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A Psalm flofl Solomon. 1 Give the king thy judgements, O God, And thy righteousness unto the

king's son. "He shall judge thy people with

righteousness,

And thy poor with judgement. (3 The mountains shall bring peace to

the people, And the hills, 'in' righteousness. He shall judge the poor of the

people, He shall save the children of the

needy, And shall break in pieces the

oppressor. 5) They shall fear thee 'whilel the

sun lendureth',
And 21sol long as

Ithe moon,
throughout all generations.
He shall come down like rain upon

the mown grass :

As showers that water the earth. 1 In his days shall the righteous

flourish; And abundance of peace, 'tilli the

moon 'be no morel. ☆ He shall have dominion also from

sea to sea, And from Sthe River unto the ends

of the earth. 9 They that dwell in the wilderness

shall bow before him; And his enemies shall lick the dust. The kings of Tarshish and of the

isles shall 4bring presents : The kings of Sheba and Seba shall

offer gifts. 11 Yea, all kings shall fall down before

him :
All nations shall serve him.

(12) For he shall deliver the needy when

he crieth;

And the poor, 5that hath no helper. 13) He shall have pity on the poor

and needy, And the souls of the needy 'he' shall

save. 14 He shall redeem their soul from

Tloppression' and violence;
And precious shall their blood be

in his sight : 15 And 8they shall live; and to him

shall be given of the gold of

Sheba: "And men' shall 'pray for him con

tinually; B. They shall 'bless him all the day

long! 16 There shall be "abundance of corn

in the 10earth upon the top of the

mountains ;
The fruit thereof shall shake like

Lebanon :
And they of the city shall flourish

like grass of the earth.
17 His name shall endure for ever;

His name shall albe continued 12as

long as the sun : And men shall 18be blessed in him; All nations shall call him 'happy".

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When I saw the prosperity of the

wicked. For there are no 16bands in their

death: But their strength is firm. They are not liin trouble as other

men; Neither are they plagued like other

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12 Heb. before the sun.
13 Or, ibless themselves!
14 Or, 10nly! good is God
15 Or, I fools!
16 Or, i pangs!
17 Heb. in the trouble of men.

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Nevertheless I am continually with

thee: Thou hast holden my right hand. Thou shalt guide me with thy coun

sel, And afterward receive me 18to glory. Whom have I in heaven but thee And there is none upon earth that

I desire 141 beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: Bút God is the 15strength of my

heart and my portion for ever. For, lo, they that are far from thee

shall perish: Thou hast destroyed all them that

go a whoring from thee. But it is good for me to draw near

luntoi God: I have Imadel the Lord God 'my

refugel, That I may 'tell of all thy works.

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6) Therefore pride 'is' as a chain about

their neck!; Violence covereth them as a gar

ment. 7 Their eyes stand out with fatness:

They have more than heart could

wish. 8 They Iscoff!, and lin wickedness

utteri oppression :

They speak loftily. 9 They have set their mouth Blin' the

heavens, And their tongue walketh through

the earth. Therefore this people return hither : And waters of a full cup are bwrung

out 'by them. 11 And they say, How doth God know?

And is there knowledge in the

Most High? 12 Behold, these are the 'wicked ;

And, being alway at easel, they in

crease in riches. 13) 'Surelyi in vain have I cleansed my

heart, And washed my hands in innocency; For all the day long have I been

plagued,

And 6chastened every morning. 15 If I 'had said', I will speak thus;

Behold, I had dealt treacherously

with the generation of thy chil

dren. 16 When I thought thow I might!

know this,

"It was too painful for me; 17 Until I went into the sanctuary of

God,

And consideredi their 'latter' end. 18 Surely thou 'settest' them in slip

pery places : Thou Icastesti them down 'tol 8de

struction. (19 How are they become al desolation

in a moment ! They are utterly consumed with

terrors. 20 As a dream when one awaketh ;

So, O Lord, 'when thou awakest,

thou shalt despise their image. 21 Fori my heart lowas grieved,

And I was pricked in my reins : 22 So 'brutishi llwas I, and ignorant;

I was as a beast 12before thee.

