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<Psalms Book 4 (KJV)>

Psalms 90-106
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Chapter     90     91     92     93     94     95     96     97     98     99     100     101     102     103     104     105     106    
A Prayer of Moses the man of God.
Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.
Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.
For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. when…: or, when he hath passed them
Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up.§ groweth…: or, is changed
In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
 
For we are consumed by thine anger, and by thy wrath are we troubled.
Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told.** passed…: Heb. turned away†† as a…: or, as a meditation
10  The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.‡‡ The days…: Heb. As for the days of our years, in them are seventy years
11  Who knoweth the power of thine anger? even according to thy fear, so is thy wrath.
 
12  So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.§§ apply: Heb. cause to come
13  Return, O LORD, how long? and let it repent thee concerning thy servants.
14  O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
15  Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us, and the years wherein we have seen evil.
16  Let thy work appear unto thy servants, and thy glory unto their children.
17  And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.* abide: Heb. lodge
I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.
 
Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;
10  There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
11  For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
12  They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
13  Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet. adder: or, asp
14  Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.
15  He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.
16  With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation. long…: Heb. length of days
A Psalm or Song for the sabbath day.
1 It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:
To shew forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night,* every…: Heb. in the nights
Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound. the harp…: or, the solemn sound with the harp a solemn…: Heb. Higgaion
For thou, LORD, hast made me glad through thy work: I will triumph in the works of thy hands.
O LORD, how great are thy works! and thy thoughts are very deep.
A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this.
 
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:
But thou, LORD, art most high for evermore.
For, lo, thine enemies, O LORD, for, lo, thine enemies shall perish; all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.
10  But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.
11  Mine eye also shall see my desire on mine enemies, and mine ears shall hear my desire of the wicked that rise up against me.
12  The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
13  Those that be planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God.
14  They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing;§ flourishing: Heb. green
15  To shew that the LORD is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
1 The LORD reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, wherewith he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved.
Thy throne is established of old: thou art from everlasting.* of old: Heb. from then
The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves.
The LORD on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.
Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thine house, O LORD, for ever. for ever: Heb. to length of days
1 O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.* God…: Heb. God of revenges shew…: Heb. shine forth
Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.
LORD, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph?
How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?
They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thine heritage.
They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.
Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.
Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise?
He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?
10  He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not he correct? he that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know?
11  The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
 
12  Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law;
13  That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked.
14  For the LORD will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.
15  But judgment shall return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it. shall follow…: Heb. shall be after it
16  Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?
17  Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.§ almost: or, quickly
18  When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.
19  In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.
20  Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?
21  They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.
22  But the LORD is my defence; and my God is the rock of my refuge.
23  And he shall bring upon them their own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own wickedness; yea, the LORD our God shall cut them off.
1 O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.* come…: Heb. prevent his face
For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.
In his hand are the deep places of the earth: the strength of the hills is his also. In…: Heb. In whose the strength…: or, the heights of the hills are his
The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.§ The sea…: Heb. Whose the sea is
O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.
 
For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice,
Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:** provocation: Heb. contention
When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.
10  Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways:
11  Unto whom I sware in my wrath that they should not enter into my rest.†† that…: Heb. if they enter into my rest
1 O sing unto the LORD a new song: sing unto the LORD, all the earth.
Sing unto the LORD, bless his name; shew forth his salvation from day to day.
Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people.
For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.
For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.
Honour and majesty are before him: strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
Give unto the LORD, O ye kindreds of the people, give unto the LORD glory and strength.
Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come into his courts.* due…: Heb. of his name
O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth. in the…: or, in the glorious sanctuary
 
10  Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.
11  Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof. the fulness…: or, all it containeth
12  Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice
13  Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.
1 The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof.* multitude…: Heb. many, or, great isles
Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne. habitation: or, establishment
A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.
His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.
The hills melted like wax at the presence of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.
The heavens declare his righteousness, and all the people see his glory.
Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, all ye gods.
 
Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD.
For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods.
10  Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.
11  Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
12  Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. at…: or, to the memorial
A Psalm.
1 O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.
The LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.* openly…: or, revealed
He hath remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
 
Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.
Sing unto the LORD with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm.
With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.
Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. the fulness…: or, all it containeth
Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together
Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.
1 The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved.* be moved: Heb. stagger
The LORD is great in Zion; and he is high above all the people.
Let them praise thy great and terrible name; for it is holy.
The king’s strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.
Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; for he is holy. he is…: or, it is holy
 
Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon the LORD, and he answered them.
He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar: they kept his testimonies, and the ordinance that he gave them.
Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God that forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their inventions.
Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy.
A Psalm of praise.
1 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.* praise: or, thanksgiving all…: Heb. all the earth
Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. and not…: or, and his we are
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.§ to all…: Heb. to generation and generation
A Psalm of David.
1 I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, will I sing.
I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.
I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.* wicked…: Heb. thing of Belial
A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.
Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.
Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me. in a…: or, perfect in the way
He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight. shall not tarry: Heb. shall not be established
I will early destroy all the wicked of the land; that I may cut off all wicked doers from the city of the LORD.
A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed, and poureth out his complaint before the LORD.
1 Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee.* of: or, for
Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily.
For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth. like…: or, (as some read) into smoke
My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.
By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones cleave to my skin. skin: or, flesh
I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.
I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.
Mine enemies reproach me all the day; and they that are mad against me are sworn against me.
For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping,
10  Because of thine indignation and thy wrath: for thou hast lifted me up, and cast me down.
11  My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass.
 
12  But thou, O LORD, shalt endure for ever; and thy remembrance unto all generations.
13  Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.
14  For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof.
15  So the heathen shall fear the name of the LORD, and all the kings of the earth thy glory.
16  When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory.
17  He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.
18  This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the LORD.
19  For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth;
20  To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;§ those…: Heb. the children of death
21  To declare the name of the LORD in Zion, and his praise in Jerusalem;
22  When the people are gathered together, and the kingdoms, to serve the LORD.
 
23  He weakened my strength in the way; he shortened my days.** weakened: Heb. afflicted
24  I said, O my God, take me not away in the midst of my days: thy years are throughout all generations.
25  Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands.
26  They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed:†† endure: Heb. stand
27 But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end.
28  The children of thy servants shall continue, and their seed shall be established before thee.
A Psalm of David.
1 Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.
Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:
Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;
Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;
Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
 
The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.
He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel.
The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.* plenteous…: Heb. great in mercy
He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.
10  He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
11  For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him. as…: Heb. according to the height of the heaven
12  As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.
13  Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.
14  For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.
15  As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.
16  For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more. it is…: Heb. it is not
17  But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children’s children;
18  To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.
 
19  The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all.
20  Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word.§ that excel…: Heb. mighty in strength
21  Bless ye the LORD, all ye his hosts; ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure.
22  Bless the LORD, all his works in all places of his dominion: bless the LORD, O my soul.
1 Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honour and majesty.
Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:
Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind:
Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire:
Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.* Who…: Heb. He hath founded the earth upon her bases
Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains.
At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.
They go up by the mountains; they go down by the valleys unto the place which thou hast founded for them. They go up…: or, The mountains ascend, the valleys descend
Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.
 
10  He sendeth the springs into the valleys, which run among the hills. He: Heb. Who§ run: Heb. walk
11  They give drink to every beast of the field: the wild asses quench their thirst.** quench: Heb. break
12  By them shall the fowls of the heaven have their habitation, which sing among the branches.†† sing: Heb. give a voice
13  He watereth the hills from his chambers: the earth is satisfied with the fruit of thy works.
14  He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;
15  And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man’s heart.‡‡ oil…: Heb. to make his face shine with oil, or, more than oil
16  The trees of the LORD are full of sap; the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted;
17  Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.
18  The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.
 
19  He appointed the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth his going down.
20  Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth.§§ beasts…: Heb. beasts thereof do trample on the forest
21  The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.
22  The sun ariseth, they gather themselves together, and lay them down in their dens.
23  Man goeth forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening.
24  O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.
25  So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.
26  There go the ships: there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein.*** made: Heb. formed
27  These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give them their meat in due season.
28  That thou givest them they gather: thou openest thine hand, they are filled with good.
29  Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.
30  Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou renewest the face of the earth.
 
31  The glory of the LORD shall endure for ever: the LORD shall rejoice in his works.††† endure: Heb. be
32  He looketh on the earth, and it trembleth: he toucheth the hills, and they smoke.
33  I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.
34  My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD.
35  Let the sinners be consumed out of the earth, and let the wicked be no more. Bless thou the LORD, O my soul. Praise ye the LORD.
1 O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people.
Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk ye of all his wondrous works.
Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.
Seek the LORD, and his strength: seek his face evermore.
Remember his marvellous works that he hath done; his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth;
O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye children of Jacob his chosen.
He is the LORD our God: his judgments are in all the earth.
 
