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Exhortation to preach

33 Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years 2 Is.25. 16. in trouble.


34 When z he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and inquired early after God. 35 And they remembered that God was their rock, a and the high God their redeemer.

36 Nevertheless they did flatter b him with their mouth, and they lied unto him with their tongues. 37 For their heart was not right with him, neither were they steadfast in his covenant.

g Ps.95.8-10.

58 Forr they provoked him to anger with their high places, and

38 But he, being full of compassion, h ver. 19,20. forgave c their iniquity, and destroy-10 or, aflic-moved him to jealousy with their ed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and d did not stir up all his wrath.


graven images.

39 For he remembered e that theyi ver. 12. were but flesh; a wind that pass-k Ex.7.20. eth away, and cometh not again.

59 When God heard this, he was wroth, and greatly abhorred Israel: 60 So that he forsook the tabernanacle of Shiloh, the tent which he placed among men ;

40 How oft did they 9 provoke g him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!

61 And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy's hand.

41 Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited h the Holy One of Israel.

a De.32.4,15.
b De.5.28,29.

c Nu.14.18,


d Is.48.9.

e Ps. 103. 14.

f Ja.4.14.
9 or, rebel

54 And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, even to this

11 set.

1 Ex.8.6.24.

m Ex.10.13.

12 killed.

n Ex.9.23-25.
13 or, great

42 They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the 10 enemy.

43 How he had 11 wrought his signs in Egypt, and his wonders i in the field of Zoan:

44 And had turned their rivers into: A blood; and their floods, that they could not drink.

45 He sent divers sorts of flies! among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.


p Ex.XIV.

46 He m gave also their increase
unto the caterpillar, and their la- 18 covered.
bour unto the locust.

14 shut up.

15 or, light


16 weighed a

17 or, beasts

to the


47 He 12 destroyed their vines with n hail, and their sycamore trees with 13 frost.

t Ps.7.6.

48 He 14 gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to 15 hot thunderbolts. 49 He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indig-u Is.42. 13. nation, and trouble, by sending evil angels among them.

50 He 16 made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their 17 life over to the pestilence;

51 And smote all the first-born o

in Egypt; the chief of their strength
in the tabernacles of Ham:
52 But made his own people to
go forth like sheep, and guided
them in the wilderness like a flock.
53 And p he led them on safely,
so that they feared not: but the sea
18 overwhelmed their enemies.

v 1Sa.5.6-12.
w Ge.49.10.
x Ps. 87.2.
20 founded.

21 after.

2 Is.40.11.

a lKi.9.4.


the law of God. mountain, which his right hand had purchased.

55 He cast out the heathen also before them, and divided g them an inheritance by line, and made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents.

56 Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies:

or, for.

La. 1.10.

66 And v he smote his enemies in the hinder part: he put them to a perpetual reproach.

67 Moreover he refused the tabernacle of Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim:

q Jos. 19.51.

68 But chose the tribe of Judah. r Ju.2. 12,20.the mount Zion z which he loved. s 1Sa.4.10,11. 69 And he built his sanctuary like 19 praised. high palaces, like the earth winch he hath 20 established for ever.

70 He chose David y also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds:


b Ps.74.2-7.

c 2Ki.25.9,10

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65 Then the LORD awaked as one out of sleep, and like a mighty man u that shouteth by reason of wine.

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The Psalmist

2 The dead bodies of thy servants| have they given to be meat unto the fowls of the heaven, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth.

PSALMS, LXXX, LXXXI. complaineth. Jour neighbours: and our enemies laugh among themselves.

7 Turn us again, O God of hosts, and cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved.

8 Thou hast brought a vine k out of Egypt: thon hast cast out the heathen and planted it.

9 Thon preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land.

3 Their blood have they shed like water round about Jerusalem; and, there was none d to bury them.

4 We are become a reproach e to our neighbours, a scorn and derision

to them that are round about us.

5 How long, LORD? wilt thou be angry for ever? shall thy jealousy f burn like fire?

The Psalmist complaineth of the miseries of the church.

6 Pourg out thy wrath upon the heathen that have not known thee, and upon the kingdoms that have not called upon thy name.

7 For they have devoured Jacob, and laid waste his dwelling-place. 8 Oh remember not against us 2 former iniquities: let thy tender! mercies speedily prevent us for we are brought very low.

9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.

10 Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is their God? let him be known among the heathen in our sight by the 3 revenging of the blood of thy servants which is shed.

11 Let & the sighing of the prison-Ex.25.20,22.

er come before thee; according to
the greatness of 4 thy power 5 pre-d De.33.2.
serve thou those that are appointed
to die :

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d Je, 16.4.
e De.25.37.

f Zep.1.18.
g Je. 10.25.

Re. 16.1.

h Ps. 130.3.

5 Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure.

6 Thou i makest us a strife unto


12 And render unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, wherewith they have reproached thee, O LORD.

La.5.21. g Nu.6.25. 3 smoke, Ps.74.1.

13 So we thy people and sheep of thy pasture will give thee thanks h Ps.42.3. for ever: we will show m forth thy praise to 6 all generations.



or, the ini-
quities of
them that
were be-
fore us.

i De.28.43.
3 vengeance.

k Ps. 102.20.

