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30 As for God, his way 40 Thou hast also given is perfect': the word of the me the necks of mine eneLord is tried: he is a buck- mies: that I might destroy ler to all those that trust in them that hate me. him.

41 They cried, but there 31 For who is God save was none to save them : even the Lord? or who is a rock unto the Lord, but he allfave our God?.

swered them not. 32 It is God that girdeth 42 Then did I beat them me with strength, and maketh small as the dust before the my way perfect.

wind: I did cast them out 33 He maketh

my

feet as the dirt in the streets. like hinds feet, and setteth 43 Thou hast delivered me upon my high places. me from the strivings of the

34 He teacheth my hands people: and thou hast made to war, so that a bow of me the head of the heathen: steel is broken by mine a people whom I have not

known Thall serve me. 35. Thou hast also given 44 As soon as they hear me the shield of thy falva- of me, they shall obey me : tion : and thy right hand the strangers Thall submit hath holden me up, and thy themselves unto me. gentleness hath made me 45 The strangers shall

fade
away,

and be afraid out 36 Thou hast enlarged of their clofe places. my steps under me; that 46 The Lord liveth, and my fect did not slip. blessed be my rock: and let

37. I have pursued mine the God of my falvation be enemies, and overtaken them: exalted. neither did I turn again till 47 It is God that avengthey were consumed. eth me, and subducth the

38 I have wounded them, people under me. that they were not able to 48 He delivereth me from rise : they are fallen under mine enemies : yea, thou

liftest me up above those that 39. For thou hast girded me rise up against me: thou hart with strength unto the battle: delivered me from the viothou haft fubdued under me lent man. those that rose up against 49 Therefore will I give

thanks unto thee, O Lord,

among

great.

my feet.

me.

evermore.

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among the heathen: and heart: the commandment of fing praises unto thy name. the Lord is pure, enlight

50 Great deliverance giv-ening the eyes. eth he to his king: and shew 9 The fear of the Lord eth mercy to his anointed, to is clean, enduring for ever; David, and to his feed for the judgments of the Lord

are true, and righteous alto

gether. PSALM XIX.

10 More to be desired are HE heavens declare they than gold, yea, than and the firmament sheweth also than honey, and the his handy-work.

honey-comb. 2 Day unto day uttereth II Moreover, by them is fpeech, and night unto night thy servant warned : and in theweth knowledge. keeping of them there is great

3. There is no speech nor reward. language, where their voice 12 Who can understand is not heard.

his errors ? cleanse thou me 4 Their line is gone out from secret faults. through all the earth, and 13 Keep back thy fervant their words to the end of allo from presumptuous fins, the world : in them hath he let them not have dominion tet a tabernacle for the fun, over me: then shall I be up

5 Which is as a bride- right, and I shall be innogroom coming out of his cent from the great transchamber, and rejoiceth as agression. Itrong man to run a race. 14 Let the words of my

6 His going forth is from mouth, and the meditation the end of the heaven, and of my heart, be acceptable his circuit unto the ends of in thy fight, O Lord, my it: and there is nothing hid strength and my redeemer. from the heat thereof. 7 The law of the Lord is

PSALM XXII. perfect, converting the foul : Y God, my God, the testimony of the Lord why haft thou foris fure, making wise the faken me? why art thou so fimple.

far from helping me, and 8. The statutes of the from the words of my roarLord are right, rejoicing the ing?

bones are

4

2 O my God, I cry in 13 They gaped upon me the day-time, but thou hear with their mouths, as a rar eft not; and in the night- vening and a roaring lion. season, and am not filent. 14 ) am poured out like

3 But thou art holy, 0 water, and all my thou that inhabitest the praises out of joint : my heart is of Israel.

like wax, it is melted in the 4 Our fathers trusted in midst of my bowels. thee: they trusted, and thou 15 My strength is dried didst deliver them.

up like a potsherd : and my 5 They cried unto thee, tongue cleaveth to my jaws ; and were delivered : they and thou hast brought me trusted in thee, and were not into the dust of death. confounded.

16 For dogs have com6 But I am a worm, and passed me, the affembly of no man; a reproach of men, the wicked have inclosed me: and despised of the people. they pierced my hands and

7. All they that see me, my feet. laugh me to scorn: they 17 I may tell all my fhoot out the lip, they shake bones: they look and stare the head, saying,

8 He trusted on the Lord, 18 They part my garthat he would deliver him : ments among them, and caft let him deliver him, seeing lots upon my vesture. he delighted in him.

