Psalms

Psalm 36 ©

1The falsehood and mischievous devices of the wicked: 5the excellency of the divine mercy, righteousness, truth, and lovingkindness. 10David prayeth God to continue his favour to the good, and to baffle the designs of the wicked.

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To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David athe servant of the LORD.

a Ps. 18, title.
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THE transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, bthat there is no fear of God before his eyes.

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For che flattereth himself in his own eyes, 1until his iniquity be found to be hateful.

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The dwords of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he ehath left off to be wise, and to do good.

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He fdeviseth 2mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself gin a way that is not good; hhe abhorreth not evil.

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Thy imercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.

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Thy jrighteousness is like 3the great mountains; thy kjudgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou lpreservest man and beast.

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How 4excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men mput their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

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They nshall be abundantly 5satisfied with the fatness of othy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.

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For pwith thee is the fountain of life: qin thy light shall we see light.

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O 6continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.

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Let rnot the foot of pride come against me, and slet not the hand of the wicked remove me.

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There are tthe workers of iniquity fallen: they are cast down, and shall not be able to rise.