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my refuge, until this tyranny bej 3 The ungodly are frowerd, overpast.

even from their mother's womb; 2 i will call unto the most high as soon as they are born they go God, even unto the God that shall astray and speak lies. perform the cause which I have 4 They are as venomous as the in hand.

poison of a serpent, even like the 3 He shall send from heaven, deaf adder, that stoppeth her ears; and save me from the reproof of 5 Which refuseth to hear the bin that would eat me up. voice of the charmer, charm he

4 God shall send forth his mercy never so wisely. and truth: my soul is among lions. 6 Break their teeth, O God, in

5 And I lie even among the their mouths; smite the jaw-bones children of men, that are set on of the lions, O Lord: let them fire, whose teeth are spears and fall away like water that runneth arrows, and their tongue a sharp apace, and when they shoot their sword.

arrows, let them be rooted out. 6 Set up thyself, O God, above 7 Let them consume away like the heavens, and thy glory above a snail, and be like the untimely all the earth.

fruit of a woman; and let them 7 They have laid a net for my not see the sun. feet, and pressed down my soul; 8 Or ever your pots be made they have digged a pit before me, hot with thorns, so let indignation and are fallen into the midst of it vex him, even as a thing that is raw. themselves.

9 The righteous shall rejoice, 8 My heart is fixed, O God, when he seeth the vengeance; my heart is fixed; I will sing, and he shall wash his footsteps in the give praise.

blood of the ungodly: 9 Awake up, my glory; awake. 10 So that a man shall say, Ve lute and harp: I myself will awake rily, there is a reward for the right early.

righteous; doubtless there is a 10 I will give thanks unto thee, God that judgeth the earth. O Lord, among the people; and I will sing unto thee among the Psalm 59. Eripe me de inimicis. nations.

DELIVER me from mine ene11 For the greatness of thy mies, O God; defend me from mercy rèacheth unto tbe heavens, them that rise up against me. and thy truth unto the clouds. 2 0 deliver me from the wick.

12 Set up thyself, O God, above sed doers, and save me from the the heavens, and thy glory above blood-thirsty men. all the earth.

3. For lo, they lie waiting for Psalm 58. Si vere utique.

my soul; the mighty men are ARE your minds set upon righ; gathered against me, without any

teousness, Oye congregation offence or fault of me, O Lord. and do ye judge the thing that is 4 They run and prepare themright, O'ye sons of men ? selves without my fault; arise thou

2 Yea, ye imagine mischief in therefore to help me, and behold. your heart upon the earth, and 5 Stand up, O Lord God of your hands deal with wickedness. hosts, thou God of Israel, to visit

EVENING PRAYER.

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3 0 set me up upon the rock

all the heathen, and be not mer Psalm 60. Deus, repulisti nas. ciful unto them that offend of O God, thou hast cast us out, malicious wickedness.

and scattered us abroad; 6 They go to and fro in the thou hast also been displeased: evening, they grin like a dog, and o turn thee unto us again. run about through the city. 2 Thou hast moved the land,

7 Behold, they speak with their and divided it: heal the sores mouth, and swords are in their thereof, for it shaketh. Tips; for who doth hear?

3 Thou hast showed thy people S But thou, O Lord, shalt have heavy things; thou hast given us them in derision, and thou shalt a drink of deadly wine. laugh all the heathen to scorn. 4. Thou hast given a token for

9 My strength will I ascribe such as fear thee, that they may unto thee; for thou art the God triumph because of the truth. of my refuge.

5 Therefore were thy beloved 10 God showeth me liis good- delivered: help me with thy right ness plenteously: and God shall hand, and hear me. let me see my desire upon mine 6 God hath spoken in his holi. enemies.

ness, I will rejoice and divide Si11 Slay them not, lest my peo-chem, and mete out the valley of ple forget it; but scatter them Succoth. abroad among the people, and 7 Gilead is mine, and Manasput them down, O Lord, our de- ses is mine ; Ephraim also is the fence.

strength of my head ; Judah is 12 For the sin of their mouth, my law-giver; and for the words of their lips, 8 Moab is my wash-pot; over they shall be taken in their pride: Edom will I cast out my shoe and why? their preaching is of Philistia, be thou glad of me. cursing and lies.

