Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at sacred-texts.com
psa 97:1Isles - The Gentile nations, as this word, used Isa 42:4, is expounded, Mat 12:21.
psa 97:2Darkness - A dark cloud doth encompass him.
psa 97:6Heavens - The angels, yea God himself from heaven.
psa 97:7Confounded - Let them be ashamed of their folly. Gods - All you whom the Gentiles have made the objects of their worship.
psa 97:8Zion - Thy people dwelling in Zion or Jerusalem, to whom Christ came. Heard - The fame of thy judgments, and the setting up the kingdom of the Messiah.
psa 97:11Light - Joy and happiness. Sown - Is laid up for them.