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The Book of PSALMS 111 - 120

111:1  Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

111:2  The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.

111:3  His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever.

111:4  He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.

111:5  He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.

111:6  He hath shewed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen.

111:7  The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.

111:8  They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.

111:9  He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.

111:10  The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

112:1  Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

112:2  His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.

112:3  Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever.

112:4  Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

112:5  A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

112:6  Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

112:7  He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.

112:8  His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.

112:9  He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.

112:10  The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.

113:1  Praise ye the LORD. Praise, O ye servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD.

113:2  Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and for evermore.

113:3  From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD's name is to be praised.

113:4  The LORD is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens.

113:5  Who is like unto the LORD our God, who dwelleth on high,

113:6  Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth!

113:7  He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;

113:8  That he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his people.

113:9  He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

114:1  When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language;

114:2  Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.

114:3  The sea saw it, and fled: Jordan was driven back.

114:4  The mountains skipped like rams, and the little hills like lambs.

114:5  What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back?

114:6  Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams; and ye little hills, like lambs?

114:7  Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob;

114:8  Which turned the rock into a standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.

115:1  Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.

115:2  Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is now their God?

115:3  But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

115:4  Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.

115:5  They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not:

115:6  They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not:

115:7  They have hands, but they handle not: feet have they, but they walk not: neither speak they through their throat.

115:8  They that make them are like unto them; so is every one that trusteth in them.

115:9  O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.

115:10  O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.

115:11  Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.

115:12  The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron.

115:13  He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great.

115:14  The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.

115:15  Ye are blessed of the LORD which made heaven and earth.

115:16  The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD's: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

115:17  The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.

115:18  But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and for evermore. Praise the LORD.

116:1  I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.

116:2  Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.

116:3  The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

116:4  Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

116:5  Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.

116:6  The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.

116:7  Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.

116:8  For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

116:9  I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.

116:10  I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:

116:11  I said in my haste, All men are liars.

116:12  What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me?

116:13  I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD.

116:14  I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people.

116:15  Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.

116:16  O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.

116:17  I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD.

116:18  I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people.

116:19  In the courts of the LORD's house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

117:1  O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.

117:2  For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the LORD endureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD.

118:1  O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.

118:2  Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

118:3  Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

118:4  Let them now that fear the LORD say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

118:5  I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.

118:6  The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?

118:7  The LORD taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.

118:8  It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

118:9  It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes.

118:10  All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them.

118:11  They compassed me about; yea, they compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

118:12  They compassed me about like bees: they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

118:13  Thou hast thrust sore at me that I might fall: but the LORD helped me.

118:14  The LORD is my strength and song, and is become my salvation.

118:15  The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.

118:16  The right hand of the LORD is exalted: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.

118:17  I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.

118:18  The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death.

118:19  Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will go into them, and I will praise the LORD:

118:20  This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter.

118:21  I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.

118:22  The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.

118:23  This is the LORD's doing; it is marvellous in our eyes.

118:24  This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

118:25  Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.

118:26  Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.

118:27  God is the LORD, which hath shewed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.

118:28  Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee.

118:29  O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

119:1  Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.

119:2  Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

119:3  They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.

119:4  Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.

119:5  O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!

119:6  Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.

119:7  I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.

119:8  I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.

119:9  Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.

119:10  With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.

119:11  Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

119:12  Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.

119:13  With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.

119:14  I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.

119:15  I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.

119:16  I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.

119:17  Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.

119:18  Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.

119:19  I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.

119:20  My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.

119:21  Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.

119:22  Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.

119:23  Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.

119:24  Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.

119:25  My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.

119:26  I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes.

119:27  Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

119:28  My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.

119:29  Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.

119:30  I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.

119:31  I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame.

119:32  I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.

119:33  Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.

119:34  Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

119:35  Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.

119:36  Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

119:37  Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.

119:38  Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.

119:39  Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good.

119:40  Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

119:41  Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word.

119:42  So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.

119:43  And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.

119:44  So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever.

119:45  And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.

119:46  I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.

119:47  And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.

119:48  My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.

119:49  Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.

119:50  This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.

119:51  The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law.

119:52  I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself.

119:53  Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.

119:54  Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

119:55  I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.

119:56  This I had, because I kept thy precepts.

119:57  Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.

119:58  I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.

119:59  I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.

119:60  I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.

119:61  The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.

119:62  At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments.

119:63  I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.

119:64  The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes.

119:65  Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word.

119:66  Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.

119:67  Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.

119:68  Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.

119:69  The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

119:70  Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.

119:71  It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.

119:72  The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

119:73  Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

119:74  They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.

119:75  I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.

119:76  Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

119:77  Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.

119:78  Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.

119:79  Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.

119:80  Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.

119:81  My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.

119:82  Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?

119:83  For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.

119:84  How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?

119:85  The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law.

119:86  All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.

119:87  They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts.

119:88  Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.

119:89  For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.

119:90  Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.

119:91  They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants.

119:92  Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

119:93  I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me.

119:94  I am thine, save me: for I have sought thy precepts.

119:95  The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

119:96  I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

119:97  O how I love thy law! it is my meditation all the day.

119:98  Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me.

119:99  I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.

119:100  I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.

119:101  I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.

119:102  I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.

119:103  How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

119:104  Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

119:105  Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

119:106  I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.

119:107  I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O LORD, according unto thy word.

119:108  Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.

119:109  My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law.

119:110  The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts.

119:111  Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

119:112  I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end.

119:113  I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.

119:114  Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.

119:115  Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.

119:116  Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.

119:117  Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.

119:118  Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood.

119:119  Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies.

119:120  My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

119:121  I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors.

119:122  Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.

119:123  Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.

119:124  Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes.

119:125  I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.

119:126  It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law.

119:127  Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.

119:128  Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.

119:129  Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.

119:130  The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.

119:131  I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.

119:132  Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name.

119:133  Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

119:134  Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts.

119:135  Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes.

119:136  Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.

119:137  Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

119:138  Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.

119:139  My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.

119:140  Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.

119:141  I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts.

119:142  Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

119:143  Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.

119:144  The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

119:145  I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes.

119:146  I cried unto thee; save me, and I shall keep thy testimonies.

119:147  I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word.

119:148  Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.

119:149  Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: O LORD, quicken me according to thy judgment.

119:150  They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law.

119:151  Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth.

119:152  Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

119:153  Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law.

119:154  Plead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to thy word.

119:155  Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes.

119:156  Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD: quicken me according to thy judgments.

119:157  Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.

119:158  I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.

119:159  Consider how I love thy precepts: quicken me, O LORD, according to thy lovingkindness.

119:160  Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.

119:161  Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

119:162  I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.

119:163  I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.

119:164  Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.

119:165  Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.

119:166  LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.

119:167  My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.

119:168  I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.

119:169  Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.

119:170  Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word.

119:171  My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.

119:172  My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness.

119:173  Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.

119:174  I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight.

119:175  Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me.

119:176  I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.

120:1  In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.

120:2  Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

120:3  What shall be given unto thee? or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue?

120:4  Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.

120:5  Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!

120:6  My soul hath long dwelt with him that hateth peace.

120:7  I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

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