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strength is in thee, in whose 3 Thou haft taken away heart are thy ways.

all thy displeasure, and turned 6 Who going through the thyself from thy wrathful invale of milery, use it for a dignation. well, and the pools are filled 4 Turn us then, O God our with water.

Saviour, and let thine anger 7 I hey will go from strength cease from us. to strength, and unto the God 5 Wilt thou be displeased at of gods appeareth every one us for ever, and wilt thou of them in Sion.

stretch out thy wrath from one 8 O Lord God of hosts, generation to another? hear my prayer ; hearken, o 6 Wilt thou not turn again God of Jacob.

and quicken us, that thy peo9 Behold, O God our de ple may rejoice in thee? fender, and look upon the 7 Shew us thy mercy, O face of thine anointed. Lord, and grant us thy fal.

10 For one day in thy courts vation. is better than a thousand.

8 I will hearken what the 11 I had rather be a door- Lord God will say concernkeeper in the house of my ing me, for he shall speak God, than to dwell in the peace unto his people, and to tents of ungodliness.

his saints, that they turn not 12 For the Lord God is a again. light and defence; the Lord 9 For his falvation is nigh will give grace and worship, them that fear him, that glo. and no good thing shall he ry may dwell in our land. withhold from them that live 10 Mercy and truth are a godly life.

met together ; righteousness 13 O Lord God of hosts, and peace have kissed each oblessed is the man that putteth ther. his trust in thee.

11 Truth shall flourifh out

of the earth, and righteoulPSALM 85.

ness hath looked down from Ord, thou art become


heaven. cious unto thy land 12 Yea, the Lord shall shew thou hast turned away the cap loving-kindness, and our land tivity of Jacob.

shall give her increase. 2 Thou hast forgiven the 13 Righteousness shall go offence of thy people, and before him, and he shall di. covered all their fins.

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thee, that I may fear thy PSALM 86.


12 I will thank thee, O OW down thine ear, O Lord my God, with all my

Lord, and hear me; for heart, and will praise thy I am poor and in misery. Name for evermore.

2 Preserve thou my soul, 13 For great is thy mercy for I am holy; my God, fave toward me, and thou hast dethy servant that putteth his livered my soul from the netrust in thee.

thermost hell. 3 Be merciful unto me, o 14 O God, the proud are Lord; for I will call daily up- risen against me, and the conon thee.

gregations of naughty men 4 Comført the soul of thy have fought after my soul, and servant; for unto thee, o have not let thee before their Lord, do I lift up my soul. eyes. 5

For thou, Lord, art good 15 But thou, O Lord God, and gracious, and of great art full of compassion and mermercy unto all them that call cy, long-suffering, plenteous .

in goodness and truth. 6 Give ear, Lord, unto my 16 O turn thee then unto prayer, and ponder the voice me, and have mercy upon me; of my humble desires.

give thy strength unto thy fer7 In the time of my trouble vant, and help the son of thine I will call upon thee, for thou handmaid. hearest me.

17 Shew some token upon 8 Among the gods there is me for good, that they who none like unto thee, O Lord; hace me may see it, and be athere is not one that can do as Thamed ; because thou, Lord, thou doest.

haft holpen me, and comfort9 All nations whom thoued me. haft made shall come and PSALM 87. worship thee, O Lord, and TER foundations are upon shall glorify thy Name.

the holy hills; the Lord 10 For thou art great, and loveth the gates of Sion more doest wonderous things; thou than all the dwellings of Jacob. art God alone.

2 Very excellent things are II Teach me thy way, O spoken of thee, thou city of Lord, and I will walk in thy God. truth ; O knit my heart unto

3 I will think



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and Babylon, with them that upon me, and thou hast vexed know me.

me with all thy storms. 4 Behold ye the Philistines 7 Thou hast put away mine also, and they of Tyre, with acquaintance far from me, the Morians, lo, there was he and made me to be abhorred born.

of them. 5 And of Sion it shall be 8 I am so fast in prifon, reported, that he was born in that I cannot get forth. her, and the most High shall 9 My light faileth for very stablish her.

trouble, Lord, I have called 6 The Lord shall rehearse it daily upon thee, I have stretchwhen he writeth up the peo ed forth my hands unto thee. ple, that he was born there. 10 Dost thou shew wonders

7 The singers also and trum- among the dead? Or shall the peters shall he rehearse; all my dead rise up again, and praise fresh springs shall be in thee. thee?

