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provoke him in the wilder-safely, that they should not ness, and grieved him in the fear, and overwhelmed their desert.

enemies with the sea. 42 They turned back, and 55 And brought them withtempted God; and moved the in the borders of his sanctuary, Holy One in Israel.

even to his mountain, which 43 They thought not of bis he purchased with his right hand, and of the day when he hand. delivered them from the hand 56 He cast out the heathen of the enemy.

also before them, caused their 44 How he had wrought his land to be divided among them miracles in Egypt, and his for an heritage, and made the wonders in the field of Zoan. tribes of Israel to droll in

45 He turned their waters their tents. into blood, so that they might 57 So they tempted and disnot drink of the rivers. pleased the most high God,

46 He sent lice among them, and kept not his testimonies; and devoured them up, and 58 But turned their backs, frogs to destroy them.

and fell away like their fore47 He gave their fruit unto fathers ; starting aside like a the caterpillar, and their la- broken bow. bour unto the grasshopper. 59 For they grieved him

48 He destroyed their vines with their bill-altars, and prowith hail-stones, and their myl-voked him to displeasure with berry-trees with the frost.

their images. 49 He smote their cattle 60 When God heard this, also with hail-stones, and their he was wroth, and took sore flocks with hot thunder-bolts. displeasure at Israel ;

50 He cast upon them the 61 So that he forsook the furiousness of his wrath, anger, tabernacle in Silo, even the displeasure, and trouble ; and tent that he had pitched sent evil angels among them. among men.

51 He made a way to his 62 He delivered their power indignation, and spared notinto captivity, and their beauty their soul from death ; but into the enemies' band. gave their life over to the pes- 63 He gave his people over tilence ;

also unto the sword, and was 52 And smote all the first-wroth with his inheritance. born in Egypt, the most prin- 64 The fire consumed their cipal and mightiest in the young men, and their maidens dwellings of Ham.

were not given to marriage. 53 But as for his own peo- 65 Their priests were slain ple, he led them forth like with the sword, and there sheep, and carried them in the were no widows to make la. wilderness like a flock. mentation.

54 He brought them out 66 So the Lord awaked as one out of sleep, and like asof Jerusalem, and there was giant refreshed with wine.

no man to bury them. 67 He smote his enemies in 4 We have become an open the hinder parts, and put them shame to our enemies, a very to a perpetual shame. scorn and derision unto them

68 He refused the taberna-Jihat are round about us. cle of Joseph, and chose not

5 Lord, how long wilt thou the tribe of Ephraim;

be angry? shall thy jealousy 69 But chose the tribe of burn like fire for ever? Judah, even the hill of Sion, 6 Pour out thine indignation which he loved.

upon the heathen that have 70 And there he built his not known thee; and


the templu, on high, and laid the kingdoms that have not called foundation of it like the ground upon thy Name : which he hath made contin

7 For they have devoured ually.

Jacob, and laid waste

his 71 He chose David also his dwelling-place. servant, and took him away

8 O remember not our old. from the sheep-folds : sins, but have mercy upon us,

72 As he was following the and that soon; for we are come ewes great with young ones. to great misery. he took him, that he might 9 Help us, o God of our feed Jacob his people, and Is-salvation, for the glory of thy rael his inheritance.

Name : O deliver us, and be 73 So he fed them with a inercisul unto our sins, for thy faithful and true heart, and Name's sake. ruled them prudently with all 10 Wherefore do the hea

then say, Where is now their
11 ( let the vengeance

of The Sixteenth Day.

thy servants'blood that is shed, MORNING PRAYER. be openly showed upon the Psalm lxxix. Deus, venerunt.

heathen, in our sight.

12 O let the sorrowful sighO ,

come into thine inherit-fore thee ; according to the ance ; thy holy temple have greatness of thy power, preo they defiled, and made Jeru- serve thou those that are apsalem an heap of stones. pointed to die.

2 The dead bodies of thy 13 And for the blasphemy servants have they given to be where withour neighbours have meat unto the fowls of the air. blasphemed thee, reward thou and the flesh of thy saints unto them, O Lord, seven-fold into the beasts of the land.

their bosom. 3 Their blood have thes 14 So we that are thy peoshed like water on every sidesple, and sheep of thy pasture,

his power.

HEA Israel

, thou that lead

shall give thee thanks for ever, 12 Why hast thou then broand will alway be showing ken down her hedge, that all forth thy praise from gencra-they that go by pluck off her tion to generation.

grapes ? Psalm lxxx. Qui regis

13 The wild boar out of the

wood doth root it up, and the Israel.

wild beasts of the field devour it.

