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David's trust in God's help. 38 I have' wounded them that they were not able 14 Let the words of my mouth, and the mcdita- ! Isa. 42 ? to rise : they are fallen under


tion of my heart, le acceptable in th; sight, O LORD, 47,1 39 For thou hast girded me with strength unto the my strength and my redeemer.

t battle: thou hast subdued under me those that rose

up against me.

The church blesseth the king in his exploits.
40 Thou hast also given me the necks of mine To the chief Musician. A Psalm a of David.
2Ctr. 28, 6. enemies, that I might destroy them that hate me. НЕ

41 They cried, but there was none to save them. THE Lord bear thee in the day of trouble;

name of the God of Jacob defend thee. even urto the Lord, but he "answered them not. 2 Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strength- 10.

42 Then did I * beat them small as the dust before en thee out of Zion. Den 4.35. the wind; I did cast them out as the dirt in the streets. 3 Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy 8, 13.

43 Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of burnt-sacrifice. Selah. P5.79, 8. the people ; and thou hast made me Y the head of the 4 Grant thee according to thine own heart, and Epli. 1, 22. heathen: a people whom I have not known shall fulfil all thy counsel.

5 We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name g Ps.60, 4 44 As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: of our God we will set up our banners: the LORD frut. ses, the strangers † shall submit themselves unto mie. fulfil all thy petitions.

45 The strangers shall fade away, and be ? afraid 6 Now know I that the LORD saveth his anoint- i Ps. 16,& out of their close places.

ed: he will hear him from his holy heaven with the 46 The Lord a livcth; and blessed be my rock; saving strength of his 'right hand.

; a Jer. 10,6. and let the God of my salvation be exalted.

7 Some trustk in chariots, and soine in horses : 'but & 47 It is God that avengeth me, and subdueth the we will remember the name of the LORD our God. people under me.

8 They are brought down and fallen; but we 48 He delive onth me from mine enemies; yea, thou are risen, and stand upright. liftest me up above those that rise up against me: 9° Save, Lord: let the King hear us when we call. . Ps. 72, 4 thou hast delivered me from the violent man.

49 Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O Lord,

A thanksgiving for victory.
the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name. To the chief Musiciun. A Psalm of David.

king joy in , a Bs.20, 38 sheweth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his e Roni. 1,3. seed for evermore.

2 Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast 6 l. 20, 4. PSALM XIX.

not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.
1 The creatures shew God's glory; 7 the word, his grace. 3 For thou o preventest him with the blessings of it. Sam. 6,

To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David. goodness: thou settest "a crown of pure gold on his
THE “heavens declare the glory of God: and the head.
Ն firmament sheweth his handy-work.

4 He asked e life of thee, and thou gavest it him, e Ps. 12, 15. 2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto even ' length of days for ever and ever. Ps 1-45,10. night sheweth knowledge.

5 His glory is great in thy salvation : honour and g Isa. 45, 8.

8 3 There is no speech nor language where their majesty hast thou laid upon

him. voice is not heard.

6 For thou hast f made him most blessed for ever : hinelo be 4 Their " line is gone out through all the earth, thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy counte- blessings

and their e words to the end of the world. In them {nance. Acts 14, bath he set a tabernacle for the sun;

7 For the king trusteth in the Lord; and, through 5 Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his cham-{ the mercy of the Most High, he shall not be moved. f Eccl. 1, 3. ber, and rejoiceth as a strong man' to run a race.

8 Thy hand shall find out all thine enemies; thy 6 His going forth is from the end of the heaven, right hand shall find out those that hate thee. and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is 9 Thou shalt make them as a fiery oven in the i Mal. 41

is k Eph. 6,1%. 6 nothing hid from the heat thereof.

time of thine anger: the LORD shall swallow them k Num. 16 7 The law of the Lord is perfect, i converting up in his wrath, and the fire shall devour them. the soul : the testimony of the LORD is sure, making

10 Their 'fruir shalt thou destroy from the earth, 13, 5.4.

1 Kings
wise the simple :

and their seed from among the children of men.
8 The statutes of the Lord are "right, rejoicing 11 For they intended evil " against thee; they Acts 9, 4.

the heart : the commandment of the Lord is pure, imagined a mischievous device, which they are not : Peter 1, 'enlightening the eyes:

able to perform :
9 The fear of the Lord is "clean, enduring," for 12 Therefore shalt thou make them turn their back,

ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and right-{ when thou shalt make ready thine arrows upon thy Mat. 5. 18. eous altogether.

strings against the face of them. 10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than

13 Be thou exalted, Lord, in thine "own strength: . Ps. 29,1,2 13. 113, much ofine gold ; sweeter also than honey and the so will we sing and praise thy o power. honey-comb.

PSALM XXII. 11 Moreover, by them is thy servant warned: and 9 David prayeth in great distress....23 He praiseth God. Cor. 15, in keeping of them there is great reward.


To the chief Musician upon Aijeleih Shahar. 12 Who can understand his errors ? cleanse thou

A Psalın of David. me from secret faults.

TY God, my God, why hast tl:ou forsaken me ? Mat

. 27 13. Keep back thy servant also from presumptu- why art thou so far from helping me, and from Mark 15,34 al. 119, ous sins ; let them not have dominion over ine :s the words of my broaring?

then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from 2 O my God, I cry in the day-time, but thou hear- c Lam. 3,2 the great transgression.

est not; and in the night-season, and am not silent.

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David prayeth in great distress :


His confidence in God's grace. 3 But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the

PSALM XXIII. a Deut. 10, d praises of Israel.

David's confidence in God's grace. 4. Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and

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trusted in thee, and were not f confounded. tures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.

6 But I an'a worm, and no man; a reproach of 3 He 'restoreth my soul : he leadeth me in the cSongs, * fisa. 41, 14. men, and despised of the people.

& paths of righteousness for his name's sake. 7 All they that see me o laugh me to scorn: they 4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the Itev. 7,17 5. Mat. 27, shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying, shadow of death, I will fear no evil : for thou art spsal. 119,

8. He trusted on the Lord that he would deliver with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. 4. Mat. 21, him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him. 5 Thou preparest a table before me in the pre- & Pr. 8, 20.

9 But thou art he that took me out of the womb;{ sence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with b Ps. 74,20. i Ps. 119, 42, thou didst make me ' hope when I was upon my oil; my cup runneth over. k Isa 19, 1. & mother's breasts.

6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all k Juha 10,9. 10 I was cast upon thee from the womb; thou art the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of my God from my mother's belly.

the LORD for ever.
11 Be not far from me, for trouble is near; for there

is 'none to help.

The citizens of God's spiritual kingdom.
12 Many" bulls have compassed me : strong bulls

A Psalm of David. of Bashan have beset me round. is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof; 13 They " gaped upon me with their moths, as a the world, and they that dwell therein: ravening and a roaring lion.

2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and .Cor

. 10 14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones established it upon the floods. o Josh. 7, 5. are out of joint: my heart is like • wax; it is melted 3. Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? in the midst of my bowels.

and who shall stand in his holy place? 15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and 4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; d 1 Tim. 1, p Job 10,28. my tongue ? cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast who hath not 'lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn 2, . brought me into the dust of death.

deceitfully. 16 For dogs have compassed me; the assembly 5 He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, f Jer. 22, 27. - Mat. 27, of the wicked have enclosed me: they'pierced my and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

ho hands and my feet.

6 This is the i generation of them that seek him, ni Tim. 4, 17 1 may tell all my bones : they look and stare that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah. upon me.

7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lifted i Joku 1, 47
18 They part my garments among them, and cast up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall
lots upon my yesture.

19 But be not thou far from me, O LORD; O my 8 Who is this 'King of glory ? The LORD strong
strength, haste thee to help me.
and mighty, ihe Lord mighty in battle.

1 Tit. 2, 13. 20 Deliver my soul from the sword; my $ darling 9 List up your heads, Oye "gates; even lift them w kev. 18,2 from the power of the dog.

up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall n Ps. 113,

; 21 Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast come in. x Eph. 6, 13. heard me from 2 the horns of the unicorns.

10 Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, o Gen. 2, 1. 22 I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in he is the King of glory. Selah. the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.

PSALM XXV. 23 Ye that fear the LORD, praise hin: all ye the

David's confidence in i rayer. iles. 5,7.“ seed of Jacob, glorify him ; and fear him, all ye the

A Psalm of David. a John 20, seed of Israel.

