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26 With the clean thou that my footsteps shall not Ihalt be clean, and with the aide. froward thou shalt learn fro 37 I will follow upon mine wardness.

enemies, and overtake them; 27. For thou shalt save the neither will I turn again till people that are in adversity, I have destroyed them. and shalt bring down the high 38 I will smite them, that looks of the proud.

they shall not be able to stand, 28 Thou also shalt light but fall under my feet. my candle ; the Lord my God 39 Thou hast girded me shall make my darkness to be with strength unto the batlight.

tle ; thou shalt throw down 29 For in thee I shall dif- mine enemies under me. comfit an host of men, and 40 Thou hast made mine with the help of my God I enemies also to turn their Thall leap over the wall. backs upon me, and I shall

30 The way of God is an destroy them that hate me. undefiled way; the word of 41 They shall cry, but the Lord also is tried in the there shall be none to help fire : he is the defender of all them ; yea, even unto the them that put their trust in Lord shall they cry, but he him.

shall not hear thein. 31 For who is God, but 42 I will beat them as small the Lord? or who hath any as the dust before the wind : strength, except our God? I will cast them out as the

32 It is God that girdeth clay in the streets. me with strength of war, and 43 Thou shalt deliver me maketh my way perfect. from the strivings of the peo

33 He maketh my feet like ple, and thou shalt make me harts' feet, and fetteth me up the head of the heathen. on high.

44 A people whom I have 34 Heteacheth mine hands not known shall serve me. to fight, and mine arms shall 45 As soon as they hear of break even a bow of steel. me, they shall obey me; but

35 Thou hast given me the the strange children shall disdefence of thy falvation; thy semble with me. right hand also shall hold me 46 The strange children up, and thy loving correction shall fail, and be afraid out shall make me great.

of their prisons. 36 Thou shalt make room 47 The Lord liveth ; and enough under me for to go, blessed be my strong helper,

and

and praised be the God of iny tabernacle for the sun, which falvation :

cometh forth as a bridegroom 48 Even the God that seeth out of his chamber, and rethat I be avenged, and sub- joiceth as a giant to run his dueth the people unto me. course. 49 It is he that delivereth

6 It goeth forth from the me from my cruel enemies, uttermost part of the heaven, and setteth me up above mine and runneth about unto the adversaries : thou shalt rid me end of it again, and there is from the wicked man. nothing hid from the heat

50 For this cause will I thereof. give thanks unto thee, O 7 The law of the Lord is Lord, among the Gentiles, an undefiled law, converting and sing praises unto thy the soul ; the testimony of Name.

the Lord is sure, and giveth 51 Great prosperity giveth wisdom unto the simple. he unto his King, and show 8 The statutes of the Lord eth loving kindness unto Da- are right, and rejoice the vid, his Anointed, and unto heart; the commandment of his Seed for evermore.

the Lord is

pure,

and giveth light unto the eyes. 9

The fear of the Lord is The Fourth Day, clean, and endureth for ever ; MORNING PRAYER.

the judgments of the Lord are

true, and righteous altogether. Psalm xix. Cæli enarrant.

10 More to be desired are

they than gold, yea, than HE heavens declare the much fine gold; sweeter also

glory of God, and the than honey, and the honeyfirmament showeth his handy comb. work.

11 Moreover, by them is 2 One day telleth another, thy servant taught; and in and one night certifieth ano- keeping of them there is great ther.

reward. 3

There is neither speech 12 Who can tell how oft nor language, but their voices he offendeth? O cleanse thou are heard among them. me from my secret faults. 4 Their sound is gone out

13 Keep thy servant also into all lands, and their words from presumptuous fins, left into the ends of the world.

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Psalm xxi. Domine, in virtute of my heart, be alway accept

tua. able in thy sight,

15 O Lord, my strength, HEKing shall rejoice in and my Redeemer.

thy strength, O Lord;

exceeding glad ihall he be of Psalm xx. Exaudiat te Dominus. thy salvation.

2 Thou hast given him his HE Lord hear thee in heart's desire, and hast not

the day of trouble ; the denied him the request of his Name of the God of Jacob lips. defend thee :

3 For thou shalt preverit 2 Send thee help from the him with the blessings of Sanctuary, and strengthen goodness, and shalt let a thee out of Sion :

crown of pure gold upon his 3 Remember all thy offer- head. ings, and accept thy burnt 4 He asked life of thee, sacrifice :

and thou gavest hiin a long 4 Grant thee thy heart's life, even for ever and ever. desire, and fulfil all thy mind.

