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9 I have preached rightcousness in the 1 Davids care of his thoughts. 4 The conh- great congregation: 10, Thave not refrained deration of the brevity, and vanits of life, my lips; LORI, thou knowett.

101 have not hid thy rigliteousness with To the chief mutician, even to Jeduthun. in my heart; I have declared thy faithfulA plalın of David.

nels and thy faivation: I have not concealed I and thy truth frosn the

tin not with my tonguc: I will keep my great congregation. mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is 11 With-hold not thou thy tender mercies before me.

from me, O LOAD: let thy loving-kindnets 2 1 was dumb with filence: ! held my and thy truth continually preserve me. peace, even from good; and my corrow was 12 For inrinnerable evils have compassed hirred.

me about; mine iniquities have taken hold 3 My licart was hot within me; while I was upon me,

so that I am not able to look up: muling the fire burned: then fake I with they are more than the hairs of mine head; my tongue,

therefore my heart faileth me. 4 LORD, niake me to kriow mine end, and 13 Be pleated, O LORD, to deliver sne: 0 the measure of my days, what it is; that I LORD, inake haile to help ine. may know how frullaa.

14 Let them be ashamed and confounded s Behold, thou hast made my days as an together, that seek after my soul to dettroy hand-breadth, and mine age is as 'nothing it; Ict them be driven backward, and put before thee: verily every man at his belt to thanie, that with me evil. ftate is altogether vanity, Sclah.

15 let them he defolate for a reward of 6 Surely every man walketh in a vain thew; their tame, that say unto me, Aha, alia! furely they are disquietid in vain: he heap 16 Let all thote that seek thee rejoice eth up rities, and knoweth not who fhall and be glad in thee: let such as love thy gather them,

falvation say continually, The LORD te 7 And now, LORD, what wait I for? my mag nilicd. hope is in thce.

iz But I Am poor and needy; yet the 8 Deliver me from all my transgreffions ; LORD thinketh npon me ; thou art my make me not the reproach of the foolih. help and my deliverer: make no tarrying,

9 l was dumb, I opened not my mouth; Ony God. because thou didit it.

PSALM XLI. 10 Renove thy ftroke away from me: 1 1 Gods care of the pour. 4 David complaineta am confumed by the blow of thine land. of his enemier treachery.

11 When thou with rebukes dott correct 1 To the chief mofician. A psalm of David. man for iniquity, thou makeit his beauty to Blied be that.confidereth the poor confime away like a moth: durely every D the LORD will deliver him in time of man is vanity. Selali.

trouhle. 12 Hear iny prayer, O LORD, and give 2 The LORD will preserve him, and keep car unto my cry; hold not the peace at my him alive; and he fhall be bletled upon the tears: for I'am a itranger wiih thec, and a earth; and thou wilt not deliver him unto fojourner, as all my fathers Tuere.

the will of his oncinies. 130 fpare me, that I may recover itrength, 3 Tlie LORD will ftrengthen him apon the before I go ience, and be no more.

hcd of languishing: thou wilt make all hi PSALM XL.

bed in his fickness. The benen! Of confidence in Gud, 6 Obe.. I laid, Lons, be merciful unto me; heal dience is the bod fncrifice, &c.

my soul; for 1 bave finned againt thee, To the clief musician. A pfalm of David. 's Mine enemies speak evil of me; When Waited patiently for the LORD; and he hall he die, and his name perith? inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

6 And if he come to see me, he speaketh va. 2 He brought me up also out of an horrible nity; luis hcart çathereth iniqnity to itself ; pit, out of the miry clay, and let my feet when he goeth abroad he tellech upon a rock, and established my goings.

