1 To him that excelleth on Neginoth. A Psalme of Dauid. Heare my cry, O God: giue eare vnto my prayer.
2 FromFrom the place where I was banished, being driven out of the city and temple by my son Absalom.the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock [that] isTo which without your help I cannot attain.higher than I.
3 For thou hast bene mine hope, and a strong tower against the enemie.
4 I will dwell in thy Tabernacle for euer, and my trust shall be vnder the couering of thy wings. Selah.
5 For thou, O God,There is nothing that strengthens our faith more than the memory of God's help in times past.hast heard my vows: thou hast given [me] the heritage of those that fear thy name.
6 Thou wilt prolong the king'sThis chiefly refers to Christ, who lives eternally not only in himself but also in his members.life: [and] his years as many generations.
7 He shall abide before God for ever: O prepareFor the stability of my kingdom stands in your mercy and truth.mercy and truth, [which] may preserve him.
8 So will I alway sing prayse vnto thy Name in performing dayly my vowes.