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53 Horror hath taken hold upon me, because of the wicked that forsake thy law.

54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

55 I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.

56 This I had, because I kept thy precepts.


57 Thou art my portion; O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.

58 I entreated thy favour with my whole heart: be mercisul unto me according to thy word.

59 I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.

60 I made haste, and delayed not, to keep thy commandments.

61 The bands of the wicked have robbed mer but I have not forgotten thy law.

62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks uu. to thee, because of thy righteous judgments.

63 I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts, .

64 The earth, O Lord, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes.


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65 Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, o LORD, according unto thy word.!

66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge; for I have believed thy commandments.

67 Before I was afflicted, I went astray; but now have I kept thy word.

68 Thou art good, and doest good: teach me thy statutes.

69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

70 Their heart is as fat as grease: but I de· light in thy law.

71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted ; that I might learn thy statutes.

72 The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.


73 Thy hands have made me, and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me: because I have boped in thy word.

75 I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, that thou in faithfulness has afflicted me.

76 Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

77 Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight. .

78 Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.

79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.

80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed.


81 My soul fainteth for thy salvation; but I hope in thy word.

82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?

83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.

84 How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?

85 The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law.

86 All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me. 87 They had almost consumed me upon

earth : but I forsook not thy precepts.

88 Quicken me after thy loving-kindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.

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89 For eper, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven,

90 Thy faithfulness is unto all generations; thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.

91 They continue this day according to thine ordinances : for all are thy servants.

92 Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

93 I will never forget thy precepts : -for with them thou hast quickened me.

94 I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts.

95 The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

96 I have seen an end of all perfection : but thy commandment is exceeding broad.


97 O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day,

98 Thou, through thy commandments, has made me wiser thau mine enemies; for they are ever with me,

99 I have more understanding than all my teachers; for thy testimonies are my meditation.

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