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6 He is the God that maketh us, and poureth his benefits upmen to be of one mind in an house, on us. and bringeth the prisoners out of 20 He is our God, even the captivity; but letteth the runa- God of whom cometh salvation: gates continue in scarceness. God is the Lord, by whom we
7 O God, when thou wentest escape death. forth before the people; when thou wentest through the wilderness,
8 The earth shook, and the heavens dropped at the presence of God; even as Sinai also was moved at the presence of God, who is the God of Israel.
21 God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such a one as goeth on still in his wickedness.
22 The Lord hath said, I will bring my people again, as I did from Basan; mine own will I bring
9 Thou, O God, sentest a gra- again, as I did sometime from the cious rain upon thine inheritance, deep of the sea. and refreshedst it when it was
23 That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, 10 Thy congregation shall dwell and that the tongue of thy dogs therein; for thou, O God, hast of may be red through the same. thy goodness prepared for the poor. 24 It is well seen, O God, how 11 The Lord gave the word; thou goest; how thou, my God great was the company of the and King, goest in the sanctuary. preachers. 25 The singers go before, the 12 Kings with their armies did minstrels follow after; in the midst flee, and were discomfited, and they are the damsels playing with the of the household divided the spoil. timbrels.
13 Though ye have lain among 26 Give thanks, O Israel, unto the pots, yet shall ye be as the God the Lord, in the congregawings of a dove that is covered tions, from the ground of the heart. with silver wings, and her feathers 27 There is little Benjamin like gold. their ruler, and the princes of Juda
14 When the Almighty scatter- their council; the princes of Zebued kings for their sake, then were lon, and the princes of Naphthali. they as white as snow in Salmon. 28 Thy God hath sent forth 15 As the hill of Basan, so is strength for thee; stablish the God's hill; even an high hill, as thing, O God, that thou hast the hill of Basan. wrought in us,
16 Why hop ye so, ye high hills? 29 For thy temple's sake at this is God's hill, in the which it Jerusalem; so shall kings bring pleaseth him to dwell; yea, the presents unto thee. Lord will abide in it for ever.
30 When the company of the 17 The chariots of God are spear-men, and multitude of the twenty thousand, even thousands nighty, are scattered abroad among of Angels; and the Lord is among the beasts of the people, so that them as in the holy place of Sinai. they humbly bring pieces of sil18 Thou art gone up on high, ver; and when he hath scattered thou hast led captivity captive, and the people that delight in war; received gifts for men; yea, even 31 Then shall the princes come for thine enemies, that the Lord out of Egypt; the Morians' land. God might dwell among them. shall soon stretch out her hands 19 Praised be the Lord dai-unto God.
ly, even the God who helpeth 32 Sing unto God, O ye king
doms of the earth; O sing praises self with fasting, and that was unto the Lord, turned to my reproof.
33 Who sitteth in the heavens over all, from the beginning: Lo, he doth send out his voice; yea, and that a mighty voice..
11 I put on sackcloth also, anc they jested upon me.
12 They that sit in the gate speak against me, and the drunkards 34 Ascribe ye the power to God make songs upon me. over Israel; his worship and 13 But, Lord, I make my strength is in the clouds. prayer unto thee in an acceptable
35 O God, wonderful art thou time.
in thy holy places: even the God 14 Hear me, O God, in the mulof Israel, he will give strength and titude of thy mercy, even in the power unto his people. Blessed truth of thy salvation.
15 Take me out of the mire, that I sink not; O let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out
16 Let not the water-flood drown me, neither let the deep swallow 2 I stick fast in the deep mire, me up; and let not the pit shut her where no ground is; I am come mouth upon me..
run over me.
into deep waters, so that the floods 17 Hear me, O Lord, for thy loving kindness is comfortable; 3 I am weary of crying, my turn thee unto me according to the throat is dry; my sight faileth multitude of thy mercies: me for waiting so long upon my 18 And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: 5 They that hate me without a O haste thee, and hear me. cause are more than the hairs of 19 Draw nigh unto my soul, and my head; they that are mine ene- save it ; O deliver me, because of mies, and would destroy me guilt-mine enemies.
less, are mighty.
20 Thou hast known my re5 I paid them the things that I proof, my shame, and my disnever took: God, thou knowest honour: mine adversaries are all my simpleness, and my faults are in thy sight.
not hid from thee.
