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David prarscil Gurt


sur les poulence. 7 Remember, O Lord, the children lite me; it is bigl, I cilinot (llari of Edom in the day of Jerusalem, who unto it. said, Rase it, rase it, even to the soun- 7 Whither eball i go froin thy Spirit? dation thereof.

or wbither shall I sec from thy pres8 O daughter of Babylon, who art to ence? de destroyed; happy shuil he be that 8 If I ascend up into beaven, lion rewardech thee as thou hast served us. art there ; il I make my bed in lieli, 9 Happy shall he be that taketh and bebold, thou a'lcheren daslieth lliy little ones against the 9 If I like the wings of the morn.

iug, and dwell in the utlermoal parts PSALMI CXXXVII,

olihe sea; 11 P'sulm oi David.

10 Even there shall thy band lead I

WILL praise thee with my whole me, and thy right hand shall boll me.

heart; before the gods will I 9108 11 Ill say, Surely the darkness shall praise unto thee.

corer me; even the niyht sliall be 2 I will worship toward thy boly Light about me. temple, and praise thy name for thy 12 Yea, the darkness liideth not from loving kindness, and for thy truth: for thee; but the night shinell as the day: Hou hast maguilied by word above the darkness and the light are both all thy name.

alike to thes. 3 In live day wber. I cried thou an. 13 For thou last possessed my reins: sweredst me, and strengthenedst inelthou hast covered ine in my mother's with strength in my soul.

# All the kivgs of the earth sball 14 I will praise thee; for I an fearpraise thee, O LORD, when they hear fully and wonderfully made: marvelthe words of thy mouth.

lous arctly works; und that uiy soul 6 Yea, they shall sing in the ways of knoweth riglit well. the LOlD;sor great is thie glory of the 15 Mly substance was not

hiá from LORD.

thee, wlien I was made in secret, anai 6 Though the LORD be high, yet hath curiously wrought in the lowest parts be respect unto the lowly: but the of the earth. proud he knoweth afar of.

16 Thie eyes did see my substance, 7 Though I walk in the midst of trou yet being perfect; and in thy book ble, tliou wilt revive me; thou shalt all my members were written, which stretch forth thy hand against the in continuance were fashioned, when wrath of mine enemies, and tby riglit as yet there wous none of them. Land shall save ine.

17 How precious also are thythoughts S Tlie LORD will perfect that which unto me, o God! how great is the concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, suin of them! induercth for ever: forsake not the 18 If I should count them, they are Works or live owu lands.

inorc in number than the sand: when PSALM CXXXIX.

I awake, I am still wilb. diee.

19 Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, 11 To thic chics Musician, A Pealm or o God: depart froin molherefore, y'e David,

bloody men. , thou hast

20 For they epeak against thee wick and known me.

, and thine enemies take thy 2 Thou knowest my down-sitling and name in vain. mine up-rising; thou understaudest 21 Do not I hate them, O LORD, that iny thought afar oil.

hale tliee? and am not I grieved with 3 Thou compassest my path, and my those that rise up against thee? lying down, and art acquainted with 22 I hate them with perfect hatred all iny ways.

I count them mise enemies. 4 For there is not a word in my 23 Search me, O God, and know tongue, but, io, 0 LOND, thou kinowest my heart; try me, and know my it altogether.

thoughts: 5 Thou hast besci me bebid aud be- 24 Aud Lee if there be any wicked fore, and laid thy hand upon me. way in me, and lead me in he way Ö Such knowledge is too wonderfulleverlasting.

David's comfort in


prayer to God. PSALM CXL.

6 Let the rigbleous sinile me; it shall 1 To the cluel Musician, A Psalm of be a kindness: and let hun reprove David.

me; it shall be an excellent oil, ichich DEVI

ELIVER me, 0 Lond, from the shall not break my bead; for yel nya

evil man : préserve me from die prayer also shall be in their calamitien. violent nan ;

6 VV ben their judges are overthrossa 2 Which imagine misebiefs in their io stony places, they shall bear my neart : continually are they gathered words; for they are sweet. together for war.

7 Our bones are scattered at the 3 They bave sharpened their tongues grave's mouth, as when one culteth like a serpent; addcr's poison is under and clearelli wood upon the earth. their lips. Selah.

