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people, to deal subtilly with his servants.

we have committed iniquity, we have 26 « He sent Moses his servant; and

done wickedly. Aaron whom he had chosen.

k Ex. 3. 10. 7 Our fathers understood not thy won27 They showed this signs among

ders in Egypt; they remembered not the

I Ex. 7.9. them, and wonders in the land of Ham.

multitude of thy mercies; but provoked 28 m He sent darkness, and made it 4 Heb.words him at the sea, even at the Red sea. dark; and they rebelled not against his of his signs. 8 Nevertheless he saved them for his word.

in Ex. 10. 22. pame's sake, that he might make his 29 - He turned their waters into blood, " Ex. 7. 20. mighty power to be known. and slew their fish.

Ex. 8. 6. 9 He rebuked the Red sea also, and it 30 • Their land brought forth frogs in P Ex.7.17,24 was dried up: so he led them through abundance, in the chambers of their ? Ex. 9. 23. the depths, as through the wilderness. kings.

5 Heb. He

10 And he saved them from the hand 31 P He spoke, and there came divers gave their of him that hated them, and redeemed sorts of flies, and lice in all their borders. rain hail. them from the hand of the enemy.

1 Ex. 10. 4. 32 95 He gave them hail for rain, and

11 . And the waters covered their enflaming fire in their land.

• Ex. 12. 29. lemies: there was not one of them left. 33 He smote their vines also and their Ex. 12. 35. 12 . Then they believed his words; fig-trees; and broke the trees of their < Ex. 12. 33. they sang his praise. borders.

*Ex. 13. 21. 13 « ? They soon forgot his works; they 34 " He spoke, and the locusts came, y Ex. 16. 12, waited not for his counsel : and caterpillars, and that without num

14 But 3 lusted exceedingly in the ber,

Ex. 17. 6.

wilderness, and templed God in the de

Num. 20.11. 35 And ate up all the herbs in their

1 Cor. 10.4.

sert. land, and devoured the fruit of their 6 Heb. sing. 15 & And he gave them their request; ground.

ing but sent leanness into their soul. 36 - He smote also all the first-born in

a Deut. 6. 10, 16 ^ They envied Moses also in the their land, the chief of all their strength. Josh. 3. 17. camp, and Aaron the saint of the LORD.

37 He brought them forth also with 1 Heb. Hal. 17 i The earth opened and swallowed silver and gold : and there was not one

leluiah. up Dathan, and covered the company of

a Ps. 107.1. feeble person among their tribes.


& 118. 1. & 38 Egypt was glad when they de- 136. 1. 18 « And a fire was kindled in their parted: for the fear of them fell upon

company; the flame burned up the them.

wicked. 39 - He spread a cloud for a covering;

19 They made a calf in Horeb, and and fire to give light in the night.

worshiped the molten image. 40 y The people asked, and he brought

20 Thus they changed their glory into quails, and satisfied them with the bread

the similitude of an ox that eateth grass. of heaven.

21 They forgot God their savior, who 41 - He opened the rock, and the wa

• Ex. 14. 11, had done great things in Egypt; ters gushed out; they ran in the dry < Ex. 14. 27. 22 Wondrous works in the land of places like a river.

& 15. 5. Ham, and terrible things by the Red sea. 42 For he remembered his holy prom- & 15. 1.

dEx. 14. 31.

23 m Therefore he said that he would ise, and Abraham his servant.

• Ex. 15. 24. destroy them, had not Moses his chosen 43 And he brought forth his people & 17.2. stood before him in the breach, to turn with joy, and his chosen with o gladness: 2 Heb. They away his wrath, lest he should destroy 44 a And gave them the lands of the

they forgot heathen: and they inherited the labor of Num. 11.4. 24 Yes, they despised - the pleasant the people;

1 Cor. 10. 6. land, they believed not his word 45 That they might observe his stat-3 Heb.lusted 25 But murmured in their tents, and utes, and keep his laws. Praise ye the Num.11.31 hearkened not to the voice of the LORD. LORD.

