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The wicked borroweth, and payeth | not -a ,

gain : But the righteous / shew-eth | mercy,—and |

giveth. For such as be blessed of him shall in herit

the earth; And they that be cursed of him-shall be

cut off. The steps of a good man are ordered | by-the

Lord : And he de light-eth in-his way. Though he fals, he shall not be utterly-cast |

down: For the Lord upholdeth | h-im | with—his |

hand.

I have been young, and now.-am | old ;
Yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor

his se—ed | beg-ging | bread.
He is ever | merciful-and | lendeth :
And-his seed—is | blessed.
Depart from evil, | and—do | good;
And dwell—for ev-er | more.
For the Lord loveth judgment, and forsaketh |

not-his saints ; They are preserved for ever : but the seed of

the | wick-ed shall be-cut | off. The righteous shall in | herit the land, And dwell--there | in--for ever. The mouth of the righteous | speak-eth | wis

dom, And his / ton-gue I talketh-of | judgment.

The law of his God is I in-his heart;
No ne--of his steps—shall slide.
The wicked / watcheth—the righteous,
A 1-nd seeketh—to slay him.

The Lord will not leave him in his hand, Nor condemn-him | when he-is | judged. Wait on the Lord, and keep his way, and he

shall exalt thee to inherit—the land : When the wicked are | cut-off, | thou—shalt /

see it.

I have seen the wicked in / gre—at | power,
And spreading him | self-like a | green-bay |

tree. Yet he passed away, and | 10,—he was not : Yea, I sought him, but | he-could not—be

found.

Mark the perfect man, and be | hold—the

upright: For the end-of that man—is | peace. But the transgressors shall be destroyed—to

gether : The end of the wick—ed / shall be-cut | off.

But the salvation of the righteous 1 is of—the

Lord : He is their strength—in the time-of trouble. And the Lord shall help them, and deliver

them; He shall deliver them from the wicked, and save

them, because they I trust-in ( him,

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HEAR this, | all-ye | people :

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inhabitants of the world : both low and high, | rich—and poor,-together. My mouth shall speak—of wisdom n; And the meditation of my heart-shall |

be of—under | standing. I will incline mine ear—to a | parable : I will open my dark | saying-up | on-the |

harp Wherefore should I fear in the days—of | evil, When the iniquity of my heels shall | com

pass me-al bout? They that trust in—their wealth, And boast themselves in the , multi—tude |

oftheir riches; None of them can by any means re | deem

his brother, Nor give to God—a | ran-som for him : (For the redemption of their | soul- is

precious, Ai ndit | ceaseth--for ever :) That he should still | live—for | ever, And | no_t | see—cor | ruption. For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool

and the brutish per—son perish, And | leave—their wealth-to others. Their inward thought is, that their houses shall

continue for ever, and their dwelling-places to

all-generations ; They call their | lands—after | their-own |

names.

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Nevertheless man being in honour a bid-eth |

not: He is I like—the beasts—that | perish. This their way-is their folly : Yet their pos | terity-ap | prove-their |

sayings. Like sheep they are | laid-in the grave : Death-shall | feed on them ; And the upright shall have dominion over them |

in-the morning; And their beauty shall con sumein the |

grave—from their | dwelling.

But God will redeem my soul from the power

of the grave; Forh-e shall-receive me. Be not thou afraid when one is—made rich, When the glory-of his house is in

creased;

For when he dieth he shall carry | nothing

a way : His glory shall not descen-d | af—ter | him. Though while he lived he blessed his soul : And men will praise thee, when thou | do-est |

well—to thy self.

He shall go to the generation of -- his |

fathers : Th | ey-shall | never see | light. Man that is in honour, and under-standeth |

not, Is I like the beasts-that I perish.

26.

MAKE a joyful noise unto God, | all-ye |

lands : Sing forth the ho—nour | of—his name: Make his | prai-se, glorious. Say unto God, how terrible | art—thou | in

thy | works!

Through the greatness—of thy | power
Shall thine enemies sub mit-themselves |

un—to | thee. All the earth shall worship thee, and shall |

sing—unto | thee; They shall | si—ng | to—thy | name.

Come and see the works-of God: He is terrible in his doing' | toward—the | children

-of men. He turned the sea | into—dry land : They | went—through the flood-on | foot:

There did we re I joice-in | him.
He ruleth | by—his | power-for ever :
His eyes be hold—the nations :
Let not the re | bellious-ex | alt-them I selves.

O bless our | God,-ye | people,
And make the voice of his , prai-se / to-bel

heard : Which holdeth our / soul-in | life, And suffereth | not-our | feet-to be moved.

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