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Durish I the noise of many waters, yea, then the ike a c mighty waves in the sea.
5 Thy testimonies are very sure : holi.
the be ness becometh thine house, O Lord, for courts
LORD God, to whom vengeance be
longeth ; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.
2 Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.
3 Lord, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph ?
4 How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves ?
5 They break in pieces thy people, O Lord, and afflict thine heritage:
6 They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.
7 Yet they say, The Lord shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.
8 Understand, ye brutish among the people; and, ye fools, when will ye be wise ?
9 He that planted the ear, shall he not hear ? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?
10 He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not he correct? he that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know?
il The Lord knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity:
12 Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Lord, and teachest him out of thy
13 That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be dig. ged for the wicked.
14 For the Lord will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheri. tance:
15 But judgment shall return unto righteousness; and all the upright in heart shall follow it.
16 Who will rise up for me against the evil-doers? or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity ?
17 Unless the Lord had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.
18 When I said, My foot slippeth ; thy mercy, O Lord, held me up.
19 In the multitude of my thoughts will be within me thy comforts delight my soul.
20 Shall the throne of iniquity have felPD, $ lowship with thee, which frameth mischief
2 ks by a law.
21 They gather themselves together chios against the soul of the righteous, and con
demn the innocent blood.
22 But the Lord is my defence: and my God is the rock of my refuge.
23 And he shall bring upon them their own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own wickedness: yea, the Lord our God shall cut them off.
let us make a joyful noise to the Rock of our salvation.
2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.
3 For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods,
4 In his hand are the deep places of the earth; the strength of the hills is his also.
5 The sea is his, and he made it; and his hands formed the dry land.
6 O come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord our maker.
7 For he is our God: and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day, if ye will hear his voice,
8 Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness;
9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.
10 Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, it is a people that do err in their hearts, and they have not known my ways,
11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath, that they should not enter into my rest.
SING unto the Lord a new song ; sing
unto the Lord all the earth. 2 Sing unto the Lord, bless his name: shew forth his salvation from day to day.
3 Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among
all people. 4 For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised : he is to be feared above all Gods.
5 For all the Gods of the nations are idols: but the Lord made the heavens.
6 Honour and majesty are before him ; strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
7 Give unto the Lord all ye kindreds of the people, give unto the Lord glory and stength.
8 Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name : bring an offering, and come into his courts,
9 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness : fear before him all the earth.
10 Say among the heathen, that the Lord reigneth ; the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.
11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad ; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof.
12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein : then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice.