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15 Visit this vine, which thy right hand

Hath set, and planted long,
And the young branch, that for thyself

Thou hast made firm and strong. 16 But now it is consum'd with fire,

And cut with axes down, They perish at thy dreadful ire,

At thy rebuke and frown. 17 Upon the man of thy right hand

Let thy good hand be laid, Upon the son of man, whom thou

Strong for thyself hast made. 18 So shall we not go back from thee

To ways of sin and foame, Quicken us thou, then gladly we

Shall call upon thy Name. 19 Return us, and thy grace divine,

Lord God of Hofts, vouchsafe, Cause thou thy face on us to shine,

And then we shall be safe.




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"O God our strength sing loud, and clear,

Sing loud to God our King,
To Jacob's God, that all may bear,

Loud acclamations ring. 2 Prepare a hymn, prepare a song,

5 The timbrel hither bring, The chearful psaltry bring along, And harp with pleasant Aring.

3 Blow,




3 Blow, as is wont, in the new moon

With trumpets' lofty found,
Th’ appointed time, the day whereon

Our folemn feast comes round. 4 This was a statute giv’n of old

For Ifrael to observe,
A law of Jacob's God, to hold,

From whence they might not fwerve. 5 This he a testimony ordain'd

In Joseph, not to changé,
When as he pass'd through Egypt land;

The tongue I heard was ftrange.
6 From burden, and from favish toil,

I set his shoulder free:
His hands from póts, and miry foil,

Deliver'd were by me.
7 When trouble did thee fore affail,

On me then didst thou call,
And I to free thee did not fail,

And led thee out of thrall.
I answer'd thee in * thunder deep

With clouds incompass’d round;
I try'd thee at the water steep

Of Meriba renown'd.
8 Hear, O my People, hearken well,

I testify to thee,
Thou ancient stock of Israel,

If thou wilt list to me,




* Be Sether ragnam.


9 Throughout



9 Throughout the land of thy abode

No alien God shall be,
Nor shalt thou to a foreign God

In honour bend thy knee.
10 I am the Lord thy God which brought

Thee out of;
Al large enough, and I, befought,

Will grant thy full demand.
11 And yet my people would not hear

Nor hearken to my voice;
And Israel, whom I lov'd so dear,

Minik'd me for his choice.
12 Then did I leave them to their will,

And to their wandering mind; Their own conceits they follow'd still,

Their own devices blind. 13 O that my people would be wise,

To serve me all their days, And O that Ifrael would advise

To walk my righteous ways.
14 Then would I soan bring down their foes,

That now so proudly rise,
And turn my hand against all those

That are their enemies.
15 Who hate the Lord Should then be fain

To bow to him and bend,
But they, bis people, should remain,

Their time should have no end.




16 And



16 And he would feed them from the pock

With flower of finest wheat, And satisfy them from the rock

With honey for their meat.

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GOP in the * great * allembly stands



Of kings and lordly states, + Among the Gods, t on both his hands

He judges and debates. 2 How long will ye I pervert the right With I judgment false and

wrong, Favoring the wicked by your might,

Who thence grow bold and strong? 3 || Regard the 1l weak and fatherless,

|| Dispatch the || poor man's cause, And ** raise the man in deep distress

By just and equal laws. 4 Defend the poor and desolate,

And rescue from the hands Of wicked men the low estate

Of him that help demands.
5 They know not, nor will understand,

In darkness they walk on,
The earth's foundations all are tt mov’d,

And tt out of order gone.




* Bagnadath-el. + Bekerev. || Shipbtu-dal.

** Hatzdiku.

| Tijhpbetu gnavel. tt Jimmotu.

6 I said

6 I said that ye were Gods, yea

all The sons of God most high; 7 But ye

shall die like men, and fall As other princes die, 8 Rise God, * judge thou the earth in might,

This wicked earth * redress, For thou art he who shalt by right

The nations all poffefs.





I E not thou filent now at length,

O God, hold not thy peace ; Sit thou not still, O God of strength,

We cry, and do not cease.
2 For lo thy furious foes now | swell,

And + storm outrageoully,
And they that hate thee, proud and fell,

Exalt their heads full high.
3 Again it thy people they | contrive

|| Their plots and counsels deep, ** Them to insnare they chiefly strive,

++ Whom thou dost hide and keep. 4. Come let us cut them off, say they,

Till they no nation be,
That Ifrael's name for ever may

Be lost in memory.



Shiphta. + Fehemajun. # Sod

** Jirthjagnatfu gnal.

Jagnarimu. ++ Tsephuneca.

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