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Meditation Psalm 45a

For the director of music. To the tune of ‘Lilies’. Of the Sons of Korah. A maskil. A wedding song. My heart is stirred by a noble theme    as I recite my verses for the king;    my tongue is the pen of … Continue reading

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Meditation Psalm 44

For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A maskil. We have heard it with our ears, O God;    our ancestors have told uswhat you did in their days,    in days long ago.With your hand you drove out the nations    and … Continue reading

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Meditation Psalm 42, 43

For the director of music. A maskil of the Sons of Korah. As the deer pants for streams of water,    so my soul pants for you, my God.My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.    When can I go and meet … Continue reading

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Meditation Psalm 41

For the director of music. A psalm of David. Blessed are those who have regard for the weak;    the Lord delivers them in times of trouble.The Lord protects and preserves them –    they are counted among the blessed in the land –    he does not give them over to … Continue reading

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Meditation Psalm 40b

Sacrifice and offering you did not desire –    but my ears you have opened; –    burnt offerings and sin offerings you did not require.Then I said, ‘Here I am, I have come –    it is written about me in the scroll.I desire to do your will, my … Continue reading

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Meditation Psalm 40a

For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. I waited patiently for the Lord;    he turned to me and heard my cry.He lifted me out of the slimy pit,    out of the mud and mire;he set my feet on a rock    and gave … Continue reading

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Meditation Psalm 39

For the director of music. For Jeduthun. A psalm of David. I said, ‘I will watch my ways    and keep my tongue from sin;I will put a muzzle on my mouth    while in the presence of the wicked.’So I remained utterly silent,    not … Continue reading

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Meditation Psalm 38

A psalm of David. A petition. Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger    or discipline me in your wrath.Your arrows have pierced me,    and your hand has come down on me.Because of your wrath there is no health in my body;    there … Continue reading

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Meditation Psalm 37c

Turn from evil and do good;    then you will dwell in the land for ever.For the Lord loves the just    and will not forsake his faithful ones. Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed;    the offspring of the wicked will perish.The righteous will inherit the land    and dwell … Continue reading

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Meditation Psalm 37b

The wicked plot against the righteous    and gnash their teeth at them;but the Lord laughs at the wicked,    for he knows their day is coming. The wicked draw the sword    and bend the bowto bring down the poor and needy,    to slay those whose … Continue reading

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