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Psalm 119 - 17 (Pe)
BALLERMA | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
Robert Simpson, 1790-1832, from a melody probably by Francois Hippolyte Barthelemon, 1741-1808
129 Thy statutes, Lord, are wonderful,
My soul them keeps with care.
130 The entrance of thy words gives light,
Makes wise who simple are.
131 My mouth I also opened have,
And panted earnestly;
For after thy commandments I
Have longed exceedingly.
132 Look on me, Lord, and merciful
Do thou unto me prove,
As thou art wont to do to those
Thy name who truly love.
133 O let my footsteps in thy word
Aright still ordered be:
Let no iniquity obtain
Dominion over me.
134 From man's oppression save thou me;
So keep thy laws I will.
135 Thy face make on thy servant shine:
Teach me thy statutes still.
136 Rivers of water from mine eyes
Ran down, because I saw
That wicked men go on in sin,
And do not keep thy law.
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Psalm 40 · I WAITED for the Lord my God,
129 ¬∂ PE. Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.
130 ¬∂ The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.
131 ¬∂ I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.
132 ¬∂ Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name.
133 ¬∂ Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.
134 ¬∂ Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts.
135 ¬∂ Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes.
136 ¬∂ Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.