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inheritance,and mount Sion, where- 18 Thou hast set all the borders in thou hast dwelt.

of the earth; thou hast made sum4 Lift up thy feet, that thou mer and winter. mayest utterly destroy every ene- 19 Remember this, O Lord, my, which hath done evil in thy how the enemy hath rebuked ; sanctuary.

and how the foolish people hath 5 Thine adversaries roar in the blasphemed thy name. midst of thy congregations, and set 20 O deliver not the soul of thy up their banners for

tokens. turtle-dove unto the multitude of 6 He that hewed timber afore the enemies; and forget not the out of the thick trees, was known congregation of the poor for ever. to bring it to an excellent work ; 21 Look upon the covenant; for

7 But now they break down all all the earth is full of darkness and the carved work thereof with axes cruel habitations. and hammers.

22 O let not the simple go away 8 They have set fire upon thy ashamed; but let the poor and holy places, and have defiled the needy give praise unto thy name. dwelling-place of thy name, even 23 Arise, O God, maintain thine unto the ground.

own cause ; remember how the 9 Yea, they said in their hearts, foolish man blasphemeth thee daily. Let us make havock of them alto- 24 Forget not the voice of thine gether : Thus have they burnt up enemies: the presumption of them all the houses of God in the land. that hate thee increaseth ever more

10 We see not our tokens; there and more. is not one prophet more; no, not one is there among us, that under- The fifteenth Day. standeth any more.

MORNING PRAYER. 11 O God, how long shall the Psalm 75. Confitebimur tibi. adversary do this dishonour ? how TNTO thee, O God, do we give long shall the enemy blaspheme thanks; yea, unto thee do we thy name ? for ever ?

give thanks, 12 Why withdrawest thou thy 2 Thy name also is so nigh hand? why pluckest thou not thy and that do thy, wondrous works right hand out of thy bosom, to declare. consume the enemy?

3 When I receive the congrega13 For God is my King of old ; tion, I shall judge according unto the help that is done upon earth, he right. doeth it himself.

4 The earth is weak, and all 14 Thou didst divide the sea the inhabitants thereof: I bear up through thy power; thou breakest the pillars of it. the heads of the dragons in the 5 I said unto the fools, Deal not waters.

so madly; and to the ungodly, Set 15 Thou smotest the heads of not up your horn. Leviathan in pieces, and gavest 6 Set not up your horn on high, him to be meat for the people in and speak not with a stiff neck; the wilderness.

7 For promotion cometh neither 16 Thou broughtest out fountains, from the east, nor from the west, and waters out of the hard rocks ; nor yet from the south. thou driedst up mighty waters. 8 And why? God is the Judge;

17 The day is thine, and the he putteth down one, and setteth night is thine; thou hast prepared up another. the light and the sun.

9 For in the hand of the Lord P



Is Jerry is God known ; his name

there is a cup, and the wine is red ; 2 In the time of my trouble I it is full mixt, and he poureth out sought the Lord: my sore ran, and of the same.

ceased not in the night-season; my 10 As for the dregs thereof, all soul refused comfort. the ungodly of the earth shall drink 3 When I am in heaviness, I them, and suck them out. will think upon God; when my

11 But I will talk of the God of heart is vexed, I will complain. Jacob, and praise him for ever. 4 Thou holdest mine eyes wak

12 All the horns of the ungodly ing: I am so feeble that I cannot also will I break, and the horns of speak. the righteous shall be exalted. 5 I have considered the days of Psalm 76. Notus in Judæa. old, and the years that are past.

6. I call to remembrance my is great in Israel.

song, and in the night I commune 2 At Salem is his tabernacle, with mine own heart, and search and his dwelling in Sion. out my spirits.

3 There brake he the arrows 7 Will the Lord absent himself of the bow, the shield, the sword, for ever; and will he be no more and the battle.

intreated ? 4 Thou art of more honour and 8 Is his mercy clean gone for might than the hills of the robbers. ever; and is his promise come ut

5 The proud are robbed; they terly to an end for evermore ? have slept their sleep; and all the 9 Hath God forgotten to be men whose hands were mighty, gracious; and will be shut up his have found nothing.

loving kindness in displeasure ? - 6 At thy rebuke, O God of Ja- 10 And I said, it is mine own cob, both the chariot and horse are infirmity; but I will remember the fallen.

