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kingdoms of the earth : 0. sing rebukes of them that rebuked praises unto the Lord,

thee, are fallen upon me. 33 Who fitteth in the heavens 10 I wept and chattened my over all, from the beginning: self with fasting : and that was lo, he doth send out his voice, turned to my reproof. yea, and that a mighty voice. 11 I put on fackcloth also :

34 Afcribe ye the power to and they jefted upon me.. God over Israel : his worship 12 They that fit in the gate and strength is in the clouds. speak against me

and the 35 o God, wonderful art drunkards make songs upon me, thou in thy holy places : even 13 But, Lord, I make my the God of Israel; he will give prayer unto thee : in an acceptstrength and power unto his able time. people ; blessed be God.

14 Hear me, O God, in the multitude of thy mercy : even

in the truth of thy falvation, EVENING PRAYER.

15 Take me out of the mire, PSAL. 69. Salvum me fac. that I fink not : O let me be de

O God : for the livered from them that hate me, to my soul.

16 Let not the water-food 2 I stick fast in the deep mire, drown me, neither let the deep where no ground is ; 'I am swallow me up: and let not the come into deep waters, so that pit shut her mouth upon me. the floods run over me.

17 Hear me, O Lord, for thy 3 I am weary of crying; my loving-kindness is comfortable : throat is dry : my fight faileth turn thee unto me, according me for waiting fo long upon my to the multitude of thy mero God.

cies. 4 They that hate me without 18 And hide not thy face from à cause, are more than the hairs thy servant, for I am in trouble : of my head : they that are mine Ohaste thee, and hear me. enemies, and would destroy me 19 Draw nigh unto my soul, guiltless, are mighty.

and save it : 0 deliver me, be5 I paid them the things that cause of mine enemies. I never took : God, thou know 20 Thou hast known my reeft my simpleness, and my faults proof, my phame, and my disare not hid from thee.

honour: mine adversaries are all 6 Let not them that trust in in thy light. thee, O Lord God of hosts, be 21 Thy rebuke hath broken ashamed for my cause : let' not my heart; I am full of heavithose that seek thee be con- nefs : I looked for some to have founded through me, O Lord pity on me, but there was no od of Israel.

man, neither found I any to 7 And why? for thy fake comfort me. have I suffered reproof : shame 22 They gave me gall to eat : hrath covered my face.

and when I was thirsty, they 8 I am become a stranger gave me vinegar to drink. unto my brethren : even an a 23 Let their table be made a lien unto my mother's children. snare to take themselves with

For the zeal of thine house al : and let the things that hath even eaten me ; and the should have been for their

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poor and in heaviness : thy help, I'm the Lord, have I put

wealth, be unto them an occa- confounded that seek after my fion of falling.

foul : let them be turned back. 24 Let their eyes be blinded, ward, and put to confusion, that that they see not: and ever bow with me evil. thou down their backs.

3 Let them for their reward 25 Pour out thine indigna- be soon brought to shame: that tion upon them : and let thy cry over me, There, there. wrathful displeasure take hold 4 But let all those that seek of them.

thee, be joyful and glad in 26 Let their habitation be thee : and let all such as delight void“; and no man to dwell in in thy salvation, say alway, The their tents.

Lord be praised. 27 For they, persecute him 5 As for me, I am poor and whóm thou hast smitten ; and in misery : haste thee unto me, they talk how they them whom thou hast wounded. *6 Thou art my helper and

28 Let them fall from one my redeemer : O Lord, make wickedness to another : and not no long tarrying. come into thy righteousness.

29 Let them be wiped out of the book of the living : and not MORNING PRAYER. be written among the righteous. PSAL. 71. In te, Domine, speravi. 30 As for me, when I am

my trust, let me never be put up

to confusion : but rid me, and 31 I will praise the Name of deliver me in thy righteousness; God with a song: and magnify incline thine ear unto me, and it with thanksgiving:

fave me. 32 This also shall please the

2 Be thou my strong hold, Lord : better than a bullock whereunto I may alway resort : that hath horns and hoofs.

thou haft promised to help me, 33 The humble mall consider for thou art my house of dethis, and be glad: seek ye after fence, and my castle. God, and your soul mall live.

