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swelleth against him, and will set they deceived: the poison of asps him at rest.

is under their lips. 7 The words of the Lord are 6 Their mouth is full of eursing pure words, even as the silver and bitterness; their feet are swift which from the earth is tried, and to shed blood. purified seven times in the fire. 7 Destruction and unhappiness

8 Thou shalt keep them, Olis in their ways, and the way of Loril; thou shalt preserve him peace have they not known; there from this generation for ever. is no fear of God before their eyesi

9 The ungolly walk on every 8 Have they no knowledge, ihat side: when they are exalted, the they are all such workers of mischildren of men are put to rebuke. chief, eatingup my people as it were Psalm 13. Usque quo, Domine ? bread, and call not upon the Lord ? JOW long wilt thou forget

9 There were they brought in

great fear, even where no fear was; wilt thou hide thy face from me? 2 How long shall I seek counsel

righteous. in my soul, and be so vexed in my mock at the counsel of the poor;

10 As for you, ye have made a heart? How long shall mine ene- because he putteth his trust in the mies triumph over me? 3 Consider, and hear me, 0

Lord. Lord my God; lighten mine eyes, Israel out of Sion? When the Lord

11 Who shall give salvation unto that I sleep not in death ;

4 Lest mine enemy say, I have turneth the captivity of his people, prevailed against him for if I be then shall Jacob rejoice, and Israel

shall be glad. cast down, they that trouble me will rejoice at it.

The third Day. 5 But my trust is in thy mercy, and my heart is joyful in thy salva- Psalm 15. Domine, qeshubitabit?

MORNING PRAYER. tion.

6. I will sing of the Lord, because LORD, who shall dwell in thy he hath dealt so lovingly with me;

tabernacle? or who shall rest yea, I will praise the name of the upon thy holy hill?

2 Even he that leadeth an uncor Loid most Highest.

rupt life, and doeth the thing which Psalm 14. Dixit insipiens. is right, and speaketh the truth THE HE fool hath said in his heart, tiom his heart: There is no God.

3 He that hath used no deceit 2 They are corrupt, and become in his tongue, nor done evil to his abominable in their doings; there neighbour, and hath nut slandered is none that doeth good, no not one. his neighbour :

3 The Lord looked down froin is He that setteth not by himself, heaven upon the children of men, but is lowly in his own eyes, and to see if there were any that would maketh much of them that fear understand, and seck after God: the Lord:

4 But they are all gone out of 5 He that sweareth untoliis neighthe way, they are altogether be-bour, and disappointeth him not, come abominable; there is none though it were to his own hindrance: that doeth goal, no not one. 6 llet!. hath not given his mg.

5 Their throat is an open seney upon usury, nor taken rewand pulehre ; with their tongries have against the innocent :

me;

7 Whosodoeth these things, shall, thou hast tried me, and shalt find never fall.

no wickedness in me; for I am ut. Psalm 16. Conserva me, Domine, terly purposed that my mouth slal]

not offend. PRESERVE me, 0 God; for in

4 Because of men's works that thee have I put my trust.

are done against the words of thy 2 O my soul, thou hast said unto lips, I have kept me from the ways the Lord, Thou art my God; my of the destroyer. goods are nothing unto thee.

5 O hold thou up my goings in 3 All my delight is upon the thy paths, that my footsteps slipinot. saints that are in the earth, and up 6 I have called upon thee, O on such as excel in virtue.

God, for thou shalt hear me: in4. But they that run after ano-cline thine ear to ine, and hicarken ther God shall have great

trouble.

unto my words. 5 Their drink-offerings of blood

7 Show thy marvellous loving. will I not offer, neither make men- kindness, thou that art the Savi. tion of their names within my lips. our of them which put their trust

6 The Lord himself is the por- in thee, fiom such as resist thy tion of mine inheritance, and of my right hand. cup; thou shalt maintain my lot. * The lot is fallen unto me in aleye; hide me under the shadow

8 Keep me as the apple of an fair ground; yea, I have a goodly o tly wings, heritage.

9 From the ungodly, that trouble 8 I will thank the Lord for giv

mine enemies compass me ing me warning: my reins also round about, to take away my soul. chasten me in the night season.

