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grude in judgment; and such as are sons; neither will I have fellowship gentle, them shall he learn his way. with the deceitful.

9 All the paths of the Lord are 5 I have hated the congregation mercy and truth, unto such as keep of the wicked; and will not sit his covenant and his testimonies. among the ungodly.

10 For thy name's sake, O Lord, 6 I will wash my hands in innobe merciful unto my sin ; for it is cency, O Lord; and so will I go to great.

thine altar. 11 What man is he that feareth 7 That I may show the voice of the Lord ? him shall he teach in the thanksgiving, and tell of all thy way that he shall choose.

wondrous works. 12 His soul shall dwell at ease, 8 Lord, I have loved the habitaand his seed shall inherit the land. tion of thy house, and the place

13 The secret of the Lord is where thine honour dwelleth. among them that fear him, and he 90 shut not up my soul with will show them lis covenant. the sinners, nor my life with the

14 Minc eyes are ever looking blood-thirsty ; unto the Lord; for he shall pluck 10 In whose hands is wickedness, my feet out of the net.

and their right hand is full of gifts. 15 Turn thee unto ine, and 11 But as for me, I will walk have mercy upon me; for I am innocently: O deliver me, and be desolate, and in misery.

merciful unto me. 16 The sorrows of my heart 12 My foot standeth right: I will are enlarged: O bring thou me praise the Lord is the congregations. out of my troubles.

EVENING PRAYER. 17 Look upon my adversity and Psalm 27. I)ominus illuminatio.

18 Consider mine enemies how salvation, whom then shall í many they are; and they bear a fear? the Lord is the strength of tyranpous hate against me. my life, of whom then shall I be

19 O keep my soul, and deliver afraid ?' me: let me not be confounded, 2 When the wicked, even mine for I have put my trust in thee. enemies and my foes, came upon

20 Let perfectness and righte-me to eat cp my flesh, they stum. ous dealing wait upon me; for my bled and fell. hope hath been in thee.

3 Though an host of men vere 21 Deliver Israel, O God, out laid against me, yet shall not my of all his troubles.

heart be afraid ; and though there Psalm 26. Judica me, Domine. rose up war against me, yet will I

put my trust in thee. BE thou my judge, O Lord, for 4 One thing have I desired of

I have walked innocently: my the Lord, which I will require ; trust hath been also in the Lord, even that I may dwell in the house therefore shall I not fall.

of the Lord all the days of my life, 2 Examine me, O Lord, and to behold the fair beauty of the prove me; try out my reins and Lord, and to visit his temple. my heart.

5 For in the time of trouble lie 3 For thy loving-kindness is shall hide me in his talvernacle; ever before mine eyes; and I will yea, in the secret place of bis dwellvalk in thy truth.

ing shall he hide me, and set me I have not dwelt with vain per-'up upon a inek of stoue.

6 And now shall he lift up minej 4 Reward them according to their head above mine enemics round Jeeds, and according to the wickedabout me.

ness of their own inventions. 7 Therefore will I offer in his

5 Recompense them after the dwelling an oblation, with great work of their hands; pay them that glaulness: I will sing and speak they have deserved. praises unto the Lord.

6 For they regard not in their 8 Ilcarken unto my voice, O mind the works of the Lord, nor Lon, when I cry unto thee; have the operation of his hands; there. mercy upon me, and heai me. fore shall he break them down, and

9 My heart hath talked of thee, not build them up. Seek ye my face: thy face, Lord, 7 Praised be the Lord; for he will I seek.

hath heard the voice of my humble 100 hide not thou thy face from petitions. me, nor cast thy servant away in 8 The Lord is my strength, and displeasure.

my shield; my heart hath trusted il Thou hast been my succour; in him, and I am helped; therefore leave me nnt, neither forsake me, my heart danceth for joy, and in O Gorl of my salvation.

my song will I praise him. 12 When my father and my mother 9 The Lord is my strength, and fursake me, the Lord taketh me up. he is the wholesome defence of his

15 Teach me thy way, O Lori, Anointed. and lead me in the right way, be- 10 O save thy people, and give cause of mine enemies.

thy blessing unto thine inheritance: 14 Deliver ine not over into the feed them,

and set them up forever. will of mine adversaries: for there Psalm 29. Afferte Domino. are false witnesses risen up against BRING unto the Lord, wo ye me, and such as speak wrong. mighty, bring young rams un,

15 I should utterly have fainted, to the Lorel; ascribe unto the Lord but that I believe verily to see the worship and strength. goodness of the Lord in the land 2 Give the Lord the honour due of the living.

unto his name; worship the Lord 16 O tarry thou the Lord's lei- with holy worship. sue; be strong, and he shall com- 3 Jt is the Lord that command. fort thine heart; and put thou thy leth the waters; it is the glorious. trust in the Lord.

