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Psalms Chapter 16
1. A Miktam of David. Preserve me,
O God; for in you I put my trust.
2. I have said to the Lord, You are my Lord; I have no good apart from
3. As for the holy ones who are in the earth, they are the excellent,
in whom is all my delight.
4. And for those who choose another god, their sorrows shall be multiplied;
their drink offerings of blood I will not offer, nor take up their names
upon my lips.
5. The Lord is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup; you maintain
6. The lines are fallen for me in pleasant places; I have a goodly heritage.
7. I will bless the Lord, who has given me counsel; my insides also instruct
me in the night seasons.
8. I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand,
I shall not be moved.
9. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices; my flesh also dwells
10. (K) For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol; nor will you suffer
your pious one to see the pit.
11. You will show me the path of life; in your presence is fullness of
joy; at your right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
Psalms Chapter 32
1. A Psalm of David, A Maskil. Happy is
he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
2. Happy is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity, and in
whose spirit there is no guile.
3. When I kept silence, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day
4. For day and night your hand was heavy on me; my moisture is turned
into the drought of summer. Selah.
5. I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not hide my iniquity. I said,
I will confess my transgressions to the Lord; and you forgave the iniquity
of my sin. Selah.
6. For this shall every one who is pious pray to you in a time when you
may be found; then surely the floods of great waters shall not come near
7. You are my hiding place; you shall preserve me from trouble; you shall
surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah.
8. I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you shall go; I
will counsel you with my eye upon you.
9. Do not be like the horse, or like the mule, which have no understanding;
whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they do not come
10. Many are the sorrows of the wicked; but loving kindness shall surround
him who trusts in the Lord.
11. Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, you righteous; and shout for joy,
all you who are upright in heart.
Psalms Chapter 41
1. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.
2. Happy is he who considers the poor; the Lord will save in the day of
3. (K) The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; he is called happy
on earth; and you will not deliver him to the will of his enemies.
4. The Lord will strengthen him on his sick bed; whenever he is prostrate
you will heal all his illnesses.
5. I said, Lord, be merciful to me; heal my soul; for I have sinned against
6. My enemies speak evil of me, When shall he die, and his name perish?
7. And if one comes to see me, he speaks vanity; his heart gathers iniquity
to itself; when he goes out, he tells it.
8. All who hate me whisper together against me; against me they plot my
9. They say, An evil disease cleaves fast to him, and from where he lies
he shall rise up no more.
10. Even my own close friend, in whom I trusted, who ate of my bread,
has lifted up his heel against me.
11. But you, O Lord, be gracious to me, and raise me up, that I may pay
12. By this I know that you favor me, because my enemy does not triumph
13. And as for me, you uphold me in my integrity, and you set me before
your face for ever.
14. Blessed be the Lord God of Israel from everlasting, and to everlasting.
Amen, and Amen.
Psalms Chapter 42
1. To the chief Musician, A Maskil, for
the sons of Korah.
2. As the hart longs for water streams, so does my soul long for you,
3. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; when shall I come and
appear before God?
4. My tears have been my bread day and night, while they continually say
to me, Where is your God?
5. When I remember these things, I pour out my soul; how I went with the
multitude, leading them in procession to the house of God, with the voice
of joy and praise, a crowd keeping the festival.
6. Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within
me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him for the help of his countenance.
7. O my God, my soul is cast down within me, because I remember you from
the land of the Jordan, and the Hermon, from Mount Mizar.
8. Deep calls to deep at the noise of your cataracts; all your waves and
your billows have gone over me.
9. By day the Lord will command his loving kindness, and in the night
his song shall be with me, a prayer to the God of my life.
10. I will say to God my rock, Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go
mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
11. Like a deadly wound in my bones, my enemies taunt me; while they say
daily to me, Where is your God?
12. Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within
me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, who is the health of my
countenance, and my God.
Psalms Chapter 59
1. To the chief Musician, Altaschith,
A Miktam of David; when Saul sent,
2. and they watched the house to kill him. Save me from my enemies, O
my God; defend me from those who rise up against me.
