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tions of the round world 25 With the holy thou were discovered, at thy chid- shalt be holy : and with a ing, O Lord : at the blasting perfect man thou shalt be of the breath of thy displea- perfect. sure.
26 With the clean thou 16 He shall send down shalt be clean : and with the from on high to fetch me : froward thou
thou shalt learn and shall take me out of frowardness. many waters.
27 For thou shalt save the 17 He shall deliver me people that are in adverfrom my strongest enemy, sity : and shalt bring down and from them which hate the high looks of the proud. me : for they are too mighty 28 Thou also shalt light
my candle : the Lord my 18 They prevented me in God shall make my darkness the day of my
trouble : but to be light. the Lord was my upholder. 29 For in thee I shall dis
19 He brought me forth comfit an host of men : and also into a place of liberty : with the help of my God I he brought me forth, even be shall leap over the wall. cause he had a favour unto me. 30 The way of God is an
20 The Lord shall reward undefiled way : the word of me after my righteous deal- the Lord also is tried in the ing : according to the clean- fire; he is the defender of all ness of my hands shall he re- them that put their trust in compense me.
him. 21 Because I have kept 31 For who is God, but the ways of the Lord : and the Lord : or who hath any have not forsaken my God, strength, except our God? as the wicked doth.
32 It is God, that girdeth 22 For I have an eye unto me with strength of war : all his laws : and will not and maketh my way perfect. cast out his commandments 33 He maketh my feet like from me.
harts' feet : and setteth me 23 I was also uncorrupt up on high. before him : and eschewed 34 He teacheth mine mine own wickedness. hands to fight : and mine
24 Therefore shall the arms shall break even a bow Lord reward me after my of steel. righteous dealing : and ac 35 Thou hast given me the cording unto the cleanness defence of thy salvation : thy of my hands in his eye-sight right hand also shall hold me
up, and thy loving correction shall fail : and be afraid out shall make me great.
of their prisons. 36 Thou shalt make room 47 The Lord liveth, and enough under me for to go : blessed be my strong helper : that my footsteps shall not and praised be the God of my slide.
salvation. 37 I will follow
48 Even the God that seeth enemies, and overtake them : that I be avenged : and subneither will I turn again till I dueth the people unto me. have destroyed them.
49 It is he that delivereth 38 I will smite them, that me from my cruel enemies, they shall not be able to stand: and setteth me up above but fall under my feet. mine adversaries : thou shalt
39 Thou hast girded me rid me from the wicked man. with strength unto the battle: 50 For this cause will I thou shalt throw down mine give thanks unto thee, O enemies under me.
Lord, among the Gentiles : 40 Thou hast made mine and sing praises unto thy enemies also to turn their Name. backs upon me
: and I
51 Great prosperity giveth shall destroy them that hate he unto his King : and shew
eth loving-kindness unto Da41 They shall cry, but vid his Anointed, and unto there shall be none to help his seed for evermore. them: yea, even unto the Lord shall they cry, but he
MORNING PRAYER. shall not hear them.
Psalm 19. Cæli enarrant. 42 I will beat them as THE heavens declare the small as the dust before the
glory of God : and the wind : I will cast them out firmament sheweth his handyas the clay in the streets. work.
43 Thou shalt deliver me 2 One day telleth another: from the strivings of the peo- and one night certifieth anople : and thou shalt make me ther. the head of the heathen.
3 There is neither speech 44 A people whom I have nor language : but their not known : shall serve me. voices are heard among them.
45 As soon as they hear of 4 Their sound is gone out me, they shall obey me : but | into all lands: and their words the strange children shall dis-into the ends of the world. semble with me.
5 In them hath he set a 46 The strange children | tabernacle for the sun : which
nothing hid from the heat | Tthe day of trouble : the
cometh forth as a bridegroom
14 Let the words of my out of his chamber, and re- mouth, and the meditation of joiceth as a giant to run his my heart : be alway accept.
able in thy sight, 6 It goeth forth from the 15 O Lord : my strength, uttermost part of the heaven, and my redeemer. and runneth about unto the PsaLM 20. Exaudiat te Doend of it again : and there is
THE Lord hear thee in thereof.
