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ANTHEMS out of the Bible.
He is my God, and I will prepare Enoch's, Jude, verse 14.
him an habitation : my father's God,
and I will exalt him. EHOLD, the LORD cometh
The Lord is a man of war: The with ten thousands of his Lord is his name. faints, &c.
Thy right hand, O Lord, is be
come glorious in power : Thy right 2.
hand, O Lord, hath dashed in pieces Jacob's, Gen. xlix. UD AH, thou art he: whom thy fatisfied upon them, my hand thall
The enemy said, my luft shall be brethren shall praise. Thy father's children shall bow destroy them: Thou dian blow with down before thee : From the prey,
thy wind, they fank as lead. my son, thou art gone up.
Who is like unto thee, O LORD! He stooped down, he couched as
glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, a lion, and as an old lion: Who doing wonders ? thall rouse him up?
Thou in thy mercy haft led forth The Prince of peace cometh *: the people which thou haft redeemUnto him shall the gathering of the ed : Thou hast guided them in thy people be.
strength unto thy holy habitation. # Shiloh,
The nations Thall hear and be a. He shall walh his garments in
fraid : fear and dread shall fall upon wine, and his cloaths in the blood them, till thy people pass over, o
Lord, till the people pass over whom of grapes : His eyes shall be redder than wine.
thou hast purchased. I have waited for thy falvation :
Thou malt bring them in, and O LORD!
plant them in the sanctuary, O Lord,
which thy hands have eftablished : 3.
The Lord shall reign for ever and The people of Israel's first Tbankf- ever.
giving, Exod. xv.
hath triumphed gloriously:
Strong is thy dwelling-place: and The original rehearsal of the divine thou putteft thy neft in a rock * ,
• Cant. ü. 14.
7. and gracious : long-suffering, Moses's farewell, Deut. xxxiii. and abundant in goodness and truth;
how he loved people! All Forgiving iniquity and creatorefrenadion his chiedere in the role. and fin, and that will by no means They sat down at thy feet : Every clear the guilty
one shall receive of thy words.
Hear, Lord, the voice of Judah, 5.
and bring him unto his people : Let The original Form of blessing the be thou an help to him from his e
his hands be sufficient for him, and
1 Congregation, Num. vi.
Let thy thummim and thy urim:
the Y children of Pirael, and I will
be with thy holy one. children of Israel, and I will
Who said unto his father and to bless them : The LORD bless thee, and keep thee. neither did he acknowledge his bre
his mother, I have not seen him, The LORD make his face shine upon thren, nor knew his own children: thee, and be gracious unto thee. The LORð lift up his countenance
They have observed thy Word, and upon thee, and give thee peace.
kept thy covenant. .
Bless, LORD, his substance : and 6.
accept the work of his hands.
The beloved of the LORD shall Balaam's homage, (Rev. iii. 9.) dwell in fafety : The LORD shall Num. xxiii. and xxiv. cover him all the day long, and he
fhall dwell between his shoulders. Hhcth
, not beheld iniquity in Rejoice in thy going out : And
Jacob, neither bath He seen in thy tents. perverseness in Israel. Jehovah, his Blessed be he that enlargeth : BeGod is with him, and the shout of cause there, in a portion of the Lawa king is among them.
giver was he feated. God brought them out: He hath Let him be acceptable to his breas it were the strength of an unicorn. thren: As thy days, so shall thy
According to this time it shall be strength be. said of Jacob : What hath God There is none like unto the God wtought!
of Jeshurun : Who rideth upon the How goodly are thy tents, O Ja- heaven in thy help. cob, and thy tabernacles, O Israel! The eternal God is thy refuge : As the Trees which the Lord hath And underneath are the everlasting planted!
He couched, he lay down as a li He shall thrust out the enemy been : who shall ftir him up? fore thee, Ifrael fhall dwell in safety
alone : also his heavens Thall drop Before the mountains were brought down dew.
forth, or ever the earth and the Happy art thou, O Israel, who is world were made, thou art God like unto thee? O people saved by from everlasting and world without the Lord, the shield of thy help, end. and who is the sword of thy excel Thou turneft man to destruction : lency. Thine enemies shall be found Again thou sayest, Return, ye chilliars unto thee, and thou shalt tread dren of men. upon their high places.
