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d Ex.30 19, will I go in with dissemblers.


with the workers of iniquity, which speak 5 I have hated the congregation of evil e Ps. 274. peace to their neiglıbours, but mischier is in doers; and will not sit with the wicked.

their hearts.

r of the tor 6 I will wash d my hands in innocency: so

| 4 Give them according to their deeds, and will I compass thine altar, O LORD:

according to the wickedness of their endea7 That I may publish with the voice of Take vours: give them after the work of their thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous b men of hands; render to them their desert. works.

5 Because e they regard not the works of the

i filled with 8 Lord, I have loved - the habitation of thy


LORD, nor the operation of his hands, he shall house, and the place I where thine honour Mi 7.7,8. destroy them, and not build them up. dwelleth.

6 Blessed be the Lord, because he hath heard

proached 9 $ Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my against the voice of my supplications, life with h bloody men:

Ps.65.4. | 7 The Lord is my strength and my shield; 10 In whose hands is mischief, and their

d Ps.63.2

my heart trusted in him, and I am helped :

e or delight right hand is i full of bribes.

therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth ; and

( la 4.5,6 11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integ-'e shouting with my song will I praise him. rity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me. hor, My 8 The Lord is f their strength, and he is the

12 My foot i standeth in an even place: in una then saving strength of his anointed. the congregations will I bless the LORD.

| 9 Save thy people, and bless thine inheritPSALM XXVII.

thy face

ance: ifeed them also, and list them up for ever. la 40.11.

A Psalm of David.

i David exhorteth princes to give glory to Gol, 3 ly reason of his power, 11 and j way of

protection of his people. I THE LORD is my light and my salvation ; $ 2.12**

A Psalm of David. 1 whom shall I fear ? the LORD is the thote IMIVE unto the LORD, O ye mighty, give strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid ?! serve me. U unto the LORD glory and strength. 2 When the wicked, even mine enemies and

2 Give unto the Lord the d glory due unto his

I Ep.28 my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, a from. name; worship the LORD in the e beauty of they stumbled and fell.

holiness. 3 Though a host should encamp against me,

b Ps 138.2

3 The voice of the LORD is upon the waters : my heart shall not fear: though war should cor, the

the God of glory thundereth : the Lord is upon rise against me, in this will I be confident.

tay sanc many waters. 4 One thing have I desired of the Lord, that tuary. | 4 The voice of the LORD is powerful; the

d P. 125.5. will I seek after ; that I may · dwell in the

e Job 31.26,

voice of the LORD is i full of majesty. house of the LORD all the days of my life, to la 5 The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedars; behold the beauty of the LORD, and to in- ror, kis. yea, the Lord breaketh the cedars of Lebanon. quire in his temple.

16 He maketh them also to skip like a calf; 5 For 'in the time of trouble he shall hide me

Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.

h 1 Ki.8.51, in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle | 7 The voice of the LORD i divideth the flames shall he hide me; he shall set me upon a rock. Ji or, rule. of fire.

Mi 714 - 6 And now shall my head be lifted up above

8 The voice of the Lord shaketh the wild

a ICh.16.38 mine enemies round about me: therefore will

erness; the LORD shaketh the wilderness of I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of o joy; I lo sons of Kadesh. will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD. de rechty 9 The voice of the Lord maketh the hinds to

7 Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice : c Re.51... calve, and discovereth the forests : and in have mercy also upon me, and answer me.

his temple mdoth every one speak of his glory.

d honour of 8. When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my his name. 10 The Lord sitteth upon the "flood; yea, heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, wille os, his the LORD sitteth King for ever. I seek.

| 11 The LORD will give strength Punto his peo

luary. 9 Hide not thy face far from me ; put not (205.021. I ple; the Lord will bless his people with peace. thy servant away in anger: thou hast been

PSALM XX X. my help ; leave me not, neither forsake me, o

gor, great. David praiseth God for his deliverance. He exhorieth others to praise him by

h in power. God of my salvation.

