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12 Therefore shalt thou put them (my heart also in the midst of my to figlit, and the strings of thy bow body is even like melting wax. shalt thou make ready against the 15 My strength is dried up like lace of them.

a potsherd, and my tongue cleaveth 13 Be thou exalted, Lord, in to my gums, and thou shalt bring thine own strength; so will we me into the dust of death. sing and praise thy power.

16 For many dogs are come about EVENING PRAYER. me, and the council of the wicked Psalm 22. Deus, Deus mells. layeth siege against me. My God, my God, look upon me! 17 They pierced my hands and why hast thou forsaken me, my feet: 1

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2 O my God, I cry in the day 18 They part my garments among time, but thou hearest not: and in them, and cast lots upon my vesthe night-season also I take no rest. ture.

8 And thou continuest holy, O 19 But be not thou far from me, thou worship of Israel.

O Lord; thou art my succour, haste 4 Our fathers hoped in thee; thee to help me. they trusted in thee, and thou didst 20 Deliver my soul from the deliver them.

sword, my darling from the power 5 They called upon thee, and of the dog. were holpen; they put their trust 21 Save me from the lion's mouth; in shee, and were not confounded. thou hast heard me also from among

© But as for me, I am a worm, the horns of :he cnicorns. uod no man; a very scorn of men, 22 I will declare thy name unto anci the outcast of the people. my brethren; in the milst of the

7 All they that see me, laugh me congregation will I praise thee. Lo scorn; they shoot out their lips, 23 0 praise the Lord, ye that and shake their heads, saying, fear him; magnify him, ali ye of

8 He trusted in God, that he the seed of Jacob; and fear him, would deliver him; let him deliver all ye seed of Israel. him, if he will have him.

24 For he hath not despised nor 9 But thou art he that took me abhorred the low estate of the poor; cut of my mother's womb; thou he hath not hid his face from him; wast my hope, when I hanged yet but when he called unto him, he upon my mother's breasts. heard him.

10 I have been left unto thee 25 My praise is of thee in the ever since I was born; thou art my great congregation; my vows will Goleven from my mother's womb. I perform in the sight of them that

11 () go not fivm me; for trouble fear him. is hard at hand, and there is none 26 The poor shall eat, and be to help me.

satisfied; they that seek after the 12 Many oxen are come about Lord, shall praise him : your heart me; fat bulls of Basan close me in shall live for ever. on every side.

27 All the ends of the world 13. They gape upon me with their shall remember themselves, and mouths, as it were a ramping and be turned unto the Lord; and all a maring lion.

the kindreds of the nations shall 14 I am poured out like water, worship before him. and all my bones are out of joint;! 28 For the kingdom is the Lord's,

avui he is the Governor among the and a pure heart; and that hath not people.

litt up lois niind unto vanity, nur 29 All such as be fat upon earth sworu to deceive his neighbour. have eaten, and worshipped. 5 He shall receive the blessing

30 All they that go down into from the Lord, and righteousness the dust shall kneet before hin, tiom the God of his salvation. and no man hath quickened his 6 This is the generation of them own soul.

that seek him; even of them thart 31 My seed shall serve him ; seek thy face, O Jacob. they shall be counted unto the Lord 7 Lift up your heads, Oye gates; for a generation.

and be ye lift up, ye everlasting 32 They shall come, and the hea-doors; and the King of glory shall vens shall declare his righteousness come in. unto a people that shall be born, 8 Who is the King of glory? it is whom the Lord hath made. the Lord strong and mighty, even Psalm 23. Dominus regit me. the Lord mighty in battle. WE Lord is my shepherd; there 9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates;

and be ye lift up, ye everlasting 2 He shall feed me in a green pas-doors ; and the King of glory shall ture, and lead me forth beside the come in. waters of comfort.

10 Who is the King of glory? 3 He shall convert my soul, and even the Lord of hosts, he is the bring me forth in the paths of righ- King of glory: teousness for his name's sake. Psalm 25. Ad te, Domine, levarr. , I the

up my soul; -my God, I have fear no evil; for thou art with me, put my trust in thee: O let me not thy rod and thy staff comfort me. be confounded, neither let mine

5 Thou shalt prepare a table be- enemies triumph over me. fore me against them that trouble 2 For all they that hope in thee me; thou hast anointed my head shall not be ashamed; but such as with oil, and my cup shall be full. transgress without a cause, shall be

6 But thy loving-kinduess and put to confusion. mercy shall follow me all the days 3 Show me thy ways, O Lord, of my lifu; and I will dwell in the and teach me thy patlis. house of the Lord for ever.

