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tabernacle of mine house, nor have ordained a lantern for mine climb up into my bed;

Anointed. 4 I will not suffer mine eyes 19 As for his enemies, I shall to sleep, nor mine eye-lids to clothe them with shame; but slumber; neither the temples upon himself shall his crown of my head to take any rest; flourish.

5 Until I find out a place for Psalm cxxxii. Ecce, quam the temple of the Lord; an

bonum. habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.

EHOLD, how good and 6 Lo, we heard of the same joyful a thing it is, breat Ephrata, and found it in the thren, to dwell together in wood.

unity. 7 We will go into his taber- 2 It is like the precious ointnacle, and fall low on our knees ment upon the head, that ran before his footstool.

down unto the beard, even unto 8 Arise, O Lord, into thy Aaron's beard, and went down resting-place; thou, and the ark to the skirts of his clothing. of thy strength.

3 Like as the dew of Her9 Let thy priests be clothed mon, which fell upon the hill of with righteousness; and let thy Sion. saints sing with joyfulness. 4 For there the Lord pro

10 For thy servant David's mised his blessing, and life for sake, turn not away the pre- evermore. sence of thine Anointed.

Psalm cxxxiv. Ecce nunc. 11 The Lord hath made a

faithful oath unto David, and B Lord, all ye servants of the

he shall not shrink from it;

12 Of the fruit of thy body Lord. shall I set upon thy seat.

2 Ye that by night stand in 13 If thy children will keep the house of the Lord, even in my covenant, and my testimo. the courts of the house of our nies that I shall learn them; God. their children also shall sit upon 3 Lift up your hands in the thy seat for evermore.

sanctuary, and praise the Lord. 14 For the Lord hath chosen 4 The Lord, that made hea. Sion to be an habitation for ven and earth, give thee bless. himself: he hath longed for ing out of Sion. her,

Psalm cxxxv.

Laudate No. 15 This shall be my rest for ever: here will I dwell, for I have a delight therein.

the name of the Lord; with increase, and will satisfy praise it, Oye servants of the her poor with bread.

Lord. 17 I will deck her priests 2 Ye that stand in the house with health, and her saints shall of the Lord, in the courts of the rejoice and sing.

house of our God. 18 There shall I make the 3 O praise the Lord; for horn of David to flourish: I the Lord is gracious: O sing


16 I will bless her victuals o Praise the Lord, laud ye

praises unto his name; for it is are like unto them; and so are lovely.

all they that put their trust in 4 For why? the Lord hath them. chosen Jacob unto himself, and 19 Praise the Lord, ye house Israel for his own possession. of Israel; praise the Lord, ye

5 For I know that the Lord house of Aaron. is great, and that our Lord is 20 Praise the Lord, ye house above all gods.

of Levi; ye that fear the Lord, 6 Whatsoever the Lord praise the Lord. pleased, that did he in heaven, 21 Praised be the Lord out and in earth; in the sea, and in of Sion, who dwelleth at Jeruall deep places.

salem. 7He bringeth forth the clouds

EVENING PRAYER. from the ends of the world, and sendeth forth lightnings with

Psalm cxxxvi. Confitemini the rain, bringing the winds out

Domino. of his treasures.

Give thanks unto the 8 He smote the first born of

he gracious Egypt, both of man and beast. and his mercy endureth for

9 He hath sent tokens and ever. wonders into the midst of thee, 2 O give thanks unto the O thou land of Egypt; upon God of all gods; for his mercy Pharaoh, and all his servants. endureth for ever.

10 He smote divers nations, 3 0 thank the Lord of all and slew mighty kings; lords; for his mercy endureth

11 Sehon, king of the Amo- for ever. rites; and Og, the king of Ba- 4 Who only doeth great won. san; and all the kingdoms of ders; for his mercy endureth Canaan;

for ever. 12 And gave their land to be 5 Who by his excellent wisan heritage, even an heritage dom made the heaven; for his unto Israel, his people.

mercy endureth for ever. 13 Thy name, O Lord, en- 6 Who laid out the earth dureth for ever; so doth thy above the waters; for his mer. memorial, O Lord, from one cy endureth for ever. generation to another.

