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brought his strong holds to proached the footsteps of ruin.
thine anointed. 41 All that pass by the way 52 Blessed be the LORD for spoil him: he is a reproach to evermore. Amen, and Amen. his neighbours. 42 Thou hast set up the right
PSALM XC. hand of his adversaries; thou 1 Moses, setting forth God's provi
dence, 3 complaineth of human frahast made all his enemies to
gility, 7 divine chastisements, 10 and rejoice.
brevily of life. '12 He prayeth for
the knowledge and sensible experi43 Thou hast also turned the
ence of God's good providence. edge of his sword, and hast A Prayer of Moses the man of God. not made him to stand in the battle.
dwellingplace in all gen44 Thou hast made his glory erations. to cease, and cast his throne 2 Before the mountains were down to the ground.
brought forth, or ever thou 45 The days of his youth hadst formed the earth and hast thou shortened : thou the world, even from everhast covered him with shame. lasting to everlasting, thou Selah.
art God. 46 How long, LORD? wilt 3 Thou turnest man to dethou hide thyself for ever? struction; and sayest, Return, shall thy wrath burn like fire? ye children of men.
47 Remember how short my 4 For a thousand years in time is: wherefore hast thou thy sight are but as yesterday made all men in vain ?
when it is past, and as a 48 What man is he that liveth, watch in the night. and shall not see death ? shall 5 Thou carriest them away he deliver his soul from the as with a flood; they are as a hand of the grave? Selah. sleep: in the morning they are
49 Lord, where are thy for like grass which groweth up. mer lovingkindnesses, which 6 In the morning it flourishthou swarest unto David in eth, and groweth up; in the thy truth?
evening it is cut down, and 50 Remember, Lord, the re- withereth. proach of thy servants; how I 7 For we are consumed by do bear in my bosom the re- thine anger, and by thy wrath proach of all the mighty peo- are we troubled. ple;
8 Thou hast set our iniqui51 Wherewith thine enemies ties before thee, our secret have reproached, O LORD ; sins in the light of thy counwherewith they have re-tenance.
9 For all our days are passed | High shall abide under the away in thy wrath: we spend shadow of the Almighty. our years as a tale that is told. 2 I will say of the LORD,
10 The days of our years are He is my refuge and my for. threescore years and ten; and tress: my God; in him will I if by reason of strength they trust. be fourscore years, yet is their 3 Surely he shall deliver strength labour and sorrow; thee from the snare of the for it is soon cut off, and we fowler, and from the noisome fly away.
pestilence. i1 Who kpoweth the power 4 He shall cover thee with of thine anger? even accord- his feathers, and under his ing to thy fear, so is thy wings shalt thou trust : his wrath.
truth shall be thy shield and 12 So teach us to number buckler. our days, that we may apply 5 Thou shalt not be afraid our hearts unto wisdom. for the terror by night; nor
13 Return, O LORD, how for the arrow that fieth by long ? and let it repent thee day; concerning thy servants. 6°Nor for the pestilence that
14 0 satisfy us early with walketh in darkness; nor for thy mercy; that we may re: the destruction that wasteth joice and be glad all our days. at noonday. 15 Make us glad according 7 A thousand shall fall at to the days wherein thou hast thy side, and ten thousand at afflicted us, and the years thy right hand ; but it shall wherein we have seen evil. not come nigh thee.
16 Let thy work appear unto 8 Only with thine eyes shalt thy servants, and thy glory thou behold and see the reunto their children.
ward of the wicked. 17 And let the beauty of the 9 Because thou hast made LORD our God be upon us: the LORD, which is my refuge, and establish thou the work even the Most High, thy habof our hands upon us; yea, itation ; the work of our hands estab 10 There shall no evil belish thou it.
fall thee, neither shall any PSALM XCI. plague come nigh thy dwell1 The state of the godly. 3 Their safe. ing. servants. 14 Their friend ; with the
11 For he shall give his aneffects of them all.
gels charge over thee, to keep TTE that dwelleth in the thee in all thy ways. secret place of the Most 12 They shall bear thee up
ty. 9 Their habitation.
in their hands, lest thou dash not; neither doth a fool unthy foot against a stone. derstand this. 13 Thou shalt tread upon 7 When the wicked spring the lion and adder: the as the grass, and when all the young lion and the dragon workers of iniquity do flourshalt thou trample under feet. ish ; it is that they shall be
14 Because he hath set his destroyed for ever : love upon me, therefore will 8 But thou, LORD, art most I deliver him: I will set him high for evermore. on high, because he hath 9 For, lo, thine enemies, O known my name.
LORD, for, lo, thine enemies 15 He shall call upon me, shall perish; all the workers and I will answer him: I will of iniquity shall be scattered. be with him in trouble; I will 10 But my horn shalt thou deliver him, and honour him. exalt like the horn of a uni
16 With long life will I sat- corn: I shall be anointed isfy him, and shew him my with fresh oil. salvation.
11 Mine eye also shall see PSALM XCII. my desire on mine enemies, 1 The prophet exhorteth to praise God, and mine ears shall hear my
4 for his great works, 6 for his judg- desire of the wicked that rise ments on the wicked, 10 and for his goodness to the godly.
up against me. A Psalm or Song for the sabbath day. 12 The righteous shall flourT
thanks unto the LORD, shall grow like a cedar in and to sing praises unto thy Lebanon. name, O Most High :
13 Those that be planted in 2 To shew forth thy loving- the house of the LORD shall kindness in the morning, and flourish in the courts of our thy faithfulness every night, God.
3 Upon an instrument of ten 14 They shall still bring strings, and upon the psal- forth fruit in old age; they tery; upon the harp with a shall be fat and flourishing ; solemn sound.
15 To shew that the LORD is 4 For thou, LORD, hast upright: he is my rock, and made me glad through thy there is no unrighteousness work : I will triumph in the in him. works of thy hands.
PSALM XCIII. 5 O LORD, how great are The majesty, power, and holiness of thy works! and thy thoughts
Christ's kingdom. are very deep.
THE LORD reigneth, he
the LORD is clothed with 6 They slay the widow and strength, wherewith he hath the stranger, and murder the girded himself : the world fatherless. also is stablished, that it can 7 Yet they say, The LORD not be moved.
shall not see, neither shall 2 Thy throne is established the God of Jacob regard it. of old : thou art from ever 8 Understand, ye brutish lasting
among the people: and ye 3 The floods have lifted up, fools, when will ye be wise ? O LORD, the floods have lifted 9 He that planted the ear, up their voice; the floods lift shall he not hear? he that up their waves.
formed the eye, shall he not 4 The LORD on high is see? mightier than the noise of 10 He that chastiseth the many waters, yea, than the heathen, shall not he cormighty waves of the sea. rect ? he that teacheth man
5 Thy testimonies are very knowledge, shall not he know? sure: holiness becometh thine 11 The LORD knoweth the house, O LORD, for ever. thoughts of man, that they
are vanity. PSALM XCIV.
12 Blessed is the man whom 1 The prophet, calling for justice, thou chastenest, O LORD, complaineth of tyranny and impiety, 8 He teacheth God's providence. 12. and teachest him out of thy tion. 16 God is the defender of the law; afflicted.
13 'That thou mayest give O
LORD God, to whom him rest from the days of
vengeance belongeth; 0 adversity, until the pit be God, to whom vengeance be- digged for the wicked. longeth, shew thyself.
14 For the LORD will not 2 Lift up thyself, thou Judge cast off his people, neither of the earth: render a reward will he forsake his inheritto the proud.
ance. 3 LORD, how long shall the 15 But judgment shall rewicked, how long shall the turn unto righteousness: and wicked triumph ?
all the upright in heart shall 4 How long shall they utter follow it. and speak hard things? and 16 Who will rise up for me all the workers of iniquity against the evil doers ? or boast themselves ?
who will stand up for me 5 They break in pieces thy against the workers of inpeople, O LORD, and afflictiquity? thine heritage.
17 Unless the LORD had been
my help, my soul had almost strength of the hills is his dwelt in silence.
also. 18 When I said, My foot 5 The sea is his, and he slippeth; thy mercy, OʻLORD, made it: and his hands formheld me up.
ed the dry land. 19 In the multitude of my 6 0 come, let us worship thoughts within me thy com- and bow down : let us kneel forts delight my soul.
before the LORD our maker. 20 Shall the throne of in-| 7 For he is our God; and we iquity have fellowship with are the people of his pasture, thee, which frameth mischief and the sheep of his hand. by a law?
To day if ye will hear his 21 They gather themselves voice, together against the soul of 8 Harden not your heart, as the righteous, and condemn in the provocation, and as in the innocent blood.
the day of temptation in the -22 But the LORD is my de- wilderness : fence ; and my God is the 9 When your fathers temptrock of my refuge.
ed me, proved me, and saw 23 And he shall bring upon my work. them their own iniquity, and 10 Forty years long was I shall cut them off in their grieved with this generation, own wickedness ; yea, the and said, It is a people that LORD our God shall cut them do err in their heart, and they off.
have not known my ways: PSALM XCV.
11 Unto whom I sware in •1 An exhortation to praise God, 3 for my wrath that they should
his greatness, 6 and for his goodness, not enter into my rest.
his greatness, 8 for his kingdom, 11 joyful noise to the Rock of for his general judgment. our salvation.
new song: sing unto the presence with thanksgiving, LORD, all the earth. and make a joyful noise unto 2 Sing unto the LORD, bless him with psalms.
his name; shew forth his sal3 For the LORD is a great vation from day to day. God, and a great King above 3 Declare his glory among all gods.
the heathen, his wonders 4 In his hand are the deep among all people. places of the earth : the 4 For the LORD is great, and
2. Let us come before his O SING unto the LORD a