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me understanding, that I may ! 8 Mine eyes gush out with know thy testimonies. water ; because men keep not

6 It is time for thee, Lord, thy law. to lay to thine hand; for they have destroyed thy D Ighteous art thou, O law.

Lord, and true is thy 7 For I love thy command. I judgment. ments above gold and pre. 2 The testimonies that cious stone.

thou hast commanded, are ex8 Therefore hold I straight ceeding righteous and true, all thy commandments, and 3 My zeal hath even conall false ways I utterly ab- sumed me; because mine enehor.

mies have forgotten thy words.

4 Thy word is tried to the T H Y testimonies are uttermoft, and thy fervant

I wonderful; therefore loveth it. doth my soul keep them. 5 I am small, and of no

2 When thy word goeth reputation ; yet do I not forforth, it giveth light and get thy commandments." understanding unto the fim- 6 Thy righteousness is an ple.

everlasting righteousness,' and . 3 I opened niy mouth, and thy law is the truth. drew in my breath ; for my! 7 Trouble and heaviness delight was in thy comınand have taken hold upon me ; ments.

yet is my delight in thy 4 O look thou upon me, commandments. and be merciful unto me, as 8 The righteousness of thy thou useft to do unto those testimonies is everlasting ; O that love thy Name. . grant me understanding, and

5 Order my steps in thy I shall live. word, and so shall no wickedness have dominion over T Call with my whole heart; me,

I hear me, O Lord, I will 60 deliver me from the keep thy statutes. wrongful dealings of men, 2 Yea, even unto thee dro and so shall I keep thy com- I call; help me, and I thall mandments,

keep thy testimonies. 7 Shew the light of thy 3 Early in the morning do countenance upon thy servant, I cry unto thee; for in thy and teach me thy statuteș. Tword is my trust.

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4 Mine eyes prevent the 8 Thy word is true from e. night watches, that I might verlasting; all the judgments be occupied in thy words. of thy righteousness endure

5 Hear my voice, O Lord, for evermore. according unto thy lovingkindness; quicken me accord- D Rinces have persecuted ing as thou art wont.

I me without a caufe ; but 6 They draw nigh that of my heart standeth in awe of malice persecute me, and are thy word. far from thy law.

2 I am as glad of thy word, 9 Be thou nigh at hand, O as one that findeth great spoils. Lord; for all thy command- 3 As for lies, I hate and ab. ments are true.

hor them; but thy law do I love. 8 As concerning thy testi- 4 Seven times a day do I monies, I have known long praise thee; because of thy since, that thou hast ground-righteous judgments. ed them for ever.

5 Great is the peace that

they have who love thy law, Consider mine adverfi. and they are not offended at it.

ty, and deliver me; for 6 Lord, I have looked for I do not forget thy law. thy saving health, and done

2 Avenge thou my cause, after thy commandments. and deliver me ; quicken 7 My soul hath kept thy me according to thy word. teftimonies, and loved them

3 Health is far from the exceedingly. ungodly; for they regard not 8 I have kept thy comthy statutes.

mandments and testimonies; 4 Great is thy mercy,OLord; for all my ways are before quicken me as thou art wont. thee.

5 Many are they that trouble me, and persecute me; yet I ET my complaint come do I not swerve from thy tefti- in before thee, O Lord ; monies.

give me understanding ac6 It grieveth me when I see cording to thy word. the transgressors; because they l 2 Let my supplication come keep not thy law.

before thee; deliver me aci Consider, O Lord, how cording to thy word. I love thy commandments; O 3 My lips fhall speak of quicken me according to thy thy praise, when thou hast loving-kindness.

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4 Yea, my tongue shall sing of, they make them ready to of thy word; for all thy com- battle. mandments are righteous. L P S ALM :121.

5 Let thine hand help me; I Will lift up mine eyes unto for I have chosen thy com 11 the hills, from whence mandments.

cometh my help. 6 I have longed for thy fav. 2 My help cometh even ing health, O Lord, and in from the Lord, who hath thy law is my delight. made heaven and earth.

70 let my foul live, and it 3 He will not suffer thy foot shall praise thee, and thy to be moved, and he that judgments shall help me. keepeth thee will not sleep.

8 I have gone astray like a 4 Behold, he that keepeth Theep that is loft ; O seek thy Israel, shall neither number servant, for I do not forget nor sleep. thy commandments.

5 The Lord himself is thy

keeper; the Lord is thy de. PSALM 120.. fence upon thy right hand;

16 So that the fun shall not II Hen I was in trouble, burn thee by day, neither the

V I called upon the Lord, moon by night. and he heard me.

