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from the children of the genera-[ 19 They tempted God in their Lions to come; but to show the ho-hearts, and required meat for their nour of the Lord, his mighty and lust.

wonderful works that he hath done. 20 They spake against God also, 5 He made a covenant with Ja-saying, Shall God epare a table cob, and gave Israel a law, which in the wilderness?"

he commanded our forefathers to 21 He smote the stony rock in. teach their children. deed, that the water gushed out,

6 That their posterity might and the streams flowed withal; but know it, and the children which can he give bread also, or provide were yet unbɔrn; flesh for his people?

7 To the intent that when they came up, they might show their children the same;

22 When the Lord heard this, he was wroth; so the fire was kindled in Jacob, and there came up heavy 8 That they might put their trust displeasure against Israel; in God; and not to forget the works 23 Because they believed not in of God, but to keep his command-God, and put not their trust in his

ments;

help.

9 And not to be as their forefa- 24 So he commanded the clouds thers, a faithless and stubborn gen-above, and opened the doors of hea eration; a generation that set not ven.

their heart aright, and whose spirit 25 He rained down Manna also cleaveth not steadfastly unto God; upon them for to eat, and gave them 10 Like as the children of Eph-food from heaven.

raim; who being harnessed, and 26 So man did eat angel's food; carrying bows, turned themselves for he sent them meat enough. hack in the day of battle.

11 They kept not che covenant of God, and would not walk in his law; 12 But forgat what he had done, and the wonderful works that he had showed for them.

13 Marvellous things did he in the sight of our forefathers, in the land of Egypt, even in the field of Zoan.

14 He divided the sea, and let them go through; he made the waters to stand on an heap.

15 In the day time also he led them with a cloud, and all the night| through with a light of fire.

16 He clave the hard rocks in the wilderness, and gave them drink thereof, as it had been out of the great depth.

17 He brought waters out of the stony rock, so that it gushed out like the rivers.

18 Yet for all this, they sinned more against him, and provoked the Most Highest in the wilderness

27 He caused the east wind to blow under heaven; and through his power he brought in the southwest wind.

28 He rained flesh upon them as thick as dust, and feathered fowls like as the sand of the sea.

29 He let it fall among their tents, even round about their habitation.

30 So they did eat and were well filled; for he gave them their own desire: they were not disappointed of their lust.

31 But while the meat, was yet in their mouths, the heavy wrath of God came upon them, and slew the wealthiest of them; yea, and smote down the chosen men that were in Israel.

32 But for all this, they sinned yet more, and believed not his wondrous works.

33 Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble.

34 When he slew them, they sure, and trouble; and sent evil sought him, and turned them early, angels among them.

and inquired after God.

51 He made a way to his ine 35 And they remembered that dignation, and spared not their God was their reng h, and that soul from death; but gave their the high God was their Redeemer. life over to the pestilence;

36 Nevertheless, they did but 52 And smote all the first-born flatter him with their mouth,and dis-in Egypt, the most principal ang sembled with him in their tongue. mightiest in the dwellings of Ham. 57 For their heart was not whole 53 But as for his own people, he with him, neither continued they led them forth like sheep, and carsteadfast in his covenant. ried them in the wilderness like a

38 But he was so merciful, that he forgave their misdeeds, and destroyed them not.

flock.

54 He brought them out safely, that they should not fear, and overwhelmed their enemies with the

39 Yea, many a time turned he his wrath away, and would not suf-sea. fer his whole displeasure to arise: 55 And brought them within the 40 For he considered that they borders of his sanctuary, even to were but flesh, and that they were his mountain, which he purchased even a wind that passeth away, with his right hand.

and cometh not again.

56 He cast out the heathen also

41 Many a time did they pro- before them, caused their land to voke him in the wilderness, and be divided among them for an grieved him in the desert. heritage, and made the tribes of 42 They turned back, and tempt-Israel to dwell in their tents. ed God; and moved the Holy One 57 So they tempted and disin Israel. pleased the most high God, and 43 They thought not of his hand, kept not his testimonies; and of the day when he delivered 58 But turned their backs, and them from the hand of the enemy. fell away like their forefathers; 44 How he had wrought his miracles in Egypt, and his wonders in the field of Zoan.

