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upon Israel.

not be ashamed when they speak] 8 So that they who go by say with their enemies in the gate. not so much as, The Lord pros

Psalm 128. Beacti omnes. per you, we wish you good luck BLESSED are all they that fear in the name of the Lord. the Lord, and walk in his

Psalm 130. De profundis. ways.

OUT of the deep have I called 2 For thou shalt eat the labour unto thee, O Lord; Lord, of thine hands: 0. well is thee, hear my voice. and happy shalt thou be.

2 O let thine ears consider well 3 Thy wife shall be as the fruit- the voice of my complaint. ful vine upon the walls of thine 3 If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme house.

to mark what is done amiss, O 4 Thy children like the olive Lord, who may abide it? branches, round about thy table. 4 Forthere is mercy with thee,

5 Lo, thus shall the man be therefore shalt thou be leared. blessed that feareth the Lord. 5 I look for the Lord ; my soul

6 The Lord from out of Sion doth wait for him; in bis word shall so bless thee, that thou shalt is my trust. see Jerusalem in prosperity all 6 My soul fleeth unto the Lord thy life long;

before the morning-watch. I say, Yea, that thou shalt see thy before the morning-watch. children's children, and peace 7 0' Israel, trust in the Lord;

for with the Lord there is mercy, Psalm 129. Sæpe ecpugnavement.

and with him is plenteous redempMANY a time have they fought tion.

against me from my youth 8 And he shall redeem Israel up, may Israel now say; from all his sins. 2 Yea, many a time have they

Psalm 131. Domine, non est. vexed me from my youth up; but LORD, I am not high-minded; they have not prevailed against

I have no proud looks. me,

2 I do not exercise myself in 3 The plowers plowed upon great matters which are too high my back, and mave long fur- for me; rows;

3 But I refrain my soul, and 4 But the righteous Lord hath keep it low, like as a child that is hewn the snares of the ungodly weaned from his mother : yea. in pieces.

my soul is even as a weaped child. 5 Let them be confounded and 4 O Israel, trust in the Lord, turned backward, as many as from this time forth forevermore, have evil will at Sion.

The twenty-eighih Day. 6 Let them be even as the

MORNING PRAYER. grass growing upon the house

Psalm 132. Memento, Domine. tops, which withered afore it be LORD, remember David, and plucked up;

all his trouble. in Whereof the mower filleth 2 How he sware upto the Lord, not his hand, neither he that and vowed a vow unto the Albindeth up the sheaves his bo-mighty God of Jacob;

3 I will not come within the


tabernacle of mine house, nor ordained a lantern for mine Wimb up into my bed ;

Anointed. 4. I will not suffer mine eyes to 19 As for his enemies, I shall sleep, nor mine eye-lids to slum- clothe them with shame; but ber; neither the temples of my upon bimself shall his crown head to take any rest;

Alonrish. 5 Until I find out a place for Psalm 133. Ecce, quam bonum. the temple of the Lord ; an habi- BEHOLD, how good and joyful tation for the mighty God of Ja a thing it is, brethren, to dwell cob.

together in unity 6 Lo, we heard of the same at 2 It is like the precious ointEpbrata, and found it in the wood. ment upon the head, that ran

7 We will go into his taberna- down unto the beard, even unto cle, and fall low on our knees be-Saron's beard, and went down fore his footstool.

to the skirts of his clothing. 8 Arise, O Lord, into thy rest 3 Like as the dew of Hermon, ing-place; thou, and the ark of which feil upon the hill of Sion. thy strength.

4 For there the Lord promised 9 Let thy priests be clothed his blessing, and life for evermore. with righteousness; and let thy Psalm 134

Evec nunc. saints sing with joyfulness. BEHOLD now, praise the Lord,

10 For thy servant David's all ye servants of the Lord. sake, turn not away the presence 2 Ye that by night stand in the of thine Anointed.

house of the Lord, even in the 11 The Lord hath made . faith-courts of the house of our God. ful oath unto David, and he shall 3 Lift up your hands in the not shrink from it;

sanctuary, and praise the Lord. 12 Of the fruit of thy body shall 4 The Lord, that made heaven I set upon thy seat.

and earth, give thee blessing out 13 i thy children will keep my of Sion. covenant, and my testimonies Psalm 135. L:date Nomen. that I shall learn them; their chil. O Praise the Lord: laud ye the dren also shall sit upon thy seat name of the Lord; praise it, for evermore.

