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Van's happiness in God's favour. PSALMS. David by faith seeth his defence. bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the vagodly. 6 I am weary with my groaning; all the niglos

8 Salvation belon ceth unto the LORD thy bless-make I my bed to swim; I water iny couch with ing is upon thy people. Selah.

my tears. PSALM IV.

7 Mine eye is consumed because of griet'; it Dávid prayeth for audience.

waxeth old because of all mine enemies. TTo the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm 8 Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity : of David.

for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping. TTEAR me when I call, O God of my righteous- 9 The LORD hath hoard my supplication ; the nness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in dis- LORD will receive my prayer. tress: have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.] 10 Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore

2 0 ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddeuly. glory into shame? how long will ye love vanily,

PSALM VII. and seek after leasing ? Selah.

David prayeth against his enemies. 3 But know that the LORD hath set apart him T Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear LORD, concerning the words of Cush the Benwhen I call unto him.

jamite. 4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with LORD iny God, in thee do I put my trust: yourown heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah. V save me from all them that persecute me,

5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put and deliver me: your trust in the LORD.

2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in 6 There be many that say, Who will shew us pieces, while there is none to deliver. any good ? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy 30 LORD my God, If I have done this; if there countenance upon us.'

be iniquity in my hands; 7 Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more 4 If I have rewarded evil unto hin that was at than in the time that their corn and their wine peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that increased.

8 I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: 5 Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; for thou, LORD, only makest ine dwell in safety. yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, PSALM V.

and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah. David's profession in prayer.

6 Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself 1 To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth, A Psalm because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake of David

for me to the judgment that thou hast commanded. GIVE ear to my words, O LORD, consider my 7 So shall the congregation of the people comU meditation.

pass thee about: for their sakes therefore return 2 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, Jihou on high and my God: for unto thee will I pray. 18 The Lord shall judge the people: judge me,

3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, OJO LORD, according to my righteousness, and acLORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer cording to mine integrity that is in me. unto thee, and will look up.

19 let the wickedness of the wicked come to 4 For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in an end; but establish the just : for the righteong wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee. God trieth the hearts and reins.

5 The roolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou 10 My defence is of God, which saveth the uphatest all workers of iniquity.

right in heart. 6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing :/ 11 God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry the Lord will abhor the bloody and deceitful man. with the wicked every day.

7 But as for me, I wiil come into thy house in 12 If he turn not, he will whet his sword ; he the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear wili hath bent his bow, and made it ready. I worship toward thy holy temple.

13 He hath also prepared for him the instruO LORD, in thy righteousness, be ments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against cause of mine eneinies; make thy way straight the persecutors. before my face.

1 14 Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath 9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood. their inward part is very wickedness; their) 15 He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with into the ditch which he made. their tongue.

16 His mischief shall return upon his own head, 10 Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by and his violent dealing shall come down upon their own counsels ; cast them out in the multi- his own pate. tude of their transgressions; for they have re-! 17 I will praise the LORD according to his rightbelled against thee.

eousness: and will sing praise to the name of the 11 But let all those that put their trust in thee LORD most high. rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou

PSALM VIII. defendest them: let them also that love thy name

God's great love to man. be joyful in thee.

o the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalnu 12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with

of David. favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield. To LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name PSALM VI.

in all the earth! who hast set thy glory David's complaint in sickness.

above the heavens. To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon She- 2 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast minith, A Psalm of David.

thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, n LORI), rebuke me not in thine anger, nei- that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.

ther chasten me in thy hot displeasure. I 3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of 2 llave mercy upon me, 'LORD; for I am weak: thy fingers; the moon and the stars, which thou O LORD, heal me: for ny bones are vexed. hast ordained;

3 My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O LORD, 4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? how long?

and the son of man, that thou visitest him ? 4 Return, O L.ORN, deliver my soul: Oh save) 5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the me for thy inerciez' sake!

angels, and hast crowned him with glory and 5 For in death there is no remeinbrance of thee: honour. ibe grave who shall give thee thanks?

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PSALMS.

