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5 In them hath he fet a ta- 14. Let the words of my bernacle for the fun, which mouth, and the meditation of cometh forth as a bridegroom my heart, be alway acceptout of his chamber, and re-able in thy light, joiceth as a giant to run his 15 O Lord, my strength, course.

and my Redeemer. 6 It goeth forth from the ut

PSALM 20. termost part of the heaven, and runneth about unto the end of HE Lord hear thee in it again; and there is nothing the day of trouble: the hid from the heat thereof. Name of the God of Jacob

7 The law of the Lord is defend thee. an undefiled law, converting 2 Send thee help from the the soul : the testimony of the sanctuary, and strengthen thee Lord is sure, and giveth wil- out of Sion. dom unto the simple.

3 Remember all thy offer8 The statutes of the Lord ings, and accept thy burntare right, and rejoice the sacrifice. heart: the commandment of 4 Grant thee thy hearts de

1 the Lord is pure, and giveth fire, and fulfil all thy mind. light unto the eyes.


We will rejoice in thy 9 The fear of the Lord is salvation, and triumph in the clean, and endureth for ever : Name of the Lord our God: the judgments of the Lord are the Lord perform all thy petrue, and righteous altogether. titions.

jo More to be desired are 6 Now know 1, that the k they than gold,yea, than much Lord helpeth hisAnointed, and fine gold: fweeter also than will hear him from his holy hony, and the hony-comb. heaven; even with the whol

11 Moreover, by them is thy some strength of his righthand. servant taught; and in keeping 7 Some put their trust in of them there is great reward. chariots, and some in horses:

12 Who can tell how oft but we will remember the he oftendeth : O cleanse thou Name of the Lord our God. me from my secret faults. 8 They are brought down,

13 Keep thy servant also and fallen : but we are rifen, from presumptuous fins, left and stand upright. theyget the dominion over me: 9 Save, Lord, and hear us, so shall I be undefiled, and in- King of heaven, when we nocent from the great offence. I call upon thee.


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PSALM 21. their feed from among the HE king shall rejoice in children of men.

thy strength, O Lord; 1 For they intended mil. exceeding glad Thall he be of chief against thee, and imathy salvation.

gined such a device as they 2 Thou hast given him his are not able to perform. hearts defire, and hast not 12 Therefore shalt thou put denied him the request of his them to fight, and the strings lips.

of thy bow Ihalt thou make 3 For thou fhalt prevent ready against the face of them. him with the blessings of good- 13 Be thou exalted, Lord,

ness, and shall set a crown of in thine own strength : so will E pure gold upon his head,

we fing, and praise thy power. 4 He asked life of thee, and thou gavest him a long life; PS A L M even for ever and ever. 5 His honour is great


Y God, my God, look thy falvation : glory, and upon me, why hast thou great worship shalt thou lay foríaken me, and 'art fo far

from my health, and from the 6 For thou shalt give him words of my complaint ? everlasting felicity, and make 2 O my God, I cry in the him glad with the joy of thy day-time, but thou hearest countenance.

not, and in the night-season 7 And why? because the also I take no rest. king putteth his trust in the


And thou continuest hoLord, and in the mercy of ly, O thou worship of Israel. the most Highest he shall not 4 Our fathers hoped in thee: mifcarry.

they trusted in thee, and thou 8 All thine enemies shall didft deliver them. feel thy hand: thy right hand 5 They called upon thee, shall find out them that hate and were holpen : they put thee.

their trust in thee, and were 9 Thou shalt make them not confounded. like a fiery oven in time of thy 6 But as for me, I am a wrath: the Lord shall destroy worm, and no man; a very them in his displeasure, and fcorn of men, and the out-cast the fire shall consume them.

of the people. 10 Their fruit thalt thou 7 Alī they that see me, laugh root out of the carth, and ) me to scorn : they fhoot out


upon him.


their lips, and shake their bones ; they stand staring and heads, saying,

looking upon me. 8 He trusted in God, that 18 They part my gar. he would deliver him : letments among them, and caft him deliver him, if he will lots upon my vesture. have him.

19 But be not thou far from 9 But thou art he that me, O Lord: thou art my fuc: took me out of my mother's cour, hafte thee to help me. womb : thou waft my hope 20 Deliver my soul from when I.hanged yet upon my the sword ; my darling from mother's breasts.


of the dog so I have been left unto 21 Save me from the lion's thee ever Gnce I was born : mouth : thou hast heard me thou art my God even from also from among the horns of my mother's womb.

the unicorns. II O go not from me, for 22 I will declare thy Name trouble is hard at hand : and unto my brethren: in the there is none to help me. midst of the congregation will

12 Many oxen are come I praise thee. about me : fat bulls of Bafan 23 O praise the Lord, je close me in on every side. that fear him: magnify him,

13 They gape upon me with all ye of the seed of Jacob, and their mouths, as it were a fear him, all ye feed of Israel. ramping, and a roaring lion. 24 For he hath not despised

14 I am poured out like nor abhorred the low estate of water, and all my bones are the poor: he hath not hid his out of joint: my heart also in face from him, but when he the midst of my body is even called unto him, he heard him, like melting wax.

