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Psalm 138

(from Day 28 Evening Prayer)

Confitebor tibi

  1. I WILL give thanks unto thee, O Lord, with my whole heart: even before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.
  2. I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy Name, because of thy loving-kindness and truth: for thou hast magnified thy Name and thy word above all things.
  3. When I called upon thee, thou heardest me: and enduedst my soul with much strength.
  4. All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O Lord: for they have heard the words of thy mouth.
  5. Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the Lord: that great is the glory of the Lord.
  6. For though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: as for the proud, he beholdeth them afar off.
  7. Though I walk in the midst of trouble, yet shalt thou refresh me: thou shalt stretch forth thy hand upon the furiousness of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.
  8. The lord shall make good his loving-kindness toward me: yea, thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever; despise not then the works of thine own hands.