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A will I seek thee.: my soul thirsteth, for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; To see thy power, and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the Sanctuary. - - 3 Because thy loving-kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise

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noi, soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joy

ul o; 6 When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the might watches. 7. Because thou hast been my help, therefore, in , the 'shadow of thy wings will I rejoice. § My soul followeth hard after thee: § right hand upholdeth 9 But those that seek my soul to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth: 10 They shall fall by the sword; they shall be a portion for foxes. {{ But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of *: * speak lies shall be stopped. PSALM LXIV. IDavid prayeth, for Deliverance. TI To the chief Musician, A Psalm of Dayid. Hoo my voice, O God, my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy. Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked;, from the insurrection of the workers of .# ho whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words: 4 That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly, do they shoot at him, and fear not. 5 They encourage themselves in an evil matter: o commune of laying snares privily; they say, G shall see them?... ... 6They search outiniquities; the accomplish a †: search: bot the inward thought of every one of

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PSALMS. Blessedness of God’s chosen

with an arrow; suddenly shall they e wounded. 8 So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away. nd, all men shall fear, and shall declare the work of God; for they shall wisely consider of his

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glory. PSALM LXy. God is praised for his Propidence. "I To the chief Musician, A Psalm and Song of David. RAISE waiteth for thee, O 9d, in Zion: and unto theo shall the vow be performed. 2 O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come. 3. Iniquities prevail against me. as for our transgressions, thoushall. Pło them away. 4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of tly ly temple. . . By terrible things in righteless wilt thou answer us, O of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of tho, , and of them that are afar of upon the sea: , . 6. Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded

wo :.. 7 Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people. , . 8 They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the out-goings of the morning and evening to reJoice: - 9. Thou, visitest the earth, and waterest, it: thou #. enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water; thou preparest them gorn, when thou hast so provided or it. 10 Thou waterest, the ridges thereof abundantly: thou settlest the surrows, thereof: thou makest it soft with showers; thou blessest the springing thereof. 11 Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness. 12.They drop upon the #l the wilderness: o 8 rejoice on every S100. 13 #. pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are ..";

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5 Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing toward the children of men.

6 He turned the sea into dry land: they went through the flood on foot: there did we rejoice in

him. 7. He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah. ss our. God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be lord: - -9 Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved. 10 For thou, O God, hast proved li hou hast tried us, as silver is rlett. 11 Thou broughtest us into the net;, thou laidest affliction upon our loins. 12 Thou hast caused men to ride over our heads; we went through iro and through water: but thou broughtest us out into a wealthy

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PSALMS. God's blessing prayed for.

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PSALM LXVIII. 3. Prayer at remoping the 3rk. "I To the chief Musician, A Psalm or Song of David. Lo. God arise, let his enemies be scattered; let them also that hate him flee before him. 2. As smoke is driven away, so drive them away: as wax meltetl, before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the o of God. 3 But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them jo rejoice. .4 Sing unto God, sing, praises to his name "extoi him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him. 5 A father of the fatherless, and §§ of the widows, is God in his holy habitation. - 6 God setteth, the solitary in families: he bringeth, out, those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwels in a dry anat. 7, O God, when thou, wentest forth before thy people, when thou didst march through the wilderness: Selah . 8. The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God: even Sinai itself was mored at the presence of God, the God of

srael. 9 Thou, O God, didst send, a plentiful rain, whereby thou, didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary. 10 Thy congregation hath dwelt

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* poor. 11 The Lord gave the word: ... great was, the company of those that published it.

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12 Kings of armies, did flee apace; and, she that tarried at home divided the spoil.

13 Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ve be as the wings of a dové covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow

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15. The hill of God is as the hill of Bashan; a high hill as the hill of Bashan. - 16. Why leap ye, ye high hills? this is the hill which God desireth to dwell in 5 yea, the RD will dwell in it for ever,

17The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousandsofangels: the Lord, is among them, as in Sinai, in the holy place.

