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Moab, with them of Hagar's blood,
That in the desert dwell,
And hateful Amalec,
Whose bounds the sea doth check. 8 With them great Ashur also bands,
And doth confirm the knot;
To aid the sons of Lot.
That wasted all the coast ;
Thou didst to Jabin's host,
They were repulsed and slain,
As dung upon the plain. II As Zeb and Oreb evil sped,
So let their princes speed ; As Zeba and Zalmunna bled,
So let their princes blecd. 12 For they amidst their pride have said,
" By right now shall we seize God's houses, and will now invade
7 Their stately palaces.”
No quiet let them find;
Like stubble from the wind.
Which on a sudden straps,
Till all the mountains blaze;
7 Azoth Elohivi bears both.
15 So with thy whirlwind them pursue,
And with thy tempest chase; & They seek thy 16 8 And till they 8 yield thee honour due, name: Heb. Lord, fill with shame their face.
60 17 Ashamed and troubled let them be,
Troubled and shamed for ever,
With shame, and scape it never.
Jehovah is, alone
O'er all the earth art One.
i How lovely are thy dwellings fair!
O Lord of Hosts, how dear
Where thou dost dwell so near !
Thy courts, O Lord, to see;
O living God, for thee.
Hath found a house of rest;
Hath built her brooding nest;
They find their safe abode;
Torvard thee, my King, my God.
Where thee they ever praise !
5 Happy whose strength in thee doth bide,
And in their hearts thy ways !
That dry and barren ground,
Where springs and showers abound.
With joy and gladsome cheer, Till all before our God at length
In Sion do appear. 8 Lord God of Hosts, hear now my prayer,
O Jacob's God, give ear: 9 Thou, God, our shield, look on the face
Of thy anointed dear. 10 For one day in thy courts to be
Is better and more blest Than in the joys of vanity
A thousand days at best.
Had rather keep a door
With sin for evermore.
Gives grace and glory bright;
Whose ways are just and right.
That man is truly blest Who only on thee doth rely,
And in thee only rest.
1 Thy land to favour graciously
Thou hast not, Lord, been slack;
Thou hast from hard captivity
Returned Jacob back.
That wrought thy people woe,
Hast hid where none shall know.
And calmly didst return 1 Heb. : The burn- From thy fierce wrath, which we had proved ing heat of thy wrath.
Far worse than fire to burn.
Turn us, and us restore ;
Toward us, and chide no more.
For ever angry thus?
20 2 Heb. : Turn to 6 Wilt thou not? turn and hear our voice, quicken us.
And thus again ? revive,
By thee preserved alive?
To us thy mercy shew;
And life in us renew.
30 For to his people he speaks peace,
And to his saints full dear ;
But let them never more
To trespass as before.
9 Surely to such as do him fear
Salvation is at hand,
To dwell within our land.
Now joyfully are met;
And hand in hand are set.
Shall bud and blossom then ;
Look down on mortal men.
50 Our land shall forth in plenty throw
Her fruits to be our food.
His royal harbinger:
Heb. : He will
set his steps to the His footsteps cannot err.
i Tuy gracious ear, O Lord, incline ;
O hear me, I thee pray;
With need and sad decay.
Thy ways, and love the just : Save thou thy servant, O my God,
Who still in thee doth trust. 3 Pity me, Lord, for daily thee
I call; 4 Oh make rejoice
1 Heb. : I good, loving, a doer of good and holy things.