Day 18 Psalms and Proverbs Reading – Psalms 86 – 90 and Proverbs 18
(Ps 86:1 [AKJV])
Bow down your ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy.
(Ps 86:2 [AKJV])
Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O you my God, save your servant that trusts in you.
(Ps 86:3 [AKJV])
Be merciful to me, O Lord: for I cry to you daily.
(Ps 86:4 [AKJV])
Rejoice the soul of your servant: for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
(Ps 86:5 [AKJV])
For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy to all them that call on you.
(Ps 86:6 [AKJV])
Give ear, O LORD, to my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications.
(Ps 86:7 [AKJV])
In the day of my trouble I will call on you: for you will answer me.
(Ps 86:8 [AKJV])
Among the gods there is none like to you, O Lord; neither are there any works like to your works.
(Ps 86:9 [AKJV])
All nations whom you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord; and shall glorify your name.
(Ps 86:10 [AKJV])
For you are great, and do wondrous things: you are God alone.
(Ps 86:11 [AKJV])
Teach me your way, O LORD; I will walk in your truth: unite my heart to fear your name.
(Ps 86:12 [AKJV])
I will praise you, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify your name for ever more.
(Ps 86:13 [AKJV])
For great is your mercy toward me: and you have delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
(Ps 86:14 [AKJV])
O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set you before them.
(Ps 86:15 [AKJV])
But you, O Lord, are a God full of compassion, and gracious, long suffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.
(Ps 86:16 [AKJV])
O turn to me, and have mercy on me; give your strength to your servant, and save the son of your handmaid.
(Ps 86:17 [AKJV])
Show me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because you, LORD, have helped me, and comforted me.
(Ps 87:1 [AKJV])
His foundation is in the holy mountains.
(Ps 87:2 [AKJV])
The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
(Ps 87:3 [AKJV])
Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God. Selah.
(Ps 87:4 [AKJV])
I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this man was born there.
(Ps 87:5 [AKJV])
And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her.
(Ps 87:6 [AKJV])
The LORD shall count, when he writes up the people, that this man was born there. Selah.
(Ps 87:7 [AKJV])
As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in you.
(Ps 88:1 [AKJV])
O lord God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before you:
(Ps 88:2 [AKJV])
Let my prayer come before you: incline your ear to my cry;
(Ps 88:3 [AKJV])
For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draws near to the grave.
(Ps 88:4 [AKJV])
I am counted with them that go down into the pit: I am as a man that has no strength:
(Ps 88:5 [AKJV])
Free among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom you remember no more: and they are cut off from your hand.
(Ps 88:6 [AKJV])
You have laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps.
(Ps 88:7 [AKJV])
Your wrath lies hard on me, and you have afflicted me with all your waves. Selah.
(Ps 88:8 [AKJV])
You have put away my acquaintance far from me; you have made me an abomination to them: I am shut up, and I cannot come forth.
(Ps 88:9 [AKJV])
My eye mourns by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily on you, I have stretched out my hands to you.
(Ps 88:10 [AKJV])
Will you show wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise and praise you? Selah.
(Ps 88:11 [AKJV])
Shall your loving kindness be declared in the grave? or your faithfulness in destruction?
(Ps 88:12 [AKJV])
Shall your wonders be known in the dark? and your righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?
(Ps 88:13 [AKJV])
But to you have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent you.
(Ps 88:14 [AKJV])
LORD, why cast you off my soul? why hide you your face from me?
(Ps 88:15 [AKJV])
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer your terrors I am distracted.
(Ps 88:16 [AKJV])
Your fierce wrath goes over me; your terrors have cut me off.
(Ps 88:17 [AKJV])
They came round about me daily like water; they compassed me about together.
(Ps 88:18 [AKJV])
Lover and friend have you put far from me, and my acquaintance into darkness.
(Ps 89:1 [AKJV])
I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known your faithfulness to all generations.
(Ps 89:2 [AKJV])
For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: your faithfulness shall you establish in the very heavens.
(Ps 89:3 [AKJV])
I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn to David my servant,
(Ps 89:4 [AKJV])
Your seed will I establish for ever, and build up your throne to all generations. Selah.
(Ps 89:5 [AKJV])
And the heavens shall praise your wonders, O LORD: your faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.
(Ps 89:6 [AKJV])
For who in the heaven can be compared to the LORD? who among the sons of the mighty can be likened to the LORD?
(Ps 89:7 [AKJV])
God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.
(Ps 89:8 [AKJV])
O LORD God of hosts, who is a strong LORD like to you? or to your faithfulness round about you?
(Ps 89:9 [AKJV])
You rule the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, you still them.
(Ps 89:10 [AKJV])
You have broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; you have scattered your enemies with your strong arm.
(Ps 89:11 [AKJV])
The heavens are yours, the earth also is yours: as for the world and the fullness thereof, you have founded them.
(Ps 89:12 [AKJV])
The north and the south you have created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in your name.
(Ps 89:13 [AKJV])
You have a mighty arm: strong is your hand, and high is your right hand.
(Ps 89:14 [AKJV])
Justice and judgment are the habitation of your throne: mercy and truth shall go before your face.
(Ps 89:15 [AKJV])
Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of your countenance.
(Ps 89:16 [AKJV])
In your name shall they rejoice all the day: and in your righteousness shall they be exalted.
(Ps 89:17 [AKJV])
For you are the glory of their strength: and in your favor our horn shall be exalted.
(Ps 89:18 [AKJV])
For the LORD is our defense; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.
(Ps 89:19 [AKJV])
Then you spoke in vision to your holy one, and said, I have laid help on one that is mighty; I have exalted one chosen out of the people.
