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my help.


13 Thou hast thrust sore at me,

EVENING PRAYER. that I might fall; but the Lord was Psalm 119. Beati immaculati.

LESSED are those thiat are 14 The Lord is my strength and undefiled in the way, and my song; and is become my sal- walk in the law of the Lord. vation.

2 Blessed are they that keep 15 The voice of joy and health bis testimonies, and seek him with is in the dwellings of the righteous; their whole heart. the right hand of the Lord bringeth 3 For they who do no wickedmighty things to pass.

ness, walk in his ways. 16 The right hand of the Lord 4 Thou hast charged, that we hath the pre-eminence; the right shall diligently keep thy commandhand of the Lord bringeth mighty ments. things to pass.

5 O that my ways were made 17 I shall not die, but live, and so direct, that I might keep thy declare the works of the Lord. statutes!

18 The Lord hath chastened 6 So shall I not be confounded, and corrected me; but he hath not while I have respect unto thy com. given me over unto death.

mandments. 19 Open me the gates of right 7 I will thank thee with an uneousness, that I may go into feigned heart, when I shall have them, and give thanks unto the learned the judgments of thy rightLord.

eousness. 20 This is the gate of the Lord, 8 I will keep thy ceremonies; the righteous shall enter into it. O forsake me not utterly.

21 I will thank thee; for thou hast heard me, and art become my

In quo corriget ? salvation.

young man cleanse his way? builders refused, is become the even by ruling himself after thy head-stone in the corner.

word. 23 This is the Lord's doing, and 2 With my whole heart have it is marvellous in our eyes. I sought thee; Olet me not

24 This is the day which the go wrong out of thy commandLord hath made; we will rejoice ments. and be glad in it.

3 Thy words have I hid within 25 Help me now, O Lord: Oiny heart, that I should not sin Lord, send us now prosperity.

against thee. 26 Blessed be he that cometh in 4 Blessed art thou, O Lord; O the name of the Lord: we have teach me thy statutes. wished you good luck, ye that are 5 With my lips have I been tellof the house of the Lord. ing of all the judgments of thy

27 God is the Lord, who hath mouth. showed us light: bind the sacrifice 6 I have had as great delight in with cords, yea, even unto the horns the way of thy testimonies, as in all of the altar.

manner of riches. 28 Thou art my God, and I will 7 I will talk of thy commandthank thee; thou art my God, and ments, and have respect unto thy I will praise thee.

ways. 29 O give thanks unto the Lord; 8 My delight shall be in thy for he is gracious, and his mercy statutes, and I will not forget tliy endureth for ever.


22 The same stone which the WHEREWITHAL shall a


thy law.

Retribuie servo tuo.

The twenty-fifth Day.

DO well unto thy servant;
that I may
live and keep thy

Legem pone. word.

TEACH mè, O Lord, the way 2 Open thou mine eyes; that 1 of thy statutes, and I shall I may see the wondrous things of keep it unto the end.

2 Give me understanding, and 3 I am a stranger upon earth ; I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall 0 hide not thy commandments keep it with my whole heart. from me.

3 Make me to go in the path of 4 My soul breaketh out for the thy commandments; for therein is very fervent desire that it hath al- my desire. way unto thy judgments.

4 Incline mine heart unto thy 5 Thou hast rebuked the proud ; testimonies, and not to covetousand cursed are they that do err ness. from thy commandments.

5 O turn away mine eyes, lest 6 o turn from me shame and they behold vanity; and quicken rebuke; for I have kept thy testi- thou me in thy way. monies.

6 O stablish thy word in thy 7 Princes also did sit and speak servant, that I may fear thee. against me; but thy servant is 7 Take away the rebuke that I occupied in thy statutes.

am afraid of; for thy judgments are 8 For thy testimonies are my good. delight, and iny counsellors. 8 Behold, my delight is in thy

commandments; O quicken me in Adhesit pavimento. thy righteousness. Y soul cleaveth to the dust

Et veniat super me. ;

ET thy loving ing to thy word.

also unto meO , 2 I have acknowledged my thy salvation, according unto thy ways, and thou heardest me: Öl word. teach me thy statutes.

