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o I will fing a new song unto thee, O God: 20 The LORD Prescrveth all them that love on a platsery, and an inftrument of ten him: but all the wickcd will hc deltroy. ings, ww I fing praises unto thee.

21 My mouth thall speak the praise of the 10 it is be that giveth salvation unto kings: LORD: and let all fleth bless lis holy name Ho deivereth David his servant from the for ever and ever. artul (word.

PSA I. M CXLVI. ul Rid me, and deliver me from the hand i The pfalmift yoweth perpetua' praises to frange children, whose mouth speaketa God: 3 he exhorteth no! to trust in man. inity, and their right hand is a right hand 5. God, for his porver, justice, mercy, and Falfekood:

kingdom, is only worthy to be irujed.

Paige the Lośd. Praise the Lord, O in their youth; that our daughters may comar-iones, polished after the fimiii

2 while I live will I praise the LORD: fo: of a palace ;

I will ling praises unto my God while I have Tuil our garners may be full, affording any being. manner of tore; that our theep may 3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the de forth thousands and ten thousands in son of man, in whom there is no help.

4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth 14 That our oxen may be trong to labour; to his earth; in that very day his thoughts, Har b: no breaking in, nor going out; perith. at there be no complaining in our itrecta. 5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob Happy is that people, that is in such a for his lielp, whose hope is in the Lord his yra, happy is that people, whofe God is God: LORD.

6 Which made heaven and carth, the rea, PSALM CXLV.

and all that therein is , which keepeth truth Per Devid praisetk God for his same, 8 good. for ever;

11 kingdom, 14 providence, 17 and 7 Which executeth judgment for the op kis tiny mercy,

prelled, which giveth food to the hungry: Davids palm of praise.

The LORD looseth the prisoners. Wil extol thee, my Goul, o King; and I 8 The LORD openeth the eyes of the well blefs thy name for ever and ever. blind : the LORD raileth them that are Every day wil i bless thee, and I will bowed down : the LORD loveth the rigli.

ir my name for ever and ever. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be The LORD preserveth the strangers; he mad; and his greatneis is uniearchable. relieveth the faiherless and widow : but the veegto ration thail praise thy works to way of the wicked he turneth upside down. sther, and thall declare thy miglıry acts. 10 The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy

I will speak of the glorious honour of God, o Zion, unto all generatione. Praise maetty, and of thy wondrous works:

ye the LORD. And men fall fpeak of the might of thy

PSALM CXLVII. mais sas; and I will declare thy great. í The prophet exhorteth to praise God for his

care of the church,. 4. his porver, 6 and his They thali abundantly atter the memory mercy: 7 lo praise him for his providence :

ky great goodness, and thall sing of thy 12 io praise him for his bleffings upon the Atcoineis.

kingdom, 15 for his power over the meteors The Lord is gracious, and full of com 19 and for his ordinances in the church. The Lord is good to al ; "an is rendelet P Raiderye the Lord for it is good to sing

praises unto our God; for it is plcafunt stics are over all his works.

ar.d praise is comely. 1 All thy works hall praise thee, O LOND;

2 The

ORD doth build up Jerusalem: ho the saints thail 'bless thec.

gathereth together the outcitts of Krael. 1 Tbcy thall speak

of the glory of thy 3. He liealcth the broken in heart, and Pedom, and talk of thy power ;

bindeth up their wounds. 1 To make known to the fons of men his 4 He telleth the number of the tars; lie

Sty acts, and the glorious majesty of liis calleth them all by their names. i dom,

S. Great is our Lord, and of great power: The kingdom is an everlasting king- nis understanding is intimite. and thy dominion er:durath throughout

6 The Lord listet), up the meek: he call. Lactations.

eth the wicked down to the ground. The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and 7 Sing unto the LORD with thanktgiving : nb hp all those that be bowed down. fing praise upon the larp unto our God;

The eyes of all wait upon thee, and 8 Who covereth the heaven with clouds, Pivett hem their meat in due season. who prepareth rain for the earth, who mak: 16 Mau openett thine hand, undiatisfiett cth grass to grow upon the mountains. Lature of every living thing.

