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,

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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 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.

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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:
that I offend not in my tongue.
I will keep my mouth as it were with a
ridle; while the ungodly is in my sight.

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
I was thus musing, the fire kindled
I spake with my tongue.

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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.

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