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cut down; and they shall pe- 11 I am the Lord thy God, rish at the rebuke of thy coun- who brought thee out of the tenance.
land of Egypt: open thy mouth 17 Let thy hand be upon the wide, and I shall fill it. man of thy right hand, and upon 12 But my people would not the son of man, whom thou hear my voice; and Israel would madest so strong for thine own not obey me: self.
13 So I gave them up unto 18 And so will not we go their own hearts' lusts, and let back from thee: O let us live, them follow their own imaginaand we shall call upon thy tions.
14 O that my people would 19 Turn us again, O Lord have hearkened unto me; for if God of hosts; show the light of Israel had walked in my ways, thy countenance, and we shall 15 I should soon have put be whole.
down their enemies, and turned Psalm lxxxi. Exultate Deo. my hand against their adversa
ries. SING ING we merrily unto God, 16 The haters of the Lord our strength; make a cheer- should have been found liars;
a ful noise unto the God of Jacob. but their time should have en
2 Take the psalm, bring dured for ever. hither the tabret, the merry 17 He should have fed them harp, with the lute.
also with the finest wheat-flour; 3 Blow up the trumpet in the and with honey out of the stony new moon, even in the time ap- rock should I have satisfied pointed, and upon our solemn thee. feast day.
EVENING PRAYER. 4 For this was made a statute for Israel, and a law of the Psalm lxxxii. Deus stetit. God of Jacob.
gation of princes; he is a for a testimony, when he came Judge among gods.
a out of the land of Egypt, and 2 How long will ye give had heard a strange language. wrong judgment, and accept the
6 I eased his shoulder from persons of the ungodly? the burden, and his hands were 3 Defend the poor and fatherdelivered from making the pots. less; see that such as are in
7 Thou calledst upon me in need and necessity have right. troubles, and I delivered thee, 4 Deliver the out-cast and and heard thee what time as the poor; save them from the hand storm fell upon thee.
of the ungodly. 8 I proved thee also at the 5 They will not be learned, waters of strife.
nor understand, but walk on 9 Hear, O my people, and I still in darkness: all the founwill assure thee, O Israel, if dations of the earth are out of thou wilt hearken unto me.
10 There shall no strange god 6 I have said, Ye are gods, be in thee, neither shalt thou and ye are the children of the worship any other god.
5 This he ordained in Joseph GOD standeth in the congre
5For they have cast their o dwellings, thou Lord of
7 But ye shall die like men, 13 O my God, make them and fall like one of the princes like unto a wheel, and as the
8 Arise, O God, and judge stubble before the wind. thou the earth; for thou shalt 14 Like as the fire that burntake all heathen to thine inheri- eth up the wood, and as the tance.
flame that consumeth the mounPsalm lxxxiii. Deus, quis tains. similis?
15 Persecute them even so OLD not thy tongue, O with thy tempest, and make
God, keep not still silence: them afraid with thy storm. refrain not thyself, O God; 16 Make their faces asham
2 For lo, thine enemies make ed, O Lord, that they may seek a murmuring; and they that thy name. hate thee have lift up their 17 Let them be confounded head.
and vexed ever more and more; 3 They have imagined craf. let them be put to shame, and tily against thy people, and taken perish, counsel against thy secret ones. 18 And they shall know that
4 They have said, Come, thou, whose name is Jehovah, and let us root them out, that art only the Most Highest over they be no more a people, and all the earth, that the name of Israel may be
Psalm lxxxiv. Quam dilecta! no more in remembrance. 5
How amiable are thy heads together with one consent, and are confederate against hosts!
2 My soul hath a desire and 6 The tabernacles of the longing to enter into the courts Edomites, and the Ishmaelites; of the Lord; my heart and my the Moabites, and Hagarenes; flesh rejoice in the living God.
7 Gebal, and Ammon, and 3 Yea, the sparrow hath found Amalek; the Philistines, with her an house, and the swallow a. them that dwell at Tyre. nest, where she may lay her
8 Assur also is joined with young; even thy altars, O Lord them, and have holpen the chil. of hosts, my King and my dren of Lot.
