Psalm of Solomon 1

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Psalm 1

1 I cried unto the Lord when I was in distress,
Unto God when sinners assailed.

2 Suddenly the alarm of war was heard before me;.
I said, He will hearken to me, for I am full of righteousness.

3 I thought in my heart that I was full of righteousness,.
Because I was well off and had become rich in children..

4 Their wealth spread to the whole earth,
And their glory unto the end of the earth.

5 They were exalted unto the stars;
They said they would never fall.

6 But they became insolent in their prosperity,
And they were without understanding,

7 Their sins were in secret,
And even I had no knowledge of them.

8 Their transgressions went beyond those of the heathen before them;
They utterly polluted the holy things of the Lord.

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