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answer me.

He shall set me up upon a rock.

8 I will instruct thee and teach thee 6. And now shall mine head be lifted in the way which thou shalt go: I will up above mine enemies round about guide thee with mine eye. nie: therefore will I offer in His taber

9. Be ye not as the horse, or as the nacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, mule, which have no understanding: I will sing praises unto the Lord. whose mouth must be held in with bit

7. Hear, O Lord, when I cry with my and bridle, lest they come near unto voice: have mercy also upon me, and, thee.

10 Many sorrows shall be to the wick. 8 When Thou saidst, Seek ye my ed: but he that trusteth in the Lord, face; my heart said unto Thee, Thy mercy shall compass him about. face, Lord, will I seek.

1. Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, 9 Hide not Thy face far from me; ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye put not Thy servant away in anger: that are upright in heart. Thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, o God of my sal

No. 167. vation.

PSALM 34. 10 When my father and my mother

i I will bless the Lord at all times: forsake me, then the Lord will take His praise shall continually be in my me up.

mouth. II Teach me Thy way, O Lord, and lead me in a plain path, because of the Lord: the humble shall hear there.

2 My soul shall make her boast in mine enemies of mine enemies: for false witnesses let us exalt His name together. 12 Deliver me not over unto the will of, and be glad.

3 O magnify the Lord with me, and are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.

4 I sought the Lord, and He heard 13 I had fainted, unless I had be- me, and delivered me from all my

fears. lieved to see the goodness of the Lord

5 They looked unto Him, and were in the land of the living:

14 Wait on the Lord: be of good lightened; and their faces were not courage, and He shall strengthen thine

6 This poor man cried, and the Lord heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.

heard him, and saved him out of all

his troubles. No. 166.

7 The angel of the Lord encampeth PSALM 32.

round about them that fear Him, and I Blessed is he whose transgression delivereth them. is forgiven, whose sin.is covered.

8 O taste and see that the Lord is 2 Blessed is the man unto whom the good: blessed is the man that trusteth Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in in Him. whose spirit there is no guile.

9 O fear the Lord, ye His saints: for 3 When I kept silence, my bones there is no want to them that fear Him. waxed old through my roaring all the 10 The young lions do lack. and day long:

suffer hunger: but they that seek the 4 For day and night Thy hand was Lord shall nol want any good thing. heavy upon me: my moisture is turned ni Conie, ye children, hearken uninto the drought of summer. Selah. to me: I will teach you the fear of

5 I acknowledged my sin unto Thee, the Lord: and nine iniquity have I not hid. I 12 What man is he that desireth life, said, I will confess my transgressions and loveth many days, that he may see unto the Lord; and Thou forgavest the good ? iniquity of my sin. Selah.

13. Keep thy tongue from evil, and
6 For this shall every one that is thy lips from speaking guile,
godly pray unto Thee in a time when 14 Depart fronı evil, and do good;
Thou mayest be found: surely in the seek peace,

and pursue it
floods of great waters they shall not
come nigh unto him.
7. Thou art iny hiding place; Thou. No. 168.

PSALM 39.
shalt preserve me from trouble; Thou i I said, I will take heed to my ways,
shalt compass me about with songs of that I sin not with my tongue: I will
deliverance, Selah.

keep my mouth with a bridle, while

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the wicked is before me.

in the earth. 2 I was duinb with silence, I held 9 He maketh wars to cease unto the niy peace, even from good; and my end of the earth; He breaketh the sorrow was stirred.

bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; 3 My heart was hot within me; while He burneth the chariot in the fire. I was niusing the fire burned: then 10 Be still, and know that I am God: spake I with my tongue,

I will be exalted anong the heathen, 4 Lord, make me to know mine end, I will be exalted in the earth. and the measure of my days, what it u The Lord of hosts is with us; the is; that I may know how frail I am. God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.

5 Behold, Thou hast made my days as a hand-breadth; and mine age is as nothing before Thee: verily every man

No. 170.