LA Psalm and Song at the dedication of the

in majesty 10 When my father and my mother forsakej cutterhout.

house of David. me, then the Lord will i take me up.

kor, be in I WILL extol thee, O Lord; for thou hast !

prin. 11 Teach me thy way, O Lord, and lead me

I P. 63.2

1 lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to in a 1 plain path, because of k mine enemies.

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rejoice over me. 12 Deliver me not over unto the will of mine weiteren.' | 2 O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou enemies: for false witnesses are risen up n Ge.8.1,2 hast healed me. against me, and such as breathe out cruelty. To Pa 2.6..9. 30 LORD, thou a hast brought up my soul

13 I had fainted, unless I had believed to see P 1 40.29.. from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that the goodness of the LORD in the land of the Px 858,10 I should not go down to the pit. iving

a 13.33.17. 4 Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and 14 Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, b or, to the, give thanks at the remembrance of his holiand he shall strengthen thy heart : wait, I

ness. say, on the LORD.

biit n mo- | 5 For «bis anger endureth but a moment; in PSALM XXVIII

his anger. his favour is life: weeping may endure for I David prayeth earneatly against his energies 6 He blesseth Gol 9 He prayeth for

| a night, but .joy cometh in the morning. A Psalin of David.


| 6 And in my prosperity I said, I shall never TINTO thee will I cry, O Lord my rock; be not

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be moved. silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I 1 7 LORD, by thy favour thou 'hast & made my become like them that go down into the pit.

mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy 2 Hear the voice of my supplications, when strength face, and I was troubled.

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David shows his confidence in God. PSALMS.-XXXI..XXXIII. God's goodness to be praised.

9 What profit is there in my blood, when I l iPa 1:28:11,2 | 22 For I said in my haste, I am cut off a from go down to the pit ? Shall the dust praise thee?

before thine eyes : nevertheless thou heardest

Jie shall it declare thy truth ?

the voice of my supplications when I cried unto 10 Hear, O Lord, and have mercy upon me:

thee. LORD, be thou my helper.

23 O love the LORD, all ye his saints: for the

a P..71.1.4. 11 Thou hast turned i for me my mourning

LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth,

b Pa.143.1.

rewardeth the proud doer. and girded me with gladness;

24 Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen 12 To the end that my glory may sing praise

your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD. to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I


d Lu.3.16. 1 Blessedness consisteth in remission of sins. 3 Confeseion of sins giveth are to be will give thanks unto thee for ever.

Ac. 7.59.

conscience. 8 God's promises bring joy. PSALM XXXI.

A Psalm of David, « Maschil. David showing his confidence in God craveth his help. 7 He rejoiceth in his mercy, le Jo. 2.8.

RLESSED bis he whose transgression is for. 9 He prayeth in his calamity. 19 He praseth God for his goodnes. To the chief Musician, 'A Psalm of David. Ps.142.3. D given, whose sin is covered. JN thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let

2 Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD

g Ps.18.19. I me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy

imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit brighteousness.

hPa 102.3, there is no guile. 2 Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me

3 When I kept silence, my bones waxed old

1 Job 19.13. speedily: be thou my strong rock, for a house

through my roaring all the day long. of defence to save me.

11 vessel that 4 For day and night thy hand was heavy upon 3 For thou art my rock and my fortress ; 1 perisheth. me: my moisture is turned into the drought of therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and Nu.6.25, summer. Selah. guide me.

5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine 4 Pull me out of the net that they have laid 1 or, cut off iniquity have I not hid. I said, I d will confess privily for me : for thou art my strength.

my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou 5 Into d thy hand I commit my spirit: thou mahard forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah. hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.

6 For this e shall every one that is godly 6 I have hated them that regard e lying vani

pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest tics : but I trust in the LORD.

