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2 Thou that hearest the the little valleys thereof, thou prayer, unto thee shall all makest it soft with the drops Aesh come.

of rain, and bleffest the in3 My misdeeds prevail a- crease of it. gainst me; O be thou merci. 12 Thou crowneft the year ful unto our sins.

with thy goodness, and thy 4 Blessed is the man whom clouds drop fatness. thou choosest, and receivest 13 They shall drop upon unto thee; he shall dwell in the dwellings of the wilderthy court, and shall be satisfied ness, and the little hills shall with the pleasures of thy house, rejoice on every side. even of thy holy temple. 14 The folds fhall be full

5 Thou shalt shew us won. of sheep; the valleys also shall derful things in thy righteous. Itand so thick with corn, that ness, O God of our salvation; they shall laugh and fing thou that art the hope of all the

PSALM 66. ends of the earth, and of thein that remain in the broad fea. Be joyful in God, all ye

6 Who in his strength set- lands; fing praises unto teth fast the mountains, and the honour of his Name, make is girded about with power. his praise to be glorious.

7 Who stilleth the raging 2 Say unto God, O how of the sea, and the noise of his wonderful art thou in thy waves, and the madness of the works, through the greatness. people.

of thy power shall thine ene8 They also that dwell in the mies be found liars unto thee. uttermoft parts of the earth, 3

For all the world fhall shall be afraid at thy tokens; worship thee, sing of thee, and thou that makest the out-go praise thy Name. ings of the morning and even- 4 O come hither, and be. ing to praise thee.

hold the works of God; how 9 Thou visitest the earth, wonderful he is in his doing and blefieft it ; thou makeft it toward the children of men ! very plentecus.

5 He turned the fea into 10 The river of God is full dry land, so that they went of water ; thou prepareft their through the water on foot; corn,for so chou providest for there did we rejoice thereof. the earth.

6 He ruleth with his power 11 Thou waterest her fur- for ever, his eyes behold the rows, thou sendest rain into people, and such as will not


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my prayer. 7 O praise our God, ye peo- 18 Praised be God, who hath ple, and make the voice of not cast out my prayer ; nor his praise to be heard ; turned his mercy from me.

8 Who holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet PSALM 67. to lip.

9 For thou, O God, haft OD be merciful unto us, proved us; thou also haft tried and bless us, and shew us, like as silver is tried. us

the light of his countenance, 10 Thou broughtest us in- and be merciful unto us; to the snare, and laidest trou- ¿ That thy way may be ble upon our loins.

known upon earth, thy saving I Thou sufferedst men to health among all nations. ride over our heads; we went 3 Let the people praise thee, through fire and water, and God; yea, let all the people thou broughtest us out into a praise thee. wealthy place.

4 O let the nations rejoice 12 I will go into thine house and be glad; for thou shalt with burnt offerings, and will judge the people righteously, pay thee my vows, which I and govern the nations upon promised with my lips, and earth. spake with my mouth, when I 5 Let the people praise was in trouble.

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peo13 I will offer unto thee fat ple praise thee. burnt-sacrifices, with the in- 6 Then shall the earth bring cense of rams; I will offer bul. forth her increase, and God, locks and goats.

even our own God, shall give 14 O come hither, and us his blessing. hearken, all yé that fear God, 7 God shall bless us, and and I will tell you what he all the ends of the world shall hath done for my soul. .

fear him. I called unto him with my mouth, and gave him PSALM 68. praises with my tongue.

ET God arise, and let his edness with my heart, the enemies be scattered ; lec Lord will not hear me.

them also that hate him Aee 17 But God hath heard me, before him.

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2 Like as the smoke vanish-dwell therein; for thou, o eth, so shalt thou drive them God, hast of thy goodness away, and like as wax melteth prepared for the poor. at the fire, so let the ungodly i The Lord gave the perish at the presence of God. word; great was the com

3. But let the righteous be pany of the preachers. glad, and rejoice before God, 12 Kings with their armies let them also be merry and did flee, and were discomfitjoyful.

ed, and they of the houshold 4 O sing unto God, and sing divided the spoil. praises unto his Name; mag- 13 Though ye have lien nify him that rideth upon among the pots, yet shall ye be the heavens, as it were upon as the wings of a dove, that an horse ; praise him in his is covered with silver wings, Name JAH, and rejoice be and her feathers like gold. fore him.

