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ye the Lord.

An exhortation to praise God.

PSALMS. Christ's kingdom typified. 13 I will take the cup of salvation, and 18 The Lord hath chastened me sore: call upon the name of the LORD. but he hath not given me over unto death.

14 I will pay my vows unto the LORD 19 Open to me the gates of righteousness: now in the presence of all his people. I will go into them, and I will praise the

15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is LORD: the death of his saints.

20 This gate of the Lord, into which the 16 O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I righteous shall enter. . am thy servant, and the son of thine hand 21 I will praise thee: for thou hast heard maid: thou hast loosed my bonds. me, and art become my

salvation. 17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of 22 The stone which the builders refused thanksgiving, and will call upon the name is become the head stone of the corner. of the Lord.

23 This is the LORD's doing; it is mar18 I will pay my vows unto the LORD vellous in our eyes. now in the presence of all his people, 24 This is the day which the LORD hath

19 In the courts of the Lord's house, made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise 25 Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD:

O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosPSALM CXVII.

perity: O

PRAISE the LORD, all ye nations ; 26 Blessedbe he that cometh in the name praise him, all ye people.

of the LORD: we have blessed you out of 2 For his merciful kindness is great to- the house of the LORD. ward us: and the truth of the LORD en · 27 God is the LORD, which hath shewed dureth for ever. Praise ye the Lord. us light : bind the sacrifice with cords, even PSALM CXVIII.

unto the horns of the altar. O

GIVE thanks unto the LORD; for he 28 Thou art my God, and I will praise

is good: because his mercy endureth thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee. for ever.

29 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he 2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy en- is good : for his mercy endureth for ever. dureth for ever.

PSALM CXIX. 3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that

ALEPH. his mercy endureth for ever.

LESSED are the undefiled in the way, 4 Let them now that fear the LORD

say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

2 Blessed are they that keep his testi. 5. I called upon the Lord in distress : monies, and that seek him with the whole the LORD answered me, and set me in a large heart. place.

3 They also do no iniquity: they walk 6 The LORD is on my side; I will not in his ways. fear: what can man do unto me?

4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy 7 The LORD taketh my part with them precepts diligently. that help me : therefore shall I see my de 5 Othat my ways were directed to keep sire upon them that hate me.

thy statutes! 8 It is better to trust in the LORD than 6 Then shall I not be ashamed, when I to put confidence in man.

have respect unto all thy commandments. 9 It is better to trust in the LORD than 7 I will praise thee with uprightness of to put confidence in princes.

heart, when I shall have learned thy right10 All nations compassed me about: but eous judgments. in the name of the LORD will I destroy them. 8 I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me

11 They compassed me about; yea, not utterly. they compassed me about: but in the name

BETH. of the Lord I will destroy them.

9 Where with shall a young man cleanse 12 They compassed me about like bees; his way? By taking heed thereto according they are quenched as the fire of thorns : for to thy word. in the name of the LORD I will destroy them, 10 With my whole heart have I sought

13 Thou hast thrust sore at me that 1 thee: O let me not wander from thy commight fall : but the LORD helped me. mandments.

14 The Lord is my strength and song, 11 Thy word have I hid in mine beart, and is become my salvation.

that I might not sin against thee. 15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation 12 Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the me thy statutes, right hand of the Lord doeth valiantly. 13 With my lips have I declared all the

16 The right hand of the Lord is exalt- judgments of thy mouth. ed: the right hand of the Lord doeth va 14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy liantly.

testimonies, as much as in all riches. 17" I shall not die, but live, and declare 15 I will

' meditate in thy precepts, and the works of the LORD.

have respect unto thy ways.

The meditations of David. PSALMS. His prayer and promises.

16 I will delight myself in thy statutes : 43 And take not the word of truth ut. I will not forget thy word.

terly out of my mouth; for I have hoped GIMEL.

in thy judgments. 17 Deal bountifully with thy servant, 44 Šo shall I keep thy law continually that I may live, and keep thy word. for ever and ever.

18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may 45 And I will walk at liberty: for i behold wondrous things out of thy law. seek thy precepts.

19 I am a stranger in the earth: hide 46 I will speak of thy testimonies also not thy commandments from me. before kings, and will not be ashamed.

20 My soul breaketh for the longing that 47 And I will delight myself in thy it hath unto thy judgments at all times. commandments, which I have loved.

21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that 48 My hands also will I lift up unto thy are cursed, which do err from thy com-commandments, which I have loved; and mandments.

