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ye saints of his; and give thanks fof superstitious vanities, and my unto him, for a remembrance of trust hath been in the Lord. his holiness.

8 I will be glad, and rejoice in 6 For his wrath endureth but thy mercy; for thou hast consithe twinkling of an eye, and in his dered my trouble, and hast known pleasure is life; heaviness may en- my soul'in adversities. dure for a night, but joy cometh 9 Thou hast not shut me up inin the morning.

to the hand of the enemy, but hast 6 And in my prosperity I said, set my feet in a large room. I shall never be removed; thou, 10 'Have mercy upon me, O Lord, of thy goodness, hadst made Lord, for I anı in trouble, and mine my hill so strong

eye is consumed for very heavi. 7 Thou didst turn thy face from ness; yea, my soul and my body: me, and I was troubled.

11 For my life is waxen old 8 Then cried I unto thee, O with heaviness, and my years Lord; and gat me to my Lord with mourning. right humbly.

12 My strength faileth me, be9 What profit is there in my cause of mine iniquity, and my blood, when I go down to the pit? bones are consumed.

10 Shall the dust give thanks 13 I became a reproof among unto thee? or shall it declare thy all mine enemies, but especially truth?

among my neighbours; and they 11 Hear, O Lord, and have of mine acquaintance were afraid mercy upon me; Lord, be thou of me; and they that did see me my helper.

without, conveyed themselves 012 Thou hast turned my heavi. from me. ness into joy; thou hast put off 14 I am clean forgotten as a my sackcloth, and girded me with dead man out of mind; I am begladness:

come like a broken vessel. 13 Therefore shall every good 15 For I have heard the blasman sing of thy praise without phemy of the multitude, and fear ceasing: 0 my God, I will give is on every side, while they conthanks unto thee for ever. spire together against me,and take Psalm 31. In te, Domine, spermi. their counsel to take away my life. IN

thee, O Lord, have I put my 16 But my hope bath been in

trust; let me never be put to thee, O Lord; I have said, Thou confusion; deliver me in thy art my God. righteousness.

17 My time is in thy hand; de2 Bow down thine ear to me; liver me from the hand of mine make haste to deliver me. enemies, and from them that per

3 And be thou my strong rock, secute me. and house of defence, that thou 18 Show thy servant the light mayest save me;

of thy countenance, and save me 4 For thou art my strong rock, for thy mercies' sake. and my castle; be thou also my 19 Let me not be confounded, guide, and lead me for thy name's o Lord, for I have called upon sake.

thee; let the ungodly be put to 5 Draw me out of the net that confusion, and be put to silence they have laid privily for me; for in the grave. thou art my strength.

20 Let the lying lips be put to 6 Into thy hands I commend silence, which cruelly, disdainful. my spirit; for thou hast redeemed ly, and despitefully speak against me, O Lord, thou God of truth.

the righteous. 1 I have hated them that hold) 21 O bow plentiful is thy good

ness, which thou hast laid up for in; thou shalt preserve me from them that fear thee, and that thou trouble; thou shalt compass me hast prepared for them that put about with songs of deliverance. their trust in thee, even before the 9 I will inform thee, and teach sons of men.

thee in the way wherein thou 22 Thou shalt hide them privily shalt go; and I will guide thee by thine own presence from the with mine eye. provoking of all men: thou shalt 10 Be ye not like to horse and keep them secretly in thy taber- mule, which have no understandnacle from the strife of tongues. ing; whose mouths must be held

23 Thanks be to the Lord; for with bit and bridle, lest they fall he hath showed me marvellous upon thee. great kindness in a strong city. 11 Great plagues remain for the

24 And when I made haste, I ungodly; but whoso putteth his said, I am cast out of the sight of trust in the Lord, mercy embrathine eyes.

ceth him on every side. 25 Nevertheless, thou heardest 12 Be glad, O ye righteous, and the voice of my prayer, when I rejoice in the Lord; and be joy. cried unto thee.

ful, all ye that are true of beart. 26 O love the Lord, all ye his Psalm 33. Exultate, justi. aints for the Lord preseryeth REJOICE in the Lord, Onyes teously rewardeth the proud doer. well the just to be thankful.

27 Be strong, and he shall estab- 2 Praise the Lord with harp; lish your heart, all ye that put your sing praises unto him with the trust in the Lord.

lute, and instrument of ten strings. EVENING PRAYER. 3 Sing unto the Lord a new Psalm 32. Beati, quorum. song; sing praises lustily unto

righteousness is forgiven, and 4 For the word of the Lord is whose sin is covered.

true, and all his works are faithful. 2 Blessed is the man unto whom 5 He loveth righteousness anıl the Lord imputeth no sin, and in judgment; the earth is full of whose spirit there is no guile. the goodness of the Lord.

