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songs in the house of my pil 68 Thou art good, and doest grimage.

good ; teach me thy statutes. 55 I have remembered thy 69 The proud have forged a name, O LORD, in the night, lie against me: but I will keep and have kept thy law.

thy precepts with my whole 56 This I had, because I kept heart. thy precepts.

70 Their heart is as fat as CHETH.

grease ; but I delight in thy 57 Thou art my portion, o law. LORD: I have said that I would 71 It is good for me that I keep thy words.

have been afflicted ; that I might 58 I intreated thy favour with learn thy statutes. my

whole heart: be merciful 72 The law of thy mouth is unto me according to thy word. better unto me than thousands

59 I thought on my ways, and of gold and silver. turned my feet unto thy testi

JOD. monies.

73 Thy hands have made me, 60 I made haste, and delay- and fashioned me : give me un . ed not to keep thy command- derstanding, that I may learn ments.

thy commandments. 61 The bands of the wicked 74 They that fear thee will be have robbed me : but I have not gład when they see me: beforgotten thy law.

cause I have hoped in thy word. 62 At midnight I wių rise to 75 I know, O LORD, that thy give thanks unto thee, because judgments are right, and that of thy righteous judgments. thou in faithfulness hast afflict.

63 I am a companion of all ed me.
them that fear thee, and of 76 Let, I pray thee, thy mer-
them that keep thy precepts.

ciful kindness be for my com.
64 The earth, O Lord, is full fort, according to thy word un-
of thy mercy: teach me thy to thy servant.

77 Let thy tender mercies TETH.

come unto me, that I may live : 65 Thou hast dealt well with for thy law is my delight. thy servant, O LORD, accord. 78 Let the proud be ashamed; ing unto thy word.

for they dealt perversely with 66 Teach me good judgment me without a cause : but I will and knowledge : for I have be meditate in thy precepts. lieved thy commandments.

79 Let those that fear thee 67 Before I was afflicted I turn unto me, and those that went astray: but now have I have known thy testimonies. kept thy word.

80 Let my heart be sound in

thy statutes ; that I be not 94 I am thine, save me ; for ashamed.

I have sought thy precepts.

95 The wicked have waited 81 My soul fainteth for thy sal for me to destroy me : but I vation : but I hope in thy word. will consider thy testimonies.

82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, 96 I have seen an end of all saying, When wilt thou com- perfection : but thy command. fort me ?

ment is exceeding broad. 83 For I am become like a

MEM. bottle in the smoke ; yet do I 97 O how love I thy law! it not forget thy statutes.

is my meditation all the day. . 84 How many are the days of 98 Thou, through thy comthy servant? when wilt thou ex mandments hast made me wiser ecute judgment on them that than mine enemies : for they persecute me?

are ever with me. 85 The proud have digged 99 I have more understanding pits for me, which are not after than all my teachers : for thy thy law.

testimonies are my

my medita 86 All thy commandments are tion. faithful : they persecute me

100 I understand more than wrongfully; help thou me. the ancients, because I keep

87 They had almost consum- thy precepts. ed me upon earth ; but I for 101 I have refrained my feet sook not thy precepts.

from every evil way, that I 88 Quicken me after thy lov- might keep thy word. ing-kindness; so shall I keep 102 I have not departed from the testimony of thy mouth. thy judgments : for thou hast LAMED.

taught me. 89 For ever, O LORD, thy 103 How sweet are thy words word is settled in heaven. unto my taste! yea, sweeter than

90 Thy faithfulness is unto honey to my mouth! all generations : thou hast estab 104 Through thy precepts I lished the earth, and it abideth. get understanding : therefore I

91 They continue this day ac hate every false way. cording to thine ordinances :

NUN. for all are thy servants.

105 Thy word is a lamp unto 92 Unless thy law had been my feet, and a light unto my my delights, I should then have path. perished in mine aflliction. 106 I have sworn, and I will

93 I will never forget thy pre- perform it, that I will keep thy cepts : for with them thou hast righteous judgments. quickened me.

107 I am afflicted very much:

quicken me, O Lord, accord- || therefore I love thy, testimoing unto thy word.

nies. 108 Accept, I beseech thee 120 My flesh trembleth for the free-will-offerings of my fear of thee; and I am afraid of mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments. thy judgments.

AIN. 109 My soul is continually in 121 I have done judgment and my hand : yet do I not forget justice: leave me not to mine thy law.

oppressors. 110 The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not for good : let not the proud opfrom thy precepts.

press me. 111 Thy testimonies have I 123 Mine eyes fail for thy sal. taken as an heritage for ever : vation, and for the word of thy for they are the rejoicing of my righteousness. heart.

124 Deal with thy servant ac112 I have inclined mine heart cording unto thy mercy, and to perform thy statutes alway, teach me thy statutes. even unto the end.

125 I am thy servant; give SAMECH.

me understanding, that I may 113 I hate vain thoughts : but know thy testimonies. thy law do I love.

126 It is time for thee, LORD, 114 Thou art my hiding place to work: for they have made and my shield: Í hope in thy void thy law. word.

127 Therefore I love thy com115 Depart from me, ye evil- mandments above gold; yea, doers : for I will keep the com- above fine gold. mandments of my God.

128 Therefore I esteem all thy 116 Uphold me according un precepts concerning all things to to thy word, that I may live : be right; and I hate every false and let me not be ashamed of


PE. 117 Hold thou me up, and I 129 Thy testimonies are wonshall be safe : and I will have derful: therefore doth my soul respect unto thy statutes conti- keep them. nually.

130 The entrance of thy words 118 Thou hast trodden down giveth light; it giveth underall them that err from thy sta- standing unto the simple. tutes : for their deceit is false. 131 I opened my mouth, and hood.

panted : for I longed for thy 119 Thou puttest away all the commandments. wicked of the earth like dross : | 132 Look thou upon me, and

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be merciful unto me, as thou | heart; hear me, O LORD: I usest to do unto those that love will keep thy statutes. thy name.

146 I cried unto thee; save 133 Order my steps in thy me, and I shall keep thy testiword: and let not any iniquity monies. have dominion over me.

147 I prevented the dawning 134 Deliver me from the op- of the morning, and cried : I pression of man; so will I keep hoped in thy word. thy precepts.

148 Miné eyes prevent the 135 Make thy face to shine night watches, that I might upon thy servant; and teach me meditate in thy word. thy statutes.

149 Hear my voice according 136 Rivers of waters run down unto thy loving kindness : 0 mine eyes, because they keep Lord, quicken me according not thy law.

to thy judgment. TZADDI.

150 They draw nigh that. fol137 Righteous art thou, o low after mischief: they are far LORD, and upright are thy from thy law. judgments.

151 Thou art near, O LORD; 138 Thy testimonies that thou and all thy commandments are hast commanded are righteous truth. and very faithful.

152 Concerning thy testimo139 My zeal hath consumed nies, I have known of old that me; because mine enemies have thou hast founded them for forgotten thy words. 140 Thy word is very pure :

RESH. therefore thy servant loveth it. 153 Consider mine affliction,

141 I am small and despis- and deliver me: for I do not ed: yet do not I forget thy pre- forget thy law. cepts.

154 Plead my cause, and de. 142 'Thy righteousness is an liver me: quicken me accordeverlasting righteousness, and ing to thy word. thy law is the truth.

155 Salvation is far from the 143 Trouble and anguish have wicked : for they seek not thy taken hold on me : yet thy com statutes. mandments are my delights. 156 Great are thy tender mer

144 The righteousness of thy cies, O LORD: quicken me actestimonies is everlasting: give cording to thy judgments. me understanding, and I shall 157 Many are my persecutor's live.

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decline from thy testimonies. 145 I cried with my whole 158 I beheld the transgres,

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sors, and was grieved ; because 171 My lips shall utter praise, they kept not thy word. when thou hast taught me thy

159 Consider how I love thy || statutes. precepts: quicken me, O LORD, 172 My tongue shall speak of according to thy loving-kind- thy word ; for all thy command .

ments are righteousness. 160 Thy word is true from the 17

173 Let thine hand help me ; beginning : and every one of thy for I have chosen thy prerighteous judgments endureth cepts. for ever.

174 I have longed for thy salSCHIN.

vation, O LORD ; and thy law is 161 Princes have persecuted my delight. me without a cause : but my 175 Let my soul live, and it heart standeth in awe of thy shall praise thee ; and let thy word.

judgments help me. 162 I rejoice at thy word, as 176 I have gone astray like a one that findeth great spoil. lost sheep; seek thy servant;

163 I hate and abhor lying : for I do not forget thy combut thy law do I love.

mandments, 164 Seven times a day do I praise thee, because of thy

PSALM CXX. rightcous judgments.

DAVID PRAYETH AGAINST DOEG. 165 Grcat peace have they which love thy law: and nothing

A Song of degrees. shall offend them.

IN my distress I cried unto 166 LORD, I have hoped for the Lord, and he heard me. thy salvation, and done thy com

2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, mandments.

from lying lips, and from a de167 My soul.hath kept thy tes

ceitful tongue. timonies; and I love them ex

3 What shall be given unto ceedingly.

thee? or what shall be done un168 I have kept thy precepts, to thee, thou false tongue ? and thy testimonies : for all my

4 Sharp arrows of the mighty, ways are before thee.

with coals of juniper. TAU.

5 Woe is me, that I sojourn in 169 Let my cry come near be- i Mesech, that I dwell in the tents fore thee, O LORD: give me of Kedar ! understanding according to thy

6 My soul hath long dwelt with word.

him that hateth peace. 170 Let my supplication come before thee ; deliver me accord-speak, they are for war.

7 I am for peace: byt when I ing to thy word.

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