Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at sacred-texts.com
psa 20:1God of Jacob - God had made a covenant with Jacob and his posterity.
psa 20:2Sanctuary - From the tabernacle in Zion, where the ark then was; toward which the Israelites directed their prayers.
psa 20:5Rejoice - Hereby they shew their confidence in God, and their assurance of the victory. Name - To the honour of God. Set up - In way of triumph.
psa 20:6Now - We are already sure of victory by the consideration of God's power and faithfulness and love to David, and to his people. They speak as one person, because they were unanimous in this prayer. Saveth - Will certainly save. Strength - This shews how God will hear him, even by saving him with a strong hand.
psa 20:7Remember - Trust in it.
psa 20:8Brought down - From their horses and chariots, to which they trusted. Stand - Stand firmly, and keep the field.
psa 20:9Let the king - God, the supreme monarch, the king of kings, and in a peculiar manner the king of Israel.