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4.78 David's confidence in God. PSALMS. He firayeth for deliverance. vows: thou hast given me the heritage of 11 2 To see thy power and thy glory, those that fear thy name.

so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. 6 Thou wilt piolong the king's life : li 3 Because thy loving-kindness is better and his years as many generations. than life, my lips shall praise thee.

7 He shall abide before God for ever : 4 Thus will I bless thee while I live: I O prepare mercy and truth, which may will lift up my hands in thy name. preserve him.

5 Mv soul shall be satisfied as with mar8 So will I sing praise unto thy name || row and fatness; and my mouth shall for ever, that I may daily perform my praise thee with joyful lips : vows.

6 When I remember thee upon my PSAL LXII.

bed, and meditate on thee in the night 1 David professing his confidence in God, watches.

discourageth his enemies. 5 In the 7 Because thou hast been my help, same confidence he encourageth the therefore in the shadow of thy wings will godly. 9 No trust is to be put in worldly things. 11 Power and mercy bclong 8 My soul followeth hard after thee : to God.

thy right hand upholdeth me. To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, 9 But those that seek my soul to deA Psalm of David.

stroy it, shall go into the lower parts of TRULY my soul waiteth upon God: the earth. 1 from him cometh my salvation. 10 They shall fall by the sword : they

2 He only is my rock and my salvation; || shall be a portion for foxes. he is my defence ; I shall not be greatly 11 But the king shall rejoice in God; moved.

every one that sweareth by him shall glo3 How long will ye imagine mischief ry: but the mouth of them that speak lies against a man? ye shall be slain all of shall be stopped. you : as a bowing wall shall ye be, and

PSAL. LXIV. as a tottering fence.

| 1 David prayeth for deliverance, com4 They only consult to cast hin down plaining of' his enemies. 7 He promfrom his excellency: they delight in lies: | iseth himself to see such an evident they bless with their isouth, but they ! destruction of them that the righteous curse inwardly. Selah.

shall rejoice at it. 5 My soul, wait thou only upon God ; To the chief Musician, A Psalm of Dafor my expectation is from him.

vid. 6 He only is my rock and my salvation: LTEAR my voice, O God, in my he is my defence; I shall not be moved. 11 praver: preserve my life from fear

7 In God is my salvation and my glo- li of the enemy. ry: the rock of my strength, and my ref- !! 2 Hide me from the secret counsel of uge, is in God.

the wicked ; from the insurrection of the °8 Trust in him at all times; ye people, l workers of iniquity : pour out your heart before him: God is | 3 Who whet their tongue like a sword, a refuge for us. Selah.

and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, 9 Surely men of low degree are vanity, l, even bitter words: and men of high degree are a lie: to be 4 That they may shoot in secret at the Jaid in the balance, they are altogether il perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, lighter than vanity.

and fear not. 10 Trust not in oppression, and become 5 They encourage themselves in an not vain in robbery : if riches increase, evil matter : they communc of laying set not your heart upon them.

snares privily ; they say, Who shall see. 11 God hath spoken once ; twice have them? I heard this; that power belongeth unto I 6 They search out iniquities; they acGod.

complish a diligent search: both the in12 Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth ward thought of every one of them, and mercy : for thou renderest to every man the heart, ix decp. according to his work.

7 But God shall shoot at them with PSAL. LXIII.

an arrow; suddenly shall they be wound1 David's thirst for God. 4 His manner | ed.

of blessing God. 9 His confidence of 8 So they shall make their own tongue his enemies destruction, and his own to fall upon themselves: all that see them safely.

shall flee away, A Psalm of David, when he was in the il 9 And all men shall fear, and shall dewilderness of Judah.

clare the work of God; for they shall GOD, thou art my God; early will I wisely consider of his doing.

seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, 10 The righteous shall be glad in the my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and Lord, ard shall trust in him, and all the thirsty land, where no water is ; !! upright in heart shall glory.

PRAUS!

The blessedress of God's chosen. PSALMS. Exhortation to praise God. 479 PSAL. LXV.

4 All the earth shall worship thee, and 1 David praiseth God for his grace., 4shall sing unto thee; they shall sing to thy

The blessedness of God's chosen. 5 Ilis name. Selah. general providence.

5 Come and see the works of God: he To the chief Musician, A Psalm and Song | is terrible in his doing toward the chilof David.

dren of men. RAISE waiteth for thee, () God, in 6 He turned the sca into dry land :

Zion; and unto thee shall the vow be they went through the flood on foot : performed

there did we rejoice in him. 20 thou that hearest prayer, unto thee 7 He ruleth by his power for ever; his shall all flesh come.

eyes behold the nations : let not the re3 Iniquities prevail against me : as bellious exalt themselves. Selah. for our transgressions, thou shalt purge 8 O bless

our God, ye people, and make them away;

the voice of his praise to be heard : 4 Blessed is the man whom thou choos- 9 Which holdeth our soul in life, and est, andcausest to approach untothce, that sufferetlı not our feet to be moved. he may dwell in thy courts : we shall be 10 For thou, () Go, hast proved us: satisfied with the goodness of thy house, thou hast tried us, as silver is tried. even of thy holy temple.

11 Thou broughtest us into the net ; 5 By terrible things in righteousness thou laidst affliction upon our loins. wilt thou answer us, O God of our salva- 12 Thou hast caused men to ride over tion; who art the confidence of all the our heads; we went through fire and ends of the earth, and of them that are through water : but tlou broughtest us afar off upon the sea :

out into a wealthy place. 6 Which by his strength setteth fast the 13 I will go into thy house with burntmountains; being girded with power: offerings : I will pay thee my vows,

7 Which stilleth the noise of the seas, 14 Which my lips have uttered, and the noise of their waves, and the tumult my mouth hath spoken, when I was in of the people

trouble. 8 They also that dwell in the uttermost 15 I will offer unto thee burnt-sacrifices parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou mak- of fatlings, with the incense of rams; I est the outgoings of the morning and even- will offer bullocks with goats. Selah. ing to rejoice.

16 Come and hear, all ye that fear God, 9 Thou visitest the earth, and waterest and I will declare what he hath done for it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river my soul. of God, which is full of water; thou pre- '17 I cried unto him with my mouth, parest them corn, when thou hast so pro- and he was extolled with my tongue. vided for it.

18 If I regard iniquity in my heart, the 10 Thou waterest the ridges thereof LORD will not hear me: , abundantly : thou settlest the furrows 19 But verily God hath heard me ; he thereof: thou makest it soft with showers: hath attended to the voice of my prayer. thou blessest the springing thereof.

20 Blessed be God, which hath not 11 Thou crownest the year with thy turned away my prayer, nor his mercy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.

from me. 12 They drop upon the pastures of the

PSAL, LXVII. wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on 1 A prayer for the enlargement of God's every side.

kingdom, 3 to the joy of the people, 6 13 The pastures are clothed with flocks; and the increase of God's blessings. the valleys also are covered over with | To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A oorn; they shout for joy, they also sing.

Psalm or Song. 1 David exhorteth to praise God, 5 10 Gb be, merciful unto us, and bless

us; and cause his face to shine upon 'observe his great works, 8 to bless us. Selah. him for his gracious benefits. 13 He 2. That thy way may be known pon doweth for himself religious service to earth, thy saving health among all nations. God. 16 He declareth God's especial 3 Let the people praise thee, O God; goodness to himself.

let all the people praise thee. To the chief Musician, A Song or Psalm. 4 O let the nations be glad and sing for

AKE a joyful noise unto God, all ye joy: for thou shalt judge the people rightlands:

eously, and govern the nations upon earth. 2 Sing forth the honour of his name :

Selah. make his praise glorious.

5 Let the people praise thee, O God; 3 Say unto God, How terrible art thou let all the people praise thee. in thy works! through the greatness of 6 Then shall the earth yield her inthy power shall thine enemies submit crease; and God, even our own God, themselves unto thee.

shall bless us.

