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me the thing that is " right, as my servant Job cir. 1520. 25 When he raiseth up himself, the mighty are hath. afraid: by reason of breakings they purify themselves. 8 Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks 10.

26 The sword of him that layeth at him cannot and seven rams, and P go to my servant Job, and »2Sam.21 hold; the spear, the dart, nor the babergeon. offer up for yourselves a burnt-offering; and my ser-h 4.27.

27 He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten vant Job shall pray for you, for bim will I accept; wood.

lest I deal withi you after your folly, in that ye have i 28 The farrow cannot make him flee: ” sling- not spoken of me the thing which is right, like my pJames sy Lam.'s, 13. stones are turned with him into stubble.

servant Job. 29 Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at m2 Chr. 26,

9 1 So Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shu- Gen. 2), the shaking of a spear.

hite, and Zophar the Naamathite, went, and did Ezek.1444 30 Sharp stones are under him : he spreadeth according as the LORD commanded them: the LORD sharp-pointed things upon the mire.

also accepted Job. 31 He maketh the deep to boil like a pot: he 10 And the LORD 'turned the captivity of Job, Jonah 2 4. maketh the sea like a pot of ointment.

when he prayed for his friends : also the LORD gave 32 He maketh a path to shine after him ; one would Job twice as much as he had before. of force think the deep to be hoary.

11 Then came there unto him all his brethren, Sch. 19,13 33 Upon earth there is not his like, who is made and all his sisters, and all they that had been of his Ps. 19, 33. suvage, or, without fear.

acquaintance before, and did eat bread with him in 34 He beholdeth all high things: he is a king over his house; and they bemoaned him, and conforted chap. 28, 8. all the † children of pride.

him over all the evil that the LORD had brought upon CHAPTER XLII.

him : every man also gave him a piece of money, and 1 Job submitteth himself unto God....16 Job's age and death. every one an ear-ring of gold. THEN Job "answered the Lord, and said, 12 So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job Ch.1, 2. de 2 I know that thou canst do everything, and more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thou- 119.79

that no thought can be withholden from thee. sand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand Tim. 6,17

3 Who is he that "hideth counsel without knowl- yoke of oxen, and a thousand she-asses.
edge ? therefore have I uttered that I understood 13 He had also seven sons, and three daughters.
not; things 'too wonderful for me, which I knew not. 14 And he called the naine of the first Jemima;
4 Hear, I beseech thec, and I will speak : I will and the name of the second, Kezia ; and the name

& demand of thee, and declare thou unto me. of the third, Keren-happuch.

5 I have heard of thee by the hcaring of the ear; 15 And in all the land were no women found so
but now i mine eye seeth thee :

fair as the daughters of Job: and their father gave
6 Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust them inheritance among their brethren.
and ashes.

16 " After this lived Job a hundred and forty years,
7 I And it was so, that after the Lord had spo- and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four 2.

ken these words unto Job, the Lord said to Eliphaz generations.
the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against thee, 17 So Job died, being old and ' full of days.

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§ 3 Let us break their e bands asunder, and cast Inke 14, The happiness of the godly.... The unhappiness of the ungodly. I away their cords from us.

LESSED is the man that walketh not in the

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counsel of the ungodly, ror staudeth in the way LORD shall have them in derision.
of siuners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful : 5 Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and

2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and vex them in his sore displeasure. d Jer. 17, 8. in his law doth he meditate day and night.

6 Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of li ?ken. 7, 14, e Eccl. 3,11. 3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers Zion.

of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his e season: 7 I will declare the i decree: the Lord hath said r Ps. 123, 2. his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten g Isa. 3, !0. doeth shall 'prosper.

thee. 4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff 8 * Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen i Luke 21, which the wind drivcth away.

for thine' inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the ' P's. 22, &
5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the earth for thy possession.
judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the right- { 9 Thou shalt " break them with a rod of iron ; n. Pan. S

thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's ves-
6 For the LORD * knoweth the way of the right-sel.
eous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

'. 10 "Be wise now, therefore, O ye kings; be in-

structed, ye judges of the earth.
i The kingdom of Christ....10 Kings are exhorted to accept it. 11 ° Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with
WHY do the heathen a rage, and the people ima- trembling.
gine ba vain thing?

