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16 The forrows of my heart are enlarged: O bring thou me out of my troubles.

thee shall not be ashamed: but am defolate, and in misery. fuch as tranfgrefs without a caufe fhall be put to confufion. 3 Shew me thy ways, O Lord and teach me thy paths. 4 Lead me forth in thy truth, and learn me: for thou art the God of my falvation; in thee hath been my hope all the day long.


5 Call to remembrance, O Lord, thy tender mercies: and thy loving kindneffes, which have been ever of old.

6 O remember not the fins and offences of my youth: but according to thy mercy think thou upon me, O Lord, for thy goodness.

7 Gracious and righteous is the Lord: therefore will he teach finners in the way.

17 Look upon my adversity and mifery: and forgive me all my fin.

18 Confider mine enemies how many they are: and they bear a tyrannous hate against me.

19 O keep my foul, and de liver me: let me not be confounded, for I have put my truft in thee.

20 Let perfectness and righteous dealing wait upon me: for my hope hath been in thee.


21 Deliver Ifrael, O God: out of all his troubles. Pfalm 26. Judica me, Domine. 8 Them that are meek, fhall Bthou my Judge, O Lord, for I have walked innohe guide in judgment: and fuch cently: my truft hath been allo as are gentle, them fhall he in the Lord, therefore fhall I learn his way.

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9 All the paths of the Lord 2 Examine me, O Lord, and are mercy and truth: unto fuch prove me: try out my reins, as keep his covenant, and his te- and my heart. ftimonies.

10 For thy Names fake, O Lord be merciful unto my fin, for it is great.

3. For thy loving kindness is ever before mine eyes; and I will walk in thy truth.

4 I have not dwelt with vain II What man is he that fear- perfons: neither will I have eth the Lord: him fhall he fellowship with the deceitful. teach in the way that he fhall choose.

12 His foul fhall dwell at eafe and his feed fhall inherit the land.



5 I have hated the congrega tion of the wicked: and will not fit among the ungodly.

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6 I will wath my hands in innocency, O Lord and fo will I go to thine altar.

13 The fecret of the Lord is among them that fear him: and 7 That I may fhew the voice he will fhew them his covenant. of thanksgiving: and tell of all 14 Mine eyes are ever look- thy wondrous works. ing unto the Lord : for he fhall pluck my feet out of the net.


8 Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy houfe: and the place where thine honour 9 O fhut

15 Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me: for I dwelleth.

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9Ofhut not up my foul with graet gladness: I will fing and the finners: nor my life with peak praifes unto the Lord. the blood-thirty; 8 Hearken unto my voice, O Lord, when I cry unto thee: have mercy upon me, and hear

To In whofe hands is wick, edness and their right hand is full of gifts.

II But as for me, I will walk innocently: O deliver me, and be merciful unto me.

12 My foot ftandeth right: I will praife the Lord in the congregations.

Evening Prayer. Pfalın 27. Dominus illuminatio, He Lord is my light, and Tmy falvation; whom then

fhall I fear: the Lord is the ftrength of my life; of whom then fhall I be afraid?

2 When the wicked, even mine enemies,and my foes came upon me to cat up my flesh: they ftumbled, and fell,

Though an host of men were laid against me, yet fhall not my heart be afraid and though there rose up war a gainst me, yet will I put my truft in him.

4 One thing have I defired of the Lord, which I will re quire: even that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the fair beauty of the Lord, and to vifit his temple.


9 My heart hath talked of thee, Seek ye my face: thy face, Lord, will I feeka

10 O hide not thou thy face from me: nor caft thy fervant away in difpleasure.

II Thou hast been my fuc cour: leave me not, neither forfake me, O God of my falvation.

12 When my father and my mother forfake me: the Lord taketh me up.

13 Teach me thy way, O Lord and lead me in the right way, because of mine enemies.

14 Deliver me not over into the will of mine adverfaries: for there are falfe witneffes rifen up against me, and fuch as fpeak wrong.

15 fhould utterly have fainted: but that I believe verily to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.

16 O tarry thou the Lords leifure: be ftrong, and he shall comfort thine heart, and put thou thy truft in the Lord.

Pfalm 28. Ad te, Domine.
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ther deftroy me with the un- voice of the Lord is a glorious godly and wicked doers: which voice. fpeak friendly to their neighbours, but imagine mischief in their hearts.

4 Reward them according to their deeds and according to the wickedness of their own inventions.

5 Recompenfe them after the work of their hands: pay them that they have deferved. 6 For they regard not in their mind the works of the Lord, nor the operation of his hands: therefore fhall he break them down, and not build them up. 7 Praifed be the Lord: for he hath heard the voice of my humble petitions.

8-The Lord is my ftrength, and my fhield, my heart hath trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart danceth for joy, and in my fong will I praife him.

9 The Lord is my ftrength: and he is the wholfom defence of his Anointed.

10 O fave thy people, and give thy blefing unto thine inheritance feed them, and fet them up for ever.

Pfalm 29. Afferte Domino.

5 The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedar-trees: yea, the Lord breaketh the cedars of Libanus.

6 He maketh them alfo to skip like a caif: Libanus alfo, and Sirion like a young unicorn.

7 The voice of the Lord divideth the flames of fire, the voice of the Lo d fhaketh the wilderness: yea, the Lord fhaketh the wilderness of Cades.

8 The voice of the Lord maketh the hinds to bring forth young, and difcovereth the thick bushes: in his temple doth everyman fpeak of his honour. 9 The Lord fitteth above the water-flood: and the Lord remaineth a King for ever.

10 The Lord fhall give ftrength unto his people: the Lord fhall give his people the bleffing of peace.

Morning Prayer.

