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nite, and Bildad the Shuhite, than his beginning: for he and Zophar the Naamathite, had fourteen thousand sheep, went, and did according as and fix thousand camels, and the Lord commanded them: a thousand yoke of oxen,

and the Lord also accepted Job. a thousand The-asses.

9 And the Lord 13 He had also seven sons, turned the captivity of Job, and three daughters. when he prayed for his friends: 14 And he called the name also the Lord gave Job twice of the first Jemima ; and the as much as he had before. name of the second, Kezia ;

II Then came there unto and the name of the third, him all his brethren, and all Keren-happuch. his sisters, and all they that 15 And in all the land had been of his acquaintance were no women found fo-fair before, and did cat bread as the daughters of Job : and with him in his house : and their father gave them inhethey bemoaned him, and com- ritance among their brethren. forted him over all the evil 16 q After this lived Job that the Lord had brought an hundred and forty years, upon him: 'every man also and saw his fons, and his gave him a piece of money, sons fons, even four generaand every one an ear-ring of tigns. gold.

17 So Job died, being old 12 So the Lord blessed and full of days. the latter end of Job more

From the Book of PSALMS.

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PSALM L.

3 And he shall be like a

tree planted by the rivers of LESSED is the man water, that bringeth forth his

that walketh not in the fruit in his season; his leaf counsel of the ungodly, nor also shall not wither, and standeth in the way of fin- whatsoever he doeth, shall ners, nor fitteth in the seat prosper. of the scornful.

4. The ungodly are not so: 2 But his delight is in the but are like the chaff, which law of the Lord, and in his the wind driveth away. law doth he meditate day and 5 Therefore the ungodly night.

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ment, nor finners in the con-potter's veffel. gregation of the righteous.. 10 Be wife now therefore,

6 For the Lord knoweth Oye kings: be instructed ye the way of the righteous : judges of the earth. but the way of the ungodly II Serve the Lord with shall perish.

fear, and rejoice with trem

bling PSALM II.

12 Kiss the Son, left he be HY do the heathen angry, and ye perish from the

rage, and the people way, when his wrath is kinimagine a vain thing? dled but a little : blessed are

2 The kings of the earth all they that put their trust in set themselves, and the rulers him. take counsel together against the Lord, and against his

Psalm III, anointed, saying,

ORD, us break their increased that trouble bands alunder, and cast away me? many are they that rise their cords from us.

up against '

me. 4 He that fitteth in the 2 Many there be which say heavens shall laugh: the Lord of my soul, There is no help shall have them in derifion. for him in God. Selah,

5 Then shall he fpeak 3 But thou, O Lord, art unto them in his wrath, and a shield for me ; my glory, vex them in his fore displea- and the lifter up of mine sure.

head. 6 Yet have I set my king 4 I cried unto the Lord upon my holy hill of Zion. with my voice, and he heard

7 I will declare the decree: me out of his holy hill. Sem the Lord hath said unto me, lah. Thou art my son, this day 5 I laid me down and slept; have I begotten thee. I awaked, for the Lord fuf

8 Ask of me, and I shall tained me, give thee the heathen for thine 6 I will not be afraid of inheritance, and the uttermost ten thousands of people, that parts of the earth for thy pof- have fet'themselves against mę feffion.

round about. 9 Thou shalt break them 7 Arise, O Lord, fave me, with a rod of iron, thou shalt O'my God; for thou haft dash them in pieces like a smitten all mine enemies upon

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PSALM V. godly. 8 'Salvation belongeth unto

IV E ear to my words, the Lord: thy blessing is

O Lord, consider my

meditation. upon thy people. Selah.

2 Hearken unto the voice PSALM IV.

of my cry, my King, and EAR me when I call, my God : for unto thee will

O God of my righte- I pray: ousness: thou hast enlarged 3 My voice shalt thou me when I was in distress, hearin the morning, O Lord; have mercy upon me, and in the morning will I direct hear my prayer.

my prayer unto thee, and will 2 Oye sons of men, how look up. long will ye turn my glory 4

For thou art not a God into shame? how long will' ye that hath pleasure in wickedlove vanity, and seek after ness : neither shall evit dwell leasing? Selah.

with thee. 3 But know that the Lord 5. The foolish shall not hath fet apart him that is god stand in thy fight : thou haly for himself: the Lord will test all workers of iniquity. hear when I call unto him. 6 Thou shalt destroy them

4 Stand in awe, and fin that speak leasing: the Lord not: commune with your will abhor the bloody and deown heart upon your bed, ceitful man. and be still. Selah.

