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the salvation of God. but I will reprove clice, and set themelse would I give it: tlou delightest in order before thine eyes.

not in burnt-oflering, 22 Now consider this, ye that forget 17 The sacrifices of Godarc a broken God, lest 1 tear you in pieces, and spirit; a broken and a contrile heart, Here be none to deliver.

O God, thou wilt not despise. 23 Whoso offereth praise glorifieth 18 Dogood in thy good pleasure unto ne: and to him tliat orderetli his con- Zion; build thou the walls of Jerusaversation arighe, will I allow the sal-lem. vation of God.

19 Then shalt thou be pleased with PSALM LI.

the sacrifices of righteousness, with 1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of burnt-offering and whole burnt-ofler

David, when Nathan the prophet ing: then shall they offer bullocke came unto him, aller be bad



thine allar, to Bath-sheba.

AVE mercy upon me, o God,ac- 1 To the chict Musician, Maschil,

cording to thy loving kindness; Psalm of David, when Doeg the according unto the multitude of thy Edomite came and told Saul, anel Lenaer mercies blot out my transgres. said unto him, David is come to the siona.

house of Abimelech. Wash me thoroughly from mine HY iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. chier, O miglity manthe good

3 For I acknowledge my transgresness of God endureth continually. sions; and my sin is ever before me. 2 Tby longue deviselb mischiefs, like

+ Against thee, thee only, have I a sharp razor, working deceitfully. sinned, and done this evil in thy sight; 3 Thou lovest evil more than good, Wat thou mightest be justified when and lying rather than to speak riglit thou speakest, and be clear wben eousness. Selatlı. thou judgest.

Thou lovest all-ulevouring words, 5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; O thou deceitful tongue. and in sin did my mother conceive me. 6 God shall likewise destroy thee for

6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the ever : be shall take thee away, aud mward parts; and in the hidden part puck thee out of thy dwelling place, thou shalt make me to know wisdom. and root thee out of the land of the

7 Purge me with lyssop, and I shall living. Selal. be clean; washine, and I shall be 6 Tlie rigliteous also shall nee, and Whiter than snow.

lear, and shall laugh at him: 8 Make me to hear joy and gladness; 7 LO, Llis is the man that made not that the bones which thou hast broken God his strength; but trusted in the may rejoice.

abundance of his riches, and strengti 9 Hide thy face from ny side, and ened himself in his wickedness. plot out all mine iniquities.

8 Bullam like a green olive-tree in 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; the house of God: I trust in the mercy and renew a right spirit within me.

of God for everand ever. 11 Cast me not away from thy pres- 9 I will praise thee for ever, becausc ence; and take not thy Holy Spirit thou hast done il: and I will wait on from me.

thy name; for it is good before thy 12 Restore unto me the joy of thy saints. salvation; and uphold ine with thy

PSALM LIII. liee Spirit.

T To the chief Musician upon Maha 13 Then will I teach transgressors lain, Maschil, A Psalm of David. Hy ways; and sinnera shall be conrer- HE fool liath cald in his heart,

TH ted unto thee.

There is no God. Corrupt are 14 Deliver me from blood-guiltiness, they, and have done abominable ini O God, thou God of my salvation ; quity: there is none that doeth good, and ny tongue shall sing aloud of thy 2 God looked down from heaven uprighteousness.

on the children of men, to see if there 15 O Lord, open tliou my lips; and were any that did understand, that my mouth shall slıow forth iby praise. did seek God. 16 For thou desirest not sacrifice, 3 Every one of them is gone back


pou God.

David prayeth


against his cnemies. they are altogether become filthy : come upon me, aud borror hath over there is none that duell good, no, not whelined me.

6 And I said, Oh that I had wings 4 Have the workers of iniquily no like a dove! for then would I My knowledge ? who eat up my people as a way, and be at rest They cat bread; they have not called 7 Lo, then would I wander far on,

und remain in the wildemcos. Selali. 6 There were they in great fear, I would lasten my escape from the where no fearwas: for God bath scal- windy storm and tempest. Lered the bones of hiro that encamp- 9 Destroy, O LORD, and divide their eth against thice : thou bast put them longues : for I have seen violence and 10 shame, because Gud hath despised strile in the city. them.

