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David's complaint :

PSALMS.

He persuadeth to confidence in God. unto thee, which deliverest the poor from him that is, 7 How 'excellent is thy loving-kindness, O God ! 1 Epke 3, IL }

12 too strong for him, yea, the poor and the needy from therefore " the children of men put their trust under m Join 1, him that spoileth him?

the shadow of thy wings. n. Job 5, 15.

11 ° False witnesses did rise up: they laid to P my 8 They shall be " abundantly satisfied with the fat- n Isa. 65, 19 charge things that I knew not.

ness of thy house ; and thou shalt make them drink 12 They rewarded me ? evil for good, to the spoil- of the river of thy pleasures. 9 Ps. 103, 4, ing of my soul.

9 For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy Jer. 2, 18 13 But as for me, when they were sick, my cloth-p light shall we see light. 7 Gen. 37, ing was' sackcloth : I hunbled my soul with fasting, 10 () continue thy loving-kindness unto them that Jam. 1,17.

and my prayer returned unto mine own bosom. know thee: and thy righteousness to the 9 upright in

14 I behaved myself as though he had been my heart. .
friend or brother: I bowed down t heavily, as one 11 Let not the foot of pride come against me, and ;£rek. 36.
that mourneth for shis niother.

let not the hand of the wicked remove me.
15 But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gath- 12 There are the & workers of iniquity fallen: they

ered then selves together; yea, the abjects gathered are cast down, and shall not be able to rise. (July 30, 2. themselves together against me, and I knew it not ;

PSALM XXXVII. u Ps: 67,4. they did " tear me, and ceased pot.

David persuadeth to patience and confidence in God. 16 With hypocritical mockers * in fcasts, they

A Psalm of David. gnashed upon me with their teeth.

TRET not thyself a because of evil-doers, neither a Jer. 12 1. 17 Lord, how long wilt thou " look on? rescue my be thou envious against the workers of iniquity : y llaw. 1,18. soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions. 2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, b Ps. 90, 5.

18 I will give thee thanks in the great congrega-{ and wither as the green herb. tion: I will praise thee amoug much people.

3 Trust in the Lord, and do good: so shalt thou " Epb. 5, 8 19 Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. 17.6, 13. rejoice over me; neither let them “wink with the eye 4. Delight thyself also in the LORD ; and he shall that hate me without a cause.

give thee the desires of thy heart.
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ceitful matters against then that are quiet in the land. } him, and he shall bring it to pass :

21 Yea, they opened their mouth wide against 6 And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the to set as me, and said, " Aha, aha! our eye hath seen it. light, and thy judgment as the noon-day.

22 This thou hast seen, O LORD; ' keep not 7 + Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him : + Heb. B. rams1,7. silence: 0 LORD, be not far from me.

fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his filereso 23 Stir up thyself, and awake to my judgment, way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devi- Isa. 3o, is. even unto iny cause, my God and my LORD. ces to pass.

24 Judge me, O Lord my God, according to thy 8 Cease from 'anger, and forsake wrath ; fret not r Mark 5, & righteousne s; and let them not rejoice over me. thyself in any wise to do evil.

25 Let'th m not say in their hearts, Ah, so would 9 For evil-doers shall be cut off: but those that Rev. 14, we have it: let them not say, We have swallowed wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

10 For’yet a little while, and the wicked shall not 26 Let them " be ashamed, and brought to confu-be : yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and so

sion together, that rejoice at my hurt: let them be it shall not be. i Ps. 101 29 i clothed with shame and dishonour that * magnisy

11 But the 'meek shall inherit the earth; and shall 1 Dan. 4,47.

; a l's. SP, 16 themselves against me.

delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
27 Let them'shout for joy, and be glad, that fa- 12 The wicked plotteth against the just, and
vour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continu- gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
ally, Let the Lord be magnified, which hath pleasure 13 The Lord shall " laugh at him ; for he seeth » Psal. 2,
in the prosperity of his servant.

that his day is coming.
28 And " my tongue shall speak of thy righteous- 14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, and
ness and of thy praise, all the day long.

have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy,
PSALM XXXVI.

and to slay such as be of upright conversation. The grievous state of the wicked.

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To the chief Musician. A Psalın of David, the and their bows shall be broken.
a servant of the LORD.

