Be Thou mindful of Thy word to Thy servant, O Lord, in which Thou hast given me hope: this hath comforted me in my humiliation.
Verse 49. Mindful. He does not intimate that God can forget, but shews his fervour, (S. Aug.) and begs that he may be worthy to receive the effects of God’s promises. S. Hil. — Though his decrees be most certain, means must be employed, which the just pray may not be wanting. W.