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minion: bless the LORD, O 10 He sendeth the springs

into the valleys, which run PSALM CIV.

among the hills. 1 A meditation upon the mighty power,

11 They give drink to every 7 and wonderfu. providence of God: beast of the field: the wild prophet voweth perpetually to praise asses quench their thirst. God.

12 By them shall the fowls LESS the LORD, O my of the heaven have their

soul. O LORD my God, habitation, which sing among thou art very great; thou art the branches. clothed with honour and maj- 13 He watereth the hills esty:

from his chambers: the earth 2 Who coverest thyself with is satisfied with the fruit of light as with a garment: who thy works. stretchest out the heavens like 14 He causeth the grass to a curtain :

grow for the cattle, and herb 3 Who layeth the beams of for the service of man: that his chambers in the waters: he may bring forth food out who maketh the clouds his of the earth; chariot: who walketh upon 15 And wine that maketh the wings of the wind: glad the heart of man, and

4 Who maketh his angels oil to make his face to shine, spirits; his ministers a flam- and bread which strengthen

eth man's heart. 5 Who laid the foundations | 16 The trees of the LORD are of the earth, that it should full of sup; the cedars of not be removed for ever. Lebanon, which he hath

6 Thou coveredst it with the planted; deep as with a garment: the 17 Where the birds make waters stood above the mount- their nests: as for the stork, ains.

the fir trees are her house. 7 At thy rebuke they fled; 18 The high hills are a refat the voice of thy thunder uge for the wild goats; and they lasted away.

the rocks for the conies. 8 T'hey go up by the mount 19 He appointed the moon ains; they go down by the for seasons: the sun knoweth valleys unto the place which his going down. thou hast founded for them. 20 Thou makest darkness,

9 Thou hast set a bound that and it is night : wherein all they may not pass over; that the beasts of the forest do they turn not again to cover creep forth. the earth.

21 The young lions, roar

ing fire:

after their prey, and seek 33 I will sing unto the LORD their meat from God.

as long as I live: I will sing 22 The sun ariseth, they praise to my God while gather themselves together, have my being. and lay them down in their 34 My meditation of him dens.

shall be sweet: I will be glad 23 Man goeth forth unto his in the LORD. work and to his labour until 35 Let the sinners be conthe evening.

sumed out of the earth, and 24 O LORD, how manifold let the wicked be no more. are thy works ! in wisdom Bless thou the LORD, O my hast thou made them all: the soul. Praise ye the LORD. earth is full of thy riches.

PSALM CV. 25 So is this great and wide 1 An exhortation to praise God, and sea, wherein are things creep to seek out his works. 7 The story

of God's providence over Abraham, ing innumerable, both small

16 over Joseph, 23 over Jacob in and great beasts.

Egypt, 26 over Moses delivering the

Israelites, 37 over the Israelites 26 There go the ships: there

brought out of Egypt, sed in the wilis that leviathan, whom thou derness, and planted in Cunaan. therein.

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call upon his that thou mayest give them name: make known his deeds their meat in due season. among the people.

28 That thou givest them 2 Sing unto him, sing psalms they gather : tho openes unto him : talk ye of all his thine hand, they are filled wondrous works. with good.

3 Glory ye in his holy name : 29 Thou hidest thy face, they let the heart of them rejoice are troubled : thou takest that seek the LORD. away their breath, they die, 4 Seek the LORD, and his and return to their dust. strength : seek his face ever

30 Thou sendest forth thy more. spirit, they are created: and 5 Remember his marvellous thou renewest the face of the works that he hath done; his earth.

wonders, and the judgments 31 The glory of the LORD of his mouth; shall endure for ever: the 6 0 ye seed of Abraham his LORD shall rejoice in his servant, ye children of Jacob works.

his chosen. 32 He looketh on the earth, 7 He is the LORD our God: and it trembleth : he touch- his judgments are in all the eth the hills, and they smoke. I earth.

27 These wait all upon thee; O GIVE thanks unto the

lot of your

8 He hath remembered his him ; even the ruler of the covenant for ever, the word people, and let him go free. which he commanded to a 21 He made him lord of his thousand generations. house, and ruler of all his

9 Which covenant he made substance: with Abraham, and his oath 22 To bind his princes at unto Isaac;

his pleasure ; and teach his 10 And confirmed the same senators wisdom. unto Jacob for a law, and to 23 Israel also came into Israel for an everlasting cov- Egypt; and Jacob sojourned enant :

in the land of Ham. 11 Saying, Unto thee will I 24 And he increased his give the land of Canaan, the people greatly ; and made

inheritance : them stronger than their en12 When they were but a emies. few men in number; yea, 25 He turned their heart to very few, and strangers in hate his people, to deal subit.

tilely with his servants. 13 When they went from 26 He sent Moses his seryone nation to another, from ant; and Aaron whom he one kingdom to another peo- had chosen. ple;

27 They shewed his signs 14 He suffered no man to among them, and wonders in do them wrong: yea, he re- the land of Ham. proved kings for their sakes; 28 He sent darkness, and 15 Saying, Touch not mine made it dark; and they reanointed, and do my proph- belled not against his word. ets no harm.

