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39 As for the transgressor's, they talked of wickedness, and imagined shall perish together; and the end deceit all the day long. of the ungodly is, they shall be 13 As for me, I was like a deaf rooted out at the last.
man, and heard not; and as one that 40 But the salvation of the righteois dumb, who doth not open his ous cometh of the Lord, who is also mouth. their strength in the time of trouble. 14 I became even as a man that
41 And the Lord shall stand by heareth not, and in whose mouth them, and save them; he shall de- are no reproofs. liver them tiom the ungodly, and 15 For in thee, O Lord, have 1 shall save them, because they put put my trust; thou shalt answer their trust in him.
for me, O Lord, my God.
16 I have required that they, even The, eiz hth Day. mine enemies, should not triumph MORNING PRAYER. Jover me; for when my foot slipt, Psalm 38. Domine, ne in furore. they rejoiced greatly against me.
me not lo rebuke, O Lord, 17 And I truly am set in the in thine anger'; neither chasten plague, and my heaviness is ever me in thy lieavy displeasure : in my sight:
2 For thive arrows stick fast in 18 For I will confess my wicked. me, a:d thy hand presseth me sore. ness, and be sorry for my sin.
3 There is no health in my flesh, 19 But mine enemies live, and because of thy displeasure; neither are mighty; and they that hate me is there any rest in my bones, by wrongfully are many in number. reason of my sin :
20 They also that reward evil 4 For my wickednesses are gone for good are ainst me; because I over my head, and are like a sore follow the thing that good is. burtlen, 100 heavy for me to bear. 21 Forsake me not, O Lord, my
5 My wounds siink, and are cor. God; be not thou far from ine. rupt, through my foolishness.
22 Ilaste thee to help me, 6 1 am brought into so great tron- Lord, God of my salvation. ble and misery, that I go mourning Psalm 39. Dixi, Custodiam. all the day long:
| Said, I will take heed to my ways, 7 For iny loins are filled with a l that I offend not in my tongue. sore disease, and there is no whole ? I will keep my mouth as it part in my body.
were with a bridle, while the un. 8 I am feeble and sore smitten; gally is in my sight. I have roared for the very disquiet 3 I held my tongue, and spake ress of my heart.
nothing: I kept silence, yea, even 9 Lord, thou knowest all my from good words; but it was pain desire; and my groaning is not hid and grief to me. fium three.
4 My lieart was hot within me: 10 My hcart panteth, my strength and while I was thus musing the hath failed me, and the sight of fire kindled, and at the last I spake niinc eyes
with my tongie: 11 My lovers and my neighbours 5 Lord, let me know my end, did stand looking upon my trouble, and the number of my days, that I and my kinsmen stood afar off. may be certified how long I have
12 They also that sought after to live. my life, laidd snares for me; and 6 Behold, thou hast made my whes that went about le do me evil, Idays as it were a span long, aud
mine age is even as nothing in re-done; like as be also thy thoughts, spect of thee; and verily every man which are to us-ward; and yet there living is altogether vanity : is no man that ordereth them unto
7 For man walketh in a vain thee. shadow, and disquieteth himself in 7 If I should declare them, and vain; he heapeth up riches, and speak of them, they should be more cannot tell who shall gather them. than I am able to express.
8 And now, Lord, what is my 8 Sacrifice and meat-offering thou hope? truly my hope is even in wouldest not, but mine ears hast thee.
thou opened. 9 Deliver me from all mine of 9 Burnt-offerings and sacrifice for fences, and make me not a rebuke sin hast thou not required : then unto the foolish,
said I, Lo, I come. 10 I became dumb, and opened 10 In the volume of the book it not my mouth; for it was thy doing. is written of me, that I should ful.
11 Take thy plague away from fil thy will, O my God: I am conme: I am even consumed by the tent to do it; yea, thy law is withmeans of thy heavy hand. in my heart.
12 When thou with rebukes dost 11 'I have declared thy rightechasten man for sin, thou makest ousness in the great congregation : his beauty to consume away, like as lo, I will not refrain my lips, O it were a moth fretting a garment: Lord, and that thou knowest. every man therefore is but vanity. 12'I have not hid thy righteous
13 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and ness within my heart; my talk with thine ears consider my calling; hath been of thy truth, and of thy hold not thy peace at my tears :
salvation. 14 For I am a stranger with thee, 13 I have not kept back thy lov. And a sojourner, as all my fathers ing mercy and truth from the great
congregation. 15 O spare me a little, that I 14 Withdraw not thou thy mermay recover my strength, before cy from me, O Lord; let thy lovI go hence, and be no more scen. ing-kindness and thy truth alway Psalm 40. Expectans expectavi. preserve me.
