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Psalm 61. Eraudi, Deus. 7 In God is my health and my
EAR my crying, O God, give glory, the rock of my might; and

ear unto my prayer. in God is my trust. 2 From the ends of the earth 8 O put your trust in him alway, will I call upon thee, when my ye people; pour out your hearts heart is in heaviness.

before him; for God is our hope. 3 O set me up upon the rock

9 As for the children of men, that is higher than I; for thou hast they are but vanity; the children been my hope, and a strong tower of men are deceitful upon the for me against the enemy. weights; they are altogether lighter 4 I will dwell in thy tabernacle than vanity itself.


trust shall be un 10 O trust not in wrong and rols. der the covering of thy wings. bery; give not yourselves unto

5 For thou, O Lord, hast heard vanity: if riches increase, set not my desires, and hast given an heri- your heart upon them. tage unto those that fear thy name. 11 God spake once, and twice I

6 Thou shalt grant the King á have also heard the same, that long life, that his years may endure power belongeth unto God; throughout all generations.

12 And that thou, Lord, ar 7 He shall dwell before God for merciful; for thou rewardest every ever: O prepare thy loving mercy man according to his work. and faithfulness, that they may

Psalm 63. Deus, Deus meus. preserve him.

GOD, thou art my God; ear

O 8 So will I always sing praise

ly will I seek thee. unto thy name, that I may daily 2 My soul thirsteth for thee; perform my vows.

my flesh also longeth after thee,

in a barren and dry land where no The twelfth Day.

water is.
MORNING PRAYER. 3 Thus have I looked for thee in
Psalm 62. Nonne Deo? holiness, that I might behold thy
TY soul truly waiteth still upon power and glory;

God; for of him cometh my 4 For thy loving kindness is betsalvation.

ter than the life itself: my lips 2 He verily is my strength and shall praise thee. my salvation; he is my defence, so 5 As long as I live will I magthat I shall not greatly fall. nify thee in this manner, and lift up

3 How long will ye imagine my hands in thy name. mischief against every man? ye

6 My soul shall be satisfied, even shall be slain all the sort of you ; as it were with marrow and fatness, yea, as a tottering wall shall ye be, when my mouth praiseth thee with and like a broken hedge.

joyful lips. 4 Their device is only how to 7 Have I not remembered thee put him out whom God will exalt; in my bed, and thought upon thee their delight is in lies; they give when I was waking ? good words with their mouth, but 8 Because thou hast been my curse with their heart.

helper; therefore under the sha5 Nevertheless, my soul wait dow of thy wings will I rejoice. thou still upon God; for

9 My soul hangeth upon thee; is in him.

thy right hand hath upholden me. 6 He truly is my strength, and 10 These also that seek the hurt my salvation; he is my defence, of my soul, they shall go under the so that I shall not fall.


my hope


11 Let them fall upon the edge me: O be thou merciful unto our of the sword, that they may be asins. portion for foxes.

4 Blessed is the man whom thou 12 But the King shall rejoice in choosest, and receivest unto thee : God; all they also that swear by he shall dwell in thy court, and shall him shall be commended; for the be satisfied with the pleasures of mouth of them that speak lies shall thy house, even of thy holy temple. be stopped.

5 Thou shalt show us wonderPsalm 64. Exaudi, Deus. ful things in thy righteousness, O TEAR my 'voice, O God, in God of our salvation; thou that

my prayer ; preserve my life art the hope of all the ends of the from fear of the enemy.

earth, and of them that remain in 2 Hide me from the gathering the broad sea. together of the froward, and from 6 Who in his strength setteth the insurrection of wicked doers; fast the mountains, and is girded

3 Who have whet their tongue about with power. like a sword, and shoot out their 7 Who stilleth the raging of the arrows, even bitter words, sea, and the noise of his waves, and

4 That they may privily shoot at the madness of the people. him that is perfect: suddenly do 8 They also that dwell in the they hit him, and fear not. uttermost parts of the earth shall

5 They encourage themselves be afraid at thy tokens, thou that in mischief, and commune among makest the out-goings of the mornthemselves, how they may lay ing and evening to praise thee. snares ;

that no man shall

9 Thou visitest the earth, and see them.

blessest it; thou makest it very 6 They imagine wickedness, plenteous. and practise it; that they keep se 10 The river of God is full of cret among themselves, every man water: thou preparest their corn, in the deep of his heart.

for so thou providest for the earth. 7 But God shall suddenly shoot 11 Thou waterest her furrows; at them with a swift arrow, that thou sendest rain into the little they shall be wounded.

valleys thereof; thou makest it soft 8 Yea, their own tongues shall with the drops of rain, and blessest make them fall; insomuch that the increase of it. whoso seeth them, shall laugh 12 Thou crownest the year with them to scorn.

thy goodness; and thy clouds drop 9 And all men that see it shall fatness. say, This hath God done; for they 13 They shall drop upon the shall perceive that it is his work. dwellings of the wilderness; and

10 The righteous shall rejoice in the little hills shall rejoice on every the Lord, and put his trust in him ; side. and all they that are true of heart 14 The folds shall be full of shall be glad.

sheep: the valleys also shall stand EVENING PRAYER. so thick with corn, that they shall Psalm 65. Te decet hymnus.

