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unto me.

11 Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: mises of the Lord, and his strength, and bis let all that be round about him bring presents wor der. ul works that he bath done. uato him that ouzlit to be feared.

5 for le established a testimony in Jacob, 12 He shall cut off the spirit of princes he and appointed a law in Israel, which he come ;* terrible to the kings of the earth. manded our fathers, that they should maha PSALJI LXXVII.

them known 'o their children; ! To the chief musician, to Jeduthun, 6 Thai the generation to come might A psalm of Asaph.

know them, even the children which could CRIED unto God with any voice, even in- be born, who suid arise and deciare them I

7 'I hat they might set their hope in God, 2 In the day of my trouble I sought the and not forgei the works of God, but keep Lond; my sore ran in the night, and ceased bis commandments : not; my soul refused to be comforted. 8 And miglit not be as their fathers a stub.

3 I remembered God, and was troubled : (born and rebellious generation : a generation I complained, and iny spirit was overwhelm-that set not their lieart ariglil, and whose ed. Selah.

spirit was not stedfast with Goí. 4 Thou holdest mine eyes waking: I ain 9 The children of Ephrain, being armed, 60 irowled that I cannot speak.

and carrying bows, turned back in the day 5 I have considered the days of old, the of battle. years of ancient times.

10 They kept not the covenant of God, 6. I call to remembrance my song in the and relised to walk in his law ; niglie: I commune with minie own heart; 11 And forgat his works, and his wonders and my spirit made diligent search. that he had sliewed them.

7 Will ihe LORD cast off for ever? and will 12 Marvellous things did be in the sight he be favourable no more?

of their fa:hers, in the land of Egypt, in iho 8 Is bis merry clean gone for ever? doth field or Zoan. his promise fail for evermore!

13 He divided the sea, and caused them to 9 Hath God forgotten to be gracious ? hath pass throughı; and he made the waters to he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selahı. stand as an heap.

10 And I said, This is my infirmily: but 1 14 In the day-time also he led them with will remember the years of the right hand of a cloud, and all the night with a liglitof fire the most High.

15 He clave the rocks in the wilderness, and 11 l will remember the works of the Lord; gave them drink as out of the great depths. surely I will remember thy wonders of old. 16 He brought streams also out of the rock

12 I will meditate also of all thy work, and and caused waters to run down like rivers, talk of thy doings.

17 And they sinned yet more against him, by 13 Thy way, o God, is in the sanctuary: provoking the most tigh in the wilderness. who is so great a God as our God?

18 And they tempted God in their heart 14 Thou art the God that doest wonders : by asking meal for their !ust. thou hast declared thy strength among the 19 Yea, they spake against God: they said people.

can God furnish a table in the wilderness ? 15 Thou hast with thine arm redeemed thy 20 Behold, he smote the rock, that the people, the sons of Jacob and Joseph. Selah. waters gushed out, and the streams overflow

16 The waters saw thee, O God, the wa-ed; can he give bread also ? can he provide lers saw thee; they were afraid : the depths flesh for liis people also were troubled.

A Therefore the Lord beard this, and was 17 The clouds poured out water; the skies wro:h; so a fire was kindled against Jacob, sent out a sound : thine arrows also went and anger also came up against Israel ; abroad.

22 Because they believed not in God, and 18 The voice of thy thunder was in the trusted not in his salvation ; heaven : the lightnings lightened the world :. 23 Though he had commanded the clouds the eartii trcinhleri and shook.

from above, and opened the doors of heaven, 13 Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in 24 And had rained down manna upun the great waters, and thy footsteps are not them to eat, and had given them of the corn known.

of heaven. 20 Thou 'eddlest thy people like a flock by 25 Man did eat angels' food : he sent them the hand of Moses and Aaron.

meat to the full. PSALM LXXVIII.

26 He caused an east wind to blow in the 1 Mascliil of Asaplı.

heaveu ; and by bis power he brought in the Gear, my people, to my law : in- south wind.

