Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at sacred-texts.com
psa 44:4My king - The whole people speak as one man, being united in one body.
psa 44:11Scattered - Those who were not slain are carried into captivity, and dispersed in several places.
psa 44:16Avenger - Who executeth both God's and his own vengeance upon me.
psa 44:17Yet - Although we cannot excuse ourselves from many other sins, yet through thy grace we have kept ourselves from apostacy and idolatry, notwithstanding all examples and provocations.
psa 44:18Turned - From thy worship to idols.
psa 44:19Broken us - By inflicting upon us one breach after another, thou hast at last brought us to this pass. The place - A place extremely desolate, such as dragons love, Isa 13:21-22, and therefore full of horror, and danger. Covered us - With deadly horrors and miseries.
psa 44:22Yea - Because we are constant in thy worship, which they abhor.
psa 44:25Our soul - Our persons. Our belly - We are not only thrown down to the earth, but we lie there like dead carcases.