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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 thousands 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 cheekbone; Thou has broken the teeth of the ungodly.. is - 8 Salvation belongeth unto the Lord : and Thy blessing is upon Thy people.

SECOND PORTION.

PSALM IV. Cum invocarem. TT EAR me when I call, O God of my

L righteousness : Thou hast set me at liberty when I was in trouble ; have mercy upon me, and hearken unto my prayer.

2.0 ye sons of men, how long will ye blaspheme mine honour : and have such pleasure in vanity, and seek after leasing ?

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.

4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart, and in your chamber, and be still.

- 5 Offer the sacrifice of righteousness : and put your trust in the Lord.

6 There be many that say : Who will shew. us any good ?

7 Lord, lift Thou up: the light of Thy countenance upon us.

8. Thou hast put gladness in my heart : more than in the time that their corn, and wine, and oil, increased.' . '

9 I will lay me down in peace, and take my rest : for it is Thou, Lord, only, that makest me dwell in safety.

- PSALM Y. Verba mea auribus. DONDER my words, O Lord : consider I my meditation.

2 O hearken Thou unto the voice of my calling, my King, and my God : for unto Thée will I make my prayer.

3. My voice shalt Thou hear betimes, 0 Lord : early in the morning will I direct my prayer unto Thee, and will look up.

4 For Thou art the. God that hast no pleasure in wickedness : neither shall any evil dwell with Thee. -, 5 Such as be foolish shall not stand in Thy sight: for Thou hatest all them that work vanity.

6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing : the Lord will abhor both the blood-thirsty and deceitful man. .

7 But as for me, I will come into Thine house, even upon the multitude of Thy mercy : and in Thy fear will I worship toward Thy holy temple.

8 Lead me, O Lord, in Thy righteousness, because of mine enemies : make Thy way plain before my fave.

9 For there is no faithfulness - in his mouth : their inward parts are very wickedness.

10 Their throat is an open sepulchre : they flatter with their tongue.

11 Destroy Thou them, O God; let them perish through their own imaginations : cast them out in the multitude of their ungodliness ; for they have rebelled against Thee.

12 And let all them that put their trust in Thee rejoice : they shall ever be giving of thanks, because Thou defendest them; they that love Thy Name shall be joyful in Thee.

13 For Thou, Lord, wilt give Thy blessing unto the righteous : and with Thy favourable kindness wilt Thou defend him as with a shield.

THIRD PORTION.
PSALM VI, Domine, ne in furore.
LORD, rebuke me not in Thine indig.

nation : neither chasten me in Thy displeasure.

2 Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for I am weak : 0 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 : 0 save me for Thy mercy's sake. 5 For in death no man remembereth

Theo : 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 confounded, and sore vexed : they shall be turned back, and put to shame suddenly.in

PSALM VII. Domine, Deus meus.

LORD my God, in Thee have I put my U trust : save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me;

2 Lest he devour my soul, like a lion, and tear it in pieces : while there is none to help.

30 Lord my God, if I have done any such thing : or if there be any wickedness in my hands; ...

4 If I have rewarded evil unto him that dealt friendly with me : yea, I have delivered him that without any cause is mine enemy;

5 Then let mine enemy persecute my soul, and take me : yea, let him tread my life down upon the earth, and lay mine honour 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. 17 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 my righteousness, and according to the innocency that is in me...

9 O let the wickedness of the ungodly come to an end : but guide Thou the just.

10 For the righteous God : trieth the very hearts and reins. :

11 My help cometh of God : Who preserveth them that are true of heart.

12 God is a righteous Judge, strong, and patient: and God is provoked every day.

13 If a man will not turn, He will whet His sword : He hath bent His bow, and made it ready. .: 1 14 He hath prepared for him the instruments of death : He ordaineth His arrows against the persécutors.

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.' . . :

18 I will give thanks unto the Lord, according to His righteousness : and I will praise the name of the Lord most High.

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