89:1 [Maschil of Ethan the Ezrahite.] I will sing of the mercies of the Lord for euer: with my mouth will I make knowen thy faithfulnesse to all generations. Margin Note
89:2 For I haue said, Mercie shall bee built vp for euer: thy faithfulnesse shalt thou establish in the very heauens.  
89:3 I haue made a couenant with my chosen: I haue sworne vnto Dauid my seruant.  
89:4 Thy seed will I stablish for euer: and build vp thy throne to all generations. Selah. Margin Note
89:5 And the heauens shall praise thy wonders, O Lord: thy faithfulnes also in the congregation of the Saints.  
89:6 For who in the heauen can be compared vnto the Lord? who among the sonnes of the mightie can be likened vnto the Lord?  
89:7 God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the Saints: and to bee had in reuerence of all them that are about him.  
89:8 O Lord God of hosts, who is a strong Lord like vnto thee? or to thy faithfulnesse round about thee?  
89:9 Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waues thereof arise; thou stillest them.  
89:10 Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slaine: thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arme. Margin Note
89:11 The heauens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulnes thereof, thou hast founded them.  
89:12 The North and the South, thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall reioyce in thy Name.  
89:13 Thou hast a mighty arme: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand. Margin Note
89:14 Iustice and iudgement are the habitation of thy throne: mercie and trueth shall goe before thy face. Margin Note
89:15 Blessed is the people that knowe the ioyfull sound: they shall walke O Lord in the light of thy countenance.  
89:16 In thy name shall they reioyce all the day: and in thy righteousnes shall they be exalted.  
89:17 For thou art the glory of their strength: and in thy fauour our horne shall be exalted.  
89:18 For the Lord is our defence: and the holy One of Israel is our king. Margin Note
89:19 Then thou spakest in vision to thy holy one, and saidst, I haue laid helpe vpon one that is mightie: I haue exalted one chosen out of the people.  
89:20 I haue found Dauid my seruant: with my holy oile haue I anointed him.  
89:21 With whome my hand shall bee established: mine arme also shall strengthen him.  
89:22 The enemie shall not exact vpon him: nor the sonne of wickednesse afflict him.  
89:23 And I will beate downe his foes before his face: and plague them that hate him.  
89:24 But my faithfulnesse and my mercy shalbe with him: and in my name shall his horne be exalted.  
89:25 I will set his hand also in the sea: and his right hand in the riuers.  
89:26 He shall crie vnto mee, Thou art my father: my God, and the rocke of my saluation.  
89:27 Also I will make him my first borne: higher then the kings of the earth.  
89:28 My mercy will I keepe for him for euermore: and my couenant shall stand fast with him.  
89:29 His seed also will I make to indure for euer: and his throne as the dayes of heauen.  
89:30 If his children forsake my lawe, and walke not in my iudgements;  
89:31 If they breake my statutes, and keepe not my commandements: Margin Note
89:32 Then will I visite their transgression with the rod, and their iniquitie with stripes.  
89:33 Neuerthelesse, my louing kindnesse will I not vtterly take from him: nor suffer my faithfulnesse to faile. Margin Note
89:34 My couenant will I not breake: nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lippes.  
89:35 Once haue I sworne by my holinesse; that I will not lye vnto Dauid. Margin Note
89:36 His seede shall endure for euer; and his throne as the sunne before me.  
89:37 It shalbe established for euer as the Moone: and as a faithfull witnesse in heauen. Selah.  
89:38 But thou hast cast off and abhorred: thou hast bene wroth with thine anointed.  
89:39 Thou hast made voyd the couenant of thy seruant: thou hast profaned his crowne, by casting it to the ground.  
89:40 Thou hast broken downe all his hedges: thou hast brought his strong holds to ruine.  
89:41 All that passe by the way; spoile him: hee is a reproach to his neighbours.  
89:42 Thou hast set vp the right hand of his aduersaries: thou hast made all his enemies to reioyce.  
89:43 Thou hast also turned the edge of his sword: and hast not made him to stand in the battaile.  
89:44 Thou hast made his glory to cease: and cast his throne downe to the ground. Margin Note
89:45 The dayes of his youth hast thou shortned: thou hast couered him with shame. Selah.  
89:46 How long, Lord, wilt thou hide thy selfe, for euer? shall thy wrath burne like fire?  
89:47 Remember how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vaine?  
89:48 What man is he that liueth, and shall not see death? shall he deliuer his soule from the hand of the graue? Selah.  
89:49 Lord, where are thy former louing kindnesses, which thou swarest vnto Dauid in thy trueth?  
89:50 Remember (Lord) the reproach of thy seruants: how I doe beare in my bosome the reproache of all the mighty people.  
89:51 Wherewith thine enemies haue reproached, O Lord: wherewith they haue reproached the foote-steppes of thine Annointed.  
89:52 Blessed be the Lord for euermore, Amen, and Amen.