9. He giveth to the beat his food, and to The Lord is righteous in all his ways, the young ravens which ery. bely in all his works.

10 He delighteth not ir the strength of the The LORD is nigh unto an them that forfe ; le taketh not pleature in the legs of uren hiin, to all that call upon him in a man.

u T'he LORD taketh pleasure in their He will fulfil the defire of them that fear him, in those that hope in lsis merc) him: she also will bcar their cry, and. 12 Praise the lond, o Jerusaler; preje:

tly God, o Zion:


13 For he hath ftrengthened the bars of 13 Let them praise the name of the Lead, thy gates; he hath bleited thy children for his name alone is excellent; his glary within thee.

above the earth and heaven. 14. He maketh peace in thy borders, and 14 He also exalteth the hom of heo bileth thee with the finest of the wheat. ple, the praise of all his faints, a to

15 He sendeth forth his commandment children of Urael, a people near un upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly. Praise ye the LORD. 16 He giveth snow like wool: he scatter

PSALM CXLIX. eth thc hoar-frott like athes.

1 The prophet exherieth to praise G4 je 17 He caiteth forth his ice like morsels : love to the church, 5 and for me who can ftand before his cold?

which he hath gives to the church. 18 He sendeth out his word, and welteth them: he cauleth his wind to blow, and the Pra fe ye the LORD Sing unto the

a new fong, and his praife in the waters flow.

gregation of faints. 19 He sheweth his word unto Jacob, his 2 Let Israel rejoice in hin that made ftatutes and his jud, ments unto Ifrael. let the children of Zion be joyful in their

20 He hath not dealt so with any nation: 3 Let them praise his name in the date and as for his judgments, they have not let them fing praises unto him with the known them. Praule ye the LORD.

brel and harp. PSA L M CXLVIII.

4 For the Lord taketh pleafare is to 1 The Djalntis exhorteth the celeflial, 7 the ple: he will beautify the meck with latatie

terrestrial, II and the rat.onal creatures to 5 Let the faints be joyful in giot: praise God.

them fing aloud upon their beds P Ririlmeyen the corn: Praise ye the Lord 6 Let the lrigh praises of God he is the

from the heavens: praise him in the mouth, and a two-edged fword in baba heights.

7. To execute vengeance upon the lische 2 Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye

and punishments upon the people: him, all his hofts.

8 To bind their kings wirá duas, 3 Fraise ye hm, fun and moon: praise their mobles with fetters of iron; him, all ye tars of light.

y To execute upon them the face 4 Praide him, ye heavens of heavens, and written : this honour hare all a bude ye waters that be above the heavens.

Praise ye the LORD. 5 Let them praise the name of the LORD:

PSALM CL. for he con manded, and they were created. 1 An exhortation to praise God, 3 m

6 He hath allo stablished them for ever kind of inflruments. and even the hath made a decrţe which P Rainery craice Phin the Gardens

7 Praise the LORD from the earth, ye of his power. dragons, and all deeps.

2 Praise him for his mighty ačka: 8 Fire and hail; snow and vapours, ftommy him according to his excellent greator wind fulfilling his word:

3 Praise himn with the sound of the 9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees per: pralie liim with the plattery ani and al cedars:

4 Praise him with the timbrel and & 10 Beafts, and all cattle; creeping things, praise him with ftringed initruaecode and fying fowl:

organs, II Kings of the earth, and all people; s Fraise him upon the loud cymbals: princes, and all judges of the carth: him upon the high-founding cymbs.

1. Both young men and maidens; old men 6 Let every thing that hath breath and children:

the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.
C H A P. 1.

