Blefs the Lord, ye his Angels, that excel in Strength; that do his Commandments, hearkning unto the Voice of his Word.

Blefs ye the Lord, all ye his Hofts; ye Minifters of his, that do his Pleasure.

Blefs the Lord, all his Works, in all Places of his Dominion Blefs the Lord, O my Soul.


LESS' the Lord, O my Soul: O Lord my God,
thou art very great, thou art cloathed with Honour and

Who covereft thy felf with Light, as with a Garment; who ftretcheft out the Heavens like a Curtain,

Who layeth the Beams of his Chambers in the Waters; who maketh the Clouds his Chariot; who walketh upon the Wings of the Wind.

Who maketh his Angels Spirits; his Minifters a flaming Fire.

Who laid the Foundations of the Earth, that it fhould not be removed for ever.

Of old m haft thou laid the Foundation of the Earth; and the Heavens are the Work of thy Hands.

They fhall perish, but thou fhalt endure: Yea, all of them fhall wax old like a Garment; as a Vefture shalt thou change them, and they fhall be changed.

But thou art the fame, and thy Years fhall have no End. O Lord, how manifold are thy Works! in Wifdom haft thou made them all; the Earth is full of thy Riches. Thou fendeft forth thy Spirit, they are created; and thon reneweft the Face of the Earth.

The Glory of the Lord fhall endure for ever; the Lord fhall rejoice in his Works.

He looketh on the Earth, and it trembleth; he toucheth the Hills, and they fmoke.

I will fing unto the Lord as long as I live: I will fing Praife unto my God, while I have my Being.

Pfalm C11.25 $26, 27.

Pfalm CIV. 1, to 5. a Pfalm CIV. 24, 30, to 35.

My Meditation of him fhall be fweet: I will be glad in the Lord.

Let the Sinners be confumed out of the Earth, and let the Wicked be no more: Blefs thou the Lord, O my Soul. Praise ye the Lord.


Give Thanks unto the Lord; call upon his Name; make known his Deeds among the People.

Sing unto him, fing Pfalms unto him; talk ye of all his wondrous Works.

Glory ye in his holy Name; let the Heart of them rejoice that feek the Lord.

Seek the Lord and his Strength; feek his Face evermore. Remember his marvellous Works that he hath done, his Wonders, and the Judgments of his Mouth.

O ye Seed of Abraham his Servant, ye Children of Jacob his Chofen.

He is the Lord our God, his Judgments are in all the Earth.

Praife Pye the Lord: O give Thanks unto the Lord, for he is good, for his Mercy endureth for ever.

Who can utter the mighty Acts of the Lord? Who can fhew forth all his Praife?

Bleffed are they that keep Judgment, and he that doth Righteoufnefs at all times.

Remember me, O Lord, with the Favour that thou beareft unto thy People: O vifit me with thy Salvation.

That I may fee the Good of thy Chofen, that I may rejoice in the Gladnefs of thy Nation, that I may glory with thine Inheritance.


O give Thanks unto the Lord, for he is good, for his Mercy endureth for ever.

Let the Redeemed of the Lord fay fo, whom he hath redeemed from the Hand of the Enemy:

And gathered them out of the Lands, from the Eaft and from the Weft, from the North and from the South.

• Pfalm cv. 1, to 7.

Pfalm CVI. I, to 5.

Pfalm cv11. i, 2, 3, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 19, to 36, 40, to 43.


Oh! that Men would praife the Lord for his Goodness, and for his wonderful Works to the Children of Men.

For he fatisfieth the longing Soul, and filleth the hungry Soul with Goodness.

Then they cried unto the Lord in their Trouble, and he faved them out of their Diftreffes.

He brought them out of Darkness, and the Shadow of Death, and brake their Bands in funder.

Oh! that Men would praise the Lord for his Goodness, and for his wonderful Works to the Children of Men.

Then they cry unto the Lord in their Trouble, he faved them out of their Diftreffes.

He fent his Word and healed them, and delivered them from their Destructions.

Oh! that Men would praise the Lord for his Goodnefs, and for his wonderful Works to the Children of Men.

