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God's lordship in the world. PSALMS,

David Jiraycth. 463 will dwell in the house of the LORD forcy and truth unto such as kecp his coveever.

nant and his testimonies. PSAL. XXIV.

11 For thy name's sake, O Lord, par1 God's lordship in the world. 3 The citi- don mine iniquity; for it is great.

zens of his spiritual kingdlum. 7 An 12 What man is he that feareth the erhortation to receive him.

LORD? him shall he tcach in the way A Psalm of David.

that he shall choose. HE earth is the Lord's, and the ful- 13 His soul shall dwell at ease; and his that dwell therein.

14 The secret of the LORD is with 2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, them that fear him; and he will shew and established it upon the floods.

them his covenant. 3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the 15 Mine eyes are ever toward the LORD? and who shall stand in his holy Lord; for he shall pluck my feet out of place

the net. 4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure 16 Turn thee unto me, and have merheart; who hath not lifted up his soul cy upon me; for I am desolate and afunto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.

flicte. 5 He shall receive the blessing from 17 The troubles of my heart are enthe LORD, and righteousness from the larged : O bring thou me out of my disGod of his salvation.

tresses. 6 This is the generation of them that 18 Look upon mine aifliction and my seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. pain; and forgive all my sins. Selah.

19 Consider mine enemies ; for they 7 Lift up your heads, Oye gates; and are many; and they hate me with cruel be ve lift up, ye everlasting doors; and hatred. the King of glory shall come in.

20 o keep my soul, and deliver me: 8 Who is this King of glory: the LORD | let me not be ashamedi ; for I put my strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in trust in thee. battle.

21 Let integrity and uprightness pre9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even serve me; for I wait on thee. lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and 22 Redeem Israel, o God, out of all the King of glory shall come in.

his troubles. 10 Who is this King of glory ? the

PS.IL. XXVI. LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. David resorteth unto God in confidence Selah.

of his integrity; PSAL. XXV.

APsalni of Dail. 1 . JU

(UDGE me, 0 LORD; for I have praycth for remission of sins, 16 and walked in mine integrity : I lave for help in affliction.

trusted also in the LORD ; therefore I A Psalm of David.

shall not slide. UNTO thee, O Lord, do I lift up my 2 Examine me, () LORD, and prove. soul.

me; try my reins and my heart. 20 my God, I trust in thee: let me 3 For thy loving-kindness is before not be ashamed, let not mine enemies tri- mine eyes : and I have walked in thy umph over me.

truth. 3 Yea, let none that wait on thee be 4 I have not sat with rain pcrsons, neiashamel : let them be ashamed which ther will I go in with dissemilers. transgress without cause.

5 I have hated the congregation of evil 4 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach | doers; and will not sit with the wicked. me thy paths.

6 I will wash mire hands in innocency: 5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: so will I compass thine altar, O Lord: for thou art the God of my salvation; on 7 That I may publish with the voice of thee do I wait all the day.

thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wonder6 Remember, () LORD, thy tender ous works. mercies and thy loving-kindnesses ; for 8 LORD, I have loved the habitation they have been ever of old.

of thy house, and the place where thine 7 Remember not the sins of my youth, honour dwelleth. nor my transgressions : according to thy 9 Gather not my soul with sinners, nor mercy remember thou me for thy good- my life with bloodly men: ness sake, O LORD.

10 In whose hands is mischief, and 8 Good and upright is the LORD: there their right hand is full of bribes. fore will he teach sinners in the way. 11 But as for me, I will walk in mine

9 The meek will he guide in judgment: integrity: redeem me, and be merciful and the meek will he teach his way. unto me.

10 All the paths of the LORD are mer- 12 My foot standeth in an even place : 464 David sustainetit his fuitli. PSALMS. He prayeth against his enemics. in the congregations will I bless the 2 Hear the voice of my supplications, LORD.

when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my PSAL. XXVII.

