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9 Be ye not as the horse PSALM XXXII.

or as the mule, which have D LESSED is he whole Ino understanding: whole

transgression is forgiven, Imouth must be held in with whose fin is covered.

bit and bridle, left they come ż Blessed is the man ůnto I near unto thee. . . whom the Lord imputeth not | 10 Many sorrows hall be iniquity, and in whose fpirit to the wicked: but he that there is no guile.

trusteth in the Lord, mercy 3 When I kept filence, | shall compass him about. my bones waxed old; through 11 Be glad in the Lord. my roaring all the day long and rejoice, ye 'righteous ;

4 For day and night thy and thout for joy, all ye that hand was heavy upon me: are upright in heart. my moisture is turned into the drought of summer. | PSALM XXXIII. Selah.

DEJOICE in the Lord, 5 I acknowledged my fin O ye righteous, for unto thee, and mine iniquity praise is comely for the uphave I not hid: I said, I will right. confess my transgressions un- | 2 Praise the Lord with to the Lord; and thou for- harp: sing unto him with the gaveft the iniquity of my fin. pfaltery, and an instrument of Selah.

ten strings. : 6 For this shall every one 3 Sing unto him a new that is godly pray unto thee, | song: play skilfully with a in a time when thou mayest loud noise.. be found: surely in the 4 For the word of the foods of great waters they Lord is right: and all his shall not come nigh' unto works are done in truth, him.

| 5 He loveth righteousness 7 Thou art my hiding-1 and judgment: the earth is place, thou shalt prelerve me full of the goodness of the from trouble : thou shalt | Lord. compass me about with songs 6 By the word of the Lord of deliverance, Selah. were the heavens made : and · 8 I will instruct thee, and all the host of them by the teach thee in the way which breath of his mouth. thou shalt gö: I will guide " He gathereth the wathee with mine eye,

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18 Behold, the eye of the 8 Let all the earth fear the Lord is unto them that fear Lord : let all the inhabitants him : upon them that hope of the world stand in awe of in his mercy: him.

- 19 To deliver their soul 9 For he spake, and it was from death, and to keep them done ; he commanded, and it alive in famine, stood fast.

1 20 Our soul waiteth for 10 The Lord bringeth the the Lord : he is our help and counsel of the heathen to our shield. nought: he maketh the de- | 21 For our heart shall revices of the people of none joice in him : because we effect.

have trusted in his holy II The counsel of the name. ' Lord. standeth for ever, the 22 Let thy mercy, O thoughts of his heart to all Lord, be upon us, according generations.

as we hope in thee.. 12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord : and

Psalm XXXIV. . the people whom he hath T WILL bless the Lord chosen for his own inheri- I at all times: his praise tance.

hall continually be in my 13 The Lord looketh mouth. from heaven: he beholdeth 2. My soul shall make her all the fons of men. boast in the Lord : the hum

14 From the place of his ble shall hear thereof, and be habitation, he looketh upon glad.. all the inhabitants of the 30 magnify the Lord earth.

with me, and let us exalt his 15 He fashioneth their name together. hearts alike : he confidereth 4 I fought the Lord, and all their works. . he heard me, and delivered

16 There is no king saved me from all my fears: by the multitude of an hoft: 5 They looked unto him, a mighty man is not delivered and were lightened ; and by much strength,

their faces were not alham17 An horse is a vain thing ed.:. for safety: neither shall he: 6 This poor man cried, deliver any by his great and the Lord heard bim;


and saved him out of all his, troubles. troubles. . .. 18 The Lord is nigh un:.7 The angel of the Lord to them that are of a broken encampeth round about them heart:, and saveth such as be that fear him, and delivereth of a contrite spirit. . them.

19 Many are the aflic8 O taste and see that the tions of the righteous : but Lord is good : blessed is the the Lord delivereth him out man that trufteth in him. of them all.

9 O fear the Lord, ye his 20 He keepeth all his saints : for there is no want bones : not one of them is to them that fear him. broken.

10 The young lions do 21 Evil Thall lay the lack, and suffer hunger : but wicked: and they that hate they that seek the Lord Thall the righteous shall be desonot want any good thing. late.

