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wil demard of thee, and declare thiou un. 11 Then came there unto hiin all bis bre. lo mie.

thren, and all his sisters, and all they that had j I have heard of thee by the hearing of been or his acquaintance before, and did eat the ear; but now inine eye seeth tbee. bread with him in his house ; and they be.

6 Wherefore I ablio myself, and repent moaned him, and comforted him over all the in dust and aches.

evil that the Lorp naa brought upon biin 711 And it was so, that, after the Lord bad every man aiso gave him a piece of money, spoken these words unto Job, the Lord said and every one an ear-ring of goid. to Eliphaz the Temanie, My wrath is kin 12 So the Lord blessed the latter end of Job dled against thee, and against thy two more than his beginning: for lie bad fourteen friends: for ye have not spoken of me the thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, au! thing thai is righil, as my servant Job hath. a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand sle.

8 Therefore take unto you row seven bul-asses. locks and seven rams, and go to my servant 13 He had also seven sons and three Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt-of-daughters. fering ; aud my servant Job shall pray for 1 And he called the name of the first, Jeyou : for him will I accept; lest I deal with mima; and the name of the second, Kezia; you after yo:ur folly, in that ye have not spo- and the name of the third, Keren-happuci. ken of me the thing which is right, like iny 15 And in all the land were no wonen servant Job.

found so sair as the danghters of Job: ansi 9 1 So Eliplaz the Temanito, and Bildad their father gave them inheritance among the Shubite, and Zopliar the Naamathite, their bretliren. went and did according as the Lord com 16 1 Alter this lived Job an hundred and manded them: the LORD also accepted Job. forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons'

10 And the LURD turned the captivity of sons, even four generations. Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the 17 So Job died, being old, and full of LORD gave Job twice as much as he had days. before,

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I The Book of PSALMS.
PSALM I.

8 Ask of me, and I shall give thee the hea-
the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth parts of the earth for thy possession.
in the way of sinners, or silleth in the seat 9 Thou shalt break them with a rod of
or the scornful:

iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a 2 Bul bis deliglie is in the law of the potter's vessel. Lond; and in his law doth he inedilate day 10 Be wise now therefore, Oye kings; and night.

be instructed, ye judges of the earth. 3 And he shall be like a tree planted by Word 11 Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruitbetrembliuig: in his season: his leaf also shall not wither ;) 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye and whatsoever he doctlı shall prosper. perish from the way, when his wrath is kin.

4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the died but a liule. Blessed are all they that class which the wind driveth away. put their trust in him. 5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in

PSALM III. the judginer!, nor sinners in the congrega- * A psalm of David, when he fled from abcion of the righteous.

salom bis son.

ORD, how righteous : but they the shall perish.

against me. PSALM II.

2 Many there be which say of my soul, THY do the heathen rage, and the peo. There is no lielp for him in God Selah. pie imagine a vain thing?

3 But thou, O LORD, urt a shield for me 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, my glory, and the lister up of mine head. and the rulers take counsel together, against 1 eried unto the LORD with my voice, the LORD, and against his Anointed, saying, and lie heard me out of his holy hill. Selan.

3 Let us break their bands asunder, and 5 I laid me down and slepi; I awaked . cast a way their cords from us.

for the LORD sustained me. 4 He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: 6 I will not be afraid of len thousands of the LORD shall have them in derisior. people, that have set themselves against me

5 Then shall lie speak unto thein in his round about. wrath, and vex then in his sore displeasure.. 7 Arise, O LORD, save me, 0 my God :

6 Yet have I set my king upon my boly for thou hast smilen all mine enemies upon bill of Zion.

the cheek-bone; thou hast broken the tecih 7 I will declare the di cree: the Luru laun of the ungodly. said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day i 8 Salvation belongeth unto the LORD ; bove I begotten thee,

Ithu blessing is upon thy people. Selah,

WHY

HEAR

PSALM IV.

PSALM VI. 1 To the chief musician on Neginoth, 1 To the chief musician on Neginoth upon me when I call, O God of my righ: O heilber'chaster

. me in thy hot displeasure A psalm of David.