29 He turned their waters 16 Moreover he called for a into blood, and slew their famine upon the land : he fish. brake the whole staff of 30 Their land brought forth bread.

frogs in abundance, in the 17 He sent a man before chambers of their kings. them, even Joseph, who was 31 He spake, and there came sold for a servant:

divers sorts of flies, and lice 18 Whose feet they hurt in all their coasts. with fetters : he was laid in 32 He gave them hail for iron :

rain, and flaming fire in their 19 Until the time that his land. word came : the word of the 33 He smote their vines also LORD tried him.

and their fig trees; and 20 The king sent and loosed brake the trees of their coasts.

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PSALM CVI. custs came, and caterpillars, 1 The psalmist exhorteth to praise and that without number,

God. 4 He prayeth for pardon of

sin, as God did with the fathers. 7 35 And did cat up all the The story of the people's rebellion,

and God's mercy. 47 He concludeth herbs in their land, and de

with prayer and praise,

RAISE ye the LORD. O .

give thanks unto the 36 He smote also all the LORD ; for he is good : for firstborn in their land, the his mercy endureth for ever. chief of all their strength. 2 Who can utter the mighty

37 He brought them forth acts of the LORD ? who can also with silver and gold : shew forth all his praise ? and there was not one feeble 3 Blessed are they that person among their tribes.

keep judgment, and he that 38 Egypt was glad when doeth righteousness at all they departed : for the fear times. of them fell upon them. 4 Remember me, O LORD,

39 He spread a cloud for a with the favour thut thou bear. covering; and fire to give est unto thy people : 0 visit light in the night.

me with thy salvation ; 40 The people asked, and he 5 That I may see the good brought quails, and satisfied of thy chosen, that I may them with the bread of heav- rejoice in the gladness of thy

nation, that I may glory with 41 He opened the rock, and thine inheritance. the waters gushed out; they 6 We have sinned with our ran in the dry places like a fathers, we have committed river.

iniquity, we have done wick42 For he remembered his edly. holy promise, and Abraham ny Our fathers understood his servant.

not thy wonders in Egypt; 43 And he brought forth they remembered not the his people with joy, and his multitude of thy mercies ; chosen with gladness : but provoked him at the sea,

44 And gave them the lands even at the Red sea. of the heathen : and they in 8 Nevertheless he saved herited the labour of the peo- them for his name's sake,

that he might make his 45 That they might ob-mighty power to be known. serve his statutes, and keep 9 He rebuked the Red sea his laws. Praise ye the also, and it was 'dried up: LORD.

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depths, as through the wil 23 Therefore he said that he derness.

would destroy them, had not 10 And he saved them from Moses his chosen stood before the hand of him that hated him in the breach, to turn athem, and redeemed them way his wrath, lest he should from the hand of the enemy: destroy them.

11 And the waters covered 24 Yea, they despised the their enemies : there was not pleasant land, they believed one of them left.

not his word : 12 Then believed they his 25 But murmured in their words ; they sang his praise. tents, and hearkened not unto

13 They soon forgat his the voice of the LORD. works ; they, waited not for 26 Therefore he lifted up his counsel:

his hand against them, to 14 But lusted exceedingly overthrow them in the wilin the wilderness, and tempt- derness: ed God in the desert.

27 To overthrow their seed 15 And he gave them their also among the nations, and request; but sent leanness to scatter them in the lands. into their soul.

28 They joined themselves 16 They envied Moses also also unto Baal-peor, and ate in the camp, and Aaron the the sacrifices of the dead. saint of the LORD.

29 Thus they provoked him 17 The earth opened and to anger with their inventions: swallowed up Dathan, and and the plague brake in upon covered the company of them. Abiram.

30 Then stood up Phinehas, 18 And a fire was kindled and executed judgment: and in their company; the flame so the plague was stayed. burned up the wicked. 31 And that was counted un

19 They made a calf in Ho- to him for righteousness unto reb, and worshipped the molt- all generations for evermore. en image.

32 They angered him also 20 Thus they changed their at the waters of strife, so that glory into the similitude of an it went ill with Moses for ox that eateth grass.

their sakes : 21 They forgat God their 33 Because they provoked saviour, which had done his spirit, so that he spake great things in Egypt; unadvisedly with his lips. 22 Wondrous works in the 34 They did not destroy the land of Ham, and terrible nations, concerning whom things by the Red sea. the LORD commanded them:

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