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Esess : incline thine ear unto me, and save unto thee; and so will my soul, whom

thou hast delivered. 2 Be thou my strong bold, whereunto 22 My tongue shall also talk of thy 1 may alway resort : thou hast promised righ cousness all the day long, for they to help ine, fo, thou art my house of de- are confounded and brought unto shame, Sence, and my castle

that seek to do me evil 3 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the ungodly, out of the hand of

Psalın 72

Deus, judicium the unrighteous and cruel man

4 For ihou, O Lord God, art the thing and thy righteousness unto the that I long for thou art my hope, even king's son. from my youth

2 Then shall he judge thy people ac5 Through thee have I been holden up cording unto right, and defend the ever since

thou art he that poor. touk me out of my mother's womb: my 3 The mountains also shall bring peace, praise shall be a ways of thee

and the liv le hills nghteousness unto 6 I am become as it were a monster unto many, but my sure trust is in the 4 He shall keep the simple folk by their

7 let my mouth be filled with thy right, defend the children of the poor, praise, that I may sing of thy glory and and punish the wrong doer. bonour all the day long

5 They shall fear ihee as long as the & Cast me not away in the time of age; sun and moon endureth, from one geneforsake me not when my strength faileth ration to another me :

6 He shall come down like the rain into 9 For mme enemies speak against me a fleece of wool, even as the drops that and they that lay ait for my soul take water the earth. their counsel together, saying, God hath 7 In his time shall the righteous four. forsaken him : persecute hin, and take ish; yea, and abundar.ce of peace, so bim ; for there is none to deliver him

long as the moon endureth 10 Go not far from me, O God; my His dominion shall be also from the God, baste thee to help me.

one sea to the other, and from the flood 11 Let them be con ounded and perish, unto the world's end. that are against my soul; let them be 9 They that dwell in the wildeniess covered with shame and dishonour, that shall kneel before him ; his enemies shall seek to do ine evil

lick the dust 12 As for me. I will patiently abide 10 The kings of Tharsis and of the isles alway, and will praise thee more and shall give presents; the kings of Arabia more

and Saba shall bring gifts 13 My mouth shall daily speak of thy 11 All kings shall fall down betore him; righteousness and salvation ; for I know all nations shall do hi service no end thereof

12 For he shall deliver the poor when 14 I will go forth in the strength of the he crierb: the needy also, and him that Lord God, and will make mention of thy hath no helper righteousness only

13 He shall be favourable to the sim15 'hou, O God, hast laught me rom ple and needy and shall preserve the my youth up until now, thereiore will i souls of the poor tell of thy wondrous works

14 le shall deliver their souls from 16 Forsake me vot, O God, in mme old falsehood and wrong and dear shall age, when I am grey.headed, until I have their blood be in his sight showed thy strength unto this genera

15 He shall live, and unto him shall tion, and thy power to all them that are be given of the gold of Arabia ; prayer yet for to come

shall be made ever unto him, and daily 17 Thy righteousness, O God, is very shall he be praised high, and great things are they that thou 16 There shall be an heup of corn in hast done () God, who is like unto the earth. high upon the hills; his fruit thee :

shall shake like "Libanus, and shall be 18 () what great troubles and adversi- green in the nity like grass upon the ties bast thou showed me and yet didst earth thou turn and refresh me, yea, and 17 His name shall endure for ever; his broughtest me from the deep of the earth name shall remain under the sun amongst again

the posterilies, which shall be blessed 19 Thou hast brought me to great through him; and all the heathen shall honour and comforted me on every praise him side

