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Psalm 62

Nonne Deo?

  1. MY SOUL truly waiteth still upon God: for of him cometh my salvation.
  2. He verily is my strength and my salvation: he is my defence, so that I shall not greatly fall.
  3. How long will ye imagine mischief against every man: ye shall be slain all the sort of you; yea, as a tottering wall shall ye be, and like a broken hedge.
  4. Their device is only how to put him out whom God will exalt: their delight is in lies; they give good words with their mouth, but curse with their heart.
  5. Nevertheless, my soul, wait thou still upon God: for my hope is in him.
  6. He truly is my strength and my salvation: he is my defence, so that I shall not fall.
  7. In God is my health, and my glory: the rock of my might, and in God is my trust.
  8. O put your trust in him alway, ye people: pour out your hearts before him, for God is our hope.
  9. As for the children of men, they are but vanity: the children of men are deceitful upon the weights, they are altogether lighter than vanity itself.
  10. O trust not in wrong and robbery, give not yourselves unto vanity: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
  11. God spake once, and twice I have also heard the same: that power belongeth unto God;
  12. And that thou, Lord, art merciful: for thou rewardest every man according to his work.

Psalm 63

Deus, Deus meus

  1. O GOD, thou art my God: early will I seek thee.
  2. My soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh also longeth after thee: in a barren and dry land where no water is.
  3. Thus have I looked for thee in holiness: that I might behold thy power and glory.
  4. For thy loving-kindness is better than the life itself: my lips shall praise thee.
  5. As long as I live will I magnify thee on this manner: and lift up my hands in thy Name.
  6. My soul shall be satisfied, even as it were with marrow and fatness: when my mouth praiseth thee with joyful lips.
  7. Have I not remembered thee in my bed: and thought upon thee when I was waking?
  8. Because thou hast been my helper: therefore under the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
  9. My soul hangeth upon thee: thy right hand hath upholden me.
  10. These also that seek the hurt of my soul: they shall go under the earth.
  11. Let them fall upon the edge of the sword: that they may be a portion for foxes.
  12. But the King shall rejoice in God; all they also that swear by him shall be commended: for the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.

Psalm 64

Exaudi, Deus

  1. HEAR my voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy.
  2. Hide me from the gathering together of the froward: and from the insurrection of wicked doers;
  3. Who have whet their tongue like a sword: and shoot out their arrows, even bitter words;
  4. That they may privily shoot at him that is perfect: suddenly do they hit him, and fear not.
  5. They encourage themselves in mischief: and commune among themselves how they may lay snares, and say that no man shall see them.
  6. They imagine wickedness, and practise it: that they keep secret among themselves, every man in the deep of his heart.
  7. But God shall suddenly shoot at them with a swift arrow: that they shall be wounded.
  8. Yea, their own tongues shall make them fall: insomuch that whoso seeth them shall laugh them to scorn.
  9. And all men that see it shall say, This hath God done: for they shall perceive that it is his work.
  10. The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord, and put his trust in him: and all they that are true of heart shall be glad.