1 ! Dauid being now King ouer Judah and hauing had manie victories, sheweth by euident signes that God elected him King assuring the people that God wil prosper them, if they approue the same.
1 a These were certeine songs after the note whereof this psalme was sung.
1 b Called also Sophene which standeth by Euphrates.
1 c For when Saul was not able to resist the enemie, the people sted hether & thether: for thei colde not be safe in their owne houses.
3 e Thou hast handled thy people sharply in taking from them sense and judgement, in that thei aided Saul the wicked King and pursued him, to whome God had giuen the just title of the realme.
6 g It is so certeine, as if it were spoken by an oracle, that I shal possesse these places, which Saul had left to his children.
7 h For it was strong and wel peopled.
8 k In most vile subjection.
9 m He was assured that God wolde giue him the strong cities of his enemies wherein they thoght them selues sure.