Thou hast been my hope, O Lord: a tower of strength against the face of the enemy. In Thy tabernacle I shall dwell for ever: I shall by protected under the covert of Thy wings. For Thou, my God, hast heard my prayer: Thou hast given an inheritance to them that fear Thy Name.
Verse 5. Tabernacle. The words for ever seem to confine this to heaven, as the Fathers explain them, though they may also allude to a temporal protection (Bert.) in the temple. C. — Wings. Chal. “of thy deity.” Chal. I will continue a member of thy Church here, and be happy for ever. M.
Verse 6. Inheritance. David had both a temporal, and an eternal one in view. Bert. — The captives express their gratitude for their deliverance. C.