79 T! e fear of the LORD is the best 1 The use of the Proverbs. 7. An exhortation of knowledge; but fools defpife wik

to lear God, and believe his wordi 10 ** inftruction.
azote the enticings of finners. 20 Wisdom 8 My son, hear the instruction of
complaineth tof iter contempt.

father, and forfake not the Law
HE Proverbs of Solomon the son of mather.
David, king of Itach;

For they fall be an ornament of
2 To know wisdom and inftruc- unto thy head, and chains about ily mak

tion; to perceive the words of un- 10 9 My fun, if tinners entise ther, Ceritanding;

fent thou not, 3. To receive the inftruction of wisdom, u If they say, Come with us, kts juntice, and jud, ment, and equity;

wait fur b'ood, let us lurk privily for the 4 To gire fubtilty to the limple, to the hocent without caufe: young man knowledge and discretion.

12 Let us swallow them up aire » S A wise mun will hear, and will increase grave, and wliole, as those that go cyes learning; and a inan of understanding thall the pit; attatn unto wite countch;

13 We shall find all preciou finde 6 To understand a proverb, and the inter- we hall fill our houses with fpoll. pretation; the words of wie wise, and their 14 Cast in thy lot among es: le dlack faying,

have one purée.


IS My son, walk not thou in the way with 101 When wisdom entereth into thine em: refrain thy foot from their path: heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy

16 For their feet run to evil, and make soul, site to thed blood.

II Discretion shall preserve thee, under Surely in vain the net is spread in the fanding thall keep thee; 15 of any bird.)

12 To deliver thee from the way of the 18 And they lay wait for their own blood; cvil man, from the man that speaketh froey lork privíly for their orun lives. ward things; 19 so are the ways of every one that is 13 Who love the paths of uprightness, to cedy of gain; which taketh away the life walk in the ways of darkness; the owners thereof.

14 Who rejoice to do evil, and delight in 20 Wilsom crieth without; the uttereth the frowardness of the wicked; voice in the ftreets,

15 Whose ways are crooked, and they fro. 11 she crieth in the chief place of con- ward in their paths; ark, in the openings of the gates: in the 16 To deliver thee from the ftrange wo. yibe attereth her words, saying,

man, even from the stranger which flatter 22 How lon, ye fimple ones, will ye love eth with her words: aplicity and the scorners delight in their 17 Which forsaketh the guide of her yout",

ning and fools hate knowledge! and forgetteth the covenant of her God. :3 Torn ye at my reproof; behold, I will 18 For her house inclineth unto death, and *** ont my spirit unto you, I will make her paths unto

the dead; en my words unto you.

19 None that go unto her return again, 14 Because I have called, and ye refu. neithen take they hold of the paths of life:

I have itretched out my hand, and no 20 That thou mayeft walk in the way of Bregarded:

good men, and keep the paths of the righ5 Bat ye have fet at nought all my coun. teous. and would none of my reproof:

21 For the upright ihall dwell in the land, At also will laugh at your calamity; I and the perfect thall remain in it. mock when your fear cometh:

22 But the wicked thall be cut off from the When your fear cometh as desolation, earth, and the tranfgrellors thall be rooted { your deftruction cometh as a whirlwinds out of it. ci diftress and anguith cometh upon you:

CHA P. III. Then shall they call upon ine, but I will i An exhortation to obedience, s, to faith, 7 lo answer; they shall seek ine early, but mortification, y to devotion, 11 to patience. ihall not find me:

13 the happy fair of wisdom. 19 The For that they hated knowledge, and power, 21 and benefits of wisdom. 27 Am not choose the fear of the LORD:

esh rtation to charitabl nefi, 30 beaceable • They would none of my counfel; they ness, 31 and contenteinefs. 33 The cursea ed all my reproof :

ftate of the ticked. * Therefore cat of the fruit

Therefoway, and were filled with incit MYicara keppetny commandinhentet devices.