Sheminith, A psalm of David.

LORD, rebuke , teousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and 2 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for ! near my prayer.

am weak: 0 LORD, lical me; for my bones 20 ye sons of men, how long will ye lurn are vexed. my glory into sliame ? how long will ye love 3 My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, o vanity, and seek after leasing? Selan. LORD, how long ?

3 Bu know that the Lord hath set apart 4 Return, O LORD, deliver my soul : 0 him that is godly for himself: the LORD save me for thy mercies' sake. will hear when I call unto him.

5 For in deail there is no remembrance of 4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks. with your own heart upon your bed, and be 6 I am weary with my groaning ; all the stiil. Selah.

night make I my bed to swim : 1 water my 5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and couch with my tears. put your trust in the LORD.

7 Mine eye is consumed because of grief. 6 There be many that say, Who will shew it waxeth old because of all mine ene nies. us any good ? Lord, list thou up the light of 8 Depart froin me, all ye workers of in. thy countenance upon us.

liquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice 7 Thou hast put gladness in my heart, of my weeping. more than in the tiine that their corn and 9 The LORD bath heard my supplication; their wine increased.

the Lord will receive my prayer. 8 I will both lay me down in peace, and 10 Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell sore vexed : let them return and be aslıamed in safety.

suddenly. PSALM V.

PSALM VII. To the chief musician upon Nehiloth, 1 Shiggaion of David, which le sang unto A psalm of David.

the LORD, concerning the words or Cuske G' VIVE ear to my words, O LORD; consi the Benjamile.

der my meditation. 2 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my

LORD my God, in thee do I put my O

trust : save me from all them that per: King, and my God: for unto thee will 1 secute me, and deliver me; pray

2 Lest he tear iny soul like a lion, rending 3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

Lord; in the morning will I direct my, 3 0 Lord my God, if I have done this ; 18 prayer unto thee, and will look up. there be iniquity in my hands;

4 For thou art not a God that hath plea: 4 If I have rewarded evil unto him that sure in wickedness ; neither shall evil dwell was at peace with ine; (yea, I base deliver: with thee,

ed him that without cause is mine enemy ;) 5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight; 5 Let the enemy persecute my soul, and thou hatest all workers of iniquity. take it; yea, let him tread down my life up.

6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak Jea-on the earili, and lay inine honour in the sing: the LORD will ablior the bloody and dust. Selalı. deceitful man.

6 Arise, O Lord, in thine anger, list up 7 But as for me, I will come into thy tiysell, because of the rage of mine enemies; house in the multitude of thy mercy; and and awake for nie so the judgment that thou in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy last commanded. temple.

7 So shall the congregation of the people 8 'Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness compass thee about: for ibeir sakes therefore because of mine enemies; make thy way return thou on big!.. straight before my face.

8 The Lord shall judge the people : judge 9 For there is no faithfulness in their me, O Lord, according to my rigliteousness, mouth : their inwarri pari is very wicked- and according to mine integrity This is in me ness ; their throat is an open sepulchre ; they 9 Oli let the wickedness of the wicked Alatter with their tongue.

come to an end ; but establish the just : for 10 Destroy thou them, O God; let them the righteous God trieth the bearts and reins fall by their own counsels; cast them out in 10 My defence is of God, which saveth the tine multitude of their transgressions ; for they upriglit in lieart. have rebelled against thee.

Ti God judgeth the righteons, and God i 11 But let all those that put their trust in angry with the wicked every day. thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, be 12 li he turn noi, he will whet his sword cause ilou defendest them: let them also he hath bent his how, and inade it reacy. that love thy name be joyful in thee.

13 He bath also prepared for fiim the in 12 Fur thou, Lord, wilt bless the righ- struments of deatlı; he ordaineth his arrow teous ; with favour wili ilivu compass him as against the persecutors. vilh a shileld.

14 Bebold, he wavaileth with iniquity

and hath conceived mischief, and brought !! Sing praises to the Lord, which dwell. forth falsehood.

eth in Zion : declare among the people his 15 He made a pit, and digged it, and is doings. fallen into the ditch which he made.