A Num. 16. 1,

26 Therefore he lifted up his hand PSALM CVI.

against them, to overthrow them in the

i Num. 16.31. wilderness : 1 The Psalmist exhorteth to praise God: 4 He Deut. 11. 6. 27 5 To overthrow their seed also

prayelh for pardon of sin. The story of k Num. 16. the people's rebellion, and God's mercy. 47 35, 46. among the nations, and to scatter them He concludeth with prayer and praise.

in the lands. RAISE ye the Lord. o «give - Ex. 32. 10 28 · They joined themselves also to

thanks to the Lord; for he is good: 4 Heb. a Baal-peor, and ate the sacrifices of the for his mercy endureth for ever.

land of de dead. 2 Who can utter the mighty acts of the sire. 29 Thus they provoked him to anger LORD? who can show forth all his praise? 5 with their inventions: and the plagne

3 Blessed are they that keep judg- make them, broke in upon them. ment, and he that doeth righteousness at fall. 30 P Then stood up Phinehas, and exall times.

• Num. 25. 3. ecuted judgment: and so the plague was 4 Remember me, O LORD, with the favor that thou bearest to thy people: 0 visit

31 And that was counted to him for me with thy salvation ;

? Num. 20.

righteousness to all generations for ever. 5 That I may see the good of thy cho

32 . They angered him also at the wasen, that I may rejoice in the gladness of

ters of strife, so that it went ill with Mothy nation, that I may glory with thy in

ses for their sakes: heritance.

33 Because they provoked his spirit, so 6 We have sinned with our fathers,

that he spoke unadvisedly with his lips.

made haste, then.


1 Ex. 32. 4.


n Num. 14.2.

P Num. 25.7. stayed."



34 They did not destroy the nations, for his goodness, and for his wonderful concerning whom the Lord command

works to the children of men ! ed them:

9 For he satisfieth the longing soul, 35. But were mingled among the hea-- Deut. 7. 2. and filleth the hungry soul with good then, and learned their works.

ness. 36 And they served their idols: which

10 Such as sit in darkness and in the were a snare to them.

shades of death, being bound in affliction 37 Yes, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons,

and iron; Judg. 1. 21.

11 Because they rebelled against the 38 And shed innocent blood, even the

words of God, and contemned the counblood of their sons and of their daugh

sel of the Most High: ters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of

12 Therefore he brought down their Canaan: and the land was polluted with Judg. 2. 16. heart with labor; they fell down, and blood.

there was none to help. 39 Thus were they defiled with their

13 Then they cried to the Lord in their own works, and went astray with their or, impor. trouble, and he saved them out of their own inventions.

erished, or, distresses.

weakened. 40 Therefore was the wrath of the

14 He brought them out of darkness LORD kindled against his people, inso

and the shades of death, and broke their much that he abhorred his own inherit

bands asunder.

u Deut. 30.3. ance.

15 Oh that men would praise the LORD 41 And he gave them into the hand of

for his goodness, and for his wonderful the heathen; and they that hated them

works to the children of men ! ruled over them.

a Pg. 106. 1. 16 For he hath broken the gates of 42 Their enemies also oppressed them, & 1.18. 1. & brass,

and cut the bars of iron asunder.

136. 1. and they were brought into subjection

17 Fools, because of their transgresunder their hand.

sion, and because of their iniquities, are 43 Many times did he deliver them;

afflicted. but they provoked him with their coun

18 . Their soul abhorreth all manner sel; and were s brought low for their in

of food; and they draw near to the gates iquity.

of death. 44 Nevertheless he regarded their af- 1 Heb. from 19 Then they cry to the Lord in their fliction, when he heard their cry: the sea. trouble, he saveth them out of their dis45 And he remembered for them his

tresses. covenant, and repented according to the

20 He sent his word, and healed them, multitude of his mercies.

and delivered them from their destruc46 He made them also to be pitied by

tions. all those that carried them captives.

21 Oh that men would praise the LORD 47 Save us, O LORD our God, and

for his goodness, and for his wonderful gather us from among the heathen, to

works to the children of men ! give thanks to thy holy name, and to tri

22 And let them sacrifice the sacrifices umph in thy praise.

of thanksgiving, and declare his works 48 Blessed be the LORD God of Israel

with 2 rejoicing from everlasting to everlasting: and let

23 They that go down to the sea in all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the

ships, that do business on great waters ; LORD.

