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Bless the Lord, ye his Angels, that excel in Strength; that do his Commandments, hearkning unto the Voice of his Word.

Bless ye the Lord, all ye his Hofts; ye Ministers of his, that do his Pleasure.

Bless the Lord, all his Works, in all Places of his Dominion : Bless the Lord, O my Soul.

HYMN XIII. RLESS the Lord, O my Soul : 0 Lord my God,

thou art very great, thou art cloached with Honour and Majefty.

Who coverest thy self with Light, as with a Garment ; who stretcheft out the Heavens like a Curtain.

Who layeth the Beams of his Chambers in the Waters; who maketh the Clouds bis Chariot ; who walketh upon the Wings of the Wind.

Who maketh his Angels Spirits; his Ministers a flaming

Firenaketh his Anche aluatiot; who wathe Waters ,

Who laid the Foundations of the Earth, that it should not be removed for ever.

Of old m haft thou laid the Foundation of the Earth; and the Heavens are the work of thy Hands.

They shall perish, but thou shalt endure : Yea, all of them thall wax old like a Garment; as a Vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed.

But thou art the fame, and thy Years shall have no End.

O Lord, n how manifold are thy Works! in Wisdom haft thou made them all; the Earth is full of thy Riches.

Thou sendeft forth thy Spirit, they are created, and thou reneweft the Face of the Earth.

The Glory of the Lord shall endure for ever ; the Lord shall rejoice in his Works.

He looketh on the Earth, and it trembleth ; he toucheth the Hills, and they smoke.

I will fing unto the Lord as long as I live: I will fing Praise unto my God, while I have my Being.

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My Meditation of him shall be sweet : I will be glad in the Lord.

Let the Sinners be consumed out of the Earth, and let the Wicked be no more: Bleis thou the Lord, O my Soul. Praise ye the Lord.

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Give • Thanks unto the Lord; call upon his Name;

make known his Deeds among the People. Sing unto him, fing Psalms unto him ; talk ye of all his wondrous Works.

Glory ye in his holy Name; let the Heart of them rejoice that' seek the Lord.

Seek the Lord and his Strength; seek his Face evermore.

Remember his marvellous Works that he hath done, his Wonders, and the Judgments of his Mouth.

Oye Seed of Abraham his Servant, ye Children of Jacob his Chofen.

He is the Lord our God, his Judgments are in all the Earth. .

Praise P ye the Lord : 0 give Thanks unto the Lord, for he is good, for his Mercy endureth for ever.

Who can utter the mighty Acts of the Lord ? Who can Thew forth all his Praise ?

Blessed are they that keep Judgment, and he that doth Righteousness at all times.

Remember me, O Lord, with the Favour that thou beareft unto thy People: O visit me with thy Salvation.

That I may see the Good of thy Chofen, that I may rejoice in the Gladness of thy Nation, that I may glory with thine Inheritance.

O give a Thanks unto the Lord, for he is good, for his Mercy endureth for ever.

Let the Redeemed of the Lord fay fo, whom he hath redeemed from the Hand of the Enemy : ! And gathered them out of the Lands, from the East and from the Weft; from the North and from the South.

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Psalm cv. 1, to 7. 1 Psalm CVI. I, to s.
Psalm CVII. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 19; to 36, 40, to 43.


Oh! that Men would praise the Lord for his Goodness, and for his wonderful Works to the Children of Men,

For he satisfieth the longing Soul, and filleth the hungry Soul with Goodness.

Then they cried upto the Lord in their Trouble, and he saved them out of their Diftreffes.

He brought them out of Darkness, and the Shadow of Death, and brake their Bands in funder.

Oh! that Men would praise the Lord for his Goodness, and for his wonderful Works to the Children of Men.

Then they cry unto the Lord in their Trouble, he saved them out of their Distresses.

He sent his Word and healed them, and delivered them from their Destructions.

Oh! that Men would praise the Lord for his Goodness, and for his wonderful Works to the Children of Men.

