The following table is taken from Sepher Sha'arey Tsion (Book of Zion's Gates), pages 25-26, as a prayer attributed to the ARI.

The rule seems to be that the Psalms verse needs to contain the four letter name YHVH (with one exception that contains the name ADNI), and the three letters of the specific name from the 72 fold name in order. This differs from the rule apparently used in Kircher's Oedipus Aegyptiacus, where the three letters need not be in order.

In the following table I used the KJV version of the bible, in which the verse numbers slightly differ from those of the Hebrew messorah bible.

# Name Psalm Text
1 VHV Psa3:3 But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.
2 YLY Psa22:19 But be not thou far from me, O LORD: O my strength, haste thee to help me.
3 SYT Psa91:2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
4 OLM Psa34:15 The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.
5 MHSh Psa80:19 Turn us again, O LORD God of hosts, cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved.
6 LLH Psa86:3 Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily.
7 ACA Psa3:5 I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.
8 CHT Psa119:75 I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.
9 HZY Psa88:14 LORD, why castest thou off my soul? why hidest thou thy face from me?
10 ALD Psa88:1 O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee:
11 LAV Psa27:13 I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
12 HHO Psa6:4 Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.
13 YZL Psa104:16 The trees of the LORD are full of sap; the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted;
14 MBH Psa9:9 The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
15 HRY Psa128:4 Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.
16 HKM Psa10:1 Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble?
17 LAV Psa105:1 O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people.
18 CLI Psa103:21 Bless ye the LORD, all ye his hosts; ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure.
19 LVV Psa40:1 I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry
20 PHL Psa119:108 Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.
21 NLC Psa18:49 Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name.
22 YYY Psa147:11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
23 MLH Psa118:24 This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
24 KhHU Psa95:6 O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.
25 NThA Psa34:4 I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
26 HAA Psa97:1 The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof.
27 YRTh Psa140:1 Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;
28 ShAH Psa35:24 Judge me, O LORD my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me.
29 RYY Psa9:11 Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings.
30 AVM Psa7:17 I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.
31 LCV Psa31:14 But I trusted in thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my God.
32 VShR Psa116:4 Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.
33 YKhV Psa92:5 O LORD, how great are thy works! and thy thoughts are very deep.
34 LHKh Psa98:4 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.
35 CVK Psa88:13 But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent thee.
36 MND Psa26:8 LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
37 ANY Psa94:18 When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.
38 KhOM Psa91:9 Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;
39 RHO Psa118:16 The right hand of the LORD is exalted: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.
40 YYZ Psa115:11 Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
41 HHH Psa120:2 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.
42 MYC Psa121:7 The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.
43 VVL Psa121:8 The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
44 YLH Psa106:2 Who can utter the mighty acts of the LORD? who can shew forth all his praise?
45 SAL Psa33:22 Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.
46 ORI Psa38:21 Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me.
47 OShL Psa100:2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
48 MYH Psa109:30 I will greatly praise the LORD with my mouth; yea, I will praise him among the multitude.
49 VHV Psa145:3 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
50 DNY Psa9:2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.
51 HKhS Psa104:31 The glory of the LORD shall endure for ever: the LORD shall rejoice in his works.
52 OMM Psa25:6 Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old.
53 NNO Psa33:18 Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
54 NYT Psa16:5 The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.
55 MBH Psa103:19 The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all.
56 FVY Psa149:4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
57 NMM Psa145:14 The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.
58 YYL Psa113:2 Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and for evermore.
59 HRKh Psa94:22 But the LORD is my defence; and my God is the rock of my refuge.
60 MTzR Psa34:16 The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
61 VMB Psa8:1 O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.
62 YHH Psa24:5 He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.
63 ONV Psa37:4 Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
64 MKhY Psa30:10 Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD, be thou my helper.
65 DMB Psa90:13 Return, O LORD, how long? and let it repent thee concerning thy servants.
66 MNK Psa87:2 The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
67 AYO Psa18:46 The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.
68 KhBV Psa132:13 For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation.
69 RAH Psa119:145 I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes.
70 YBM Psa145:17 The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
71 HYY Psa121:5 The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.
72 MVM Psa131:3 Let Israel hope in the LORD from henceforth and for ever.

Transliteration table
Aleph A Bet B Gimmel G
Daleth D Heh H Vav V
Zayin Z Kheth Kh Teth T
Yod Y Caph C Lamed L
Mem M Nun N Samech S
Ayin O Peh P Tzaddi Tz
Koph K Resh R Shin Sh
Tav T



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