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5. For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary ;

From the heavens did JE|Hovan behold the earth; 6. To hear the groaning | of the prisoner ;

To release the sons of death; 7. To declare the name of JEHOVAH in Zion,

And his | praise in Jerusalem ; 8. When the people are gathered together,

And the kingdoms, to serve JEHOVAH.

SELECTION 107. [Ps. cii. 23.] 1. Hear my prayer, | O JEHOVAH,

And let my | cry come unto thee. 2. He weakened my | strength in the way ;

He shorten-ed my days. 3. I said, O my God, take me not away in the midst of my

days : Thy years are to generation of generations. 4. Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth ;

And the heavens are the work of thy hands. 5. They shall perish, but thou shalt stand:

Yea, all of them | shall wax old like a garment; 6. As a vesture | shalt thou change them,

And they shall be changed : 7. But thou art the same,

And thy 1 years shall have no end. 8. The children of thy servants shall continue,

And their seed shall be established before thy face.

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SELECTION 108. [Ps. cxix. 121.] 1. I have done | judgment and justice:

Leave me | not to mine oppressors. 2. Be surety for thy | servant for good ;

Let | not the proud oppress me.
3. Mine eyes fail for thy salvation,

And for the word of thy righteousness.
4. Deal with thy servant according | to thy mercy,

And | teach thou me thy statutes.
5. I am thy servant; give me | understanding,

That I may know thy testimonies.
6. It is time for JE|HOVAH to work;

For they have made void thy law. 7. Therefore I love thy commandments | more than gold;

And more than fine gold.
8. Therefore all thy precepts concerning all things do I es-

teem right;
And every | false way do I hate.

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SELECTION 109.

[Ps. cxix. 145.] 1. I cried with all the heart; hear me, | O JEHOVAH :

Thy | statutes will I keep.
2. I cried unto | thee: O save me,

And I will keep thy testimonies.
3. I preceded the dawn, and cried ;

I s ho-ped in thy word.

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4. Mine eyes an|ticipate the watches,

That I might meditate in thy word. 5. Hear my voice according to thy kindness :

O JEHOVAH, revive me according to thy judgment. 6. They draw near that follow mischief:

They are far from thy law. 7. Thou art near, | O JEHOVAH,

And all thy commandments are truth. 8. Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old,

That thou hast | founded them forever.

SELECTION 110. [Ps. cxix. 161.] 1. Princes have persecuted me with out a cause ; But

my heart doth | tremble at thy word. 2. I rejoice at thy word,

As one that I findeth great spoil. 3. Falsehood do I hate and abhor :

But I do love thy law. 4. Seven times a day do I praise thee,

Because of the judgments of thy justice. 5. Great peace have they who I love thy law ;

And no stumbling-block have they. 6. O JEHOVAH, I have hoped for thy salvation,

And thy commandments have I done. 7. My soul hath | kept thy testimonies;

And exceedingly do I love them. 8. I have kept thy precepts / and thy testimonies :

For | all my ways are before thee.

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SELECTION 111. [Ps. cxix. 105.) 1. Thy word is a | lamp to my feet,

And a light unto my path. 2. I have sworn, and I will perform,

That I will keep the judgments of thy justice. 3. I am afflicted very much :

Revive me, o 'JEHOVAH, according to thy word. 4. Accept, I beseech thee, the free-will-offerings of my mouth,

O JEHOVAH, And' | teach thou me thy judgments. 5. My soul is continually | in my hand :

Yet do I not forget thy law. 6. The wicked have laid a | snare for me ;

Yet I have not wandered from thy precepts. 7. I have inherited thy testimonies | forever ;

For they are the rejoicing of my heart. 8. I have in clined my heart

To perform thy statutes | always, to the end.

SELECTION 112. [Ps. cxix. 97.] 1. O how I love thy law !

It is my meditation all the day. 2. Thou, through thy commandments, hast made me wiser

than mine enemies ; For | they are ever with me. 3. I have more understanding than | all my teachers;

For thy testimonies / are my meditation.

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4. I understand | more than the ancients,

Be cause I keep thy precepts. 5. I have refrained my feet from every | evil way,

That I might keep thy word. 6. I have not departed from thy judgments;

For thou hast taught me. 7. How sweet are thy | words to my taste !

Sweeter than | honey to my mouth! 8. Through thy precepts I get understanding;

Therefore every | false way do I hate.

SELECTION 113. [Ps. cxix. 113.) 1. I hate doubting thoughts;

But I do love thy law. 2. Thou art my hiding-place and my shield :

I hope in thy word. 3. Depart from me, ye | evil-doers;

For I will keep the commandments of my God. 4. Uphold me according to thy word, that | I may live;

And let me not be ashamed of my hope. 5. Hold thou me up, and I | shall be safe;

And I will have respect to thy statutes always. 6. Thou treadest down all that stray from thy statutes ;

For | vain is their deceit. 7. Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth as dross ;

Therefore do I love thy testimonies. 8. My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; And of thy | judgments I am afraid.

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