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from helping me, and from the words of my roaring?

20 my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.

3 But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel.

4. Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliver them.

5 They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded.

6 But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.

7 All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,

8 He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.

9 But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts.

10 I was cast upon thee from the womb: thou art my God from my mother's belly.

11 Be not far from me; for trouble is near; for there is none to help.

12 Many bulls have compassed me: strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round.

13 They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.

14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.

15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

16 For dogs have compassed me:

the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

17 I may tell all my bones: they look and stare upon me.

18 They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.

19 But be not thou far from me, O LORD: O my strength, haste thee to help me.

20 Deliver my soul from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog.

21 Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.

22 I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.

23 Ye that fear the LORD, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel.

24 For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him ; but when he cried unto him, he heard.

25 My praise shall be of thee in the great congregation : I will pay my vows before them that fear him.

26 The meek shall eat and be satisfied : they shall praise the LORD that seek him : your heart shall live for ever.

27 All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.

28 For the kingdom is the LORD's: and he is the governor among the nations.

29 All they that be fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul.

30 A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation.

31 They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done this.

PSALM XXIII.

A Psalm of David. THE LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures : he leadeth me beside the still waters.

3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place?

4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.

5 He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

6 This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah.

7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates ; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.

8 Who is this King of glory: The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle.

9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates ; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.

10 Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah.

PSALM XXIV.

PSALM XXV.

A Psalm of David. UNTO thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.

2 O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me.

3 Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause.

4 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths.

5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.

6 Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old.

A Psalm of David. THE earth is the LORD's, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.

2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.

3 Who shall ascend into the hill

great.

.7 Remember not the sins of my

PSALM XXVI. youth, nor my transgressions : according to thy mercy remember

A Psalm of David. thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD.

JUDGE me, O Lord; for I have 8 Good and upright is the LORD: walked in mine integrity: I have therefore will he teach sinners in trusted also in the Lord; therefore the way.

I shall not slide. 9 The meek will he guide in 2 Examine me, O Lors), and judgment: and the meek will he prove ine; try my reins and my teach his way.

heart. 10 All the paths of the Lord are 3 For thy lovingkindness is bemercy and truth unto such as keep fore mine eyes: and I have walked his covenant and his testimonies. in thy truth. - 11 For thy name's sake, O LORD, 4 I have not sat with vain perpardon mine iniquity; for it is sons, neither will I go in with dis

semblers. 12 What man is he that feareth 5 I have hated the congregation the LORD? him shall he teach in of evildoers; and will not sit with the way that he shall choose.

the wicked. 13 His soul shall dwell at ease; 6 I will wash mine hands in innoand his seed shall inherit the earth. cency: so will I compass thine altar,

14 The secret of the Lord is with O LORD: them that fear him; and he will 7 That I may publish with the shew them his covenant.

voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all 15 Mine eyes are ever toward the thy wondrous works. LORD; for be shall pluck my feet 8 Lord, I have loved the habiout of the net.

tation of thy house, and the place 16 Turn thee unto me, and have where thine honour dwelleth. mercy upon me; for I am desolate 9 Gather not my soul with sinand afflicted.

ners, nor my life with bloody men: 17 The troubles of my heart are 10 In whose bands is mischief, enlarged: O bring thou me out of and their right hand is full of bribes. my distresses.

11 But as for me, I will walk in 18 Look upon mine affliction mine integrity: redeem me, and be and my pain; and forgive all my merciful unto me. sins.

12 My foot standeth in an even 19 Consider mine enemies; for place: in the congregations will I they are many; and they hate me bless the LORD. with cruel hatred. . 20 O keep my soul, and deliver

PSALM XXVII. me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee.

A Psalm of David. 21 Let integrity and uprightness THE LORD is my light and my preserve me; for I wait on thee. salvation; whom shall I fear? the

22 Redeem Israel, O God, out of Lord is the strength of my life; of all his troubles. .

whom shall I be afraid ?

2 When the wicked, even mine | lieved to see the goodness of the enemies and my foes, came upon LORD in the land of the living. me to eat up my flesh, they stum 14 Wait on the LORD: be of bled and fell.

good courage, and he shall strength3 Though an host should encamp en thine heart: wait, I say, on the against me, my heart shall not fear: LORD. though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident. 4 One thing have I desired of the

PSALM XXVIII. LORD, that will I seek after; that I

· A Psalm of David. may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold

UNTO thee will I cry, O LORD the beauty of the LORD, and to en my rock; be not silent to me: lest, quire in his temple.

if thou be silent to me, I become 5 For in the time of trouble he like them that go down into the pit. shall hide me in his pavilion : in 2 Hear the voice of my supplicathe secret of his tabernacle shall he tions, when I cry unto thee, when I hide me; he shall set me upon a lift up my hands toward thy holy rock.

oracle. 6 And now shall mine head be lift 3 Draw me not away with the ed up above mine enemies round wicked, and with the workers of about me: therefore will I offer in iniquity, which speak peace to their his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I neighbours, but mischief is in their will sing, yea, I will sing praises hearts. unto the LORD.

4 Give them according to their 7 Hear, O LORD, when I cry with deeds, and according to the wickedmy voice: have mercy also upon ness of their endeavours : give them me, and answer me.

after the work of their hands; ren8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my der to them their desert. face; my heart said unto thee, Thy 5 Because they regard not the face, LORD, will I seek.

works of the LORD, nor the opera9 Hide not thy face far from me; tion of his hands, he shall destroy put not thy servant away in anger: them, and not build them up. thou hast been my help; leave me 6 Blessed be the LORD, because not, neither forsake me, O God of he bath heard the voice of my supmy salvation.

plications. 10 When my father and my mo 7 The Lord is my strength and ther forsake me, then the LORD will my shield; my heart trusted in him, take me up.

and I am helped: therefore my 11 Teach me thy way, O LORD, heart greatly rejoiceth; and with and lead me in a plain path, because my song will I praise him. of mine enemies.

8 The Lord is their strength, and 12 Deliver me not over unto the he is the saving strength of his anwill of mine enemies : for false wit ointed. nesses are risen up against me, and 9 Save thy people, and bless thine such as breathe out cruelty.

inheritance: feed them also, and lift 13 I had fainted, unless I had be- | them up for ever.

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PSALM XXIX.

A Psalm of David.

GIVE unto the LORD, O ye mighty, give unto the LORD glory and strength.

2 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

3 The voice of the Lord is upon the waters : the God of glory thundereth : the LORD is upon many waters.

4 The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is full of majesty.

5 The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedars; yea, the Lord breaketh the cedars of Lebanon.

6 He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.

7 The voice of the Lord divideth the flames of fire.

8 The voice of the Lord shaketh the wilderness; the LORD shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh.

9 The voice of the LORD maketh the hinds to calve, and discovereth the forests : and in his temple doth every one speak of his glory.

10 The Lord sitteth upon the flood; yea, the Lord sitteth King for ever.

11 The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.

PSALM XXX.

A Psalm and Song at the dedication

of the house of David. I Will extol thee, O Lord; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.

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