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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. TEAR my ,


15 In the day time also he led incline 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;

heaven. 10 Like as the children of 25 He rained down Manna Ephraim; who being barnessed, 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 his law;

blow under heaven; and through


his power he brought in the south- tempted God; and moved the west wind.

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,

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 lust.

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 hail-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 he ly, 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 dis The sixteenth Day. pleased the most high God, and MORNING PRAYER. kept not his testimonies;

Psalm 79. Deus, venerunt.

68 But turned their backs and O GOOD bine linntren are come

fell like ; into thine ; starting aside like a broken bow. holy temple have they defiled, and

59 For they grieved him with made Jerusalem an heap of stones. 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. 61 So that he forsook the taber 3 Their blood have they shed nacle in Silo, even the tent that he like water on every side of Jerusahad pitched among men.

lem, and there was no man to bury 62 He delivered their power in them. to captivity, and their beauty into 4 We are become an open shame the enemies' hand.

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 thrine 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

66 So the Lord awaked as one name: out of sleep, and like a giant re 7 For they have devoured Jacob, freshed with wine.

and laid waste his dwelling-place. 67 He smote his enemies in the 8 O remember not our old sins, hinder parts, and put them to a but have mercy upon us, and that perpetual shame.

soon; for we are come to great 68 He refused the tabernacle of misery. Joseph, and chose not the tribe of 9 Help us, O God of our salEphraim;

vation, for the glory of thy name : 69 But chose the tribe of Judah, deliver us, and be merciful unto even the hill of Sion, which he loved. our sins, for thy name's sake.

70 And there he built his temple 10 Wherefore do the heathen on high, and laid the foundation say, Where is now their God? of it like the ground which he hath 11 O let the vengeance of thy made continually.

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 let the sorrowful sighing 72 As he was following the ewes of the prisoners come before thee i great with young ones, he took himn, 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,


long wilt thou be angry with thy S strength make a cheerful noise

O Lord, seven-fold into their bo- of hosts, look down from heaven,

behold and visit this vine, 14 So we that are thy people, 15 And the place of the vineand sheep of thy pasture, shall give yard that thy right hand hath thee thanks for ever, and will al-planted, and the branch that thou way be showing forth thy praise madest so strong for thyself. from generation to generation. 16 It is burnt with fire, and cut

Psalm 80. Qui regis Israel. down ; and they shall perish at the Herthel

, then that leadest Jo-
EAR, Othou Shepherd of rebuke of thy countenance.

17 Let thy hand be upon the seph like a sheep; show thyself also, man of thy right hand, and upon thou that sittest upon the Cheru- the son of man, whom thou madest bim:

so strong for thine own self. 2 Before Ephraim, Benjamin, 18 And so will not we go back and Manasses, stir up thy strength, from thee: O let us live, and we and come and help us.

shall call upon thy name. 3 Turn us again, O God; show 19 Turn us again, O Lord God the light of thy countenance, and of hosts; show the light of thy counwe shall be whole.

tenance, and we shall be whole. 4 O Lord God of hosts, how Psalm 81. Exultate Deo.

ING we merrily , people that prayeth ?

strength; make a cheerful noise 5 Thou feedest them with the unto the God of Jacob. bread of tears, and givest them 2 Take the psalm, bring hither plenteousness of tears to drink. the tabret, the merry harp, with

6 Thou hast made us a very the lute. strife unto our neighbours, and our 3 Blow up the trumpet in the enemies laugh us to scorn. new moon, even in the time ap

7 Turn us again, thou God pointed, and upon our solemn feast of hosts; show the light of thy day. countenance, and we shall be 4 For this was made a statute whole.

for Israel, and a law of the God of 8_Thou hast brought a vine out Jacob. of Egypt; thou hast cast out the 5 This he ordained in Joseph for heathen, and planted it. a testimony, when he came out of

9 Thou madest room for it; and the land of Egypt, and had heard a when it had taken root, it filled the strange language. land.

6 I eased his shoulder from the 10 The hills were covered with burden, and his hands were dethe shadow of it, and the boughs livered from making the pots. thereof were like the goodly cedar

7 Thou calledst upon me in trees.

troubles, and I delivered thee, and 11 She stretched out her branch-heard thee what time as the storm es unto the sea, and her boughs un- fell upon thee. to the river.

8 I proved thee also at the wa12 Why hast thou then broken ters of strife. down her hedge, that all they that 9 Hear, O my people; and I go by pluck off her grapes ? will assure thee, O Israel, if thou

13 The wild boar out of the wilt hearken unto me. wood doth root it up, and the wild 10 There shall no strange god beasts of the field devour it. be in thee, neither shalt thou wor

14 Turn thee again, thou God Iship any other god.

11 I am the Lord thy God, whol 2 For lo, thine enemies make a brought thee out of the land of murmuring; and they that hate Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and thee have lift up their head. I shall fill it.

3 They have imagined craftily 12 But my people would not against thy people, and taken counhear my voice; and Israel would sel against thy secret ones. not obey me:

4 They have said, Come, and 13 So I gave them up unto their let us root them out, that they be own hearts' lusts, and let them fol- no more a people, and that the low their own imaginations.

name of Israel


be no more in 14 O that my people would have remembrance. hearkened unto me; for if Israel 5 For they have cast their heads had walked in my ways,

together with one consent, and are 15 I should soon have put down confederate against thee; their enemies, and turned my hand 6 The tabernacles of the Edomagainst their adversaries.

ites, and the Ishmaelites; the Mo16 The haters of the Lord should abites, and Hagarenes; have been found liars; but their 7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Amatime should have endured for ever. lek; the Philistines, with them

17 He should have fed them al- that dwell at Tyre. so with the finest wheat flour; and 8 Assur also is joined with them, with honey out of the stony rock and have holpen the children of should I have satisfied thee. Lot.

EVENING PRAYER. 9 But do thou to them as unto

Psalm 82. Deus stetit. the Midianites; unto Sisera, and
OD standeth in the congrega- unto Jabin at the brook of Kison;

tion of princes; is a Judge 10 Who at Endor, and among gods.

became as the dung of the earth. 2 How long will ye give wrong 11 Make them and their princes judgment, and accept the persons like Oreb and Zeb; yea, make all of the ungodly?

their princes like as Zeba and Sal3 Defend the poor and father-mana ; less; see that such as are in need 12 Who


Let us take to ourand necessity have right.

selves the houses of God in posses 4 Deliver the outcast and poor; sion. save them from the hand of the 13 O my God, make them like ungodly.

unto a wheel, and as the stubble 5 They will not be learned, nor before the wind. understand, but walk on still in 14 Like as the fire that burneth darkness : all the foundations of up the wood, and as the flame that the earth are out of course. consumeth the mountains.

6 I have said, Ye are gods, and ye 15 Persecute them even so with are the children of the Most Highest; thy tempest, and inake them afraid

7 But ye shall die like men, and with thy storm. fall like one of the princes.

16 Make their faces ashamed, O. 8 Arise, O God, and judge thou Lord, that they may seek thy the earth; for thou shalt take all name. heathen to thine inheritance.

17 Let them be confounded and Psalm 83. Deus, quis similis ? vexed ever more and more ; let OLD not thy tongue, O God, them be put to shame, and perish.

keep not still silence: refrain 18 And they shall know that not thyself, O God;

Ithou, whose name is Jehovah, art


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