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displeasure, shalt cast them down.] 9 Awake up, my glory; awake, 8 Thou tellest my wanderings:lute and harp: I myself will awake put my tears into thy bottle: are right early.

not these things noted in thy book? 10 I will give thanks unto thee, 9 Whensoever I call upon thee, O Lord, among the people; and then shall mine enemies be put to I will sing unto thee among the flight: this I know; for God is on nations.

my side.

11 For the greatness of thy 10 In God's word will I rejoice; mercy reacheth unto the heavens, in the Lord's word will I comfort and thy truth unto the clouds. 12 Set up thyself, O God, above 11 Yea, in God have I put my the heavens, and thy glory above trust; I will not be afraid what all the earth.



man can do unto me.



Psalm 58. Si vere utique.

12 Unto thee, O God, will ARE your minds set upon righteousness, O ye congregation? and do ye judge the thing that is

pay my vows; unto thee will I give thanks.

13 For thou hast delivered my right, O ye sons of men? soul from death, and my feet from 2 Yea, ye imagine mischief in falling, that I may walk before your heart upon the earth, and God in the light of the living. your hands deal with wickedPsalm 57. Miserere mei, Deus.

E merciful unto me, O God,


Be merciful unto me; for my even from their mother's womb; 3 The ungodly are froward,

soul trasteth in thee; and under the as soon as they are born, they go shadow of thy wings shall be my astray and speak lies. refuge, until this tyranny be over- 4 They are as venomous as the past. poison of a serpent, even like the 2 I will call unto the most high deaf adder, that stoppeth her ears; God, even unto the God that shall 5 Which refuseth to hear the perform the cause which I have in voice of the charmer, charm he hand. never so wisely.

3 He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproof of him that would eat me up.

6 Break their teeth, O God, in their mouths; smite the jaw-bones of the lions, O Lord: let them fall 4 God shall send forth his mercy away like water_that_runneth and truth: my soul is among lions. apace; and when they shoot their

5 And I lie even among the chil-arrows, let them be rooted out. dren of men, that are set on fire, 7 Let them consume away like whose teeth are spears and arrows, a snail, and be like the untimely and their tongue a sharp sword. fruit of a woman; and let them 6 Set up thyself, O God, above not see the sun.

the heavens, and thy glory above 8 Or ever your pots be made all the earth. hot with thorns, so let indignation 7 They have laid a net for my vex him, even as a thing that is feet, and pressed down my soul; raw.

they have digged a pit before me, 9 The righteous shall rejoice, and are fallen into the midst of it when he seeth the vengeance; he themselves. shall wash his footsteps in the blood of the ungodly.

8 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing, and give praise.

10 So that a man shall say, Verily, there is a reward for the

righteous; doubtless there is a God return, grin like a dog, and will go that judgeth the earth. about the city.

EVENING PRAYER. 15 They will run here and there Psalm 59. Eripe me de inimicis. for meat, and grudge if they be

DELIVER me from mine not satisfied.

enemies, O God; defend me 16 As for me, I will sing of thy from them that rise up against me. power, and will praise thy mercy 2 O deliver me from the wick-betimes in the morning; for thou ed doers, and save me from the hast been my defence and refuge blood-thirsty men. in the day of my trouble. 3 For lo, they lie waiting for my 17 Unto thee, O my strength, soul; the mighty men are gathered will I sing; for thou, O God, art against me, without any offence or my refuge, and my merciful God. fault of me, O Lord. Psalm 60. Deus, repulisti nos.

4 They run and prepare them-GOD, thou hast cast us out, selves without my fault; arise thou and scattered us abroad; thon therefore to help me, and behold. hast also been displeased: O turn 5 Stand up, O Lord God of thee unto us again. hosts, thou God of Israel, to visit 2 Thou hast moved the land, all the heathen, and be not merci- and divided it: heal the sores ful unto them that offend of mali- thereof, for it shaketh. 3 Thou hast showed thy people 6 They go to and fro in the even-heavy things; thou hast given us a ing, they grin like a dog, and run drink of deadly wine.

cious wickedness.

about through the city.

4 Thou hast given a token for 7 Behold, they speak with their such as fear thee, that they may mouth, and swords are in their triumph because of the truth. lips; for who doth hear? 5 Therefore were thy beloved

8 But thou, O Lord, shalt have delivered: help me with thy right them in derision, and thou shalt hand, and hear me.

laugh all the heathen to scorn.

6 God hath spoken in his ho

9 My strength will I ascribe liness, I will rejoice and divide unto thee; for thou art the God of Sichem, and mete out the valley of my refuge. Succoth.

10 God showeth me his goodness] 7 Gilead is mine, and Manasses plenteously: and God shall let me is mine; Ephraim also is the see my desire upon mine enemies. strength of my head; Judah is my 11 Slay them not, lest my people law-giver;

forget it; but scatter them abroad 8 Moab is my wash-pot; over among the people, and put them Edom will I cast out my shoe; down, O Lord, our defence. Philistia, be thou glad of me.

12 For the sin of their mouth, and for the words of their lips, they shall be taken in their pride: and why? their preaching is of cursing and lies.

13 Čonsume them in thy wrath; consume them, that they may

9 Who will lead me into the strong city? who will bring me into Edom?

10 Hast not thou cast us out, O God? wilt not thou, O God, go out with our hosts?

11 O be thou our help in trouperish, and know that it is God ble; for vain is the help of man. that ruleth in Jacob, and unto the ends of the world.

12 Through God will we do great acts; for it is he that shall

14 And in the evening they will tread down our enemies.

Psalm 61. Exaudi, Deus.
[EAR my crying, O God, give
ear unto my prayer.


7 In God is my health and my glory, the rock of my might; and in God is my trust.

2 From the ends of the earth 8 O put your trust in him alway, will I call upon thee, when my ye people; pour out your hearts heart is in heaviness. before him; for God is our hope. 3 O set me up upon the rock 9 As for the children of men, that is higher than I; for thou hast they are but vanity; the children been my hope, and a strong tower of men are deceitful upon the for me against the enemy. weights; they are altogether lighter 4 I will dwell in thy tabernacle than vanity itself.

for ever, and my trust shall be un- 10 O trust not in wrong and rob der the covering of thy wings. bery; give not yourselves unto

5 For thou, O Lord, hast heard vanity: if riches increase, set not my desires, and hast given an heri- your heart upon them.

tage unto those that fear thy name. 11 God spake once, and twice I 6 Thou shalt grant the King a have also heard the same, that long life, that his years may endure power belongeth unto God; throughout all generations.

12 And that thou, Lord, ar 7 He shall dwell before God for merciful; for thou rewardest every ever: O prepare thy loving mercy man according to his work. and faithfulness, that they may him.

Psalm 63. Deus, Deus meus.
GOD, thou art my God; ear-

eserve will I always sing praise Oly will hour they.

8 So

unto thy name, that I may daily
perform my vows.

The twelfth Day.
Psalm 62. Nonne Deo?

Y soul truly waiteth still upon
God; for of him cometh


2 He verily is my strength and my salvation; he is my defence, so that I shall not greatly fall.


2 My soul thirsteth for thee; my flesh also longeth after thee, in a barren and dry land where no water is.

3 Thus have I looked for thee in holiness, that I might behold thy power and glory;

4 For thy loving kindness is better than the life itself: my lips shall praise thee.

5 As long as I live will I magnify thee in this manner, and lift up 3 How long will ye imagine my hands in thy name. mischief against every man? ye 6 My soul shall be satisfied, even shall be slain all the sort of you; as it were with marrow and fatness, yea, as a tottering wall shall ye be, when my mouth praiseth thee with and like a broken hedge. joyful lips.

4 Their device is only how to 7 Have I not remembered thee put him out whom God will exalt; in my bed, and thought upon thee their delight is in lies; they give when I was waking? good words with their mouth, but 8 Because thou hast been my curse with their heart. helper; therefore under the sha

5 Nevertheless, my soul wait dow of thy wings will I rejoice. thou still upon God; for my hope

is in him.

9 My soul hangeth upon thee; thy right hand hath upholden me. 10 These also that seek the hurt

6. He truly is my strength, and my salvation; he is my defence, of my soul, they shall go under the

so that I shall not fall.


11 Let them fall upon the edge me: O be thou merciful unto our of the sword, that they may be a sins. portion for foxes.

4 Blessed is the man whom thou 12 But the King shall rejoice in choosest, and receivest unto thee: God; all they also that swear by he shall dwell in thy court, and shall him shall be commended; for the be satisfied with the pleasures of mouth of them that speak lies shall thy house, even of thy holy temple. be stopped. 5 Thou shalt show us wonderPsalm 64. Exaudi, Deus. ful things in thy righteousness, O TEAR my voice, O God, in God of our salvation; thou that my prayer; preserve my life art the hope of all the ends of the from fear of the enemy. earth, and of them that remain in the broad sea.