12 When he maketh inquisition för blood, 16 His mischief shall return upon his own be remembereth them: he forgelleth not the head, and his violent dealing shall come down cry of the lumble. upon his own pate.

13 Dave inercy upon me, O LORD ; con'17 I will praise the Lord according to his sider my trouble which I suffer of them that righteousness; and will sing praise to the hate me, thou that listest me up from the name of the Lord most higli.

gates of death : PSALM Vill.

14 That I may shew forth all d y praise 1 To the chief musician upon Gittith, in the gales of the daughter of Zion I will A psalm of David.

rejoice in thy salvation. 0

LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy 15 The heathen are sunk down in be pit

name in all the earth! who hast set thy|thut they made : in the net which th.y nid gory above the heavens.

is their own foot taken. 2 Out of the mouth of babes and suck-! 16 The LORD is known by the judgment lings hast t:ou ordained strength, because of which he executeth : the wicked is snared o thine enemies ; that thou miglitest still the the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selal. memy and the avenger.

17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, 3 When I consider thy heavens, the work and all the nations that forget God. of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which 18 For the needy shall not alway be forthou hast ordained ;

gotten : the expectation of the poor shall not 4 Whal is man, tiat thou art mindful of perish for ever. him? and the son of man, that thou visitest 19 Arise, O LORD; let nol man prevail : him

let the heathen be judged in thy sigtit. 5 For thou hast made him a little lower 20 Put them in fear, O Lord, that the than the angels, and last crowned irim with nations may krow themselves lo be bul med. glory and honour.

Selah. 6 Thou madest him to have dominion

PSALM X. over the works of thy hands; thou hast put

0 ? all things under his feet:

why hidest thou thyself in times of 7 All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts trouble ? If the field;

2 The wicked in his pride doth persecule 8 The fowl of tbe air, and the fish of the the poor : let them be taken in the devices ea, and whatsoever passcíh through the patlıs that ihey have imagined. of the seas.

3 For the wick. I boasteth of his heart's 9 O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the aame in all the earth?

LORD abhorreth.
PSALM IX.

4 The wicked, through the pride of l.is 1 To the chief musician upon Muth-labben, countenance, will not seek after God: Gad A psalı of David.

is not in all his thoughts. I

WILL praise thee, O LORD, with my 5 His ways are always grierous; thy judg.

whole heart; I will shew forth all thy ments are far above out of his siglie: as för marvellous works.

all his enemies, he puffeth at them. I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will 6 He bath said in bis heart, I shall no! he sing praise to ly name," 0 thou most High. moved : for I shall never be in adversity.

3 When mine enemies are turvcd back, 7 His mouth is full of cursing, and deceit, they shall fall and perish at thy presence. and fraud; under his longue is mischief and

4 For thou hast maintained my right and vanity. my cause; thou sattest in the throne judging 8 le sittet's in the lurking-places of the right.

villages : in the secret places Goth lie mur. % Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou der the innocent: bis eyes are privily set hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out against the poor. their name for ever and ever.

9 He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his 60 thou enemy! destructions are come to den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor : le a perpetual end; and thoa bast destroyed doth catch the poor, when he draweth him cities; their memorial is perished with them. into his nel.

7 But the Lord shall endure for ever : he 10 He croucheth, and bumbleth himself, hath prepared bis throne for judgment; that the poor may !all by his strong ones.

8 And he shall judge the world in righ II He hath said in his heart, God hath teousness, he shall minister judgment to the forgotten; he hideth his face; lie will never people in uprightness.

see il. 9 The Lord also will be a refuge for the 12 Arise, O Lord; O God, lift up thine oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. hand : forget nol the bumble.

10 And they that know thy name will put 13 Wherefore doth the wicked contemn their trust in thee : for thou, LORD, bast niol God ? ke hath said in his heart, Thou wilt forsaken them that wek thee.

not require il.

