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10 Who perished at Endor, lay her young; even thy altars, and became as the dung of O Lord of hofts, my King and the earth.

11 Make them and their princes like Oreb and Zeb; yea, make all their princes like as Zeba and Salmana; 12 Who fay, Let us take to ourselves the houfes of God in poffeffion.

13 O my God, make them like unto a wheel, and as the ftubble before the wind.

14 Like as the fire that burneth up the wood, and as the flame that confumeth the

mountains.

15 Perfecute them even fo with thy tempeft, and make them afraid with thy ftorm.

16 Make their faces afhamed, O Lord, that they may feek thy Name.

17 Let them be confounded and vexed ever more and more; let them be put to fhame, and perish.

18 And they fhall know that thou, whofe Name is Jehovah, art only the Moft Highest over all the earth. Pfalm lxxxiv. Quam dilecta! How amiable are thy dwellings, thou Lord of

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Hofts!

2 My foul hath a defire and longing to enter into the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living God.

3 Yea, the fparrow hath found her an house, and the fwallow a neft, where she may

my God.

4 Bleffed are they that dwell in thy house; they will be alway praifing thee.

5 Bleffed is the man whose ftrength is in thee; in whose heart are thy ways.

6 Who, going through the vale of mifery, use it for a well; and the pools are filled with water.

7 They will go from strength to ftrength, and unto the God of gods appeareth every one of

them in Sion.

8 O Lord God of hofts, hear my prayer; hearken, O God of Jacob.

9 Behold, O God, our des fender, and look upon the

face of thine Anointed.

10 For one day in thy courts is better than a thousand.

11 I had rather be a door keeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of ungodliness.

12. For the Lord God is a light and defence; the Lord will give grace and worship; and no good thing fhall he withhold from them that live a godly life.

13 O Lord God of hofts, bleffed is the man that putteth his truft in thee.

Pfalm lxxxv. Benedixifti,
Domine.

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ORD, thou art become gracious unto thy land;

thou

thou haft turned away the captivity of Jacob.

2 Thou haft forgiven the offence of thy people, and covered all their fins.

3 Thou haft taken away all thy difpleasure, and turned thyfelf from thy wrathful indignation.

4 Turn us then, O God our Saviour, and let thine anger cease from us.

5 Wilt thou be difpleafed at us for ever? and wilt thou ftretch out thy wrath from one generation to another?

6 Wilt thou not turn again, and quicken us, that thy people may rejoice in thee ?

..7 Show us thy mercy, O Lord, and grant us thy falvation.

8 I will hearken what the Lord God will fay concerning me; for he shall speak peace unto his people, and to his faints, that they turn not again.

9 For his falvation is nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.

10 Mercy and truth are met together: righteousness and peace have kiffed each other.

11 Truth fhall flourish out of the earth, and righteousness hath looked down from hea

ven.

12 Yea, the Lord shall show loving kindness, and our land hall give her increase.

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2 Preserve thou my foul for I am holy my God, fave thy fervant that putteth his truft in thee.

3 Be merciful unto me, O Lord; for I will call daily upon thee.

4 Comfort the foul of thy fervant; for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my foul.

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5 For thou, Lord, art good and gracious, and of great mercy unto all them that call upon thee.

6 Give ear, Lord, unto my prayer, and ponder the voice of my humble defires.

7 In the time of my trouble I will call upon thee; for thou hearest me.

8 Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord there is not one that can do as thou doeft.

9 All nations whom thou haft made, fhall come and worship thee, O Lord; and fhall glorify thy Name.

10 For thou art great, and doeft wondrous things: thou art God alone. A 2 11 Teach

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11 Teach me thy way, O Lord, and I will walk in thy truth: O knit my heart unto thee, that I may fear thy Name.

12 I will thank thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart; and will praise thy Name for evermore.

13 For great is thy mercy toward me; and thou haft delivered my foul from the nethermoft hell.

3 I will think upon Rahab and Babylon, with them that know me.

4 Behold ye the Philistines alfo, and they of Tyre, with the Morians; lo there was he born.

5 And of Sion it shall be reported, that he was born in her; and the most High shall stablish her.

6 The Lord fhall rehearse it, when he writeth up the people, that he was born there.

7 The fingers alfo and trumpeters fhall he rehearse: All my fresh fprings fhall be in thee.

14 O God, the proud are rifen against me; and the congregations of naughty men have fought after my foul, and have not fet thee before their eyes. 15 But thou, O Lord God, art full of compaffion and mercy, long-fuffering, plente- tion, I have cried day

ous in goodness and truth.

