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5 Thou preparest a table before me in the pres

ence of mine enemies: thou anointest my

head with oil; my | cup • runneth over. 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me

all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord · for ever.

PSALM XXIV.

1 The earth is the Lord's, and the fulness

thereof; the world, and they that dwell •

there--in. 2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and

es- | -tablished it up-1 on the floods. 3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD?

and who shall stand in his ho-.-ly place? 4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart;

who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity,

nor | sworn - | de- - | -ceitfully. 5 He shall receive the blessing from the LORD,

and righteousness from the God of his

sal- | -vation. 6 This is the generation of them that seek

him, that seek • thy | face, : 0 | Jacob. 7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye

lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King

of glory | shall · come in. 8 Who is this King of glory? the LORD strong

and mighty, the LORD — | mighty.in battle.

9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift

them up, ye everlasting doors; and the

King of glory shall come in. 10 Who is this King of glory ? the LORD of

hosts, he is the King of glory.

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PSALM XXV. 1 Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift | up.my | soul. 2 O my God, I trust in thee : let me not be

ashamed, let not mine ene- • -mies | tri- •

umph | over me. 3 Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed:

let them be ashamed which trans- | -gress

with-·-out cause. 4 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; | teach me |

thy - | paths. 5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for

thou art the God of my salvation; on thee

do I wait all the day. 6 Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and

thy loving-kindnesses ; for | they have been | ever

of old. 7 Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my

transgressions; according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' |

sake, .0 | LORD. 8 Good and upright is the Lord: therefore

will he teach | sin- • -ners | in · the way. 9 The meek will he guide in judgment: and

the meek will he | teach · his way. 10 All the paths of the LORD are mercy and

truth unto such as keep his cove- -nant | and his testimonies.

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11 For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon mine

iniquity; for, it is great. 12 What man is he that feareth the LORD?

him shall he teach in the way • that |

he • shall choose. 13 His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed

shall in--herit the earth. 14 The secret of the LORD is with them that

fear him; and he will / shew them | his

- covenant. 15 O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not

be ashamed; for I put my | trust · in |

thee. 16 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me;

for 1 wait on thee.

PSALM XXVI.

1 JUDGE me, O Lord; for I have walked in

mine integrity: I have trusted also in the

LORD; therefore I shall • not slide. 2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try

my | reins — and my heart. 3 For thy loving-kindness is before mine eyes:

and I have walked in thy -- truth. 4 I have not sat with vain persons, neither

will I go I in - | with · dis- | -semblers. 5 I have hated the congregation of evil doers;

and will not | sit with the wicked. 6 I will wash my hands in innocency: so will

1| compass · thine | altar, : 0 | LORD:

7 That I may publish with the voice of

thanksgiving, and tell of all thy | won

. drous works. 8 LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy

house, and the place where thine

hon- · -our | dwelleth. 9 Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my

life with blood- : -y | men: 10 In whose hands is mischief, and their | right

· hand is full of bribes. 11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity : redeem me, and be merciful / un

-to 1 me. 12 My foot standeth in an even place : in the

congregations will|I- bless the LORD.

PSALM XXVII. 1 THE LORD is my light and my salvation; |

whom shall · I | fear ? 2 The Lord is the strength of my life; of |

whom · shall I | bea- | -fraid?

3 When the wicked, even mine enemies and

my foes, came upon me to consume me,

they stumbled and fell. 4 Though an host should encamp against me,

my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will | I · be | confident.

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5 One thing have I desired of the LORD, that

will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my

life : 6 To behold the beauty of the LORD, and to

in- , -quire · in his temple.. 7 For in the time of trouble he shall hide me

in his · pa- -vilion : 8 In the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide

me; he shall set me | up up-|-on

| rock. 9 And now shall mine head be lifted

up

above mine enemies | round . a- |-bout me: 10 Therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sac

rifices of joy: I will sing, yea, I will sing

| prai-.-ses unto the Lord. 11 Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice:

have mercy also upon me, and | an

-swer | me. 12 When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my

heart said unto thee, Thy | face, • LORD, I

will. I seek. 13 Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy

servant a-1-way · in anger: 14 Thou hast been my help; leave me not,

neither forsake me, o God. of my

sal- / -vation. 15 When my father and my mother forsake

me, then the LORD will take me up. 16 Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me

in a plain path, be- | -cause of mine
enemies.

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