14 Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest shaving sorrow in my heart daily : how lung mischief and spile, to requite it with thy shall mine enerny be exalted over me? hand the poor coraniitteth himself unto 3 Consider and hear me, O Lord my God: thee, thou art the helper of the fatherless. lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of

15 Break thou the arm of the wicked and death ; the evil man : seck out bis wickedness till 4. Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed thou find none.

against him; and those that trouble me re. 16 The Lord is King for ever and ever.joice when I am moved. thic heathen are perished out of his land. 5 But I have trusted in thy mercy ; my

17 LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. humble : thou wilt prepare their heart, thou 6 I will sing unto the LORD, because he will cause thine ear to hear ;

halb deall bountifully with me. 18 To judge the fatherless and the op

PSALM XIV. plessed, that the man of the earth may no 1 To me chief musician, A psulm of Davd more oppress. PSALM XI.

HE fool hath said in his heart, There is TH

no God. They are corrupt ; they bave | To the chief musician, A psalm of David. done abominable works; there is none that to my soul, Flee as a bird to your moun

doen good.

2 The Lorr looked down from heaven uptain ?

on the children of men, to see if there were 2. For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they any that did understand, and seek God. make ready their arrow upon the string, 3 They are all gone aside, they are all tothat they may privily shoot at the upright gether become filihy; there is none that do in heart.

eth good, no, not one. 3 !f the foundations be destroyed, what 4. Have all the workers of iniquity no know can the righteous do?

ledge? who eat up my people as they eat 4 The Lord is in lis holy temple, the bread, and call not upon the LORD. LORD's llirone is in leaven : bis eyes be 5 There were they in great fear: for Goc hold, bis eyelids try, the children of men. is in the generation of the righteous.

5 The Lord trieth the righteous : but the 6 Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, wicked, and him that loveth violence, his because the Lord is his refuge. soul hatethi.

7 Oh that the salvation or Israel were com. 6 Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, out of Zion! When the Lord bringeth baci fire and briinstone, and an horrible tempest: the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice this shall be the portion of their cup: and Israel shall be glad. 7 For the righteous Lorp loveth righteous

PSALM XV. ness; bis countenance doth behold the upriglit.

! A psalm of David. I To the chief musician upon Sheminith, LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle

who shall dwell in thy holy hill? A psalm of David.

2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh HELP LO Hase on the forumnamchase the rise hteousness, and speaketh the truth in kis children of men.

3 He that backbiteth not with his tongue, 2. They speak vanity every one with his nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor takeu neiglıbour : with flattering, iips, and with a up a reproach against his neighbour. double heart, do they speak.

4 In whose eyes a vile person is contemn. 3 The LORD shall cui off all Rattering lips, ed; but he honoureth thien that fear the and the tongue that speaketh proud things; Lorn: he that sweareth to his own lurt, and

4 Who have said, With our tongue will we changeth not. prevail; our lips are our own : who is lord 5 He that putteth not out his money to usury, over us?

nor laketh reward against the innocen!. He 5 For the oppression of the poor, for the that doetli these things shall never be moved. sighing of ine needy, now will 'I arise, saith

PSALM XVI. the LORD ; I will sei him in safety from him

1 Michtam of David. that puffelh al binn,

6. The words of the Lord are pure words : P BESERVE me, O God: for in thee do ) as silver tried in a furnace of earthi, purified 2'o my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, seven times.

Thou ari my Lord: my goodness extendeih. 7 Thou shalt keep them,O LORD, thou shall not to thee; preserve them from this generation for ever. 3 Buł to the saints thai are in the earth, and

8 The wicked walk on every side, wben to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. the vilest men are exalted.

4. Their sorrows shall be multiplied tha' PSALM XIII.

basten after another god : their drink-offer To the chief musician, A psalm of David.ings of blood will I not offer, nor take u Н" TOW long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? their names into my lips.

for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy 5 The LORD is the portion of mine in Cace from me ?

heritance and of my cup: thou naiptaincy 2 Hew long shall I take counsel in my soul,l my lol.

