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To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth
A Psalm of David Give ear to my words, O Lord, Consider
meditation. Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and
For unto thee will I pray.
and will look up. For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wicked
Neither shall evil dwell with thee.
titude of thy mercy: And in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple. Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness because of
mine enemies; Make thy way straight before my
face. For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; Their inward part is
wickedness; Their throat is an open sepulchre;
They flatter with their tongue.
Let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.
To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith
A Psalm of David
bones are vexed.
I water my couch with
my tears. Mine eye
is consumed because of grief;
workers of iniquity; For the Lord hath heard the voice of my weeping.
. The Lord hath heard my supplication; The Lord will receive my prayer. Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: Let them return and be ashamed suddenly.
Shiggaion of David Which he sang unto the Lord, concerning the words of
Cush the Benjamite O Lord my God, in thee do I put my trust: Save me from all them that persecute me, and de
liver me: Lest he tear my soul like a lion, Rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver. O Lord my God, if I have done this; If there be iniquity in my hands; If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace
(Yea, I have delivered him that without cause is
mine enemy:) Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; Yea, let him tread down my
And lay mine honour in the dust.
Selah. Arise, O Lord, in thine anger, Lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: : And awake for me to the judgment that thou hast
commanded. So shall the congregation of the people compass
thee about: For their sakes therefore return thou on high. The Lord shall judge the people: Judge me, O Lord, according to my righteousness, And according to mine integrity that is in me. Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end;
but establish the just:
And is fallen into the ditch which he made.
his own pate. I will praise the Lord according to his righteousness: And will sing praise to the name of the Lord most
To the chief Musician upon Gittith
A Psalm of David O Lord our Lord, How excellent is thy name in all the earth! Who hast set thy glory above the heavens. Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou
ordained strength Because of thine enemies, That thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger. When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fin
gers, The moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? And the son of man, that thou visitest him? For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, And hast crowned him with glory and honour. Thou madest him to have dominion over the works
of thy hands; Thou hast put all things under his feet: