Day 15 Psalms and Proverbs Reading – Psalms 71-75 and Proverbs 15
(Ps 71:1 [AKJV])
In you, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.
(Ps 71:2 [AKJV])
Deliver me in your righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline your ear to me, and save me.
(Ps 71:3 [AKJV])
Be you my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: you have given commandment to save me; for you are my rock and my fortress.
(Ps 71:4 [AKJV])
Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
(Ps 71:5 [AKJV])
For you are my hope, O Lord GOD: you are my trust from my youth.
(Ps 71:6 [AKJV])
By you have I been held up from the womb: you are he that took me out of my mother’s bowels: my praise shall be continually of you.
(Ps 71:7 [AKJV])
I am as a wonder to many; but you are my strong refuge.
(Ps 71:8 [AKJV])
Let my mouth be filled with your praise and with your honor all the day.
(Ps 71:9 [AKJV])
Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength fails.
(Ps 71:10 [AKJV])
For my enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,
(Ps 71:11 [AKJV])
Saying, God has forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.
(Ps 71:12 [AKJV])
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.
(Ps 71:13 [AKJV])
Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonor that seek my hurt.
(Ps 71:14 [AKJV])
But I will hope continually, and will yet praise you more and more.
(Ps 71:15 [AKJV])
My mouth shall show forth your righteousness and your salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.
(Ps 71:16 [AKJV])
I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of your righteousness, even of your only.
(Ps 71:17 [AKJV])
O God, you have taught me from my youth: and till now have I declared your wondrous works.
(Ps 71:18 [AKJV])
Now also when I am old and gray headed, O God, forsake me not; until I have showed your strength to this generation, and your power to every one that is to come.
(Ps 71:19 [AKJV])
Your righteousness also, O God, is very high, who have done great things: O God, who is like to you!
(Ps 71:20 [AKJV])
You, which have showed me great and sore troubles, shall quicken me again, and shall bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
(Ps 71:21 [AKJV])
You shall increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.
(Ps 71:22 [AKJV])
I will also praise you with the psaltery, even your truth, O my God: to you will I sing with the harp, O you Holy One of Israel.
(Ps 71:23 [AKJV])
My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing to you; and my soul, which you have redeemed.
(Ps 71:24 [AKJV])
My tongue also shall talk of your righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought to shame, that seek my hurt.
(Ps 72:1 [AKJV])
Give the king your judgments, O God, and your righteousness to the king’s son.
(Ps 72:2 [AKJV])
He shall judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with judgment.
(Ps 72:3 [AKJV])
The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness.
(Ps 72:4 [AKJV])
He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.
(Ps 72:5 [AKJV])
They shall fear you as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations.
(Ps 72:6 [AKJV])
He shall come down like rain on the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.
(Ps 72:7 [AKJV])
In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endures.
(Ps 72:8 [AKJV])
He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river to the ends of the earth.
(Ps 72:9 [AKJV])
They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust.
(Ps 72:10 [AKJV])
The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.
(Ps 72:11 [AKJV])
Yes, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him.
(Ps 72:12 [AKJV])
For he shall deliver the needy when he cries; the poor also, and him that has no helper.
(Ps 72:13 [AKJV])
He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.
(Ps 72:14 [AKJV])
He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
(Ps 72:15 [AKJV])
And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba: prayer also shall be made for him continually; and daily shall he be praised.
(Ps 72:16 [AKJV])
There shall be an handful of corn in the earth on the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.
(Ps 72:17 [AKJV])
His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.
(Ps 72:18 [AKJV])
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who only does wondrous things.
(Ps 72:19 [AKJV])
And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen, and Amen.
(Ps 72:20 [AKJV])
The prayers of David the son of Jesse are ended.
(Ps 73:1 [AKJV])
Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.
(Ps 73:2 [AKJV])
But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well near slipped.
(Ps 73:3 [AKJV])
For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
(Ps 73:4 [AKJV])
For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm.
(Ps 73:5 [AKJV])
They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.
(Ps 73:6 [AKJV])
Therefore pride compasses them about as a chain; violence covers them as a garment.
(Ps 73:7 [AKJV])
Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.
(Ps 73:8 [AKJV])
They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
(Ps 73:9 [AKJV])
They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walks through the earth.
(Ps 73:10 [AKJV])
Therefore his people return here: and waters of a full cup are wrung out to them.
(Ps 73:11 [AKJV])
And they say, How does God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?
(Ps 73:12 [AKJV])
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
(Ps 73:13 [AKJV])
Truly I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocence.
(Ps 73:14 [AKJV])
For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.
(Ps 73:15 [AKJV])
If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of your children.
(Ps 73:16 [AKJV])
When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me;
(Ps 73:17 [AKJV])
Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.
(Ps 73:18 [AKJV])
Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction.
(Ps 73:19 [AKJV])
How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.
(Ps 73:20 [AKJV])
As a dream when one wakes; so, O Lord, when you wake, you shall despise their image.
(Ps 73:21 [AKJV])
Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins.
(Ps 73:22 [AKJV])
So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.
(Ps 73:23 [AKJV])
Nevertheless I am continually with you: you have held me by my right hand.
(Ps 73:24 [AKJV])
You shall guide me with your counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
(Ps 73:25 [AKJV])
Whom have I in heaven but you? and there is none on earth that I desire beside you.
(Ps 73:26 [AKJV])
My flesh and my heart fails: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
(Ps 73:27 [AKJV])
For, see, they that are far from you shall perish: you have destroyed all them that go a whoring from you.
