A psalm of David. A song for ·giving the Temple to the Lord[L the dedication of the Temple; C perhaps written by David in anticipation of the dedication of the Temple under Solomon; the connection with healing is uncertain]. I will ·praise [L exalt] you, Lord, because you ·rescued me [L brought me up]. You did not let my enemies ·laugh at [rejoice over] me.
1 When David was delivered, from great danger, he rendered thanks to God, exhorting others to do the like, and to learn by his example, that God is rather merciful than severe and rigorous towards his children. 7 And also that the fall from prosperity to adversity is sudden. 8 This done, he returneth to prayer, promising to praise God forever.A Psalm or song of the dedication of the house of David. I will magnify thee, O Lord: thou hast exalted me, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.
King David’s poetic praise to GodA song for the Feast of Dedication of the dwelling place Lord, I will exalt you and lift you high, for you have lifted me up on high! Over all my boasting, gloating enemies, you made me to triumph.
The psalm of [the] song, for the hallowing of the house of David. Lord, I shall enhance thee, for thou hast up-taken me; and thou delightedest not mine enemies on me. (The psalm of the song, for the dedication of the house of David. Lord, I shall exalt thee, for thou hast taken me up/for thou hast lifted me up; and thou hast not let my enemies have delight, or to gloat, over me.)
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