123:2 Behold, as the eyes of a servants [look] unto the hand of their masters, [and] as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes [wait] upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.
(a) He compares the condition of the godly, to
servants who are destitute of all help, assuring that when all other help
fails, God is always at hand and like himself.
123:3 Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon
us: for we are b exceedingly filled with
(b) He declares that when the faithful are so
full that they cannot endure the oppression and scorning of the wicked any
more, there is always help above, if with hungry desires they call for it.