27 He rained flesh also upon them as dust .? I will open my mouth ju a parable ; 1 and seatbered fowls like as the sand of the will utter dark sayings of old ;.

sea ; 3 Which we liave heard and known, and 28 And he let it fall in the midst of their our fathers have told us.

camp, round about their habitations. We will not bide them from their chil 29 So they did eat, and were well filled:

30 They were not estranged from ineir iust: 56 Yet they tempted and provoked the minst bnt while their meat was yet in their mouins, high God, and kept not his testimonies;

31 The wrath of God came upon them, 57 But turned back, and dealt unfaithand slew the sattest of them, and smole down fully like their fathers: they were turned aside che chosen men of Israel.

like a deceitful bow. 32 For all this they sinned still, and be 58 For they provoked him to anger with ljeved not for his wondrous works.

their high places, and moved him to jealousy 33 Therefore their days did he consume with their graven images. in vanily, and their years in trouble.

59 When God beard this, he was wroth, 31 When lie slew them, then they sought and greatly abhorred Israel: bim; and they returned and enquired carly 60 So that be sorsook the tabernacle of Shiafter God:

loli, the lent which be placed among men. 35 Andiley remembered that God was their 61 And delivered bis strength into capti. Rock, and the bigh God their Redeemer. vity, and his glory into the eneiny's hand.

36 Nevertheless tiiey did flatter bim with 62 He ga:ë his people over also unto the their mouth, and they lied unto bim with sword; and was wroth with his ipherilance. their tongues.

63 The fire consumed their young men: and 37 For their heart was not right with nim, their maidens were not given 10 marriage. neither were they sledsast in his covenant. 64 Their priests fell by the sword ; and

38 But he, being full of compassion, for- their widows made no lamentation. gave their iniquily, and destroyed them not: 65 Then the Lord awaked as one out of yea, many a time turned he his anger away, sleep, and like a miglity man that shouteth and did not suir up all his wrath.

by reason of wine. 39 For be remembered that they were but 66 And he smole his enemies in the hinder fesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh parts ; he put them to a perpetual reproach. bot again.

67 Moreover, he refused ihe tabernacle of 40 How oft did they proroke him in the Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim; wilderness, and grieve bin in the desert! 68 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount

41 Yea, they inrned back, and tempted Zion which he loved. God, and limited the Holy One of Israel. 69 And he built his sanctuary like high

42 They remembered not his hand, nor the places, like the earth which he bath esta day wier hie delivered them from the eve-blished for ever. my:

70 He chose David also his servant, and 43 How he had wrought his signs in Egypt,ftook him from the sheep-folds : and his wonders in the field of loan: 71 From following ihe ewes great with

44 And bad turned their rivers into bloodl; young lie brought bim to feed Jacob his peoand their floods, that they could not drink. ple, and Israel his inheritance.

45 He sent divers sorts of Mies among 72 So lie fed them according to the integ thein, u lich devoured them; and frogs, which rity of his heart ; and guided them by the destroyed them.

skilfulness of liis lands. 46 He gave also their increase unto the ca

PSALM LXXIX. terpillar, and their labour unto the locust.

1 A psalm of Asaph. 7 Hedostopred due in vines with itail, and O GOD, blue beatles, are.come into tline

48 lle gave up their cattle also to the hail, defiled; they liave laid Jerusalem on heaps and their Horks io liol thunderbolts.

2 The dead bodies of thy servants have 49 He ca-t upon them the fierceness of liis they given to be meal unto ihe fowls of the anger, wrath, and inciignation, and trouble, heaven, the Aesh of thy saints unto the beasts by sending evil angels among them.

of the earth. 50 He marle a way to liis anger; he spared 3 Their blood have they shed like water not their soul from death, but gave their life round about Jerusalein; and there was non 7 over to the pestilence;

to bury them. 51 And sinote all the first-born in Egypt; 4 We are become a reproach to our neigh. tie chief of their strength in the labernacles bours, a scorn and derision to them that are of Dam :

round about us. 52 But made liis own people to go forth 5 How long, LORD? wilt thou he angry like slieep, and guided them in the wilder- for ever? shall thy jealousy burn like fire? ness like a fiock.

6 Pour out thy wrath upon the heathen 53 And be led them on safely, so that they that have not known thee, and upon the king. feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their doms that have not called upon thy name: enemies.

7 For they have devoured Jacob, an aid 54 And he brought them to the border of waste bis dwelling-place. his sanctuary, even to this mountain, which 8 O remember not against us former ini. his riglie land had purchased.

quities: let thy tender mercies speedily pre55 He cast out ihe heathen also before vent us; for we are broughit very low. thein, and divided them an inheritance by 9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the line, and made the tribes of Israel to dwell glory of thy name; and deliver us, and purgw in their tents

away our sins. for thy lame's sake.

