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is writter of me, that I should fulfil thou him into the will of his enethy will, O my God: I am content mies.

10 I became dumb, and opened to do it; yea, thy law is within my aut my mouth; for it was thy doing. heart,

11 Take thý plague away from 11 I have declared thy righteousme: I am even consumed by the ness in the great congregation; lo, means of thy heavy hand. I will not refrain my lips, O Lord,

12 When thon with rebukes dost and that thou knowest.

chasten man for sin, thou makest| 12 I have not hid thy righteous. als huis beauty to consume away, like ness within my heart; my talk hath

as it were a moth fretting a gar- been of thy truth, and of thy salva1 ment, every man therefore is but lioir. vanity.

13 I have not kept back thy 13 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and loving mercy and truth from the sing with thine ears consider my call-great congregation. i ing; hold not thy peace at my tears: 14 Withdraw not thou thy mer

14 For I am a stranger with thee, cy from me, O Lord; let thy loving. ud a sojourner, as all my fathers kindness and thy truth alway pre

15 O spare me a little, that I may 15 For innumerable troubles are recover my strength, before I go come about mu; my sins have hence, and be no more seen. taken such hold upon me, that I am

not able to look up ; yea, they are Psalm 40. Expectans expectavi. more in number than the hairs of L WAITED patiently for the my head, and ing heart hath, failed

Lord, and he inclined unto me, me. Cast and heard my culling:

16 O Lord, let it be thy pleasure 2 He brought me also out of the to deliver me; make haste, O Lord, horrible pit, out of the mire and to help me. clay, and set my feet upon the rock, 17. Let them se ashamed, and and ordered my goings.

confounded together, that seek after 3 And he hath put a new song in my soul to destroy it; let them be my mouth, even a thanksgiving driven backward, and put to re1. unto our God.

buke, that wish me evil. Many shall see it, and fear, 18 Let them be desolate, and reŚ and shall put their trust in the Lord warded with shame, that say unto 5 Blessed is the man that hath me, Fie upon thee, fie upon

thee. set his hope in the Lord, and turn 19 Let all those that seek thee, ed

I not unto the proud, and to such he joyful and glad in thee; and let ås go about with lies.

such as love thy salvation, say 60 Lord, my God, great are the alway, The Lord be praised. } wondrous works which thou hast 20 As for me, I am poor and done; like as be also thy thoughts, needy; but the Lord careth for me. which are to us-ward, and yet there 21 Thou art my helper and reis no man that ordereth them unto deemer; make no long tarrying, O thee. 7 If I should declare them, and

EVENING PRAYER. speak of them, they should be more than I am able to express.

Psalm 41. Beatus qui intelligit. thou wouldest not, but mine ears 20. Sacrifice and meat-offering BLESSED is he that considereth

shall deliver him in the time of 9 Burnt-offerings and sacrifice trouble. Possis hast thou not required: then

2 The Lord preserve him, and

keep him alive, that he may be 10. In the volume of the book it blessed upon earth

; and deliver not

my God.

last thou opened.

said 1, Lo, I come,

3 The Lord comfort him when}ness, O my soul? and why art thou he lieth sick upon his bed; make so disquieted within me? thou all his bed in his sickness. 7 Put thy trust in God; for I wil

4 I said, Lord, be merciful unto yet give him thanks for the help of me; heal my soul, for I have sin- his countenance. ned against thee.

8 My God, my soul is vexed 5 Mine enemies speak evil of within me; therefore will I reme, When shall he die, and his member thee concerning the land name perish?

of Jordan, and the little hill of 6 And if he come to see mé, he Hermon. speaketh vanity, and his heart con 9 One deep calleth another, beceiveth falsehood within himself; cause of the noise of the water. and when he cometh forth, he tell- pipes; all thy waves and storms eth it.

are gone over me." 7 All mine enemies whisper to 10 The Lord hath granted his gether against me, even against me loving-kindness in the day time, do they imagine this evil. and in the night-season did I sing

8 Let the sentence of guiltiness of him, and made my prayer unto proceed against him, and now that the God of my life. he lieth, let him rise up no more. 11 I will say unto the God of my

9 Yea, even mine own familiar strength, Why hast thou forgotten friend whom I trusted, who did also me? Why go I thus heavily, while eat of my bread, hath laid great the enemy oppresseth me? wait for me.

12 My bones are smitten asun 10 But be thou merciful unto me, der as with a sword, while mine O Lord; raise thou me up again, enemies that trouble mie cast me in and I shall reward them.

the teeth; 11 By this I know tirou favourest 13 Namely, while they say daily me, that mine enemy doth not tri- unto me, Where is now thy God? umph against me.

14 Why art thou so vexed, O my 12 And when I am in my health, soul?' and why art thou so disquí thou upholdest me, and shall set eted within me? me before thy face for ever.

