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10 For thy mercy is great unto the. heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.
11 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: let thy glory be above all the earth.
PSALM 58. 1 or, Destroy not, A golden Psalm of
6 They have prepared a net d for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.
to the likeness of.
7 My heart is 3 fixed. O God, my 4 or, asp. heart is fixed: I will sing and gives or, be the praise.
charmer Never so
cunning. c Ex. 15. 15.
2 from the belly.
9 I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: I will sing unto thee~~~ among the nations.
d Pr. 10.25.
6 as living as
7 fruit of, Is.3. 10.
1 David reproveth wicked judges, 3 Ps.9.16. describeth the wicked. PSALM 59. a Ps.57,title.
To the chief Musician, 1 Al-taschith,
Do ye indeed speak righteous-b 1Sa. 19.11,
ness, O congregation? do ye
judge uprightly, O ye sons of men? c Ps. 18.48. 2 Yea, in heart a ye work wicked-1 set me on ness; ye weigh the violence of high. your hands in the earth.
d Ps. 139.19.
3 The wicked are estranged from the womb they go astray 2 as soon as they be born, speaking lies.
e 1Sa.24.11, 17.
4 Their b poison is 3 like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear;
5 Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, 5 charming never so wisely.
6 Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth break out the great teeth of the young lions, O LORD.
7 Let them melt c away as waters which run continually when he bendeth his bow to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces. 8 As a snail which melteth, let every
ƒ Pr. 12. 18.
3 high place. h Ps.21.3.
4 observers, Ps.56.2.
the wicked. one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.
9 Before your pots can feel the thorus he shall take them away as d with a whirlwind, 6 both living, and in his wrath.
i Ge.4.12, 15. Re.9.6. k Pr. 12. 13.
10 The righteous shall rejoice e when he seeth the vengeance: hef shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
11 So that a man shall say, Verily there is 7 a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth y in the earth.
PSALM LIX. David, praying to be delivered from his enemies, trusteth in God. To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, a Michtam of David: when b Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.
me from ene
mies, O my God: 1 defend me from them that rise up against me. 2 Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody &
3 For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; note for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.
12 Fork the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak.
13 Consume them in wrath, consume them, that they may not be: and let them know that God ruleth in Jacob unto the ends of 1 Ps.46. 10,11. the earth. Selah.
14 And at evening let them return;
4 They run and prepare themselves without my fault: awake to 2 help me, and behold.
5 Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merci
ful to any wicked transgressors.
6 They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.
7 Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, doth hear? 8 But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh g at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.
9 Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my 3 defence.
10 The God of my mercy shall prevent h me: God shall let me see my desire upon mine 4 enemies. 11 Slay i them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O LORD our shield.
Complaint to God.
and let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city. 15 Let them wander up and down 5 for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.
16 But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: m for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.
17 Unton thee, O my strength, will I sing; for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy. PSALM LX.
David complaineth to God of former
To the chief Musician upon a Shushan-
PSALMS, LX, LXI. LXII. No trust in worldly things.
2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: a lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
3 For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong towerb from the enemy.
4 I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will 1 trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah.
5 For thou, O God, hast heard my Vows: thou hast given me the heritage of those that fear thy name. 6 Thou 2 wiit prolong the king's life and his years as 3 many gene
3 Thou hast showed thy people f hard things: thou hast made us to g drink the wine of astonishment.
4 Thou hast given a banner h to them that feared thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.
5 to eat,
or, if they
be not satisfied, then they will stay all night.
thou hast 2 scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn d thyself to us again.
2 Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heale the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.
3 or, over me:
experience. To the chief Musician upon Neginah. A Psalm of David.
g Is.51. 17,22.
6 God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
7 Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Judah is my lawgiver;
b Pr. 18.10.
4 They only consult to cast him
5 That i thy beloved may be delivered; save with thy right hand, PSALM 61. down from his excellency: they
and hear me.
delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse 4 inwardly. Selah.
