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Exhortations and promises. PSALMS, XXXVIII.-XL. Devout reflections and prayers.

23 The steps a of a good man are Bordered a Pr. 16. 9. 1 13 Buto I, as a deaf man, heard not; by the LORD; and he delighteth in his way. I Bor, esta and I was as a dumb man that openeth

24 Thoughé he fall, he shall not be ut-1, blished. not his mouth. terly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth 02 Sa. 16. 10, 14 Thus I was as a man that heareth him with his hand.

&c. Is.42.19,20

19 a not, and in whose mouth are no reproofs. 25 I have been young, and now am old;

cMi. 7. 8.

15 For Yin thee, O LORD, do I hope: yetd have I not seen the righteous for

thou wilt 8 hear, O Lord my God.

y thee do I saken, nor his seed begging bread.

wait for.

1., 16 For I said, Hear me; lest otherwise 26 He is Sever merciful, and lendeth;

d Is. 33. 16.

| they should rejoice over me: when my and his seed is blessed.

He. 13.5, 6. foot slippeth, they magnify themselves 27 Depart from evil, and do good; and

&or, answer.

* against me. dwell for evermore.

all the day.

1°17 For I am ready nto halt, and my 28 Fore the LORD loveth judgment, n for halting. sorrow is continually before me." and forsaketh not his saints ; they are e Is. 30. 18. | 18 For I will declare mine iniquity; preserved for ever: buto the seed of the 11 Pe. 1.5. I will be sorryh for my sin. wicked shall be cut off.

g Is.14.20..22. 19 But mine enemies are lively, and 29 The righteous shall inherit the land, h 2 Co.7.9,10. they are strong; and they that hate me and dwell therein for ever.

O being liv. wrongfully are multiplied. 30 The mouth of the righteous speaketh | ing, are 20 They also that render evil for good wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

strong.

are mine adversaries; because I follow 31 The law of his God is in hisk heart:

i Mat. 12.35. the thing that good is.

k De. 6. 6. none of his k steps shall slide.

Is. 51. 7.

121 Forsake me not, O LORD: O my 32 The wicked watcheth the righteous,

God, be not far from me. and seeketh to slay him.

for my

| 22 Make haste a to help me, O Lord 33 The LORD! will not leave him in his

help.

my salvation. hand, nor condemnm him when he is judged. 12 Pe. 2. 9.

PSALM XXXIX. 34 Wait" on the LORD, and keep his way, m Ro. 8. 1, 34. To the chief Musician, even too Jeduthun, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land : | n verse 7. r

A Psalm of David. when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

toff thou shalt see it. I 01 Ch.16.41. I SAID, I will take heed to my ways, 35 IP have seen the wicked in great power, P Job 5.3., that I sin not with my tongue: I will and spreading himself like a M green bay tree.

Is. 14.14..19 keep v my mouth with a bridle, whiler 36 Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was

a Pr. 21. 23. the wicked is before me...

Ja. 3. 2, &c. not: yea, I sought him, but he could not

c.] 2 I was dumb with silence: I held my

Mor, tree be found.

that grow.

| peace, even from good; and my sorrow 37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the

eth in his

was " stirred. upright: for the ends of that man is peace. own soil. |_ 3 My heart was hot within me; while

38 Butt the transgressors shall be de v a bridle, or, I was musing the fire burned: then spake stroyed together: the end of the wicked muzzle for I with my tongue, shall be cut off.

my mouth. 4 LORD, make me to know mine end, 39 But the salvation of the righteous is

r Col. 4. 5. and the measure of my days, what it is;

ir troubled. of the LORD; he is their strength in the

that I may know how frail I am.

& Pr. 14. 32. time of trouble.

t Mat. 13.30

| 5 Behold, thou hast made my days as an 40 And the LORD shall help them, and

handbreadth; and“ mine age is as nothing

por, what deliver them; he shall deliver them

time I

before thee : verily every man at his from the wicked, and save them, because I have here.

best state is altogether vanity. Selah, they trust in him.

u Ps.90.4.&c.) 6 Surely every man walketh in Ta vain PSALM XXXVIII.

u Da.3.17..28. show; surely they are disquieted in vain : A Psalm of David, to bring tow remembrance. o settled.

her heapeth up riches, and knoweth not O LORD, rebuke me not in thy wrath; T an image.

e / who shall gather them. neither chasten me in thy hot dis w Ps. 70,"title.' 7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? pleasure.

