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gether: Thus have they burnt up] 24 Forget not the voice of thine all the houses of God in the land. enemies: the presumption of them

10 We see not our tokens; there that hate thee increaseth ever i$ not one prophet more; no, not more and more. one is there among us, that understandçth any more.

The fifteenth Day. 11 () God, how long shall the MORNING PRAYER. adversary do this dishonour? how

Psalm 75. Confitebimur tibi. long shall the enemy blaspheme

, thy name? for ever?

thanks ; yea, unto thec do we 12 Why withdrawest thou thy hand? why pluckest thou not thy

give thanks. right hand out of thy bosom, to con- that do thy wondrous works declare.

2 Thy name also is so nigh; and sume the enemy? 13 For God is my King of old; tion, I shall judge according wito

3 When I receive the congregathe help that is done upon earth,

right. he doeth it himself. 14 Thou didst divide the sea inhabiters thereof: I bear up the

4 The earth is weak, and all the through thy power; thou brakest the heads of the dragons in the

Ipillars of it.

5 I said unto the fools, Deal not waters. 15 Thou smotest the heads of

so madly; and to the ungodly, Set Leviathan in pieces, and gavest him

Lot up your horn. to be meat for the people in the and speak not with a stiffneck;

6 Set not up your horn on high, wilderness. 16 Thou broughtest out fountains, from the east, nor from the west,

7 For promotion cometh neither and waters out of the hard rocks; nor yet from the south. thou driedst up mighty waters.

8 And why? God is the Judge ; 17 The day is thine, and the he putteth down one, and setteth night is thine; thou hast prepared

up another. the light and the sun.

9 For in the hand of the Lord 18 Thou hast set all the borders there is a cup, and the wine is red; of the earth; thou hast made sum- it is full mixt, and he pourtth out mer and winter.

of the same. 19 Remember this, O Lord, how the enemy, hath rebuked; the ungodly of the earth shall drink

10 As for the dregs thereof, all and how the foolish people hath them, and suck them out. blasphemed thy name.

11 But I will talk of the Gorl of 20 O deliver not the soul of thy Jacob, and praise him for ever. turtle dove unto the multitude of

12 All the horns of the ungodly the enemies; and forget not the also will I break, and the horns of congregation of the poor for ever. the righteous shall be exalted.

21 Look upon the covenant; for all the earth is full of darkness and

Psalm 76. Notus in Judea. cruel habitations.

IN Jury is God known; his name 22 Olet not the simple go away ashamed; but let the poor and 2 At Salem is his tabernacle, needy give praise unto thy name. and his dwelling in Sion.

23 Arise, God, maintain thine 3 There brake he the arrows of own cause; remember how the the bow, the shield, thc sword, and foolish man blasphemeth thce daily. 'the battle.


4 Thou art of more honour and ever; and is his promise come uto might than the hills of the robbers. terly to an end for evermore!

Š The proud are robbed; they 9 Hath God forgotten to be gra. have slept their sleep; and all the cious; and will he shut up his los. men whose hands were mighty, ing-kindness in displeasure ? have found : 104hing.

10 And I said, It is mine own in. 6 At thy rebuke, O God of Ja- firmity; but I will remember the cob, both the chariot and horse are years of the right hand of the Most fallen.

Highest. 7 Thou, even thou art to be fear- 11 I will remember the works eil; and who may stand in thy sight, of the Lord, and call to miud the when thou art angry?

wonders of old time. 8 Thou didst cause thy judgment 12 I will think also of all thy to be heard from heaven; the earth works, and my talking shall be of trembled, and was still,

thy doings. 9 When Gol arose to judgment, 13 Thy way, O God, is holy: and to help all the meek upon earth. who is so great a God as our Gol?

10 The ficrceness of man sliall 14 Thou art the God that dueth turn to thy praise, and the fierce-wonders, and hast declared thy ness of them shalt thou refrain.

power among the people. 11 Promise unto the Lord your 15 Thou hast mightily delivered Go, and keep it, all ye that are thy people, even the sons of Jacob round about him; bring presents and Joseph. onto him that ought to be feared. 16 The waters saw thee, O God,

12 He shall refrain the spirit of the waters saw thee, and were aprinces, and is wonderful among firaid; the depths also were troubled. the kings of the earth.

17 The clouds poured out waPsalm 77. Voce mea ad Dominum. ter, the air thundered, and thine

Will cry unto God with my arrows went abroad.

voice; even unto God will I cry 18 The voice of thy thunder was with my voice and he shall heark- heard round about: the lightnings en unto me.

shone upon the ground; the earth 2 In the time of my trouble I was moved and shook withal. sought the Lord: my sore ran, and 19 Thy way is in the sea, and ceased not in the night-season ; my thy paths in the great waters, and soul refusell comfort.

thy foot-steps are not known. 3 When I am in heaviness, I 20 Thou leddest thy people like will think upon God; when my sheep, by the hand of Moses and heart is vexed, I will complain. Aaron. Thou holdest mine eyes waking:

EVENING PRAYER. I am so feeble that I cannot speak. Psalm 78. Attendite, poprile.

5 I have considered the days of HEAR my law can you people old,

incline ears unto the 6 I call io remembrance my worrls of my mouth. song, and in the night I commune 2 I will open my mouth in a par. with mine own heart, and search able; I will declare hard sentences out my spirits.

of oll, 7 Will the Lord a sent himself 3. Which we have heard and for ever; and will he be no more known, and such as our fathers intrcated?

have told us ; 8 Is his mercy 'clean gone for $ That we should not hide them

Sidn the children of the general. 19 They tempted God in their tions to come; but to show the ho-hearts, and required meat for their nour of the Lord, his mighty and lust. wonderful works that he hath done. 20 T'hey spake against God also,

5 He made a covenant with Ja- saying, Shall God jo epare a table col, and gave Israel a law, which in the wilderness he commanded our foretather's to 21 He smote the stony rock in. teach their children.

deed, that the water gushed out, 6 That their posterity might and the streams flowed withal; but know it, and the children which can he give breai also, or provide were yet unbörn;

flesh for his people? 7 To the intent that when they 22 When the Lord heard this, he came up, they miglit show their was wroth; so the fire was kindled children the same;

in Jacob, and there came up heavy 8 That they might put their trust displeasure against Israel; in Gol; and not to forget the works 23 Because they believer not in of God, but to keep his command-God, and put not their trust in his ments;

help. 9 And not to be as their forefa 94 Şo he commanded the clouds thers, a faithless and stubborn gen- abuve, and opened the doors of hea eration; a generation that set not ven. their heart aright, and whose spirit 25 He rained down Manna also cleaveth not steadfastly unto God; upon them for to eat, and gave them

10 Like as the children of Eph-food from heaven. rainı ; who being barnessed, and 26 So man did eat angel's food; carrying bows, tuined themselves for he sent them meat enough. hack in the day of battle.

27 He caused the east wind to 11 They kept not che corenant cf blow unler heaven; and through God, and would not walk in his law; his power he brought in the south

12 But forgat what he had done, west wind. and the wonderful works that he 28 He rained flcsh upon them had showed for them.

as thick as dust, and feath.ered fowls 13 Marvellous things did he in the like as the sand of the sea. sight of our forefathers, in the land 29 Flelet it fall among their tents, of Egypt, eren in the field of Zoan. even round about their habitation.

14 He divided the sea, and let 30 So they did eat and were well them go through; he made the filled; for he gave them their own waters to stand on an heap. desire: they were not disappointed

15 In the day time also he led of their lust. them with a cloud, and all the night 31 But while the meat. was yet through with a light of fire. in their mouths, the heavy wrath of

16 He elave the hard rocks in God came upon them, and slew the the wilderness, and gave them drink wealthiest of them; yea, and smote thereof, as it had been out of the down the chosen men that were in great depth.

Israel. 17 He brought waters out of the 32 But for all this, they sinned stony rock, so uiat it guslied out yet morc, and believed not his like the rivers.

wondrous works. 18 Yet for all this, they sinned 33 Therefore their days did he more against him, and provoked the consume in vanity, and their years Most Flighest in the wilderness in trouble

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31 When he slew them, they ssure, and trouble; and sent evil sought him, and turned them early, augels among thein. and inquired after Goit.

51 He made a way to his in. 35 And they remembered that dignation, and spared not their God was their rengîh, and that soul from death ; but gave their the hig. God was their Redeemer. life over to the pestilence;

36 Nevertheless, they did but 52 And smote all the first-born flatterlim with their mouth,and dis- in Egypt, the most principal ang sembled with him in their tongue. mightiest in the dwellings of Ham.

37 For their heart was not whole 53 But as for his own people, he with him, neither continued they led them forth like sheep, and car. steadfast in his covenant.

ried them in the wilderness like a 38 But he was so merciful, that fock. he forgave their misdeeds, and de 54 Ile brought them out safely, stroyed them not.

that they should not fear, and over39 Yea, many a time turned he whelmed ther enemies with the his wrath away, and would not suf- sea. fer his whole displeasure to arise : 55 And brought them within the

40 For he considered that they borders of his sanctuary, even tn were but flesh, and that they were his mountain, which he purchased even a wind that passeth away, with his right hand. and cimeth not again.

56 He cast out the heathen also 41 Many a time did they pro- before them, caused their land to voke him in the wilderness, and be divided among them for an grieved him in the desert. heritage, and made the tribes of

42 They turned back, and tempt. Israel to dwell in their tents. ed God; and moved the Holy One 57 So they tempted and disin Isra:I.

pleased the most high God, and 43 They thought not of his hand, kept not bis testimonies; and of the day when he delivered 58 But turned their backs, and them from the hand of the enemy. fell away like their forefathers;

44 How he has wrought his starting aside like a broken bow. miracles in Egypt, and his wou 59 For they grieved him with ders in the field of Zoan.

their hill-altars, and provoked him 45 He turned their waters into to displeasure with their images. blond, so that they might not drink 60 When God heard this, he was of the rivers.

wroth, and took sore displeasure at 46 He sent lice among them, Israel ; and devoured them up, and frogs 61 So that he forsonk the taber. to destroy them.

nacle in Silo, even the tent that he 47 He gave their fruit unto the had pitched among men. caterpillar, and their labour unto 62. He delivered their power into the grasshopper.

captivity, and their beauty into the 48 He destruyed their vines with enemies hand.. hail-stones, and their mulberry 63 He gave his people over also trees with the frost.

nnto the sword, and was wroth 49 Hesmote their cattle also with with his inheritance. hail-stones, and their flocks with 64 The fire consumed their young hot thunder-bolts.

men, and their maidens were not 50 He cast upon them the firri-given to marriage. ousness of his wrath, anger, displea! G5 Their priests were slain with

thesword, and there wercno widows. 6 Pour out thine Indignation upon to make lamentation.

the heathen that have not known 66 So the Lord awaked as one thee; and upon the kingdoms that out of sleep, and like a giant re huve not called upon thy name: freshed with wine.

7 For they have devoured Jacob, 67 tle smote his enemies in the and laid waste his dwelling-place. hinder parts, and put them to a 8 () remember not our old sinis, perpetual slame.

but have mercy upon us, and that 68 He refused the tabernacle of soon ; for we are come to great Joseph, and chose not the tribe of misery Ephraim ;

9 Help us, O God of our salva69 But chose the tribe of Judah, tion, for the glory of thy namne: () even the hill of Sion, which he deliver us, and be merciful unto loved.

our sins, for thy name's sake. 70 And there he built his temple 10 Wheretore do the heathen on high, ard laid the foundation of say, Where is now their God? it like the ground which he hath 11 O let the vengeance of thy muude continually.

servants' blood that is slied, be open71 He chose Davil also bis ser- ly showed upon the heachen, in vant, and touk him away from the our sight. sheep-fulds:

12 V let the sorrowful sighing 7. As lie was following the ewes of the prisoners come before; great with young ones, he took him, according 10 the greatuess of thy that he might fired Jacob his peo- power, preserve thou those that pole, and Israel his inheritance. are appointed to die.

73 So he fed them with a faith- 13 And for the blasphemy where. ful and true heart, and ruled them with our neighbours bave blaspheprudently with all his power. med thee, reward thou them, O

Lord, seven-fold into their bosom. The sixteenth Day. 14 So we that are thy people, MORNING PRAYER. and sheep of thy pasture, shall give Psalın 79. Deris, venerunt. thee thaiiks for ever, and will al. Gol, the heathen are come way he showing forth thy praise

into thise inheritance; thy holy from generation to generation. tempie bave they defiled, and male Psalm 80. Qui regis Israel. Jerusalem an heap of stones. HEAR, O thou Shephere of Is.

2 'The dead bodies of thy ser- rael, thou that leadest Joseph vants have they given to be meat like a sheep; show thyselfalso, thou nnto the fowls of the air, and the that sittest upon the Cherubim : Nesh of the saints unto the beasts 2 Before Ephraim, Benjamin, of the land.

and Manasses, stir up thy strength, 3 Their blond have they shed like and come and help us. water on every siile of Jerusalem, 3 Turn us again, o God; show and there was no man to bury them. the light of thy countenance, and

4 We are become an open shame we shall be wliole. to our enemics, a very scorn and 40 Lord God of hosts, how long derision unto them that are round wilt thou be angry with thy people about us.

that prayeth ? 5 Lor, how long wilt thou be 5 Thóu feedest them with the angry shall thy jealousy burn like bread of tears, and givest them fire for ever?

plentenusness of tears to drink

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