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be joyful and glad In thee; and let, 13 Blessed be the Lord God of such as love thy salvation, say al- Israel, world without end. Amen. way, The Lord be praised.

Psalm 42. Quemadmodum. 20 As for me, I am poor and necdy; but the Lord careth for me. water-brooks, so longeth my

21 Thou art my helper and re- soul after thee, OʻGod. deemer; make no long tarrying, o 2 My soul is athirst for God, yea,

even for the living God: When EVENING PRAYER.

shall I come to appear before the Psalm 41. Beatus qui intelligit. presence of God? BLESSED is he that considereth 3 My tears have been my mcas

the poor and needy; the Lord day and night, while they daily say shall deliver him in the time of unto me, Where is now thy God? trouble.

4 Now when I think thereupon, 2 The Lord preserve him, and I pour out my heart by myself; for keep him alive, that he may be bless- I went with the multitude, and ed upon earth; and deliver not thou brought them forth into the house him into the will of his enemies. of God;

3 The Lord comfort him when 5 In the voice of praise and thankshe licih sick upon his bed; make giving, among such as keep holy-lay. thou all his bed in his sickness.

6 Why art thou so full of heav. 4 I said, Loru, be merciful unto ness, O my soul? and why art thou me; heal my soul, for I have sinned so disquieted within me? ag:linst thee.

7 Put thy trust in God; for 1 5 Mine enemies speak evil of will yet give him thanks for the me; When shall

die, and his help of his countenance. game perish?

8 My God, my soul is vexed with6 And if he come to see me, he in me; therefore will I remember speaketh vanity, and his heart con- thee concerning the land of Jordan, ceiveth falsehood within himself; and the little hill of Hermon. and when he cometh forth, he tel- 9 Onc deep calleth another, beleth it.

cause of the noise of the water7 All nine enemies whisper to-pipes; all thy waves and storms gether against me, even against me are gone over me. do they imagine this evil.

10 The Lord hath granted his 8 Let the sentence of guiltiness loving-kindness in the day-time, proceed against him, and now that and in the night-season did I sing he lieth, let hiin rise up no more. of him, and made my prayer unto

9 Yea, even mine own familiar the God of my life. friend whom I trusted, who did also 11 I will say unto the God of my eat of my bread, hath laid great strength, Why hast thou forgotten wait for me.

me? Why go I thus heavily, while 10 But be thou merciful unto the enemy oppresseth me?' me, O Lord; raise thou me up a- 12 My hones are smitten asunder gain, and I shall reward them. as with a sword, while mine enemies

11 By this I know thou favour-that trouble me cast me in the teeth; est ine, that mine enemy doth not 13 Namely, while they say daily triumph against me.

unto me, Where is now thy God? 12 And when I am in my health, 14 Why art thou so vexed, U thou upholdest me, and shall set my soul? and why art thou so bliss me before thy face for ever. quieted within me?

13 O pnt thy trust in God; for I 6 Through thee will we over. will yet thank him, which is the help throw our enemies, and in thy of my countenance, and my God. name will we tread them under

Psalm 43. Judica me, Deus. that rise up against us. Give sentence with me, O God, 7 For 1 will not trust in my how;

and defend my cause against it is not my sword that shall help me. the ungodly people; O deliver me 8 But it is thou that savest us from from the deceitful and wicked man; our enemies, and pattest them to

2 For thou art the Gol of my confusion that hate us. strength: why hast thou put me 9 We make our boast of God all froin thee? and why go I so heavily, day long, and will praise thy name while the enemy oppresseth me?" for ever.

3 O send out thy light and thy 10 But now thou art far off, and truth, that they may lead me, and puttest us to confusion; and gnest bring me unto thy holy hill, and to not forth with our armies. thy dwelling

11 Thou makest us to turn our And that I may go unto the backs upon our enemies, so that altar of God, even unto the God of they which hate us spoil our goods. my joy and gladness; and upon the

12 Thou lettest us be eaten up harp will I give thanks unto thee, like sheep, and hast scattered us ( Gol, my liod.

among the heathen. 5. Why art thou so heavy, 0 my

13 Thou sellest thy people for soul? and why art thou so disqui- naught, and takest no money for eted within me?

them. 60 put thy trust in God; for ! 14 Thou makest us to be rehuk. will yet give him thanks, which is ed of our neighbours, to be laughed the help of my countenance, and to scorn, and had in derision of

them that are round about us.

15 Thou makest us to be a byThe ninth Day.

word among the heathen, and that MORNING PRAYER. the people shake their heals at us. Psalm 14. Deus, auribus.

