Psalms 78:2

I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:
All Commentaries on Psalms 78:2 Go To Psalms 78

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Propositions. Deep and mysterious sayings. By this it appears, that the historical facts of ancient times, commemorated in this psalm, were deep and mysterious; as being figures of great truths appertaining to the time of the New Testament. (Challoner) St. Matthew (xiii. 35.) has, things hidden from the foundation of the world. Hebrew minni kedem, "from of old. "St. Jerome, "ancient riddles. "(Haydock) Mashal and chidoth, "parables and enigmas. "frequently denote things very plain, but spoken in a sententious poetic style, Numbers xxiii. 7. (Calmet) The facts, of the Old Testament, prefigured the mysteries of the New. (Worthington)
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