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2 Thy truth also remaineth from 2 I have sworn, and am stead. one generation to another; thou fastly purposed, to keep thy right. hast laid the foundation of the earth, eous judgments. and it abideth.

3 I am troubled above measure; 3 They continue this day accord- quicken me, O Lori, according to ing to thine ordinance ; for all things thy worl. serve thee.

4 Let the free-will offerings of $ If my delight had not been in my mouth please thee, O Lord; thy law, I should have perished in and teach me thy judgments. ny tiouble.

5 My soul is alway in my hand ; 5 I will never forget thy com- yet do I not forget thy law. mandments; for with them thou 6 The ungodly have laid a snare hast quickened me.

for me; but yet I swerved not from 6 I am thine : O save me, for I thy commandments. have sought thy commandments. 7 Thy testimonies have I claim.

7. The ungodly laid wait for me, ed as mine heritage for ever; and to destroy me; but I will consider why? they are the very joy of my thy testimonies.

heart. 8 I see that all things come to 8 I have applied my heart to fula an end; but thy commandment is fil thy statutes alway, even unto exceeding broaci.

the end. Quomodo dilexi !

Iniquos odio habui. thy law! all the day long is my things; but thy law do I love. study in it.

2 Thou art my defence and shield; 2 Thou, through thy command- and my trust is in thy word. ments, hast made me wiser than 3 Away from me, ye wicked; I mine enemies; for they are ever will keep the commandments of with me. 3 I have more understanding

4 Ostablish me accorling to thy than my teachers; for thy testimo- woul, that I may live; and let nie nies are my study.

not be disappointed of my hope. 4 l am wiser than the aged; be 5 Holu ihou me up, and I shall cause I keep thy commandments. be safe; yea, my delight shall be

5 I have refrained my feet from ever in thy statutes. every evil way, that I may keep

6 Thou last tiodden down all thy woord.

thera that depart from thy statutes; 6 I have not shrunk from thy for they imagine but deceit. judgments; for thou teachest me. 7 Thou puttest away all the un.

7 () how sweet are thy worls goully of the earth like cross; there. unto my throat ; yea, sweeter than fore I love thy testimonies. honey unto my mouth!

8 My fles! trembleth for fear of 8 Through thy commandments thee; and I am afraid of thy judg. I get understanding: therefore 1ments. hate all evil ways.

Feci iudicium.
The twenty-sixth Day.

Deal with the thing that is law.

ful and right; O give me not MORNING PRAYER. over unto mine oppressors.

Lucerna pedibus meis. 2 Make thou thy servant to de. VIY word is a lantern unto my light in that which is good, that the

luct, and a light anto my paths. proud do me no wrong.

my God.


THX testimonies are wonderful;

· 3 Mine eyes are wasted away 4 Thy word is tried to the ut with looking for thy health, and for termost, and thy servant loveth it. the word of thy righteousness.

5 I am small and of no reputa4 () deal with thy servant ac-tion ; yet do I not forget thy comcording unto tlay loving mercy, and mandments. teach me thy statutes.

6 Thy righteousness is an ever5 I am thy servant; Ogrant me lasting righteousness, and thy law understanding, that I may know is the truth. thy testimonies.

7 Trouble and heaviness have 6 It is time for thee, Lord, to taken hold upon me; yet is my delay to thine hand; for they have light in thy commandments. destroyed thy law.

8 The righteousness of thy tes. 7 For I love thy commandments timonies is everlasting : Ogrant me above gold and precious stones. understanding, and I shall

live. 8 Therefore hold I straight all EVENING PRAYER. thy commandments; and all false Clamari in toto corde meo. ways I utterly abhor.

I Call with my whole heart; hcar Mircbilia.

me, O Lord, I will keep thy

statutes. therefore doth my scul keep help me, and I shall keep thy tes.

2 Yea, even unto thee do I call; them.

timonies. 2 When thy word goeth forth, it giveth light and understanding unto thee; for in thỳ word is my

3 Early in the morning do I cry unto the simple.

trust. 3 I opened my mouth, and drew in my breath ; for my delight was watches; that I might be occupied

4 Mine eyes prevent the night in thy commandinents.

in thy words. 4 0 look thou upon me, and be

5 Hear my voice, O Lord, accormercifal unto me, as thou usest to

dinguntothy loving-kindness; quickdo unto those that love thy name.

en me according as thou art wont. 5 Order my steps in thy word; and so shall no wickedness have

6 They draw nigh that of malice dominion over me.

persecute me, and are far from thy 6 () deliver me from the wrong


7 Be thou nigh at hand, O Lor:l; ful dealings of men; and so shall I

for all thy commandments are true. keep thy commandments. 7 Show the light of thy counte

8 As concerning thy testimonies,

I have known long since, that thou nance upou thy servant, and teach me thy statutes.

hast grounded them for ever.

