WHy ** Acts. 4. 25. do the heathen ǁǁ Or, tumultuouſly aſſemble? rage, and the people †† Hebr. meditate. imagine a vaine thing?
2 The Kings of the earth ſet themſelues, and the rulers take counſell together, againſt the Lord, and againſt his Anoynted, ſaying,
3 Let vs breake their bandes aſunder, and caſt away their cords from vs.
4 ** Prou. 1. 26. Hee that ſitteth in the heauens ſhal laugh: the Lord ſhall haue them in deriſion.
5 Then ſhall hee ſpeake vnto them in his wrath, and ǁǁ Or, trouble. vexe them in his ſore diſpleaſure.
6 Yet haue I ſet †† Hebr. anointed. my King †ǁ Hebr. vpon Sion, the hill of my Holineſſe. vpon my holy hill of Sion.
7 ** Acts. 13. 33. heb. 1. 5. I will declare ǁǁ Or, for a decree. the decree: the Lord hath ſaid vnto mee, Thou art my ſonne, this day haue I begotten thee.
8 ** Pſal. 72. 8. Aſke of me, and I ſhall giue thee} the heathen for thine inheritance, and the vttermoſt parts of the earth for thy poſſeſſion.
9 ** Apoc. 2. 27. and 19. 15. Thou ſhalt breake them with a rod of iron, thou ſhalt daſh them in pieces like a potters veſſell.
10 Bee wiſe now therefore, O yee Kings: be inſtructed ye Iudges of the earth.
11 Serue the Lord with feare, and reioyce with trembling.
12 Kiſſe the Sonne leſt he be angry, and ye periſh from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little: ** Prou. 16. 20. iſa. 30. 18. iete. 17. 7. rom. 9. 33 and 10. 11. 1. pet. 2. 6. Bleſſed are all they that put their truſt in him.
1 Dauid prayeth, and profeſſeth his ſtudie in prayer. 4 God fauoureth not the wicked. 7 David profeſsing his faith, prayeth vnto God, to guide him, 10 To deſtroy his enemies, 11 and to preſerue the godly.
¶ To the chiefe muſician vpon Nehiloth, A Pſalme of Dauid
Iue eare to my words, O Lord, conſider my meditation.
2 Hearken vnto the voice of my crie, my King, and my God: for vnto thee will I pray.
3 ** Pſal.130.6 My voyce ſhalt thou heare in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer vnto thee, and will looke vp.
4 For thou art not a God that hath pleaſure in wickedneſſe: neither ſhall euil dwell with thee.
5 The foolish ſhall not ſtand †† Heb. before thine eyes. in thy ſight: thou hateſt al workers of iniquity
6 Thou ſhalt deſtroy them that ſpeake leaſing: the Lord will abhorre the †† Heb. the man of bloods and deceit. bloodie and deceitfull man.
7 But as for me, I will come into thy houſe in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy feare will I worſhip toward †† Heb. the temple of thy holineſſe. thy holy temple.
8 Lead me O Lord, in thy righteouſneſſe, becauſe of †† Heb. thoſe which obſerue me. mine enemies; make thy way ſtraight before my face.
9 For there is no ǁǁOr, ſtedfaſtneſſe. faithfulnes †† Heb. in his mouth. i. in the mouth of any of them. in their mouth, their inward part is †† Heb. wickedneſſes. very wickedneſſe: **Rom.3.13 their throat is an open ſepulchre, they flatter with their tongue.
10 ǁǁ Or, make them guilty. Deſtroy thou them, O God, let them fall ǁǁ Or, from their counſels. by their owne counſels: caſt them out in the multitude of their tranſgreſſions, for they have rebelled againſt thee.
11 But let all thoſe that put their truſt in thee, reioyce: let them euer ſhout for ioy, becauſe thou †† Heb. thou couereſt over, or protecteſt them. defendeſt them: let them alſo that loue thy name, be ioyfull in thee.
12 For thou, Lord, wilt bleſſe the righteous: with fauour wilt thou †† Hebr. crowne him, compaſſe him as with a ſhield.