hands toward thy holy oracle. 1 David sustaineth his faith by the 12070- 3 Draw me not away with the wicked,

er of God, 4 bu his love to the service and with the workers of iniquity, which of God, 9 and by firaucr.

speak peace to their neighbours, but misA Psalm of David.

chief is in their hearts. THE LORD

is my light and nu salva- 4 Give them according to their deeds, tion; whom shall I fear? the LORD and according to the wickedness of their is the strength of my life ; of whom shall endeavours: give them after the work I be afraid?

of their hands; render to them their 2 When the wicked, even mine ene- desert. mies and my focs, came upon me to cat 5 Because they regard not the works up my flesh, they stumbled and fell. of the Lord, nor the operation of his

3 Though an host should encamp a- hands, he shall destroy them, and not gainst me, my heart shall not fear: || build them up. though war should rise against me, in 6 Blessed be the Lord, because he hath this will I be confident.

heard the voice of my supplications. 4 One thing have I desired of the Lord, 7 The LORD is my strength, and my that will I seek after; that I may dwell shield ; my heart trusted in him, and I in the house of the Lord all the days of am helped : therefore, my heart greatly my life, to behold the beauty of the rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise LORD, and to inquire in his temple. him.

5 For in the time of trouble he shall 8 The LORD is their strength, and hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of he is the saving strength of his ancinthis tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall i ed. set me up upon a rock.

9 Save thy people, and bless thine in6 And now shall mine head be lifted heritance: feed them also, and lift them up above mine enemies round about me: up for ever. therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sac

PSAL. XXIX. rifices of joy ; I will sing, yea, I will sing 1 David exhortcth princes to give glory praises unto the LORD.

10 God, 3 by reason of his power, 11 7 Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my and protection of his pcople. voice: have mercy also upon ine, and an

A Psalm of David. swer me. 8 When thou suidst, Scek ve my face; GIVE unto the LORD, O ye mighty,

give unto the Lord glory and my hcart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, strength. will I seck.

2 Give unto the Lord the glory due 9 Hide not thy face fir from me; put uinto liis name; worship the Lord in not thy servait away in anger: thou hust the beauty of holiness. been my help; leave me not, neither for- 3 The voice of the Lord is upon the sake me, O God of my salvation. Waters : the God of glory thundereth :

10 When my father and my mother for the LORD is upon many waters. sake me, then the LORD will take me up. 4 The voice of the LORD is powerful ;

11 Teach me thy way, O Lord, and the voice of the LORD is full of majlead me in a plain path, because of mine esty. enemies.

5 The voice of the Lord breaketh the 12 Deliver me not over unto the will cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the ceof mine en mies : for false witnesses are dars of Lebanon. risen up against me, and such as breathe 6 He maketh them also to skip like a out cruelty.

calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young 13 I had fainted, unless I had believeal unicorn. to see the goolness of the Lord in the 7 The voice of the LORD divideth the land of the living.

flames of fire. 14 Wait on the LORD : be of good 8 The voice of the LORD shaketh the courage, and he shall strengthen thine wilderness; the Lord shaketh the wilheart: wait, I say, on the Lord.

derness of Kadeshı. PSAL. XXVIII.

9 The voice of the LORD maketh the 1 David prayeth against his enemies. hinds to calve, and discovereth the forests:

6 He blesseth God. 9 He prayeth and in his temple doth every one speak of for the people

his glory: À Psalm of David.

10 The LORD sitteth upon the flood; NTO thee will I cry, O LORD my yea, the Lord sitteth king for ever.

rock; be not silent' to me : lest, if 11 The Lord will give strength unto thou be silent to me, I become like them his people; the LORD will bless his peothat go down into the pit.

ple with peace.



David firaiseth God,

PSALMS. Hs fırayer in his calamity. 465 PSAL. XXX

ble; thou hast known my soul in adver1 David praiseth God for his deliverance : 1 sities;

4 he exhorteth others to praise him by 8 And hast not shut me up into the

example of God's dealing with him. hand of the enemy: thou hast set my foot A Psalm and Song, at the dedication of in a large room. the house of David.

