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2 I will keep thee, and a sojourner, as all my 12 I have not hid thy righte were with a bit fathers were. ousness within my heart; my 15 O spare me a little, that I talk hath been of thy truth, and godly is in my s 3I held my tomay recover my strength, before of thy salvation. Sur nothing: I go hence, and be no more even from good seen. was pain and grid 4 My heart was

13 I have not kept back thy loving mercy and truth from the great congregation.

Psalm 40. Expectans expectavi.

14 Withdraw not thou thy Waited patiently for the Lord, and he inclined unto me, and mercy from me, O Lord; let thy loving-kindness and thy truth heard my calling.

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2 He brought me also out of the alway preserve me. 5 Lord, let me horrible pit, out of the mire and

15 For innumerable troubles

and the number delay, and set my feet upon thejare come about me; my sins be certed rock, and ordered my goings. have taken such hold upon me,

may have to live.

3 And he bath put a new song that I am not able to look up;

6 Behold, thou het my month, even a thanksgiv-yea, they are more in number

than the hairs of my head, and

ing unto our God.

4 Many shall see it, and fear, my heart hath failed me.

Lord.

16 O Lord, let it be thy pleasure to deliver me; make haste, 5 Blessed is the man that hath O Lord, to help me.

man living is altoget 7 For man walked

17 Let them be ashamed, and

shadow, and disquiet his hope in the Lord, and] In vain; he heapeturned not unto the proud, and confounded together, that seek and cannot tell who such as go about with lies.

after my soul to destroy it; let

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6 O Lord, my God, great are them be driven backward, and the wondrous works which thou put to rebuke, that wish me hast done; like as be also thy evil. thoughts, which are to us-ward;

8 And now, Lord ope? truly my

hope

18 Let them be desolate, and

ice.

9 Deliver me frnd yet there is no man that or-rewarded with shame, that say

unto me, Fie upon thee. fie upon thee.

days as it wereas mine age is even

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respect of thee; and and shall put their trust in the

ffences, and make ereth them unto thee.

7 If I should declare them, and

uke unto the foolish

10 I became dumb peak of them, they should be

more than I am able to express.

19 Let all those that seek thee, be joyful and glad in thee; and 8 Sacrifice and meat-offering let such as love thy salvation, say hou wouldest not, but mine ears alway, The Lord be praised.

20 As for me. I am poor and 9 Burnt-offerings and sacrifice needy; but the Lord careth for or sin hast thou not required: me.

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akest his beauty

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ay, like as it were 18 written of me, that I should O my God.

ulfil thy will, O my God: I am
content to do it; yea, thy law is

ga garment: every

e is but vanity within my heart.

21 Thou art my helper and redeemer; make no long tarrying,

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EVENING PRAYER.
Psalm 41. Beatus qui intelligit.
LESSED is he that consider-
eth the poor and needy; the
Lord shall deliver him in the time

tears:

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busness in the great congregation:

o, I will not refrain my lips, Oof trouble."
Lord, and that thou knowest.

2 The Lord preserve him, and

keep him alive, that he may be 3 My tears have been my meat blessed upon earth; and deliver day and night, while they daily say not thou him into the will of his unto me, Where is now thy God! enemies. 4 Now when I think there 3 The Lord comfort him when upon, I pour out my heart by he lieth sick upon his bed; make myself; for I went with the mul thou all his bed in his sickness. titude, and brought them forth 4 I said, Lord, be merciful unto into the house of God; me; heal my soul, for I have, 5 In the voice of praise and sinned against thee. thanksgiving, among such as keep

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5 Mine enemies speak evil of holy-day. me; When shall he die, and his 6 Why art thou so full of hea name perish? viness, O my soul? and why art 6 And if he come to see me, thou so disquieted within me?, he speaketh vanity, and his heart 7 Put thy trust in God; for I conceiveth falsehood within him- will yet give him thanks for the self; and when he cometh forth, help of his countenance. he telleth it.

8 My God, my soul is vexed

7 All mine enemies whisper within me; therefore will I re together against me, even against member thee concerning the land me do they imagine this evil. of Jordan, and the little hill of 8 Let the sentence of guilti ness proceed against him, and now that he fieth, let him rise up

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9 One deep calleth another, because of the noise of the water. pipes; all thy waves and storms

no more.