7 All that hate me whisper together agairítt 3 And he hath pnt a new song in my mouth, me: againit me do they devise my hurt. even praise unto our God: many thall feel, 8 An evil disease, say they, cleaveth fatt unand fear, and thall trust in the LUBD. to him: and not that he lieth, he Mial) rile

4 Bluffed is that man that maketh the LORD up no more. his trutt, and respeceth not the proud, nor 9 Yca, mine own familiar friend in whom such as turn alide to lies.

trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath 5 Many, O Lord my God, are thy wonderful lifted up his heel againit me. work which thou hatt done, and thy thoughts JO But thou, o LOND, be merciful unto which are to us-ward: they cannot he reckon. me, and raise me up, that I may requite ed up in order into thce: if I would declare thein. and peak of them, they are more than can by 1 By this I know that thou favoureft me, numbered.

becaule mine enemy doth not triumpts over 6 Sacrifies and offering thon didt not de- me. fire; mine ears halt thou opened: burnt offer. 12 And as for me, thou opholdelt me in ing and fin-offering halt thou not required. mine integrity, and fettet me before thy

? Then said 1, 1.0, I come: in the volume face forever. of the book it is written of me;

13 Blefied be the LORD God of intel from 8 I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, everlailing, and to everthiting Amon und thy law is within my heart,



because of the oppreson of the with; let


2 How thou didnt drtveout the heathen with 1 Davids zeal to serve God in the trmple. thy hand, and plantedit then; hort thou didit To the chief musician. Matchil, for the afilict the penple and call their out. fons of Korah.

3 For they got not the land in podeffion by $ the hart panteth after the water their own sword, neither did their own amm A , but O God.

arın, and the light of thy countenauce, be2 My soul thirtteth for God, for the liv. caure thou hadit a favoir un to thein. ing God; when thai I come and appear be

4 'Thou art my king, o God: command fore God?

deliverances for Jacob. 3 My tears have been my meat day and

S'Through thee will we puth down our encnight, while they continually fay unto me, mies, through thy name will we tread them Where is thy God?

under, that rise up against us. 4 When remember these things, 1 pour For I will not trust in my bow, neither out my foulin me: for i had gone with the thall my fword fave me. multitude; I went with them to the house of 7 But thou hast faved us from our enemies, God,

with the voice of joy and praile, with and hatt put them to tháme that hated us. a multitude that kept bols-day,

8 In God we hoeft all the day long, and 5 Why art thou cail down, my soul? and praise thy name for ever. Sclab. whyart thou difquiered in me? Hope thon in 9 But thou haft cast off and put us to thainė; God; for I shall yet praise him for the help and goeit not forth with our armies. of his countenance.

to Thou makett us to turn back from the 6 0 my Gol, any coulis caft down within enemy; and they which hate us fpoil for me: therefore will I remember thee from the themielves. Land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, froin 11 Thou lialt given iis like theep appointed the hill Mizar.

for mcát; and last scattered us anong the 7Dccp calleth unto dcep at the noise of thy htatten. water-Ipouls: all thy waves and thy billaw's 12 Thou sellest thy people for nought, and are gone over me,

doft not recreate the italin by their price, 8 Yet the LORD will command his lcring. 13 'Thou makcht usa reproach to our neighkindness in the day-time, and in the night bours, 2 corn and a derition to them that are his fong shall be with nic, arid my prayer un round about us. to the God of my life.

14 Thou makcit us a by-word! among the 9 I will say unto God my rock, Why halt heathen, a thaking on the licid among the thou forgotten mo? wiiy goi msuruisig ben people. cause of the oppremion of the eneiny?

15 My Tonfusion is continually before nie, 10 As with a sword in my bones mine and the theme of my face irath covered me. eneinies reproach me; wlule they say daily 16 For the voice of him that reproxhcth unto me, where is thy God?

and blasphemeth; by reason of the enerny n Why art thou catt down,o mysou!! and and avenger. why art thou difquieted within irre: Hope 17 all this is come upon us; yet lave we thou in God; for ithal yet praứt him, to not forgotten thee, neither live we dealt is the health of my countenance, and sny (allely in thy covenant. God,

18 Our heart is not turned hack, neither PSA L M XLII.

have oar Reps declined from thy way. David, praging to be flored to the temple, 19 Though thou last fore broken us in the promifah io ferve God jurfuity,

place of dragons, and covered us with the J? Fudge me, o God, and plead my cause a- inade of death.

