Sivut kuvina

16 He shall send down from on high to fetch me and fhall take me out of many waters. 17 He fhall deliver me from my strongest enemy, and from them which hate me for they are too mighty for me.

18 They prevented me in the day of my trouble: but the Lord was my upholder.

19 He brought me forth alfo into a place of liberty: he brought me forth, even because he had a favour unto me.

20The Lord fhall reward me after my righteous dealing: according to the cleanness of my hands fhall he recompenfe me.

21 Because I have kept the ways of the Lord and have not forfaken my God, as the wicked doth.

22 For I have an eye unto all his laws and will not caft out his commandments from me.


[blocks in formation]

with the help of my God I fhall leap over the wall.

30 The way of God is an undefiled way: the word of the Lord alfo is tried in the fire; he is the defender of all them that put their trust in him.

31 For who is God but the Lord: or who hath any strength except our God?

32 It is God that girdeth me with ftrength of war: and maketh my way perfect.

33 He maketh my feet like harts feet: and fetteth me up on high.

34 He teacheth mine hands to fight: and mine arms fhall break even a bow of steel.

35 Thou haft given me the defence of thy falvation: thy right hand alfo fhall hold me up, and thy loving correction fhall make me great.

36 Thou fhalt make room enough under me for to go : that my foot-fteps fhall not flide.

37 I will follow upon mine enemies, and overtake them : neither will I turn again till I have deftroyed them.

38 I will fmite them, that they fhall not be able to stand: but fall under my feet.

39Thou haft girded me with ftrength unto the battle : thou fhalt throw down mine enemies under me.

40 Thou haft made mine enemies alfo to turn their backs upon me and I shall destroy them that hate me.

41 They fhall cry, but there fhall be none to help them: yea, even unto the Lord fhall they cry, but he shall not hear them..

42 I will

42 I will beat them as fmall as the duft before the wind: I will caft them out as the clay in the streets..

43 Thou fhalt deliver me from the ftrivings of the people: and thou falt make me the head of the heathen.

44 A people whom I have not known: fhall ferve me.

nor language: but their voices are heard among them.

4 Their found is gone out into all lands: and their words into the ends of the world.

5 In them hath he feat a tabernacle for the fun: which cometh forth as a bridegroom out of his chamber, and rejoyceth as a giant to run his courfe.

6 It goeth forth from the ut

45 As foon as they hear of me, they fhall obey me but termoft part of the heaven, and the ftrange children fhall diffemble with me.

46 The ftrange children fhall fail: and be afraid out of their prifons.

47 The Lord liveth, and bleffed be my ftrong helper: and praised be the God of my falvation.

48 Even the God that feeth that I be avenged: and fubdueth the people unto me.

49 It is he that delivereth me from my cruel enemies, and fetteth me up above mine adverfaries: thou fhall rid me from the wicked men..

[ocr errors]

50 For this cause will I give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the Gentiles: and fing praifes unto thy Name.

51 Great profperity giveth he unto his King: and fheweth loving kindness unto David his Anointed, and unto his Seed for evermore.

Morning Prayer. Pfalm 19. Cæli enarrant. He heavens declare the The glory of God and the firmament fheweth his handy works.

2 One day telleth another and one night certifiethanother, 3 There is neither fpeech


runneth about unto the end of it again: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.

7 The law of the Lord is an undefiled law, converting the foul: the teftimony of the Lord is fure, and giveth wisdom unto the fimple.

8 The ftatutes of the Lord are right, and rejoyce the heart: the commandment of the Lord is pure and giveth light unto the eyes.

9 The fear of the Lord is clean, and endureth for ever: the judgments of the Lord are true, and righteous altogether.

10 More to be defired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: fweeter alfo than hony, and the hony-comb.

11 Moreover by them is thy fervant taught: and in keeping of them there is great reward.

12 Who can tell how oft he offendeth: O cleanse thou me from my fecret faults.

13 Keep thy fervant alfa from prefumptuous fins, left they get the dominion over me: fo fhall I be undefiled, and innocent from the great offence.

14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart be alway acceptable in thy fight, K 15 O Lord:


[blocks in formation]

3 Remember all thy offerings and accept thy burnt-facrifice.

4 He asked life of thee, and thou gaveft him a long life: even for ever and ever.

5 His honour is great in thy falvation: glory, and great worfhip fhalt thou lay upon him. 6 For thou fhalt give him everlasting felicity: and make him glad with the joy of thy


7 And why? because the King putteth his truft in the Lord and in the mercy of the moft Highest he shall not mif



4 Grant thee thy hearts defire: and fulfil all thy mind. 8 All thine enemies thall 5 We will rejoyce in thy falvation, and triumph in the feel thy hand: thy right hand Name of the Lord our God: fhall find out them that hate the Lord preform all thy peti- thee.


9 Thou fhalt make them like

wrath: the Lord flrall deftroy them in his difpleasure, and the fire fhall confume them.

Now know I, that the Lord a fiery oven in time of thy helpeth his Anointed, and will hear him from his holy Heaven: even with the wholfom ftrength of his right hand.

7 Some put their truft in chariots, and fome in horfes: but we will remember the Name of the Lord our God.

8 They are brought down, and fallen: but we are rifen, and ftand upright.

9 Save, Lord, and hear us, O'King of Heaven: when we call thee.

upon Pfal. 21.Domine, in virtute tua.

He King fhall rejoyce in Tthy ftrength, O Lord: exceeding glad fhall he be of thy falvation.

2 Thou haft given him his hearts defire: and haft not de

10 Their fruit fhalt thou root out of the earth and their feed from among the children of men.

11 For they intended mifchief against thee: and imagined fuch a device as they are not able to perform.

12 Therefore fhalt thou put them to flight: and theft rings of thy bow fhalt thou__make ready against the face of them.

13 Be thou exalted, Lord, in thine own ftrength: fo will we fing, and praife thy power.

Evening Prayer.

Pfalm 22 Deus, Deus meus:

Y God, my God, look

nied him the requeft of his lips. M upon me, why haft thou

3 For thou fhalt prevent him with the bleffings of goodness: and fhalt fet a crown of pure gold upon his head.

forfaken me: and art fo far from my health, and from the words of my complaint?

2 O my God, I cry in the day.

day-time, but thou hearest not: like a potsherd, and my tongue and in the night-feafon alfo I cleaveth to my gums: and thou take no reft. falt bring me into the duft of

3 And thou continueft holy: O thou worship of Ifrael.


16 For many dogs are come 4 Our fathers hoped in thee: about me and the counsel of they trufted in thee, and thou the wicked layeth fiege against didft deliver them.


[ocr errors]

They called upon thee, 17 They pierced my hands and were holpen they put and my feet, I may tell all my their truft in thee, and were bones: they ftand staring and not confounded. looking upon me.

6 But as for me,I am a worm, and no man: a very scorn of men, and the out-caft of the people.

7 All they that fee me, laugh me to fcorn: they fhoot out their lips,and thake their heads, faying,

8 He trufted in God, that

he would deliver him: let him deliver him, if he will have him.

9 But thou art he that took me out of my mothers womb : thou waft my hope, when I hanged yet upon my mothers breafts.

10 I have been left unto thee ever fince I was born: thou art my God even from my mothers womb..

11 O go not from me, for trouble is hard at hand and there is none to help me."


12 Many oxen are come about me fat bulls of Bafan close me in on every fide.

13 They gape upon me with their mouths as it were a ramping and a roring lion.

14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joynt: my heart alfo in the midft of my body is even like melting wax.

15 My ftrength is dried up

18 They part my garments among them: and caft lots upon my vefture.

19 But be not thou far from me, O Lord: thou art my fuc cour, hafte thee to help me.

20 Deliver my foul from the fword: my darling from the power of the dog.

21 Save me from the lions mouth: thou hast heard me alfo from among the horns of the unicorns.

22 I will declare thy Name unto my brethren: in the midft of the congregation will I praise thee.

23 O praife the Lord,ye that fear him: magnifie him, all ye of the feed of Jacob, and fear him, all ye feed of Ifrael.

24 For he hath not difpifed, nor abhorred the low eftate of the poor: he hath not hid his face from him, but when he called unto him, he heard him.

25 My praise is of thee in the great congregation: my vows will I perform in the fight of them that fear him.

26 The poor fhall eat, and be fatisfied; they that feek after the Lord, fhall praise him; your heart fhall live for ever

27 All the ends of the world fhall remember themselves, and K 2

[ocr errors]

be turned unto the Lord and all the kindreds of the nations fhall worship before him..

28 For the kingdom is the Lords: and he is the Governor among the people.

29 All fuch as be fat upon earth have caten, and worThipped.

30 All they that go down into the duft, fhall kneel before him and no man hath quickned his own soul.

31 My feed fhall ferve him: they fhall be counted unto the Lord for a generation.

32 They fhall come, and the heavens fhall declare his righteousness: unto a people that fhall be born, whom the Lord hath made.

Pfalm 23. Dominus regit me. He Lord is my fhepherd Ttherefore can I lack no


2 He fhall feed me in a green pafture and lead me forth befide the waters of comfort.

Morning Prayer. Pfalm 24. Domini eft terra. He earth is the Lords, and, all that therein is: the compafs of the world, and they that dwell therein.


2 For he hath founded it upon the feas and prepared it upon the floods.

3 Who fhall afcend into the hill of the Lord: or who fhall rife up in his holy place?

4 Even he that hath clean hands, and a pure heart: and that hath not lift up his mind unto vanity, not fworn to deceive his neighbour.

5 He fhall receive the blef fing from the Lord : and righteoufnefs from the God of his falvation.

6 This is the generation of them that feck him: even of them that feek thy face, O Jacob.

7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates, and be ye lift up, ye everlafting doors; and the King of glory fhall come in.

3 He fhall convert my foul: 8 Who is the King of glory: and bring me forth in the paths it is the Lord ftrong and mighof righteoufnefs for his Names ty, even the Lord mighty in fake. battle.

4 Yea, though I walk through 9 Lift up your heads, O ye the valley of the fhadow of gates, and be ye lift up, ye death, I will fear no evil: for everlafting doors: and the King thou art with me, thy rod and of glory fhall come in. thy ftaff comfort me.

Thou shalt prepare a table before me against them that trouble me: thou haft anointed my head with oyl, and my cup

hall be full,

6 But thy loving kindness and mercy fhall follow me all the days of my life and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

To Who is the King of glory: even the Lord of hofts, he is the King of glory.

Pfalm 25.Adte,Domine,levavi.

to the info, dny God, lift up my foul, my I have put my truft in thee: O let me not be confounded, neither let mine enemies tri umph over me.

2 For all they that hope in


« EdellinenJatka »