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Sundry prayers, praises,

and professions of obedience. upon me because of the wicked

68 Thou art good, and doest that forsake thy law.

good ; teach me thy statutes. 54 Thy statutes have been 69 The proud have forged a my songs in the house of my lie against me: but I will keep pilgrimage.

thy precepts with my whole 55 I have remembered thy heart. name, O LORD, in the night, 70 Their heart is as fat as and have kept thy law. grease; but I delight in thy

56 This I had, because I kept law. thy precepts.

71 It is good for me that I

have been afflicted; that I might 57 Thou art my portion, Olearn thy statutes. LORD: I have said that I 72 The law of thy mouth is would keep thy words.

better unto me than thousands · 58 I entreated thy favour with of gold and silver. my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word. 73 Thy hands have made me

59 I thought on my ways, and fashioned me: give me unand turned my feet unto thy derstanding, that I may learn testimonies.

thy commandments. 60 I made haste, and delayed 74 They that fear thee will be not to keep thy commandments. glad when they see me; because

61 The bands of the wicked I have hoped in thy word. have robbed me : but I have 75 I know, O LORD, that not forgotten thy law.

thy judgments are right, and 62 At midnight I will rise to that thou in faithfulness hast give thanks unto thee, because afflicted me. of thy righteous judgments. 76 Let, I pray thee, thy mer

63 I am a companion of all ciful kindness be for my comthem that fear thee, and of them fort, according to thy word unto that keep thy precepts.

thy servant. 64 The earth, O LORD, is full 77 Let thy tender mercies of thy mercy: teach me thy come unto me, that I may live :

for thy law is my delight.

78 Let the proud be ashamed; 65 Thou hast dealt well with for they dealt perversely with thy servant, O LORD, accord- me without a cause: but I will ing unto thy word.

meditate in thy precepts. 66. Teach me good judgment 79 Let those that fear thee and knowledge : for I have be- turn unto me, and those that lieved thy commandments. have known thy testimonies.

67 Before I was afflicted I 80 Let my heart be sound in went astray: but now have I thy statutes; that I be not kept thy word.







Sundry prayers, praises,

and professions of obedience.

for me to destroy me: but I will 81 My soul fainteth for thy consider thy testimonies. salvation: but I hope in thy

96 I have seen an end of all word.

perfection : but thy command82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, ment is exceeding broad. saying, When wilt thou comfort me?

97 O how love I thy law! it 83 For I am become like a is


meditation all the day. bottle in the smoke; yet do I 98 Thou through thy comnot forget thy statutes.

mandments hast made me wiser 84 How many are the days of than mine enemies : for they thy servant? when wilt thou are ever with me. execute judgment on them that 99 I have more understanding persecute me?

than all my teachers : for thy 85 The proud have digged testimonies are my meditation. pits for me, which are not af- 100 I understand more than ter thy law.

the ancients, because I keep 86 All thy commandments are thy precepts. faithful; they persecute me

101 I have refrained my feet wrongfully; help thou me. from every evil way; that I

87 They had almost consumed might keep thy word. me upon earth; but I forsook 102 I have not departed from not thy precepts.

thy judgments : for thou hast 88 Quicken" me after thy lov- taught me. ing-kindness; so shall I keep 103 How sweet are thy words the testimony of thy mouth. unto my taste! yea, syveeter than

honey to my mouth. 89 For ever, O LORD, thy 104 Through thy precepts I word is settled in heaven. get understanding : therefore I

90 Thy faithfulness is unto all hate every false way. generations : thou hast established the earth, and it abideth. 105 Thy word is a lamp unto my

91 They continue this day feet, and a light unto my path. according to thine ordinances: 106 I have sworn, and I will for all are thy servants.

perform it, that I will keep thy 92 Unless thy law had been righteous judgments. my delights, I should then have 107 I am afficted very much : perished in mine affliction. quicken me, O LORD, accord

93 I will never forget thy ing unto thy word. precepts: for with them thou 108 Accept, I beseech thee, the ħast quickened me.

free-will-offerings of my mouth, 94 I am thine, save me; for I 0 LORD, and teach me thy have sought thy precepts. judgments 95 The wicked have waited 109 My soul is continually in

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Sundry prayers, praises,

and professions of obedience. my hand: yet do I not forget for good: let not the proud op

press me. 110 The wicked have laid a | 123 Mine eyes fail for thy salsnare for me : yet I erred not vation, and for the word of thy from thy precepts.

righteousness. ili Thy testimonies have I s24 Deal with thy servant taken as an heritage for ever: according unto thy mercy, and for they are the rejoicing of my teach me thy statutes. heart.

125 I am thy servant; give 112 I have inclined mine heart me understanding, that I may to perform thy statutes always, know thy testimonies. even unto the end.

126 It is time for thee, LORD,

to work : for they have made 113 I hate vain thoughts: but void thy law. thy law do I love.

127 Therefore I love thy com114 Thou art my hiding-place mandments above gold; yea, and my shield: I hope in thy above fine gold. word.

128 Therefore I esteem all thy 115 Depart from me, ye evil- precepts concerning all things doers : for I will keep the com- to be right; and I hate every mandments of my God.

