Outline of Psalms

Psalms chapter 1
Ps 1:1-3. The happiness of the godly.
Ps 1:4-6. The unhappiness of the ungodly.
Psalms chapter 2
Ps 2:1-9. The kingdom of Christ.
Ps 2:10-12. Kings are exhorted to accept it.
Psalms chapter 3
Ps 3:1-8. The security of God's protection.
Psalms chapter 4
Ps 4:1. David prays for audience.
Ps 4:2-5. He reproves and exhorts his enemies.
Ps 4:6-8. Man's happiness is in God's favour.
Psalms chapter 5
Ps 5:1-3. David prays, and professes his study in prayer.
Ps 5:4-6. God favours not the wicked.
Ps 5:7-9. David, professing his faith, prays to God to guide him;
Ps 5:10. to destroy his enemies;
Ps 5:11-12. and to preserve the godly.
Psalms chapter 6
Ps 6:1-7. David's complaint in his sickness.
Ps 6:8-10. He triumphs over his enemies.
Psalms chapter 7
Ps 7:1-9. David prays against the malice of his enemies, professing his innocency.
Ps 7:10-17. By faith he sees his defence, and the destruction of his enemies.
Psalms chapter 8
Ps 8:1-9. God's glory is magnified by his works, and by his love to man.
Psalms chapter 9
Ps 9:1-10. David praises God for executing judgment.
Ps 9:11-12. He incites others to praise him.
Ps 9:13-20. He prays that he may have cause to praise him.
Psalms chapter 10
Ps 10:1-11. David complains of the wicked.
Ps 10:12-15. He prays for remedy.
Ps 10:16-18. He professes his confidence.
Psalms chapter 11
Ps 11:1-3. David encourages himself in God against his enemies.
Ps 11:4-7. The providence and justice of God.
Psalms chapter 12
Ps 12:1-2. David, destitute of human comfort, craves help of God.
Ps 12:3-8. He comforts himself with God's promises, and his judgments on the wicked.
Psalms chapter 13
Ps 13:1-2. David complains of delay.
Ps 13:3-4. He prays for preventing grace.
Ps 13:5-6. He boasts of divine mercy.
Psalms chapter 14
Ps 14:1-3. David describes a natural man.
Ps 14:4-6. He convinces the wicked by the light of their conscience.
Ps 14:7. He glories in the salvation of God.
Psalms chapter 15
Ps 15:1-5. David describes a citizen of Zion.
Psalms chapter 16
Ps 16:1-4. David, in distrust of merits, and hatred of idolatry, flees to God for preservation.
Ps 16:5-11. He shews the hope of his calling, of the resurrection, and life everlasting.
Psalms chapter 17
Ps 17:1-9. David, in confidence of his integrity, craves defence of God against his enemies.
Ps 17:10-12. He shews their pride, craft, and eagerness.
Ps 17:13-15. He prays against them in confidence of his hope.
Psalms chapter 18
Ps 18:1-50. David praises God for his manifold and marvellous blessings.
Psalms chapter 19
Ps 19:1-6. The creatures shew God's glory.
Ps 19:7-11. The excellency of the divine law.
Ps 19:12-14. David prays for grace.
Psalms chapter 20
Ps 20:1-6. The church blesses the king in his exploits;
Ps 20:7-9. and expresses her confidence in God's succour.
Psalms chapter 21
Ps 21:1-6. A thanksgiving for victory;
Ps 21:7-13. with confidence of further success.
Psalms chapter 22
Ps 22:1-8. David complains in great discouragement.
Ps 22:9-22. He prays in great distress.
Ps 22:23-31. He praises God.
Psalms chapter 23
Ps 23:1-6. David's confidence in God's grace.
Psalms chapter 24
Ps 24:1-2. God's lordship in the world.
Ps 24:3-6. The citizens of his spiritual kingdom.
Ps 24:7-10. An exhortation to receive him.
Psalms chapter 25
Ps 25:1-6. David's confidence in prayer.
Ps 25:7-15. He prays for remission of sins;
Ps 25:16-22. and for help in affliction.
Psalms chapter 26
Ps 26:1-12. David resorts to God in confidence of his integrity.
