Ps 54:1
54:1 <> Save me, O God, {a} by thy
     name, and judge me by thy strength.

     (a) He declares that when all means fail, God will deliver
         even by miracle, they who call to him with an upright

Ps 54:3
54:3 For {b} strangers are risen up against me, and {c}
     oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before
     them. Selah.

     (b) That is, the Ziphims.
     (c) Saul and his army who were like cruel beasts, could not
         be satisfied except by his death.

Ps 54:4
54:4 Behold, God [is] mine helper: the Lord [is] with {d} them
     that uphold my soul.

     (d) No matter how few, as he was with Jonathan.

Ps 54:5
54:5 He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy
     {e} truth.

     (e) According to your faithful promise for my defence.

Ps 54:6
54:6 I will {f} freely sacrifice unto thee: I will praise thy
     name, O LORD; for [it is] good.

     (f) For hypocrites serve God out of fear or on conditions.

Ps 54:7
54:7 For he hath delivered me out of all trouble: and mine eye
     hath {g} seen [his desire] upon mine enemies.

     (g) We may lawfully rejoice for God's judgments against the
         wicked, if our affections are pure.