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tered them; he cast forth lightnings, and I 37 I will follow upon mine enemies, destroyed them

and overtake them ; neither will I turn 15 The springs of waters were seen, again till I have destroyed them and the foundations of the round world | 38 I will smite them, that they shall were discovered at thy chiding, O Lord, not be able to stand, but fall under my At the blasting of the breath of thy dis feet. pleasure

39 Thou hast girdea me with strength 16 He shall send down from on high to Unto the battle; thou shalt throw down fetch me, and shall take me out of many mine enemies under me. waters

40 Thou hast made mine enemies also 17 He shall deliver me from my strong to turn their backs upon me, and I shall est enemy, and from them which hale destroy them that hate me me; for they are too mighty for me. 41 They shall cry, but there shall be

18 They prevented me in the day of my none to help them yea, even unto the trouble ; but the Lord was my upholder. Lord shall they cry, but he shall not

19 He brought me forth also into a hear them. place of liberty; he brought me forth, 42 I will beat them as small as the dust even because he had a favour unto me. before the wind : I will cast them out as

20 The Lord shall reward me after may the clay in the streets righteous dealing, according to the clean 43 Thou shalt deliver me from the ness of my hands shall be recompense strivings of the people, and thou shalt

make me the head of the heathen. 21 Because I have kept the ways of the 44 A people whom I have not known Lord, and have not forsaken my God, as shall serve me the wicked doth

45 As soon as they hear of me, they 22 For I have an eye unto all his laws, shall obey me; but the strange children and will not cast out his commandments shall dissemble with me. from me.

46 The strange children shall fail, and 23 I was also uncorrupt before him, be afraid out of their prisons. and eschewed mine own wickedness. 147 The Lord liveth; and blessed be

24 Therefore shall the Lord reward memy strong helper, and praised be the after my righteous dealing, and accord God of my salvation ing unto the cleanness of my hands in 48 Even the God that seeth that I be his eye-sight.

avenged, and subdueth the people unto 25 With the holy thou shalt be holy. me. and with a perfect man thou shalt be 49 It is he that delivereth me from my perfect

cruel enemies, and setteth me up above 26 With the clean thou shalt be clean, mine adversaries: thou shalt rid me and with the froward thou shalt learn from the wicked man. frowardness

50 For this cause will I give thanks 27 For thou shalt save the people that unto thee, O Lord, among the Gentiles, are in adversity, and shalt bring down and sing raises unto thy name the high looks of the proud

51 Great prosperity giveth he unto his 28 Thou also shalt light my candle ; King, and showeth loving kindness unto the Lord my God shall make my dark David, his Anointed, and unto his seed ness to be light.

for evermore. 29 For in thee I shall discomfit an host of men, and with the help of my God I

The fourth Day. shall leap over the wall.

MORNING PRAYER. 30 The way of God is an undefiled way: the word of the Lord also is tried Psalm 19. Cali enarran!. in the fire he is the defender of all them THE beavens declare the elory of that put their trust in him.

God, and the firmament showeth 31 For who is God, but the Lord ? or his handy work. who hath any strength, except our God ? 2 One day telleth another, and one

32 it is God that girdeth me with night certifieth another. strength of war, and maketh my way 3 There is neither speech nor language, perfect

but their voices are heard among them. 33 He maketh my feet like harts' feet, 4 Their sormd is gone out into all and setteth me up on high.

lands, and their words into the ends of 34 He teacheth mine hands to fight, the world. and mine arms shall break even a bow of 5 In the hath he set & tabernacle steel.

for the sun, which coineth forth as a 35 Thou hast given me the defence of | bridegroom out of his chember, and re. thy salvation; thy right hand also shall joiceth as a grant to run his course hold me up, and thy loving correction 6 It goeth" forth from the uttermost shall make me great.

part of the heaven, and runnell about 36 Thou shall take room enough the into the end of it again, and there is der me for to go, that my footsteps shall nothing hid froin the heat thereof. not slide.

