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Psalm 32

Beati, quorum

  1. BLESSED is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven: and whose sin is covered.
  2. Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth no sin: and in whose spirit there is no guile.
  3. For while I held my tongue: my bones consumed away through my daily complaining.
  4. For thy hand is heavy upon me day and night: and my moisture is like the drought in summer.
  5. I will acknowledge my sin unto thee: and mine unrighteousness have I not hid.
  6. I said, I will confess my sins unto the Lord: and so thou forgavest the wickedness of my sin.
  7. For this shall every one that is godly make his prayer unto thee, in a time when thou mayest be found: but in the great water-floods they shall not come nigh him.
  8. Thou art a place to hide me in, thou shalt preserve me from trouble: thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance.
  9. I will inform thee, and teach thee in the way wherein thou shalt go: and I will guide thee with mine eye.
  10. Be ye not like to horse and mule, which have no understanding: whose mouths must be held with bit and bridle, lest they fall upon thee.
  11. Great plagues remain for the ungodly: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord, mercy embraceth him on every side.
  12. Be glad, O ye righteous, and rejoice in the Lord: and be joyful, all ye that are true of heart.

Psalm 33

Exultate, justi

  1. REJOICE in the Lord, O ye righteous: for it becometh well the just to be thankful.
  2. Praise the Lord with harp: sing praises unto him with the lute, and instrument of ten strings.
  3. Sing unto the Lord a new song: sing praises lustily unto him with a good courage.
  4. For the word of the Lord is true: and all his works are faithful.
  5. He loveth righteousness and judgement: the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.
  6. By the word of the Lord were the heavens made: and all the hosts of them by the breath of his mouth.
  7. He gathereth the waters of the sea together, as it were upon an heap: and layeth up the deep, as in a treasure-house.
  8. Let all the earth fear the Lord: stand in awe of him, all ye that dwell in the world.
  9. For he spake, and it was done: he commanded, and it stood fast.
  10. The Lord bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: and maketh the devices of the people to be of none effect, and casteth out the counsels of princes.
  11. The counsel of the Lord shall endure for ever: and the thoughts of his heart from generation to generation.
  12. Blessed are the people, whose God is the Lord Jehovah: and blessed are the folk, that he hath chosen to him to be his inheritance.
  13. The Lord looked down from heaven, and beheld all the children of men: from the habitation of his dwelling he considereth all them that dwell on the earth.
  14. He fashioneth all the hearts of them: and understandeth all their works.
  15. There is no king that can be saved by the multitude of an host: neither is any mighty man delivered by much strength.
  16. A horse is counted but a vain thing to save a man: neither shall he deliver any man by his great strength.
  17. Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear him: and upon them that put their trust in his mercy;
  18. To deliver their soul from death: and to feed them in the time of dearth.
  19. Our soul hath patiently tarried for the Lord: for he is our help and our shield.
  20. For our heart shall rejoice in him: because we have hoped in his holy Name.
  21. Let thy merciful kindness, O Lord, be upon us: like as we do put our trust in thee.

Psalm 34

Benedicam Domino

  1. I WILL alway give thanks unto the Lord: his praise shall ever be in my mouth.
  2. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
  3. O praise the Lord with me: and let us magnify his Name together.
  4. I sought the Lord, and he heard me: yea, he delivered me out of all my fear.
  5. They had an eye unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.
  6. Lo, the poor crieth, and the Lord heareth him: yea, and saveth him out of all his troubles.
  7. The angel of the Lord tarrieth round about them that fear him: and delivereth them.
  8. O taste, and see, how gracious the Lord is: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
  9. O fear the Lord, ye that are his saints: for they that fear him lack nothing.
  10. The lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they who seek the Lord shall want no manner of thing that is good.
  11. Come, ye children, and hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
  12. What man is he that lusteth to live: and would fain see good days?
  13. Keep thy tongue from evil: and thy lips, that they speak no guile.
  14. Eschew evil, and do good: seek peace, and ensue it.
  15. The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous: and his ears are open unto their prayers.
  16. The countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil: to root out the remembrance of them from the earth.
  17. The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth them: and delivereth them out of all their troubles.
  18. The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a contrite heart: and will save such as be of an humble spirit.
  19. Great are the troubles of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of all.
  20. He keepeth all his bones: so that not one of them is broken.
  21. But misfortune shall slay the ungodly: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.
  22. The Lord delivereth the souls of his servants: and all they that put their trust in him shall not be destitute.