years of the right hand of the Most 7 Thou, even thou art to be Highest. feared; and who may stand in thy 11 I will remember the works sight, when thou art angry?

of the Lord, and call to mind the 8 Thou didst cause thy judg- wonders of old time. ment to be heard from heaven; the 12 I will think also of all thy earth trembled, and was still, works, and my talking shall be of

9 When God arose to judg- thy doings. ment, and to help all the meek up- 13 Thy way, O God, is holy: on earth.

who is so great a God as our God ? 10 The fierceness of man shall 14 Thou art the God that doeth turn to thy praise, and the fierce-wonders, and hast declared thy ness of them shalt thou refrain.

power among the people. 11 Promise unto the Lord your 15 Thou hast mightily delivered God, and keep it, all ye that are thy people, even the sons of Jacob round about him; bring presents and Joseph. unto him that ought to be feared. 16 The waters saw thee, O God,

12 He shall refrain the spirit of the waters saw thee, and were princes, and is wonderful among afraid ; the depths also were the kings of the earth.

troubled. Psalm 77. Voce mea ad Dominum. 17 The clouds poured out wa

WILL cry unto God with my ter, the air thundered, and thine

voice; even unto God will I arrows went abroad. cry with my voice, and he shall 18 The voice of thy thunder was hearken unto me.

Theard round about: the lightnings


shone upon the ground; the earth 12 But forgat what he had done, was moved, and shook withal. and the wonderful works that he

19 Thy way is in the sea, and had showed for them. thy paths in the great waters, and 13 Marvellous things did he in thy foot-steps are not known. the sight of our forefathers, in the

20 Thou leddest thy people like land of Egypt, even in the field of sheep, by the hand of Moses and Zoan. Aaron.

14 He divided the sea, and let EVENING PRAYER. them go through; he made the Psalm 78, Attendite, popule. waters to stand on an heap. FEAR my law, O my people;

your ears unto the them with a cloud, and all the words of my mouth.

night through with a light of 2 I will open my mouth in a fire. parable; I will declare hard sen- 16 He clave the hard rocks in tences of old,

the wilderness, and gave them 3 Which we have heard and drink thereof, as it had been out known, and such as our fathers of the great depth. have told us.

17 He brought waters out of 4 That we should not hide them the stony rock, so that it gushed from the children of the genera- out like the rivers. tions to come; but to show the 18 Yet for all this, they sinned honour of the Lord, his mighty more against him, and provoked the and wonderful works that he hath Most Highest in the wilderness. done.

19 They tempted God in their 5 He made a covenant with Ja-hearts, and required meat for their cob, and gave Israel a law, which lust. he commanded our forefathers to 20 They spake against God teach their children.

also, saying, Shall God prepare a 6 That their posterity might table in the wilderness? know it, and the children which 21 He smote the stony rock are yet unborn ;

indeed, that the water gushed out, 7 To the intent that when they and the streams flowed withal ; came up, they might show their but can he give bread also, or prochildren the same;

vide flesh for his people? 8 That they might put their 22 When the Lord heard this, trust in God; and not to forget he was wroth; so the fire was the works of God, but to keep his kindled in Jacob, and there came commandments;

up heavy displeasure against Israel; 9 And not to be as their fore- 23 Because they believed not fathers, a faithless and stubborn in God, and put not their trust in generation; a generation that set his help. not their heart aright, and whose 24 So he commanded the clouds spirit cleaveth not steadfastly unto above, and opened the doors of God;

10 Like as the children of 25 He rained down Manna Ephraim; who being harnessed, also upon them for to eat, and and carrying bows, turned them- gave them food from heaven. selves back in the day of battle. 26 So man did eat angel's food;

11 They kept not the covenant for he sent them meat enough. of God, and would not walk in 27 He caused the east wind to

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Holy One in Israel. 28 He rained flesh upon them 43 They thought not of his as thick as dust, and feathered hand, and of the day when he defowls like as the sand of the sea. livered them from the hand of the

29 He let it fall among their enemy. tents, even round about their 44 How he had wrought his habitation.

miracles in Egypt, and his won30 So they did eat and were ders in the field of Zoan. well filled; for he gave them their 45 He turned their waters into own desire: they were not disap-blood, so that they might not drink pointed of their sust.

of the rivers. 31 But while the meat was yet

46 He sent lice among them, in their mouths, the heavy wrath and devoured them up, and frogs of God came upon them, and slew to destroy them. the wealthiest of them; yea, and 47 He gave their fruit unto the smote down the chosen men that caterpillar, and their labour unto were in Israel.

