David praiseth God for the truth of his Word.
Psalms 138:1 For David himself. I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart: for thou hast heard the words of my mouth. I will sing praise to thee in the sight of the angels: Psalms 138:2 I will worship towards thy holy temple, and I will give glory to thy name. For thy mercy, and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy holy name above all. Psalms 138:3 In what day soever I shall call upon thee, hear me: thou shalt multiply strength in my soul.
He prophesieth that the kings of the earth shall praise God.
Psalms 138:4 May all the kings of the earth give glory to thee: for they have heard all the words of thy mouth. Psalms 138:5 And let them sing in the ways of the Lord: for great is the glory of the Lord. Psalms 138:6 For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.
He professeth his confidence in God.
Psalms 138:7 If I shall walk in the midst of tribulation, thou wilt quicken me: and thou hast stretched forth thy hand against the wrath of my enemies: and thy right hand hath saved me. Psalms 138:8 The Lord will repay for me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: O despise not the works of thy hands.