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17 Their delight shall be 31 But if his children forsake daily in thy name; and in thy my law, and walk not in my righteousness shall they make judgments; their boast.

32 If they break my statutes, 18 For thou art the glory of and keep not my commandtheir strength, and in thy loving- ments; I will visit their offences kindness thou shalt lift up our with the rod, and their sin with horns:

scourges. 19 For the Lord is our de- 33 Nevertheless, my lovingfence; the Holy One of Israel kindness will I not utterly take is our King.

from him, nor suffer my truth 20 Thou spakest sometime to fail. in visions unto thy saints, and 34 My covenant will I not saidst, I have laid help upon break, nor alter the thing that one that is mighty, I have ex- is gone out of my lips: I have alted one chosen out of the peo- sworn once by my holiness, that ple.

I will not fail David. 21 I have found David my 35 His seed shall endure for servant; with my holy oil have ever, and his seat is like as the I anointed him.

sun before me. 22 My hand shall hold him 36 He shall stand fast for fast, and my arm shall strengthenevermore as the moon, and as him.

the faithful witness in heaven. 23 The enemy shall not be 37 But thou hast abhorred able to do him violence; the and forsaken thine Anointed, son of wickedness shall not and art displeased at him. hurt him.

38 Thou hast broken the co24 I will smite down his foes venant of thy servant, and cast before his face, and plague them his crown to the ground. that hate him.

39 Thou hast overthrown all 25 My truth also and my his hedges, and broken down mercy shall be with him; and his strong holds. in my name shall his horn be 40 All they that go by spoil exalted.

him, and he is become a re26 I will set his dominion proach to his neighbours. also in the sea, and his right 41 Thou hast set up the right hand in the floods.

hand of his enemies, and made 27 He shall call me, Thou all his adversaries to rejoice. art my Father, my God, and 42 Thou hast taken away my strong salvation.

the edge of his sword, and givest 28 And I will make him my him not victory in the battle. first-born, higher than the kings 43 Thou hast put out his of the earth.

glory, and cast his throne down 29 My mercy will I keep for to the ground. him for evermore, and my 44 The days of his youth covenant shall stand fast with hast thou shortened, and coverhim.

ed him with dishonour. 30 His seed also will I make

45 Lord, how long wilt thou to endure for ever, and his hide thyself? for ever? and throne as the days of heaven. shall thy wrath burn like fire ?

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46 O remember how short 7 For we consume away in my time is; wherefore hast thy displeasure, and are afraid thou made all men for nought ? at thy wrathful indignation.

47 What man is he that liv. 8 Thou hast set our miseth, and shall not see death? deeds before thee, and our seand shall he deliver his soul cret sins in the light of thy from the hand of hell ?

countenance. 48 Lord, where are thy old 9 For when thou art angry, loving-kindnesses, which thou all our days are gone; we bring swarest unto David in thy our years to an end, as it were a truth?

tale that is told. 49 Remember, Lord, the re- 10 The days of our age are buke that thy servants have, threescore years and ten; and and how I do bear in my bo- though men be so strong that som the rebukes of many peo- they come to fourscore years, ple;

yet is their strength then but la50 Wherewith thine enemies bour and sorrow; so soon pashave blasphemed thee, and slan- seth it away, and we are gone. dered the footsteps of thine 11 But who regardeth the Anointed: Praised be the Lord power of thy wrath? for even for evermore. Amen and thereafter as a man feareth, so Amen.

is thy displeasure.

12 So teach us to number The eighteenth Day. our days, that we may apply MORNING PRAYER.

our hearts unto wisdom. Psalm xc. Domine, refugium. at the last, and be gracious unto

13 Turn thee again, O Lord, ORD, thou hast been our thy servants.

refuge, from one generation 14 0 satisfy us with thy to another.

mercy, and that soon: 2 Before the mountains were we rejoice and be glad all the brought forth, or ever the earth days of our life. and the world were made, thou 15 Comfort us again now art God from everlasting, and after the time that thou hast world without end.

plagued us; and for the years 3 Thou turnest man to de- wherein we have suffered adstruction ; again thou sayest, versity. Come again, ye children of men. 16 Show thy servants thy

4 For a thousand years in work, and their children thy thy sight are but as yesterday, glory. seeing that is past as a watch in 17 And the glorious Majesty the night.

of the Lord our God be upon 5 As soon as thou scatterest us: prosper thou the work of them, they are even as asleep, our hands upon us; O prosper and fade away suddenly like the thou our handy work. grass

Psalm xci. Qui habitat.

under and groweth up; but in the evening it is cut down, dried High, shall abide under the up, and withered.

shadow of the Almighty.


so shall

6 in the morning it is green, W the defence of the Most

2 I will say unto the Lord, with him in trouble; I will deThou art my hope and my liver him, and bring him to strong hold, my God, in him honour. will I trust.

16 With long life will I sa3 For he shall deliver thee tisty him, and show him my salfrom the snare of the hunter, vation. and from the noisome pesti- Psalm xcii. Bonum est confiteri. lence. 4 He shall defend thee under I Thais a goodhehing to give

T his wingsbe safe under his feathers; bis faithful- sing praises unto thy name, o ness and truth shall be thy shield Most Highest; and buckler.

2 To tell of thy loving-kind5 Thou shalt not be afraid ness early in the morning, and for any terror by night, nor for of thy truth in the night season; the arrow that fieth by day; 3 Upon an instrument of ten

6 For the pestilence that strings, and upon the lute; upon a walketh in darkness, nor for the a loud instrument, and upon the

sickness that destroyeth in the harp: noon-day.

4 For thou, Lord, hast made 7 A thousand shall fall beside me glad through thy works; thee, and ten thousand at thy and I will rejoice in giving right hand; but it shall not praise for the operations of thy come nigh thee.

hands. 8 Yea, with thine eyes shalt 5 O Lord, how glorious are thou behold, and see the reward thy works; thy thoughts are of the ungodly.

very deep. 9 For thou, Lord, art my

6 An unwise man doth not hope; thou hast set thine house well consider this, and a fool of defence very high.

doth not understand it. 10 There shall no evil happen 7 When the ungodly are unto thee, neither shall any green as the grass, and when all plague come nigh thy dwelling; the workers of wickedness do

11 For he shall give his an. flourish, then shall they be degels charge over thee, to keep stroyed for ever; but thou, thee in all thy ways.

Lord, art the Most Highest for 12 They shall bear thee in evermore. their hands, that thou hurt not 8 For lo, thine enemies, O thy foot against a stone.

Lord, lo, thine enemies shall 13 Thou shalt go upon the perish; and all the workers of lion and adder; the young lion wickedness shall be destroyed. and the dragon shalt thou tread 9 But mine horn shall be exunder thy feet.

alted like the horn of an uni. 14 Because he hath set his corn; for I am anointed with love upon me, therefore will I fresh oil. deliver him; I will set him up, 10 Mine eye also shall see because he hath known my his lust of mine enemies, and name.

mine ear shall hear his desire of 15 He shall call upon me, the wicked that arise up against and I will hear him; yea, I am me.

11 The righteous shall fou. ungodly, how long shall the unrish like a palm-tree, and shall godly triumph? spread abroad like a cedar in 4 How long shall all wicked Libanus.

doers speak so disdainfully, and 12 Such as are planted in the make such proud boasting? house of the Lord, shall flourish 5 They smite down thy peoin the courts of the house of our ple, O Lord, and trouble thine God.

heritage. 13 They also shall bring 6 They murder the widow forth more fruit in their age, and the stranger, and put the and shall be fat and well lik ing; fatherless to death.

14 That they may show how 7 And yet they say, Tush, true the Lord my strength is, the Lord shall not see, neither and that there is no unrighteous- shall the God of Jacob regard it. ness in him.

