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We wait for thy loving-kind, 0 God, in the midst of thy ble. O God, according to thy le, so is thy praise unto the ld's end; thy right hand is of righteousness. ) Let the mount Sion rejoice, the daughter of Judah be , because of thy judgments. 1 Walk about Sion, and go ld about her; and tell the ers thereof. 2 Mark well her bulwarks, op her houses, that ye may them that come aster. 3 For this God is our God for r and ever . He shall be our le unto death. Psalm 49. Audite hac, omnes. Hear ye this, all ye people ; ponder it with your ears, all hat dwell in the world; High and low, rich and poor, with another. My mouth shall speak of wis1, and my heart shall muse of erstanding. I will incline mine ear to parable, and show my dark sch upon the harp. Wherefore should I fear in days of wickedness, and when wickedness of my heels comseth me round about? There be some that put their t in their goods, and boast mselves in the multitude of r riches; But no man may deliver his her, nor make agreement uniod for him : For it cost more to redeem r souls; so that he must set alone for ever; Yea, though he live long, and not the grave.

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rising up of the sun unto the going down thereof. 2 Out of Sion hath God appeared in perfect beauty. 3 Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence; there shall go before him a consuming fire, and a mighty tempest shall be stirred up round about him. 4 He shall call the heaven from above, and the earth, that he may judge his people. 5 Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a Covenant with me with sacrifice. 6 And the heavens shall declare his righteousness; for God is judge himself. 7 Hear, O my people, and I will speak; I myself will testify against thee, O islael ; for I am God, even thy God. 8 I will not reprove thee beCause of thy sacrifices, or for thy 5urnt-offering; because they were not alway before me. 9 l will take no bullock out of hine house, nor he-goat out of hy folds; 10 For all the beasts of the orests are mine, and so are the attle upon a thousand hills. 11 I know all the fowls upon hemountains, and the wild beasts f the field are in my sight. 12 If I be hungry, I will not ill thee; for the whole world is line, and all that is therein. 13 Thinkest thou that I would at bull's flesh, and drink the lood of goats 2 14 Offer unto God thanksgiv*g, and pay thy vows unto the sost Highest, 15 And call upon me in the ime of trouble; so will I hear bee, and thou shalt praise me.

God, Why dost thou preach my laws, and takest my covenant in thy mouth ; 17 Whereas thou hatest to be reformed, and hast cast my words behind thee 2 18 When thou sawest a thief, thou consentedst unto him ; and hast been partaker with the adulterei’s. 19 Thou hast let thy mouth speak wickedness, and with thy tongue thou hast set forth deceit. 20 Thou Sattest and spakest against thy brother; yea, and hast slandered thine own mother's Son. 21 These things hast thou done, and I held my tongue, and thou thoughtest wickedly, that I am even such a one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set before thee the things that thou hast done. 22 O consider this, ye that forget God, lest I pluck you away, and there be none to deliver you. 23 Whoso offereth me thanks and praise, he honoureth me; and to him that ordereth his conversation right, will I show the salvation of God; Psalm. 51. Miserere mei, Dews. HAYE mercy upon me, O God, after thy great goodness, according to the multitude of thy mercies do away mine offences. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my wickedness; and cleanse me from my sin; 3 For I acknowledge my faults, and my sin is ever before me. 4 Against thee only have 1 sinned, and done this evil in thy sight, that thou mightest be justified in thy saying, and clear when thou art judged.

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ther conceived me.
6 Butlo, thou requirest truthin
the inward parts, and shalt make
me to understand wisdom Se-
cretly.
7 Thou shalt purge me
hyssop, and I shall be clean;
shalt wash me, and I shall be
whiter than snow.
8 Thou shalt make me hear of
joy and gladness, that the bones
which thou hast broken may re-
joice.
9 Turn thy face from my sins,
and put out all my misdeeds.
10 Make me a clean heart, O
God, and renew a right spirit
within me.
11 Cast me not away from thy
presence, and take not thy Holy
Spirit from me.
12 O give me the comfort of thy
help again, and stablish me with
thy free Spirit.
13 Then shall I teach thy ways
unto the wicked, and sinners shall
be converted unto thee.
14 Deliver me from blood-guil-
tiness, O God, thou that art the
God of my health; and my tongue
shall sing of thy righteousness.
15 Thou shalt open my lips, O
Lord, and my mouth shall show
thy praise.
ió For thou desirest no sacrifice,
else would I give it thee; but thou
delightest not in burnt-offerings.
17 The sacrifice of God is a
troubled spirit: a broken and con-
trite heart, O God, shalt thou not
despise.
18 O be favourable and gra-
cious unto Sion ; build thou the
walls of Jero:salem.
19 Then shalt thou be pleased
with the sacrifice of righteousness,
with the burnt-offerings and obla-

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ven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that would understand, and seek after God. 4 But they are all gone out of the way, they are altogether become abominable; there is also none that doeth good, no not one. 5 Are they not without understanding that work wickedness, eating up my people as if they would eat bread 2 they have not called upon God. 6 They were afraid, where no fear was; for God hath broken the bones of him that besieged thee; thou hast put them to confusion, because God hath despised them. 7 Oh that the salvation were given unto Israel out of Sion' Oh that the Lord would deliver his people out of captivity 8 Then should Jacob rejoice, and Israel should be right glad. Psalm 54. Deus, in Nomine. SAVE me, O God, for thy name's sake, and avenge me in thy strength. 2 Hear my prayer, O God, and hearken unto the words of my mouth : 3 For strangers are risen | against me; and tyrants, which have not God before their eyes, seek after my soul. 4 Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is with them that uphold my soul. 5 He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: destroy thouthem in thy truth: 6 An offering of a free heart will I give thee, and praise thy name, O Lord; because it is so comfortable. 7 For he hath delivered me out of all my trouble; and mine eye hath seen his desire upon Inim8 enemies,

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FAR my prayer, O God, and hide not thyself from my petition. 2 Take heed unto me, and hear me, how I mourn in my prayer, and am vexed. 3 The enemy crieth so, and the ungodly cometh on so fast; for they are minded to do me some mischief, so maliciously are they set against me. 4 My heart is disquieted with , in me, and the fear of death is fallen upon me. 5 Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and an horrible dread hath overwhelmed me. 6 And I said, O that I had wings like a dove; for then would I Nee away, and be at rest. 7 Lo, then would I get me away far off, and remain in the wilderness. 8 I would make haste to escape, because of the stormy wind and tempest. 9 Destroy their tongues, O Lord, and divide them; for I have spied unrighteousness and strife in the city. 10 Day and night they go about within the walls thereof; mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it. 11 Wickedness is therein; deceit and guile go not out of their StreetS. 12 For it is not an open enemy that hath done me this dishonour; for then I could have borne it: 13 Neither was it mine adversary that did magnify himself against me; for then peradventure I would have hid myself

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