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12 Therefore shalt thou put 11 O go not from me; for them to flight, and the strings of trouble is hard at hand, and thy bow shalt thou make ready there is none to help me. against the face of them. L 12 Many oxen are come

13 Be thou exalted, LORD, in about me ; fat bulls of Basan thine own strength; so will we close me in on every side. sing and praise thy power. 13 They gape upon me with EVENING PRAYER.

their mouths, as it were a Psalm 22. Deus, Deus meus!

ramping and a roaring lion.

14 I am poured out like MY GOD, my God, look upon water, and all my bones are out me! why hast thou forsaken of joint; my heart also in the me, and art so far from my midst of my body is even like health, and from the words of melting wax. my complaint ?

15 My strength is dried up 2 O my God, I cry in the like a potsherd, and my tongue day-time, but thou hearest not:cleaveth to my gums, and thou and in the night-season also I shalt bring me into the dust of take no rest.

death. 3 And thou continuest holy, 16 For many dogs are come O thou worship of Israel. about me, and the council of · 4 Our fathers hoped in thee; the wicked layeth siege against they trusted in thee, and thou me. didst deliver them.

| 17 They pierced my hands 5 They called upon thee, and my feet: I may tell all my and were holpen ; they put bones : they stand staring and their trust in thee, and were not looking upon me. confounded.

| 18 They part my garments 6 But as for me, I am a worm, among them, and cast lots upon and no man; a very scorn of my vesture. men, and the outcast of the 19 But be not thou far from people.

me, O LORD; thou art my suca All they that see me, laugh cour, haste thee to help me. me to scorn; they shoot out 20 Deliver my soul from the their lips, and shake their heads, sword, my darling from the saying,

power of the dog. 8 He trusted in God, that he 21 Save me from the lion's would deliver him ; let him mouth; thou hast heard me deliver him, if he will have him. also from among the horns of

9 But thou art he that took the unicorns. me out of my mother's womb; 22 I will declare thy name thou wast my hope, when I unto my brethren; in the midst hanged yet upon my mother's of the congregation will I praise breasts.

thee.' 10 I have been left unto thee 23 O praise the LORD, ye ever since I was born; thou art that fear him; magnify him, all my God even from my mother's ye of the seed of Jacob; and womb.

fear him, all ye seed of Israel.

24 For he hath not despised the valley of the shadow of nor abhorred the low estate of death, I will fear no evil; for the poor; he hath not hid his thou art with me; thy rod and face from him ; but when he thy staff comfort me. called unto him, he heard him. 5 Thou shalt prepare a table

25 My praise is of thee in before me against them that the great congregation ; my trouble me; thou hast anointed vows will I perform in the sight my head with oil, and my cup of them that fear him.

shall be full. 26 The poor shall eat, and 6 But thy loving kindness and be satisfied ; they that seek after mercy shall follow me all the the LORD, shall praise him : days of my life ; and I will your heart shall live for ever. dwell in the house of the LORD

27 All the ends of the world for ever. shall remember themselves, and be turned unto the LORD; and

THE FIFTH DAY. all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before him.

MORNING PRAYER. 28 For the kingdom is the Psalm 24. Domini est terra. Lord's, and he is the Governor THE earth is the LORD'S, among the people.

and all that therein is ; the 29 All such as be fat upon compass of the world, and they earth have eaten, and wor- that dwell therein. shipped.

2 For he hath founded it 30 All they that go down upon the seas, and prepared into the dust shall kneel before it upon the floods. him, and no man hath quickened 3 Who shall ascend into the his own soul.

hill of the LORD ? or who shall 31 My seed shall serve him ; rise up in his holy place? they shall be counted unto the 4 Even he that hath clean Lord for a generation. hands, and a pure heart; and

32 They shall come, and the that hath not lift up his mind heavens shall declare his right- unto vanity, nor sworn to deeousness unto a people that ceive his neighbour. shall be born, whom the LORD 5 He shall receive the blesshath made.

|ing from the Lord, and rightPsalm 23. Dominus regit me.

eousness from the God of his

salvation. THE LORD is my shepherd; 6 This is the generation of therefore can I lack nothing. them that seek him ; ever of

2 He shall feed me in a green them that seek thy face, O pasture, and lead me forth Jacob. beside the waters of comfort. 7 List up your heads, 0 ye

3 He shall convert my soul, gates, and be ye lift up ye and bring me forth in the paths everlasting doors, and the King of righteousness for his name's of glory shall come in. sake.

Who is the King of glory? 4 Yea, though I walk through It is the LORD strong and mighty, even the LORD mighty 10 For thy name's sake, O in battle.

: LORD, be merciful unto my sin; . 9 Lift up your heads, O ye for it is great. gates, and be ye lift up ye | 11 What man is he that everlasting doors, and the King feareth the LORD? him shall he of glory shall come in. | teach in the way that he shall

10 Who is the King of glory?choose. Even the LORD of hosts, he is 12 His soul shall dwell at the King of glory.

ease, and his seed shall inherit

the land. PSALM 25. Ad te, Domine, levavi. 13 The secret of the LORD

UNTO thee, O LORD, will is among them that fear him, I lift up my soul; my God, I and he will show them his have put my trust in thee : O covenant. let me not be confounded, 14 Mine eyes are ever lookneither let mine enemies tri-ing unto the LORD ; for he shall umph over me.

pluck my feet out of the net. 2 For all they that hope in 15 Turn thee unto me, and thee shall not be ashamed; but have mercy upon me; for I am such as transgress without a desolate, and in misery. cause, shall be put to confusion. 16 The sorrows of my heart

3 Show me thy ways,O LORD, are enlarged: O bring thou me and teach me thy paths

out of my troubles. 4 Lead me forth in thy truth, 17 Look upon my adversity and learn me; for thou art the and misery, and forgive me all God of my salvation : in thee my sin. hath been my hope all the day 18 Consider mine enemies long.

how many they are ; and they 5 Call to remembrance, o bear a tyrannous hate against LORD, thy tender mercies, and me. thy loving kindnesses, which 19 O keep my soul, and have been ever of old.

deliver me : let me not be 6 O remember not the sins confounded, for I have put my and offences of my youth ; but trust in thee. according to thy mercy think 20 Let perfectness and rightthou upon me, O LORD, for thy eous dealing wait upon me ; for goodness.

my hope hath been in thee. 9 Gracious and righteous is 21 Deliver Israel, O God, the LORD; therefore will he out of all his troubles. teach sinners in the way. 8 Them that are meek shall



Psalm 26. Judica me, Domine. he guide in judgment; and such BE thou my judge, O LORD, as are gentle, them shall he for I have walked innocently : learn his way.

my trust hath been also in the 9 All the paths of the Lord LORD, therefore shall I not fall. are mercy and truth, unto such 2 Examine me, O LORD, and as keep his covenant and his prove me; try out my reins testimonies.

I and my heart

3 For thy loving kindness is / against me, yet will I put my ever before mine eyes; and I trust in thee. will walk in thy truth.

I 4 One thing have I desired • 4 I have not dwelt with vain of the LORD, which I will repersons ; neither will I have quire, even that I may dwell fellowship with the deceitful. in the house of the Lord all

5 I have hated the congre- the days of my life, to behold gation of the wicked ; and will the fair beauty of the LORD, and not sit among the ungodly. to visit his temple.

6 I will wash my hands in 5 For in the time of trouble he innocency, O LORD; and so shall hide me in his tabernacle; will I go to thine altar. yea, in the secret place of his

7 That I may show the voice dwelling shall he hide me, and of thanksgiving, and tell of all set me up upon a rock of stone. thy wondrous works.

