Excerpt from The Psalms, Vol. 2 of 3: Translated and Explained To the divine grace, mercy, and compassion, Involves a confession of his own guilt and the justice 'of his condemnation. According to, literally, like thy mercy, i. E. In accordance with it, in propor tion to it. Here again there is a tacit admission of the greatness of his guilt, as requiring infinite mercy to forgive it. Abundance, increase, multitude. See above, on Ps. V.' 8 Compassions, tender mercies, a term expressive of the warmest and tenderest affections. See above, on Ps. Xviii. 2 Blot out, erase, from thy remembrance. The allusion is probably to a record or regis ter of crimes, or to the cancelling of accounts, although the former seems to agree better with ancient and oriental usage. Compare N um. V. 23. Transgressions, or with closer adherence to the primary etymological import of the term, revolts, apostasies. See above, on Ps. Xix. 14 xxxii. 1. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.