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Psalms Chapter 27
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CHAP. XXVII.

1 Dauid sustaineth his faith, by the power of God, 4 By his loue to the seruice of God, 9 By prayer.


His request.

1 [A Psalme of Dauid.] The Lord is my light, and my saluation, whome shal I feare? the Lord is the strength of my life, of whō shall I be afraid?1

2 When the wicked, euen mine enemies and my foes came vpon me to eat vp my flesh, they stumbled and fell.2

3 Though an host should encampe against me, my heart shall not feare: though warre should rise against me, in this will I be confident.3

4 One thing haue I desired of the Lord, that will I seeke after: that I may dwel in the house of the Lord, all the dayes of my life, to behold the beautie of the Lord, and to inquire in his temple.4

5 For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pauilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me, hee shall set me vp vpon a rocke.

6 And now shall mine head be lifted vp aboue mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of ioy, I will sing, yea, I will sing praises vnto the Lord.6

7 Heare, O Lord, when I crie with my voice: haue mercie also vpon mee, and answere me.

8 When thou saidst, Seeke ye my face, my heart said vnto thee, Thy face, Lord, will I seeke.8

9 Hide not thy face farre frō me, put not thy seruant away in anger: thou hast bin my helpe, leaue me not, neither forsake me, O God of my saluation.

10 When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me vp.10

11 Teach me thy way, O Lord, and leade me in a plaine path, because of mine enemies.11

12 Deliuer me not ouer vnto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen vp against me, and such as breath out crueltie.

13 I had fainted, vnlesse I had beleeued to see the goodnesse of the Lord in the land of the liuing.

14 Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.14

 



Psalms Chapter 27 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):

1 Psal.118. 6. mica.7.8.
2 Heb. approached against me.
3 Psal3.6.
4 Or, the delight.
6 Heb. of shouting.
8 Or, my heart seek vnto thee, let my face seeke thy face &c.
10 Heb. will gather me.
11 Psal.25.4 and 86.11 and 119. , Heb. a way of plainnesse. , Heb. those which obserue me.
14 Psa.31.35 isa.25.9. hab.2.3.


* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania


 


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