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David reprovtth the -wicked. PSALMS. Ku prayer for deliverance.

in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge until these calamities be overpast.

» I will cry unto God most high: unto God that performeth«///&«£./ forme.

3 He (hall lend from heaven and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God (hall fend ■forth his mercy and his truth.

4 My foul it among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons'of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; Ut thy glory be above all the earth.

6 They have prepared a net for my steps: my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit btfore me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.

7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.

8 Awake up, my glory; awake, psalter)- and harp: I myJ'elsvi'M awake early.

9 I will praise thee, O LorD, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations.

10 For thy mercy it great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.

11 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: let thy glory he above all the earth.

P S A L. LVIII. I David reproving ivicited judges, 3 deferibeth the nature os the wicked, 6 and devoteth them to God's judgements, 10 whereat the righteous shall rejoice. To the chief musician, Al-tasehith, Michtam of David.

DO ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye ions of men?

5 Vea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in "the earth.

3 The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, (peaking lies.

4 Their poison /'/ like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that ftoppeth her ear;

5 Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming ever so wisely.

6 Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O Lord.

7 Let them melt away as waters which run continually; iuhe» he bendeth his boiv to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces.

& As a snail which melteth, let even

one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not fee the fun.

9 Before your pots can feel the thorns, he (hall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.

10 The righteous lhall rejoice when he feeth the vengeance: he (hall wash, his feet in the blood of the wicked.

11 So that a man (hall lay, Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.


1 David prayeth to be delivered from his enemies. 6 He complaineth of their cruelty. 8 He trufteth in God. 11 He prayeth against them. 16 He praiseth God,

To the chief musician, Al-taschith, Michram of David,when Saulsent.and they watched the house to kill him.

DELIVER me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rife up against me.

s Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.

3 For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul t the mighty are gathered against me: not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Lord.

4 They run and prepare themselves without my fault: awake to help me; and behold.

5 Thou therefore, O Lord God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.

6 They return at evening-, they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

7 Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for viho,fay they, doth hear?

8 But thou, O Lord, stialt laugh at them:: thou (halt have all the heathen in derision.

9 Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God it my defence.

10 The God of my mercy (hall prevent me: God {hall let me fee my desire upon mine enemies.

11 Slay them not, lest my people for

fet: scatter them by thy power; and ring them down, O Lord our shield, li For the (in of their mouth, and the words of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride: and for curling and lying ivhich they speak.'

13 Consume them in wrath, consume them, tlut they may not be: and let them know that God ruleth in Jacob, unto the ends of the earth. Selah.

14 And at evening let them return; David's complaint, &e.

mid let them make a n«ise like a dog, and go round about the city.

15 Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge is they be not satisfied.

16 But I will (ing of thy power; yea, I will singaloudof thymercyin the morn, ing: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.

17 Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy.

P S A L. LX.

1 Dar,r.d complaining to God of former judgement, 4 ntnv upon better hope, praytth for deliverance. 6 Comforting himself in God's promises, lie craveth that help whereon he trufleth.

To the chief mulician upon Shufhaneduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah; when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of Salt twelve thousand.

OGOD, thou hast cast us off, thou haft scattered us, tlioa halt been displeased: O turn thyself to us again.

2 Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof, for it fhaketh.

3 Thou hast shewed thy people hard things; thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.

4 Thou hast given a banner to them that feared thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

5 That thy beloved msy be delivered, sore with thy right hand, and hear me.

6 God hath spoken in his holiness: I will rejoice: I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.

7 Gilead is mine, and Manaffeh is mine, Ephraim also is the strength of mine head: Judah is my lawgiver;

8 Moab is my walhpot; over Edom will I cast out my (hoe; Philistia, triumph thou because of me.

9 Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead me into Edom?

10 Wilt not thou, O God, which hadst cast us off' and thou, O God, which didst not go out with our armies?

11 Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

12 Through God we (hall do valiantly: for he it is that (hall tread down our enemies.

P S A L. LXI. j David fieeth to God upon his former experience, 4 He voweth perpetual service unto him because ofhis promises. To the chits musician upon Neginah, « psalm of David.

PSALMS. Hit confidence in GoI

TTE AR my cry, O God; attend un

to my prayer.

2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

3 For thou hast been a shelter for me< and a ltrong tower from the enemy.

4 I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah.

5 For thou, O God, hast heard my vows: thou hast given me the heritage of those that fear thy name.

6 Thou wilt prolong the king's life: and his years as many generations.

7 He (hall abide before God for ever:

0 prepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him,

8 So will IsingpYaiseuntothy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows*


1 David prof effing his confidence in God, di/courageth his enemies, 5 in the fame confidence he encourageth the godly. 9 No trust to be put in worldly things. 11 Power and mercy belong to God.

