A Lyrical Literal Version of the Psalms, by F. Fysh

A Lyrical Literal Version of the Psalms, by F. Fysh

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...Keble is of the same opinion. This magnificent Psalm contains 1st an introduction of 3 verses: then a representation of the Divine help experienced by David under the Sauline persecution, of 16 verses: next an expansion of the grounds which had moved God to deliver David in so glorious a manner, occupying 8 verses: then, a second representation of the Divine help, running on into the future, of 18 verses: and lastly, a conclusion of 5 verses. The Psalm culminates in Christ. Verse 11. And he rode on a Cherub, and flew: Yea, He soar'd on the wings of the hurricane. The six anapaests in succession, followed by two short syllables, represent the rapidity of Jehovah's flight. The overflowing of the second line corresponds to the overflowing of the tempest. It is impossible in a translation to represent the whistling of the wind as heard in the Hebrew word 1. I have succeeded, however, in imitating in the word hurricane the rushing of the wind as heard in n1!"1. This passage in the original was much admired by Dr. A. Clarke. Verse 24. And kept myself from mine iniquity.--i. e. from the iniquity to which I was prone, and into which I was on the very verge of falling. See 1 Sam. xxiv. 5. "We see," says Hengstenberg, " how near the sin lay to David, but at the same time, how he kept himself from it. At the first step in the course of sin he starts back, and expels from his heart with abhorrence the evil thoughts that arose in it." Compare 1 Sam. xxvi. 23. Verse 34. Who makes my feet nimble as hinds'. So the Chaldee. When the feet are unequal, the progress is slow and impeded: when they are equal, it is nimble and regular. Verse 42. / beat them flat as the dust of the streets. It appears to me that QjyttJ borrows its meaning from...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236561236
  • 9781236561237