Psalm 3:2
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King James Version
Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.

Darby Bible Translation
Many say of my soul, There is no salvation for him in God. Selah.

World English Bible
Many there are who say of my soul, "There is no help for him in God." Selah.

Young's Literal Translation
Many are saying of my soul, 'There is no salvation for him in God.' Selah.

Psalm 3:2 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. {b} Selah.

(b) Selah here signifies a lifting up of the voice, to cause us to consider the sentence as a thing of great importance.Psalm 3:2 Parallel Commentaries

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Rules to be Observed in Singing of Psalms.
1. Beware of singing divine psalms for an ordinary recreation, as do men of impure spirits, who sing holy psalms intermingled with profane ballads: They are God's word: take them not in thy mouth in vain. 2. Remember to sing David's psalms with David's spirit (Matt. xxii. 43.) 3. Practise St. Paul's rule--"I will sing with the spirit, but I will sing with the understanding also." (1 Cor. xiv. 15.) 4. As you sing uncover your heads (1 Cor. xi. 4), and behave yourselves in comely reverence as in the
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

The Godly are in Some Sense Already Blessed
I proceed now to the second aphorism or conclusion, that the godly are in some sense already blessed. The saints are blessed not only when they are apprehended by God, but while they are travellers to glory. They are blessed before they are crowned. This seems a paradox to flesh and blood. What, reproached and maligned, yet blessed! A man that looks upon the children of God with a carnal eye and sees how they are afflicted, and like the ship in the gospel which was covered with waves' (Matthew 8:24),
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

"Nineveh, that Great City"
Among the cities of the ancient world in the days of divided Israel one of the greatest was Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian realm. Founded on the fertile bank of the Tigris, soon after the dispersion from the tower of Babel, it had flourished through the centuries until it had become "an exceeding great city of three days' journey." Jonah 3:3. In the time of its temporal prosperity Nineveh was a center of crime and wickedness. Inspiration has characterized it as "the bloody city, . . . full
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Psalm 22:7
All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,

Psalm 22:8
He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.

Psalm 71:11
Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.

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