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Thou shalt increase my greatness,
the day long: For they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek
A Psalm for Solomon Give the king thy judgments, O God, And thy righteousness unto the king's son. He shall judge thy people with righteousness, And thy poor with judgment. The mountains shall bring peace to the people, And the little hills, by righteousness. He shall judge the poor of the people, He shall save the children of the needy, And shall break in pieces the oppressor. They shall fear thee as long as the sun And moon endure, throughout all generations. He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: As showers that water the earth.
In his days shall the righteous flourish;
And his enemies shall lick the dust.
poor and needy,
gold of Sheba:
the top of the mountains;
of the earth.
His name shall endure for ever:
His name shall be continued as long as the sun:
Amen, and Amen.
A Psalm of Asaph Truly God is good to Israel, Even to such as are of a clean heart. But as for me, my feet were almost gone; My steps had well nigh slipped. For I was envious at the foolish, When I saw the prosperity of the wicked. For there are no bands in their death: But their strength is firm. They are not in trouble as other men; Neither are they plagued like other men. Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; Violence covereth them as a garment. Their eyes stand out with fatness: They have more than heart could wish.
They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning
So, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise
their image. Thus
heart was grieved, And I was pricked in my
reins. So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee. Nevertheless I am continually with thee: Thou hast holden me by my right hand. Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, And afterward receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but thee? And there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: But God is the strength of my heart, and my portion
for ever. For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: Thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from
Maschil of Asaph O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? Why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of