57. Thou drewest near in the day that I called upon thee: thou saidst, Fear not.
57. Appropinquasti in die in quo clamavi ad te (vel, invocavi te,) dixisti, Ne timeas.
Here the Prophet tells us that he had experienced the goodness of God, because he had not suffered a repulse when he prayed. And this doctrine is especially useful to us, that is, to call to mind that we had not in time past prayed in vain. For we may hence feel assured, that as God ever continues like himself, he will be ever ready to help us when- ever we implore his protection. This, then, is the reason why the Prophet declares here that he had experienced the readiness of God to hear prayer:
He then adds an explanation,
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