God that maketh the thunder. Psalm 28. Ad te, Domine. 4 It is the Lord that ruleth the my strength: think' no scorn iu operation; the voice of the Lorú

the of me; lest, if thou make as though is a glorious voice. thou hearest not, I become like 5 The voice of the Lorrl break. them that go down into the pit. eth the cedar trees; yea, the Lord

2 Hear the voice of my humble breaketh the cedars of Libanus. petitions, when I cry unto thee; 6 He maketh them also to skip when I hold up my hands towards like a calf; Libanus also and Sirion the mercy-seat of thy lacly temple. Like a young unicorn.

30 pluck me not away, neither 7 The voice of the Lord divideth destroy' me with the ungeally and the flames of fire; the voice of the wicked doers, which speak friendly I.onl shaketh the wilderness; yea, to their neighbours, but imagine the Lord shakech the wilderness of mischief in their tearis.



8 'The voice of the Lord maketh 13 Therefore shall every good the hinds to bring forth young, and man sing of_thy praise without discovereth the thick bushes: in ceasing : O my God, I will give nis temple doth every inan speak thanks unto thee for ever. of his honour.

Psalm 31. In te, Domine, speravt. 9 The Lord sitteth above the IN thee, O Lord, hare le put my water tlood, and the Lord remain

let me be lo eth a King for ever.

confusion; deliver nie in thy right10 The Lord shall give strengtheousness. unto his people; the Lord shall give

2 Bow down thine ear to me; his people the blessing of peace.

make haste to deliver me.

3 And be thou my suong rock, The siirth Day. and house of defence, that thou MORNING PRİYER.

inayest save me; Psalm 30. Exultubo te, Domine. 4 For thou art my strong rock, 1

Will magnify thee, O Lord; for and my castle: be thou also my

thou hast set me up, and not guide, and lead me for thy name's made my foes to triumph over me. sake.

2 O Lord, my God, I cried unto 5 Draw me out of the net that thee; and thou hast healed me. they have laid privily for me ; for

3 Thou, Lord, hast brought my thou art my strength. mul out of hell : thou hast kept my 6 lato thy hands I commend my life from them that go down to the spirit; for thou hast redeemed me, pit.

O Lord, thou God of truth. 4 Sing praises unto the Lord, O 7 I have hated them that hold of ge saints of his; and give thanks superstitious vanities, and my trust unto him, for a remembrance of his hath been in the Lord. holiness.

8 I will be gladl, and rejoice in 5 For his wrath endureth but the thy mercy; for thou last considertwinkling of an eye, and in his plea-led my trouble, and hast known my gure is life ; heaviness may endure soul in adversities. for a night, but joy cometh in the 9 Thou hast not shut me up into morning

the hand of the enemy, but hast 6 And in my prosperity I saiol, set my feet in a large room. I shall never be removed ; thou, 10 'Have mercy upon me, o Lord, of ihy goodness, hast made Lord, for I am in trouble, and mine my hill so strong.

eye is consumed for very heaviness; 7 Thou dielst turn thy face from yea, my soul and my borly. me, and I was troubled.

11 For my life is waxen old with 8 Tlien cried I unto thee, O Lord; heaviness and my years with mournand gat me to my Lord right humbly. ling.

9 What profit is there in my 12 My strength faileth me, be. blood, when I go down to the pit? cause of mine iniquity, and my

10 Shall the dust give thanks Up- bones are consiimed. to thee? or shall it declare thy truth? 13 I became a reproof among all

11 Hlear, O Lord, and have mercy mine enemies, but especially among apon me; Lord, he thou my helper. my neighbours; and they of mine

12 'Thou hast turr.ed my heavi- acquaintance were afraid of me; ness into joy; thou hast put off my and they that did see me without, sackcloth, and girled me with glad. conveyed themselves from me.

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man out of mind; I am become blish your heart, all ge that put like a broken vessel.

your trust in the Lord. 15 For I have heard the blas- EVENING PRAYER. phemy of the multitude, and fear is

Psalm 32. Beati, quorum. on every side, while they conspire BLESSED AS he whose unrighte

is forgiven, counsel to take away my life. sin is covered.

16 But my hope hath been in 2 Blessed is the man unto whom thee, O Lord; I have said, Thou the Lord imputeth no sin, and in art my Gol.

whose spirit there is no guile. 17 My time is in thy hand; de. 3 For whilst I held my tongue, liver me from the hand of mine my bones consumed away through enemies, and from them that per- my daily complaining. secute me.

4 For thy hand is heavy upon me 18 Show thy servant the light of day and night, and my moisture is thy countenance, and save me for like the drought in summer. thy mercies' sake.

