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tongues like a serpent; aduer's my mouth, and keep the door of EF poison is under their lips.

iny lips. 4 Keep me, O Lord, from the 40 let not mine heart be in. hands of the ungodly; preserve clined to any evil thing; let me

me from the wicked men, who not be occupied in ungodly works in are purpused to overthrow my with the men that work wickedi goings.

ness, lest I eat of such things as 5 The proud have laid a snare please them. for me, and spread a pet abroad 5 Let the righteous rather with cords; yea, and set traps smite me friendly, and reprove in my way

6 I said unto the Lord, Thou 6 But let not their precious & art my God, hear the voice of balms break my head; yea, I my prayers, O Lord.

will pray yet against their wick. 70 Lord God, thou strength edness. of my

health; thou hast covered 7 Let their judges be overs my head in the day of battle. thrown in the stony places, that

8 Let not the ungodly have they may hear my words; for his desire, O Lord; let not his they are sweet. mischievous imagination prosper,

8 Our bones lie scattered belest they be too proud.

fore the pit, like as when one 9 Lei the mischief of their own breaketh and heweth wood upon lips fall upon the head of them the earth. that compass me about.

9 But mine eyes look unto 10 Let hot buroing coals fall thee, O Lord God; in thee is my upon them; let them be cast into trust; O cast not out my soul. the fire, and into the pit, that they 10 Keep me from the snare never rise up again.

that they have laid for me, and 11 A man full of words shall from the traps of the wicked not prosper upon the earth: evil doers. shall hunt the wicked person, to 11 Let the ungodly fall into overthrow him.

their own nets together, and let 12 Sure I am that the Lord me ever escape them. will avenge the poor, and main EVENING PRAYER. tain the cause of the helpless. Psalm 142. Voce mea ad Dominum.

13. The righteous also shall I Cried unto the Lord with my give thanks unto thy namne; and voice; yea, even unto the Lord the just shall continue in thy did I make my supplication. sight.

2 I poured out my complaints Psalm 141. Domine, clamavi. before him, and showed him of LORD, I call upon thee; haste my trouble.

thee unto me, and consider 3 When my spirit was in heavi. my voice, when I cry unto thee. ness, thou knowest my path; in

2 Let my prayer be set forth the way wherein 1 walked, have in thy sight as the incense; and they privily laid a snare for me. let the lifting up of my hands be 4 I looked also upon my right an evening sacrifice.

hand, and saw there was no ipan 3 Set a watch, O Lord, before that would know me,


for me.

5 I had no place to flee unto, walk in; for I lift up my soul unand no man cared for my soul. to thee.

6 I cried unto thee, O Lord, 9 Deliver me, O Lord, from and said, Thou art my hope, and mine enemies; for I flee unto my portion in the land of the thee to hide me. living.

10 Teach me to do the thing 7 Consider my complaint; for that pleaseth thee; for thou art I am brought very low. my God: let thy loving Spirit

8 O deliver me from my per-lead me forth into the land of secutors, for they are too strong righteousness.

11 Quicken me, O Lord, for 9 Bring my sonl out of prison, thy name's sake; and forthy that I may give thanks unto thy righteousness' sake bring my soul name; which thing if thou wilt out of trouble. grant me, then shall the righte 12 And of thy goodness slay ous resort unto my company.

mine enemies, and destroy all Psalm 143. Domine, exaudi. them that vex my soul; for I am HEAR my prayer, O Lord, thy servant. and consider my desire;

The thirtieth Day. hearken unto me for thy truth

MORNING PRAYER. and righteousness' sake.

Psalm 144. Benedictus Dominus. 2. and enter not into judgment BLESSED be the Lord, my with thy servant; for in thy sight strength, who teacheth my shall no man living be justified. hands to war, and my fingers to

3 For the enemy hath perse- fight. cuted my soul; he hath smitten 2 My hope and my fortress, my my life down to the ground; he castle and deliverer, my dehath laid me in the darkness, as fender, in whom I trust; who the men that have been long dead. subdueth my people that is un.

4 Therefore is my spirit vexed der me. within me, and my heart within 3 Lord, what is man, that thou me is desolate.

hast such respect unto him? or 5 Yet do I remember the time the son of man, that thou so repast; I muse upon all thy works; gardest bim? yea, I exercise myself in the 4 Man is like a thing of naught; works of thy hands.

his time passeth away like a sha6 J stretch forth my hands unto dow. thee; my soul gaspeth unto thee 5 Brw thy heavens, O Lord, as a thirsty land.

and come down; touch the moun7 Hear me, O Lord, and that tains, and they shall spoke. 800n; for my spirit waxeth faint: 6 Cast forth thy lightning, and hide not thy face from me, lest tear them; shoot out thine arI be like unto them that go down rows, and consume them. into the pit.

7 Send down thine band from 80. let me hear thy loving- above; deliver me, and take me kindness belimes in the morning; out of the great waters, from the for in thee is my trust: show hand of strange children ; thou me the way that I should 8 Whose mouth talketh of v&

nity, and their right hand is almight of thy marvellous acts; and right hand of wickedness. I will also tell of thy greatness.

9 I will sing a new song unto 7 The memorial of thite abun. thee, O God; and sing praises dant kindness shall be showed; unto thee upon a ten-stringed lute. and men shall sing of thy righte.

10 Thou hast given victory un-ousness, to kings, and hast delivered Da 8 The Lord is gracious and vid, thy servant, from the peril merciful ; long-suffering, and of of the sword.

great goodness. 11 Save me, and deliver me 9 The Lord is loving unto evefrom the hand of strange chil- ry man; and his mercy is over alt dren, whose mouth talketh of his works. vanity, and their right hand is a 10 All thy works praise thee, right hand of iniquity;

O Lord; and thy saints give thanks 12 That our sons may grow up unto thee. as the young plants, and that our 11 They show the glory of thy daughters may be as the polished kingdom, and talk of thy power: corners of the temple ;

12 That thy power, thy glory, 13' That our garners may be and mightiness of thy kingdom, full and plenteous with all man-might be known unto men. ner of store ; that our sheep may 13 Thy kingdom is an everlastbring forth thousands, and ten ing kingdom, and thy dominion thousands in our streets; endureth throughout all ages.

14 That ouroxen my be strong 14 The Lord upholdeth all such toʻlabour; that there be no de-as fall, and lifteth up all those that cay, no leading into captivity, are down. and no complaining in ourstreels. 15 The eyes of all wait upon

15 Happy are the people that thee, O Lord; and thou givest are in such a case; yea, blessed then their meat in due season. are the people who have the Lord 16 Thou openest thine hand, for their God.

and fillest all things living with Psalm 145. Exaltabo te, Deus. plenteousness. I Will magnify thee, O God, my

17 The Lord is righteous in King; and I will praise thy all his ways, and holy in all his Dame for ever and ever.

works. 2 Every day will I give thanks 18 The Lord is nigh unto all unto thee, and praise thy name them that call upon him; yea, all for ever and ever.

such as call upon him faithfully. 3 Great is the Lord, and mar. 19 He will fulfil the desire of vellous, worthy to be praised; them that fear him ; he also will there is no end of his greatness. hear their cry, and will help them.

4. One generation shall praise 20 The Lord preserveth all thy works unto another, and de- them that love him ; but scatterclare thy power.

eth abroad all the ungodly. 5 As for me, I will be talking 21 My mouth shall speak the of thy worship, thy glory, thy praise of the Lord; and let all praise, and wondrous works; Hesh give thanks unto his holy 6 So that men shall speak of the name for ever and ever.


Psalm 146. Lauda, anima mea. 4 He telletb the number of the PRAISE the Lord, O my, soul : stars

, and calleth them all by while I live, will I praise the their names. Lord; yea; as long as I have any 5 Great is our Lord, and great being, I will sing praises unto my is his power; yea, and his wisGod.

dom is infinite. 2 O put not your trust in prin- 6 The Lord setteth up the ces, nor in any child of man; for meek, and bringeth the ungodly there is no help in them. down to the ground.

3 For when the breath of man 70 sing unto the Lord with goeth forth, he shall turn again to thanksgiving; sing praises upon his earth, and then all his thoughts the barp unto our God; perish.

