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his servant; ye children ofjvered him; the prince of the Jacob, his chosen.

people let him go free. 7 He is the Lord our God; 21 He made him lord also his judgments are in all the of his house, and ruler of all world.

his substance ; 8 He hath been alway mind- 22 That he might inform ful of his covenant and pro- his princes after his will, and mise, that he made to a thou-teach his senators wisdom. sand generations.

23 Israel also came into 9 Even the covenant that he Egypt, and Jacob was a stranmade with Abraham ; and the ger in the land of Ham. oath that he sware unto Isaac; 24 And he increased his

10 And appointed the same people exceedingly, and made unto Jacob for a law, and to them stronger than their enes! Israel for an everlasting testa- mies ; ment,

25 Whose heart turneth so, 11 Saying, Unto thee will I that they hated his people, give the land of Canaan, the and dealt untruly with his serlot of your inheritance. vants.

12 When there were yet 26 Then sent he Moses his but a few of them, and they servant, and Aaron whom he strangers in the land ; had chosen ;

13 What time as they went 27 And these showed his from one nation to another, tokens among them, and wonfrom one kingdom to another ders in the land of Ham. people;

28 He sent darkness, and 14 He suffered no man to it was dark ; and they were do them wrong, but reproved not obedient unto his word. even kings for their sakes : 29 He turned their waters

15 Touch not mine Anoint- into blood, and slew their fish. ed, and do my prophets no 30 Their land brought forth harm.

frogs; yea, even in their 16 Moreover, he called for king's chambers. a dearth upon the land, and 31 He spake the word, and destroyed all the provision of there came all manner of fies, bread.

and lice in all their quarters. 17 But he had sent a man 32 He gave them hail-stones before them, even Joseph, who for rain ; and flames of fire in was sold to be a bond-servant, their land.

18 Whose feet they hurt in 33 He smote their vines the stocks ; the iron entered also and fig-trees ; and deinto his soul;

stroyed the trees that were in 19 Until the time came their coasts. that his cause was known : the 34. He spake the word, and word of the Lord tried him. the grasshoppers came,

20 The me sent, and deli- caseirless innumerable

and they that hated them the lands, from the east, and were lords over them. from the west ; from the north,

41 Their enemies oppres- and from the south. sed them, and had them in 4 They went astray in the subjection.

wilderness out of the way, and 42 Many a time did he de- found no city to dwell in. liver them ; but they rebelled 5 Hungry and thirsty, their against him with their own in- soul fainted in them. ventions, and were brought 6 So they cried unto the down in their wickedness. Lord in their trouble, and he

43 Nevertheless, when he delivered them from their saw their adversity, he heard distress. their complaint.

7 He led them forth by the 44 He thought upon his right way, that they might go covenant, and pitied them, to the city where they dwelt. according unto the multitude 8 O that men would thereof his mercies; yea, he made fore praise the Lord for his all those that led them away goodness; and declare the captive to pity them. wonders that he doeth for the

45 Deliver us, O Lord our children of men! God, and gather us from a

9 For he satisfieth the mong the heathen ; that we empty soul, and fillcth the may give thanks unto thy holy hungry soul with goodness ; Name, and make our boast of 10 Such as sit in darkness thy praise.

and in the shadow of death, 46 Blessed be the Lord God being fast bound in misery of Israel, from everlasting, and iron; and world without end ; and

11 Because they rebelled let all the people say, Amen. against the words of the Lord,

and lightly regarded the coun

sel of the most Highest. The Twenty-second Day,

12 He also brought down

their heart through heaviness; MORNING PRAYER. they fell down, and there was Psalm cvii. Confitemini Do- none to help them. mino.

13 So when they cried unto the Lord in their trouble, he

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O COME thanks unto the delivered them out of theif

Lord; and his mercy endureth for

14 For he brought them out ever.

of darkness, and out of the 2 Let them give thanks, shadow of death, and brake whom the Lord hath redeem- their bonds in sunder. ed, and delivered from the hand of the enemy ;

15 O that men would there. 3 And gathered them out of goodness; and declare the

fore praise the Lord for his

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wonders that he doeth for the delivereth them out of their children of men !

distress. 16 For he hath broken the 29 For he maketh the storm gates of brass, and smitten the to cease, so that the waves bars of iron in sunder. thereof are still.

17 Foolish men are plagued 50 Then are they glad, befor their ofience, and because cause they are at rest; and so of their wickedness.

he bringeth them unto the ha18 Their soul abhorred all ven where they would be. manner of meat, and they 31 O that men would therewere even hard at death's fore praise the Lord for his door.

goodness ; and declare the 19 So when they cried unto wonders that he doeth for the the Lord in their trouble, he children of men ! delivered them out of their 32 That they would exalt distress,

him also in the congregation of 20 He sent his word, and the people, and praise him in healed them ; and they were the seat of the elders ! saved from their destruction. 33 Who turneth the floods

21 O that men would there- into a wilderness, and drieth fore praise the Lord for his up the water-springs. goodness; and declare the 34 A fruitful land makeih wonders that he doeth for the he barren, for the wickedness children of men !

of them that dwell therein. 22 That they would offer 35 Again he maketh the wilunto him the sacrifice of derness a standing water, and thanksgiving, and tell out his water-springs of a dry ground. works with gladness!

