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name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known. § He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up : so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness. 10 And he saved them from the hand of him that hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy. 11 And the waters covered their enemles: there was not one of them left. 12 Then believed they his words; they sang his praise. 13 They soon forgat his works; they waited not for his counsel : 14 But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert. 15 And he gave them their request ; but sent leanness into their soul. 16 They envied Moses also in the camp, and Aaron the saint of the LoRD. 17. The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the company of Abiram. 18 And a fire was kindled in their company; the flame burned up the wicked. 19. They made a calf in Horeb, and worshipped the molten image. 20 Thus they changed their glory into the similitude of an ox that cateth grass. 21 They forgat God their saviour, which had done great things in Egypt; 22 Wonderous works in the land of Ham, and terrible thir:gs by the Red sea. 23 Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them. 24 Yea, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word: 25 But murmured in their tents, and hearkened not unto the voice of the LoRD. 26 Therefore he lifted up his hand against them, to overthrow them in the wilderness: 27 To overthrow their seed also among the nations, and to scatter them in the lands. 28. They joined themselves also unto Baal-peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead. 29 Thus they provoked him to anger with their inventions : and the plague brake in upon them. 30. Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and so the plague was stayed. 31 And that was counted unto him for
righteousness unto all generations for ev
crimore. 32 They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with MoŞes for their sakes: 33, Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips. 34 They did not destroy the nations,
whom they sacrificed unto the idols of
Canaan: and the land was polluted with blood. 39 Thus were they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own inventions. 40 Therefore was the wrath of the LoRD kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred his own inheritance. 41 And he gave them into the hand of the heathen ; and they that hated them ruled over them. 42 Their enemies also oppressed them, and they were brought into subjection under their hand. 43. Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel; and were brought low for their iniquity. 44 Nevertheless he regarded their affliction, when he heard their cry: 45 And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies. 46 He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives. 47 Save us, O Lord our God, and gather us from among the heathen, to give thanks unto thy holy name, and to triumph in thy praise. 48 Blessed be the Lond God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: and let all the people say, Annen. Praiseye the Lord. PSAL. CVII. 1 The sisalmist exhorteth the redeemed in firaising God, to observe his manifold firovidence, 4 over travellers, 10 over casitives, 17 over sick men, 23 over * 33 and in divers varieties of 2fe. GIVE thanks unto the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy enduret/. for ever. 2 Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy; 3 And gathered them out of the lands, froin the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south. 4 They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way ; they found no city to dwell in. 5 Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them. 6 Then they cried unto the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them out of their distresses.
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7 And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.
8 O that men would praise the Lord
for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men 9 For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with ness. 10 Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron ; 11 Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsel of the Most High : 12 Therefore he brought down their heart with labour; they fell down, and there was none to help. 13 Then they cried unto the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses. 14 He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their in sunder. 15 Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men 16 For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron in sunder. 17 Fools, because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted. 18 Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near to the gates of death. 19 Then they cry unto the Lord in , their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses. 20 He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. 21 Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men 22 And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with reioicing. 23 #. ãat go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; 24. These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep. 25 For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof. 26 They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths : their soul is melted because of trouble. 27 They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and arc at their wit’s end. 28 Then they cry unto the Lok D in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses. 29 He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. 30 Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven,
31 Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men : 32 Let them exalt him also in the confloo of the people, and praise him in e assembly of the elders. 33 He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the lo into dry ground ; 34 A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell there
35 He turneth the wilderness into a standing water, and dry ground into wao 36 And there he maketh the hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a city for habitation ; 37 And sow the fields, and plant vineyards, which may yield fruits of inCrease. 38 He blesseth them also, so that they are multiplied greatly; and suffereth not their cattle to decrease. 39 Again, they are minished and brought low through oppression, affliction, and Sorrow. 40 He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way. 41 Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock. 42 The righteous shall see it, and rejoice: and alliniquity shall stopher mouth. 43 Whoso is wise, and will observe those things, even they shall understand the loving-kindness of the Lo R.D. PSAL. CVIII. 1 David encourageth himself to fraise God. 5 He/trayeth for God's assistance according to his firomise. 11 His conJidence in God’s hel/l. A Song or Psalm of David. O GOD, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. 2 Awake, psaltery and harp : I myself will awake early. S I will praise thee, O Lo RD, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. 4 For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds. 5 Be thou coalted, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all the earth ; 6 That thy beloved may be delivered: save with thy right hand, and answer
