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early in the morning, and of thy 2 He hath made the round world truth in the night-season;

so sure, that it cannot be moved. 3. Upon an instrument of ten 3 Ever since the world began, strings, and upon the lute; upon a hath thy seat been prepared; thou loud instrument, and upon the art from everlasting. harp:

4 The floods are risen, O Lord, 4 For thou, Lord, hast made me the floods have lift up their voice, glad through thy works; and I will the floods lift up their waves. rejoice in giving praise for the ope 5 The waves of the sea are mighrations of thy hands.

ty, and rage horribly; but yet the 5 O Lord, how glorious are thy Lord, who dwelleth on high, is works; thy thoughts are very mightier. deep.

6 Thy testimonies, O Lord, are 6 An unwise man doth not well very sure: holiness becometh thine consider this, and a fool doth not house for ever. understand it.

Psalm 94. Deus ultionum.

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geance belongeth, thou God, ers of wickedlness do flourish, then to whom vengeance belongeth, shall they be destroyed for ever ; show thyself. but thou, Lord, art the Most High 2 Arise, thou Judge of the est for everniore.

world, and reward the proud after 8 For lo, thine enemies, O Lord, their deserving. lo, thine enemies shall perish; and 3 Lord, how long shall the unall the workers of wickedness shall godly, how long shall the ungodly be destroyed.

triumph ? 9 But mine horn shall be exalt 4 How long shall all wicked ed like the horn of an unicorn; for doers speak so disdainfully, and I am anointed with fresh oil. make such proud boasting ?

10 Mine eye also shall see his 5 They smite down thy people, lust of mine enemies, and mine ear O Lord, and trouble thine heritage. shall hear his desire of the wicked 6 They murder the widow and that arise up against me.

the stranger, and put the fatherless 11 The righteous shall flourish to death. like a palm-tree, and shall spread 7 And yet they say, Tush, the abroad like a cedar in Libanus. Lord shall not see, neither shall the

12 Such as are planted in the God of Jacob regard it. house of the Lord, shall flourish in 8 Take heed, ye unwise among the courts of the house of our God. the people: O ye fools, when will

13 They also shall bring forth ye understand ? more fruit in their age, and shall 9 He that planted the ear, shall be fat and well liking ;

he not hear? or he that made the 14 That they may show how eye, shall he not see? true the Lord my strength is, and 10 Or he that nurtureth the that there is no unrighteousness heathen, it is he that teacheth man in him.

knowledge; shall not he punish? EVENING PRAYER. 11 The Lord knoweth the Psalm 93. Dominus regnavit. thoughts of man, that they are THE Lord is King, and hath but vain.

put on glorious apparel; the 12 Blessed is the man whom Lord hath put on his apparel, and thou chastenest, O Lord, and girded himself with strength. Iteachest him in thy law;


held me up.

20 Wilt thou have any thing to O SING unto the Lord a new

13 That thou mayest give him 6 0 come, let us worship, and patience in time of adversity, until fall down, and kneel before the the pit be digged up for the un- Lord our Maker: godly.

7 For he is the Lord our God; 14 For the Lord will not fail his and we are the people of his paspeople; neither will he forsake histure, and the sheep of his hand. inheritance:

8 To-day if ye will hear his 15 Until righteousness turn voice, harden not your hearts as again unto judgment: all such as in the provocation, and as in the are true in heart shall follow it. day of temptation in the wilder

16 Who will rise up with me ness; against the wicked ? or who will 9 When your fathers tempted take my part against the evil-doers? me, proved me, and saw my works.

17 If the Lord had not helped 10 Forty years long was I grievme, it had not failed, but my soul ed with this generation, and said, had been put to silence.

It is a people that do err in their 18 But when I said, My foot hearts, for they have not known hath slipped; thy mercy, O Lord, my ways:

11 Únto whom I sware in my 19 In the multitude of the sor- wrath, that they should not enter rows that I had in my heart, thy into my rest. comforts have refreshed my soul. Psalm 96. Cantate Domino. do with the stool of wickedness,

, which imagineth mischief as a law all the whole earth.

21 They gather them together 2 Sing unto the Lord, and praise against the soul of the righteous, his name; be telling of his salvaand condemn the innocent blood. tion from day to day.

22 But the Lord is my refuge, 3 Declare his honour unto the and my God is the strength of my heathen, and his wonders unto all confidence.

people. 23 He shall recompense them 4 For the Lord is great, and their wickedness, and destroy them cannot worthily be praised; he is in their own malice, yea, the Lord more to be feared than all gods. our God shall destroy them. 5 As for all the gods of the hea.

then, they are but idols; but it is The nineteenth Day. the Lord that made the heavens. MORNING PRAYER.

