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An e.chorution to praise God. PSALMS.

The blessedness of affliction. 10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither 3 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the shall

any plague come nigh thy dwelling. floods have listed up their voice; the floode 11 For he shall give his angels charge over lift up

their thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

4 The Lord on high is mightier than the 12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty lest thou dash thy foot against a stone. waves of the sea.

13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: 5 Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness the yoimy lion and the dragon shalt thou becometh thy house, O Lord, for ever. trample linder feet.

PSALM XCIV. 14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him. The prophet, calling for justice, complaineth on high, because he hath known my name.

of tyranny and impiety. 8 He teacheih God's

providence. 12 He sheveth the blessedness of 15 He shall call upon me, and I will an- affliction. 16 God is the defender of the af. swer him: I will be with him in trouble; I flicted. will deliver him, and honour him.

LORD God, to whom vengeance be16 With long life will I satisfy him, and longetlı; O God, to whom vengeance shew him my salvation.

belongeth, shew thyself. PSALM XCII.

2 Lilt up thyself, thou Judge of the earth: 1 T'he prophet exhorteth to praise God, 4 for his render a reward to the proud.

great works, 6 for his judgments on the wick- 3 Lord, how long shall the wicked, low ed, 10 anıl for his goodness to the godly. long shall the wicked triumph ? 1 A Psalm or Song for the sabbath-day; 4 How long shall they utter and speak hard

, and to sing unto , themselves ? O Most Higii.

5 They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, 2 To shew forth thy loving-kindness in the and afllict thy heritage. morning, and thy faithfulness every night, 6 They slay the widow and the stranger,

3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, and and murder the fatherless.
upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a so- 7 Yet they say, The Lord shall not see,
lemn sound.

neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.
4 For thou, LORD, hast made me glad | 3 Understand, ye brutish among the people:
through thy work: I will triumph in the and ye fools, when will ye be wise?
works of thy hands.

9 He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? 50 Lord, how great are thy works! and he that forined the eye, shall he not see? thy thoughts are very deep.

10 He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not 6 A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth he correct? he that teacheth man knowledge, a fool understand this.

shall not he know? 7 When the wicked spring as the grass,

and 11 The Lord knoweth the thoughts of man, when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; that they are vanity. it is that they shall be destroyed for ever: 12 Blessed is the man whom thou chasten8 But thou, LORD, art most high for ever- est, O Lord, and teachest him out of thy law;

13 That thou mayest give him rest from the 9 For lo, thine enemies, O Lord, for lo, days of adversity, until the pit be digged for thine enemies shall perish; all the workers the wicked. of iniquity shall be scattered.

14 For the LORD will not cast off his people, 10 But my horn shalt thou exalt like the neither will he forsake his inheritance. horn ojo a unicorn: I shall be anointed with 15 But judgment shall return unto righteous fresh oil.

ness: and all the upright in heart shall fol 11 Mine eye also shall see my desire on low it. mine enemies, and mine ears shall hear my 16 Who will rise up for me against the evil desire of the wicked that rise up against me. doers? or who will stand up for me against

12 The righteous shall flourish like the palm- the workers of iniquity ? tree:

he shail grow like a cedar in Lebanon. 17 Unless the Lord had been my help, my
13 Those that be planted in the house of the soul had almost dwelt in silence.
LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God. 18 When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mer-

14 They shall still bring forth fruit in old cy, O Lord, held me up.'
age; they shall be fat and flourishing; 19 In the multitude of my thoughts within

15 To shew that the Lord is upright: he is me thy comforts delight my soul.
my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in 20 Shall the throne of iniquity have fellow-
him.

ship with thee, which frameth mischief by a
PSALM XCIII.

law ? The majesty, power, and holiness of Christ's 21 They gather themselves together against kingdom.

the soul of the righteous, and condemn the THE LORD reigneth, he is clothed with innocent blood.

niajesty; the LORD is clothed with 22 But the Lord is my defence; and my strength, wherercith he hath girded himself: God is the rock of my refuge. the world also is established, that it cannot 23 And he shall bring upon them their own be moved.

iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own 2 Thy throne is established of old: thou art wickedness; yea, the LORD our God shall cut from everlasting.

