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David's fervent prayer.

PSALMS

Tiis complaint. 11 Teach me thy way, O LORD; Iance far from me; thou bast made me Frill walk in thy truth : unile iny heart an abomination into them: I am shule to fear thy naine.

up, and I cannot come forth. 12 I will praise thee, O LORD iny 9 Mine ere mourneth ty reason o God, with all my heart; and I will affiction : LORD, I have called daily glorify thy name for everniore. upon thee; I have stretched out tuy

13 for great is thy mercy toward bands unto thee. ine; and thou hast delivered my soul 10 Wilt thou shew wonders to the troni the lowest hell.

dead? shall the dead arise and praise !! O God, the proud are risen thee? Selah. against me, and the assemblies of 11 Shall thy loving-kindness he deviolent men have sought after my clared in the grave? or thy faithfulness soul, and have not set thec before in destruction then.

12 Shall thy wonders be known in 15 But thou, O LORD, art a God the dark and thy righteousness in the full of compassion, and gracious ; land of forgetfulness? long-suffering, and plenteous in mercy 13 But unto thee hare I cried, O and truth.

LORD; and in the morning shall iny 16 O turn unto me, and have mercy prayer prevent thee. upon me : give thy strength unto thy 14 LORD, why castest thou off my servant, and save the son of thine hand soul? why hidest thou thy face from maid.

me? 17 Shew me a token for good ; that 15 I am afflicted and ready to die they which hate me may see it, and be from my youth up: while I suffer thy ashamed ; because thou, LORD, hast terrors i ain distracted. holpen me, and comforted me.

16 Thy fierce wrath goeth over me; PSALM LXXXVII.

thy terrors have cut ine off. A Psalm or Song for the sons of Korah. 17 They came round about me daily His foundation is in the holy moun- like water, they conspassed me about

tains. 2 The LORD loveth the gates of 19 Lover and friend hast thou put Zion more than all the dwellings of far from me, and mine acquaintance Jacob.

into darkness. 3 Glorious things are spoken of thee,

PSALM J.XXXIX. O city of God. Selab.

Maschil of Ethan the Ezrabite. will make mention of Rahah and I WIL sing of the mercies of the Babylon to them that know me; behold, Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethio- ! make known thy faithfulness to all pia: this man was born there.

generations. 5 And of Zion it shall he said, This 2 For I have sud, Mercy sha!! be and that man was born in ber; and built up for ever : thy faithfulness the Higbest himself shall establish shalt thou establish in the very Leaher.

vens. 6 The LORD shall count, when he 31 have made a covenant with my writeth tp the people, that this man chosen, I have sworn unto Darid my was born there. Selah.

servant, 7 As well the singers as the players 4 Thy seed will I establish for ever, on instruments shall oc there : all my and build up thy throne to all generasprings are in thee.

tions. Selab. PSALM 1.XXXVIII.

5 And the heavens shall praise tby A Song or Psalın for the sons of Ko-wonders, O LORD ; thy faithiulness ar

rah. To the chief Musician upon Ma- so in the congregation of the saints. halath Leanroth, Maschil of Heman 6 for who in the leaven can be conthe Ezranite.

pare'i linto the LORD who among the O LORD God of my, salvation, sons of the nugbty can be likened unto

have cried day and night before the LORD thee.

7 God is greatly to be feared in the 2 Let my prayer come before thee : assembly or the saints, and to be had incline thine ear unto my cry: in reverence of all them that are about

3 For my soul is full of troubles, him. aad my life drawethnigh unto the 8 O LORD God of hosts, who is a brave.

strong LORD like unto thee or to thy 41 am counted with them that to faithfulness round about thee? down into the pit: I am as a man that 9 Thou sulest she raging of the sea : hath no strength:

wben the waves thereof arise, thou 5 Free among the dead, like the slain stillest them. that lie in the grave, whoin thou re JO Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, memberest no more: and they are cut as one that is slain : thou hast scatterotl from thy hand.

ed thaire enemies with thy strong 6 Thou hast laid me in the lowest arm. pit, in darkness, in the deeps.