Vide humilitatem. 8 Mine eyes gush out with water, because men keep not thy law.

Consider mine adversity, and

deliver me, for I do not forget Justus es, Domine. thy law. RIGHTEOUS art thou, O Lord; 2 Avenge thou my cause, and

anul true is thy judgment. deliver mc; quicken mne according 2 The testimonies tirat thou hast to thy word. commanded are exceeding righte

3 Health is far from the ungodly; Ous and true.

for they regard not thy statutes. 3 My zeal hath even consumed 4 Great is thy mercy, O Lord; me; because miue enemies lave quicken mc as thou art woni. forgotten thy worls.

5 Many thcre are that trouble

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me, and persecute me; yet do 1, 7 O let my soul live, and it shall uot swerve from thy testimonies. praise thee; and thy judgments

6 It grieveth me when I see the shall help me. transgressors; because they keep 8 I have gone astray like a sheep not thy law.

that is lost; O seek liny servant, for 7 Consider, O Lord, how I love I do not forget thy commandments. thy commandments; O quickeri me according to thy loving-kinduess. The trventy-setenth Day.

8 Thy word is true from ever MORNING PRAYER. lasting; all the judgments of thy Psalm 120. Ad Dominum. righteousness endure for evermore. W

HEN I was in trouble, I call. Priricipes persecuti sunt.

eli upon the Lord, and he PRINCES have persecuted me learl me.

wiilout a cause; but my heart 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from standesh in awe of thy worl. lying lips, and from a deceitful

2 I am as glad of thy word, as tongue. one that fileth great spoils.

3 What reward shall be given or 3 As for lies, I hate and abhor done imto thee, thou false tongue? thein; but thy law do I love. even mighty and sharp arrows, with

4 Seven times aclay do I praise hot burning coals. thee; because of thy righteous judg 4 Woe is me, that I am constrainnients.

ed to dwell with Mesech, a:10 10 5 Great is the peace that they have my habitation among the lents have who love thy law; and they of Kedar. are not offended at it.

5 My soul hath long dwelt among 6 Loul, have looked for thy them that are enemies unto peace. saving health, and done after thy 6 I labour for peace; but when commandments.

I speak unto them thereof, they 7 My soul hath kept thy testimo-make them ready to buitle. nies, and loved them exceedingly.

Psalm 121. Levavi oculos ineos. 8 I have kept thy commandments I up and testiinonies; for all my ways

hills, from whence cometh my ne before thee.

help. Appropinquet deprecatio. 2 My help cometh cren from ET my complaint come before the Loru, who hath made heaven . standing according to thy word. 3 He will not suffer thy foot to

2 Let my supplication come be- be moved; and he that keepern fore thee; deliver me according to thee will not sleep. thy word.

4 Beholu, he that keepeth Israel 3 My lips shall speak of thy shall-neither slumber nor sleep. praise, when thou hasi tauglit me 5 The Lord himself is thy keepiliy statutes.

er; the Lorel is thy defence upon 4 Yea, my tongue shall sing of thy right hand; thy worl; for all thy command S So that the sun shall not burn ments are righteous.

thee by day, neither the nioon by 5 Let thine hand help me; for 1 night. have chosen thy commandments. 7 The Lord shall preserve thee

6 I have longed for thy saving from all evil; yea, it is even he health, O Lord; and in thy law is that shall keep ihy soul. niy delight

8 The Lord shall preserve thy .

gcing out and thy coming in, from 2 They had swallowed us up this time forth for evermore. quick; when they were so wrath

Psalm 122. Lætatus sum. fully displeased at us. I

Was glad when they said unto 3 Yea, the waters had drowned

me, We will go into the house us, and the stream had gone over of the Lord.

our soul. 2 Our feet shall stand in thy $ The deep waters of the proud gales, O Jerusalem.

had gone even over our soul. 3 Jerusalem is built as a city 5 But praised be the Lord, who that is at unity in itself.

bath not given us over for a prey 4 For thither the tribes go up, unto their teeth. even the tribes of the Lord, to tes 6 Our soul is escaped even as a tify unto Israel, to give thanks un- bird out of the snare of the fowler; to the name of the Lord.

the snare is broken, and we are de5 For there is the seat of judg- livered. ment, even the seat of the house of 7 Our help standeth in the name Davidl.

of the Lord, who hath made hea6 O pray for the peace of Jeru- ven and earth. salem; they shall prosper that love

Psalm 125. Qui confidunt. thee.

