To speak my own sense freely, I do not think David ever wrote a psalm of sufficient glory and sweetness to represent the blessings of this holy institution of Christ. [. . .] Therefore it is my opinion that other spiritual songs should sometimes be used to render Christian Psalmody complete.
~ Isaac Watts, The Psalms of David (1719)
. . . from a man who is perhaps best known for metricizing the Psalms.