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13 And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a gift: like as the rich also among the people shall make their supplication before thee.

14 The Kings daughter is all glorious within: her clothing is of wrought gold.

15 She shall be brought unto the King in raiment of needlework: the virgins that be her fellows, shall bear her company, and Thall be brought unto thee.

16 With joy and gladness shall they be brought: and shall enter into the Kings palace.

17 Instead of thy fathers thou shalt have children: whom thouz mayeft make princes in all lands.

18 I will remember thy Name from one generation to another: therefore shall the people give thanks unto thee, world without end.

|| Psalm 46. Deus nofter refugium. OD is our hope and strength: a very present help in trouble.

2 Therefore will we not fear though the earth be moved: and though the hills be carried into the midst of the sea.

3 Though the waters thereof rage and swell; and though the mountains Thake at the tempest of the same.

4. The rivers of the food thereof shall make glad the city of God: the holy place of the tabernacle of the most Highest.

5 God is in the midst of her, therefore shall she not be removed: God shall help her, and that right early. Law of Mofes because that was delivered by a grateful acknowledgment of the Pfalmift is highly wor. mere Man, this by the Son of God; and that if any thy of our confideration and imitation. Since it is breaches of that were followed by a severe punishment, God alone, most certainly, that giveth fuccefs either to a contempt of the Gospel would much more fos be our temporal or fpiritual undertakings. How much cause it was the most glorious and exalted revelation then does it concern us to secure his Friendship and Pro.

tection, who is able to help and support us when all This is a Psalm of Thanksgiving which was pro worldly comforts forsake us! And how negligent are bably wrote after those signal victories wiich David they of their real Interef who, by their Iniquities, pot gained over the Moabites, Syrians, &c. mentioned in themselves ont of the protection of their almighty de . God is exr bape and Arength, &c. This

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that ever had been made to Mankind.

2 Sam. viii, and 3. Chron. xvii.



6. The heathen; make much ado, and the kingdoms are moved: but God hath thewed his voice, and the earth shall melts

away. 7 The Lord of hosts is with us: the God of Jacob is our refuge.

::8 0 come hither, and behold the works of the Lord: what des Atruction he hath brought upon the earth.

9 He maketh: 'wars to cease in all the world: he breaketh the bow, and knappeth the spear in sunder, and burneth the chariots? in the fire.

10 Be still then, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, and I will be exalted in the earth. 11. The Lord of hosts is with-us: the God of Jacob is our refuge.


$ Pfalm 47. Omnes gentes, plaudite. CLAP: your hands together, all ye people: O sing unto

God with the voice of melody. 2. For the Lord is high, and to be feared: he is the great King upon all the earth.

3 He shall subdue the people under us: and the nations under

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4 He shall choose out:ancheritage for uş: even the worship of Jacob, whom he loved.

5: God is gone up with a merry noise: and the Lord with the found of the trump.

6: O sing praises, fing praisés. unto our God: O sing praises, fing praises unto our King.

7. For God is the King of all the earth: figye praises with understanding.

8 God reigneth over the heathen: God sitterh upon his holy feat. s This Psalm was probably composed in the reign Kings

, vüi. , And thereupon the inspired Author takes of Solomon, at the publick falemrity, when the A t occalion to praisa God for the future calling of the German was brought into the Temple after its buiding, t. tilsethuch liems ia have been.sevealed sa hina's ?



* The princes of the people are joined unto the people of the God of Abraham: for God, which is very high exalted, doth defend the earth, as it were with a shield. !

§ Psalm 48. Magnus Dominus.
IREAT is the Lord, and highly to be praised: in the city

of our God, even upon his holy hill.
2 The hill of Sion is a fair place, and the joy of the whole
earth: upon the north-sıdę lieth the city of the great King; God is
well known in her palaces as a fure refuge.

3 For lo, the kings of the earth: are gathered, and gone by together.

4. They marvelled to see such things: they were astonished, and fuddenly cast down.

5 Fear came there upon them, and soriow: as upon a woman in her travail.

6. Thou shalt break the ships of the sea: through the east-wind.

7 Like as we have heard, fo have we feen in the city of the Lord of hofts; in the city of our God: IGod upholdeth the same

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8 We wait for thy loving kindness, O God: in the midst of thy temple.

9 O God, according to thy Name, so is tlay praise unto the worlds end: thy right hand is full of righteousness.

10 Let the mount Sion rejoice, and the daughter of Judah be glad: because of thy judgments.

1 Walk about Sion, and go round about her : and tell the towers. thereof. 12 Mark well her bulwarks, fet


her houses: that ye may tell thein that come after.

The Princes of ihe People are joined, & Thị phecy who were once Gentiles, carried away to ldola: prophecy seems to have been eminently fulfilled when try, and without a due sense of the living and true the Gentiles were equally with the Jews admitted. God! And how inexcusable Thail we be if we live wicke into the number of the People of God, by their em- edly and unprofitably under ihe glorious light of the bracing the Gospel; and, like true Ifraelites, became Gospel! the Children of Abraham through Faith. How much $ This Pfalm was composed upon occasion of some Teason have we to rejoice in the completion of this pro- great deliverance which God had granted to Jerusalem.


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:"73. For this God is our God for ever and ever: he shall be our guide unto death.'


li § Psalm 49. Audite hæc, omnes:

:" Hear ye this , all ye people: ponder it with your ears,

all -ye that dwell in the world. 2 High and low, rich and poor: one with another.

3 My mouth' shall speak of wisdom: 'and my heart shall muse of understanding.

:i.. 4 I will incline mine ear to the parable: and Thew my dark speech upon the harp.

5 Wherefore should I fear in the days of wickedness: and when the wickedness of my heels compasseth me round about?:.

6 There be some that put their trust in their goods: and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches.

7 But no man may deliver his brother : nor make agreement unto God for him;

} ::8 For it cost more to redeem their souls: so that he must let that alone for ever:

9 Yea, though he live long: and see not the grave. :io For he seeth that wise men alfo die, and perish together: as well as the ignorant and foolish, and leave their riches for other.

11 And yet they think that their houses thall continue for ever: and that their dwelling-places shall endure from one generation to another; and call the lands after their own names:

12. Nevertheless, man will not abide in honour: seeing he may be compared unto the beasts that perish; this is the way

of them. 13 This is their foolishness: and their posterity praise their faying.

I God upholdeth the same for ever, &c. This pro- the writer proves that the happinefs of Man does not mile is still better suited to che Chriftian, - than to the confift in-the-riches and honours of the World and Teri Church; concerning which Chrift hath said that that those who pursue them as their chief good are the Gates of Heli jhall not prevail against it, and ought fools and unwise'; and therefore that we ought not to Ito convince us of our happiness in being members of it, fet our Hearts upon them, nor fear por envy those and fill all fincere Believers with stedfalt hope and con- that.poffefs them; but that we should trust in God

alone, who can render happy, even after death, those A la chis Psalm which is doctrinal and infructive, who fear, and firmly confide in him.

fidence in God.

14 They lie in the hell like theep, death gnaweth upon them, and the righteous shall have domination over them in the morning: their beauty shall consume in the sepulchre out of their dwelling.

15 But God hath delivered ıny soul from the place of hell: för he shall receive me.

16 Be not thou afraid, though one be made rich : or if the glo ry

of his house be increased ;

17 For he Thall carry nothing away with him when he dieth : neither shall his pomp follow him.

18 For while he lived, he counted himself an happy man: and so long as thou douft well unto thyself, men will speak good of thee.

19 He shall follow the generation of his fathers': and fhall never see light.

Man being in honour hath no understanding: but is compared unto the beasts that perish.

|| Psalm 50.

Deus deorum.
HE Lórd, even the most mighty God hath fpoken :: and

called the world from the rising up of the fun, uáto the going down thereof.

2 Out of Sion hath God appeared : in perfect beauty. 8. Our God shall come, and shall not keep filence: there shall

before him a consuming fire, and a mighty tempest shall be ftir. sed up round about him.

4 İle shall call the heaven from above : and the earth, that he. may judge his people.

Man being in bonour bath no understanding, &ė. This are fürgetful from whom, and to what end they are deems to be more properly translated in the Bible ver- sbestowed upon them. For as furh are apt to abute them fon. Man that is in bonour and underftandetb.ner, is like to the worst of purposes: fo by the ringrattu, e to God the Beasts shat perifh. From hence we may difeers show the giver they descend to a level wi.h Brutes. dangerous riches and worldly advancement are to our l *This Piilm is of a mural inltructive nature and eternal ineretts : and especially where their pofleflors is dengnédico fhew toát God is not plaked with the


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