Holy David and His Old English Translators Clear'd: Containing, I. Directions for the More Devout Use of the Psalms, and a Short Historical Account of the Translation and Translators. II. The Psalter Or Psalms of David, After the Translation of the Great Bible; Pointed as They are to be Sung Or Said in Churches: with Large Explanatory Notes. III. A General Defence of this Old Translation, in Answer to All the Objections and Cavils that Have Been Rais'd Against It..

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John Johnson
W. D., 1706 - 79 pages

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Page 23 - Their throat is an open sepulchre ; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: Their feet are swift to shed blood: Destruction and misery are in their ways: And the way of peace have they not known: There is no fear of God before their eyes.
Page 85 - WE HAVE heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old.
Page 274 - WHEN the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them.
Page 229 - O that men would therefore praise the LORD for his goodness : and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men ! 16 For he hath broken the gates of brass : and smitten the bars of iron in sunder.
Page 161 - So they did eat, and were well filled : For He gave them their own desire ; 30 They were not estranged from their lust. But while their meat was yet in their mouths, 31 The wrath of God came upon them, And slew the fattest of them, And smote down the chosen men of Israel.
Page 189 - Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever the earth and the world were made : thou art God from everlasting, and world without end.
Page 288 - O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Page 76 - Behold, thou hast made my days as it were a span long : and mine age is even as nothing in respect of thee ; and verily every man living is altogether vanity.
Page 166 - LORD, how long wilt thou be angry ? shall thy jealousy burn like fire for ever ? 6 Pour out thine indignation upon the heathen that have not known thee ; and upon the kingdoms that have not called upon thy Name.
Page 137 - Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink : let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters. 15 Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

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