* Ec.2.18,&c. my hope is in thee. . 2 For thine arrows y stick fast in me, Lu.12.20,21. 8 Deliver me from all my transgressions ; and thy hand presseth me sore. . y Job 6.4. make me not the reproach of the foolish.

3 There is no soundness in my flesh, be o peace, or, 1. 9 I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; cause of thine anger; neither is there any

health, because thou didst it. • rest in my bones, because of my sin. "

: Ps. 51. 8. 10 Remove thy stroke away from me: I 4 For mine iniquities are gone over x conflict. am consumed by the x blow of thine hand."

à Ezr. 9. 6. minea head; as an heavy burden they

| ll When thou with rebukes dost cor

that which are too heavy for me.

rect man for iniquity, thou makest y his

is to be 5 My woundsstink, and are corrupt,

beauty to consume away like a moth: desired in

a because of my foolishness.

him to

surely every man is vanity. Selah. 6 I am B troubled; I am bowed down melt away.

12 Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give greatly; I go mourning all the day long. Is. 1. 5, 6. ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at 7 For my loins are filled with a loathsome

my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, dised : and thereis no soundness in my flesh. Ps. 32. 3. and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.

8 I am feeble and sore broken : I have roar- d John 1. 48. 13 O spare me, that I may recover edc by reason of the disquietness of my heart. y In waiting

In waiting | strength, before I go hence, and be no more. 9 Lord, all my desire is before a thee; I waited.

PSALM XL. and my groaning is not hid from thee. .. e La.5.16,17., To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

10 My heart panteth, my strength fail 8 not with. I WAITED patiently for the LORD; eth me: as for the lighte of mine eyes, it Ś a pit of

and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. also is gone & from me.

noise.

2 He brought me up also out of an 5 horri11 My lovers and my friends stand , Mat. 26. 56 ble pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet aloofy from my n sore; and my kinsmen Lu.10.31,32. upon a rock, and established my goings. stando afar off.

n stroke. 3 And he hath put a new song in my 12 They also that seek after my life lay

or, my

mouth, even praise unto our God: many snares for me: and they that seek my hurt neighbours, shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in speak mischievous things, and imagine g Lu. 23. 49. the LORD. deceits all the day long.

- 4 Blessed is that man that maketh the

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Efficacy of Christ's sacrifice. PSALMS, XLI.-XLIV. Complaints and consolations. LORD his trust; and respecteth a not the a Ps.15.4. 1. 12 And as for me, thou upholdest me proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Ps. 125.5. in mine integrity, and settest me before

c Job 9. 10. 5 Many, O LORD my God, are thy won

L

; thy face for ever.

d Je. 29. 11. derful works which thou hast done, and

13 Blessed be the LORD God of Israel thy thoughtsd which are to us-ward : B they

Bor, none

from everlasting, and to everlasting. cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee:

can order

Amen, and Amen.

them unto if I would declare and speak of them, they

PSALM XLII.

thee. are more than can be numbered.

e Pg. 51. 16. | To the chief Musician, y Maschil, for the Sons ** Ğ Sacrificee and offering thou didst not He.10.4..10 As the hart. 5 panteth after the water

of Korah. desire; mine ears hast thou s opened : burnt offering and sin offering hast thou Psalm giv.

brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O not required.

ing instruc

God. y Then said I, Lo, I come: ins the tion to the 2 My souls thirsteth for God, for the volume of the book it is written of me, sons, &c. living God: when shall I come and

8 II delight to do thy will, O my God : 8 digged, appear before God? yea, thy law is n within my heart.

Ex. 21.6. 3 My tears have been my, meat day 9' I have preached k righteousness in $brayeth. and night, while they continually say

ion: lo. I have not re- I Lu. 24. 44. I unto me. Where is thy God? frained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest. John 5. 39. 4 When I remember these things, I pour

10 I have not hid? 'thy righteousness 9 Ps. 63. 1. out my soul in me: for I had gone with the within my heart; I have declared thy

hyl. John?. 37. I multitude; I went with them to the house

h Job 23. 3. faithfulness and thy salvation: I have i Johna 34

of God, with the voice of m joy and praise, not concealed thy lovingkindness and

with a multitude that kept holyday."

m in the thy truth from the great congregation.

| 5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? il Withhold not thou thy tender mercies mu bowels, and why art thou disquieted in me? Hope from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness & Lu.4.16.22. thou in God; for I shall yet « praise him and thy truth" continually preserve me. 1 Ac.20.20,27. ^for the help of his countenance.

