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helpeth his Anointed, and will salvation : glory and great worhear him from his holy heaven : ship shalt thou lay upon him. even with the wholesome strength 6 For thou shalt give him everof his right hand.

lasting felicity : and make him 7 Some put their trust in cha- glad with the joy of thy counteriots, and some in horses : but we will remember the Name of 7 And why? because the King the Lord our God.

putteth his trust in the Lord : 8 They are brought down, and and in the mercy of the most fallen but we are risen, and Highest he shall not miscarry. stand upright.

8 All thine enemies shall feel 9 Save, Lord, and hear us, O thy hand : thy right hand shall King of heaven : when we call find out them that hate thee.

9 Thou shalt make them like a PSALM XXI.

fiery oven in time of thy wrath :

the Lord shall destroy them in Domine, in virtute tua.

his displeasure, and the fire shall THE King shall rejoice in thy consume them.

strength, O Lord : exceed- 10 Their fruit shalt thou root ing glad shall he be of thy sal- out of the earth : and their seed vation,

from among the children of men. 2 Thou hast given him his 11 For they intended mischief heart's desire : and hast not de- against thee : and imagined such nied him the request of his lips. a device as they are not able to

3 For thou shalt prevent him perform. with the blessings of goodness ; 12 Therefore shalt thou put and shalt set a crown of pure gold them to flight : and the strings upon his head.

of thy bow shalt thou make rea4 He asked life of thee, and thou dy against the face of them. gavest him a long life : even for 13 Be thou exalted, Lord, in ever and ever.

thine own strength : so will we 5 His honour is great in thy | sing, and praise thy power.

Day 4.

• Evening Prayer.

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saken me : and art so far from my health, and from the words of my complaint ?

2 0 my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not : and in the night-season also I take Do rest.

3 And thou continuest holy : O thou worship of Israel.

4 Our fathers hoped in thee : they trusted in thee, and thou didst deliver them.

5 They called upon thee, and were holpen : they put their trust in thee, and were not confounded.

6 But as for me, I am a worm, and no man : a very scorn of men, and the out-cast of the people.

7 All they that see me laughi

me to scorn: they shoot out their lips, and shake their heads, saying,

8 He trusted in God, that he would deliver him : let him deliver him, if he will have him.

9 But thou art he that took me out of my mother's womb : thou wast my hope, when I hanged yet upon my mother's breasts.

10 I have been left unto thee ever since I was born : thou art my God even from my mother's womb.

11 O go not from me, for trouble is hard at hand : and there is none to help me.

12 Many oxen are come about me : fat bulls of Basan close me in on every side.

13 They gape upon me with their mouths : as it were a ramping and a roaring lion.

14 I am poured out like water,

and all my bones are out of joint : 27 All the ends of the world my heart also in the midst of my shall remember themselves, and body is even like melting wax. be turned unto the Lord : and

15 My strength is dried up like all the kindreds of the nations a potsherd, and my tongue cleav- shall worship before him. eth to my gums : and thou shalt 28 For the kingdom is the bring me into the dust of death. Lord's : and he is the Governour

16 For many dogs are come among the people. about me : and the council of the 29 All such as be fat upon earth : wicked layeth siege against me. have eaten, and worshipped.

17 They pierced my hands and 30 All they that go down into my feet; I may tell all my bones : the dust shall kneel before him : they stand staring and looking and no man hath quickened his upon me.

own soul. 18 They part my garments a- 31 My seed shall serve him : mong them : and cast lots upon they shall be counted unto the my vesture.

Lord for a generation. 19 But be not thou far from me, 32 They shall come, and the O Lord : thou art my succour,

heavens shall declare his righhaste thee to help me.

teousness ; unto a people that 20 Deliver my soul from the shall be born, whom the Lord sword :

my darling from the hath made. power of the dog.

PSALM XXIII. 21 Save me from the lion's mouth : thou hast heard me also

Dominus regit me. from among the horns of the T therefore can I laek nothing.

shepherd : unicorns.

22 I will declare thy Name un- 2 He shall feed me in a green to my brethren : in the midst pasture : and lead me forth beside of the congregation will I praise the waters of comfort. thee.

3 He sh convert my soul : 23 O praise the Lord, ye that and bring me forth in the paths fear him : magnify him, all ye of of righteousness, for his Name's the seed of Jacob, and fear him, sake. all ye seed of Israel;

4 Yea, though I walk through 24 For he hath not despised, the valley of the shadow of death, nor abhorred, the low estate of I will fear no evil : for thou art the poor : he hath not hid his with me; thy rod and thy staff face from him, but when he call- comfort me. ed unto him he heard him.

5 Thou shalt prepare a table 25 My praise is of thee in the before me against them that trougreat congregation : my vows will ble me : thou hast anointed my

perform in the sight of them head with oil, and my cup shall that fear him.

