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Psalm xlvi. Perus noster reflect wherefore God, even thy God G.SI


children of men; full of grace glorious within; her clothing is are thy lips, because God hath of wrought gold. blessed thee for ever.

15 She shall be brought unto 4 Gird thee with thy sword the King in raiment of needleupon thy thigh, O thou most work; the virgins that be her mighty, according to thy wor- fellows shall bear her company, ship and renown.

and shall be brought unto thee. 5. Good luck have thou with 16 With joy and gladness thine honour: ride on, because shall they be brought, and shall of the word of truth, of meek- enter into the King's palace. ness and righteousness, and thy 17 Instead of thy fathers thou right hand shall teach thee ter- shall have children, whom thou rible things.

mayest make princes in all 6 Thy arrows are very sharp, lands. and the people shall be subdu- 18 I will remember thy name ed unto thee, even in the midst from one generation to another; among the King's enemies. therefore shall the people give

7 Thy seat, O God, endur- thanks unto thee, world with eth for ever; the sceptre of thy out end. kingdom is a right sceptre.

8 Thou hast loved righte: Psalm xlvi. Deus noster ousness, and hated iniquity;

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strength, a very present oil of gładness above thy fel. help in trouble.

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2 Therefore will we not fear, 19 All thy garments smell of though the earth be' moved, and myrrh, aloes, and cassia; out though the hills 'be carried into of the ivory palaces, whereby the midst of the sea. they have made thee glad. 3 Though the waters thereof

io King's daughters were rage and swell, and though the among thy honourable

women; mountains shake at the tempest upon thy right hand did stand of the same. the queen in a vesture of gold, 4. The rivers of the food wrought about with divers co- thereof shall make glad the city lours.

of God: the holy place of the.. 11 Hearken, O daughter, and tabernacle of the most Highest. consider; incline thine ear; 5 God is in the midst of her, forget also thine own people, therefore shall she not be reand thy father's house.

moved; God shall help her, 12 So shall the King have and that right early. pleasure in thy beauty; for he 6. The heathen make much is thy Lord God, and worship 'ado, and the kingdoms are movthou him.

ed; but God hath showed his . 13 And the daughter of Tyre voice, and the earth shall melt shall be there with a gift ; like away. as the rich also among the peo- 7 The Lord of hosts is with ple shall make their supplication us; the God of Jacob is our before thee.

refuge. : , ; 14 The King's daughter is all & O come hither, and behold

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the works of the Lord, what Psalm xlviii. Magnus Dodestruction he hath brought up.

minus. on the earth.

REAT is , 9 He maketh wars to cease in all the world; he breaketh city of our God, even upon his the bow, and knappeth the spear holy hill. in sunder, and burneth the cha- 2 The hill of Sion is a fair riots in the fire.

place, and the joy of the whole 10 Be still then, and know earth; upon the north side lieth that I am God: I will be exalt- the city of the great King: God ed among the heathen, and I is well known in her palaces as will be exalted in the earth. a sure refuge.

11 The Lord of hosts is with 3 For lo, the kings of the us; the God of Jacob is our earth are gathered, and gone by refuge.


4 They marvelled to see such EVENING PRAYER. things; they were astonished Psalm xlvii. Omnes gentes,

and suddenly cast down.

5 Fear came there upon them; plaudite.

and sorrow, as upon a woman Clap your hands together, in her travail.

all ye people: O sing unto 6 Thou shalt break the ships God with the voice of melody of the sea through the east

2 For the Lord is high, and wind. to be feared; he is the great 7 Like as we have heard, so King upon all the earth. have we seen in the city of the

3 He shall subdue the people Lord of hosts, in the city of our under us, and the nations under God; God upholdeth the same

for ever. 4 He shall choose out an he. 8 We wait for thy loving. ritage for us, even the worship kindness, O God, in the midst of Jacob, whom he loved. of thy temple.

