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thy spirit? or whither shall fashioned, when as yet there I flee from thy presence? was none of them.

8 If I ascend up into 17 How precious alfo are heaven, thou art there : if thy thoughts unto me; o I make my bed in heil, be- God! how great is the sum hold, thou art there,

of them! 9 If I take the wings of 18 If I should count thein, the morning, and dwell in they are more in number the uttermost parts of the than the fand: when I awake, sea;

I am still with thee. 10 Even there shall thy 19 Surely thou wilt flay hand lead me, and thy right the wicked, O God: depart hand shall hold me.

from me therefore, ye bloody i If I say, Surely the men. darkness shall cover 20 For they speak against even the night shall be light thee wickedly, and thine eneabout me.

mies take thy name in vain. 12 Yea, the darkness 21 Do not I hate' them, hideth not from thee; but O Lord, that hate thee? the night shineth as the day: and am not I grieved with the darkness and the light those that rise up against are both alike to thee.

thee? 13 For thou hast possessed 22 I hate them with permy reins : thou hast covered feet hatred: I count them me in my mother's womb. mine enemies.

14 I will praise thee ; for 23 Search me, O God, I am fearfully and wonder- and know my heart ; try fully made : marvellous are me, and know my thoughts: thy works; and that my soul 24. And see if there be any knoweth right well. wicked way in me, and lead

15 My substance was not me in the way everlasting, hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously

PSALM CXLI. wrought in the lowest parts ORD, I cry unto thee; of the earth.

make halte unto me : 16 Thine eyes did see my give ear unto my voice, when substance, yet being unper- I cry unto thee. fect; and in thy book all 2 Let my prayer be set my members were written ; forth before thee as incense, which in continuance were and the lifting up of my




hands as the evening sacri- unto the Lord did I make fice.

my supplication. 3 Set a watch, O Lord, 2 I poured out my combefore my mouth; keep the plaint before him; I Thewed door of my lips.

before him my trouble. 4. Incline not my heart to 3 When my spirit was any evil thing, to practise overwhelmed within me, then wicked works with men that thou knewest my path. In work iniquity; and let me the way wherein I walked not eat of their dainties.

have they privily laid a snare 5 Let the righteous smite for me. me; it hall be a kindness : 4. I looked on my right and let him reprove me; it hand, and beheld, but there mall be an excellent oil, was man that would which shall not break my know me: refuge failed me; head: for yet my prayer also no man cared for my soul. hall be in their calamities. 5 I cried unto thee, O

6 When their judges are Lord : I said, Thou art my overthrown in stony places, refuge, and my portion in they shall hear my words ; the land of the living. for they are sweet.

6 Attend unto my cry, 7 Our bones are scattered for I am brought very low : at the grave's mouth, as when deliver me from my perseone cutteth and cleaveth woodcutors, for they are stronger upon the earth.

than I. 8 But mine eyes are unto 7 Bring my soul out of thee, O God the Lord : in prison, that I may praise thy thee is my trust, leave not name : the righteous shall my soul destitute.

compass me about; for thou 9 Keep me from the snares Ihalt deal bountifully with which they have laid for me, me. and the gins of the workers of iniquity.

PSALM CXLIII. wicked fall

prayer, O that I withal escape. supplications: in thy faith

fulness answer me, and in PSALM CXLII.

thy righteousness.

2 And enter not into my voice: with my voice judgment with thy servant :


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for in thy fight shall no man coul out of trouble. living be justified.

12 And of thy mercy cut 3 For the enemy hath off mine enemies, and depersecuted my soul : he hath ftroy all them that afflict my smitten my life down to the soul : for I am thy servant. ground: he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those

PSALM CXLIV. that have been long dead. LESSED be the Lord 4 Therefore is my spírit

my strength, which overwhelmed within me: my teacheth my hands to war, heart within me is defolate. and my fingers to fight.

5 I remember the days of 2 My goodness, and my old; I meditate on all thy fortress; my high tower, works; I muse on the work and my deliverer ; my shield, of thy hands.

and he in whom I trust 6 I stretch forth my hands who subdueth my people ununto thee: my soul thirsteth der me. after thee as a thirsty land. 3 Lord, what is man, that Selah.

thou takest knowledge of 7. Hear me speedily, Ohim? or the son of man, Lord : my spirit faileth : that thou makest account of hide not thy face from me, him? left I be like unto them that 4 Man is like to vanity : go down into the pit. his

days are as a shadow that 8 Cause me to hear thy pafleth away. loving-kindness in the morn 5 Bow thy heavens, O ing; for in thec do I trust : Lord, and come down: touch cause me to know the way the nountains, and they shall wherein I should walk; for smoke. I lift up my soul unto thee.

