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3 My lips shall speak of thy praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes. 4 Yea, my tongue shall sing of thy word; for all thy commandments are righteous. 5 Let thine hand help me ; for I have chosen thy commandments. 6 I have longed for thy saving health, O Lord ; and in thy law is my delight. 7 O let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and thy judgments shall help me. 8 I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost; O seek thy servant, for I do not forget thy commandments.

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HEN I was in trouble, I called upon the Lord, and he heard me. 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue. 3 What reward shall be given or done unto thee, thou false tongue? even mighty and sharp arrows, with hot burning coals. 4 Woe is me, that I am constrained to dwell with Mesech, and to have my habitation among the tents of Kedar. 5 My soul hath long dwelt among them that are enemies unto peace. 6 I labour for peace; but when I speak unto them there

Psalm crxi. Levavi oculos 7meos. I WILL lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. 2 My help cometh even from the Lord, who hath made heaven and earth. 3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved ; and he that keepeth thee will not sleep. 4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. 5 The Lord himself is thy keeper; the Lord is thy defence upon thy right hand; 6 So that the sun shall not burn thee by day, neither the moon by night. 7. The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil; yea, it is even he that shall keep thy soul. 8 The Lord shall preserthy going out and thy coming in, from this time forth for evermore. Psalm crxii. Lactatus sum. I WAS glad when they said unto me, We will go into the house of the Lord. 2 Our feet shall stand in thy gates, O Jerusalem. 3 Jerusalem is built as a city that is at unity in itself. 4 For thither the tribes go up, even the tribes of the Lord, to testify unto Israel, to give thanks unto the Name of the Lord. 5 For there is the seat of judgment, even the seat of the house of David.

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NTO thee list I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens. 2 Behold, even as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their mastcrs, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress, even so our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until he have mercy upon us. 3 Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy upon us; for we are utterly despised. 4 Our soul is filled with the scornful reproof of the wealthy, and with the despitefulness of the proud.

Psalm crxiv. Misi quia Dominus.

F the Lord himself had not been on our side, now may

Israel say; if the Lord himself

had not been on our side, when men rose up against us ; * They had swallowed us up quick ; when they were so wrathfully displeased at us. 3 Yea, the waters had drowned us, and the stream had gone over our soul.

4 The deep waters of the proud had gone even over our soul. 5 But praised be the Lord, who hath not given us over for a prey unto their teeth. 6 Our soul is escaped even as a bird out of the snare of the sowler ; the snare is broken, and we are delivered. 7 Our help standeth in the Name of the Lord, who hath made heaven and earth.

Qui confidumt.

HEY that put their trust in the Lord shall be even as the mount Sion, which may not be removed, but standeth fast for ever. 2 The hills stand about Jerusalem ; even so standeth the Lord round about his people, from this time forth for evertnotes. 3 For the rod of the ungodly cometh not into the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put their hand unto wickedness. 4 Do well, O Lord, unto those that are good and true of heart. 5 As for such as turn back unto their own wickedness, the Lord shall lead them forth with the evildoers; but peace shall be upon Israel.

EVE.WING PRAYER.

Psalm czxvi. In convertendo. HEN the I ord turned again the captivity of Sion, then were we like unto them that dream. 2 Then was our mouth filled

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with laughter, and our tongue with joy. 3 Then said they among the heathen, the Lord hath done great things for them. 4 Yea, the Lord hath done great things for us already ; whereof we rejoice. 5 Turn our captivity, O Lord, as the rivers in the south. 6 They that sow in tears, shall reap in joy. 7. He that now goeth on his way weeping, and beareth forth good seed, shall doubtless come again with joy, and bring his sheaves with him. " Psalm czxvii. Wisi Dominus.

XCEPT the Lord build the house, their labour is but lost that build it. 2 Except the Lord keep the -city, the watchman waketh but in vain. 3. It is but lost labour that ye haste to rise up early, and so late take rest, and eat the bread of carefulness; for so he giveth his beloved sleep. 4 I.O, children and the fruit of the womb, are an heritage and gift that cometh of the Lord. 5 Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant, even so are the young children. 6 Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them ; they shall not be ashamed when they speak with their enemies in the gate. Psalm czxviii. Beati omnes.

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2 For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: O well is thee, and happy shalt thou be. 3 Thy wise shall be as the fruitful vine upon the walls of thine house. 4 Thy children like the olive branches, round about thy table. 5 Lo, thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lord. 6 The Lord from out of Sion shall so bless thee, that thou shalt see Jerusalem in prosperity all thy life long ; 7 Yea, that thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.

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ANY a time have they fought against me from

my youth up, may Israel now say ;

2 Yea, many a time have they vexed me from my youth up; but they have not prevailed against me.

3 The plowers plowed upon my back, and made long furrows ;

4 But the righteous Lord hath hewn the snares of the ungodly in pieces.

5 Let them be confounded and turned backward, as man as have evil will at Sion.

6 Let them be even as the grass growing upon the housetops, which withereth afore it be plucked up ;

7 VWhereof the mower filleth not his hand, neither he that bindeth up the sheaves his bosom, .

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8 So that they who go by say not so much as, The Lord prosper you, we wish you good luck in the name of the Lord.

Psalm crxx. De frofundis.

UT of the deep have I called unto thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice. 2 O let thine ears consider well the voice of my complaint. 3 If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss, O Lord, who may abide it 7 4. For there is mercy with thee; therefore shalt thou be feared. 5 I look for the Lord ; my soul doth wait for him ; in his word is my trust. 6 My soulfleeth unto the Lord before the morning watch, I say, before the morning watch. 7 O Israel, trust in the Lord; for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption. 8 And he shall redeem Israel from all his sins. Psalm crxxi. Domine, mon est.

- ORD, I am not high mind

ed; I have no proud looks. 2 I do not exercise myself

in great matters which are too high for me ;

3 But I refrain my soul, and keep it low, like as a child that is weaned from his mother : yea, my soul is even as a weaned child.

4 O Israel, trust in the Lord, from this time forth for overmore.

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ORD, remember David; and all his trouble. 2 How he sware unto the Lord, and vowed a vow unto the Almighty God of Jacob ; 3 I will not come within the tabernacle of mine house, not climb up into my bed; 4 I will not suffer mine eyes to sleep, nor mine eye-lids to slumber; neither the temples of my head to take any rest; 5 Until I find out a place for the temple of the Lord ; an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob. 6 Lo, we heard c.f the same at Ephrata, and found it in the wood. 7 We will go into his tabernacle, and fall low on our knees before his footstool. 8 Arise, O Lord, into thy resting-place ; thou, and the ark of thy strength. 9 Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness ; and let thy saints sing with joyfulness. 10 For thy servant David's sake, turn not away the presence of thine Anointed. 11 The Lord hath made a faithful oath unto David, and he shall not shrink from it; 12 Of the fruit of thy body shall I set upon thy seat. 13 If thy children will keep my covenant, and my testimonies that I shall learn them ; their children also shall sit upon thy seat for evermore.

14 For the Lord hath chosen Sion to be an habitation for himself: he hath longed for her. 15 This shall be my rest for ever : here will I dwell, for I have a delight therein. 16 I will bless her victuals with increase, and will satisfy her poor with bread. 17 I will deck her priests with health, and her saints shall rejoice and sing. 18 There shall I make the horn of David to flourish : I have ordained a lantern for mine Anointed. 19 As for his enemies, I shall clothe them with shame; but upon himself shall his crown flourish.

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PRAISE the Lord, laud ye the Name of the Lord; praise it, O ye servants of the Lord. 2 Ye that stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God. 3 O praise the Lord; for the Lord is gracious : O sing praises unto his Name ; for it is lovely. 4 For why : the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his own possession. 5 For I know that the Lord is great, and that our Lord is above all gods. 6. Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven and in earth ; in the sea, and in all deep places. 7. He bringeth forth the clouds from the ends of the world, and sendeth forth lightnings with the rain, bringing the winds out of his treasures. 8. He smote the first-born of Egypt, both of man and beast. 9 He hath sent tokens and wonders into the midst of thee, O thou land of Egypt; upon Pharaoh, and all his servants. . 10 He smote divers nations, and slew mighty kings ;11 Sehon, king of the Amo

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