Psalm 144:1-6 DBY

1 {[A Psalm] of David.} Blessed be Jehovah my rock, who teacheth my hands to war, my fingers to fight;
2 My mercy a and my fortress, my high tower and my deliverer, my shield and he in whom I trust, who subdueth my people under me!

References for Psalms 144:2

    • Ξ 144:2 - See Note, Ps. 59.10.
      3 Jehovah, what is man, b that thou takest knowledge of him, the son of man, c that thou takest thought of him?

      References for Psalms 144:3

        • Ο 144:3 - Adam as Gen. 1.26.
        • Π 144:3 - Enosh. Note here, first 'Adam,' then 'son of Enosh,' i.e. just the converse of Ps. 8.4. Here it is sinful man's fragility and impotence, there what God does in grace in exalting the 'SON OF MAN' (Adam).
          4 Man is like to vanity; d his days are as a shadow that passeth away.

          References for Psalms 144:4

            • Ρ 144:4 - Or 'a breath,' as Ps. 62.9; 94.11: see Note b, Gen. 4.2: in vers; 8,11 the word is as 'falsehood' in Ps. 12.2, where see Note g.
              5 Jehovah, bow thy heavens, and come down; touch the mountains, that they smoke;
              6 Cast forth lightnings, and scatter them; send forth thine arrows, and discomfit them: