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answer for me, O Lord, my 5 Lord, let me know my end, Goch

and the number of my days, 16 I have required that they, that I may be certified how even mine enemies, should noilong I have to live. triumph over me; for when 6 Behold, thou hast made my foot slipt, they rejoiced my days as it were a span long, greatly against me.

and mine age is even as no17 And I truly am set in the thing in respect of thee ; and plague, and my heaviness is e-verily every man living is alyer in my sight :

together vanity : 18 For I will confess my 7 For man walketh in a vain wickedness, and be sorry for shadow, and disquieteth himmy sin.

self in vain ; he heapeth up 19 But mine enemies live, riches, and cannot tell who and are mighty; and they thai shall gather them hate me wrongfully are many 8 And now, Lord, what is in number..

my hope? truly my hope is 20 They also that reward even in thee.. evil for good are against me;

9 Deliver me from all mine because I follow the thing that offences and make me not a. good is.

rebuke unto the foolish. 21 Forsake me not, O Lord, 10 I became dumb, and. my God; be not thou far from opened not my mouth; for it. me.

was thy doing. 22 Haste thee to help me,

il Take thy plague away O Lord, God of my salva-from me; I am even consumtion

ed by the means of thy heavy Psalm xxxix. Dixi, Củs

Thand.. todian.

12 When thou with rebukes. dost chasten man for sin, thou

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iny ways, that I offend not away, like as it were, a moth in my tongue.

fretting a garment : every man: 2 I will keep my mouth as therefore is but vanity. it were with a bridle, while 13 Hear my prayer, O Lord,, the ungodly, is in my sight. and with thipe ears consider

3 I held my tongue, and my calling ; hold not thy peace spake nothing : I kept silence, at my tears ; yea, even from good words; 14 For I am a stranger with but it was pain and grief to thee, and a sojourner, as all me.

my fathers were. 4 My heart was hot within

15 ) spare me a little, that: me : and while I was thus I may recover my strength,, musing the fire kindled, and before I go hence, and be. Das at the last I spake with my more seen,tongue:

Psalm xl. Expectans expleca, teousness in the great congretavi.

sation : Lo, I will not refrain

my lips, O Lord, and that thou I WAITED patiently for the knowest.

12 I have not hid thy righme, and heard my calling,

teousness within my heart; 2 He brought me also out of

my talk hath been of thy truth, the horrible pit, out of the and of thy salvation. mire and clay, and set my feet 13 I have not kept back thy upon the rock, and ordered loving mercy and truth from my goings.

the great congregation. 3 And he hath put a new 14 Withdraw not thou thy song

in my mouth, even a mercy from me, O Lord ; let thanksgiving unto our God.

thy loving kindness and thy , 14 Many shall see it, and truth always preserve me. fear, and shall put their trust 15 For innumerable troubles in the Lord.

are come about me.; my sins 5 Blessed is the man that have taken such hold upon me, hath set his hope in the Lord, that I am not able to look up; and turned not unto the proud, yea, they are more in number and to such as go about with than the hairs of my head, and lies.

my heart hatb failed me. 6 O Lord, my God, great 16 O Lord, let it be thy are the wondious works which pleasure to deliver me; make thou hast done; like as be haste, O Lord, to help me. also thy thoughts, which are 17 Let them be ashamed, to us-ward ; and yet there is and confounded together, that no n. in that ordereth them seek after my soul to destroy unto thee,

it ; let them be driven back7 If I should declare them, ward, and put to rebuke, that and speak of them, they should wish me evil. be more than I am able to ex 18 Let them be desolate, press.

and rewarded with shame, 8 Sacrifice and meat-offer- that say unto me, Fie upon ing thou wouldest not, but mine thee, fie upon thee. ears hast thou opened.

19 Let all those that seek 9 Burnt-offerings and sacri- thee, be joyful and glad in thee; Ace for sin hast thou not re- and let such as love thy salvaquired; then said I, Lo, Ition, say alway, The Lord be eome.

praised. 10 In the volume of the book 20 As for me, I am poor it is written of me, that I should and needy ; but the Lord cafulfil thy will. O my God : I reth for me. am content to do it ; yea, thy 21 Thou art my helper and law is within my heart. redeemer ; make no long tar

1: I have declared thy righ-frying, O my God.

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EVENIVG PRAYER. |vourest me, that mine enemy

doth not triumph against me. Psalm' xli. Beatus qui intel 12 And when I am in my ligit.

health, thou upholdest me,

od shalt set me before thy LESSED is he that consi- face for ever.

dereth the poor and nee. 13 Blessed be the Lord God dy; the Lord shall deliver of Israel, world without end. him in the time of trouble. Amen.

