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see this, and fear, and shall broken the bones of him that laugh him to scorn : besieged thee; thou hast put

8 Lo, this is the man that them to confusion, because took not God for his strength; God hath despised them. but trusteth unto the multitude 7 Oh that the salvation of his riches, and strengthen- were given unto Israel out of ed himself in his wickedness. Sion ! Oh that the Lord would

9. As for me, I am like a deliver his people out of capgreen olive-tree in the house tivity! of God; my trust is in the 8. Then should Jacob re. tender mercy of God forever joice, and Israel should be and ever.

right glad. 10 I will always give thanks Psalm liv. Deus, in Nomine. unto thee for that thou hast done ; and I will hope in thy SAVE me, o God, for thy Name, for thy saints like it Name's sake, and avenge well.

me in thy strength.

2 Hear my prayer, O God, EVENING PRAYER. and hearken unto the words

of Psalm lüi. Dixit insipiens.



3 For strangers are risen "HE foolish body hath said up against me ; and tyrants;

in his heart, There is which have not God before no God.

their eyes, seek after soul. 2 Corrupt are they, and 4 Behold, God is my helpbecome abominable in their er; the Lord is with them wickedness; there is none that that uphold my soul. doeth good.

5 He shall reward evil unto 3 God looked down from mine enemies : destroy thou heaven upon the children of them in thy truth. men, to see if there were any 6 An offering of a free heart that would understand, and will I give thee, and praise seek after God.

thy Name, O Lord ; because 4 But they are all gone out it is so comfortable. of the way, they are altogeth- 7 For he hath delivered me er become abominable ; there out of all my trouble ; and is also none that doeth good, mine eye hath seen his desire no not one.

upon mine enemies. 5 Are not they without un

Psalm ly. Exaudi, Deus. derstanding that work wickedness, eating up my people HEAR my prayer, o God; as if they would eat bread? and they have not called upon my petition God.

2 Take heed unto me, and :6 They were afraid, where hear me, how I mourn in my Ho fear was ;. for. God bath prayer, and am vexed..


3 The enemy crieth so, and 15 We took sweet counsel the ungodly cometh on so together, and walked in the fast; for they are minded to house of God as friends. do me some mischief, so ma- 16 Let death come hastily liciously are they set against upon them, and let them go me.

down quick into hell: for 4 My heart is disquieted wickedness is in their dwelle within me, and the fear of ings, and among them. death is fallen upon me. 17 As for me, I will call

5 Fearfulness and tremb- upon God, and the Lord shall ling are come upon me, and save me. an horrible dread hath over- 18 In the evening, and whelmed me.

morning, and at noon-day, 6 And I said, O that I had will I pray, and that instantly ; wings like a dove ; for then and he shall hear my voice. would I flee away, and be at 19 It is he that hath delirest.

vered iny soul in peace

from 7 Lo, then would I get me the battle that was against away far off, and remain in me; for there were many the wilderness.

with me. 8 I would make haste to 20 Yea, even God that enescape, because of the stormy dureth for ever, shall hear wind and tempest.

me, and bring them down ; 9 Destroy their tongues, (for they will not turn, nor Lord, and divide them; for I fear God. have spied unrighteousness 21 He laid his hands upon and strife in the city. such as be at peace with him,

10 Day and night they go and he brake his covenant. about within the walls there- 22 The words of his mouth of; mischief also and sorrow were softer than butter, havare in the midst of it.

ing war in his heart; bis Ji Wickedness is therein ; words were smoother than deceit and guile go not out of oil and yet be they very their streets.

swords. 12 For it is not an open 23 ( cast thy burthen upenemy that has done me this on the Lord, and he shall nou«lishonour ; for then I could rish thee, and shall not suffer have borne it :

the righteous to fall for ever. 13 Neither was it mine ad- 24 And as for them thou, versary that did magnify him. O God, shalt bring them into self against me; for then per- the pit of destruction. adventure I would have hid 25 The blood-thirsty and myself from him :

deceitful men shall not live 14 But it was even thou out half their days: neverany companion, my guide, theless, my trust shall be i..

mine own familiar friend.'thee, O Lord.


The Eleventh day. 12 Unto thee, O God, will MORNING PRAYER.


pay my vows; unto thee will Psalm lvi Miserere mei,

I give thanks.

13 For thou hast delivered Deus.

my soul from death, and my E merciful unto me, O feet from falling, that I may

God, for man goeth about walk before God in the light to devour me; he is daily fight-of the living. ing and troubling me. 2 Mine enemies are daily

Psalm lvii. Miserere mei, in hand to swallow me up ;!

