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Dourt's confidence.

PSALMS.

liis prayer in distress. 9 Save, LORD: let the king bear us, of the womb; thou didst inake me When we call.

hope when I was upon my inother's PSALM XXI.

breasts. To the chief Musician. A Psalm of 10 I was cast upon ttee from the David.

womb; thou art my God from my ind. TH CHE king shall joy in thy strength, ther's belly.

LORD, and in thy salvation bów 11 Be not far from me, for trouble is greatly shall be rejoice''

near ; for there is none to help. 2 Thou hast given him his heart's de 19 Many bulls have compassed me : sire, and bast not withholden the re-strong bulls of Bashan have beset ine quest of his lips. Selah.

round. 3 For thou prereniest him with the 13 They gaped upon me with their blessings of goodness: tbou settest a moutbs, as a ravening and a roaring crown of pure gold on his head. lion.

4 He asked lite of thee, and thou 14 I am poured out like water, and gavest it hiin, even length of days for all my bones are out of joint: my heart ever and ever.

is like wax; it is melted in the midst 5 His glory is great in thy salvation of my bowels. honour and inajesty hast thou laid up 15 My strength is dried up like a pot. on bim.

sherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my 6 For thou hast made himn most jaws; and thou hast brougbt me into blessed for ever: thou hast made the dust of death. biin exceeding glad with thy counte 16 For dogs have compassed me; the Dance.

assembly of the wicked lave enclosed 7 for the king trusteth in the LORD ; me : they pierced my hands and my and, through the mercy of the Most feet. High, he shall not be moved.

17 I may tell all my bones: they look 8 Thine hand shall find out all thine and stare upon ine. enemies; thy right hand shall find out !8 They part niy garments among those that late thee.

them, and cast lots upon my vesture 9 Thou shalt inake them as a fiery 19 But be not thou far from me, O oven in the time of thine anger: the LORD; O my strength, haste thee to LORD shall swallow them up in his help ine. wrath, and the fire shall devour them. 20 Deliver my soul from the sword;

10 Their fruit shalt thou destroy from my darling from the power of the the earth, and their seed bon among dog. the children of men.

21 Save me from the lion's mouth : 11 For they intended evil against for thou hast heard me from the horns thee; they imagined a mischievous of the unicorns. device, which they are not able to per 22 I will declare thy name unto my form:

brethren : in the midst of the cougre12 Therefore shalt thou make them gation will I praise thee. turn their back, when thou shalt rake 23 Ye that fear the LORD, praise ready thine arrows upon thy strings him : all ye the seed of Jacob, vlonty against the face of them.

him; and fear him, all ye the seed or " 13 Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine israel. own strength: so will we sing and 24 For he hath not despised nor vraise thy power.

abhorred the attriction of the attlicted, PSALM XXII.

neither hath he hid his face from To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth him ; but when he cried unto him, he

Shahar. A Psalm of David. heard. My God, my God, why last thou 25 My praise shall be of thee in the

forsaken me? why arī thou so far great congregation : 1 will pay in from helping me, and from the words vows before item that fear him. cfiny Touring

26 The ineek shali eat and be satis, 20 my God, I cry in the day-time. tied; they shall praise the LORD that put thou hearest not; and in the night seek' him : your heart shall live to: season, and am not silent.

erer. 3 But thou art holy, 0 thou that in 27 All the ends of the world shall rehabitest the praises of Israel.

member, and turn into the LORD ; 4 Our fatliers trusted in thee: they and all the kindreds of the nations trusted, and thoi didst deliver them. shall worsłup before thee.

5 They cred unto thee, and were 28 For the kingdom is the LORD'S ; delivered; they trusted in thee, and and he is the governor among the were not confounded.

nations. 6 But I am a worm, and no man; a 29 All they that be fat upon earth reproach of inen, and despised of the shall eat and worship: all they thal people.

gc down to the dust shall bow before 7 All they that see me laugh me to him, and none can keep alive his own scor: they she out the lip, they soul. shake the head, swing,

30 A seed shall serve him ; it shall 8 He trusted on the LORD that he be accounted to the LORD for a genewould deliver limi: let hiin deliver ration. Sim, seeing he delighted in him. 31 They shall come, and shall de.. 9 But thou art he that took ine out I clare bis righteousness unto a people

Dewis's con denee In God'sgrace. PSALMS. He prayeth for remission stris that shall be born, that he bath done mercies, and thy loving-kindnesses,

for they have been ever of old. PSALM XXIII.

