Psalms Chapter 132
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1 Dauid in his prayer commendeth vnto God the religious care he had for the Arke. 8 His prayer at the remouing of the Arke, 11 with a repetition of Gods promises.
1 [A Song of degrees.] Lord remember Dauid, and all his afflictions:
2 How he sware vnto the Lord, and vowed vnto the mightie God of Iacob.
3 Surely I will not come into the tabernacle of my house: nor goe vp into my bed.
4 I will not giue sleepe to mine eyes: or slumber to mine eyelids,
5 Untill I finde out a place for the Lord: an habitation for the mightie God of Iacob.5
6 Loe, wee heard of it at Ephrata: we found it in the fields of the wood.
7 We will goe into his tabernacles: we will worship at his footstoole.
8 Arise, O Lord, into thy rest: thou, and the Arke of thy strength.8
9 Let thy Priestes be clothed with righteousnesse: and let thy saints shout for ioy.
10 For thy seruant Dauids sake: turne not away the face of thine Anointed.
11 The Lord hath sworne in trueth vnto Dauid, hee will not turne from it; of the fruit of thy body will I set vpon thy throne.11
12 If thy children will keepe my couenant and my testimonie, that I shall teach them; their children also shall sit vpon thy throne for euermore.
13 For the Lord hath chosen Zion: he hath desired it for his habitation.
14 This is my rest for euer: here will I dwell, for I haue desired it.
15 I will abundantly blesse her prouision: I will satisfie her poore with bread.15
16 I will also clothe her priests with saluation: and her Saints shall shout aloud for ioy.
17 There will I make the horne of Dauid to budde: I haue ordained a lampe for mine Anointed.17
18 His enemies will I clothe with shame: but vpon himselfe shall his crowne flourish.
Psalms Chapter 132 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
5 Heb. habitations,
8 2. Chron. 6.41. num. 10.35.
11 2. Sam.7. 12. 1. king. 8.25. 2.chr. 6.16. luke 1. 9. acts 2.30. , Heb. thy belly.
15 Or, surely.
17 Luc.1.69. , Or, candle.
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania
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