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Jerusalem, and there was no PSALM 80. Qui regis Israel. man to bury them.

HEAR, O thou Shepherd of 4 We are become an open Israel, thou that leadest Joseph shame to our enemies, a very like a sheep ; show thyself scorn and derision unto them also, thou that sittest

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the that are round about us. Cherubim :

5 LORD, how long wilt thou 2 Before Ephraim, Benjabe angry? shall thy jealousy min, and Manasses, stir up thy burn like fire for ever?

strength, and come and help us. 6 Pour out thịne indignation 3 Turn us again, O GOD; upon the heathen that have not show the light of thy counteknown thee; and upon the nance, and we shall be whole. kingdoms that have not called 4 O LORD God of hosts, how upon thy name:

long wilt thou be angry with 7 For they have devoured thy people that prayeth? Jacob, and laid waste his dwell- 5. Thou feedest them with ing-place.

the bread of tears, and givest 8 0 remember not our old them plenteousness of tears to sins, but have mercy upon us, drink, and that soon; for we are come

6 Thou hast made us a very to great misery.

strife unto our neighbours, and 9 Help us, o God of our our enemies laugh us to scorn, salvation, for the glory of thy 7 Turn us again, thou God name : O deliver us, and be of hosts; show the light of thy merciful unto our sins, for thy countenance, and we shall be name's sake.

whole. 10 Wherefore do the heathen 8 Thou hast brought a vine say, Where is now their God? out of Egypt; thou hast cast

11 O let the vengeance of thy out the heathen, and planted it. servants' blood that is shed, 9 Thou madest room for it; be openly showed upon the and when it had taken root, it heathen, in our sight.

filled the land. 12 O let the sorrowful sigh- 10 The hills were covered ing of the prisoners come before with the shadow of it, and the thee; according to the greatness boughs thereof were like the of thy power, preserve thou goodly cedar trees. those that are appointed to die. 11 She stretched out her

13 And for the blasphemy branches unto the sea, and her wherewith our neighbours have boughs unto the river. blasphemed thee, reward thou 12 Why hast thou then them, O LORD, seven-fold into broken down her hedge, that their bosom.

all they that go by pluck off her 14 So we that are thy people, grapes ? and sheep of thy pasture, shall 13 The wild boar out of the give thee thanks for ever, and wood doth root it up, and the will alway be showing forth wild beasts of the field devour thy praise from generation to it. generation.

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God of hosts, look down from and heard thee what time as heaven, behold and visit this the storm fell upon thee. vine,

8 I proved thee also at the 15 And the place of the vine- waters of strife. yard that thy right hand hath 9 Hear, O my people ; and planted, and the branch that I will assure thee, o Israel, if thou madest strong for thou wilt hearken unto me. thyself.

10 There shall no strange 16 It is burnt with fire, and god be in thee, neither shalt cut down; and they shall perish thou worship any other god. at the rebuke of thy counte- 11 I am the LORD thy God,

who brought thee out of the 17 Let thy hand be upon the land of Egypt: open thy mouth man of thy right hand, and upon wide, and I shall fill it. the son of man, whom thou 12 But my people would not madest so strong for thine own hear my voice; and Israel would self.

not obey me : 18 And so will not we go 13 So I

gave them back from thee: 0 let us live, their own hearts' lusts, and let and we shall call upon thy name. them follow their own imagina

19 Turn us again, O LORD tions. God of hosts ; show the light 14 O that my people would of thy countenance, and we have hearkened unto me; for shall be whole.

if Israel had walked in my

ways, PSALM 81. Exultate Deo.

15 I should soon have put SING we merrily unto God, down their enemies, and turned our strength; make cheerful my hand against their adversa. noise unto the God of Jacob. ries.

2 Take the psalm, bring 16 The haters of the LORD hither the tabret, the merry should have been found liars ; harp, with the lute.

but their time should have en3 Blow up the trumpet in the dured for ever. new moon, even in the time 17 He should have fed them appointed, and upon our solemn also with the finest wheat flour; feast day,

and with honey out of the 4 For this was made a statute stony rock should I have satis for Israel, and a law of the fied thee. God of Jacob.

EVENING PRAYER. 5 This he ordained in Joseph

PSALM 82. Deus stetit. for a testimony, when he came out of the land of Egypt, and

GOD standeth in the congrehad heard a strange language. gation of princes; he is a Judge

6 I eased his shoulder from among gods. the burden, and his hands were 2 How long will ye give delivered from making the pots. wrong judgment, and accept the

n Thou calledst upon me in persons of the ungodly? troubles, and I delivered thee, 3 Defend the poor and father.

less; see that such as are in 9 But do thou to them as unto need and necessity have right. the Midianites; unto Sisera,

4 Deliver the outcast and and unto Jabin at the brook of poor; save them from the hand Kison; of the ungodly

10 Who perished at Endor, 5 They will not be learned, and became as the dung of the nor understand, but walk on earth, still in darkness : all the foun- 11 Make them and their dations of the earth are out of princes like Oreb and Zeb, course.

yea, make all their princes like 6 I have said, Ye are gods, as Zeba and Salmana; and ye are all the children of 12 Who say, Let us take to the Most Highest ;

ourselves the houses of God in 7 But ye shall die like men, possession, and fall like one of the princes. 13 O my God,''make them

8 Arise, O God, and judge like unto a wheel, and as the thou the earth ; for thou shalt stubble before the wind. take all heathen to thine in- 14 Like as the fire that heritance.

burneth up the wood, and as

the flame that consumeth the Psalm 83. Deus, quis similis ?

mountains. HOLD not thy tongue, O 15 Persecute them even so God, keep not still silence : with thy tempest, and make refrain not thyself, O God; them afraid with thy storm,

2 For lo, thine enemies make 16 Make their faces ashamed, a murmuring; and they that hate O LORD, that they may seek thy thee have lift up their head.