1 Blessed be the Lord God, even the 20 l'herefore will I praise thee, and God of Israel, which only worth won. thy faithfulness. 0 God. playing upou drous things; An instrumente music : unto thee will 19 And blessed be the name of his I sing upon the hap, thou Holy One majesty for ever : and all the earth shal of Israel

be filled with his Majesty. Amea, 21 My lips will be fain when I sing Amen,



God is the strength of my heart, and my Psalm 73 Quam bonus Israel

portion for ever

26 For lo, they that forsake thee shall TRULY God usloving unto Israel; perish: thou hast destroyed all them that

are a commit fornication against thee heart

27 But it is gnod for me to hold me 2 Nevertheless, my feet were almost fast by God, to put my trust in the gone, my treadings had well nigh slip Lord God, and to speak of all thy works

was grieved at the in the gates of the daughter of Sion wicked I do also see the ungodly in Psalm 74 i't quid, Deus such prosperity

G D, wherefore art thou absent 4 For they are in no peril of death: from us so long" why is thy but art lusty and strong.

wrath so hot against the sheep of thy 5 They come in no misfortune like Olher folk; neither are they plagued like 2 think upon thy congregation, other men

whom thou hast purchased, and redeem6 And this is the cause that they are so ed of old. holden with pride, and overwhelmed with 3 Think upon the tribe of thine inher. cruelty

atance, and mount Sion where in thou 7 Their eyes swell with fatness, and hast dweit they do even what they lust.

4 Lift up thy feet, that thou mayest 8 They corrupt other, and speak of utterly destroy every enemy. which hath wicked blasphemy: their talking is done evil in thy sanctuary against the Most High

5 Thine adversaries roar in the midst 9 For they stretch forth their mouth of thy congregations, and set up their unto the heaven, and their tongue goeth banners for tokens. through the world.

6 He that hewed timber afore out of the 10 Therefore fall the people into them, thick trees, was known to bring it to an and thereout suck they no small advan- excellent work ; Lage.

7 But now they break down all the 11 Tush, say they, how should God carved work thereof with axes and ham perceive it? is there knowledge in the

mers Most High?

8 They have set fire upon thy holy 12 Luthese are the ungodly these places, and have defiled the dwelling. prosper in the world, and these have

place of thy name, even into the ground. riches in possession and I said, Then 9 Yea. they said in their hearts. Let us have I cleansed my heart in vain, and make havock of them altogether Thus washed nine hands in innocency

have they burnt up all the houses of God 13 All the day long have I been pun. in the land. ished, and chastened every morning

0 We see not our to ens; there is not 14 Yea, and I had almost said even as one prophet more : no, not one is there they ; but lo, then I should have con- among us, that understandeth any more demned the generation of thy hildren, 11 God, how long shall the adversa.

15 Then thought I to understand this; ry do this dishonour how long shall the but it was too haru for me,

enemy blaspheme thy name for ever? 16 Unti! I went into the sanctuary of 12 Why withdrawest thou thy hand ? God: then understood l the end of these why pluckest thou not thy right hand

out of thy bosom, to consunie the ene 17 Namely, how thou dost sel them in my? slippery places, and castest them down 13 For God is my King of old ; the and destroyesi them

help that is done upon earth, he doeth it 18 ( hou suddenly do they consume, himselt perish, and come to a fearful end! 14 Thou didst hvide the sea through

19 Yea, even like as a dream when one thy power: thou breakest the heads of awaketh, so shalt thou make their image the dragons


the waters to vanish out of the city

15 Thou smotest the heads of Levia. 20 thus my heart was grieved, and it

than in pieces, and gavest him to be meat went even through my reins

for the people in the wilderness 21 So foolish was 1. and ignorant, even 16 Thou broughtest out fountains, and as it were a beast before thee

waters out of he hard rocks : thou dri. 22 Nevertheless. I am alway by thee; edst up mighty waters for thou hast holden me by my right 17 The day is thme. and the hight is band

thine : thou hast prepared the ligh: and 23 Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel. and after that receive me with Thou hast set all the borders of the glory

earth; thou hast mode summer and 24 Whom have I in hea ven but thee ? winter and there is none u pon earth that I de. 19 Remember this, ( Lord, how the sire in comparison of thee,

enemy hath rebuked ; and how the fool. 25 My flesh and my heart faileth ; but ish people hath blasphemed thy name,


the sun

20 ) deliver not the soul of thy turtle- Thou didst cause thy judgment to dove unto the multitude of the enemies : be beard from heaven: the earth tremand forget not the congregation of the bied, and was still, poor for ever

