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2 Have mercy upon me,

3 0 Lord my God, if I have O Lord, for I am weak: done any such thing : or if Lord, heul me, for my bones there be any wickedness in my are vexed.

hands; 3 My soul also is fore trou- 4. If I have rewarded evil bled: but, Lord, how long unto him that dealt friendly wilt thou punish me? with me: yea, I have deli

4 Turn thee, O Lord, and vered him that without any deliver my soul: O save me cause is mine enemy; for thy mercies fake.

5 Then let mine enemy per5 For in death no man re fecute my soul, and take me: membereth thee: and who will yea, let him tread my life down give thee thanks in the pit ? upon the earth, and lay mine

6 I am weary of my groan- honour in the dust, ing, every night walh I my 6 Stand up, O Lord, in thy bed, and water my couch wrath, and lift up thyself, bewith my tears.

cause of the indignation of 7. My beauty is gone for mine enemies : arise up for me very trouble, and worn away in the judgment that thou haft because of all mine enemies. commanded.

8 Away from me, all ye 7 And so shall the congregathat work vanity; for the tion of the people come about Lord hath heard the voice of thee: for their fakes therefore my weeping

lift up thyself again. 9 The Lord hath heard my 8 The Lord shall judge the petition: the Lord will receive people; give sentence with me, my prayer.

O Lord, according to my 10 All mine enemies shall righteousness, and according be confounded, and forevexed: to the innocency that is in me. they shall be turned back, and 9 0 let the wickedness of put to Thame suddenly, the ungodly come to an end PSALM 7.

but guide thou the just.

10 For the righteous God Lord my God, in thee trieth the very hearts and reins.

have I put my truftsave si My help cometh of nic from all them that perse. God, who preserveth them cute me, and deliver me; that are true of heart.

2 Left he devour my soul 12 God is a righteous judge, like a lion, and tear it in pieces; strong and patient; and God while there is none to help. is provoked every day,

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If a man will not turn, 4 What is man, that thou art he will whet his sword: he mindful of him ? and che son hath bent his bow, and made of man, that thou visitest him? it ready.


Thou madeft him lower 14 He hath prepared for than the angels, to crown him him the instruments of death : with glory and worship. he ordaineth his arrows against 6 Thou makest him to have the persecutors.

dominion of the works of thy 15 Behold, he travaileth hands; and thou haft put all with mischief: he hath con- things in subjection under his ceived sorrow, and brought feet; forth ungodliness.

7 All sheep and oxen : yea, 16 He hath graven and dig. and the beasts of the field; ged up a pit, and is fallen 8 The fowls of the air, and himself into the destruction the fishes of the sea : and whatthat he made for other. soever walketh through the

17 For his travail shall come paths of the seas.
upon his own head, and his 9 O Lord our Governor,
wickedness shall fall on his how excellent is thy Name in
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all the world!
18 I willgive thanks unto the
Lord, according to his righ-

teousness; and I will praise the

Will give thanks unto thee,

O Lord, with my whole PSALM 8.

heart: I will speak of all thy Lord our Governor, how marvellous works.

excellent is thy Name in 2 I will be glad and rejoice all the world: thou that haft set in thee: yea, my songs will I thy glory above the heavens! make of thy Name, thou

2 Out of the mouth of very most Highest. babes and sucklings hast thou 3

While mine enemies are ordained strength, because of driven back, they hall falland thine enemies; that thou migh-perish at thy presence. test still the enemy, and the 4 For thou hast maintained avenger.

my right, and my cause : thou 3 For I will consider thy art set in the throne that judge heavens, even the works of thy eft right. fingers; the moon and the stars 5 Thou haft rebuked the which thou hast ordained. heathen, and destroyed the un

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Name of the Lord most high. I

godly: godly: thou haft put out their in the same net which they hid name for ever and ever. privily, is their foot taken.

60 thou enemy,destructions 16 The Lord is known to are come to a perpetual end: execute judgment: the uneven as the cities which thou godly is trapped in the work haft destroyed; their memo- of his own hands. rial is perished with them. 17 The wicked shall be

7 But the Lord shall endure turned into hell, and all the for ever : he hath also prepared people that forget God. his feat for judgment.

18 For the poor shall not 8 For he shall judge the alway be forgotten: the paworld in righteousness, and tient abiding of the meek shall minister true judgment unto not perish for ever. the people.

19 Up, Lord, and let not man 9 The Lord also will be a de- have the upper hand: let the fence for the oppreffed ; even a heathen be judged in thy sight. refuge in due time of trouble. 20 Put them in fear, O

10 And they that know thy Lord, that the heathen may Name, will put their trust in know themselves to be but men. thee: for thou, Lord, haft

PSALM 10. never failed them that feek

HY standest thou so thee.

far off, O Lord, and u O praise the Lord which hideft thy face in the needful dwelleth” in Sion : shew the time of trouble ? people of his doings.

