New Defender's Study Bible Notes
87:7 all my springs. Springs, as sources of life-sustaining waters, are here compared to all the writer’s sources of joy and satisfaction, which he could find only in the place of God’s dwelling.
Psalm 88 (title) Maschil. This Maschil psalm is the only psalm attributed to Heman the Ezrahite, probably a descendant of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah (I Chronicles 2:6). The term Mahalath-Leonnoth is uncertain but possibly means something like “A Song of Lamentation.”