480 Ajirayer at removing the ark. PSALMS. God is io be firuised for his works.

7 God shall bless us, and all the ends 19 Blessed be the LORD, who daily of the earth shall fear him.

loadeth us with ben fits, even the God of PSAL, LXVIII.

our salvation. Selah. 1 A prayer at the removing of the ark. 20 He that is our God is the God of

4 daexhortation to praise God for his salvation; and unto God the LORD 6cmercies, 7 for his care of the church, i long the issues from death. 19 (indi for his great works.

21 But God shall wound the head of To the chief Mus cian, A Psalm or Song his enemies, and the hairy scaip of sucli of David.

an one as goeth on still in luis trespasses. ET God arise, let his enemies be 22 The LORD said, I will bring again hin flee before hiin.

gain from the depths of the sea : 2 As sinoke is driven away, so drive 23 That thy fint may be dipped in the them away: as wax melteth before the blood of thine enemies, and the tongue of fire, so let the wicked perish at the press thy dogs in the same. encerf Grxi.

24 They have seen thy goings, O God; 3 But let the righteous be glad ; let cven the goings of my God, my King, in the! rejoice before God: yea, let them

the sanctuary. exceedingly rejoice.

25 The singers went before, the play4 Sing unto God, sing praises to his ers on instruments followed after; among name: extol him that rideth upon the them were the damsels playing with timlicavens by his name JAH, and rejoice brels. before him.

26 Bless ye God in the congregations, 5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge ever the LORD, from the fountain of Isof the widows, is God in his holy h:abitation. rael.

6 God setteth the solitary in families: 27 There is little Benjamin with their he bringeth out those which are bound ruler, the princes of Judah and their counwith chains : but the rebellious dwell in sel, the princes of Zebulun, and the prina dry land.

ces of Naphtali

. 70 God, wlien thou wentest forth be- 28 Thy God hath commanded thy fore thy people, when thou didst march strength : strengthen, () God, that which through the wilderness; Selah:

thou hasi wrought for us. 8 The earth shook, the heavens also „9 Because of thy temple at Jerusalem dropped at the presence of God: even shall kings bring presents unto thee. Sinai itself was moved at the presence of 30 Rebuke the company of spearmen, God, the God of Israel.

the multitude of the bulls, with the calves 9 Thou, () God, didst send a plentiful of the people, till every one submit himrain, whereby thou didst confirm thine in- self with pieces of silver : scatter thou heritance, when it was weary;

the people that delight in war. 10 Thy congregation hath dwelt there- 31 Princes shall come out of Egypt ; in: thou, () God, hast prepared of thy | Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands goodness for the poor,

unto God. 11 The Lord gave the word : great 32 Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the was the company of those that published it. earth; Ő sing praises unto the LORD ;

12 Kings of armies did Ace apace: and Selall : she that tarried at home divided the spoil. | 33 To him that rideth upon the heav

13 Though ye have lien among the ens of heavens, which wucre of old ; lo, pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove he doth send out his voice, and that a covered with silver, and her feathers mighty voice. with yellow gold.

34 Ascribe ye strength unto God: his 14 When the Almighty scattered kings excellency is over Israel, and his strength in it, it was white as snow in Salmon. is in the clouds.

15 The hill of God is as the hill of Ba- 35 () God, thou art terrible out of thy shan; an liigh hill as the hill of Bashan. holy places: the God of Israel is he that

16 Why leap ye, ye high hills ? this is giveth strength and power unto his peo the hill which Gol desireth to dwell in ; ple. Blessed be God. yea, the Lord will dwell in it for ever.

PSAL. LXIX. 17 The chariots of God are twenty 1 David complaineth of his affliction. 13 thousand, even thousands of angels: the He prayeth for deliverance. 22 He Lord is among them, as in Sinai, in the devoteth his enemies to destruction. 30 holy place.

He praiseth God vith thanksgiving: 18 Thou hast ascended on high, thou To the chief Musician upon

Shoshannim, hast led captivity captive: thou hast re

A Psalm of David. ceised gifts for mene year for

the rebeht Scheme, Ond; for the waters are dyell among them.

2 I sink in decp mire, where there is

David's complaint in affliction. PSALMS.