15 O put thy trust in God; for 13 Blessed be the Lord God of I will yet thank him, which is the Israel world without end. Amen. help of my countenance, and my

God. Psalm 42. Quemadmodum.

Psalm 43. Judica me, Deus. LIKE as the heart desireth the GIVE sentence with me, o God, soul after thee, O God,

the unguilly people; o deliver me 2 My soul is athirst for God, yea, from the deceitful and wicked even for the living God: When man; shall I come to appear before the 2 For thou art the God of my presence of God?

strength: why hast thou put me 3 My tears have been my meat from thee? and why go I so neaday and night, while they daily say vily, while the enemy oppresseth unto me, Where is now thy God?' me?

4 Now when I think thereupon, 3 0 send out thy light and thy I pour out my heart by myself; for truth, that they may lead me, and I went with the multitude, and bring me unto thy holy hill, and to brought them forth into the house thy dwelling. of God;

4 And that I may go unto the 5 In, the voice of praise and altar of God, even unto the God of thanksgiving, among such as keep my joy and gladness, and upon holy-day.

the harp will I give thanks unte 6 Why art thou so full of heavi- thee, o God, my God.

my God.

5 Why art thou so heavy, 0 my buked' of our neighbours, to be soul ? and why art thou so disqui- laughed to scorn, and had in de eted within me ?

rision of them that are round 6. O put thy trust in God; for Ilabout us. will yet give him thanks, which is 15 Thou makest us to be a bythe help of my countenance, and word among the heathen, and

that tlie people shake their heads

at us. The ninth Day.

16 My confusion is daily before MORNING PRAYER.

me, and the shame of my face hath

covered me; Psalm 44. Deus, auribus.

17 For the voice of the slanderer WE have heard with our cars and blasplicmer, for the enemy and what thou hast done in their time 18 And though all this be come of old,

upon us, yet do we not forget thee, 2 How thou hast driven out the nor behave ourselves frowardly in heathen with thy hand, and planted thy covenant. them in; how thou hast destroyed 19 Our heart is not turned back, the nations, and cast them out. (neither our steps gone out of thy

3 For they gat not the land in way; possession through their

oWr. 20 No, not when thou hast smitsword, neither was it their own arm ten us into the place of dragons that helped them;

and covered us with the shadow of 4 But thy right hand, ard thine death. arm, and the light of ihy counte 21 If we have forgotten the nance, because thou hadst a favour name of our God, and holden up unto them.

our hands to any strange god, 5 Thou art my King, O God; shall not God search it out? for hé send help unto Jacob.

knoweth the very secrets of the 6 Through thee will we over-lieart. throw our enemies, and in thy 22 For thy sake also are we name will we tread them under that killed all the day long, and are rise up against us.

counted as sheep appointed to be 7 For I will not trust in my bow; slain, it is not my sword that shall help 23 Up, Lord, why sleepest thou? me.

awake, and be not absent from us 8 But it is thou that savest us for ever. from our enemies, and puttest them 24 Wherefore hidest thou thy to confusion that hate us.

face, and forgettest our misery and *g We make our boast of God trouble ? all day long, and will praise, thy! 25 For our soul is brought low, name for ever.

leven unto the dust; our belly 10 But now thou art far off, and cleaveth unto the ground, puttest us to confusion; and goest. 25 Arise, and help us, and dea not forth with our armies.

liver us, for thy mercies' sake, u Thou makest us to turn our Psalm 45. Eructavit cor meum.

is a they which hate us spoil our goods. A matier; I speak of the things

12 Thou lettest us be eaten up which I have made unto the King. like sleep, and hast scattered us 2 My tongue is the pen of a among the heathen.

ready writer. 13 Thou sellest thy people for 3 Thou art fairer than the chilnought, and takest no money for dren of men'; full of grace are thy them.

lips, because God hath blessed thee 14 Thou makest us to be re- for ever.

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4 Gird thee with thy sword upon from one generation to another; thy thigh, 0 thou most mighty, therefore shall the people give according to thy worship and re- thanks unto thee, world without nown.

end. 5 Good luck have thou with thine Pralino 46. Deus noster refugim. honour : ride on, because of the GOD is our hope and strength, a word of truth, of meckness and very present help in trouble. righteousness, and thy right land. 2 Therefore will we not fear, shall teach inee terrible things. though the earth be moved, and

6 Thy arrows are very shaup, and though the hills be carried into the the people shall be subdued unto midst of the sea. thee, even in the midst among the 3 Though the waters thereof rage King's enemies.

and swell, and though the moun7 Thy seat, o God, endureth tains shak at the tempest of the ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is sanre. a right sceptre:

Į 4. The rivers of the food thereof 8 Thou hast loved righteousness, shall make glad the city of God; and hated iniquity ; wherefore God, the holy place of the tabernacle of even thy God, bath anointed thee the Most Highest. with the oil of gladness above thyl, 5 God is in the midst of her, fellows.

therefore shall she not be removed; 9 All thy garments smell of God shall help her, and that right myrrh, aloes, and cassia; out of early, the ivory palaces, whereby they 6 The heathen make much ado, have made thee glad.

and the kingdoms are moved; but 10 King's daughters were among God hath showed his voice, and the thy honourable women ; upon thy earth shall melt away. right hand did stand the queen in a hogy The Lord of hosts is with us; vesture of gold, wrought about with the God of Jacob is our refuge. divers colours.

