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forget thee, nor behave our-, thine honour : ride on, because selves frowardly in thy cove- of the word of truth, of meeknant.

ness and righteousness, and thy 19 Our heart is not turned right hand shall teach thee back, neither our steps gone out terrible things. of thy way;

6 Thy arrows are very sharp, 20 No, not when thou hast and the people shall be subdued smitten us into the place of unto thee, even in the midst dragons, and covered us with among the King's enemies. the shadow of death.

7 Thy seat, O God, endureth 21 If we have forgotten the for ever ; the sceptre of thy name of our God, and holden kingdom is a right sceptre. up our hands to any strange 8 Thou hast loved rightegod, shall not God search it ousness, and hated iniquity ; out ? for he knoweth the very wherefore God, even thy God, secrets of the heart.

hath anointed thee with the oil 22 For thy sake also are we of gladness above thy fellows. killed all the day long, and are 9 All thy garments smell of counted as sheep appointed to myrrh, aloes, and cassia; out be slain.

of the ivory palaces, whereby 23 Up, LORD, why sleepest they have made thee glad. thou ? awake, and be not absent 10 Kings' daughters were from us for ever.

among thy honourable women; 24 Wherefore hidest thou upon thy right hand did stand thy face, and forgettest our the queen in a vesture of gold, misery and trouble?

wrought about with divers 25 For our soul is brought colours. low, even unto the dust; our 11 Hearken, O daughter, and belly cleaveth unto the ground. consider; incline thine ear;

26 Arise, and help us, and forget all thine own people, deliver us, for thy mercies' sake. and thy father's house.

12 So shall the King have Psalm 45. Eructarit cor meum.

pleasure in thy beauty; for he MY heart is inditing of a is thy LORD God, and worship good matter; I speak of the thou him. things which I have made unto 13 And the daughter of Tyre the King.

shall be there with a gift; like 2 My tongue is the pen of as the rich also among the a ready writer.

people shall make their suppli3 Thou art fairer than the cation before thee. children of men ; full of grace 14 The King's daughter is all are thy lips, because God hath glorious within; her clothing blessed thee for ever.

is of wrought gold. 4 Gird thee with thy sword 15 She shall be brought unto upon thy thigh, Othou most the King in raiment of needlemighty, according to thy wor- work: the virgins that be her ship and renown.

fellows shall bear her company, 5 Good luck have thou with and shall be brought unto thee

EVENING PRAYER.

16 With joy and gladnessi in sunder, and burneth the shall they be brought, and chariots in the fire. shall enter into the King's 10 Be still then, and know palace.

that I am God:I will be exalted 17 Instead of thy fathers thou among the heathen, and I will shalt have children, whom thou be exalted in the earth. mayest make princes in all 11 The Lord of hosts is with lands.

us ; the God of Jacob is our 18 I will remember thy name refuge. from one generation to another; therefore shall the people give Psalm 47. Omnes gentes, plaudite. thanks unto thee, world without

O CLAP your hands together, end.

all ye people : O sing unto God Psalm 46. Deus noster refugium.

with the voice of melody.

2 For the Lord is high, and GOD is our hopeand strength, to be feared; he is the great a very present help in trouble. King upon all the earth.

2 Therefore will we not fear, 3 He shall subdue the people though the earth be moved, and under us, and the nations under though the hills be carried into

our feet. the midst of the sea.

4. He shall choose out an 3 Though the waters thereof heritage for us, even the worship rage and swell, and though the of Jacob, whom he loved. mountains shake at the tempest 5 God is gone up with a of the same. 4 The rivers of the flood the sound of the trump.

merry noise, and the LORD with thereof shall make glad the city 6 O sing praises, sing praises of God; the holy place of the unto our God; 0 sing praises, tabernacle of the Most Highest. sing praises unto our King. 5 God is in the midst of her,

For God is the King of all therefore shall she not be the earth : sing ye praises with removed; God shall help her, understanding. and that right early.

8 God reigneth over the 6 The heathen make much heathen ; God sitteth upon

his ado, and the kingdoms are holy seat. moved ; but God hath showed

9 The princes of the people his voice, and the earth shall

are joined unto the people of

the God of Abraham ; for God, 7 The LORD of hosts is with which is very high exalted, doth us; the God of Jacob is our defend the earth as it were with refuge.

a shield. 8 0 come hither, and behold the works of the LORD, what PSALM 48. Magnus Dominus. destruction he hath brought GREAT is the LORD, and

highly to be praised in the city 9 He maketh wars to cease of our God, even upon his holy in all the world ; he breaketh hill. the bow, and knappeth the spear | 2 The hill of Sion is a fair

melt away;

upon the earth.

place, and the joy of the whole 2 High and low, rich and earth; upon the north side lieth poor, one with another. the city of the great King : God 3 My mouth shall speak of is well known in her palaces as wisdom, and my heart shall a sure refuge.

muse of understanding. 3 For lo, the kings of the 4 I will incline mine ear to earth are gathered, and gone by the parable, and show my dark together.

speech upon the harp. 4 They marvelled to see such 5 Wherefore should I fear things; they were astonished, in the days of wickedness, and and suddenly cast down. when the wickedness of my

5 Fear came there upon heels compasseth me round them; and sorrow, as upon a about ? woman in her travail.

6 There be some that put 6 Thou shalt break the ships their trust in their goods, and of the sea through the east boast themselves in the multiwind.

tude of their riches; 7 Like as we have heard, so 7 But no man may deliver have we seen in the city of the his brother, nor make agreeLORD of hosts, in the city of ment unto God for him : our God; God upholdeth the 8 For it cost more to redeem same for ever.

their souls; so that he must let 8 We wait for thy loving that alone for ever ; kindness, O God, in the midst 9 Yea, though he live long, of thy temple.

and see not the grave. 9 O God, according to thy 10 For he seeth that wise name, so is thy praise unto the men also die and perish togeworld's end; thy right hand is ther, as well as the ignorant and full of righteousness.

foolish, and leave their riches 10 Let the mount Sion for other. rejoice, and the daughter of 11 And yet they think that Judah be glad, because of thy their houses shall continue for judgments.

ever, and that their dwelling 11 Walk about Sion, and go places shall endure from one round about her; and tell the generation to another; and towers thereof.

call the lands after their own 12 Mark well her bulwarks, names. set up her houses, that ye may 12 Nevertheless, man will tell them that come after. not abide in honour, seeing

13 For this God is our God he may be compared unto the for ever and ever: He shall be beasts that perish; this is the our guide unto death.

13 This is their foolishness, PSALM 49. Audite hæc, omnes,

and their posterity praise their O HEAR ye this, all ye saying. people ; ponder it with your 14 They lie in the hell like ears, all ye that dwell in the sheep; death gnaweth upon world ;

them, and the righteous shall

way of them.

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have dominion over them in a covenant with me with sacri. the morning : their beauty shall fice. consume in the sepulchre out 6 And the heavens shall of their dwelling:

declare his righteousness; for 15 But God hath delivered God is judge himself. my soul from the place of hell ; 7 Hear, O my people, and I for he shall receive me.

will speak; I myself will testify 16 Be not thou afraid, though against thee, O Israel ; for I am one be made rich, or if the glory God, even thy God. of his house be increased ; 8 I will not reprove thee

17 For he shall carry nothing because of thy sacrifices, or for away with him when he dieth, thy burnt-offerings; because neither shall his pomp follow they were not alway before me. him.

9 I will take no bullock out 18 For while he lived, he of thine house, for he-goat out counted himself an happy man; of thy folds; and so long as thou dost well 10 For all the beasts of the unto thyself

, men will speak forest are mine, and so are the good of thee.

cattle upon a thousand hills. 19 He shall follow the gene- 11 I know all the fowls upon ration of his fathers, and shall the mountains, and the wild never see light.

beasts of the field are in my 20 Man being in honour sight. hath no understanding, but is 12 If I be hungry, I will not compared unto the beasts that tell thee; for the whole world perish.

is mine, and all that is therein.

13 Thinkest thou that I will

eat bull's flesh, and drink the THE TENTH DAY.

blood of goats ?

14 Offer unto God thanks. PSALM 50. Deus deorum.

giving, and pay thy vows unto THE LORD, even the most the Most Highest, mighty God, hath spoken, and 15 And call upon me in the called the world, from the rising time of trouble; so will I hear up of the sun unto the going thee, and thou shalt praise me. down thereof.

16 But unto the ungodly said 2 Out of Sion hath God God, Why dost thou preach my appeared in perfect beauty. laws, and takest my covenant

3 Our God shall come, and in thy mouth; shall not keep silence ; there 17 Whereas thou hatest to shall

go before him a consuming be reformed, and hast cast my fire, and a mighty tempest shall words behind thee? be stirred up round about him. 18 When thou sawest a thief,

4 He shall call the heaven thou consentedst unto him; and from above, and the earth, that hast been partaker with the he may judge his people.

adulterers. 5 Gather my saints together 19 Thou hast let thy mouth unto me; those that have made speak wickedness, and with

MORNING PRAYER.

deliver you.

thy tongue thou hast set forth | hyssop, and I shall be clean ; deceit.

thou shalt wash me, and I shall 20 Thou sattest and spakest be whiter than snow. against thy brother; yea, and 8 Thou shalt make me hear hast slandered thine own mo- of joy and gladness, that the ther's son.

bones which thou hast broken 21 These things hast thou may rejoice. done, and I held my tongue, 9 Turn thy face from my and thou thoughtest wickedly, sins, and put out all my misthat I am even such a one as deeds. thyself; but I will reprove thee, 10 Make me a clean heart, O and set before thee the things God, and renew a right spirit that thou hast done.

within me. 22 O consider this, ye that 11 Cast me not away from forget God, lest I pluck you thy presence, and take not thy away, and there be none to holy Spirit from me.

12 O give me the comfort of 23 Whoso offereth me thanks thy help again, and stablish me and praise, he honoureth me; with thy free Spirit. and to him that ordereth his 13 Then shall I teach thy conversation right, will I show ways unto the wicked, and the salvation of God.

sinners shall be converted unto

thee. Psalm 51. Miserere mei, Deus.

14 Deliver me from bloodHAVE mercy upon me, o guiltiness, O God, thou that art God, after thy great goodness; the God of my health ; and my according to the multitude of tongue shall sing of thy rightthy mercies, do away mine eousness. offences.

15 Thou shalt open my lips, 2 Wash me thoroughly from O Lord, and my mouth shali my wickedness, and cleanse me show thy praise. from my sin;

16 For thou desirest no sacri. 3 For I acknowledge my fice, else would I give it thee; faults, and my sin is ever before but thou delightest not in burnt

offerings. 4 Against thee only have I 17 The sacrifice of God is a sinned, and done this evil in troubled spirit: a broken and thy sight, that thou mightest be contrite heart, O God, shalt justified in thy saying, and clear thou not despise. when thou art judged.

18 O be favourable and gra5 Behold, I was shapen in cious unto Sion; build thou the wickedness, and in sin hath my walls of Jerusalem. mother conceived me.

19 Then shalt thou be pleased 6 But lo, thou requirest truth with the sacrifice of righteousin the inward parts, and shaltness, with the burnt-offerings make me to understand wisdom and oblations; then shall they secretly.

offer young bullocks upon thine 7 Thou shalt purge me with altar.

me.

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