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displeasure, and turned thyself 5 For thou, Lord, art good and from thy wrathful indignation. gracious, agd of great mercy unto

4 Turn us then, o God our all them that call upon thee. Saviour, and let thine anger cease 6 Give ear, Lord, unto my from us.

prayer, and ponder the voice of 5 Wilt thou be displeased at my humble desires. us for ever? and wilt thou stretch 7 In the time of my trouble out thy wrath from one, genera- I will call upon thec; for thou tion to another?

hearest me. 6 Wilt thou not turn again, and 8 Among the gods there is none quicken us, that thy people may like unto thee, O Lord; there is rejoice in thee?

not one that can do as thou daest. 7 Show us thy mercy, O Lord, 9 All nations whom thou hast and grant us thy salvation. made, shall come and worship

8 i will hearken what the Lord thee, O Lord; and shall glorify God will say concerning me; for thy name. be shall speak peace unto his 10 For thou art great, and people, and to his saints, that they doest wondrous things: thou art Turn not again.

God alone. 9 For his şalvation is nigli them 11 'Teach me thy way, O Lord, that fear lim; that glory may and I will walk in thy truth: 0 dwell in our land.

knit my heart unto thee, that I 10 Mercy and truth are met may fear thy name. together: righteousness and peace 12 I will thank thee, O Lord have kissed each other.

my God, with all my heart; and 11 Truth s!iall ilourish out of will praise thy name for everthe earth, and righteousness hath more. looked down from heaven. 13 For great is thy mercy to.

12 Yea, the Lord shall slow ward me; and thou hast delivered loving-kindness,and ourland shall my soul from the nethermost hell. give her incrcesc.

14 O God, the proud are risen 13 Righteousness shall go be- against me; and the congregafore hiin, and lie shall direct histions of naughty men have sought going in the way.

after my soul, and have not set

thee before their eyes.
The seventeenth Day.

15 But thou, O Lord God, an Psalm 36. Inclinu, Domine. full of compassion and mercy, Bow down thine par, O Lord, long-sufferius, plenteous in good

and liear me; for I am poor, ness and truth. and in misery.

16 O turn thce then unto me 2 Preserve thou my soul; for and have mercy upon me; give I am holy: my God, save thy ser- thy strength unto thy servant, and Fant that putteth his trust in thee. help the son of thine band-maid. 3 Be merciul unto me, O Lord;


17 Show some token upon me for I will call daily upon thee. for good; that they who hate me

4 Comfort the soul of thy ser. may see it, and be ashamed, be. vant; for into thee, O Lord, do causc thou, Lord, hast Lolpsa I lift up may soul.

Ime, and comforted me.


Psalm 87. Fundamenta ejus.

made me to be abhorred of them.

7 I am so fast in prison, that I HER foundations are upon the

boly hills: the Lord' loveth cannot get forth. the gates of Sion more than all

9 My sight faileth for very the dwellings of Jacob.

trouble; Lord, I have called daily 2 Very excellent things are upon thee, I have stretched forth spoken of thee, thou city of God. my hands unto thee. 3 ! will think upon Rahab aad

10 Dost thou show wonders Babylon, with them that know me, among the dead?

or shall the dead 4 Behold ye the Philistines rise up again and praise thee? also, and they of Tyre, with the

11 Shall thy loving-kindness be Morians ; lo there was he born. showed in the grave? or thy faith5 And of Sion it shall be re

fulness in destruction? ported, that he was born in ber;

12 Shall thy wondrous works and the Most High shall stablish he known in the dark? and thy ber.

righteousness in the land where 6 The Lord shall rehearse it, all things are forgotten? when he writeth up the people,

13 Unto thee bave I cried, o that he was born there.

and early shall my prayer 7 The singers also and trum- come before thee. peters shall he rehearse: All my

14 Lord, why abhorrest thou fresh springs shall be in thee.

my soul, and hidest thou thy face

from me? Psalm 28 Domine, Deus. 15 I am in misery, and like O Lord, God of my salvation, unto him that is at the point to

I have cried day and night be- die; even from my youth us, thy fore thee: O let my prayer enter terrors have I suffered with a into thy presence; incline thine troubled mind. ear unto my calling;

16 Thy wrathful displeasure 2 For my soul is full of trouble, goeth over me, and the fear of andmylife draweth nigh unto hell. thee hath undone me.

3 I am counted as one of them 17 They came round about me that go down into the pit, and I daily like water, and .compassed have been even as a man that hath me together on every side. no strength.

18 My lovers and friends hast 4. Free among the dead, like thou put away from me, and hid anto them that are wounded, and mine acquaintance out of my lie in the grave, who are out of sight. remembrance, and are cut away

EVENING PRAYER. from thy hand. 5 Thou hast laid me in the

Psalm 89. Misericordias Domini. lowest pit

, in a place of darkness, My song shall be alway of the and in the deep.

loving-kindness of the Lord; 6 Thine indignation lieth hard with my mouth will I ever be mpon me, and thou hast vexed showing tby truth from one gene me with all thy storms.

ration to another. 9 Thou hast put away mine 2 For I have said, Mercy shall coquaintance far from me, and be set up for over thy truth

shalt thou stablish in the heavens.. 17 Their delight shall be daily in

3 I have made a covenant with thy name; and in thy righteousmy chosen; I have sworn unto ness shall tbey make their boast. David my servant.

18 For thou art the glory of their 4 Thy seed will I stablish for strength, and in thy loving-kindever, and set up thy throne from ness thou shall lift up our horns: one generation to another.

19 For the Lord is our de. 5 O Lord, the very heavens fence; the Holy One of Israel is shall praise thy wondruus works; our King. and thy truth in the congrega- 20 Thou spakest sometime in tion of the saints.

visions unto thy saints, and saidst, 6 For who is he among the I have laid help upon one that clouds, that shall be compared is mighty, I have exalted one unto the Lord ?

chosen out of the people. 7 And what is he among the 21 I have found David my ser gods, that shall be like unto the vant; with my holy oil have 1 Lord ?

anointed him. 8 God is very greatly to be 22 My hand shall hold him fast, feared in the council of the saints, and my arm shall strengthen him. and to be had in reverence of all 23 The enemy shall not be able them that are round about him. to do him violence; the son of

9 O Lord God of hosts, who is wickedness shall not hurt him. like unto thee? thy truth, most 24 I will smite down his foes mighty Lord, is on every side. before his face, and plague them

10 Thou ruiest the raging of that hate him. the sea; thou stillest the waves 25 My truth also and my merthereof when they arise. cy shall be with him; and in my

11 Thou hast subdued Egypt, name shall his horn be exalted. and destroyed it; thou hast scat- 26 I will set his dominion also tered thine enemies abroad with in the sea, and bis right hand in thy mighty arm.

the floods. 12 The heavens are thine, the 27 He shall call me, Thou art earth also is thine; thou hast laid my Father, my God, and my the foundation of the round world, streng salvation. and all that therein is.

23 And I will make him my 13 Thou hast made the north first-born, higher than the kings and the south; Tabor and Her- of the earth. mon shall rejcice in thy name. 29 My mcrcy will I keep for

14 Thou hasi a mighty arm; him for evermore, and my.covestrong is thy hand, and high is nant shall stand fast with him. thy right hand.

30 His seed also will I make to 15 Righteousness and equity are endure for ever, and his throne the habitation of thy seat; '

mercy as the days of heaven, and truth shall ge before thy face. 31 But if his children forsake

16 Blessed is the people, 0 my law, and walk not in my judg Lord, that can rejoice in thee; ments; they shall walk in the light of thy 32 If they break my statutes. countenance.

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I will visit their offences with the and shall not see death ? and suall rod, and their sin with scourges. be deliver his soul from the band

33 Nevertheless, my loving- of bell ? kindness will I not utterly take 48 Lord, where are thyold lovfrom bim, nor suffer my truth to ling-kindnesses, which thou swar fail.

est unto David in thy truth? 34 My covenant will I not break, 49 Remember, Lord, the renor alter the thing that is gone buke that thy servants have, and out of my lips: I have sworn once how I do bear in my bosom the by my holiness, that I will not rebukes of many people; fail David.

50 Wherewith thine enemies 35 His seed shall endure for have blasphemed thee, and slanever, and his seat is like as the dered the footsteps of thine sun before me.

Anointed : Praised be the Lord 36 He shall stand fast for ever- for evermore. Amen and Amen. more as the moon, and as the faithful witness in heaven.

The eighteenth Day. 37 But thou hast abhorred and MORNING PRAYER. forsaken thine Anointed, and art Psalm 90. Domine, refugium. displeased at him.

LORD, thou hast been our re38 Thou hast broken the cove- fuge, from one generation to nant of thy servant, and cast his another. crown to the ground.

2 Before the mountains were 39 Thou hast overthrown all brought forth, or ever the earth his hedges, and broken down his and the world were made, thou strongholds.

art God from everlasting, and 40 All they that go by spoil world without end. him, and he is become a reproach 3 Thou turnest man to destructo his neighbours.

tion; again thou sayest, Come 41 Thou last set up the right again, ye children of men. hand of his enemies, and made all 4. Fór a thousand years in thy his adversaries to rejoice. sight are but as yesterday, seeing

42 Thou hast taken away the that is past as a watch in the night. edge of his sword, and givest him 5 As soon as thou scatterest not victory in the battle. them, they are even as asleep, and

43 Thou hast put out his glory, fade away suddenly like the and cast his throne down to the

igrass. ground.

6 In the morning it is green, 44 The days of his youth hast and groweth up; but in the even thou shortened, and covered him ing it is cut down, dried up, and with dishonour.

withered. 45 Lord, how long wilt thou 7 For we consume away in thy hide thyself? for ever? and shall displeasure, and are afraid at thy thy wrath burn like fire ? wrathful indignation.

46 O remember how short my 8 Thou hast set our misdeeds time is; wherefore hast thou before thee, and our secret sins mado all men for nought ? in the light of thy countenance.

47 Wbat man is he that liveth 9 For when thou art angry, all

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our days are gone; we bring our ness and truth shall bc thy shield years to an end, as it were a tale and buckler. That is told.

5 Thou shalt not be afraid for 10 The days of our age are any terror by night, nor for the threescore years and ten; and arrow that flieth by day; though men be so strong that they 6 For the pestilence that walk. come to fourscore years, yet is eth in darkness, nor for the sicktheir strength then but labour and ness that destroyeth in the noonsorrow; so soon passeth it away, day. and we are gone.

7 A thousand shall fall beside 11 But who regardeth the thee, and ten thousand at thy power of thy wrath ? for even right hand; but it shall not come thereafter as a man feareth, so is nigh thee. thy displeasure.

8 Yea, with thine eyes shalt 1% So teach us to number our thou behold, and see the reward days, that we may apply our of the ungodly. hearts unto wisdom.

9 For thou, Lord, art my hope; 13 Turn thee again, O Lord, thou hast set thine house of de at the last, and be gracious unto fence very high. thy servants.

10 There shall no evil happen 14 0 satisfy us with thy mercy, unto thee, neither shall any plague and that soon : so shall we rejoice come nigh thy dweiling. and be glad all the days of our life. il For he shall give his angels

15 Comfort us again now after charge over thce, to keep thee in the time that thou hast plagued all thy ways. us; and for the years wherein we 12 They shall bear thee in their have sufferii adversity. hands, that thou hurt not thy foot

16 Show thy servants tly work, against a stone. and their children thy glory. 13 Thou shalt go upon the lion

17 And the glorions Majesty of and adder; the young lion and the the Lord our God be upon us : dragon shalt thou tread under thy prosper thou the work of our feet. hands upon us; O prosper thou 14 Because he hath set his love our handy work.

upon me, therefore will I deliver Psalm 91. Qui habitat. him; I will set him up, because WHOSO dwelle:h under the he hath known my name. defence of the Most High, 15 He shall call upon me,

and shall abide under the shadow of I will hear him; yea, I am with the Almighty.

him in trouble; I will deliver him, 2 I will say unto the Lord, Thou and bring him to honour. art my hore and my strong hold, 16 With long life will I satisfy my God, in nim will I trust. him, and show him my salvation

3 For he shall deliver thee from Psalm 92. Bonum est confiteri. the snare of the hunter, and from IT is a good thing to give thanks the noisome pestilence.

unto the Lord, and to sing 4 He shall defend thee under praises unto thy name, O Most his wings, and thou shalt be safe Highest ; under his feathers; his faithful- Ž To tell of thy loving-kindneau

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