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in the leviathas. lions unto thee? will he speak soft| B. C. 1520. 29 Darts are counted as stubble: ne words unto thee?

laugheth at the shaking of a spear. 4 Will he make a covenant with c Ro.11.35. 30 Sharp 8 stones are under him: thee? wilt thou take him for a ser

he spreadeth sharp pointed things vant for ever?

d Ex. 19.5.

upon the mire. 5 Wilt thou play with him as with

De. 10.14.

31 He maketh the deep to boil like a

Ps. 24.1. a bird ? or wilt thou bind him for


pot: he maketh the sea like a pus thy maidens?

iCo, 10.26,

of ointment. 6 Shall the companions make a

28. 32 He maketh a path to shine banquet of him? shail they part

after him; one would think the him among the merchants ?

3 or, within. deep to be hoary. 7 Canst thou fill his skin with barb- * strong 33 Upon earth there is not his like, ed irons? orhis headwith fish spears? pieces of

who 9 is made without fear. 8 Lay thine hand upon him, re shields. 31 He beholdeth all high things : member the battle, do no more.

he is a king over all the children 9 Behold, the hope of him is in

rejoiceth. of pride. vain: shall not one he cast down fallings.

CHAPTER XLII. even at the sight of him?

7 or, breast

1 Job submitteth himself unto Goch 10 None is so fierce that dare stir


16 Joh's age and death. him up : who then is able to stand

WHEN Job answered the LORD, before me ?

and said, 11 Who c hath prevented me, that

2 I know that thou a canst do I should repay him? whatsoever is

8 pieces of

every thing, and that no thought under the whole heaven is mine.d


I can be withholden from thee. 12 I will not conceal his parts, nor 9 or, behave 3 Who bis he that hideth counsel his power, nor his comely propor

themselves without knowledge? therefore have tion.

with fear. I uttered that I understood not; 13 Who can discover the face of (CHAP. 42.) things too wonderful c for me, his garment? or who can come to

which I knew not.

a Ge. 18.14. him 3 with his double bridle?


4 Hear, I beseech thee, and I will 14 Who can open the doors of his Mat. 19.26. speak: Id will demand of thee, and face? his teeth are terrible round

declare thou unto me. about.

or, of thine

5 I have heard of thee by tho

can be 15 His 4 scales are his pride, shut


hearing of the ear: but now mine up together as with a close seal.

eye seeth thee. 16 One is so near to another, that no

b ch.38.2,3.

6 Wherefore e I abhor myself, and air can come between them. c Ps. 131.1. repent in dust and 17 They are joined one to another,

139.6. 7 And it was so, that after the they stick together, that they can- d ch.40.7. LORD had spoken these words unto not be sundered.

e ch.40.4.

Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz the 18 By his neesings a light doth Ezr.9.6.

Temanite, My wrath is kindled shine, and his eyes are like the eye Ps.51.17. against thee, and against thy two Lids of the morning.

Je.31.19. friends : for ye have not spoken of 19 Out of his mouth go burning Ja.4.10. meg the thing that is right, as my lamps, and sparks of fire leap out.

f Da.9.3. servant Job hath. 20 Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, Mat.11.21. 8 Therefore take unto you now h as out of a seething pot or caldron.

seven bullocks and seven rams, 21 His breath kindleth coals, and a

g Ps.51.4.

and go to my servant Job, and of flame goeth out of his mouth.

h Nu.23.1.

fer up for yourselves a burnt-offer22 In his neck remaineth strength, i Ja.5.16. ing; and my servant Job shall pray: and sorrow 5 is turned into joy be 1Jno.5.16. for you: for 2 him will I accept: fore him.

lest I deal with you after your 23 The 6 flakes of his flesh are

or, person, folly, in that ye have not spoken of joined together : they are firm in 1Sa. 25.35. me the thing which is right, like themselves; they cannot be moved. Mal. 1.9.

my servant Job. 24 His heart is as firm as a stone; k Pr.3.11,12. Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the

9 So Eliphaz the Temanite and yea, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone.

3 the face of Naamathite went, i and did accord 25 When he raiseth up himself,

ing as the LORD commanded them: the mighty are afraid: by reason of

1 Ge.20.17.

the LORD k also accepted 3 Job. breakings they purify themselves.


