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3 Rejoice in his holy Name; let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.

4 Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his face evermore.

5 Remember the marvellous works that he hath done ; his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth;

60 ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye children of Jacob his chosen.

7 He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the world.

8 He hath been alway mindful of his covenant and promise, that he made to a thousand generations ; | 9 Even the covenant that he made with Abraham; and the oath that he sware unto Isaac;

10 And appointed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting testament;

11 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance:

12 When there were yet but a few of them, and they strangers in the land;

13 What time as they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another people;

14 He suffered no man to do them wrong, but reproved even kings for their sakes;

15 Touch not mine Anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

16 Moreover, he called for a dearth upon the land, and destroyed all the provision of bread. 17 But he had sent a man before them,

even Joseph, who was sold to be a bondservant;

18 Whose feet they hurt in the stocks; the iron entered into his soul;

19 Until the time came that his 'cause was known: the word of the LORD tried him.

20 The king sent, and delivered him; the prince of the people let him go free.

21 He made him lord also of his house, and ruler of all his substance ;

22 That he might inform his princes after his will, and teach his senators wisdom.

23 Israel also came into Egypt, and Jacob was a stranger in the land of Ham.

24 And he increased his people exceedingly, and made them stronger than their enemies;

25 Whose heart turned so, that they hated his people, and dealt untruly with his servants.

26 Then sent he Moses his servant, and Aaron whom he had chosen.

27 And these showed his tokens among them, and wonders in the land of Ham. .

28 He sent darkness, and it was dark; and they were not obedient unto his word.

29 He turned their waters into blood, and slew their fish..

30 Their land brought forth frogs, yea, even in their kings' chambers.

31 He spake the word, and there came all manner of flies, and lice in all their quarters. 3 A


32 He gave them hailstones for rain; and flames of fire in their land.

33 He smote their vines also and fig-trees; and destroyed the trees that were in their coasts.

34 He spake the word, and the grasshoppers came, and caterpillars innumerable, and did eat up all the grass in their land, and devoured the fruit of their ground.

35 He smote all the first-born in their land; even the chief of all their strength.

36 He brought them forth also with silver and gold; there was not one feeble person among their tribes.

37 Egypt was glad at their departing ; for they were afraid of them.

38 He spread out a cloud to be a covering; and fire to give light in the night-season.

39 At their desire he brought quails; and he filled them with the bread of heaven.

40 He opened the rock of stone, and the waters flowed out, so that rivers ran in the dry places. . 41 For why ? he remembered his holy promise ; and Abraham his servant.

42 And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness;

43 And gave them the lands of the heathen; and they took the labours of the people in possession;

44 That they might keep his statutes, and observe his laws.

Evening Prayer.
Psalm cvi. Confitemini Domino.
GIVE thanks unto the LORD; for he is

gracious, and his mercy endureth for ever.

2 Who can express the noble acts of the LORD, or show forth all his praise ?

3 Blessed are they that alway keep judgment, and do righteousness.

4 Remember me, O LORD, according to the favour that thou bearest unto thy people ; 0 visit me with thy salvation ;

5 That I may see the felicity of thy chosen, and rejoice in the gladness of thy people, and give thanks with thine inheritance.

6 We have sinned with our fathers; we have done amiss, and dealt wickedly.

7 Our fathers regarded not thy wonders in Egypt, neither kept they thy great goodness in remembrance; but were disobedient at the sea, even at the Red Sea.

3 Nevertheless, he helped them for his Name's sake, that he might make his power to be known.

9 He rebuked the Red Sea also, and it was dried up; so he led them through the deep, as through a wilderness.

10 And he saved them from the adversary's hand, and delivered them from the hand of the enemy.

11 As for those that troubled them, the waters overwhelmed them; there was not one of them left.

12 Then believed they his words, and sang praise unto him.

· 13 But within a while they forgat his works, and would not abide his counsel.

14 But lust came upon them in the wilderness, and they tempted God in the desert.

15 And he gave them their desire, and sent leanness withal into their soul.

16 They angered Moses also in the tents, and Aaron the saint of the LORD.

17 So the earth opened, and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the congregation of Abiram.

18 And the fire was kindled in their company; the flame burnt up the ungodly.

19 They made a calf in Horeb, and worshipped the molten image.

20 Thus they turned their glory into the similitude of a calf that eateth hay."

21 And they forgat God their Saviour, who had done so great things in Egypt;

22 Wondrous works in the land of Ham; and fearful things by the Red Sea.

23 So he said he would have destroyed them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the gap, to turn away his wrathful indignation, lest he should destroy them.

24 Yea, they thought scorn of that pleasant land, and gave no credence unto his word;

25 But murmured in their tents, and hearkened not into the voice of the LORD.

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