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satisfied: they shall praise the with me; thy rod and thy staff, LORD that seek him : your they comfort me. heart shall live for ever.

5 Thou preparest a table be27 All the ends of the world fore me in the presence of mine shall remember and turn unto enemies: thou anointest my the LORD: and all the kindreds head with oil ; my cup runneth of the nations shall worship be over. fore thee.

6 Surely goodness and mercy 28 For the kingdom is the shall follow me all the days of Lord's: and he is the govern- my life: and I will dwell in the or among the nations.

house of the LORD for ever. 29 All they that be fat upon earth shall eat and worship :

PSALM XXIV. all they that go down to the

GOD'S WORSHIP IN THE dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul.

A Psalm of David. 30 A seed shall serve him ; it THE earth is the LORD's, and shall be accounted to the LORD the fulness thereof; the world, for a generation.

and they that dwell therein. 31 They shall come, and shall 2 For he hath founded it upon declare his righteousness unto a the seas, and established it upon people that shall be born, that the floods. he hath done this.

3 Who shall ascend into the

hill of the LORD ? and who shall PSALM XXIII.

stand in his holy place ?

4. He that hath clean hands, and DAVID'S CONFIDENCE IN

a pure heart; who hath not lift. | GOD'S GRACE.

ed up his soul unto vanity, nor A Psalm of David. sworn deceitfully ; THE LORD is my shepherd ;

5 He shall receive the blessing I shall not want.

from the Lord, and righteous. 2 He maketh me to lie down ness from the God of his salvain green pastures : he leadeth tion. me beside the still waters. 6 This is the generation of

3 He restoreth my soul : he them that seek him, that seek leadeth me in the paths of thy face, O Jacob. Selah. ; righteousness, for his name's 7 Lift up your heads, O ye sake.

gates ; and be ye lift up, ye 4 Yea, though I walk through everlasting doors; and the King the valley of the shadow of death, of glory shall come in. I will fear no evil : for thou art 8 Who is this King of glory?


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the LORD strong and mighty, 9 The meek will he guide in the LORD mighty in battle. judgment : and the meek will 9 Lift up your heads, O ye

he teach his way. gates; even lift them up, ye 10 All the paths of the LORD everlasting doors ; and the

are mercy and truth unto such King of glory shall come in. as keep his covenant and his

10 Who is this King of glory? | testimonies. the Lord of hosts, He is the 11 For thy name's sake, O i King of glory. Selah.

LORD, pardon mine iniquity;

for it is great. PSALM XXV.

12 What man is he that fear.

eth the Lord? him shall he DAVID'S CONFIDENCE IN

teach in the way that he shall

choose. A Psalm of David.

13 His soul shall dwell at ease; UNTO thee, O LORD, do I and his seed shall inherit the lift up my soul.

earth. 2 O my God, I trust in thee, 14 The secret of the LORD IS let me not be ashamed, let not with them that fear him; and mine enemies triumph over me.

he will shew them his cove3 Yea, let none that wait on nant. thee be ashamed: let them be 15 Mine eyes are ever toward i ashamed which transgress with- || the Lord; for he shall pluck out cause.

my feet out of the net. 4 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; ||| 16 Turn thee unto me, and | teach me thy paths.

have mercy upon me; for I am 5 Lead me in thy truth, and desolate and afflicted. teach me ; for thou art the God / 17 The troubles of my heart of my salvation ; on thee do I Vare enlarged: O bring thou me wait all the day.

out of my distresses. 6 Remember, O LORD, thy 18 Look upon mine affliction tender mercies and thy loving and my pain ; and forgive all kindnesses; for they have been ever of old.

19 Consider mine enemies; 7 Remember not the sins of for they are many; and they my youth, nor my transgres.

hate me with cruel hatred. sions : according to thy mercy 20 O keep my soul, and deliremember thou me forthy good- ver me: let me not be ashamed; ness' sake, O LORD.

for I put my trust in thee. 8 Good and upright is the 21 Let integrity and upright\LORD: therefore will he teach

ness preserve me ; for I wait on sinners in the way.


my sins.



22 Redeem Israel, O God, || in mine integrity : redeem me, out of all his troubles.

and be merciful unto me.

12 My foot standeth in an even PSALM XXVI.

place : in the congregations will

I bless the LORD.

A Psalm of David.

JUDGE me, O LORD ; for
I have walked in mine inte-
grity; I have trusted also in A Psalm of David.
the LORD; therefore I shall not THE LORD is my light and

my salvation ; whom shall I 2 Examine me, O LORD, and fear? the LORD is the strength prove me ; try my reins and of my life; of whom shall I be my heart.

afraid? 3 For thy loving kindness is 2 When the wicked, even mine before mine eyes : and I have enemies and my foes, came upwalked in thy truth.

on me to eat up my flesh, they 4. I have not sat with vain per- stumbled and fell. sons, neither will I go in with 3 Though an host should endissemblers.

camp against me, my heart shall 5 I have hated the congrega not fear : though war should tion of evil doers; and will not rise against me, in this will I be sit with the wicked.

confident. 6 I will wash mine hands in 14. One thing have I desired of innocency : so will I compass the LORD, that will I seek afthine altar, O LORD:

ter ; that I may dwell in the 7 That I may publish with the house of the LORD all the days voice of thanksgiving, and tell of my life, to behold the beauty of all thy wondrous works. of the Lord, and to enquire in 8 Lord, I have loved the ha

his temple. bitation of thy house, and the 5 For in the time of trouble he place where thine honour dwell shall hide me in his pavilion : eth.

in the secret of his tabernacle 9 Gather not my soul with || shall he hide me; he shall set sinners, nor my life with bloo. me up upon a rock. dy men :

6 And now shall mine head 10 In whose hands is mischief, be lifted up above mine enemies and their right hand is full of round about me: therefore will bribcs.

I offer in his tabernacle sacrifi11 But as for me, I will walk ces of joy ; I will sing, yea, I

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will sing praises unto the me, I become like them that go

down into the pit. 7 Hear, O LORD, when I cry

2 Hear the voice of my supwith my voice : have mercyplications, when I cry unto thee, upon me,

and answer me. when I lift up my hands toward 8 When thou saidst, Seek ye thy holy oracle. my face ; my heart said unto 3 Draw me not away with the thee, Thy face, LORD, will I wicked, and with the workers seek.

of iniquity, which speak peace 9 Hide not thy face far from to their neighbours, but misme; put not thy servant away chief is in their hearts. in anger : thou hast been my 4 Give them according to their help ; leave me not, neither for- deeds, and according to the sake

me, O God of my salva- | wickedness of their endeavours: tion.

give them after the work of their 10 When my father and my hands; render to them their mother forsake me, then the desert. LORD will take me up.

5 Because they regard not the 11 Teach me thy way, 0 works of the LORD, nor the LORD, and lead me in a plain operation of his hands, he shall path, because of mine enemies. destroy them, and not build

12 Deliver me not over unto them up. the will of mine enemies : for false witnesses are risen up a cause he hath heard the voice gainst me, and such as breathe of my supplications. out cruelty.

7 The Lord is my strength, 13 I had fainted, unless I had and my shield; my heart trustbelieved to see the goodness ofed in him, and I am helped : the LORD in the land of the therefore my heart greatly reliving.

joiceth; and with my song will 14 Wait on the Lord : be of I praise him. good courage, and he shall 8 The LORD is their strength, strengthen thine heart : wait, I and he is the saving strength of say, on the LORD.

his anointed.

9 Save thy people, and bless PSALM XXVIII.

thine inheritance : feed them also, and lift them up for ever.

PSALM XXIX. A Psalm of David. UNTO thee will I cry, O WHY GOD MUST BE HONOURED. LORD my Rock ; be not silent A Psalm of David. to me : lest if thou be silent to

GIVE unto the LORD, O ye

3 N

or 6 Blessed be the Lord, be




mighty, give unto the LORD dication of the house of Da. glory and strength.

vid. 2 Give unto the LORD the I WILL extol thee, O LORD; glory due unto his name : wor for thou hast lifted me up, and ship the Lord in the beauty of hast not made my foes to reholiness.

joice over me. 3 The voice of the LORD is 2 O LORD my God, I cried upon the waters: the God of unto thee, and thou hast healed glory thundereth : the LORD is me. upon many waters.

3 O LORD, thou hast brought 4. The voice of the Lord is up my soul from the grave : powerful; the voice of the LORD thou hast kept me alive, that I is full of majesty

should not go down to the pit. 5 The voice of the LORD 4 Sing unto the Lord, O ye breaketh the cedars; yea, the saints of his, and give thanks at LORD breaketh the cedars of the remembrance of his holi. Lebanon.

6 He maketh them also to skip 5 For his anger endureth but like a calf; Lebanon and Siri. a moment; in his favour is life: on like a young unicorn. weeping may endure for a night,

7 The voice of the LORD di- but joy cometh in the morning. videth the flames of fire.

6 And in my prosperity I said, 8 The voice of the LORD I shall never be moved. shaketh the wilderness; the 7 LORD, by thy favour thou LORD shaketh the wilderness of hast made my mountain to stand Kadesh.

strong: thou didst hide thy 9 The voice of the LORD mak face, and I was troubled. eth the hinds to calve, and dis 8 I cried to thee, O LORD ; covereth the forests and in and unto the LORD I made his temple doth every one speak supplication. of his glory.

9 What profit is there in my 10 The LORD sitteth upon the blood, when I go down to the flood; yea, the LORD sitteth pit? Shall the dust praise thee? King for ever.

shall it declare thy truth? 11 The Lord will give strength 10 Hear, O Lord, and have unto his people; the Lord will mercy upon me : Lord, be bless his people with peace.

thou my helper.

11 Thou hast turned for me PSALM XXX.

my mourning into dancing : DAVID'S PRAISE FOR DELI thou hast put off my sackcloth,

and girded me with gladness; A Psalm and Song, at the de 12 To the end that my glory



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