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An exhortation to bless God, PSALMS and to give him thanks. 509 shame: but upon himself shall his crown | 14 For the LORD will judge his people, flourish.

| and he will repent himself concerning his PSAL. CXXXIII.

servants. The blessedness of union among brethren. 15 The idols of the heathen are silver

A Song of degrees of David. and gold, the work of men's hands. DEHOLI), how good and how pleas 16 They have mouths, but they speak

D ant it is for brethren to dwell togeth Il not ; eves have they, but they see not. er in unity!

17 They have ears, but they hear not; 2 It is like the precious ointment upon il neither is there any breath in their mouths. the head, that ran down upon the beard, 18 They that make them are like unto even Aaron's beard : that went down to them: so is every one that trusteth in the skirts of his garments;

them. 3 As the dew of Hermon, and as the 19 Bless the LORD, O house of Israel: dery that descended upon the mountains | Sless the Lord, () house of Aaron: of Zion : for there the LORD commanded 20 Bless the LORD, () house of Levi : the blessing, even life for evermore. ye that fear the LORD, .bless the LORD. PSAL. CXXXIV.

21 Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, An exhortation to bless God. which dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye A Song of degrees.

the LORD. REHOLD, bless ye the Lord, all ye

PSAL. CXXXVI. D servants of the LORD, which hy | An exhortation to give thanks to God night stand in the house of the LORD..

for particular mercies. 2 Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, O GIVE thanks unto the Lord; for and bless the LORD.

he is good : for his mercy endureth 3 The Lord that made heaven and tor ever. earth bless thee out of Zion.

2 () give thanks unto the God of gods : PSAL. CXXXV.

for his mercy endure!h for ever. 1 An exhortation to praise God for his 1 3 0) give thanks to the LORD of lords: mercy, 5 for his power, 8 and for his for his mercy endureth for ever. judgmenis. 15 The vanity of idols. 19 4 To him who alone docth great wonAn exhortation to bless God.

ders: for his mercv endurrili for ever. DRAISE ye the LORD. Praise ye thel 5 To him that by wisdoin made the

I name of the LORD; praise him, ( heavens: for his mercy pruerethiorever. ye servants of the LORD.

6 To him that stretched out the earth 2 Ye that stand in the house of the Lord, above the waters: for his mercy endureth in the courts of the house of our God, for ever.

S Praise ye the LORD; for the Lord is 7 To him that made great lights: for good; sing praises unto his name ; for it his mercy endureth for ever: is pleasant.

8 The sun to rule by day : for his 4 For the Lord hath chosen Jacob mercy endureth for ever: unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar 1 9 The moon and stars to rule by night: treasure.

for his mercy endureth for ever. 5 For I know that the LORD is great, 10 To him that smote Egypt in their and that our Lord is above all gods. first-boin: for his mercy endureth forever:

6 Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that 11 And brought out Israel from among did he in heaven, and in earth, in the them : for his mercy ondureth for ever: seas, and all deep places.

12 With a strong hand, and with a 7 He causeth the vapours to ascend stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth from the ends of the earth; he maketh for ever. lightnings for the rain ; he bringeth the 13 Tohim which divided the Red sea inwind out of his treasuries.

to parts: for his mercy endurcth for ever: 8 Who smote the first-born of Egypt, 14 And made Israel to pass through both of man and beast.

the midst of it: for his mercy endureth 9 Ilho sent tokens and wonders into for ever: the midst of thee, () Egypt, upon Pha 15 But overthrew Pharaoh and his raoh, and upon all his servants.

host in the Red sea : for his mercy en10 Who smote great nations, and slew || dureth for ever. mighty kings;

16 Tohim which led his people through 11 Sihon king of the Amorites, and Og the wilderness: for his mercy endureih king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of for ever. Canaan :

17 To him which smote great kings : 12 And gave their land for an heritage, || for his mercy ondureth for ever: an heritage unto Israel his people.

18 And slew famous kings: for his 13 Thy name, () LORD, endureth for || mercy endureth for ever: ever ; and thy memorial, () LORD, Il 19 Sihon king of the Amorites: for liis throughout all generations.