4 Lead me forth in thy truth,

and learn me; for thou art the The fifth Day. God of my salvation : in thee hath MORNING PRAYER. been my hope all the day long. Psalm 24. Domini est terra. 5 Call to remembrance, O Lord,

, that therein is; the compass kindnesses, which have been ever of the world, and they that dwell of old. therein.

6 O remember not the sins and 2 For he hath founded it upon offences of my youth; but accorta the seas, and prepared it upon the ing to thy mercy think thou upon floods.

me, O Loril, for thy goodness. 3 Who shall ascend into the hill 7 Gracious and righteous is the of the Lord? or who shall rise up Lord; therefore will he teach sin. in lais holy place?

ners in the way. Even he that hath clean hanris, 8 Them that are meek shall be

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gude in judgment; and such as are sons; neither will I have fellowship gentle, them shall he learn his way. with the deceitful.

9 All the paths of the Lord are 5 I have hated the congregation mercy and truth, unto such as keep of the wicked; and will not sit his covenant and his testimonies. among the ungodly.

10 For thy name's sake, O Lord, 6 I will wash my hands in innobe merciful unto my sin í for it is cency, O Lord ; and so will I go to great.

thine altar. 11 What man is he that feareth 7 That I may show the voice of the Lord ? him shall he teach in the thanksgiving, and tell of all thy way that he shall choose.

wondrous works. i2 His soul shall dwell at ease, 8 Lord, I have loved the habita. and his seed shall inherit the land. tion of thy house, and the place

13 The secret of the Lord is where thine honour dwelleth. among them that fear him, and he 90 shut not up my soul with will show then his covenant. the sinners, nor my life with the

14 Minc eyes are ever looking blood-thirsty; unto the Lord; for he shall pluck 10 In whose hands is wickedness, my feet out of the net.

and their right hand is full of gifts. 15 Turu thee unto ine, and 11 But as for me, I will walk have mercy upon me; for I am innocently : O deliver me, and be desolate, and in misery.

merciful unto me. 16 The sorrows of my heart 12 My foot standeth right: I will are enlarged: O bring thou me praise the Lord in the congregations. out of my troubles.

EVENING PRAYER. 17 Look upon my adversity and Psalm 27. I)ominus illuminatio. minery and foreignemen aning som The patird, is born light and my many they are ; and they bear a fear? the Lord is the strength of tyrandous hate against me. my life, of whom then shall I be

19 O keep my soul, and deliver afraid? me: let me not be confounded, 2 When the wicked, even mine for I have put my trust in thee. enemies and my foes, came upon

20 Let perfectness and righte-me to eat up my flesh, they stum. aus dealing wait upon me; for my bled and fell. hope hath been in thee.

3 Though an host of men were 21 Deliver Israel, O God, out laid against me, yet shall not my of all his troubles.

heart be afraid ; and though there Psalm 26. Judica me, Domine, rose up war against me, yet will I

put my trust in thee. BE thou my judge, O Lord, for 4 One thing have I desired of

I have walked innocently, my the Lord, which I will require ; trust hath been also in the Lord, even that I may dwell in the house therefore shall I not fall.

of the Lord all the days of my life, 2 Examine me, O Lord, and to behold the fair beauty of the prove me; try out my reins and Lord, and to visit his teinple. my heart

5 For in the time of trouble le 3 For thy loving-kindness is shall hide me in his tabernacle; ever before mine eyes; and I will yea, in the secret place of bis dwellwalk in thy truth.

ing shall he hide me, and set me I have not dwelt with vain per- up upon a inek of stoue.

6 And now shall be lift up minej 4 Reware them according to their head above mire enemics round leeds, and accorling to the wicked. about nie.

ness of their own inventions. 7 Therefore will I offer in his

5 Recompense them after the dwelling an oblation, with great work of their hands; pay them that glaulness: I will sing and speak they have deserved. puraises unto the Lord.

6 For they regard not in their 8 Ilearken unto my voice, O mind the works of the Lord, nor Lor, when I cry unto thee; have the operation of his hands; there. mercy upon me, and hear me. fore shall he break them down, and

y My heart liath talked of thee, not build them up. Seek yc my face: thy face, Lord, 7 Praised be the Lord; for he will I seek.

hath heard the voice of my humble 100 hide not thou thy face from petitions. me, nor cast thy servant away in 8 The Lord is my strength, and displeasure.

my shield; my heart hath trusted il Thou hast been my succour; in him, and I am helped; therefore leave me ont, neither forsake me, my heart danceth for joy, and in O God of my salvation.

my song will I praise him. 12 When my fatherand my mother 9 The Lord is my strength, and fursake me, the Lord taketh me up. She is the wholesome defence of his

