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13 Before him Righteoufnefs fhall go

His royal harbinger, Then * will he come, and not be flow, 5j

His footfteps cannot err

* Heb. He will fet his-Jleps to the -way.

Pf.ilm Ltkxvl.

I Thy gracious ear, O Lord, incline,

0 hear me J thee pray,

For I am poor, and almofr pine

With need, and fad decay. a Preferve my foul, for f I have trod c

Thy ways, and love the juft, Save thou thy fervant, O my God,

Whoy?i//in thee doth trail.

f Heb. I amgood,loving,a doer of good and holy things. 3 Pity me, Lord, for daily thee

1 call; 4. O make rejoice IO Thy fervant's foul; for Lord to thee

1 lift my foul and voice.

5 For thou art good, thou Lord art prone To pardon, thou to all

Art full of mercy, thou alone r5

To them that on thee call.

6 Unto my fupplication, Lord, Give car, and to the cry

Of my incejfant pray'rs afford

Thy hearing gracioufly. vy

7 i in the day of my diftrefs
Will call on thee for aid;

For thou wilt grant me free accefs,
And anfwer what I pray d.

8 Like thee among the gods is none, 45

0 Lord, nor any works Of all that other gods have done

Like to thy glorious works.

9 The nations all whom thou haft made

Shall come, and all Jhall frame 30

To bow them low before thee, Lord,
And glorify thy name.

10 For great thou art, and wonders great
By thy ftrong hand are done,

Thou in thy everlafiing feat, 3S

Remaineft God alone.

11 Teach me, O Lord, thy way mofl right,

1 in thy truth will bide,

To fear thy name my heart unite,

So Jhall it nevcfflide. 4*

I i Thee will I praife, O Lord my God,

Thee honor and adore With my whole heart, and blaze abroad - Thy name for evermore. 13 For great thy mercy is tow'ard me, 45

And thou haft free'd my foul, Ev'n from the loweft Hell fet free,

From deefeft darknefs foul.

14 O God, the proud againft me rife,

And violent men are met 5»

To feek my life, and in their eyes

No fear of thee have let,
I5 But thou, Lord, art tie God moft mild,

Readief t thy grace to fhew,
Slow to be angry, and art ft'ifd S5

Mof t merciful, moft tree."

16 O turn to me thy fact at length, And me have mercy on,

Unto thy fervant give thy fIrength,

And lave thy handmaid's fon. 60

17 Some llgn of good to me afford,
And let my foes then fee,

And be afham'd, becaufe thou Lord
Doit help and comfort me.

Pfilm Lzxxvii.

I Among the holy mountains high

Is his foundation fair, There feated is his fiuBuary,

His temple there is plac'd.
St Sion's fair gates tiic Lord loves more J

Than all the dwellings fair
Of Jacob's land, though there he flirt,

And all -within his cart.

$ City of God, moft glorious things

Of thee abroad are fpoke;. 10

4 I mention Egypt, where proud kings Did our forefathers yoke.

I mention Babel to my friends,

Philiftia full of fcorn. And Tyre with Ethiop's utmoft ends, rj

Lo this man there was born i

5 But t-wice that praife jhall in our ear Be faid of Sion loft,

This and this man was born in her,

High God fhall fix her.faft. 40

6 The Lord fhall write it in a fcroll

That ne'er fhall be out-worn, i i

When he the nations doth iuroll
That this man there was born.

7 Both they who fmg, and they who dance, J5 With facredfongs are there,

In the frejh brooks, andfoft ftreams glance,
And all my fountains" clear.

Pfalm LXXXVIII.

I Lorn God that doft me fave and keep,

All day to thee I cry;
And all night long before thee -weep,

Before thee proftrate lie.

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