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on?08. ...A Psalm of David. U\o thee will I cry, O Lord my rock; be not silent to me: Jest, if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the }. - .2 Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle. 3 Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, which speak peace to their neighbours, but mischief is in their hearts. - 4 Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them after the work of their hands; render to them their desert. 5 Because they regard not the works of the LQRI), nor the operation of his hands, he shall destroy them, and not build them up. §§lessed be the LoRD, begause he hath.heard the voice of my supplications. . 7. The Lord is my strength, and my shield; my heart trusted in him, find I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with ng song will I praise him. The LoRD is their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed. 9 Save thy people, and bless thing inheritance.: feed them also, and lift them up for ever. SAL XIX. wo God must be honoured. s A Psalm of David. Go; unto the LoRD, O ye mighty, give unto the LoftD glory and strength. Give unto the LoRD the glory due unto his name ; worship the LoRD in the beauty of holiness. 3 The voice of the LoRD is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the Lord is upon many waters. . 4 The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is full of mojesty. 5The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedars ; yea, the Lord breaketh the cedars of Lebanon. .6 He makesh,them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion

The voice of the LoßD maketh the hinds to calve, and discovereth the forests: and in his temple doth every one speak of his glory. 10.The LQRD sitteth upon the flood; yea, the Lord sittéth King for ever. --- 11 The LoRD will, give strength unto his people; the Lord will bless his people with §e. PSALM XXX

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- ance. T A Psalm and Song, at the dedication of the house of David. WILL extol thee, O Lord ; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over

2 O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me. O Lord, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit. 4 Sing, unto the Lorn, Q ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy comethin the morning. . 6 And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved. 7 LoRD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled. 8 I cried to thee, O LoftD; and unto the LoRD I made supplication. 9 What profit is there, in m blood, when I go down to the pit. Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth? Hear, O Lord, and have mercy, upon me: LoRD, be thou my helper. 11 Thou hast, turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put of my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; .12 To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, silent. O LoroD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever. PSALM XXXI. The Psalmist's Confidence in God. T To the chio Miao, A Psalm

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deliver me o be thou my strong rock, for a house of defence to save me. 3 For thou art my rock and my fortress;, therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide me. Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me: for thou art my strength. 5 Into, thy, hand I commit m spirit: thou hast redeemed me, LoRD God of truth. 6 I have hated them that regard lying vanities: but I trust in the orid. 7 I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities; 8 And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my foot in a large room. 9 Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for I am, in trouble; mine eye is consumed with grief, vea, my soul and #. belly;...T. - or my life is spent with grief,

10 and my years, with sighing: my strength faileth because of mine

iniquity, and my bones are conBunned. 11 I was a reproach among all mine enemies, , but especially among my neighbours, and a fear to mine acquaintance: they that did see me without fled from me. 12 I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken

vessel. 13 For I have heard the slander of # fear was on every side: while they took counsel, together against me, they devised to take away my life. 14 But, I trusted in thee, O LoRd: I said, Thou art my

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deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me. 16 Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: save me for thy mercies' sake. 17 Let me not be ashamed, O LoRD i for I have called upon to let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the

rave. g 18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things, proudly and contemptuously against the righteous. 19 Oh, how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men . . 20 Thou shalt hide them in the

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secret of thy presence from the pride of man ; thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues. lessed, be the LoRD : for he hath shewed me his marvellous kindness in a strong city. or I said in my haste, I am cut off from before thine eyes: novertheless thou heardest the voice of my supplications when I cried unto thee. 23 O love the LoftD, all ye his saints: #. the LoRD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer. 24 Be of fool courage, and ho shall strengthen †: heart, all ye that hope in the LoBD. The B o: #ys: ente enzsston 2718. I.A. Psalm of David, Maschil. Bojo, is he whose transID gression is forgiven, whose sin is covered; . 2 Blessed is the man unto whom the LoRD, imputeth, not iniquity, ; in whose spirit there is no gulle. 3 When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long. 4 For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of suminer. Selah. 5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LQRD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah. 6 For this shall cyery one that: is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be , found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto

lm. 7 Thou art my hiding-place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with on s of deliverance. Selah. 8 I will instruct thee, and teach thee in the way which thqu shalt go: I will guide thee with mine ye. 9 Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have, no understanding; whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee. 10 Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the RD, mercy shall compass him

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ness. EJOICE in the Lorp, O ye o : for praise is comely for the upright. Praise the LoRD with harp; sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings. Sing, unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise. . For the word of the LoRD is right; and all his works are dome in truth. 5. He loveth righteousness, and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the LoRD. 6 By the word of the LoRD were the heavens made; and , all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. 7. He gathereth the waters of the sea together as a heap: he layeth up the depth in store-houses. let all, the earth fear the LoRD : let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him. 9 For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast. The LoRD bringcth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect. 11 The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations. Blessed is the nation whose God is the LoRD ; and the people

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inheritance. 13 The Lord looketh from heaven; he beholdeth all the sons of

inen. 14 From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth. 15 He fashioneth their, hearts alike ; he considereth all their works. 16. There is no king saved by the multitude of , a host; a mighty man is not delivered by much strength, - 17. A horse is a vain, thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength. .18 Behold, the eye of the LoRD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy; ić. To do live; their soil from death, and to keep them alive in famine. 20 Our Lorn: shield. .21 For our heart, shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.