12 Kiss the Son, lest he be Pangry, and ye perish
2 The “ kings of the earth set themselves, and the from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a

rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and little. Blessed are all they that put their 9 trust in Jer 17 J...,11. against his Anointed, saying,

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The security of God's protection.


David's complaint in sickness. PSALM II.

causeof mine enemies; make thy way straight before The security of God's protection. A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his 9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth : their ? Psal. 121 R2 Sam. 15,


inward part is very wickedness; their throat is "an ni Rom. 3, 2 Sam 15, LORD, how are they increased that trouble me? open sepulchre j they datter with their tongue

; they up

10 Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall" by "! Kings 2 Many there be which say of my soul, There is their own counsels: cast them out in the multitude of c Ps 71,11. no help for him in God. Selah.

their transgressions; for they have rebelled against 3 But thou, O LORD, art'a shield for me, my thee. e Luke 21, glory, and the lifter up of my head.

11 But let all those that put their trust in thee ore4°1 cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he joice : let them ever shout for joy, because thou P de- p Isa. 4,1,5 1 Isa. 41, 17. ' heard me out of his holy hill. Selah. .

fendest them : let them also that love thy name be 8 Lev. 26,6

581 laid me down and slept; I awaked : for the }joyful in thee. LORd sustained me.

12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with 6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, favour wilt thou compass bim as with a shield.


q Zech. 2,0 that have set themselves against me round about.

PSALM VI. 7 Arise, O Lord; save me, O my God : for thou

David's complaint in his sickness.
k Jobs 23,17. hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek-bone; } To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith.
thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.

A Psalm of David.
8: Salvation belongeth unto the Lord: "thy bless-O LORD, rebuke me pot in thine anger, neither

" m. Gal: 8, 8. ing is upon thy people. Selah.

chasten me in thy PSALM IV.

2 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; • for I am weak:
1 David prayeth for audience....2 He reprovett

, and exhortethO LORD, beal 'me; for my bones are vexed.
his enemies....6 Man's happiness is in God's favour. 3 My soul is also sore vexed : but thou, O LORD,
To the chief Musician on Neginoth.

how long?
A Psalm of David.

4 Return, O LORD, deliver my soul : 0 save me e Ps. 11€, 9 НЕ.

EAR me when I call, O God of my righteous for thy mercies' sake.

ness: • thou hast enlarged me when I was in 5 For'in death there is no remembrance of thee : (Ps. 90, 9. distress ; have mercy upon mc, and hear my prayer. { in the grave who shall give thee thanks ?

20 ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my 6 I am weary with my groaning; ball the night make gSong 3, 1. glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and I my bed to swim: I water my couch with my tears. seek after leasing? Selah.

7 Mine eye is "consumed because of grief; it h Jois 17, ? 3 But know that the LORD hath set apart him that waxeth old because of all mine enemies.

is godly" for himself: the Lond will hear when I call 8 'Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity : for 115 e Eph. 4,26. unto him.

the LORD " hath heard the voice of my weeping.
4 € Stand in awe, and sin noi: commane with 9 The Lord hath heard my supplication; the LORD
your own heart upon your bed, and be 5 still. Selah. will receive my prayer.

5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness; and put 10 Let all mine enemies 'be ashamed and sore 1Job 6, 20 your 'trust in the LORD.

vexed : let them return and be ashamed suddenly, n Ps. 58, 9 6 There be many that say, Who will shew us any

PSALM VII. i Sanu 1,17. k good ? Lorv, lift thou up the 'light of thy counte- David prayeth against the malice of his enemies. ha P's. 17, 14. nance upon us.

Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the LORD, cir. 1062. 7 Thou hast put " gladness in my heart, more than concerning the words of a Cush the Benjamite. en la entra in the time that their.corn and their wine increased. IO LORD my God, in the doo I put my trusti pe rete mi . 1,2 8 I will both lay me down in peace

save me from all , and 18. olan 19, 24. thou, LORD, only makest me dwell o in safety. PSALM V.

