David praiseth God for his grace.
Psalms 65:1 To the Overseer.A Psalm of David. A Song. To Thee, silencepraise, O God, [is] in Zion, And to Thee is a vow completed. Psalms 65:2 Hearer of prayer, to Thee all flesh cometh. Psalms 65:3 Matters of iniquities were mightier than I, Our transgressionsThou dost cover them.
The blessedness of God's chosen by reason of benefits.
Psalms 65:4 O the happiness of [him whom] Thou choosest, And drawest near, he inhabiteth Thy courts, We are satisfied with the goodness of Thy house, Thy holy temple. Psalms 65:5 By fearful things in righteousness Thou answerest us, O God of our salvation, The confidence of all far off ends of earth and sea. Psalms 65:6 Establishing mountains by His power, He hath been girded with might, Psalms 65:7 Restraining the noise of seas, the noise of their billows, And the multitude of the peoples. Psalms 65:8 And the inhabitants of the uttermost parts From Thy signs are afraid, The outgoings of morning and evening Thou causest to sing. Psalms 65:9 Thou hast inspected the earth, and waterest it, Thou makest it very rich, the rivulet of God [is] full of water, Thou preparest their corn, When thus Thou dost prepare it, Psalms 65:10 Its ridges have been filled, Deepened hath been its furrow, With showers Thou dost soften it, Its springing up Thou blessest. Psalms 65:11 Thou hast crowned the year of Thy goodness, And Thy paths drop fatness. Psalms 65:12 Drop do the pastures of a wilderness, And joy of the heights Thou girdest on. Psalms 65:13 Clothed have lambs the flock, And valleys are covered with corn, They shoutyea, they sing!