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454 Of the leviathan.

JOB.

God blesseih Job. bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maid 32 He maketh a path to shine after ens?

ll him ; one would think the deep to be 6 Shall the companions make a ban || hoary. quet of him? shall they part him among l 33 Upon earth there is not his like, the merchants ?

who is made without fear. 7 Canst thou fill his skin with barbed 34 He beholdeth all high things : he is irons ? or his head with fish spears? a king over all the children of pride. 8 Lay thine hand upon him, remem

CHAP. XLII. ber the battle, do no more.

1 Job submitteth himself unto God. 7 9 Behold, the hope of him is in vain : God, preferring Job's cause, maketh shall not one be cast down even at the his friends submit themselves, and acsight of hini ?

cepteth him. 10 He magnifieth and 10 None is so fierce that dare stir him blesseth Job. 16 Job's age and death. up: who then is able to stand before me: || THEN Job answered the LORD, and

11 Who hath prevented me, that I I said, should repay him / whatsoever is under 2 I know that thou canst do every the whole heaven is mine.

thing, and that no thought can be with12 I will not conceal his parts, nor his holden from thee. power, nor his comely proportion.

3 Who is he that hideth counsel with13 Who can discover the face of his out knowledge therefore have I uttered garment? or who can come to him with that I understood not.; things too wonKis double bridle?

|| derful for me, which I knew not. 14 Who can open the doors of his face? 4 Hear, I beseech thee, and I will his teeth are terrible round about.

speak: I will demand of thee, and de15 His scales are his pride, shut up to- clare thou unto me. gether as with a close seal.

5 I have heard of thee by the hearing 16 One is so ncar to another, that no li of the car: but now mine eye seeth thec. air can come between them.

6 Wherefore I abhor myself, and re17 They are joined one to another, I pent in dust and ashes. they stick together, that they cannot be 7 91 And it was so, that after the LORD sundered.

had spoken these words unto Job, the 18 By his neesings a light doth shine, LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My and his eyes are like the eyelids of the wrath is kindled against thee, and against morning.

thy two friends: for ye have not spoken 19 Out of his mouth go burning lamps, of me the thing that is right, as my serand sparks of fire lcap out.

vant Job hath. 20 Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, as 8 Therefore take unto you now seven out of a scething pot or caldron.

bullocks and seven rams, and go to my 21 His breath kindleth coals, and a servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a flame goeth out of his mouth,

burnt-offering; and my servant Job shall 22 In his neck remaincti strength, and pray for you: for him will I accept : sorrow is turned into joy before him. i lest I deal with you after your fülly,

23 The flakcs of his liesh are joined to in that ye have not spoken of me the gether: they are firm in themselves; they thing which is right, like my servant cannot be moved.

Job. 24 His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, 9 So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bilas hard as a piece of the nether millstone. dad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naa

25 When lie raiseth up himself, the mathite went, and did according as the mighty are afraid: by reason of break- | LORD commanded them : the LORD also ings they purify thieru selves.

accepted Job. 26 The sword of him that layeth at 10 And the LORD turned the captivity him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, of Job, wlien he prayed for his friendls : nor the habergeon.

also the LORD gave Job twice as much 27 He esteemeth iron as straw, and as he had before. brass as rotten wood.

11 Then came there unto him all his 28 The arrow cannot make him flee: brethren, and all his sisters, and all they sling-stones are turned with him into that had been of his acquaintance before, stubble.

and did cat bread with him in his house: 29 Darts are counted as stubble : he and they bemoaned him, and comforted laugheth at the shaking of a spear. him over all the evil that the LORD had

30 Sharp stones are under him : he brought upon him: every man also gave spreadeth sharp pointed things upon the him a piece of money, and every one an mire.

lear-ring of gold. 31 He maketh the deep to boil like a | 12 So the Lord blessed the latter end pot : he maketh the sea like pot of of Job more than his beginning : for he ointnterit.

had fuurtcen thousand sheep, and six The happiness of the gally. PSALMS. The security of Gail's protectian. 45.3. thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of 15 And in all the land were no women oxen, and a thousand she-asses.

| found so fair as the daughters of Job : 13 He had also seven sons, and three and their father gave them inheritance adaughters.

mong their brethren. 14 And he called the name of the first, I 16 After this lived Job an hundred Jemima ; and the name of the second, I and forty years, and saw his sons, and Kezit; and the name of the third, Ke- || his sons sons, even four generations. ren happuch.

