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Christ's kingdom expressed. 2 For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the Lond endureth for ever. Praise ye the Lord. PSALM CXVIII. GIVE thanks unto the LoRD ; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever. 2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy cmdureth for ever. 3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever. 4 Let them now that fear the i.on D say, that his mercy endureth for ever. 5 I called upon the Lord in distress: the LoRd answered me, and set me in a large place. 6 The Lond is on my side; I will not fear : what can man do unto me ! 7 The Lord taketh my part with them that help me: therefore o I see my desire upon them that hate me. e 8 It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man. 9. It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes. 10 All nations compassed me about : but in the name of the Lord will I destroy them. 11 They compassed me about; yea, they compassed me about: but in the name of the Lord I will destroy them. 12 They compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the Lord I will destroy them. 13 Thou hast thrust sore at me that I might fall: but the Lord helped me. 14. The Lord is my strength and song, and is become my salvation. 15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of the Lord doeth valiantly. 16 The right hand of the Lord is exalted: the right hand of the Lord doeth vaJiantly. 17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord. 18 The Lord hath chastened me sore; but he hath not given me over unto death. 19 Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will go into them, and I will praise the Lord : " 20 This gate of the Lord, into which the righteous shall enter. 21 1 will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation. 22 The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. 23 This is the Lord's doing; it is marveilous in our eyes. 24 This is the day which the Lord hath made ; we will rejoice and be glad in it. 25 Save now, I beseech thee, O Lord : O Lord, I beseech thee, send now prosperity. 26 Blessed be he that comethin the name of the LoRo; we have blessed you out of the house of the Lord.


Sundry prayers, praises, &c. 27 God is the Lord, which hath shewed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, cren unto the horns of the altar. 28 Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee. 29 O give thanks unto the Lord ; for he is good : for his mercy endureth for ever. PSALM CXIX. ALEPH. LESSED are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. 2 Blessed are they that keep his test:monies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. 5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! 6 Then shall l not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments. 7 I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous iudgments. 8 I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me

not utterly. BETH. 9 Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way ? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. 10. With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. 11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. 12 Blessed art thou, O Lord : teach me thy statutps. 13 With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth. 14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches. 15 I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways. 16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget § word. 17 Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word. 18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. 19 I am a stranger in the earth : hide not thy commandments from me. 20 My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times. 21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments. 22 Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies. 23 Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy Statutes. 24 Thy testimonies also are my delight, and my counsellors. DALETH.

25 My soul cleaveth unto the dust.

The meditations of Daeid.

quicken thou ine according to thy word.
26 I have declared my ways, and thou
heardest me : teach me thy statutes.
27 Make me to understand the way of thy
precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous
28 My soul melteth for heaviness:
:* thou me according unto thy
29 Remove from me the way of lying:
and grant me thy law graciously.
30 I have chosen the way of truth: thy
judgments have I laid before nue.
31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O
Lond, put me not to shame.
32 I will run the way of thy command-
meats, when thou o: enlarge my heart.
33 Teach me, Q Lord, the way of thy
statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.
34 Give me understanding, and I shall
keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with
my whole heart.
35 Make me to go in the path of thy
commandments; for therein do I delight.
36 Incline my heart unto thy testimo-
nies, and not to covetousness.
37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding
vanity ; and quicken thou me in thy way.
33 Stablish thy word unto thy servant,
who is devoted to thy fear.
39 Turn away my reproach which {
sear: for thy judgments are good.
40 Behold, I have longed after thy pre-
cepts: quicken myin § righteousness.
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41 Let thy mercies come also unto me. Lord, eren thy salvation, according to thy word. i 42 So shall I have where with to answer boat reproacheth me: for 1 trust in thy Word. * 43 And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments. 44. So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever. | 45 And I will walk at liberty: for I seek tly precepts. 46 I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be a hated. 47. And I will delight myself in thy commandonents, which I have loved. . | 45 Miy, hands also will I list up unto thy cottomatodone; its, which I have loved ; and 1 will taciate in six statutos. -- i". 49 Reni, or the word unto thy seryant, upon v. iiich thou hast caused me to ;one. 50 Ti is is my comfort in my affliction: for thy...wcrd hath quickened mé. . 5.1 The proud have had me greatly in dorision: yet have I not declined from thy law. 52 I remembered thy judgments of old, Loop; and have coinforted mystis. 53 Horror hath taken hold upon pic to


His prayer and promises. cause of the wicked that forsake thy law. 54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage. 55 I have remembered thy name, 0 Loki), in the night, and have kept thy law. 56 This I had, because I kept thy pre

