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Qf God's great Power, &c. ANST thou draw out leviathan 2, with a hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? 2 Canst thou put a hook into his nose 4 or bore hisjaw through with a thorn? . 3 Will he make many supplications unto thee? will he speak soft words unto thee? 4 Will he make a covenant with thee? wilt thou take him for a ser vant for ever? 5.Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? or wist thou bind him for '; maidens? 6 Shall thy companions, make a banquet of him of shall they part him among the merchants 3. 7,Oanst thou fill, his, skin with d irons 3 or his head with fish-spears? 8 Lay thy hand upon him, remember the battle, do no more. . 9 Behold, the hope of him is in vain: shnii not one be cast down even at the sight of him 3 10,None is so fierce that daro stir him up: who then is able to stand before me? 11 Who hath prevented me, that I should repay him? whatsoever is under the whole heaven is mine. 12.I. will not conceal his parts, nor his power, nor his comely proportion. .13 Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can come to him with his double bridle? .14. Whp can open the doors, of his face? his teeth are terrible round about. 15. His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal. me is so near to another, that no air can come between

em.

17 They are joined one to another, they stick other, that they cannot be sundered.

18 By his neesings a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eye

nt. 20 Surely the mountains, bring lids of the morning. him forth food, where all the 19 out of #outh go, burning lost of the field play.

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smoke, as out of a seething pot or caldron. 21. His breath kindleth coals, and a flame goeth out of his mouth. 23. In his neck remaineth strength, and sorrow is turned into joy be

ore nini. . 23 The flakes of his flesh are joined together: , they are firm in themselves; they cannot be moyed. 24 His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the nethef millstone. . 25 When he raiseth * himself, the mighty are afraid: by reason of breakings they purify themseives. 26 The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon. He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood. 28 The arrow cannot make him flee: sling-stones are turned with him into stubble. Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at the shaking of a spear. 30 Sharp stones are under him: he spreadeth sharp pointed things upon the mire. .31 He maketh the deep to boil like a pot; he maketh the sea like a pgtof ointment. 32 He maketh a path to shine after him; one would think the dog to be hoary. - Upon earth there is not his like, who is made without fear. 34 Hoheholdeth all highlings: he is a king over all the children of

pride. CHAP. XLII. God §. and blesseth Job. HEN Job answered the LoRD, and said, 2 I know that thou canst do every thing, and that ng thought to withholden from thee. 3 Who is he that hideth counsel without knowledge_3 therefore have Luttered that I understood not; #. too wonderful sor me, which I knew not. Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak : I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me. 5 I have heard of thee by the

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7 T And it was so, that after the LoRD had spoken these words unto Job, the LoRp said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against thee, and against thy two friends: for ye have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant job'ath.

8 Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt-offering; and my servant, Job shall o or you: for him will I accept: Jest l dcal with you after your folly, in that ye have not spoken, of mo the thing which is right, like my servant Job;

9 Sq Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite went, and did ac: cording as the LoRD commanded em: the LORD, also accepted

ob. 10. And the LoRD turned the çaptivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also, the LQRI, ave Job twice as much as he had efore. 11 Then, came there unto him all his brethren, and all his sisters, and all they that had been of his acquaintance, before, and did eat bread with him in his house; and they bemoaned him, and comforted him over, all the evil that the LoRD had, brought upon him; every man also gave him a piece of money, and every one an ear-ring

of §§ 12 So the Lond blessed the latter end of. Job more

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than his boginning; for he had fourteen thou; sand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she-asses. 13 He had also seven sons, and three Aoi 14 And he called the name of the first, Jemima; and the name of the second, Keziá; and the name of the third, Kerei-happuch. 15 And in all the land were no women found so fair as the daughters of Job; and their father gave #. inheritance among their brethren. 16. After this lived Job a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, 1 his sons' sons, even four generations. 17 So Job died, being old and

ee: 6.Wherefore Iabhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

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God’s love to man. his swordi, he hath bent his bow, and made it ready. 13. He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the per2Cutors. * #hold, he travaileth, with iniquity, and hath conceived mis; and brought forth falseo

000. 15. He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made. . . . 16 His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own

pate. 17 Iwill praise the LoRD accord: ing to his righteousness: and wil i. praise hio the name of the ORD most high. #M. viii. God’s great Love to JMan... ‘s To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David. LORI) our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hastset thy glory above the heavens. 2, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast, thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger. . - hen I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers; the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained i . . 4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him?...and, the son of man, that thou visitest him? .. 5 For thou hast made him a little

lower than the angels, and hast |ti

crowned him with glory and honour. 6 Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet: 7.All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field; . 8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas. 3 O LöRB our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the

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David praiseth him

back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence. - - - or thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right, 5Thou hastrebuked the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever. O thou enemy! destructions are come to, a perpetual end: and thou hast, destroyed cities.; their memorial is perished with them. ut the Lord shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his throne for judgment. . 8. And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness. 9The LoRD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. 10 And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, RD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.

1 Sing praises to... the LoftD, which i. . #; declare among the people his goings. ...

12 W. he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he south not the cry of the

mble.

13 Have mercy upon, me, Q Loan consider mytrouble which I suffer of them that hate me, tho that liftest me up from the gates o

eath:

14 That I may shew forth all thy praise in the f; the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salva

on. 15 The heathen are sunk down in

the pit that they made; in the net

which they hid is their own foot

taken. . 16 The LoRp, is known by the judgment which he executeth:...the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. . Higgaion. Selah. 17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God. 18 For the needy shall not always be forgotten; the expectation o thio. shall not perish for ever, 19 Arise, Q LoRn; let not man preyail; let the heathen be judged in thy sight. 20 Put them in fear, O Lord: that the nations may know themselves to be but §

David's Complaint of the Wicked.

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Q Lorn ? why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble?

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persecute, the poor: , let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined: . 3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LoRD abhorroth. . 4.The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thgī; 5 His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight; as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them. . . 6. He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved : for I shall never be in adversity. 7 His mouth j of cursing and deceit and fraud : under his tongue is mischief and vanity. , . S He sitteth in the lurking-places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the

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David imploreth help 2 For lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may o shoot at the upright in eart. 3 If the foundations be destroyed, what gan, the righteous do? he LoRD is in his holy temple, o o: in 'i. Ven; his oyes behold, his eyelids try tho children ofmei. y 5 The LQRD trieth the righteous: but, the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth. pon the wicked he shall rain Snares, fire and brimstone, and a horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup. .7 For the righteous Lond loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the }'}} pavidino i'oon coa 4°14, motoroth Help from God. is To the chief Musician upon Sheminish, A Psalm of David. ELP, Lord; for the godly A man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men. 2. They speak vanity every one with his neighbour; with flattering lips and with a double heart do they o; 3 The Lord shall cut off all flat...; lips, and, the tongue that speaketh proud things; 4.Who have said, With our tongue will we, prevail; our lips are our own; who is lord over us? 5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LoRp. I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him. 6 The words of the Lorp. are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven

times. 7Thou shalt keep them, QLoRn, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever. 8 The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are

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o aWid. HE fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abomi. nable works, there is none that doeth good. 2 The flood looked down from heaven upon the children of !"; to see if there were any that understand, and seek God. 3 They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy. there is none that doeth good, no,

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4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge 3 who eat up m people as they eat bread, and call not }}. the LoRD. .

5There were they in great fear. for God is in the generation of the righteous.

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2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the LoRD, Thou art my rol : my goodness extendeth not to thee; . 3 But to the saints that, are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. 4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten, after another god: their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips. 5 The LoRD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup : thqu maintainest my lot. . 6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage. 7, I will bless the Lostp, who hath given me counsel: my reins also instruct me in the night sea

sons. 8 I have set the LoRD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved; 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my #: oiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope. 10 For thou wilt not leave m soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thy Holy One to see corruption. 11. Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence, is fulness of joy; at thy right hand thcre are pleasures for evermore. PSALM XVII. David craveth Help of God. | A Prayer of David. EAR the right, O Lord, attend unto my cry, give ear unto, my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. 2 Let my sentence come forth from ###: let thine eyes behold the things that are equal. 3 Thou hast proved my heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast tried me, and shalt fin nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress. 4. Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer. old up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps .# not. §I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech. .7 Shew thy marvellous lovingkindness, Q thou that savest by thy right hand them which, put their trust in thce from those that ri against them. 8 Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of to wings, From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

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