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4 Blessed are they that dwell thou hast brought back the in thy house: they will be captivity of Jacob. still praising thee. Selah. 2 Thou hast forgiven the in

5 Blessed is the man whose iquity of thy people; thou strength is in thee; in whose hast covered all their sin. heart are the ways of them. Selah.

6 Who passing through the 3 Thou hast taken away all valley of Baca make it a thy wrath : thou hast turned well; the rain also filleth the thyself from the fierceness of pools.

thine anger. 7 They go from strength to 4 Turn us, O God of our strength, every one of them in salvation, and cause thine Zion appeareth before God. anger toward us to cease.

80 LORD God of hosts, hear 5 Wilt thou be angry with my prayer: give ear, O God us for ever? wilt thou draw of Jacob. Selah.

out thine anger to all gener9 Behold, O God our shield, ations? and look upon the face of 6 Wilt thou not revive us thine anointed.

again : that thy people may 10 For a day in thy courts is rejoice in thee ? better than a thousand. I Ý Shew us thy mercy, O had rather be a doorkeeper LORD, and grant us thy salin the house of my God, than vation. to dwell in the tents of wick 8 I will hear what God the edness.

LORD will speak : for he will 11 For the LORD God is a speak peace unto his people, sun and shield : the LORD and to his saints : but let will give grace and glory: them not turn again to folly: no good thing will he with 9 Surely his salvation is hold from them that walk nigh them that fear him; uprightly.

that glory may dwell in our 12 0 LORD of hosts, blessed land. is the man that trusteth in 10 Mercy and truth are met thee.

together; righteousness and PSALM LXXXV. peace have kissed each other. 1 The psalmist, out of the experience 11 Truth shall spring out of former mercies, prayeth for the of the earth; and righteouseth to wait thereon, out of confidence ness shall look down from of God's goodness.

heaven.

12 Yea, the LORD shall give LOT ORD, thou hast been fa- that which is good ; and our vourable unto thy land : land shall yield her increase.

To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the

sons of Korah.

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13 Righteousness shall godoest wondrous things: thou before him; and shall set us art God alone. in the way of his steps.

11 Teach me thy way, 0 PSALM LXXXVI.

LORD; I will walk in thy 1 David strengtheneth his prayer by truth : unite my heart to fear the conscience of his religion, 5 by thy name. the goodness and power of God. 11 He desireth the continuance of for

12 I will praise thee, O Lord proud, he craveth some token of and I will glorify thy name

14 Complaining of the my God, with all my heart: God's goodness. A Prayer of David.

for evermore. OW down thine ear, O 13 For great is thy mercy

LORD, hear me : for I am tow me: and thou hast poor and needy.

delivered my soul from the 2 Preserve my soul ; for I lowest hell. am holy : 0 thou my God, 14 O God, the proud are rissave thy servant that trusteth en against me, and the asin thee.

semblies of violent men have 3 Be merciful unto me, o sought after my soul; and Lord : for I cry unto thee have not set thee before them. daily.

15 But thou, O Lord, art a 4 Rejoice the soul of thy God full of compassion, and servant : for unto thee, o gracious, longsuffering, and Lord, do I lift up my soul. plenteous in mercy and truth. 5 For thou, Lord, art good, 16 ( turn unto me, and and ready to forgive; and have mercy upon me; give plenteous in mercy unto all thy strength unto thy servthem that call upon thee. ant, and save the son of

6 Give ear, O LORD, unto thine handmaid. my prayer; and attend to the 17 Shew me a token for voice of my supplications. good ; that they which hate

7 In the day of my trouble me may see it, and be aI will call upon thee: for shamed: because thou, LORD, thou wilt answer me.

hast holpen me, and comfort8 Among the gods there is ed me. none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works

PSALM LXXXVII. like unto thy works.

1 The nature and glory of the church.

4 The increase, honour, and comfort 9 All nations whom thou of the members thereof. hast made shall come and A Psalm or Song for the sons of Korah.

IS foundation is in the and shall glorify thy name. 10 For thou art great, and 2 The LORD loveth the gates

Worship before thee, O Lord; H holy mountains.

of Zion more than all the more : and they are cut off dwellings of Jacob.

from thy hand. 3 Glorious things are spoken 6 Thou hast laid me in the of thee, O city of God. Selah. lowest pit, in darkness, in

4 I will make mention of the deeps. Rahab and Babylon to them 7 Thy wrath lieth hard upon that know me: behold Philis- me, and thou hast afflicted tia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; me with all thy waves. Sethis man was born there. lah.

5 And of Zion it shall be 8 Thou hast put away mine said, This and that man was acquaintance far from me; born in her: and the Highest thou hast made me an abomhimself shall establish her. ination unto them: I am

6 The LORD shall count, shut up, and I cannot come when he writeth up the peo- forth. ple, that this man was born 9 Mine eye mourneth by there. Selah.

reason of affliction : LORD, I 7 As well the singers as the have called daily upon thee, players on instruments shall I have stretched out my hands be there : all my springs are in unto thee. thee.

10 Wilt thou shew wonders PSALM LXXXVIII.

to the dead? shall the dead A prayer containing a grievous com- arise and praise thee? Selah. plaint.

11 Shall thy lovingkindness A Song or Psalm for the sons of Korah, to be declared in the grave? or the chief Musician upon Mahalath Leannoth, Maschil of Heman the Ezrahite. thy faithfulness in destruc

LORD God of my salva- tion?

tion, I have cried day 12 Shall thy wonders be and night before thee: known in the dark? and thy 2 Let my prayer come be- righteousness in the land of fore thee : incline thine ear forgetfulness? unto my cry;

13 But unto thee have I 3 For my soul is full of cried, O LORD; and in the troubles : and my life draw- morning shall my prayer preeth nigh unto the grave.

vent thee. 4 I am counted with them 14 LORD, why castest thou that go down into the pit: I off my soul? why hidest thou am as a man that hath no thy face from me? strength:

15 I am afflicted and ready 5 Free among the dead, like to die from my youth_up: the slain that lie in the grave, while I suffer thy terrors I am whom thou rememberest no distracted.

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16 Thy fierce wrath goeth | mighty can be likened unto over me; thy terrors have the LORD? cut me off.

7 God is greatly to be fear17 They came round about ed in the assembly of the me daily like water; they saints, and to be had in revcompassed me about to- erence of all them that are gether.

about him. 18 Lover and friend hast 8 O LORD God of hosts, who thou put far from me, and is a strong LORD like unto mine acquaintance into dark- thee? or to thy faithfulness ness.

round about thee? PSALM LXXXIX.

9 Thou rulest the raging of 1 The psalmist praiseth God for his the sea : when the waves covenant, 5 for his wonderful pow- thereof arise, thou stillest er, 15 for the care of his church, 19 for his favour to the kingdom of

them. David. 38 Then complaining of con 10 Thou hast broken Ratrary events, 46 he expostulateth, hab in pieces, as one that pruyeth, and blesseth God.

Maschil of Ethan the Ezrahite. is slain; thou hast scattered
WILL sing of the mercies thine enemies with thy strong

of the LORD for ever: arm. with my mouth will I make 11 The heavens are thine, known thy faithfulness to all the earth also is thine: as for generations.

the world and the fulness 2 For I have said, Mercy thereof, thou hast founded shall be built up for ever: them. thy faithfulness shalt thou 12 The north and the south establish in the very heavens. thou hast created them: Ta

3 I have made a cove- bor and Hermon shall rejoice nant with my chosen, I in thy name. have sworn unto David my

13 Thou hast a mighty arm: servant,

strong is thy hand, and high 4 Thy seed will I establish is thy right hand. for ever, and build up thy 14 Justice and judgment are throne to all generations. the habitation of thy throne: Selah.

mercy and truth shall go be5 And the heavens shall fore thy face. praise thy wonders, O LORD: 15 Blessed is the people that thy faithfulness also in the know the joyful sound: they congregation of the saints. shall walk, O LORD, in the

6 For who in the heaven can light of thy countenance. be compared unto the LORD ? 16 In thy name shall they who among the sons of the rejoice all the day : and in

thy righteousness shall they | him for evermore, and my be exalted.

covenant shall stand fast with 17 For thou art the glory him. of their strength: and in thy 29 His seed also will I make favour our horn shall be to endure for ever, and his exalted.

throne as the days of heaven. 18 For the LORD is our de 30 If his children forsake fence ; and the Holy One of my law, and walk not in my Israel is our King.

judgments; 19 Then thou spakest in 31 If they break my statutes, vision to thy Holy One, and and keep not my commandsaidst, I have laid help upon ments; one that is mighty; I have ex 32 Then will I visit their alted one chosen out of the transgression with the rod, people.

and their iniquity with 20ʻI have found David my stripes. servant; with my holy oil 33 Nevertheless my lovinghave I anointed him:

kindness will I not utterly 21 With whom my hand take from him, nor suffer my shall be established: mine faithfulness to fail. arm also shall strengthen 34 My covenant will I not him.

break, nor alter the thing that 22 The enemy shall not ex- is gone out of my lips. act upon him; nor the son of 35 Once have I sworn by wickedness afflict him. my holiness that I will not

23 And I will beat down his lie unto David. foes before his face, and 36 His seed shall endure for plague them that hate him. ever, and his throne as the

24 But my faithfulness and sun before me. my mercy shall be with him: 37 It shall be established for and in my name shall his horn ever as the moon, and as a be exalted.

faithful witness in heaven. 25 I will set his hand also Selah. in the sea, and his right hand 38 But thou hast cast off and in the rivers.

abhorred, thou hast been 26 He shall cry unto me, wroth with thine anointed. Thou art my Father, my God, 39 Thou hast made void the and the Rock of my salvation. covenant of thy servant: thou

27 Also I will inake him my hast profaned his crown by firstborn, higher than the casting it to the ground. kings of the earth.

40 Thou hast broken down 28 My mercy will I keep for all his hedges; thou hast

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