16? A litle that a righteous man hath is better Tr. 16,
THE transgression of the wicked "saith within than the riches of many wicked.

my heart, that there is no fear of God before 17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken : r Ps. 10, 15 c konans his eyes.

but the Lord upholdeth the righteous. 2 For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until 13 The Lord knoweth the days of the upright; ke 12, his iniquity be found to be hateful.

an their inheritance shall be for ever. 3 The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: 19 They shall not be ashamed in the evil time; 2 Pet. 1, 11 he hath left off to'be wisc, and to do good. and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.

4. Ile deviseth mischict upon his bed; he setteth 20 But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of
himself in a way that is "not good; he abhorreth not } the LORD shall be as the ulat of lambs: they shall

consume, into smoke shall they consume away.
5 Thy mercy, O Lord, is in the heavens, and thy 21 The wicked * borroweth and payeth not again:
faithfulness reachcth unto the clouds.

but the righteous sheweth mercy, and givethi.

y 6 Thy righteousness is like the great mountains ; 22 For such as bez blessed of him shall inherit i Ps. 77, 19. thy judgments are a great deep: 0 LORD, thou the earth ; and they that be cursed of him shall be k Mat. 5, 45, * preservest man and beast.

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The happy state of the godly.

PSALMS.

The brevity and vanity of life. 23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the me; and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous LORD ; and he delighteth in his way.

things, and imagine deceits all the day long. 24 Though he - Tall, he shall not be utterly cast 13 But I, as a deaf man, beard not; and I coas 2 Sam. 16 • Isa. 8, 11. down : for the LORD - upholdeth him with his as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.

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14 Shus I was as a man that heareth not, and in o Ps. 99, . 25 I have been young, and now am old ; yet have whose mouth are no reproofs. a llcb. 15, I not seen the righteous « forsaken, nor'e his seed

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hear, O Lord my God. 26 He is ever merciful, and lendeth ; and his seed 16 For I said, Hear me ; lest otherwise they should (Mat. 6, 33. & is blessed.

rejoice over mc: when my foot || slippeth, they 'mag- ! Or, i gi Pet. 3, 9. 27 Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for nify themselves against me. Tit. 2, 12 evermore.

17 For I am ready ? to halt, and my sorrow is 28 For the Lord i loveth judgment, and forsaketh continually before me.

not his saints; they are preserved for ever : but the 18 For I will ' declare mine iniquity ; I will be $1. * Job 12,19 seed of the wicked shall be * cut off.

sorry for my sin. 29 The righteous shall inherit the land, and dweil 19 But inine enemies arc lively,and they are strong; s2 Cor. 7, therein for ever.

and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied. 30 The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, 20 They also that render "evii for good are mine + Ps. 35, 18. and his tongue talketh of judgment.

adversaries ; ' because I follow the thing that good is. u Ps. 109, 1. 31 The law of his God is “ in his heart; none of 21 Forsake me not, O LORD: 0 my God, be not . Dan. 6, 6, his steps shall slide.

far from me. 32 The wicked "watcheth the righteous, and 22 Make haste † to help me, O LORD my salva- y Ps. 22, 1. seeketh to slay him. tion.

f Heb. for 33 The LORD will not leave him in his hand,

PSALM XXXIX.
Pnor condemn him when he is judged.

David's care of his thoughts, and prayer.
34,9 Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he To the chief Musician, even to · Jeduthun. A Psalm
Heb. 12 shall exalt thee to inherit the land : when the wicked

of David. Ps. 52, 7. are 'cut off, thou shalt see it. 35 I have seen the wicked in great power, and I SAID, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin b 1 Kings

not with my tongue; I will keep my f mouth with 2 Kings 10, spreading himself like a green bay-tree;

a bridle, while the wicked is before me. 36 Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not : 2 I was dumb with silence: I hold my peace, eren die brambura yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. :

d from good ; and my sorrow was stirred. 37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: 3 My heart was hot within me; while I was mu- 13. 141, s. for the end of that man is peace.

sing the e fire burned : 'then spake I with my tongue, Jamess, 238 But the transgressors shall be destroyed to- 4 Lord, make me to know mine end, and the cJer.29, 10. y Isa, 57,2 gether: the end of the wicked shall be cut off.

measure of my days, what it is; that I may know Cold, 39 But the salvation of the righteous is of the how frail I am. LORD ; he is their strength in the time of trouble. 5 Behold, thou hast made my days as a hand- e Jer. 20, 14.

