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Then the earth trembled and quaked; the very foundations also of the hills shook, and were removed, because he was wroth. There went a smoke out in his presence, and a consuming fire out of his mouth; so that coals were kindled at it.

He bowed the heavens also, and came down ; and it was dark under his feet.

He rode upon the cherubim, and did fly; he came flying upon the wings of the wind.

He made darkness his pavilion; his tent round about him was dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.

At the brightness of his presence black clouds swept along, bolts of fire were kindled.

The Lord also thundered in the heaven, and the Highest gave his voice, hailstones, and coals of fire.

cast forth lightnings, and destroyed them.

The springs of waters were seen, and the foundations of the round world were discovered at thy chiding, O Lord, at the blasting of the breath of thy displeasure.

He sent down from above; he took me, he drew me out of many waters.

He sent out his arrows, and scattered them; he

He delivered me from my strongest enemy, and from those who hated me; for they were too mighty for me.

They assaulted me in the day of my trouble; but the Lord was my upholder.

He brought me forth also into a place of liberty; he brought me forth, even because he had a favour unto me.

The Lord rewarded me according to my righteous dealings; according to the cleanness of my hands did he recompense me.

For I have kept the ways of the Lord, and have not wickedly departed from my God.

For all his judgments were before me, and I did not put away his statutes from me.

I was also upright before

him; and I kept myself correction hath made me

from iniquity.


Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, so that my feet shall not slide.

Therefore hath the Lord rewarded me according to my righteous dealing, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight.

With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt show thyself upright.

With the pure thou wilt show thyself pure, and with the froward thou wilt deal according to their frowardness.

For thou wilt save the people who are in adversity; and wilt bring down the high looks of the proud. Thou also wilt light my candle; the Lord my God will make my darkness to be light.

The way of God is an undefiled way; the word of the Lord is tried; he is the defender of all who put their trust in him.

For who is God, but the Lord? or who hath any strength, except our God?

It is God who girdeth me with with strength, and maketh my way perfect.

Thou hast given me the shield of thy salvation; thy right hand also hath holden me up, and thy loving

The Lord liveth, and blessed be my strong helper; and praised be the God of my salvation.

It is he who delivereth me from mine enemies, and setteth me up above mine adversaries; thou shalt rid me from the wicked man.

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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 comfort me.

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

Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? or who shall rise up in his holy place?

Even he who hath clean hands and a pure heart, and who hath not lifted up his mind unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.

He shall receive a blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

This is the generation of those who seek him, even of those who seek thy face, O Jacob.

Lift up your heads, O ye gates, and be ye lifted Thou preparest a table up, ye everlasting doors;

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