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Psalms 3:1 - 8

3:1 -- A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son. LORD, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me.
3:2 -- Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.
3:3 -- But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.
3:4 -- I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.
3:5 -- I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.

3:6 -- I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about.
3:7 -- Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.
3:8 -- Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.


Psalms 4:1 - 8

4:1 -- To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David. Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
4:2 -- O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.
4:3 -- But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him.
4:4 -- Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
4:5 -- Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.
4:6 -- There be many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
4:7 -- Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.
4:8 -- I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.


Psalms: 27:1 - 14

27:1 -- A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
27:2 -- When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
27:3 -- Though a host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident.
27:4 -- One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.
27:5 -- For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
27:6 -- And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.
27:7 -- Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me, and answer me.
27:8 -- When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.
27:9 -- Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.
27:10 -- When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.
27:11 -- Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
27:12 -- Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
27:13 -- I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
27:14 -- Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

 


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Psalms 6: 1 - 10

6:1 -- To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David. O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
6:2 -- Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed.
6:3 -- My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O LORD, how long?
6:4 -- Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.
6:5 -- For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?
6:6 -- I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.
6:7 -- Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies.
6:8 -- Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping.
6:9 -- The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer.
6:10 -- Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddenly.


Psalms 63: 1 - 11

63:1 -- A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;
63:2 -- To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary.
63:3 -- Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.
63:4 -- Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name.
63:5 -- My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
63:6 -- When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.
63:7 -- Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
63:8 -- My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.
63:9 -- But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
63:10 -- They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.
63:11 -- But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.

 


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Psalms -- 19: 1 - 14

19:1 -- To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth his handiwork.
19:2 -- Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night showeth knowledge.
19:3 -- There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.
19:4 -- Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,
19:5 -- Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race.
19:6 -- His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
19:7 -- The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
19:8 -- The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
19:9 -- The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.
19:10 -- More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
19:11 -- Moreover by them is thy servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward.
19:12 -- Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.
19:13 -- Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.
19:14 -- Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.


 Psalms 51: 1 - 19

51:1 -- To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
51:2 -- Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.
51:3 -- For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me.
51:4 -- Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.
51:5 -- Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.
51:6 -- Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.
51:7 -- Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
51:8 -- Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
51:9 -- Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities.
51:10 -- Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.
51:11 -- Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me.
51:12 -- Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.
51:13 -- Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee.
51:14 -- Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.
51:15 -- O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall show forth thy praise.
51:16 -- For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering.
51:17 -- The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
51:18 -- Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem.
51:19 -- Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.

 


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Psalms 25: 1 - 22

25:1 -- A Psalm of David. Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.
25:2 -- O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me.
25:3 -- Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause.
25:4 -- Show me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths.
25:5 -- Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
25:6 -- Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old.
25:7 -- Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD.
25:8 -- Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.
25:9 -- The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
25:10 -- All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
25:11 -- For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon mine iniquity; for it is great.
25:12 -- What man is he that feareth the LORD? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.
25:13 -- His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.
25:14 -- The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will show them his covenant.
25:15 -- Mine eyes are ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.
25:16 -- Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; for I am desolate and afflicted.
25:17 -- The troubles of my heart are enlarged: O bring thou me out of my distresses.
25:18 -- Look upon mine affliction and my pain; and forgive all my sins.
25:19 -- Consider mine enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred.
25:20 -- O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee.
25:21 -- Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee.
25:22 -- Redeem Israel, O God, out of all his troubles.


Psalms 39: 1 - 13

39:1 -- To the chief Musician, even to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David. I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.
39:2 -- I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.
39:3 -- My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then spoke I with my tongue,
39:4 -- LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.
39:5 -- Behold, thou hast made my days as a handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.
39:6 -- Surely every man walketh in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.
39:7 -- And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
39:8 -- Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish.
39:9 -- I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it.
39:10 -- Remove thy stroke away from me: I am consumed by the blow of thine hand.
39:11 -- When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.
39:12 -- Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.
39:13 -- O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more.

 


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Psalms 29: 1 - 11

29:1 -- A Psalm of David. Give unto the LORD, O ye mighty, give unto the LORD glory and strength.
29:2 -- Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
29:3 -- The voice of the LORD is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the LORD is upon many waters.
29:4 -- The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.
29:5 -- The voice of the LORD breaketh the cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the cedars of Lebanon.
29:6 -- He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.
29:7 -- The voice of the LORD divideth the flames of fire.
29:8 -- The voice of the LORD shaketh the wilderness; the LORD shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh.
29:9 -- The voice of the LORD maketh the hinds to calve, and discovereth the forests: and in his temple doth every one speak of his glory.
29:10 -- The LORD sitteth upon the flood; yea, the LORD sitteth King forever.
29:11 -- The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.


Psalms 43: 1 - 5

43:1 -- Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.
43:2 -- For thou art the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
43:3 -- O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
43:4 -- Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.
43:5 -- Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.


Psalms 145: 1 - 21

145:1 -- David's Psalm of praise. I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name forever and ever.
145:2 -- Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name forever and ever.
145:3 -- Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
145:4 -- One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
145:5 -- I will speak of the glorious honor of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
145:6 -- And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.
145:7 -- They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
145:8 -- The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
145:9 -- The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
145:10 -- All thy works shall praise thee, O LORD; and thy saints shall bless thee.
145:11 -- They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power;
145:12 -- To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.
145:13 -- Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.
145:14 -- The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.
145:15 -- The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.
145:16 -- Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
145:17 -- The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
145:18 -- The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
145:19 -- He will fulfill the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
145:20 -- The LORD preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy.
145:21 -- My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever.

