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David's confidence in God: PSALMS. He prayeth for deliverance. O prepare mercy and truth, which may | 4 Thus will I bless thee while I live : preserve him.

I will lift up my hands in thy name. 8 So will I fing praise unto thy name for 5 My soul shall be satisfied as with ever, that I may daily perform my vows. marrow and fatness; and my mouth Mall PSALM LXII.

praise thee with joyful lips :
I David profesing his confidence in God 6 When I remember thee upon my

discourageth his enemies. 5 In the same bed, and meditate on thee in the night
confidence he encourageth the godly. 9 No watches.
trus to be put in worldly things. II 7 Because thou hast been my help,

Power and mercy belong to God. therefore in the shadow of thy wings will
To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, I rejoice.
A Psalm of David.

8 My soul followeth hard after thee: RULY my soul waiteth upon God: thy right hand upholdeth me.

9 But those that seek my soul, to de2 He only is my rock and my salva- stroy it, Mall go into the lower parts of tion; he is my defence; I shall not be the earth. greatly moved.

10 They shall fall by the sword: they 3. How long will ye imagine mischief shall be a portion for foxes. against a man? ye shall be Nain all of 11 But the king shall rejoice in God; you : as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as every one that sweareth by him shall glo. a tottering fence.

ry: but the mouth of them that speak 4 They only consult to cast him down lies shall be stopped. from his excellency: they delight in lies:

PSALM LXIV. they bless with their mouth, but they 1 David prayeth for deliverance, complaincurse inwardly. Selah.

ing of his enemies. 7 He promiseth hini5 My soul, wait thou only upon God; self to see such an evident destruction of for my expectation is from him.

them thut the righteous shall rejoice at 6 He only is my rock and

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salva it. tion : he is my defence; I fhall not be To the chief Musician, A Pfalm of David. moved.

TEAR my voice, O God, in my pray7 In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my re- the enemy. fuge, is in God.

2 Hide me from the secret counsel of 8 Trust in him at all times; ye people, the wicked; from the insurrection of the pour out your heart before him: God is workers of iniquity : a refuge for us. Selah.

3 Who whet their tongue like a sword, 9 Surely men of low degree are vani- and bend their borus to shoot their arrows, ty, and men of high degree are a lie; to even bitter words : be laid in the balance, they are altoge 4 That they may shoot in secret at the ther lighter than vanity,

perfect : suddenly do they thoot at him, 10 Trust not in oppression, and become and fear not. not vain in robbery: if riches increafe, 5 They encourage themselves in an evil set not your heart upon them.

matter: they commune of laying snares 11 God hath spoken once ; twice have privily; they say, Who Thall see them ? I heard this; that power belongeth unto 6 They fearch out iniquities, they acGod.

complish a diligent search: both the in12 Also unto thee, O LORD, belongeth ward thought of every one of them; and mercy: for thou renderest to every man the heart, is deep. according to his work.

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PSALM LXIII.

arrow ; suddenly shall they be wounded. i David's thirst for God. 4 His manner 8 So they Mall make their own tongue

of blessing God. 9 His confidence of his to fall upon themselves : all that see them

enemies' destruction, and his own safety. shall flec away. A Plalm of David, when he was in the 9 And all men shall fear, and Thall de. wilderness of Judah.

clare the work of God; for they shall O God, thou are my God; early will wisely consider of his

loing:

10 The righteous shall be glad in the thee, my fleth longeth for thee in a dry LORD, and shall trust in him ; and all the and thirsty land, where no water is; upright in heart shall glory. 2 To see thy power and thy glory, so

PSALM LXV. as I have seen thee in the sanctuary: 1 David praiseth God for his grace. 4 The

3 Because thy lovingkindness is better blessedness of God's chofen. His general than life, my lips Mall praise thee. providence.

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The blessedness of God's chosen. PSALMS. Exhortation to praise God. To the chief Musician, A Psalm and Song| 4 All the earth mall worship thee, and of David.

Thall fing unto thee; they shall sing to thy BRAISE waiteth for thee, O God, in name. Selah.

5 Come and see the works of God: be be performed.

is terrible in his doing toward the chil2 O thon that hearest prayer, unto thee dren of men. shall all flesh come.

6 He turned the sea into dry land : 3 Iniquities pr-vail against me: 05 for they went through the flood on foot : our tranfgreffions, thou shalt purge them there did we rejoice in him. away.

7 He ruleth by his power for ever ; his 4 Blesed is the man whom thou choof- eyes behold the nations: let not the reest, and caulelt to approach unto thee, that bellious exalt themselves. Selah. he may dwell in thy courts : we fhall be 8 O blessour God, ye people, and nake fatisfied with the goodness of thy house, the voice of his praise to be heard : even of thy holy temple.

9 Which holdeth our soul in life, and $ By terrible things in righteousness suffereth not our feet to be moved. wilt thou answer us, O God of our salva 10 For thou, O God, haft proved us: tion; who art the confidence of all the thou hast tried us, as silver is tried. ends of the earth, and of them that are II Thou broughtest us into the net; afar off

thou laidst affliction upon our loins. 6 Which by his strength fetteth faft 12 Thou hast caused men to ride over the mountains; being girded with power: our heads; we went through fire and

7 Which stilleth the noise of the feas, through water: but thou broughtest us the noise of their waves, and the tumultout into a wealthy place. of the people.

13 I will go into thy house with burnt 8 They also that dwell in the uttermost offerings : I will pay thee my vows, parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou mak 14 Which my lips have uttered, and est the outgoings of the morning and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in evening to rejoice.

trouble. 9 Thou vilitest the earth, and waterest 15 I will offer unto thee burnt fam it i thou greatly enricheit it with the river crifices of fatlings, with the incense of of God, which is full of water: thou pre-rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. parest them corn, when thou hast fo pro- Selah. vided for it.

16 Come and hear, all ye that fear God, 10 Thou waterest the ridges thereof and I will declare what he hath done for abundanily: thou settleft the furrows my soul. thereof; thou maket it foft with show 17 I cried unto him with my mouth, ers: thou bleffest the springing thereof. and he was extolled with my tongue.

1. Thou crowneft the year with thy 18 If I regard iniquity in my heart, the goodness; and thy paths drop sainers. LORD will not hear me : .

1. They drop upon the pastures of the 19 But verily God hath heard me ; he wilderneis: and the little hills rejoice on hath attended to the voice of my prayer.

20 Blessed be God, which hath not 13 The pastures are clothed with turned away my prayer, nor his mercy flocks; the valleys also are covered over from me. with com; they thout for joy, they

PSALM LXVII. alsu ling

1 A prayer for the enlargement of God's PSALM LXVI.

kingdom, 3 to the joy of the people, 6 and David exhorteth to praise God, 5 to ob the increase of God's blesings. Jerve his great works, 8 to bless him for To the chief Musician on Ñeginoth, A. bis gracious benepis. 12 He voweth

Psalm or Song. He declareth God's Special goodness to us; und cause himselfi

Selah. To the chief Musician, A Song or Pfalm. 2 That thy way may be known upon M TAKE a joyful noile unto God, all earth, thy faving health among all naye lands :

tions. 2 Sing forth the honour of his name: 3 Let the people praise thee, O God; make his praise glorious.

let all the people praise thee. 3 Say unto God, How terrible art thou 40 let the nations be glad and sing for in thy works! through the greatness of joy: for thou shalt judge the people thy power shall thine enemies submit righteously, and govern the nations upon themlelves unto thee.

earth. Selah.

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4 prayer at removing the ark. PSALMS. God is to be praised for his works.

5 Let the people praise thee, O God; the hill which God desireth to dwell in ; let all the people praise thee.

yea, the Lord will dwell in it for ever. 6 Then Thall the earth yield her in 17 The chariots of God are twenty crease; and God, even our own God, thousand, even thousands of angels ; the shall bless us.

Lord is among them, as in Sinai, in the 7 God Mall bless us; and all the ends holy placi. of the earth shall fear him.

18 Thou halt ascended on high, thou PSALM LXVIII.

haft led captivity captive : thou hast reí A prayer at the removing of the ark. 4 ceived gifts for men ; yea, for the rebel.

An exhortation to praise God for his lious also, that the LORD God might mercies, 7 for his care of the church, dwell among them. 19 and for his great works.

19 Bleffeil be the Lord, subo daily To the chief Musician, A Psalm or Song loadeth us quitla benefits, even the God of of David.

our salvation. Selah. LEcattered : Yete z hem laice nehate hate crization and unus Godtieteerd belonge him flee before him.

the issues froin death. 2 As smoke is driven away, so drive 21 But God Mall wound the head of them away: as wax melteth before the his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such fire, so let the wicked perish at the pre- an one as gocth on still in his trespasies. sence of God.

22 The LORD said, I will biing again 3 But let the righteous be glad ; let from Bashan, I will bring my people again them rejoice before God: yea, let them from the depths of the sea : exceedingly rejoice.

