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and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass.
7 Praise the Lord from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:
8 Fire and hail; snow and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:
9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars :
10 Beasts, and all cattle; things, and flying fowl.
II Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth:
12 Both young men and maidens; old men and children:
13 Let them praise the name of the Lord for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.
14 He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the Lord.
the Lord. Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.
2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
3 Let them praise his name in the dance; let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
4 For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people; he will beautify the meek with salvation.
5 Let the saints be joyful in glory; let them sing aloud upon their beds.
6 Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand;
7 To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;
8 To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;
9 To execute upon them the judgment written this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the Lord.
ye the Lord. Praise God in
his sanctuary; praise him in the firmament of his power,
2 Praise him for his mighty acts; praise him according to his excellent greatness.
3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet; praise him with the psaltery and harp.
4 Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals ; praise him upon the high sounding cym
6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord,
THE FORM FOR THE
BURIAL OF THE DEAD.
¶ The Minister shall begin with the following words. AM the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. And whosoever liveth and believeth in m shall never die. S. John 11, 25, 26.
KNOW that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. And though after my skin worms destroy this body; yet in my flesh shall I see God: whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another. Job. 19. 25, 26, 27,
E brought nothing into this world, and it is certain that we can carry nothing out. The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away: blessed be the Name of the Lord. 1 Tim. 6. 7. Job. 1. 21.
Then shall be read one or both of the Psalms following.
SAID, I will take heed to my ways:
I held my tongue, and spake nothing: I kept silence, yea, even from good words; but it was pain and grief to me.
My heart was hot within me, and while
Lord, let me know my end, and the number of my days: that I may be certified how long I have to live.
Behold, thou hast made my days as it were a span long; and mine age is even as nothing in respect of thee, and verily every man living is altogether vanity.
For man walketh in a vain shadow, and disquieteth himself in vain; he heapeth up richies, and cannot tell who shall gather them.
And now, Lord, what is my hope; truly my hope is even in thee.
Deliver me from all mine offences: and make me not a rebuke unto the foolish.
I became dumb, and opened not my mouth for it was thy doing.
Take thy plague away from me: I am even consumed by means of thy heavy hand.
When thou with rebukes dost chasten man for sin, thou makest his beauty to consume away, like as it were a moth fretting a garment: every man therefore is but vanity.
Hear my prayer, O Lord, and with thine cars consider my calling: hold not thy peace at my tears.