1. The terms used to express the highest kind of joy.
rock--a firm basis, giving certainty of salvation ( Psalms 62:7 ).
2. come . . . presence--literally, "approach," or, meet Him ( Psalms 17:13 ).
4, 5. The terms used describe the world in its whole extent, subject to God.
6. come--or, "enter," with solemn forms, as well as hearts.
8-11. warning against neglect; and this is sustained by citing the melancholy fate of their rebellious ancestors, whose provoking insolence is described by quoting the language of God's complaint ( Numbers 14:11 ) of their conduct at Meribah and Massah, names given ( Exodus 17:7 ) to commemorate their strife and contention with Him ( Psalms 78:18 Psalms 78:41 ).
10. err in their heart--Their wanderings in the desert were but types of their innate ignorance and perverseness.
that they should not--literally, "if they," &c., part of the form of swearing (compare Numbers 14:30 , Psalms 89:35 ).