11 The heavens are thine, the earth Thy wrath lieth hard 'upon me, also is thine: as for the world, and the and thou last atllicted me with all thy fulness thereof, thue bast'rounded wiives. Selah.

thers. # Thou last put away mine acquaint 19 The Dorth and the south thou

God's care of the church. PSALMS.

ilumas frailty frast created them : Tabor and Hermon horred, ron hast been wroth with shall rejoice in thy name.

thine anointed. 13 Thou hast a mighty ar.: strong 39 Thou hast made void the corenant is thy hand, and high" is thy right of thy sertant; thou bass profaned las Hand.

Crown, by casting it to the ground. 14 Justice and judgment are the 40 Thow kunsthtoken down all his habitation of thy throne : mercy and hcages, thou hast brought hus strong Iruth shall go before thy face.

holus to run 15. Blessed is the people that know 41 All toat pass hg, the way, spoil the jorral sound: they shall walk; lin: she is a reproach to luis neigh,

JORD, in the light of thy counte, bours. nance.

42 Thou hast set up she right hand 16 In thy name shall they rejoice all of his adversaries; thou hast made-ala the day: and in thy righteousuess shall his enemies to rejoice. they he exalted.

43 Thou hast also turned the edge of 17 For thou art the glory of their his sword, and basl not male him to strength and in thy favour our horn stand in the lattle. shall be exalted.

44 lbou hast made his glory, to 18 For the LORD is our desence ; cease, and cast his throne down to the and the Holy One of Israel is our ground. King:

45 The days of his youth hast thon 19 Then thou spakest in vision to thy shortened ; thou bast covered him with lioly One, and saidst, I bave laid help shaine. Selah. upon one that is mighty ; I have exalt 46 How.long, LORD? wilt thou hide ed one chosen out of the people. thyself for ever shall thy wrath burn

20 I have found David my servant ; like fire with my holy oil bave i anointed 47 Reinember how short in time is : him :

wherefore last thou made all men in -21 With whoin my band shall be vain established; Inine arm also shall 48 What man is he that liveth, and strengthen hin.

shall not see death shall be deliver 92 The enemy shall not exact upon his soul from the Land of the grave bim; nor the son of wickedness atlict Selah. bim.

49 LORD, where are thy foriner loro 23 And I will beat down his foes be- ing-kindnesses, which thou swarest uti. fore his face, and plague them that to Darid in thy truth? hate hin.

so Remember, LORD, the reproach 24 But my faithfulness and my mercy of thy servants; how I do tear in any 'stoull be with him; and in my name borom the reproach of all the nighty shall his horn be exalted.

people; 25 will set his hand also in the sea, 51 Wberewith thine enemies have and his right hand in the rivers. reproached, O LORD; wberewith they

26 He shall cry unto me, Thou art bave reproached the footsteps of tbine my Father, my God, and the Rock of anointed. iny salvation.

52 Blessed be the LORD for ever. 97 Also I will make him my first inore. Amen, and amen. born, higher than the kings of the

PSALM XC. earth.

A Prayer of Moses, the man of God. 28 My mercy

will I keep for him for LORD thois last been our dwellingevermore, and my covenant shall stand place in all generatioas. fast with him.

2 Before the mountains 29 His seed also will I make to endure brought forth, or ever thou hadst for ever, and his throne as the days of formed the earth and the world, even Leaven.

froin everlasting to everlasting, thou 30 If his children forsake my law, art God. and walk not in my judgments; 3. Thou turaest man to destruction

-3.4 If they break my statutes, and and sayest, Return, ye ciuildren of keep not iny commandments;

men. 32 Then will I visit their transgres 4 For a thousand years in thy sight sion with the rod, and their iniquity are but as yesterday wher, it is past, with stripes.

and as a watch in the nigni. 33 Nevertheless my loving-kindness, 5 Thou carrićst them away as wib will I not utterly take from biin, nor a flood; they are as a sleep: in the suffer my faithfulness to fail.

morning they are like grass which 34 My covenant will l not break, groweth up. nor alter the thing that is gone out of 6 in the morning it flourisheth, and sny lips.

groweth up; in the evening it is cut 35 Once bave I sworn by my boli down, and withereth. ness, that I will not be unto David. 7 For we are consumed by thine

39 His seed shall endure for ever, anger, and by thy wrath are we trouand his throne as the sun before me. bled.

37 It shall be established for ever as & Thou hast set our iniquities before the moon, and as a faithful witness in thee, our secret sins in the light of the beaven. Selah.

countenance. 36 But thou bast cast off and ab 9 For all our days are passed away

were

The happy state of the godly. PSALMS. Exhortation to pratse God, in thy wrath; we spend our years as a will set him on bigh, because he had are that is told.

known my name. 10 The days of our years are three. 15 He shall call upon me, and score years and ten; and if by reason will answer him: I will be with bim oi strength they de fourscore years, in trouble ; I will dehcer him, and yet is their strength labour and son honour him. row: for it is soon cut ofi, and we ty 16 With long life will I satisfy biin, away:

and sbew him my salvation. 11' who knoweth the power of thine

PSALM XCII. anger? even according to thy fear; se A Psalm or Song for the Sabbath-day. is thy wrath.

