The Book of Psalms
1 – A psalm for David. Rejoice in the Lord, O ye just: praise becometh the upright.
2 – Give praise to the Lord on the harp; sing to him with the psaltery, the instrument of ten strings.
3 – Sing to him a new canticle, sing well unto him with a loud noise.
4 – For the word of the Lord is right, and all his works are done with faithfulness.
5 – He loveth mercy and judgment; the earth is full of the mercy of the Lord.
6 – By the word of the Lord the heavens were established; and all the power of them by the spirit of his mouth:
7 – Gathering together the waters of the sea, as in a vessel; laying up the depths in storehouses.
8 – Let all the earth fear the Lord, and let all the inhabitants of the world be in awe of him.
9 – For he spoke and they were made: he commanded and they were created.
10 – The Lord bringeth to naught the counsels of nations; and he rejecteth the devices of people, and casteth away the counsels of princes.
11 – But the counsel of the Lord standeth for ever: the thoughts of his heart to all generations.
12 – Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord: the people whom he hath chosen for his inheritance.
13 – The Lord hath looked from heaven: he hath beheld all the sons of men.
14 – From his habitation which he hath prepared, he hath looked upon all that dwell on the earth.
15 – He who hath made the hearts of every one of them: who understandeth all their works.
16 – The king is not saved by a great army: nor shall the giant be saved by his own great strength.
17 – Vain is the horse for safety: neither shall he be saved by the abundance of his strength.
18 – Behold the eyes of the Lord are on them that fear him: and on them that hope in his mercy.
19 – To deliver their souls from death; and feed them in famine.
20 – Our soul waiteth for the Lord: for he is our helper and protector.
21 – For in him our heart shall rejoice: and in his holy name we have trusted.
22 – Let thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us, as we have hoped in thee.
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