8 But mine eyes are upto thee, O God 4 Keep me, 0 Lond, from the bands the LORD : in ibee is my trust; leave of the wicked; preserve me from the not my soul destilute. violent man; wio have purpused to 9 Keep me from the snare which overthrow my goings.

They bave laid for me, and the gins of 5 The proud have bid a snare for me, the workers of iniquity. and cords ; they have spread a net by 10 Let the wicked tall into their own the way.side; they bave set ging for nels, whilst that I withal escape. Selali.

PSALDI CXLII. 6 1 said unto the Lord, Thou art my God: liear the voice of my supplica- T Maschil of David: A Prayer wnen tions, O LORD.

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Dy salvationthou hast covcred my voice ; with voice the head in the day of battle.

LORD did I make my application. 8 Grant not, LORD, the desires of 21 poured out my complaint before the wicked : further not his wicked lim ; l showed before him my trouble. device : less they exalt themselves. 3 Wien ny spirit was overwhelined Selah.

within nie, ben thou knewest my patlı 9 As for the head of those that com. In die way wherein I walked have pass me about, let the misctics of they privily laid a soare for me. their own lips cover them.

4 I looked ou my right hand, and be10 Let burning coals fall upon them: held, but there wus no man that would let them be cast into the fire ; into know me : reluge fajled me ; no man dcep pils, that they rise not up again. cared forony soul 11 Let not an evil speaker be estaba 51 cried unto thee, O LORD: I said, lisiied in the earth : eril shan bunt Tlou urt my reluge and my portion Jic violent man to overthroiv him. in the land of the living.

12 I know that the LORD will main 6 Altend unto my cry: for I am tain the cause of the afflicted, and the brought very low : deliver me from right of the poor.

my persecutors; for they are stronger 13 Surely ibe righteous shall give iban I. tbanks unto thy name : the upright 7 Bring my soul out of prison), tbati shall dwell in thy prevence.

may praise tby name : the righteous PSILNI CXLI.

shall compass me about;for viou shali TTA Psalm of David.

deal bountifully with me. ORD, I cry unto thee: make haste


TA Psalın of David. when I cry unto tliee.

TEAR my prayer, O LORD, give 2 Let iny prayer be set forth before I ear to my supplications: in thy thee as incense; and the lifting up of faithfulness answer me, and in tiy my hands as the evening sacrilice. righteousness.

3 Set a watch, O LOND, before my 2 And enter not into judgment with mou:/ı; keep the door of my lips. thy servant: for in thy siglit shall 10

Incline not my heart to any cvil man living be justified. ibing, to practise wicked works with 3 For the enemy hath persecuted my men what work iniquity : and let me soul; he linth smitten my lie down to 1)!!1 cal of their dainties.

the ground; lie hath inauc me lo dwell joug dead.




David praseen God


for nis goodness. un darkness, as those that liave been; God: upon a psaltcry and in instru

ment of ten strings will I sing praises + Therefore is my spirit overwhelminto thee. ed within ine; my heart wilhin ine is 10 Ilis hic that giveth salvation unto desolate.

kinge : who deliverell David his sex5 I remember the days of old; 1 vant froin the lurtlul sword. meditate on all thy works; I muse 11 Rid me, and deliver me liom the on the work of thy hands.

hand of strange children, whose mouth 6 Istretch forth my hands unto thee: speaketh vanity, and their right lanci my soul thirstcth alter thee, as a thirsty is a right hand of lasebood: land. Selab.

12 Tliat our song may be as plants 7 Hear me speedily, O LOND; my grown up in their youth ; that our spirit faileth: hide not thy lace from daughtery may be as corner-stones, me, lest I be like uuto tliem that go polislied aflcr the similitude of a pal down into the pit. 8 Cause me to hear thy loving-kind- 13 That our garners may be full,

ar ness in the morning ; lor in lbeě do I fording all manner of store; that our

cause me to know the way sleep may bring forth thousands and wherein I should walk; for I lift up len thousands in our streets : iny soul unto tliee.

