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3 The enemy crieth so, and the ungodly cometh on so fast; for they are minded to do me some mischief, so maliciously are they set against In C. 4 My heart is disquieted within me, and the fear of death is fallen upon me. 5 Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and an horrible dread hath overwhelmed me. 6 And I said, O that I had wings like a dove ; for then would I flee away, and be at rest. 7 Lo, then would I get me away far off, and remain in the wilderness. 8 I would make haste to escape, because of the stormy wind and tempest. 9 Destroy their tongues, O Lord, and divide them ; for I have spied unrighteousness and strife in the city. 10 Day and night they go about within the walls thereef; mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it. ] 1 Wickedness is therein ; deceit and guile go not out of their streets. 12 For it is not an open enemy that has done me this dishonour ; for then I could have borne it : 13 Neither was it mine adversary that did magnify himself against me; for then peradventure I would have hid myself from him : 14 But it was even thou my companion, my guide,

15 We took sweet counsel together, and walked in the house of God as friends 16 Let death come hastily upon them, and let them go. down quick into hell ; for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them. 17. As for me, I will call upon God, and the Lord shall Save nine. 18 In the evening, and morning, and at noon-day, will I pray, and that instantly; and he shall hear my voice. 19 It is he that hath delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was against me ; for there were many with me. 20 Yea, even God that endureth for ever, shall hear me, and bring them down ; for they will not turn, nor fear God. 21 He laid his hands upon such as be at peace with him, and he brake his covenant. 22 The words of his mouth were softer than butter, having war in his heart; his words were smoother than oil, and yet be they very swords. 23 O cast thy burthen upon the Lord, and he shall nourish thee, and shall not suffer the righteous to fall for ever. 24 And as for them, thou, O God, shalt bring them into the pit of destruction. 25 The blood-thirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; nevertheless, my trust shall be in.

onine own familiar friend,

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I my trust in thee. 4 I will praise God because of his word : I have put my trust in God, and will not fear what flush can do unto me. 5-They daily mistake my words; all that they imagine is to do me evil. 6 They hold all together,

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and keep themselves close, me up.

and mark my steps, when they lay wait for my soul. 7 Shall they escape for their wickedness : thou, ( ) God, in thy displeasure, shalt cast them down. 8 Thou tellest my wanderings : put my tears into thy bottle ; are not these things noted in thy book 3 9 Whensoever I call upon thee, then shall mine enemies be put to flight : this I know ; for God is on my side. 10 In God’s word will I rejoice ; in the Lord's word will I comfort me. 1 Yea, in God have I put my trust ; I will not be afraid what man can do unto me

4 God shall send forth his mercy and truth : my soul is among lions.

5 And I lie even among the . children of men, that are set on fire, whose teeth are spears . and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword. .

6 Set up thyself, O God, above the heavens, and thy glory above all the earth.

7 They have laid a net for my feet, and pressed down my soul ; they have digged a pit before me, and are fallen into the midst of it themselves.

8 My heart is fixed, O God,” my heart is fixed ; I will sing, and give praise.

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in your heart upon the earth, and your hands deal with wickedness. 3 The ungodly are froward, even from their mother’s womb ; as soon as they are born, they go astray, and speak lies. 4 They are as venomous as the poison of a serpent, even like the deaf adder, that stoppeth her ears ; 5 Which refuseth to hear the voice of the charmer, charm he never so wisely. 6 Break their teeth, O God, in their mouths ; smite the jaw-bones of the lions, O Lord: let them fall away like water that runneth apace, and when they shoot their arrows, let them be rooted out. 7 Let them consume away a snail, and be like the

untimely fruit of a woman and let them not see the sun. 8 Or ever your pots be made hot with thorns, so let indignation vex him, even as a thing that is raw. 9 The righteous shall rejoice, when he seeth the vengeance ; he shall wash his footsteps in the blood of the ungodly. 10 So that a man shall say, Verily, there is a reward for the righteous; doubtless there is a God that judgeth the earth. their mouth, and swords are

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ELIVER me from mine enemies, O God; defend

me from them that rise up. against me.

