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2 Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Ma den, and his hands were delivered from passes, stir up thy strength, and come making the pots. and help us

7 Thou calledst upon me in troubles, 3 Turn us again, O God, show the and delivered ther, and heard thee light of thy countenance, and we shall be what time as the storm fell upon thee whole.

A proved thee also at the waters of 4 ( Lord God of hosts, how long wilt thou be angry with thy people that pray. 9 Hear, I my people, and I will as eth ?

sure thee, O Israel, if thou wilt hearken 5 Thou feedest them with the bread of unto me tears, and givest them plenteousness of 10 There shall no strange god be in tears to drink.

thee, neither shalt thou worship any 6 Thou hast made us a very strife unto other god our neighbours, and our enemies laugh I lam the Lord thy God, who brought us to scorn.

thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy 7 Turn us again, thou God of hosts, month wide, and I shall fill it. . show the light of thy countenance, and 12 But my people would not hear my we shall be whole

voice; and Israel would not obey me: 8 Thou hast brought a vine out of 13 So I gave them up unto their own Egypt; thou hast cast out the heathen, hearts. Iusts, and let them follow their and planted it

own imaginations. 9 Thou madest room for it; and when 14 O that my people would have heark. it had taken root, it filled the land ened unt me ; for if Israel had walked

10 "The hills were covered with the in my ways, shadow of it, and the boughs thereof 15 1 should soon have put down their were like the goodly cedar trees

enemies, and turned my hand against 11 She stretched ou. her branches unto their adversaries. the sea, and her boughs unto the river. 16 The haters of the Lord should have

12 Why hast thou then broken down been found iars; but their time should her hedge. that all they that go by pluck have endured for ever. off her grapes ?

17 He should have fed them also with 13 The wild boar out of the wood doth the finest wheat flour; and with honey root it up, and the wild beasts of the field out of the stony rock should I have devour it

satisfied thee 14 Turn thee again, thou God of hosts,

EVENING PRAYER. look down from heaven, behold and visit this vine,

Psalm 82. Deus sterit. 15 And the place of the vineyard that

NOD standieth in the congregation of thy right hand hath planted, and the

U princes; he is a Judge among gods.

2 How long will ye give wroug judg. branch thal thou madest so strong for thyself.

ment, and accept the persons of the un16 It is but with fire, and cut down :

godly? and they shall perish at the rebuke of

3 Defend the poor and fatherless; see thy countenance.

that such as are in need and necessity 17 Let thy hand be upon the man of

have right thy right hand, and upon the son of

4 Deliver the outcast and poor; save man, whom thou madest so strong for

them from the hand of the ungodly. thine own self

5 "They will not be learned, nor under18 And so will not we go back from

sland, but walk on still in darkness : all thee : ( let us live, and we shall call

the foundations of the earth are out of upon thy name.

course 19 Tum us aga'n, Lord God of

6 I have said, Ye are gods. and ye are hosts; show the light of thy counte.

the children of the Most Highest : nance, and we shall be whole.

7 But ye shall die like men, and fall

like one of the princes Psalm 81 Eaultute Deo.

Arise. () God, and judge thou the SING we merrily unto God, our

earth; for thou shalt take all heathen to strength; make a beerful noise

thine inheritance. unto the God of Jacob.

Psalm 23. Deus, quis similis 2 Take the psalm, bring hither the ta. TOLL not thy tongue, O God, keep bret, the merry harp, with the lute. n not still silence : refrain not thy.

3 Blow up the trumpet in the new self. O God; moon, even in the time appointed, and 2 For lo, thine enemies make a mur upon our solemn feast day

muring ; and they that hate thee have 4 For this was made a statute for lift up their head Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob. 3 They have imagined craftily against

5 This he ordained in Joseph for a les thy people, and taken counsel against thy timony, when he came out of the land of secret ones. Egypt, and had heard a strange language. 4 They bave said, Come, and let us 6 1 eased his shoulder from the burrout them out, that they be no more

people, and that the name of Israel may 12 For the Lord God is a light and debe no more in remembrance.

fence; the Lord will give grace and wor. 5 For they have cast their heads to.

ship: and no good thing shall be withgether with one consent, and are consed. hold from them that live a godly life. erate against thee

13 O Lord God of hosts, blessed is the 6 The tabernacles of the Edomites, and man that putteth his trust in thee the Ishmaelites : the Moabites, and Ha.

