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THhe Carth rejoice ; let the

greatly to be praised: he is to ments upon idolaters. 10 An exhor. be feared above all gods.

tation to godliness and gladness. 5 For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD

; made the heavens.

multitude of išles be glad 6 Honour and majesty are thereof. before him : strength and 2 Clouds and darkness are beauty are in his sanctuary. round about him: righteous

7 Give unto the LORD, Oye ness and judgment are the kindreds of the people, give habitation of his throne. unto the LORD glory and 3 A fire goeth before him, strength,

and burneth up his enemies 8 Give unto the LORD the round about. glory due unto his name : 4 His lightnings enlightened bring an offering, and come the world: the earth saw, and into his courts.

trembled. 9 () worship the LORD in 5 The hills melted like wax the beauty of holiness: fear at the presence of the LORD, before him, all the earth. at the presence of the Lord

10 Say among the heathen of the whole earth. that the LORD reigneth : the 6 The heavens declare his world also shall be establish- righteousness, and all the ed that it shall not be moved: people see his glory. he shall judge the people 7 Confounded be all they righteously.

that serve graven images, 11 Let the heavens rejoice, that boast themselves of and let the earth be glad; let idols : worship him, all ye. the sea roar, and the fulness gods. thereof.

8 Zion heard, and was glad; 12 Let the field be joyful, and the daughters of Judah and all that is therein: then rejoiced because of thy judgshall all the trees of the wood ments, O LORD. rejoice

9 For thou, LORD, art high 13 Before the LORD: for he above all the earth : thou cometh, for he cometh to art exalted far above all judge the earth : he shall gods. judge the world with right 10 Ye that love the LORD, eousness, and the people with hate evil : he preserveth the his truth.

souls of his saints; he delivPSALM XCVII.

ereth them out of the hand of 1 The majesty of God's kingdom. 7

the wicked. The church rejoiceth at God's judg 11 Light is sown for the

righteous, and gladness for 9 Before the LORD ; for he the upright in heart.

cometh to judge the earth: 12 Rejoice in the LORD, ye with righteousness shall be righteous; and give thanks judge the world, and the at the remembrance of his people with equity. holiness.

PSALM XCIX.

1 The prophet, setting forth the kingPSALM XCVIII.

dom of God in Zion, 5 exhorteth all, 1 The psalmist exhorteth the Jews, 4

by the example of forefathers, to the Gentiles, 7 and all the creatures

worship God at his holy hill. to praise God.

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done marvellous things : his 2 The LORD is great in Zion; right hand, and his holy arm, and he is high above all the hath gotten him the victory people.

2 The LORD hath made 3 Let them praise thy great known his salvation : his and terrible name; for it is righteousness hath he open- holy. ly shewed in the sight of the 4 The king's strength also heathen.

loveth judgment ; thou dost 3 He hath remembered his establish equity, thou executmercy and his truth toward est judgment and righteousthe house of Israel : all the ness in Jacob. ends of the earth have seen 5 Exalt ye the LORD our the salvation of our God. God, and worship at his foot

4 Make a joyful noise unto stool ; for he is holy. the LORD, all the earth : 6 Moses and Aaron among make a loud noise, and re- his priests, and Samuel among joice, and sing praise. them that call upon his name;

5 Sing unto the LORD with they called upon the LORD, the harp ; with the harp, and and he answered them. the voice of a psalm.

7 He spake unto them in the 6 With trumpets and sound cloudy pillar : they kept his of cornet make a joyful noise testimonies, and the ordibefore the LORD, the King. nance that he gave them.

7 Let the sea roar, and the 8 Thou answeredst them, O fulness thereof; the world, LORD our God: thou wast a and they that dwell therein. God that. forgavest them,

8 Let the floods clap their though thou tookest vengehands: let the hills be joyful ance of their inventions. together

9 Exalt the LORD our God,

and worship at his holy hill ; | 4 A froward heart shall defor the LORD our God is holy. part from me: I will not PSALM C.

know a wicked person. 1 An exhortation to praise God cheer 5 Whoso privily slandereth fully, 3 for his greatness, 4 and for his neighbour, him will I cut his power. A Psalm of praise.

off: him that hath a high AKE a joyful noise unto look and a proud heart will

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name.

2 Serve the LORD with glad 6 Mine eyes shall be upon ness : come before his pres- the faithful of the land, that ence with singing.

they may dwell with me : he 3 Know ye that the LORD that walketh in a perfect he is God : it is he that hath way, he shall serve me. made us, and not we our 7 He that worketh deceit selves; we are his people, shall not dwell within my and the sheep of his pasture. house: he that telleth lies

4 Enter into his gates with shall not tarry in my sight. thanksgiving, and into his 8 I will early destroy all the courts with praise : be thank- wicked of the land; that I ful unto him, and bless his may cut off all wicked doers

from the city of the LORD. 5 For the LORD is good;

PSALM CII. his mercy is everlasting ; and his truth endureth to all gen- | 1 Termophet in his prayer maketh erations.

comfort in the elernity and mercy of

God. 18 The mercies of God are lo PSALM CI.

be recorded. 23 He sustaineth his

weakness by the unchangeableness David maketh a vow and profession of

of God, godliness.