6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant day that the Lord delivered him from the places; yea, I have a goodly heritage hand of all his enemies, and from the band

71 will bless the LORD, who bath given of Saul: And he said, me counseli; any reins also instruct me in the I WIL... love thee, O Lord, my strength:

8 I have set the LORD always before me : and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in because he is at my riglit hand, I shall not whom I will trust; iny buckler, and the horn be moved.

of my salvation, and my bigh tower. 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory 3 I will call upon the Lorn, who is wir rejoiceth ; my flesh also shall rest in hope: thy to be praised : so shall I be saved from

10 For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell: mine enemies. neither wilt thou suffer ibrine Holy One to see

4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and corruption.

the floods of ungodly men made ne afraid. Il Thou wilt slew me the path of life: 5 The sorrows of hell compassed me about: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at :hy right the snares of death prevented me. hand there are pleasures for evermore. 6 In my distress I called upon the LORD, PSALM XVII.

and cried unto my (iod: he heard my voice 1 A prayer of David

out of his temple, and my cry came before HEM FEAR the righi, O Lord, attend unto him, even into bis ears.

my cry; give ear unto my prayer, that 7 Then the earth shook and trembled; the goeth not out of feigned lips.

foundations also of the hills moved and were 2 Let my sentence come forth from thy shaken, because he was wroth. presence; let thine eyes behold the things 8 There went up a smoke out of his nosthat are equal.

trils, and fire oui of his mouth devource : 3 Thou hast proved mine lieart; thou last coals were kindled by it. visited me in the niglit; thou hast tried me, 9 He bowed the leavens also, and came and shall find nothing: I ain purposed thul down: and darkness was under his feet. my mouth shall not transgress.

10 And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly; 4 Concerning the works of men, by the yea, he did ny upon the wings of the wind. word of thy lips I have kept me from the 11 He made darkness lis secret place; his baths of the destroyer.

pavilion round about hi.n were dark waters 5 Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my and thick clouds of the skies. footsteps slip not.

12 Althe brightness that was before him his 6 I have called upon thee ; for thou will thick clouds passed; bail-stones and coals of hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, fire. and hear my speech.

13 The Lord) also thundered in the hea. 7 Shew ihy marvellous loving-kindness, vens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail* thou that savest by thy riglie hand this stones and coals of fire.

which put their trust in thee from those the 14'Yea, be sent out his arrows, and scalrise up against them.

tered them; and he shot out lightnings, and 8 Keep me as the apple of the eye; hide discomfited them. me under the shadow of thy wings.

15 Then the channels of waters were seer, 9 From the wicked that oppress me, from and the foundations of the world were disa my deadly enemies, who compass me about. covered at thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast

010 They are inclosed in iheir own fat: of the breath of thy nostrils. with their mouth they speak proudly.

16 He sent from above, he took me, he 11 They have now compassed us in our drew me out of many waters. steps; they have set their eyes bowing down 17 He delivered me from my strong ene to the earth ;

my, and froin them which hated me : for 12 Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, they were too strong for me. and as it were a young lion lurking in secret 18 They prevented me in the day of my places.

calamily: but the LORD was my stay. 13 Arise, O LORD; disappoint him, cast 19 He brought me furth also into a large him down : deliver my soul from the wicked, place; he delivered me, because he delighted rohich is thy sword;

14 From men which are thy hand, o 20 The Lord rewarded me according to LORD, srom men of the world, which have my righteousness; according to the cleanness - their portion in his life, and whose belly of my liauds hath he recompensed me. thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full 21 For I have kept the ways of the LORD, of children, and leave the rest of their sub- and have not wickedly departed from my ilance to their babes,

God. 15 As for me, I will be nold thy face in righ 22 For all his judgments were before me teousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, and I did not put away his statutes from me. with thy likeness.

23 I was also upright before him, and I PSALM XVIII.

kept myself from mine iniquity. s To the chief musician, A psalm of David,

24 Therefore hath the Loró recompensed the servant of the LORI), who spake unto me according to my righteousness, according the LORD the words of this song is be to the cleanness of my hands in his eye-sighi,

in me.

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