He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.
Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac;
10  And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant:
11  Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance:* lot: Heb. cord
12 When they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.
13  When they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another people;
14  He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes;
15  Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
16  Moreover he called for a famine upon the land: he brake the whole staff of bread.
17  He sent a man before them, even Joseph, who was sold for a servant:
18  Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he was laid in iron: he…: Heb. his soul came into iron
19  Until the time that his word came: the word of the LORD tried him.
20  The king sent and loosed him; even the ruler of the people, and let him go free.
21  He made him lord of his house, and ruler of all his substance: substance: Heb. possession
22  To bind his princes at his pleasure; and teach his senators wisdom.
23  Israel also came into Egypt; and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
24  And he increased his people greatly; and made them stronger than their enemies.
 
25  He turned their heart to hate his people, to deal subtilly with his servants.
26  He sent Moses his servant; and Aaron whom he had chosen.
27  They shewed his signs among them, and wonders in the land of Ham.§ his…: Heb. words of his signs
28  He sent darkness, and made it dark; and they rebelled not against his word.
29  He turned their waters into blood, and slew their fish.
30  Their land brought forth frogs in abundance, in the chambers of their kings.
31  He spake, and there came divers sorts of flies, and lice in all their coasts.
32  He gave them hail for rain, and flaming fire in their land.** them…: Heb. their rain hail
33  He smote their vines also and their fig trees; and brake the trees of their coasts.
34  He spake, and the locusts came, and caterpillers, and that without number,
35  And did eat up all the herbs in their land, and devoured the fruit of their ground.
36  He smote also all the firstborn in their land, the chief of all their strength.
37  He brought them forth also with silver and gold: and there was not one feeble person among their tribes.
38  Egypt was glad when they departed: for the fear of them fell upon them.
39  He spread a cloud for a covering; and fire to give light in the night.
40  The people asked, and he brought quails, and satisfied them with the bread of heaven.
41  He opened the rock, and the waters gushed out; they ran in the dry places like a river.
42  For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant.
43  And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness:†† gladness: Heb. singing
44  And gave them the lands of the heathen: and they inherited the labour of the people;
45  That they might observe his statutes, and keep his laws. Praise ye the LORD.‡‡ Praise…: Heb. Hallelujah
1 Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.* Praise…: Heb. Hallelujah
Who can utter the mighty acts of the LORD? who can shew forth all his praise?
Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.
Remember me, O LORD, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me with thy salvation;
That I may see the good of thy chosen, that I may rejoice in the gladness of thy nation, that I may glory with thine inheritance.
 
We have sinned with our fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have done wickedly.
Our fathers understood not thy wonders in Egypt; they remembered not the multitude of thy mercies; but provoked him at the sea, even at the Red sea.
Nevertheless he saved them for his name’s sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.
He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness.
10  And he saved them from the hand of him that hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy.
11  And the waters covered their enemies: there was not one of them left.
12  Then believed they his words; they sang his praise.
 
13  They soon forgat his works; they waited not for his counsel: They soon…: Heb. They made haste, they forgat
14  But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert. lusted…: Heb. lusted a lust
15  And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.
16  They envied Moses also in the camp, and Aaron the saint of the LORD.
17  The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the company of Abiram.
18  And a fire was kindled in their company; the flame burned up the wicked.
19  They made a calf in Horeb, and worshipped the molten image.
20  Thus they changed their glory into the similitude of an ox that eateth grass.
21  They forgat God their saviour, which had done great things in Egypt;
22  Wondrous works in the land of Ham, and terrible things by the Red sea.
23  Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.
24  Yea, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word:§ the pleasant…: Heb. a land of desire
25  But murmured in their tents, and hearkened not unto the voice of the LORD.
26  Therefore he lifted up his hand against them, to overthrow them in the wilderness:** to overthrow: Heb. to make them fall
27  To overthrow their seed also among the nations, and to scatter them in the lands.†† To overthrow: Heb. To make them fall
28  They joined themselves also unto Baal-peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.
29 Thus they provoked him to anger with their inventions: and the plague brake in upon them.
30  Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and so the plague was stayed.
31  And that was counted unto him for righteousness unto all generations for evermore.
32  They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes:
33  Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips.
 