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Privileges of the godly upon us, according as we hope in

thee. PSAI.M. xxxiv. ..?n Exhortation to praise God. ‘s A Psalm, of David when, he changed his behaviour before Abimelech; who drove him *\}{i and he departed. WILL, bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in | mouth. . 2 My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. . Q magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name toge

her. 4 I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. 5 They looked unto, him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed. . 6 This poor, man cried, and the LoRD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the Lord engampeth round, about them that fear him, and delivereth them. ... 8 O taste, and see that the LoRD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. - 9 O fear the Lord, ye his saints; for there is no want to them that fear him. 10 The go do lack, and suffer hunger; but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good

2ng. 11 Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LoRD. ..12 What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good? 13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and o lips from speaking guile. 14, Depart from evil, and d good; seek peace, and pursue it. 15 The eyes of the LQRD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their *; 16 The face of the LoRD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth. . 17 The righteous cry, and the Loko" "hearth," and’ājivoroth them out of all their troubles. 18 e LoftD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and sayeth such as be of a contrite spirit. ---19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous; but the Lord delivereth him out of them all, , . 20 He keepeth all his bones: not

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one of them is broken. 21 Evil shall slay the wicked

The prayer of David

and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate. 22 The Lord redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be de

solate. PsALM xxxy. David praiseth for Safety. * ...A Psalmit of David. LEAD my cause, Q Lonn, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me. 2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for my help. 3 fraw out of "tio spear, and stop the way against them thatfin secute me: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation. 4 Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise m; hurt. 5 Let them be as choff before the wind; and let the angel of the Lord chase them. . 6 Let their way be dark, and slippery: and let the angel of the Lößn persecute them. .7 For without cause have % lid for me their net in a pit, whic without cause they have digged for

mg Soul. .8 Let destruction come, upon him at unawares; and, let his net that he hath hid' catch himself: into that very destruction let him

all. 9 And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in his salvation. 10 All my bones shall say, LoftD, ywho is like unto thee, which deliverest the poor from him that is too strong för him, yea, the poor and the needy from him that spoilhim 3 . - - 11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not. 12. They rewarded me evil for good to the spoiling of my soul. But as for, me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackgloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom. 14 I, behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother: I bowed down heavily, as one that mourneth for his mother. . 15 But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against me, a knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not: 10 With hypocritical mockers in


for safety, &c. feasts, they gnashed upon me with their teeth. 7 LoRD, how long wilt thou look on 3 rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the ligns... . 18 I will give thee thanks in the great congregation: I will praise the e among much people. 19 Let not them that are mine enemies..wrongfully rejoice over me; neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a Callse. 20 For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters ** them that are quiet in the antt. 2: Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye hath seen it. 22 This thou hast seen, O Lord: keep not silence: O LoftD, be not far from me. 23 Stir up thyself, and awake to my judgment, even unto my cause, my God and my Lord. Judge me, O LQRD my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not rejoice over

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The happy state PSALMS. of the godly. &c. heavens; and thy faithfulness reach-I - 13 The LoRD shall laugh at him: eth unto the clouds. for he seeth that his day is coming.

6 Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LoftD, thou preservest man...and beast. 7 How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God!, therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings. 8. They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink, of the river of thy pleasures; .9 For with thee is the fountain,o life; in thy light shall we see light. 10 O continue thy loving-kindness unto them that, know thee; and thyrighteousness to the upright in heart. 11 Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me. - 12 There are the workers of iniquity, fallen: , they are cast down, and shall not be able forise.

T.A. Psalm of David. RET, not thyself because of !" evil doers, neither be thou envious against the workers of ini

quity. .2 $or they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb. 3 Trust in the LoRD, and do good; so, shalt thou dywell in the sand, and * thou shalt be fed. 4 Delight, thyself, also in the LoRD ; and he shall give thee the desires of thy heart. 5 Commit thy *"; unto the im; and he

LoRn; trust also in shall bring it to pass.. .6 And he shall o; forth thy righteousness, as the light, and thy judgment as the noon-day. 7. Rest in the LQRD, and, wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. ease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. 9 For evil doers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the Lord, th; shall inherit the earth. 10 For yet a little while, and the wicked, shall not be; yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, *#3; * hall inh ut the meek shall inherit the earth; and, shall delight them. selyes in the abundance of peace. 12.The wicked plotteth against

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14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as upright conversation. 15. Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and bows shall be broken. 16 A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches o many wicked. 7. For the arms of the wicked - RD upholdeth the righteous. 18. The LoRD knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever. 19 They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied. . 20 But the wicked shall perish and the enemies of on 5 shot? be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke sh they consumne away. 21. The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the o ous sheweth mercy, and giyeth. 2? For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth;, and they that be cursed of him shall be cut

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23 The o of a good man are ordered by the LoRD: and he delighteth in his way, 24 Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: , for the LoRD upholdeth him with his hand. ave been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his begging bread. He is, eyer merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed. 27 Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore. For the LoRD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but # seed of the wicked shall be cut

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