98:1(A Psalm.) O sing a unto the LORD a new song; for he
hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy
b arm, hath gotten him the victory.
(a) That is, some song newly made in token of their
wonderful deliverance by Christ.
(b) He preserves his Church miraculously.
98:2 The LORD hath made known his c salvation: his
righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the
(c) For the deliverance of his Church.
98:3 He hath d remembered his mercy and his truth toward the
house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the
salvation of our God.
(d) God was moved by no other means to gather his Church
from the Jews and Gentiles, but because he would
perform his promise.
98:6 With e trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise
before the LORD, the King.
(e) By this repetition and earnest exhortation to give
praise with instruments, and also of the dumb
creatures, he signifies that the world is never able to
praise God sufficiently for their deliverance.