16 My contusion is daily before

me, and the shame of my face hath O God, our fathers have told

covered me;

17 For the voice of the slander. us what thou has done in their time er and blasphemer, for the enemy cf old.

and avenger: 2 How thou hast driven out the 18 And though all this be come heathen with thy hand, and planted upon as, yet do we not forget thee, thein in; how thoa bast destroyed nor behave ourselves frowardly in the nations and cast them out. thy covenant.

3 For they gat not the land in 19 Qur heart is not turned back, possession through their own.sword, neither our steps gone out of thy neither was it their own arm that way; helped them;

20 No, not when thou hast smitBut tloy right hand, and thine ten us into the place of diagons, arm, and the light of thy counte- and covered us with the shadow of nance; because thou hadst a favour death. into them.

21 If we have forgotten the name 5 Thou art my King, O God : lof our God, and holden up our werd help wito Jaunb,

Thands to any strange god, shall not

my God.

Gai search it out? for he knoweth thy honourable womery; npon thy the very secrets of the heart. right hand did stand the queen in

22 Fór thy sake also are we kill- a vesture of gold, wrought about ed all the day long, and are counted with divers colours. as sheep appointed to be slain. 11 Hearken, O daughter, and

23 Up, Lord, why sleepest thou? consider; incline thine ear; forget awake, and be not absent from us also thine own people, and thy for ever.

iather's house. 21 Wherefore hidest thou thy 12 So shall the King have plea. face, and forgettest our misery and sure in thy beauty; for he is thy trouble?

Lord God, and worship thou him. 25 For our soul is brought low, 13 And the daughter of Tyre shall even unto the dust; our belly cleav. be there with a gift ; like as the rich eth unto the ground.

also among the people shall make 26 Arise, and help us, and doliver their supplication before thee. us, for thy mercies' sake.

14 The King's daughter is all Psalm 45. Eructavit cor meum. glorious within; her clothing is of M

heart is inditing of a good wrought goid.

matter; I speak of the things 15 She shall be brought unto the "which I have made unto the King. King in raiment of needle-work ;

2 My tongue is the pen of a the virgins that be her fellows shall ready writer.

bear her company, and shall be 3 'Thou art fairer than the chil- brought unto thee. dren of men; full of grace are thy 16 With joy and gladness shall lips, because God hath blessed thee they be brought, and shall enter for ever.

into the King's palace. 4 Girl thee with thy sword upon 17 Instead of thy fathers thou thy thigh, 0 thou most mighty, ac- shalt have children, whom thou coirling to thy worship and renown. mayest make princes in all lands.

5 Good luck have thou with thine 18 l will remember thy name from honour: rile on, because of the one generation to another; there. word of truth, of meekness and fore shall the people give thanks righteousness, and thy right hand unto thee, world without end. shall teach thee terrible things. Psalm 46. Deus noster refugium. 6 Thy arrows are very sharp, and


OD is our hope and strength, the people shall be subdued unto a very present help in trouble. thee, even in the midst among the

2 l'herefore wilî we not fear, King's enemies.

though the earth be moved, and 7°T'hy seat, O God, endureth though the hills be carried into for ever; the sceptre of thy king- the midst of the sea. dom is a right sceptre.

3 Though the waters thereof rage 8 Thou hast loved righteousness, and swell, and though the mountains and hated iniquity; wherefore God, shake at the tempest of the same. even thy Gol, hath anointed thee 4 The rivers of the flood thereof with the oil of gladness above thy shall make glad the city of God; feliows.

the holy place of the tabernacle of 9 All thy garments smell of the Most Highest. myrrh, aloes, and cassia; out of 5 God is in the midst of her, there. the ivory palaces, whereby they fore shall she not be removedí; God have male thee glad.

shall help her, and that right early. 10 Kings' daughters were among! 6 The heatlien make much adu,


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and the kingdoms are mored; buty ? The hill of Sion is a fair place, God hath showed his voice, and the and the joy of the whole earth; up earth shall melt away:

on the north side lieth the city of 7 'The Lord of hosts is with us; the great King: Gol is well known the God of Jacob is our refuge. in her palaces as a sure refuge.

O comc hither, and behold the 3 For lo, the kings of the earth vorks of the Lord, what destruction are gathered, and gone by logether. ne hath wroughi upon the earth. 4 They marvelled to see such

9 He maketh wars to cease in all things; they were astonished and the world; he breaketh the bow, suddenly cast down. and knappeth the spear in sunder, 5 Fear came there upon them; ani! burneth the chariots in the fire. and sorrow, aš upon a woman in

10 Be still then, and know that her travail. I am Gol: I will be esalted among 6 Thou shalt break the ships of the heathen, and I will be exalted the sea through the east wind. in the earth.

