11 What man is he that feareth of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy the Lord? him shall he teach in the wondrous works. way that he shall choose.

8 Lord, I have loved the habita12 His soul shall dwell at ease, tion of thy house, and the place and his seed shall inherit the land. where thine honour dwelleth.

13 The secret of the Lord is 9 O shut not up my soul with among them that fear him, and he the sinners, nor my life with the will show them his covenant. blood-thirsty;

14 Mine eyes are ever looking 10 In whose hands is wickedness, unto the Lord; for he shall pluck and their right hand is full of gifts. my feet out of the net.

11 But as for me, I will walk 15 Turn thee unto me, and have innocently: 0 deliver me, and be mercy upon me; for I am desolate, merciful unto me. and in misery.

12 My foot standeth right: I will 16 The sorrows of my heart praise the Lord in the congregaare enlarged: O bring thou me tions. out of my troubles.

EVENING PRAYER. 17 Look upon my adversity and Psalm 27. Doniinus illuminatio. misery, and forgive me all my THE Lord is my light and my sin

salvationthen '18 Consider mine enemies how fear? the Lord is the strength of my many they are; and they bear a life, of whom then shall I be afraid? tyrannous hate against me.

2 When the wicked, even mine 19 O keep my soul, and deliver enemies and my foes, came upon me: let me not be confounded, me to eat up my flesh, they stumfor I have put my trust in thee. bled and fell.

20 Let perfectness and right 3 Though an host of men were eous dealing wait upon me; for laid against me, yet shall not my my hope hath been in thee. heart be afraid; and though there

21 Deliver Israel, O God, out rose up war against me, yet will I of all his troubles.

put my trust in thee. Psalm 26. Judica me, Domine. 4 One thing have I desired of E thou my judge, O Lord, for the Lord, which I will require;

I have walked innocently: my even that I may dwell in the house trust hath been also in the Lord, of the Lord all the days of my life, therefore shall I not fall.

to behold the fair beauty of the 2 Examine me, O Lord, and Lord, and to visit his temple. prove me; try out my reins and 5 For in the time of trouble he

shall bide me in his tabernacle ; 3 For thy loving kindness is yea, in the secret place of his dwellever before mine eyes; and I will ing shall he hide me, and set me walk in the truth.

up upon a rock of stone. 4 I have not dwelt with vain 6 And now shall he lift up mine persons; neither will I have fel-head above mine enemies round lowship with the deceitful.

about me. 5 I have hated the congregation 7 Therefore will I offer in his of the wicked ; and will not sit dwelling an oblation, with great among the ungodly.

gladness: I will sing and speak 6 I will wash my hands in inno-praises unto the Lord. cency, O Lord; and so will I go to 8 Hearken unto my voice, O thine altar.

Lord, when I cry unto thee; have 7 That I may show the voice! mercy upon me, and hear me.



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9 My heart hath talked of thee, fore shall he break them down, Seek ye my face: thy face, Lord, and not build them up. will I seek.

7 Praised be the Lord; for he 10 O hide not thou thy face from hath heard the voice of my humble me, nor cast thy servant away in petitions. displeasure.

8 The Lord is my strength, and il Thou hast been my succour; my shield; my heart hath trusted leave me not, neither forsake me, in him, and I am helped; therefore O God of my salvation.

my heart danceth for joy, and in 12 When my father and my my song will I praise him. mother forsake me, the Lord 9 The Lord is my strength, and taketh me up

he is the wholesome defence of 13 Teach me thy way, O Lord, his Anointed. and lead me in the right way, be 10 O save thy people, and give cause of mine enemies.

thy blessing unto thine inheritance: 14 Deliver me not over into the feed them, and set them up for will of mine adversaries: for there ever. are false witnesses risen up against Psalm 29. Afferte Domino. me, and such as speak wrong.

RING unto the Lord, O ye 15 I should utterly have fainted, mighty, bring young rams unbut that I believe verily to see the to the Lord; ascribe unto the goodness of the Lord in the land Lord worship and strength. of the living

2 Give the Lord the honour 16 O tarry thou the Lord's lei- due unto his name; worship the sure; be strong, and he shall com- Lord with holy worship. fort thine heart; and put thou thy 3 It is the Lord that commandtrust in the Lord.

eth the waters; it is the glorious Psalm 28. Ad te, Domine. God that maketh the thunder. TNTO thee will I


O Lord, 4 It is the Lord that ruleth the my strength: think no scorn sea; the voice of the Lord is mighty of me; Iest, if thou make as though in operation; the voice of the Lord thou hearest not, I become like is a glorious voice. them that go down into the pit. 5 The voice of the Lord break

