Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
&) A Song of degrees. This Psalm was probably composed when David was made king over all Israel.
Heb. even together.
It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;
It is like
that ran down
As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the LORD commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
As the dew of Hermon
Mr. Maundrell says, "We were sufficiently instructed by experience what the holy Psalmist means by 'the dew of Hermon,' our tents being as wet with it as if it had rained all night." Some suppose that Zion here means a part of Mount Hermon (De 4:48); but it is not written Sion here, but Zion, which is at Jerusalem.