1 The prophet declares that he will praise God both privately and openly, and that from the heart, as he who consecrates himself wholly and only to God.Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with [my] whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and [in] the congregation.
2 The works of the LORD [are]He shows that God's works are a sufficient reason for us to praise him, but chiefly his benefits toward his Church.great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
3 His worke is beautifull and glorious, and his righteousnesse endureth for euer.
4 He hath made his wonderfull workes to be had in remembrance: the Lord is mercifull and full of compassion.
5 He hath givenGod has given to his people all that was necessary for them and will do so even for his covenant's sake, and in this sense the Hebrew word is taken in (Pro_30:8, Pro_31:15).meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
6 He hath shewed to his people the power of his workes in giuing vnto them the heritage of the heathen.
7 TheAs God proposed to take care of his Church so in effect does he declare himself just and true in the government of the same.works of his hands [are] verity and judgment; all his commandments [are] sure.
8 They are stablished for euer and euer, and are done in trueth and equitie.
9 He sent redemption vnto his people: he hath commanded his couenant for euer: holy and fearefull is his Name.
10 They only are wise who fear God and none have understanding but they who obey the word.The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they thatThat is, his commandment as in (Psa_111:7).do [his commandments]: his praise endureth for ever.