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Longing for God's house.
Hope in God encouraged.
o ver. 3. Joel 2. 17. Mic. 7. 10.
D ver. 5. & Pe 49, 5.
+ Heb. evil to me.
5 Mine enemies speak evil of me, 9 I will say unto God my rock,
go I mourning because of the oppres6 And if he come to see me, he sion of the enemy? Ps. 12. 2. dspeaketh vanity: his heart gather- 10 As with a li sword in my bones, Or, killing. Prov. 26. 24,
eth iniquity to itself; when he goeth mine enemies reproach me; while
they say daily unto me, Where is thy
soul ? and why art thou disquieted 8 + An evil disease, say they, cleav- within me? hope thou in God: for I Hubeliathing eth fast unto him: and now that he shall yet praise him, who is the health
lieth he shall rise up no more. of my countenance, and my God. † Heb. the 9 Yea, tmine own familiar friend, man of my in whom I trusted, which did eat
PSALM XLIII. + Heb. magni- of my bread, hath + lifted up his heel The psalmist prayeth to be restored to the temple, 5 fied against me.
and upbraideth himself for his desprondency. e 2 Sam. 15.12. Job 19. 19. Ps. 55. 12, 13, unto me, and raise me up, that I may
Or, unnerrequite them.
nation : oh deliver me t from the de- ciftil. i Obad. 7.
+ Heb. from a 11 By this I know that thou favour-ceitful and unjust man.
man of decei est me, because mine enemy doth not 2 For thou art the God of my
a Ps. 2. 1. & triumph over me.
strength : why dost thou cast me off? 12 And as for me, thou upholdest " why go I mourning because of the b Ps. 85. 1. Job 36. 7. me in mine integrity, and 6 settest me oppression of the enemy?
cPs. 28. 7. Ps. 34. 15. before thy face for ever.
3 • Oh send out thy light and thy
d Ps. 42. 9.
e Ps. 40. 11. & h Ps. 106. 48. 13 h Blessed be the LORD God of truth: let them lead me; let them
Israel from everlasting, and to ever- bring me unto thy holy hill, and to 1 Ps. 3. 4. lasting. Amen, and Amen.
4 Then will I go unto the altar of PSALM XLII. || Or, A Psalm
God, unto God t my exceeding joy : + Heb, the giring in
The psalmist, in exile, longeth to worship in the temstruction of ple. 5 He encourageth himself to trust in God.
yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, gladres of the sons, &c. See 1 Chr. 6. T To the chief Musician, || Maschil, for the sons of
O God my God. 33, 57. & 25.5.
5 5 Why art thou cast down, O my 5 Ps. 42. 5, 11. S the hart + panteth after the soul ? and why art thou disquieted
10 But thou, O Lord, be mercifu J my cause against an lungodly 195cm
20. Jer. 20. 10.
John 13. 18.
theb. bray. A ? :
84. 2. John 7. 37.
e Ps. 80. 5. & 102. 9.
e Job 30. 16.
(Is. 30. 29.
8 ver. 11. &
soul after thee, O God.
yet praise him, who is the health of a Ps. 63. 1. & 2 a My soul thirsteth for God, for my countenance, and my God.
b the living God: when shall I come b 1 Thess. 1.9. and appear before God?
but complain of present evils. 17 Their profession d ver. 10. Ps.
of integrity, B and prayer for help. 79.10.& 1 13.2. say unto me, Where is thy God?
[ To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, 4 When I remember these things,
VE have heard with our ears,
had gone with the multitude, 'I went
2. Ps. 78.8.
2 How bthou didst drive out the DEI. 15. 17. Ps. 43. 5. + Heb. bowed 55 Why art thou + cast down, O my heathen with thy hand, and plantedst
Pe. 78, 55, & soul ? and why art thou disquieted them; how thou didst afflict the peo
in me? hope thou in God: for I ple, and cast them out. 1. Or, give shall yet I praise him for the help of 3 For they got not the land in pos- Deat. 8. 17. his countenance.
