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PSALMS

For ever and ever;
45And I will walk at ease,
For I have sought Thy precepts;
46I will also speak of Thy testimonies before kings,
And will not be ashamed.
47And I will delight myself in Thy commandments,
Which I have loved.
48I will lift up my hands also unto Thy commandments, which I have loved;
And I will meditate in Thy statutes.

ז ZAIN.

49Remember the word unto Thy servant,
Because Thou hast made me to hope.
50This is my comfort in my affliction,
That Thy word hath quickened me.
51The proud have had me greatly in derision;
Yet have I not turned aside from Thy law.
52I have remembered Thine ordinances which are of old, O Lord,
And have comforted myself.
53Burning indignation hath taken hold upon me, because of the wicked
That forsake Thy law.
54Thy statutes have been my songs
In the house of my pilgrimage.
55I have remembered Thy name, O Lord, in the night,
And have observed Thy law.
56This I have had,
That I have kept Thy precepts.

ח HETH.

57My portion is the Lord,
I have said that I would observe Thy words.
58I have entreated Thy favour with my whole heart;
Be gracious unto me according to Thy word.
59I considered my ways,
And turned my feet unto Thy testimonies.
60I made haste, and delayed not,
To observe Thy commandments.
61The bands of the wicked have enclosed me;
But I have not forgotten Thy law.
62At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto Thee
Because of Thy righteous ordinances.
63I am a companion of all them that fear Thee,
And of them that observe Thy precepts.
64The earth, O Lord, is full of Thy mercy;
Teach me Thy statutes.

ט TETH.

65Thou hast dealt well with Thy servant,
O Lord, according unto Thy word.
66Teach me good discernment and knowledge;
For I have believed in Thy commandments.
67Before I was afflicted, I did err;
But now I observe Thy word.
68Thou art good, and doest good;
Teach me Thy statutes.
69The proud have forged a lie against me;
But I with my whole heart will keep Thy precepts.
70Their heart is gross like fat;
But I delight in Thy law.
71It is good for me that I have been afflicted,
In order that I might learn Thy statutes.

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