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Psalm 113. Laudate, pueri. (Psalm 115. Non nobis, Domine. PR vants; O praise the names NOT unto us, O Lord, not unto

us, but unto thy name give the Lord.

the praise; for thy loving mercy, 2 Blessed be the name of the and for thy truth's sake. Lord, from this time forth for ever 2 Wherefore shall the heathen more.

say, Where is now their God? 3 The Lord's name is praised, 3 As for our God, he is in heafrom the rising up of the sun, unto ven: he hath done whatsoever the going down of the same. pleased him.

4 The Lord is high above all 4 Their idols are silver and gold, heathen, and his glory above the even the work of men's hands. heavens.

5 They have mouths, and speak 5. Who is like unto the Lord not; eyes have they, and see not. our God, that hath his dwelling so 6 They have ears, and hear not; high, and yet humbleth himself to noses have they, and smell not. behold the things that are in hea 7 They have hands, and handle ven and earth?

not; feet have they, and walk not; 6 He taketh up the simple out neither speak they through their of the dust, and lifteth the poor throat. out of the mire;

8 They that make them are like 7 That he may set him with the unto them; and so are all such as princes, even with the princes of put their trust in them. his people.

9 But thou, house of Israel, 8 He maketh the barren woman trust thou in the Lord; he is their to keep house, and to be a joyful succour and defence. mother of children.

10 Ye house of Aaron, put your EVENING PRAYER. trust in the Lord; he is their helper Psalm 114. In eritu Israel. and defender.

THEN Israel came out of W

11 Ye that fear the Lord, put Egypt,and the house of Jacob your trust in the Lord; he is their from among the strange people, helper and defender.

2 Juda was his sanctuary, and 12 The Lord hath been mindful Israel his dominion.

of us, and he shall bless us; even 3 The sea saw that, and fled; he shall bless the house of Israel, Jordan was driven back. he shall bless the house of Aaron.

4 The mountains skipped like 13 He shall bless them that fear rams, and the little hills like young the Lord, both small and great.

14 The Lord shall increase you 5What aileth thee, O thou more and more, you and your chilsea, that thou fleddest and thou dren. Jordan, that thou wast driven 15 Yeare the blessed of the Lord, back?

who made heaven and earth. 6 Ye mountains, that yeskipped 16 All the whole heavens are like rams? and ye little hills, like the Lord's; the earth hath he young sheep?

given to the children of men. 7 Tremble thou earth at the 17 The dead praise not thee, presence of the Lord; at the pres- O Lord, neither all they that go cnce of the God of Jacob; down into silence;

8 Who turned the hard rock 18 But we will praise the Lord, into a standing water, and the flint from this time forth for evermore. stone into a springing well. Praise the Lord.

sheep.

hath heard the voice of my OPRAISE the Lord, all yechea

4 1 shall find trouble and heavi: O for He is gracious ; because his

my soul.

for ever.

The twenty-fourth Day. in the courts of the Lord's house; MORNING PRAYER. even in the midst of thee, O JeruPsalm 116. Dilexi, quoniam. salem. Praise the Lord. I

AM well pleased that the Lord Psalm 117. Laudate Dominum. prayer;

thenpraise , 2 That he hath inclined his ear tions. unto me; therefore will I call upon 2 For his merciful kindness is him as long as I live.

ever more and more towards us ; 3 The snares of death compassed and the truth of the Lord endureth me round about, and the pains of for ever. Praise the Lord. hell gat hold upon me.

Psalm 118. Confitemini Domino.

GIVE thanks unto the Lord, ness, and I will call upon the name of the Lord ; O Lord, I beseech mercy endureth for ever. thee, deliver

2 Let Israel now confess that 5 Gracious is the Lord, and righ- he is gracious, and that his mercy teous; yea, our God is merciful. endureth for ever.

6 'The Lord preserveth the 3 Let the house of Aaron now simple: I was in misery, and he confess, that his mercy endureth helped me.

ŷ Turn again then unto thy rest, 4 Yea, let them now that fear O my soul ; for the Lord hath re- the Lord confess, that his mercy warded thee.

endureth for ever. 8 And why? thou hast delivered 5 I called upon the Lord in my soul from death, mine eyes from trouble ; and the Lord heard me tears, and my feet from falling. at large.

