67:1 «To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm [or] Song.» God be merciful unto us, and bless us; [and] a cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
(a) That is, move our hearts with his Holy
Spirit, that we may feel his favour toward us.
67:2 That b
thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.
(b) That both Jews and Gentiles may know God's
covenant made with them.
O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people
righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.
(c) By these repetitions he shows that the people
can never rejoice and give thanks enough for the great benefits that they will
receive under the kingdom of Christ.
67:6 [Then] shall d
the earth yield her increase; [and] God, [even] our own God, shall bless us.
(d) He shows that where God favours there will be
abundance of all other things.
67:7 God shall bless us; and all the ends of the
earth e shall fear him.
(e) When they feel his great benefits both
spiritual and corporal toward them.