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spake it, not of himself, but of his Lord and Sou. See margin.*
Thus sang Kiny David in his day,
Who led the song of Zion's host,
Whereon thy feet may stand. 2 The Lord shall out of Sion send
The rod of thy great pow'r:
Be thou the governor.
Of pow'r shall come to thee,
Thy youth like dew shall be.
And will repent him never.
Thou art a priest forever.
That sits at thy right hand,
Kings that do him withstand.
· He shall with bodies dead The places fill: o'er many lands
He wound shall ev'ry head.
With drink shall him supply;
Shall lift his head on hi
* Prose Psalms of the Bible.
A Psalm of praise, similar to Psalm xxxiii. &c.
The honourable glorious things,
With holy rev'rence all around ! 1 PRAISE ye, the Lord : with my whole
I will God's praise declare, (heart Where the assemblies of the just
And congregations are. 2 The whole works of the Lord our God
Are great above all measure, Sought out they are of ev'ry one
That doth therein take pleasure. 3 His work most honourable is,
Most glorious and pure,
For ever doth endure.
Made to be thought upon : The Lord is gracious, and he is
Full of compassion. 5 He giveth meat unto all those
That truly do him fear; And evermore his covenant
He in his mind will bear.
Unto his people show,
Upon them did bestow.
All his commands are sure: 8 And, done in truth and uprightness,
They evermore endure.
9 He sent redemption to his folk;
His covenant for aye
And rev’rend is alway.
Good understanding they
His praise endures for aye.
PSALM CXII. The Lord Emmanuel is, without all controversy, the alone subject of this Psalm : for proof whereof, besides what has been said upon Psalm i. &c. the evidence is direct, and perfectly conclusive from 2 Cor. ix. 9, 10, where the apostle, from the example of Christ Jesus, enforceth the obligation upon Christians to cheerfulness and liberality in almsgiving, saying, ' As it is written,' (in this Psalm,) · he hath
dispersed abroad; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth for ever,' &c. Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift!
The Lord, the quick’ning Spirit, see,
The Lord from heav'n shall all restore. 1 PRAISE ye the Lord. The man is bless'
That fears the Lord aright, He who in his commandements
Doth greatly take delight.
Shall be the earth upon:
3 Riches and wealth shall ever be
Within his house in store; And his unspotted righteousness
Endures for evermore. 4 Unto the upright light doth rise,
Though he in darkness be: Compassionate, and merciful,
And righteous is he. 5 A good man doth his favour shew,
And doth to others lend: He with discretion his affairs
Will guide unto the end. 6 Surely there is not any thing
That ever shall him move: The righteous man's memorial
Shall everlasting prove.
He shall not be afraid :
Upon the Lord is stay'd.
Afraid he shall not be,
He his desire shall see.
His righteousness shall be
His horn be raised high.
away : What wicked men do most desire
Shall utterly decay.
SING, O barren, thou that didst not bear ; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst < not travail with child : for more are the children
of the desolate, than the children of the married wife, saith the Lord–For thy Maker is thine Hus• band-As the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride,
so shall thy God rejoice over thee ;' Isa. liv. Explained by the apostle, Gal. iv. 28, 8c. Now, we brethren, as Isaac was, are children of the promise
So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman, but of the free-Stand fast, therefore, in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke
of bondage.'—For the Lord our Redeemer, as it is written in this Psalm, now fulfilling in his mercy to the church, gathered from all nations, maketh the
barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise
O praise, the Lord's name praise. 2 Yea, blessed be the name of God
From this time forth always. 3 From rising sun to where it sets,
God's name is to be prais d. 4 Above all nations God is high,
'Bove heav'ns his glory rais'd. 5 Unto the Lord our God that dwells
On high, who can compare ? 6 Himself that humbleth things to see
In heav'n and earth that are.