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The Psalms. corn in the earth, high upon 7 Their eyes twell with fatthe hills; his fruit shall shakeness, and they do even what hevet like Libanus, and shall be they lust. green in the city like grass 8 They corrupt other, and by

speak of wicked blafphemy; * 17 His Name shall endure their talking is against the 19 for ever, his Name shall remain most High. under the sun among the por. For they stretch forth their hour terities, which shall be blefed mouth unto the heaven, and 160 through him, and all the hea- their tongue goeth through 20 then shall praise him.. the world.

18 Bleffed be the Lord God, 10 Therefore fall the people are even the God of Israel, which unto them, and thereout fuck 21 only doeth wonderous things; they no small advantage. fran

19 And blessed be the Name 1 Tush, say they, how store of his Majesty for ever; and should God perceive it? Is 22 all the earth shall be filled with there knowledge in the most the his Majesty. Amen, Amen. High?

1 12 Lo, these are the ungod. 123 PSALM 73.

ly, these prosper in the world, in

and these have riches in pol hat r Ruly God is loving unto seffion; and I said, Then have I Israel; even unto such I cleansed my heart in vain, as are of a clean heart. and washed mine hands in in

2 Nevertheless, my feet were nocency. almost gone; my treadings had 13 All the day long have! 125 well-nigh Nipped.

been punished, and chastened bile 3 And why? I was grieved every morning. at the wicked ; I do also see the 14 Yea,and I had alnjoftland be ungodly in such prosperity. even as they ; but lo, then!

4 For they are in no peril of should have condemned the like death; but are lustyandstrong. I generation of thy children.

5 They come in no misfor-1 15 Then thought I to uncom tunelike other people ; neither derstand this, but it was too are they plagued like other hard for me, men.

16 Until I went into the 6 And this is the cause that sanctuary of God, then underthey are so holden with pride, stood I the end of these men; and overwhelmed with cruel- 17 Namely, how thou dole ty.

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18 Oh how suddenly do God, wherefore art thou they consume, perish, and absent from us so long? come to a fearful end! why is thy wrath so hot against

19 Yea,even like as a dream the sheep of thy pasture ? when one awaketh ; fo shalt 2 O think upon thy congrethou make their image to va- gation, whom thou hast purnish out of the city.

chased, and redeemned of old. i 20 Thus my heart was grie. 3 Think upon the tribe of

ved, and it went even through thine inheritance, and mount : my reins.

Sion, wherein thou hast dwelt. -21 So foolish was I, and ig. 4 Lift up thy feet, that thou : norant; even as it were a beast mayest utterly destroy every before thee.

enemy, which hath done evil : 22 Nevertheless, I am alway in thy sanctuary. ; by thee; for thou hast holden 5 Thine adversaries roar in me by my right hand.

the midst of thy congrega· 23 Thou shalt guide me tions, and set up their banners with thy council, and after for tokens.

that receive me with glory. I 6 He that hewed timber : 24 Whom have I in heaven afore out of the thick trees,

but thee, and there is none was known to bring it to an upon earth that I desire in excellent work. comparison of thee?

7 But now they break down -.25 My flesh, and my heart all the carved work thereof,

faileth; but God is the strength with axes and hammers. of my heart, and my portion 8 They have set fire upon for ever.

lthy holy places, and have de26 For lo, they that for filed the dwelling place of thy fake thee ihall perish ; thou Name, even unto the ground. haft destroyed all them thatí 9 Yea, they said in their commit fornication against hearts, Let us make havock of thee,

them altogether ; thus have 27 But it is good for me to they burnt up all the houses of hold me fast by God, to put God in the land. my trust in the Lord God, 10 We see not our tokens, and to speak of all thy works there is not one prophet more; in the gates of the daughter no, not one is there among us, of Sion.

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The Psalms. 11 O God, how long shall for all the earth is full of darkthe adversary do this dishoness, and cruel habitations nour? How long shall the ene. 22 O let not the simple go my blafpheme thy Name, for away ashamed; but let the ever ?

poor and needy give praise 12 Why withdrawest thou unto thy Name. thy hand? Why pluckest thou 23 Arise, O God, maintain not thy right hand out of thy thine own cause ; remember bosom to consume the enemy? how the foolish man blasphe.

13 For God is my King of meth thee daily. old; the help that is done up. 24 Forget not the voice of .. on earth, he doeth it himself. thine enemies; the presumpti. 1.

14 Thou didst divide the on of them that hate thee, in sea through thy power; thou creaseth ever more and more. brakeft the heads of the dragons in the waters.

PSALM 75 15 Thou smotest the heads of Leviathan in pieces, and T TNto thee, O God, do we gaveft him to be meat for the U give thanks; yea, unto people in the wilderness. thee do we give thanks.

