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my flesh also longeth after thee, in a barren and dry land where no water is.

3 Thus have I looked for thee in holiness, that I might behold thy power and glory ;

4 For thy loving kindness is better than the life itself: my lips shall praise thee.

5 As long as I live will I magnify thee in this manner, and lift up my hands in thy Name.

6 My soul shall be satisfied,

even as it were with marrow and fatness, when my mouth praiseth thee with joyful lips. 7 Have I not rementbered thee in my bed, and thought upon thee when I was waking 2 8 Because thou hast been my helper ; therefore under the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice 9 My soul hangeth upon thee; thy right hand hath upholden me. 10 These also that seek the hurt of my soul, they shall go under the earth. 11 Let them fall upon the edge of the sword, that they may be a portion for foxes. 12 But thc King shall rejoice in God ; all they also that swear by him shall be commended ; for the mouth of them that speak lies shall be

stopped. Psalm lxiv. Exaudi, Deus. EAR my voice, O God, i in my prayer ; preserve my life from fear of the enemy.

2 Hide me from the gathering together of the froward, and from the insurrection o wicked doers; o 3 Who have whet their tongue like a sword, and shoot out their arrows, even bitter words, 4 That they may privily shoot at him that is perfect : suddenly do they hit him, and fear not. 5 They encourage \themselves in mischief, and commune among themselves, how they may lay snares; and say, that no man shall sce them. 6 They imagine wickedness and practise it; that they keep secret among themselves every man in the deep of his heart 7 But God shall suddenly shoot at them with a swift arrow, that they shall be wounded. 8 Yea, their own tongues shall make them fall ; insomuch that whoso seeth them, shall laugh them to scorn. 9 And all men that see it shall say, This hath God done; for they shall perceive that it is his work. 10 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord, and put his trust in him ; and all they that are true of heart shall be glad.

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2 Thou that hearest the prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come. S My misdeeds prevail against me : O be thou merciful unto our sins. 4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and receivest unto thee : he shall dwell in thy court, and shall be satisfied with the pleasures of thy house, even of thy holy temple. 5 Thou shalt show us wonderful things in thy righteousness, O God of our salvation: thou that art the hope of all the ends of the earth, and of them that remain in the broad sea. 6 Who in his strength setteth fast the mountains, and is girded about with power. 7 Who stilleth the raging of the sea, and the noise of his waves, and the madness of the people. 8 They also that dwell in the uttermost parts of the earth shall be afraid at thy tokens, thou that makest the out-goings of the morning and evening to praise thee. 9 Thou visitest the earth, and blessest it : thou makest it very plenteous. 10 The river of God is full of water: thou preparest their corn, for so thou providest for the earth. ll Thou waterest he r furrows; thou sendest rain into the little vallies thereof; thou makest it sof, with the drops of rain, and blessest the increase of it. 12 Thou crownest to " "

with thy goodness; and thy
clouds drop fatness.
13 They shall drop upon
the dwellings of the wilder-
ness; and the little hills shalf
rejoice on every side.
14 The folds shall be full
of sheep : the vallies also
shall stand so thick with corn,
that they shall laugh and sing.

Psalm lxvi. Jubilate Deo.

Be joyful in God, all ye lands; sing praises unto the honour of his Name; make his praise to be glorious. 2 Say unto God, O how wonderful art thou in thy works; through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies be found liars unto thee. 3 For all the world shall worship thee, sing of thee, and praise thy Name. 4 O come hither, and behold the works of God, how wondersul he is in his doing toward the children of men. 5 He turned the sea into dry land, so that they went through the water on foot; there did we rejoice thereof. 6 He ruleth with his power for ever; his eyes behold the people: and such as will not believe, shall not be able to exalt themselves. 7 O praise our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be heard ; 8 Who holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to slip. 9 For thou, O God, hast

is silver is tried.

proved us ; thou also hast tried.

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10 Thou broughtest us into the snare, and laidst trouble upon our loins. 11 Thou sufferedst men to ride over our heads; we went through fire and water, and thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place. 12 I will go into thine house with burnt-offerings, and will pay thee my vows, which I promised with my lips, and spake with my mouth, when I was in trouble. 13 I will offer unto thee fat burnt-sacrifices, with the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks and goats. 14 O come hither and hearken, all ye that fear God, and I will tell you what he hath done for my soul. 15 I called unto him with my mouth, and gave him praises with my tongue. 16 If I incline unto wickedness with mine heart, the Lord will not hear me. 17 But God hath heard me, and considered the voice of my prayer. 18 Praised be God, who hath not cast out my prayer, not turned his mercy from me.

Psalm lxvii. Deus misereatur.

OD be merciful unto us,
and bless us, and show
us the light of his countenance,
and be merciful unto us;
2 That thy way may be
known upon earth, thy saving
health among all nations.
3 Let the people praise thee,
O God; yea, let all the peo-

4 O let the nations rejoice and be glad; for thou shalt

judge the folk righteously, and

govern the nations upon earth.
5 Let the people praise thee,
O God ; let all the people
praise thee.
6 Then shall the earth bring
forth her increase ; and God,
even our own God, shall give
us his blessing.
7 God shall bless us ; and
all the ends of the world shall
fear him.

