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5 My soul, wait thou only upon glory, so as I have seen thee in God: for my expectation is the sanctuary. from him.

3 Because thy loving-kindness 6 He only is my rock and my is better than life, my lips shall salvation : be is my defence; I praise thee. shall not be moved.

4 Thus will I bless thee while 7 In God is my salvation and I live; I will lift up my hands my glory: the rock of my

in thy name. strength, and my refuge is in 5 My soul shall be satisfied as God.

with marrow and fatness; and 8 Trust in him at all times, my mouth shall praise thee with ye people; pour out your heart joyful lips: before him: God is a refuge for 6 When I remember thee upon us. Selah.

my bed, and meditate on thee 9 Surely men of low degree in the night-watches. are vanity, and men of high de 7 Because thou hast been my gree are a lie: to be laid in the help, therefore in the shadow of balance, they are altogether thy wings will I rejoice. lighter than vanity.

8 My soul followeth hard after 10 Trust not in oppression, thee: thy right hand upholdeth and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not 9 But those that seek my soul your heart upon them.

to destroy it, shall go into the 11 God hath spoken once; lower parts of the earth. twice have I heard this, that 10 They shall fall by the power belongeth unto God. sword: they shall be a portion

12 Also unto thee, O LORD, for foxes. belongeth mercy; for thou ren 11 But the king shall rejoice in derest to every man according God; every one that sweareth to his work.

by him shall glory: but the

mouth of them that speak lies PSALM LXIII.

shall be stopped. DAVID'S THIRST FOR GOD.

PSALM LXIV. A Psalm of David, when he was

DAVID'S COMPLAINT OF HIS in the wilderness of Judah.

ENEMIES. O GOD, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul To the chief Musician. A Psalm thirsteth for thee, my flesh long

of David. eth for thee in a dry and thirsty HEAR my voice, O God, in land, where no water is;

my prayer: preserve my life 2 To see thy power and thy from fear of the enemy.


2 Hide me from the secret God, in Sion: and unto thee counsel of the wicked; from the shall the vow be performed. insurrection of the workers of 2 O thou that hearest prayer, iniquity :

unto thee shall all flesh come. 3 Who whet their tongue like 3 Iniquities prevail against a sword, and bend their bows to, me: as for our transgressions shoot their arrows, even bitter thou shalt purge them away. words.

4 Blessed is the man whom 4 That they may shoot in se- thou choosest, and causest to cret at the perfect: suddenly do approach unto thee, that he may they shoot at him, and fear not. dwell in thy courts: we shall

5 They encourage themselves be satisfied with the goodness in an evil matter: they com of thy house, even of thy holy mune of laying snares privily: temple. they say, Who shall see them? 5 By terrible things in righte

6 They search out iniqui- ousness wilt thou answer us, O ties; they accomplish a diligent God of our salvation'; who art search: both the inward thought the confidence of all the ends of of

every one of them, and the the earth, and of them that are heart, is deep.

afar off upon the sea : 7 But God shall shoot at them 6 Which by his strength setwith an arrow; suddenly shall teth fast the mountains ; being they be wounded.

girded with power. 8 So they shall make their own 7 Which stilleth the noise of tongue to fall upon themselves: the seas, the noise of their all that see them shall flee away. waves, and the tumult of the

9 And all men shall fear, and people. shall declare the work of God; 8 They also that dwell in the for they shall wisely consider of uttermost parts are afraid at thy his doing.

tokens: thou makest the out10 The righteous shall be glad goings of the morning and evenin the LORD, and shall trust in ing to rejoice. him; and the upright in heart

9 Thou visitest the earth, and shall glory

waterest it: thou greatly enrich

est it with the river of God, PSALM LXV.

which is full of water: thou pre

parest them corn, when thou THE BLESSEDNESS OF GOD's

hast so provided for it.

10 Thou waterest the ridges To the chief Musician. A Psalm thereof abundantly : thou set

and Song of David. tlest the furrows thereof: thou PRAISE waiteth for thee, Omakest it soft with showers :



thon blessest the springing 8 O bless our God, ye people, thereof.

and make the voice of his praise 11 Thou crownest the year to be heard; with thy goodness; and thy 9 Which holdeth our soul in paths drop fatness.

life, and suffereth not our feet 12 They drop upon the pas. to be moved. tures of the wilderness; and the 10 For thou, O God, hast little hills rejoice on every side. proved us : thou hast tried us,

13 The pastures are clothed as silver is tried. with flocks; the valleys also are 11 Thou broughtest us into covered over with corn; they the net; thou laidest affliction shout for joy, they also sing.

upon our loins.

12 Thou hast caused men to PSALM LXVI.

ride over our heads : we went through fire and through water:

but thou broughtest us out into To the chief Musician. A Song a wealthy place. or Psalm.

13 I will go into thy house MAKE a joyful noise unto with burnt-offerings: I will pay God, all ye lands:

thee my vows, 2 Sing forth the honour of his 14 Which my lips have utname; make his praise glorious. tered, and my mouth hath spo.

