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O LORD, in the light k of thy countenance.
16 In thy name shall they rejoice all the day and in thy righteous-1Co.1.30. ness shall they be exalted.
17 For thou art the glory of their strength and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.
18 For 7 the LORD is our defence; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.m
19 Then thou spakest in vision to thy holy one, and saidst, I have laid help upon one that is mighty; n 1 have exalted one chosen out of the people.
20 to have found David my servant; with my holy oil have anointed him:
21 With p whom my hand shall be established: mine arm also shall strengthen him.
22 The enemy shall not exact upon him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him.
23 And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him.
21 But my faithfulness and my mercy shall be with hin: and in my name shall his horn be exalted. 25I will set his hand also in the 7 sea, and his right hand in the
26 He shall cry unto me, Thou art ny father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.
27 Also I will make him myr firstborn, highers than the kings of the carth.
o 1Sa. 16. 1,12.
q Ps. 72.8.
s Re. 19.16.
7 or, our
shield is of the LORD, and our
37 It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven. Selah.
38 But y thou hast cast off and ab
king is of the Holy One of Israel, Ps.47.9.
" if I lie.
28 My mercy t will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant u shall stand fast with him.
29 His seed also will I make to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven.
30 If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments; 31 If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments;
32 Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.
or, being a
33 Nevertheless w my loving-kind-a
Eze.11.16. 2 generation and generation.
31 My covenant will I not break, z nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips. 35 Once have I sworn by my holi-c Pr.8.25,26. ness that I will not lie unto David. d Ge.3.19. 36 His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before
43 Thou hast also turned the edge of his sword, and hast not made him to stand in the battle.
44 Thou hast made his 12 glory to cease, and cast his throne down to the ground.
45 The days of his youth hast thou shortened thou hast covered him with shame. Selah.
46 How long, LORD? wilt thou
wrath burn like fire?
Je.9.13-16. hide a thyself for ever? shall thy 8 profane. w La,3.31,32. 9 I will not make void from.
47 Remember how short my time is wherefore hast thou made all men in vain?
48 What b man is he that liveth. and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave? Selah.
49 LORD, where are thy former loving-kindnesses, which thou Swarest c unto David in thy truth? 50 Remember, LORD, the reproach of thy servants; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of all the mighty people;
a Ps. 85.5.
3 or, he hath
4 is changed.
f Job 14.2.
praiseth God. horred, thou hast been wroth with thine anointed.
39 Thou hast made void the covenant of thy servant: thou hast profaned his crown by casting it to the ground.
40 Thou hast broken down z all his hedges; thou hast brought his strong holds to ruin.
41 All that pass by the way spoil him: he is a reproach to his neigh
42 Thou hast set up the right hand of his adversaries; thou hast made all his enemies to rejoice.
51 Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O LORD; wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.
52 Blessedd be the LORD for evermore. Amen, and amen.
Moses setteth forth God's providence, and divine chastisements.
A Prayer of Moses the man a of God. thou hast been our dwelling-place b in 2 all generations. 2 Before c the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world. even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.
3 Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, dye children of men.
4 For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday, when 3 it is past, and as a watch in the night. 5 Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grasse which 4 groweth up.
6 Inf the morning it flourisheth,
17 And let the beauty k of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
8 Thoug hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
As for the
9 For all our days are 5 passed away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a tale that told.
10 7 The days of our years are:
11 Who knoweth the power of thine anger? even according to thy fear, so is thy wrath.
k Ps. 110.3.
12 So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto i wisdom. 13 Return, O LORD, how long? and let it repent thee concerning thy lodge.
c Ps. 124.7.
d Ps. 121.5,6.
11 O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. 15 Make us glad according to the e Pr.3.25,26.The Prophet exhorteth to praise God days wherein thou hast afflicted us, for his great works. and the years wherein we have seen evil.
A Psalm or Song for the sabbath-day. "Ta is a good thing thanks
16 Let thy work appear unto thy f Pr.12.21. The LORD, and to sive praises
servants, and thy glory unto their
unto thy name, O Most High:
h Job 5.23.
