1 «To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm [or] Song.» God be merciful unto us, and bless us; [and]That is, move our hearts with his Holy Spirit, that we may feel his favour toward us.cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
2 ThatThat both Jews and Gentiles may know God's covenant made with them.thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.
3 Let the people prayse thee, O God: let all the people prayse thee.
4 By these repetitions he shows that the people can never rejoice and give thanks enough for the great benefits that they will receive under the kingdom of Christ.O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.
5 Let the people prayse thee, O God: let all the people prayse thee.
6 [Then] shallHe shows that where God favours there will be abundance of all other things.the earth yield her increase; [and] God, [even] our own God, shall bless us.
7 God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earthWhen they feel his great benefits both spiritual and corporal toward them.shall fear him.