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secute me.

man out of mind; I am become blish your heart, all ge that pul like a broken vessel.

your trust in the Lord. 15 For I have heard the blas EVENING PRAYER. phemy of the multitude, and fear is

Psalm 32. Beati, quorum. on every side, while they conspire BLESSED AS he whose unrighte

is counsel to take away my life. sin is covered.

16 But my hope hath been in 2 Blessed is the man unto whom thee, O Lord; I have said, Thou the Lord imputeth no sin, and in art my God.

whose spirit there is no guile. 17 My time is in thy hand; de. 3 For whilst I held my tongue, liver me from the hand of mine my bones consumed away through etiemies, and from them that per- my daily complaining.

4 For thy hand is heavy upon me 18 Show thy servant the light of day and night, and my moisture is thy countenance, and save me for like the drought in summer. thy mercies' sake.

5 I will acknowledge my sin unte 19 Let me not be confounded, O thee; and mine uurighteousness Lord, for I have called upon thee; have I not hid. let the ungodly be put to confu 6 I said, I will confess my sins un. sion, and be put to silence in the to the Lord; and so thou forgavest grave.

the wickedness of my sin. 20 Let the lying lips be put to 7 For this shall every one that is silence, which cruelly, disdainfully, godly make his prayer unto thee, and despitefully speak against the in a time when thou mayest be righteous.

found; but in the great water floods 21 O how plentiful is thy good- they shall not come nigh him. ness, which thou hast laid up for 8 Thou art a place to hide me them that fear thee, and that thousin; thou shalt preserve me from hast prepared for them that put trouble; thou shalt compass me their trust in thee, even before the about with songs of deliverance. sons of men.

9I will inform thee, and teach thee 22 Thou shalt hide them privily in the way wherein thou shralt go; by thine own presence from the and I will guide thee with mine eye. provoking of all men : thou shalt 10 Be ye not like to horse and keep them secretly in thy taberna- mule, which have no understand. cle from the strife of tongues. Jing; whose mouths must be held

23 Thanks be to the Lord; for he with bit and bridle, lest they fall hath showed me marvellous kindness in a strong city:

11 Great plagues remain for the 24 And when I made haste, Jungodly; but whoso putteth his said, I am cast out of the sight of trust in the Lord, mercy embraceth

him on every side. 25 Nevertheless, thou heardest 12 Be glad, O ye righteous, and the voice of my prayer, when I rejoice in the Lord; and be joyful, cried unto thee.

all ye that are true of heart. 26 O love the Lord, all ye his Psalm 33. Exultate, justi. saints for the Lord preserveth REJOICE in the Lord, come ously rewardeth the proud doer. well the just to be thankful.

27 Be strong, and he shall esta 2 Praise the Lord with harp:

upon thee.

thine eyes.

sing praises unto him with the lute, 17 Behold, the eye of the Lord and instrument of ten strings. is upon them that fear him, and

3 Sing unto the Lord a new upon them that put their ti’ust in song; sing praises lustily unto him his mercy; with a good courage ;

18 To deliver their soul from 4 For the word of the Lord is death, and to feed them in the time crue, and all his works are faithful. Jof dearth.

5 He loveth righteousness and 19 Our soul hath patiently tarti judgment; the earth is full of the fed for the Lord; for he is our help goodness of the Lord.

and our shield. 6 By the word of the Lord were 20 For our heart shall rejoice in the heavens made, and all the hosts him; because we have hoped in his of them by the breath of his mouth. holy name.

7 He gathereth the waters of the 21 Let thy merciful kindness, sea together, as it were upon an Lord, be upon us, like as we do heap; and layeth up the deep, as put our trust in thee. in a treasure-house.

Psalm 34.' Benedicam Domino. 8 Let all the earth fear the Lourdejueland that we of him, all ye I will always give thanks unto the

; his praise shall 9 For he spake, and it was done ; in my mouth. he commanded, and it stool fast. 2 My soul shall make her hoast

10 The Lord bringeth the coun- in the Lord; the humble shall hear Bel of the heathen to nought, and thereof, and be glaul. maketh the devices of the people 3 Opraise the Lord with me, to be of none effect, and casteth and let us magnifyhis name together. out the counsels of princes.

4 I sought the Lord, and he 11 The comsel of the Lord shall heard me; yea, he delivered me endure for ever, and the thoughts out of all my fear. of his heart from generation to ge 5 They had an eye unto hiin, peration.

and were lightened; and their faces 12 Blessed are the people whose were not ashamed. God is the Lord Jehovah; and bless 6 Lo, the poor crieth, and the eil are the folk that he hath chosen Lord heareth him; yea, and sareth to him, to be his inheritance. him out of all his troubles.