8 Take heed, ye unwise EVENING PRAYER.

among the people : Oye fools,

when will ye understand? Psalm xciii. Dominus regnavit. 9 He that planted the ear, "HE Lord is King, and hath shall he not hear? or he that

put on glorious apparel; made the eye, shall he not see? the Lord hath put on his appa- 10 Or he that nurtureth the rel, and girded himself with heathen, it is he that teacheth strength,

man knowledge; shall not he 2 He hath made the round punish? world so sure, that it cannot be 11 The Lord knoweth the moved.

thoughts of man, that they are 3 Ever since the world began, but vaia. hath thy seat been prepared ; 12 Blessed is the man whom thou art from everlasting. thou chastenest, O Lord, and

4 The floods are risen, O teachest him in thy law; Lord, the floods have lift up 13 That thou mayest give their voice, the floods lift up him patience in time of advertheir waves.

sity, until the pit be digged up 5 The waves of the sea are for the ungodly. mighty, and rage horribly; but 14 For the Lord will not fail yet the Lord, who dwelleth on his people ; neither will he forhigh, is mightier.

sake his inheritance; 6 Thy testimonies, O Lord, 15 Until righteousness turn are very sure: holiness becom- again unto judgment: all such eth thine house for ever. as are true in heart shall follow it. Psalm xciv. Deus ultionum.

16 Who will rise up with

me against the wicked? or who O

Lord God, to whom ven- will take my part against the

geance belongeth, thou evil-doers? God, to whom vengeance be. 17 If the Lord had not helplongeth, show thyself.

ed me, it had not failed, but my 2 Arise, thou judge of the soul had been put to silence. world, and reward the proud 18 But when I said, My foot after their deserving.

hath slipped; thy mercy, O 3 Lord, how long shall the Lord, held me up.

the Lord our God shall destron OSing unto the Lord a new

19 In the multitude of the voice, harden not your hearts sorrows that I had in my heart, as in the provocation, and as in thy comforts have refreshed my the day of temptation in the soul.

wilderness; 20. Wilt thou have any thing 9 When your fathers temptto do with the stool of wicked- ed me, proved me, and saw my ness, which imagineth mischief works. as a law?

10 Forty years long was I 21 They gather them toge- grieved with this generation, ther against the soul of the and said, It is a people that do righteous, and condemn the in- err in their hearts, for they have

, "nocent blood.

not known my ways: 22 But the Lord is my re- 11 Unto whom I sware in fuge, and my God is the strength my wrath, that they should not of my confidence. .

enter into

my rest. 23 He shall recompense them Psalm xcvi. Cantate Domino. their wickedness, and destroy them in their own malice; yea,

song; sing unto the Lord, all the whole earth.

2 Sing unto the Lord, and The nineteenth Day. praise his name; be telling of MORNING PRAYER.

his salvation from day to day.

3 Declare his honour unto Psalm xcv. Venite exultemus. the heathen, and his wonders

Come, let us sing unto the unto all people.
Lord; let us heartily re-

4 For the Lord is great, and joice in the strength of our sal- cannot worthily be praised; he vation.

is more to be feared than all 2 Let us come before his gods. presence with thanksgiving ; 5 As for all the gods of the and show ourselves glad in him heathen, they are but idols; with psalms.

but it is the Lord that made 3 For the Lord is a great the heavens. God; and a great King above 6 Glory and worship are beall gods.

fore him; power and honour 4 In his hand are all the are in his sanctuary. corners of the earth; and the 7 Ascribe unto the Lord, O strength of the hills is his also. ye kindreds of the people, as

5 The sea is his, and he made cribe unto the Lord worship it; and his hands prepared the and power. dry land.

8 Ascribe unto the Lord the 6 O come, let us worship, honour due unto his name: and fall down, and kneel before bring presents, and come into the Lord our Maker:

his courts. 7 For he is the Lord our 9 O worship the Lord in the God; and we are the people beauty of holiness; let the of his pasture, and the sheep of whole earth stand in awe of his hand.

him. 8 To-day if ye will hear his 10 Tell it out among the hea

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