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land, and divided it:
heal the HEAR my crying, O God :
17 Unto thee, O my God, go out with our strength, will I sing : for hosts? thou,
o God, art my refuge, 11 O be thou our help in and my merciful God. trouble : for vain is the help Psalm 60. Deus, repulisti nos. of man. O
God, thou hast cast us 12 Through God will we
out, and scattered us do great acts : for it is he abroad : thou hast also been that shall tread down our displeased; O turn thee unto enemies. us again.
Psalm 61. Exaudi, Deus. 2 Thou hast moved the (EAR
give ear unto my prayer. sores thereof, for it shaketh. 2 From the ends of the
3 Thou hast shewed thy earth will I call upon thee : people heavy things : thou when my heart is in heavihast given us a drink of dead- ness. ly wine.
30set me up upon the 4 Thou hast given a token rock that is higher than I : for such as fear thee : that for thou hast been my hope, they may triumph because of and a strong tower for me the truth.
against the enemy. 5 Therefore were thy be 4 I will dwell in thy taberloved delivered : help me nacle for ever : and my trust with thy right hand, and shall be under the covering hear me
of thy wings. 6 God hath spoken in his 5 For thou, O Lord, hast holiness, I will rejoice, and heard my desires : and hast divide Sichem : and mete out given an heritage unto those the valley of Succoth, that fear thy Name.
7 Gilead is mine, and Ma 6 Thou shalt grant the nasses is mine : Ephraim also King a long life that his is the strength of my head; years may endure throughout Judah is my law-giver ; all generations. 8 Moab is my wash-pot;
7 He shall dwell before over Edom will I cast out my God for ever : 0 prepare thy shoe : Philistia, be thou glad loving mercy and faithful
ness, that they may preserve 9 Who will lead me into him. the strong city : who will 8 So will I alway sing bring me into Edom?
praise unto thy Name : that 10 Hast not thou cast us I may daily perform my out, O God : wilt not thou, vows.
4. Their device is only how O God, thou art
MORNING PRAYER. 10 O trust not in wrong
PSALM 62. Nonne Deo ? and robbery, give not yourMI
Y soul truly waiteth selves unto vanity : if riches
still upon God : for of increase, set not your heart him cometh my salvation.
2 He verily is my strength 11 God spake once, and and my salvation : he is my twice I have also heard the defence, so that I shall not same : that power belongeth greatly fall.
unto God; 3 How long will ye imagine 12 And that thou, Lord, mischief against every man : art merciful : for thou reve shall be slain all the sort wardest every man according of you; yea, as a tottering to his work. wall shali ye be, and like a Psalm 63. Deus, Deus meus. broken hedge.
God, thou art my God :
early will I seek thee.... to put him out whom God 2 My soul thirsteth for will exalt: their delight is in thee, my flesh also longeth lies; they give good words after thee : in a barren and with their mouth, but curse dry land where no water is. with their heart.
3 Thus have I looked for - 5 Nevertheless, my soul, thee in holiness ; that I wait thou still upon God : might behold thy power and for my hope is in him. glory.
6 He truly is my strength 4 For thy loving-kindness and
my salvation : he is my is better than the life itself : defence, so that I shall not my lips shall praise thee. fall.
5 As long as I live will I 7 In God is my health, and magnify thee on this manner : my glory : the rock of my and lift up my hands in thy might, and in God is my Name. trust.
6 My soul shall be satis8 O put your trust in him fied, even as it were with alway, ye people : pour out marrow and fatness : when your hearts before him, for my mouth praiseth thee with God is our hope.
joyful lips. 9 As for the children of 7 Have I not remembered men, they are but vanity : thee in my bed : and thought the children of men are de- upon thee when I was wakceitful
upon the weights, they ing? are altogether lighter than 8 Because thou hast been vanity itself.
my helper : therefore under
the shadow of thy wings will they keep secret
keep secret among I rejoice.
themselves, every man in the 9 My soul hangeth upon deep of his heart. thee : thy right hand hath 7 But God shall suddenly upholden me.
shoot at them with a swift 10 These also that seek the arrow : that they shall be hurt of my soul : they shall wounded. go under the earth.
8 Yea, their own tongues 11 Let them fall upon the shall make them fall : insoedge of the sword : that they much that whoso seeth them may be a portion for foxes. shall laugh them to scorn.
12 But the King shall re 9 And all men that see it joice in God; all they also shall say, This hath God that swear by him shall be done : for they shall perceive commended : for the mouth that it is his work. of them that speak lies shall 10 The righteous shall rebe stopped.
joice in the Lord, and put Psalm 64. Exaudi, Deus. his trust in him ; and all EAR
my O : in
my prayer : preserve shall be glad. my life from fear of the enemy.
