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i Tlien thou spakest in vision to thy Holy See death? shall lie deliver his soul from tho Une, and saidlst, I have laid help upon one hand of the grave? Selah. thul is mighty ; I have exalted one chosen 49 LORD, where are thy former loving-kindput of the people.

nesses, which thou swarest unto David ia thy 20 I have found David my servant ; with truth? ny inoly oil have 1 anointed bim :

50 Remeinber, LORD, the reproach of thy 21. With whom my hand shall be establish- servants; how I do bear in my bosom the re. ed, mine arnı also shall strengthen him. proach of all the mighty people;

2 The eneiny shall not exact upon himn; 51 Wlierewith thine enemies have reproachpor the son of wickedness afflict him. ed, O LORD; wherewith they have reproach.

23 And I will beat down his foes before his ed the footsteps of thine anointed. lace, and plague them that hate him. 52 Blessed be the Lord for evermore,

21 But my faithfulness and my mercy shall Amen, and Amen. be with him; and in my naine shall his horn

PSALM XC. be exalted.

1 A prayer of Moses the man of God. 25 I will set huis band also in the sea, and LORD, doorhast been our dwelling-place 26 lie shall cry unto me, Thou art my Fa 2 Before the mountains were brought forth, ther, my God, and the Rock of my saivation or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the

21 Also I 'will make him my first-born, world, even from everlasting to everlasting, higher than the kings of the earth.

thou art God. 228 My merey will I keep for him for ever 3 Thou turnest man to destruction; and nore, and my covenant shall stand fast with sayest, Return, ve children of men. piin.

4 For a thousand years in thy sigliare bul 9 His seed also will I make lo endure for as yesterday when it is past, and us a watcii 'ver, and his brone as the days of heaven. in the nig'i.

30 If his children forsake my law, and 5 Thou carriest them away as with a flood; walk not in my judginents;

they are as a sleep: in the morving they are 31 If they break my statutes, and keep not like grass which groweth up: ny commandments;

6 In the morning it fourisheth, and grow. 32 Then will I visit their transgression with eth up; in the evening it is cut down, and ne rod, and their iniquity witli stripes. withereth.

33 Nevertheless my loving-kindness will I 7 For we are consumed by thine anger, Iol utterly take from bim, nor suffer my and by thy wrath are we troubled. kitofulness tu fail.

8 Thou bast sel our iniquities befvre thee, 34 My covenanl will I not break, nor alter our secret sins in the light of thy countenance. he thing thut is gone out of my lips.

9 For all our days are passed away in thy 35 Once have I sworn by my holiness, that wrath; we spend our years as a tale that is I will not lie unto David,

told, 36 His seed shall endure for ever, and his 10 The days of our years are threescore hrone as the sun before me.

years and ten ; and if by reason of strength 37 It shall be established for ever as the they be fourscore years, ypt is their strength moou, and is a faithful witness in heaven. labour and sorrow : for it is svou cut off, and belah.

we fly away. 38 But thou last cast off and abhorred, 11 Who knoweth the power of thine anger? lou last been wruth with thine anointed. even according to thy sear, so is thy wraila

39 Thou hast made void the covenant of 1. So teach us to number our days, that we thy servant; thou hast profaned his crown, may apply our hearts unto wisdom. by casting it to the ground.

13 Return, O Lori), bow long? and let it 4) Thou hast broken down all his ledges; repent thee concerning thy servants. diou hast broug!ıt his strong holds to ruin. 110 satisfy us early with thy mercy; that

+1 All that pass by the way spoil biin: hie we may rejoice and be glad all our days. is a reproach to his neiglıbours.

15 Make us glad according to the days 42 Thou hast set up the right hand of his wherein thou hast afflicted us, and the years adversaries; thou last made all his enemies wherein we have seen evil. to rejoice.

16 Let thy work appear unto thy servants, 43 Thou hast also turned the edge of his and thy glory unto their children. sword, aud kust not made him to stand in the 17 And lei the beauty of the Lord our God battle.

be upon us: and establish thou the work of 44 Thou last made his glory to cease, and our hands upon us, yea, the work of our cast his throne down to the ground. hands establish thou it. 45 The days of his youth hast thou shortened.