Psalms chapter 27
Ps 27:1-14. David sustains his faith by prayer.
Psalms chapter 28
Ps 28:1-5. David prays earnestly against his enemies;
Ps 28:6-9. and for the people.
Psalms chapter 29
Ps 29:1-2. David exhorts princes to give glory to God;
Ps 29:3-10. by reason of his power;
Ps 29:11. and protection of his people.
Psalms chapter 30
Ps 30:1-3. David praises God for his deliverance.
Ps 30:4-12. He exhorts others to praise him by example of God's dealings with him.
Psalms chapter 31
Ps 31:1-6. David, shewing his confidence in God, craves his help.
Ps 31:7-8. He rejoices in his mercy.
Ps 31:9-18. He prays in his calamity.
Ps 31:19-24. He praises God for his goodness.
Psalms chapter 32
Ps 32:1-2. Blessedness consists in remission of sins.
Ps 32:3-7. Confession of sins gives ease to the conscience.
Ps 32:8-11. God's promises bring joy.
Psalms chapter 33
Ps 33:1-5. God is to be praised for his goodness;
Ps 33:6-11. for his power;
Ps 33:12-19. and for his providence.
Ps 33:20-22. Confidence is to be placed in God.
Psalms chapter 34
Ps 34:1-7. David praises God, and exhorts others thereto by his experience.
Ps 34:8-10. They are blessed that trust in God.
Ps 34:11-14. He exhorts to the fear of God.
Ps 34:15-22. The privileges of the righteous.
Psalms chapter 35
Ps 35:1-10. David prays for his own safety, and his enemies confusion.
Ps 35:11-21. He complains of their wrongful dealing.
Ps 35:22-28. Thereby he incites God against them.
Psalms chapter 36
Ps 36:1-7. The grievous estate of the wicked.
Ps 36:8-9. The excellency of God's mercy.
Ps 36:10-12. David prays for favour to God's children.
Psalms chapter 37
Ps 37:1-40. David persuades to patience and confidence in God, by the different estate of the godly and the wicked.
Psalms chapter 38
Ps 38:1-22. David moves God to take compassion on his pitiful case.
Psalms chapter 39
Ps 39:1-3. David's care of this thoughts.
Ps 39:4-6. The consideration of the brevity and vanity of life;
Ps 39:7-9. the reverence of God's judgments,
Ps 39:10-13. and prayer, are his bridles of impatience.
Psalms chapter 40
Ps 40:1-5. The benefit of confidence in God.
Ps 40:6-10. Obedience is the best sacrifice.
Ps 40:11-17. The sense of David's evils inflames his prayer.
Psalms chapter 41
Ps 41:1-3. The recompence of the charitable.
Ps 41:4-9. David complains of his enemies' treachery.
Ps 41:10-13. He flees to God for succour.
Psalms chapter 42
Ps 42:1-4. David's zeal to serve God in the temple.
Ps 42:5-11. He encourages his soul to trust in God.
Psalms chapter 43
Ps 43:1-4. David, praying to be restored to the temple, promises to serve God joyfully.
Ps 43:5. He encourages his soul to trust in God.
Psalms chapter 44
Ps 44:1-6. The church, in memory of former favours,
Ps 44:7-16. complains of her present evils.
Ps 44:17-23. Professing her integrity,
Ps 44:24-26. she fervently prays for succour.
Psalms chapter 45
Ps 45:1-9. The majesty and grace of Christ's kingdom.
Ps 45:10-17. The duty of the church, and the benefits thereof.
Psalms chapter 46
Ps 46:1-7. The confidence which the church has in God.
Ps 46:8-11. An exhortation to behold it.
Psalms chapter 47
Ps 47:1-9. The nations are exhorted cheerfully to entertain the kingdom of Christ.
Psalms chapter 48
Ps 48:1-14. The ornaments and privileges of the church.
Psalms chapter 49
Ps 49:1-15. An earnest persuasion to build the faith of resurrection, not on worldly power, but on God.
Ps 49:16-20. Worldly prosperity is not to be admired.
Psalms chapter 50
Ps 50:1-4. The majesty of God in the church.
Ps 50:5-6. His order to gather his saints.