Te decet hymnus. laugh and sing.
VHOU, O God, art praised in Psalm 66. Jubilate Deo.


lands vow be performed in Jerusalem. sing praises unto the honour

2 Thou that hearest the prayer, of his name; make his praise to be unto thee shall all flesh come. glorious.

3 My misdeeds prevail against 2 Say unto God, O how won

derful art thou in thy works; considered the voice of my prayer. through the greatness of thy pow 18 Praised be God, who hath er shall thine enemies be found not cast out my prayer, nor turnliars unto thee.

ed his mercy from me. 3 For all the world shall wor

Psalm 67. "Deus misereatur. ship thee, sing of thee, and praise G bless us

, and show us the

MOD be merciful unto us, and thy name.

4 O come hither, and behold light of his countenance, and be the works of God, how wonder- merciful unto us; ful he is in his doing toward the 2 That thy way may be known children of men.

upon earth, thy saving health 5 He turned the sea into dry among all nations. land, so that they went through the 3 Let the people praise thee, O water on foot; there did we rejoice God; yea, let all the people praise thereof.

thee. 6 He ruleth with his power for 4 O let the nations rejoice and ever; his eyes behold the people: be glad; for thou shalt judge the and such as will not believe, shall folk righteously, and govern the not be able to exalt themselves. nations upon earth.

7 O praise our God, ye people, 5 Let the people praise thee, O and make the voice of his praise God; let all the people praise thee. to be heard ;

6 Then shall the earth bring 8 Who holdeth our soul in life, forth her increase; and God, even and suffereth not our feet to slip. our own God, shall give us his

9 For thou, O God, hast proved blessing. us; thou also hast tried us, like 7 God shall bless us; and all the as silver is tried.

ends of the world shall fear him. 10 Thou broughtest us into the snare, and laidst trouble upon our The thirteenth Day. loins.

MORNING PRAYER. 11 Thou sufferedst men to ride Psalm 68. Exurgat Deus. over our heads; we went through Lenemies be scattered ; let them fire and water, and thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place. also that hate him flee before him.

12 I will go into thine house 2 Like as the smoke vanisheth, with burnt-offerings, and will pay so shalt thou drive them away; thee my vows, which I promised and like as wax melteth at the fire, with my lips, and spake with my so let the ungodly perish at the mouth, when I was in trouble.

presence of God. 13 I will offer unto thee fat burnt 3 But let the righteous be glad, sacrifices, with the incense of rams; and rejoice before God; let them I will offer bullocks and goats. also be merry and joyful.

14 O come hither, and hearken, 4 O sing unto God, and sing all ye

that fear God, and I will tell praises unto his name; magyou what he hath done for my soul. nify him that rideth upon the hea

15 I called unto him with my vens as it were upon an horse; mouth, and gave him praises with praise him in his name JAH, and my tongue.

rejoice before him. 16 If I incline unto wickedness 5 He is a father of the fatherwith mine heart, the Lord will not less, and defendeth the cause of

the widows; even God in his holy 17 But God hath heard me, and habitation.

hear me.

6 He is the God that maketh us, and poureth his benefits upmen to be of one mind in an house, on us. and bringeth the prisoners out of 20 He is our God, even the captivity; but letteth the runa- God of whom cometh salvation : gates continue in scarceness.

God is the Lord, by whom we 7 O God, when thou wentest escape death. forth before the people; when thou 21 God shall wound the head wentest through the wilderness, of his enemies, and the hairy scalp

8 The earth shook, and the of such a one as goeth on still in heavens dropped at the presence of his wickedness. God; even

as Sinai also was 22 The Lord hath said, I will moved at the presence of God, bring my people again, as I did who is the God of Israel.

from Basan; mine own will I bring 9 Thou, O God, sentest a gra- again, as I did sometime from the cious rain upon thine inheritance, deep of the sea. and refreshedst it when it was 23. That thy foot may be dipweary.

ped in the blood of thine enemies, 10 Thy congregation shall dwell and that the tongue of thy dogs therein; for thou, O God, hast of may be red through the same. thy goodness prepared for the poor. 24 It is well seen, O God, how

11 The Lord gave the word ; thou goest; how thou, my God great was the company of the and King, goest in the sanctuary. preachers.