8 Who covereth the heaven 4 Blessed is he that hath the with clouds, and prepareth rain God of Jacob for bis help; and for the earth; and maketb the whose hope is in the Lord his God; grass to grow upon the mountains,

5 Who made heaven and earth, and herb for the use of men. the sea and all that therein is ; 9 Who giveth fodder unto the who keepeth his promise for ever; cattle, and feedeth the young ra

6 Who helpeth them to right vens that call upon him. that suffer wrong; who feedeth 10 He hath no pleasure in the the hungry.

strength of an horse ; neither de. 7 The Lord looseth men out lighteth he in any man's legs. of prison; the Lord giveth sight| 11 But the Lord's delight is in to the blind.

them that fear him, and put their 8 The Lord helpeth them that trust in bis mercy. are fallen; the Lord caretb for 12 Praise the Lord, o Jerusathe righteous.

lem; praise thy God, O Sion; 9 The Lord careth for the 13 For he hath made fast the stranger; he defendeth the fa- bars of thy gates, and bath bless. therless and widow, as for the ed thy children within thee. way of the ungodly, he turneth 14 He maketh peace in thy bor. it upside down.

ders, and filleth thee with flour 10 The Lord thy God, O Sion, of wheat. shall be King for evermore, and

15 He sendeth forth his comthroughout all generations. mandment upon earth, and his

EVENING PRAYER. word runneth very swiftly. Psalm 147. Laudate Dominum. 16 He giveth snow like wool, O Praise the Lord, for it is a and scattereth the hoar frost like

good thing to sing praises ashes. unto our God; yea, a joyful and 17 He casteth forth bis ice like pleasant thing it is to be thankful. morsels; who is able to abide his

2 The Lord doth build up Je- frost ? rusalem, and gather together the 18 He sendeth out his word, outcasts of Israel.

and melteth them; he bloweth 3 He healeth those that are with his wind, and the waters broken in heart, and giveth me flow. dicine to beal theis sickams. 19 He showeth his word ante

Jacob, his statutes and ordinancesi Psalm 149. Cantate Domino. unto Israel.

O Sing unto the Lord a new 20 He bath not dealt so with song; let the congregation of any nation; neither have the hea- saints praise him. then knowledge of his laws. 2 Let Israel rejoice iu bim that Psalm 148. Laudate Dominuen..

made him, and let the children O Praise the Lord of heaven; of Şion be joyful in their King. praise him in the height.

3 Let them praise his name in 2 'Praise him, all ye angels of the dance ; let them sing praises bis ; praise him, all bis host. unto him with tabret and harp. 3 Praise him, sun and moon;

4 For the Lord hath pleasure praise bim, all ye stars and light in his people, and heipeth the

4 Praise him, all ye heavens, meek-hearted. and ye waters that are above the 5 Let the saints be joyful with benvens.

glory; let them rejoice in their 5 Let them praise the name of beds. the Lord; for he spake the word, 6 Let the praises of God be and they were made; he com- in their mouth, and a two-edged manded, and they were created. sword in their hands.

6 He hath made them fast for 7 To be avenged of the heathen, ever and ever; he hath given and to rebuke the people ; them a law, which shall not be

8 To bind their kings in chains, broken.

and their nobles with links of 7 Praise the Lord upon earth, iron. ye dragons, and all deeps ; 9 That they may be avenged

8 Fire and hail, snow and va.fof them; as it is written, Such pours, wind and storm, fulfilling bonour have all bis saints. bis word;

Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum. 9 Mountains and all hills; fruit- O Praise God in his holiness; full trees, and all cedars;

praise him in the firmament 10 Beasts and all cattle; worms of bis power. and feathered fowls;

2 Praise him in his noble acts; 11 Kings of the earth and all praise him according to his excel. people ; princes and all judges offient greatness. the world;

3 Praise him in the sound of 12 Young men and maidens, the trumpet; praise him upon old men and children, praise the the lute and harp: name of the Lord; for his name 4 Praise him in the cymbals only is excellent, and his praise and dances; praise him upon the above heaven and earth. strings and pipe.

13 He shall exalt the horn of 5 Praise him upon the well. his people: all his saints shall tuned cymbals; praise him upon praise him; even tbe children of the loud cymbals. Israel, even the people that serv 6 Let every thing that basta eth him.

breath praise the Lord.

The end of the Psaller.

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