Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish.
Lift up yourself, you judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.
Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should misunderstand, and lest they should say, Our hand has triumphed, and the LORD has not done all this.
Whom have you reproached and blasphemed? and against whom have you exalted your voice, and lifted up your eyes on high? even against the Holy One of Israel.
But I acted for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.
Remember, Lord, the reproach of your servants; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of all the mighty people;
Will you restrain yourself for these things, O LORD? will you hold your peace, and afflict us very severely?
You have heard their reproach, O LORD, and all their plots against me;
Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, Thus says the Lord GOD; Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my fury, because you have borne the shame of the nations: