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And now, O Lord God, the word Lord hath said unto me, Thou art that thou haft spoken concerning thy my Son, this day have I begotten tbee. servant, and concerning his house: Defire of me: and I shall give establish it for ever.

thee the heathen for thine inheri. And let thy name be magnified tance, and the utmost parts of the for ever, saying, the Lord of hofts earth for thy poffeffion. is the God over Israel : And let the Thou shalt bruise them with a rod house of thy servant be established of iron: and break them in pieces before thee.

like a potter's veffel. For thou, O Lord, haft revealed to thy servant, saying, I will build thee an house: therefore hath shy Be wise now therefore, Oye servant found in his heart to pray kings: be instructed, ye judges of this prayer unto thee.

the earth. And now, O Lord God, thou art Serve Yehovab with fear, and rethat God, and thy words be true: joice unto him with reverence. and thou hast promised this good- Kiss the Son, left he be angry, ar.d ness unto thy servant.

so ýe perish from the right way, if Therefore now let it please thee his wrath be kindled, yea but a little : to bless the house of thy servant: Blessed are all they chat put their that it may continue for ever before trust in him. thee.

14. For that which thou blefTeft, o Lord: is blessed for ever.

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cellent is thy name in all the 13.

earth : Thou that haft set thy glory

above the heavens ! do

Out of the mouth of babes and and the people imagine fucklingshaft thou ordained a vain thing? The kings of the earth strength: because of thine enemies; stand up, and the rulers take coun When I consider thy heavens, the sel together, against the LORD, and work of thy fingers: the moon and against his anointed.

the stars which thou hast ordained. Let us break their bonds asunder, What is man, that thou art mind. and caft away their cords from as : ful of him : and the son of man, that But he that dwelleth in heaven, shall thou visitest him? laugh them to scorn, the Lord shall For thou hast made him a little have them in derision.

lower than the angels : and haft Then shall he speak unto them in crowned him with glory and honour. his wrath: and vex them in his sore Thou madeft him to have domi. displeasure.

nion over the works of thy hands : Yet have I set my King: upon my Thou hast put all things under his holy hill of Zion.


Jehovah our governor ! how ex.

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I will call upon the Lord, who is ) Reserve me, O God : for in worthy to be praised : so thall I be

safe from my enemies. thee do I

In my distress I called upon the O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, thou art my Lord, my good heard my voice out of his temple,

Lord, and cried unto my God: He ness extendeth not to thee: but to and my cry came before him, even the saints that are in the earth, and

into his ears. to the excellent, in whom is all my

He bowed the heavens and came delight. Their forrows shall be multiplied, feet: 'He rode upon the cherubims

down, and darkness was under his - that hasten after another God: I and did fly, yea he did fly upon the will not take

their names into

wings of the wind; at the brightness lips. The LORD is the portion of

that was before him, his thick clouds inheritance and of my cup. Thou removed.

He sent from on high, and took thalt maintain my lot.

me: He delivered me from my The lot is fallen unto me in a fair ground, yea I have a goodly heri- ftrong enemy, and from them which

hated me; for they were too strong tage : I will bless, the Lord, who for me, they prevented me in the hath given me counsel, my reins.* also instruct me in the night season. day of my calamity; but the Lord

was my stay. • Pl. cxxxix. 13. Rev. ii, 23.

He brought me forth also into a I have set the Lord always before large place: He delivered me, beme: because he is at my right hand, cause he delighted in me. I shall not be moved.

With the merciful thou wilt shew Therefore my heart is glad, and thyself merciful, with an upright man my glory rejoiceth : my Aesh also thou wilt shew thyself upright, with shall rest in hope.


thou wilé fhew thyself pure, For thou wilt not leave my soul and with the froward thou wilt Thew in hell: neither wilt thou suffer thine thyself froward : For thou wilt fave holy one to fee corruption.

the afflicted people, but wilt bring Thou wilt shew me the path of down high looks. life, in thy presence is fulness of joy, Thou wilt light my lamp: the and at thy right hand there are plea- Lord my God shall make my darksures for evermore.

ness to be light.

For by thee I have broken thro' 16."

a troop, and by my God I have

leaped over a wall: As for God, (18) will love thee, O Lord my his way is perfect, the word of the

strength : The LORD is my Lord is tried, he is a buckler to all' rock, my fortress, and


those that trust in him. My Saviour, my God, and my For who is God, fave Jehovab? might, in whom I will trust: my or who is a rock, save our God? buckler, the horn also of my falva It is God that girdeth me with tion, and my refuge.

ftrength, and maketh my way per

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fet : He maketh my feet like hinds But as for me, I am a worm and feet, and setteth me upon my high no man: a very scorn of men, and phces.

the outcast of the people. Thou hast given me the shield of All they that fee me, laugh me thy salvation, thy right hand also to scorn: they shoot out the lip, and fhill hold me up and thy loving shake the head, correction thall make me great.

He trufted in God, that he would Thou shalt make room enough deliver him : let him deliver him, if under me for to go: that my foot- he delight in him. - ftess shall not slide.

But thou art he that took me out 5

Thou hast delivered me from the of my mother's womb : Thou wast Arvings of the people: a people my hope, when I hanged yet upon whom I have not known, shall serve my mother's breasts. me; at the hearing of the ear they I was cast upon thee from the fhall obey me.

womb: thou art my God from my The strange children shall submit mother's belly. thenselves : The Lord liveth, and Be not far from me: for trouble blesed be my strong helper, and is near, and there is none to help. pra:sed be the God of my salvation. I am poured out like water: all

Therefore will I give thanks unto my bones are out of joint. thee, O Lord, among the heathen, My heart in the midst of my body and fing praises into thy name: is even like melting wax: my strength Great deliverance giveth he to his is dried up like a potsherd. king, and theweth mercy to his My tongue

cleaveth to my gums: anointed, to David, and to his feed and thou haft brought me into the for evermore.

duft of death.