1 Come, ye children, 22 The Lord redeemeth hearken unto me: I will the soul of his servants : and teach you the fear of the none of them that trust in Lord.

him shall be desolate. 12 What man is he that defireth life, and loveth many 1 PSAL. XXXVI. days, that he may see good ? HE transgression of the · 13 Keep thy tongue from wicked faith within evil, and thy lips from speak- my heart, that there is no fear ing guile.

of God before his eyes. 14 Depart from evil, and 2 For he flattereth himndo good : seek peace, and self in his own eyes, until pursue it.

his iniquity be found to be 15 The eyes of the Lord hateful. are upon the righteous, and 3 The words of his inouth his ears are open unto their are iniquity and deceit: he cry.

hath left off to be wise, and 16 The face of the Lord to do good. is against them that do evil, 1 4 He deviseth mischief up. to cut off the remembrance on his bed: he setteth himof them from the earth, felf in a way that is not

17 The righteous cry, and good; he abhorreth not evil. the Lord heareth,' and deli- 5 Thy mercy, O Lord, in vereth them out of all their in the heavens ; and thy

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faithfulness reacheth unto the cut down like the grass, and clouds.

wither as the green herb. 6 Thy righteousness is 3 Trust in the Lord, and like the great mountains ; do good, fo shalt thou dwell thy judgments are a great in the land, and verily thou deep: O Lord, thou pre-shalt be fed. ferveft man and beast.

4 Delight thyself also in How excellent is thy the Lord; and he shall give loving kindnefs, O God! thee the desires of thinc therefore the children of heart. men put their trust under 5 Commit thy way unto the shadow of thy wings. the Lord: trust also in him,

8 They shall be abundant- and he shall bring it to pass. Jy satisfied with the fatness 6 And he shall bring forth of thy house : and thou shalt thy righteousness as the light, make them drink of the ri- and thy judgment as the ver of thy pleasures.

9 For with thee is the 7Rest in the Lord, and wait fountain of life: in thy light patiently for him : fret not Thall we see light.

thyself because of him who 10 O continue thy loving profpereth in his way, bekindness unto them that cause of the man who bringknow thee; and thy righte- eth wicked devices to pafs. oufnefs to the upright in 8 Ceate from anger, and heart.

forfake wrath : fret not thyJi Let not the foot of self in any wise to do evil. pride come against me, and 9 For evil doers shall be let not the hand of the wick- cut off: but those that wait ed remove me.'

upon the Lord, they shall 12 There are the workers inherit the earth. of iniquity fallen : they are | 10 For yet a little while, cast down, and shall not be and the wicked shall not be: able to rise.

yea, thou shalt diligently

|'confider his place, and it Psal. XXXVII.


not be. T RET not thyself be-1 11 But the meek shall in.

cause of evil doers, nei-herit the earth: and shall dether be thou envious against light themselves in the abunthe workers of iniquity. , dance of peace. 2 For they shall soon be 12 The wicked plotteth


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13 The Lord shall laugh red of him, shall be cut off. at him, for he feeth that his 23 The steps of a good day is coming.

man are ordered by the 14 The wicked have Lord : and he delighteth in drawn out the sword, and his way. have bent their bow to cast 24 Though he fall, he down the poor and needy, shall not be utterly caft and to say such as be of down: for the Lord upholdupright conversation. . eth him with his hand.

15 Their sword shall en- 25 I have been young, ter into their own heart, and and now am old; yet have I their bows shall be broken. not seen the righteous for.

16 A little that a righteous | saken, nor his feed begging man hath, is better than bread. the riches of many wicked. 26 He is ever merciful, .

17 For the arms of the and lendeth ; and his feed is wicked shall be broken : but | blessed. the Lord upholdeth the righ-| 27 Depart from evil, and teous.

do good: and dwell for ever18 The Lord knoweth the more.. days of the upright: and 28 For the Lord loveth their inheritance shall be for judgment, and forsaketh not ever.

This faints, they are preserved 19 They shall not be a. for ever: but the feed of the Thamed in the evil time: and wicked shall be cut off. in the days of famine they 29 The righteous shall fhall be fatisfied.

inherit the land, and dwell 20 But the wicked shall therein for ever. perish, and the enemies of 30 The mouth of the the Lord shall be as the fat righteous speaketh wisdom; of lambs, they shall con- and his tongue talketh of.. fume : into smoke Thall they judgment. consume away.

| 31 The law of his God is 21 The wicked borrow- in his heart, none of his steps eth, and payeth not again: shall side. but the righteous fheweth 32 The wicked watcheih mercy, and giveth.

the righteous, and seeketh : 22 For such as be blessed to lay him.

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