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7 Behold, they speak with their mouth, and swords are in their lips; for who doth hear?

8 But thou, O Lord, shalt have them in derision, and thou shalt laugh all the heathen to scorn.

ij My strength will I ascribe unto thee; for thou art the God of my refuge,

10 God showeth me his goodness plenteously: and God shall let me see my desire upon mine enemies.

11 Slay them not, lest my people forget it; but scatter them anroad among the people, and put them down, O Lord, our defence.

12 For the sin of their mouth, and for the words of their lips, they shall be taken in their pride: and why? their preaching is of cursing and lies.

13 Consume them in thy wrath; consume them, that they may perish, and know that it is God that ruleth in Jacob, and unto the ends of the world.

14 And in the evening they will return, grin like a dog, and will go about the city.

15 They will run here and there for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.

16 As for me, I will sing of thy power, and will praise thy mercy betimes in the morning; for thou hast been my defence «nd refuge in the day of my trouble.

17 Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing; for thou, O God, art mv refuge, and my merciful God.

Psalm 60. Deits, repuHsti nos.

OGOD, thou hast cast us out, and scattered us abroad; thou hast also been displeased. O turn thee unto us again.

2 Thou hast moved the land, and divided it: heal the sores thereof, for it shaketh.

3 Thou hast showed thy people heavy things; thou bast given us a drink of deadly wine.

4 Thou hast given a token for

such as fear thee, that they may triumph because of the tram.

5 Therefore were thy beloved delivered: help me with thy right hand, and hear me.

~ti God hath spoken in his holiness, I will rejoice and divide Sichera, and mete out the valley ofSuccoth.

7 Gilead is mine, and Manassas is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;

8 Moab is my wash-pot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe; Philistia, be thou glad of me.

9 Who will lead me into the strong city? who will bring me into Edom?

10 Hast not thou cast us out, O God? wilt not thou, O God, go out with our hosts?

11 O be thou our help in trouble; for vain is the help of man.

12 Through God will we do great acts; for it is he that shall tread down our enemies.

Psalm 61. Eraudi, Deus.

HEAR my crying, O God, give ear unto my prayer.

2 From the ends of the earth will I call upon thee, when my heart is in heaviness.

3 0 set me up upon the rock that is higher than I; for thou hast been my hope, and a strong tower for me against the enemy.

4 I will dwell in thy tabernacle for ever, and my trust shall be under the covering of thy wings.

5 For thou, O Lord, hast heard my desires, and hast given an heritage unto those that fear thy name.

6 Thou shalt grant the King a long life, that his years may endure throughout all generations.

7 He shall dwell before God for ever: O prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they may preserve him.

8 So will I always sing praise unto thy name, that I may daily

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at them with a swift arrow, that they shall be wounded.

8 Yea, their own tongues shall make them fall; insomuch that whoso seeth them, shall laugh them to scorn.

9 And all men that see it shall say, This hath God done; for they shall perceive that it is his work.

10 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord, and put his trust in liim; and all they that are true of heart shall be glad.

EVENING PRAYER.
Psalm 65. Te decet hymnns.

THOU, O God, art praised in S ion ; and unto thee shall the vow be performed in Jerusalem.

2 Thou that nearest the prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.

3 My misdeeds prevail against me: 0 be thou merciful unto our sins.

4 Blessed istheman whom thou cboosest,and rcceivestunlo thee: he shall dwell in thy court, and shall be satisfied with the pleasures of thy house, even of thy lioly temple.

5 Thou shalt show us wonderful things in thy righteousness, O God of our salvation; thou that art the hope of all the ends of the earth, and of them that remain in the broad sea.

6 Wiiq in his strength setteth fast the mountains, and is girded about with power.

7 Who stilleth the raging of thesea,and the noise of his waves, and the madness of the people.

8 They also that dwell in the uttermost parts of the earth shall be afraid at thy tokens, thou that makest the out-goings of the morning and evening to praise thee.

9 Thou visitest the earlh, and Nessest it; thou makest it very plenteous.

10 The river of God is full of water: thon prepares* their corn, ior so thou providcstforlhe earth.

il T>«u wsterest her furrows;

thou sendest rain into the little valleys thereof; thou makest it soft with the drops of rain, and blessest the increase of it.

12 Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy clouds drop fatness.

13 They shall drop upon the dwellings of the wilderness; and the little hills shall rejoice on every side.

14 The folds shall be full of sheep: the valleys also shall stand so thick with corn, that they shall laugh and sing.

Psalm 66. Juhilate Deo.

OBE joyful in God, all ve lands: sing praises unto the honour of his name; make his praise to be glorious.

2 Say unto God,0 how wonderful, art thou in thy works; through the greatness of thy power shall tliine enemies be found liars unto thee.

3 For all the world shall wor chip thee, sing of thee, and praise thy name.

4 O come hither, and behold the works of God, how wonderful he is in his doing toward the children of men.

5' He turned the sea into dryland, so that they went through. the water on foot; there did we rejoice thereof.

