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11 They compassed me about ; yea, they thee: 0 let me not wander from thy comcompassed me about: but in the name of the mandments. Lord I will destroy them.

11 Thy word bave I hid in mine hearly 12 They compassed me about like bees; that I might not sin against thee. they are quenchied as the fire of thorns : for 12 Blessed art thou, O LORD : teach me in the name of the Lord I will destroy them. diy statutes.

13 Thou hast thrust sore at me, that I 13 Wills my lips bave I declared all the might fall: but the Lord helped me. Ludgments of thy inou:ll.

14 The Lord is my strength and song, and 14 I baye rejoiced in tlie way of thy testiis become my salvation.

monies, as much as in all riches. 15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation is 15 I will ineditale in thy precepts, and in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right have respect unto thy ways. hand of the Lord doeth valiantly.

16 I will delight myself in thy statutes : 1 16 The right hand of the Lord is exalted; will not forget thy word. the right hand of the Lord doeth valiantly.

GIMEL. 177 shall not die, but live, and declare the 17 Deal boumifully with thy servant, that works of the Lord.

I may live, and keep thy word. 18 'The Lord hatlı chastened me sore: but 18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may be. he hath not given me over unto death. hold wondrous things out of thy law.

19 Open to me the gates of righteousness : 19 I am a stranger in the earth; bide not I will go in to them, and I will praise the thy commandments from me. LORD:

20 My soul breaketh for the longing tha. 20 This gate of the LORD, into which the it halh unto thiy judgments at all times. rigliteous shall enter.

21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are I will praise thee; for thou hast heard cursed, which do err from ihy command me, and art become my salvation.

22 The stone which the builders refused 29 Remove from me reproach and con is become the liead stone of the corner. templ; for I have kept thy iestimonies.

23 This is the LORD's doing; it is marvel Princes also did sit und speak against me: 'ous in our eyes.

but thy servant did ineditate in thy statutes. 24 This is the day which the Lord liath 24 Thy testiinonies also are my delighi, made ; we will rejoice and be glad in it. (and

my counsellors. 25 Save now, I beseech thee, O Lord; 0

DALETII. LORD. I beseech thee, send now prosperity. 25 My soul cleaveth unto the dust : quicken

26 Blessed be he that cometh in the name thou me according to thy word. of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the 26 I have declared my ways, and thou bouse of the LORD.

beardest me: teach me thy statutes. 27 God is the LORD, which batlı shewed 27 Make me to understand the way of thy as light: bind the sacrifice with cords, eren precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous unto the horns of the altar.

works. 28 Thou art my God, and I will praise 28 My soul melteth for heaviness : strengththee; thou art my God, I will exalt thee. en thou me according unto thy word.

29 ( give thanks unto the LORD; for he 29 Remove from me the way of lying; and is good : for bis mercy endureth for ever. grant me thy law graciously. PSALM CXIX.

30 I have closen the way of truth: thy ALEPH.

judgments have I laid before me. B LESSED are the undefiled in the way, 3) I have stuck into thy testimonies: 0

who walk in the law of the Lord). LORD), put me hol to shame. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, 32 i will run the way of thy commandand that seek luin with the whole heart. ments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart. 3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in

HE. kis ways.

33 Teach me, O Lord), the way of thy 4 Thou hast conimanded us to keep thy statutes, and I shall keep it unto the end. precepts diligently.

34 Give me understanding, and I shall 5 Oh that my ways were directed to keep keep thy law ; yea, I shall observe it with by statutes !

my whole heart. 6 Then shall I not be ashained, when I 35 Make me to go in the path of thy comkave respect unto all thy commandments. mandments; for therein do 1 delight.

7 I will praise thee with upriglitness of 36 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, heart, when I shall bave learned thy righ- and not to covelousness. teous judgments.

37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding 8 I will keep thy slatutes: O forsake me vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way. not utterly.

33 Stablish thy word unto thy servant, BETH.

who is devoted to thy fear. 9 Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse 39 Turn away my reproach which I fear : his way? By taking heed therelo according for thy judgments are good. o thy word?