2 Hear the voice of my humble eth the cedar trees; yea, the Lord petitions, when I cry unto thee; breaketh the cedars of Libanus. when I hold up my hands towards 6 He maketh them also to skip the mercy-seat of thy holy tem- like a calf; Libanus also and Siple.

rion like a young unicorn. 3 O pluck me not away, neither 7 The voice of the Lord didestroy me with the ungodly and videth the flames of fire; the voice wicked doers, which speak friendly of the Lord shaketh the wilderto their neighbours, but imagine ness; yea, the Lord shaketh the mischief in their hearts.

wilderness of Cades. 4 Reward them according to their 8 The voice of the Lord maketh deeds, and according to the wicked- the hinds to bring forth young, ness of their own inventions. and discovereth the thick bushes:

5 Recompense them after the in his temple doth every man speak work of their hands; pay them of his honour. that they have deserved.

9 The Lord sitteth above the 6 For they regard not in their water flood, and the Lord remainmind the works of the Lord, nor eth a King for ever. the operation of his hands; there 10 The Lord shall give strength



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unto his people; the Lord shall give confusion; deliver me in thy righthis people the blessing of peace.

2 Bow down thine ear to ine; The sixth Day.

make baste to deliver me. MORNING PRAYER. 3 And be thou my strong rock, Psalm 30. Exaltabo te, Domine. and house of defence, that thou WILL magnify thee, O Lord; mayest save me;

4 For thou art my strong rock, made my foes to triumph over me. and my castle: be thou also my

2 O Lord, my God, I cried unto guide, and lead me for thy name's thee; and thou hast healed me. sake.

3 Thou, Lord, hast brought my 5 Draw me out of the net that soul out of hell : thou hast kept they have laid privily for me;

for my life from them that go down thou art my strength. to the pit.

6 Into thy hands I commend 4 Sing praises unto the Lord, O my spirit; for thou hast redeemed ye saints of his; and give thanks me, O Lord, thou God of truth. unto him, for a remembrance of 7 I have hated them that hold his holiness.

of superstitious vanities, and my 5 For his wrath endureth but trust hath been in the Lord. the twinkling of an eye, and in his 8 I will be glad, and rejoice in pleasure is life; heaviness may thy mercy; for thou hast considerendure for a night, but joy comethed my trouble, and hast known in the morning.

my soul in adversities. 6 And in my prosperity, I said, 9 Thou hast not shut me up I shall never be removed; thou, into the hand of the enemy, but Lord, of thy goodness, hast made hast set my feet in a large room. my hill so strong.

10 Have mercy upon me, O 7 Thou didst turn thy face from Lord, for I am in trouble, and mine me, and I was troubled.

eye is consumed for very heavi8 Then cried I unto thee, O ness; yea, my soul and my body: Lord; and gat me to my Lord 11 For my life is waxen old right humbly.

with heaviness, and my years with 9 What profit is there in my mourning. blood, when I go down to the pit? 12 My strength faileth me, be

10 Shall the dust give thanks cause of mine iniquity, and my unto thee? or shall it declare thy bones are consumed. truth?

13 I became a reproof among all 11 Hear, O Lord, and have mine enemies, but especially among mercy upon me; Lord, be thou my neighbours; and they of mine my helper.

acquaintance were afraid of me: 12 Thou hast turned my hea- and they that did see me without, viness into joy; thou hast put off conveyed themselves from me. my sackcloth, and girded me with 14 I am clean forgotten as a gladness :

dead out of mind; I am be13 Therefore shall every good come like a broken vessel. man sing of thy praise without 15 For I have heard the blasceasing : O my God, I will give phemy of the multitude, and fear is thanks unto thee for ever. on every side, while they conspire Psalm 31. In te, Domine, speravi. together against me, and take their N thee, O Lord, have I put my counsel to take away my life. trust;

let me never be put tol 16 But my hope hath been in

art my

the grave.

thee, O Lord; I have said, Thou and in whose spirit there is no God.

guile. 17 My time is in thy hand; 3 For whilst I held my tongue, deliver me from the hand of mine my bones consumed away through enemies, and from them that per- my daily complaining. secute me.

4 For thy hand is heavy upon 18 Show thy servant the light me day and night, and my moisof thy countenance, and save me ture is like the drought in summer. for thy mercies' sake.

