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David complaineth PSALM L W. David in his prayer complaineth of is fearful case. To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil. Psalm of David. IVE ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my Supplication. 2 Attend unto me, and hear me: I mourn in my complaint, and make a noise; 3 Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked : for a they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they nate me. 4 My heart is sore pained within me: and the terrors b of death are fallen upon me. 5 Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror hath 1 overwhelmed me. 6 And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove' for then would I ñy away, and be at rest. 7 Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. elah. 8 I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest. 9 Destroy, O LORD, and divide their tongues: for I have seen c violence and strife in the city. 10 Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorroware in the midst of it. 11 Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets. 12 For it was not an enemy that reproached me ; then I could have borne it : neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me ; then I would have hid myself from him. 13 But it was thou, d a man 2 mine equal, my guide, e and mine acquaintance, 14 3We took sweet counsel together,and walked funto the house of God in company. 15 Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quickg into 4 hell. for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them. 1 h for me, I will call upon God; and the LÖRD shall save me. 17 Evening t and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice. 18 He hath delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was

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with me. 19 God shall hear, and afflict them, even he that abideth of old. Selah. * Because they have no changes, l therefore they fear not God. 20 He hath put forth his hands

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0. HPe.5.7. 7 or, gift. n Ps. 121.3. 8 men of bloods and deceit. 9 halve. o Pr. 10.27. PSALM 56. 1 or, a golden Psalm of David, Ps. 16, title, a lSa. 21. 11. 29.4. b Ho,8.8. 2 observers. c 1Sa. 30.6. d Lu. 12.4,5. e Lu. 11.54. f Ps.37.32. g Ec.8.8. h Mai. 3.16. i Ro. 8.31.

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of his enemies. against such as be at peace with him: he hath 6 broken his covenant. 21. The twords of his mouth were Smoother than butter, but war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil,yetwere they drawn swords. 22 Cast m thy 7 burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he n shall never suffer the righteous to be moved, 23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction : 8 bloody and deceitful men shall not 9 live out half their days; o but I will trust in thee. ALM LVI. David professeth his confidence in God’s word. To the chief Musician upon Jonath-elemrechokim, 1 Michtam of David, when a the Philistines took him in Gath. E merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow b me up ; he fighting daily oppresseth me. 2 Mine 2 enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many #. fight against me, O thou Most 1Ign. 3 What time I am afraid, c I will trust in thee. * 4 In God 1 will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; d I will not fear what flesh can do unto me. 5Everyday they wrest my words: e allheir thoughts are against me for €VII. 6 They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark f my steps, when they wait for my soul, 7 Shall they escape by iniquity 19 in thine anger cast down the people, O God. 8 Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle : are they not in thy book? h 9 When I cry unto thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know ; for i God is for me. 10 In God will I praise his word: in the LORD will I praise his word. 11 In God have I put my trust : 1 will not be afraid what man can do unto me. 12 Thy vows are upon me, O God : I will render praises unto thee. 13, For thou hast delivered my soul from death : will not thott deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living f #SALM LVII.

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To the chief Musician, 1 Al-taschith,
Michtam of David, when a he fled from
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Or Isle. 3 He shall send from heaven, and save me 2 from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth. 4 My soul is 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 c a sharp Sword. 5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth. 6 They have prepared a met d for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are allen themselves. Selah. 7 My heart is 3 fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise. 8 Awake up, my glory: awake,é psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. 9 I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations. 10 For thy mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds. 11 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: let thy glory be above all the earth.

PSALM LVIII.

1 David reproveth wicked judges, 3 describeth the wicked. To the chief Musician, 1 Al-taschith, Michtam of David. O ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye jo. uprightly, Ö ye sons of men ; 2 Yea, in heart a ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth. 3 The wicked are estranged from the womb : they go astray 2 as soon as they be born, speaking lies. . 4 Their b poison is 3 like the poison of a serpent : they are like the deaf 4 adder that stoppeth her ear; 5 Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, 5 charming never 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 c away as waters which run continually: when he bendeth his bow to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces. 8 As a smail which melteth, let every

