Psalm 40 is a lament psalm that starts with praise and confidence – and then moves into the lament and petitions. Where God has given stedfast hope, he expects there should be a steady, regular walk and conduct. Psalm 40:8 King James Version (KJV). 40 I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness. Psalm 33:3 Sing to him a new song; play skillfully with a loud noise.. Psalm 144:9 I will sing a new song to you, O God: on a psaltery and an instrument …. 2 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. 1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) Psalms 40:4 Context. Psalm 40 King James Version (KJV). I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. David describes God's rescue of him as bringing him up out of what. 3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord. 5 Many, O LORD my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered. 7 Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me. 1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) praise. 40 1 I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. {To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} His agony, in the garden and on the cross, was a horrible pit and miry clay. (6-10) Prayer for mercy and grace. Whoever undertook to preach the gospel of Christ, would be under great temptation to conceal it; but Christ, and those he calls to that work, are carried on in it. 2 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. Revelation 14:3 And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before …. 2 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. Cancel. 1 I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and … Wherefore he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, he hath sent me to heal the contrite of heart, to preach deliverance to the captives, and sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of … 10 I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation. There is power enough in God to help the weakest, and grace enough to help the unworthiest of all that trust in him. He who once came in great humility, shall come again in glorious majesty.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Their God, and all that he has or does, is the ground of their joy. 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