5 My soul, wait thou only upon God; for inyexpectation is from him. 6 He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
8 Moab is my wash-pot; over 3 generation Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia,triumph thou 3 because of me.
7 In God is my salvation and my and gene-glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.
9 Who will bring me into the 4 strong city? who will lead me into Edom?
Ps.43.3. PSALM 62. a 1Ch.25.1,3.
8 Trust in him at all times; ye fore him: God is a refuge for us. people, pour c out your heart beSelah.
10 Will not thou, O God, which hadst cast us off? and thou, O God, or, Only. which didst not out with our armies?
2 is silent,
4 in their in-
7 He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, c which may preserve him.
8 So will I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows.
No trust is to be put in worldly things.
c 1Sa. 1.15.
RULY 1 my soul 2 waiteth upon him cometh my
11 Give us help from trouble: for 3 high place. they are 5 altogether lighter than vain is the 5 help of man. b Ps.37.24. vanity. Mi.7.8.
12 Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread k down our enemies. PSALM LXI.
David fleeth to God upon his former
d Re. 19.1.
2 He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my 3 defence; I shall not be b greatly moved.
3 How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be Islain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.
HEAR my cry, O God; attend e 2Co.5.10.
PSALMS, LXIII, LXIV, LXV.
1 David's thirst for God: 4 His man- PSALM 63. they be wounded. ner of blessing God.
a ISa.22.5. 23.14.16. b Pr.S.17. Ca.3.1-3.
A Psalm of David, when a he was in the wilderness of Judah.
GOD, thou art my God; early b
2 To seed thy power and thy
4 Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy Ca.1.4.
5 My soul shall be satisfied g as with 3 marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
6 When I remember thee upon my h bed, and meditate on thee in the night-watches.
7 Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
8 My soul followeth hard after thee: thyi right hand upholdeth me. 9 But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
10 They shall 4 fall by the sword: they shall be a portion fork foxes. 11 But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.
i Ps. 18.35.
4 make him
run out like water by the hands of the sword.
5 They c encourage themselves in an evil matter: they commune 2 of laying snares privily; they say, Who shall see them?
PSALM 64. a Ge.49.6.
c Pr.1.11-13. 1or, speech. 2 to hide.
3 or, we are
dissolvest it. of.
6 They search out iniquities; 6 3 they accomplish 4 a diligent search: both the inward thoughts of every one of them, and the heart, with joy. is deep.
7 But God shall shoot at them
8 So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves : all that see them shall flee away. 9 And all men shall fear, and shall declare the work of God; for they shall wisely consider of his doing. 10 The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.
The blessedness of God's chosen, by
To the chief Musician. A Psalm of
HEAR my voice, O God, in my
2 Hide me from the secret counsela of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:
1 is silent,
3 Whob whet their tongue like ab Ps.63.5.
3 or, sing.
God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed. 20 thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.
32 Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt a purge them away.
4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy Courts: web shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.
5 By terrible c things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea:
6 Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded with power.
7 Which d stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.
8 They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to
9 Thou visitest the earth, and 4 waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it.
10 Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou 5 settlest the furrows thereof: thou 6 makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing thereof.
11 Thou crownest the year 7 with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.
12 They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills 8 rejoice on every side.
flocks; the valleys also are covered 13 The pastures are clothed with over with corn; theye shout for joy, they also sing.
PSALMS, LXVI, LXVII, LXVIII.
David declareth God's especial good- PSALM 66.
1 the earth.
MARE a joyful noise unto God, 2 lie, or, yield
a Ex. 14.21.
2 Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious. 3 Say unto God, How terrible art thou in the works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine 3 putteth. enemies 2 submit themselves unto thee.
9 Which 3 holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.
10 For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver b Is tried.
11 Thou broughtest us into the c net; thou laidst affliction upon our loins.
12 Thou hast caused men to ride over our heads; we went through fire and through water: but thou broughtest us out into a 4 wealthy place.