12 For innumerable evils have compass- m Ps. 122. 1. 16 O my God, my soulp is cast down ed me about: mine iniquities have taken a bowed within me: therefore will I remember hold upon me, so that I am not able to look down. thee from the land of Jordan, and of the up :" they are more than the hairs of mine K or, give Hermonites, from M the hill Mizar. head ; therefore my heart v faileth me. thanks.

Deep calleth unto deep at the noise 13 Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: * Ps. 85. 10. of thy waterspouts : all thy waves and O LORD, make haste to help me.

lor, his pre- thy billows are gone over me. 14 Let them be ashamed and confounded sence is 1. 8. Yet the LORD will command his together that seek after my soul to destroy salvation. lovingkindness in the daytime, and in it; let them be driven backward, and put ole. 4. 15. the night his song shall be with me, and

pPs.77.3.10. to shame, that wish me evil.

10. my prayer unto the God of my life.

9 Ps. 38.4,&c. 15 Let them be desolate for a reward of

rLu.18.13,14.

9 I will say unto God my rock, Why hast their shame, that say unto me, Aha, aha!

thou forgotten me? why go I mourning

Tuor, the 16 Letall those that seek thee rejoice and be

little hill,

| because of the oppression of the enemy? glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation | Ps. 133. 3. 10 As with a "sword in my bones, mine say continually, The LORD be magnified.

v forsaketh.

enemies reproach me; while they say 17 But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord

8 Ps. 88. 7.

daily unto me, Where is thy God? thinketh upon me: thou art my help and

at or, killing.

11 Whyart thou cast down, Omy soul? and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

tverse 5.

why art thou disquieted within me? Hope PSALM XLI.

1 Pe. 5. 7.

thou in God; for I shall yet praise him, who To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. u Pr. 14. 21. is the health of my countenance, and my God. BLESSED u is he that considereth the He. 6. 10. _ PSALM XLIII. . Ppoor: the LORD will deliver him in pweak, or, JUDGE me, O God, and plead my cause o time of trouble.

sick. against an rungodly nation: O deliver 2 The LORD will preserve him, and o the day me from the deceitful and unjust man. keep him alive; and he shall be blessed I of evil.

2 For thou art the God of my strength: upon the earth: and x thou wilt notu de

Tor, unmer.

why dost thou cast me off? why go I mournliver him unto the will of his enemies.

ciful. 3 The LORD will strengthen him upon

ing because of the oppression of the enemy? $ a man of deceit and

3 O send out thy light and thy truth: the bed of languishing: thou wilt y make all his bed in his sickness.

let them lead me; let them bring me un

iniquity. 4 I said,w LORD, be merciful unto me;

i to thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles. xor, do not thou.

4 Then will I go unto the altar of God, unhealmy soul; for I have sinned against v Ps.37.32,33. to God B my exceeding joy: yea, upon the thee.

y turn. | harp will I praise thee, o God, my God. 5 Mine enemies speak evil of me, When

w Ps. 32. 5. 5 Whyy art thou cast down, Omy soul? and shall he die, and his name perish?

* Ps. 147. 3. why art thou disquieted within me? Hope 6 And if he come to see me, he* speaketh Ho. 6.1. in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is vanity: his heart gathereth iniquity to it- | B the glad. | the health of my countenance, and my God. self; when he goeth abroad, he telleth it. I ness of 7 All that hate me whisper together against my joy.

To the chief Musician for the Sons of me: against me do they y devise my hurt. 1 y Ps. 42.5,11.

Korah, Maschil. 8 8 An evil disease, say they, cleaveth Pr.26.24,25. W E have heard with our ears, O God, fast unto him: and now that he lieth, he y evil to me. our fathers have told us, what work thou shall rise up no more.

8 A thing of I didst in their days, in the times of old.

Belial. 9 Yea, Smine own familiar friend, in

2 How thou didst drive out the heathen with whom I trusted, whiche did eat of my

Śthe man of

| thy hand, and plantedst them; how thou

my peace. bread, hath n lifted up his heel against me. a Job 19. 19. | didst afflict the people, and cast them out.

10 But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto me, John 13. 18.). 3 Forb they got not the land in possession and raise me up, that I may requite them. 6 Jos. 24. 12. by their own sword, neither did their own

11 By this I know that thou favourest in magnified. arm save them; but thy right hand, and me, because mine enemy doth not tri- | ¢ De. 4. 37. I thine arm, and the light of thy counte umph over me.

becausec thou hadst a favour unto them.

To the chi PSALM XLIV and my God.

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Distress and confidence. PSALMS, XLV.-XLVII. The glory and triumph of Messiah.

4 Thou art my King, O God: command | Bor, O God. 7 Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest deliverances for Jacob.

w wickedness: therefore ß God, thy God, 5 Through thee will we push down our 11 Ki.1.39,40.

hath anointeda thee with the oil of glad

c Hos. 1. 7. enemies; through thy name will we tread

d Ca. 1.3.

ness above thy fellows. them under that rise up against us.

e Ps. 132. 18.

8 Alld thy garments smell of myrrh, and 6 For I will not trust in my bow, nei- 1 x Ca. 6. 8. aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, ther shall my sword save me.

9 1 Ki. 2. 19. whereby they have made thee glad. og But thou hast saved us from our ene- k Ps. 74.1.1.9 Kings' daughters' were among thy mies, and hast put them toe shame that La. 3.31,32. honourable women: upon thy right) hand hated us.

i De. 33. 9. I did stand the queen in gold of Ophir. 8 In God we boast all the day long, Mat. 10.37. 10 Hearken, o daughter, and consider, and praise thy name for ever. Selah.

k Le. 26. 17.
12

and incline thine ear; forget also thine 9 But thou hast cast off,h and put us to

1 Ca. 4.9, &c.

own people, and thy father's house; shame: and goest not forth with our armies. mo

: 11 Sot shall the King greatly desire 10 Thou makest us to turn back from "Ps. 95.6. thy beauty; form he is thy Lord; and the enemy; and they which hate us spoily as sheep worship" thou him. for themselves.

of meat. 12 And the daughter of Tyreo shall be 11 Thou hast given us y like sheep ap o Is. 23. 18. there with a gift ; even the rich P among pointed for meat; and hast scattered us

Ac. 21.3..6. the people shall entreat thy favour.

p Is. 60. 3. among the heathen.

| 13 The King's daughter is all glorious 12 Thou sellesta thy people Sfor nought,

& face.

within ; her clothing" is of wrought gold.

9 De. 32. 30 anddost notincrease thy wealth by their price.

without

14 She shall be brought unto the King 13 Thou makest us a reproach to our

riches.

in raiment of needlework: the virgins neighbours, a scorn and a derision to them

I r Is. 61. 10. her companions that follow her shall be that are round about us

Re. 19. 7,8. brought unto thee. 14 Thou makest us a byword among Ca. 1. 4. 1. 15 With gladness" and rejoicing shall the heathen, a shaking of the head among | Je. 24. 9. they be brought : they shall enter into the people.

u Is. 35. 10. 15 My confusion is continually before me,

Jude 24.

| 16 Insteado of thy fathers shall be

| v Ps. 22. 30. and the shame of my face hath covered me,

w Re. 1. 6.

. | thy children, whom thou mayest make 16 For the voice of him that reproach- Mail. i. i1. princes w in all the earth. eth and blasphemeth; by reason of the y Ps. 8. 2.

17 I will make thy name to be rememenemyy and avenger.

z Da. 9. 13. bered in all generations; therefore shall 17 All: this is come upon us; yet have mor, of the people praise thee for ever and ever. we not forgotten thee, neither have we a Job 23.11,12]

" PSALM XLVI. dealt falsely in thy covenant.

| Ps. 119.157. To the chief Musician n for the sons of Korah, 18 Our heart is not turned back, a neither | Ps.XLVIII a

A Songb upon Alamoth.c have our steps declined from thy way;

1 LXVI. GOD is our refuge and strength, a very

c1 Ch.15.20. 19 Though thou hast sore broken us in

present help in trouble.

oor, goings. the place of dragons, and covered us

1 2 Therefore will not we fear, though the

d Is. 35. 7. with the shadowe of death.

earth be removed, and though the moun

e Ps. 23. 4. 20. If we have forgotten the name of

tains be carried into the K midst of the sea;

K heart of our God, or stretched out our hands to

1. 3 Though the waters thereof roar and

the seas. a strange god;

be troubled, though the mountains shake

Job31.26..28 21 Shall not God search this out ? for

81 with the swelling thereof. Selah.

g Eze.47.1..12 he knoweth the secrets of the heart.