His confidence to God works of thy hands; thou hast put all things un-17 His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and der his feet:

ifrand : under his tongue is mischief and vanity. 7 All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the 8 He sitteth in the lurking-places of the villages : field ;

in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: 8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and his eyes are privily set against the poor. whiitsoccer passeth through the paths of the seas. 9 He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den : 90 LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch in all the earth!

the poor, when he draweth him into his net. PSALM IX.

| 10 He croucheth, and humbleth himself, that David praiseth God, &c.

the poor may fall by his strong ones. 1 To the chief Musician upon Muth-labben, A 11 He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotPsalm of David.

ten: he hideth his face; he will never see it. WILL praise thee, O LORD, with my whole 12 Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thy hand: I heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous forget not the humble. works.

| 13 Wheretore doth the wicked contemn God ! 2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing he hath said in his heart, thou wilt not require it. praise to thy name, O thou Most High.

| 14 Thou hast seen it ; for thou beholdest mis3 When mine enemies are turned back, they chief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the shall fall and perish at thy presence.

poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the 4 For thou hast maintained my right and my helper of the fatherless. cause; thou satest in the throne judging right. | 15 Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil

5 Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou hast man : seek out his wickedness till thou find none. destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their 16 The LORD is King for ever and ever : the name for ever and ever.

Theathen are perished out of his land. 6 O thou enemy! destructions are come to a 17 LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the burnperpetual end : and thou hast destroyed cities; ble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause their memorial is perished with them.

thine ear to hear: 7 But the LORD shall endure for ever: he hath 18 To judge the fatherless and the oppressed. prepared his throne for judgment.

that the man of the earth may no inore oppress 8 And he shall judge the world in righteousness,

PSALM XI. he shall minister judgment to the people in up

The Psalmist's confidence in God. rightness.

To the chief Musician, A Psalth of David. 9 The LORD also will be a refuge for the op- TN the LORD put I my trust : how say ye to niy pressed, a refuge in times of trouble.

1 soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain ? 10 And they that know thy name will put their 2 For lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken ready their arrow upon the string, that they may them that seek thce.

privíly shoot at the upright in heart. 11 Sing praises to the LORD, which Jwelleth in 3 If ihe foundations be destroyed, what can the Zion : declare among the people his doings. righteous do ?

12 When he maketh inquisition for blood, he re- 4 The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD'S membereth them: he forgetleth not the cry of throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids the humble.

try the children of men. 13 Ilave mercy upon me, O LORD: consider my 5 The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicktrouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou ed and him that loveth violence his soul hateth. that liftcst me up from the gates of death: 6 Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire

1 That I may shew forth all thy praise in the and brimstone, and a horrible tempest: this shall gates of the daughter or Zion: I will rejoice in be the portion of their cup. thy salvation.

7 For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness: 15 The heathen are sunk down in the pit that his countenance doth behold the upright. they made: in the net which they hid is their

PSALM XII. own foot taken.

David imploreth help from God. 16 The LORD is known by the judgment which 11 'I o the chief Musician upon Sheminith, be executeth: the wicked is shared in the work

Psalm of David. of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

TTELP, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth: 17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, an

for the faithful fail from among the chilthe nations that forget God.

dren of men. 18 For the needy shall not always he forgotten: 2 They speak vanity every one with his neighthe expectation of the poor shall not perish forever. bour: with flattering lips and with a double

19 Arise, O LORD; Jet not man prevail: let the heart do they speak. heathen be judged in thy sight.

| 3 The LORD shall cut off all flattering 1 20 Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations the tongue that speaketh proud things: may know themselves to be but men. Selah. 4 Who have said, With our tongue will we prePSALM X.

vail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us? David's complaint of the wicked.

5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing IVIY standest thou afar off, O LORD? why of the needy, now will I arise, saith the Lord; i

V hidest thou thyself in times of trouble ? will set him in safety from him that pufteth at him. 2 The wicked in his pride doth persecute the 6 The words of the LORD are pure words: as poor: let them be taken in the devices that they (silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven have imagined.

times. 3For the wicked boastetborhis heart's desire,and 7 Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt plesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth. preserve them from this generation for ever.

. The wicked, through the pride of his conible-8 The wicked walk on every side, when the nince, will not seek after God: God is not in vilest men are exalted. all his thoughts.

PSALM XIII. 5 His ways are always grievous; thy judgments

Dadid complaineth of delay. are far above out ot' his sight

a his ene- To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. aries, he putteth at them.

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His kope and integruy. 2 How long shall I take counsel in my soul, presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand kading sorrow in my heart daily ? how long shall there are pleasures for evermore. mine enemy be exalted over me?

PSALM XVI. 3 Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lig

David craveth help of God. en mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

1 A Prayer of David. 4 Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against TEAR the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry. him; and those that troubie mne rejoice when I give ear unto my prayer, thut gveth not out am moved.