(Ps 73:28 [AKJV])
But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all your works.
(Ps 74:1 [AKJV])
O God, why have you cast us off for ever? why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?
(Ps 74:2 [AKJV])
Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old; the rod of your inheritance, which you have redeemed; this mount Zion, wherein you have dwelled.
(Ps 74:3 [AKJV])
Lift up your feet to the perpetual desolations; even all that the enemy has done wickedly in the sanctuary.
(Ps 74:4 [AKJV])
Your enemies roar in the middle of your congregations; they set up their ensigns for signs.
(Ps 74:5 [AKJV])
A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes on the thick trees.
(Ps 74:6 [AKJV])
But now they break down the carved work thereof at once with axes and hammers.
(Ps 74:7 [AKJV])
They have cast fire into your sanctuary, they have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of your name to the ground.
(Ps 74:8 [AKJV])
They said in their hearts, Let us destroy them together: they have burned up all the synagogues of God in the land.
(Ps 74:9 [AKJV])
We see not our signs: there is no more any prophet: neither is there among us any that knows how long.
(Ps 74:10 [AKJV])
O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? shall the enemy blaspheme your name for ever?
(Ps 74:11 [AKJV])
Why withdraw you your hand, even your right hand? pluck it out of your bosom.
(Ps 74:12 [AKJV])
For God is my King of old, working salvation in the middle of the earth.
(Ps 74:13 [AKJV])
You did divide the sea by your strength: you brake the heads of the dragons in the waters.
(Ps 74:14 [AKJV])
You brake the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gave him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness.
(Ps 74:15 [AKJV])
You did split the fountain and the flood: you dried up mighty rivers.
(Ps 74:16 [AKJV])
The day is yours, the night also is yours: you have prepared the light and the sun.
(Ps 74:17 [AKJV])
You have set all the borders of the earth: you have made summer and winter.
(Ps 74:18 [AKJV])
Remember this, that the enemy has reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed your name.
(Ps 74:19 [AKJV])
O deliver not the soul of your turtledove to the multitude of the wicked: forget not the congregation of your poor for ever.
(Ps 74:20 [AKJV])
Have respect to the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.
(Ps 74:21 [AKJV])
O let not the oppressed return ashamed: let the poor and needy praise your name.
(Ps 74:22 [AKJV])
Arise, O God, plead your own cause: remember how the foolish man reproaches you daily.
(Ps 74:23 [AKJV])
Forget not the voice of your enemies: the tumult of those that rise up against you increases continually.
(Ps 75:1 [AKJV])
To you, O God, do we give thanks, to you do we give thanks: for that your name is near your wondrous works declare.
(Ps 75:2 [AKJV])
When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.
(Ps 75:3 [AKJV])
The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selah.
(Ps 75:4 [AKJV])
I said to the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:
(Ps 75:5 [AKJV])
Lift not up your horn on high: speak not with a stiff neck.
(Ps 75:6 [AKJV])
For promotion comes neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.
(Ps 75:7 [AKJV])
But God is the judge: he puts down one, and sets up another.
(Ps 75:8 [AKJV])
For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he pours out of the same: but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, and drink them.
(Ps 75:9 [AKJV])
But I will declare for ever; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.
(Ps 75:10 [AKJV])
All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.
(Prov 15:1 [AKJV])
A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
(Prov 15:2 [AKJV])
The tongue of the wise uses knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools pours out foolishness.
(Prov 15:3 [AKJV])
The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.
(Prov 15:4 [AKJV])
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.
(Prov 15:5 [AKJV])
A fool despises his father’s instruction: but he that regards reproof is prudent.
(Prov 15:6 [AKJV])
In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.
(Prov 15:7 [AKJV])
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish does not so.
(Prov 15:8 [AKJV])
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
(Prov 15:9 [AKJV])
The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but he loves him that follows after righteousness.
(Prov 15:10 [AKJV])
Correction is grievous to him that forsakes the way: and he that hates reproof shall die.
(Prov 15:11 [AKJV])
Hell and destruction are before the LORD: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?
(Prov 15:12 [AKJV])
A scorner loves not one that reproves him: neither will he go to the wise.
(Prov 15:13 [AKJV])
A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
(Prov 15:14 [AKJV])
The heart of him that has understanding seeks knowledge: but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.
(Prov 15:15 [AKJV])
All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart has a continual feast.
(Prov 15:16 [AKJV])
Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.
(Prov 15:17 [AKJV])
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
(Prov 15:18 [AKJV])
A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.
(Prov 15:19 [AKJV])
The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.
(Prov 15:20 [AKJV])
A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish man despises his mother.
(Prov 15:21 [AKJV])
Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walks uprightly.
(Prov 15:22 [AKJV])
Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
(Prov 15:23 [AKJV])
A man has joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
(Prov 15:24 [AKJV])
The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.
(Prov 15:25 [AKJV])
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
(Prov 15:26 [AKJV])
The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.
(Prov 15:27 [AKJV])
He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house; but he that hates gifts shall live.
(Prov 15:28 [AKJV])
The heart of the righteous studies to answer: but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
(Prov 15:29 [AKJV])
The LORD is far from the wicked: but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
(Prov 15:30 [AKJV])
The light of the eyes rejoices the heart: and a good report makes the bones fat.
(Prov 15:31 [AKJV])
The ear that hears the reproof of life stays among the wise.
(Prov 15:32 [AKJV])
He that refuses instruction despises his own soul: but he that hears reproof gets understanding.
(Prov 15:33 [AKJV])
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honor is humility.