13 The Lord looked down from 7. The Angel of the Lord tarri. heaven, and beheld all the chil-eth round about them that fear him, dren of men; from the habitation and delivereth them. of his dwelling, he considereth all 80 taste, and see, how gracious them that dwell on the earth. the Lord is: blessed is the man

14 He fashioneth all the hearts that trusteth in him. of them, and understandeth all 9 O fear the Lorrl, ye that are their works.

his Saints; for they that fear him 15 There is no king that can be lack nothing. saved by the multitude of an host; 10 The lions do lack, and suffer neither is any mighty man deliver- hunger; but they who seek the ed by much strength.

Lord shall want no manner of thing 16 A horse is counted but a vain that is good. thing to save a man; neither shall 11 Come, ye children, and henrk. he deliver any man by his great en unto me; I will teach you tho wrength

'fear of the Lord.

12 What man is ise that lusteth to 5 Let them be as une dust before live, and would fin see good days ? the wind, and the Angel of the

13 Keep thy tongue fromevil, and Lord scattering them. thy lips, that they speak no guile. 6 Let their way be dark and slip

14 Eschew evil, and do good; pery, and let the Angel of the Lord seek peace, and ensue it.

persecute them. 15 The eyes of the Lord are over 7 For they have privily laid their the righteous, and his ears are open net to destroy me without a cause ; unto their prayers.

yea, even without a cause have 15 The countenance of the Lord they made a pit for my soul. is against them that do evil, to root 8 Let a sudden destruction como out the remembrance of them from upon him unawares, and his net the earth.

that he hath laid privily catch him17 The righteous cry, and the self; that he may fall into his own Lord heareth thein, and delivereth mischief. them out of all their troubles. 9 And my soul be joyful in the

18 The Lord is nigh unto them Lourd; it shall rejoice in his salvation. that are of a contrite heart, and 10 All my bones shall say, Lord, will save such as be of an humble who is like unto thee, who deliver spirit.

est the poor from him that is 100 19 Great are the troubles of the strong for him; yea, the poor, and righteous; but the Lord delivereth him that is in misery, fiom him him out of all.

that spoileth him? 20 He keepeth all his benes, so 11 False witnesses did rise up : that not one of them is broken. they laid to my charge things that

21 But rnisfortune shall slay the I knew not. ungolly; and they that hate the 12 They rewarded me evil for righteous shall be desolate. good, to the great discomfort of

22 The Lord delivereth the souls my soul. of his servants; and all they that 13 Nevertheless, when they were put their trust in him shall not be sick, I put on sackcloth, and hum. destitute.

bled my soul with fasting, and my

prayer shall turn into mine own
The seventh Day. bosom.
MORNING PRAYER. 14 I behaved myself as though
Psalm 35. Judica me, Domine. it had been my friend or my bio-

with them that strive with me, mourneth for luis mother.

, one that and fight thou against them that 15 But in mine adversity they refight against me.

joiced, and gathered themselves to 2 Lay hand upon the shield and gether; yea, the very abjects came buckler, and stand up to help me. together against me unawares, ma.

3 Bring forth the spear, and stop king mouths at me, and ceased not. the way against them that perso 16 With the flatterers were busy cute me: say unto my soul, I am mockers, who gnashed upon me thy salvation.

with their teeth. 4 Let them be confounded, and 17 Lord, how long wilt tliou look put to shame, that seek after my upon this ? O deliver my soul from soul; let them be turned back, and the calamities which they bring on bronght to confusion, that imagine me, and my darling from the lions, mischief for me.

18 So will I give thee thanks in

the great congregation; I will praise 4 He imagineth mischief upon thee among much people. This bed, and hath set himself in no

19 O let not them that are mine good way ; neither doth he abhor enemies triumph over me ungodly; any thing that is evil. neither let them wink with their 5 Thy mercy, O Lord, reacheth eyes, that hate me without a cause. unto the heavens, and thy faithful

20 And why? their communing ness unto the clouds. is not for peace; but they imagine 6 Thy righteousness standeth deceitful words against them that like the strong mountains: thy judgare quiet in the land.

ments are like the great deep. 21 They gaped upon me with 7 Thou, Lord, shalt save both their mouths, and said, Fie on thee, man and beast: how excellent is fie on thee, we saw it with our eyes. thy mercy, () Gol: and the chil

22 This thou hast seen, O Lord; dren of men shall put their trust hold not thy longue then; go not under the shadow of thy wings. far from me, O Lord.

8 They shall be satisfied with the 28 Awake and stand up to judge plenteousness of thy house; and my quarrel; avenge thou my cause, thou shalt give them drink of thy my God and my Lord.

pleasures, as out of the river. 24 Judge me, O Lord my God, 9 For with thee is the well of life; accouling to thy righteousness, and and in thy light shall we see light. let then nut triumph over me. 10 o continue forth thy loving.

