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2 My soul thirsteth for thee; tongue like a sword, and shoot my flesh also longeth after thee, out their arrows, even bitter in a barren and dry land where words, no water is.
4 That they may privily 3 Thus have I looked for thee shoot at him that is perfect: in holiness, that I might behold suddenly do they hit him, and thy power and glory;
fear not. 4 For thy loving kindness is 5 They encourage
thembetter than the life itself: myselves in mischief, and comlips shall praise thee.
mune among themselves, how 5 As long as I live will I they may lay snares; and say, magnify thee in this manner, that no man shall see them. and lift up my hands in thy 6 They imagine wickedness, name.
and practise it: that they keep 6 My soul shall be satisfied, secret among themselves, every even as it were with marrow man in the deep of his heart. and fatness, when my mouth 7 But God shall suddenly praiseth thee with joyful lips. shoot at them with a swift arrow,
7 Have I not remembered that they shall be wounded. thee in my bed, and thought
8 Yea, their own tongues upon thee when I was waking ? shall make them fall; insomuch
8 Because thou hast been that whoso seeth them, shall my helper; therefore under the laugh them to scorn. shadow of thy wings will I re 9 And all men that see it joice.
shall say, This hath God done; 9 My soul hangeth upon for they shall perceive that it is thee; thy right hand hath up- his work. holden me.
10 The righteous shall rejoice 10 These also that seek the in the Lord, and put his trust hurt of my soul, they shall go in him; and all they that are under the earth.
true of heart shall be glad. 11 Let them fall upon the edge of the sword, that they EVENING PRAYER. may be a portion for foxes.
12 But the King shall rejoice Psalm lxv. Te decet hy mnus.
in God; all they also that swear THOW, O God, tarth praised
; unto for the mouth of them that speak the vow be performed in Jeru. lies shall be stopped.
2 Thou that hearest the prayPsalm lxiv. Exaudi, Deus. er, unto thee shall all flesh come.
3 My misdeeds prevail EAR my voice, O God, against me: O be thou merci.
in my prayer; preserve my ful unto our sins. life from fear of the enemy:
4 Blessed is the man whom 2 Hide me from the gather- thou choosest, and receivest ing together of the froward, and unto thee: he shall dwell in thy from the insurrection of wicked court, and shall be satisfied with doers;
the pleasures of thy house, even 3 Who have whet their of thy holy temple.
5 Thou shalt show us won through the greatness of thy derful things in thy righteous- power shall thine enemies be ness, O God of our salvation; found liars unto thee. thou that art the hope of all the 3 For all the world shall wor. ends of the earth, and of them ship thee, sing of thee, and that remain in the broad sea. praise thy name.
6 Who in his strength setteth 4 O come hither, and behold fast the mountains, and is girded the works of God, how wonabout with power.
derful he is in his doing toward 7 Who stilleth the raging of the children of men. the sea, and the noise of his 5 He turned the sea into dry waves, and the madness of the land, so that they went through people.
the water on foot; there did 8 They also that dwell in the we rejoice thereof. uttermost parts of the earth shall
6 Åe ruleth with his power be afraid at thy tokens, thou that for ever; his eyes behold the makest the out-goings of the people: and such as will not morning and evening to praise believe, shall not be able to exthee.
alt themselves. 9 Thou visitest the earth, 7 O praise our God, ye peoand blessest it; thou makest it ple, and make the voice of his very plenteous.
praise to be heard ; 10 The river of God is full 8 Who holdeth our soul in of water: thou preparest their life, and suffereth not our feet corn, for so thou providest for to slip. the earth.
9 For thou, O God, hast 11 Thou waterest her fur- proved us; thou also hast tried rows; thou sendest rain into us, like as silver is tried. the little vallies thereof; thou 10 Thou broughtest us into makest it soft with the drops of the snare, and laidst trouble rain, and blessest the increase upon our loins. of it.