40 Behold, I have longed after thy pre 10 With my whole heart have I soughtícepts ; quicken me in the righteousness,


70 Their heart is as fat as groase. but I 41 Let thy mercies come also unto me, delight in thy law. O Lord; even thy salvation, according to 71 It is good for me that I have been ar thy word.

Aicted; that I might learn thy statutes. 42 So shall I have wherewith to answer 72 The law of thy mouth is better unto him that reproacheth me : for I trust in thy me than thousands of gold and silver. word.

JOD). 43 And take not the word of truth utterly 73 Thy hands have made me, and fashionout of my mouth; for I have hoped in thyed me: give me understanding, that I pray" judgments.

learn thy commandments. # So shall I keep thy law continually for 74 They that fear tliee will be glad when ever and ever.

they see me ; because I have hoped in this 45 And I will walk at liberty : for I seek word. thy precepts.

75 I know, O Lori), that thv judgments 40 I will speak of thy testimonies also be- are riglie, and that thou in faithfulness last sore kings, and will noi be ashamed.

afflicted me. 47 And I will delighit myself in thy coin 76 Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness mandments, which I have loved.

be for my comfort, according to thy word 48 My hanus also will I lift up unto thy unto thy servant. coinmandinents, which I have loved; and 77 Let thy tender mercies come unto me, I will meditate in thy statuies.

that I may live: for thy law is my delight. ZAIN.

78 Let the proud be ashamed; for they 49 Remember the word unto thy servant, dealt perversely with me willioul a cause ; upon which thou hast caused me to hope. brut I will meditate in thy precepts.

50 This is my comfort in my affliction : 79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, for thy word hath quickened me.

and those that have known thiy testimonies. 51 The proud have had me greatly in deri 80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes sion: yet liave I not declined from thy law, that I be not asliamed. 52 I remembered thy judgments of old, 0

CAPH. LORD; and have comforted myself. 81 My soul sainteth for thy salvation , but

53 Horror bath taken hold upon me, be- I hope in thy word. cause of the wicked that forsake thy law. 82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying:

54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the When wilt thou comfort me? bouse of my pilgrimage.

83 For I am become like a bottle in the 55 I have remembered thy name, O Lord, smoke; yet do I not forget thy statules. in the night, and have kepi thy law. 81 How many are the days of thy servant 56 This I had, because I kept iliy precepts. wher wilt thou execute judgmeni on them CHETH.

that persecike me ? 57 Thou art my portion, O Lord):1 hiave 35. The proud have digged pi:s for me, said that I would keep thy words.

which ure not afier thy law. 58 I entreated thy favour with my whole 86 All thy commandments are faithful: they heart : be mercisul unto me according to thy persecute me wrongfully; help thou me. word.

87 They had almost consumed me upon 59 I thought on my ways, and turned my earth: buil forsook not tliv precepts. feet unto thy testimonies.

85 Quicken me after they loving-kindness; 60 I made laste, and delayed not to keep so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth thy coinmandments.

LAMED, 61 The bands of the wicked bave robbed 89 For ever, O LORD), 111y word is sellleri me: but I have not forgotten thy law. in liearen.

62 At midniglit I will rise to give thanks un 90 Thy faith.fwness is unto all generations: to thee, because of thy righteous judgments. thou hasi established the carth, and it abidethi.

63 l am a companion of all them that fear 91 They continue this day according to thee, and of them that keep thy precepts. line ordinances : for all are thy servants.

64 The earth, O Lord, is full of thy mer 92. Unless thy law had been my deligiils, I cy: teach me thy statules.

should then have perished in mine affliction. TETH.

93 I will never forget thy precepls : for 65 Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, with them thou hast quickened me. O LORD, according unto thy word.

911 am thine, save me · for I have sought 66 Teach me good judgment and know-tly precepts. Jedge : for I have believed thy command 95 The wicked have waited for me to de. ments.

stroy me: 'but I will consider thy testi67 Before I was afflicted I went astray; monies. but now have I kept thy word.

96 I have seen an end of all perfection : 68 Thou art good, and doest good: teach bul thy commandment is exceeding broad. me thy statutes.

