108:28. They will curse and thou wilt bless: let them that rise up against me be confounded: but thy servant shall rejoice.
108:29. Let them that detract me be clothed with shame: and let them be covered with their confusion as with a double cloak.
108:30. I will give great thanks to the Lord with my mouth: and in the midst of many I will praise him.
108:31. Because he hath stood at the right hand of the poor, to save my soul from persecutors.
Psalms Chapter 109
Christ's exaltation and everlasting priesthood.
109:1. A psalm for David. The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand: Until I make thy enemies thy footstool.
109:2. The Lord will send forth the sceptre of thy power out of Sion: rule thou in the midst of thy enemies.
109:3. With thee is the principality in the day of thy strength: in the brightness of the saints: from the womb before the day star I begot thee.
109:4. The Lord hath sworn, and he will not repent: Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedech.
109:5. The Lord at thy right hand hath broken kings in the day of his wrath.
109:6. He shall judge among nations, he shall fill ruins: he shall crush the heads in the land of many.
109:7. He shall drink of the torrent in the way: therefore shall he lift up the head.
Psalms Chapter 110
Confitebor tibi, Domine.
God is to be praised for his graces, and benefits to his church.
110:1. I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; in the council of the just, and in the congregation.
110:2. Great are the works of the Lord: sought out according to all his wills.
110:3. His work is praise and magnificence: and his justice continueth for ever and ever.
110:4. He hath made a remembrance of his wonderful works, being a merciful and gracious Lord:
110:5. He hath given food to them that fear him. He will be mindful for ever of his covenant:
110:6. He will shew forth to his people the power of his works.
110:7. That he may give them the inheritance of the Gentiles: the works of his hands are truth and judgment.
110:8. All his commandments are faithful: confirmed for ever and ever, made in truth and equity.
110:9. He hath sent redemption to his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever. Holy and terrible is his name:
110:10. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. A good understanding to all that do it: his praise continueth for ever and ever.
Psalms Chapter 111
The good man is happy.
Alleluia, of the returning of Aggeus and Zacharias.
Of the returning, etc... This is in the Greek and Latin, but not in the Hebrew. It signifies that this psalm was proper to be sung at the time of the return of the people from their captivity; to inculcate to them, how happy they might be, if they would be constant in the service of God.
111:1. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments.
111:2. His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the righteous shall be blessed.
111:3. Glory and wealth shall be in his house: and his justice remaineth for ever and ever.
111:4. To the righteous a light is risen up in darkness: he is merciful, and compassionate and just.
111:5. Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment:
111:6. Because he shall not be moved for ever.
111:7. The just shall be in everlasting remembrance: he shall not fear the evil hearing. His heart is ready to hope in the Lord:
111:8. His heart is strengthened, he shall not be moved until he look over his enemies.
111:9. He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory.
111:10. The wicked shall see, and shall be angry, he shall gnash with his teeth and pine away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.
Psalms Chapter 112
God is to be praised for his regard to the poor and humble.
112:1. Praise the Lord, ye children: praise ye the name of the Lord.
112:2. Blessed be the name of the Lord, from henceforth now and for ever. 112:3. From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same, the name of the Lord is worthy of praise.
112:4. The Lord is high above all nations; and his glory above the heavens.