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Of the unicorn, ostrich, &c. CAAP. XL. XLI. Job humbleth himself. 453

10 Canst thou bind the unicorn with 4 Behold, I am vile ; what shell I anhis band in the furrow? or will he har- swer thee? I will lay mine hand upon row the viddless after thee?

11 Wilt thou trust him, because his 5 Once have I spoken ; but I will not strength is great ? or wilt thou leave thy answer : yea, twice; but I will proceed la urt him?

no further 1 Wilt thou believe him, that he will 64 Then answered the LORD unto Job bring home thy seed, and gather it into 1 out of ihe whirlwind, and satici, thy burn?

7 Gird up thy loins now like a man : 13 Guvest thou the goodly wings unite 1 will ciemand of thice, and declare thiou the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich ?

8 Wit thou also disannul my judg14 Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, ment? wilt thou condenın me, that thou and warmeth them in the dust,

mayest be righteous? 15 And forgetleth that the foot may 9 Hast thou an aru like Ged? or canst crush them, or that the wild beast may thou thunder with a voice like him? break them.

10 Deck thyself now wiih niajesty and 16 She is hardenedl aginst her young | excellency; and array thy self with glory ones, as though they were not hers : her and beauty, labour is in vain without sex ;

11 Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath : 17 Because God hath deprived her of and behold every one that is proud, ind wisdom, neither liath he imparted to her abase him. understanding.

12 Leek on every one that is proud, 18 Whai time she lifteth up herself on und bring him low ; and tread down the high, she scorneth the horse and his rider. wicked in their place.

19 Hast thou given the horse strength ? 13 Hide them in the dust together; and hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? | bind their faces in secret.

20 Canst thou make him afraid as - 14 Then will I also confess unto chce grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils in that thine own right hand can save idee. terrible

15 Behold now behemoth, which I 21 He paweth in the valley, and re- made with thee; lie eateth grass as all (X joiceth in his strength : le goeth on to 16 Lo now, his strength is in his lins, meet the armerl men.

and his force is in the navel of his 'eily, 22 He mocketh at fear, and is not af- 17 He moveth his tail like a cedar: frighted ; neither turneth he back from the sinews of his stones are wrapped the sword.

together. 23 The quiver rattleth against him, the 18 His bones are as strong pieces of glittering spear and the shield.

brass ; his bones ari like bars of iron. 24 He swalloweth the ground with 19 He is the chief of the ways of God: fierceness and rage : neither believeth he ne that made him can make his sword to that it is the sound of the trumpet.

approach unto him. 25 He saith among the trumpets, Ha, 20 Surely the mountains bring him ha; and he smelleth the battle a far off, the forth food, where all the beasts of the thunder of the captains, and the shouting held play.

26 Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom. 21 He lieth under the shadly trees, irr and stre'ch her wings toward the south? the covert of the reed, and fens.

27 Doth the eagle mount up at th 22 The shady trecs cover lıim with their command, and make her nest on high? shadlow; the willows of the brock com

28 She dwelleth and abideth on the pass hiin about. rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the 23 Behold, he drinketh up a river, and strong place.

hasteth not: he trustcth that he can draw 29 From thence she seckcth the prey-up Jorlan into his mouth. and her eyes behold afar off.

24 He taketh it with his eyes: his nose 30 Her young ones also suck up blood : pierceth through spares. and where the slain are, there is she.


Of God's great f14wer in the leviathan, 1 Job humbleth himself to God. 6 Godslirreth him up to shes his righteousnt32,

ANST tou draw out leviathan with CA

an hook ? or his tongue with a cord pover, and wisdom. 15 Of the behimoth which the lettest down? MOREOVER, the Lord answeredi 2 Canst thou put an hook into his nose?

or bore his jaw through with a thorn? 2 Shall he that contendieth with the 3 Will hemake mully supplicationsunto Almighty instruct hin? he that repraeth thee? will he speak soft words untothee? Gol, let him answer it.