2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in
1 David prayeth, and professeth his study in prayer....7 Da-pieces, while there is none to deliver.
vid, professing his faith, prayeth unto God to guide him. 3 O LORD my God, if I have done this; if there
To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth. be iniquity in my hands;
A Psalm of David.

4 If I have rewarded evil unto him that was e át Ps. 41, 9.
LIVE ear to my words, O Lord; consider my } peace with me; (yea, I have' delivered him that 11 Sam. 24,

without cause is mine enemy ;)
2 llearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, 5 Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it ;
ops.40 13 and my God : for unto thee will I pray.

yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and
3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, o {lay mines honour in the dust. Selah.
LORD ; in the morning will It direct my prayer unto 6 Arise, O Lord, in thine anger ; - lift up thyself,
thee, and will look up.

because of the rage of mine enemies; and awake for 4. For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in me to the judgment that thou hast 'commanded. e Ps. 94,20 wickedness; neither shall evil • dwell with thee. 7 So shall the congregation of the people * compass k Rev. 4, 4.

5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou thee about: for their sakes, therefore, return thou 'on 1 Ps. 93, 4. & Rev.21,2. hatest all workers of iniqnity.

high. 6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak « leasing: the 8 The Lord shall judge the people : " judge me, w Ps. 43. 1. Blow .. and LORD will abhor + the bloody and deceitful man. O Lord, according to my righteousness, and accord. . P.19. 20.

7 But as for me, I will come into thy house in the ing to mine integrity that is in me.

multitude ofthy mercy; and in thy fear will I worship 9 O let the wickedness of the wicked come to an i Ps. 25,5 toward thy holy temple.

end; but establish the just: for the righteous God 8'Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness, "be-trieth the hearts and reins.

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God's wondrous love to man.


David complaineth to Gol. 30 10 My defence is of Goa, which saveth the Pupright? 10. And they that P koow thy name will put their P. 99,17 in heart.

trust in thee for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them
11 God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry that seek thee.
with the wicked every day.

11 Sing praises to the LORD, which " dwelleth in
12 If he turn not, he will' whet his sword; he Zion : * declare among the people his doings.
hath bent his bow, and made it ready.

12 When he maketh inquisition for blood, he
13 He hath also prepared for him the instruments remembereth them : he forgetteth not the cry of the
ut death; he ordaineth his arrows against the perse-humble.

13 Have mercy upon me, O LORD;" consider my u Lam.1,11. 14 Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood. } liftest me up from the gates of death :

15 He made a pit, and digged it, and 'is fallen into 14 That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates Pr. 5.22 the ditch which he inade.

of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy sal- y Gal. 4. 28 16 His mischief shall return upon his own head, vation. and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own 15 The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they pate.

made: in the net which they hid is their own foot 17 I will * praise the LORD according to his right-?? taken. eousness; and will sing praise to the name of the LORD 16 The Lordis a known by the judgment which he a Rev. 11, most high.

executeth : the wicked is snared in the work of his PSALM VIII.

own hands. . ll Higgaion. Selah. . God's glory magnified by his works, and by his love to man. 17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the mediaņo the chief Musician upon Gittith. nations that forget God. A Psalm of David.

18 For the needy shall not always be forgotten : b Ps. 125 O

LORD our Lord, how excellent is a thy names the expectation of the poor shall not perish for c Rev. 11, 7.

in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above ever. the heavens.

19 Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail; let the

; 2 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast heathen be judged in thy sight. 25. 4:21, 16. thou ordained strength, because of thine enemies; that 20 Put them in fear, o LORD; that the nations d Rev.6,15

thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger. may know themselves to be but men. Selah.
3 When I'consider thy hearens, the work of thy

f Ps. 111,2 fingers ; the moon and the stars, which thou hast i David complaineth to God....12 He prayeth for remedy.