Ps 50:7-13. The pleasure of God is not in ceremonies,
Ps 50:14-23. but in sincerity of obedience.
Psalms chapter 51
Ps 51:1-5. David prays for remission of sins, whereof he makes a deep confession.
Ps 51:6-15. He prays for sanctification.
Ps 51:16-17. God delights not in sacrifice, but in sincerity.
Ps 51:18-19. He prays for the church.
Psalms chapter 52
Ps 52:1-5. David, condemning the spitefulness of Doeg, prophesies his destruction.
Ps 52:6-7. The righteous shall rejoice at it.
Ps 52:8-9. David, upon his confidence in God's mercy, gives thanks.
Psalms chapter 53
Ps 53:1-3. David describes the corruption of a natural man.
Ps 53:4-5. He convinces the wicked by the light of their own conscience.
Ps 53:6. He glories in the salvation of God.
Psalms chapter 54
Ps 54:1-3. David, complaining of the Ziphims, prays for salvation.
Ps 54:4-7. Upon his confidence in God's help he promises sacrifice.
Psalms chapter 55
Ps 55:1-8. David in his prayer complains of his fearful case.
Ps 55:9-15. He prays against his enemies, of whose wickedness and treachery he complains.
Ps 55:16-23. He comforts himself in God's preservation of him, and confusion of his enemies.
Psalms chapter 56
Ps 56:1-8. David, praying to God in confidence of his word, complains of his enemies.
Ps 56:9-13. He professes his confidence in God's word, and promises to praise him.
Psalms chapter 57
Ps 57:1-6. David in prayer fleeing unto God, complains of his dangerous case.
Ps 57:7-11. He encourages himself to praise God.
Psalms chapter 58
Ps 58:1-2. David reproves wicked judges;
Ps 58:3-5. describes the nature of the wicked;
Ps 58:6-9. devotes them to God's judgments;
Ps 58:10-11. whereat the righteous shall rejoice.
Psalms chapter 59
Ps 59:1-5. David prays to be delivered from his enemies.
Ps 59:6-7. He complains of their cruelty.
Ps 59:8-10. He trusts in God.
Ps 59:11-15. He prays against them.
Ps 59:16-17. He praises God.
Psalms chapter 60
Ps 60:1-3. David, complaining to God of former judgment,
Ps 60:4-5. now upon better hope, prays for deliverance.
Ps 60:6-12. Comforting himself in God's promises, he craves that help whereon he trusts.
Psalms chapter 61
Ps 61:1-3. David flees to God upon his former experience.
Ps 61:4-8. He vows perpetual service unto him, because of his promises.
Psalms chapter 62
Ps 62:1-4. David, professing his confidence in God, discourages his enemies.
Ps 62:5-8. In the same confidence he encourages the godly.
Ps 62:9-10. No trust is to be put in worldly things.
Ps 62:11-12. Power and mercy belong to God.
Psalms chapter 63
Ps 63:1-3. David's thirst for God.
Ps 63:4-8. His manner of blessing God.
Ps 63:9-11. His confidence of his enemies' destruction, and his own safety.
Psalms chapter 64
Ps 64:1-6. David prays for deliverance, complaining of his enemies.
Ps 64:7-10. He promises himself to see such an evident destruction of his enemies, as the righteous shall rejoice at it.
Psalms chapter 65
Ps 65:1-3. David praises God for his grace.
Ps 65:4-13. The blessedness of God's chosen by reason of benefits.
Psalms chapter 66
Ps 66:1-4. David exhorts to praise God;
Ps 66:5-7. to observe his great works;
Ps 66:8-11. to bless him for his gracious benefits.
Ps 66:12-15. He vows for himself religious service to God.
Ps 66:16-20. He declares God's special goodness to himself.
Psalms chapter 67
Ps 67:1-2. A prayer for the enlargement of God's kingdom;
Ps 67:3-5. to the joy of the people;
Ps 67:6-7. and the increase of God's blessings.
Psalms chapter 68
Ps 68:1-3. A prayer at the removing of the ark.
Ps 68:4-6. An exhortation to praise God for his mercies;
Ps 68:7-18. for his care of the church;
Ps 68:19-35. for his great works.
Psalms chapter 69
Ps 69:1-12. David complains of his affliction.