16 O turn thee then unto me, and have mercy upon me; give thy ftrength unto thy fervant, and help the fon of thine hand-maid.

17 Show fome token upon me for good; that they who hate me may fee it, and be ashamed, because thou, Lord, haft holpen me, and comforted me.

Pfalm lxxxvii. Fundamenta ejus.

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Pfalm lxxxviii. Domine, Deus.
Lord, God of
my falva-

and night before thee: O let
my prayer enter into thy pre-
fence; incline thine ear unto
my calling;

2 For my foul is full of trouble, and my life draweth nigh unto hell.

3 I am counted as one of them that go down into the pit, and I have been even as a man that hath no ftrength.

4 Free among the dead, like unto them that are wounded, and lie in the grave, who are out of remembrance, and are cut away from thy hand.

5 Thou haft laid me in the loweft pit, in a place of darkness, and in the deep.

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6 Thine indignation lieth hard upon me, and thou haft vexed me with all thy ftorms. 7 Thou haft put away mine acquaintance far from me, and made me to be abhorred of them.

8 I am fo faft in prifon, that I cannot get forth.

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9 My fight faileth for very trouble; Lord, I have called daily upon thee, ftretched forth my hands unto thee.

17 They came round about me daily like water, and compaffed me together on every fide.

18 My lovers and friends haft thou put away from me, and hid mine acquaintance out of my fight.

EVENING PRAYER.

Pfalm lxxxix.

MY

Mifericordias

Domini.

fong fhall be alway of the loving-kindness of 10 Doft thou how won- the Lord; with my mouth will ders among the dead? or fhall I ever be showing thy truth, the dead rife up again and from one generation to anopraise thee?

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11 Shall thy loving-kind- 2 For I have said, Mercy nefs be showed in the grave? fhall be fet up for ever, thy or thy faithfulness in deftruc- truth fhalt thou stablish in tion ? the heavens.

12 Shall thy wondrous works be known in the dark? and thy righteousness in the land where all things are forgotten?

13 Unto thee have I cried, O Lord; and early fhall my prayer come before thee.

14 Lord, why abhorreft thou my foul, and hideft thou thy face from me?

15 I am in mifery, and like unto him that is at the point to die; even from my youth up, thy terrors have I fuffered with a troubled mind.

16 Thy wrathful displeafure goeth over me, and the fear of thee hath undone me.

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3 I have made a covenant with my chofen; I have sworn unto David my fervant.

4 Thy feed will I stablish for ever, and fet up thy throne from one generation to another.

5 O Lord, the very heavens fhall praise thy wondrous works; and thy truth in the congregation of the faints.

6 For who is he among the clouds, that thall be compared unto the Lord?

7 And what is he among the gods, that fhall be like unto the Lord ?

8 God is very greatly to be feared in the council of the faints, and to be had ingrea z

verence

verence of all them that are round about him.

9 O Lord God of hofts, who is like unto thee? thy truth, most mighty Lord, is on every fide.

10 Thou ruleft the raging of the fea; thou ftillet the waves thereof when they arife.

11 Thou haft fubdued Egypt, and deftroyed it; thou haft fcattered thine enemies abroad with thy mighty arm.

12 The heavens are thine, the earth alfo is thine; thou haft laid the foundation of the round world, and all that therein is.

13 Thou haft made the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy Name.

14 Thou haft a mighty arm; ftrong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand.

15 Righteoufnefs and equity are the habitation of thy feat; mercy and truth fhall go before thy face.

16 Blefied is the people, O Lord, that can rejoice in thee; they fhall walk in the light of thy countenance.

17 Their delight fhall be daily in thy Name; and in thy righteoufnefs, fhall they make their boast.

18 For thou art the glory of their ftrength, and in thy loving-kindnels thou shalt lift up our horns :.

19 For the Lord is our defence; the Holy One of Ifrael is our King.

20 Thou spakeft sometime in vifions unto thy faints, and faidft, I have laid help upon one that is mighty, I have exalted one chofen out of the people.

21 I have found David my fervant; with my holy oil have I anointed him.

22 My hand fhall hold him faft, and my arm fhall strengthen him.

23 The enemy shall not be able to do him violence; the fon of wickednefs fhall not hurt him..

24 I will fmite down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him.

25 My truth alfo and my mercy thall be with him; and in my Name fhall his horn be exalted.

26 I will fet his dominion alfo in the fea, and his right hand in the floods.

27. He shall call me, Thou art my Father, my God, and my ftrong falvation.

28 And I will make him my firft-born, higher than the kings of the earth.

29 My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand faft with him.

30 His feed alfo will I make to endure for ever, and

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