14 When the Almighty 5 He is a father of the fa scattered kings for their fake, therless, and defendeth the then were they as white as cause of the widows; even snow in Salmon. God in his holy habitation. 15 As the hill of Bafan, so

6 He is the God that mak- is God's hill, even an high eth men to be of one mind hill, as the hill of Basan. in an house, and bringeth the 16 Why hop ye so, ye high prisoners out of captivity ; but hills ? this is God's hill, in the setteth the runagates continue which it pleaseth him to dwell ; in scarceness.

yea, the Lord will abide in it 7 O God, when thou went- for ever. eft forth before the people, 17 The chariots of God are when thou wentest through twenty thousand, even thouthe wilderness,

sands of angels, and the Lord 8 The earth shook, and the is among them, as in the holy heavens dropped at the pre- place of Sinai. fence of God; even as Sinai also 18 Thou art gone up on was moved at the presence of high, thou hast led captivity God, who is the God of Israel. captive, and received gifts for

9 Thou, O God, senteft a men; yea, even for thine enegracious rain upon thine inhe. mies, that the Lord God might ritance, and refreshedit it dwell among them. when it was weary.

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us, and poureth his benefits, thing, O God, that thou hast upon us.

wrought in us, 20 He is our God, even the 29 For thy temple's fake at God of whom cometh salva. Jerusalem, so shall kings bring tion; God is the Lord, by presents unto thee. whom we escape death.

30 When the company of 21 God shall wound the head the spear-men, and multitude of his enemies, and the hairy of the mighty are scattered ascalp of such a one as goeth on broad among the beasts of the still in his wickedness. people, so that they humbly

22 The Lord hath said, 1 bring pieces of silver, and will bring my people again, as when he hath scattered the I did from Basan; mine own people that delight in war, will I bring again, as I did 31 Then shall the princes sometime from the deep of come out of Egypt; the Mo. the sea.

rians land shall foon stretch 23 That thy foot may be out her hands unto God. dipped in the blood of thine 32 Sing unto God, O ye enemies, and that the tongue kingdoms of the earth; O sing of thy dogs may be red praises unto the Lord, through the same.

33 Who fitteth in the hea24 It is well feen, O God, vens over all from the beginhow thou goeft; how thou, ning; lo, he doth send out his my God, and King, goeft in voice, yea, and that a mighty the sanctuary

voice. 25 The singers go before, 34 Ascribe ye the power the minstrels follow after ; in to God over Israel; his worthe midst are the damsels play-ship and strength is in the ing with the timbrels.

clouds. 26 Give thanks, O Israel, 35 O God, wonderful art unto God the Lord in the con- thou in thy holy places ; even gregations, from the ground the God of Israel, he will give of the heart.

strength and power unto his 27 There is little Benjamin people; blessed be God. their ruler, and the princes of Judah their council; the prin- PSALM. 69. ces of Zabulon, and the princes of Nephthali.

Ave me, O God, for the 28 Thy God hath sent forth waters are come in, even strength for thee; ftablish the unto my soul.

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2 I stick fast in the deep | speak against me, and the mire, where no ground is; I drunkards make fongs upon am come into deep waters, so me. that the floods run over me. 13 But, Lord, I make my

3 I am weary of crying, prayer unto thee, in an acmy throat is dry; my sight ceptable time. faileth me for waiting so long 14 Hear me, O God, in the

multitude of thy mercy, even 4 They that hate me within the truth of thy salvation. out a cause, are more than the 15 Take me out of the mire, hairs of my head; they that are that I fink not; O let me be mine enemies, and would de delivered from them that hate stroy me guiltless, are mighty. me, and out of the deep wa

5 I paid them the things that ters. I never took; God, thou know- 16 Let not the water-flood est my fimpleness, and my drown me, neither let the deep faults are not hid from thee. swallow me up, and let not the

6 Let not them that trust pit shut her mouth upon me. in thee, O Lord God of hofts, 17 Hear me, O Lord, for be ashamed for my cause; let thy loving-kindness is comnot those that seek thee, befortable; turn thee unto me, confounded through me, o according to the multitude of Lord God of lfrael.

thy mercies. 7 And why? for thy fake 18 And hide not thy face have I suffered reproof; shame from thy servant, for I am in hath covered


trouble; o haste thee, and 8 I am become a stranger un hear me. to my brethren; even an alien 19

Draw nigh unto my foul, unto my mother's children. and save it; O deliver me, 9

For the zeal of thine because of mine enemies. house hath even eaten me, and 20 Thou hast known my the rebukes of them that re- reproof, my shame, and my buked thee, are fallen upon dishonour; mine adversaries

are all in thy sight. 10 I wept and chastened 21 Thy rebuke hath broken myself with fasting, and that my heart, I am full of heaviwas turned to my reproof. ness; I looked for some to

11 I put on fackcloth also, have pity on me, but there and they jested upon me.

was no man, neither found I 12 They that fit in the gate any to comfort me.

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