Job 33. 20 24 These see the works of the LORD, PSALM CVII.

and his wonders in the deep. 1 The Psalmist ezhorteth the redeemed, in

25 For he commandeth, and 3 raiseth praising God, to observe his manifold provi

the stormy wind, which lifteth up its dence, 4 over travelers, 10 oder captives, 17

waves. oder sick men, 23 oder seamen, 33 and in

26 They mount up to the heaven, they divers darieties of life.

go down again to the depths: their soul is good; for his mercy endureth for ing. 27 They reel to and fro, and stagger ever.

like a drunken man, and 4 are at their 2 Let the redeemed of the Lord say

wit's end. so, whom he hath redeemed from the

28 Then they cry to the LORD in their hand of the enemy;

trouble, and he bringeth them out of their 3 And gathered them out of the lands,

distresses. from the east, and from the west, from 3 Heb. mak 29 He maketh the storm a calm, so the north, and 1 from the south. eth to stand. that the waves of the sea are still. 4 They wandered in the wilderness in

30 Then are they glad because they a solitary way; they found no city to

are quiet ; so he bringeth them to their dwell in

desired haven. 5 Hungry and thirsty, their soul faint

31 Oh that men would praise the LORD ed in them.

for his goodness, and for his wonderful 6 Then they cried to the LORD in their

works to the children of men ! trouble, and he delivered them out of Heb. all 32 Let them exalt him also in the con

their wis their distresses.

dom is gregation of the people, and praise him 7 And he led them forth by the right swallowed in the assembly of the elders. way, that they might go to a city of hab- up. 33 He turneth rivers into a wilderitation.

ness, and the water-springs into dry 8 Oh that men would praise the LORD ground;


34 A fruitful land into 5 barrenness,

plaining of his own misery, he prayeth for for the wickedness of them that dweli 5 Heb. salt help: 38 e promiseth thankfulness. in it.

T To the chief Musician, A Psalm of 35 He turneth the wilderness into a

David. standing water, and dry ground into wa

• Is. 41. 18. ter-springs.

HOLD not thy peace, O God of my 36 And there he maketh the hungry to dwell , that they may prepare a city for

2 For the mouth of the wicked and habitation;

d Job 12. 21. the i moath of the deceitful a are opened 37 And sow the fields, and plant vine

against me: they have spoken against yards, which may yield fruits of increase.

me with a lying tongue. 38 He blesseth them also, so that they or, void 3 They encompassed me also with are multiplied greatly; and suffereth not place. words of hatred; and fought against me their cattle to decrease.

without a cause. 39 Again, they are diminished and

4 For my love they are my adversabrought low through oppression, afilic-San.2

. 8. ries: but I give myself to prayer.

Ps. 113.7, 8. tion, and sorrow.

5 And they have rewarded me evil for 40 d He poureth contempt upon princes,

good, and hatred for my love. and causeth them to wander in the 6 wil.

6 Set thou a wicked man over him: derness, where there is no way.

Tor, after. and let 3 Satan stand at his right hand. 41 Yet he setteth the poor on high

7 When he shall be judged, let him 7 from affliction, and maketh him families

4 be condemned: and let his prayer be-. like a flock.

Job 22. 19. come sin. 42 The righteous shall see it, and

8 Let his days be few; and let anrejoice: and all & iniquity shall stop her

other take his 5 office. mouth.

& Job 5. 16. 9 Let his children be fatherless, and 43 Whoever is wise, and will observe

his wife a widow. these things, even they shall understand

10 Let his children be continually vagthe loving-kindness of the Lord. 1 or, skies. abonds, and beg: let them seek their PSALM CVIII.

bread also out of their desolate places.

11 Let the extortioner catch all that i David encourageth himself to praise God : a Ps. 60.5. he hath; and let strangers spoil his la5 He prayeth for God's assistance according

bor. to his promise : 11 His confidence in God's help.

