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8 Until I find out a place for the LORD, an. 7 He causet), the vapours to ascend frons bahiration for the mighty God of Jacob. the ends of the earth: he maketh lightnings

6 Lo, we heard of it at Ephratah; we found for the rain: be bringeth the wind out of his in the fields of the wood.

treasuries. 7 We will go into his tabernacles; we 8 Who smote the first-born of Egypt, both will worship at his footstool.

of man and beast. 8 Arise, O LORD, into thy rest; thou, and 9 Who sent tokens and wonders into the the ark of thy strength.

midst of thee, O Egypt, upon Pharaoli, and 9 Let thy priests be clothed with righteous- upon ah his servants. ness; and let thy saints shout for joy. 10 Who smote great nations, and slew

10' For thy servant David's sake turn not mighty kings ; away the face of thine anointed.

11 Sihon king of the Amorites, and Og 11 The Lord hath sworn in truth unto king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of David, he will not turn from it, or the fruit Canaan: of thy body will I set upon thy throne. 12 And gave their land for an heritage,

12 If thy children will keep my covenant, an heritage unto Israel his people. and my testimony that I shall ieach them,

13 Thy name,

O LORD, endureth for ever; their children shall also sit upon thy tlurone and thy memorial, O LORD, throughout ají for evermore.

generations. 13 For the Lord hath chosen Zion; he 14 For the Lord will judge his people, and hath desired it for his habitation.

he will

repent bimself concerning his servants. 14 This is my rest for ever : here will ] 15 The idols of the heathen are silver and dwell; for I have desired it.

gold, the work of men's lands. 15 ) will abundantly bless her provision ;/", 16 They have mouths, but they speak not; will satisfy her poor with bread. eyes have they, but they see not;

16 I will also clothe her priests with salva 17 They have ears, but they hear not; neition; and her saints shall shout aloud for joy: ther is there any breath in their mouths.

17 There will I make the horn of David 18 They that make them are like upto to bud: I have ordained a lamp for mine them: so is every one that trusteth in them anointed.

19 Bless the LORD), 0 house of Israel: bless 18 His enemies will I clothie with shame ; the Lord, 0 house of Aaron: but upon himself shall his crown flourish. 20 Bless the Lord, O house of Levi: ye PSALM CXXXIII.

that fear the Lord, bless the Lord. 1 A song of degrees of David. 21 Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which BEHOLD;dow.good and how pleasant it is dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the LokD

2. It is like the precious ointment upon the O GIVE thanks unto the LORD ; for he is head, that ran down upon the beard, even good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Aaron's beard; that went down to the skirts 20 give thanks unto the God of gods: for of his garments ;

his mercy endureth for ever. 3 As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew 30 give thanks to the LORD of lords : for that descended upon the mountains of Zion : his mercy endureth for ever. for there the LORD commanded the blessing, 4 To him who alone doeth great wonders : even life for evermore.

for his mercy enlureth for ever, PSALM CXXXIV.

5 To him thai by wisdom made the hea. 1 A song of degrees.

vens: for his mercy endureth for ever. EHOLD, bless ye the Lorn, all ye ser 6 To him that stretched out the earth above

vants of the LORD, which by night stand the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever. in the house of the LORD.

7 To him that made great lights: for his 2 Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, mercy endureth for ever. and bless the Lord.

8 The sun to rule by day: for liis merry 3 The Lord, that made heaven and earth, endureth for ever. bless thee out of Zion.

9 The moon and stars to rule by night PSALM CXXXV.

for his mercy endureth for ever. PRAISE dhe Loru. Praise ye the 10 To him that smote Egypt in their firsi

name of the Lorn); praise him, 0 ye born: for his mercy endureth for ever: servants of the Lord.

11 And brought out Israel from anong ? Ye that stand in the liouse of the LORD, them: (or bis mercy endureth for ever: in the courts of the house of our God,

12 With a strong hand, and with a stretch3 Praise the LORD; for the Lord is good : ed-out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever. sing praises anto his pame; for it is pleasant. 13 To him which divided the Red sea inte

For the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto parts: for his mercy endureth for ever : limself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure. 14 And made Israel to pass tlırough the

5 For I know that the LORD is great, and midst of it: for his mercy endureth for ever : that our LORD is above all gods.

15 But overthrew Pharaoh and his host in 6 Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did the Red sea : for his mercy endureth for ever. he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and 16 To him which led his people through thic all deep places.