10 And the LORD turned i the 26 The sword of him that layeth


captivity of Job, when he prayed at him cannot hold: the spear, the added all for his friends : also the LORD dart, nor the 7 habergeon.

that had

4 gave Job twice as much as he 27 He esteemeth iron as straw,

been to

had before. and brass as rotten wood.

Job unto 28 The arrow cannot make him

11 Then came there unto him all m the double.

his brethren, and all his sisters, and flee : sing-stones are turned with mch.19.13.

all they that had been of his bite into stubh'e.

| acquaintance before, and did eat

2 his face,


God blesscth Job.

His age and death bread with him in his house : and B. C. 1520. 14 And he called the name of tho hey bemoaned him, and comforted

first, Jemima ; and the name of the him over all the evil that the LORD

second, Kezia; and the name of had brought upon him: every man n ch.8.7. the third, Keren-happuch. also gave him a piece of noney, and De.8.16. 15 And in all the land were no

Ja.5.11. every one an ear-ring of gold.

women found so fair as the daugh12 So n the LORD blessed the lat

ters of Job : and their father gave ter end of Job more than his be- o ch.1.3.

them inheritance

among their ginning: for he had o fourteen thou

brethren. sand sheep, and six thousand

16 After this lived Job an hundred camels, and a thousand yoke of

and forty years and saw his sons and oxen, and a thousand she-asses.

p ch.5.26.

his sons'sons, even four generations. 13 He had also seven sons and

17 So Job died, p being old and three daughters.

full of days.

The Book of PSALMS.

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7 I will declare the decree: the 1 The happiness of the godly. 4 The a Pr.4.14,15. LORD hath said unto ine, Thoug

unhappiness of the ungodly. 1 or, wicked. art my Son; this day have I begotLESSED is the man that walk-Je. 15. 17. ten thee.

c Job 23.12.

8 Ask of me, and I shall give thee 1 ungodly, nor standeth in the way

d Ps, 119.97.

the heathen for thine inheritance, of sinners, nor sitteth b in the seat

and the uttermost parts of the of the scornful.

e Je. 17.8.

earth for thy possession. 2 But his delight c is in the law of fade. 9 Thou shalt break them with ah the LORD; and in his law d doth he Mat.3.12. rod of iron; thou shalt dash them meditate day and night.

& Mat.25.41, in pieces like a potter's vessel. 3 And he shall be like a tree e plant

46. 10 Be wise now therefore, O yo ed by the rivers of water, that bring-n Job 23.10. kings : be instructed, ye judges of eth forth his fruit in his season; i Pr. 15.9.

the earth. his leaf also shall not ? wither; and


11 Serve the Lord with fear, i and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

rejoice with trembling. 4 The ungodly are not so: but a Ac.4.25,26. 12 Kiss k the Son, lest he be anare like the chaff f which the wind or, tumul gry, and ye perish from the way, driveth away.

tuously when his wrath is kindled but à 5 Therefore the ungodly shall not


little. Blessed l are all they that

B Ps.46.6. stand g in the judgment, nor sin

put their trust in him. ners in the congregation of the 2 meditate.

PSALM III. righteous.

c Ps. 15.7.

The security of God's protection,

d Lu. 19. 14. 6 For the LORD knoweth h the

e Pr. 1.26.

A Psalm of David, when he fled a fror way of the righteous : but the way i 3 or, trouble.

Absalom his son. of the ungodly shall perish.

4 anointed,

ORD how are they increased PSALM II.

f Ac.5 31. 1 The kingdom of Christ : 10 Kings

Zion, the they that rise up against me. are exhorted to accept it.