7 The law of the Lord is an undefiled

law, converting the soul; the testimony 7 And why? because the King putteth of the Lord is sure, and giveth wisdom his trust in the Lord; and in the mercy unto the simple.

of the most Highest, he shall not miss 8 The statutes of the Lord are right, carry and rejoice the heart; the command. All thine enemies shall feel chy ment of the Lord is pure, and giveth hand; thy right hand shall find out the light unto the eyes,

that hate thee 9 The fear of the Lord is clean, and 9 Thou shalt make them like a fiery endureth for ever; the judgments of the oven in time of thy wrath : the Lord Lord are true, and righteous altogether. shall destroy them in his displeasure,

10 More to be desired are they than and the fire shall consume them gold, yea, than much fine gold; sweeter 10 Their fruit shalt thou root out of also than honey, and the honey-comb. the earth, and their seed from among

11 Moreover, by them is thy servant the children of men. taught; and in keeping of them there is 11 For they intended mischief against great reward

thee, and imagined such a device as they 12 Who can tell how oft he offendeth ? are not able to perform ; O cleanse thou me from my secret faults. 12 Therefore shalt thou put them to

13 Keep thy servant also from pre Aight, and the strings of thy bow shs 2 sumptuous sins. Jest they get the domin- ! thou make ready against the face of them. ion over me so shall be undefiled 13 Be thou exalted, Lord, in thine owa and innocent from the great offence strength; so will we sing and praise thy

14 Let the words of my mouth, and power. the meditation of my heart, be alway

EVENING PRAYER. acceptable in thy sight, 15 O Lord, my strength, and my Re.

Psalm 22. Deus, Deus meus. deemer

M Y God, my God, look upon me.

W Psalm 20. Exaudiat te Dominus.

why hast thou forsaken me, and art

so far from my health, and from the THE Lord bear thee in the day of

words of my complaint ? 1 trouble: the name of the God of 2 O my God, I cry in the day time Jacob defend thee:

but thou hearest not and in the night. 2 Send thee help from the Sanctuary,

season also I take no rest. and strengthen thee out of Sion :

3 And thou continuest holy, O thou 3 Remember all thy offerings, and ac.

worship of Israel cept thy burnt-sacrifice :

4 Our fathers toped in thee; they 4 Grant thee thy heart's desire, and trusted in thee; and thou didst deliver pulfil all thy mind.

them. 5 We will rejoice in thy salvation, and

5 They called upon thee, and were triumph in the name of the Lord our

olpen; they put their trust in thee God: the Lord perform all thy petitions.

and were not confounded. 6 Now know I that the Lord helpeth

6 But as for me, I am a worm, and no his Anointed, and will hear him from his

man ; & very scorn of men, and the out. holy heaven, even with the wholesome

cast of the people. strength of his right hand.

7 All they that see me, laugh me to 7 Some put their trust in chariots, and scom : they shoot out their lips, ang some in horses; but we will remember

shake their heads. saying, the name of the Lord our God

He trusted in God, that he would de. 8 They are brought down and fallen; liver him: let him deliver him, if he wil but we are risen and stand upright. have hiri.

9 Save, Lord; and hear us. King of 9 But thou art he that took me out of heaven, when we call upon thee.

my mother's wombthou wast my hope, Psalm 21 Domine, in rirtute tua wher I hanged yet upon my mother's M HE King shall rejoice in thy strength, 1 O Lord : exceeding glad shall he be

1 I have been left unto thee ever since of thy salvation.

I was born; thou art my God even from 2 Thou hast given him his heart's de. my mother's womb. sire, and hast not denied him the request

O go not from me ; for trouble is of his lips

nard at hand, and there is none to help 3 For thou shalt prevent him with the me blessings of goodness, and shalt set a 12 Many oxen are come about me; fat crown of gold upon his head

bulls of Basan close me in on every side. 4 He asked life of thee, and thou navest 13 They gape upon me with their him a long life. even for ever and ever. mouths, as it were a ramping and a roar

5 His honour is great in thy salvation; ing lion
glory and great worship shalt thou lay 14 I am poured out like water, and all
upon him.

my bones are out of joint; my hart
6 For thou shalt give him everlasting! Riso in the midst oi my body is even ke
felicity, and make him glad with the joyl melting war.
of thy countenance.

15 My strength is dried up like a po

sherd, and my tongue cleaveth to my 6 But thy loving kindness and mercy gums, and thou shalt bring me into the shall follow me all the days of my life; dust of death.

and I will dwell in the house of the Lord 16 For many dogs are come about me, for ever and the council of the wicked layeth siege against me

The fifth Day. 17 They pierced my hands and my

MORNING PRAYER feet i may tell all my bones: they stand staring and looking upon me.

Psalm 24. Donuini est terra. 1x They part my garments among

THE earth is the Lord's, and all that them, and cast lots upon my vesture 1 therein is the compass of the

19 But be not thou far from me, 0 world, and they that dwell therein. Lord; thou art my succour, haste thee 2 For he hath funded it upon the seas, to beip me.

and prepared it mp the floods. 20 Deliver my soul from the sword,

| 3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the my darling from the power of the dog

| Lord ? or who shall rise up in his holy 21 Save me from the lion's mouth; plae ? thou hast heard me also from am ing the

1 Even he that hath clean bands, and a horns of the unicorns.

pure heart, and that hath not lift up his 22 I will declare thy name unto any min' unto vanity, nor sworn to deceive brethren in the midst of the congrega.

his ne ghl ur. tion will I praise thee.

5 He snall receive the blessing from 23 O praise the Lord, ye that fear him; the Lord, and righteousness from the magnify him, all ye of the seed of Ja. God of his salvation cob; and fear him, all ye seed of Israel. 6 This is the generation of them that 24 For he hath not despised nor abhor.

spek him ; even of them that seek thy Ted the low estate of the poor; he hath

face, (Jacob not hid his face from him but when he

7 Lift up your heads, ye gates; and called unto him, he heard him

be ye lift up. ye everlasting doors; and 25 My praise is of thee in the great

the King of glory shall come 19. congregation ; my vows will perform

Who is the King of glory ? it is the in the sight of them that fear him.

Lord strong and mighty, even the Lord 26 The poor shall eat, and be satisfied ;

mighty in battle. they that seek after the Lord, shall 9 Lift up your heads. () ye gates; and him: your heart shall live for ever. be ye lift up. ye everlasting doors; and 27 All the ends of the world shall re

the King of glory shall come in. member themselves, and be turned unto

10 Who is the King of glory ? even the Lord; and all the kindreds of the

the Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. nations shall worship before him.

Psalm 25. Ad te, Domine, lerari. 24 For the kingdom is the Lord's, and TTNTO thee. O Lord, wiil I lift up my he is the Governor among the people.

soul, my God, I have put my trust 29 All surh as be fat upon earth have in thee: 0 let me but be confoundeu, eaten, and worshippet.

neither let mine enemies triumph over 30 All they that go down into the dust me. sball kneel before him, and no man hath 2 For all they that hope in thee shall quickened his own soul

not be ashamed; but such as transgress 31 My seed shall serve him, they shall without a cause, shall be put to confu. be counted unto the Lord for genera. sion. . ticn.

3 Show me thy ways, O Lord, and 32 They shall come, and the heavens teach me thy paths. shall declare his righteousness unto a 4 Lead me forth in thy truth, and learn people that shall be born, whoin the Lord me for thou art the God of my salvahath made

tion: in thee hath been my hope all the Psalm 23. Dominus regit me. day long THE Lord is my shepherd; therefore 5 Call to remembrance, () Lord, thy 1 can I lar. nothing

tender mercies, and thy loving kindness. 2 He sha.. seed me in a green pasture, les, which have been ever of old and lead me forth beside the waters of 6 O remember not the sins and offencomfort.

ces of my youth, but arcording to thy 3 He shall convert my soul, and bring mercy think thou upon me, O Lord, for me forth in the paths of righteousness thy goodness for his name's sake

7 Gracious and righteous is the Lord : 4 Yea, though I walk through the val Therefore will he teach sinners in the ley of the shadow of death. I will fear no

way evil. for thou art with me, thy rod and Them that are meek shall he guide in thy staff comfort me.

judgment; and such as are gentle, them 5 Thou shalt prepare a table before me shall he learn his way against them that trouble me; thou hast | 9 All the paths of the Lord are mercy anointed my liead with oil, and my cup and truth, unto such as keep his covenant shall be full.

and his testimonies.

