Page images
[blocks in formation]

Lord is true, and all his works are faithful.

He loveth righteousness and judgment; the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.

Sing unto the Lord a new song; sing praises unto him skilfully, with an exalted voice.

For the word of the

By the word of the Lord were the heavens made, and all the hosts of them by the breath of his mouth.

He gathereth the waters of the sea together, as it were upon a heap; and layeth up the deep, as in a treasure house.

Let all the earth fear the Lord; stand in awe of him, all ye who dwell in the world.

For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.

The Lord bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought, and maketh the devices of the people to be of none effect, and casteth out the counsels of princes.

The counsel of the Lord shall endure for ever; and the thoughts of his heart from generation to generation.

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and blessed are the people that he hath chosen to him to be his inheritance.

The Lord looketh down from heaven, and behold

eth all the children of men ; from the habitation of his dwelling he considereth all those who dwell on the earth.

He fashioneth all the hearts of them, and understandeth all their works.

There is no king who can be saved by the multitude of an host; neither is any mighty man delivered by much strength.

A horse is but a vain thing for safety; neither shall he deliver any man by his great strength.

Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon those who fear him, and upon those who put their trust in his


To deliver their soul from death, and to feed them in the time of famine.

Our soul hath patiently tarried for the Lord; for he is our help and our shield.

For our hearts shall rejoice in him; because we have trusted in his holy


Let thy merciful kindness, O Lord, be upon us, as we do put our trust in thee.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honour and glory, &c.

[blocks in formation]
[blocks in formation]

so that not one of them is broken.

But misfortune shall slay the ungodly; and they who hate the righteous shall be desolate.

The Lord delivereth the souls of his servants; and all they who put their trust in him shall not be desti



MY heart showeth me the wickedness of the ungodly, that there is no fear of God before his eyes.

For he flattereth himself in his own sight, until his abominable sin be found


The words of his mouth are unrighteous and full of deceit; he hath left off to behave himself wisely, and to do good.

He imagineth mischief upon his bed, and hath set himself in no good way; neither doth he abhor anything that is evil.

Thy mercy, O Lord, reacheth unto the heavens, and thy faithfulness unto the clouds.

The Lord is nigh unto those who are of a contrite heart, and will save such as are of an humble spirit.

Great are the troubles of the righteous; but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.

He keepeth all his bones; like the great deep.

Thy righteousness standeth like the strong mountains; thy judgments are

Thou, Lord, shalt save both man and beast. How excellent is thy mercy, O God! and the children of men shall put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

They shall be satisfied with the plenteousness of thy house; and thou shalt give them drink of thy pleasures as out of a river. For with thee is the fountain of life, and in thy light shall we see light.

O continue thy loving kindness unto those who know thee, and thy righteousness unto those who are true of heart.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honour and glory, &c.

[blocks in formation]
[blocks in formation]

down the poor and needy, and to slay such as are of a right conversation.

Their sword shall go through their own heart, and their bow shall be broken.

A small thing that the righteous hath, is better than great riches of the ungodly.

For the arms of the ungodly shall be broken, but the Lord upholdeth the righteous.

The Lord knoweth the days of the godly; their inheritance shall endure for


They shall not be confounded in the perilous time, and in the days of dearth they shall have enough.

The Lord ordereth a good man's going, and maketh his way acceptable to himself.

Though he fall, he shall not be cast away; for the Lord upholdeth him with

his hand.

I have been young, and now am old, and yet saw I never the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging their bread.

The righteous is ever merciful, and lendeth, and his seed is blessed.

Flee from evil, and do the thing that is good, and dwell for evermore.

For the Lord loveth the thing that is right; he forsaketh not his who are godly, but they are preserved forever.

The unrighteous shall be punished; as for the seed of the ungodly, it shall be rooted out.

The righteous shall inherit the land and dwell therein for ever.

The mouth of the rightecus is exercised in wisdom, and his tongue will be talking of judgment.

The law of his God is in his heart, and his goings shall not slide,

The ungodly watcheth the righteous, and seeketh occasion to slay him.

The Lord will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.

Hope thou in the Lord, and keep his way, and he shall promote thee, that thou shalt possess the land; when the ungodly shall perish, thou shalt see it.

I myself have seen the ungodly in great power, and flourishing like a green bay tree.

I went by, and lo, he

« ՆախորդըՇարունակել »