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THE SIXTH DAY. i without ceasing : O my God,

I will give thanks unto thee MORNING PRAYER.

for ever. Psalm 30. Exaltabo te, Domine. I WILL magnify thee, o

| Psalm 31. In te, Domine, speravi. LORD; for thou hast set me IN thee, O LORD, have I put up, and not made my foes to my trust; let me never be put triumph over me.

to confusion; deliver me in thy 2 0 LORD, my God, I cried righteousness. unto thee; and thou hast healed 2 Bow down thine ear to me;

make haste to deliver me. 3 Thou, LORD, hast brought 3 And be thou my strong my soul out of hell : thou hast rock, and house of defence, that kept my life from them that go thoạ mayest save me; down to the pit.

4 For thou art my strong 4 Sing praises unto the LORD, rock, and my castle : be thou 0 ye saints of his; and give also my guide, and lead me for thanks unto him, for a remem-thy name's sake. brance of his holiness. 15 Drąw me out of the net

5 For his wrath endureth but that they have laid privily for the twinkling of an eye, and in me; for thou art my strength. his pleasure is life; heaviness 6 Into thy hands I commend may endure for a night, but joy my spirit ; for thou hast recometh in the morning.

deemed me, O LORD, thou God 6 And in my prosperity I of truth. said, I shall never be removed; 7 I have hated them that thou, LORD, of thy goodness, hold of superstitious vanities, hast made my hill so strong. and my trust hath been in the

7 Thou didst turn thy face LORD. from me, and I was troubled. 8 I will be glad, and rejoice

8 Then cried I unto thee, Olin thy mercy; for thou hast LORD; and gat me to my LORD considered my trouble, and hast right humbly.

known my soul in adversities. 9 What profit is there in my 9 Thou hast not shut me up blood, when I go down to the into the hand of the enemy, pit?

| but hast set my feet in a large 10 Shall the dust give thanks room. unto thee? or shall it declare 10 Have mercy upon me, O thy truth?

LORD, for I am in trouble, and 11 Hear, O LORD, and have mine eye is consumed for very mercy upon me; LORD, be thou heaviness; yea, my soul and my helper.

my body. 12 Thou hast turned my 11 For my life is waxen old heaviness into joy ; thou hast with heaviness, and my years put off my sackcloth, and girded with mourning. me with gladness :

I 12 My strength faileth me, 13 Therefore shall every because of mine iniquity, and good man sing of thy praise my bones are consumed,

13 I became a reproof among! 23 Thanks be to the LORD; all mine enemies, but especially for he hath showed me maramong my neighbours ; and vellous great kindness in a they of mine acquaintance were strong city. afraid of me; and they that 24 And when I made haste, I did see me without, conveyed said, I am cast out of the sight themselves from me.

of thine eyes. 14 I am clean forgotten as 25 Nevertheless, thou hearda dead man out of mind; I am est the voice of my prayer, become like a broken vessel. when I cried unto thee.

15 For I have heard the 26 O love the LORD, all ye blasphemy of the multitude, his saints; for the LORD preand fear is on every side, while serveth them that are faithful, they conspire together against and plenteously rewardeth the me, and take their counsel to proud doer. take away my life.

27 Be strong, and he shall 16 But my hope hath been establish your heart, all ye that in thee, O LORD; I have said, put your trust in the LORD, Thou art my God. 17 My time is in thy hand ;

EVENING PRAYER. deliver me from the hand of

Psalm 32. Beati, quorum. mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.