12 Let there be none to extend mercy T A Song or Psalm of David.

to him: neither let there be any to favor

his fatherless children. O . and give praise, even with my glory.

13 Let his posterity be cut off; and in 2. Awake, psaltery and harp: 'I myself

the generation following let their name will awake early

1 Heb.mouth be blotted out. 3 I will praise thee,

14 Let the iniquity of his fathers be the people: and I will sing praises to

remembered with the LORD; and let not thee among the nations.

the sin of his mother be blotted out. heavens: and thy truth reacheth to the themselves. of them from the earth. 4 For thy mercy is great above the 2 Heb. have 15 Let them be before the LORD con

tinually, that he may cut off the memory 1 clouds. 5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the

16 Because that he remembered not to heavens : and thy glory above all the 3 or, an ad. needy man, that he might even slay the

show mercy, but persecuted the poor and earth;

Dersary. 6 . That thy beloved may be deliver

broken in heart ed: save with thy right hand, and an

17 As he loved cursing, so let it come swer me.

to him: as he delighted not in blessing, 7 God hath spoken in his holiness; I Hebrgo out so let it be far from him. will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and wicked.

18 As he clothed himself with cursing measure out the valley of Succoth.

like as with his garment, so let it come 8 Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine;

6 into his bowels like water, and like oil Ephraim also is the strength of my head

into his bones. Judah is my lawgiver;

19 Let it be to him as the garment

- Acts 1. 20. 9 Moab is my washpot; over Edom

which covereth him, and for a girdle with will I cast out my shoe; over Philistia

which he is girded continually. will I triumph.

20 Let this be the reward of my adver10 Who will bring me into the strong saries from the LORD, and of them that city: who will lead me into Edom?

speak evil against my soul. il Will not thou, O God, who hast cast 5 or, charge.

21 But do thou for me, O God the us off? and wilt not thou, O God, go

Lord, for thy name's sake: because thy forth with our armies?

mercy is good, deliver thou me. 12 Give us help from trouble: for vain

22 For I am poor and needy, and my is the help of man.

heart is wounded within me. 13 Through God we shall do valiant

23 I am gone like the shadow when it ly: for he will tread down our enemies.

declineth : I am tossed up and down as PSALM CIX.

6 Heb. roith the locust.

in him. I David complaining of his slanderous ene.

24 My knees are weak through fastmies, under the person of Judas, devoteth

ing; and my flesh faileth of fatness. them : 16 He showeth their sin. 21 Com.

25 I became also a reproach to them:


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he hath commanded his covenant for their heads.

7. Heb. from ever: holy and reverend is his name. 26 Help me, O Lord my God : O save of his soul.

10 « The fear of the Lord is the beginme according to thy mercy:

ning of wisdom : 4 a good understanding 27 That they may know that this is

have all they 5 that do his commandments: thy hand; that thou, Lord, hast done it.

a Matt. 22.44.

his praise endureth for ever. 28 Let them curse, but bless thou: Mark 12. 36.

PSALM CXII. when they arise, let them be ashamed; Luke 20, 42. (1 Godliness hath the promises of this life, 4 and but let thy servant rejoice.

Acts 2. 34.
I Cor. 15.25.

of the lise to come. 10 The prosperity of the 29 Let my adversaries be clothed with Hebr. 1. 13. godly shall be an eye-sore to the wicked. shame, and let them cover themselves

RAISE ye ihe LORD. Blessed is with their own confusion, as with a mantle.

delighteth greatly in bis commandments.

1 or, more 30 I will greatly praise the LORD with than the

2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: my mouth; yes, I will praise him among womb of the the generation of the uprighi shall be the multitude.

morning : blessed.

thou shalt 31 For he will stand at the right hand

3 Wealth and riches shall be in his

have, &c. of the poor, to save him 7 from those that

house: and his righteousness endureth condemn his soul.

for ever. PSALM CX.

4. To the upright there ariseth light in I The kingdom, 4 the priesthood, 5 the con

Hebr. 5. 6. darkness: he is gracious, and full of com

& 7. 17. quest, 7 and the passion of Christ.

passion, and righteous. TA Psalm of David.