And let them facrifice the Sacrifices of Thanksgiving, and declare his Works with rejoicing.

They that go down to the Sea in Ships, that do Bufiness in great Waters;

These see the Works of the Lord, and his Wonders in the Deep.

For he commandeth, and raiseth a stormy Wind, which lifteth up the Waves thereof.

They mount up to the Heaven, they go down again to the Depths, their Soul is melted because of Trouble..

They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken Man, and are at their Wits end. ..

Then they cry unto the Lord in their Trouble, and he bringerh them out of their Diftreffes.

He maketh the Storm a Calm, so that the Waves thereof 'are ftill.

Then are they glad, because they be quiet ; so he bringeth them unto their defired Haven.

Oh! that Men would praise the Lord for his Goodness, and for his wondrous Works to the Children of Men.“

Let them exalt him also in the Congregation of the People, and praise him in the Assembly of the Elders.

He turneth Rivers into a Wilderness, and the Water Springs into dry Ground.

A fruitful Land into Barrenness, for the Wickedness of them that dwell therein.

. Не He turneth the Wilderness into a standing Water, and dry Ground into Water Springs.

And there he maketh the Hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a City for Habitation.

He pouretb Contempt upon Princes, and causeth them to wander in the Wilderness, where there is no Way.

Yet fetteth he the Poor on_high from Affiliation, and maketh him families like a flock.

The Righteous shall see it, and rejoice; and all Iniquity shall ftop her Mouth.. " Whofo is wife, and will observe these Things, even they Thall understand the loving Kindness of the Lord.


God, my Heart is fixed, I will fing and give Praise,

even with my Glory. Awake Psaltery and Harp: I my felf will awake early.

I will praise thee, O Lord, among the People, and I will fing Praises unto thee among the Nations.

For thy Mercy is great above the Heavens; and thy Truth reacheth unto the Clouds.

Be thou exalted, O God, above the Heavens ; and thy Glory above all the Earth;

That thy Beloved may be delivered : Save with thy right Hand, and answer me,

"Praise ye the Lord. I will praise the Lord with my whole Heart, in the Afsembly of the Upright, and in the Congregation..

The Works of the Lord are great, fought out of all them that have Pleasure therein.

His work is honourable and glorious, and his Righteoufness endureth for ever.

He hath made his wonderful Works to be remembred; the Lord is gracious, and full of Compassion.

He hath given Meat unto them that fear him ; he will ever be mindful of his Covenant.

He hath thewed his People the Power of his Works, that he may give them the Heritage of the Heathen... c. Pf. cvil. 1,10 6. PS. CXI. 1, to 10.


The Works of his Hands are Verity and Judgment; all his Commandments are sure.

They ftand fast for ever and ever, and are done in Truth and Uprightness.

He fent Redemption unto his People, he hath commanded his Covenant for ever; holy and reverend is his Name.

The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom ; a good Understanding have all they that do his Commandments; his Praise endureth for ever.


DRAISE u ye the Lord. Bleffed is the Man that fearI eth the Lord, that delighteth greatly in his Commandments.

His Seed shall be mighty upon Earth ; the Generation of the Upright shall be blefled.

Wealth and Riches shall be in his House, and his Righteousness endureth for ever.

Unto the Upright there ariseth Light in the Darkness ; he is gracious, and full of Compassion, and Righteous.

Surely he shall not be moved for ever; the Righteous shall be in everlasting Remembrance.

He shall not be afraid of evil Tidings; his Heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord. .

His Heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his Defire upon his Enemies.

Praise W ye the Lord. Praise, Oye Servants of the Lord, praise the Name of the Lord.

Bleffed be the Name of the Lord, from this time forth, and for evermore.

From the Rifing of the Sun, unto the Going down of the same, the Lord's Name is to be praised.

The Lord is high above all Nations, and his Glory above the Heavens.

Who is like unto the Lord our God, who dwelleth on high?

Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in Heaven, and in the Earth.

Psalm CXII. 1, to 4, 6, 7, 8.

w Psalm cxill. 1, to 8.


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