2 The ungodly for his own 12 For when he maketh in luft doth perfecute the poor : quisition for blood, he remem- let them be taken in the crafty bereth them, and forgetteth wiliness that they have imaginot the complaint of the poor. ned.

13 Have mercy upon me, 3 For the ungodlyhath made O Lord; consider the trouble boast of his own heart's defire: which I fuffer of them that and speaketh good of the cohate me, that thou lifteft me vetous whom God abhorreth. gates of death :

4 The ungodly is so proud, 14. That I may shew all thy that he careth not for God: neipraises within the ports of the ther is God in all his thoughts. daughter of Sion; I will re- 5 His ways are alway griejoice in thy salvation.

vous: thy judgments are far The heathen àre sunk above out of his fight,andtheredown in the pit that they made: Ifore defieth he all his enemies.


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6 For he hath said in his poor committeth himself unto heart, Tush, I shall never be thee; for thou art the helper cast down there shall no harm of the friendless. happen unto me.

17 Break thou the power of His mouth is full of cur, the ungodly and malicious: fing, deceit, and fraud : undertake away his ungodliness, and his tongue is ungodliness and thou shalt find none. vanity.

18 The Lord is King for 8 He fitteth lurking in the ever and ever: and the heathen thievish corners of the ftreets; are, perished out of the land. and privily in his lurking dens 19 Lord, thou haft heard doth he murder the innocent; the desire of the poor : thou his eyes are set against the poor. preparest their heart, and thine

9 For he lieth waiting fe. ear hearkeneth thereto. cretly, even as a lion lurketh 20 To help the fatherless he in his den, that he may ra. and poor unto their right: thạc

the man of the earth be no 10 He doth ravish the poor, more exalted againít them. when he getteth them into his

PSALM I He falleth down, and the Lord put I my trust: humbleth himself, that the con- how say ye then to my soul, gregation of the poor may fall that she should fee as a bird into the hands of his captains. unto the hill?

12 He hath said in his heart, 2 For lo, the ungodly bend Tush, God hath forgotten: he their bow, and make ready hideth away his face, and he their arrows within the quiver, will never see it.

that they may priyily shoot at 19 Arise, O Lord God, and them which are true of heart. lift up thine hand : forget not 3

For the foundations will

be cast down; and what hath 14. Wherefore should the the righteous done? wicked blafpheme God: while 4 The Lord is in his holy he doth say in his heart, Tush, temple: the Lord's seat is in thou God carest not for it. heaven.

15 Surely thou hast seen it : 5 His eyes consider the for thou beholdest ungodliness poor; and his eye-lids try the .

children of men. 16 Thaç thou mayest take 6 The Lord alloweth the the matter into thy hand : the righteous; but the ungodly,

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and him that delighteth in 7

The words of the Lord wickedness doth his soul ab. are pure words ; even as the hor.

Glver, which from the earth is 7 Upon the ungodly he shall tried, and purified seven times rain snares, fire and brimstone, in the fire. storm and tempest: this shall 8 Thou shalt keep them, be their portion to drink. Lord; thou shalt preserve him

8 For the righteous Lord from this generation for ever. loveth righteousness: his coun- 9 The ungodly walk on tenance will behold the thing every side : when they are exthat is just.

alted, the children of men are

put to rebuke.

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Ow long wilt thou forElp , Lord, for there

get me, O Lord, for is not one godly man ever ? how long wilt thou hide left: for the faithful are mi thy face from me? nished from among the chil 2 How long shall I feek dren of men.

counsel in my soul, and be lo 2 They talk of vanity every vexed in my heart? how long one with his neighbour: they shall mine enemies triumph do but flatter with their lips, over me? and diffemble in their double


Consider and hear me, O heart.

Lord my God; lighten mine 3 The Lord shall root out all eyes, that I neep not in death: deceitful lips, and the tongue

4 Leit mine enemy say, I that speakech proud things. have prevailed against him:

4 Which have said, With tor if I be cast down, they that our tongue will we prevail : trouble me will rejoice at it. we are they that ought to 5 But my trust is in thy speak, who is Lord over mercy; and my hearc is joyful

in thy salvation. 5 Now for the comfortless 6 I will sing of the Lord, troubles fake of the needy, because he hath dealt so lovingand because of the deep figh. ly with me: yea, I will praise ing of the poor;

the Name of the Lord most 6 I will up, faith the Lord, Highest. and will help every one from

PSALM 14. him that swelleth against him, HE fool hath said in his and will fet him at reft.

heart; There is no God.


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