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2 The hills stand about Jerusalem: even to standeth tije Lord round about his people, from this time forth for evermore. 3 For the rod of the ungodly cometh not into the lot of the righteous : lest the righteous put their hand unto wickedness.
4 Do well, O Lord: unto those that are good and true of heart.
5 As for such as turn back unto their own wickedness: the Lord shall lead them forth with the evil doers, but peace shall be upon Ifrael.
Sion: then were we like unto them that dream. 2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter : and our tongue with joy.
3 Then said they among the heathen: The Lord hath done great things for them.
4 Yea, the Lord hath done great things for us already: whereof we rejoyce. 5 Turn our captivity, O Lord : as the rivers in the south.
6 They that fow in tears : shall reap in joy. 7 He that now goeth on his way weeping, and beareth forth good seed : Ihall doubtlesscome again with joy and bring his sheaves with him.
Nisi Dominus. Psal. 127. Except the Lord build the house : their labour is bit
that 2 Except the Lord keep the city : the watchman waketh but in vain. 3 It is but lost labour that ye haste to rise up early, and fo late take rest, and eat the bread of carefulness: for so he giveth his beloved sleep. 4 Lo, children and the fruit of the womb : are an herifage and gift that cometh of the Lord.
5 Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant : even so are the young children.
6 Happy is the inan that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.
Beati omnes. Pfal. 128. B Lefted are all they that fear the Lord : and walk in
2 For thou shalt eat the labours of thine hands : 0 well is thee, and happy shalt thou be.
3 Thy wife shall be as the fruitful vine : upon the walls of thine house.
4 Thy children like the olive-branches : round about thy table. 5 Lothus shall the man be blessed: that feareth the Lord
6 The Lord from out of Sion shall so bless thee : tha thou shalt see, Jerusalem in prosperity all thy life long.
7 Yea, that thou shalt see thy childrens children: anc peace upon Ifrael.
Sæpe expugnaverunt. Pfal. 129.
up: may 2 Yea, many a time have they vexed me from my yout up: but they have not prevailed against me. 13 The plowers plowed upon my back: and made lon furrows.
4 But the righteous Lord : hath hewn the fijares of th ungodly in pieces.
5 Let them be confounded and turned backward : a many as have evil will at Sion.
6 Let them be even as the grass growing upon the house tops : which withereth afore it be plucked up.
7 Whereof the mower filleth not his hand: neither he that bindeth up the shcaves, his bosom.
8 So that they who go-by say not so much as, The Lor prosper you: we with you good luck in the Name of th Lord.
M Anouchtime have they fought against me from my
De profundis. Pfal. 130. ut of the deep have I called unto thee, O Lord
Lord, hear iny voice. 2 Olet thine ears consider well : the voice of my com plaint.
3 If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amifs: O Lord, who may abide it? 4 For there is mercy with thee : therefore shalt thou be feared. 5 I look for the Lord, my soul doth wait for him : i his word is my trust.
6 My soul fleeth unto the Lord : before the morning watch, I say, before the morning watch.
70 Ísrael, trust in the Lord, for with the Lord there i mercy: and with him is plenteous redemption. 8 And he shall redeem Ifrael : from all his sins.
Domine, non eft. Pfal. 13.1.
Lord, I am not high-minded : I have no prou
looks. 2 I do not exercise my self in great matters : which are too high for me.
3 But 'I refrain my soul, and keep it low, like as a chile that is weaned from his mother : yea, my soul is even a a weaned child.
4.0 Israel, trust in the Lord: from this time forth fo evermore.
Memento, Domine. Pfal. 132. Ord, remember David: and all his trouble. 0 2 How he fware unto the Lord : and vowed a voi junto the Almighty God of Jacob.
3 I will not come within the tabernacle of mine house nor climb up into my bed ;
4 I will not fuffer mine eyes to sleep, nor mine eye-lid to slumber: neither the temples of my head to tak ny rest, Ś Until'I find out a place for the temple of the Lord
un habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.
6 Lo, we heard of the fame at Ephrata: and found it in the wood.
- We will go into his tabernacle: and fall low on our nees before his footstool. 8 Arise, O Lord, into thy resting place: thou, and the ark of thy Itrength.
Let thy prielts be clothed with righteousness: and let zly saints sing with joyfulness.
io For thy servant Davids fake : turn not away the pre Hence of thine Anointed.
11 The Lord hath made a faithful oath unto David : and he shall not shrink from it;
☺ 12 Of the fruit of thy body. Thall I set upon thy feat.
13 If thy children will keep my covenant, and my testimonies that I shall learn them : their children also shall Fit upon thy feat forevermore.
14 For the Lord hath chosen Sion to be an habitation for himself: he hath longed for her.
15 This shall be my rest for ever : here will I dwell, for I have a delight therein.
16 I will bless her victuals with increase: and will satise her poor with bread.
17 I will deck her priests with health: and her saints Niall rejoyce and sing..
18 There shall I make the horn of David to flourish :I have ordained a lantern for mine Anointed.
As for his enemies, I shall clothe them with shame: but upon himself shall his crown flourish.
Ecce, quam bonum. Pfal. 133. Below homogendrand joyful a thing it is : brethren
to in unity 2 It is like the precious cintment upon the head,that ran down unto the beard: even unto Aarons beard, and went down to the skirts of his clothing.
3 Like as the dew of Hermon : which fell upon the hill of Sion. 4 For there the Lord promised his blelling : and life for evermore.
Ecce nunc. Pral. 134. Behold now, praise the Lord : all ye fervants of this
. 2 Ye that by night stand in the house of the Lord: even in the courts of the house of our God. 3 Lift up your hands in the fanctuary: and praise tiic. Lord.
4 The Lord that made heaven and earth': 'give thice blessing out of Sion.
Ti Laudate nomen. Pfal. 135"*11. O O . :
Praise the Lord, laud'ye the Naine of the Lord:
praise ir, Oye servants of the Lord; 2 Ye that stand in the house of the Lord in the courts of the house of our God. Ollo 3.O praise the Lord, for the Lord is gracious! O sing praises unto his Name, for it is lovely.
4 For why ? the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto himself : and Israel for his own possellion.
$ For I know that the Lord is great: and that our Lord is above all gods.
6 Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth : and in the sea, and in all deep places.
7 He bringeth forth the clouds from the ends of the world : and sendeth forth lightnings with the rain, bringing the winds out of
his treasures. 8 He smote the first-born of Egypt: both of man and beast. 9
He hath sent tokens and wonders into the midst of thee, Othou land of Egypt : upon Pharaoh, and all his servants.
10 He fmote divers' nations: and flew mighty kings; 11 Sehon king of the Amorites, and Og the king Bafan: and all the kingdoms of Canaan;