32:17. Vain is the horse for safety: neither shall he be saved by the abundance of his strength.
32:18. Behold the eyes of the Lord are on them that fear him: and on them that hope in his mercy.
32:19. To deliver their souls from death; and feed them in famine.
32:20. Our soul waiteth for the Lord: for he is our helper and protector.
32:21. For in him our heart shall rejoice: and in his holy name we have trusted.
32:22. Let thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us, as we have hooped in thee.
Psalms Chapter 33
An exhortation to the praise, and service of God.
33:1. For David, when he changed his countenance before Achimelech, who dismissed him, and he went his way. [1 Kings 21.]
33:2. I will belss the Lord at all times, his praise shall be always in my mouth.
33:3. In the Lord shall my soul be praised: let the meek hear and rejoice.
33:4. O magnify the Lord with me; and let us extol his name together.
33:5. I sought the Lord, and he heard me; and he delivered me from all my troubles.
33:6. Come ye to him and be enlightened: and your faces shall not be confounded.
33:7. This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him: and saved him out of all his troubles.
33:8. The angel of the Lord shall encamp round about them that fear him: and shall deliver them.
33:9. O taste, and see that the Lord is sweet: blessed is the man that hopeth in him.
33:10. Fear the Lord, all ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.
33:11. The rich have wanted, and have suffered hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not be deprived of any good.
33:12. Come, children, hearken to me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
33:13. Who is the man that desireth life: who liveth to see good days?
33:14. Keep thy tongue form evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
33:15. Tkurn away from evil and do good: seek after peace and pursue it.
33:16. The eyes of the Lord are upon the just: and his ears unto their prayers.
33:17. But the countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil things: to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
33:18. The just cried, and the Lord heard them: and delivered them out of all their troubles.
33:19. The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a contrite heart: and he will save the humble of spirit.
33:20. Many are the afflictions of the just; but out of them all will the Lord deliver them.
33:21. The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a contrite heart: and he will save the humble of spirit.
33:22. The death of the wicked is very evil: and they that hate the just shall be guilty.
33:23. The Lord will redeem the souls of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall offend.
Psalms Chapter 34
Judica, Domine, nocentes me.
David, in the person of Christ, prayeth against his persecutors: prophetecally foreshewing the punishments that shall fall upon them.
34:1. For David himself. Judge thou, O Lord, them that wrong me: overthrow them that fight against me.
34:2. Take hold of arms and shield: and rise up to help me.
34:3. Bring out the sword, and shut up the way against them that persecute me: say to my soul: I am thy salvation.
34:4. Let them be confounded and ashamed that seek after my soul. Let them be turned back and be confounded that devise evil against me.
34:5. Let them become as dust before the wind: and let the angel of the Lord straiten them.
34:6. Let their way become dark and slippery; and let the angel of the Lord pursue them.
34:7. For without cause they have hidden their net for me unto destruction: without cause they have upbraided my soul.
34:8. Let the snae which he knoweth not come upon him: and let the net which he hath hidden catch him: and into that very snare let them fall.
34:9. But my soul shall rejoice in the Lord; and shall be delighted in his salvation.
34:10. All my bones shall say: Lord, who is like to thee? Who deliverest the poor from the hand of them that are stronger than he; the needy and the poor from them that strip him.
34:11. Unjust witnesses rising up have asked me things I knew not.
34:12. They repaid me evil for good: to the depriving me of my soul.
34:13. But as for me, when they were troublesome to me, I was clothed with haircloth. I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer shall be turned into my bosom.
34:14. As a neighbour and as an own brother, so did I please: as one mourning and sorrowful so was I humbled.
34:15. But they rejoiced against me, and came together: scourges were gathered together upon me, and I knew not.