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73 So he fed them with a faithful and Psalm 80. Qui regis Israel. rue heart, and ruled them prudently HEAR, O thou Shepherd of Jerael, with all his power.

thou that leadest Joseph like a

sheep; show thyself also, thou that The sixteenth Day.

sittest upon the Cherubim MORNING PRAYER. 2 Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Psalm 79. Deus, venerunt.

Manasses, stir up thy strength, and

come and help us. O God, the heathen are come into 3 Turn us again, O God ; show the

thine inheritance ; thy holy tem- light of thy countenance, and we shall ple have they defiled, and made Jeru- be whole. salem an heap of stones.

4 O Lord God of hosts, how long wil: 2 The dead bodies of thy servants thou be angry with thy people that have they given to be meat unto the prayeth? fowls of the air, and the flesh of thy 5. Thou feedest them with the bread saints unto the beasts of the land. of tears, and givest them plenteous

3 Their blood have they shed like ness of tears to drink. water on every side of Jerusalem, 6 Thou hast made us a very strisc and there was no man to bury them. unto our neighbours, and our enemies

4 We are become an open shame to laugh us to scorn. our enemies, a very scorn and deri- 7 Turn us again, thou God of hosts; sion unto them that are round about show the light of thy countenance, and us.

we shall be whole. 5 Lord, how long wilt thou be angry? 8 Thou hast brought a vine out of shall thy jealousy burn like fire for Egypt ; thou hast cast out the heathen, ever?

and planted it. 6 Pour out thine indignation upon the

9 Thou madest room for it; and heathen that have not known thee; when it had taken root, it filled the and upon the kingdoms that have not land. called upon thy name:

10 The hills were covered with the 7 For they have devoured Jacob, and sharlow of it, and the boughs thereof laid waste his dwelling-place. were like the goodly cedar trees.

80 remember not our old sing, but 11 She stretched out her branches have mercy upon us, and that soon ; unto the sea, aud her boughs unto the for we are come to great misery. river. 9 Help us, O God of our salvation, 12 Why hast thou then broken down for the glory of thy name : O deliver her hedge, that all they that go by us, and be merciful unto our sins, for pluck off her grapes ? thy name's sake.

13 The wild boar cut of the wood 10 Wherefore do the heathen say, doth root it up, and the wild beasts Where is now their God?

of the field devour it. il o let the vengeance of thy ser 14 Turn thee again, thou God of vants' blood that is shed, be openly hosts, look down from heaven, behold showed upon the heathen in our and visit this vine, sight.

15 And the place of the vineyard i2 O let the sorrowful sighing of the that thy right hand hath planted, and prisoners come before thee ; accord- the branch that thou madest so strong ng to the greatness of thy power, for thyself. preserve thou those that are appointed 16 It is burnt with fire, and cut to die.

down; and they shall perish at the re13 And for the blasphemy where- buke of thy countenance. with our neighbours have blasphemed 17 Let thy hand be upon the man of thee, reward thou them, O Lord, thy right hand, and upon the sou of seven-fold into their bosom.

man, whom thou.madest so strong for 14 So we that are thy people, and thine own self. sheep of thy pasture, shall give thee 18 And so will not we go back from thanks for ever, and will alway be thee: O let us live, and we shall call showing forth thy praise from gei.era- upon thy name. tior to generation.

19 Turn us again, O Lord Gol of

hosts ; show the light of thy counte-1 2 How long will ye give wrong judg. hance, and we shall be whole. ment, and accept the persons of the

Psalm 81. Erultate Deo. ungodly? ING we merrily unto God, our 3 Defend the poor and fatherless; strength; make a cheerful noise see that such as are in need and neces untc the God of Jacob.

sity have right. 2 Take the psalm, bring hither thej 4 Deliver the out-cast and poor ; tabret, the merry harp, with the lute. save them from the hand of the un

3 Blow up the trumpet in the new godly. moon, even in the time appointed, and 5 They will not be learned, nor un upon our solemn feast day.

derstand, but walk on still in darkness: 4 For this was made a statute for all the foundations of the earth are out Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob. of course.

5 This he ordained in Joseph for a 6 I have said, Ye are gods, and ye testimony, when he came out of the are all the children of the Most High land of Egypt, and had heard a est; strange language.