4 4 There is a river, ø the streams whereof

h Ro. 8. 36. 22 Yea," for thy sake are we killed all i Re 212 3. shall make glad the city of God, the holy the day long; we are counted as sheep when the place of the tabernacles of the Most High. for the slaughter.

15 God is in the midst of her; she shall

morning 23 Awake, why sleepest thou, O Lord ? appeareth, not be moved : God shall help her, 1 and arise, castk us not off for ever.

Ex.14.24,27.

that right early. 24 Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and Ps. 30. 5.16 The heathen raged, the kingdoms were forgettest our affliction and our oppression ? | k verse 9.

moved : he uttered his voice, the earth 25 For our soul is bowed down to them a help for

melted. dust; our belly cleaveth unto the earth. I us.

on The LORD of hosts is with us; the 26 Arise M for our help, and redeem us van high

God of Jacob is vour refuge. Selah. for thy mercies' sake.

I place for us.' 8 Come, behold the works of the LORD, PSALM XLV.

JIPs. LXIX. what desolations he hath made in the earth. To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, l for the LXXX. 9 He maketh wars to cease unto the

r sons of Korah, a Maschil, A Song of loves. - or, of in- end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, M y heart pis inditing a good matter : struction. and cutteth the spear in sunder: he I speak of the things which I have made p boileth, or, burnethm the chariot in the fire. touching the King; my tongue is the pen bubbleth 10 Be still, and know that I am God ; of a ready writer

up. I will be exalted among the heathen, I 2 Thou art fairern than the children of Im Eze.39.9,10.

will be exaltedp in the earth. men; graceo is poured into thy lips : 1 * Ca. 6. 9..15.|

11 The LORD of hosts is with us; the

o Lu. 4. 22. therefore God hath blessed thee for ever.

Le Is. 2. 11. iz. God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah. 3 Gird thy sword? upon thy thigh, O most | He. 4. 12.

PSALM XLVII. Mighty, with thy glory and thy majesty. Re. 1. 16. To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the 4 And in thy majesty o ride prosper-la prosper

sons of Korah. ously because of truth and meekness and thou ride O CLAP your hands, all ye people; righteousness; and thy right hand shall

thou.

shout unto God with the voice of triumph.' teach thee terrible things.

r Re. 6. 2. 2 For the LORD most high is terrible ; 5 Thine arrows are sharp in the heart ror, of. he is a great King over all the earth. of the King's enemies; whereby the people & Ps. 65. 5. 3. He shall subdụe the people under us, fall under thee.

t Ps. 38. 2. and the nations under our feet.. 6 Thy throne,u o God, is for ever and u Ps. 93. 2. 4 He shall choose our inheritance for ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a

He. 1.8. | us, the excellency of Jacob whom he right sceptre.

| loved. Selah.

the grave : for soul from

Re. 2.26,27,/ receive me. 8.

The beauty of Zion.

PSALMS, XLVIII.-L. Inefficacy of legal sacrifices. 5 God is gone upa with a shout, the a P3.68.18,33. 12 Nevertheless, man being in honour LORD with the sound of a trumpet.

Ac. 1. 5..11. abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

6 Ps. 39, 5. 6. Sing praises to God, sing

13 This thei

t their praises unto our King, sing praises.

s delight in posterity B approve their sayings. Selah. 7 Forc God is the King of all the earth their mouth. 14 Like sheep they are laid in the grave; sing ye praises Y with understanding.d

death shall feed on them; and the upright

yor, every 8 God reigneth over the heathen: God Y

one that

shall have dominione over them in the sitteth upon the throne of his holiness. hath under- | morning; and their beauty shall con.