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The greatness and goodness of God. PSALMS. The majesty of his kingdom,
PSALM XCV.

PSALM XCVII.
1 An exhortation to praise God, 3 for his great. 1 The majesty of God's kingdom. 7 The church
ress, 6 and for his goodness; 8and not to

rejoiceth at God's judgments upon idolaters. tempt him.

10 An erhortation to godliness and gladness. COME, let us sing unto the Lord let (THE LORD reigneth; let the earth re:

noise of our salvation.

thereof. 2 Let us come before his presence with

2 Clouds and darkness are round about thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him: righteousness and judgment are the him with psalms.

habitation of his throne. 3 For the LORD is a great God, and a great

3 A fire goeth before him, and burneul up King above all gods.

his emies round about. 4 In his hand are the deep places of the 4 His lightnings enlightened the world; the earth: the strength of the hills is his also. earth saw, and trembled. 5 The sea is his, and he made it: and his

5 The hills melted like wax at the presence hands formed the dry land.

of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of 60 come, let us worship and how down: the whole earth. let us kneel before the Lord our maker.

6 The heavens declare his righteousness, 7 For he is our God; and we are the people and all the people see his glory: of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.

7 Confounded be all they that serve graven To-day if ye will hear his voice,

images, that boast themselves of idols; wor8 Harden not your heart, as in the provo- ship him, all ye gods. cation, and as in the day of temptation in the

8 Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughwilderness :

ters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judg9 When your fathers tempted me, proved ments, O LORD. me, and saw my work.

| 9 For thou, LORD, art high above all the 10 Forty years long was I grieved with this earth: thou art exalted far above all gods generation, and said, It is a people that do 10 Ye that love the Lord, hate evil: he err in their heart, and they have not known preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivmy ways:

ereth them out of the hand of the wicked. 11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath, that 11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladthey should not enter into my rest.

ness for the upright in heart. PSALM XCVI.

12 Rejoice in the Lord,ye righteous;and give 1 An exhortation to praise God, 4 for his great- thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. ness, 8 for his kingdom, 13 for his general

PSALM XCVIII. judgment.

1 The psalmist exhorteth the Jews, 4 the GenSING unto the LORD a new song: sing

tiles, 7 and all the creatures to praise God. unto the LORD, all the earth.

TA Psalm. 2- Sing unto the Lord, bless his

name ; shew O SING unto the Lord new song for 3 Declare his glory among the heathen, his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him wonders among all people.

the victory 4 For the LORD is great, and greatly to be

2 The LORD hath made known his salva. praised: he is to be feared above all gods. tion: his righteousness hath he openly shew5 For all the gods of the nations are idols: ed in the sight of the heathen. but the LORD made the heavens.

3 He hath remembered his mercy and his 6 Honour and majesty are before him; truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.

of the earth have seen the salvation of our 7 Give unto the LORD, O ye kindreds of God. the people, give unto the LORD glory and 4 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all strength.

the earth : make a loud noise, and rejoice, 8 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto and sing praise. his name: bring an offering, and come into 5 Sing unto the LORD with the harp; with his courts.

the harp, and the voice of a psalm.
9 0 worship the Lord in the beauty of holi- 6 With trumpets and sound of cornet make
ness : fear before him, all the earth. a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.

10 Say among the heathen that the LORD 7 Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof
reigneth: the world also shall be established the world, and they that dwell therein.
that it shall not be moved: he shall judge 8 Let the floods clap their hands : let the
the people righteously,

hills be joyful together 11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth 9 Before the Lord; for he cometh to judge X be glad ; let the sea roar, and the fulness the earth : with righteousness shall he judge thereof.

the world, and the people with equity. 12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is

PSALM XCIX.
therein : then shall all the trees of the wood 1 The prophet, setting forth the kingdomniple of
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PSALAIS.

The prayer of the afflicted. 2 The Lord is great in Zion; and he is whelmed, and poureth out his complaint

before the Lord.
Let them praise tiny great and terrible Hercome unite thee.

EAR my prayer, O LORD, and let my name; for it is holy.

