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4 All the kings of the earth shall 9 Even there also shall thy hand praise thee, O Lord; for they have lead me, and thy right hand shall heard the words of thy mouth.

hold me. 5 Yea, they shall sing in the 10 If I say, Peradventure the ways of the Lord, that great is the darkness shall cover me; then shall glory of the Lord.

my night be turned to day. 6 For though the Lord be high, 11 Yea, the darkness is no darkyet hath he respect unto the lowly; ness with thee, but the night is as as for the proud, he beholdeth clear as the day; the darkness and them afar off.

light to thee are both alike. 7 Though I walk in the midst 12 For my reins are thine; thou of trouble, yet shalt thou refresh hast covered me in my mother's me; thou shalt stretch forth thy womb. hand upon the furiousness of mine 131 will give thanks unto thee, enemies, and thy right hand shall for I am fearfully and wonderfully save me.

made: marvellous are thy works, 8 The Lord shall make good his and that my soul knoweth right loving kindness toward me; yea, well. thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for 14 My bones are not hid from ever; despise not then the works thee, though I be made secretly, of thine own hands.

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earth.
The twenty-ninth Day. 15 Thine eyes did see my sub-
MORNING PRAYER. stance, yet being imperfect; and
Psalm 139. Domine, probasti. written;

in thy book were all my members O

LORD, thou hast searched 16 Which day by day were

me out, and known me; thou fashioned, when as yet there was knowest my down-sitting, and none of them. mine up-rising; thou understand- 17 How dear are thy counsels est my thoughts long before. unto me, O God; O how great is

2 Thou art about my path, and the sum of them! about my bed; and spiest out all 18 If I tell them, they are more my ways.

in number than the sand; when I 3 For lo, there is not a word in wake up, I am present with my tongue, but thou, O Lord, thee. knowest it altogether.

19 Wilt thou not slay the wick4 Thou hast fashioned me be-ed, O God? Depart from me, ye hind and before, and laid thine hand blood-thirsty men. upon me.

20 For they speak unrighteously 5 Such knowledge is too won-against thee; and thine enemies derful and excellent for me; I can take thy name in vain. not attain unto it.

21 Do not I hate them, O Lord, 6 Whither shall I go then from that hate thee? and am not I grievthy spirit, or whither shall I goed with those that rise up against then from thy presence?

thee? 7 If I climb up into heaven, thou 22 Yea, I hate them right sore; art there; if I go down to hell, thou even as though they were mine art there also.

· enemies. 8 If I take the wings of the morn- 23 Try me, O God, and seek ing, and remain in the uttermost the ground of my heart; prove parts of the sea;

Ime, and examine my thoughts.

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24 Look well if there be any 2 Let my prayer be set forth in way of wickedness in me; and lead thy sight as the incense; and let me in the way everlasting. the lifting up of my hands be an Psalm 140. Eripe me, Domine. evening sacrifice.

ELIVER me, O Lord, from 3 Set a watch, O Lord, before

the evil man; and preserve my mouth, and keep the door of me from the wicked man;

my lips. 2 Who imagine mischief in their 4 O Let pot mine heart be inbearts, and stir up strife all the clined to any evil thing; let me not day long.

be occupied in ungodly works 3 They have sharpened their with the men that work wickedtongues like a serpent; adder's ness, lest I cat of such things as poison is under their lips. please them.

4 Keep me, O Lord, from the 5 Let the righteous rather smite hands of the ungodly; preserve me friendly, and reprove me. me from the wicked men, who are 6 But let not their precious purposed to overthrow my goings. balms break my head; yea, I will

5 The proud have laid a snare pray yet against their wickedness. for me, and spread a net abroad 7 Let their judges be overwith cords; yea, and set traps in thrown in the stony places, that my way.

they may hear my words; for they 6 I said unto the Lord, Thou are sweet. art iny God, hear the voice of my 8 Our bones lie scattered beprayers, O Lord.

fore the pit, like as when one 1 0 Lord God, thou strength of breaketh and heweth wood upon my health; thou hast covered my the earth. head in the day of battle.

