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3 Turn us again, () God : 14 Turn thee again, thou shew the light of thy coun- God of hosts, look down from tenance, and we shall be heaven : behold, and visit whole.

this vine; 4 O Lord God of hosts : 15 And the place of the how long wilt thou be angry vineyard that thy right hand with thy people that pray- hath planted : and the branch eth?

that thou madest so strong 5 Thou feedest them with for thyself. the bread of tears : and givest 16 It is burnt with fire, them plenteousness of tears and cut down : and they to drink.

shall perish at the rebuke of 6 Thou hast made us a thy countenance. very strife unto our neigh- 17 Let thy hand be upon bours : and our enemies laugh the man of thy right hand : us to scorn.

and upon the son of man, 7 Turn us again, thou God whom thou madest so strong of hosts : shew the light of for thine own self. thy countenance, and

18 And so will not we go shall be whole.

back from thee : 0 let us 8 Thou hast brought a live, and we shall call upon vine out of Egypt: thou hast thy Name. cast out the heathen, and 19 Turn us again, O Lord planted it.

God of hosts : shew the light 9 Thou madest room for of thy countenance, and we it : and when it had taken shall be whole. root it filled the land.

PSALM 81. Erultate Deo. 10 The hills were covered ING we merrily unto with the shadow of it : and God our strength : make the boughs thereof were like a cheerful noise unto the God the goodly cedar-trees. of Jacob.

11 She stretched out her 2 Take the psalm, bring branches unto the sea : and hither the tabret : the merry her boughs unto the river. harp with the lute.

12 Why hast thou then 3 Blow up the trumpet in broken down her hedge : the new-moon : even in the that all they that go by pluck time appointed, and upon our off her grapes?

solemn feast-day. 13 The wild boar out of 4 For this was made a stathe wood doth root it up : tute for Israel : and a law of and the wild beasts of the the God of Jacob. field devour it.

5 This he ordained in Jo


theo and heard thee what G pregation of princes :

seph for a testimony : when but their time should have he came out of the land of endured for ever. Egypt, and had heard a 17 He should have fed strange language.

them also with the finest 6 I eased his shoulder from wheat-flour : and with honey the burden : and his hands out of the stony rock should were delivered from making I have satisfied thee. the pots. 7 Thou calledst upon me


PSALM 82. Deus stetit. thee : and heard thee what OD standeth in the contime as the storm fell upon gregation thee.

he is a Judge among gods. 8 I proved thee also : at 2 How long will ye give the waters of strife.

wrong judgement : and ac9 Hear, O my people, and cept the persons of the unI will assure thee, O Israel : if godly? thou wilt hearken unto me, 3 Defend the poor and fa

10 There shall no strange therless : see that such as are god be in thee : neither shalt in need and necessity have thou worship any other god. right.

11 I am the Lord thy God, 4 Deliver the out-cast and who brought thee out of the poor : save them from the land of Egypt : open thy hand of the ungodly. mouth wide, and I shall fill it. 5 They will not be learned

12 But my people would nor understand, but walk on not hear my voice : and Israel still in darkness : all the founwould not obey me.

dations of the earth are out 13 So I gave them up of course. unto their own hearts' lusts : 6 I have said, Ye are gods : and let them follow their and ye are all the children of own imaginations.

the most Highest. 14 O that my people would 7 But ye shall die like have hearkened unto me : for men : and fall like one of the if Israel had walked in my princes. ways,

8 Arise, O God, and judge 15 I should soon have put thou the earth : for thou down their enemies : and shalt take all heathen to turned my hand against their thine inheritance. adversaries.

PSALM 83. Deus, quis similis? 16 The haters of the Lord should have been found liars


silence : refrain not thyself, ourselves': the houses of God O God

in possession. 2 For lo, thine enemies 13 O my God, make them make a murmuring : and like unto a wheel : and as the they that hate thee have lift stubble before the wind; up their head.

14 Like as the fire that 3 They have imagined craf- burneth up the wood : and tily against thy people : and as the flame that consumeth taken counsel against thy the mountains. secret ones.

15 Persecute them even --- 4 They have said, Come, so with thy tempest : and and let us root them out, make them afraid with thy that they be no more a peo- storm. ple: and that the name of 16 Make their faces ashamIsrael may be no more in re-ed, O Lord : that they may membrance.

seek thy Name. 5 For they have cast their 17 Let them be confoundheads together with one con- ed and vexed ever more and sent : and are confederate more : let them be put to against thee;

shame, and perish. 6 The tabernacles of the 18 And they shall know Edomites, and the Ismael that thou, whose Name is Jeites : the Moabites, and Ha- hovah : art only the most garens;

Highest over all the earth. 7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Psalm 84. Quam dilecta!

