135:2 Ye that a stand in the house of the LORD, in the b courts of the house of our God,
(a) You Levites who are in his sanctuary.
(b) Meaning, the people: for the people and
Levites had their courts, which were separate places of the temple.
135:4 For the LORD hath c
chosen Jacob unto himself, [and] Israel for his peculiar treasure.
(c) That is, has freely loved the posterity of
135:6 Whatsoever the LORD
pleased, [that] d did he in heaven, and
in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.
(d) He joined God's power with his will, to the
intent that we should not separate them and by this he wills God's people to
depend on his power which he confirms by examples.
And e gave their land [for] an heritage,
an heritage unto Israel his people.
(e) He shows what fruit the godly conceive of
God's power, by which they see how he destroys his enemies, and delivers his
135:14 For the LORD will f
judge his people, and he will repent himself concerning his servants.
(f) That is, govern and defend his people.
135:15 The g
idols of the heathen [are] silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
(g) By showing the punishment God appoints for
the heathen idolaters, he warns his people to beware of the same offences,
seeing that idols have neither power nor life, and that their deliverance came
not by idols, but by the mighty power of God, see (Psalms