Psalms 61:1-8 . Neginah--or, Neginoth Separated from his usual spiritual privileges, perhaps by Absalom's rebellion, the Psalmist prays for divine aid, and, in view of past mercies, with great confidence of being heard.
1-3. From the end--that is, places remote from the sanctuary ( Deuteronomy 28:64 ).
3. shelter . . . and strong tower--repeat the same sentiment.
5. the heritage--or, part in the spiritual blessings of Israel ( Psalms 21:2-4 ).
7. abide before God--literally, "sit as a king in God's presence," under His protection.
8. Thus for new blessings will new vows of praise ever be paid.