21 Thy rebuke hath broken my
6 Let not them that trust in thee, heart; I am full of heaviness: Ï O Lord God of hosts, be ashamed looked for some to have pity on for my cause; let not those that me, but there was no man, neither seek thee be confounded through found I any to comfort me.
me, O Lord God of Israel.
7 And why? for thy sake have I suffered reproof; shame hath covered my face.
22 They gave me gall to eat; and when I was thirsty, they gave me vinegar to drink.
23 Let their table be made a snare to take themselves withal;
8 I am become a stranger unto my brethren, even an alien unto and let the things that should have my mother's children. been for their wealth, be unto them an occasion of falling.
9 For the zeal of thine house hath even eaten me, and the rebukes of them that rebuked thee, are fallen upon me.
10 I wept, and chastened my
24 Let their eyes be blinded, that they see not; and ever bow thou down their backs.
25 Pour out thine indignation
upon them, and let thy wrathful all such as delight in thy salvation displeasure take hold of them. say alway, The Lord be praised. 26 Let their habitation be void, 5 As for me, I am poor and in and no man to dwell in their tents. misery: haste thee unto me, O God. 27 For they persecute him whom 6 Thou art my helper, and my thou hast smitten; and they talk Redeemer: O Lord, make no long how they may vex them whom tarrying. thou hast wounded.
28 Let them fall from one wickedness to another, and not come into thy righteousness.
29 Let them be wiped out of the
book of the living, and not be write
ten among the righteous.
The fourteenth Day. MORNING PRAYER. Psalm 71. In te, Domine, speravi.
thee, O Lord, have I put my trust; let me never be put to confusion, but rid me, and deliver
30 As for me, when I am poor me in thy righteousness; incline and in heaviness, thy help, O God, thine ear unto me, and save me. shall lift me up. 2 Be thou my strong hold, where31 I will praise the name of God unto I may alway resort: thou hast with a song, and magnify it with promised to help me, for thou art thanksgiving. my house of defence, and my castle.
32 This also shall please the Lord, better than a bullock that hath horns and hoofs.
3 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the ungodly, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man :
33 The humble shall consider this, and be glad: seek ye after 4 For thou, O Lord God, art the God, and your soul shall live. thing that I long for: thou art my 34 For the Lord heareth the hope, even from my youth. poor, and despiseth not his prison
5 Through thee have I been holden up ever since I was born: 35 Let heaven and earth praise thou art he that took me out of my him: the sea, and all that moveth mother's womb: my praise shall therein. be always of thee.
36 For God will save Sion, and 6 I am become as it were a build the cities of Juda, that men monster unto many, but my sure may dwell there, and have it in trust is in thee. possession.
7 O let my mouth be filled with thy prise, that I may sing of thy glory and honour all the day long.
37 The posterity also of his servants shall inherit it; and they that love his name shall dwell therein. 8 Cast me not away in the Psalm 70. Deus, in adjutorium. time of age; forsake me not when [ASTE thee, O God, to de-my strength faileth me: liver me; make haste to help 9 For mine enemies speak me, O Lord. against me; and they that lay wait 2 Let them be ashamed and con- for my soul take their counsel tofounded, that seek after my soul;gether, saying, God hath forsaken let them be turned backward and him; persecute him, and take him; put to confusion, that wish me evil. for there is none to deliver him. 3 Let them for their reward be 10 Go not far from me, O God; soon brought to shame, that cry my God, haste thee to help me. over me, There, there. 11 Let them be confounded and
4 But let all those that seek thee perish, that are against my soul; let be joyful and glad in thee: and let them be covered with shame and
dishonour; that seek to do me evil. peace, and the little hills right 12 As for me, I will patiently ness unto the people. abide alway, and will praise thee 4 He shall keep the simple folk more and more. by their right, defend the children 13 My mouth shall daily speak of the poor, and punish the wrong of thy righteousness and salvation; doer.
for I know no end thereof.
5 They shall fear thee as long as 14 I will go forth in the strength the sun and moon endureth, from of the Lord God, and will make one generation to another. mention of thy righteousness only. 6 He shall come down like the 15 Thou, O God, hast taught rain into a fleece of wool, even as me from my youth up until now; the drops that water the earth. therefore will I tell of thy won- 7 In his time shall the righteous drous works. flourish; yea, and abundance of 16 Forsake me not, O God, in peace, so long as the moon enmine old age, when I am grey-head-dureth.
ed, until I have showed thy strength 8 His dominion shall be also from unto this generation, and thy power the one sea to the other, and from to all them that are yet for to come. the flood unto the world's end.
