The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, , at sacred-texts.com
psa 61:2From (a) the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock [that] is (b) higher than I.
(a) From the place where I was banished, being driven out of the city and temple by my son Absalom.
(b) To which without your help I cannot attain.
psa 61:5For thou, O God, (c) hast heard my vows: thou hast given [me] the heritage of those that fear thy name.
(c) There is nothing that strengthens our faith more than the memory of God's help in times past.
psa 61:6Thou wilt prolong the king's (d) life: [and] his years as many generations.
(d) This chiefly refers to Christ, who lives eternally not only in himself but also in his members.
psa 61:7He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare (e) mercy and truth, [which] may preserve him.
(e) For the stability of my kingdom stands in your mercy and truth.