BLESSED is he whose 18 Show thy servant the unrighteousness is forgiven, light of thy countenance, and and whose sin is covered. save me for thy mercies' sake. 2 Blessed is the man unto

19 Let me not be confounded, whom the LORD imputeth no O LORD, for I have called upon sin, and in whose spirit there is thee; let the ungodly be put to no guile. confusion, and be put to silence 3 For whilst I held my in the grave.

| tongue, my bones consumed 20 Let the lying lips be put away through my daily comto silence, which cruelly, dis- plaining. dainfully, and despitefully speak 4 For thy hand is heavy against the righteous.

upon me day and night, and my 21 O how plentiful is thy moisture is like the drought in goodness, which thou hast laid summer. up for them that fear thee, and 5 I will acknowledge my sin that thou hast prepared for unto thee; and mine unrightthem that put their trust in eousness have I not hid. thee, even before the sons of 6 I said, I will confess my men.

sins unto the Lord; and so thou 22 Thou shalt hide them forgavest the wickedness of my privily by thine own presence sin. from the provoking of all men: For this shall every one thou shalt keep them secretly that is godly make his prayer in thy tabernacle from the strife unto thee, in a time when thou of tongues.

I mayest be found; but in the


great water floods they shall upon an heap ; and layeth not come nigh him.

up the deep, as in a treasure8 Thou art a place to hide house, me in; thou shalt preserve 8 Let all the earth fear the me from trouble; thou shalt LORD: stand in awe of him, all compass me about with songs ye that dwell in the world; of deliverance.

9 For he spake, and it was 9 I will inform thee, and done ; he commanded, and it teach thee in the way wherein stood fast. thou shalt go; and I will guide 10 The LORD bringeth the thee with mine eye.

counsel of the heathen to 10 Be ye not like to horse naught, and maketh the devices and mule, which have no under- of the people to be of none standing; whose mouths must effect, and casteth out the be held with bit and bridle, lest counsels of princes, they fall upon thee,

| 11 The counsel of the LORD 11 Great plagues remain for shall endure for ever, and the the ungodly; but whoso putteth thoughts of his heart from his trust in the LORD, mercy generation to generation, embraceth him on every side. 12 Blessed are the people

12 Be glad, O ye righteous, whose God is the LORD JEHOand rejoice in the LORD; and vĄH ; and blessed are the folk be joyful, all ye that are true of that he hath chosen to him, to heart.

be his inheritance.

13 The LORD looked down Psalm 33. Exultate, justi.

| from heaven, and beheld all REJOICE in the LORD, O ye the children of men; from the righteous ; for it becometh well habitation of his dwelling, he the just to be thankful.

considereth all them that dwell 2 Praise the LORD with harp; on the earth. sing praises unto him with the 14 He fashioneth all the lute, and instrument of ten hearts of them, and understandstrings.

Seth all their works. 3 Sing unto the LORD a new 15 There is no king that can song ; sing praises lustily unto be saved by the multitude of an him with a good courage; host; neither is any mighty man

4 For the word of the LORD delivered by much strength. is true, and alị hủs works are 16 A horse is counted but a faithful.

vain thing to save a man ; 5 He loveth righteousness neither shall he deliver any and judgment; the earth is full man by his great strength. of the goodness of the LORD.) 17 Behold, the eye of the

6 By the word of the LORD LORD is upon them that fear were the heavens made, and all him, and upon them that put the hosts of them by the breath their trust in his mercy; of his mouth.

| 18 To deliver their soul from He gathereth the waters death, and to feed them in the of the sea together, as it were time of dearth.

19 Our soul hath patiently! 13 Keep thy tongue from tarried for the LORD; for he is evil, and thy lips, that they our help and our shield. speak no guile.

20 For our heart shall rejoice 14 Eschew evil, and do good; in him; because we have hoped seek peace, and ensue it. in his holy name.

15 The eyes of the LORD are 21 Let thy merciful kindness, over the righteous, and his ears O LORD, be upon us, like as we are open unto their prayers. do put our trust in thee. | 16 The countenance of the

LORD is against them that do Psalm 34. Benedicam Domino.

evil, to root out the remem. I WILL alway give thanks brance of them from the earth. unto the LORD ; his praise shall 17 The righteous cry, and the ever be in my mouth.