40 And the Lord shall help them, and deliver breadth, and mine age is as nothing before thee: 301, 3, 1,2

them; he shall deliver them from the wicked, and verily every man at his best state is altogether "vanity. I Clur. 5, save them, because they trust in him.

Selah.
PSALM XXXVIII.

6 Surely every man walketh in'a vain s'iew:
David moveth God to take conipassion of his pitiful case. surely they are disquieted in vain; he heapeth up.
A Psalm of David, a to bring to remembrance. riches, and knoweth not who shall * gather them.
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LORD, rebuke me not in thy wrath ; neither 7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is Luke 12
chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

in thee.
2 For thine e arrows stick fast in me, and thy 8 Deliver me from all my transgressions : make
Joh 6, 4. hand presseth me sore.

me not the 'reproach of the foolish.
3 There is e no soundness in my flesh because of 9 I was "dumb, and opened not my mouth; be-
thine anger; neither is there any rest in my bones cause thou didst it.
because of my sin.

10 Remove thy stroke away from me: I am con-
4 For mine iniquities are gone over my head; assumed by the blow of thy hand.
a'heavy burden they are too heavy for me.

11 When thou with rebukes dost correct man for
5 My wounds stink, and are corrupt, because of iniquity, thou makest liis beauty to consume away
my foolishness.

like a "moth : surely every man is vanity. Selah.
6 I am troubled; I am bowed down grcatly; I go 12 Hear my prayer, O Lorn, and give ear unto
mourning all the day long.

my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am
7 For my loins are filled with a loathsome dis- a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my o lleb. 11,
ease ; and there is no soundness in my flesh.

fathers were. di Isr. 38, 10. 8 I am feeble and sore broken : I have 'roared

130 spare me, that I may recover strength, before p Gen. 47, a. i Isa. 5, s. by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

I go hence, and be ? Ifo more.

9 Eccl. 12, 9 LORD, kall my desire is before thee; and my

PSALM XL. groaning is not hid from thee.

i The benefit of confidence in God....6 Obedience is the best 10 My heart t panteth, my strength faileth me:

sacrifice. Hleb, run, as for the light of mine eyes, it also is gone from me. To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David. a Luke 23, my sore; and my kinsmen stand afar off.

me, cry. 12 They also that seek after my life lay snares for} 2 He brought me up also out of a 'horrible pit, d Ps. 22, 1

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Obedience the best sacrifice.

PSALMS.

The psalmist's real for Gout. çmú. 2,2, out of tlie miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, { $5 An evil disease say they, cleaveth fast unto him . Acts 28, 6

8% , 5 and established my goings.

and now that he lietn, he shall rise up no more. 3 And he hath put'a new song in my inouth, even 9 Yea, mine own familiar friend in whom I trust- h2 Sam 15 g Rev. 11, praise unto our God: many shall / see it, and fear, ed, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel Ps

. 55, 18. and shall trust in the LORD.

against me. 4 Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his 10 But thou, O LORD, be mercisul unto me, and Ps. 101,8 trust; and i respecteth not the proud, nor such kas raise me up, that I may requite them. k Ps. 125, 4. turn aside to lies.

11 By this I know that thou 'favourest me, be5 Many, O Lord my God, are thy' wonderful cause mine enemy doth not triumph over me. works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which 12 And as for me, thou k upholdest me in mine k Ps. 25 21 are to us-ward : they cannot be reckoned up in order integrity, and settest me before thy face for ever. unto thee: if i would declare and speak of them, 13 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel from everthey are more than can be numbered.

lasting and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen. 6 Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire;

PSALM XLII. mine ears hast thou + opened : burnt-offering and

David's zeal to serve God in the temple. sin-offering hast thou not required.

To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of 7 Then said I, PLo, I come: in the volume of the Ex 21,6. book it is ? written of me; 8 I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy AS the hart panteth after the water-brooks, so Chron. 6,

panteth my soul after thee, O God.
law is within my heart.