7 Who hath made great 14 For the Lord will avenge lights; for his mercy endureth his people, and be gracious unto for ever; his servants.

8 The sun to rule the day; 15 As for the images of the for his mercy endureth for heathen, they are but silver ever; and gold; the work of men's 9 The moon and the stars to hands.

govern the night; for his mercy 16 They have mouths, and endureth for ever. speak not; eyes have they, but 10. Who smote Egypt, with they see not.

their first born; for his mercy 17 They have ears, and yet endureth for ever; they hear not; neither is there 11 And brought out Israel any breath in their mouths. from among them; for his mer.

18 They that make them cy endureth for ever;


12 With a mighty hand and Psalm cxxxvii. Super

flumina. stretched out arm; for his mercy endureth for ever. BY

Y the waters of Babylon

we sat down and wept, 13 Who divided the Red

when we remembered thee, Sea in two parts; for his mercy

Sion. endureth for ever; 14 And made Israel to go ed them up upon the trees that

2 As for our harps, we hangthrough the midst of it; for his

are therein. mercy endureth for ever.

3 For they that led us away 15 But as for Pharaoh, and his host, he overthrew them in captive, required of us then a the Red Sea; for his mercy en- song, and melody in our heavi

ness : Sing us one of the songs dureth for ever. through the wilderness; for his Lord's song in a strange land? 16 Who led his people of Sion.

4. How shall we sing the mercy endureth for ever. 17 Who smote great kings; lem, let my right hand forget

5 If I forget thee, O Jerusafor his mercy endureth for

her cunning. 18 Yea, and slew mighty let my tongue cleave to the

6 If I do not remember thee, kings; for his mercy endureth roof of my mouth; yea, if I for ever: 19 Sehon, king of the Amo- prefer not Jerusalem in my

mirth. rites; for his mercy endureth

7 Remember the children of for ever:

20 And Og, the king of Ba. Edom, O Lord, in the day of san; for his mercy endureth for Down with it, down with it,

Jerusalem; how they said, for an heritage; for his mercy wasted with misery; yea, hap21 And gave away their land even to the ground.

8 O daughter of Babylon, endureth for ever:

22 Even for an heritage unto py shall he be that rewardeth Israel, his servant; for his mer.

9 Blessed shall he be that cy endureth for ever. 23 Who remembered us eth them against the stones.

taketh thy children, and throwwhen we were in trouble; for his mercy endureth for ever; Psalm cxxxviii. Confitebor 24 And hath delivered us

tibi. from our enemies; for his mer. cy endureth for ever. I

Will give thanks unto thee, - 25 Who giveth food to all heart; even before the gods will

whole flesh; for his mercy endureth for ever.

I sing praise unto thee. 26 O give thanks unto the holy temple, and praise thy

2 I will worship toward thy God of heaven; for his

mercy endureth for ever.

name, because of thy loving27 O give thanks unto the hast magnified thy name and

kindness and truth; for thou Lord of lords; for his mercy thy word above all things. endureth for ever.

3 When I called upon thee,


thou heardest me; and en- wonderful and excellent for me; duedst my soul with much I cannot attain unto it. strength.

6 Whither shall I go then 4. Ali the kings of the earth from thy Spirit, or whither shall praise thee, O Lord; for shall I go then from thy prethey have heard the words of sence? thy mouth.

7 If I climb up into heaven, 5 Yea, they shall sing in the thou art there; if I go down to ways of the Lord, that great is hell, thou art there also. the glory of the Lord.