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20 And Og the king of Bashan: for his | 7 Though I walk in the midst of troumercy endureth for cver:

ble, thou wilt revive me : thou shalt 21 And gave their land for an heritage: stretch forth thine land against the wratlı for his mercy endureth for ever : ll of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall

22 Even an heritage unto Israel liis save me. ! servant: for his mercy endureth for ever. 8 Tlie Lord will perfect That which

23 Who remembered us in our low concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, enestate: for his mercy endureth for ever: dureth for ever: forsake not the works

24 And hath redeemed us from our || of thine own hands, enemies : for his mercy endureth for ever.

PSAL. CXXXIX. 25 Who giveth food to all flesh: for his David piraiseth God for his all-seeing mercy endureth for ever.

firovidence. 26 give thanks unto the God of heav- To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. en : for his mercy ondureth for ever.

LORD, thou hast searched me, and PSAL. CXXXVII. . U known me. I The constancy of the Jerus in captivity 2 Thou knowest my 'down-sitting and

7 The prophei curseth Edom and Babc | mine ar-rising, thiou understandest my DY the rivers of Babylon, there we sat || thought afar off.

D down, yea, we wept, when we re- 1 3 Thou compassest my path and my membered Zion.

lying down, and art acquainted with all 2 We hanged our harps upon the wil- ! my ways. lows in the midst thereof.

4 For there is not a word in my tongue, 3 For there they that carried us away but lo, O Lord, thou knowest it altocaptive required of us a song'; and they gether. that wasted us required of us mirth, say- || 5 Thou hast beset me behind and being, Sing us one of the songs of Zion." fore, and laid thine hand upon ine.

4 How shall we sing the LORD's song l 6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for in a strange land?

me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it. 5 If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my | | 7 Whither shall I go from thy spirit ? right hand forget her cunning.

or whither shall I flee from thy presence? 6 If I do not remember thec, let my 8 If I ascend up into heaven, thou art tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; ! there: if I make my bed in hell, behold. if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief | thou art there.

9 !f I take the wings of the morning, 7 Remember, () LORD, the children and dwell in the uttermost parts of the of Edom in the day of Jerusalem ; who | sea; said, Rase it, rase it, even to the founda 10 Even there shall thy hand lead me, tion thereof.

and thy right hand shall hold me. 8 ( daughter of Babylon, wlio art to 11 If I say, Surely the darkness shall be destroyed; happy shall he be, that re- cover me; even the night shall be light wardeth thee as thou hast served us. I about me.

9 Happy shall he be, that taketh and 12 Yca, the darkness hidetli not from dashetli thy little ones against the stoncs. thee; but the night shineth as the day : i PSAL. CXXXVIII.

the darkness and the light are both alike 1 David fraiseth God for the truth ofl to thee.

liis word. 4 He prophesieth tlrat the li 13 For thou hast possessedmy reins: thou kings of the carth shall firuise God. | hast covered me in my mother's womb. A Psalm of Davidl.

1.1 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully I WILL praise thee with my whole and wonderfully made: marvellous arc

heart: before the guts will I sing thy works; and that my soul knoweth praise unto thec.

right well. 2 I will worship toward thy lioly tem- 15 My substance was not hid from thee, ple, and praise thy name for tlıy loving- when I was made in secret, and curiously kindnces and for thy truth: for thou hast wrought in the lowest parts of the carth. magmited thy word above all thy name. 16 Thinc eyes did see my substance,

3. In the day when I cried thou an- yet being unperfect; and in thy book all sweredst me, and strengthenedst me with any meinbers were written, svhich in constrength in my soul.

tinuance were fashioned, whenasyct ihere 4 Alithe kings of thic earth shall praise wus none of them. thee, O LORD, when they hear the words 17 How precious also are thy thoughts of thy inouth.

unto me, O God! low great is the sum 5 Yca, they shall sing in the ways of the ll of them! LORD:för great is the glory of the LORD. 18 If I should count them, they are

6 Though the LORD be ligi, vet hath more in number than the sand wlien I le respect unto the lowly: botilie proud awake, I am still with thee. he knoweth afar oft:

