View Psalms 66 in the note window.
The psalmist calls on all people to praise God, for his sovereign
power over the whole creation, ver. 1 - 7.
For his special favour to his people, ver. 8 - 12.
Praises him for his goodness to himself in particular, ver. 13 - 20.
To the chief musician, A song or psalm.
1: All lands - Ye people of all nations. He invites the Gentile
world, to the contemplation and celebration of God's works.
6: We - Our nation, or our ancestors, in whose loins we then were.
10: Proved us - As it were in a burning furnace; and with a design to
purge out our dross.
11: Net - Which our enemies laid for us.
12: To ride - To use us like slaves.
15: I will go - One speaks in the name of all the rest.
Incense - With the fat of rams, which is no less pleasing to God than
18: Iniquity - Any sin. In heart - If my heart had been false to
God, although I might have forborne outward acts. If I had been
guilty of that, by heart was set upon sin, or I desired only that
which I resolved in my heart to spend upon my lusts.