3. Save me from the evil doers, and save me from bloody men.
4. For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul; fierce men are gathered
against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Lord.
5. They run and prepare themselves for no fault of mine; awake to help
me, and behold.
6. You therefore, O Lord God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to punish
all the nations; do not be merciful to any wicked traitors. Selah.
7. They return at evening; they howl like dogs, and go prowling around
8. Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips;
for Who hears?, say they.
9. But you, O Lord, shall laugh at them; you shall have all the nations
10. O my strength, upon you I will wait! For God is my fortress.
11. (K) God who loves me shall come to meet me; God shall let me gaze
upon my enemies.
12. Do not slay them, lest my people forget; scatter them by your power;
and bring them down, O Lord our shield.
13. For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them be
taken in their arrogance; and for cursing and lying which they speak.
14. Consume them in wrath, consume them, till they are no more; and let
them know that God rules in Jacob to the ends of the earth. Selah.
15. And at evening let them return; and let them howl like a dog, and
go prowling around the city.
16. (K) Let them wander up and down for food, and growl if they do not
get their fill.
17. But I will sing of your power; indeed, I will sing aloud of your loving
kindness in the morning; for you have been my fortress and my refuge in
the day of my trouble.
18. To you, O my strength, I will sing; for God is my fortress, and the
God who loves me.
Psalms Chapter 77
1. (K) To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun,
A Psalm of Asaph.
2. I cry aloud to God, aloud to God, that he may hear me.
3. In the day of my trouble I seek the Lord; my hand is stretched out
in the night, and does not rest; my soul refuses to be comforted.
4. I remember God, and I moan; I meditate and my spirit faints. Selah.
5. You hold my eyelids from closing; I am so troubled that I cannot speak.
6. I consider the days of old, the years of ancient times.
7. I remember my melody in the night; I talk with my heart; and my spirit
8. Will the Lord cast off for ever? And will he be favorable no more?
9. Has his loving kindness ceased for ever? Does his promise fail for
10. Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he in anger shut up his tender
11. And I said, It is my sickness that the right hand of the Most High
12. (K) I will remember the works of the Lord; surely I will remember
your wonders of old.
13. And I will meditate on all your work, and muse on your deeds.
14. Your way, O God, is holy. Who is so great a God as our God?
15. You are the God that does wonders; you have declared your strength
among the people.
16. With your arm you have redeemed your people, the sons of Jacob and
17. The waters saw you, O God, the waters saw you; they were afraid; the
depths also trembled.
18. The clouds poured out water; the skies sent out a sound; your arrows
flashed on every side.
19. The voice of your thunder was in the whirlwind; the lightnings lightened
the world; the earth trembled and shook.
20. (K) Your way was through the sea, and your path through the great
waters; and your footsteps were not known.
21. You led your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.
Psalms Chapter 90
1. A Prayer of Moses the man of God. Lord,
you have been our dwelling place in all generations.
Psalms Chapter 105
2. Before the mountains were brought forth, before you had formed the
earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting, you are God.
3. You turn man back to dust; and say, Turn back, O children of men!
4. For a thousand years in your sight are but like yesterday when it is
past, and like a watch in the night.
5. You sweep them away; they are like sleepers; they are like short lived
grass in the morning.
6. In the morning it flourishes, and fades; by evening it is withered
7. For we are consumed by your anger, and by your wrath are we terrified.
8. You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light
of your countenance.
9. For all our days pass away in your wrath; we spend our years like a
tale that is told.
10. The days of our years are seventy; or if, because of strength, they
are eighty years, yet their pride is but trouble and wretchedness; for
it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
11. Who knows the power of your anger? According to your fear, so is your
12. So teach us to number our days, that we may get a heart of wisdom.
13. Return, O Lord! How long? And relent concerning your servants.
14. O satisfy us in the morning with your loving kindness; that we may
rejoice and be glad all our days.
15. Make us glad as many days as you have afflicted us, and as many years
as we have seen evil.
