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The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, [1599], at

Psalms Chapter 5

Psalms 5:1

psa 5:1

"To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth, A Psalm of David." Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my (a) meditation.

(a) That is, my vehement prayer and secret complaint and sighings.

Psalms 5:3

psa 5:3

My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct [my prayer] unto thee, and will (b) look up.

(b) Or wait, with patience and trust till I am heard.

Psalms 5:4

psa 5:4

For thou [art] not a God that hath pleasure in (c) wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.

(c) Seeing that God of nature hates wickedness, he must punish the wicked and save the godly.

Psalms 5:5

psa 5:5

(d) The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.

(d) Who run blindly after their carnal desires.

Psalms 5:7

psa 5:7

But as for me, I (e) will come [into] thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: [and] in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

(e) In the deepest of his temptations he puts his full confidence in God.

Psalms 5:8

psa 5:8

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness (f) because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.

(f) Because you are just, therefore lead me out of the dangers of my enemies.

Psalms 5:10

psa 5:10

Destroy thou them, O God; let them (g) fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.

(g) Let their devices come to nothing.

Psalms 5:11

psa 5:11

But (h) let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

(h) Your favour toward me will confirm the faith of all others.

Psalms 5:12

psa 5:12

For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour (i) wilt thou compass him as [with] a shield.

(i) So that he will be safe from all dangers.

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