2 So shall I make answer unto 3 Make me to understand the my blasphemers; for my trust is way of thy commandments; and in thy word. so shall I talk of thy wondrous 30 take not the word of thy works.

truth utterly out of my mouth; for 4 My soul melteth away for my hope is in thy judgments. very heaviness; comfort thou me 4 So shall I alway keep thy law : according unto thy word.


and 5 Take from me the way of

5 And I will walk at liberty ; lying, and cause thou me to make for I seek thy commandments. much of thy law.

6 I will speak of thy testimo6 I have chosen the way of nies also, even before sings, and truth, and thy judgments have I will not be ashamed. laid before me.

7 And my delight shall be in 7. I have stuck unto thy testi- thy commandments, which I have monies; O Lord, confound me loved. not.

8 My hands also will I lift up 8 I will run the way of thy unto thy commandments, which I commandments, when thou hast have loved; and my study shall set my heart at liberty.

be in thy statutes.

Mosquicken thou me, accord- LETsotuntome, o Lord, even

for ever


upon the servant ciously with thy servant

, ac

Memor esto servi tui.

Bonitatem fecisti.

LORD, thou hast dealt graconcerning thy word, wherein thou hast caused me to put my

cording unto thy word.

2 O learn me true understandtrust.

2 The same is my comfort in ing and knowledge; for I have bemy trouble; for thy word hath lieved thy commandments.

3 Before I was troubled, I went quickened me. 3 The proud have had me ex- wrong; but now have I kept thy

word. ceedingly in derision ; yet have I not shrinked from thy law.

4 Thou art good and gracious : 4 For I remember thine ever

Q teach me thy statutes. lasting judgments, O Lord, and

5 The proud have imagined a lie receive comfort.

against me; but I will keep thy com5 I am horribly afraid, for the mandments with my whole heart.

6 Their heart is as fat as brawn; ungodly that forsake thy law. 6 Thy statutes have been my

but my delight hath been in thy

law. songs, in the house of my pilgrim

7 It is good for me that I have age. 7 I have thought upon thy name,

been in trouble; that I may learn O Lord, in the night-season, and

thy statutes. have kept thy law.

8 The law of thy mouth is dear8 This I had, because I kept thy

er unto me than thousands of gold commandments.

land silver.

Portio mea, Domine.

Manus tuæ fecerunt me.
VHY hands have , and

NHOU art my portion

, O Lord; T fashioned here made me und Til have promised to keep thy derstanding

, chante i maj "learn thy


commandments. 2 I made my humble petition in 2 They that fear thee will be thy presence with my whole heart; glad when they see me; because I O be merciful unto me, according have put my trust in thy word. to thy word.

3 I know, O Lord, that thy 3 I called mine own ways to judgments are right, and that thou remembrance, and turned my feet of very faithfulness hast caused me unto thy testimonies.

to be troubled. 4 I made haste, and prolonged 4 O let thy merciful kindness not the time, to keep thy com-be my comfort, according to thy mandments.

word unto thy servant. 5 The congregations of the un 5 O let thy loving mercies come godly have robbed me; but I have unto me, that I may live; for thy not forgotten thy law.

law is my delight. 6 At midnight I will rise to give 6 Let the proud be confounded, thanks unto thee; because of thy for they go wickedly about to derighteous judgments.

stroy me; but I will be occupied 7 I am a companion of all them in thy commandments. that fear thee, and keep thy com 7 Let such as fear thee, and mandments.

have known thy testimonies, be 8 The earth, O Lord, is full turned unto me. of thy mercy : O teach me thy 80 let my heart be sound in thy statutes.

statutes, that I be not ashamed.

Defecit anima mea.

2 Thou, through thy commandMY

Y soul hath longed for thy ments, hast made me wiser than

salvation, and I have a good mine enemies; for they are ever hope because of thy word.

with me. 2 Mine eyes long sore for thy 3 I have more understanding word; saying, O when wilt thou than my teachers; for thy testimocomfort me?

nies are my study. 3 For I am become like a bottle 4 I am wiser than the aged; bein the smoke; yet do I not forget cause I keep thy commandments. thy statutes.

5 I have refrained my feet from 4 How many are the days of thy every evil way, that I may keep servant? when wilt thou be aven- thy word. ged of them that persecute me? 6 I have not shrunk from thy

5 The proud have digged pits for judgments; for thou teachest me. me, which are not after thy law. 70 how sweet are thy words

6 All thy commandments are unto my throat; yea, sweeter than true: they persecute me falsely; honey unto my mouth! O be thou my help.

