Ps 19:1
19:1 <> The {a}
     heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth
     his handywork.

     (a) He reproaches man for his ingratitude, seeing the
         heavens, which are dumb creatures, set forth God's

Ps 19:2
19:2 {b} Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night
     sheweth knowledge.

     (b) The continual success of the day and night is
         sufficient to declare God's power and goodness.

Ps 19:3
19:3 [There is] no speech nor {c} language, [where] their voice
     is not heard.

     (c) The heavens are a schoolmaster to all nations, no
         matter how barbarous.

Ps 19:4
19:4 Their {d} line is gone out through all the earth, and their
     words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a
     tabernacle for the sun,

     (d) The heavens are as a line of great capital letters to
         show God's glory to us.

Ps 19:5
19:5 Which [is] as a bridegroom coming out of his {e} chamber,
     [and] rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race.

     (e) Or vail. The custom was that the bride and bridegroom
         would stand under a vail together, and after come
         forward with great solemnity and rejoicing of the

Ps 19:7
19:7 The {f} law of the LORD [is] perfect, converting the soul:
     the testimony of the LORD [is] sure, making wise the

     (f) Though the creatures cannot serve, yet this should be
         sufficient to lead us to him.

Ps 19:9
19:9 The fear of the LORD [is] clean, enduring for ever: the
     judgments of the LORD [are] {g} true [and] righteous {h}

     (g) So that all man's inventions and intentions are lies.
     (h) Everyone without exception.

Ps 19:10
19:10 More to be {i} desired [are they] than gold, yea, than
      much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

      (i) Unless God's word is esteemed above all worldly
          things, it is contemned.

Ps 19:11
19:11 Moreover by them is thy servant warned: [and] in keeping
      of them [there is] great {k} reward.

      (k) For God accepts our endeavour though it is far from

Ps 19:12
19:12 Who can understand [his] {l} errors?  cleanse thou me from
      secret [faults].

      (l) Then there is no reward of duty, but of grace: for
          where sin is, there death is the reward.

Ps 19:13
19:13 Keep back thy servant also from {m} presumptuous [sins];
      let them not have dominion over me: {n} then shall I be
      upright, and I shall be innocent from the great

      (m) Which are done purposely and from malice.
      (n) If you suppress my wicked affections by your Holy

Ps 19:14
19:14 Let the words of my mouth, and the {o} meditation of my
      heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength,
      and my redeemer.

      (o) That I may obey you in thought, word and deed.