7 But ye shall die like men, and fal 6 I eased his shoulder from the bur- like one of the princes. den, and his hands were delivered 8 Arise, O God, and judge thou the from making the pots.

earth; for thou shalt take all heathen - Thou calledst upon me in troubles, to thine inheritance. and I delivered thee, and heard thee Psalm 83. Deus, quis similis ? what time as the storm fell upon thee. HOLD not thy congue, o God, keep

8 I proved thee also at the waters of not still silence : refrain not thy. Atrife.

self, O God; 9 Hear, O my people, and I will 2 For lo, thine enemies make a mur. issure thee, ó Israel, if thou wilt muring; and they that hate thee have hearken unto me.

lift up their head. 10 There shall no strange god be in 3 They have imagined craftily a. thee, neither shalt thou worship any gainst thy people, and taken counsel other god.

against thy secret ones. 11 I am the Lord thy God, who 4 They have said, Come, and let us brought thee out of the land of Egypt: root them out, that they be no more a open thy mouth wide, and I shall fill people, and that the name of Israel

inay be no more in remembrance. 12 But my people would not hear my 5 For they have cast their heads voice; and Israel would not obey me: together with one consent, and are

12 So I gave them up unto their own confederate against thee; hea ta' lusts, and let them follow their 6 The tabernacles of the Edomites, own imaginations.

and the Ishmaelites; the Moabites, 14 O that my people would have and Hagarenes; hearkened unto me ; for if Israel had 7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek ; walked in my ways,

the Philistines, with them that dweli 15 I should soon have put down their at Tyre. enernies, and turned my hand against. 8 Assur also is joined with them, and their adversaries.

have holpen the children of lot. 16 The haters of the Lord should 9 But do thou to them as unto the have been found liars; but their time Midiauites ; unto Sisera, and unto should have endured for ever.

Jabin at the brook of Kison ; 17 He should have fed them also 10 Who perished at Endor, and be with the finest wheat flour; and with came as the dung of the earth, honey out of the stony rock should I 11 Make them and their princes like have satisfied thee.

Oreb and Zeb; yea, make all their EVENING PRAYER. princes like as Zeba and Salmana; Psalm 82. Deus stetit.

12 Whu say, Let us take to o irselves

the houses of God in possession. God standeth in the congregation 13.0 my God, make them like unto a

of princes; he is a Judge among wheel, and as the stubble before the gods.


11 Like as the fire that burneth up 3 Thou hast taken away all thy distne wood, and us the flame that con- pleasure, and turned thyself from thy sumeth the mountains.

wrathful indignation. 15 Persecute them even so with thy | 4 Turn us then, O God our Saviour, tempest, and make them afraid with and let thine anger cease from us. thy storm.

5 Wilt thou be displeased at us for 16 Make their faces ashamed, 0 ever? and wilt thou stretch out thy Lord, that they may seek thy name. wrath from one generation to another?

17 Let them be confounded and 6 Wilt thou not turn again, and vexed ever more and more ; let them quicken us, that thy people may rebe put to shame, and perish.

joice in thee? 18° And they shall know that thou, 7 Show us thy mercy, O Lord, and whose name is Jehovah, art ouly the grant us thy salvation. Most Highest over all the earth. 8 I will hearken what the Lord God

Psalm 84. Quam dilecta ! will say concerning me; for he shall O How amiable are thy dwellings, speak peace unto his people, and to

his saints, that they turn not again. 2 My soul hath a desire and longing 9 For his salvation is nigh them that o enter into the courts of the Lord; fear him; that glory may dwell in our my heart and my flesh rejoice in the land. living God.

