1 «A Song [or] Psalm of David.» O God, my heart isThis earnest affection declares that he is free from hypocrisy and that sluggishness does not stop him.fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory.
2 Awake viole and harpe: I will awake early.
3 I will praise thee, O LORD, among theHe prophecies of the calling of the Gentiles: for unless they were called, they could not hear the goodness of God.people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations.
4 For thy mercy is great aboue the heauens, and thy trueth vnto the clouds.
5 Let all the world see your judgments in that you are God over all, and so confess that you are glorious.Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all the earth;
6 That thy beloved may be delivered:When God by his benefits makes us partakers of his mercies, he admonishes us to be earnest in prayer, to desire him to continue and finish his graces.save [with] thy right hand, and answer me.
7 God hath spoken in hisAs he has spoken to Samuel concerning me, so will he show himself constant and holy in his promise, so that these nations following will be subject to me.holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
8 Gilead shalbe mine, and Manasseh shalbe mine: Ephraim also shalbe the strength of mine head: Iuda is my lawgiuer.
9 Moab shalbe my washpot: ouer Edom wil I cast out my shoe: vpon Palestina wil I triumph.
10 Who will leade mee into the strong citie? Who will bring me vnto Edom?
11 From the sixth verse of this psalm to the last, read also (Psa_60:5).[Wilt] not [thou], O God, [who] hast cast us off? and wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our hosts?
12 Giue vs helpe against trouble: for vaine is the helpe of man.
13 Through God we shall doe valiantly: for he shall treade downe our enemies.