Chapter 23: The Book of Psalms
DOUAY RHEIMS BIBLE
THE CHALLONER REVISION
THE BOOK OF PSALMS
PSALM 23
Domini est terra. Who are they that shall ascend to heaven: Christ's triumphant ascension thither.
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N the first day of the week, a psalm for David. The earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof: the world, and all they that dwell therein.
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For he hath founded it upon the seas; and hath prepared it upon the rivers.
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Who shall ascend into the mountain of the Lord: or who shall stand in his holy place?
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The innocent in hands, and clean of heart, who hath not taken his soul in vain, nor sworn deceitfully to his neighbour.
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He shall receive a blessing from the Lord, and mercy from God his Saviour.
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This is the generation of them that seek him, of them that seek the face of the God of Jacob.
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Lift up your gates, O ye princes, and be ye lifted up, O eternal gates: and the King of Glory shall enter in.
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Who is this King of Glory? the Lord who is strong and mighty: the Lord mighty in battle.
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Lift up your gates, O ye princes, and be ye lifted up, O eternal gates: and the King of Glory shall enter in.
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Who is this King of Glory? the Lord of hosts, he is the King of Glory.