5 I will acknowledge my sin 19 Let me not be confounded, unto thee; and mine unrighteousO Lord, for I have called upon ness have I not hid. thee; let the ungodly be put to

6 I said, I will confess my sins confusion, and be put to silence in unto the Lord; and so thou for

gavest the wickedness of my sin. 20 Let the lying lips be put to 7 For this shall every one that is silence, which cruelly, disdainful- godly make his prayer unto thee, ly, and despitefully speak against in a time when thou mayest be the righteous.

found ; but in the great water floods 21 O how plentiful is thy good- they shall not come nigh him. ness, which thou hast laid up for 8 Thou art a place to hide me them that fear thee, and that thou in; thou shalt preserve me from hast prepared for them that put trouble; thou shalt compass me their trust in thee, even before the about with songs of deliverance. sons of men,

9 I will inform thee, and teach 22 Thou shalt hide them privi- thee in the way wherein thou shalt ly by thine own presence from the go; and I will guide thee with provoking of all men: thou shalt mine eye. keep them secretly in thy taberna 10 Be ye not like to horse and cle from the strife of tongues. mule, which have no understand

23 Thanks be to the Lord; for ing; whose mouths must be held he hath showed me marvellous with bit and bridle, lest they fall great kindness in a strong city.

24 And when I made haste, I 11 Great plagues remain for the said, I am cast out of the sight of ungodly; but whoso putteth his

trust in the Lord, mercy embraceth 25 Nevertheless, thou heardest him on every side. the voice of my prayer, when I 12 Be glad, O ye righteous, and cried unto thee.

rejoice in the Lord; and be joyful, 26 O love the Lord, all ye his all ye that are true of heart. saints; for the Lord preserveth

Psalm 33. Exultate, justi.

in ously rewardeth the proud doer.

27 Be strong, and he shall well the just to be thankful. establish your heart, all ye that 2 Praise the Lord with harp; put your trust in the Lord.

sing praises unto him with the lute, EVENING PRAYER. and instrument of ten strings. Psalın 32. Beati, quorum.

3 Sing unto the Lord a new LESSED is he whose un- song; sing praises lustily unto him

righteousness is forgiven, and with a good courage; whose sin is covered.

4 For the word of the Lord is 2 Blessed is the man unto true, and all his works are faithful. whom the Lord imputeth no sin, 5 He loveth righteousness and

upon thee.

thine eyes.

them that are faithful, and plente- R righteous"; for it becometh

Juugment; the earth is full of the ried for the Lord; for he is our goodness of the Lord.

help and our shield. 6 By the word of the Lord were 20 For our heart shall rejoice the heavens made, and all the hosts in him ; because we have hoped in of them by the breath of his mouth. his holy name.

7 He gathereth the waters of 21 Let thy merciful kindness, the sea together, as it were upon O Lord, be upon us, like as we do an heap; and layeth up the deep, put our trust in thee. as in a treasure-house.

Psalm 34. Benedicam Domino. 8. Let all the earth fear the

I Lord: stand in awe of him, all ye

WILL alway give thanks unto

the Lord ; his praise shall ever that dwell in the world ;

be in my mouth. 9 For he spake, and it was done; 2 My soul shall make her boast he commanded, and it stood fast. in the Lord; the humble shall hear

10 The Lord bringeth the coun- thereof, and be glad. sel of the heathen to nought, and 3 O praise the Lord with me, maketh the devices of the people and let us magnify his name toto be of none effect, and casteth gether. out the counsels of princes.

4 I sought the Lord, and he 11 The counsel of the Lord shall heard me; yea, he delivered me endure for ever, and the thoughts out of all my fear. of his heart from generation to 5 They had an eye unto him, and generation.

were lightened; and their faces 12 Blessed are the people whose were not ashamed. God is the Lord Jehovah; and 6 Lo, the poor crieth, and the blessed are the folk that he hath Lord heareth him; yea, and saveth chosen to him, to be his inherit- him out of all his troubles. ance.

7 The Angel of the Lord tarrieth 13 The Lord looked down from round about them that fear him, heaven, and beheld all the chil- and delivereth them. dren of men ;

from the habitation 8 O taste, and see, how gracious of his dwelling, he considereth all the Lord is: blessed is the man them that dwell on the earth. that trusteth in him.

14 He fashioneth all the hearts 9 O fear the Lord, ye that are of them, and understandeth all his saints; for they that fear him their works.

lack nothing. 15 There is no king that can be 10 The lions do lack, and suffer saved by the multitude of an host; hunger ; but they who seek the neither is any mighty man deliver-Lord shall want no manner of ed by much strength.

thing that is good. 16 A horse is counted but a vain 11 Come, ye children, and hearkthing to save a man; neither shall en unto me; I will teach you the he deliver any man by his great fear of the Lord. strength.

12 What man is he that lusteth to 17 Behold, the eye of the Lord live, and would fain see good days! is upon them that fear him, and

13 Keepthy tongue from evil, and upon them that put their trust in thy lips, that they speak no guile. his mercy,

14 Eschew evil, and do good; 18 To deliver their soul from seek peace, and ensue it. death, and to feed them in the time

15 The


of the Lord are over of dearth.

the righteous, and his ears are 19 Our soul hath patiently tar- open unto their prayers.

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