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

6 Lo, we heard of ii at Ephratah; we found for the rain : he bringeth the wind out of his it 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 ai 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 Pharaoh, and 9 Let thy priests be clothed with righteous- upon all his servants. ness; and lei thy saints shout for joy. 10 Who sinote great nations, and slew

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

ii Sihonking of the Amorites, and Og 11 The Lord hath sworn in truth unto king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of · David, he will nou 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 teach them, 13 Thy name, O LORD, enulureth for ever; their children shall also sit upon thy throne and thy memorial, O Lord, throughout all for evermore.

generations. 13 For the Lord bath chosen Zion; hel. 14 For the LORD will judge his people, and hath desired it for his babitation.

he will repent bimself concerning his servants. 14 Thris is iny rest for ever : liere will ] 15 Tlie idols of the heathen are silver and dwell; for I have desired it.

gold, the work of men's hands. 15 1 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 breathi in their mouths.

17 There will I make the horn of David 18 They that make them are like unto 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 clothe with shame ; the Lorn, O house of Aaron: but upon himself shall bis crown Aourish. 20 Bless the Lord, 0 house of Levi: ye PSALM CXXXIII.

that fear the Lori), bless the LORD. 1 A song of degrees of David. 21 Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which EHOLD,how good and now pleasant il is dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the Lord

PSALM CXXXVI. 2. ll is like the precious ointment upon the O GIVE banks unto the LORD ; for he is , that

good : for his mercy endureth 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 : ven life for evermore.

for his mercy enlureth for ever. PSALM CXXXIV.

5 To hin that by wisdom made the hea1 A song of degrees.

vens: for his mercy endureth for ever. EHOLD, bless ye the Lori), all ye ser- 6 To him that stretched out the earth above in the house of the LORD.

7 To him that made great lighis: 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 bis

mercy 3 The Lord, that made heaven and earth, end ureth for ever. bless thee out of Zion.

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

for his mercy endureth for ever. PRAISERS. LOR! Praise ye the 10 To him that smote Egypt in their firsi

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

11 And brouglii oui Israel from anong ? Ye that stand in the liouse of the Lord, them: for his mercy endureth for ever : in the courts of the house of our God, 1:2 With a strong hand, and with a stretch

3 Praise the Lord; for the Lord is good : ed-out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever. sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant. 13 To him which divided the Red sea into

4 For the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto parts: for his mercy endurelh for ever : himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure. 14 And made Israel to pass through 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 liost in 6 Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did the Red sea : for luis mercy endureth for ever. he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and 16 To him which led his people through the alt deep places.

wilderness : for his inercv endureth for ever:

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17 To him which smole great kings: for, 8 The LORD will perfect that which cite his mercy endureth for ever :

cerneth me: thy mercy, 0 LORI), endure th 18 And slew famous kings: for his mercy for ever : forsake not the works of thine owu maurth for ever :

bands. 19 Swon king of the Amorites: for his

PSALM CXXXIX. mercrendureth for ever :

( To the chief musician, A psalm of David 20 And Og the king of Baslian : for his O LORD), thou hast searched nie, and for :

known me. 21 And gave their land for a.. heritage : 2 Thou knowest my donn-sitting and or his inercy endureth for ever :

mine up-rising; thou understandest my 22 Even an heritage unto Israel his ser- thought afar off. vant: for bis 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 wavs. for his mercy endureth for ever :

4 For there is not a word in my tongue. 94 And liathi redeemed us from our ene- but, lo, O LORD, thou knowest it altogether, mies: for his mercy endureth for ever. 5 Thou last beset me behind and before,

25 Who givetli Tood to all flesh: for his and Jaid thine hond upon me. niercy endureti 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.

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

whither shall I Nee from thy presence ? BY

the rivers of Babylon, there we sat 8 If I ascend up into learen, thou art

down; yea, we wept, when we remem- there; if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou 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 uttermost parts of the sea; 3 For there they that carried us an ay cap

10 Even there shali Uy land lead me, and ive required of us a song; and they that thy right hand shall hold me. wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing '11 li 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 inlogget thee, Jerusflem, let myness and the light are bothn alike to thed. ight liang Sorget her chnning

13 For thou hast possessed my reins: thou 6 If I do not remember that, 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. and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy

7 Remember, O Lord, the children of works; and that my soul knoweth right weli. Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, 15 My substance was not hid from thee, hase il, rase il, even to the foundation thereof. when I was made in speret, and curiously

8 U daughter of Babylon, who art to be wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. lestroyed; Tiappy shull he be thai re:vardeth 16 Thine eyes did see my substance, yetbe. dee as thou hast served us.

ing unperteci; and in thy book all my mem. 9 Happy shall he be that taketh and dash-bers were written, uchich in continuance were all thy little ones against the stones. fashioned, when as yet there was none of PSALM CXXXVIII.

them. 1. psalm of David.

