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THE PSALTER, Fourth Kathisma
Psalm Twenty-Six LXX (Ps. 27, Masoretic)
King James Version.
- The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the
LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
- When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to
eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
- Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear:
though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident.
- One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after;
that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to
behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.
- For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in
the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon
- And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round
about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy;
I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.
- Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me,
and answer me.
- When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy
face, LORD, will I seek.
- Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant away in anger:
thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my
- When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take
- Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because
of mine enemies.
- Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false
witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
- I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the
LORD in the land of the living.
- Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen
thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
Orthodox Library, St. Isaac of the Kiev Caves, 2004.
Have mercy, O Lord, upon Thy servants
the scribe John, the priest John,
and the parishioners of the temple of Saint Andrew in Lubbock.
THE END, AND TO GOD BE THE GLORY!