Psalm 3:3. Commentary on Psalm 3:1-3 (Read Psalm 3:1-3 ) An active believer, the more he is beaten off from God, either by the rebukes of providence, or the reproaches of enemies, the faster hold he will take, and the closer will he cleave to him. As the foregoing psalm, in the type of David in preferment, showed us the royal dignity of the Redeemer, so this, by the example of David in distress, shows us the peace and holy security of the redeemed, how safe they really are, and think themselves to be, under the divine protection.

Psalm 3 Commentary Verses 1-2.

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Psalm 3 Commentary. The threefold blessing which God … Verse 3. Show how all these may be enjoyed by faith, even in our worst estate. We’ll go back to Psalm 3:1-2. But thou art a shield for me — Or, about me, on every side, where also mine enemies are; that is, thou art my defence; my glory — Thou hast formerly given, and wilt further give me, occasion of glorying in thy power and favour; and the lifter up of my head — …

The threefold blessing which God affords to his suffering ones -- Defence, Honour, Joy. Psalms 3 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible.