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shall possess the earth, and 23 The Lord ordereth a shall be refreshed in the mul- good man's going, and maktitude of peace

eth his way acceptable to bim| 12 The ungodly seeketh self. counsel against the just, and 24 Though he fall, he shall gnasheth upon him with his not be cast away; for the teeth.

Lord uploldeth him with his 13 The Lord shall laugh hand. him to scorn ; for he hath seen 25 I have been young, and that his day is coming. now am old, and yet saw I

14 The ungodly have drawn never the righteous sorsaken, out the sword, and have bent nor his seed begging their their bow, to cast down the bread. poor and needy, and to slay 26 The righteous is ever such as are of a right conver- merciful, and lendeth; and sation.

his seed is blessed. 15 Their sword shall go 27 Fee from evil, and do through their own heart, and the thing that is good, and their bow shall be broken. dwell for evermore.

16 A small thing that the 28 For the Lord loveth the righteous hath, is better than thing that is right; he forsakgreat riches of the ungodly ; cth not his that be godly, but

17 For the arms of the un- they are preserved for ever. godly shall be broken, and the 29 The unrighteous shall be Lord upholdeth the righteous. punished : as for the seed of

18 The Lord knoweth the the ungodly, it shall be rooted days of the godly; and their in-out. heritance shall endure forever. 30 The righteous shall in

19 They shall not be con- herit the land, and dwell therefounded in the perilous time ; in for ever. and in the days of dearth they 31 The mouth of the righshall have enough.

teous is exercised in wisdom, 20 As for the ungodly, they and his tongue will be talking shall perish ; and the enemies of judgment. of the Lord shall consume as 32 The law of his God is the fat of lambs; yea, even in his heart, and his goings as the smoke shall they con- shall not slide. sume away.

33 The ungodly seeth the 21 The ungodly borroweth righteous, and secketh occa. and payeth not again ; but the sion to slay him. righteous is merciful and libe- 34 The Lord will not leave ral.

him in his hand, nor condemn 22 Such as are blessed of him when he is judged. God, shall possess the land ; 35 Hope thou in the Lord, and they that are cursed of and keep his way, and he him, shall be rooted out. shall promote thee, that incu


shalt possess the land : when/Mesh, because of thy displeathe ungodly shall perish, thou sure ; neither is there any rest shalt see it.

in my bones, by reason of my 56 I myself have seen the sin: ungodly in great power, and 4 For my wickednesses are flourishing like a green bay- gone over my head, and are tree.

like a sore burthen, too heavy 37 I went by, and lo, he for me to bear. was gone ; I sought him, but 5 My, wounds stink, and his place could no where be are corrupt, through my foolfound.

ishness. 38 Keep innocency, and 6 I am brought into so great take heed unto the thing that trouble and misery, that I ge is right; for that shall bring mourning all the day long : a man peace at the last.

7 For my loins are filled 39 As for the transgressors, with a sore disease, and there they shall perish together ; is no whole part in my body. and the end of the ungodly is, 8 I am feeble and sore smita they shall be rooted out at the ten; I have roared for the very last.

disquietness of my heart. 40 But the salvation of the 9 Lord, thou knowest all righteous cometh of the Lord, my desire; and my groaning who is also their strength in is not hid from thee. the time of trouble.

10 My heart panteth, my 41 And the Lord shall stand strength hath failed me, and by them, and save them; he the sight of mine eyes is gone shall deliver them from the from me. ungodly, and shall save them, 11 My lovers and my neighbecause they put their trust bours did stand looking upon in him.

my trouble, and my kinsmen stood afar off.

12 They also that sought The Eighth Day.

after my life, laid snares for

me; and they that went about MORNING PRAYER. to do me evil, talked of wick

edness, and imagined deceit all Psalm xxxviii.

Domine, ne the day long. in furore.

13 As for me, I was like a PUT

me not to rebuke, Odeaf man, and heard not; and Lord, in thine anger ; as one that is dumb), who doth neither chasten me in thy hea- not open his mouth. vy displeasure :

14 I became even as a man 2 For thine arrows stick that heareth not, and in whose fast in me, and thy hand pres- mouth are no reproofs. .seth me sore.

15 For in thee, O Lord, 3 There is no health in my have I put my trust; thou shalt

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answer for me, O Lord, my 5 Lord, let me know my end, God

and the number of my days, 16 I have required that they, that I may be certified how even mine enemies, should not long I have to live. triumph over me; for when 6 Behold, thou hast made my foot slipt, they rejoiced my days as it were a span long, greatly against me.

and mine age is even as no17 And I truly am set in the thing in respect of thee ; and plague, and my heaviness is e-verily every man living is alver in my sight :

together vanity : 18 For I will confess my 7 For man walketh in a vain wickedness, and be sorry for shadow, and disquieteth himmy sin.

self in vain ; he heapeth up 19 But mine enemies live, riches, and cannot tell who and are mighty; and they that shall gather them hate me wrongfully are many 8 And now, Lord, what is in number..

my hope ? truly my hope is 20 They also that reward even in thee.. evil for good are against me ;

9 Deliver me from all mine because I follow the thing that offences, and make me not a. good is.

rebuke unto the foolish. 21 Forsake me not, O Lord, 10 I became dumb, and my God; be not thou far from opened not my mouth; for it. me.

was thy doing. 22 Haste thee to help me,

11 Take thy plague away O Lord, God of my salva-from me; I am even consumtion

ed by the means of thy heavy Psalm xxxix. Dixi, Củs

hand. todiani,

12 When thou with rebukes. dost chasten man for sin, thou


my ways, that I offend not away, like as it were a moth in my tongue.

fretting a garment : every man: 2 I will keep my mouth as therefore is but vanity. it were with a bridle, while 13 Hear my prayer, O Lord,, the ungodly, is in my sight. and with thipe ears consider

3 I held my tongue, and my calling ; hold not thy peace spake nothing : I kept silence, at my tears ; yea, even from good words; 14 For I am a stranger with: but it was pain and grief to thee, and a sojourner, as all

my fathers were. 4 My heart was hot within

15 ( spare me a little, that: me: and while I was thus I may recover my strength, musing the fire kindled, and before I go hence, and be be at the last I spake with my more seenotongue:



Psalm xl. Expectans erpiece, teousness in the great congretavi.

sation : Lo, I will not refrain

my lips, O Lord, and that thou WAITED patiently for the knowest.

12 I have not hid thy righme, and heard my calling. teousness within my heart;

2 He brought me also out of my talk hath been of thy truth, the horrible pit, out of the and of thy salvation. mire and clay, and set my feet

13 I have not kept back thy upon the rock, and ordered loving mercy and truth from my goings.

the great congregation. 3 And he hath put a new 14 Withdraw not thou thy song in my mouth, even a mercy from me, O Lord ; let thanksgiving unto our God.

thy loving kindness and thy 14. Many shall see it, and truth always preserve me. tear, and shall put their trust 15 For innumerable troubles in the Lord.

are come about me; my sins. 5 Blessed is the man that have taken such hold upon me, hath set his hope in the Lord, that I am not able to look up; and turned not unto the proud, yea, they are more in number and to such as go about with than the hairs of my head, and lies.

my heart hatb failed me. 60 Lord, my God, great 16 O Lord, let it be thy are the wond: ous works which pleasure to deliver me; make thou hast done ; like as be haste, O Lord, to help me. also thy thoughts, which are 17 Let them be ashamed, to us-ward ; and yet there is and confounded together, that no n. in that ordereth them seek after my soul to destroy unto thee,

it ; let them be driven back7 If I should declare them, ward, and put to rebuke, that and speak of them, they should wish me evil. be more than I am able to ex

18 Let them be desolate, press.

and rewarded with shame, 8 Sacrifice and meat-offer- that say unto me, Fie upon ing thou wouldest not, but mine thee, fie upon thee. ears hast thou opened.

19 Let all those that seek 9 Burnt-offerings and sacri- thee, be joyful and glad in thee; Ace for sin hast thou not re- and let such as love thy salvaquired; then said I, Lo, I tion, say alway, The Lord be come.

praised. 10 In the volume of the book 20 As for me, I am poor it is written of me, that I should and needy ; but the Lord ca. fulfil thy will. O my God : Ireth for me. am content to do it; yea, thy 21 Thou art my helper and law is within my heart. redeemer ; make no long tar

11 I have declared thy righ-fryin', O m; God.


EVENING PRAYER. svourest me, that mine enemy

Hoth not triumph against me. Psalm' xli. Beatus qui intel- 12 And when I am in my ligit.

health, thou upholdest me,

1:20d shalt set me before thy BL LESSED is he that consi-face for ever.

dereth the poor and nee. 13 Blessed be the Lord God dy ; the Lord shall deliver of Israel, world without end. him in the time of trouble. Amen.

2 The Lord preserve him, and keep him alive, that he Psalm xlii. Que nadmodum. may be blessed upon earth ; IKE as the hart desireth and deliver not thou him into the water-brooks, so longthe will of his enemies.

eth my soul after thee, O God. 3 The Lord comfort him 2 My soul is athirst for G when he lieth sick upon his yea, even for the living God : bed ; make thou all his bed in When shall I come to appear bis sickness.

before the presence of God? 4 I said, Lord, be merciful

3 My tears have been my unto me ; heal my soul, for I meat day and night, while have sinned against thee. they daily say unto me, where

5 Mine enemies speak evilsis now thy God? of me; When shall he die, 4 Now when I think there. and his name perish ? upon, I pour out my heart by

6 And if he come to see me, myself ; for I went with the he speaketh vanity, and his multitude, and brought them heart conceiveth falsehood forth into the house of God ; within himself; and when he 5 In the voice of praze and cometh forth, he telleth it. thanksgiving, among such as

7 All mine enemies whis- keep holy-day. per together against me, even 6 Why art thou so full of against me do they imagine heaviness, O my soul ? and this evil.

why art thou so disquieted 8 Let the sentence of guil- within me? tiness proceed against him, 7 Put thy trust in God; for and now that he licth, let him I will yet give him thanks for rise up no more.

the help of his countenance. 9 Yea, even mine own fa- 8 My God, my soul is vexmiliar friend whom I trusted, ed within me ; therefore will who did also eat of my bread, I remember thee concerning hath laid great wait for me. the land of Jordan, and the

10 But be thou merciful little bill of Hermon. unto me, O Lord; raise thou 9 One deep calleth another, me up again, and I shall re- because of the noise of the ward them.

water pipes; all thy waves !! By this I know thou fa-and storms are gone over de.

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