14 That our oxen may be strong to 9 Deliver me, O Lord, from inne labour; that there DC 110 breaking in, enemies : Idee unto thee to hide me. nor going out; that therehe 110 Com

10 Teach me to do thy will; for thou plaining in our streets art iny God :thy Spirit is good; lead 15 Happy is that people, that is in me into the land of uprightness. such a case: yca, liappy is that ico

11 Quicken me, o Lond, for tly ple, whose God is the LORD. uame's sake: for thy righteousness'

PSALM CXLV. silke bring my soul out of trouble.

12 And of thy mercy cut oft mjue 1 David's Psalm of praise. enemies, and destroy all them that af I 21 Würtless this name for ever

WILL extol thee, my God, king; Hicliny soul : for I am thy servant. PSALMI CXLIV.

and ever. TA Psalm of David.

2 Every day will I bless thee; and LESSEDbe the Lorumy eirength, will praise lliy game for ever and ever D which teacheth my hands to war;! 3 Great is the LORD, and greatly to (and my fingers to ylit:

be praised ; and his greatness is un 2 My goodness, and my fortress ; my searchable. high tower, and my deliverer; my 4 One generation sball praise thy slueld, and he in whom I trust; who works to another, and shall declare subdueth iny people under me. thy iniglity acts.

3 LOND, what is man, that thou 51 wil speak of the glorious lionour takest knowledge or him I or the 800 of thy inajesty, and of thy woulous of man, that thiou makest account of works. him!

6 And men shall speak of the might 4 Man is like lo vanity: his days are oftly terrible acts; and I will decliure as a shadow that passeth away. thy greatness.

5 Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and| 7 They shall abundantly utter the come down : touch the mountains, memory of tly great goodness, and and they shall smoke.

shall sing of thy righteousness. 6 Cast forth lightning, and scatter 8 The Loud is gracious, and full of them; shoot out wine arrows, and compassion; slow to avger, and of llestroy them.

greal inercy. 7 Send thy hand (rom above;rid me, 9 The Lord is good to all ; and his and deliver me out of great waters, tender mercies are over all his works. Troni the hand of strange children; 10 All thy works shall praise thee, o

8 Whose mouth speakeh vanily, and LOND; and thiy sants shall bless thice. their right hand is a right band of Il They shall speak of the glory of falsehood..

thy kingdom, and talk of thy power; I will sing in new song into them o! 12 Tomake !0 HC sous oi

The prophet cxhortcth


to praise God. men his mights acts, and the glorious even thy God, o Zion, unto all genemajcety of his kingdom.

rations. Praise ye the LORD. 13 Tly kingdoin is an everlasting

PSALM CXLVII. kingdom, and thy dominion endureth generations


14 The Lord upholdeen all that fal, PRAISE se the LORD: for it is good


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and raiseth up all those that be bowed it is pleasant; and praise is connely. down.

2 The LORD doth build upJerusalen. 15 The eyes of all wait upon thee; lie gatlıcreth together the outcasts of and thou givest them their meat in Israel, Juce acasoil,

3 He healcth the broken in heart, 16 Thou openeet tliy band, and entis. and biodeth up their wounds. fiest the desire of every living thing

4 He telleth the number of the stars 17 The LORD is righteous in all bis he calleth them all by their names. ways, and holy in all his works. 5 Great is our LORD, and of great

18 The Lord is nigli unto all them power: his understanding as infinite. that call upon him, to all that call 6 Tlie LORD listeth up the meek: he upon him in truth.

casteththewicked down to theground 19 He will fulfil the desire of them 7 Sing unto the LORD with thanks that fear hin: he nlso will hear their giving; sing praise upon the larp cry, and will save them.

into our God; 20 The LORD preserveth all them 8 Whio corereth the heaven wiila tbat love him: but all the wicked clouda, who prepareth min for the will be destroy.

carth, who maketh grass to grow upon 21 Mly inouth shall speak the praise the inountains. of the Lord: and let all flesh bless liis 9 He giveth to the beast his food, Joly nane for ever and ever.

and to ile young rasens which cry.

10 He delightelh not in the strength PSALNI CXLVI.

of the horse; he taketh not pleasure , my soul.

11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them 2 While I live will I praise the that fear liin, in those that bope in Lond: I will sing praises unto my huis inercy. God while I have any being.

