The Lord became my protector, and He brought me forth into a large place: He saved me, because He was well pleased with me. Ps. I will love Thee, O Lord my strength: the Lord is my firmament, and my refuge, and my deliverer. V. Glory be to the Father.
Verse 19. Affliction, when my friends joined Absalom. Theod. — In the rest of this psalm, the prophet chiefly uses words in the obvious sense, yet mystically speaks of Christ, and of the faithful. W.
Verse 20. Place, where I was not hemmed in by my enemies. H. — Saved me, by repentance, out of his infinite mercy, (Euseb. S. Athan.) without any deserts. W.
2133: The Authors and the Time of the Composition of the Psalms
Reply of the Biblical Commission, May 1, 1910
Question V: Whether in appearance the Davidian origin can be denied to those psalms which are cited in the Old and New Testament distinctly under the name of David, among which to be considered before the rest come: psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes; psalm 15, Conserva me, Domine; psalm 17 Diligam te, Domine, fortitudo mea; psalm 31, Beati, Quorum remissae sunt iniquitates; psalm 68, Salvum me fac, Deus; psalm 109, Dixit Dominus Domino meo?–Reply: In the negative.