6 Glory and worship are before Psalm 95. Venite, exultemus. him ; power and honour are in his

COME, let us sing unto the sanctuary:

Lord; let us heartily rejoice 7 Ascribe unto the Lord, Oye in the strength of our salvation. kindreds of the people, ascribe un

2 Let us come before his pre- to the Lord worship and power. sence with thanksgiving; and show 8 Ascribe unto the Lord the ourselves glad in him with psalms. honour due unto his name; bring

3 For the Lord is a great God; presents, and come into his courts. and a great King above all gods. 9 0 worship the Lord in the

4 In his hand are all the corners beauty of holiness; let the whole of the earth; and the strength of earth stand in awe of him. the hills is his also.

10 Tell it out among the hea5 The sea is his, and he made it; then, that the Lord is King; and and his hands prepared the dry land. (that it is he who hath made the


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round world so fast that it cannot for the righteous, and joyful gladbe moved; and how that he shall ness for such as are true-hearted. judge the people righteously. 12 Rejoice in the Lord, ye

11 Let the heavens rejoice, and righteous, and give thanks for a let the earth be glad; let the sea remembrance of his holiness. make a noise, and all that therein is. EVENING PRAYER. 12 Let the field be joyful, and all Psalm 98. Cantate Domino.

; of the wood rejoice before the trees O SING unto the Lord a new

song; for he hath done mar13 For he cometh, for he com- vellous things. eth to judge the earth; and with 2 With his own right hand, righteousness to judge the world, and with his holy arm, hath he and the people with his truth. gotten himself the victory.

Psalm 97. Dominus regnavit. 3 The Lord declared his sala
HE Lord is King, the earth vation; his righteousness hath he

may be glad thereof; yea, openly showed in the sight of the the multitude of the isles may be heathen. glad thereof.

4 He hath remembered his mer. 2 Clouds and darkness are cy and truth toward the house of round about him; righteousness Israel, and all the ends of the world and judgment are the habitation have seen the salvation of our God. of his seat.

5 Show yourselves joyful unto 3 There shall go a fire before the Lord, all ye lands; sing, rehim, and burn up his enemies on joice, and give thanks.

6 Praise the Lord upon the 4 His lightnings gave shine harp; sing to the harp with a unto the world; the earth saw it, psalm of thanksgiving. and was afraid.

7 With trumpets also and 5 The hills melted like wax at shawms, O show yourselves joythe presence of the Lord; at the ful before the Lord the King. presence of the Lord of the whole

8 Let the sea make a noise, and earth.

lall that therein is; the round world, 6 The heavens have declared and they that dwell therein. his righteousness, and all the peo 9 Let the floods clap their ple have seen his glory,

hands, and let the hills be joyful 7 Confounded be all they that together before the Lord; for he worship carved images, and that is come to judge the earth. delight in vain gods: worship him, 10 With righteousness shall he all ye gods.

judge the world, and the people 8 Sion heard of it, and rejoiced; with equity. and the daughters of Judah were

Psalm 99. Dominus regnavit. glad, because of thy judgments, O Lord.

HE Lord is King, be the peoTHE

ple never so impatient; he 9 For thou, Lord, art higher sitteth between the Cherubim, be than all that are in the earth; thou the earth never so unquiet. art exalted far above all gods. 2 The Lord is great in Sion,

10 Oye that love the Lord, see and high above all people. that ye hate the thing which is 3 They shall give thanks unto evil: the Lord preserveth the souls thy name, which is great, won: of his saints; he shall deliver them derful, and holy. from the hand of the ungodly, 4 The King's power loveth

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equity; thou hast executed judg. from me; I will not know a wicked ment and righteousness in Jacob. person.

5 O magnify the Lord our God, 6 Whoso privily slandereth his and fall down before his footstool; neighbour, him will I destroy. for he is holy.

7 Whoso hath also a proud look 6 Moses and Aaron among bis and high stomach, I will not suffer priests, and Samuel among such as him. call upon his name: these called 8 Mine eyes look upon such as upon the Lord, and he heard them. are faithful in the land, that they

7 He spake unto them out of may dwell with me. the cloudy pillar; for they kept his 9 Whoso leadeth a godly life, he testimonies, and the law that he shall be my servant.

10 There shall no deceitful per8 Thou heardest them, O Lord son dwell in my house; he that our God; thou forgavest them, Otelleth lies shall not tarry in my God, and punishedst their own in-sight. ventions.