8 Through thy commandments 7 They had almost made an end I get understanding: therefore I of me upon earth; but I forsook hate all evil ways. not thy commandments.

8 O quicken me after thy loving The twenty-sixth Day. kindness; and so shall I keep the MORNING PRAYÉR. testimonies of thy mouth.

Lucerna pedibus meis.
In æternum, Domine.

HY word is a lantern unto my O

LORD, thy word endureth feet, and a light unto my paths. for ever in heaven.

2 I have sworn, and am stead2 Thy truth also remaineth from fastly purposed, to keep thy rightone generation to another; thou eous judgments. hast laid the foundation of the 3 I am troubled above measure: earth, and it abideth.

quicken me, O Lord, according to 3 They continue this day accord-thy word. ing to thine ordinance; for all 4 Let the free-will offerings of things serve thee.

my mouth please thee, O Lord; 4 If my delight had not been in and teach me thy judgments. thy law, I should have perished in 5 My soul is alway in my hand;

yet do I not forget thy law. 5 I will never forget thy com 6 The ungodly have laid a snare mandments; for with them thou for me; but yet I swerved not hast quickened me.

from thy commandments. 6 I am thine: O save me, for I 7 Thy testimonies have I claimhave sought thy commandments. ed as mine heritage for ever; and

7 The ungodly laid wait for me, why? they are the very joy of my to destroy me; but I will consider heart. thy testimonies.

8 I have applied my heart to 8 I see that all things come to fulfil thy statutes alway, even unto an end; but thy commandment is the end. exceeding broad.

Iniquos odio habui.
Quomodo dilexi !

HATE them that imagine evil
ORD, what love have I unto things; but thy law do I love.

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3 Away from me, ye wicked; I 4 O look thou upon me, and be will keep the commandments of merciful unto me, as thou usest to

do unto those that love thy name. 4 0 stablish me according to thy 5 Order my steps in thy word; word, that I may live; and let me and so shall no wickedness have not be disappointed of my hope. dominion over me. 5 Hold thou me up, and I shall 6 O deliver me from the

wrongbe safe; yea, my delight shall be ful dealings of men; and so shall I ever in thy statutes.

keep thy commandments. 6 Thou hast trodden down all 7 Show the light of thy countethem that depart from thy statutes; nance upon thy servant, and teach for they imagine but deceit. ine thy statutes.

7 Thou puttest away all the un 8 Mine eyes gush out with wagodly of the earth like dross; there- ter, because men keep not thy law. fore I love thy testimonies.

Justus es, Domine.

art thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

ment. Feci judicium.

2 The testimonies that thou hast DEAL with the thing that is commanded are exceeding right

lawful and right; O give me eous and true. not over unto mine oppressors. 3 My zeal hath even consumed

2 Make thou thy servant to de- me; because mine enemies have light in that which is good, that the forgotten thy words. proud do me no wrong.

4 Thy word is tried to the utter3 Mine eyes are wasted away most, and thy servant loveth it. with looking for thy health, and 5 I am small and of no reputafor the word of thy righteousness. tion; yet do I not forget thy com

4 O deal with thy servant ac- mandments. cording unto thy loving mercy, and 6 Thy righteousness is an everteach me thy statutes.

lasting righteousness, and thy law 5 I am thy servant; O grant me is the truth. understanding, that I may know 7 Trouble and heaviness have thy testimonies.

taken hold upon me; yet


des 6 It is time for thee, Lord, to light in thy commandments. lay to thine hand; for they have 8 The righteousness of thy tesdestroyed thy law.

timonies is everlasting: Ogrant 7 For I love thy commandments me understanding, and I shall live. above gold and precious stones. EVENING PRAYER.

8 Therefore hold I straight all Clamavi in toto corde meo. thy commandments; and all false CALL with my whole heart; ways I utterly abhor.

hear me, O Lord, I will keep Mirabilia.

thy statutes. THY testimonies are wonder 2 Yea, even unto thee do I call;

ful; therefore doth my soul help me, and I shall keep thy teskeep them.

timonies. 2 When thy word goeth forth, 3 Early in the morning do I cry it giveth light and understanding unto thee; for in thy word is my unto the simple.

trust. 3 I opened my mouth, and drew 4 Mine eyes prevent the night in my breath; for my delight was watches; that I might be occupied in thy commandments

lin thy words.


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