David professes his integrity, ver. 1 - 8.
Deprecates the doom of the wicked, ver. 9, 10.
Casts himself upon the mercy of God, ver. 11, 12.
A psalm of David.
|26:1||Trusted - I have committed my cause and affairs to thee.|
|26:3||For - I dare appeal to thee, because thou knowest I have a deep sense of thy loving - kindness, by which I have been led to love and obey thee.|
|26:4||Sat - Continued with them. I have been so far from an imitation of their wicked courses, that I have avoided their company. Vain - With false and deceitful persons. Go in - Into their company.|
|26:6||Compass - Approach to thine altar with my sacrifices: which I could not do with any comfort, if I were conscious of those crimes, whereof mine enemies accuse me.|
|26:8||House - Thy sanctuary and worship. Honour - Thy glorious and gracious presence.|
|26:9||Gather not - Do not bind me up in the same bundle, or put me into the same accursed condition with them.|
|26:12||Standeth - I stand upon a sure and solid foundation, being under the protection of God's promise, and his almighty and watchful providence.Congregations - I will not only privately, but in the assemblies of thy people celebrate thy praise.|