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the ungodly that are in the thine indignation and wrath ; land; that I may root out all for thou hast taken me up, wicked doers from the city of and cast me down. the Lord.
11 My days are gone like
a shadow, and I am withered The Twentieth Day.
MORNING PRAYER. 12 But thou, O Lord, shalt Psalm cii. Domine, exaudi. endure for ever, and thy re
EAR my prayer, O membrance throughout all
my cry- generations. ing come unto thee.
13 Thou shalt arise, and have 2 Hide not thy face from mercy upon Sion; for it is time me in the time of my trouble; that thou have mercy upon incline thine ear unto me her ; yea, the time is come. when I call; O hear me, and 14 And why? thy servants that right foon:
think upon her stones, and it · 3 For my days are consum- pitieth them to see her in the ed away like smoke, and my duft. bones are burnt up as it were 15 The heathen shall fear a fire-brand.
thy Name, O Lord; and all 4 My heart is smitten down, the kings of the earth thy and withered like grass ; so Majesty. that I forget to eat my bread. 16 When the Lord shall
5 For the voice of my build up Sion, and when his groaning, my bones will scarce glory shall appear ; cleave to my flesh.
When he turneth him 6 I am become like a peli- unto the prayer of the poor can in the wilderness, and like destitute, and despiseth not an owl that is in the desert. their desire ;
7 I have watched, and am 18 This shall be written for even as it were a sparrow, that those that come after, and fitteth alone upon the house. the people which shall be born top.
shall praise the Lord, 8 Mine enemies revile me 19 For he hath looked all the day long; and they down from his sanctuary; out that are mad upon me, are of the heaven did the Lord fworn together against me. behold the earth.
9 For I have eaten ashes as 20 That he might hear the it were bread, and mingled mourning of such as are in cap. my drink with weeping. tivity, and deliver the children 10 And that, because of appointed unto death;
21 That they may declare 4 Who saveth thy life from the Name of the Lord in Sion, destruction, and crowneth and his worship at Jerusalem; thee with mercy and loving
22 When the people are ga- kindness; thered together, and the king 5 Who fatisfieth thy mouth doms also, to serve the Lord. with good things, making thee
23 He brought down my young and lusty as an eagle. strength in my journey, and 6 The Lord executeth shortened my days.
righteousness and judgment, 24 But I said, O my God, for all them that are oppressed take me not away in the midst with wrong. of mine age; as for thy years, 7 He showed his ways unto they endure throughout all Moses, his works unto the generations.
children of Israel. 25 Thou, Lord, in the be 8 The Lord is full of comginning hast laid the founda- passion and mercy, long-suftion of the earth, and the hea- fering, and of great goodness. vens are the work of thy hands. 9 He will not alway be
26 They shall perish, but chiding; neither keepeth he thou shalt endure ; they all his anger for ever. shall wax old as doth a gar 10 He hath not dealt with ment.
us after our sins; nor rewarded 27 And as a vesture shalt us according to our wickedthou change them, and they nefses. shall be changed; but thou 11 For look how high the art the same, and thy years heaven is in comparison of the shall not fail.
earth; so great is his mercy al28 The children of thy ser- fo toward them that fear him! vants shall continue, and their 12 Look how wide also the seed shall stand fast in thy sight. east is from the west; so far
hath he set our fins from us ! Psalm ciii. Benedic, anima mea.
13 Yea, like as a father RAISE the Lord, O my pitieth his own children; even
soul; and all that is with- so is the Lord merciful unto in me praise his holy Name. them that fear him.
2 Praise the Lord, O my 14 For he knoweth whereof soul; and forget not all his we are made ; he rememberbenefits ;
eth that we are but dust. 3
Who forgiveth all thy 15 The days of man are, fin, and healeth all thine in- but as grass ; for he flourishfirmities i
eth as a flower of the field,
16 For as soon as the wind of his chambers in the waters, goeth over it, it is gone ; and and maketh the clouds his the place thereof shall know chariot, and walketh upon it no more.
the wings of the wind. 17 But the merciful good 4. He maketh bis angels ness of the Lord endureih for spirits, and his ministers a ever and ever upon them that flaming fire. fear him ; and his righteous 5 He laid the foundations ness upon children's children ; of the earth, that it never
18 Even upon such as keep should move at any time. his covenant, and think upon 6 Thou coveredít it with the his commandments, to do deep like as with a garment; them.
the waters stand in the hills. 19 The Lord hath prepar 7 At thy rebuke they flee; cd his seat in heaven, and his at the voice of thy thunder kingdom ruleth over all.
they are afraid. 20 O praise the Lord, ye 8 They go up as high as Angels of his, ye that excel the hills, and down to the in strength ; ye that fulfil his vallies beneath ; even unto commandment, and hearken the place which thou hast apunto the voice of his words. pointed for them.