9 I will walk before the Lord 6 The Lord is on my side, I in the land of the living. will not fear what man doeth

10 I believed, and therefore will unto me. I speak ; but I was sore troubled : 7 The Lord taketh my part I said in my haste, All men are with them that help me ; thereliars.

fore shall I see my desire upon 11 What reward shall I give mine enemies. unto the Lord, for all the benefits 8 It is better to trust in the that he hath done unto me ? Lord, than to put any confidence

12 I will receive the cup of sal- in man. vation, and call upon the name of 9 It is better to trust in the the Lord :

Lord, than to put any confidence 13 I will pay my vows now in in princes. the presence of all his people : 10 All nations compassed me right dear in the sight of the Lord round about; but in the name of is the death of his saints. the Lord will I destroy them.

14 Behold, O Lord, how that I 11 They kept me in on every am thy servant; I am thy servant, side, they kept me in, I say, on and the son of thy handmaid ; thou every side; but in the name of the hast broken my bonds in sunder. Lord will 1 destroy them.

15 I will offer to thee the sacri 12 They came about me like fice of thanksgiving, and will call bees, and are extinct even as the upon the name of the Lord. fire among the thorns ; for in the

16 I will pay my vows unto the name of the Lord will I destroy Lord, in the sight of all his people, them.

my help.

13 Thou hast thrust sore at me, EVENING PRAYER. that I might fall; but the Lord was Psalm 119. Beati immaculati. my song; and is become my sal walk in the law of the Lord.

14 The Lord is my strength and BLESSED are those that are vation. 15 The voice of joy and health his testimonies, and seek

him with

2 Blessed are they that keep is in the dwellings of the righteous;

their whole heart. the right hand of the Lord bringeth mighty things to pass.

3 For they who do no wicked16 The right hand of the Lord ness, walk in his ways. hath the pre-eminence; the right shall diligently keep thy command

4 Thou hast charged, that we hand of the Lord bringeth mighty

ments. things to pass. 17 I shall not die, but live, and

5 O that my ways were made declare the works of the Lord.

so direct, that I might keep thy 18 The Lord hath chastened statutes! and corrected me; but he hath not

6 So shall I not be confounded,

while I have respect unto thy comgiven me over unto death.

mandments. 19 Open me the gates of righ

7 I will thank thee with an unteousness, that I may go into them, and give thanks unto the feigned heart, when I shall have Lord

learned the judgments of thy righ20 This is the gate of the Lord,

teousness. the righteous shall enter into it.

8 I will keep thy ceremonies; 21 I will thank thee; for thou O forsake me not utterly. hast heard me, and art become my

In quo corriget? salvation. 22

young man cleanse his way? builders refused, is become the even by ruling himself after thy head-stone in the corner.

word. 23 This is the Lord's doing, and 2 With my whole heart have it is marvellous in our eyes. I sought thee; O. let me not

24 This is the day which the go wrong out of thy commandLord hath made; we will rejoice ments. and be glad in it.

3 Thy words have I hid within 25 Help me now, O Lord: O my heart, that I should not sin Lord, send us now prosperity. against thee.

26 Blessed be he that cometh in 4 Blessed art thou, O Lord; O the name of the Lord: we have teach me thy statutes. wished you good luck, ye that are 5 With my lips bave I been tellof the house of the Lord. ing of all the judgments of thy

27 God is the Lord, who hath mouth. showed us light: bind the sacrifice 6 I have had as great delight in with cords, yea, even unto the horns the way of thy testimonies, as in all of the altar.

manner of riches. 28 Thou art my God, and I will 7 I will talk of thy commandthank thee; thou art my God, and ments, and have respect unto thy I will praise thee.

ways. 290 give thanks unto the Lord; 81 My delight shall be in thy for he is gracious, and his mercy statutes, and I will not forget thy endureth for ever.

word.

Retribue servo tuo.

The twenty-fifth Day.
DO well unto thy servant ;

MORNING PRAYER.
O
that I may live and keep thy

Legem pone. word.

TEACH me, O Lord, the way 2 Open thou mine eyes; that of thy statutes, and I shall I may see the wondrous things of keep it unto the end. chy law.

2 Give me understanding, and 3 I am a stranger upon earth ; I shall keep thy law;, yea, I shall O hide not thy commandments keep it with my whole heart. from me.

3 Make me to go in the path of 4 My soul breaketh out for the thy commandments; for therein very fervent desire that it hath is my desire. alway unto thy judgments.

