1 «To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David, to bringWhich might put him in remembrance of his deliverance.to remembrance.» [MakeHe teaches us to be earnest in prayer even though God seems to delay: for at his time he will hear us.haste], O God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O LORD.
2 Let them be ashamed andHe was assured that the more they raged, the nearer they were to destruction, and he the nearer to his deliverance.confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt.
3 Let them be turned back for a reward of theirBy this we are taught not to mock at others in their misery, lest the same fall on our own necks.shame that say, Aha, aha.
4 But let all those that seeke thee, be ioyfull and glad in thee, and let all that loue thy saluation, say alwaies, God be praised.
5 But I [am]Because he had felt God's help before, he grounds on experience, and boldly seeks him for help.poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: thou [art] my help and my deliverer; O LORD, make no tarrying.