Psalms 111 -120

Psalm One Hundred and Eleven

1: 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 LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
 
3: His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever.
 
4: He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.
 
5: He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
 
6: He hath shewed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen.
 
7: :The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.
 
8: They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.
 
9: He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.
 
10: The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

Psalm One Hundred and Twelve

1: 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 ever.
 
4: Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
 
5: A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
 
6: Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
 
7: :He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.
 
8: His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.
 
9: He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.
 
10: The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirteen

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 LORD’s name is to be praised.
 
4: The LORD is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens.
 
5: Who is like unto the LORD our God, who dwelleth on high,
 
6: Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth!
 
7: :He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;
 
8: That he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his people.
 
9: He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Fourteen

1: 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 little hills like lambs.
 
5: What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back?
 
6: Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams; and ye little hills, like lambs?
 
7: :Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob;
 
8: Which turned the rock into a standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.

Psalm One Hundred and Fifteen

1: 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: Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men’s hands.
 
5: They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not:
 
6: They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not:
 
7: :They have hands, but they handle not: feet have they, but they walk not: neither speak they through their throat.
 
8: They that make them are like unto them; so is every one that trusteth in them.
 
9: O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
 
10: O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
 
11: Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
 
12: The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron.
 
13: He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great.
 
14: The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.
 
15: Ye are blessed of the LORD which made heaven and earth.
 
16: The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD’s: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.
 
17: The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.
 
18: But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and for evermore. Praise the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Sixteen

1: 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 me: I found trouble and sorrow.
 
4: Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.
 
5: Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.
 
6: The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.
 
7: :Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.
 
8: For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
 
9: I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
 
10: I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:
 
11: I said in my haste, All men are liars.
 
12: What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me?
 
13: I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD.
 
14: I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people.
 
15: Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.
 
16: O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.
 
17: I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD.
 
18: I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people,
 
19: In the courts of the LORD’s house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Seventeen

1: 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 LORD endureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Eighteen

1: 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 say, that his mercy endureth for ever.
 
5: I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.
 
6: The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?
 
7: :The LORD taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.
 
8: It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.
 
9: It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes.
 
10: All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them.
 
11: They compassed me about; yea, they compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.
 
12: They compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.
 
13: Thou hast thrust sore at me that I might fall: but the LORD helped me.
 
14: The LORD is my strength and song, and is become my salvation.
 
15: The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.
 
16: The right hand of the LORD is exalted: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.
 
17: I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.
 
18: The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death.
 
19: Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will go into them, and I will praise the LORD:
 
20: This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter.
 
21: I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.
 
22: The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.
 
23: This is the LORD’s doing; it is marvellous in our eyes.
 
24: This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
 
25: Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.
 
26: Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.
 
27: God is the LORD, which hath shewed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.
 
28: Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee.
 
29: O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Psalm One Hundred and Nineteen

1: 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 to keep thy precepts diligently.
 
5: O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!
 
6: Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.
 
7: I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.
 
8: I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.
 
9: Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.
 
10: With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.
 
11: Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
 
12: Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.
 
13: With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.
 
14: I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.
 
15: I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.
 
16: I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.
 
17: Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.
 
18: Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.
 
19: I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.
 
20: My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.
 
21: Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.
 
22: Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.
 
23: Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.
 
24: Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.
 
25: My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.
 
26: I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes.
 
27: Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.
 
28: My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.
 
29: Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.
 
30: I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.
 
31: I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame.
 
32: I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.
 
33: Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.
 
34: Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.
 
35: Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.
 
36: Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
 
37: Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.
 
38: Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.
 
39: Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good.
 
40: Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.
 
41: Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word.
 
42: So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.
 
43: And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.
 
44: So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever.
 
45: And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.
 
46: I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.
 
47: And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.
 
48: My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.
 
49: Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.
 
50: This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.
 
51: The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law.
 
52: I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself.
 
53: Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.
 
54: Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.
 
55: I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.
 
56: This I had, because I kept thy precepts.
 
57: Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.
 
58: I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.
 
59: I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.
 
60: I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.
 
61: The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.
 
62: At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments.
 
63: I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.
 
64: The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes.
 
65: Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word.
 
66: Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.
 
67: Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.
 
68: Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.
 
69: The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.
 
70: Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.
 
71: It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
 
72: The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.
 
73: Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
 
74: They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.
 
75: I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.
 
76: Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.
 
77: Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.
 
78: Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.
 
79: Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.
 
80: Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.
 
81: My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.
 
82: Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?
 
83: For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.
 
84: How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?
 
85: The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law.
 
86: All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.
 
87: They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts.
 
88: Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.
 
89: For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.
 
90: Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.
 
91: They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants.
 
92: Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.
 
93: I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me.
 
94: I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts.
 
95: The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.
 
96: I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.
 
97: O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.
 
98: Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me.
 
99: I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.
 
100: I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.
 
101: I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.
 
102: I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.
 
103: How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
 
104: Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.
 
105: Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
 
106: I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.
 
107: I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O LORD, according unto thy word.
 
108: Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.
 
109: My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law.
 
110: The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts.
 
111: Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.
 
112: I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes always, even unto the end.
 
113: I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.
 
114: Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
 
115: Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.
 
116: Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
 
117: Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.
 
118: Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood.
 
119: Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies.
 
120: My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.
 
121: I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors.
 
122: Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.
 
123: Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.
 
124: Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes.
 
125: I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.
 
126: It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law.
 
127: Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
 
128: Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.
 
129: Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.
 
130: The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.
 
131: I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.
 
132: Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name.
 
133: Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.
 
134: Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts.
 
135: Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes.
 
136: Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.
 
137: Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.
 
138: Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.
 
139: My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.
 
140: Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.
 
141: I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts.
 
142: Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.
 
143: Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.
 
144: The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.
 
145: I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes.
 
146: I cried unto thee; save me, and I shall keep thy testimonies.
 
147: I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word.
 
148: Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.
 
149: Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: O LORD, quicken me according to thy judgment.
 
150: They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law.
 
151: Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth.
 
152: Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.
 
153: Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law.
 
154: Plead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to thy word.
 
155: Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes.
 
156: Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD: quicken me according to thy judgments.
 
157: Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.
 
158: I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.
 
159: Consider how I love thy precepts: quicken me, O LORD, according to thy lovingkindness.
 
160: Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.
 
161: Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.
 
162: I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.
 
163: I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.
 
164: Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.
 
165: Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
 
166: LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.
 
167: My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.
 
168: I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.
 
169: Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.
 
170: Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word.
 
171: My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.
 
172: My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness.
 
173: Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.
 
174: I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight.
 
175: Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me.
 
176: I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty

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: Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.
 
5: Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!
 
6: My soul hath long dwelt with him that hateth peace.
 
7: :I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

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