9 Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for hast lifted me up, and hast not made with grief, yea, my soul and my belly. my foes to rejoice over me.

10 For my life is spent with grief, and 2 O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, | my years with sighing: my strength faileth and thou hast healed me.

because of mine iniquity, and my bones 30 LORD, thou hast brought up my soul are consumed. from the grave : thou hast kept me alive, 11 I was a reproach among all mine that I should not go down to the pit. enemies, but especially among my neigh

4 Sing unto the LORD, Oye saints of bours, and a fear to mine acquaintance : his, and give thanks at the remembrance they that did see me without fled from me. of his holiness.

12 I am forgotten as a dead man out 5 For his anger endureth but a mo- of mind : I am like a broken vessel. ment ; in his favour is life : weeping may

13 For I have heard the slander of endure for a night, but joy cometh in the many : fear was on every side : while morning

they took counsel together against me, 6 And in my prosperity I said, I shall they devised to take away my life. never be moved.

14 But I trusted in thee, O LORD: I 7. LORD, by thy favour thou hast made said, Thou art my God. my mountain to stand strong: thou didst 15 My times are in thy hand : deliver hide thy face, and I was troubled. me from the hand of mine enemies, and

8 I cried to thee, O Lord; and unto from them that persecute me. the Lord I made supplication.

16 Make thy face to shine upon thy 9 What profit is there in my blood, | servant: save me for thy mercies sake. 1. hen I go down to the pit? Shall the dust 17 Let me not be ashamed, () LORD; praise tliec? shall it declare thy truth ? || for I have called upon thee: let the wick

10 Hear, () LORD, and have mercy ed be ashamed, and let them be silent in upon on ine : LORD, be thou my helper. the grave.

11 Thou hast turned for me my 18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; mourning into dancing : thou hast put which speak grievous things proudly and off my sackcloth, and girded me with contemptuously against the righteous. gladness;

19 Oh how great is thy goodness, which 12 To the end that my glory may sing thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; praise to thee, and not be silent. () LORD which thou hast wrought for them that iny God, I will give thanks unto thee for trust in thee before the sons of men!

20 Thou shalt hide them in the secret PSAL. XXXI.

of thy presence from the pride of man: 1 David, shewing his confidence in God, thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavil

craveth his help. 7 He rejoiccth in his ion from the strife of tongues. mercy. 9 He prayeth in his calamity. 21 Blessed be the LORD: for he hath

19 He praiseth God for his goodness. shewed me liis marvellous kindness in a To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. strong city,

22 Tor I said in my haste, I am cut off I ,

let me never be ashamed : deliver me from before thine eyes; nevertheless thou in thy rightcousness.

heudest the voice of my supplications 2 Bow down thine ear to me ; deliver when I.cried unto thee. me speedily : be thou my strong rock, for 23 O love the LORD, all ye his saints : an house of defence u save me.

for the Lord preserveth the faithful, and 3 For thou art my rock and my for- plentifully rewardeth the proud doer. tress ; therefore for thy name's sake 24 Be of good courage, and he shall Icad me, and guide me.

strengthen you heart, all ye that hope in 4. Pull me out of the net that they the LORD have laid privily for me: for thou art my

PSAL. XXXII. strength.

1 Plessedness consisteth in remission of 5 Into thine hand I commit my spirit : sins. 3 Confession of sins giveih ease thou hast redeemcıl me, O LORD God of to the conscience. 8 God's promises truth.

bring jou. 6 I have hated them that regard lying A Palm of David, Maschil. vanities: but I trust in the LORD.

