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THE PSALTER, Sixth Kathisma
Psalm Forty LXX (Ps. 41, Masoretic)
King James Version.
- Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver
him in time of trouble.
- The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be
blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of
- The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou
wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
- I said, LORD, be merciful unto me: heal my soul; for I have
sinned against thee.
- Mine enemies speak evil of me, When shall he die, and his name
- And if he come to see me, he speaketh vanity: his heart gathereth
iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad, he telleth it.
- All that hate me whisper together against me: against me do they
devise my hurt.
- An evil disease, say they, cleaveth fast unto him: and now that
he lieth he shall rise up no more.
- Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat
of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
- But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto me, and raise me up, that I
may requite them.
- By this I know that thou favourest me, because mine enemy doth
not triumph over me.
- And as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity, and settest
me before thy face for ever.
- Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting, and to
everlasting. Amen, and Amen.
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!