9 Yea, even mine own familiar are gone over me. friend whom I trusted, who did 10 The Lord hath granted his also eat of my bread, hath laid loving-kindness in the day-time, great wait for me. and in the night-season did I sing 10 But be thou merciful unto of him, and made my prayer unme, Lord; raise thou me up to the God of my life. again, and I shall reward them. 11 I will say unto the God of By this I know thou favour-my strength, Why hast thou for est me, that mine enemy doth gotten me? Why go I thus hea not triumph against me. vily, while the enemy oppress

12 And when I am in my eth me? health, thou upholdest me, and 12 My bones are smitten asunshall set me before thy face for der as with a sword, while mine enemies that trouble me cast me

ever.

13 Blessed, be the Lord God of in the teeth; Israel, world without end. Amen.

Psalm 42. Quemadmodum. L IKE as the hart desireth the water-brooks, so longeth my soul after thee, O God.

2 My soul is athirst for God, yea, even for the living God: When shall I come to appear be fore the presence of God?

13 Namely, while they say dai ly unto me, Where is now thy God?

14 Why art thou so vexed, 0 my soul? and why art thou so

me?

disquietedy trust in God; for

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will yet thank him, which is the help of my countenance, and my

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God.

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Psalm 49. Judica me, Deus.

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6 Through thee will we over GIVE sentence with me, O God, throw our enemies, and in thy and defend my cause against name will we tread them under he ungodly people; Odeliver me that rise up against us. rom the deceitful and wicked 7 For I will not trust in my 2 For thou art the God of my help me. bow; it is not my sword that shall trength: why hast thou put me & But it is thou that savest us om thee? and why go I so from our enemies, and puttest eavily, while the enemy oppress-them to confusion that hate us. th me? 9 We make our boast of God all 30 send out thy light and thy day long, and will praise thy -uth, that they may lead me, and name for ever. ring me unto thy holy hill, and 10 But now thou art far off, and Othy dwelling. puttest us to confusion; and goest 4 And that I may go unto the not forth with our armies. tar of God, even unto the God 11 Thou makest us to turn our fmy joy and gladness; and backs upon our enemies, so that pon the harp will I give thanks they which hate us spoil our goods. nto thee, O God, my God. 12 Thou lettest us be eaten up 5 Why art thou so heavy, Olike sheep, and hast scattered us y soul? and why art thou so dis- among the heathen.

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The ninth Day.
MORNING PRAYER.
Psalm 44. Deus, auribus.

14 Thou makest us to be rebuked of our neighbours, to be laughed to scorn, and had in derision of them that are round about us.

VE have heard with our ears, 15 Thou makest us to be a byO God, our fathers have told word among the heathen, and that what thou hast done in their the people shake their heads at us. e of old. 16 My confusion is daily before How thou hast driven out the me, and the shame of my face then with thy hand, and plant-bath covered me;

hem in; how thou hast destroy- 17 For the voice of the slanthe nations and cast them out. derer and blasphemer, for the For they gat not the land in enemy and avenger. session through their own rd, neither was it their own upon us, yet do we not forget 18 And though all this be come that helped them; thee, nor behave ourselves froBut thy right hand, and thine wardly in thy covenant. , and the light of thy counte- 19 Our heart is not turned back, ce; because thou hadst a fa- neither our steps gone out of thy r unto them. Thou art my King, O God; help unto Jacob.

way;

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gons, and covered us with the for ever; the sceptre of thy king shadow of death. dom is a right sceptre.

21 If we have forgotten the 8 Thou hast loved righteo name of our God, and holden up ness, and hated iniquity; wher our hands to any strange god, fore God, even thy God, ha shall not God search it out? for anointed thee with the oil of gla be knoweth the very secrets of ness above thy fellows. the heart. 9 All thy garments smell myrrh, aloes, and cassia; out the ivory palaces, whereby th have made thee glad.

10 Kings' daughters were amo 23 Up, Lord, why sleepest thy honourable women; upon thou? awake, and be not absent right hand did stand the que from us for ever. in a vesture of gold, wroug about with divers colours.

