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40 let the nations rejoice and on O God, when thou wentest be glad ; for thou shalt judge forth before the people; when the folk righteously, and govern thou wentest through the wil. the nations upon earth.

derness; 5 Let the people praise thee, 8 The earth shook, and the O God; yea, let all the people heavens dropped at the presence praise thee.

of God; even as Sinai also was 6 Then shall the earth bring moved at the presence of God, forth her increase ; and God, who is the God of Israel. even our own God, shall give 9 Thou, O God, sentest a us his blessing.

gracious rain upon thine inherit7 God shall bless us; and all ance, and refreshedst it when it the ends of the world shall fear was weary. him.

10 Thy congregation shall

dwell therein; for thou, O God, THE THIRTEENTH DAY.

hast of thy goodness prepared

for the poor. MORNING PRAYER.

11 The Lord gave the word; Psalm 68. Exurgat Deus.

great was the company of the LET God arise, and let his preachers. enemies be scattered ; let them 12 Kings with their armies also that hate him flee before did flee, and were discomfited, him.

and they of the household di. 2 Like as the smoke vanish-vided the spoil. eth, so shalt thou drive them 13 Though ye have lain away; and like as wax melteth among the pots, yet shall ye be at the fire, so let the ungodly as the wings of a dove that is perish at the presence of God. covered with silver wings, and

3 But let the righteous be her feathers like gold. glad, and rejoice before God; 14 When the Almighty scatlet them also be merry and tered kings for their sake, then joyful.

| were they as white as snow in 4 O sing unto God, and sing Salmon. praises unto his name; magnify 15 As the hill of Basan, so is him that rideth upon the hea- God's hill; even an high hill, vens, as it were upon an horse; as the hill of Basan. praise him in his name JAH, 16 Why hop ye so, ye high and rejoice before him.

hills ? this is God's hill, in the 5 He is a father of the father- which it pleaseth him to dwell; less, and defendeth the cause yea, the LORD will abide in it of the widows; even God in his for ever. holy habitation.

17 The chariots of God are 6 He is the God that maketh twenty thousand, even thouinen to be of one mind in an sands of angels ; and the LORD house, and bringeth the pri- is among them as in the holy soners out of captivity ; but place of Sinai. letteth the runagates continue" 18 Thou art gone up on high, in scarceness.

I thou hast led captivity captive, and received gifts for men; yea, Jerusalem ; so shall kings bring even for thine enemies, that the presents unto thee. LORD God might dwell among 30 When the company of them.

the spear-men, and multitude of 19 Praised be the LORD the mighty, are scattered abroad daily, even the God who help- among the beasts of the people, eth us, and poureth his benefits so that they humbly bring pieces upon us,

of silver ; and when he hath *20 He is our God, even the scattered the people that de God of whom cometh salvation: | light in war; God is the LORD, by whom we 31 Then shall the princes escape death,

come out of Egypt; the Mori21 God shall wound the head ans' land shall soon stretch out of his enemies, and the hairy her hands unto God. scalp of such a one as goeth on 32 Sing unto God, 0 ye still in his wickedness.

kingdoms of the earth ; O sing 22 The Lord hath said, I praises unto the LORD, will bring my people again, as I 33 Who sitteth in the heavens did from Basan, mine own will over all, from the beginning : I bring again, as I did sometime Lo, he doth send out his voice; from the deep of the sea. yea, and that a mighty voice.

23 That thy foot may be 34 Ascribe ye the power to dipped in the blood of thine God over Israel; his worship enemies, and that the tongue and strength is in the clouds. of thy dogs may be red through 35 O God, wonderful art the same.

thou in thy holy places: even 24 It is well seen, O God, the God of Israel, he will give how thou goest; how thou, my strength and power unto his God and King, goest in the people. Blessed be God. sanctuary. 25 The singers go before,

EVENING PRAYER. the minstrels follow after, in the PSALM 69, . Salvum me fac. midst are the damsels playing SAVE me, O God; for the with the timbrels.

waters are come in even unto 26 Give thanks, O Israel, my soul. unto God the Lord, in the 2 I stick fast in the deep congregations, from the ground mire, where no ground is; I of the heart.

lam come into deep waters, so 27 There is little Benjamin that the floods run over me. their ruler, and the princes of 3 I am weary of crying, my Juda their council; the princes throat is dry ; my sight faileth of Zebulon, and the princes of me for waiting so long upon my Nephtali.

28 Thy God hath sent forth 4 They that hate me without strength for thee; stablish the a cause are more than the hairs thing, O God, that thou hast of my head ; they that are mine wrought in us,

lenemies, and would destroy me 29 For thy temple's sake at guiltless, are mighty.


5 I paid them the things that I from thy servant ; for I am in never took : God, thou knowest trouble : 0 haste thee, and hear my simpleness, and my faults me. are not hid from thee.

| 19 Draw nigh'unto my soul, 6 Let not them that trust in and save it ; o deliver me, thee, O LORD God of hosts, be because of mine enemies. ashamed for my cause ; let not! 20 Thou hast known my those that seek thee be con- reproof, my shame, and my founded through me, O LORD dishonour : mine adversaries God of Israel.

are all in thy sight. 7 And why ? for thy sake 21 Thy rebuke hath broken have I suffered reproof; shame my heart; I am full of heavihath covereth my face.

ness: I looked for some to have 8 I am become a stranger pity on me, but there was no unto my brethren, even an alien man, neither found I any to unto my mother's children. comfort me.

9 For the zeal of thine house 22 They gave me gall to eat; hath even eaten me, and the and when I was thirsty, they rebukes of them that rebuked gave me vinegar to drink. thee, are fallen upon me.

23 Let their table be made a 10 I wept, and chastened snare to take themselves withal; myself with fasting, and that and let the things that should was turned to my reproof. have been for their wealth, be

11 I put on sackcloth also, unto them an occasion of falling. and they jested upon me.

24 Let their eyes be blinded, 12 They that sit in the gate that they see not; and ever speak against me, and the bow thou down their backs. drunkards make songs upon me. 25 Pour out thin'e indigna

13 But, LORD, I make my tion upon them, and let thy prayer unto thee in an accepta- wrathful displeasure take hold ble time.

of them. 14 Hear me, O God, in the 26 Let their habitation be multitude of thy mercy, even void, and no man to dwell in in the truth of thy salvation. their tents.

15 Take me out of the mire, 27 For they persecute him that I sink not; O let me be whom thou hast smitten; and delivered from them that hate they talk how they may vex me, and out of the deep waters. them whom thou hast wounded.

16 Let not the water-flood 28 Let them fall from one drown me, neither let the deep wickedness to another, and not swallow me up; and let not the come into thy righteousness. pit shut her mouth upon me. I 29 Let them be wiped out

17 Hear me, 0 LORD, for of the book of the living, and thy loving kindness is com- not be written among the fortable; turn thee unto me righteous. according to the multitude of 30 As for me, when I am thy mercies :

poor and in heaviness, thy help, 18 And hide not thy facelo God, shall lift me up.

31 I will praise the name of THE FOURTEENTH DAY. God with a song, and magnify |

MORNING PRAYER. it with thanksgiving.

32 This also shail please thel PSALM 71. In te, Domine, speravi. LORD, better than a bullock that IN thee, O LORD, have I put hath horns and hoofs.

my trust; let me never be put 33 The humble shall con- to confusion, but rid me, and sider this, and be glad: seek deliver me in thy righteousness; ve after God, and your soul incline thine ear unto me, and shall live.

save me. 34 For the LORD heareth the 2 Be thou my strong hold, poor, and despiseth not his whereunto I may alway resort : prisoners.

thou hast promised to help me, 35 Let heaven and earth for thou art my house of depraise him : the sea, and all fence, and my castle. that moveth therein.