57 Thou art my portion, O Lord : 1
have said that I would keep thy words.
58 I entreated thy favour with my whole
heart: be merciful unto me according to
thy word.
59. I thought on my ways, and turned
my feet unto thy testimonies.
60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep
thy commandments.
61 The bands of the wicked have robbed
me: but I have not forgotten thy law.
62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks
unto thee, because of thy righteous judg-
63 I am a companion of all them that
fear thee, and of them that keep thy pre-
6. The earth, O Lord, is full of thy
mercy : teach me thy statutes.
65 Thou hast dealt well with thy ser.
vent, O Lord, according unto thy word.
66 Teach me good judgment and know-
ledge: for I have believed thy command-
67. Before I was afflicted I went astray
but now have I kept thy word.
6S Thou art good, and doest good; teach
me thy statutes.
69 The proud have forged a lie against
me: but I will keep thy precepts with voy
whole heart. -
70 Their heart is as fat as grease; but
I delight in thy law.
71 It is good for me that I have been as-
flicted: that I might learn thy statutes.
72 The law of thy mouth is better unto
me than thousands of gold and silver.
73 Thy hands have made me and
foshioned me: give me understanding.
that I may learn thy commandments.
7 : They that fear thee wiłł be glad when
they see one : because I have hoped in thy
w tyrol. -
75 I know, O Lorn, that thy judgments
or right, and that thou in faithfulness hast
asilic to me.
76 Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kind-
ness be for lay comfort, according to thy
word unto thy servant.
77 Let thy tender mercies come unto
me, that I may live: for thy law is my 'e-
`s Let the proud be ashamed: for they
do it perversely with role without a cause :
bo i will meditate in thy precepts.
79 Let those that fear thee turn into mo,
and those that have known to test”, is .

The complaint of David. PSA

80 Let my heart be sound in thy sta tutes; that I be not ashamed.

but I hope in thy word. 82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me ! 83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke: yet do I not forget thy statutes. 84 How many are the days of thy servant ' when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me ! 85. The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law. S6 All thy commandments are faithful : they persecute me wrongfully ; help thou ille. 87. They had aliaost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts. SS Quicken me after thy loving-kindness; so shail I keep the testimony of thy

mouth. LA WHED. 89 For ever, O Loko, thy word is settled 1n heaven. 90 Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the cartin, and it abideth. 91 They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants. 92 Unless thy law ha / h, en my delights, I sould then have perished in mine aidiction. 93 I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me. 94 I am thine, save me ; for I liave sought thy precepts. 95 The wicked have waited for ma to destroy me: but I will consider thy testiroomies. 96 I have seen an end of all persection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad. MiEM. 97 Q how love I thy law it is my moditation all the day. 98 Thou through thy commandments hast tiride me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. 99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testituonies are my meditation. 100 s understand more than the ancients, cause i keep thy precepts, 101 I have refrained my feet from every evil way. that [ might keep thy word. 102 I have not ...] from thy judg

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107 I am aflicted very much : quicken me, O Loko, according into thy word. 10S Accopt, I besoin taee, the free-willofferings of my mouth, O Loko, and teach me thy judgments. 109 My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law. 110 The wicked have laid a snare for me : yet I erred not from thy precepts. 111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever : for they are the rejoicing of my heart. 112 I have inclined my heart to perform thy statutes alway, corn into the end. SAMECH. 113 I hate rain thoughts: but thy law do I love. o 114 Thou art my hiding-place and my shield : I hope in thy word. 115 Depart from me, ye evil-doers: for ! will keep the commandonests of my God. 116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live; and let me not be asoained of my hope. 117 Hold that me un, and I shall be 'safe: and I will have respect unto tiny statutes continually. 1 IS Thou hast trodden down all them. that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falselyood. 110 Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth or dross: therefore I love thy test ironies. 120 A; ; flash tramol and I on afraid of thy ji A N. 12] I hove done judgment and justice: ave to not to mine oppressors. 122 E3 surety for thy servant for good : let not the proud oppress me. 1:3 Mine eyes sail for thy salvation, and for tire word of thy righteousness. 124, 1)"..! with thy servant according unto thy mercy, rod teach no toy statutes. 1.5 s of thy servant; give one o'erstanding, that I may know thy testimonies. 126 ft is time for ther, Loon, to work: for they have made void thy law. 127 Thoresare i love thy commandments above gold : yea, above fine gold. 12S Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right ; o I hate every false way.

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105 Thy word is a lamp unto my sect, and a light unto my path.

106 I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments,

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The zeal of David.

134 Deliver me from the oppression of man; so will I keep thy precepts. 135 Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: and teach me thy statutes. 136 Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law. TSADDI.

137 Righteous art thou, O Lord, and upright are thy judgments. 13S Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful. 139 My zeal hath consumed me; because mine enemies have forgotten thy words. 140 Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it. 141 I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts. 142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law, is the truth. 143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights. 144 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live. OPH.

