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The Shomrei Emunim Rebbe in his sefer Taharos Hakodesh says that it was revealed to Rav Nachman from Heaven that the 10 psalms are for rectifying involuntary nocturnal emissions. Which kinds of sounds like it excludes other possibilities.
When your God has become to you a God that stands far off in times of trouble then you need to determine if your God has been manufactured by yourself. In other words there are many levels of comprehension of God, given that the true God is merciful, we may need to pray that our current perception of a God who stands far off in times of trouble be removed ...
It is not always good for a person to be saved from a trouble. God looks at what is best for a person in his final end and sometimes does not save him or even actively brings on the trouble. similarly Rabeinu Bachye writes in Duties of the Heart gate 4: But one who trusts in God, is immune from sickness and disease except as an atonement or to ...
This edition of Miqra'ot Gedolot lists the following commentaries: RaSh"I says "per [each creature's] (lit. his) livelihood" Ibn 'Ezra says "what will suffice for [each creature] (lit. him)" Meẓudat David says "according to [each creature's] (lit. his) will and desires"
Yes, the major commentator Radak says this includes animals. Not well-being, though, as you ask, but just food.
The following thorough Hebrew exposition explains why the final verse should not be translated "kiss the son": http://thejewishhome.org/counter/Psa2.pdf He points out that nowhere else in the Psalms is Aramaic used, so why with this one word translate it as though Aramaic (son) instead of Hebrew purity. As is always the case, truth is much more beautiful ...
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