I wilderness : for his inercv endureth for ever:

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17 To him which smule great kings: for, 8 The LORD will perfect that which cinto his mercy enduretn for ever :

cerneth me : thy mercy, O Lord, endure th mauroth for ever :

hands. 19 Suon king of the Amorites: for his

PSALM CXXXIX. mercy endureth for ever :

1 To the chief musician, A psalm of David 20 And Og the king of Baslian: for his

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LORD, thou hast searched nie, and mercy endureth for ever:

known me. 21 And gave their land for a.. beritage : 2 Thou knowest my down-sitting and or his mercy endureth for ever :

mine up-rising; thou understandese my 22 Even an heritage unto Israel his ser- thought afar off. vant: for his mercy endureth for ever, 3 Thou compassest my path, and my lying

23 Who remembered us in our low estate : down, and art acquainted with all my ways. for his mercy endureth for ever :

4 For there is not a word in my tongue. 24. And hath redeemed us from our ene- but, lo, O LORD, thou k nowest it altogether, mies: for his mercy endureth for ever. 5 Thou last hesrt me beliind and before,

25 Who givetli food to all flesh: for his and laid thine land upon me. niercy endurely for ever.

6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for 260 give thanks unto the God of heaven: me; it is high, I cannot attain into it. for bis mercy endureth for ever.

7 Whither shall I go from thy Spirit ? or PSALM CXXXVII.

whither shall I fee from thy presence ? the rivers of Babylon, there we sat 8 If I ascend up into hearen, thou art

, in

bered Zion.

art there. 2 We hanged our harps upon the willows 9 If I take the wings of the morning, ana in the midst thereof.

dwell in the utternrost parts of the sea ; 3 For there they that carried us away cap 10 Even there shali iy liand lead me, and jve required of us a song; and they that thy right hand shall hold me. wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing u if i say, Surely the darkness shall cover is one of the songs of Zion.

me; even the night shall be light about me. 4 How shall we sing the Lord's song in a 12 Yea, the darkness bideth not from thee; trange land ?

but the night shineth as the day: the dark6 If I get thee, Jerusllem, let my ness and the light are both alike to thes. ight hand forget her canning

13 For thou hast possessed my reins: thou 6 If I do not remember thes, let my tongue hast covered me in my mother's womb. :leave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer 14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully 101 Jerusalem above my chief joy. und wonderfully made: marvellous are thiy 7 Remember, O LORD, the children of works; and thai my soul knoweth right well

. Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, 15 My substance was not hid from thee, hase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof. when I was made in secret, and curiously

8 0'daughter of Babylon, who art to be wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. lestroyed; happy shall he be that re:vardeth 16 Thine eyes did see my substance, yetde. diee as thou hast served us.

ing unperfect; and in thy book all mij mer 9 Happy shall he be that taketh and dash- bers were writien, uchich in continuance were ell. thy hile ones against the stones. fashioned, when as yet there was none of PSALM CXXXVIII.

them. A psalm of David.

17 How precious also are thy thoughts un. WILL praise thee with my whole heart; to me, O God! how great is the sum orthein : before the gods will I sing praise unto thee. 18 If I should count them, they are more

2 I will worship toward thy holy temple, in number than the sand: when I awake, and praise thy name for thy loving-kindness, am still with thee. and for tly truth: for thou hast magnified. 19 Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God; iliy word above all thy name.

depart from me therefore, ye bloody'unen. 3 In the day when I cried thou answeredst 20 For they speak against thee wickedly, me, and strengthenedst me with strength in and thine enemies take thy name in vain.

21 Do nol I hate them, O Lort), thailiale * All the kings of the earth shall praise tliee ? and am not I grieved with those that thee, O LORD, when they hear the words of rise up against thee? thy month.