145 I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O Lord : I will keep thy statutes. 146 I cried unto thee : save me, and I shall keep thy testimonics. 147 I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried : I hoped in thy word. 148 Mine eyes prevent the night-watches, that I might meditate in thy word. 149 Hear my voice, according unto thy loving-kindness: O Lord, quicken me according to thy judgment. 150 They draw nigh that follow aster mischief: they are far from thy law. 151 Thou art near, O Lord; and all thy commandments are truth. 152 Concerning thy testimonies 1 have known of old that thou hast founded them

for ever. RESH. 153 Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law. 154 Plead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to "...v word. 155 Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes. 156 Great are thy tender mercies, O Lord : quicken me according to thy judgments. 157 Many are my persecutors and mine enemies: yet do I not decline from thy testin)0thles. 158 I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word. 159 Consider how I love thy precepts: quicken me, O Lord, according to thy loving-kindness. 160 Thy word is true from the begin

ning: and every one of thy righteous judg

ments enduresh for ever. SCII N. 161 Princes have persecuted me without


FIe prays against Doeg. a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word. * 162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil. 163 I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love. 164 Seven times a day do I praise thee, because of thy righteous judgments. 165 Great peace have they which love thy law; and nothing shall offend them. 166 Lord, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy ot. 167 My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly. 168 I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thce. TAU. 169 Let my cry come near before thee, O Lord : give me understanding according to thy word. 170 Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word. 171 My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes. 172 My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousneSS. 173 Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts. 174 I have longed for thy salvation, O Lord ; and thy law is my delight. 175 Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me. 176 I have gone astray like a lost o ; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments. PSALM CXX. * A Song of degrees. HN my distress I cried unto the Lord, and he heard me. 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue. 3 What shall be given unto thee! or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue? 4 Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals

of juniper 5 W. is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar ! 6 My soul hath long dwelt with him that hateth peace. 7 I am }. peace: but when I speak, they are for war. PSALM CXXI. * A Song of degrees. | WILL lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help 2. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. 3 He will not suffer thv foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. 4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. 5 The Lond is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand. 6 The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.

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7 The LoRD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. 8 The Lond shall }. thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore. PSA LMI CXXII. * A Song of degrees of David. WAS glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord. 2 Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem. 3 Jerusalem is builded as a city that is comp ct together : 4 Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lond, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the Lorp. 5 For there are set thrones of jodgment, the thrones of the house of i)avid. 6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem : they shall prosper that love thee. 7. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. 8 For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee. 9 Because of the house of the Lond our God I will seck thy good. PSALMI CXXIII. * A Song of degrees. NTO thee lift up nine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the leavens. 2 Behold, 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; so our eyes trait upon the Lotto our God, until that he have mercy upon us. 3 Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt. 4 Our soul is exceedingly filled with

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The virtue of God's blessing. rusalem, so the LoRD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever. 3 For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto ini{{{lity. 4 Do good, O Loop, unto those that be good, and to then that are upright in their i.earts. 5 As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the Loko shall lead them orth with the workers of iniquity: but peace shall be upon Israel. 'SAH,\! CXXVI. * A Song of degrees. * THEN the Lorto turned again the §§ captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. 2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them. 3 The Lond hath done great things for us; orhort of we are glad. 4 Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as the streams in the south. 5 They that sow in tears shall reap in OW'. J 6 He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him. PSALMI CXXVII. * A §§ of degrees for Solomon. LYNCEPT the Eoin build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain. 2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows:

the scorning of those that are at ease, and for so he giveth his beloved sleep.

with the contempt of the proud. PSAH, MI CXXi V. * A Song of degrees of David. MF it had not been the Loito who was on * our side, now may Israel say; 2 if it had not been the Lord who was of our side, when meu rose up against us: 3 Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us: 4 Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul: 5 Then the proud waters had gone over our soul. 6 Blessed be the Lond, who hath not given us as a prey to their teeth. 7 Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped. 8 Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth. PSALM1 CXXV. * A Song of degrees. HEY that trust in the Lord shall be

3 Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord : and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

4 As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man ; so are children of the youth.

5 Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemics in

the gate. PSALM CXXVIII. * A Song of degrees. To LESSE!) is every one that feareth the Lord ; that walketh in his ways. 2 For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be

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3 Thy wif sha's he as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house : thy children like olive-plants round about thy table.

4 Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lon D.

5 The Lord shall bless thee out of Zion:

and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem

as 1,--int Zion, which cannot be re-all the days of thy life.

moved, but abioth for ever. 2. As the are round about Je

6 Yea, thou shalt sec thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.

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