11 Hearken, O daughter, consider; incline thine ear; get also thine own people, thy father's house.

12 So shall the King have p sure in thy beauty; for he is Lord God, and worship th him.

22 Forthy sake also are we kill ed all the day long, and are counted as sheep appointed to be slain.

24 Wherefore bidest thou thy face, and forgettest our misery and trouble?

25 For our soul is brought low, even unto the dust; our belly cleaveth unto the ground.

26 Arise, and help us, and deliver us, for thy mercies' sake.

Psalm 45. Eructavit cor meum.

MY heart is inditing of a good matter; I speak of the things

13 And the daughter of T shall be there with a gift; like which I have made unto the the rich also among the pec King. shall make their supplication fore thee.

14 The King's daughter is glorious within; her clothing of wrought gold.

15 She shall be brought the King in raiment of nee 4 Gird thee with thy sword work; the virgins that be her upon thy thigh, O thou most lows shall bear her company, mighty, according to thy worship shall be brought unto thee. and renown. 16 With joy and gladness5 Good luck have thou with they be brought, and shall thine honour: ride on, because of into the King's palace. the word of truth, of meekness and 17 Instead of thy fathers righteousness, and thy right hand shalt have children, whom shall teach thee terrible things. mayest make princes in all

6 Thy arrows are very sharp, 18 I will remember thyr and the people shall be subdued from one generation to ano unto thee, even in the midst therefore shall the people among the King's enemies. thanks unto thee, world wit 7 Thy seat, O God, endureth end.

2 My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

3 Thou art fairer than the children of men; full of grace are thy lips, because God hath blessed thee for ever.

Psalm 40. Deus noster refugium.

3 He shall subdue the people OD is our hope and strength, under us, and the nations under a very present help in trouble. our feet.

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Therefore will we not fear, 4 He shall choose out an heriough the earth be moved, and tage for us, even the worship of ough the hills be carried into Jacob, whom he loved. e midst of the sea. 5 God is gone up with a merry 3 Though the waters thereof noise, and the Lord with the ge and swell, and though the sound of the trump.

ountains shake at the tempest 6 O sing praises, sing praises the same. unto our God; O sing praises, 4 The rivers of the flood thereof sing praises unto our King. all make glad the city of God; 7 For God is the King of all e holy place of the tabernacle the earth: sing ye praises with the most Highest. 5 God is in the midst of her, 8 God reigneth over the hea erefore shall she not be remov-then; God sitteth upon his holy ; God shall help her, and that seat. ght early.

understanding.

6 The heathen make much ado, ad the kingdoms are moved; but od hath showed his voice, and e earth shall melt away. 7 The Lord of hosts is with us; e God of Jacob is our refuge.

9 The princes of the people are joined unto the people of the God of Abraham; for God, which is very high exalted, doth defend the earth as it were with a shield. Psalm 48. Magnus Dominus.

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GREAT is the Lord, and highly to be praised in the

e works of the Lord, what de-our God, even upon his holy hill. ruction he hath brought upon 2 The hill of Sion is a fair place, e earth. and the joy of the whole earth; 9 He maketh wars to cease in upon the north side lieth the city the world; he breaketh the of the great King: God is well w, and knappeth the spear in known in her palaces as a sure nder, and burneth the chariots refuge.

the fire.

3 For lo, the kings of the earth 10 Be still then, and know that are gathered and gone by together. m God: I will be exalted among heathen, and I will be exalted

4 They marvelled to see such things; they were astonished, and suddenly cast down.

5 Fear came there upon them; and sorrow, as upon a woman in her travail.

the earth.
11 The Lord of hosts is with us;]
God of Jacob is our refuge.

EVENING PRAYER.
Paalm 47. Omnes gentes, plaudite.

Clap your hands together, all ye people: O sing unto God h the voice of melody. 2 For the Lord is high, and to feared; he is the great King on all the earth.

6 Thou shalt break the ships of the sea through the east wind.

7 Like as we have heard, so bave we seen in the city of the Lord of hosts, in the city of our God; God upholdeth the same for ever.

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