17 is a good thing to give thanks unto 12 So teach us to number our days, the LORD, and to sing praises unto that we inay apply our hearts unto thy name, o Most High: wisdom.

To sbew forth thy loving-kindness 13 Return, O LORD, how long! and in the morning, and thy faithfulness let it repent thee concerning thy ser- every night, yants.

3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, 14 0 satisfy us early with thy mercy; and upon the psaltery; upon the barp. that we may rejoice and be glad all our with a solemn sound days.

4 For thoni, LORD, hast made me 15. Make us glad according to the blad through iby work; I will triumpo days wherein thou hast attricted us, in the works of thy hands. and the years wherein we have seen 5 O LORD, bow great are thy works, evii.

and thy thoughts are very deep. 16 Let thy work appear unto thy 6 A brutish inan knoweth tiot, nei servants, and tby glory unto their ther doth a fool understand this. cbildren:

7 When the wicked spring as the 17 And let the beauty of the LORD grass, and when all the workers of ini. Our God be upon us : and establish quity do flourish; it is that they sball ibou the work of our hands upon us; be destroyed for ever : yea, the work of our hands establish

9 But thou, LORD, art most high for: thou it.

evermore. PSALM XCI.

9 For, lo, thine enemies, O LORD HE that dwelleth in the secret place for, o ibine enemies shall perisha

of the Most High, shall abide ander all the workers of iniquity sball be the shadow of the Alinighty.

scattered ; ! I will say of the LORD, He is my 10 But my horn shalt thou exalt like refuge, and my fortress. iny Gou; in the horn of an unicorn: I shall be bin will I trust.

anointed with fresh oil. 3 Surely be shall deliver thee from u Mine eye also shall see iny desire the snare of the fowler, and from tbe on mine enemies; and mine ears shait eoisomne pestilence.

hear my desire of the wicked that rise 4 He shall cover thee with his fen- up against me. thers, and under his wings shalt thou 12 The righteous shall flourish like trust bis truth shall le thy sbield and the palm-tree; be sball grow like a ceDuciler.

dar in Lebanon. 5 'Thou shalt not be afraid for tbe 13 'Those that be planted in the house terror by night, nor tor the arrow that of the LORD shall flourish in the courts fieth by day

of our God. 0 Nor for the pastilence that walketh 14 i bey shall still bring forth fruit in in darkness, nor for the destruction i hat old age ; they sball be fat and touriskie wasteth at noon-day.

7 A tbousand shall fall at thy side, i5 To shew that the LORD is upright: and ten thousand at thy ngbe band he is my rock, and there is no uprighi but it shall not come nigh thee. ieousness in him. 8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou

PSALM XCIII. bebold, and see the reward of the THE LORD reigriechbe is clothed wicked.

9 Because thou hast made the LORD with strength, wherewith he hath girdwhich is my refuge, even the Most ed himself: the world also is establish High, thy habitation,

ed, that it cannot be moved. 10 There shall no evil berall thee, 2 Thy throne is establisbed of old : neither shall any plague come nigh thou art from everlasting, zby dwelling.

3 The foods hare bfted up, O LORD, in For he shall give his angels charge the foods hare lifted up their voice; over thee, to keep thee in all try the foods list np their waves. ways.

4 The LORD on bigh is inightier 19. They shall bear thee up in their than the noise of many waters, yea, Sorids, lest thou dash thy foor agamst a than the mighty waves of the sea. stone.

5 Thy testimonies are very sute; 13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and holiness becometh thine bouse, O adder: the young lion and the dragon LORD, for eter. shut thou trample under feet.

PSALM XCIV. 1. Because he hath set bis lore op! O LORD

God, to whoin vez?. ", herefore will I deliver him scane belangrih; O God, to

ing;

The Mersedness of affliction. PSALMS.

