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meth well the juft to be thank- confidereth all them that dwell on the earth.


14 He faflioneth all the

2 Praife the Lord with harp : fing praifes unto him with the hearts of them: and underlute, and inftrument of ten ftandeth all their works. ftrings.

3 Sing unto the Lord a new fong: fing praises luftily unto him with a good courage. 4 For the word of the Lord is true and all his works are faithful.

15 There is no king that can be faved by the multitude of an hoft: neither is any mighty man delivered by much ftrength.

16 A horfe is counted but a vain thing to fave a man : nei5 He loveth righteoufnefs ther fhall he deliver any man and judgment: the earth is full by his great ftrength. of the goodness of the Lord. 6 By the word of the Lord were the heavens made and all the hofts of them by the breath of his mouth.

7 He gathereth the waters of the fea together, as it were upon an heap and layeth up the deep, as in a treasure-house.

8 Let all the earth fear the Lord: ftand in awe of him, all ye that dwell in the world;

9 For he fpake, and it was done: he commanded, and it food faft.


To The Lord bringeth the tounfel of the heathen to nought and maketh the devices of the people to be of none effect, and cafteth out the counfels of princes.

། tr The counfel of the Lord: fhall endure for ever: and the thoughts of his heart from generation to generation.

12 Bleffed are the people whofe God is the Lord Jehowah: and bleffed are the folk that he hath chofen to him, to be his inheritance.

13 The Lord looked down from heaven, and beheld all the children of men: from the habitation of his dwelling he

17 Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear him and upon them that put their truft in his mercy.


18 To deliver their foul from death: and to feed them in the time of dearth.

19 Our foul hath patiently tarried for the Lord : for he is our help, and our fhield.

20 For our heart fhall rejoyce in him becaufe we have hoped in his holy Name.

21 Let thy merciful kindnefs, O Lord, be upon us: like as we do put our truft in thee.

Pfalm 34. Benedicam Domino. Will alway give thanks unto the Lord his praife fhail ever be in my mouth.

2 My foul fhall make her boaft in the Lord: the humble fhall hear thereof, and be glad.

3 O praise the Lord with me: and let us magnifie his name together.

4 I fought the Lord, and he heard me yea, he delivered me out of all my fear.

5 They had an eye unto him, and were lightned: and their faces were not ashamed. 6 Lo, the poor crieth, and



21 But misfortune shall flay

the Lord heareth him: yea, and faveth him out of all his the ungodly and they that troubles. hate the righteous, shall be de

7 The Angel of the Lord folate. tarrieth round about them that fear him: and delivereth them. 8 O tafte, and fee, how gracious the Lord is: bleffed is the man that trufteth in him.

9 O fear the Lord, ye that are his faints for they that fear him, lack nothing.


22 The Lord delivereth the fouls of his fervants and all they that put their trust in him, fhall not be deftitute.

Morning Prayer. Pfalm 35. Judica, Domine. thou

This thick, and lead to my caule, that

fuffer hunger: but they who feek the Lord, fhall want no manner of thing that is good.

II Come, ye children, and hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

12 What man is he that lufteth to live and would fain fee good days?

13 Keep thy tongue from evil and thy lips that they speak no guile.


14 Efchew evil, and do good feek peace, and enfue it 15 The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous: and his ears are open unto their prayers.


ftrive with me: and fight thou against them that fight against

- me.

2 Lay hand upon the shield and buckler : and stand up to help me.

3 Bring forth the spear, and ftop the way against them that perfecute me: fay unto my foul, I am thy falvation.

4 Let them be confounded, and put to fhame that feek af. ter my foul: let them be turned back, and brought to confufion, that imagine mifchief for me.

5 Let them be as the duft before the wind and the Angel of the Lord fcattering them.


6 Let their way be dark and flippery: and let the Angel of the Lord perfecute them.

16 The countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil to root out the remembrance of them from the earth. 17 The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth them and - 7 For they have privily laid delivereth them out of all their troubles.

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their net to deftroy me without a caufe: yea,. even without a caufe have they made a pit for my foul.

8 Let a fudden deftruction come upon him unawares, and his net, that he hath laid privily, catch himself: that he may fall into his own mischief.

9 And my foul be joyful in the Lord: it fhall rejoyce in his falvation. K 6 30 All

The vii. day. 10 All my bones fhall fay, they imagine deceitful words Lord, who is like unto thee, against them that are quiet in who deliverest the poor from the land.


him that is too ftrong for him: 1 21 They gaped upon me yea, the poor, and him that is with their mouths, and faid: in mifery, from him that spoil- Fie on thee, fie on thee, we eth him? faw it with our eyes.

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14 I behaved my felf, as though it had been my friend, or my brother: I went heavily as one that mourneth for his mother.

22 This thou haft feen, O Lord:hold not thy tongue then, go not far from me, O Lord.

23 Awake, and stand up to judge my quarrel: avenge thou my caufe,my God,and my Lord.

24 Judge me, O Lord my God, according to thy righte oufnefs: and let them not triumph over me.

25. Let them not fay in their hearts, There, there, fo would we have it: neither let them fay, We have devoured him.

26 Let them be put to confufion and fhame together, that 15 But in mine adverfity rejoyce at my trouble: let them they rejoyced, and gathered be clothed with rebuke and themselves together: yea, the difhonour, that boaft themvery abjects came together a felves against me. gainft me unawares, making mows, at me, and ceafed not. 16 With the flatterers were bufie mockers: who gnafhed upon me with their teeth.