25 Let them not say in their kindness unto them that know thee, hearts, There, there, so would we and thy righteousness unto thein have it; neither let them say, We that are true of heart. have devoured him.

11 O let not the foot of pritle 26 Let them be put to confusion come against me; and let not the and shame Logether, that rejoice'at hand of the ungodly cast me down. my trouble; let them be clothed 12 There are they fallen, all that with rebuke and dishonour, that work wickedness; they are cast boast themselves against me. down, and shall not be able to stand.

27 Let them be glad and rejoice, ÉVENING PRAYER. that favour my righteous dealing ; Psalm 37. Noli emuluri. , , Blessed

ungolly; neither be thou envie the prosperity of his servant. Jous against the evil doers :

28 and as for my tongue, it shall 2 For they shall soon be cut be talking of thy righteousness, and down like the grass, and be witherof thy praise, all the day long. ed even as the green herb. Psalm 36. Dixit injustus. 3 Put thou thy trust in the Lord,

heart showeth me the wick- and be doing gool: dwell in the

edness of the ungodly, that land, and verily thou shalt be feil. there is no fear of God before his 4 Delight thou in the Lord, and eyes.

he shall give thee thy heart's desire. 2 For le flatteretli himself in hisi 5 Commit thy way unto the Lorul, own sight, until his abominable sin and put thy trust in him, aud he be found out.

shali bring it to pass. 3 The words of his mouth are 6 He shall make thy righteous. unrighteous and full of deceit: he ness as clear as the light, and thy hath left off to behave himself wise- just clealing as the noon-day. iy, and do gooi.

ī Ilula thee still in the land,

be the Lord, who huth Measures FRUT.not th self because of the


and abide patiently apon him: but, 22 Such as are blessed of God, shall grieve not thyself at him whose way possess the land ; and they that are doih prosper, against the man that cursed of him, shall be rooted out. doeth after evil counsels.

23 The Lord ordereth a good 8 Leave off from wrath, and let man's going, and maketh his way go displeasure: fret not thyself, else acceptable to himself. shalt thou be moved to do evil. 24 Though he fall, he shall not

9 Wicked duers shall be rooted be cast away ; for the Lord uphold. out; and they that patiently abideeth him with his hand. the Lord, those shall inherit the land. 25 I have been young, and now

10 Yet a little while, and the am old, and yet saw I never the ungodly shall be clean gone: thou righteous forsaken, nor his seed shalt look after his place, and he begging their bread. shall be away.

26 The righteous is ever merci11 But the meek-spirited shall ful, and lendeth; and his seed is possess the earth, and shall be re-blessed. fiveshed in the multitude of peace. 27 Flee from evil, and do the thing

12 The ungodly seeketh counsel that is good, and dwell forevermore. against the just, and gnasheth upon 28 For the Lord loveth the thing him with his teeth.

that is right; he forsaketh not his 15 The Lord shall laugh him to that begoilly, but they are preserved scorn; for he hath seen that his day, for ever. is coming.

29 The unrighteous shall be pun. 14 The ungodly have drawn out ished: as for the seed of the ungodthe sword, and have bent their bow, Is, it shall be rooted out. to cast down the poor and needy, 30 The righteous shall inherit and to slay such as are of a right the land, and dwell therein for ever. conversation.

31 The mouth of the righteous is 15 Their sword shall go through exercised in wisdom, and his tongue their own heart, and their bow shall will be talking of judgment. be broken.

32 The law of his Gool is in his 16 A small thing that the righ-heart, and his goings shall not slide. tenus hath, is better than great 33 The ungodly seeth the righte. riches of the ungodly;

ous, and seeketh occasion to slavhim. 17 For the arias of the ungodly 34 The Lord will not leave him shall be broken, and the Lord up-in his hand, nor condemn him when holdeth the righteous.

he is judged. 18 The Lord knoweth the days 35 Hope thou in the Lord, and of the godly; and their inheritance keep his way, and he shall promote shall endure for ever.

thee, that thou shalt possess the 19 They shall not be confounded land: when the ungodly shall perish, in the perilous time; and in the days thou shalt see it. of dearth they shall have enough. 36 I myself have seen the ungnally

20 As for the ungodly, they shall in great power, and flourishing like perish, and the enemies of the Lord a green bay-tree. shall consume as the fat of lambs; 37 I went by, and lo, he was yea, even as the smoke shall they gone; I sought him, but his place consuine away.

could no where be found. 21 The ungodly borroweth, and 38 Keep innocency, and take heed payeth not again ; but the righteous unto the thing that is right; for that is merciful anui liberal

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