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Maschil of Asaph. 1 O God, why hast thou cast us off

for ever? Why doth thine anger smoke against

the sheep of thy pasture? 2) Remember thy congregation, which

thou hast purchased of old, Which thou hast redeemed to be!

the stribel of thine inheritance; "Andi mount Zion, wherein thou

hast dwelt. 3 Lift up thy feet unto the perpetual

Truins!, 16All 'the evill that the enemy hath

done in the sanctuary. 4 Thine ladversaries have roaredi in

the midst of ithine assembly!; They 'havel set up their ensigns for

signs. 5 "They 17seemedi as imen that' lifted

up

Axes upon 'a thicket of trees. *6) Andi now lalli the carved work

thereof itogether! They break down with thatchet and

hammers. 7) They have 'set thy sanctuary lon!

fire; They have 'profaned! the dwelling

place of thy name leven! to the ground.

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13 Or, Iwith! 14 Or, 'withi thee 15 Heb. rock. 16 Or, The enemy hath I wrought all

evil 17 Or, I made themselves known!

5 Or,

VERSION OF 1611.- 6 compasseth them; 8 are corrupt.. speak wickedly concerning : 9 against ; 10 to; 12 ungodly, Who prosper in the world; 13 Verily ; 15 say.. should offend against ; 16 to; 17 Then understood I; 18 didst set .. castedst into; 19 brought into .. (as); 21 Thus ; 22 foolish; 23 (me by); 25 besides ; 28 to. . put my trust in . . declare. LXXIV. 2 rod . . This; 3 desolations ; Even . . wickedly ; 4 enemies roar . . thy congregations; 5 A man was famous according .. he had..

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8 They said in their 'heart!, Let us

Imake havoc oft them falto

gether!
They have 'burned up all the 'syna-

gogues of God in the land.
We see not our signs :
There is no more any prophet;
Neither is there among us any that

knoweth how long: 10) How long, O God, shall the adver

sary reproach? Shall' the enemy blaspheme thy

name for ever? 11 Why 'drawest thou 'backl thy hand,

even thy right hand ? Pluck it out of thy bosom land con

sume them!.

Arise, O God, plead thine

cause : Remember how the foolish man

reproacheth thee 'all the dayi. Forget not the voice of thine'lad

versaries! : The tumult of those that rise up

against thee 10'ascendethicontinually.

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'Yet! God is my King of old, Working salvation in the midst of

the earth. 13 Thou didst 2divide the sea by thy

strength : Thou brakest the heads of the

#dragons in the waters. 1 Thou brakest the heads of levia

than in pieces, 'Thou' gavest him to be meat to

the people inhabiting the wilder

ness. (15 Thou didst cleave fountain and

flood:

Thou driedst up 4mighty rivers. 16 The day is thine, the night also is

thine : Thou hast prepared the blight and

the sun. 17 Thou hast set all the borders of the

earth :

Thou hast made summer and winter. 18 Remember this, that the enemy

Chath reproached, O LORD,
And that lal foolish people have

blasphemed thy name. 19

O deliver not the soul of thy turtle

dove unto the 'wild beasti: Forget not the silifel of thy poor

for ever. 20 Have respect unto the covenant:

For the dark places of the Yearth

are full of the habitations of

Iviolencel. 21 Olet not the oppressed return

ashamed :

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Men tell of thy wondrous works.
When I shall 121 findi the flset timel,
I will judge uprightly.
18 The earth and all the inhabitants

thereof are dissolved : I have 14seti up the pillars of it.

