Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
How to number our days, so grant us to know, That we may win us a heart that hath wisdom.
How happy the man whom thou correctest, O Yah! And whom, out of thy law, thou instructest!
It is, well for me, that I was afflicted, That I might learn thy statutes.
Yet remember thy Creator, in the days of thy vigour, - or ever come in, the days of discomfort, and the years arrive, in which thou shalt say - I have, in them, no pleasure;
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, - because, meek, am I and lowly, in heart, and ye shall find rest unto your souls;
And ye have quite forgotten the exhortation which, indeed, with you as with sons, doth reason: - My son! be not slighting the discipline of the Lord, neither be fainting, when by him, thou art reproved;