O . 24 For he hath not despised norabhorred the afilic. UNTO thee, O LORD, do I "lift up my soul. 11,12, 10, tion of the afflicted, neither bath he hid his face from ashamed ; let not mine enemies triumph over me. him ; but when he cried unto him, he heard.

3 Yea, let none thate wait on thee be ashamed: 25 My praise shall beofthee in the great congrega- let them be ashamed which transgress without cause. Rom. 10, 6.1 Cor. 15, tion: I will pay my vows before them that fear him. 4 Shew me5thy ways, O Lord; teach me thy paths.

26 The incek shall eat and be satisfied; they shall 5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou

praise the Lord that seek him: 'your heart shall live art the God of my salvation ; on thee do I wait all e John 6,45. for ever.

the day. 27 & All the ends of the world shall remember, and 6. Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies, and iisa. 19, 33 5 Ps. 2, 8. turn unto the LORD; and all the kindreds of the thy loving-kindnesses; for they hove been everk of old. k2 Tim. 1 nations shall worship before thee.

7 Remember not the sins of 'my youth, nor my 28 For the "kingilom is the LORD's; and he is the transgressions: according to thy mercy remember : Job 13, 28. governor among the nations.

thou me, for thy "goodness sake, O LORD. 29 All they that bei fat upon earth shall eat and 8 Good and upright is the Lord: therefore will he k Phil. 2,19. worship: all they that go down to the dust shall k bow teach" sinners in the way.

before him, and none can keep alive his own soul. 9 The omerk will he ʼguide in judgment, and the o, Mat. 15,

30 'A seed shall serve him ; it shall be accounted meek will he reach his way. to the Lord for a generation.

10 All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth P Psal. 5, 8. 31 They shall come, and shall declare " his right-unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies. Ezek. Ek n Ps. 87, 4. eousness unto a people that shall be " born, that he 11 For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon mine o Pe. 1103 3. hath · done this.

iniquity; for it is 'great.

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David resorteth unto God:


He prayeth against his enemies. 12 What man is he that feareth the LORD ? him 6 And now shall my head be lifted up above mine N. 57,2 shall he teach in the way that he shall choose : enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his l Giul. 320 1 Prov. 18,

13 His soul shall dwell at case; and his seed shall; tabernacle sacrifices of joy ; I will sing, yea, I will
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sing praises unto the Lord.
14 The secret of the LORD is with them that fear 7 Hear, O Lord, when I cry with my voice: have

him ; and he will shew them his covenant.

mercy also upon me, and answer me. u Song 4,3. 15 " Mine eyes are ever towards the Lord; for he 8 When thou saidst, 'Seek ye my face; my heart . Ps. 105, 3 shall pluck my feet out of the net.

said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seck.
16 Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; 9 Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy
for I am desolate and afflicted.

servant away in anger: thou hast been my help ;
17 The troubles of my heart are * enlarged: o leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my 13. & 49, 15.
bring thou me out of my distresses.

salvation. 18 » Look upon mine affliction, and my pain : and 10 When my father and my mother " forsake me, fehle 11. + Tleb. tinh † forgive all my sins.

then the LORD will take me up.
19 Consider mine enemies; for they are many !1" Teach me thy way, O Lord, and lead me in
John 1, 29. and they hate me with cruel liatred.

a plain path, because of mine enemies.
20 O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be '12 Deliver me not over unto the will of mine
ashamed; for I put my trust in thee.

enemies : for false witnesses are risen up against ine,
21 Let integrity and uprightness ? preserve me; for and such as breathe out cruelty.
I wait on thee.

13 I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the
22 Redeem Israel, o God, out of all his troubles. { goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.

14. 9 Wait on the Lord; be of good courage, and liab, 2, 3. David resortęth unto God in confidence of his integrity. he shall strengthen thy heart: wait, I say, on the LORD. Cor. 16 A Psale of David.

JUDGE: mé, O LORD; for I have walked in mine 6 David blesseth God....) He prayeth for the people.
integrity ; I have trusted also in the LORD;

A Psalm of David.
b Pr. 20, 7. therefore [shall not slide.

TNTO thee will I cry, O LORD, my rock; be unes 3, 2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my

e not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, b1 Cor. 10, reins and my heart.