500 Afrayer against the wicked.
will I cast out my shoe; over Philistia will I triumph. 10 Who will bring me into the strong city 2 who will lead me into Edom * 11 Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off? and wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our hosts 2 12 Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man. 13. Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our
enemies. PSAL. CIX. 1 David, com/laining of his slanderous enemies, under the fierson of Judas, devoteth them. 16 He sheiweth their sin. 21 Com/laining of his oom misery, he fraytoth for help. 30 He fromiseth thankfulness. To the chief Musician, a Psalm of David. H9. thy peace, O God of my praise ; 2 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a o -3 They compassed me about also with words of hatred ; and fought against me without a cause. 4 For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer. 5 And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love. 6 Set thou a wicked man over him : and let Satan stand at his right hand, 7. When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin. 8 Let his days be few ; and let another take his office. 9 Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow. 10 Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places. 11 Let the extortioner catch all that he hath ; and let the stranger spoil his labour. 12 Let there be none to extend mercy unto him: neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children. 13 Let his posterity be cut off; and in the generation following let their name be blotted out, 14 Let the iniquity of his fathers be remembered with the LoRD ; and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out. 15 Let them be before the Lor D continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth. 16 Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart. 17. As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him : as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.
PSALMS. David fromiseth thankfulness.
18 As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones. 19 Let it be unto him as the garment which covereth him, and for a girdle wherewith he is girded continually. 20 Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from the Lo RD, and of them that speak evil against my soul. 21 But do thou for me, O God the Lord, for thy name's sake: because thy mercy is good, deliver thou me. 22 For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me. 23 I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust. 24 My knees are weak through fasting; and my flesh faileth of fatness. 25 I liccame also a reproach unto them: when they looked upon me they shaked their heads. 26 Help me, O Lord my God: O save me according to thy mercy : 27 That they may know that this is thy hand; that thou, Lord, hast done it. 28 Let them curse, but bless thou : when they arise, let them be ashamed ; but let thy servant rejoice. 29 Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a . mantle. 30 I will greatly praise the Lord with my mouth ; yea, I will praise him among the multitude. 31 For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul. PSAL. CX. 1 The kingdom, 4 the firiesthood, 5 the conquest, 7 and the fiassion of Christ. A Psalm of David. HE Lon D said unto my Lord, sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool. 2 The LoRD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies. 3 Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth. 4 The Lord hath sworn, and will not repent, thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek. 5. The Lok D at thy right hand shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath. 6 He shall judge among the heathen, he shall fill the filaces with the dead bodies; he shall wound the heads over many countries. 7. He shall drink of the brook in the way: therefore shall he lift up the head.
The firosherity of the godly, &c. PSALMS.
PSAL. CXI. 1 The sisalmist, by his eramfile, inciteth others to fraise God for his glorious, 5 and gracious works. RAISE, ye the Lor D. I will praise the Lord with mu whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation. t 2 The works of the Lord are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein. 3 His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever. 4 He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the Lok D is gracious and full of compassion. 5 He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his Covenant. 6 He hath shewed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen. 7. The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure. 8 They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness. 9. He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name. 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginsing of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever. PSAL. CXII. 1 Godliness hath the fromises of this life, 4 and of the life to come. 10 The firosfierity of the godly shall be an eye-sore to the sticked. RAISE ye the Lon D. Blessed is the *, man that feareth the Lorp, that delighteth greatly in his commandments. 2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be lessed. 3 Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever. 4. Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous. 5 ld man sheweth favour, and londeth : he will guide his affairs with discretion. 6 Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the rightéous shall be in everlasting remembrance. .7. He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the Lori. 8 His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies, 9. He hath dispersed, he hath given to
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grieved ; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish. PSAL. CXIII. 1.An exhortation to fraise God for his excellency, 7 and/or his mercy. Pool; ye the Lord. Praise, O ye servants of the Lon D, praise the name of the Lor D. 2 Blessed be the name of the LoRD from this time forth and for evermore. 3 From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LoRD's name is to be praised. 4 The Lok D is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens. 5 Who is like unto the Lo R D our God, who dwelleth on high : 6 Who humbleth himsel/to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth! 7 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill ; 8 That he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his "... 9 He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the Lord. PSAL. CXIV. ...An exhortation, by the examsile of inani” to creation, to four God in his church. Wool Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language; 2 Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion. 3 The sea saw it, and fled: Jordan was driven back. 4. The mountains skipped like rams, and the little hills like lambs. 5 What ailed thee, () thou sea, that thou fleddest 2 thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back 2 6 Ye mountains, that ye skipped like
7. Tremble, thou earth, at the presence
| of the LoRD, at the presence of the God
of Jacob ; 8 Which turned the rock into a standing watcr; the flint into a fountain of waters. PSAL. CXV. 1 Because God is tru'u glorious, 4 and idols are vanity, 9 the sisalmist exhortet/1 to confidence in God. 12 God is to be / raised for his blessings. OT unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for
e poor ; his righteousness endureth for
4 Their idols are silver and gold; the
ever; his horn shall be exalted with hon- work of men's hands.
