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EVENING PRAYER. sing praises lustily unto him with a

good courage; Psalm 32. Beati, quorum.

4 For the word of the LORD is BLESSED is he whose unright. true, and all his works are faithful. eousness is forgiven, and whose sin 5 He loveth righteousness and is covered.

nent; the earth is full of the 2 Blessed is the man unto whom goodness of the LORD. the LORD imputeth no sin, and in 6 By the word of the LORD were whose spirit there is no guile, the heavens made, and all the hosta

3 For whilst I held my tongue, my of them by the breath of his mouth. bones consumed away through my 7 He gathereth the waters of the daily complaining.

sea together, as it were upon a heap; 4 For thy hand is heavy upon me and layeth up the deep as in a treaday and night, and my moisture is sure-house." like the drought in summer.

8 Let all the earth fear the LORD: 5 I will acknowledge my sin unto stand in awe of him, all ye that thee; and mine unrighteousness have dwell in the world; I not hid.

19 For he spake, and it was done ; 6 1 said, I will confess my sins unto he commanded, and it stood fast. the LORD; and so thou forgavest the 10 The Lord bringeth the counsel wickedness of my sin.

of the heathen to naught, and maketh 7 For this shall every one that is the devices of the people to be of none godly make his prayer unto thee, in effect, and casteth out the counsels of a time when thou mayest be found; princes. but in the great water floods they 11 The counsel of the LORD shall shall not come nigh him.

endure for ever, and the thoughts of 8 Thou art a place to hide me in; his heart from generation to gene thou shalt preserve me from trouble; ration. thou shalt compass me about with 12 Blessed are the people whose songs of deliverance.

God is the LORD JEHOVAH; and 9 I will inform thee, and teach blessed are the folk that he hath thee in the way wherein thou shalt chosen to him, to be his inheritance. go; and I will guide thee with mine 13 The LORD looked down from.

heaven, and beheld all the children 10 Be ye not like to horse and of men; from the habitation of his mule, which have no understanding; dwelling, he considereth all them, whose mouths must be held with bit that dwell on the earth. and bridle, lest they fall upon thee. 14 He fashioneth all the hearts of

11 Great plagues remain for the them, and understandeth all their ungodly; but whoso putteth his trustworks. in the LORD, mercy embraceth him 15 There is no king that can be on every side.

. saved by the multitude of a host *;: 12 Be glad, O ye righteous, and neither is any mighty man delivered rejoice in the LORD; and be joyful, by much strength. all ye that are true of heart. I 16 A horse is counted but a vain Psalm 33. Exultate, justi..

bri' thing to save a mau; neither shall

The deliver any man by his great REJOICE in the LORD, Oye strength. righteous; for it becometh well the 17 Behold, the eye of the LORD is to be thankful.

upon thein that fear him, and upon . 2 Praise the LORD with harp; thein that put their trust in his mercy; sing praises unto him with the lute, 18 To deliver their soul from and instrument of ten strings. death, and to feed them in the time

3 Sing unto the LORD a new song;l of dearth.

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19 Our soul hath patiently tarried | is against them that do evil, to root for the LORD; for he is our help and out the remembrance of them from our shield.

the earth. 20 For our heart shall rejoice in 17 The righteous cry, and the him; because we have hoped in his LORD heareth them, and delivereth holy name..

them out of all their troubles. 21 Let thy merciful kindness, O 18 The LORD is nigh unto them LORD, be opon us, like as we do put that are of a contrite heart, and will our trust in thee.

save such as be of an humble spirit.

19 Great are the troubles of the Psalm 34. Benedicam Domino.

righteous; but the LORD delivereth I WILL alway give thanks unto him out of all. the LORD; his praise shall ever be 20 He keepeth all his bones, so in my mouth.

that not one of them is broken. 2 My soul shall make her boast in 21 But misfortune shall slay the the LORD; the humble shall hear ungodly; and they that hate the thereof, and be glad.

righteous shall be desolate. 3 O praise the LORD with me;/ 22 The LORD delivereth the souls and let us magnify his name together of his servants; and all they that

4 I sought the LORD, and he beard put their trust in him shall not be me; yea, he delivered ine out of all destitute. . my fear,

5 They had an eye unto him, and were lightened ; and their faces were

THE SEVENTH DAY. not ashamed.

MORNING PRAYER. 6 Lo, the poor crieth, and the PSALM 35. Judica me, Domine. LORD heareth him; yea, and saveth him out of all his troubles.

PLEAD thou my cause, O LORD, 7 The angel of the LORD tarrieth with them that strive with me, and round about them that fear him, and fight thou against then that fight delivereth them.

against me. 8 O taste, and see, how gracious 2 Lay hand upon the shield and the Lord is: blessed is the man that buckler, and stand up to help me. trusteth in him.

