PS 66 The psalmist calls on all people to praise God, for his sovereign powerover the whole creation, ver. 1-7. For his special favour to his people, ver. 8-12. Praises him for his goodness to himself in particular, ver. 13-20. To the chief musician, A song or psalm.
Verse 1. All lands - Ye people of all nations. He invites the Gentile world, to the contemplation and celebration of God's works.
Verse 6. We - Our nation, or our ancestors, in whose loins we then were.
Verse 10. Proved us - As it were in a burning furnace; and with a design to purge out our dross.
Verse 15. I will go - One speaks in the name of all the rest. Incense - With the fat of rams, which is no less pleasing to God than incense.
Verse 18. Iniquity - Any sin. In heart - If my heart had been false to God, although I might have forborne outward acts. If I had been guilty of that, by heart was set upon sin, or I desired only that which I resolved in my heart to spend upon my lusts.