For many dogs have compassed 17:

me: the assembly of the wicked ELI! ELI! (see ifa. liii.)

have inclosed me.

They pierced my hands and my Y God ! my God! why feet ; I may tell all my bones : Thiy why art thou fo far from helping my garinents among them, and caft me, and from the words of my com. lots upon my veiture. plaint ?

But be not thou far from me, O O my God, I cry in the day-time, Lord : O my strength, haste thee to but thou hearest not: and in the help me. night. season also I am not filent.

Deliver my soul from the sword, But thou continuelt holy : Othou my darling from the

of the worship of Israel.

dog : Save me from the lion's mouth Our fathers hoped in thee : they thou hast heard me also from among trusted in thee, and thou didit de the horns of the unicorns.

I will declare thy name unto my They called upon thee, and were brethren : in the midst of the conholpen : they put their trust in thee, gregation will I praise thee.

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Who shall ascend into the hill of

the Lord : and who shall stand in his Opraise the Lord, ye that fear holy place ? him: magnify him, all ye of the The generation of them that eek feed of Jacob, and fear him, all ye him that seek thy face, O God of seed of Ifrael.

Jacob. Selah. For he hath not despised nor ab. Lift up your heads, O ye gite!, horred the low estate of the poor, and be ye lift up, ye everlating neither hath he hid his face from doors : and the King of glory hall! him: but when he cried unto him, come in. he heard.

Who is this king of glory? The My praise shall be of thee in the Lord strong and mighty, the Lord great congregation: I will pay my mighty in battle. vows before them that fear him. Lift up your heads, O ye gites,

The poor shall eat and be fatis- even lift them up, ye everlating fied: they that seek after the LORD, doors: and the king of glory shall shall praise him.

come in. Your heart shall live for ever: All Who is this king of glory? The the ends of the world shall remem- Lord of hosts, he is the king of ber and turn unto the Lord, and all glory. Selah. the kindreds of the nations shall worship before him.

19. For the kingdom is the Lord's :


good All they that be fat upon earth, the things which I have made touch. fhall worship: all they that go down ing the King. to the dust, shall bow before him, Thou art fairer than the childrer. and none can keep alive his own of men, full of grace are thy lips soul.

because God hath blessed thee for A feed shall serve him: it shall be ever. counted to the Lord for a genera- Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, tion.

O most mighty : with thy glory and They shall come, and shall de. thy majeky. clare his righteousness unto a people Good luck have thou with thine that shall be born : that he hath honour : ride on because of the word done this.

of truth, of meekness and righte. 18.

ousness, and thy right hand shall

teach thee terrible things. HE earth is Jehovah's,


(24) T and the talneschereof; the people Thall be fubdued unto

the world and they that dwell there, thee, even in the midst among the in.

king's enemies. For he hath founded it upon the Thy throne, O God, is for ever feas : and established it upon the and ever : the sceptre of thy kingfloods.

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of Thou hast loved righteousness, and mountains shake at the tempest of bai hated iniquity: therefore, O God, the fame.

thy God hath anointed thee with the There is a river, the streams & oil of gladness above thy fellows. whereof shall make glad the city of

All thy garments smell of myrrh, God: the holy place of the taber. aloes and caflia: out of the ivory nacle of the most High. e, palaces, whereby they have made God is in the midlt of her, there. thee glad.

fore shall she not be removed God Kings daughters were among thy shall help her, and that right early. honourable women: upon thy right The heathen make much ado, and h hand did itand the queen in gold of the kingdoms are moved: but God ori Ophir.

hath shewed his voice, and the earth Hearken, o daughter, and con- fall melt away. es sider, incline thine ear : forget also The Lord of hosts is with us : the nes thine own people, and thy father's God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.

Come, behold the works of the So Tall the king have pleasure in Lord: what desolations he hath -h thy beauty : for he is thy Lord, and made in the earth. o worship thou him.

He maketh war to cease in all 1

The king's daughter is all glo- the world : Be still then, and know rious within : her clothing is of that I am God. wrought gold.

I will be exalted among the heaShe shall be brought unto the king then: I will be exalted in the earth. in raiment of needle-work: the The Lord of hosts is with us : the o virgins, her companions, that follow God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah. ch her, shall be brought unto thee. With joy and gladness shall they


people: sing unto God fa Instead of thy fathers thou shalt with the voice of melody.

have children ; whom thou míayst For the LORD most high is terrioh make princes in all lands. ble, he is a great king over all the

I will make thy name to be re-earth. membered in all generations : there- He shall subdue the people under ini fore fhall the people praise thee for us : and the nations under our feet. ori ever and ever.

He shall choose our inheritance :

the excellency of Jacob, whom he 20.

loved. Selah.

God is gone up with a shout : the OD is our hope and Lord with a sound of a trumpet.

Sing praises, sing praises unto our hi we not fear;

God: sing praises, fing praises untó Tho' the earth be moved, and our king. tho' the hills be carried into the For God is the king of all the ng midst of the sea : tho' the waters earth : fing ye praises with underthereof rage and swell, and tho' the ftanding.


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