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over me.

not made my foes to triumphsme; make haste to deliver me.

3 And be thou my strong rock, 20 Lord, my God, I cried unto and house of defence, that thou thee; and thou hast healed me. mayest save me ;

3 Thou, Lord, hast brought my Å For thou art my strong rock, soul out of hell: thou hast kept and my castle: be thou also my my life from them that go down guide, and lead me forthy name's to the pit.

sake. 4 Sing praises unto the Lord, 5 Draw me out of the net that Oye saints of his; and give thanks they have laid privily for me; for unto him, for a remembrance of thou art my strength. his holiness.

6 Into thy hands I commend my 5 For his wrath endureth but spirit; for thou hast redeemed the twinkling ofan eye, and in his me, O Lord, thon God of truth. pleasure is life; heaviness may 7 I have paied them that hold endure for a night, but joy com- of superstitious venities, and my eth in the morning.

trust hath been in the Lord. 6 And in my prosperity I said, 8 1 wil: be glad, and rejoice in I shall never be removed; thou, thy mercy; for thou hast consiLord, of thy goodness, last made dered my trouble, and hast known my hill so strong.

my soul in adversities. 7 Thou didst turn thy face 9 Thou hast not shut me up from me, and I was troubled. into the hand of the enemy, but

8 Then cried I unto thee, O hast set my feet in a large room. Lord; and gat me to my Lord 10 Have mercy upon me, right bumbly.

Lord, for I am in trouble, and 9 What profit is there in my mine eye is consumed for very blood, when I go down to the pit? heaviness; yea, my soul and my

10 Shall the dust give thanks body. unto thee? or shall it declare thy 11 For my life is waxen old truth?

with heaviness, and my years with 11 Hear, O Lord, and have mourning. mercy upon me; Lord, be thou 12 My strength faileth me, bemy helper.

cause of mine iniquity, and my 12 Thou hast turned my hea- bones are consumed. viness into joy; thou hast put off 13 I became a reproof among my sackcloin, and girded me with all mine enemies, but especially gladness :

among my neighbours ; and they 13 Therefore shall every good of mine acquaintance were afraid man sing of thy praise without of me; and they that did see me ceasing : O my God, I will give without, conveyed themselves thanks unto thee for ever.

from me. Psalm 31. In te, Domine, speravr.

14 I am clean forgotten as a In thee, O Lord, have I put my dead man out of mind; i am be

trust; let me never be put to coine like a broken vessel. confusion; deliver me in thy 15 For I have heard the blasrighteousness.

phemy of the multitude, and fear Bow down thine ear tolis on erery side, while they con.

my life.

spire together against me, and tablish your heart, all ye that put take their counsel to take away your trust in the Lord.

EVENING PRAYER. 16 But my hope hath been in

Psalm 32. Beati, quorum. thee, O Lord; I have said, Thou art my God.

BLESSE.D is he whose unrigh17 My time is in thy hand; teousness is forgiven, and deliver me from the hand of mine whose sin is covered. enemies, and from them that per-1.2 Blessed is the man unto whom secute me.

the Lord imputeth no sin, and in 18 Show thy servant the light whose spirit there is no guile. of thy countenance, and save me

3 For whilst I held my tongue, for thy mercies' sake.

my bones consuined away through 19 Let me not be confounded, my daily complaining. O Lord, for I have called upon

4 For thy band is heavy upon thee; let the ungodly be put to me day and night, and my moisconfusion, and be put to silence ture is like the drought in summer. in the grave.

5 I will acknowledge my sin 20 Let the lying lips be put to unto thee; and my unrighteoussilence, which cruelly, disdainful-ness have I not hid. ly, and despitefully speak against 6 I said, I will confess my sins the righteous.

unto the Lord; and so thou for21 0 low plentiful is thy good. gavest the wickedness of my sin. ness, which thou hast laid up for 7 For this shall every one that them that fear thee, and that thou is godly make his prayerunto thice bast prepared for them that put in a time when thou mayest be their trust in thee, even before found; bui in the great waterfloods the sons of men.

they shall not come nigh him. 22 Thou shalt hide them pri- 8 Thou art a place to hide me vily by thine own presence from in; thou shalt preserve me from the provoking of all men: thou trouble; thou shalt compass me shalt keep them secretly in thy about with songs of deliverance. tabernacle from the strife of 9 I will inform thee, and teach tongues.

