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Psalm 113. Laudate, pueri. for thy loving mercy, and for thy PRAISE the LORD, ye servants ;

trutii's sake.

2 Wherefore shall the heathen say, O praise the name of the LORD.

2 Blessed be the name of the Where is now their God? LORD, from this time forth for ever. he hath done whatsoever pleased him.

3 As for our God, he is in heaven: 3 The LORD's name is praised,

4 Their idols are silver and gold,

even the work of men's hands. from the rising up of the sun, unto

5 They have mouths, and speak the going down of the same. 4 The LORD is high above all not; eyes have they, and see not.

6 They have ears, and hear not heathen, and his glory above the heavens.

noses have they, and smell not. 5 Who is like unto the LORD our

7 They have hands, and handle Gop, that hath his dwelling so high, not; feet have they, and walk not ; and yet humbleth himself to behold neither speak they through their

throat. the things that are in heaven and earth }

8 They that make them are like

unto them; and so are all such as 6 He taketh up the simple out of the dust

, and listeth the poor out of put their trust in them. the inire;

9 But thou, house of Israel, trust 7 That he may set him with the thou in the LORD; he is their succor

and defence. princes, even with the princes of his

10 Ye house of Aaron, put your people. 8 He maketh the barren woman

trust in the LORD; he is their helper

and defender. to keep house, and to be a joyful

11 Ye that fear the LORD, put mother of children.

your trust in the LORD; he is their EVENING PRAYER. helper and defender. Psalm 114. In exitu Israel. 12 The LORD hath been mindful and the house of Jacob from among shall bless the house of Aaron. WHEN Israel came out of Egypt of us, and he shall bless us ; even he

shall bless the house of Israel, he the strange people, 2 Judah was his sanctuary, and

13 He shall bless them that fear Israel his dominion.

the LORD, both small and great.

14 The LORD shall increase you 3 The sea saw that, and Aed; Jordan was driven back.

more and more, you and your children. 4 The mountains skipped like rams, who made heaven and earth.

15 Yeare the blessed of the LORD, and the little hills like young sheep. 5 What aileth thee, O thou sea,

16 All the whole heavens are the that thou fleddest ? and thou Jordan, LORD's; the earth hath he given to

the children of men. that thou wast driven back? 6 Ye mountains, that ye skipped

17 The dead praise not thee, O like rams ? and ye little hills, like LORD, neither all they that go down

into silence ; young sheep? 7 Tremble thou earth at the pre- from this time forth for evermore.

18 But we will praise the LORD, gence of the LORD ; at the presence of the God of Jacob;

Praise the LORD. 8 Who turned the hard rock into a standing water, and the flint stone THE TWENTY-FOURTH DAY. into a springing well.

MORNING PRAYER. Psalm 115. Non nobis, Domine. Psalm 116. Dileci, quoniam.

NOT unto us, O LORD, not unto I AM well pleased that the LORD us, but unto thy name give the praise; I hath heard the voice of my prayer;

2 That he hath inclined - his eartruth of the LORD endureth for ever. unto me; therefore will I call upon Praise the LORD. him as long as I live.

PSALM 118. Confitemini Domino. 3 The snares of death compassed me round about, and the pains of hell

O GIVE thanks unto the LORD, gat hold upon me.

for he is gracious; because his mercy 4 I shall find trouble and heavi. endureth for ever. noss, and I will call upon the name 2 Let Israel now confess that he of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech is gracious, and that his mercy enthee, deliver my soul.

dureth for ever. 5 Gracious is the LORD, and

3 Let the house of Aaron now con. righteous; yea, our God is merciful. fess, that his mercy endureth for ever.

6 The LORD preserveth the sim. 4 Yea, let them now that fear the ple : I was in misery, and he helped LORD confess, that his mercy endur

eth for ever. me.

7 Turn again then unto thy rest, 5 I called upon the LORD in trou. 0

my soul; for the LORD hath re- ble; and the LORD heard me at warded thee.

large. 8 And why? thou hast delivered 6 The LORD is on my side, I will my soul from death, mine eyes from not fear what man doeth unto me. tears, and my feet from falling.

7 The LORD taketh my part with 9 I will walk before the LORD in them that help me ; therefore shall I the land of the living.

see my desire upon mine enemies. 10 I believed, and therefore will I 8 li is better to trust in the LORD, speak; but I was sore troubled : I than to put any confidence in man. said in my haste, All men are liars. 9 It is better to trust in the LORD,

11 What reward shall I give unto than to put any confidence in princes. the LORD, for all the benefits that he 10 All nations compassed me round hath done unto me ?

about; but in the name of the LORD 12 I will receive the cup of salva- will I destroy them. tion, and call upon the name of the 11 They kept me in on every side, LORD:

they kept me in, I say, on every side; 13 I will pay my vows now in the but in the name of the LORD will i presence of all his people : right dear destroy them. in the sight of the LORD is the death 12 They came about mo like becs, of his saints.

