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neither found I any to comfort praise him the fea, and all that moveth therein.


22 They gave me gall to eat : and when I was thirfty, they gave me vinegar to drink.

36 For God will fave Sion, and build the cities of Juda: that men may dwell there, and have it in poffeffion.

23 Let their table be made a fnare to take themselves withal: and let the things that

37 The posterity also of his fervants fhall inherit it: and fhould have been for their they that love his Name, shall wealth, be unto them an occa- dwell therein. fion of falling.

to de

24 Let their eyes be blinded, that they fee not: and ever bow thou down their backs.

Palm 70.Deus, in adjutorium. Hliver me: make hafte to help me, O Lord.

25 Pour out thine indigna- 2 Let them be ashamed and tion upon them and let thy confounded that feek after my wrathful displeasure take hold foul: let them be turned backof them. ward,and put to confufion, that with me evil.

26 Let their habitation be void and no man to dwell in their tents.

27 For they perfecute him whom thou haft fmitten: and they talk how they may vex them whom thou haft wounded.

3 Let them for their reward be foon brought to flame:that cry over me, There, there.

4 But let all those that seek thee, be joyful and glad in thee: and let all fuch as delight in thy falvation, fay alway, The Lord be praised.

28 Let them fall from one wickedness to another: and not come into thy righteousness.

5 As for me, I am poor and in mifery: hafte thee unto me,

29 Let them be wiped out of O God. the book of the living and not : 6 Thou art my helper and be written amongthe righteous. my redeemer: O Lord, make 30 As for me, when I am no long tarrying. poor and in heavinefs:thy help, O God, fhall lift me up.

Morning Prayer

31 I will praise the Name of Pfalm 71. In te,Domine,fperavi God with a fong: and magnifie y trust, let me never be N thee, O Lord, have' I put

it with thanksgiving.

32 This alfo fhall please the put to confufion: but rid me, Lord better than à bullock and deliver me in thy righte that hath horns and hoofs. oufnefs; incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

2 Be thou my strong hold, whereunto I may alway refort: thou haft promised to help me, for thou art my houfe of defence and my caitle.

3 Deliver me, O my God, L 6


33 The humble fhall confider this, and be glad : feek ye after God, and your foul fhall live.

34 For the Lord heareth the poor: and defpifeth not his prifoners,

35 Let heaven and carth

The xiv. day. out of the hand of the ungod- 15 Thou, O God,haft taught ly out of the hand of the un- me from my youth up until righteous and cruel man. now: therefore will I tell of 4 For thou, O Lord God, thy wondrous works. art the thing that I long for: 16 Forfake me not, O God, thou art my hope, even from in mine old age, when I am my youth. gray-headed until I have 5 Through thee have Ibeen fhewed thy ftrength unto this holden up ever fince I was born: generation, and thy power to all thou art he that took me out of them that are yet for to come. my mothers womb; my praise 17 Thy righteoufnefs, O Thall be always of thee." God, is very high and great things are they that thou haft done; O God, who is like unto thee?

6 I am become as it were a monfter unto many: but my fure truft is in thee.

7 O let my mouth be filled 18 O what great troubles and with thy praife: that I may adverfities haft thou fhewed fing of thy glory and honour me! and yet didft thou turn all the day long. and refresh me yea, and 8 Caft me not away in the broughteft me from the deep time of age: forfake me not of the earth again. when my strength faileth me.

19 Thou haft brought me to 9 For mine enemies fpeak great honour and comforted against me, and they that lay me on every fide. wait for my foul, take their 20 Therefore will I praise counfel together, faying: God thee and thy faithfulness, hath forfaken him, perfecute God, playing upon an inftruhim, and take him, for there ment of mufick: unto thee will. is none to deliver him. fing upon the harp, O thou holy One of Ifrael.


21 My lips will be fain when fing unto thee: and fo will my foul whom thou haft delivered.


10 Go not far from me, O God: my God, hafte thee to help me.

fr Let them be confounded and perish, that are against my foul: let them be covered with Thame and difhonour that feek to do me evil.

22 My tongue alfo fhall talk
of thy righteoufnefs all the day
long: for they are confounded.
and brought unto fhame, that
feek to do me evil.

Pfalm 72. Deus, judicium.
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thee more more.

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ere and the thall daily Givents, fpeak of thy righteoufnefs, and righteoufnefs unto the Kings falvation: for I know no end fon. thereof.


14 I will go forth in the ftrength of the Lord God and will make mention of thy righteousness only.

12 As for me, I will patiently abide alway: and will praise

2 Then fhall he judge thy people according unto right: and defend the poor.

3 The mountains also shall
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4 He fhall keep the fimple folk by their right: defend the children of the poor, and punish the wrong-doer.

16 There fhall be an heap of corn in the earth, high upon the hills: his fruit fhall fhake like Libanus, and shall be green in the city like grafs upon the earth.

5 They hall fear thee as long as the fun and moon endureth from one generation to another.


6 He fhall come down like the rain into a fleece of wooll: even as the drops that water the earth.

17 His Name fhall endure for ever, his Name fhall remain under the fun among the pofterities: which fhall be bieffed through him, and all the heathen fhall praise him.

18 Bleffed be the Lord God, even the God of Ifrael: which only doth wondrous things;

19 And bleffed be the Name of his Majefty for ever: and all the earth fhall be filled with his Majefty. Amen, Amen. Evening Prayer. Ifrael: even unto fuch as Pfalm 73. Quam bonus Ifrael. Ruly God is loving unto

are of a clean heart.

7 In his time fhall the righteous flourish: yea, and abundance of peace, so long as the moon endureth.

8 His dominion fhall be alfo from the one fea to the other: and from the flood unto the worlds end..

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10 The kings of Tharfis, and of the ifles fhall give prefents: the kings of Arabia and Saba fhall bring gifts.

II All kings fhall fall down before him: all nations fhall do him fervice.

12 For he fhall deliver the poor when he crieth: the needy alfo, and him that hath no helper. 13 He fhall be favourable to the fimple and needy: and fhall preferve the fouls of the poor. 14 He fhall deliver their fouls from falfhood and wrong: and dear fhall their blood be in his fight.

15 He fhall live, and unto him fhall be given of the gold of Arabia: prayer fhall be made

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9 For they stretch forth their way by thee: for thou haft mouth unto the heaven and holden me by my right hand. their tongue goeth through the 23 Thou shalt guide me with thy counfel: and after that receive me with glory.


10 Therefore fall the people unto them: and thereout fuck they no fmall advantage.

24 Whom have I in heaven but thee and there is none

II Tufh,fay they,how fhould upon earth that I defire in God perceive it: is there know- comparison of thee. ledge in the most High?

25 My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the ftrength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

12 Lo, these are the ungodly, thefe profper in the world, and these have riches in poffeffion and I faid, Then have I cleanfed my heart in vain, and wathed mine hands in in


13 All the day long have I been punished: and chaftned every morning.

14 Yea,and I had almoft faid even as they but lo, then I fhould have condemned the children.

neration of thy child under- O God, wherefore art thou

ftand this but it was too hard for me,

why is thy wrath fo hot against the sheep of thy pasture ?

2 O think upon thy congregation: whom thou haft purchafed, and redeemed of old.

16 Until I went into the fanEtuary of God: then underfood I the end of thefe men;

17 Namely, how thou doft fet them in flippery places: and cafteft them down, and deftroyeft them.

18 O how fuddenly do they confume: perifi, and come to a fearful end!

19 Yea, even like as a dream when one awaketh: fo fhalt thou make their image to vanifh out of the city.

20 Thus my heart was grieved and it went even through my reins.


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26 For lo, they that forfake thee, fhall perish: thou haft deftroyed all them that commit fornication against thee.

27 But it is good for me to hold me faft by God, to put my truft in the Lord God: and to fpeak of all thy works in the gates of the daughter of Sion. Palm 74. Ut quid, Deus?

21 So foolish was I, and ignorant even as it were a beaft before thee.

3 Think upon the tribe of thine inheritance: and mount Sion, wherein thou haft dwelt.

4 Lift up thy feet, that thou mayft utterly deftroy every enemy: which hath done evil in thy fanctuary.

5 Thine adversaries rore in the midft of thy congregations: and fet up their banners for


6 He that hewed timber afore out of the thick trees: was known to bring it to an excellent work.

7 But now they break down all the carved work thereof: 22 Nevertheless, I am al- with axcs and hammers.

8 They have fet fire upon thy turtle-dove unto the mul thy holy places: and have de- titude of the enemies: and forfiled the dwelling-place of thy get not the congregation of the Name, even unto the ground poor for ever.

9 Yea, they said in their 21 Look upon the covenant: hearts, Let us make havock of for all the earth is full of darkthem altogether: thus have nefs, and cruel habitations. they burnt up all the houfes of 22 O let no: the fimple go God in the land. away afhamed: but let the 10 We fee not our tokens, poor and needy give praise unthere is not one prophet more: to thy Name. no, not one is there among us 23 Arife, O God, maintain that understandeth any more. thine own caufe : remember II O God, how long fhall how the foolish man blafphe the adversary do this difho- meth thee daily. nour: how long fhall the ene- 24 Forget not the voice of my blafpheme thy Name, for thine enemies: the prefumption of them that hate thee, increaseth ever more and more.


12 Why withdraweft thou thy hand why pluckeft thou not thy right hand out of thy bofom to confume the enemy?

13 For God is my King of old the help that is done upon earth, he doth it himself."

14 Thou didst divide the fea through thy power: thou brakeft the heads of the dragons in the waters.

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Morning Prayer.
Pfalm 75. Confitebimur tibi.
Nto thee, O God, do we


give thanks yea, unta thee do we give thanks.

2 Thy Name also is so nigh: and that do thy wondrous works declare.

3 When I receive the congregation: I shall judge according unto right.

4 The earth is weak, and all the inhabiters thereof: I bear up the pillars of it.

5 I faid unto the fools, Deal not fo madly and to the ungodly, Set not up your horn.


6 Set not up your horn on high : and speak not with a stiff neck.

7 For promotioncometh neither from the east, nor from the weft: nor yet from the fouth.

8 And why? God is the Judge: he putteth down one, and feetteth up another.

9 For in the hand of the Lord

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