25 My praise is of thee in 15 My strength is dried the great congregation : my up like a potsherd, and my vows will I perform in the tongue cleaveth to my gums; right of them that fear him. and thou shalt bring me into 26 The poor shall eat, and the dust of death.

be satisfied: they that seek af. 16 For many dogs are ter the Lord shall praise him; come about me ; and the your heart shall live for ever. council of the wicked layeth 27

All the ends of the world siege against me.

shall remember themselves, 17 They pierced my hands and be turned unto the Lord: and my feet, I may tell all my and all the kindreds of the in number than the hairs of


The Lord comfort him my head, and my heart hath when he liech sick upon his failed me.

bed; make thou all his bed in 16 O Lord, let it be his sickness, thy pleasure to deliver me; 4. I said, Lord, be merciful make hafte, O Lord; to help unto me; heal my soul, for I me.

have sinned against thee. 17 Let them be ashamed, 5 Mine enemies speak evil and confounded together, that of me; When shall he die, seek after my soul to destroy and his name perish? it; let them be driven back- 6.And if he come to see ward, and put to rebuke, that me, he speaketh vanity, and wish me evil.

his heart conceiveth falfhood 18 Let them be desolate, within himself, and when he and rewarded with shame, that cometh forth he telleth it. say unto me, Fie upon thee, 7 All mine enemies whisper fie upon thee.

together against me; even a19 Let all those that seek gainst me do they imagine this thee be joyful, and glad in evil. shee; and let such as love thy 8 Let the sentence of guilti. salvation say alway, The Lord ness proceed against him, and be praised.

now that he liech, let him rise 20 As for me, I am poor up no more. and needy ; but the Lord 9 Yea, even mine own facareth for me.

miliar friend, whom I trusted, 21 Thou art my helper, and who did also eat of my bread, redeemer ; make no long tar-hath laid great wait for me. rying, O my God.

10But be thou merciful unto

me, O Lord; raise thou me up PSALM 41. again, and I shall reward them.

11 By this I know thou faLeffed is he that consider-vourest me, that mine enemy

eth the poor and needy; doth not triumph against me. the Lord Ihall deliver him in 12. And when I am in my the time of trouble.

health, thou upholdest me, 2 The Lord preserve him, and shalt set me before thy and keep him alive, that he face for ever. may be blessed upon earth, 13 Blessed be the Lord God and deliver not thou him into of Ifrael; world without end. the will of his enemies.



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life. water brooks, fo longeth it I will say unto the God my soul after thee, O God. of my strength, Why haft thou

2 My soul is athirst for God, forgotten me; why go I thus yea, even for the living God; heavily, while the enemy opwhen thall I come to appear presseth me? before the presence of God? 12 My bones are smitten a.

3 My tears have been my runder as with a sword; while meat day and night; while mine enemies that trouble me they daily say unto me, Where caft me in the teeth; is now thy God?

13 Namely, while they say 4. Now when I think there. daily unto me, Where is upon,


pour out my heart by now thy God? myself; for I went with the 14 Why art thou so vexed, multitude, and brought them O my soul, and why art thou forth into the house of God; so difquieted within me?

5 In the voice of praise and 15 O put thy trust in God; thanksgiving; among such as for I will yet thank him, which keep

is the help of my countenance, 6 Why ari thou fo full of and my God. heaviness, O my soul, and why

PSALM 43. art thou so difquieted within sve sentence with me, o me ?

God, and defend

my 7 Put thy trust in God; for cause against the ungodly peoI will yet give him thanks for ple; o deliver me froni the the help of his countenance.

deceitful and wicked man. 8 My God, my soul is vex- 2 For thou art the God of ed within me; therefore willl my strength, why haft thou remember thee concerning the put me from thee, and why land of Jordan, and the little go I so heavily, while the enehill of hiermon.

my opprefseth me! 9 One deep calleth another, 30 send out thy light and because of the noise of the wa- thy truth, that they may lead ter-pipes; all thy waves and me, and bring me unto thy storms are gone over me.

holy hill, and to thy dwelling. •10 The Lord hath granted 4 And that I may go unto his loving kindness in the day the altar of God, even unto time, and in the night. season the God of my joy and gladdid I ling of hin, and made ) ness; and upon the harp will I


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