4 Win he make a cor cant with thee? 39 Then Job answered the LORD, visitütik hins fort servant for ever?

5 Wilt thou play with him as with a

and said,

ens ?

454 Of the leviathan.


God blesseih Joð. bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maid- 32 He maketh a path to shine after

him ; one would think the deep to be 6 Shall the companions make a banhoary: quet of him? shall they part him among 33 Upon earth there is not his like, the merchants ?

who is made without fear. 7 Canst thou fill his skin with barbed 34 He beholdeth all high things : he is irons ? or his head with fish spears? a king over all the children of pride. 8 Lay thine hand upon him, remem

CHAP. XLII. ber the battle, do no more.

1 Job submitteth himself unto God. ? 9 Behold, the hope of him is in vain : God, preferring Job's cause, maketh shall not one be cast down even at the his friends submit themselves, and acsight of him?

cepteth him. 10 He magnifieth and 10 None is so fierce that dare stir him blesseth Job. 16 Job's age and death. up: who then is able to stand before me?


'HEN Job answered the LORD, and 11 Who hath prevented me, that I should repay him ? whatsoever is under 2 I know that thou canst do every the whole heaven is mine.

thing, and that no thought can be with12 I will not conceal his parts, nor his holden from thee. power, nor his comely proportion.

3 Who is he that hideth counsel with13 Who can discover the face of his out knowledge ? therefore have I uttered garment? or who can come to him with that I understood not.; things too wonKis double bridle?

derful for me, which I knew not. 14 Who can open the doors of his face? 4 Hear, I beseech thee, and I will his teeth are terrible round about. spcak: I will demand of thee, and de15 His scales are his pride, shut up to

clare thou unto me. gether as with a close seal.

5 I have heard of thee by the hearing 16 One is so ncar to another, that no of the car; but now mine eye seeth thec. air can come between them.

6 Wherefore I abhor myself, and re17 They are joined one to another, I pent in dust and ashes. they stick together, that they cannot be 7 1 And it was so, that after the LORD sundered.

had spoken these words unto Job, the 18 By his neesings a light doth shine, Lord said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My and bis eyes are like the eyelids of the wrath is kindled against thee, and against morning

thy two friends: for ye have not spoken 19 Out of his mouth go burning lamps, of me the thing that is right, as my serand sparks of fire leap out.

vant Job hath. 20 Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, as 8 Therefore take unto you now seven out of a scething pot or caldron.

bullocks and seven rams, and go to my 21 His breath kindleth coals, and a servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a flame goeth out of his mouth.

burnt-offering; and my' servant Job shall 22 in his neck remainetir strength, and pray for you: for him will I accept : sorrow is turned into joy before him. lest I deal with you after your felly,

23 The flakes of his ficsh are joined to in that ye have not spoken of me the gether: they are firm in themselves; they thing which is right, like my servant cannot be moved.

Job. 24 His lieart is as firmi as a stone; yea, 9 So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bilas hard as a piece of the nether millatone. dad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naa

25 When le raiseth up himself, the mathite went, and did according as the mighty are afraid: by reason of break- LORD commanded them : the Lord also ings they purify themselves.

accepted Job. 26 The sword of him that layeth at 10* And the Lord turned the captivity him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, of Job, wlien he prayed for his friendls : nor the habergeon.

also the LORD gave Job twice as much 27 He esteemeth iron as straw, and as he had before. brass as rotten wood.