16 He professeth his confidence. What is smoan, that thou art mindful of him ? and WHY standest thou: afar off, COLORP? why "hidest alan 4,17

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thou thyself in times trouble ? 5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the 2 The wicked in his pride doth persecute the 77. angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour. poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have 13

6 Thou madest him to have dominion over the imagined. ki Cius. 15, works of thy hands : thou hast " put all things under

3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, d Isa. 10 a his feet:

and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth. 7 All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field; 4 The wicked, through the prideofhiscountenance, 8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts. whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas. 5 his ways are always grievous ; thy judgments

9 O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, all the earth!

he & puffeth at them.

6 He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved : 2,3
David praiseth God for executing of judgment. for I shall never be in adversity.
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A Psalm of David.

under his tongue is mischief and vanity.
WILL praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; 8 He sitteth in the lurking-places of the villages ;
I will shew forth all thy marvellous works. in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his

2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing eyes are privily set against the poor. c l'bil. 4, * praise to thy name, O thou Most High.

9 He lieth in wait' secretly, as a lion in his den : 1 Micah 7, 2 3 When mine enemies are turned back, they shall}he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the fall and perish at thy presence.

poor, when he draweth himn into his net. 4 For thou hast maintained my right and my 10 He croucheth, and humbleth himself, that the I Luke 18, cause; thou sattest in the throne judging right. poor may fall by his strong ones.

5 Thou hast & rebuked the heatlien, thou hast de-. 11 He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten : 6 I's 48, 50. stroyed the wicked, thou hast "put out their name for {he hideth his face ; he will never see it. ba Pr 10,7. ever and ever.

12 Arise, O LORD; O God, o lift up thy hand : & 9, . 6 (itnou enemy! destructions are come to ka per- forget not the humble. ljev. 13,6. petual end; and thou hast destroyed cities; their 13P Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he Micah 5, 9 * Rev. 19, inemorial is perished with them.

hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it.
7 But the Lord shall 'endure for ever: he hath 14 Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief
prepared his throne for judgment;

and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor 9 com- .2 Tim. s.

9 8 And he shall judge the world in righteousness, mitteth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the it. 4, 19 m Ps. 16,13. heshall minister judgment to the people in uprightness." fatherless.

9 The Lord also will be" a refuge for the oppressed, 15 Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil uflelle,.. a refuge in times of trouble.

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God's providence and justice.


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PSALM XIV. then are perished out of his land.

1 David describeth the corruption ofa natural man...1 Hecore 17 Lord, thou hast hcard the desire of the humble. vinceth the wicked by the light of their conscience. I

Isa. 65, 21. thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt * cause thine To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.
Dan. 9, 2). ear to hear;
18 To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that T E fool bath said " in his heart, There is no God. Ma, 13


They are corrupt; they have done abominable
Rev. 13, 11. the Yman of the earth may no more oppress. works; there is none that doeth good.

2 The Lord "looked down from heaven upon the b Ps. 33, 13. David encourageth himself in God against his enemies. children of men, to see if there were any that did

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soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain? become filthy; there is none that doeth good, no, not

2 For, lo, the wicked " bend their bow, they make one.
< Ps. 63 ready their arrow upon the string, that they may

4 Have all the workers of iniquity eno knowledge ? Romar: 1, privily shoot at the upright in heart.

who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not
d I's. 75, 3. 3 ľf the foundations be destroyed, what can the upon the LORD.
righteous do?

5 There were they in 'great fear: for God is in the Ps. 30, a 4 The Lord is in his holytemple, the Lord's throne generation of the righteous.

8 JGD 12,14 e Psal. 7, 9 is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the

6 Ye have 5 shamed the counsel of the poor; be

; children of men.

cause the Lord is his refuge. 5 The Lord trieth the righteous : but the wicked, 7 Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of h Ps. 110 2 and him that loveth violence, his soul 'hateth. Zion! When the Lord bringeth back the 'captivity i Jer. 3, 12.

6 Upon the wicked he shall rain 5 snares, fire and of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall

brinstone, and a horrible tempest : this shall be the be glad. u Ps. 75, 8. " portion of their cup.

PSALM XV. 7 For the righteous Lord loveth 'righteousness

David describeth a citizen of Zion.
his countenance doth behold the upright.