7 I will be glad and rejoice in thy is forgiven, whose sin is covered. vrercy; for thou hast considered my trou- 2 Blessed is the man unto whom the


466 Gotl is to be praised.

PSALMS. Confidence to be placed in God. LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all whose spirit there is no guile.

generations. 3 When I kept silence, my bones 12 Blessed is the nation whose God is waxed old through my roaring all the he LORD ; and the people whom he hath day long.

chosen for his own inheritance. 4 For day and night thy hand was 13 The LORD looketh from heaven: heavy upon me: my moisture is turner! he beholdeth all the sons of men. into the drought of su:nmer. Selah. 14 From the place of his habitation he

5 I acknowledged my sin unto ther oketh upon all the inhabitants of the and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said tarth. I will confess my transgressions unto the 15 He fashioneth their hearts alike ; he Lord ; and thou forgavest the iniquit; considereth all their works. of my sin. Selah.

16 There is no king saved by the mul6 For this shall every one that is goally itude of an host : a miglity man is not pray unto thee in a time when thou maves delivered by much strength. be found : surely in the floods of great 17 An horse is a vam thing for safety : waters they shall not come nigh unit him. neither shall he deliver any by his great

7 Thou art my hiding place ; thou strength. shalt preserve me from trouble ; thou 15 Behokl, the eye of the LORD is shalt compass me about with songs of de- upon them that fear him, upon them that liverance. Selah.

hope in his mercy ; 8 I will instruct thee, and teach thee in 19 To deliver their soul from death, the way which thou shalt go: I will and to keep them alive in famine. guide thee with mine eye.

20 Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he 9 Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, || is our help and our shield. which have no understanding : whose 21 For our heart shall rejoice in him, bemouth must be held in with bit and bri- cause we have trusted in his holy name. dle, lest they come near unto thee.

22 Let thy mercy, O LORD, 'be upon 10 Many sorrows shall be to the wick- 1:s, according as we hope in thee. ed: but he that trusteth in the LORD,

PSAL. XXXIV. mercy shall compass him about.

1 David praisrih God, and exhorteth oth11 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ers thereto by his experi nce. 8 They ye righteous : and skout for joy, all ye that are blessed inat trust in God. 11 He are upright in heart.

exhorteth to the fear of God. PSAL. XXXIII.

A Psalm of David, when he changed his 1 God is to bepraised for his gootiness, 6 for behaviour before Abimelech; who

his posver, 12 and for his providence. drove him away, and he departed. 20 Confidence is to be placed in God. WILL bless the Lord at ali times: his in


praise shall continually be in my mouth. cous : for praise is comely for the 2 My soul shall make her boast in the upright.

LORD: the humble shall hear thoreof; 2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing un- and be glad. to him with the psaltery and an instru- 30 magnify the LORD with me, and ment of ten strings.

let us exalt his name together. 3 Sing unto him a new song; play 4 I sought the LORD, and he heard skilfully with a loud noise.

me, and delivered me from all my fe.-1'S. 4 For the word of the Lord is right ; 5 They looked unto him, and were and all his works are done in truth. lightened : and their faces were not a

5 He loveth righteousness and judg- shamed. ment : the earth is full of the goodness of 6 This poor man cried, and the LORD the LORD.

heard him, and saved him out of all his 6 By the word of the Lord were the troubles. heavens made ; and all the host of them 7 The angel of the LORD encampeth by the breath of his mouth.

round about them that fear him, and de7 He gathereth the waters of the sea livereth them. together as an heap: he layeth up the 8 () taste and see that the Lord is goal: depth in store-houses.

blessed is the man that trusteth in him. 8 Let all the earth fear the LORD: let 9 ) fear the LORD, ye his saints : for all the inhabitants of the world stand in there is no want to them that fear him. awe of him.

10 The young lions do lack, and suiler 9 For he spake, and it was done ; he hunger : but they that seek the LORD commanded, and it stood fast.

shall not want any good thing. 10 The Lord bringeth the counsel of 11 Come, ye children, hearken unto me: the heathen to nought : he maketh the I will teach you the fear of the Lord). devices of the people of pone effect.