PSALM XCI. 46 How long, LORD? wilt thou hide thyself

Hildebrandwellen, ish the abilire to place of

the inost Highshall abide under the for ever? shall thy wrath burn like fire ? shadow of the Almighty.

47Remember how short my time is : where 2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge. fore last thou made all men in vain ? and my fortress : my God; in him will I trust. 43 What man is he that liveth, and shall not! 3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare •

of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. Lord shall Aourish in the courts of our God.

4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and 14 They shall still bring forth fruit in old under his wings shalt thou trust : his truth age; they shall be fat and Nourishing; shall be thy shield and buckler.

15 Toʻshew that the Lord is upriglt: he 5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror hy is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness night; nor for the arrow that field hy day; in bin. 6 Nor for the pestilence thut walkeuls in

PSALM XCII. darkness ; nor for the destruction that wast

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THE LORD reigneth; le is clothed with eth at noon-day.

majesty; the LORD is clothed with 7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ien strength, wherewith he hath girded bimself: :housand at thy right hand; but it shall not the world also is estabiished, that it cannot be come nigh thee.

moved. 8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold 2 Thy throne is established of old: thou and see ille reward of the wicked.

art from everlasting. 9 Because thou hast made the LORD, which 3 The floods have listed up; O LOR)), the is my refuge, even the most lligh, thy habi- floods have listed up their voice; the floods tation,

up

their waves. 10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither 4 The Lord on high is mightier than the shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling. noise of many waters, yea, thun the miglily

11 For he shall give his angels charge over waves of the sea. thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

5 Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness 12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, becomeih thine house, O Lord, for ever. lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.

PSALM XCIV. 13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and ad LORD God, to whom vengeance he. der; the young lion and the dragon shalt thou longeth; 0 God, 10 iloin vengeanca trample under feet.

belongeth, shew thyself. 14' Because he hath set his love upon me, 2 Lift up thyseli, thou Judge of the earth : therefore will I deliver him: I will set bim on render a reward to the proud. bigh, because he hath known my name. 3 Lord, how long shall the wicked, low

15 He shall call upon me, and I will an- long shall the wiched triumple? swer him: I will be with him in trouble; I 4 Hor long shall they utter and sprak hard will deliver him, and honour him.

things and all the workers of iniquity boast 16 With long life will I satisfy him, and themselves? shew him my salvation.

5 They break in pieces thy people, O PSALM XCII.

LORD), and afilict thine heritage: 1 A psalm or song for the sabbath-day. 6 They slay the widow and the stranger, IT is a good thing to give thanks unto the and murder tlie fatherless,

i let they say, Tlie Loru shall not see, O most High:

neither shall the God of Jacob regard it. 2 To shew forth thy loving-kindness in the 8 Understand, ye brutish ainong the people. morning, and thy faithfulness every night, and ye fools, when will yo be wise?

3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, and 9 Hethatplanted the ear, shall be not liear? upon the psaltery; upon the barp with a so- he that formed the eye, shall he not see? lemn sound.

10 He that chasisein the heathen, shall not 4 For thou, Lord, hast made me glad he correct? be that teacheth mar knowledge, through thy work; I will triumpli in the shall not he know? works of thy hands.

11 The Lord knoweth the thoughts of 50 Lond, how great are thy works! and man, that they are vanity. thy thoughts are very deep.

1. Blessed is the man whom thou chas 6 A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth tenest, O Lor), and teachest him out of thy a fool understand this.

law; 7 When the wicked spring as the grass, and 13 That thou mayest give him rest from when all the workers of iniquity du tourishı; the days of adversity, until the pit be digged it is that they shall be destroyed for ever. for the wicked, 8 But thou, Lord, art most higli for ever 14 For the Lord will not cast off liis people,

neither will be forsake his inheritance: 9 For, lo, thine enemies, O Lorn), for, lo, 15 But judgment shall return unto righthire enemies shall perish; all the workers of teousness; and all the upriglie in heart shall miquiry shall be scailered.

follow it. 10 But my horn shalt thou exalt like the 16 11 ho will rise up for me against the horn of an unicorn. I shall be anointed with evil-doers? or who will stand up for me fresh oil.

against the workers of iniqnity? 11 Mine eye also shall see my desireon mine '17 Unless the Lord had been my help, my enemies; and mine cars sliall lear my desire soul bad almost dwelt in silence. of the wicked that rise up against me.