36 And there he setteth the 23 They that go down to hungry, that they may build the sea in ships, and occupy them a city to dwell in ; their business in great waters; 37 That they may sow their

24 These men see the works land, and plant vineyards, to of the Lord, and his wonders yield them fruits of increase.

38 He blesseth them, so that 25 For at his word the stor-they multiply exceedingly; and my wind ariseth, which listeth suffereth not their cattle to up the waves thereof.

decrease. 26 They are carried up to 39 And again, when they are the heaven, and down again to minished and brought low the deep; their soul melteth through oppression, through away because of the trouble,

any plague or trouble ; 27 They reel to and fro, and 40 Though he suffer them stagger like a drunken man, to be evil-entreated through and are at their wit's end. yrants, and let them wander

28 So when they cry unto out of the way in the wilderthe Lord in their trouble, he ness;

in the deep.


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41 Yet helpeth he the poor Edom will I cast out my shoe; out of misery, and maketh upon Philistia will I triumph. him households like a flock of 10 Who will lead me into she. p.

the strong city ? and who will 42 The righteous will con-bring me into Edom ? sider this, and rejoice; and 11 Hast not thou forsaken us, the mouth of all wickedness O God? and wilt not thou, O shall be stopped.

God, go forth with our hosts? 43 Whoso is wise, will pon- 12 o help us against the der these things; and they enemy; for vain is the help of shall understand the loving- man. kindness of the Lord.

13 Through God we shall EVENING PRAYER,

do great acts; and it is he that

shall tread down our enemies. Psalm cviii. Paratum cor Psalm cix, Deus laudum.

TOLD not thy tongue, o

God of my praise ; for GOD, my heart is ready, the mouth of the ungodly, yea,

my heart is ready; I will the mouth of the deceitful is sing, and give praise with the opened upon me. best member that I have. 2 And they have spoken

2 Awake, thou lute and against me with false tongues; karp; I myself will awake they compassed me about also right early.

with words of hatred, and 3 I will give thanks unto fought against me without a thee, O Lord, among the peo- cause. ple; I will sing praises unto 3 For the love that I had thee among the nations. unto them, lo, they take now

4 For thy mercy is greateriny contrary part ; but I give than the heavens, and thy truth iyself unto prayer. reacheth unto the clouds. 4 Thus have they rewarded

5 Set up thyself, O God, me evil for good, and hatred above the heavens, and thy for my good-will. glory above all the earth, 5 Set thou an ungodly man

6. That thy beloved may be to be ruler over him, and let delivered : let thy right hand Satan stand at his right hand. save them, and hear thou me. 6 When sentence is given

7 God hath spoken in his upon him, let him be con• holiness, I will rejoice there-demned ; and let bis prayer fore, and divide Sichem, and be turned into sin. miete out the valley of Succotn. 7 Let his days be few, and

8 Gilead is mine, and Ma- let another take his office. nasses is mine ; Ephraim also 8 Let his children bc fatheris the strength of my head ; less, and his wife a widow.

9 Juda is my law.giver ; 9 Let his children be vaga. Moab is my wash-pot ; overbonds, and beg their bread ;

off the earth;

let them seek it also out of de-Lord God, according unto thy solate places.

Name ; for sweet is thy mercy, 10 Let the extortioner con- 21 O deliver me, for I am sume all that he hath ; and let helpless and poor, and my the stranger spoil his labour. heart is wounded within me.

11 Let there be no man to 22 I go hence like the shapity him, nor to have compas-dow that departeth, and am sion upon his fatherless chil-driven away as the grasshopper. dren.

23 My knees are weak 12 Let his posterity be de-through fasting; my flesh is stroyed; and in the next ge-dried up for want of fatness. neration let his name be clean 24 I became also a reproach put out.

unto them ; they that Icoked 13 Let the wickedness of his upon me shaked their heads. fathers be had in remembrance 25 Help me, O Lord niy in the sight of the Lord, and God; O save me, according let Bot the sin of his mother be to thy mercy, done away.

26 And they shall know how 14 Let them alway be before that this is thy hand, and that the Lord, that he may root thou, Lord, hast done it. out the memorial of them from 27 Though they curse, yet

bless thou ; and let them be 15 And that, because his confounded that rise (p against mind was not to do good ; but me; but let thy servant rejoice. persecuted the poor helpless 28 Let mine adversaries Le man, that he might slay him clothed with shame ; and let that was vexed at the heart. them cover themselves with

16 Fiis delight was in curs. their own confusion, as with a ing, and it shall happen unto cloak. him; he loved not blessing, 29 As for me, I will give therefore shall it be far from great thanks unto the Lord

with my mouth, and praise him 17 He clothed himself with among the multitude : cursing like as with a rai- 30 For he shall stand at the ment, and it shall come into right hand of the poor, 10 his bowels like water, and like save his soul from uprighteous oil into his bones.

judges. 18 Let it be unto him as the cloak that he hath upon him,

The Twenty-third Day. and as the girdle that he is MORNING PRAYER, alway girded withal.

Psalm cx. Dirit dominus. 19 Let it thus happen from

HE Lord said unto my and

Lord, Sit thou on my right against my soul.

hand, until I make thine ene20 But deal thou with me, o/mies thy footstool.


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