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[Mic.vii. 8.]

SELECTION 248. 1. Rejoice not against me, | O mine enemy!

When I fall, I shall arise ; 2. When I sit in darkness,

JEHOVAH shall be a | light to me. 3. I will bear the indignation of JEHOVAH,

Because I have | sinned against him, 4. Until he plead my cause,

And execute | judgment for me : 5. He will bring me | forth to the light,

And I shall be hold his righteousness. 6. Feed thy people with thy rod, The flock of | thine inheritance.

SELECTION 249. 1. And the remnant of | Jacob shall be

In the midst of many people, 2. As a dew | from JEHOVAH,

As the showers up on the grass, 3. That tarrieth | not for man,

Nor waiteth for the | sons of men. 4. And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the nations,

In the midst of many people, 5. As a lion among the beasts of the forest,

As a young lion among the flocks of sheep: 6. Who, if he go through, both | treadeth down,

And teareth in pieces, and none I can deliver. 7. Thine hand shall be lifted up upson thine adversaries,

And all thine enemies shall be cut off.

[Mic. v. 7.]

CHANT 96. SINGLE.

SELECTION 250.

[Ps. lxxvii.] 1. I cried unto | God, with my voice,

Unto God with my voice: and he gave ear unto me. 2. In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord : "My sore ran in the night, and ceased not :

My soul refus-ed to be comforted. 3. I rememberd God, and was troubled :

I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. 4. Thou holdest mine eyes waking:

I am so troubled that I cannot speak. 5. I will remember the works of Jah:

Surely I will remember thy wonders of old. 6. I will meditate also of all thy work, And talk of thy doings.

SELECTION 251. [Ps. lxxvii. 5.] 1. I have considered the days of old,

The years of ancient times. 2. I call to remembrance my | song in the night: 'I commune with | mine own heart:

And my spirit made diligent search. 3. Will the Lord cast | off for ever?

And will he be favorable no more? 4. Is his mercy clean | gone for ever?

Doth his praise | fail for evermore? 5. Hath God forgotten | to be gracious ?

Hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? 6. And I said, This is my infirmity: The years of the right hand of the Most High.[Doz. 7.)

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CHANT 97. SINGLE.

[Ps. xxxvi.]

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SELECTION 252. 1. The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart,

That there is no fear of God before his eyes. 2. For he flattereth himself in his own eyes,

Until his iniquity | be found to be hateful. 3. The words of his mouth are iniquity, and deceit:

He hath left off to be wise, and to do good. 4. He deviseth mischief up on his bed ;

He setteth himself in a way not good; he abhorreth 5. O continue thy kindness unto them that know thee;

And thy righteousness to the upright in heart! 6. Let not the foot of pride | come against me,

And let not the hand of the wicked remove me. 7. There are the workers of inliquity fallen! They are cast down, and shall not be able to rise !

SELECTION 253. 1. Thy mercy, O JEHOVAH! is in the heavens;

Thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds. 2. Thy righteousness is like the mountains of GOD; "Thy judgments are a great deep:

O JEHOVAH! thou pre servest man and beast. 3. How excellent is thy | kindness, O GOD!

The sons of men put their trust under the shadow of 4. They shall be a bundantly satisfied

With the | fatness of thy house ; 5. And thou shalt | make them drink

of the river of thy pleasures. 6. For with thee is the ) fountain of life:

In thy | light shall we see light.

[Ps. xxxvi. 5.]

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SELECTION 254. [Ps. cxv. 12.] 1. JEHOVAH hath been mindful of us : he will bless us ;

He will | bless the house of Israel; 2. He will bless the house of Aaron.

He will bless them that fear JEHOVAH, small and great.
3. Jehovah shall increase you
More and more, you

and
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children.
4. Ye are blessed of JEHOVAH,

Who made heaven and earth.
5. The heaven, the heavens, are JEHOVAH'S:

But the earth hath he given to the children of men.
6. The dead | praise not JAH,
Neither any | that

down into silence. [Dox. 21]

SELECTION 255. [Ps. cxvi. 3.] 1. The sorrows of death en compassed me,

And the pains of hell gat | hold upon me:

I found distress and sorrow.
2. Then called I upon the name of JEHOVAH,

O JEHOVAH! I be seech thee, deliver my soul.
3. Gracious is Je|HOVAH, and righteous ;

Yea, | our God is merciful.
4. JEHOVAH pre serveth the simple :

I was brought low, and he helped me.
5. Return unto thy rest, | O my soul!

For JEHOVAH hath dealt bountifully with thee. 6. For thou hast delivered my soul from death,

Mine eyes from | tears, my feet from falling. [Dox. 4.]

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1. Not unto us, O JEHOVAH | not unto us,

But unto thy name give glory,

For thy mercy, , and for thy truth's sake. 2. Wherefore should the heathen say,

Where is now their God? 3. But our God is in the heavens:

He hath done whatsoever he hath pleased. 4. O Israel! trust thou | in JEHOVAH :

He is their help and their shield. 5. O house of Aaron! | trust in JEHOVAH:

He is their help and their shield. 6. Ye that fear JEHOVAH, / trust in JEHOVAH:

He is their help and their shield.

[Dox. 21.)

[Ps. cxv. 4.)

SELECTION 257. 1. Their idols are | silver and gold,

The work of the hands of men. 2. They have mouths, but they speak not:

Eyes I have they, but they see not : 3. They have ears, but they hear not:

Noses have they, but they smell not: 4. They have hands, but they handle not: 'Feet have they, I but they walk not:

Neither speak they through their throat. 5 They that make them are like unto them ;

So is every one that trusteth in them. 6. O Israel ! trust thou | in JEHOVAH:

He is their help and their shield,

[Dox. 21.)

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