O ye servants of the Lord. 14 For the Lord hath chosen 2 Ye that stand in the house Sion to be an habitation for him- of the Lord, in the courts of the self; he hath longed for her. house of our God,

15 This shall be my rest for 3 O praise the Lord; for the ever: here will I dwell, for I Lord is gracious: O sing praises have a delight therein.

unto his name ; for it is lovely. 16 I will bless her victuals with 4. For why? the Lord hath increase, and will satisfy her poor chosen Jacob unto bimself, and with bread.

Israel for his own possession. 17 I will deck her priests with 5 For I know that the Lord is health, and her saints shall rejoice great, and that our Lord is above and sing.

all gods. 18 There shall I make the horn 6 Whatsoever the Lord pieas. of David to flourish: I haveled, that did he in heaven, and in


earth; in the sea, and in all deep Sion, who dwelleth at Jerusalem. places.

EVENING PRAYER. 7 He bringeth forth the clouds Psalm 136. Confitemini Domino. from the ends of the world, and O Give tbanks unto the Lord; sendeth forth lightnings with the for he is gracious, and his rain, bringing the winds out of mercy endureth for ever. his treasures.

20 give thanks unto the God 8 He smote the first-born of of all gods; for his mercy endurEgypt, both of man and beast.

eth for ever. 9 He hath sent tokens and 3 O thank the Lord of all wonders into the midst of thee, lords; for his mercy endureth Othou land of Egypt; upon Pba- for ever. raoh, and all his servants.

4 Who only doeth great won10 He smote divers nations, ders; for his mercy enduretb for and slew mighty kings;

11 Sehon, king of the Amo. 5 Who by his excellent wis. rites ; and Og, the king of Ba- dom made the heavens; for his san; and all the kingdoms of Ca- mercy endureth for ever. baan;

6 Who laid out the earth above 12 And gave their land to be the waters; for his mercy en. an heritage, even an heritage unto dureth for ever. Israel, his people.

7 Who hath made great lights; 13 Thy name, O Lord, 'en- for his mercy endureth for ever; dyreth for ever; so doth thy me 8 The sun to rule the day; morial, O Lord, from one gene for his mercy endureth for ever; ration to another.

9 The moon and the stars to 14 For the Lord will avenge govern the night ; for his mercy bis people, and be gracious unto endureth for ever. his servants.

10 Who smote Egypt, with 15 As for the images of the their first-born; for his mercy heathen, they are but silver and endureth for ever; gold; the work of men's hands. 11 And brought out Israel from

16 They have mouths, and among them; for his mercy enspeak not; eyes have they, but dureth for ever; they see not.

12 With a mighty hand and 17 They have ears, and yet stretched-out arm; for his mercy they hear not; neither is there endureth for ever. any breath in their mouths. 13 Who divided the Red Sea

18 They that make them are in two parts; for his mercy enlike unto them; and so are all dureth for ever; they that put their trust in them. 14 And made Israel to go

19. Praise the Lord, ye house through the midst of it; for his of Israel ; praise the Lord, ye mercy endureth for ever. house of Aaron.

15 But as for Pharaoh, and 20 Praise the Lord, ye house his host, he overthrew them in of Levi; ye that fear the Lord, the Red Sea; for his mercy enpraise the Lord.

dureth for ever. 31 Praised be the Lord out of 16 Who led his people through

the wilderness; for his mercy. 6 If I do not remember thee, endureth for ever.

llet my tongue cleave to the roof 17 Who smote great kings; of my mouth; yea, if I prefer not for his mercy endureth for ever. Jerusalem in my mirth.

18 Yea, and slew mighty kings; 7 Remember the children of for his mercy endureth for ever ; Edom, O Lord, in the day of Je

19 Sehon, king of the Amo- rusalem ; how they said, Down rites ; for his mercy endureth for with it, down with it, even to the ever;

ground. 20 And Og, the king of Basan; 8 O daughter of Babylon, wastfor his mercy endureth for ever; ed with misery ; yea, happy shall

21 And gave away their land he be that rewardeth thee as thou for an beritage; for his mercy hast served us. endureth for ever;

9 Blessed shall he be that tak22 Even for an heritage unto eth thy children, and throweth Israel, his servant; for his mercy them against the stones. endureth for ever.