5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart 2 Let my sentence come forth from thy presence; shall rejoice in thy salvation.

let thine eyes behold the things that are equal. 6 I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath 3 Thou hast proved my heart; thou hasi visitdealt bountifully with me.

ed me in the night; thou hast tried me, and shalt PSALM XIV

find nothing: I am purposed that my mouth The depravity of a natural man.

shall not transgress. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. 4 Concerning the works of men, by the word of THE fooi hath said in his heart, There is nothy lips I have kept me from the paths of the

I God. They are corrupt, they have done destroyer. abominable works, there is none that doeth 5 Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my foot

steps slip not. 2 The LORD looked down from heaven upon 6 I have called upon thee, for thou will hear the children of men, to see if there were any me, O God: incline thine car unto me, and hear that did understand, and seek God.

my speech 3 They are all gone aside, they are all together 7 Sliew thy marvellous loving-kindness, O thou become filthy: there is none that doeth good, that savest by thy right hand them which put their no, not one.

trust in thee from those that rise up against them. 4 Have all the workers of iniquity no know. 8 Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide ine unledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread, der the shadow of thy wings, and call not upon the LORD.

| 9 From the wicked that oppress me, from my * 5 There were they in great fear: for God is in deadly enemies, who compass me about. the generation of the righteous.

| 10 They are enclosed in their own fat : with 6 Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, be-their mouth they speak proudly. cause the LORD is his refuge.

Jl They have now compassed us in our steps: 7 Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth; of Zion! when the LORD bringeth back the cap- 12 Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and tivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Is- as it were a young lion lurking in secret places. rael shall be glad.

| 13 Arise, O LORD, disappoint hiin, cast hiin PSALM XV.

down: deliver my soul from the wicked, which A citizen of Zion described.

is thy sword: A Psalm of David.

14 From men which are thy hand, O Lorn, from r ORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle ?men of the world, which have their portion in L who shall dwell in thy holy hill ?

this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid 2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh right-treasure : they are full of children, and leave eousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. the rest of their substance to their babes.

3 He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor 15 As for me, I will behold thy face in right. doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a re-eousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake. proach against his neighbour,

with thy likeness. 4 In whose eyes a vile person is contemned ;

PSALM XVIII. but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He

A psalm of thanksgiving. that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not. I To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, the

5 He that putteth not out his money to usury, servant of the Lord, wlio spake unto the LORD nor taketh reward against the innocent. He the words of this song in the day that the LORD that doeth these things shall never be moved. delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, PSALM XVI.

and from the hand of Saul: And he said, David fleetk to God.

I WILL love thee, O LORD, my strengtlı. 1 Michtam of David.

1 2 The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and PRESERVE ne, O God : for in thee do I put my deliverer; my God, my strengih, in whom ! I my trust. :

will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my sal 20 my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thon/vation, and my high tower. art my Lord: ny goodness extendeth not to. thee;/ 3 I will call upon the LORD, who is noorthy to be

3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to praised : so shall I be saved from mine eneniies. the excellent, in whom is all my delight. T4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the

4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten floods of ungodly men made me afraid. after another god : theirdrink-offerings of blood 3 The sorrows of hell compassed me about: will I not offer, nor take up their names into my the snares of death prevented me. lips.

| 6 In my distress I called upon the LORD, and 5 The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot. his temple, and iny cry came before him, even

6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant into his ears. places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

17 Then the earth shook and trembled: the fourI will bless the LORD, who hath given meldations also of the hils moved and were shakelt, counsel: ny reins also instruct me in the night because he was wroth. seasons.

| 8 There wept up a smoke out of his nostrils, 8 I have set the LORD always before me : be and fire out of his mouth devoured : coals were cause he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. kindled by it.

9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory re- 9 He bowed the heavens also, and came down : joiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope. and darkness was under his feet.

10 For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither 10 And he rode upon a cherub and did fly : yea, wilt thou suffer thy Iloly One to see corruption. be did fly upon the wings of the wind II Thou wilt shew.ine the path of life: in thyl 11 He made darkness his secret place; his 23"

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• PSALMS.

The word of God's grace. vilion round about him were dark waters and the people; and thou hast made me the head of thick clouds of the skies.

the heathen: a people whom I have not known 12 At the brightness that was before him his/shall serve me. thick clouds passed, hail-stones and coals of fire. 44 As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey

13 The LORD also thundered in the heavens, me the strangers shall submit themselves unto nie. and the Highest gave his voice; hail-stones and 45 The strangers shall fade away, and be afraid coals or fire.

ont of their close places. 14 Yea, he sent out his arrows, and scattered 46 The LORD liveth ; and blessed be my Rock: thein : and he shot out lightnings, and discomfit- and let the God of my salvation be exalted. ed them.

47 It is God that avengeth me, and subduetb 15 Then the channels of waters were seen, and the people under me. the foundations of the world were discovered at 48 He delivereth me from mine enemies: vea, thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath thou liftest me up above those that rise up against of thy nostrils.

me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man. 16 He sent from above, he took me, he drew me 49 Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, o out of many waters.

LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises unto 17 He delivered ine from my strong enemy, and thy name. from them which hated me: for they were tool 50 Great deliverance giveth he to his king: and strong for me.

sheweth mercy to his anointed, to David, and 10 18 They prevented me in the day of my calami- his seed for evermore. ty: but the LORD was my stay.

PSALM XIX. 19 He brought me forth also into a large place: God's glory seen in the creation. be delivered me, because he delighted in me. | 1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

20 The LORD rewarded me according to my THE heavens declare the glory of God; and righteousness; according to the cleanness of my 1 the firmament sheweth his handy work. hands hath he recompensed me.

| 2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto 21 For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and night sheweth knowledge. have not wickedly departed from my God. 3 There is no speech nor language, where their

22 For all his judgments were before me, and I voice is not heard. did not put away his statutes from me.

14 Their line is gone out through all the earth. 23 I was also upright before him, and I kept and their words to the end of the world. In them myself from mine iniquity.

hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, 24 Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me 5 Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his according to my righteousness, according to the chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.

a race 25 With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself 6 His going forth is from the end of the heaven, merciful ; with an upright man thou wilt shew and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is thyself upright;

nothing hid from the heat thereof. 26 With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; 7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting and with the froward thou wilt shew thyself the soul : the testimony of the LORD is sure, froward.

making wise the simple. 27 For thou wilt save the afflicte

it 8 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing will bring down high looks.

the heart: the commandment of the LORD is 28 For thou wilt light my candle : the LORD pure, enlightening the eyes. my God will enlighten my darkness.

*9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for 29 For by thee I have run through a troop; and ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and by my God have I leaped over a wall.

righteous altogether. 30 Ás for God, his way is perfect : the word of 10 More to be desired are they than gold, vea. the Lord is tried : he is a buckler to all those than much fine gold : sweeter also than honey that trust in him.

and the honey.comb. 31 For who is God save the LORD ? or who is 11 Moreover, by them is thy servant warned : a rock save our God?

and in keeping of them there is great reward. 32 It is God that girdeth me with strength, and 12 Who can understand his errors ? cleanse thou maketh any way perfect.

me from secret faults. 33 He maketh my feet like hinds' feet, and set- 13 Keep back thy servant also from presump teth ine upon my high places.

tuous sins; let them not have dominion over 34 He teacheth my hands to war, so that a bow me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innoof steel is broken by mine arms.

cent from the great transgression 35 Thou hast also given me the shield of thy 14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditasalvation: and thy right hand hath holden me/tion of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O up, and thy gentleness hath made yne great. LORD, my strength, and my redeemer. 36 Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, that

PSALM XX. my feet did not slip.

The church's confidence in God. 37 I have pursued mine enemies, and overtaken! | To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. them: neither did I turn again till they were THE LORD hear thee in the day of trouble ; consumed.

11 the name of the God of Jacob defend thee. 38 I have wounded them that they were not 2 Send thee help from the sanctuary, and able to rise : they are fallen under my feet. strengthen thee out of Zion.

39 For thou hast girded me with strength unto 3 Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy the battle: thou hast subdued under me those burnt-sacrifice. Selah. that rose up against me.

4 Grant thee according to thine own heart, and 40 Thou hast also given me the necks of mine fulfil all thy counsel. enemies: that I might destroy them that bate me. 5 We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the

41 They cried, but there was none to save them : nanie of our God we will set up our banners : even unto the LORD, but he answered them not. the LORD fulfil all thy petitions."

42 Then did I beat them sinall as the dust be-6 Now know I that the LORD saveth his anoint. fore the wind : I did cast them out as the dirt in ed; he will hear him from his holy heaven with the streets.

the saving strength of his right hand. 43 Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of' 7 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: David's confidence of further success. PSALMS.

He praiseth God. hut we will remember the uame of the LORDI 16 For dogs have compassed ine: the assembly our God.

