Praise ye the Lord. The man is blessed

Praise ye the Lord, the man is blessed

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1 Praise ye the Lord. The man is blessed
that fears the Lord aright,
He who in his commandements
doth greatly take delight.
2 His seed and offspring powerful
shall be the earth upon:
Of upright men blessèd shall be
the generätion.

3 Riches and wealth shall ever be
within his house in store;
And his unspotted righteousness
endures for evermore.
4 Unto the upright light doth rise,
though he in darkness be:
Compassionate, and merciful,
and rïghteous, is he.

5 A good man doth his favor show,
and doth to others lend:
He with discretion his affairs
will guide unto the end.
6 Surely there is not any thing
that ever shall him move:
The righteous man's memorial
shall everlasting prove.

7 When he shall evil tidings hear,
he shall not be afraid:
His heart is fixed, his confidence
upon the Lord is stayed.
8 His heart is firmly stablishèd,
afraid he shall not be,
Until upon his enemies
he his desire shall see.

9 He hath dispersed, giv'n to the poor;
his righteousness shall be
To ages all; with honor shall
his horn be raisèd high.
10 The wicked shall it see, and fret,
his teeth gnash, melt away:
What wicked men do most desire
shall utterly decay.

Source: Foundations Psalter: 1650 Scottish Psalter #112

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First Line: Praise ye the Lord, the man is blessed
Title: Praise ye the Lord. The man is blessed
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Foundations Psalter #112

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymnbook #P112

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