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one of them o away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun. 9 Before your pots can feel the thorns he shall take them away as d with a whirlwind, 6 both living, and in his wrath. 10 The righteous shall rejoice e when he seeth the vengeance: he f shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked. 11 So that a man shall say, Verily there is 7 areward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth y in the earth. PSAI.M LIX. David, praying to be delivered from his enemies, trusteth in God. To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, a Michtam of David : when b Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him. ELIVER c me from mine enemies, O my God: 1 defend me from them that rise up against me. 2 Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody d IIlêIl. 3 For, lo, they lie in wait for my Soul: the mighty are gathered against me; mote for §. transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD. 4. They run and prepare themselves without my fault: awake to 2 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 f are in their lips: for who, say they, doth hear? 8 But thou, O LORD, shalt laughg at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision. 9 Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my 3 defence. 10 The God of my mercy shall preventh me: God shall let me see my desire upon mine 4 enemies, 11 Slay i them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O LORD our shield. 12 Fork the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride : and for cursing and lying which they speak. 13 Consume them in wrath, consume them, that they may not be: and l let them know that God ruleth in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Selah. 14 And at eveninglet them return;

Complaint to God.

and let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city. iši.e. them wander up and down b for meat, 6 and grudge if they be not Satisfied. 16 But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning : m for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble. 17 Unton thee, O my strength, will I sing; sor God is my defence, and the God of my mercy. PSALM LX. JDavid complaims th to God of former judgment. To the chief Musician upon a Shushaneduth, 1 Michtam of David, to teach; when b he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand. O GOD, thou c hast cast us off, thou hast 2 scattered us, thou hast been displeased ; O turn d thyself to us again. Thou hast made the earth to tremble ; thou hast broken it: heale the breaches thereof; for it shaketh. 3 Thou hast showed thy people f hard things: thou hast made us to g drink the wine of astonishment. 4 Thou hast given a banner h to them that feared thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Noë It lil. 5 That i thy beloved may be delivered ; save 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 Manasseh is mine ; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Judah is my lawgiver; 8 Moab is my wash-pot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe : Philistia,triumph thou 3 because of me. Who will bring me into the 4 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 7 11 Give us help from trouble : for vain is the 5 help of man. 12 Through God we shall do valiantly : for he it is that shall tread k dog our enemies. David flecth to God upon his former erperience. To the chief Musician upon Neginah. ..? Psalm of David. EAR my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

5 to eat, Is.65. 13. 6 or, if they he not sat’sfied, then they will stay all night. m Ps. 30.5, o Ps. 18.1.

PSAILM 60. a Ps.S0, title. 1 or, a golden Psalm. b 2Sa. 8.3.13. I Ch. 8.3-12. c Ps. 44.9. 2 broken. d La. 3.31,32. Zec. 10.6. 20.h.7.14. Je. 30. 17. f Ps. 71.20. g Is.51.17,22. h Ca.2.4. i Ps. 108.6,&c. 3 or, over one: (by an irony.) 4 city of strength. 5 saluation. k Is.63.3. PSALM 61. a Is.54. 11. b Pr. 18.10. 1 or, make my refuge. 2 shalt add days to the days of the king. 3 generation and genezation. c Ps. 43.3. PSALM 62. a 1Gh.25. 1,3. 1 or, Only. 2 is silont, Ps. 65. I 3 high place. b Ps.37.24. Mi.7.8. 4 in their inward parts. c 1Sa. 1. 15. 5 or, alike. 6 or, strength. d Re. 19, 1. e 200.5, 10.

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PSALMS, LX, LXI. LXII. No trust in worldly things.

2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart, is overwhelmed: a lead me to the rock that is higher than I. 3 For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong towerb from the enemy. 4 I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever : I will 1 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 2 wilt prolong the king's life : and his years as S many generations. 7 He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, c which may preserve him. 8 So will I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows. *SALM LXII. No trust is to be put in worldly things. To the chief Musician, to a Jeduthun. Psalm of David. RULY 1 mysoul 2 waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation. 2 He only is my rock and my salvation ; he is my 3 defence; I shall not be b greatly moved. 3 How long will ye imagine mischief against a man 1 ye shall be slain all of you : as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering

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4 They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: the delight in lies: they bless wit their mouth, but they curse 4 inwardly. Selah. 5 My soul, wait thou only upon God; for myexpectation is from him. 6 He only is my rock and my salvation : 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 c 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 are a lie : to be laid in the balance, they are 5 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 jo once ; twice have I heard this; that 6 power d belongeth unto God. 12 Also unto thee, O LoRD, belongcth mercy: fore thou renderest to every man according to his work.