3 For whilst I held my tongue, 6 By the word of the Lord were my bones consumed away the heavens made, and all the through my daily complaining. hosts of them by the breath of his

4 For thy hand is beavy upon mouth. me day and night, and my mois- 7 He gathereth the waters of ture is like the drought in sum- the sea together, as it were upon

an beap; and layeth up the deep, 6 I will acknowledge my sin as in a treasure-bouse. unto thee; and mine unrighteous. 8 Let all the earth fear the ness have I not hid.

Lord: stand in awe of him, all ye 6 I said, I will confess my sins that dwell in the world; unto the Lord; and so thou for- 9 For be spake, and it was gavest the wickedness of my sin. done; he commanded, and it

7 Forthis shall every one that is stood fast. godly make his prayer unto thee, 10 The Lord bringeth the counin a time when thou mayest bé sel of the heathen to nought, and found ;, but in the great water maketh the devices of the people floods they shall not come nigb to be of none effect, and casteth him.

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shall endure for ever, and the 5 They had an eye unto him, thoughts of his heart from gene- and were lightened; and their ration to generation.

faces were not ashamed. 12 Blessed are the people whose 6 Lo, the poor crieth, and the God is the Lord Jenovah; and Lord heareth him; yea, and sav. blessed are the folk that he hath eth him out of all his troubles. chosen to him, to be his inheri- 7 The Angel of the Lord tar. tance.

rieth round about them that fear 13 The Lord looked down from him, and delivereth them. heaven, and beheld all the chil- 8'O taste, and see, how gradren of men; from the habitation cious the Lord is: blessed is the of his dwelling, he considereth all man that trusteth in him. them that dwell on the earth. 9 O fear the Lord, ye that are

14 He fashioneth all the hearts his Saints; for they that fear him of them, and understandeth all lack nothing. their works.

10 The lions do lack,and suffer 15 There is no king that can hunger; but they who seek the be saved by the multitude of an Lord shall want no manner of host; neither is any mighty man thing that is good. delivered by much strength. 11 Come, ye children, and

96 A horse is counted but a hearken unto me; I will teach vain thing to save a man; nei- you the fear of the Lord. ther shall he deliver any man by 12 What man is he that lusteth his great strength.

to live, and would fain see good 17 Behold, the eye of the Lord days? is upon them that fear him, and 13 Keep thy tongue from evil, upon them that put their trust in and thy lips, that they speak no his mercy;

guile. 18 To deliver their soul from 14 Eschew evil, and do good; death, and to feed them in the time seek peace, and ensue it. of dearth.

15 The eyes of the Lord are 19 Our soul hath patiently tar- over the righteous, and his ears ried for the Lord; for be is our are open unto their prayers. help and our shield.

16 The countenance of the 20 For our heart shall rejoice Lord is against them that do evil, in him; because we have hoped to root out the remembrance of in his holy name.

them from the earth. 21 Let thy merciful kindness, 17 The righteous cry, and the O Lord, be upon us, like as we do Lord heareth them, and deliverput our trust in thee.

eth them out of all their troubles. Psalm 34. Benedicam Domino. that are of a contrite heart, and

18 The Lord is nigh unto them the Lord; his praise shall ever ble spirit. be in my mouth.

19 Great are the troubles of the 2 My soul shall make her boast righteous; but the Lord deliver in the Lord; the bumble shall eth him out of all. hear thereof, and be glad. 20 He keepeth all his hones, so

3 O praise the Lord with me, that not one of them is broken. and let us magnify his name to- 21 But misfortune shall slay the gether.

ungodly; and they that hate the 4 I sought the Lord, and he righteous shall be desolate. heard me; yea, he delivered me 22 The Lord delivereth Hoe out of all my fear.

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and my prayer shall turn into The seventh Day.

mine own bosom. MORNING PRAYER. 14 I behaved myself as though Psalm 35. Judica me, Domine. it had been my friend or my browith them that strive with mourneth for his mother.

one that me, and fight thou against them 15 But in mine adversity they that fight against me.

rejoiced,and gathered themselves 2 Lay hand upon the shield together; yea, the very abjects and buckler, and stand up to help came together against me unme.

awares, making mouths at me, 3 Bring forth the spear, and and ceased not. stop the way against them that 16 With the flatterers were persecinte meri say unto my soulibusy mockers, who gaashed upon

4 Let them be confounded, 17 Lord, how long wilt thou and put to shame, that seek after look upon this? o deliver my my soul; let them be turned soul from the calamities which back, and brought to confusion, they bring on me, and my darthat imagine mischief for me. ling from the lions.

