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have dominion over them in a covenant with me with sacri. the morning : their beauty shall fice. consume in the sepulchre out 6 And the heavens shall of their dwelling..

declare his righteousness; for 15 But God hath delivered God is judge himself. my soul from the place of hell; 7 Hear, O my people, and I for he shall receive me. will speak; I myself will testify

16 Be not thou afraid, though against thee, O Israel ; for I am one be made rich, or if the glory God, even thy God. of his house be increased; 8 I will not reprove thee

17 For he shall carry nothing because of thy sacrifices, or for away with him when he dieth, thy burnt-offerings; because neither shall his pomp follow they were not alway before me. him.

9 I will take no bullock out 18 For while he lived, he of thine house, nor he-goat out counted himself an happy man; of thy folds; and so long as thou dost well 10 For all the beasts of the unto thyself, men will speak forest are mine, and so are the good of thee.

| cattle upon a thousand hills. 19 He shall follow the gene- 11 I know all the fowls upon ration of his fathers, and shall the mountains, and the wild never see light.

beasts of the field are in my 20 Man being in honour sight. hath no understanding, but is 12 If I be hungry, I will not compared unto the beasts that tell thee; for the whole world perish.

is mine, and all that is therein. | 13 Thinkest thou that I will

eat bull's flesh, and drink the THE TENTH DAY.

blood of goats ? MORNING PRAYER.

14 Offer unto God thanksPsalm 50. Deus deorum.

giving, and pay thy vows unto THE LORD, even the most the Most Highest, mighty God, hath spoken, and 15 And call upon me in the called the world, from the rising time of trouble; so will I hear up of the sun unto the going thee, and thou shalt praise me. down thereof.

16 But unto the ungodly said 2 Out of Sion hath God God, Why dost thou preach my appeared in perfect beauty. laws, and takest my covenant

3 Our God shall come, and in thy mouth; shall not keep silence; there 17 Whereas thou hatest to shall go before him a consuming be reformed, and hast cast my fire, and a mighty tempest shall / words behind thee? be stirred up round about him. 18 When thou sawest a thief,

4 He shall call the heaven thou consentedst unto him; and from above, and the earth, thathast been partaker with the he may judge his people. adulterers.

5 Gather my saints together 19 Thou hast let thy mouth unto me; those that have made speak wickedness, and with

thy tongue thou hast set forth | hyssop, and I shall be clean; deceit.

thou shalt wash me, and I shall 20 Thou sattest and spakest be whiter than snow. against thy brother ; yea, and 8 Thou shalt make me hear hast slandered thine own mo- of joy and gladness, that the ther's son.

bones which thou hast broken 21 These things hast thou may rejoice. done, and I held my tongue, ' 9 Turn thy face from my and thou thoughtest wickedly, sins, and put out all my misthat I am even such a one as deeds. thyself; but I will reprove thee, 10 Make me a clean heart, O and set before thee the things God, and renew a right spirit that thou hast done.

within me. 22 O consider this, ye that 11 Cast me not away from forget God, lest I pluck you thy presence, and take not thy away, and there be none to holy Spirit from me. deliver you.

L 12 O give me the comfort of 23 Whoso offereth me thanks thy help again, and stablish me and praise, he honoureth me; with thy free Spirit. and to him that ordereth his 13 Then shall I teach thy conversation right, will I show ways unto the wicked, and the salvation of God.

sinners shall be converted unto

thee. Psalm 51. Miserere mei, Deus.

14 Deliver me from bloodHAVE mercy upon me, o guiltiness, O God, thou that art God, after thy great goodness; the God of my health ; and my according to the multitude of tongue shall sing of thy rightthy mercies, do away mine eousness. offences.