23 That thy foot may be dipped in 4 Sing unto God, fing praises to his the blood of thine enemies, and the name : extol him that rideth upon the tongue of thy dogs in the same. heavens by his name JAH, and rejoict 24 They have seen thy goings, O God; before him.

ezien the goings of my God, my King, in ş A father of the fatherless, and a the landvary. judge of the widows, is God in his holy 25 The fingers went before, the playhabitation.

ers on instruments followed after; among 6 God setteth the folitary in families: them were the dainfels playing with timhe bringeth out those which are bound brels. with chains; but the rebellious dwell in 26 Bless ye God in the congregations, a dry land.

even the Lori), from the fountain of Israel. ī o God, when thou wentest forth 27 Tlkre is little Benjamin with their bifore thy people, when thou didnt march ruler, the princes of Judah and their through the wilderness; Selah : council, the princes of Zebulun, and

8 The earth thook, the heavens also the princes of Naphtali. dropped at the presence of God: even 28 Thy God hath commanded thy Sinai itself was moved at the presence of strength : strengthen, O God, that which God, the God of Israel.

thou hast wrought for us. 9 Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful 29 Because of thy temple at Jerusalem rain, wliereby thou didst confirm thine Malí kings bring presents unto thee. inheritance, when it was weary.

30 Rebuke the company of fpearmen, 10 Thy congregation hath dwelt there the multitude of the bulls, with the calves in: thou, o God, haft prepared of thy of the people, till every one fubmit him. goodness for the poor.

self with pieces of silver : scatter thou 11 The Lord gave the word : great the people that delight in war. was the company of those that pub 3i Princes thall come out of Egypt; lished it.

Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands 12 Kings of armies did flee apace : unto God. and she that tarried at home divided the 32 Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the 1poil.

earth; O sing praises unto the LORD; 13 Though ye have lien among the Selah : pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove 33 To him that rideth upon the heacovered with silver, and her feathers vens of heavens, which were of old ; lo, with yellow gold.

he doth send out his voice, and that a 14 When the Almighty scattered kings mighty voice. in it, it was white as snow in Salmon. 34 Ascribe ye strength unto God: his

Is The hill of God is as the hill of Bao excellency is over Israel, and his strength Man; an high hill as the hill of Bashan. is in the clouds. 16 Why leap ye, ye high hills ? this is 35 O Ged, thou art terrible out of thy

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David's complaint of affliction: PSALMS. He praiseth God with thanksgiving. holy places: the God of Ifrael is he that deem it: deliver me because of mine giveth strength and power unto his peo- enemies. ple Blefied be God.

19 Thou hast known my reproach, PSALM LXIX.

and my shame, and my dishonour: mine I David complaineth of his afli&tion. 13 adversáries are all before thee. He prayeth for deliverance. 22 He de 20 Reproach hath broken my heart; voteth his enemies to desruction. 30 He and I am full of heaviness: and I looked praiseth God with thanksgiving. for some to take pity, but there was none; To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, and for comforters, but I found none. A Pfalm of David.

21 They gave me also gall for my SAU emin, votGod for the waters are meats, and in my thirst they gave me

vinegar 2 I fink in deep mire, where there is 22 Let their table become a snare before no standing: I am come into deep wa- them: and that which should have been for ters, where the foods overflow me. their welfare, let it become a trap.

3 I am weary of my crying : my throat 23 Let their eyes be darkened, that is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for they fee not; and make their loins con

tinually to shake. 4 They that hate me without a cause 24 Pour out thine indignation upon are more than the hairs of mine head : them, and let thy wrathful anger take they that would deítroy me, being mine hold of them. enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I 25 Let their habitation be desolate; restored that which I took not away. and let none dwell in their tents.

5 O God, thou knowest my foolish 26 For they persecute' him whom thou ness; and my fins are not hid from thee. haft smitten ; and they talk to the grief

6 Let not them that wait on thee, O of those whom thou hast wounded. Lord God of hosts, be ashamed for my 27 Add iniquity unto their iniquity : sike: let not those that seek thee be con- and let them not come into thy right: fjunded for my lake, O God of Israel. eousness.

7 Because for thy fake I have borne re 28 Let them be blotted out of the proach; shame hath covered my face. book of the living, and not be written

8 I am become a stranger unto my with the righteous. brethren, and an alien unto my mother's 29. But I nm poor and sorrowful : let children.

thy salvation, O God, set me up on high. 9 For the zeal of thine house hath eat 30 I will praise the name of God with en me up; and the reproaches of them a long, and will magnify him with thanksthat reproached thee are fallen upon giving.

31 This also fhall please the LORD bet. 10 When I wept, and chafened my soul ter than an ox or bullock that hath horns with fasting, that was to my reproach. and hoofs.

11 I made sackcloth also my garment; 32 Thehumble shall see this, and beglad: and I became a proverb to them. and your heart shall live that seek God.

12 They that fit in the gate speak a 33 For the Lord heareth the poor, gainst me; and I was the song of the and despiseth not his prisoners. drunkards.