14 Turn thee again, thou est Joseph like a sheep ; show God of hosts, look down from thyself also, thou that sittest heaven; behold and visit this upon the cherubim :

vine. 2 Before Ephraim, Benja. 15 And the place of the min, and Manasses, stir up vine-yard that thy right hand thy strength, and come and hath planted, and the branch help us.

that thou madest so strong for 3 Turn us again, O God; thyself. show the light of thy counte- 16 It is burnt with fire, and nance, and we shall be whole. cut down ; and they shall pe

4 O Lord God of hosts, how rish at the rebuke of thy counlong wilt thou be angry with tenance. thy people that prayeth ? 17 Let thy hand be uport

5 Thou feedest them with the man of thy right hand the bread of tears, and givest and upon the son of man, them plenteousness of tears whom thou madest so strong to drink.

for thine own self ; 6 Thou hast made us a very

18 And so will not we go strife unto ourneighbours, and back from thee: O let us live, our enemies laugh us to scorn. and we shall call upon thy,

7 Turn us again, thou God Name. of hosts ; show the light of 19 Turn us again, () Lord thy countenance, and we shall God of hosts ; show the light be whole.

of thy countenance, and we 8 Thou hast brought a vine shall be whole. out of Egypt; thou hast cast Psalm lxxxi. Exaltate Deos

ING we merrily unto God,

our strength ; make a and when it had taken root, cheerful noise unto the God it filled the land.

of Jacob. 10 The hills were covered 2 Take the psalm, bring with the shadow of it, and the bither the tabret, the merry. boughs thereof were like the harp, with the lute. goodly cedar trees.

3 Blow up the trumpet in 11 She stretched out her the new moon, even in the branches unto the sea, and her time appointed, and upon our boughs unto the river. solemii seast-day:


out the heathen, and planted it:SING

4 For this was made a sta- 17 He should have fed them tute for Israel, and a law of also with the finest wheatthe God of Jacob.

flour; and with honey out of 5 This he ordained in Jo-the stony rock should I have seph for a testimony, when he satisfied thee. came out of the land of Egypt, EVENING PRAYER. and had heard a strange lan

Psalm lxxxii. Deus stetit. guage.

OD the , his hands.

gregation of princes; he were delivered from making is a Judge among gods. the pots.

2 How long will ye give 7 Thou calledst upon me in wrong judgment, and accept troubles, and I delivered thee, the persons of the ungodly? and heard thee what time as 3 Defend the poor and fathe storm fell upon thee. therless ; see that such as are

8 I proved thee also at the in need and necessity have waters of strife.

right. 9 Hear, () my people ; and 4 Deliver the out-cast and I will assure thee, O Israel, poor ; save them from the if thou wilt hearken unto me, hand of the ungodly.

10 There shall no strange 5 They will not be learned, god be in thee, neither shalt nor understand, but walk on ihou worship any other god. still in darkness : all the foun

11 I am the Lord thy God, dations of the earth are out who brought thee out of the of course. land of Egypt: open thy mouth 6 I have said, Ye are gods, wide, and I shall fill it.

and ye are the children of the 12 But my people would not Most Highest ; hear my voice; and Israel 7 But ye shall die like men, would not obey me;

and fall like one of the princes. 13 So I gave them up unto 8 Arise, O God, and judge their own hearts' lusts, and thou the earth ; for thou shalt let them follow their own ima- take all heathen to thine inginations.

heritance. 14 O that my people would have hearkened unto forif

Psalı lxxxii. Deus, quis Israel had walked in my ways,

similis ?

, O down their enemies, and turn

still sied my hand against their ad- lence : refrain not thyself, O versaries.

God; 16 The haters of the Lord 2 For lo, thine enemies should have been found liars ; make a murmuring ; and they but their time should have en- that hate thee have lift up durcd for ever,

their head.


15 I should soon have put HOLD, not thy tongue



3 'They have imagined craf- 16 Make their faces asham. tily against thy people, and ed, O Lord, that they may taken counsel against thy se-seek thy Name. cret oneg.

17 Let them be confounded 4 They have said, Come, and vexed ever more and and let us root them out, that more ; let them be put to they be no more a people, and shame, and perish. that the name of Israel may be 18 And they shall know that po more in remembrance. thou, whose Name is Jehovah,

5 For they have cast their art only the Most Highest heads together with one con- over all the earth. sent, and confederate Psalm Ixxxiv. Quam Dilecta ! against thee;

6 The tabernacles of the dwellings, thou Lord of Edomites, and the Ishmaelites; Hosts ! the Moabites, and Hagarenes; 2 My soul hath a desire and

7 Gebal, and Ammon, and longing to enter into the courts Amalek; the Philistines, with of the Lord ; my heart and them that dwell at Tyre. my flesh rejoice in the living

8 Assur also is joined with God. them, and have holpen the 3 Yea, the sparrow hath children of Lot.

found her an house, and the 9 But do thou to them as swallow a nest, where she unto the Midianites ; unto Si- may lay her young ; even thy sera, and unto Jabin at the altars, O Lord of hosts, my brook of Kison ;

King and my God. 10 Who perished at Endor, 4 Blessed are they that dwell and become as the dung of in thy house ; they will be althe earth.

way praising thee. 11. Make them and their 5 Blessed is the man whose princes like Oreb and Zeb; strength is in thee; in whose yea, make all their princes heart are thy ways. like as Zeba and Salmana; 6 Who, going through the

12 Who say, Let us take to vale of misery, use it for a ourselves the houses of God well; and the pools are filler in possession.

with water. 13 O my God, make them 7 They will go from strength like unto a wheel, and as the to strength, and unto the God stubble before the wind. of gods appeareth every one

14 Like as the fire that of them in Sion. burneth up the wood, and as

8 O Lord God of hosts, the flame that consumeth the hear my prayer ; hearken, o mountains.

God of Jacob : 15 Persecute them even so 9 Behold, O God, our dewith thy tempest, and make fender, and look upon the face them afraid with thy storm. Tof thine Anointed.

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