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Exchortations
PSALMS.

to praise God
PSALM CXIII.

5 What ailed thee, O thou sea,
1 An exhortation to praise God for his excel-
lency, 6 for his mercy.

that thou fleddest? thou Jordan,
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that thou wast driven back?

6 Ye mountains, that ye skippraise the name of the Lord. ped like rams; and ye little

2 Blessed be the name of the hills, like lambs? LORD from this time forth and

7 Tremble, thou earth, at the for evermore.

presence of the Lord, at the pre3 From the rising of the sun

sence of the God of Jacob; unto the going down of the

8 Which turned the rock into same the Lord's name is to be a standing water, the flint into praised.

a fountain of waters. 4 The Lord is high above all

PSALM CXV. nations, and his glory above

1 God is truly glorious ; 4 and idols are vanity. the heavens.

9 An exhortation to confidence in God. 12 5 Who is like unto the LORD,

God will bless those who fear him.

unto us, O ,
6 Who humbleth himself to
behold the things that are in

name give glory, for thy mer-
heaven, and in the earth! cy, and for thy truth's sake.
7 He raiseth up the poor out

2 Wherefore should the hea-
of the dust, and lifteth the then say, Where is now their
needy out of the dunghill;

God? 8 That he may set him with 3

3 But our God is in the heaprinces, even with the princes vens: he hath done whatsoever of his people.

he hath pleased. 9 He maketh the barren wo

4 Their idols are silver and man to keep house, and to be a gold, the work of men's hands. joyful mother of children. Praise 5 They have mouths, but they ye the LORD.

speak not: eyes have they, but

they see not:
PSALM CXIV.
An exhortation to fear God in vier of his mighty | hear not: noses have they, but

6 They have ears, but they
works in behalf of Israel.
HEN Israel went out of they smell not:

Egypt, the house of Ja- 7 They have hands, but they
cob from a people of strange handle not: feet have they, but
language;

they walk not: neither speak
2 Judah was his sanctuary, they through their throat.
and Israel his dominion.

8 They that make them are
3 The sea saw it, and fled: like unto them; so is every one
Jordan was driven back. that trusteth in them.

4 The mountains skipped like 9 O Israel, trust thou in the
rams, and the little hills like Lord: he is their help and their
lambs.

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The psalmist's

PSALMS.

thankfulness. 10 O house of Aaron, trust in 4 Then called I upon the the LORD: he is their help and name of the Lord; O Lord, 1 their shield.

beseech thee, deliver my soul. 11 Ye that fear the Lord, trust 5 Gracious is the Lord, and in the Lord: he is their help righteous; yea, our God is merand their shield.

ciful. 12 The Lord hath been mind. 6 The Lord preserveth the ful of us: he will bless us; he simple: I was brought low, and will bless the house of Israel; he helped me. he will bless the house of 7 Return unto thy rest, O my Aaron.

soul; for the Lord hath dealt 13 He will bless them that bountifully with thee. fear the Lord, both small and 8 For thou hast delivered my great.

soul from death, mine eyes from 14 The Lord shall increase tears, and my feet from falling. you more and more, you and 9 I will walk before the LORD your children.

in the land of the living. 15 Ye are blessed of the LORD 10 I believed, therefore have which made heaven and earth. I spoken: I was greatly aflic

16 The heaven, even the hea- ted: vens, are the Lord's: but the 11 I said in my haste, All earth hath he given to the chil. men are liars. dren of men.

12 What shall I render unto 17 The dead praise not the the Lord for all his benefits Lord, neither any that go down toward me? into silence.

13 I will take the cup of sal18 But we will bless the LORD vation, and call upon the name from this time forth and for of the LORD. evermore, Praise the LORD.

14 I will pay my vows unto

the Lord now in the presence PSALM CXVI.

of all his people. 1 The pealmist professeth his love and duty to God for his deliverance. 12 He studieth to

15 Precious in the sight of be thankful.

the LORD is the death of his LOVE the Lord, because saints.

he hath heard my voice 16 O Lord, truly I am thy, and my supplications.

servant; I am thy servant, and 2 Because he hath inclined the son of thine handmaid: his ear unto me, therefore will thou hast loosed my bonds. I call upon him as long as I

17 I will offer to thee the salive.

crifice of thanksgiving, and will 3 The sorrows of death com

call upon the name of the Lord. passed me, and the pains of hell 18 I will pay my vows unto gat hold upon me: I found trou- the LORD now in the presence

of all his people,

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E.chortations

PSALMS.

to praise God
19 In the courts of the Lord's LORD than to put confidence in
house, in the midst of thee, O princes.
Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD. 10 All nations compassed me

about: but in the name of the
PSALM CXVII.
An exhortation to praise God for his mercy

LORD will I destroy them.

11 They compassed me about; H praise the Lord, all ye yea, they compassed me about:

but in the name of the LORD I ye people.

will destroy them. 2 For his merciful kindness is

12 They compassed me about great toward us: and the truth like bees; they are quenched of the LORD endureth for ever.

as the fire of thorns : for in the Praise ye the Lord.

name of the Lord I will destroy PSALM CXVIII.

them.
1 An exhortation to praise God for his mercy.

13 Thou hast thrust sore at
5 The psalmist by his experience sheweth how
good it is to trust in God. 19 The coming

me that I might fall : but the
of Christ in his kingdom.