Lord heareth them, and deliver2 My soul shall make her eth them out of all their troubles. boast in the LORD; the humble 18 The LORD is nigh unto shall hear thereof, and be glad. them that are of a contrite

3 O praise the LORD with heart, and will save such as be me; and let us magnify his name of an humble spirit. together.

19 Great are the troubles of 4 I sought the LORD, and he the righteous; but the LORD heard me; yea, he delivered me delivereth him out of all. out of all my fear.

20 He keepeth all his bones, 5 They had an eye unto him, so that not one of them is and were lightened ; and their broken. faces were not ashamed.

21 But misfortune shall slay 6 Lo, the poor crieth, and the ungodly; and they that hate the LORD heareth him; yea, and the righteous shall be desolate. saveth him out of all his troubles. 22 The LORD delivereth the

7 The angel of the LORD souls of his servants; and all tarrieth round about them that they that put their trust in him fear him, and delivereth them. shall not be destitute.

8 O taste, and see, how gracious the Lord is : blessed is

THE SEVENTH DAY, the man that trusteth in him. I 9 O fear the LORD, ye that

MORNING PRAYER. are his saints; for they that fear

Psalm 35. Judica me, Domine. him lack nothing.

PLEAD thou my cause, o 10 The lions do lack, and LORD, with them that strive suffer hunger ; but they who with me, and fight thou against seek the LORD shall want no them that fight against me. manner of thing that is good. 2 Lay hand upon the shield

11 Come, ye children, and and buckler, and stand up to hearken unto me; I will teach help me. you the fear of the LORD. 3 Bring forth the spear, and

12 What man is he that lust- stop the way against them that Leth to live, and would fain see persecute me : say unto my good days?

| soul, I am thy salvation.

4 Let them be confounded, | 15 But în mine adversity and put to shame, that seek they rejoiced, and gathered after my soul ; let them be themselves together; yea, the turned back, and brought to very abjects came together confusion, that imagine mis against me unawares, making chief for me.

mouths at me, and ceased not. 5 Let them be as the dust 16 With the flatterers were before the wind, and the angel busy mockers, who gnashed of the LORD scattering them. upon me with their teeth,

6 Let their way be dark and 17 LORD, how long wilt thou slippery, and let the angel of look upon this ? O deliver my the LORD persecute them. soul from the calamities which

7 For they have privily laid they bring on me, and my their net to destroy me without darling from the lions. a cause; yea, even without a 18 So will I give thee thanks cause have they made a pit for in the great congregation ; I my soul.

will praise thee among much 8 Let a sudden destruction people. come upon him unawares, and 19 0 let not them that are his net that he hath laid privily mine enemies triumph over me catch himself; that he may fall ungodly; neither let them wink into his own mischief.

with their eyes, that hate me 9 And my soul be joyful in without a cause. the LORD; it shall rejoice in 20 And why? their comhis salvation.

muning is not for peace; but 10 All my bones shall say, they imagine deceitful words LORD, who is like unto thee, against them that are quiet in who deliverest the poor from the land. him that is too strong for him ; 21 They gaped upon me with yea, the poor, and him that is their mouths, and said, Fie on in misery, from him that spoileth thee, fie on thee, we saw it with him?

our eyes, 11 False witnesses did rise 22 This thou hast seen, O up : they laid to my charge LORD; hold not thy tongue things that I knew not.

then ; go not far from me, 0 12 They rewarded me evil LORD. for good, to the great discom- 23 Awake and stand up to fort of my soul.

judge my quarrel; avenge thou 13 Nevertheless, when they my cause, my God and my were sick, I put on sackcloth, LORD. and humbled my soul with 24 Judge me, 0 LORD my fasting, and my prayer shall God, according to thy righteous turn into mine own bosom ness, and let them not triumph

14 I behaved myself as oyer me. though it had been my friend 25 Let them not say in their *or my brother; I went heavily, hearts, There, there, so would as one that mourneth for his we have it; neither let them mother.

| say, We have deyoured him,

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