Josba. 21. 12
session by their own sword, neither I. Or, his pres
6 O my God, my soul is cast down did their own arm save them: but thy
thee from the land of Jordan, and of light of thy countenance, because Deut. 1. 57. || Or, the little the Hermonites, from I the hill Mizar. thou hadst a favour unto them.
& 7. 7, 8. hill, Ps. 133.3.
7 Deep calleth unto deep at the noise 4 • Thou art my King, O God: com- Ps. 74. 12
8 Yet the Lord will 'command his our enemies : through thy name will
min the night his song shall be with against us. Ps. 82. 7. & me, and my prayer unto the God of 6 For & I will not trust in my bow, Ps. $. 16. 63. 6, & 149.5.
Hos. 1.7. neither shall my sword save me.
h Lam, 3. 24.
ence is salra. tion.
i Jer. 4. 20.
Ez. 7. 26. k Ps. 88. 7.
Jonah 2. 3.
Israel complaineth to God.
The glory of the Messiah.
Ps. 40. 14.
Ps. 34. 2 Jer. 9. 24. Roma, 2 17. Ps. 60.1, 10. & 74 1. & 88. 14. & 89. 58.
108. 11. I Lev. 2, 17,
Deat 28. 25. | JOBiL 7.8, 12
bls. 49. 2.
Heb. 4. 12, Rev. 1. 16. & 19. 15. c Is. 9. 6. d Rev. 6. 2.
thou, ride thou.
+ Heb. teith
e Ps. 93, 2, Heb. 1. 8.
6.1. Is. 52. 3, 4.. Jer. 15. 13.
D-ut 22. 37. Ps. 79. 4. & 30.6. Jer. 24. 9. 12 Kg 19. 21. Joo 16. 1. Ps. 22. 7.
39, 40. i Ps. 21.6.
Des. 9. 13.
1 Jab B. 11. Ps. 119. 51,
n See Deut. 21. 13.
7 But thou hast saved us from our 2 Thou art fairer than the children
lips : therefore God hath blessed thee
9 But * thou hast cast off, and put O most mighty, with thy glory and
4 d And in thy majesty + ride pros- Heb. prosper 10 Thou makest us to Iturn back perously, because of truth and meek
from the enemy: and they which ness and righteousness; and thy right = Rom. 8. 36. hate us spoil for themselves.
hand shall teach thee terrible things. 11 - Thou hast given us + like sheep 5 Thine arrows are sharp in the L'ereep of
appointed for meat; and hast "scat- heart of the king's enemies; whereby
the people fall under thee.
nought, and dost not increase thy and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom 3. 61. Ps. wealth by their price.
is a right sceptre. 13 P Thou makest us a reproach to 7 * Thou lovest righteousness, and ? Ps. 33. 5. our neighbours, a scorn and a derision hatest wickedness : therefore 6 God, s Is. 61. 1. to them that are round about us. thy God, bhath anointed thee with b1 Kings 1. 14 Thou makest us a byword among the oil .of gladness above thy felthe heathen, 'a shaking of the head lows. among the people.
8 * All thy garments smell of myrrh, Cant. 1. 3. 15 My confusion is continually be- and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory fore me, and the shame of my face palaces, whereby they have made thee hath covered me,
17 * All this is come upon us; yet Ophir.
18 Our heart is not turned back, also thine own people, and thy fa1 Or, goinga.
neither have our | steps declined ther's house ;
11 So shall the king greatly desire
12 And the daughter of Tyre shall p Pe. 22. 29. & 20 If we have forgotten the name of be there with a gift; even P the rich our God, or 2 stretched out our hands among the people shall entreat #thy Heb. thy to a strange god; favour.
22 Yea, for thy sake are we killed gold.
king in raiment of needlework : the
24 • Wherefore hidest thou thy face, 15 With gladness and rejoicing shall
the king's palace.
make princes in all the earth. 26 Arise + for our help, and redeem 17 'I will make thy name to be Mal. 1. 11. us for thy mercies' sake.
remembered in all generations : there
fore shall the people praise thee for PSALM XLV.
ever and ever.
