41 1 David being grievously afflicted, blesseth them that pity his case, 9 and complaineth of the treason of his own friends and familiars, as came to pass in Judas, John 13:18.  After he feeling the great mercies of God gently chastising him, and not suffering his enemies to triumph against him, 13 giveth most hearty thanks to God.

To him that excelleth. A Psalm of David.

Blessed is he that [a]judgeth wisely of the poor: the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble.

The Lord will keep him and preserve him alive, he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.

The Lord will strengthen him upon the [b]bed of sorrow: thou hast turned all his [c]bed in his sickness.

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  1. Psalm 41:1 Not condemning him as accursed whom God doth visit, knowing that there are divers causes why God layeth his hand upon us, yea and afterward he restoreth us.
  2. Psalm 41:3 When for sorrow and grief of mind he calleth himself upon his bed.
  3. Psalm 41:3 Thou hast restored him in his sick bed and sent him comfort.