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5 But my trust is in thy fear was ; for God is in the mercy, and my heart is joyful generation of the righteous, in thy salvation.

10 As for you, ye have made 6 I will sing of the Lord, a mock at the counsel of the because he hath dealt so lov-poor ; because he putteth his ingly with me ; yea, I will trust in the Lord. praise the Name of the Lord 11 Who shall give salvation most Highest.

unto Israel out of Sion? When

the Lord turneth the captivity Psalm xiv, Dixit insipiens. of his people, then sha! Jacob

rejoice, and Israel shall be IE fool bath said in his glad.

There is no God. 2 They are corrupi, and become abominable in their The Third Day, doings; there is none that doeth good, no notone

MORNING PRAYER. 3 The Lord looked down from heaven upon the : hildren

Psalm xv. Domine, quia of men, to see if there were

habitabit ? any that would understand, and seek after God ;

ORD, who shall dwell in 4 But they are all gone out of the way, they are altogether shall rest upon thy boly hill ? become abominable ; there is 2 Even he that leadeth an none that doeth good, no not uncorrupt life, and doeth the one.

thing whichis right and speak. 5 Their throat is an open eth the truth from his heart : sepulchre ; with their tongues 3 He that hath used po de have they deceived : the poi-ceit in his tongue, nor done son of asps is under their lips. evil to his neighbour, and hath

6 Their mouth is full of not slandered his neighbour : cursing and bitterness; their 4 He that setteth not by feet are swift to shed blood. himself ; but is lowly in his

7 Destruction and unhappi-own eyes, and maketh much ness is in their ways, and the of them that fear the Lord : way of peace have they not 5 He that sweareth unto his known; there is no fear of God neighbour, and disappointeth before their eyes.

him not, though it were to his 8 Have they no knowledge, own hindrance : that they are all such workers 6 He that hath not given of mischief, eating up my his money upon usury, nor people as it were bread, and taken reward against the incall not upon the Lord ? Inocent.

9 There were they brought 7 Whoso doeth these things in great fear, even where no shall ncver fall.

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Psalm xvi. Conserva me, Psalm xvii. Eraudi, Domine. Domine.


EAR the right, O Lords PRESERVE me, o God

consider my complaint, for in thee have I put my and hearken unto my prayer, trust.

that goeth not out of feigned 2 O my soul, thou hast said lips. unto the Lord, Thou art my 2 Let my sentence come God. my goods are nothing forth from thy presence, and unto thee.

let thine eyes look upon the 3 All my delight is upon the thing that is equal. saints that are in the earth, and 3 Thou hast proved and upon such as excel in virtue. visited mine heart in the night

4 But they that run after season ; thou hast tried me, another god shall have great and shalt find no wickedness trouble.

in me ; for I am utterly pur5 Their drink-offerings of posed that my mouth shall not blood will I not offer, neither öffend. make mention of their names 4 Because of men's works within my lips.

that are done against the words 6 The Lord himself is the of thy lips, I have kept me portion of mine inheritance, from the ways of the destroyer. and of my cup; thou shalt 5 ( hold thou up my gomaintain my lot.

ings in thy paths, that my 7 The lot is fallen unto me footsteps slip not. in a fair ground: yea I have 6 I have called upon thee, a goodly heritage.

O God, for thou shalt hear 8 I will thank the Lord for me : incline thine ear to me, giving me warning; my reins and hearken unto my words. also chasten me in the nighul 7 Show thy marvellous lovseason.

ing kindness, thou that art the 9 I have set God always Saviour of them which put before me ; for he is on my their trust in thee, from such right hand, therefore I shall as resist thy right hand. not fall.

8 Keep me as the apple of 10 Wherefore my heart was an eye; hide me under the glad, and my glory rejoiced : shadow of thy wings, my flesh also shall rest in hope 9 From the ungodly, that

11 For why ? thou shalt not trouble me; mine enemies leave my soul in hell: neither compass me round about, to shalt thou suffer thy Holy One take away my soul. to see corruption.

10 They are enclosed in 12 Thou shalt show me the their own fat, and their mouth path of life : in thy presence speaketh proud things. is the fulness of joy, and at 11 They lie waiting in our thy right hand there is plea-way on every side ; turning sure for evermore.

their eyes down to the ground:

12 Like as a lion that is 4 The pains of hell came greedy of his prey, and as it about me; the snares of death were a lion's whelp lurking in overtook me. secret places.

5 In my trouble I will call 13 Up, Lord, disappoint upon the Lord, and complain him, and cast him down ; unto my God; deliver my soul from the un 6 So shall he hear my voice godly, which is a sword of out of his holy temple, and thine :

my complaint shall come be14 From the men of thy fore him ; it shall enter even hand, O Lord, from the men into his ears. I say, and from the evil world; 7 The earth trembled and which have their portion in quaked, the very foundations this life, whose bellies thou also of the hills shook, and fillest with thy hid treasure. were removed, because he

15 They have children at was wroth. their desire, and leave the 8 There went a smoke out rest of their substance for in his presence, and a consumtheir babes.

|ing fire out of his mouth, so 16 But as for me, I will be that coals were kindled at it. hold thy presence in righte 9 He bowed the heavens ousness; and when I awake also, and came down, and it up after thy likeness, I shall was dark under his feet. be satisfied with it.