2 O deliver me from the wicked doers, and save me from the blood-thirsty men.

3 For lo, they lie waiting for my soul; the mighty men are gathered against me, without any offence or fault of me, O Lord. 4 They run and prepare: themselves without my fault ; arise thou therefore to help. me, and behold.

5 Stand up, O Lord God of hosts, thou God of Israel, to visit all the heathen, and be not merciful unto them that of fend of malicious wickedness. 6 They go to and fro in the evening, they grin like a dog, and run about through the city7 Behold, they speak with

in their lips; for who doth

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have them in derision, and abroad; thou hast also been thou shalt laugh all the hea-displeased: O turn thee unto,

then to scorn.
9 My strength will I ascribe
unto thee; for thou art the
God of my refuge.
10 God showeth me his
goodness plenteously: and God
shall let me see my desire
upon mine enemies.
11 Slay them not, lest my
people forget it ; but scatter
them abroad among the peo-
ple, and put them down, O
Lord, our defence.
12 For thesinostheir mouth,
and for the words of their lips,
they shall be taken in their
pride : and why? their preach-
ing is of cursing and lies.
13 Consume them in thy
wrath ; consume them, that
they may perish, and know
that it is God that ruleth in
Jacob, and unto the ends of
the world.
14 And in the evening they
will return, grin like a dog,
and will go about the city.
15 They will run here and
there for meat, and grudge if
they be not satisfied.
16 As for me, I will sing of
thy power, and will praise thy
mercy betimes inthe morning;
for thou hast been my defence
and refuge in the day of my
trouble.
17 Unto thee, O my strength.
will I sing ; for thou O God,
art my refuge, and my mer-

us again.
2 Thou hast moved the land
and divided it: heal the sores

, thereof, for it shaketh.

3 Thou hast showed thy people heavy things; thou hast given us a drink of deadly Wine. 4 Thou hast given a token for such as fear thee, that they may triumph because of the truth. 5 Therefore were thy beloved delivered: help me with thy right hand, and hear me. 6 God hath spoken in his holiness, I will rejoice and divide Sichem, and mete out the valley of Succoth. 7 Gilead is mine, and Manasses is mine ; Ephraim also is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver; 8 Moab is my wash-pot ; . over Edom will I cast out my shoe; Philistia, be thou glad of me. 9 Who will lead me into the strong city ? who will bring me into Edom 2 10 Hast not thou cast us out, O God 2 wilt not thou, O God, go out with our hosts 2 11 O be thou our help in trouble; for vain is the help of man. 12 Through God will we do great acts; for it is he that shall tread down ou"

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Psalm lxi. Exaudi, Deus. EAR my crying, O God, give ear unto my prayer. 2 From the ends of the earth will I call upon thee, when my heart is in heaviness. 3 O set me up upon the rock that is higher than I; for thou hast been my hope, and a strong tower for me against the enemy. 4 I will dwell in thy tabernacle for ever, and my trust shall be under the covering of thy wings. 5 For thou, O Lord, hast heard my desires, and hast given an heritage unto those that fear thy Name. 6 Thou shalt grant the King a long life, that his years may endure throughout all generations. 7. He shall dwell before God for ever; O prepare thy lov. ing mercy and faithfulness. that they may preserve him. & So will I always sing praise unto thy Name, that I may daily perform my vows.

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shall ye be, and like a broken hedge. 4 Their device is only how to put him out whom Ged will exalt; their delight is in lies; they give good words with their mouth, but curse with their heart. . 5 Nevertheless, my soul wait thou still upon God; for my hope is in him. 6 He truly is my strength, and my salvation; he is my defence, so that I shall not fall. . 7 In God is my health and my glory, the rock of my might; and in God is my trust. 8 O put your trust in him alway, ye people; pour out your hearts before him ; for God is our hope. 9 As for the children of men, they are but vanity; the children of men are deceitful upon the weights; they are altogether lighter than vanity itself. 10 O trust not in wrong and robbery; give not yourselves unto vanity : if riches increase, set not your heart upon them. 11. God spake once, and twice I have also heard the

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