2 Many there be which say of my THY a do the heathen 1 rage,b holiness. soul, There b is no help for him in

God. Selah. vain thing?

3 But thou, O LORD, art a shield 2 The kings of the earth set them

or, for a. 5 Mat.3.17.

1 for me, my glory, and the lifter selves, and the rulers take counsel


up of mine head. together, against the LORD, and Ac.13.33.

4 I cried unto the LORD with my against his anointed, c saying, h Re.2 27.

voice, and he heard me out of his 3 Let d us break their bands asun- i He. 12.28. holy hill, Selah. der, and cast away their cords from a Jno.3,23, 5 I laid me down and slept;cl us.

1 Ps.84.12. awaked; for the LORD sustained me. 4 He that sitteth in the heavens PSALM. 3. 6 Id will not be afraid often thoushall laugh; the LORD shall have

a 2Sa.xv.

sands of people, that have set themthem in derision.c


selves against me round about. 5 Then shall he speak unto theni Ps.71.1. 7 Arise, O LORD; save me, O my in his wrath, and 3 vex them in his or, about.

God : for thou hast smitten alt wore displeasure.

c Ps. 127.2. mine enemies upon the cheek6 Yet have I 4 set my king s upon d Ps.27.1,&c. bono; thou hast broken the teeth "my holy hill of Zion.

of the ungodly.

hill of my




David prayeth.

PSALMS, IV, V, VI, VII. David's complant. 8 Salvation e belongeth unto the

mies; make thy way straight before LORD: thy blessing f is upon thy e Is.43.11. my face. people. Selah.

If Ps. 115. 13.

9 For there is no 6 faithfulness in PSALM IV.

their mouth; their inward part is

PSALM 4. 1 David prayeth for audience : 2 he

7 very wickedness; their throat is

1 or, overseer, reproveth and exhorteth his ene

an open sepulchre; they flatter

Hab.3. 19. mies, etc.

with their tongue. To the 1 chief Musician on Neginoth. 2 or, be gra. 10 8 Destroy thou them, O God, A Psalm of David.

cious unto. let them fall 9 by their own counEAR me when I call, O God of a De.33.19.

sels; cast them out in the multi.

tude of their transgressions; for enlarged me when I was in distress; PSALM 5. they have rebelled against thee. 2 have mercy upon me, and hear

11 But b let all those that put a Hab. 1.13.

their trust in thee rejoice: let them 2 ye sons of men, how long will I before thine ever shout for joy, because thou ye turn my glory into shame? how eyes.

10 defendest them: let them also long will ye love vanity, and seek a man of that love thy name be joyful in thee. after leasing Selah.

bioods and 12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless th. 3 But know that the LORD hath deceit. righteous; with favour wilt thou set apart him that is godly for him- 3 the temple compass him as with a shield. self: the LORD will hear when I

of thy

PSALM VI. call unto him.

holiness. David's complaint in his sickness. 4 Stand in awe, and sin not : com-* those which To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon mune with your own heart upon observe ine, 1 Sheminith.a A Psalm of David. your bed, and be still. Selah. Ps.27.11.

O 5 Offer the sacrifices a of right-m

banger, neither chasten me in eousness, and put your trust in the sor, sted thy hot c displeasure. LORD.

fastness. 2 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; 6 There be many that say, Who this, i. e. in for I am weak: LORD, heal me; will show us any good ? LORD, lift the mouth for my bones d are vexed. thou up the light of thy counte of any of 3 My soul is also sore vexed: but nance upon us.

thст. thou, O LORD, how long ? 7 Thou hast put gladness in my : wicked 4 Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: heart, more than in the time that

oh save me for thy mercies' e sake. their corn and their wine increased.

nr, Make

5 Forf in death there is no remem8 I will b both luz me down in thim guilty. brance of thee : in the grave g who peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD,

shall give thee thanks? only makest nie dwell in safety.

