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Lord ; and thy saints shall bless thee.

11 They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power:

12 To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts; and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.

13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.

14 The Lord upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down. 15 The eyes of all wait

upon

thee : and thou givest them their meat in due season,

16 Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing:

17 The Lord is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works,

18 The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.

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19 He will fulfil the desire of them that fear bim : he also will hear their

cry,

and will save them.

20 The Lord preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked will he des

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21 My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord : and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.

PSALM CXLVI.

Pamy soul

RAISE

ye

the Lord, Praise the Lord, my

soul. 2 While I live will I praise the Lord : I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being

. 3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help

4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God:

6 Which made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that therein is : which keepeth truth for ever ;

7 Which executeth judgment for the oppressed : which giveth food to the hungry. The Lord looseth the prisoner

8 The Lord openeth the eyes of the blind: the Lord raiseth them that are bowed down: the Lord loveth the righteous.

9 The Lord preserveth the strangers, he relieveth the fatherless and widow; but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

10 The Lord shall reign for ever, even thy God, o Zion, unto all generations. Praise

ye

the Lord.

EVENING PRAYER.

PSALM CXLVII.

PRAISE ye the Lord; for it is good to

sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely,

2 The Lord doth build up Jerusalem ; he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.

3 He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth their wounds.

4 He telleth the number of the stars ; he calleth them all by their names.

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5 Great is our Lord, and of great power ; his understanding is infinite.

6 The Lord lifteth up the meek, he casteth the wicked down to the ground.

7 Sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God;

8 Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.

9 He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.

10 He delighteth not in the strength of the horse ; he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.

11 The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

12 Praise the Lord, 0 Jerusalem ; praise thy God, o Zion.

13 For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.

14 He maketh peace in thy borders, and fillest thee with the finest of the wheat.

15 He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth : his word runneth very swiftly.

16 He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.

17 He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold ?

18 He sendeth out his word, and melt. eth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.

19 He sheweth his word. unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.

20 He hath not dealt so with any nation: and as for his judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the Lord.

PSALM CXLVIII,

PRA
RAISE ye the Lord. Praise ye the

Lord from the heavens: praise him in the heights.

2 Praise ye him, all his angels : praise ye him, all his hosts.

3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light,

4 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heavens.

5 Let them praise the name of the Lord: for he commanded, and they were created.

6 He hath also established them for ever

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