7 But as for me, I will 5 Offer the facrifice of come into thy house in the righteousness: and put your multitude of thy mercy: and trust in the Lord.

in thy fear will I worship to6 There be many that say, ward thy holy temple. Who will shew us any good ? 8 Lead me, O Lord, in Lord, lift thou up the light of thy righteousness, because of thy countenance upon us: mine enemies; make thy

7 Thou hast put gladness way straight before my face. in my

heart more than in the 9 For there is no faithfultime that their corn and their ness in their mouth, their inwine increased.

ward part is very wickedness; 8 I will both lay me down their throat is an open fepulin peace, and sleep: for thou, chre, they flatter with their Lord, only makest me dwell tongue.

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7. Mine eye is consumed God; let them fall by their because of grief; it waxeth own counsels ; cast them out old because of all mine ene. in the multitude of their tranf- mies. greffions, for they have rebel.

8 Depart from me, all ye led against thee.

workers of iniquity; for the II But let all those that Lord hath heard the voice of put their trust in thee, rejoice: my weeping. let them ever fhout for joy: 9 The Lord hath heard because thou defendest them: my fupplication; the Lord let them also that love thy will receive my prayer. name be joyful in thee.

10 Let all mine enemies 12 For thou, Lord, wilt be ashamed and fore vexed : bless the righteous, with fa- let them return and be ashavour wilt thou compass him med suddenly. as with a shield.

PSALM VII.
PSALM VI.

LORD my God, in
LORD, rebuke me thee do I put my trust :

not in thine anger, save me from all them that neither chasten me in thy hot persecute me, and deliver displeasure. 2 Have mercy upon me,

2 Left he tear foul like O Lord, for I am weak: a lion, rending it in pieces, Lord, heal me, for my bones while there is none to deliare vexed.

3 My soul is also fore vex 3 0 Lord my God, if I ed: but thou, O Lord, how have done this, if there be long?

iniquity in my hands : 4 Return, O Lord, deliver 4 If I have rewarded evil my soul : Oh save me for unto him that was at peace thy mercies sake.

with me : (yea, I have deli5 For in death there is no vered him that without cause remembrance of thee: In the is mine enemy) grave who shall give thee 5 Let the enemy persethanks?

cute my soul, and take it, yea, 6 I am weary with my let him tread down

my

life groaning, all the night make upon the earth, and lay mine

bed to swim : I water honour in the dust. Selah.” my couch with my tears : 6 Arise, O Lord, in thine

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lift up thyself, because turn upon his own head, and of the rage of mine enemies : his violent dealing fhall come and awake for me to the judg-down upon his own pate. ment that thou hast com 17 I will praise the Lord manded.

according to his righteous7 So shall the congregation ness: and will sing praise to of the people compass thee the name of the Lord most about: for their fakes there-high. fore return thou on high.

PSALM VIII. 8 The Lord shall judge the people : judge me, O Lord,

, ness, and according to mine all the earth! who haft set thy integrity that is in me. glory above the heavens.

9 Oh let the wickedness 2. Out of the mouth of of the wicked come to an babes and sucklings haft thou end, but establish the just: ordained strength, because of for the righteous God trieth thine enemies, that thou the hearts and reins.

mightest ftill the enemy and 10 My defence is of God, the avenger. which saveth the upright in 3 When I consider thy heart.

heavens, the work of thy fin11 God judgeth the righ-gers, the moon and the stars teous, and God is angry with which thou hast ordained; the wicked every day.

4 What is man, that thou 12 If he turn not, he will art mindful of him ? and the whet his sword; he hath bent fon of man, that thou visitest his bow, and made it ready. him?

13 He hath also prepared 5 For thou hast made him for him the instruments of a little lower than the angels, death ; 'hę ordaineth his ar and hast crowned him with rows against the persecutors. glory and honour.

14 Behold, he travelleth 6 Thou madeft him to with iniquity, and hath con- have dominion over the ceived mischief, and brought works of thy hands; thou forth falshood.

haft put all thing's under his 15 He made a pit and feet : digged it, and is fallen into 7 All sheep and oxen, yea, the ditch which he made. and the beasts of the field : 16 His mischief shall re 8 The fowl of the air, and

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