9 The princes of the people are gather- standing. sume nin the grave from their dwelling: ed together, even the people of the God of 21 Co. 14. 15. 15 But God will redeem my soul from Abraham : 'for the shields of the earth Col. 3. 16. the power of the grave; for he shall belong unto God: he is greatly exalted. | eDa. 7. 22. receive me. Selah. . PSALM XLVIII.

| Re. 2.26,27. 16 Be not thou afraid when one is made A song and Psalm , for the sons of Korah. sor, strength. rich, when the glory of his house is inGREAT is the LORD, and greatly to be Šor, The vo- creased; praised ing the city of our God, in the luntary of 17 For when he dieth, he shall carry

the people nothing away; his glory shall not de. 2 Beautifuli for situation, the joy of the are ga

scend after him.

thered urwhole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of

18 Though, w while he lived, he blessed

to the peothe north, the city of the great King

ple of, &c.

his soul: and men will praise thee when 3 God is known in her palaces for a

2 Co. 8. 5.

thou doest well to thyself refuge.

nor, the

1.19 v He shall go to the generation of his 4 For, lo, the kings were assembled,

fathers ; they shall never see light.

grave be. they passed by together.

ing an ha

20 Man that is in honour, and understand. 5 They saw it, and so they marvelled;

bitation to eth not, is like the beastsm that perish. they were troubled, and hasted away.

every one m PSALM L. A Psalm of Asaph. 6 Fearn took hold upon them there, and of them. THE° mighty God, even the LORD, hath pain, as of a woman in travail.

s Pr. 30. 5. spoken, and called the earth from the rising 7 Thou breakest the ships of P Tarshish O hand. of the sun unto the going down thereof. with an east wind.

kor, hell.

2 Oute of Zion, the perfection of beau8 As we have heard, so have we seen in the

or, of.

ty, God hath shined.

g Ps. 65. 1. city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our li su 120

1.3 Our God shall come, and shall not God: God will establish it for ever. Selah.

i Ps. 50. 2.

keep silence; a firet shall devour before 9 We have thought of thy lovingkind- La. 2. 16. him, and it shall be very tempestuous ness, O God, in the midst of thy temple. Juin his life. round about him.

10' According to thy name, « O God, so '; Is. 14. 13. 14 He shall call to the heavens from is thy praise unto the ends of the earth : k Mat. 5. 35. | above, and to the earth, that he may thy right hand is full of righteousness.

12 Sa.10.6..19. judge his people. . , 11 Let mount Zion rejoice, let the v The soul 5 Gather" my saints together unto me; daughters of Judah be glad, because of | shall go. those that have made a covenant" with thy judgments.

m Ec.3. 18,19. me by sacrifice. 12 Walk about Zion, and go round n Ex.15.14..1616 Ånd the heavens shall declare his righteabout her: tell the towers thereof.

tror, for.

ousness : for God* is judge himself. Selah. 13 P Mark ye well her bulwarks, o con

o Is. 9.6. PEze. 27. 25.

17 Hear, O my people, and I will speak; sider her palaces; that ye may tell it to

. Ps. 68. 24.

O Israel, and I will testify against thee: the generation following.

r Is. 2.2.

I am God, even thy God. 14 For this God is our God for ever and & Re. 22. 20. 1 8 I will not reprove thee for thy sacrierer ; he will be our guide: even unto death. t Da. 7. 10. | fices or thy burnt offerings, to have been PSALM XLIX.

u Jos. 7.9. continually before me. To the chief Musician, A Psalm 7 for the Ps. 113. 3. 19 Ia will take no bullock out of thy sons of Korah,

• Mat. 24. 31. house, nor he goats out of thy folds : HEAR this, all ye people; give ear, all

w He. 12. 24.

10 For every beast of the forest is mine, ye inhabitants of the world :

x Re. 20. 12.

and the cattle upon a thousand hills. 2 Both low and high, rich and poor,

p Set your

ll I know all the fowls of the mountains; together.

heart to.

and the wild beasts of the field are ø mine. 3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom ;

1 12 If I were hungry, I would not tell and the meditation of my heart shall be | Mi. 6. 1..8. | thee: for the world is mine, and the fulof understanding. .

Ps. 73. 24.

ness thereof. 4 I will incline mine ear to a parable; Il

Is. 58. 11.

1. 13 Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink

Tor, of. will open my dark saying upon the harp.

a Ac. 17. 25. the blood of goats ? 5 Wherefore should I fear in the days He. 10.4.6.) 14 Offer unto God thanksgiving; and of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall

d with me. pay thy vows unto the Most High: compass me about?

