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And their right hand is a right hand of

lying.

9 O God, I will sing a new song unto Thee, Upon a psaltery of ten strings will I sing

praises unto Thee; 10 Who givest salvation unto kings, Who rescuest David Thy servant from the

hurtful sword. 11 Rescue me, and deliver me out of the hand

of strangers, Whose mouth speaketh falsehood, And their right hand is a right hand of

lying.

12 We whose sons are as plants grown up in

their youth; Whose daughters are as corner-pillars carved

after the fashion of a palace; 13 Whose garners are full, affording all manner

of store; Whose sheep increase by thousands and ten

thousands in our fields; 14 Whose oxen are well laden;

With no breach, and no going forth,

And no outcry in our broad places; 15 Happy is the people that is in such a case. Yea, happy is the people whose God is the

LORD.

Psalms of Adoration

145 (A Psalm of] praise; of David.

I will extol Thee, my God, O King;

And I will bless Thy name for ever and

ever.

2 Every day will I bless Thee;

And I will praise Thy name for ever and

ever.

3 Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised;

And His greatness is unsearchable. 4 One generation shall laud Thy works to an.

other, And shall declare Thy mighty acts. 5 The glorious splendour of Thy majesty,

And Thy wondrous works, will I rehearse. 6 And men shall speak of the might of Thy

tremendous acts; And I will tell of Thy greatness. 7 They shall utter the fame of Thy great

goodness, And shall sing of Thy righteousness. 8 The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion;

Slow to anger, and of great mercy. 9 The Lord is good to all; And His tender mercies are over all His

works. 10 All Thy works shall praise Thee, O LORD;

And Thy saints shall bless Thee. 11 They shall speak of the glory of Thy king |

dom, And talk of Thy might; 12 To make known to the sons of men His

mighty acts, And the glory of the majesty of His king.

dom. 13 Thy kingdom is a kingdom for all ages, And Thy dominion endureth throughout all

generations.

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14 The LORD upholdeth all that fall, And raiseth up all those that are bowed

down. 15 The eyes of all wait for Thee, And Thou givest them their food in due

season. 16 Thou openest Thy hand,

And satisfiest every living thing with favour. 17 The Lord is righteous in all His ways,

And gracious in all His works. 18 The LORD is nigh unto all them that call

upon Him,

To all that call upon Him in truth. 19 He will fulfil the desire of them that fear

Him;
He also will hear their cry, and will save

them. 20 The LORD preserveth all them that love

Him; But all the wicked will He destroy. 21 My mouth shall speak the praise of the

LORD;
And let all flesh bless His holy name for

ever and ever.

146 Hallelujah.

Praise the LORD, O my soul. 2 I will praise the LORD while I live; I will sing praises unto my God while I have

my being. 3 Put not your trust in princes, Nor in the son of man, in whom there is no

help.

4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his

dust; In that very day his thoughts perish. 5 Happy is he whose help is the God of

Jacob, Whose hope is in the Lord his God, 6 Who made heaven and earth,

The sea, and all that in them is;

Who keepeth truth for ever; 7 Who executeth justice for the oppressed;

Who giveth bread to the hungry.

The Lord looseth the prisoners; 8 The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind; The LORD raiseth up them that are bowed

down;
The LORD loveth the righteous;
9 The LORD preserveth the strangers;

He upholdeth the fatherless and the widow;
But the way of the wicked He maketh

crooked.
19 The LORD will reign for ever,

Thy God, o Zion, unto all generations.
Hallelujah.

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Hallelujah;
For it is good to sing praises unto our

God;
For it is pleasant, and praise is comely.
2 The LORD doth build up Jerusalem,
He gathereth together the dispersed of Is-

rael; 3 Who healeth the broken in heart,

And bindeth up their wounds. · He counteth the number of the stars;

He giveth them all their names. 5 Great is our Lord, and mighty in power;

His understanding is infinite. 6 The LORD upholdeth the humble;

He bringeth the wicked down to the ground. 7 Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving,

Sing praises upon the harp unto our God; 8 Who covereth the heaven with clouds,

Who prepareth rain for the earth,
Who maketh the mountains to spring with

grass.
9 He giveth to the beast his food,

And to the young ravens which cry. 10 He delighteth not in the strength of the.

horse; He taketh no pleasure in the legs of a man. u The LORD taketh pleasu

sure in them that fear Him, In those that wait for His mercy.

12 Glorify the LORD, O Jerusalem;

Praise thy God, o Zion. 13 For He hath made strong the bars of thy

gates; He hath blessed thy children within thee. 14 He maketh thy borders peace;

He giveth thee in plenty the fat of wheat. 15 He sendeth out 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 crumbs;

Who can stand before His cold?

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