11 Thou sufferedst men to 12 Thou crownest the year ride over our heads; we went with thy goodness; and thy through fire and water, and thou clouds drop fatness.
broughtest us out into a wealthy 13 They shall drop upon the place. dwellings of the wilderness; 12 I will go into thine house and the little hills shall rejoice with burnt-offerings, and will on every side.
pay thee my vows which I 14 The folds shall be full of promised with my lips, and sheep: the yallies also shall spake with my mouth, when I stand so thick with corn, that was in trouble. they shall laugh and sing.
13 I will offer unto thee fat Psalm lxvi. Jubilate Deo. burnt-sacrifices, with the inO BE joyful in God, all ye cense of rams; I will offer bul.
lands; sing praises unto locks and goats. the honour of his name; make 14. O come hither, and hear. his praise to be glorious. ken, all ye that fear God, and I
2 Say unto God, O how won- will tell you what he hath done derful art thou in thy works; for my soul.
15 I called unto him with my eth, so shalt thou drive them mouth, and gave him praises away; and like as wax melteth with my tongue.
at the fire, so let the ungodly 16 If I incline unto wicked- perish at the presence of God. ness with mine heart, the Lord 3 But let the righteous be will not hear me.
glad, and rejoice before God; 17 But God hath heard me, let them also be merry and joy. and considered the voice of my ful. prayer.
4 O sing unto God, and sing 18 Praised be God, who hath praises unto his name; magnify not cast out my prayer, nor him that rideth upon the heaturned his mercy from me. vens, as it were upon an horse; Psalm lxvii. Deus misereatur. praise him in his name JAH,
and rejoice before him. OD be merciful unto us, 5 He is a father of the fatherGOD
and bless us, and show us less, and defendeth the cause of the light of his countenance, the widows; even God in his and be merciful unto us; holy habitation.
2 That thy way may be 6 He is the God that maketh known upon earth, thy saving men to be of one mind in an health among all nations, house, and bringeth the pri
3 Let the people praise thee, soners out of captivity ; but let. O God; yea, let all the people teth the runagates continue in praise thee.
scarceness. 4 O let the nations rejoice 70 God, when thou wentest and be glad; for thou shalt judge forth before the people; when the folk righteously, and govern thou wentest through the wil. the nations upon earth.
derness, 5 Let the people praise thee, 8 The earth shook, and the O God; let all the people praise heavens dropped at the
of God; even as Sinai also was 6 Then shall the earth bring moved at the presence of God, forth her increase ; and God, who is the God of Israel. even our own God, shall give 9 Thou, O God, sentest a us his blessing.
gracious rain upon thine inheri7 God shall bless us; and all tance, and refreshedst it when the ends of the world shall fear it was weary. him.
10 Thy congregation shall dwell therein; for thou, O God,
hast of thy goodness prepared The thirteenth Day.
for the poor. MORNING PRAYER.
11 The Lord gave the word ;
great was the company of the Psalm lxviii. Exurgat Deus. preachers.
12 Kings with their armies ET God arise, and let his did flee, and were discomfited, them also that hate him flee be- vided the spoil. fore him.
13 Though ye have lain 2 Like as the smoke vanish- among the pots, yet shall ye be
as the wings of a dove that is God and King, goest in the covered with silver wings, and sanctuary. her feathers like gold.
25 The singers go before, the 14 When the Almighty scat- minstrels follow after ; in the tered kings for their sake, then midst are the damsels playing were they as white as snow in with the timbrels. Salmon.
26 Give thanks, O Israel, 15 As the hill of Basan, so unto God the Lord, in the conis God's hill; even an high hill, gregations, from the ground of as the hill of Basan.
the heart. 16 Why hop ye so, ye high 27 There is little Benjamin hills ? this is God's hill, in the their ruler, and the princes of which it pleaseth him to dwell; Juda their council; the princes yea, the Lord will abide in it of Zebulon, and the princes of for ever.
Naphtali. 17 The chariots of God are 28 Thy God hath sent forth twenty thousand, even thou- strength for thee; stablish the sands of Angels; and the Lord thing, O God, that thou hast is among them as in the holy wrought in us, place of Sinai.
