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David reproves the wicked : PSALMS. He complains of his enemies.

11 In God have I put my trust: I will run continuaily : when he bendeth his bow pot be afraid what man can do unto me. to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in

12 Thy vows are upon me, O God: 1 pieces. will render praises unto thee.

8 As a snail which melteth, let every one 13 For thou hast delivered my soul from of them pass away : like the untimely birth death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from of a woman, that they may not see the sun. falling, that I may walk before God in the 9 Before your pots can feel the thorns, light of the living?

he shall take them away as with a whirlPSALM LVII.

wind, both living, and in his wrath. T To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, 10 The righteous shall rejoice when he

Michtam of David, when he fled from seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his Saul in the cave.

feet in the blood of the wicked. E merciful unto me, O God, be mer-1. 11 So that a man shall say, Verily there

: in thee : yea, in the shadow of thy wings a God that judgeth in the earth. will I make my refuge, until these calami

PSALM LIX. ties be overpast.

1 To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, 2 I will cry unto God Most High; unto Michtam of David; wben Saul sent, God that performeth all things for me. and they watched the house to kill him.

3 , and save me from the reproach of him that "sara DELIVER me from mine enemies, no

my God: : defend me from them that swallow me up. Selah. God shall send rise up against me. forth his mercy and his truth.

2 Deliver me from the workers of 4 My soul is among lions: and I lie even iniquity, and save me from bloody men. among them that are set on fire, even the 3 For lo, they lic in wait for my soul : sons of men, whose teeth are spears and the iniyhiy are gathered against me; not arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword. for my transgression, nor for my sin, O

5 Be thou exalted, o God, above the Lord. heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth. 4. 'They run and prepare theniselves

6 They have prepared a net for my without my fault: awake to help me, and steps ; my soul is bowed down: they have behoid. digged a pit before me, into the midst 5 Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah. the God of Israel, awake to visit all the

7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart heathen: be not merciful to any wicked is fixed: I will sing and give praise. transgressors. Selah.

8 Awake up, my glory; awake psaltery E They return at evening : they make and harp: I myself will awake early. a noise like a dog, and go round about the

9 I will praise thee, O LORD, among the city. people: I will sing unto thee among the Ī Bebold, they belch out with their nations.

mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, 10 For thy mercy is great unto the hea- say they, doth bear? vens, and thy truth unto the clouds. 8 But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at

11 Be thou exalted, O God, above the them; thou shalt have all the heathen in heavens: let thy glory be above all the earth. derision. PSALM LVIII.

9 Because of his strength will I wait 1 To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, upon thee: for God is my defence. Michtam of David.

10 The God of iny mercy

shall prevent ! let me see iny


upon congregation? do ye judge uprightly, mine enemies. O ye sons of men ?

11 Slay them not, lest my people for. Ź Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; get: scatter them by thy power; and ye weigh the violence of your hands in bring them down, O Lord our shield. the earth.

12 For the sin of their mouth and the 3 The wicked are estranged from the words of their lips le: them even be taken womb: they go astray as soon as they be in their pride: and for cursing and lying born, speaking lies.

which they speak. 4 Their poison is like the poison of a

13 Coosume them in wrath, consume serpent: they are like the deaf adder that thein, that they may not be: and let their stoppeth her ear;

kuow that God ruleth in Jacob unto the 5 Which will not bearken to the voice ends of the earth. Selah. of charmers, charming never so wisely. 14 And at evening let them return; and

6 Break their teeth, O God, in their let them make a noise like a dog, and go mouth: break out the great teeth of the round about the city. young lions, O LORD.

15 Let them wander up and down for 7 Let them melt away as waters which meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.


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David's comfort in God's promise. PSALMS. Power and mercy belong to God.

16 But I will sing of thy power ; yea, prepare mercy and trutti, which may I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morn- preserve him. ing: for thou hast been my defence and 8 So will I sing praise unto thy name for refuge in the day of my trouble. ever, that I may daily perform my vows. 17 Unto thee, O my Strength, will !

PSALM LXII. sing: for God is my defence, and the God 1 To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A of my mercy.

Psalm of David,

RULY my soul waiteth upon God: T To the chief Musician upon Shushan- from him cometh my salvation.

eduth, Michtam of David, to teach 2 He only is my rock and my salvation; when he strove with Arabi-naharaim and he is my defence; I shall not be greatly with Aram-zobah, when Joab returned, moved. and smote of Edom in the valley of Salt 3 How long will ye imagine mischief twelve thousand.

against a man? ye shall be slain all of O u wall shall ye be, and as

scattered us, thou hast been dis- a tottering fence. pleased; O turn thyself to us again. 4 They only consult to cast him dowa

2 Thou hast made the earth to trem- from his excellency: they delight in lies: ble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches they bless with their mouth, but they curse thereot'; for it shaketh.

inwardly. Selah. 3 Thou hast shewed thy people hard 5 My soul, wait thou only upon God; things: thou hast made us to drink the for my expectation is from him. wine of astonishment.

6 He only is my rock and my salvation : 4 Thou hast given a banner to them that he is my defence; I shall not be moved. fear thee, that it may be displayed because 7 In God is my salvation and my glory: of the truth. Selah.

the rock of my strength, and my refuge, 5 That thy beloved may be delivered ; is in God. save with thy right hand, and hear me. 8 Trust in him at all times; ye people,

6 God hath spoken in his holiness ; ! pour out your heart before himn: God is a will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and refuge for us. Selan. mete out the valley of Succoth.

9 Surely men of low degree are vanity, 7 Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; and men of high degree are a lie : to be Ephraim also is the strength of my head; laid in the balance, they are altogether Judah is my lawgiver;

Mighter than vanity. 8 Moab is my washpot ; over Edon will 10 Trust oot in oppression, and become I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph thou not vain in robbery: if riches increase set because of me.

not your


ироп them. 9 Who will bring me into the strong 11 God hath spoken once; twice hare city? who will lead me into Edom? I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.

io Wilt not thou, O God, which hadst 12 Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth cast us off? and thou, O God, which didst inercy: for thou renderest to every man not go out with our armies?

according to bis work. 11 Give us help from trouble: for vain

PSALM LXIII. is the help of man.

T A Psalm of David, when he was in the 12 Through God we shall do valiantly:

wilderness of Judah. for he it is that shall tread down our


GOD, thou art my God; early will enemies.

I seek thee : my soul thirsteth for PSALM LXI.

thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry T To the chief Musician upon Neginal, and thirsty land, where no water is ; A Psalm of David.

2 To see thy power and thy glory, so HEAR

EAR my cry, O God; attend unto as I have seen thee in the sanctuary, my prayer.

3 Because thy loving-kindness is better 2 From the end of the earth will I cry than life, my lips shall praise thee, unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: 4 Thus will I bless thec while I live: 1 lead me to the rock thut is higher than I. will lift up my hands in thy name.

3 For thou hast heen a shelter for me, 5 My soul shall be satisfied as with marand a strong tower from the enemy. row and fatness ; and my mouth shall

4 I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: praise thee with joyful lips : I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah. 6 When I remember thee upon my bed,

5 For thou, O God, hast heard my vows: and meditate on thee in the night watches. thou hast given me the heritage of those 7 Because thou hast been ny help, that fear thy name.

therefore in the shadow of thy wings will 6 Thou wilt prolong the king's life: and I rejoice. bis years as many generations.

8 My soul followeth hard after thee: 7. He shall abide before God for ever :lthy right hand upholdeth me.

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refuge for us. Selab.

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