11 Then came there unto him all his 28 The arrow cannot make him fiee: brethren, and all his sisters, and all they Sling-stones are turned with him into that had been of his acquaintance before, stubble.

and did cat bread with him in his house: 29 Darts are counted as stubble : he and they bemoaned him, and comforted langheth at the shaking of a spear. him over all the evil that the LORD had

30 Sharp, stones are under him : he brought upon him: every man also gave spreadeth sharp pointed things upon the him a piece of money, and every one an mire.

ear-ring of gold. 31 He maketh the deep to boil like a 12 So the Lord blessed the latter end pot : he maketh the sea like pot of of Job more than his beginning: for he ointnrerit.

had fourtcen thousand sheep, and six

The happiness of the gally. PSALMS. The security of Gail's forotection. 453 thousand curels, and a thousand yoke of 15 And in all the land were no women oxen, and a thousand she-asses.

found so fair as the daughters of Job : 13 He had also seven sons, and three and their father gave them inheritance adaughters.

mong their brethren. 14 And he called the name of the first, 16 After this lived Job an hundred Jemima; and the name of the second, and forty years, and saw his sons, and Kezil; and the name of the third, Ke- || his sons sons, even four generations. ren happuch.

17 So Job died, being old and full of days.


11 Serve the LORD with fear, and tei The happiness of the godly. A The un- joice with trembling: happiness of the ungodly.

12 Kiss the Son, les he be angry, an! LESSED is the min that walketh ve perisi from the way, when his wratlı nor standeth in the way of sinners, lor they that put their trust in him. sitteth in the seat of the scorntul.

PSAL. III. 2 But his delight is in the law of the The security of God's protection. LORD; and in his law doth he meditate A Psalm of Davidi, when he fled froń day and night.

Absalom his son. schnell be sholl be like ahtree planted Lobile we are they are created thine forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also up against me. shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth 2 Many there be which say of my soul, shall prosper.

There is no help for him in God. Selah. 4 The ungodly are not so: but are like 3 But thou, O Lord, art a shiekl the chaff which the wind driveth away. for me; my glory, and the lifter up of

5 Therefore ihe ungodly shall not stand mine head. in the judgment, nor sinners in the con- 4 I cried unto the LORD with my gregation of the righteous.

voice, and he heard me out of his holy 6. For the LORD knoweth the way of hill. Selah. the righteous : but the way of the un- 5 I'laid me down and slept; I awaked; godly shall perish.

for the LORD sustained ine. PSAL. II.

6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands 1 The kingdom of Christ. 10 kings are of people, that have set themselves against pxhorted to submit to it.

me l'ound about. W VHY do the heathen rage, and the 7 Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God;

people imagine a vain thing? for thou hast smitten all mine enemies 2 The kings of the earth set them- 2900 the check bone; thou last broken selves, and the rulers take counsel togeth- || the tceth of the ungodly. er, against the LORD, and against his 8 Salvation bcongeth unto the LORD: anointed, saying,

thy blessing is upon thy people. Sciali. 3 Let us break their bards asunder,

PSAL. IV. and cast away their corils from us. 1 David prayeth for audience. 2 He re

4 He that sitteth in the herrens shall proveih and exhortcih his enemies. 6 laugh : the LORD shall have them in de- Man's happiness is in Curi's juvoi!r. rision.

To the chief Musician on Neginoth, 5 Then shall he speak unto them in

APsalin of David. his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.

He ,

righteousness: thou hast enlargel 6 Yet have I set my king upon my me when I was in distress; have mercy holy hill of Zion.

upon me, and hear my prayer. 7 I will deciare the decree: the LORD

2 0 ye sons of men, how long wil hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this ye turn my glory into shame? how long day have I begotten thee.

will ye love vanity, and seek after leas8 Ask of me, and I shall give thee ing? Selali. the heathen for thine inlieritance, and But know that the Lord hath set the uttermosť parts of the eartl: for thy apart him that is godiy for himself: the possession.

LORD will hear when I call unto him. 9 Thou shalt break them with a rod of 4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like with your own heart upon your bed, and a potter's veseel.

be still. Selah. 10 Be wise now therefore, () ye kings : 5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, be'instructed, ye judges of the eartii

. and put your trust in the LORD.

will I pray:

456 God favoureth not the wicked. PSALMS. David'o compruint in his sickness.

6 There be many th li slt, Who wii I am weak: 0 LORD, heal me ; for my she lis any good ? LORD, lift thou up ones are vexed. the ight of thy countenance upon us.

