Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand [of the
As such a creature, which is very swift, when it is got into the
hand of the hunter, will strive and struggle to get out; so
should a man try all ways and means to get out of his suretyship
engagements, especially when he finds himself liable to danger by
it; this he should do "immediately" and "out of hand" F7, as the
phrase here used sometimes signifies with the Jewish writers;
and as a bird from the hand of the fowler;
another metaphor, signifying the same thing.
F7 (dym) "statim", De Dieu; "subito", Noldius, p. 606. No.
1630. "ilico, repente", so some in Eliae Tishbi, p. 143.