17 Thy righteousness, O God, 9 They that dwell in the wilis very high, and great things are derness shall kneel before him; his they that thou hast done: O God, enemies shall lick the dust.
who is like unto thee!
10 The kings of Tharsis and 18 O what great troubles and of the isles shall give presents; the adversities hast thou showed me! kings of Arabia and Saba shall and yet didst thou turn and refresh bring gifts. me; yea, and broughtest me from the deep of the earth again.
19 Thou hast brought me to great honour, and comforted me on every side:
20 Therefore will I praise thee, and thy faithfulness, O God, playing upon an instrument of music: unto thee will I sing upon the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.
21 My lips will be fain when I sing unto thee; and so will my soul, whom thou hast delivered.
11 All kings shall fall down before him; all nations shall do him service.
12 For he shall deliver the poor when he crieth; the needy also, and him that hath no helper.
13 He shall be favourable to the simple and needy, and shall preserve the souls of the poor.
14 He shall deliver their souls from falsehood and wrong; and dear shall their blood be in his sight.
15 He shall live, and unto him 22 My tongue shall also talk of shall be given of the gold of Arabia; thy righteousness all the day long; prayer shall be made ever unto for they are confounded and brought him, and daily shall he be praised. unto shame, that seek to do me 16 There shall be an heap of evil. corn in the earth, high upon the Psalm 72. Deus, judicium. hills; his fruit shall shake like LiVIVE the king thy judgments, banus, and shall be green in the JO God, and thy righteousness city like grass upon the earth. 17 His name shall endure for 2 Then shall he judge thy peo-ever; his name shall remain under ple according unto right, and de- the sun amongst the posterities, fend the poor. which shall be blessed through him; 3 The mountains also shall bring and all the heathen shall praise him.
unto the king's son.
18 Blessed be the Lord God, have condemned the generation of even the God of Israel, which only thy children.
doeth wondrous things;
15 Then thought I to understand 19 And blessed be the name of this; but it was too hard for me, his majesty for ever: and all the 16 Until I went into the sanctuearth shall be filled with his Majes-ary of God: then understood I the ty. Amen, Amen. end of these men ;
EVENING PRAYER. Psalm 73. Quam bonus Israel! RULY God is loving unto Is-them down and destroyest them. rael; even unto such as are 18 O how suddenly do they consume, perish, and come to a fear
17 Namely, how thou dost set them in slippery places, and castest
of a clean heart.
2 Nevertheless, my feet were ful end! almost gone, my treadings had well nigh slipt.
3 And why? I was grieved at the wicked: I do also see the ungodly in such prosperity.
4 For they are in no peril of death; but are lusty and strong.
19 Yea, even like as a dream when one awaketh; so shalt thou make their image to vanish out of the city.
20 Thus my heart was grieved, and it went even through my reins. 21 So foolish was I, and ignorant, even as it were a beast before
5 They come in no misfortune like other folk; neither are they thee. plagued like other men.
22 Nevertheless, I am alway by
6 And this is the cause that they thee; for thou hast holden me by are so holden with pride, and over- my right hand. whelmed with cruelty.
23 Thou shalt guide me with thy 7 Their eyes swell with fat-counsel, and after that receive me ness, and they do even what they with glory.
24 Whom have I in heaven but 8 They corrupt other, and speak thee? and there is none upon earth of wicked blasphemy; their talking that I desire in comparison of thee. is against the Most High. 25 My flesh and my heart fail9 For they stretch forth their eth; but God is the strength of my mouth unto the heaven, and their heart, and my portion for ever. tongue goeth through the world. 26 For lo, they that forsake thee 10 Therefore fall the people unto shall perish; thou hast destroyed them, and thereout suck they no all them that commit fornication small advantage. against thee.
11 Tush, say they, how should 27 But it is good for me to hold God perceive it? is there know-me fast by God, to put my trust ledge in the Most High? in the Lord God, and to speak of 12 Lo, these are the ungodly all thy works in the gates of the these prosper in the world; and daughter of Sion. these have riches in possession: Psalm 74. Ut quid, Deus? and I said, Then have I cleansed absent from us so long? why GOD, wherefore art thou
my heart in vain, and washed mine hands in innocency.
is thy wrath so hot against the
13 All the day long have I been sheep of thy pasture? punished, and chastened every morning.
2 O think upon thy congregation, whom thou hast purchased,
14 Yea, and I had almost said and redeemed of old.
even as they; but lo, then I should 3 Think upon the tribe of thine