22 t hate them with perfect hatred; I court 5 Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the them mine enemies. Lord: for great is the glory of the Lord. 23 Search me, O God, and know ng

fi Thougly the Lord be high, yet hath he heart; try me, and know my thoughts ; respect unto the lowly: but the proud he 24 And see if there be uny wicked way ia knoweth asar oft.

me, and lead me in the way everlasting. 7. Though I walk in the midst of trouble,

PSALM CXL. thou wilt revive ine; thou shalt stretch forth I To the chief musician, A psalm of David. thine hand against the wrath of mine ene

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2 Which imagine mischiess in their heart:

PSALM CXLII. continually are they gathered together for Mascliil of David; A prayer when he wa war.

in the cave. 3 They have sharpened their tongues like I CRIED unto the Lord with any voice: a : Selah.

my supplication. 4 Keep me, O Lord, from the hands of the 21 poured out my comp 'aint before hiin; wicked; preserve me from the violent man, I shewed before him my trouble. who have purposed to overthrow my goings. 3 When my spririt was overwhelmed with

5 The proud bave hid a spare for me, and in ne, then il.vu knewest iny pathi: in the 'ords: they have spread a net by the way- way wherein I walked have they privily laid side : they have set gins for me. Selalı. a snare for me.

6 I said unto the Lord, Thou art my God: 4 I looked on my right land, and behold, near the voice of my supplications, OʻLORD. but there was no man inat would know ine:

70 God the Lord, the strength of my refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul salvation ; thou hast covered my liead in the 5 1 cried unto thee, O LORD: I said. Tling day of battle.

art my refuge au my portion in the land of Ś Grant not, O Lord, the desires of the the living. wicked; further not his wicked device, lest 6 Attend unto my cry ; for I am brought they exall themselves. Selah.

very low: deliver me from my persecutors; 9 As for the head of those that compass for they are stronger than I. me about, let the mischief of their own lips 7 Bring my soul out of prison, that I may cover them.

praise thy name: the righteous shall compass 10 Let burning coals fall upon them: let me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully them be cast into the fire: into deep pils, tal with me. they rise not up again.

PSALM CXLIII. í Let not an evil speaker be established

I A psalm of David. in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man EAR my prayer, O LORD, give ear to do overthrow him.

my supplications: in thy faithfulness an121 know that the LORD will maintain the swer me, und in thy righteousness. cause of the amicted, and the right of the 2 And enter noi into judgment with thiy poor.

servant; for in thy siglu shall no man living. 13 Surely the righteous shall give thanks be justified.", onto thy name; the upright shall dwell in 3 For the enemy hath persecuted my soul thy presence.

he hath smitten

my lite down to me ground PSALM CXLI.

he hath made me to dwell in darkness, ad 1 A psalm of David.

those that liave been long dead. L ORD, I cry unto thee: make haste unto 4 Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed with

me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry in me; my heart williin me is desolate.. unto thee.

5 I remember the days of old ; I melitate ? Let my prayer he set forth before thee on all thy works ; I muse on the work of thy as incense, und tlie listing up of my hands as hands. the evening sacrifice.

6 stretch forti my hands unto thee: my 3 Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth; soul thirsieth after thee, as a thirsty land. keep the door of my lips.

Selah. 4'Incline not my heart to any evil thing, lo 7 Hear me speedily, O LORD; my spirit practise wicked works with men that work faileth : lide not thy lace from me, lést I he iniquity; and let me not eat of their dain-like unto them that go down into the pit. ies:

8 Cause me to hear thy loving-kindness in 5 Let the righteous smite me, it shall be a the morning ; for in thee do I truse: cause me kindness; and let him reprove ine, i! shall be to know the way wherein I should walk; for an excellent oil, which shall not break my lift up my soul unto thee. head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their 9 Deliver me, O Lord, from mine enecalamitics.

mies : I flee unto thee to liide me. 6 When their judges are overthrown in 10 Teach me to do they will; for thou art stany places, they shall hear my words: for my God : thy Spirit is good ; lead me into they are sweet.

the land of uprigbeness. * Our bones are scattered at the grave's 11 Quicken me, O Lord, for thy name's moulli, as when one cuiteth and cleaveth sake: for thy rigliteousness' sake bring my wood upon the earth.

soul out of trouble. 8 Bui mine eyes are unto thee, O God the 12 And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, LORD: in thee is my trust; leave not my soul and destroy all them that afflict my soul: [ destitute.

