David praiseth God for executing of judgment.
Psalms 9:1 I wil geue thakes vnto the (o LORDE) with my whole herte, I wil speake of all thy maruelous workes. Psalms 9:2 I wil be glad & reioyse in the, yee my songes wil I make of thy name, o thou most hyest. Psalms 9:3 Because thou hast dryue myne enemies abacke, they were discofited, & perished at thy presence. Psalms 9:4 For thou hast manteyned my right and my cause: thou syttest in the Trone that art the true iudge. Psalms 9:5 Thou rebukest the Heithen, and destroyest the vngodly, thou puttest out their name for euer and euer. Psalms 9:6 The enemies swerdes are come to an ende, thou hast ouerthrowen their cities, their memoriall is perished with the. Psalms 9:7 But ye LORDE endureth for euer, he hath prepared his seate vnto iudgmet. Psalms 9:8 He gouerneth ye worlde with rightuousnes & ministreth true iudgmet vnto the people. Psalms 9:9 The LORDE is a defence for the poore, a defence in the tyme of trouble. Psalms 9:10 Therfore they yt knowe thy name, put their trust in ye: for thou (LORDE) neuer faylest the, that seke the.
He inciteth others to praise him.
Psalms 9:11 O prayse the LORDE, which dwelleth in Sion shewe ye people of his doinges. Psalms 9:12 And why? he maketh inquysicion for their bloude, and remembreth them: he forgetteth not the complaynte of the poore.
He prayeth that he may have cause to praise him.
Psalms 9:13 Haue mercy vpo me (o LORDE) considre the trouble that I am in amoge myne enemies, thou that liftest me vp from ye gates of death. Psalms 9:14 That I maye shewe all thy prayses within the portes off the doughter Sion, and reioyse in thy sauynge health. Psalms 9:15 As for the Heithen, the are suncke downe in the pytte that they made: in the same nette, which they spred out priuely, is their owne fote take. Psalms 9:16 Thus ye LORDE is knowne to execute true iudgment, whe the vngodly is trapped in the workes of his owne handes. Psalms 9:17 Sela. The wicked must be turned vnto hell, and all the Heithen yt forget God. Psalms 9:18 But the poore shal not allwaye be out of remembraunce, the paciet abydinge of soch as be in trouble shall not perish for euer. Psalms 9:19 Vp LORDE, let not man haue the vpper hade, let the Heithe be codemned before the. Psalms 9:20 O LORDE, set a scolemaster ouer the, that the Heithe maye knowe them selues to be but me. Sela.