Ps 10:1
10:1 Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? [why] hidest thou
     [thyself] in {a} times of trouble?

     (a) As soon as we enter into affliction, we think God
         should help us, but that is not always his due time.

Ps 10:3
10:3 For the wicked {b} boasteth of his heart's desire, and
     blesseth the covetous, [whom] the LORD abhorreth.

     (b) The wicked man rejoices in his own lust he boasts when
         he has that he would; he brags of his wit and wealth
         and blesses himself and thus blasphemes the Lord.

Ps 10:6
10:6 He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for [I
     shall] {c} never [be] in adversity.

     (c) The evil will not touch me, @Isa 28:15 or else he
         speaks thus because he never felt evil.

Ps 10:8
10:8 {d} He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in
     the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are
     privily set against the poor.

     (d) He shows that the wicked have many ways to hide their
         cruelty and therefore should be even more feared.

Ps 10:10
10:10 He croucheth, [and] humbleth himself, that the {e} poor
      may fall by his strong ones.

      (e) By the hypocrisy of them who have authority the poor
          are devoured.

Ps 10:12
10:12 {f} Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget not
      the humble.

      (f) He calls to God for help, because wickedness is so far
          overgrown that God must help now or never.

Ps 10:13
10:13 Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his
      heart, Thou wilt not {g} require [it].

      (g) Therefore you must punish their blasphemy.

Ps 10:14
10:14 Thou hast seen [it]; for thou beholdest mischief and
      spite, to {h} requite [it] with thy hand: the poor
      committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the

      (h) To judge between the right and the wrong.

Ps 10:15
10:15 Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil [man]: seek
      out his wickedness [till] thou find {i} none.

      (i) For you have utterly destroyed him.

Ps 10:16
10:16 The LORD [is] King for ever and ever: the {k} heathen are
      perished out of his land.

      (k) The hypocrites or such as live not after God's law,
          will be destroyed.

Ps 10:18
10:18 {l} To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the
      man of the earth may no more oppress.

      (l) God helps when man's help ceases.

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