I am thy servant. 9 Keep me from the snares which they

PSALM CXLIV. have laid for me, and the gins of the workers

1 A psalm of David. of iniquity. 10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets,

LESSED be the LORD my strength, BE

which leacheth ny liands lo war, and my

2 My goodness, and my fortress; my liig!!! 12 To make known to the sons of men his E!! lower, and my deliverer, my shield, and he mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his

in whom I trust; who subdueth my people kingdom. under me.

13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, 3 Lorn, what is man, that thou takest and thy' dominion endureth throughout all geknowledge of him! or the son of man, that nerations. thou makest account of him!

14 The Lori) upholdeth all that fail, and 4 Man is like to vanity: his days are as a raiseth up all those thut be bowed down. shadow that passeth away.

15 The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou 5 Bow thy heavens, O Lord, and come givest them their meat in due season. down : touch the mountains, and they shall 16 Thou openest thine band, and satisfiest smoke.

the desire of every living thing. 6 Cast forth lightning, and scatter them : 17 The Lord is righteous in all his ways, sloot out thine arrows, and destroy them. and holy in all his works.

7 Send thine hand from above; rid me, and 18 The Lord is nigh unto all them that deliver me out of great waters, from the hand call upon bim,to all that call upon him in truth. of strange children;

19 He will fulfil the desire of them that 8 Whose mouth speaketh vanity; and their fear him : he also will hear their cry, and right hand is a right hand of falsehood. will save them.

9 I will sing a new song into thee, O God: 20 The Lord preserveth all them that love upon a psaltery, and an instrument of len him: but all the wicked will he destroy. strings, will I sing praises unto thee.

21. My mouth shall speak the praise of the 10 It is he that giveth salvation unto kings : LORD: and let all flesh bless his boly name who delivereth David his servant from the for ever and ever. hurtful sword.

PSALM CXLVI. istra idement and delivers eme forum speakers PRAISE set the Lord. Praise the LORD vanity, and their right hand is a right band 2 While I live will I praise the LORD : 1 of falsehood :

will sing praises unto my God while I have 12 That our sons may be as plants grown any being. up in their youth; that our daughters may be 3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the as corner-stones, polished after the similitude son of man, in whom there is no help. of a palace;

4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to 113 That our garners may be full, affording his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish

all manner of store; that our sheep may 5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob bring forth thousands and ten thousands in for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his our streets;

God; 14 That our oxen may be strong to labour; 6 Which made heaven and earth, the sea, that there be no breaking in, nor going out; and all that therein is ; which keepeth truth that there be no complaining in our streets. for ever;

15 Happy is that people that is in such a 7 Which executeth judgment for the opcase ; yed, happy is thul people whose God pressed ; which giveth food to the hungry is the LORD.

The Lory looseth the prisoners :
PSALM CXLV.

8 The LORD openetli the eyes of the blind ? David's psalm of praise. the Lord) raiseth them that are bowed down I the Lamb Lloret peberig liteous,

| will bloss thy name for ever and ever. 9 The LORD preserveth the strangers ; le 2. Every day will I bless thee; and I will relieveth the fatherless and widow: buí the prai.ethiy name for ever and ever. way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

3 Grear is the LORD, and greatly to be 1o The Lord shall reign for ever, even thy praised; anil bis greatness is unsearchable. God, o Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye

4 One generation shall praise thy works 10 the LORD. another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.

PSALM CXLVII. 5. will speak of the glorious works of tlıy PB

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sing praises unto our God; for it is plea And men shall speak of the might of thy sant ; and praise is comely. terrible acts; and I will declare thy greatness. The Lord doth build up Jerusalem : he

7 They shall abundantly utter ihe memory gathereth together the outcasts of Israel. ol thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy 3 He healeth the broken in heart, and righteousness.

bindeth up their wounds. 8 The Lord is gracious, and full of com 4 He telleth the number of the stars; bu passion ; slow to anger, and of great mercy. calieth them all by their names.

