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The heavens declare his righteousness,
thy | judgments, O Lord.
them out of the hand of the wicked. 'Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the up right in heart. Rejoice in the Lord, ye l righteous"; And give thanks at the remembrance of his
PSALM XCVII. 1,2,4-6,8-12.
MAKE a joyful noise un | to the Lord,
. ye lands. Serve the Lord with | gladness : Come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the Lord | he is God. It is he that hath made us, I and not | we our l 'selves: We are his people, And the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates | with thanks / giving, And in 1 to his courts with | praise :
And | bless 1 - his name.
For the Lord is good ;
BLESS the Lord, | O my soul :
tender |. mercies;
all that are oppressed. He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts an | to
the , children of Israel.
The Lord is merciful and gracious;
He liath not dealt with us | after our | sins;
As far as the east is from the west,
For he I knoweth our | frame;
For the wind passeth over it, and I it is gone;
everlasting upon | them that | fear him, And his righteousness ( unto children's children ;
To such as I keep his | covenant,
to | do them. The Lord hath prepared his , throne in the heavens; And his kingdom | ruleth over all.
Bless the Lord, 1 ye his / angels
do | minion :
PART 1. BLESS 1 the Lord, 01:•| my soul. 0 Lord my God, thou art | very great, Thou art | clothed with honour and majesty.
PART 2, He covereth himself with light,'ass with a garment: He stretcheth out the heavens | like a | curtain ; He layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters; He maketh the clouds his chariot ; he walketh upon
the wings of the wind. He maketh the winds his messengers, The flaming fire his ministers. He founded the earth up on its bases, That it might not be removed for I ever and I ever,
PART 3. Thou coveredst it with the deep, as with a garment, The waters | stood a | bove the , mountains. At thy re | buke they | fled ; At the voice of thy thunder they hasted away. They go up by the mountains, they go down | by
Near them shall the birds of the heavens have their i
habitations, Whick | sing among the branches. He watereth the hills from his chambers : The earth is satisfied with the fruit of thy I works He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb .
for the service of | man: He bringeth forth | fruit | out of the earth ; And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and
oil to make his face to shine, And bread which I strengthen eth man's heart. The trees of the Lord are full of sap : The cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted : Where the birds | make their | nests : As for the stork, the | fir trees I are her | house, The high hills are a refuge for the wild goals * And the rocks | for the cavies. He appointed the | moon for | seasons ; The sun | knoweth his going down.
PART 3 Thou makest darkness, and I it is ' night : Wherein all the beasts of the forest | do creep I forthia.
lions roar for their | prey, And I seek their meas from Goda The sun ariseth, they gather them | selves to I gether And lay them down in their dens. Man goeth furth un | to his work, And to his | labour un | til the evening. O Lord, how manifold | are thy | works! In wisdom | hast thou made them all : The earth is full of thy riches ! So is this I great and I wide sea :