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Deliver me, O my God, out 34 For the Lord heareth the of the hand of the ungodly: poor : and despiseth not his out of the hand of the unrightprisoners.

eous and cruel man. 35. Let heaven and earth

4 For thou, O Lord God, art praise him : the sea and all that the thing that I long for : thou moveth therein.

art my hope, even from my 36 For God will savę Sion, youth. and build the cities of Judah :

5. Through theo have I been that men may dwell there, and hoiden up ever since I was born: have it in poffefsion.

thou art he that took me out of 37 The pofterity also of his

my mother's womb; my praise servants shall inherit it : and fall be always of thee. they that love his Name Thall 6 I am become as it were a dweil therein.

monster unto many : but my PSAL. 70. Deus, in adjutorium. sure trust is in thee. Hasitee the Cody to

7. Olet my mouth be filled deliver me! make hafte with thy praise : to help me, O Lord.

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8 Cast me not away in the 20 Therefore will I praise thee, time of age : forsake me not and thy faithfulness, o God, when my strength faileth me. playing upon an instrument of

9 For mine enemies speak a- musick : unto thee will I fing gainst me, and they that lay upon the harp, Othou Holy wait for my soul, take their One of Israel. counsel together, saying

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21 My lips will be fain when hath forsaken him ; persecute I sing unto thee : and so will my him, and take him í for there soul whom thou hast delivered. is none to deliver him.

22 My tongue also shall talk 10 Go not far from me, o of thy righteousness all the day God: my God, hase theé to long : for they are confounded help me.

and brought unto shame, that 1 Let them be confounded seek to do me evil. and perish

PSAL. 72. Deus, judicium.

LIVE the king thy
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abide alway : and will praise 2. Then shall he judge thy
thee more and more.

people according unto right: 13. My mouth thall daily and defend the poor, speak of thy righteousness and 3 The mountains also shall falvation : for i know no end bring peace : and the little hills thereof.

righteousness' unto the people. 14 I will go forth in the He thall keep the simple strength of the Lord God : and folk by their right : defend the will make mention of thy right. children of the poor, and punish eousness only.

the wrong-doer. 15 Thou, O God, haft taught 5 They shall fear thee as me from my youth up until long as the sun and moon ennow : therefore will I'iell of dureth : from one generation to thy wondrous works.

another. 16 Forsake me not, O God, in 6 He shall come down like mine old age, when I am grey- the rain into a fleece of wool : headed : until I have newed even as the drops that water thy strength unto this genera- the earth. tion, and thy power to all them 7 In his time shall the rightthat are yet for to come.

eous flourish : yea, and abund17 Thy righteousness, O God, ance of peace, so long as the is very high : and great things moon endureth. are they that thou hast done; O 8 His dominion shall be also God, who is like unto thee? from the one sea to the other :

18 O what great troubles and and from the food unto the adversities haft thou Mewed me! world's end. and yet didst thou turn and re 9 They that dwell in the wilfresh me : yea, and broughtest derness shall kneel before him : me from the deep of the earth his enemies Niall lick the dust. again.

10 The kings of Tharsis and 19 Thou haft brought me to

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11 All kings mall fall down 5 They come in no misfor. before hiu: all nations Thall do tune like other folk : neither are him service.

they plagued like other men, 12 For he mall deliver the 6 And this is the cause that poor when he crieth : the they are so holden with pride : needy also, and him that hath and overwhelmed with cruelty. no helper.

7 Their eyes fwell with fat13. He shall be favourable to ness; and they do even what the fimple and needy: and hall they luft. preferve the souls of the poor. 8 They corrupt other, and speak

14 He shall deliver their souls of wicked blasphemy: their talkfrom fallood and wrong : and ing is against the most High. dear fhall their blood be in his 9 For they stretch forth their fight,

mouth unto the heaven : and 15 He shall live, and unto him their tongue goeth through the mall be given of the gold of Ara. world. bia : prayer shall be made ever 10 Therefore fall the people unto him; and daily shall he be unto them: and thereout fuck praised.

they no small advantage. 16 There shall be an heap of 11 Tumh, say they, how should corn in the earth, high upon the God perceive it: is there knowhills : his fruit íhali shake like ledge in the most High? Libanus, and fall be green in 12 Lo, these are the ungodly, the city like 'grass upon the these prosper in the world, and earth.

these have riches in poffefsion : 17 His Name mall endure and I said, Then have I cleansed for ever; his Name Thall re- my heart in vain, and wathed main under the sun among the mine hands in innocency. pofterities : which shall be blert 13 All the day, long have ! ed through him; and all the been punished : and chastened heathen fall praise him. every morning.