MEM. 69 I'he proud have forged a lie against me: 97 O how love I thy law! it is my medi. but I will keep thy precepts with my whole tation all the day. beurt.

98 Thou, through thy commandments,

hast made me wiser than mine eremies : for 127 Therefore I love thy commandments they are ever with me.

above gold, yea, above fine gold. 99 I have more understanding than all my 128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts leachers : for thy testimonies are my medita- concerning all things to be right; and I hate 'ion.

every false way. 100 I understand more than the ancients;

PE. because I keep thy precepts.

129 Thiy testimonies are wonderful: there101 I have refrained my feet from every fore doib iny soul keep them. evil way, that I might keep thy word. 130 The entrance of thy words giveth light;

102 I have not departed from thy judg. it giveth understauding unto the simple. ments : for thou hast taught me.

131 I opened my mouth, and panted : for 103 How sweet are thy words unto my I longed for thy commandments. laste! yea, sweeter than boney to my mouth! 132 Look thou upon me, and be merciful

104 Through thy precepis I get under- unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that standing : therefore I hate every false way. love thy name. NUN.

133 Order my steps in thy word : and lel 105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and not any iniquity liave dominion over me. a light unto my path.

131 Deliver me from the oppression of 106 I have sworn, and I will perform it, man: so will I keep thy precepts. that I will keep thy righteous judgments. 135 Make thy face to shine upon thy ser

107 I am afflicted very much: quicken me, vant; and teach me thy statutes. O Lord, according unto thy word.

136 Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, 108 Accept, I beseech thee, the free-will- because they keep not thy law. offerings of my mouth, O Lord, and teach

TZADDI. mne thy judgments.

137 Righteous art thou, O LORD, and up109 My soul is continually in my hand : right are ihy judgments. yet do I not forget thy law.

138 Thy testimonies that thou hast com110 The wicked have laid a snare for me: manåed are righteous and very faithful. .ct I erred not from thy precepts.

139 My zeal hath consumed me; because 111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an mine enemies have forgotter thy words. Jeritage for ever : for they are the rejoicing 140 Thy word is very pure : therefore thy of my lieart.

servant loveth it. 112 I have inclined inine heart to perform 141 I am small and despised; yet do not I by statutes alway, eren unto the end. forget thy precepts. SAMECH.

142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting 113 I hate vain thouglits: but thy law do righteousness, and thy law is the truth. love.

143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold 114 Thou art my hiding-place and my on me; yet thy commandments are my dethield : 1 hope in thy word.

lights. 115 Depart from me, ye evil-doers : for I $141 The righteousness of thy testimonies will keep the commandments of my God. is everlasting : give me understanding, and

116 Uphold me according unto thy word, I shall live. that I may live : and let me not be ashained

KOPH. of my hope.

145 I cried with my whole heart; hear me, 117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: O Lord; I will keep thy statutes. and I will have respect unto thy statutes con 116 I cried unto tiiee ; save me, and I shall inually.

keep thy testimonies. 118 Thou last trodden down all them 147 / prevented the dawning of the morn. that err from thy stalules : for their deceit is ing, and cried : I hoped in thy word. salsehood.

148 Mine eyes prevent the night-watches, 119 Thou puttest away all the wicked of that I might meditate in thy word. the earth like dross : therefore I love thy tes 119 Hear my voice, according unto thy Liinonies.

loving-kindness: 0 LORD, quicken me ac120 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; cording to thy judgment. and I am afraid of thy judgments.

150 They draw nigh that follow after misAIN.

chief: they are far from thy law. 121 I have done judgment and justice : 151 Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy leave me not to mine oppressors.

commandments are truth. 122 Be surety for thy servant for good : 152 Concerning thy testimonies, I have let not the proud oppress me.

known of old that thou hast founded them for 123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and ever. for the word of thy righteousness.

RESH. 124 Deal with thy servant according unto 153 Consider mine affliction, and deliver thy mercy, and teach me thy slalutes. me ; for I do not forget thy law.

125 I am thy servant; give me understand 154 Plead my cause, and deliver me : ing, that I may krow thy testimonies. quicken me according to tby word.

126 It is time for thee, LORD, to work; for 155 Salvation is far from the wicked: for they have made void thy law.

Ithey seek not thy statutes.

158 Great are thy tender mercies, o

PSALM CXXI. Lord: quicken me according to thiy judg

.! A song of degrees. ments.

WILL lift up mine eyes unto the hills, 157 Many are my persecutors and mine from whence cometh my help. enemies ; vel do I not decline from thy testi 2 My bielp cometh from the LORD, which monies.

inaile heaven and earth. 153 I beheld the transgressors, and was 3 He will not suffer thy fout 10 be moved grieved; because they kept got thy word. he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

159 Consider how I love thy precepts : 4 Behold, be that keepeth Israel shall quicken me, O Lord, according to thy lov- neither sluinber nor sleep. ing-kindness.

5 The LORD is thy keeper ; the Lord is 160 Thy word is true from the beginning : thy shade upon thy right hand. and every one of thy righteous judgments 6 The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor endureth for ever.

the moon by night. SCHIN.

7 The Los hali preserve thee from all 161 Princes have persecuted me without a evil; he shall preserve thy soul. cause : bul my lieari standeth in awe of thy 8 'The LORD shall preserve thy gning out, word.

and thy coming in, from this time forth, and 162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that find- even for evermore. eth great spoil.

PSALM CXXU. 163 I liate and abhor lying : but thy law 1 A song of degrees of David. do I love.


WAS glad when they said unto me, Let 161 Seven times a day do 1 praise thiee be us go into the house of the LORD. cause of thy riglıteous judgments.

2 Our feet shall stand witbin thy gates, O 155 Great peace have they which love thy Jerusalem. law : and nothing shall offend them.

3 Jerusalem is builded as a city that is 166 Lord, I have hoped for thy salvation, compact together :. and done thy commandınents.

4 Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of 167 My soul hat kept thy lestimonies; and the LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to I love them exceedingly.

give thanks unto the name of the Lord. 168 I have kept tiny precepts and thy lesti 5 For tliere are set thrones of judgment, monies : for all my ways are before thee. the thrones of the house of David. TAU.

6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem : they 169 Let my cry come near before thee, O sliall prosper that love thee. Lord: give me understanding according to

7 Peace be within thy walls, and prostby word.

perity within thy palaces. *170 Let my supplication come before thee: 8 for my brethren and companions' sakes, deliver me according to thy word.

I will now'say, Peace be within thee 171 My lips shall utter praise, when thou

9 Because of the house of the Lord om hast laught me thy statutes.

God I will seek thy good. 172 My tongue shall speak of thy word :

PSALM CXXIII. for all thy commandinents are righteous

TA song of degrees. ness.

, O thou 173 Let thine hand help me : for I have thai dwellest in the heavens. chosen thy precepts.

2 Behold, as the eyes of servants look uuto 174 I have longed for tlıy salvation, the hand of their masters, anul as the eyes of LORD; and thy law is my delight.

a maiden unto the hand of ber mistress, so 175 Let my soul live, and it shall praise our eyes wait upon the Lord our diod, tuli Thee ; and let thy judgments help me.

that lie bave mercy upon us. 176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep : 3 Have mercy upon us, O LOR!), barn seek thy servant ; for I do not forget thy com- mercy upon us : for we are exceedingly filled mandnients.

with contempt: PSALM CXX.

4 Our soul is exceedingly filled with the 11 A song of degrees.

scorning of those that are at ease, und with IN my distress I cried unto the Lord, and the contempt of the moud,

PSALM . 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying A song of degrees of David. lips, and from a deceitful tongue. IF

it had not been the Lord who was on 3 What shall be given unto thee? or what our side, now may Israel say; shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue? 2 If it hall not been the LORD who was

4 Sharp arrows of the miglily, with coals on our side, when men rose up against of juniper.

us; 5 Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that 3 Then they had swallowed us up quick, I dwell in the tents of Kedai!

when their wrath was kindled against us: 6 My soul hath long dwell with hin that 4 Then the waters had overwhelmed us,

the stream had gone over our soul : 7 I am for peace: but when I speak, they 5 Then the proud waters had gone over are for war,

our soul,

hateth peace.


6 Blessed be the Lord, who hath not given 4 Behold, that thus shall the man be bless. us as a prey to their teeth.

ed that feareth the LORD. 7 Our svul is escaped as a bird out of the 5 The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion; Bare of the fowlers : the snare is broken, and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem ali and we are escaped.

the days of thy life. 8 Our helps is in the name of the LORD, 6 Yea, thou shalt see thy children's chilwho made heaven and earth.

dren, ani

peace upon Israel. PSALM CXXV.

PSALM CXXIX. 1 A song of degrees.

1 A song of degrees. THEYtba: trust in the LORD shall be as MANY a time have they aficted me fiom

, which brut abideth for ever.

2 Many a time have they afflicted me from. 2 As the mountains are round about Jeru- my youth ; yet they have not prevailed salem, so the Lori) is round about his peo- against me. ple from henceforth, even for ever.

3 The plowers plowed upon my back 3 For the rod of the wicked shall not rest they made long their surrows. upon the lot of the riglueous; lest the righ. 4 The LORD is righteous : he hath cut leous put forth their hands unto iniquity. asunder the cords of the wicked.

4 Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, 5 Let them all be confounded and turned and to them that are upright in their hearts. back that hate Zion :

5 As for such as turn aside unto their crook 6 Let them be as the grass upon the houseed ways, the LORD shall lead them forth tops, which withereth afore it groweth up; with the workers of iniquity : but peace shall

7 Wherewith the mower lilleih not his be upon Israel.

hand, nor be that bindeth sheaves liis bosom. PSALM CXXVI.

8 Neither do they wluch go by say, The 1 A song of degrees.

blessing of the Lord be upon you : we bless WA

HEN the Lord turned again the cap- you in the name of the Lord.
tivity of Zion, we were like them that

PSALM CXXX. dream.

1 A song of degrees. 1. Toen was our mail i filed with laughi OUT .Cave.deptlıš liave cried unto thee, ter, and our tongue with singing, said they among the heathen, The Lord hath 2 Lord, hear my voice; let thine ears be done great things for them.

attentive to the voice of my supplications. 3 The Lord hath done great things for 3 If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, us, rohereof we are glad.

O Lorn, who shall stand ? 4 Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as 4 But there is forgiveness with thee, that the streams in the south.

thou mayest be feared. 5 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. 5 I wait for the Lord, my scul doth wait,

6 Hethal goeth forth and weepeth, bearing and in his word do I hope. precious seed, shall doubtless come again with 6 My soul waiteth for the Lord more than rejoicing, bringing bis sheaves with him. they that watch for the morning ; I say, mere PSALM CXXVII.

than they that watch for the inorning TA song of degrees for Solomon. 7 Let Israel bope in the LORD : jor with

XCEPT the Lord build the house, they the Lord there is mercy; and with him is Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh 8 And lie shall redeem Israel from all his bru in vain.

iniquities. 2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit

PSALM CXXXI. op late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so 11 A song of degrees of David. be giveth his beloved sleep. 31.o,chuldren are an heritagcof the Lord:


eyes lorry: neither do I exercise myself arul che fruit of the woinb is his reward.

in great matters, or in thing's too high for 4 As arrows are in the hand of a mighty me. man; so are children of the youth. 2 Surely I liave behaved and quieted my

5 Happy is the man that hath his quiverself, as a child that is weaned of liis mother full of them: they shall not be ashamed, my soul is even as a weaned child. but they shall speak with the enemies in the 3 Let Israel hope in the Lord from hence. gale.

forth and for ever. PSALM CXXVIII.

PSALM CXXXII. 11 A song of degrees.

{ A song of degrees. LESSED is every one that feareth the LORD.remember David, and all his af

For thou shalt eat the labour of thine 2 How he sware unto the Lord, and vow bands : happy shalt thou be, and it shall be ed unto the mighty God of Jacob; well with thee.

3 Surely I will not come into the taberna3 Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine hy cle of my house, nor go up into my bed ; the sides of thine house : thy children like 4 I will not give sleep to mine eyes olive plants round about thy table. slumber to mine eyelids,

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