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misery, use it for a well; and the ther: righteousness and peace bave pools are filled with water. . kissed each other.

7 They will go from strength to 11 Truth shall flourish out of the strongth, and unto the God of gods earth, and righteousness hath looked appeareth every one of them in Sion. down from heaven.

8 O LORD God of hosts, hear my! 12 Yea, the LORD shall show lov. prayer; hearken, O God of Jacob: ing kindness; and our land shall give

9 Behold, O God, our defender, her increase. and look upon the face of thine 13 Righteousness shall go before anointed.

him; and he shall direct his going in 10 For one day in thy courts is the way. better than a thousand.

11 I had rather be a door-keeper in. THE SEVENTEENTH DAY. she house of my God, than to dwell

MORNING PRAYER. in the tents of ungodliness. 12 For the LORD God is a light

PSALM 86. Inclina, Domine. and defence; the LORD will give BOW down thine ear, O LORD, grace and worship ; and no good and hear me; for I am poor, and in ching shall he withhold from them misery. that live a godly life.

2 Preserve thou my soul; for I 13 O LORD God of hosts, blessed am holy : my God, save thy servant is the man that putteth his trust in that putteth his trust in thee. thee.

3 Be merciful unto me, O LORD ; PSALM 85. Benedizisti, Domine.

for I will call daily upon thee.

4 Comfort the soul of thy servant ; LORD, thou art become gracious for unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up unto thy land; thou hast turned away my soul. the captivity of Jacob. . . 5 For thou, LORD, art good and

2 Thou hast forgiven the offence gracious, and of great mercy unto all of thy people, and covered all their them that call upon thee. sins.

16 Give ear, LORD, unto my pray. 3 Thou hast taken away all thy dis- er, and ponder the voice of my hum. pleasure, and turned thyself from thy ble desires. wrathful indignation.

7 In the time of my trouble I will 4 Turn us then, O God our upon thee; for thou hearest me. iour, and let thine anger cease from & Among the gods there is none us.

like unto thee, O LORD; there is not 5 Wilt thou be displeased at us for one that can do as tbou doest. ever? and wilt thou stretch out thy 9 All nations whom thou hast wrath from one generation to another ? made, shall come and worship thee,

6. Wilt thou not turn again, and O LORD; and shall glorify thy name. quicken us, that thy people may re- 10 For thou art great, and doest joice in thee?

wondrous things : thou art God 7 Show us thy merey, O LORD, alone. and grant us thy salvation.

11 Teach me thy way, O LORD, 8 1 will hearken what the LORD and I will walk in thy truth: O knit God will say concerning me; for he my heart unto thee, that I may fear shall speak peace unto his people, thy name. and to his saints, that they turn not 12 I will thank thee, O LORD my again.

God, with all my heart; and will 9 For his salvation is nigh them praise thy name for ever more. that fear him; that glory may dwell] 13 For great is thy mercy toward in our land."

me; and thou hast delivered my soul 10 Mercy and truth are met toge- from the nethermost hell.

14 O God, the proud are risen them that are wounded, and lie in against me; and the congregations of the grave, who are out of remem. naughty men have sought after my brance, and are cut away from thy soul, and have not set thee before hand. their eyes.

5 Thou hast laid me in the lowest 15 But thou, O LORD God, art pit, in a place of darkness, and in the full of compassion and mercy, long deep. Buffering, plenteous in goodness and 6 Thine indignation lieth hard truth.

upon me, and thou hast vexed me 16 O turn thee then unto me, and with all thy storms. have mercy upon me; give thy 7 Thou hast put away mine acstrength unto thy servant, and help quaintance far from me, and made the son of thine handmaid.

line to be abhorred of them. 17 Show some token upon me for 8 I am so fast in prison, that I good ; that they who hate me may cannot get forth. see it, and be ashamed, because thou, 9 My sight faileth for very trouble; LORD, hast holpen me, and com- LORD, I have called daily upon thee, forted me.

I have stretched forth my hands unto * Psalm 87. Fundamenta ejus.


. | 10 Dost thou show wonders among HER foundations are upon the the dead ? or shall the dead rise up holy hills: the LORD loveth the gates again and praise thee ? of Sion more than all the dwellings 11 Shall thy loving kindness be of Jacob.

showed in the grave ? or thy faith. 2 Very excellent things are spoken fulness in destruction ? of thee, thou city of God.

12 Shall thy wondrous works be 3 I will think upon Rahab ard known in the dark? and thy rightBabylon, with them that know me. eousness in the land where all things

4 Behold ye the Philistines also, Jare forgotten? and they of Tyre, with the Morians; 13 Unto thee have I cried, O lo, there was he born.

LORD; and early shall iny prayer 5 And of Sion it shall be reported, come before thee. that he was born in her; and the 14 LORD, why abhorrest thou my Most High shall stablish her. soul, and hidest thou thy face from

6 The LORD shall rehearse it, (me ? when he writeth up the people, that 15 I am in misery, and like unto he was born there.

him that is at the point to die; even 7 The singers also and trumpet- from my youth up, thy terrors have ers shall he rehearse: All my fresh I suffered with a troubled mind. springs shall be in thee.

