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within me, and the fear of

54. I death is fallen upon me. Ave me, O God, for thy 5 Fearfulness and trembling D Name's sake, and avenge are come upon me, and an me in thy strength.

horrible dread hath over2 Hear my prayer, O God, whelmed me. and hearken unto the words of 6 And I said, Oh that I had my mouth.

wings like a dove ; for then 3 For strangers are risen up would I fee away, and be at, against me; and tyrants, which rest. have not God before their

17 Lo, then would I get me eyes, seek after my soul, away far off, and remain in

4 Behold, God is my help- the wilderness. er; the Lord is with them that! 8 I would make haste to uphold my soul.

escape ; because of the stormy 5 He shall reward evil unto wind and tempest. mine enemies; destroy thou 9 Destroy their tongués, o them in thy truth. : Lord, and divide them; for

6 An offering of a free heart I have spied unrighteousness, will I give thee, and praise thy and strife in the city. Name, O Lord, because it is 10 Day and night they go so comfortable.

about within the walls there7 For he hath delivered me of; mischief also and sorrow out of all my trouble, and are in the midst of it. mine eye hath seen his desire 11 Wickedness is therein, upon mine enemies.

deceit and guile go not out of PSALM 55

their streets.

12 For it is not an open I TEar my prayer, O God, enemy that hath done me this 01 and hide not thyself dishonour ; for then I could from my petition.

have borne it. 2 Take heed unto me, and I 13 Neither was it mine ad. hear me; how I mourn in my versary that did magnify himprayer, and am vexed. self against me; for then per. 3 The enemy crieth so, and adventure I would have hid the ungodly cometh on so fast; myself from him, for they are minded to do me 14 But it was even thou, some mischief, so maliciously my companion, my guide, are they ser against me. and mine own familiar friend. 4 My heart is disquieted 15 We took sweet counsel


together, and walked in the my trust shall be in thee, o house of God as friends. Lord.

16 Let death come hastily upon them, and let them go

PSALM 56. down quick into the grave; for wickedness is in their DE merciful unto me, o dwellings, and among them. O God, for man goeth a

17 As for me, I will call bout to devour me; he is upon God, and the Lord shall daily fighting, and troubling save me.

me. 18 In the evening, and | 2 Mine enemies are daily morning, and at noon-day will in hand to swallow me up; for I pray, and that instantly, and they be many that fight against he shall hear my voice. me, O thou most Highest.

19 It is he that hath deliver- 3 Nevertheless, though I ed my soul in peace from the am fometime afraid, yet put I battle that was against me; for my trust in thee. there were many with me. I 4 I will praise God, because

20 Yea, even God, that en of his word; I have put my dureth for ever, shall hear me, trust in God, and will not fear and bring them down; for they what Aesh can do unto me. will not turn, nor fear God. 5 They daily mistake my

21 He laid his hands upon words; all that they imagine such as be at peace with him, is to do me evil. and he break his covenant. 6 They hold all together,

22 The words of his mouth and keep themselves close, and were softer than butter, having mark my steps, when they lay war in his heart; his words wait for my soul. were smoother than oil, and 1 7 Shall they escape for their yet be they very swords. I wickedness; thou, O God, in

23 O cast thy burden upon thy displeasure shall cast them the Lord, and he shall nourish down. thee, and shall not suffer the 8 Thou tellest my fittings, righteous to fall for ever. put my tears into thy bottle ;

24 And as for them, thou, are not these things noted in O God, shalt bring them into thy book? the pit of destruction.

9 Whensoever I call upon 25 The blood.thirsty and thee, then shall mine enemies deceitful men shall not live out | be put to fight; this I know, half their days; nevertheless, I for God is on my side.

10 In God's word will I re. 7 They have laid a net for joice; in the Lord's word will my feet, and preffed down my I comfort me.

foul; they have digged a pit 1 Yea, in God have I put before me, and are fallen into my trust; I will not be afraid the midst of it themselves. what man can do unto me. 8 My heart is fixed, O

12 Unto thee, O God, will God, my heart is fixed : I will I pay my vows; unto thee will fing, and give praise. I give thanks.

9 Awake up, my glory; 13 For thou hast delivered awake, lute and harp; I my. my soul from death, and my self will awake right early., feet from falling, that I may 10 I will give thanks unto walk before God in the light thee, O Lord, among the peoof the living.

ple, and I will sing unto thee PSALM 57.

among the nations. D E merciful unto me, o 11 For the greatness of thy

D God, be merciful unto mercy reacheth unto the heame, for my soul trusteth in vens, and thy truth unto the thee; and under the shadow of clouds. thy wings shall be my refuge, 12 Set up thyself, O God, until this tyranny be over-past. above the heavens, and thy

2 I will call unto the most glory above all the earth... high God, even unto the God

that shall perform the cause
which I have in hand.