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

house of the Lord for ever.

Day 5. Morning Praper.

the seas : and prepared it upon

the floods. Domini est terra.

3 Who shall ascend into the hill

, of the Lord : or who shall rise up all that therein is : the com- in his holy place? pass of the world, and they that 4 Even he that hath clean dwell therein.

hands, and a pure heart : and 2 For he hath founded it upon that hath not lift up his mind

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unto vanity, nor sworn to deceive 10 For thy Name's sake, O his neighbour.

Lord : be merciful unto my sin, 5 He shall receive the blessing for it is great. from the Lord : and righteousness 11 What man is he, that feareth from the God of his salvation. the Lord : him shall he teach in

6 This is the generation of them the way that he shall choose. that seek him : even of them that 12 His soul shall dwell at ease : seek thy face, O Jacob.

and his seed shall inherit the 7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates, land. and be ye lift up, ye everlasting 13 The secret of the Lord is doors : and the King of glory among them that fear him : and shall come in.

he will shew them his covenant. 8 Who is the King of glory : it 14 Mine eyes are ever looking is the Lord strong and mighty, unto the Lord : for he shall pluck even the Lord mighty in battle. my feet out of the net.

9 Lift up your heads, 0 ye gates, 15 Turn thee unto me, and have and be ye lift up, ye everlasting mercy upon me : for I am desodoors : and the King of glory late, and in misery. shall come in.

16 The sorrow's of my heart are 10 Who is the King of glory : enlarged : O bring thou me out even the Lord of hosts, he is the of my troubles. King of glory.

17° Look upon my adversity PSALM XXV.

and misery : and forgive me all

my sin. Ad te, Domine, levavi.

18 Consider mine enemies, how UNTO thee, O Lord, will I lift many they are : and they bear a

up my soul; my God, I have tyrannous hate against me. put my trust in thee : 0 let me 19 O keep my soul, and deliver not be confounded, neither let me : let me not be confounded, mine enemies triumph over me. for I have put my trust in thee.

2 For all they that hope in thee 20 Let perfectness and righteshall not be ashamed : but such ous dealing wait upon me : for as transgress without a cause shall my hope hath been in thee. be put to confusion.

21 Deliver Israel, O God : out 3 Shew me thy ways, O Lord : of all his troubles. and teach me thy paths. 4 Lead me forth in thy truth,

PSALM XXVI. and learn me : for thou art the

Judica me, Domine. God of my salvation; in thee hath B korth have walked innocently?

E , been my hope all the day long.

5 Call to remembrance, O Lord, my trust hath been also in the thy tender mercies : and thy lov- Lord, therefore shall I not fall. ing-kindnesses, which have been 2 Éxamine me, O Lord, and ever of old.

prove me : try out my reins and 60 remember not the sins and offences of my youth : but ac- 3 For thy loving - kindness is cording to thy mercy think thou ever before mine eyes : and I will upon me, o Lord, for thy good- walk in thy truth. ness.

4 I have not dwelt with vain 7 Gracious and righteous is the persons : neither will I have felLord : therefore will he teach sin- lowship with the deceitful. ners in the way.

5 I have hated the congregation 8 Them that are meek shall he of the wicked : and will not sit guide in judgement : and such among the ungodly. as are gentle, them shall he learn 6 I will wash my hands in inhis way.

nocency, O Lord : and so will I 9 All the paths of the Lord are go to thine altar; mercy and truth : unto such as 7 That I may shew the voice of keep his covenant, and his testi- thanksgiving : and tell of all thy monies.

wondrous works.

my heart.


Evening Prayer.

8 Lord, I have loved the ha- ness : and their right hand is full bitation of thy house : and the of gifts. place where thine honour dwell- Il But as for me, I will walk

innocently : 0 deliver me, and be 90 shut not up my soul with merciful unto me. the sinners : hor my life with the 12 My foot standeth right : I blood-thirsty;

will praise the Lord in the con10 In whose hands is wicked- gregations. DAY 5. PSALM XXVII.

mother forsake me : the Lord

taketh me up. Dominus illuminatio.

