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PS. XCIV:1-23

13. That thou mayest give him

rest from the days of adversity, 10 Lord God, to whom venge- until the pit be digged for the ance belongeth; O God, to whom wicked. vengeance belongeth, shew thyself. 14 FOR THE LORD WILL

2 Lift up thyself, thou judge of NOT CAST OFF HIS PEOPLE, the earth: render a reward to the NEITHER WILL HE FORSAKE proud.

HIS INHERITANCE. 3 Lord, how long shall the wick- 15 BUT JUDGMENT SHALL ed, how long shall the wicked tri- RETURN UNTO RIGHTEOUSumph?

NESS: AND ALL THE UP4 How long shall they utter and RIGHT IN HEART

HEART SHALL speak hard things? and all the FOLLOW IT. workers of iniquity boast them- 16 Who will rise up for me selves?

against the evildoers? or who will 5 They break in pieces thy peo- stand up for me against the workple, O Lord, and afflict thine her-ers of iniquity? itage.

17 Unless the Lord had been my 6 They slay the widow and the help, my soul had almost dwelt stranger, and murder the father-in silence. less.

18 When I said, My foot slip7 Yet they say, The Lord shall peth; thy mercy, O Lord, held not see, neither shall the God of me up. Jacob regard it.

19 İn the multitude of my 8 Understand, ye brutish among

thoughts within me thy comforts the people: and ye fools, when will delight my soul.

20 Shall the throne of iniquity ye be wise? 9 He that planted the ear, shall frameth mischief by a law?

have fellowship with thee, which he not hear? he that formed the

21 They gather themselves toeye, shall he not see?

10 He that chastiseth the heath-gether against the soul of the

10 He that chastiseth the heath-righteous, and condemn the innoen, shall not he correct? he that

cent blood. teacheth man knowledge, shall not

22 But the LORD is my defence; he know?

and my God is the rock of my 11 The LORD knoweth thoughts of man, that they are 23 And he shall bring upon vanity.

them their own iniquity, and shall 12 Blessed is the man whom cut them off in their own wickedthou chastenest, O LORD, and ness; yea, the LORD our God shall teachest him out of thy law; cut them off.

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the refuge.

PS. XCVII:1-12

7 Confounded be all they that 1 The Lord reigneth; let the themselves of idols: worship him,

serve graven images, that boast earth rejoice; let the multitude of

all isles be glad thereof.

ye gods. .2 Clouds and darkness are round

8 Zion heard, and was glad; and about him: righteousness and the daughters of Judah rejoiced judgment are the habitation of because of thy judgments, O LORD. his throne.

9 For thou, LORD, art high above :3 A fire goeth before him, and all the earth: thou art exalted far burneth up his enemies round above all gods. about:

10 Ye that love the LORD, hate 4 His lightnings enlightened the evil: he preserveth the souls of his world: the earth sáw, and trem- saints; he delivereth them out of bled...,

the hand of the wicked. 1:5; The hills melted like wax at

11 Light is sown for the rightthe presence of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole cous, and gladness for the upright

in heart. 6 The heavens declare his right- 12 Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteousness, and all the people see eous; and give thanks at the rehis glory

membrance of his holiness.


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1. The historical argument is complete and now even the stones are crying out, for in the very place about the Crimea, where the Ten Tribes are said to have wandered, and historians trace the different swarms that in time formed this Empire, four cemeteries have been found with a vast number of grave stones with Hebrew inscriptions of about B. C. 650, but not in the square Hebrew of the time after the Babylonian captivity, but the old Hebrew characters found on the Moabite stone and the masons marks on Solomon's temple.—"The Banner of Israel,” January, 1918, written by Dr. Aldersmith of Horsham, England. THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL



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