It is he that gives salvation unto kings: who delivers David his servant from the hurtful sword.
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George Leo Haydock
Kings. Their power cannot protect them. (Haydock)
Hast. Several read, "wilt redeem. "
Malicious. Hebrew, "his servant from the evil sword "(Montanus) of Goliath, (Chaldean) or of Saul, (Berthier) and all his other enemies. (Haydock)
He represents himself in the midst of danger, from the rebels. (Calmet)