The Book of Psalms
1 – A psalm of a canticle on the sabbath day.
2 – It is good to give praise to the Lord: and to sing to thy name, O most High.
3 – To shew forth thy mercy in the morning, and thy truth in the night:
4 – Upon an instrument of ten strings, upon the psaltery: with a canticle upon the harp.
5 – For thou hast given me, O Lord, a delight in thy doings: and in the works of thy hands I shall rejoice.
6 – O Lord, how great are thy works! thy thoughts are exceeding deep.
7 – The senseless man shall not know: nor will the fool understand these things.
8 – When the wicked shall spring up as grass: and all the workers of iniquity shall appear: That they may perish for ever and ever:
9 – but thou, O Lord, art most high for evermore.
10 – For behold thy enemies, O Lord, for behold thy enemies shall perish: and all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.
11 – But my horn shall be exalted like that of the unicorn: and my old age in plentiful mercy.
12 – My eye also hath looked down upon my enemies: and my ear shall hear of the downfall of the malignant that rise up against me.
13 – The just shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow up like the cedar of Libanus.
14 – They that are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of the house of our God.
15 – They shall still increase in a fruitful old age: and shall be well treated,
16 – that they may shew, That the Lord our God is righteous, and there is no iniquity in him.
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