7 Remember not the sins of my A Psalm of David.

Fouth, nor my transgressions: accord. THE LORD is my shepherd; I shall ing to thy mercy remember thou me, .

for thy goodness' sake, O LORD. 9 He maketh me to lie down in green 8 Good and upright is the LORD : pastures : he leadeth ne beside the therefore will be teach sinners in the still waters.

way. 3 He restoreth my soul : he leadeth 9 The meek will he guide in judg. me in the paths of righteousness for ment, and the meek wili he teach his bis name's sake

way. 4 Yea, though I walk through the 10 All 'the paths of the LORD are valley of the shadow of death, 1 will inercy and truth unto such as keep bis fear no evil: for thou art with me; tby covenant and his testimonies. rod and thy staff they comfort me. 1) For thy name's sake, O LORD,

Thou preparest a table before me pardon mine iniquity; for it is great. in the presence of inine enemies: thou 19 What man is he that fcareth the anointest my bead with oil; my cup LORD! him shall be teach in the way Tunneth over.

that he shall choose: 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall 13 His soul shall dwell at ease; and follow me all the days of my life, and bis seed shall inherit the earth. I will dwell in the house of the LORD 14 The secret of the LORD is with for ever.

them that fear him; and be will shew PSALM XXIV.

thern his covenant. A Psalm of David

15 Mine eyes are ever towards the THE earth is the LORD's, and the LORD ; for be shall pluck my feet out they that dwell therein :

16 Turn thee unto me, and have ? For he hath founded it upon the mercy upon me, for I am desolate and seas, and established it upon the floods. afficied.

3 Who sball ascend inio the hill of 17 The troubles of my heart are en. the LORD! and who shall stand in his larged: 0 bring thou me out of my holy place

distresses. 4 He that hath clean hands, and a 18 Look upon mine affliction, and pure heart ; who hath not listed up his my pain : and forgive all my sins. soul unto ranity, nor sworn deceit 19 Consider mine enemies; for they fully.

are many; and they hate me with cruel 5 He shall receive the blessing from hatred. the LORD, and righteousness from the 20 o keep my soul, and deliver me God of his salvation.

let me dot be ashamed; for I put my 6 This is the generation of them that trust in thee. seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. 21 Let integrity and uprightness preSelah.

serve me ; for wait on thee. 7 Lift up your heads, ye gates ; 22 Redeem Israel, o Goul, out of all and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting his troubles. doors, and the King of glory shall

PSALM XXVI. come in.

A Psalm of David. & Who is this King of glory! The JUDGE me, O LORD; for i have LORD strong and Inighty, the LORD 'walked in mine integrity: I have nighty in battle.

trusted also in the LORD ; iherefore I 9 Lift up your heads, o ye gates ; shall not slide. even lift' them up, ye ererlasting 2 Examine me, 0 LORD, and prove doors; and the King of glory shall me; try iny reins and my heart. come in.

3 For thy loring-kindness is before 10 Who is this King of glory? The mine eyes : and i have walked in thy LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. truth. Selah.

4 I have not sat with vain persons, PSALM XXV.

neither will I go in with dissemblers. A Psalm of David.

5 I have hated the congregation of UNTO thee, O LORD, do I lift up my evil-doers; and will not sit will the soul.

wicked. 2 O my God, I trust in thee : let ine 6 I will wash mine hands in innonet be ashamed ; let pot mine enemies cency : so will I compass thine altar, triumph over me.

O LORD : ashamed: let them be ashamed which of thanksgiving, and tell of all tby

7 That I may publish with the voice Yea, let pone that wait on thee be transgress without cause.

wondrous works. 4 Shew me thy ways, O LORD ; teach 8 LORD, I have lored the habitation me thy paths.

of thy house, and the place where thin 5 Lead me in thv truth, and teach honour dwelleth. !ne : for thou art the God of my sal 9 Gather not my soul with sinners, Tillion; oo thee do I wast all the nor my life with bloody men dav.

to in whose bands is mischief, and Remember, O LORD, tby tender their right hand is full of bribes