5 Let them be as the dust be. 18 So will I give thee thanks in fore the wind, and the Angel of the great congregation; I will the Lord scattering them. praise thee among much people.

6 Let their way be dark and 19 O let not them that are mine slippery, and let the Angel of the enemies triumph over me unLord persecute them.

godly; neither let them wink 7 For they have privily laid with their eyes, that hate me their net to destroy me without without a cause. a cause; yea, even without a 20 And why? their communing cause have they made a pit for is not for peace; but they ina

gine deceitful words against them 8 Let a sudden destruction that are quiet in the land. come upon him unawares, and 21 They gaped upon me with his net that he hath laid privily their inouths, and said, Fie on catch himself; that he may fall thee, fie on thee, we saw it with into his own mischief.

our eyes. 9 And my soul be joyful in the 22 This thou hast seen, O Lord; Lord; it shall rejoice in his sal. hold not thy tongue then; go not vation.

far from me, O Lord. 10 All my bones shall say, 23 Awake and stand up to judge Lord, who is like unto thee, who my quarrel; avenge thou may deliverest the poor from him that cause, my God and my Lord. is too strong for him; yea, the 24 Judge me, O Lord my God,

poor, and him that is in misery, according to thy righteousness, from bim that spoileth him? and let them not triumph over me.

11 False witnesses did rise up: 25 Let them not say in their they laid to my charge things hearts, There, there, so would that I knew not.

we have it; neither let them say 12 They rewarded me evil for We have devoured him. good, to the great discomfort of 26 Let them be put to confusion

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27 Let them be glad and rejoice, stand. that favour my righteous dealing; EVENING PRAYER. yea, let them say alway, Blessed Psalm 37. Noli æmulari. be the Lord, who hath pleasure RET not thyself because of in the prosperity of his servant.

28 And asfor my tongue, it shall envious against the evil doers. be talking of thy righteousness, 2 For they shall soon be out and of thy praise, all the day long down like the grass, and be wiPsalm 36. Dixit injustus. thered even as the green herb.

heart showeth me the Put thou thy trust in the Lord, that there is no fear of God be land, and verily thou shalt be fed. fore his eyes.

4 Delight thou in the Lord, and 2 For he flattereth himself in he shall give thee thy heart's de his own sight, until his abomina- sire. ble sin be found out.

5 Commit thy way unto the 3 The words of his mouth are Lord, and put tby trust in him, unrighteous and full of deceit: and he shall bring it to pass. he hath left off to behave him. 6 He shall make thy righteous self wisely, and to do good. ness as clear as the light, and thy

4 He imagineth mischief upon just dealing as the noon-day. his bed, and hath set himself in 7 Hold thee still in the Lord, no good way; neither doth he and abide patiently upon him abhor any thing that is evil. but grieve not thyself at him whose

5 Thy mercy, O Lord, reacheth way doth prosper, against the unto the heavens, and thy faith- man that doeth after evil counsels fulness unto the clouds.

8 Leave off from wrath, andlet 6 Thy righteousness standeth go displeasure: fret not thyselt, like the strong mountains: thy else shalt thou be moved to do judgments are like the great sevil. deep.

9 Wicked doers shall be rooted 7 Thou, Lord, shalt save both out; and they that patiently abide man and beast: how excellent is the Lord, those shall inherit the thy mercy, O God: and the chil- land. dren of men shall put their trust 10 Yet a little while, and the under the shadow of thy wings. ungodly shall be clean gone: thou

8 They shall be satisfied with shalt look after his place, and he the plenteousness of thy house; shall be away. and thou shalt give them drink 11 But the meek-spirited shall of thy pleasures, as out of the possess the earth, and shall be reriver.

freshed in the multitude of peace. 9 For with thee is the well of 12 The ungodly seeketh counlife; and in thy light shall we sel against the just, and gnasheth see ligbt.

upon hian with his teeth. 100 continue forth thy loving 13 The Lord shall laugh him to kindness unto them that know scorn; for he hath seen that his thee, and thy righteousness unto day is coming, them that are true of heart.

14 Theungodly have drawn out 110 let not the foot of pride the sword, and have bent their come against me; and let not the bow, to cast down the poor and taand of the ungodly cast me down. needy, and to slay such as tre of

12 There are they fallen, all that a right conversation.

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