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Chapter 1

  1:1   Blessed [is] the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. 
  1:2   But his delight [is] in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. 
  1:3   And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. 
  1:4   The ungodly [are] not so: but [are] like the chaff which the wind driveth away. 
  1:5   Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. 
  1:6   For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish. 
Chapter 2

  2:1   Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? 
  2:2   The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, [saying], 
  2:3   Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. 
  2:4   He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision. 
  2:5   Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure. 
  2:6   Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion. 
  2:7   I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou [art] my Son; this day have I begotten thee. 
  2:8   Ask of me, and I shall give [thee] the heathen [for] thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth [for] thy possession. 
  2:9   Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. 
  2:10   Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth. 
  2:11   Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. 
  2:12   Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish [from] the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed [are] all they that put their trust in him. 
Chapter 3

  3:1   A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son. LORD, how are they increased that trouble me! many [are] they that rise up against me. 
  3:2   Many [there be] which say of my soul, [There is] no help for him in God. Selah. 
  3:3   But thou, O LORD, [art] a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. 
  3:4   I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah. 
  3:5   I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me. 
  3:6   I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set [themselves] against me round about. 
  3:7   Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies [upon] the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly. 
  3:8   Salvation [belongeth] unto the LORD: thy blessing [is] upon thy people. Selah. 
Chapter 4

  4:1   To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David. Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me [when I was] in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. 
  4:2   O ye sons of men, how long [will ye turn] my glory into shame? [how long] will ye love vanity, [and] seek after leasing? Selah. 
  4:3   But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him. 
  4:4   Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah. 
  4:5   Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD. 
  4:6   [There be] many that say, Who will show us [any] good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us. 
  4:7   Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time [that] their corn and their wine increased. 
  4:8   I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. 
Chapter 5

  5:1   To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth, A Psalm of David. Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation. 
  5:2   Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray. 
  5:3   My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct [my prayer] unto thee, and will look up. 
  5:4   For thou [art] not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee. 
  5:5   The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity. 
  5:6   Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man. 
  5:7   But as for me, I will come [into] thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: [and] in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple. 
  5:8   Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face. 
  5:9   For [there is] no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part [is] very wickedness; their throat [is] an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue. 
  5:10   Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee. 
  5:11   But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee. 
  5:12   For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as [with] a shield. 
Chapter 6

  6:1   To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David. O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure. 
  6:2   Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I [am] weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed. 
  6:3   My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O LORD, how long? 
  6:4   Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake. 
  6:5   For in death [there is] no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks? 
  6:6   I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears. 
  6:7   Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies. 
  6:8   Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping. 
  6:9   The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer. 
  6:10   Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return [and] be ashamed suddenly. 
Chapter 7

  7:1   Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the LORD, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite. O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me: 
  7:2   Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending [it] in pieces, while [there is] none to deliver. 
  7:3   O LORD my God, if I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands; 
  7:4   If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:) 
  7:5   Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take [it]; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah. 
  7:6   Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me [to] the judgment [that] thou hast commanded. 
  7:7   So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for their sakes therefore return thou on high. 
  7:8   The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity [that is] in me. 
  7:9   Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins. 
  7:10   My defence [is] of God, which saveth the upright in heart. 
  7:11   God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry [with the wicked] every day. 
  7:12   If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready. 
  7:13   He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors. 
  7:14   Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood. 
  7:15   He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch [which] he made. 
  7:16   His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate. 
  7:17   I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high. 
Chapter 8

  8:1   To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David. O LORD our Lord, how excellent [is] thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens. 
  8:2   Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger. 
  8:3   When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; 
  8:4   What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? 
  8:5   For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour. 
  8:6   Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all [things] under his feet: 
  8:7   All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field; 
  8:8   The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, [and whatsoever] passeth through the paths of the seas. 
  8:9   O LORD our Lord, how excellent [is] thy name in all the earth! 
Chapter 9

  9:1   To the chief Musician upon Muthlabben, A Psalm of David. I will praise [thee], O LORD, with my whole heart; I will show forth all thy marvellous works. 
  9:2   I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High. 
  9:3   When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence. 
  9:4   For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right. 
  9:5   Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever. 
  9:6   O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished with them. 
  9:7   But the LORD shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his throne for judgment. 
  9:8   And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness. 
  9:9   The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. 
  9:10   And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee. 
  9:11   Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings. 
  9:12   When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble. 
  9:13   Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble [which I suffer] of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death: 
  9:14   That I may show forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation. 
  9:15   The heathen are sunk down in the pit [that] they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken. 
  9:16   The LORD is known [by] the judgment [which] he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah. 
  9:17   The wicked shall be turned into hell, [and] all the nations that forget God. 
  9:18   For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall [not] perish for ever. 
  9:19   Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in thy sight. 
  9:20   Put them in fear, O LORD: [that] the nations may know themselves [to be but] men. Selah. 
Chapter 10

  10:1   Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? [why] hidest thou [thyself] in times of trouble? 
  10:2   The wicked in [his] pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined. 
  10:3   For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, [whom] the LORD abhorreth. 
  10:4   The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek [after God]: God [is] not in all his thoughts. 
  10:5   His ways are always grievous; thy judgments [are] far above out of his sight: [as for] all his enemies, he puffeth at them. 
  10:6   He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for [I shall] never [be] in adversity. 
  10:7   His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue [is] mischief and vanity. 
  10:8   He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor. 
  10:9   He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net. 
  10:10   He croucheth, [and] humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones. 
  10:11   He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see [it]. 
  10:12   Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget not the humble. 
  10:13   Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require [it]. 
  10:14   Thou hast seen [it]: for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite [it] with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless. 
  10:15   Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil [man]: seek out his wickedness [till] thou find none. 
  10:16   The LORD [is] King for ever and ever: the heathen are perished out of his land. 
  10:17   LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear: 
  10:18   To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress. 
Chapter 11

  11:1   To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David. In the LORD put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee [as] a bird to your mountain? 
  11:2   For, lo, the wicked bend [their] bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart. 
  11:3   If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do? 
  11:4   The LORD [is] in his holy temple, the LORD'S throne [is] in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men. 
  11:5   The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth. 
  11:6   Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: [this shall be] the portion of their cup. 
  11:7   For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright. 
Chapter 12

  12:1   To the chief Musician upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David. Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men. 
  12:2   They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: [with] flattering lips [and] with a double heart do they speak. 
  12:3   The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, [and] the tongue that speaketh proud things: 
  12:4   Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips [are] our own: who [is] lord over us? 
  12:5   For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set [him] in safety [from him that] puffeth at him. 
  12:6   The words of the LORD [are] pure words: [as] silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. 
  12:7   Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever. 
  12:8   The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted. 
Chapter 13

  13:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me? 
  13:2   How long shall I take counsel in my soul, [having] sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me? 
  13:3   Consider [and] hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the [sleep of] death; 
  13:4   Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him; [and] those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved. 
  13:5   But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. 
  13:6   I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath dealt bountifully with me. 
Chapter 14

  14:1   To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David. The fool hath said in his heart, [There is] no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, [there is] none that doeth good. 
  14:2   The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, [and] seek God. 
  14:3   They are all gone aside, they are [all] together become filthy: [there is] none that doeth good, no, not one. 
  14:4   Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people [as] they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD. 
  14:5   There were they in great fear: for God [is] in the generation of the righteous. 
  14:6   Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD [is] his refuge. 
  14:7   Oh that the salvation of Israel [were come] out of Zion! when the LORD bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, [and] Israel shall be glad. 
Chapter 15

  15:1   A Psalm of David. LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? 
  15:2   He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. 
  15:3   [He that] backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour. 
  15:4   In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. [He that] sweareth to [his own] hurt, and changeth not. 
  15:5   [He that] putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these [things] shall never be moved. 
Chapter 16

  16:1   Michtam of David. Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. 
  16:2   [O my soul], thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou [art] my Lord: my goodness [extendeth] not to thee; 
  16:3   [But] to the saints that [are] in the earth, and [to] the excellent, in whom [is] all my delight. 
  16:4   Their sorrows shall be multiplied [that] hasten [after] another [god]: their drink offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips. 
  16:5   The LORD [is] the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot. 
  16:6   The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant [places]; yea, I have a goodly heritage. 
  16:7   I will bless the LORD, who hath given me counsel: my reins also instruct me in the night seasons. 
  16:8   I have set the LORD always before me: because [he is] at my right hand, I shall not be moved. 
  16:9   Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope. 
  16:10   For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. 
  16:11   Thou wilt show me the path of life: in thy presence [is] fulness of joy; at thy right hand [there are] pleasures for evermore. 
Chapter 17

  17:1   A prayer of David. Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, [that goeth] not out of feigned lips. 
  17:2   Let my sentence come forth from thy presence; let thine eyes behold the things that are equal. 
  17:3   Thou hast proved mine heart; thou hast visited [me] in the night; thou hast tried me, [and] shalt find nothing; I am purposed [that] my mouth shall not transgress. 
  17:4   Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept [me from] the paths of the destroyer. 
  17:5   Hold up my goings in thy paths, [that] my footsteps slip not. 
  17:6   I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, [and hear] my speech. 
  17:7   Show thy marvellous lovingkindness, O thou that savest by thy right hand them which put their trust [in thee] from those that rise up [against them]. 
  17:8   Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings, 
  17:9   From the wicked that oppress me, [from] my deadly enemies, [who] compass me about. 
  17:10   They are enclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly. 
  17:11   They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth; 
  17:12   Like as a lion [that] is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places. 
  17:13   Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, [which is] thy sword: 
  17:14   From men [which are] thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, [which have] their portion in [this] life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid [treasure]: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their [substance] to their babes. 
  17:15   As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness. 
Chapter 18

