1 «[A Psalm] of David.» I will praise thee with my whole heart: before theEven in the presence of angels and of them who have authority among men.gods will I sing praise unto thee.
2 I will worship toward thy holyBoth the temple and ceremonial service at Christ's coming were abolished: so that now God will be worshipped only in spirit and truth, (Joh_4:23).temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.
3 In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, [and]You have strengthened me against my outward and inward enemies.strengthenedst me [with] strength in my soul.
4 All theAll the world will confess that you have wonderfully preserved me, and performed your promise.kings of the earth shall praise thee, O LORD, when they hear the words of thy mouth.
5 And they shall sing of the wayes of the Lord, because the glory of the Lord is great.
6 Though the LORD [be] high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knowethDistance of place cannot hinder God to show mercy to his, and so judge the wicked though they think that he is far off.afar off.
7 Though I walke in the middes of trouble, yet wilt thou reuiue me: thou wilt stretch foorth thine hand vpon the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall saue me.
8 The LORD willThough my enemies rage, yet the Lord, who has begun his work in me, will continue his grace to the end.perfect [that which] concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, [endureth] for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.