Job 5.21. be & found : surely in the floods of great wa7 I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for

ters h they shall not come nigh unto him.

or, fenced. thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast

7 Thou i art my hiding place; thou shalt known my soul in adversities;

preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass 8 And hast not shut me up into the hand of

me about with songs jof deliverance. Selah. the enemy: thou hast set my foot in a large

8 I will instruct thee and teach thee in the rooni.

way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee

9 Job 35.14. 9 Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in

with mine eye:

a or, giring trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, yea,

9 Be ye not as the ' horse, or as the mule, my soul and my belly.


which have no understanding: whose mouth 10 For h my life is spent with grief, and my

must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they years with sighing: my strength faileth be c2C0.5.19.

come near unto thee. cause of mine iniquity, and my bones are d 1 Jn.1.9. 10 Many m sorrows shall be to the wicked consumed.

le 1 Ti.1.16. but he " that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall 11 I was a reproach among all mine enemies; ros finding compass him about. but especially among my i neighbours, and a g 1855.6. | 11 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye rightefear to mine acquaintance: they that did see b 1.43.2 ous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright mne without fled from me.

i Px 143.9. in heart. 12 I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind:


PSALM XXXIII. I am like a j broken vessel.

20 Confidence is to be placed in God 13 For I have heard the slander of many:

DEJOICE a in the LORD, O ye righteous: for

k counsel fear was on every side: while they took coun thee, mine N praise is comely for the upright.

cye shall sel together against me, they devised to take

| 2 Praise the LORD with harp : sing unto him away my life.

with the psaltery b and an instrument of ten 14 But I trusted in thee, O LORD: I said, Thou

1 Pr. 26.3.

strings. art my God.

| 3 Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully 15 My times are in thy hand: deliver me

with a loud noise. from the hand of mine enemies, and from

4 For the word of the Lord is right; and all them that persecute me.


| his works are done in truth. 16 Make k thy face to shine upon thy servant: 1 Pa 150.3,4. 5 He loveth righteousness and judgment: the save me for thy mercies' sake.

c Ps144.9. earth is full d of the e goodness of the LORD. 17 Let me not be ashamed, O Lord; for I have

6 By s the word of the LORD were the heacalled upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed,

d Px 119.64.

vens made; and all the host of them by the and let them be 1 silent in the grave.

breath of his mouth. 18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which i He. 11.3. 7 He h gathereth the waters of the sea tospeak mgrievous things proudly and contempt- & Ge.21. gether as a heap: he layeth up the depth in uously against the righteous.

i storehouses. 19 Oh how great" is thy goodness, which thou i Job 28 8.. 8 Let all the earth fear i the LORD : let all the hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou

inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him. hast wrought for them that trust in thee before.

Je. 10.7.

9 For he k spake, and it was done ; he comthe sons of men !

k Ge.1.3,&c

manded, and it stood fast. 20 Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy

I maketh

10 The LORD I bringeth the counsel of the presence from the pride of man: thou shalt

heathen to nought: hem maketh the devices keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife

n Is. 46.10

of the people of none effect. of tongues.

11 The counsel n of the LORD standeth for 21 Blessed be the LORD : for he hath showed | ever, the thoughts of his heart to all • generame his marvellous kindness in a p strong city. I thon. tions

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The privileges of the godly. PSALMS.-XXXIV., XXXV. David prays for his safety.

12 Blessed p is the nation whose God is the P P2.65.4. | 21 Evil shall slay the wicked : and they that LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen a Pt.15.3. hate the righteous shall be · desolate. for his own inheritance.

Ir Pt.22

2 22 The Lord redeemeth the soul of his ser13 The Lord looketh from heaven; he 9 be- Pa 44.3.7. vants : and none u of them that trust in him holdeth all the sons of men.

PT.21.31. shall be desolate.

Ho.14.3. 14 From the place of his habitation he look

u I Pe.3.12

PSALM XXXV. eth upon all the inhabitants of the earth,

v P: 37.19.

| 1 David prayeth for his own safety, and his enemies' confusion. 11 He complaineth 15 Her fashioneth their hearts alike; he con-' sidereth all their works.

w Ps 115.9

A Psalm of David. 16 There is no king saved by the multitude

PLEAD my cause, O LORD, with them that of a host: a mighty man is not delivered by Jn. 16.2 1. strive with me: fight against them that much strength.

y Is.25.9. fight against me. 17 A horse is a vain thing for safety: nei | 2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand ther shall he deliver any by his great strength.

up for my help. 18 Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them

b Ep.5.20

| 3 Draw out also the spear, and stop the way hat fear him, upon them that hope in his mer | against them that persecute me: say unto my

o1 Ca 1.31. су;

Ps 119.74.

soul, I am thy salvation. 19 To deliver their soul from death, and to | 4 Let them be confounded and put to shame

e Lu. 1.46, keep them alive in famuine.

