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wept when his mercy endureth for ever;

we remembered thee, o sion. 9 The moon and the ftars to

2 As for our harps, we hanged govern the night : for his mercy them up: upon the trees that are endureth for ever;

therein. 10 Who (mote Egypt with 3 For they that led us away their firstborn : for his mercy captive, required of us then a endureth for ever; 11 And brought out Ifrael ness"? Sing us one of the songs of

song, and melody in our heavifrom among them: for his mercy Sion. endureth for ever;

4 How shall we fing the Lord's 12 with a mighty hand, and song: in a ftrange land! ftretched out arm : for his mercy

5 If I forget thee, o Jerusa. endureth for ever.

lem : let my right hand forget 13 Who divided the Red sea

her cunning. in two party : for his mercy eil. 6 if I do not remember thee, dureth for ever;

let my tongue cleave to the roof : 14 And made Israel to go of my mouth : yea, if I prefer through the midft of it : for his not Jerusalem in my mirth. mercy endureth for ever.

7 Remember the children of 15 But as for Pharaoh and his Edom, o Lord, in the day of = host, he overthrew them in the Jerusalem : how they said, Down

Red lea : for his mercy endureth with it, down with it, even to for ever.

the ground. . 16 Who led his people through i the wilderness : for his mercy wafted with misery : yes, happy

80 daughter of Babylon, endureth for ever.

thall he be that rewardeth thee, 17 Who Imote great kings :

as thou haft ferved us. for his mercy endureth for ever;

9 Blefed fhall he be that tak18 Yea, and new mighty eth thy children and throweih kings : for his mercy endureth them against the stones. for ever;

19 Sehon king of the Amo- PSAL. !38. Confitebor tibi. rites : for his mercy endureth fur I Lordwichhang sholeheare:

20 And Og the king of Basan: even betore the gods will I fing for his mercy endureth for ever; praise unto thee.

21 And gave away their land 2 I will worship toward thy tor an heritage : for his mercy holy temple, and praise thyName, endureth for ever;

because of thy loving kindness 12 Even for an heritage unto and truth: for thou hast magnifi. • Ifrael his servant ; for his mercy ed thy Namc,and thy word above endureth for ever.

all things. 23 Who remembered us when 3 When I called upon thee, we were in trouble : for his mcr. thou heardedit me: and enduedit cy endureth for ever;

my soul with much strength. 24 And hath delivered us from 4. All the kings of the earth our enemies : for his mercy en thall praise thee, O Lord : for dureth for ever.

they have heard the words of 25 Who giveth food to all thy mouth. deth : for his mercy endureth for Ś Yea, they shall sing in the

ways of the Lord : that great is 26 O give thanks unto the the glory of the Lord. God of heaven : for his mercy 6 For though the Lord be high, endureth for ever.

yet hath he resped unto the low27 Ogive thanks unto the Lord ly: as tor the proud, be beholdeth of lords: for his mercy endureth them afar off for ever.

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of trouble, yet shalt thou refresh 14 My bones are not hid fron me : thou fhalt stretch forth thy thee: though I be made secrets hand upon the furiousness of ly, and fashioned beneath in the mine enemies, and thy right earth. hand thall save me.

15 Thine eyes did see my sub8 The Lord thall make good ftance, yet being imperfect: and his lovingkindness toward me : in thy bouk were all iny members yea, thy mercy. O Lord, endure written, eth for ever; despise not then 16 Which day by day were the works of thine own hands. fathioned: when as yet there was

none of them. MORNING PRAYER. 17 How dear are ty counsels PSAL. 139. Dumine, probafli. unto me, O God : 0 how great is

the sum of them! O , : LORD, thou haft searched 18 If I tell them, they are

more in number than the land : thou knowett my downsitting, when I wake up, I am present and mine uprising ; thou un. with thee. deritandeft my thoughts long 19 Wilt thou not say the wickbefore.

ed,' God: depart from me, ye 2 Thou art about my path, bloodthirty men. and about my bed: and spielt out 20 For they speak unrighteall my ways.

ously againft thee : and Eline 3 For, ló, there is not a word in enemies take thy Name in vain. my tongue : but thou, O Lord, 21 Do not I hate them, o knoweft it altogether.

Lord, that hate thee : and am 4 Thou hast fashioned me be. I not grieved with those that hind and before : and laid thine rise up againft thee? hand upon me.

22 Yea, I hate them right 5 Such knowledge is too won. fore : even as though they were derful and excellent for me : 1 mine enemies. cannot attain unto it.

23 Try me, O God, and feet 6 Whither thall I go then from the ground of my heart : prove thy Spirit : or whither thall I go me, and examine my thoughts. then from thy presence?

