John Wesley's Explanatory Notes
on the Whole Bible
- The psalmist stirs up himself to praise God for all his benefits, verse 1-19.
- Calls upon all his works to assist him therein, verse 20-22.
- A psalm of David.
The eagles - Which lives long in great strength and vigour.
So great - So much above their deserts and expectations.
Knoweth - The weakness and mortality of our natures, and the frailty of our condition, so that if he should let loose his hand upon us, we should be irrecoverably destroyed.
His hosts - A title often given to the angels, in regard of their vast numbers, mighty power, unanimous concurrence, and exquisite order. Ministers - This Hebrew word is commonly used of the highest and most honourable sort of servants,