34 Let the heaven and earth praise 13 But as for me, my prayer is unto him, the seas, and every thing that movthee, O Lord, in an acceptable time : eth therein. O God, in the multitude of thy mercy 35 For God will save Zion, and will hear me, in the truth' of thy salvation. build the cities of Judah : that they may

14 Deliver me out of the mire, and dwell there, and have it in poffeffion. let me not link: let me be delivered from 36 The seed also of his servants shall them that hate me, and out of the deep inherit it: and they that love his name waters.

shall dwell therein. 15 Let not the waterflood overflow me,

PSALM LXX. neither let the deep swallow me up, and David foliciteth God to the speedy destruction let not the pit shut her mouth upon ine. of the wicked, and preservation of the

16 Hear me, O Lord; for thy loving- godly. kindness is good: turn unto me according to the chief Musician, A Pfalm of David, to the multitu le of thy tender mercie's. to bring to remembrance.

17 And bide not thy face, froi thy MAKE bafle, o God, to deliver me; servant; for I am in trouble : heal me make haste to help me, O LORD. (peedily.

2 Let them be ashamed and confound18 Draw nigh unto my soul, and re-ed that seek after my soul: let them be

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David's confidence in God: PSALMS.

His prayer for Solomon. turned backward, and put to confusion, 17 O God, thou hast taught me from that delire my hurt.

my youth: and hitherto have I declared 3 Let them be turned back for a re- thy wondrous works. ward of their shame that say, Aha, Aha. 18 Now also when I am old and grey

4 Let all those that seek thee rejoice headed, O God, forsake me not ; until I and be glad in thee: and let such as love have Mewed thy strength unto this genethy salvation fay continually, Let God be ration, and thy power to every one that magnified.

is to come. s But I am poor and needy: make 19 Thy righteousness also, O God, is halte unto me, O God: thou art my very high, who hast done great things : help and my deliverer; O LORD, make o God, who is like unto thee! no tarrying

20 Thou, which halt Niewed me great PSALM LXXI.

and fore troubles, malt quicken me aDavid in confidence of faith, and expe- gain, and falt bring me up again from rience of God's favour, prayeth both for the depths of the earth. himself, and against all the enemies of his 21 Thou shalt increase my greatness, soul. 14 He promiseth constancy. 17. He and comfort me on every side. prayeth for perseverance. 19 He praiseth 22 I will also praise thee with the psal. God, and promiseth to do it cheerfully, tery, even thy truth, O my God: uinto N

put confusion. Holy One of Israel. 2 Deliver me in thy righteousness, and 23 My lips shall greatly rejoice when I caufe me to escape : incline thine ear un- fing unto thee, and my foul, which thou to me, and save me.

hast redeemed. 3 Be thou my strong habitation, where 24 My tongue also thall talk of thy unto I may continually resort: thou hast righteousness all the day long: for they given commandment to save me; for are confounded, for they are brought thou art my rock and my fortress. unto shame, that seek my hurt. 4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the

PSALM LXXII. hand of the wicked, out of the hand of 1 David praying for Solomon, Sheweth the the unrighteous and cruel man.

goodness and glory of his kingdom in type, s For thou art my hope, O LORD and of Cbrisl in truth. 18 He blesseth God: thou art my trust from my youth. God. 6 By thee have I been holden up from

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God, and thy righteousness unto be continually of thee.

the king's son. 7 I am as a wonder unto many; but 2 He shall judge thy people with rightthou art my strong refuge.

teousness, and thy poor with judgment. 8 Let my mouth be filled with thy 3 The mountains shall bring peace to praise and with thy honour all the day. the people, and the little hills, by righte

9 Caft me not oit in the time of old age ; ousness. forsake me not when my strength faileth. He thall judge the poor of the people,

10 For mine enemies Ipeak against me; he hall save the children of the needy, and they that lay wait for my soul take and thall break in pieces the oppressor. counsel together,

s They shall fear thee as long as the 11 Saying, God hath forsaken him : fun and moon endure, throughout all persecute and take him; for there is none generations. to deliver him.

6 He Mall come down like rain upon 12 O God, be not far from me: O my the mown grass: as fhowers that water God, make haste for my help.

the earth. 13 Let them be confounded and con 7 In his days shall the righteous flou. sumed that are adversaries to my soul; Irish; and abundance of peace so long as let them be covered with reproach and the inoon endureth. dishonour that eek my hurt.

8 He shall have dominion also from 14 But I will hope continually, and sea to sea, and from the river unto the will yet praise thee more and more. ends of the earth.

15 My mouth Mall Thew forth thy right 9 They that dwell in the wilderness eousness and thy falvation all the day; Mall bow before him ; and his enemies for I know not the numbers thereof. shall lick the dust.

16 I will go in the strength of the 10 The kings of Tarshish and of the Lord God: I will make mention of thy i les fall bring presents: the kings of righteoutness, even of thine only. Sheba and Seba mall offer giits.

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