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with their lips, and dissemble in abominable in their doings; there is their double heart.

none that doeth good, no not one. 3 The LORD shall root out all 3 The LORD looked down from deceitful lips, and the tongue that heaven upon the children of men, to speaketh proud things:

see if there were any that would un4 Which have said, With our derstand, and seek after God: tongue will we prevail; we are they 4 But they are all gone out of the that ought to speak : who is Lord way, they are altogether become over us?

abominable ; there is none that doeth * 5 Now, for the comfortless trou-good, no not one. bles' sake of the needy, and because 5 Their throat is an open sepul. of the deep sighing of the poor, chre; with their tongues have they

6 I will up, saith the LORD, and deceived: the poison of asps is under will help every one from him that their lips. swelleth against him, and will set 6 Their mouth is full of cursing him at rest.

land bitterness; their feet are swift to 7 The words of the LORD are pure shed blood. words, even as the silver which from 7 Destruction and unhappiness is the earth is tried, and purified seven in their ways, and the way of peace times in the fire.

have they not known; there is no 8 Thou shalt keep them, O LORD; fear of God before their eyes. thou shalt preserve him from this. 8 Have they no knowledge, that generation for ever.

they are all such workers of mischief, 9 The ungodly walk on every eating up my people as it were bread, side: when they are exalted, the and call not upon the LORD? children of men are put to rebuke. 9 There were they brought in PSALM 13. Usque quo, Domine? Ifor God is in the generation of the

Igreat fear, even where no fear was; HOW long wilt thou forget me, Orighteous. LORD; for ever? how long wilt thou 10 As for you, ye have made a hide thy face from me ?

mock at the counsel of the poor ; be 2 How long shall I seek counsel cause he putteth his trust in the in my soul, and be so vexed in my LORD. heart? How long shall mine enemies | 11 Who shall give salvation unto triumph over me?

Israel out of Sion { When the LORD 3 Consider, and hear me, O LORD turneth the captivity of his people, my God; lighten mine eyes, that I then shall Jacob rejoice, and Israel sleep not in death;

shall be glad. 4 Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him: for if I be cast down, they that trouble me will re

THE THIRD DAY. joice at it.

MORNING PRAYER. 5 But my trust is in thy mercy, Psalm 15. Domine, quis habitabit? and my heart is joyful in thy salva- | tion.

LORD, who shall dwell in thy 6 I will sing of the LORD, because tabernacle? or who shall rest upon he hath dealt so lovingly with me; thy holy hill ? yea, I will praise the name of the 2 Even he that leadeth an uncor.

rupt life, and doeth the thing which PSALM 14. Dixit insipiens.

is right, and speaketh the truth from

his heart: There is no God. ool hath said in his heart, 3 He that hath used no deceit in his

tongue, nor done evil to his neighbor, ? They are corrupt, and become and hath not slandered his neighbor:


LORD most Highest.

4 He that setteth not by himself, I 2 Let my sentence como forth from but is lowly in his own eyes, and thy presence, and let, thine eyes look maketh much of them that fear the upon the thing that is equal. LORD:

13 Thou hast proved and visited 5 He that sweareth unto his mine heart in the night season : thou neighbor, and disappointeth him not, hast tried me, and shalt find no though it were to his own hindrance : wickedness in me; for I am utterly

his money Ipurposed that my mouth shall not upon usury, nor taken reward against offend. the innocent :

14 Because of men's works that are 7 Whoso doeth these things, shall done against the words of thy lips, I never fall.

have kept me from the ways of the PSALM 16. Conserva me, Domine. destroyer. PRESERVE me, O GOD; for in

150 hold thou up my goings in thee have I put my trust.

""thy paths, that my footsteps slip not. · 2 O my soul, thou hast said untos

6 I have called upon thee, O GOD, the LORD, Thou art my God; my |

for thou shalt hear me: incline thine goods are nothing unto thee.

wyear to me, and hearken unto my 3 All my delight is upon the saints

w words. that are in the earth, and upon such lbi

7 Show thy marvellous loving

la upon such kindness, thou that art the Saviour as excel in virtue.

of them which put their trust in thee, 4 But they that run after anoth

" from such as resist thy right hand. god shall have great trouble. 5 Their drink-offerings of blood |

18 Keep me as the apple of an eye, will I not offer, neither make mention);

hide, me under the shadow of thy of their names within my lips.

wings, 6 The LORD himself is the portion),

19 From the ungodly, that trouble of mine inheritance, and of my cup; labout, to take away my soul

me; mine enemies compass me round thou shalt maintain my lot. 7 The lot is fallen unto me in all

1 10 They are inclosed in their own fair ground; yea, I have a goodly things

| fat, and their mouth speaketh proud heritage.

" things. 8 I will thank the LORD for giving

11 They lie waiting in our way

Son every side, turning their eyes me warning; my reins also chasten dow me in the night season.

en down to the ground. 9 I have set God always before,

12 Like as a lion that is greedy of me; for he is on my right hand, l:

d his prey, and as it were a lion's therefore I shall not fall.

md, whelp lurking in secret places. 10 Wherefore my heart was glad,

13 Up, LORD, disappoint him, and and my glory rejoiced ; my flesh also

cast him down; deliver my soul shall rest in

from the ungodly, which is a sword 11 For why thou shalt not leave of

of thine: my soul in hell ; neither shalt thonl. 14 From the men of thy hand, O suffer thy holy One to see corruption,

LORD, from the men I say, and from 12 Thou shalt show me the path

the evil world; which have their

this life, whose bellies or lite : in thy presence is the folness portion in of joy, and at thy right hand there."

thou fillest with thy hid treasure.

| 15 is pleasure for evermore.

They have children at their

desire, and leave the res. _f their Psalm 17. Exaudi, Domine. substance for their babes.

HEAR the right, O LORD, con. 16 But as for me, I will behold sider my complaint, and hearken thy presence in righteousness; and unto my prayer, that goeth not out of when I awake up after thy likeness, feigned lips.

11 shall be satisfied with it

EVENING PRAYER. fround world were discovered at thy Psalm 18. Diligam te, Domine. the breath of thy displeasure.

chiding, O LORD, at the blasting of I WILL love thee, O LORD, myl. 16 He shall send down from on strength. The LORD is my stony high to fetch me, and shall take me rock, and my defence, my Saviour, out of many waters. my God, and my might, in whom i 17 He shall deliver me from my will trust; my buckler, the horn also strongest enemy, and from them of my salvation, and my refuge. which hate me; for they are too

2 I will call upon the LORD, which mighty for me. is worthy to be praised; so shall I 18 They prevented me in the day be safe from mine enemies. . of my trouble; but the LORD was my

3 The sorrows of death compassed upholder. me, and the overflowings of ungodli. 19 He brought me forth also into ness made me afraid.

Ja place of liberty; he brought me 4 The pains of hell came about forth, even because he had a favor me; the snares of death overtook me. unto me.

5 In my trouble I will call upon 20 The LORD shall reward me

e LORD, and complain unto my after my righteous dealing, according GOD.

to the Cleanness of my hands shall 6 So shall he hear my voice out of he reonmpense me. his holy temple, and my complaint 21 Because I have kept the ways shall come before him; it shall enter of the LORD, and have not forsaken even into his ears.

my God, as the wicked doth. 7 The earth trembled and quaked, 22 For I have an eye unto all his the very foundations also of the hills laws, and will not cast out his com. shook, and were removed, because mandments from me. . he was wroth.

23 I was also uncorrupt before 8 There went a smoke out in his him, and eschewed mine own wickpresence, and a consuming fire out of edness. his mouth, so that coals were kindled 24 Therefore shall the LORD re. at it.

' ward me after my righteous dealing, 9 He bowed the heavens also, and and according unto the cleanness of came down, and it was dark under my hands in his eye-sight. his feet.

I 25 With the holy chou shalt be 10 He rode upon the Cherubim, holy, and with a perfect man thou and did fly; he cance flying upon the shalt be perfect. wings of the wind.

| 26 With the clean thou shalt be 11 He made darkness a secret clean, and with the froward thou place, his pavilion round about him shalt learn frowardness. with dark water, and thick clouds to 27 Por thou shalt save the people cover bim.

that are in adversity, and shalt bring 12 At the brightness of his pre-down the high looks of the proud. sence his clouds removed; hailstones 28 Thou also shalt light my canand coals of fire.

dle; the Lord my God shall make 13 The LORD also thundered out my darkness to be light. of heaven, and the Highest gave his 29 Por in thee I shall discomfit a thunder; hailstones and coals of host of men, and with the help of my

God I shall leap over the wall." 14 He sent out his arrows, and 30 The way of God is an undescattered them; he cast forth light- filed way; the word of the LORD nings, and destroyed them. also is tried in the fire : he is the

15 The springs of waters were defender of all them that put their seen, and the foundations of the trust in him.


31 For who is God, but the 49 It is he that delivereth me from LORD? or who hath any strength, my cruel enemies, and setteth me up except our God?

above mine adversaries: thou shalt 32 It is God that girdeth me with rid me from the wicked man. strength of war, and maketh my way 50 For this cause will I give perfect.

thanks unto thee, O LORD, among 33 He maketh my feet like harts' the Gentiles, and sing praises unto feet, and setteth me up on high. thy name.

34 He teacheth mine hands to 51 Great prosperity giveth he fight, and mine arms shall break unto his king, and showeth loving even a bow of steel.

kindness unto David, his anointed, 35 Thou hast given me the defence and unto his seed for evermore. of thy salvation; thy right hand also shall hold me up, and thy loving correction shall make me great.

THE FOURTH DAY. 36 Thou shalt make room enough MORNING PRAYER. under me for to go, that my footsteps

Psalm 19. Coli enarrant, shall not slide.

37 I will follow upon mine ene- THE heavens declare the glory of mies, and overtake them; neither God; and the firmament showeth will I turn again till I have destroyed his handy work. them.

