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is among those who fear him; and he will show them his covenant.

Mine eyes are ever looking unto the Lord, for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.

Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; for I am desolate and in mise


The sorrows of my heart are enlarged; O bring thou me out of my troubles.

Look upon my adversity and misery, and forgive me all my sin.

O keep my soul, and deliver me; let me not be confounded; for I have put my trust in thee.

Let perfectness and righteous dealing preserve me; for my hope hath been in thee.

Deliver Israel, O God, out of all his troubles. Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honour and glory, &c.

The Fifth Day.



Lord, for I have walked innocently; my trust hath been also in the Lord; therefore shall I not fall.

Examine me, O Lord, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.

For thy loving kindness is ever before mine eyes, and I will walk in thy truth.

I have not dwelt with vain persons; neither will I have fellowship with the deceitful.

I have hated the congregation of the wicked; and will not sit among the ungodly.

I will wash my hands in innocency, O Lord, and so will I go to thine altar;

That I may show the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.

Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.

O shut not up my soul with the sinners, nor my life with the blood thirsty;

In whose hands is wickedness, and their right hand is full of bribes.

But as for me, I will walk innocently; O deliver me, and be merciful un

BE thou my judge, O to me.

My foot standeth right; I will praise the Lord in the congregations.


THE Lord is my light and my salvation; whom then shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom then shall I be afraid?

Though an host of men. encamp against me, yet shall not my heart be afraid; and though there rise up war against me, yet will I put my trust in him.

One thing have I desired of the Lord, which I will seek after; even that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the fair beauty of the Lord, and to visit his temple.

For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his tabernacle; yea, in the secret place of his dwelling shall he hide me, and set me upon a rock of stone.

Therefore will I offer in his dwelling an oblation with great gladness; I will sing and speak praises unto the Lord.

Hearken unto my voice, O Lord, when I unto cry thee; have mercy upon me, and hear me.

When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, Lord, will I seek.

O hide thou not thy face from me, nor cast thy servant away in displeasure. Thou hast been my succour; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.

Though my father and my mother forsake ine, yet the Lord taketh me up.

Teach me thy way, O Lord, and lead me in the right way, because of mine enemies.

I should utterly have fainted, but that I believe verily to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.

O tarry thou the Lord's leisure; be strong and he shall comfort thine heart; and put thou thy trust in the Lord.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honour and glory, &c.



UNTO thee will I cry, O Lord my strength; be not silent to me; lest if

thou make as though thou hearest not, I become like those who go down into the pit.

Hear the voice of my humble petitions when I cry unto thee, when I hold up my hands toward the mercy seat of thy holy temple.

O pluck me not away, neither destroy me with the ungodly and wicked doers, who speak friendly to their neighbours, but imagine mischief in their hearts.

Praised be the Lord, for he hath heard the voice of my humble petitions.

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped; therefore my heart danceth for joy, and in my song will I praise him.

The Lord is my strength, and he is the wholesome defence of his anointed.

O save thy people and give thy blessing unto thine inheritance; feed them, and set them up for ever.


GIVE unto the Lord, O ye mighty, give unto the Lord glory and strength.

Give the Lord the honour due unto his name; worship the Lord with holy worship.


The voice of the Lord upon the waters, the voice of the glorious God; the Lord thundereth over the great waters.

The voice of the Lord is mighty; the voice of the Lord is a glorious voice.

The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedar trees; yea, the Lord breaketh the cedars of Lebanon.

The voice of the Lord divideth the flames of fire ; the voice of the Lord shak

eth the wilderness; yea, the Lord shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh.

The voice of the Lord causeth the oaks to quake, and layeth bare the forests; in his temple doth every man speak of his ho n or

The Lord sitteth above the water flood; and the Lord remaineth a king for ever.

The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lord will give his people the blessing of peace. Now unto the King eternal, &c.


Be honour and glory,

The Sixth Day.



I WILL magnify thee, O Lord; for thou hast set me up, and not made my foes to triumph over me. O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.

Thou, Lord, hast brought my soul from the grave; thou hast kept my life from those who go down to the pit.

Sing praises unto the Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks unto him for a remembrance of his holiness.

For his wrath endureth but the twinkling of an eye; and in his favour is life; heaviness may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be removed; thou, Lord, of thy goodness hast made my hill so strong.

Thou didst turn thy face from me, and I was troubled.

Then I cried unto thee, O Lord, and besought the Lord right humbly.

What profit is there in

my blood, when I go down to the pit?

Shall the dust give thanks unto thee? or shall it declare thy truth?

Hear, O Lord, and have mercy upon me; Lord, be thou my helper.

Thou hast turned my heaviness into joy; thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness.

Therefore shall every good man sing thy praise without ceasing; O my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.


IN thee, O Lord, do I put my trust; let me never be put to confusion; deliver me in thy righteous


Bow down thine ear to me; make haste to deliver


And be thou my strong rock, and house of defence, that thou mayst save me.

For thou art my strong rock and my castle; be thou also my guide, and lead me for thy name's


Into thy hands I commend my spirit; for thou hast redeemed me, O Lord, thou God of truth.

I have hated those who regard superstitious vanities, and my trust hath been in the Lord.

I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy; for thou hast considered my trouble, and hast known my soul in adversities.

O how plentiful is thy goodness which thou hast laid up for those who fear thee, and that thou hast prepared for those who put their trust in thee, even before the sons of men!

Thou shalt hide them in the place of thine own presence from the insults of men; thou shalt keep them secretly in thy tabernacle from the strife of tongues.

Thanks be to the Lord; for he hath shown me his marvellous kindness in a strong city.

For I had said in my haste, I am cast out of the sight of thine eyes. Nevertheless, thou heardest the voice of my prayer, when I cried unto thee.

O love the Lord, all ye his saints; for the Lord preserveth those who are faithful, and plenteously rewardeth the proud doer.

Be strong, and he shall

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BLESSED is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven, and whose sin is covered.

Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth no sin, and in whose spirit there is no guile.

For while I held my tongue, my bones consumed away through my daily complaining.

For thy hand was heavy upon me day and night; and my moisture was turned into the drought in summer.

I will acknowledge my sin unto thee, and mine unrighteousness have I not hid.

I said, I will confess my sins unto the Lord; and so thou forgavest the wickedness of my sin.

For this shall every one who is godly make his prayer unto thee, in a

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