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7 Who hath made great lights ;| 26 ( give thanks unto the God for his mercy endureth for ever; of heaven; for his mercy endureth

8 The sun to rule the day; for for ever. his mercy endureth for ever; 27 O give thanks unto the Lord

9 The moon and the stars to of lords; for his mercy endureth govern the night; for his mercy for ever. endureth for ever.

Psalm 137. Super flumina. 10 Who smote Egypt, with their py the waters of Babylon we first-born; for his

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remembered thee, O Sion. 11 And brought out Israel from 2 As for our harps, we hanged among them ; for his mercy en- them up upon the trees that are dureth for ever;

therein. 12 With a mighty hand and 3 For they that led us away stretched-out arın; for his mercy captive, required of us then a song, endureth for ever.

and melody in our heaviness : Sing 13 Who divided the Red Sea in us one of the songs of Sion. two parts; for his mercy endureth 4 How shall we sing the Lord's

song in a strange

land? 14 And made Israel to go 5 If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, through the midst of it; for his let my right hand forget her cuninercy endureth for ever.

ping 15 But as for Pharaoh, and his 6 If I do not remember thee, host, he overthrew them in the let my tongue cleave to the roof of Red Sea; for his mercy endureth my mouth; yea, if I prefer not Jefor ever.

rusalem in

my

mirth. 16 Who led his people through 7 Remember the children of the wilderness; for his mercy en- Edom, O Lord, in the day of dureth for ever.

Jerusalem; how they said, Down 17 Who smote great kings; for with it, down with it, even to the his mercy endureth for ever.

18 Yea, and slew mighty kings; 8 O daughter of Babylon, wasted for his mercy endureth for ever ; with misery; yea, happy shall he

19 Sehon, king of the Amor- be that rewardeth thee as thou hast ites; for his mercy endureth for served us. ever ;

9 Blessed shall he be that taketh 20 And Og, the king of Basan; thy children, and throweth them for his mercy endureth for ever; against the stones.

21. And gave away their land Psalm 138. Confitebor tibi. for an heritage ; for his mercy en

WILL give thanks unto thee, dureth for ever;

O Lord, with my whole heart; 22 Even for an heritage unto even before the gods will I sing Israel, his servant ; for his mercy praise unto thee. endureth for ever.

2 I will worship toward thy 23 Who remembered us when holy temple, and praise thy name, we were in trouble; for his mercy because of thy loving Kindness endureth for ever;

and truth; for thou hast magnified 24 And hath delivered us from thy name and thy word above all our enemies; for his mercy en- things. dureth for ever.

3 When I called upon thee, thou 25 Who giveth food to all flesh; heardest me; and enduedst my for his mercy

endureth for ever. soul with much strength.

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4 All the kings of the earth shall 9 Even there also shall thy hand praise thee, O Lord; for they have lead me, and thy right hand shall heard the words of thy mouth.

hold me: 5 Yea, they shall sing in the 10 If I say, Peradventure the ways of the Lord, that great is the darkness shall cover me; then shall glory of the Lord.

my night be turned to day. 6 For though the Lord be high, 11 Yea, the darkness is no darkyet hath he respect unto the lowly; ness with thee, but the night is as as for the proud, he beholdeth clear as the day; the darkness and them afar off.

light to thee are both alike. 7 Though I walk in the midst 12 For my reins are thine; thou of trouble, yet shalt thou refresh hast covered me in my mother's me; thou shalt stretch forth thy womb. hand upon the furiousness of mine 13 I will give thanks unto thee, enemies, and thy right hand shall for I am fearfully and wonderfully

made: marvellous are thy works, 8 The Lord shall make good his and that my soul knoweth right loving kindness toward me; yea, well. thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for 14 My bones are not hid from ever; despise not then the works thee, though I be made secretly, of thine own hands.

and fashioned beneath in the

earth. The twenty-ninth Day.

15 Thine eyes did see my subMORNING PRAYER.

stance, yet being imperfect; and Psalm 139. Domine, probasti. written;

in thy book were all my members O LORD, thou hast searched 16 Which day by day were

me out, and known me; thou fashioned, when as yet there was knowest my down-sitting, and none of them. mine up-rising; thou understand 17 How dear are thy counsels est my thoughts long before.

unto me, O God; O how great is 2 Thou art about my path, and the sum of them! about my bed; and spiest out all 18 If I tell them, they are more my ways.

in number than the sand; when I 3 För lo, there is not a word in wake up, I am present with my tongue, but thou, O Lord, thee. knowest it altogether.

