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7 Take away the rebuke that I am afraid of: for thy judgments are good.

8 Behold, my delight is in thy commandments: D quicken me in thy righteousness.

Et veniat super me.

LE T thy loving mercy come also unto me, O Lord: even thy salvation, according unto thy word.

2 So shall I make answer unto my blasphemers: for my trust ft in thy word.

3 O take not the word of thy truth utterly out of my mouth: for my hope is in thy judgments.

4 So shall I al way keep thy law: yea, for ever and ever.

5 And 1 will walk at liberty: ibr I seek thy commandments.

6 I will speak of thy testimonies also, even before kings: and will not be ashamed.

7 And my delight shall be in thy commandments: which I have Joved.

8 My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved: and my study shall be in thy statutes.

Memor ejlo servi tui.

OThink upon thy servant, as concerning thy word: wherefft thou hast caused me to put my trust.

2 The same is my comfort in my trouble: for thy word hath quickned me.

3 The proud have had me exceedingly in derision: yet have I not shrinked from thy law.

4 For I remembered thine everlasting judgments, O Lard: and received comfort.

5 I am horribly afraid: for the ungodly that forsake thy law.

6 Thy statutes have been my songs: in the house of my pihgrimage.

unmixed. Far mare properly might David term the their opinion : and Administer the mast effectual Laws of God his Counsellors. Since they will faithfully for his welfare* Ihew every Man to himself, who sincerely consults


7 I have thought upon thy Name, O Lord, in the night-sea-* son: and have kept thy law.

8 This I had: because I kept thy commandments.

Port to mea^ DomineS

THOU art my portion, O Lord: I have promised to keep thy law.

2 I made my humble petition in thy presence with my whole heart: O be merciful unto me according to thy word.

3 I called mine own ways to remembrance: and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.

4 I made haste, and prolonged not the time: to keep thy commandments.

5 The congregations of the ungodly have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.

6 At midnight I will rife to give thanks unto thee: because of thy righteous judgments.

7 I am a companion of all them that fear thee: and keep thy commandments.

8 The earth, O Lord, is full of thy mercy: O teach me thy statutes.

Bonitatem sezifti.

OLord, thou hast dealt graciously with thy servant i accord; ing unto thy word.

2 O learn me true understanding and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.

3 * Before I was troubled, I went wrong1 but now have I kept thy word.

4. Thou art good and gracious: O teach me thy statutes. 5 The proud have imagined a lie against me: but 1 will keep thy commandments with my whole heart.

"* ilefire I ivai troubled I wnt vireng: but no<w, iS<. are too apt to gro * carrlei's and negligent in their Du» "is too well known from common experience that ty, snd too readily f?Vc Way to Temptations. Fut whilst Men enjoy health and prosperity, and all when the Rod o» AfRictirn fall* upon them: it nhtu. things go will with them in their worldly aftairs, they rally leads tnem so Kit examination, ana a rcJunaa*

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6 Their heart is as fat as brawn: but my delight hath heen in thy law.

7 It is good far me that I have been in trouble: that I may learn thy statutes.

8 The law of thy mouth is dearer unto me: than thousands of. gold and silver.

Manns tuæ fecerunt me.

TH Y hands have made me and fashioned me: O give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

2 They that fear thee will he glad when they fee me: because I have put my trust in thy word.

3 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right: and that thou of very faithfulness hast caused me to be troubled.

4 O let thy merciful kindness he my comfort: according to thy word unto thy servant.

5 O let thy loving mercies come unto me> that I may live: for thy law is my delight.

6 Let the proud be confounded* for they go wickedly about to destroy me: but I will be occupied in thy commandments.

7 Let such as fear thee, and have known thy testimonies: be turned unto me.

8 O let my heart be found in thy statutes.; that I be not ashamed*

Defecit anima meet.

MY foul hath longed for thy salvation: and I have a good hope because of thy word.

2 Mine eyes long sore for thy word : saying* O when wilt thou eomsort me £

3 For I am become like a battle in the smoke: yet do I not forget thy statutes.

tioiv of their Conduct- Happy are those who are The Antients usually made their B ot tits of Goat Ski** ureful to make such use of the divine chastisements, which if they were placed too near the Firti wo"'TM \ EerL am. burnt Mt a Buttk in tbt smoak: yet, cifc. aecessarilylbe apt to be shrivelled, and dried up.. 5u»

4 How many are the days of thy servant: when wilt thou be avenged of them that persecute me?

5 The proud have digged pitts for me: which are not after thy law.

6 All thy commandments are true: they persecute me falfly, O be thou my help.

7 They had almost made an end of me upon earth: but I forsook not thy commandments.

8 O quicken me after thy loving kindness: and so shall I keep the testimonies of thy mouth.

In eeternumy Domine.

OL O R D, thy word: endureth for ever in heaven. 2 Thy truth also remaineth from one generation to another: thou hast laid the foundation os the earth, and it abides!]*

3 They continue this day according to thine ordinance: for all things serve thee.

4 Is my delight had not been in thy law: I should have perished in my trouble.

5 I will never forget thy commandments: for with them thou hast quickned me.

6 I am thine, O save me: for I have sought thy commandments*

7 The ungodly laid wait for me, to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

8 I fee that all things come to an end: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

^uamodo dilexi f

LORD, what love have I unto thy law: all the day long is my study in it.

2 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser thai* mine enemies 1 for they are ever with me'

3 I have more understanding than my teachers: for thy testimonies are my study.

DaviJ represents himself to be through the force of mind he resolves to persist in the discharge of Hi* affliction; yet with, a becoming piety and steadiness of Duty..

4, I am, wiser than the aged: because I keep thy commandments.

5 I have refrained my feet from every evil way: that I may keep- thy word,

6 I have not shrunk from thy judgments: for thou teachest me.

7 O how sweet are thy words unto my throat: yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouth.

. 8 Through thy commandments I get understanding: therefore I hate all evil ways.


Lucerna pedibus meis.

THY word is a lantern unto my feet: and a light unto my paths.

2 I have sworn, and am stedsastly purposed: to keep thy righteous judgments.

3 I am troubled above measure: quicken me, O Lord, according to thy word. . .

4 Let the free-will-offerings of my mouth please thee, O Lord; and teach me thy judgments.

5 My foul is al way in my hand: yet dol not forget thy law.

6 The ungodly have laid a snare lor me: but yet I swerved not from thy commandments.

7 Thy testimonies have I claimed as mine heritage for ever; and why? they are the very joy of my heart.

8 I have applied my heart to fulfil thy statutes al way: even unto the end.

•. . k.' Iniquos odio habun

IHate them that imagine evil things: but thy law do I love. 2 Thou art my defence and shield: and my trust is in thy word.

3 Away from me, ye wicked: I will keep the commandments ©f my God.

4 O stablish me according to thy word, that I may live: and let me not be disappointed of my hope.

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