Psalm 138, Confitebor tibi. 23 Who remembered us when I will give thanks unto thee, we were in trouble; for his mercy O Lord, with my whole heart; endureth for ever;

even before the gods will I'sing 24 And hath delivered us from praise unto thee. our enemies ; for his mercy en 2 I will worship toward thy dureth for ever.

holy temple, and praise thy name, 25 Who giveth food to all flesh; because of thy loving-kindness for his mercy endureth for ever. and truth; for thou hast magnified

26 O give thanks unto the God thy name and thy word above of heaven; for his mercy endur-all things. eth for ever.

3 When I called upon thee, 27 O give thanks unto the Lord thou heardest me; and enduedst of lords ; for his mercy endureth my soul with much strength. for ever.

4 All the kings of the earth Psalm 137. Super flumina.

shall praise thee, O Lord; for By the waters of Babylon we they have heard the words of thy

sat down and wept, when we mouth. remembered thee, O Sion.

5 Yea, they shall sing in the 2 As for our harps, we hanged ways of the Lord, that great is them up upon the trees that are the glory of the Lord. therein,

6 For though the Lord be high, 3 For they that led us away yet hath he respect unto the lowcaptive, required of us then ally; as for the proud, he beholdsong, and melody in our heavi-leth them afar off. ness: Sing us one of the songs of 7 Though I walk in the midst Sion.

of trouble, yet shalt thou refresh 4 How shall we sing the Lord's me; thou shalt stretch forth thy song in a strange land? hand upon the furiousness of

5 If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, mine enemies, and thy right hand Jet my right hand forget her shall save me. cunning:

8 The Lord shall make good


his loving-kindness toward me; made : marvellous are thy works, yea, thy mercy, O Lord, enduréth and that my soul knoweth right for ever; despise uot then the well. works of thine own bands. 14 My bones are not hid from

thee, thougb I be made secretly, The twenty-ninth Day.

and fashioned beneath in the MORNING PRAYER. Psalm 139. Domine, probasti.

earth. O Lord, thou hast searched me 15 Thine eyes did see my sub

out, and known me; thon stance, yet being imperfect; and knowest my down-sitting, and in thy book were all my memmine up-rising ; thou understand-bers written; est my thoughts long before. 16 Which day by day were fa

2 Thou art about my path, and shioned, when as yet there was about my bed; and spiest out all none of them. my ways.

17 How dear are thy counsels 3 For 10, there is not a word unto me, O God; O bow great is in my tongue, but thou, O Lord, the sum of them! knowest it altogether.

18 If I tell them, they are more 4 Thou hast fashioned me be-in number than the sand; when bind and before, and laid thine I wake up, I am present with thee. hand upon me.

19 Wilt thou not slay the wick5 Such knowledge is too won-ed, O God? Depart from me, yo derful and excellent for me; I blood-thirsty men. cannot attain unto it.

20 For they speak unrighte. 6 Whither shall I go then from ously against thee; and thine ene. thy Spirit, or whither shall I go mies take thy name in vain. then from thy presence ?

21 Do not I hate them, O Lord, 7 If I climb up into heaven, that hate thee? and am not i thou art there ; if I go down to grieved with those that rise up hell, thou art there also. against thee?

8 If I take the wings of the 22 Yea, I hate them right sore; morning, and remain in the utter- even as though they were mine inost parts of the sea;

enemies. 9 Even there also shall thy 23 Try me, O God, and seek the hand lead me, , and thy right hand ground of my heart; prove me, shall hold me.

and examine my thoughts. 10 If I say, peradventure the 24 Look well if there be any darkness shall cover me; then way of wickedness in me; aud shall my night be turned to day. lead me in the way everlast

11 Yea, the darkness is no dark. ing. ness with thee, but the night is Psalm 140. E:-ipe me, Domine. as clear as the day; the darkness DELIVER me, o Lord, from and light to thee are both alike. the evil man; and preserve

12 For my reins are thine; me from the wicked man; thou hast covered me in my mo 2 Who imagine nuischief in ther's womb.

their hearts, and stir up strife all 13 I will give thanks unto thee, the day long. for low fearfully and wonderfullyl 3 They have sharpened their

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