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

Psalms Chapter 94

Psalms 94:4

psa 94:4

Utter - Or pour forth freely, constantly, abundantly, as a fountain doth waters (so this Hebrew word signifies.) Hard things - Insolent, and intolerable words against thee and thy people.

Psalms 94:7

psa 94:7

Of Jacob - He who takes that name to himself, but has no regard to his people.

Psalms 94:9

psa 94:9

Planted - The word is emphatical, signifying the excellent structure of the ear, or the several organs belonging to the sense of hearing. Formed - By which word he intimates the accurate and curious workmanship of the eye.

Psalms 94:10

psa 94:10

Know - Mens thoughts and words and actions.

Psalms 94:11

psa 94:11

Thoughts - Yes, he knoweth all things, even the most secret things, as the thoughts of men; and in particular your thoughts; much more your practices.

Psalms 94:12

psa 94:12

Blessed - Those afflictions which are accompanied with Divine instructions are great and true blessings.

Psalms 94:15

psa 94:15

But - God will declare himself to be a righteous judge, and will again establish justice in the earth. Follow - They will all approve of it, and imitate this justice of God in all their actions.

Psalms 94:16

psa 94:16

Rise - To defend and help me. I looked hither and thither, but none appeared; God alone helped me.

Psalms 94:17

psa 94:17

Dwelt - In the place of silence, the grave.

Psalms 94:19

psa 94:19

Thoughts - While my heart was filled with various and perplexing thoughts, as this Hebrew word signifies. Comforts - Thy promises, and the remembrance of my former experience of thy care and kindness.

Psalms 94:20

psa 94:20

Shall - Wilt thou take part with the unrighteous powers of the world who oppress thy people. A law - By virtue of those unrighteous decrees which they have made.

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