Psalm 85 Benedizisti. Domine. garenes; 7 Gebal, and Ammou, and Amaiek ;

TORD, thou art become gracions un the Philistines, with them that dwell alu to thy land; thou hast turned away Tyre.

the captivity of Jacob. 8 Assur also is joined with them, and 2 Thou hast forgiven the offence of thy have holpen the children of Lot

people, and covered all their sins. 9 But do thou to them as unto the 3 Thou hast taken away all thy disMidianites ; unto Sisera, and unto Jabin pleasure, and turned thyself from thy at the brook of Kinn;

wrathful indignation. 10 Who perished at Endor, and became 4 Turn us then, O God our Saviour, as the dung of the earth.

and let thine anger cease from us. 11 Make their and their princes like 5 Wilt thou be displeased at us for Oreb and Zeb, yea, inake all their ever ? and wilt thou stretch out thy princes like as Zeba and Salmana; wrath from one generation to another ?

12 Who say, Let us take to ourselves 6 Wilt thou not turn again, and quick. the houses of God in possession.

en us, that thy people may rejoice in 13 O my God, make them like unto a thee? wheel, and as the stubble before tha 7 Show us thy, mercy, O Lord, and wind.

grant us thy salvation. 14 Like as the fire that burneth up the I will hearken what the Lord God wood, and as the flame that consumeth | will say concerning me ; for he shall the mountains.

speak peace unto his people, and to his 15 Persecute them even so with thy saints, that they turn not again. tempest, and make them afraid with thy 9 For his salvation is nigh them that storm

fear him ; that glory may dwell in our 16 Make their faces ashamed, O Lord, land. that they may seek thy name.

10 Mercy and truth are met together; 17 Let them be ronfounded and vexed righteousness and peace have kissed each ever more and more ; let them be put to other. shame, and perish

11 Truth shall nourish out of the earth, 18 And they shall know that thou, and righteousness hath looked down whose name is Jehovah, art only the from heaven Most Highest over all the earth.

12 Yea, the Lord shall show loving Psalm 4. Quam dilecta ! kindness, and our land shall give ber in. HOW amiable are thy dwelungs, crease. thou Lord of hosts!

13 Righteousness shall go before him, 2 My soul hath a desire and longing to and he shall direct his going in the way. cnter into the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living

The seventeenth Day. God.

MORNING PRAYER. 3 Vea, the sparrow hath found her an house, and the swallow a nest, where

Psalm 86. Inclina, Domine she may lay her young ; even thy altars, DOW down thine ear, O Lor , and O Lord of hosts, my king and my God. D hear me ; for I am poor, and in

4 Blessed are they that dwell in thy misery. house; they will be alway praising thee. 2 Preserve thou my soul; for I am

5 Blessed is the man whose strength is holy: my God, save thy servant that in thee; in whose heart are thy ways. putteth his trust in thee

6 Who, going through the vale of mis- 3 Be merciful unto me, O Lord; for ery, use it for a well ; and the pools are will call daily upon thee. filled with water

4 Comfort the soul of thy servant; for 7 They will go from strength to unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. strength, and unto the God of gods ap 5 For thou, Lord, art good and gra. peareth every one of them in Sion.

cious, and of great mercy unto all them 8 O Lord God of hosts, hear my pray that call upon thee. er; hearken, O God of Jacob:

6 Give ear, Lord, unto my prayer, and 9' Bebold, O God, our defender, and ponder the voice of my humble desires. look upon the face of thine Anointed. 7 In the time of my trouble I will call

10 For one day in thy courts is better upon thee; for thou hearest me. than a thousand

Among the gods there is none like 11 I had rather be a door.keeper in the unto thee, O Lord; there is not one that house of my God, than to dwell in the can do as thou doest. teats of ungodliness.