2 My soul • thirsteth for God, for the living God : 1st.
9 I have preached righteousness in the great when shall I come and appear before God?
congregation : lo, I have not reírained my lips, O

3 My tears have been my meat day and night, a Ps 102, . - Phi'. 2, 5. LORD, thou knowest.

while they continually say unto me, Where is thy 10 I have not hid thy righteousness within my God?

heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy sal- 4 When I remember these things, I pour out my flam. 5, 18 1 kom.3, 2. vation : I have not concealed thy loving-kindness and soul in me : for I had gone with the multitude; Í u Rom. 1, thy truth from the great congregation.

went with them to the house of God, with the voice 11 Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, of

joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holy-day. & Ex. 23, 14 Ps. 119, O LORD: let thy loving-kindness and thy truth 5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul ? and why continually preserve me.

art thou disquieted in me ? Hope thou in God; for 1 Lam 3,

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12 For innumerable evils have compassed me shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance. Rom. 5, &

6 0 my God, my soul is cast down within me:
courtesy . so that I am not able to look up: they are more therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jor- 12 Chr. 20

than the hairs of my head ; therefore my heart dan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.
faileth me.

7 Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy 13. 88, 7." 13 Le pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, 'water-spouts : all thy waves and thy billows are 1 Ps. 18 ** make haste to help me.

gone

over me.
14 Let thema be ashamed and confounded together 8 Yet the Lord will "command his loving-kindness m Deul 28
that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be in the day-time, and in the night" his song shall be Nat. 8, 8.
driven backward, and put to shame, that wish me evil. with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.

15 Let them abe desolate for a reward of their 9 1 will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou
shamr, that say unto me, Aha, aha !

forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the

I 16 Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad oppression of the enemy?

in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, 10 As with a sword in my bones, mine enemies Ps. 35,27. The Lord be magrified.

reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where 17 But I am poor and needy; yet the LORD think-is thy God? eth upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer ; 11 Why art thou cast down, O my soul ? and why make no tarrying, O my God.

art thou disquieted within me? Hope thou in God; salvations, PSALM XLI.

for I shall yet praise him, who is t the health of my ances of muy 1 God's care of the poor.... 10 David fleeth to God for succour. { countenance, and my God.

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To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.

PSALM XLIII.
LESSED is he that considereth the || poor: the David prayeth to be restored to the temple.

UDGE me, God, my cause against

; a. Isa. 88, 9, and he sha!l be blessed upon the parth: and thou deceitful and unjust man.

wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. 2 For thou art the God of my strength : why dost

3 The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed thou cast me off? why go I'mourning because of the ¢ Ps. 3, ta < 14.22,2 of languishing: thou wilt f make all his bed in his soppression of the enemy?

30 send out thy light and thy e truth: let them a Ps 27, 1. 4 I said, O Lord, le merciful umo me; "heal my lead me, let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to 4 Ps. 119, u 2 Chr.30, soul; for I have e sinned against thce.

thy / tabernacles.
5 Mine cnemies speak evil of me; When shall he 4 Then will I " go unto the altar of God, unto God
die, and his name perish ?

my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise & Heb. 2, 3 6 And if he come to see me, he' speaketh vanity: thee, O God, my God.

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. prox.20, 2h his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; when he goeth 5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul ? and why abroad, he telleth it.

art thou disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I 7 All that hate me whisper together against me: shall yet praise him, who is the health of my counteagainst me do they devise my hurt.

nance, and my God.

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The church complaineth.

PSALMS.

The majesty of Christ's kingilom. PSALM XLIV.

2 Thou art · fairer than the children of men ; grace Bong 5, 16 The church complaineth of her present evils. is poured into thy lips : therefore God hath blesTo the chief Musician for the sons of Korah. sed thee for ever.

3' Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, 0 most Mighty, e Ps. 113, 7'E have heard with our ears, O God, our fathW.

ers have told us, what work thou didst in their with thy glory and thy majesty. days, in the times of old ;

4 And in thy majesty "ride prosperously, because (Rev. 19, 2 How thou didst drive out the heathen with thy of truth, and neckness, and righteousness; and Evra 9, 11. hand, and plantedst them; how thou didst afflict the thy right hand shall teach thee TM terrible things. people and cast them out.

5 Thine arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's h Nev. 6, 2 3 For they got not the land in possession by their enemies; whereby the people fall under thee. own sword, neither did their own arm save them; but 6 °Thy throne, () Ged, is for ever and ever. the k Mat. 11,

thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre. d Deut. 7,7. countenance, because "thou hadst a favour unto them.

7 Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wicked- ' Isa. 12, 3. 4 Thou art my King, O God: command deliver- ness: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee m Rev. 14 ances for Jacob.

with the oil of gladness above thy fellow's.
5 Tirough thee will we push down our enemies; 8 All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and
! Mal.-t, , through thy name will we stread them under that rise { cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have
ker. 14, 19. up against us.

