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bour : they do but flatter with their lips, and dissemble in their dou'ble heart.
3 The Lord shall root out all de ceit'ful | lips : and the tongue that speaketh' proud | things;
4 Which have said, With our tongue will | we' prevail : we are they that ought to speak, who is' lord over us?
5 Now for the comfortless troubles' sake | of the needy: and because of the deep | sigh’ing of the poor,
6 I will up, I saith' the Lord : and will help every one from him that swelleth against him, | and will / set him' at | rest.
7 The words of the Lord | are pure words : even as the silver, which from the earth is tried, and puri. fied seven' times in the fire.
8 Thou shalt keep | them,' 0 | Lord : thou shalt preserve him from this' generation' for ever.
9 The ungodly walk on | eve’ry | side : when they are exalted, the children of men' are / put to' re|buke.
Psalm XIII. Usque quo, Domine ?
ever : how long wilt | thou' hide | thy' face | from me ?
2 How long shall I seek counsel in my soul, and be so vexed | in' my heart : how long shall mine enemies tri'umph o'ver me?
3 Consider, and hear me, O | Lord' my | God : lighten mine eyes, that I'sleep not' in death.
4 Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed asgainst
him : for if I be cast down, they that trouble me will reljoice - | at it.
5 But my trust is | in' thy | mercy : and my heart is joyful in thy' salvation.
6 I will sing of the Lord, because he hath dealt so lovingʻly with me : yea, I will praise the Name of the Lord' most | Highest.
Psalm XIV. Dixit insipiens. THE fool hath said | in' his | heart : There | is - |
2 They are corrupt, and become abominable | in their doings : there is none that doeth' good, no not one.
3 The Lord looked down from heaven upon the children' of men : to see if there were any that would understand, and seek | af'ter | God.
4 But they are all gone out of the way, they are altogether become a bominable : there is none that doeth' good, | no' not | one.
5 Their throat is an open sepulchre, with their tongues have | they' desceived : the poison of asps | is' under their | lips.
6 Their mouth is full of cursing' and bitterness : their feet are' swift to shed | blood.
7 Destruction and unhappiness is in their ways, and the way of peace have they' not known : there is no fear of God' before their eyes.
8 Have they no knowledge, that they are all such | workers' of mischief : eating up my people as it were bread, and call not' up on the Lord ?
9 There were they brought in great fear, even where | no' fear | was : for God is in the gene|ra'tion | of the righteous.
10 As for you, ye have made a mock at the counsel of the poor : because he putteth his trust in' the Lord.
11 Who shall give salvation unto Israel out of Sion? When the Lord turneth the captivity | of his people : then shall Jacob rejoice, and Is'rael | shall be glad.
who shall rest upson' thy | hoʻly | hill ?
2 Even he, that leadeth an uncor'rupt | life : and doeth the thing which is right, and speaketh | the truth | from' his heart.
3 He that hath used no deceit in his tongue, nor done evil | to' his neighbour : and hath' not | slandered' his neighbour.
4 He that setteth not by himself, but is lowly in | his' own eyes : and maketh much of them' that | fear' the Lord.
5 He that sweareth unto his neighbour, and disap pointeth' him | not : though it were to his own | hindrance.
6 He that hath not given his money | up'on usury : nor taken reward' against the innocent.
7 Whoso doeth' these things : shall | ne - verfall.
Psalm XVI. Conserva me, Domine. PRESERVE | me,' 0 | God : for in thee | have' I |
put' my trust.
2 O my soul, thou hast said un to the Lord : Thou art my God, my goods are noʻthing | un'to thee.
3 All my delight is upon the saints, that are in the earth : and upon such / as' exceľ in | virtue.
4 But they that run after an o'ther god : shall | have - I great - | trouble.
5 Their drink-offerings of blood will I' not offer : neither make mention of their | names' withsin' my | lips.
6 The Lord himself is the portion of mine inheritance, and of my cup: thou shalt' maintain' my lot.
7 The lot is fallen unto me in a' fair | ground : yea, I have a good’ly | heritage.
8 I will thank the Lord for giving me I warning: my reins also chasten | me' in the night | season.
9 I have set God always before me : for he is on my right hand, there fore' I shall not fall.
10 Wherefore my heart was glad, and my | glory joiced : my flesh allso' shall | rest' in hope.
11 For why? thou shalt not leave my | sous in hell : neither shalt thou suffer thy Holy One' to ee' corruption.
12 Thou shalt shew me the path of life; in thy presence is the fulness' of joy : and at thy right hand there is pleasure' for ever more.
Psalm XVII. Exaudi, Domine.
plaint : and hearken unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feign'ed lips.
2 Let my sentence come forth | from' thy | presence : and let thine eyes look upon the thing that is - | equal.
3 Thou hast proved and visited mine heart in the night-season; thou hast tried me, and shalt find no wickedness | in me : for I am utterly purposed that my | mouth' shall | not of|fend.
4 Because of men's works, that are done against the words of thy | lips : I have kept me from the ways' of the' desstroyer.
5 O hold thou up my goings | in' thy paths : that | my' footsteps' slip | not.
6 I have called upon thee, O God, for | thou' shalt | hear me : incline thine ear to me, and hearken' un to' my words.
7 Shew thy marvellous loving-kindness, thou that art the Saviour of them which put their | trust in thee : from such as resist - | thy' right hand.
8 Keep me as the apple of an eye : hide me under the sha'dow of thy wings,
9 From the un godly' that | trouble me : mine enemies compass me round about to take a way
10 They are inclosed in their own | fat and their mouth' speakseth' proud | things.
11 They lie waiting in our way on every | side : turning their eyes' down to the ground;