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that are judges of the earth. HEGod of my righteous

inheritance : and the utmost 7 Up, Lord, and help me, parts of the earth for thy pos- Omy God : for thou smitest all session.

mine enemies upon the cheek9 Thou shalt bruise them bone; thou hast broken the with a rod of iron : and break teeth of the ungodly. them in pieces like a potter's 8 Salvation belongeth unto vessel.

the Lord : and thy blessing is 10 Be wise now therefore, upon thy people. O ye kings : be learned, ye Psalm 4. Cum invocarem.

: 11 Serve the Lord in fear : and rejoice unto him with re- ness : thou hast set me at liverence,

berty when I was in trouble; 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be lave mercy upon me, and angry, and so ye perish from hearken unto my prayer. the right way: if his wrath be 2 () ye sons of men, how kindled, (yea, but a little,) long will ye blaspheme nine blessed are all they that put honour : and have such pleatheir trust in him.

sure in vanity, and seek after Psalm 3. Domine, quid multi- leasing? plicati?

3 Know this also, that the ORD, how are they in- Lord hath chosen to himself

creased that trouble me: the man that is godly: when I many are they that rise a call upon the Lord, he will gainst me.

hear me. 2 Many one there be that 4 Stand in awe, and sin not: say of my soul : There is no commune with your own help for him in his God. heart, and in your chamber,

3 But thou, O Lord, art my and be still. defender : thou art my wor- 5 Offer the sacrifice of ship, and the lifter up of my righteousness : and put your head.

trust in the Lord. 4 I did call upon the Lord 6 There be many that say: with my voice : and he heard Who will shew us any good? me out of his holy hill.

7 Lord, lift thou up: the light 5 I laid me down and slept, of thy countenance upon us. and rose up again : for the 8 Thou hast put gladness in Lord sustained me.


heart : since the time that 6 I will not be afraid for ten their corn, and wine; and oil, thousands of the people : that increased. have set themselves against 9 I will lay me down in me round about.

peace, and take my rest : for

their tongue.

Look up

it is thou, Lord, only, that sepulchre : they flatter with makest me dwell in safety. PSALM 5. Vcrba mea auribus. 11 Destroy thou them, () PONDER words, God; let them perish througli

Lord : consider my medi- their own imaginations : cast tation.

them out in the multitude of 2 O hearken thou unto the their ungodliness; for they voice of my calling, my King, have rebelled against thee. and my God : for unto thee 19 And let all them that will I make my prayer.

put their trust in thee rejoice : 3 My voice shalt thou hear they shall

' ever be giving of betimes, () Lord : early in thanks, because thou defendthe morning will I direct my est them; they that love thy prayer unto thee, and will Name shall be joyful in thee;

13 For thou, Lord, wilt 4 For thou art the God give thy blessing unto the that hast no pleasure in wick- righteous : and with thy faedness : neither shall any evil vourable kindness wilt thou dwell with thee.

defend him as with a shield. 5 Such as be foolish shall not stand in thy sight : for EVENING PRAYER. thou hatest all them that Psalm 6. Domine, ne in furore. work vanity;

thine indignation : neithat speak leasing : the Lord ther chasten me in thy diswill abhor both the blood- pleasure. thirsty and deceitful man. 2 Have mercy upon ine, Q

7 But as for me, I will Lord, for I am weak : 0 Lord, come into thine house, even heal me, for my bones are upon the multitude of thy vexed. mercy : and in thy feat will 3 My soul also is sore trouI worship toward thy holy bled : but, Lorel, how long temple.

wilt thou punish ine? 8 Lead me, O Lord, in thy 4 Turn thee, O Lord, and righteousness, because of mine deliver my soul : O save me enemies : make thy way plain for thy mercy's sake. before my face.

5 For in death no man re9 For there is no faithfulmembereth thee : and who ness in his mouth : their will give thee thanks in the inward parts are very wicked- pit?

6 I am weary of my groàn10 Their throat is an opening; every night wash I my

6 Thou shalt destroy them O Lord, rebuke me not in


bed : and water my couch because of the indignation of with my tears.

mine enemies : arise up for 7 My beauty is gone for me in the judgement that very trouble : and worn away thou hast commanded. because of all mine enemies. 7 And so shall the congre

8 Away from me, all ye gation of the people come athat work vanity : for the bout thee : for their sakes Lord hath heard the voice of therefore lift up thyself amy weeping:

gain. 9 The Lord hath heard my 8 The Lord shall judge the petition : the Lord will re- people; give sentence with ceive my prayer.

me, O Lord : according to 10 Ail mine enemies shall my righteousness, and acbe confounded, and sore vex-cording to the innocency, ed : they shall be turned back, that is in me. and put to shame suddenly. 90 let the wickedness of Psalm 7. Domine, Deus meus. the ungodly come to an end : O

Lord my God, in thee but guide thou the just.

have I put my trust : 10 For the righteous God: save me from all them that trieth the very hearts and persecute me, and deliver reins. me;

11 My help cometh of 2 Lest he devour my soul, God : who preserveth them like a lion, and tear it in that are true of heart. pieces : while there is none to 12 God is a righteous help.

Judge, strong, and patient : 3 O Lord my God, if I and God is provoked every have done any such thing : day. or if there be any wickedness 13 If a man will not turn, in my hands;

he will whet his sword : he 4 If I have rewarded evil hath bent his bow, and made unto him that dealt friendly it ready. with me : yea, I have deliver- 14 He hath prepared for ed him that without any him the instruments of death: cause is mine enemy;

he ordaineth nis arrows a5 Then let mine enemy gainst the persecutors. persecute my soul, and take 15 Behold, he travaileth me : yea, let him tread my with mischief : he hath conlife down upon the earth, and ceived sorrow, and brought lay mine honour in the dust. forth ungodliness.

6 Stand up, O Lord, in thy 16 He hath graven and wrath, and lift up thyself, digged up a pit : and is fallen

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himself into the destruction 8 The fowls of the air, and that he made for other. the fishes of the sea : and

17 For his travail shall whatsoever walketh through come upon his own head : the paths of the seas. and his wickedness shall fall 9 0) Lord our Governour : on his own pate.

how excellent is thy Name 18 I will give thanks unto in all the world! the Lord, according to his righteousness : and I will

MORNING PRAYER. praise the Name of the Lord

Psalm 9. Confitebor tibi.

Will give

Lord our Governour, whole heart : I will speak of

how excellent is thy all thy marvellous works. Name in all the world : thou 2 I will be glad and rejoice that hast set thy glory above in thee: yea, my songs will I the heavens!

make of thy Name, thou 2 Out of the mouth of very most Highest. babes and sucklings hast thou 3 While mine enemies are ordained strength, because of driven back : they shall fall thine enemies : that thou and perish at thy presence. mightest still the enemy,

4 For thou hast mainand the avenger.

tained my right and my 3 For I will consider thy cause : thou art set in the heavens, even the works of throne that judgest right. thy fingers : the moon and 5 Thou hast rebuked the the stars, which thou hast heathen, and destroyed the ordained.

ungodly : thou hast put out 4 What is man, that thou art their name for ever and mindful of him : and the son of man, that thou visitest him 6 0 thou enemy, destruc

5 Thou madest him lower tions are come to a perpetual than the angels : to crown end: even as the cities which him with glory and worship. thou hast destroyed; their

6 Thou makest him to have memorial is perished with dominion of the works of thy them. hands : and thou hast put all 7 But the Lord shall endure things in subjection under his for ever: he hath also prepar- : feet;

ed his seat for judgement. 7 All sheep and oxen : yea, 8 For he shall judge the and the beasts of the field; world in righteousness : and



the poor.

minister true judgement unto tient abiding of the meek the people.

shall not perish for ever. 9 The Lord also will be a 19 Up, Lord, and let not defence for the oppressed : man have the upper hand : let even a refuge in due time of the heathen be judged in thy trouble.

sight. 10 And they that know 20 Put them in fear, O thy Name will put their Lord : that the heathen may trust in thee : for thou, Lord, know themselves to be but hast never failed them that men. seek thee.

Psalm 10. Ut quid, Domine? O

HY standest thou so dwelleth in Sion : shew the far O people of his doings.

hidest thy face in the needful 12 For, when he maketh time of trouble? inquisition for blood, he re- 2 The ungodly for his own membereth them : and for- lust doth persecute the poor : getteth not the complaint of let them be taken in the

crafty wiliness that they have 13 Have mercy upon me, imagined. O Lord; consider the trouble 3 For the ungodly hath which I suffer of them that made boast of his own heart's hate me : thou that liftest me desire : and speaketh good of up from the gates of death. the covetous, whom God

14 That I may shew all abhorreth. thy praises within the ports 4 The ungodly is so proud, of the daughter of Sion : 1 | that he careth not for God : will rejoice in thy salvation. neither is God in all his

15 The heathen are sunk thoughts. down in the pit that they 5 His ways are alway made : in the same net which grievous : thy judgements are they hid privily, is their foot far above out of his sight, taken.

and therefore defieth he all 16 The Lord is known to his enemies. execute judgement : the un- 6 For he hath said in his godly is trapped in the work heart, Tush, I shall never be of his own hands.

cast down : there shall no 17 The wicked shall be harm happen unto me. turned into hell : and all the 7 His mouth is full of curspeople that forget God. ing, deceit, and fraud : under

18 For the poor shall not his tongue is ungodliness and alway be forgotten : the pa- vanity.

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