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cviii. 3. I will give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the people : I will sing praises unto thee among

the nations. 4. For thy mercy is greater than the heavens : and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.

lvii. 9. Awake up, my glory; awake, lute and harp : I myself will awake right early. xcii

. 2. To tell of thy loving-kindness early in the morning : and of thy truth in the night-season.

5. O LORD, how glorious are thy works : thy thoughts are very deep.

Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the beginning &c. [KENT, ARNOLD.

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Psalm lxii. 1. My soul truly waiteth still upon God : for of him cometh my salvation.

2. He verily is my strength and my salvation : he is

my defence, so that I shall not greatly fall.

5. Nevertheless, my soul, wait thou still upon God: for my hope is in him.

6. He truly is my strength and my salvation : he is my defence, so that I shall not fall.

7. In God is my health, and my glory : the rock of my might, and in God is my trust.

8. O put your trust in him alway, ye people : pour out your hearts before him, for God is our hope.

12. And thou, LORD, art merciful : for thou rewardest every man according to his work.

cxlv. 2. Every day will I give thanks unto thee : and praise thy Name for ever. Hallelujah.

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Psalm lxxxix. 1. My song shall be alway of the loving-kindness of the LORD : with my mouth will I ever be shewing forth thy truth, from one generation to another.

5. O LORD, the very heavens shall praise thy wondrous works : and thy truth in the congregation of the saints.

6. For who is he among the clouds : that shall be compared unto the LORD?

7. And what is he among the gods : that shall be like unto the LORD?

8. God is very greatly to be feared in the council of the saints : and to be had in reverence of all them that are round about him. Hallelujah.

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1. My soul is weary of life; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul. I will say unto God, O do not condemn me; shew me why thou contendest with

me.

xiv. 1. Man that is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble.

2. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and continueth not in one stay.

vii. 21. Why pardonest thou not my transgressions? why takest thou not mine iniquity from me? 13. O that thou wouldst hide me in the

grave

till thy wrath be past.

iii. 17. There the wicked cease from troubling ; there the weary are at rest.

v. 17, 18. Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth; for he maketh sore, and bindeth up; he woundeth, and maketh whole.

Is. xii. 2. Therefore I will trust, and not be afraid : for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song, and he will also become my salvation. BECKWITH.

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1. Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy Name give the praise : for thy loving mercy, and for thy truth's sake.

2. Wherefore shall the heathen say : Where is now their God?

3. As for our God, he is in heaven : he hath done whatsoever pleased him.

12. The LORD hath been mindful of us : and he . shall bless us, and increase you more and more.

16. All the whole heavens are the LORD's : the rth hath he given to the children of men.

17. The dead praise not thee, O LORD : neither all they that go down into silence.

18. But we will praise the LORD: from this time forth for evermore. Praise the LORD.

1. To thy Name give the praise for ever.

cxviii. 24. This is the day which the LORD hath made : we will rejoice and be glad in it.

cxvii. 2. For his merciful kindness is ever more and more towards us : and the truth of the LORD for ever endureth. Praise the LORD.

cxlv. 21. My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD : and let all flesh give thanks unto his holy Name for ever and ever. Hallelujah. Amen.

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LAND, W. Hayes, Nares, Dupuis, LANGDON,
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Exodus i. 8. Now there arose a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph; and he set over Israel taskmasters, to afflict them with burdens, and they made them serve with rigour,

ii. 23. And the children of Israel sighed, by reason of the bondage ; and their cry came up unto God.

Ps. cv. 26. Then sent he Moses his servant, and Aaron, whom he had chosen.

27. These shewed his signs among them, and wonders in the land of Ham.

Ex. xiv. 31. And Israel saw that great work that the LORD did upon the Egyptians, and the people feared the LORD.

xv. 17. Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance ; in the place,

O LORD, which thou hast made for thee to dwell in, in the sanctuary, 0 LORD, which thy hands have established.

18. The LORD shall reign for ever and ever.

20. And Miriam, the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.

21. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously. The LORD shall reign for ever and ever; the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.

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O ALL ye works of the LORD, bless ye the LORD ; praise him and magnify him for ever.

For holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of thy glory. Glory be to thee, O LORD most high. Hallelujah.

BECKWITH sen.

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Psalm lxvi. 1. O BE joyful in God, all ye lands : sing praises unto the honour of his Name, make his praise to be glorious.

xviii. 31. For who is God, but the LORD : or who hath any strength except our God?

xxii. 4. Our fathers hoped in thee : they trusted in thee, and thou didst deliver them.

cv. 2. O let your songs be of him, and praise him : and let your talking be of all his wondrous works.

xcix. 9. Magnify the LORD our God, and worship him

upon his holy hill : for the LORD our God is holy.

cxv. 17. The dead praise not thee, O LORD : neither all they that go down into silence.

18. But we will praise the LORD : from this time forth for evermore. xlvii. 6. O sing praises unto our God. Hallelujah.

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PSALM lxvi. 1. O BE joyful in God, all ye lands : sing praises unto the honour of his Name, make his praise to be glorious.

cxxxvi. 23. He remembered us when we were in trouble.

xlvi. 9. He maketh wars to cease in all the world.

xxxiv. 3. O praise the LORD with me : and let us magnify his Name together.

cvii. 8. O that men would therefore praise the LORD for his goodness : and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men.

xxix. 10. The LORD hath given strength unto his people : the Lord hath given his people the blessing of peace.

Īs. xlix. 13. Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; for the LORD hath comforted his people.

lii. 10. And all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God.

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Psalm lxvi. 1. O 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 wonderful 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, yo people : and make the voice of his praise to be heard.

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