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Paid's love to the service of God. PSALMS. Why God must be honoured

11 But as for me, I will walk in mine, wicked, and with the workers of jui. integrity: redeein me, and be inerci quity, which speak peace to their fal unto me.

neighbours, but mischief is in their 19 My foot standeth in an even place: bearts. in the congregations will I bless the 4 Give them aocording to their deeds, LORD.

and according to the wickedness of PSALM XXVII.

their endeavours : give them after che 4 Psalm of David.

work of their hands; Tender to :hta THE LORD is any light and niy salo:.- their desert.

sbalthe LORD 5 Because they regard not the works ike strength of my life ; oi wboin of the LORD, nor the operation of bis shall I be afraid?

hands, he shall destroy them, and not 2 When the wicked, cven mine ene- build them up. mies and any foes, came upon me to 6 Blessed be the LORD, because he eat up my flesh, they stumbled and hath heard the voice of my supplicado fell.

tions. 3 Though an host should encamp 7 The LORD is my strength, and my against me, my heart shall not fear: shield; my heart trusted in him, and I though war should rise against me, in am helped: therefore my heart greatly this will I be confident.

rejoiceth; and with my song will ! 4 Que thing have I desired of the praise him. JORD, that will I seek after ; that I 8 The LORD is their stiength, and may dwell in the bouse of the LORD he is the saving strength of his anointall the days of my life, to behold the ed. beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in 9 Save thy people, and bless thine Liis temple.

inheritance : feed them also, and list 5 For in the time of trouble he shall them up for ever. pide me in his pavilion: in the secret

PSALM XXIX. of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he

1 * Psalm of David. shall set me up upon a rock. 6 And now shall mine head be lifted G E unto the LORD, o se nighty,

give unto the LORD glory and up above mine enemies round about strengtb. tie: therefore will I offer in his 2 Gire onto the LORD the glory due tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will unto his name; worship the LORD in sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the the beauty of holiness. LORD.

3 The voice of the LORD és upon 7 Hear, O LORD, when I cry with the waters: ibe God of glory thunmy voice: have mercy also spon me, dereth : the LORD is uron many and answer me.

waters. 8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my face, 4 The voice of the LORD is powere mny beart said unto thee, Thý face, ful; the voice of the LORD is fuil of LORD, will I seek.

majesty. 9 Hide not thy face far from me ; 5 The voice of the LORD breaketh put not thy servant away in anger: the cedars; yea, the LORD breake:i. thou hast been my help; leare me not, the cedars of Letanon. neither forsake me, o God of my salva 6 He maketh thein aiso to skip litre tion.

a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young 10 When my father and my mother unicorn. Sorsake me, then the LORD will take 7 The voice of the LORD dividetb me :1p.

the flames or Gre. 11 Teach me thy way, O LORD, and & The voice or the LORD shakerh the lead me in a plain path, because of wilderness; the LORD shaketh the mine enemies.

wilderress of Kadesh. 12 Deliver me not over unto the wili 9 The voice of the LORD maketh the of mine eremies : for false witnesses hiods to salve, and discoveretb the are risen up against me, and such as forests and in his temple doth erery breathe out cruelty.

one speak of his glors; 13 I had fainted, unless I had belier 10 The LORD sitieth upon the flood; ed to see the goodness of the LORD in yea, the LORD sitieth king for ever. the land of the living.

ií The LORD will give strength unto 14 Wait on the LORD: be of good bis people; the LORD wili bless his courage, and he shall strengthen chine people with peace. heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

PSALM XXX.
L'SALM XXVIll.

FA Psalm and Sur, ut the dedication
TA Psalm of David.

of the house David. UNTO the wall, O LORD I WILL exfol thee, O LORD ; for

thoa Jest, ij thou he silent to me, I be my fnes to rejoice over me. come like them that go down into 2 0 LORD' Diy God. I cried unto

tbee, and thou hast aied me. ? Hear the voice of my supplica 3 Ó LORD, tlou lost brought up my tions, when I cry unto thee, when soul from the grave : thou hast kept nie I lift up iny hands towards thy holy alive, that I should ne: go down to the oracle.

pit. s Draw me got away with the Siog uto the LORD, O Je k nu

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Darlil's prayer in his calamity. PSALMS

N'ho are blessed. of his, and give thanks at the remem, me, they derised to take away my brance oi bis lioliness.

life. 5 For bis angei endureth but a ino 14 But I trusted in thee, O LORD:1 Dient ; in his favour is life: weeping said, Thou art my God. nay endure for a night, but joy come in 15 My times are in thy hand : dem the morning.

liver me from the hand of mine ene6 Ang in my prosperity I said, I shall mies, and from them that persecute never be movedl.

ine. 7 LOKD, by thy favour thou hast 16 Make thy face to shine upon thy made my mountain to stand strong : servant : save me for tby mercies. thou dust hide thy face, and I was sake. troubled.