1 17 So Job clied, being old and full of days.

THE BOOK OF PSALMIS.
PSAL. I.

11. 11 Serve the Lord with fear, and te1 The hafipiness of the godly. 4 The un- joice with trembling. happiness of the ungodly

12 Kiss the Son, les: he be angry, an'! PLESSED is the m'in that walketh ve perisi from the way, when his wrati D not in the counsel of the ungodly, is kindled but a little. Blessed are all

sitteth in the seat of the scorntul.

PSAL. III. 2 But his delight is in the law of the The securily of God's protection. LORD; and in his law doth he meditate A Psalm of David, when he fled froń day and night.

Absalom his son. 3 And he shall be like a tree planted T ORD, how are they increased that by the rivers of water, that bringeth L trouble me? many are they that rise forth his fruit in his season ; his leaf also up against me. . shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth 2 Many there be which say of my soul, shall prosper.

There is no help for him in God. Selah. 4 The ungodly are not so: but are like 3 But thou, ‘() LORD, art a shield the chaff which the wind driveth away. for me ; my glory, and the lifter up of

5 Therefore ihe ungodly shall not stand | mine head. in the judgment, nor sinners in the con- || 4 I cried unto the LORD with my gregation of the rigliteous.

voice, and he heard me out of his holy 6. For the LORD knoweth the way of l hill. Selah. the righteous : but the way of the un 5 I laid me down and slept; I awaked; goxlly shall perish.

Il for the LORD sustained me.
PSAL. II.

6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands 1 The kingdom of Christ. 10 Kings are of people, that have set tumselves against pxhorted to submit to it.

me round about. W HY do the heathen rage, and the 7 Arise, O LORD; save me, () my God; VV people imagine a vain thing? for thou hast smitten all mine enennis

2 The kings of the earth set them- pon the check bone; thou last broker selves, and the rulers take counsel togeth-| the tveih of the ugodly. er, against the LORD, and against his 8 Salvation belongeeth unto the LORD: anointed, saying,

thy blessing is upon thy people. Sciali. 3 Let us break their bards asunder,

PSAL. IV. and cast away their cordis from us. 1 David prayeth for audience. 2 He re

4 He that sitteth in the herrens shall proveih and exhortcth his enemies. 6 laugh : the LORD shall have them in de Man's happiness is in Gori's juvoir. rision.

To the chief Musician on Neginotlı, . 5 Then shall he speak unto them in

A Psalin of David. his wrath, and vex them in his sore LEAR me when I call, () God of my displeasure.

111 righteousness: thou hast enlarger 6 Yet have I set my king upon my me when I was in distress; have mercy holy hill of Zion.

7 I will declare the decree: the LORD 2 0 ye sons of men, how long wil hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this ye turn my glory into shame? how long day have I begotten thee.

will ye love vanity, and scck after leas8 Ask of me, and I shall give thee ing? Selalı. the heathen for thine indieritance, and But know that the Lord hath set the uttermost parts of the earth for thy apart him that is godiy for himself: the possession.

LORD will hear when I call unto him. 9 Thou shalt break them with a rod of 4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like with your own heart upon your bed, and a potter's veseel.

be still. Sekah. 10 Be wise now therefore, () ye kings: 5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, be'instructed, ye judges of the earth. and put your trust in the Lord.

456 God favoureth not the wickeit. PSALMS. David'complaint in his sickness.

6 There be many thrli sat, Who will am weak: 0 LORD, heal me ; for my she is any good ? LORD, lift thou ur ones are vexed. the ght of thy countenance upon us. 3 My soul is also sore vexed: but thou,

Thou hast put gladness in my heart. :) LORD, how long? m r than in the time that their corn and 4 Return, () LORD, deliver my soul : the to wine increased.

