1 «To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.» TheBy this kings are also admonished to call to God in their affairs.LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; theThe virtue, power and grace of God.name of the God of Jacob defend thee;
2 Send thee helpe from the Sanctuarie, and strengthen thee out of Zion.
3 Remember all thy offerings, andIn token that they are acceptable to him.accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah.
4 And graunt thee according to thine heart, and fulfill all thy purpose:
5 We will rejoice in thyGranted to the king in whose wealth our happiness stands.salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up [our] banners: the LORD fulfil all thy petitions.
6 NowThe Church feels that God had heard their petition.know I that the LORD saveth his anointed; he will hear him from hisAs by the visible sanctuary God's familiarity appeared toward his people, so by the heavenly is meant his power and majesty.holy heaven with the saving strength of his right hand.
7 Some trust in chariots, & some in horses: but we will remember the Name of ye Lord our God.
8 The worldlings who do not put their trust in God alone.They are brought down and fallen: but we are risen, and stand upright.
9 Save, LORD:Let the king be able to deliver us by your strength, when we seek him for help.let the king hear us when we call.