Psalter 40


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1. The law that the Lord has ordained
Is perfect the soul to restore;
His truth makes the simple most wise,
The truth that is sure evermore.

2. His precepts  are righteous and just,
Rejoicing the heart and the mind;
And all his commandments are pure,
Enlightening the eyes of the blind.

3. Te fear of the Lord is most clean,
Forever unmoved it has stood;
His judgments are perfectly true,
In all things most righteous and good.

4. Such treasure no gold can supply,
Rejoicing the heart and the mind;
Their warnings none heed and obey
But find most abundant reward.

5. O who can his errors discern?
From hidden faults, Lord, keep me free;
Let pride never reign in my heart,
And clear of great sin I shall be.

6. I pray that my words and my thoughts
With all with Thy precepts accord,
And ever be pleasing to Thee,
My rock, my Redeemer, my Lord

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