|Overview - Psalms 109|
|1||David, complaining of his slanderous enemies, under the person of Judas devotes them.|
|16||He shews their sin.|
|21||Complaining of his own misery, he prays for help.|
|29||He promises thankfulness.|
Psalms 109:6 (King James Version)
Set thou a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand.
- Set thou
- Dr. Sykes, Michaelis, and others, contend that these imprecations are those of David's enemies against himself; and they would render, "Set, say they, a wicked," etc: but this is rendered highly improbable by the 8th verse being applied by St. Peter to the traitor Judas, of whom David was certainly not a type
- (See ver. 20.) Bp. Horsley and others, however, render the verbs in the future tense, the first verb alone being in the imperative; justly considering the Psalmist as merely uttering prophetic denunciations of God's displeasure against sinners.
- Matthew 27:4
- and let
- Zechariah 3:1 ; John 13:2 John 13:27
- or, an adversary.
- Matthew 5:25