3 They have imagined craft- 17 Let them be confounded ily against thy people, and taken and vexed ever more and more; counsel against thy secret ones. let them be put to shame, and

4 They have said, Come, and perish. let us root them out, that they 18 And they shall know that be no more a people, and that thou, whose name is JEHOVAH, the name of Israel may be no art only the Most Highest over more in remembrance.

all the earth. 5 For they have cast their

PSALM 84. Quam dilecta ! heads together with one consent, and are confederate against O HOW amiable are thy thee;

dwellings, thou LORD of hosts! 6 The tabernacles of the 2 My soul hath a desire and Edomites, and the Ishmaelites ; longing to enter into the courts the Moabites, and Hagarenes; of the LORD ; my heart and

9 Gebal, and Ammon, and my flesh rejoice in the living Amalek; the Philistines, with God. them that dwell at Tyre. 3 Yea, the sparrow hath

8 Assur also is joined with found her an house, and the them, and have holpen the swallow a nest, where she may children of Lot.

lay her young; even thy altars,

name,

my God.

O LORD of hosts, my King and thyself from thy wrathful in

dignation. 4 Blessed are they that dwell 4 Turn us then, O God our in thy house; they will be Saviour, and let thine anger alway praising thee.

cease from us. 5 Blessed is the man whose 5 Wilt thou be displeased strength is in thee; in whose at us for ever? and wist thou heart are thy ways.

stretch out thy wrath from one 6 Who, going through the generation to another? vale of misery, use it for a well; 6 Wilt thou not turn again, and the pools are filled with and quicken us, that thy people water.

may rejoice in thee? 7 They will go from strength Show us thy mercy, 0 to strength, and unto the GOD LORD, and grant us thy salvaof gods appeareth every one tion. of them in Sion.

8 I will hearken what the 8 O Lord God of hosts, hear LORD God will say concerning my prayer; hearken, O God me; for he shall speak peace of Jacob :

unto his people, and to his 9 Behold, O God, our de- saints, that they turn not again. sender, and look upon the face 9 For his salvation is nigh of thine anointed.

them that fear him; that glory 10 For one day in thy courts may dwell in our land. is better than a thousand.

10 Mercy and truth are met 11 I had rather be a door-together : righteousness and keeper in the house of my God, peace have kissed each other. than to dwell in the tents of 11 Truth shall flourish out ungodliness.

of the earth, and righteousness 12 For the LORD God is a hath looked down from heaven. light and defence; the LORD will 12 Yea, the LORD shall show give grace and worship; and no loving kindness; and our land good thing shall be withhold shall give her increase. from them that live a godly 13 Righteousness shall go life.

before him; and he shall direct 13 O LORD God of hosts, his going in the way. blessed is the man that putteth his trust in thee.

THE SEVENTEENTH DAY. Psalm 85. Benedixisti, Domine. LORD, thou art become

PSALM 86. Inclina, Domine. gracious unto thy land ; thou hast turned away the captivity BOW down thine ear, O of Jacob.

LORD, and hear me, for I am 2 Thou hast forgiven the poor, and in misery. offence of thy people, and 2 Preserve thou my soul; covered all their sins.

for I am holy: my God, save 3 Thou hast taken away all thy servant that putteth his thy displeasure, and turned trust in thee.

MORNING PRAYER.

upon thee.

upon thee.

3 Be merciful unto me, 01 16 O turn thee then unto me, LORD ; for I will call daily and have mercy upon me; give

thy strength unto thy servant, 4 Comfort the soul of thy and help the son of thine hand servant; for unto thee, O LORD, maid. do I lift up my soul.

17 Show some token upon 5 For thou, LORD, art good me for good ; that they who and gracious, and of great hate me may see it, and be mercy unto all them that call ashamed, because thou, LORD,

hast holpen me, and comforted 6 Give ear, LORD, unto my me. prayer, and ponder the voice of

Psalm 87. Fundamenta ejus. my humble desires. 7 In the time of my trouble

HER foundations are upon I will call upon thee ; for thou the holy hills: the LORD loveth hearest me.

the gates of Sion more than all 8 Among the gods there is the dwellings of Jacob. none like unto thee, O LORD; 2 Very excellent things are there is not one that can do as spoken of thee, thou city of thou doest.

God. 9 All nations whom thou hast 3 I will think upon Rahab made, shall come and worship and Babylon, with them that thee, O LORD; and shall glorify know me. thy name.

4 Behold ye the Philistines 10 For thou art great, and also, and they of Tyre, with doest wondrous things : thou the Morians ; lo there was he art God alone.

born. 11 Teach me thy way, O 5 And of Sion it shall be LORD, and I will walk in thy reported, that he was born in truth: O knit my heart unto her; and the Most High shall thee, that I may fear thy name. stablish her.

12 I will thank thee, O LORD 6 The LORD shall rehearse my God, with all my heart; and it, when he writeth up the will praise thy name for ever- people, that he was born there,

7 The singers also and trum13 For great is thy mercy peters shall he rehearse : All toward me;

and thou hast my fresh springs shall be in delivered my soul from the thee. nethermost hell. 14 O God, the proud are

PSALM 88. Domine, Deus. risen against me; and the con- O LORD, God of my salvagregations of naughty men have tion, I have cried day and night sought after my soul, and have before thee: 0 let my prayer not set thee before their eyes. enter into thy presence; incline

15 But thou, O LORD God, thine ear unto my calling; art full of compassion and 2 For my soul is full of mercy, long-suffering, plenteous trouble, and my life draweth in goodness and truth. nigh unto hell.

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