133:1 A Song of degrees of David. Behold, how good and how pleasant [it is] for brethren to dwell a together in unity!
(a) Because the greatest part was against David, though some favoured him, yet when he was established king at length, they joined all together like brothers: and therefore he shows by these similarities the convenience of brotherly love. 133:2 [It is] like the precious b ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, [even] Aarons beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;
(b) The ointment was a figure of the graces which come from Christ the head of his Church. 133:3 As the dew of c Hermon, [and as the dew] that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for d there the LORD commanded the blessing, [even] life for evermore.
(c) By Hermon and Zion he means the plentiful country about Jerusalem.
(d) Where there is such concord.