17 Let me not be ashamed, O LORD ; 81 (ried to thee, O LORD; and unto for I have called upon thee: let the the LORD I made supplication. wicked be ashamed, and let them be

9 What profit is there in my blood, silent in the grave. when I go down to the pit? Shall the 18 Let the lying lips be put to s. aust prane thee? shall ii declare thy lence; which speak grievous things

proudly and contemptuously against 10 Hear, O LORD, and have mercy the righteous. uponme : LORD, we thing my helper. 19 on bow great is thy goodness, 11 Thou hast turned

for me my which thou hast laid up for them that mourning into dancing: thou last put fear thee; which thou hast wrought väiny sackcloth, and girded me with for them that trust in thee before the gladnoss;

sons of inen! 12 To the end that my glory may 20 Thou shalt hide them in the sing praise to thee, and not be silent. secret of thy presence from the pride •) LORD my God, I will give thanks un- of man : thou shalt keep them se. to thee for ever.

cretly in a payilion from the strife of PSALM XXXI.

tongues. ? To the chier Musician, A Psalm of 21 Blessed be the LORD: for he bath David.

shewed me his marvellous kindness in If thee, O LORD, do laput my trust; a strong city:

92 For I said in my haste, I am cut mne in thy righteousness.

off froin before thine eyes i neverthe2 Bow down thine ear to me: de- less thou heardest the voice of my supSiver me speedily be thou my strong plications when I cried unto thee. sock, for an house of defence to save 23 O love the LORD, all ye his saints: ne.

for the LORD preserreth the faithful, 3 For thou art my rock and my for- and plentifully rewardeth the proud ress; therefore for thy name's sake doer. lead me, and guide me.

24 Be of good courage, and he sha!! 4 Pull me out of the net that they strengthen your heart, all ye that hope base laid privily for me : for thou art in the LORD. By strength.

PSALM XXXII. 5 Into thine hand I commit my spi A Psalm of David, Maschil. tit: taou hast redeemed ine, O LORD BLESSED is he wnose transgression is

6 I have hatell them that regard 2 Blessed is the man unto whom the Ising vanities : but I trust in the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in (HD.

whose spirit there is no guile. I mi!l be glad and rejoice in thy 3 When I kept silence, ny hones inercy: for thou hast considered my waxed old through my roaring all the Iouble; tnou hast known my soul in day long. adversities;

4 For day and night thy band was $ And last not shut me up into the hears upon me: my moisture is turnFund of the enemy thou hast set my ed into the drought of summer. Selab. foot in a large room.

51 acknowledged my sin unto thec, 9 Have mercy upon me, O LORD, and imine iniquity have I not hid. i for I am in trouble: mine eye is con- said, I will confess my transgressions sumed with gile', yea, my suul and my unto the LORD ; and thou forgavest bells.

the iniquity of my sin. Selah. 10 For my '; eis spent with grief, and 6 Fortbis stali ere y crezat is godmy years in siglinz: my strength ly pray unto thee in a time when thoa fatieth tecwt o: mine iniquity, and inayesi be found : surels in the fioods Dis bones are histmed.

of great waters they shall not come 11 I was a reproach song all mine rigy unto him. enemies, tut especially among my Thou art my hiding place ; thou

Og hours, and a fear to mine ac- shalt preserve me from trouile"; thou quaintance: they that did see me with shalt compass me about with songs of out fied from me

deliverance. Selai. 12 Laiu forgotten as a dead man out 8 I wili instruct thee, and teach of inint: I am like a broken vessel. thee in the way which thou shalt go :(

13 For i bave heard the slander of will guide thee with mine eye. Innv: fcar was on every side: wbile 9 Be ye not as the horse, or as 10 took counsel together against the mule, wloch hale to understatus

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An exhortation to praise God. PSALMS. The privileges of the godity, Ing; whose mouth must be held in I WILI. bless the LORD at all times with bit and bridie, lest they come his praise shall continually be in my Dear unto thee.

mouth. 10 Many sorrows shall be to the 2 My soul shall make her boast in the wicked : but he that trusteth in the LORD : the bumble shati bear thereof, LORD, inercy shall compass bin about. and be glad.

