130:1 «A Song of degrees.» Out of the a depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD.
(a) Being in great distress and sorrow.
130:3 If thou, LORD,
shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, b who
(b) He declares that we cannot be just before God
but by forgiveness of sins.
130:4 But [there is] forgiveness with thee, that
thou c mayest be feared.
(c) Because by nature you are merciful therefore
the faithful revere you.
Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD [there is] d
mercy, and with him [is] plenteous redemption.
(d) He shows to whom the mercy of God belongs,
that is, Israel, to the Church and not the reprobate.