Oh save me for thy mercies sake. & I will both lay me down in peace, 5 For in death there is no rememan sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest brance of thee : in the grave who shall Me twell in safetr.

give thee thanks? PSAL. V.

6 I am weary with my groaning; all 1 Divill praycth and professeth his stud :: he night make I my bed to swim ; I

in prayer. 4 God favoureth not the water my couch with my tears. wichid. 7 David profissing his fuit. 7 Mine eye is consumed because of piraveth unto God to guide him, 101 srief; it waxeth old because of all mine destroy his enemies, 11 and to preservr enemies the gudly.

8 Depart from me, all ve workers of To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth, I iniquity ; for the LORD hath heard the A Psalm of David.

hoice of my weeping. VE ear to my words, O LORD, Con 9 The LORD hath heard my supplicaU sider my meditation.

ll tion; the LORD will receive my prayer. Hearken unto the voice of my cr| 10 Let all mine enemies be ashamed my King, and my God : for unto the land sore vexed: let them return and be will I pray.

shamed suddenly. 3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morn

PSAL. VII. ing, O LORD; in the morning will I direc: 1 David prayeth against the malice of his my prayer unto thee, and will look up. Il nomirs, professing liis innocency, 10

4. For thou art not a God that hath || B4. fuith he seeth his c. fince, and the pleasure in wickedness : neither shall evil | destruction of his enemies. dwell with thee.

ll Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto 5 The foolish shall not stand in thy | the LORD, concerning the words of sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity. Cush the Benjamite.

0 Thou shalt destroy them that speak Lord my God, in thee de I put my leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody trust: saie me from all them that and deceitful man.

persecute me, and deliver me: 7 But as for me, I will come into th: | 2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion. house in the multitude of thy Dercy : rending it in pieces, while there is none and in thy fear will I worship toward th: 1 to deliver holy temple,

S 0 LORD my God, if I have done & Lead me, () LORD, in thy right- liis ; if there be iniquity in my hands; cousness, because of mine enemies; make 4. Illuv: rewarded evil unto liim that thy way straight before my face. I was äi peace with me ; (rea, I have

9 For there is no faithfulness in their 1 delivered him that without cause is mine mouth; their inward part is very wicked-i nemy :) ness; their throat is an open sepulchre ; | 5 Let the enemy persecute my soul,

iend take it ; vea, let him tread down me 10 Destroy thou them, O God; let them my life upon the earth, and lay mine fall by thcir own counsels; cast them ou honour in the dust. Selah. in the multitude of their transgressions ; l 6 Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift for they have rebeiled against thee. l up thyself because of the rage of mine

11 But let all those that put their trust enemies : and awake for me to the judgin thee rejcice: let them ever shout for ment ihat thou hast commanded. joy, because thou, defendest them: let 7 So shall the congregation of the them also that love thy name be joyful in people compass thec about: for thcir thice.

sakes therefore return thou on high. 12 For thou, LORD), wilt bless the right. I 8 The LORD shall judge the people : cous; with favour wilt thou compass him judge nie, O LORD, according to my as with a shield.

righteousness, and according to inine inPS VL. VI.

liebrity' ifruit is in mc. 1 David's complaini in his sickness. 8 By Ý Oh let the wickedness of the wicked

fairi he triumpheth over his chemins. lcome to an en! ; ut establish the just: To the chief Musician sal Neginoil upon for tlic righteous Guil uitth the hearts

Sheminili, A Psalm of David: and reins. 0 LORD, rebuke me not in thinc an- 10 Mrdcfence of God, which sareth

ger, neither chasten me in tiy hot | the upright in heurt. displeasure.

11 'God judgcai die rightecus, and God 2 Have mercy upon me, 0 LORD; for 'l is angry with the tickui every day.