PSALM 51. at his best state is altogether. vanity. 1 Have mercy upon me, O God, acSelah.

cording to Thy lovingkindness: ac6 Surely every man walketh in a cording unto the multitude of Thy vain shew: surely they are disquieted tender mercies blot out my transgres. in vain: he heapeth up riches, and sions. knoweth not who shall gather them. 2 Wash me thoroughly from mine

7 And now, Lord, wliat wait I for? iniquity, and cleanse ine from my sin. my hope is in Thee.

3 For I acknowledge my transgres& Deliver one from all my transgres- sions: and may sin is ever before me. sions: make me not the reproach of 4 Against Thee, Thee oniy, have I the foolish.

sinned, and done this evilin Thy sight: 9 I was dumb, I opened not my that Thou mightest be justified when mouth; because Thou didst it. Thou speakest, and be clear wben

10 Remove Thy stroke away from Thou judgest. me: I am consumed by the blow of 5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; Thine hand.

and in sin did my mother conceive me. II When Thou with rebukes dost

6. Behold, Thou desireth truth in the correct man for iniquity, Thou makest inward parts: and in the hidden part his beauty to consumie away like a Thou shalt make me to know wisdom. moth: surely every man is vanity. 7 Purge me with liyssop, and I shall Selah.

be clean: wash me, and I shall be whit

er than snow. No. 169.

8 Make me to hear joy and glad. PSALM 46.

ness; that the bones which Thou hast i God is our refuge and strength, a broken may rejoice. very present help in trouble.

9 Hide Thy face from my sins, and 2 Therefore will not we fear, though blot out all mine iniquities. the earth be reinoved, and though the imountains be carried into the midst of 10 Create in me a clean heart, O

God; and renew a right spirit within 3. Though the waters thereof roar me. and be troubled, though the mount- 11 Cast me not away from Thy presains shake with the swelling thereof. ence; and take 110t Thy Holy Spirit Selah.

from me. 4 There is a river, the streams where- 12 Restore unto me the joy of Thy of shall make glad the city of God, salvatlon; and uphold me with Thy the holy place of the tabernacles of the free Spirit. Most High.

13 Then will I teach transgressors 5 God is in the midst of her; slie Thy ways; and sinners shall be con. shall not be moved: God shall help verted unto Thee. her, and that right early.

14 Deliver nie from bloodguiltiness, 6 The heathen raged, the kingdoms o God, Thou God of my salvation: were moved: He uttered His voice, and my tongue shall sing aloud of Thy the earth melted.

righteousness. 7 The Lord of hosts is with us; the 15 O Lord, open Thou my lips; and. God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah. my mouth shall shew forth Thy praise,

8 Come, behold the works of the 16 For Thou desirest not sacrifice; Lord, what desolations He hath made else would I give it: Thou delightest

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the sea;

thein away;

not in burnt offering.

therefore in the shadow of Thy wings 17 The sacrifices of God are a bro- will I rejoice. ken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, o God, Thou wilt not despise. 18 Do good in Thy good pleasure

No, 173.

PSALM 05. unto. Zion: build Thou the walls of I Praise waiteth for Thee, O God, in Jerusalem.

Zion: and unto Thee shall the vow be 19 Then shalt Thou be pleased with performed. the sacrifices of righteousness, with 2 O Thou that hearest prayer, unto burnt offering and whole burnt offer- Thee shall all flesh come. ing: then shall they offer bullocks up- 3 Iniquities prevail against me: as on Thine altar.

for our transgressions, Thou shalt purge No. 171.

4 Blessed is the man whom Thou PSALM 61.

choosest, and causest to approach unI Hear my cry, O God; attend unto

to Thee, that he may dwell in Thy

courts: we shall be satisfied with the my prayer.

2 From the end of the earth will I goodness of Thy house, even of Thy cry unto Thee, when my heart is over-holy temple. whelmed: lead me to the rock that is

5 By terrible things in righteousness higher than I.

wilt Thou answer us, O God of our 3 For Thou hast been a shelter for salvation; who art the confidence of me, and a strong tower from the en- that are afar off upon the sea:

all the ends of the earth, and of them emy. 4 I will abide in Thy tabernacle for

6 Which by His strength setteth ever: I will trust in the covert of Thy fast the mountains; being girded with wings. Selah.

power: 5 For Thou, O God, hast heard my

7 Which stilletli the noise of the vows: Thou hast given me the herit- seas, the noise of their waves, and the age of them that fear Thy name.

tunult of the people. 6 Thou wilt prolong the king's life:

8 They also that dwell in the utter. and his years as many generations.

most parts are afraid at Thy tokens: 7 He shall abide before God for ev- Thou makest the outgoings of the er: O prepare mercy and truth, which morning and evening to rejoice. may preserve him.

