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rising up of the sun, unto the world is mine, and all that is going down thereof.

therein. 2 Out of Sion hath God ap- 13 Thinkest thou that I will peared, in perfect beauty. eat bulls Aesh, and drink the

3 Our God shall come, and blood of goats ? shall not keep silence; there 14 Offer unto God thankfshall


before him a consum- giving, and pay thy vows uning fire, and a mighty tempeit to the most Highest. shall be stirred up round about 15 And call upon me in him.

the time of trouble; so will I 4 He shall call the heaven hear thee, and thou shalt praise from above, and the earth, me. that he may judge his people. 16 But unto the ungodly

5 Gather my saints toge- said God, Why dost thou ther unto me; those that have preach my laws, and takeit made a covenant with me with my covenant in thy mouth; facrifice.

17 Whereas thou hateft to 6 And the heavens shall be reformed, and haft cast my declare his righteousness; for words behind thee? God is judge himself.

18 When thou fawest a 7 Hear, O my people, and thief, thou consentedit unto I will speak; I mylelf will him, and haft been partaker teftify against thee, o Ifrael, with the adulterers. for I am God, even thy God. 19 Thou hast let thy mouth

8 I will not reprove thee speak wickedness, and with because of thy sacrifices, or for thy tongue thou hast set forth thy burnt offerings; becaufe deceit. they were not alway before me. 20 Thou sattest and spakeft

I will take no bullock out against thy brother, yea, and of thine house; nor he-goat halt Nandered thine own moout of thy folds.

ther's son. 10 For all the beasts of the 21 These things haft thou forest are mine, and so are the done, and I held my tongue, cattle upon a thousand hills. and thou thoughtest wickedly,

11 I know all the fowls up that I am even such a one as on the mountains, and the thyself ; but I will reprove wild beasts of the field are in thee, and set before thee the my sight.

things that thou hast done. 12 If I be hungry, I will 22 O consider this, ye that not tell thee; for the whole forget God; left I pluck you

away, on thine altar.

deliver you.



away, and there be none to 9 Turn thy face from my sins,

and put out all my misdeeds. 23 Whoso offereth

10 Make me a clean heart, thanks and praise, he honour. O God, and renew a right eth me, and to him that order. spirit within me. eth his conversation right, will si Caft me not away from I shew the salvation of God. thy presence, and take not PSALM 51.

thy fioly Spirit from me.

12 O give me the comfort Ave mercy upon me, o of thy help again, and itablish

God, after thy great me with thy free Spirit. goodness; according to the 13 Then shall I teach thy multitude of thy mercies do ways unto the wicked, and away mine offences.

finners shall be converted unto 2 Wash me throughly from thee. my wickedness, and cleanse 14 Deliver me from bloodme from my fin.

guiltiness, O God, thou that 3 For I acknowledge my art the God of my health, and faults, and my fin is ever be my tongue shall sing of thy fore me.

righteousness. 4 Against thee only have I 15 Thou shalt open my finned, and done this evil in lips, O Lord, and my mouth thy light; that thou mightest shall shew thy praise. be justified in thy saying, and 16 For thou desirest no fa. clear when thou art judged. crifice, else would I give it

5 Behold, I was Thapen in thee; but thou delightest not wickedness; and in sin hath in burnt offerings. my mother conceived me. 17 The sacrifice of God is

6 But lo, thou requirest truth a troubled spirit; a broken in the inward parts, and shalt and contrite heart, O God, make me to understand wil shalt thou not despise. dom secretly.

18 O be favourable and 7 Thou shalt purge me gracious unto Sion ; build with hyssop, and I shall be thou the walls of Jerusalem. clean; thou shalt wash me, and 19 Then shalt thou be pleasI shall be whiter than snow, ed with the sacrifice of righte

8 Thou shalt make me hear ousness, with the burnt-offerof joy and gladness, that the ings and oblations; then shall bones which thou haft broken they offer young bullocks upmay rejoice.


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said in his heart, There 2 Whereas the goodness of is no God. God endureth yet daily? 2 Corrupt are they, and

3 Thy tongue imagineth become abominable in their wickedness, and with lies thou wickedness; there is none that cuttest like a sharp rafor. doeth good.