Zion's confidence in God. & An exhortation to behold
11 Or, of. the sons of Korah, li Maschil, A Song of loves.
1 To the chief Musician || for the song of Korah, *1 Chr. 15. 20. My heart tis inditing a good mat,
* A Song upon * Alamoth.
Zion's safety in God.
His protection of Zion. the earth be removed, and though | shields of the earth belong unto God: + Heb, the the mountains be carried into fthe he is greatly exalted. heart of the
midst of the sea ;
A song of thanksgiving to God for his protection of
| A Song and Psalm | for the sons of Korah.
| Or, of.
seals. c Ps. 93, 3, 4. Jer. 5. 22. Matt. 7. 25.
d See Is. 8. 7. e Ps. 48. 1, 8.
IB. 60. 14. f Deut. 23. 14.
4. There is da river, the streams G he be praised - in the city of our
43. 7, 9. Hos. 11. 9. Joel 2.
2 PR. 46. 4. &
87. 3. bls. 2, 2, 3. Mic. 4.1. Zech. 8.3. c Ps. 50,2 Jer. 3. 19. Lam, P. 15, Dan. 9.9.& 11. 16. d Ez, 20.6.
Is. 14. 13. (Matt. 5.55 62 Sam. 10.6 14, 16, 18, 19,
24, 27. 2 Chr.
5. & 143. 8.
Ps. 9. 9. 3 Ps. 2.1.
i ver. 11. Num. 14. 9.
k Ps. 66. 5.
I Jer. 18. 17.
Mic. 4.1. o Ps. 2. 3. & 40. 10
p ver. 7.
whereof shall make glad the city 18. 12. 6. Ez. of God, the holy place of the taber- God, in the mountain of his holi
nacles of the Most High. 27. Zeph. 3. 5 God is in the midst of her; she 2 Beautiful for situation, the joy 10, 11. & 8. 3. shall not be moved: God shall help of the whole earth, is mount Zion, + Heb. when her, tand that right early.
on the sides of the north, 'the city the morning
6 & The heathen raged, the king of the great King. appeareth. See Ex. 14. doms were moved: he uttered his 3 God is known in her palaces for a 20. 20. Ps. 30. voice, the earth melted.
refuge. 7 The Lord of hosts is with us; 4 For, lo, & the kings were assem+ Heb. a high the God of Jacob is tour refuge. bled, they passed by together. place for us, Selah.
5 They saw it, and so they marvel8 * Come, behold the works of the led; they were troubled, and hasted h Josh. 2.9, 24. Lord, what desolations he hath made away. in the earth.
6 Fear 5 took hold upon them there, Ex. 15. 15. 2 Chr. 13. 12. 9 'He maketh wars to cease unto and pain, as of a woman in trav- i Hoa 18. 1S.
the end of the earth; mhe breaketh ail.
8 As we have heard, so have we 10 Be still, and know that I am seen in mthe city of the LORD of a ver. 1, 2 o 18. 2. 11, 17. God: "I will be exalted among the hosts, in the city of our God: God
heathen, I will be exalted in the will o establish it for ever. Selah.
9 We have thought of • thy loving-
10 According to Pthy name, O God, Deut. 2.5.
so is thy praise unto the ends of the PSALM XLVII.
earth : thy right hand is full of rightThe nations eshorted to praise God. || Or, of. | To the chief Musician, A Psalm || for the sons 11 Let mount Zion rejoice, let the of Korah.
daughters of Judah be glad, because H a clap your hands, all ye peo- of thy judgments.
ple; shout unto God with the 12 Walk about Zion, and go round voice of triumph.
about her : tell the towers thereof. 2 For the Lord most high is terri- 13 + Mark ye well her bulwarks, Heb. Setyoter ble; "he is a great King over all the li consider her palaces; that ye may earth.
tell it to the generation following. 1 Or, raise up 3 He shall subdue the people un- 14 For this God is our God for ever der us, and the nations under our and ever : he will 9 be our guide even 118. 33. 11. feet.
unto death. i Ps. 68, 21, 25. 4 He shall choose our einheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom
PSALM XLIX. h 1 Cor. 14.15, he loved. Selah.