10 They are inclosed in their 9 I have set God always before

own fat, and their mouth speaketh me; for he is on my right hand,

proud things. therefore I shall not fall. 10 Wherefore my heart was on every side, turning their eyes

11 Thy lie waiting in our 'way glad, and my glory rejoiced; my down to the ground. Resh also shall rest in liope.

12 Like as a lion that is greedy și For why? thou shalt not of his prey, and as it were a lion's leave my soul in hell; neither shalt whelp lurking in secret places. thou suffer thy Hoiy Oue to see

15 Up, Lord, disappoint him, corruption.

and cast him down; deliver my A2 'Thou shalt show me the path soul from the ungodly, which is a of life: in thy presence is the ful, sword of thine : ness of joy, and at thy right hand

14 From the men of thy hand, there is pleasure for evermore. O Lord, from the men I say, and Psalm 17. Exauui, Donane. from the evil world; which have

, sider my complaint, and hear- bellies thou fillest with thy lid ken unto my prayer, that goeth treasure. not out of feigned lips.

15 They have children at their 2 Let my sentence come forth desire, and leave the rest of their from thy presence, and let thine substance for their babes. eyes ivók upon the thing that is 16 But as for me, I will behold equal.

thy presence in righteousness; and 3 Thou hast proved and visited when I awake up after thy likewine heart in the night season; Iness, I shall be satisfied with it..

God;

EVENING PRAYER. scattered them; he cast forth Psalm 18. Diligam le, Domine. lightnings, and destroyed them. I

Will love thee, O Lord, my 15 The springs of waters were

strength. The Lord is my seen, and the foundations of the stony rock, and my defence, my round world were discovered at Saviour, my God, and my might, thy chiding, O Lord, at the blasting in whom I will trust; my buckler, of the breath of thy displeasure. the horn also of my salvation, and 16 He shall send down from on my refuge.

high to fetch me, and shall take 2 I will call upon the Lord, me out of many waters. which is worthy to be praised; so 17 He shall deliver me from my shall I be safe from mine enemies. strongest enemy,

from them 3 The sorrows of death com- which hate me; for they are too passed me, and the overflowings of mighty for me. ungodliness made me afraid. 18 They prevented me in the

The pains of hell came about day of my trouble; but the Lord me; the snares of death overtook was my upholder. me.

19 He brought me forth also in5 In my trouble I will call upon to a place of liberty; he brought the Lord, and complain unto my me forth, even because he had a

favour unto me. 6 So shall he hear my voice out 20 The Lord shall reward me of his holy temple, and my cons-after my righteous dealing, accordplaint shall come before him; iting to the cleanness of my hands shall enter even into his ears. shall he recompense me.

7 The earth trembled and quak 21 Because I have kept the ed, the very foundations also of the ways of the Lord, and have not for. hiils shook, and were removed, be-saken my God, as the wicked doth. cause he was wroth.

22 For I have an eye unto all his 8 There went a smoke out in his laws, and will not cast out his com. presence, and a consuming fire out mandments from me. of his mouth, so that coals were 23 I was also uncorrupt before kindled at it.

him, and eschewed mine 9 He bowed the heavens also, wickedness. and came down, and it was dark 24 Therefore shall the Lord reunder his feet.

ward me after my righteous deal10 He role upon the Cheru-ing, and according unto the cleanbim, and did fly; he came flying ness of my hands in his eye-sight. upon the wings of the wind. 25 With the holy thou shall be

11 He made darkness his secret holy, and with a perfect man thou place, bis pavilion round about him shalt be perfect. with dark water, and thick clouds 26 With the clean thou shalt be to cover him.

clean, and with the froward thou 12 At the brightness of his pre- shalt learn frowardness. sence his clouds removed; hail 27 For thou shalt save the peo stones and coals of fire.

ple that are in adversity, and shall 13 The Lord also thundered bring down the high looks of the out of heaven, and the Highest proud. gave his thunder ; hail-stones and 28 Thou also shalt light my canacoals of fire.

dle; the Lord my God shall make 14 He sent out his arrows, and'my darkness to be right.

own

29 For in thee I shall discomfit, the strivings of the people, and an host of men, and with the help of thou shalt make me the head of my Got I shall leap over the wall. the heathen.

30 The way of God is an ande 44. A people whom I have not filed way; the word of the Lord known shall serve me. also is tried in the fire: he is the 45 As soou as they hear of me, defender of all them that put their they shall obey me; but the strange trust in him.

children shall dissemble with me. 31 For who is God, but the Lord? 46 The strange children shall fail, or who hath any strength, except and be afraid out of their prisous. our God?

47 The Lord liveth ; and blessed 32 It is God that girdeth me with be my strong helper, and praised strength of war, and maketh my be the God of my salvation : way pertect.

48 Even the God that seeth that 33 He maketh my feet like harts' ( be avenged, and subduetla the feel, and setteth me up on high. people unto me.