21 O praise the Lord, all 9 Thou hast let them their ye his hosts; ye servants of bounds, which they shall not his that do his pleasure. pass, neither turn again to
22 O speak good of the cover the earth. Lord, all ye works of his, in all 10 He sendeth the springs places of his dominion : Praise into the rivers, which run thou the Lord, O my soul. EVENING PRAYER.
I All beasts of the field
drink thereof, and the wild Psalm civ. Benedic, anima mea, affes quench their thirst.
RAISE the Lord, O my 12 Beside them shall the
soul : 0 Lord my God, fowls of the air have their thou art become exceeding habitation, and sing among glorious, thou art cloathed the branches. with majesty and honour. 13 He watereth the hills
2 Thou deckest thyself from above ; the earth is filwith light as it were with a led with the fruit of thy works. garment, and spreadest out 14 He bringeth forth grass the heavens like a curtain. for the cattle, and green herð 3 Who layeth the beams for the service of men.
among the bills.
15 That he may bring food 26 There go the ships, and out of the earth, and wine there is that Leviathan, whom that maketh glad the heart of thou hast made to take his man; and oil to make him a pastime therein. cheerful countenance, and 27 These wait all upon bread to strengthen man's heart. thee, that thou mayest give
16 The trees of the Lord them meat in due season. also are full of lap; even the 28 When thou givest it cedars of Libanus, which he them, they gather it ; and hath planted;
when thou openest thy hand, 17 Wherein the birds make they are filled with good. their nests; and the fir-trees 29 When thou hidest thy are a dwelling for the stork. face, they are troubled : when
18 The high hills are a re. thou takeft away their breath, fuge for the wild goats; and they die and are turned again so are the stony rocks for the to their duft. conies.
30 When thou lettest thy 19 He appointed the moon breath go forth, they thall be for certain feasons, and the made ; and thou shalt renew sun knoweth his going down. the face of the earth.
20 Thou maketh darkness, 31 The glorious majesty of that it may be night; wherein the Lord shall endure for all the beasts of the forest do ever; the Lord shall rejoice move.
in his works. 21 The lions roaring af 32 The earth shall tremble ter their prey, do seck their at the look of him ; if he do meat from God.
but touch the hills, they 22 Thesun ariseth, and they shall smoke. get them away together, and 33 I will fing unto the lay them down in their dens. Lord as long as I live ; I will
23 Man goeth forth to his praise my God while I have work, and to his labour, un- my being ; til the evening.
34 And so shall my words 24 O Lord, how manifold please him : my joy shall be are thy works ; in wisdom in the Lord. bast thou made them all ; the
35 As for finners, they shall earth is full of thy riches. be consumed out of the
25 So is the great and wide earth, and the ungodly shall sea also ; wherein are things come to an end : Praise thou creeping innumerable , both the Lord, O my foul
, praise small and great beasts. the Lord.
The Twenty-First Day. I give the land of Canaan, the MORNING PRAYER.
lot of your inheritance. Psalm cv. Confitemini Domino. but a few of them, and they
12 When there were yet Give thanks unto the strangers in the land ;
Lord, and call upon 13 What time as they went his Name ; tell the people from one nation to another, what things he hath done. from one kingdom to another
2 O let your songs be of people ; him, and praise him ; and 14 He suffered no man to let your talking be of all his do them wrong, but reproved wondrous works.
even kings for their fakes : 3 Rejoice in his holy Name; 15 Touch not mine Anointlet the heart of them rejoice, ed, and do iny prophets no that seek the Lord.
harm. 4 Seek the Lord and his 16 Moreover, he called for strength ; seck his face ever- a dearth upon the land, and more.
destroyed all the provision of 5 Remember the marvel- bread. lous works that he hath done; 17 But he had sent a man behis wonders, and the judge fore them, even Joseph, who ments of his mouth; was sold to be a bond-servant, : 60
60 ye seed of Abraham, 18 Whose feet they hurt his servant ; ye children of in the stocks; the iron enterJacob, his chosen.
ed into his soul, 7. He is the Lord our 19 Until the time came God; his judgments are in that his cause was known : all the world..
the word of the Lord tried 8 He hath been alway hiin. mindful of his covenant and 20 The king sent, and depromise, that he made to a livered him ; the prince of thousand generations. the people let him go free.
9 Even the covenant that he 21 He made him lord also made with Abraham ; and of his house, and ruler of all the oath that he fware unto his substance ; Ifaac;
22 That he might inform 10 And appointed the same his princes after his will, and unto Jacob for a law, and to teach his senators wisdom. Ifrael for an everlasting testa 23 Israel also came into ment,
Egypt, and Jacob was a 11 Saying, Unto thee will stranger in the land of Ham.