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Christ's kingdom expressed. PSALMS. Sundry prayers, praises, da

2 For his merciful kindness is great to 27 God is the LORD, which hath shewed ward us: and the truth of the Lord en- us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, cren dureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD. unto the horns of the altar. PSALM CXVIII.

28 Thou art my God, and I will praise O GIVE thanks unto the LORD ; for hus thee: thou art my God, wilLexalt thee, for erer.

is good : for his mercy endurcth for ever. 2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy en

PSALM CXIX, dureth for ever.

ALEPH. 3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that BLESSED are the undefiled in the way, 4 Let them now that fear the Lord say, 2 Blessed are they that keep his testithat bis mercy endureth for ever. monies, and that seek him with the whole

5 I called upon the Lord in distress: the heart. Lord answered me, and set me in a large 3 They also do no iniquity : they walk place.

6 The Lord is on my side; I will not 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy fear: what can man do unto me? precepts diligently.

7 The Lord taketh my part with them 5 O that my ways were directed to keep that help me: therefore shall I see my dle-thy statutes! sire upon them that hate me.

6 Then shall I not be ashamed, when I 8 It is better to trust in the Lord than have respect unto all thy commandments. to put confidence in man.

7 I will praise thee with uprightness of 9 It is better to trust in the LORD than heart, when I shall have learned thy rightto put confidence in princes.

eous judgments. 10 All nations compassed me about: but 8 I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me in the name of the LORD will I destroy not utterly. them.

BETH. 11 They compassed me about; yea, 9 Wherewith shall a young man cleanse they compassed me about: but in the name his way? by taking heed thereto according of the LORD I will destroy them.

to thy word 12 They compassed me about like bees; 10' With my whole heart have I sought they are quenched as the fire of thorns : for thee: 0 let me not wander from thy comin the name of the LORD I will destroy them. mandments.

13 Thou hast thrust sore at me that I 11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, might fall : but the Lord helped me. that I might not sin against thee.

14 The Lord is my strength and song, 12 Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me and is become my salvation.

thy statutes. 15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation 13 With my lips have I declared all the is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the judgments of thy mouth. right hand of the Lord doeth valiantly. 14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy tes

16 The right hand of the Lord is exalt-timonies, as much as in all riches. ed: the right hand of the Lord doeth va 15 I will meditate in thy precepts, and Jiantly.

have respect unto thy ways. 17 I shall not die, but live, and declare 16 I will delight myself in thy statutes : the works of the LORD.

I will not forget thy word. 18 The LORD hath chastened me sore;

GÍMEL. but he hath not given me over unto death. 17 Deal bountifully with thy servant,

19 Open to me the gates of righteous- that I may live, and keep thy word. ness: I'will go into them, and I will praise 18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may bethe LORD :

hold wondrous things out of thy law. 20 This gate of the LORD, into which the 19 I am a stranger in the earth : hide righteous shall enter.

not thy commandments from me. 21 I will praise thee : for thou hast heard 20 My soul breaketh for the longing thet me, and art become my salvation. it hath unto thy judgments at all times.

22 The stone which the builders refused 21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are is become the head stone of the corner. cursed, which do err from thy command

23 This is the Lord's doing; it is mar- ments. vellous in our eyes.

22 Remove from me reproach and con24 This is the day which the Lord hath tempt; for I have kept thy testimonies. made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. 23 Princes also did sit and speak against

25 Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD : me: but thy servant did meditate in thy O LORD, I beseech thee, send now pros- statutes. perity.

24 Thy testimonies also are my delight, 26 Blessed be he that cometh in the name and my counsellors. of the LORD : we have blessed you out of

DALETH the house of the LORD.

25 My soul cleareth unto the dust.


The meditations of Durid. PSALMS. His prayer and promises. quicken thou ine according to thy word. cause of the wicked that forsake thy law.

26 I have declared my ways, and thou 54 Thy statutes have been my songs in heardest me: teach me thy statutes. the house of my pilgrimage.

27 Make me to understand the way of thy 55 I have remembered thy name, O precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law. works.

| 56 This I had, because I kept thy pre28 My soul melteth for heaviness : cepts. strengthen thou me according unto thy

CHETH. word.

57 Thou art my portion, O LORD : 1 29 Remove froin me the way of lring :' have said that I would keep thy words. and grant me thy law graciously. 158 I entreated thy favour with my whole

30 I have chosen the way of truth: thy heart : be merciful unto me according to judgments have I laid before me.

ithy word. 31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: 0 59 I thought on my ways, and turned Lord, put me not to share.

my feet unto thy testimonies. 32 I will run the way of thy command- 60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep meats, u ben thou shalt enlarge my heart. thy commandments. HE.

61 The bands of the wicked hare robbed 33 Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy me: but I have not forgotten thy law. statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end. 62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks

34 Give me understanding, and I shall upio thee, because of thy righteous judgkeep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with ments. my whole heart.

163 I am a companion of all them that 35 Make me to go in the path of thy fear thee, and of them that keep thy precommandinents; for therein do I delight. cepts.

36 Incline my heart onto thy testimo- 61 The earth, O LORD, is full of thy pies, and not to covetousness.

mercy: teach me thy statutes. 37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding

TETH. vanity; and quicken thou me in the way. 1 65 Thou hast dealt well with the ser

38 Stablish thy word unto thy servant, sant, O LORD, according unto thy word. who is devoted to thy fear.

66 Teach me good judgment and know39 Turn away my reproach which I ledge: for I have believed thy commandfear: for thy judgments are good.

Incints. 40 Behold, I have longed after thv pre 67 Before I was aflicted I went astray cepts: quieken me in thy righteousness. but now have I kept thy word. VAU.

i 68 Thou art good, and doest good; tcach 41 Let thy mercies come also unto me.! me thy statutes. O LORD, eren thy salvation, according to: 69 The proud have forged a lie against thy word.

me: but I will keep this precepts with my 42 So shall I have wherewith to answer whole heart. him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy 70 Their heart is as fat as grense: lint word.

I delight in thy law. 43 And take not the word of truth ut.' 71 It is good for me that I have been af. terly out of my mouth; for I bare hoped ticted ; that I might learn thy statutes. in ihy judgments.

172 The law of thy mouth is better to 44 So shall I keep th: law continually me than thousands of gold and silver. for ever and ever.

JOD. 45 And I will walk at liberty : for I seek! *3 Thy hands have made me and thy precepts.

fashioned me; give me understabilirik. 46 I will speak of thy testimonics also that I may leam thy commandments. before kings, and will not be aslaned. 7 They that fear thce will be glad when

47 And I will delight inyself in thy com- ther see toe; because I have hoped in they mandinents, which I bare loved a

mori. 4S Niy hands also will I lift up unu) thy 16 I know, O LORD, that the judgments Copiandmets, which I hare loved; and, &t right, and that thou in faithfulner last I will ncdiate in thy statutos.

atilicted me. ZAIN.

176 Let, I pray ther, thy merciful kind 49 Renuns the word unto thy ser-'ness be for iny comfort, according to the rani, upon witsch thou hast caused me to word unto thiy servant. kone,

77 Let thy tender mercies come unto 60 This is my comfort in my affliction : me, that I may live: for thy law is now alfor thy word hath quickened me. .

51 The proud have had me greatly in d. Let the proud be ashamed: fort!! rision: yce bave I pot declined froni thy lati, de: It perversely with me without a cau :

52 I remembered thy judgincuts of old, but I will meditate in the precepts. O Lord); and have conforted mystir

9 Let there that fearliee turp unto me, 53 Horror beth takep hold upon Die bo- and those that have known the test 15 .

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The complaint of David. PSALMS. The ward of God a light. 80 Let my heart be sound in thy stal 107 I am alilitrut vry much: quicken tutes; that I be not ashamed.

me, O LON), uscirding to thy word. CAPII.