I become like them that go down into the pit. d 2 Cor. 5, 4. 3 For thy " loving-kindness is before mine eyes; 2 Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry c Ps. 89, 1. and I have walked in thy truth.

unto thee, when I lift up my hands 'toward thy holy a Psal 1.8, 4 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I oracle. Ps. 12,2 go in with 'dissemblers.

3 Draw me not away with the wicked, and with a 1 Tim. 2 5 I have hated the congregation of evil-doers; and the workers of iniquity, which speak peace to their will not set with the wicked.

neighbours, but mischief is in their hearts. I Tim. 2,

6 I will s wash my hands in innocency: so will I 4 Give them 5 according to their deeds, and accord- & Rev 14 compass thine altar, O LORD:

ing to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them 7 'That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, afier the work of their hands; render to them their and tell of all thy wondrous works.

desert. 8 LORD, I have loved the || habitation of thy house, 5 Because they "regard not the works of the LORD, h Rev. 21. and the place where "thine honour dwelleth. nor the operation of his hands, he shall destroy them,

9 Gather noi my soul with sinners, nor my life and not build them up. Ps. 10,2. with bloody men ;

6 Blessed be the Lord, because he hath 'heard the i Acts 10, 4 10 In whose hands is mischief, and their right } voice of my supplications. hard is full of bribes.

7 The LORD is my strength and my shield: my 11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity : heart trusted in him, and I am helped ; therefore my n Psal. 27, redeem me and be merciful unto me.

heart greatly rejoiceth, and with my song will I praise
12 My foot standeth in an even place: in the him.
congregations will I bless the LORD.

8 The Lord is their strength, and he is the saving n Psalm 49, PSALM XXVII.

strength of his anointed. David sustaineth his faith by the power of God.

9 Save thy people, and bless · thine inheritance: Den. 7, 27. A Psalm of David.

m feed them also, and lift them up for ever. • Joku 2, 12. THE LORD is my “light and my salvation; whom

shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; David exhorteth princes to give glory to God.
of whom shall I be
whenen' the wicked, eren mine eremies and my G'Ente talery and strength.

A Psaim of Davil.

LIVE unto the LORD, O) ye mighty, 'give unto :. Ps. 115,

" foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stum

Lord blerl and fell

2 Give unto the Lord the glory dueunto his name: 2s. 3 Though a host should encamp against me, my worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.

a Luke 11,2, heart shall not fear; though war should rise against 3 4 The voice of the Lord is upon the waters: the 22. James 5, 16, me, in this will I be contident.

God of glory thundereth ; the Lord is upon many. Heb. 13 4 One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will l} waters. & Tim. 3, .seck after; that I may dwell in the house of the 4 The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of 2.1 ke 21.

LORD üll the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord is full of majesty.
the LORD, and to : inquire in his temple

5 The voice of the Loro loreaketh 6the cedars;
5 For in the time of trouble he shall " hide me in yea, ihe Lord breaketh the cedars of Lebanon.
i John , his pavilion : in the secret of his tabernacle shall he's 6 He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon
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David praiseth God:


He extolleth God's goodness.
7 The voice of the Lord † divideth ine flames of trouble ; mine eye is'consumed with grief, yea, my 1 Psal. 6,7

soul and my belly.
8 The voice of the LORD shaketh the wilderness ; 10 For my life is spent with grief, and my years
the LORD 'shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh. with sighing: my strength " faileth because of mine

9 The voice of the Lord maketh the hinds to calve,iniquity, and ny" bones are consumed.
and discovereth the forests: and in his temple doth 11 I was a reproach among all mine enemies, but 18.32, 3.
every one speak of his glory.

especially among Pmy neighbours, and a fear to mine 10 The Lord sitteth upon the "flood; yea, the acquaintance: they that did see me without 'fled 13. n o Gen. 6,17. LORD sitteth King for ever.

from me. 11 The Lord will give strength unto his people; 12 I am forgotten as a dead man out' of mind : I : Daniel 2: the Lord will bless his people with peace.

am like a broken vessel. PSALM XXX.

13 For I have heard the slander of many : fear - Ps. 88, 4. David praiseth God for his deliverance.

was on every side: while they took counsel together
A Psalm and Song at the a dedication of the house of against me, they devised to take away my life.

