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David resorteth unto God.

THE

my heart

PSALMS. His love for God's service. TA Psalm of David.

TA Psalm of David. UDGE me, O LORD; for THE LORD is my light and I have walked in mine in

my salvation; whom shall I tegrity: I have trusted also in fear? the LORD is the strength the LORD; therefore I shall not of my life; of whom shall I be slide.

afraid? 2 Examine me, O LORD, and 2 When the wicked, even mine prove me; try my reins and enemies and my foes, came up

on me to eat up my flesh, they 3 For thy loving-kindness is stumbled and fell. before mine eyes: and I have 3 Though an host should enwalked in thy truth.

camp against me, my heart shall 4 I have not sat with vain per- not fear: though war should sons, neither will I go in with rise against me, in this will I be dissemblers.

confident. 5 I have hated the congrega- 4 One thing have I desired of . tion of evil doers; and will not the LORD, that will I seek after; sit with the wicked.

that I may dwell in the house 6 I will wash my hands in of the Lord all the days of my innocency: so will I compass life, to behold the beauty of thine altar, O LORD:

the LORD, and to inquire in his 7 That I may publish with the temple. voice of thanksgiving, and tell 5 For in the time of trouble of all thy wondrous works. he shall hide me in his pavilion:

8 LORD, I have loved the in the secret of his tabernacle habitation of thy house, and the shall he hide me; he shall set place where thine honour dwelme up upon a rock. leth.

6 And now shall mine head 9 Gather not my soul with be lifted up above mine enesinners, nor my life with bloody mies round about me: there

fore will I offer in his taberna10 In whose hands is mischief, cle sacrifices of joy ; I will sing, and their right hand is full of yea, I will sing praises unto the bribes.

LORD. 11 But as for me, I will walk 7 Hear, O LORD, when I cry in mine integrity: redeem me, with my voice: have mercy also and be merciful unto me.

upon me, and answer me. 12 My foot standeth in an even 8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my place : in the congregations will face; my heart said unto thee, I bless the LORD.

Thy face, LORD, will I seek. PSALM XXVII.

9 Hide not thy face far from 1 David's faith in the power of God as his me; put not thy servant away continual safeguard : 4 his love for the service in anger: thou hast been my of God: 7 he prayeth for future grace and

help ; leave me not, neither

men:

assistance

David prayeth for God's

PSALMS.

help against the wicked. forsake me, O God of my sal- of their hands; render to them vation.

their desert. 10 When my father and my 5 Because they regard not the mother forsake me, then the works of the LORD, nor the LORD will take me up.

operation of his hands, he shall 11 Teach me thy way, 0 destroy them, and not build LORD, and lead me in a plain | them up. path, because of mine enemies. 6 Blessed be the Lord, be

12 Deliver me not over unto cause he hath heard the voice the will of mine enemies : for of my supplications. false witnesses are risen up 7 The Lord is my strength, against me, and such as breathe and my shield; my heart trustout cruelty.

ed in him, and I am helped : 13 I had fainted, unless I had therefore my heart greatly rebelieved to see the goodness of joiceth ; and with my song will the Lord in the land of the I praise him. living

8 The LORD is their strength, 14 °Wait on the LORD: he and he is the saving strength of good courage, and he shall of his anointed. strengthen thine heart: wait, I

9 Save thy people, and bless say, on the LORD.

thine inheritance : feed them

also, and lift them up for ever. PSALM XXVIII.

PSALM XXIX. } David prayeth earnestly for God's help against the wicked : 6 he blesseth God for his gracious

1 David exhorteth princes to give glory to God. succour : 9 he prayeth for the people.

3 by reason of his power, 11 and protection

of his people. TA Psalm of David.

TA Psalm of David. 0

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IVE unto the LORD, O LORD my rock; be not ye mighty, give unto the silent to me : lest, if thou be si- LORD glory and strength. lent to me, I become like them 2 Give unto the LORD the that go down into the pit. glory due unto his name ; wor

2 Hear the voice of my sup- ship the LORD in the beauty of plications, when I cry unto thee, holiness. when I lift up my hands toward 3 The voice of the LORD 2: thy holy oracle.

upon the waters: the God of 3 Draw me not away with the glory thundereth : the LORD i wicked, and with the workers upon many waters. of iniquity, which speak peace

4 The voice of the LORD ¿: to their neighbours, but mischief powerful ; the voice of the is in their hearts.

LORD is full of majesty. 4 4. Give them according to 5 The voice of the LORI their deeds, and according to breaketh the cedars; yea, the wickedness of their endeav- LORD breaketh the cedars of ours : give them after the work Lebanon.

UNTO thee will I cry,

; yea, the

his glory.

David exhorteth

PSALMS.

to praise God. 6 He maketh them also to

a night, but joy cometh in the kip like a calf; Lebanon and morning. Sirion like a young unicorn. 6 And in my prosperity I said, 7 The voice of the LORD di- I shall never be moved. rideth the flames of fire.

7 LORD, by thy favour thou 8 The voice of the LORD sha- hast made my mountain to stand reth the wilderness; the LORD strong: thou didst hide thy face, shaketh the wilderness of Ka- and I was troubled. lesh.

8 I cried to thee, O LORD; 9 The voice of the LORD ma- and unto the LORD I made supreth the hinds to calve, and dis- plication. overeth the forests: and in his 9 What profit is there in my emple doth every one speak of blood, when I go down to the

pit? Shall the dust praise thee ? 10 The LORD sitteth upon the shall it declare thy truth? lood; yea, the LORD sitteth 10 Hear, O LORD, and have King for ever.

mercy upon me : LORD, be thou 11 The LORD will give strength my helper. into his people; the LORD will 11 Thou hast turned for me bless his people with peace. my mourning into dancing:

thou hast put off my sackcloth, PSALM XXX.

and girded me with gladness ; | David praiseth God for his deliverance : 4 he 12 To the end that my glory exhorteih others to praise him by the example of God's dealing with him.

may sing praise to thee, and TA Psalm and Song at the dedication not be silent. O LORD my God, of the house of David.

I will give thanks unto thee for I

WILL extol thee, O LORD; ever.
for thou hast lifted me up,

PSALM XXXI.
and hast not made my foes to
rejoice over me

1 David shewing his confidence in God, craveth

his help: 7 he rejoiceth in God's mercy : 9 he 2 0 LORD my God, I cried

prayeth in his calamity : 19 he extolleth God's unto thee, and thou hast healed goodness toward them that fear him : 21 he

blesseth him for the kindness which he himself

had experienced : 23 he exciteth the faithful 3 O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave : 1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of

David. thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit. TN thee, . Lord, do I put

4 Sing unto the LORD, O ye my trust; let me never be saints of his, and give thanks ashamed: deliver me in thy at the remembrance of his holi- righteousness.

2 Bow down thine ear to me; 5 For his anger endureth but deliver me speedily: be thou a moment; in his favour is my strong rock, for an house life: weeping may endure for l of defence to save me.

me,

to love and trust in him.

ness.

21

David prayeth

PSAI MS.

in his calamity.

me.

room.

3 For thou art my rock and 14 But I trusted in thee, O my fortress; therefore for thy LORD: I said, Thou art my name's sake lead me, and guide God.

15 My times are in thy hand: 4 Pull me out of the net that deliver me from the hand of they have laid privily for me: mine enemies, and from them for thou art my strength. that persecute me.