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LORD who shall abide in thy tabernacle ? who
David's confidence in God's tried promises.

dwell hill ?
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2 He thai walketh nprightly, and worketh right-
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cousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.
ELP, Lord; for the godly man ceaseth ; for
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3 Hethat " backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth
the faithful fail from among the children of evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against.ev

. 19, his neighbour. 2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: 4 In whose eyes 'a vile person is contemned; but 9 2 Ki

; kom. 16, 1& with flattering lips, and with a double heart, do they he honoureth them that fear the Lord. He that sh. 3, 2 speak.

swcareth to his own hurt, and changeth not. 3 The Lord shall cut off all flattering lips, and the 5 He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor e Iran. 7,25 tongue that speaketh proud things ;

taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth
4 Who have said, With our tongue will we “pre- these things shall never be moved.

vail ; our lips are
our own : who is lord over us?

5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of David, in distrust of merits, sheveth the hope of his calling,
the needy, 'now will I arise, saith the Lord; I will

of the resurrection, and life everlasting.
set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.

Michtam of David. 6 The words of the Lord ure pure words ; as sil- PRESERVE me, 'O God: for in thee do I put samas

* a ** 2, 25 ver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. 7 Thou shalt keep them, O Lord, thou shalt pre

2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou serve them from this generation for ever.

art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; 8 The wicked walk on cvery side, when "the vilest 3 Put to the saints that are in the earth, and to the Mar. 1, 21. men are exalted.

excellent, in whom is all my delight. PSALM XIII.

4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten
3 David prayeth for preventing grace....5 He boasteth of divine after another god : their drink-offerings of blood will

I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips.
To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David. 5 The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance, Fipl.3, 13.
OW long wilt thou forget me, O Lord? forever? and of my cup: thou maintainest my 'lot.

6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places ;
2 How long shall I take "counsel in my soul, having yea, I have a goodly heritage.
sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy 7 I will bless the Lord, who hath given me "com- fi cu 10,
be exalted over me?

sel; my reins also instruct me in the night-seasons. 31.
3 Consider and hear me, O Lord my God; "lighten 8 I have set the Lord i always before me: because k Ps. 110,5
mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death ;

he is at my k right hand, I shall not be moved.
4 Lest nine enemy say, I have “prevailed against 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory re-
him ; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am joiceth ; my flesh also shall rest ' in hope:

10 For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither o Acis 13,
5. But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall wilt thou suffer thy - Holy One to see " corruption.
(1 Sam. 19, rejoice in thy salvation.

11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy
6 I will sing unto the Lord,' because he hath dealt { presence is fulness of joy ; at thy Pright hand there, K Mat. 25

bountifully with me.

are pleasures for evermore.

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David's hope and integrity.


He praiseth God for PSALM XVII.

9 P He bowed the heavens also, and came down : p P_14.5 David craveth defence of God against his enemies. and darkness was under his feet. A prayer of David.

10 And he rode upon ' a cherub, and did fy ; yea, 9 Gen. 6,23 HEAR the night, O LORD, jattend unto my cry; he did fly upon the wings of the wind.

unto my prayergoeth of 11 He made darkness his secret place: his paMat. 15, R. feigned lips.

vilion round about him were dark waters and thick
2 Let my sentence come forth from thy presence;clouds of the skies. .
let thine eyes behold the things that are equal.

12 At the brightness that was before him his thick 3 Thou hast proved my beart; thou hast visited clouds passed; hail-stones and coals of fire. Borsome in the night; thou hast tried nie, and shalt find 13 The Lord also 'thundered in the heavens, and 11 Sam 2

nothing: I am purposed that my mouth shall not the Highest gave his voice; hail-stones and coals of fire. Psalm 29,3. Acts 11, 2. transgress.