14 But I trusted in thee, O LORD: I said, Thou
I WILL, "anat olabee, of hare inforibusu hastejsied are gry God
me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice 15 My times are in thy hand : deliver me from

" c Psal. 25, over me.

the hand of mine enemies, and from them that perse- 219,10 20 LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou cute me. d Psnl. 108, hast healed me.

16* Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: save Nun. 30 LORD, thou hast ® brouglit up my soul from theme for thy mercies' sake.

grave : thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go 17 Let me not be ashamed, O LORD ; for I have e Psalm 86, down to the pit.

called upon thee: let the wickéd be ashamed, and let 4 Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give them be silent in the grave. f Rev. 15,3. thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

18 Let the ? lying lips be put to silence; which 'sal. 49, 12, 5 For his anger endureth but 5 a moment; in his speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously Psalm 63, · favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but against the rightcous. joy cometh in the morning,

19. Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast 6 And in my prosperity I saiet, I shall never be laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast i tor... moved.

wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of Col. 7 LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my 'moun-men! 12 Sam.5, tain to stand strong: thou " didst hide thy face, and 20 Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy pres- c Ps. 21, 5 I was troubled.

ence from the pride of man; thou shalt keep them 8 I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the Lord I secretly in a pavilion from the strise of tongues. made "supplication.

21 Blessed be the LORD; for he hath shewed me 9 What profit is there in my blood, when I go down his marvellous kindness in a strong city. o Psal. 3,5. to the pit? Shall the odust praise thee? shall it de- 22 For I said ' in my haste, I am cut off from a Jer. l., 18 clare thy truth?

before thine eyes : nevertheless thou heardest the eJonals 2,4. 10 Rear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: { voice of my supplications, when I cried unto thee. LORD, be thou my helper.

23 O love the LORD, all ye his saints: for the LORD 11 Thol hast turned for me my mourning into preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the pjer 81, te P dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded { proud doer.

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24: Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen
12 To the end that my glory niay sing praise to thee, your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.
and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give

thanks unto thee for ever.

Confession of sins giveth ease to the conscience

A Psalm of David, || Maschi!.
David, shewing liis confidence in God, craveth his help.

B LESSED is he whose transgression is forgiven, France, ?'o the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.

whose sin is a covered. N thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never

2 Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD "im- a liori. 4,7 be ashamed : deliver me in thy righteousness. puteth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no 12 Cor. 5,

2 Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily : guile. & 2 Sam s, be thou my strong rock, for a house of defence to 3 When I ' kept silence, my bones waxed old:

through my roaring all the day long. 3 For thou art my rock and my fortress: therefore, 4 (For day and night thy hand was heavy upon a 1 Cor. 11 • Ps. 28, 3. for thy name's sake," lead me and guide me. me) my noisdure is turned into the drought of sum- sl.

4 Pull me out of the net that they have laid e privily mer. Selah.
for me ; for thou art my strength.

5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine ini-
5 luto thy hand 'I commit my spirit : thou hast quity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my trans- Prov. 2%,
redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.

gressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the " 6 I have hated them that regard & lying vanities : iniquity of my sin. Selah. but I trust in the LORD.

6 For this shall every one that is god'y pray unto 7 I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy : for thou thee & in a time when thou mayest be found : surely 5 Isa. 55, 6. Isa. 63, 13. hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my in the floods of great waters they shall not come h Isa. 53,16.

;; Deit. 92, soul in adversities;

nigh unto himn. 8 And hast not. shut me up into the hand of the 7 Thou art' my hiding-place; thou shalt preserve i Ps. 31, 20. enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room. me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with k Rev. 18 9 Have mercy uron me, 0 LORD, for I am in * songs of deliverance. Selah.

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An exhortation to praise God.


The privileges of the godly. 8 I will 'instruct thee, and tcach thee in the way. 30 magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt e Ps. 22, 22 which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye. his name together,

9 Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which 4 I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and deliv

have no understanding; whose mouth must be heldered me from all my' fears.
n James 3,9.
in with "bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee. 5 They looked unto him, and were lightened ; and

10 ° Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he their faces were not ashamed.
that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall compass him 6 This 5 poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, 17.492,16.

and saved him out of all his troubles. 11 Be glad in the Lord, and Prejoice, ye righteous: 7 The angel of the Lord "encampeth round about her.32. 7 and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart. them that fear him, and delivereth them. PSALM XXXIII.

