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Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at

Psalms Chapter 26

Psalms 26:1

psa 26:1

Trusted - I have committed my cause and affairs to thee.

Psalms 26:3

psa 26:3

For - I dare appeal to thee, because thou knowest I have a deep sense of thy loving - kindness, by which I have been led to love and obey thee.

Psalms 26:4

psa 26:4

Sat - Continued with them. I have been so far from an imitation of their wicked courses, that I have avoided their company. Vain - With false and deceitful persons. Go in - Into their company.

Psalms 26:6

psa 26:6

Compass - Approach to thine altar with my sacrifices: which I could not do with any comfort, if I were conscious of those crimes, whereof mine enemies accuse me.

Psalms 26:8

psa 26:8

House - Thy sanctuary and worship. Honour - Thy glorious and gracious presence.

Psalms 26:9

psa 26:9

Gather not - Do not bind me up in the same bundle, or put me into the same accursed condition with them.

Psalms 26:12

psa 26:12

Standeth - I stand upon a sure and solid foundation, being under the protection of God's promise, and his almighty and watchful providence. Congregations - I will not only privately, but in the assemblies of thy people celebrate thy praise.

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