5 God is gone up with a 90 God, according to thy merry noise, and the Lord with name, so is thy praise unto the the sound of the trump. world's end; thy right hand is

6 O sing praises, sing praises full of righteousness. unto our God; O sing praises, 10 Let the mount Sion res sing praises unto our King. joice, and the daughter of Judah

7 For God is the King of all be glad, because of thy judgthe earth : sing ye praises with ments. understanding.

11 Walk about Sion, and go 8 God reigneth over the hea. round about her; and tell the then; God sitteth upon his holy towers thereof. seat.

12 Mark well her bulwarks, 9 The princes of the people set up her houses, that ye may are joined unto the people of tell them that come after. the God of Abraham; for God, 13 For this God is our God which is very high exalted, doth for ever and ever: He shall be defend the earth as it were with our guide unto death. a shield.

our feet.


Psalm xlix. Audite hæc, omnes. sheep; death gnaweth upon O

Hear ye this, all ye peo- them, and the righteous shall

ple; ponder it with your have dominion over them in ears, all ye that dwell in the the morning: their beauty shall world;

consume in the sepulchre out 2 High and low, rich and of their dwelling: poor, one with another.

15 But God hath delivered 3 My mouth shall speak of my soul from the place of hell : wisdom, and my heart shall for he shall receive me. muse of understanding.

16 Be not thou afraid, though 4 I will incline mine ear to one be made rich, or if the glory the parable, and show my dark of his house be increased; speech upon the harp.

17 For he shall carry nothing 5 Wherefore should I fear in away with him when he dieth, the days of wickedness, and neither shall his pomp follow when the wickedness of my him. hcels compasseth me round 18 For while he lived, he about?

counted himself an happy man; 6 There be some that put and so long as thou dost well their trust in their goods, and unto thyself, men will speak boast themselves in the multi- good of thee. tude of their riches;

19 He shall follow the gene7 But no man may deliver ration of his fathers, and shall his brother, nor make agree. never see light. ment unto God for him:

20 Man being in honour hath 8 For it cost more to redeem no understanding, but is comtheir souls; so that he must let pared unto the beasts that pethat alone for ever;

rish, 9 Yea, though he live long, and see not the grave.

The tenth Day. 10 For he seeth that wise men also die and perish toge MORNING PRAYER. ther, as well as the ignorant and

Psalm 1. Deus deorum. foolish, and leave their riches for other.

mighty God, hath spoken, their houses shall continue for and called the world, from the ever, and that their dwelling rising up of the sun unto th places shall endure from one going down thereof. generation to another; and call 2 Out of Sion hath God

apthe lands after their own names. peared in perfect beauty.

12 Nevertheless, man will 3 Our God shall come, and not abide in honour, seeing he shall not keep silence; there may be compared unto the shall go before him a consuming beasts that perish; this is the fire, and a mighty tempest shall way of them.

be stirred up round about him. 13 This is their foolishness, 4 He shall call the heaven and their posterity praise their from above, and the earth, that saying.

he may judge his people. 14 They lie in the hell like 5 Gather my saints together

11 And yet they think that THE Lord, even the most

unto me; those that have made 20 Thou sattest and spakest a covenant with me with sacri. against thy brother; yea, and fice.

hast slandered thine own mo6 And the heavens shall de. ther's son. clare his righteousness; for God 21 These things hast thou is judge himself.

done, and I held my tongue, 7 Hear, O my people, and I and thou thoughtest wickedly, will speak; I myself will testify that I am even such a one as against thee, O. İsrael ; for I am thyself; but I will reprove thee, God, even thy God.

and set before thee the things 8 I will not reprove thee be- that thou hast done. cause of thy sacrifices, or for 22 O consider this, ye that thy burnt-offerings; because forget God, lest I pluck you they were not alway before me. away, and there be none to de

9 I will take no bullock out liver you. of thine house, nor he-goat out

23 Whoso offereth me thanks of thy folds;

and praise, he honoureth me; 10 For all the beasts of the and to him that ordereth his forest are mine, and so are the conversation right, will I show cattle upon a thousand hills. the salvation of God.