11 I shall soon destroy all the 9 O magnify the Lord our God, ungodly that are in the land; that and worship him upon his holy I may root out ‘all wicked doers hill; for the Lord our God is holy. from the city of the Lord.

Psalm 100. Jubilate Deo. O

BE ye joyful in the Lord, all The twentieth Day.

ye lands; serve the Lord with MORNING PRAYER. gladness, and come before his pre Psalm 102. Domine, exaudi. sence with a song:

TEAR my prayer, O Lord, and 2 Be ye sure that the Lord he let my crying come unto thee. is God; it is he that hath made us, 2 Hide not thy face from me in and not we ourselves; we are his the time of my trouble ; incline people, and the sheep of his pasture. thine ear unto me when I call; O

3 O go your way into his gates hear me, and that right soon: with thanksgiving, and into his 3 For my days are consumed courts with praise; be thankful unto away like smoke, and my bones are him, and speak good of his name; burnt up as it were a fire-brand.

4 For the Lord is gracious; his 4 My heart is smitten down, and mercy is everlasting; and his truth withered like grass; so that I forendureth from generation to gene- get to eat my bread. ration.

5 For the voice of my groaning, Psalm 101. Misericordiam et my bones will scarce cleave to my judicium.

flesh. Y song shall be of mercy and I am become like a pelican in

judgment; unto thee, O the wilderness, and like an owl Lord, will I sing.

that is in the desert. 2 O let me have understanding 7 I have watched, and am even in the way of godliness.

as it were a sparrow, that sitteth 3 When wilt thou come unto alone upon the house-top: me? I will walk in my house with 8 Mine enemies revile me all a perfect heart.

the day long; and they that are 4 I will take no wicked thing in mad upon me, are sworn together hand; I hate the sins of unfaithful- against me. ness; there shall no such cleave 9 For I have eaten ashes as it unto me.

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14 And why ? thy servants thinkPRAISE the Lord, O my

10 And that, because of thine in-| 26 They shall perish, but thou dignation and wrath; for thou hast shalt endure ; they all shall wax taken me up, and cast me down. old as doth a garment.

1:1 My days are gone like a sha 27 And as a vesture shalt thou dow, and I am withered like grass. change them, and they shall be

12 But thou, O Lord, shalt en-changed; but thou art the same, dure for ever, and thy remem- and thy years shall not fail. brançe throughout all generations. 28 The children of thy servants

13 Thou shalt arise, and have shall continue, and their seed shall mercy upon Sion; for it is time stand fast in thy sight. that thou have mercy upon her; Psalm 103. Benedic, anima mea. yea, the time is come.

and all that is within me, upon her stones, and it pitieth them praise his holy name. to see her in the dust.

2 Praise the Lord, O my soul ; 15 The heathen shall fear thy and forget not all his benefits ; name, O Lord; and all the kings 3 Who forgiveth all thy sin, and of the earth thy majesty. healeth all thine infirmities;

16 When the Lord shall build 4 Who saveth thy life from deup Sion, and when his glory shall struction, and crowneth thee with appear;

mercy and loving kindness; 17 When he turneth him unto 5 Who satisfieth thy mouth with the prayer of the poor destitute, good things, making thee young and despiseth not their desire; and lusty as an eagle.

18 This shall be written for 6 The Lord executeth righteousthose that come after, and the peo-ness and judgment, for all them ple which shall be born shall praise that are oppressed with wrong. the Lord.

7 He showed his ways unto 19 For he hath looked down Moses, his works unto the children from his sanctuary; out of the hea- of Israel. ven did the Lord behold the earth. 8 The Lord is full of compas

20 That he might hear the sion and mercy, long-suffering, and mourning of such as are in cap- of great goodness. tivity, and deliver the children ap 9 He will not alway be chiding; pointed unto death;

neither keepeth he his anger forever. 21 That they may declare the 10 He hath not dealt with us name of the Lord in Sion, and his after our sins; nor rewarded us worship at Jerusalem ;

according to our wickednesses. 22 When the people are gather 11 For look how high the heaed together, and the kingdoms also, ven is in comparison of the earth ; to serve the Lord.

so great is his mercy also toward 23 He brought down my them that fear him! strength in my journey, and short 12 Look how wide also the east ened my days.

is from the west ; so far hath he 24 But I said, O my God, take set our sins from us! me not away in the midst of mine 13 Yea, like as a father pitieth age; as for thy years, they endure his own children ; even so is the throughout all

generations. Lord merciful unto them that fear 25 Thou, Lord, in the begin- him. ning hast laid the foundation of the 14 For he knoweth whereof we earth, and the heavens are the are made; he remembereth that work of thy hands.

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