16 Thy wrathful displeasure goeth Psalm 88. Domine. Deste over me, and the fear of thee hath

undone me. O LORD, God of my salvation, 1 17 They came round about me have cried day and night before thee: daily like water, and compassed me O let my prayer enter into thy pre together on every side. sence; incline thine ear unto my 18 My lovers and friends hast thou calling ;

Jput away from me, and hid mine 2 For my soul is full of trouble, Jacquaintance out of my sight. and my life draweth nigh unto hell.

3 I am counted as one of them EVENING PRAYER. that go down into the pit, and I have

PSALM 89. Misericordias Domini. been even as a man that hath no strength.

| MY song shall be alway of the 4 Free among the dead, like unto loving kindness of the LORD; With my month will I ever be showing thy strength, and in thy loving kindness truth, from one generation to another. thou shalt lift up our horns :

2 For I have said, Mercy shall be 19. For the LORD is our defence; set up for ever, thy truth shalt thou the holy One of Israel is our King. stablish in the heavens.

20 Thou spakest sometime in 3 I have made a covenant with visions unto thy saints, and saidst, I my chosen ; I have sworn unto Da. have laid help npon one that is vid my servant.

mighty, I have exalted one chosen 4 Thy seed will I stablish for ever, Jout of the people. and set up thy throne from one gene 21 I have found David my sery. ration to another.

ant; with my holy oil have I anoint. 5 O LORD, the very heavens shall ed him. praise thy wondrous works; and thy 22 My hand shall hold him fast, truth in the congregation of the saints. and my arm shall strengthen him.

6 For who is he among the clouds, 23 The enemy shall not be able to that shall be compared unto the do him violence, the son of wickedLORD?

ness shall not hurt him. 7 And what is he among the gods, 24 I will smite down his foes be. that shall be like unto the LORD? fore his face, and plague them that

8 God is very greatly to be feared hate him. in the council of the saints, and to be 25 My truth also and my mercy had in reverence of all them that are shall be with him; and in my name round about him.

shall his horn be exalte 9 O LORD God of hosts, who is 26 I will set his dominion also in like unto thee? thy truth, most mighty the sea, and his right haud in the LORD, is on every side.

floods. 10 Thou rulest the raging of the 27 He shall call me, Thou art my sea; thou stillest the waves thereof Father, my God, and my strong sal. when thy arise.

vation 11 Thou hast subdued Egypt, and 28 And I will make him my firstdestroyed it; thou hast scattered born, higher than the kings of the thine enemies abroad with thy earth. mighty arm.

| 29 My mercy will I keep for him 12 The heavens are thine, the earth for evermore, and my covenant shall also is thine; thou hast laid the stand fast with him. foundation of the round world, and 30 His seed also will I make to all that therein is.

endure for ever, and his throne as the 13 Thou hast made the north and days of heaven. the south ; Tabor and Hermon shall 31 But if his children forsake my rejoice in thy name.

Ilaw, and walk not in m

nents; 14 Thou hast a mighty arm;. 32 If they break my statutes, and strong is thy hand, and high is thy keep not my commandments; I will right hand.

visit their offences with the rod, and 15 Righteousness and equity are their sin with scourges. the habitation of thy seat; mercy and 33 Nevertheless, my loving kind. truth shall go before thy face. ness will I not utterly take from him,

16 Blessed is the people, O LORD, nor suffer my truth to fail. that can rejoice in thee; they shall 34 My covenant will I not break, walk in the light of thy counte- nor alter the thing that is gone out nance.

of my lips: I have sworn once by my 17 Their delight shall be daily in holiness, that I will not fail David. thy name; and in thy righteousness 35 His seed shall endure for ever, shall they make their boast.

and his seat is like she the sup before 18 For thou art the glory of their me

put on his apparel, and girded him.' 13 That thou mayest give him self with strength.

I patience in time of adversity, until 2 He hath made the round world the pit be digged up for the ungodly. 80 sure, that it cannot be moved. 14 For the LORD will not fail his

3 Ever since the world began, hath penple; neither will he forsake his thy seat been prepared: thou art from inheritance; everlasting.

15 Until righteousness turn again 4 The Hoods are risen, O LORD, unto judgment : all such as are true the floods have lift up their voice; in heart shall follow it. the floods lift up their waves.

16 Who will rise up with me 5 The waves of the sea are mighty, against the wicked ? or wbo will and rage horribly; but yet the LORD, take my part against the evil-doers ? who dwelleth on high, is mightier. 17 If the LORD had not helped

6 Thy testimonies, O LORD, are me, it had not failed, but my soul very sure: holiness becometh thine had been put to silence. bouse for ever.