9. Thou visitest the earth, and water8 So will I sing praise unto Thy est it: Thou gạeatly enrichest it with name for ever, that I may daily per

the river of God, which is full of water: form my vows.

Thou preparest them corn, when Thou hast so provided for it.

10 Thou waterest the ridges thereof No. 172.

abundantly: Thou settlest the furrows PSALM 63.

thereof: 'Thou makest it soft with 1 O God, Thou art my God; early showers: Thou blessest the springing will I seek Thee: my soul thirsteth for thereof. Thee, ny flesh longeth for Thee in a dry II Thou crownest the year with Thy and thirsty land, where no water is; goodness: and Thy paths drop fatness.

2 To see Tliy power and Thy glory, 12 They drop upon the pastures of so as I have seen Thee in the sanc- the wilderness: and the little lills retuary.

joice on every side. 3 Because Thy lovingkindness is 13 The pastures are clothed with better than life, my lips shall praise flocks; the valleys are also covered Thee.

over with corn; they shout for joy, 4 Thus will I bless Thee while I live: they also sing. I will lift up my hands in Thy name. 5 My soul shall be satisfied as with

No. 174. marrow and fatness; and my mouth

PSALM 67. shall praise Thee with joyful lips: I God be merciful unto us, and bless

6 When I remember Thee upon my us; and cause His face to shine upon bed, and meditate on Thee in the night us; Selah. watches.

2 That Thy way may be known up7 Because Thou hast been my help, on earth, Thy saving health among

all nations.

der the shadow of the Almighty. 3 Let the people praise Thee, o 2 I will say of the Lord. He is my. God; let all the people praise Thee. refuge and my fortress: my God; in

4 O let the nations be glad and sing Hiin will I trust. for joy: for Thou shalt judge the peo- -3 Surely He shall deliver thee from ple righteously, and govern the nations the snare of the fowler, and from the upon earth. Selah.

noisome pestilence 's Let the people praise Thee, O 4 He shall cover thee with His feathGod; let all the people praise Thee. ers, and under His wings shalt thou

6 Then shall the earth yield her in- trust: His truth shall be thy shield and crease; and God, even our own God, buckler. shall bless us.

5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the 7 God shall bless us; and all the terror by niglit; nor for the arrow that ends of the earth shall fear Him, flieth by day;

6 Nor for the pestilence that walk. No. 175. PSALM 84.

eth in darkness; nor for the destruc.

tion that wasteth at noonday. i How amiable are Thy tabernacles, 7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, O Lord of hosts!

and ten thousand at thy right haud; 2 My soul longeth, yea, even faint- but it shall not come nighi thee. eth for the courts of the Lord: my 8 Only with thine eyes shalt thon heart and my flesh crieth out for the behold and see the reward of the living God.

wicked. 3 Yea, the sparrow hath found a 9. Because thou hast made the Lord, house, and the swallow a nest for her. which is ny refuge, even the Most self, where she may lay her young, High, thy habitation. even Thine altars, O Lord of hosts, my 10 There shall no evil befall thee, King, and my God.

neither shall any plague come nigb 4 Blessed are they that dwell in Thy thy dwelling. house: they will be still praising Thee. in For He shall give His angels Selah.

charge over thee, to keep thee in all 5 Blessed is the man whose strength thy ways. is in Thee; in whose heart are the 12 They shall bear thee up in their. ways of them.

hands, lest thou dash thy foot against 6 Who passing through the valley a stone. of Baca make it a well; the rain also 13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion filleth the pools.

and adder: the young lion and the 7 They go from strength to strength, dragon shalt thou tramiple under foot. every one of them in Zion appeareth 14 Because he hath set his love upbefore God.

on nie, therefore will I deliver him: I 8 O Lord God of hosts, hear my will set him on high, because he hath. prayer; give ear, O God of Jacob. known niỹ name. Selah.

