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The ornaments and


privileges of the church. the LORD with the sound of a we seen in the city of the trumpet.

LORD of hosts, in the city of 6 Sing praises to God, sing our God: God will establish praises: sing praises unto our it for ever. Selah. King, sing praises.

9 We have thought of thy 7 For God is the King of all lovingkindness, O God, in the the earth: sing ye praises with midst of thy temple. understanding

10 According to thy name, O 8 God reigneth over the hea- God, so is thy praise unto the then: God sitteth upon the ends of the earth : thy right throne of his holiness.

hand is full of righteousness. 9 The princes of the people 11 Let mount Zion rejoice, are gathered together, even the let the daughters of Judah be people of the God of Abraham: glad, because of thy judgments. for the shields of the earth 12 Walk about Zion, and go belong unto God: he is greatly round about her: tell the tow. exalted.

ers thereof.

13 Mark ye well her bulwarks, PSALM XLVIII.

consider her palaces; that ye The ornaments and privileges of the church. may tell it to the generation I A Song and Psalm for the sons following. of Korah.

14 For this God is our God

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even unto death. the city of our God, in the

PSALM XLIX. mountain of his holiness.

1 The psalmist calleth upon all men to hear. 6 2 Beautiful for situation, the He sheveth the vanity of trusting in wealth.

16 Worldly prosperity is not to be envied; joy of the whole earth, is mount

it cannot save from death. Zion, on the sides of the north, T To the chief Musician, A Psalm city

for the sons of Korah.

EAR this, all ye people; for a refuge.

give ear, all ye inhabitants 4 For, lo, the kings were as

of the world: sembled, they passed by toge- 2 Both low and high, rich and ther.

poor, together. 5 They saw it, and so they 3 My mouth shall speak of marvelled; they were troubled, wisdom; and the meditation and hasted away.

of my heart shall be of under. 6 Fear took hold upon them standing. there, and pain, as of a woman 4 I will incline mine ear to a in travail.

parable: I will open my dark 7 Thou breakest the ships of saying upon the harp. Tarshish with an east wind. 5 Wherefore should I fear in 8 As we have heard, so have the days of evil, when the ini.

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The vanity of


trusting in wealth.
quity of my heels shall compass | carry nothing away: his glory
me about?

shall not descend after him.
6 They that trust in their 18 Though while he lived he
wealth, and boast themselves blessed his soul: and men will
in the multitude of their riches; praise thee, when thou doest

7 None of them can by any well to thyself:
means redeem his brother, nor 19 He shall go to the genera-
give to God a ransom for him: tion of his fathers; they shall

8 (For the redemption of their never see light.
soul is precious, and it ceaseth 20 Man that is in honour, and
for ever:)

understandeth not, is like the
9 That he should still live for beasts that perish.
ever, and not see corruption.
10 For he seeth that wise

men die, likewise the fool and 1 The majesty of God in the church. 6 His
the brutish person perish, and

order to gather together his saints. 7 The

pleasure of God is not in ceremonies, 14 but
leave their wealth to others. in sincerity of obedience.
11. Their inward thought is,

CA Psalm of Asaph.

their houses shall continue THLEmighty God, even the
places to all generations; they called the earth from the rising
call their lands after their own of the sun unto the going down

12 Nevertheless man being 2 Out of Zion, the perfection
in honour abideth not: he is of beauty, God hath shined.
like the beasts that perish.

3 Our God shall come, and
13 This their way is their fol. shall not keep silence: a fire
ly: yet their posterity approve shall devour before him, and
their sayings. Selah.

it shall be very tempestuous
14 Like sheep they are laid round about him.
in the grave; death shall feed 4 He shall call to the heavens
on them; and the upright shall from above, and to the earth,
have dominion over them in that he may judge his people.
the morning; and their beauty 5 Gather my saints together
shall consume in the grave unto me; those that have made
from their dwelling.

a covenant with me by sacri.
15 But God will redeem my fice.
soul from the power of the 6 And the heavens shall de-
grave: for he shall receive me. clare his righteousness: for God

is judge himself. Selah.

16 Be not thou afraid when 7
one is made rich, when the will speak; O Israel, and I
glory of his house is increased; will testify against thee: I am
17 For when he dieth he shall | God, even thy God.

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The wicked rebuked.

PSALMS. David confesseth his sin 8 I will not reprove thee for done, and I kept silence; thou thy sacrifices or thy burnt of thoughtest that I was altogeferings, to have been continually ther such a one as thyself: but before me.

I will reprove thee, and set 9 I will take no bullock out them in order before thine eyes. of thy house, nor he goats out of 22 Now consider this, ye that thy folds :

forget God, lest I tear you in 10 For every beast of the fo- pieces, and there be none to derest is mine, and the cattle


liver. a thousand hills.

23 Whoso offereth praise glo11 I know all the fowls of rifieth me: and to him that or. the mountains: and the wild dereth his conversation aright beasts of the field are mine. will I shew the salvation of

12 If I were hungry, I would God. not tell thee: for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof.

PSALM LI. 13 Will I eat the flesh of 1 David prayeth for remission of sins, whereof

he maketh a deep confession. 6 He prayeth bulls, or drink the blood of for sanctification. 16 God delighieth of goats?

in sacrifice, but in sincerity. 18 Čle prayeth

for the church. 14 Offer unto God thanksgiv. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of ing; and pay thy vows unto the David, when Nathan the prophet Most High:

came unto him, after he had gone 15 And call upon me in the in to Bath-sheba. : I will

AVE mercy upon me, . , shalt

Godaccording to thy 16 But unto the wicked God vingkindness: according unto saith, What hast thou to do to the multitude of thy tender declare my statutes, or that mercies blot out my transgressthou shouldest take my cove- ions. nant in thy mouth?

