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6 Thou fast made us a very, the tabreh, the merry harp, with strife unto our neighbours, and our the lute. enemies laugh us to scorn.

3 Blow up the trumpet in the 7 Turn us again, thou God of new moon, even in the time apo hosts; show the light of thy coun-pointed, and upon our solemu feast tenance, and we shall be whole. day.

8 Thou hast brought a vine out 4 For this was made a statute of Egypt; thou hast cast out the for Israel, and a law of the God of heathen, and planted it.

Jacob. 9 Thou madest room for it; and 5 This he ordained in Joseph for when it had taken root, it filled the a testimony, when he came out of land.

the land of Egypt, and had heard 10 The hills were covered with a strange language. the shadow of it, and the boughs 6 I eased his shoulder from the thereof were like the goodly cedar burden, and his hands were deliver. trees.

ed from making the pots. 11 She stretched out her branch 7 Thou calledst upon me in trou. es unto the sea, and her boughs bles, and I delivered thee, and uiito the river.

heard thee what time as the storm 12 Why hast thou then broken fell upon thee. down her bedge, that all they that 8 I proved thee also at the wa. go by pluck off her grapes ? ters of strife.

13 T'he wild boar out of the 9 Hear, o iny people; and I will wood doth root it up, and the wild assure thee, O Israel, if thou wilt beasts of the field devour it. hearken unto me.

14 Turn thee again, thou God 10 There shall no strange god of hosts, look down from heaven, be in thee, neither shalt thou worbehold and visit this vine, ship any other god.

15 And the place of the vine 11 I am the Lord thy God, who yard that thy right hand hath plant-brought thee out of the land of ed, and the branch that thou ma- Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and dest so strong for thyself.

I shall fill it. 16 It is burnt with fire, and cut 12 But my people would not down; and they sball perish at the hear my voice; and Israel would rebuke of thy countenance. not obey me:

17 Let thy hand be upon the 13 So I gave them up unto their man of thy right hand, and upon own hearts" lusts, and let them folthe son of man, whom thou madest low their own imaginations. 80 strong for thine own self. 14 O that my people would have

18 And so will not we go back hearkened unto me; for if Israel from thee: 0 let us live, and we had walked in my ways, shall call upon thy name.

15 I should soon have put down 19 Turn us again, O Lord God their enemies, and turned my hand of hosts ; show the light of thy coun-against their adversaries. tenance, and we shall be whole. 16 The haters of the Lord should

have been found liars; but their Psalm 81. Exultate Deo.

time should have endured for ever. we merrily unto God, our 17 He should have fed them alstrength ; make a cheerful noise so with the finest wheat four; anul into the God of Jacob.

with honey out of the stony rock ? Take the psalm, bring hither should I have satisfied thee,




EVENING PRAYER. & Assur also is joined with them,
Psalm 82. Deus stetit.

and have holpen the children of

Lot. OD standeth in the congregation of princes, he is a Judge the Midianites; unto Sisera, and

9 But do thou to them as unto Among gols.

unto Jabin at the brook of Kison ; 2 tlow long will ye give wrong

10 Whio perished at Endor, and judgment, and accept the persons of the ungodly?

became as the dung of the earth.

11 Make them and their princes 3 Defend the poor and fatherless; see that such as are in need and like Oreb and Zeb; yea, make all pecessity have right.

their princes like as Zeba and Şal4 Deliver the out-cast and poor; save them from the hand of the selves the houses of God in posses.

12 Who say, Let us take to our. ungoully.

sion. 5 They will not be learned, nor understaud, but walk on still in

13 O my God, make them like: darkness : all the foundations of the unto a wheel, and as the stubble earth are out of course.

before the wind.

14 Like as the fire that burneth 6 I have said, Ye are gods, and yeare all the children of the Most up the wood, and as the flame that Highest ;

consumeth the mountains.

15 Persecute them even so with 7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like unc of the princes.

thy tempest, and make them afraid the earth; for thou shalt take all Lord, that they may seek thy nanie. 8 Arise, O God, and judge thou with thy storm.

16 Make their faces ashamed, o beathen to thine inheritance.

17 Let them be confounded and Psalm 83. Deus, quis similis ? vexed ever more and more ; let not thy tongue, O God, them be put tu shame, and perish,

18 And they shall know that thou, not thyself, O God;

whose name is Jehovah, art only 2 For lo, thine enemies make a the Most Highest overall the earth. murmuring; and they that hate Psalm 84. Quam dilecta ! thee have lift up their head. O How amiable are thy dwell.

