Psalm 79 Bible Commentary

John Wesley’s Explanatory Notes

(Read all of Psalm 79)

Verse 8

[8] O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low.

Prevent — Prevent our utter extirpation.

Verse 11

[11] Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die;

The prisoner — Of thy poor people now in captivity.