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PSALMS

14Consume them in wrath, consume them, that they be no more;
And let them know that God ruleth in Jacob,
Unto the ends of the earth. Selah
 
15And they return at evening, they howl like a dog,
And go round about the city;
16They wander up and down to devour,
And tarry all night if they have not their fill.
17But as for me, I will sing of Thy strength;
Yea, I will sing aloud of Thy mercy in the morning;
For Thou hast been my high tower,
And a refuge in the day of my distress.
18O my strength, unto Thee will I sing praises;
For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy.


60 For the Leader; upon Shushan Eduth; Michtam of David, to teach; 2when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the Valley of Salt twelve thousand.


3O God, Thou hast cast us off, Thou hast broken us down;
Thou hast been angry; O restore us.
4Thou hast made the land to shake, Thou hast cleft it;
Heal the breaches thereof; for it tottereth.
5Thou hast made Thy people to see hard things;
Thou hast made us to drink the wine of staggering.
6Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee,
That it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah
7That Thy beloved may be delivered,
Save with Thy right hand, and answer me.
 
8God spoke in His holiness, that I would exult;
That I would divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
9Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine;
Ephraim also is the defence of my head;
Judah is my sceptre.
10Moab is my washpot;
Upon Edom do I cast my shoe;
Philistia, cry aloud because of me!
 
11Who will bring me into the fortified city?
Who will lead me unto Edom?
12Hast not Thou, O God, cast us off?
And Thou goest not forth, O God, with our hosts.
13Give us help against the adversary;
For vain is the help of man.
14Through God we shall do valiantly;
For He it is that will tread down our adversaries.


61 For the Leader; with string-music. [A Psalm] of David.


2Hear my cry, O God;
Attend unto my prayer.
3From the end of the earth will I call unto Thee, when my heart fainteth;
Lead me to a rock that is too high for me.
4For Thou hast been a refuge for me,
A tower of strength in the face of the enemy.
 
5I will dwell in Thy Tent for ever;
I will take refuge in the covert of Thy wings. Selah

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