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1 Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.
1 The prophet praises God
2 He promises to judge uprightly
4 He rebukes the proud by consideration of God's providence
9 He praises God, and promises to execute justice.
A.M. 3294 B.B. 710
Al-tas-chith. or, Destroy not Ps 57:1 58:1
A Psalm. Some consider this Psalm to have been written by David on his accession to the throne over all Israel; others refer it to the time of the captivity, considering it as a continuation of the subject in the preceding; but B. Patrick and others are of opinion that it was composed by Asaph to commemorate the overthrow of Sennacherib's army. 2Ki 19:1
of Asaph. or, for Asaph
for that Ps 76:1 138:2 Ex 23:21 34:6,7 Jer 10:6
wondrous De 4:7,33,34
2 When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.
when Ps 78:70-72 101:2 2Sa 2:4 5:3 8:15 23:3,4
receive the congregation. or, take a set time Ec 3:17 Joh 7:6 Ac 1:7 17:31
3 The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selah.
earth Ps 60:1-3 78:60-72 1Sa 31:1-7 Isa 24:1-12
I bear 1Sa 18:7 25:28 2Sa 5:2 Isa 49:8 Heb 1:3
pillars 1Sa 2:8
4 I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:
I said Ps 82:2 94:8 Pr 1:22 8:5 9:6
lift Ps 89:17 148:14 Da 7:20,21 Zec 1:21
5 Lift not up your horn on high: speak not with a stiff neck.
speak Ex 32:9 De 31:27 2Ch 30:8 Isa 48:4 Eze 2:4 Ac 7:51
6 For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.
south. Heb. desert
7 But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.
God Ps 50:6 58:11
he putteth Ps 113:7,8 1Sa 2:7,8 15:23,28 16:1 2Sa 3:17,18 5:2 6:21 Jer 27:4-8 Da 2:22,37 5:18 Lu 1:52 Joh 15:16 Ro 11:15 So 1:15
8 For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he poureth out of the same: but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, and drink them.
for in Ps 11:6 60:3 Job 21:20 Isa 51:17,22 Jer 25:15,17,27,28 Re 14:9,10 16:19
it is full. Alluding to the medicated wine or potion of stupefying drugs given to criminals to drink previous to their execution. Pr 23:30 Isa 5:22
but the dregs Ps 73:10
9 But I will declare for ever; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.
but Ps 9:14 104:33 145:1,2
10 All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.
all the horns Ps 101:8 Jer 48:25 Zec 1:20,21
but the horns Ps 89:17 92:10 148:14 Lu 1:69