Ps 69:13-21. He prays for deliverance.
Ps 69:22-29. He devotes his enemies to destruction.
Ps 69:30-36. He praises God with thanksgiving.
Psalms chapter 70
Ps 70:1-5. David solicits God to the speedy destruction of the wicked, and preservation of the godly.
Psalms chapter 71
Ps 71:1-13. David, in confidence of faith, and experience of God's favour, prays both for himself, and against the enemies of his soul.
Ps 71:14-16. He promises constancy.
Ps 71:17-18. He prays for perseverance.
Ps 71:19-24. He praises God, and promises to do it cheerfully.
Psalms chapter 72
Ps 72:1-17. David, praying for Solomon, shews the goodness and glory of his kingdom, and in type of Christ's kingdom
Ps 72:18-20. He blesses God.
Psalms chapter 73
Ps 73:1. The prophet, prevailing in a temptation,
Ps 73:2-12. shews the occasion thereof, the prosperity of the wicked;
Ps 73:13-14. the wound given thereby, diffidence;
Ps 73:15-28. the victory over it, knowledge of God's purpose, in destroying the wicked, and sustaining the righteous.
Psalms chapter 74
Ps 74:1-9. The prophet complains of the desolation of the sanctuary.
Ps 74:10-17. He moves God to help in consideration of his power;
Ps 74:18-23. of his reproachful enemies, of his children, and of his covenant.
Psalms chapter 75
Ps 75:1. The prophet praises God.
Ps 75:2-3. He promises to judge uprightly.
Ps 75:4-8. He rebukes the proud by consideration of God's providence.
Ps 75:9-10. He praises God, and promises to execute justice.
Psalms chapter 76
Ps 76:1-10. A declaration of God's majesty in the church.
Ps 76:11-12. An exhortation to serve him reverently.
Psalms chapter 77
Ps 77:1-9. The psalmist shews what fierce combat he had with diffidence.
Ps 77:10-20. The victory which he had by consideration of God's great and gracious works.
Psalms chapter 78
Ps 78:1-8. An exhortation both to learn and to preach, the law of God.
Ps 78:9-66. The story of God's wrath against the incredulous and disobedient.
Ps 78:67-72. The Israelites being rejected, God chose Judah, Zion, and David.
Psalms chapter 79
Ps 79:1-7. The psalmist complains of the desolation of Jerusalem.
Ps 79:8-12. He prays for deliverance;
Ps 79:13. and promises thankfulness.
Psalms chapter 80
Ps 80:1-7. The psalmist in his prayer complains of the miseries of the church.
Ps 80:8-13. God's former favours are turned into judgments.
Ps 80:14-19. He prays for deliverance.
Psalms chapter 81
Ps 81:1-3. An exhortation to a solemn praising of God.
Ps 81:4-7. God challenges that duty by reason of his benefits.
Ps 81:8-16. God, exhorting to obedience, complains of their disobedience, which proves their own hurt.
Psalms chapter 82
Ps 82:1-4. The psalmist, having exhorted the judges,
Ps 82:5-7. and reproved their negligence,
Ps 82:8. prays God to judge.
Psalms chapter 83
Ps 83:1-8. A complaint to God of the enemies' conspiracies.
Ps 83:9-18. A prayer against them that oppress the Church.
Psalms chapter 84
Ps 84:1-3. The prophet, longing for the communion of the sanctuary,
Ps 84:4-7. shews how blessed they are that dwell therein.
Ps 84:8-12. He prays to be restored unto it.
Psalms chapter 85
Ps 85:1-7. The Psalmist, out of the experience of former mercies, prays for the continuance thereof.
Ps 85:8-13. He promises to wait thereon, out of confidence of God's goodness.
Psalms chapter 86
Ps 86:1-4. David strengthens his prayer by the consciousness of his religion;
Ps 86:5-10. by the goodness and power of God.
Ps 86:11-13. He desires the continuance of former grace.
Ps 86:14-17. Complaining of the proud, he craves some token of God's goodness.
Psalms chapter 87
Ps 87:1-3. The nature and glory of the church.
Ps 87:4-7. The increase, honour, and comfort of the members thereof.