3 Deliver me, Q my God, 36 For God will save Sion, out of the hand of the ungodly, and build the cities of Juda, out of the hand of the unrightthat men may dwell there, and eous and cruel man : have it in possession.

14 For thou, O LORD God, 37 The posterity also. of his art the thing that I long for: servants shall inherit it; and thou art my hope,, even from they that love his name shall my youth. dwell therein.

5. Through thee have I been

holden upever since I was born: Psalm 70. Deus, in adjutorium. thou art he that took me out

HASTE thee, O God, to of my mother's womb: my deliver me; make haste to help praise shall be always of thee. me, O LORD.

6 I am become as it were a 2 Let them be ashamed and monster unto many, but my confounded, that seek after my sure trust is in thee. soul; let them be turned back on olet my mouth be filled ward and put to confusion, that with thy praise, that I may wish me evil.

sing of thy glory and honour 3 Let them for their reward | all the day long. be soon brought to shame, that 8. Cast me not away in the cry over me, There, there. time of age ; forsake me not

4 But let all those that seek when my strength faileth me : thee be joyful and glad in thee: 9. For mine enemies speak and let all such as delight in against me; and they that lạy thy salvation say alway, The wait for my soul take their LORD be praised.

counsel together, saying, God 5 As for me, I am poor and hath forsaken him; persecute in misery : haste thee unto me, him, and take him ; for there is O God.

none to deliver him. 6 Thou art my helper, and 10 Go not far from me, 0. my Redeemer : O LORD, make God; my God, haste thee 10 no long tarrying.

help me.

11 Let them be confounded (I sing unto thee; and so will and perish, that are against my my soul, whom thou hast delisoul; let them be covered with vered. shame and dishonour, that seek 22 My tongue also shall talk to do me evil.

of thy righteousness all the day 12 As for me, I will patiently long; for they are confounded abide alway, and will praise thee and brought unto shame, that more and more.

seek to do me evil. 13 My mouth shall daily speak of thy righteousness and

Psalm 72. Deus, judicium. salvation; for I know no end | GIVE the king thy judgthereof.

ments, O God, and thy right14 I will go forth in the eousness unto the king's son. strength of the LORD God, and 2 Then shall he judge thy will make mention of thy right- people according unto right, and eousness only.

defend the poor. 15 Thou, O God, hast taught 3 The mountains also shall me from my youth up until bring peace, and the little hills now; therefore will I tell of righteousness unto the people. thy wondrous works.

4 He shall keep the simple 16 Forsake me not, O God, folk by their right, defend the in mine old age, when I am children of the poor, and punish grey-headed, until I have the wrong doer. showed thy strength unto this 5 They shall fear thee as generation, and thy power to long as the sun and moon all them that are yet for to endureth, from one generation come.

to another. 17 Thy righteousness, 0 6 He shall come down like God, is very high, and great the rain into a fleece of wool, things are they that thou hast even as the drops that water done : 0 God, who is like unto the earth. thee!

| q In his time shall the right18 O what great troubles and eous flourish; yea, and abundadversities hast thou showed ance of peace, so long as the me! and yet didst thou turn and moon endureth. refresh me; yea, and broughtest 8 His dominion shall be also me from the deep of the earth from the one sea to the other, again.

and from the flood unto the 19 Thou hast brought me to world's end. great honour, and comforted 9 They that dwell in the me on every side :

wilderness shall kneel before 20 Therefore will I praise him ; his enemies shall lick the thee, and thy faithfulness, Odust. God, playing upon an instru- 10 The kings of Tharsis and ment of music: unto thee will I of the isles shall give presents ; sing upon the harp, 0 thou the kings of Arabia and Saba holy One of Israel."

shall bring gifts. 21 My lips will be fain when 11 All kings shall fall down

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