5 A good man showeth favor, and lendTHE Lord said to my Lord, Sit thou 2 or, greal. eth: he will guide his affairs with 2 disat my right hand, until I make thy

cretion. enemies thy footstool.

1 Heb. Hal. 2 The LORD will send the rod of thy leluiah.

6 Surely he shall not be moved for

ever: the righteous shall be in everlaststrength out of Zion: rule thou in the

ing remembrance. midst of thy enemies.

7 He shall not be afraid of evil ti3 Thy people shall be willing in the Heb. prey. dings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness : i from the womb of the morning,

3 Heb. are

8 His heart is established, he shall not thou hast the dew of thy youth.

stablished. be afraid, until he seeth his desire upon 4 The LORD hath sworn, and will not

his enemies. repent, • Thou art a priest for ever after

9 a He hath dispersed, he hath given the order of Melchisedek.

to the poor; his righteousness endureth 5 The Lord at thy right hand will

for ever; his horn shall be exalted with strike through kings in the day of his

honor. wrath.

Job 28. 28.

10 The wicked shall see it, and be 6 He will judge among the heathen,

Prov. 1. 7.

& 9. 10. grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, he will fill the places with the dead bo

and melt away: the desire of the wicked dies; he will wound the heads over 2 ma

4.or, good

shall perish. ny countries.

PSALM CXIII. 7 He will drink of the brook in the

1 An exhortation to praise God for his escelway: therefore will be lift up the head. Is Heb. that lency, 6 and for his mercy, PSALM CXI.

ye 1 The Psalmist by his erample inciteth others

servants of the LORD, praise the to praise God for his glorious, 5 and gracious 1 Heb. Hal. name of the LORD. scorks. 10 the fear of God breedeth true

leluiah. 2 Blessed be the name of the Lord RAISE ye the LORD. I will praise 2 Heb. judg.

from this time forth and for evermore.

3 . From the rising of the sun to the the assembly of the upright, and in the

going down of the same the Lord's name congregation.

a 2 Cor. 9. 9.

is to be praised. 2 The works of the LORD are great,

4 The Lord is high above all nations, sought out by all them that have pleasure 1 Heb. Hal and his glory above the heavens. in them.


5 Who is like to the LORD our God, 3 His work is honorable and glorious :

who : dwelleth on high. and his righteousness endureth for ever. « Dan. 2. 20. 6 Who humbleth himself to behold the 4 He hath made his wonderful works

things that are in heaven, and in the to be remembered: the Lord is gracious 6 Mal. 1. 11. earth! and full of compassion.

7 He raiseth the poor out of the dust, 5 He hath given a food to them that 2 Heb. eralt. and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill; fear him: he will ever be mindful of his eth himself 8 That he may set him with princes,

to dwell. covenant.

even with the princes of his people. 6 He hath shown his people the powo < 1 Sam. 2. 8.

9 He maketh the barren woman 3 to er of his works, that he may give them Ps. 107. 4i: keep house, and to be a joyful mother of the heritage of the heathen.

children. Praise ye the LORD. 7 The works of his hands are verity 3 Heb. to

PSALM CXIV. and judgment; all his commandments dwell in a An exhortation, by the erample of the dumb


creatures, to fear God in his church. 8. They 3 stand fast for ever and ever,

THEN a Israel went out of Egypt, and are done in truth and uprightness,

Ex. 13. 3. 9 He sent redemption to his people:)

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are sure.

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my soul.

Num. 20.11.

d Dan. 2. 20.

2 Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel

3. The sorrows of death encompassed his dominion.

Ex. 14. 21.

me, and the pains of 2 hell 3 came upon 3 6 The sea saw it, and fled: « Jordan

me: I found trouble and sorrow. was driven back.

4 Then I called upon the name of the 4 The mountains skipped like rams, Josh. 3. 13. LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver and the little hills like lambs. 5 What ailed thee, O thou sea, that

5 Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; thou fleddest ? thou Jordan, that thou d Ex. 17. 6. yes, our God is merciful. wast driven back?

6 The LORD preserveth the simple: I 6 Ye mountains, that ye skipped like

was bro ht low, and he helped me. rams; and ye little hills, like lambs ?