God's glory is magnified. PSALMS. David erkorteth topraise God. 457

12 If he turn not, he will wiret his 11 5 Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou sword ; he hath bent his bow, and made hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put it ready.

out their name for ever and ever. 13 He hath also prepared for him the 6 0 thou enemy, destructions are come instruments of death; he ordaineth his to a perpetual end : and thou hast dearrows against the persecutors.

stroyed cities; their memorial is perished 14 Beliold, he travaileth with iniquity, with them. and hath conceived mischief, and brought 7 But the Lord shall endure for ever: forth falsehood.

he hath prepared his throne for judgment. 15 He made a pit, and cligged it, and 8 And he shall judge the world in rightis fallen into the citch which he made. cousness, he shall uninister judgment to

16 His mischief shall return upon his the people in upriglitress. own head, and his violent dealing shall 9 The Lord also will be a refuge for come down upon his own pate.

the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. 17 I will praise the LORD according to 10 And they that know thy name will his righteousness: and will sing praise to put their trust in thee: for thou, Lord, the name of the LORD most high.

hast not forsaken them that seek thee. PSAL. VIII.

11 Sing praises to the LORD, which God's glory is magnified by his works, dwelleth in Zion : declare among the and bwylis love to man.

people his doings. To the chief Musician upon Gittith, 12 When he maketh inquisition for A Psalın of David.

blood, he remembereth tliem ; he forgetLORD our Lord, how excellent is teth not the cry of the humble. U thy name in all the earth! who hast 13 Have mercy upon me, () LORD; sct thy glory above the liçavens.

consider my trouble which I suffer of 2 Out of the mouth of babes and suck- them that hate me, thou that liftest me lings hast thou ordained strength because up tioin the gates of death: of thine enemies, that thou mightest still 14 That I may shew forth all thy praise the enemy and the avenger.

in the gates of the daughter of Zion : I 3 When I consider thy heavens, the will rejoice in thy salvation. work of thy fingers ; the moon and the 15 The heathen are sunk down in the stars, which thou hast ordained;

pit that they made: in the net which 4. What is man, that thou art mindful I they bid is their own foot taken. of him ? and the son of man, that thou 16 The Lord is known by the judgvisitest him?

ment which he executcth: the wicked is 5 For thou hast made him a little low snared in the work of his own hands. er than the angels, and hast crowned him Higgion. Selah. with glory and honour.

17 The wicked shall be turned into 6 Thou madest him to have dominion | hell, and all the nations that forget God. over the works of thy hands ; thou hast 1 18 For the needy shall not always be put all things under his feet:

forgotten : the expectation of the poor" 7 All sheep and oxen, yea, and the shall not perish for ever. beasts of the field;

19 Arise, O LORD ; let not man prevail :: 8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of | let the heathen be judged in thy sight. the sea, and whatsoever passeth through | 20 Put them in fear, O Lord: that the paths of the seas.

the nations may know themselves to be 9'O LORD our Lord, how excellent is but men, Selah. thy name in all the earth!

PSAL. X.
PSAL. IX.

1 David complaineth to God of the out1 David praiseth God for executing of ll rage of the cricked. 12 He jirayeth for

judgment. 11 He inciteth others to remedi. 16 Hefirofesscth his confidence. Praise him. 13 He prayeth that he ! W HY standest thou afar off, O Lord? may have cause to praise him.

W why hidest thou thyself in times of To the chief Musician upon Muth-labben, li trouble? A Psalm of David.

2 The wicked in his pride doth perse-> I WILL praise thee, O LORD, with my | cute the poor: let them be taken in the 1 whole heart; I will shew forth all thy devices that they have imagined. marvellous works.

3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's 2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom will sing praise to thy name, I thou Most | the Lord abhorreth. High.

4 The wicked, through the pride of 3 When mine enemies are turned back, his countenance, will not seek after God: they shall fall and perish at thy presence. || God is not in all his thoughts,

4 For thou hast maintained my right | 5 His ways are always grievous ; thy and my cause; thou sattest in the throue | judgments are far above out of his sight: judging right:

"as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them. 458 Providence and justice of God. PSALMS. David's complaint, &c.

