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EVENING PRAYER. Pfalm cxix. Beati immaculati.

LESSED are thofe that are undefiled in the


With my lips have I been telling of all the judgments of thy mouth.

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B and walk in the law of the light in the way of thy teftimo



2 Bleffed are they that keep his teftimonies, and feek him with their whole heart.

3 For they who do no wickedness, walk in his ways. 4 Thou haft charged, that we fhall diligently keep thy commandments.

5 O that my ways were made fo direct, that I might keep thy ftatutes!

6 So fhall I not be con

founded, while I have refpect

unto thy commandments.

7 I will thank thee with an unfeigned heart, when I fhall have learned the judgments of thy righteousness.

8 I will keep thy ceremonies; O forfake me not utterly. In quo corriget?

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4 Incline mine heart unto

Y foul cleaveth to the thy teftimonies, and not to duft; O quicken thou covetoufnefs. me, according to thy word. 2 I have acknowledged my ways, and thou heardeft me: O teach me thy ftatutes.

3 Make me to understand the way of thy commandments; and fo fhall I talk of thy won

drous works.

4 My foul melteth away for very heaviness; comfort thou me according unto thy word.

5 Take from me the way of lying, and cause thou me

to make much of thy law. 6 I have chofen the way of truth, and thy judgments have

I laid before me.

7 I have ftuck unto thy teftimonies; O Lord, confound

me not.

8 I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou haft fet my heart at liberty.

The Twenty-Fifth Day.

Legem pone. EACH me, O Lord, the way of thy ftatutes, and I fhall keep it unto the end. 2 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I fhall keep it with my whole heart.

3 Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein is my defire.

O turn away mine eyes, left they behold vanity; and quicken thou me in the way. 6 Oftablish thy word in thy fervant, that I may fear thee.

7 Take away the rebuke that I am afraid of; for thy judgments are good.

8 Behold, my delight is in thy commandments; Ŏquicken me in thy righteousness.


Et veniat fuper me.

ET thy loving mercy come alfo unto me, O Lord, even thy falvation, according unto thy word.

2 So fhall I make answer

unto my blafphemers; for my truft is in thy word.

3 O take not the word of thy truth utterly out of my mouth; for my hope is in thy judgments.

4 So fhall I alway keep thy law: yea, for ever and ever. 5 And I will walk at liberty; for I feek thy commandments. 6 I will speak of thy teftimonies alfo, even before kings, and will not be ashamed.

7 And my delight fhall be in thy commandments, which I have loved.

8 My hands alfo will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and my study fhall be in thy ftatutes.


Memor efto fervi tui.

Think upon thy fervant, as concerning thy word, wherein thou haft caufed me to put my truft.

2 The fame is my comfort in my trouble; for thy word hath quickened me.

3 The proud have had me exceedingly in derifion; yet have I not shrinked from thy law.

4 For I remembered thine everlafting judgments, O Lord and received comfort.

5 I am horribly afraid, for the ungodly that forfake thy law. 6 Thy ftatutes have been

my fongs, in the house of my pilgrimage.

7 I have thought upon thy Name, O Lord, in the night season, and have kept thy law. 8 This I had, becaufe I kept thy commandments.

Portio mea, Domine.
HOU art my portion, O
Lord; I have promised


to keep thy law.

2 I made my humble petition in thy prefence with my whole heart; O be merciful unto me, according to thy word.

3 I called mine own ways to remembrance, and turned my feet unto thy teftimonies.

4 I made hafte, and prolonged not the time, to keep thy commandments.

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bottle in the finoke; yet do I not forget thy ftatutes..

4 How many are the days HY hands have made me, of thy fervant? when wilt and fashioned me: thou be avenged of them that give me understanding, that I perfecute me? may learn thy commandments. 2 They that fear thee will be glad when they fee me; becaufe I have put my truft in thy word.

3 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou of very faithfulness haft caufed me to be troubled.

5 The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law.

6 All thy commandments are true: they perfecute me falfely; O be thou my help.

7 They had almost made an end of me upon earth; but I forfook not thy command


8 O quicken me after thy loving-kindness; and fo fhall I keep the teftimonies of thy

4 Olet thy merciful kindnefs be my comfort, according to thy word unto thy fervant. 5 Olet thy loving mercies come unto me, that I may mouth. live; for thy law is my delight. 6 Let the proud be confounded, for they go wickedly

In aturnum, Domine.

about to deftroy me; but I Lord, thy word endu

will be occupied in thy commandments.

7 Let fuch as fear thee, and have known thy teftimonies, be turned unto me.

8 O let my heart be found in thy ftatutes, that I be not


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reth for ever in heaven. 2 Thy truth alfo remaineth from one generation to another; thou haft laid the foundation of the earth, and it abideth.

3 They continue this day according to thine ordinance; for all things ferve thee.

4 If my delight had not been in thy law, I fhould have perifhed in my trouble.

5 I will never forget thy commandments; for with them thou haft quickened me.

6 I am thine: Ofave me, for I have fought thy command

3 For I am become like a ments.


7 The

7 The ungodly laid wait for ftedfaftly purpofed, to keep me, to destroy me; but I will thy righteous iudgments. confider thy teftimonics.

8 I fee that all things come to an end; but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

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I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I may keep thy word..

6 I have not fhrunk from thy judgments; for thou teacheft me.

Ohow fweet are thy words 7 unto my throat; yea, fweeter than honey unto my mouth!

8 Through thy commandments I get understanding: therefore I hate all evil ways.

The Twenty-Sixth Day. MORNING PRAYER. Lucerna pedibus meis. HY word is a lantern unto my feet, and a light unto my paths.


2 I have fworn, and am

3 I am troubled above meafure; quicken me, O Lord, according to thy word.

4 Let the free-will offerings of my mouth please thee, O Lord; and teach me thy judgments.

5 My foul is alway in my hand; yet do I not forget thy


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2 Thou art my defence and shield; and my truft is in thy word.

ed; I will keep the com3 Away from me, ye wickmandments of my God.

4 O ftablish me according to thy word, that I may live; and let me not be difappointed of my hope.

5 Hold thou me up, and I fhall be fafe; yea, my delight fhall be ever in thy ftatutes.

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