God to be praisch. whom vengeance belongeth, sbew thy-, of the earth; the strength of the hills is sell

his also. & Lift up thyself, thou Judge of 5 The sea is his, and be made it ; the earth : render a reward to the and his bands formed the dry land. proud.

6 0 come, let us worship and bow 3 LORD, bow long shall the wicked, down : let us kneel before the LORD how long shall the wicked triumph? our Maker.

4 How long sball they utter und speak 7 For he is our God; and we are hard things and all the workers of the people of his pasture, and the sheep iniquity boast tiemselves?

of bis hand. To-day, if ye will bear 5 They break in pieces thy people, o bis voice, LORD, and athlict thine heritage : 8 Harden not your heart, as in the

6 They slay the widow and the stran- provocation, and as in the day of tempger, and murder the fatherless. tation in the wilderness :

7 Yet they say, The LORD shall not 9 Wheu your fathers tempted me, see, neither shall cue God of Jacob re- proved me, and saw my work. gard it.

10 Forty years long was I grieved 8 Understand, ye brutish among the with this generation, and said, It is a people ; and, ye fools, wben will ye be people that do err in their heart, and Wise?

they bave not known my ways: 9 He that planted the ear, shall be 11 Unto whom I sware in my wratb, not hear? be that formed the eye, that they should not enter into my shall he not see?

rest. 10 He that chastiseth the heathen,

PSALM XCVI. shall not be correcto be that teacherb O SING unto the LORD, de man knowledge, shall not he know?

song ; sing unto the LORD all the 11 The LORD knoweth the thoughts earth. of man, that they are vanity.

2 Sing, unto the LORD, tless his 12 Blessed is the man whom thou name : shew forth his salvation from chastenest, O LORD, and teachest bim day to day. out of thy law :

3 Declare his glory among the nea. 13 That thou unayest give him rest then, his wonders among all people. from the days of adversity, until the 4 For the LORD is great, and greatly pit be digged for the wiosed.

to be praised : be is to be feared above 14 For the LORD will not cast off his all gods. people,, ncither will be forsake bis in 5 for all the gods of the nations heritance :

are idols: but the LORD made the 15 But judgment shall return unto heavens. nghteousness, and all the upright in 6 Honour and majesty are before heart shall follow it.

him; strength and beauty are in his 16 Who will rise up for me against sanctuary. the evil-doers? or wlio will stand up 7 Give unto the LORD, O ye ka? for me against the workers of ini. Sreds of the people, give umo the quity?

LORD glory and strength; 17' Unless the LORD had been my 8 Give unto the LORD the glory due help, my soul had ahnost dwelt in unto his naine : bring an othering, and silence.

come into his courts. 19 When I said, My foot slippeth; 90 worship the LORD in the beauty thy mercy, O LORD, held me up. of holiness : fear before him all tlie

19 In the multitude of my thoughts earth. within me thy comforts delight my 10 Say among the heathen, that the soul.

LORD Teigneth: the world also shali 20 Shall the throne of iniquity have be establisbed that it shall not be fellowship with thee, which frametk moved : he shall judge, the people miscbief by a law?

rigbteous," 21 They gather themselves together 11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let against the soul of the righteous, and the earth be glad ; let the sea roar, condemn the innocent blood.

and the fulness thereof. 92 But the LORD is my defence ; 12 Let the field be joyful, and all and my God is the rock of my re- chat is therein: then sbalí all the trees fuge.

of the wood rejoice 23 And he shall bring upon them 13 Before the LORD : for he cometh, their own iniquity, and shall cut them for he cometh to judge the earth: off in their own wickedness; yea, the he shall judge the world with right. LORD our God shali cut them off.

eousness, and the people with his PSALM XCV.

truth. O COME, let us sing unto the

PSALM XCVII. LORD; let us make a joyful noise THE LORD reigneth, let the carta to the rock of our salvation.

let isles ? Let us coine before his presence be glad thereof. with thanksgiving, and make a joyful clouds and darkness are round Dvise unto him with psalms.

aboat nim righteousness and judg. 3 For the LORD is a great God, and nicnt are the habitation of bis throne. great King above all gods. * in bis Land are the deep placeseth up his enemies roundabout,

3 A fire goeth before him, and burn.

namc.

Exhortatlan to godliness, PSALMS

and to praise God 4. His lgbtnings enlightened the, call upon his name: they called upon world: the earth saw, and trembled. the LORD, and he answered them.