  18:1   To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David, the servant of the LORD, who spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day [that] the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: And he said, I will love thee, O LORD, my strength. 
  18:2   The LORD [is] my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, [and] my high tower. 
  18:3   I will call upon the LORD, [who is worthy] to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies. 
  18:4   The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid. 
  18:5   The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me. 
  18:6   In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, [even] into his ears. 
  18:7   Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth. 
  18:8   There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it. 
  18:9   He bowed the heavens also, and came down: and darkness [was] under his feet. 
  18:10   And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind. 
  18:11   He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him [were] dark waters [and] thick clouds of the skies. 
  18:12   At the brightness [that was] before him his thick clouds passed, hail [stones] and coals of fire. 
  18:13   The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail [stones] and coals of fire. 
  18:14   Yea, he sent out his arrows, and scattered them; and he shot out lightnings, and discomfited them. 
  18:15   Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of thy nostrils. 
  18:16   He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters. 
  18:17   He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them which hated me: for they were too strong for me. 
  18:18   They prevented me in the day of my calamity: but the LORD was my stay. 
  18:19   He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me. 
  18:20   The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me. 
  18:21   For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God. 
  18:22   For all his judgments [were] before me, and I did not put away his statutes from me. 
  18:23   I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from mine iniquity. 
  18:24   Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight. 
  18:25   With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt show thyself upright; 
  18:26   With the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; and with the froward thou wilt show thyself froward. 
  18:27   For thou wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks. 
  18:28   For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness. 
  18:29   For by thee I have run through a troop; and by my God have I leaped over a wall. 
  18:30   [As for] God, his way [is] perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he [is] a buckler to all those that trust in him. 
  18:31   For who [is] God save the LORD? or who [is] a rock save our God? 
  18:32   [It is] God that girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect. 
  18:33   He maketh my feet like hinds' [feet], and setteth me upon my high places. 
  18:34   He teacheth my hands to war, so that a bow of steel is broken by mine arms. 
  18:35   Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy gentleness hath made me great. 
  18:36   Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip. 
  18:37   I have pursued mine enemies, and overtaken them: neither did I turn again till they were consumed. 
  18:38   I have wounded them that they were not able to rise: they are fallen under my feet. 
  18:39   For thou hast girded me with strength unto the battle: thou hast subdued under me those that rose up against me. 
  18:40   Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies; that I might destroy them that hate me. 
  18:41   They cried, but [there was] none to save [them: even] unto the LORD, but he answered them not. 
  18:42   Then did I beat them small as the dust before the wind: I did cast them out as the dirt in the streets. 
  18:43   Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; [and] thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people [whom] I have not known shall serve me. 
  18:44   As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves unto me. 
  18:45   The strangers shall fade away, and be afraid out of their close places. 
  18:46   The LORD liveth; and blessed [be] my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted. 
  18:47   [It is] God that avengeth me, and subdueth the people under me. 
  18:48   He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man. 
  18:49   Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name. 
  18:50   Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and showeth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore. 
Chapter 19

  19:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth his handiwork. 
  19:2   Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night showeth knowledge. 
  19:3   [There is] no speech nor language, [where] their voice is not heard. 
  19:4   Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, 
  19:5   Which [is] as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, [and] rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. 
  19:6   His going forth [is] from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof. 
  19:7   The law of the LORD [is] perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD [is] sure, making wise the simple. 
  19:8   The statutes of the LORD [are] right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD [is] pure, enlightening the eyes. 
  19:9   The fear of the LORD [is] clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD [are] true [and] righteous altogether. 
  19:10   More to be desired [are they] than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb. 
  19:11   Moreover by them is thy servant warned: [and] in keeping of them [there is] great reward. 
  19:12   Who can understand [his] errors? cleanse thou me from secret [faults]. 
  19:13   Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous [sins]; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression. 
  19:14   Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer. 
Chapter 20

  20:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; 
  20:2   Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion; 
  20:3   Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah. 
  20:4   Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all thy counsel. 
  20:5   We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up [our] banners: the LORD fulfil all thy petitions. 
  20:6   Now know I that the LORD saveth his anointed; he will hear him from his holy heaven with the saving strength of his right hand. 
  20:7   Some [trust] in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God. 
  20:8   They are brought down and fallen: but we are risen, and stand upright. 
  20:9   Save, LORD: let the king hear us when we call. 
Chapter 21

  21:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! 
  21:2   Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah. 
  21:3   For thou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on his head. 
  21:4   He asked life of thee, [and] thou gavest [it] him, [even] length of days for ever and ever. 
  21:5   His glory [is] great in thy salvation: honour and majesty hast thou laid upon him. 
  21:6   For thou hast made him most blessed for ever: thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance. 
  21:7   For the king trusteth in the LORD, and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved. 
  21:8   Thine hand shall find out all thine enemies: thy right hand shall find out those that hate thee. 
  21:9   Thou shalt make them as a fiery oven in the time of thine anger: the LORD shall swallow them up in his wrath, and the fire shall devour them. 
  21:10   Their fruit shalt thou destroy from the earth, and their seed from among the children of men. 
  21:11   For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, [which] they are not able [to perform]. 
  21:12   Therefore shalt thou make them turn their back, [when] thou shalt make ready [thine arrows] upon thy strings against the face of them. 
  21:13   Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength: [so] will we sing and praise thy power. 
Chapter 22

  22:1   To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar, A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? [why art thou so] far from helping me, [and from] the words of my roaring? 
  22:2   O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent. 
  22:3   But thou [art] holy, [O thou] that inhabitest the praises of Israel. 
  22:4   Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliver them. 
  22:5   They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded. 
  22:6   But I [am] a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people. 
  22:7   All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, [saying], 
  22:8   He trusted on the LORD [that] he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him. 
  22:9   But thou [art] he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope [when I was] upon my mother's breasts. 
  22:10   I was cast upon thee from the womb: thou [art] my God from my mother's belly. 
  22:11   Be not far from me; for trouble [is] near; for [there is] none to help. 
  22:12   Many bulls have compassed me: strong [bulls] of Bashan have beset me round. 
  22:13   They gaped upon me [with] their mouths, [as] a ravening and a roaring lion. 
  22:14   I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels. 
  22:15   My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death. 
  22:16   For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have enclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet. 
  22:17   I may tell all my bones: they look [and] stare upon me. 
  22:18   They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture. 
  22:19   But be not thou far from me, O LORD: O my strength, haste thee to help me. 
  22:20   Deliver my soul from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog. 
  22:21   Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns. 
  22:22   I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee. 
  22:23   Ye that fear the LORD, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel. 
  22:24   For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard. 
  22:25   My praise [shall be] of thee in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before them that fear him. 
  22:26   The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever. 
  22:27   All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee. 
  22:28   For the kingdom [is] the LORD'S: and he [is] the governor among the nations. 
  22:29   All [they that be] fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul. 
  22:30   A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation. 
  22:31   They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done [this]. 
Chapter 23

  23:1   A Psalm of David. The LORD [is] my shepherd; I shall not want. 
  23:2   He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 
  23:3   He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. 
  23:4   Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou [art] with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. 
  23:5   Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. 
  23:6   Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever. 
Chapter 24

  24:1   A Psalm of David. The earth [is] the LORD'S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. 
  24:2   For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods. 
  24:3   Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place? 
  24:4   He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. 
  24:5   He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation. 
  24:6   This [is] the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah. 
  24:7   Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 
  24:8   Who [is] this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle. 
  24:9   Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift [them] up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 
  24:10   Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he [is] the King of glory. Selah. 
Chapter 25

  25:1   [A Psalm] of David. Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul. 
  25:2   O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me. 
  25:3   Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause. 
  25:4   Show me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. 
  25:5   Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou [art] the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. 
  25:6   Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they [have been] ever of old. 
  25:7   Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD. 
  25:8   Good and upright [is] the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way. 
  25:9   The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way. 
  25:10   All the paths of the LORD [are] mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies. 
  25:11   For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon mine iniquity; for it [is] great. 
  25:12   What man [is] he that feareth the LORD? him shall he teach in the way [that] he shall choose. 
  25:13   His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth. 
  25:14   The secret of the LORD [is] with them that fear him; and he will show them his covenant. 
  25:15   Mine eyes [are] ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net. 
  25:16   Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; for I [am] desolate and afflicted. 
  25:17   The troubles of my heart are enlarged: [O] bring thou me out of my distresses. 
  25:18   Look upon mine affliction and my pain; and forgive all my sins. 
  25:19   Consider mine enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred. 
  25:20   O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee. 
  25:21   Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee. 
  25:22   Redeem Israel, O God, out of all his troubles. 
Chapter 26

  26:1   [A Psalm] of David. Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; [therefore] I shall not slide. 
  26:2   Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart. 
  26:3   For thy lovingkindness [is] before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth. 
  26:4   I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. 
  26:5   I have hated the congregation of evildoers; and will not sit with the wicked. 
  26:6   I will wash mine hands in innocency: so will I compass thine altar, O LORD: 
  26:7   That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works. 
  26:8   LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth. 
  26:9   Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men: 
  26:10   In whose hands [is] mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes. 
  26:11   But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me. 
  26:12   My foot standeth in an even place: in the congregations will I bless the LORD. 
Chapter 27

  27:1   [A Psalm] of David. The LORD [is] my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD [is] the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? 
  27:2   When the wicked, [even] mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell. 
  27:3   Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this [will] I [be] confident. 
  27:4   One [thing] have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple. 
  27:5   For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock. 
  27:6   And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD. 
  27:7   Hear, O LORD, [when] I cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me, and answer me. 
  27:8   [When thou saidst], Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek. 
  27:9   Hide not thy face [far] from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation. 
  27:10   When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up. 
  27:11   Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies. 
  27:12   Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty. 
  27:13   [I had fainted], unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. 
  27:14   Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD. 
Chapter 28

  28:1   [A Psalm] of David. Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, [if] thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit. 
  28:2   Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle. 
  28:3   Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, which speak peace to their neighbours, but mischief [is] in their hearts. 
  28:4   Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them after the work of their hands; render to them their desert. 
  28:5   Because they regard not the works of the LORD, nor the operation of his hands, he shall destroy them, and not build them up. 
  28:6   Blessed [be] the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications. 
  28:7   The LORD [is] my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. 
  28:8   The LORD [is] their strength, and he [is] the saving strength of his anointed. 
  28:9   Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: feed them also, and lift them up for ever. 
Chapter 29

  29:1   A Psalm of David. Give unto the LORD, O ye mighty, give unto the LORD glory and strength. 
  29:2   Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. 
  29:3   The voice of the LORD [is] upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the LORD [is] upon many waters. 
  29:4   The voice of the LORD [is] powerful; the voice of the LORD [is] full of majesty. 
  29:5   The voice of the LORD breaketh the cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the cedars of Lebanon. 
  29:6   He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn. 
  29:7   The voice of the LORD divideth the flames of fire. 
  29:8   The voice of the LORD shaketh the wilderness; the LORD shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh. 
  29:9   The voice of the LORD maketh the hinds to calve, and discovereth the forests: and in his temple doth every one speak of [his] glory. 
  29:10   The LORD sitteth upon the flood; yea, the LORD sitteth King for ever. 
  29:11   The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace. 
Chapter 30

  30:1   A Psalm [and] Song [at] the dedication of the house of David. I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me. 
  30:2   O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me. 
  30:3   O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit. 
  30:4   Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. 
  30:5   For his anger [endureth but] a moment; in his favour [is] life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy [cometh] in the morning. 
  30:6   And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved. 
  30:7   LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, [and] I was troubled. 
  30:8   I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD I made supplication. 
  30:9   What profit [is there] in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth? 
  30:10   Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD, be thou my helper. 
  30:11   Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; 
  30:12   To the end that [my] glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever. 
Chapter 31

  31:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness. 
  31:2   Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me. 
  31:3   For thou [art] my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide me. 
  31:4   Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me: for thou [art] my strength. 
  31:5   Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth. 
  31:6   I have hated them that regard lying vanities: but I trust in the LORD. 
  31:7   I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities; 
  31:8   And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room. 
  31:9   Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, [yea], my soul and my belly. 
  31:10   For my life is spent with grief, and my years with sighing: my strength faileth because of mine iniquity, and my bones are consumed. 
  31:11   I was a reproach among all mine enemies, but especially among my neighbours, and a fear to mine acquaintance: they that did see me without fled from me. 
  31:12   I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel. 
  31:13   For I have heard the slander of many: fear [was] on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life. 
  31:14   But I trusted in thee, O LORD: I said, Thou [art] my God. 
  31:15   My times [are] in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me. 
  31:16   Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: save me for thy mercies' sake. 
  31:17   Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, [and] let them be silent in the grave. 
  31:18   Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous. 
  31:19   [Oh] how great [is] thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; [which] thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men! 
  31:20   Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues. 
  31:21   Blessed [be] the LORD: for he hath showed me his marvellous kindness in a strong city. 
  31:22   For I said in my haste, I am cut off from before thine eyes: nevertheless thou heardest the voice of my supplications when I cried unto thee. 
  31:23   O love the LORD, all ye his saints: [for] the LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer. 
  31:24   Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD. 
Chapter 32

  32:1   [A Psalm] of David, Maschil. Blessed [is he whose] transgression [is] forgiven, [whose] sin [is] covered. 
  32:2   Blessed [is] the man unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit [there is] no guile. 
  32:3   When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long. 
  32:4   For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of summer. Selah. 
  32:5   I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah. 
  32:6   For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him. 
  32:7   Thou [art] my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah. 
  32:8   I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye. 
  32:9   Be ye not as the horse, [or] as the mule, [which] have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee. 
  32:10   Many sorrows [shall be] to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall compass him about. 
  32:11   Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all [ye that are] upright in heart. 
Chapter 33

  33:1   Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: [for] praise is comely for the upright. 
  33:2   Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery [and] an instrument of ten strings. 
  33:3   Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise. 
  33:4   For the word of the LORD [is] right; and all his works [are done] in truth. 
  33:5   He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the LORD. 
  33:6   By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. 
  33:7   He gathereth the waters of the sea together as an heap: he layeth up the depth in storehouses. 
  33:8   Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him. 
  33:9   For he spake, and it was [done]; he commanded, and it stood fast. 
  33:10   The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect. 
  33:11   The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations. 
  33:12   Blessed [is] the nation whose God [is] the LORD; [and] the people [whom] he hath chosen for his own inheritance. 
  33:13   The LORD looketh from heaven; he beholdeth all the sons of men. 
  33:14   From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth. 
  33:15   He fashioneth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works. 
  33:16   There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength. 
  33:17   An horse [is] a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver [any] by his great strength. 
  33:18   Behold, the eye of the LORD [is] upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy; 
  33:19   To deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine. 
  33:20   Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he [is] our help and our shield. 
  33:21   For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name. 
  33:22   Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee. 
Chapter 34

  34:1   [A Psalm] of David, when he changed his behaviour before Abimelech; who drove him away, and he departed. I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise [shall] continually [be] in my mouth. 
  34:2   My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear [thereof], and be glad. 
  34:3   O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together. 
  34:4   I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. 
  34:5   They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed. 
  34:6   This poor man cried, and the LORD heard [him], and saved him out of all his troubles. 
  34:7   The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them. 
  34:8   O taste and see that the LORD [is] good: blessed [is] the man [that] trusteth in him. 
  34:9   O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for [there is] no want to them that fear him. 
  34:10   The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good [thing]. 
  34:11   Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD. 
  34:12   What man [is he that] desireth life, [and] loveth [many] days, that he may see good? 
  34:13   Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. 
  34:14   Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it. 
  34:15   The eyes of the LORD [are] upon the righteous, and his ears [are open] unto their cry. 
  34:16   The face of the LORD [is] against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth. 
  34:17   [The righteous] cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. 
  34:18   The LORD [is] nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. 
  34:19   Many [are] the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all. 
  34:20   He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken. 
  34:21   Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate. 
  34:22   The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate. 
Chapter 35

  35:1   [A Psalm] of David. Plead [my cause], O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me. 
  35:2   Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for mine help. 
  35:3   Draw out also the spear, and stop [the way] against them that persecute me: say unto my soul, I [am] thy salvation. 
  35:4   Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt. 
  35:5   Let them be as chaff before the wind: and let the angel of the LORD chase [them]. 
  35:6   Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them. 
  35:7   For without cause have they hid for me their net [in] a pit, [which] without cause they have digged for my soul. 
  35:8   Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall. 
  35:9   And my soul shall be joyful in the LORD: it shall rejoice in his salvation. 
  35:10   All my bones shall say, LORD, who [is] like unto thee, which deliverest the poor from him that is too strong for him, yea, the poor and the needy from him that spoileth him? 
  35:11   False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge [things] that I knew not. 
  35:12   They rewarded me evil for good [to] the spoiling of my soul. 
  35:13   But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing [was] sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom. 
  35:14   I behaved myself as though [he had been] my friend [or] brother: I bowed down heavily, as one that mourneth [for his] mother. 
  35:15   But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: [yea], the abjects gathered themselves together against me, and I knew [it] not; they did tear [me], and ceased not: 
  35:16   With hypocritical mockers in feasts, they gnashed upon me with their teeth. 
  35:17   Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions. 
  35:18   I will give thee thanks in the great congregation: I will praise thee among much people. 
  35:19   Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: [neither] let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause. 
  35:20   For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against [them that are] quiet in the land. 
  35:21   Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me, [and] said, Aha, aha, our eye hath seen [it]. 
  35:22   [This] thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O LORD, be not far from me. 
  35:23   Stir up thyself, and awake to my judgment, [even] unto my cause, my God and my Lord. 
  35:24   Judge me, O LORD my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me. 
  35:25   Let them not say in their hearts, Ah, so would we have it: let them not say, We have swallowed him up. 
  35:26   Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine hurt: let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify [themselves] against me. 
  35:27   Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant. 
  35:28   And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness [and] of thy praise all the day long. 
Chapter 36

  36:1   To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David the servant of the LORD. The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, [that there is] no fear of God before his eyes. 
  36:2   For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful. 
  36:3   The words of his mouth [are] iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, [and] to do good. 
  36:4   He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way [that is] not good; he abhorreth not evil. 
  36:5   Thy mercy, O LORD, [is] in the heavens; [and] thy faithfulness [reacheth] unto the clouds. 
  36:6   Thy righteousness [is] like the great mountains; thy judgments [are] a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast. 
  36:7   How excellent [is] thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings. 
  36:8   They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures. 
  36:9   For with thee [is] the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light. 
  36:10   O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart. 
  36:11   Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me. 
  36:12   There are the workers of iniquity fallen: they are cast down, and shall not be able to rise. 
Chapter 37

  37:1   [A Psalm] of David. Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. 
  37:2   For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb. 
  37:3   Trust in the LORD, and do good; [so] shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. 
  37:4   Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. 
  37:5   Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring [it] to pass. 
  37:6   And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. 
  37:7   Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. 
  37:8   Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. 
  37:9   For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth. 
  37:10   For yet a little while, and the wicked [shall] not [be]: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it [shall] not [be]. 
  37:11   But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. 
  37:12   The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth. 
  37:13   The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming. 
  37:14   The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, [and] to slay such as be of upright conversation. 
  37:15   Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken. 
  37:16   A little that a righteous man hath [is] better than the riches of many wicked. 
  37:17   For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous. 
  37:18   The LORD knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever. 
  37:19   They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied. 
  37:20   But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD [shall be] as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away. 
  37:21   The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous showeth mercy, and giveth. 
  37:22   For [such as be] blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and [they that be] cursed of him shall be cut off. 
  37:23   The steps of a [good] man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. 
  37:24   Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth [him with] his hand. 
  37:25   I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread. 
  37:26   [He is] ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed [is] blessed. 
  37:27   Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore. 
  37:28   For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off. 
  37:29   The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever. 
  37:30   The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment. 
  37:31   The law of his God [is] in his heart; none of his steps shall slide. 
  37:32   The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him. 
  37:33   The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged. 
  37:34   Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see [it]. 
  37:35   I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. 
  37:36   Yet he passed away, and, lo, he [was] not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. 
  37:37   Mark the perfect [man], and behold the upright: for the end of [that] man [is] peace. 
  37:38   But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the wicked shall be cut off. 
  37:39   But the salvation of the righteous [is] of the LORD: [he is] their strength in the time of trouble. 
  37:40   And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him. 
Chapter 38

  38:1   A Psalm of David, to bring to remembrance. O LORD, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure. 
  38:2   For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore. 
  38:3   [There is] no soundness in my flesh because of thine anger; neither [is there any] rest in my bones because of my sin. 
  38:4   For mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me. 
  38:5   My wounds stink [and] are corrupt because of my foolishness. 
  38:6   I am troubled; I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long. 
  38:7   For my loins are filled with a loathsome [disease]: and [there is] no soundness in my flesh. 
  38:8   I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart. 
  38:9   Lord, all my desire [is] before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee. 
  38:10   My heart panteth, my strength faileth me: as for the light of mine eyes, it also is gone from me. 
  38:11   My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my sore; and my kinsmen stand afar off. 
  38:12   They also that seek after my life lay snares [for me]: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long. 
  38:13   But I, as a deaf [man], heard not; and [I was] as a dumb man [that] openeth not his mouth. 
  38:14   Thus I was as a man that heareth not, and in whose mouth [are] no reproofs. 
  38:15   For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God. 
  38:16   For I said, [Hear me], lest [otherwise] they should rejoice over me: when my foot slippeth, they magnify [themselves] against me. 
  38:17   For I [am] ready to halt, and my sorrow [is] continually before me. 
  38:18   For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin. 
  38:19   But mine enemies [are] lively, [and] they are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied. 
  38:20   They also that render evil for good are mine adversaries; because I follow [the thing that] good [is]. 
  38:21   Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me. 
  38:22   Make haste to help me, O Lord my salvation. 
Chapter 39

  39:1   To the chief Musician, [even] to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David. I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me. 
  39:2   I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, [even] from good; and my sorrow was stirred. 
  39:3   My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: [then] spake I with my tongue, 
  39:4   LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it [is; that] I may know how frail I [am]. 
  39:5   Behold, thou hast made my days [as] an handbreadth; and mine age [is] as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state [is] altogether vanity. Selah. 
  39:6   Surely every man walketh in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up [riches], and knoweth not who shall gather them. 
  39:7   And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope [is] in thee. 
  39:8   Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish. 
  39:9   I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst [it]. 
  39:10   Remove thy stroke away from me: I am consumed by the blow of thine hand. 
  39:11   When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man [is] vanity. Selah. 
  39:12   Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I [am] a stranger with thee, [and] a sojourner, as all my fathers [were]. 
  39:13   O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more. 
Chapter 40

  40:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. 
  40:2   He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, [and] established my goings. 
  40:3   And he hath put a new song in my mouth, [even] praise unto our God: many shall see [it], and fear, and shall trust in the LORD. 
  40:4   Blessed [is] that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies. 
  40:5   Many, O LORD my God, [are] thy wonderful works [which] thou hast done, and thy thoughts [which are] to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: [if] I would declare and speak [of them], they are more than can be numbered. 
  40:6   Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required. 
  40:7   Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book [it is] written of me, 
  40:8   I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law [is] within my heart. 
  40:9   I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest. 
  40:10   I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation. 
  40:11   Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me. 
  40:12   For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me. 
  40:13   Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, make haste to help me. 
  40:14   Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil. 
  40:15   Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha. 
  40:16   Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified. 
  40:17   But I [am] poor and needy; [yet] the Lord thinketh upon me: thou [art] my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God. 
Chapter 41

  41:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Blessed [is] he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble. 
  41:2   The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; [and] he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. 
  41:3   The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness. 
  41:4   I said, LORD, be merciful unto me: heal my soul; for I have sinned against thee. 
  41:5   Mine enemies speak evil of me, When shall he die, and his name perish? 
  41:6   And if he come to see [me], he speaketh vanity: his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; [when] he goeth abroad, he telleth [it]. 
  41:7   All that hate me whisper together against me: against me do they devise my hurt. 
  41:8   An evil disease, [say they], cleaveth fast unto him: and [now] that he lieth he shall rise up no more. 
  41:9   Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up [his] heel against me. 
  41:10   But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto me, and raise me up, that I may requite them. 
  41:11   By this I know that thou favourest me, because mine enemy doth not triumph over me. 
  41:12   And as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity, and settest me before thy face for ever. 
  41:13   Blessed [be] the LORD God of Israel from everlasting, and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen. 
Chapter 42

  42:1   To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah. As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. 
  42:2   My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? 
  42:3   My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where [is] thy God? 
  42:4   When I remember these [things], I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday. 
  42:5   Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and [why] art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him [for] the help of his countenance. 
  42:6   O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. 
  42:7   Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me. 
  42:8   [Yet] the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song [shall be] with me, [and] my prayer unto the God of my life. 
  42:9   I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy? 
  42:10   [As] with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where [is] thy God? 
  42:11   Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, [who is] the health of my countenance, and my God. 
Chapter 43

  43:1   Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man. 
  43:2   For thou [art] the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy? 
  43:3   O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles. 
  43:4   Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God. 
  43:5   Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, [who is] the health of my countenance, and my God. 
Chapter 44

  44:1   To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, Maschil. We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, [what] work thou didst in their days, in the times of old. 
  44:2   [How] thou didst drive out the heathen with thy hand, and plantedst them; [how] thou didst afflict the people, and cast them out. 
  44:3   For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them. 
  44:4   Thou art my King, O God: command deliverances for Jacob. 
  44:5   Through thee will we push down our enemies: through thy name will we tread them under that rise up against us. 
  44:6   For I will not trust in my bow, neither shall my sword save me. 
  44:7   But thou hast saved us from our enemies, and hast put them to shame that hated us. 
  44:8   In God we boast all the day long, and praise thy name for ever. Selah. 
  44:9   But thou hast cast off, and put us to shame; and goest not forth with our armies. 
  44:10   Thou makest us to turn back from the enemy: and they which hate us spoil for themselves. 
  44:11   Thou hast given us like sheep [appointed] for meat; and hast scattered us among the heathen. 
  44:12   Thou sellest thy people for nought, and dost not increase [thy wealth] by their price. 
  44:13   Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us. 
  44:14   Thou makest us a byword among the heathen, a shaking of the head among the people. 
  44:15   My confusion [is] continually before me, and the shame of my face hath covered me, 
  44:16   For the voice of him that reproacheth and blasphemeth; by reason of the enemy and avenger. 
  44:17   All this is come upon us; yet have we not forgotten thee, neither have we dealt falsely in thy covenant. 
  44:18   Our heart is not turned back, neither have our steps declined from thy way; 
  44:19   Though thou hast sore broken us in the place of dragons, and covered us with the shadow of death. 
  44:20   If we have forgotten the name of our God, or stretched out our hands to a strange god; 
  44:21   Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart. 
  44:22   Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter. 
  44:23   Awake, why sleepest thou, O Lord? arise, cast [us] not off for ever. 
  44:24   Wherefore hidest thou thy face, [and] forgettest our affliction and our oppression? 
  44:25   For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth unto the earth. 
  44:26   Arise for our help, and redeem us for thy mercies' sake. 
Chapter 45

  45:1   To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, for the sons of Korah, Maschil, A Song of loves. My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the king: my tongue [is] the pen of a ready writer. 
  45:2   Thou art fairer than the children of men: grace is poured into thy lips: therefore God hath blessed thee for ever. 
  45:3   Gird thy sword upon [thy] thigh, O [most] mighty, with thy glory and thy majesty. 
  45:4   And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness [and] righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things. 
  45:5   Thine arrows [are] sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; [whereby] the people fall under thee. 
  45:6   Thy throne, O God, [is] for ever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom [is] a right sceptre. 
  45:7   Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows. 
  45:8   All thy garments [smell] of myrrh, and aloes, [and] cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad. 
  45:9   Kings' daughters [were] among thy honourable women: upon thy right hand did stand the queen in gold of Ophir. 
  45:10   Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house; 
  45:11   So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty: for he [is] thy Lord; and worship thou him. 
  45:12   And the daughter of Tyre [shall be there] with a gift; [even] the rich among the people shall entreat thy favour. 
  45:13   The king's daughter [is] all glorious within: her clothing [is] of wrought gold. 
  45:14   She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of needlework: the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee. 
  45:15   With gladness and rejoicing shall they be brought: they shall enter into the king's palace. 
  45:16   Instead of thy fathers shall be thy children, whom thou mayest make princes in all the earth. 
  45:17   I will make thy name to be remembered in all generations: therefore shall the people praise thee for ever and ever. 
Chapter 46

  46:1   To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth. God [is] our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 
  46:2   Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; 
  46:3   [Though] the waters thereof roar [and] be troubled, [though] the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah. 
  46:4   [There is] a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy [place] of the tabernacles of the most High. 
  46:5   God [is] in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, [and that] right early. 
  46:6   The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted. 
  46:7   The LORD of hosts [is] with us; the God of Jacob [is] our refuge. Selah. 
  46:8   Come, behold the works of the LORD, what desolations he hath made in the earth. 
  46:9   He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire. 
  46:10   Be still, and know that I [am] God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. 
  46:11   The LORD of hosts [is] with us; the God of Jacob [is] our refuge. Selah. 
Chapter 47

  47:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph. 
  47:2   For the LORD most high [is] terrible; [he is] a great King over all the earth. 
  47:3   He shall subdue the people under us, and the nations under our feet. 
  47:4   He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah. 
  47:5   God is gone up with a shout, the LORD with the sound of a trumpet. 
  47:6   Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises. 
  47:7   For God [is] the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding. 
  47:8   God reigneth over the heathen: God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness. 
  47:9   The princes of the people are gathered together, [even] the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth [belong] unto God: he is greatly exalted. 
Chapter 48

  48:1   A Song [and] Psalm for the sons of Korah. Great [is] the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, [in] the mountain of his holiness. 
  48:2   Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, [is] mount Zion, [on] the sides of the north, the city of the great King. 
  48:3   God is known in her palaces for a refuge. 
  48:4   For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together. 
  48:5   They saw [it, and] so they marvelled; they were troubled, [and] hasted away. 
  48:6   Fear took hold upon them there, [and] pain, as of a woman in travail. 
  48:7   Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind. 
  48:8   As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah. 
  48:9   We have thought of thy lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple. 
  48:10   According to thy name, O God, so [is] thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness. 
  48:11   Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments. 
  48:12   Walk about Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers thereof. 
  48:13   Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell [it] to the generation following. 
  48:14   For this God [is] our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide [even] unto death. 
Chapter 49

  49:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. Hear this, all [ye] people; give ear, all [ye] inhabitants of the world: 
  49:2   Both low and high, rich and poor, together. 
  49:3   My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart [shall be] of understanding. 
  49:4   I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp. 
  49:5   Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, [when] the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about? 
  49:6   They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches; 
  49:7   None [of them] can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him: 
  49:8   (For the redemption of their soul [is] precious, and it ceaseth for ever:) 
  49:9   That he should still live for ever, [and] not see corruption. 
  49:10   For he seeth [that] wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others. 
  49:11   Their inward thought [is, that] their houses [shall continue] for ever, [and] their dwelling places to all generations; they call [their] lands after their own names. 
  49:12   Nevertheless man [being] in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts [that] perish. 
  49:13   This their way [is] their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah. 
  49:14   Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling. 
  49:15   But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah. 
  49:16   Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased; 
  49:17   For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him. 
  49:18   Though while he lived he blessed his soul: and [men] will praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself. 
  49:19   He shall go to the generation of his fathers; they shall never see light. 
  49:20   Man [that is] in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts [that] perish. 
Chapter 50

  50:1   A Psalm of Asaph. The mighty God, [even] the LORD, hath spoken, and called the earth from the rising of the sun unto the going down thereof. 
  50:2   Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God hath shined. 
  50:3   Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him. 
  50:4   He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people. 
  50:5   Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice. 
  50:6   And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God [is] judge himself. Selah. 
  50:7   Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against thee: I [am] God, [even] thy God. 
  50:8   I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices or thy burnt offerings, [to have been] continually before me. 
  50:9   I will take no bullock out of thy house, [nor] he goats out of thy folds. 
  50:10   For every beast of the forest [is] mine, [and] the cattle upon a thousand hills. 
  50:11   I know all the fowls of the mountains: and the wild beasts of the field [are] mine. 
  50:12   If I were hungry, I would not tell thee: for the world [is] mine, and the fulness thereof. 
  50:13   Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats? 
  50:14   Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High: 
  50:15   And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me. 
  50:16   But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or [that] thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth? 
  50:17   Seeing thou hatest instruction, and castest my words behind thee. 
  50:18   When thou sawest a thief, then thou consentedst with him, and hast been partaker with adulterers. 
  50:19   Thou givest thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit. 
  50:20   Thou sittest [and] speakest against thy brother; thou slanderest thine own mother's son. 
  50:21   These [things] hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether [such an one] as thyself: [but] I will reprove thee, and set [them] in order before thine eyes. 
  50:22   Now consider this, ye that forget God, lest I tear [you] in pieces, and [there be] none to deliver. 
  50:23   Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth [his] conversation [aright] will I show the salvation of God. 
Chapter 51

