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Psalm 43. Judicnt Deus. 6 Through thee will we over. GIVE sentence with
me, O God, throw our enemies, and in thy and defend my cause against name will we tread them under the ungodly people; O deliver me that rise up against us. irom the deceitful and wicked 7 For I will not trust in my man;
bow; it is not iny sword that shall 2 For thou art the God of my help me. strength : why hast thou put me & But it is thou that savest us from thee? and why go I so from our enemies, and puttest heavily, while the enemy oppress-them to confusion that baie us. eth me?
9 We make our bnast of God al! 3 0 send out thy light and thy day long, and will praise thy truth, that they may lead me, and name for ever. bring me unto thy holy hill, and 10 But now thou art far off, and to thy dwelling.
puttest us to confusion; and goest 4 And that I may go unto the not forth with our armies. altar of God, even into the God 11 Thou makest us to turn our of my joy and gladness; and backs upon our enemies, so that upon the harp will I give thanks they which hate us spoilourgoodi. unto thee, O God, my God.
12 Thou lettest us be eaten up 5 Why art thou so heavy, like sheep, and hast scattered us my soul? and why art thou so dis- among the heathen. quieted within me?
13 Thou sellest thy people for 6 O pritliy trust in God; for vought, and takest no money for I will yet gir e him thanks, which theni. is the help of my countenance, 14. Thou makest us to be re and my God.
buked of our neighbours, to he The ninth Day.
laughed to scorn, and had in deMORNING PRAYER.
rision of them that are round Psalm 14. De23, uuribus.
about us WE have heard with our ears, 15 Thon makest us to be a by
O God, our fathers have toid wordamong the heathen, and that us what thou hast done in their the people shake their heads at us. time of old.
16 My confusion is daily before 2 How thou hast driven out the me, and the shame of my face heathen witli thy hand, and plant-hath covered me; ed them in; how thou last destroy- 17 For the voice of the sian. ed the nations and cast them out. derer and blasphemer, for the
3 For they gat not the land injenemy and avenger: possession through their own 18 And though all this be como sword, neither was it their own upon us, yet do we not forget arm that helped them ;
thee, nor behave o'ırselves fro4 But thy right liaud, and ihine wardly in thy covenant. arm, and the light of thy counte- 19 our heart is not turned back, nance ; because thou hádst a fa-Ineither our steps gone out of thy vour unto ihem.
way; 5 Thou art my King, O God; 20 No, not when thou hast send helu unto Jacob.
Ismitten us into the place of dra. gons, and covered us with the for ever; the sceptre of thy king shadow of death.
dom is a right sceptre. 21 If we have forgotten the 8 Thou hast lored righteousname of our God, and holden up ness, and hated iniquity; where our bands to any strange god, fore God, even thy God, bath shall not God search it out? for anointed thee with the oil of gladhe knoweth the very secrets of ness above thy fellows. the heart.
9 All thy garments smell of 22 For thy sake also are we kill- myrrh, aloes, and cassia; out of ed all the day long, and are the ivory palaces, whereby they counted as sheep appointed to be have made thee glad. slain.
10 Kings' daughters were among 23 Up, Lord, why sleepest thy honourable women; upon thy thou? awake, and be not absent right hand did stand the queen from us for ever.
in a vesture of gold, wroug!! 24 Wherefore hidest thou thy about with divers colours. face, and forgettest our misery and 11 Hearken, o daughter, and trouble?
consider, incline thine ear; for25 For our soul is brought low, get also thine own people, and even unto the dust; our bellythy father's house. cleaveth unto the ground. 12 So shall the King have plea
26 Arise, and help us, and de- sure in thy beauty; for he is thy liver us, for thy mercies' sake Lord God, and worship thou Psalm 45. Eructavit cor meum.
him. My heart is inditing of a good 13 And the daughter of "vre
matter; I speak of the things shall be there with a gift; like as which I have made unto the the rich also among the people King.
shall make their supplication be2 My tongue is the pen of a fore thee. ready writer
14 The King's daughter is all 3 Thou art fairer than the chil- glorious within; her clothing is cren of men ; full of grace are thy of wrought gold. lips, because God hath blessed 15 She shall be brought unto thee for ever.
the King in raiment of needle. 4 Gird thee with thy sword work; the virgins that be her felupon thy thigh, Othou most lows sliall bear her company, and mighty, according to thy worship shall be brought unto thee. and renown.
16 With joy and gladness shall 5 Good luck have thou with they be brought, and shall enter thine honour: ride on, because of into the King's palace. the word of truth, of meekness and 17 Instead of thy fathers thou righteousness, and thy right hand shalt have children, whom thou shall ieach thee terrible things. mayest make princes in all lands.
6 Thy arrows are very sharp, 18 I will remember thy nams and the people shall be subdued from one generation to another, unto thee, even in the midst therefore shall the people give among the King's enemies. thanks unto thee world without
Thy sea' toneAndureth end.
Psalm 46. Deus noster refugium 3 He shall subdue the people GOD is our hope and strength, unde us, and the nations uwder
a very present belp in trouble. our feet. 2 Therefore will we not fear, 4 He shall choose out an heri. though the earth be moved, and tage for us, even the worship of though the hills be carried into Jacob, whom he loved. the midst of the sea.
5 God is gone up with a merry 3 Though the waters thereof noise, and the Lord with the rage and swell, and though the sound of the trump. mountains shake at the tempest 6 O sing praises, sing praises of the same.
unto our God; O sing praises 4 The rivers of the flood thereof sing praises unto our King. shall make glad the city of God; 7 For God is the King of all the holy place of the tabernacle the earth: sing ye praises with of the most Highest.
understanding. 5 God is in the midst of her,
8 God reigneth over the hea. therefore shall she not be remove then ; God sitteth upon his holy ed; God shall help her, and that seat. right early.
9 The princes of the peoplo 6 The heathen make much ado, are joined unto the people of the and the kingdoms are moved; but God of Abraham; for God, which God hath showed his voice, and is very high exalted, doth defend the earth shall melt away. the earth as it were with a shielu. 7 The Lord of hosts is with us ;
Psalm 48. Magnus Dominus. The God of Jacob is our refuge.. GREAT is the Lord, and highly S O come hither, and behoid
to be praised in the city of The works of the Lord, what de-lour God, even upon his holy bill. struction he hath brought upon 2 The hill of Sion is a fair place, he earth.
and the joy of the whole earth; 9 He maketh wars to cease in upon the north side lieth the city all the world; he breaketh the of the great King: God is well bow, and knappeth the spear in known in her palaces as a sure sunder, and burneth the chariots refuge. in the fire.
3 For lo, the kings of the earth 10 Be still then, and know that are gathered, and gone by together. lam God: I will be exalted among
4 They marvelled to see such the heathen, and I will be exalted things; they were astonished, and in the earth.
suddenly cast down. 11 The Lord of hosts is with us; 5 Fear came there upon them, the God of Jacob is our refuge. (and sorrow, as upon a womar in
EVENING PRAYER. her travail. Psalm 47. Omnes gentes, plaudite. 6 Thou shalt break the ships of
Clap your hands together, all the sea through the east wind.
ye people: O sing unto God 7 Like as we have heard, so with the voice of melody. have we seen in the city of the
2 For the Lord is high, and to Lord of hosts, in the city of our be feared; hy is the great King God; God upholdeth the same ap' A all the earth
8 We wait for thy loving-kind- also die and perish together, as ness, O God, in the midst of thy well as the ignorant and foolish, temple.
and leave their riches for other. 9 o God, according to thyl. 11 And yet they think that their name, so is thy praise unto the houses shall continue for ever, world's end ; thy right hand is and that their dwelling places full of righteousness.
Ishall endure from one generation 10 Let the pionat Sion rejoice, to another; and call the lands and the daughter of Judah be after their own names. glad, because of thy judgments. 12 Nevertheless, man will not
11 Walk about Sion, and go abide in honour, seeing he may round about her; and tell the be compared unto the beasts that towers thereof.
perish ; this is the way of them. 12 Mark well her bulwarks, 13 This is their foolishness, and set up her houses, that ye may their posterity praise their saying. tell them that come after.
14 They lie in the hell like 16 For this God is our God for sheep; death gnaweth upon them, ever and ever: He shall be our and the righteous shall have do guide unto death.
minion over them inthe morning Psalm 19. Audite hæc, omnes.
their beauty shall consiime in the Hear ye this, all ye people : sepulchre out of their dwelling.
ponder it with your ears, all 15 But God hath delivered my ye tirat dwell in the world; soul from the place of hell: for
2 High and low, rich and poor, he shall receive me. one with another.
16 Be not thou afraid, though 3 My mouth shall speak of wis-lone be inade rich, or if the glory dom, and my heart shall muse or of his house be increased; understanding
17 For he shall carry nothing 4 l will incline mine 'ear to away with him when he dieth, the parable, and show my dark neither shall liis pomp follow speech upon the harp.
him. 5 Wherefore should I fear in 18 For while he lived, he countthe days of wickedness, and when ed himself an happy man; and su the wickedness of my heels com- long as thou doest well unto thy passeth me round about? self, men will speak good of thce.
6 There be some that put their 19 He shall follow the genera trust in their goods, and boast tion of his fathers, and shall never themselves in the inultitude of see light. their riches;
20 Man being in honour bath 7 But no man may deliver his no understanding, but is comparbrother, nor make agreement un- ed unto the beast that perish. to God for him : 8 For it cost more to redeem
The tenth Day. Jei: souls ; so lbat he must let
MORNING PRAYER. ha clone for ever;
Psalm 50. Deus deorum. Tea, though he live long, and 'The Lord, even the most see ft the grave
mighty God, bath spoken, i Pur he seeth that wise mer called tbe world, from the
rising up of the sun un:o the go (Gou, why dost thou preach iny ing down thereof.
laws, and takest my covenant in 2 Out of Sion hath God ap- thy mouth; peared in perfect beauty.
17 Whereas thou hatest to be 3 Our God shall come, and shall reformed, and last cast iny words not keep silence; there shall go behind thee? before him a consuming fire, and 18 When thou sawest a thief a nighty tempest shall be stirred thou consentedst unto him; and up round about him.
hast been partaker with the adul4 He shall call the heaven from terers. above, and the earth, that he 19 Thou hast let thy mouth may judge his people.
speak wickedness, and with thy 5 Gather my saints together tongue thou hast set forth deceit. unto me; those that have made a 20 Thou sattest and spakest covenant with me with sacrifice. against thy brother; yea, and hast
6 And the heavens shall declare slandered thine own mother's his righteousness; for God is son. ‘udge Simself
21 These things hast thou done, 7 Hear, O my people, and I and I held my tongue, and thou will speak; I nyself will testify thoughtest wickedly, that I am against thee, o Israel ; for I amleven such a one as thyself: but I God, even thy God.
will reprove thee, and set before 8 I will not reprove thee be-thee the things that thou hast cause of thy sacrifices, or for thy done. burnt-otfering; because they were 22 0 consider this, ye that fornot alway before me.
get God, lest I pluck you away, 9 I will take no bullock out of and there be none to deliver you. thine house, nor he-goai oul of 23 Whoso offereth me thanks thy folds ;
and praise, he honoureth me 10 For all the beasts of the and to him ihat orderelh his conforests are mine, and so are the versation right, will I show the cattle upon a thousand hills. salvation of God;
11 I know all the fowls upon Psalm. 51. Miserere mci, Deus. the mountains, and the wild beasts HAVE mercy upon me, O God, of the field are in my sight.
after thy great goodness ac12 If I be hungry, I will not|cording to the multitude of thy tell thee; for the whole world is mercies do away iine offences mine, and all that is therein. 2 Wash me thoroughly from
13 Thinkest thou that I would my wickedness; and cleanse me eat bull's flesh, and drink the from my sin; blood of goats?
3 For I acknowledge my faults, 14 Offer unto God thanksgiv- and my sin is ever before me. ing, and pay thy vows unto the 4 Against thee only have I sin. Most Highest,
ned, and done this evil in thy 15 And call upon me in the sight, that thou mightest be jus. time of trouble ; so will I leartiñed in thy saying, and clear thee, and thou shalt praise me. when thou art judged.
18 But unto the ungodly said 5 Behold, I was sbapen is wiols