19 Surely thou wilt slay the wicked,

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David prayesh for deliverance. PSALMS. His comfort in trouble. 511. Cod: depart from me therefore, yeli 2 Let my prayer be set forth before bloody men.

thee as incense; and the lifting up of my 20 For they speak against thee wicked hands as the evening sacrifice. Ty, and thine enemies take thy name in vain. 3 Set a watch, 0 LORD, before my

21 Do not I hate them, O LORD, that moudi ; keep the door of my lips. hate thee? and am not I grieved with 4 Incline not my heart to any evil thing, those that rise up against thee?

to practise wicked works with men that 29 I hate them with perfect hatred : 1 work iniquity : and let me not eat of their count them mive enemies.

dainties. 23 Search me, O God, and know my 5 Let the righteous smite me ; it shall heart: try me, and know my thoughits : be a kindness : and let him reprove me;

24 And see if there be any wicked way it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. break my head : for yet my prayer also ... PSAL. CXL.

shall be in their calamities. David prayet to be delivered from Saul || 6 When their judges are overthrown in and Doeg.

|| stony places, they shall hear my words ; To the chief Musician, À Psalm of David. || for they are sweet. DELIVER me, O LORD, from the 1 7 Our bones are scattered at the grave's

V evil man : preserve me from the mouth, as when one cutteth and cleaveth violent man;

50ood upon the earth. 2 Which' imagine mischiefs in their 8 But mine eyes are unto thee, O GOD heart ; continually are they gathered to the LORD : in thce is my trust ; leave not gether for war.

my soul destitute. 3 They have sharpened their tongues 19 Keep me from the snare which they like a serpent; adders poison is under have laid for me, and the gins of the their lips. Selalı,

workers of iniquity. 4 Keep me, O Lord, from the hands 10 Let the wicked fall into their own of the wicked ; prescive me from the nets, whilst that I withal escape. violent man; who have purposed to over

PSAL. CXLII. throw my goings.

Davil shewetí that in his trouble all his 5 The proud have hid a share for comfort was in prayer unto God. me, and cords; they have spread a net Maschilcf David; A prayer when he was by the way side ; they have set gins for

in the cave, me. Selah.

i T CRIED unto the LORD with my voice; 6 I said unto the Lord, Thou art my with my voice unto the Lord did I God: hear the voice of my supplications, make my supplication. O LORD.

2 I poured out my complaint beford 70 God the Lord, the strength of my | him ; I shewed before him my trouble. salvation, thou hast covered my head in 3 When my spirit was overwhelmed the day of battle.

within me, then thou knewest my path. 8 Grant not, O LORD, the desires of. In the way wherein I walked harc thcy the wicked: furtler not his wicked de- 1 privily laid a snare for me. vice; lest they exalt themselves. Selal. 4 I looked on my right hand, and be:

9 As for the head of those that compass held, but there is no man that woulit me about, let the mischief of their own know me : refuge failed me; no man lips cover them.

cared for my soul. *10 Let burning coals fall upon them : 5 I cried unto thes, O LORD: I said, let them be cast into the fire ; isito deep i Thou art my refuge and my portion in pits, that they rise not up again. * the land of the living 'ii Let not an evil speaker be establish 6 Attend unto my cry; for I am ed in the earth: evil 'shall hunt tlic vio- | brought very low : deliver me from my lent man to overthrow him.

persccutors; for they are stronger than I. 12 I know that the LORD will main- 7 Bring my soul out of prison, that I. tain the cause of the alllicted, and the may praise thy name: the righteous shall right of the poor.

compass me about ; for thou shalt deal 13 Surely the righteous shall give thanks bountifully with me. unto thy name: the upright shall dwell

PSAL. CXLIII. in thy presence.

1 David prayeth for favour in judge PSAL. CXLI.

ment. 3 He complaineth of his griefs. 7 1 David prayeth that his suit may beac- He prayeth for grace, 9 for deliver-

cepluble, his conscience sincere, 7 and ance, 10 for sanclification, 12 for the his life safe from snares.

destruction of his enemies. A Psalm of David.

