Psalms

Psalm 61 ©

1David encouraged by former experience fleeth to God in prayer: 4he voweth perpetual service unto him because of past, and in prospect of future, mercies.

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To the chief Musician upon aNeginah, A Psalm of David.

a Ps. 4, title. Job 30.9.
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HEAR bmy cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

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From cthe end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when dmy heart is overwhelmed: lead me to ethe rock that is higher than I.

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For fthou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.

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I gwill abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will 1trust in the *covert of thy wings. Selah.

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For thou, O God, hhast heard my vows: thou hast given me ithe heritage of those that fear thy name.

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2Thou wilt prolong jthe king's life: and his years 3as many generations.

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He shall abide kbefore God for ever: O lprepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him.

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So mwill I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily nperform my vows.