16 Thou broughtest out 2 Thy name also is so nigh fountains, and waters out of and that do thy wonderous the hard rocks; thou driedit works declare. up mighty waters.

3 When I receive the con- * 17 The day is thine, and the Igregation, I shall judge aco night is thine ; thou halt pre-cording unto right. pared the light and the sun. 4. The earth is weak, and

18 Thou hast set all the bor-all the inhabiters thereof; I ders of the earth; thou hast bear up the pillars of it. made summer and winter. 51 laid unto the fools, Deal

19 Remember this, O Lord, not so madly; and to the una how the enemy hath rebuked, godly, Set not up your and how the foolish people hath horn. blasphemed thy Name.. I 6 Set not up your horn on

200 deliver not the soul of high, and speak not with a thy turtle dove unto the mul-ftiff neck. . titude of the enemies, and for- 7 For promotion come get nor the congregation of neither from the east, nor the poor for ever.

from the west, nor yet from 21 Look upon the covenant;l the south.

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Judge, he putteth down one, ljudgment to be heard from Cand setteth up another.. heaven; the earth crembled, 19 For in the hand of the and was still.

Lord there is a cup, and the 9 When God arose to judge wine is red; it is full mixt, and ment, and to help all the he poureth out of the same. Jmeek upon earth.

10 As for the dregs thereof, 10 The fierceness of man all the ungodly of the earth shall turn to thy praise, and "shall drink them, and suck the fierceness of them fhalo them out.

thou refrain. .. 11 But I will talk of the I Promise unto the Lord God of Jacob, and praise him your God, and keep it, all for ever.

ye that are round about him; - 12 All the horns of the un-bring presents unto him that godly also will I break, and ought to be feared. the horns of the righteous Thall 12 He shall refrain the spirit be exalted.

of princes, and is wonderful 3 PSALM 76.

| among the kings of the earth. * IN Jewry is God known; his

PSALM 76. | Name is great in Israel. Will cry unto God with my

2 At Salem is his taberna- | voice; even unto God will cle, and his dwelling in Sion. I cry with my voice, and he

3 There brake he the ar- shall hearken unto me. - rows of the bow, the shield, 2 In the time of my trouble

the sword, and the battle, I sought the Lord ; my fore - 4 Thou art of more honour ran, and ceased noç in the * and might than the hills of night season; my soul refused the robbers.

comfort. 0 5 The proud are robbed, 3 When I am in heaviness,

they have sept their neep, and I will think upon God; when all the men whose hands were my heart is vexed, I will com

mighty, have found nothing. I plain. § 6 At thy rebuke, O God of " 4 Thou holdest mine eyes * Jacob, both the chariot and waking; I am so feeble that I horse are fallen.

cannot speak. 7 Thou, even thou art to be 5 I have considered the days feared; and who may stand in of old, and the years that are thy light when thou art angry? I past.

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6 I call to remembrance my 1 18 The voice of thy thunfong, and in the night I com- der was heard round about, mune with mine own heart, the lightnings shone upon the and search out my spirits. ground, the earth was moved,

7 Will the Lord absent him- and shook withal. felf for ever? And will he be 19 Thy way is in the fea, no more intreated ?

and thy paths in the great wa. 8 Is his mercy clean gone for ters, and thy footsteps are ever? And is his promife come not known. utterly to an end for evermore? 20 Thou leddeft thy peo.

9 Hath God forgotten tople like sheep, by the hand of be gracious ? And will he Moses and Aaron. shut up his loving-kindness in difpleasure ?

PSALM 78. 10 And I said, It is mine own infirmity; but I will remem T TEar my law, O my peober the years of the right hand I ple; incline your ears of the most Highest.

unto the words of my mouth. ul will remember the works 12 I will open my mouth in of the Lord, and call to mind a parable, I will declare hard thy wonders of old time. fentences of old;

12 I will think also of all thy 13 Which we have heard works, and my talking shall and known, and such as our be of thy doings.

fathers have told us; 13 Thy way, O God, is ho 14 That we should not hide ly; who is so great a God, as them from the children of the our God?

generations to come; but to 14 Thou art the God that do. Thew the honour of the Lord, eth wonders, and hast declared his mighty and wonderful thy power among the people. works that he hath done.

15 Thou hast mightily de- 5 He made a covenant with livered thy people; even the Jacob, and gave Israel a law, sons of Jacob and Jofeph. which he commanded our fore.

16 The waters saw thee, O fathers to teach their children; God, the waters saw thee, and 1 6 That their posterity might were afraid ; the depths also know it, and the children were troubled.

which were yet unborn, • 17 The clouds poured out 7 To the intent that when water, the air thundered, and they came up, they might thine arrows went abroad. shew their children the same;

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