18 Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led . captivity captive: thou hast for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the Loop God might dwell among

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death. 21, But . God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such a one as goeth on still in his trespasses. - 22 The LoRD said, I will bring again from Bashan; I will bring my people again from the depths of

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23 That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and the tongue of thy dogs in the

24. They have seen thy goings,
Q God; even the goings of my
God, my King, in the sanctuary;
5The singers went before, the
players on instruments followed
after; among them were the dam-
sels playing with timbrels.
26 Bless ye in the congre-
ations, even the Lord, from the of Israel. - - -
27 There is little Benjamin with
their ruler, the princes of Judah
and their counsel, the princes of
Zebulun, and the princes of Naph-


bringing up the Ark that which thou hast wrought for

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vid. AVE me, Q God; for the waters are come in unto my soul. sink in deep mire, where there, is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods ogo. me. f am weary of my crying: m throat is §. mine eyes #. while I wait for my God. 4 They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head: they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, are oy; then I restored that whic took not away. 5 O God, thou knowest my fool; ishness; and my sins are not hid from thee. 6 Let not them that wait on thee O'ílord'God of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel. 7 Because for thy sake I have borne reproach: shamehath covered my face. 8 I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother's children. 9 For the zeal of thy house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me

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em. 12 They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drumkards. 13 But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, Q LoftD, in an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation. 14 Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be deliwered from them that hate me, an out of the deep waters. 15 Let not the water-flood overflow me, neither let the deep swal#. me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me. ig Hear me, Q Loop; for thy loving-kindness is good: turm unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies. 17And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily. 13 Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it: deliver me because of inline enemies. 19 Thou hast known my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries are all before theo. 20 Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none. 3i of hay gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink. 22 Let their table become a smare before thcm: and that which should have been for their welfare, ict it become a trap. 23 Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their joins continually to shake;. . Pour out thine indignation upon them, and let thy wrathful anger take hold of them. Let their habitation, be desolate; and let none dwell in their

tents. 35 For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom thou hast wounded. . . . - - - 27 Add iniquity to their iniquity: and let them not come into thy righteousness. 28 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living; , and not written with the righteous. But I am poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up

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Danid's confidence in God. PSALMS.

that took me out of my mother's o; : my praise shall be continuairy o am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong #" Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day. 9 Cast me not off in the time of old age ; forsake me not when my strength faileth. 10 For mine , enemies speak against me; and, they that lay wait for my soul e counsel together, Il Saying, God, hath forsaken nim: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him. 12 O God, be not far from me: O m; God, make haste for my help. 3 Let them, be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my, soul; let them, be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt. 14 But I will hope continually and will yet praise thee inore an more. 15 My mouth shall, shew forth # righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof. 16, I will go in the strength of the Lord God: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine


17 O God, thou hast taught me from my youth : ... and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.

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His prayer for Solomon

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h --T.A Psalm for Solomon. IVE, the king, thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. .2 He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with Judgment. 3. The mountains shall bring o to the people, and the little s, by righteousness. 4. He shoji #: the poor of the people, he shall save the children f the needy, and shall break in pieces the §§. 5 They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations. - e shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth; 7 In his days shall the righteous flourish: and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth. 8 He shall have dominion also

from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth: 9 They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him ; and his enemies shall lick, the dust; 10. The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall .#s presents: the kings of Sheba and Sebashall offer

fts. aft Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve

im. 12 For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper. 13. He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the #. 14 Heshall redeem their soul from deceit, and violence; and precious shall their blood be in his sight; . 15. And he shall live, and to him shāīlion of the gold of Sheba : prayer .. shall be made for him continually; and daily shall he be praised. 16 There shall be a handful of corn in the earth, upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon; and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth. 17 His name shall, endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun; and men sha §§ o: all nations shall call illin Diessed. is Biessed othe Lord God, to God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things. 539

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