10 Day and night they go about it 6 Oli that the salvation of Israel were upon the walls thereof: mischief a bo come out of Zion! When God bringelli and sorrow are in the midst of ib. back the captivity of his people, Jacob 11 Wickedness is in the midst thereshall rejoice, anıt Israel shall be glad. of :deceit and guide depart not from PSALMI LIV.

her streets. 11 To the chief Musicim on Neginotli, 12 For it it'as not an enemy that re

Maschil, A Psalm of David, when proached me; then I could have honie the Zipliims came and said in Saul, it: neither wns it he that bated ne Doth hot David hide himself with that did inagnily hintsels agninst me; us?

then I would liave bid niyself from AVL me, o God, by thy name and bim : judge me by thy strength.

13 But it suas thou,a man mine equal, Hear my prayer, O God; give ear my guide, and mine acquaintance. to the words of my mouth.

14 \Ve took sweet counsel together, :3 For strangers are risen up against and walked unto tbe bouse of God in 1116, and oppressors seek after my soul: company; iley have not set God before them. 15 Let death seize upon them, ana Selalı.

let them go down quick into hell : lur 4 Behold, God is my helper : the wickedness is in their dwellings, and LORD is with them that uphold my among them. soul.

16 As for me, I will call upon God; i He shall reward evil unto mine and the LORD shall save me. quemies: cutlleni otr in thy truth. 17 Evening, and morning, and at

6 I will freely sacrifice unto thee : 1 noon, will I pray and cry aloud; and will praise thy naine, O LORD; for it he shall beariny roice. is good,

IS He liath delivered my soul in 7 For le liath delivered me out of all peace from the battle tharvas against frouble; and mine eye liath scen his ine: for there were many with me. inine eneniies.

19 God shall bear and amict them, PSALA LV.

eren he tbat abideth of old, Selala 1 To the chic Musician on Neginoti, Because they have no cbanges, there.

Magcbil, A Psalm of David. fore they learnot. God. G HIVL car to my prayer, O God; 20 Heball put forth his lands against

and hide not myself froin my sup such as be at peace with him: le lach plocation.

broken his covenant. 2 Altend unto me, and hear me :1 21 The words of his mouth were mourn io iny complaint, and make a smoother than butter, but war icus in noise;

his licart: his words were softer than 3 Because of the voice of the enemy, oil, yet were they drawn swords. because of the oppression of the wick 22 Cast thy burden upon the LORD, cul; for they cast iniquity upon me, and he shall sustain thee ; he shall and in wrath they late me.

never suffer the righteous to be inored. 401y heart is sore pained within me; 23 But thou, o God, shalt bring then. and the terrors of death are Giulen down into the pit oldestruction;bloody vixon me,

and deceitful inen sliall vot live out 5 Fearfulness and trembling are half their days; but I will trust in thce.

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his dungerous case, PSALMLVI.

even the sons or men, whose teeth are 1 To the chief Musician upon Jonath- spears and arowa, and their tongue a

elem-lechokim, Michtain of David, shapeword. when the Philistines took him in 5 Be thiou esalted, O God, above the Gath.

heavens ; let thy glory bc above all E man would swallow me up; le 6 They have prepared a net for my

merciul a mefor fighting daily oppresseth ne.

steps; my soul is bowed down : they 2 Nine evemies would daily swallow have digged a pit before me, into tlie me up: (or they be inany that fight midst whercoi they are allen them against me, O thou Most High. selves. Selalı.

:3 What time I am afraid, I will trust 7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart in thee,

is lixed; I will sing and give praise. 4 In God I will praise his word, in 8 Awake up, my glory ; awake, psal(iod I have put my trust; I will not (tery and liarp: I myselj' will awake prar whatfiegli can do unto me.

early. 1 Every day they wrest iny words: all| 9 I will praise tice, O Lord, among Ilseir thoughts are against me for evil. the people : I will sing unto thee

6 They gather thiemselves together, among the nations. they hide themselves, they mark my !0 For thy mercy is great unto the steps, when they wait for my soul. heavens,and thiy truth unto the clouds

7 Shall lbey escape by iniquity? in 11 Be thou exalted, 0 God, above the Thine anger cast down the people, ohoavens: let thy' glory be above all the God.

carıb. 8 Thou tellest iny wanderings : put

PSALMI LVIII. Hou my tears into thy bollle: are they to the chief Musician, Al.laschith, not in thy book ?

Nichtam of David.

Oye indeed speak righteousnegg, mine eneinies turn back : this I know; U O congregation ? tlo ye judge up ir God is for me.

rigbilly', O ye sons of inen? 10 In God will I praise his word: in 2 Yea, in beart ye work wickedness; the LORD will I praise his word. ye weigh the violence of your lands

11 In God bare I put my trust: I will in the wirth, 110t be afraid wbat man can do uuto 3 The wicked are estranged from die

wom)); they go astray as soon as they 12 Thy vows are upon me, O God: be born, speaking lies. I will render praises unto tbee. 4 Their puison is like the poison of A

13 For thou hast delivered my soul serpent;They are like the deaf adder Gioin death : 2vili not thou deliver iny chal stoppet her ear ; feet from falling, that I may walk be 5 VVbicle will not hearken to the fore God in the light of the living ? voice of charmers, charming never 30 PSALM LVII.

wisely TTo the chief Musician, Al-tascbith, 6 Break their teeth, O God, in their

Michtam of David, when lie Dedjmouth: break out the great leeth of from Saul in the cave.

the young lions, O Lord.

the ay merciful unto me : for my soul which run continually : when he Llustetii in thee: yea, in the shadow Wendell his bar to shoot inis arrowe, of thy wings will I make my refuge, let tiiem be as cut in pieces. until these calamities be oreipasi.

8 As a snail which melloth, let every 21 will cry unto God most liigh ; unto me of them pass away; like the una God that performeth all things for me, timely birth of a woman, that they

3 He shall send from heaven, and may not see the sun. save me from the reproach of him 9 Belore your pots can feel llie thorns, that would swallow me up. Selah. lie eball take them away as with a God shall send forth his mercy and whirlwind, both living, and in his do is trutlı,

wratlı. 1 Nly soul is among lions; and I lie 10 The righteous shall rejoice when .201 among them that are set on fire, llc seeth the vengeance: he shall waslı

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Jur cilverwice his feet in the blood of the wicked.morning; for thou hast been my ne.

11 So that a man shall say, Verily Tence and refuge in the day of my there is a reward for the righteous : trouble. verily lie is a God wat judgeth in the 17 Unto thee, O my Strengtlı, will I earth.

sing: for God is my delence, and the PSALMI LIX.

God of my mercy'. 1 To the chief Musician, A.-taschith,

PSALDT LX. Michtam of David; when Saul sent, i To the chief Musician upon Sluand they watched the house to kill sban-eduth, Michlam of David, to him.

teachi; when he strove with AramELIVER me from mine enemies, nabaraim, and with Arain.zobah,

when Joab returned, and smote of hat rise up against ine.

Edom in the valley of Salt twelve 2 Deliser me from the workers of in- thousand, iquity,

us, tlou last been the mighty are gathered against me; displeased; O turn ibyself to us a. hot for my transgression, nor for iny gain. sin, O LORD.

2 Thou last made the earth to trem 4 They run and prepare themselves ble; thou hast broken it: lieal thie vilhout my fault: awake to belp me, breaches thereof; for it shaketli, and belold.

3 Tliou hast shewed thy people liard 5 Thou therefore, O LORD God of things; thou hast made us to drink hoals, the God of Israel,awake to visit the wine of astonishunent all the leathen: be not merciful to 4 Thou hast given a banner to them any wicked tranagressors.

Sclab. Liat fear thee, ibat it may be displayed 6 They return at evening: they make because of the truth. Selalı. a noise like a dog, and go round about 5 That thiy belo ed may be delivered; ilie city.

save with thy right hand, and heai 7 Behold, they belch out with their me. moulb: swords are in their lips : for 6 God liath spoken in his holiness; wlio, say they, dotb hear?

I will rejoice: I will divide Suechem 8 But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh al and mete out the ralley of Succoth. them; thou shalt have all the heathen 7 Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is ill derision.

mine; Ephraim also is the strength of 9 Because of his strength will I wait my head; Judah is my lawgiver; upon thee; for God is my defence. 8 Noab is my washipot; over Edom

10 The God of my mercy shall pre: will I cast out my shoe; Plilistia, tri. jent me: God shall let ine ece my de umpli thou because of me. sirc upon mine enemies.