9 But mine eyes look unto 8 Let not the ungodly have his thee, O Lord God; in thee is my desire, O Lord; let not his mis- trust; O cast not out my soul. chievous imagination prosper, lest 10 Keep me from the snare that

they have laid for me, and from 9 Let the mischief of their own the

traps of the wicked doers. lips fall upon the head of them 11 Let the ungodly fall into their that compass me about.

own nets together, and let me 10 Let hot burning coals fall ever escape them. upon them; let them be cast into EVENING PRAYER. the fire, and into the pit, that they Psalm 142. Voce mea ad Donever rise up again.

minum. 11 A man full of words shall not

I CRIED unto the Lord with prosper upon the earth: evil shall hunt the wicked person, to over-the Lord did I make my supplithrow him.

cation. 12 Sure I am that the Lord will 2 I poured out my complaints avenge the poor, and maintain the before him, and showed him of cause of the helpless.

my trouble. 13 The righteous also shall give 3 When my spirit was in heavithanks unto thy name; and the ness, thou knowest my path; in just shall continue in thy sight. the way wherein I walked, have Psalm 141. Domine, clamavi. they privily laid a snare for me.

ORD, I call upon ; haste

L thee. Income and econsider hand, and saw there was no man

my voice, when I cry unto thee. Ithat would know me.

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5 I had no place to flee unto, 10 Teach me to do the thing thai and no man cared for my soul. pleaseth thee; for thou art my God

6 I cried unto thee, O Lord, let thy loving Spirit lead me forth and said, Thou art my hope, and into the land of righteousness. my portion in the land of the liv- 11 Quicken me, O Lord, for thy ing. be

name's sake; and for thy righteous7 Consider my complaint; for I ness' sake bring my soul out of am brought very low.

trouble. 8 o deliver me from my per- 12 And of thy goodness slay secutors, for they are too strong mine enemies, and destroy all them

that vex my soul; for I am thy 9 Bring my soul out of prison, servant. that I may give thanks unto thy name; which thing if thou wilt The thirtieth Day. grant me, then shall the righteous MORNING PRAYER. resort unto my company.

Psalm 144. Benedictus Dominus. Psalm 143. Domine, exaudi. LESSED HEAR my prayer, O Lord, strength, who teacheth my

and consider my desire; hands to war, and my fingers to hearken unto me for thy truth and fight. righteousness’ sake.

2 My hope and my fortress, my 2 And enter not into judgment castle and deliverer, my defender, with thy servant; for in thy sight in whom I trust; who subdueth shall no man living be justified. my people that is under me.

3 For the enemy hath perse- 3 Lord, what is man, that thou cuted my soul; he hath smitten my hast such respect unto him? or the life down to the ground; he hath son of man, that thou so regardest laid me in the darkness, as the men him? that have been long dead.

4 Man is like a thing of naught; 4 Therefore is my spirit vexed his time passeth away like a shawithin me, and my heart within dow. me is desolate.

5 Bow thy heavens, O Lord, and 5 Yet do I remember the time come down; touch the mountains, past: I muse upon all thy works; and they shall smoke. yea, I exercise myself in the works 6 Cast forth thy lightning, and of thy hands.

tear them; shoot out thine arrows, 6. I stretch forth my hands unto and consume them. thee; my soul gaspeth unto thee 7 Send down thine hand from as a thirsty land.

above; deliver me, and take me 7 Hear me, O Lord, and that out of the great waters, from the soon; for my spirit waxeth faint: hand of strange children; hide not thy face from me, lest 1 8 Whose mouth talketh of vanibe like unto them that go down{ty, and their right hand is a right into the pit.

hand of wickedness. 8 O let me hear thy loving kind- 9 I will sing a new song unto ness betimes in the morning; for thee, O God; and sing praisesunto in thee is my trust: show thou me thee upon a ten-stringed lute. the way that I should walk in; for 10 Thou hast given victory unto I lift my soul unto thee. kings, and hast delivered David,

9 Deliver me, O Lord, from thy servant, from the peril of the mine enemies; for I flee unto thee sword. to hide me.

11 Save me, and deliver me from

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the hand of strange children, O Lord ; and thy saints give
whose mouth talketh of vanity, thanks unto thee.
and their right hand is a right 11 They show the glory of thy
hand of iniquity;

kingdom, and talk of thy power; 12 That our sons may grow up 12 That thy power, thy glory, as the young plants, and that our and mightiness of thy kingdom, daughters may be as the polished might be known unto men. corners of the temple ;

13 Thy kingdom is an everlast· 13 That our garners may be ing kingdom, and thy dominion full and plenteous with all man- endureth throughout all ages. ner of store ; that our sheep may 14 The Lord upholdeth all bring forth thousands, and ten such as fall, and lifteth up all thousands in our streets;

those that are down. 14 That our oxen may be strong 15 The eyes of all wait upon to labour; that there be no decay, thee, O Lord; and thou givest no leading into captivity, and no them their meat in due season. complaining in our streets.