Waited patiently for the Lord, 15 for innumerable troubles are
and he inclined unto me, and come about me; my sins have taken heard my calling.
such hold upon me, that I am not a 2 He brought me also out of the ble to look up; yea, they are more horrible pit, out of the mire and in nuinber than the hairs of my clay, and set my feet upon the rock, head, and my heart hath failed me. aud ordered my going's.
16 O Lord, let it be thy pleasure 3 And he hath put a new song to deliver me; make hasle, O in my mouth, even a thanksgiving Lord, to help me. unto our God.
17 Let them be ashamed, ani! 4 Many shall see it, and fear, and confounded together, that seo-k af. shall put their trust in the Lord. ter my soul to destroy it; let them
5 Blessed is the man that hath be driven back warl, and put to reset his hope in the Lord, and turn. buke, that wish me evil. ed not unto the proud, and to such 18 Let them be desolate, and reas go about with lies.
warded with shame, that say unto 6 O Lord, my Gol, great are the me, Fie upon thee, fie upon thee. wondrous works which thou hast! 19 Let all those that seck thee.
be joyful and glad in thee; and leti 13 Blessed be the Lord God of such as love thy salvation, say al- Israel, world without end. Amen. way, The Lord be praised.
Psalm 42. Quemadmodum. 20 As for me, I am poor and
IKE as the hart desireth the needy; but the Lord careth for me. water-brooks, so longeth my
21 Thou art my helper and re- soul after thee, O God. deemer; make no long tarrying, O 2 My soul is athirst for God, yea,
even for the living God: When EVENING PRAYER.
shall I come to appear before the Psalm 41. Beatus qui intelligit. presence of God? BLESSED. is he that considereth, 3 My tears have been my meas
the poor and needy; the Lord day and night, while they daily say shall deliver him in the time of unto me, Where is now thy God? trouble.
4 Now when I think thereupon, 2 The Lord preserve him, and I pour out my heart by myself; for keep him alive,that he may be bless- I went with the multitude, and ed upon earth; and deliver not thou brought them forth into the house him into the will of his enemies.
of God; 3 The Lord comfort him when 5 In the voice of praise and thankshe liech sick upon his bed; make giving, among such as keep holy clay. thou all his bed in his sickness. 6 Why art thou so full of heavi
4 I said, Lord, be merciful unto ness, O my soul? and why art thou me; heal my soul, for I have sinned so disquieted within me?
7 Put thy trust in God; for 1 5 Mine enemies speak evil of will yet give him thanks for the me; When shall he die, and his help of his countenance. bame perish?
8 My God, my soul is vexed with6 And if he come to see me, he in me; therefore will I remember speaketh vanity, and his heart con- thee concerning the land of Jordan, ceiveth falsehood within himself; and the little hill of Hermon. and when he cometh forth, he tel 9 Onc deep calleth another, beleth it.
cause of the noise of the water7 All mine enemies whisper to-pipes; all thy waves and storms gether against me, even against me are gone over me. do they imagine this evil.
10 The Lord hath granted his 8 Let the sentence of guiltiness loving-kindness in the day-time, proceed against him, and now that and in the night-season did I sing he lieth, let hiin rise up no more. Jof him, and made my prayer unto
9 Yen, even mine own familiar the God of my life. friend whom I trusted, who did also 11 I will say unto the God of my eat of my bread, hath laid great strength, Why hast thou forgotten wait for me.
me? Why go I thus heavily, while 10 But be thou inerciful unto the enemy oppresseth-me?' me, O Lord; raise thou me up a 12 My hones are smitten asunder gain, and I shall reward them. as with a sword, while mine enemies
u By this I know thou favour- that trouble me cast me in the teeth; est mne, that mine cnemy doth not 13 Namely, while they say daily triumph against me.
unto me, Where is now thy God? 12 And when I am in my health, 14 Why art thou so vexed, U thou upholdest me, and shall set my soul? and why art thou so disan me before thy face for ever. quieted within me?
15 O pnt thy trust in God; for I 6 Through thice will we over. will yet thank him, which is the help throw uur enemies, and in thy of my countenance, and my God. name will we tread them under
Psalm 43. Judica me, Deus. that rise up against us.
and defend my cause against it is not my sword that shall help me. the ungodly people; O deliver me 8 But it is thou that savest us from from the deceitful and wicked man; our enemies, and pattest them to
2 For thou art the Gol of my confusion that hate us. strength: why hast thou put me 9 We make our boast of God all from thee? and why go I so heavily, day long, and will praise thy name while the enemy oppresseth ine?
for ever. 3 0 send out thy light and thy 10 But now thou art far off, and truth, that they may lead me, and puttest us to confusion; and guest bring me unto thy holy hill, and to not forth with our armies. thy dwelling.
