Psalm 5:2 DBY

2 Hearken unto the voice of my crying, my king and my God; for to thee will I pray.

Study tools for Psalm 5:2

  • a 5:1 - Perhaps 'wind-instruments.'
  • b 5:3 - With the sense of 'waiting,' 'expecting.'
  • c 5:4 - Or 'the evil [man].'
  • d 5:5 - Or 'the boastful,' 'the arrogant,' as Ps. 73.3.
  • e 5:5 - The Hebrew word is used for 'mighty deeds,' 'achievements,' and is common in the Psalms: see Job 31.3; 34.8,22.
  • f 5:7 - Chesed: see Ps. 4.3.
  • g 5:7 - Or 'palace.'
  • h 5:7 - Or 'through.'
  • i 5:8 - Lit. 'straight.'
  • j 5:9 - 'Corrupt, depraved desires,' 'wickedness;' 'mischievous things,' Ps. 38.12: the word is plural.
  • k 5:9 - Lit. 'make smooth.'
  • l 5:12 - Here the larger shield, one which screened the whole body: 'buckler,' Ps. 35.2; 91.4.