15 Thou shalt open my lips, 2 Wash me thoroughly from O Lord, and my mouth shall my wickedness, and cleanse me show thy praise. from my sin;

| 16 For thou desirest no sacri3 For I acknowledge my fice, else would I give it thee; faults, and my sin is ever before but thou delightest not in burnt

offerings. 4 Against thee only have I 17 The sacrifice of God is a sinned, and done this evil in troubled spirit: a broken and thy sight, that thou mightest be contrite heart, O God, shalt justified in thy saying, and clear thou not despise. when thou art judged.

| 18 O be favourable and gra5 Behold, I was shapen in cious unto Sion; build thou the wickedness, and in sin hath my walls of Jerusalem. mother conceived me.

| 19 Then shalt thou be pleased 6 But lo, thou requirest truth with the sacrifice of righteousin the inward parts, and shalt ness, with the burnt-offerings make me to understand wisdom and oblations; then shall they secretly.

offer young bullocks upon thine 7 Thou shalt purge me with altar.


Psalm 52. Quid gloriaris? heaven upon the children of WHY hoastest thou thyself men, to see if there were any thou tyrant, that thou canst do

that would understand, and seek

after God. mischief? 2 Whereas the goodness of

4 But they are all gone out God endureth yet daily.

of the way, they are altogether 3 Thy tongue imagineth

become abominable ; there is wickedness, and with lies thou

| also none that doeth good, no

not one. cuttest like a sharp razor. 4 Thou hast loved unright

5 Are they not without uneousness more than goodness, derstanding that work wickedand to talk of lies more than

ness, eating up my people as if

| they would eat bread ? they have righteousness. 5 Thou hast loved to speak

not called upon God all words that may do hurt, O

16 They were afraid, where thou false tongue.

no fear was; for God hath 6 Therefore shall God de

broken the bones of him that stroy thee for ever; he shall

besieged thee; thou hast put take thee, and pluck thee out

them to confusion, because GOD of thy dwelling, and root thee

hath despised them. out of the land of the living.

7 O that the salvation were 9 The righteous also shall

given unto Israel out of Sion ! see this, and fear, and shall |

o that the LORD would deliver

his people out of captivity! laugh him to scorn: 8 Lo, this is the man that

8 Then should Jacob rejoice, took not God for his strength; and

and Israel should be right glad but trusted unto the multitude Psalm 54. Deus, in nomine. of his riches, and strengthened |

SAVE me, O God, for thy himself in his wickedness. 9 As for me, I am like a

name's sake, and avenge me in

thy strength. green olive-tree in the house of

2 Hear my prayer, O GOD, God; my trust is in the tender

and hearken unto the words of mercy of God for ever and ever.

my mouth: 10 I will always give thanks

3 For strangers are risen up unto thee for that thou hast

1 against me; and tyrants, which done; and I will hope in thy

have not God before their eyes, name, for thy saints like it well.

seek after my soul. EVENING PRAYER.

4 Behold, God is my helper,

the LORD is with them Psalm 53. Dixit insipiens.


uphold my soul. THE foolish body hath said 5 He shall reward evil unto in his heart, There is no God. mine enemies : destroy thou

2 Corrupt are they, and them in thy truth. become abominable in their 6 An offering of a free heart wickedness; there is none that will I give thee, and praise thy doeth good.

name, O LORD; because it is 3 God looked down from so comfortable.

7 For he hath delivered me adversary that did magnify out of all my trouble ; and mine himself against me ; for then cye hath seen his desire upon peradventure I would have hid mine enemies.

myself from him :

14 But it was even thou, my Psalm 55. Eraudi, Deus.

companion, my guide, and mine HEAR my prayer, O GOD, I own familiar friend. and hide not thyself from my 15 We took sweet counsel petition.

together, and walked in the 2 Take heed unto me, and house of God as friends. hear me, how I mourn in my 16 Let death come hastily prayer, and am vexed.

upon them, and let them go 3 The enemy crieth so, and down quick into hell; for the ungodly cometh on so fast; wickedness is in their dwellings, for they are minded to do me and among them. some mischief, so maliciously 17 As for me, I will call upon are they set against me. God, and the LORD shall save

4 My heart is disquieted me. within me, and the fear of death 18 In the evening, and mornis fallen upon me.

ling, and at noon-day, will I 5 Fearfulness and trembling pray, and that instantly; and are come upon me, and an horri-he shall hear my voice. ble dread hath overwhelmed me. 19 It is he that hath delivered

6 And I said, O that I had my soul in peace, from the wings like a dove! for then battle that was against me; for would I flee away, and be at rest. there were many with me.