18 When I said, My foot slippeth, thy 12 The righteous shall flourish like the palm- mercy, O Lorn, bed me up. tree : le sball grow like a cedar in Lebanou. 19 In the multitude of my thicughts within 13 Those that be planted in the louse of theme thy comforts delight my soul.

more,

20 Shall the throne of iniquity have sel-t 12 Let the field be joyful, and all that 18 .owship with thee, which frameth mischief therein: then shall all the trees of the wood by a law?

rejoice 21 They gather themselves together 13 Before the LORD; for he cometh, for against the soul of the righteous, and con- he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge demn the innocent blood.

the world with righteousness, and the peu22 But the Lord is my defence; and my ple with his truth. God is the rock of my refuge.

PSALM XCVII. own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their THE LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice;

let the multitude of isles be glad thereof. own wickedness ; yea, the Lord our God 2 Clouds and darkness are round about shall cut them off.

him: righteousness and judgment are the PSALM XCV.

habitation of his throne. 0

COME, let us sing unto the LORD; let 3 A fire goeth before him, and burneth up

us make a joyful noise to the Rock of his enemies round about. our salvation.

4 His lightnings enlightened the world. 2 Let us come before his presence with the earth saw and trembled. thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto 5 The hills melted like wax at the prehim with psalms.

sence of the LORD, at the presence of the 3 For the Lord is a great God, and a great Lord of the whole earth. King above all gods.

6 The heavens declare his righteousness, 4 In his hand are the deep places of the and all the people see his glory. earth; the strength of the hills is his also. 7 Confounded be all they that serve gra

5 The sea is his, and he made it; and his ven images, that boast themselves of idols: hands formed the dry land.

worship him, all ye gods. 6 0 come, let us worship and bow down; 8 Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughlet us kneel before the Lord our Maker. ters of Judah rejoiced, because of thy judg

7 For he is our God ; and we are the peo- ments, O LORD. ple of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. 9 For thou, LORD, art high above all the To-day, if ye will hear his voice, earth; thou art exalted far above all gods.

8 Harden not your heart, as in the provo 10 Ye that love the Lord, hate evil: he cation, and as in the day of temptation in preserveth the souls of his saints; he deliverthe wilderness :

eth them out of the hand of the wicked. 9 When your fathers tempted me, provedl 11 Light is sown for the righteous, and me, and saw my work.

gladness for the upright in heart. 10 Forty years long was I grieved with 12 Rejoice in ihe LORD, ye righteous, this generation, and said, It is a people that and give thanks at the remembrance of his do err in their heart, and they have not holiness. known my ways:

PSALM XCVIIL 11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath, that

TA psalm. they should not enter into my rest.

SING unto the LORD a new song; for PSALM XCVI.

he hath done marvellous things : his O SING hermeoke, Lil the earth cong ; sing hiththemde cand his boly arm, hath gotten

2 Sing unto the Lord, bless his name; 2 The Lorý hath made known his salvashew forth his salvation from day to day. tion: his righteousness hath he openly shew

3 Declare bis glory among the heathen, ed in the sight of the heathen. his wonders among all people.

3 Ile hath remembered his mercy and his 4 For the Lord is great, and greatly to be truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends praised: he is to be leared above all gods. of the earth have seen the salvation of our

5 For all the gods of the nations are idols: God. but the LORD made the heavens.

4 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all 6 Honour and majesty are before him ; the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, strength and beauty are in his sanctuary. and sing praise.

7 Give unto the LORD, O ye kindreds of 5 Sing unto the Lord with the harp; with the people, give into the Lord glory and the harp, and the voice of a psalm. strength.

6 With trumpets, and sound of cornet, make 8 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto a joyful noise before the LORD, the King. his name: bring an offering, and come into 7 Let the sea roar, and the fulness therehis courts.

of; the world, and they that dwell therein. 90 worship the LORD in the beauty of 8 Let the floods clap their hands : let the holiness : fear before him, all the earth. hills be joyful together

10 Say among the heathen, that the LORD 9 Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge roigneth : the world also shall be established the earth : with righteousness shall he judge that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the world, and the people with equity the people righteously.

