Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
And refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a leader to return to their bondage: but you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsook them not.
The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and that you bring the poor that are cast out to your house? when you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you hide not yourself from your own flesh?
Should not you also have had compassion on your fellow servant, even as I had pity on you?
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.
The way of the just is uprightness: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just.
Yet you say, The way of the Lord is not equal. Hear now, O house of Israel; Is not my way equal? are not your ways unequal?
What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God forbid.
For with what judgment you judge, you shall be judged: and with what measure you measure, it shall be measured to you again.