APsalm of David. I ORD), I cry into thee: make haste H EAR my prayer, O LORD, give ear to I unto me, give car unto my voice, i 1 my supplications: in thy faithfulness when I cry unto thee.

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512 David praeth for sanctification. PSALMS. He feraiseih God for his goodness.

2 And enter not into judgment with 1 9 I will sing a new song unto thee, O thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man God: upon a psaltery and an instrument living be justified.

of ten strings will I sing praises unto thee. 3 For the enemy hath persecuted my il 10 It is he that giveth salvation unco soul; he hath smitten my life down to the kings: who delivereth David his servant ground ; he hath made me to dwell in from the hurtful sword. darkness, as those that have been long 11 Rid me, and deliver me from the dcad.

hand of strange children, whose mouth 4 Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a within me ; my heart within me is des right hand of falsehood: olate.

12 That our sons may be as plants 5 I remember the days of old, I med. grown up in their youth; that our daughitate on all thy works ; I muse on the ters may be as corner stones, polished ufwork of thy hands.

ter the similitude of a palace : 6 I stretch forth my hands unto thee: 13 That our garners may be full, affordmy soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty | ing all manner of store ; that our sheep land. Selah.

may bring forth thousands and ten thou7 Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spir sands in our streets : it faileth : hide not thy face from me, lest 14 That our oxen may be strong to laI be like unto them that go down into bour; that there be no breaking in, nor the pit.

going out; that there be no complaining 8 Cause me to hear thy loving-kind in our streets. ness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: 15 Happy is that people, that is in such cause me to know the way wherein Ia case : yea, happy is that people, whose should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee. God is the LORD.

9 Deliver me, () LORD, from mine en "PSAL. CXLV. emies : I flee unto thee to hide me. 1 David praiseth God for his fame, 8

10 Teach me to do thy will ; for thou goodness, 11 kingilom, 14 providence, art my God: thy spirit is good ; lead me 17 and for his saving mercy. into the land of uprightness.

David's Psalm of praise. 11 Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's i T WILL extol thee, my God, ( king; sake: for thy righteousness' sake bring 1 and I will bless thy name for ever and my soul out of trouble.

ever. 12 And of thy mercy cut off mine ene- 1 2 Every day will I bless thee ; and I mies, and destroy all them that afllict my will praise thy name for ever and ever. soul : for I am thy servant.

il 3 Great is the LORD, and greatly to PSAL. CXLIV.

be praised; and his greatness is unsearch. 1 David blesseth God for his mercy. 5,able.

He prayeth that God would powerful 4 One generation shall praise thy works ly deliver him from his enemics. 9 He to another, and shall declare thy mighty promiseth to jiraise God. A Psalm of David.

5 I will speak of the glorious honour PLESSED be the LORD my strength, of thy majesty, and of thy wonderous

D wbich teacheth my hands to war, works. and my fingers to fight;

6 And inen shall speak of the might of 2 My goodness, and my fortress ; my thy teuible acts: and I will deciare thy high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, I greatness. and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my 1° 7 They shallalundantly utter the mempeople under me.

ory of thy great goodness, and shail sing 'S LORD, what is man, that thou takest of thy righteousness. knowledge of him! or the son of man, I 8 'The Lord is gracious, and full of that thou makest account of him! 1 compassion ; slow to anger, and of great

4 Man is like to vanity: his days are l mercy. as a shadow that passeth away.

9 The LORD is good to all : and his 5 Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come tender mercies are over all his works. down : touch the mountains, and they 1 10 All thy works shall praise thee, O shall smoke.

|| LORD ; and thy saints shall bless thee. 6 Cast forth lightning, and scatter 11 They shall speak of the glory of thy them : shoot out thine allows, and de kingelom, and talk of thy power ; - Uy tính.

12 To make known to the sons of men 7 Send thine hand from above; rid / his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty me, and deliver me out of great waters, of his kingilom. from the hand of strange children; 1 13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting king

8 Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and dom, and thy dominion endureth througatheir right hand is a right hand of false- out all generations.