Psalms chapter 88
Ps 88:1-18. A prayer containing a grievous complaint.
Psalms chapter 89
Ps 89:1-4. The psalmist praises God for his covenant;
Ps 89:5-14. for his wonderful power;
Ps 89:15-18. for the care of his church;
Ps 89:19-37. for his favour to the kingdom of David.
Ps 89:38-45. Then complaining of contrary events,
Ps 89:46-52. he expostulates, prays, and blesses God.
Psalms chapter 90
Ps 90:1-2. Moses, setting forth God's providence.
Ps 90:3-6. complains of human fragility,
Ps 90:7-9. divine chastisements,
Ps 90:10-11. and brevity of life.
Ps 90:12-17. He prays for the knowledge and sensible experience of God's good providence.
Psalms chapter 91
Ps 91:1-2. The state of the godly.
Ps 91:3-8. Their safety.
Ps 91:9-10. Their habitation.
Ps 91:11-13. Their servants.
Ps 91:14-16. Their friend; with the effects of them all.
Psalms chapter 92
Ps 92:1-3. The prophet exhorts to praise God,
Ps 92:4-5. for his great works;
Ps 92:6-9. for his judgments on the wicked;
Ps 92:10-15. and for his goodness to the godly.
Psalms chapter 93
Ps 93:1-5. The majesty, stability, power, and holiness of Christ's kingdom.
Psalms chapter 94
Ps 94:1-7. The prophet, calling for justice, complains of tyranny and impiety.
Ps 94:8-11. He teaches God's providence.
Ps 94:12-15. He shews the blessedness of affliction.
Ps 94:16-23. God is the defender of the afflicted.
Psalms chapter 95
Ps 95:1-2. An exhortation to praise God,
Ps 95:3-5. for his greatness;
Ps 95:6-7. and for his goodness;
Ps 95:8-11. and not to tempt him.
Psalms chapter 96
Ps 96:1-3. An exhortation to praise God,
Ps 96:4-7. for his greatness;
Ps 96:8-10. for his kingdom;
Ps 96:11-13. for his general judgment.
Psalms chapter 97
Ps 97:1-6. The majesty of God's kingdom.
Ps 97:7-9. The church rejoices at God's judgments upon idolaters.
Ps 97:10-12. An exhortation to godliness and gladness.
Psalms chapter 98
Ps 98:1-3. The psalmist exhorts the Jews,
Ps 98:4-6. the Gentiles,
Ps 98:7-9. and all the creatures, to praise God.
Psalms chapter 99
Ps 99:1-4. The prophet, setting forth the kingdom of God in Zion,
Ps 99:5-9. exhorts all, by the example of their forefathers, to worship God at his holy hill.
Psalms chapter 100
Ps 100:1-2. An exhortation to praise God, cheerfully,
Ps 100:3. for his greatness;
Ps 100:4-5. and for his power.
Psalms chapter 101
Ps 101:1-8. David makes a vow and profession of godliness.
Psalms chapter 102
Ps 102:1-11. The prophet in his prayer makes a grievous complaint.
Ps 102:12-17. He takes comfort in the eternity, and mercy of God.
Ps 102:18-22. The mercies of God are to be recorded.
Ps 102:23-28. He sustains his weakness by the unchangeableness of God.
Psalms chapter 103
Ps 103:1-14. An exhortation to bless God for his mercy,
Ps 103:15-22. and for the constancy thereof.
Psalms chapter 104
Ps 104:1-6. A meditation upon the mighty power,
Ps 104:7-30. and wonderful providence of God.
Ps 104:31-32. God's glory is eternal.
Ps 104:33-35. The prophet vows perpetually to praise God.
Psalms chapter 105
Ps 105:1-6. An exhortation to praise God, and to seek out his works.
Ps 105:7-15. The story of God's providence over Abraham;
Ps 105:16-22. over Joseph;
Ps 105:23-25. over Jacob in Egypt;
Ps 105:26-36. over Moses delivering the Israelites;
Ps 105:37-45. over the Israelites brought out of Egypt, fed in the wilderness, and planted in Canaan.
Psalms chapter 106
Ps 106:1-3. The psalmist exhorts to praise God.
Ps 106:4-6. He prays for pardon of sin, as God pardoned the fathers.