& O come hither, and behold the 11 Hearken, o daughter, and works of the Lord, what destruction consider; incline thine ear; forget he hath brought upon the earth, also thine own people, and thy 9 He maketk wars to cease in all father's house.

the world; he breaketh the vow, and 12 So shall the King have plea- knappeth the spear in sunder, and sure in thy beauty; for he is thy burneth the chariots in the fire, Lord God, and worship thou him. 10 Be still then, and know that I

13 And the daughter of Tyre am Cod: I will be exalted among shall be there with a gift; like as the heathen, and I will be exaited the rich also among the people shall in the earth. make their supplication before thee. 11 The Lord of hosts is with us;

14 The King's daughter is all the God of Jacob is our refuge. glorious within ; her othing is on EVENING PRAYER. wrought gold.

Psalm 47. Omnes gentes, plaudite. 15. She shall be brought unto the O CLAP your hands together, all

ye people: 0 sing unto God the virgins that be her fellows shali with the voice of melody. bear her company, and shall be, 2 For the Lord is high, and to brought unto thee.

be feared; he is the great King 16 With joy and gladness shall upon all the earth. they be brought, and shall enter 3 He shall subilue the people into the King's palace.

under us, and the nations under our 17 Instead of thy fathers thou feet. shalt have children, whom thou 4 He shall choose out an heri mayest make princes in all lands. tage for us, even the worship of

18 I will remember thy name Jacob, whom he loved.


5. God is gone up with a merry ever and ever: He shall be our noise, and the Lord with the sound guide unto death." of the trump.

Psalm 49. Audite, hæc, omnes. 60 sing praises, sing praises O HEAR ye this,

all ye people; unto our God; O sing praises, sing ponder it with your ears, all ye praises unto our King.

that dwell in the world : 7 For God is the King of all the 2 High and low, rich and poor, earth: sing ye praises with under-one with another. standing.

3 My mouth shah speak of wise 8 God reigneth over the heathen; dom, and my heart shall muse of God sitteth upon his holy'seat. understanding. 9 The princes of the people are

4 I will incline mine ear to the joined unto the people of the God parable, and show my dark speech of Abraham; for God, which is upon the herp. very high exalted, doth 'defend the 5 Wherefore should I fear in the earth as it were with a shield. days of wickedness, and when the Psalm 43. Magnus Dominus. wickedness of my heels compasseth GREAT is the Lord, and highly me round about?

to be praised in the city of our 6 There be some that put their God, even upon his holy hill. trust in their goods, and boast

2 The Ini? of Sion is a fair place, themselves in the multitude of their and the joy of the whole earth; riches; upon the north side lieth the city of 7 But no man may deliver his the great King: God is well known brother, nor make agreement unto in her palaces as a sure refuge. God for him ;

3. For lo, the kings of the earth : 8 For it cost more to redeem are gathered, and gone by together. their souls, so that he must let * 4 They marvelled to see such that alone for ever': things; they were astonished and 9 Yea, though he live long, and suddenly cast down.

see not the grave. 5 Fear came there upon them; 10 For he seeth that wise men and sorrow, as upon a woman in also die and perish together, as well her travail.

as the ignorant and foolish, and 6' Thou shalt break the ships of leave their riches for others. the sea through the east wind. 11 And yet they think that their ? Like as we have heard, so have houses shall continue for ever, and we seen in the city of the Lorl of that their dwelling places shall enhosts, in the city of our God; God dure from one generation to anoupholdeth the same for ever. ther; and call the lands after their

8 We wait for thy loving-kind- own names. ness, O God, in the midst of thy 12 Nevertheless man will not temple.

abide in honour, seeing he may be 90 God, according to thy name, compared unto the beasts that pe80 is thy praise unto the world's rish; this is the way of them. end ; thy right hand is full of righte- 13 This is their foolishness, and

their posterity praise their saving. 10 Let the mount Sion rejoice, 14 They lie in the hell like sheer; and the daughter of Judah be glad, death gnaweth upon them, and the because of thy judgments.

righteous shall have dominion 0:1 11 Walk about Sion, and go them in the morning: their beauty round abouther;

and tell the towers shall consume in the sepulchre out thereof.

of their dwelling. : 12 Mark well her bulwarks, set

15 But God hath delivered my up her houses, that ye may tell soul from the place of hell; for he them that come after.

shall receive me. 13 For this Cod is our God for 16 Be not thou afraid, though one

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