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PS AL M S.
PSALM I. Done into verfe, 1653.
In counsel of the wicked, and i'th' way
of bad men to ruin must.
HY do the Gentiles tumult, and the nations
Muse a vain thing, the kings of th’earth upstand With pow'r, and princes in their congregations Lay deep their plots together through each land
Against the Lord and his Mefliah dear?
5 Let us break off, say they, by strength of hand Their bonds, and cast from us, no more to wear, Their twisted cords: He who in Heav'n doth
dwell Shall laugh, the Lord shall scoff them, then severe Speak to them in his wrath, and in his fell
And fierce ire trouble them; but I, faith he,
Anointed have my King (though ye rebel) On Sion my holy' hill. ' A firm decree
I will declare; the Lord to me hath said 1 : Thou art my Son, I have begotten thee 15 This day. ; alk of me, and the grant is made;
As thy possession I on thee bestow
Th'Heathen, and as thy conquest to be fway'd Earth's utmost bounds: them shalt thou bring full
Like to a potter's vessel shiver'd so.
Be taught ye Judges of the earth; with fear
Jehovah serve, and let your joy converse With trembling; kiss the Son left he
PS A L. III. Aug. 9. 1653.
When he fled from Absalom,
How many those
Many are they
my life distrustfully thus say,
Thee through my story
Aloud I cry'd
millions The populous rout I fear not, though incamping round about
They pitch against me their pavilions.
20 On the cheek-bone all
Of men abhorr'd Hast broke the teeth. This help was from the Lord; Thy blessing on thy people flows.
Psal. IV. Aug. 10. 1653.
Nlwer me when I call,
God of my righteousness,
Now pity me, and hear my earnest pray's.
Things false and vain, and nothing else but lies?
The good and meek of heart
Of righteousness, and in Jehovah trust,
Lift up the favor of thy count'nance bright. 30 Into my
heart more joy
35 With vast increase their corn and wine abounds.