2 To show forth thy loving-kindness in the morning, b and thy faithfulness every night,
place of the Most High shall 1 abide under the shadow b of the Almighty.
6 or, medi-
2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
3 Surely c he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
PSALM 91. a Ps.27.5.
1 The state of the godly: 3 Their 1 Pr.3.2. safety: 9 Their habitation.
22.4. PSALM 92. a Ps. 147.1.
1 in the
2 or, asp.
3 length of
2 or, upon
Their habitation. behold and see the reward of the wicked.
7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; g Ps.52.8. but it shall not come nigh thee.
8 Only e with thine eyes shalt thou
9 Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the Most High, thy habitation;
10 There ƒ shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
13 Thou h shalt tread upon the lion and 2 adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
9 For, lo, thine enemies, O LORD, Higgaion, for, lo, thine enemies shall perish; alle the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.
11 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. 15 He i shall call upon me, and I will answer him: Ik will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.
16 With 3 long life will I satisfy him, and show him my salvation. PSALM XCII.
3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; 2 upon the harp with 3 a solemn sound.
4 For thou, LORD, hast made me glad through thy work: I will triumph in the works of thy hands. 50 LORD,how great are thy works! and thy thoughts c are very deep.
6 A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this. 7 Whend the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever: 8 But thou, LORD, art most high for evermore.
10 But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed f with fresh oil.
11 Mine eye also shall see my desire on mine enemies, and mine cars shall hear my desire of the wicked that rise up against me.
12 The righteous g shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
to whom vengeance belongeth, 2 show thyself.
2 Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud. 3 LORD, how long b shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph?
a Is.52.7. Re. 19.6,
b Ps.45.6. from them.
d He. 12.14. Re.21.27.
of days. PSALM 94.
1 God of
revenges. a De.32.35.
2 shine forth,
b Job 20.5.
Je. 12. 1,2. c Ps. 73.8,&c. Jude 15. d Ps.92.6.
Ex.4.11. f Eze.39.21.
g Pr.2.6. h1Co.3.19,20.
k 1Sa. 12.22.
3 be after. Ps. 124.1,2.
4 or, quickly.
4 How long shall they utter and 2 Col. 1.3,4. speak hard c things? and all the o Is. 10.1. workers of iniquity boast them-p Pr.1.11,6. selves? Mat.27.1.
5 They break in pieces thy people, q Pr.5.22. O LORD, and afflict thine heritage. PSALM 95.
6 They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the father-a Ps. 100.1. less.
1 prevent his face.
7 Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.
8 Understand, d ye brutish among the people and ye fools, when will ye be wise?
d Mal. 1. 14.
9 Hee that planted the ear, shall
13 That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked. 14 For the LORD will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.
Ge, 1.9,10. f Ac.21.5.
Phi.2.10. g He.3.7,15. 5 contention.
h Ex.17.2,7. Nu. 14.2, &c. De.6.16. i 1Co. 10.9.
15 But judgment shall return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall 3 follow it.
16 Who will rise up for me against the evil-doers? or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?
17 Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had 4 almost dwelt in
18 When I said, My foot m slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up. 19 In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts n delight
20 Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which o frameth mischief by a law?
21 They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.
22 But the LORD is my defence; and my God is the rock of my refuge.
23 And he shall bring upon them their own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own q wickedness; yea, the LORD our God shall cut them off.
An exhortation to praise God for his goodness. LORD: let a us make a joyful COME, us the noise to the rock b of our salvation. 2 Let us 1 come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalins. 3 For c the LORD is a great God, and a great King d above all gods. 4 In 2 his hand are the deep places of the earth: the 3 strength of the hills is his also.
5 4 The sea is his, and he made e it and his hands formed the dry land.
PSALMS, XCVI, XCVII, XCVIII, XCIX. praise God. 11 Unto whom I sware k in my eousness, and all the people see h his wrath that they should not enter k He.4.3,5. glory. into my rest. 6 If they
7 Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship i him, all ye gods.
An exhortation to praise God for his general judgment.
8 Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD.
b Ps. 18.3.
