Psalms

Psalm 138 ©

1David praiseth God for the truth of his word: 4he prophesieth that the kings of the earth shall praise God for his respect unto the lowly: 7he professeth his confidence in God.

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A Psalm of David.

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I WILL apraise thee with my whole heart: bbefore the gods will I sing praise unto thee.

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I cwill *worship toward thy holy temple, and dpraise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for ethou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

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In fthe day when I cried thou answeredst me, and gstrengthenedst me with strength in my soul.

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hAll the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O LORD, when they hear the words of thy mouth.

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Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for igreat is the glory of the LORD.

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jThough the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but kthe proud he knoweth afar off.

k Ja. 4.6.
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Though I walk in the midst lof trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.

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The mLORD will perfect that which concerneth me: nthy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: oforsake not pthe works of thine own hands.