God. 9 But do thou to them as un. 4 Blessed are they that dwell to the Midianites; unto Sisera, in thy house; they will be al. and unto Jabin at the brook of way praising thee. Kison;
5 Blessed is the man whose 10 Who perished at Endor, strength is in thee; in whose and became as the dung of the heart are thy ways. earth.
6 Who, going through the 11 Make them and their vale of misery, use it for a well; princes like Oreb and Zeb; and the pools are filled with yer, make all their princes like water. as Zeba and Silmana;
7 They will go from strength 12 Who say, Let us take to to strength, and unto the God ourselves the houses of God in of gods appeareth every one of possession.
them in Sion,
; 8 O Lord God of hosts, hear me; for he shall speak peace my prayer; hearken, O God of unto his people, and to his saints, Jacob :
that they turn not again. 9 Behold, O God, our de- 9 For his salvation is nigh fender, and look upon the face them that fear him; that glory of thine Anointed.
may dwell in our land. 10 For one day in thy courts 10 Mercy and truth are met is better than a thousand. together; righteousness and
11 I had rather be a door- peace have kissed each other. keeper in the house of my God, 11 Truth shail flourish out than to dwell in the tents of un- of the earth, and righteousness godliness.
hath looked down from heaven. 12 For the Lord God is a 12 Yea, the Lord shall show light and defence; the Lord loving kindness, and our land will give grace and worship; shall give her increase. and no good thing shall he with- 13 Righteousness shall go hold from them that live a godly before him, and he shall direct life.
his going in the way. 13 O Lord God of hosts, blessed is the man that putteth The seventeenth Day. his trust in thee.
MORNING PRAYER. *Psalm lxxxv. Benediäisti, Psalm lxxxvi. Inclina, Domine. Domine.
DOW down thine ear, O ORD, thou art become gra- Lord, and hear me; for I am
cious unto thy land; thou poor, and in misery. hast turned away the captivity 2 Preserve thou my soul; of Jacob.
for I am holy: my God, save 2 Thou hast forgiven the of. thy servant that putteth his trust fence of thy people,
and covered in thee. all their sins.
3 Be merciful unto me,
0 3 Thou hast taken away all Lord; for I will call daily upon thy displeasure, and turned thy- thee. self from thy wrathful indigna- 4 Comfort the soul of thy tion.
servant; for unto thee, O Lord, 4 Turn us then, O God our do I lift up my soul. Saviour, and let thine anger 5 For thou, Lord, art good cease from us.
and gracious, and of great mer5 Wilt thou be displeased at cy unto all them that call upon us forever? and wilt thou stretch thee. out thy wrath from one genera- 6 Give ear, Lord, unto my tion to another?
prayer, and ponder the voice of 6 Wilt thou not turn again, my humble desires. and quicken us, that thy people 7 In the time of my trouble may rejoice in thee?
I will call upon thee; for thou 7 Show us thy mercy, O hearest me. Lord, and grant us thy salva- 8 Among the gods there is tion.
none like unto thee, O Lord; 8 I will hearken what the there is not one that can do as Lord God will say concerning thou doest,
9 All nations, whom thou and Babylon, with them that hast made, shall come and wor. know me. ship thee, O Lord; and shall 4 Behold ye the Philistines glorify thy name.
also, and they of Tyre, with the 10 For thou art great, and Morians; lo there was he born. doest wondrous things thou 5 And of Sion it shall be art God alone.
reported, that he was born in 11 Teach me thy way, O her; and the Most High shald Lord, and I will walk in thy stablish her. truth: O knit my heart unto 6 The Lord shall rehearse it, thee, that I may fear thy name, when he writeth up the people,
12 I will thank thee, O Lord that he was born there. my God, with all my heart; 7 The singers also and trumand will praise thy name for peters shall he rehearse: All evermore.
my fresh springs shall be in 13 For great is thy mercy thee. toward me; and thou hast de- Psalm lxxxviii. Domine, Deus. livered my soul from the nethermost hell.