10 Mercy and truth are met toge3 Yea, the sparrow hath found her ther: righteousness and peace have an house, and the swallow a nest, kissed each other. where she may lay her young ; even 11 Truth shall flourish out of the thy altars, O Lord of hosts, my king earth, and righteousness hath looked and my God.

down from heaven. 4 Blessed are they that dwell in thy 12 Yea, the Lord shall show loving. house; they will be alway praising kindness, and our land shall give her thee.

increase 5 Blessed is the man whose strength 13 Righteousness shall go before bim, is in thee; in whose heart are thy ways. and he shall direct his going in the

6 Who, going through the vale of way. misery, use it for a well; and the pools are filled with water.

The seventeenth Day. 7 They will go from strength to MORNING PRAYER. strength, and unto the God of gods Psalm 86. Inclinc, Domine. appeareth every one of them in Sion. BOW down Chine ear, O Lord, and

hear mc; for I am poor, and in prayer ; hearken, O God of Jacob : misery 9 Behold, O God, our defender, and 2 Preserve thou my soul; for I am look upon the face of thine Anointed, holy: my God, save thy servant that

10 For one day in thy courts is better putteth his trust in thee. than a thousand.

3 Be merciful unto me, O Lord; for 11 I had rather be a door-keeper in I will call daily upon thee. the house of my God, than to dwell in 4 Comfort the soul of thy servant ; the tents of ungodliness.

for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my 12 For the Lord God is a light and soul. defence; the Lord will give grace and 5 For thou, Lord, art good and gra. worship; and no good thing shall he cious, and of great mercy unto all withhold from them that live a godly them that call upon thee. life.

6 Give ear, Lord, unto my prayer, 13 O Lord God of hosts, blessed is and ponder the voice of my humble the man that putteth his trust in thee. desires.

Psalm 85. Bencdicisti, Domine. 7 In the time of my trouble I will LORD, thou art become gracious call upon thee ; for thou hearest me.

unto thy land; thou hast turned 8 Among the gods there is none like away the captivity of Jacob. unto thee, O Lord; there is not one

2 Thou hast forgiven the offence of that can do as thou cioest. thy people, and covered all their sins. All oations whom thou hast made.

shall corne and worship thee, O Lord; | 3 I am counted as one of them that and shall glorify thy name.

go down into the pit, and I have been 10 For thou art great, and doest even as a man that hath no strength. wondrous things : thou art God alone. 4 Free among the dead, like unto

11 Teach me thy way, O Lord, and them that are wounded, and lie in the I will walk in thy truth: O knit my grave, who are out of remembrance, heart unto thee, that I may fear thy and are cut away from thy hand. name.

5 Thou hast laid me in the lowest 12 I will thank thee, O Lord my pit, in a place of darkness, and in the God, with all my heart ; and will deep. praise thy name for evermore. 6 Thine indignation lieth hard upon

13 For great is thy mercy toward me, and thou bast vexed me with all me; and thou hast delivered my soul thy storms. from the nethermost hell.

7 Thou bast put away mine acquaint14 O God, the proud are risen against stance far from me, and made me to ine; and the congregations of naughty be abhorred of them. men have sought after my soul, and 8 I am so fast in prison, that I can. have not set thee before their eyes. not get forth. 15 But thou, O Lord God, art full of 9 My sight faileth for very trouble ; compassion and mercy, long-suffering, Lord, I have called daily upon thee, plenteous in goodness and truth. I have stretched forth my hands unto 16 O turn thee then unto me, and thee. have mercy upon me; give thy strength 10 Dost thou show wonders among unto thy servant, and help the son of the dead? or shall the dead rise uy thine hand-maid.

again and praise thee? 17 Show some token upon me for 11 Shallthy loving-kindness be show goud ; that they who hate me may see ed in the grave? or thy faithfulness it, and be ashamed, because thou, in destruction ? Lord, best holpen me, and comforted 12 Shall thy wondrous works be

known in the dark ? and thy righte. Psalm 87. Fundamenta ejus. ousness in the land where all things HE ER foundations are upon the holy are forgotten

hills : the Lord loveth the gates 13 Unto thee have I cried, O Lord; of Sion more than all the dwellings of and early shall my prayer come before Jacob.

thee. 2 Very excellent things are spoken 11 Lord, why abhorrest thou my of thee, thou city of God. 3 I will think upon Rahab and Baby- me?

soul, and hidest thou thy face fria lon, with them that know me. 15 I am in misery, and like unto

4 Behold ye the Philistines also, and him that is at the point to die; even they of Tyre, with the Morians ; lo from my youth up, thy terrors have I there was he born.

suffered with a troubled mind. 3 And of Sion it shall be reportel, 16 Thy wrathful displeasure goeth tha: he was born in her; and the Most over me, and the fear of thee hath unHigh shall stablish her

done me. 6 The Lord

shall rehearse it, when 17 They came round about me daily te writeth up the people, that he was like water, and compassed me togeborn there.

ther on every side. 7 The singers also and trumpeters 18 My lovers and friends hast thou shall he rehearse: All my fresh springs put away from me, and hid mine ac shall he in thee.

quaintance out of my sight. Psalm 88. Domine, Deus.

