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Psalm 116

Dilexi, quoniam

  1. I AM well pleased: that the Lord hath heard the voice of my prayer;
  2. That he hath inclined his ear unto me: therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
  3. The snares of death compassed me round about: and the pains of hell gat hold upon me.
  4. I shall find trouble and heaviness, and I will call upon the Name of the Lord: O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.
  5. Gracious is the Lord, and righteous: yea, our God is merciful.
  6. The Lord preserveth the simple: I was in misery, and he helped me.
  7. Turn again then unto thy rest, O my soul: for the Lord hath rewarded thee.
  8. And why? thou hast delivered my soul from death: mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
  9. I will walk before the Lord: in the land of the living.
  10. I believed, and therefore will I speak; but I was sore troubled: I said in my haste, All men are liars.
  11. What reward shall I give unto the Lord: for all the benefits that he hath done unto me?
  12. I will receive the cup of salvation: and call upon the Name of the Lord.
  13. I will pay my vows now in the presence of all his people: right dear in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
  14. Behold, O Lord, how that I am thy servant: I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid; thou hast broken my bonds in sunder.
  15. I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving: and will call upon the Name of the Lord.
  16. I will pay my vows unto the Lord, in the sight of all his people: in the courts of the Lord's house, even in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise the Lord.

Psalm 117

Laudate Dominum

  1. O PRAISE the Lord, all ye heathen: praise him, all ye nations.
  2. For his merciful kindness is ever more and more towards us: and the truth of the Lord endureth for ever. Praise the Lord.

Psalm 118

Confitemini Domino

  1. O GIVE thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious: because his mercy endureth for ever.
  2. Let Israel now confess that he is gracious: and that his mercy endureth for ever.
  3. Let the house of Aaron now confess: that his mercy endureth for ever.
  4. Yea, let them now that fear the Lord confess: that his mercy endureth for ever.
  5. I called upon the Lord in trouble: and the Lord heard me at large.
  6. The Lord is on my side: I will not fear what man doeth unto me.
  7. The Lord taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon mine enemies.
  8. It is better to trust in the Lord: than to put any confidence in man.
  9. It is better to trust in the Lord: than to put any confidence in princes.
  10. All nations compassed me round about: but in the Name of the Lord will I destroy them.
  11. They kept me in on every side, they kept me in, I say, on every side: but in the Name of the Lord will I destroy them.
  12. They came about me like bees, and are extinct even as the fire among the thorns: for in the Name of the Lord I will destroy them.
  13. Thou hast thrust sore at me, that I might fall: but the Lord was my help.
  14. The Lord is my strength, and my song: and is become my salvation.
  15. The voice of joy and health is in the dwellings of the righteous: the right hand of the Lord bringeth mighty things to pass.
  16. The right hand of the Lord hath the pre-eminence: the right hand of the Lord bringeth mighty things to pass.
  17. I shall not die, but live: and declare the works of the Lord.
  18. The Lord hath chastened and corrected me: but he hath not given me over unto death.
  19. Open me the gates of righteousness: that I may go into them, and give thanks unto the Lord.
  20. This is the gate of the Lord: the righteous shall enter into it.
  21. I will thank thee, for thou hast heard me: and art become my salvation.
  22. The same stone which the builders refused: is become the head-stone in the corner.
  23. This is the Lord's doing: and it is marvellous in our eyes.
  24. This is the day which the Lord hath made: we will rejoice and be glad in it.
  25. Help me now, O Lord: O Lord, send us now prosperity.
  26. Blessed be he that cometh in the Name of the Lord: we have wished you good luck , ye that are of the house of the Lord.
  27. God is the Lord who hath shewed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, yea, even unto the horns of the altar.
  28. Thou art my God, and I will thank thee: thou art my God, and I will praise thee.
  29. O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious: and his mercy endureth for ever.