19 All batjons whom thou hast made,

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shall come and worship thee, O Lord; 7 Thou hast put away mine acquaint. and shall glorify thy name.

ance far from me, and made me to be 10 For thou art great, and doest won. abhorred of them drous things : thou art God alone. 8 I am so fast in prison, that I cannot

Il Teach me thy way, O Lord, and I get forth. will walk in thy truth: O knit my heart 19 My sight faileth for very trouble ; unto thee, that I may fear thy name. Lord, I have called daily upon thee, I

12 I will thank thee, O Lord my God, have stretched forth my hands unto thee. with all my heart, and will praise thy 10 Dost thou show wonders among the name for evermore.

dead? or shall the dead rise up again 13 For great is thy mercy toward me; and praise thee? and thou hast delivered my soul from the 11 Shall thy loving kindness be showed nethermost hell.

in the grave ? or thy faithfulness in de 14 O God, the proud are risen against struction ? me; and the congragations of naughty 12 Shall thy wondrous works be known men have sought after my soul, and have in the dark ? and thy righteousness is not set thee before their eyes.

the land where all things are forgotten ? 15 But thou, O Lord God, art full of 13 Unto thee have I cried, O Lord; compassion and mercy, long-suffering and early shall my prayer come before plenteous in goodness and truth.

thee. 16 O turn thee then unto me, and have 14 Lord, why abhorrest thou my soul, mercy upon me; give thy strength unto and hidest thou thy face from me ? thy servant, and help the son of thine 15 I am in misery, and like unto him handmaid.

that is at the point to die; even from 17 Show some token upon me for my youth up, thy terrors have I suffered good; that they who hate me niay see it, with a troubled mind. and be ashamed, because thou, Lord, 16 Thy wrathful displeasure goeth last holpen me, and comforted nie. over me, and the fear of thee hath undone Psalm 87. Fundamenta ejus.

me. TTER foundations are upon the holy

17 They came round about me daily I hills: the Lord loveth the gates of

like water, and compassed me together Sion more than all the dwellings of

on every side Jacob

18 My lovers and friends hast thon 3 Very excellent things are spoken of

es are spoken or put away from me, and hid mine ao thee, thou city of God.

quaintance out of my sight. 3 I will think upon Rahab and Baby.

EVENING PRAYER. Ion, with thein that know me

Psalm 89. Misericordias Domini. 4 Behold ye the Philistines also, and

MMY song shall be alway of the loving they of Tyre, with the Morians; lo

M kindness of the Lord; with my there was he born.

mouth will I ever be showing thy truth, 5 And of Sion it shall be reported, that

from one generation to another. he was born in her; and Ule Most High

2 For I have said, Merey shall be set shall stablish her.

up for ever, thy truth shalt thou stablish 6 The Lord shall rehearse it, when he

in the heavens. writeth up the people, that he was born

3 I have made a covenant with my there.

chosen; I have sworn unto David my 7 The singers also and trumpeters shall

servant he rehearse : All my fresh springs shall

4 Thy sced will I stablish for ever, and be in thee.

set up thy throne from one generation to

another. Psalm 88. Domine, Deus.

5 O Lord, the very heavens shall praise LORD, God of my salvation, I thy wondrous works; and thy truth in

have cried day and night before the congregation of the saints. thee: O let my prayer enter into thy 6 For who is he among the clouds, that presence; incline thine ear unto my call. shall be compared unto the Lord ? ing;

7 And what is he among the gods, that & For my soul is full of trouble, and shall be like unto the Lord ? my life draweth nigt unto hell.

8 God is very greatly to be feared in 3 I am counted as one of them that go the council of the saints, and to be had down into the pit, and I have been even in reverence of all them that are round as a man that hath no strength

about him 4 Free among the dead, like unto them 9 O Lord God of hosts, who is like that are wounded, and lie in the grave, unto thee? thy truth, most nighty who are out of remembrance, and are Lord, is on every side. cut away from thy hand

10 Thou rulest the raging of the sea 5 Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, thou stillest the waves thereof when they in a place of darkness, and in the deep.

6 Thine indignation lieth hard upon 1. Thou hast subdued Egypt, and de me, and thou hast vexed me with all thy stroyed it; thou hast scattered thine storma.

enemies abroad with thy mighty area.