45 He turned their waters into blood, so that they might not drink of the rivers.

46 He sent lice among them, and devoured them up, and frogs to destroy them.

47 He gave their fruit unto the caterpillar, and their labour unto the grasshopper.

48 He destroyed their vines with hail-stones, and their mulberry trees with the frost.

49 He smote their cattle also with hail-stones, and their flocks with hot thunder-bolts.

starting aside like a broken bow.

59 For they grieved him with their hill-altars, and provoked him to displeasure with their images.

60 When God heard this, he was wroth, and took sore displeasure at Israel;

61 So that he forsook the tabernacle in Silo, even the tent that he had pitched among men.

62 He delivered their power into captivity, and their beauty into the enemies' hand.

63 He gave his people over also unto the sword, and was wroth with his inheritance.

64 The fire consumed their young men, and their maidens were not 50 He cast upon them the furi-given to marriage. ousness of his wrath, anger, displea

65 Their priests were slain with

the sword,and there were no widows) to make lamentation.

6 Pour out thine indignation upon the heathen that have not known and upon the kingdoms that

66 So the Lord awaked as one thee; out of sleep, and like a giant re-have not called upon thy name: freshed with wine. 7 For they have devoured Jacob,

67 He smote his enemies in the and laid waste his dwelling-place. hinder parts, and put them to a 8 O remember not our old sins, perpetual shame. but have mercy upon us, and that

68 He refused the tabernacle of soon; for we are come to great Joseph, and chose not the tribe of misery.

Ephraim;

9 Help us, O God of our salva

69 But chose the tribe of Judah, tion, for the glory of thy name: ( even the hill of Sion, which he deliver us, and be merciful unto loved. our sins, for thy name's sake.

70 And there he built his temple on high, ard laid the foundation of it like the ground which he hath made continually.

10 Wherefore do the heathen say, Where is now their God?

11 O let the vengeance of thy servants' blood that is shed, be open71 He chose David also his ser-ly showed upon the heathen, in vant, and took him away from the our sight. sheep-folds:

12 O let the sorrowful sighing

72 As he was following the ewes of the prisoners come before thee; great with young ones, he took him, according to the greatness of thy that he might feed Jacob his peo-power, preserve thou those that ple, and Israel his inheritance. are appointed to die.

73 So he fed them with a faithful and true heart, and ruled them prudently with all his power.

The sixteenth Day. MORNING PRAYER. Psalm 79. Deus, venerunt. God, the heathen are come

13 And for the blasphemy wherewith our neighbours have blasphemed thee, reward thou them, Lord, seven-fold into their bosom,

14 So we that are thy people, and sheep of thy pasture, shall give thee thanks for ever, and will al way be showing forth thy praise

Oinothie inheritance; thy holy from generation to generation.

temple have they defiled, and made Jerusalem an heap of stones.

Psalm 80. Qui regis Israel.

HEAR, O thou Shepherd of Is 2 The dead bodies of thy ser- rael, thou that leadest Joseph vants have they given to be meat like a sheep; show thyself also, thou unto the fowls of the air, and the that sittest upon the Cherubim : flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the land.

3 Their blood have they shed like water on every side of Jerusalem, and there was no man to bury them.

4 We are become an open shame to our enemies, a very scorn and derision unto them that are round about us.

2 Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasses, stir up thy strength, and come and help us.

3 Turn us again, O God; show the light of thy countenance, and we shall be whole.

4 O Lord God of hosts, how long wilt thou be angry with thy people that prayeth?

5 Lord, how long wilt thou be 5 Thou feedest them with the angry? shall thy jealousy burn like bread of tears, and givest them fire for ever? plenteousness of tears to drink.

6 Thou hast made us a very,the tabret, the merry harp, with strife unto our neighbours, and our the lute.

enemies laugh us to scorn.

3 Blow up the trumpet in the 7 Turn us again, thou God of new moon, even in the time aphosts; show the light of thy coun-pointed, and upon our solemu feast tenance, and we shall be whole. day. 8 Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt; thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it.

4 For this was made a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.

9 Thou madest room for it; and 5 This he ordained in Joseph for when it had taken root, it filled the a testimony, when he came out of land. the land of Egypt, and had heard

10 The hills were covered with a strange language. the shadow of it, and the boughs

6 I eased his shoulder from the

thereof were like the goodly cedar burden, and his hands were delivered from making the pots.

trees.

