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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


b Ro.3.13.

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.

3 according

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


e Re.11.17,18.

f Ps.68.23.

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,
Michtam of David.

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

2 meet.

ƒ Pr. 12. 18.

g Ps.2.4.

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-
eduth, Michtam of David, to teach;
when b he strove with Aran-naharaim c Ps.44.9.
and with Aram-zobab, when Joab re-
turned, and smote of Edom in the val-
ley of salt twelve thousand.

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,

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m Ps.30.5.

Ps. 18.1.
a Ps.80, title.
1 or, a golden


or, if they

be not satisfied, then they will stay all night.

b 2Sa.8.3-13.

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.


Ps. 108.6,&c.

3 or, over me:

(by an


city of

experience. To the chief Musician upon Neginah. A Psalm of David.

2 broken.
d La.3.31,32,

Zec. 10.6.


f Ps.71.20.

g Is.51. 17,22.

h Ca.2.4.


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;

5 salvation.

A Is.63.3.

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.

a Is.54.11.

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.

or, make
my refuge.
shalt add
days to the
days of the

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-
ward parts.


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.
To the chief Musician, to a Jeduthun.
A Psalm of David.

c 1Sa. 1.15.

sor, alike.

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

6 or,strength.

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.

unto prayer.

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David complaineth

of his enemies.
with an arrow; suddenly 5 shall


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
will I seek thee: my soul!
thirsteth c for thee, my flesh longeth,
for thee in a dry and 1 thirsty land, weary.
2 where no water is;

c Ps.42.2.

2 without

2 To seed thy power and thy
glory, so as I have seen thee in Is. 41. 17.
the e sanctuary.
d Ps.27.4.
3 Because thy loving-kindness is fe Ps.84.2,11.
better than life, my lips shall praise Is.60.13.
f Ps.30,5.


4 Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy Ca.1.4.


3 fatness.
h Ca.5.2.

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?


7 Is.65.16.

PSALM 64. a Ge.49.6.

b Je.9.3.

c Pr.1.11-13. 1or, speech. 2 to hide.

3 or, we are
by that
which they
4 a search

5 their
shall be.

or, after
thou hadst
mnade it to

desire rain.
5 or, causeth
rain to de-
scend into.

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.

are girded

e Is.55.12.

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
reason of benefits.
To the chief Musician. A Psalm and
Song of David.

David prayeth for deliverance, com-
plaining of his enemies.

To the chief Musician. A Psalm of

HEAR my voice, O God, in my
prayer: preserve my life from PSALM 65. 3 rejoice."
fear of the enemy.

2 Hide me from the secret counsela of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:

1 is silent,
2 Words, or,
matters of
a 1Jno.1.7,9.

3 Whob whet their tongue like ab Ps.63.5.
sword, and bend their bows to shoot e Ps.45.4.
their arrows, even bitter words: d Mat.8.26.
4 That they may shoot in secret
at the perfect: suddenly do they
shoot at him, and fear not.

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.

David declareth


David declareth God's especial good- PSALM 66.
ness to himself.
To the chief Musician. A Song or Psalm.

1 the earth.

MARE a joyful noise unto God, 2 lie, or, yield

all ye



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.

b Is.48.10.
1 Pe.1.7.

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.

6 marrow.

7 God shall bless us; and alle the

e Pr.28.9.

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 scattered: let them also

2 lead.

d Le.26.4.

e Ps.22.27.

PSALM 68. a Nu. 10.35. Is.33.3.

1 from his

b Ho. 13.3.

b Ps.4.6.

that hate him flee 1 before him.

1 with.

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.

d 1Th.5.16.
e Je.49.11.

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.

5 it.

k Mat. 11.5.

20 Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

6 army.

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,

did flee.

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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.
To the chief Musician. A Psalm or
Song of David.

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.

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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.

n IKI.9.3.

9 or, many

o De.33.2.

p Ac.1.2-9.

29 Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents unto thee.

q Ac.2.4,23.

10 in the man

r 1C0.6 9-11.

IT. 1.13,15

s Re.21.3.

t De.32.39.
Re. 1.18.

u Hab.3.13.
v Nu.21.33.

w Ex. 14.22.

11 red.


y Re. 15.2-3.
12 or, ye that
are of.

13 or, with
their com-

z Is.40.31.

14 or, the
beasts of
the reads,

b Zep.3.10.


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.

from thee.

a Is. 19. 18-25.

26 Bless ye God 'in the congregations, even the LORD, 12 from the fountain of Israel.

16 give.

17or, heavens.
c Ex. 15.11.
d Is.45.24.

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.

h He.5.7.


1 David complaineth of his affliction:
13 He prayeth for deliverance.
To the chief Musician upon a Shoshan
nim. A Psalm of David.

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 soul with fasting, that was to strength: strengthen, O God, that e Jno.7.5. which thou hast wrought for us.

d Jno.2.17.

e Ro. 15.3.

f Ps.35. 13,&c.
of strong

g Is.49.8.


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.

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