the grasshopper. 32 But for all this, they sinned 48 He destroyed their vines yet more, and believed not his with hail-stones, and their mulwondrous works.

berry trees with the frost. 33 Therefore their days did he 49 He smote their cattle also consume in vanity, and their years with bail-stones, and their flocks in trouble.

with hot thunder-bolts. 34 When he slew them, they 50 He cast upon them the furisought him, and turned them ear-ousness of his wrath, anger, disly, and inquired after God. pleasure, and trouble; and sent

35 And they remembered that evil angels among them. . God was their strength, and that 51 He made a way to his inthe high God was their Redeemer. dignation, and spared not their

36 Nevertheless, they did but soul from death; but gave their fatter him with their mouth, and life over to the pestilence; dissembled with him in their 52 And smote all the first-born tongue.

in Egypt, the most principal and 37 For their heart was not mightiest in the dwellings of Ham. whole with him, neither continued 53 But as for his own people, they steadfast in his covenant. he led them forth like sheep, and

38 But he was so merciful, carried them in the wilderness like that he forgave their misdeeds, and a flock. destroyed them not.

54 He brought them out safe39 Yea, many a time turned hely, that they should not fear, and his wrath away, and would not overwhelmed their enemies with suffer his whole displeasure to the sea. arise :

55 And brought them within 40 For he considered that they the borders of his sanctuary, even were but flesh, and that they were to his mountain, which he pureven a wind that passeth away, chased with his right hand. and cometh not again.

56 He cast out the heathen also 41 Many a time did they pro- before them, caused their land to voke him in the wilderness, and be divided among them for an herigrieved him in the desert. tage, and made the tribes of Israel

42 They turned back, and to dwell in their tents.

57 So they tempted and displeased the most high God, and kept not his testimonies;

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Deus, venerunt. GOD, the heathen are come into thine inheritance; thy holy temple have they defiled, and made Jerusalem an heap of stones.

58 But turned their backs, and fell away like their forefathers; starting aside like a broken bow. 59 For they grieved him with their hill-altars, and provoked him 2 The dead bodies of thy serto displeasure with their images. vants have they given to be meat

60 When God heard this, he unto the fowls of the air, and the was wroth, and took sore displea- flesh of thy saints unto the beasts. sure at Israel; of the land.

3 Their blood have they shed

61 So that he forsook the tabernacle in Silo, even the tent that he like water on every side of Jerusalem, and there was no man to bury them.

had pitched among men.

62 He delivered their power into captivity, and their beauty into the enemies' hand.

4 We are become an open shame to our enemies, a very scorn and 63 He gave his people over also derision unto them that are round unto the sword, and was wroth about us.

with his inheritance.

5 Lord, how long wilt thou be 64 The fire consumed their angry? shall thy jealousy burn like young men, and their maidens fire for ever? were not given to marriage.

6 Pour out thine indignation 65 Their priests were slain with upon the heathen that have not the sword, and there were no known thee; and upon the kingwidows to make lamentation. doms that have not called upon thy name:

66 So the Lord awaked as one out of sleep, and like a giant refreshed with wine.

67 He smote his enemies in the hinder parts, and put them to a perpetual shame.

68 He refused the tabernacle of Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim;

69 But chose the tribe of Judah, even the hill of Sion, which he loved. 70 And there he built his temple on high, and laid the foundation of it like the ground which he hath made continually.

7 For they have devoured Jacob, and laid waste his dwelling-place.

O remember not our old sins, but have mercy upon us, and that soon; for we are come to great misery.

9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name : O deliver us, and be merciful unto our sins, for thy name's sake.

10 Wherefore do the heathen say, Where is now their God?

11 O let the vengeance of thy servants' blood that is shed, be 71 He chose David also his ser- openly showed upon the heathen, vant, and took him away from the in our sight. sheep-folds:

12 Olet the sorrowful sighing 72 As he was following the ewes of the prisoners come before thee; great with young ones, he took him, according to the greatness of thy that he might feed Jacob his peo-power, preserve thou those that are ple, and Israel his inheritance. appointed to die.

73 So he fed them with a faith

13 And for the blasphemy whereful and true heart, and ruled them with our neighbours have blasprudently with all his power. phemed thee, reward thou them,

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