6 He has said in his heart, I shall | 7 For the righteous LORD loveth rightnot le moved : for I shall never be in ad-eousness; his countenance doth behold versity.

the upright. 7 His mouth is full of cursing and de

• PSAL. XII. Ceit and fraud: under his tongue is mis- 1 David, destitute of human comfort,cravchicf and vanity.

ethhelof God. 3 Hecom forteih himself 8 He sitteth in the lurking places of the with God's judgments on the wicked, and villages : in the secret placesdoth he mur- confidence in God's tricd promises. der the innocent : his eyes are privily set To the chief Musician upon Sheminith, against the poor.

A Psalm of David. 9 He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in L ELP, LORD ; for the godly man his den: he lieth in wait to catch the li ceaseth ; for the faithful fail from poor : he cloth catch the poor, when he , among the children of men. draweth him into his net.

2 They speak vanity every one with his 10 He croucheth, and humbleth him- neighbour : with flattering lips and with sell, that the poor may fall by his strong a double heart do they speak. ones.

3 The Lord shall cut off all flattering 11 He hath said in his heart, God hath lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud forgotten : he hideth his face; he will things : never see it.

4. Who have said, With our tongue will 12 Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine we prevail ; our lips are our own : who hand : forget not the humble.

llis lord over us? 13 Wherefore doth the wicked con- 5 For the oppression of the poor, for temn God ? he hath said in his heart, the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, Thou wilt not require it.

Il saith the LORD; I will set him in safety 14 Thou hast seen it ; for thou be- from him that puffeth at him. holdest mischief and spite, to requite it 6 The words of the LORD are pure with thy hand : the poor committeth words : as silver tried in a furnace of luimself unto thee; thou art the helper of earth, purified seven times. the fatherless.

7 Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, 15 Break thou the arm of the wicked thou shalt preserve them from this geneand the evil man : seek out his wicked- | ration for ever. Hess till thou find none.

8 The wicked walk on every side, when 16 The LORD is King for ever and ever: the vilest men are exalted. the heathen are perished out of his land.

PSAL. XIII. 17 LORD, thou hast heard the desire 1 David complaineth of delay in help. 3 of the humble : thou wilt prepare their | Heprayeth for fireventing grace. 5 He heart, thou wilt cause thinc ear to hear: boasteth of divine mercy.

. 18 To judge the fatherless and the op-, To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. pressed, that the man of the earth may no | H OW long wilt thou forget me, () more oppress.

II Lord? for ever ? liow long wilt PSAL. XI.

thou hide thy face from me? 1 David encourageth himself in Goda- 2 How long shall I take counsel in my

gainst his enemies. 4 The providence | soul, having sorrow in my lieart daily? and justice of God.

how long shall mine enemy be exalted To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. over me? TN the LORD put I my trust : how say U 3 Consider and hear me, O Lord my

1 ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the mountain ?

sleep of death ; 2 For lo, the wicked bend their bow, || 4 Lest mine enemysay, I have prevailed they make ready their arrow upon the against him ; and those that trouble me string, that they may privily shoot at the rejoice when I am moved. upright in heart.

*5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my 3 If the foundations be destroyed, what heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. Can the righteous do?

6 I will sing unto the LORD, because 4. The Lord is in his holy temple, he hath dealt bountifully with me. the Lord's throne is in heaven : his

PSAL. XIV. eyes behold, his eyelids try the children || 1 David describeththe corruption of anatof men.

ural man ; 4 convinceth the wicked by 5 The LORD trieth the righteous : but the light of their conscience ; 7 glorieth the wicked and him that loveth violence in the salvation of God. his soul hateth.

| To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. 6 Upon the wicked he shall rain THE fool hath said in his heart, There snares, fire and brimstone, and an hor- | 1 is no God. They are corrupt, they rible tempest: this shall be the portion of have done abominable works, there is none thcir cup.

"that doeth good.

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