Psalm 145 Bible Commentary

John Wesley’s Explanatory Notes

(Read all of Psalm 145)

Verse 14

[14] The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.

All — All that look up to him for help.

Verse 15

[15] The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.

All — Of all living creatures.

Wait — Expect their supplies wholly from thy bounty. Expectation is here figuratively ascribed to brute creatures.

Verse 18

[18] The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.

Nigh — To answer their prayers.

In truth — With an upright heart.