10 Wherefore should the lieathen say,

PSALM LXXXI. Where is their God? let him be known 1 To the chief musician upon Gittithy, among the heathen in our sight by the re

A psalm of Asaph. wenging of the blood of thy servants which is SING aloud into Godhur strengtheo make

11 Let the sighing of the prisoner come 2 Take a psalm, and bring bither the timbefore thee; according to the greatness of brel, the pleasant harp with the psallery. thy power preserve thou those that are ap 3 Blow up the trumpet in the .new-moon, pointed to die:

in the time appointed, on our solemn seast12 And render unto our neighbours seven-day. fold into their bosom their reproach, where 4 For this was a statute for Israel, and a with they have reproached thee, O LORD. law of the God of Jacob.

13 So we thy people, and sleep of thy 5 This lie ordained in Joseph for a testipasture, will give thee thanks for ever; we mony, when he went out through the land will shew forth thy praise to all generations. of Egypt; where I heard a language that I PSALM LXXX.

understood not. To the chief musician upon Shoshannim 6 I removed his shoulder from the burden

eduth, A psalm of Asaph. his hands were delivered from the pots. G VIVE ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that 7 Thou calledst in trouble, and I deliver.

leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that ed thee: I answered thee in the secret place dwellest hetween the cherubims, sline forth. of thunder; I proved thee at the waters of

Before Ephraim, and Benjamin, and Meribah. Selah. Manasseh, stir up thy strength, and come 8 Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto and save us,

thee: 0 Israel, if thou wilt bearken unto me 3 Turn us again, O God, and cause thy 9 There shall no strange god be in thee, face to shine; and we shall be saved. neither shalt thou worship any strange God.

40 LORD God of hosts, how long wilt thou 10 I am the LORD thy God, which brought be angry against the prayer of thy people thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy

5 Thou feedest them with the bread of mouth wide, and I will fill it. lears; and givest them tears to drink in great 11 But my people would not hearken to measure.

my voice; and Israel would none of nie. 6 Thou makest us a strise unto our ncigh 12 So I gave them up unto their own bearts' bours; and our enemies laugh among them- lust; and they walked in their own counsels. selves.

13 Oh that my people had hearkened unte 7 Turn us again, O God of hosts, and cause me, and Israel had walked in my ways ! thy face to shine; and we shall be saved. 14 I should soon have subdued their ene

& Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt; mies, and turned my hand against their ad thou hast cast out the beathen, and planted it. versaries.

9 Thou preparedst room before it, and 15 The liaters of the LORD should hav didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled submitted themselves unto him: but then the land.

time should have endured for ever. 10 The hills were covered with the shadow 16 He should have led them also with th of it, and the boughs thereof were like the finest of the wheat: and with honey out o goodly cedars.

the rock should i bave satisfied thee. 11 She sent out her bouglis unto the sea,

PSALM LXXXII. and lier branches unto the river.

1 A psalm of Asaph. a.edges, so that all they which pass by the miglity; he judgeth ainong the gods. ay do pluck lier ?

2 How long will ye jucige unjustly, and S 13 Tlie boar out of the wood doth waste accept the persons of llie wicked? Selali. ab and the wild beast of the field doth de 3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do jus

Lice to the afflicted and needy. 14 Return, we beseech thee, O God oft 4 Deliver the poor and needy: riil them unit hosta: look down fruin heaven, and behold, of the hand of the wicked. and visit this vine;

5 They know noi, neither will they under di And the vineyard which thy right hand stand; they walk on in darkness : allibe foun. nath planted, and the brancli thot thou mad-datiors of the earth are out of course. Est strong for thyself.

6 1 bave said, Ye are gods; and all of you 16 It is burnt with fire; il is cut down: they are children of the most High: perish at the rebuke of thy countenance. 7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like

17 Let thy hand be upon the man of thy one of the princes, rig fand, upon the son of man whom thou 8 Arise, God, judge the earth: for thou madest strong for thyself.

shalt inherit all nations, 18 So will not we go back from Hee:

PSALM LXXXUI. quicken us, and we will call upon thy name. 1 A song or psalm of Asaph.