(Selah I said unto the 151arrogant!, Deal not

larrogantly! : And to the wicked, Lift not up the

horn: Lift not up your horn on high; 16Speak not with a stiff neck. For neither from the east, nor from

the west, Nor 'yet17from the 18south, cometh

Clifting up! But God is the judge: He putteth down one, and 'lifteth'

up another. For in the hand of the Lord there

is a cup, and the wine 191 foam

eth!; It is full of mixture, and he poureth

out of the same: "Surely! the dregs thereof, all the

wicked of the earth shall 20 wring

them out, and drink them. But I will declare for ever, I will sing praises to the God of

Jacob. All the horns of the wicked also

will I cut off ; But the horns of the righteous

shall be ilifted up!.

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10r. I placest of lassembly!

& Or, I multitude! ? Heb. break up.

9 Or, Blandi * OT, sca-monsters!

10 Or, lwhichl ascendeth Or, lever-flowing !

11 Or, for that thy name is near thy * Heb. luminary,

wondrous works declare Or, hath reproached Ithel LORD

12 Heb, take. Or, thy turtledove unto the I greedy! 13 Or, I Whent the earth .. I set up multitude

14 Heb. proportioned.

15 Or, fools 18 Or, Speak not linsolentlyl with a

Thaughtyl neck 17 Or, from the Iwilderness of mount.

ainsi, cometh I judgement. 18 Heb. wilderness. 19 Or, is red 20 Or, Idrain!

VERSION OF 1611.-8 hearts . . destroy together . . burnt; 11 withdrawest; 12 For; 14 And; 15 (the) .. (the) ; 18 the; 19 multitude of the wicked . . congregation ; 20 cruelty ; 22 aily; 23 enemies, increaseth.

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1 In Judah is God known:

His name is great in Israel. 2 In Salem also is his Itabernacle,

And his dwelling place in Zion. 3) There he brake the Barrows of the

bow; The shield, and the sword, and the battle.

[Selah 4) Glorious art thou and excellent,

4!from the mountains of prey. * 5 The stouthearted are spoiled, they

have slept their sleep; And none of the men of might have

found their hands. (6 At thy rebuke, O God of Jacob,

Both chariot and horse are cast

into a dead sleep. 7 Thou, even thou, art to be feared:

And who may stand in thy sight

when once thou art angry? 8 Thou didst cause Isentencei to be

heard from heaven;

The earth feared, and was still, 9 When God arose to judgement,

To save all the meek of the earth.

[Selah 10

Surely the wrath of man shall

I Icomplain', and my spirit Blis! overwhelmed.

(Selah 4 Thou holdest mine eyes 'watching!:

I am so troubled that I cannot

speak. 5 I have considered the days of old,

The years of ancient times. 6 I call to remembrance my song in

the night: I commune with mine own heart;

And my spirit made diligent search. 7 Will the Lord cast off for ever?

And will he be favourable no more? 8 Is his mercy clean gone for ever?

Doth his promise fail for ever

more? 9 Hath God forgotten to be gracious?

Hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies?

(Selah * 10 And I said, This is my infirmity;

"But I will remember the years

of the right hand of the Most

High. 11 I will make mention of the ideeds!

of 8the LORD; 'Fori I will remember thy wonders

of old. 12 I will meditate also lupon! all thy

work,

And muse on thy doings. 13) Thy way, O God, is 'in the sanct.

uary :

Who is a great god 'like untol God? 14 Thou art the God that doest won

ders : Thou hast 'made known' thy

strength among the 'peoples!. 15 Thou hast with thine arm redeemed

thy people,

The sons of Jacob and Joseph. (Selah 16 The waters saw thee, O God;

The waters saw thee, they lowere

afraid :

The depths also trembledi. 17 The clouds poured out water;

The skies sent out a sound:

Thine arrows also went abroad. 18 The voice of thy thunder was in

the "whirlwindi; The lightnings lightened the world:

The earth trembled and shook. 19 Thy way 'was in the sea,

And thy 'paths' in the great waters,

And thy footsteps 'werel not known. 20 Thou leddest thy people like a

flock, By the hand of Moses and Aaron.

praise thee:

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The 'residuel of wrath shalt thou

sigird upon theel. Vow, and pay unto the LORD your

God: Let all that be round about him

bring presents unto him that

ought to be feared. He shall cut off the spirit of

princes : He is terrible to the kings of the

earth.

