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5. For the pillars of the earth are JEHOVAH's,

And he hath | set the world upon them. 6. He will keep the feet of his saints,

And the wicked shall be silent in darkness ; "For by strength shall no man prevail. 7. The adversaries of JEHOVAH shall be broken to pieces ; Out of heaven | shall he thunder upon

them: 8. JEHOVAH shall judge the | ends of the earth;

And he shall give strength to his king,
And exalt the horn of his anointed.

SELECTION 188. [Ps. lxxxix. 19.] 1. Then thou spakest in vision to thy holy one,

And saidst, I have laid help upon | one that is mighty;

I have exalted one | chosen out of the people. 2. I have found | David my servant;

With my holy | oil have I anointed him: 3. With whom my hand shall be established:

Mine arm | also shall strengthen him. 4. The enemy shall not exact upon him;

Nor the son of wickedness afflict him. 5. And I will beat down his foes be|fore his face,

And | will plague them that hate him. 6. But my faithfulness and my mercy | shall be with him :

And in my | name shall his horn be exalted. 7. I will set his hand also | in the sea,

And his right hand in the rivers. 8. He shall cry unto me, | Thou art my Father, My God, and the Rock of my

salvation !

CHANT 72.

SELECTION 189, [Deut. xxxii.] 1. Give ear,

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heavens! and I will speak; And hear, 0 earth, the words of my mouth. 2. My doctrine shall | drop as the rain,

My speech shall distil as the dew; 3. As the small rain upon the tender herb, And as the showers

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grass : 4. Because I will publish the name of JEHOVAH : Ascribe

ye | greatness to our God! 5. He is the Rock, his work is perfect :

For all his ways are judgment : 6. A God of truth and with out iniquity,

Both, I just and right is he. 7. Do ye thus re quite JEHOVAH,

O foolish | people and unwise ?
8. Is not he thy father | that hath bought thee ?
Hath he not | made thee, and established thee?
SELECTION 190.

[Deut. xxxii. 9.] 1. For JEHOVAH's portion is his people;

Jacob is the lot of his inheritance. 2. 'He found him in a | desert land,

And in the waste howling wilderness, 3. He led him asbout, he instructed him,

He kept him as the apple of his eye. 4. As an eagle stirreth | up her nest,

And fluttereth over her young, 5. Spreadeth a broad her wings,

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Taketh them, | beareth them on her wings: 6. So JEHOVAH allone did lead him, And there was!

no strange God with him. 7. He made him ride on the high places of the earth,

That he might eat the | increase of the fields ; 8. And he made him to suck honey | out of the rock,

And oil | out of the flinty rock.

SELECTION 191. [Deut. xxxii. 36.] 1. For Jehovah shall I judge his people,

And repent himself for his servants, 2. When he seeth that their / power is gone,

And there is none shut up, or left. 3. For I lift up my | hand to heaven,

And I say, I live forever. 4. 'If I whet my | glittering sword,

And mine hand take hold on judgment; 5. I will render vengeance | to mine enemies,

And I will reward them that hate me. 6. I will make mine arrows | drunk with blood,

And my sword shall devour flesh; 7. With the blood of the slain and / of the captives,

From the beginning of revenges upon the enemy. 8. Rejoice, 0 ye nations | with his people :

For he will alvenge the blood of his servants, 9. And will render vengeance to his adversaries,

And will be merciful to his land, to his people.

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SELECTION 192. [Ps. xliii.] 1. Judge me, O God! and | plead my cause,

Against an unsgodly nation:

o deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man! 2. For thou art the God of my strength: Why dost thou | cast me off?

[enemy? Why go I mourning, because of the opspression of the 3. O send out thy | light and thy truth! Let them | lead me;

[nacles. Let them bring me to thy holy hill, and to thy taber4. Then will I go unto the altar of God,

Unto God my exceeding joy:

Yea, upon the harp will I l praise thee, O God, my God! 5. Why art thou cast down, | O my soul?

3And why art thou dislquieted within me? 6. Hope | thou in God:

For I shall yet praise him,
Who is the health of my | countenance, and my

GOD.

SELECTION 193.

[Ps. lxxix. 8.] 1. O remember not against us | former iniquities!

Let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us:

For we are brought very low. 2. Help us, O God of our salvation ! For the glory | of thy name:

[sake. And deliver us, and purge away our | sins, for thy name's

3. Wherefore should the heathen say, | Where is their God?

Let him be known among the heathen | in our sight,

By the revenging of the blood of thy servants shed. 4. Let the sighing of the prisoner | come before thee;

According to the greatness of thy power,

Preserve thou those that are appointed to die; 5. And render unto our neighbors sevenfold,

Into their bosom | their reproach,

Wherewith they have reproach-ed thee, O Lord! 6. So we thy people and sheep of thy pasture

Will give thee | thanks for ever:
We will show forth thy | praise to all generations.

SELECTION 194. [Ps. lxxxvi. 14.] 1. O God, the proud are | risen against me,

And the assemblies of the violent have | sought my soul;

And have not set thee before them. 2. But | thou, O Lord,

Art à God full of compassion, and gracious,

Longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth. 3. O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me!

Give thy | strength to thy servant,

And save the son of thine handmaid. 4. Show me a | token for good ;

That those who hate me may see, and be ashamed:
Because thou, O JEHOVAH, hast helped me, and com-

forted me.

SELECTION 195.

[Ho. vi.] 1. Come, and let us re|turn to JEHOVAH:

For he hath torn, and he will heal us;

He hath smitten, and he will bind us up. 2. After two days will he revive us :

In the third day he will | raise us up,

And I we shall live in his sight. 3. Then | shall we know,

'If we follow on to know JEHOVAH.
4. His going forth is prespared as the morning;

And he shall come unto us | as the rain,
As the latter and former | rain unto the earth.

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