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misery, use it for a well ; and the ther: righteousness and peace have pools are filled with water.

kissed each other. 7 They will go from strength to 11 Truth shall flourish out of the strength, and unto the God of gods earth, and righteousness hath looked appeareth every one of them in Sion, down from heaven.

8 O LORD God of hosts, hear my 12 Yea, the LORD shall show lovprayer; hearken, O God of Jacob: ing kindness; and our land shall give

9 Behold, O God, our defender, her increase. and look upon the face of thiné 13 Righteousness shall go before anointed.

hirn; and he shall direct his going in 10 For one day in thy courts is the way. better than a thousand.

11 I had rather be a door-keeper in THE EV TEENTH DAY. the house of my God, than to dwell

MORNING PRAYER. in the tents of ungodliness. 12 For the LORD God is a light

PSALM 86. Inclina, Domine. and defence; the LORD will give BOW down thine ear, O LORD, grace and worship; and no good and hear me; for I am poor, and in thing shall he withhold from them misery. that live a godly life.

2 Preserve thou my soul; for I 13 O LORD God of hosts, blessed am holy: my God, save thy servant is the man that putteth his trust in that putteth his trust in thee. thee.

3 Be merciful unto me, O LORD; PSALM 85. Benedixisti, Domine.

for I will call daily upon thee.

4 Comfort the soul of thy servant; LORD, thou art become gracious for unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up unto thy land; thou hast turned away my soul. the captivity of Jacob.

For thou, LORD, art good and 2. Thou hast forgiven the offence gracious, and of great mercy unto all of thy people, and covered all their them that call upon thee. sins.

6 Give ear, LORD, unto my pray. 3 Thou hast taken away all thy dis- er, and ponder the voice of my hum. pleasure, and turned thyself from thy ble desires. wrathful indignation.

7 In the time of my trouble I will 4 Turn us then, () God our Sav. call upon thee ; for thou hearest me. iour, and let thine anger cease from 8 Among the gods there is none

like unto thee, O LORD ;. there is not 5 Wilt thou be displeased at us for one that can do as thou doest. ever? and wilt thou stretch out thy 9 All nations whom thou hast wrath from one generation to another? made, shall come and worship thee,

6 Wilt thou not turn again, and O LORD; and shall glorify thy name. quicken us, that thy people may re. 10 For thou art great, and doest joice in thee?

wondrous things : thou art God 7 Show us thy mercy, O LORD, alone and grant us thy salvation.

11 Teach me thy way, O LORD, 8 will hearken what the LORD and I will walk in thy truth: O knit God will say concerning me; for he my heart unto thee, that I may fear shall speak peace unto his people, thy name. and to his saints, that they turn not 12 I will thank thee, O LORD my again.

God, with all my heart; and will '9 For his salvation is nigh them praise thy name for ever more. that fear him; that glory may dwell 13 For great is thy mercy toward in our land.

me; and thou hast delivered my soul 10 Mercy and truth are met toge from the nethermost hell.


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14 O God, the proud are risen them that are wounded, and lie in against me; and the congregations of the grave, who are out of remcm. naughty men have sought after my brance, and are cut away from thy soul, and have not set thee before hand.

5 Thou hast laid me in the lowest 15 But thou, O LORD God, art pit

, in a place of darkness, and in the full of compassion and mercy, long: deep. suffering, plenteous in goodness and 6 Thine indignation lieth hard truth.

upon me, and thou hast vexed me 16 O turn thee then unto me, and with all thy storms. have mercy upon me; give thy 7 Thou hast put away mine acstrength unto thy servant, and help quaintance far from me, and made the son of thine handmaid.

ine to be abhorred of them. 17 Show some token upon me for 8 I am so fast in prison, that I good ; that they who hate me may cannot get forth. see it, and be ashamed, because thou, 9 My sight faileth for very trouble; Lorbi, hast holpen me, and com- LORD, I have called daily upon thee, forted me.

I have stretched forth my hands unto

thee. PSALM 97. Fundamenta ejus.

10 Dost thou show wonders among HER foundations are upon the the dead? or shall the dead rise up holy hills: the LORD loveth the gates again and praise thee? of Sion more than all the dwellings 11 Shall thy loving kindness be of Jacob.

showed in the grave? or thy faith. 2 Very excellent things are spoken fulness in destruction ? of thee, thou city of God.

12 Shall thy wondrous works be 3 I will think upon Rahab ard known in the dark ? and thy rightBabylon, with them ihat know me. eousness in the land where all things 4 Behold


the Philistines also, are forgotten? and they of Tyre, with the Morians; 13 Unto thee have I cried, O lo, there was he born.

LORD; and early shall iny prayer 5 And of Sion it shall be reported, come before thee. that he was born in her; and the 14 LORD, why abhorrest thou my Most High shall stablish her. soul, and hidest thou thy face from

6 The LORD shall rehearse it, me? when he writeth up the people, that 15 I am in misery, and like unto he was born there.

him that is at the point to die; even 7 The singers also and trumpet- from my youth up, thy terrors have ers shall he rehearse: All my fresh I suffered with a troubled mind. springs shall be in thee.

16 Thy wrathful displeasure goeth PSALM 88. Domine, Deus

over me, and the fear of thee hath

undone me. O LORD, GOD of my salvation, I 17 They came round about mo have cried day and night before theo: daily like water, and compassed me O let my prayer enter into thy pre together on every side. sence; incline thine ear unto my 18 My lovers and friends hast thou calling;

put away from me, and hid mine 2 For my soul is full of trouble, acquaintance out of my sight. and my life draweth nigh unto hell. 3 I am counted as one of them


go down into the pit, and I have been even as a man that hath no

PSALM 89. Misericordias Domini. strength.

MY song shall be alway of the 4 Free among the dead, like unto I loving kindness of the LORD; with my mouth will I ever be showing thy strength, and in thy loving kindness truth, from one generation to another. thou shalt lift up our horns :

2 For I have said, Mercy shall be 19 For the LORD is our defence; set up for ever, thy truth shalt thou the holy One of Israel is our King. stablish in the heavens.

20 Thou spakest sometime in 3 I have made a covenant with visions unto thy saints, and saidst, I my chosen ; I have sworn unto Da. have laid help upon one that is vid my servant.

mighty, I have exalted one chosen 4 Thy seed will I stablish for ever, out of the people. and set up thy throne from one gene. 21 I have found David my serv. ration to another.

ant; with my holy oil have l'anoint5 O LORD, the very beavens shall ed him. praise thy wondrous works; and thy 22 My hand shall hold him fast, truth in the congregation of the saints. and my arm shall strengthen him.

6 For who is he among the clouds, 23 The enemy shall not be able to that shall be compared unto the do him violence; the son of wickedLORD?

ness shall not hurt him. 7 And what is he among the gods, 24 I will smite down his foes be. that shall be like unto the LORD? fore his face, and plague them that

8 God is very greatly to be feared hate him. in the council of the saints, and to be 25 My truth also and my mercy had in reverence of all them that are shall be with him; and in my name round about him.

shall his horn be exalted. 9 O LORD God of hosts, who is 26 I will set his dominion also in like unto thee? thy truth, most mighty the sea, and his right hand in the LORD, is on every side.

floods. 10 Thou rulest the raging of the 27 He shall call me, Thou art my sea; thou stillest the waves thereof Father, my God, and my strong salwhen thy arise.

vation. 11 Thou hast subdued Egypt, and 28 And I will make him my firstdestroyed it; thou hast scattered born, higher than the kings of the thine enemies abroad with thy earth. mighty arm.

29 My mercy will I keep for him 12 T'he heavens are thine, the earth for evermore, and my covenant shall also is thine; thou hast laid the stand fast with him. foundation of the round world, and 30 His seed also will I make to all that therein is.

endure for ever, and his throne as the 13 Thou hast made the north and days of heaven. the south ; Tabor and Hermon shall 31 But if his children forsake my rejoice in thy name.

law, and walk not in my judgments; 14 Thou hast a mighty arm; 32 If they break my statutes, and strong is thy hand, and high is thy keep not my commandments; I will right hand.

visit their offences with the rod, and 15 Righteousness and equity are their sin with scourges. the habitation of thy seat; mercy and 33 Nevertheless, my loving kind. truth shall go before thy face. ness will I not utterly take from him,

16 Blessed is the people, O LORD, nor suffer my truth to fail. that can rejoice in thee; they shall 34 My covenant will I not break, walk in the light of thy counte. nor alter the thing that is gone out

of my lips: I have sworn once by my 17 Their delight shall be daily in holiness, that I will not fail David. thy naine; and in thy righteousness 35 His seed shall endure for ever, shall they make their boast. and his seat is like as the sun before

18 For thou art the glory of their me.


36 He shall stand fast for ever. 2 Before the mountains were more as the moon, and as the faithful brought forth, or ever the earth and witness in heaven.

the world were made, thou art God 37 But thou hast abhorred and from everlasting, and world without forsaken thine anointed, and art dis- end. pleased at him.

3 Thou turnest man to destruction; 38 Thou hast broken the covenant again thou sayest, Come again, ye of thy servant, and cast his crown children of men. to the ground.

4 For a thousand years in thy 39 Thou hast overthrown all his sight are but as yesterday; seeing hedges, and broken down his strong that is past as a watch in the night. holds.

5 As soon as thou scatterest them, 40 All they that go by spoil him, they are even as a sleep, and fade and he has become a reproach to his away suddenly like the grass. neighbors.

6'In the morning it is green, and 41 Thou hast set up the right. groweth up; but in the evening it is hand of his enemies, and made all cut down, dried up, and withered. his adversaries to rejoice.

7 For we consume away in thy 42 Thou hast taken away the edge displeasure, and are afraid at thy of his sword, and givest him not wrathful indignation. victory in the battle.

8 Thou hast set our misdeeds 43 Thou hast put out his glory, and before thee, and our secret sins in the cast his throne down to the ground. light of thy countenance.

44 The days of his youth last thoa 9 For when thou art angry, all our shortened, and covered him with days are gone ; we bring our years dishonor.

to an end, as it were a tale that is 45 LORD, how long wilt thou hide tord. thyself? for ever ? and shall thy 10 The days of our age are threewrath burn like fire?

score years and ten; and though 46 O remember how short my men be so strong that they come to time is; wherefore hast thou made fourscore years, yet is their strength all men for naught?

then but labor and sorrow; so soon 47 What man is lie that liveth, passeth it away, and we are gone. and shall not see death ? and shall he 11 But who regardeth the power deliver his soul from the hand of hell ? of thy wrath? for even thereafter as

48 LORD, where are thy old lov. a man feareth, so is thy displea. ing kindnesses, which thou swarest sure. unto David in thy truth ?

12 So teach us to number our days, 49 Remember, LORD, the rebuke that we may apply our hearts unto that thy servants have, and how I do wisdom. bear in my bosom the rebukes of 13 Turn thee again, O LORD, at many people;

the last, and be gracious unto thy 50 Wherewith thine enemies have servants. blasphemed thee, and slandered the 14 0 satisfy us with thy mercy, footsteps of thine anointed. Praised and that soon: so shall we rejoice be the LORD for evermore. Amen and be glad all the days of our life. and Amen.

15 Comfort us again now after the time that thou hast plagued us ;

and THE EIGHTEENTH DAY. for the years wherein we have suf.

fered adversity. MORNING PRAYER,

16 Show thy servants thy work, PSALM 90. Domine, refugium. and their children thy glory

LORD, thou hast been our refuge, 17 And the glorious inajesty of the from one generation to another. LORD Our God be upon us : prosper thou the work of our hands upon us;| PSALM 92. Bonum est confiteri. prosper thou our handy work.

IT is a good thing to give thanks PSALM 91. Qui habitat.

unto the LORD, and to sing praises

unto thy name, O Most Highest ; WHOSO dwelleth under the de.

2 To tell of thy loving kindness fence of the Most High, shall abide early in the morning, and of thy truth under the shadow of the Almighty. in the night-season ; 2 I will say unto the LORD, Thon

3 Upon an instrument of ten art my hope, and my strong hold; strings, and upon the lute; upon a my God, in him will' I trust.

loud instrument,


the harp : 3 For he shall deliver thee from

4 For thou, Lord, hast made me the snare of the hunter, and from the glad through thy works ; and I will noisome pestilence.

rejoice in giving praise for the ope4 He shall defend thee under his rations of thy hands. wings, and thou shalt be safe under 5 O LORD, how glorious are thy his feathers; his faithfulness and works; thy thoughts are very deep. truth shall be thy shield and buckler. 6 An unwise man doth not well

5 Thou shalt not be afraid for any consider this, and a fool doth not terror by night, nor for the arrow understand it. that flieth by day;

7 When the ungodly are green as 6 For the pestilence that walketh the grass, and when all the workers in darkness, nor for the sickness that of wickedness do flourish, then shall destroyeth in the noon-day.

they be destroyed for ever ; but thou, 7 A thousand shall fall beside thee, Lord, art the Most Highest for ever. and ten thousand at thy riglit hand; more. but it shall not come nigh thee. 8 For lo, thine enemies, O LURD,

8 Yea, with thine eyes shalt thou lo, thine enemies shall perish; and behold, and see the reward of the all the workers of wickedness shall ungodly.

be destroyed. ġ For thou, LORD, art my hope ; 9 But mine horn shall be exalted thou hast set thine house of defence like the horn of a unicorn; for I

am anointed with fresh oil. 10 There shall no evil happen unto

10 Mine eye also shall see his lust thee, neither shall any plague come of mine enemies, and mine ear shall nigh thy dwelling:

hear his desire of the wicked that il For he shall give his angels arise up against me. charge over thee, to keep thee in all

11 The righteous shall flourish thy ways.

like a palm-tree, and shall spread 12 They shall bear thee in their abroad like a cedar in Libanus. hands, that thou hurt not thy foot

12 Such as are planted in the against a stone.

house of the LORD, shall flourish 13 Thou shalt go upon the lion and in the courts of the house of our adder : the young lion and the dra. God. gon shalt thou tread under thy feet.

13 They also shall bring forth 14 Because he hath set his love more fruit in their age, and shall be upon me, therefore will I deliver him; fat and well liking; I will set him up, because he hath

14 That they may show how true known my name.

the LORD my strength is, and that 15 He shall call upon me, and I there is no unrighteousness in him. will hear him; yea, am with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and

PSALM 93. Dominus regnavit. bring him to honor.

16 With long life will I satisfy THE Lord is king, and hath put him, and show him my salvation. on glorious apparel; the LORD hath

very high.

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