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His honour is great in 5 We will rejoice in thy thy falvation ; glory and great salvation, and triumph in the worship shalt thou lay upon Name of the Lord our God: him. the Lord perform all thy pe 6 For thou shalt give him titions.

everlasting felicity, and make 6 Now know I that the him glad with the joy of thy Lord helpeth his Anointed, countenance. and will hear him from his 7 And why? because the holy heaven, even with the King putteth his trust in the wholesome strength of his Lord ; and in the mercy of right hand.

the most Highest, he shall 7 Some put their trust in not miscarry. chariots, and some in horses ; 8 All thine enemies shall but we will remember the feel thy hand ; thy right Name of the Lord our God. hand shall find out them that

8 They are brought down hate thee. and fallen; but we are risen 9 Thou shalt make them and stand upright.

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stroy them in his displeasure, not confounded.
and the fire fhall consume

6 But as for me, I am a them.

worm, and no man; a very 10 Their fruit shalt thou scorn of men, and the outroot out of the earth, and cast of the people. their feed from among the 7 All they that see me, children of men.

laugh me to scorn; they shoot 11 For they intended mis- out their lips, and shake their chief against thee, and imagi. heads, saying, ned such a device as they are 8 He trusted in God, that not able to perform ;

he would deliver him ; let 12 Therefore shalt thou him deliver him, if he will put them to flight, and the have him. strings of thy bow shalt thou 9 But thou art he that make ready against the face took me out of my mother's of them.

womb; thou wast my hope, Be thou exalted, Lord, when I hanged yet upon my in thine own strength ; so will mother's breasts. we fing and praise thy power.

10 I have been left unto

thee ever since I was born ; EVENING PRAYER. thou art my God even from

my mother's womb. Psalm xxii. Deus, Deus meus. 11 O go not from me ; for

trouble is hard at hand, and Y God, my God, look there is none to help me. upon me! why hast

12 Many oxen are come thou forsaken me, and art so about me ; fat bulls of Basan far from my health, and from close me in on every side. the words of my complaint ? 13 They gape upon me

2 O my God, I cry in the with their mouths, as it were day-time, but thou hearest a ramping and a roaring not: and in the night-season lion. also I take no rest.

14 I am poured out like 3 And thou continuest ho.. water, and all my bones are ly, O thou worship of Israel. out of joint ; my heart also

4 Our fathers hoped in in the midst of my body is thee; they trusted in thee, even like melting wax. and thou didst deliver them. 15 My strength is dried

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sight of them that fear hiin.
16 For many dogs are 26 The poor shall eat, and
come about me, and the be satisfied; they that seek
council of the wicked layeth after the Lord, shall praise
fiege against me.

him : your heart shall live
17 They pierced my hands, for ever.
and my feet : I may tell all 27 All the ends of the
my bones : they stand staring world shall remember them-
and looking upon me. selves, and be turned unto

18 They part my garments the Lord ; and all the kin-
among them, and cast lots dreds of the nations shall

worship before him.
19 But be not thou far 28 For the kingdom is the
from me, O Lord; thou art Lord's, and he is the Gover-
my succour, haste thee to nor among the people.
help me.

29 All such as be fat upon
20 Deliver my soul from earth have eaten, and wor-
the sword, my darling from shipped.
the power of the dog.

30 All they that

go

down
21 Save me from the lion's into the dust shall kneel be-
mouth ; thou hast heard me fore him, and no man hath
also from among the horns quickened his own soul.
of the unicorns.

31 My seed shall serve him;
22 I will declare thy Name they shall be counted unto
unto my brethren; in the the Lord for a generation.
midst of the congregation 32 They shall come, and
will I praise thee.

the heavens shall declare his
23 O praise the Lord, ye righteousness unto a people
that fear him; magnify him that shall be born, whom the
all

ye of the feed of Jacob ; Lord hath made.
and fear him, all ye seed of
Israel.

Psalm xxiii. Dominus regit me.
24 For he hath not def- THE Lord is my shep-
pised nor abhorred the low

I
eftate of the poor ; he hath lack nothing.
not hid his face from him ; 2 He shall feed me in a
but when he called unto green pasture, and lead me
him, he heard him.

forth beside the waters of
25 My praise is of thee in comfort.
the great congregation ; my 3 He shall convert my foul,

and

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