&c. that seek after my soul: let them be turned back 20 Our soul waiteth for the LORD: » he is our ( Lu.11.9. and brought to confusion that devise my hurt. help and our shield.

8 or, flowed. | 5 Let them be as chaff before the wind: 21 For our heart shall rejoice in him, because h Ps-3.4. and let the angel of the LORD chase them. y we have trusted in his holy name.

1 282.221. 6 Let their way be d dark and slippery: and 22 Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, ac

I He 1.14.

| let the angel of the LORD persecute them. cording as we hope in thee.

k I Pe. 23.

| 7 For without cause have they hid for me PSALM XXXIV.

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their net in a pit. which without cause they I Davvi praiseth Gol, and exhorteth others thereto by his experience. 8 They are

have digged for my soul. blesai that trust in God. Il fle exhorteth to the fear of God. 15 The privileges of m 1 Pe.3.10, the righteous

| 8 Let destruction come upon him e atrunaA Psalm of David, when he changed his beha

wares; and let his net that he hath hid catch viour before a Abimelech; who drove him. Mat.5.9. himself: into that very destruction let him fall. away, and he departed.

p Eze.14.7,8 9 And my soul shall be joyful in the LORD: it I WILL bless the LORD at all times: his

q Is. 65.21.

shall rejoice in his salvation. I praise shall continually be in my mouth.

10 All my bones shall say, LORD, who is like

r to the bro2 My soul shall make her boast - in the Lord: Junto thee, which deliverest & the poor from

heart the d humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.

him that is too strong for him, yea, the poor

the con30 magnify - the LORD with me, and let us trite of and the needy from him that spoileth him ?

spirit exalt his name together.

11 ) False witnesses i did rise up; ; they laid 4 I sought' the LORD, and he heard me, and

to my charge things that I knew not. delivered me from all my fears.

tor, guilty

12 They rewarded me evil k for good to the 5 They looked unto him, and were light

I spoiling of my soul. ened: and their faces were not ashamed.

13 But as for me, when they were sick, my

A La 3.58 6 This ha poor man cried, and the LORD heard

clothing was sackcloth: Im humbled my soul

b Ps. 71.24. him, and saved him out of all his troubles.

with fasting; and my prayer returned into

cPa 1.4. 7 The angel i of the Lord encampeth round

mine own bosom.

d darkness about them that fear him, and delivereth them. and slip 14 I - behaved myself as though he had been 8( taste kand see that the LORD is good: bless

my friend or brother: I bowed down heavily, ed iis the man that trusteth in him.

as one that mourneth for his mother. 9 O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is

not of.

15 But in mine padversity they rejoiced, and no want to them that fear him.

( 1 Th.5.3.

gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects 10 The young lions do lack, and suffer hun- 91.22.22, 9 gathered themselves together against me, ger : but they that seek the LORD shall not

and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceawant any good thing.

of wrong sed not: 11 Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I Ti Pa 27.12 16 With hypocritical mockers in feasts, they will teach you the fear of the Lord.

gnashed ' upon me with their teeth. 12 What m man is he that desireth life, and asked me. 17 LORD, how long wilt thou look on ? rescue loveth many days, that he may see good ? k Jn. 10.32

my soul from their destructions, my darling 13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips li depriving from the lions. from speaking guile.

18 I will give thee thanks in the great con14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek

gregation: I will praise thee u among much • peace, and pursue it.

a walked. people. 15 The eyes of the LORD are upon the right-lo as a 19 Let not them that are mine enemies eous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

"wrongfully rejoice over me : neither let them 16 The P face of the LORD is against them

to me.

wink with the eye that w hate me without a

p halting. that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of Job 30.1,8, cause. them from the earth.

