Psalm 108; Psalm 109; Psalm 110; Psalm 111; Psalm 112; Psalm 113; Psalm 114

1 (107-1) <A canticle of a psalm for David himself.> (107-2) My heart is ready, O God, my heart is ready: I will sing, and will give praise, with my glory. 2 (107-3) Arise, my glory; arise, psaltery and harp: I will arise in the morning early. 3 (107-4) I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: and I will sing unto thee among the nations. 4 (107-5) For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth even unto the clouds. 5 (107-6) Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens, and thy glory over all the earth: 6 (107-7) That thy beloved may be delivered. Save with thy right hand and hear me. 7 (107-8) God hath spoken in his holiness. I will rejoice, and I will divide Sichem and I will mete out the vale of tabernacles. 8 (107-9) Galaad is mine: and Manasses is mine and Ephraim the protection of my head. Juda is my king: 9 (107-10) Moab the pot of my hope. Over Edom I will stretch out my shoe: the aliens are become my friends. 10 (107-11) Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead me into Edom? 11 (107-12) Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off? and wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our armies? 12 (107-13) O grant us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man. 13 (107-14) Through God we shall do mightily: and he will bring our enemies to nothing.
1 (108-1) <Unto the end, a psalm for David.> (108-2) O God, be not thou silent in my praise: 2 (108-2) for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful man is opened against me. 3 (108-3) They have spoken against me with deceitful tongues; and they have compassed me about with words of hatred; and have fought against me without cause. 4 (108-4) Instead of making me a return of love, they detracted me: but I gave myself to prayer. 5 (108-5) And they repaid me evil for good: and hatred for my love. 6 (108-6) Set thou the sinner over him: and may the devil stand at his right hand. 7 (108-7) When he is judged, may he go out condemned; and may his prayer be turned to sin. 8 (108-8) May his days be few: and his bishopric let another take. 9 (108-9) May his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow. 10 (108-10) Let his children be carried about vagabonds, and beg; and let them be cast out of their dwellings. 11 (108-11) May the usurer search all his substance: and let strangers plunder his labours. 12 (108-12) May there be none to help him: nor none to pity his fatherless offspring. 13 (108-13) May his posterity be cut off; in one generation may his name be blotted out. 14 (108-14) May the iniquity of his fathers be remembered in the sight of the Lord: and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out. 15 (108-15) May they be before the Lord continually, and let the memory of them perish from the earth: 16 (108-16) because he remembered not to shew mercy, 17 (108-17) But persecuted the poor man and the beggar; and the broken in heart, to put him to death. 18 (108-18) And he loved cursing, and it shall come unto him: and he would not have blessing, and it shall be far from him. And he put on cursing, like a garment: and it went in like water into his entrails, and like oil in his bones. 19 (108-19) May it be unto him like a garment which covereth him; and like a girdle with which he is girded continually. 20 (108-20) This is the work of them who detract me before the Lord; and who speak evils against my soul. 21 (108-21) But thou, O Lord, do with me for thy name’s sake: because thy mercy is sweet. Do thou deliver me, 22 (108-22) For I am poor and needy, and my heart is troubled within me. 23 (108-23) I am taken away like the shadow when it declineth: and I am shaken off as locusts. 24 (108-24) My knees are weakened through fasting: and my flesh is changed for oil. 25 (108-25) And I am become a reproach to them: they saw me and they shaked their heads. 26 (108-26) Help me, O Lord my God; save me; according to thy mercy. 27 (108-27) And let them know that this is thy hand: and that thou, O Lord, hast done it. 28 (108-28) They will curse and thou wilt bless: let them that rise up against me be confounded: but thy servant shall rejoice. 29 (108-29) Let them that detract me be clothed with shame: and let them be covered with their confusion as with a double cloak. 30 (108-30) I will give great thanks to the Lord with my mouth: and in the midst of many I will praise him. 31 (108-31) Because he hath stood at the right hand of the poor, to save my soul from persecutors.
1 (109-1) <A psalm for David.> The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand: Until I make thy enemies thy footstool. 2 (109-2) The Lord will send forth the sceptre of thy power out of Sion: rule thou in the midst of thy enemies. 3 (109-3) With thee is the principality in the day of thy strength: in the brightness of the saints: from the womb before the day star I begot thee. 4 (109-4) The Lord hath sworn, and he will not repent: Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedech. 5 (109-5) The Lord at thy right hand hath broken kings in the day of his wrath. 6 (109-6) He shall judge among nations, he shall fill ruins: he shall crush the heads in the land of many. 7 (109-7) He shall drink of the torrent in the way: therefore shall he lift up the head.
1 (110-1) I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; in the council of the just, and in the congregation. 2 (110-2) Great are the works of the Lord: sought out according to all his wills. 3 (110-3) His work is praise and magnificence: and his justice continueth for ever and ever. 4 (110-4) He hath made a remembrance of his wonderful works, being a merciful and gracious Lord: 5 (110-5) He hath given food to them that fear him. He will be mindful for ever of his covenant: 6 (110-6) He will shew forth to his people the power of his works. 7 (110-7) That he may give them the inheritance of the Gentiles: the works of his hands are truth and judgment. 8 (110-8) All his commandments are faithful: confirmed for ever and ever, made in truth and equity. 9 (110-9) He hath sent redemption to his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever. Holy and terrible is his name: 10 (110-10) The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. A good understanding to all that do it: his praise continueth for ever and ever.
1 (111-1) Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments. 2 (111-2) His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the righteous shall be blessed. 3 (111-3) Glory and wealth shall be in his house: and his justice remaineth for ever and ever. 4 (111-4) To the righteous a light is risen up in darkness: he is merciful, and compassionate and just. 5 (111-5) Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment: 6 (111-6) Because he shall not be moved for ever. 7 (111-7) The just shall be in everlasting remembrance: he shall not fear the evil hearing. His heart is ready to hope in the Lord: 8 (111-8) His heart is strengthened, he shall not be moved until he look over his enemies. 9 (111-9) He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory. 10 (111-10) The wicked shall see, and shall be angry, he shall gnash with his teeth and pine away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.
1 (112-1) Praise the Lord, ye children: praise ye the name of the Lord. 2 (112-2) Blessed be the name of the Lord, from henceforth now and for ever. 3 (112-3) From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same, the name of the Lord is worthy of praise. 4 (112-4) The Lord is high above all nations; and his glory above the heavens. 5 (112-5) Who is as the Lord our God, who dwelleth on high: 6 (112-6) and looketh down on the low things in heaven and in earth? 7 (112-7) Raising up the needy from the earth, and lifting up the poor out of the dunghill: 8 (112-8) That he may place him with princes, with the princes of his people. 9 (112-9) Who maketh a barren woman to dwell in a house, the joyful mother of children.
1 (113-1) When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a barbarous people: 2 (113-2) Judea was made his sanctuary, Israel his dominion. 3 (113-3) The sea saw and fled: Jordan was turned back. 4 (113-4) The mountains skipped like rams, and the hills like the lambs of the flock. 5 (113-5) What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou didst flee: and thou, O Jordan, that thou wast turned back? 6 (113-6) Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams, and ye hills, like lambs of the flock? 7 (113-7) At the presence of the Lord the earth was moved, at the presence of the God of Jacob: 8 (113-8) Who turned the rock into pools of water, and the stony hill into fountains of waters.
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