9 Who will bring me into the strong 11 Slay tliem not, lest my people lor-city? who will lead me into Edon? gel: scatter them by thy power; and 10 l'ill not thou, O God, which ladet bring them down, O LORD our shiell. cast is off? and thou, O loc, ichich

12 Tor the sin of their mouth, and didst not go out with our a cmies? The words of Hieir lips, let them even Il Give 119 help from trouble; lor be taken in their pridle; and for curs- vain is the help of man. ing and lying which they speak. 12 Through God we sliall do valiant.

13 Consume them in wrath,consume ly; for be it is that shall tread down them, that they may not be: and let our enemies. them know that God rulelh in Jacob

PSILNI LII. into tlie ends of the earth. Selal. 1. To the chief Musician upon Negra 14 And at ; nal, Psalm of Davidl.

EAR ny cry, O God; attend unand round about the city.

15 Let them wander upand clown for 2 From the end of tlıe earth will l meat, and grudge if they he not satis. cry into thee, when my beart is orerlica

wiiclmed: lead me to the Rock that is 16 Rut I will sing of thy power: yea, bigher than I. I will sing aloud or thy meros in the 3 For thou last been a shelter for

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4 I will abide in thiy tabernacle for cth for thee, my flesh longeth for thec ever; I will trust in the corert of thy in a dry and thirsty land, where no wings. Sclab.

water is; 5 For thou, O God, hast hearil my 2 To see thy power and thy glory,so lows: thou hast give me the herit- as I have seen thee in the sancluary. irge of those that lear thy name, 3 Because thy loving-kindness is bet.

Ö Thou wilt prolong the king's life; ter than life, my lips shall praise thee. and his years as many generations.

4 Thus will l bless thee while I live: 7 He shall abide before God for ever: I will lift up my hands in thy name. o prepare niercy and bulb, which 6 My soul sliall be satisfied as with may preserve bim,

marrow and fatness; and my mouth 8 So will I sing praise unto thy name sball praise thee with joyful lips; for ever, that I may daily perform my 6 When I remember thee upon my

bed, and meditate on thee in tlie PSALM LXII,

night-watches. 1 To the chief Musician, 10 Jeduthun, 7 Because thou hast been iny lielp, A Psalın ol' David,

therefore in the shadow of thy wings TRULY my scul waiteth upon God: will I rejoice.

8 My soul followeth hard after thee: 2 Ile only is my rock and my salvathy right hand upholdeth me. lion; he is niy defence; I shall not 9 But those thul seek iny soul, todeve greatly greatly moved.

stroy it, shall go in'o the lower paris 3 II w long will ye imagine mischief of the earth. against a man? ye shall be slain all of 10 They shall fall by the sword; they jou: as a bowing wall shall ye be, shall be a portion for loxes. und as a totlering lence.

11 Bul the king shall rejoice in Gull; 4 They only consult to casthim down every one that swearetli by liim shall from liis excellency; they delight in glory: but the mouth of them liat lies: they bless with their mouth, but speak lies shall be stopped. they curse inwardly. Selalı.

PSALM LXIV. 5 My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from liin. T To the chief Musician, A Pealm ol 6 He only is iny rock and my salva.

David. tion: he is

EAR O God, in my inoved.

preserve iny froni 7 In God is my salvation and my glo- fear of the enemy. ry; the rock of my strength, and iny 2 Hide me from the secret counsel refuge, is in God.

of the wicked; for the insurrection & Trust in bim at all times; ye pco for the workers of iniquity: ple, pour out your heart before him: 3 Who whet their tongue like i God is a resuge for us.


word, and bend their borus 10 shoot 9 Surely men of low degree are van their arrows, even bitter words; ity, and men of high degree are a lie: Tlint they may shoot in secret at to be laid in the balance, they are alto- the perfect: suddenly do they shoot gether lighter than vanity'.

at him, and lear not. 10 Trust not in oppression, and be 5 They encourage themselves in an come not vain in robbery: if riches in evil maller: they coininune of laying crease, set not your heart upon them. sna'es privily; they say, Who shall

Il God latlı spoken once ; twice see them? have I beard this, that power belong. | 6 They search out iniquities; they cik unto God.

Accomplish a diligent search: both the 12 Also unto thee, O LORD, belong. inward thought of every one of them, rch mercy: for thou renderest to eve. and the heart, is deep. ry man according to his work.

7 But God sball sloot at thein will PSALSI LXIII,

an arrow; suddenly shall they be 1 A Pealm of David, when he was in wounded. the wilderness of Judalı. 8 Sothysball make their own!ongrie

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