9 For thou, LORD, art high above
2 Sing unto the LORD, bless his name; show forth his salvation c Je. 10.11,12. all the earth: thou art exalted far from day to day.
3 Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all
song: sing unto the LORD, all the earth.
above all gods.
10 Ye that love the LORD, hate k evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.
11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
12 Rejoice m in the LORD. ye righteous; and give thanks 3 at the
remembrance of his holiness.
PSALM 97. O SING unto the LORD a new
lous things: his right a hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.
2 The b LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly showed in the sight of the heathen.
3 He c hath remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the d ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
The church rejoiceth at God's judgments upon idolaters.
f Jude 25.
4 For the LORD is great, and b greatly to he praised: he is to be feared above all gods.
g He. 13.15. 5 For call the gods of the nations 2 or, glorious are idols: but d the LORD made the sanctuary.
6 Honour and majesty are beforeh Ps.46.6,10. him: strength e and beauty are in his sanctuary.
i Re. 19.6.
7 Give f unto the LORD, O ye kin-
1 due unto his name: bring an offer-a
1 many, or,
10 Say among the heathen, h that the LORD reigneth: the world d 1Ki.8.12. also shall be established that ite Ps.89.14. shall not be moved: he shall judge 2or,establishthe people righteously.
11 Let k the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof.
12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice
13 Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.
h Nu. 14.21.
or, to the
4 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.
5 Sing unto the LORD with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm.
6 With trumpets, and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.
7 Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
8 Let the floods clap their hands:
THE LORD reigneth; let the PSALM 98. let the hills be joyful together
9 Before the LORD; fore he
earth b multitude of isles c be glad thereof.
a Ex. 15.6.
2 Clouds d and darkness are round about him: righteousness e and judgment are the 2 habitation of his throne.
c Lu. 1.54,72.
d Ro. 10. 12, 18.
3 A fire f goeth before him, and
to judge the earth: with righteous-
The Prophet setteth forth the kingdom of God in Zion.
HE a LORD reigneth; let b the people tremble; he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth 1 be moved.
2 The LORD is great in Zion; and he is high above all the people.
3 Let them praise thy great c and terrible name; for it is holy.
7 He spake unto them ing the cloudy pillar they kept his testimonies, and the ordinance that he gave thein.
8 Thou answeredst them, O LORD
PSALM C. An exhortation to praise God for d Ps.65.1. his power.
A Psalm of 1 praise.
TAKE a joyful noise unto the
M LORD, all 2 ye lands.
2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with sing
3 Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he a that hath made us, and 3 not we ourselves; we are his people, b and the sheep c of his pasture.
4 Enter d into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
5 For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to 4 all generations.
PSALM CI. David maketh a vow and profession of godliness.
A Psalm of David.
WILL sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, will I
2 the earth.
d Ps. 125.5.
c Ps. 145, 19.
2 I will behave a myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou d Is.43.2. come unto me? I will walk b with1Co. 10.13. in my house with a perfect heart. 2 or, (as some 31c will set no wicked thing read) into. before mine eyes: I hate the work 3 or, flesh. of them d that turn aside; it shall e Ac.23. 12. not cleave to me, If Ps.30.7. Ec.6.12.
4 A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know e a wicked person.
5 Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proudm heart will not 1 suffer.
1 or, for.
godliness. 2 in a perfect way, he shall serve
7 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies f shall not 3 tarry in my sight.
6 Mine eyes shall be upon the faith-n fol of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh
8 Ig will early destroy all the wicked of the land; that I may cut off all wicked doers from the city of the LORD.
The mercies of God are to be recorded. A Prayer of the afflicted, when a he is overwhelmed, and poureth bout his complaint before the Lord.
EAR c my prayer, O LORD, and
15 So the heathen shall fear the name of the LORD, and all the kings of the earth thy glory.
h Ja. 1.10.
16 When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory. 17 He m will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.
2.1-8. 18 This n shall be written for the Ro.15.4. generation to come: and the peo1Co.10.11.ple which shall be created shall praise the LORD.
12 But thou, i O LORD, shalt endure for ever: and thy remembrance unto all generations.
13 Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time k to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.
14 For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof.