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8 I see that all things come to an

Iniquos odio habui. end; but thy commandment is ex. ceeding broad.

* I HATE them that imagine evil

things; but thy law do I love. Quomodo dileri !

2 Thou art my defence and shield; LORD, what love have I unto thy land my trust is in thy word. law! all the day long is my study 3 Away from me, ye wicked; I in it.

will keep the commandments of my 2 Thou, through thy command. God. ments, hast made me wiser than 4 O stablish me according to thy mine enemies ; for they are ever word, that I may live; and let me with me.

not be disappointed of my hope ! 3 I have more understanding than 5 Hold thou me up, and I shall be iny teachers; for thy testimonies are safe; yea, my delight shall be ever my study.

in thy statutes. 4 I am wiser than the aged; be. 6 Thou hast trodden down all them cause I keep thy commandments. that depart from thy statutes ; for

5 I have refrained my feet from they imagine but deceit. every evil way, that I may keep thy Ý Thou puttest away all the un. word.

lgodly of the earth like dross; there. 6 I have not shrunk from thy fore I love thy testimonies. judgments; for thou teachest me. 8 My filesh trembleth for fear of

7 0 how sweet are thy words unto thee; and I am afraid of thy judg. my throat; yea, sweeter than honeyments. unto my mouth! 8 Through thy commandments I

Feci judicium. get understanding: therefore I hate I DEAL with the thing that is all evil ways.

lawful and right; O give me not

over unto mine oppressors! THE TWENTY-SIXTH DAY. 2 Make thou thy servant to delight

in that which is good, that the proud • MORNING PRAYER.

do me no wrong. Lucerna pedibus meis. 3 Mine eyes are wasted away THY word is a lantern unto my with looking for thy health, and for feet, and a light unto my paths. the word of thy righteousness.

2 I have sworn, and am steadfast.. 4 O deal with thy servant accord." ly purposed, to keep thy righteous ing unto thy loving mercy, and teach judgments.

me thy statutes. 3 I am troubled above measure: 5 I am thy servant; O grant me quicken me, O LORD, according to understanding, that I may know thy thy word.

testimonies. 4 Let the free will offerings of my 6 It is time for thee, LORD, to lay mouth please thee, O LORD; and to thine hand; for they have destroy. teach me thy judginents.

led thy law. 5 My soul is alway in my hand; 7 For I love thy commandments yet do I not forget thy law.

above gold and precious stones. 6 The ungodly have laid a snare 8 Therefore hold 1 straight all thy for me; but yet'I swerved not from commandinents; and all false ways, thy commandments.

I utterly abhor. 7 Thy testimonies have I claimed as mine heritage for ever; and why?

Mirabilia. they are the very joy of my heart." THY testimonies are wonderful;

8 I have applied my heart to fulfil therefore doth my soul keep them. thy statutes alway, even unto the end. I 2 When thy word goeth forth, it

giveth light and understanding unto unto thee; for in thy word is my the simple

trust. 3 I opened my mouth, and drew 4 Mine eyes prevent the night in my breath; for my delight was in watches; that I might be occupied thy commandments.

in thy words. 4 O look thou upon me, and be 5 Hear my voice, O LORD,' acmerciful unto me, as thou usest to do cording unto thy loving kindness; unto those that love thy name. quicken me according as thou art

5 Order my steps in thy word; wont. and so shall no wickedness have do 6 They draw nigh that of malice minion over me.

persecute me, and are far from thy 6 O deliver me from the wrongful law. dealings of men; and so shall I keep 7 Be thou nigh at hand, O LORD; thy commandments.

for all thy commandments are true. 7 Show the light of thy counte! 8 As concerning thy testimonies, nance upon thy servant, and teach I have known long since, that thou me thy statutes.

hast grounded them for ever. 8 Mine eyes gush out with water, because men keep not thy law,

Vide humilitatem.

O CONSIDER mine adversity, Justus es, Domine. and deliver me, for I do not forget RIGHTEOUS art thou, O LORD; thy law. and true is thy judgment.

2 Avenge thou my cause, and de. 2 The testimonies that thou hast liver me; quicken me according to commanded are exceeding righteous thy word. and true,

3 Health is far from the ungodly; 3 My zeal hath even consumed for they regard not thy statutes. me; because mine enemies have

ve for 4 Great is thy mercy, O LORD; gotten thy words.

quicken me as thou art wont. : 4 Thy word is tried to the utter. 5 Many there are that trouble most, and thy servant loveth it. me, and persecute me; yet do I note

5 I am small and of no reputation; swerve from thy testimonies. get do I not forget thy command 6 It grieveth me when I see the ments.

transgressors ; because they keep not 6 Thy righteousness is an ever. Ithy law... lasting righteousness, and thy law is. 7 Consider, O LORD, how I love the truth.

(thy commandments ; quicken me 7 Trouble and heaviness have according to thy loving kindness. taken hold upon me; yet is my de-l. 8 Thy word is true from everlastlight in thy commandments. . ing; all the judgments of thy right.

8 The righteousness of thy testi.eousness endure for evermore. monies is everlasting: 0. grant me Principes persccuti sunt. understanding, and I shall live.

PRINCES have persecuted me: EVENING PRAYER. without a cause; but my heart stand Clamavi in toto corde meo.

leth in awe of thy word.

2 Iam as glad of thy word, as one. I CALL with my whole heart; that findeth great spoils. hear me, O LORD; I will keep thy 3 As for lies, I hate and abhor statutes.

them; but thy law do I love. .2 Yea, even unto thee do I call; 4 Seven times a-day do I praise help me, and I shall keep thy testi. thee; because of thy righteous jung. Duonies.

ments. "- 3 Early in the morning do I cryl 5 Great is the peace that they hay

who love thy law; and they are not), 5 My soul hath long dwelt among offended at it.

them that are enemies unto peace. 6 LORD, I have looked for thy 6 I labor for peace; but when I saving health, and done after thy speak unto them thereof, they make commandments.

them ready to battle. 7 My soul hath kept thy testimo- PSALM 121. Ledavi oculos meos. nies, and loved them exceedingly.

8 I have kept thy commandments. I WILL hift up mine eyes unto and" testimonies; for all my ways the hills, from whence cometh iny are before thee.

help. Appropinquet deprecatia,

2 My help cometh even from the

LORD, who hath made heaven and LET my complaint come before earth. thee, O LORD; give me understand. 3 He will not suffer thy foot to be ing according to thy word.

moved; and he that keepeth thee will 2 Let my supplication come before not sleep. thee; deliver me according to thy 4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel word.

shall neither slumber nor sleep. 3 My lips shall speak of thy praise, 5 The Lord'himself is thy keeper; when thou hast taught me thy statutes. the LORD is thy defence upon thy

4 Yea, my tongue shall sing of thy right hand; . word; for all thy commandments are 6. So that the sun shall not burn righteous.

thee by day, neither the moon by 5 Let thine hand help me; for I night. have chosen thy commandments. 7 The LORD shall preserve thee

6 I have longed for thy saving from all evil; yea, it is even.be that health, O LORD ; and in thy law is shall keep thy soul, my delight.

8 The LORD. shall, preserve thy 70 let my soul live, and it shall going out and thy coming in, from praise thee; and thy judgments-shall this time forth for evermore. help me.

Psalm 122. Lætatus sum. 8 I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost; O seek thy servant, for! I WAS glad when they said unto I do not forget thy commandments. me, We will go into the house of tho

LORD.

2 Qur feet shall stand in thy gates, THE

10 Jerusalem. TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY. 3 Jerusalem is built as a city that MORNING PRAYER.

is at unity in itself.

14 For thither the tribes go up, PSALM 120. Ad Dominum. even the tribes of the LORD, to testify WHEN I was in trouble, I called unto Israel, to give thanks unto the upon the LORD, and he heard me. name of the LORD.

2 Deliver my soul; O LORD, from 5 For there is the seat of judgment, lying lips, and from a deceitful even the seat of the house of David. tongue.

| 6 Q pray for the peace of Jerusa3 What reward shall be given or lem; they shall prosper that love done unto thee, thou-false tongue ? (thee. even mighty and sharp arrows, with 7 Peace be within thy walls, and hot burning coals.

plenteousness within thy palaces. 4 Wo is me, that l'am constrained 8 For my brethren and compato dwell with Mesech, and to have nion's sakes, I will wish thee pros my habitation among the tents of perity. Kedar!

19 Yea, because of the house of the

LORD our GOD, I will seek to do eth not unto the lot of the righteous; thee good.

lest the righteous put their land unto

wickedness. PSALM 123. Ad te levavi oculos meos.

| 4 Do well, O LORD, unto those UNTO thee lift I up mine eyes, that are good and true of heart. thou that dwellest in the heavens. 15 As for such as turn back unto.

2 Behold, even as the eyes of their own wickedness, the LORD shall servants look unto the hand of their lead thein forth with the evil doers : masters, and as the eyes of a maiden but peace shall be upon Israel.. unto the hand of her mistress, even so our eyes wait upon the LORD our EVENING PRAYER. God, until he have mercy upon tis.