34 He teacheth mine hatids to 49 It is he that delivereth me fight, and mine arms shall break from my cruel enemies, and setleth even a bow of steel.

me up above mine adversaries: thou 35 Thou hast given me the de- shalt rid me from the wicked man. fence of thy salvation; thy right 50 For this cause will I give thanks hand also shall hold be up, and thy unto thee, O Lord, among the Genloving correction shall make me tiles, and sing praises unto thy name. great.

51 Great prosperity giveth he 36 Thou shalt make room enough unto his King, and showeth lovingunder me for to go, that my foot. kindness unto David, his Anointed, steps shall not slide.

and unto his seed for evermore. 37 I will follow upon mine enemies, and overtake them ; neither The fourth Day. will I turn again till I have destroy

MORNING PRAYER. ed them. 38 I will smite them, that they

Psalm 19. Cæli enarrant. anale pot be able to stand, but fail THE bearens declare the blery

39 Thou hast girded me with showeth his handy werk. strength unto the battle; thou shalt 2 One day telleth another, and throw down mine enemies under one night certifieth another.

3 There is neither speech nor 40 Thou hast made mine ene- language, but their voices are heard mies also to turn their backs upon among them. me,

and I shall destroy thern that 4 Their sound is gone out into hate me.

all lands, and their words into the 41 They shall cry, but there ends of the world. shall be none to help them; yea, 5 In them hath he set a tabereven unto the Lord shall they cry, nacle for the sun, which cometh but he shall not hear them. forth as a bridegroom out of his

52 I will beat them as small as chamber, and rejoiceth as a giant the dust before the wind : I will to run his course. cast them out as the clay in the 6 It goeth forth from the utterstreets.

most part of the heaven, and run 13 Thou shalt deliver mc from neth about unto the end of it again,

me.

and there is nothing hid from the him from his holy heaven, even heat thereof.

with the wholesome strength of his 7 The law of the Lord is an un- right hand. defiled law, converting the soul ; 7 Some put their trust in chathe testimony of the Lord is sure, riots, and some in laorses ; but we and giveth wisdom unto the simple. will remember the name of the

8 The statutes of the Lord are Lord our God. right, and rejoice the heart; the 8 They are brought down and commandment of the Lord is pure, fallen; but we are risen and stand and giveth light unto the eyes. upright,

9 The fear of the Lord is clean, 9 Save, Lord; and hearus, o King and endureth for ever; the judg- of heaven, when we call upon thee. ments of the Lord are true, and Psalm 21. Domine, in virtute tųu. righteous altogether.

10 More to be desired are they strength, O Lord; exceeding, than gold, yea, than much fine gold; glad shall he be of thy salvation. sweeter also than honey, and the 2 Thou hast given him his heart's honey-comb.

desire, and hast not denied him the 11 Moreover, by them is thy ser-request of his lips. vant taught; and in keeping of 3 For thou shalt prevent him them there is great reward! with the blessings of goolpess, and

12 Who can tell how oft he of- shall set a crown of pure gold upon fendeth? O cleanse thou me from his head. my secret faults.

4 He asked life of tliee, and thou 13 Keep thy servant also from gavest him a long life, even for ever presumpiuous sins, lest they get and ever. the dominion over me; so shall I 5 His honour is great in thy salbe undefiled, and innocent from the vation ; glory and great worship great offence.

shalt thou lay upon him. 14 Let the words of my mouth, 6 For thou shalt give him ever and the meditation of my heart, belasting felicity, and make him glad alway acceptable in thy sight, with the joy of thy countenance.

15 O Lord, my strength, and my 7 And why? because the King Redeenier,

putteth his trust in the Lord; and Psalm 20. Exaudiat te Dominus, in the mercy of the most Highest, T THE Lord hear thee in the day he shall not miscarry.

of trouble; the name of the 8 All thine enemies shall feel thy God of Jacob defend thee : band; thy right hand shall find out

2 Send thee help from the Sanc-them that hate thee. tuary, and strengthen thee out of 9 Thou shalt make them like a Sion:

fiery oven in time of thy wrath : 3 Remember all thy offerings, the Lord shall destroy them in and accept thy burnt-sacrifice: his displeasure, and the fire shall

4 (urant thee thy heart's desire, consume them. and fulfil all thy mind.

10 Their fruit shalt thou root 5 We will rejoice in thy salvation, out of the earth, and their seed and triumph in the name of the from among the children of men. Lord our God: the Lord perforin 11 For they intended mischief all thy petitions.

against thee, and imagined such a 6 Now know I that the Lord device as they are not able to per helpeth his Anointed, and will hear form;

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