105 Acepit, I brestmin luce, the free-will81 My soul fainteth for thy salvation: offerings of iny mouth, O LORD, and teachi but I hope in thy word.

me the judgments. 82 Mine eyes fail for the word, saying, 109 My soul is continually in my hand: When wilt thou comfort me?

yet do I not forget the law. 83 For I am become like a bottle in the 110 The wicked have laid a snare for smoke; yet do I not forget the statutes. me: yet I erred not from thy precepts.

84 How many are the days of thy ser- 111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an vant! when wilt thou execute judgment heritage for ever : for they are the rejoicing on them that persecute me?

of my heart. 85 The proud have digged pits for me, 112 I have inclined my heart to perform which are not after thy law.

thy statutes alway, anon into the end. 86 All thy commandments are faithful;/

SAMECH. they persecute me wrongfully; help thou 113 I hate voin thoughts : but thy law

do I love. 87 They had allaost consumed me upon 114 Thou art my hiding-place and my earth; but I forsook not the precepis. shirld: I hope in the word.

89 Quicken 00 after thy lovin-in- 115 Depart froin me, ye evil-doers: for ness; so shall I keep the testimony of iliy I wil keep the commandmepts of my God. mouth.

116 Upholil me according unto iliy LAMED.

word, that I mar live: and let me not be 89 For ever, O Lord), thy word is settled assamed of my hope. in heaven.

1 117 llold thou a ll"), and I shall be 90 Thy faithfulness is unto all genera- safe: and I will have respect uuto thy stations: thou hast established the earth, and tutes continually. it abidethi.

113 Thou hast trodden down all thien 91 Tiey continue this day according to that crr from this statutes : for their deceit thine ordinances : for all are thy servants. jis fulsel:ood.

92 Cress the law had been my delights, 119 Thou puttcst away all the wicked I should then have perished in mine ahlic- of the parth like dross: therefore I love thy

testimonies. 93 I will never forget ths prccepts: for 10 al fesh tromlet for ferr of tre; with them thou hast quickened me. and I en afraid of hy jech;ments. 94 I am thine, sare ine; for I liars

AIN. sought thy precepts.

121 In ve done judgment and justice : 95 The wicked hare waited for me to leave me not to mine oppressors. destror me : but I will consider thy testi 132 E surety for thy servant for good : movies.

let ning the proud oppress nie. 96 I hare seen an end of all perfection: 193 liine eres fail for tus salvation, and but the commandment is exceeding broad. for tie word of this righteousness. MEM.

124 Deal with the serrant according 97 O how love I thy law! it is my mcdi- unto this meror, .1X! te mail?! satries. tution all the day.

15 ( 62! Disserunt; give me urler93 Thou through the commandments standing that I mar know the testimonies.. hasi made me wiser than inine enemies: for 126 it is time for ther, Lon, in work: they are ever with me.

for they have made void thv lai. 99 I have nizore understunding than all 127 Therefore I love this cominandments my teachers: for thy testimonies are my alove gold ; vea, above fine goll. ineditation.

129 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts 100 ( understand more than the ancients. concerning all things to be richt; and I because I keep thy precepts.

hate every false way. 101 I have refrained mi icet from every esil war, that I might keep thy word. 199 Thr testimonies are wonderful:

10? I have not departed from thy judg- therefore doth my soul keep ther. ments: for thou hast taught me.

130 The cotrilce of the words giveth 103 How swent are thy words unto my light; ii girit's understanding unto tlie 1.**...! yri, Ei thait honey to my simpic.

| 131 [ O rdiny mouth, and panted : 101 Tiroler thr procents I get under- for I h earty commandments. landin: irrefore hace every false way. 132 look that upauil me, and be merci.

ful uno!", anhou usest to do unto those 105 Tur word is a lamp uinto my feet, that love then . and a liglit unto my path.

133 Order 2 steps in thy word: and 108. I have nivorii, and I will perform it,'let not usini ilir hare doininion over that I will keep the righteous judgments. Inc.

