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And in their hearts thy ways.
6 They pass through Baca's thir/ly vale,
That dry and barren ground,
As through a fruitful watry dale
Where springs and show'rs abound.
7 They journey on from strength to strength
With joy and gladsome chear,
Till all before our God at length
In Sion do appear.
8 Lord God of Hosts hear now my prayer,
O Jacob's God give ear,
9 Thou God our shield look on the face
Of thy anointed dear.
Io For one day in thy courts to be
Is better, and more blesl,
Than in the joys of vanity
A thousand days at best.
I in the temple of my God
Had rather keep a door,
Than dwell in tents, and rich abode,
With sin for evermore.
11 For God the Lord both sun and shield
Gives grace and glory bright,
No good from them shall be withheld
Whose ways are just and right.

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I HY land to favor graciously
Thou hast not Lord been slack,
Thou has from hard captivity
Returned Jacob back.
2 Th’iniquity thou didst forgive 5
That wrought thy people woe,
And all their sin, that did thee gricve,
Hasl hid where none shall know.
3 Thine anger all thou hadst remov’d,
And calmly didst return IO
From thy f fierce wrath which we had prov'd -
Far worse than fire to burn.
A God of our saving health and peace,
Turn us, and us restore,
Thine indignation cause to cease I5
Toward us, and chide no more.
; Wilt thou be angry without end,
For ever angry thus,
Wilt thou thy frowning ire extend
From age to age on us? 2O
6 Wilt thou not * turn, and hear our voice,
And
+Heb. The burning heat of thy wrath.

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Whatever thing is good,
Our land shall forth in plenty throw
Her fruits to be our food.
13 Before him Righteousness shall go
His royal harbinger,
Then * will he come, and not be slow,
His footsteps cannot err.

PS A L. LXXXVI.

I HY gracious ear, O Lord, incline,
O hear me I thee pray,
For I am poor,and almost pine
With need, and sad decay.
2 Preserve my soul, for + I have trod
Thy ways, and love the just,
Save thou thy servant, O my God,
Who slill in thee doth trust.
3 Pity me, Lord, for daily thee
I call; 4. O make rejoice
Thy servant's soul, for Lord to thee
I list my soul and voice.
5 For thou art good, thou Lord art prone
To pardon, thou to all
Art full of mercy, thou alone
To them that on thee call.
6 Unto my supplication, Lord,

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