15 He shall call upon me, and I will 9 Behold, O God our shield, and answer him: I will be with him in look upon the face of Thine anointed. trouble; I will deliver him, and honour

10 For a day in Thy courts is better him. than a thousand. I had rather be a 16 With long life will I satisfy him, doorkeeper in the house of my God, and shew him niy salvation. than to dwell in the tents of wicked

11 For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and

I The Lord reigneth, He is clothed glory: no good thing will He withhold with majesty; the Lord is clothed with from them that walk uprightly. 12 O Lord of hosts, blessed is the Himself: the world also is stablished,

strength, wherewith He hath girded man that trusteth in Thee.

that cannot be moved.

2 Tlıy throne is established of old: No. 176.

Thou art from everlasting.
PSALM 91.

3 The floods have lifted np, O Lord, 1. He that dwelleth in the secret the floods have lifted up their voice; place of the Most High shall abide un- the floods lift up their waves.

Dess.

No. 177. PSALM 93

4 The Lord on high is mightier than the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the noise of many waters, yea, than the fulness thereof. the niighty waves of the sea.

12 Let the field be joyful, and all 5 Thy testimonies are very sure: ho- that is therein: then shall all the trees liness becometh Thine house, O Lord, of the wood rejoice for ever.

13 Before the Lord: for He cometh,

for He cometh to judge the earth: He No. 178.

shall judge the earth with righteousPSALM 95.

ness, and the people with His truth. 1 O come, let us sing unto the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the Rock

No. 180. of our salvation.

PSALM 98. 2 Let us come before His presence 1 O sing unto the Lord a new song; with thanksgiving, and make a joyful for He hath done marvelous things: noise unto Him with psalms.

His right hand, and His holy arm, 3 For the Lord is a great God, and liath gotten Him the victory. a great King above all gods.

2 The Lord hath made known His 4 In His hand are the deep, places salvation: His righteousness hath He of the earth; the strength of the hills openly shewed in the sight of the heais His also

then. 5 The sea is His, and He made it: 3 He hath remembered His mercy and His hands formed the dry land. and His truth toward the house of Is

6 O come, let us worship and bow rael: all the ends of the earth have down: let us kneel before the Lord our seen the salvation of our God. Maker.

4 Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, 7 For He is our God; and we are the all the earth: 'make a loud noise, and people of His pasture, and the sheep rejoice, and sing praise. of His hand.

5. Sing unto the Lord with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm.

6 With trumpets and sound of cori O sing unto the Lord a new song: Lord, the King.

net make a joyful noise before the sing into the Lord, all the earth.

7. Let the sea roar, and the fulness 2 Sing unto the Lord, bless His thereof; the world, and they that dwell name; shew forth His salvation from

therein. day to day. 3 Declare His glory among the hea- let the hills be joyful together

8 Let the floods clap their hands: then, His wonders aniong all people.

9 Before the Lord; for He cometh 4 For the Lord is great, and greatly to judge the earth: with righteousto be praised: He is to be feared above ness shall He judge the world, and the all gods.

people with equity. 5 For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the Lord made the heavens.

6 Honour and majesty are before No. 181. Him: strength and beauty are in His

PSALM 100, sanctuary

I Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, 7 Give unto the Lord. O ye kindreds all

ye lands. of the people, give unto the Lord glo- 2 Serve the Lord with gladness: ry and strength.

come before His presence with singing. 8 Give unto the Lord the glory due

3 Know

ye

that the Lord He is God: unto His name: bring an offering, and it is He that hath made us, and not come into His courts.

we ourselves; we are His people and 90 worship the Lord in the beauty the sheep of His pasture. of holiness: fear before Him, all the 4 Enter into His gates with thanks. earth.

giving, and into His courts with praise: 10 Say among the heathen that the be thankful unto Him, and bless His Lord reigneth: the world also shall be name. established that it shall not be moved: 5 For the Lord is good; His piercy He shall judge the people righteously. is everlasting; and His truth endureth II Let the heavens rejoice, and let to all generations.

No. 179. PSALM 96.

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