39:1 To the chief Musician, even to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David: I said,
I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue. I will keep
my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.
39:5 Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age
is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether
39:6 Surely every man walketh in a vain shew. Surely they are disquieted
in vain. He heapeth up riches and knoweth not who shall gather them.
39:11 When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity thou makest
his beauty to consume away like a moth. Surely every man is vanity. Selah.
40:1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David: I waited patiently for
the LORD; and he inclined unto me and heard my cry.
40:2,3 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry
clay and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. And he hath
put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God. Many shall see it
and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
40:6 Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou
opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required.
40:7 Then said I, Lo, I come. In the volume of the book it is written
40:8 I delight to do thy will, O my God. Yea, thy law is within my
40:10 I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared
thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy loving kindness
and thy truth from the great congregation.
40:12 For innumerable evils have compassed me about. Mine iniquities
have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more
than the hairs of mine head. Therefore my heart faileth me.
41:6 And if he come to see me, he speaketh vanity. His heart gathereth
iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad, he tells it.
41:9 Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat
of my bread, has lifted up his heel against me.
42:1,2 To the chief Musician, Maschil.('maschil'
is a song or poem of contemplation),
for the sons of Korah: As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth
my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God
when I come and appear before God?
42:3 My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually
say unto me, Where is thy God?
42:4-10 When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for
I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with
the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday. Why art
thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou
in God; for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance. O my
God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from
the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. Deep calleth
unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows
are gone over me. Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime,
and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God
of my life. I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why
go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy? As with a sword in
my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where
is thy God?
42:11 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? And why art thou disquieted
within me? Hope thou in God. For I shall yet praise him, who is the health
of my countenance, and my God.
44:21 Shall not God search this out? For he knoweth the secrets of
45:1 To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, for the sons of Korah,
is a song or poem of contemplation),
A Song of loves: My heart is inditing a good matter. I speak of the things
which I have made touching the king. My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
45:7 Thou lovest righteousness, and hate wickedness. Therefore God,
thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
46:1-3 To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth.(young
women): God is our refuge and strength, a very present help
in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and
though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters
thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling
46:4 There is a river, the streams whereof make glad the city of God,
the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.
46:5 God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved. God shall
help her, and that right early.
46:6 The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved. He uttered his voice,
the earth melted.
46:7 The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.
46:8 Come, behold the works of the LORD, what desolations he hath made
in the earth.
46:9 He makes wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh
the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the
46:10,11 Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among
the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. The LORD of hosts is with
us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.
49:10 For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish
person perish, and leave their wealth to others.
49:17 For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall
not descend after him.
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