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8 So will I always sing praises and robbery; give not yourunto thy name, that I may daily selves unto vanity : if riches perform my vows.

increase, set not your heart

11 GOD spake once, and THE TWELFTH DAY.

twice I have also heard the

same, that power belongeth PSALM 62. Nonne Deo ?

unto God; MY soul truly waiteth still 12 And that thou, LORD, art upon God; for of him cometh merciful ; for thou rewardest my salvation.

every man according to his 2 He verily is my strength work. and my salvation; he is my defence, so that I shall not

PSALM 63. Deus, Deus meus. greatly fall.

O GOD, thou art my God; 3 How long will ye imagine early will I seek thee. mischief against every man ? 2 My soul thirsteth for thee; Ye shall be slain all the sort of my flesh also longeth after thee, you; yea, as a tottering wall in a barren and dry land where shall ye be, and like a broken no water is. hedge.

3 Thus have I looked for 4 Their device is only how thee in holiness, that I might to put him out whom God will behold thy power and glory; exalt; their delight is in lies; 4 For thy loving kindness is they give good words with their better than the life itself: my mouth, but curse with their lips shall praise thee. heart.

5 As long as I live will I 5 Nevertheless, my soul wait magnify thee in this manner, thou still upon God; for my and lift up my hands in thy hope is in him.

6 He truly is my strength, 6 My soul shall be satisfied, and my salvation; he is my even as it were with marrow defence, so that I shall not and fatness, when my mouth fall.

praiseth thee with joyful lips. 7 In God is my health and og Have I not remembered my glory, the rock of my might; thee in my bed, and thought and in God is my trust.


thee when I was waking ? 8 O put your trust in him 8 Because thou hast been alway, ye people ; pour out my helper ; therefore under your hearts before him ; for the shadow of thy wings will I GOD our hope.

rejoice. 9 As for the children of 9 My soul hangeth upon men, they are but vanity; the thee; thy right hand hath upchildren of men are deceitful holden me. upon the weights ; they are 10 These also that seek the altogether lighter than vanity hurt of my soul, they shall go itself.

under the earth. 10 0 trust not in wrong|

11 Let them fall upon the


edge of the sword, that they

EVENING PRAYER. may be a portion for foxes.


Te decet hymnus. 12 But the King shall rejoice in God; all they also that swear THOU, O God, art praised by him shall be commended; for in Sion; and unto thee shall the mouth of them that speak the vow be performed in Jerulies shall be stopped.


2 Thou that hearest the Psalm 64. Exaudi, Deus.

prayer, unto thee shall all flesh HEAR my voice, O God, in come. my prayer ; preserve my life 3 My misdeeds prevail from fear of the enemy. against me: O be thou merciful

2 Hide me from the gathering unto our sins. together of the froward, and 4 Blessed is the man whom from the insurrection of wicked thou choosest, and receivest doers ;

unto thee: he shall dwell in thy 3 Who have whet their court, and shall be satisfied with tongue like a sword, and shoot the pleasures of thy house, even out their arrows, even bitter of thy holy temple. words,

5 Thou shalt show us wonder4 That they may privily shoot ful things in thy righteousness, at him that is perfect: suddenly O God of our salvation ; thou do they hit him, and fear not. that art the hope of all the ends

5 They encourage them- of the earth, and of them that selves in mischief, and com- remain in the broad sea. mune among themselves, how 6 Who in his strength setthey may lay snares; and say, teth fast the mountains, and is that no man shall see them. girded about with power.

6 They imagine wickedness, 7 Who stilleth the raging of and practise it; that they keep the sea, and the noise of his secret among themselves, every waves, and the madness of the man in the deep of his heart. people.

9 But God shall suddenly 8 They also that dwell in shoot at them with swift the uttermost parts of the earth arrow, that they shall be shall be afraid at thy tokens, wounded.

thou that makest the out-goings 8 Yea, their own tongues of the morning and evening to shall make them fall; insomuch praise thee. that whoso seeth them, shall 9 Thou visitest the earth, and laugh them to scorn.

blessest it; thou makest it very 9 And all men that see it plenteous. shall say,

This hath God done; 10 The river of God is full for they shall perceive that it is of water : thou preparest their his work.

corn, for so thou providest for 10 The righteous shall rejoice the earth. in the Lord, and put his trust 11 Thou waterest her furin him; and all they that are rows ; thou sendest rain into true of heart shall be glad. the little valleys thereof; thou


makest it soft with the drops proved us; thou also hast tried of rain, and blessest the increase us, like as silver is tried. of it.

10 Thou broughtest us into 12 Thou crownest the year the snare; and laidst trouble with thy goodness, and thy upon our loins. clouds drop fatness.

11 Thou sufferedst men to 13 They shall drop upon the ride over our heads; we went dwellings of the wilderness, through fire and water, and and the little hills shall rejoice thou broughtest us out into a on every side.

wealthy place. 14 The folds shall be full of 12 I will go into thine house sheep; the valleys also shall with burnt-offerings ; and will stand so thick with corn, that pay thee my vows, which I they shall laugh and sing. promised with my lips, and

spake with my mouth, when I PSALM 66, Jubilate Deo.

was in trouble, O BE joyful in God, all ye 13 I will offer unto thee fat lands ; sing praises unto the burnt-sacrifices, with the inhonour of his name; make his cense of rams ; I will offer praise to be glorious.

bullocks and goats. 2 Say unto God, 0 how 14 O come hither, and hearkwonderful art thou in thy works; en, all ye that fear God; and I through the greatness of thy will tell you what he hath done power shall thine enemies be for my soul. found liars unto thee.