9 or, from

6 I am weary with my groaning; PSALM V.

2 all the nighth make I my bed to

counsels. 1 David prayeth and professrth his

swim; I water my couch with my

Is.65.13-16. study in prayer. 7 David, profess


10 coverest ing his faith, proyeth unto God to

7 Mine eye is consumed because guide him.

over, or,

of grief; it waxeth old because of To the chief Musician uron Nehiloth.


all wine enemies. A Psalni of David.

PSALM 6. 8 Depart i from me, all ye workers MIVE ear to my words, O LORD, 1 or, the of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard consider my meditation.

cighth. k the voice of my weeping. 2 Hearken unio the voice of my a ICh.15.21.

9 The LORD hath heard my supcry, my King, and niy God : for un

Ps. 12, title. plication; the LORD will receive to thee will I pray.

b Je. 10.24.

my prayer. 3 My voice shalt thou hear in the

10 Let all mine enemies be ashammorning, O Lord; in the morning

c Ps.2.5.

ed and sore vexed : let them return will I direct my prayer unto thee, a Ps.51.8. and be ashamed suddenly. and will look up.


e Er.2.7,8. 4 For a thou art not a God that

f Is.38.18.

David prayeth against the malice of hath pleasure in wickedness : nei

his enemics. ther shall evil dwell with thee.

g Ps. 88.11.

Shiggaion a of David, which he sang un 5 The foolish shall not stand 1 in 2 or, every. to the Lord, concerning the words of thy sight: thou hatest all workers h Job 7.3. Cush the Benjamite. of iniquity.

iPs. 19.05. LORD my God, in thee Jo I 6 Thou shalt destroy them that 139.19. put my trust'. save me from speak leasing : the LORD will ab- k Ps.115.18. all them that persecute me, und hor the 2 bloody and deceitful man. PSALM 7. deliver me: 7 But as for me, I will come into

a Hab.3.1.

2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion, thy house in the multitude of thy i or, Lusiness. rending it in pieces, while there is mercy: and in thy fear will I wor- 1 25.XVI. 2 none to deliver. ship toward 8 thy holy temple. 2 not a de

3 0 LORD my God, if I have done 8 Lead me, O LORD, in thy right liverer.

this; if there be iniquity in may eousness because of 4 mine ene



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a Ps.81,&84. I WILL praise thee, O LORD, with God's glory magmafled. PSALMS, VIII, IX Davrd praiseth God 4 If I have rewarded evil unto him

4 Whate is man, that thou art that was at peace with me; (yea, I c Ps.94.1,2.

mindful of him? and the son of have delivered him that without

man, that thou visitest him? cause is mine enemy :)

d Ps.44.23,

5 For thou hast made him a little 5 Let the eneiny persecute my


lower than the angels, and hast soul, and take it; yea, let him tread

crowned him with glory and how down my life upon the earth, and

e Ps. 18.20.

nour. lay mine honour in the dust. Selah. f Re.2.23. 6 Thou madest him to have do6 Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, c 3 buckler is minion over the works of thy hands; lift up thyself because of the rage


thon f hast put all things under his of mine enemies: and awake d for

feet : me to the judgment that thou hast & Ps.89.18.

7 2 All sheep and oxen, yea, and commanded.

or, is a the beasts of the field ; 7 So shall the congregation of the


8 The fowl of the air, and the fish people compass thee about: for judge.

of the sea, and whatsoever passeth their sakes therefore return thou h Mat.3.10. through the paths of the seas. on high.

i De.32.23.

9 O LORD our lord, how excellent 8 The LORD shall judge the peo Ps.45.5. is thy name in all the earth! ple: judge me, O Lord, according es hath dig.

PSALM IX. to my righteousness, and according

ged a pit.

David praiseth God for executing of to mine integrity that is in me.

judgment. 9 Oh let the wickedness of the k Es.9.25.

