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4 Incline 'mine heart untolin my trouble; for thy word thy testimonies, and not to hath quickened me. covetousness.

3 The proud have had me 50 turn away mine eyes, exceedingly in derision; yet lest they behold vanity; and have I not shrinked from thy quicken thou me in thy way. law.

6 O stablish thy word in thy 4 For I remembered thine servant, that I may fear thee. everlasting judgments, O LORD,

7 Take away the rebuke that and received comfort. I am afraid of; for thy judg- 5 I am horribly afraid, for ments are good.

the ungodly that forsake thy 8 Behold, my delight is in law. thy commandments; O quicken 6 Thy statutes have been me in thy righteousness. my songs, in the house of my

pilgrimage. Et veniat super me.

7 I have thought upon thy LET thy loving mercy come name, O LORD, in the nightalso unto me, O LORD, even thy season, and have kept thy salvation, according unto thy law. word.

| 8 This I had, because I kept 2 So shall I make answer thy commandments. unto my blasphemers ; for my

L . Portio mea, Domine. trust is in thy word.

3 O take not the word of thy THOU art my portion... 0 truth utterly out of my mouth; LORD; I have promised to keep for my hope is in thy judg-thy law. ments.

2 I made my humble petition 4 So shall I alway keep thy in thy presence with my whole law : yea, for ever and ever.. heart; O be merciful unto me,

5 And I will walk at liberty ; | according to thy word. ? for I seek thy commandments. 3 I called mine own ways to

6 I will speak of thy testi- remembrance, and turned my monies also, even before kings, feet unto thy testimonies. vi and will not be ashamed. i 4. I made haste, and pro

7 And my delight shall be in longed not the time, to keep thy commandments, which I thy commandments. have loved.

5 The congregations of the 8 My hands also will I liftungodly have robbed me; but up unto thy commandments, I have not forgotten thy law. ; which I have loved ; and my 6 At midnight I will rise to study shall be in thy statutes. give thanks unto thee; because

of thy righteous judgments. Memor esto servi tui.'.

7 I am a companion of all O THINK upon thy servant, them that fear thee, and keep as concerning thy word, where-thy commandments. in thou hast caused me to put 8 The earth, O LORD, is full my trust.

of thy mercy : 0 teach me thy 2 The same is my comfort! statutes ! .

Bonitatem fecisti. ed, for they go wickedly about O LORD, thou hast dealt to destroy me; but I will be graciously with thy servant, occupied in thy commandments. according unto thy word. 1 7 Let such as fear thee, and

2 O learn me true under- have known thy testimonies, be standing and knowledge ; for I turned unto me. have believed thy command-/ 80 let my heart be sound in ments.

thy statutes, that I be not 3 Before I was troubled, I ashamed. went wrong ; but now have I .

Defecit anima mecha kept thy word.

4 Thou art good and gra- MY soul hath longed for thy cious : 0 teach me thy statutes ! salvation, and I have a good

5 The proud have imagined hope because of thy word. a lie against me ; but I will 2 Mine eyes long sore for keep thy commandments with thy word; saying, O when wilt my whole heart.

thou comfort me? 6 Their heart is as fat as 3 For I am become like a brawn; but my delight hath bottle in the smoke; yet do I been in thy law. 'n IT o not forget thy statutes.

7 It is good for me that I 4 How many are the days of have been in trouble ; that I thy servant ? when wilt thou may learn thy statutes.

be avenged of them that perse8 The law of thy mouth is cute me? dearer unto me than thousands 5 The proud have digged of gold and silver.

i pits for me, which are not after


6 All thy commandments are Manus tuæ fecerunt me.

true: they persecute me falsely; THY hands have made me, o be thou my help. and fashioned me: O give me 7 They had almost made an understanding, that I may learn end of me upon earth; but I thy commandments.

forsook not thy commandments. 2 They that fear thee will be 80 quicken me after thy glad when they see me; because loving kindness ; and so shall I I have put my trust in thy keep the testimonies of thy word.

mouth. 3 I know, O LORD, that thy iudgments are right, and that! In æternum, Domine, thou of very faithfulness hast O LORD, thy word endureth caused me to be troubled. for ever in heaven.

4 0 let thy merciful kindness 2 Thy truth also remaineth be my comfort, according to from one generation to another; thy word unto thy servant. thou hast laid the foundation

5 O let thy loving mercies of the earth, and it abideth. come unto me, that I may live; 3 They continue this day for thy law is my delight. according to thine ordinance ;

6 Let the proud be confound for all things serve thee.

4 If my delight had not been 2 I have sworn, and am in thy law, I should have steadfastly purposed, to keep perished in my trouble. thy righteous judgments.

5 I will never forget thy 3 I am troubled above meacommandments; for with them sure: quicken me, O LORD, thou hast quickened me.

according to thy word. 6 I am thine: O save me, 4 Let the free-will offerings for I have sought thy command- of my mouth please thee, o ments.

LORD; and teach me thy judg. 7 The ungodly laid wait for ments. me, to destroy me; but I will 5 My soul is alway in my consider thy testimonies. hand ; yet do I not forget thy

8 I see that all things come law. to an end; but thy command-i 6 The ungodly have laid a ment is exceeding broad. snare for me; but yet I swerved Quomodo dilexi !

not from thy commandments.

7 Thy testimonies have I LORD, what love have Il

ave claimed as mine heritage for unto thy law ! all the day long ever ; and why ? they are the is my study in it.

very joy of my heart. 2 Thou, through thy com- g I have applied my heart to mandments, hast made me fulfil thy statutes alway, even wiser than mine enemies ; for unto the end. they are ever with me. 3 I have more understanding

Iniquos odio habui. than my teachers ; for thy testi- I HATE them that imagine monies are my study.

evil things; but thy law do I 4 I am wiser than the aged; Jove because I keep thy command: 2 Thou art my defence and ments. I have refrained my feet word.

e shield; and my trust is in thy from every evil way, that I may 3 Away from me, ye wicked; keep thy word.

. I will keep the commandments 6 I have not shrunk from thy of my God. judgments; for thou teachest 4 O stablish me according to me.

thy word, that I may live ; and tony O how sweet are thy words let me not be disappointed of unto my throat; yea, sweeter |my hope! than honey unto my mouth! 5 Hold thou me up, and I

8 Through thy command I shall be safe ; yea, my delight ments I get understanding : I shall be ever in thy statutes. therefore I hate all evil ways. 6 Thou hast trodden down

all them that depart from thy THE TWENTY-SIXTH DAY.

statutes; for they imagine but MORNING PRAYER.

deceit. Lucerna pedibus meis.

7 Thou puttest away all the THY word is a lantern unto my ungodly of the earth like dross; feet, and a light unto my paths. I therefore I love thy testimonies.

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