The Psalms

Psalm 130

The psalmist professes his hope in prayer, 1-4; and his patience in hope, 5, 6. He exhorts Israel to trust in God, 7, 8.

1 [A Song of Degrees.] Out of the depths I have cried to you, O LORD.

2 Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.

3 If you, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?

4 But there is forgiveness with you so that you may be feared.

5 I wait for the LORD. My soul waits, and I hope in his word.

6 My soul waits for the Lord more than those who watch for the morning, even more than those who watch for the morning.

7 Let Israel hope in the LORD, for with the LORD there is mercy and with him is plenteous redemption.

8 And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.


Matthew Henry Commentary - Psalms, Chapter 130