10 He rode upon the Che

rubim, and did fly; he came EVENING PRAYER. flying upon the wings of the

wind. Psalm xviii. Leigam te, 11 He made darkness his Domine.

secret place, his pavilion round

about him with dark water, WILL love thee, O Lord, and thick clouds to cover him. I

my strength. The Lord 12 At the brightness of his is my stony rock, and my de-presence his clouds removed ; fence, my Saviour, my God, hail-stones and coals of fire. and my might, in whom I will 13 The lord also thundertrust; my buckler, the horned out of heaven, and the also of my salvation, and my Highest gave his thunder ; refuge.

hail-stones and coals of fire. 2 I will call upon the Lord, 14 He sent out his arrows, which is worthy to be prais-and scattered them; he cast ed: so shall I be safe from forth lightnings, and destroymine enemies.

ed them. 3 The sorrows of death 15 The springs of waters compassed me, and the over- were seen, and the foundations flowings of ungodliness made of the round world were disme afraid.

Icovered at thy chiding, O

Lord, at the blasting of the 28 Thou also shalt light my breath of thy displeasure. candle ; the Lord my God

16 He shall send down from shall make my darkness to be on high to fetch me, and shall light. take me out of many waters. 29 For in thee I shall dis

17 He shall deliver me comfit an host of men, and from my strongest enemy, and with the help of my God I from them which hate me; for shall leap over the wall. they are too mighty for me. 30 The way of God is an

18 They prevented me in undefiled way; the word of the the day of my trouble; but Lord also is tried in the fire : the Lord was my upholder. he is the defender of all them

19 He brought me forth also that put their trust in him. into a place of liberty ; he 31 For who is God, but the brought me forth, even be-Lord ? or who hath any cause he had a favour unto me, strength, except our God?

20 The Lord shall reward 32 It is God, that girdeth me after my righteous deal-me with strength of war, and ing, according to the clean- maketh my way perfect. ness of my hands shall he re 33 He maketh my feet like compense me.

hart's feet, and setieth me up 21 Because I have kept the on high. ways of the Lord, and have 34 He teacheth mine hands not forsaken my God, as the to fight, and mine arms shall wicked doth.

break even a bow of steel. 22 For I have an eye unto all 35 Thou hast given me the his laws, and will not cast out defence of thy salvation ; thy his commandments from me. right hand also shall hold me

23 I was also uncorrupt be- up and thy loving correction fore him, and eschewed mine shall make me great. own wickedness.

36 Thou shalt make room 24 Therefore shall the Lord enough under me for to go, that reward me after my righteous my footsteps shall not slide. dealing, and according unto

37 I will follow upon mine the cleanness of my hands enemies, and overtake them ; in his eye-sight.

neither will I turn again till I 25 With the holy thou shalt have destroyed them. be holy, and with a perfect 38 I will smite them, that. man thou shalt be perfect. they shall not be able to stand,

26 With the clean thou shalt but fall under my feet. be clean, and with the froward 39 Thou hast girded me thou shalt learn frowardness. with strength unto the bat

27 For thou shalt save the tle ; thou shalt throw down people that are in adversity, mine enemies under me. and shalt bring down the high 40 Thou hast made mine elooks of the proud.

nemies also to turn their backs

upon me, and I shall destroy The Fourth Day. them that hate me.

MORNING PRAYER. 41 They shall cry, but there

Psalm xix. Cali enarrant. shall be none to help them; yea, even unto the Lord sball "HE heavens declare the they crybut he shall not glory of God, and hear them.

firmament showeth his handy 49 I will beat them as small work. as the dust before the wind: 2 One day telleth another, I will cast them out as the and one night certifieth anclay in the streets.

other. 43 Thou shalt deliver me 3 There is neither speech from the strivings of the peo- nor language, but their voices ple, and thou shalt make me are heard among them. the head of the heathen.

4 Their sound is gone out 44 A people whom I have into all lands, and their words 701 known shall serve me. Jinto the ends of the world.

45 As soon as they hear of 5 In them, hath he set a tame, they shall obey me; but bernacle for the sun, which the strange children shall dis- cometh forth as a bridegroom semble with me.

out of his chamber, and re46 The strange children joiceth as a giant to run his shall fail, and be afraid out course. of their prisons.

6 It goeth forth from the 47 The Lord liveth ; and uttermost part of the heaven, blessed be my strong helper, and runneth about unto the end and praised be the God of my of it again, and there is nothing salvation :

hid from the heat thereof, 48 Even the God that seeth 7 The law of the Lord is that I be avenged, and subdu- an undefiled law, converting eth the people unto me. the soul ; the testimony of the

49 It is he that delivereth I ord is sure, and giveth wisme from my cruel enemies, dom unto the simple. and selteth me up above mine 8 The statutes of the Lord adversaries : thou shalt rid are right, and rejoice the me from the wicked man. heart; the commandment of

50 For this cause will I give the Lord is pure, and giveth thanks unto thee, O Lord, light unto the eyes. among the Gentiles, and sing 9 The fear of the Lord is praises unto thy Name. clean, and endureth for ever;

51 Great prosperity giveth the judgments of the Lord are be unto his King, and showeth true, and righteous altogether. loving kindness unto David, 10 More to be desired are his Anointed, and unto his they than gold, yea, tkan much Seed for evermore.

fine gold ; sweeter also than

honey, and the honey-comb. Аа

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