Kainst an ungodly nation: deilver nuc 20 If we have forgotten the name of orir from the deceitful and anjuft man.

God, or Aretched out our hands to a strange 2 For thou art the God of my strength: why yod, dott thou caft me off? why go I mourning 21 shall not God Search this out? for le

knoweth the secrets of the heart. 3 o fend out thy light and thy

22 Yea, for thylake are wekilled all the day thern lead ine, let them bring me unto thy long; weare connted as iheep for the fanghter. holy ill, and to thy tabernacles.

23 Awake, why sleepelt thou, O LORD? 4 Then will I go unto the altar of God, un- arise, cast 18 not off for ever. to God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the 24 Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and for harp will i praise thee, o God, my God. gettett our affiction and ow oppretan!

S'Why art thou cait down, OnyToul: and 25 For our foal is bowl down to thodun: why art thou disquicted within me? Hope in our belly deveth unto the earth. God; for I shall yet pralie him, he is the 26 Arise for our hely, and redeem us, for health of my countenance, and my God. thy mercies lake. PSALM XLIV.

PSALM XIV. I The church, in memory of former favours, 1 The majelly and grace of Chriss kingdom..

7 compeaineth of her present soit : 17 pro 10 The deity of the cherche Jeffing her integrity, 24 le fervenily prayeih , To the clier mutician apon Shohannim, For fuecour.

for the ions of Koral), Malchil. A 100g of To the clilci musician for the song of Joycs.

Koralı, Maschi. W have heard with our ears, O God, Moderater is in diting a good mattet:

the things liich I lave made our fathers have told us, zuhat work touching the King; my tongue is tic pou or thou didi bus their days, in the times of old, a ready writer.

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II Let mount Zioners.

2 Theu) art fairer than the children of men: 8 Come, behold the works of the Lord, bleired thee for ev r.

9 He maketh wars to ceare unto the end of 3 Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O moj the earth; he breaketh thebow, and cutteth Mighty, with thy glory and thy majefty. the f'pear in funder: he burneth the charlot

4 And in thy majetty ride profperouhý, be- in the fire. cause of truth, and incckpels, and righteous. 10 Be Mill, and know that I am God; I will Aefs; and thy right hand thall teach the be exalted among the leathen, I will be exterrible things.

alted in the carth. 5 Thine arrows are tharp in the heart of 11 The LORD of hofts is with us; the God the kings enenies; whereby the people fall of jacob is our refuge. Selah. under thee.

PSALM XLVII. 6 Thy throne, O God, is for ever and The nations are exhurted cheerfully to entertain ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right the kingdom of Chrijl: fceptre.

To the chief muticlan. A pfalın for the 7 Thou lovelt righteouíness, and hateft

fons of Korah. anointed thee with the oil of gladixi aborc

unto God with the voice of triumph: thy fellows:

2 For the LORD moft high is terrible; he 8 All thy garments smell of myrrhi, and is a great King over all the earth. aloes, and callia, out of the ivory palaces, 3 He shall lubdue the people under us, and whereby they have inade thce glad.

the bations under our feet. 9 Kings daughters Here among thy ho 4 He shall choose our inheritance for us, nourable women: upon thy right hand did the excellency of Jacob, whom he loved: fand the queen in guid of Oplir.

Selal. 10 Hearken, o daughter, and coiifider, and i God is gone up with a thout, the LORD incline thine ear; forget aito thine own peo- with the sound of a trumpet. ple, and thy fathers houst;

6 Siog praifes to God, ring praises : fing ů so thall the king greatly desire thy sraifes into our King, ting, prailes beatity: for hc is thy LORD, and worship 7 For God is the king oi all the earth: fing thou him.

ye praises with underitanding, 1. And the daucliter of Tyre Jhall be there & Goureigieth over the heathen: God fit. with a git; even the rich among the people teth upon the throne of his holinels. thall intreat thy favour.

2. Tlie princes of the people are gathered 13'The Kings daughter is all glorious with together, et'en the people of the God of Abin: her clothing is of wrought gold.

rahath; for the thields of the earth belong. 14 she mall le brought unto the King in unto God; he is greatly exalted. raiment of needle-work: the Virgins her

PSALM XLVIII. companions that follow her Thall be brought The orhainents and privileges of the church. into thee.

9 A long and palm for the sons of Koral.

Rcat is be brought they shall enter into the Kings palace.

mountain of his holinet. 16 Intead of thy fathers thall be thy chil 2 Beautiful for fituation, the joy of the dren, whom thou mayett make princes in all whole earth, is mount Zion; or the sides of the earth.

the north, the city of the great King, 17 1 will make thy name to be remembered 3 God is known in her palaces for a refuge. in all generations; therefore thail the people 4 For, lo, the kings were assembled, they prailc thee for ever and ever.

paired by together. PSALM XLVI.

5 They saw it, and fo they marvelled; they 1 The confidence thich the church hath in God: were troubled, and halted away.

8 an exhortation to contemplate the wurks of 6 Fear took hold upon thein there, and Providence.

pain, as of a woman in travail. To the chicf mulician for the fons of Ko 7 Thou break cit the ships of Tarthith with rah. A fong apon Alamoth,

an cuit wind. , a very

8 As we have heard, so have we seen in present help in trouble :

the city of the Lord of hosts, in the city Therefore will not we fear, theugh the of our God: God will establith it for ever. earth be removed, and though the mountains Selali. be carried into the midft of the sea';

9 We have thought of thy loving-kindness, 3 Though the waters thereof roar and be o God, in the midft of thy temple. troubled, though the mountains kake with 10 According to thy name, O God, fo is the swelling thereof. Selah.

thy praise unto the ends of the earth : thy 4 There is a river, the freams whereof right hand is full of fhall make glad the city of God; the holy

let the daughters place of the tabernacles of the mot: Higly. of Judah be glad because of thy

fudginents. s God is in the midft of her; the thall not 12 Walk about Zion, and go round about be moved: God thall help her, and that righ: her: tell the towers thercof. early.

13 Mark ye well her bulwarks, contider 6 'The heathen raged, the kingdoms were her palaces; that ye may tell it to the gene. maved, he uttered his voice; the earth melted. ration following:

The Loed of hotts is with us; the God 14 For this God is our God for ever and of Jacob is our refuge. Scih.

ever; he will be our guide even unto death,

him ;


4 He shall call to the heavens frons above, A carnejl perfuafior to build the faith of and to the carth, (that he may judge huis the resurreaion, not or coorldly poszer, but people, on God. 10 worldly prosperity is not to be 5 Gither my Gaints together unto me; admired.

those that have made a covenant with me 1 To the chief musician. A pfalın for the by facrifice. fons of Koral.

*6 And the heavens shall declare his righ. Habitants of the phone se car all ye tequirear, form Gopcijudge limielf. Selah.

1 Both low and high, rich and poor to. Ilraci, and I will tellity againit thee: la gether.

God, even thy God. 3 My mouth thall (peak of wisdom; and 8 I will not reprove thce for thy facrifices, the meditation of my heart shall be of un- or thy burnt-otlerings, to have been colitinu. derttanding

ally before ine, 41 will incline mine ear to a parable; I.

9 i will take no bullock out of thy house, open my dark faying upon the harp. nor he-goats out of thy folds: 3 Wherefore thould I fear in the days of io For every beart of the forett is mine, and evil, when the iniquity of my lieels 'thall the cattle upon a thouand hills. compass me about!

il I know all the fowls of the mountains; 6 They that trust in their wealth, and boat and the wild beasts of the field are mine. themselves in the multitude of their riches; 12 If I were hungry, I would not telt 7 None of them can by any

means redeem thee: for the world is inine, and the fulners his brother, nor give to God a ransom for thereas.

13 Will I eat the felh of bulls, or drink 8 For the redemption of their soul is pre- the blood of goats? cious, and it cealeth forever)

14 Olfer into God thanksgiving; and pay 9 That he should itill live for ever, and not thy vows unto the inolt Higli: fee corruption,

is And call upon me in the day of trou. 10 For he feeth dhat wife men die, likewise ble: I will deliver thec, anit thou shalt glo. the fool and the bruititk perfon perith, and rify me. leave their wealth to others.

16 But unto the wicked God faith, What u Their inward thought is, that their hart thou to do to deciare my ftatutcs, or houses jhall contine forevet, and their that thou fhouldeht take my covenant in thy dwelling-places to all generations : they call mouth, their lands after their own names.

17 Seeing thou latest intruction, and caft12 Nevertheleis, man being in honour 2. ett my words behind thee. bideth not: he is like the beatts that perish. 18 'When thon fawcit a thies, then thou

13 This their way is their folly; yet their consentedtt with bini, and hart been partaker pofterity approve their sayings. Seluh. with adulterers.

14 Like theep they are laid in the grave; 19 Thou givett thy mouth to evil, and thy death thall feed on them; and the upright tongue frimeth deceit. Thall have donzinion over them in the inorn. zo Thou titeit ajrid Speakeit againit tby ing; and their beauty that contiune in the brother; thou Manderest thine owii mother's grave from their dwelling.

15 But God will redeem my soul from the 21 'These things liati thou done, and I kept power

of the grave; for he thall receive ine. Silence, thou thoughtest that I was altogeSelah. 16 Benot thon afraid when one is made rich, thee, and let them in order before

thine eyes. when the glory of his house is increated: 2. Now, consider this, ye that forget God,

17 For, when he dieth, he thall carry no left I tear you in pieces, and there be none thing away; liis glory thall nor defcund af to deliver. ter him:

23 Wholooffereth praise gloritieth me: and 18 Though, while he lived, he bleted his to him that ordereth his converfation arig's Iont: (and men will praise thee when thou will l thew the salvation of God. dveft well to thyfelf:)

PSA L M LI. 19 He thall go to the generation of his fa- 1 David prayeth for rensition of Jins, theref thers; they thall never lee light.

ke mekith a deep confeffion : 6 he prayeta 10 Man that is in honour, and underttand. for faucification, eth not, is like the beatts that perith.

To the chief inulician. A plalm of David, PSALM L.

when Nathan the prophet earne unto him, 1 The majenly of God in the church: s his or after he had gone in to Bath-theun.

i net in ceremonies, '14 World in Teneric. H Audent upon me, God, according obedience,

to the muiitude of thy tender mercies blot 1 A pfalm of Alaph.

out my transgreflions.

* Wath me thoroughly from mine iniquity, Tocument concepute the loro, hath spoken, and called the earth, froin the and cleanse ine from

my tin, cting of the lim unto the going down thereof. 3 For I acknowledge my tranfgreffions ;

1 out of Zion the perfedtion of beauty, God and my fini, ever before me. hath (hined.

4 Againit thee, thue only hasel linned, and 3 Our God shall come, and fhail not kcep done thra evil in thy hght that thou mighlat mence: a fire that devour before him, and it be jutitied when thou speakett, and be cles Mall be very tempeltuous round about him. Wbea thou judgette

o make me to hinar joy and gladnels; thai Thedathormipira de schepentingan

$ Dehold, I was thapen in iniquity; and in

PSALM LIII. fin did rov mother conceive me.

1 David descriveth the corruption of a naty. 6 Behold, thou detirelt trixth in the in. ral man:

4 he convinceth the wicked by ward parts; and in the hidden pari" thou the light of Meir otun conscience : 6 he glafhalt make me to know wisdom.

rieth in the falvation of God. 7 Purge me with lyfor, and I fhall be 1 To the chief musician upon Mahaleth clean: wath me, and I thall be whiter than

Marelil. A palm of David. fnow,

He fool hath said in heart, There is the bones which thou han broken may re- done abominable iniquity: there is none that joice.

doeth good. 9 Hide thy face from my fins, and blot out God looked down from heaven upon the all mine iniquities.

children of men, to see if there were any that 10 Create in me a clean heart, God; and did undertland, that did seek God. renew a right fpirit within me.