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The zeal of David.


He prays against Doeg. 134 Deliver me from the oppression of a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of man; so will I keep thy precepts.

thy word. 135 Make thy face to shine upon thy 162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that servant: and teach me thy statutes. findeth great spoil.

136 Rivers of waters run down mine 163 I hate and abhor lying: but thy law eyes, because they keep not thy law. do I love. TSADDI.

164 Seven times a day do I praise thee, 137 Righteous art thou, O LORD, and because of thy righteous judgments. upright are thy judgments.

165 Great peace have they which love 135 Thy testimonies that thou hast com- thy law: and nothing shall oftend them. manded are righteous and very faithful. I 166 Lord, I have hoped for thy salvation,

139 My zeal hath consumed me; because and done thy commandments. mine enemies have forgotten thy words. 1 167 My soul hath kept thy testimonies;

140 Thy word is very pure: therefore and I love them exceedingly. thy servant loveth it. :

168 I have kept thy precepts and thy 141 I am small and despised : yet do not testimonies: for all my ways are before thee. I forget thy preccpts.

TAU. 142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting169 Let my cry come near before thee, righteousness, and thy law is the truth. 10 Lord: give me understanding accord.

143 Trouble and anguish have taken ing to thy word. hold on me: yct thy commandments are 170 Let my supplication come before my delights.

thee : deliver me according to thy word. 144 The righteousness of thy testimo- 171 My lips shall utter praise, when nies is everlasting: give me understanding, thou hast taught me thy statutes. and I shall live.

172 My tongue shall speak of thy word : KOPH.

| for all thy commandments are righteous 145 I cried with my whole heart; hear ness. me, O Lord: I will keep thy statutes. 173 Let thine hand help me; for I have

146 I cried unto thee : save me, and I|chosen thy precepts. shall keep thy testimonies.

| 174 I have longed for thy salvation, ( 147 I prevented the dawning of the LORD; and thy law is my delight. morning, and cried : I hoped in thy word. ! 175 Let my soul live, and it shall praise

148 Mine eyes prevent the night-watches, thee; and let thy judgments help me. that I might meditate in thy word. T 176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep;

149 Hear my voice, according unto thy seck thy servant; for I do not forget thy loving-kindness: 0 LORD, quicken me ac-commandments. cording to thy judgment.

PSALM CXX. 150 They draw nigh that follow aster

1 A Song of degrees. mischief: they are far from thy law. TN my distress I cried unto the LORD,

151 Thou art near, ( Lord; and all) and he heard me. thy commandments are truth.

12 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying 152 Concerning thy testimonies I have lips, and from a deceitful tongue. known of old that thou hast founded them 3 What shall be given unto thee? or for ever.

what shall be done unto thee, thou false RESH.

tongue ? 153 Consider mine affliction, and de- 4 Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals liver me: for I do not forget thy law. of juniper.

154 Plead my cause, and deliver me : 5 Wo is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, quicken me according to thy word. that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!

155 Salvation is far from the wicked : 6 My soul hath long dwelt with him for they seck not thy statutes.

that hateth peace. 156 Great are thy tender mercies, 0 7 I am for peace: but when I speak, LORD : quicken me according to thy judg- they are for war. ments.

PSALM CXXI. 157 Many are my persecutors and mine!

JA Song of degrees. enemies: yet do I not decline from thy T WILL lift up mine eyes unto the hills, testimonies.

I. from whence cometh my help. 158 I beheld the transgressors, and was 2 My help cometh from the Lord, which grieved; because they kept not thy word. made heaven and earth.

159 Consider how I love thy precepts: 3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: Guicken me, O Lord, according to thy he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Tovinc-kindness.

14 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall 160 'Thy word is true from the begin-Incither slumber nor sleep." ning: and every one of thy righteous judo- 5 The Lord is thy keeper: the LORD ments endurrik for ever.

is thy shade upon thy right hand. SCHIN.

