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violent dealing shall come soever passeth through the down upon his own pate. paths of the seas. 17 I will praise the LORD 9 O LORD our Lord, how according to his righteous- excellent is thy name in all ness: and will sing praise to the earth ! the name of the LORD most

PSALM IX. high.

1 David proiseth God for executing PSALM VIII.

of judgment. 11 He inciteth others God's glory is magnified by his works, to praise him. 13 He prayeth that and by his love to man.

he may have cause to praise him. To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A To the chief Musician upon Muth-labben, Psalm of David.

A Psalm of David.
LORD our Lord, how

praise thee, O LORD, all the earth ! who hast set will shew forth all thy marthy glory above the heavens. vellous works.

2 Out of the mouth of babes 2 I will be glad and rejoice and sucklings hast thou or in thee : I will sing praise to dained strength because of thy name, O thou Most High. thine enemies,

that thou 3 When mine enemies are mightest still the enemy and turned back, they shall fall the avenger.

and perish at thy presence. 3 When I consider thy 4 For thou hast maintained heavens, the work of thy my right and my cause; thou fingers, the moon and the satest in the throne judging stars, which thou hast or right. dained ;

5 Thou hast rebuked the 4 What is man, that thou heathen, thou hast destroyed art mindful of him ? and the the wicked, thou hast put out son of man, that thou visit their name for ever and ever. est him?

6 0 thou enemy, destruc5 For thou hast made him a tions are come to a perpetual little lower than the angels, end : and thou hast destroyed and hast crowned him with cities ; their memorial is perglory and honour.

ished with them. 6 Thou madest him to have 7 But the LORD shall endure dominion over the works of for ever : he hath prepared thy hands; thou hast put all his throne for judgment. things under his feet:

8 And he shall judge the 7 All sheep and oxen, yea, world in righteousness, he and the beasts of the field; shall minister judgment to

8 The fowl of the air, and the people in uprightness. the fish of the sea, and what 9 The LORD also will be a

on then he maketh inquisi

. W ty

, standest two hy hias

refuge for the oppressed, a 20 Put them in fear, O refuge in times of trouble. LORD: that the nations may

10 And they that know thy know themselves to be but name will put their trust in men. Selah. thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken then that seek thee.

PSALM X. 11 Sing praises to the LORD,1 David complaineth to God of the

outrage of the wicked. 12 He praywhich dwelleth in Zion: de

eth for remedy. 16 He professeth his clare among the people his confidence. doings.

HY standest thou afar

off, tion for blood, he remember- est thou thyself in times of cth them : he forgetteth not trouble ? the cry of the humble.

2 The wicked in his pride 13 Have mercy upon me, 0 doth persecute the poor : let LORD; consider my trouble them be taken in the devices which I suffer of them that that they have imagined. hate me, thou that liftest me 3 For the wicked boasteth up from the gates of death: of his heart's desire, and

14 That I may shew forth blesseth the covetous, whom all thy praise in the gates of the LORD abhorreth. the daughter of Zion: I will 4 The wicked, through the rejoice in thy salvation. pride of his countenance, 15 The heathen are sunk will not seek after God: God down in the pit that they is not in all his thoughts. made: in the net which they 5 His ways are always grievbid is their own foot taken. ous; thy judgments are far

16 The LORD is known by above out of his sight: as for the judgment which he exe- all his enemies, he puffeth at cuteth: the wicked is snared them. in the work of his own hands. 6 He hath said in his heart, Higgaion. Selah.

I shall not be moved : for I 17 The wicked shall be turn- shall never be in adversity. ed into hell, and all the na 7 His mouth is full of curstions that forget God. ing and deceit and fraud :

18 For the needy shall not under his tongue is mischief always be forgotten : the ex- and vanity. pectation of the poor shall not 8 He sitieth in the lurking perish for ever.

places of the villages: in the 19 Arise, O LORD ; let not secret places doth he murder man prevail: let the heathen the innocent: his eyes are be judged in thy sight. privily set against the poor.

het draweth him into his I rust : how say ye to my

see it.

9 He lieth in wait secretly

PSALM XI. as a lion in his den : he lieth 1 David encourugeth himself in God

against his enemies.

4 The proviin wait to catch the poor: he dence and justice of God. doth catch the poor, when To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

N the net.