6 Caft forth lightning, 9 Deliver me, O Lord, and scatter them : fhoot out from mine enemies: I fiee thine arrows, and destroy unto thee to hide me.

them. 10 Teach me to do thy 7 Send thine hand from will; for thou art my God: above; rid me and deliver thy spirit is good; lead me me out of great waters, from into the land of uprightness. the hand of strange chil

II Quicken me, O Lord, dren; for thy name's fake: for thy 8 Whofe mouth speaketh righteousnels' fake bring my vanity, and their right hand



is a right hand of falfhood.“ thy name for ever and ever.

9 I will fing a new song 2. Every day will I bless unto thee, O God: upon thee: and I will praise thy a psaltery, and an instrument name for ever and ever. of ten strings will I fing 3 Great is the Lord, and praises unto thee.

greatly to be praised : and 10. It is he that giveth his greatness is unsearchsalvation unto kings : who able. delivereth David his servant 4. One generation shall from the hurtful sword. praise thy works to another,

II Rid me, and deliver and shall declare thy mighty me from the hand of strange acts. children, whose mouth speak 5. I will speak of the gloeth vanity, and their right rious honour of thy majesty, hand is a right hand of falfe- and of thy wondrous works. hood :

6 And men shall speak of 12 That our sons may be the might of thy terrible às plants grown up in their acts: and I will declare thy youth: that our daughters greatness. may be as corner-stones po- l. 7 They shall

' abundantly lished after the fimilitude of utter the memory of thy a palace :

great goodness, and shall sing 13 That our garners may of thy righteousness. be full, affording all manner.

8 The Lord is gracious, of store; that our sheep may and full of compassion ; flow. bring forth thousands and ten to anger, and of great mercy. thousands in our streets : 9 The Lord is good to

14 That our oxen may be all : and his tender mercies strong to labour; that there are over all his works. be no breaking in, nor going 10 All thy works shall out : that there be no com- praise thee, O Lord, and plaining in our streets. thy faints shall bless thee.

15 Happy is that people 11 They shall speak of that is in such a case: yea, the glory of thy kingdom, happy is that people whose and talk of thy power; God is the Lord.

12 To make known to

the sons of men his mighty PSALM CXLV.

acts, and the glorious maWill extol thee, my God, jesty of his kingdom. O King: and I will bless

13 Thy kingdom is an


everlasting kingdom, and thy :3 Put not your trust in dominion endureth through- princes,, nor, in the son of out all generations.

man, in whom there is no 14. The Lord upholdeth help. all that all, and raiseth up all 4 His breath goeth forth, those that bê bowed down.. he returneth to his earth : in 2015 The eyes of all wait that very day bis thoughts upon thée ; and thou givest perish... them their meat in due seas

5 Happy is, hue. that hath fon,

the God of Jacob for his 16 THou' openest thine help, whose hope is in the hand, and fatisfieit the desire Lord his Ģod : of every living thing. * 6 Which made heaven and

17 The Lord is righteous earth, the sea and all that in all his ways; and holy in therein is : which kecpeth all his works.

truth for ever : 18 The Lord is nigh un 7 Which executeth judgto all then that call upon ment for the oppreffed, which him, to all that call" upon giveth food to the hungiy. him in truth."

The Lord fooseth the pri19 He will fulfil the de- foners : fire of them that fear him': - The Lord openeth the he also will hear their cry, eyes of the blind the Lord and will save them.

raileth them that are bowed 20 The Lord preserveth down : the Lord loveth the all them that love him : but righteous. all the wicked will he de


The Lord preservetkı Atroy.

the strangers, he relieveth 21 My mouth shall speak the fatherless and widow: the praise of the Lord, and but the way of the wicked he let all flesh bless his "holy turreth upside down. name for ever and ever. 10 The Lord "thall reign PSALM CXLVI.

for ever, even thy God, O RAISE ye the Lord. Zion, unto all generations. P Praise the Lord, O my

Praise foul.

PSALM CXLVII. 2 While I live will I praise

is the Lord; I will fing praises RAISE ye the Lord: unto my God while I have for it is good to fung any being.

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