16. Let your work be visible to your servants, and your glory to their
17. And let the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us; and establish the
work of our hands upon us; O prosper it, the work of our hands.
1. O give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name;
make known his deeds among the people.
Psalms Chapter 137
2. Sing to him, sing psalms to him; talk you of all his wondrous works.
3. Glory in his holy name; let the heart of those who seek the Lord rejoice.
4. Seek the Lord, and his strength; seek his face continually.
5. Remember his marvelous works that he has done; his wonders, and the
judgments of his mouth;
6. O seed of Abraham, his servant! O children of Jacob, his chosen!
7. He is the Lord our God; his judgments are over all the earth.
8. He has remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded
to a thousand generations.
9. The covenant which he made with Abraham, and his oath to Isaac;
10. And confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting
11. Saying, To you I will give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance;
12. When they were but a few men in number; of little account and sojourners
13. When they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another
14. He did not allow any man to do them wrong; he reproved kings for their
15. Saying, Do not touch my anointed, and do not do any harm to my prophets.
16. Moreover he called for a famine upon the land; he broke every staff
17. He sent a man before them, Joseph, who was sold as a slave;
18. (K) Whose foot they hurt with fetters; he was laid in iron;
19. Until the time that his word came to pass; the word of the Lord had
20. The king sent and released him; the ruler of the people let him go
21. He made him lord of his house, and ruler of all his possessions;
22. To bind his princes at his pleasure; and teach his elders wisdom.
23. And Israel came into Egypt; and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
24. And he increased his people greatly; and made them stronger than their
25. He turned their heart to hate his people, to deal craftily with his
26. He sent Moses his servant; and Aaron whom he had chosen.
27. They performed his signs among them, and wonders in the land of Ham.
28. (K) He sent darkness, and made it dark; and they did not rebel against
29. He turned their waters into blood, and caused their fish to die.
30. Their land swarmed with frogs, in the chambers of their kings.
31. He spoke, and there came swarms of flies and gnats in all their borders.
32. He gave them hail for rain, and flaming fire in their land.
33. He struck their vines also and their fig trees; and broke the trees
of their country.
34. He spoke, and the swarming locusts came, and the hopping locusts without
35. And they ate up all the plants in their land, and devoured the fruit
of their ground.
36. And he struck all the firstborn in their land, the first issue of
all their strength.
37. And he brought them out with silver and gold; and among their tribes
there was no one who stumbled.
38. Egypt was glad when they departed; for the fear of them had fallen
39. He spread a cloud for a covering; and fire to give light in the night.
40. They asked, and he brought quails, and satisfied them with bread from
41. He opened the rock, and the waters gushed out; it ran in the dry places
like a river.
42. For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant.
43. And he brought out his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness;
44. And he gave them the lands of the nations; and they seized the labor
of the people,
45. That they might observe his statutes, and keep his Torot. Hallelujah!
1. By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down,
we also wept, when we remembered Zion.
Psalms Chapter 150
2. We hung our lyres on the willows in its midst.
3. For there those who carried us away captive required of us a song;
and those who tormented us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of
the songs of Zion.
4. How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?
5. If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.
6. If I do not remember you, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth;
if I do not set Jerusalem above my highest joy.
7. Remember, O Lord, against the Edomites, the day of Jerusalem; who said,
Raze it, raze it, to its foundation.
8. O daughter of Babylon, you are to be destroyed! Happy shall he be,
who repays you for what you have done to us!
9. Happy shall he be, who takes your little ones and dashes them against
1. Hallelujah! Praise God in his sanctuary! Praise
him in the firmament of his power!
2. Praise him for his mighty acts! Praise him according to his exceeding
3. Praise him with the sound of the shofar! Praise him with the harp and
4. Praise him with the tambourine and dance! Praise him with stringed
instruments and the pipe!
5. Praise him with sounding cymbals! Praise him with loud clashing cymbals!
6. Let every thing that breathes praise the Lord! Hallelujah!