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A Song of degrees.
To the father against those in the perverted church, who secretly endeavour to destroy him, verses 1 to 7.
Verse 2. Deliver my soul, O jehovah, from lying lips, etc. Lying lips and a deceitful tongue denote false principles grounded in evil, the dispersion of truth by them is signified by sharp arrows of the mighty. AE 908.
Concerning deceit see Psalm 52:2, Exposition.
Verse 5. Woe is me that I sojourn in Mesech, etc. They who are not principled in truth, because not in good, are those who are represented by Mesech and Kedar in the wilderness, as in the above passage. AC 3268.
By Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babel, are signified evils and false principles which devastated the church, and like things are signified by the tents of Kedar in the above words, AE 799.PSALMS 120 Other translations - previous - next - meaning - Psalms - BM Home - Full Page