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12 Why haft thou then hither the tabret, the merry broken down her hedge, that harp, with the lute;" ;; all they that go by pluck off 3 3. Blow up the trumpet in her grapes?

the new moon, even in the 13 The wild boar out of time appointed, and upon the wood doth root it up, our folemn feast-day. and the wild beasts of the field

4 For this was made a stadevour it.

tute for Israel, and a law of 14 Turn thee again, thou the God of Jacob. God of hosts, look down 5 This he ordained in Jofrom heaven, behold and visit feph for a testimony, when this vine,

he came out of the land of 15 And the place of the Egypt, and had heard's vineyard that thy right hand strange language. hath planted, and the branch 6 I eased his shoulder from that thou madest so strong the burden, and his hands for thyself.

were delivered from making 16 It is burnt with fire, the pots. and cut down; and they shall 7 Thou calledft upon me in perilh at the rebuke of thy troubles, and I delivered theą countenance.

and heard thee what time as 17 Let thy hand be upon the storm fell upon thee. :* the man of thy right hand, 8 I proved thee also at the and upon the son of man, waters of strife. whom thou madest so strong

9 Hear, O my people ; and for thine own self.

I will assure thee, o Ifrael, if 18 And so will not we go thou wilt hearken unto me, back from thee: O let us 10 There shall no strange live, and we shall call upon god be in thee, neither shalt thy Name.

thou worship any other god. 19 Turn us again, O Lord 11 I am the Lord thy God, God of hosts; show the light who brought thee out of the of thy countenance, and we land of Egypt: open thy shall be whole.

mouth wide, and I shall fill it. Psalm lxxxi. Exultate Deo.

12 But my people would

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14 O that my people would 8 Arise, O God, and judge have hearkened unto me; for if thou the earth; for thou shalt Israel had walked in my ways, take all heathen to thine in * 15 I should foon have put heritance. down their enemies, and turn

Psalm lxxxiii. ed my hand against their adversaries.

fimilis ? · 16 The haters of the Lord OLD not thy tongue, O should have been found liars ; God, keep not still fibut their time should have lence : refrain not thyself, O endured for ever.

God; 17 He should have fed them 2 For lo, thine enemies also with the finest wheat- make a murmuring; and they flour ; and with honey out of that hate thee have lift up the stony rock should I have their head. satisfied thee.


They have imagined EVENING PRAYER.

craftily against thy people,

and taken counsel against thy Psalm lxxxii. Deus ftetit. secret ones.

OD standeth in the con 4 They have said, Come, and Igregation of princes ; let us root them out, that they he is a Judge among gods. be no more a people, and that

2 How long will ye give the name of Israel may be no wrong judgment, and accept more in remembrance. the persons of the ungodly. 5 For they have cast their :: 3. Defend the poor and fa- heads together with one contherless ; see that such as are in fent, and are confederate aneed and necessity have right. gainst thee ;

4 Deliver the outcast and 6 The tabernacles of the poor ; save them from the Edomites, and the Ishmaelites; hand of the ungodly.

the Moabites, and Hagarenes; 5 They will not be learned, 7 Gebal, and Ammon, and nor understand, but walk on Amalek; the Philistines, with still in darkness : all the foun- them that dwell at Tyre. dations of the earth are out 8 Assur also is joined with of course.

them, and have holpen the 6 I have said, Ye are gods, children of Lot. and ye are the children of the 9 But do thou to them as Most Highest ;

unto the Madianites ; unto 7 But ye shall die like men, Sisera, and unto Jabin at the and fall like one of the princes, brook of Kison;

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10 Who perished at Endor, lay heryoung; even thy altars, and became as the dung of O Lord of hosts, my King and the earth.

11 Make them and their 4 Blessed are they that princes like Oreb and Zeb ; dwell in thy house ; they will yea, make all their princes be alway praising thee. like as Zeba and Salmana ; 5 Blessed is the man whose

12 Who say, Let us take strength is in thee ; in whole to ourselves the houses of God heart are thy ways. in possession.

6 Who, going through the 13 O

my God, make them vale of milery, use it for a like unto a wheel, and as the well; and the pools are filled stubble before the wind. with water. 14 Like as the fire that

7 They will go from strength burneth up the wood, and as to itrength, and unto the God the flame that consumeth the of gods appeareth every one of mountains.

them in Sion. 15 Persecute them even fo 8 O Lord God of hosts, with thy tempest, and make hear my prayer ; hearken, O them afraid with thy storm. God of Jacob. 16 Make their faces asham 9

Behold, O God, our des ed, O Lord, that they may fender, and look upon the seek thy Name.

face of thine Anointed. 17 Let them be confound 10 For one day in thy courts ed and vexed ever more and is better than a thousand. more ; let them be put to 11 I had rather be a door. Thame, and perilh.

keeper in the house of my 18 And they shall know God, than to dwell in the that thou, whose Name is tents of ungodliness. Jehovah, art only the Most 12 For the Lord God is a Highest over all the earth. light and defence ; the Lord Pfalin Ixxxiv. Quam dilecta! will give grace and worship;

How amiable are thy and no good thing thall he

dwellings, thou Lord of withhold from them that live Hosts !