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LORD; for he is good : and song, and is become my
because his mercy endureth for salvation.
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15 The voice of rejoicing and
2 Let Israel now say, that salvation is in the tabernacles
his mercy endureth for ever. of the righteous: the right hand

3 Let the house of Aaron now of the Lord doeth valiantly,
say, that his mercy endureth for 16 The right hand of the

Lord is exalted: the right
4 Let them now that fear the hand of the LORD doeth vali-
LORD say, that his mercy endur- antly.
eth for ever.

17 I shall not die, but live,
5 I called upon the Lord in and declare the works of the
distress : the LORD answered | LORD.
me, and set me in a large 18 The LORD hath chastened
place.

me sore: but he hath not given
6 The LORD is on my side; I

me over unto death.
will not fear: what can man 19 Open to me the gates of
do unto me?

righteousness: I will go into
7 The Lord taketh my part them, and I will praise the
with them that help me: there- LORD:
fore shall I see my desire upon 20 This gate of the Lord,
them that hate me.

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into which the righteous shall 8 It is better to trust in the enter. Lord than to put confidence in 21 I will praise thee: for thou man.

hast heard me, and art become 9 It is better to trust in the my salvation.

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Sundry prayers,
PSALMS.

praises, and 22 The stone which the build-ed, when I have respect unto ers refused is become the head all thy commandments. stone of the corner.

7 I will praise thee with 23 This is the Lord's doing; uprightness of heart, when I it is marvellous in our eyes.

shall have learned thy right24 This is the day which the eous judgments. LORD hath made; we will re- 8 I will keep thy statutes: oh joice and be glad in it. forsake me not utterly. 25 Save now, I beseech thee,

BETH. O LORD: O Lord, I beseech 9 Wherewithal shall a young thee, send now prosperity. man cleanse his way? by tak

26 Blessed be he that cometh ing heed thereto according to in the name of the LORD: we thy word. have blessed you out of the 10 With my whole heart have house of the LORD.

I sought thee: oh let me not 27 God is the LORD, which wander from thy command. hath shewed us light: bind ments. the sacrifice with cords, even 11 Thy word have I hid in unto the horns of the altar. mine heart, that I might not

28 Thou art my God, and I sin against thee. will praise thee: thou art my 12 Blessed art thou, O LORD: God, I will exalt thee.

teach me thy statutes. 29 Oh give thanks unto the 13 With my lips have I deLORD; for he is good : for his clared all the judgments of thy mercy endureth for ever.

mouth.

14 I have rejoiced in the way PSALM CXIX. This psalm containeth sundry prayers, praises,

of thy testimonies, as much as and professions of obedience.

in all riches. ALEPH.

15 I will meditate in thy preLESSED are the unde- cepts, and have respect unto thy filed in the

way,
who

ways. walk in the law of the 16 I will delight myself in LORD.

thy statutes : I will not forget 2 Blessed are they that keep thy word. his testimonies, and that seek

GIMEL. him with the whole heart. 17 Deal bountifully with thy

3 They also do no iniquity: servant, that I may live, and they walk in his ways.

keep thy word. 4 Thou hast commanded us 18 Open thou mine eyes,

that to keep thy precepts diligent- I may behold wondrous things ly.

out of thy law. 5 Oh that my ways were di- 19 I am a stranger in the rected to keep thy statutes ! earth: hide not thy command. 6 Then shall I not be asham. I ments from me.

B-fled in the way, who ways

professions PSALMS.

of obedience. 20 My soul breaketh for the 34 Give me understanding, longing that it hath unto thy and I shall keep thy law; yea, judgments at all times. I shall observe it with my whole 21 Thou hast rebuked the heart.

35 err from thy commandments. path of thy commandments; for

22 Remove from me reproach therein do I delight. and contempt; for I have kept 36 Incline my heart unto thy thy testimonies.

testimonies, and not to covet23 Princes also did sit and ousness. speak against me: but thy 37 Turn away mine eyes from servant did meditate in thy beholding vanity; and quickstatutes.

en thou me in thy way. 24 Thy testimonies also are 38 Stablish thy word unto thy my delight, and my counsellors. servant, who is devoted to thy DALETH.

fear. 25 My soul cleaveth unto the 39 Turn away my reproach dust: quicken thou me accord- which I fear: for thy judgments ing to thy word.

are good. 26 I have declared my ways, 40 Behold, I have longed after and thou heardest me: teach thy precepts: quicken me in me thy statutes.

thy righteousness. 27 Make me to understand the

VAU. way of thy precepts: so shall 41 Let thy mercies come also I talk of thy wondrous works. unto me, O Lord, even thy sal

28 My soul melteth for heavi. vation, according to thy word. ness: strengthen thou me ac- 42 So shall I have wherewith cording unto thy word. to answer him that reproach

29 Remove from me the way eth me: for I trust in thy word. of lying: and grant me thy law 43 And take not the word of graciously.

truth utterly out of my mouth; 30 I have chosen the way of for I have hoped in thy judgtruth: thy judgments have I ments. laid before me.

44 So shall I keep thy law 31 I have stuck unto thy tes- continually for ever and ever. timonies: 0 LORD, put me not 45 And I will walk at liberty : to shame.

for I seek thy precepts. 32 I will run the way of thy 46 I will speak of thy testi. commandments, when thou monies also before kings, and shalt enlarge my heart.

will not be ashamed. НЕ.

47 And I will delight myself 33 Teach me, O Lord, the in thy commandments, which way of thy statutes; and I shall I have loved. keep it unto the end.

48 My hands also will I lift up

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