13 Bring forth the spear, and stop 9 O fear the LORD, ye that are his the way against them that persecute saints; for they that fear him lack me : say unto my soul, I am thy sal nothing.

vation, 10 The lions do lack, and suffer 4 Let them be confounded, and put hunger; but they who seek the to shame, that seek after my soul; LORD shall want no manner of let them be turned back, and brought

to confusion, that imagine mischief * Ii Come, ye children, and heark. for me. en unto me; I will teach you the 5 Let them be as the dust before fear of the LORD.

the wind, and the angel of the LORD 12 What man is he that lusteth to scattering them. live, and would fain see good days? 6 Let their way be dark and slip

13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and pery, and let the angel of the LORD. thy lips, that they speak no guile. persecute them.

14 Eschew evil, and do good; 7 For they have privily laid their seek peace, and ensue it.

net to destroy me without a cause ; 15 The eyes of the LORD are over yea, even without a cause have they the righteous, and his ears are open made a pit for my soul. unto their prayers.

18 Let a sudden destruction come 16 The countenance of the LORD lupon him unawares, and his pet that

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he hath laid privily catch himself;| 23 Awake and stand up to judge that he may fall into his own mis- my quarrel ; avenge thou my cause, chief.

my God and my LORD. 9 And my soul be joyful in the 24 Judge me, O Loro my God, LORD; it shall rejoice in his salvation. according to thy righteousness, and

10 All my bones shall say, LORD, let them not triumph over me. who is like unto thee, who deliverest 25 Let them not say in their the poor from him that is too strong hearts, There, there; sc would we for him; yea, the poor, and him that have it; neither let them say, We is in misery, from him that spoileth have devoured him. him ?

26 Let them be put to confusion 11 False witnesses did rise up: and shame together, that rejoice at they laid to my charge things that I my trouble; let them be clothed with knew not.

rebuke and dishonor, that boast them, 12 They rewarded me evil for selves against me. good, to the great discomfort of my 27 Let them be glad and rejoice,

that favor my righteous des 13 Nevertheless, when they were yea, let them say alway, Blessed be sick, I put on sackcloth, and humbled the LORD, who hath pleasure in the my soul with fasting, and my prayer prosperity of his servant. shall turn into mine own bosom.

28 And as for my tongue, it shall 14 I behaved myself as though it be talking of thy righteousness, and had been my friend or my brother; of thy praise, all the day long. I went heavily, as one that mourneth

Psalm 36. Dirit injustus. for his mother.

15 But in mine adversity they My heart showeth me the wickrejoiced, and gathered themselves edness of the ungodly, that there is together; yea, the very abjects came no fear of God before his eyes. together against me unawares, mak- 2 For he flattereth himself in his ing moutis at me, and ceased not own sight, until his abominable sin

16 With the flatterers were busy be found out. mockers, who gnashed upon me with 3 The words of his mouth are their teeth.

unrighteous and full of deceit: he 17 LORD, how long wilt thou look hath left uff to behave himself wise. upon this ? O deliver my soul from ly, and to do good. the calamities which they bring on 4 He imagineth mischief upon his me, and my darling from the lions. bed, and hath set himself in no good

18 So will I give thee thanks in way; neither doth he abhor any the great congregation; I will praise thing that is evil. thee among much people.

5 Thy meroy, O LORD, reacheth 19 O let not them that are mine unto the heavens, and thy faithfulenemies triumph over me ungodly; ness unto the clouds. neither let them wink with their 6. Thy righteousness standeth like eyes, that hate me without a cause. * the strong mountains: thy judgments

“20 And why? their communing are like the great deep is not for peace; but they imagine 7 Thou, LORD,, shalt save both deceitful words against them that are man and beast: how excellent is thy quiet in the land.

meroy, O God: and the children of 21. They gaped upon me with their men shall put their trust under the mouths, and said, Fie on thee, fie on shadow of thy wings. thee, we saw it with our eyes. 8 They shall be satisfied with the 22 This thou hast seen, 'O LORD; plenteousness of thy house; and thou

y tongue then; go not far shalt give them drink of thy plea. from me, O LORD,

sures, as out of the river.

9 For with thee is the well of life; l. 13 The LORD shall laugh him to and in thy light shall we see light. scorn ; for he hath seen that his day

10 O continue forth thy loving is coming. kindness unto them that know thee, 14 The ungodly have drawn out and thy righteousness unto them that the sword, and have bent their bow, are true of heart.

to cast down the poor and needy, 11 O let not the foot of pride come and to slay such as are of a right against me; and let not the hand of conversation. the ungodly cast me down. . 15 Their sword shall go through

12 There are they fallen, all that their own heart, and their bow shall work wickedness; they are cast be broken. down, and shall not be able to stand. 16 A small thing that the righte

ous hath, is better than great riches EVENING PRAYER.

of the ungodly; Psalm 37. Noli æmulari.

17 For the arms of the ungodly FRET not thyself because of the shall be broken, and the LORD upungodly; neither be thou envious holdeth the righteous. against the evil doers :

18 The LORD knoweth

knoweth the days of 2. For they shall soon be cut down the godly; and their inheritance shall like the grass, and be withered even endure for ever. as the green herb.