Pfalm 30. Exaltabo te, Domine.
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for thou haft fet me up-and not made my foes to triumph

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2 O Lord my God, I cried

Bring un,oting young rame unto thee; and thou haft heal

mighty, unto the Lord: afcribe unto the Lord worship and strength.

2 Give the Lord the honour due unto his Name: worship the Lord with holy worship.

3 It is the Lord that commandeth the waters: it is the glorious God that maketh the thunder.

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3 Thou, Lord, haft brought my foul out of hell: thou haft kept my life from them that go down to the pit.

4 Sing praises unto the Lord, O ye faints of his: and give thanks unto him for a remembrance of his holiness.

5 For his wrath endureth but 4 It is the Lord that ruleth the twinkling of an eye, and in the fea; the voice of the Lord his pleasure is life: heaviness is mighty in operation: the may endure for a night, but

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joy cometh in the morning.

7 I have hated them that

6 And in my profperity I hold of fuperftitious vanities: faid, I fhall never be removed: and my truft hath been in the thou, Lord, of thy goodness Lord. hadft made my hill fo ftrong.

8 I will be glad and rejoyce 7 Thou didst turn thy face in thy mercy: for thou haft from me and I was troubled. confidered my trouble, and hast 8 Then cried I unto thee, O known my foul in adverfiLord: and gat me to my Lord ties.

right humbly.

9 Thou haft not shut me up 9 What profit is there in my into the hand of the enemy: blood when I go down to the but hast set my feet in a large pit?



10 Shall the duft give thanks 10 Have mercy upon me, O unto thee; or fhall it declare Lord, for I am in trouble: and thy truth? mine eye is confumed for very 11 Hear, O Lord, and have heavinefs; yea, my foul and mercy upon me: Lord, be thou my body. my helper.

12 Thou haft turned my heavinefs into joy: thou haft put off my fackcloth, and girded me with gladness.


II For my life is waxen old with heaviness and my years with mourning.

12 My ftrength faileth me, because of mine iniquity: and 13 Therefore fhall every good my bones are confumied. man fing of thy praife without 13 I became a reproof among ceafing: O my God, I will give all mine enemies, but especialthanks unto thee for ever. ly among my neighbours: and Pfalm 31.Inte, Domine,fperavi. they of mine acquaintance were


my truft let me never be put to confufion, deliver me in thy righteousness.

2 Bow down thine ear to me: make hafte to deliver me.

3 And be thou my trong rock, and house of defence: that thou mayft fave me.

4 For thou art my ftrong rock, and my caftle: be thou alfo my guide, and lead me for thy Names fake.

Draw me out of the net that they have laid privily for me for thou art my ftrength.

6 Into thy hands I commend my fpirit: for thou haft redeemed me, O Lord, thou God of truth.

fee me without, conveyed themfelves from me.

14 I am clean forgotten, as a dead man out of mind: I am bccome like a broken vessel.

15 For I have heard the blafphemy of the multitude: and fear is on every fide, while they confpire together against me, and take their counsel to take away my life.

16 But my hope hath been in thee, O Lord I have said, Thou art my God.

17 My time is in thy hand, deliver me from the hand of mine enemies: and from them that perfecute me.

18 Shew thy fervant the light


The vi. day. of thy countenance and fave fin: and in whofe fpirit there me for thy mercies fake. o is no guile.

19 Let me not be confound-: 3 For while I held my ed, O Lord, for I have called tongue: my bones confumed upon thee: let the ungodly be away through my daily com put to confufion, and be put to plaining.

filence in the grave.

4 For thy hand is heavy up20 Let the lying lips be put on me day and night: and my to filence: which cruelly, dif- moisture is like the drought in dainfully,and despitefully speak fummer.

against the righteous.

5 I will acknowledge my fin unto thee: and mine unright

21 O how plentiful is thy goodness which thou haft laid oufhefs have I not hid. up for them that fear thee: and that thou haft prepared for

6 I faid, I will confefs my fins unto the Lord: and fo thou

them that puttheir truftin thee, forgaveft the wickedness of my even before the fons of men!


22 Thou shalt hide them 7 For this fhall every one privily by thine own prefence that is godly make his prayer from the provoking of all men: unto thee, in a time when thou thou flalt keep them fecretly mayft be found: but in the in thy tabernacle from the ftrife great water-floods they fhall of tongues. not come nigh him..

23 Thanks be to the Lord: for he hath fhewed me marvellous great kindness in a ftrong city.

24 And when I made hafte, I faid: I am caft out of the fight of thine eyes.

25 Nevertheless, thou heard eft the voice of my prayer: when I cried unto thee.

8 Thou art a place to hide me in, thou fhalt preferve me from trouble: thou shalt com pafs me about with songs of de liverance.

9 I will inform thee, and teach thee in the way wherein thou fhalt go: and I will guide thee with mine eye.

10 Be ye not like to horse 26 O love the Lord, all ye and mule, which have no unhis faints for the Lord pre- derftanding: whofe mouths ferveth them that are faithful, muft be held with bit and briand plenteoufly rewardeth the dle, left they fall upon thee. proud doer.

27 Be ftrong, and he fhall eftablish your heart: all ye that put your truft in the Lord.

Evening Prayer. Pfalm 132. Beati, quorum.

IL Great plagues remain for the ungodly but whofo puttet. his truft in the Lord, mercy embraceth him on every fide.,

12 Be glad, O ye righteous, and rejoyce in the Lord and

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whom the Lord imputeth no

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Pfalm 33. Exultate, jufti. joyce in the Lord, O ye Righteous for it beco

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