I will meditate in thy statutes. 22 Remove from me reproach and con

ZAIN. tempt; for I have kept thy testimonies. 49 Remember the word unto thy ser

23 Princes also did sit and speak against vant, upon which thou hast caused me to me: but thy servant did meditate in thy hope. statutes.

50 This is my comfort in my affliction: 24 Thy testimonies also are my delight, for thy word bath quickened me. and my counsellors.

51 The proud have bad me greatly in deDALETH.

rision: yet have I not declined Trom thy law. 25 My soul cleaveth unto the dust : 52 I remembered thy judgments of old, quicken thou me according to thy word. O LORD; and have comforted myself.

26 I have declared my ways, and thou 53 Horror hath iaken bold upon me beheardest me: teach me thy statutes. cause of the wicked that forsake thy law.

27 Make me to understand the way of 54 Thy statutes have been my songs in thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy won the house of my pilgrimage. drous works.

55 I have remembered thy name, O 28 My soul melteth for heaviness: LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law. strengthen thou me according unto thy 56 This I had, because I kept thy preword.

cepts. 29 Remove from me the way of lying:

CHETH, and grant me thy law graciously.

57 Thou art my portion, O LORD: I 30 I have chosen the way of truth: thy have said that I would keep thy words. judgments have I laid before me.

58 l entreated thy favour with my whole 31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: beart: be merciful unto me according to O LORD, put me not to shame.

thy word. 32 I will run the way of thy command 59 I thought on my ways, and turned ments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.my feet unto thy testimonies. HE.

60 I made haste, and delayed not to 33 Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy keep thy commandments. statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end. 61 The bands of the wicked have rob

34 Give me understanding, and I shall bed me: but I have not forgotten thy law. keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with

62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks my whole heart.

unto thee, because of thy righteous judg35 Make me to go in the path of thy ments. commandments; for therein do I delight. 63 I am a companion of all them that

36 Incline my heart unto thy testimo- fear thee, and of them that keep thy prenies, and not to covetousness.

cepts. 37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding 64 The earth, O Lord, is full of thy vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way. mercy: teach me thy statutes. 38 Establish thy word unto thy servant,

TETH. who is devoted to thy fear.

65 Thou hast dealt well with thy ser39 Turn away my reproach which I vant, O LORD, according unto thy word. fear: for thy judgments are good. 66 Teach me good judgment and

40 Behold, I have longed after thy pre- knowledge: for I have believed thy comcepts: quicken me in thy righteousness. mandments. VAU.

67 Before I was afflicted I went astray: 41 Let thy mercies come also unto me, but now have I kept thy word. O LORD, even thy salvation, according to 68 Thou art good, and doest good; thy word.

teach me thy statutes. 12 So shall I have wherewith to answer 69 The proud have forged a lie against him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy me: but I will keep thy precepts with my word

whole heart.

The complaint of David.

PSALMS. The word of God a light. 70 Their heart is as fat as grease; but!, 96 I have seen an end of all perfection: I delight iv thy law.

but thy commandment is exceeding broad 71 It is good for me that I have been af

MEM. flicted; that I might learn thy statutes. 97 O how love I thy law! it is my me

72 'The law of thy mouth is better unto ditation all the day. me than thousands of gold and silver. 98 Thou through thy commandments JOB.

hast made me wiser than mine enemies: 73 Thy hands have made me and for they are ever with me. fashioned me: give me understanding, 99 I have more understanding than all that I may learn thy commandments. my teachers: for thy testimonies are my

74 They that fear thee will be glad meditation. when they see me; because I have hoped 100 I understand more than the ancients, in thy word.

because I keep thy precepts. 75 'I know, O LORD, that thy judgments 101 I have refrained my feet from every are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast evil way, that I might keep thy word. afflicted me.

102 I have not departed from thy judg76 Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kind- ments: for thou bast taught me. ness be for my comfort, according to thy 103 How sweet are thy words unto my word unto thy servant.

taste! yed, sweeter than honey to my 77 Let thy tender mercies come unto me, mouth! that I

may live: for thy law is my delight. 104 Through thy precepts I get under78 Lei the proud be ashamed; for they standing: therefore I hate every

false way. dealt perversely with me without a cause:

NUN. but I will meditate in thy precepts. 105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet,

79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and a light unto my path. and those that have known thy testimonies. 106 I have sworn, and I will perform it,

80 Let my heart be sound in thy sta- that I will keep thy righteous judgments. tutes; that I be not ashamed.

107 I am afficted very much: quicken CAPH.

me, O LORD, according unto thy word. 81 My soul fainteth for thy salvation: 108 Accept, I beseech thee, the freebut I hope in thy word.

will-offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and 82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, teach me thy judgments. When wilt thou comfort me?