our. 10 The wicked shall sce it, and le
5 They have moths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not :
6 They have cars, but they hear not : noses have they, but they smell not : 7. They have hands, but they handle not : feet have they, but they walk not : neither speak they through their throat. 8. They that make them are like unto them ; so is every one that trusteth in them. 9 O Israel, trust thou in the Lord : he is their help and their shield. 10 O house of Aaron, trust in the LoR D : he is their help and their shield. 11 Ye that fear the Lon D, trust in the Lo R D : he is their help and their shield. 12 The Lor D hath been mindful of us: he will bless us ; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron. 13 He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great. 14 The Lord shall increase you more and more, you and your children. 15 Ye are blessed of the Lord which made heaven and earth. 16 The heaven, even the heavens, are the LoR p’s: but the earth hath he given to the children of men. 17 The dead praise not the Lord, neither any that go down into silence. 18 But we will bless the LoRD from this time forth and for evermore. Praise the Lo Rp. PSAL. CXVI. 1 The sisalmist frofesseth his lovc and duty to God for his deliverance. 12 He studieth to be thankful. LOVl, the LoRD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications. 2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I ove. 3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow. 4 Then called I upon the name of the LoRD ; O Lok D, I beseech thee, deliver my soul. 5 Gracious is the LoRD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful. 6 The Lord preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me. 7 Return unto thy rest, my soul ; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee. 8 For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling, 9 I will walk before the LoRD in the land of the living. 10 I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly asflicted : 11 I said in my haste, All men are liars. 12 What shall I render unto the Lor D for all his benefits toward me 2 13 I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LoRD.
Echortation to fraise God.
14 I will pay my vows unto the Lord now in the presence of all his le. 15. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. 16 O Lord, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds. 17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lo R D. 18, I will pay my vows unto the LoRD now in the presence of all his people, 19 In the courts of the Lord's house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the LoRD. PSAL. CXVII. .An exhortation to fraise God for his mercy and truth. PRAISE the Lord, all ye nations: raise him, all ye people. 2 For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the Lorn endureth for ever, Praise ve the Lord. PSAL. CXVIII. 1 An exhortation to furaise God for his mercy. 5 The fisalmist sheveth how good it is to trust in God. 19. The coming of Christ's kingdom tuftified. , GIVF, thanks unto the Lord ; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever. 2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy cmdureth for ever. 3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever. 4 Let them now that fear the Lord say, that his mercy endureth for ever. 5 I called upon the Lord in distress : the Lo R D answered me, and set me in a large place. • 6. The Lon D is on my side; I will not fear : what can man do unto me * 7. The Lord taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me. 8. It is better to trust in the LoRD than to put confidence in man. It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes. 10 All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LoRD will I destroy them. 11 They compassed me about ; yea, they compassed me about: but in the name of the Lord I will destroy them. 12 They compassed me about likebees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the Lord I will destroy them. 13 Thou hast thrust sore at me that I might fall: but the Lord helped me. 14. The Lord is my strength and song, and is become my salvation. 15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of the Lou D doeth valiantly.