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10 Thy congregation shall dwell therein: for thou, O God, hast of thy goodness prepared for the poor.

11 The Lord gave the word: great was the company of the preachers.

12 Kings with their armies did flee, and were discomfited: and they of the houshold divided the spoil. 13 Though ye have lien have lien among

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14. When the almighty sca:tered kings for their sake: then were they as white as snow in Salmon.

15 As the hill of Basan, so is Gods hill: even an high hill, as the hill of Basan.

16 Why hop ye so, ye high hills? this is Gods hill, in the which it pleaseth him to dwell: yea, the Lord will abide in it for ever.

17 The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of angels: and the Lord is among them, as in the holy place of Sinai.

18 * Thou art gone up on high, thou haft led captivity captive, and received gifts for men: yea, even for thine enemies, that the Lord God might dwell among

them. 19 Praised be the Lord daily: even the God who helpeth us,

Televize and poureth his benefits upon us.

20 He is our God, even the God of whom cometh falvation : God is the Lord, by whom we escape death.

21 God shall wound the head of his enemies: and the hairy scalp of such a one as goeth on still in his wickedness.

22 The Lord hath said, I will bring my people again, as I did

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to have form'd hopes of his Kingdom being firmly Mankind, Dearb and Satan; by sending down upon established. This Psalm also appears to have been his Apostles such extraordinary gifts at the Feast of partly prophetical, and contains several things relat- Pentecoff; whereby they were enabled to cast out Deing to Jesus Chrift, and his Kingdom. See St. Paul's vils in his Name, and turn Men from the power of Stquotation, Ephes. iy. 8.

tan to God and that he by his thus ascending beThou ari gone up on high, &c. St. Paul quotes came Lord over the Dead, and had the Keys of Death this pasage in order to prove that Christ by his afcen- and Hades in his Hands, Rev. i. 8. Rom. xiv. 9. fion into Heaven triumphed over the great Enemies of

from. Bafan: mine own will I bring again, as I did sometime from the deep of the sea. 23 That thy foot

may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies: and that the tongue of thy dogs may be red through the same.

24 It is well seen, O God, how thou goeft : how thou, my God, and King, goest in the sanctuary.

25 The fingers go before, the minstrels follow after: in the midit are the damsels playing with the timbrels.

26 Give thanks, O Israel, unto God the Lord in the congregations:- from the ground of the heart.

27 There is little Benjamin their ruler, and the princes of Juda their counsel: the princes of Zabulon, and the princes of Nephthali.

28 Thy God hath sent forth strength for thee: ftablish the thing, o God, that thou hast wrought in us,

29 For thy temples fake at Jerusalem: so shall kings bring prefents unto thee.

30 When the company of the spear-men, and multitude of the mighty are scattered abroad among the beasts of the people, so that they humbly bring pieces of silver: and when he hath scattered the people that delight in war;

31 Then shall the princes come out of Egypt: the Morians land shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.

32 Sing unto God, O ye kingdoms of the earth: O sing praises unto the Lord,

33 Who sitteth in the heavens over all from the beginning : lo, he doth send out his voice, yes, and that a mighty voice, : -34 Ascribe ye the power to God over Israel: his worship and strength is in the clouds.

35 O God, wonderful art thou in thy holy places: even the God of Israel; he will give strength and power unto his people; blessed be God,

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|| Psalm 69. Salvum me fac.
AVE me, O God: for the waters are come in even unto my

soul. 2 1 fick fast in the deep mire, where no ground is: I am come into decp waters, so that the floods run over me.

3 Iam weary of crying, my throat is dry: my fight faileth me for waiting fo long upon my God.

4 They that hate me without a cause, are more than the hairs

my head: they that are mine enemies and would destroy me ultifs, are mighty.

5 I paid them the things that I never took: God, thou knowest my fimplencss, and my faults are not hid from thee.

6 Let not them that trust in thee, O Lord God of hosts, be ashamed for my cause: let not those that seek thee, be confounded through me, O Lord God of Israel.

7 And why? for thy fake have I suffered reproof : shame hath covered

my

face. 8 I am become a stranger unto my brethren: even an alien unto my mothers children.

9 For the zeal of thine house hath even eaten me: and the rebukes of them that rebuked thee are fallen upon mc.

10 I wept and chastened myself with fasting: and that was turned to my reproof.

11 I put on sackcloth also: and they jested upon me.

12 They that fit in the gate, speak against me: and the drunk. ards make songs upon me.

13 But, Lord, I make my prayer unto thee: in an acceptable time.

| David in this Pfalm speaks as a Type of Jesus v. 25-and the obstinacy and reje&tion of the Jerus Cbrifi. Here we see our Lord's zeal for the glory of This appears from the application which the Apostles God v

.--the contempt to which he was exposed, v. make, in the New Testament, of several paf'ages of 7, 8.12. &c.-the Gall and Vinegar that were offered this Pfalm. io bim on the Cross, V. 22.--the fatal end of Judas,

14 Hear me,

O God, in the multitude of thy mercy: even in the truth of thy falvation.

15 Take me out of the mire, that I sink not: 0 let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters.

16 Let-not the water-flood drown me, neither let the deep swallow me up: and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

17 Hear me, O Lord, for thy loving kindness is comfortable: turn thee unto me, according to the multitude of thy mercies.

18 And hide not thy face from thy servant, for I am in trouble: O haste thee, and hear me.

19 Draw nigh unto my soul, and save it: O deliver me because of mine enemies. 20 Thou hast known my reproof, my shame, and my

dishonour: mine adversaries are all in thy sight.

21 Thy rebuke hath broken my heart, I am full of heaviness: I looked for some to have pity on me, but there was no man, neither found I any to comfort me.

22 They gave me gall to eat: and when I was thirsty, they gave me vinegar to drink.

23 * Let their table be made a snare to take themselves withal: and let the things that should have been for their wealth, be unto them an occasion of falling.

24 Let their eyes be blinded, that they see not: and ever bow thou down their backs.

25 Pour out thine indignation upon them; and let thy wrathful displeasure take hold of them.

26 Let their habitation be void: and no man to dwell in their tents.

27 For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten: and they talk how they may vex them whom thou hast wounded.

Let their Table be made a snare to take, &c. This fore by no means juttily Christians, in withing ii) in and the like expressions following are not to be looked those that have injured theme upon as imprecations, but as prophecies; and will there

28 Let them fall from one wickedness to another: and not come into thy righteousness.

29 Let them be wiped out of the book of the living: and not be written among the righteous.

30 As for me, when I am poor and in heaviness: thy help, O God, shall lift me up.

31 I will praise the name of God with a song: and magnify it with thanksgiving:

32 This also îhall please the Lord: better than a bullock that hath horns and hoofs. 33 The humble shall consider this, and be glad: seek ye

after God, and your soul shall live.

34 For the Lord heareth the poor: and despiseth not his prisoners.

35 Let heaven and earth praise him :the sea and all that moveth therein.

36 For God will save Sion, and build the cities of Juda: that men may dwell there, and have it in poffeffion.

37. The posterity also of his servants shall inherit it: and they that love his Naine shall dwell therein.

|| Psalm 70. Deus in adjutorium. ASTE thee, O God, to deliver me: make haste to help me,

O Lord. 2 Let them be ashamed and confounded, that seek after my sout: let them be turned backward and put to confusion, that with me evil.

3 Let them for their reward be soon brought to shame: that cry over me, There, there.

4. But let all thofe that seek thee be joyful and glad in thee: and let all such as delight in thy falvation, say alway, The Lord be praised.

5 #As for me I am poor and in misery: haste thee unto me, O God.

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