Psalms 124:1-8 . The writer, for the Church, praises God for past, and expresses trust for future, deliverance from foes.
1, 2. on our side--for us ( Psalms 56:9 ).
now--or, "oh! let Israel"
5. The epithet proud added to waters denotes insolent enemies.
8. (Compare Psalms 121:2 ).
name--in the usual sense ( Psalms 5:11 , 20:1 ). He thus places over against the great danger the omnipotent God, and drowns, as it were in an anthem, the wickedness of the whole world and of hell, just as a great fire consumes a little drop of water [LUTHER].