14 Yea, he sent out his $arrows, and scattered s Deut. 32, 4 Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy { them; and he shot out lightnings, and discomfited lips I have kept me from the paths of the " destroyer. them.

d 5. Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my foot- 15 Then the channels of waters were seen, and the Rev. 19, 15 steps slip not.

foundations of the world were discoveredatthy rebuke, 6 I have called upon thee; for thou 'wilt hear me,OO LORD, ac the "blast of the breath of thy nostrils. God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech. 16 He sent from above, he took me, he drew me Rev. 17,

x 7 Shew thy marvellous loving-kindness, O thou out of* many waters.


. Tim. 4, that 6 savest by thy right hand them which put their 17 He delivered me from my strong enemy, and Luke 11,

trust in thee from those that rise up against them. from them which hated me: for they were too strong

8 Keep me as the apple of the eye; hide me for me. under the shadow of thy wings,

18 They prevented me in the day of my calamity :
9 From the wicked that oppress me, from my but the LORD was my ' stay,
i liev. 17,6. ' deadly enemies who compass me about.

19 He brought me forth also into a large place:
10 They are enclosed in their own *fat: with their he delivered me, because he delighted in me.
mouth they speak proudly.

20 The LORD rewarded me according to my, 20:
11 They have now.compassed us in our steps ; frighteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands
they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth; {hath he recompensed me.

12 Like as "a lion that is greedy of his prey, and 21 For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places. have not wickedly departed from my God.

13 Arise, O Lord, disappoint him, cast him down: 22 For all his judgments were before me, and I aps: 169 e Isa. 10, 5. deliver my soul from the wicked, which is thyosword:{did not put away his statutes from me.

14 From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from 23 I was also upright before him, and I kept e Is 119,6 O Job 21, 7. men of the world, which have their o portion in this myself

from minc iniquity.
Inthesis life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid trea- 24 Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me

sure : they are full of children, and leave the rest of according to my righteousness, according to the
their substance to their babes.

cleanness of my hands in his eye-sight.
15 As for me, I will behold thy P face in righteous- 25 With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself mer-

ness : I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy ciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself i Jobus, 2 likeness.

26 With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; and

David praiseth God for his manifold and marvellous blessings with the 'froward thou wilt shew thyself froward.
To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David, the 27 For thou wilt save the afflicted people ; but s. 12,

servant of the LORD, who spake unto the LORD wilt bring down : high looks.
the words of this song in the day that the LORD 28 For thou wilt light my candle; the Lord my isa. 2,11.8
delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and God will enlighten my darkness.
from the hand of · Saul: und he said,

29 For by thee I have run through a troop;,and by 22,14
love thee, O LORD, my strength. my God have I leaped over a wall.
2 The Lord is my e rock, and my fortress, and 30 As for God, his way is perfect : the word of the
my deliverer ; my God, my strength, in whom I will{Lord is tried; he is a buckler to all those that trust i Pr. So, i.

trust; my buckler, and the 'horn of my salvation, in him. 1 Luke 1,69. and my high tower.

31 For * who is God save the LORD ? or who is a k 1 Sam. 2, 3 I will call upon the Lord, who is 5 worthy to be rock save our God? lev. 4. 11. praised : so shall I be saved from mine enemies. 32 It is God that girdeth me with strength, and

4. The "sorrows of death compassed me, and the maketlı my way perfect. i ilez. 12, 'floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

33 He maketh my feet like "hinds' feet, and sei- Ilsa. 5$, 14. 5 The sorrows of hell compassed me about ; the teth me upon my high places. snares of death prevented me.

34 He in teacheth my hands to war, so that a bow m Ps. 1441. 6 In my distress I called upon the Lord, and of steel is broken by mine arms. L'like1921. cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his tem- 35 Thou hast also " given ine the shield of thy n Ps. 5, 12

ple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears. salvation : and thy right hand hath holden me up,

→ Then the in earth shook and trembled; the foun- and thy gentleness hath made me great. dations also of the hills moved and were shaken, be- 36 Thou hast enlarged my steps under me,

that n Pral. 9, 5. cause he was "wroth.

my feet did not slip. 8 There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and 37 I have pursued mine enemies, and overtaken Rev. 19 fire out of his mouth devoured : coals were kindled them: neither did I turn again till they were conby it.

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o Rev 16, 19.

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