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God's great love to man.


PSALMS. David inciteth others to praise God.

2 Out of the mouth of babes and suck- || stroyed cities; their memorial is perished


lings hast thou ordained strength because with them.
of thine enemies, that thou mightest still
the enemy and the avenger.

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3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;

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 crowned him with glory and honour.

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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.

9 0 LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!


1 David praiseth God for executing of judgment. 11 He inciteth others to praise him. 13 He prayeth that he may have cause to praise him. [1018.]

7dBut 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.

9 The 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, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.

11 Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: 1 declare among the people his doings.

12 When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.

13 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death:

14 That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation.

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15 The heathen are sunk down in the

¶ To the chief Musician upon Muth-lab-pit that they made: in the net which they


ben, A Psalm of David.

WILL praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.


2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.


3 When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence. 4 For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging 'right.


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5 Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou nations may know themselves to be but hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever.

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David complaineth of the wicked.


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HY standest thou afar off, O LORD? unto thee; thou art the helper of the fawhy hidest thou thyself in times of

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3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.

4 The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, d will not seek after God: d God is not in all his thoughts.



15" Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou find none.

16 The LORD is King for ever and ever: the heathen are perished out of his land.

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17 LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilty prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear: 18 To judge the fatherless and the op5 His ways are always grievous; thy pressed, that the man of the earth may judgments are far above out of his sight: no more oppress. 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 is full of cursing and f deceit and fraud: 'under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

8 He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes" are privily et against the poor. 9 He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch. the poor, when he draweth him into his net.


10 He croucheth and humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong


11 He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see it.



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3 If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?

4 The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD's throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.

5 The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence 12 Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up his soul hateth. thine hand forget not the " humble.

13 Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it.

14 Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor ns ' committeth himself


PSALM X. a Heb. In the pride of the wicked he doth persecute. a Ps. 7. 16. & 9.
25, 16. Prov. 5. 22. b Ps. 94. 4. b Heb. soul's. c Prov. 28. 4. Rom. 1. 32. c Or,
the covetous blesseth himself, he abhorreth the LORD. d Ps. 14.2. d Or, all his
thoughts are, There is no God. e Ps. 14. 1. & 53. 1. f Prov. 24. 1. Isai. 26. 11. g Ps.
h Ps. 30. 6. Eccles. 8. 11. Isai. 56. 12. i Rev. 18. 7. e Heb. unto genera-
tion and generation. k Rom. 3. 14. f Heb, deceits. 1 Job 20. 12 m Ps. 12. 2.
g Or, iniquity. n Hab. 3. 14. o Ps. 17. 11. h Heb, hide themselves. p Ps. 17. 12.
Mic. 7. 2.
k Heb. He breaketh himself.
r Mic. 5. 9.

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7 For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; "his countenance doth behold the upright.

u Ps. 37, 17. x Ps. 29. 10. & 145, 13, & 146. 10. Jer. 10. 10. Lam. 5. 19. Dan. 4. 34. & 6. 26. 1 Tim. 1. 17. Or, establish. 1 Chron. 29. 18. z Ps. 82. 3. Isai. 11.4 p Or, terrify.

PSALM XI. a Ps. 56. 11. b Sce 1 Sam. 26. 19, 20. e Ps. 64.3, 4. d Ps. 21. 12 a Heb. in darkness. e Ps. 82. 5. f Hab. 2. 20. g Ps. 24. Isai. 66, 1. Matt 5, 34 & 23. 22. Acts 7. 49. Rev. 4. 2. b Pa. 33. 13. & 34, 15, 16. & 66.7. i Gen. 221. Jarus 1. 12. k Gen. 19. 24. Ezek. 38. 22. b Or, quick burning coals. tempest. 1 See Gen. 43. 34. 1 Sam. 1. 4. & 9. 23. Ps. 75. 8.

n Job 36. 7. Ps. 33. 18. & 34. 15. 1 Pet. 3. 12.


c Or, a burnire m Ps. 45. 7. & 1 g

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5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.

6 The words of the LORD are pure words as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.

The corruption of a natural man. 4 Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved.


5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. 6 I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath 'dealt bountifully with me.

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David describeth the corruption of a natural man.

convinceth the wicked by the light of their conscience.
glorieth in the salvation of God.

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¶ To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.


HE fool hath said in his heart, There
is no God. They are corrupt, they
have done abominable works, there is none
that doeth good.


2 The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.

3d They are all gone aside, they are all together become "filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one.

4 Have all the workers of iniquity no



7 Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou knowledge? who eat up my people as shalt preserve them from this generation they eat bread, and call not upon the for ever. LORD.

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HOW long wilt thou forget me, O
LORD? for ever? a how long wilt

thou hide thy face from me?

