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thou Jordan, that thou, waft,
driven back iniurblim
6 Ye, mountains that ye Divine Presence, ver. 3.

6 + if it were not the skipped like rams; and ye, lit

which caused this Como tle hills like young sheept? motion?

7 Tremble thou,cantht at the 7 + With thy Inhabipresence of the Lord, is at the tants. presence of the God of Jacob.

Exod. xxvii. 8: 8. Who turned the hard rock

Numb. XX. into a standing water in and the 8 CA stream of Waflint-stone into [a {pringingt ters, I Psal. Ixxviii. 16. well.] site utstili

See the word (Web) in

the Vocabulary il ni dut 1907 !! Some of the Ancients makalthie Pfalm a part of the former;

but in the Hebrew 'tis & distinct Psalm, tho' by whom, or on what loccafion'two composed is uncertain. 1:10Non nottis, Domine, Pfal. CXV.

Ot'unto us, O Lord, i not

unto us, but unto thy Name give the praise : for thy loving mercy, and for thy truths fake.

2. Wherefore fhallthe heathen fay; Where is now their God?

3 As for our God, he is in heaven: he hath-done whatsoever pleased him. I ow :

4 Their idols are silver and
gold: even the work of mens

$ They have mouchs; and
speak nor a eyes have they-and in vin?
fee not. :)

6 They have ears and hear
not : noles have they and smell

7. They have hands and
not, feet have they and




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walk not : neither speak they through their throat.

8 They that make them are like unto them: and so are all such as put their trust in them.

9 But thou house of Israel, trust thou in the Lord : he is their succour and defence.

10 Ye house of Aaron, put your trust in the Lord : he is their helper and defender.

11 Ye that fear the Lord, put your trust in the Lord : hé is their helper and defender.

12 The Lord hath been mindful of us, and he shall bless us: even he shall bless the house of Israel, he shall bless the house of Aaron: 1 13

He shall bless them that fear the Lord : both small and great.

14 The Lord shall increase you more and more: you and your children.

1 Ye are the blessed of the Lord : who made heaven and eartharina 2716 All the whole heavens are the Lords : the earth hath

he given to the children of men. 17 (They who die

w17 [The dead praise not in War, or in any other thee, O Lord: neither all they no occasion given them that go down into silence.] to praise thee for their 18 But we will praise the deliverance. Death Lord : from this time forth for forces them to be filent, evermore, Praise the Lord. as to thy Mercies. araná


The Twenty Fourth Day. Morning Prayer.
A Thanksgiving for some great deliverance from imminent

Death and Destruction.
Dilexi, quoniam.

Pfal. CXVI.
Am well pleased: that the

Lord hath heard the voice
of my prayer.

2 That he hath inclined his ear unto me: therefore will I call upon him as long as I live. 3 The snares of * death com

3. * Death and * Hell passed me round about: and

here have the same fig.

nification. See Vocab. the pains of * hell gat hold upon me. 4

I shall find trouble and heaviness, and I will call upon the Name of the Lord: O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

s Gracious is the the Lord and righteous : yea, our God is merciful.

6 The Lord preferveth the 6 (The Poor and Af. simple : ] I was in misery, and ficted, who cannoc help

themselves by their own he helped me.

Strength or Policy.]
7 Turn again then unto thy
rekt, O my foul: for the Lord amends

for all thy Sufhath (rewarded thee.

8 And why: thou hast deli-
vered my soul from death :
mine eyes from tears, and my
feet from falling.

9 I will walk before the
Lord ti in the land of the liv 9 + By doing him the

best Service I am able.

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10 [I was always 10 [I believed, and therefore fully perswaded of. what-I now do, and al will I fpeak, but I was fore ways will profess, that troubled : I said in my hafte, thou waft able to deli- All men are liars.] ver me; but in the great agony and disorder of my Mind, I could scarce perswade myself, that thou wouldnt thew thy Power and Mercy in saving me, and I was ready to call all Men Liars, that went about to give me any hopes of escaping the danger I was in.]

Il [ What return 'II [What reward fhall I Mall I make ?]

give] unto the Lord for all the benefits that he hath

done untamed 12 The Jews used a 1. 12 I will receive the cup of Cup of Blessing, Deli- salvation and call upon the verance, or Salvation, after their Peace-Offer: Name of the Lord. ings, and Solemn Feafts. See Grotius on Mat. xxvi. 27. which our Saviour sanctified and made the Sacrament of his Blood,

13 (Not easily to be obtained or purchased in the presence of all his peo.

13. I will pay my vows now by wicked, blood-thirfty Nen.]

ple: [right dear ] in the fight of the Lord is the death of his faints: 1

14 Behold, O Lord, how that I am thy servant: I am thy fervant, and the son of thine handmaid, thou haft broken my bonds in funder.

15 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving: and will call upon the Name of the Lord. 16 I will pay my,

vows unto the Lord, in the fight of all his people : in the courts of the Lords house, even in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise the Lord.

This Psalm summons all Nations to Praise the Lord for

the Benefits they were to receive by the Messias,
Rom. XV. II.

Laudate Dominum. Pfal. CXVII.
Praise the Lord, all ye

heathen: praise him, all
ye nations.

2 For his merciful kindness is ever more and more towards us: and the [truth] of the 2 [Faithfulness.) Lord endureth for ever. Praise the Lord.

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This Psalm seems to have been composed by David, after

all the Twelve Tribes were reduced to bis Obedience : The latter part of it is a Prophecy of Christ Jesus, in the Person of David. It may be divided into several parts : as for Instance ; from the 1st Verse to the 22d was David's part, and sung by him, as be went to Worship at the Tabernacle. The four following Verses may probably have been the Peoples part : the Priests meeting David at the Doors of the inner part of the Tabernacle which belonged to them, pronounce their Blessing on David in the former part of the 26th Verse. Then David and the People return the Priests Blefing on them again, in the latter part of the 26th Verse, The rest seems to belong to David, and was, I suppose, sung or said by him.

Confitemini Domino. Pfal. CXVIII, ive thanks unto the

Lord, for he is gracious :
because his mercy endureth
for ever.

2 Let Israel now confess,
that he is gracious: and that

endureth for ever.
3 Let the house of Aaron

4 Yea)

O Lord


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