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drown me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

As for me, when I am poor and in heaviness, thy help, O God, shall lift me up.

Hear me, O Lord, for thy loving kindness is good; turn thee unto me, according to the multitude of thy mercies.

And hide not thy face from thy servant, for I am in trouble; O haste thee, and hear me.

Draw nigh unto my soul, and save it; O deliver me, because of mine enemies.

Thou hast known my reproach, my shame, and my dishonor; mine adversaries are all in thy sight.

Reproach hath broken my heart; I am full of heaviness; I looked for some to have pity on me, but there was no man, neither found I any to comfort me.

They gave me gall to eat; and when I was thirsty, they gave me vinegar to drink.

I will praise the name of God with a song, and magnify it with thanksgiving.

The humble shall consider this and be glad; seek ye after God and your soul shall live.

For the Lord heareth the poor and despiseth not his prisoners.

Let heaven and earth praise him, the sea and all that moveth therein.

For God will save Sion, and build the cities of Judah, that men may dwell there, and have it in possession.

The posterity also of his servants shall inherit

it; and they who love his name shall dwell


Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honor and glory, &c.

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Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Sion.

shall be my refuge, until this calamity be overpast.

I will declare the decree; the Lord hath said unto me, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.

I will call unto the most high God, even unto the God who will perform all things for me.

He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him who would swallow me up.

Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens, and let thy glory be above all the earth.

Ask of me, and I will give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for thy possession ;

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron, and dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Be wise now therefore, O ye kings; be learned, ye who are judges of the earth.

Serve the Lord in fear; and rejoice before him with reverence.

Submit to the Son, lest he be angry, and so ye perish from the right way, if his wrath be kindled, yea, but a little. Blessed are all they who put their trust in him.


BE merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me, for my soul trusteth in thee, and under the shadow of thy wings

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cious, and his mercy endureth for ever.

PSALM 113.

PRAISE the Lord, ye servants of his; O praise the name of the Lord.

Blessed be the name of the Lord, from this time forth for ever


Let the Lord's name be praised, from the rising up of the sun unto the going down of the same.

The Lord is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens.

Who is like unto the Lord our God, who hath his dwelling so high, and yet humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven and earth?

He taketh up the simple out of the dust, and lifteth the poor out of the mire ;

That he may set him with the princes, even with the princes of his people.

PSALM 118.

O GIVE thanks unto the Lord, for he is gra

Let Israel now confess that his mercy endureth for ever.

Let the house of Aaron now confess that his mercy endureth for ever.

Yea, let those now who fear the Lord confess that his mercy endureth for


I called upon the Lord in trouble; and the Lord heard and delivered me.

The Lord is on my side; I will not fear what man doeth unto me. It is better to in the Lord, than to put confidence in man.


It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes.

The Lord is my strength and my song, and is become my salvation.

The voice of joy and salvation is in the dwellings of the righteous; the right hand of the Lord bringeth mighty things

to pass.

The right hand of the Lord is exalted; the right hand of the Lord bringeth mighty things to pass.

I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.

The Lord hath chastened and corrected me; but he hath not given me over unto death.

Open me the gates of holiness, that I may go into them, and give thanks unto the Lord.

This is the gate of the Lord, into which the righteous shall enter.

I will thank thee, for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.

The same stone which the builders refused, is become the head stone in the corner.

This is the Lord's doing; and it is marvellous in our eyes.


This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

O GIVE thanks unto the Lord, and call upon his name; tell the people what things he hath done.

Save, now, O Lord; O Lord, send us now prosperity.

Blessed be he who cometh in the name of the Lord; we bless you, ye who are of the house of the Lord.

Thou art my God, and I will thank thee; thou art my God, and I will praise thee.

O Give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious, and his mercy endureth for ever.


Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honor and glory, &c.

him, and praise him ; and let your talking be of all his wondrous works.

Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face for


The Lord gave the O let your songs be of word, and great was the

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