19 But be not thou far 9 But thou art he that from me, O Lord; O my took me out of the womb; strength, haste thee to help thou didst make me hope, me. when I was upon my mo

20 Deliver

my

soul from ther's breasts,

the sword: my darling from 10 I was cast upon thee the power of the dog. from the womb : thou art 21 Save me from the lion's my God from my mother's mouth: for thou hast heard belly.

me from the horns of the i Be not far from me, unicorns. for trouble is near; for there 22 I will declare thy name. is none to help.

unto my brethren ; in the 12 Many bulls have com- midst of the congregation passed me : strong bulls of will I praise thee. Bashan have beset me round. 23 Ye that fear the Lord,

praise

upon me.

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praise him; all ye the feed be born that he hath done
of Jacob, glorify him; and this.
fear him, all ye the seed of
Ifrael.

PSALM XXIII.
24 For he hath not de-

HE Lord is my fhepfpifed nor abhorred the af

herd, I shall

I shall not want. Ai&tion of the afflicted : nei 2 He maketh' me to lie ther hath he hid his face down in green pastures : he from him, but when he cried leadeth me beside the still unto him, he heard.

waters. 25 My praise shall be of 3 He restoreth my soul : thee in the great congrega- he leadeth me in the paths tion: I will pay my vows of righteousness for his name's before them that fear him.

fake, 26 The meek fhall eat 4 Yea, though I walk and be satisfied: they shall through the valley of the praise the Lord that seek shadow of death, I will fear ħim ; your heart shall live no evil: for thou art with for ever.

me, thy rod and thy staff 27. All the ends of the they comfort me. world shall remember and 5 Thou preparest a table turn unto the Lord; and all before me in the presence of the kindreds of the nations mine enemies: thou anointshall worship before thee. eft my head with oil, my 28 For the kingdom is cup

runneth over.

the governor among the na- mercy shall follow me all tions.

the days of my life : and I 29 All they that be fat will dwell in the house of upon earth, shall eat and the Lord for ever. worship: all they that go down to the dust, shall bow

PSALM XXIV. before him, and none can

HE earth is the Lord's, keep alive his own soul.

and the fulness there30 A seed shall serve him, of; the world, and they that it ihall be accounted to the dwell therein. Lord for a generation.

2 For he hath founded it 31 They shall come, and upon the seas, and establishThall declare his righteous- ed it upon the floods. ness unto a people that shall 3

Who shall ascend into

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the hill of the Lord ?

or;over me. who shall stand in his holy 3 Yea, let none that wait place?

on thee be ashamed; let them 4. He that hath clean hands, be ashamed which transgress and a pure heart; who hath without cause. not lifted up his soul unto va 4 Shew me thy ways, O nity, nor sworn deceitfully. Lord; teach me thy paths.

5 He shall receive the 5 Lead me in thy truth, blessing from the Lord, and and teach me: for thou art righteousness from the God the God of my falvation, of his falvation.

on thee do I wait all the 6 This is the generation day. of them that feek him, that 6 Remember, O Lord, seek thy face, O Jacob. thy tender mercies, and thy Selah,

loving kindnesses : for they 7 Lift up your heads, have been ever of old. ye gates, and be ye lift up, 7 Remember not the fins ye everlasting doors, and the of my youth, nor my transKing of glory shall come gressions : according to thy in.

mercy remember thou me, 8 Who is this King of for thy goodness fake, O glory? the Lord strong and Lord. mighty, the Lord mighty in 8. Good and upright is battle.

the Lord : therefore will he 9 Lift up your heads, "O teach finners in the way. ye gates, even lift them

up

9 The meek will he guide ye everlasting doors, and in judgment: and the meek the King of glory shall come will he teach his way. in.

10 All the paths of the 10 Who is this King of Lord are mercy and truth, glory? the Lord of hosts, unto such as keep his covehe is the King of glory. nant, and his testimonies. Selah.

II For thy name's fake,

O Lord, pardon mine iniPSALM XXV.

quity: for it is great. NTO thee, O Lord, 12 What man is he that

do I lift up my soul. . feareth the Lord ? him shall 2 O my God, I trust in he teach in the way that he thee, let me not be ashamed; shall choose. let not mine enemies triumph 13 His soul shall dwell at

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