The pealmist calleth upon all men to hear. 6 He 5 'God is gone up with a shout, the sheweth the vanity of trusting in wealth. 16 World
ly prosperity is not to be envied. LORD with the sound of a trumpet.
| To the chief Musician, A Psalm | for the sous Or, of. 6 Sing praises to God, sing praises :
of Korah. Rev. 19. 6.
EAR this, praises.
7 5 For God is the King of all the world : | Or, every earth : "sing ye praises with under- 2 Both a low and high, rich and poor, 2 P2.62.9. standing.
8 God reigneth over the heathen: 3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom ; || Or, The rol. God sitteth upon the throne of his and the meditation of my heart shall "untary of the holiness.
be of understanding. gathered un- 9 . The princes of the people are 4.I will incline mine ear to a para- PR 78. 2 of the gathered together, Keven the people ble : I will open my dark saying upon
of the God of Abraham : 'for the the harp.
a Is. 55. 12.
heart to her burarks
b Deut. 7. 21.
Neh, 1.5. Ps, 76, 12. c Mal. 1. 14. d Ps. 18. 47.
e 1 Pet. 1. 4.
& Zech, 14.9.
il Chr. 16.31.
12. i Ps. 89. 18.
one that hath understand
Matt. 13. 34
Consolation under trials.
What God requireth of man.
€ Ps. 38.
Num. 16. 35.
& Job. 31. 21,
62 10 Mark 10. 24. 1 Tiu 6. 17.
e Deut. 4. 26.
& 31. 28. & 32, 1. ls. 1. 2. Mic. 6. 1, 2, Deut. 33. 3. Is. 13. 3. & Ex. 24. 7.
| Job 38. 18, 19
PR. 29. 48, 1 Eec 2 16.
i Prov. 11. 4.
m Is. 1. 11.
Ecc. 2. 18, 21. others.
n Hos. 6. 6.
Acts 17. 25.
cration and generation
Gen. 4. 17. I pep. 20. Ps. 33.5 & 32 7.
Lake 12. 20.
Deut. 10. 14.
5 Wherefore should I fear in the keep silence : da fire shall devour a Lev. 10.2.
6 They that I trust in their wealth, 4 ° He shall call to the heavens from 3. Pa 52.7. and boast themselves in the multi- above, and to the earth, that he may tude of their riches;
judge his people. 7 None of them can by any means 5 Gather' my saints together unto • Matt. K. 2. redeem his brother, nor é give to God me; 5 those that have made a cova ransom for him :
enant with me by sacrifice. 8 (For the redemption of their 6 And b the heavens shall declare b P8.97. 6. soul is precious, and it ceaseth for his righteousness : for God is judge i Ps. 75. 7. ever :)
himself. Selah. 9 That he should still live for ever, 7 Hear, O my people, and I will * Ps. 81. 8. and 5 not see corruption.
speak; O Israel, and I will testify 10 For he seeth that kwise men die, against thee: 'I am God, even thy Ex. 20. 2. likewise the fool and the brutish per- God. son perish, i and leave their wealth to 8 m I will not reprove thee " for thy sacrifices or thy burnt offerings, to
Jer, 7. 22. 11 Their inward thought is, that have been continually before me. their houses shall continue for ever,
9 °I will take no bullock out of 0 Mic. 6. 6. + Heb. to gea and their dwellingplaces t to all gen- thy house, nor he goats out of thy
erations; they call their lands after folds :
10 For every beast of the forest is
11 I know all the fowls of the 13 This their way is their m folly : mountains : and the wild beasts of + Heb. delight yet their posterity tapprove their say- the field are † mine.
+ Heb, with ings. Selah.