7 Like as we have heard, so have 11 The Lord of hosts is with us; we seen in the city of the Lord of the God of Jacch is our refuge. hosts, in the city of our God; Gol

EVENING PRAYER. upholdeth the same for ever. Psalm 47. Omnes gentes, plaudite. 8 We wait for thy loving-kindO

Clap your hands logether, allness, O Gul, in the midst of thy

ye people: 0 sing unto God temple, with the voice of melody.

9 0 Gul, according to thy namic, 2 For the Lord is high, and to be so is thy praise unto he world's feared; he is the great King upou end; thy right hand is full of righe all the earth.

teousness. 3 He shall subdue the people un- 10 Let the mount Sion rejoice, derus,and the nationsundervur feet. and the daughter of Judah be glad,

4 He shall chuose out an heri- because of thy judgments. tage for us, even the worship of 11 Walk about Sion, and go round Jacob, whoin he loved.

about her; and tell the towers 5 God is gone up with a merry thereof. noise, and the Lord with the sound 12 Mark well her bulwarks, set of the trump.

up her houses, that ye inay tell 6 O sing praises, sing praises un-them that come after. to our God; O sing praises, sing 13 For this God is cur God for praises unto o'ır King.

ever and ever: We shall be our 7 For God is the King of all the guicie unto death. earth : sing ye praises with under-Psaliu 49. Arudite hæc, omnes. standing 8 Gal reigneth over the heathen;

Hear ye this, all ye people; O

ponder it with your ears, all God sitteth upon his holy seat. ye that dwell in the world;

9 The princes of the people are 2 High and lo:v, rich and poor, inined unto the people of the God one with another. of Abraham; for God, which is 3 My mouth shall speak of wis. very high exalted, doth defend the dom, and m; heart shall muse of eartis as it were with a shield. understanding.

Psalm 48. Magnus Dominus. j I will incline mine ear to tho GREAT is the Lord, and digital parable, and show my dark speech

city of our Ciuil, even upon his bulybill 5 Wherefore should I fear in

8 for it cost more to redeem Tabord, even the most mighty

the days of wickedness, and when tion of his fathers, and shall never the wickedness of my heels com- see light. passeth ine round about?

20 Man being in honour hath no 6 There be sume that put their understanding, but is compared wtrust in their goods, and boast to the beasts that perish. themselves in the multitude of their riches;

The tenth Day. 7 But no man may deliver his MORNING PRAYER. brother, nor make agreement unto Psalm 50. Deus deorum. God for him :

God, hath spoken, and called their souls; so that he must let the world, from the rising up of the that alone for ever';

sun unto the going down thereof. 9 Yea, though he live long, and 2 Out of Sion hath God appearsee not the grave.

ed in perfect beauty. 10 For he seeth that wise men 3 Our God shall come, and shall also die and perish together, as not keep silence; there shall go well as the ignorant and foolish, before him a consuming fire, and and leave their riches for other. a mighty tempest shall be stirred

11 And yet they think that their up round about him. houses shall continue for ever, and 4 He shall call the heaven froci that their dwelling places shall en-above, and the earth, that he may Gure from one generation to ano-judge his people. ther; and call the lands after their 5 Gather my saints together

unto me; those that have made a 12 Nevertheless, man will not covenant with me with sacrifice. abide in honour, seeing he may

6 And the heavens shall declare be compared unto the beasts that his righteousness; for Gud is judge perish ; this is the way of them. himself.

13 This is their foolishness, and 7 Hear, O my people, and I will their posterity praise their saying. speak; I myself will testify against

14 l'hey lic in the hell like sheep; thee, O Israel ; for I am God, even death gnaweth upon them, and the thy God. righteous shall have dominion over 8 I will not reprove thee because them in the morning: their beauty of thy sacrifices, or for thy burnt. shall consume in the sepulchre out offerings; because they were not of their dwelling:

alway before me. 15 But God hath delivered my 91 will take no bullock out of thine soul from the place of hell: for he house, nor he-goat out of thy folds, shall receive me.

10 For all the beasts of the forest 16 Be not thou afraid, though are mine, and so are the cattle upon one be made rich, or if the glory a thousand hills. of his house be increased ;

11 I know all the fowls upon tlie 17 For he shall carry nothing mountains, and the wild beasts of away with him when he dieth, the field are in my sight. neither shall his pomp follow him. 12 If I he hungry, I will not tell

18 For while he lived, he count- thee; for the whole world is mine, ed himself an happy mán; and so and all that is therein. long as thou dost well unto thy selt, 13 Uhinkesc thou that would men will speak good of thee. eat bull's flesh, and drink the blood

19 He shall follow the gener.lof goats!

own names.

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