5 I will ackuowledge my sin unto 19 Let me not be confounded, O thee; and mine wrighteousness Lord, for I have called upon thee; have I not hid. let the ungodly be put to confu- 6 I said, I will confess my sins unsion, and be put to silence in the to the Lord; and so thou forgavest grave.

the wickedness of my sin. 20 Let the lying lips be put to 7 For this shall every one that is silence, which cruelly, disdainfully, godly make his prayer unto thee, and despitefully speak against the in a time when thou mayest be righteous.

found; but in the great water floods 21 O how plentiful is thy good- they shall not come nigh him. ness, which thou hast laid up for 8 Thou art a place to hide me them that fear thee, and that thou in; thou shalt preserve me from bast prepared for them that put trouble; thou shalt compass me their trust in thee, even before the about with songs of deliverance. sons of men.

9 I will inform thee, and teach thee 22 Thou shalt hide them privily in the way wherein thou shralt go; by thine own presence from the and I will guide thee with mine eye. provoking of all men : thou shalt 10 Be ye not like to horse and keep them secretly in thy taberna- mule, which have no understand. cle from the strife of tongues. ing; whose mouths must be held

23 Thanks be to the Lord; for he with bit and bridle, lest they fall hath showed me marvellous kindness in a strong city.

11 Great plagues remain for the 24 And when made haste, y ungodly; but whoso putteth his said, I am cast out of the sight of trust in the Lord, mercy embraceth thine eyes.

him on every side. 25 Nevertheless, thou heardest 12 Be glad, O ye righteous, and the voice of my prayer, when I rejoice in the Lord; and be joyful, "cried unto thee.

all ye that are true of heart. 26 O love the Lord, all ye his Psalm 33. Exultate, justi. saints; for the Lord preserveth R:

EJOICE in the Lord, 0 ye them that are faithful, and plente- righteous; for it becometh ously rewardeth the proud doer. well the just to be thankful.

27 Be strong, and he shall esta) 2 Praise the Lord with harp :

upon thee.


sicg praises unto him with the lute, 17 Behold, the eye of the Lord and instrument of ten strings. is upon them that fear him, and

3 Sing unto the Lord a new upon them that put their trust in sung; sing praises lustily unto him his mercy; with a good courage ;

18 To deliver their soul from 4 For the word of the Lord is kleath, and to feed them in the time true, and all his works are faithful. Jof dearth.

5 He loveth righteousness and 19 Our soul hath patiently tairi judgment; the earth is full of the ed for the Lord; for he is our help goodness of the Lord.

and our shield. 6 By the word of the Lord were 20 For our heart shall rejoice in the heavens made, and all the hosts him; because we have hoped in his of them by the breath of his mouth. holy name.

7 He gathereth the waters of the 21 Let thy merciful kindness, sea together, as it were upon an Lord, be upon us, like as we do heap; and layeth up the deep, as put our trust in thee. in a treasure-house.

Psalm 34.' Benedicam Domino. 8 Let all the earth fear the

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that dwell in the world;

Lord; his 9 For he spake, and it was done ; in my mouth. he commanded, and it stool fast. 2 My soul shall make her hoast

10 The Lord bringeth the coun- in the Lord; the humble shall bear Bel of the heathen to nought, and thereof, and be glal. maketh the devices of the people 3 Opraise the Lord with me, to be of none effect, and casteth and let us magnifyhis name together. out the counsels of princes. 4 I sought the Lord, and he

11 The counsel of the Lord shall heard me; yea, he delivered me endure for ever, and the thoughts out of all my fear. of his heart from generation to ge- 5 They had an eye unto him, neration.

and were lightened; and their faces 12 Blessed are the people whose were not ashamed. God is the Lord Jehovah; and bless- 6 Lo, the poor crieth, and the ed are the folk that he hath chosen Lord heareth him; yea, and saveth to him, to be his inheritance. him out of all his troubles.

13 The Lord looked down from 7. The Angel of the Lord tarri. heaven, and beheld all the chil-eth round about them that fearlim, dren of men; from the habitation and delivereth them. of his dwelling, he considereth all 8 O taste, and see, how gracious them that dwell on the earth. the Lord is : blessed is the man

14 He fashioneth all the hearts that trusteth in him. of them, and understandeth all 9 (fear the Lord, ye that are their works.

his Saints; for they that fear him 15 There is no king that can be lack nothing. saved by the multitude of an host; 10 The lions do lack, and suffer neither is any mighty man deliver-hunger; but they who seek the ed by much strength.

Lord shall want no manner of thing 16 A horse is counted but a vain that is good. thing to save a man; neither shall 11 Come, ye children, and heork. he deliver any inan by his great en unto me; I will teach you tho strength.

fear of the Lord.


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