'6 He ruleth with his power for ever; his eves behold the people: and such as will not believe, shall not be able to exalt themselves.

7 O praise our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be heard:

8 Who holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to slip.

9 Forthou,0 God, hast proved us; thou also hast tried us, like as silver is tried.

10 Thou broughtest us into the snare, and laidst trouble upon our loins.

11 Thou sufferedst men to ride over our heads; we we ut through fire and water, and thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.

12 I will go into thine house with burnt-onerings,and will pay thee my vows, which I promised with my lips, and spake with my mouth, when I was in trouble.

13I will offer unto thee fat burntsacrifices, with the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks and goats.

14 come hither,and hearken, all ye that fear God,and I will tell you what he hath done for my soul.

15 I called unto him with my mouth, and gave him praises with my tongue.

16 If I incline unto wickedness with mine heart, the Lord will not hear me.

17 But God hath heard me,and considered the voice of my prayer.

18 Praised be God, who hath not cast out my prayer, nor turned his mercy from me.

Psalm 67. Deits misereatur.

GOD be merciful unto us, and bless us, and show us the hirlit of his countenance, aud be merciful unto us;

2 That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.

3 Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, let all the people praise thee.

4 O let the nations rejoice and be dad; for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, and govern the nations upon earth.

•5 Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.

6 Then shall the earth bring forth her increase; and God,even our own God, shall give us his blessing.

7 God shall bless us; and all the ends of the world shall fear him.

The thirteenth Day.
MORNING PRAYER.

Psalm 68. Exurgat Dens. ET God arise, and let his enei mies be scattered; let 'kvm

also that hate him flee beforehim.

2 Like as the smoke vanisheth, so shalt thou drive them away; and likens wax inelteth at the lire, so let the ungodly perish at the presence of God.

3 But let the righteous be glad, and rejoice before God; let them also be merry aud joyful.

4 O sing unto God, and sing praises unto his name; magnify him that rideth upon the heavens, as it were upon an horse; praise him in his name J AH, and rejoice before nim.

5 He is a father of the fatherless, and defendeth the cause of the widows; even God in his holy habitation.

6 He is the God that maketh men to be of one mind in an house, and bringeth the prisoners •ut of captivity; but letteth the runagates continue in scarceness.

7 O God, when thou wentest forth before the people; when thou wentest through the wilderness,

8 The earth shook, and the heavens dropped at the presence of God; even as Sinai also was moved at the presence of God, who is the God of Israel.

9 Thou, O God, sentest a gr;i cious rain upon thine inheritance, and refreshedst it when it was weary.

10 Thy congregation shall dwell therein; for thou, O God. hast of thy goodness prepared for the poor.

11 The Lord gave the word; great was the company of the preachers.

12 Kings with their armies did flee, and were discomfited, and they of the household divided the spoil.

13 Though ye have lain among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove that is covered with silver wings, and her feathers like gold.

14 When the Almighty seattifed kings for their sake, then were they as white as snow in Salmon.

15 As the hill of Basan, so is God's hill; even an high hill, as the hill of Basan.

lfi Why hop yeso,yehigh hills? this is God's hill, in the which it pleaseth him to dwell; yea, the Lord will abide in it for ever.

17 The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of Angels; and the Lord is among them as in the holy place of Sinai.

18 Thou art gone up on high, thou hast led captivity captive, and received gifts for men; yea, even for thine enemies, that the Lord God might dwell among them.

19 Praised be the Lord daily, even the God who helpeth us, and poureth his benefits upon us.

2t1 He is our God, even the God of whom cometli salvation: God is the Lord, by whom we escape death.

21 God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such the one as goeth on still in his wickedness.

22 The Lord hath said, I will bring my people again, as I did from Basan, mine own will I bring again, as I did sometime from the deep of the sea.

23 That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and that the tongue of thy dogs may be red through the same.

24 It is well seen, O God, how thou goest; how thou, my God and King, goest in the sanctuary.

25 The singers go before, the minstrels follow after; in the midst are the damsels playing with the timbrels.

26 Give thanks, O Israel, unto God the Lord, in the congregations,from the ground of the heart.

27 There is little Benjamin their ruler, and the princes of Juda their council; the princes of Zebulon, and the princes of Nenh

28 Thy God hath sent forth strength for thee; stablish the thing, O God, that thou hast wrought in us.

29 For thy temple's sake at Jerusalem: so shall kings bring presents unto thee.

30 When the company of the spear-men, and multitude of the mighty, are scattered abroad among the beasts of the people, so that they humbly bring pieces of silver; and when he hath scattered the people that delight in war;

31 Then shall the princes come out of Egypt; the Morians' land shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.

32 Sing unto God, O ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord,

33 Who sitteth in the heavens overall, from the beginning: Lo, he doth send out his voice; yea, and that a mighty voice.

34 Ascribe ye the power to God over Israel; his worship and strength is in the clouds.

35 O God, wonderful art thou in thy holy places: even the God of Israel, he will give strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.

EVENING PRAYER.

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