13 Teach me thy way, O Lord : is my my and lead me in the right way, besalvation ; whom then shail cause of mine enemies. I fear : the Lord is the strength 14 Deliver me not over into the of my life; of whom then shall will of mine adversaries : for there I be afraid?

are false witnesses risen up against 2 When the wicked, even mine me, and such as speak wrong. enemies, and my foes, came upon 15 I should utterly have faintme to eat up my flesh : they stum- ed : but that I believe verily to bled and fell.

see the goodness of the Lord in 3 Though an host of men were the land of the living. laid against me, yet shall not my 16 O tarry thou the Lord's leiheart be afraid : and though there sure : be strong, and he shall comrose up war against me, yet will fort thine heart; and put thou I put my trust in him.

thy trust in the Lord. 4 One thing have I desired of

PSALM XXVIII. the Lord, which I will require : even that I may dwell in the

Ad te, Domine. house of the Lord all the days of UNTOtthee Will think no cord behold

my strength : ty of the Lord, and to visit his of me; lest, if thou make as temple.

though thou hearest not, I be5 For in the time of trouble he come like them that go down into shall hide me in his tabernacle : yea, in the secret place of his 2 Hear the voice of my humble dwelling shall he hide me, and set petitions, when I cry unto thee : me up upon a rock of stone. when I hold up my hands towards

6 And now shall he lift up mine the mercy-seat of thy holy temhead : above mine enemies round ple. about me.

30 pluck me not away, nei7 Therefore will I offer in his ther destroy me with the ungodly dwelling an oblation with great and wicked doers : which speak gladness : I will sing, and speak friendly to their neighbours, but praises unto the Lord.

imagine mischief in their hearts. 8 Hearken unto my voice, o 4 Reward them according to Lord, when I cry unto thee : have heir deeds : and according to the mercy upon me, and hear me. wickedness of their own inven

9 My heart hath talked of thee, tions. Seek ye my face : Thy face, Lord, 5 Recompense them after the will I seek.

work of their hands : pay them 10 O hide not thou thy face from that they have deserved. me : nor cast thy servant away in 6 For they regard not in their displeasure.

mind the works of the Lord, nor Il Thou hast been my succour : the operation of his hands : thereleave me not, neither forsake me, fore shall he break them down, O God of my salvation.

and not build them up. 12 When my father and my 7 Praised be the Lord : for he

the pit.

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Morning Prayer.

hath heard the voice of my hum- 4 It is the Lord, that ruleth ble petitions.

the sea; the voice of the Lord is 8 The Lord is my strength, and mighty in operation : the voice of my shield; my heart hath trusted the Lord is a glorious voice. in him, and I am helped : there- 5 The voice of the Lord breakfore my heart danceth for joy, and eth the cedar-trees : yea, the Lord in my song will I praise him. breaketh the cedars of Libanus.

9 The Lord is my strength : and 6 He maketh them also to skip he is the wholesome defence of like a calf : Libanus also, and sihis Anointed.

rion, like a young unicorn. 10 O save thy people, and give 7 The voice of the Lord dividthy blessing unto thine inherit- eth the flames of fire; the voice ance : feed them, and set them up of the Lord shaketh the wilderfor ever

ness : yea, the Lord shaketh the PSALM XXIX.

wilderness of Cades.

8 The voice of the Lord maketh Afferte Domino.

the hinds to bring forth young,

and discovereth the thick bushes : mighty, bring young rams in his temple doth every man unto the Lord : ascribe unto the speak of his honour. Lord worship and strength.

9 The Lord sitteth above the 2 Give the Lord the honour due water-flood : and the Lord reunto his Name : worship the Lord maineth a King for ever. with holy worship

10 The Lord shall give strength 3 It is the Lord, that command- unto his people : the Lord shall eth the waters : it is the glorious give his people the blessing of God, that maketh the thunder.

peace. Day 6. PSALM XXX.

9 What profit is there in my Exaltabo te, Domine. blood : when I go down to the WILL magnify thee, O Lord, pit?

10 Shall the dust give thanks not made my foes to triumph over unto thee : or shall it declare thy me.

truth? 2 O Lord my God, I cried unto 11 Hear, O Lord, and have thee : and thou hast healed me. mercy upon me : Lord, be thou

3 Thou, Lord, hast brought my my helper. soul out of hell : thou hast kept 12 Thou hast turned my heamy life from them that go down viness into joy : thou hast put off to the pit.

my sackcloth, and girded me with 4 Sing praises unto the Lord, O gladness. ye saints of his : and give thanks 13 Therefore shall every good unto him for a remembrance of man sing of thy praise without his holiness.

ceasing : O my God, I will give 5 For his wrath endureth but thanks unto thee for ever. the twinkling of an eye, and in

PSALM XXXI. his pleasure is life : heaviness may endure for a night, but joy com

In te, Domine, speravi. eth in the morning.

trust : let me never be put to I shall never be removed : thou, confusion, deliver me in thy righLord, of thy goodness hast made teousness. my hill so strong.

2 Bow down thine ear to me : 7 Thou didst turn thy face from make haste to deliver me. me : and I was troubled.

3 And be thou my strong rock, 8 Then cried I unto thee, O and house of defence : that thou Lord : and gat me to my Lord mayest save me. right humbly.

4 For thou art my strong rock,


6 and in my prosperity I said, IN thee, O Lord,

have I put my

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