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The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, [1599], at

Psalms Chapter 61

Psalms 61:2

psa 61:2

From (a) the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock [that] is (b) higher than I.

(a) From the place where I was banished, being driven out of the city and temple by my son Absalom.

(b) To which without your help I cannot attain.

Psalms 61:5

psa 61:5

For thou, O God, (c) hast heard my vows: thou hast given [me] the heritage of those that fear thy name.

(c) There is nothing that strengthens our faith more than the memory of God's help in times past.

Psalms 61:6

psa 61:6

Thou wilt prolong the king's (d) life: [and] his years as many generations.

(d) This chiefly refers to Christ, who lives eternally not only in himself but also in his members.

Psalms 61:7

psa 61:7

He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare (e) mercy and truth, [which] may preserve him.

(e) For the stability of my kingdom stands in your mercy and truth.

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