  51:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 
  51:2   Wash me thoroughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. 
  51:3   For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin [is] ever before me. 
  51:4   Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done [this] evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, [and] be clear when thou judgest. 
  51:5   Behold, I was shapen in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. 
  51:6   Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden [part] thou shalt make me to know wisdom. 
  51:7   Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. 
  51:8   Make me to hear joy and gladness; [that] the bones [which] thou hast broken may rejoice. 
  51:9   Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities. 
  51:10   Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. 
  51:11   Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. 
  51:12   Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me [with thy] free spirit. 
  51:13   [Then] will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee. 
  51:14   Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: [and] my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness. 
  51:15   O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall show forth thy praise. 
  51:16   For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give [it]: thou delightest not in burnt offering. 
  51:17   The sacrifices of God [are] a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. 
  51:18   Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem. 
  51:19   Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar. 
Chapter 52

  52:1   To the chief Musician, Maschil, [A Psalm] of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech. Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God [endureth] continually. 
  52:2   Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully. 
  52:3   Thou lovest evil more than good; [and] lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah. 
  52:4   Thou lovest all devouring words, O [thou] deceitful tongue. 
  52:5   God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of [thy] dwelling place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah. 
  52:6   The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him: 
  52:7   Lo, [this is] the man [that] made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, [and] strengthened himself in his wickedness. 
  52:8   But I [am] like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever. 
  52:9   I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done [it]: and I will wait on thy name; for [it is] good before thy saints. 
Chapter 53

  53:1   To the chief Musician upon Mahalath, Maschil, [A Psalm] of David. The fool hath said in his heart, [There is] no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: [there is] none that doeth good. 
  53:2   God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were [any] that did understand, that did seek God. 
  53:3   Every one of them is gone back: they are altogether become filthy; [there is] none that doeth good, no, not one. 
  53:4   Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people [as] they eat bread: they have not called upon God. 
  53:5   There were they in great fear, [where] no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth [against] thee: thou hast put [them] to shame, because God hath despised them. 
  53:6   Oh that the salvation of Israel [were come] out of Zion! When God bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, [and] Israel shall be glad. 
Chapter 54

  54:1   To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, [A Psalm] of David, when the Ziphims came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide himself with us? Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength. 
  54:2   Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth. 
  54:3   For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah. 
  54:4   Behold, God [is] mine helper: the Lord [is] with them that uphold my soul. 
  54:5   He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy truth. 
  54:6   I will freely sacrifice unto thee: I will praise thy name, O LORD; for [it is] good. 
  54:7   For he hath delivered me out of all trouble: and mine eye hath seen [his desire] upon mine enemies. 
Chapter 55

  55:1   To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, [A Psalm] of David. Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication. 
  55:2   Attend unto me, and hear me: I mourn in my complaint, and make a noise; 
  55:3   Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me. 
  55:4   My heart is sore pained within me: and the terrors of death are fallen upon me. 
  55:5   Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed me. 
  55:6   And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! [for then] would I fly away, and be at rest. 
  55:7   Lo, [then] would I wander far off, [and] remain in the wilderness. Selah. 
  55:8   I would hasten my escape from the windy storm [and] tempest. 
  55:9   Destroy, O Lord, [and] divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city. 
  55:10   Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow [are] in the midst of it. 
  55:11   Wickedness [is] in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets. 
  55:12   For [it was] not an enemy [that] reproached me; then I could have borne [it]: neither [was it] he that hated me [that] did magnify [himself] against me; then I would have hid myself from him: 
  55:13   But [it was] thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance. 
  55:14   We took sweet counsel together, [and] walked unto the house of God in company. 
  55:15   Let death seize upon them, [and] let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness [is] in their dwellings, [and] among them. 
  55:16   As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me. 
  55:17   Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice. 
  55:18   He hath delivered my soul in peace from the battle [that was] against me: for there were many with me. 
  55:19   God shall hear, and afflict them, even he that abideth of old. Selah. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God. 
  55:20   He hath put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant. 
  55:21   [The words] of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war [was] in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet [were] they drawn swords. 
  55:22   Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved. 
  55:23   But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee. 
Chapter 56

  56:1   To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me. 
  56:2   Mine enemies would daily swallow [me] up: for [they be] many that fight against me, O thou most High. 
  56:3   What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. 
  56:4   In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me. 
  56:5   Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts [are] against me for evil. 
  56:6   They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul. 
  56:7   Shall they escape by iniquity? in [thine] anger cast down the people, O God. 
  56:8   Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: [are they] not in thy book? 
  56:9   When I cry [unto thee], then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God [is] for me. 
  56:10   In God will I praise [his] word: in the LORD will I praise [his] word. 
  56:11   In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me. 
  56:12   Thy vows [are] upon me, O God: I will render praises unto thee. 
  56:13   For thou hast delivered my soul from death: [wilt] not [thou deliver] my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living? 
Chapter 57

  57:1   To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave. Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until [these] calamities be overpast. 
  57:2   I will cry unto God most high; unto God that performeth [all things] for me. 
  57:3   He shall send from heaven, and save me [from] the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth. 
  57:4   My soul [is] among lions: [and] I lie [even among] them that are set on fire, [even] the sons of men, whose teeth [are] spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword. 
  57:5   Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; [let] thy glory [be] above all the earth. 
  57:6   They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen [themselves]. Selah. 
  57:7   My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise. 
  57:8   Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I [myself] will awake early. 
  57:9   I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations. 
  57:10   For thy mercy [is] great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds. 
  57:11   Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: [let] thy glory [be] above all the earth. 
Chapter 58

  58:1   To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David. Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men? 
  58:2   Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth. 
  58:3   The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies. 
  58:4   Their poison [is] like the poison of a serpent: [they are] like the deaf adder [that] stoppeth her ear; 
  58:5   Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely. 
  58:6   Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O LORD. 
  58:7   Let them melt away as waters [which] run continually: [when] he bendeth [his bow to shoot] his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces. 
  58:8   As a snail [which] melteth, let [every one of them] pass away: [like] the untimely birth of a woman, [that] they may not see the sun. 
  58:9   Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in [his] wrath. 
  58:10   The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked. 
  58:11   So that a man shall say, Verily [there is] a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth. 
Chapter 59

  59:1   To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him. Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me. 
  59:2   Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men. 
  59:3   For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not [for] my transgression, nor [for] my sin, O LORD. 
  59:4   They run and prepare themselves without [my] fault: awake to help me, and behold. 
  59:5   Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah. 
  59:6   They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city. 
  59:7   Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords [are] in their lips: for who, [say they], doth hear? 
  59:8   But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision. 
  59:9   [Because of] his strength will I wait upon thee: for God [is] my defence. 
  59:10   The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see [my desire] upon mine enemies. 
  59:11   Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield. 
  59:12   [For] the sin of their mouth [and] the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying [which] they speak. 
  59:13   Consume [them] in wrath, consume [them], that they [may] not [be]: and let them know that God ruleth in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Selah. 
  59:14   And at evening let them return; [and] let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city. 
  59:15   Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied. 
  59:16   But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble. 
  59:17   Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God [is] my defence, [and] the God of my mercy. 
Chapter 60

  60:1   To the chief Musician upon Shushaneduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aramnaharaim and with Aramzobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand. O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again. 
  60:2   Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh. 
  60:3   Thou hast showed thy people hard things: thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment. 
  60:4   Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah. 
  60:5   That thy beloved may be delivered; save [with] thy right hand, and hear me. 
  60:6   God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth. 
  60:7   Gilead [is] mine, and Manasseh [is] mine; Ephraim also [is] the strength of mine head; Judah [is] my lawgiver; 
  60:8   Moab [is] my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph thou because of me. 
  60:9   Who will bring me [into] the strong city? who will lead me into Edom? 
  60:10   [Wilt] not thou, O God, [which] hadst cast us off? and [thou], O God, [which] didst not go out with our armies? 
  60:11   Give us help from trouble: for vain [is] the help of man. 
  60:12   Through God we shall do valiantly: for he [it is that] shall tread down our enemies. 
Chapter 61

  61:1   To the chief Musician upon Neginah, [A Psalm] of David. Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer. 
  61:2   From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock [that] is higher than I. 
  61:3   For thou hast been a shelter for me, [and] a strong tower from the enemy. 
  61:4   I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah. 
  61:5   For thou, O God, hast heard my vows: thou hast given [me] the heritage of those that fear thy name. 
  61:6   Thou wilt prolong the king's life: [and] his years as many generations. 
  61:7   He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, [which] may preserve him. 
  61:8   So will I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows. 
Chapter 62

  62:1   To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David. Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him [cometh] my salvation. 
  62:2   He only [is] my rock and my salvation; [he is] my defence; I shall not be greatly moved. 
  62:3   How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall [shall ye be, and as] a tottering fence. 
  62:4   They only consult to cast [him] down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah. 
  62:5   My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation [is] from him. 
  62:6   He only [is] my rock and my salvation: [he is] my defence; I shall not be moved. 
  62:7   In God [is] my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, [and] my refuge, [is] in God. 
  62:8   Trust in him at all times; [ye] people, pour out your heart before him: God [is] a refuge for us. Selah. 
  62:9   Surely men of low degree [are] vanity, [and] men of high degree [are] a lie: to be laid in the balance, they [are] altogether [lighter] than vanity. 
  62:10   Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart [upon them]. 
  62:11   God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power [belongeth] unto God. 
  62:12   Also unto thee, O Lord, [belongeth] mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work. 
Chapter 63

  63:1   A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, thou [art] my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; 
  63:2   To see thy power and thy glory, so [as] I have seen thee in the sanctuary. 
  63:3   Because thy lovingkindness [is] better than life, my lips shall praise thee. 
  63:4   Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name. 
  63:5   My soul shall be satisfied as [with] marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise [thee] with joyful lips: 
  63:6   When I remember thee upon my bed, [and] meditate on thee in the [night] watches. 
  63:7   Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice. 
  63:8   My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. 
  63:9   But those [that] seek my soul, to destroy [it], shall go into the lower parts of the earth. 
  63:10   They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes. 
  63:11   But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped. 
Chapter 64

  64:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy. 
  64:2   Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity: 
  64:3   Who whet their tongue like a sword, [and] bend [their bows to shoot] their arrows, [even] bitter words: 
  64:4   That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not. 
  64:5   They encourage themselves [in] an evil matter: they commune of laying snares privily; they say, Who shall see them? 
  64:6   They search out iniquities; they accomplish a diligent search: both the inward [thought] of every one [of them], and the heart, [is] deep. 
  64:7   But God shall shoot at them [with] an arrow; suddenly shall they be wounded. 
  64:8   So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away. 
  64:9   And all men shall fear, and shall declare the work of God; for they shall wisely consider of his doing. 
  64:10   The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory. 
Chapter 65

