What does the table represent in Psalms 23:5?


Psalms 23:5

ESV - 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
The "table" is a metaphor for the provisions that are placed on it (as would be the case in a feast). David is saying that God is supplying all his physical and spiritual needs (including protection from his adversaries) in a lavish manner that is obvious even to those adversaries, and as if purposely showing them the futility of their opposition to David.

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