24 Look well if there be any 7 If I climb up into heaven, way of wickedness in me : and thou art there: if I go down to lead me in the way everlasthell, thou art there also.

ing. 8 If I take the wings of the PSAL. 140. Eripe me, Domine. morning and remain in the ut. termoft parts of the fea;

evil man: and preserve me 9. Even there allo shall thy hand from the wicked man; Icad me : and thy right hand 2 Who imagine mischief in thall hold me.

their hearts: and stir up ftrife all 10 If I say, Peradventure the the day long. darkness thall cover me : then 3 They have sharpened their Thall my night be turned to day. tongues like a ferpent : adder's

1 Yea, the darkness is no poiton is under their lips. darknef with thee, but the 4 Keep me, O Lord, from the night is as clear as the day : the hands of the ugodily : preserve darkness and light to thee are me from the wicked men, who both alike.

are purposed to overthrow my 12 For my reing are thine : goings. thou haft covered me in my s The proud have laid a fare mother's womb.

for me, and Ipread a ner abroid 131 will give thanks unto thee, with cords : yea, and set traps in for I am tearfully and wonderful my way. ly made : marvellous are tyy Ő I faid unto the Lord. Thou works, and that my toul knoiveth art my God: hear the voice of right well.

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7 0 Lord Gud, thou ftrength they have la id for mne: and from of my health : thou haft covered the craps of the wicked doers. my

head in the day of battle. 11 Let the ungodly fall into 8 Let not the ungodly have their own nets together: and let his delire, O Lord : let not his me ever escape them.. mischievous imagination prosper, left they be too proud.

EVENING PRAYER. 9 Let the mischief of their own lips fall upon the head of PSAL. 148. Vece mea ad Dominum. them

my voice: yea, even unto the upon them : let them becat into Lord did I make my supplithe fire, and into the pit, that cation. they never rise up again.

2 1 poured out my complaints 11 A man tull of words fhall before him : and the wed him of not profper upon the earth : evil my trouble. shall hunt the wicked person to 3 Whery my spirit was in overthrow him.

heavines, thou knewet my path: 1. Sure I am that the Lord in the way wherein I walked have will avenge the poor : and main- they privíly laid a fnare for tain the cause of the helpless.

13 The righteous alfo ihall give 4 I looked also upon my right thanks unto thy Name : and the hand : and saw there was no man juft fhall continue in thy light. that would know me. PSAL. 141. Domine, clamavi. 51 had 110 place to flee unto : L thee uncalmuparthe centinaite ORD, I call upon thce, hafte and no man cared for my soul.

6 I cried unto thee, O Lord, my voice, when I cry unto thee. and said : Thou art my hope,

í Let my prayer be set forth and my portion in the land of in thy fight as the incenfe : and the living: let the lifting up of my hands be 7 Confider my complaint : an evening facrihce.

for I am brouglıt very low. 3 Set a watch, O Lord, before 80 deliver me from my permy mouth : and keep the door of secutors : for they are too ftrong 40 let not mine heart be in.

9 Bring my soul out of prison, clined to any evil thing : let me that I may give thanks unto thy not be occupied in ungodly Name: which thing if thou wilt works, with the men that work grant me, then thall the righ. wickedness, left I eat of such teous resort unto my company. things as please them. 5 Let the righteous rather finite

PSAL. 143. Domine, exaudi. me friendly and reprove me.

6 But let not their precious and confider my defire : balms break my head : yea, I hearken unto me for thy truth will pray yet against their wick and ri litee urners'lake. edness.

2 And enter not into judge7 Let their judges be over- ment with thy servant : 'for in thrown in ftony places : that they thy fight thall no man living be may hear my words, for they junified. are iweet.

3 For the enemy hath perfecut8 Our bonus lie scattered be- ed my soul, he hath fmitren my fore the pit : like as when one life down to the ground: he hath breaketh and heweth wood upon laid me in the darknels, as the the earth.

men that have been long dead. 9 But mine eyes look unto 4 Therefore is my spirit vex. thee, O Lord God : in thee is ed within me: and my heart my trust; O cast not out my within me is defolate. soul.

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8 Whose mouth talketh of 6 1 ftretch forth my hands unto vanity : and their right hand is thee: my soul gaspeth unto thee a right hand of wickedness. as a thirsty land.

