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* Among the gods there is Psalm lxxxvii. Fundamenta hone like unto thee, O Lord;

o there i ejus.

o: tre is not one that can do

o as thou doest. ER foundations are upon 9 All nations whom thou the holy hills: the Lord

host, made, shall come and loveth the gates of Sion more

o Worship thee, O Lord , and than all the dwellings of Jacob.

o shall glorify thy Name. 2 Very excellent things are 10 For thou art great, and spoken of thee, thou city of

s doest wondrous things : thou God. on God alone. 3 I will think upon Rahab Il Teach me thy way, Oland Babylon, with them that

o Lord, and I will walk in thy know me.

truth: O knit my heart unto 4 Behold ye the Philistires thee, that I may fear thy also, and they of Tyre, with Name. the Morians; lo there was he

12 I will thank thee, O Lord born. my God, with all my heart; 5 And of Sion it shall be f and will praise thy Name for-reported, that he was born in

s, ever more. her; and the Most High shall 13 For great is thy mercy establish her. toward me; and thou hast de- 6 The Lord shall rehearse o livered my soul from the ne-lit, when he writeth up the peo*I thermost hell. ple, that he was born there.

14 O God, the proud are 7 The singers also and risen against me; and the trumpeters shall he rehearse : congregations of naughty men All my fresh springs shall be "I have sought after my soul, in thee. and have not set thee before * their eyes.

Psalm lxxxviii. Domine,

o: 15 But thou, O Lord God, Deus. art full of compassion and LORD, God of my salto mercy, long-suffering, plente- vation, I have cried day

so ous in goodness and truth. and night before thee : O let 16 O turn thee then unto my prayer enter into thy pre* me, and have mercy upon me ;|sence; incline thine ear unto *I give thy strength unto thy ser-my calling; to want, and help the son of 2 For my soul is full of thine hand-maid. trouble, and my life draweth o 17 Show some token upon migh unto hell. * me for good; that they who 3 I am counted as one of - hate me may see it, and be them that go down into the * ashamed, because thou, Lord, pit, and I have been even as a o! hast holpen me, and comfort-man that hath no strength. ed me. 4 Free among the de unto them that are

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and lie in the grave, who are out of remembrance, and are cut away from thy hand. 5 Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in a place of darkness, and in the deep. 6 Thine indignation lieth hard upon me, and thou hast vexed me with all thy storms. 7 Thou hast put away mine acquaintance far from me, and made me to be abhorred of them. 8 I am so fast in prison, that I cannot get forth. 9 My sight faileth for very trouble ; I, ord, I have called

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daily upon thee, I have stretch-shall be set up for ever, thy

ed forth my hands unto thee.

truth shalt thou stablish in the

10 Dost thou show wonders!heavens.

among the dead? or shall the

3 I have made a covenant

Jead rise up again and praise with my chosen ; I have sworn

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11 Shall thy loving-kindness be showed in the grave? or thy

faithfulness in destruction ?

unto David my servant. 4 Thy seed will I stablish

for ever, and set up thy throne

from one generation to ano"

12 Shall thy wondrous works|ther.

be known in the dark 2 and thy righteousness in the land where all things are forgotten ?

5 O Lord, the very heavens shall praise thy wondrous works; and thy truth in the

13 Unto thee have I cried, congregation of the saints.

O Lord ; and early shall my prayer come before thee. 14 Lord, why abhorrest thou my soul, and hidest thou thy face from me ! 15 I am in misery, and like unto him that is at the point to die; even from my youth

6 For who is he among the clouds, that shall be comparel unto the Ilerd 2

7 And what is he among the gods, that shall be like unto the Lord 2

8 God is very greatly to be feared in the council of the

up, thy terrors have I suffer-saints, and to be had in revertheir strength, and in thy low-l

cd with a troubled mind. 16 Thy wrathful displeasure goeth over me, and the fear of thee hath undone me. 17 They came round about we daily like water, and com

ence of all then) that are round about him.

9 O Lord God of hosts, who is like unto thee ? thy truth, most mighty Lord, is on every side.

10 Thou rulest the raging of the sea; thou stillest the waves thereof when they arise. 11 Thou hastsubdued Egypt, and destroyed; it thou hast scattered thine enemies abroad with thy mighty arm. 12 The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine; thou hast laid the foundation of the round world, and all that therein is. 13 Thou hast made the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy Name. 14 Thou hast a mighty arm; strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand. 15 Righteousness and equity are the habitation of thy seat; mercy and truth shall go before thy face. 16 Blessed is the people, O Lord, that can rejoice in thee; they shall walk in the light of thy countenance. 17 Their delight shall be daily in thy name; and in thy righteousness shall they make their boast. 18 For thou art the glory of

ing-kindness thou shalt list up our horns: 19 For the Lord is our desence; the Holy One of Israel is our King. 20 Thou spakest sometime in visions unto thy saints, and saids', I have laid help upon one that is mighty, I have exalted one chosen out of the people. 21 I have found David my servant: with my holy oil have I and inted him.

22 My hand shall hold him fast, and my arm shall strengthen him. 23 The enemy shall not be able to do him violence; the son of wickedness shall not hurt him. 24 I will smite down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him. 25 My truth also and my mercy shall be with him ; and in my Name shall his horn be exalted. 26 I will set his dominion also in the sea, and his right hand in the floods. 27. He shall call me, Thou art my Father, my God, and my strong salvation. 28 And I will make him my first-born, higher than the kings of the earth. 29 My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him. 30 His seed also will I make to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of heaVen. t 31 But if his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments; 32 If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments; I will visit their offences with the rod, and their sin with scourges. 33 "Nevertheless, my lowing-kindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my truth to fail. 34 My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips : 1 o'

sworn once by my holiness, that I will not fail David. 35 His seed shall endure for ever, and his seat is like as the sun before me. 36 He shall stand fast for evermore as the moon, and as the faithful witness in heaVen. 37 But thou hast abhorred and forsaken thine Anointed, and art displeased at him. 38 Thou hast broke the covenant of thy servant, and cast his crown to the ground. 39 Thou hast overthrown all his hedges, and broken down his strong holds. 40 All they that go by spoil him, and he is become a reproach to his neighbours. 41 Thou hast set up the right hand of his enemies, and made all his adversaries to rejoice. 42 Thou hast taken away the edge of his sword, and givest him not victory in the battle. 48 Thou hast put out his glory, and cast his throne down to the ground. 44 The days of his youth hast thou shortened, and cowered him with dishonour. 45 Lord, how long wilt thou hide thyself? for ever? and shall thy wrath burn like fire : 46 () remember how short my time is ; wherefore hast thou made all men for nought? 47 What man is he that liveth, and shall not see death and shall he deliver his soul from the hand of hell ?

48 Lord, where are thy old|

loving-kindnesses, which thou
swarest unto David in thy
truth?
49 Remember, Lord, the
rebuke that thy servants have,
and how I do bear in my bo-
som the rebukes of many peo-
le;
p 50 Wherewith thine ene-
mies have blasphemed thee,
and slandered the footsteps of
tii. Anointed : Praised be the

Lord for evermore. Amen
and Amen.
The Eighteenth Day.

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ORD, thou hast been our refuge, from one generation to another. 2 Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever the earth and the world were made, thou art God from everlasting, and world without end. 3 Thou turnest man to destruction ; again thou savest, Come again, ye childre... of meth. 4 For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday, seeing that is past as a watch in the night. 5 As soon as thou scatterest them, they are even as a sleep, and fade away suddenly like the grass. 6 In the norming it is green, and groweth up ; but in the evening it is cut-down, dried "p, and withered. 7 For we consume away

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nation.
8 Thou hast set our mis-
deeds before thee, and our se-
cret sins in the light of thy
countenance.
9 For when thou art angry,
all our days are gone ; we
bring our years to an end, as it
were a tale that is told.
10 The days of our age are
threescore years and ten; and
though men be so strong that
they come to fourscore years,
yet is their strength then but
labour and sorrow ; so soon
passeth it away, and we are
gone.
11 But who regardeth the
power of thy wrath 2 for even
thereafter as a man feareth,
so is thy displeasure.
12 So teach us to number
our days, that we may apply
our hearts unto wisdom.
13 Turn thee again, O
Lord, at the last, and be gra-
cious unto thy servants.
14 O satisfy us with thy
mercy, and that soon : so shall
we rejoice and be glad all the
days of our life.
15 Comfort us again now
after the time that thou hast
plagued us; and for the years
wherein we have suffered ad-
versity.
16 Show thy servants thy
work, and their children thy
glory.
17 And the glorious Majesty
of the Lord our God be upon

us: prosper thou the work of our hands upon us ; O prosper

-thou our handy work.

Psalm xci. Qui habitat. HOSO dwelleth under the defence of the Most High, shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say unto the Lord, Thou art my hope and my strong hold, my God, in him will I trust. 3 For he shall deliver thee from the snare of the hunter, and from the noisome pestilence. 4 He shall desend thee under his wings, and thou shalt be safe under his feathers; his faithfulness and truth shall be thy shield and buckler. 5 Thou shalt not be afraid for any terror by night, nor for the arrow that flieth by day; 6 For the pestilence that walketh in darkness, nor for the sickness that destroyeth in the noon-day. 7. A thousand shall fall beside thee, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. 8 Yea, with thine eyes shalt thou behold, and see the reward of the ungodly. 9 For thou, Lord, art my hope; thou hast set thine house of defence very high. 10 There shall no evil happen unto thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling. 11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. 12 They shall bear thee in their hands, that thou hurt not thy foot against a stone.

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