Ro.8.33,34. ]

15 And calld upon me in the day of 6 They that trust in their wealth, and boast |

cHos. 7. 2. 1

trouble; I will deliver thee, and thou themselves in the multitude of their riches ; la Ps. 107.6.&c.I shalt glorify me..

7 None of them can by any means re- eJob 36. 18. | 16 But unto the wicked, God saith, deem his brother, nore give to God a SIs. 1.11..15. Whats hast thou to do, to declare my ransom for him ;

John 4. 24. statutes, or that thou shouldest take my 8 (For the redemption of their soul is 9 Pr.5. 12,13. covenant in thy mouth? precious, and it ceaseth for ever ;)

h Ac.13.33.37 17 Seeing thou hatesto instruction, and 9 That he should still live for ever, and

| i Ec.2.16..21.

castest'my words behind thee. not see corruption.

x thy por

18 When thou sawest a thief, then thou

tion was. , 10 Fori he seeth that wise men die,

consentedst with him, and xhast been likewise the fool and the brutish person | ¥ sendest. partaker with adulterers. perish, and leave their wealth to others. B generation 19 Thou y givest thy mouth to evil,

11 Their inward thought is, that their and gene. and thy tongue frameth deceit. houses shall continue for ever, and their

ration.

20 Thou sittest and speakest against dwelling places to Ball generations : they k 2 Sa. 18.18

| thy brother ; thou slanderest thine own, call their landsk after their own names.

mother's son.

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Penitential confessions and prayers. PSALMS, LI.-LV.

Human depravity. - 21 These things hast thou done, anda Il a Ec.8.11,12. 4 Thou lovest all devouring words, BO kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was Ro. 2. 4. thou deceitful tongue, altogether such an one as thyself; but Il.4 re. 4: % | 5 God shall likewise y destroy thee for will reprove thee, and set them in order B or, and the ever: he shall take thee away, and pluck before thine eyes.

| 6 Pr. 19.5, 9. thee out of thy dwelling place, and root 22 Now consider this, yo that forget y beat thee thee out of the land of the living. Selah.. God, lest I tear you in pieces, and there l'doron. 6 The righteous also shall see, and fear, be none to deliver..

c Pr. 2. 22. and shall laugh at him: 23 Whoso offereth praisee glorifieth me: P8.9.17. 7 Lo, this is the man that made not and to him that 8 ordereth hiss conversa- el Pe. 2. 9. God his strength: but trustedo tion aright will I shew the salvation of God. 8 disposeth abundance of his riches, and strengthened PSALM LI.

his way. himself in his Świckedness. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, Phi. 1. 27. | 8 But I am likel a green olive tree in wben i Nathan the prophet came unto him,

yl Ti. 6. 17. the house of God: I trust in the mercy Tafter he had gone in to Bath-sheba.ke

Cor, sub of God for ever and ever. HAVE mercy upon me, O God, accord

stance. 9 I will praise thee for ever, because ing to thy lovingkindness; according un

h Ps. 1. 3. thou hast done it: and I will wait' on thy to the multitude of thy tender mercies

92. 12. name; form it is good before thy saints. blotn out my transgressions.

2 Sa. 12. 1,

PSALM LIII. 2 Washo me throughly from mine ini.

&c. To the chief Musician upon Mahalath, Maschil, quity, and cleanse me from my sin.

k 2 Sa. 11.2, 4.

A Psalm of David. 3 For I acknowledge my transgress La. 3.25,26. THE, fool hath said in his heart, There ions; and my sin is ever before me.. m Ps. 73. 28. lis no God. Corruptr are they, and have

4 Againstă thee, thee only, have I sin * Is. 43. 25. ned, and done this evil in thy sight;" that

44. 22.

donet abominable iniquity: there is none Ac. 3. 19.

that doeth good. thou mightest be justified when thou

o Re. 1. 5.

2 God" looked down from heaven upon speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.

p Pr. 28. 13. | the children of men, to see if there were any 5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity, Ps.14.1, &c.] that did understand, that did seek God. and in sin did my mother ñ conceive me. r Ge. 6.5, 12. 3 Every one of them is gone back;

6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the : 2 Sa. 12. 13. they are altogether become filthy: there inward parts; and in the hidden part t Ep. 5. 12. lis none that doeth good, no, not one. thou shalt make me to know wisdom... Lu. 15. 21.