7 Return to thy rest, O my soul; for 7. Tremble, thou earth, at the presence Ps.42.10. the Lord hath dealt bountifully with of the Lord, at the presence of the God & 79. 10. thee. of Jacob;

8 For thou hast delivered my soul 8 d Who turned the rock into a

from death, my eyes from tears, and my standing water, the flint into a fountain • Ps. 135. 6. feet from falling. of waters.

9 I will walk before the LORD in the PSALM CXV.

land of the living. I Because God is truly glorious, 4 and idols Ps. 135. 15. 10 . I believed, therefore have I spoken: are danity, 9 the Psalmist exhorteth to con.

I was greatly afflicted : fidence in God. 12 God is to be praised for

11 | said in my haste, All men are his blessings.

1 Heb. with. liars. OT to us, ,

12 What shall I render to the LORD

for all his benefits towards me? and for thy truth's sake.

13 I will take the cup of salvation, and 2 Why should the heathen say, “Where

call upon the name of ihe LORD. is now their God? 3 6 But our God is in the heavens: he 1 Heb. in my now in the presence of all his people.

14 I will pay my vows to the LORD hath done whatever he pleased.

days. 15 Precious in the sight of the LORD is 4 - Their idols are silver and gold;

the death of his saints. the work of men's hands.

16 O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I 5 They have mouths, but they speak

am thy servant, the son of thy handmaid: not: eyes have they, but they see not:

thou hast loosed my bonds. 6 They have ears, but they hear not:

17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of noses have they, but they smell not:

thanksgiving, and will call upon the 7 They have hands, but they handle

a Ps. 18. 5, 6. name of the LORD. not : feet have they, but they walk not:

18 I will pay my vows to the LORD neither speak they through their throat.

now in the presence of all his people, 8 They that make them are like them; 2 or, the loro. 19 In the courts of the Lord's house, so is every one that trusteth in them.

er region. in the midst of thee, o Jerusalem. 9 O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he

Praise ye the LORD. is their help and their shield.

PSALM CXVII. 10 O house of Aaron, trust in the Heb found An exhortation to praise God for his mercy and LORD: he is their help and their shield.

11 Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the O nations : LORD: he is their help and their shield.

praise him, all ye people.

62 Cor. 4. 13. 12 The Lord hath been mindful of us :

2 For bis merciful kindness is great he will bless us; he will bless the house

towards us : and the truth of the LORD of Israel; he will bless the house of Aa

endureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD. Rom. 3. 4.

PSALM CXVIII. 13 He will bless them that fear the

1 An exhortation to praise God for his mercy. LORD, both small i and great.

5 The Psalmist by his esperience showeth 14 The LORD will increase you more

a Rom. 15.11. how good it is to trust in God. 19 Under the

type of the Psalmist, the coming of Christ in and more, you and your children.

his kingdom is erpressed. 15 Ye are blessed of the LORD who

Give thanks to the LORD; for he is made heaven and earth.

a ] Chr. 16.8. 16 The heaven, even the heavens, are Ps. 106.1. & for ever. the Lord's : but the earth hath he given

107. 1. &

2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy

136. 1. to the children of men.

endureth for ever. 17 The dead praise not the LORD, nei

3 Let the house of Aaron now say, ther any that go down into silence. 1 Heb. out

that his mercy endureth for ever. 18 d But we will bless the LORD from of distress.

4 Let them now that fear the LORD this time forth and for ever. Praise the

say, that his mercy endureth for ever. LORD.

5 I called upon the Lord i in distress : PSALM CXVI.

the LORD answered me, and set me in a 1 The Psalmist professeth his love and duty o Ps. 56.4.11. large place. to God for his deliverance : 12 He studieth io Hebr. 13. 6. 6 The Lord is 2 on my side; I will be thankful.

not fear: what can man do to me?

7 The LORD taketh my part with them heard my voice and my supplications.

that help me: therefore shall I see my 2 Because he hath inclined his ear to 12 Heb. for desire upon them that hate me. me, therefore will I call upon him i as

8 It is better to trust in the LORD than long as I live.

to put confidence in man.



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