17 Lord, how long wilt thou look upon this: O deliver my foul from the calamities which they bring on me, and my darling from the lions.

18 So will I give thee thanks

in the great congregation will praise thee among much people.


19 O let not them that are mine enemies, triumph over me ungodly neither let them wink with their eyes, that hate me without a caufe.

20 And why? their communing is not for peace: but

27. Let them be glad and rejoyce, that favour my righteous dealing: yea, let them fay alway, Bleffed be the Lord,who hath pleasure in the prosperity of his fervant.

28 And as for my tongue, it shall be talking of thy righteoufnefs: and of thy praise all the day long.

Pfalm 36. Dixit injustus.

M wickednefs of the ungod

Y heart fheweth me the

ly: that there is no fear of God before his eyes.

2 For he flattereth himself in his own fight : until his abominable fin be found out.

3 The words of his mouth are unrighteous, and full of deceit: he hath left off to be

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6 Thy righteousness ftandeth like the ftrong mountains: thy judgments are like the great deep.

7 Thou,Lord,fhalt fave both man and beaft. How excellent is thy mercy, O God: and the children of men fhall put their truft under the fhadow of thy wings.

8 They fhall be fatisfied with the plenteousness of thy houfe: and thou fhalt give them drink of thy pleafures, as out of the river:

9 For with thee is the well of life and in thy light fhall we fee light.

10 O continue forth thy loving kindness unto them that know thee: and thy righteoufnefs unto them that are true of heart.

II Olet not the foot of pride come againft me: and let not the hand of the ungodly caft me down.

12 There are they fallen, all that work wickedness: they are caft down, and fhall not be able to ftand.

Evening Prayer. Pfalm 37. Noli emulari. Ret not thy felf because of the ungodly neither be thou envious against the evil doers.



2 For they fhall foon be cut down like the grass: and be withered even as the green herb.

3 Put thou thy truft in the Lord, and be doing good:dwell in the land, and verily thou fhalt be fed.

4 Delight thou in the Lord: and he fhall give thee thy

hearts defire.

5 Commit thy way unto the Lord, and put thy truft in him: and he fhall bring it to pass.

6 He fhall make thy righte oufnefs as clear as the light: and thy juft dealing as the noon-day.

7 Hold thee still in the Lord, and abide patiently upon him? but grieve not thy felf at him whofe way doth profper, a gainft the man that doth after evil counfels.

8 Leave off from wrath, and let go difpleafure: fret not thy felf, elfe fhalt thou be moved to do evil.

9 Wicked doers shall be rooted out: and they that patiently abide the Lord, thoi fhall inherit the land.

To Yet a little while, and the ungodly fhall be clean gone: thou fhalt look after his place, and he fhall be away.

11 But the meek-fpirited fhall poffefs the earth: and fhall be refreshed in the multitude of peace.

12 The ungodly feeketh counsel against the juft: and gnafheth upon him with his teeth.

13 The Lord fhall laugh him to fcorn: for he hath feen that his day is coming.

14 The ungodly have drawn



out the sword, and have bent the thing that is good and their bow to caft down the dwell for evermore. poor and needy,and to flay fuch as are of a right converfation. 15 Their fword fhall go through their own heart and their bow fhall be broken,


16 A fmall thing that the righteous hath is better than great riches of the ungodly.

17 For the arms of the ungodly fhall be broken: and the Lord upholdeth the righteous.

18 The Lord knoweth the days of the godly: and their inheritance fhall endure for ever. 19 They fhall not be confounded in the perilous time: and in the days of dearth they fhall have enough.

20 As for the ungodly, they fhall perish, and the enemies of the Lord fhall confume as the fat of lambs: yea, even as the fmoke fhall they confume


21 The ungodly borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous is merciful and liberal.

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28 For the Lord loveth the thing that is right he forfa keth not his that be godly, but they are preferved for ever.

29 The unrighteous fhall be punished: as for the feed of the ungodly, it fhall be rooted out. 30 The righteous fhall inherit the land : and dwell therein for ever.

31 The mouth of the righ teous is exercised in wisdom : and his tongue will be talking of judgment.

32 The law of his God is in his heart: and his goings shall not flide.

33 The ungodly feeth the righteous and feeketh occafion to flay him.

34 The Lord will not leave him in his hand: nor condemn him when he is judged,

35 Hope thou in the Lord, and keep his way, and he fhall promote thee, that thou fhalt poffefs the land: when the ungodly fall perish, thou shalt

22 Such as are bleffed of fee it. God, fhall poffefs the land: and they that are curfed of him, fhall be rooted out.

23 The Lord ordereth a good mans going and maketh his way acceptable to himself.

24 Though he fall, he fhall not be caft away : for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.

25 I have been young, and now am old and yet faw I never the righteous forfaken, nor his feed begging their bread.

26 The righteous is ever merciful, and lendeth: and his feed is bleffed.

27 Flee from evil, and do

36 I my felf have seen the ungodly in great power: and flourishing like a green baytree.

37 I went by, and lo, he was gone I fought him, but his place could no where be found.


38 Keepinnocency, and take heed unto the thing that is right for that fhall bring a man peace at the laft.

39 As for the tranfgreffors, they fhall perifh together: and the end of the ungodly is, They fall be rooted out at the laft.

40 But the falvation of the righteous cometh of the Lord :


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