Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you that lead Joseph like a flock; you that dwell between the cherubim, shine forth.
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George Leo Haydock
Testimony, or instruction, (Calmet) and proof of the psalmist's faith. (Haydock)
Psalm. Vatican Septuagint, St. Augustine, add, "for (or against) the Assyrian: "whence some have inferred that it relates to the captivity of Israel. But as Benjamin is also mentioned, it seems rather to speak of the captives of Babylon, (Calmet) or of all Jews and Christians in distress. (Berthier)
The faithful pray for the coming of the Messias, ver. 2, 4, 16. (Haydock) (Fathers) (Calmet)