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14. Very excellent Things' are spoken of thee, O thou City of God.
15. I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me. Behold Philiftia and Tyre, with Ethiopia, lo, there was He born.
16. And of Sion it shall be said that, He was born in her, and the most High himself fhall establish her.
17. The Lord shall rehearse it, when He writeth up the People, that He was born there:
18. The Singers also and Players on Instruments shall rehearse ; all my fresh Springs fhall be in thee.
19. THE LORD SAID unto my Lord, “ fit Thou on
my right Hand, untill I make thine Enemies thy Foota “ ftool.” (Ps. cx.)
20. The Lord thall send the Rod of thy Power out of Sion; be thou Ruler, even in the midst, among thine Enemies:
21. In the Day of thy Power shall the People offer thee free-will Offerings with an holy Worship; the Dew of thy Birth is of the Womb of the Morning.
22. The Lord hath fworn, and will not repent ; Thou art a Priest for ever, after the Order of Melchifedec.
23. The Lord upon thy right Hand shall wound even Kings in the Day of his Wrath: He will judge among the Heathen ; He shall fill the Places with the dead Bodies, and smite in funder the Heads over divers Countrys.
24. He shall drink of the Brook in the Way; therefore Ihall he lift up his Head.
25. THEY THAT PUT their Trust in the Lord, shall be even as Mount Sion, which cannot be removed, but ftandeth fast for ever. (Pf. cxxv.)
26. As the Hills stand about Jerusalem, even so standeth the Lord about his People, from this Time forth for evermore.
27. For the Rod of the Ungodly cometh not into the Lot of the Righteous, left the Righteous put their Hand unto Wickedness.
28. Do good, O Lord, unto those that are good, and upright of Heart.
29. As for Such as turn aside unto their own Wickedness, the Lord shall lead them forth with the evil Doers, but Peace shall be upon Ifrael.
30. NOW UNTO HIM that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the Power that worketh in us ; (Eph, iii. 20.)
31. Unto Him be Glory in the Church by Chrift Jefus, throughout all Ages, World without End.
TO THEE LIFT I up mine Eyes, O. Thou
that dwellest in the Heavens. Behold, even as the Eyes of Servants look unto the Hand of their Masters, and as the Eyes of a Maiden unto the Hand of her Mistress, even fo our Eyes wait upon the Lord our God, untill He have Mercy upon us. (Pl. cxxiii.)
2. Have Mercy upon us, O Lord, have Mercy upon us, for We are utterly despised : our Soul is filled with the Scorning of those that are at ease, and with the Deceitfulness of the proud.
3. IF THE LORD himfelf had not been on our Side, now may Israel say, if the Lord himself had not been on our Side, when Men rose up against us; they had swallowed us up quick, when their Wrath was kindled at us ; (Pf.cxxiv.)
4. Yea, the Waters had drowned us, and the Stream had gone over our Soul: the deep Waters of the proud had. gone even over our Soul.
5. But praised be the Lord, who hath not given us over for a Prey unto their Teeth.
6. Our Soul' is escaped even as a Bird out of the Snare of the Fowler; the Snare is broken, and we are delivered.
7. Our Help standeth in the Name of the Lord, who. hath made Heaven and Earth.
8. They, that low in Tears, thall reap in Joy: (Psicxxvi.)
9. He that now goeth on his Way weeping, and beareth forth good Seed, Thall doubtless come again with Joy, and bring his Sheaves with him.
10. ExcePT THE LORD build the House, their Labor is but loft that build it. (Pf. cxxvii.)
II. Except the Lord keep the City, the Watchman waketh but in vain. It is but loft Labor that rise up early, and so late take Rest, and eat the Bread of Carefulness; for fo He giveth his beloved Sleep.
12. Lo, Children and the Fruit of the Womb are an Heritage and Gift that cometh of the Lord,
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13. Like as the Arrows in the Hand of the Giant, even ho are the young Children: Happy is the Man that hath his Quiver full of them; they shall not be ashamed, when they speak with their Enemies at the Gate.
14. BLESSED ARE ALL they that fear the Lord, and walk in his Ways. (Pf. cxxviii.)
15. For thou shalt eat the Labors of thine Hands; O happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee: Thy Wife shall be as the fruitful Vine, upon the sides of thine House; thy Children like the Olive-branches round about thy Table,
16. Lo, thus shall the Man be blessed, that feareth the Lord,
17. The Lord from out of Sion shall so bless thee, that thou shalt see Jerusalem in Profperity all thy Life long.
1.8. Yea, that thou shalt see thy Children's Children, and Peace upon Ifrael.
19. BEHOLD, HOW GOOD and joyful a Thing it is for Brethren to dwell together in Unity. (Ps. cxxxiii.).
20. It is like the precious Ointment upon the Head, that fan down unto the Beard, even unto Aaron's Beard, and went down to the Skirts of his Clothing,
21. Like as the Dew of Hermor, which fell upon the Hill of Sion: for there the Lord promised his Blessing and Life for evermore.
22. Now UNTO the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be Honor and Glory, for ever and ever. Amen.' (1 Tim. i. 17.)
Twenty eighth HYMN LV. Morning, A
RISE, O Lord, into thy resting Place ; Thou and
the Ark of thy Strength. Let thy Priests be clothed with Righteousness, and let thy Saints fing with Joyfulness. (P. cxxxii.)
2. The Lord hath made a faithful Oath unto David, and He will not fhrink from it: “ Of the Fruit of thy « Body will I set upon thy Throne.
3. “ If thy Children will keep my Covenant' and my « Testimonies that I shall learn them, their Children also ihall fit upon thy Throne for evermore.”.
LV. Morning 4. For the Lord hath chofen Sion to be an Habitation for himself, He hath longed for her: “ This shall be my “ Rest for ever; here will I dwell, for I have a Delight « therein.
5. “ I will blefs her Victuals with Encrease, and will “ satisfie her poor with Bread. I will also deck her Priests “ with Salvation, and har daints shall rejoice and fing."
6. BEHOLD NOW, PRAISE the Lord, all ye Servants of the Lord. (Pl. cxxxiv.)
7. Ye that by Night stand in the House of the Lord, even in the Courts of the House of our God; lift up your Heads in the San&tuary, and praise the Lord.
8. The Lord, that made Heaven and Earth, give thee Blessing out of Sion.
9. Ö PRAISE THE Lord, laud ye the Name of the Lord; praise it, Oye Servants of the Lord: Ye that stand in the House of the Lord, in the Courts of the House of our God. (P/. cxxxv.)
10. O praise the Lord, for the Lord is gracious; O fing Praises unto his Name, for it is lovely.
11. For the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Ifrael for his own Possession. For I know that the Lord is great, and that our Lord is above all Gods.
12. Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did He in Heaven and in Earth, and in the Sea, and in all deep Places.
13. He bringeth forth the Clouds from the Ends of the World, and sendeth forth Light'nings with the Rain, bringing the Winds out of his Treasures.
14. He smote the first born of Egypt, both of Man and Beast.
15. He hath sent Tokens and Wonders into Thee, O thou Land of Egypt, upon Pharaoh and all his Servants.
16. He smote divers Nations, and flew mighty Kings; Sihon King of the Amorites, and Og the King of Baan, and all the Kingdoms of Canaan; and gave their Land to be an Heritage, even an Heritage unto Israel his People.
17. Thy Name, O Lord, endureth for ever; so dcth thy Memorial, O Lord, from one Generation to another.
18. For the Lord will judge his People, and be gracious unto his Servants.
19. As for the Idols of the Heathen, they are but Silver and Gold, the Work of Men's Hands: they have Mouths, but speak not; Eyes have they, but they see not:
20 They have Ears, but yet they hear not; neither is there any Breath in their Mouths.
21. They that make them, are like unto them, and fo are all they that put their Trust in them.
22. Praise the Lord, ye House of Israel; praise the Lord, ye House of Aaron.
23. Praise the Lord, ye House of Levi; Ye that fear the Lord, praise the Lord. Praised be the Lord out of Sion, who dwellech at Jerusalem. Praise Ye the Lord,
24. WE GIVE THEE Thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because Thou hast taken unto Thee thy great Power, and hast reigned. (Rez. xi. '17.)
25. ALLELUIAH. Salvation and Glory and Honor and Power be unto the Lord our God: for true and righteous are his Judgements. (ib. xix. 1.)
26. Amen. Alleluiah.
I weniy eighth HYMN LVI. Evening 1.
WILL GIVE Thanks unto Thee, O Lord, with my
whole Heart ; even before the Gods will I fing Praise unto Thee. (Pf. cxxxviii.)
2. I will worship toward thy holy Temple, and praise thy Name, because of thy loving Kindness and Truth; for Thou hast magnified thy Name, and thy Word above all Things.
3. When I called upon Thee, Thou hearedst me, and enduedft my Soul with much Strength.
4. All the Kings of the Earth Thall praise Thee, O Lord, when they hear the Words of thy Mouth.
5. Yea, they shall sing in the Ways of the Lord, that great is the Glory of the Lord.
6. For though the Lord be high, yet hath He Respect unto the lowly; as for the proud, He beholdeth them afar off.
7. Though I walk in the Midst of Trouble, yet fhalt Thou refrelh me; Thou shalt stretch forth thy Hand against the Wrath of mine Enemies, and thy right Hand Thall save me.
8. The Lord shall perfect his loving Kindness toward me: yea, thy Mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever ; despise not then the Works of thine own Hands, R 3
9. O GIVE