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PSALMS

Because He hath dealt bountifully with me.


14 For the Leader. [A Psalm] of David.


The fool hath said in his heart: 'There is no God';
They have dealt corruptly, they have done abominably;
There is none that doeth good.
2The Lord looked forth from heaven upon the children of men,
To see if there were any man of understanding, that did seek after God.
3They are all corrupt, they are together become impure;
There is none that doeth good, no, not one.
 
4'Shall not all the workers of iniquity know it,
Who eat up My people as they eat bread,
And call not upon the Lord?'
5There are they in great fear;
For God is with the righteous generation.
6Ye would put to shame the counsel of the poor,
But the Lord is his refuge.
 
7Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion!
When the Lord turneth the captivity of His people,
Let Jacob rejoice, let Israel be glad.


15 A Psalm of David.


Lord, who shall sojourn in Thy tabernacle?
Who shall dwell upon Thy holy mountain?
2He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness,
And speaketh truth in his heart;
3That hath no slander upon his tongue,
Nor doeth evil to his fellow,
Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;
4In whose eyes a vile person is despised,
But he honoureth them that fear the Lord;
He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not;
5He that putteth not out his money on interest,
Nor taketh a bribe against the innocent.
He that doeth these things shall never be moved.


16 Michtam of David.


Keep me, O God; for I have taken refuge in Thee.
2I have said unto the Lord: 'Thou art my Lord;
I have no good but in Thee';
3As for the holy that are in the earth,
They are the excellent in whom is all my delight.
4Let the idols of them be multiplied that make suit unto another;
Their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer,
Nor take their names upon my lips.
5O Lord, the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup,
Thou maintainest my lot.
 
6The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places;
Yea, I have a goodly heritage.
7I will bless the Lord, who hath given me counsel;
Yea, in the night seasons my reins instruct me.
8I have set the Lord always before me;

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