9 When God a rose to judgment, and to 21 Look upon the covenant ; for all help all the meek upon earth the earth is full of darkness and cruel TO 'The fierceness of man shall turn to habitations

thy praise, and the ferreness of them 22 0 let not the simple go away asha

shalt thou refrain. medl; but let the poor and needy give 11 Promise unto the Lord your God, praise unto thy name

and keep it, all ye that are roumd about 23 Arse, O God, maintain thine own him ; bring presents unto him that cause : remember how the foolish man ought to be feared blasphemeth thee daily

12 e shall rei'rain the spirit of prinnes, 24 Forgel not the voice of thine ene- and is wonderful among the kings of the mies the presumption of them that hate earth thee increaseth ever more and more.

Psalm 77. roce men ad Dominum. The Afteenth Day.

WILL cry unto God with my voice; I

even unto God will I cry with my MORNING PRAYER.

voice, and he shall hearken unto me

2 In the time of my trouble I sought Psalm 75. Conftehimur tibt. the Lord, my sore ran, and ceased not U Nhankstesca, unto thee do we give

in the night season; my soul refused

romfort thanks

3 When I am in heaviness, I will think 2 Thy name also is so nigh; and that upon God: when my heart is vexed, I do thy wondrous works nerlare

will complain 3 When I receive the congregation, I 4 Thou holdest mine eyes waking: I shall judge according unto right am so feeble that I cannot speak.

4 The earth is weak, and all the inhab- 5 I have considered the days of old, ftants thereof: I bear up the pillars of it. and the years that are past

5 I said unto the fools, Deal not so 6 I call to remembrance my song, and madly and to the ungodly, Set not up in the night I commune with mine own your horn

heart, and search out my spirits 6 Set not up your horn on high, and : Will the Lord absent himself for speak not with a stiff neck.

ever, and will he be no more intreated ? 7 For promotion cometh neither from Als his mercy clean gone for ever; the east, nor from the west, nor yet from and is his promise come utterly to an the south.

end for evermore

2 8 And why ? God is the Judge; he put. 9 Hath God torgotten to be gracious ; teth down one, and setteth up another. and will he shut up his loving kindness

9 For in the hand of the Lord the e is a cur. and the wine is redit is full 10 And I said. It is mine own infirmi. mixt, and he pureth out of the same. ly; but I will remember the years of 10 As for the dregs thereof, all the un. the right hand of the Most Highest. godly of the earth shall drink them, and 11 [' will remember the works of the suck them out

Lord, and call to mind the wonders of 11 But I will talk of the God of Jacoby old time and praise him for ever

12 I will think also of all thy works, 12 All the lums of the ungodly also and my talking shall be of thy doings will I break, and the horns of the right- 13 Thy way, O God, is holy: who is cous shall be exalted

so great a God as our God?

14 Thou art the God that doeth won. Psalm 76. Votus in Judaea. ders, and hast declared thy power among I N Jury is God known : his name is the people great in Israel

15. Thou hast mightily delivered thy 2 Al Salem is his tabernacle, and his

people, even the son of Jacob and dwelling in Sion

Joseph 3 There brake he the arrows of the 16 The waters saw thee, O God, the bow, the shield, the sword, and the bat. waters saw thee, and were afraid ; the tle.

depths also were troubled 4 Thou art of more honour and might 17 The clouds poured out water, the than the hills of the robbers

air thundered, and thine arrows went 5 The proud are robbed; they have abroad slept their sleep: and all the men whose 14 The voice of thy thunder was heard hands were mighty, have found nothing. round about the lightnings shone upon

6 At thy rebuke, () God of Jacob, both the ground; the earth was moved, and the chariot and horse are fallen.

shook withal 7 Thou, even thou art to be feared ; 19 Thy way is in the ser, and thy and who may stand in thy sight, when paths in the great waters, and thy fout thou art angry?