EVENING PRAYER. O Lord, God of my salvation, I have Psalm 89. Misericordias Domini.

cried day and night before thee: My song shall be alway of the Joy. O let my prayer enter into thy preBence; incline thine ear unto my cal- my mouth will I ever be showing thy ling

truth, from one generation to an. 2 For my soul is full of trouble, and other. tay life draweth nigh mito hell. 2 For I have said, Mercy shall be



set up for ever, thy truth shalt thou 22 My hand shall bold him fast, and stablish in the heavens.

my arm shall strengthen him. 3 I have made a covenant with my 23 The enemy shall not be able to chosen ; I have sworn unto David my do him violence; the son of wickrd. servant.

ness shall not hurt him. 4 Thy seed wi!l i stablish for ever, 24 I will smite down his foes before und set up thy throne from one gener his face, and plague them that hate ation to another.

him. 5 O Lord, the very heavens shall 25 My truth also and my mercy praise thy wondrous works: and thy shall be with him ; and in my name truth in the congregation of the saints, shall bis horn be exalted. 6 For who is he among the clouds, 26 I will get his dominion also in the that shall be compared unto the Lord? sea, and his right hand in the floods.

7 And what is be among the gods, 27 He shall call me, Thou art my that shall be like unto the Lord ? Father, my God, and my strong sul

8 God is very greatly to be feared in vation. the cour.cil of the saints, and to be had 28 And I will make him my first. in reverence of all them that are round born, higher than the kings of the about him.

earth. 9 O Lord God of hosts, who is like 29 My mercy will I keep for him for unto thee? thy truth, most mighly evermore, and my covenant shall Lord, is on every side.

stand fast with hiin. 10 Thou rulest the raging of the sea ; 30 His seed also will I make to en. thou stillest the waves thereof when dure for ever, and his throne as the they arise.

days of heaven. 11 Thou hast subdued Egypt and 31 But if his children forsake my destroyed it; thou hast scattered | law, and walk not in my judgments; thine enemies abroad with thy mighty 32 If they break my statutes, and urm.

keep not my commandments ; I will 12 The heavens are thine, the earth visit their offences with the rod, and wlso is thine ; thou hast laid the found their sin with scourges. ation of the round world, and all that 33 Nevertheless, my loving-kindness wherein is.

will I not utterly take froin him, nor 13 Thou hast made the north and suffer my truth to fail. the south; Tabor and Hermon shall 34 My covenant will I not break, nor rejoice in thy lame.

alter the thing that is gone out of my 14 Thou hast a mighty arm; strong lips: I have sworn once by my holiis thy hand,and high is thy right hand. Dess, that I will not fail David.

15 Righteousness and equity are the 35 His seed shall endure for ever, habitation of thy seat; mercy and and his seat is like as the sun before truth shall go before thy face.

me. 16 Blessed is the people, O Lord, 36 He shall stand fast for evermore that can rejoice in thee; they shall as the moon, and as the faithful witwalk in the light of thy countenance. ness in heaven.

17 Their delight shall be daily in thy 37 But thou hast abhorred and forname ; and in thy righteousness shall saken thine Anointed, and art disthey make their boast.

pleased at him. 18 For thou art the glory of their 33 Thou hast broken the covenant of strength, and in thy loving-kindness thy servant, and cast his crown to the thou shalt lift up our horns : ground.

19 For the Lord is our defence; the 39 Thou hast overthrown all his Holy One of Israel is our King. hedges, and broken down his strong

20 Thou spakest sometime in vi- holds. sions unto thy saints, and saidst, I 40 All they that go by spoil him, ami have laid help upon one that is mighty, he is become a reproach to his neighI have exalted ore chosen out of the bours. people.

41 Thou hast set up the right hand 21 I have found David my servant, of his enemies, and snade all his ad. with my holy oil have I anointed him. Tversaries to rejoice.

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