Ps 25:1
25:1 <<[A Psalm] of David.>> Unto thee, {a} O LORD, do I lift up
     my soul.

     (a) I did not put my trust in any worldly thing.

Ps 25:2
25:2 O my God, I {b} trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let
     not mine enemies triumph over me.

     (b) That you will take away my enemies, which are your

Ps 25:4
25:4 {c} Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths.

     (c) Retain me in the faith of your promise that I swore not
         on any side.

Ps 25:5
25:5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou [art] the God
     of my salvation; on thee do I wait {d} all the day.

     (d) Constantly and against all temptations.

Ps 25:7
25:7 Remember not the {e} sins of my youth, nor my
     transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for
     thy goodness' sake, O LORD.

     (e) He confesses that his many sins were the reason that
         his enemies persecuted him, desiring that the cause of
         the evil may be taken away, so that the effect may

Ps 25:8
25:8 Good and upright [is] the LORD: therefore will he {f} teach
     sinners in the way.

     (f) That is, call them to repentance.

Ps 25:9
25:9 The meek will he {g} guide in judgment: and the meek will
     he teach his way.

     (g) He will govern and comfort them that are truly humbled
         for their sins.

Ps 25:11
25:11 For thy {h} name's sake, O LORD, pardon mine iniquity; for
      it [is] great.

      (h) For no other respect.

Ps 25:12
25:12 What {i} man [is] he that feareth the LORD? him shall he
      teach in the way [that] he shall {k} choose.

      (i) Meaning, the number is very small.
      (k) He will direct such with his spirit to follow the
          right way.

Ps 25:13
25:13 His soul shall dwell at {l} ease; and his seed shall
      inherit the earth.

      (l) He will prosper both in spiritual and corporal things.

Ps 25:14
25:14 The {m} secret of the LORD [is] with them that fear him;
      and he will shew them his covenant.

      (m) His counsel contained in his word, by which he
          declares that he is the protector of the faithful.

Ps 25:17
25:17 The troubles of my heart {n} are enlarged: [O] bring thou
      me out of my distresses.

      (n) My grief is increased because of my enemies cruelty.

Ps 25:19
25:19 Consider mine {o} enemies; for they are many; and they
      hate me with cruel hatred.

      (o) The greater that his afflictions were and the more
          that his enemies increased, the more near he felt
          God's help.

Ps 25:21
25:21 Let {p} integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait
      on thee.

      (p) As I have behaved myself uprightly toward my enemies,
          let them know that you are the defender of my just