Psalms

Praise the Lord1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power.2 Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.4 Praise him...

Let All the Saints Praise the Lord1 Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.3 Let them praise his name in...

Let All Creation Praise the Lord1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights.2 Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.4 Praise him, ye...

Worship and Trust the Lord1 Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.2 The LORD doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.3 He healeth the broken in heart, and bind­eth up their...

Trust in God Alone1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.2 While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is...

David Praises God for His Fame David’s Psalm of praise.1 I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.2 Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.3 Great is the LORD, and greatly...

David Promises to Praise God A Psalm of David.1 Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight:2 My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under...

David Prays for Favor in Judgment A Psalm of David.1 Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.2 And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.3 For the enemy...

David’s Comfort in Prayer Maschil of David; A Prayer when he was in the cave.1 I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication.2 I poured out my complaint before him; I shewed before him my trouble.3 When my spirit...

David Prays That His Plea May Be Acceptable A Psalm of David.1 LORD, I cry unto thee: make haste unto me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee.2 Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the...

David Prays for Deliverance from Evil Men To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.1 Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;2 Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent;...

David Praises God for His All-Seeing Providence To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.1 O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me.2 Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off.3 Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all...

David Praises God for Answered Prayer A Psalm of David.1 I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.2 I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy loving-kindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy...

The Bitterness of Exile1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.2 We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.3 For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required...

God’s Mercy Endures Forever1 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.2 O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.3 O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.4 To him...

A Hymn of Praise1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the name of the LORD; praise him, O ye servants of the LORD.2 Ye that stand in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God,3 Praise the LORD; for the LORDis good: sing praises...

An Exhortation to Bless God A Song of degrees.1 Behold, bless ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD.2 Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the LORD.3 The LORD that made heaven and earth bless thee...

Benefits from the Harmony of Believers A Song of degrees of David.1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!2 It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard: that went down to the...

Praise for the Ark’s Return to Jerusalem A Song of degrees.1 LORD, remember David, and all his afflictions:2 How he sware unto the LORD, and vowed unto the mighty God of Jacob;3 Surely I will not come into the tabernacle of my house, nor go up into my bed;4 I...

David Professes Humility A Song of degrees of David.1 LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.2 Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother:...

God Offers Forgiveness A Song of degrees.1 Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD.2 Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.3 If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?4 But there is forgiveness with thee,...

Praise God for Deliverance from Affliction A Song of degrees.1 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say:2 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me.3 The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long...

Blessings for Those Who Fear God A Song of degrees.1 Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.2 For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.3 Thy wife shall be as a fruitful...

The Virtue of God’s Blessing A Song of degrees for Solomon.1 Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to...

The Lord Has Done Great Things A Song of degrees.1 When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for...

The Safety of Those Who Trust God A Song of degrees.1 They that trust in the LORDshall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.2 As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORDis round about his people from henceforth even for ever.3 For the...

God Delivers Those Who Trust Him A Song of degrees of David.1 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say;2 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us:3 Then they had swallowed...

The Godly Profess Their Confidence in God A Song of degrees.1 Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.2 Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her...

David Prays for Peace in Jerusalem A Song of degrees of David.1 I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.2 Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.3 Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together:4 Whither the...

The Lord Will Preserve You from Evil A Song of degrees.1 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.2 My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will...

A Prayer When in Distress A Song of degrees.1 In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.2 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.3 What shall be given unto thee? or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue?4...

Praise for God’s Wonderful Word ALEPH1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.4 Thou hast commanded us...

God’s Love Is Eternal1 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.4 Let them now that fear the LORD...

An Exhortation for All Nations to Praise the Lord1 O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.2 For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the LORDendureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD.

Gracious Is the Lord1 I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon...

God Is Truly Glorious1 Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth’s sake.2 Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is now their God?3 But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.4...

Praise to God Who Delivered Israel out of Egypt1 When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language;2 Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.3 The sea saw it, and fled: Jordan was driven back.4 The mountains skipped like rams, and the...

Who Is like the Lord?1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise, O ye servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD.2 Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and for evermore.3 From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the...

The Blessings of Godliness1 Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.3 Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for...

The Works of the Lord Are Great1 Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.2 The works of the LORDare great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.3 His work is honourable and...

David Prophesies of the Coming Messiah A Psalm of David.1 The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.2 The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.3 Thy...

David Prays against Slanderous Enemies To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.1 Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;2 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.3 They compassed me...

David Praises God’s Faithfulness A Song or Psalm of David.1 O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory.2 Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early.3 I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: and I will sing praises unto...

A Celebration of the Return from Exile1 O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.2 Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;3 And gathered them out of the lands, from the...

Israel Repents and Praises God1 Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.2 Who can utter the mighty acts of the LORD? who can shew forth all his praise?3 Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that...

David Recalls God’s Miracles for Israel1 O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people.2 Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk ye of all his wondrous works.3 Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that...

A Meditation upon God’s Mighty Creative Power1 Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honour and majesty.2 Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:3 Who layeth the beams of...

The Lord Is Great in Zion1 The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved.2 The LORDis great in Zion; and he is high above all the people.3 Let them praise thy great and terrible name; for it is holy.4 The king’s...

An Invitation to Praise God1 O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.3 For the LORDis a great God, and a...

The Lord Will Avenge His People1 O LORD God, to whom vengeance belong­eth; O God, to whom vengeance belong­eth, shew thyself.2 Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.3 LORD, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph?4 How long shall...