109 My soul is continually in my hand : 83 For I am become like a bottle in the yet do I not forget thy law. smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes. 110 The wicked have laid a snare for

84 How many are the days of thy ser-me: yet I erred not from thy precepts. vant? when wilt thou execute judgment 111 Thy testimonies have I taken as a on them that persecute me?

heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing 85 The proud have digged pits for me, of my heart. which are not after thy law.

112 I have inclined mine heart to per86 All thy commandments are faithful; form thy statutes always, even unto the end. they persecute me wrongfully; help thou

SAMÉCH.

113 I hate vain thoughts: but thy law 87 They had almost consumed me upon do I love. eartb; but I forsook not thy precepts. 114 Thou art my hiding-place and my

88 Quicken meafterthy loving-kindness; shield: I hope in thy word. so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth. 115 Depart from me, ye evil-doers: for LAMED.

I will keep the commandments of my God. 89 For ever, O LORD, thy word is set 116 Uphold me according unto thy tled in heaven.

word, that I may live: and let me not be 90 Thy faithfulness is unto all genera- ashamed of my hope. tions: thou hast established the earth, and 117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be it abideth.

safe: and I will have respect unto thy sta91 They continue this day according to tutes continually, thine ordinances: for all are thy servants. 118 Thou hast trodden down all them

92 Unless thy law had been my delights, that err from thy statutes: for their deceit I should then have perished in mine af- is falsehood. fliction.

119 Thou puttest away all the wicked 93 I will never forget thy precepts: for of the earth like dross: therefore I love with them thou hast quickened me. thy testimonies.

94 I am thine, save me; for I have 120 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; sought thy precepts.

and I am afraid of thy judgments. 95 The wicked have waited for me to

AIN. destroy me: but I will consider thy testi 121 I have done judgment and justice: monies.

leave me not to mine oppressors.

me.

me.

The zeal of David.

PSALMS.

His complaint. 122 Be surety for thy servant for good : loving-kindness: 0 LORD, quicken me let not the proud oppress me.

according to thy judgment. 123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, 150 They draw nigh that follow after and for the word of thy righteousness. mischief: they are far from thy law.

124 Deal with thy servant according 151 Thou art near, O LORD; and all unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes. thy commandments are truth.

125 1 am thy servant; give me under 152 Concerning thy testimonies I have standing, that I may know thy testimonies. known of old that thou hast founded them

126 It is time for thee, LORD, to work : for ever. for they have made void thy law.

RESH. 127 Therefore I love thy command-.. 153 Consider mine affliction, and de. ments above gold; yea, above fine gold. liver me : for I do not forget thy law

128 Therefore I esteem all thy pre 154 Plead my cause, and deliver me: cepts concerning all things to be right; and quicken me according to thy word. I hate every false way.

155 Salvation is far from the wicked : PE.

for they seek not thy statutes. 129 Thy testimonies are wonderful : 156 Great are thy tender mercies, O therefore doth my soul keep them. LORD: quicken me according to thy judg.

130 The entrance of thy words giveth ments. light; it giveth understanding unto the 157 Many are my persecutors and mine simple.

enemies: yet do I not decline from thy 131 I opened my mouth, and panted: testimonies. for I longed for thy commandments. 158 I beheld the transgressors, and was

132 Look thou upon me, and be mer- grieved; because they kept not thy word. ciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto 159 Consider how I love thy precepts : those that love thy name.

quicken me, O LORD, according to thy 133 Order my steps in thy word: and loving-kindness. let not any iniquity have dominion over 160 Thy word is true from the begin

ning: and every one of thy righteous 134 Deliver me from the oppression of judgments endureth for ever. man: so will I keep thy precepts.

SCHIN. 135 Make thy face to shine upon thy 161 Princes have persecuted me withservant: and teach me thy statutes. out a cause : but my heart standeth in awe

136 Rivers of waters run down mine of thy word. eyes, because they keep not thy law. 162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that TSADDI.

findeth great spoil. 137 Righteous art thou, O LORD, and 163 I hate and abhor lying: but thy upright are thy judgments.

law do I love. 138 Thy testimonies that thou hast com 164 Seven times a day do I praise thee, manded are righteous and very faithful. because of thy righteous judgments.

139 My zeal hath consumed me; be 165 Great peace have they which love cause mine enemies have forgotten thy thy law: and nothing shall offend them. words.

166 LORD, I have hoped for thy salva140 Thy word is very pure: therefore tion, and done thy commandments. thy servant loveth it.

167 My soul hath kept thy testimonies; 141 I am small and despised: yet do not and I love them exceedingly. I forget thy precepts.

