122:7 May there be peace inside your defenses,
and prosperity 1 inside your fortresses! 2
30:6 In my self-confidence I said,
“I will never be upended.” 3
1 tn or “security.”
2 tn The psalmist uses second feminine singular pronominal forms to address personified Jerusalem.
3 sn In my self-confidence I said… Here the psalmist begins to fill in the background of the crisis referred to in the earlier verses. He had been arrogant and self-confident, so the Lord withdrew his protection and allowed trouble to invade his life (vv. 8-11).