The LORD preserves the strangers; he relieves the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.
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Augustine of Hippo
7. "Who giveth food to the hungry." Behold, from thee I look for nothing: "God giveth food to the hungry." Who are "the hungry"? All. What is, all? To all things that have life, to all men He giveth food: doth He not reserve some food for His beloved? If they have another kind of hunger, they have also another kind of food. Let us first enquire what their hunger is, and then we shall find their food. "Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled." We ought to be God's hungry ones. ..."The Lord looseth them that are lettered; the Lord lifteth up them that are dashed down; the Lord maketh wise them that are blind" (ver. 8). Perfectly hath he by this last sentence explained to us all the preceding ones: lest perchance, when he had said, "the Lord looseth them that are fettered," we should refer it to those fettered ones, who for some crime are bound in irons by their masters: and in that he said, "He lifteth up them that are dashed down," there sho...
Sion. Figure of the true Church. God is now more attached to Sion than to any other place. (Berthier)
He lives for ever, and therefore alone deserves our confidence. (Calmet)
Generation. Hebrew adds, "Alleluia "which we have in the next title, as the psalm also begins with the same word. (Haydock)