He praiseth God. 481 no standing : I am come into deep wa- 24 Pour out thine indignation upon ters, where the floods overflow me. them, and let thy wrathful anger take

3 I am weary of my crying: my throat hold of them. is dried : mine eyes fail while I wait for 25 Let their habitation be desolate ; my God.

and let none dwell in their tents. 4 They that hate me without a cause 26 For they persecute him whom thou are more than the hairs of mine head : hast smitten ; and they talk to the grief they that would destroy me, being mine of those whom thou hast wounded. enemies wrongfully, are mighty : then I 27 Add iniquity to their iniquity : and restored that which I took not away. let them not come into thy righteJusness.

5 ( Gol, thou knowest my foolish- 28 Let them be blotted out of the book ness; and my sins are not hid from thee. of the living, and not be written with

6 Let not them that wait on thee, O the righteous. Lord God of hosts, be ashamed for my 29 But I am poor and sorrowful : let sake: let not those that seek theç be con- thy salvation, o God, set me up on high. founded for my sake, O God of Israel. 30 I will praise the name of God with

7 Because for thy sake I have borne re- a song, and will magnify him with thanksproach ; shame hath covered my face. giving

8 I am become a stranger unto my 31 This also shall please the Lord betbrethren, and an alien unto my mother's ter than an ox or bullock that hath horns children.

and hoofs. 9 For the zeal of thine house hath eaten 32 The humbleshall see this, and beglad: me up ; and the reproaches of them that and your heart shall live that seek God. reproached thee are fallen upon me.

33 For the Lord heareth the poor', 10 When I wept, and chasiened my soul and despiseth not his prisoners. with fasting, that was to my reproach. 34 Let the heaven and earth praise

11 I made sackcloth also my garment ; him, the seas, and every thing that movand I became a proverb to them.

eth therein. 12 They that sit in the gate speak a

35 For God will save Zion, and will gainst me ; and I was the song of the build the cities of Judah : that they may drunkards.

dwell there, and have it in possession. 13 But as for me, my prayer is unto 36 The seed also of his servants shall thee, O LORD, in an acceptable time: inherit it: and they that love his name O God, in the multitude of thy mercy shall dwell therein. hear me, in the truth of thy salvation.

PSAL. LXX. 14 Deliver me out of the mire, and David soliciteth God to the speedy de:. let me not sink: let me be delivered from struction of the wicked, and preserva. them that hate me, and out of the deep

tion of the godly. waters.

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, 15 Let not the water-flood overflow me,

to bring to remembrance. neither let the deep swallow me up, and MAKE haste, O God, to deliver me ; let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

make haste to help me, O Lord. 16 Hear me, O LORD ; for thy loving- 2 Let them be ashamed and confoundkindness is good: turn unto me according ed that seek after my soul: let them be to the multitude of thy tender mercies. turned backward, and put to confusion,

17 And hide not thy face from thy ser- that desire my hurt. vant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily.

3 Let them be turned back for a re18 Draw nigh unto my soul, and re

ward of their shame that say, Aha, aha. deem it : deliver me because of mine 4 Let all those that seek thee rejoice. enemies,

and be glad in thee : and let such as love 19 Thou hast known my reproach, thy salvation say continually, Let God be and my shame, and my dishonour : mine magnified. adversaries are all before thee.

5 But I am poor and needy : make 20 Reproach hath broken my heart; and haste unto me, ( God : thou art my I am full of heaviness : and I looked for help and my deliverur ; O LORD, make some to take pity, but there was none ; no tarrying and for comforters, but I found none.

PSAL. LXXI. 21 'They gave me also gall for my meat ; 1 David.in confidence of faith, and experiand in my thirst they gave me vinegar tó ence of God's favour, firayeth buih for drink.

hinself, and against the enemics of his 22 Let their table become a snare before soul. 14 He promisethcunstancy: 17 Ile them; and that which should have been for prayeth for perseverance. 19 Hepraistheir welfare, let it become a trap.

cthGod, and/iromiseth todoit checfully. 23 Let their eyes be darkened, that N thee, O Lord, do I put my trust : they see not ; and make their loins con- let me never be put to confusion. tinaally to shake.