thee in the way wherein thou 23 Thanks be to the Lord; for shalt go; I will guide thee he hath sliowed me marvellous with mine eye. great kindness in a strong city. 10 Be ye not like to horse and

24 And when I made haste, Imule, which have no understand. said, I am cast out of the sight of ing; whose mouths must be held

with bit and bridle, lest they fall 25 Nevertheless, thou heardest upon thee. the voice of my prayer, when I 11 Great plagues remain for cried unto thee.

the ungodly; but whoso putteth 26 O love the Lord, all ye his his trust in the Lord, mercy em. saints, for the Lord preserveth braceth him on every side. them that are faithful, and plen- 12 Be glad, ye righteous, scously rewardeth the proud doer.and rejoice in the Lord, and be

27 Be stroug, and be shall es-ljoyfui, all ye that are true of heart.

atine eyes.

Psalm 83. Exultate, justi. 14 He fashioneth all the hearts ᎡᎬ

EJOICE in the Lord, O ye of them, and understandeth all

righteous for it becometh their works. well the just to be thankful. 15 There is no king that can be

2 Praise the Lord with harp : saved by the multitude of an host; sing praises unto him with the neither is any mighty man deli lute, and instrument of ten strings. vered by much strengih. 3 Sing unto the Lord a new

16 A horse is counted but a song; sing praises lustily unto vain thing to save man; neither him with a good courage ;

shall be deliver any man by his 4 For the word of the Lord great strength. is true, and all his works are 17 Behold, the eye of the Lord faithful.

is upon them that fear him, and 5 He loveth righteousness and upon them that put their trust in judgment; the earth is full of the his mercy; goodness of the Lord.

18 To deliver their soul from 6 By the word of the Lord death, and to feed them in the were the heavens made, and all time of dearth. the hosts of them by the breath 19 Our soul hath patiently tarof his mouth.

ried for the Lord; for he is our 7 He gathereth the waters of help and our shield. the sea together, as it were upon 20 For our heart shall rejoice an heap ; and layeth up the deep, in him; because we have hoped as in a treasure-honse.

in his holy name. 8 Let all the earth fear the 21 Let thy merciful kindness, Lord: stand in awe of him, all ye O Lord, be upon us, like as we that dwell in the world; do put our trust in thee.

9 For he spake, and it was done; Psalm 34. Benedicam Domino. he commanded, and it stood fast. I will alway, give thanks unto

10 The Lord bringeth the coun- the Lord; his praise shall ever sel of the heathen to noughi, and be in my mouth. maketh the devices of the people 2 My soul shall make her boas! to be of none effect, and casteth in the Lord; the humbie shall out the counsels of princes. hear thereof, and be glad.

11 The counsel the Lord 30 praise the Lord with me, and shall endure for ever, and the le: us magnify his name together. thoughts of his heart from gene- 4 I sought the Lord, and he ration to generation.

heard me, yea, he delivered me 12 Blessed are the people whose out of all my fear. God is the Lord Jehovah; and 5 They had an eye unto him, blessed are the folk that be bath and were lightened ; and their chosen to him, to be his inheri-faces were not ashamed. tance.

6 Lo, the poor crieth, and the 13 The Lord looked down from Lord heareth bım; yea, and heaven, and beheld all the chil. saveth him out of all his trou dren of men; from the babitation bles. of his dwelling, he considereth all 7 The langel of the Lord them that dwell on the eartlı. terrieth round about them that fear him and delivereth them.!

The seventh Day. 8 O taste, and see how gracious MORNING FRAYER. the Lord is : blessed is the inan Psalm 35. Judica me, Domine. that trusteth in him.


thou my cause, O Lord, 90 fear the Lord, ye that are with them that strive with me, his Saints; for they that fear him and fight thou against them that lack nothing.

fight against me. 10 The lions do lack, and suffer 2 Lay band upon the shield and hunger; but they who seek the buckler, and stand up to help me. Lord shall want no manner of 3 Bring forth the spear, and thing that is good.

stop the way against them that 11 Come, ye children, and persecute me : say unto my soul, learken unto me; I will teach I am thy, salvation. you the fear of the Lord.

