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With my voice unto Jehovah do My heart within me is desolate.
I make supplication.

5 I remember the days of old ;
2 I pour out my complaint before I meditate on all thy doings;

I muse on the work of thy hands. I show before him


trouble. 3 When my spirit

6 I spread forth my hands unto

thee: whelmed within me,

My soul thirsteth after thee, as a Thou knewest my path.

weary land.

Selais In the way wherein I walk 7 Make 'haste to answer me, O Have they hidden a snare for Jehovah; my spirit faileth:

Hide not thy face from me, my right hand, and Lest I become like them that go

down into the pit. For there is no man that know 8 Cause me to hear thy lovingkind

ness in the morning;
Refuge hath failed me;

For in thee do I trust:
No man careth for my soul.

Cause to know the way 5 I cried unto thee, O Jehovah ;

wherein I should walk; I said, Thou art my refuge,

For I lift up my soul unto thee. My portion in the land of the 9 Deliver me, Ö Jehovah, from living.

mine enemies :

4 I flee unto thee to hide me. For I am brought very low :

10 Teach me to do thy will ;
Deliver me from my persecutors;

For thou art my God:
For they are stronger than I. 5 Thy Spirit is good ;
7 Bring my soul out
of prison,

Lead me in 6 the land of upright-
That I may give thanks unto thy

11 Quicken me, O Jehovah, for thy The righteous shall ? compass me

name's sake:

In thy righteousness bring my For thou wilt deal bountifully

soul out of trouble. 12 And in thy lovingkindness cut

off mine enemies, Prayer for Deliverance and Guidance.

And destroy all them that afflict A Psalm of David.

my soul;

For I am thy servant. 143 Hear my prayer, O Je

hovah; give ear to my

In thy faithfulness answer me,

Prayer for Rescue. A happy People

and in thy righteousness.
2 And enter not into judgment

A Psalm of David.
with thy servant;

Who teacheth' my hands to war, 3 For the enemy hath persecuted

And my fingers to fight: my soul;

2 My lovingkindness, and my He hath smitten my life down to fortress,

My high tower, and my deHe hath made me to dwell in

liverer; dark places, as those that have My shield, and he in whom I been long dead.

take refuge ; 4 Therefore 3 is my spirit over

Who subdueth my people under whelmed within me;

me. 1 Or, fainted

4 Heb. Unto thee have I hidden. 2 Or, crown themselves because of me

5 Or, Let thy good Spirit lead ma 3 Or, my spirit fainteth

6 Or, a plain country


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3 Jehovah, what is man, that thou Jehovah extolled for his Goodness and takest knowledge of him?

Power. Or the son of man, that thou makest account of him?

A Psalm of praise ; of David. 4 Man is like to lvanity: His days are as a shadow that 145 I will

extol thee, my God,

O King ; passeth away.

And I will bless thy name for 5 Bow thy heavens, 0 Jehovah, ever and ever. and come down :

2 Every day will I bless thee; Touch the mountains, and they And I will praise thy name for shall smoke.

ever and ever. 6 Cast forth lightning, and scatter 3 Great is Jehovah, and greatly to them;

be praised; Send out thine arrows, and dis And his greatness is unsearchable. comfit them.

4 One generation shall laud thy 7 Stretch forth thy hand from works to another, above;

And shall declare thy mighty! Rescue me, and deliver me out of acts. great waters,

5 Of the glorious majesty of thine Out of the hand of aliens;

honor, 8 Whose mouth speaketh deceit, And of thy wondrous works, will And whose right hand is a right I meditate. hand of falsehood.

6 And men shall speak of the 9 I will sing a new song unto thee, might of thy terrible acts; O God:

And I will declare thy greatness. Upon a psaltery of ten strings 7 They shall utter the memory of will I sing praises unto thee.

thy great goodness, 10 Thou art he that giveth salvation And shall sing of thy righteous

unto kings; Who rescueth David his servant 8 Jehovah is gracious, and mercifrom the hurtful sword.

1 11 Rescue me, and deliver me out Slow to anger, and of great lovof the hand of aliens,


P Whose mouth speaketh deceit, 9 Jehovah is good to all ; And whose right hand is a right And his tender mercies are over hand of falsehood.

all his works.

10 All thy works shall give thanks 12 When our sons shall be as plants unto thee, O Jehovah; grown up in their youth,

And thy saints shall bless thee.
And our daughters as corner- 11 They shall speak of the glory of #

stones hewn after the fashion thy kingdom,
of a palace;

And talk of thy power;
13 When our garners are full, afford- | 12 To make known to the sons of
ing all manner of store,

men his mighty acts, And our sheep bring forth thou And the glory of the majesty of

TL sands and ten thousands in our his kingdom. fields;

13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting 14 When our oxen are well laden;

kingdom, When there is no breaking in And thy dominion endureth and no 2 going forth,

throughout all generations. And no outcry in our streets:

14 Jehovah upholdeth all that fall, 15 Happy is the people that is in

And raiseth up all those that are

bowed down.
happy is the people whose 15 The eyes of all wait for thee;
is Jehovah.

And thou givest them their food
breath. 2 Or, sallying

in due season.



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And bindeth the number of the

16 Thou openest thy hand,

Jehovah loveth the righteous; And satisfiest the desire of 9 Jehovah preserveth the every living thing.

journers; 17 Jehovah is righteous in all his He upholdeth the fatherless and ways,

widow; And gracious in all his works. But the way of the wicked he 18 Jehovah is nigh unto all them 4 turneth upside down. that call upon him,

10 Jehovah will reign for ever, To all that call upon him in Thy God, o Zion, unto all gentruth.

erations. 19 He will fulfil the desire of them 2 Praise

ye Jehovah. that fear him; He also will hear their cry, and Praise for Jerusalem's Restoration will save them.

and Prosperity. 20 Jehovah preserveth all them that

147 For it is good to sing

2 Praise love him;

ye Jehovah; But all the wicked will he de

praises unto our God; stroy. 21 My mouth shall speak the praise

For it is pleasant, and praise is of Jehovah;

comely. And let all flesh bless his holy

2 Jehovah doth build up Jerusa

lem; name for ever and ever.

He gathereth together the out

casts of Israel. Praise to Jehovah the abundant

3 He healeth the broken in heart, Helper.

their 6 wounds. 2 Praise ye Jehovah.

4 He counteth
Praise Jehovah, O my stars ;

2 While I live will I praise Jeho-

Hecalleth them all by their names. 5 Great is our Lord, and mighty in

power ;
I will sing praises unto my God
while I have any being.

His understanding is infinite. 3 Put not your trust in princes,

6 Jehovah upholdeth the meek: Nor in the son of man, in whom

He bringeth the wicked down to

the ground.
there is no help.
4 His breath goeth forth, he re-

7 Sing unto Jehovah with thanks

giving; In that very day his

Sing praises upon the harp unto

8 Who covereth the heavens with 5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help,


Who prepareth rain for the Whose hope is in Jehovah his

earth, 6 Who made heaven and earth,

Who maketh grass to grow upon

the mountains. The sea, and all that in them is ;

9 He giveth to the beast his food, Who keepeth truth for ever; 7 Who executeth justice for the

And to the young ravens which

cry. oppressed;

10 He delighteth not in the strength Who giveth food to the hungry. of the horse : Jehovah looseth the prisoners ; 8 Jehovah openeth the eyes of the

He taketh no pleasure in the legs

of a man. Jehovah raiseth up them that are

11 Jehovah taketh pleasure in them

that fear him,

4 Or, maketh crooked 1. Or, satisfiest every living thing with favor

5 Or, For he is good : sing praises unto 3 Or, purposes God; For he is gracious

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blind ;
bowed down;

2 Heb. Hallelujah.

In those that hope in his loving 6 He hath also established them kindness.

for ever and ever: 12 Praise Jehovah, 0 Jerusalem; He hath made a decree 4 which Praise thy God, o Zion.

shall not pass away. 13 For he hath strengthened the 7 Praise Jehovah from the earth, bars of thy gates;

Ye sea-monsters, and all deeps ; He hath blessed thy children 8 Fire and hail, snow and vapor; within thee.

Stormy wind, fulfilling his word; 14 He maketh 1 peace in thy bor 9 Mountains and all hills ; ders ;

Fruitful trees and all cedars; He filleth thee with the 2 finest 10 Beasts and all cattle ; of the wheat.

Creeping things and Áying birds; 15 He sendeth out his command- 11 Kings of the earth and all ment upon earth;

peoples; His word runneth very swiftly. Princes and all judges of the 16 He giveth snow like wool ;

earth; He scattereth the hoar-frost like 12 Both young men and virgins; ashes.

Old men and children : 17 He casteth forth his ice like 13 Let them praise the name of morsels :

Jehovah; Who can stand before his cold? For his name alone is exalted ; 18 He sendeth out his word, and His glory is above the earth and melteth them :

the heavens. He causeth his wind to blow, and 14 And he hath lifted up 5 the horn the waters flow.

of his people, 19 He showeth his word unto Jacob, The praise of all his saints ; His statutes and his ordinances Even of the children of Israel, a unto Israel.

people near unto him. 20 He 'hath not dealt so with any 3 Praise ye Jehovah.

nation; And as for his ordinances, they have not known them.

Israel invoked to praise Jehovah. 3 Praise ye Jehovah.


3 Praise ye Jehovah.

Sing unto Jehovah a new The whole Creation invoked to praise

song, Jehovah.

And his praise in the assembly

of the saints. 148 3 Praise ye Jehovah.

2 Let Israel rejoice in him that Praise ye Jehovah from

made him: the heavens:

Let the children of Zion be joy. Praise him in the heights.

ful in their King. 2 Praise ye him, all his angels : 3 Let them praise his name in the Praise ye him, all his host.

dance: 3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: Praise him, all ye stars of light.

Let them sing praises unto him

with timbrel and harp. 4 Praise him, ye heavens of heav

4 For Jehovah taketh pleasure in ens,

his people : And ye waters that are above the heavens.

He will beautify the meek with

6 salvation. 5 Let them praise the name of Jehovah;

5 Let the saints exult in glory :, For he commanded, and they

Let them sing for joy upon their

were created.

4 Or, which none shall transgress
2 Heb. fat of wheat.
Tleb. Hallelujah.

5 Or, a horn for his people, A praise for all his saints, Even for 8c.

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6 Let the high praises of God be Praise him in the firmament of in their mouth,

his power. And a two-edged sword in their 2 Praise him for his mighty

acts: 7 To execute vengeance upon the Praise him according to his exnations,

cellent greatness. And punishments upon the peo 3 Praise him with trumpet sound : ples;

Praise him with psaltery and 8 To bind their kings with chains, harp. And their nobles with fetters of 4 Praise him with timbrel and

9 To execute upon them the judg Praise him with stringed instru-
ment written:

ments and pipe.
2 This honor have all his saints. 5 Praise him with loud

3 Praise
ye Jehovah.

bals :

Praise him with high sounding Call to praise God with Musical Instru

cymbals. ments.

6 Let everything that hath breath 150 3 Praise ye Jehovah.

praise 4 Jehovah.
Praise God in his sanc-

3 Praise ye Jehovah.
tuary :
1 Heb. throat.

4 Heb. Jah.
2 Or, He is the honor of all his saints
3 Heb. Hallelujah.

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