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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 il Hast not thou sorsaken 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.

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God of my praise ; for

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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 greater iny 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, ( Gol, 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 tliy 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 conholiness, I will rejoice there-demned ; and let his prayer fore, and divide Sichem, and be turned into sin. miete out the valley of Succoth. 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 be 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 nash-pot; over bonds, and beg their bread; let them seek it also out of de-Lord Gocl, 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 my in the sight of the Lord, and God; O save me, according let not 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 ke may root thou, Lord, hast done it. out the memorial of them from 27 Though they curse, yet off the earth;

bless thou ; and let them be 15 And that, because his confounded that rise 17p 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 liis delight was in curs. their own confusion, as with a ing, and it shall happen into cloak. him; he loved not blessing, 29 As for me, I will give therefore shall it be far from great thanks unto the Lord him.

with my mouth, and praise him 17 He clothed himself with among the multitude : cursing like as with a rai. 30 For be 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

the Lord unto mine enemies. THE Lord, said unto my

thou on my right against my soul.

hand, until I make thine ene20 But deal thou with me, Osmies thy footstool.

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2 The Lord shall send the ever be mindful of his coverod of thy power out of Sion ; nant. be thou ruler even in the midst 6 He hath showed his peoamong thine enemies. ple the power of his works,

3 In the day of thy power that lie may give them the heshall the people offer thee free-ritage of the heathen. will offerings with an holy wor- 7 The works of his hands ship: the dew of thy birth is of are verity and judgment; all the womb of the morning. his commandments are true.

4 The Lord sware, and will & They stand fast for ever not repent, Thou art a Priest and ever, and are done in for ever after the order of truth and equity. Melchisedech.

9 He sent redemption unto 5 The Lord upon thy right his people ; he hath commandhand shall wound even kings, ed his covenant for ever; holy in the day of his wrath. and reverend is his Name. 6 He shall judge among the

10 The fear of the Lord is heathen; he shall fill the places the beginning of wisdom ; a with the dead bodies, and good understanding have all smite in sunder the heads over they that do thereafter ; the divers countries.

praise of it endureth for ever. 7 He shall drink of the brook in the way ; therefore Psalm cxii. Beatus vir. shall he lift up his head.

feareth the

great delight in his command. I WILL give thanks unto the ments: Lord with my whole

2 His seed shall be mighty secretly among the faithful, upon earth; the generation of and in the congregation. the faithful shall be blessed.

2 The works of the Lord 3 Riches and plenteousness are great, sought out of all shall be in his house ; and them

that have pleasure there his righteousness endureth for in.

ever. 3 His work is worthy to be 4 Unto the godly there ari. praised and had in honour, seth up light in the darkness ; and his righteousness endureth he is merciful, loving, and for ever.

righteous. 4 The merciful and graci. 5 A good man is mercisul, ous Lord hath so done his and lendeth, and will guide marvellous works, that they his words with discretion ; ought to be had in remem- 6 For he shall never be brance.

mored : and the righteous shall 5 He hath given meat unto be had in everlasting iemem. them that fear him; he shall brance.

Psalm cxi. Confitebor tibi. BLESSED, is the man that

& His heart is stablished. WHEN Israel came out of

7 He will not be afraid of EVENT.VG PRAYER. any evil tidings ; for his heart

Psalm cxiv. In exitu Israch, standeth fast, and believeth in the Lord.

Egypt, and the house of and will not shrink, until he see Jacob from among the strange his desire upon his enemies. people,

9 He hath dispersed abroad, 2 Juda was his sanctuary, and given to the poor, and his and Israel his dominion. righteousness remaineth for 3 The sea saw that, and fied; ever ; his horn shall be exalt-Jordan was driven back. ed with honour.

4 The mountains skipped 10 The ungodly shall see it, like rams, and the little hills and it shall grieve bim ; he like young sheep. shall gnash with his teeth, and 5 What aileth thee, O thou consume away; the desire of sea, that thou fleddest ? and the ungodly shall perish. thou Jordan, that thou wast

driven back? Psalm cxiii. Laudate, pueri.

6 Ye mountains, that ye

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vants; O praise the Name tic hills like young sheep? of the Lord.

7 Tremble thou earth at the 2 Blessed be the Name of presence of the Lord ; at the the Lord, from this time forth presence of the God of Jacob for evermore.

8 Who turned the hard rock 3 The Lord's Name is into a standing water, and the praised, from the rising up of flint-stone into a springing the sun, unto the going down well. of the same.

Psalm cxv. Non nobis, 4 The Lord is high above all heathen, and his glory above

Domine. the heavens.

Not unto us. O Lord, not 5 Who is like unto the Lord unto us, but unto thy our God, that hath his dwel. Name give the praise ; for thy ling so high, and yet humbleth loving mercy, and for thy himself to behold the things truth's sake. that are in heaven and earth? 2 Wherefore shall the hea.

6 He taketh up the simple then say, Where is now their out of the dust, and listeth the God? poor out of the mire ;

3 As for our Gol, he is in 7 That he may set him with heaven : he hath done what. the princes, even with the soever pleased him. princes of his people.

4 Their idols are silver and 8 He maketh the harren gold, even the work of men's woman to keep house, an:1 to hands. be a joyful mother of children. 5 They have mouths, and

speak not; eyes have they, and The Twenty-fourth Day. sce not.

MORNING PRAYER. 6 They have ears, and hear not; noses have thoy, and smell Psalm cxvi. Dileri, quoniam. not.

7. They have hands, and I AM. well pleased that thie handle not ; feet have

hath and walk not ; neither speak of iny prayer ; they through their throat. 2 That he hath inclined his

8 They that make them are ear unto me; therefore will I like unto them; and so are call upon him as long as I lire. all such as put their trust in 3 The snares of death comthem.

passed ne round about, and 9 But thou, house of Israel, the pains of hell gat hold upon trust thou in the Lord; he is me. their succour and defence. 4 I shall find trouble and

10 Ye house of Aaron, put heaviness, and I will call upon your trust in the Lord; he is the Name of the Lord ; o their helper and defender. Lord, I beseech thee, deliver !1 Ye that fear the Lord,

my

soul. put your trust in the Lord ; he 5 Gracious is the Lord, and is their helper and defender. righteous; yea, our God is

12 "The Lord hath been merciful. mindful of us, and he shall 6 The Lord preserveth the bless us; eren he shall bless simple : I was in misery, and The house of Israel, he shall he helped me. bless the house of Aaron. 7 Turn again then unto thy

13 He shall bless them that rest, O my soul; for the Lord fear the Lord, both small and hath rewarded thee. Sreat.

8 And why? thou hast de14 The Lord shall increase livered my soul from death, you more and more, you and mine eyes from tears, and my your children.

feet from falling 15 Ye are the blessed of the 9 I will walk before the Lord Lord, who made heaven and in the land of the living. carth.

10 I believed, and therefore 16 All the whole heavens will I speak ; but I was sore are the Lord's ; the earth hath troubled : I said in my haste, he given to the children of all men are liars.

1 What reward shall I 17 Tlie dead praise not thee, give into the Lord, for all the O Lord, neither all they that benefits that he hath done unto go down into silence ;

18 But we will praise the 12 I will receive the cup of Lorrl, from this time forth for 'alvation, and call upon the evermore. Praise the Lord. Name of the Lord :

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