PSALM XCIX. earth be glad; let the sca roar, and the the THE LORD reigneth ; let the people trem.

ble: he sitteth between the cherubims,

(let the earth be moved.

The Lord is great in Zion; and he is 2 Hide not thy face from me in the day high above all people.

when I am in trouble; incline thine ear anto 3 Let them praise thy great and terribleine : in the day when I call answer me speename; for it is holy.

dily. 4 The king's strength also loveth judg. 3 For my days are consumed like smoke, ment : thou dost establish equity, thou exc- and my bones are burned as an bearth. cutest judgment and righteousness in Jacob. 4 My heart is smitten, and withered like

5 Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship grass ; so that I forget to eat my bread. at his footstool; for he is holy.

5 By reason of the voice of iny groaning 6 Moses and Aaron among his priests, and my bones cleave to my skin, Samuel among them that call upon his name: 6 I am like a pelican of the wilderness; I they called upon the Lord,

and he answered am like an owl of the desert. them

71 watch, and am as a sparrow alone ep 7 He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar: on the house-top. they kept his testimonies, and the ordinance 8 Mine enemies reproach me all the des ; that be gave them.

and they that are mad against me are sword 8 Thou answeredst thein, O Lord our God: against me. thou wast a God that forgavest them, thougla 9 For I have eaten ashes like bread, and thou tookest vengeance of their inventions. mingled my drink with weeping,

9 Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at 10 Because of thine indignation and thy inis holy bill : for the LORD our God is holy. wrath : for thou hast listed me up, and cas; PSALM C.

me down. 11 A psalm of praise.

11 My days are like a shadow tha! declinMAKE.a joyful noise unto the Lord, al ethi and I am withered like grass.

12 But thou, O LORD, shalt erdure for 2 Serve the LORD with gladness ; come be- ever, and thy remeinbrance unto all generafore lis presence with singing:

tions. 3 Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is 13 Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon he that hath made us, and not we ourselves: Zion: for the time to savour her, yea, the we are his people, and the sheep of his set time, is come. pasture.

14 For thy servants take pleasure in her 4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, stones, and favour the dust thereof. and into his courts witli praise : be thankful 15 So the heathen shall fear the name of unto him, and bless his name.

the LORD, and all the kings of the earth thy 5 For the Lord is good ; bis mercy is ever-glory: lasting; and his truth endureth to all genera 18 When the LORD shall build up Zion, le tions.

shall appear in his glory. PSALM CI.

17 He will regard the prayer of the destiTA psalm of Mavid.

tule, and not despise their prayer. 1

WILL sing of mercy and judgment; unto 16 This shall be written for ihe generation thee, O LORD, will I sing.

to come: and the people which shall be cre2 I will behave myself wisely in a perfect ated shall praise the Lord. way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will 19 For he hau looked down from the height walk within my house with a perfect heart. of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD

3 I will set no wicked thing before mine behold the earth; cyes : I hate the work of them that turn 20 To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to aside; it shall not cleave to me.

loose those that are appointed to death ; 4 Afroward heart shall depart from me; I

21 To declare the name of the Lord in will not know a wicked person.

Zion, and his praise in Jerusalem; 5 Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, 2 When the people are gathered together, him will I cut off: him that hath an high and the kingdoms, to serve the LORD. look and a proud heart will not 1 suffer. 23 He weakened my strength in the way;

6 Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful or he shortened my days. the land, that they may dwell with me: he 24 I said, O my God, take me not away in that walkesh in a perfect way, he shall serve the midst of my days: thy years are through

out all generations. 7 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell 25 Of old bast thou laid the foundation of within my house : he that telleth lies shall the earth; and the heavens are the work of not tarry in my sight.

thy hands. 8 I will early destroy all the wicked of the 26 They shall perish, but thou shalt enJand, that I may cui off all wicked doers dure; yea, all of them shall wax old like a from the city of the Lord.

garment; as a vesture shalt thou change PSALM CII.

them, and they shall be changed: TA prayer of the afflicted, when he is over 7 But thou art the same, and thy years

whelmed, and poureth out his complaint shall have no end. before the LORD.

