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14 Offer unto God thanksgiving, 5 Behold, I was shajen in wickand pay thy vows unto the Mostedness, and in sin hath my mother Highest,

conceived me. 15 And call upon me in the time 6 But lo, thou requirest truth in of trouble; so will I hear thee, and the inward parts, and shalt make thou shalt praise me.

me to understand wisdom secretly. 16 But unto the ungodly said 7 Thou shalt purge me with hys. God, Why dost thou preach my sop, and I shall be clean ; thou shalt laws, and takest my covenant in wash me, and I shall be whiter thy mouth;

than snow. 17 Whereas thou hatest to be 8 Thou shalt make me hear of joy reformed, and hast cast my words and gladness, that the bones which behind thee?

thou hast broken may rejoice. 18 When thout sawest a thief, thou 9 Turn thy face from my sins, consentedst unto him; and hast been and put out all my misdeeds. partaker with the adulterers. 10 Make me a clean heart, O God,

19 Thou hast let thy mouth speak and renew a right spirit within me. wickedIness, and with thy tongue 11 Cast me not away from thy thoi bast set forth deceit. presence, and take not thy Holy

20 Thou sattest and spakest Spirit from me. against thy brother; yea, and hast 12 O give me the comfort of thy slandered thine own mother's son. help again, and stablish me with thy

21 These things hust thou done, free Spirit. and I held my tongue, and thou 15 Then shall I teach thy ways thoughtest wickedly, that I am even unto the wicked, and sinners shall such a one as thyself; but I will be converted into thee. reprove thee, and set before thee 14 Deliver me from blond-guilti the things that thou hast done. ness, O God, thou that art the God

22 O consider this, ye that for- of my health; and my tongue shall get God, lest I pluck you away, sing of thy righteousness. and there be none to deliver you. 15 Thou shalt open my lips, O

23 Whoso offereth me thanks Lord, and my mouth shall show and praise, he honoureth me; and thy praise. to him that ordereth his conversa- 16 For thou desirest no sacrifice, tion right, will I show the salvation else would I give it thee; but thou of God.

delightest not in burnt-offerings. Psalın 51. Miserere mei, Deus. 17 The sacrifice of God is a crou. AVE

mercy upon me, O God, bled spirit: a broken and contrite cording to the multitude of thy 18 O be favourable and gracious mercies do away mine offences. (unto Sion; build thou the walls of

2 Wash me thoroughly from Jerusalem. my wickedness; and cleanse me 19 Then shalt thou be pleased from my sin ;

with the sacrifice of righteousness, 3 For I acknowledge my faults, with the burnt-offerings and obla. and my sin is ever before me. tions; then shall they offer young

4 Against thee only have I sinned, bullocks upon thine altar. and done this evil in thy sight, that Psalm 52. Quill gloriaris? thon mightes: be justified in thy


THY boastest thou thyself, thou maying, and clear when thou art tyrant, that thou canst do huged

I mischief?


2 Whereas the goodness of God 6 They were afraid, where no endureth yet daily.

fear was; for God hath broken the 3 'Thy tongue imagineth wicked-bones of him that besieged thee; ness, and with lies thou cuttest like thou hast put them to confusion, & sharp razor.

because God hath despised them. 4 Thou hast loved unrighteous- 7 On that the salvation were ness more than goodness, and to talk given unto Israel out of Sion! Oh of lies more than rightcousness. that the Lord would deliver his

5 Thou hast loved to speak all people out of captivity! words that may do hurt, O thou 8 Then should Jacob rejoice, and false tongue.

Israel should be right glaul. 6 Therefore shall Gou destroy Psalm 54. Deus, in Nomine. and piluek thee out of thy dwelling, sake, and avenge me in thv and root thet out of the land of the strength. tiving

2 Pear my prayer, O God, and 7'The righteous also shall see this, hearken unto the words of my and fear and shall laugh him tosccrn: mouth:

8 Lo, this is the man that took 3 For strangers are risen up not God for his strength ; but trust- against me; and tyrants, which have ed unto the multitude of his riches, not God before their eyes, seek and strengthened himself in his after my soul. wickedness.

4 Behold, God is my helper: 9 As for me, I am like a green the Lord is with them that upliol olive-tree in the house of God; my my soul. trust is in the tender mercy of God 5 He shall reward evil unto mine for ever and ever.

enemies : destroy thou them in thy 10 I will always give thanks unto truth. thee for that thou hast done; and 6 An offering of a free heart will I will lope in thy name, for thy I give thee, and praist thị náme, saints like it well.