17 Ilow precious also are thy thonglies in. WILL praise thee with my whole heart, to me, O God! how great is the sum of thein:

19 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 ty irut: for thou hast magnified 19 Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God; thy word above all thy name.

depart from me therefore, ye bloody'men. 3 In the day when I cried thou answeredse 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 Lord, thai baie * All the kings of the earth shall praise thee? and am not I grieved with those that thev, () 1.0, when they hear the words of rise up against thee? thy mouth.

22 l baie them with perfect liatred; 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 my

ti Though the Lord be higli, yet hath he heart; try me, and know any thoughits ; respect unto the lowly : but the proud he 24 And see if there be uny wicked way ia knoweth asar ol!

me, and lead me in the way everlasting: 7 l hongli I walk in the midst of trouble,

PSALM CXL. Thou will revive ine; thou shalt stretch forth 1 To the chief musician, A psalm of David. thine hand against the wrath of mine ene

máu dies, and thy rigiit hand sha' save me.

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2 Which imagine mischiess n. their heart :

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

in the cave. They have sharpened their tongues like I with my voice unto the Lord did I make

CRIED the a serpeni : adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.

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

The proud lave hid a spare for me, and in one, then ilivu knewest iny path: 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 undo the Lord, Thou art my God: 4 I looked on my right land, and belold, near the voice of my supplications, O Lord. but there aras no man inat would know sne:

70 God the Lord, the strength of my refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul. salvation ; thou hast covered my head in thie 51 cried unto thee, O Lord: I said, Thou day of battle,

art my refuge and my portion in the land of & Grant not, O Lord, the desires of the the living. wicked; further not liis wicked device, lest 6 Allend unto my cry ; for I am brought they exalt 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 aboui, let the mischief of their own lips 7 Bring my soul out of prison, that I may cover them.

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

PSALM CXLIII. 1 Let not an evil speaker be established

1 A psalm of David. in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man H:

EAR my prayer, O LORD, give ear to do overthrow him.

my supplications: in thy faithfulness an12) know that the LORD will maintain the swer me, und in thy righteousness. cause of the afflicted, and the right of the 2 And enter noi into judgment with thy poor,

servant; for in thy siglie 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 smittel my lite down to me ground PSALM CXLI.

be hath made me to dwell in darkness, as TA psalm of David.

those that have been loug aead. LORD, I cry unto turce; make laste unto

4 Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed with. me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry in me; my heart within me is desolate.. unto thee.

5 1 reinember the days of old ; I mejilate ? Let my prayer le set forth before thee on all thy works ; I muse on the work of thy as incense, und the listing up of my hands as lands. the evening sacrifice.

6 I stretch forti my hands unto thee: my 3 Set a watch, 0 LORD, before my mouth ; soul thirsieth after thee, as a thirsty lard. keep the door of my lips.

Selah. 4'Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to 7 Hear me speedily, O Lord; my spirii practise wicked works with men that work faileth : bide not ılıy lace from me, lest I ha 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 trust: cause me kindness; and let him reprove me, i! shall be 10 know the way wherein I should walk; for an excellent oil, which shall not break my bill up my soul unto thee. head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their 9 Deliver me, I LORI), from mine enecalamities.

mies : 1 flee unto thee to bide me. 6 When their judges are overthrown in 10 Teach me to do thy will; for thou art sony places, they shall hear my words: for my God : thy Spirit is good ; lead me into they are sweet.

the land of uprightness. * Our bones are scattered at the grave's 11 Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's moulli, as when one cuiteth and cleavet 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 afllict my soul: for destitute.

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

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

! A psalm of David. of iniquity:

10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, which teacheth ny lands to war, and my while that I withial escape.

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PSALMS. 2 My goodness, and my fortress ; my liig! 12 To make known to the sons of men his 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 nian, that thou lakest and thy dominion endurelh throughout all gekrowledge of him! or the son of

man,

that nerations. thou makest account of him!