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ner of: Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph.

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5 Or, restrain
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? Or, That the right hand of the

Most High Idoth change!

8 Heb. Jah 9 Or, in Tholiness! 10 Or, were lin pain

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.. ceased; 3 remembered .. was troubled..complained .. was ; 4 waking; 11 remember .. works .. Surely; 12 of .. talk of ; 13 so ..as our; 14 declared.. people ; 16 were troubled; 18 heaven; 19 is.. path .. are. = = (39)

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in anger shut up es? zid, This is my idora

will remember - right hand of

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And gave them drink labundantly!

as out of the depths. 16 He brought streams also out of the

rock, And caused waters to run down

like rivers. 17) Yet 'went they lon still to sin!

against him, "To rebel against the Most High

in 8the Idesertl. 18 And they tempted God in their

heart

By asking meat for their lust. 19 Yea, they spake against God;

They said, Can God 'preparel a

table in the wilderness ? Behold, he smote the rock, that

waters gushed out, And streams overflowed ; Can he give bread also ? "Willi he provide Aesh for his

people ? (21 Therefore the LORD heard, and was

wroth:
I Andi a fire was kindled against

Jacob,
And anger also lwent up against

Israel; 22 Because they believed not in God,

And trusted not in his salvation.
"Yet he commanded the skies!

above,

And opened the doors of heaven; 24 And the rained down manna upon

them to eat, And igavel them of the corn of

heaven. 25 "Man did eatsithe bread of the

mighty":

He sent them meat to the full. 26 He caused 'thel east wind to blow

in the heaven: And by his power he .guided the

south wind. 27 He rained flesh also upon them as

Ithel dust,
And 'winged fowll as the sand of

the Iseasi : 28 And he let it fall in the midst of

editate also lupoel 1:

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Give ear, O my people, to my 'law:
Incline your ears to the words of

my mouth. 2 I will open my mouth in a parable;

I will utter dark sayings of old: 3 Which we have heard and known,

And our fathers have told us.
We will not hide them from their

children,
'Telling to the generation to come

the praises of the LORD, And his strength, and his 'won

drousl works that he hath done. 5 For he established a testimony in

Jacob,
And appointed a law in Israel,
Which he commanded our fathers,
That they should make them

known to their children: 6 That the generation to come might

know them, even the children

which should be born; Who should arise and itelli them

to their children: i That they might set their hope

in God,
And not forget the works of God,

But keep his commandments : 8

And might not be as their fathers,
A stubborn and rebellious genera-

tion;
A generation 2that set not their

heart aright, And whose spirit was not stedfast

with God. 9 The children of Ephraim, being

armed and carrying bows,

Turned back in the day of battle. 10 They kept not the covenant of God,

And refused to walk in his law; 11) And they forgat his Idoings!,

And his Twondrous' works that he

had shewed them. 12

Marvellous things did he in the

sight of their fathers, In the land of Egypt, in the field

of Zoan. 13

He clavel the sea, and caused

them to pass through; And he made the waters to stand

as lan! heap. 14

In the day-time also he led them

with a cloud, And all the night with a light of

fire. (15 He clave rocks in the wilderness,

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their camp,

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Round about their habitations.
So they did eat, and were well

filled; "And he gave them that they

lusted after They were not estranged from their

lust, Their meat was yet in their mouths,

footsteps 'were not be

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Wilderness ; 19 furnish ; 20 (the) . . (the). Can; 21 (this)..so..

came; 23 Though .. (had). . clouds from ; 24 had.. had given ; 25 angels food; 26 an .. brought in ; 27 feathered fowls like .. sea; 29 For.. their own desire; 30 (But while). = [43]

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