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and they that hated them were lords over them. 41 Their enemies oppressed them, and had them in subjection. 42 Many a time did he deliver them; but they rebelled against him with their own inventions, and were brought down in their wickedness. 43 Nevertheless, when he saw their adversity, he heard their complaint. 44 He thought upon his covenant, and pitied them, according unto the multitude of his mercies; yea, he made all those that led them away captive to pity them. 45 Deliver us, O Lord our God, and gather us from among the heathen ; that we may give thanks unto thy holy Name, and make our boast of thy praise. 46 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, from everlasting, and world without end ; and let all the people say, Amen.

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the lands, from the east, and from the west; from the north, and from the south. 4 They went astray in the wilderness out of the way, and found no city to dwell in. 5 Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them. 6 So they cried unto the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. 7. He led them forth by the right way, that they might go to the city where they dwelt. 8 O that men would there" fore praise the Lord for his goodness; and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men I 9 For he satisfieth the empty soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness ; lo Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being fast bound in misery and iron ; ii. Because they rebello against the words of the Lord, and lightly regarded the cou" sel of the most Highest. 12 He also brought down their heartthrough heaviness; they fell down, and there "* none to help them. 13 So when they criedus." the Lord in their trouble.” delivered them out of to distress. 14 For he brought theo out of darkness, and out. 9 the shadow of death, and brake their bonds in sunder. 15 othat men wouldtho. fore praise the Lord * his

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_A. wonders that he doeth for the children of men : 16 For he hath broken the gates of brass, and smitten the bars of iron in sunder. 17 Foolish men are plagued for their offence, and because of their wickedness. 18 Their soul abhorred all manner of meat, and they were even hard at death’s door. 19 So when they cried unto the Lord in their trouble, he delivered them out of their distress. 20 He sent his word, and healed them ; and they were Saved from their destruction. 21 O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness; and declare the wonders that he doeth sor the children of men . 22 That they would offer unto him the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and tell out his works with gladness! 23 They that go down to the sea in ships, and occupy their business in great waters; 24 These men see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep. 25 For at his word the stormy wind ariseth, which listeth up the waves thereof.

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delivereth them out of their distress. 29 For he maketh the storm to cease, so that the waves thereof are still. So Then are they glad, because they are at rest; and so he bringeth them unto the haven where they would be. 31 O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness ; and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men 32 That they would exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the seat of the elders : 33 Who turneth the floods into a wilderness, and drieth up the water-springs. 34. A fruitful land maketh he barren, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein. 35 Again he maketh the wilderness a standing water, and water-springs of a dry ground.

36 And there he setteth the hungry, that they may build them a city to dwell in ;

37 That they may sow their land, and plant vineyards, to yield them fruits of increase.

38 He blesseth them, so that they multiply exceedingly; and suffereth not their cattle to decrease.

26 They are carried up to the heaven, and down again to the deep ; their soul melteth away because of the trouble.

27 They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit’s end.

28. So when they cry unto

39 And again, when they are minished and brought low through oppression, through any plague or trouble ;

40 Though he suffer them to be evil-entreated through tyrants, and let them wander out of the way in the wilder

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GOD, my heart is ready, my heart is ready; I will sing, and give praise with the best member that I have. 2 Awake, thou lute and harp ; I myself will awake right early. 3 I will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the people; I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. 4 For thy mercy is greater than the heavens, and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds. 5 Set up thyself, O God, above the heavens, and thy glory above all the earth, 6 That thy beloved may be delivered : let thy right hand save them, and hear thou me. 7 God hath spoken in his holiness, I will rejoice therefore, and divide Sichem, and mete out the valley of Succoth. 8 Gilead is mine, and Manasses is mine ; Ephraim also is the strength of my head ; 9 Juda is my law-giver;

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Edom will I cast out my shoe;
upon Philistia will I triumph.
10 Who will lead me into
the strong city ? and who will
bring me into Edom 2
11 Hast not thou forsaken us,
O God? and wilt not thou, O.
God, go forth with our hosts 2
12 O help us against the
enemy; for vain is the help of
inan.
13 Through God we shall
do great acts; and it is he that
shall tread down our enemies.
Psalm ciz. Deus laudum.
OLD not thy tongue, O
God of my praise; for
the mouth of the ungodly, yea,
the mouth of the deceitful is
opened upon me.
2 And they have spoken
against me with false tongues;
they compassed me about also
with words of hatred, and
fought against me without a
CauSC.
3 For the love that I had
unto them, lo, they take now
my contrary part; but I give
myself unto prayer.
4 Thus have they rewarded
me evil for good, and hatred
for my good-will.
5 Set thou an ungodly man
to be ruler over him, and let
Satan stand at his right hand.
6 When sentence is given
upon him, let him be con-
demned ; and let his prayer
be turned into sin.
7 Let his days be few, and
let another take his office.
8 Let his children bc father-
less, and his wife a widow.
9 Let his children be vaga-

Moab is my wash-pot ; overibonds, and beg their bread ;

let them seek it also out of desolate places. 19 Klet the extortioner consume all that he hath ; and let the stranger spoil his labour. 1 l Let there be no man to pity him, nor to have compassion upon his fatherless children. 12 Let his posterity be destroyed; and in the next generation let his name be clean put out. 13 Let the wickedness of his

fathers be had in remembrance

in the sight of the I.ord, and let not the sin of his mother be done away. 14 Let them alway be before the Lord, that be may root out the memorial of them from off the earth ; 15 And that, because his mind was not to do good ; but persecuted the poor helpless man, that he might slay him that was vexed at the heart. 16 His delight was in cursing, and it shall happen unto him; he loved not blessing, therefore shall it be far from him. 17. He clothed himself with cursing like as with a raiment, and it shall come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones. 18 Let it be unto him as the cloak that he hath upon him, and as the girdle that he is alway girded withal. 19 Let it thus happen from the Lord unto mine enemies. and to those that speak evil against my soul. 20 But deal thou with me, O - G

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Lord God, according unto thy Name; for sweet is thy mercy. 21 O deliver me, for I am helpless and poor, and my heart is wounded within me. 22 I go hence like the shadow that departeth, and am driven away as the grasshopper. 23 My knees are weak through fasting ; my flesh is dried up for want of fatness. 24 I became also a reproach unto them ; they that looked upon me shaked their heads. 25 Help me, O Lord my God; O save me, according to thy mercy. 26 And they shall know how that this is thy hand, and that thou, Lord, hast done it. 27 Though they curse, yet bless thou ; and let them be confounded that rise up against me; but let thy servant rejoice. 28 Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame ; and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a cloak. 29 As sor me, I will give great thanks unto the Lord with my mouth, and praise him among the multitude : 30 For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, too save his soul from unrighteous judges.

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2 The Lord shall send the ever be mindful of his cove

rod of thy power out of Sion ;

be thou ruler even in the midst among thine enemies. 3 In the day of thy power shall the people offer thee freewill offerings with an holy worship: the dew of thy birth is of the womb of the morning. 4 The Lord sware, and will not repent, Thou art a Priest for ever after the order of Melchisedech. 5 The Lord upon thy right hand shall wound even kings, in the day of his wrath. 6 He shall judge among the heathen ; he shall fill the places with the dead bodies, and smite in sunder the heads over divers countries. 7. He shall drink of the brook in the way ; therefore shall he lift up his head.

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nant. 6 He hath showed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen. 7 The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are true. 8 They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and equity. 9 He sent redemption unto his people; he hath commanded his covenant for ever; holy and reverend is his Name. 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom ; a good understanding have all they that do thereafter ; the praise of it endureth for ever. Psalm crii. Beatus vir. LESSED is the man that feareth the Lord; he hath great delight in his commandmentS.

I WILL give thanks unto the Lord with my whole heart,

and in the congregation.

are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure there111. 3 His work is worthy to be praised and had in honour, and his righteousness cndureth for ever. 4 The merciful and graci

2 His seed shall be mighty

secretly among the faithful, upon earth; the generation of

the faithful shall be blessed.

2 The works of the Lord!

shall be in his house ; and

3 Riches and plenteousness

his righteousness endureth for ever. 4. Unto the godly there ariseth up light in the darkness; she is merciful, loving, and righteous. 5 A good man is merciful,

ous Lord hath so done his and lendeth, and will guide marvellous works, that they his words with discretion ;

ought to be had in remembrance.

6 For he shall never be moved : and the righteous shall

5 He hath given meat unto be had in everlasting rememthem that fear him; he shallibrance,

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