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And all the wealthy of the land

Shall make their suit to thee. 13

The daughter of the King

All glorious is within ;
And with embroideries of gold

Her garments wrought have been. 14 She cometh to the King

In robes with needle wrought;
The virgins that do follow her

Shall unto thee be brought. 15

They shall be brought with joy,

And mirth on ev'ry side,
Into the palace of the king,

And there they shall abide. 16 And in thy fathers stead,

Thy children thou may'st take,
And in all places of the earth

Them noble princes make. 17

I will shew forth thy name

To generations all :
Therefore the people evermore

To thee give praises shall.


This Psalm, which may be considered as a sequel to the former, shines forth conspicuously triumphant, and, if we may so say, exalted to the very pinnacle and perfection of heavenly joy and praise divine ! In the same light, behold and sing its parallels

and sing, O saint! with thy God for ever!

How blest are they, and only they,

Inspirited by faith and hope,
Who dare adopt this heav'nly lay,
Which all the saints of God adopt !


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The Lord of Hosts is on our side!
· The Lord of Hosts is King for ay !
Tee God of mercy is our guide !
Hell guard our steps by night and day!
COD is our refuge and our strength, ,

In straits a present aid:
? Therefore although the earth remove,

We will not be affraid :
Though hills amidst the seas be cast ;
3 Though waters roaring make,
And troubled be; yea, though the hills

By swelling seas do shake.
+ A river is whose streams do glad

The city of our God:
The holy place, wherein the Lord

Most high hath his abode.
5 God in the midst of her doth dwell;

Nothing shall her remove : The Lord to her an helper will,

And that right early, prove.
6 The heather rag'd tumultuously,

The kiugrious moved were:
The Lord ind uttered his voice,

The earch did melt for fear.
7 The Lori ex hones upon our side

Doth coastache remain :
The God v Jaub's our refuge,

Us satuly a nacincain.
8 Come, and what wondrous works

Have beloni been wrought ;
Come, see we wstrus

He on the earth hath brought. 9 l'nto the ends of all the earth

Wars into peace he turns :
The bow he breaks the spear he cuts,

In fire the chariot burns.

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10 Be still, and know that I am God;

Among the heathen I
Will be exalted; I on earth

Will be exalted high.
11 Our God, who is the Lord of hosts,

Is still upon our side;
The God of Jacob our refuge

For ever will abide.


The same as Psalm ii. with its parallels. See Psal. Ixviii. 24, 25, interpreted, Eph. iv. 8. of Christ's ascension and its consequences.

Th' ascension of the Lord on high

Hath pav'd for us the heav'nly way,
That we might dwell beyond the sky.

In regions of elernal day.
Where Christ the Lord is gone before,

And reigns in majesty above,
Let our affections upwards soar

Upon the wings of faith and love.
ALL people clap your hands; to God

With voice of triumph shout: 2 For dreadful is the Lord most High,

Great King the earth throughout, 3 The heathen people under us

He surely shall subdue;
And he shall make the nations

Under our feet to bow. 4 The lot of our inheritance

Choose out for us shall he.
Of Jacob, whom he loved well,

Ey’n the excellency.

5 God is with shouts

gone up:

the Lord With trumpets sounding high. 6 Sing praise to God, sing praise, sing praise,

Praise to our King sing ye.. 7 For God is King of all the earth ;

With knowledge praise express. 8 God rules the nations : God sits on

His throne of holiness.
9 The princes of the people are

Assembled willingly;
Ev'n of the God of Abraham

They who the people be.
For why? the shields that do defend

The earth are only his :
They to the Lord belong; yea, he

Exalted greatly is.


This Psalm seems to be only a second part of the fast ; and the meaning of it is equally obvious.

The universal pow'r and sway

Of Jesus Christ the Lord of Hosts,
Through all the nations force their way,

fill the world through all her coasts.
Let Zion mount rejoice and sing !

Let all her children join their voice!
Hosannah to the Lord our King,

Who fills us with eternal joys !
VREAT is the Lord, and greatly he

Is to be praised still,
Within the city of our God,

Upon his holy hill.

2 Mount Sion stands most beautiful,

The joy of all the land:
The city of the mighty King

On her north side doth stand. 3 The Lord within her palaces

Is for a refuge known. 4 For, lo, the kings that gather'd were

Together, by have gone.
5 But when they did behold the same,

They, wond'ring, would not stay;
But, being troubled at the sight,

They thence did haste away.
6 Great terror there took hold on them,

They were possess'd with fear;
Their grief came like a woman's pain,

When she a child doth bear. 7 Thou Tarshish ships with east wind break'st: 8 As we have heard it told, So in the city of the Lord,

Our eyes did it behold:
In our God's city, which his hand

For ever stablish will.
9 We of thy loving-kindness thought,

Lord in thy temple still.
10 O Lord, according to thy name,

Through all the earth's thy praise;
And thy right hand, O Lord, is full

Of righteousness always.
11 Because thy judgments are made known,

Let Sion mount rejoice;
Of Judah let the daughters all

Send forth a cheerful voice.
12 Walk about Sion, and go round;

The high tow'rs thereof tell : 13 Consider ye her palaces,

And mark her bulwarks well;

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