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pared his throne in the heavens ; and his kingdom ruleth over all. Bless the Lord, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word. Bless ye the Lord, all ye his hosts ; ye ministers of his that do his pleasure. Bless the Lord, all his works in all places of his dominion: bless the Lord, O my soul.-Ps. ciii. 1, &c.

Bless the Lord, O my soul. O Lord my God, thou art very great ; thou art clothed with majesty and honour. Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment. Thou makest the darkness, and it is night : wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth. The young

lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God. The sun ariseth, they gather themselves together, and lay them down in their dens. Man goeth forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening. O Lord, how manifold are thy works ! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts. There go the ships : there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein. These wait all upon thee ; that thou mayest give them their meat in due season. That thou givest them they gather : thou openest thy hand, they are filled with good. Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled : thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust. Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created : and thou renewest the face of the earth. Bless thou the Lord, O my soul.-Ps. civ. 1, &c.

Blessed be the Lord God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting : and let all the people say, Amen.-Ps. cvi. 48.

I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people : and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.-Ps. cviii. 3.

Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and for evermore.-Ps. cxiii. 2.

Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.-Ps. cxv.

Thy name, O Lord, endureth for ever; and thy memorial, O Lord, throughout all generations.Ps. cxxxy. 13.

O Lord, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, thou knowest it altogether. Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it. Whither shall I go from thy spirit ? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea ; even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee. For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother's womb. I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made : marvellous are thy works ; and that my soul knoweth right well. My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being imperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them. How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God ! how great is the sum of them! If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee.—Ps. cxxxix. 1—18.

Blessed be the Lord my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight: my goodness, and my fortress ; my high tower, and my deliverer ; my shield, and he in whom I trust. Lord, what is man, that thou takest knowledge of him! or the son of man, that thou makest account of him.-Ps. cxliv. 1.

The Lord upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down. The eyes of all wait

upon and thou givest them their meat 'in due season.

Thou openest thine hand and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.–Ps. cxlv. 14.

There is none like unto thee, O Lord ; thou art great, and thy name is great in might. Who would not fear thee, O King of nations ? for to thee doth it appertain.-Jer. x. 6.

A glorious high throne from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary. O Lord, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed.-Jer. xvii. 12.


Praise the Lord of hosts : for the Lord is good ; for his mercy endureth for ever.-Jer. xxxiii. 11.

My God, we know thee.Hosea viii. 2.

Although the fig-tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines ; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat ; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls : yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.

The Lord God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hind's feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places.Habakkuk iii. 17.

Of a truth thou art the Son of God.-Matt. xiv. 33.

Hosanna to the son of David : blessed is he' that cometh in the name of the Lord ; Hosanna in the highest.--Matt. xxi. 9.

Hosanna ; blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord : blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest. Mark xi. 9.

Hosanna; blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord.—John xii. 13.

I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. -Romans vii. 25.

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