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This and the four following psalms, the Jews were wont to sing at
the close of the paschal supper.
It is a solemn commemoration of God's delivering Israel, giving them
the law, and water out of the rock, ver. 1 - 8.
2: Judah - Or Israel, one tribe being put for all.
Judah he mentions as the chief of all the tribes.
4: The mountains - Horeb and Sinai, two tops of one mountain,
and other neighbouring mountains.
7: Tremble - The mountains did more than what was fit at the
appearance of the great God.