10 For thy name's sake, O Lord, be 2 When the wicked, even mine ene. merciful unto my sin; for it is great mies and my foes, came upon me to eat

j1 What man is he that feareth the up my flesh, they stimi led and tell I ord? him shall he teach in the way 3 Though an host of men were laid that he shall choose.

against me, yet shall not my heart be 12 His soul shall dwell at ease, and his afraid; and though there rose up war seed shall inherit the land.

against me, yet will I put my trust in 13 The secret of the Lord is among thee. them that fear him, and he will show 4 One thing have I desired of the Lord, them is covenant

which I will require even that I may 14 Mine eyes are ever looking unto dwell in the house of the Lord all the days the Lord; for he shall pluck my feet out of my lite, to behold the fair beauty of of the net.

the Lord, and to visit his temple 15 Turn thee unto me, and have mercy 5 For in the time of trouble he shall upon me for I am desolate and in hide me in his tabernacle : yes, in the misery

secret place of his dwelling shall he bido 16 The sorrows of my heart are enlarg. me, and set me upon a rock of stone ed : O bring thou me out oi my troubles. 6 And now shall be lift up mine head

17 Look upon my adversity and mise. above mine enemies round about me. ry, and forgive me all my sin

7 Therefore will offer in his dwelling 18 Consider mine enemies how many an oblation, with great gladness: I will they are: and they bear a tyrannous hale sing and epeak praises unto the Lord. egainst me

Hearken unto my voice, O Lord, 19 keep my soul, and deliver me: when I cry unto thee : have mercy upon let me not be confounded, for I have put me, and hear me my trust in thee.

9 My heart hath talked of thee. Seek yo 20 Let perfectness and righteous deal. my face: thy face, Lord, will I seek. ing wait upon me for my hope hath 10 hide not thou thy face from me, been in thee

nor cast the servant away in displeasure. 21 Deliver Israel O God, out of all his I Thou hast been my succour. leave troubles

me not neither forsake me, O God of

my salvation. Psalm 26. Judicht me, Domine.

12 When my father and my mother DE thou my fudge, O Lord, for I have D walked innocently my trust hath

forsake me, the Lord taketh me up been also in the Lord, therefore shall I

13 Teach me thy way. O Lord, and

lead me in the right way. Lecause of not fall

mine enemies. 2 Examine me, O Lord, and prove me ; try out my reins and my heart.

14 Deliver me not over into the will of 3 For thy loving kindness is ever before

mine adversaries for there are false wit

nesses risen up against me, and such as mine eyes and I will walk in the truth 4 I have not dwelt with vain persons;

speak wrong neither will I have fellowship with the

15 I should utterly have fainted, but

that I believe verily to see the goodness deceitful

of the Lord in the land of the living. 5 I have hated the congregation of the

16 O larry thou the Lord's leisure : be wicked; and will not sit among the un

strong, and he shall comfort thine heart; godly. 6 I will wash my hands in innocency,

and put thou thy trust in the Lord. O Lord; and so will I go to thine altar. Psalm 24 Ad te, Domine. 7 That I may show the voice of thanks.

TINTO thee will I cry, O Lord, my giving, and tell of a thy wondrous

U strength : think no scorn of me; works 8 Lord, I have loved the habitation of

lest, if thou make as though thou hearest thy house, and the place where thire

not, 1 hecome like them that go down honour dwelleth

into the pit. 9 shut not up my soul with the sin

2 Hear the voice of my humble peti. ners, nor my life with the blood-thirsty;

tions, when I cry unto thee; when I 10 In whose hands is wickedness, and

hold up my hands towards the mercy. their right hand is full of gifts.

sea: of thy holy temple. 11 But as for me, I will walk inno.

30 pluck me not away, neither de. cently : O deliver me, and be merciful

stroy me with the ungodly and wicked unto me

doers, which speak friendly to their 12 My foot standeth right I will

neighbours, but imagine mischief in their praise the Lord in the congregations.


4 Reward them EVENING PRAYER

according to their

deeds, and according to the wickedness Psalm 27 Dominus illuminatio. of their own inventions THE Lord is my light and my salva- 5 Recompense thein after the work of 1 tion, whom then shall I fear ? the their hands pay coem that they have Lord is the strength of my life, of whom deserved then shall I be at raid ?

16 For they regard not in their mind the

works of the Lord, nor the operation of life, heaviness may endure for a night, bis hands; therefore shall he break them but loy cometh in the morning down, and not build them up

And in my prosperity. I said, I shall 7 Praised be the Lord : for he hath never be removed: thou, Lord, of thy heard the voice of my humble petitions. goodness, hast made my hill so strong.

8 The Lord is my strength, and my 17 Thon didst turn thy face from me, shield: my heart bath trusted in hin, and I was troubled and I am helped, therefore my heart IR Then cried I unto thee, O Lord : and danrech for joy, and in my song will 1 gat me to my Lord right humbly praise him.

9 What profit is there in my blood, 9 The Lord is my strength, and he is when I go down to the pit? the wholesome defence of his Anointed 10 Shall the dust give thanks unto

10 ( save thy people, and give thy thee? or shall it ferlare thy truth? bless ng unto thine inheritance: feed 11 Hear, O Lord, and have merey upthem, and set them up for ever.

on me : Lord. be thou my helper. Psalm 29 Afferte Domino.

12 Thou hast turned my heaviness into

joy thou hast put off my sackcloth, DRING unto the Lord, O ye mighty,

and girded me with gladness. D bring young rams unto the Lord;

13 Therefore shall every good man sing escribe unto the Lord worship and

of thy praise without ceasing Oiny strength

God, I will give thanks unto thee for 2 Give the Lord the honour due unto ever his name : worship the Lord with holy

Psalm 31. In te, Domine, sperarl. worship. 3 It is the Lord that commandeth the

TN thee, O Lord, have I put my trust walers; it is the glorious God that

I let me never be put to confusion; mateth the thunder

deliver me in thy righteousness. 4 It is the Lord that ruleth the sea ;

2 Bow down thine ear to me : make the voice of the Lord is mighty in opera

haste to deliver me tion: the voice of the Lord is a glorious 3 And be thou my strong rock, and voice.

house of defence, that thou mayest savo 5 The voice of the Lord breaketh the me : cedar trees : yea, the Lord breaketh the 4 For thou art my strong rock, and ceders of Libanus

my castle. be thou also my guide, and 6 He maketh them also to skip like a lead me for thy name's sake call, Libanus also and Sirion like a

5 Draw me out of the net that they young unicorn.

have laid privily for me ; for thou art 7 The voice of the Lord divideth the my strength. flames of fire; the voice of the Lord

6 Into thy hands I commend my spir. Bhaketh the wiidemess; yea, the Lord

it for thou hast redeemed me, O Lord, shaketh the wilderness of Cades

thou God of truth. The voice of the Lord maketh the

7 I have hated them that hold of suhinds to bring forth young, and discov.

perstitious vanities, and my trust hath ereth the thick bushes in his temple

been in the Lord

8 I will be glad, and rejoice in thy doth every man speak of bis honour 9 The Lord sitteth above the water

mercy; for thou hast considered my food, and the Lord remaineth a King

trouble, and hast known my scal in adfor ever

versities 10 The Lord shall give strength unin

9 Thou hast not shut me up into the bis people the Lord shall give his peo

hand of the enemy, but hast set my feet ple the blessing of peace

in a large room

10 Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for

I am in trouble, and mine eye is conThe sixth Day

sumed for very heaviness ; yea, my soul MORNING PRAYER

and my body.

11 For my life is waxen old with hea. Psalm 30 Ea altaho te, Domine.

viness, and my years with mourning. I WILL magnify thee, O Lord; for 12 My strength faileth me. because of I thou hast set me up, and not made mine iniquity, and my bones are con my foes to triumph over me.

sumed 2 O Lord, my God, I cried unto thee; 13 I became a reproof among all mine and thou hast bea'.d me.

enemies, but especially among my neigh. 3 Thou. Lord, nast brought my soul bours; and they of mine acquaintance out of hell: thou hast kept my life from were afraid of me; and they that did them that go down to the pit.

see me without, conveyed themselves 4 Sing praises unto the Lord, () ye from me saints of his : and give thanks unto him, 14 I am clean forgotten as a dead man for a remembrance of his boliness out of mind; I am become like a broken

5 For his wrath endureth but the twinkling of an eys, and in his pleasure is 15 For I have heard the blasphemy of

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