2 The Lord preserve him, and keep him alive, that he Psalm xlii. Que nadmodum. may be blessed upon earth ; IKE as the hart desireth

the water-brooks, so longthe will of his enemies.

eth my soul after thee, O God. 3 The Lord comfort him 2 My soul is athirst for G when he lieth sick upon his yea, even for the living God : bed ; make thou all his bed in When shall I come to appear his sickness.

before the presence of God? 4 I said, Lord, be merciful 3 My tears have been my unto me ; heal my soul, for I meat day and night, while have sinned against thee. they daily say unto me, where

5 Mine enemies speak evil is now thy God? of me; When shall he die, 4 Now when I think there. and his name perish ?

upon, I pour out my heart by 6 And if he come to see me, myself, for I went with the he speaketh vanity, and bis multitude, and brought them heart conceiveth falsehood forth into the house of God; within himself; and when he 5 In the voice of prąge and cometh forth, he telleth it. thanksgiving, among such as

7 All mine enemies whis-keep holy-day. per together against me, even 6 Why art thou so full of against me do they imagine heaviness, O my soul ? and this evil.

why art thou so disquieted 8 Let the sentence of guil- within me ? tiness proceed against him, 7 Put thy trust in God ; for and now that he licth, let him I will yet give him thanks for rise up no more.

the help of his countenance. 9 Yea, even mine own fa 8 My God, my soul is vexmiliar friend whom I trusteci, ed within me ; therefore will who did also eat of my bread, I remember thee concerning hath laid great wait for me. the land of Jordan, and the

10 But be thou merciful little bill of Hermon. unto me, O Lord; raise thou 9 One deep calleth another, me up again, and I shall re- because of the noise of the ward them.

water pipes; all thy waves 11 By this I know thou fa-and storms are gone over me.

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10 The Lord hath grantedy 5 Why art thou so heavy,
his loving-kindness in the day. O my soul ? and why art thou
time, and in the night-season so disquieted within me?
did I sing of him, and made 6 O put thy trust in God;
my prayer unto the God of for I will yet give him thanks,

which is the help of my coun-
11 I will say unto the God tenance, and my God.
of my strength, Why hast
thou forgotten me? Why go The Ninth day.
I thus heavily, while the e-

MORNING PRAYER.
nemy oppresseth me?

12 My bones are smitten Psalm xliv. Deus auribus.
asunder as with a sword, while WE have heard with our
mine enemies that trouble

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me cast me in the teeth ; lhers have told us what thou.

13 Namely, while they say hast done in their time of old.
daily unto me, Where is now 2 How thou hast driven out
thy God?

the heathen with thy hand, 14 Why art thou so vexed, and planted them in; how

soul ? and why art thou thou hast destroyed the na.. so disquieted within me ? Itions and cast them out.

15 O put thy trust in God ; 3 For they gat not the land for I will yet thank him, in possession through their which is the help of my coun- own sword, neither was it their tenance, and my God. own arm that helped them ; Psalm xliii. Judica me, Deus. 4 But thy right hand, and. VIVE sentence with me, thine arm, and the light of thy God, and defend

my countenance; because thou cause against the ungodly hadst a favour unto them. people ; ( deliver me from 5 Thou art my King, O The deceitful and wicked man; God ; send help unto Jacob.

2 For thou art the God of 6 Through thee will we
my strength : why hast thou overthrow our enemies, and
put me from thee? and why in thy Name will we tread
go I so heavily, while the ene-them under that rise up a.
my oppresseth me? gainst us.

30 send out thy light and 7 For I will not trust in my
thy truth, that they may lead bow; it is not my sword that
me, and bring me unto thy shall help me.
holy hill, and to thy dwelling. 8 But it is thou that savest

4 And that I may go unto us from our enemies, and pule
the altar of God, even unto test them to confusion that
the God of my joy and glad- hate us.
ness ;

and

upon the harp will 9 We make our boast of I give thanks unto thee, o God all day long, and will God, my God.

praise thy Name for ever.

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15 Thou makest us to be a My heart is inditing of a

10 But now thou art far off, 22 For thy sake also are we and puttest us to confusion ; killed all the day long, and and goest not forth with our are counted as sheep appointarmies.

ed to be slain. !1 Thou makest us to turn 23 Up, Lord, why sleepest our backs upon our enemies, thou? awake, and be not abso that they which hate us sent from us for ever. spoil our goods.

24 Wherefore hidest thou 12 Thou lettest us be eaten thy face, and forgettest our up like sheep, and hast scat- misery and trouble? tered us among the heathen. 25 For our soul is brought

13 Thou sellest thy people low, even unto the dust ; our for nought, and takest no mo- belly cleaveth unto the ground. ney for them.

26 Arise, and help us, and 14 Thou makest us to be deliver us, for thy mercies' rebuked of our neighbours, to sake. be laughed to scorn, and had Psalm xlv. Eructavit car in derision of them that are

meum. round about us.

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good matter; I speak by-word among the heathen, of the things which I have and that the people shake made unto the King. their heads at us.

? My tongue is the pen of 16 My confusion is daily be-a ready writer. fore me, and the shame of my 3 Thou art fairer than the face hath covered me ;

Ichildren of men ; full of grace 17 For the voice of the are thy lips, because God hath slanderer and blasphemer, for blessed thee for ever. the enemy and avenger. 4 Gird thee with thy sword

18 And though all this be upon thy thigh, O thou most come upon us, yet do we not mighty, according to thy worforget thee, nor behave our-ship and renown. selves frowardly in thy covenant 5 Good luck have thou with

19 Our heart is not turned thine honour : ride on, because back, neither our steps gone of the word of truth, of meek. out of thy way ;

ness and righteousness, and 20 No, not when thou hast thy right hand shall teach smitten us into the place of thee terrible things. dragons, and covered us with 6 Thy arrows very the shadow of death. sharp, and the people shall

21 If we have forgotten the be subdued unto thee even Name of our God, and holden in the midst among the King's up our hands to any strange enemies. god, shall not God search it 7 Thy seat, O God, endurout ? for he knoweth the very eth for ever; the sceptre of thy Rcrets of the heart.

kingdom is a right sceptre.

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