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Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at

Psalms Chapter 91

Psalms 91:1

psa 91:1

He - He that makes God his habitation and refuge.

Psalms 91:3

psa 91:3

Pestilence - From the pestilence, which like a fowler's snare takes men suddenly and unexpectedly.

Psalms 91:5

psa 91:5

By night - When evil accidents are most terrible and least avoidable. Arrow - The pestilence, or any such destructive calamity; such are frequently called God's arrows. By day - Thou shalt be kept from secret and open mischiefs.

Psalms 91:6

psa 91:6

Darkness - Invisibly, so that we can neither foresee nor prevent it.

Psalms 91:12

psa 91:12

Bear thee - Sustain or uphold thee in thy goings, as we do a child.

Psalms 91:13

psa 91:13

The lion - Shall lie prostrate at thy feet, and thou shalt securely put thy feet upon his neck. Dragon - By which he understands all pernicious creatures, though never so strong, and all sorts of enemies.

Psalms 91:14

psa 91:14

Because - This and the two following verses are the words of God.

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