4 Let them be confounded, and 12 What man is he that lusteth put to shame, that seek after my to live, and would fain see good soul; let them be turned back, days?

and brought to confusion, that 13 Keepthy tongue from evil, and imagine mischief for me. thy lips, that they speak no guile. 5 Let them be as the dust be

14 Eschew evil, and do good ; fore the wind, and the Angel of seek peace, and ensue it. the Lord scattering them.

15 The eyes of the Lord are 6 Let their way be dark and over the righteous, and his ears slippery, and let the Angel of the ure open unto their prayers. Lord persecute them.

16 The countenance of the 7 For they have privily laid Lord is against them that do evil, their net to destroy me without a to root out the remembrance of cause ; yea, even without a cause them from the earth

have they made a pit for my soul 17 The righteous cry, and the 8 Let a sudden destruction come Lord heareth them, and deliver- upon him unawares, and his net eth them out of all their troubles. that he hath laid privily catch

18 'The Lord's nigh unto them hinself; that he may fall into his that are of a contrite heart, and own mischief. will save such as be of an humble 9 And my soul be joyful in the spirit.

Lord; it shall rejoice in his salva19 Great are the troubles of tion. the righteous; but the Lord deli- 10 Ali my bones shall say, Lord, vereth him out of all.

who is like unto thee, who deli20 He keepeth all his hones, verest tlie poor from him that is so that not one of them is bro- too strong for him ; yea, the poor ken.

and him that is in misery, from 21 But misfortune shall slay the him that spoileth him ? ungodly; and they that hate the 11 False witnesses did rise up; righteous shall be desolate. they laid to my charge things that

29 The Lord delivereth the I knew not. souls of his servants; and all thev 12 They rewarded me evil for tbat put their trust in lim shall good, to the great discomfort of cot be destitute

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13 Nevertheless, when theyl. 25 Let them not say in their were sick, I put on sackcloth, and hearts, There. there, so would humbled my soul with fasting, we have it; neither let them say, and my prayer shall turn into We have devoured him. mine own bosom.

26 Let them be put to confu14 I behaved myself as though sion and shame together, that it had b-en my friend or iny bro- rejoice at my trouble ; let them ther; I went heavily, as one that be clothed with rebuke and mournéth for his mother. dishonour, that boast themselves

15 Bui in mine adversity they against me. rejoiced, and gathered themselves 27 Let them be glad and re. together; yea, the very abjects joice, that favour my rightevus came together against me una- dealing ; yea, let them say alway, wares, making mouths at me, Blessed be the Lord, who hath And ceased not.

pleasure in the prosperity of his 16 With the flatterers were bu- servant. sy mockers, who gnashed upon 28 And as for my tongue, it shall mne with their teeth.

be talking of thy righteousness, 17 Lord, how long wilt thou and of thy praise, all the day long. inak upon this ? 0 deliver my Psalm 36. Dixit injustus. soul from the calamities which My heart showeth me the Chcy bring on me, and my dar- wickedness of the ungodly, Bing from the lions.

that there is no fear of God bej8 So will I give thee thanks in fore his eyes. the great congregation; I will 2 For he flattereth himself in praise the among much people. his own sight, until his abomina

19 O let not them that are mine ble sin be found out. enemies triumph over me ungod- 3 The words of his mouth are ly; neither let them wink with unrighteous and full of deceit: their eyes, that hate me without he hath left off to behave himself

wisely, and to do good. 20 And why? their communing 4 He imagineth mischief upon is not for peace; but they ima- his bed, and hath set himself in gine deceitful words against them no good way; neither doth he that are quiet in the land. abhor any thing that is evil.

21 They gaped upon me with 5 Thy mercy, O Lord, reachtheir mouths, and said, Fie on eth unto the heavens, and thy thee, fie on thee, we saw it with faithfulness unto the clouds. our eyes.

6 Thy righteousness standeth 22 This thou hast seen, O Lord; like the strong mountains : thy hold not thy tongue then; go not judgmenis are like the great deep. far from me, O Lord.

7 Thou, Lord, shalt save both 23 Awake and stand up to judge man and beast : how excellent is my quarrel; avenge thou my thy mercy, O God: and the chil. cause, my God and my Lord. dren of men shall put their trust

24 Judge me, O Lord my God, under the shadow of thy wings. according to thy righteousness, 8 They shall be satisfied with and let them not triumph over me. the plenteous!!ess of thy house ·

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