A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed, and poureth out his complaint before the LORD.

EAR my LORD, will I sing.

2 I will behave myself wise- come unto thee. ly in a perfect way.

O when 2 Hide not thy face from wilt thou come unto me? Ime in the day when I am in will walk within my house trouble; incline thine ear with a perfect heart.

unto me: in the day when I 3 I will set no wicked thing call answer me speedily. before mine eyes : I hate the 3 For my days are consumwork of them 'that turn ed like smoke, and my bones aside ; it shall not cleave to are burned as a hearth.

4 My heart is smitten, and

A Psalm of David.

me.

withered like grass; so that I 17 He will regard the prayer forget to eat my bread. of the destitute, and not de

5 By reason of the voice of spise their prayer. my groaning my bones cleave 18 This shall be written for to my skin.

the generation to come: and 6 I am like a pelican of the the people which shall be wilderness: I am like an owl created shall praise the LORD. of the desert.

19 For he hath looked down 7 I watch, and am as a spar- from the height of his sancturow alone upon the housetop. ary; from heaven did the

8 Mine enemies reproach me LORD behold the earth; all the day; and they that are 20 To hear the groaning of mad against me are sworn the prisoner; to loose those against me.

that are appointed to death; 9 For I have eaten ashes like 21 To declare the name of bread, and mingled my drink the LORD in Zion, and his with weeping,

praise in Jerusalem; 10 Because of thine indigna- 22 When the people are tion and thy wrath: for thou gathered together, and the hast lifted me up, and cast kingdoms, to serve the LORD. me down.

23 He weakened 11 My days are like a shadow strength in the way; he that declineth ; and I am shortened my days. withered like grass.

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my God, take 12 But thou, O LORD, shalt me not away in the midst of endure for ever; and thy re- my days : thy years membrance unto all genera- throughout all generations. tions.

25 Of old hast thou laid the 13 Thou shalt arise, and foundation of the earth: and have mercy upon Zion: for the heavens are the work of the time to favour her, yea, thy hands. the set time, is come.

26 They shall perish, but 14 For thy servants take thou shalt endure: yea, all of pleasure in her stones, and them shall wax old like a garfavour the dust thereof. ment; as a vesture shalt thou

15 So the heathen shall fear change them, and they shall the name of the LORD, and be changed: all the kings of the earth thy 27 But thou art the same, glory.

and thy years shall have no 16 When the LORD shall end. build up Zion, he shall ap 28 The children of thy serypear in his glory.

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seed shall be established be- mercy toward them that fear fore thee.

him. PSALM CIII.

12 As far as the east is from 1 An exhortation to bless God for his the west, so far hath he remercy, 15 and for the constancy moved our transgressions thereof. A Psalm of David.

from us. LESS the LORD, O my 13 Like as a father pitieth his

soul: and all that is children, so the LORD pitieth within me, bless his holy them that fear him.

14 For he knoweth our 2 Bless the LORD, O my soul, frame; he remembereth that and forget not all his bene- we are dust. fits:

15 A8 for man, his days are as 3 Who forgiveth all thine grass: as a flower of the field, iniquities; who healeth all so he flourisheth. thy diseases;

16 For the wind passeth 4 Who redeemeth thy life overit, and it is gone; and the from destruction; who crown- place thereof shall know it no eth thee with lovingkindness more. aud tender mercies;

17 But the mercy of the 5 Who satisfieth thy mouth LORD is from everlasting to with good things ; so that thy everlasting upon them that youth is renewed like the ea- fear him, and his righteousgle's.

ness unto children's children; 6 The LORD executeth right- 18 To such as keep his coveeousness and judgment for all nant, and to those that rethat are oppressed.

member his commandments 7 He made known his ways to do them. unto Moses, his acts unto the 19 The LORD hath preparchildren of Israel.

ed his throne in the heavens; 8 The LORD is merciful and and his kingdom ruleth over gracidus, slow to anger, and all. plenteous in mercy.

20 Bless the LORD, ye his 9 He will not always chide: angels, that excel in strength, neither will he keep his anger that do his commandments, for ever.

hearkening unto the voice of 10 He hath not dealt with his word. us after our sins; nor re 21 Bless ye the LORD, all ye warded us according to our his hosts; ye ministers of his, iniquities.

that do his pleasure. 11 For as the heaven is high 22 Bless the LORD, all his above the earth, so great is his works in all places of his do

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