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generations to come ; but to 14 Thou art the God that show the honour of the Lord, doeth wonders, and hast de- his mighty and wonderful clared thy power among the works that he hath done. people.


He made a covenant with 15 Thou haft mightily de- Jacob, and gave Ifrael a law, livered thy people, even the which he commanded our forefons of Jacob and Joseph. fathers to teach their children.

16 The waters faw thee, 6 That their posterity might O God, the waters saw thee, know it, and the children and were afraid ; the depths which were yet unborn; also were troubled.

7 To the intent that when 3.: 17-The clouds poured out they came up, they might water, the air thundered, and show their children the fame; thine arrows went abroad. 8 That they might put their 7a18 The voice of thy thun- trust in God; and not to forder was heard round about: get the works of God, but to the lightnings shone upon the keep his commandments; ground; the earth was mov 9 And not to be as their ed, and shook withal. forefathers, a faithless and - 1.9 Thy way is in the sea, stubborn generation ; a gene. and thy paths in the great ration that set not their heart waters, and thy foot-steps are aright, and whole spirit cleavnot known.

eth not ftedfastly unto God; Iu. 20. Thou leddest thy peo 10 Like as the children of ple like sheep, by the hand Ephraim ; who being harof Moses and Aaron. nassed, and carrying bows,

turned themselves back in the EVENING PRAYER. day of battle. Pfalmlxxviii. Attendite, popule.

11 They kept not the co

venant of God, and would EAR my law, Ony peo- not walk in his law ;

ple; incline your ears 12 But forgat what he unto the words of my mouth. had done, and the wonderful

2 I will open my mouth works that he had showed for in a parable ; I will declare them. hard fentences of old,

13 Marvellous things did 3 Which we have heard he in the light of our foreand known, and such as our fathers, in the land of Egypt, fathers have told us ;

even in the field of Zoan.

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: 14 He divided the sea, and · 25 He rained dowri Manna let them go through, he made also upon them for to eat, and the waters to stand on an heap. gave thein food from heaven.

15 In the day time also he 26 So man did eat angels led them with a cloud, and food ; for he sent them meat all the night through with a enough. light of fire.


He caused the east wind 16 He clave the hard rocks to blow under heaven; and in the wilderness, and gave through his power he brought them drink thereof, as it had in the south-west wind. been out of the great depth. 28 He rained Aelh upon : 17 He brought waters out them as thick as duft, and of the stony rock, so that it feathered fowls like as the sand gushed out like the rivers. of the sea.

18 Yet for all this, they 29 He let it fall among finned more against him, and their tents, even round about provoked the Most Highest their habitation. in the wilderness.

30 So they did eat and were • 19 They tempted God in well filled ; for he gave them their hearts, and required their own desire: they were meat for their luft.

not disappointed of their luft. 20 They spake against God 31 But while the meat was also, faying, Shall God pre- yet in their mouths, the hea. pare a table in the wilderness ? vy wrath of God came upon 1.21 Helmote the stony them, and New the wealthiest rock indeed, that the water of them; yea, and fmote gushed out, and the streams down the chosen mien that Howed withal; but can he were in Israel. give bread also, or provide 32 But for all this, they flesh for his people ?

sinned yet more, and believed 22 When the Lord heard not his wondrous works. this, he was wroth; so the 33 Therefore their days. fire was kindled in Jacob, and did he consume in vanity, and there canie up heavy displea- their years in trouble. fure against Israel ;

34 When he flew them, they . 23. Because they believed fought him, and turned them not in God, and put not their early, and enquired after God. trust in his help.

35 And they remembered 24 So he commanded the that God was their strength, clouds above, and opened the and that the high God was doors of heaven.

their Redeemer.

36 Nevertheless,

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36 Nevertheless, they did 48 He destroyed their vines but Alatter him with their with hail-Itones, and their mouth, and dissembled with mulberry-trees with the frost. him in their tongue.

49 He fmote their cattle 37 For their heart was not also with hail-stones, and their whole with him, neither con- flocks with hot thunder-bolts. tinued they stedfast in his co 50 Hecast upon them thetuvenant.

riousness of his wrath, anger, 38 But he was so merciful, displeasure, and trouble; and that he forgave their misdeeds, sent evil angels among them. and destroyed them not. 51 He made a way to his in5.39 Yea, many a time turn- dignation, and Ipared not their ed he his wrath away, and soul from death, but gave their would not suffer his whole life over to the pettilence; displeasure to arise.

52 And smote all the first40 For he confidered that born in Egypt, the most printhey were but flesh, and that cipal and mightiest in the they were even a wind that dwellings of Ham. pafseth away, and cometh not


But as for his own peoagain.

ple, he led them forth like $141 Many a time did they Theep, and carried them in provoke bim in the wilderness, the wilderness like a flock. and grieved him in the desert. 54. He brought them out

5:42 They turned back, and safely, that they should not tempted. God; and moved fear, and overwhelmed their the Holy One in Israel. enemies with the sea. :43 They thought not of

55 And brought them withhis hand, and of the day when in the borders of his fanctuary, he delivered them from the even to his mountain, which hand of the enemy:

he purchased with his right 44. How he had wrought hand. his miracles in Egypt, and his 56 He cast out the heathen wonders in the field of Zoan. also before them, caused their 45 He turned their waters land to be divided

among into blood, so that they might them for an heritage, and not drink of the rivers. made the tribes of Israel to

46 He sent lice among dwell in their tents. them, and devoured them up, 57 So they tempted and and frogs to destroy them. displeased the most high God,

47 He gave their fruit unto and kept not his testimonies; the caterpillar, and their la 58 But turned their backs, bour unto the grashopper. and fell away like their fore

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fathers ; starting aside like a ground which he hath made broken bow.

"? continually. “...* 59 For they grieved him 71 He chose David also with their hill-altars, and pro- his fervant, and took him away voked him to displeasure with from the sheep folds : their images.

72 As he was following the -60 When God heard this, ewes great with young ones

, he was wroth, and took sore he took him, that he might displeasure at Israel; feed Jacob his people, and Il

61 So that he forsook the rael his inheritance. tabernacle in Silo, even the 73 So he fed them with a tent that he had pitched a- faithful and true heart, and mong men.

ruled them prudently with 62 He delivered their pow- all his power.

VE er into captivity, and their beauty into the enemies'hand.

The Sixteenth Day. 63 He gave his people over also unto the fword, and was MORNING PRAYER. wroth with his inheritance.

64 The fire consumed their Pfalı lxxix. Deus, venerunt young men, and their maidens God, the heathen arep were not given to marriage.

come into thine inheri- the 65 Their priests were flain tance; thy holy temple have with the sword, and there they defiled, and made Jeruwere no widows to make la- falem an heap of stones. mentation.

2 The dead bodies of thy - 66 So the Lord awaked as servants have they given to be one out of Deep, and like a meat unto the fowls of the giant refreshed with wine. air, and the field of thy faints

67 He smote his enemies unto the beasts of the land. in the hinder parts, and put 3

Their blood have they them to a perpetual Mame. fhed like water on every side

68 He refuled the taberna- of Jerusalem, and there was cle of Joseph, and chose not no man to bury them. the tribe of Ephraim;

4 We are become an open 69 But chole the tribe of shame to our enemies, a very Judah, even the bill of Sion, fcorn and derifion unto them which he loved.

that are round about us. 70 And there he built his

5 Lord, how long wilt thou temple on high, and laid the be angry? fhall thy jealousy foundation of it like the burn like fire for ever?



6 Pour out thine indigna- Psalm 1xxx. Qui regis Ifrael. tion upon the heathen that EAR, Othou Shepherd have not known thee; and of Israel, thou that upon the kingdoms that have leadest Joseph like a sheep' ; not called upon thy Name: how thyself also, thou that

7 For they have devoured fittest upon the Cherubim : Jacob, and laid waste his 2 Before Ephraim, Benjadwelling-place.

min, and Manaffes, ftir up 8 O remember not our old thy strength, and come and fins, but have mercy upon us, help us. and that soon: for we are 3 Turn us again, O God; come to great misery. Thow the light of thy counte

9 Help us, O God of our nance, and we shall be whole. falvation, for the glory of tby 4

O Lord God of hosts, Name: O deliver us, and be how long wilt thou be angry merciful unto our sins, for thy with thy people that prayeth? Name's lake.


Thou feedest them with 10 Wherefore do the hea- the bread of tears, and givest then say, Where is now their them plenteousness of tears to God?

drink. 11 let the vengeance of 6 Thou hast made us a very thy servants' blood that is strife unto our neighbours, and fhed, be openly showed upon our enemies laugh us to scorn. the heathen, in our sight. 7 Turn us again, thou

12 O let the sorrowful figh- God of hosts ; show the light ing of the prisoners come be- of thy countenance, and we fore thee; according to the shall be whole. greatness of thy power, pre

8 Thou hast brought a lerve thou those that are ap- vine out of Egypt; thou hast pointed to die.

cast out the heathen, and 13 And for the blasphemy planted it. wherewith our neighbours 9

Thou madeft room for have blafphemed thee, re- it, and when it had taken ward thou them, O Lord, root, it filled the land. seven-fold into their bosom. 10 The hills were covered 1.14 So we that are thy peo- with the shadow of it; and ple, and sheep of thy pasture, the boughs thereof were like ihall give thee thanks for ever, the goodly cedar-trees. and will alway be showing 11 She stretched out her forth thy praise from genera- branches unto the sea, and tion to generation.

her boughs unto the river.

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