28 The children of thy servants shall conEAR my prayer, O LORD, and let my tinue, and their seed shall be established be cry come unto thee

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a garment: the waters stood above the moun 1 A psalm of David. LESS the Lord, O iny soul; and all that 7 At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of

. thy thunder they hasted away. 2 Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget 8 Thiey go up by the inountains ; they go rot all his benefits:

down by the valleys unto the place which 3 Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who thou hast founded for them, healeth all thy diseases;

9 Thou hast set a bound tliat they may not 4 Who redeemeth thy life from desiruc-pass over ; that they turg not again to cover tion ; wlio crowneth thee with loving-kind-lihe earth. ness and tender mercies;

10 He sendeth the springs into the valleys, 5Who satisfieth thy inouth with good things, which run among the bills. so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle s. 11 They give drink to every beast of the

6 The Lord executeth rigliteousness and field : the wild asses quench their thirst. judgment for all that are oppressed.

12 By them shall tlie fowls of the heaven 7 He made known luis ways unto Moses, I have their habitation, which sing among the his acts unto the children of Israel.

branches. 8 The Lurd is merciful and gracious, slow 13 He walereth the hills from his cham10 anger, and plenteous in mercy:. bers : the earth is satisfied with the fruit of

9 He will not always chide; neither will be tly works. keep his anger for ever.

'11 He causeth the grass to grow for the 10 He hath not dealt with us after our sins, caule, and herb for the service of man : that nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. The may bring forth food out of the earth;

11 For as the heaven is high above the 15 And wive that maketh glad the heart earth, so great is liis mercy toward them of man, and oil to make his face to shine, that fear vim.

and bread which strengtheneth man's heart. 12 As far as the east is froin the west, so far 16 The trees of the Lord are full of sap; hath he removed our transgressions froin us. the cedars of Lebanon,which he hath planted; 13 Like as a father pitieil his children, so

17 Where the birds make their rests: as the LORD pitieth them that fear him. for llie stork, the fir-trees are her house. 14 For he knoweth our frame; he remem

18 The high hills are a refuge for the wild bereth that we are dusi.

goats, and the rocks for the conies. 15 As for man, his days are as grass ; as a 19 He appointeth the moon for seasons ; flower of the field, so he flourisheth : the sun knoweth his going down.

16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is 20 Thou makest darkness, and it is night, gone; and the place thereof shall know it wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep

forth. 17 But the mercy of the Lord is from 21 The young lions roar after their prey, everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear and seek their meat from God. him, and his righteousness unto children's 22 The sun ariseth, they gather themselves children;

toge:her, and lay them down in their dens. 18 To such as keep his covenant, and to 23 Man goeth forth unto his work, and to those that remember his commandments to his labour, until the evening. do them.

24 O Lord, low manifold are thy works! 19 The Lord hath prepared liis throne in in wisdom hast thou made them all; the the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all. earth is full of thy riches;

20 Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that ex 25 So is this great and wide sea, wherein cel in strength, that do lis commandments, are things creeping innumerable, both small hearkening unto the voice of his word. and great beasis.

21 Bless ye the LORD, all ye bis hosts ; ye 26 There go the ships ; there is that levia. ministers of his, that do his pleasure. than, whom thou bast made to play therein.

2 Bless the Lord, all his works, in all places 27 Tliese wait all upon thee, that thou of his dominion : bless the Lori, O my soul mayest give them their meat in due season. PSALM CIV.

28 That thou givest them they gather: thou LESS the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my opeuest thine hand, they are filled with good.

God, thou art very great; thou art 29 Thou bidest thy face, they are troubled; clothed with honour and majesty :

thou takese away their breath, they die, and 2 Who coverest thyself with light, as with return to their cust. a garment; who stretchest out the heavens 30 Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are like a curtain;

created; and thou renewest the face of the 3 Whe layeth the beams of his chambers in earth. the waters; who maketb the clouds his chari 31 The glory of the Lord shall endure for ot; who walketh upon the wings of the wind , ever: the LORD shall rejoice in bis works.

4 Who maketh his angels spirits; his min 32 Ile looketh on the earth, and it tremjsters a flaming fire;

bleth; he louc!ietl the hills, and they smoke. 5 Who laid the foundations of the earth, 33 1 will sing unto the Lord as long as that it should not be removed for ever. I live; I will sing praise unto my God while 6 Thou coveredst it with the deep as will I have my being.

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