15 I called unto him with my 3 For all the world shall mouth, and gave him praises worship thee, sing of thee, and with my tongue. praise thy name,

16 If I incline unto wicked4 O come hither, and behold ness with mine heart, the LORD the works of God; how wonder- will not hear me. ful he is in his doing towards 17 But God hath heard me, the children of men !

and considered the voice of my 5 He turned the sea into dry prayer. land, so thạt they went through 18 Praised be God, who hath the water on foot; there did not cast out my prayer, nor we rejoice thereof.

turned his mercy from me. 6 Åe ruleth with his power

Psalm 67. Deus misereatur. for ever; his eyes behold the people; and such as will not GOD be merciful unto us, believe, shall not be able to and bless us, and show us the exalt themselves.

light of his countenance, and be 70 praise our God, ye peo- merciful unto us; ple, and make the voice of his 2 That thy way may be praise to be heard ;

known upon earth, thy saving 8 Who holdeth our soul in health among all nations. life; and suffereth not our feet 3 Let the people praise thee, to slip

O God; yea, let all the people 9 For thou, O GOD, hast praise thee.

for the poor.


40 let the nations rejoice and 7 O God, when thou wentest be glad ; for thou shalt judge forth before the people; when the folk righteously, and govern thou wentest through the wil. the nations upon earth.

derness ; 5 Let the people praise thee, 8 The earth shook, and the O God; yea, let all the people heavens dropped at the presence praise thee.

of God; even as Sinai also was 6 Then shall the earth bring moved at the presence of God, forth her increase ; and God, who is the God of Israel. even our own God, shall give 9 Thou, O God, sentest a us his blessing.

gracious rain upon thine inherit7 God shall bless us; and all ance, and refreshedst it when it the ends of the world shall fear was weary. him.

10 Thy congregation shall dwell therein; for thou, O God,

hast of thy goodness prepared THE THIRTEENTH DAY.

11 The LORD


the word; Psalm 68. Exurgat Deus.

great was the company of the LET GOD arise, and let his preachers. enemies be scattered ; let them 12 Kings with their armies also that hate him flee before did flee, and were discomfited, him.

and they of the household di. 2 Like as the smoke vanish-vided the spoil. eth, so shalt thou drive them 13 Though ye have lain away; and like as wax melteth

among the pots, yet shall ye

be at the fire, so let the ungodly as the wings of a dove that is perish at the presence of God. covered with silver wings, and

3 But let the righteous be her feathers like gold. glad, and rejoice before God; 14 When the Almighty scatlet them also be merry and tered kings for their sake, then joyful.

were they as white as snow in 4 O sing unto God, and sing Salmon. praises unto his name; magnify 15 As the hill of Basan, so is him that rideth upon the hea- God's hill; even an high hill, vens, as it were upon an horse; as the hill of Basan. praise him in his name JAH, 16 Why hop ye so, ye high and rejoice before him. hills? this is God's hill, in the

5 He is a father of the father- which it pleaseth him to dwell; less, and defendeth the cause yea, the LORD will abide in it of the widows; even God in his for ever. holy habitation.

17 The chariots of God are 6 He is the God that maketh twenty thousand, even thoumen to be of one mind in an sands of angels; and the LORD house, and bringeth the pri- is among them as in the holy soners out of captivity ; but place of Sinai. letteth the runagates continue 18 Thou art gone up on high, in scarceness.

thou hast led captivity captive, escape death.

and received gifts for men; yea, Jerusalem ; so shall kings bring even for thine enemies, that the presents unto thee. LORD God might dwell among

30 When the company of them.

the spear-men, and multitude of 19 Praised be the LORD the mighty, are scattered abroad daily, even the God who help- among the beasts of the people, eth us, and poureth his benefits so that they humbly bring pieces upon us,

of silver ; and when he hath 20 He is our God, even the scattered the people that de God of whom cometh salvation: light in war; God is the LORD, by whom we 31 Then shall the princes

come out of Egypt; the Mori21 God shall wound the head ans' land shall soon stretch out of his enemies, and the hairy her hands unto God, scalp of such a one as goeth on 32 Sing unto God, Oye still in his wickedness.

kingdoms of the earth; O sing 22 The Lord hath said, I praises unto the LORD, will bring my people again, as I 33 Who sitteth in the heavens did from Basan, mine own will over all, from the beginning : I bring again, as I did sometime Lo, he doth send out his voice; from the deep of the sea.


and that a mighty voice. 23 That thy foot may be 34 Ascribe ye the power to dipped in the blood of thine God over Israel ; his worship enemies, and that the tongue and strength is in the clouds. of thy dogs may be red through 35 O God, wonderful art the same.

thou in thy holy places: even 24 It is well seen, O Gon, the God of Israel, he will give how thou goest; how thou, my strength and power unto his God and King, goest in the people. Blessed be God. sanctuary.

25 The singers go before, the minstrels follow after, in the

Psalm 69. Salvum me fac. midst are the damsels playing SAVE me, O God; for the with the timbrels.

waters are come in even unto 26 Give thanks, O Israel, my soul. unto God the Lord, in the 2 I stick fast in the deep congregations, from the ground mire, where no ground is; I of the heart.

am come into deep waters, so 27 There is little Benjamin that the floods run over me. their ruler, and the princes of 3 I am weary of crying, my Juda their council; the princes throat is dry ; my sight faileth of Zebulon, and the princes of me for waiting so long upon my Nephtali.

GOD. 28 Thy God hath sent forth 4 They that hate me without strength for thee; stablish the a cause are more than the hairs thing, o God, that thou hast of my head ; they that are mine wrought in us,

enemies, and would destroy me 29 For thy temple's sake at guiltless, are mighty.


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