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Author: Sterne, Richard, 1596?-1683.
Title: A brief commentary upon the CIII Psalme with the severall axiomes or doctrines therein conteined [sic], and uses thereupon inferred.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A brief commentary upon the CIII Psalme with the severall axiomes or doctrines therein conteined [sic], and uses thereupon inferred.
Sterne, Richard, 1596?-1683.

London: Printed by M.F. for Timothy Garthwaite, 1649.
Notes:
Attributed to Richard Sterne. Cf. Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.).
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
Subject terms:
Bible. -- O.T. -- Psalms CIII -- Commentaries.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A61468.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the READER.
The Analyse of the whole Psalme.
PSALME CIII.
VERSE 1. Blesse the LORD, O my soule, and all that is within me, blesse His holy Name.
1. Axiome or Doctrine. DAvid saith, Blesse the LORD, O my soul.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. The LORDS Name is holy.
Uses.
Uses.
Verse 2. Blesse the LORD O my soul, and forget not all His benefits.
1. Doctrine. David saith againe, Blesse the LORD O my soul.
Uses.
2 Doctr. He saith, Forget not all his benefits.
Uses.
Verse 3. Who forgiveth all thine iniquities: Who healeth all thy diseases.
1. Doctrine. David had his iniquities.
Uses
2 Doctrine. The LORD pardoned all Davids ini∣quities.
Uses.
Uses.
4. Doctrine. David had his diseases.
Uses.
5 Doctrine. The LORD healed all Davids diseases.
Uses.
6 Doctrine. David mentions this as an argument of blessing God.
Uses.
Vers. 4. Who redeemeth thy life from destruction: Who crowneth thee with loving-kindnesse and tender-mercies.
1 Doctrine. Davids life was in danger of destruction.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. The Lord redeemed Davids life from destruction.
Uses.
3 Doctrine. David mentions this as an argument of blessing God.
Uses.
4 Doctrine. The LORD crowned David with lo∣ving-kindnesse, and tender-mercies.
Uses.
Vers. 5. Who satisfyeth thy mouth with good: so that thy youth is renewed as the eagles.
1 Doctrine. The LORD satisfyed Davids mouth with good.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. Hereby Davids youth was renewed as the eagles.
Uses.
3 Doctrine.
Uses.
Verse 6. The LORD executeth righteousnesse and judgement for all that are oppressed.
1 Doctr.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. David mentions this as an argument of bles∣sing God.
Uses.
Vers. 7. He made known His waies unto Moses, His acts unto the children of Israel.
1 Doctrine. The LORD made known His waies un∣to Moses.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. He hath made known His acts to the chil∣dren of Israel.
Uses.
3 Doctr. David mentions this manifestation of Gods as an argument of blessing God.
Uses.
Vers. 8. The LORD is mercifull and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in loving-kind∣nesse.
1 Doctrine. The LORD is mercifull.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. The LORD is gracious.
Uses.
3 Doctrine. The Lord is slow to anger (or, long-suf∣fring.)
Uses.
4 Doctrine. The Lord is plenteous in loving-kind∣nesse.
Uses.
Vers. 9. He will not alwaies chide, neither will He keep His anger for ever.
1 Doctrine. The LORD will not alwaies chide.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. He keepeth not His anger for ever.
Uses.
Vers. 10. He hath not done unto us according to our sinnes, nor dealt with us according to our iniquities.
2 Doctrine. He hath not dealt with us according to our iniquities.
Uses.
Vers. 11. For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward them that feare Him.
1 Doctrine. The heaven is high above the earth.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. As the heaven is high above the earth, so is Gods mercy great toward them that feare Him.
Uses.
Vers. 12. As farre as the east is from the west, so farre hath He removed our transgressions from us.
1 Doctrine. The east is farre distant from the west.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. So farre hath He removed our transgres∣sions from us.
Uses.
Vers. 13. As a father pitieth his children; so the LORD pitieth them that feare Him.
1 Doctrine. A father pitieth his children.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. So the Lord pityeth them that feare Him.
Uses.
3 Doctrine. Because such is Gods mercy and compassion, Vers. 11, 12, 13. therefore He mitigates His anger, Vers. 9, 10.
Uses.
Verse. 14. For He knoweth our frame, He remem∣breth that we are dust.
1 Doctrine.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. The LORD knows this.
Uses.
3 Doctrine. We are dust.
Uses.
4 Doctrine. The LORD remembers this.
Uses.
Vers. 15, 16.
1 Doctrine. The daies of man are as grasse.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. As a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.
Uses.
Vers. 17, 18.
1 Doctrine.
Uses.
2 Doctrine.
Uses.
3 Doctrine. The righteousnesse of God is unto chil∣drens children, who keep His covenant.
Uses.
4 Doctrine. Not as our life, so the mercy of God to them that feare Him.
Uses.
5 Doctrine. Because God knowes this, therefore He mitigates His anger.
Uses.
Vers. 19. The LORD hath prepared His throne in the heavens, and His kingdome ruleth o∣ver all.
1 Doctrine. The LORD hath prepared His throne in the heavens.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. His kingdome ruleth over all.
Uses.
3 Doctrine.
Uses.
Vers. 20, 21.
Vers. 20.
1 Doctrine.
Uses.
2 Doctrine.
Uses.
3 Doctrine. They doe His word, (or commandements.)
Uses.
4 Doctrine. They doe His commandements, hearkening to the voice of His word.
Uses.
Vers. 21.
1 Doctrine. The Angels are Gods hosts.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. They are His ministers doing His pleasure.
Uses.
3 Doctrine. The Angels blesse the LORD.
Uses.
Vers. 22. Blesse the LORD all His works in all places of His dominion: blesse the LORD O my soule.
1 Doctrine. All the works of God in all places of His dominion afford arguments of blessing Him.
Uses.
2 Doctrine. David hence exhorts to blesse God.
Uses.
3 Doctrine. David saith againe, Blesse the LORD O my soule.
Uses.