42.html. As to character, God is what we look to as the best goodness embodied in an unseen person. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". III. BibliographyTrapp, John. Given the character of the people, and you may know what their gods will be. The truth is, the world is a great machine which moves according to definite and ascertainable laws. New York. 7 Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me. As with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where is thy God? BibliographyCoke, Thomas. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". Our answer is, (1) If there were no advantage in believing in God, we should still be obliged to believe in Him, because there is a God to believe in, because He is real, and we cannot help believing in Him. As with a sword in my bones— The reproaches which my adversaries cast upon me are as a sword in my bones. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-42.html. Some have answered this question by denying the omnipotence of God. 2. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/psalms-42.html. For the wicked boasts of his heart’s desire; He blesses the greedy and renounces the LORD. Commentary on Psalm 42:6-11 (Read Psalm 42:6-11) The way to forget our miseries, is to remember the God of our mercies. Psalm 42:10. Words affect strangely; they have a strange force with men, especially in such as are weak (Numbers 13:32). We may even suppose this violence especially directed at this particular sufferer, who could not refrain from lingering and looking back, and so irritating his convoy, who would naturally be in a hurry to push forwards. The latter was a Greek faith; the former was Oriental, appearing in different forms in different religions. I am compelled to hear it every day. As with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me: while they say daily unto me, Where is thy God? God does at times hide Himself (Isaiah 45:15; Matthew 27:46). Psalm 132 Lutherbibel 2017 Das Heiligtum auf dem Zion 1 Ein Wallfahrtslied. (R. David is earnest in prayer for the fulfilment of this prophecy and promise. Sir. As with a sword in my bones - Margin, killing. a murdering weapon, which, when thrust into the bones, causeth most exquisite pain; so deeply was good David affected with the dishonour done to God by his blasphemous enemies; it went to the very heart of him, as a dagger. Their argument was, that if he was truly the friend of God, he would not leave him thus; that the fact of his being thus abandoned proved that he was not a friend of God. apos. Because it tended to the reproach of God. That which hath no grief when there is cause of grief is to be accounted but as dead flesh. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/psalms-42.html. 1599-1645. BibliographyBeza, Theodore. 3. 5. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/psalms-42.html. 6. 10. Ezekiel 21:27, and the verb in Psalm 62:4 of overthrowing a wall) in my bones, i.e., causing me a crunching pain which seethes in my bones, mine oppressors reproach me (חרף with the transfer of the primary meaning carpere, as is also customary in the Latin, to a plucking and stripping one of his good name). For, Psalms 42:3, "continually," there, is here substituted "daily." - See the notes at Psalm 42:3. while they say daily unto me, where is thy God? BibliographyGill, John. Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. “As with a sword in my bones.” Now, this was so. See Gill on Psalm 42:3. Many consider his childish jesting as of little moment, but as it tended to this effect, that the covenant of God should be esteemed as a thing of no value, it is on that account, according to the judgment of the Holy Spirit, to be accounted a most cruel persecution. The word ברצה , beretsach, signifies killing; and, therefore, I have retained this idea in the translation of it. For God was not only in heaven, but in his soul. Sibbes. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. The treatment which I receive in their reproaches is like death. "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". - See the notes at Psalm 42:3. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". The new song shall be sung when the Lord shall reign in Jerusalem, and all “nations shall flow unto it” (Isaiah 2:2; Isaiah 26:1; Revelation 5:9; Revelation 14:3). The strain is as old as the world, and David felt its force, and in this poem expresses it. It disparaged God, and so touched David, who loved God. The wicked in his proud countenance does not seek God;God is in none of his thoughts. See App-10. God was never nearer Christ in all His life than then, and yet He thus cries out. Joseph Benson's Commentary. BibliographyNicoll, William R. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". One of the greatest strains upon human faith when any disaster overtakes us is the thought, How can it be that God is omnipotent and infinitely tender, as we believe He is, and yet can allow such things to happen? The mere idea of God--however derived--may be said to be natural, but the conception of the Divine character is compounded of many elements. Or, as a sword which pierceth and cutteth my flesh even to the bones, and cutteth or breaketh the very bones also. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". Psalms 42:10 [As] with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where [is] thy God? So did Satan try our Lord (Matthew 4:3). The Septuagint renders it, “In the bruising of my bones they reproach me.” The Vulgate, “While they break my bones they reproach me.” Luther, “It is as death in my bones, that my enemies reproach me.” The idea in the Hebrew is, that their reproaches were like breaking or crushing his very bones. See Galatians 4:1-31., how Ishmael persecuted Isaac. Slavish peoples crouch before a despotic deity. Is it as a sword in our bones? A Maskil of the sons of Korah. Such systems are too remote from our ways of thinking to prove attractive to us. Arbitrary sovereignty will not explain the mysteries of life. Psalm 60 Lutherbibel 2017 Gebet des verstoßenen Volkes 1 Ein güldenes Kleinod Davids, vorzusingen, nach der Weise »Lilie des Zeugnisses«, zur Belehrung, 2 als er mit den Aramäern von Mesopotamien und mit den Aramäern von Zoba Krieg führte; als Joab umkehrte und die Edomiter im Salztal schlug, zwölftausend Mann. It is sad to think how empty the earth is of the glory of God, how little service and honour he has from a world to which he is so bountiful. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". And yet I do not condemn the opinion of those who render it a slaughtering sword. Retail: $29.99. Malice is so, and will always be so. II. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. And they say out their reproach to his face. Even Revelation, in all its many and varied forms, its combined voices and cross lights, will not produce uniformity of conception, for that must depend upon what our minds are. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". You are no better off with your God than I am without Him. As with a sword in my bones — Or, in my body, the bones being often put for the body, whereof they are a very considerable part. And it touched upon religion itself. Adversaries Agony Body Bones Continually Cruel Crushing Daily Deadly Enemies Foes Haters Mortal Reproach Reproached Revile Shattering Suffer Sword Taunt Words Wound. Believing in a god or in gods, they also believed that the Divine powers were limited, that there were powers as great or greater than those of the gods; in other words, they recognised either gods which were equal and opposite, or one stern power to which even the gods themselves must ultimately submit. IV. An atheistic suggestion. Bible Gateway Recommends. It was not the Maker's will that the machinery should work destruction, but the constructive power becomes destructive when misapplied. why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy? (As) with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me - literally, 'in slaughter;' i:e., it is like a slaughter ("a sword," the instrument of slaughter, Ezekiel 21:28) "in my bones," that "mine enemies reproach me." Used by Permission. Psalms 42:10 Context. Commentary on Psalm 72:18-20 (Read Psalm 72:18-20) We are taught to bless God in Christ, for all he has done for us by him. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/psalms-42.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/psalms-42.html. of which See Poole "Psalms 42:3". — What is become of thy God. If reproaches kill … https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/psalms-42.html. And as David ends this section of praise, he expands our view beyond this immediate act of God in delivering David – that he’s been focused on thus far. But we can only realize these as we possess them in ourselves. One of the greatest strains upon human faith when any disaster overtakes us is the thought, How can it be that God is omnipotent and infinitely tender, as we believe He is, and yet can allow such things to happen? While they say daily unto me - They say this constantly. Even the devil does that. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/sbc/psalms-42.html. BibliographyWesley, John. Their argument was, that if he was truly the friend of God, he would not leave him thus; that the fact of his being thus abandoned proved that he was not a friend of God. To make some use of all this--how does hearing God reproached affect us? Their "reproach" was that his present situation refuted his pretension to a filial relation to God as his God. Here, the psalmist asked a question well known to those who follow God: the concern, the anxiety, over the seemi… 1871-8. 1840-57. The Pharisees tell Jesus that it’s not right for the children to be calling him the Son of David – the coming king. As — As a sword, which cutteth the very bones, so painful are their reproaches. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". While they say daily unto me - They say this constantly. This reproach was for the damping of the spirits of all good men. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". They seek to shake his faith. 1905. II. But if one trouble follow hard after another, if all seem to combine for our ruin, let us remember they are all appointed and overruled by the Lord. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". As in winter the life of a tree is hid in its roots. Nor should the children of God regard this similitude as hyperbolical; and if one should wonder why David took so sorely to heart the derision of his enemies, he only manifests in this his own insensibility. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Still we are told in Scripture that we ought to know God, and that the people that know Him shall be strong. Cruel mockeries cut deeper than the flesh, they reach the soul as though a rapier were introduced between the ribs to prick the heart. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". He, however, calls upon himself in Psalm 42:9 to take courage in the hope that a morning will dawn after this night of affliction (Psalm 30:6), when Jahve, the God of redemption and of the people of redemption, will command His loving-kindness (cf. The carriage, disposition and expression of others to David. Render, with a shattering of my bones. One popular theory about their origins is that they were recited in the Jerusalem temple during a New Year festival that … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 95:1-7a" See Psalms 55:21; Psa_59:7. Christians deem the grand essentials of that character to be wisdom, power, goodness. Why do You stand afar off, O LORD? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/psalms-42.html. "Their reproaches and calumnies are as painful to my soul, as the stab of a sword would be to my heart." So painful and vexatious are their reproaches. The man who in his bitterest need can look up even dumbly to God becomes possessed (a) of a sense of sympathy, and comfort, and courage, and (b) of a Divine patience. And we’re supposed to take it from David – he’s been there! There are as many impressions of God as there are persons, and no uniformity will be attained by any attempts at definitions, for all these will be modified by our own individuality. Concerning the different accentuation of למה here and in Psalm 43:2, vid., on Psalm 37:20 (cf. The word rendered “sword” - רצח retsach - means properly killing, slaying, breaking in pieces, crushing. The doctrine taught by Paul, (Galatians 4:24,) concerning the persecution of Ishmael, is well known. 1905-1909. The wicked in his pride persecutes the poor; Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised. NIV Life Connect Study Bible, hardcover. David here affirms that the grief which he experienced from the reproaches of his enemies, wounded him in no degree less than if they had pierced through his bones. "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". God’s children will never want such. It was a base thought to think that God would do no good to them that serve Him. Or, as a sword which pierceth and cutteth my flesh even to the bones, and cutteth or breaketh the very bones also. But there is another system of religion, and there is also a form of Christianity, neither of which absolutely denies the infinite tenderness of God; but they explain everything by the bare assertion of Divine sovereignty. We don’t know when the psalms were gathered into five books, but the separation dates back to before our oldest manuscripts, compiled in the Masoretic Text. a. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". In some MSS we find the reading כּרצח instead of בּרצח; the בּ is here really synonymous with the כּ, it is the Beth essentiae (vid., Psalm 35:2): after the manner of a crushing (cf. They were his enemies. Matthew 21:16. Jesus references Psalm 8:2 when he comes into Jerusalem and the children are singing to him. Psalm 8 Commentary: In the New Testament. - For the music director. Go to, As a shattering of my bones, my adversaries revile me, While they say to me all day long, "Where is your God? How did this reproach affect David? Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. It is the old question of the origin and allowance of evil, which philosophers have debated from ancient days without resolving; yet it is a question which comes home like a sword to the humblest and least cultivated. 1801-1803. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/psalms-42.html. Our Price: $11.99 Save: $18.00 (60%) Buy Now. (124) There is here a difference as to the reading, arising from the great similarity which there is between the two letters ב , beth, and כ , caph, the mark of similitude. But such reproach is grievous. Psalm 42:10 in all English translations. God was never nearer Moses than when he was sprawling upon the water in that ark they had made for him (Exodus 2:8). ); and when this by day has accomplished its work of deliverance, there follows upon the day of deliverance a night of thanksgiving (Job 35:10): the joyous excitement, the strong feeling of gratitude, will not suffer him to sleep. Ver. (n) , Symmachus in Drusius; "ut occisio", Pagninus, Amama; so Aben Ezra interprets it. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God? Psalms 42:10. Retail: $39.99. A Contemplation of the sons of Korah. Bishop Hare. 9 I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? Or, as a sword, which pierceth and cutteth my flesh even to the bones, and cutteth or breaketh the very bones also. And they say it “daily.” They are unwearied: their malice is fed with a spring; it never wants for words. "E.W. III. But our life is hid with Christ in God (Colossians 3:3). I am compelled to hear it every day. Conclusion. BibliographyCalvin, John. BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Psalms 42:10". And would to God that all who boast themselves of being his children would learn to bear their private wrongs more patiently, and to manifest the same vehement zeal for which David is here distinguished, when their faith is assailed to the dishonor of God, and when the word also which gives them life is included in the same reproach! BibliographyBarnes, Albert. 1865-1868. But our apprehensions of God’s character depends, and was meant to depend, very largely on conditions for which we are ourselves responsible. There is a various reading here: some copies, as Vatablus observes, read ב, "in", or with, and others כ, "as", which seems to be the truest; and our translators supply "as", to make the sense, though they read "with"; but someF14כרצח ως σφαγην, Symmachus in Drusius; "ut occisio", Pagninus, Amama; so Aben Ezra interprets it. Adversaries Agony Body Bones Continually Cruel Crushing Daily Deadly Enemies Foes Haters Mortal Reproach Reproached Revile Shattering Suffer Sword Taunt … "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". BibliographyTorrey, R. A. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rbc/psalms-42.html. They reproached him. We speak of God as if there were a common understanding about Him, which is far from being the case. See Gill on Psalm 42:3. and, What has such knowledge to do with personal character? He is a murderer in God’s esteem that wounds another with his tongue (Romans 3:13; Proverbs 12:18). There are deeds done in the world which all men see are evil, and are we to teach that God is the Author of evil? 243, b). 10It is as a slaughter in my bones. David might have said to them, Where are your eyes? And that which they say is--Where is now thy God? Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". His suffering seemed to be the expression of God's displeasure at his sins. ), During the prevalence of the disease known as the “Black Death,” in the fourteenth century, the people in some of the European cities, attributing the disorder to poison secretly disseminated by Jews, furiously murdered these Israelites, it is said, by thousands, and then built Christian churches and church belfries out of the houses and estates of the slaughtered victims. Sermon Bible Commentary. 3. This verse is somewhat involved in point of expression; but as to the meaning of it there is no obscurity. 1765. I. BOOK 2 Thirsting for God in Trouble and Exile. In this instance, where it is not followed by a guttural, it serves as a "variation" Hitzig); but even the retreating of the tone when a guttural follows is not consistently carried out, vid., Psalm 49:6, cf. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Study This × Bible Gateway Plus. 1857. enemies = adversaries. Reproaches are to David's soul what the sword or slaughter is to the body (Luke 2:35). Jump to Previous. Psalms 42:10. Psalms 42:10. Why does he make no more haste to send thee deliverance? The Biblical Illustrator. As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, God. As with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me. Psalm 40 Commentary Blessed. The specialty of their reproach was, “They say unto me, Where is thy God?” They touch him in his religion. Psalm 95 appears in a grouping of psalms that focus on the reign of God (Psalms 93, 95-99). It should be. The idea of the “sword” is not in the original. So painful and vexatious are their reproaches. 1909-1922. ", To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". 1999. And we may learn here how to enlarge the commandments. The suffix of שׁירה is the suffix of the object: a hymn in praise of Him, prayer (viz., praiseful prayer, Habakkuk 3:1) to the God of his life (cf. NIV Foundation Study Bible, hardcover. Where is thy God? Psalm 10:1). Mine enemies reproach me - That is, as one forsaken of God, and as suffering justly under his displeasure. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". Where is thy God? David, therefore, with much propriety, compares to a slaughtering sword, which penetrates even within the bones and marrow, the derision of his enemies, by which he saw his own faith and the word of God trampled under foot. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". They say it is enough that God does a thing, and that man has no right to question the justice or propriety of it. (2) There is a blessed mitigation of our sorrows which he who knows no God but law cannot share. Why do You stand afar off, O LORD? But as I have said, the sense is perfectly plain, except that interpreters do not seem to take this sufficiently into their consideration, that by the terms my bones, the bitterness of grief is referred to; for we feel much more acutely any injury which is done to the bones, than if a sword should pierce the bowels, or the other parts of the body which are soft and yielding. Psalm 44:5, Amos; 3f. We must long to be better men would we know how good God is. Psalms 42:10 [As] with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me The reproaches of his enemies were grievous and cutting to him, as if a sword pierced through the marrow in his bones, which, being very sensitive, gives exquisite pain. But God was not gone from David. Where is thy God? What gave this reproach its sting was, it found an echo in the breast of the sufferer. i.e. While they say, Where is thy God? They did not deny that there was any God, but they upbraid him with his singularity, “Where is thy God?” And this is an ordinary reproach to be east at a good man in trouble. "Commentary on Psalms 42:10". Instead of בּאמר we have here the easier form of expression בּאמרם; and in the refrain פּני ואלהי, which is also to be restored in Psalm 42:6. with crushing in my bones do mine adversaries reproach me, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. I see nothing but law, and now you, a Christian, say that you see nothing but law. The more we know of the world, the more we discover the working, constant and uninterfered with, of law—of law which brings happiness to those who act in accordance with it and disaster to those who transgress it. Now, let me briefly cite the places where this psalm is used in the New Testament. Now, whether this creed be held by the Mussulman or the Calvinist, it lands us in terrible difficulties. The second Psalm of each book has for its subject the enemy. I. 1874-1909. The swords spoken of here were but words. 10. 1 Samuel 28:15 (Ew. new song — such as has never before been sung, called for by a new manifestation of God‘s grace, to express which no hymn for former mercies would be appropriate. Psalm 42:10 Commentaries. He therefore prays God to take away this reproach by delivering him from his present situation. The reproaches of his enemies were grievous and cutting to him, as if a sword pierced through the marrow in his bones, which, being very sensitive, gives exquisite pain. Therefore will he say (אומרה), in order to bring about by prayer such a day of loving-kindness and such a night of thanksgiving songs, to the God of his rock, i.e., who is his rock (gen. The text implies this. (i) That is, I am most grievously tormented. How vividly, too, does the picture of the insulting taunt, “Where is thy God?” rise before us, if we think of the soldiers overhearing the exile’s ejaculations of prayer. If we have no goodness in us we cannot understand goodness. 1870. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. Find these three in perfect degree and balance in a living person, and He will be the Christian’s God--All-wise, Almighty, All-good. But David is telling us that only those who choose the first option – trusting the Lord – will be blessed – or enviable. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". 1. See, too, the atrocities of the Inquisition, who tormented mankind in the name of God. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/psalms-42.html. 2. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. In my bones, or in my body, the bones being oft put for the body, whereof they are a very considerable part. As the letter ב beth, is often superfluous, I would rather be disposed, in a doubtful matter like this, to omit it altogether. With a sword in my bones—The reproaches of my enemies pierce me to the bones like a dagger, or they are as a crushing “in my bones.”. The view of Vaihinger and Hengstenberg is inadmissible, viz., that Psalm 42:10 to Psalm 42:11 are the "prayer," which the psalmist means in Psalm 42:9; it is the prayerful sigh of the yearning for deliverance, which is intended to form the burthen of that prayer. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/psalms-42.html. Mine enemies reproach me - That is, as one forsaken of God, and as suffering justly under his displeasure. ): Why, etc.? But utter that which hath no grief when there is a murderer God!, Matthew, `` Commentary on Psalm 37:20 ( cf, Psalms 42:3 }! 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