80 taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed Pet. 2:2 God is to be praised for his goodness.

is the man that trustcth in him.
REJOICE in the LORD, Oye righteous ; for 90fear the Lord, ye his saints : for there is no


want to them him. b Ps. 50, 16. 2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with 10 The young lions do lack and "siffer hunger : c Rev.14,2 the psaltery, and an instrument of ten strings. but they that seek the LORD shall not want °any » Job 8, 10.

3 Sing unto him " a new song; play e skilfully with good thing.
a loud noise :

11 Come, ye children, hearken unto me; I will 6, 8.
4 For the word of the Lord is 'right; and all his teach you the fear of the LORD.
works are done in truth.

12 What man is he that desireth life, and loveth 1o.
5. He loveth righteousness and judgment : "the many days, that he may see good ?
"! Tim.4, earth is full of the goodness of the LORD.

13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from 10.
6 By the word of the Lord were the heavens made: speaking guile.
and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. 14 Depart from evil, and do good ; 'seek peace, « Ps. 15, 2.

7 'He gathereth the waters of the sea together as and pursue it.
a heap: he layeth up the depth kin store-houses. 15 The cycs of the LORD are upon the righteous, 18.

8 Let all the earth 'fear the LORD; let all the and his ears are open unto their *cry:
inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him :

16 y The face of the Lord is against them that do s Lum. :,
9 For he "spake, and it was done; he commanded, evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the
and it stood fast.

10 The Lord bringeth the counsel of the hcathen 17 The righteous 'cry, and the LORD heareth, and

"to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of delivereth them out of all their troubles. Acts 4, 29. none effect.

18 The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a bro-
11 The counsel of the Lord standeth for ever, theken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. b Ps 51, 17.
thoughts of his heart to all generations.

19. Many are the afflictions of the righteous : but
12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord;}the LORD delivereth him out of them all.

p Ex. 19, 5. and the people whoni he hath P chosen for his own 20 He keepeth all his bones : not one of them is

13 The LORD ? lookcth from heaven; he behold- 21' Evil shall slay the wicked; and they that hate
eth all the sons of men.

the righteous shall be desolate.
14 From the place of his habitation he looketh up- 22 The Lord redeemeth the soul of his servants;
on all the inhabitants of the earth.

and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.
15 He fashioneth their hearts alike; he consider-

PSALM XXXV. eth all their works.

David prayeth for his own safety, and his enemies censusion 16 There is no king saved by the 'multitude of a

A Psalm of David. : by much .


a Isa. 45, 17 A horse is a vain thing for saferyoneitteesthi PLEAD my cause, O Lord, with them that strive a lsn ti5 25


with me: fight against them that fight against me. b Isa. 12 13 Judg. 1, he deliver any by "his great strength.

2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up 18 Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them for my help. Zrch. 12 that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

3 Draw out also the spear, and stop the way cGen. 19, 6.
19 To deliver their soul from death, and to keep against them that persecute me say unto my soul, d 1 Cor. 1
u Pr. 10, 3. them alire "in famire.

I am thy salvation.
20 Our soul waiteth for the LORD; he is our 4 Let them be confounded and put to shame that
help and our shield.

seek after my soul : let them be é turned back and
21 For our heart shall rejoice in him ; y because brought to confusion that devise my hurt
. 91, 2 we have trusted in his holy name.

5 Let them be as 'claff before the wind and let real. 1, 1. 22 Let thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us, according the angel of the LORD chase them. as we hope in thee.

6 Let their way be s dark and slippery; and let the Design?

angel of the LORD persecute them.
David praiseth God, and exhorteth others thereto by his 7 For "without cause have they hid for me their 69 15.

net in a pit, which without cause they have digged A Psalm of David, when he changed his behaviour for my soul.

before Abimelech'; who drove him away, and he 8 Let'destruction come upon him at unawares ; &

and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into 1 Ps. 7, 16. I :

WILL bless the LORD at all times : his praise that very destruction let him fall.
sluill continually be in my mouth.

9 And my soul shall be joyful in the LORD: it shall
2 My soul shall make her boast in the LORD : { rejoice in his salvation.
the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.

10 All my bones shall say, LORD, who is like

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