Day 17 Psalms and Proverbs Reading – Psalms 81 – 85 and Proverbs 17
(Ps 81:1 [AKJV])
Sing aloud to God our strength: make a joyful noise to the God of Jacob.
(Ps 81:2 [AKJV])
Take a psalm, and bring here the tambourine, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
(Ps 81:3 [AKJV])
Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.
(Ps 81:4 [AKJV])
For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.
(Ps 81:5 [AKJV])
This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.
(Ps 81:6 [AKJV])
I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands were delivered from the pots.
(Ps 81:7 [AKJV])
You called in trouble, and I delivered you; I answered you in the secret place of thunder: I proved you at the waters of Meribah. Selah.
(Ps 81:8 [AKJV])
Hear, O my people, and I will testify to you: O Israel, if you will listen to me;
(Ps 81:9 [AKJV])
There shall no strange god be in you; neither shall you worship any strange god.
(Ps 81:10 [AKJV])
I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt: open your mouth wide, and I will fill it.
(Ps 81:11 [AKJV])
But my people would not listen to my voice; and Israel would none of me.
(Ps 81:12 [AKJV])
So I gave them up to their own hearts’ lust: and they walked in their own counsels.
(Ps 81:13 [AKJV])
Oh that my people had listened to me, and Israel had walked in my ways!
(Ps 81:14 [AKJV])
I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.
(Ps 81:15 [AKJV])
The haters of the LORD should have submitted themselves to him: but their time should have endured for ever.
(Ps 81:16 [AKJV])
He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied you.
(Ps 82:1 [AKJV])
God stands in the congregation of the mighty; he judges among the gods.
(Ps 82:2 [AKJV])
How long will you judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.
(Ps 82:3 [AKJV])
Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
(Ps 82:4 [AKJV])
Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.
(Ps 82:5 [AKJV])
They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.
(Ps 82:6 [AKJV])
I have said, You are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.
(Ps 82:7 [AKJV])
But you shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.
(Ps 82:8 [AKJV])
Arise, O God, judge the earth: for you shall inherit all nations.
(Ps 83:1 [AKJV])
Keep not you silence, O God: hold not your peace, and be not still, O God.
(Ps 83:2 [AKJV])
For, see, your enemies make a tumult: and they that hate you have lifted up the head.
(Ps 83:3 [AKJV])
They have taken crafty counsel against your people, and consulted against your hidden ones.
(Ps 83:4 [AKJV])
They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.
(Ps 83:5 [AKJV])
For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against you:
(Ps 83:6 [AKJV])
The tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaelites; of Moab, and the Hagarenes;
(Ps 83:7 [AKJV])
Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre;
(Ps 83:8 [AKJV])
Assur also is joined with them: they have helped the children of Lot. Selah.
(Ps 83:9 [AKJV])
Do to them as to the Midianites; as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison:
(Ps 83:10 [AKJV])
Which perished at Endor: they became as dung for the earth.
(Ps 83:11 [AKJV])
Make their nobles like Oreb, and like Zeeb: yes, all their princes as Zebah, and as Zalmunna:
(Ps 83:12 [AKJV])
Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession.
(Ps 83:13 [AKJV])
O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind.
(Ps 83:14 [AKJV])
As the fire burns a wood, and as the flame sets the mountains on fire;
(Ps 83:15 [AKJV])
So persecute them with your tempest, and make them afraid with your storm.
(Ps 83:16 [AKJV])
Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek your name, O LORD.
(Ps 83:17 [AKJV])
Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yes, let them be put to shame, and perish:
(Ps 83:18 [AKJV])
That men may know that you, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, are the most high over all the earth.
(Ps 84:1 [AKJV])
How amiable are your tabernacles, O LORD of hosts!
(Ps 84:2 [AKJV])
My soul longs, yes, even faints for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh cries out for the living God.
(Ps 84:3 [AKJV])
Yes, the sparrow has found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even your altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God.
