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XI.

As the stag panteth for the water-brooks,
So pant our souls for thee, O God!
Our heart thirsteth for thee, the living God :
When shall we come to the presence of God ?
When I think of thee, I pour out my heart to thee,
And we ours, with the voice of joy and praise.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul ?
Why art thou uneasy within us ?
Hope ye in God:
We shall yet see the light of his countenance.
The Lord will show his loving-kindness in the

daytime;
In the night, his song shall be in our mouth.
Oh! send out thy light and thy truth;
Let them lead us to thy holy hill.
God is our refuge and strength,
A very present help in trouble.
We will not fear, though the earth be shaken,
Though the mountains be carried into the sea,
Though the waters of the sea roar,
Though the mountains tremble with their rage.
God is with us :
We shall not be moved.
God will help us,
And that quickly.
The mighty God is with us ;
The ancient God is our safety.
Be still, and you shall feel the presence of God.
The mighty God is with us; the ancient God is

our safety.

XII.

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Praise waiteth for thee, O God!
Unto thee shall the vow be paid.
O Thou that hearest prayer !
All people shall come to thee.
Blessed are they whom thou choosest :
They shall be satisfied with thy goodness.
Thou art the confidence of all the ends of the

earth,
And of them that are far off on the sea.
Thy strength setteth fast the mountains:
They are girded with thy power.
Thou stillest the noise of the seas;
Thou stillest the noise of the people.
They that dwell in the desert have tokens of

thee:
Thou makest the morning and the evening sing.
Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it;
Thou preparest corn in its season;
Thou waterest the hills;
Thou waterest the valleys;
Thou makest the ground soft with showers ;
Thou blessest the tender shoot;
Thou crownest the year with thy goodness;
Thy footsteps are followed by plenty.
The rain falls on the green spots in the desert;
The little hills re-echo with joyfulness;
The pastures are covered with flocks;
The valleys are covered with corn ;
They shout for gladness,
They sing for joy.

XIII.

Oh! give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good:
For his mercy endureth forever.
Oh! give thanks unto the God of gods;
For his mercy endureth forever.
Oh! give thanks unto the Lord of lords;
For his mercy endureth forever.
To him who alone doeth great wonders;
For his mercy endureth forever.
To him that by great wisdom made the heavens;
For his mercy endureth forever.
To him that stretched out the earth above the

waters;
For his mercy endureth forever.
To him that made great lights;
For his mercy endureth forever.
The sun to rule by day;
For his mercy endureth forever.
The moon and stars to rule by night;
For his mercy endureth forever.
To him that gave to us our freedom;
For his mercy endureth forever.
To him who hath carried us through the Red Sea;
For his mercy endureth forever.
To him who gave us our land for a heritage;
For his mercy endureth forever.
To him who remembered us in our weakness;
For his mercy endureth forever.
And hath redeemed us from our enemies;
For his mercy endureth forever.

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Who giveth food to all creatures ;
For his mercy endureth forever.
Oh! give thanks unto the God of heaven;
For his mercy endureth forever.

XIV.

distress :

Oh! give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good :
For his mercy endureth forever.
Let the elders say,
His

mercy endureth forever.
Let all the children say,
His mercy endureth forever.
Let them that trust in the Lord say,
His
mercy

endareth forever. I called on the Lord in

my
The Lord answered me, and raised me up.
The Lord is on my side:
I will not fear what man can do unto me.
The Lord taketh my part:
Therefore I will not fear them that hate me.
It is better to trust in the Lord
Than to put confidence in men;
It is better to trust in the Lord
Than to put confidence in princes.
The Lord is my strength and song;
He is become my safety.
The right hand of the Lord is lifted;
The right hand of the Lord is mighty.
The Lord doth try me sorely;
But he does not destroy.

Open the gates of goodness,
And I will thankfully go in.
I will praise thee; for thou hast heard me,
And hast become my safety.
God is the Lord, who hath showed us light.
I will not bring to the Lord that which hath cost

me nothing.
Thou art my God, and I will praise thee:
Thou art my God; I will exalt thee.
Oh! give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good :
For his mercy endureth forever.

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