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the hope of all the ends of the earth, and of the remotest seas !

6 Thou who fixest the mountains by thy power ; and art girded with mighti

7 Thou who stillest the roaring of the seas, and the noise of their waves; and the turbulence of the peoples !

8 The inhabitants of the remotest parts of the earth stand in awe of the tokens of thy power : thou makest the returns of morning and evening to sing for joy :

9 Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it, thou greatly enrichest it': by distributing the fullness of the waters, thou, O GOD! preparest its corn;

10 Thou waterest its furrows, and breakest its clods ; thou moistenest it with showers, and blessest its increase.

II Thou crownest the year with thy bounty ; and thy clouds drop fatness :

12 They drop it upon the pastures of the desert; and the hills are begirt with joy.

13 The mountains are clothed with focks, and the valleys are covered with corn; they shout and sing for joy,

PSALM

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SING unto God with joyful melody, all ye earth; sing psalms unto the honour of his name : make his glory the subject of your praise.

2 Say unto GOD; “ How awful are thy works ! through the greatness of thy powa er, thine enemies shall submit themselves unto thee.

3. “All the carth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; and shall praise thy name.”

4 Come, and see the works of God, who is awful in his conduct toward the sons of man.

. 5 He turned the sea into dry land, so that our forefathers went through the waters on foot; for this let us rejoice in him.

6 He ruleth with his power for ever, and his eyes watch over the nations; therefore, let not the rebellious exalt themselves.

7 Praise our GOD, ye people ! proclaim his praise aloud.

8 It is he who preseryeth our lives, and soffereth not our feet to slip.

9 Thou hast, indeed, tried us, O GOD! thou hast smelted us, as silver is smelted : · 10 Thou broughtest us into a snare, and laidest an heavy load upon our loins.

11 Thou madest men to ride over our heads, and we have gone through fire and water ; but, at lengtb, thou hast brought us forth into a land plenteously refreshed with streams,

12 I will enter thine house with sacrifices; and perform the rows, which, with open lips, my mouth uttered when I was in distress.

13 I will offer unto thee fat burnt-sacri. fices with incense; I will sacrifice rams and oxen, and goats.

14 Come, and hcarken, all ye who revere GOD, while I relate what he hath done for me.

1; I called unto him with my mouth, and exalted him with my tongue :

16 And if I had regarded iniquity in mine heart, JEHOVAH would not have heard me.

17 But God did hear me, and listened to my supplication.

18 Praised, therefore, be GOD, who re

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jected not my prayer ; neither withdrew

froin me. his mercy

PSALM LXVII.

In the Evening prayer, p. 29.

PSALM LXVIII.

WHEN GOD ariseth, his enemies are scattered ; and they, who hate him, flee before his face.

2 Like a drift of smoke, they are driven away : like as wax melteth before the fire, so perish the wicked before the face of GOD:

3 While the righteous rejoice in his prescncc, and are transported with excess of joy.

4 Sing unto God; sing praise unto his name : extol him, who rideth in the skies, by his nauie, JEHOVAH ; and be joyful in his presence.

5 GOD, in his holy habitations, is the father of the fatherless, and ihe proiector of widows.

6 GOD restoreth the solitary to their homes; yca, he releaseth the captives from their bonds: but the rebellious be leaveth to inhabit a barren land.

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70 GOD! when thou formerly wentest forth before thy people; when thou marchedst through the wilderness :

8 The earth trembled, the heavens were dissolved; the clouds were dissolved into water :

9 The mountains melted at thy presence, O GOD! even Sinai itself melted at the presence of the god of Israel,

10 Thou, O GOD! didst send a copious rain to refresh thine exhausted inheritance:

11 Thy reviving presence dwelt among them ; for thy goodness provided for the distressed.

12 JEHOVAH hath now given the subject of these glad tidings, concerning a numerous host.

13 The kings of those hosts have fled, they have fled ; and the people at home shall share in the spoils.

14. What, though ye were placed between hostile ranks, between banners bearing the wings of a dove bedeck'd with silver, and whose pinions were streak'd with gold ?

15 When the almighty dispersed the kings, then confusion, like snow, covered the image.

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