22. "Redeem Israel, O God, out of all his troubles" (ver. 22). "Redeem Thy people, O God," whom Thou hast prepared to see Thee, out of his troubles, not those only which he bears without, but those also which he bears within.
Deliver. Hebrew pede, "redeem. "All the 22 (Haydock) letters of the alphabet are complete without this supplication for all Israel, or for the Church. (Worthington)
It might form a part of the last verse, or belong to the next psalm; unless it be a conclusion like that of Psalm xxxiii., (Calmet) out of the alphabetical order. (Houbigant)
Israel. St. Augustine and some ancient psalters read, "Me, O God of Israel, from all my tribulations. "(Calmet) ...