  65:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm [and] Song of David. Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed. 
  65:2   O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come. 
  65:3   Iniquities prevail against me: [as for] our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away. 
  65:4   Blessed [is the man whom] thou choosest, and causest to approach [unto thee, that] he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, [even] of thy holy temple. 
  65:5   [By] terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; [who art] the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off [upon] the sea: 
  65:6   Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; [being] girded with power: 
  65:7   Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people. 
  65:8   They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice. 
  65:9   Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, [which] is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it. 
  65:10   Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou settlest the furrows thereof: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing thereof. 
  65:11   Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness. 
  65:12   They drop [upon] the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side. 
  65:13   The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing. 
Chapter 66

  66:1   To the chief Musician, A Song [or] Psalm. Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands: 
  66:2   Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious. 
  66:3   Say unto God, How terrible [art thou in] thy works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee. 
  66:4   All the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; they shall sing [to] thy name. Selah. 
  66:5   Come and see the works of God: [he is] terrible [in his] doing toward the children of men. 
  66:6   He turned the sea into dry [land]: they went through the flood on foot: there did we rejoice in him. 
  66:7   He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah. 
  66:8   O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be heard: 
  66:9   Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved. 
  66:10   For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver is tried. 
  66:11   Thou broughtest us into the net; thou laidst affliction upon our loins. 
  66:12   Thou hast caused men to ride over our heads; we went through fire and through water: but thou broughtest us out into a wealthy [place]. 
  66:13   I will go into thy house with burnt offerings: I will pay thee my vows, 
  66:14   Which my lips have uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble. 
  66:15   I will offer unto thee burnt sacrifices of fatlings, with the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah. 
  66:16   Come [and] hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul. 
  66:17   I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue. 
  66:18   If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear [me]: 
  66:19   [But] verily God hath heard [me]; he hath attended to the voice of my prayer. 
  66:20   Blessed [be] God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me. 
Chapter 67

  67:1   To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm [or] Song. God be merciful unto us, and bless us; [and] cause his face to shine upon us; Selah. 
  67:2   That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations. 
  67:3   Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. 
  67:4   O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah. 
  67:5   Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. 
  67:6   [Then] shall the earth yield her increase; [and] God, [even] our own God, shall bless us. 
  67:7   God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earth shall fear him. 
Chapter 68

  68:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm [or] Song of David. Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him. 
  68:2   As smoke is driven away, [so] drive [them] away: as wax melteth before the fire, [so] let the wicked perish at the presence of God. 
  68:3   But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice. 
  68:4   Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him. 
  68:5   A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, [is] God in his holy habitation. 
  68:6   God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry [land]. 
  68:7   O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people, when thou didst march through the wilderness; Selah: 
  68:8   The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God: [even] Sinai itself [was moved] at the presence of God, the God of Israel. 
  68:9   Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain, whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary. 
  68:10   Thy congregation hath dwelt therein: thou, O God, hast prepared of thy goodness for the poor. 
  68:11   The Lord gave the word: great [was] the company of those that published [it]. 
  68:12   Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil. 
  68:13   Though ye have lien among the pots, [yet shall ye be as] the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold. 
  68:14   When the Almighty scattered kings in it, it was [white] as snow in Salmon. 
  68:15   The hill of God [is as] the hill of Bashan; an high hill [as] the hill of Bashan. 
  68:16   Why leap ye, ye high hills? [this is] the hill [which] God desireth to dwell in; yea, the LORD will dwell [in it] for ever. 
  68:17   The chariots of God [are] twenty thousand, [even] thousands of angels: the Lord [is] among them, [as in] Sinai, in the holy [place]. 
  68:18   Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, [for] the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell [among them]. 
  68:19   Blessed [be] the Lord, [who] daily loadeth us [with benefits, even] the God of our salvation. Selah. 
  68:20   [He that is] our God [is] the God of salvation; and unto GOD the Lord [belong] the issues from death. 
  68:21   But God shall wound the head of his enemies, [and] the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses. 
  68:22   The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan, I will bring [my people] again from the depths of the sea: 
  68:23   That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of [thine] enemies, [and] the tongue of thy dogs in the same. 
  68:24   They have seen thy goings, O God; [even] the goings of my God, my King, in the sanctuary. 
  68:25   The singers went before, the players on instruments [followed] after; among [them were] the damsels playing with timbrels. 
  68:26   Bless ye God in the congregations, [even] the Lord, from the fountain of Israel. 
  68:27   There [is] little Benjamin [with] their ruler, the princes of Judah [and] their council, the princes of Zebulun, [and] the princes of Naphtali. 
  68:28   Thy God hath commanded thy strength: strengthen, O God, that which thou hast wrought for us. 
  68:29   Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents unto thee. 
  68:30   Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, [till every one] submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people [that] delight in war. 
  68:31   Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God. 
  68:32   Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord; Selah: 
  68:33   To him that rideth upon the heavens of heavens, [which were] of old; lo, he doth send out his voice, [and that] a mighty voice. 
  68:34   Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency [is] over Israel, and his strength [is] in the clouds. 
  68:35   O God, [thou art] terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel [is] he that giveth strength and power unto [his] people. Blessed [be] God. 
Chapter 69

  69:1   To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, [A Psalm] of David. Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto [my] soul. 
  69:2   I sink in deep mire, where [there is] no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me. 
  69:3   I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God. 
  69:4   They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of mine head: they that would destroy me, [being] mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored [that] which I took not away. 
  69:5   O God, thou knowest my foolishness; and my sins are not hid from thee. 
  69:6   Let not them that wait on thee, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel. 
  69:7   Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face. 
  69:8   I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother's children. 
  69:9   For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me. 
  69:10   When I wept, [and chastened] my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach. 
  69:11   I made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb to them. 
  69:12   They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I [was] the song of the drunkards. 
  69:13   But as for me, my prayer [is] unto thee, O LORD, [in] an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation. 
  69:14   Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters. 
  69:15   Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me. 
  69:16   Hear me, O LORD; for thy lovingkindness [is] good: turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies. 
  69:17   And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily. 
  69:18   Draw nigh unto my soul, [and] redeem it: deliver me because of mine enemies. 
  69:19   Thou hast known my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries [are] all before thee. 
  69:20   Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked [for some] to take pity, but [there was] none; and for comforters, but I found none. 
  69:21   They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink. 
  69:22   Let their table become a snare before them: and [that which should have been] for [their] welfare, [let it become] a trap. 
  69:23   Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake. 
  69:24   Pour out thine indignation upon them, and let thy wrathful anger take hold of them. 
  69:25   Let their habitation be desolate; [and] let none dwell in their tents. 
  69:26   For they persecute [him] whom thou hast smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom thou hast wounded. 
  69:27   Add iniquity unto their iniquity: and let them not come into thy righteousness. 
  69:28   Let them be blotted out of the book of the living, and not be written with the righteous. 
  69:29   But I [am] poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high. 
  69:30   I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving. 
  69:31   [This] also shall please the LORD better than an ox [or] bullock that hath horns and hoofs. 
  69:32   The humble shall see [this, and] be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God. 
  69:33   For the LORD heareth the poor, and despiseth not his prisoners. 
  69:34   Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moveth therein. 
  69:35   For God will save Zion, and will build the cities of Judah: that they may dwell there, and have it in possession. 
  69:36   The seed also of his servants shall inherit it: and they that love his name shall dwell therein. 
Chapter 70

  70:1   To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David, to bring to remembrance. [Make haste], O God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O LORD. 
  70:2   Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt. 
  70:3   Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha. 
  70:4   Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: and let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified. 
  70:5   But I [am] poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: thou [art] my help and my deliverer; O LORD, make no tarrying. 
Chapter 71

  71:1   In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion. 
  71:2   Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me. 
  71:3   Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou [art] my rock and my fortress. 
  71:4   Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man. 
  71:5   For thou [art] my hope, O Lord GOD: [thou art] my trust from my youth. 
  71:6   By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise [shall be] continually of thee. 
  71:7   I am as a wonder unto many; but thou [art] my strong refuge. 
  71:8   Let my mouth be filled [with] thy praise [and with] thy honour all the day. 
  71:9   Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth. 
  71:10   For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together, 
  71:11   Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for [there is] none to deliver [him]. 
  71:12   O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help. 
  71:13   Let them be confounded [and] consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered [with] reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt. 
  71:14   But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more. 
  71:15   My mouth shall show forth thy righteousness [and] thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers [thereof]. 
  71:16   I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, [even] of thine only. 
  71:17   O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works. 
  71:18   Now also when I am old and greyheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have showed thy strength unto [this] generation, [and] thy power to every one [that] is to come. 
  71:19   Thy righteousness also, O God, [is] very high, who hast done great things: O God, who [is] like unto thee! 
  71:20   [Thou], which hast showed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth. 
  71:21   Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side. 
  71:22   I will also praise thee with the psaltery, [even] thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel. 
  71:23   My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed. 
  71:24   My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt. 
Chapter 72

  72:1   [A Psalm] for Solomon. Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. 
  72:2   He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment. 
  72:3   The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness. 
  72:4   He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor. 
  72:5   They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations. 
  72:6   He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers [that] water the earth. 
  72:7   In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth. 
  72:8   He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth. 
  72:9   They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust. 
  72:10   The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts. 
  72:11   Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him. 
  72:12   For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and [him] that hath no helper. 
  72:13   He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy. 
  72:14   He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight. 
  72:15   And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba: prayer also shall be made for him continually; [and] daily shall he be praised. 
  72:16   There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and [they] of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth. 
  72:17   His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and [men] shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed. 
  72:18   Blessed [be] the LORD God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things. 
  72:19   And blessed [be] his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth be filled [with] his glory; Amen, and Amen. 
  72:20   The prayers of David the son of Jesse are ended. 
Chapter 73

  73:1   A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God [is] good to Israel, [even] to such as are of a clean heart. 
  73:2   But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. 
  73:3   For I was envious at the foolish, [when] I saw the prosperity of the wicked. 
  73:4   For [there are] no bands in their death: but their strength [is] firm. 
  73:5   They [are] not in trouble [as other] men; neither are they plagued like [other] men. 
  73:6   Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them [as] a garment. 
  73:7   Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish. 
  73:8   They are corrupt, and speak wickedly [concerning] oppression: they speak loftily. 
  73:9   They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth. 
  73:10   Therefore his people return hither: and waters of a full [cup] are wrung out to them. 
  73:11   And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High? 
  73:12   Behold, these [are] the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase [in] riches. 
  73:13   Verily I have cleansed my heart [in] vain, and washed my hands in innocency. 
  73:14   For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning. 
  73:15   If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend [against] the generation of thy children. 
  73:16   When I thought to know this, it [was] too painful for me; 
  73:17   Until I went into the sanctuary of God; [then] understood I their end. 
  73:18   Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction. 
  73:19   How are they [brought] into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors. 
  73:20   As a dream when [one] awaketh; [so], O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image. 
  73:21   Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins. 
  73:22   So foolish [was] I, and ignorant: I was [as] a beast before thee. 
  73:23   Nevertheless I [am] continually with thee: thou hast holden [me] by my right hand. 
  73:24   Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me [to] glory. 
  73:25   Whom have I in heaven [but thee]? and [there is] none upon earth [that] I desire beside thee. 
  73:26   My flesh and my heart faileth: [but] God [is] the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. 
  73:27   For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee. 
  73:28   But [it is] good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works. 
Chapter 74