How amiable are thy

. 8 Assur also is joined with of hosts! them : and have holpen the 2 My soul hath a desire children of Lot.:

and longing to enter into the 9 But do thou to them as courts of the Lord : my heart unto the Madianites : unto and my flesh rejoice in the Sisera, and unto Jabin at the living God. brook of Kison;

3 Yea, the sparrow hath 10 Who perished at En- found her an house, and the dor: and became as the dung swallow a nest where she of the earth.

may lay her young : even thy 11. Make them and their altars, O Lord of hosts, my princes like Oreb and Zeb : King and my God. yea, make all their princes 4 Blessed are they that like as Zeba and Salmana; dwell in thy house : they 12 Who say, Let us take to will be alway praising thee.

Amalek : the Philistines, with Odwellings : thou Lort

5 Blessed is the man whose thy displeasure : and turned strength is in thee : in whose thyself from thy wrathful inheart are thy ways.

dignation. 6 Who going through the 4 Turn us then, o God vale of misery use it for a our Saviour : and let thine well : and the pools are filled anger cease from us. with water.

Ś Wilt thou be displeased 7 They will go from strength

from strength at us for ever : and wilt thou to strength : and unto the stretch out thy wrath from God of gods appeareth every one generation to another? one of them in Sion.

6 Wilt thou not turn a8 O Lord God of hosts, gain, and quicken us : that hear my prayer : hearken, 0) thy people may rejoice in God of Jacob.

thee? 9 Behold, O God our de- 7 Shew us thy mercy, O fender : and look upon the Lord : and grant us thy salface of thine Anointed. vation.

10 For one day in thy 8 I will hearken what the courts : is better than a thou-Lord God will say concernsand.

ing me: for he shall speak 11 I had rather be a door- peace unto his people, and to keeper in the house of my his saints, that they turn not God : than to dwell in the again. tents of ungodliness.

9 For his salvation is nigh 12 For the Lord God is a them that fear him : that light and defence : the Lord glory may dwell in our will give grace and worship, land. and no good thing shall he 10 Mercy and truth are withhold from them that live met together : righteousness a godly life.

and peace have kissed each 13 O Lord God of hosts : other. blessed is the man that put- 11 Truth shall flourish out teth his trust in thee.

of the earth : and righteousPsal. 85. Benediristi, Domine.ness hath looked down from LORD; thou art become heaven. unto

12 Yea, the Lord shall thou hast turned away the shew loving-kindness : and captivity of Jacob.

our land shall give her in2 Thou hast forgiven the crease. offence of thy people : and 13 Righteousness shall go covered all their sins.

before him : and he shall die 3 Thou hast taken away all rect his going in the way.


upon thee.

upon thee.

MORNING PRAYER. Lord my God, with all my PSALM 86. Inclina, Domine. heart : and will praise thy

Ow down thine ear, O Name for evermore.

Lord, and liear me : for 13 For great is thy mercy I am poor, and in misery. toward me : and thou hast

2 Preserve thou my soul, delivered my soul from the for I am holy : my God, save nethermost hell. thy servant that putteth his 14 O God, the proud are trust in thee.

risen against me : and the 3 Be merciful unto me, O congregations of naughty men Lord : for I will call daily have sought after my soul,

and have not set thee before 4 Comfort the soul of thy their eyes. servant : for unto thee, O 15 But thou, O Lord God, Lord, do I lift up my soul. art full of compassion and

5 For thou, Lord, 'art good mercy : long-suffering, plenand gracious : and of great teous in goodness and truth. mercy unto all them that call 16 ( turn thee then unto

me, and have mercy upon 6 Give ear, Lord, unto my me : give thy strength unto prayer : and ponder the voice thy servant, and help the son of my humble desires.

of thine handmaid. 7 In the time of my trou

17 Shew some token upon ble I will call upon thee : for me for good, that they who thou hearest me.

hate me may see it, and 8 Among the gods there is be ashamed : because thou, none like unto thee, O Lord : Lord, hast holpen me, and there is not one that can do comforted me. as thou doest.

Psalm 87. Fundamenta ejus.

ER hast made shall come and worship thee, O Lord : and Lord loveth the gates of Sion shall glorify thy Name. more than all the dwellings

10 For thou art great, and of Jacob. doest wondrous things : thou 2 Very excellent things art God alone.

are spoken of thee : thou city 11 Teach me thy way, 0 of God. Lord, and I will walk in thy 3 I will think upon Rahab truth : O knit my heart un- and Babylon : with them that to thee, that I may fear thy know me. Name.

4 Behold ye the Philistines 12 I will thank thee, o also : and they of Tyre, with

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