Ps 106:7-46. The story of the people's rebellion, and God's mercy.
Ps 106:47-48. He concludes with prayer and praise.
Psalms chapter 107
Ps 107:1-3. The psalmist exhorts the redeemed, in praising God, to observe his manifold providence,
Ps 107:4-9. over travellers;
Ps 107:10-16. over captives;
Ps 107:17-22. over sick men;
Ps 107:23-32. over seamen;
Ps 107:33-43. and in divers varieties of life.
Psalms chapter 108
Ps 108:1-4. David encourages himself to praise God.
Ps 108:5-10. He prays for God's assistance according to his promise.
Ps 108:11-13. His confidence in God's help.
Psalms chapter 109
Ps 109:1-15. David, complaining of his slanderous enemies, under the person of Judas devotes them.
Ps 109:16-20. He shews their sin.
Ps 109:21-28. Complaining of his own misery, he prays for help.
Ps 109:29-31. He promises thankfulness.
Psalms chapter 110
Ps 110:1-3. The kingdom;
Ps 110:4. the priesthood;
Ps 110:5-6. the conquest;
Ps 110:7. and the passion of Christ.
Psalms chapter 111
Ps 111:1-4. The psalmist by his example incites others to praise God for his glorious,
Ps 111:5-9. and gracious works.
Ps 111:10. The fear of God breeds true wisdom.
Psalms chapter 112
Ps 112:1-3. Godliness has the promises of this life,
Ps 112:4-9. and of the life to come.
Ps 112:10. The prosperity of the godly shall be an eyesore to the wicked.
Psalms chapter 113
Ps 113:1-5. An exhortation to praise God for his excellency;
Ps 113:6-9. for his mercy.
Psalms chapter 114
Ps 114:1-8. The miracles wrought by God, when he brought his people out of Egypt, are a just ground of fearing him.
Psalms chapter 115
Ps 115:1-3. Because God is truly glorious,
Ps 115:4-8. and idols are vanity,
Ps 115:9-11. he exhorts to confidence in God.
Ps 115:12-18. God is to be blessed for his blessings.
Psalms chapter 116
Ps 116:1-11. The psalmist professes his love and duty to God for his deliverance.
Ps 116:12-19. He studies to be thankful.
Psalms chapter 117
Ps 117:1-2. An exhortation to praise God for his mercy and truth.
Psalms chapter 118
Ps 118:1-4. An exhortation to praise God for his mercy.
Ps 118:5-18. The psalmist by his experience shews how good it is to trust in God.
Ps 118:19-29. Under the type of the psalmist the coming of Christ in his kingdom is expressed.
Psalms chapter 119
Ps 119:1-176. This psalm contains sundry prayers, praises, and professions of obedience.
Psalms chapter 120
Ps 120:1-2. David prays against Doeg;
Ps 120:3-4. reproves his tongue;
Ps 120:5-7. complains of his necessary conversation with the wicked.
Psalms chapter 121
Ps 121:1-8. The great safety of the godly, who put their trust in God's protection.
Psalms chapter 122
Ps 122:1-5. David professes his joy for the church;
Ps 122:6-9. and prays for the peace thereof.
Psalms chapter 123
Ps 123:1-2. The godly profess their confidence in God;
Ps 123:3-4. and pray to be delivered from contempt.
Psalms chapter 124
Ps 124:1-8. The church blesses God for a miraculous deliverance.
Psalms chapter 125
Ps 125:1-3. The safety of such as trust in God.
Ps 125:4-5. A prayer for the godly, and against the wicked.
Psalms chapter 126
Ps 126:1-3. The church, celebrating her incredible return out of captivity,
Ps 126:4-6. prays for, and prophesies the good success thereof.
Psalms chapter 127
Ps 127:1-2. The virtue of God's blessing.
Ps 127:3-5. Good children are his gift.
Psalms chapter 128
Ps 128:1-6. The sundry blessings which follow them that fear God.
Psalms chapter 129
Ps 129:1-4. An exhortation to praise God for saving Israel in their great afflictions.
Ps 129:5-8. The haters of the church are cursed.
Psalms chapter 130
Ps 130:1-4. The psalmist professes his hope in prayer;
Ps 130:5-6. and his patience in hope.