Lord, God of my salva14 O God, the proud are tion, I have cried day and risen against me; and the con- night before thee: O let my gregations of naughty men have prayer enter into thy presence; sought after my soul, and have incline thine ear unto my callnot set thee before their eyes.
15 But thou, O Lord God, 2 For my soul is full of trouart full of compassion and mer- ble, and my life draweth nigh cy, long-suffering, plenteous in unto hell. goodness and truth.
3 I am counted as one of 16 O turn thee then unto me, them that go down into the pit, and have mercy upon me; give and I have been even as a man thy strength unto thy servant, that hath no strength. and help the son of thine hand 4 Free among the dead, like maid.
unto them that are wounded, 19 Show some token upon and lie in the grave, who are me for good; that they who out of remembrance, and are hate me may see it, and be cut away from thy hand. ashamed, because thou, Lord, 5 Thou hast laid me in the hast holpen me, and comforted lowest pit; in a place of dark
ness, and in the deep. Psalm lxxxvii. Fundamenta
6 Thine indignation lieth ejus.
hard upon me, and thou hast
vexed me with all thy storms. HER
ER foundations are upon 7 Thou hast put away mine
the holy hills: the Lord acquaintance far from me, and loveth the gates of Sion more made me to be abhorred of than all the dwellings of Jacob. them.
. 2 Very excellent things are 8 I am so fast in prison that spoken of thee, thou city of I cannot get forth. God.
9 My sight faileth for very 3 I will think upon Rahab trouble; Lord, I have called
daily upon thee, I have stretch. with my chosen ; I have sworn ed forth my hands unto thee. unto David my servant.
10 Dost thou show wonders 4 Thy seed will I stablish among the dead? or shall the for ever; and set up thy throne dead rise up again and praise from one generation to another. thee?
5 O Lord, the very hea11 Shall thy loving-kindness vens shall praise thy wondrous be showed in the grave? or thy works; and thy truth in the faithfulness in destruction ? congregation of the saints.
12 Shall thy wondrous works 6 For who is he among the be known in the dark ? and thy clouds, that shall be compared righteousness in the land where unto the Lord ? all things are forgotten?
7 And what is he among the 13 Unto thee have I cried, gods, that shall be like unto the O Lord; and early shall my Lord ? prayer come before thee.
8 God is very greatly to be 14 Lord, why abhorrest thou feared in the council of the my soul, and hidest thou thy saints, and to be had in reve. face from me ?
rence of all them that are round 15 I am in misery, and like about him. unto him that is at the point to 9 O Lord God of hosts, who die; even from my youth up, is like unto thee? thy truth, thy terrors have I suffered with most mighty Lord, is on every a troubled mind.
side. 16 Thy wrathful displeasure 10 Thou rulest the raging of goeth over me, and the fear of the sea ; thou stillest the waves thee hath undone me.
thereof when they arise. 17 They came round about 11 Thou hast subdued Egypt, me daily like water, and com- and destroyed it; thou hast passed me together on every scattered thine enemies abroad side.
with thy mighty arm. 18 My lovers and friends 12 The heavens are thine, hast thou put away from me, the earth also is thine; thou and hid mine acquaintance out hast laid the foundation of the of my sight.
round world, and all that there.
EVENING PRAYER. 13 Thou hast made the north Psalm lxxxix. Misericordias
and the south; Tabor and Her. Domini.
mon shall rejoice in thy name,
14 Thou hast a mighty arm; My song shall be alway, of strong is thy hand, and high is
the loving-the thy Lord; with my mouth will I 15 Righteousness and equity ever be showing thy truth, from are the habitation of thy seat; one generation to another. mercy and truth shall go before
2 For I have said, Mercy thy face shall be set up for ever, thy 16 Blessed is the people, O truth shalt thou stablish in the Lord, that can rejoice in thee; heavens.
they shall walk in the light of 3 I have made a covenant thy countenance.