4 The king's strength also loveth judgment;/ 2 Hide not thy face from me in the day when thou dost establishi equity, thou executest I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: judgment and righteousness in Jacob. in the day when I call, answer me speedily: 5 Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship 3 For my days are consumed like smoke, and cu at his footstool; for he is holy.

my bones are burned as a hearth. 6 Moses and Aaron among his priests, and 4 My heart is smitten, and withered like Samuel among them that call upon his name; grass; so that I forget to eat my bread. they called

upon the Lord, and he answer- 5 By reason of the voice of my groaning my end chem.

bones cleave to my skin. 7 He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar: / 6 I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I they kept his testimonies, and the ordinance am like an owl of the desert. that he gave them.

7 I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon
8 Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God; the house-top.
thou wast a God that forgavest them, though 8 Mine enemies reproach me all the day;
thou tookest vengeance of their inventions. and they that are mad against me are sworn

9 Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at against me.
his holy hill; for the Lord our God is holy. 9 For I have eaten ashes like bread, and
PSALM C.

mingled my drink with weeping,
Tin exhortation to praise God cheerfully, 3 10 Because of thine indignation and thy
for his greatness, 4 and for his power. wrath: for thou hast lifted me up, and cast
TA Psalm of praise.

me down. MAE ajoyful noise unto the Lord, all 11 My days are like a shadow that declineth;

and I am withered like grass. 2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come be- 12 But thou, O Lord, shalt endure for ever; 3 Know ye that the Lord he is God. he is and thy remembrance unto all generations.

13 Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the we are his people, and the sheepof his pasture. set time, is come. 4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, 14 For thy servants take pleasure in her and into his courts with praise : be thankful stones, and favour the dust thereof. unto him, and bless his name.

15 So the heathen shall fear the name of 5 For the Lord is good; his mercy is ever- the Lord: and all the kings of the earth thy lasting; and his truth endureth to all genera- glory. tions

16 When the LORD shall build up Zion, he PSALM CI.

shall David naketh a vow and profession of godli

appear in his glory.

17 He will regard the prayer of the destiTA Psalm of David.

tute, and not despise their prayer.

18 This shall be written for the generation I Losing of mercy and judgment : unto to come: and the people which shall be cre2 I will behave myself wisely in a perfect - 19 For he hath looked down from the height

ated shall praise the LORD. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart./of his sanctuary; from heaven did the Lord

behold the earth; 3 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn loose those that are appointed to death;

20 To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to aside; it shall not cleave to me.

21 To declare the name of the Lord in Zion, 4 A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.

and his praise in Jerusalem;

22 When the people are gathered together, 5 Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath a high look and the kingdoms, to serve the LORD.

23 He weakened my strength in the way; and a proud heart will not I suffer.

he shortened my days. 6 Mine eyes shall be upon

the faithful of thie land, that they may dwell with me: he that the midst of my days: thy years are through

24 I said, O my God, take me not away in walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me. 7 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell

out all generations.

25 Of old hast thou laid the foundation of within my house: he that telleth lies shall the earth : and the heavens are the work of not tarry in my sight.

thy hands. 8 I will early destroy all the wicked of the land; that I may cut off all wicked doers from yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment;

26 They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: the city of the LORD.

as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they PSALM CII.

shall be changed:
I The prophet in his prayer maketh a grievous 27 But thou art the same, and thy years

complaint. 12 He taketh comfort in the eterni-
ty and mercy of God. 18 The mercies of God shall

have no end.
are to be recorded. 23 He sustaineth his weak- 28 The children of thy servants shall con.

ness by the unchangeableness of God. tinue, and their seed shall be established beTA Prayer of the afflicted, when he is over-fore thee.

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PSALMS. The power and providence of God. PSALM CIII.

4 Who maketh his angels spirits; liis miuis3.An exhortation to bless God for his mercy, 15 ters a faming fire: and for the constancy thereof.