29 For thy temple's sake at 18 Thou art gone up on high, Jerusalem: so shall kings bring thou hast led captivity captive, presents unto thee. and received gifts for men ; yea, 30 When the company of the even for thine enemies, that the spear-men, and multitude of the Lord God might dwell among mighty, are scattered abroad them.
among the beasts of the people, 19 Praised be the Lord daily, so that they humbly bring even the God who helpeth us, pieces of silver; and when he and poureth his benefits upon hath scattered the people that
delight in war; 20 He is our God, even the 31 Then shall the princes God of whom cometh salva- come out of Egypt; the Motion: God is the Lord, by rians' land shall soon stretch out whom we escape
her hands unto God. 21 God shall wound the head 32 Sing unto God, Oye of his enemies, and the hairy kingdoms of the earth; O sing scalp of such a one as goeth on praises unto the Lord, still in his wickedness.
33 Who sitteth in the hea22 The Lord hath said, I vens over all, from the beginwill bring my people again, as I ning: Lo, he doth send out his did from Basan; mine own will voice; yea, and that a mighty I bring again, as I did sometime voice. from the deep of the sea.
34 Ascribe ye the power to 23 That thy foot may be dip- God over Israel ; his worship ped in the blood of thine ene. and strength is in the clouds. mies, and that the tongue of thy 35 O God, wonderful art dogs may be red through the thou in thy holy places: even
the God of Israel, he will give 24 It is well seen, O God, strength and power unto his how thou goest; how thou, my people. Blessed be God.
EVENING PRAYER. 14 Hear me, O God, in the Psalm lxix. Salvum me fac. multitude of thy mercy, even AVE me, O God; for the in the truth of thy salvation.
15 Take me out of the mire, unto my soul.
that I sink not; O let me be 2 I stick fast in the deep delivered from them that hate mire, where no ground is; I me, and out of the deep waters. am come into deep waters, so 16 Let not the water-flood that the floods run over me. drown me, neither let the deep
3 I am weary of crying, my swallow me up; and let not the throat is dry; my sight faileth pit shut her mouth upon me. me for waiting so long upon my 17 Hear me, O Lord, for thy God.
loving-kindness is comfortable; 4 They that hate me without turn thee unto me according to a cause are more than the hairs the multitude of thy mercies. of my head; they that are mine 18 And hide not thy face enemies, and would destroy me from thy servant; for I am in guiltless, are mighty.
trouble: O haste thee, and hear 5 I paid them the things that me. I never took: God, thou know 19 Draw nigh unto my soul, est my simpleness, and my and save it; O deliver me, befaults are not hid from thee. cause of mine enemies.
6 Let not them that trust in 20 Thou hast known my rethee, O Lord God of hosts, be proof, my shame, and my disashamed for my cause ; let not honour; mine adversaries are those that seek thee be con- all in thy sight. founded through me, O Lord 21 Thy rebuke hath broken God of Israel.
my heart; I am full of heavi7 And why ? for thy sake ness: I looked for some to have have I suffered reproof; shame pity on me, but there was no hath covered my face.
man, neither found I any to 8 I am become a stranger comfort me. unto my brethren, even an alien 22 They gave me gall to eat; unto my mother's children. and when I was thirsty, they
9 For the zeal of thine house gave me vinegar to drink. hath even eaten me, and the 23 Let their table be made a rebukes of them that rebuked snare to take themselves withal; thee, are fallen upon me. and let the things that should
10 I wept, and chastened have been for their wealth, be myself with fasting, and that was unto them an occasion of falling. turned to my reproof.
24 Let their eyes be blinded, 11 I put on sackcloth also, that they see not; and ever and they jested upon me. bow thou down their backs.
12 They that sit in the gate 25 Pour out thine indignation speak against me, and the upon them, and let thy wrathdrunkards make songs upon ful displeasure take hold of me.
them. 13 But, Lord, I make my 26 Let their habitation be prayer unto thee in an accepta- void, and no man to dwell in ble time.