18 Curn faca sain into and God of hosts: KEEV precated and became su Good Chold ut

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ind they that hate thee have listed up the the LORD will give grace and glory; no Dead.

good thing will be withhold from them that 3 They have taken crafty counsel against walk uprightly. thy people, and consulted against thy hidden 12 O' Lord of hosts, blessed is the man

that trusteth in thee. 4 They have said, Come, and let us cut

PSALM LXXXV. them on from being a nation; that the name 1 To the chief musician, A psalm for the of Israel inay be no more in remembrance.

sons of korah. 5 For they have consulted together with one consent; they are confederate against thee : land: thou hast brought back the cap

6 The tabernacles of Edom, and the Ish-tivity of Jacob. araelites; of Moab, and the Hagarenes; • Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy

7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the people: thou hast covered all their sin. Selan. Phili-tines, with the inhabitants of Tyre; 3 Thou hast taken away all thy wrath :

8 Assur also is joined with them : they have thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness nolpen the cliildren of Lot. Selah.

of thine anger. 9 Do unto them as unto the Midianites; as 4 Turn us, O God of our salvation, and 1o Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison; cause thine anger toward us to cease.

10 Which perished at En-dor: they became 5 Will thou be angry with us for ever? wilt is dung for lhe eartlı.

thou draw out thine anger to all generations ? 11 Make their nobles like Oreb, and like 6 Will thou not revive us again, that thy Leb; yea, all their princes as Zebah and people may rejoice in thee? as Zalmunna;

7 Shew us thy mercy, O LORD), and grant 12 Who said, Let us take to ourselves the us thy salvation. jouses of God in possession.

8 I will hear what God the LORD will 13 O my God, 'make them like a wheel ; speak : for be will speak peace unto his peois the stubble before the wind.“

ple, ard to his saints; but let them not 14 As the fire burneth a wood, and as the turn again to folly. Jamne selteth the mountains on fire;

9 Surely his salvation is nigh them that 15 So persecute them with thy tempest, rear bim; that glory may dwell in our land. and make them afraid with thy storm. 10 Mercy and truih are met together; righ

16 Fill their faces with shame; that they teousness and peace have k.ssed each other. nay seek thy name, O Lord.

11 Truth shall spring out of the earth; and 17 Let them be confounded and troubled righteousness shall look down from heaven. for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and 12 Yea, the LORD shall give that which is Derish :

good; and our land shall yield her increase. 18 That men may know that thou, whose 13 Righteousness shall go before him, and bame alone is JEHOVAH, art the most shall set us in the way of his steps. High over all the earth.


1 A prayer of David,
11 To the chief musician upon Gittith,
A psalm for the sons of Korah.

OW down thine ear, O Lord, hear me: BOW

for I am poor and needy. LLOW 'amiable are thy tabernacles, o 2 Preserve my soul, for I am holy: 0 thou Lord of hosts!

my God, save thy servant that trusteth in 2 My soui longeth, yea, even sainteth, for thee. the courts of the LORD; my leart and my 3 Be mercisul unto me, O LORD : for I cry flesh crieth out for the living God. unto thee daily

3 Yea, lhe sparrow hath round an house, 4 Rejoice the soul of thy servanı: for umo and the swallow a nest for herself, where she thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. may lay her young, even thine altars, O Lord 5 For thou, LORD, art good, and ready to of hosts, my King, and my God.

forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto ali 4 Blessed are tliey that dwell in thy house : then that call upon thee. they will he still praising thee. Selah. 6 Give ear, O'LORD, unto my prayer; and

ó Blessed is the man whose strength is in attend to the voice of my supplications. thee; in whiose heart are the ways of them. 7 In the day of my trouble I will call upon

6 l'ho passing through the valley of Baca thee: for thou wilt answer me. make it a vel!; the rain also filleth the pools. 8 Among the gods there is none like uito

7 They go from strength to strength : every thee, O LORD; Weither are there wny :COTAS one of them in Zion appeareth before God. like unto thy works.

8 0 LORD God of hosts, "bear my prayer: 9 All nations whom thou hast made shall give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah. come and worship before thee, O LORD; and

9 Beliold, O God our shield, and look up. sliall glorify thy name. on the face of thine anointed.

10 For thou art great, and doest wondrous 10 For a day in thy courts is better than things: thou art God alone. I thousand : I had rather be a door-keeper 11 l'each me thy way, O LORD;I will walk ra the house of my God, than to dwell in ihe in thy truth: unite my heart to fear my ents of wickedness. 11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield; 12 I will praise thee, O LORD my God,

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with all my heart; and I will glorify thy, the grave? or ily faithfulness in destruction: name for evermore.

