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my son, this day have I begotten a dove covered with silver, and her thee. feathers with yellow gold.
Thou hast ascended on high; thou hast led captivity captive; thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD GOD might dwell among them.
Blessed be the LORD, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the GOD of our salvation.
Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
Sing unto GOD, ye kingdoms of the earth: O sing praises unto the LORD; To him that rideth upon the hea
Sing unto GOD, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon heavens by his name JAH, and re-ven of heavens, which were of old: joice before him. Lo, he doth send out his voice, and that a mighty voice.
Ascribe the strength unto GOD; his excellency is over Israel, and his strength is in the clouds.
O GOD, thou art terrible out of thy holy places; the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people: Blessed be God.
Desire of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Be wise now, therefore, O ye kings; be instructed, ye judges of the earth.
Thou, O GOD, sentest a gracious rain upon thine inheritance, and refreshedst it when it was weary.
The LORD gave the word; great was the company of those that published it.
Though ye have lain among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of
PSALTER, OR PSALMS OF DAVID.
THE FIRST DAY.
Ibe able to stand in the judgment; neither the sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
7 But the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous; and the way of the ungodly shall perish.
2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and in his law will he exercise himself day and night.
3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the water-side, that will bring forth his fruit in due season:
4 His leaf also shall not wither; and look, whatsoever he doeth it shall prosper.
5 As for the ungodly, it is not so with them; but they are like the chaff, which the wind scattereth away from the face of the earth.
6 Therefore the ungodly shall not
WHY do the heathen so furiously rage together? and why do the people imagine a vain thing?
2 The kings of the earth stand up, and the rulers take counsel together against the LORD, and against his Anointed:
3 Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their cords from us.
4 He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn: the LORD shall have them in derision.
5 Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.
6 Yet have I set my King upon have mercy upon me, and hearken my holy hill of Sion. unto my prayer.
2 O ye sons of men, how long will ye blaspheine inine honor, and have such pleasure in vanity, and seek after falsehood?
7 I will preach the law, whereof the LORD hata said unto ine, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.
8 Desire of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the utinost parts of the earth for the possession.
Thou shalt bruise them with a rod of iron, and break them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
10 Be wise now, therefore, O ye kings; be learned, ye that are judges of the earth.
11 Serve the LORD in fear, and rejoice unto him with reverence.
12 Kiss the Sou, lest he be angry, and so ye perish from the right way: if his wrath be kindled, yea but a lit tle, blessed are all they that put their trust in him,
PSALM 3. Domine, quid multipli cati?
LORD, how are they increased that trouble me? many are they that rise against
2 Many one there be that say of my soul, There is no help for him in his GOD.
3 But thou, O LORD, art my defender; thou art my worship, and the lifter up of my head.
4 I did call upon the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill.
5 I laid me down and slept, and rose up again; for the LORD sustained me.
6 I will not be afraid for ten thou sands of the people, that have set themselves against me round about.
7 Up, LORD, and help me, O my GOD; for thou smitest all mine enemies upon the cheek bone: thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.
8 Salvation belongeth unto the LORD; and thy blessing is upon thy people.
3 Know this also, that the LORD hath chosen to himself the man that is godly; when I call upon the LORD he will hear me.
PSALM 4. Cum invocarem. HEAR me, when I call, O GOD of my righteousness: thou hast set me at liberty, when I was in trouble; l
6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak lies: the LORD will abhor both the blood-thirsty and deceitful man.
7 But as for me I will come into of thy mercy, and in thy fear will I thine house, even upon the multitude worship toward thy holy temple.
8 Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness, because of mine enemies, make thy way plain before my face. 9 For there is no faithfulness in
PSALM 6. Domine, ne in furore. O LORD, rebuke me not in thine indignation, neither chasten me in thy displeasure.
2 Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am weak: O LORD, heal me, for my bones are vexed.
3 My soul also is sore troubled: but, LORD, how long wilt thou punish me? 4 Turn thee, O LORD, and deliver my soul; O save me, for thy mercies'
5 For in death no man remember
eth thee; and who will give thee thanks in the pit?
6 I am weary of my groaning every night wash I my bed, and water my couch with my tears.
7 My beauty is gone for very trouble, and worn away because of all mine enemies.
8 Away from me, all ye that work vanity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping.
9 The LORD hath heard my petition; the LORD will receive my prayer.
10 All mine enemies shall be con
founded, and sore vexed; they shall be turned back, and put to shame suddenly.
them that persecute me, and deliver
2 Lest he devour my soul like a lion, and tear it in pieces, while there is none to help.
PSALM 7. Domine, Deus meus. O LORD, my GOD, in thee have I put my trust: save me from all
3 O Lord my GOD, if I have done any such thing; or if there be any wickedness in my hands;
4 IfI have rewarded evil unto him that dealt friendly with me; yea, have delivered him that without any cause is mine enemy;
5 Then let mine enemy persecute my soul, and take me; yea, let kim tread my life down upon the earth, and lay mine honor in the dust.
6 Stand up, O LORD, in thy wrath, and lift up thyself, because of the indignation of mine enemies; arise up for me in the judgment that thou hast commanded:
7 And so shall the congregation of the people come about thee: for their sakes therefore lift up thyself again.
8 The LORD shall judge the people: give sentence with me, O LORD, according to the innocency that is in according to my righteousness, and
9 O let the wickedness of the
ungodly come to an end; but guide
the very hearts and reins.
11 My help cometh of GOD, who
13 If a man will not turn, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
14 He hath prepared for him the his arrows against the persecutors. instruments of death; he ordaineth
15 Behold, he travaileth with mischief; he hath conceived sorrow, and brought forth ungodliness.
16 He hath graven and digged up a pit, and is fallen himself into the destruction that he made for other.
17 For his travail shall come upon his own head, and his wickedness shall fall on his own pate.
6 For he hath said in his heart, Tush, I shall never be cast down, there shall no harm happen unto me.
7 His mouth is full of cursing, deceit, and fraud; under his tongue is ungodliness and vanity.
8 He sitteth lurking in the thievish corners of the streets, and privily in his lurking dens doth he murder the innocent; his eyes are set against the poor.
9 For he lieth waiting secretly; even as a lion lurketh he in his den, that he may ravish the poor.
10 He doth ravish the poor, when he getteth him into his net.
11 He falleth down and humbleth himself, that the congregation of the poor may fall into the hands of his captains.
12 He hath said in his heart, Tush, God hath forgotten; he hideth away his face, and he will never see it.
13 Arise, O LORD GOD, and lift up thine hand; forget not the poor.
14 Wherefore should the wicked blaspheme GoD, while he doth say in his heart, Tush, thou God carest not for it?
15 Surely thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest ungodliness and
mitteth himself unto thee; for thou art the helper of the friendless.
17 Break thou the power of the ungodly and malicious; take away his ungodliness, and thou shalt find none.
wrong, 16 That thou mayest take the matter into thy hand: the poor com
18 The LORD is King for ever and ever, and the heathen are perished out of the land.