5 Into thine hand I commit my 16 Make thy face to shine spirit: thou hast redeemed me, upon thy servant: save me for O LORD God of truth.

thy mercies' sake. 6 I have hated them that re- 17 Let me not be ashamed, O gard lying vanities : but I trust LORD; for I have called upon in the LORD.

thee: let the wicked be asha7 I will be glad and rejoice in med, and let them be silent in thy mercy: for thou hast con- the grave. sidered my trouble ; thou hast 18 Let the lying lips be put to known my soul in adversities ; silence; which speak grievous

8 And hast not shut me up things proudly and contemptuinto the hand of the enemy: ously against the righteous. thou hast set my foot in a large

19 Oh how great is thy good

ness, which thou hast laid up for 9 Have mercy upon me, o them that fear thee; which thou LORD, for I am in trouble: hast wrought for them that trust mine eye is consumed with grief, in thee before the sons of men! yea, my soul and my belly. 20 Thou shalt hide them in

10 For my life is spent with the secret of thy presence from grief, and my years with sigh- the pride of man: thou shalt ing: my strength faileth be- keep them secretly in a pavilion cause of mine iniquity, and my from the strife of tongues. bones are consumed.

21 Blessed be the LORD : for 11 I was a reproach among he hath shewed me his marvelall mine enemies, but especially lous kindness in a strong city. among my neighbours, and a 2

22 For I said in my haste, I fear to mine acquaintance: they am cut off from before thine that did see me without fled eyes : nevertheless thou heard

est the voice of my supplica12 I am forgotten as a dead tions when I cried unto thee. . man out of mind: I am like a 23 O love the LORD, all ye

his broken vessel.

saints: for the LORD preserv13 For I have heard the slan-eth the faithful, and plentifully der of many : fear was on every rewardeth the proud doer. side: while they took counsel 24 Be of good courage, and he together against me, they de- shall strengthen your heart, all vised to take away my life.

ye that hope in the LORD.

from me.

Remission of sins a great blessing. PSALMS. David praiseth God's goodness. PSALM XXXII.

be held in with bit and bridle, 1 The blessedness of him whose sins are for- lest they come near unto thee. giden. 3 Confession of sins giveth ease to the conscience. 8 David exhorteth others to a

10 Many sorrows shall be to well-regulated conduct by the blessings which the wicked: but he that trustattend it.

eth in the LORD, mercy shall TA Psalm of David, Maschil.

compass him about. BLI

LESSED is he whose trans- 11 Be glad in the LORD, and

gression is forgiven, whose rejoice, ye righteous: and shout sin is covered.

for joy, all ye that are upright 2 Blessed is the man unto in heart. whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit

PSALM XXXIII. there is no guile.

1 The faithful are called upon to praise God for 3 When I kept silence, my his goodness; 6 for his power seen in his bones waxed old through my

works of creation, and in the stability of his

counsel ; 12 and for his providence, 18 and roaring all the day long.

especial care over good men. 20 Confidence

is therefore to be placed in God. 4 For day and night thy hand

moisture is turned into the drought I BEJOICE in the LORD, O

is of summer. Selah.

comely for the upright. 5 I acknowledged my sin un- 2 Praise the LORD with harp: to thee, and mine iniquity have sing unto him with the psalI not hid. I said, I will con- tery and an instrument of ten fess my transgressions unto the strings. LORD, and thou forgavest the 3 Sing unto him a new song ; iniquity of my sin. Selah. play skilfully with a loud noise.

6 For this shall every one that 4 For the word of the LORD is godly pray unto thee in a is right; and all his works are time when thou mayest be done in truth. found : surely in the floods of 5 He loveth righteousness and great waters they shall not come judgment: the earth is full of nigh unto him.

the goodness of the LORD. ỹ Thou art my hiding-place; 6 By the word of the LORD thou shalt preserve me from were the heavens made; and trouble; thou shalt compass me all the host of them by the about with songs of deliverance. breath of his mouth. Selah.

7 He gathereth the waters of 8 I will instruct thee, and teach the sea together as an heap: thee in the way which thou he layeth up the depth in storeshalt go: I will guide thee with houses.

8 Let all the earth fear the 9 Be ye not as the horse, or as LORD: let all the inhabitants of the mule, which have no under- the world stand in awe of him. standing: whose mouth must 9 For he spake, and it was

mine eye.

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