2 Deliver me in thy righteousness, and

son.

eousness.

482 David's confidence in God. PSALMS. His firayer for Solomon. cause me to escape : incline thine ear | righteousness all the day long : for they unto me, and save me.

are confounded, for they are brought un3 Be thou my strong habitation, where- to shame, that seek my hurt. unto I may continually resort : thou hast

PSAL. LXXII. given commandment to save me ; for 1 David, praying for Solomon, sheqeth thou art my rock and my fortress.

the goodness and glory of his kingdom, 4 Deliver me, () my God, out of the in type, and of Christ's, in truth. 18 hand of the wicked, out of the hand of He blesseth God. the

A Psalm for Solomon.

IVE O thou art my trust from my youth. 6 By thee have I been holden

up

from the womb: thou art he that took me out 2 He shall judge thy people with rightof my mother's bowels : my praise shall cousness, and thy poor with judgment. be continually of thee.

3 The mountains shall bring peace to 7 I am as a wonder unto many ; but the people, and the little hills, by rightthou art my strong refuge.

8. Let my mouth be filled with thy 4 He shall judge the poor of the people, praise and with thy honour all the day. he shall save the children of the needy,

9 Cast me not off in the time of old age; , and shall break in pieces the oppressor, forsake me not when my strength faileth. 5 They shall fear thee as long as the

10 For mine enemies speak against me; sun and moon endure, throughout all and they that lay wait for my soul take generations. counsel together,

6 He shall come down like rain upon 11 Saying, God hath forsiken him : the mown grass : as showers that water persecute and take him ; for there is the earth. no se to deliver him.

7 In his days shall the righteous flour12 O God, be not far from me : O my ish; and abundance of peace so long as God, make haste for my help.

the moon endureth. 13 Let them be confounded and con- 8 He shall have dominion also from sea sumed that are adversaries to my soul ; to sea, and from the river unto the ends let them be covered with reproach and of the earth. dishonour that seek my hurt.

9 They that dwell in the wilderness 14 But I will hope continually, and shall bow before him ; and his enemies will yet praise thee more and more. shall lick the dust.

15 My mouth shail shew forth thy 10 The kings of Tarshish and of the righteousness and thy salvation all the isles shall bring presents: the kings of day ; for I know not the numbers thereof. Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.

16 I will go in the strength of the Lord 11 Yea, all kings shall fall down before God: I will make mention of thy right- | him: all nations shall serve him. eousness, even of thine only.

12 For he shall deliver the needy when 17 O God, thou hast taught me from he crieth ; the poor also, and him that my youth: and hitherto have I declared | hath no helper. thy wonderous works.

13 He shall spare the poor and needy, 18 Now also when I am old and gray- and shall save the souls of the needy. headed, () God, forsake me not ; until I 14 He shall redeem their soul from dehave shewed thy strength unto this gen-ceit and violence: and precious shall their eration, and thy power to every one ihat blood be in his sight. is to come.

15 And he shall live, and to him shall 19 Thy righteousness also, O God, is, be given of the goid of Sheba : prayer very high, who hast done great things : ! also shall be made for him continually ; O God, who is like unto thee!

und daily shall he be praised. 20 Thou, which hast shewed me great 16 There shall be an handful of corn and sore troubles, shalt quicken me a- in the earth upon the top of the moungain, and shalt bring me up again from, tains; the fruit thereof shall shake like the depths of the earth.

Lebanon : and they of the city shall flour21 Thou shalt increase my greatness, ish like grass of the earth. and comfort me on every side.

17 His name shall endure for ever: his 22 I will also praise thee with the psal- name shall be continued as long as the tery, even thy truth, O my God : unto sun : and men shall be blessed in him: all thee will I sing with the harp, Othou nations shall call him blessed. Holy One of Israel.

18 Biessed be the LORD God, the God 23 Iy lips shall greatly rejoice when I cf Israel, who only cloeth wonderous things. sing into thee ; and my soul, which thou 19 And blessed óc his glorious name for hast redeemed.

ever: and let the whole earth be filled 24 My tougue also shall talk of thy with his glory; Amen, and Amen.

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