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Ilarole. 5 My soul shall be satisfied 9 as with 3 marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips : 6 When I remember thee upon my h 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 soul followeth hard after thee: thyi right hand upholdeth me. 9 But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth. 10 They shall 4 fall by the sword: they shall be a portion fork foxes. 11. But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth i by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped. PSALM LXIV. IXavid prayeth for deliverance, complaining of his enemies. To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David. EAR my voice, O God, in my rayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy. 2 Hide me from the secret counsela of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity: 3 Who b whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words: 4 That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not. 5 They cencourage themselves in an evil i matter: they commune 2 of laying snares privily; they say, ho shali see them : 6. They search out iniquities; 8 they accomplish search : both the invard thought of every one of them, and the heart,

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with an arrow ; suddenly 5 shall they be wounded. 8 So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away. 9 And all men shall fear, and shall declare the work of God; for they shall wisely consider of his doing. 10 The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in him ; and all the upright in heart shall

glory. PSALM LXV. The blessedness of God's chosen, by reason of benefits. To the chief Musician. A Psalm and ong of David. RAISE 1 waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion : and unto thee shall the vow be performed. 20 thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come. 3 2 Iniquities prevail against me : as for our transgressions, thou shalt a purge them away. 4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach wnto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts : we b shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of tly holy temple. 5 By terrible c things in righteousmess wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who 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 d 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 makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to 3 rejoice. 9 Thou visitest the earth, and 4 waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it. 10 Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou 5 settlest the furrows thereof: thou 6 makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the $pringing thereof. ll Thou crownest the year 7 with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness. 12 They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills 8 rejoice on every side. 13 The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they e shout for

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David declareth PSALM LXVI. David declareth God’s especial goodness to himself. To the chief Musician. A Song or Psalm, AKE a joyful noise unto God, all lye lands: 2 Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious. 3 Say unto God, How terrible art thou in thy works 1 through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies 2 submit themselves unto thee. 4 All the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; they shall sing to thy name. Selah. 5 Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing toward the children of men. 6 He a turned the sea into dry land; 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: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah. 8 O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be

£3. It! : 9 Which 3 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 silverb is tried. - - - 11 Thou broughtest us into the c net; thou laidst affliction upon our loins. - * - , 12 Thou hast caused men to ride over our heads; we went through fire and through water: but thou broughtest us out into a 4 wealthy

place. 13 I will go into thy house with burnt-offerings : I will pay thee my vows, . " 14 Which my lips have 5 uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when 1 was in trouble. 15 I will offer unto thee burntsacrifices of 6 fatlings, with the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah. 16 Comed and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul. 17. I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with mytongue. 18 Ife I regardiniquity in my heart, the LORD will not hear me : 19 But verily God hath heard me; he hath attended to the voice of

my H. - 20 Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me. - - M LXVII. A prayer for the enlargement of God's - *

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3 a house. f Ps. 107.10. g Hab.3.13. h Ex. 19.16. “shake out. i De.11.11-14. 5 it. k Mat, 11.5. & army. .7 did flee, did flee.

God’s goodness, To the chief Musician on Neginoth. Psalm or Song. QD a be merciful unto us, and 2. bless us; and cause b his face to shine 1 upon us. Selah. 2 That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all cnations. 3 Let the people praise thee, O Od; let all the people praise thee. 40 Let themations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and 2 govern the pations upon earth. Selah. 5 Let the people praise thee, 0 God; let all the people praise thee. 6 Then d shall the earth yield her increase ; and God, even our own £ood, shall bless us, 7 God shall bless us: and alle the ends of the earth shall fear him.

PSALM LXVIII.

A prayer at the removing of the ark.

To the chief Musician. A Psalm or

Song of David.

L. a God arise, let his enemies # A-be scattered : let them also that hate him flee 1 before him.

2. As b smoke is driven away, so drive them away : as wax c melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God. 3 But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice'd before God; yea,

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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 fatheriess, e and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation. 6 God setteth the solitary in 3 families: he fibringeth 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 Hooh through the wilderness; Se

an . 8 The earth.g shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of : even Sinai h itself was at o presence of God, the God of Fae 1. * . 9 Thou, O God, didst 4 send; a plentiful rain, i whereby thou didst confirm 5 thine inheritance, when it was, weary. 10 Thy congregation hath dwelt therein: thou, O God has: prepared of thy goodness for the k poor. 11 The LORD gave the word: great was the 8 company of those that published it. 12 Kings of armies 7did flee apace:

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