Ps 64:1
64:1 <> Hear my {a}
     voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of
     the enemy.

     (a) In that he calls to God with his voice, it is a sign
         that his prayer was vehement, and that his life was in

Ps 64:2
64:2 Hide me from the {b} secret counsel of the wicked; from the
     {c} insurrection of the workers of iniquity:

     (b) That is, from their secret malice.
     (c) That is, their outward violence.

Ps 64:3
64:3 Who whet their tongue like a sword, [and] bend [their bows
     to shoot] their arrows, [even] {d} bitter words:

     (d) False reports and slanders.

Ps 64:4
64:4 That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do
     they shoot at him, and {e} fear not.

     (e) To be without fear of God and reverence of man, is a
         sign of reprobation.

Ps 64:5
64:5 They {f} encourage themselves [in] an evil matter: they
     commune of laying snares privily; they say, Who shall see

     (f) The more the wicked set God's children in misery, the
         more bold and impudent are they in oppressing them.

Ps 64:6
64:6 They search out iniquities; they accomplish a diligent
     search: both the inward [thought] of every one {g} [of
     them], and the heart, [is] deep.

     (g) There is no way so secret and subtle to do hurt, which
         they did not invent for his destruction.

Ps 64:8
64:8 So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon
     themselves: all that see them shall {h} flee away.

     (h) To see God's heavy judgments against them, and how he
         has caught them in their own snares.

Ps 64:10
64:10 The righteous {i} shall be glad in the LORD, and shall
      trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.

      (i) When they will consider that he will be favourable to
          them as he was to his servant David.

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