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my complaint come before thee, o O Lord give me understanding, accordng to thy word.

170 Let my supplication come before thee : leliver me, according to thy word! ** 1171' My lips shall speak of thy praise : vhen thou hast taught me 'thy statutes.

172 Yea, my tongue shall sing of thy word : or all thy commandments are righteous.

173 Let thine hand help me : for I have hosen thy commandments.

174 I have longed for thy saving health, O "Lord : and in thy law is my delight.

175-0 let my soul live, and it shall praise thee and thy judgements shall help me.

176 I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost : 0 seek thy servant, for I do not forget thy commandments.

et 91, PSAL. CXX. Ad Dominum.
HEN I was in trouble I called


the V119 Lord : and he heard me.

2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips : and from a deceitful tongue. 3 What reward shall be given or done unto

and sharp arrows, with hot burning coals. edi

4 Wo is me, that I am constrained to dwell with Mesech and to have my habitation among the tents of Kedar, iica lude

bas that are enemies unto peace iqo 5 My soul hath long dwelt among them *** 6 I labour for peace, but when I speak


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unto them thereof : they make them ready to battle.

PSAL. cxxi. Levavi oculos. WILL lift up mine eyes unto the hills : 2 My help cometh even from the Lord : who hath made heaven and earth.

3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved : and he that keepeth thee will not sleep.

4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel : shall neither slumber nor sleep.

5 The Lord himself is thy keeper : the Lord is thy defence upon thy right hand;

6 So that the sun shall not burn thee by day : neither the moon by night.

7 The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil : yea, it is even he that shall keep thy soul,

8 The Lord shall preserve thy going out, and thy coming in : from this time forth for


Psal. cxxii." Lætatus sum.

WAS glad when they said unto me : We


into the house of the Lord. 2 Our feet shall stand in thy gates : 0 Jerusalem.

3 Jerusalem is built as a city : that is at unity in itself.

4. For thither the tribes go up, even the tribes of the Lord : to testify unto Israel, to give thanks unto the Name of the Lord.

5 For there is the seat of judgement : even the seat of the house of David.

6 O pray for the peace of Jerusalem : they shall

prosper that love thee.

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57 Peace be within thy walls to and plenteousness within thy palaces.

8 For my brethren and companions' sakes : I will wish thee .prosperity: '11"

9 Yea, because of the house of the Lord our God : I will seek to do thee good. ii. Psal. cxxiii. Ad te levavi oculos meos.'

eyes :

O thou that dwellest in the heavens. 12 Behold, even as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress : even so our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until he have mercy upon us.

3 Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy upon us : for we are utterly despised. I

4 Qur soul is filled with the scornful reproof of the wealthy : and with the despitefulness of the proud. *+_i Pşal. cxxiv. Nisi quia Dominus. IF

F the Lord himself had not been on our

side, now, may Israel say : if the Lord himself had not been on our side, when men rose up against us ; (2 They had swallowed us up quick : when they were so wrathfully displeased at us.

3. Yea, the waters had drowned us : and the stream had gone over our soul.

4 The deep waters of the proud : had gone eyen over our soul. -75

5 But-praised+be, the Lord : who hath not given us over for a prey, unto their teeth.

6 Our soul is escaped even as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are delivered...:

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7 Our help standeth in the Name of the Lord : who hath made heaven and earth.

PSAL. CXXV. Qui confidunt. "HEY that put their trust in the Lord

shall be even as the mount Sion : which may not be removed, but standeth fast for



2 The hills stand about Jerusalem : even so standeth the Lord round about his people, from this time forth for evermore.

3 For the rod of the ungodly cometh not into the lot of the righteous : lest the righteous put their hand unto wickedness.

4 Do well, O Lord : unto those that are good and true of heart.

5 As for such as turn back unto their own wickedness : the Lord shall lead them forth with the evil-doers; but peace shall be upon Israel.

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Psal. cxxvi. In convertendo.
HEN the Lord turned again the capti-

vity of Sion : then were we like unto them that dream.

2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter : and our tongue with joy.

3 Then said they among the heathen : The Lord hath done great things for them.

4 Yea, the Lord hath done great things for us already : whereof we rejoice.

5 Turn our captivity, O Lord : as the rivers in the south.

6 They that sow in tears : shall reap in joy.

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17 He that now goeth on his way weeping, and beareth forth good seeds :: shall doubtless come again witho-joy, and bring his sheaves with him a seua

: PsALIcxxvii. Nisi Dominusione EXCEPT the Lord build the house : their

that it 2. Except the Lord: keep the ricity I: the watchman waketh but in vain. L. ,3

3 It is but lost labour that ye hasté ito rise up early, and so late take rest, and eat the bread of carefulness : for so he giveth chis beloved sleep

.. 4 Lo, children and the fruit of the womb : are an heritage and gift that cometh of the Lord.

15. Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant : even so are the young children ubeaways

6r Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.

PSAL. cxxviii. Beati onines. LESSED are all they that fear the Lord : Daand walk in his ways. 12. Eorl thou shalt. eat the labours of thine hands : 0 well is thee, and happy shalt thou beusden sitiw bila sta

3 Thy wife shall be as the fruitful vine : upon the walls ofithine house is

4 Thynschildren like the olive-branches : round aboutathy table. th. bil

5 Lo, thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lordo Ori

6 The Lord from out of Sion shall so bless thee : that thou shalt see Jerusalem in prosperity all thy life long.

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