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Psalm 34. Benedicam Dominum.

From the Book of Divine Worship - The Psalter or Psalms of David - Contemporary - Sixth Day - Evening Prayer.
  1. I will bless the Lord at all times; *
    his praise shall ever be in my mouth.
  2. I will glory in the Lord; *
    let the humble hear and rejoice.
  3. Proclaim with me the greatness of the Lord; let us exalt his Name together.
  4. I sought the Lord, and he answered me *
    and delivered me out of all my terror.
  5. Look upon him and be radiant, *
    and let not your faces be ashamed.
  6. I called in my affliction and the Lord heard me *
    and saved me from all my troubles.
  7. The angel of the Lord encompasses those who fear him, *
    and he will deliver them.
  8. Taste and see that the Lord is good; *
    happy are they who trust in him!
  9. Fear the Lord, you that are his saints, *
    for those who fear him lack nothing.
  10. The young lions lack and suffer hunger, *
    but those who seek the Lord lack nothing that is good.
  11. Come, children, and listen to me; *
    I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
  12. Who among you loves life *
    and desires long life to enjoy prosperity?
  13. Keep your tongue from evil-speaking *
    and your lips from lying words.
  14. Turn from evil and do good; *
    seek peace and pursue it.
  15. The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, *
    and his ears are open to their cry.
  16. The face of the Lord is against those who do evil, *
    to root out the remembrance of them from the earth.
  17. The righteous cry, and the Lord hears them *
    and delivers them from all their troubles.
  18. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted *
    and will save those whose spirits are crushed.
  19. Many are the troubles of the righteous, *
    but the Lord will deliver him out of them all.
  20. He will keep safe all his bones; *
    not one of them shall be broken.
  21. Evil shall slay the wicked, *
    and those who hate the righteous will be punished.
  22. The Lord ransoms the life of his servants, *
    and none will be punished who trust in him.
* An asterisk divides a verse of a Psalm in two portions for responsive reading

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