3:1 «A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son.» LORD, how are they a increased that trouble me! many [are] they that rise up against me.
(a) This was a token of his stable faith, that
for all his troubles he turned to God.
3:2 Many [there be] which say of my soul, [There is]
no help for him in God. b Selah.
(b) Selah here signifies a lifting up of the
voice, to cause us to consider the sentence as a thing of great importance.
I will not be afraid of (c) ten thousands of
people, that have set [themselves] against me round about.
(c) When he considered the truth of God's
promise, and tried the same, his faith increased marvellously.
Salvation [belongeth] unto the LORD: thy blessing [is] upon thy people. Selah.
(d) No matter how great or many the dangers may
be, yet God always has ways to deliver his.