For a thousand years in thy sight
are but as yesterday when it is past; 8.
and as a watch in the night. Deborah's Psalm, Judg. v.
Thou carrieft them away as with
a flood, they are as a fleep, in the Raise ye the Lord for the a..
venging of Israel, when the groweth up: In the morning it is people willingly offered themselves. green and groweth up, but in the
Hear, o ye kings, give ear, O evening it is cut down, dried up and ye princes : I, even I will fing unto withered. the Lord, I will sing praise to Jeho
The days of our age are threevah, the God of Ifrael
score years and ten, and though men The inhabitants of the villages be so strong, that they come to fourceased, they ceased in Israel : Until score years : Yet is their strength that I arose a mother in Israel.
then but labour and sorrow; ro foon My heart is towards the governors passeth it away, and we are gone. of Israel, that offered themselves
So teach us to number our days, willingly among the people. that we may apply our hearts unto
They Mall rehearse the righteous wisdom. acts of the Lord, even the righteous Turn thee again, O Lord, at the acts towards the inhabitants of his last, and be gracious unto thy serviliages in Israel : Then he made vants : 0 satisfy us with thy mercy, him that remaineth have dominion and that foon, so shall we rejoice over the nobles.
and be glad all the days of our These were a people that jeopard- life. ed their lives unto the death : Curse
Comfort us again now after the ye (said the angel of the Lord) those time that thou hast afflicted us, and that came not to the help of the for the years wherein we have sufLord, to the help of the Lord against fered adversity : Shew thy servants the mighty.
thy work, and their children thy But let them that love the Lord,
glory. be as the sun when he goeth forth in
And the glorious majesty of the his might.
Lord our God be upon us : Prosper 9.
thou the work of our hands upon Moses's Hymn, Pf. xc. us, Oprosper thou our handy
w Hand what's my house, that
high, the anointed of the God of
Jacob, * and the sweet Pfalmift of Hannah's Song, 1 Sam. ii. Ifrael.
• 'The Man who was certified concerning the Y heart rejoiceth in Jehovah, Meffiah. Matt. xxii.
mine horn is exalted in the Lord: Because I rejoice in thy sal-me: And his word was in my
The spirit of the Lord spake by vation.
tongue. There is none holy as the Lord :
The God of Ifrael faid, the rock, For there is none beside thee, nei. of Israel spake to me; he that ruther is there any rock like our God. Talk no more fo exceeding proud. in the fear of God.
leth over men, must be just, ruling ly: Let not arrogancy come out of
12. For the Lord is a God of knowledge ; and by him actions are
2 Sam. vii. weigh'd.
The bows of the mighty men are broken: and they that Itumbled, are and what is my house, that girt with strength.
thou hast brought me hitherto ? The Lord killeth, and maketh And this was yet a small thing in alive: He bringeth down to the thy fight, O Lord God: But thou grave, and bringeth up.
haft spoken also of thy servant's The Lord maketh poor and ma- house for a great while to come. keth rich: He bringeth low, and And is this the manner of man, O
And what can David say more duít; and lifteth the beggar from unto thee? For thou, Lord God, the dunghill,
knowest thy servant. To let them among princes, and For thy word's fake, and accordto make them inherit the throne of ing to thine own heart haft thou glory.
done all these great things . to make He will keep the feet of his saints. thy servant know them. The Lord Thall judge the ends of the Wherefore thou art great, O LORD earth.
God: For there is none like thee, And he shall give strength unto neither is there any God beside thee, his king, and exalt the horn of his according to all that we have heard anointed.
with our ears.
And what one nation in the earth
is like thy people, even like Israel: PSALM S.
whom God went to redeem for a II.
people to himself ?
For thou hast confirmed to thyself 2 Sam. xxiii.
thy people to be a people unto thee Avid the son of Jelle said, and for evers and thou, LORD, art bethe man who was raised
up on come their God.