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The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, [1599], at

Psalms Chapter 110

Psalms 110:1

psa 110:1

"A Psalm of David." The (a) LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.

(a) Jesus Christ in (Mat 22:44) gives the interpretation of this, and shows that this cannot properly be applied to David but to himself.

Psalms 110:2

psa 110:2

The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of (b) Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.

(b) And then it will stretch through all the world: and this power chiefly stands in the preaching of his word.

Psalms 110:3

psa 110:3

Thy people [shall be] willing in the day of (c) thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth.

(c) By the word your people will be assembled into your Church...increase will be...anointed wonderful... drops of the...

Psalms 110:4

psa 110:4

The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou [art] a priest for ever after the order of (d) Melchizedek.

(d) As Melchizedek the figure of Christ was both a King and Priest, so this effect cannot be accomplished on any king save only Christ.

Psalms 110:6

psa 110:6

He shall judge among the heathen, he shall fill [the places] with the dead bodies; he shall wound the (e) heads over many countries.

(e) No power will be able to resist him.

Psalms 110:7

psa 110:7

He shall (f) drink of the brook in the way: therefore shall he lift up the head.

(f) Under this comparison of a captain that is so eager to destroy his enemies that he will not scarce drink by the way, he shows how God will destroy his enemies.

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