2 For length of days, and long life, and For the turning away of the fimple peace, shall they add to thee. day them, and the prosperity of fools 3 Let not mercy and truth forlake thee: destroy them.

bind them about thy neck; write them upon Bal whoso hearkeneth unto me thall the table of thinc heart: 2. fafely, and thall be quiet froin fear 4. So thalt thou find favour and good un.

derítanding in the light of God and man. C H A P. II.

SI 'Trutt in the LORD with all thine idem promifeih godiiness to her children, heart; and lean not unto thine own un

and fofety from evil company, 20 aná derstanding: Erection in & od ways.

6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and hide my commandments with thee; 7 1 Be not wife in thine own eyes: fear so that thou incline thine ear unto wif: the LORD, and depart from evil. 1, and apply thine heart to underifanding;

8 It fhall be health to thy navel, and mar. Vea, if thou criett after knowledge, and row to thy bones.

up thy voice for understanding; 99 Honour the LORD with thy substance, and ií thou leckett her as filver, and searchi- with the first-fruits of all thine increale; ne her as for hid treasures;

10 So thall thy barns be tilled wahlenty. Then thalt thou unde stand the fear of and thy presses thall burst out with new sine. 1-D, and find the knowledge of God.

My son, despise not the chitoning L'or the LORD giveth wisdom; out of of the LORD ; neither be weary of his corrouth cometh knowledge and under. reétion:

12 For whom the LORD io ti he take te layeth up found wisdom for the righ- recteth, even as a father til fun in, tuhom

he is a buckler to them that walk he delighteth. rely.

13 f Harpy is the man that findeth wir. it Keepoth the paths of judgment, and dom, and the man that gerecth underlandveth the way of his faints.

ing: Then fruit thou understand righteoul- 14 For the merchandile of it is better And judgment, and equity ; yes every than the merchandile of silver, and the gain

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15 She is madre precious than rubics : and 8 Exalt her, and the hall promote thee = all the things thou canit delire are not to the fhall bring thec to honour, when the be compared unto her.

doft embrace her. 16 Length of days is in her right hand; Stie thall give to thine head an oma and in her left hand riches and honour. ment of grace; a crown of glory fball fie

17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and deliver to thee. all her paths are peace.

10 Hear, Omy fon, and receive my sayings 18 She is a tree of life to them that lay and the years of thy life shall be many. Lold up her; and happy is every one that 11 I have taught thee in the way of retaineth her.

dom; I havc led thee in right paths. 19 The LORD by wisdom hath founded the 12 When thou goeit, thy fteps iball not earth; by understanding hath he established iraitened; and when thou runnett, tha the heavens.

thalt not Itumble. 20 By his knowledge the depths are bro 13 Take fast hold of inftruétion; Jet la ken up, and the clouds drop down the dew. not go: keep her; for she is thy life.

21 My fun, let not them depart from 14 Euter not into the path of the wide thine cyes: keep found wisdom and dil- ed, and go not in the way of evil mer. crttion.

iş Avoid it, pass not by it, tam from ! 22 So all they be life unto thy soul, and and pass away. grace to thy neck.

16 For they neep not except they have 23 Then shalt thou walk in thy way safe- done mischief: and their ticep is taken away ly, and thy foot shall not ftumble:

unless they cause fome to fall 24 When thou lieft down thou shalt not 17 For they eat the bread of wickednek be afraid, yea, thou thalt lie down, and thy and drink the wine of violence. Deep shall be sweet.

18 But the path of the juft is as the finisc 25 Be not afraid of ludden fear, neither of light, that thincth more and more unto the dcsolation of the wicked, when it cometh. perfc& day.

26 For the LORD thall be thy confidence, 19 The way of the wicked is as darknda. and shall keep thy foot from being taken. they know not at what they furnble.

27 1 With-hold not good from them to 20 9 My son, attend to my words ; icire whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine car unto my sayings: thine hand to do it.