To the chief musician, to Jeduthuiij a psalm of David.

TRULY my soul waiteth Upon God: from him cometh my salvation.

2 He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence j I (hall not be greatly moved.

3 How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be stain all of you: as a bowing wall Jhallye be, and as a tottering fence.

4 They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies; they bless with their mouth but they curse inwardly. Selah.

5 My soul, wait thou only upon Godj for my expectation is from him.

6 He only // my rockand my salvatie-ru he is my defence; I shall not be moved.

7 In God is my salvation, and my glory; the rock of my strength, and my refuge is in God.

8 Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah.

9 Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree art a lie; to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity.

10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

11 God hath spoken once, twice have I heard this;that powers longtth untoG od.

12 Also uato thee, 0 Lo R v, belongeth

mercy i he encaarageth the godly.

David'i comfort in God's promises: P S A LTVI S.

Mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work.

PSAL. LXIII. i David's thirflfor God. 4. His manner as Hcffins; God. 9 His confidence of Ms enemies' destruction, and his own safety. A pl'alm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.

OGOD, thou art my God; early will I seek, thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesli longeth for thee ina dry and thirsty land, where no water is;

» To fee thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary.

j Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips sliall praise thee.

4 Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name.

5 My soul shall be satisfied as nuitk marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:

6 When I remember thee upon ray bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.

7 Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.

8 My foul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.

9But thoseMsl/ seek my soul, to destroy;/, sliall go into the lower parts of the earth.

10 They shall fall by the sword: they (hall be a portion for foxes.

11 But the king (hall rejoice in God; every one that lweareth by him sliall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies (hall be stopped.


1 David prayethfor delivtrance,eo>nplaini«X of his enemies. 7 He promiseth himself to see such an evident de/fruffian of them, that the righteous shall rejoice at it.

To the chief musician, a psalm of David.

HEAR my voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy.

i Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:

3 Who whet their tongue like a sword, flWbend their botus tojhoot their arrows, tven bitter words:

4 That they may (hoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they (hoot at him, and fear not.

SThey encourage themselves <« an evil matter: theycommnne of laying snares privily; they fay, Who sliall see them?

6 They search out iniquities; they accomplish a diligent search: both the inward thought of every one of them, »nd the heart, is deep.

7 But God shall (hoot at them with an arrow; suddenly shall they be wounded.

8 So they (hall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them (hall flee away.

9 And all men (hall fear, and (hall declare the work Of God; for they (hail wisely consider of his doing.

10 The righteous sliall be glad in the Lord, and mall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.

PSAL LXV. 1 Davidpraifeth Godfor his grace. $Tht blessedness of God's chosen. 5 His general providence. To the chief musician, a psalm and song of David.

PRAISE waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee (hall the vow be performed.

a O thou that nearest prayer, unto thee sliall all flesli come.

3 Iniquities prevail against me: as for ourtransgressions, thou (halt purge them away.

4 Blessed is the man whom thou c hoofell, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we (hall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.

5 By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; itiho art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea:

6 Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded with power-.

7 Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.

8 They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makelt the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.

9 Thou visitest the earth, and watereft it: thou greatly enricheft it with the river of God, nvhicii is full of water: thou prepareft them corn, when thou hast so provided for it.

10 Thou waterest the ridge9 thereof abundantly: thou settlest the furrowsthereof: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing thereof!

11 Thou crowned the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.

11 They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side.

Ij The pastures are clothed with flocks: the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing,


Dat! J exhort et h toprdise Cod. PSALMS. A prayer at removing the art! P S A L. LXVI. \ To the chief musician on Neginoth

J David exhortethtopraise God, $ to observe his great njuorks, % to bltfs him for his gracious benefits. i z He voiuethfor him self religious service to God. 16 Uedeclareili God'sspecial goodness to himself.

To the chief musician, a song or pialm.

MAKE, a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands:

s Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious.

3 Say unto God, How terrible ar; thou in thy works! through the greatness of thy power (hall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.

4. All the earth (hall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; they (hall sing to thy name. Selah.

5 Come and fee the works of God ■. he is terrible in his doing toward the children of men.

6 He turned the sea into diy lands they went through the flood on foot: there did we rejoice in him.

7 He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations s let not the rebellious exalt themsehres. Selah.

$ O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praile to be heard:

9 Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.

10 For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.

Ii Thou broughtest us into the net; thou laidest affliction upon our loins.

ii Thou hast caused men to ride over tmr heads; we went through fire and through water 1 but thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.