116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: 129 Thy testimonies are won and let me not be ashamed of derful: therefore doth my soul

keep them. 117 Hold thou me up, and I 130 The entrance of thy words shall be safe: and I will have giveth light; it giveth under respect unto thy statutes con- standing unto the simple. tinually.

131 I opened my mouth, and 118 Thou hast trodden down panted: for I longed for thy all them that err from thy stat- commandments. utes: for their deceit is false- 132 Look thou upon me, and hood.

be merciful unto me, as thou 119 Thou puttest away all the usest to do unto those that love wicked of the earth like dross : | thy name. therefore I love thy testimonies. 133 Order my steps in thy

120 My flesh trembleth for word: and let not any iniquity fear of thee; and I am afraid have dominion over me. of thy judgments.

134 Deliver me from the


pression of man: so will I keep 121 I have done judgment and thy precepts. justice: leave me not to mine 135 Make thy face to shine oppressors.

upon thy servant: and teach 122 Be surety for thy servant | me thy statutes,


my hope.





Sundry prayers, przises,

and professions of obedience. 136 Rivers of waters run down 150 They draw nigh that folmine eyes, because they keep low after mischief : they are far not thy law.

from thy law.

151 Thou art near, O LOR)); 137 Righteous art thou, o and all thy commandments are LORD, and upright are thy truth. judgments.

152 Concerning thy testimo138 Thy testimonies that thou nies I have known of old that hast commanded are righteous thou hast founded them for ever. and very faithful. .

139 My zeal hath consumed 153 Consider mine affliction, me; because mine enemies have and deliver me: for I do not forgotten thy words.

forget thy law. 140 Thy word is very pure : 154 Plead my cause, and detherefore thy servant loveth it. liver me: quicken me according

141 I am small and despised : to thy word. yet do not I forget thy precepts. 155 Salvation is far from the

142 Thy righteousness is an wicked: for they seek not thy everlasting righteousness, and statutes. thy law is the truth.

156 Great are thy tender mer143 Trouble and anguish have cies, O LORD: quicken me actaken hold on me: yet thy com-cording to thy judgments. mandments are my delights. 157 Many are my persecutors

144 The righteousness of thy and mine enemies: yet do I not testimonies is everlasting: give decline from thy testimonies. me understanding, and I shall

158 I beheld the transgressors, live.

and was grieved; because they

kept not thy word. 145 I cried with my whole 159 Consider how I love thy heart; hear me, O LORD: I precepts : quicken me, O LORD, will keep thy statutes.

according to thy loving-kindness. 146. I cried unto thee: save 160 Thy word is true from the me, and I shall keep thy testi- beginning: and every one of monies.

thy righteous judgments endu147 I prevented the dawning reih for ever. of the morning, and cried : I hoped in thy word.

161 Princes have persecuted 148 Mine eyes prevent the me without a cause : but my night-watches, that I might heart standeth in awe of thy meditate in thy word.

word. 149 Hear my voice, according 162 I rejoice at thy word, as unto thy loving-kindness: 0 one that findeth great spoil

. LORD, quicken me according 163 I hate and abhor lying: to thy judgment.

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Sundry prayers, praises, fc. PSALMS.

The safety of the godly. 164 Seven times a day do I

TA Song of degrees. praise thee, because of thy righ- TN my distress I cried unto the teous judgments.

165 Great peace have they 2 Deliver my soul, O LORD, which love thy law: and noth- from lying lips, and from a deing shall offend them.

ceitful tongue. 166 LORD, I have hoped for 3 What shall be given unto thy salvation, and done thy thee? or what shall be done commandments.

unto thee, thou false tongue? 167 My soul hath kept thy 4 Sharp arrows of the mighty, testimonies; and I love them with coals of juniper. exceedingly.

5 Wo is me, that I sojourn 168 I have kept thy precepts in Mesech, that I dwell in the and thy testimonies : for all my tents of Kedar! ways are before thee.

6 My soul hath long dwelt

with him that hateth peace. 169 Let my cry come near 7 I am for peace: but when before thee, O LORD: give me I speak, they are for war. understanding according to thy word.

The great safety of the godly, who pul their 170 Let my supplication come

trust in God's protection. before thee: deliver me accord

TA Song of degrees. ing to thy word.


WILL lift up mine eyes 171 My lips shall utter praise, unto the hills, from whence when thou hast taught me thy cometh my help. statutes.

2 My help cometh from the 172 My tongue shall speak of LORD, which made heaven and thy word: for all thy command- earth. ments are righteousness.

3 He will not suffer thy foot 173 Let thine hand help me; to be moved: he that keepeth for I have chosen thy precepts. thee will not slumber.

174 I have longed for thy sal- 4 Behold, he that keepeth Isvation, O LORD; and thy, law rael shall neither slumber nor is my delight.

sleep. 175 Let my soul live, and it 5 The LORD is thy keeper: shall praise thee; and let thy the LORD is thy shade upon judgments help me.

thy right hand. 176 I have gone astray like a 6 The sun shall not smite lost sheep; seek thy servant; thee by day, nor the moon by for I do not forget thy com- night. mandments.

Ý The LORD shall preserve

thee from all evil: he shall pre1 David prayeth against his enemy, by whose calumnies he had been driven to reside among

serve thy soul.
8 The LORD shall preserve



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