2 How long shall I take counsel in my

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soul, having sorrow in my heart daily?ORD, who shall abide in thy taberhow long shall mine enemy be exalted

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a Isai. 57. 1. Mic. 7.2.
c Ps. 28. 3. & 62. 4. Jer. 9. 8. Rom. 16. 18. c Heb. an heart and an heart.
1 Chron. 12. 33. d 1 Sam. 2. 3. Ps. 17. 10. Dan. 7. 8, 25.
d Heb. great things.
Heb. are with us. Ex. 3. 7, 8. Isai, 33. 10. f Or, would ensnare him.
f Ps. 10. 5.
g2 Sam. 22. 31. Ps. 18. 30. & 19. 8. & 119, 140. Prov. 30. 5. g Heb. him that is, & 142. 5.
every one of them. k Heb. the vilest of the sons of men are exalted.
PSALM XIII. a Or, overseer.
Ps. 126. 1.
89 46. Leal 59 2. b Ezra 9. 8.
PSALM XV. a Ps. 24. 3, &c.
d Zech. 8. 16. Eph. 4. 25.

f Ps. 116. 7. & 119. 17.
PSALM XIV. a Ps. 10. 4. & 53. 1, &c.
33, 13. & 102. 19. d Rom. 3. 10, 11, 12.
Mic. 3. 3. f Ps. 79. 6. Isai. 64. 7.
b Heb. they feared a
c Heb. Who will give, &c. See Rom. 11. 26.

a Deut. 31. 17. Job 13. 24. Ps. 44. 24. & 88. 14. &
c Jer. 51. 39. d Ps 95 2 & 35. 19. & 38. 16 e Ps.

b Gen. 6. 11, 12. Rom. 3. 10, &c. c Ps. a Heb. stinking. e Jer. 10. 25. Amos 8. 4. fear. Ps. 53. 5 g Ps. 9.9. h Ps. 53. 6. i Job 42. 10

a Heb. sojourn. b Ps. 2. 6. & 3. 4.

c Isai. 33. 15

David sheweth the hope of his calling. PSALMS.



He craveth help against his enemies

For thou wilt not leave m my soul in neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

3 He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, hell; nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

4 In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He that h sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.


11 Thou wilt shew me the "patl: of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.


5 He that putteth not out his money 1 David, in confidence of his integrity, craveth defence of God against his enemies. 10 He sheweth their pride, craft, ano to usury, nor taketh reward against the eagerness. 13 He prayeth against them in confidence of hi innocent. He that doeth these things hope.

I shall never be moved.


¶ A Prayer of David.


1 David, in distrust of merits, and hatred of idolatry, fleeth to HEAR the right, O LORD, attend unto

God for preservation. 5 He sheweth the hope of his calling, of the resurrection, and life everlasting.

¶ "* Michtam of David.

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2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: 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.




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5 The LORD is the portion of mine 6 I have called upon thee, for thou inheritance and of my cup: thou main-wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear tainest my lot. unto me, and hear my speech.

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a Or, A golden Psalm of David. *So Ps. 56, & 57, & 58, & 59, & a Ps. 25. 20. b Job 22. 2, 3. & 35. 7, 8. Ps. 50. 9. Rom. 11. 35. b Or, give gifts to another. e Ex. 23. 13. Josh. 23. 7. Hos. 2. 16, 17. d Deut. 32. 9. Ps. 73. 26. &119 57. & 142. 5. Jer. 10. 16. Lam. 3. 24. c Hob. of my part. e Ps. 11. 6. f Ps. Acts 2. 25, &c. h Ps. 73. 23. & 110. 5. & 121. 5. i Ps. 15. 5. k Ps. 30. 12. d Heb. dwell confidently. 1 Ps 49. 15 Acts 2. 27, 31. & 13. 35. m Lev 19.

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PSALM XVII. a Heb. justice. b Heb. without lips of deceit.

a Ps. 16. 7. b Job 23. 10. Ps. 26. 2. & 66. 10. & 139. 2. Zech. 13. 9. Mal. 3. 2, 3, 1 Pet. 1. 7. c Ps. 119 133. c Heb. be aot moved. d Ps. 116. 2. e Ps. 31. 21. d Or, that savest them which trust in thee from those that rise up against thy right hand. f Deut. 32. 10 Zoch. 2. 8. g Ruth 2. 12. Ps. 36. 7. & 57. 1. & 61. 4. & 63. 7. & 91. 1, 4. Matt. 23.37 e Heb. that waste me. f Hob. my enemies against the soul. h Dout. 32 15. Job 15 27 Ps. 73. 7. & 119. 70

il Sam 2. 3. Ps. 31. 18. k 1 Sam 23. 26.

David's psalm


our steps: they have set their ing down to the earth;


eyes bow

12 Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

13 Arise, O LORD, 'disappoint him, cast him down deliver my soul from the wicked, mk which is thy sword:

14 'From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world," which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: "they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

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of thanksgiving.

7 Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.

8 There went up a smoked out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devour ed: coals were kindled by it.

9 f He bowed the heavens also, anu came down and darkness was under his feet.

10 % And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea," he did fly upon the wings of the wind.

11 He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.

12 At the brightness that was before him his thick clouds passed, hail stones and coals of fire.

13 The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.

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PSALM XVIII. Ps. 36, title.

*2 Sam. 22. a Ps. 144. 1. a Heb. my rock b Heb. 2. 13. c Ps. 76. 4. d Ps. 116. 3. b Heb. Belial. c Or, cords. e Acts 4 31. d Heb. by his. f Ps. 144. 5. g Ps. 99. 1. h Ps. 104. 3. i Ps. 97. 2. k Pa ] Ps. 29. 3. m Josh. 10. 10. Ps. 144. 6. Isai. 30. 30. n Ex. 15. 8. Ps. 106 o P 144. 7. e Or, great waters. p Ps. 31. 8. & 118. 5. q 1 Sam. 24. 2.


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