Lord; because it is so comfortable. EVENING PRAYER. 7 For he hath delivered me out Psalm 53. Dixit insipiens. of all my trouble; and mive eye The sfoliath body shath Gaid in his bat een his desiré ipon mine

, There is no . enemies. 2 Corrupt are they, and become Psalm 55. Exaudi, Ders. abominable in their wickedness;


EAR my prayer, O God, and there is none that doeth good.

s God looked down from heaven tition. upon the children of men, to see if 2 Take heed unto me, and hear there were any that would under-me, how I mourn in my prayer, stand, and seek after God. and am vexed.

4 But they are all gone out of 3. The enemy crieth so, and the the way, they are altogether be- ungodly cometh on so fast í for they come abominable; there is also are minded to do 'me some mig. none that doeth goud, a. not one. chief, so maliciously are they set

5 Are they not without under-Jagainst me. standing that work wickedness, eat- My heart is disquieted within ing up my people as if they would me, and the fear of death is fallen eat bread ? they have not called fupon me.

5 Fearfulness and trembling are T

upon Gou.

come upon me, and an horrible, 22 The words of his mouth were dread hath overwhelmed me. softer than butter, having war in

6 And I said, O that I had wings his heart; his words were smoother like a dove; for then would I flee than oil and yet they be very swords away, anıl be at rest.

3 O cast thy burthen upon the 7. Lu, then would I get me away Lord, and he shall nourishi thee, far off, and remain in the wilderness. and shall not suffer the righteous

8 I would make haste to escape, to fall for ever. because of the stormy wind and 24 And as for them, thou, O teinpest.

God, shalt bring them into the pit 9 Destroy their tongues, O Lord, of destruction. and divide them; for I have spied 25 The blood-thirsty and deceit. uurighteousness and strife in the city. ful men shall not live caut half their

10 Day and night they go about lays: nevertheless, my trust shall within the walls thereot; mischiet be in thee, O Lord. also and sorrow are in the midst of it. 11 Wickerlness is therein; deceit

The eleventh Day. and guile go not out of their streets.

MORNING PRAYER. 12 For it is not an open enemy Psalın 56. JL serere mei, Deng. that hath done me this dishonour; BE merciful unto me, o God, for for I could have it

mangoeth 13 Neither was it mine adversary he is daily fighting and troubling me. that did magnify himself against 2 Mine enemies are daily in hand me; for theu queria venture I would to swallow me up; for they be many have his myself from him: that fight against me, I thou Must

14 But it was even thou, my alighest. companion, my guide, and mine 3 Nevertheless, though I am own familiar friend.

sometimes afraid, yet put I way 15 We took sweet counsel to-trust in thee. the ther, and walked in the house of I will praise God because of his Guch as friends.

word: I have put my linist in Gal, 16 Let death come hastily upon and will not fear what flesh can do them, and let them go down quick anto me. into hell; for wickedness is in their 5 They daily mistake my words; dwellings, and among them. all that they iniagine is to da me evil.

17. As for me, I will call upon 6. They hold all togetner, and God, and the Lord shall save me. keep themselves elose and mark my

18 In the evening, and morning, steps, when they lay wait for ny soul. and at noon-day, will

I pray, and that T Shall they escape for their instantly; and he shall lear my voice. wickedness ? thou, o Gol, in thy

19 It is he that hath delivered displeasure, shall cast them down. my soul in peace, tiom the battle Ś Thou tellest my wanderings : that was against me; for there were put my tears into thy bottle: are many with me.

prot these things noted in thy book? 20 Yes, even Gol, that endureth 9 Whensoever I call upon thee, for ever, shall hear me, and bring then shal' mine enemies be put to them down; for they will not turn, Aight: this I know; for God is on por fear God.

21 He laid tris hands upun such 10 In God's word will I rejoice; 18 be at peace with lim, and be in the Lord's word will I confort me. brede his covenant

11 Yea, in God have I put my

my side,

trust; I will not be afraid what man Psilm 58. Si cere utique. can do unto me.

; 12 Untothec, O God, will I pay my teousness, O) ye congregation? Vows; ante thee wilt I give thanks. and do ye judge the thing that is

13 For thou hast delivered my fright, Oʻye solis of men ? soul from death, ani my feet from 2 Yea, ye imagine mischief in falling, that I may walk before God your heart upon the earth, and

1 in the light of the living.

your hands ileal with wickedness. Psalın 57. Miserere mei, Deus. 3 The ungolly are troward, even

, ; merciful untu me; for my soul soon as they are born they go astray trusteth in thee; and under the sha- and speak lies. dow of thy wings shall be my refuge, 4 They are as renomous as the until thus tyranny be overpast. poison of a serpent, even like the

2 I will call unto the most high draf adder, that stoppeth her cars; Gend, even wito the God that shall 5 Which refuseth to hear the pertorm the cause which I have in voice of the charmer, charm lie hand.