7 The Lord shall preserve 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, thee from all evil; yea, it is from lying lips, and from a even he that shall keep thy deceitful congue. - soul.

3 What reward shall be giv- 8 The Lord shall preserve en or done unto thee, thou thy going out and thy coming false tongue ? even mighty in, from this time forth for and sharp arrows, with hot evermore. burning coals. .

PSALM 122. 4 Wo is me, chat I am I Was glad when they said constrained to dwell with Me-1 unto me, We will go into fech, and to have my habita- the house of the Lord. tion among the tents of Ke 2 Our feet shall Itand in thy dar!

gates, o Jerusalem. 5 My soul hath long dwelt 3 Jerusalem is built as a among them that are enemies city, that is ac unity in itself.

4. For thither the tribes go 6 l labour for peace, but up, even the tribes of the Lord, when I speak unto them there to testify unto Israel, to give

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thanks unto the Name of the Israel say, if the Lord himself Lord.

had not been on our side, when 5 For there is the seat of men rose up against us, 15 judgment; even the seat of 1 2 They had swallowed us . the house of David.

up quick, when they were fo PL 60 pray for the peace of wrathfully displeased at us. Jerusalem ; they shall prosper 3 Yea the waters had that love thee.

drowned us, and the stream 7 Peace be within thy walls, had gone over our soul. and plenteousness within thy 4 The deep waters of the palaces.

proud had gone even over 8. For my brethren and our soul. companions sakes, I will with 5 But praised be the Lord, pin, thee prosperity.

who hath not given us over for 9 Yea, because of the house a prey unto their teeth. 1? of the Lord our God, I will 1 6 Our soul is escaped even seek to do thee good.

as a bird out of the snare of pins PSALM 123.

the fowler; the snare is bro- 3 TT Nto thee lift I up mine

ken, and we are delivered. Fe

1 7 Our help standeth in the phone y eyes; 0 thou that

Name of the Lord, who hath 4 dwellest in the heavens.

made heaven and earth. 2 Behold, even as the eyes of servants look unto the hard PSALM 125. of their maiters, and as the

T Hey that put their trust Lor eyes of a maiden urto the hand

I in the Lord, shall be lo of her mistress, even so our eyes wait upon the Lord our

ven as the mount Sion, which God, until he have mercy

may not be removed, but

standeth fast for ever. upon us.

2 The hills stand about Je. 3 Have mercy upon us, o

rusalem, even so standeth the Lord, have mercy upon us;

Lord round about his people, for we are utterly despised.

from this time forth for ever4 Our foul is filled with the scornful reproof of the

more, wealthy, and with the despite

3 For the rod of the un. fulness of the proud.

godly cometh not into the lot

of the righteous, leit the righPSA L M 124.

teous put their hand unto TF the Lord himself had not wickedness. I been on our fide, now may 4 Do well, O Lord, unto

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· those that are good and true 3 It is but lost labour that of heart.

ye haste to rise up early, and 5 As for such as turn back so late take rest, and eat the unto their own wickedness, bread of carefulness; for so he the Lord shall lead them forth I giveth his beloved sleep. with the evil-doers, but peace 4 Lo, children and the fruit shall be upon Israel.

of the womb, are an heritage

and gift that cometh of the PSALM 126. Lord.

5 Like as the arrows in the UIT Hen the Lord turned hand of the giant; even so are

I again the captivity of the young children. · Sion, then were we like unto 6 Happy is the man that them that dream.

hath his quiver full of them; 2 Then was our mouth fill they shall not be ashamed when ed with laughter, and our they speak with their enemies tongue with joy.

in the gate. 3 Then said they among

PSALM 128. the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them. Leffed are all they that

4 Yea, the Lord hath done ID fear the Lord, and walk great things for us already; in his ways. whereof we rejoice.

2 For thou shalt eat the la5 Turn our captivity, olbours of thine hands; O well is Lord, as the rivers in the south. thee, and happy shalt thou be.

6 They that sow in tears, 3 Thy wife shall be as the shall reap in joy.

fruitful vine upon the walls 7 He that now goeth on of thine house. his way weeping, and beareth 4 Thy children like the o. forth good feed, shall doubt. live branches round about less come again with joy, and thy table. bring his sheaves with him. 5 Lo, thus shall the man be "PSALM 127.

blessed that feareth the Lord.

6 The Lord from out of D Xcept the Lord build the Sion shall so bless thee, chat

U house, their labour is thou shalt see Jerusalem in but lost that build it.

prosperity all thy life long. . 2 Except the Lord keep the 7 Yea, that thuu shalt see city, the watchman waketh thy childrens children, and but in vain,

| peace upon Ifrael.

PSALM

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