(Ps 84:4 [AKJV])
Blessed are they that dwell in your house: they will be still praising you. Selah.
(Ps 84:5 [AKJV])
Blessed is the man whose strength is in you; in whose heart are the ways of them.
(Ps 84:6 [AKJV])
Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also fills the pools.
(Ps 84:7 [AKJV])
They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appears before God.
(Ps 84:8 [AKJV])
O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah.
(Ps 84:9 [AKJV])
Behold, O God our shield, and look on the face of your anointed.
(Ps 84:10 [AKJV])
For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
(Ps 84:11 [AKJV])
For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
(Ps 84:12 [AKJV])
O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusts in you.
(Ps 85:1 [AKJV])
Lord, you have been favorable to your land: you have brought back the captivity of Jacob.
(Ps 85:2 [AKJV])
You have forgiven the iniquity of your people, you have covered all their sin. Selah.
(Ps 85:3 [AKJV])
You have taken away all your wrath: you have turned yourself from the fierceness of your anger.
(Ps 85:4 [AKJV])
Turn us, O God of our salvation, and cause your anger toward us to cease.
(Ps 85:5 [AKJV])
Will you be angry with us for ever? will you draw out your anger to all generations?
(Ps 85:6 [AKJV])
Will you not revive us again: that your people may rejoice in you?
(Ps 85:7 [AKJV])
Show us your mercy, O LORD, and grant us your salvation.
(Ps 85:8 [AKJV])
I will hear what God the LORD will speak: for he will speak peace to his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly.
(Ps 85:9 [AKJV])
Surely his salvation is near them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.
(Ps 85:10 [AKJV])
Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
(Ps 85:11 [AKJV])
Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.
(Ps 85:12 [AKJV])
Yes, the LORD shall give that which is good; and our land shall yield her increase.
(Ps 85:13 [AKJV])
Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.
(Prov 17:1 [AKJV])
Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.
(Prov 17:2 [AKJV])
A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causes shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brothers.
(Prov 17:3 [AKJV])
The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD tries the hearts.
(Prov 17:4 [AKJV])
A wicked doer gives heed to false lips; and a liar gives ear to a naughty tongue.
(Prov 17:5 [AKJV])
Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
(Prov 17:6 [AKJV])
Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
(Prov 17:7 [AKJV])
Excellent speech becomes not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.
(Prov 17:8 [AKJV])
A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that has it: wherever it turns, it prospers.
(Prov 17:9 [AKJV])
He that covers a transgression seeks love; but he that repeats a matter separates very friends.
(Prov 17:10 [AKJV])
A reproof enters more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.
(Prov 17:11 [AKJV])
An evil man seeks only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.
(Prov 17:12 [AKJV])
Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.
(Prov 17:13 [AKJV])
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
(Prov 17:14 [AKJV])
The beginning of strife is as when one lets out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
(Prov 17:15 [AKJV])
He that justifies the wicked, and he that comdemns the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.
(Prov 17:16 [AKJV])
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he has no heart to it?
(Prov 17:17 [AKJV])
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
(Prov 17:18 [AKJV])
A man void of understanding strikes hands, and becomes surety in the presence of his friend.
(Prov 17:19 [AKJV])
He loves transgression that loves strife: and he that exalts his gate seeks destruction.
(Prov 17:20 [AKJV])
He that has a fraudulent heart finds no good: and he that has a perverse tongue falls into mischief.
(Prov 17:21 [AKJV])
He that begets a fool does it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool has no joy.
(Prov 17:22 [AKJV])
A merry heart does good like a medicine: but a broken spirit dries the bones.
(Prov 17:23 [AKJV])
A wicked man takes a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment.
(Prov 17:24 [AKJV])
Wisdom is before him that has understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
(Prov 17:25 [AKJV])
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
(Prov 17:26 [AKJV])
Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity.
(Prov 17:27 [AKJV])
He that has knowledge spares his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
(Prov 17:28 [AKJV])
Even a fool, when he holds his peace, is counted wise: and he that shuts his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.