11 Shall thy loving-kindPSALM 88.

nefs be shewed in the grave ? Lord God of my falva. Or thy faithfulness in deftruc

tion, I have cried day tion ? and night before thee; O let 12 Shall thy wonderousworks my prayer enter into thy pre- be known in the dark; and thy sence, incline thine ear unto righteousness in the land where my calling

all things are forgotten? 2 For my soul is full of

13 Unto thee have I cried, trouble, and my life draweth | Lord, and early shall my nigh unto hell.

prayer come before thee. 3 I am counted as one of

14 Lord, why abhorreft them that go down into the thou my soul, and hideft thou pit, and I have been even as thy face from me ? a man that hath no strength. 15 I am in misery, and like

4 Free among the dead, like unto him that is at the point unto them that are wounded, to die ; even from my youth and lie in the grave, who are up thy terrors have I suffered out of remembrance, and are with a troubled mind. cut away from thy hand. 16 Thy wrathful displeasure

5 Thou hast laid me in the goeth over me, and the fear lowest pit, in a place of dark- of thee hath undone me. ness, and in the deep.

17 They came round about 6 Thineindignation lieth hard me daily like water, and com


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! passed me together on every 90 Lord God of hosts, side.

who is like unto thee? Thy 18 My lovers and friends truth, most mighty Lord, is haft thou put away from me, on every side. and hid mine acquaintance out 10 Thou ruleft the raging of of my fight.

the sea; thou stillest the waves

thereof when they arise. PSALM 89.

11 Thou haft fubdued E

gypt, and destroyed it; thou Y song shall be alway of hast scattered thine enemies

the loving-kindness of abroad with thy mighty arm. the Lord; with my mouth will i2 The heavens are thine, : I ever be shewing thy truth the earth also is thine ; thou } from one generation to ano- haft laid the foundation of the ther.

world, and all that therein 2 For I have said, Mercy is. shall be set up for ever, thy 13 Thou hast made the north truth shalt thou stablish in the and the south; Tabor and heavens.

Hermon thall rejoice in thy 3

I have made a covenant Name. with my chosen ; I have sworn 14. Thou hast a mighty unto David my servant. arm ; strong is thy hand, and

4 Thy feed will I ftablish for high is thy right hand. ever, and set up thythrone from 15 Righteousness and equity one generation to another. are the habitation of thy seat

50 Lord, the very hea- mercy and truth shall go bevens shall praise thy wonderous fore thy face. works, and thy truth in the 16 Blessed is the people, O congregation of the faints. Lord, that can rejoice in thee;

6 For who is he among the they shall walk in the light of clouds that shall be compared thy countenance. unto the Lord ?

17 Their delight shall be 7 And what is he among the daily in thy Name, and in thy gods that shall be like unto righteousness shall they make the Lord ?

their boait. 8 God is very greatly to be 18 For thou art the glory feared in the council of the of their strength, and in thy saints, and to be had in reve loving-kindness thou shalt lift rence of all them that are up our horns. round about him.

19 For the Lord is our de

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fence; the holy One of Israel, fake my law, and walk not in is our King.

my judgments; 20 Thou spakest sometime 32 If they break my ftain visions unto thy faints, and tutes, and keep not my comfaidft,I have laid help upon one mandments, I will visit their that is mighty, I have exalted offences with the rod, and one chosen out of the people. their sin with scourges.

21 I have found David my 33 Nevertheless, my lovingservant; with my holy oil kindness will I not utterly take have I anointed him.

from him, nor suffer my truth 22 My hand shall hold him to fail. fast, and my arm shall 34. My covenant will I not strengthen him.

break, nor alter the thing that 23 The enemy shall not be is gone out of my lips; I have able to do him violence; the sworn once by my holiness, son of wickedness shall not that I will not fail David. hurt him.


His feed shall endure 24 I will smite down his foes for ever, and his seat is like before his face, and plague as the sun before me. them that hate him.

36 He shall stand fast for e25 Mytruth also and mymer vermore as the moon, and as су shall be with him, and in my the faithful witness in heaven. Name shall his horn be exalted. 37 But thou hast abhorred,

26 I will fet his dominion and forsaken thine Anointed, also in the sea, and his right and art displeased at him. hand in the floods.

38 Thou hast broken the 27 He shall call me, Thou covenant of thy servant, and art my Father, my God, and cast his crown to the ground. my strong falvation.

39 Thou haft overthrown 28 And I will make him all his hedges, and broken my first-born; higher than the down his strong holds. kings of the earth.

40 All they that go by, spoil 29 My mercy will I keep him, and he is become a re. for him for evermore, and proach to his neighbours, my covenant shall stand fast 41 Thou hast set up the right with him.

hand of his enemies, and made 30 His seed also will I make all his adversaries to rejoice. to endure for ever, and his 42 Thou haft taken away the throne as the days of heaven. edge of his sword, and givest

51 But if his children for him not victory in the battle,

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