2 One day telleth another; and 38 I will smite them, that they one night certifieth another. shall not be able to stand, but fall 3 There is neither speech nor lan. under my feet.

guage; but their voices are heard 39 Thou hast girded me with among them. strength unto the battle; thou shalt 4 Their sound is gone out into all throw down mine enemies under me. lands; and their words into the ends

40 Thou hast made mine enemies of the world. also to turn their backs upon me, and 5 In them hath he set a tabernacle I shall destroy them that hate me for the sun ; which cometh forth as

41 They shall cry, but there shall a bridegroom out of his chamber, and be none to help them; yea, even unto rejoiceth as a giant to run his course. the LORD shall they cry, but he shall 6 It goeth forth from the uttermost not hear them.

part of the heaven, and runneth about 42 I will beat them as small asunto the end of it again; and there is the dust before the wind : I will cast nothing hid from the heat thereof. them ont as the clay in the streets. The law of the LORD is an un

43 Thou shalt deliver me from the defiled law, converting the strivings of the people, and thou shalt testimony of the LORD is sure, and make me the bead of the heathen giveth wisdom unto the simple.

44 A people whom I have not 8 The statutes of the LORD are known shall serve me.

right, and rejoice the heart; the com45 As soon as they hear of me, mandment of the LORD is pure, and they shall obey me; but the strange giveth light unto the eyes. children shall dissemble with me. 9 The fear of the LORD is clean,

46 The strange children shall fail, and endureth for ever; the judgments and be afraid out of their prisons. of the LORD are true, and righteous

47 The LORD liveth ; and blessed altogether. be my strong helper, and praised bel 1) More to be desired are they the God of my salvation:

than gold, yea, than much fine gold; 48 Even the God that seeth that sweeter also than honey, and the I be avenged, and subdueth the peo- honey.comb. ple unto me.

| 11 Moreover, by them is thy serv

as he world.

the clay in the streets.hel defiled law, conve

ant taught; and in keeping of them set a crown of pure gold upon his there is great reward.

head. 12 Who can tell how oft he offend. 4 He asked life of thee, and thou" eth? O cleanse thou me from my gavest him a long life, even for ever secret faults.

and ever. 13 Keep thy servant also from 5 His honor is great in thy salva. presumptuous sins, lest they get the tion; glory and great worship shalt dominion over me; so shall I be thou lay upon him. undefiled, and innocent from the 6 For thou shalt give him ever. great offence.

lasting felicity, and make him glad 14 Let the words of my mouth, with the joy of thy countenance. and the meditation of my heart, be 7 And why? because the King alway acceptable in thy sight, putteth his trist in the LORD; and

15 O LORD, my strength, and my in the mercy of the most Highest, he Redeemer.

shall not miscarry. . PSALM 20. Eraudiat te Dominus. l 8 All thine enemies shall feel thy THE LORD hear thee in the day :

hand; thy right hand shall find out of trouble; the name of the God of|

them that hate thee. Jacob defend thee:

"I Thou shalt make them like a 2 Send thee help from the sanctu |

fiery oyen in time of thy wrath : the ary, and strengthen thee out of Sion:

Lokd shall destroy them in his dis. 3 Remember all thy offerings, and

pleasure, and the fire shall consume

them. acoept thy burnt-sacrifice: 4 Grant thee thy heart's desire,

| 10 Their fruit shalt thou root out

re, of the earth, and their seed from and fulfil all thy mind. 5 We will rejoice in thy salvation,

ion among the children of men. and triumph in the name of the LORD).

| 11 For they intended mischief our Gop: the LORD perform all thy against thee, and imagined such a de

ny vice as they are not able to perform; petitions. 6 Now know I that the LORDI.

12 Therefore shalt thou put them helpeth his anointed, and will hear

to fight, and the strings of thy bow him from his holy heaven, even with

shalt thou make ready against the

face of them. the wholesome strength of his right |

13 Be thou exalted, LORD, in thinę. hand. 7 Some put their trust in chariots,

Jown strength; so will we sing and and some in horses; but we will re.'

praise thy power. member the name of the LORD our EVENING PRAYER. GOD.

Psalm 22. Deus, Deus meus!" 8 They are brought down and fallen : but we are risen and stand

MY GOD, my God, look upon me! upright.

why bast thou forsaken me, and art, 9 °Save, LORDy; and hear us, O

so far froin my health, and from the. King of heaven, when we call upon

words of my complaint ? thee.

2 O my God, 'I cry in the day. PSALM 21. Domine, in virtute tua. night-season also I take no rest.

time, but thou bearest not: and in the THE King shall rejoice in thy 3 And thou continuest holy, O strength, O LORD; exceeding glad thou worship of Israel. shall he be of thy salvation.

4 Our fathers hoped in thee; they , ? Thou hast given himn his heart's trusted in thee, and thou didst deliver

d hast not denied him the them. request of his lip

5 They called upon thee, and were 3 For thou shalt prevent him with holpen ; they put their trust in thee, the blessings of goodness, and shalt land were not confounded.

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