11 Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, 30 magnify the LORD with me, and ye righteous: and shout for joy, all yé let us exalt bis name together. that are upright in heart.

4 I sought the LORD, and he heard PSALM XXXIII.

me, and delivered me from all my EJOICE in the LORD, Oye right-fears.

eous : for praise is comely for the 5 They looked unto him, and were upright.

lightened : and their faces were not 2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing ashamed. unto him with the psallery and an in 6 This poor man cried, and the LORD strument of ten strings.

heard him, and sared him out of all 3 Sing nato him a new song ; play his troubles. skilfully with a loud noise.

7 The argel of the LORD encainp. 4 For the word of the LORD is eth round about them that fear hini, right; and all bis works are done in and delivereth them. tiuth.

80 taste and see that the LORD is 5 He loveth righteousness and judg- good : blessed is the man that trusteth ment: the earth is full of the goodness in bin of the LORD.

9 O fear the LORD, ye his saints: 6 By the word of the LORD were the for there is no want to them that fear heaveos inade; and all the host of them him. dy the breath of his mouth.

10 The young lions do lack, anı! 7 He gathereth the waters of the sea sutter funger, but they that seek the togeiber as an heap : he layeth up the LORD shall not want any good thing. depth in store-houses.

11 Come, ye childreu, hearken unto g Let all the earth fear the LORD: me: I will teach you the fear of the jet all the inbabitants of the world LORD. stand in awe of him.

12 What man is he that desireth life, 9 For he spake, and it was done , he and loveth many days, that he may see commanded, and it stood fast. good ?

10 The LORD bringeth the counsel 13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and o the heathen to nought: be make thy lips from speaking guile, tbe devices of the people of none 14 Depart from evil, and do good ; etiect.

seek peace, and pursue it. 11 The counsel of the LORD standerth 15 The eyes of the LORD are upon for ever, the thoughts of his heart to the righteous, and his ears are open in all generations.

to their cry. 12 Blessed is the nation whose God 16 The face of the LORD is against isite LORD ; and the people whoin he them that do evil, to cut off the re. bath chosen for his own interitance. peinbrance of thein from the earth.

13 The LORD looketh from heaven; 17 The righteous cry, and the LORD he beholdeth all the sons of men. heareth, and delivereth them out of

14 Fro'n the place of his habitation all their troubles. he looketh upon ali the inhabitants of 15 Tile LORD is nigh unto them that the earth.

are oi a broken heart ; and saveth such 15 He fasbioneth their hearts alike ; as be of a contrite spirit. he considereth all their works.

19 Many are the attictions of the 16 There is no king saved by the righteous but the LORD deliverelis multitude of an host: a mighty man is bim out of them all. not delivesed by much strength.

20 He keepeth all his bones: not one 17 An horse is a vain thing for safe- of them is broken. ty: neither shall be deliver any by his 21 Evil shall slay the wicked: and great strength.

they that hare the righteous shall be 18 Behold, the eye of the LORD is desolate. upon them that fear him, upon them

22 The LORD redeemeth the soul of that hope in his mercy,

his servants and none of them that 19 To deliver their soul from death, trust in bim shall be desolate. and to keep them alive in famine.

PSALM XXXV. 90 Our soul waiteth for the LORD :

& Psalm of David. he is our help and our shield. PLEAD my cause, O LORD, with them

21 For our heart shall rejoice in that strive with me : Night againsi him, because we have trusted in his ho- thein that tight against me. by name.

9 Take hold of shield and buckler, 22 let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon and stand up for mine help. us, according as we hope in thee. 3 Draw out also the spear, and ston PSALM XXXIV.

the way against them that persecute A Psalm or David, when he changed me : say unto my soul, I am thy saiva. his belasiour before Abimelech; tion. W drove in way, and he de 4 Let then be confounded and pul

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