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David praises God for his goodness, and foretells that other kings
will praise him, ver. 1 - 5.
He rejoices in hope of still greater blessings, ver. 6 - 8.
A psalm of David.
1: The gods - Before kings and princes.
2: Temple - Where the ark was. He was not permitted to enter into it.
Magnified - For thou hast glorified thy word or promise unto me more than
any other of thy glorious perfections.
4: The kings - A prophecy of the calling of the Gentiles.
Hear - The gospel preached among then.
5: The ways - His wonderful counsel and gracious providences.
8: Perfect - Will finish the great work of my deliverance.
Forsake not - Or, do not give over, the work of my salvation, which is
thus far advanced, not by any human help, but by thy power and providence.