12 Shall thy wonders be known in the 13 For great is thy mercy toward me; and dark? and thy righteousness in the land of thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest forgetfulness? hell.

13 But unto thee bave I cried, O Lorn, 14 O God, the proud are risen against and in the morning shall my prayer prevent me, and the assemblies of violent men have thee. sought after my soul, and have not set thee 1+ LORI), why castest thou off iny soul? before them.

why hidest thou thy lace from me ? 15 But thou, O LORD, art a God full of 15 I am amicted and ready to die from compassion, and gracious; long-suffering, my youthi up: while I suffer thy terrors | and plenteous in mercy and truth.

am distracted. 160 turn unto me, and have mercy upon 16 Thy fierce wrath goeth over me ; tliy me: give thy strengtif unto thy servant, and terrors have cut ine off. save the son of thine bandmaid.

17 They came round about me daily like 17. Shew me a token for good; that they water; they compassed me about together. which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: 13 Lover and friend last thou puttar froin because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and me, anul mine acquaintance into darkness. comforted me.


Maschil of Ethan the Ezrahite. SAPsalm.C. song for live sons of Korahs. I OLE asing le mercies of the London

2 The Lord loveth the gates of Zion known thy faithfulness to all generations. more than all the dwellings Jacob.

2 For I have said, Mercy shall be built up 3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O for ever; thy faithfulness slialt thou establish city of God. Selan.

in the very heavens. 4 I will make n.ention of Rahab and Ba 3 I have made a covenant with my chosen, bylon to them that know me: belold Pbills-11 have sworn unto David my servant. tia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia ; this man was 4 Thy seed will I establish for ever, and born there,

build up thy thirone to all generations. Selah. 5 And of Zion it shall be said, This and 5 And the heavens shall praise thy wonthat man was born in her: and the Highest ders, O LORD); thy faithfuluess also in the himself shall establish her.

congregation ofike saints. 6 The LORD shall count, when he writeth 6°For who in the leaven can be compared up the people, that this man was born there. unto the LORD? who among the sons of the Selah.

mighty can be likened unto the Lord ? 7 As well the singers as the players on in God is greatly lo be seared in the assemstruments shall be there : all my springs are bly of the saints, and to be had in reverence in thee.

of all them that are about him. PSALM LXXXVIII.

8 O Lord God of hosts, who is a strong 1 A song or psalm for the sons of Korah, to Lorn like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness

the clief musician upon Mahalath Lean- round about tiiee?

noti, Maschuil of Heman the Ezrahite. 9 Thou rulest the raging of the sea; when 0 LORD God of my salvation, I have the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them cried day and niglii before thee.

10 Thou hast broken Raliai) in pieces, as 2 Let my prayer come before thee: incline one that is slain : thou last scaitered thine thine ear unto my cry;

enemies with thy strong arm. 3 For my soul is full of troubles, and my 11 The heavens are thine, the earth also as life draweti nigh unto the grave.

tline: us for the world, and the fulness 4 lam counted with them that go down into thereof, thou hast founded them. the pit : I am as a mau thut hath no strength. 12 Tlie north and the south thou last cre

5 Free among the dead, like the slain that ated them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no in tly name. more: and they are cut off from thy hand. 13 Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is Wis

6 Thou hasi laid me in the lowest pit, in hand, and high is thiy right hand. darkness, in the deeps.

14 Justice and judgment are the habilation 7 Thuy wrath lieth hard upon me, and thou of thy tlirone : mercy and truth shall go be. bast afflicted me with all thy waves. Selah. tore iliy face.

8 Thou hast put away mine acquaintance 13 Rlessed is the people that know the far from me; thou hast made me an abomi-oyli sound : Ceny shall ivalk, O Lord, in natiop unto them: I am shut up, and I can- the liglie of thy countenance. not come forth.

16 In thy name shall they rejoice all the 9 Mine eye mourneth by reason of a Mic- day: and in thy righteousness shall they be tion : Lord, I have called daily upon thee; exalted. I have stretched out my hands unto thee. 17 For thou art the glory of their strength;

10 Wilt thou shew wonders to the dead? and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted. shall the dead arise and praise thee? Selah. 18 For the LORD is our defence : and the

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