Alleluia, alleluia. V. In Thee, O Lord, have I hoped, let me never be confounded: deliver me in Thy justice, and release me: bow down Thine ear to me, make haste to deliver me. Alleluia.
*Verse 2. Justice. Sym. “mercy.” Thou art the judge between us. C. — How grievous soever I may be afflicted, yet I trust in thee. W. — “I fear that confusion which lasts for ever.” S. Aug. D.
Verse 3. A God. Heb. “a rock of strength.” Sept. “a God who holdeth his shield over me,” uperaspisthn. H. — Refuge. Heb. “fortress.” C.