Give ear , O ye heavens, and I will speak ; and hear , O earth, the words of my mouth.2
My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass:3
Because I will publish the name of the LORD:ascribe ye greatness unto our God.4
He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity,just and right is he.
They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crookedgeneration.6
Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolishpeople and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?
7Remember the days of old,consider the years of manyagenerations:ask thy father, and he will shew thee; thy elders, and they will tell thee.
When the most Highdivided to the nations their inheritance , when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.9
For the LORD'Sportion is his people;Jacob is the lotb of his inheritance.10
He found him in a desertland, and in the wastehowlingwilderness; he led him about , he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.11
As an eagle stirreth up her nest,fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings,taketh them, beareth them on her wings: