The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, , at sacred-texts.com
psa 13:1"To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David." How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? (a) for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
(a) He declares that his afflictions lasted a long time, and that his faith did not waver.
psa 13:2How long shall I take (b) counsel in my soul, [having] sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me?
(b) Changing my purposes as the sick man does his place.
psa 13:4Lest mine enemy say, I have (c) prevailed against him; [and] those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved.
(c) Which might turn to God's dishonour: if he did not defend his.
psa 13:5But I have trusted in thy (d) mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.
(d) The mercy of God is the cause of our salvation.
psa 13:6I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath (e) dealt bountifully with me.
(e) Both by the benefits past and by others to come.