11 I know all the fowls upon the mountains, and the wild Psalm li. Miserere mei, Deus. beasts of the field are in my sight.

AVE mercy upon me, O 12 If I be hungry, I will not God, after thy great good. tell thee; for the whole world ness; according to the multiis mine, and all that is therein. tude of thy mercies do away

13 Thinkest thou that I will mine offences. eat bull's flesh, and drink the 2 Wash me thoroughly from blood of goats?

my wickedness, and cleanse me 14 Offer unto God thanks. from my sin; giving, and pay thy vows unto

3 For I acknowledge my the most Highest,

faults, and my sin is ever before 15 And call upon me in the me. time of trouble ; so will I hear 4. Against thee only have I thee, and thou shalt praise me. sinned, and done this evil in

16 But unto the ungodly said thy sight, that thou mightest be God, Why dost thou preach justified in thy saying, and clear my laws, and takest my cove. when thou art judged. nant in thy mouth;

5 Behold I was shapen in 17 Whereas thou hatest to wickedness, and in sin hath my be reformed, and hast cast my mother conceived me. words behind thee?

6 But lo, thou requirest truth 18 When thou sawest a thief, in the inward parts, and shalt thou consentedst unto him; make me to understand wisdom and hast been partaker with the secretly. adulterers.

7 Thou shalt purge me with 19 Thou hast let thy mouth hyssop, and I shall be clean ; speak wickedness, and with thy thou shalt wash me, and I shall tongue thou hast set forth deceit. be whiter than snow,

8 Thou shalt make me hear 2 Whereas the goodness of of joy and gladness, that the God endureth yet daily. bones which thou hast broken 3 Thy tongue imagineth may rejoice.

wickedness, and with lies thou 9 Turn thy face from my sins, cuttest like a sharp razor. and put out all my misdeeds. 4 Thou hast loved unrighte

10 Make me a clean heart, ousness more than goodness, O God, and renew a right spi- and to talk of lies more than rit within me.

righteousness. 11 Cast me not away from 5 Thou hast loved to speak thy presence, and take not thy all words that may do hurt, O Holy Spirit from me.

thou false tongue. 12 O give me the comfort of 6 Therefore shall God dethy help again, and stablish me stroy thee for ever; he shall with thy free Spirit.

take thee, and pluck thee out of 13 Then shall I teach thy thy dwelling, and root thee out ways unto the wicked, and sin. of the land of the living. ners shall be converted unto 7 The righteous also shall thee.

see this, and fear, and shall 14 Deliver me from blood. laugh him to scorn: guiltiness, O God, thou that art 8 Lo, this is the man that the God of my health; and my took not God for his strength; tongue shall sing of thy righte. but trusted unto the multitude ousness.

of his riches, and strengthened 15 Thou shalt open my lips, himself in his wickedness. O Lord, and my mouth shall 9 As for me, I am like a show thy praise.

green olive-tree in the house of 16 For thou desirest no sacri. God; my trust is in the tender fice, else would I give it thee; mercy of God for ever and but thou delightest not in burnt- ever. offerings.

10 I will always give thanks 17 The sacrifice of God is a unto thee for that thou hast troubled spirit: a broken and done; and I will hope in thy contrite heart, O God, shalt name, for thy saints like it thou not despise.

well. 18 O be favourable and gra. cious unto Sion; build thou the EVENING PRAYER. walls of Jerusalem. 19 Then shalt thou be pleas

Psalm lüi. Dixit insipiens. , with the -offerings and oblations; then shall God. they offer young bullocks upon 2 Corrupt are they, and bethine altar.

come abominable in their wick. Psalm lii. Quid gloriaris?

edness; there is none that do.

eth good. THY boastest thou thyself, 3 God looked down from

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