3 They have imagined craftily ings, thou Lord of hosts! against thy people, and taken coun 2 My soul hath a desire and sel against thy secret cnes. longing to enter into the courts of

4 They have said, Come, and the Lord; my heart and my flesh let us root them out, that they be rejoice in the living God. no more a people, and that the 3 Yea, the sparrow hath found name of Israel may be no more in her an house, and the swallow a remembrance.

nest, where she may lay her young; 5 For they have cast their heads even thy altars, O Lord of hosts, together with one consent, and are my King and my God. confederate against thee;

4 Plessed are they that dwell in 6 The tabernacles of the Edom-thy house; they will be alway ites, and the Ishmaelites; the Mo- praising thee. abites, and Hagarenes ;

5 Blessed is the man whose 7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Ama- strength is in thce; in whose heart lek; the Philistines, with them are thy ways. Mai dwell at Tyre.

6 Who, going through the vale

Hokeep not steal

silence : refrain

of inisery, ase it for a well; and that fear hin; that glory may dwell the pools are filled with water. in our land.

7 They will go from strength to 10 Mercy and truth are met strength, and unto the God of gods together: righteousness and peace appeareth every one of them in Sion. have kissed each other.

8 U Loru God of hosts, hear my 11 Truth shall flourish out of prayer; hearken, O God of Jacob: the earth, and rightcousness bath

9 Behold, 0 Goil, our defender, looked down from heaven. and look upon the face of thine 12 Yea, the Lord shall show anointed.

loving-kindness, and our laud shall 10 For one day in thy courts is give her increase. better than a thousand.

13 Righteousness shall go before 11 I had rather be a door-keeper him, and he shall direct lis going in the house of my Gol, than to in the way. dwell in the tents of ungolliness. 12 For the Lord God is a light

The seventeenth Duy. and defence; the Lord will give MORNING PRAYER. grace and worship; and no goori Psalm 86. Inclina, Dornine. thing shall be willilold from them Bow down thine ear; o Lorul

, godly life.

and for am poor 13 O Lord Goxi of hosts, blessed and in misery. is the man that putteth his trust in 2 Preserve thou my soul; for I thee.

am holy: my God, save thy servant Psalm 85. Benedizisti, Domine. that puttetli his trust in thee. LORD thy aut become gracious

3 Be merciful unto me, () Lord; unto thy land; thou hast turn- for I will call daily upon thee. ed away the captivity of Jacob. 4 Comfort the suul of thy ser.

2 Thou hast forgiven the offence vant; for unto thee, O Lord, do I of thy people, and covered all their lift up my soul. sins.

5 For thou, Lord, art goal and 3 Thou hast taken away all thy gracious, and of great mercy unlo displeasure and turned thyself tiom all them that call upon thee. thy wruthful indignation.

6 Give ear, Lord, unto my pray4 Turn us then, O God our Sa-ler, and ponder the voice of my viour, and let thine ager cease humble desires. firom us.

7 In the time of my trouble i 5 Wilt thou be displeased at us will call upon thee; for thou hear. for ever? and wilt thou stretch out est me., thy wrath from one generation to 8 Among the gous there is none another?

like unto thee, O Loril; there is 6 Wilt thou not turn again, and not one that can do as thou doest. quicken is, that thy people may ? All nations whom thou hast rejoice in thee?

made, shall come and worship thee, î Show us thy mercy, O Lord, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name. and grant us thy salvation.

10 For thou art great, and doest 8 I will hearken what the Lord wondrous things : thou art God Gou will say concerning me: for alone. he shall speak peace unto his peo 11 Teach me thy way, O Lord, filc, and to his saints, that they and I will walk in thy truth: 0 iurn not again.

knit my heart unto thee, that I 9 For his salvation is nigh them' may fear thy name.

12 I will thank thee, O Lord my 2 For my soul is full of trouble, God, with all my heart; and will and my life draweth nigh unto praise thy name for evermore. hell,

13 For great is thy mercy to 3 I am counted as one of them ward me; and thou hast delivered that yo down into the pit, and I have my soul from the nethermost hell. been even as a man that hath no

'14 O God, the proud are risen strength. against me; and the congregations 4 Free among the dead, like unof naughty men have sought after to them that are wounded, and lic in my soul, and have not set thee be- the grave, who are out of remem. fore their eyes.

brance, and are cut away from thay 15 But thou, O Lord God, art hand. full of compassion and mercy, long 5 Thou hast laid me in the lowsuffering, plenteous in goodness and est pit, in a place of darkness, and truth.

in the deep. 16 O turn thee then unto me, 6 Thine indignation lieth bard and have mercy upon me; give thy upon me, and thou hast vexed me strength unto thy servant, and help with all thy storms. the son of thine hand-maid. 7 Thou hast put away mine ac

17 Show some token upon me quaintance far from me, and made for good; that they who hate me me to be abhorred of them. may see it, and be ashamed, be 8 I am so fast in prison, that I cause thou, Lord, hast holpen me, cannot get forth. and comforted me.