 


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Psalms 7: 1 - 17

7:1 -- Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the LORD, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite. O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:
7:2 -- Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
7:3 -- O LORD my God, if I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands;
7:4 -- If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy: --
7:5 -- Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honor in the dust. Selah.
7:6 -- Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me to the judgment that thou hast commanded.
7:7 -- So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for their sakes therefore return thou on high.
7:8 -- The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me.
7:9 -- Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.
7:10 -- My defense is of God, which saveth the upright in heart.
7:11 -- God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.
7:12 -- If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
7:13 -- He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors.
7:14 -- Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
7:15 -- He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.
7:16 -- His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
7:17 -- I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.


Psalms 17: 1 - 15

17:1 -- A Prayer of David. Hear the right, O LORD attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips.
17:2 -- Let my sentence come forth from thy presence; let thine eyes behold the things that are equal.
17:3 -- Thou hast proved mine heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast tried me, and shalt find nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.
17:4 -- Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.
17:5 -- Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.
17:6 -- I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech.
17:7 -- Show thy marvelous lovingkindness, O thou that savest by thy right hand them which put their trust in thee from those that rise up against them.
17:8 -- Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings,
17:9 -- From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.
17:10 -- They are enclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly.
17:11 -- They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth;
17:12 -- Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
17:13 -- Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, which is thy sword:
17:14 -- From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
17:15 -- As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.


Psalms 88: 1 - 18

88:1 -- A Song or Psalm for the sons of Korah, to the chief Musician upon Mahalath Leannoth, Maschil of Heman the Ezrahite. O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee:
88:2 -- Let my prayer come before thee: incline thine ear unto my cry;
88:3 -- For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave.
88:4 -- I am counted with them that go down into the pit: I am as a man that hath no strength:
88:5 -- Free among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no more: and they are cut off from thy hand.
88:6 -- Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps.
88:7 -- Thy wrath lieth hard upon me, and thou hast afflicted me with all thy waves. Selah.
88:8 -- Thou hast put away mine acquaintance far from me; thou hast made me an abomination unto them: I am shut up, and I cannot come forth.
88:9 -- Mine eye mourneth by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee.
88:10 -- Wilt thou show wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise and praise thee? Selah.
88:11 -- Shall thy lovingkindness be declared in the grave? or thy faithfulness in destruction?
88:12 -- Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? and thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?
88:13 -- But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent thee.
88:14 -- LORD, why castest thou off my soul? why hidest thou thy face from me?
88:15 -- I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.
88:16 -- Thy fierce wrath goeth over me; thy terrors have cut me off.
88:17 -- They came round about me daily like water; they compassed me about together.
88:18 -- Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, and mine acquaintance into darkness.


Psalms 142: 1 - 7

142:1 -- Maschil of David; A Prayer when he was in the cave. I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication.
142:2 -- I poured out my complaint before him; I showed before him my trouble.
142:3 -- When my spirit was overwhePsalmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they privily laid a snare for me.
142:4 -- I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.
142:5 -- I cried unto thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.
142:6 -- Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.
142:7 -- Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.

 


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Psalms 14: 1 - 7

14:1 -- To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
14:2 -- The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
14:3 -- They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one.
14:4 -- Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.
14:5 -- There were they in great fear: for God is in the generation of the righteous.
14:6 -- Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD is his refuge.
14:7 -- Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! when the LORD bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.


Psalms 30: 1 - 12

30:1 -- A Psalm and Song at the dedication of the house of David. I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.
30:2 -- O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.
30:3 -- O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.
30:4 -- Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
30:5 -- For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
30:6 -- And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.
30:7 -- LORD, by thy favor thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.
30:8 -- I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD I made supplication.
30:9 -- What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
30:10 -- Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD, be thou my helper.
30:11 -- Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
30:12 -- To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee forever.


Psalms 49: 1 - 20

49:1 -- To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. Hear this, all ye people; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world:
49:2 -- Both low and high, rich and poor, together.
49:3 -- My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.
49:4 -- I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp.
49:5 -- Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?
49:6 -- They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
49:7 -- None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:
49:8 -- For the redemption of their soul is precious, and it ceaseth forever: --
49:9 -- That he should still live forever, and not see corruption.
49:10 -- For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.
49:11 -- Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue forever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.
49:12 -- Nevertheless man being in honor abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.
49:13 -- This their way is their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah.
49:14 -- Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.
49:15 -- But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah.
49:16 -- Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;
49:17 -- For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.
49:18 -- Though while he lived he blessed his soul: and men will praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself.
49:19 -- He shall go to the generation of his fathers; they shall never see light.
49:20 -- Man that is in honor, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.

 


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Psalms 13: 1 - 6

13:1 -- To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? forever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
13:2 -- How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me?
13:3 -- Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;
13:4 -- Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved.
13:5 -- But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.
13:6 -- I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath dealt bountifully with me.