2 Hide me from the gathering together of the froward, and from the insurrection of wicked doers;

3 Who have whet their tongue like a sword, and shoot out their arrows, even bitter words,

6 Who in his strength setteth fast the mountains, and is girded about with power.

7 Who stilleth the raging of the sea, and the noise of his waves, and 4 That they may privily shoot at the madness of the people. him that is perfect: suddenly do 8 They also that dwell in the they hit him, and fear not. uttermost parts of the earth shall 5 They encourage themselves be afraid at thy tokens, thou that in mischief, and commune among makest the out-goings of the mornthemselves, how they may laying and evening to praise thee. snares; and say, that no man shall 9 Thou visitest the earth, and blessest it; thou makest it very plenteous.

see them.

6 They imagine wickedness, and practise it; that they keep se- 10 The river of God is full of water: thou preparest their corn, for so thou providest for the earth.

cret among themselves, every man in the deep of his heart.

11 Thou waterest her furrows;

7 But God shall suddenly shoot at them with a swift arrow, that thou sendest rain into the little they shall be wounded. valleys thereof; thou makest it soft 8 Yea, their own tongues shall with the drops of rain, and blessest make them fall; insomuch that the increase of it.

whoso seeth them, shall laugh 12 Thou crownest the year with them to scorn. thy goodness; and thy clouds drop

9 And all men that see it shall fatness. say, This hath God done; for they shall perceive that it is his work.

10 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord, and put his trust in him; and all they that are true of heart shall be glad.

EVENING PRAYER. Psalm 65. Te decet hymnus. HOU, O God, art praised in


13 They shall drop upon the dwellings of the wilderness; and the little hills shall rejoice on every side.

14 The folds shall be full of sheep the valleys also shall stand so thick with corn, that they shall laugh and sing.

Psalm 66. Jubilate Deo.

Sion; and unto thee shall the OBE joyful in God, all ye lands;

vow be performed in Jerusalem.

2 Thou that hearest the prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.

sing praises unto the honour of his name; make his praise to be glorious.

3 My misdeeds prevail against 2 Say unto God, O how won

derful art thou in thy works; considered the voice of my prayer. through the greatness of thy pow- 18 Praised be God, who hath er shall thine enemies be found not cast out my prayer, nor turnliars unto thee. ed his mercy from me. Psalm 67. Deus misereatur.

3 For all the world shall worship thee, sing of thee, and praise OD be merciful unto us, and thy name. bless us, and show us the 4 O come hither, and behold light of his countenance, and be the works of God, how wonder-merciful unto us;

ful he is in his doing toward the 2 That thy way may be known children of men. upon earth, thy saving health 5 He turned the sea into dry among all nations. land, so that they went through the 3 Let the people praise thee, O water on foot; there did we rejoice God; yea, let all the people praise thereof. thee.

6 He ruleth with his power for 4 O let the nations rejoice and ever; his eyes behold the people: be glad; for thou shalt judge the and such as will not believe, shall folk righteously, and govern the not be able to exalt themselves. nations upon earth.

7 O praise our God, ye people, 5 Let the people praise thee, O and make the voice of his praise God; let all the people praise thee. to be heard;

8 Who holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to slip. 9 For thou, O God, hast proved us; thou also hast tried us, like as silver is tried.

10 Thou broughtest us into the snare, and laidst trouble upon our loins.

11 Thou sufferedst men to ride

6 Then shall the earth bring forth her increase; and God, even our own God, shall give us his blessing.

7 God shall bless us; and all the ends of the world shall fear him.

The thirteenth Day. MORNING PRAYER. Psalm 68. Exurgat Deus. ET arise,

over our heads; we went through enemies be scattered; let them

fire and water, and thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.

also that hate him flee before him. 12 I will go into thine house 2 Like as the smoke vanisheth, with burnt-offerings, and will pay so shalt thou drive them away; thee my vows, which I promised and like as wax melteth at the fire, with my lips, and spake with my so let the ungodly perish at the mouth, when I was in trouble. presence of God.

13 I will offer unto thee fat burnt- 3 But let the righteous be glad, sacrifices, with the incense of rams; and rejoice before God; let them I will offer bullocks and goats. also be merry and joyful.

14 O come hither, and hearken, 4 O sing unto God, and sing all ye that fear God, and I will tell praises unto his name; magyou what he hath done for my soul. nify him that rideth upon the hea15 I called unto him with my vens as it were upon an horse mouth, and gave him praises with praise him in his name JAH, and my tongue. rejoice before him.

5 He is a father of the fatherless, and defendeth the cause of the widows; even God in his holy

16 If I incline unto wickedness with mine heart, the Lord will not hear me. 17 But God hath heard me, and habitation.

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