21 Let thein not depart from thine opes 28 Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and keep them in the midst of thine heart: code again, and to-morrow I will give; 22 For they are life unto those tbat tur when thou bait it bv thee.

them, and health to all their feth. 29 1 Devise not evil againit thy neighbonr, 23 Keep thy heart with ali diligence. fecin, he dwelleth securely by thee.

for out of it are the illucs of use 30 'Strive not with a man without cause, 24 Put away from thec a froward ingelo if he have done thee no harm,


perverfe lips put far from thee. 31. Fany thou not the oppreffor, and 25 Let thine eyes look right on, and choose nene of his ways.

thine eyelids look'Araight before thee. 32 For the froward' is abomination to the 26 Ponder the path of thy feet, and LONL: but his fecret is with the rightcous. all thy ways be establihed.

33 ! The curse of the Lord is in the house 27 Turn not to the right hand not to of the wicked: but he bleflicth the habita- left: remove thy foot from evil. tion or the jutt,

CHAP. V. 34 Surely he foorn.cth the scorners; but he i Solomon exrorteth the ludy of said giveth race unto the lowly.

3. ke she weth the mischief of colored 35 The wife thall inherir glory: but thane riol: 15 he exkorteth to contented the shall be the p!.motion of fools.

berality, and chally. 22 The reiched CHA P. IV.

overtaken with their own foxs. Solomon, to persuade obedience, 3 hereth Y fon, attend upto my wifco, Tuhat rudiun ke bad of his parents, 5 to


how thing ear to my undertiending flus'y mom 1.4 ind to thin the path of the 2 That thon mayeit regard difcretit thárdt zo he exhorteth to faith, 23 and that thy lips may koop knowledge. 10:11.lion.

3.9 For the lips of a Itrange woman do H

Forechildren, the initruction of a fa- an honey-comb, and her mouth i inos

er, an attend to know under anding. than oil, 2 For! ivc you good doctrine, forsake ye 4 But er endts bitter as wormweath, tot my law.

as a two-edged sword. 3 For I was iny fathers son, tender and $ Her feet go down to death, but only h. !074,1 in the tight of my mother. take hold or hun.

4 He taught me alo, an: Ru unto me, 6 Left thou ikuuldest ponder the [thue beast retain iny words: keep iný life, her ways are moveablc, thai thas Cormanoinents, and live.

not know then. s Get wilciom, get understan ling; forget 7 Hearme now, therefore, Oyok uno: reither decline from the words of and depart not from the words of my i my I louti).

8 Remove thy way far from her, 6 F take her not, and me that preserve not nigh the door of her hour; thre: love her, and she shall keep thre. 9 Let thou give thinc lionour cute 7 Winlom is the principal thing; therefore and thy year into the cruel: ge wildern: and with all thy getting, get 10 Le pian erbe olled with thy : Andarilundiog

and thy laboura be in the house of

11 And thou mour at the laft, when thy 17 A prond look, a lymg tongue, and hands Seth and thy body are consumed,

that shed innocent brood. 12 And say, How have I hated inftru&ion, 18 An heart that deviseth wicked imagiund my heart despised reproof;

Rations, feet that bc Swift in running to 13 And have not obeyed the voice of my mischief. teacher, nor inclined mine car to them that A false witness that speaketh lycs, and btruded me!

him that soweth discord among brethren. 14 I was almoft in all cvil in the midft of 20 1 My son, keep thy fathers commandthe congregation and allembly.

ment, and forsake not the law of thy mother, 15 9 Drink waters out of thine own cistern, 2! Bind them continnaily upon thine heart, and running waters out of thine own well. and tic them about thy neck.

16 Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, 22 When thou goeft, it shall lead thee; when sad rivers of waters in the streets.

thou flecpeft, it Thall keep thee; and when 17 Let them be only thinc own, and not thou awakeit, it shall talk with thee. Aran pers with thee.