4 thine arm.
5 reserve the
children of

1 Ps.74.18.

m Is.43.21.

6 generation
and gene-


a Ps.60, title.

1 or, for.

b Ps.23.1.

Nu.2.18-24. 2 for salvation to us. fver.7, 19.

Is.30.20. i Ps.79.4.

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10 The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. 11 She sent out her boughs unto the sea, and her branches unto the


An exhortation to a solemn praising
of God.
To the chief Musician upon Gittith.a
A Psalm of Asaph.

cedars of SING aloud unto God our


strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.

2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

c Ps. 114.1.

3 passed


12 Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, so that all they her? which pass by the way do pluck

13 The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it.

14 Return, we beseech thee, O God of hosts: look m down from heaven, and behold, and visit this

d Ex.1.14.


15 And the vineyard which thy right hand hath planted, and the n branch that thou madest strong for thyself.

16 It is burned with fire, it is cut down: they perish o at the rebuke of thy countenance.

17 Let thy hand p be upon the man of thy right hand, upon the son of man whom thou madest strong for thyself.

18 So will not we go back from thee: quicken 7 us, and we will call upon thy name.

19 Turn us again, O LORD God of hosts, cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved.


or, against.2

3 Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.

4 For this b was a statute for Isrnel, and a law of the God of Jacob. 5 This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language c that I under

stood not.

6 removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands 3 were delivered from the pots.d

A prayer against PSALMS, LXXXII, LXXXIII, LXXXIV. church oppressors.

tumult: and they that hate thee have lifted up the head.

7 Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I provede thee at the waters of 4 Meribah. Selah.

e Ex. 17.2-7.
4 or, strife.

f Ex.20.2.

8 Hear, O my people, and I will g Jno. 15.7. testify unto thee: O Israel, if thouh De.32.15, wilt hearken unto me;


9 There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship any strange god.

10 If am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: openg thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.

11 Buth my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me.

12 Soi I gave them up 5 unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked, in their own counsels.

But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes. 8 Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations. PSALM LXXXIII. A prayer against them that oppress the church.

i Ac.7.42.

5 or, to the
of their
own hearts,
or, imagi-




A Song or Psalm 1 of Asaph.

lied, or,



13 Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

14 I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.

1 or, for.

15 The haters of the LORD should have submitted themselves unto a 2Ch. 19.6,7. him but their time should have 2 Judge. endured for ever.

b Je.22.3.

c Jno. 12.35.

16 He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat and with honey I out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.

d Ps.75.3.
3 moved.

The Psalmist, having exhorted the e Juo.10.34,
judges, prayeth to God.
A Psalm 1 of Asaph.

14 As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire;


f Re. 11.15.

15 So persecute them with thy

GOD standeth in the congrega

PSALM 83. tempest, and make them afraid

he a judgeth


tion of the
among the gods.
2 How long will ye judge unjustly,
and accept the persons of the
wicked? Selah.

1 or, for.
a Is.37 29.

b Ps.31.20.

32 Defend the poor and fatherless : do justice b to the afflicted and c Est.3.6,9. needy. d Ps.2.2.

2 heart.

e 2Ch.20.10.

4 Deliver the poor and needy: rid
them out of the hand of the wicked.
5 They know not, neither will
they understand; they walk on in
darkness: c all the d foundations
of the earth are 3 out of course.
6 I have said, Ye are gods; e and
all of you are children of the Most

3 been an
arm to.

De.32. 13.

f Nu.31.1.12.
g Ju.4.15-24.

h Ju.7.25.


Ju.8. 12-21. k Is. 17. 13,14. Mat.3.12.

Z Is. 42.8.
a Ps.8, title.
1 or, of.

not thou silence, O God:

b Ps.27.4.

hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God. c Ps.65.4. 2 For, lo, thine enemies make aa

3 They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden bones.

4 They have said, c Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.

5 For they have consultedd together with one 2 consent: they are confederate against thee:

6 The e tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaclites; of Moab, and the Hagarenes;

7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre;

8 Assur also is joined with them: they have 3 holpen the children of Lot. Selah.

9 Do unto them as unto the f Midianites; as to Sisera, g as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison:

10 Which perished at En-dor: they became as dung for the earth. 11 Make their nobles like Oreb, h and like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah, i and as Zalmunna:

12 Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in posses


13 0 my God, make them like a wheel; ask the stubble before the wind.

16 Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek thy name, O LORD.

17 Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish:

18 That men may know that thou,
whose namel alone is JEHOVAH,
art the Most High over all the earth.
The Prophet longeth for the com-
munion of the sanctuary.

To the chief Musician upon a Gittith.
A Psalm 1 for the sons of Korah.
TOW amiable are thy taberna-
cles, O LORD of hosts!


2 My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.

3 Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God. 4 Blessed c are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.

David strengtheneth PSALMS, LXXXV, LXXXVI, LXXXVII.


5 Blessed is the man whose
strength is in thee; in whose heart 2 or, mulber- David strengtheneth his prayer by the
are the ways of them.

ry trees
make him
a well,

conscience of his religion.
A Prayer of David.