13 I will go into thy house with burnt-offerings: I will pay thee my
4 All the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; they shall c Ho.7.12. sing to thy name. Selah.
4 moist. 5 Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing toward 5 opened. the children of men.
7 God shall bless us; and alle the
6 Hea turned the sea into dry land; they went through the flood d Ps.34.2-11, ends of the earth shall fear him. on foot: there did we rejoice in him. 7 He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.
80 bless our God, ye people, and
make the voice of his praise to be a Nu.6.25.be scattered: let them also
PSALM 68. a Nu. 10.35. Is.33.3.
1 from his
b Ho. 13.3.
that hate him flee 1 before him.
2 As b smoke is driven away, so drive them away as wax c melteth c Mat. 28. 19. before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.
3 But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice d before God: yea, let them 2 exceedingly rejoice.
14 Which my lips have 5 uttered, c Mi.1.4. and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble.
3 a house.
f Ps. 107.10.
17 I cried unto him with my mouth, g Hab.3.13. and hewas extolled with mytongue. h Ex.19.16. 18 Ife I regard iniquity in my heart, the LORD will not hear me :
4 shake out.
19 But verily God hath heard me i De.11.11-14. he hath attended to the voice of my prayer.
k Mat. 11.5.
20 Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.
PSALM LXVII. A prayer for the enlargement of God's kingdom.
15 I will offer unto thee burnt-2 sacrifices of fatlings, with the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah.
16 Comed and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.
God's goodness. To the chief Musician on Neginoth. A Psalm or Song.
7 did flee,
3 Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. 40Let the nations be glad and sing for joy for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and 2 govern the nations upon earth. Selah. 5 Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. 6 Thend shall the earth yield her increase and God, even our own God, shall bless us.
A prayer at the removing of the ark.
ET a God arise, let his enemies
4 Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.
20 He that is our God is the God of salvation; and t unto God the Lord belong the issues from death.
21 But God shall wound u the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses.
9 or, many
29 Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents unto thee.
10 in the man
r 1C0.6 9-11.
w Ex. 14.22.
y Re. 15.2-3.
13 or, with
14 or, the
22 The LORD said, I will bring avain from Bashan, v I will bring my people w again from the depths of the sea:
4 They b that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of mine head: they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away. 5 O God, thou knowest my fool23 That thy foot may be 11 dipped 15 or, he scat-ishness; and my 3 sins are not hid in the blood r of thine enemies, and the tongue of thy dogs in the same. 21 They have seen thy goings, O God: even the goings of my God, my King, in the sanctuary. 25 The singers y went before, the players on instruments followed after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels.
a Is. 19. 18-25.
26 Bless ye God 'in the congregations, even the LORD, 12 from the fountain of Israel.
removing of the ark. Egypt; Ethiopia b shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.
32 Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the LORD; Selah:
30 Rebuke 14 the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: 15 scatter thou the people that delight in war.
31 Princes shall come out of al
33 To him that rideth upon the heavens of heavens, which were of old; lo, he doth 16 send out his voice, and that a mighty voice. 34 Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency is over Israel, and his strength is in the 17 clouds. 35 O God, thou art terrible c out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he d that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.
1 David complaineth of his affliction:
9 Ford the zeal of thine house
PSALM 69. a Ps.45, title. 27 There is little Benjamin with the mire of their ruler, the princes of Judah the depth. 18 and their council, the princes of 2 depth of. Zebulun, and the princes of Naph-Jno. 15.25. tuli.
hath eaten me up; and e the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.
10 When I wept, and chastened
28 Thy God hath commanded thy 3 guilliness.my soul with fasting, that was to strength: strengthen, O God, that e Jno.7.5. which thou hast wrought for us.
e Ro. 15.3.
f Ps.35. 13,&c.
NAVE me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul. 21 sink in 1 deep mire, where there is no standing: 1 am come into 2 deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
3 I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.