20 For they speak not peace: but they de. 17 The righteous cry, and the LORD hear- 1 12 354 vise » deceitful matters against them that are eth, and delivereth them out of all their trou-s only one quiet in the land. bles.

t Ps 22.20. 21 Yea, they opened their mouth wide against 18 The Lord is nigh" unto them that are of

a strong.

me, and said, y Aha, aha, our eye hath seen it.

falsely. a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a n 1525 22 This thou hast seen, O LORD : keep not contrite spirit.

, Mat.12.31 ? silence: 0 LORD, be not far from me. 19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: Ps.40.15. 23 Stir a up thyself, and awake to my judgbut the Lord delivereth him out of them all. 259,2.. ment, even unto my cause, my God and my

20 He keepeth all his bones : not one of them. Ps.50.2 LORD. is broken.

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The excellency of God's mercy. PSALMS.-XXXVI., XXXVII. Exhortations and p:imises. to thy righteousness; and let them not re- 2 Th.1.6 8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath : joice over me.

d Ah, ah,,, fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

ou soull 25 Let them not say in their hearts, d Ah, so

9 For evil-doers shall be cut off: but those

e Pe. 132. 18. would we have it : let them not say, We have

that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the swallowed him up.

cousnese. earth. 26 Let them be ashamed and brought to con g Ps. 70.4. 10 For yet a little while, and the wicked shall fusion together that rejoice at my hurt: let h Ps. 34.1.

not be : yea, thou shalt diligently consider his thein be clothed e with shame and dishonour

place, and it shall not be. that magnify themselves against me.

11 But i the meek shall inherit the earth; and 27 Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that

shall delight themselves in the abundance of

Je 4.22 favour my ' righteous cause : yea, let them


cor, wanity. & say continually, Let the LORD be magnified,

* 12 The wicked i plotteth against the just, and

d Pr.4.16. which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his

1 gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

e Ps.97.10 servant.

| 13 The LORD shall laugh at him: for he seeth 28 And h my tongue shall speak of thy right

that his day is coming. eousness and of thy praise all the day long.

14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, PSALM XXXVI.

- Ra 118 and have bent their bow, to cast down the 1 Tbe grievous estate of the wicked! 5 The excellency of God's mercy. 10 David b precious.

poor and needy, and io slay k such as be of To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David the

upright conversation.

1 Pa 65.4. servant of the LORD.

15 Their sword shall enter into their own

j watered. THE transgression of the wicked saith with

heart, and their bows shall be broken.

k Re 221,17 1 in my heart, that there is no fear of God

16 A little that a righteous man hath is betbefore his eyes.

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Jn. 4. 10,14

ter than the riches of many wicked. 2 For he flattereth himself in his own eyes,

m 2 C0.4.6.

17 For the arms m of the wicked shall be bro* until his iniquity be found to be hateful.

ken: but the Lord upholdeth the righteous.

n drau out 3 The words of his mouth are iniquity and

| 18 The LORD knoweth the days of the updeceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to b do

right: and their inheritance shall be for ever. good.

19 They shall not be ashamed in the evil

b Ps. 73.3. 4 He deviseth. mischief upon his a bed; he

time: and in the days of famine they shall be

c in truth, setteth himself in a way that is not good; he

or, stabl

satisfied. abhorreth e not evil.

20 But the wicked shall perish, and the ene 5 Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and

d 16.58.14.

mies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.

they shall consume; into smoke shall they 6 Thy righteousness is like the great moun

consume away. tains; thy judgments are a great deep: 0 Mi.7.8.9. | 21 The wicked borroweth, and payeth no! LORD, thou preservest man and beast.