19 Wilt thou not slay the wick4 Thou hast fashioned me be-ed, O God? Depart from me, ye hind and before, and laid thine hand blood-thirsty men. upon me.

20 For they speak unrighteously 5 Such knowledge is too won- against thee; and thine enemies derful and excellent for me; I can- take thy name in vain. not attain unto it.

21 Do not I hate them, O Lord, 6 Whither shall I go then from that hate thee ? and am not I grievthy Spirit, or whither shall I goed with those that rise up against then from thy presence ?

thee? 7 If I climb up into heaven, thou 22 Yea, I hate them right sore; art there; if I go down to hell, thou even as though they were mine art there also.

enemies. 8 If I take the wings of the morn 23 Try me, O God, and seek ing, and remain in the uttermost the ground of my heart ; prove parts of the sea;

me, and examine my thoughts.

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24 Look well if there be any 2 Let my prayer be set forth in way of wickedness in me; and lead thy sight as the incense; and let me in the way everlasting: the lifting up of my hands be an Psalm 140. Eripe me, Domine. evening sacrifice. ELIVER me, O from

3 Set a watch, O Lord, before me from the wicked man;

2 Who imagine mischief in their 4 O let not mine heart be inhearts, and stir up strife all the clined to any evil thing; let me not day long.

be occupied in ungodly works 3 They have sharpened their with the men that work wicked. tongues like a serpent; adder's ness, lest I eat of such things as poison is under their lips. please them.

4 Keep me, O Lord, from the 5 Let the righteous rather smite hands of the ungodly; preserve me friendly, and reprove me. me from the wicked men, who are 6 But let not their precious purposed to overthrow my goings. balms break my head; yea, I will

5. The proud have laid a snare pray yet against their wickedness. for me, and spread a net abroad 'Let their judges be overwith cords; yea, and set traps in thrown in the stony places, that my way.

they may hear my words; for they 6 I said unto the Lord, Thou are sweet. art my God: hear the voice of my 8 Our bones lie scattered beprayers, O Lord.

fore the pit, like as when one 7 O Lord God, thou strength of breaketh and heweth wood upon my health; thou hast covered my the earth. head in the day of battle.

9 But mine

eyes

look unto 8 Let not the ungodly have his thee, O Lord God; in thee is my desire, O Lord; let not his mis- trust; () cast not out my soul. chievous imagination prosper, lest 10 Keep me from the snare that they be too proud.

they have laid for me, and from 9 Let the mischief of their own the traps of the wicked doers. lips fall upon the head of them 11 Let the ungodly fall into their that compass me about.

own nets together, and let me 10 Let hot burning coals fall ever escape them. upon them; let them be cast into EVENING PRAYER. the fire, and into the pit, that they Psalm 142. Você mea ad Donever rise up again.

minum. 11 A man full of words shall not

I

CRIED unto the Lord with prosper upon the earth: evil shall

my voice; yea, even unto hunt the wicked person, to over-the Lord did I make my supplithrow him.

cation. 12 Sure I am that the Lord will 2 I poured out my complaints avenge the poor, and maintain the before him, and showed him of cause of the helpless.

13 The righteous also shall give 3 When my spirit was in heavithanks unto thy name; and the ness, thou knowest my path; in just shall continue in thy sight. the way wherein I walked, have Psalm 141. Domine, clamavi. they privily laid a snare for me. ORD, I call upon thee; haste 4 i looked also upon my right

thee unto me, and consider hand, and saw there was no man iny voice, when I cry unto thee: that would know me.

my trouble.

for me.

5 I had no place to flee unto, 10 Teach me to do the thing that and no man cared for my soul. pleaseth thee; for thou art my God:

6 I cried unto thee, O Lord, let thy loving Spirit lead me forth and said, Thou art my hope, and into the land of righteousness. my portion in the land of the liv 11 Quicken me, O Lord, for thy ing.

name's sake; and for thy righteous7 Consider my complaint; for I ness' sake bring my soul out of am brought very low.

trouble. 8 O deliver me from my per 12 And of thy goodness slay secutors, for they are too strong mine enemies, and destroy all them

that vex my soul; for I am thy 9 Bring my soul out of prison, servant. that I may give thanks unto thy name; which thing if thou wilt

The thirtieth Day. grant me, then shall the righteous MORNING PRAYER. resort unto my company.

Psalm 144. Benedictus Dominus. Psalm 143. Domine, exaudi. LESSED be the Lord, my HEA EAR my prayerO Lord strengthwho teacheth

and consider my desire; hands to war, and my fingers to hearken unto me for thy truth and fight. 1 righteousness' sake.

2 My hope and my fortress, my 2 And enter not into judgment castle and deliverer, my defender, with thy servant; for in thy sight in whom I trust; who subdueth shall no man living be justified. my people that is under me.

3 For the enemy hath perse 3 Lord, what is man, that thou cuted my soul; he hath smitten my hast such respect unto him? or the life down to the ground; he hath son of man, that thou so regardest laid me in the darkness, as the men him? that have been long.dead.

4 Man is like a thing of nought; 4 Therefore is my spirit vexed his time passeth away like a shawithin me, and my heart within dow. me is desolate.

5 Bow thy heavens, O Lord, and 5 Yet do I remember the time come down; touch the mountains, past: I muse upon all thy works; and they shall smoke. yea, I exercise myself in the works 6 Cast forth thy lightning, and of thy bands.

tear them; shoot out thine arrows, 6 I stretch forth my hands unto and consume them. thee; my soul gaspeth unto thee 7 Send down thine hand from as a thirsty land.

above; deliver me, and take me 7 Hear me, O Lord, and that out of the great waters, from the soon; for my spirit waxeth faint : hand of strange children; hide not thy face from me, lest I 8 Whose mouth talketh of vani. be like unto them that go down ty, and their right hand is a right into the pit.

hand of wickedness. 8 O let me hear thy loving kind 9 I will sing a new song unto ness betimes in the morning; for thee, O God; and sing praises unto in thee is my trust: show thou me thee upon a ten-stringed lute. the way that I should walk in; for 10 Thou hast given victory unto I lift my soul unto thee.

kings, and hast delivered David, 9 Deliver me, O Lord, from thy servant, from the peril of the mine enemies; for I flee unto thee sword. to hide me.

11 Save me, and deliver me from

I

the hand of strange children, O Lord; and thy saints give whose mouth talketh of vanity, thanks unto thee. and their right hand is a right 11 They show the glory of thy hand of iniquity;

kingdom, and talk of thy power; 12 That our sons may grow up

12 That thy power, ihy glory, as the young plants, and that our and mightiness of thy kingdom, daughters may be as the polished might be known unto men. corners of the temple;

13 Thy kingdom is an everlast13 That our garners may being kingdom, and thy dominion full and plenteous with all man- endureth throughout all ages. ner of store; that our sheep may 14 The Lord upholdeth all bring forth thousands, and ten such as fall, and listeth up all thousands in our streets ;

those that are down. 14 That our oxen may be strong

15 The eyes of all wait upon to labour; that there be no decay, thee, O Lord; and thou givest no leading into captivity, and no them their meat in due season. complaining in our streets.

16 Thou openest thine hand, 15 Happy are the people that and fillest all things living with are in such a case; yea, blessed plenteousness. are the people who have the Lord 17 The Lord is righteous in all for their God.

his ways, and holy in all his works. Psalm 145. Exaltabo te, Deus. 18 The Lord is nigh unto all

WILL magnify thee, O God, them that call upon him; yeå, all

my King; and I will praise such as call upon him faithfully. thy name for ever and ever.

19 He will fulfil the desire of 2 Every day will I give thanks them that fear him; he also will unto thee, and praise thy name hear their cry, and will help them. for ever and ever.

20 The Lord preserveth all 3 Great is the Lord, and mar- them that love him; but scattereth vellous, worthy to be praised ; abroad all the ungodly. there is no end of his greatness. 21. My mouth shall speak the

4 One generation shall praise praise of the Lord; and let all thy works unto another, and de- flesh give thanks unto his holy clare thy power:

name for ever and ever. 5 As for me, I will be talking Psalm 146. Lauda, anima mea.

RAISE the O praise, and wondrous works;

while , 6 So that men shall speak of Lord; yea, as long as I have any the might of thy marvellous acts; being, I will sing praises unto my and I will also tell of thy great. God. ness.

20 put not your trust in 7 The memorial of thine abun-princes, nor in any child of man; dant kindness shall be showed; for there is no help in them. and men shall sing of thy right 3 For when the breath of man

goeth forth, he shall turn again to 8 The Lord is gracious and his earth, and then all his thoughts merciful; long-suffering, and of perish. great goodness.

4 Blessed is he that hath the God 9 The Lord is loving unto eve- of Jacob for his help; and whose ry man, and his mercy is over all hope is in the Lord his God; his works.

5 Who made heaven and earth, 10 All thy works praise thee, the sea and all that therein is;

of thy worship, thy glory

, thy P Rallile i live, will I praise the

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