12 If I were hungry, I would not 14 Like sheep they are laid in the tell thee : P for the world is mine, p Ex. 19.5. grave; death shall feed on them; and and the fulness thereof. the upright shall have dominion over 13 Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or
1 Cor. 10. 26, 107, strength. them in the morning; "and their drink the blood of goats ?
I beauty shall consume ll in the grave 14 9 Offer unto God thanksgiving ; Hos. 14. 2. itativa es ez- from their dwelling.
and "pay thy vows unto the Most Tyme of
r Deut. 23. 21. 15 But God P will redeem my soul High: + from the power of u the grave: for 15 And *call upon me in the day he shall receive me. Selah.
of trouble : I will deliver thee, and 10r, hell. 16 Be not thou afraid when one is thou shalt glorify me.
made rich, when the glory of his 16 But unto the wicked God saith,
What hast thou to do to declare my 17 . For when he dieth he shall statutes, or that thou shouldest take BAT: 23.& carry nothing away: his glory shall my covenant in thy mouth?
u Rom. 2. 21, not descend after him.
17 Seeing thou hatest instruction, 18 Thought while he lived he and 'castest my words behind thee. blessed his soul: and men will praise 18 When thou sawest a thief, then thee, when thou doest well to thyself: thou Y consentedst with him, and thast | Heb. thy
portion was 19 He shall go to the generation been ? partaker with adulterers. Soal shall yo. of his fathers; they shall never see
19 + Thou givest thy mouth to evil,
+ Heb. Thou "light.
and a thy tongue frameth deceit. 20 - Man that is in honour, and un- 20 Thou sittest and speakest against 21 Tim. 5. 22. Det er lederstandeth not, 'is like the beasts thy brother; thou slanderest thine - Ps. 52. 2. that perish.
own mother's son.
21. These things hast thou done, PSALM L.
band I kept silence; thou thought- Ecc. 8. 11,
est that I was altogether such a one
as thyself: but d I will reprove thee,
and set them in order before thine | A Psalm | of Asaph.
22 Now consider this, ye that ® for- Job 8. 13. hath spoken, and called the earth get God, lest I tear you in pieces, and from the rising of the sun unto the there be none to deliver.
Ps. 27. 6. going down thereof.
23 'Whoso offereth praise glorifieth 2 Out of Zion, bthe perfection of me: and 8 to him f that ordereth his Heb. that Part 13.2 beauty, God hath shined.
disposeth his conversation aright will I shew the 3 Our God shall come, and shall not salvation of God.
Pardon of sin implored.
Doeg's destruction foretold.
25. & 44. 22.
John 3. 6.
Ps. 37. 34. &
. 19. 1 Is. 1. 18.
19 Then shalt thou be pleased with
z the sacrifices of righteousness, with ? Ps. 4.5. The psalmist confesseth his sin, and prayeth to be
Mal. 3.S. forgiren, and restored to God's favour. 13 His burnt offering and whole burnt offerpurpose to serve God, 18 and prayer for Zion.
ing: then shall they offer bullocks
gone in to Bath-sheba.
foretelleth his destruction. 6 He sherceth the joy of
the righteous thereat, 8 and giveth thanks to God. a ver. 9. 18. 43. of thy tender mercies a blot out my 1 To the chief Musician, Maschil, A Psalm of Da:
vid, * when Doeg the Edomite came and * told *1 Sam. 22. 9. Col. 2. 14. transgressions.
Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the * Ez. 22. 9. b Heb. 9. 14. 2 b Wash me thoroughly from mine house of Ahimelech. 1 John 13,7,9. iniquity, and cleanse me from my HY boastest thou thyself in sin.
mischief, O a mighty man? the - 1 Sam 21. 7. c Ps. 32. 5. & 3 For I acknowledge my trans- goodness of God endureth continually.
gressions : and my sin is ever before 2 Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs ; 0 Pg. 50. 19. d Gen. 20.6.& 39. 9. Lev.5. me.
