[[A Song of degrees.]] Behold, bless ye
the LORD, all [ye
] servants of the LORD, which by night
stand in the house of the LORD. ... The LORD that made heaven and earth bless thee
out of Zion.
1 Peter 2:5
, as lively stones, are built
up a spiritual
house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable
to God by Jesus Christ.
And hath made
us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him
] glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
And the first beast
] like a lion, and the second beast like a calf
, and the third beast had a face as
a man, and the fourth beast [was
] like a flying
eagle. ... Thou art
worthy, O Lord, to receive
glory and honour and power: for thou
hast created all things, and for
thy pleasure they are and were created.
And when he had taken the book, the four
beasts and four [and
] twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having
every one of them harps, and golden
vials full of odours
, which are the prayers of saints. ... And hast made us unto our God kings
and priests: and we
shall reign on the earth.