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5 Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure,
6 Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours; and our enemies laugh among themselves.
7 Turn us again, O God of hosts, and cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved.
8 Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt; thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it.
9 Thou preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land.
10 The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars.
11 She sent out her boughs unto the sea, and her branches unto the river.
12 Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, so that all they which pass by the way do pluck her?
13 The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it.
14 Return, we beseech thee, O God of
hosts, look down from heaven, and behold, and visit this vine;
15 And the vineyard which thy_right hand hath planted, and the branch that. thou madest strong for thyself:
16 It is burnt with fire; it is cut down: they perish at the rebuke of thy counte
17 Let thy hand be upon the man of thy right hand, upon the son of man whom thou madest strong for thyself.
18 So will not we go back from thee: quicken us, and we will call upon thy
19 Turn us again, O Lord God of hosts, cause thy face to shine, and we shall be saved.
NING aloud unto God our strength: a make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
3 Blow up the trumpet in the new
moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn
4 For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.
5 This he ordained in Joseph for a tes timony, when he went out through the land of Egypt; where I heard a language that I understood not.
6 I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands were delivered from the pots.
7 Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder; I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.
8 Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me;
9 There shall no strange God be in thee neither shalt thou worship any strange god.
10 I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.
11 But my people would not hearken to my voice and Israel would none of me.
12 So I gave them up unto their own heart's lust; and they walked in their own counsels.
13 O that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!
14 I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.
15 The haters of the Lord should have submitted themselves unto him: but their time should have endured for ever.
16 He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.
OD standeth in the congregation of the mighty: he judgeth among the
2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah. 3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
4 Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked,
5 They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of
6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the Most High:
7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.
8 Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.
KEEP not thou silence, O God: hold
not thy peace, and be not still, O
2 For, lo, thine enemies make a tumult; and they that hate thee have lifted up the head.
3 They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden ones.
4 They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.
5. For they have consulted together with one consent; they are confederate against