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The author of this psalm was David, as is affirmed, (Heb 4:7).
It has a special reference to the days of the Messiah; as it is
understood by the apostle, (Heb 3:7)&c. and (Heb 4:3-9).
Herein we are called upon, to praise God, as a great and gracious God,
ver. 1 - 7.
To hear God's voice, and not harden our hearts, lest we fall as the
Israelites did, ver. 8 - 11.
3: God's - Above all that are called God's angels, earthly
potentates, and especially the false gods of the Heathen.
4: Hand - Under his government. Strength - The strongest or
7: Pasture - Whom he feeds and keeps in his own pasture, or in the
land which he hath appropriated to himself. The sheep - Which are under
his special care. Today - Forthwith or presently.
8: Harden not - By obstinate unbelief. Provocation - In that bold
and wicked contest with God in the wilderness. Temptation - In the day
in which you tempted me.
9: Works - Both of mercy, and of justice.
10: Do err - Their hearts are insincere and bent to backsliding.
Not known - After all my teaching and discoveries of myself to them; they
did not know, nor consider, those great things which I had wrought for them.
11: My rest - Into the promised land, which is called the rest,(De 12:9).