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49 It is he that delivereth me from my cruel enemies, and setteth me up above mine adversaries: thou shalt rid me from the wicked man.
50 For this cause will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the Gentiles, and sing praises unto thy name,
51 Great prosperity_giveth he unto his king, and showeth loving kindness unto David, his anointed, and unto his seed for evermore.
THE FOURTH DAY.
Psalm 19. Cæli enarrant. THE heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament 2 One day telleth another; and one night certifieth another.
3. There is neither speech nor language; but their voices are heard among them.
4 Their sound is gone out into all lands; and their words into the ends of the world.
5 In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun; which cometh forth as a bridegroom out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a giant to run his course.
6 It goeth forth from the uttermost part of the heaven, and runneth about unto the end of it again; and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
7 The law of the LORD is an undefiled law, converting the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, and giveth wisdom unto the simple.
8 The statutes of the LORD are right, and rejoice the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, and giveth light unto the eyes.
9 The fear of the Lord is clean, and endureth for ever; the judgments of the LORD are true, and righteous altogether.
10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey, and the honey-comb.
11 Moreover, by them is thy servant taught;' and in keeping of them there is great reward.
12 Who can tell how oft he offendeth? O cleanse thou me from my secret faults.
13 Keep thy servant also from presumptuous sins, lest they get the dominion over me; so shall I be undefiled, and innocent from the great offence.
14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, 15 O LORD, my strength, and my Redeemer.
Psalm 20. Exaudiat te Dominus. THE Lord hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of
God : 2 Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Sion :
3. Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burntsacrifice:
4 Grant thee thy heart's desire, and fulfil all thy mind. 5 We will rejoice in thy salvation, and triumph in the name of the LORD our God: the LORD perform all thy petitions.
6 Now know I that the LORD helpeth his anointed, and will hear him from his holy heaven, even with the wholesome strength of his right hand.
7 Some put their trust in chariots, and some in horses; but we will remember the name of the Lord our God.
8 They are brought down and fallen; but we are risen and stand upright.
9 Save, LORD; and hear us, o King of heaven, when we call upon thee.
Psalm 21. Domine, in virtute tua. THERing shall bejoice in thy strength, O Lord; exceeding
2 Thou hast given hiin his heart's desire, and hast not denied him the request of his lips.
3 For thou shalt prevent him with the blessings of goodness, and shalt set a crown of pure gold upon his head.
4 'He asked life of thee, and thou gavest him a long life, even for ever and ever.
5 His honour is great in thy salvation; glory and great worship shalt thou lay upon him.,
6 For thou shalt give him everlasting felicity, and make him glad with the joy of thy countenance.
7. And why? because the king putteth his trust in the LORD; and in the mercy of the most Highest, he shall not miscarry:
8 All thine enemies shall feel thy hand; thy right hand shall find out them that hate thee.
9 Thou shalt make them like a fiery oven in time of thy wrath: the LORD shall destroy them in his displeasure, and the fire shall.consume them.
10 Their fruit shalt thou root out of the earth, and their seed from among the children of men.
11 For they intended mischief against thee, and imagined such a device as they are not able to perform;
12 Therefore shalt thou put them to flight, and the strings of thy bow shalt thou make ready against the face of them.
13 Be thou exalted, Lord, in thine own strength; so will we sing and praise thy power.
Psalm 22. Deus, Deus meus! My God, my Gop, look upon me! why hast thou forsaken
me ? and art so far from my health, and from the words of my complaint ?
2.O my God, I cry in the day-time, but thou hearest not; and in the night-season also I take no rest.
3 And thou continuest holy, 0 thou worship of Israel.
4 Our fathers hoped in thee; they trusted in thee, and thou didst deliver them,
5 They called upon thee, and were holpen; they put their trust in thee, and were not confounded.
6 But as for me, I am a worm, and no man; a very scorn of men, and the outcast of the people.
7 All they that see me, laugh me to scorn; they shoot out their lips, and shake their heads, saying,
8 He trusted in God, that he would deliver him; let him deliver him, if he will have him.
9 But thou art he that took me out of my mother's womb;, thou wast my hope, when I hanged yet upon my mother's breasts.
10 I have been left unto thee ever since I was born; thou art my God even from my mother's womb.
11 O go not from me; for trouble is hard at hand, and there is none to help me.
12 Many oxen are come about me; fat bulls of Basan close me in on every side.
13. They gape upon me with their mouths, as it were a ramping and a roaring lion.
14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint; my heart also in the midst of my body is even like melting wax.
15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue cleaveth to my gums, and thou shalt bring me into the dust of death.
16 For many dogs are come about me, and the counsel of the wicked layeth siege against me.
1? They pierced my hands and my feet: I may tell all my bones: they stand staring and looking upon me.
'18 They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.
19 Bút be not thou far from me, O LORD; thou art my succour, haste thee to help me.
20 Deliver my soul from the sword, my darling from the power of the dog.
21 Save me from the lion's mouth; thou hast heard me also from among the horns of the unicorns.
22 I will declare thy Name unto my brethren; in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.
23 O praise the LORD, ye that fear him: magnify him, all ye of the seed of Jacob; and fear him, all ye seed of Israel.
24 For he hath not despised nor abhorred the low estate of the poor; he hath not hid his face from him, but when he called unto him, he heard him.
25 My praise is of thee in the great congregation; my vows will I perform in the sight of them that fear him.
26 The poor shall eat, and be satisfied; they that seek after the LORD, shall praise him: your heart shall live for ever.
27 All the ends of the world shall remember themselves, and be turned unto the LORD;, and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before him.
28 For the kingdom is the LORD's, and he is the Governor among the people.
29 AU such as be fat upon earth have eaten, and wor, shipped.
30 All they that go down into the dust shall kneel before him, and no man hath quickened his own soul.
31 My seed shall serve him; they shall be counted unto the Lord for a generation.
32 They shall come, and the heavens shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, whom the LORD hath made.
Psalm 23. Dominus regit me.
2 He shall feed me in a green pasture, and lead me forth beside the waters of comfort.
3. He shall convert my soul, and bring me forth in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
4 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.
5 Thou shalt prepare a table before me against them that trouble me; thou hast anointed my head with oil, and my cup shall be full.
6 But thy loving kindness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
THE FIFTH DAY.
Psalm 24. Domini est terra.
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3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD ? or who shall rise up in his holy place?
4 Even he that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; and that hath not lift up his mind unto vanity, nor sworn to deceive his neighbour.
5 He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.
6 This is the generation of them that seek him; even of them that seek thy face, O Jacob.
7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
8. Who is the King of glory! It is the LORD strong and mighty, even the LORD mighty in battle.
9 Lift up your heads, o ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
10 Who is the King of glory? Everi the LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory.
Psalm 25. Ad te, Domine, levavi.
have put my trust in thee: O let me not be confounded, neither let mine enemies triumph over me.
2 For all they that hope in thee shall not be ashamed
but such as transgress without a cause, shall be put to confusion
3 Show me thy ways, O LORD, and teach me thy paths.
4 Lead me forth in thy truth, and learn me: for thou art the God of my salvation: in thee hath been my hope all the day long.
5 Call to remembrance, O LORD, thy tender mercies, and thy loving kindnesses, which have been ever of old.
6 O remember not the sins and offences of my youth; but according to thy mercy think thou upon me, O‘LORD, for thy goodness.
7 Gracious and righteous is the LORD; therefore will he teach sinners in the way.
8 Them that are meek shall he guide in judgment; and such as are gentle, them shall he learn his way.
9 All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth, unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
10 For thy name's sake, O LORD, be merciful unto my sin; for it is great.
11 What man is he that feareth the LORD? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.
12 His soul shall dwell at ease, and his seed shall inherit the land.
13 The secret of the LORD is among them that fear him, and he will show them his covenant.
14 Mine eyes are ever looking unto the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.
15 Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; for I am desolate, and in misery:
16 The sorrows of my heart are enlarged: 0 bring thou me out of my troubles.
17 Look upon my adversity and misery, and forgive me all my sin.
18° Consider mine enemies, how many they are; and they bear a tyrannous hate against me.
19 O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be confounded, for I have put my trust in thee.
20 Let perfectness and righteous dealing wait upon me; for my hope hath been in thee. 21 Deliver Israel, O God, out of all his troubles.
Psalm 26. Judica me, Domine. BE thou my judge, () LORD, for I have walked innocently:
my trust hath been also in the LORD, therefore shallo i not fall.
2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try out my reins and my heart.
3 For thy loving kindness is ever before mine eyes; and I will walk in thy truth.
4 I have not dwelt with vain persons; neither will I have fellowship with the deceitful.
5 I have hated the congregation of the wicked; and will not sit among the ungodly.