11 She stretched out her branches unto the sea, and her boughs unto the river.

12 Why hast thou then broken down her hedge, that all they that go by pluck off her grapes?

13 The wild boar out of the wood doth root it up, and the wild beasts of the field devour it.

14 Turn thee again, thou God

7 Thou calledst upon me in troubles, and I delivered thee, and heard thee what time as the storm fell upon thee.

8 I proved thee also at the waters of strife.

9 Hear, O my people; and I will assure thee, O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me.

10 There shall no strange god

of hosts, look down from heaven, be in thee, neither shalt thou worship any other god.

behold and visit this vine,

15 And the place of the vine- 11 I am the Lord thy God, who yard that thy right hand hath plant-brought thee out of the land of ed, and the branch that thou ma-Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I shall fill it. dest so strong for thyself.

16 It is burnt with fire, and cut down; and they shall perish at the rebuke of thy countenance.

17 Let thy hand be upon the man of thy right hand, and upon the son of man, whom thou madest so strong for thine own self.

12 But my people would not hear my voice; and Israel would not obey me:

13 So I gave them up unto their own hearts lusts, and let them follow their own imaginations.

14 O that my people would have 18 And so will not we go back hearkened unto me; for if Israel from thee: O let us live, and we had walked in my ways,

shall call upon thy name.

15 I should soon have put down 19 Turn us again, O Lord God their enemies, and turned my hand of hosts; show the light of thy coun-Jagainst their adversaries. tenance, and we shall be whole.

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16 The haters of the Lord should have been found liars; but their time should have endured for ever.

17 He should have fed them also with the finest wheat flour; and with honey out of the stony rock should I have satisfied thee,

EVENING PRAYER.

Psalm 82. Deus stetit.

GOD standeth in the conquere tion of princes, he is a Judge among gods.

2 flow long will ye give wrong Judgment, and accept the persons of the ungodly?

3 Defend the poor and fatherless; see that such as are in need and necessity have right.

4 Deliver the out-cast and poor; save them from the hand of the ungodly.

5 They will not be learned, nor understand, but walk on still in darkness: all the foundations of the

earth are out of course.

6 I have said, Ye are gods, and ye are all the children of the Most Highest;

7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.

8 Arise, O God, and judge thou the earth; for thou shalt take all heathen to thine inheritance.

Psalm 83. Deus, quis similis?

& Assur also is joined with them, and have holpen the children of Lot.

9 But do thou to them as unto

the Midianites; unto Sisera, and Junto Jabin at the brook of Kison;

10 Who perished at Endor, and became as the dung of the earth.

11 Make them and their princes like Oreb and Zeb; yea, make all their princes like as Zeba and Sal

mana;

12 Who say, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in posses sion.

13 O my God, make them like unto a wheel, and as the stubble before the wind.

14 Like as the fire that burneth

up the wood, and as the flame that consumeth the mountains.

15 Persecute them even so with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm.

16 Make their faces ashamed, O Lord, that they may seek thy namie.

17 Let them be confounded and vexed ever more and more; let

HOLD not thy tongue, O God, them he put to shame, and perish.

keep not still silence: refrain not thyself, O God;

2 For lo, thine enemies make a murmuring; and they that hate thee have lift up their head.

3 They have imagined craftily against thy people, and taken counsel against thy secret ones.

18 And they shall know that thou, whose name is Jehovah, art only the Most Highest overall the earth.

Psalm 84. Quam dilecta! How amiable are thy dwell. ings, thou Lord of hosts! 2 My soul hath a desire and longing to enter into the courts of 4 They have said, Come, and the Lord; my heart and my flesh let us root them out, that they be rejoice in the living God. no more a people, and that the 3 Yea, the sparrow hath found name of Israel may be no more in her an house, and the swallow a remembrance. nest, where she may lay her young; even thy altars, O Lord of hosts,

5 For they have cast their heads together with one consent, and are my King and my God. confederate against thee;

4 Blessed are they that dwell in

6 The tabernacles of the Edom-thy house; they will be alway ites, and the Ishmaelites; the Mo-praising thee.

abites, and Hagarenes;

5 Blessed is the man whose

7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Ama-strength is in thee; in whose heart lek; the Philistines, with them are thy ways.

that dwell at Tyre.

6 Who, going through the vale

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