1 JudgeHe desires God to undertake his cause against the enemies but chiefly that he would restore him to the tabernacle.me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodlyThat is, the cruel company of my enemies.nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.
2 For thou art the God of my strength: why hast thou put me away? why goe I so mourning, when the enemie oppresseth me?
3 O send out thyThat is, your favour which appears by the performance of your promises.light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
4 ThenHe promises to offer a solemn sacrifice of thanksgiving in token of his great deliverance.will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.
5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me?By which he admonishes the faithful not to relent but constantly to wait on the Lord, though their troubles are long and great.hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, [who is] the health of my countenance, and my God.