9 Who will lead me into the 13 Consumethem in thy wrath; strong city? who will bring me consume them, that they may pe- into Edom ? Mish, and know that it is God that 10 Hast not thou cast us out, ruleth in Jacob, and unto the o God? wilt not thou, O God, ends of the world.

go out with our hosts? 14 And in the evening they 11 O be thou our help in trolle will return, grin like a dog, and ble ; for vain is the belp of man. will go about the city.

12 Through God will we do 15 They will run here and gre

acts; for it is he that shall there for meat, and grudge if tread down our enemies. they be not satisfied,

Psalm 61. Eraudi, Deus, 16 As for me, I will sing of thy HEAR my crying, O God, gire power, and will praise thy mercy ear unto my prayer. betimes in the morning; for thou 2 From the ends of the earth last been my defence and refuge will I call upon thee, when my in the day of my trouble. heart is in heaviness.

17 Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing; for thou, O God, art that is higher than l; for thou hast zny refuge, and my merciful God. been my hope, and a strong lolm

ame.

s for me against the enemy. before bim; for God is our hope. 4I will dwell in thy tabernacle

9 As for the children of men, r ever, and my trust shall be they are but vanity; the children nder the covering of thy wings. of men are deceitful upon the 5 For thou, O Lord, bast heard weights; they are altogether lighty desires, and hast given an er than vanity itself. eritage unto those that fear thy 10 O trust not in wrong and

robbery ; give not yourselves un6 Thou shalt grant the King a to vanity: if riches increase, set ng life, that his years may en- not your heart upon them : ure throughout all generations. 11 God spake once, and twice 7.He shall dwell before God for I have also heard the same, that ver: O prepare thy loving mercy power belongeth uito God; nd faithfulness, that they may 12 Aud that thou, Lord, art reserve bim.

merciful; for thou rewardest eve. 8 So will I always sing praise ry man according to his work. nto thy name, that I may daily Psaln: 63. Deus, Deus meus. erform iny vows.

O God, thou art any God; early

will I seek thee.
The Twelfth Day.
MORNING PRAYER.

2 My soul thirsteth for thee; Psalm 62. Nonne Deo? my flesh also longeth after thee, My soul truly waiteth still upon in a barren and dry land where

God; for of him cometh my no water is. alvation.

3 Thus have I looked for thee 2 He verily is my strength and in holiness, that I might behold ay salvation ; he is my desence. thy power and glory ; o that I shall not greatly fall. 4 For thy loving-kindness is

3 How long will ye imagine better than the life itself: my lips nischief against every man? ye shall praise thee. hall be slain all the sort of you ; 5 As long as I live will I magea, as a tottering wall shall ye nify thee in this manner, and lift e, and like a broken hedge. up my hands in thy name. 4. Their device is only how to 6 My soul shall be satisfied, ut him out whom God will ex-leven as it were with marrow and It; their delight is in lies; they fatness, when my mouth praiseth ive gnod words with their mouth, thee with joyful lips. ut cnrse with their heart.

7 Have I not remembered thee 5 Nevertheless, my soul wait in my bed, and thought upon thee you still upon God; for my hope when I was waking ? in him.

8 Because thou hast been my 6 He truly is my strength, and helper ; therefore under the sha. y salvation; he is my defence, dow of thy wings will I rejoice. that I shall not fall.

9 My soul hangeth upon thee; 7 In God is my health and my thy right hand haih upholden me. lory, the rock of my might: and 10 These also that seek the . God is my trust.

hurt of my soul, they shall go un80 put your trust in him alway, der the earth. e people ; pour out your hearts 11 Let them fall upon the edge

man

of the sword, that they may be al

2 Thou that hearest the prayer portion for foxes.

unto thee shall all filesh come, 12 But the King shall rejoice in 3 My misdeeds prevail against God; all they also that swear by me: O be thou merciful unto our him shall be commended; for the sins. mouth of them that speak lies 4 Blessed is the whom shall be stopped.

thou choosest, and receivest into Psalm 64. Eraudi, Deus. thee: he shall dwell in thy court, HEAR my voice. O God, in my and shall be satisfied with the

prayer; preserve ny life pleasures of thy house, even of from fear of the enemy. thy holy temple.