I made thee glad.
6 For I will not trust in my bow, neither shall my 9 Kings' daughters were among thy honourable
sword save ine.

women: upon thy right hand did stand the 'queen in 9Song 4,10.
7 But thou hast saved us from our enemies, and gold of Ophir.
hast put them to shame that hated us.

10 Hearken, daughter, and consider, and incline
8 In God " we boast all the day long, and praise thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy
thy name for ever.
Selah.

s father's house ;
9 But thou hast cast off, and put us to shame; 11 So shall the King greatly desire thy beauty ; Song 1,14
and goest not forth with our armies.

for he is "thy Lord, and worship thou him. La 58,2

10 Thou makest us * to turn back from the enemy; 12 And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a k Jer. 50,24

and they which hate us spoil for themselves. gift ; even the rich among the people shall entreat » Isa. 60, 3

11 Thou hast given us like sheep appointed for thy favour.
meat; and bast scattered us among the heathen. 13 The King's daughter is 'all glorious within ; y Eph. 6, 17

12 Thou sellest thy people' for nought, and dost her clothing is of wrought gold.
not increase thy wealth by their price.

14 She shall be brought unto the King in raiment 13 Thou makest us"a reproach to our neighbours, of needle-work: the 'virgins her companions that 1. Rev. 14, Pa. 73,4. a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us. follow her shall be brought unto thee.

14 Thou makest us ' a by-word among the hea- 15 With gladness and rejoicing, shall they be i Jer. 33,

then, 'a shaking of the head among the people. brought: they shall enter into the King's palace. p Pe. 4. 7. 15 My confusion is continually before ine, and the 16 Instead of thy fathers shall be “thy children, shame of my face hath covered me,

whom thou mayest make princes in all the earth. 16 For the voice of him that reproacheth and blas- 17 I will make e thy name to be remembered in all ! Luke 19, a Posl., 2 phemeth ; by reason of the enemy and avenger. generations; therefore shall the people praise thee for r! Tim. 1, 17 All this is come upon us; yet have we not ever and ever. forgotten thee, neither have we dealt salsely in thy

PSALM XLVI.
covenant.

The confidence which the church hath in God.
18. Our heart is not turned back, neither have our To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah. A
steps declined from thy way;

Song upon Alamoth,
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refuge Isa. 4,4,6 " Pejet 3,6. , and us with shadow death. help in trouble :

20 If we have forgotten the name of our God, or 2 Therefore will not we fear, thergh the earth stretched our hands to a strange god ;

d be removed, and though the mountains be carried :. Peter 3, 21 Shall not God ' search this out? 'for he knoweth into the midst of the sea ; the secrets of the heart.

3 Though the waters thereof roar und' be troub22 Yea,' for thy sake are we killed all the day { led, though the mountains shake with the swelling .. kev. 3, '36. long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter. thereof. Selah.

23 ? Awake, why sleepest thou, O Lord ? arise, 4. There is : a river, the streams whereof shall
cast us not off for ever.

"make glad 'the city of God, the holy place of the
24 Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest tabernacles of the Most High.
our amiction and our oppression ?

5 God is in the midst of her; she shall not be
23 For our soul is bowed down to the dust; our moved: God shall help her, and that right early.
belly cleaveth unto the earth.

6 The heathenraged, the kingdoms were moved: Mut. 16, 26 Arise for our help, and redeem us, for thy mer- he uttered his voice, the earth" melted. cies' sake.

7 The Lord of 'hosts is with us; the God of a PSALM XLV. Jacob is our refuge. Selah.

n Rev. 6, 16. The majesty and grace of Christ's kingdom.

8 Come, behold the works of the LORD, 'what o 2 Chr. 18, To the chief Musician vpon Shoshannim, for the sons desolations he hath made in the earth. of Korah, Maschil . A Song of lores.

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PSALMS.

