Psalm 116 Bible Commentary

John Wesley’s Explanatory Notes

(Read all of Psalm 116)

Verse 3

[3] The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

The sorrows — Dangerous and deadly calamities.

Pains — Such agonies and horrors, as dying persons use to feel.

Verse 7

[7] Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.

Rest — Unto a chearful confidence in God.