18 Bleffed be the Lord God, 14 Yea, and I had almoft said even the God of Israel : which even as they : but lo, then I only doeth wondrous things ; hould have condemned the ge

19. And blessed be the Name neration of thy children. of his Majesty for ever : and all 15. Then thought I to under. the earth shall be filled with his stand this : but it was too hard Majesty. Amen, Amen.

16 Until I went into the fanct. EVENING PRAYER. yary of God : then understood I PSAL. 73. Quam bonus Israel! the end of these men RULY God is loving unto :

17 Namely, how thou doft set

them in Nippery places : and are of a clean heart.

castest them down, and deftroy2 Nevertheless, my feet were eft them. almost gone : my treadings had 18 Oh, hos suddenly do they well-nigh Nipped.

consume : perish, and come to 3 And why? I was grieved a fearful end ! at the wicked : I do allo see 19 Yea, even like as a dream the ungodly in such prosperity. when one awaketh ; so thalt

4 For they are in no peril of thou make their image to vanish death: but are lusty and strong. out of the city.

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20 Thus my heart was griev 7 But now they break down ed : and it went even through all the carved work thereof :

with axes and hammers. 21 So foolish was I, and ig 8 They have set fire upon thy norant : even as it were a beast holy places : and have defiled before thee.

the dwelling-place of thy Name, 22 Nevertheless, I am alway even unto the ground. by thee : for thou hast holden Yea, they said in their me by my right hand.

hearts, Let us make havock of 23 Thou ihalt guide me with them altogether : thus have they thy counsel : and after that re. burnt up all the houses of God ceive me with glory,

in the land. 24 Whom have I in heaven 10 We see not our tokens ; but thee : and there is none up- there is not one prophet more : on earth that I desire in compa- no, not one is there among us rison of thee.

that understandeth any more. 25 My flesh and my heart II O God, how long mall the faileth : but God is the Strength adversary do this dishonour : of my heart, and my portion how long mall the enemy blarfor ever.

pheme thy Name, for ever : 26 For lo, they that forsake 12 Why withdrawest thou thy thee shall perish : thou haft de hand : why pluckelt thou not stroyed all them that commit thy right hand out of thy borom fornication against thee.

to consume the enemy? 27 But it is good for me to 13 For God is my King of hold me fast by God, to put old: the help, that is done upmy trust in the Lord God : on earth, he doeth it himself. and to speak of all thy works 14 Thou didst divide the sea in the gates of the daughter of through thy power : thou brakSion.

eft the heads of the dragons in PSAL. 74. Ut quid, Deus ? the waters.

God, wherefore art thou 15 Thou smoteft the heads of why is thy wrath fo hot against him to be meat for the people in the sheep of thy pasture ? the wilderness.

2 O think upon thy congre 16 Thou broughtest out foungation : whom thou hast pur- tains, and waters out of the chased, and redeemed of old. hard rocks : thou driedft up

3 Think upon the tribe of mighty waters. thine inheritance : and mount 17 The day is thine, and the Sion, wherein thou hast dwelt. night is thine :

4 Lift up thy feet, that thou pared the light and the sun. mayest utterly destroy every, e 18 Thou haft set all the bornemy : which hath done evil in ders of the earth : thou hast thy sanctuary.

mnade summer and winter. $ Thine adversaries roar in the 19 Remember this, O Lord, midst of thy congregations: and how the enumy hath rebuked ! set up their banners for tokens. and how the foolish people hath

6 He that hewed timber afore blasphemed thy Name. out of the thick trees :

20 () deliver not the soul of known to bring it to an excel- thy turtle dove unto the multilent work,

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