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thee: when I lift up my hands strength. toward thy holy oracle. 2 Give unto the Lord the

3 Draw me not away with glory due unto his name ; the wicked, and with the worship the Lord in the workers of iniquity: which beauty of holiness. speak peace to their neigh 3 The voice of the Lord bours, but mischief is in their is upon the waters: the God hearts.

of glory thundereth, the Lord 4 Give them according to is upon many waters. their deeds, and according to 4 The voice of the Lord the wickedness of their en is powerful ; the voice of the deavours : give them after Lord is full of majesty. the work of their hands, ren 5 The voice of the Lord der to them their defert. breaketh the cedars ; yea,

5 Because they regard not the Lord breaketh the cedars the works of the Lord, nor of Lebanon. the operation of his hands, he 6 He maketh them also to shall destroy them, and not skip like a calf: Lebanon, build them up.

and Sirion like a young uni6 Blessed be the Lord, be-corn. cause he hath heard the voice 7 The voice of the of my fupplications.

Lord divideth the Aames of 7 The Lord is my strength, fire : and my shield, my heart truft 8 The voice of the Lord ed in him, and I am helped : shaketh the wilderness: the therefore my heart greatly re- Lord fhaketh the wilderness joiceth, and with my song of Kadesh. will I praise him.

9 The voice of the Lord 8 The Lordistheirstrength, maketh the hinds to calve, and he is the saving strength and discovereth the for of his anointed.

rests: and in his temple 9 Save thy people, and doth every one speak of his bless thine inheritance: feed glory. them also, and lift them up 10 The Lord fittesh

upon for ever.

the flood : yea, the Lord fit

teth King for ever. PSALM XXIX.

II The Lord will give IVE unto the Lord, strength unto his people, the

ye mighty, give un- Lord will bless his people to the Lord glory and with peace.


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II Thou hast turned for PSALM XXX.

me my mourning into danextol , Ocing thou put




me up, and haft not made my gladness : foes to rejoice over me. 12 To the end that my

2 O Lord my God, I cried glory may sing praise to thee, unto thee, and thou hast and not be filent: 0 Lord my healed me.

God, I will give thanks un3 O Lord, thou hast to thee for ever. brought up my soul from the

PSALM XXXI. grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go N thee, O Lord, do I put down to the pit.

my trust, let me never be 4 Sing unto the Lord, alhamed: deliver me in thy ye faints of his, and give righteousness. thanks at the remembrance 2 Bow down thine ear to of his holiness.

me, deliver me speedily: be 5 For his anger endureth thou my strong rock, for an but a moment; in his favour house of defence to save me. is life : weeping may endure 3

For thou art my rock, for a night, but joy cometh and my fortress: therefore for in the morning.

thy name's fake lead me, and 6 And in my prosperity I guide me. faid, I shall never be moved. 4

Pull me out of the net, 7 Lord, by thy favour thou that they have laid privily for hait made my mountain to me: for thou art my strength. stand strong : thou didst hide 5 Into thine hand I comthy face, and I was troubled, mit my spirit: thou hast re.

8 I cried to thee, O Lord: deemed me, O Lord God of and unto the Lord I made truth, fupplication.

6 I have hated them that 9 What profit is there in regard lying vanities : but I my blood, when I go down trust in the Lord. to the pit? fhall the dust 7 I will be glad and rejoice praise thee? Thall it declare in thy mercy: for thou haft thy truth?

considered my trouble; thou 10 Hear, O Lord, and hast known my soul in adver. have mercy upon me: Lord, fities; be thou my helper.

8 And haft not shut me

up into the hand of the 17 Let me not be ashaa enemy: thou haft fet my feet med, O Lord, for I have cala in a large rooin.

led upon thee: let the wicked 9 Have mercy upon me, be ashamed, and let them be O Lord, for I am in trouble ; filent in the grave. mine eye is consumed with 18 Let the lying lips be grief, yea, my soul and my put to filence : which speak belly.

grievous things proudly and 10 For my life is spent contemptuously against the with grief, and my years righteous, with lighing: my strength 19 O how great is thy faileth because of mine ini- goodness, which thou hast quity, and my bones are con- laid up for them that fear fumed.