5. The hills melted like wax at the 7 He spake unto them in the cloudy presence of the LORD, at the prese ce pillar; they kept his testimonies, of the LORD of the whole earth, and

the ordinance that he gave 6 The heavens declare his right them. eousness, and all the people see his 8 Thou answeredst them, O LORD glory,

our God; thou wast a God that for 7 Confounded be all tbey that serve gayesi tbem, though thou tookest veugraven images, that boast themselves, geance of their inventions. of idols: worship bin all ye gods. 9 Exalt the LORD our God, and wors

& Zion heard, and was glad, and the ship, at his holy bill: for the LORD our daughters of Judab rejoiced, becausc God is boly. of thy judgments, O LORD.

PSALM C. 9 for thou, LORD, art high above all

A Psalns of praise. the earth; tbou art exalted tar above MAKE a joyful noise into the LORD, all gods.

all ye lands. 10 Ye that love the LORD, bate evil: 2 Serve the LORD with gladness he preserved the souls of bis saints; come before his presence with singhe delivereth them out of the hand of ing. the wicked,

3 Know ye that the LORD he is God Il light is sown for the righteous, it is be that hath made us, and not we and giadness for the upright in Ecart. ourselves: we are bis people, and the

12 Rejoice in the LORD, ve right. sheep of his pasture. eous, and give thanks at the remem: 4 Enter into his gates with thanks brance of bis holiness.

giving, and into his courts with praise : PSALM XCVIII.

be thankful unto him, and bless his A Psalm). O SING unto the LORD a new song ; $ For the LORD is good, his mercy

for he hath done marvellous things is everlasting; and wis truth endurcih, bis right hand and his boiy arm bathio all generations. foite: hi:a the victory.

PSALM CI. % The LORD hath made known his

A Psalm of David. salvation; his righteousness bath, he I WILL sing of mercy and judge

meut: unto tbee, O LORD, will 1 then.

sing, 3 He bath remembered his mercy g 1 will bebave myself wisely in a and his truth toward the house of Is. periect way. O when wilt thou come rac! : all the ends of the earth have unto ine? I will walk within my house seen tbe salvation of our God.

with a perfect beart. A Make a joyful-noise unto che LORD, 3 1 wili set no wicked thing before all the earth; make a loud noise, and iniae eyes : 1 bate the work of thein rejoice, and sing praise.

that luin aside, it shall not cleave to 5 Sing unto the LORD with the me. harp; with the barp, and the voice of * A frowa:d heart shall depart from a psalm.

me; I will not know a wicked person.. o With trumpets, and sound of cor. 5'Whoso privily slandercth liis neighnet, make a joyful noise before the bour, himn will I cut ott: bim that haih LORD the King

an high look and a proud heart will 7 Let the sea roar, and the fulness not suffer. thereof; the world, and they that 6 Mine eyes shali be upon the faithe dwell tberein.

ful of the land, that they may dwell 8 Let the Hoods clap their bands : let with me: he that walked in a perfect the hills be joylul together

way, he shall serve me. 9 Before the LORD : for he cometh 7 He that worketh deceit shall not to judge the earth: with righteousness dwell wuhin my house ; heilul telicte shall he judge the world, and the peo- lies shall not tarry in my sight. ple with equity:

8 T will eariy destroy all ite wicked PSALM XCIX.

of the land, that I inay cut off all THE LORD eiguethlet the people wicked doers from llie city of the

trenible: he sitteth between the LORD. cherubims; iet the earth be moved.

PSALM CII. The LORD is great ia Zion, and he A Prayer of the athicted; when he is is high above all people.

overwhelmed, and poureth out his Let them praise thy great and ter. complaint before the LORD. rible name : for it is holy. The King's, strengih also ieveix HEAR ing prayer, 0 LORD, and let

may cry come unto thee. kgment: thou dost establish equity : o Hide not thy race from me in the fhou executest judgment and right- day when 1. ani in trouble ;

incline cousness in Jacob.

thine ear unto me: in the day when I 5 Exalt ye the LORD our God, and call, answer me speedily. worsbip at his foorstool; for be * 3 For my days are consun.ed like holy.

siroke, and my bones are burned as 6 Moses and Aaron among his an earth. priests, and Samdel among then that My heart is snitten, and withered

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