Ps 130:7-8. He exhorts Israel to trust in God.
Psalms chapter 131
Ps 131:1-2. David, professing his humility,
Ps 131:3. exhorts Israel to trust in God.
Psalms chapter 132
Ps 132:1-7. David in his prayer commends unto God the religious care he had for the ark.
Ps 132:8-10. His prayer at the removing of the ark;
Ps 132:11-18. with a repetition of God's promises.
Psalms chapter 133
Ps 133:1-3. The blessedness of unity among brethren.
Psalms chapter 134
Ps 134:1-3. An exhortation to bless God.
Psalms chapter 135
Ps 135:1-4. An exhortation to praise God for his mercy;
Ps 135:5-7. for his power;
Ps 135:8-14. for his judgments.
Ps 135:15-18. The vanity of idols.
Ps 135:19-21. An exhortation to bless God.
Psalms chapter 136
Ps 136:1-26. An exhortation to give thanks to God for particular mercies.
Psalms chapter 137
Ps 137:1-6. The constancy of the Jews in captivity.
Ps 137:7-9. The prophet curses Edom and Babel.
Psalms chapter 138
Ps 138:1-3. David praises God for the truth of his word.
Ps 138:4-6. He prophesies that the kings of the earth shall praise God.
Ps 138:7-8. He professes his confidence in God.
Psalms chapter 139
Ps 139:1-16. David praises God for his all-seeing providence;
Ps 139:17-18. and for his infinite mercies.
Ps 139:19-22. He defies the wicked.
Ps 139:23-24. He prays for sincerity.
Psalms chapter 140
Ps 140:1-7. David prays to be delivered from Saul and Doeg.
Ps 140:8-11. He prays against them.
Ps 140:12-13. He comforts himself by confidence in God.
Psalms chapter 141
Ps 141:1-2. David prays that his suit may be acceptable;
Ps 141:3-6. his conscience sincere;
Ps 141:7-10. and his life free from snares.
Psalms chapter 142
Ps 142:1-7. David shews that in his trouble all his comfort was in prayer unto God.
Psalms chapter 143
Ps 143:1-2. David prays for favour in judgment.
Ps 143:3-4. He complains of his griefs.
Ps 143:5-6. He strengthens his faith by meditation and prayer.
Ps 143:7-8. He prays for grace;
Ps 143:9. for deliverance;
Ps 143:10-11. for sanctification;
Ps 143:12. for destruction of his enemies;
Psalms chapter 144
Ps 144:1-4. David blesses God for his mercy both to him and to man.
Ps 144:5-8. He prays that God would powerfully deliver him from his enemies.
Ps 144:9-10. He promises to praise God.
Ps 144:11-15. He prays for the happy state of the kingdom.
Psalms chapter 145
Ps 145:1-7. David praises God for his fame;
Ps 145:8-10. for his goodness;
Ps 145:11-13. for his kingdom;
Ps 145:14-16. for his providence;
Ps 145:17-21. for his justice, holiness, and saving mercy.
Psalms chapter 146
Ps 146:1-2. The Psalmist vows perpetual praises to God.
Ps 146:3-4. He exhorts not to trust in man.
Ps 146:5-10. God, for his power, justice, mercy, and kingdom, is only worthy to be trusted.
Psalms chapter 147
Ps 147:1-3. The prophet exhorts to praise God for his care of the church;
Ps 147:4-5. his power and wisdom;
Ps 147:6. his mercy;
Ps 147:7-11. his providence;
Ps 147:12-14. to praise him for his blessings upon the kingdom;
Ps 147:15-18. for his power over the elements;
Ps 147:19-20. and for his ordinances in the church.
Psalms chapter 148
Ps 148:1-6. The psalmist exhorts the celestial,
Ps 148:7-10. the terrestrial,
Ps 148:11-14. and the rational creatures to praise God.
Psalms chapter 149
Ps 149:1-4. The prophet exhorts to praise God for his love to the church;
Ps 149:5-9. and for that power which he has given to the church.
Psalms chapter 150
Ps 150:1-2. An exhortation to praise God;
Ps 150:3-6. with all kinds of instruments.
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