thee; which thou haftwrought In I was a reproach a- for them that trust in thee, mong all mine enemies, but before the fons of men! especially among my neigh 20 Thou shalt hide them bours, and a fear to mine ac- in the fecret of thy presence quaintance : they that did from the pride of man: thou see me without, fed from fhalt! keep them fecretly in a me,

pavilion from the strife of 12 I am forgetten as a tongues, . dead man out of mind : I am 21 Blessed be the Lord : like a broken veffel.

for he hath shewed me his 13 For I have heard the marvellous kindness in a Nander of many, fear was on strong city. every side, while they took 22 For I said in my hafte, counsel together against me, I am cut off from before they devised to take away thine eyes: nevertheless thou

heardest the voice of my 14 But I trusted iir thee, fupplications, when I cried O Lord: I said, Thou art unto thee,

23 O love the Lord, alt ye 15 My times are in thy his faints: for the Lord prehand: deliver me from the ferveth the faithful, and plenhand of mine enemies, and tifully rewardeth the proud from them that persecute doer. me,

24 Be of good courage, 16 Make thy face to fhine and he fhall strengthen your upon thy fervant: fave me heart, all ye that hope in the for thy mercy's fake Lord,


my life.

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ye not as the horse

or as the mule, which have LESSED is he whole, no understanding: whose whose fin is covered.

bit and bridle, left they come 2 Blessed is the man unto

near unto thee, whom the Lord imputeth not

10 Many forrows fall be iniquity, and in whose fpirit to the wicked: but he that there is no guile.

trusteth in the Lord, mercy 3 When I kept silence, shall compass him about. my bones waxed old; through II Be glad in the Lord, my roaring all the day long. and rejoice, ye righteous :

4 For day and night thy and thout for joy, all ye that hand was heavy upon me:

are upright in heart. my moisture is turned into the drought of summer,


EJOICE 5 I acknowledged my

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ye righteous, for unto thee, and mine iniquity praise is comely for the uphave I not hid: I said, I will right. confess my transgressions un 22, Praise the Lord with to the Lord, and thou for- harp : fing unto him with the gavest the iniquity of my fin. plaltery, and an instrument of Selah.

ten strings. 6 For this shall

every one

3 Sing unto him a new that is godly pray unto thee, song: play skilfully with a in a time when thou mayest loud noise. be found : surely in the 4 For the word of the Moods of great waters they Lord is right: and all his shall not come nigh unto works are done in truth. him.


He loveth righteousness 7 Thou art my hiding- and judgment: the earth is place, thou shalt preferve me full of the goodness of the from trouble : thou shalt Lord. compass me about with songs 6 By the word of the Lord of deliverance. Selah. were the heavens made: and - 8 I will instruct thee, and all the host of them by the teach thee in the way which breath of his mouth. thou shale go: I will guide 7 He gathereth the war thee with mine eye.

ters of the sea together, as an


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rought: he maketh the 2% 312 SACRED EXTRACTS, heap: he layeth up the depth strength. in store-houses.

18 Behold, the eye of the 8 Let all the earth fear the Lord is unto them that fear Lord: let all the inhabitants him: upon them that hope of the world stand in awe of in his mercy : hiin.

19 To deliver their foul 9 For he spake, and it was from death, and to keep them done ; he commanded, and it alive in famine. ftood fait,

20 Our soul waiteth for 10 The Lord bringeth the the Lord: he is our help and counsel of the heathen to our shield.

21 For our heart shall re, vices of the people of none joice in him : because we effect.

have trusted in his holy II The counsel of the name. Lord standeth for ever, the 22 Let thy mercy, O thoughts of his heart to all Lord, be upon us, according generations.

as we hope' in thee, 12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord : and

PSALM XXXIV. the people whom he hath WILL bless the Lord chosen for his own inheri at all times: his praise tance.

ball continually be in my 13 The Lord looketh mouth. from heaven; he beholdeth - 2 My foul shall make her all the sons of men.

boast in the Lord : the hum. 14 From the place of his ble fhall hear thereof, and be habitation he looketh upon glad, all the inhabitants of the 3 magnify the Lord earth.

with me,

and let us exalt his 15 He fashioneth their name together. hearts alike: he confidereth

0:4 I sought the Lord, and all their works.

he heard me, and delivered 16 There is no king faved me from all my fears. by the multitude of an hoft: 5 They looked unto him, a mighty man is not delivered and were lightened : and by much strength,

their faces were not asham. 17 An horse is a vain thing eden for safety: neither shall-he 56. This poor man cried, deliver any by his great and the Lord heard him-;


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