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The Hebrew Text is that of Van der Hooght, care

fully reprinted from the edition A.D. 1705.

The ENGLISH VERSION is the Authorised translation,

according to the edition of A.D. 1611.

3-30-32 Auss





בעצת LESSED is the man


that walketh not in the counsel of the a ungodly, nor standeth in the

in the seat of the scornful.

2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and in his law doth he meditate day and night.


אַשְׁרֵי הָאִישׁ אֲשֶׁר לֹא הָלַךְ בַּעֲצַת

רְשָׁעִים וּבְדֶרֶךְ חֲטָאִים לֹא עָמָד וּבְמשָׁב לֵצִים לֹא יָשָׁב: כִּי אִם הם בְּתוֹרָת יְהוָה חֶפְצוֹ וּבְתְוֹרָתוֹ יֶהְגֶה יוֹמָם

: * וְהָיָה כְּעֵץ שָׁתֶוּל עַל־פַּלְגֵי וְלָיְלָה מַיִם אֲשֶׁר פַּרְיוֹ יִתֵּן בְּעָתּוֹ וְעָלֵהוּ לֹא־ יִבּוֹל וְכָל אֲשֶׁר־עֲשֶׂה יַצְלִיחַ: * לֹא־כֵן הָרְשָׁעִים כִּי אִם־כָּמֹץ אֲשֶׁר־תִּדְפֶנּוּ רְוּחַ : is י על־־כֵּן לֹא־יָקְמוּ רְשָׁעִים בַּמִּשְׁפָּט וְחַטָאִים בַּעֲדַת צַדִּיקִים: “כִּי־יוֹדָע יְהוָה דֶּרֶךְ צַדִּיקִים וְדֶרֶךְ רְשָׁעִים תּאבֵך

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 b wither, and whatsoever he doeth, shall prosper.


4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff,

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away. 5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. 6 For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous : but the way of the ungodly shall perish.


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erage, and the people d imagine a vain thing? 9 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his Anointed, saying, 3 Let us break their bands asunder,

לָמָּה רָגְשׁוּ גוֹיִם וּלְאָמִים יָהֶבּוּ־רָיק : משא סט word : יְתִיצְבוּי מַלְכֵי־־אֶרֶץ וְרָוֹזְנִים

: נְוֹסְדוּ--יָחַד עַל־־יְהוָה וְעַל־־מְשִׁיחוֹ

נְנַתְּקָה אֶת־מְוֹסְרוֹתֵימוֹ וְנַשְׁלִיכָה מִמֶנוּ *

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a Or, wicked.

b Heb. fade,

c Or, tumultuously assemble.

d Heb. meditate.


cast away their cords from us.




4 He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision. 5 Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and a vex them in his sore displeasure. 6 Yet have I b set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

7 I will declare d the de:

cree: the LORD hath said
unto me, Thou art my
son, this day have I be-
gotten thee. 8 Ask of me,
and I shall give thee the
heathen for thine inhe-
ritance, and the utter.
most parts of the earth
shalt break them with a

rod of iron, thou shalt 10 dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

10 Be wise now there


עֲבֹתֵימוֹ : • יוֹשֵׁב בַּשָּׁמַיִם יִשְׂחָק אֲדֹנָי יִלְעַג לָמוֹ : * אָז יְדַבֵּר אֲלֵימוֹ בְאַפּוֹ וּבַחֲרוֹנוֹ יְבַהֲלֵמוֹ : " וַאֲנִי נָפַכְתִּי מַלְכִּי עַל־צִיּוֹן הַר־קָדְשִׁי : ' אֲסַפְּרָה אֶל־חק יְהוָה אָמַר אֵלַי בְּנִי אַתָּה אֲנִי הַיּוֹם יְלִדְתִּיךְ : • שְׁאַל מִמֶנִי וְאֶתְּנָה גְוֹיִם נָחֲלָתֶךְ וְאַרְנָּתִךְ אַפְסֵי-אָרֶץ: * תְּרֹעֵם

בְּשֵׁבֶט בַּרְזֶל בִּבְלִי יוֹצֵר תְּנַפְּצֵם :

א בְּשֵׁבֶט בַּרְזֶל בִּבְלִי אנא " וְעתָּה מְלָכִים הַשְׂכִּילוּ הַנְסְרוּ שִׂפְטֵי

י עַבְדְוּ אֶת־יְהוָה בְּיִרְאָה וְגִילוּ

אָרֶץ : א ה בִּרְעָדָה : 19 נִשְׁקוּ-בַר פֶּן־אֲנַף וְיֹאבְדוּ

דֶרֶךְ כִּי־יִבְעַר כִּמְעַט אַפּוֹ אַשְׁרֵי כָּל־ י

חוֹסֵי בוֹ :




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structed ye
earth. 11 serve the LORD
with fear, and rejoice
with trembling. 12 Kiss
the Son lest he be angry,
and ye perish from the
way, when his wrath is
kindled but a little: bless-
ed are all they that put
their trust in him.



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A Psalm of David, when

he fled from Absalom his son.

מִזְמְוֹר לְדָוִד בְּבָרְחוֹ מִפְּנֵי אַבְשָׁלוֹם

יְהוָה מָה־־רַבִּוּ צָרָי

ܕܕܪ ܀ - - - רַבִּים קָמִים עָלֶי : * רַבִּים אֹמְרֵים

לְנַפְשִׁי אֵין יִשְׁוּעָתָה לוֹ בֵאלֹהִים סֶלָה

וְאַתָּה יְהוָה מָגֵן בַּעֲדִי כְּבוֹדִי וּמֶרֶים *

קוֹלִי אֶל־יְהוָה אֶקְרָא וַיַּעֲנֵנִי ראשי :

אֲנִי שָׁכַבְתִּי

מֵהַר קָדְשׁוֹ סֶלָה

LORD, how are they increased that trouble me?

are they that rise up against me. . there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.

2 Many


3 But thou, O LORD, art a shield e for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. 4 I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah. 5 I laid me down and slept;


& Or, tronblo.

b Heb. anointed.

o Heb. upon Zion, the hill of my holiness.

e Or, about.

d Or, for a decree.

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