168 I have kept thy precepts and thy 142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting testimonies: for all my ways are before righteousness, and thy law is the truth. thee. 143 Trouble and anguish have taken

TAU. hold on me : yet thy commandments are 169 Let my cry come near before thee, my delights.

O LORD: give me understanding accord(144 The righteousness of thy testimo- ing to thy word. nies is everlasting : give me understand 170 Let my supplication come before ing, and I shall live.

thee: deliver me according to thy word. KOPH.

171 My lips shall utter praise, when 145 I cried with my whole heart; hear thou hast taught me thy statutes. me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes. 172 My tongue shall speak of thy word:

146 I cried unto thee: save me, and I for all thy commandments are righteousshall keep thy testimonies.

147 l prevented the dawning of the 173 Let thine hand help me ; for I morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word. have chosen thy precepts.

148 Mine eyes prevent the night-watch 174 I have longed for thy salvation, O es, that I might meditate in thy word. LORD; and thy law is my delight. 149 Hear my voicc, according unto tby 175 Let my soul live, and it shall praise

ness.

The safety of the saints.

PSALMS.

The church gives thanks, thee; and let thy judgments help me. 2 Behold, as the eyes of servants look

176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; 'unto the hand of their masters, and as the seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy eyes of a maiden unto the hand of ber commandments.

mistress ; so our eyes wuit upon the LORD PSALM CXX.

our God, until that he have mercy upon us. | A Song of degrees.

3 Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have I my he heard me! N my distress l cried unto the LORD, mercy upon us : for we are exc

xceedingly

filled with contempt. 2 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying 4 Our soul is exceedingly filled with lips, and from a deceitful tongue. the scorning of those that are at ease, and

3'What shall be given unto thee? or with the contempt of the proud. what shall be done unto thee, thou false

PSALM CXXIV. tongue ?

T A Song of degrees of David. Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals IF it had not been the Lord who was on of juniper.

Ś Wo is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, 2-1f it had not been the LORD who was that I dwell in the tents of Kedar! on our side, when men rose up against us:

6 My soul hath long dwelt with him 3 Then they had swallowed us up quick, that hateth peace.

when their wrath was kindled against us: 7 I am for peace: but when I speak, 4 Then the waters had overwhelmed they are for war,

us, the stream had gone over our soul : PSALM CXxí.

5 Then the proud waters had gone over TA Song of degrees.

our soul. I from whiênue comme le es unto the bills,

6 Blessed be the LORD, who hath not

given us as a prey to their teeth. 2 My help cometh from the Lord, which 7 Our soul is escaped as a bird out of made heaven and earth.

the snare of the fowlers: the snare is bro3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: ken, and we are escaped. he that keepeth thee will not slumber. 8 Our help is in the name of the LORD,

4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall who made heaven and earth. neither slumber nor sleep.

PSALM CXXV. 5 The Lord is thy keeper: the LORD

T Song of degrees. is thy shade upon thy right hand.

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moved, but abideth for ever. 7 The Lord shall preserve thee from 2 As the mountains are round about Jeall evil: he shall preserve thy soul. rusalem, so the LORD is round about his

8 The Lord shall preserve thy going people from henceforth even for ever. out and thy coming in from this time forth, 3 For the rod of the wicked shall not and even for evermore.

rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the PSALM CXXII.

righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity. T A Song of degrees of David. 4 Dogood, O LORD, unto those that begood, I WAS glad when they said unto me, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

into the house of th · LORD. 5 As for such as turn aside upto their 2 Our feet shall stand within thy gates, crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them 0 Jerusalem.

forth with the workers of iniquity: but 3 Jerusalem is builded as a city that is peace shall be upon Israel. compact together:

PSALM CXXVI. 4 Whither the tribes go up, the tribes

TA Song of degrees. the Israel,

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of Zion 5 For there are set thrones of judgment, them that dream. the thrones of the house of David.

2 Then was our mouth filled with laugh6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: ter, and our tongue with singing : then they shall prosper that love thee. said they among the heathen, The LORD

1 Peace be within thy walls, and pros- hath done great things for them. perity within thy palaces.

3 The Lord bath done great things for 8 For my brethren and companions' us; whereof we are glad. sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee. 4 Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as

9 Because of the house of the LORD our the streams in the south. God I will seek thy good.

5 They that sow in tears shall reap injoy. PSALM CXXIII.

6 He that goeth forth and weepeth, | A Song of degrees. bearing precious seed, shall doubtless NTO thee liftl up mine eyes, thou come again with rejoicing, bringing his that dwellest in the heavens. sheaves with him.

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