10 He croucheth, and hum- soul, Flee as a bird to your bleth himself, that the poor mountain ? may

fall by his strong ones. 2 For, lo, the wicked bend 11 He hath said in his heart, their bow, they make ready God hath forgotten : he hid- their arrow upon the string, eth his face; he will never that they may privily shoot

at the upright in heart. 12 Arise, O LORD; O God, 3 If the foundations be delift up thine hand: forget not stroyed, what can the rightthe humble.

eous do? 13 Wherefore doth the wick 4 The LORD is in his holy ed contemn God ? he hath temple, the LORD's throne is said in his heart, Thou wilt in heaven : his eyes behold, not require it.

his eyelids try, the children 14 Thou hast seen it; for of men. thou beholdest mischief and 5 The LORD trieth the rightspite, to requite it with thy eous: but the wicked and hand : the poor committeth him that loveth violence his himself unto thee; thou art soul hateth. the helper of the fatherless. 6 Upon the wicked he shall

15 Break thou the arm of rain. snares, fire and brimthe wicked and the evil man: stone, and a horrible temseek out his wickedness till pest : this shall be the portion thou find none.

of their cup. 16 The LORD is King for 7 For the righteous LORD ever and ever : the heathen loveth righteousness; his are perished out of his land.countenance doth behold the

17 LORD, thou hast heard upright. the desire of the humble :

PSALM XII. thou wilt prepare their heart, David, destitute of human comfort, thou wilt cause thine ear to

craveth help of God. 3 He comfort

eth himself with God's judgments on hear :

the wicked, and confidence in God's 18 To judge the fatherless to the chief Musician upon Sheminith, and the oppressed, that the

A Psalm of David. man of the earth may no (the more oppress.

the faithful fail from among | how long shall mine enemy the children of men.

be exalted over me? 2 They speak vanity every

3 Consider and hear me, O one with his neighbour : with LORD my God: lighten mine flattering lips and with a eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of double heart do they speak. death;

3 The LORD shall cut off all 4 Lest mine enemy say, I flattering lips, and the tongue have prevailed against him; that speaketh proud things : and those that trouble me re

4 Who have said, With our joice when I am moved. tongue will we prevail ; our 5 But I have trusted in thy lips are our own : who is lord mercy; my heart shall reover us?

joice in thy salvation. 5 For the oppression of the 6 I will sing unto the LORD, poor, for the sighing of the because he hath dealt boun: needy, now will I arise, saith tifully with me. the LORD ; I will set him in

PSALM XIV. safety from him that puffeth 1 David describeth the corruption of at him.

a natural man 4 He convinceth 6 The words of the LORD

the wicked by the light of their con

science. 7 He glorieth in the salvaare pure words: as silver tion of God. tried in a furnace of earth, To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. purified seven times.

THE fool hath said in his 7 Thou shalt keep them, O heart, There is no God. LORD, thou shalt preserve They are corrupt, they have them from this generation done abominable works, for ever.

there is none that doeth good. 8 The wicked walk on every 2 The LORD looked down side, when the vilest men are from heaven upon the chilexalted.

dren of men, to see if there

were any that did underPSALM XIII.

stand, and seek God. 1 David complaineth of delay in help. 3 He prayeth for preventing grace.

3. They are all gone aside, 5 He boasteth of divine inercy. they are all together become To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. filthy: there is none that do

COW long wilt thou for-eth good, no, not one.

get me, O LORD? for 4 Have all the workers of ever? how long wilt thou iniquity no knowledge ? who hide thy face from me? eat up my people as they eat

2 How long shall I take bread, and call not upon the counsel in my soul, having LORD. sorrow in my heart daily? 5 There were they in great


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A Psalm of David.

LRY, Tabernacle?


, O ation of the righteous.

6 Ye have shamed the coun- trust. sel of the poor, because the 2 O my soul, thou hast said LORD is his refuge.

unto the LORD, Thou art my 7 Oh that the salvation of Lord: my goodness extendeth Israel were come out of Zion ! not to thee; when the LORD bringeth 3 But to the saints that are back the captivity of his peo- in the earth, and to the excelple, Jacob shall rejoice, and lent, in whom is all my deIsrael shall be glad.

light. PSALM XV.

4 Their sorrows shall be David describeth a citizen of Zion.

multiplied that hasten after

another god : their drink ofORD, who shall abide in ferings of blood will I not

who offer, nor take up their names shall dwell in thy holy hill? into my lips.

2 He that walketh upright- 5 The LORD is the portion ly, and worketh righteous- of mine inheritance and of ness, and speaketh the truth my cup: thou maintainest in his heart.

3 He that backbiteth not 6 The lines are fallen unto with his tongue, nor doeth me in pleasant places ; yea, I evil to his neighbour, nor have a goodly heritage. taketh up a reproach against ry I will bless the LORD, his neighbour.

who hath given me counsel: 4 In whose eyes a vile per- my reins also instruct me in son is contemned; but he the night seasons. honoureth them that fear the 8 I have set the LORD alLORD. He that sweareth to his ways before me: because he is own hurt, and changethi not. at my right hand, I shall not

5 He that putteth not out his be moved. money to usury, nor taketh 9 Therefore my heart is reward against the innocent. glad, and my glory rejoiceth: He that doeth these things my flesh also shall rest in shall never be moved. hope.

10 For thou wilt not leave PSALM XVI. 1 David, in distrust of merits, and my soul in hell; neither wilt

hatred of idolatry, fleeth to God for thou suffer thine Holy One to preservation. 5 He sheweth the hope of his calling, of the resurrec

see corruption. tion, and life everlasting.

11 Thou wilt shew me the Michtam of David.

path of life : in thy presence

my lot.

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