6:4. And my soul is troubled exceedingly: but thou, O Lord, how long?
6:5. Turn to me, O Lord, and deliver my soul: O save me for thy mercy's sake.
5:5. For there is no one indeath, that is mindful of thee: and who shall confess to thee in hell?
6:7. I have laboured in my groanings, every night I will wash my bed: I will water my couch with my tears.
6:8. My eye is troubled through indignation: I have grown old amongst all my enemies.
6:9. Depart from em, all ye workers of iniquity: for the Lord hath heard the voice of my weeping.
6:10. The Lord hath heard my supplication: the Lord hath received my prayer.
6:11. Let all my enemies be ashamed, and be very much troubled: let them be turned back, and be ashamed very speedily.
Psalms Chapter 7
Domine, Deus meus.
David, trusting in the justice of his cause, prayeth for God's help against his enemies.
7:1. The psalm of David, which he sung to the Lord, for the words of Chusi, the son of Jemini.
7:2. O Lord, my God, in thee have I put my trust; same me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me.
7:3. Lest at any time he seize upon my soul like a lion, while there is no one to redeem me, nor to save.
7:4. O Lord, my God, if I have done this thing, if there be iniquity in my hands:
7:5. If I have rendered to them that repaid me evils, let me deservedly fall empty before my enemies.
7:6. Let the enemy pursue my soul, and take it, and tread down my life, on the earth, and bring down my glory to the dust.
7:7. Rise up, O Lord, in thy anger: and be thou exalted in the borders of my enemies. And arise, O Lord, my God, in the precept which thou hast commanded:
7:8. And a congregation of people shall surround thee. And for their sakes return thou on high.
7:9. The Lord judgeth the people. Judge me, O Lord, according to my justice, and according to my innocence in me.
7:10. The wickedness of sinners shall be brought to nought; and thou shalt direct the just: the searcher of hearts and reins is God.
7:11. Just is my help from the Lord; who saveth the upright of heart.
7:12. God is a just judge, strong and patient: is he angry every day?
7:13. Except you will be converted, he will brandish his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
7:14. And in it he hath prepared to instruments of death, he hath made ready his arrows for them that burn.
For them that burn... That is, against the persecutors of his saints.
7:15. Behold he hath been in labour iwht injustice: he hath conceived sorrow, and brought forth iniquity.
7:16. He hath opened a pit and dug it: and he is fallen into the hole he made.
7:17. His sorrow shall be turned on his own head: and his iniquity shall come down upon his crown.
7:18. I will give glory to the Lord according to his justice: and will sing to the name of the Lord the most high.
Psalms Chapter 8
Domine, Dominus noster.
God is wonderful in his works; especially in mankind, singularly exalted by the incarnation of Christ.
8:1. Unto the end, for the presses: a psalm for David.
The presses... In Hebrew, Gittith, supposed to be a musical instrument.
8:2. O Lord, our Lord, how admirable is thy name in the whole earth! For thy magnificence is elevated above the heavens.
8:3. Out of the mouth of infants and of sucklings thou hast perfected praise, because of thy enemies, that thou mayst destroy the enemy and the avenger.
8:4. For I will behold thy heavens, the works of thy fingers: the moon and the stars which thou hast founded.
8:5. What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or the son of man, that thou visitest him?
8:6. Thou hast made him a little less than the angels, thou hast crowned him with glory and honour:
8:7. And hast set him over the works of thy hands.
8:8. Thou hast subjected all things under his feet, all sheep and oxen: moreover, the beasts also of the fields.
8:9. The birds of the air, and the fishes of the sea, that pass through the paths of the sea.
8:10. O Lord, our Lord, how admirable is thy name in the whole earth!
Psalms Chapter 9
Confitebor tibi, Domine. The church praiseth God for his protection against her enemies.
9:1. Unto the end, for the hidden things of the Son. A psalm for David.
The hidden things of the Son... The humility and sufferings of Christ, the Son of God; and of good Christians, who are his sons by adoption; are called hidden things, with regard to the children of this world, who know not the value and merit of them.
9:2. I will give lpraise to thee, O Lord, with my whole heart: I will relate all thy wonders.
9:3. I will be glad, and rejoice inthee: I will sing to thy name, O thou most high.