& Be silent again: but the righteous showeth mercy, and 7 How h excellent is thy loving-kindness, O

giveth. God! therefore the children of men put their "La

h P 20.22

22 For such as be blessed of him shall inherit trust under the shadow of thy wings.

the earth; and they that be cursed of him 8 They shall be abundantly j satisfied with

shall be cut off. the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make

23 The P steps of a good man are a ordered them drink of the river k of thy pleasures.

by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. 9 For , with thee is the fountain of life: in 1 Mat. 5.5. 24 Though rhe fall, he shall not be utterly m thy light shall we see light.

cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with 10 "continue thy loving-kindness unto them

his hand. that know thee; and thy righteousness to the themes 25 I have been young, and now am old ; yet

right of upright in heart.

way. I have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor 11 Let not the foot of pride come against me, 1 P1.15.16. his seed begging bread. and let not the hand of the wicked remove m Ere.30. 26 He is 'ever merciful, and lendeth; and

21, &c. me.

his seed is blessed.

n 1Pe 1.3,4 12 There are the workers of iniquity fallen : | 27 Depart from evil, and do good; and they are cast down, and shall not be able to

dwell for evermore. rise.

p Pr. 16.9. 28 For u the Lord loveth judgment, and forPSALM XXXVII.

saketh not his saints; they are preserved for Qor, esta

ever: but w the seed of the wicked shall be A Psalm of David.

r Mi.7.8. cut off. FRET not thyself because of evil-doers, 1.33 16 29 The righteous shall inherit the land, and T neither be thou envious b against the |dwell therein for ever.

t all the workers of iniquity.


30 The mouth of the righteous speaketh 2 For they shall soon be cut down like the

wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment. grass, and wither as the green herb.

1 Pe.1.5.

31 The law of his God is in his heart; none 3 Trust in the Lord, and do good ; so shalt

w Is. 14.20

of his ? steps shall slide. thou dwell in the land, and · verily thou shalt

1 Mat. 1235

32 The wicked watcheth the righteous, and be fed.

seeketh to slay him. 4 Delight d thyself also in the Lord; and la 51.7. | 33 The LORD & will not leave him in his hand, he shall give thee the desires of thy heart. z or, goings. nor condemn him when he is judged.

5 • Commit thy way unto the LORD ; trust al- ? Pe 29. 34 Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and so in him; and he shall bring it to pass. b R0.8.1,34. he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when 6 And he shall bring forth thy righteousness

the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it. as the light, and thy judgment as the noon- Joh 58. | 35 I have seen the wicked in great power, day.

and spreading himself like a green • bay tree. 76 Rest in the LORD, and wait " patiently for

36 Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: him: fret not thyself because of him who that gros yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. prospereth in his way, because of the man own coil 37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upwho bringeth wicked devices to pass.

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David's prayer in affliction. PSALMS.-XXXVIII..XL. The benefit of confidence in God.

39 But & the transgressors shall be destroyed Mat 13.30 3 My heart was hot within me; while I was together: the end of the wicked shall be cut off. **.** | musing the fire burned: then spake I with my

39 But the salvation of the righteous is of a Px. 70. tongue. the LORD: he is their strength in the time of..

b Job 6.4.

4 LORD, make me to know mine end, and the trouble.

e peace, or,

measure of my days, what it is ; that I may 40 And the LORD shall help them, and deliver


know how frail I am. them: he shall deliver them from the wick

5 Behold, thou hast made my days as a

e Eur.9.6. ed, and save them, because they trust in him. l 11.5.6. handbreath; and gmine age is as nothing PSALM XXXVIII.

& wearied. before thee: verily every man hat his best David moveth God to take compassion of his pitiful case.

h P8.32.3. state is altogether vanity. Selah. A Psalm of David, to bring to remembrance. Ji Jo.1.48.

| 6 Surely every man walketh in ia vain show:

la 5.16, O LORD, rebuke me not in thy wrath: nei- 112 surely they are disquieted in vain: hej heap

ther chasten me in thy hot displeasure. ks not with eth up riches, and knoweth not who shall ga2 For thine arrows b stick fast in me, and thy | Mah.2.56 ther them. hand presseth me sore.

7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope 3 There is no soundness in my flesh because

is in thee. of thine anger; neither is there any rest in

8 Deliver me from all my transgressions: my bones d because of my sin.

o La.23.49.

make me not the reproach of the foolish. 4 For mine iniquities are gone over my b28a. 16.10. | 9 I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; be• head: as a heavy burden they are too heavy 2 19. cause thou didst it. for me.

