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13 "I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you "S. Lu. 10:19. "The God of peace shall tread Satan under your feet shortly" Rom. 16:20. See S. Mat. 4:1-11; Rev. 12:9-11.

The Father speaks to the Son. vv. 14-16. 14 See Phil. 2:9. "Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there 99

Gen. 32:29.

"In vain I have not wept and strove;

Thy nature and thy name is Love."-C. Wesley. 15 See Ex. 2:23, 24.

16 "As the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself " S. Jo. 5:26. "I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen" Rev. 1:18. "Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law. For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it" Deut. 32:46, 47.


A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath Day.

The greatness of God's works, and His righteous government of the world.

CHRIST THE "HORN OF SALVATION" (S. Lu. 1:69) AND THE ANOINted One" (S. Jo. 1:41). (Verse 9.)


1 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord" Eph. 5:19.

2 Verse 14.

3 Lit. With sound of music upon the harp.

4 Lit. I will exult because of the works of thy hands. Ps. 8. "Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made" Gen. 2:1, 2.


5 My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are yonr ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts Is 55:8, 9. "O the depths of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!" Rom. 11:33.

12 In their hands; lit. upon their hands. 13 Shalt go, K. J. shalt tread; shalt tread, K. J. shalt trample. 14 Set him up, K. J. set him on high.

Ps. XCII. In this the Seventh Day Psalm, the Name Jehovah occurs seven times, (also in Ps. 19). 2 Truth, K. J. faithfulness. 5 Glorious, K. J. great.

139:17 works: thy thoughts are very deep. 6 An unwise man doth not well consider this: and a fool doth not understand it.


37: 1,2,



7 When the ungodly are green 36,37 as the grass, and when all the 29:9 workers of wickedness do flour83:18 ish: then shall they be destroyed 93:5 for ever; but thou, LORD, art the Most Highest for evermore. 34:16,21 8 For lo, thine enemies, O 37:20,29, LORD, lo, thine enemies shall per



68:1,2 ish and all the workers of wick89:11 edness shall be destroyed.



9 But mine horn shall be exalt89:18,25 ed like the horn of an unicorn : 132:18 for I am anointed with fresh oil.




148:13 10 Mine eye also shall see his lust of mine enemies: and mine 58:9,10 ear shall hear his desire of the 91:8 wicked that arise up against me. 11 The righteous shall flourish like a palm-tree and shall spread abroad like a cedar in Libanus.

52:9 72:7

12 Such as are planted in the house of the LORD: shall flourish in the courts of the house of our God.



18:1 25:9

13 They also shall bring forth more fruit in their age and shall be fat and well-liking ;

14 That they may show how true the LORD my strength is: and that there is no unrighteousness in him.


Am. P. B., vv. 1-4, "Bonum est" Evening
Prayer; v. 4 in 3d Cant. Prayers at Sea.
All Saints. Rom., Cons. Ch.; v. 1, Sept.; VV. I,
2, 15th Sun. af. Pent.; vv. 1, 11, S. John, Nativ.
S. John Bapt. Gk. 1st H. L. (Sat.) T.
Temple, on Sabbath. See p. x.


6 A brutish man knoweth not. "The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned" 1 Cor. 2:14.

9 Lit. And so mine horn is exalted.

10 Lit. Mine eye also seest (its desire) upon them that lie in wait for me, and mine ear hearest (its desire) of those that rise up against me..

II 'I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily and cast forth his roots as Lebanon. His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon " Hos. 14:5,6. See Ecclus. 50: 12.

12 Lit. Planted in the house of the LORD, they shall flourish in the courts of our God. See Is. 61:3.

13 Lit. They shall still bear fruit in old age; they shall be full of sap and green.

14 To shew that the LORD is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him. Verse 2. "He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he" Deut. 32:4.

7 Are green; K. J. spring. 8 Destroyed, K. J. scattered. 9 Unicorn, lit. wild buffalo. Anointed with fresh oil; it is said of Christ's members, "Ye have an unction from the Holy One" I S. Jo. 2:20. 11 Spread abroad; K. J. grow. 13 Well-liking; i. e. well-pleasing.

104:5 119'90

Dominus regnavit (decorem indutus est).

24:7-10 29:10

THE LORD is King, and hath



95:3 put on glorious apparel: the LORD 98:7 hath put on his apparel, and gird104:1 ed himself with strength.


2 He hath made the round world so sure that it cannot be moved.


3 Ever since the world began 89:30,35 hath thy seat been prepared: thou 90:2 art from everlasting.


9:12 58:9 50:2 80:1

4 The floods are risen, O LORD, the floods have lift up their voice: the floods lift up their waves.


29:3,4 5 The waves of the sea are 46:1-3 mighty, and rage horribly but 89: 10 yet the LORD, who dwelleth on 107:29 high, is mightier.


19:7 6 Thy testimonies, O LORD, are 89:28,34 very sure: holiness becometh thine

house for ever.

Am. P. B. in Sel. VIII. Int. Sun. af. Asc. Sar. Cons. Ch. Moz. Liturgy, v. 1, frequent Int. Rom., vv. 1-3, Christmas (2d Comm.); Sun. af. Christmas; Eve of Epiph. Gk., 1st H.; Christmas Eve. L. (Sun. exc. in Lent). P. (Sun. in Lent). T. N. (Thur.) Hy. 427. In Temple, 6th Day Wk. See p. x.


Deus ultionum.

O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth: thou God, to whom vengeance belongeth, show thyself.

7:6 9:7,8 50:6 75:8

2 Arise, thou Judge of the 76:8,9 world and reward the proud 138:6 after their deserving.



3 LORD, how long shall the ungodly how long shall the ungodly triumph?



Probably written after the return from captivity.
The Majesty of God, as the Ruler of Nature.

CHRIST IS "King of Kings, AND LORD OF LORDS." Rev. 19:16.

1 Lit. The LORD is King, he hath clothed himself with majesty; the LORD hath clothed himself, he hath girded himself with strength.

"God the Lord a King remaineth,
Rob'd in His own glorious light,

God hath rob'd Him, and He reigneth :
He hath girded Him with might.-


God is King in depth and height."-Keble. Pss. 97, 99. "Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength?" Is. 63:1. Jesus spake saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth" S. Mat. 28:18. "We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned" Rev. 11:17. 2 The world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved. 3 Thy throne is established of old. "Jesus said Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am S. Jo. 8:58.


4 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice.

5 Lit. More than the voices of many mighty waters, (more than) the breakers of the sea, the LORD on high is mighty.

"With all tones of water blending
Glorious is the breaking deep,
Glorious, beauteous without ending,

God Who reigns on Heaven's high steep.

Songs of ocean never sleep."—Keble.


Vengeance of God, the Judge of the world.

I Lit. O God of vengeances, the LORD; O God of vengeances, shine forth. Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord" Rom. 12:19.

2 Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.

3 "They cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth" Rev. 6: to.

Ps. XCIII. 4 Waves, lit. roaring.

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