The vanity of worldly prosperity. exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the? 3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom ; and the mediearth.

tation of my heart shall be oft understanding. 11 The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of 4 I will 5 incline mine ear to a parable; I will open derstandJacob is our refuge. Selah.

my "dark saying upon the harp. PSALM XLVII. '5 Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, 1 Mat

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The nations are exhorted to enteriain the kingdom of Christ. when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about
To the chief Misician. A Psalm for the sons of 6 They that 'trust in their wealth, and 6 boast iz.
Korah.

themselves in the multitude of their riches;
CLAP your hands, all ye people; 'shout unto

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7 None of them can by any means redeem his 18. God with the voice of triumph:

brother, nor give to God "a ransom for him; 2 For the LORD most high is terrible; he is ca 8 (For the redemption of their soul is precious, and ( Prov. 10, great King over all the earth.

it ceaseth for ever ;) 3 He shall 4 subdue the people under us, and the 9 That he should still live for ever, and not see Dantel 7, nations under our feet.

corruption. 4 He shall choose e our inheritance for us, the 10 For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the *1 Pet. 1,4 lexcellency of Jacob, whom he loved.

Selah. fool and the 'brutish person perish, and leave their 18. 5 God is gone up with a shout, the Lord with wealth to others. f, Luke 24 the sound of a trumpet.

11 Their inward thought is, that their houses shall 6 Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises continue forever, and theirdwelling-places to all geneunto our King, sing praises.

rations: they call their lands" after their own names. m Job 18 7 For God is the King of all the earth : sing ye 12 Nevertheless, man being in honour abideth hi Col. 14, praises " with understanding.

not: he is like the beasts that P perish. 8 God reigneth over the heathen: God sitieth 13 This their way is their || folly : yet their poster- . Ps. 39, 5 1 Ps. 93 , 1. upon * the throne of his holiness.

ity approve their sayings. Selah. 9 The princes of the people are gathered together, 14 Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death even the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields shall feed on them; and the upright shall have do- Luke 13 is of the earth belong unto God : he is greatly exalted. minion over them in the morning, and their beauty PSALM XLVIII.

shall consume in the grave from their dwelling. The ornaments and privileges of the church.

15 But God will redeem my soul from the power "Jer. 12, 3. A Song and Psalm for the

sons of Korah. of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah. GR

REAT is a the Lord, and greatly to be praised 16 Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when i Hosea 13,

in the city of our God, in the mountain of his the glory of his house is increased : holiness.

17 For, when he dieth, he shall * carry nothing to c Isa. 2, 2, 2 Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole saway ; his glory shall not descend after him;

earth, is mount Zion; on the sides of the north, the 18 Though, while he lived, he blessed his soul : x 1 Tim.o city of the great King.

(and men will praise thee when thou doest well to 3 God is knowi: in her ® palaces for a refuge. thyself :)

4 For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed 19 He shall go to the generation of his fathers; a John 11,2 by together.

they shall ” never see light. 5 They & saw it, and so they marvelled; they 20 Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, it were troubled, and hasted away.

is like the beasts that perish. 6 'Fear took' hold upon them there, and pain, as

PSALAI L. n Isa. 13,7, of a woman in travail.

The majesty of God in the church. 7 Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an

A Psalm of Asaph. i Ex. 15,15. east wind.

THE mighty God, even the LORD, hath , city of the Lord of hosts, in the city of our God: God unto the going down thereof. i Ps. 44, 1. will establish it for ever. Selah.

2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, Goa : Nev. 14,1. 9 We have thought of thy loving-kindness, Ohath shined. God, in the midst of thy temple.

3 Our God shall come, and shall not 'keep si16 According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise { lence: a 5 fire shall devour before him, and it shall be 115.25 unto the ends of the earth : thy right hand is full of very tempestuous round about him.

4 He shall call to the heavens from above, and to 7, 8. 11 Let' mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of the earth, (that he may judge his people.) y Rev. 14,1. Judah be glad, ' because of thy judgments.

5 * Gather my saints together unto me; those that : Mat. 25, 12 Walk sabout Zion, and go round about her:} have made a covenant with me by sacrifice. tell the 'towers thereof.

6 And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: k Isa. IS, s. 13 Mark ye well her bulwarks," consider her pal- for God is "judge himself. Selah.

t Isa. 33, 22. aces; that ye may tell it to the generation following. 7 Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel,

14 For this God is our God for ever and ever; he and I will testify against thee: I am God, even thy God. . 2 Tim. will be our guide even unto death.

8 I will not reprove thee for thy "sacrifices, or thy PSALM XLIX.

burnt-offerings, io have been continually before me.
Worldly prosperity is not to bc admired.

9 I will take no bullock out of thy house, nor he-
To the chief Musiciun. A Psalm Jur the sons of goats out of thy folds:
Korah.

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11 I know all the fowls of the mountains; and the 2 Both low and high, rich and poor together. wild beasts of the field are mine.

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