5 Who laid the foundations of the earth, TA Psalm of David.

that it should not be removed for ever. B В

LESS the Lord, O my soul: and all that 6 Thou coveredst it with the deep as eith

is within me, bless his holy name. a garment: the waters stood above the moun. 2 Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:

7 At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of 3 Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who thy thunder they hasted away. healeth all thy diseases;

8 They go up by the mountains; they go 4 Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; down by the valleys unto the place which who crowneth thee with loving-kindness and thou hast founded for them. tender mercies;

9 Thou hast set a bound that they may not 5 Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; pass over; that they turn not again to cover so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's. the earth.

6 The Lord executeth righteousness and 10 He sendeth the springs into the valleys judginent for all that are oppressed. which run among the hills.

7 He made known his ways unto Moses, his 11 They give drink to every beast of the acts unto the children of Israel.

field: the wild asses quench their thirst. 8 The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow 12 By thein shall the fowls of the heaven to anger, and plenteous in mercy,

have their habitation, which sing among the 9 He will not always chide; neither will he branches.

anger
for ever.

13 He watereth the hills from his cham10 He hath not dealt with us after our sins; bers: the earth is satisfied with the fruit of nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. thy works.

11 For as the heaven is high above the 14 He causeth the grass to grow for the catgearth, so great is his mercy toward them that tle, and herb for the service of man: that he fear him.

may bring forth food out of the earth: 12 As far as the east is from the west, so far 15 And wine that maketh glad the heart of hath he removed our transgressions from us. man, and oil to make his face to shine, and 13 Like as a father pitieth his children, so bread ethich strengtheneth man's heart. the LORD pitieth them that fear him. 16 The trees of the Lord are full of sap :

14 For he knoweth our frame; he remem- the cedare of Lebanon, which he hath planted; bereth that we are dust.

17 Where the birds make their nests: as for
15 As for man, his days are as grass: as a the stork, the fir-trees are her house.
flower of the field, so he flourisheth. 18 The high hills are a refuge for the wild

16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is goats; and the rocks for the conies.
gone; and the place thereof shall know it no 19 He appointeth the moon for seasons: the

sun knoweth his going down.
17 But the mercy of the Lord is from ever- 20 Thou makest darkness, and it is night:
lasting to everlasting upon them that fear wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep
him, and his righteousness unto children's forth.
children;

21 The young lions roar after their prey, 18 To such as keep his covenant, and to and seek their meat from God. those that remember his commandments to 22 The sun ariseth, they gather themselves do them.

together, and lay them down in their dens. 19 The LORD hath prepared his throne in. 23 Man goeth forth to his work and to his (the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all.) labour until the evening: 20 Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that ex- 24 O LORD, how manifold are thy works! cel in strength, that do his commandments, in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth hearkening

unto the voice of his word./L is full of thy riches.
21 Bless ye the LORD, all ye his hosts 7 ye 25 So is this great and wide sea, Avherein
ministers of his, that do his pleasure. are things creeping innumerable, both small

22 Bless the Lord, all his works in all places and great beasts.
of his dominion: bless the LORD, O my soul. 26 There go the ships: there is that levia.
PSALM CIV.

than, whom thou hast made to play therein. 1A meditation upon the mighty power, 7 and

27 These wait all upon thee; that thou may. wonderful providence of God. 31 God's glory est give them their meat in die season. is eternal. 33 The prophet voweth perpetually 28°7'hat thou givest them, they gather: thou to praise God.

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29 Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: my God, thou art very great; thou art thou takest away their breatli, they die, and clothed with honour and majesty :

return to their dust. 2 Who coverest thyself with light as with a 30 Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are garment: who stretchest out the heavens created and thou renewest the face of the like a curtain :

earth. 3 Who layeth the beams of his chambers in

31 The glory of the LORD shall endure for the waters: who maketh the clouds his cha- ever: the Lord shall

rejoice in his works. riot: who walketli upon the wings of the

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God's provålence over Abraham, PSALMS.

and over the Israelites 33 I will sing unto the Lord as long as I 26 He sent Moses his servant; and Aaron live: I will sing praise unto my God while I whom he had chosen. have my being..

27 They shewed his signs among them, and 34 My meditation of him shall be sweet: I wonders in the land of Ham. will be glad in the Lord.