19 They shall not be confounded in 3 Put thou thy trust in the LORD, the perilous time; and in the days of and be doing good: dwell in the dearth they shall have enough. land, and verily thou shalt be fed. 20 As for the ungodly, they shall

4 Delight thou in the LORD, and perish, and the enemies of the LORD he shall give thee thy heart's desire. shall consume as the fat of lambs ;

5 Commit thy way unto the LORD, yea, even as the smoke shall they and put thy trust in him, and he shall consume away. bring it to pass.

21 The ungodly borroweth, and 6 He shall make thy righteousness payeth not again; but the righteous as clear as the light; and thy just lis merciful and liberal. dealing as the noon-day.

22 Such as are blessed of God, 7 Hold thee still in the LORD, and shall possess the land ; and they that abide patiently upon him: but grieve are cursed of him, shall be rooted. not thyself at him wliose way doth out. prosper, against the man that doeth 23 The LORD ordereth a good after evil counsels.

man's going, and maketh his way 8 Leave off from wrath, and let acceptable to bimself. go displeasure: fret not thyself, else! 24 Though he fall, he shall not be shalt thou be moved to do evil. cast away ; 'for the LORD upholdeth

9 Wicked doers shall be rooted him with his hand. out; and they that patiently abide 25 I have been young, and now am the LORD, those shall inherit the old, and yet saw I never the rightland.

eous forsaken, nor his seed begging 10 Yet a little while, and the un. their bread. godly shall be clean gone; thou shalt 26 The righteous is ever merciful; look after his place, and he shall be and lendeth ; and his seed is blessed. away.

| 27 Flee from evil, and do the thing 11 But the meek-spirited shall that is good, and dwell for ever. possess the earth, and shall be remore. freshed in the multitude of peace. 28 For the LORD loveth the thing

12 The ongodly seeketh counsel that is right; he forsakcth not his against the just, and gnasheth upon that be godly, but they are preserved him with his teeth.

I for ever.

29 The unrighteous shall be pun. | 3 There is no health in' my flesh, ished: as for the seed of the ungodly, because of thy displeasure; neither it shall be rooted out.

Tis there any rest in my bones, by 30 The righteous shall inherit the reason of my sin : land, and dwell therein for ever. 4 For my wickednesses are gone

31 The mouth of the righteous is over my head, and are like a sore exercised in wisdom, and his tongue burthen, too heavy for me to bear. will be talking of judgment.

5 My wounds stink, and are cor32 The law of his God is in his rupt, through my foolishness. heart, and his goings shall not slide. 6 I am brought into so great

33' The ungodly seeth the right trouble and misery, that I go mourn. eous, and seeketh occasion to slaying all the day long : him.

7 For my loins are filled with a 34 The LORD will not leave him sore disease, and there is no whole in his hand, nor condemn him when part in my body, he is judged.

8 I am feeble and sore smitten; I 35 Hope thou in the LORD, and have roared for the very disquietness keep his way, and he shall promote of my heart thee, that thou shalt possess the land : 9 LORD, thou knowest all, my when the ungodly shall perish, thou desire; and my groaning is not hid shalt see it.

from thee. 36 I myself have seen the ungodly 10 My heart panteth, my strength in great power, and flourishing like hath failed me, and the sight of mine å green bay-tree.

eyes is gone from me. 37 I went by, and lo, he was gone;' 1 My lovers and my neighbors. I sought him, but his place could no. did stand looking upon my trouble, where be found.

and my kinsmen stood afar off. 38 Keep innocency, and take heed! 12 They also that sought after my unto the thing that is right; for that life, laid snares for me; and they that shall bring a man peace at the last went about to do me evil, talked of

39 As for the transgressors, they wickedness, and imagined deceit alk shall perish together; and the end of the day long. . the ungodly is, they shall be rooted 13 Ás for me, I was like a deat out at the last.

man, and heard not; and as one that 40 But the salvation of the right. is dumb, who doth not open his eous cometh of the LORD, who is mouth. also their strength in the tiine of 14 I became even as a man that trouble.

heareth not, and in whose mouth are 41 And the LORD shall stand by no reproofs. them, and save them; he shall de 15 For in tbee, O LORD, have I liver them from the ungodly, and put my trust; thou shalt answer for shall save them, because they put me, O LORD, my God. their trust in him.

16 I have required that they, even

mine enemies, should not triumph THE EIGHTH DAY.

over me; for when my foot slips,

they rejoiced greatly against me. MORNING PRAYER.

17 And I truly am set in the PSALM 38. Domine, ne in furore. P

core Iplague, and my heaviness is ever in

my sight: PUT me not to rebuke, O LORD, '18 For I will confess my wicked. in thine anger; neither chasten meness, and be sorry for my sin. in thy heavy displeasure :

L 19 But mine enemies live, and are 2 For thine arrows stick fast in inighty; and they that hate me se, and thy hand presseth me sore. Iwrongfully are many in number.

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