10 Remove thy stroke away from me: I am 5 My wounds i stink and are corrupt be- leis for. consumed by the blow of thy hand. cause of my foolishness.

ror, ansider | 11 When thou with rebukes dost correct man 6 I am & troubled ; I am bowed down great for hall for iniquity, thou makest i his beauty to conly; I go mourning all the day long.

t 2 C0.7.9,

sume away like a moth: surely every man is 7 For my loins are filled with a loathsome

vanity. Selah. disease: and there is no soundness in my flesh.

12 Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear 8 I am feeble and sore broken: I have roar- strong. unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: ed by reason of the disquietness of my heart. l ' 2pY for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourn

9 LORD, all my desire is before thee; and 11 Ch.16.41 er, as all my fathers were. my groaning is not hid from thee.

4:32,3.. | 13 O spare me, that I may recover strength, 10 My heart panteth, my strength faileth me: a bridle, before I go hence, and be no more. as for the lights of mine eyes, it also is k gone le formy

PSALM XL. from me.

mouth. The benefit of confidence in God. 6 Obedience is the best encrifice. 11 The sense of d Col.4.5.

Davil's evila inflameth his prayer. 11 My lovers and my friends stand aloof. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

e troubled. from my msore; and my kinsmen stand

T - WAITED patiently for the LORD ; and he o afar off.

1 inclined unto me, and heard my cry. 12 They also that seek after my life Jay snareswhat | 2 He brought me up also out of ba horrible for me: and they that seek my hurt speak have here. pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upmischievous things, and imagine deceits all c.20.4, on a rock, and established my goings. the day long.

| 3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, 13 But pl, as a deaf man, heard not; and I i an image. I even praise unto our God: man

even praise unto our God: many shall see it,

| Ec.218, was as a dumb man that openeth not his

and fear, and shall trust in the LORD. mouth.

Lu. 1220,

4 Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD

21. 14 Thus I was as a man that heareth not, and K conflich. his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor in whose mouth are no reproofs.

I that such as turn aside a to lies.

sohich is 15 For 9in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou in he de 5 Many, O LORD my God, are thy wonderwilt hear, O Lord my God.

ful works e which thou hast done, and thy

mella 16 For I said, Hear me, lest otherwise they

thoughts f which are to us-ward : they canshould rejoice over me: when my foot slip- a In wait not be reckoned up in order unto thee: if I peth, they magnify themselves against me.

would declare and speak of them, they are 17 For I am ready to halt, and my sorrow is

bo prit of more than can be numbered. continually before me.

Pa 15.6. 6 Sacrifice hand offering thou didst not de18 For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be a Pk. 185.5.

d P3.195.5. sire; mine ears hast thou i opened: burnt-ofsorry for my sin.

e Job 9.10.fering and sin-offering hast thou not required. 19 But mine enemies u are lively, and they

Je. 29.11.

7 Then said I, Lo, I come: in i the volume of are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully

the book it is written of me, are multiplied.


8 I * delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, 20 They also that render evil for good are hPa 51.16 thy law is within my heart. mine adversaries, because I follow the thing

9 I have preached m righteousness in the great that good is.

i diggoda congregation : lo, I have not refrained my 21 Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be, L.4.41. lips, O Lord, thou knowest. not far from me.

Jn.5.39. | jo'l have not hid - thy righteousness within

k Jn. 4.34. 22 Make haste to help me, O LORD my sal

my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and

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thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovPSALM XXXIX.

ing-kindness and thy truth from the great

congregation. To the chief Musician, even to a Jeduthun, 10.20.2), 11 Withhold not thou thy tender mercies A Psalm of David.

from me, O LORD: let thy loving-kindness and T SAID, I will take heed to my ways, that I • Ps.95.10. thy truth o continually preserve me. I sin not with my 6 tongue: I will keep my p He.4.15. | 12 For innumerable Devils have compassed mouth with a bridle, while a the wicked is P3:39.4, me about: mine iniquities have taken hold before me.

upon me, so that I am not able to look up; 21 was dumb with silence; I held my peace, l 11.. they are more than the hairs of my head : even from good; and my sorrow was stirred. Ja forsaketh. I therefore my heart faileth me.


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