25 The singers go before, the 12 Kings with their armies did minstrels follow after; in the midst flee, and were discomfited, and they are the damsels playing with the of the household divided the spoil. timbrels.

13 Though ye have lain among 26 Give thanks, O Israel, unto the pots, yet shall ye be as the God the Lord, in the congregawings of a dove that is covered tions, from the ground of the heart. with silver wings, and her feathers 27 There is little Benjamin like gold.

their ruler, and the princes of Juda 14 When the Almighty scatter-their council; the princes of Zebued kings for their sake, then were lon, and the princes of Naphthali. they as white as snow in Salmon. 28 Thy God hath sent forth

15 As the hill of Basan, so is strength for thee; stablish the God's hill; even an high hill, as thing, o God, that thou hast the hill of Basan.

wrought in us, 16 Why hop ye so, ye high hills? 29 For thy temple's sake at this is God's bill, in the which it Jerusalem; so shall kings bring pleaseth him to dwell; yea, the presents unto thee. Lord will abide in it for ever. 30 When the company of the

17. The chariots of God are spear-men, and multitude of the twenty thousand, even thousands nighty, are scattered abroad among of Angels; and the Lord is among the beasts of the people, so that them as in the holy place of Sinai. they humbly bring pieces of sil.

18 Thou art gone up on high, ver; and when he bath scattered thou hast led captivity captive, and the people that delight in war; received gifts for men; yea, even

3i Then shall the princes come for thine enemies, that the Lord out of Egypt; the Morians' land. God might dwell among them. shall soon stretch out her hands

19 Praised be the Lord dai-unto God. ly, even the God who helpeth 32 Sing unto God, O ye king


run over me.

doms of the earth; O sing praises self with fasting, and that was unto the Lord,

turned to my reproof. 33 Who sitteth in the heavens 11 I put on sackcloth also, ane over all, from the beginning: Lo, they jested upon me. he doth send out his voice; yea, 12 They that sit in thegate speak and that a mighty voice.. against me, and the drunkards

34 Ascribe ye the power to God make songs upon me. over Israel; his worship and 13 But, Lord, I make

my strength is in the clouds.

prayer unto thee in an acceptable 35 O God, wonderful art thou time. in thy holy places: even the God 14 Hear me, O God, in the mulof Israel, he will give strength and titude of thy mercy, even in the power unto his people. Blessed truth of thy salvation. be God.

15 Take me out of the mire, that EVENING PRAYER. I sink not; O let me be delivered Psalm 69. Salvum me fac. from them that hate me, and out AVE me, O God; for the waters of the deep waters. are come in, even unto my

16 Let not the water-flood drown soul.

me, neither let the deep swallow 2 I stick fast in the deep mire, me up; and let not the pit shut her where no ground is; I am come mouth upon me.. into deep waters, so that the floods 17 Hear me, O Lord, for thy

loving kindness is comfortable; 3 I am weary of crying, my turn thee unto me according to the throat is dry; my sight faileth multitude of thy mercies : ine for waiting so long upon my 18 And hide not thy face from God.

thy servant; for I am in trouble: 5 They that hate me without a O haste thee, and hear me. cause are more than the hair's of 19 Draw nigh unto my soul, and my head; they that are mine ene- save it; O deliver me, because of mies, and would destroy me guilt- mine enemies. less, are mighty.

20 Thou hast known my re5 I paid them the things that I proof, my shame, and my disnever took: God, thou knowest honour: mine adversaries are all my simpleness, and my faults are in thy sight. not hid from thee.

21 Thy rebuke hath broken my 6 Let not them that trust in thee, heart; I am full of heaviness : I O Lord God of hosts, be ashamed looked for some to have pity on for my cause ; let not those that me, but there was no man, neither seek thee be confounded through found I any to comfort me. me, O Lord God of Israel.

22 They gave me gall to eat; 7 And why? for thy sake have I and when I was thirsty, they gave suffered reproof; shame hath cover-me vinegar to drink. ed my face.

23 Let their table be made a 8 I am become a stranger unto snare to take themselves withal; my brethren, even an alien unto and let the things that should have my mother's children.

been for their wealth, be unto them 9 For the zeal of thine house an occasion of falling. hath even eaten me, and the re 24 Let their eyes be blinded, that bukes of them that rebuked thee, they see not; and ever bow thou are fallen upon me.

down their backs. 10 I wept, and chastened my 25 Pour out thine indignation

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