I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.
A. M. 2987. B.C. 1017. (Title.) A psalm. Or, "A psalm or song of David, at the dedication of the house;" by which is supposed to be meant the place he built on the threshing floor of Araunah, after the grievous plague which had nearly desolated the kingdom
O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.
O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.
Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
at the remembrance
or, to the memorial.
For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
his anger, etc
Heb. there is but a moment in his anger. in his.
for a night
Heb. in the evening. joy. Heb. singing. in the.
And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.
LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.
Heb. settled strength for my mountain.
I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD I made supplication.
What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD, be thou my helper.
Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
that is, my tongue, or my soul.