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2 While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises


unto my God while I have it is good to sing praises

any being.

3 Put not your trust princes, nor in the son man, in whom there is help.

4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish. 5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:


6 Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is truth for ever:

10 The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.


1 The prophet exhorteth to praise God for his care of the church, 4 his pow er, 6 and his mercy: 7 to praise him for his providence: 12 to praise him for his blessings upon the kingdom, 15 for his power over the meteors, 19 and for his ordinances in the church.

RAISE ye the LORD: for


9 The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

unto our God; for it is pleas-
ant; and praise is comely.
2 The LORD doth build up
Jerusalem he gathereth to-
gether the outcasts of Israel.
3 He healeth the broken in

heart, and bindeth up their wounds.

4 He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.

5 Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understand

which keepething is infinite.

6 The LORD lifteth up the 7 Which executeth judg-meek: he casteth the wicked ment for the oppressed: which down to the ground. giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prison

7 Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God:


8 Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who makthe LORD loveth the right-eth grass to grow upon the

8 The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down:


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taketh not pleasure in the | the heavens: praise him in legs of a man. the heights.

11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his

2 Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.


12 Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.

13 For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.

14 He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.

15 He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly. 16 He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoar frost like ashes.

17 He casteth forth his ice like morsels who can stand before his cold?

18 He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.

19 He sheweth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.

20 He hath not dealt so with any nation: and as for his judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the LORD.


1 The psalmist exhorteth the celestial,

7 the terrestrial, 11 and the rational

creatures to praise God.

3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.

4 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heavens.

5 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.

6 He hath also stablished them for ever and ever he hath made a decree which shall not pass.

7 Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:

11 Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth:

12 Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:

13 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven. 14 He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of

RAISE ye the LORD.
Praise ye the LORD from

8 Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:

9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars: 10 Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl:

all his saints; even of the chil- | on the heathen, and punishdren of Israel, a people near ments upon the people; unto him. Praise ye the 8 To bind their kings with LORD. chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;


1 The prophet exhorteth to praise God for his love to the church, 5 and for that power which he hath given

to the church.

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9 To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.


1 An exhortation to praise God, 3

with all kind of instruments.


ORAISE ye the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power.

2 Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.

3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp. 4 Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.

5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals. 6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.

5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.

6 Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand; 7 To execute vengeance up



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