3 My soul is also sore vexed : but thou, I Thou hast put gladness in my heart. !) Lord, how long? mr than in the time that their corn and 4 Return, () LORD, deliver my soul : the wine increased.

Oh save me for th mercies sake. & I will both lay me down in peace, 5 For in death there is no rememani, sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest | brance of thee: in the grave who shall me iwell in safett.

give thee thanks ? PSAL. V.

6 I am weary with my groaning; all 1 Divid praycth and professeth his studi: the night make I my bed to swim ; I

in hrayer. 4 God favoureth not th- water my couch with my tears. wicked. 7 David profissing his faitti. 7 Mine eye is consumed because of prayeth unto God to guide him, 10 + 1 srief; it waxeth old because of all mine destroy his enemies, 11 and to preserve enemies. the gidly.

8 Depart from me, all ye workers of To the chief Musician upon

Nchiloth, iniquity ; for the LORD hath heard the A Psalm of David.

rvice rif my weeping. G Fear tomonids. O LORD, CON

9 The Lord hath heard my supplica

tion; the LORD will receive my prayer, Hearken unto the voice of my cr 10 Let all mine enemies be ashamed my King, and my God : for unto thec und sore vexed: let them return and be

shamed suddenly: 3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morni

PSAL. VII. ing, O Lord; in the morning will I direc: i David prayeth against the malice of his my firayer unto thee, and will look up. enemirs, professing liis innecency, 10

4 For thou art not a God that hath By fuith he seeth his fince, and the pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil destruction of his enemies. dwell with thee.

Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto 5 The foolish shall not stand in thy the LORD, concerning the words of sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity. Cush the Benjamite.

o Thou shalt destroy them that speak Lord my God, in thee de I put my leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody trust: save me from all them that and deceitful man.

persecute me, and deliver me: 7 But as for me, I will come into th; 2 Lesi he tear my soul like a lion, house in the multitude of thy mercy : rending it in pieces, while there is none and in thy fear will I worship toward th: to deliver, holy temple.

3 0 LORD my God, if I have done š Lcad me, O Lord, in thy right- if there be iniquity in my hands; cousness, because of mine enemies; maki 4. IlluV: rewarded evil unto liim that the way straight before my face.

was äi peace with me ; (rea, I have 9 For there is no faithfulness in their delivered him that without cause is mine mouth; their inward part is very wicked

enemy :) ness; their throat is an open sepulchre ; 5 Let the enemy persecute my soul, they flatter with their tongue.

and take it ; yea, let him tread down ** 10 Destroy thou them, God; let them my life upon the earth, and lay mine fall by their own counsels; cast them ou: honour in the dust. Selah. in the multitude of their transgressions ; 6 Arise, () LORD, in thine anger, lift for ihey have rebelled against thee. up łyself because of the rage of mine

11 But let all those that put their trust enemies : and awake for me to the judgin thee rejoice: let them ever shont for ment that thou hast commanded. joy, because thou, defendest them : le 7 So shall the congregation of the tiem also that love thy name be joyful in people compass thee about: for their thice.

sakes therefore return thou on high. 12 For thou, LORI), wilt bless the rig?it- 8 The LORD shall judge the people : eous; with favour wilt thou compass him judge nie, O LORD, according to my as with a shield.

righteousness, and according to inine inPSAL. VI.

iCbrity" iftit is in me 1 David's complaint in his sickness. & By ġ Oh let the wickedness of the wicked fui:" he triumpheth over his chemins. come to an enl; ut Establish the just : To the chief Musician can Neginoch upon for tlic righteous Guil ticth the hearts

Shemjuth, A Psalm of David: and rcius O

LORD, rebuke me not in thinc an- 20 Midefence of God, which sareth

ger, neither chasten me in thy hot the upright in hert. displeasure.

