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and ever: he hath made a decree which

shall not pass.

7 Praise the Lord from the earth, 'ye dragons, and all deeps :

8 Fire and hail; snow and vapour ; stormy wind fulfilling his word :

9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars :

10 Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl.

11 Kings of the earth, and all people ; princes, and all judges of the earth :

12 Both young men and maidens ; old men and children :

13 Let them praise the name of the Lord : for his name alone is excellent ; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

14 He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints ; even of ihe children of Israel, a people near unto him, Praise

Praise ye the Lord.

PSALM CXLIX.

RAISE ye

the Lord. Sing unto the Lord

a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.

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2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

3 Let them praise his name in the dance; let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp,

4 For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people; he will beautify the meek with salvation.

5 Let the saints be joyful in glory; let them sing aloud upon their beds.

6 Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand;

7 To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people ;

8 To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron ;

9 To execute upon them the judgment written : this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the Lord.

PSALM CL.

PRAISE ye the Lord.

RAISE ye the Lord. Praise God in

his sanctuary; praise him in the firmament of his power,

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2 Praise him for his mighty acts; praise him according to his excellent greatness.

3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet; praise him with the psaltery and harp.

4 Praise him with the timbrel and dance : praise him with stringed instruments and organs.

5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals ; praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.

6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord, Praise ye the Lord,

THE FORM FOR THE

BURIAL OF THE DEAD,

I

The Minister shall begin with the following words.
AM the resurrection and the life, saith

the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. And whosoever liveth and believeth in m shall never die. S. John 11, 25, 26.

upon the earth.

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KNOW that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day

And though after my skin worms destroy this body; yet in my flesh shall I see God: whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another. Job. 19. 25, 26, 27,

WE

E brought nothing into this world,

and it is certain that we can carry nothing out. The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken 'away: blessed be the Name of the Lord. 1 Tim. 6. 7. Job. 1. 21.

Then shall be read one or both of the Psalms following.

PSALM 39.

I

SAID, I will take heed to my ways:

that I offend not in my tongue. I will keep my mouth as it were with a ridle ; while the ungodly is in my sight.

I held my tongue, and spake nothing : I kept silence, yea, even from good words; but it was pain and grief to me.

My heart was hot within me, and while I was thus musing', the fire kindled: and at

+ I spake with my tongue.

Lord, let me know my end, and the number of my days: that I may be certified how long I have to live.

Behold, thou hast made my days as it were a span long: and mine age is even as nothing in respect of thee, and verily every man living is altogether vanity,

For man walketh in a vain shadow, and disquieteth himself in vain; he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell who shall gather them.

And now, Lord, what is my hope ; truly my hope is even in thee.

Deliver me from all mine offences : and make me not a rebuke unto the foolish.

I became dumb, and opened not my mouth : for it was thy doing.

Take thy plague away from me: I am even consumed by means of thy heavy hand.

When thou with rebukes dost chasten man for sin, thou makest his beauty to consume away, like as it were a mothofretting a garment: every man therefore is but vanity,

Hear my prayer, O Lord, and with thine cars consider my calling: hold not thy peace at my tears.

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