2 Hide me from the gathering 5 Thou shali show us wonderful together of the froward, and from things in thy righteousness, O God the insurrection of wicked doers : of our salvation: thou that art the

3 Who have ubet their tongue hope of all the ends of the early like a sword, and shoot out their and of them that remain in the arrows, even bitter words,

broad sea. 4 That they may privily shoot 6 Who in his strength selteth at hin that is perfect: suddenly fast the mountains, and is girded do they bit hini, and fear not. about with power.

5 They encourage themselves 7 Who stilleth the raging of the in inischief, and commune among sea, and the noise of his waves, themselves, how they may lay and the inadness of the people, snares; and

say,
that no man shall

8 They also that dwell in see them. 6 They imagine wickedness, be afraid at thy tokens, thou

uttermost parts of the earth shal and practise it, that they keep that makest the out goings of the secret among themselves, every morning and evening to praise inan in the deep of his heart.

thee. 7 But God shall suddenly shoot 9 Thou visitest the earth, and at them with a swift arrow, that blessest it; thou makest it very they shall be wounded.

plenteous. 8 Yea, their own tongues shall 10 The river of God is full of make them fall; insomuch that water: thon preparest their coru whoso seeth them, shall laugh for so thou providest for the earth them to scorn.

11 Thou waterest hier forrow, 9 And all men that see it shall thou sendest rain into the little say, This hath God done; for they vallies thereof; thou makest i shall perceive that it is his work. soft with the drops of rain, and

10 The righteous shall rejoice blessest the increase of it. in the Lord, and put his trust 12 Thou crownest the year with in him ; and all they that are true thy goodness; and thy cloud of heart shall be glad.

drop fatness.

13 They shall drop upon the Psalm 65. Tc decet hymnus.

dwellings of the wilderness; and THOU, O God, art praised in the little bills shall rejoice o

Sion; and unto thee shall the every side. vow be performed in Jerusalem. 14 The folds shall be fai il

EVENING PRAYER.

e.

heep: the vallies also shall stand 13 I will offer unto thee fat thick with corn, that they shall burnt-sacrifices, with the incense ugh and sing

of rams; I will offer bullocks and Psalm 66. Jubilate Deo. goats. Be joyful in God. all ye lands; 14 O come hither, and hearken, sing praises unto the honour all ye that fear God, and I will ieli his name; make his praise to you what he hath done for my glorious.

soul. 2 Sayunto God, O how wonder 15 I called unto him with my art thou in thy works; through mouth, and gave him praises with

greatness of thy power shall my tongue. ne enemies be found liars unto 16 If I incline unto wickedness

with mine heart, the Lord will 3 For all the world shall wor- not hear me. p thee, sing of thee, and praise 17 But God hath heard me, and

name.

considered the voice of my prayer. O come hither, and behold 18 Praised be God, who hath works of God, how wonderful not cast out my prayer, nor turnis in his doing toward the chil-ed his mercy from me. en uf men

Psalm 67. Deus miseruatur. He turned the sea into dry GOD be merciful unto us, and d, so that they went through bless us, and show us the

water on foot; tbere did we light of his countenance, and be pice thereof.

merciful unto us; He ruleth with his power for 2 That thy way may be known r; his eyes behold the people: apon earth, thy saving health such as will not believe, shall among all nations. be able to exalt themselves. 3 Let the people praise thee O praise our God, ye people, o God; yea, let all the people make the voice of his praise praise thee. e heard ;

4. O let the nations rejoice and Who holdeth our soul in life, be glad; for thou shalt judge the suffereth not our feet to slip. folk righteously, and govern the For thou. O God, hast proved nations upo! earth thou also hast tried us, like as 5 Let the people praise thee, er is tried.

God; let all the people praise thee. Thou broughtest us into the 6 Then shall the earth bring e, and laidst trouble upon our forth her increase; and God, even

our own God, shall give us his Thou sufferedst men to ride blessing.

our heads; we went through 7 God shall bless us; and all ind water, and thou brought the ends of the world shall fear s out into a wealthy place. him. I will go into thine house

Thi thirtyenth Day. burnt-offerings, and will pay

MORNING PRAYER. my vows, which I promised Psalm 68. Exurgat Dius. my lips, and spake with my LET God arise, and let his enetb, when I was in trouble. mies be scattered ; let them

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