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7. He will not be afraid of any evil tidings; for his heart standeth fast, and believeth in the Lord. 8 His heart is stablished. and will not shrink, until he see his desire upon his enemies. 9 He hath dispersed abroad, and given to the poor, and his righteousness remaineth for ever ; his horn shall be exalted with honour. 10 The ungodly shall see it, and it shall grieve him ; he shall gnash with his teeth, and consume away; the desire of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm criii. Laudate, fueri.

RAISE the Lord, ye servants; Opraise the Name of the Lord. 2 Blessed be the Name of the Lord, from this time forth

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- Egypt, and the house of Jacob from among the strange people, 2 Juda was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion. 3 The seasaw that, and fled; Jordan was driven back. 4 The mountains skipped like rams, and the little hills like young sheep. 5 What aileth thee, O thout sea, that thou fleddest ? andl thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back 2 6 Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams ? and yelittle hills like young sheep 2 7 Tremble thou earth at the presence of the Lord ; at the presence of the God of Jacob 8 Who turned the hard rock

for evermore.

3 The Lord's Name is praised, from the rising up of

into a standing water, and the flint-stone into a springing

the sun, unto the going downwell.

of the same.

4 The Lord is high above all heathen, and his glory above the heavens.

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Psalm czv. Won nobis,

OT unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name give the praise; for thy loving mercy, and for thy truth's sake. 2 Whcresore shall thc heathen say, Where is now their God 2 3 As for our God, he is in

7. That he may set him with heaven : he hath done whatthe princes, even- with thesoever pleased him.

princes of his people.

4 Their idols are silver and

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woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children.

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5 They have mouths, and

speak not ; eyes have they, and sce not. 6 They have ears, and hear not; noses have they, and smell not. 7 They have hands, and handle not ; feet have they, and walk not ; neither speak they through their throat. 8 They that make them are like unto them; and so are all such as put their trust in them. 9 But thou, house of Hsrael, trust thou in the Lord ; he is their succour and defence. 10 Ye house of Aaron, put your trust in the Lord ; he is their helper and defender. ! ! Ye that fear the Lord, put your trust in the Lord ; he is their helper and defender. 12 The Lord hath been mindful of us, and he shall bless us ; even he shall bless the house of Israel, he shall bless the house of Aaron. 13 He shall bless them that fear the Lord, both small and great. 14 The Lord shall increase you more and more, you and your children. 15 Ye are the blessed of the I lord, who made heaven and carth. 16 All the whole heavens are the Lord's ; the earth hath he given to the children of in en. 17 The dead praise not thee, O Lord, neither all they that go down into silence;

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{ AM well pleased that the Lord hath heard the voice of my prayer; 2 That he hath inclined his ear unto me ; therefore will I call upon him as long as I live. 3 The snares of death compassed me round about, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me. 4 I shall find trouble and heaviness, and I will call upon the Name of the Lord ; O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul. 5 Gracious is the Lord, and righteous ; yea, our God is merciful. 6 The Lord preserveth the simple: I was in misery, and he helped me. 7 Turn again then unto thy rest, O my soul ; for the Lord hath rewarded thee. 8 And why : thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling. 9 I will walk before the Lord in the land of the living. 10 I believed, and therefore will I speak; but I was sore troubled : I said in my haste, All men are liars. 11 What reward shall I give unto the Lord, for all the benefits that he hath done unto me 2

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Lord, srom this time forth for
|Name of the Lord :

evermore. Praise the Lord.

12 I will receive the cup of salvation, and call upon the

13 I will pay my vows now;

4 Yea, let them now that

in the presence of all his peo-fear the Lord confess, that ple : right dear in the sight|his mercy endureth for ever.

of the Lord is the death of his saints.

5 I called upon the Lord in trouble ; and the Lord heard.

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that I am thy servant; I am

6 The Lord is on my side,

thy servant, and the son of I will not fear what man do

thy hand-maid; thou hast bro-
ken my bonds in sunder:
15 I will offer to thee the
sacrifice of thanksgiving, and
will call upon the Name of
the Lord.
16 I will pay my vows unto
the Lord, in the sight of all
his people, in the courts of
the Lord's house; even in the
midst of thee, O Jerusalem.
Praise the Lord.

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eth unto me. 7 The Lord taketh my part with them that help me ;. therefore shall I see my desire upon mine enemies. 8 It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put any confidence in man. 9 It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put any confidence in princes. 10 All nations compassed me. round about; but in the Nanoofthe Lord will I destroy them. 11 Thev' opt me in on every side, . . kept me in, I say, on . . on y side; but in the Name of the Lord will I des: roy them. 12 They came about me like bees, and are extinct. even as the fire among the thorns; for in , the Name of the Lord I will destroy them. . 13 Thou hast thrust sore. at me, that I might fall ; but the Lord was my help. 14 The Lord is my strength and my song ; and is become. my salvation. 15 The voice of joy and, health is in the dwellings of the righteous; the right hands of the Lord bringcth mighty. things to pass. 16 The right hand of the Lord hath the pre-eminence ; ; the right hand of the Lor".

endureth for ever, , . .

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17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord. 18 The Lord hath chastened and corrected me ; but he hath not given me over unto

death. f Lord.

19 Open me the gates o righteousness, that I may go into theim, and give thanks unto the Lord. 20 This is the gate of the Lord, the righteous shall enter into it. 21 I will thank thee; for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation. 22 The same stone which the builders refused, is become the head-stone in the corner. * 93 This is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes. 24 This is the day which the Lord hath made ; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

25 Help me now, O Lord :

O Lord, send us now pros-
20 Blessed be he that com-
eth in the Name of the Ilord :
we have wished you good luck
ye that are of the house of
the Lord.
27 God is the Lord, who
hath showed us light : bind
the sacrifice with cords, yea,
even unto the horns of the
28 Thou art my God, and
I will thank thee; thou art
my God, and I will praise
thee. -
29 O give thanks unto the
Lord ; for he is gracious, and
mercy endurcun for eyer.

Psalm crix. Beati immact-
TD LESSED are those that
are undefiled in the way,
and walk in the law of the

2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and seek him with their whole heart.

3 For they who do no wick’ edness, walk in his ways.

4 Thou hast charged, that we shall diligently keep thy commandments.

5 O that my ways were made so direct, that I might keep thy statutes'

6. So shall Inot be confound-
ed, while I have respect unto
thy commandments.

7 I will thank thee with an
unfeigned heart, when I shall
have learned the judgments
of thy righteousness.
8 I will keep thy ceremo-
nies; O forsake me not ut-

In quo corriget 2

a young man cleanse
his way? even by ruling him."
self after thy word.
2 With my whole heart
have I sought thee; O let me
not go wrong out of thy com"
mandments. -
3 Thy words have I hid
within my heart, that I should
not sin against thee.
4 Blessed art thou, O Lord;
() teach me thy statutes.
5 with my lips have I
been telling of all the judg-
ments of thy mouh.

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6 I have had as great delight in the way of thy testimonies, as in all manner of riches.

7 I will talk of thy commandments, and have respect unto thy ways.

8 My delight shall be in thy statutes, and I will not forget thy word.

Retribue servo tuo.

O DO well unto thy servant; that I may live, and keep thy word. 2 Open thou mine eyes; that I may see the wondrous things of thy law. 3 I am a stranger upon earth; O hide not thy commandments from me. 4 My soul breaketh out for the very fervent desire that it hathalway untothy judgments. 5 Thou hast rebuked the proud; and cursed are they that do err from thy commandments. 6 O turn from me shame and rebuke ; for I have kept thy testimonies. 7 Princes also did sit and speak against me; but thy serwant is occupied in thy statutes. 8 Forthy testimonies are my delight, and my counsellors. .Adha sit flavimento.

Y soul cleaveth to the dust; O quicken thou me, according to thy word. 2 I have acknowledged my ways, and thou heardest me :

O teach me thy statutes. 3 Make me to understand

ments ; and so shall I talk of . thy wondrous works. 4 My soul melteth away for very heaviness; comfort thou me according unto thy word. 5 Take from me the way of lying, and cause thou me to make much of thy law. 6 I have chosen the way of truth, and thy judgments have I laid before me. 7 I have stuck unto thy testimonies; O Lord, confound me not. 8 I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou hast set my heart at liberty.

The Twenty-fifth Day. MOR.W.I.W.G. PRAYER. Legem flone.

EACH me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes, and I shall keep it unto the end. 2 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall keep it with my whole heart. 3 Make me to go in the path of thy commandments ; for therein is my desire. 4 Incline mine heart unto thy testimonies, and not to coWetousness. 5 O turn away mine eyes, lest they behold vanity ; and quicken thou me in the way. 6 O staulish thy word in thy servant, that I may fear thee. 7 Take away the rebuke that I am afraid of ; for thy judgments are good. 8 Behold, my delight is in tov commandments; O quick

the way of thy command

en me in thy righteousness.

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