11 Thou makest us to turn our And that I may go unto the backs upon our enemies, so that altar of God, even unto the God of they which hate us spoil our goods. my joy and gladness; and upon the
12 Thou lettest us be eaten up harp will I give thanks unto thee, like sheep, and hast scattered us ( Gol, my God.
among the heathen. 5 Why art thou so heavy, 0 my
13 Thou sellest thy people for soul? and why art thou so disqui-naught, and takest no money for eted within me?
them. 6 0 put thy trust in God; for ! 14 Thou makest us to be rehuk. will yet give him thanks, which is ed of our neighbours, to be laughed the help of my countenance, and to scorn, and had in derision of
them that are round about us.
15 Thou makest us to be a byThe ninth Day. word among the heathen, and that MORNING PRAYER. the people shake their heads at us. Psalm 44. Deus, auribus.
16 My contusion is daily before
me, and the shame of my face hath E have heard with our ears, covered me;
17 For the voice of the slander. us what thou has done in their time er and blasphemer, for the enemy cf old.
and avenger: 2 How thou hast driven out the 18 And though all this be come heathen with thy hand, and planted upon as, yet do we not forget thee, them in; how thou hast destroyed nor behave ourselves frowardly in the nations and cast them out. the covenant.
3 For they gat not the land in 19 Qur heart is not turned back, possession through their own sword, neither our steps gone out of thy neither was it their own arm that way; helped them;
20 No, not when thou hast smit• But thy right hand, and thine ten us into the place of dragons, arm, and the light of thy counte- and covered us with the shadow of nance; because thou hadst a favour death. unto them.
21 If we have forgotten the name 5 Thou art my King, O God : lof our God, and holden up our serid help wito cient,
Thands to any strange god, shall not
We home, our fathers have told
Gal search it out! for he knoweth thy honourable women; npon thy the very secrets of the heart. right hand did stand the queen in
22 For thy sake also are we kill- & vesture of gold, wrought about ed all the day long, and al'e counted with divers colours. as sheep appointed to be slain. 11 Hearken, O daughter, and
23 Up, Lord, why sleepest thou? consider; incline thine ear; forget awake, and be not absent from us also thine own people, and thy for ever.
iather's house. 21 Wherefore hidest thou thy 12 So shall the King have plea. face, and forgettest our misery and sure in thy beauty; for he is thy trouble?
Lord God, and worship thou him. 25 For our soul is brought low, 13 And the daughter of Tyre shalt even unto the dust; our belly cleav- be there with a gift ; like as the rich eth unto the ground.
also among the people shall make 26 Arise, and help us, and d-liver their supplication before thee. as, for thy mercies sake.
14 The King's daughter is all Psalm 45. Fructavit cor meum. glorious within; her clothing is of M
Y heart is inditing of a good wrought gold.
matter; I speak of the things 15 She shall be brought unto the which I have made unto the King. King in raiment of needle-work ;
2 My tongue is the pen of a the virgins that be her fellows shall ready writer.
bear her company, and shall be 3 Thou art fairer than the chil- brought unto thee. dren of mea; full of grace are thy 16 With joy and gladness slfall lips, because God hath blessed thee they be brought, and shall enter for ever.
into the King's palace. 4 Girl thee with thy sword upon 17 Instead of thy fathers thou thy thigh, 0 thou most mighty, ac- shalt have children, whom thou cortling to thy worship and renown. mayest make princes in all lands.
5 Good luck have thou with thine 18 I will remember thy name from honour: rise on, because of the one generation to another'; there. word of truth, of meekness and fore shall the people give thanks righteoiguess, and thy right hand unto thee, world without end. shall teach thee terrible things. Psalm 46. Deus noster refugium. 6 Thy arrows are very sharp, and G
YOD is our hope and strength, the people shall be subdued unto a very present help in trouble. thee, even in the midst among the 2 'l'herefore wilî we not fear, King's enemies.
though the earth be moved, and 7 Thy seat, O God, endureth though the hills be carried into for ever; the sceptre of thy king- the midst of the sea. dom is a right sceptre.
3 Though the waters thereof rage 8 Thou hast loved righteousness, and swell, and though the mountains and hated iniquity; wherefore God, shake at the tempest of the same. even thy God, hath anointed thee 4 The rivers of the flood thereof with the oil of gladness above thy shall make glad the city of God; feliow's.
the holy place of the tabernacle of 9 All thy garments smell of the Most Highest. myrrh, aloes, and cassia ; out of 5 God is in the midst of her,tl:ere. the ivory palaces, whereby they fore shall she not be removedí; God have made thee glad.
shall help her, and that right early. 10 Kings' daughters were among 6 The heathen make much adu,