(Ps 89:20 [AKJV])
I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him:
(Ps 89:21 [AKJV])
With whom my hand shall be established: my arm also shall strengthen him.
(Ps 89:22 [AKJV])
The enemy shall not exact on him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him.
(Ps 89:23 [AKJV])
And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him.
(Ps 89:24 [AKJV])
But my faithfulness and my mercy shall be with him: and in my name shall his horn be exalted.
(Ps 89:25 [AKJV])
I will set his hand also in the sea, and his right hand in the rivers.
(Ps 89:26 [AKJV])
He shall cry to me, You are my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.
(Ps 89:27 [AKJV])
Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth.
(Ps 89:28 [AKJV])
My mercy will I keep for him for ever more, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.
(Ps 89:29 [AKJV])
His seed also will I make to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven.
(Ps 89:30 [AKJV])
If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments;
(Ps 89:31 [AKJV])
If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments;
(Ps 89:32 [AKJV])
Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.
(Ps 89:33 [AKJV])
Nevertheless my loving kindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.
(Ps 89:34 [AKJV])
My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.
(Ps 89:35 [AKJV])
Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie to David.
(Ps 89:36 [AKJV])
His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me.
(Ps 89:37 [AKJV])
It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven. Selah.
(Ps 89:38 [AKJV])
But you have cast off and abhorred, you have been wroth with your anointed.
(Ps 89:39 [AKJV])
You have made void the covenant of your servant: you have profaned his crown by casting it to the ground.
(Ps 89:40 [AKJV])
You have broken down all his hedges; you have brought his strong holds to ruin.
(Ps 89:41 [AKJV])
All that pass by the way spoil him: he is a reproach to his neighbors.
(Ps 89:42 [AKJV])
You have set up the right hand of his adversaries; you have made all his enemies to rejoice.
(Ps 89:43 [AKJV])
You have also turned the edge of his sword, and have not made him to stand in the battle.
(Ps 89:44 [AKJV])
You have made his glory to cease, and cast his throne down to the ground.
(Ps 89:45 [AKJV])
The days of his youth have you shortened: you have covered him with shame. Selah.
(Ps 89:46 [AKJV])
How long, LORD? will you hide yourself for ever? shall your wrath burn like fire?
(Ps 89:47 [AKJV])
Remember how short my time is: why have you made all men in vain?
(Ps 89:48 [AKJV])
What man is he that lives, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave? Selah.
(Ps 89:49 [AKJV])
Lord, where are your former loving kindnesses, which you swore to David in your truth?
(Ps 89:50 [AKJV])
Remember, Lord, the reproach of your servants; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of all the mighty people;
(Ps 89:51 [AKJV])
With which your enemies have reproached, O LORD; with which they have reproached the footsteps of your anointed.
(Ps 89:52 [AKJV])
Blessed be the LORD for ever more. Amen, and Amen.
(Ps 90:1 [AKJV])
Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.
(Ps 90:2 [AKJV])
Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, you are God.
(Ps 90:3 [AKJV])
You turn man to destruction; and say, Return, you children of men.
(Ps 90:4 [AKJV])
For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night.
(Ps 90:5 [AKJV])
You carry them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which grows up.
(Ps 90:6 [AKJV])
In the morning it flourishes, and grows up; in the evening it is cut down, and wither.
(Ps 90:7 [AKJV])
For we are consumed by your anger, and by your wrath are we troubled.
(Ps 90:8 [AKJV])
You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your countenance.
(Ps 90:9 [AKJV])
For all our days are passed away in your wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told.
(Ps 90:10 [AKJV])
The days of our years are three score years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
(Ps 90:11 [AKJV])
Who knows the power of your anger? even according to your fear, so is your wrath.
(Ps 90:12 [AKJV])
So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom.
(Ps 90:13 [AKJV])
Return, O LORD, how long? and let it repent you concerning your servants.
(Ps 90:14 [AKJV])
O satisfy us early with your mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
(Ps 90:15 [AKJV])
Make us glad according to the days wherein you have afflicted us, and the years wherein we have seen evil.
(Ps 90:16 [AKJV])
Let your work appear to your servants, and your glory to their children.
(Ps 90:17 [AKJV])
And let the beauty of the LORD our God be on us: and establish you the work of our hands on us; yes, the work of our hands establish you it.
(Prov 18:1 [AKJV])
Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeks and intermeddles with all wisdom.
(Prov 18:2 [AKJV])
A fool has no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
(Prov 18:3 [AKJV])
When the wicked comes, then comes also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
(Prov 18:4 [AKJV])
The words of a man’s mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.
(Prov 18:5 [AKJV])
It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.
(Prov 18:6 [AKJV])
A fool’s lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes.
(Prov 18:7 [AKJV])
A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
(Prov 18:8 [AKJV])
The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
(Prov 18:9 [AKJV])
He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
(Prov 18:10 [AKJV])
The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.
(Prov 18:11 [AKJV])
The rich man’s wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.
(Prov 18:12 [AKJV])
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.
(Prov 18:13 [AKJV])
He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him.
(Prov 18:14 [AKJV])
The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?
(Prov 18:15 [AKJV])
The heart of the prudent gets knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
(Prov 18:16 [AKJV])
A man’s gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men.
(Prov 18:17 [AKJV])
He that is first in his own cause seems just; but his neighbor comes and searches him.
(Prov 18:18 [AKJV])
The lot causes contentions to cease, and parts between the mighty.
(Prov 18:19 [AKJV])
A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
(Prov 18:20 [AKJV])
A man’s belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
(Prov 18:21 [AKJV])
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
(Prov 18:22 [AKJV])
Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.
(Prov 18:23 [AKJV])
The poor uses entreaties; but the rich answers roughly.
(Prov 18:24 [AKJV])
A man that has friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.