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

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

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

7 Send thine hand from above; rid me, and 15 The Lord is nigh unto all them that deliver me out of great waters, from the hand call upon him,to all that call upon him in truth. ef strange children;

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

9 I will sing a new song unto thee, O God: 20 The LORD preserveth all them that love upon a psallery, and an instrument of ten him: but all the wicked will he destroy. strings, will I sing, praises onto thee. 21. My mouth shall speak the praise of the

10°Il is he that giveth salvation unto kings : LORD: and let all Aesh bless his holy name who delivereth David his servant from the for ever and ever. hurtful sword.

PSALM CXLVI. sur Riderohi jaren delivereme from the dicend PRAISE we the Lord. Praise the LORD of strange , whose mouth speaketh

O my soul. vanity, and their right hand is a right land 2 While I live will I praise the LORD : 1 of falsehood:

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

4 His breath goethi forth, he returneth to 13 That our garners may be sull, affording his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish all manner of store ; thut our sheep may 5 Happy is he that halh the God of Jacob bring forth thousands and ten thousands in for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his our streels;

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 truthi that there be no complaining in our streets.

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

The Lorv looseih the prisoners :
PSALM CXLV.

8 The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind
! David's psalm of praise. the Lord raisetli them that are bowed down
I Liehet Lloret probeerigelitcomes

will bless thy name for ever and ever. 9 The Lord preserveth the strangers ; le

Every day will I bless thee; and I will relieveth the fatherless and widow : bui the prai.e thiy name for ever and ever. way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

3 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be to The Lord shall reign for ever, eren thy praised; and his greatness is unsearchable. God, o Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye

4 One generation shall praise thy works to the Lord.
another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.

PSALM CXLVII.
5 I will speak of the glorious bonnur of thy PRAISE, xestle LORTOOSI LO is good to
, works.

sing praises unto our God; for it is
8 Ard men shall speak of the might of thy sant; and praise is comely.
terrible acts; and I will declare thy greatness. 2 The Lord doth build up Jerusalem : ho

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

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

9 The Lurd is good to all; and his tender 6 Great is our Lord, and of great power
mercies are over all his works.

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

lelh the wicked down to the grourd.
11 They shall speak of the gry of time 7 Sing unto the Lord wiih thanksgiving
kingdom, and talk or thy power ; sog praise upon tie 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 flying lowl : grass to grow upon the mountains.

11 Kings of the earth, and all peuple 9 He giveth io the beast bis food, and to princes, and all judges or ibe earth : the young ravens which cry.

12 Both young men and maidens; old me: 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 as 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 Ins people,

12 Praise the LORD, O`Jerusalem; praise the praise of all his saints ; even of the chil. thy 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 children with

PSALM CXLIX. in thee. 14. He maketh peace in thy bowlers, and PRAISE yethe Lord. Sing unto the Lord

a new song, and his praise in the congre. filleth thee wish the finest of the wbeat. gation of saints.

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

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

3 Let them praise his name in the dance : 17 He casteth forth bis 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 : be causeti his wind to blow, and the people : he will beautify the meck with sal Waters flow.

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

20 He liath not dealt so with any nation : 6 Let the high praises of God be in the 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 heathen. PSALM CXLVII.

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

LORD from the heavens : praise him in nobles willi fellers et iron; the heights.

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

Praise

ye

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

PSALM CL. him, all ye stars of light.

God in 4 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and sanctuary: praise him in the firmameyr 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 : preist for le 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 ever, he liath made a decree which shall praise him with the psaltery and harp: not pass.

4. Praise him with the timbrel and dance 7 'Praise the Lord from the earth, ye dra-praise him with 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 high-sounding cymbals. 9 Mountains, and all hills ; fruitful trees, 6 Let every thing that hati breatio prais and all cedars:

the Lord. Praise ye the LORD).

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| The PROVERBS. CHAP. I.

Ipretation; the words of the wisc, and theil THE Proverbs of Solomon the son of Da- dark sayings.

71 The fear of the LORD is the beginning To know wisdom and instruction ; lolof 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 this justice, and judgment, and equity; father, and forsake not the law of thy ma

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

5 Å wise man wiil lear, and will increase dhio thy head, and chains about thy neck. learning ; and a man of understanding shall 120 My son, if sinners entice thee, consent attain unte wise counsels ;

ou not.

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