He makes my feet like hinds' feet, and sets me upon my high places.
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Augustine of Hippo
34. "Who hath made my feet perfect like harts' feet" (ver. 33). Who hath made my love perfect to surmount the thorny and dark entanglements of this world. "And will set me up on high." And will fix my aim on the heavenly habitation, that "I may be filled with all the fulness of God."
Harts. Protestants, "hinds. "(Haydock)
The Hebrews generally prefer to specify the female. Harts are remarkably swift, and this quality was greatly esteemed in a warrior. Asael is praised for it; (2 Kings ii. 18.) and Homer styles his hero "the swift-footed Achilles. "(Calmet)
As harts trample serpents under their feet, says Theodoret, so I treat my enemies.
High. Hebrew, "my high places "where I have so often baffled the efforts of my persecutors. (Haydock) ...