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(By permission of Novello and Company, Limited.) 1 BLESS the Lord,
| soul. O Lord my God,
| Thou art | ve ry Thou art clothed
with | honour , and | majesty. Who coverest Thyself with | light
| with 2 Who stretchest out the heavens
. I like
| curtain : Who layeth the beams of His / cham bers in the Who máketh .
the clouds His | chariot ; Who walketh upon
the | wings
the 3 Who máketh.
His / messengers ;
ing Who laid the foundations
| of the | earth, That It should not
be / moved for | ev4 Thou coveredst it with the deep.
as / with
| vesture; The waters.
the At Thự .
re- | buke they | filed; At the voice
of Thy | thunder, they | hasted . a. 5 They went up by the mountains, *they went down
the | valleys, Unto the place
which I Thou hadst | found- ed Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass | over; That they túrn not
a- I gain
to | cover the II.
6 He sendeth forth springs
the | valleys; Théy.
the | mountains : They give drink to every beast . I of the | field; The wild
. | ass
| quench their | thirst. 7 By them the fowl of the heaven
have their hab. i. | tation, Théy
mong the | branches. He watereth the mountains
His | chambers :
Thy / works. 8 He causeth the grass to grow
the | cattle, And hérb
the | service, of | man ; That he may bring forth food
| out of, the | earth: And wine that maketh .
I glad the | heart
| man, 9 And oil to make.
his | face to | shine, And bréad
that / strengthen- eth/ man's | heart. The trées
of the | Lord are | satisfied : The cedars of Lébanon,.
hath | planled;
10 Where the birds.
| make their | nests : As for the stórk,
the | fir
trees | are her | house. The high mountains
| are . for the
| wild goats ; The rocks
are a | re fuge | for the | conies. 11 He appointed .
the | moon for | seasons : The sún.
| knoweth . his | go ing
| down. Thou makest darkness,
| and . it is | night; Wherein all the beasts of the forest . do | creep
| forth. 12 The young lions róar
their | prey, And .
their | meat from God. The sun aríseth, .
they | get
them a- | way, And .
. | lay them | down . in their | dens. 13 Man goeth forth.
the I evening. O Lord, how manifold .
. are Thy | works! In wisdom hast Thou made them
the earth is | full of . Thy | riches.
. I go
[14 Yonder is the sea,
. I great and | wide,
things creeping |
| beasts. Thére.
the | ships;
to take his | pastime. there-l in. 15 These wait.
. I all up
| Thee, That Thou mayest give them . their | meat in
| season. That Thou givest
unto | them they gather; Thou openest Thine hánd,. they are sat is.
with | good. 16 Thou hidest Thy fáce, .
. I they
| troubled ;
their | dust.
the | face
the ground. 17 Let the glory of the Lord . en. | dure
for | ever; Let the Lord
,re- | joice
His works : Who looketh on the earth,
it | trembleth; He toucheth
the | moun
tains, I and they / smoke. 18 I will sing unto the Lord . as long as I l live:
I will sing praise to my God , while . I have an у | being.
| un. to | Him:
the | Lord.]
Repeat Chant I. 5 Then they cried unto the Lord . ./ in
their | trouble, And He delsvered them
. | out
| their dis- | tresses. He led them also
by a | straight That they might go .
to a city of | hab it. I ation.
And for His wonderful works . | to the | children , of 1 men !
| soul, And the húngry.
· / soul
He | fillethwith good.
17 Such as sat in darkness aud in the shadow, of i death, Being bound ..
af. | Aliction . and | iron ; 8 Because they rebelled against the words of | God, And contemped the counsel .
. | of
| High : 9 Therefore He brought down . their heart with | labour ; They fell down, .
and | there was | none to | help.
Repeat Chant I. 10 Then they cried unto the Lord .
. | in
their | trouble, And He saved them.
of i their dis- | tresses. He brought them out of darkness .
and the shadow, of | death, And
| brake their | bands
| sunder. Unison. 11 O that men would praise the Lord
. | for
His | goodness, And for His wonderful works . | to the | children. of | men ! Harmony. For He hath broken
of | brass, And cût.
the | bars of | iron iu | sunder.)
[12 Fools because
of their trans- / gression, And because of their
in- | iqui ties, l are af. | flicted. 13 Their soul abhorreth
all | manner.
of | meat ; And they draw néar
. | unto the | gates of death
Repeat Chant I. 14 Then they cry unto the Lord
. | in
their | trouble, And He saveth them
Tout of | their
dis. | tresses. He sendeth His word, .
and | heal. eth | them, And delivereth
from their de- / structions. Unison 15 Oh that men would praise the Lord . | for His | goodness, And for His wonderful works
. | to
the children, of men ! Harmony.
And let them offer the sacrifices , of | thanks I giving,
His / works