3 Every one of them is gone back; they are 11 Caftine not away from thy presence; altogcines become filthy: there is none that and take not thy holy Spirit froin me. doeth goed, no, not oné.

12 Reitore uito ine the joy of thy falva. 4 Have the workers of iniquity no know. tion; and uphold me zeich iny free Spirit, lodre? who cat up my people as they cat

13. Then will teacli tranlgreffore thy ways; brezd: they liave not called upon God. and finners than he converted unto thcc. $ There were they in great fear, where no

14 Deliver one from blood-guiltineti, O fear was; for God liath Tcattered the hones God, thou God of my falvation; and my of him that encampeth agnini thee: thou tongue thall fing aloud of thy righteoul- lialt put them to máme, becaufe God liath neis.

defpiled them. IS O LORD, open thou my lips; and my 6 Oli tirat the falvation of Israel were come mouth thall thew forth thy praise.

out of Zion! When God bringeth back the 16 For thou defirett not acrifice, elfe would captivity of his people, Jacob' thall rejoice, give it: thori delightest not in burnt-offer. and Ifrael ihall be glad.

PSALM LIV. in 'The sacrifices of God are a broken fpi i David, complaining of the Ziphims, prayeth rit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, for falvation : 4 upon his confidence in Gods thou wilt not defplíc.

help he promiseth facrifice, 18 Do good, in thy good pleasure, unto Zi- I To the chief musician on Neginoth, Mar. on: build thou the walls of Jerusalem. chil. A falm of David, whon the Ziphims

19 Then shalt thou be pleared with the fa came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide critices of righteousness, with burnt-offering, himself with us? and whole burpot-otheringhen thall ebey of Save me my finding on thy name, and judge PSALM LIT.

2 Hear my prayer, God; give ear to the I David, reproving

the spiltjulnefs of Doég, words of my mouth. prophefietk' his deftrullion : 6 The righteous 3 For ftrangers are rifen up against me, and mall rejnice at it.

oppreffors seek after iny foul: they have not To the chief inufician, Maschil. A pfalm fet God before them. Sclah. of David, when Doeg the Edomite came 4 Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is and told Saul, and said unto him, David with them that uphold my soul. is come to the house of Ahimeicch.

S He ihall reward evil unto inine enemies: When mang

the goodness of God 7 Hy boatteft thou thyself in mischief, o cut them off in thy truth.

6 I will freely sacrifice into thee; I will endurth continually.

praise thy name, O LORD, for it is goed. 2 'Thy ton, ue deviseth mischiefs, like a 7 For he hath delivered me out of all trou fbarp razor, working deceitfully,

ble; and mine eye hath seen his defire upon 3 Thou lovelt evil more than good, and mine enemies. lying rather than to Speak righteouiness.

PSALM LV. Selan,

1 David in his prayer complaineth of his fear.' 4 'Thou lovett all-devouring words, O Lhou ful cafe : 9 he prayelh againt his enemies, deceitful tongue

of whose quickedness and treachery he come God thali likewise deftroy thee for ever: lainch : 16 He comfortelh himself in Gods he mall take thee away, and pluck thee out preservation of him, and confusion of his eneof the dwelling-place, and root thee out of niies. the lard of the living: Selali.

f To the chief muficiunon Ncgiooth, Maschil. 6 The righteous auro fall fee, and fear,

A palm of David.

Ive ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not na bahay ni chemin, that made mot God his ttrength; but trutted in the abundance of 2 Attend unto ine, and hear me, I mourn his riches, and ftrengthened bitself in his in my complaint, and make a noise; wickedness.

3 Becaufe of the voice of the enemy, because 8 But I nm like a green olive-tree in the of the opporellion of the wicked: for they catt noufe of God : I truit

in the mercy
of God iniquity
upon me, and in wrath they hate

me. for ever and ever.

4 My heart is fore pained within me; and the 0 1 will praise thee for ever, because thou terror: of death are fallen upon me. hait done il : aart I will wait on thy naine; s Fearfuluess and trembling are come upon for it is good before thy faints.

me, and horror liath overwhelmed me.

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