Psalms 39:1 - Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Bible Comments

Title.. Psalm. Mizmor. See App-65.

of David. by David, and relating to the true David. The Psalm is. continuation of the subject of this last group of four Psalms. Psalms 39:2 :9 link it on to Psalms 38:13. and Psalms 39:1 to Psalms 38:17. See note on Title of Psalms 38:1.

I said. I formed this resolution (Psalms 38:7).

take heed. observe, keep, or guard.

sin. Hebrew. chata'. App-44.

keep: same as "take heed to", above. Septuagint and Vulgate read "I did put".

a bridle. a muzzle.

the wicked. a lawless one. Hebrew. rasha'. App-44.

Psalms 39:1

1 I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my moutha with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.