12 The heavens are thine, the earth saken thine Anointed, and art displeased also is thine; thou hast laid the founda- at him. tion of the round world, and all that I 38 Thou hast broken the covenant of therein is.

thy servant, and cast his crown to the 13 Thou hast made the north and the ground. south; Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice 39 Thou hast overthrown all bis hedg. in thy name.

es, and broken down his strong holds. 14 Thou hast a mighty arm; strong is 40 All they that go by spoil him, and thy hand, and high is thy right hand. he is become a reproach to his neigh

15 Righteousness and equity are the bours. habitation of thy seat; mercy and truth 41 Thou bast set up the right hand of shall go before thy face.

his enemies, and made all his adversaries 16 Blessed is the people, O Lord, that can rejoice in thee; they shall walk in 42 Thou hast taken away the edge of the light of thy countenance.

his sword, and givest him not victory in 17 Their delight shall be daily in thy the battle. name; and in thy righteousness shall 43 Thou hast put out his glory, and they make their boast.

cast his throne down to the ground. 18 For thou art the glory of their 44 The days of his youth hast thou strength, and in thy loving kindness thou shortened, and covered him with disshalt lift up our hors:

honour. 19 For the Lord is our defence ; the 45 Lord, how long wilt thou hide thy. Holy One of Israel is our King.

self? for ever? and shall thy wrath burn 20 Thou spakest sometime in visions like fire ? unto thy saints, and saidst, I have laid 46 O remember how short my time is ; help upon one that is mighty, I have ex- wherefore hast thou made all men for ulted one chosen out of the people. nought?

21 I have found David my servant ; 47 What man is he that liveth, and with my boly oil have I anointed him. shall not see death ? and shall he deliver

22 My hand shall hold him fast, and his soul from the band of hell ? my arm shall strengthen him.

148 Lord, where are thy old loving 23 The enemy shall not be able to do kindnesses, which thou swarest unto him violence; the son of wickedness David in thy truth? shall not hurt him

49 Remember, Lord, the rebuke that 24 I will smite down his foes before thy servants have, and how I do bear in nis face, and plague them that hate him. my bosom the rebukes of many people ;

25 My truth also and my mercy shall 50 Wherewith thine enemies have blasbe with him ; and in my name shall his phemed thee, and slandered the footsteps horn be exalled.

of thine Anointed : Praised be the Lord 26 I will set his dominion also in the for evermore. Amen and Amen. sca, and his right hand in the floods. 27 He shall call me, Thou art my Fa

The eighteenth Day. ter, my God, and my strong salvation.

MORNING PRAYER. 28 And I will make him my first-born, higher than the kings of the earth.

Psalm 90. Domine, refugium. 29 My mercy will I keep for him for T ORD, thou hast been our refuge, evermore, and my covenant shall stand U from one generation to another. fast with him.

2 Before the mountains were brought 30 His seed also will I make to endure forth, or ever the earth and the world for ever, and his throne as the days of were made, thou art God from everlastheaven.

ing, and world without end 31 But if his children forsake my law, 3 Tbou turnest man to destruction ; and walk not in my judgments :

again thou sayest, Come again, ye chil32 If they break my statutes, and keepdren of men not my commandments; I will visit 4 For a thousand years in thy sight are their offences with the rod, and their sin but as yesterday, seeing that is past as with scourges.

a watch in the night. 33 Nevertheless, my loving kindness 5 As soon as thou scatterest them, they will not utterly take from him, nor suf are even as a sleep, and fade away sud. fer my truth to fail.

denly like the grass. 34 My covenant will I not break, nor 6 In the morning it is green, and grow alter the thing Wat is gone out of my eth up; but in the evening it is cut hps : I have worn once by my boliness, down, dried up, and withered that I will not fail David.