  74:1   Maschil of Asaph. O God, why hast thou cast [us] off for ever? [why] doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture? 
  74:2   Remember thy congregation, [which] thou hast purchased of old; the rod of thine inheritance, [which] thou hast redeemed; this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt. 
  74:3   Lift up thy feet unto the perpetual desolations; [even] all [that] the enemy hath done wickedly in the sanctuary. 
  74:4   Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations; they set up their ensigns [for] signs. 
  74:5   [A man] was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees. 
  74:6   But now they break down the carved work thereof at once with axes and hammers. 
  74:7   They have cast fire into thy sanctuary, they have defiled [by casting down] the dwelling place of thy name to the ground. 
  74:8   They said in their hearts, Let us destroy them together: they have burned up all the synagogues of God in the land. 
  74:9   We see not our signs: [there is] no more any prophet: neither [is there] among us any that knoweth how long. 
  74:10   O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever? 
  74:11   Why withdrawest thou thy hand, even thy right hand? pluck [it] out of thy bosom. 
  74:12   For God [is] my King of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth. 
  74:13   Thou didst divide the sea by thy strength: thou brakest the heads of the dragons in the waters. 
  74:14   Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, [and] gavest him [to be] meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness. 
  74:15   Thou didst cleave the fountain and the flood: thou driedst up mighty rivers. 
  74:16   The day [is] thine, the night also [is] thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun. 
  74:17   Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast made summer and winter. 
  74:18   Remember this, [that] the enemy hath reproached, O LORD, and [that] the foolish people have blasphemed thy name. 
  74:19   O deliver not the soul of thy turtledove unto the multitude [of the wicked]: forget not the congregation of thy poor for ever. 
  74:20   Have respect unto the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty. 
  74:21   O let not the oppressed return ashamed: let the poor and needy praise thy name. 
  74:22   Arise, O God, plead thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee daily. 
  74:23   Forget not the voice of thine enemies: the tumult of those that rise up against thee increaseth continually. 
Chapter 75

  75:1   To the chief Musician, Altaschith, A Psalm [or] Song of Asaph. Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, [unto thee] do we give thanks: for [that] thy name is near thy wondrous works declare. 
  75:2   When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly. 
  75:3   The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selah. 
  75:4   I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn: 
  75:5   Lift not up your horn on high: speak [not with] a stiff neck. 
  75:6   For promotion [cometh] neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south. 
  75:7   But God [is] the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another. 
  75:8   For in the hand of the LORD [there is] a cup, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he poureth out of the same: but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring [them] out, [and] drink [them]. 
  75:9   But I will declare for ever; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob. 
  75:10   All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; [but] the horns of the righteous shall be exalted. 
Chapter 76

  76:1   To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm [or] Song of Asaph. In Judah [is] God known: his name [is] great in Israel. 
  76:2   In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion. 
  76:3   There brake he the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle. Selah. 
  76:4   Thou [art] more glorious [and] excellent than the mountains of prey. 
  76:5   The stouthearted are spoiled, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands. 
  76:6   At thy rebuke, O God of Jacob, both the chariot and horse are cast into a dead sleep. 
  76:7   Thou, [even] thou, [art] to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry? 
  76:8   Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still, 
  76:9   When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah. 
  76:10   Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain. 
  76:11   Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared. 
  76:12   He shall cut off the spirit of princes: [he is] terrible to the kings of the earth. 
Chapter 77

  77:1   To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of Asaph. I cried unto God with my voice, [even] unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me. 
  77:2   In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted. 
  77:3   I remembered God, and was troubled: I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah. 
  77:4   Thou holdest mine eyes waking: I am so troubled that I cannot speak. 
  77:5   I have considered the days of old, the years of ancient times. 
  77:6   I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search. 
  77:7   Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more? 
  77:8   Is his mercy clean gone for ever? doth [his] promise fail for evermore? 
  77:9   Hath God forgotten to be gracious? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah. 
  77:10   And I said, This [is] my infirmity: [but I will remember] the years of the right hand of the most High. 
  77:11   I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember thy wonders of old. 
  77:12   I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings. 
  77:13   Thy way, O God, [is] in the sanctuary: who [is so] great a God as [our] God? 
  77:14   Thou [art] the God that doest wonders: thou hast declared thy strength among the people. 
  77:15   Thou hast with [thine] arm redeemed thy people, the sons of Jacob and Joseph. Selah. 
  77:16   The waters saw thee, O God, the waters saw thee; they were afraid: the depths also were troubled. 
  77:17   The clouds poured out water: the skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad. 
  77:18   The voice of thy thunder [was] in the heaven: the lightnings lightened the world: the earth trembled and shook. 
  77:19   Thy way [is] in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known. 
  77:20   Thou leddest thy people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron. 
Chapter 78

  78:1   Maschil of Asaph. Give ear, O my people, [to] my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth. 
  78:2   I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old: 
  78:3   Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us. 
  78:4   We will not hide [them] from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done. 
  78:5   For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children: 
  78:6   That the generation to come might know [them, even] the children [which] should be born; [who] should arise and declare [them] to their children: 
  78:7   That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments: 
  78:8   And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation [that] set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not stedfast with God. 
  78:9   The children of Ephraim, [being] armed, [and] carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle. 
  78:10   They kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law; 
  78:11   And forgat his works, and his wonders that he had showed them. 
  78:12   Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, [in] the field of Zoan. 
  78:13   He divided the sea, and caused them to pass through; and he made the waters to stand as an heap. 
  78:14   In the daytime also he led them with a cloud, and all the night with a light of fire. 
  78:15   He clave the rocks in the wilderness, and gave [them] drink as [out of] the great depths. 
  78:16   He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused waters to run down like rivers. 
  78:17   And they sinned yet more against him by provoking the most High in the wilderness. 
  78:18   And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust. 
  78:19   Yea, they spake against God; they said, Can God furnish a table in the wilderness? 
  78:20   Behold, he smote the rock, that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed; can he give bread also? can he provide flesh for his people? 
  78:21   Therefore the LORD heard [this], and was wroth: so a fire was kindled against Jacob, and anger also came up against Israel; 
  78:22   Because they believed not in God, and trusted not in his salvation: 
  78:23   Though he had commanded the clouds from above, and opened the doors of heaven, 
  78:24   And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them of the corn of heaven. 
  78:25   Man did eat angels' food: he sent them meat to the full. 
  78:26   He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind. 
  78:27   He rained flesh also upon them as dust, and feathered fowls like as the sand of the sea: 
  78:28   And he let [it] fall in the midst of their camp, round about their habitations. 
  78:29   So they did eat, and were well filled: for he gave them their own desire; 
  78:30   They were not estranged from their lust. But while their meat [was] yet in their mouths, 
  78:31   The wrath of God came upon them, and slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen [men] of Israel. 
  78:32   For all this they sinned still, and believed not for his wondrous works. 
  78:33   Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble. 
  78:34   When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and inquired early after God. 
  78:35   And they remembered that God [was] their rock, and the high God their redeemer. 
  78:36   Nevertheless they did flatter him with their mouth, and they lied unto him with their tongues. 
  78:37   For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant. 
  78:38   But he, [being] full of compassion, forgave [their] iniquity, and destroyed [them] not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath. 
  78:39   For he remembered that they [were but] flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again. 
  78:40   How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, [and] grieve him in the desert! 
  78:41   Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel. 
  78:42   They remembered not his hand, [nor] the day when he delivered them from the enemy. 
  78:43   How he had wrought his signs in Egypt, and his wonders in the field of Zoan: 
  78:44   And had turned their rivers into blood; and their floods, that they could not drink. 
  78:45   He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them. 
  78:46   He gave also their increase unto the caterpillar, and their labour unto the locust. 
  78:47   He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycamore trees with frost. 
  78:48   He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts. 
  78:49   He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil angels [among them]. 
  78:50   He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence; 
  78:51   And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of [their] strength in the tabernacles of Ham: 
  78:52   But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock. 
  78:53   And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies. 
  78:54   And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, [even to] this mountain, [which] his right hand had purchased. 
  78:55   He cast out the heathen also before them, and divided them an inheritance by line, and made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents. 
  78:56   Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies: 
  78:57   But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow. 
  78:58   For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images. 
  78:59   When God heard [this], he was wroth, and greatly abhorred Israel: 
  78:60   So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent [which] he placed among men; 
  78:61   And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy's hand. 
  78:62   He gave his people over also unto the sword; and was wroth with his inheritance. 
  78:63   The fire consumed their young men; and their maidens were not given to marriage. 
  78:64   Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation. 
  78:65   Then the Lord awaked as one out of sleep, [and] like a mighty man that shouteth by reason of wine. 
  78:66   And he smote his enemies in the hinder parts: he put them to a perpetual reproach. 
  78:67   Moreover he refused the tabernacle of Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim: 
  78:68   But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved. 
  78:69   And he built his sanctuary like high [palaces], like the earth which he hath established for ever. 
  78:70   He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds: 
  78:71   From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance. 
  78:72   So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skilfulness of his hands. 
Chapter 79

  79:1   A Psalm of Asaph. O God, the heathen are come into thine inheritance; thy holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem on heaps. 
  79:2   The dead bodies of thy servants have they given [to be] meat unto the fowls of the heaven, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth. 
  79:3   Their blood have they shed like water round about Jerusalem; and [there was] none to bury [them]. 
  79:4   We are become a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and derision to them that are round about us. 
  79:5   How long, LORD? wilt thou be angry for ever? shall thy jealousy burn like fire? 
  79:6   Pour out thy wrath upon the heathen that have not known thee, and upon the kingdoms that have not called upon thy name. 
  79:7   For they have devoured Jacob, and laid waste his dwelling place. 
  79:8   O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low. 
  79:9   Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name's sake. 
  79:10   Wherefore should the heathen say, Where [is] their God? let him be known among the heathen in our sight [by] the revenging of the blood of thy servants [which is] shed. 
  79:11   Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die; 
  79:12   And render unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, wherewith they have reproached thee, O Lord. 
  79:13   So we thy people and sheep of thy pasture will give thee thanks for ever: we will show forth thy praise to all generations. 
Chapter 80

