Introit of Third Sunday After Pentecost

Psalm. 24:16,18

Look Thou upon me, O Lord, and have mercy on me; for I am alone and poor. See my abjection and my labour; and forgive me all my sins, O my God. Ps. To Thee, O Lord, have I lifted up my soul: in Thee, my God, I put my trust; let me not be ashamed. V. Glory be to the Father.


Verse 16. Alone. Desolate, (Ps. xxi. 21.) without any assistant. H. — Such is man destitute of God’s grace. W.

Verse 18. See. The word kum, “arise,” may be wanting, as the verse should begin with k, (C.) unless it be lost. MS. 2, repeats the former verse, perhaps to fill up the space. Kennicott. — Forgive. Heb. or “bear.” Bert. S. Jer. M. — If the cause be removed, the affliction will have an end. W.

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