7 For we consume away in thy dis35 His Seed shall endure for ever, and pleasure, and are afraid at thy wrathful his seat is like as the sun before me. indignation,

36 He shall stand fast for evermore as 1. Thou hast set our misdeeds before the moon, and as the faithful witness in thee, and our secret sins in the light of henven.

thy countenance. 37 But thou hast abhorred and for 9 For when thou art angry, all our day

are gone; we bring our years to an end, set him up, because he hath known my as it were tale that is told.

name. 10 The days ol our age are threescore 15 e shall call upon me, and I will years and ten; and though men be so hear him; yea, I am with him in trou. strong that they come to ourscore years, ble; I will deliver him, and bring him to yet is their strength then but labour and honour. sorrow; so soon passeth it away, and 16 With long life will I satisfy him, we are gone.

and show him my salvation. 11 But who regardeth the power of thy Psalm 92. Bonum est confitert. wrath for even thereafter as a man Tis a good thing to give thanks unto feareth, so is thy displeasure,

the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy 12 So teach us to number our days, name, O Most Highest ; that we may apply our hearts unto wis. 2 To tell of thy loving kindpess early dom

in the morning, and of thy truth in the 13 Turn thee again, O Lord; at the last, night-senson ; and be gracious unto thy servants.

3 Upon an instrument of ten string, 14 ) satisfy us with thy mercy, and and upon the lute; upon a loud instru. that soon: so shall we rejoice and be ment, and upon the harp : glad all the days of our life.

4 For thou, Lord, hast made me glad 15 Comfort us again now after the time through thy works, and I will rejoice in that thou hast plagued us; and for the giving praise for the operations of thy years wherein we have suffered adversity. hands.

16 Show thy servants thy work, and 15 O Lord, how glorious are thy works; their children thy glory

thy thoughts are very deep. 17 And the glorious Majesty of the 6 An unwise man doth not weil con1.ord our God be upon us : prosper thou sider this, and a fool doth not under. the work of our hands upon us : 0 pros. stand it. per thou our handy work

7 When the ungodly are green as the

grass, and when all the workers of wickPsalm 91. Qui habitat.

ediness do flourish, then shall they be ITTHOSO dwelleth under the defence destroyed for ever ; but thou, Lord, art VV of the Most High, shall abide the Most Highest for evermore. under the shadow of the Almighty

8 For lo, the enemies, O Lord, lo, 2 1 will say into the Lord, Thou art thine enemies shall perish; and all the my hope and my strong hold. my God, workers of wickedness shall be destroyed. in him will I trust

9 But mine hom shall be exalted like 3 For he shall deliver thee from the the horn of an unicorn; for I am anoint. share of the hunter, and from the noi ed with fresh oil some pestilence

10 Mine eye also shall see his lust of 4 He shall defend thee under his wings, mine enemies, and mine ear shall bear and thou shalt be safe under his feathers : his desire of the wicked that arise up his faithfulness and truth shall be thy against me. shield and buckler.

11 The righteous shall flourish lake a 5 Thou shall not be afraid for any ter- palm-tree, and shall spread abroad like a ror by night, nor for the arrow that flieth cedar in Libanus. by day:

12 Such as are planted in the house of 6 For the pestilence that walketh in the Lord, shall flourish in the courts of darkness. nor for the sickness that de the house of our God stroveth in the noon-day

13 They also shall bring forth more 7 A thousand shall fall beside thee, and fruit in their age, and shall be fat and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it well liking; shall not come migh thee

14 That they may show how true the 8 Yea, with thine eyes shalt thou be. Lord my strength is, and that there is no hold, and see the reward of the ungodly. unrighteousness in him. 9 For thou, Lord, art my hope thou

EVENING PRAYER. hast set thine house of defence very high

Psalm 93 Dominus regnavit. 10 There shall no evil happen unto thee, THE Lord is King, and hath put on neither shall any plague come nigh thy 1 glorious apparel; the Lord hath dwelling

put on his apparel, and girded himself 1) For he shall give his angels charge with strength. over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. 2 He hath made the round world so

12 They shall bear thee in their hands, sure, that it cannot be moved that thou hurt not thy foot against a 3 Ever since the world began, hath thy stone.

seat been prepared; thou art from ever. 13 Thou shalt go upon the lion and ad. la suing der; the young lion and the dragon shalt 4 The floods are risen, O Lord, the thou tread under thy feet.

floods have lift up their voice, the floods 14 Because he hath set his love upon lift up their waves. me, therefore will I deliver him; I will 5 The waves of the sea are mighty, and

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