4 Thou hast loved unrigh- 3 God looked down from teousness more than goodness, heaven upon the children of and to talk of lies more than men, to see if there were any righteousness.

that would understand, and 5 Thou hast loved to speak seek after God. all words that may do hurt; 4 But they are all gone out O thou false tongue.

of the way, they are altoge6 Therefore shall God de-ther become aboninable, there stroy thee for ever; he shall is also none that doeth good, take thee, and pluck thee out no not one. of thy dwelling, and root thee 5 Are not they without unout of the land of the living. derstanding, that work wick

7 The righteous also shall edness, eating up my people see this, and fear, and shall as if they would eat bread? laugh him to scorn.

they have not called upon 8 Lo, this is the man that God. took not God for his strength; 6 They were afraid where but trusted unto the multitude no fear was; for God hath of his riches, and strengthned broken the bones of him that himself in his wickedness. belieged thee; thou hast put

9 As for me, I am like a them to confusion, because green olive-tree in the house God hath despised them. of God; my trust is in the 7 Oh, that the salvation tender mercy of God for ever were given unto Israel out of and ever.

Sion; Oh, that the Lord would 10 I will always give thanks deliver his people out of capunto thee for that thou haft tivity! done, and I will hope in thy 8 Then should Jacob reName, for thy saints like it | joice, and Israel should be well.

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within me, and the fear of

death is fallen upon me. Ave me, O God, for thy 5 Fearfulness and trembling

Name's fake, and avenge are come upon me, and an me in thy strength.

horrible dread hath

over2 Hear my prayer, O God, whelmed me. and hearken unto the words of 6 And I said, Oh that I had

wings like a dove ; for then 3 For strangers are risen up would I fee away, and be at against me; and tyrants, which rest. have not God before their 7 Lo, then would I get me


away far off, and remain in 4 Behold, God is my help- the wilderness. er; the Lord is with them that 8 I would make hafte to. uphold my soul.

escape; because of the stormy 5 He shall reward evil unto wind and tempeft. mine enemies ; destroy thou 9 Destroy their tongues, o them in thy truth.

Lord, and divide them; for 6 An offering of a free heart I have spied unrighteousness, will I give thee, and praise thy and strife in the city. Name, O Lord, because it is 10 Day and night they go so comfortable.

about within the walls thereŹ For he hath delivered me of; mischief also and sorrow out of all my trouble, and are in the midst of it. mine eye hath seen his desire 11 Wickedness is therein, upon mine enemies.

deceit and guile go not out of

their streets. PSALM 55.

12 For it is not an open Ear my prayer, O God, enemy that hath done me this

and hide not thyself dishonour; for then I could from my petition.

have borne it. 2 Take heed unto me, and 13 Neither was it mine ad. hear me; how I mourn in my versary that did magnify himprayer, and am vexed.

self against me; for then per3 The enemy crieth so, and adventure I would have hid the ungodly cometh on so fast; myself from him, for they are minded to do me 14 But it was even thou, some mischief, fo maliciously my companion, my guide, are they set against me. and mine own familiar friend. 4. My heart is disquieted 15 We took sweet counsel



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together, and walked in the, my trust shall be in thee, o house of God as friends. Lord.

16 Let death come hastily upon them, and let them go PSALM 56. down quick into the grave; for wickedness is in their

E merciful unto me, O dwellings, and among them. God, for man goeth a

17 As for me, I will call bout to devour me; he is upon God, and the Lord shall daily fighting, and troubling save me.

18 In the evening, and 2 Mine enemies are daily morning, and at noon-day will in hand to swallow me up; for I pray, and that instantly, and they be many that fight against he shall hear my voice. me, O thou' most Highest.

19 It is he that hath deliver- 3 Nevertheless, though I ed my soul in peace from the am sometime afraid, yet put I battle that was against me ; for my trust in thee. there were many with me. 4 I will praise God, because

20 Yea, even God, that en of his word; I have put my dureth for ever, shall hear me, trust in God, and will not fear and bring them down ; for they | what flesh can do unto me. will not turn, nor fear God. 5 They daily mistake my

21 He laid his hands upon words; all that they imagine such as be at peace with him, is to do me evil. and he break his covenant. 6 They hold all together,

22 The words of his mouth and keep themselves clofe, and were softer than butter, having mark my steps, when they lay war in his heart; his words wait for my soul. were smoother than oil, and 7 Shall they escape for their yet be they very swords. wickedness; thou, O God, in

23 O cast thy burden upon thy displeasure shall cast them the Lord, and he shall nourish down. thee, and shall not suffer the 8 Thou tellest my fittings, righteous to fall for ever.

put my tears into thy bottle; 24 And as for them, thou, are not these things noted in O God, shalt bring them into thy book ? the pit of destruction.


Whensoever I call upon 25 The blood.thirsty and thee, then shall mine enemies deceitful men shall not live out be put to fight; this I know, half their days; nevertheless, I for God is on my side.

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