7 Lo, then would I get me 20 Yea, even God that enaway far off, and remain in the dureth for ever, shall hear me, wilderness.

and bring them down; for they 8 I would make haste to will not turn, nor fear God. escape, because of the stormy 21 He laid his hands upon wind and tempest.

such as be at peace with him, 9 Destroy their tongues, O and he brake his covenant. LORD, and divide them ; for I 22 The words of his mouth have spied unrighteousness and were softer than butter, having strife in the city.

war in his heart; his words 10 Day and night they go were smoother than oil, and yet about within the walls thereof; they be very swords. mischief also and sorrow are in 23 0 cast thy burthen upon the midst of it.

the Lord, and he shall nourish 11 Wickedness is therein; thee, and shall not suffer the deceit and guile go not out of righteous to fall for ever. their streets.

24 And as for them, thou, O 12 For it is not an open God, shalt bring them into the enemy that hath done me this pit of destruction. dishonour ; for then I could | 25 The blood-thirsty and have borne it :

deceitful men shall not live out 13 Neither was it mine half their days : nevertheless, my trust shall be in thee, O pay my vows; unto thee will I LORD.

give thanks.

13 For thou hast delivered

my soul from death, and my THE ELEVENTH DAY.

feet from falling, that I may MORNING PRAYER. (walk before God in the light Psalm 56. Miserere mei, Deus. lof the living. ❤ \\/2 \/22ņētiņ►ò►Ầ22/22/2 2\/

| Psalm 57. Miserere mei, Deus. for man goeth about to devour me; he is daily fighting and BE merciful unto me, O God, troubling me.

be merciful unto me; for my 2 Mine enemies are daily in soul trusteth in thee; and under hand to swallow me up; for the shadow of thy wings shall they be many that fight against be my refuge, until this tyranny me, o thou Most Highest. be overpast.

3 Nevertheless, though I am 2 I will call unto the most sometimes afraid, yet put I my high God, even unto the God trust in thee.

that shall perform the cause 4 I will praise God because which I have in hand. of his word: I have put my 3 He shall send from heaven, trust in God, and will not fear and save me from the reproof what flesh can do unto me. of him that would eat me up.

5 They daily mistake my 4 God shall send forth his words; all that they imagine is mercy and truth; my soul is to do me evil.

among lions. 6 They hold all together, 5 And I lie even among the and keep themselves close, and children of men, that are set mark my steps, when they lay on fire, whose teeth are spears wait for my soul.

and arrows, and their tongue a 7 Shall they escape for their sharp sword. wickedness? Thou, O God, in 6 set up thyself, O God, thy displeasure, shall cast them above the heavens, and thy down.

glory above all the earth. 8 Thou tellest my wander- 7 They have laid a net for ings: put my tears into thy my feet, and pressed down my bottle : are not these things soul; they have digged a pit noted in thy book?

before me, and are fallen into 9 Whensoever I call upon the midst of it themselves. thee, then shall mine enemies 8 My heart is fixed, O God, be put to flight: this I know ; my heart is fixed; I will sing, for God is on my side. and give praise.

10 In God's word will I 9. Awake up, my glory ; rejoice; in the LORD's word awake, lute and harp: I myself will I comfort me.

will awake right early. 11 Yea, in God have I put! 10 I will give thanks unto my trust; I will not be afraid thee, O LORD, among the peowhat man can do unto me. ple; and I will sing unto thee

12 Unto thee, O God, will I | among the nations.

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