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I sink not; O let me be delivered 31 I will praise the name of GOD from them that hate me, and out of with a song, and magnify it with the deep waters.

thanksgiving 16 Let not the water-flood drown 32 This also shall please the LORD, me, neither let the deep swallow me better than a bullock that hath horns up; and let not the pit shut her mouth and hoofs. upon me.

33 The humble shall consider this, 17 Hear me, O LORD, for thy and be glad: seek ye after God, and loving kindness is comfortable; turn your soul shall live. thee unto me according to the multi- 34 For the LORD heareth the tude of thy mercies :

poor, and despiseth not his prisoners. 18 And hide not thy face from thy 35 Let heaven and earth praise servant; for I am in trouble : 0 haste him: the sea, and all that moveth thee, and hear me.

therein. 19 Draw righ unto my soul, and 36 For God will save Sion, and save it; O deliver me, because of build the cities of Juda, that men nine enemies. 20 Thou hast known my reproof, | possession.

may dwell there, and have it in my shame, and my dishonor : mine

37 The posterity also of his serv. adversaries are all in thy sight. ants shall inherit it; and they that

21 Thy rebuke hath broken my love his name shall dwell therein. heart; I am full of heaviness : looked for some to have pity on me,

Psalm 70. Deus, in adjutorium. but there was no man, neither found HASTE thee, O GOD, to deliver I any to comfort me.

me; make haste to help me, O LORD. 22 They gave me gall to eat ; and 2 Let them he ashamed and conwhen I was thirsty, they gave me founded, that seek after

my soul;

let vinegar to drink.

them be turned backward and put to 23 Let their table be made a snare confusion, that wish me evil. to take themselves withal ; and let 3 Let them for their reward be the things that should have been for soon brought to shame, that cry over their wealth, be unto them an occa. me, There, there. sion of falling:

4 But let all those that seek thee 24 Let their eyes be blinded, that be joyful and glad in thee: and let they see not; and ever bow thou all such as delight in thy salvation down their backs.

say alway, The LORD be praised. 25 Pour out thine indignation 5 As for me, I am poor and in upon them, and let thy wrathful dis- misery: haste thee unto me, O God. pleasure take hold of them.

6 Thou art my helper, and my Re. 26 Let their habitation be void, deemer: O LORD, make no long and no man to dwell in their tents.

tarrying 27 For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten; and they talk how they may vex them whom thou hast THE FOURTEENTH DAY. wounded.

MORNING PRAYER. 28 Let them fall from one wickedness to another, and not come into PSALM 71. In te, Domine, speradi. thy righteousness.

IN thee, O LORD, have I put my 29 Let them be wiped out of the trust; let me never be put to confu. book of the living, and not be written sion, but rid me, and deliver me in among the righteous.

thy righteousness; incline thine ear 30 As for me, when I am poor and unto me, and save me. in heaviness, thy help, O God, shall 2 Be thou my strong hold, where.

unto I may always resort : thou hast

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promised to help nie, for thou art my very high, and great things are they house of defence, and my castle. that thou hast done : 0 GOD, who is

3 Deliver me, O my God, out of like unto thee ! he hand of the ungodly, out of the 18 O whar great troubles and adnand of the unrighteous and cruel versities hast thou showed me! and

yet didst thou turn and refresh me; 4 For thoa, O LORD GOD, art the yea, and broughtest me from the deep thing that ! long for: thou art my of the earth again. hope, even from my youth.

19 Thou hast brought me to great 5. Through thee have I been hold. honor, and comforted me on every en up ever since I was born: thou side : art he that took me out of my mother's 20 Therefore will I praise thee, womb: my praise shall be always of and thy faithfulness, O God, playwhee.

ing upon an instrument of music: 6 I am become as it were a mon- unto thee will I sing upon the harp, ster unto


my sure trust is O thou holy One of Israel.

21 My lips will be fain when I 70 let my mouth be filled with sing unto thee; and so will my soul, thy praise, that I may sing of thy whom thou hast delivered. glory and honor all the day long. 22 My tongue also shall talk of

8 Cast me not away in the time thy righteousness an the day long; of age; forsake me not when my for they are confounded and brought strength faileth me :

unto shame, that seek to do me evil. 9 For mine enemies speak against

Psalm 72. me; and they that lay wait for my

Deus, judicium. soul take their counsel together, say. GIVE the king thy judgments, O ing, God hath forsaken him; perse. God, and thy righteousness unto the cute him, and take him ; for there is king's son. none to deliver him.

2. Then shall he judge thy people 10 Go not far from me, O GOD; according unto right, and defend the my Gon, haste thee to help me. poor.

11 Let them be confounded and 3 The mountains also shall bring perish, that are against my soul; let peace, and the little hills righteousthem be covered with shaine and dis-hess unto the people. honor, that seek to do me evil. 4 He shall keep the simple folk by 12 As for me,

I will patiently abide their right, defend the children of the alway, and will praise thee more and poor, and punish the wrong doer.

5 They shall fear thee as long as 13 My mouth shall daily speak of the sun and moon endureth, ffom one thy righteousness and salvation ; for generation to another. I know no end thereof.

6 He shall come down like the 14 I will go forth in the strength rain into a fleece of wool, even as of the LORD God, and will make the drops that water the earth. mention of thy righteousness only. 7 In his time shall the righteous

15 Thou, O God, hast taught me flourish; yea, and abụndance of from my youth up until now; there. peace, so long as the moon endureth. fore will I tell of thy wondrous 8 His deminion shall be also from works.

the one sea to the other, and from 16 Forsake me not, O God, in the flood unto the world's end. mine old age, when I am grey-head- 9 They that dwell in the wilder. ed, until I have showed thy strength ness shall kneel before him ; his unto this generation, and ihy power enemies shall lick the dust. to all them that are yet for to come. 10 The kings of Tharsis and of

17 Thy righteousness, O God, is the isles shall give presents ; the


kings of Arabia and Saba shall bring 7 Their eyes swell with fatness, gifts.

and they do even what they lust. 11 All kings shall fall down before 8 They corrupt other, and speak him; all nations shali do hiin service. of wicked blasphemy; their talking

12 For he shall deliver the poor is against the Most High. when he crieth ; the needy also, and 9 For they stretch forth their him that hath no helper.

mouth unto the heaven, and their 13 He shall be favorable to the tongue goeth through the world. simple and needy, and shall preserve 10 Therefore fall the people unto the souls of the poor.

them, and thereout suck they no 14 He shall deliver their souls small advantage. from falsehood and wrong; and dear 11 Tush, say they, how should shall their blood be in his sight. God perceive it? is there knowledge

15 He shall live, and unto him in the Most High? shall be given of the gold of Arabia ; 12 Lo, these are the ungodly : prayer shall be made ever unto him, these prosper in the world; and these and daily shall he be praised. have riches in possession: and I said,

16 There shall be a heap of corn Then have I cleansed my heart in in the earth, high upon the hills; his vain, and washed mine hands in fruit shall shake like Libanus, and innocency. shall be green in the city like grass 13 All the day long have I been pun. tipon the earth.

ished, and chastened every morning; 17 His name shall endure for ever; 14 Yea, and I had almost said his name shall remain under the sun even as they ; but lo, then I should amongst the posterities, which shall have condemned the generation of be blessed through him ; and all the thy children. heathen shall praise him.

15 Then thought I to understand 18 Blessed be the LORD God, even this; but it was too hard for me, the God of Israel, which only doeth

16 Until I went into the sanctuary wondrous things ;

of God: then understood I the end 19 And blessed be the name of his of these men; majesty for ever: And all the earth 17 Namely, how thou dost set them shall be filled with his majesty. in slippery places, and castest them Amen, Amen.

down and destroyest them.

18 O how suddenly do they con. EVENING PRAYER.

sume, perish, and come to a fearful PSALM 73. Quam bonus Israel !

end ! TRULY God is loving unto 19 Yea, even like as a dream Israel ; even unto such as are of a when one awaketh ; so shalt thou clean heart.

make their image to vanislı out of 2 Nevertheless, my feet were al. the city. most gone, my treadings had well 20 Thus my heart was grieved, nigh slipt.

and it went even through my reins. 3 And why? I was grieved at the 21 So foolish was I, and ignorant, wicked : I do also see the ungodly in even as it were a beast before thee. such prosperity.

22 Nevertheless, I am alway by 4 For they are in no peril of death ; thee ; for thou hast holden me by iny but are lusty and strong:

right hand. 5 They come in no misfortune like 23 Thou shalt guide me with thy other folk ; neither are they plagued counsel, and after that receive me like other men.

with glory 6 And this is the cause that they 24 Wlom have I in heaven but are so holden with pride, and oyer. thee? and there is none upon earth whelmed with cruelty.

that I desire in comparison of thee.

25 My flesh and my heart faileth ; hand? why pluckest thou not thy but God is the strength of my heart, right hand out of thy bosom, to conand my portion for ever.

sume the enemy? 26 For lo, they that forsake thee 13 For God is my king of old ; the shall perish; thou hast destroyed all help that is done upon earth, he doeth them that commit fornication against it himself. thee.

14 Thou didst divide the sea 27 But it is good for me to hold through thy power; thou breakest me fast by God, io put my trust in the heads of the dragons in the the LORD God, and to speak of all waters. thy works in the gates of the daughter 15 Thou smotest the heads of levi. of Sion.

athan in pieces, and gavest him to be PSALM 74. Ut quid, Deus ?

meat for the people in the wilderness

16 Thou broughtest out fountains, O GOD, wherefore art thou ab. and waters out of the hard rocks i sent from us so long? why is thy thou driedst up mighty waters. wrath so hot against the sheep of thy 17 The day is thine, and the night pasture ?

is thine ; thou hast prepared the 2 O think upon thy congregation, light and the sun. whom thou hast purchased, and re- 18 Thou hast set all the bordere of deemed of old.

the earth ; thou hast made suinmer 3 Think upon the tribe of thine and winter. inheritance, and mount Sion, wherein 19 Remember this, O Lord, how hou hast dwelt.

the enemy hath rebuked ;' and how 4 Lilt up thy feet, that thou may- the foolish people hath blasphemed est utterly destroy every enemy, thy name. which hath done evil in thy sanc 20 O deliver not the soul of thy ruary

turtle dove unto the multitude of the 5 Thine adversaries roar in the enemies; and forget not the congreinidst of thy congregatior.s, and set gation of the poor for ever. up their banners for tokens.

21 Look upon the covenant; for 6 He that hewed timber afore out all the earth is full of darkness and of the thick trees, was known to cruel habitations. bring it to an excellent work ;

22 O let not the simple go away 7 But now they break down all ashamed; but let the poor and needy he carved work thereof with axes give praise unto thy name. and hainmers.

23 Arise, O God, inaintain thine 8 They have set fire upon thy holy own cause; remember how the fool-. places, and have defiled the dwelling. isli mali blasphemeth thee daily.. place of thy name, even unto the 24 Forget not the voice of thine ground.

enemies: the presumption of them 9 Yea, they said in their hearts, that hate thee increaseth ever more Let us inake havock of them alto and more. gethor: thus have they burnt


all the bouses of God in the land.

THE FIFTEENTH DAY. 10 We see not our tokens; there

MORNING PRAYER. is not one prophet more; no, not one is there arnong us, that understandeth

PSALM 75 Confitebimur tibi. any more.

UNTO thee, O God, do we give il O God, how long shall the ad. thanks; yea, unto thee do we give versary do this dishonor ? how long thanks. shall the enemy blaspheme thy name? 2 Thy name also is so nigh; and for ever?

that do thy wondrous works declare, 12 Why withdrawest thou thy 3 When I receive the congrega.

up your horn.

tion, I shall judge according unto turn to thy praise, and the fierceress right.

of thein shalt thou refrain. The earth is weak, and all the 11 Promise unto the LORD your inhabiters thereof : I bear up the God, and keep it, all ye that are pillars of it.

round abont him; bring presents 5 I said unto the fools, Deal not so unto him that ought to be feared. madly; and to de ungodly, Set not 12 He shall refrain the spirit of

princes, and is wonderful among the 6 Set not up your horn on high, kings of the earth. and speak not with a stiff neck;

7 For promotion cometh neither Psalm 77. Voce mea ad Dominum from the east, nor from the west, nor I WILL cry unto God with my yet from the south.

vcice; even unto GOD will I cry 8 And why? God is the Judge; with my voice, and he shall hearken he putteth down one, and sctteth up unto me. another.

2 In the time of my trouble J 9 For in the hand of the LORD sought the LORD: my sore ran, and there is a cup, and the wine is red; ceased not in the night season; my it is full mixt, and he poureth out of soul refused comfort. the same.

3 When I am in heaviness, I will 10 As for the dregs thereof, all think upon God; when my heart is the ungodly of the earth shall drink vexvd, will complain. them, and suck them out.

4 Thou holdest mine eyes waking: 11 But I will talk of the God of I am so feeble that I cannet speak. Jacob, and praise him for ever. 5 I have considered the days of

12 All the horns of the ungodly old, and the years that are past. also will I break, and the horns of 6 I call to remembrance my song, the righteous shall be exalted. and in the night I commune with Psalm 76.

mine own heart, and search out my Notus in Judea.

spirits. IN Jewry is God known; his 7 Will the LORD absent himself name is great in Israel.

for ever? anci will he be no more 2 At Salem is his tabernacle, and intreated ? his dwelling in Sion.

8 Is his mercy clean gone for 3 There brake he the arrows of ever? and is his promise come utter. the bow, the shield, the sword, and ly to an end for evermore? the battle.

9 Hath God forgotten to be gra. 4 Thou art of more honor and cious ? and will he shut


his loving might than the hills of the rcbbers. kindness in displeasure ?

5 The proud are robbed; they 10 And I said, it is mine own have slept their sleep; and all the infirry; but I will remember the man whose hands were mighty, have years of the right hand of the Most found nothing:

Highest. 6 At thy rebuke, O God of Jacob, il I will remember the works of both the chariot and horse are fallen. the LORD, and call to mind the won.

7 Thou, even thou art to be feared; ders of old time. and who may stand in thy sight, 12 I will think also of althy when thou art angry?

works, and my talking shail be of 8 Thcu didst cause thy judgment thy doings. to be heard from heaven; the earth 13 Thy way, O God, is holy: trembled, and was still,

who is so great a Gov as our God? 9 When God arose to judgment, 14 Tlion art the God that doeth und to help all the meek upon earth. wonders, and hast declared thy power

Jo The fierceness of man shall among the people.

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