4 Incline mine heart unto thy 5 Thou hast rebuked the proud; testimonies, and not to covetousand cursed are they that do err ness. from thy commandments.

5 O turn away mine eyes, lest 6 O'turn from me shame and they behold vanity; and quicken rebuke; for I have kept thy tes- thou me in thy way. timonies.

6 0 stablish thy word in thy 7 Princes also did sit and speak servant, that I may fear thee. against me; but thy servant is 7 Take away the rebuke that I occupied in thy statutes.

am afraid of; for thy judgments 8 For thy testimonies are my are good. delight, and my counsellors. 8 Behold, my delight is in thy

commandments; O quicken me Adhæsit pavimento. in thy righteousness. Y soul cleaveth to the dust;

On quicken thou me, accord-L ET thy loving mercy, come ing to thy word.

2 I have acknowledged my thy salvation, according unto thy ways, and thou heardest me: Oword. teach me thy statutes.

2 So shall I make answer unto 3 Make me to understand the my blasphemers; for my trust is way of thy commandments; and in thy word. so shall I talk of thy wondrous 30 take not the word of thy works.

truth utterly out of my mouth; 4 My soul melteth away for for my hope is in thy judgments. very heaviness; comfort thou me 4 Šo shall I alway keep thy according unto thy word. law : yea, for ever and ever. : 5 Take from me the way of 5 And I will walk at liberty ; lying, and cause thou me to make for I seek thy commandments. much of thy law.

6 I will speak of thy testimo 6 I have chosen the way of nies also, even before kings, and truth, and thy judgments have I will not be ashamed. laid before me.

7 And my delight shall be in 7 I have stuck unto thy testi- thy commandments, which I have monies; O Lord, confound me loved. not.

8 My hands also will I lift up 8 1. will run the way of thy unto thy commandments, which I commandments, when thou hast have loved ; and my study shall set my heart at liberty.

I be in thy statutes.

Memor esto servi tui.

Bonitatem fecisti. O THINK upon thy servant, O LORP, thou hast dealt gra

as concerning thy word, cording unto thy word. wherein thou hast caused me to

2 O learn me true understandput my trust. 2 The same is my comfort in ing and knowledge; for I have be

lieved thy commandments. my trouble ; for thy word hath

3 Before I was troubled, I went quickened me. 3. The proud have had me ex- wrong; but now have I kept thy

2016 ceedingly in derision ; yet have I 4 Thou art good and gracious: not shrinked from thy law. 4 For I remember thine ever- 5 The proud have imagined a lie

O teach me thy statutes. lasting judgments

, O Lord, and against me; but I will keepthy comreceive comfort.

5 I am horribly afraid, for the 6 Their heart is as fat as brawn; ungodly that forsake thy law. 6 Thy statutes have been my law.

but my delight hath been in thy

30 songs, in the house of my pilgrim-7 It is good for me that I have age. 7I have thought upon thy name, thy statutes. The only for

been in trouble; that I may learn O Lord, in the night-season, and 8 The law of thy mouth is dearhave kept thy law. 8 This I had, because I kept and silver.amories

er unto me than thousands of gold thy commandments,

EVENING PRAYER salle Portio mea, Domine. |_ Manus tuæ fecerunt me.

THY T

I have promised to keep thy derstanding, that I may learn thy law.

commandments. 2 I made my humble petition in 2 They that fear thee will be thy presence with my whole heart; glad when they see me; because I Obe merciful unto me, according have put my trust in thy word. to thy word.

3 I know, O Lord, that thy 3 I called mine own ways to judgments are right, and that thou remembrance, and turned my feet of very faithfulness hast caused unto thy testimonies.

me to be troubled. an 4 I made haste, and prolonged 4 O let thy merciful kindness not the time, to keep thy com-be my comfort, according to thy mandments.

word unto thy servant. 5 The congregations of the un- 5 O let thy loving mercies come godly have robbed me; but I have unto me, that I may live; for thy not forgotten thy law.

law is my delight. 6 At midnight I will rise to give 6 Let the proud be confounded, thanks unto thee; because of thy for they go wickedly about to derighteous judgments.

stroy me; but I will be occupied 7 I am a companion of all them in thy commandments. that fear thee, and keep thy com- 7 Let such as fear thee, and mandments.

have known thy testimonies, be 8. The earth, O Lord, is full turned unto me. of thy mercy: 'O teach me thy 80 let my heart be sound in thy statutes.

Istatutes, that I be not ashamed.

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