12 What manis he that desireth life and 31 The counsel of the LORD standeth II loveth many days, that he may see goal?

David exhorteth to fear God. PSALMS. lle complaineth of his enemies. 467

13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy 12 They rewarded me evil for gool lips from spcakuig guile,

to the spoiling of my soul. 14 Depart from evil, and do good ; 13 But as for me, when they were sick, seek peace, and pursue it.

my clothing was sackcloth : I humbled 15 The eyes of the Lord are npon the my soul with fasting; and my prayer rerighteous, and his ears are open unto their turned into mine own bosom. ету.

14 I behaved myself as though he hail 16 The face of the Lord is against been my friend or brdther : I bowed them that do evil, to cut off the remem- down heavily, as one that mourneth for brance of them from the earth.

his mother. 17 The righteous cry, and the LORD 15 But in mine adversity they rejoiced, heareth, and delivereth them out of all and gathered themselves together : yce, their troubles.

the abjects gathered themselves together 18 The LORD is nigh unto them that against me, and I knew it not; they did are of a broken heart ; and savcth such icar me, and ceased not: as be of a contrite spirit.

16 With hypocritical mockers in feasts, 19 Many are the afflictions of the they gnashed upon me with their teeth. righteous: but the LORD delivereth him 17 Lord, how long wilt thou look on? out of them all.

rescue my soul froin their destructions, 20 He keepeth all his bones : not one my darling from the lions. of thein is broken.

18 I will give thee thanks in the great 21 Evil shall slay the wicked; and they congregation : I will praise thee among that hate the righieous shall be desolate. much people.

22 The LORD redeemeth the soul of 19 Let not them that are mine enemies his serviunts: and none of them that trust wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let in him shall be desolate.

them wink with the eye that hate me PSAL. XXXV.

without a cause. 1 David prayeth for his own safety, and 20 For they speak not peace: but they

his enemies confusion. 11 He complain- || devise deceitful matters against them that cth of their wrongful dealing: 22

are quiet in the land. Thereby he inciseth God against them. 21 Yea, they opened their mouth wide A Psalm of David.

against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye , O hath seen it. that strive with me : figlit against 22 This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep them that fight against me.

not silence : () LORD, be not far from me. 2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and 23 Stir up thyself, and awake to my stand up for mine help:

judyinent, even unto my cause, my God 3 Draw out also the spear, and stop and my Lord. the way against them that persecute me: 24 Judge me, O LORD my God, acgay unto my soul, I am thy salvation. cording to thy righteousness ; and let

4 Let them be confounded and put to them not rejoice cver me. shame that seck after my soul : let thein 25 Let them not say in their hearts, be turned back and brought to confusion | Al, so would we have it: let them not that devise my lurt.

say, We have swallowed him up. 5 Let them be as chat before the 26 Let them be ashamed and brought windd : ind let the angel of the LORD to confusion together that rejoice at mine chase them.

hurt : let them be clothed with shame and 6. Lct their way be dark and slippery: || dishonour that magnify themselves against and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.

27 Let them shout for joy, and be 7 For without cause have they hid för ! glad, that tavour my righteous cause : me their pet in a pit, which without cause yca, let them say continually, Let the they have digged for my soul.

LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure 8 Let destruction come upon him at in the prospcrity of his servant. unawares; and let his net that he hath 28 And iny tongue shall speak of thy hid catch himself: into that very de- righteousness and of thy praise all the struction let him fall.

day long. 9 And my soul shall be joyful in the

PSAL. XXXVI. LORD : it shall rejoice in his salvation. 1 The grievous state of the cricked. 5 The

10 All my bones shall say, LORD, who excellency of God's mercy. 10 David is like unto thee, which deliverest thic pirayeth for favour to God'a children. poor from him that is too strong for him, To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David yea, the poor and the needy from him

the servant of the LORD. that spoilcth him?


within my heart, that there is no Jaid to my charge things that I kew not. "fcar of God lciere his eyes,


11. l'aise witnesses did rise up; the THE transgression of the wicked saith

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