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LORD, remember David, and all

Confidence in God.


Zeal for his house. 2 Many a time have they afflicted | ed of his mother: my soul is even me from my youth: yet they have as a weaned child. not prevailed against me.

3 Let Israel hope in the Lord from 3 The ploughers ploughed upon henceforth and for ever. my back: they made long their furrows.

PSALM CXXXII. 4 The Lord is righteous : he hath David's zeal for the house of God commended. 8

A prayer at the removing of the ark. 11 God's cut asunder the cords of the wicked.

promises to David, 13 and lo Zion. 5 Let them all be confounded and

A Song of degrees. turned back that hate Zion.

6 Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withereth afore 2 How he sware unto the Lord, it groweth up:

and vowed unto the mighty God of 7 Wherewith the mower filleth Jacob; not his hand; nor he that bindeth 3 Surely I will not come into the sheaves his bosom.

tabernacle of my house, nor go up 8 Neither do they which go by say, into my bed ; The blessing of the Lord be upon 4 I will not give sleep to mine you: we bless you in the name of eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids, the LORD.

5 Until I find out a place for the PSALM CXXX.

LORD, a habitation for the mighty

God of Jacob. The psalmist's confidence in God, 7 and erhorta. tion 10 Israel to hope in him.

6 Lo, we heard of it at Ephratah: A Song of degrees.

we found it in the fields of the wood. UT of the depths have I cried 7 We will go into his tabernacles:

we will worship at his footstool. 2

thine 8 Arise, O LORD, into thy rest; ears be attentive to the voice of my thou, and the ark of thy strength. supplications.

9 Let thy priests be clothed with 3 'If thou, Lord, shouldest mark righteousness; and let thy saints iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? shout for joy.

4 But there is forgiveness with thee, 10 For thy servant David's sake that thou mayest be feared.

turn not away the face of thine an5 I wait for the Lord, my soul doth ointed. wait, and in his word do I hope. 11 The Lord hath sworn in truth

6 My soul waiteth for the Lord unto David; he will not turn from more than they that watch for the it; Of the fruit of thy body will I morning: I say, more than they that set upon thy throne. watch for the morning.

12 If thy children will keep my 7 Let Israel hope in the Lord: covenant and my testimony that I for with the LORD there is mercy, shall teach them, their children shall and with him is plenteous redemp- also sit upon thy throne for evermore. tion.

13 For the Lord hath chosen Zion; 8 And he shall redeem Israel from he hath desired it for his habitation. all his iniquities.

14 This is my rest for ever: here PSALM CXXXI.

will I dwell; for I have desired it. The psalmist professelh his humility, and e.chortelh 15 I will abundantly bless her proIsrael to hope in God.

vision: I will satisfy her poor with A Song of degrees of David.

bread. ORD, my heart haughty, 16 I will also clothe her priests


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I exercise myself in great matters, shout aloud for joy. or in things too high for me.

17 There will I make the horn of 2 Surely I have behaved and qui- David to bud: I have ordained a eted myself, as a child that is wean- | lamp for mine anointed.



Communion of saints. PSALMS.

The vanity of idols, 18 His enemies will I clothe with bringeth the wind out of his treasshame: but upon himself shall his uries. crown flourish.

8 Who smote the firstborn of

Egypt, both of man and beast.
The communion of saints delightful.

9 Who sent tokens and wonders A Song of degrees of David.

into the midst of thee, O Egypt,

BEHOLD: how good and how spomnPharaoh, and upon all bis


to servants. dwell together in unity!

10 Who smote great nations, and 2 It is like the precious ointment slew mighty kings; upon the head, that ran down upon

11 Sihon king of the Amorites, and the beard, even Aaron's beard : that Og king of Bashan, and all the kingwent down to the skirts of his


doms of Canaan : ments;

12 And gave their land for a her3 As the dew of Hermon, and as itage, a heritage unto Israel his

peothe dew that descended upon the ple. mountains of Zion: for there the 13 Thy name, O LORD, endureth Lord commanded the blessing, even for ever; and thy memorial, O Lord, life for evermore.

throughout all generations.

14 For the LORD will judge his PSALM CXXXIV.

people, and he will repent himself An e.chortation to bless God. A Song of degrees.

concerning his servants. EHOLD, bless ye the Lond), all

15 The idols of the heathen are ye servants of the Lord, which silver and gold, the work of men's by night stand in the house of the

hands. LORD.

16 They have mouths, but they 2 Lift up your hands in the sanc- speak not; eyes have they, but they tuary, and bless the LORD.

see not ; 3 The Lord that made heaven and

17 They have ears, but they hear earth bless thee out of Zion.

not; neither is there any breath in

their mouths. PSALM CXXXV.

