Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at sacred-texts.com
psa 109:4Adversaries - They requite my love with enmity, as it is explained Psa 109:5.
psa 109:6A wicked man - Who will rule him with rigour and cruelty. Satan - To accuse him; for this was the place and posture of accusers in the Jewish courts.
psa 109:7Sin - Because it is not from his heart.
psa 109:10Desolate places - Into which they are fled for fear and shame.
psa 109:11Catch - Heb. ensnare, take away not only by oppression but also by cunning artificers. Stranger - Who hath no right to his goods.
psa 109:17Delighted not - In desiring and promoting the welfare of others.
psa 109:18Garment - Which a man wears constantly. Like water - Water in the cavity of the belly, between the bowels, is almost certain death. And oil soaking into any of the bones, will soon utterly destroy it.
psa 109:20That speak evil against my soul - With design to take away my life.
psa 109:21Is good - Above the mercy of all the creatures.
psa 109:23When - Towards the evening, when the sun is setting. The locust - Which is easily driven away with every wind.