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a terrible" Deut. 10:17. "One cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory" Is. 6:3.


4 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS" Jer. 23:5, 6. See Is. 33:5.

5 Verses 3,9. "The four beasts rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come "Rev. 4:8.

6 See Ex. 24:6-8; 32:30-32; 40:22-29: Num. 16:47, 48; 1 Sam. 7:8, 9; 12:18.


7 As Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended, and stood at the door of the tabernacle, and the LORD talked with Moses" Ex. 33:9. See Num. 9:15-23; 12:5; S. Mat. 17:5.

8 Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God that forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their inventions. See Ex. 32:7-14; Num. 20:12, 24; Deut. 3:26.

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9 Verses 3, 5. "Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy for all nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest" Rev. 15:4.

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PSALM 100.

A Psalm of Thanksgiving.

Great Song of Joy of the nations unto God. "GIVING THANKS ALWAYS FOR ALL THINGS UNTO GOD AND THE FATHer in the Name of our Lord Jesus CHRIST." Eph. 5:20.

1 Lit. Shout for joy unto the LORD, all the earth.

2 Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made eus, and his we are. "Thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee. O Israel, Fear not : for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine" Is. 43:1. "The house of Israel are my people, saith the Lord GOD. And ye my flock, the flock of my pasture, are men, and I am your God, saith the Lord GOD" Ezek. 34:30, 31. "We are his workmanship, created in

Ps. XCIX. 5 Magnify, K. J. exalt. Fall down, lit. bow down. Footstool; name given to the Ark of the Covenant. See Chr. 28:2. 8 Inventions, lit. doings. The LORD said to Moses-"I have pardoned according to thy word" Num. 14:20. 9 Magnify, K. J. exalt. Lit. Bow down before his holy hill.

Ps. C. Title, Thanksgiving; see Ps 145, title.


119:73 139:4,14







3 O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his 116:15 Courts with praise: be thankful 147:1 unto him, and speak good of his 8:1 Name.




25:7 34:8

4 For the LORD is gracious, his 36:5 mercy is everlasting: and his 106: truth endureth from generation to 118: generation.


136:1 119:90

us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.








59: 16,17

shall be of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, 89:1 will I sing.



Cant. Morning Prayer, Cons. Ch. Int. Mon. in Whitsun-Wk. Armenian, Liturgy; Bapt. Off. af. Gospel. Rom., v. 1, 1st Sun. af. Epiph.; vv. 1, 2, Quin. L. (Sun. exc. in Lent). Hy. 277, 405, 409. Hy. A. & M. 166.

2 O let me have understanding: 119:98 in the way of godliness!


3 When wilt thou come unto me: I will walk in my house with a perfect heart.

6:8 34:14


4 I will take no wicked thing 97:10 in hand; I hate the sins of unfaithfulness: there shall no such cleave unto me.


5 A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.

6 Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour: him will I destroy. 7 Whoso hath also a proud



Misericordiam et judi


Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them" Eph. 2:10. "The tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God" Rev. 21:3. See S. Jo. 10:4. 3 Ps. 150. "Many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the house of the God of Jacob" Is. 2:3.

4 "I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep" S. Jo. 10:11. "With everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the LORD thy Redeemer" Is. 54:8. "Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world" S. Mat. 28:20.


A Psalm of David.

Probably written while the Ark was in the house of Obededom. 2 Sam. 6:10, 11.

'The godly purposes and resolves of a king.' THE WORDS OF CHRIST'S FAITHFUL FOLLOWERS. Comp.

Ps. 15.

Lit. Of kindness and justice will I sing: unto thee, O LORD will I play upon the harp. "It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness" Prov. 16:12. "He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?" Mic. 6:8.

2 I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way.

3 Verse 9. "David said, How shall the ark of the LORD come to me?" 2 Sam. 6:9. "Jesus said, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him" S. Jo. 14:23. "As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation" S. Pet. 1:15.

4 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me. Verse 10.

7 Lit. Whoso hath a high look and is wide of heart (i. e.

3 Speak good of; K. J. bless. 4 Gracious, K. J. good. Truth, lit. faithfulness.

Ps. CI. 1 "The two mutually complementary qualities so necessary in a ruler are the subject of his song."-Jennings and Lowe.


94:2 look and high stomach: I will 138:6 not suffer him.

8 Mine eyes look upon such as


34:15 are faithful in the land: that they may dwell with me.


9 Whoso leadeth a godly life: he shall be my servant.

IO There shall no deceitful


24:4 40:5

119:128 person dwell in my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight.


III shall soon destroy all the 526 ungodly that are in the land: that 104:35 I may root out all wicked doers 119:119 from the city of the LORD.


27:8 PSALM CII. Domine, exaudi (—et clamor).



Int. Tues. Whitsun-Wk. Gk. 1st H. Ancient Bur. Psalm. S. N.

77:1-3 141:1

HEAR my prayer, O LORD: and 143:1 let my crying come unto thee.

44:24-26 31:2

27:10 2 Hide not thy face from me in the time of my trouble: incline 86:1,7 thine ear unto me when I call; O 88:1,2 hear me, and that right soon.





130:1 3 For my days are consumed
like smoke and my bones
31:12 are burnt up as it were a firebrand.
32:3 4 My heart is smitten down,
372 and withered like grass: so that
I forget to eat my bread.


5 For the voice of my groaning: my bones will scarce cleave to my flesh.

6 I am become like a pelican in the wilderness and like an owl that is in the desert.

7 I have watched, and am


77:4 130:5,6

puffed up with pride). "Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven" S. Mat. 18:3.

9 He that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me. Verse 3.

10 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house. Verse 4. "There shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie" Rev. 21:27.

11 Lit. Every morning I will destroy.

PSALM 102.

A Prayer of the afflicted when he is overwhelmed, and pours out his complaint before the LORD.

Fifth Penitential Psalm.

Probably composed toward the close of the Babylonish Captivity: possibly by Jeremiah, whose position as described in Lam. 3 is so similar to that of the Psalm.


The Complaint. vv. 1-11.

Contrast of human transitoriness and weakness, with God's Eternity and Power.

I Verse 5.

2 Incline thine ear unto me: in [the day when I call answer me speedily.

3 "What is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away "" Ś. Jas. 4:14.

4 Lit. For I have forgotten to eat my bread.
5 Lit. My bones have cleaved to my skin.
6 Lit. Owl of the ruins.

Verse II.
Verse 1.

8 This verse and the following are spoken by David as king, appointing his servants. They are fulfilled in Christ. 11 Every morning; allusion to Eastern custom of holding courts of law early in the day. Root out; K. J. cut off.

Ps. CII. Title; Prayer, see Pss. 17, 86, 90, 142, titles. 1 The answer to the prayer is found in 147:1-7, 12, 13. 6 The owl is called in Arabic, "mother of the ruins."-Perowne. The pelican has a loud, mournful cry.

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