David praiseth God for the truth of his Word.
Psalms 138:1 By David. I confess Thee, with all my heart, Before the gods I do praise Thee. Psalms 138:2 I bow myself toward Thy holy temple, And I confess Thy name, For Thy kindness, and for Thy truth, For Thou hast made great Thy saying above all Thy name. Psalms 138:3 In the day I called, when Thou dost answer me, Thou dost strengthen me in my soul [with] strength.
He prophesieth that the kings of the earth shall praise God.
Psalms 138:4 O Jehovah, all kings of earth confess Thee, When they have heard the sayings of Thy mouth. Psalms 138:5 And they sing in the ways of Jehovah, For great [is] the honour of Jehovah. Psalms 138:6 For high [is] Jehovah, and the lowly He seeth, And the haughty from afar He knoweth.
He professeth his confidence in God.
Psalms 138:7 If I walk in the midst of distress Thou quickenest me, Against the anger of mine enemies Thou sendest forth Thy hand, And Thy right hand doth save me. Psalms 138:8 Jehovah doth perfect for me, O Jehovah, Thy kindness [is] to the age, The works of Thy hands let not fall!