18 But when I said, My foot hath Psalm 94. Deus ultionum. slipped; thy mercy, O LORD, held

me up. O LORD God, to whom ven is in the multitude of the sorrows geance belungeth, thou God, to that I had in my heart, thy comforts whom vengeance belongeth, show have refreshed my soul. thyself.

20 Wilt thou have any thing to do 2 Arise, thou Judge of the world, with the stool of wickedness, which and reward the proud after their de. imagineth mischief as a law ? serving

121 They gather them together 3 LORD, how long shall the un- against the soul of the righteous, godly, how long shall the ungodly and condemn the innocent blood. triumpb?

| 22 But the LORD is my refuge, 4 How long shall all wicked doers and my God is the strength of my speak so disdainfully, and make such confidence. proud boasting?

| 23 He shall recompense them 5 They smite down thy people, Otheir wickedness, and destroy them LORD, and trouble thine heritage. in their own malice ; yea, the LORD

6 They murder the widow and our God shall destroy them. the stranger, and put the fatherless to death.

7 And yet they say, Tush, the THE NINETEENTH DAY. LORD shall not see, neither shall the

MORNING PRAYER. God of Jacob regard it. , 8 Take heed, ye unwise among PSALM 95. Venite, es

PSALM 95. Venite, exultemus. the people: O ye fools, when will yel. O COME, let us sing unto the understand ?

LORD ; let us heartily rejoice in the 9 He that planted the ear, shall he strength of our salvation. not hear? or he that made the eye, | 2 Let us come before his presence shall he not see?

Twith thanksgiving; and show our10 Or he that nurtureth the hea. selves glad in him with psalms. then, it is he that teacheth man 3 For the LORD is a great God; knowledge; shall not he punish ? and a great King above all gods..

11 The LORD knoweth the 4 In his hand are all the corners thoughts of man, that they are but of the earth; and the strength of the vain.

hills is his also 12 Blessed is the man whom thou 5 The sea is his and he made it; chastenest, O LORD, and teachest and his hands prepared the drv him in thy law;


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6 O come, lot us worship, and fall 11 Let the heavens rejoice, aud down, and kneel before the LORD let the earth be glad ; let the sea our Maker:

make a noise, and all that therein is. 7 For he is the LORD our God; 12 Let the field be joyful, and and we are the people of his pasture, all that is in it; then shall all the and the sheep of his hand.

trees of the wood rejoice before the 8 To-day if ye will hear his voice, LORD. harden not your hearts as in the 13 For he cometh, for he cometh provocation, and as in the day of to judge the earth; and with righttemptation in the wilderness; eousness to judge the world, and tho

9 When your fathers tempted me, people with his truth. . proved me, and saw my works.

10 Forty years long was I grievedl PSALM 97. Dominus regnavit. with this generation, and said, It is a THE LORD is king, the earth may people that do err in their hearts, for be glad thereof; yea, the multitude they have not known my ways: of the isles may be glad thereof.

11 Unto whom I sware in my 2 Clouds and darkness are round wrath, that they should not enter into about him; righteousness and judg. my rest.

ment are the habitation of his seat.

3 There shall go a fire before him, PSALM 96. Cantate Domino.

and burn up his enemies on every O SING unto the LORD a new side. song; sing unto the LORD, all the 4 His lightnings gave shine unto whole earth.

the world, the earth saw it, and was 2 Sing unto the LORD, and praise afraid. nis name; be telling of his salvation 5 The hills melted like wax at from day to day.

in the presence of the LORD ; at the 3 Déclare his honor unto the presence of the LORD of the whole heathen, and his wonders unto all earth. people.

6 The heavens have declared his 4 For the LORD is great, and can righteousness, and all the people not worthily be praised; he is more have seen his glory. to be feared than all gods.

" 7 Confounded 'be all they that 5 As for all the gods of the hea. worship carved images, and that then, they are but idols; but it is the delight in vain gods: worship him, LORD that made the heavens. all ye gods.

6 Glory and worship are before 8 Sion heard of it, and rejoiced ; him; power and honor are in his and the daughters of Judah were sanctuary.

glad, because of thy judgments, O 7 Ascribe unto the LORD, O ye LORD.. kindreds of the people, ascribe unto 9 For thou, LORD, art higher than the LORD worship and power. all that are in the earth ; thou art

8 Ascribe unto the LORD the honor exalted far above all gods. due unto his name; bring presents, 10 O ye that love the LORD, sec and come into his courts.

that ye hate the thing which is evil : 90 worship the LORD in the the LORD preserveth the souls of his beauty of holiness ; let the whole saints; he shall deliver them from earth stand in awe of him.

the hand of the ungodly. 10 Tell it out among the heathen, 11 There is sprung up a light for that the LORD is king; and that it is the righteous, and joyful gladness for he who hath made the round world such as are true-hearted. so fast that it cannot be moved ; and 12 Rejoice in the LORD, ye right how that he shall judge the people cous, and give thanks for a remem righteously.

I brance of his holiness.

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