18 They that make them are like God's people exhorted to praise him for his mercy,5 unto them: so is every one that for his porer, 8 and for his judgments, 15 The vanity of idols. 19 An exhortation to bless God. trusteth in them. RAISE ye the Lord. Praise ye 19 Bless the LORD, O house of

the name of the LORD; praise Israel : bless the LORD, O house of him, O ye servants of the Lord. Aaron:

2 Ye that stand in the house of the 20 Bless the LORD, O house of LORD, in the courts of the house of Levi: ye that fear the Lord, bless our God,

the LORD. 3 Praise the LORD; for the LORD 21 Blessed be the LORD out of is good: sing praises unto his name; Zion, which dwelleth at Jerusalem. for it is pleasant.



the LORD. 4 For the Lord hath chosen Jacob

PSALM CXXXVI. unto himself, and Israel for his pe- | The psalmist exhorteth men to praise God as the culiar treasure.

creator of all things, 10 as the deliverer of Israel

from Erypl, 17 and as the conqueror of their 5 For I know that the LORD is

H give ; gods. 6 Whatsoever the Lord pleased, dureth for ever. that did he in heaven, and in earth, 2 Oh give thanks unto the God of in the seas, and all deep places. gods: for his mercy endureth for

7 He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth;


3 Oh give thanks to the Lord of maketh lightnings for the rain; he lords: for his mercy endureth forever


great, and that our Lord is above all O'For me is good : for his mercy en



of the sun to rule by day: for his Bytbesat down, yea, we wept


Israel's deliverance.

PSALMS. The Jews in captivity. 4 To him who alone doeth great / enemies : for his mercy endureth for wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever. ever.

25 Who giveth food to all flesh: for 5 To him that by wisdom made the his mercy endureth for ever. heavens: for his mercy endureth for 26 Oh give thanks unto the God of ever.

heaven: for his mercy endureth for 6 To him that stretched out the ever, earth above the waters : for his

PSALM CXXXVII. mercy endureth for ever. 7 To him that made great lights: The mictions of the Jeros in captivity. 5 Their

remembrance of Jerusalem, 7 and prayer for the for his mercy endureth for ever:

punishment of their oppressors. 8

Y the , mercy endureth for ever:

we sat 9 The moon and stars to rule by when we remembered Zion. night: for his mercy endureth for 2 We hanged our harps upon the ever.

willows in the midst thereof. 10 To him that smote Egypt in 3 For there they that carried us their firstborn: for his mercy endur-away captive required of us a song ; eth for ever:

and they that wasted us required of 11 And brought out Israel from us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the among them: for his mercy endur- songs of Zion. eth for ever:

4 How shall we sing the LORD's 12 With a strong hand, and with song in a strange land? a stretched out arm: for his mercy 5 If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let endureth for ever.

my right hand forget her cunning. 13 To him which divided the Red 6 If I do not remember thee, let sea into parts: for his mercy endur- my tongue cleave to the roof of my eth for ever:

mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem 14 And made Israel to pass through above my chief joy. the midst of it: for his mercy en 7 Remember, O LORD, the children dureth for ever:

of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; 15 But overthrew Pharaoh and his who said, Rase it, rase it, even to the host in the Red sea : for his mercy foundation thereof. endureth for ever.

8 O daughter of Babylon, who art 16 To him which led his people to be destroyed; happy shall he be, through the wilderness: for his that rewardeth thee as thou hast mercy endureth for ever.

served us. 17 Tohim which smote great kings: 9 Happy shall he be, that taketh for his mercy endureth for ever: and dasheth thy little ones against

18 And slew famous kings: for his the stones. mercy endureth for ever:

19 Sihon king of the Amorites: for PSALM CXXXVIII. his mercy endureth for ever:

The psalmist praiseth God for his faithfulness, 4 20 And Og the king of Bashan : for and declareth that the kings of the earth shall

praise him. 7 His confidence in God. his mercy endureth for ever: 21 And gave their land for a her

A Psalm of David.


whole ever:

22 Even a heritage unto Israel his praise unto thee. servant: for his mercy endureth for 2 I will worship toward thy holy ever.

temple, and praise thy name for thy 23 Who remembered us in our low lovingkindness and for thy truth : estate: for his mercy endureth for for thou hast magnified thy word ever:

above all thy name. 24 And hath redeemed us from our 3 In the day when I cried thou ar

itage : for his mercy endureth for I heart: Before the gods will I sing

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