To the chief Musician upon Muth. wicked come to an end ; but esta


labben, A Psalm of David. blish the just: for the righteous God PSALM 8. trieth the hearts f and reins.

my whole heart; I will show 10 My 3 defence g is of God, which title. forth all thy marvellous a works. savetli the upright in beart.

b Ps. 148.13.

2 I will be glad and rejoice in 11 God 4 judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked. c Mat. 11.25. thee: I will sing praise to thy name,


O thoub most High. every day.

1Co. 1.27

3 When mine enemies are turned 12 If h he turn not, he will whet

back, they shall fall and perish at his sword; he hath bent his bow,


thy presence. and made it ready.

d Ps.44.16.

4 For thou hast 1 maintained my 13 He hath also prepared for him

right and my cause; thou satest in the instruments of death; he or

the throne judging 2 right. daineth his arrows i against the e Ps.144.3. 5 Thou hast rebuked the heathen, persecutors.


thou hast destroyed the wicked, 14 Behold, he travaileth with ini-If iCo.15.27.

thou hast put out their name c for quity, and hath conceived mischier, 2 Flocks and ever and ever. and brought forth falsehood. ozen, all of 6 30 thou enemy! destinctions 15 He 5 made a pit, and digged it,


are come to a perpetual end : and and is k fallen into the ditch which PSALM 9. thou hast destroyed cities; d their he made.

a Ps. 139. 14. memorial is perished with them. 16 His mischief shall return upon

b Ps.83.18.

7 Bute the LORD shall endure for his own head, and his violent deal

1 made my

ever : he hath prepared his throne ing shall come down upon his own

for judgment.

judgment. pate.

8 And f he shall judge the world 17 I will praise the LORD accord

2 in right

in righteousness, he shall minister ing to his righteousness: and will


judgment to the people in uprightsing praise to the name of the LORD C Pr. 10.7. most high.

3 or, The

9 The LORD also will be 4 a refugo PSALM VIII.

destrucGod's glory magnified by his works,

tions of the of trouble.

for the oppressed, a refuge in times and by his love to man.

enemy are

10 And they that know thy name, To the chief Musician upon a Gittith.

perpetual A Psalm of David.

will put their trust in thee: for

end; and thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them LORD our Lord, how excel

their cities that seek thee.

hast thou 11 Sing praises to the LORD, which earth! who hast set thy glory above destroyed. dwelleth in Zion : declare among the heavens.

d 2Ki. 19.25,

the people his doings. 2 Out of the mouth of babes c and


12 When he maketh inquisition sucklings hast thou i ordained

e Ps. 102.26.

for blood, he remembereth them: strength because of thine enemies,

he forgetteth not the cry of the that thou mightest still the enemy d

f Re.20. 12, 13.

5 humble. and the avenger.

* an high 13 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; 3 When I consider thy heavens,


consider my trouble which I suffer the work of thy fingers, the moon 5 Pr. 18.10. of them that hate me, thou that and the stars, which thou hast or- safflicted. liftest me up from the gates of




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David complaineth to God. PSALMS, X, XI. XII. He encourageth himsell. 14 That I may show forth all thy

thine hand : forget not the 12 huo praise in the gates of the daughter i. e, medi- ble. of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salva

tation. 13 Wherefore doth the wicked contion.

h Ps. 19 14. temn God ? he hath said in his

92.3. 15 The heathen are sunk down in

heart, Thou wilt not require it.

i Ps.50.22. the pit that they made : in the net

14 Thou hast seen it for thou be

k Is.41.17. which they hid is their own foot

1 Ps.83.15, 16.

holdest mischief and spite, to retaken.

quite it with thy hand : the poor 16 The LORD is known by the PSALM 10. 13 committeth himself unto thee; judgment which he executeth: the 1 In the pride thou art the helper of the fatherless. wicked is snared in the work of his of the wick- 15 Break d thou the arm of the own hands. 6 Higgaion.h Selah. ed he doth. wicked and the evil man: seek out

in The wicked shall be turned a Pr.5.22. his wickedness till e thou find none. into hell, and all the nations that 2 soul's. 16 The Lord is King f for ever forget i God.