23 For the commandment is a lamp, and 18 Let thy fountain be blessed, and rejoice the law is light; and reproofs of instruction with the wife of thy youth.

are the way of life; 19 Le! her be as the loving hind and 24 To keep thee from the evil woman; pleasant roe; let her breafts satisfy thee at from the flattery of the tongue of a itrange al times, and be thou savilhed always with womail. We love.

25 Lutt not after her beauty in thine heart; 20 And why wilt thou, my son, he ravish- ncither let her take thee with her cyelids; e! with a ftrange woman, and embrace the 26 For by incans of a whorish woman a tofom of a ttranger?

man is brought to a piece of broad; and the 11 For the ways of man are before the eyes adultrefs will hunt for the precious life.

the LORD, and he pondereth all lvis goings. 27 Can a man take fire in his boroin, and 11 His own iniquities Mall take the his clothes not be burnt? wicked lrirnfels, and he thall be holden with 28 Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet e cards of his fins.

not be burnt? 13 He shall die without inftruction; and in 29 80 ie that gocth in to his neirhbours the greatness of his folly be thall go aftray. wife; whosoever toucheth her fhall not be c H A P. VI,

innocent. 1 faint furetyhip, 6 idleness, 12 and mis 30 Men do not despise a thief, if he ftcal cheezoufnefs. 26 The blejings of utredience. to fatisfy liis foul when he is hungry: 25 The wrischiefs of whoredom.

31 But if he be found, he fhall reltore leM Y fon, if thou be farcty for thy friend, ven-fold; he thall give all the fubitance of if thou haft tricken thy hand with a his house.

32 But whoso committeth adultery with a 2 Thou art frared with the words of thy woman lacketh underttanding: hc thai docth month, thou art taken with the words of it dettroyeth his own fou.. thy mouth.

* 33 A Wound and dishonqur Thall he get, Do this now, my son, and deliver thy; and his reproach thall not be wiped away. fc!l, wuen thou art come into the band of 34 For jealousy is the rage of a pun, fly friend; go, humble thyself, and inake therefore he will not spare in the day of fure thy friend.

vengeance. 4 Give not fleer thine eyes, nor Num 35 He will not regard any ransom; reiBes to thine cyelk.

ther will he reit content, though thou givett Deliser thyself as a roe from the hand many gifts. of the harder, and as a bird from the fand of

CHAP. VII. inc fowler.

I Solomon perfundeth to a fincere and kind 6 Go to the ant, thou Nuggard; confider familiarity with wisdom. By an exite ways, and be wise:

ple of his own experience, he thenili tre which having no guide, overfeer, or cunning of 1 whare, 21 and the efferale talar,

fimplicity of a young acanton. 2. le Prior! Provideth her meat in the famor, and eth from such 'Tvictedness. gathereth her food in the harvett. 9 Ho long wilt thou sleep, o nuggard? Mom keep my words, and lay up my

commandmerits with thcc. when wllt thou arise out of thy neep?

2 Keep my commandment and live; ard 13 rét a little sleep, a little slumber, a little my law as the apple of thine eye. Win of the hands to sleep:

3 Bind them upon thy fingers, write them 11 Su thall thy poverty come as one that upon the table of thine heart, Szavellcth, athu thy want as an armed man. 4 Say unto wisuom, Thou art iny fitter;

12 TA naughty perfon, a wicked man, and call understanding thy kinswoma'; : North with a froward mouth.

5 That they may keep thee from the 1} He winketh with his eyes, he (peaketh itrange woman, from the itranger zurich we feet, he teacheth with his fingers; Aattereth with her words, 14 Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth 6 For at the window of my house I looked

les continually; he foweth difcord. through iny casement, 15 Therefore ihall his calamity come fud. 7 And beheld amon, the fimple ones, I enly, Iuddenly thall bc be broken without discerned amon the vouths, a young an "Tutedy.

void of understanding 16* These fix things doth the Lord hate; * Pallin through the ftreet near her cor ren, (even are an abomination unto him : ner, and he went the way to her house.

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