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42 9. So shall I have wherewith to answer him that

reproacheth me:: :: : ... .

for I trust in thy word.' . . dist: 1 , 43 9. And take not the word of truth utterly out of my

mouth;

for I have hoped in thy judgments. 44 . So shall I keep thy law continually,

for ever and ever.' 45 7. And I will walk at liberty : . i .

: for I seek thy precepts." .. i soi .. 46 9. I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, ... and will not be ashamed.'siri; siksi s

7. And I will delight myself in thy commandments,

which I have loved. ii ioniseret in 7. My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandi ments, B

nat... which I have loved ; t ... , and I will meditate in thy státutes. i map

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.. .ZAIN.. ,,,. £! 49. Remember the promise to thý servant,

ilupon which thou hast made me rély: "dat 50 5. This is my comfort in my affliction ...

for thy word reviveth me. . 51 5. Though the proud have had me greatly in deri, . .. sion; si:1.". s

i ..; yet have I not declined from thy law. ; 52 5. I remembered thy judgments of old, O Jeho

: VAH; ...

and have comforted myself.. i :) 53 8. Horror hath taken hold upon me, i. because of the wicked that forsake thy law.

1. Thy statutes have been my songs

in the house of my pilgrimage.
1. I have remembered thy name, O JEHOVAH,

in the night, and have kept thy law.
1. This I had, because I kept thy precepts.

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h. Thou art my portion, O JEHOVAH :

I have said that I would keep thy words. .
. I entreated thy favour with my whole heart :

be merciful unto me according to thy word.
n. I thought on my ways,.
,' and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. .
n. I made haste, and delayed not,,

to keep thy commandments.
17. The bands of the wicked have robbed me:

but I have not forgotten thy law.
M. At midnight I rise to give thanks unto thee,
... because of thy righteous judgments.
n. I associate with all thy worshippers,

and with those who keep thy commandments. n. The earth, O JEHOVAH, is full of thy mercy:

teach mc thy státutes.

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2. • Thou hast dealed well with thy servant, o
JEHOVAH;

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according unto thy word.
W. Teach me good judgment and knowledge:

for I have believed thy commandments..
2. Before I was afflicted, I went astray: ..
. but now I keep thy word,

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68 2. Thou art good, and doest good :

teach me thy statutes.
2. The proud have forged a lie against me:

but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart: 70 %. Their heart is curdled like milk:

but I delight in thy law. 71 . It is good for me that I have been afflicted;

that I might learn thy statutes. 72 6. Better to me is the law of thy mouth,

than thousands of gold and silver.

that I miche

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" Thy hands have made me and fashioned me:
give me understanding, that I may learn thy

commandments. ;
9. They that fear thee will be glad when they sec me;
.. because I have hoped in thy word. w. ..",
. Iknow,OJEHOVAH, that thy judgments are right,

and that thou in faith fulness hast afflicted me.
". Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for
: my comfort,

according to thy word unto thy servant.
5. Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I

may live:
- for thy law is my delight.
9. Let the proud be ashamed;

for they dealed perversely with me without a cause:
but I will meditate in thy precepts.
. Let those that fear thee turn unto me,

and those that have known thy testimonies.
'. Let my heart be sound in thy statutes;
that I be not ashamed.

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: chaph.. . " 3. My soul fainteth for thy salvation:''.

but in thy promise I put my trust. in 3. Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, :

When wilt thou comfort me? 2. For I am become like a skin bottle in the smoke;

yet do I not forget thy statutes.' 'rolo 3. How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that

persecute me? 3. The proud have digged pits for me,

who are not after thy law. 2. All thy commandments are faithful:

they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me. . 3. They had almost consumed me upon earth;

but I forsook 'not thy precepts. 3. Quicken me after thy loving-kindness;

so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth,

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5. For ever, O JEHOVAH, thy promise

is settled in the heavens. 5. Thy fidelity is unto all generations: ' . 90

thou hast established the earth, and it abideth. 5. They continue this day according to thine ordi- 91

nances; for all are thy servants. 5. Unless thy law had been my delights, .

I should then have perished in mine afflictio b. I will never forget thy precepts:

for by them thou revivest me.'

94 5. I am thine, save me;

for I have sought thy precepts. 95 5. The wicked have waited for me to destroy me:

but I will consider thy testimonies. -96 5. I have seen an end of all perfection:

but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

MEM.
2. O how love I thy law!

it is my meditation all the day. 98 . Thou hast made me wiser than any of mine

enemies,

through thy precepts which are ever in my mind. 99 %. I have more understanding than all my teachers;

for thy testimonies are my meditation. 100 %. I understand more than the ancients,

because I keep thy precepts. 101 8. I have refrained my feet from every evil way,

that I might keep thy word. 102 Ø. I have not departed from thy judgments:

for thou hast taught me. 103 9. How sweet are thy words unto my taste !

yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth. 104 p. Through thy precepts I get understanding :

therefore, every false way I detest.

NUN.. 105 ]. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet,

and a light unto my path. 106 ). I have sworn, and I will perforin it,

the observation of thy righteous judgments. 107 2. I am afflicted very much : quicken me, O JEHOVAH, according to thy word.

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