PSALM 126. In convertendo. 3 Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us; for we are

r we are! WHEN the LORD turned again | utterly despised.

the captivity of Sion, then were we 4 Our soul is filled with the scorn. like unto them that dream.. ful reproof of the wealthy, and with 2 Then was our mouth filled with the despitefulness of the proud. laughter, and our tongue with joy.

| Psalm 124. Nisi quia Dominus. then, the LORD hath done great

3 Then said they among the hea. IF the LORD himself had not been things for them. on our side, now may Israel say; if 4 Yea, the LORD. hath done great the LORD himself had not been on things for us already; whereof we. our side, when men rose up against rejoice. us;

1.5 Turn our captivity, O LORD, as 2 They had swallowed us up the rivers in the south, quick; when they were so wrathfully 6: They that sow in tears, shall displeased at us.

reap in joy. . 3 Yea, the waters had drowned 7 He that now goeth on his way, us, and the stream had gone over our weeping, and beareth, forth good soul.

seed, shall doubtless come again 4 The deep waters of the proud with joy, and bring his sheaves with had gone even over our soul, 5 But praised be the LORD, who

ol Psalm 127. Nisi Dominus. hath nut given us over for a prey | unto their teeth.

EXCEPT the LORD build the 6 Our soul is escaped even as a house, their labor is but lost that bird out of the snare of the fowler : build it. the snare is broken and we are de 2 Except the LORD keep the city, livered.

the watchinan waketh but in vain. in Our help standeth in the name 3 It is but lost labor that ye haste of the LORD, who hath made heaven to rise up early, and so late take rest, and earth.

· and eat the bread of carefulness; for PSALM 125. Qui confidunt.

so he giveth his beloved sleep.

4 Lo children and the fruit of the THEY that put their trust in the womb, are a heritage and gift that LORD shall be even as the mount cometh of the LORD. Sion, which may not be removed, but 5 Like as the arrows in the hand standeth fast for ever.

of the giant, even so are the young 2 The hids stand about Jerusa. children. lem; even so standeth the LORD 6 Happy is the man that hath his round about his people, from this quiver full of them; they shall not time forth for evermore.

be ashamed when they speak with 3 For the rod of the ungodly com. Itheir enemies in the gate.

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PSALM 128. Beati omnes. 1.4 For there is mercy with thee BLESSED are all they that fear

food therefore shalt thou be feared.

5 I look for the LORD; my soul the LORD, and walk in his ways.

s doth wait for him; in his word is

la 2 For thou shalt eat the labor of thine hands : 0 well is thee, and

my trust.

6 My soul fleeth unto the LORD happy shalt thou be! 3 Thy wife shall be as the fruitful be

comiso, before the morning watch; I say, be. vine upon the walls of thine house. tore the morning watch. 4 Thy children like the olive..

7 O Israel, trust in the LORD ; for

with the LORD there is mercy, and branches, round about thy table. 5 Lo, thus shall the man be bless- |

with him is plenteous redemption.

SS-1 8 And he shall redeem Israel from ed that feareth the LORD.

ORD from out of Sion all his sins. shall so bless thee, that thou shalt PSALM 131. Domine, non est. see Jerusalem in prosperity all thy LORD, I am nat high-minded; I life long ;

have no proud looks. 7 Yea, that thou shalt se children's children, and peace upon matters which are too high for me ;

thy 2 I do not exercise myself in great Israel.

| 3 But I refrain my soul, and keep Psalm 129. Sepe espugnaverunt. it low, like as a child that is weaned

MANY & time have they fought from his mother: yea, my soul is against me from my youth up, may je

even as a weaned child. Israel now say;

4 O Israel, trust in the LORD, 2 Yea, many a time have they from this time forth for evermore. vexed me from my youth up; but they have not prevailed against me. 3 The plowers plowed upon my?

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH DAY. back, and made long furrows; I MORNING PRAYER.

4 But the righteous LORD hath PSALM 132. Memento, Domine. hewn the snares of the ungodly m LORD, remember David, and all

5 Let them be confounded and his trouble. turned backward, as many as have

as have 2 How he sware unto the LORD, evil will at Sion

and vowed a vow unto the Almighty 6 Let them be even as the grass God of Jacob : growing upon the housetops, which 3. I will not come within the taber withereth afore it be plucked up;

****nacle of mine house, nor climb up 7 Whereof the mower filleth not into my bed; his hand, neither he that bindeth up. 4 I will not suffer mine eyes to the sheaves his basom.

sleep, nor mine eyelids to slumber; 8 So that they who go by say not neither the temples of my head to so much as, The LORD prosper you, tak

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temple of the LORD ; a habitation

for the mighty God of Jacob. Psalm 130. De profundis. l 6 Lo, we heard of the same at OUT of the deep have I called unto Ephrata, and found it in the wood. thee, O LORD; LORD, hear my voice. 7 We will go into his tabernacle,

20 let thine ears consider well and fall low on our knees before his the voice of my complaint.

footstool. 3 If thou, LORD, wilt be extreme 8 Arise, O LORD, into thy resting to mark whạt is done amisi, Oplace; thou, and the ark of thy LORD, who may abide it?

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