never su wisely. 3 He shall send liom heaven, and 6 Break their teeth, O Gol, in save me from the reproof of him their mouths ; smite the jaw-hones that would eat me up.

of the lions, O Lord: let thene fall 4 God sl.all send forth his memy away like water that runueth apace; and truth : iny soul is among lions, and when they shoot their arrows,

5 And I lie even among the chil- lel then be rooted out. dren of men, that are set on fire, 7 Let them consume away like a whose teeth are spears and arrows, snail, and be like the untimely fruit a d their tongue a sharp sword. of a wornan; and let them riot see

6 Set up thyself, o Gol, above the sun. the heavens, and thy glory above. 8 Or ever your pots be male all the earth.

hot with thortis, so let indignation 7 They have laid a net for my vex him, even as a thing that is raw. feet, and pressed down my soul ; 9 The righteous shall rejoice, they have digged a pit before me, when he seeth the vengeance; he apıd are fallen into the midst of it shall wash his footsteps in the blood themselves.

of the ungoully. 8 My heart is fixed, O Gol, my 10 So that a man shall say, Ve heart is fixed; I will sing, and give rily, there is a reward for the right. praise.

eous; doubtless there is a God that 9 Awake up, my g’ory: awake, judgeth the earth. lute and harp: I myself will awake EVENING PRAYER. right warly.

Psalm 59. Eripe nie che inunicis. O Lord, among the people; and mies, O God; defend me fron I will sing unto thee among the them that rise up against me. pations.

20 deliver me from the wicked 11 For the greatness of thy mer. dners, and save me fiom the blood cy reacheth unto the heavens, and thirsty men. thy truth unto the clouds.

3 For lo, they lie waiting for may 12 Set up thyself, O God, above soul; the mighty men are gathered the heavens, and thy glory above against me, without any offer:ce or all the earth.

face of me, O Larch

$ They run and prepare them. Psalm 60. Deus, repulisti nos. selves without my fault; arise thou therefore to help me, and bec, old. O God, thou hast cast us out, and

scattered us abroad; thou hast 5 Stand up, o Lord God of also been displeased : O turn thee hosts, thou God of Israel, to visit unto us again. All the heathen, and be not merci- 2 Thou hast moyed the land, and ful unto them that offend of mali- divided it : heal the sores thereof, cious wickedness,

for it shaketh. 6 They go to and fro in the even- 3 Thou hast showed thy people ing, they grin like a dog, and run heavy things; thou hast given us a about through the city.

drink of deadly wine. 7 Behold, they speak with their 4 Thou hast given a token for mouth, and swords are in their such as fear thee, that they may lis; for who doth hear? triumph because of the truth.

8 But thou, O Lord, shalt have 5 Therefore were thy beloved them iu derision, and thou shalt delivered: help me with thy right laugh all the heathen to scorn. hand, and hear me.

9 My strength will I ascribe unto 6 God hath spoken in his holiness, thee; for thou art the God of my I will rejoice and divide Sichem, refuge.

and mete out the valley of Succoth. 10 God showeth me his goodness 7 Gilead is mine, and Manasses plenteously : and God shall let me is mine; Ephraim also is the strength see my desire upon raine enemies. of my head ; Judah is my law-giver;

11 Slay them not, lest my people $ Moab is my wash-pot; aver forget it; but scatter them abroad Edom will I cast out my shoe ; among the people, and put them Philistia, be thou glad of me. down,

O Lord, our defence. 9 Who will lead me into the 12 For the sin of their mouth, strong city? who will bring me into and for the worls of their lips, Edom? they shall be taken in their pride : 10 Hast not thou cast us out, o and why? their preaching is off God? wilt not thou, O God, gu out cursing and lies.

with our hosts?. 13 Consume them in thy wrath ; 11 O be thou our help in trous consume them, that they may pe-ble; før vain is the help of man. rish, and know that it is God that 12 Through God will we do ruleth in Jacob, and unto the ends great acts; for it is he that shall of the world.

lread down our enemies. 14 And in the evening they will Psalm 61. Exaudi, Deus. return, grin like a dog, and will go HE.

EAR my crying, O God, give about

ear unto my prayer. 15 They will run here and there 2 From the ends of the earth for meat, and grudge if they be nut will I call upon thee, when my satisfied.

heart is in heaviness. 16 As for me, I will sing of thy 30 set me up upon the rock power, and will praise thy mercy that is higher than I; for thou hast betines in the morning; for thou been my hope, and a strong tower last been my defence and refuge for me against the enemy, in the day of my trouble.

4 I will dwell in thy tabernacle 17 Unto thee, O my strength, for ever, and my trust shall be un. Will I sing; for thou, O Go, art der the covering of thy wings. my refuge, and my merciful God. 5 For thou, O Lord, hast beard

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