1 I will always give thanks unto the Lord: his

praise shall be in my mouth continually.

2 My soul shall glory in the Lord: the humble

shall hear it and be glad.

3 Praise ye 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 shall look unto him, and run to him: and

their faces shall not be ashamed, saying,

6 This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him,

and saved him out of all his troubles.

7 The Angel of the Lord pitched round about

them, that fear him, and delivereth them.

8 Taste ye and see, how gracious the Lord is:

blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

9 Fear the Lord ye his Saints: for nothing wanteth

to them that fear him.

10 The lions do lack and suffer hunger, but they

which seek the Lord, shall want nothing that is


11 Come children, hearken unto me: I will teach

you the fear of the Lord.

12 What man is he that desireth life, and loveth

long days for to see good?

13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips, that

they speak no guile.

14 Eschew evil and do good: seek peace and follow

after it.

15 The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous,

and his ears are open unto their cry.

16 But the face of the Lord is against them that do

evil, to cut off their remembrance from the earth.

17 The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth them,

and delivereth them out of all their troubles.

18 The Lord is near unto them that are of a contrite

heart, and will save such as be afflicted in spirit.

19 Great are the troubles of the righteous: but the

Lord delivereth him out of them all.

20 He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is


21 But malice shall slay the wicked: and they that

hate the righteous, shall perish.

22 The Lord redeemeth the souls of his servants:

and none that trust in him, shall perish.

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