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wrong; but now have I kept thy word.

4 Thou art good and gracious: 3 teach me thy statutes.

5 The proud have imagined a lie against me; but I will keep thy commandments with my whole heart.

6 Their heart is as fat as brawn; but my delight hath been in thy law.

7 It is good for me that I have been in trouble; that I may learn thy statutes.

8 The law of thy mouth is dearer unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

EVENING PRAYER.
Maims turn fecerunt me.

THY hands have made me, and fashioned me: O give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

2 They that fear thee will be

flad when they see me; because have put my trust in thy word.

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

4 O let thy merciful kindness be my comfort according to thy word unto thy servant.

5 O let thy loving mercies come unto me, that I may live; for thy law is my delight.

6 Let the proud be confounded, for they go wickedly about to destroy me; but I will be occupied in thy commandments.

7 Let such as fear thee, and have known thy testimonies, be turned unto me.

8 O let my heart be sound in thy statutes, thatlbe not ashamed.

DefecU animamea.

MY soul hath longed for thy salvation, and I have a good hope because of thy word.

2 Mine eyes long sore for thy word; saying, O when wilt thou comfort me?

3 For I amtacnm* like abot

forget thy statutes.

4 How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou be avenged of them that persecute me?

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

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

7 They had almost made an end of me upon earth; but I for- sook not thy commandments.

8 O quicken me after thy lov ing-kindness: and so shall I keep the testimonies of thy mouth.

In ceternum, Domine.

OLORD, thy word endureth for ever in heaven.

2 Thy truth also remaineth from one generation to another; thou hast laid the foundation of the earth, and it abideth.

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

4 If my delight had not been in thy law, I should have perished in mv trouble.

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

6 I am thine: O save me, for I have sought thy commandment.-,

7 The ungodly laid wait forme, to destroy me; but I will consider thy testimonies.

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

Qpomodo dilcxi.'

LORD, what love have I unto thy law! all the day long is my study in it.

2 Thou, through thy commandments, hast made me wiser than mine enemies; for they me ever with me.

3 I have more understanding than my teachers; for thy testimonies are my study.

4 I am wiser than the a ged; because I keepthy commandment^

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5I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I may keep thy word.

6 I have not shrunk from thy judgments ; for thou teachest me.

7 O how sweet are thy words untomythroat; yea,sweeter than honey unto my mouth!

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

The txentu-sixth Dag.

MORNING PRAYER.

Lucerm pedibus meis.

THY word is a lantern unto my feet, and alight unto my paths.

2I have sworn, and am steadfastly purposed, to keep thy righteous judgments.

3I am troubled above measure: luickcn me,0 Lord,according to key word.

4 Let the free-will-offerings of nv mi mill please thee, O Lord; And teach me thy judgments.

0 Mvsoulisalwayinmyhand; et do'I not forget thy law.

6 The ungodly have laid a snare for me; but yet I swerved ot from thy commandments.

7 Thy testimonies have I claimd as mine heritage for ever; and hy ? they are the very joy of my 'art.

8 I have applied my heart to MI thy statutes alway, even 'to the end.

Inirjuos odio habui. HATE them that imagine evil things; but thy law do I love. 2 Thou art my defence and icjd; and my trust is in thy 'rd.

i Away from me, ye wicked; I ll keep the commandments of ■ God.

1 O stablish me according to - word, that I may live; and let not be disappointed of my je.

. Hold thou me up, and I shall safe j yea, my delight shall be x in thy statutes.

6 Thou hast trodden down all them that depart from thy statutes; for they imagine but deceit.

7 Thou puttestaway all the ungodly of the earth like dross; therefore I love thy testimonies.

8 My flesh trembfeth for fear of thee; and lam afraid of thy j udgments.

Feci judicium.

IDEAL with the thing that is lawful and right; O give me not over unto mine oppressors.

2 Make thou thy servant to delight in that which is good, that the proud do me no wrong.

3 Mine eyes are wasted away with looking for thy health, and for the word of thy righteousness.

4 0 deal with thy servant according unto thy loving mercy, and teach me thy statutes.