A RE your minds set upon 3 He shall send from hea- A righteousness, O ye conven, and save me from the gregation; and do ye judge reproof of him that would eat the thing that is right, o ye me up.

fons of men ? 4 God shall send forth his! 2 Yea, ye imagine mifchief mercy and truth; my soul is in your heart upon the earth, among lions.

and your hands deal with 5 And I lie even among the wickedness. . . : children of men, that are set 3 The ungodly are froon fire; whose teeth are spears ward, even from their mothers and arrows, and their tongue a womb; as soon as they are sharp sword.

born, they go astray, and 6 Set up, thyself, O God, speak lies.' above the heavens, and thy 4 They are as venomous as glory above all the earth.

the poison of a serpent; even

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like the deaf adder, that stop-1 for my soul; the mighty men peth her ears;

| are gathered against me with* 5 Which refuseth to hear out any offence or fault of me, the voice of the charmer; 10 Lord. charm he never so wisely. 4 They run and prepare · 6 Break their teeth, O God, themselves without my fault; in their mouths, smite the jaw-arise thou therefore to help bones of the lions, O Lord; me, and behold. let them fall away like water 1 5 Stand up, O Lord God that runneth ap:ce, and when of hosts, thou God of Israel, they shoot their arrows let to visit all the heathen, and them be rooted out.

| be not merciful unto them that 7 Let them coníume away offendof maliciouswickedness. like a snail, and be like the un- 6 They go to and fro in timely fruit of a woman, and the evening, they grin like a let them not fee the sun. dog, and run about through

8 Or ever your pots be the city. made hot with thorns; so let 7 Behold, they speak with indignation vex him, even as their mouth, and swords are in a thing that is raw.

their lips ; for who doth hear? 9 The righteous shall rejoice 8 But thou, O Lord, shalt when he seeth the vengeance; have them in derision, and he shall walh his footsteps in thou shalt laugh all the heathe blood of the ungodly. then to fcorn,

10 So that a man fhall say, 9 My strength will I ascribe Verily there is a reward for unto thee; for thou art the the righteous; doubtless there God of my refuge. is a God that judgeth the 10 God fheweth me his earth.

goodness plenteously, and

God shall let me see my desire PSALM 59.

upon mine enemies.

* Slay them not, left my Eliver me from mine people forget it ; but scatter :

enemies, O God; de-them abroad among the peofend me from them that rise ple, and put them down, O up against me.

| Lord, our defence. 2 deliver me from the 12 For the fin of their wicked doers, and save me mouth, and for the words of from the blood-thirsty men. their lips, they shall be taken

3 For lo, they lie waiting / in their pride, and why? their


preaching is of curfing and with thy right hand, and hear lies.

me. 13 Consume them in thy 6 God hath spoken in his wrath,consume them, that they holiness, I will rejoice and dimay perish, and know that it vide Sichem, and mete out isGod that ruleth in Jacob, and the valley of Succoth, unto the ends of the world. , Gilead is mine, and Ma.

14 And in the evening they naffes is mine; Ephraim alfo will return, grin like a dog, is the strength of my head; and will go about the city. Judah is my law-giver,

15 They will run here and 8 Moab is my washpot, over - there for meat, and grudge if | Edom will I cast out my shoe;

they be not satisfied. . Philistia, be thou glad of me. i 16 As for me, I will sing of: 9 Who will lead me into

thy power, and will praise thy the strong city? Who will mercy betimes in the morn- bring me into Edom? ing ; for thou hast been my 10 Haft not thou cast us defence and refuge in the day out, O God? Wilt not thou, of my trouble.

TO God, go out with our hosts? Ī 17 Unto thee, O my 11 O be thou our help in

strength, will I fing; for thou, trouble, for vain is the help of Co God, art my refuge, and man. my merciful God.

12 Through God will we do PSALM 60. I great acts, for ic is he that shall God, thou haft cast us out, tread down our enemies,

and scattered us abroad; PSALM 61. thou hast also been displeased, Ear my crying, O God; O turn thee unto us again. I giveear unto my prayer.

2 Thou hast moved the 2 From the ends of the | land, and divided it; heal the earth will I call upon thee, "fores thereof, for it Thaketh. when my heart is in heaviness.

3 Thou haft fhewed thy 30 set me up upon the people heavy things; tbou hast rock that is higher than I; for given us a drink of deadlywine. thou hast been my hope, and

4 Thou hast given a token a strong tower for me against for such as fear thee, that they the enemy. may triumph because of the 4 I will dwell in thy tabertruth,

nacle for ever, and my trust 5. Therefore were thy be shall be under the covering of loved delivered; help me I thy wings.

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