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33 He to dry land turns water-springs,
and floods to wilderness; 34 For sins of those that dwell therein,
fat land to barrenness. 35 The burnt and parched wilderness
to water-pools he brings; The ground that was dry'd up before
he turns to water-springs : 36 And there, for dwelling, he a place
doth to the hungry give, That they a city may prepare
commodiously to live. 37 There sow they fields, and vineyards
to yield fruits of increase. [plant,
42 They that are righteous shall rejoice,
when they the same shall see; And, as ashamed, stop her mouth
shall all iniquity.
43 Whoso is wise, and will these things
observe, and them record, Ev’n they shall understand the love
and kindness of the Lord,
108 PSALM CVIII.
and with my glory praise. . 2 Awake up psaltery and harp; myself
I'll early raise. 3 I'll praise thee 'mong the people, Lord;
'mong nations sing will I : 4 For above heav'n thy mercy's great,
thy truth doth reach the sky. 5 Be thou above the heavens, Lord,
exalted gloriously; Thy glory all the earth above
lifted up on hig! 6 That those who thy beloved are
delivered may be,
O do thou save with thy right hand,
and answer give to me.
Herein I will take pleasure ;
will Succoth's valley measure. 8 Gilead I claim as mine by right;
Manasseh mine shall be ;
Judah gives laws for me;
I'll over Edom throw;
I will in triumph go.
the city fortify'd ?
of Edom will me guide ? 11 O God, thou who hadst cast us off,
this thing wilt thou not do? And wilt not thou, ev’n thou, O God,
forth with our armies go? 12 Do thou from trouble give us help,
for helpless is man's aid. 13 Through God we shall do valiantly ;
our foes he shall down tread.
109 PSALM CIX.
do thou not hold thy peace; 2 For mouths of wicked men to speak
against me do not cease: The mouths of vile deceitful men
against me open'd be ; And with a false and lying tongue
they have accused me. 3 They did beset me round about
with words of hateful spight: And though to them no cause I gave,
against me they did fight. 4 They for my love became my foes,
but I me set to pray. 5 Evil for good, hatred for love,
to me they did repay. o Set thou the wicked over him;
and upon his right hand Give thou his greatest enemy,
ev'n Satan, leave to stand. 7 And when by thee he shall be judg'd,
let him condemned be; And let his pray'r be turn'd to sin, when he shall call on thee.
8 Few be his days, and in his room
his charge another take. 9 His children let be fatherless,
his wife a widow make.
and beg continually;
seek bread for their supply. 11 Let covetous extortioners
catch all he hath away:
let strangers make a prey.
let there be none at all
will let his mercy fall.
cut off for ever be, And in the foll'wing age their name
be blotted out by thee. 14 Let God his father's wickedness
still to remembrance call; And never let his mother's sin
be blotted out at all.
19 Like to the garment let it be
28 Although they curse with spite, yet, which doth himself array,
bless thou with loving voice: (Lord, And for a girdle, wherewith ho
Let them asham'd be when they rise; is girt about alway.
thy servant let rejoice. 20 From God let this be their reward 29 Let thou mine adversaries all that en'mies are to me,
with shame be clothed over; And their reward that speak against And let their own confusion my soul maliciously.
them, as a mantle, cover. 21 But do thou, for thine own name's | 30 But as for me,
I with my
mouth O God the Lord, for me: [sake, will greatly praise the Lord ; Sith good and sweet thy mercy is, And I among the multitude from trouble set me free.
his praises will record. 22 For I am poor and indigent,
31 For he shall stand at his right hand afflicted sore am I,
who is in poverty, My heart within me also is
To save him from all those that would wounded exceedingly.
condemn his soul to die.
110 PSALM CX.
7 The brook that runneth in the way
with drink shall him supply; 1 THE LORD did say unto my Lord, And, for this cause, in triumph he Sit thou at my right hand,
sliall lift his head on high. Until I make thy foes a stool, whereon thy feet may stand.
111 PSALM CXI. 2 The Lord shall out of Sion send 1 PRAISE ye the Lord: with my whole the rod of thy great pow'r:
I will God's praise declare,. [heart In midst of all thine enemies
Where the assemblies of the just be thou the governor.
and congregations are. 3 A willing people in thy day
2 The whole works of the Lord our God of pow'r shall come to thee,
are great above all measure, In holy beauties from morn's womb; Sought out they are of ev'ry one thy youth like dew shall be.
that doth therein take pleasure. 4 The Lord himself hath made an oath, 3 His work most honourable is, and will repent him never,
most glorious and pure, Of th' order of Melchisedec
And his untainted righteousness thou art a priest for ever.
for ever doth endure. 5 The glorious and mighty Lord,
4 His works most wonderful he hath that sits at thy right hand,
made to be thought upon : Shall, in his day of wrath, strike through The Lord is gracious, and he is kings that do him withstand,
full of compassion. 6 He shall among the heathen judge, 5 He giveth meat unto all those he shall with bodies dead
that truly do bim fear ; The places fill: o'er many lands
And evermore his covenant he wound shall ev'ry head.
he in his mind will bear.