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17 "And they crucified him. And sitting down they watched him there " S. Mat. 27:35, 36. "And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in thine hands? Then he shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends " Zech. 13:6. See Zech. 12:10; S. Lu. 24:40; S. Jo. 20:27.

18 Quoted in S. Mat. 27:35; S. Mar. 15:24; S. Lu. 23:34; S. Jo. 19:24.

19 Verses 1, II.

21 Verse 13. See 2 Tim. 4:16, 17.

The whole strain changes from humiliation to exultation. The Resurrection. "Who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross." Heb. 12:2. vv. 22:32.

22 Verse 25. Quoted in Heb. 2:12. "Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God" S. Jo. 20:17. "Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid : go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me " S. Mat. 28:10. "The firstborn among many brethren" Rom. 8:29.

24 For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted. Verse 26.

25 Lit. From thee is my praise (i. e. the power to praise comes from God). Verse 22.

26 Lit. The lowly in spirit shall eat and be satisfied; they shall praise the LORD that seek him: let your heart live for ever. Verses 24:30. "I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world" S. Jo. 6:51.

27 All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD. "Be it known therefore unto you, that the salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles, and that they will hear it " Acts 28:28. "After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb" Rev. 7:9.

20 My darling, K. J. (marg.) my o. to my soul." 21 Unicorns, i. e. wi.

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& M. 314. 27 Him. K. J. thee.





be turned unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before him.

28 For the kingdom is the LORD'S and he is the Governor among the people.

29 All such as be fat upon earth: have eaten, and worshipped.

30 All they that go down into 89:6 the dust shall kneel before him: and no man hath quickened his own soul.

78:6 31 My seed shall serve him : 89:4,30, they shall be counted unto the 35 Lord for a generation.


86:9 32 They shall come, and the 87:4-6 heavens shall declare his righteousness: unto a people that shall be born, whom the Lord hath made.


Prop. Ps. Good Fri. M. Am. P. B. vv. 1, 3, 6-8, 16 (pt.), 17 (pt.), 18, 19 in Anth. Good Fri. Int. Good Fri. Rom., Good Fri. ; vv. 1-8, 17-20, 23, 31, 32, Palm Sun.; v. 22, Cons. Altar. Gk. v. 1o, Bapt. P. (Fri.) N.




107:9,41 146:6-10

Dominus regit me. THE LORD is my shepherd: therefore can I lack nothing. 2 He shall feed me in a green 42:1 957 pasture and lead me forth beside the waters of comfort.




60: 1

3 He shall convert my soul : 80:3,7,19 and bring me forth in the paths 5834 of righteousness for his Name's sake.




4 Yea, though I walk through 27:1-6 the valley of the shadow of death, 106:10 I will fear no evil: for thou art 116:3,8, with me; thy rod and thy staff 138:7 comfort me.


28 Lit. And he ruleth among the nations. Pss. 97, 99. "The government shall be upon his shoulder" Is. 9:6. "Out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel" S. Mat. 2:6. "The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ" Rev. 11:15.

29 See S. Jo. 6:33.

30 Lit. And he who cannot keep his soul alive, (i. e. is so poor that he cannot live). Comp. Ezek. 13:19; 18:27.

31 Lit. A seed shall serve him: it shall be told concerning the Lord to the (coming) generation.

32 They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done this. Ps. 19. "And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising" Is. 60:3.

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29-32 'Earth's minions in their height of pride
Fail down and taste His sacrifice,
Both rich, and they that lowly fall,
And low in dust and ashes creep,
Must bow the knee to Him-even all
That know not how their life to keep.

Their seed shall serve Him, number'd o'er,
To the next age, and nam'd His own;
They come and tell His righteous love
To each new race, 'This God hath done." "


A Psalm of David.




THE FATHER for the SON. 1 "Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon" Cant. "I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep" S. Jo. 10:11. "He shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom Is.



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2 Lit. In pastures of tender grass he maketh me to lie down; beside waters of refreshment doth he guide me. will feed them in a good pasture, and upon the high mountains of Israel shall their fold be: there shall they lie in a good fold, and in a fat pasture shall they feed upon the mountains of Israel. I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord GOD" Ezek. 34:14, 15. "The sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him for they know his voice" S. Jo. 10:3, 4. "The Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters" Rev. 7:17.

3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

4 Lit. Yea, though I should walk I would fear no evil. "When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not

Ps. XXIII. The language of this psalm is coloured by reminiscences of David's shepherd life. See Ps. 78:71. In the last psalm, Christ is the Lamb slain; now he both feeds His people, and leads them through Paradise to Heaven.

78:20,21 108: 12,



5 Thou shalt prepare a table before me against them that trou

45:8 92:9 ble me: thou hast anointed my head with oil, and my cup shall be full.




50:12 89:12


18:20,24 26:6


6 But thy loving-kindness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

Am. P. B. in Sel. VII. Int. Sept. Scotch P. B. 1637, Cant. Morn. Fray. Sar. Vig. Dead. Liturgy S. Fames, before Comm. Rom. Off. Dead. Gk., Visit. Sick, Bur. Priest. P. (Thur.) S. Hy. 438, 464, 504. Hy. A. & M. 197. See

p. x.

PSALM XXIV. Domini est terra.

THE earth is the LORD's, and all that therein is the compass of the world, and they that dwell therein.

2 For he hath founded it upon the seas and prepared it upon the floods.

3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD: or who shall rise up in his holy place?

4 Even he that hath clean hands, and a pure heart: and that hath not lift up his mind unto vanity, nor sworn to deceive his neighbour.

5 He shall receive the blessing 119:1 from the LORD: and righteousness from the God of his salvation.


27:9 6 This is the generation of
them that seek him: even of
them that seek thy face, O Jacob.
6,7 7 Lift up your heads, O ye
108:5 gates; and be
ye lift up, ye ever-

2:6 47:2,


overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee" Is. 43:2.

5 Lit. Thou preparest me a table in the presence of mine enemies thou hast anointed my head with oil, and my cup runneth over. "I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David; he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd." "And they shall be no more consumed with hunger in the land" Ezek. 34:232 29. Comp. 2 Sam. 17:27-29. "Ye have an unction (anointing) "from the Holy One" I S. Jo. 2:20. "God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power "Acts 10:38. Cont. Ps. 11:7.

6 Ps. 89. "I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand " S. Jo. 10:28, 29. "The servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever" S. Jo. 8:35.


A Psalm of David.

Composed and sung when the Ark was removed from the house of Obed-edom to the city of David on Mount Zion. 2 Sam. 6:12.

Glory of God's Universe, and the Purity of His dwellingplace the Heavenly Jerusalem.



I The earth is the LORD'S, and the fulness thereof. These words are quoted in 1 Cor. 10:26. See Ex. 9:29.

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2 "By the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water' 2 S. Pet. 3:5.

3-6 Ps. 15. "For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens Heb. 7:26.

3 Who shall stand in his holy place? "And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven" S. Jo. 3:13. "And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life " Rev. 21:27. "Blessed are they that do his commandments. that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city" Rev. 22:14.

4 Who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.

"Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God" S. Mat. 5:8. Comp. v. 5 of the psalm.

6 Lit. Those that seek thy face, (these are like) Jacob. Selah. "And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel:

Ps. XXIV. This psalm is introductory to the next group. I "A new historical interest has been given to these words in modern times, by the use of them as an inscription upon the pediment of the Royal Exchange at the centre of the world's commerce."-Blunt. 2 Prepared, K. J. established. 6 The Syriac version reads, "Thy face O God of Jacob." 7 Hy. A. & M. 147.

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