16 The sun shall not smite thee by day, 161 Princes have persecuted me without nor the moon by night.



The church's deliverance.

PSALMS. The virtue of God's blessing. 7 The Lord shall preserve thee from all rusalem, so the Lord is round about his evil: he shall preserve thy soul.

people from henceforth even for ever. 8 The LORD shall preserve thy going 3 For the rod of the wicked shall not out and thy coming in from this time forth, rest upon the lot of the rigliteous; lest the and eren for

righteous put forth their hands unto iniPSALM CXXII.

quity. I A Song of degrees of David. 4 Do good, O Lorn), unto those that be I WAS seda tehere they said unto me, good, and to tiem tirut are upright in their

2 Our feet shall stand within thy gates, 5 As for such as turn aside unto their 0 Jerusalem.

crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them 3 Jerusalem is builded as a city that is crth with the workers of iniquity : but compet together :

peace shull be upon Israel. 4 Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of

PSALM CXXVI. the LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to

TA Song of degrees. give thanks unto the name of the Lord. VIIEN the Lord turned again the 5 For there are set thrones of judgment, captivity of Zion, we

were like the thrones of the house of David.

them that dream. 6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem : they 2 Then was our mouth filled with laughshall prosper that love thee.

ter, and our tongue with singing: then said 7 Peace be within thy walls, and pros- they among the heathen, The Lord hath perity within thy palaces.

done great things for them. 8 For my brethren and companions' 3 The Lord hath done great things for sakes, I will now say, Peace be within us; whereaf we are glad. thee.

4 Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as 9 Because of the house of the Lord our the streams in the south. God I will seek thv good.

5 They that sow in tears shall reap in PSALMI CXXIII.

joy: SA Song of degrees.

6 He that goeth forth and weepeth, UNTO thee , litt upp eyes

, 0 tliou bearing precious seed, shall doubtless dwellest in the lieavens.

come again with rejoicing, bringing his 2 Behold, as the eyes of servants look sheaves with him. unto the hand of their misters, and as the

PSALM CXXVII. eves of a maiden unto the hand of her mis TA Song of degrees for Solomon. tress; so our eyes wait upon the Lord our

, God, until that he have mercy upon us,

they labour in vain that build it: ex3 Have mercy upon us, () Lord, have cept the LORD keep the city, the watchmercy upon us: for we are exceedingly man waketh but in vain. filled with contempt.

2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to 4 Our soul is exceedingly filled with sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: the scorning of those that are at ease, and for so he giveth his beloved sleep. with the contempt of the proud.

3 Lo, children are an heritage of the PSALM CXXIV.

LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his TA Song of degrees of David. reward. TF it had not been the LORD who was on 4 As arrows are in the hand of a mighty our sile, now may Israel say;

man; so are children of the youth. 2 If it had not been the LORD who was 5 Happy is the man that hath his quiver on our side, when men rose up against us: full of them: they shall not be ashamed,

3 Then tliey had swallowed us up quick, but they shall speak with the enemics in when their wrath was kindled against us: 4 Then the waters had overwhelmed us,

PSALM CXXVIII. the stream had gone orer our soul :

TA Song of degrees. 5 Then the proud waters had gone over BLESSED is every one that feareth the our soul.

that in 6 Blessed be the Lord, who hath not 2 For thou shalt eat the labour of thine given us as a prey to their teeth. hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be

7 Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the well with thee. snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, 3 Thy wile shall in as a fruitful vine by and we are escaped.

the sides of thine house: thiv children like Our help is in the name of the Lord, olive-plants round about thy table. who made heaven and earth.

4 Bebeld, that thus shall the man be PSALM CXXV.

blessed that feareth the LORD. 1 A Song of degrees.

5 The Lord shall bless thee out of Zion: THEY that trust in the Lord shall be and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem moved, but anth for ever.

6 Yea, thou shalt see thy children's 2 As the mounta: s are round about Je-'children, and peace upon Israel.

the gate.

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