11 God judge the righteous, and Gol Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for 'l is angry with the rickid every day.

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God's glory is magnified. PSALMS. David exhorteth topraise God. 457

12 If he turn not, he will wiret his 5 Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou sword; he hath bent his bow, and made hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put it readv.

out their name for ever and ever. 13 He hath also prepared for him the 6 0 thou enemy, destructions are come instruments of death; he ordaineth his

to a perpetual end : and thou hast dearrows against the persecutors.

stroyed cities; their memorial is perished 14 Beliold, he travaileth with iniquity, with them. and hath conceived mischief, and brought 7 But the Lord shall endure for ever: forth falsehood.

he hath prepared his throne for judgment. 15 He made a pit, and digged it, and 8 And he shall judge the world in rightis fallen into the citch which he made.

cousness, he shall minister judgment to 16 His mischief shall return upon his the people in uprightness. own head, and his violent dealing shall 9 The Lord also will be a refuge for come down upon his own pate.

the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. 17 I will praise the LORD according to 10 And they that know thy name will his righteousness; and will sing praise to put their trust in thee: for thou, LOPD, the name of the LORD most high.

hast not forsaken them that seek thee. PSAL. VIII.

11 Sing praises to the LORD, which God's glory is magnified by his works, | dwelleth in Zion : declare among the and bahis love to man.

people his doings. To the chief Musician upon Gittith, 12 When he maketh inquisition for A Psalm of David.

blood, he remembereth them : he forgetO LORD our Lord, how excellent is teth not the cry of the humble.

thy name in all the earth! who hast 13 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; sct thy glory above the lieavens.

consider my trouble which I suffer of 2 Out of ihe mouth of babes and suck- | them that hate me, thou that liftest me Jings hast thou ordained strength because up from the gates of death : of thine enemies, that thou mightest still 14 That I may shew forth all thy praise the enemy and the avenger.

in the gates of the daughter of Zion : I 3 When I consider thy heavens, the will rejoice in thy salvation. work of thy fingers; the moon and the 15 The heathen are sunk down in the stars, which thou hast ordailed;

pit that they made: in the net which 4 What is man, that thou art mindful they bid is their own foot taken. of him ? and the son of man, that thou 16 The Lord is known by the judgvisitest him?

ment which he executcth: the wicked is 5 For thou hast made him a little low- snared in the work of his own hands. er than the angels, and hast crowned him Higgaion. Selah. with glory and honour.

17 The wicked shall be turned into 6 Thou madest him to have dominion hell, and all the nations that forget God. over the works of thy hands ; thou hast 18 For the needy shall not always be put all things wrider his feet:

forgotten : the expectation of the poor 7 All sheep and oxen, yea, and the shall not perish for ever. beasts of the field ;

19 Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail:; 8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of let the heathen be judged in thy sight. the sea, and whatsoever passeth through 20 Put them in fear, O Lord : that the paths of the seas.

the nations may know themselves to be 9'O LORD our Lord, how excellent is | but men. Selah. thy name in all the earth!


1 David complainelh to God of the out1 David praiseth God for executing of rage of the wicked. 12 He pirayeth for judgment. 11 He inciteth others to remedy. 16 He firofesseth his confidence. maushabinause to the main ay in that he www.standest thou afar off to Loreto

why hidest in times of To the chief Musician upon Muth-labben, trouble? A Psalm of David.

2 The wicked in his pride doth perse-> WILL praise thee, O LORD, with my cute the poor : let them be taken in the marvellous works.

3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's 2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom will sing praise to thy name, I thou Most | the LORD abhorreth. High.

4 The wicked, through the pride of Š When mine enemies are turned back, || his countenance, will not seek after God: they shall fall and perish at thy presence. || God is not in all his thoughts,

4 For thou hast maintained my right 5 His ways are always grievous ; thy and my cause; thou sattest in the throue | judgments are far above out of his sight: judging right.

as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them. 58

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