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Author: Smith, Samuel, 1588-1665.
Title: Moses his prayer. Or, An exposition of the nintieth Psalme.: In which is set forth, the frailty and misery of mankind; most needfull for these times. Wherein [brace] 1. The sum and scope. 2. The doctrines. 3. The reasons. 4. The uses of most texts are observed. / By Samuel Smith, minister of the Gospel, author of Davids repentance and the Great assize, and yet living.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Moses his prayer. Or, An exposition of the nintieth Psalme.: In which is set forth, the frailty and misery of mankind; most needfull for these times. Wherein [brace] 1. The sum and scope. 2. The doctrines. 3. The reasons. 4. The uses of most texts are observed. / By Samuel Smith, minister of the Gospel, author of Davids repentance and the Great assize, and yet living.
Smith, Samuel, 1588-1665.

London: Printed by W. Wilson, and are to be sold at his house in Well yard, neare West-Smithfield, 1656.
Subject terms:
Bible. -- O.T. -- Commentaries
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A93404.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE TRVLY RELIGIOUS, And his much honored Friend Mr SAMUEL FREBORNE, and his Religious Consort in Prittlewell in Essex; The Author wisheth the increase of all Happinesse, Tem∣porall and Eternall.
To the Christian Reader.
The XC Psalme.
MOSES His PRAYER. Or, An Exposition of the Nintieth PSALM.
title of prayer
A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.
A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.
A Prayer of Moses.
A Prayer of Moses the man of God.
Ver. 1. Lord thou hast been our dwel∣ing place in all generations.
Lord thou hast been our habitation from generation to generation.
Lord thou hast been our dwelling place.
Lord thou hast been our dwelling place.
From generation to generation.
Ver. 2. Before the mountains were made, or ever thou hadst for med the earth, or the world, even from ever∣lasting to everlasting thou art God.
Before the Mountains, &c. even from everlasting to everlasting thou art God.
Before the Mountains were brought forth, &c.
Or ever thou hadst formed the earth or the world.
Ver. 3. Thou turnest man to destracti∣on, and sayest, Return again ye children of men.
Thou turnest man to destruction.
Thou turnest man to destruction
And sayest, Return ye sons of men.
Return again ye sons of Adam.
Ver. 4. For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday, when it is past as a Watch in the Night.
For a thousand yeeres in thy sight are but &c.
Ver. 5, 6. Thou carriest them away as with a flood, they are as sleep; in the morning they are as grasse which groweth up, in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
Thou carriest them away as with a flood.
Thou carriest them away as with a flood.
Thou Carriest them away as with a Flood.
They are as a sleep.
In the morning they are as grasse which groweth up; in the morning it flourisheth and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down and wither∣eth.
Ver. 7. For we are consumed by thy anger, and by thy wrath are we troubled.
For we are consumed in thy anger, &c.
For we are consumed in thy anger.
But we are consumed in thy anger.
By thy anger, by thy hot anger.
We are consumed in thy anger.
And in thy wrath are we troubled.
Verse 8. Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, and our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, &c.
Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, &c.
And our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
Our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
Whence we learn,
V. 9. For all our dayes are passed away in thy wrath, we spend our years as a tale that is told.
All our dayes.
Hence observe:
For all our daies are past away in thy wrath.
Ver. 10. The daies of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength but la∣bour and sorrow, for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
The daies of our years are three∣score, &c.
Yet is their strength but labour and sorrow.
Hence we learn,
Yet is their strength but labour and sorrow.
For it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
And we fly away.
Ver. 11. Who knoweth the power of thy Anger: even according to thy fear, So is thy wrath.
Who knoweth.
VVho knoweth the power of thy Anger, &c.
Who knoweth the power of thy Anger according to thy fear.
The Reasons are
Who knoweth &c: According to thy feare.
Vers. 12. Teach us O Lord to Number our dayes, that mee may apply our herts to wisdome.
To number our dayes.
That we may apply our hearts to wisdom.
Now in seeking this wisdom, these Rules must be observed.
That we may apply our hearts to wis∣dome.
Vers. 13. Returne O Lord, How long? let it repent thee concerning thy Servants.
Returne O Lord.
Return, O Lord.
Return, O Lord.
Return O Lord, how long?
Ver. 14. O fill us with thy Mercy in the Morning, that we may rejoice and be glad all our daies.
The Doctrine is.
O fill us with thy mercy.
O fill us with thy mercy.
Satisfie us early (or) in the Mor∣ning.
That wee may be glad and rejoice all our daies.
Ver. 15. Make us glad, according to the daies, wherein thon hast afflict∣ed us: And the years wherein we have seen evill.
And herein we have
Comfort us.
Let us apply this.
According to the daies wherein thou hast afflicted us.
According to the days where in thou hast afflictedius.
And the yeares wherein we have seene evill.
ver. 16. Let thy worke appeare unto thy servants, and thy glory unto their children.
Let thy work.
Let thy work appeare.
Let thy workes appeare unto thy Servants.
Let thy works be seene.
And thy glory unto their children.
And thy glory unto their Children.
And thy glory to their children.
ver. 17. And let the beautie of the Lord our God be upon us, and stablish thou the work of our hands upon us; Yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
Stablish thou the work of our hands upon us.
See the reasons.
Yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
A Table of the principall Doctrines contained in this Book.