Jof the wicked have enclosed me: they pierced 8 They are brought down and fallen: but we my hands and my feet. are risen, and stand upright.

| 17 I may tell all my bones: they look and stare 9 Save, LORD: let the king hear us when we call. upon me.. PSALM XXI.

18 They part my garments among thein, and A thanksgiving for victory.

cast lots upon my vesture. 'I To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. | 19 But be not thou far from me, O LORD: Oniy M IE king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and strength, haste thee to help me.

1 in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! 20 Deliver my soul from the sword, my darling 2 Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and from the power of the dog. . hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah. 21 Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast

3 Fcz thou preventest hint with the blessings of heard me from the horns of the unicorns. goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on 22 I will declare thy name unto my brethren: his head.

in the unidst of the congregation will I praise thee. 4 He asked life of thee, and thou gavest it him,l 23 Ye that fear the LORD, praise him; all ye the even length of days for ever and ever.

seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye 5 His glory is great in thy salvation: honour the seed of Israel. and majesty hast thou laid upon hiin.

| 24 For he hath not despised nor abhorred the af. 6 For thou hast made him most blessed for fliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face ever: thou hast inade him exceeding glad with from him ; but when he cried unto him, he heard thy countenance.

25 My praise shall be of thee in the great con7 For the king trusleth in the LORD, and through gregation: I will pay my vows before then that the mercy of the Most High he shall not be moved. fear him.

8 Thy hand shall find out all thine enemies: thy 26 The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they right hand shall find out those that hate thee. Ishall praise the LORD that seek hiin: your heart

9 Thou shalt make them as a fiery oven in the shall live for ever. time of thine anger: the LORD shall swallow them! 27 All the ends of the world shall remember and up in his wrath, and the fire shall devour them. turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the

10 Their fruit shalt thou destroy from the earth, nations shall worship before thee. and their seed from among the children of men. 28 For the kingdom is the LORD'S: and he is

11 For they intended evil against thee: they the governor among the nations. imagined a mischievous device, which they arel 29 All they that be fat upon earth shall eat and not able to perform

worship: all they that go down to the dust shall 12 Therefore shalt thou make them turn their bow before him: and none can keep alive his back, when thou shalt make ready thine arrows own soul. upon thy strings against the face of them. 30 A seed shall serve him ; it shall be account

13 Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength : ed to the LORD for a generation. 80 will we sing and praise thy power.

| 31 They shall coine, and shall declare his rightPSALM XXII.

eousness unto a people that shæl be born, that David's prayer in distress.

he hath done this. . To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar,

PSALM XXIII.
A Psalm or David.

David's confidence in God.
M Y God, my God, why hast thou forsaken

TA Psalm of David. 11 me? why art thou so far from helping ine, THE LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. and from the words of my roaring?

11 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pas2 Ó my God, I cry in the day-time, but thou tures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. hearest not; and in the night season, and am not 3 He resturcth my soul: he leadeth me in the silent.

Ipaths of righteousness for his name's sake. 3 But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the 4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the praises of Israel.

shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art '4 Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and with ine; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. thiou didst deliver them.

| 5 Thou preparest a table before me in the pre5 They cried unto thee, and were delivered : sence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head they trusted in thee, and were not confounded with oil; my cup runneth over. .

6 But I am a worni, and no man; a reproach 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me of men, and despised of the people.

all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the 7 All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they house of the LORD for ever. shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,

PSALM XXIV. 6 He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver God's sovereignty over the world him: let him deliver him, secing he delighted

LA Psalm of David. in him.

THE earth is the LORD's, and the fulness there9 But thou art he that took me out of the womb:1 of; the world, and they that dwell therein. thou didst make me hope when I was upon inyl 2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and esmother's breasts.

tablished it upon the floods. 10 I was cast upon thee from the womb : thou 3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? art my God froin my mother's belly.

and who shall stand in his holy place? 11 Be not far from ine; for trouble is near; for 4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; there is none to help.

who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor 12 Many bulls have compassed me: strong bulls sworn deceitfully. " of Bashan have beset me round.

5 lle shall receive the blessing from the LORD, 13 They gaped upon me with their mouths, as land righteousness from the God of his salvation. a ravening and a roaring lion.

6 This is the generation of them that seek hin, 14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah. ' are out of joint; my heart is like wax: it is 7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye pelted in the midst of niy bowels.

lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of 15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and glory shall come in. my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast 8 Who is this King of glory ? the LORD strong broughi me into the dust of death.

land mighty, the LORD niighiy in battle.

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