9 My sight faileth for very trou. Psalm 87. Fundamenta ejus. ble; Lord, I have called daily upon HER foundations are upon the thee, I have stretched forth my the gates of Sion more than all the 10 Dost thou show wonders a. dwellings of Jacob.

mong the dead? or shall the dead 2 Very excellent things are rise up again and praise thee? spoken of thee, thou city of Gol. 11 Shall thy loving-kindness be

3 I will think upon Rahab and showed in the grave? or thy faithiBabylon, with them that know me. fulness in destruction?

4 Behold ye the Philistines also, 12 Shall thy wondrous works be and they of Tyre, with the Mo- known in the dark ? and thy righrians ; lo there was he born. teousness in the land where all

5 And of Sion it shall be report- things are forgotten? ed, that he was born in her; and 13 Unto thee have I cried, O the Most High shall stablish her. Lord; and early shall my prayer

6 The Lord shall rehearse it, come before thee. when he writeth up the people, 14 Lord, why abhorrest thou my that he was born there.

soul, and hidest thou thy face from 7 The singers also and trumpet-me? ers shall he rehearse : All my fresh 15 I am in misery, and like unto springs shall be in thee.

him that is at the point to die; eren Psalm 88. Domine, Dens. from my youth up, thy terrors have 0

Lorrl, Gol of my salvation, 1 I suffered with a troubled mind.

have cried day and night be 16 Thy wrathsul displeasure go. fore thee: O let my prayer cnter eth over ine, and the fear of thee into thy presence; incline thine hath undone me. car un: a my calling;

17 They came round about me

daily like water, and compassed me 14 Thou hast a mighty arm; together on every side.

strong is thy hand, and high is thy 18 My lovers and friends hast (right hand. thou put away from me, and hid 15 Righteousress and equity are mine acquaintance out of my sight. (the habitation of thy seat; mercy

EVENING PRAYER. and truth shall go before thy face. Psalm 89. Misericordias Domini. 16 Blessed is the people, O Lord, M

song shall be alway of the that can rejoice in thee; they shall

loving-kindness of the Lord; walk in the light of thy countenance. with my mouth will I ever be 17 Their delight shall be daily in showing thy truth, from one gene- thy name; and in thy righteousness ration to another.

shall they make their boast. 2 For I have said, Mercy shall 18 For thou art the glory of their be set up for ever, thy truth shalt strength, and in thy loving-kind. thou stablish in the heavens. ness thou shalt lift up our horns :

3 I have made a covenant with 19 For the Lord is our defence ; my chosen; I have sworn unto the Holy One of Israel is our King. David my servant.

20 Thou spakest sometime in 4 Thy seed will I stablish for visions unto thy saints, and saidst, I ever, and set up thy throne from have laid help upon one that 'is one generation to another. mighty, I have exalted one chosen

50 Lord, the very heavens sha!l out of the people. praise thy wondrous works : and 21 I have found David my servant, iny truth in the congregation of with my holy oil have í anointed the saints,

him. 6 For who is he among the clouds, 22 My hand shall hold him fast, that shall be compared unto the and my arm shall strengthen him. Lord ?

29 The enemy shall not be able 7 And what is he among the gods, to do him violence ; the son of that shall be like unto the Lord ? wickedness shall not hurt him.

8. God is very greatly to be fear 24 I will smite down his foes be ed in the council of the saints, and fore his face, and plague them that to be had in reverence of all them hate him. that are round about him.

25 My truth also and my mer9 O Lord God of hosts, who is cy shall be with him ; and in my like unto thee? thy truth, most name shall his horn be exalted. mighty Lord, is on every side. 26 I will set his dominion also in

io Tlicu rulest the raging of the the sea, and his right hand in the sea ; thou stillest the waves thereof floods. when they arise.

27 He sha!l call me, Thou art 11 Thou hast subdued Egypt, my Father, my God, and my strong and destroyed it; thou hast scatter- salvation. ed thine enemies abroad with thy 28 And I will make him mighty arm.

first-born, higher than the kings of 12 The heavens are thine, the the earth. earth also is thine ; thou hast laid 29 My mercy will I keep for the foundation of the round world, him for evermore, and my coveand all that therein is.

nant shall stand fast with him. 13 Thou hast made the north 30 His seed also will I make to and the south; Tabor and Hermon endure for ever, and his throne as sball rejoice in thy name. the days of heaven,


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