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God's goodness. 11 They shall speak of the the LORD: I will sing praises glory of thy kingdom, and talk unto my God while I have any of thy power;

being. 12 To make known to the 3 Put not your trust in prinsons of men his mighty acts, ces, nor in the son of man, in and the glorious majesty of whom there is no help. his kingdom.

4 His breath goeth forth, he 13 Thy kingdom is an ever- returneth to his earth; in that lasting kingdom, and thy do- very day his thoughts perish.. minion endureth throughout all 5 Happy is he that hath the generations.

God of Jacob for his help, whose 14 The Lord upholdeth all hope is in the Lord his God: that fall, and raiseth up all 6 Which made heaven, and those that be bowed down. earth, the sea, and all that

15 The eyes of all wait upon therein is: which keepeth truth thee; and thou givest them for ever : their meat in due season.

7 Which executeth judgment 16 Thou openest thine hand, for the oppressed : which givand satisfiest the desire of every eth food to the hungry. The living thing.

LORD looseth the prisoners : 17 The LORD is righteous in 8 The LORD openeth the eyes all his ways, and holy in all of the blind: the Lord raiseth his works.

them that are bowed down: the 18 The LORD is nigh unto all

LORD loveth the righteous : them that call upon him, to all 9 The LORD preserveth the that call upon him in truth. strangers; he relieveth the fa

19 He will fulfil the desire of therless and widow: but the them that fear him: he also way of the wicked he turneth will hear their cry, and will upside down. save them.

10 The LORD shall reign for 20 The LORD preserveth all ever, even thy God, o Zion, unthem that love him: but all to all generations. Praise ye the wicked will he destroy.

the LORD. 21 My mouth shall speak the

PSALM CXLVII. praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for 1 The prophet exhorteth to praise God for his

care of the church, 4 his power, 6 and his ever and ever.

mercy: 7 to praise him for his providence :

12 to praise him for his blessings upon the PSALM CXLVI.

kingdom, 15 for his power over the meteors, 1 The psalmist voweth perpetual praises to God.

19 and for his ordinances in the church. 3 He exhorteth not to trust in man. 5 God,


the LORD: for it for his power, justice, mercy, and kingdom, is only worthy to be trusted.

to sing RAISE ye

the LORD. Praise to our God; for it is pleasant; the Lord, O my soul. and praise is comely. 2 While I live will I praise 2 The Lord doth build up Je




to praise God.


for the earth, who maketh grass PRA


rusalem: he gathereth together he scattereth the hoar frost the outcasts of Israel.

like ashes. 3 He healeth the broken in 17 He casteth forth his ice heart, and bindeth up their like morsels: who can stand bewounds.

fore his cold ? 4 He telleth the number of 18 He sendeth out his word, the stars; he calleth them all and melteth them: he causeth by their names.

his wind to blow, and the wa5 Great is our Lord, and of ters flow. great power : his understand- 19 He sheweth his word unto ing is infinite.

Jacob, his statutes and his judg6 The Lord lifteth up the ments unto Israel. meek: he casteth the wicked 20 He hath not dealt so with down to the ground.

any nation: and as for his judg7 Sing unto the Lord with ments, they have not known thanksgiving; sing praise up them. Praise ye the LORD. on the harp unto our God :

PSALM CXLVIII. 8 Who covereth the heaven 1 The psalmist exhorteth the celestial, 7 the ter.

restrial, 11 and the rational creatures lo praise with clouds, who prepareth rain

RAISE ye the Lord. Praise to grow upon the mountains.

ye the LORD from the 9 He giveth to the beast his heavens: Praise him in the food, and to the young ravens heights.

2 Praise ye him, all his angels: 10 He delighteth not in the praise ye him, all his hosts. strength of the horse: he ta- 3 Praise ye him, sun and keth not pleasure in the legs moon: praise him, all ye stars of a man.

of light. 11 The LORD taketh pleasure 4 Praise him, ye heavens of in them that fear him, in those heavens, and ye waters that be that hope in his mercy.

above the heavens. 12 Praise the LORD, O Jerusa- 5 Let them praise the name lem; praise thy God, o Zion. of the LORD: for he command

13 For he hath strengthened ed, and they were created. the bars of thy gates; he hath 6 He hath also stablished them blessed thy children within forever and ever: he hath made thee.

a decree which shall not pass. 14 He maketh peace in thy 7 Praise the LORD from the borders, and filleth thee with earth, ye dragons, and all deeps: the finest of the wheat.

8 Fire, and hail; snow, and 15 He sendeth forth his com

vapour; stormy wind fulfilling mandment upon earth : his his word: word runneth very swiftly. 9 Mountains, and all hills; 16 He giveth snow like wool: fruitful trees, and all cedars :

which cry

All things exhorted


to praise the Lord. 10 Beasts, and all cattle; creep- 6 Let the high praises of God ing things, and flying fowl: be in their mouth, and a two.

11 Kings of the earth, and all edged sword in their hand; people; princes, and all judges

7 To execute vengeance upon of the earth :

the heathen, and punishments 12 Both young men, and maid upon the people; ens; old men, and children: 8 To bind their kings with

13 Let them praise the name chains, and their nobles with of the Lord: for his name alone fetters of iron; is excellent; his glory is above 9 To execute upon them the the earth and heaven.

judgment written: this honour 14 He also exalteth the horn have all his saints. Praise ye of his people, the praise of all the LORD. his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto

PSALM CL. him. Praise ye the Lord. 1 An exhortation to praise God, 3 with all

kind of instruments. PSALM CXLIX.



the LORD. Praise 1 The prophet exhorteth to praise God for his God in his sanctuary: love to the church, 5 and for that power which he hath given to the church.

praise him in the firmament of RAISE ye the LORD. Sing his power.

unto the Lord a new song, 2 Praise him for his mighty and his praise in the congrega- acts: praise him according to tion of saints.

his excellent greatness. 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that 3 Praise him with the sound made him: let the children of of the trumpet: praise him with Zion be joyful in their King. the psaltery and harp. 3 Let them praise his name

4 Praise him with the timbrel in the dance : let them sing and dance: praise him with praises unto him with the tim- stringed instruments and orbrel and harp.

gans. 4 For the Lord taketh pleas- 5 Praise him upon the loud ure in his people: he will beau- cymbals: praise him upon the tify the meek with salvation. high sounding cymbals.

5 Let the saints be joyful in 6 Let every thing that hath glory: let them sing aloud upon breath praise the Lord. Praise their beds.

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