16 Thou openest thine hand, 1 15 Happy are the people that and fillest all things living with are in such a case ; yea, blessed plenteousness. are the people who have the Lord 17 The Lord is righteous in all for their God.

his ways, and holy in all his works. Psalm 145. Exaltabo te, Deus. 18 The Lord is nigh unto all I lo hi

my King; and I will praise such as call upon him faithfully. thy name for ever and ever. 19 He will fulfil the desire of

2 Every day will I give thanks them that fear him; he also will unto thee, and praise thy name hear their cry, and will help theni. for ever and ever.

20 The Lord preserveth all 3 Great is the Lord, and mar-them that love him, but scattervellous, worthy to be praised ; eth abroad all the ungodly. there is no end of his greatness. 21 My mouth shall speak the

4 One generation shall praise praise of the Lord ; and let all thy works unto another, and de- flesh give thanks unto his holy clare thy power.

name for ever and ever. 5 As for me, I will be talking Psalm 146. Landa, anima mea. of thy worship, thy glory, thy P Rabile i tice, will I praise the praise, and wondrous works ;

6 So that men shall speak of Lord; yea, as long as I have any the might of thy marvellous acts; being, I will sing praises unto my and I will also tell of thy great-God. ness.

2 0 put not your trust in 7 The memorial of thine abun- princes, nor in any child of man; dant kindness shall be showed ; for there is no help in them. and men shall sing of thy righ- 3 For when the breath of man teousness.

goeth forth, he shall turn again to • 8 The Lord is gracious and his earth, and then all his thoughts merciful ; long-suffering, and of perish. great goodness.

4 Blessed is he that hath the God 9 The Lord is loving unto eve- of Jacob for his help; and whose ry man, and his mercy is over all hope is in the Lord his God; his works.

5 Who made heaven and earth, 10 All thy works praise thee, the sea and all that therein is;

who keepeth his promise for ever; strength of an horse; neither de

6 Who helpeth them to right lighteth he in any man's legs. that suffer wrong; who feedeth the 11 But the Lord's delight is in hungry.

them that fear him, and put their 7 The Lord looseth men out of trust in his mercy, prison; the Lord giveth sight to 12 Praise the Lord, O Jerusathe blind.

lem; praise thy God, O Sion; 8 The Lord helpeth them that 13 For he hath made fast the are fallen; the Lord careth for the bars of thy gates, and hath blessed righteous.

thy children within thee. 9 The Lord careth for the stran- 14 He maketh peace in thy borger; he defendeth the fatherless ders, and filleth thee with flour of and widow: as for the way of wheat. the ungodly, he turneth it upside 15 He sendeth forth his comdown.

mandment upon earth, and his 10 The Lord thy God, O Sion, word runneth very swiftly. shall be King for evermore, and 16 He giveth snow like wool, throughout all generations. and scattereth the hoar frost like

EVENING PRAYER. lashes. Psalm 147. Laudate Dominum. 17 He casteth forth his ice like

O PRAISE dhe honordio fos niet morsels

; who is able to abide his

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thing to sing praises unto our God; yea, a joy- 18 He sendeth out his word, and ful and pleasant thing it is to be melteth them ; he bloweth with thankful.

his wind, and the waters flow. 2 The Lord doth build up Je- 19. He showeth his word unto rusalem, and gather together the Jacob, his statutes and ordinances outcasts of Israel.

unto Israel. 3. He healeth those that are 20 He hath not dealt so with broken in heart, and giveth medi- any nation; neither have the heacine to heal their sickness.

then knowledge of his laws. 4 He telleth the number of the Psalm 148. Laudate Dominum. stars, and calleth them all by their O PRAISE the Lord of hea

. 5 Great is our Lord, and great 2 Praise him, all ye angels of is his power; yea, and his wisdom his; praise him, all his hosts. is infinite.

3 Praise him, sun and moon; 6 The Lord setteth up the meek, praise him, all ye stars and light. and bringeth the ungodly down to 4 Praise him, all ye heavens, the ground.

and ye waters that are above the 70 sing unto the Lord with heavens. thanksgiving; sing praises upon 5 Let them praise the name of the harp unto our God;

the Lord; for he spake the word, 8 Who covereth the heaven with and they were made; he comclouds, and prepareth rain for the manded, and they were created. earth; and maketh the grass to 6 He hath made them fast for grow upon the mountains, and ever and ever; he hath given herb for the use of men.

them a law, which shall not be 9 Who giveth fodder unto the broken. cattle, and feedeth the young ra- 7 Praise the Lord upon earth, vens that call upon him. ye dragons, and all deeps;

10 He hath no pleasure in the! 8 Fire and hail, snow and va

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