1 14 The LORD upholdeth all that fall,

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David voweth fierpetual piraises. PSALMS. Exhortation to praise God. 513 and raiseth up all those that be bowed is pleasant ; and praise is comely. downi.

1 2 The LORD doth build up Jerusa15 The eyes of all wait upon thee ; lem : he gathereth together the outcasts and thou givest them their meat in due

The meat in due of Israel. season.

3 He healeth the broken in heart, and 16 Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing. 4 He telleth the number of the stars ;

17 The Lord is righteous in all his he calleth them all by their names. ways, and holy in all his works.

5 Great is our Lord, and of great 18 The Lord is nigh unto all them power : his understanding is infinite. that call upon him, to all that call upon 6 The LORD lifteth up the meek: he him in truth.

casteth the wicked down to the ground. 19 He will fulfil the desire of them that 7 Sing unto the LORD with thanksfear him: he also will hear their cry, and giving ; sing praise upon the harp unto will save them.

our God: 20 The LORD preserveth all them that 8 Who covereth the heaven with love him : but all the wicked will he || clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, destroy.

who maketh grass to grow upon the 21 My mouth shall speak the praise of || mountains. the Lord: and let all flesh bless his holy | 9 He giveth to the beast his food, and name for ever and ever:

I to the young ravens which cry.

10 He delighteth not in the strength 1 The psalinist voweth perpetual praises of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in

10 God. 3 He exhorteth not to crust in || the legs of a man. man. 5 God for his frower, justice, 11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them mercy, and kingdom, is only worthy | that fear him, in those that hope in his to be trusted in.

mercy. DRAISE ye the Lord. Praise the 12 Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; I LORD, O my soul.

praise thy God, () Zion. 2 While I live will I praise the LORD:1 13 For he hath strengthened the bar's I will sing praises unto my God while I of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children have any being.

l within thee. 3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in 14 He maketh peace in thy borders, and the son of man, in whom there is no help. || filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.

4 His breath goeth forth, he return 15 He sendeth forth his commandeth to his earth; in that very day his ment upon earth : his word runneth very . thoughts perish.

swiftly. 5 Happy is he that hath the God of Ja- 16 He giveth snow like wool: he scatcob for his help, whose hope is in the tereth the hoar-frost like ashes. Lord his God:

17 He casteth forth his ice like mor6 Which made heaven, and earth, the sels : who can stand before his cold? sea, and all that therein is : which keep-|| 18 He sendeth out his word, and melta. eth truth for ever:

eth them : he causeth his wind to blow, 7 Which executeth judgment for the || and the waters flow. oppressed: which giveth food to the hun 19 He sheweth his word unto Jacob, his gry. The LORD looseth the prisoners : statutes and his judgments unto Isracl.

8 The Lord openeth the eyes of the 20 He hath not dealt so with any nablind: the LORD raiseth them that are tion : and as for his judgments, they have bowed down : the Lord loveth the right- || not known them. Praise ve the LORD. eous :

PSAL. CXLVIII. 9 The Lord preserveth the strangers ; | 1 The psalmist exhorteth the celestial, 7 he relieveth the fatherless and widow: the terrestrial, 11 and the rational but the way of the wicked he turneth | creatures to praise God. upside down.

DRAISE ye the LORD. Praise ye the 10 The LORD shall reign for ever, even 1 Lord from the heavens : praise him thy God, o Zion, unto all generations. in the heights. Praise ye the LORD.

2 Praise ye him, all his angels : praise PSAL. CXLVII.

ye him, all his hosts. 1 The prophet exhorteth to praise God for 3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise

his care ofthechurch, 4 his power, 6 and him, all ye stars of light. his mercy; 7. for his fırovidence ; 12 for 4 Praise him, ve heavens of heavens, his blessings upon the kingdom ; 16 for and ye waters that be above the heavens. his power over the mettors; 19 and 5 Let them praise the name of the

for his ordinances in the church. | LORD : for he commanded, and they DRAISE ye the LORD ; for it is good were created. I to sing praises unto our God; for it! 6 He hath also stablished them for

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