16 And now shall he lift up · 8 LORD, I have loved the mine head above mine enemies habitation of thy house, and round about me. the place where thine honour by Therefore will I offer in dwelleth.

his dwelling an oblation, with 9 O shut not up my soul with great gladness : I will sing and the sinners, nor my life with speak praises unto the LORD. the blood-thirsty;

8 Hearken unto my voice, O 10 In whose hands is wick-Lord, when I cry unto thee; edness, and their right hand is have mercy upon me, and hear full of gifts.

me. 11 But as for me, I will walk 9 My heart hath talked of innocently : 0 deliver me, and thee, Seek ye my face: thy be merciful unto me.

face, LORD, will I seek. · 12 My foot standeth right: 10 O hide not thou thy face I will praise the LORD in the from me, nor cast thy servant congregations.

away in displeasure.

11 Thou hast been my suc. EVENING PRAYER. cour ; leave me not, neither Psalm 27. Dominus illuminatio.

| forsake me, O GOD of my

salvation. THE LORD is my light and 12 When my father and my my salvation, whom then shall mother forsake me, the LORD I fear? the Lord is the strength taketh me up. of my life, of whom then shall 13 Teach me thy way, O I be afraid ?

Lord, and lead me in the right 2 When the wicked, even way, because of mine enemies. mine enemies and my foes, 14 Deliver me not over into came upon me to eat up my the will of mine adversaries : for flesh, they stumbled and fell. there are false witnesses risen

3 Though an host of men up against me, and such as were laid against me, yet shall speak wrong. not my heart be afraid ; and 15 I should utterly have though there rose up war) fainted, but that I believe verily

to see the goodness of the LORD and he is the wholesome defence in the land of the living. of his anointed.

16 0 tarry thou the LORD's! 10 O save thy people, and leisure; be strong, and he shall give thy blessing unto thine comfort thine heart; and put inheritance : feed them, and set thou thy trust in the LORD. them up for ever. Psalm 28. Ad te, Domine.

Psalm 29. Aferte Domino. UNTO thee will I cry, O BRING unto the LORD, O ye LORD, my strength : think no mighty, bring young rams unto scorn of me; lest, if thou make the LORD ; ascribe unto the as though thou hearest not, I LORD worship and strength. become like them that go down 2 Give the LORD the honour into the pit.

due unto his name; worship 2 Hear the voice of my the LORD with holy worship. humble petitions, when I cry 3 It is the LORD that comunto thee; when I hold up my mandeth the waters; it is the hands towards the mercy-seat glorious God that maketh the of thy holy temple.

thunder. 3 O pluck me not away, 4 It is the LORD that ruleth neither destroy me with the the sea ; the voice of the LORD ungodly and wicked doers, ) is mighty in operation; the voice which speak friendly to their l of the Lord is a glorious voice. neighbours, but imagine mis- 5 The voice of the LORD chief in their hearts.

breaketh the cedar trees; yea, 4 Reward them according to the LORD breaketh the cedars their deeds, and according to of Libanus. the wickedness of their own 6 He maketh them also to inventions.

skip like a calf; Libanus also 5 Recompense them after the and Sirion like a young unicorn. work of their hands ; pay them 7 The voice of the LORD that they have deserved.

divideth the flames of fire; the 6 For they regard not in voice of the LORD shaketh their mind the works of the the wilderness; yea, the LORD LORD, nor the operation of his shaketh the wilderness of Cades. hands; therefore shall he break) 8 The voice of the LORD them down, and not build them maketh the hinds to bring forth

young, and discovereth the 7 Praised be the LORD for thick bushes : in his temple he hath heard the voice of my doth every man speak of his humble petitions.

8 The Lord is my strength, 9 The LORD sitteth above and my shield ; my heart hath the water flood, and the LORD trusted in him, and I am helped; remaineth a King for ever. therefore my heart danceth for 10 The LORD shall give joy, and in my song will I strength unto his people; the praise him.

LORD shall give his people the 9 The Lord is my strength; I blessing of peace.



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