EVENING PRAYER. 2 Hide me from the ga- PSALM 65. Te decet hymnus.
thering together of the fro: THOU; O God, art praised
ward : and from the insur in Sion : and unto thee rection of wicked doers; shall the vow be performed
3 Who have whet their in Jerusalem. tongue like a sword : and 2 Thou that hearest the shoot out their arrows, even prayer : unto thee shall all bitter words;
flesh come. 4 That they may privily 3 My misdeeds prevail ashoot at him that is perfect“: gainst me : O be thou mercisuddenly do they hit him, ful unto our sins. and fear not.
4 Blessed is the man, whom : 5 They encourage them- thou choosest, and receivest selves in mischief : and unto thee : he shall dwell in commune among themselves thy court, and shall be satishow they may lay snares, and fied with the pleasures of say, that no man shall see thy house, even of thy holy them.
temple. 6 They imagine wicked 5 Thou shalt shew us ness, and practise it : that I wonderful things in thy right
and of them that remain in Olandes : sing praises unto
eousness, O God of our salva- | corn, that they shall laugh tion : thou that art the hope and sing. of all the ends of the earth, PSALM 66. Jubilate Deo. and of them that remain in Be the broad sea.
6 Who in his strength the honour of his Name, setteth fast the mountains : make his praise to be gloand is girded about with rious. power.
2 Say unto God, o how 7. Who stilleth the raging wonderful art thou in thy of the sea : and the noise of works : through the greathis waves, and the madness ness of thy power shall thine of the people.
enemies be found liars unto 8 They also that dwell in thee. the uttermost parts of the 3 For all the world shall earth shall be afraid at thy worship thee : sing of thee, tokens : thou that makest and praise thy Name. the outgoings of the morning 4 ( come hither, and beand evening to praise thee. hold the works of God : how
9 Thou visitest the earth, wonderful he is in his doing and blessest it: thou makest toward the children of men. it very plenteous.
5 He turned the sea into 10 The river of God is full dry land : so that they went of water: thou preparest their through the water on foot; corn, for so thou providest for there did we rejoice thereof. the earth.
6 He ruleth with his power 11 Thou waterest her fur- for ever; his eyes behold the rows, thou sendest rain into people : and such as will not the little valleys thereof; thou believe shall not be able to makest it soft with the drops exalt themselves. of rain, and blessest the in 70 praise our God, ye crease of it.
people : and make the voice 12 Thou crownest the year of his praise to be heard; with thy goodness : and thy 8 Wha holdeth our soul in clouds drop fatness.
life : and suffereth not our 13 They shall drop upon feet to slip: the dwellings of the wilder 9 For thou, O God, hast vess : and the little hills shall proved us : thou also hast rejoice on every side.
tried us, like as silver is tried. 14 The folds shall be full 10 Thou broughtest us of sheep : the valleys also into the snare : and laidest shall stand so thick with trouble upon our loins.
11 Thou sufferedst men to 3 Let the people praise ride over our heads : we went thee, O God : yea, let all the through fire and water, and people praise thee. thou broughtest us out into a 4 o let the nations rejoice wealthy place.
and be glad : for thou shalt 12 Ï will go into thine judge the folk righteously, house with burnt-offerings : and govern the nations upon and will pay thee my vows, earth. which I promised with my 5 Let the people praise lips, and spake with my thee, () God : let all the peomouth, when I was in trouble. ple praise thee.
13 I will offer unto thee 6 Then shall the earth fat burnt-sacrifices, with the bring forth her increase : and incense of rams : I will offer God, even our own God, shall bullocks and goats.
give us his blessing. 14 ( come hither, and 7 God shall bless us : and hearken, all ye that fear all the ends of the world God : and I will tell you shall fear him. what he hath done for my soul.
MORNING PRAYER. 15 I called unto him with Psalm 68. Exurgat Deus. my mouth : and gave him Lhis enemies be scattered :
ET let praises with my tongue.
16 If I incline unto wick- let them also that hate him edness with mine heart : the flee before him. Lord will not hear me.
2 Like as the smoke va. 17 But God hath heard nisheth, so shalt thou drive me : and considered the voice them away : and like as wax of my prayer.
melteth at the fire, so let the 18 Praised be God who ungodly perish at the prehath not cast out my prayer : sence of God. nor turned his mercy from 3 But let the righteous be
glad and rejoice before God : Psalm 67. Deus misereatur. let them also be merry and YOD be merciful unto us, joyful.
and bless us : and shew 4 O sing unto God, and us the light of his counte-sing praises unto his Name : nance, and be merciful unto magnify him that rideth upus;
on the heavens, as it were 2 That thy way may be upon an horse; praise him in known upon earth': thy sav. his Name JAH, and rejoice ing health among all nations before him.