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in displeasure


20 Thou leddest thy people like sheep, wroth; so the fire was kindled in Jacob, by the hand of Moses and Aaron.

and there came up heavy displeasure EVENING PRAYER

against Israel:

23 Because they believed ont in God, Psalm 78. Attendite, popule. and put not their trust in his help

24 So he commanded the clouds above, cline your ears unto the words of and opened the doors of heaven. my month


e rained down Manna also upon 2 I will open my mouth in a parable ; them for to eat, and gave them food from I will declare hard sentences of old,

3 Which we have heard and known, 26 So man did eat angel's food : for he and such as our fathers have told ris sent them meal enough.

4 That we should not hide them from 27 He caused the east wind to blow the children of the generations to come

under heaven; and through his power be but to show the honour of the Lord, his brought in the south west wind mighty and wonderful works that he 2 He rained flesh upon them as thick hath done

as dust, and feathered fou is like as the 5 He made a covenant with Jacob, and

sand of the sea. gave Israel a law, which he commanded 29 He let it fallsmong their tents, even our forefathers to teach their children round about their habitation.

6 That their posterity might know it, 30 So they did eat and were well flled; and the children which are yet uoborn; for he gave them their own desire: they

7 To the intent that when they came were not disappointed or their lust tap. they might show their children the 31 But while the meat was yet in their same :

mouths, the heavy wrath of God came 8 That they might put their trust in upon them, and slew the wealthiesti God; and not to forget the works of them; yea, and smote down the chosen God, but to keep his commandments; men that were in Israel,

9 And not to be as their forefathers, a 32 But for all this, they sinned yet faithless and stubborn generation; a more and believer! not his wondrous generation that set no! their heart aright, works and whose spirit cleaveth not steadfastly 33 Therefore their days did he con. unto God;

suine in vanity, and their vears in trou. JO Like as the children of Ephraim ; ble. who being harnessed, and carrying bows, 34 When he slew them, they sought turned themselves back in the day or hin), and Lurned them early, and inquirbattle.

ed after God 11 They kept not the covenant of God, 35 And they remembered that God was and would not walk in his law;

their strength, and that the high God was 12 But forgat what he had done, and their Redeemer the wonderful works that he had showed 36 Nevertheless, they did but Aatter him for them

with their mouth, and dissembled with 13 Marvellous things did he in the him in their tongue. sight of our forefathers, in the land of 37 For their heart was not whole with Eg>pl, even in the field of Zoan. him, neither continued they steadfast in

14 He divided the sea, and let them his covenant go through; he made the waters to 3 But he was so merciful, that he for. stand on an heap.

gave their misdeeds, and destroyed them 15 In th day time also be led them not with a cloud, and all the night through 39 Yea, many a time turned he his with a light of fire

wrath away and would not suffer his 16 He Clave the hard rocks in the wil. whole displeasure to arise derness, and gave them drink thereof, as 40 For he considered that they were it had been out of the great depth.

but flesh, and that they were even a wind 17 He brought waters out of the stony that passeth away, and cometh not rock, so that it gushed out like the rivers.

again 19 Yet for all this, they sinned more 41 Many a time did they provoke him against him, and provoked the Most in the wilderness, and grieved him in the Highest in the wilderness.

desert They tempted God in their hearts, 42 They turred back, and tempted and required meat for their lust God; and mover, the Holy O'ne in Israel. 20 They spake against God also, say. 43 They thought not of his hand, and ing, Shall God prepare a table in the wil. of the day when he delivered them from derness?

the hand of the enemy. 21 he smote the stony rock indeed, 44 How he had wrought his mincles that the water gushed out, and the streams flowed withal : but can he give

in Egypt, and his wonders in the field of bread also, or provide flesh for bis peo. 45 He turned their waters into blood,

so that they might not drink of the rivers. 22 When the Lord heard this, he was 46 He sent lice among them, and de.



voured them up, and frogs to destroy 70 And there he built his temple on them

high, and laid the foundation of it like 47 He gave their fruit unto the cater. the ground which he hath made contin. pillar, and their labour unto the grass. ually hopper

71 He chose David also his servant, 4* He destroyed their vines with hail. and took him away from the sheep-folds : stones. and their mulberry trees with the 72 As he was following the ewes great frost

with young ones, be took him, that he 49 He smote their cattle also with hail. might feed Jacob his people, and Israel stones, and their flocks with hot thun. his inheritance der-bolts

73 So he fed them with a faithful and 50 He cast upon them the furiousness true heart, and ruled them prudently of his wrath, anger, displeasure, and

with all his power. trouble : and sent evil angels among them.

The sirteenth Day. 51 He made a way to his indignation,

MORNING PRAYER. and spared not their soul from death; but gave their life over to the pestilence

Psalm 79. Deus, venerunt. 52" And smote all the first born in GOD, the heathen are come into Egyut, the most principal and mightiest thine inheritance; thy holy temple in the dwellings of Ham

have they defiled, and made Jerusalem 53 But as for his own people, he led an heap of stones them forth like sheep, and carried them 2 The dead bodies of thy servants have in the wilderness like a flock

they given to be meat unto the fowls of 54 He brought them out safely, that the air, and the flesh of thy saints unto they should not fear, and overwhelmed the beasts of the land their enemies with the sea

3 Their blood have they shed like water 55 And brought them within the bor. on every side of Jerusalem, and there ders of his sanctuary, even to his moun.

was no man to bury them tain, which be purchased with his right 4 We are berome an open shame to our hand.

enemies, a very scorn and derision unto 56 He cast out the heathen also before them that are round about us them, caused their land to be divided 5 Lord, how long wilt thou be angry? among them for an heritage, and made shall thy jealousy burn like fire for ever? the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents 6 Pour out thine indignation upon the

57 So they tempted and displeased the heathen that have not known thee; and most high God, and kept not his testi. upon the kingdoms that have not callel monies :

upon thy name : 54 But turned their backs, and fell 7 For they have devoured Jacob, and away like their forefathers : starting laid waste his dwelling-place. aside like a broken bow

Å O remember not our old sins, but 59 For they grieved him with the have mere ipon us, and that soon : for nill-altars, and provoked him to displea- we are core io great misery sure with their images

9 Help us, o God of our salvation, for 60 When God heard this, he was wroth, the glory of thy name: O deliver us, and and took sore displeasure at Israel; be mercifui unto our sins, for thy name's

61 So that he forsook the tabernacle in sake Silo, even the tent that he had pitched 10 Wherefore do the heathen say, among men

Where is now the God ? 62 e delivered their power into cap- 11 O lee the vengeance of thy servants' tivity, and their beauty into the enemies' blood that is shed, be openly showed

upon the brathen, in our sight. 53 le gave his people over also unto 12 () let the sorrowful sigling of the the sword, and was wroth with his in- prisoners come before thee, according heritance.

to the greatness of thy power, preserve 64 Che fire consumed their young men, thou those inal are appointed to die. and their maidens were not given to 13 And for the blasphemy wherewith marriage

our neighbours have blasphemed thee, 65 Their priests were slain with the reward U.ou them. O Lord, seven-fold sword, and there were no widows to into their bosom. make lamentation

14 So we that are thy people, and sheep 66 So the Lord awaked as one out of of thy pasture, shall give thee thanks for olerp.and like a giant refreshed with wine. ever, and will alway be showing forth 67 He smote his enemies in the hinder

thy praise from generation to generation. parts, and put them to a perpetual Shame

Psalm 80. Qui regis Israel. 68 le refused the tabernacle of Jo. seph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim; thou that leadesi Joseph like a

69 But chose the tribe of Judah, even sheep; show thyself also, thou that sit. the bill of Sion, which he loved.

test upon the Cherubim :


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