5 I am thy servant; O grant me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.

6 It is time for thee, Lord, to lay to thine hand; for they have destroyed thy law.

7 Foil love thy commandments above gold and precious stones.

8 Therefore hold I straight all thy commandments; and all false ways I utterly abhor.

Mirabilia.

THY testimonies are wonderful; therefore doth my soul keep them.

2 When thy word goeth forth, it giveth light and understanding unto the simple.

3 I opened my mouth, and drew in my breath; for my delight was in thy commandments.

4 O look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thouusest to do unto those that love thy name.

5 Order my steps in thy word; and so shall no wickedness have dominion over me.

6 O deliver me from the wrongful dealings of men; and so shall I keep thy commandments. 1 7 Show the lightof thy count*nance upon thy servant, and teach me thy statutes.

8 Mine eyes gush out with water, because men keep not thy law. Jmtus est Domine.

RIGHTEOUSartthou,OLord; and true is thy judgment.

2 Thetestimoniesthatthouhast commanded are exceeding righteous and true.

3 My zeal hath even consumed me; because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.

4 Thy word is tried to the uttermost, and thy servant loveth it.

5 I am small and of no reputation ; yet do I not forget thy commandments.

6 Thy righteousness is an ever lasting n g righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

7 Trouble and heaviness have taken hold upon me; yet is my delight in thy commandments.

8 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: O grant me understanding,andlshalllive.

EVENING PRAYER.
Clxmavi in toto eorde men.

I CALL with my whole heart; hear me, O Lord, I will keep thy statutes.

2 Yea, even unto thee do I call; help me, and I shall keep thy testimonies.

3 Early in the morning do I cry unto thee; for in thy word is my trust.

4 Mine eyes prevent the night watches; that I might be occupied in thy words.

5 Hear my voice, O Lord, according unto thy loving-kindness; quicken me according as thou art wont.

6 They draw nigh that of malice persecute me, and are far from thy law.

7 Be thou nigh at hand, O Lord; for all thy commandments are true.

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Vide lumiltiatem.

O CONSIDER mine adversity, and deliver me, for I do uul forget thy law.

2 Avenge thou my cause, and deliver me; quicken me according to thy word.

3 Health is far from the ungodly; for they regard not thy statutes.

4 Great is thy mercy, O Lord; quicken me as thou art wont.

5 Many there are that trouble me, and persecute me; yet do I not swerve from thy testimonies.

6Itgrieveth me when I see the transgressors; because they keep not thy law.

7 Consider, O Lord, howl love thy commandments; O quicken me according to thy loving-kindness.

8 Thy word is true from everlasting; all the judgments of thy righteousness endure for evermore.

Privrives persecuti sunt.

PRINCES have persecuted me without a cause; but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

2 I am as glad of thy word, as one that findeth great spoils.

3 As for lies, I hate and abhor them; but thy law do I love.

4 Seven times a-day do I praise thee; because of thy righteous judgments.

5 Great is the peace that thel have who love thy law; and they are not offended at it.

6 Lord, I have looked for thy saving health, and done after thy commandments.

7 My soul hath kept thy testimonies, and loved them exceedingly.

8 I have kept thy commandments and testimonies; for all my ways are before thee.

Ajvpropinquet deprtcatio.

LET my complaint come before thee, O Lord; give me under

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before thee; deliver me according to thy word.

3 My lips shall speak of thy praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes . ,

4 Yea, my tongue shall sing ot thy word; for all thy commandments are righteous.

5 Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy commandments.

6 I have longed for thy saving health, O Lord; and in thy law is my delight.

7 O let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and thy judgments shall help me.

8 I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost; O seek thy ser vant, for I do not forget thy com mandments.

The twenty-seventh Day.

MORNING PRAYER.

Psalm 130. Ad Dominant.

WHEN I wasintrouble,Icall ed upon the Lord, and he heard me.

2 Deliver my soul,OLord,from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

3 What reward shall be given or done unto thee, thou false tongue? even mighty and sharp arrows, with hot burning coals.

4 Woe is me, that I am con strained to dwell with Mesech, and to have my habitation among the tents of Kedar.

5 Mv soul hath long dwelt among them that are enemies un to peace .

6 I labourfor peace; but when I speak unto them thereof, they make them ready to battle. 'Psalm 121. LeKari oculos meos.

1WII.L lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.

2 My help cometh even from the Lord, who hath made heaven and earth.

3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; and he that keepeth thee will not sleep.

4 Behold,he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

5 The Lord himself is thy keeper; the Lord is thy defence upon thy right hand;

6 So that the sun shall not born thee by day, neither the moon by night.

7 The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil; yea, it is even he that shall keep thy soul.

8 The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in, from this time forth for evermore.

Psalm 122. Lcetatus sum.

I WAS glad when they said unto me, We will go into the house of the Lord.

2 Our feet shall stand in thy gates, O Jerusalem.

3 Jerusalem is built as a city that is at unity in itself.

4 For thither the tribes go up, even the tribes of the Lord, to testify unto Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the Lord.

5 For there is the seat of judgment, even the seat of the house of David.

6 O pray for the peace of Jeru salem; they shall prosper that love thee.

7 Peace be within thy walls,and plenteousness within thy palaces.

8 For my brethren and companions'sakes, I will wish thee pros

9 Yea, because of the house of the Lord our God, I will seek to do thee good. Psalm 123. Ad ttlaavi oculos meos.

UNTO thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.

2 Behold, even as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress, even so our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until he have mercy upon us.

3 Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy upon us; for we are utterly despised.

40ur soul Is filled with the scorn' fill reproof of the wealthy ,andwith the despitefulnessofthe proud.

Psalm 124. Nisi quia Dominus.

IF the Lord himself had not been on our side, now may Israel say; if the Lord himself had not been on our side, when men rose up against us;

2 They had swallowed us up quick; when they were so wrathfully displeased at us.

3 Yea, the waters had drowned us, and the stream had gone over our soul.

4 The deep waters of the proud Jiad gone even over our soul.

5 But praised be the Lord, who hath not given us over for a prey unto their teeth.

6 Our soul is escaped even as a bird out of the snare of the fowler; the snare is broken, and we are delivered.

7 Our help standeth In the nameof the Lord, who hath made heaven and earth.

Psalm 125. Qiei amfidunt.

THEY that put their trust in the Lord shall be even as the mount Sion, which may not be removed, but standeth fast for ever.

2 The hills stand about Jerusalem; even so standeth the Lord round about his people, from this time forth for evermore.

3 For the rod of the ungodly cometh not into the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put their hand unto wickedness.

4 Do well, O Lord, unto those that are good and true of heart.

5 As for such as turn back unto their own wickedness, the Lord shall lead them forth with the evil doers; but peace shall be upon

EVENING PRAYER.
Psalm 126. In eonvertendo.

WHEN the Lord turned again
the captivity of Sion, then
were we like unto them that
dream.
3 Then was our mouth filled

with laughter, and our tong with joy.

3 Then said they among heathen, the Lord hathdouegn things for them.

4 Yea, the Lord hath done j, things for us already; whir we rejoice.

5 Turn our captivity, 0 Lfj as the rivers in the south.

6 They that sow in tears, si reap in joy. F

7 He that now goeth onl way weeping, and beareth fa good seed, shall doubtless ci, again with joy, and bring ] sheaves with him.

Psalm 127. Nisi Drrminus\

EXCEPT the Lord bwiid house, their labour is hut | that build it.

2 Except the Lord keeplhe c the watchmen wakethb'rtin vl

3 It is but lost labour that! haste to rise up early, and! late take rest, and eat the bra of carefulness; for so he give his beloved sleep.

4 Lo, children and the fruit the womb, are an heritage i gift that cometh of the Lord.

5 Like as the arrows in hand of the giant, even so are t young children.

6 Happy is the man that ha]

his quiver full of them; they shl

not be ashamed when they spei

with their enemies in the'gate.]

Psalm 128. Beati omnes. [

BLESSED are all thev tha fear the Lord, and walk I his ways.

2 For thou shalt eat the Iain of thine hands: O well is tlier and happy shalt thou be.

3 Thy wife shall be as the f ruil-| ful vine upon the walls of thim house.

4 Thy children like the olive' branches, round about thy tablf. I

5 Lo, thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lord.

6 The Lord from out of Sion shall so bless thee, that thou shall

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