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BOOK OF PSALMS.
PSALM I.

2 The kings of the earth set 1 The happiness of the godly. 4 The themselves, and the rulers

unhappiness of the ungodly. take counsel together, against

LESSED is the man that the LORD, and against his sel of the ungodly, nor 3 Let us break their bands standeth in the way of sin- asunder, and cast away their ners, nor sitteth in the seat cords from us. of the scornful.

4 He that sitteth in the 2 But his delight is in the heavens shall laugh: the law of the LORD ; and in his Lord shall have them in delaw doth he meditate day and rision. night.

5 Then shall he speak unto 3 And he shall be like a tree them in his wrath, and vex planted by the rivers of water, them in his sore displeasure. that bringeth forth his fruit in 6 Yet have I set my King his season; his leaf also shall upon my holy hill of Zion. not wither; and whatsoever 7 I will declare the decree : he doeth shall prosper.

the LORD hath said unto me, 4 The ungodly are not so: Thou_art my Son; this day but are like the chaff which have I begotten thee. the wind driveth away.

8 Ask of me, and I shall 5 Therefore the ungodly give thee the heathen for thine shall not stand in the judg- inheritance, and the utterment, nor sinners in the con- most parts of the earth for gregation of the righteous. thy possession. 6 For the LORD knoweth 9 Thou shalt break them the way of the righteous: but with a rod of iron ; thou the way of the ungodly shall shalt dash them in pieces like perish.

a potter's vessel. PSALM II.

10 Be wise now therefore, 1 The kingdom of Christ. 10 Kings Oye kings: be instructed, ye

are exhorted to accept it. judges of the earth.
CHY do the heathen 11 Serve the LORD with fear,

rage, and the people and rejoice with trembling. imagine a vain thing ? 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be

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angry, and ye perish from 6 Man's happiness is in God's fathe way, when his wrath is

To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A kindled but a little. Blessed

Psalm of David.

EAR when trust in him. PSALM III.

ness: thou hast enlarged me

when I was in distress ; have The security of God's protection. A Psalm of David, when he fled from mercy upon me, and hear my Absalom his son.

prayer. ORD, how are they in- 2 0 ye sons of men, how many are they that rise up into shame? how long will ye against me.

love vanity, and seek after 2 Many there be which say leasing? Selah. of my soul, There is no help 3 But know that the LORD for him in God. Selah. hath set apart him that is

3 But thou, O LORD, art a godly for himself: the LORD shield for me; my glory, and will hear when I call unto the lifter up of mine head.

him. 4 I cried unto the LORD 4 Stand in awe, and sin not: with my voice, and he heard commune with your own me out of his holy hill. heart upon your bed, and be Selah.

still. · Selah. 5 I laid me down and slept; 5 Offer the sacrifices of I awaked ; for the LORD sus- righteousness, and put your tained me.

trust in the LORD. 6 I will not be afraid of ten 6 There be many that say, thousands of people, that Who will shew us any good? have set themselves against me LORD, lift thou up the light round about.

of thy countenance upon us. 7 Arise, O LORD; save me, 7 Thou hast put gladness in O my God: for thou hast my heart, more than in the smitten all mine enemies time that their corn and their upon the cheek bone ; thou wine increased. hast broken the teeth of the 8 I will both lay me down ungodly.

in peace, and sleep: for thou, 8 Salvation belongeth unto LORD, only makest me dwell the LORD: thy blessing is in safety. upon thy people. Selah.

PSALM V.
PSALM IV.

1 David prayeth, and professeth his

study in prayer. 4 God favoureth 1 David prayeth for awlience. 2 He not the wicked. 7 David, professing reproveth and exhorteth his enemies. his faith, prayeth unto God to guide

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him, 10 to destroy his enemies, 11 and God; let them fall by their lo preserve the godly. To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth, A

own counsels; cast them out Psalm of David.

in the multitude of their LIVE ear to my words, O transgressions; for they have

LORD; consider my rebelled against thee. meditation.

11 But let all those that put 2 Hearken unto the voice their trust in thee rejoice : of my cry, my King, and my let them ever shout for joy, God: for unto thee will I because thou defendest them: pray.

let them also that love thy 3 My voice shalt thou hear name be joyful in thee. in the morning, O LORD ; in 12 For thou, LORD, wilt the morning will I direct my bless the righteous; with faprayer unto thee, and will vour wilt thou compass him

as with a shield. 4 For thou art not a God

PSALM VI. that hath pleasure in wicked-1 David's complaint in his sickness. 8 ness: neither shall evil dwell By faith he triumpheth over his with thee.

To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon 5 The foolish shall not stand Sheminith, A Psalm of David. in thy sight : thou hatest all workers of iniquity.

in thine anger, neither 6 Thou shalt destroy them chasten me in thy hot disthat speak leasing: the LORD pleasure. will abhor the bloody and 2 Have mercy upon me, O deceitful man.

LORD; for I am weak: 0 7 But as for me, I will come LORD, heal me; for my bones into thy house in the multi-are vexed. tude of thy mercy : and in 3 My soul is also sore vexed : thy fear will I worship to- but thou, O LORD, how ward thy holy temple. long?

8 Lead me, O LORD, in thy 4 Return, O LORD, deliver righteousness because of my soul: oh save me for thy mine enemies; make thy way mercies' sake. straight before my face. 5 For in death there is no re

9 For there is no faithful- membrance of thee : in the ness in their mouth ; their grave who shall give thee inward part is very wicked- thanks? ness; their throat is an open 6 I am weary with my sepulchre; they flatter with groaning; all the night make their tongue.

I my bed to swim ; I water 10 Destroy thou them, O my couch with my tears.

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enemies.

7 Mine eye is consumed be- anger, lift up thyself because cause of grief; it waxeth old of the rage of mine enemies: because of all mine enemies. and awake for me to the

8 Depart from me, all ye judgment that thou hast comworkers of iniquity; for the manded. LORD hath heard the voice 7 So shall the congregation of my weeping.

of the people compass thee 9 The Lord hath heard my about : for their sakes theresupplication ; the LORD will fore return thou on high. receive my prayer.

8 The LORD shall judge the 10 Let ali mine enemies be people : judge me, O LORD, ashamed and sore vexed: let according to my righteousthem return and be ashamed ness, and according to mine suddenly.

integrity that is in me. PSALM VII.

9 Oh let the wickedness of 1 David prayeth against the malice of the wicked come to an end; his enemies, professing his inno- but establish the just: for the

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hearts and reins: Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto 10 My defence is of God, the LORD, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite.

which saveth the upright in LORD my God, in thee heart.

do I put my trust: save 11 God judgeth the rightme from all thein that perse-eous, and God is angry with cute me, and deliver me: the wicked every day.

2 Lest le tear my soul like 12 If he turn not, he will a lion, rending it in pieces, whet his sword; he hath while there is none to deliver. bent his bow, and made it 3 O LORD my God, if I have ready. done this; if there be iniqui- 13 He hath also prepared ty in my hands;

for him the instruments of 4 If I have rewarded evil death; he ordaineth his arunto him that was at peace rows against the persecutors. with me; (yea, I have deliv 14 Behold, he travaileth ered him that without cause with iniquity, and hath conis mine enemy;)

ceived mischief, and brought 5 Let the enemy persecute forth falsehood. my soul, and take it ; yea, 15 He made a pit, and diglet him tread down my life ged it, and is fallen into the upon the earth, and lay mine ditch which he made. honour in the dust. Selah. 16 His mischief shall return 6 Arise, O LORD, in thine I upon his own head, and his

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