and are extinct even as the fire

among 14 Behold, O LORD, how that I the thorns; for in the name of the am thy servant; I am thy servant, LORD will I destroy them. and the son of thy handmaid; thou

13 Thou hast thrust sore at me, hast broken my bonds in sunder. that I might fall; but the LORD was

15 I will offer to thee the sacrifice my help: of thanksgiving, and will call upon

'14 The LORD is my strength and the name of the LORD.

my song; and is become my salva. 16 I will pay my vows unto the tion. LORD, in the sight of all his people, in 15 The voice of joy and health is the courts of the LORD's house ; even in the dwellings of the righteous ; the in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem, right hand of the LORD bringeth Praise the LORD.

mighty things to pass. Psalm 117. Laudate Dominum. hath the pre-eminence; the right

16 The right hand of the LORD O PRAISE the LORD, all ye hea- hand of the LORD bringeth mighty then; praise him, all

things to pass. 2 For his merciful kindness is ever 17 I shall not die, but live, and demore and more toward us; and the clare the works of the LORD.

ye nations.

eousness.

18 The LORD hath chastened and/feigned heart, when I shall have corrected me; but he hath not given learned the judgments of thy right. me over unto death.

19 Open me the gates of righteous- 8 I will keep thy ceremonies; O ness, that I may go into them, and forsake me not utterly. give thanks unto the LORD. 20 This is the gate of the LORD,

In quo corriget? the righteous shall enter into it. WHEREWITHAL shall a

young 21 will thank thee; for thou hast man cleanse his way? even by rul. heard me, and art become my salva. ing himself after thy word. tion.

2 With my whole heart have I 22 The same stone which the sought thee; O. let me not go wrong builders refused, is become the head out of thy commandments ! stone in the corner.

3 Thy words have I hid within 23 This is the LORD's doing, and my heart, that I should not sin it is marvellous in our eyes.

against thee. 24 This is the day which the 4 Blessed art thou, O LORD; O LORD hath made; we will rejoice teach me thy statutes. and be glad in it.

5 With my lips have I been tell. 25 Help me now, O LORD: Oing of all the judgments of thy mouth. LORD, send us now prosperity. 6 I have had as great delight in

26 Blessed be he thai cometh in the way of thy testimonies, as in all the name of the LORD: we have manner of riches. wished you good luck, ye that are of 7 I will talk of thy commandments, the house of the LORD.

and have respect unto thy ways. 27 God is the LORD, who hath 8 My delight shall be in thy sta. showed us light: bind the sacrifice tutes, and I will not forget thy word. with cords, yea, even unto the horns

Retribue seroo tuo. of the altar.

O DO well unto thy servant; that 28 Thou art my God, and I will thank thee; thou art my God, and I

I may live and keep thy word. will praise thee.

2 Open, thou mine eyes; that I 29 0.give thanks unto the LORD.;

may see the wondrous things of thy

law. for he is gracious, and his mercy endureth for ever.

3 I am a stranger upon earth; O

hide not thy commandments from EVENING PRAYER. PSALM 119. Beati immaculati. 4 My soul breaketh out for the

BLESSED are those that are un very fervent desire that it hath al. defiled in the way, and walk in the way unto thy judgments

. law of the LORD.

Ś Thou hast rebuked the proud ; 2 Blessed are they that keep his and cursed are they that do err from testimonies, and seek him with their thy commandments. whole heart.

6 O turn from me shame and re3.

For they who do nọ wickedness, bake; for I have kept thy testimonies. walk in his ways.

7 Princes also did sit and speak 4 Thou hast charged, that we shall against me; but thy servant is occu. diligently keep thy commandments.

pied in thy statutes. 5 O that my ways were made so

8 For thy testimonies are my dedirect

, that I might keep thy statutes ! light, and my counsellors. 6 So shall I not be confounded,

Adhæsit pavimento. while I have respect unto all. thy com: MY soul cleaveth, to the dust ; 9 mandments.

quicken thou me, according to thy 7 I will thank theo with an un. I word.

me !

thy law.

me.

me,

MORNING PRAYER.

2 I have acknowledged my ways,

3 O take not the word of thy truth. and thou heardest me: O teach me utterly out of my mouth; for my thy statutes !

hope is in thy judgments. 3 Make me to understand the way 4 So sball l'alway keep thy law : of thy commandments; and so shall yea, for ever and ever. I talk of thy wondrous works. 5 And I will walk at liberty ; for

4 My soul melteth away for very I seek thy commandments. heaviness; comfort thou me, accord. 6 I will speak of thy testimonies mg unto thy word.

also, even before kings, and will not 5 Take from me the way of lying, be ashamed. and cause thou me to make much of 7 And my delight shall be in thy.

commandments, which I have loved. 6 I have chosen the way of truth, 8 My hands also will I lift up unto and thy judgments have I laid before thy commandments, which I have

loved ; and my study shall be in thy 7 I have stuck unto thy testimo statutes. nies; O LORD, confound me not!

Memor esto servi tui. 8 I will run the way of thy com.

O THINK upon thy servant, as mandments, when thou hast set my concerning thy word, wherein thou heart at liberty.

hast caused me to put my trust.

2 The same is my comfort in my THE TWENTY-FIFTH DAY. trouble; for thy word hath quickened Legem pone.

3 The proud have had me exceed.

ingly in derision; yet have I not TEACH me, O LORD, the way shrinked from thy law. of thy statutes, and I shall keep it 4 For I remembered thine everunto the end

lasting judgments, O LORD, and 2 Give me understanding, and I received comfort. shall keep thy law; yea, I shall keep

5 I am horribly afraid, for the it with my whole heart.

ungodly that forsake thy law. 3 Make me to go in the path of thy Ğ Thy statutes have been my song, commandments ; for therein is my in the house of my pilgrimage. desire.

7 I have thought upon thy name 4 Incline mine heart unto thy o LORD, in the night-season, and testimonies, and not to covetousness. have kept thy law.

5 O turn away mine eyes, lest 8 This I had, because I kept thy they behold vanity; and quicken commandments. thou me in thy way. 6 O stablish thy word in thy sery.

Portio mea, Domine. ant, that I may fear thee.

THOU art my portion, O LORD; Take away the rebuke that I am I have prornised to keep thy law. afraid of; for thy judgments are good.

% I made my humble petition in 8 Behold, my delight is in thy thy presence with my whole heart; commandments; o quicken me in o be merciful unto me, according to thy righteousness.

thy word.

3 I called mine own ways to reEt veniat super me. membrance, and turned my feet unto. LET thy loving mercy come also thy testimonies.

LORD, even thy salva. 4 I made haste, and prolonged not tion, according unto thy word. the time, to keep thy commandments.

2 So shall I make answer unto my 5 The congregations of the ungod. blasphemers; for my trust is in thy ly have robbed me; but I have not word,

I forgotten thy law,

unto me,

6 At midnight I will rise to give me; but I will be occupied in thy thanks unto thee; because of thy commandments. righteous judgments.

7 Let such as fear thee, and have 7 I am a companion of all them known thy 'testimonies, be turned that fear thee, and keep thy com. unto me. mandments.

8 O let my heart be sound in thy 8 The earth, O LORD, is full of statutes, that I be not askiamed. thy mercy: 0 teach me thy statutes !

Defecit anima mea.
Bonitatem fecisti.

MY soul hath longed for thy salO LORD, thou hast dealt gra- vation, and I have a good hope beciously with thy servant, according cause of thy word. unto thy word.

2 Mine eyes long sore for thy 2 O‘learn me true understanding word; saying, O when wilt thou and knowledge; for I have believed comfort me? thy commandments.

3 For I am become like a bottle in 3 Before I was. troubled, I went the smoke;. yet do I not forget thy wrong.; but now have I kept thy statutes. word.

4 How many are the days of thy 4. Thou art good and gracious: O servant? when wilt thou be avenged teach me thy statutes !

of them that persecute me? 5 The proud have imagined a lie 5 The proud have digged pits for against me; but I will keep thy me, which are not after thy law. commandments with my whole heart. 6 All thy commandments are true:

6 Their heart is as fat as brawn; they persecute me falsely;. O be thou but my, delight hath been in thy, law. my help.

7 It is good for me that I have 7 They had almost made an end been in trouble; that I may learn thy ef me upon earth; but I forsook not statutes,

thy commandments. 8 The law of thy mouth is dearer 80 quicken me after thy loving unto me than thousands of gold and kindness; and, so shall I keep the Bilver.

testimonies of thy mouth. EVENING PRAYER.

In æternum, Domine. Manus tuæ fecerunt me.. O.EORD, thy word endureth for THY handş have made me, and ever in heaven. fashioned me: O give me under. 2 Thy truth also remaineth from standing, that I may learn thy, com- one generation to another; thou hast mandments.

laid the foundation of the earth, and 2 They that fear thee will be glad it abideth. when they see me; because I have 3. They continue this day accordput my trust in thy word.

ing to thine ordinance; for all things 3 I know, O LORD, that thy judg. serve thee. ments are right, and that thou of very 4 If my delight had not been in faithfulness hast caused me to be thy law, 1 sbould have perished in troubled.

my trouble. 4 O let thy, merciful kindness be 5. I will never forget thy com. my comfort, according to thy word mandments; for with them thou hast unto thy servant.

quickened me. 50 let thy loving mercies come 6 I am thine: 0 save me, for I unto me, that I may live; for thy have sought thy commandments. law is my delight

7. The ungodly laid wait for me, 6 Let the proud, be confounded, to destroy me; but I will consider fur they go wickedly about to destroy thy testinaonies.

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