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6 Praise the LORD upon the harp; sing to the harp with a psalm of thanksgiving.
7 With trumpets also and shawms, O show yourselves joyful before the Lord, the King.
8 Let the sea make a noise, and all that therein is; the round world, and they that dwell therein.
9 Let the floods clap their hands, and let the hills be joyful together before the LORD; for he is come to judge the earth.
10 With righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.
Psalm xcix. Dominus regnavit. THE Lord is King, be the people never so
impatient; he sitteth between the Cherubim, be the earth never so unquiet.
2. The Lord is great in Sion, and high above all people.
3 They shall give thanks unto thy Name, which is great, wonderful, and holy.
4 The King's power loveth judgment; thou hast prepared equity, thou hast executed judgment and righteousness in Jacob.
5 O magnify the Lord our God, and fall down before his footstool; for he is holy.
6 Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among such as call upon his Name: these called upon the Lord, and he heard them.
7 He spake unto them out of the cloudy pillar; for they kept his testimonies, and the Law that he gave them.
8 Thou heardest them, O Lord our God; thou forgavest them, O God, and punishedst their own inventions.
90 magnify the Lord our God, and worship him upon his holy hill; for the Lord our God is holy.
Psalm c. Jubilate Deo. O BE ye joyful in the Lord, all ye lands:
serve the LORD with gladness, and come before his presence with a song.
2 Be ye sure that the LORD he is God; it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
3 O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and speak good of his Name.
4 For the Lord is gracious, his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth from generation to generation.
Psalm ci. Misericordiam et judicium. M Y song shall be of mercy and judgment;
unto thee, O LORD, will I sing. 2 O let me have understanding in the way of godliness!
3 When wilt thou come unto me? I will walk in my house with a perfect heart.
4 I will take no wicked thing in hand; I hate the sins of unfaithfulness; there shall no such cleave unto me.
5 A froward heart shall depart from me; I will not know a wicked person.
6 Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, hiin will I destroy.
7. Whoso hath also a proud look and high stomach, I will not suffer him.
8 Mine eyes look upon such as are faithful in the land, that they may dwell with me.
9 Whoso leadeth a godly life, he shall be my servant.
10 There shall no deceitful person dwell in my house; he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight.
11 I shall soon destroy all the ungodly that are in the land ; that I may root out all wicked dners from the city of the LORD.
THE TWENTIETH DAY.
Psalm cii. Domine, exaudi. HEAR my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry
ing come unto thee. 2 Hide not thy face from me in the time of my trouble; incline thine ear unto me when I call; O hear me, and that right soon.
3 For my days are consumed away like smoke, and my bones are burnt up as it were a firebrand.
4 My heart is smitten down, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.
5 For the voice of my groaning, my bones will scarce cleave to my flesh.
6 I am become like a pelican in the wilderness, and like an owl that is in the desert.
7 I have watched, and am even as it were a sparrow, that sitteth alone upon the house-top.
8 Mine enemies revile me all the day long; and they that are mad upon me are sworn together against me.
9 For I have eaten ashes as it were bread, and mingled my drink with weeping; · 10 And that, because of thine indignation and wrath; for thou hast taken me up, and cast me down.
11 My days are gone like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.
12 But thou, O LORD, shalt endure for ever, and thy remembrance throughout all generations.
13 Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Sion ; for it is time that thou have mercy upon her, yea, the time is come.
14 And why ? thy servants think upon her stones, and it pitieth them to see her in the dust.
15 The heathen shall fear thy Name, O LORD; and all the kings of the earth thy Majesty;
16 When the LORD shall build up Sion, and when his glory shall appear; .
17 When he turneth him unto the prayer of the poor destitute, and despiseth not their de
18 This shall be written for those that come after, and the people which shall be born shall praise the LORD.
19 For he hath looked down from his sanctuary; out of the heaven did the LORD behold the earth;
20 That he might hear the mourning of such as are in captivity, and deliver the children appointed unto death;
21 That they may declare the Name of the LORD in Sion, and his worship at Jerusalem ;
22 When the people are gathered together, and the kingdoms also, to serve the LORD.
23 He brought down my strength in my journey, and shortened my days.
24 But I said, O my God, take me not away in the midst of mine age; as for thy years, they endure throughout all generations.
25 Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of thy hands.
26 They shall perish, but thou shalt endure : they all shall wax old as doth a garment;
27 And as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed ; but thou art the same, and thy years shall not fail.
28 The children of thy servants shall continue, and their seed shall stand fast in thy sight.
Psalm ciï. Benedic, anima mea. PRAISE the LORD, O my soul; and all that
is within me, praise his holy Name.