6 Who passing through the valley of 2 Baca make it a well; the rain also 3 filleth the pools.


OW down thine ear, O LORD, hear me for I am poor and needy.

7 They d go from 4 strength to strength, every one e of them in Zion appeareth before God.

2 Preserve my soul; for I am 2 holy 0 thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth a in thee.

3 Be merciful unto me, O LORD: for I cry unto thee 3 daily.

4 Rejoice the soul of thy servant : for unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.

80 LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah.

10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness c and peace have kissed each other.

3 covereth.


11 Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.

Job 17.9.

Pr.4. 18.

9 Behold, O God, our shield,f and look upon the face of thine anointed. 10 For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. 5 I had rather be a door-keeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

11 For the LORD God is a sung and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good h thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

12 O LORD of hosts, blessed is the
man that trusteth in thee.

anger from
De. 13.17.

The Psalmist prayeth for the continu-
ance of former mercies.
To the chief Musician. A Psalm 1 for
the sons of Korah.
ORD, thou hast been 2 favour-b Ps. 130.4.
brought back the captivity of Jacob. d Ps.84.11.
2 Thou hast forgiven a the ini-e Ps.89. 14.
quity of thy people, thou hast f Ps. 119.35,
covered all their Selah.
3 Thou hast taken away all thy
wrath thou hast turned 3 thyself
from the fierceness of thine anger.
4 Turn us, O God of our salvation,
and cause thine anger toward us

12 Yea, the LORD shall give that which is good; d and our land shall yield her increase.

13 Righteousness e shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.

4 or, com-
pany to

company. e Jno. 10.28.


I would
choose ra
ther to sit
at the
g Is.60.19.
* Phi.4.19.
or, of,
Ps.42, title,
2 or, well
a Col.2.13.

3 or, thine

to cease.

5 Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? wilt thou draw out thine anger to all generations?

6 Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee? 7 Show us thy mercy, O LORD, and grant us thy salvation.

8 I will hear what God the LORD will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints:h Ps. 119.33. but blet them not turn again to folly.i Jno.17.20, 9 Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.

PSALM 86. 1 or, being a

Psalm of.
2 or, one
whom thou
a Is.26.3.
3 or, all the

b Joel 2.13.

c Ps.50, 15.
d is.40.18,25.
e De.3.24.
f Re. 15.4.

21. 1Co.6.17. A Ps. 145. 1,2. Ps. 103.11.

m 1Th. 1. 10.

4 or, grave.

5 terrible.

n Ps. 10.4.

o Ne.9.17.

p Ps.85.10.

Is.45.24. 2Co.5.5. PSALM 87. 1 or, of.

a Ps.48.1.

his prayer.

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1 The nature and glory of the church:
4 Its increase.

A Psalm or Song 1 for the sons of Korah.
IS foundation is in the holy u


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9 Mine eye mourneth by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee.

d Job 19.13,

e Job 12.14.


g Job 6.4.

h Re.6. 17.

that hath no strength:

5 Free among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no more and they are cut off 3 from thy hand.

6 Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps.

Thy wrath c lieth hard upon 2 me, and thou hast afflicted mej with all thy waves. Selah.

4 or, al

the day. PSALM 89. or, A Psalm


for Ethan

the Ezra-
hite to

give in

8 Thoud hast put away mine acquaintance far from me; thou hast made me an abomination unto b them: lame shut up, and I cannot come forth.

a 1Ch.2.6.

c Ps. 19.1.

d 1Sa.2.2.
e Job 38.11.

3 or, Egypt.
4 the arm of
thy strength.
f Ju.4.6,12.

12 Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? and thy righteousness In the land of forgetfulness? 13 But unto thee have I cried, Oi LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent thee.

14 LORD, why castest thou off my

16 Thy fierce wrath h goeth over me; thy terrors have cut me off. 17 They came round about me 4 daily like water; they compassed me about together.

18 Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, and mine acquaintance into darkness.

10 Wilt of thou show wonders to
the dead? shall the dead arise and
praise thee? Selah.
11 Shall thy loving-kindness beg Jos. 12.1.
declared in the grave? or thy
faithfulness in destruction?

5 an arm
with might.
h Ps.97.2.
6 or, esta-
Is. 16. 5.
Ro. 10. 18.


The Psalmist praiseth God for his covenant and wonderful power.

1 Maschil of Ethan a the Ezrahite. T WILL sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to 2 all generations.

2 For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.

7 God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to had in reverence of all them

3 I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn b unto David my servant,

4 Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.

5 And the heavens c shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.

that are about him.


and gene-
so ver.4,
Ps. 119.90.

strong LORD like unto thee? or to 80 LORD God of hosts, whod is a thy faithfulness round about thee? 9 Thoue rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, 25a.7.11,&c thou stillest them.

10 Thou hast broken 3 Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with 4 thy strong arm.

11 The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof,thou hast founded them.

12 The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor ƒ and Hermong shall rejoice in thy name. 13 Thou hast 5a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand.

14 Justice h and judgment are the 6 habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face. 15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk,

6 For who in the heaven can be compared unto the LORD? who among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD?

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