Exposition of the Old and New Testament, by John Gill, [1746-63], at sacred-texts.com
psa 108:0INTRODUCTION TO PSALM 108
A Song or Psalm of David. This psalm consists of several passages out of the fifty seventh and sixtieth psalms, with very little variation. Jarchi and Kimchi refer it to the times of the Messiah. The title in the Syriac version is,
"concerning the calling of the Gentiles,''
to which, no doubt, it has respect.
psa 108:1O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise,.... From hence to Psa 108:6 the words are taken out of Psa 57:7, which see.
Even with my glory; my tongue; in Psa 57:8, it is read, "awake up my glory". See Gill on Psa 57:7,
psa 108:4For thy mercy is great above the heavens,..... It is in Psa 57:10, "thy mercy is great unto the heavens". See Gill on Psa 57:10.
psa 108:6That thy beloved may be delivered,.... From hence to the end of the psalm the words are taken out of Psa 60:5. See Gill on Psa 60:5.
psa 108:9Over Philistia will I triumph,.... In Psa 60:8, it is, "Philistia, triumph thou because of me"; See Gill on Psa 60:8.
psa 108:11And wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our hosts?.... In Psa 60:10, it is, "and thou, O God, which didst not go out with our armies". See Gill on Psa 60:10.