3 Say unto God, How terrible ken, when I was in trouble. art thou in thy works! through 15 I will offer unto thee burnt. the greatness of thy power shall sacrifices of fatlings, with the thine enemies submit them- incense of rams: I will offer selves unto thee.

bullocks with goats. Selah. 4. All the earth shall worship 16 Come and hear, all ye that thee, and shall sing unto thee; fear God, and I will declare they shall sing to thy name. what he hath done for my soul. Selah.

17 I cried unto him with my 5 Come and see the works of mouth, and he was extolled God: be is terrible in his doing with my tongue. toward the children of men. 18 If I regard iniquity in my

6 He turned the sea into dry heart, the LORD will not hear land: they went through the flood on foot; there did we re 19 But verily God hath heard joice in him.

me; he hath attended to the 7 He ruleth by his power for

voice of my prayer. ever ; his eyes behold the na 20 Blessed be God, which hath tions: let not the rebellious ex not turned away my prayer, nor alt themselves. Selah.

his mercy from me.

me :

PSALM LXVII. the wicked perish at the pre


3 But let the righteous be To the chief Musician on Negi- glad; let them rejoice before

noth. A Psalm or Song. God: yea, let them exceedingGOD be merciful unto us, ly rejoice. and bless us; and cause his 4 Sing unto God, sing praises face to shine upon us. Selah. to his name : extol him that

2 That thy way may be known rideth upon the heavens by his upon earth, thy saving health name JAH, and rejoice before among all nations.

him. 3 Let the people praise thee, 5 A father of the fatherless, O God; let all the people praise and a judge of the widows, is thee.

God in his holy habitation. 4 O let' the nations be glad 6 God setteth the solitary in and sing for joy: for thou shalt families: he bringeth out those judge the people righteously, which are bound with chains : and govern the nations upon but the rebellious dwell in a earth. Selah.

dry land. 5 Let the people praise thee, 7 O God, when thou wentest O God; let all the people praise forth before thy people, when thee.

thou didst march through the 6 Then shall the earth yield wilderness; Selah: her increase; and God, even 8 The earth shook, the heavens our own God, shall bless us. also dropped at the presence of

7 God shall bless us; and all God: even Sinai itself was moo. the ends of the earth shall feared at the presence of God, the him.

God of Israel.

9 Thou, O God, didst send a PSALM LXVIII. plentiful rain, whereby thou

didst confirm thine inheritance, A PRAYER AT THE REMOVING

when it was weary.

10. Thy congregation hath Tothe chief Musician. A Psalm || dwelt therein: thou, O God, or Song of David.

hast prepared of thy goodness LET God arise, let his ene for the poor. mies be scattered: let them 11 The LORD gave the word; also that hate him, flee before great was the company of those bim.

that published it. 2 As smoke is driven away, 12 Kings of armies did flee so drive them away: as wax apace: and she that tarried at melteth before the fire, so let || home divided the spoil.


13 Though ye have lain among 23 That thy foot may be dipthe pots, yet


ye be as the ped in the blood of thine enewings of a dove covered with mies, and the tongue of thy silver, and her feathers with dogs in the same. yellow gold.

24 They have seen thy goings, 14 When the Almighty scat- O God; even the goings of my tered kings in it, it was white God, my King, in the sanctuary. as snow in Salmon.

25 The singers went before, 15 The hill of God is as the the players on instruments folhill of Bashan ; an high hill as lowed after ; among them were the hill of Bashan.

the damsels playing with tim16 Why leap ye, ye high hills ? | brels. this is the hill which God de 26 Bless ye God in the consireth to dwell in ; yea, the gregations, even the LORD, LORD will dwell in it for ever. from the fountain of Israel.

17 The chariots of God are 27 There is little Benjamin twenty thousand, even thousands with their ruler, the princes of of angels : the Lord is among Judah and their council, the them, as in Sinai, in the holy princes of Zebulun, and the place.

princes of Naphtali. 18 Thou hast ascended on 28 Thy God hath commanded high, thou hast led captivity thy strength : strengthen, o captive : thou hast received God, that which thou hast gifts for men ; yea, for the re-wrought for us. bellious also, that the LORD 29 Because of thy temple at God might dwell among them. Jerusalem shall kings bring

19 Blessed be the LORD, who presents unto thee. daily loadeth us with benefits, 30 Rebuke the company of even the God of our salvation. spearmen, the multitude of the Selah.

bulls, with the calves of the 20 He that is our God is the people, till every one submit God of salvation; and unto himself with pieces of silver : God the Lord belong the issues scatter thou the people that de. from death.

light in war. 21 But God shall wound the 31 ,Princes shall come out of head of his enemies, and the Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon hairy scalp of such an one as stretch out her hands unto God. goeth on still in his trespasses. 32 Sing unto God, ye king22 The LORD said, I will doms of the earth ; o sing bring again from Bashan, I will praises unto the LORD; Selah. bring my people again from the 33 To him that rideth upon depths of the sea :

the heavens of heavens, which

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