2 My soul hath a desire and 13 O Lord God of hofts, longing toenter intothe courts blessed is the man that putof the Lord; my heart and my teth his trust in thee. flesh rejoice in the living God. Psalm lxxxv. Benedixifti, 3 Yea, the sparrow hath

Domine. found her an house, and the ORD, thou art become swallow a nest, where she may gracious unto thy land ;



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thou haft turned away the 13 Righteousness Mall go captivity of Jacob.

before him, and he shall diw 5 2 Thou haft forgiven the rect his going in the way. offence of thy people, and covered all their fins..

The Seventeenth Day. 3. Thou hast taken away all

MORNING PRAYBR. thy displeasure, and turned Psalm 1xxxvi. Inclina, Domine, thyself from thy wrathful in ow down thine ear, O dignation.

4. Turn us then, O God our I am poor, and in misery. Saviour, and let thine anger 2 Preserve thou my loul ; cease from us.

for I am holy: my God, fave 5 Wilt thou be displeased thy servant that putteth bis at us for ever? and wilt thou trust in thee. stretch out thy wrath from 3 Be inerciful unto me, O one generation to another? Lord; for I will call daily

6 Wilt thou not turn again, upon thee. and quicken us, that thy peo

4 Comfort the soul of thy ple may rejoice in thee servant ; for unto thee, O

7 Show us thy mercy, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. Lord, and grant us thy (al- 5 For thou, Lord, art vation.

good and gracious, and of 8 I will hearken what the great mercy unto all thein Lord God will say concerning that call upon thee. me ; -for he shall speak peace 6 Give ear, Lord, unto my unto his people, and to his prayer, and ponder the voice faints, that they turn not of my humble desires. again.

7 In the time of my trouble 9 For his salvation is nigh I will call upon thee ; for them that fear him; that glory thou hearest me. may dwell in our land.

8 Among the gods there is 10 Mercy and truth are met none like unto thee, O Lord together : righteousness and there is not one that can do peace have kiffed each other. as thou doest.

11 Truth shall flourish out o All nations whom thou of the earth, and righteousness hast made, shall come and hath looked down from hea- worship thee, O Lord; and ven.

shall glorify thy Name. 12 Yea, the Lord shall show 10 For thou art great, and loving kindness, and our land doest wondrous things : thou shall give her increase art God alone.

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3 I will think upon Rahab Lord, and I will walk in thy and Babylon, with them that truth : O knit my heart unto know me. thee, that I may fear thy 4 Behold ye the Philistines Name.

also, and they of Tyre, with the 12 I will thank thee, O Morians; lo there was he Lord my God, with all my born. heart; and will praise thy 5 And of Sion it shall be Name for evermore.

reported, that he was born in 13 For great is thy mercy her; and the most High (hall toward me; and thou hast stablish her. delivered my soul from the 6 The Lord shall rehearse it, nethermost hell.

when he writeth up the peo14 O God, the proud are ri- ple, that he was born there. sen against me; and the congre 7. The fingers also and gations of naughty men have trumpeters shall he rehearse : sought after my soul, and have All my fresh springs shall be not set thee before their eyes. in thee.

15 But thou, O Lord God, art full of compassion and Psalm lxxxviii. Domine, Deus.

Lord, God of salvaous in goodness and truth.

tion, I have cried day 16 O turn thee then unto and night before thee: O let me, and have mercy upon me; my prayer enter into thy pregive thy ítrength unto thy fence ; incline thine ear unto Tervant, and help the lon of my calling; thine hand-maid.

2 For my soul is full of 17 Show sometoken upon me trouble, and my life draweth for good; that they who hate nigh unto hell. me may see it, and be ashamed, 3 I am counted as one of because thou, Lord, haft hol- them that go down into the pen me, and comforted me. pit, and I have been even as

a man that hath no strength. Psalmlxxxvii. Fundamenta ejus.

4 Free among the dead, like ER foundations are upon unto them that are wounded,

the holy hills: the Lord and lie in the grave, who are loveth the gates of Sion more out of remembrance, and are than all the dwellings of Jacob. cut away from thy hand. 2 Very excellent things are 5

Thou hast laid me in the spoken of thee, thou city of lowest pit, in a place of darkGod.

ness, and in the deep.

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