3 the covetous and ever: the heathen are perish

Wesseth 18 For the needy k shall not alway

ed out of his land. be forgotten : the expectation of

himself, he

17 LORD, thou hast heard g tho

abhorreth the poor shall not perish for ever.

desire of the humble: thou wilt

the LORD. 19 Arise, O LORD; lot not man pre- or, all his prepare their heart, thou wilt vail: let the heathen be judged in


cause thine ear to hear': thy sight.

are, There

18 To judge h the fatherless and 20 Put them in fear, 10 LORD: that is no God, the oppressed, that the man of the the nations may know themselves Ps.14.1. earth may no more 15 oppress. to be but men. Selah.

Ep.2. 12.

PSALM XI. PSALM X. David complaineth to God: 12 He ration and David encourageth himself in God. prayeth for remedy: 16 He pro generation.

against his enemies.

6 deceits. fesscth his confidence.

To the chief Musician. A Psalm of
W Lonstant hidest thou thy-
THY standest thou afar off, o Tor, iniquity.

8 hide them.
selves. IN

IN the LORD put I my trust : how self in times of trouble?

9 in the se.

say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird 2 1 The wicked in his pride doth

cret places.

to your mountain ? persecute the poor: let a them be 10 breaketh 2 For, lo, the wicked a bend their taken in the devices that they have himself.

bow, they make ready their arrow imagined.

11 or, inio his upon the string, that they may 3 For the wicked boasteth of his strong parts. - privily shoot at the upright in ? heart's desire, and 3 blesseth the c Ec.8.11. heart. zovetous, whom the Lord abhorreth.

3 If the foundations b be destroy4 The wicked, through the pride

ed, what can the righteous do? of his countenance, will not seek 120r,afflicted.

4 The Lord is in his holy temple, c after God: 4 God is not b in all his 13 leaveth. the LORD's throne is in heaven: his thoughts.

d Ps.37.17. eyes behold, his eye-lids try, the 5 His ways are always grievous ; e 2Ki.21.12 children of men. thy judgments are far above out of

15. 5 The LORD trieth the righteous : his sight: as for all his enemies, he siTi.6.15, 16. but the wicked and him that loveth puffeth at them.

g Is.65.24.

violence his soul hateth. 6 He hath said in his heart, I shall

or, esta

6 Upon the wicked he shall rain

blish. not be moved: for I shall 5 never

2 snares, fired and brimstone, and be in adversity:

h Is, 11.4.
15 or, terrify.

an 3 horrible tempest: this shall be 7 His mouth is full of cursing and PSALM 1. the portion of their cup. 8 deceit and fraud: under his tongue a Ps.64.2-4.

7 For the righteous LORD loveth is mischief and 7 vanity.

1 in darkness. righteousness; his countenance 8 He sitteth in the lurking-places b 2T1.2.19. doth behold the upright. of the villages : in the secret places c Hab.2.20.

PSALM XI. doth he murder the innocent: his 2 or, quick David's confidence in God's tried eyes 8 are privily set against the burning


coals. To the chief Musician upon 1 Sheminith. 9 He lieth in wait 9 secretly as a

d Ge.19.24.

A Psalm of David, catch poordoth catch the PSALM 12. ceaseth; for the faithful poor, when he draweth him into

1 the eighth,

from among the children of men. his net. 10 He 10 croucheth, and humbleth 2 an heart

Ps.6, title.

2 They speak vanity every one

with his neighbour: with flattering himself, that the poor may fall 11 by

and an

lips and with 2 a double heart do his strong ones.


they speak. 11 He hath said in his heart, God 3 great. 3 The LORD shall cut off all flathath forgotten:c he hideth his a 18a.2.3. tering lips, and the tongue that face; he will never see it.

Da.7.8,25. speaketh 3 proud a things : 12 Árise, O LORD; O God lift up

4 Who have said, With

our tongue


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