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the LORD raisoth them that are bowed down: the Lord loveth the righteous.

9 'The Lord preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

10 The Lord shall reign for ever, even ihy God, o Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

PSALM.

The Psalmist exhorleth all to praise God.

Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the Lord froin the heavens: praise him in the heights.

2 Praise ye bim, 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 heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heaveos.

5 Let them praise the name of the Lord: for he commanded, and they were created.

6 He hath also established them for ever and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass.

7 Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps;

8 Fire and bail ; snow and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:

9 Mountains and all hills ;. fruitful trees, and all cedars :

10 Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl :

11 Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth :

12 Both young men and maidens; old men and children:

13 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent ; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

14 He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the LORD

PSALM.

God to be praised on every Instrument.

Praise ye the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary : praise him in the firmament of his power.

2 Praise bim 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 with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.

5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals ; praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.

6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.

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My son, hear the instruction of thy father."

EXTRACTS

FROM THE

PROVERBS OF SOLOMON.

CHAPTER I.

The Proverbs of Solomon, the son of David, King of Israel;

To know wisdom and instruction, to perceive the words of understanding ;

To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment and equity;

To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.

A wise man will hear, and will increase learniog: and a man of understanding shall atlain unto wise counsels:

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