Deus. for they be many that fight RE merciful unto ine, O. against me, Othou Most D God, be merciful unto Highest.

me ; for my soul trusteth in Š. Nevertheless, though I thee ; and under the shadow am sometimes afraid, yet put of thy wings shall be my reI my trust in thee.

fuge, until this tyranny be 4. I will praise God because overpast. of his word : l'have put my 2 I will call unto the most trust in God, and will not fear high God, even unto the God what fish can do unto me. that shall perform the cause ,

5. They daily mistake my which I have in hand. words ; all that they imagine 3 He shall send from hea. is to do me evil.

ven, and save me from the 6 They hold all together, reproof of him that would eat, and keep themselves close, me op. and mark my steps, when they 4 God shall send forth his lay wail for my soul. mercy and truth : my soul is

7 Shall they escape for their among lions. wickedness? thout, ( God, in 5 And I lie even among the : thy displeasure, shalt cast children of men, that are set them down.

on fire, whose teeth are spears · 8. Thou tellest my wander and arrows, and their tongue ings : put my tears into thy a sharp sword. . bottle. : are not these things 6 Set up thyself, o God, noted in thy book ?

above the heavens, and thy 9 Whensoever I call upon glory above all the earth. thee, then shall mine enemies 7 They have laid a net for be put to flight : this I know ; my fect, and pressed down my for God is on my side. soul ; they have digged a pic

10 In God's word will I re- before me, and are fallen into joice ; in the Lord's word will the midst of it themselves. 1 comfort me.

8 My heart is fixed, O God, 11 Yea, in God have I put my heart is fixed ; I will sing, my trust ; I will not be afraid and give praise. what man can do unto me 9 Awake upmy glor"

awake, lute and harp : I my- untimely fruit of a woman self will awake right early. and let them not see the sun.

10 I will give thanks unto 8 Or ever your pots be thee, O Lord, among the peo-made bot with thorns, so let ple ; and I will sing unto thee indignation vex him, even as among the nations.

a thing that is raw. 11 For the greatness of thy 9 The righteous shall remercy reacheth unto the bea- joice, when he seeth the venvens, and thy truth unto the geance ; he shall wash his clouds.

footsteps in the blood of the 12 Set up thyself, O God, ungodly. above the heavens, and thy 10 So that a man shall say, glory above all the earth.

Verily, there is a reward for

the righteous ; doubtless there Psalm lviii. Si vere utique is a God that judgeth the earth.


2 Yea
, ye imagine mischie, Denemies

, o God; defend


RE your minds set upon

EVENING PRAYER. righteousness, O ye congregation ? and do ye judge the Psalm lix. Eripe me de inia thing that is right, Oye sons

micis. of men ?

2 in your heart upon the earth, and your hands deal with me from them that rise up. wickedness.

against me. 3 The ungodly are froward, 2 O deliver me from the

from their mother's wicked doers, and save me womb ; as soon as they are from the blood-thirsty men. born, they go astray, and 3 For lo, they lie waiting speak lies.

for my soul ; the mighty men 4 They are as venomous are gathered against me, withe. as the poison of a serpent, even out any offence or fault of me. like the deaf adder, that stop-O Lord. peth her ears ;

4. They run and prepare5 Which refuseth to hear themselves without my fault ; the voice of the charmer, arise thou therefore to help. charm he never so wisely. me, and behold.

6 Break their teeth, O God, 5 Stand up, O Lord God of in their mouths ; smite the hosts, thou God of Israel, to jaw-bones of the lions, O Lord: visit all the heathen, and be let them fall away like water not merciful unto them that ofthat runneth apace, and when rend of malicious wickedness. they shoot their arrows, let 6 They go to and fro in the them be rooted out.

evening, they grin like a dog, 7 Let them consume away and run about through the city

a snail, and be like thel 7 Behold, they speak with


their mouth, and swords are Psalm lx. Deus, repulisti in their lips; for who doch hear? 8 But thou, O Lord, shall O GOD, thou hast cast us

out, and scattered us have them in derision, and abroad ; thou hast also been thou shalt laugh all the hea- displeased : O turn thee unto then to scorn.

us again. 9 My strength will I ascribe 2 Thou hast moved the land unto thee; for thou art the and divided it: heal the sores God of my refuge.

thereof, for it shaketh. 10 God showeth me his 3 Thou hast showed thy goodness plenteously: and God people heavy things; thou hast shall let me see my desire given us a drink of deadly upon mine enemies.

wine. 11 Slay them not, lest my 4. Thou hast given a token people forget it ; but scatter for such as fear thee, that them abroad among the peo- they may triumph because of ple, and put them down, the truth. Lord, our defence.

5 Therefore were thy be. 12 For the sin of their mouth, loved delivered: help me with and for the words of their lips, thy right hand, and hear me. they shall be taken in their 6 God hath spoken in his pride : and why? their preach-holiness, I will rejoice and diing is of cursing and lies. vide Sichem, and mete out

13 Consume them in thy the valley of Succoth. wrath ; consume them, that 7 Gilead is mine, and Ma. they may perish, and know nasses is mine ; Ephraim also that it is God that ruleth in is the strength of my head ; Jacob, and unto the ends of Judah is my law-giver ; the world.

8 Moab is my wash-pot ; . 14 And in the evening they over Edom will I cast out my will return, grin like a dog, shoe ; Philistia, be thou glad and will go about the city.

15 They will run here and 9 Who will lead me into the there for meat, and grudge if strong city? who will bring they be not satisfied.

me into Edom? 16 As for me, I will sing of 10 Hast not thou cast us out, thy power, and will praise thy o God? wilt not thou, O God, mercy betimes inthe morning; go out with our hosts? for thou hast been my delence 11 O be thou our help in and refuge in the day of my trouble ; for vain is the help trouble.

lof man. 17 Unto thee, O my strength. 12 Through God will we will I sing; for thou O God, do great acts ; for it is he art my refuge, and my mer- that shall tread down o!!! çiful Gide


of me.

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