* like a sharp razor, working deceit- Ps. 57. 4. & 19. & 6. 2.
39.7. & 61.& 4 d Against thee, thee only, have I fully. 2 Sam. 12. 13. e Luke 15. 21. sinned, and done this evil in thy 3 Thou lovest evil more than good; i Rom. 3. 4. sight: 'that thou mightest be justific and d lying rather than to speak a Jer. 9. 4, 5. & Job 14. 4. Ps. 58. 3.
ed when thou speakest, and be clear righteousness. Selah.
4 Thou lovest all devouring words,
1. Or, and the + Heb. warm band in sin did my mother t conceive
deceitful 5 God shall likewise + destroy thee
for ever, he shall take thee away, + Heb. beat h Job 14. 4. i Job 38. 36.
6 Behold, thou desirest truth 'in and pluck thee out of thy dwelling-Dhee dren.
6 'The righteous also shall see, and 1 Job 22. 19. k Lev. 14. 4, 6, 7 Purge me with hyssop, and I fear, 5 and shall laugh at him:
40. S. & 64.9. 49. Num. 19. shall be clean: wash me, and I shall 7 Lo, this is the man that made be' whiter than snow. not God his strength ; but h trusted Ps. 58. 10.
h Ps. 49.6 8 Make me to hear joy and glad- in the abundance of his riches, and
ness; that the bones which thou hast strengthened himself in his 11 wicked- 10r, subm Matt. 5. 4. broken may rejoice. n Jer. 16. 17. 9. Hide thy face from my sins, and 8 But I am like a green olive tree Jer. 11. 16 • blot out all mine iniquities. in the house of God: I trust in the
Hos. 146. P Acts 15. 9.
10 P Create in me a clean heart, mercy of God for ever and ever. Eph. 2. 10. | Or, a con- 0 God; and renew Il a right spirit 9 I will praise thee for ever, because stant spirit. within me.
thou hast done it: and I will wait on 9 Gen. 4. 14. 11 Cast me not away from thy thy name; k for it is good before thy k P8.54 6. 2 Kings 13. 23.
presence; and take not thy "Holy saints.
Spirit from me. Eph. 4. 30. i2 Restore unto me the joy of thy
PSALM LIII. salvation ; and uphold me with thy The palmist describeth the corruption of men; ! : 2 Cor. 3. 17. *free Spirit.
showeth the workers of iniquity their guilt; 6 and
longeth for the salration of Israel.
4 Psalm of David.
THE a fool hath said in his heart, a P: 10.4.& + Heb, bloods. 14 Deliver me from +bloodguilti
14. 1. &c. ness, O God, thou God of my sal- they, and have done abominable inivation: and my tongue shall sing quity : b there is none that doeth Rom. 5. 10. aloud of thy righteousness.
good. 15 O Lord, open thou my lips ; 2 God looked down from heaven Ps. SS. 18 Num. 15. 27, 30. Ps. 40.6. and my mouth shall shew forth thy upon the children of men, to see if
there were any that did understand, 16 For * thou desirest not sacrifice; that did d seek God.
d 2 Chr. 15. 2 Il else would I give it: thou delight"should give it. est not in burnt offering:
3 Every one of them is gone back :
they are altogether become filthy; y Pe. 34. 18. 17 y The sacrifices of God are a there is none that doeth good, no, not Is. 57, 15. &
broken spirit: a broken and a con- one.
I Lev. 3. 17. despise.
knowledge ? who eat up my people in Prov. 2. 18 Do good in thy good pleasure, as they eat bread: they have not unto Zion : build thou the walls of called upon God.
+ Heb. they Jerusalem.
5 There were they in great fear,
o ver. 1.
r Rom. 8. 9.
t 2 Sam. 11. 17.
& 12.9. u Ps. 35, 28.
& 50.8. Is. 1. praise.
11. Jer. 7. 22. Hos. 6. 6. W Or, that I
& 19. S.
e Jer. 4. 22
feared a fear, Ps. 14. 5.