  80:1   To the chief Musician upon Shoshannimeduth, A Psalm of Asaph. Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest [between] the cherubims, shine forth. 
  80:2   Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh stir up thy strength, and come [and] save us. 
  80:3   Turn us again, O God, and cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved. 
  80:4   O LORD God of hosts, how long wilt thou be angry against the prayer of thy people? 
  80:5   Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure. 
  80:6   Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours: and our enemies laugh among themselves. 
  80:7   Turn us again, O God of hosts, and cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved. 
  80:8   Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt: thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it. 
  80:9   Thou preparedst [room] before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land. 
  80:10   The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof [were like] the goodly cedars. 
  80:11   She sent out her boughs unto the sea, and her branches unto the river. 
  80:12   Why hast thou [then] broken down her hedges, so that all they which pass by the way do pluck her? 
  80:13   The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it. 
  80:14   Return, we beseech thee, O God of hosts: look down from heaven, and behold, and visit this vine; 
  80:15   And the vineyard which thy right hand hath planted, and the branch [that] thou madest strong for thyself. 
  80:16   [It is] burned with fire, [it is] cut down: they perish at the rebuke of thy countenance. 
  80:17   Let thy hand be upon the man of thy right hand, upon the son of man [whom] thou madest strong for thyself. 
  80:18   So will not we go back from thee: quicken us, and we will call upon thy name. 
  80:19   Turn us again, O LORD God of hosts, cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved. 
Chapter 81

  81:1   To the chief Musician upon Gittith, [A Psalm] of Asaph. Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob. 
  81:2   Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery. 
  81:3   Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day. 
  81:4   For this [was] a statute for Israel, [and] a law of the God of Jacob. 
  81:5   This he ordained in Joseph [for] a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: [where] I heard a language [that] I understood not. 
  81:6   I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands were delivered from the pots. 
  81:7   Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah. 
  81:8   Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me; 
  81:9   There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship any strange god. 
  81:10   I [am] the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it. 
  81:11   But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me. 
  81:12   So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: [and] they walked in their own counsels. 
  81:13   Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, [and] Israel had walked in my ways! 
  81:14   I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries. 
  81:15   The haters of the LORD should have submitted themselves unto him: but their time should have endured for ever. 
  81:16   He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee. 
Chapter 82

  82:1   A Psalm of Asaph. God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods. 
  82:2   How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah. 
  82:3   Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. 
  82:4   Deliver the poor and needy: rid [them] out of the hand of the wicked. 
  82:5   They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course. 
  82:6   I have said, Ye [are] gods; and all of you [are] children of the most High. 
  82:7   But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes. 
  82:8   Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations. 
Chapter 83

  83:1   A Song [or] Psalm of Asaph. Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God. 
  83:2   For, lo, thine enemies make a tumult: and they that hate thee have lifted up the head. 
  83:3   They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden ones. 
  83:4   They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from [being] a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance. 
  83:5   For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee: 
  83:6   The tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaelites; of Moab, and the Hagarenes; 
  83:7   Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre; 
  83:8   Assur also is joined with them: they have holpen the children of Lot. Selah. 
  83:9   Do unto them as [unto] the Midianites; as [to] Sisera, as [to] Jabin, at the brook of Kison: 
  83:10   [Which] perished at Endor: they became [as] dung for the earth. 
  83:11   Make their nobles like Oreb, and like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah, and as Zalmunna: 
  83:12   Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession. 
  83:13   O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind. 
  83:14   As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire; 
  83:15   So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm. 
  83:16   Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek thy name, O LORD. 
  83:17   Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish: 
  83:18   That [men] may know that thou, whose name alone [is] JEHOVAH, [art] the most high over all the earth. 
Chapter 84

  84:1   To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. How amiable [are] thy tabernacles, O LORD of hosts! 
  84:2   My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. 
  84:3   Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, [even] thine altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God. 
  84:4   Blessed [are] they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah. 
  84:5   Blessed [is] the man whose strength [is] in thee; in whose heart [are] the ways [of them]. 
  84:6   [Who] passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools. 
  84:7   They go from strength to strength, [every one of them] in Zion appeareth before God. 
  84:8   O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah. 
  84:9   Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed. 
  84:10   For a day in thy courts [is] better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. 
  84:11   For the LORD God [is] a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good [thing] will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. 
  84:12   O LORD of hosts, blessed [is] the man that trusteth in thee. 
Chapter 85

  85:1   To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. LORD, thou hast been favourable unto thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob. 
  85:2   Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people, thou hast covered all their sin. Selah. 
  85:3   Thou hast taken away all thy wrath: thou hast turned [thyself] from the fierceness of thine anger. 
  85:4   Turn us, O God of our salvation, and cause thine anger toward us to cease. 
  85:5   Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? wilt thou draw out thine anger to all generations? 
  85:6   Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee? 
  85:7   Show us thy mercy, O LORD, and grant us thy salvation. 
  85:8   I will hear what God the LORD will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly. 
  85:9   Surely his salvation [is] nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land. 
  85:10   Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed [each other]. 
  85:11   Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven. 
  85:12   Yea, the LORD shall give [that which is] good; and our land shall yield her increase. 
  85:13   Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set [us] in the way of his steps. 
Chapter 86

  86:1   A Prayer of David. Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I [am] poor and needy. 
  86:2   Preserve my soul; for I [am] holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee. 
  86:3   Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily. 
  86:4   Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. 
  86:5   For thou, Lord, [art] good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee. 
  86:6   Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications. 
  86:7   In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me. 
  86:8   Among the gods [there is] none like unto thee, O Lord; neither [are there any works] like unto thy works. 
  86:9   All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name. 
  86:10   For thou [art] great, and doest wondrous things: thou [art] God alone. 
  86:11   Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name. 
  86:12   I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore. 
  86:13   For great [is] thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell. 
  86:14   O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent [men] have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them. 
  86:15   But thou, O Lord, [art] a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth. 
  86:16   O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid. 
  86:17   Show me a token for good; that they which hate me may see [it], and be ashamed: because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted me. 
Chapter 87

  87:1   A Psalm [or] Song for the sons of Korah. His foundation [is] in the holy mountains. 
  87:2   The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. 
  87:3   Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah. 
  87:4   I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this [man] was born there. 
  87:5   And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her. 
  87:6   The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, [that] this [man] was born there. Selah. 
  87:7   As well the singers as the players on instruments [shall be there]: all my springs [are] in thee. 
Chapter 88

  88:1   A Song [or] Psalm for the sons of Korah, to the chief Musician upon Mahalath Leannoth, Maschil of Heman the Ezrahite. O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day [and] night before thee: 
  88:2   Let my prayer come before thee: incline thine ear unto my cry; 
  88:3   For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave. 
  88:4   I am counted with them that go down into the pit: I am as a man [that hath] no strength: 
  88:5   Free among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no more: and they are cut off from thy hand. 
  88:6   Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps. 
  88:7   Thy wrath lieth hard upon me, and thou hast afflicted [me] with all thy waves. Selah. 
  88:8   Thou hast put away mine acquaintance far from me; thou hast made me an abomination unto them: [I am] shut up, and I cannot come forth. 
  88:9   Mine eye mourneth by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee. 
  88:10   Wilt thou show wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise [and] praise thee? Selah. 
  88:11   Shall thy lovingkindness be declared in the grave? [or] thy faithfulness in destruction? 
  88:12   Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? and thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness? 
  88:13   But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent thee. 
  88:14   LORD, why castest thou off my soul? [why] hidest thou thy face from me? 
  88:15   I [am] afflicted and ready to die from [my] youth up: [while] I suffer thy terrors I am distracted. 
  88:16   Thy fierce wrath goeth over me; thy terrors have cut me off. 
  88:17   They came round about me daily like water; they compassed me about together. 
  88:18   Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, [and] mine acquaintance into darkness. 
Chapter 89

  89:1   Maschil of Ethan the Ezrahite. I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations. 
  89:2   For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens. 
  89:3   I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant, 
  89:4   Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah. 
  89:5   And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints. 
  89:6   For who in the heaven can be compared unto the LORD? [who] among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD? 
  89:7   God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all [them that are] about him. 
  89:8   O LORD God of hosts, who [is] a strong LORD like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness round about thee? 
  89:9   Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them. 
  89:10   Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm. 
  89:11   The heavens [are] thine, the earth also [is] thine: [as for] the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them. 
  89:12   The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name. 
  89:13   Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, [and] high is thy right hand. 
  89:14   Justice and judgment [are] the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face. 
  89:15   Blessed [is] the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance. 
  89:16   In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted. 
  89:17   For thou [art] the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted. 
  89:18   For the LORD [is] our defence; and the Holy One of Israel [is] our king. 
  89:19   Then thou spakest in vision to thy holy one, and saidst, I have laid help upon [one that is] mighty; I have exalted [one] chosen out of the people. 
  89:20   I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him: 
  89:21   With whom my hand shall be established: mine arm also shall strengthen him. 
  89:22   The enemy shall not exact upon him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him. 
  89:23   And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him. 
  89:24   But my faithfulness and my mercy [shall be] with him: and in my name shall his horn be exalted. 
  89:25   I will set his hand also in the sea, and his right hand in the rivers. 
  89:26   He shall cry unto me, Thou [art] my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation. 
  89:27   Also I will make him [my] firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth. 
  89:28   My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him. 
  89:29   His seed also will I make [to endure] for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven. 
  89:30   If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments; 
  89:31   If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments; 
  89:32   Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes. 
  89:33   Nevertheless my lovingkindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail. 
  89:34   My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips. 
  89:35   Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David. 
  89:36   His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me. 
  89:37   It shall be established for ever as the moon, and [as] a faithful witness in heaven. Selah. 
  89:38   But thou hast cast off and abhorred, thou hast been wroth with thine anointed. 
  89:39   Thou hast made void the covenant of thy servant: thou hast profaned his crown [by casting it] to the ground. 
  89:40   Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strong holds to ruin. 
  89:41   All that pass by the way spoil him: he is a reproach to his neighbours. 
  89:42   Thou hast set up the right hand of his adversaries; thou hast made all his enemies to rejoice. 
  89:43   Thou hast also turned the edge of his sword, and hast not made him to stand in the battle. 
  89:44   Thou hast made his glory to cease, and cast his throne down to the ground. 
  89:45   The days of his youth hast thou shortened: thou hast covered him with shame. Selah. 
  89:46   How long, LORD? wilt thou hide thyself for ever? shall thy wrath burn like fire? 
  89:47   Remember how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vain? 
  89:48   What man [is he that] liveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave? Selah. 
  89:49   Lord, where [are] thy former lovingkindnesses, [which] thou swarest unto David in thy truth? 
  89:50   Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants; [how] I do bear in my bosom [the reproach of] all the mighty people; 
  89:51   Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O LORD; wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed. 
  89:52   Blessed [be] the LORD for evermore. Amen, and Amen.


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