12 Praise the LORD, O Jcrusalern; 3 Put not your trust in princes, nor praise thy God, o Zion: in the son of man, in whom there is 13 For he hath strengthened the bare no help.

of thy gates; he hath blessed thy 4 His breath goeth forth, he return children within thee. eth to his earth; in that very day his 14 He maketli peace in thy borders, thoughts perish.

uncl filleth thee with the finest of tue 5 Happy is he that hath the God of wheai, Jacob Tor his lielp, whose hope is in 15 He sendeth forth his commandtie Lord lis God;

nient upon eartlı; his word runneth 6 Which made learen and earth, the very swiftly. ser, and all that therein is; which 16 He giveth snow like wool : lie keepeth truth for ever;

scattereth the hear-frost like ashes. 7 \Vhich executeth judgment for the 17 He casteth forih his ice like oppressed, wuch givetl, food to the morsels: who can stand before his bungry. The LORD looseth the pris- cold?

18 He sendell out his word, and 8 The Lord opencth the eyes of the melteth thein: he causech bis wivu blind : the LORD ruscth then that are to blow, and the waters now. bowed dosyn: the LORD loveth the 19 He showeth lãig word unlo Jacobs, righteous.

his statutes and his judgments unto 9 The LOHD preserveth the siran Israel. gers; be relieveth the fatherless and 20 He hath not dealt 4 with any na widow: but the way of the wicked tion: nnd «s for his judgments, they be turneth upside down.

have not known them. Prnise ye tham 10 The Lord sball reign for Frer,




The use of

the proleren PSALMI CXLVII1.

praise in the congregation of saints

21 the LORD liom tlie bcavens; bio: let the children of Zion be joy praise bim in we heiglits.

lul in their King 2 Praise ye hiin, all his angels : praise 3 Let them praise his name in the ye him, all his bosts

dance: let tliem sing praises unto hin 3 Praise ye biin, sun and moon : with the timbrel and barp. praise bim, all y'e alars of light. 4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in

4 Praise him, ye lieavens of learens, his people; lie will beautily the meek and ye waters that be above the hea witli salvation.

5 let the saints be joyful in glory 6 let them praise the name of the let them sing


their beds. Lond: for he commanded, and they 6 Let the higli praises of God be in were created.

their inouth, and a two-edged sword 6 He ball also establislied them for in their land; ever and ever; lie halb inade a decree 9 To execute vengeance upon the which shall not pass.

heathen, and punishments upon thie 7 Praise the LORD from the eartb, ye people; dragons, and all deeps :

8 To bind their kings with chains, 3 Fire and liail; silow and vapour; and their nobles with letters of iron; storny wind fulfilling his word; 9 To execute upon them the judy

9 Mountains, and all hills; fruilful ment written : this honour have all trees, and all cedars:

bis saints. Praise ye the LORD. 10 Beasts, and all cattle; creeping


DRAISEye the LORD. Praise Go: 11 Kings of the earth, and all peoL in bis sancmary: praise him in ple; princes, and all judges of the the firmament of bis power. eartlı:

2 Praise hinn for liia inighty acis: i 12 Bolli young men and maidens; praise him according to liis excellent old men and children :

Igreatness. 13 Let thein praise the name of the 3 Praise him with the sound of the LOND: for his name alone is excel trumpet: praise him with the psalie 'ent; bis glory is above the earth and ry and harp,

1 Praise him with the timbrel quid 14 He also exaltetu the born of bisidance: praise him with stringed inpeople, the praise of all his sainls; struments and organe. even of the children of Israel, a people 5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals: near unto him. Praise ye the LORD. praise hinn upon the liigh sounding I'SALNI CXLIX.

Cymbala. RAISE ye the Lond. Sing unto o Let ever thing that liath brealli





derstanding shall attain unto wise THI

HE Proverbs of Solomon, the son counsels;

of David, king of Israel; 6 To underatand a proverb, and the ? To know wisdom and instruction; interpretation; the words of live wise, to perceive the words of understand- and their dark sayings. ing;

71 The scar of the Lord is the be. 3 To receive the instruction of wis ginning of knowledge: but fools dedoin, justice, and judgment, and Apise wisdom and instruction. equity;

8 My son, bear the instruction or thy 4 To give subtilty to the simple, to father, and forsake not the law ol'li the young man knowledge and discre- mother: tion.

9 l'or they shall be an ornament of 5 A wise man will hear, and will grace into the head, and chaing about increase in learning; and a man of un. thy neck.

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