David, praying to be restored to the Temple, promiseth to serve God joyfully.
Psalms 43:1 Judge me, O God, And plead my cause against a nation not pious, From a man of deceit and perverseness Thou dost deliver me, Psalms 43:2 For thou [art] the God of my strength. Why hast Thou cast me off? Why mourning do I go up and down, In the oppression of an enemy? Psalms 43:3 Send forth Thy light and Thy truth, Theythey lead me, they bring me in, Unto Thy holy hill, and unto Thy tabernacles. Psalms 43:4 And I go in unto the altar of God, Unto God, the joy of my rejoicing. And I thank Thee with a harp, O God, my God.
He encourageth his soul to trust in God.
Psalms 43:5 What! bowest thou thyself, O my soul? And what! art thou troubled within me? Wait for God, for still I confess Him, The salvation of my countenance, and my God!