Ps 36:1
36:1 <> The transgression of the wicked saith {a}
     within my heart, [that there is] no fear of God before his

     (a) I see evidently by his deeds, that sin pushes forward
         the reprobate from wickedness to wickedness, even
         though he goes about to cover his impiety.

Ps 36:2
36:2 For he {b} flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his
     iniquity be found to be hateful.

     (b) Though all others detest his vile sin, yet he himself
         sees it not.

Ps 36:3
36:3 The words of his mouth [are] iniquity and {c} deceit: he
     hath left off to be wise, [and] to do good.

     (c) The reprobates mock wholesome doctrine, and put no
         difference between good and evil.

Ps 36:4
36:4 He {d} deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself
     in a way [that is] not good; he abhorreth not evil.

     (d) By describing at large the nature of the reprobate, he
         admonishes the godly to beware of these vices.

Ps 36:5
36:5 Thy {e} mercy, O LORD, [is] in the heavens; [and] thy
     faithfulness [reacheth] unto the clouds.

     (e) Though wickedness seems to overflow all the world, yet
         by your heavenly providence you govern heaven and

Ps 36:6
36:6 Thy righteousness [is] like the great mountains; thy
     judgments [are] a great {f} deep: O LORD, thou preservest
     man and beast.

     (f) The depth of your providence governs all things, and
         disposes them, even though the wicked seem to overwhelm
         the world.

Ps 36:8
36:8 They shall be abundantly {g} satisfied with the fatness of
     thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of
     thy pleasures.

     (g) Only God's children have enough of all things both
         concerning this life and the life to come.

Ps 36:10
36:10 O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that {h} know
      thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.

      (h) He shows who God's children are, that is, they who
          know him, and live their lives uprightly.

Ps 36:11
36:11 Let not the {i} foot of pride come against me, and let not
      the hand of the wicked remove me.

      (i) Let not the proud advance himself against me, or the
          power of the wicked drive me away.

Ps 36:12
36:12 {k} There are the workers of iniquity fallen: they are
      cast down, and shall not be able to rise.

      (k) That is, in their pride in which they flatter