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ET God arise, and let his enemies be scattered ; let them also that hate him flee before him. 2 Like as the smoke vanisheth, so shalt thou drive them away; and like as wax melteth at the fire, so let the ungodly perish at the presence of God. 3 Butlet the righteous be glad, and rejoice before God; iet them also be merry and joyful. 4 O sing unto God, and sing praises unto his Name ; magtify him that rideth upon the heavens, as it were upon an horse; praise him in his Name JAH, and rejoice before him. 5 He is a father of the fatherless, and defendeth the cause of the widows; even God in his holy habitation. 6 He is the God that maketh men to be of one mind in

ple praise thee.

an house, and bringeth the

prisoners out of captivity; but

letteth the runagates continu,

in ScarcentSS.

7 O God, when thou wentest forth before the people : when thou wentest through

the wilderness,
8 The earth shook, and tho

heavens dropped at the presence of God; even as Sinai also was moved at the presence of God, who is the God

of Israel.

9 Thou, O God, sentest a gracious rain upon thine inhe

ritance, and refreshedst it

when it was weary.
10 Thy congregation shall

dwell therein; for thou, O

God, hast of thy goodness pre

pared for the poor.

ll The Lord gave the wold. great was the company of the

preachers.

12 Kings with their armies did flee, and were discomfited, and they of the household di

vided the spoil.
13 Though ye have lain
among the pots, yet shall ye

be as the wings of a dove that

is covered with silver wings,
and her feathers like gold.
14 When the Almighty
scattered kings for their sake,
then were they as white as
snow in Salmon. -
15 As the hill of Basan, so
is God's hill ; even an high
hill, as the hill of Basan.
16. Why hop ye so, ye high
hills this is God’s hill, in the
which it pleaseth him to dwell;
yea, the I.ord will abide in it
for ever.
17 The chariots of God are

twenty thousand, even thou-
sands of Angels; and the Lord
is among them as in the holy
place of Sinai.
18 Thou art gone up on
oigh, thou hast led captivity
captive, and received gifts for
men; yea, even for thine ene-
mies, that the Lord God might
dwell among them.
19 Plaised be the Lord dai-
ly, even the God who helpeth
us, and poureth his benefits
upon us.
20 He is our God, even the
God of whom cometh salva-

tion : God is the Lord, by
whom we escape death.
21 God shall wound the

head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such a one as goeth on still in his wickediyess.

22 The Lord hath said, I will bring my people again, as I did from Basan; mine own will I bring again, as I did sometime from the deep of the sea. 23 That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and that the tongue of thy dogs may be red through the same.

°4 It is well seen, O God, how thou goest ; how thou, my God and King, goest in the sanctuary. 25 'l he singers go before, the minstrels follow after ; in the midst are the dansels playing with the timbrels.

26 Give thanks, O Israel, unto God the Lord, in the ongregations, from the ground of the heart,

27 There is little Benjamin their ruler, and the princes of Juda their council ; the princes of Zebulon, and the Trinces of Naphtali. 28 Thy God hath sent forth strength for thee; stablish the thing, O God, that thou hast wrought in us, 29 For thy temple's sake at Jerusalem : so shall kings bring presents unto thee. 30 When the company of the spear-men, and multitude of the mighty, are scattered abroad among the beasts of the people, so that they humbly bring pieces of silver ; and when he hath scattered the people that delight in war; 31 Then shall the princes come out of Egypt; the Morians’ land shall soon stretch out her hands unto God. 32 Sing unto God, O ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord, 33 Who sitteth in the heavens over all, from the beginning : Lo, he doth send out his voice ; yea, and that a mighty voice. 34 Ascribe ye the power to God over Israel : his worship and strength is in the clouds. 35 O God, wonderful art thou in thy holy places: even the God of Israel, he will give strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.

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2 I stick fast in the deep mire, where no ground is ; I am come into deep waters, so that the floods run over me. 3 I am weary of crying, my throat is dry; my sight faileth me for waiting so long upon my God. 4 They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; they that are mine enemies, and would destroy me, guiltless, are mighty. 5 I paid them the things that I never took : God, thou knowest my simpleness, and my faults are not hid from thee. 6 Let not them that trust in thee, O Lord God of hosts, be ashamed for my cause ; let not those that seck thee be confounded through me, O Lord God of Israel. 7 And why : for thy sake have I suffered reproof; shame hath covered my face. 8 I am become a stranger unto my brethren, even an alien unto my mother's children. 9 For the zeal of thinehouse hath even eaten me, and the rebukes of them that rebuked thee, are fallen upon me. 10 I wept, and chastened myself with fasting, and that was turned to my reproof. 11 I put on sackcloth also, and they jested upon me. 12 They that sit in the gate speak against me, and the drunkards make songs upon nue. ,” But, Lord, I make my

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