13 I will go into thy house with burnt offerings: I will pay thee my vows,

14. Which my lips nave uttered, and my mouth hath spoken,whenIwasin trouble.

15 I will offer unto thee burnt sacrifices of fatlings, with the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah.

16 Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he h.tth done for my soul.

17 I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue.

i % If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lo a D will not hear me:

19 But verily God hath heard me; he hath attended to the voice of my prayer.

»o Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

P S A L. LXVII. 1 A prayer for the enlargement of God's

kingdom, 3 to the joy of the people, 6 and

the increase of God's blessings.

To the chief musician on Neginoth, a plalm or song.

GOD be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to (hine upon us. Selah.

2 That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.

3 Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.

4. O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteoully, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.

5 Let the people ptaise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.

6Then (hall the earth yield her increase; andGod,even our own God, (hall bless us.

7 God (hall bless us; and all the ends of the earth (hall fear him.

P S A L. LXVIII. 1 A prayer at the removing of the art. 4

An exhortation to praise God for his

mercies, 7 for his care of the church,

19 and for his great <works. To the chief musician, a psalm ozsong of David. LE T God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him.

2 As smoke is driven away, so drive them away: as wax mtlteth before the fire,so let the wicked perish in the presence of God.

3 But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.

4. Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.

5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.

6 God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.

7 O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people, when thou didst march through the wilderness; Selah:

8 The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God: even Sinai itself <was moved at the presence of God, the God of Urael.

9 Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain, whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary.

10 Thy congregation hath dwelttherein: thou, O God, hast prepared of thy. goodness for the poor.

11 The Lord gave the word; great was the company of those that published ;/.

Cud is to be praised for his mercies. PSALMS. David't complaint in affliShn.

n Kings of armies did flee apace: and (lie that tarried at home divided the spoil.

13 Though ye have lien among die pots, jet /hall ye be as the wings of a aoTe covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.

i+Whenthe Almighty scattered kings is it, it was -white as snow in Salmon.

15 The hill cf God is as the hill of Baflua; an high hill as the hill of Bashan.

16 Why leap ye, ye high hills? this is the hill •wliich God desireth to dwell in; yea, the Lord will dwell in it for ever.

i7The chariots of God ar* twenty thousand/ws thousands of angels: theLoRDw imongthem, a///;$in:u,iiithehory/>£«*.

18 Thou haft ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou halt received ^ifts for men; yea, ./or the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell among them.

19 Blefl'ed be the Lord, who dally loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.

10 He that is our God is the God of salvation; and unto God the Lord belong the issues from death.

ti But God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on It ill in his trespasses.

ii The Lo R D said, I will bring again from Bastian, I will bring my people again from the depths of the lea:

13 That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and the tongue of thy dogs in the fame.

14 They have seen thy goings, O God, even the goings of my God, my King, in the sanctuary.

15 The singers went before, the players on instrumeuts follovjed after; among them -were the damsels playing with timbrels.

»6 Bless ye God in the congregations, even theLord,srom the fountain of I srael.

27 There is little Benjamin with their ruler, the princes of Judah and their council, the princes or" Zebulun, and the princes of Naphtali.

i% Thy God hath commanded thy strength: strengthen, O God, that which thou hast wrought for us.

*9 Because osthy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring prelents unto thee.

30 Rebuke the company of spearmen, themulti rude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people that delight in war.

31 Princes (hall come out of Egypt;

Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.

31 Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth ;Olmg praises unto theLoRD; Selah 1

33 To him that rideth upon the heavens of heavens, ivhich tuere of old; lo, he doth fend out his voice, and that a mighty voice.

3+ Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency is over Israel, and his strength it in the clouds.

35 O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that givetn strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.

P S A L. LXIX. 1 David complaineth of his affii3ion. t^He

prayethfor deliverance. »i He devoteth

his enemies to destruBion. 30 Hepraisetk

God vjith thanksgiving. To the chief musician upon Shoshannim, a psalm of David.

SAVE me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul. 1 I fink in deep mire, where there it no standing ■. I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.

3 I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.

4 They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of mine head: they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away.

5 O God, thou knowest my foolishness; and my sins are not hid from thee.

6 Let not them that wait on thee, O Lord God of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.

7 Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; (hame hath covered my face.

8 I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother's children.

9 For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up 5 and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.

1 o When I wept, and chastened my foul with fasting, that was to my reproach.

111 made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb to them.

1* They that sir in the gate speak against me; and I •mat the song of the drunkards.

13 But as for me, my prayer it unto thee, O Lord, in an acceptable times O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation.

14. Deliver me out of the mire, and

let me not sink; let me be delivered

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