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blow under heaven; and through were but flesh, and that they were his power he brought in the even a wind that passeth away, south-west wind.

and cometh not again. 28 He rained flesh upon them 41 Many a time did they proas thick as dust, and feathered voke him in the wilderness, and fowls like as the sand of the sea. grieved him in the desert.

29 He let it fall among their 42 They turned back, and tents, even round about their ha. tempted God; and moved the bitation:

Holy One in Israel. 30 So they did eat and were 43 They thought not of his well filled; for he gave them their hand, and of the day when he own desire : they were not disap- delivered them from the hand of pointed of their lust.

the enemy. 31 But wbile the meat was yet 44. How he had wrought his in their mouths, the heavy wrath miracles in Egypt, and his won. of God came upon them, and slew ders in the field of Zoan. the wealthiest of them ; yea, and 45 He turned their waters into smote down the chosen' men that blood, so that they might not were in Israel.

drink of the rivers. 32 But for all this, they sinned 46 He sent lice among them, yet more, and believed not his and devoured them up, and frogs wondrous works.

to destroy them. 33 Therefore their days did he 47 He gave their fruit unto the consume in vanity, and their caterpillar, and their labour unto years in trouble.

the grasshopper. 34 When he slew them, they 48 He destroyed their vines sought him, and turned them with hail-stones, and their mulearly, and inquired after God. berr; trees with the frost.

35 And they remembered that 49 He smote their cattle also God was their strength, and that with hail-stones, and their flocks the high God was their Re- with hot thunder-bolts. deemer.

50 He cast upon them the fu36 Nevertheless, they did but riousness of his wrath, anger, fatter him with their mouth, and displeasure, and trouble ; and dissembled with him in their sent evil angels among them. tongue.

51 He made a way to his in37 For their heart was not dignation, and spared not their whole with him, neither continu- soul from death ; but gave their ad they steadfast in his cove- fife over to the pestilence; nant.

52 and smote all the first-born 38 But he was so merciful, that in Egypt, the most principal and he forgave their inisdeeds, and mightiest in the dwellings of destroyed them not.

Ham. 39 Yea, many a time turned he 53 But as for his own people, his wrath away, and would not he led them forth like sheep, and suffer bis whole displeasure to carried them in the wilderness arise :

like a flock. 40 For he considered that they| 54 He brought them out safely,

that they should not fear, and dah, even the hill of Sion, which overwhelmed their enemies with he loved. the sea.

70 And there he built his tem55 And brought them within ple on high, and laid the foundathe borders of his sanctuary, evention of it like the ground which to his mountain, which he pur- he hath made continually. chased with his right hand. 71 He chose David also his

56 He cast out the heathen also servant, and took him away from before them, caused their land to the sheep-folds : be divided among them for an 72. As he was following the heritage, and made the tribes of ewes great with young ones, he Israel to dwell in their tents. took him, that he might feed

57 So they tempted and dis- Jacob his people, and Israel his pleased the most high God, and inheritance. kept not his testimonies;

73 So he fed them with a faith58 But turned their backs, and ful and true beart, and ruled them fell away like their forefathers; prudently witb all his power. starting aside like a broken bow.

The sixteenth Day. 59 For they grieved bim with

MORNING PRAYER. their hill-altars, and provoked him Psalm 79. Deus, venerunt. to displeasure with their images. O God, the heathen are come

60 When God heard this, he into thine inheritance; thys was wroth, and took sore dis- holy temple have they defiled. pleasure at Israeli

and made Jerusalem an heap es 61 So that he forsook the ta- stones. bernacle in Silo, even the tent 2 The dead bodies of thy ser that he had pitched among men. vants bave they given to be meat

62 He delivered their power unto the fowls of the air, and the into captivity, and their beauty flesh of thy saints unto the beasts into the enemies' hand.

of the land. 63 He gave his people over 3 Their blood have they shed also unto the sword, and was like water on every side of Jeruwroth with his inheritance. salem, and there was no man to

64 The fire consumed their bury them. young men, and their maidens

4 We are become an open were not given to marriage. shame to our enemies, a very

65 Their priests were slain scorn and derision unto them that with the sword, and there were are round about us. no widows to make lamentation. 5 Lord, how long wilt thou be

66 So the Lord awaked as one angry? shall thy jealousy burn out of sleep, and like a giant re. like fire for ever? freshed with wine.

6 Pour out thine indignation 67 He smote his enemies in upon the heathen that have not the hinder parts, and put them to known thee; and upon a perpetual sbame.

doms that have not called upon 68 He refused the tabernacle thy name: of Joseph, and chose not the tribe For they have devoured Jacob, of Ephraim;

and laid waste his dwelling-place. 69 But chose the tribe of Ju-' 8 O remember not our old

the king

sins, but have mercy upon us, and four enemies laugh us to scorn. that soon; for we are come to 7 Turn us again, thou God of great misery.

hosts ; show the light of thy coun9 Help us, O God of our salva-tenance, and we shall be whole. tion, for the glory of thy name : 8 Thou hast brought a vine out O deliver us, and be merciful un- of Egypt; thou bast cast out the to our sins, for thy name's sake. heathen, and planted it.

10 Wherefore do the heathen 9 Thou madest room for it ; say, Where is now their God? and when it had taken root, it

11 O let the vengeance of thy filled the land. servants' blood that is shed, be 10 The hills were covered with openly showed upon the heathen, the shadow of it, and the boughs in our sight.

thereof were like the goodly ce12 O let the sorrowful sighing dar trees. of the prisoners come before 11 She stretched out her thee; according to the greatness branches unto the sea, and her of thy power, preserve thou those boughs unto the river. that are appointed to die.

12 Why hast thou then broken 13 And for the blasphemy down her hedge, that all they wherewith our neighbours bave that go by pluck off her grapes ? blasphemed thee, reward thou 13 The wild boar out of the them, O Lord, seven-fold into wood doth root it up, and the their bosom.

wild beasts of the field devour it. 14 So we that are thy people, 14 Turn thee again, thou God and sheep of thy pastire, shall of hosts, look down from heaven, give thee thanks for ever, and will behold and visit this vine, alway be showing forth thy praise 15 Aud the place of the vinefrom generation to generation. yard that thy right hand bath

Psalm 80. Qui regis Israel. planted, and the branch that thou HEAR, 9. thou Shepherd of madest so strong

for thyself. Israel, thou that leadest Jo 16 It is burnt with fire, and, cut seph like a sheep; show thyself down; and they shall perish at also, thou that sittest upon the the rebuke of thy countenance. Cherubim :

17 Let tby hand be upon the 2 Before Ephraim, Benjamin, man of thy right hand, and upon and Manasses, stir upthy strength, the son of man, whom thou madand come and help ns.

est so strong for thine own self. 3 Turn us again, O God; show 18 And so will not we go back the light of thy countenance, and from thee: 0 let us live, and we we shall be whole.

shall call upon thy name. 4 O Lord God of hosts, how 19 Turn us again, O Lord God long wilt thou be angry with thy of hosts; show the light of thy people that prayeth ?

countenance, and we shall be 5. Thou feedest them with the whole. bread of tears, and givest them Psalm 81. Erultate Deo. plenteousness of tears to drink. SING we merrily unto God, our

6 Thou hast made us a very strength; make a cheerfu) strife unto our neighbours, and noise anto the God of Jacob.

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2 Take the psalm, bring hither but their time should have enthe tabret, the merry barp, with dured for ever. the late.

17 He should have fed them 3 Blow up the trumpet in the also with the finest wheat flour; new moon, even in the time ap- and with honey out of the stony pointed, and upon our solemn rock should I have satisfied thee. feast day.

EVENING PRAYER. 4 For this was made a statute

Psalm 82. Deus stetit. for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.

GOD standeth in the congrega5 This he ordained in Joseph

tion of princes; he is a Judge for a testimony, when he came among gods. out of the land of Egypt, and had

2 How long will ye give wrong heard a strange language.

judgment, and accept the persons 6 I eased his shoulder from the of the ungodly? burden, and his hands were de

3 Defend the poor and father livered from making the pots.

less; see that such as are in need 7 Thou calledst upon me in and necessity have right. troubles, and I delivered thee,

4 Deliver the out-cast and poor; and heard thee what time as the save them from the hand of the storm fell upon thee.

ungodly. 8 I proved thee also at the 5 They will not be learned, nor waters of strife.

understand, but walk on still in 9 Hear, O my people; and I darkness: all the foundations of will assure thee, o Israel, if thou the earth are out of course. wilt hearken unto me.

I have said, Ye are gods, and 10 There shall no strange god ye are the children of the Most be in thee, neither shalt thou wor.

Highest ; ship any other god.

✓ But ye shall die like men, in I am the Lord thy God, who and fall like one of the princes. brought thee out of ihe land of 8 Ariše, O God, and judge thou Egypt: open thy mouth wide, the earth; for thou shalt take all and I shall fill it.

heathen to thine inheritance. 12 But my people would not Psalm 89. Deus, quis similis ? hear my voice ; and Israel would HOLD not thy tongue, o God not obey me:

keep not still silence: refrain 13 So I gave them up unto not thyself, O God; their own hearts' lusts, and let 2 For lo, thine enemies make them follow their own imagina- a murmuring; and they that hate tions.

thee have lift up their head. 14 O that my people would 3 They have imagined craftily have hearkened unto me; for if against thy people, and taken Israel had walked in my ways, counsel against thy secret ones.

15 I should soon have put down 4 They have said, Come, and their enemies, and turned my let us root them out, that they be hand against their adversaries. no more a people, and that the

16 The haters of the Lord name of Israel may be no more should have been found liars ; in remembrance.

5 For they have cast their heads of the Lord; my heart and my ogether with one consent, and filesh rejoice in the living God. are confederate against thee; 3 Yea, the sparrow hath found

6 The tabernacle of the Edom-lher an house, and the swallow a ites, and the Ishmaelites; the nest, where she may lay her Moabites, and Hagarenes; young ; even thy altars, O Lord

7 Gebal, and Ammon, and of hosts, my King and my God. Amalek; the Philistines, witb 4 Blessed are they that dwell them that dwell at Tyre. in thy bouse; they will be alway

8 Assur also is joined with praising thee. them, and have holpen the cbil 5 Blessed is the man whose dren of Lot.

strength is in thee; in whose beart 9 But do thou to them as unto are thy ways. the Midianites ; unto Sisera, and 6 Who, going through the vale unto Jabin at the brook of Kison; of misery, use it for a well; and

10 Who perished at Endor, and the pools are filled with water. became as the dung of the earth. 7 They will go from strength

11 Make them and their prin- to strength, and unto the God of ces like Oreb and Zeb; yea, make gods appeareth every one of thein all their princes like as Zeba and in Sion. Salmana;

8 O Lord God of hosts, hear 12 Who say, Let us take to my prayer; hearken, O God of ourselves the houses of God in Jacob : possessio 1.

9 Behold, O God, our defender, 13 O my God, make them like and look upon the face of thine unto a wheel, and as the stubble Anointed. before the wind.

10 For one day in thy courts 14 Like as the fire that burneth is better than a thousand. up the wood, and as the flame 11 I had rather be a doorthat consumeth the mountains. keeper in the house of my God,

15 Persecute them even so than to dwell in the tents of unwith thy tempest, and make them godliness. afraid with thy storm.

12 For the Lord God is a light 16 Make their faces ashamed, and defence; the Lord will give O Lord, that they may seek thy grace and worsbip; and no good

thing shall he withhold from them 17 Let them be confounded and that live a godly life. vexed ever more and more ; let 13 O Lord God of hosts, blessthem be put to shame, and perish. ed is the man that putteth his

18 And they sball know that trust in thee. thou, whose name is Jehovah, Psalm 85. Benedizisti, Dominc. art only the Most Highest over Lo

ORD, thou art become graall the earth.

cious unto thy land; thou hast Psalm 84. Quam dilecta ! turned away the captivity of Jacob. O How amiable are thy dwell 2 Thou hast forgiven the of

ings, thou Lord of Hosts ! fence of thy people, and covered 2 My soul hath a desire and all their sins. longing to enter into the courts 3 Thou hast taken away all thy


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