9 1 will fing a new song unto 7 Hear me, O Lord, and that thee, O God": and fing praises fuon, for my spirit waxeth faint: unto thee upon a ten ftringed hide not thy face from me, lett lute. I be like unto them that go 10 Thou kaft given vidory down into the pit.

unto kings : and haft delivered 8. O let me hear thy loving. David thy servant from the peril kindness betimes in the morn. of thc (word. ing, for in thee is my truft : 11 Savc me and deliver me thew thou me the way that I from the hand of Arange child. Thould walk in, for I lift up my ren whose mouth talketh of soul unto thee.

vanity, and their right hand is 9 Deliver me, O Lord, from a right hand of iniquity. mine enemies : for I flee unto 12 That our fons may grow thee to hide me.

up as the young plants ; and that 10 Teach me to do the thing our daughters may be as the that plealeth thee, for thou art polished corners of the temple. my God : let thy loving spirit 13 That our garners may be lead me forth into the land of full and plenteous with all man. righteousneis.

ner of ture : that our theep may Il Quicken me, O Lord, for bring forth thousands, and ten thy Name's Cake : and for thy thousands in our ftreets righteousness' lake bring my soul 14 That our oxen may be out of trouble;

Arong to labour, that there be no 12 And of thy goodness nay decay : 80 leading into capti. mine enemies : and destroy all vity, and no complaining in our them that vex my soul, for I ftreeta. am thy servant.

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are in such a case : yea, blessed MORNING PRAYER. are the people who have the PSAL. 144. Benedictus Dominus. Lord for their God. LESSED be the Lord my PSAL. 145. Exaltabo te, Deus.

magnify thee, hands to war, and my fingers to fight;

Name for ever and ever. 2 My hope and my fortress : . Every day will I give thanks my castle and deliverer, my unto thec: and praise thy Name defender in whom I truft: who for ever and ever.. subdueth my people that is un- 3 Great is the Lord, and mar. der me.

vellous, worthy to bé praised ; 3 Lord, what is man, that there is no end of his greatness. thou haft such refpe&t unto him: 4 One generation thall praise or the con of man, that thou cu thy, works unto another : and regardeft him!

declare thy power. 4 Man is like a thing of $ As for me, I will be talking nought : his time paffeth away of thy wortbip : thy glory, thy like a shadow.

praise, and wondrous works; v 5. Bow thy heavens, O Lord, 6 So that men shall speak of and come down : touch the the might of thy marvellous mountains, and they shall smokc. acts : and I will also tell of thy

6 Caft forth thy lightning, and greatness. tear them : fhoot out thine ar. 7 The memorial of thinc Tows, and consume them.

abundant kindness thall be fhew. 7 Send down thine hand from ed : and men fall fing of thy above : deliver me, and take me righteousness. out of the great waters, from the 8 The Lord is gracious and

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who keepeth his promile for 10 All thy works praife thee, ever; O Lord : and thy saints give 6 who helpeth them to right thanks unto thee.

that Riffer wrong: who feedell II. They thew the glory of the hungry.

thy kingdom : and talk of thy 7 The Lord looseth men out = 1 power;

of prison : the Lord giveth tight 12 That thy power, thy glory, to the blind. and mightiness of thy kingdom : 8 The Lord helpeth them that might be known unto men. are fallen : the Lord careih for

13 Thy kingdom is an ever- the righteous. 1

lafting klogdomand thy do: 9 The Lord caretk for the minion endureth throughout all krangers; he defendeth the two ages.

therless and widow: 29 for the 14 The Lord upholdeth all way of the ungodly, he turnerie such as fall : and lifteth up all it upside down. those that are down.

10 The Lord thy God, o sion, Is The eyes of all wait upon Mall de King for evermore : and thee, O Lord : and thou giveft throughout all gencrations. them their meat in due seafor.

16 Thou openeft thine hand: EVENING PRAYER. and filleft all things living with PSA L. 147. Laudate Dominum. plenteou cess.

ini The Lord is righteous in O PRATS the Lord, for ie all his ways i and holy in all his unto our God : yea, a joyful and works.

pleasant thing it is to be thanktul. 18 The Lord is nigh unto all 2 The Lord doth build up Jeru5

them that call upon him : yea, falem: and gather together the all such as call upon him faith. outcafts of Israel.

3 He healeth those that are ig He will fulfil the defire of broken in heart : and giveth them that fear him : he also wil medicine to heal their fickness. hear their cry, and will help 4 He telleth the number of the

stars : and calleth them all by 20 The Lord preferveth all their

names. them that love him : but scatter. Great is our Lord, and great eth abroad all the ungodly. is his power : yea, and his wif

21 My mouth shall speak the dom is infinite. praise of the Lord : and let all 6 The Lord retteth up the Keth give thanks unto his holy meck : and bringeth the ungodly Name for ever and ever.

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while I live will I praise the the harp unto our God; Lord : yea, as long as I have any 8 Who covereth the heaven being, i will fing praifes unto my with clouds and prepareth rain God.

for the carth: and maketh the 2 0 put not your truft in prin- grass to grow upon the moun. ces, aor in any child of man: for tai and herb for the use of there is no help in thcm.

men. 3 For when the breath of man . Who glseth fodder unto the 3 gocth forth, he thall turn again cattle : and feedeth the young

to his earth : and then all his ravens that call upon him. thoughts perith.

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