And let them facrifice the Sacrifices of Thanksgiving, and declare his Works with rejoicing.

They that go down to the Sea in Ships, that do Bufinefs in great Waters;

Thefe fee the Works of the Lord, and his Wonders in the Deep.

For he commandeth, and raiseth a ftormy Wind, which lifteth up the Waves thereof.

They mount up to the Heaven, they go down again to the Depths, their Soul is melted becaufe of Trouble.

They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken Man, and are at their Wits end.

Then they cry unto the Lord in their Trouble, and he bringeth them out of their Diftreffes.

He maketh the Storm a Calm, fo that the Waves thereof are ftill.

Then are they glad, because they be quiet; fo he bringeth them unto their defired Haven.

Oh! that Men would praife the Lord for his Goodness, and for his wondrous Works to the Children of Men.

Let them exalt him alfo in the Congregation of the People, and praise him in the Affembly of the Elders.

He turneth Rivers into a Wilderness, and the Water Springs into dry Ground.

A fruitful Land into Barrennefs, for the Wickedness of them that dwell therein.


He turneth the Wilderness into a ftanding Water, and dry Ground into Water Springs.

And there he maketh the Hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a City for Habitation.

He poureth Contempt upon Princes, and caufeth them to wander in the Wilderness, where there is no Way.

Yet fetteth he the Poor on high from Affliction, and maketh him Families like a Flock.

The Righteous fhall see it, and rejoice; and all Iniquity fhall ftop her Mouth.

Whofo is wife, and will obferve thefe Things, even they fhall understand the loving Kindness of the Lord.


God, my Heart is fixed, I will fing and give Praise,

even my

Awake Pfaltery and Harp: I my felf will awake early. 1 will praife thee, O Lord, among the People; and 1 will fing Praifes unto thee among the Nations.

For thy Mercy is great above the Heavens; and thy Truth reacheth unto the Clouds.

Be thou exalted, O God, above the Heavens; and thy Glory above all the Earth;

That thy Beloved may be delivered: Save with thy right Hand, and answer me.

Praife ye the Lord. I will praife the Lord with my whole Heart, in the Affembly of the Upright, and in the Congregation,

The Works of the Lord are great, fought out of all them that have Pleasure therein.

His Work is honourable and glorious, and his Righteoufnefs endureth for ever.

He hath made his wonderful Works to be remembred ; the Lord is gracious, and full of Compaffion.

He hath given Meat unto them that fear him; he will ever be mindful of his Covenant.

He hath fhewed his People the Power of his Works, that he may give them the Heritage of the Heathen.

f Pf. cvIII. 1, to 6.

* Pf. cxI. 1, to 10.



The Works of his Hands are Verity and Judgment; all his Commandments are fure.

They ftand faft for ever and ever, and are done in Truth and Uprightness.

He fent Redemption unto his People, he hath commanded his Covenant for ever; holy and reverend is his Name. The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wifdom ; good Understanding have all they that do his Commandments; his Praise endureth for ever.






RAISE " ye the I.ord. Bleffed is the Man that feareth the Lord, that delighteth greatly in his Command


His Seed fhall be mighty upon Earth; the Generation of the Upright fhall be bleffed.

Wealth and Riches fhall be in his House, and his Righteoufnefs endureth for ever.

Unto the Upright there arifeth Light in the Darkness; he is gracious, and full of Compaffion, and Righteous. Surely he fhall not be moved for ever; the Righteous fhall be in everlafting Remembrance.

He fhall not be afraid of evil Tidings; his Heart is fixed, trufting in the Lord.

His Heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he fee his Defire upon his Enemies.

Praife ye the Lord. Praife, O ye Servants of the Lord, praife the Name of the Lord.

Bleffed be the Name of the Lord, from this time forth, and for evermore.

From the Rifing of the Sun, unto the Going down of the fame, the Lord's Name is to be praised.

The Lord is high above all Nations, and his Glory above the Heavens.

Who is like unto the Lord our God, who dwelleth on high?

Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in Heaven, and in the Earth.

Pfalm cxII. 1, to 4, 6, 7, 8. Pfalm CXIII. 1, to 8.


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