7 Peace be within thy walls, and THEY that put their trust in plenteousness within thy palaces. 8 For my brethren and compa- moved, but standeth fast for ever.

mount Sion, which may not be rerions' sakes, I will wish thee pros 2 The hills stand about Jerusaperity.

lem; even so standeth the Lord 9 Yea, because of the house of round about his people, from this the Lord our God, I will seek to time forth for evermore. do thec good. Psalm 123. Ad te levavi oculos cometh not unto the lot of the

3 For the rod of the ungolly UNTO thee lift I up mine eyes, their hand unto wickedness.

righteous; lest the righteous put thou that dwellest in the

4 Do well, () Lord, unto those heavens. 2 Behold, even as the eyes of

that are good and true of heart. servants look unto the hand of their their own wickedness, the Lord!

5 As for such as turn back unto masters, and as the eyes of a maiden shall lead them forth with the evil unto the hand of her mistress, even duers; but peace shall be upon Israel. so our eyes wait upon the Lord our Ged, until he have mercy upon us.

Have mercy upon us, O Lord,

Psalm 126. In convertendo. have mercy upon us; for we are

the Lord ulterly despised.

4 Our soul is filled with the were we like into them that dream. scoruful reproof of the wealthy,and 2 Then was our mouth filled with with the despitefulness of the proud. laughter, and our tongne with joy. Psalm 124. Nisi quia Dominus. Š Then said they among the If the record baimself had not beer. libetlenthe Lord hath done great

on our side, may things for them. if the Lord hinself bad not been À Yea, the Lord hath done great on our side, when men rose up things for us already; whereof we syaiiast us ;



W the captivity of Sion, then


5 Turn our captivity, O Lord, l'salm 129. Sepe expugnaverunt. ns the rivers in the south. 6 They that sow in tears, shall MANY a time have they fought

against ine fiom my youth reap in joy.

up, may Israel now say; → He that now goeth on his way 2 Yca, many a time have they weeping, and beareth forth good vexed me from my youth up; but seed, shall doubtless come agnin they have not prevailed against me. with joy, and bring his sheaves 3 The plowers plowed upon my with him.

back, and made long furrows;

4 But the righteous Lord bath Psalm 127. Nisi Dominus.

hewn the snares of the ungodly in E XCEPT the Lord build the pieces.

house, their labour is but lost 5 Let them be confounded and that build it.

turned backward, as many as have 2 Except the Lord keep the city, evil will at Sion. the watchimen waketh but in vain. 6 Let them be even as the grass

3 It is but lost labour that ye growing upon the house-topis, which haste to rise up early, and so late withereth afore it be plucked up; take rest, and eat the bread of care 7 Whereof the mower filleth not fulness; for so he giveth his belov- his hand, neither he that bindeth ed sleep.

up the sheaves his bosom. 4 Lo, children and the fruit of 8 So that they wło go by say the womb, are an heritage and gift not so much as, 'The Lord prosper that cometh of the Lord.

you, we wish you good luck in the 5 Like as the arrows in the hand name of the Lord. of the giant, even so are the young

Psalm 130. De profundis. children.

UT of the deep have I called 6 Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them; they shall my voice. not be ashamed when they speak 2 O let thine ears consider wel with their enemies in the gate, the voice of my complairit. Psalın 128. Beati omnes.

3 If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme

to mark what is done amiss, O Lord, , and . 4 For there is mercy with thee; 2 For thou shalt eat the labour therefore shalt thou be feared. of thine hands: 0 well is thee, 5 I luok for the Lord; my soul and happy shalt thou be.

doth wait for him ; in his word is 3 Thy wife shall be as the fruitful my trust. vine upon the walls of thine house. 6 My soul fleeth unto the Loril

4 Thy children like the olive before the morning-watch, I say, branches, round about thy table. before the morning-watch.

5 Lo, thus shall the man be bles 7 O Israel, trust in the Lord ; sed that feareth the Lord. for with the Lord there is mercy,and

6 The Lord from out of Sion with him is plenteous redemption, shall so bless thee, that thou shalt 8 And he shall redeem Ísract see Jerusalem in prosperity all thy from all his sins. life long;

Psalm 131. Domine, non est. 7 Yea, that thou shalt sce thy ORD, I am not high-minded ; children's children, and peace op I have no proud look3. on Israel.

1.2 I do not exercise iniyself in

BLESSED are all they that fear who may abide it?

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