John Wesley's Explanatory Notes
on the Whole Bible
- David prays for help against his enemies, verse 1-3.
- Comforts himself with the assurance of deliverance, verse 4-7.
- To the chief musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A psalm of David, when the Ziphim came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide himself with us.
Name - By thy own strength. Judge - Plead my cause.
Strangers - The Zephites, whom, though Israelites, he calls strangers in regard of their barbarous and perfidious carriage.
Thy truth - Whereby thou art engaged to fulfil thy promises and threatenings.