8 If I take the wings of the 6 For though the Lord be morning, and remain in the high, yet hath he respect unto uttermost parts of the sea; the lowly; as for the proud, he 9 Even there also shall thy beholdeth them afar off.

hand lead me, and thy right 7 Though I walk in the hand shall hold me. midst of trouble, yet shalt thou 10 If I say, Peradventure the refresh me; thou shalt stretch darkness shall cover me; then forth thy hand upon the furious. shall my night be turned to ness of mine enemies, and thy day. right hand shall save me,

11 Yea, the darkness is no 8 The Lord shall make good darkness with thee, but the his loving-kindness toward me; night is as clear as the day; the yea, thy mercy, O Lord, en- darkness and light to thee are dureth for ever; despise not both alike. then the works of thine own 12 For my reins are thine; hands.

thou hast covered me in my mother's womb.

13 I will give thanks unto The twenty-ninth Day. thee, for I am fearfully and

wonderfully made: marvellous MORNING PRAYER.

are thy works, and that my soul Psalm cxxxix. , Domine, pro

knoweth right well. basti.

14 My bones are not hid

from thee, though I be made O Lord, thou hast searched secretly,

and fashioned beneath thou knowest my down-sitting, 15 Thine eyes did see my and mine up-rising; thou un- substance, yet being imperfect; derstandest my thoughts long and in thy book were all my before.

members written; 2 Thou art about my path, 16 Which day by day were and about my bed; and spiest fashioned, when as yet there all my ways.

was none of them. 3 For lo, there is not a word 17 How dear are thy counsels in my tongue, but thou, O unto me, O God; O how great Lord, knowest it altogether. is the sum of them !

4 Thou hast fashioned me 18 If I tell them, they are behind and before, and laid more in number than the sand; thine hand upon me.

when I wake up, I am present 5 Such knowledge is too with thee.

19 Wilt thou not slay the 9 Let the mischief of their wicked, O God ? depart from own lips fall upon the head of me, ye blood-thirsty men. them that compass me about.

20 For they speak unrighte- 10 Let hot burning coals fall ously against thee; and thine upon them; let them be cast into enemies take thy name in vain. the fire, and into the pit, that

21 Do not I hate them, O they never rise up again. Lord, that hate thee? and am 11 A man full of words shall not I grieved with those that not prosper upon the earth: evil rise up against thee?

shall hunt the wicked person, 22 Yea, I hate them right to overthrow him. sore; even as though they were 12 Sure I am that the Lord mine enemies.

will avenge the poor, and main23 Try me, O God, and seek tain the cause of the helpless. the ground of my heart; prove 13 The righteous also shall me, and examine my thoughts. give thanks unto thy name; and

24 Look well if there be any the just shall continue in thy way of wickedness in me; and sight. lead me in the way everlasting. Psalm cxli. Domine, clamavi.

. Psalm cxl. Eripe me, Domine.

ORD, I call upon thee;

haste thee unto me, and from the evil man; and consider my voice, when I cry preserve me from the wicked unto thee. man;

2 Let my prayer be set forth 2 Who imagine mischief in in thy sight as the incense; and their hearts, and stir up strife let the lifting up of my hands all the day long.

be an evening sacrifice. 3 They have sharpened their 3 Set a watch, O Lord, be. tongues like a serpent; adder's fore my mouth, and keep the poison is under their lips.

door of my lips. 4 Keep me, O Lord, from 4 O let not mine heart be inthe hands of the ungodly; pre. clined to any evil thing; let me serve me from the wicked men, not be occupied in ungodly who are purposed to overthrow works with the men that work my goings.

wickedness, lest I eat of such 5 The proud have laid a things as please them. snare for me, and spread a net 5 Let the righteous rather abroad with cords; yea, and smite me friendly, and reprove set traps in my way.

6 I said unto the Lord, Thou 6 But let not their precious art my God; hear the voice of balms break my head; yea, I my prayers, O Lord.

will pray yet against their wick70 Lord God, thou strength edness. of my health; thou hast covered 7 Let their judges be overmy head in the day of battle. thrown in the stony places, that

8 Let not the ungodly have they may hear my words; for his desire, O Lord ; let not his they are sweet. mischievous imagination pros- 8 Our bones lie scattered be. per, lest they be too proud. fore the pit, like as when one


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