2 Wash me thoroughly from 17 Seeing thou hatest instruc- mine iniquity, and cleanse me tion, and castest my words be- from my sin. hind thee.

3 For I acknowledge my trans18 When thou sawest a thief, gressions: and my sin is ever then thou consentedst with before me. him, and hast been partaker 4 Against thee, thee only, have with adulterers.

I sinned, and done this evil in 19 Thou givest thy mouth to thy sight: that thou mightest evil, and thy tongue frameth be justified when thou speakdeceit.

est, and be clear when thou 20 Thou sittest and speakest judgest. against thy brother; thou slan- 5 Behold, I was shapen in ini. derest thine own mother's son. quity; and in sin did my mother 21 These things hast thou conceive me.

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He imploreth pardon. PSALMS. The ruin of the wicked.

6 Behold, thou desirest truth ed with the sacrifices of rightin the inward parts: and in the eousness, with burnt offering hidden part thou shalt make and whole burnt offering: then ine to know wisdom.

shall they offer bullocks upon 7 Purge me with hyssop, and thine altar. . I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.


1 David, condemnning the spitefulness of Doeg, 8 Make me to hear joy and prophesieth his destruction.

6 The rightgladness; that the bones which eous shall rejoice at it. 8 David, upon his

confidence in God's mercy, giveth thanks. thou hast broken may rejoice.

To the chief Musician, Maschil, 9 Hide thy face from my sins,

A Psalm of David, when Doeg and blot out all mine iniquities. the Edomite came and told Saul,

10 Create in me a clean heart, and said unto him, David is come O God; and renew a right spi. to the house of Ahimelech. rit within me.

HY boastest thou thyself 11

in mischiefO mighty thy presence; and take not man? the goodness of God en. thy Holy Spirit from me. dureth continually.

12 Restore unto me the joy 2 Thy tongue deviseth misof thy salvation; and uphold chiefs; like a sharp razor, workme with thy free Spirit. ing deceitfully.

13 Then will I teach trans- 3 Thou lovest evil more than gressors thy ways; and sinners good; and lying rather than to shall be converted unto thee. speak righteousness. Selah.

14 Deliver me from blood. 4 Thou lovest all devouring guiltiness, O God, thou God of words, O thou deceitful tongue. my salvation: and my tongue 5 God shall likewise destroy shall sing aloud of thy right- thee for ever, he shall take eousness.

thee away, and pluck thee out 15 O Lord, open thou my lips; of thy dwellingplace, and root

mouth shall shew forth thee out of the land of the liv. thy praise.

ing. Selah. 16 For thou desirest not sa- 6 The righteous also shall crifice; else would I give it : see, and fear, and shall laugh thou delightest not in burnt at him: offering.

7 Lo, this is the man that 17 The sacrifices of God are made not God his strength; a broken spirit: a broken and but trusted in the abundance a contrite heart, O God, thou of his riches, and strengthened wilt not despise.

himself in his wickedness. 18 Do good in thy good plea- 8 But I am like a green olive sure unto Zion: build thou the tree in the house of God: I walls of Jerusalem.

trust in the mercy of God for 19 Then shalt thou be pleas- I ever and ever.

and my

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Corruption of wicked men. PSALMS.

David, in his distress, 9 I will praise thee for ever, the Ziphim came and said to because thou hast done it: and Saul, Doth not David hide himself

with us? I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.

AVE me, O God, by thy

name, and judge me by thy PSALM LIII.

strength. 1 David describeth the corruption of wicked men. 4 He convinceth the wicked by the light

2 Hear my prayer, O God; of their own conscience. 6 He glorieth in

give ear to the words of my the salvation of God. I To the chief Musician upon Maha

mouth. lath, Maschil, A Psalm of David. 3 For strangers are risen up CHE fool hath said in his against me, and oppressors seek heart, There is no God.

after my soul: they have not

set God before them. Selah. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there

4 Behold, God is mine helper: is none that doeth good.

the Lord is with them that up2 God looked down from hea


5 He shall reward evil unto ven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did mine enemies: cut them off in understand, that did seek God. thy truth. 3 Every one of them is gone

6 I will freely sacrifice unto back: they are altogether be thee: I will praise thy name, come filthy; there is none that O Lord; for it is good. doeth good, no, not one.

7 For he hath delivered me 4 Have the workers of iniqui- out of all trouble: and mine ty no knowledge ? who eat up

eye hath seen his desire upon

mine enemies. iny people as they eat bread: they have not called upon God.

PSALM LV. 5 There were they in great | 1 David in his prayer complaineth of his fear fear, where no fear was: for God

ful case. 9 He prayeth against his enemies,

of whose wickedness and treachery he coinhath scattered the bones of him plaineth. 16 He comforteth himself in God's

preservation, and in the confusion of his eno that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, be- 1 To the chief Musician on Neginoth, cause God hath despised them. Maschil, A Psalm of David.

6 Oh that the salvation of Y to Israel were come out of Zion ! When God bringeth back the from my supplication. captivity of his people, Jacob 2 Attend unto me, and hear shall rejoice, and Israel shall me: I mourn in my complaint, be glad.

and make a noise; PSALM LIV.

3 Because of the voice of the 1 David, complaining of the Ziphim, prayeth enemy, because of the oppress

for salvation. 4 Upon his confidence in God's help he promiseth sacrifice.

ion of the wicked: for they cast I To the chief Musician on Neginoth, iniquity upon me, and in wrath Maschil, A Psalm of David, when I they hate me.


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