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9 One deep calleth another, because of the noise of the water-pipes; all thy waves and storms are gone over me.
10 The Lord hath granted his loving-kindness in the day-time; and in the night-season did I sing of him, and made my prayer unto the God of my life.
11 I will say unto the God of my strength, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I thus heavily, while the enemy oppresseth me?
12 My bones are smitten asunder as with a sword, while mine enemies that trouble me cast me in the teeth ;
13 Namely, while they say daily unto me, Where is now thy God?
14 Why art thou so vexed, O my soul? and why art thou so disquieted within me?
15 0 put thy trust in God; for I will yet thank him, which is the help of my counte nance, and my God.
Psalm xliii. Judica me, Deus. GIVE sentence with me, O God, and defend
my cause against the ungodly people; O deliver me from the deceitful and wicked man.
2 For thou art the God of my strength, why hast thou put me from thee? and why go I so heavily, while the enemy oppresseth me?
3 0 send out thy light and thy truth, that they may lead me, and bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy dwelling.
4 And that I may go unto the altar of God, even unto the God of my joy and gladness ;
and upon the hart will I give thanks unto thee, O God, my God.
5 Why art thou so heavy, 0 my soul? and why art thou so disquieted within me?
6 O put thy trust in God; for I will yet give him thanks, which is the help of my countenance,
THE NINTH DAY
Psalm xliv. Deus, auribus. WE have heard with our ears, O God, our
fathers have told us what thou hast done in their time of old;
2 How thou hast driven out the heathen with thy hand, and planted them in; how thou hast destroyed the nations, and cast them out.
3 For they gat not the land in possession through their own sword, neither was it their own arm that helped them:
4 But thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance; because thou hadst a favour unto them.
5 Thou art my King, O God; send help unto Jacob.
6 Through thee will we overthrow our enemies, and in thy Name will we tread them under that rise up against us.
7 For I will not trust in my bow, it is not my sword that shall help me;
8 But it is thou that savest us from our enemies, and puttest them to confusion that hate us.
9 We make our boast of God all day long, and will praise thy Name for ever.
10 But now thou art far off, and puttest us to confusion; and goest not forth with our armies.
11 Thou makest us to turn our backs upon our enemies, so that they which hate us spoil our goods.
12 Thou lettest us be eaten up like sheep, and hast scattered us among the heathen.
13 Thou sellest thy people for nought, and takest no money for them.
14 Thou makest us to be rebuked of our neighbours, to be laughed to scorn, and in derision of them that are round about us.
15 Thou makest us to be a by-word among the heathen, and that the people shake their heads at us.
16 My confusion is daily before me, and the shame of my face hath covered me;
17 For the voice of the slanderer and blasphemer, for the enemy and avenger.
18 And though all this be come upon us, yet do we not forget thee, nor behave ourselves frowardly in thy covenant.
19 Our heart is not turned back, neither our steps gone out of thy way;
20 No, not when thou hast smitten us into the place of dragons, and covered us with the shadow of death.
21 If we have forgotten the Name of our God, and holden up our hands to any strange god, shall not God search it out? for he knoweth the very secrets of the heart.
22 For thy sake also are we killed all the day long, and are counted as sheep appointed to be slain.
23 Up, Lord, why sleepest thou ? awake, and be not absent from us for ever.
24 Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our misery and trouble?
25 For our soul is brought low, even unto the dust; our belly cleaveth unto the ground.
26 Arise, and help us, and deliver us, for thy mercy's sake.
Psalm xlv. Eructavit cor meum. MY heart is inditing of a good matter; I
speak of the things which I have made unto the King.
2 My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
3 Thou art fairer than the children of men; full of grace are thy lips, because God hath blessed thee for ever.
4 Gird thee with thy sword upon thy thigh, O thou Most Mighty, according to thy worship and renown.
5 Good luck have thou with thine honour: ride on, because of the word of truth, of meekness, and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.
6 Thy arrows are very sharp, and the peop ple shall be subdued unto thee, even in the midst among the King's enemies.
7 Thy seat, O God, endureth for ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre.
8 Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; wherefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
9 All thy garments smell of myrrh, aloes, and cassia ; out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.
10 Kings' daughters were among thy honourable women ; upon thy right hand did stand the queen in a vesture of gold, wrought about with divers colours.
11 Hearken, 0 daughter, and consider; incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house.
12 So shall the King have pleasure in thy beauty; for he is thy Lord God, and worship thou him.
13 And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a gift ; like as the rich also among the people shall make their supplication before thee.
14 The King's daughter is all glorious within; her clothing is of wrought gold.
15 She shalĩ be brought unto the King in raiment of needlework: the virgins that be her fellows shall bear her company, and shall be brought unto thee.
16 With joy and gladness shall they be brought, and shall enter into the King's palace.