28 He sent darkness, and made it dark; and 35 Let the sinners be consumed out of the they rebelled not against his word. earth, and let the wicked be no more. Bless 29 He turned their waters into blood, and thou the Lord, O my soul. Praise ye the slew their fish. LORD.

30 Their land brought forth frogs in abunPSALM CV.

dance, in the chambers of their kings.
1. An exhortation to praise God, and to seek out 31 He spake, and there came divers sorts of

his works. 7 The story of God's providence flies, and lice in all their coasts.
over Abraham, 16 over Joseph, 23 over Jacob He gave them hai rain, and flaming
in Egypt, 26 over Moscs delivering the 18-fire in their land.
raelitcs 37 over the Israelites brought out of 33 He smote their vines also and their fig.
Egypt, fed in the wilderness, and plunted in trees; and brake the trees of their coasts.
Canaan.

34 He spake, and the locusts came, and ca. O

GIVE thanks into the Lord; call upon terpillars, and that without number,

his name : make known his deeds 33 And did eat up all the herbs in their land, among the people.

and devoured the fruit of their ground. 2 Sing unto him, sing psalms into him: talk 36 He smote also all the first-born in their ye of all his wondrous works.

land, the chief of all their strength. 3 Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart 37 He brought them forth also with silver of them rejoice that seek the Lord. and gold : and there was not one feeble per

4 Seek the LORD, and his strength: seek son among their tribes. bis face evermore.

38 Egypt was glad when they departed: for any 5 Remember his marvellous works that he the fear of them fell upon them. hath done; his wonders, and the judgments 39 He spread a cloud for a covering; and of his mouth;

fire to give light in the night. 60 ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye chil- 40 The people asked, and he brought quails, dren of Jacob his chosen.

and satisfied them with the bread of heaven. 7 He is the LORD our God: liis judgments 41 He opened the rock, and the waters gushare in all the earth.

ed out; they ran in the dry places like a river. 8 He hath remembered his covenant for 42 For he remembered his holy promise, and ever, the word which he commanded to a Abraham his servant. thousand generations.

43 And he brought forth his people with joy, 9 Which covenant he made withi Abraham, and his chosen with gladness: and his oath unto Isaac;

44 And gave them the lands of the heathen: 10 And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a and they inherited the labour of the people; law, and to Israel foran everlasting covenant: 45 That they might observe his statutes, and 11 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of keep his laws. Praise ye the LORD. Canaan, the lot of your inheritance:

PSALM CVI. 12 When they were but a few men in nun

1 The psalmist exhorteth to praise God. 4 He ber; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

prayeth for pardon of sin, as God did with the 13 When they went from one nation to ano- fathers. 7 The story of the people's rebellion, ther, from one kingdom to another people; and God's mercy. 47 He concludeth with

14 He suffered no man to do them wrong: prayer and praise. yea, he reproved kings for their sakes;

unto the LORD; for he is good : for his do my prophets no harm.

mercy endureth for ever. 16 Moreover he called for a famine upon the 2 Whocanutter the mighty acts of the LORD? land: he brake the whole staff of bread. who can shew forth all his praise?

17 He sent a man before them, even Joseph, 3 Blessed are they that keep judgment, and who was sold for a servant:

he that doeth righteousness at all times. 18 Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he 4 Remember me, O LORD, with the favour was laid in iron :

that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me 19 Until the time that his word came: the with thy salvation; word of the LORD tried him.

5 That I may see the good of thy chosen, 20 The king sent and loosed him; even the that I may rejoice in the gladness of thy naruler of the people, and let him go free. tion, that I may glory with thine inheritance.

21 He made him lord of his house, and ruler 6 We have sinned with our fathers, we have of all his substance:

committed iniquity, we have done wickedly, 22 To bind his princes at his pleasure; and 7 Our fathers understood not thy wonders teach his senators wisdom.

in Egypt; they remembered not the multi23 Israel also came into Egypt; and Jacob tude of thy mercies ; but provoked him at the sojourned in the land of Ham.

sea, even at the Red sea. 24 And he increased his people greatly; and 8 Nevertheless he saved them for his name's made them stronger than their enemies. sake, that he might make his mighty power

25 He turned their heart to hate his people, to be known. to deal subtilely with his servants.

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