7 The law of the Lord is Name of the God of Jacob an undefiled law, converting defend thee; the soul : the testimony of 2 Send thee help from the the Lord is sure, and giveth sanctuary : and strengthen wisdom unto the simple. thee out of Sion;
8 The statutes of the Lord 3 Remember all thy offerare right, and rejoice the ings : and accept thy burntheart : the commandment of sacrifice; the Lord is pure, and giveth 4 Grant thee thy heart's light unto the eyes.
desire : and fulfil all thy 9 The fear of the Lord is mind. clean, and endureth for ever : 5 We will rejoice in thy salthe judgements of the Lord vation, and triumph in the are true, and righteous alto- Name of the Lord our God : gether.
the Lord perform all thy peti10 More to be desired are tions. they than gold, yea, than much 6 Now know I, that the fine gold : sweeter also than Lord helpeth his Anointed, honey, and the honey-comb. and will hear him from his
11 Moreover, by them is holy heaven : even with the thy servant taught : and in wholesome strength of his keeping of them there is right hand.
7 Some put their trust in 12 Who can tell how oft chariots, and some in horses : he offendeth : O cleanse thou but we will remember the . me from my secret faults. Name of the Lord our God.
13 Keep thy servant also 8 They are brought down, from presumptuous sins, lest and fallen : but we are risen, they get the dominion over and stand upright. me : so shall I be undefiled, 9 Save, Lord, and hear us, and innocent from the great King of heaven : when we offence.
call upon thee.
THE King shall rejoice in
Psalm 21. Domine, in virtute | their seed froin among the tua.
children of men. THE
11 For they intended misthy strength, O Lord : chief against thee : and imaexceeding glad shall he be of gined such a device as they thy salvation.
are not able to perform. 2 Thou hast given him his 12 Therefore shalt thou heart's desire : and hast not put them to flight : and the denied him the request of his strings of thy bow shalt thou lips.
make ready against the face 3 For thou shalt prevent of them. him with the blessings of 13 Be thou exalted, Lord, goodness : and shalt set a in thire own strength : so crown of pure gold upon his will we sing, and praise thy head.
power. 4 He asked life of thee, and thou gavest him a long
EVENING PRAYER. life ; even for ever and ever. Psalm 22. Deus, Deus meus.
5 His honour is great in Y Godmy God, thy salvation : glory and great
upon me; why hast worship shalt thou lay upon thou forsaken me : and art him.
so far from my health, and 6 For thou shalt give him from the words of my comeverlasting felicity: and make plaint? him glad with the joy of thy 2 O my God, I cry in the countenance.
day-time, but thou hearest 7 And why? because the not : and in the night-season King putteth his trust in the also I take no rest. Lord : and in the mercy of 3 And thou continuest the most Highest he shall holy : 0 thou worship of not miscarry.
Israel. 8 All thine enemies shall 4 Our fathers hoped in feel thy hand : thy right hand thee : they trusted in thee, shall find out them that hate and thou didst deliver them. thee.
5 They called upon thee, 9 Thou shalt make them and were holpen : they put like a fiery oven in time of thy their trust in thee, and were wrath : the Lord shall destroy not confounded. them in his displeasure, and 6 But as for me, I am a the fire shall consume them. worin, and no man : a very
10 Their fruit shalt thou scorn of men, and the out-cast root out of the earth : and of the people.
7 All they that see me and my feet; I may tell all laugh me to scorn : they my bones : they stand staring shoot out their lips, and and looking upon me. shake their heads, saying, 18 They part my garments
8 He trusted in God, that among themi : and cast lots he would deliver him : let upon my vesture. him deliver him, if he will 19 But be not thou far have him.
from me, O Lord : thou art 9 But thou art he that my succour, háste thee to took me out of my mother's help me. womb : thou wast my hope, 20 Deliver my soul from when I hanged yet upon my the sword : my darling from mother's breasts.
the power of the dog. 10 I have been left unto 21 Save me from the lion's thee ever since I was born : mouth : thou hast heard me thou art my God even from also from among the horns of my mother's womb.
the unicorns. 11 O go not from me, for : 22 I will declare thy Name trouble is hard at hand : and unto my brethren : in the there is none to help me.
midst of the congregation 12 Many oxen are come will I praise thee. about me : fat bulls of Basan 23 O praise the Lord, ye close me in on every side. that fear bim : magnify him,
13 They gape upon me all ye of the seed of Jacob, with their mouths : as it were and fear him, all ye seed of a ramping and a roaring Israel; lion.
24 For he hath not despis14 I am poured out like ed, nor abhorred, the low water, and all my bones are estate of the poor : he hath out of joint : my heart also not hid his face from him, in the midst of my body is but when he called unto him even like melting wax. he heard him.
15 My strength is dried 25 My praise is of thee in up like a potsherd, and my the great congregation; my tongue cleaveth to my gums : vows will I perform in the and thou shalt bring me into sight of them that fear him. the dust of death.
26 The poor shall eat, and 16 For many dogs are be satisfied : they that seek come about me : and the after the Lord shall praise council of the wicked layeth him; your heart shall live for siege against me. 17 They pierced my hands 27 All the ends of the