15 Teach me thy way, O Loril, Anointed. and lead me in the right way, be 10 O save thy people, and give cause of mine enemies.

thy blessing unto thine inheritance: 14 Deliver ine not over into the feed them, and set them up forever. will of mine adversaries: for there Psalm 29. Afferte Domino. are false witnesses rigen up against B RING unto the Lord, 0 ye me, and such as speak wrong. mighly, bring young rams un,

15 I should utterly have fainted, to the Lorl; ascribe unto the Lord but that I believe verily to see the worship and strength. goodness of the Lord in the land 2 Give the Lord the honour due of the living

unto his name; worship the Lord 16 O tarry thou the Lord's lei- with holy worship. sue; be strong, and he shall com 3 It is the Lord that commandfort thine heart; and put thou thy eth the waters; it is the glorious trust in the Lord.

God that maketh the thunder. Psalm 28. Ad te, Domine. 4 It is the Lord that ruleth the

my strength: think' no scorn in operation ; the voice of the Luru of mė; lest, if thou make as though is a glorious voice. thou hearest not, I become like 5 The voice of the Lorrl break them that go down into the pit. eth the cedar trees; yea, the Lord

2 Hear the voice of my humble breaketh the cedars of Libanus. petitions, when I cry unto thee; 6 He maketh them also to skip when I hold up my hands towards like a calf; Libanus also and Sirion the mercy-seat of thy holy temple. Like a young unicorn.

30 pluck me not away, neither 7 The voice of the Lord divideth destroy' me with the ungodly and the flames of fire; the voice of the wicked doers, which speak friendly lord shaketh the wilderness; yea, to their neighbours, but imagine the Lord shakech the wilderness of mischief in their learte.

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8 The voice of the Lord maketh, 13 Therefore shall every good the hinds to bring forth young, and man sing of thy praise without discovereth the thick bushes: in ceasing : 0) my God, I will give nis temple doth every inan speak thanks unto thee for ever. of his honour.

Psalm 31. In te, Donaine, speravi. 9 The Lord sitteth above the IN thee, O Lord, have I put my water tood, and the Lord remain trust; let me never be put lo eth a King for ever.

confusion ; deliver me in thy right10 The Lord shall give strengtheousness. unto his people; the Lord shall give

2 Bow down thine ear to me; his people the blessing of peace.

make haste to deliver me.

3 And be thou my suong rock, The sirth Day. and house of defence, that thou MORNING PRAYER. Inayest save me; Psalm 30. Exultubo te, Domine. 4 For thou art my strong rock, I , ;

thou hast set me up, and not guide, and lead me for thy name's marle my foes to triumph over me. sake.

2 O Lord, my God, I cried unto 5 Draw me out of the net that chce; and thou hast healed me. they have laid privily for me ; for

3 Thou, Lord, hast brought my thou art my strength. mul out of hell : thou hast kept my 6 Into thy hands I commend my Lite from them that go down to the spirit; for thou hast redeemed me, pit.

O Lord, thou God of truth. 4 Sing praises unto the Lord, O 7 I have hated them that hold of ge saints of his ; and give thanks superstitious vanities, and my trust unto him, for a remembrance of his hath been in the Lord. holiness.

8 I will be glad, and rejoice in 5 For his wrath endureth but the thy mercy; for thou hast considertwinkling of an eye, and in his plea- ed my trouble, and hast known my sure is lite ; heaviness may endure soul in adversities. for a night, but joy cometh in the 9 Thou hast not shut me up into morning.

the hand of the enemy, but hast 6 And in my prosperity I sail, set my feet in a large room. I shall never be removed ; thou, 10 'Have mercy upon me, O Loril, of thy goodness, hast made Lord, for I am in trouble, and mine my hill so strong.

eye is consumed for very heaviness; 7 Thou dilst turn thy face from yea, my soul and my badly. me, and I was troubled.

11 For my life is waxen old with 8 Tlien cried l unto thee, O Lorel; heaviness,and my years with mournand gat me to my Lord right humbly. Jing.

9 What profit is there in my 12 My strength faileth me, beblood, when I go down to the pit? cause of mine iniquity, and my

10 Shall the dust give thanks un- bones are consumed. to thee? or shall it declare thy truth? 13 I became a reproof among all

11 Hlear, O Lord, and have mercy mine enemies, but especially among apon me; Lord, he thou my helper. my neighbours; and they of mine

12 Thou hast turr.ed my heavi- acquaintance were afraid of me; ness into joy; thou hast put off my and they that did see me without, sackcloth, and girled me with gladi- conveyed themselves from me. Dess:

14 I am clean forgotten as a dead

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