34  They did not destroy the nations, concerning whom the LORD commanded them:
35  But were mingled among the heathen, and learned their works.
36  And they served their idols: which were a snare unto them.
37  Yea, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils,
38  And shed innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed unto the idols of Canaan: and the land was polluted with blood.
39  Thus were they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own inventions.
40  Therefore was the wrath of the LORD kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred his own inheritance.
41  And he gave them into the hand of the heathen; and they that hated them ruled over them.
42  Their enemies also oppressed them, and they were brought into subjection under their hand.
43  Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, and were brought low for their iniquity.‡‡ brought…: or, impoverished, or, weakened
44  Nevertheless he regarded their affliction, when he heard their cry:
45  And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.
46  He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives.
47  Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from among the heathen, to give thanks unto thy holy name, and to triumph in thy praise.
48  Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: and let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the LORD.§§ Praise…: Heb. Hallelujah

*90.1A Prayer…: or, A Prayer, being a Psalm of Moses
90.1in…: Heb. in generation and generation
90.4when…: or, when he hath passed them
§90.5groweth…: or, is changed
**90.9passed…: Heb. turned away
††90.9as a…: or, as a meditation
‡‡90.10The days…: Heb. As for the days of our years, in them are seventy years
§§90.12apply: Heb. cause to come
*91.1abide: Heb. lodge
91.13adder: or, asp
91.16long…: Heb. length of days
*92.2every…: Heb. in the nights
92.3the harp…: or, the solemn sound with the harp
92.3a solemn…: Heb. Higgaion
§92.14flourishing: Heb. green
*93.2of old: Heb. from then
93.5for ever: Heb. to length of days
*94.1God…: Heb. God of revenges
94.1shew…: Heb. shine forth
94.15shall follow…: Heb. shall be after it
§94.17almost: or, quickly
*95.2come…: Heb. prevent his face
95.4In…: Heb. In whose
95.4the strength…: or, the heights of the hills are his
§95.5The sea…: Heb. Whose the sea is
**95.8provocation: Heb. contention
††95.11that…: Heb. if they enter into my rest
*96.8due…: Heb. of his name
96.9in the…: or, in the glorious sanctuary
96.11the fulness…: or, all it containeth
*97.1multitude…: Heb. many, or, great isles
97.2habitation: or, establishment
97.12at…: or, to the memorial
*98.2openly…: or, revealed
98.7the fulness…: or, all it containeth
*99.1be moved: Heb. stagger
99.5he is…: or, it is holy
*100.1praise: or, thanksgiving
100.1all…: Heb. all the earth
100.3and not…: or, and his we are
§100.5to all…: Heb. to generation and generation
*101.3wicked…: Heb. thing of Belial
101.6in a…: or, perfect in the way
101.7shall not tarry: Heb. shall not be established
*102.1of: or, for
102.3like…: or, (as some read) into smoke
102.5skin: or, flesh
§102.20those…: Heb. the children of death
**102.23weakened: Heb. afflicted
††102.26endure: Heb. stand
*103.8plenteous…: Heb. great in mercy
103.11as…: Heb. according to the height of the heaven
103.16it is…: Heb. it is not
§103.20that excel…: Heb. mighty in strength
*104.5Who…: Heb. He hath founded the earth upon her bases
104.8They go up…: or, The mountains ascend, the valleys descend
104.10He: Heb. Who
§104.10run: Heb. walk
**104.11quench: Heb. break
††104.12sing: Heb. give a voice
‡‡104.15oil…: Heb. to make his face shine with oil, or, more than oil
§§104.20beasts…: Heb. beasts thereof do trample on the forest
***104.26made: Heb. formed
†††104.31endure: Heb. be
*105.11lot: Heb. cord
105.18he…: Heb. his soul came into iron
105.21substance: Heb. possession
§105.27his…: Heb. words of his signs
**105.32them…: Heb. their rain hail
††105.43gladness: Heb. singing
‡‡105.45Praise…: Heb. Hallelujah
*106.1Praise…: Heb. Hallelujah
106.13They soon…: Heb. They made haste, they forgat
106.14lusted…: Heb. lusted a lust
§106.24the pleasant…: Heb. a land of desire
**106.26to overthrow: Heb. to make them fall
††106.27To overthrow: Heb. To make them fall
‡‡106.43brought…: or, impoverished, or, weakened
§§106.48Praise…: Heb. Hallelujah


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