7 [a]To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and corrections among the people:
8 To bind [b]their kings in chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron,
9 That they may execute upon them the judgment that is [c]written: this honor shall be to all his Saints. Praise ye the Lord.
Psalm 149:7This is chiefly accomplished in the kingdom of Christ when God’s people for just causes execute God’s judgments against his enemies: and it giveth no liberty to any to revenge their private injuries.
Psalm 149:8Not only the people, but the kings that were their enemies should be destroyed.
Psalm 149:9Hereby God bindeth the hands and minds of all his to enterprise no farther than he appointeth.
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