1. 4 Have the workers of iniquity no knowng Purge* me with hyssop, and I shall » Ps. 11. 4.

w Ep. 2. 3.

ledge? who eat up my people as they eat be clean: wash me, and I shall bey whiter

bread: they have not called upon God. than snow.

n warm.

5 There were they in great fear, where 8 Make me to hear joy and gladness; | * Le. 14. 4..9. no fear was; for God hath scattered the that the bones which thou hast broken | Nu. 19. 18. li

He. 9. 19.

8. bones of him that encampeth against thee: may rejoice.a

y Is. 1. 18.

• thou hast put them to shame, becausec 9 Hide thy face from my sins, and

God hath despised them. blot out all mine iniquities..

O they feared

a 6 Oh* that the salvation of Israel were 10 Created in me a clean heart, O God: 1 a fear.

. Pr. 28. 1.

come out of Zion! Whene God bringeth and renew a right spirit within me.

a Mat. 5. 4.

back the captivity of his people, Jacob 11 Cast me not away from thy presence; lo jaje shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad. and take nots thy holy Spirit from me.

c Je. 6. 30. 12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salva

K Who will

To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, tion; and uphold me with thy frees Spirit:

A Psalm of David, when the h Ziphims

give salva. 13' Theni will I teach transgressors thy

came and said to Saul, Doth not David tions, &c.

i ways;, and sinners shall be converted a

hide himself with us?

d Ac. 15. 9. unto thee.

SAVE me, O God, by thy name, and 14 Deliver me from u bloodguiltiness,

e Ps.126.1..3. judge me by thy strength. O God, thou God of my salvation; and

Xor, con

my prayer,

stant. my tonguej shall sing aloud of thy right

the words of my mouth.

f Lu. 11. 13. | 3 For strangers are risen up against me, eousness.

92 Co. 3. 17. 15 O Lord, open thou my lips; and

and oppressors seek after my soul;k they

hl Sa. 23. 19.) my mouth shall shew forth thy praise..

| have not set God before them. Selah.

i Zec. 3. 1..8.1 16 For thou desirest not sacrifice, velse

4 Behold, God is mine helper: them Lord

u bloods. would I give it: thou delightest not in

is with them that uphold my soul. burnt offering.

Ps.71.23,24 5 He shall reward evil unto a mine

k Ps. 36. 1. 17 The sacrifices of God are a broken

enemies : cut them off in thy truth.

1 Ho. 6. 6. spirit: a broken” and a contrite heart,

| 6 I will freely sacrifice unto thee: I will

Mi. 6. 7, 8. O God, thou wilt not despise.

He 102 10l praise thy name, O LORD, for it is good. 18 Do good in thy good pleasure unto

y For heo hath delivered nae out of all

m Ps. 118. 7. Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem., vor, that I

| trouble; and mine eye hath seen his de19 Then shalt thou be pleased with the

| sire upon mine enemies.

should. sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt

PSALM LV.

# those that To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, offering, and whole burnt offering: then

observe me, shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar. Ps. 5.8. TGIVE car to my prayer, O God; and PSALM LII.

| ~ Is. 66. 2. I hide not thyself from my supplication. To the chief Musician, Maschil, A Psalm of

• Sa. 26. 24. David, when Doeg 9 the Edomite came and

2 Attend unto me, and hear me: I mourn

pPs, 4. 5. toldr Saul, and said unto him, David is

Ro. 12. 1.

| in my complaint, and make a noise; come to the house of Abimelech,

olsa 21.2.1.3 Because of the voice of the enemy. W HY boastest thou thyself in mischief, 22. 9. because of the oppression of the wicked: O mighty man? the goodness of God | » Eze. 22.9. fort they cast iniquity upon me, and in endureth continually .

& Ps. 136.1,2.) wrath they hate me. 2 Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs, like a t2 Sa.16.7, 8. 4 My heart is sore pained within me; and sharp razor, working deceitfully.

u Ps. 116. 3. | the terrorg” of death are fallen upon me. 3 Thou lovest evil more than good, and

v Je. 9. 4, 5. 5 Fearfulness and trembling are come lying" rather than to speak righteousness.

p covered. | upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed Selah.

me.

To the chief PSALM LIV be glad.

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