9 The Lurd is good to all; and his lender 5 Great is our LORD, and of great power mercies are over all his works.

his understanding is infinite. 10 All thy works shall praise thee, O LORD'; 6 The Lord lifleth up the meek : he cast and thy saints shall bless thee.

lelh die wicked down to the grourd. 11 They shall speak of the gry of the 7 Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving kingdom, and talk of thy power ; siog praise upon the harp unto our God;

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8 Who covereth the heaven with clouds, 10 Beasts, and all cattle ; creeping things. who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh and Aying lowl : grass to grow upon the mountains.

11 Kings of the earth, and all people 9 He giveth io the beast his food, and to princes, and all judges of the earth : the young ravens which cry.

12 Both young men and maidens; old men 10 He delighteth no: in the strength of and children : the horse : be taketh not pleasure in the legs 13. Let them praise the name of the Lord: of a inan.

for his name alone is excellent; his glory is 11 The Lord taketh pleasure in them that above the earth and heaven. lear him, in those that hope in his mercy.. 14 He also exalteth the horn of his people,

12 Praise the LORD, O'Jerusalem; praise the praise of all his saints ; even of the chilthy God, o Zion :

dren of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise 13 For he hath strengthened the bars of ye the Lord. thy gates; he hath blessed thy children with

PSALM CXLIX. in thee. 14. He maketh peace in thy homders, and PRAISE ye the Lord. Sing untothe Lord

a new song, and his praise in the congrefilleth thee with the finest of the wheat. gation of saints.

15 He sendeth forth his commandment up 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made liim, on earth: his word runneth very swiftly, let the children of Zion be joyful in their

16 He giveth snow like wool : he scattereth King: the hoar-frost like ashes.

3 Let them praise bis name in 1:e dance ; 17 He casteth forth his ice like morsels : let them sing praises unto him with the tim who can stand before his cold ?

brel and harp. 18 He sendeth out his word, and melteth 4 For the Lord taketh pleasure in his them: he causeth lis wind to blow, and the people : he will beautify the meek with sal walers flow.

19 He sheweth liis word unto Jacob, his 5 Let the saints be joysul in glory: let them statutes and his judgments unto Israel. sing aloud upon their beds.

20 He hath not dealt so with any nation : 6 Let the ligh praises of God be in the:r and as for his judgments, they have not mouth; and a two-edged sword in their hand; known them. Praise ye the Lord.

7 To execute vengeance upon the lieathen. PSALM CXLVUI.

and punishments upon the people, PRAISE ye the Lord. Praise ye the 8 Tobind their kings with diains, and their

Lord from the heavens : praise him in nobles withi felters ct iron; the heights.

9 To execute upon them the judgment 2 Praise ye him, all his angels : praise ye written : this honour have all his saints him, all his hosts.

Praise ye the Lorn. 3 Praise ye him, sun and moon : praise

PSALM CL. him, all ye siars of light.

sanctuary: praise him in the ye waters that be above the heavens.

of his power 5 Let them praise the name of the LORD: 2 Praise him for his mighty acis : preis for he commanded, and they were created. him according to liis cxcellent greatness.

6 He hath also stablished them for ever 3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet and cver: he hath made a decree which shall praise him with the psaltery and harp: not pass.

4 Praise bim with the timbrel and dance 7 Praise the Lord from the earth, ye dra- praise him willi stringed instruments and or gons, and all deeps :

gans. 8 Fire and hail, snow and vapour; stor 5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals: prais my wind fulfilling his word :

him upon the ligh-sounding cymbals. 9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, 6 Let every thing that liath breath prais and all cedars:

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| The PROVERBS. CHAP. I.

Ipretation ; the words of the wise, and the THE VHE Proverbs of Solomon the son of Da- dark sayings. vid, king of Israel;.

71 The fear of tlie Lonu is the beginning 2 To know wisdom and instruction ; to of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and perceive the words of understanding ;. instruction.

3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, 8 My son, hear the instruction of the justice, and judgment, and equity; father, and forsake not the law of thy mo.

4 To give subtilty to the simple, 10 the ther: young man knowledge and discretion. 9 For they shall be an ornament of grace

5 A wise man will hear, and will increase who thy head, and chains about thy neck. learning ; and a man of understanding shallll 101 My son, if sinners entice thee, consent attain unte wise counsels ;

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