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5 I will never forget thys % I have sworn, and amo commandments ; for with steadfastly purposed, to keep them thou hast quickened me. thy righteous judgments.

6 I am thine : O save me, 3 I am troubled above meafor I have sought thy com- sure ; quicken me, O Lord, mandments.

according to thy word. 7 The ungodly laid wait for 4 Let the free-will offerings me, to destroy me ; but I will of my mouth please thee, o consider thy testimonies. Lord; and teach me thy judge

8 I see that all things come ments. to an end ; but thy command- 5 My soul is alway in my ment is exceeding broad. hand; yet do I not forget the Quomodo dilexi !

law. ORD, what love have I 6 The ungodly have laid a

dunto thy law! all the day snare for me; but yet I swerved long is my study in it. not from thy commandments.

3 Thou, through thy com- 7 Thy testimonies have I mandments, hast made me claimed as mine heritage for wiser than mine enemies; for ever; and why? they are the they are ever with me. very joy of my heart.

3 I have more understand- 8 I have applied my heart ing than my teachers; for thy to fulfil thy statutes alway, testimonies are my study. even unto the end.

4 I am wiser than the aged; because I keep thy command

Iniquis odi habui. ments.


HATE them that imagine 5 I have refrained my feet evil things; but thy law do from every evil way, that l I love. may keep thy word.

2 Thou art my defence and 6 I have not shrunk from thy shield; and my trust is in thy judgments; for thou teachest word. me.

3 Away from me, ye wicked; 70 how sweet are thy words I will keep the command. anto my throat ; yea, sweeter ments of my God. than honey unto my mouth! 4 Ostablish me according to

8 Through thy command-thy word, that I may live ; and ments I get understanding : let me not be disappointed of therefore I hate all evil ways. my hope.

15 Hold thou me up, and I The Twenty-sixth Day. shall be safe ; yea, my delight MORNING PRAYER. shall be ever in thy statutes.

6 Thou hast trodden down Lucerna pedibus meis.

all them that clepart from thy MIY

my feet, and light deceit. my paths,

7 Thou putiest away all the

T HY were in a lantem unto statutes ; for they imagine but

I A o

ungodly of the earth like dross ;) 4 O look thou upon me, and therefore I love thy testimo-be merciful upon me; as thou nies.

usest to do unto those that love 8 My flesh trembleth for thy Name. fear of thee; and I am afraid 5 Order my steps in thy of thy judgments.

word ; and so shall no wickedFeci judicium.

ness have dominion over me. 6 O deliver me from the

and is lawful and right; Olso shall I keep thy commandgive me not over unto mine ments. oppressors.

7 Show the light of thy coun2 Make thou thy servant to tenance upon thy servant, and delight in that which is good, teach me thy statutes. that the proud do meno wrong. 8 Mine eyes gush out with

3 Mine eyes are wasted a-water, because men keep pot way with looking forthy health, thy law. and for the word of thy righteousness.

Justus es, Domine. 4 O deal with thy servant according unto thy loving mercy, and teach me thy statutes. Lord ; and true is thy

5 I am thy servant; O grant judgment. me understanding, that I may 2 The testimonies that thou know thy testimonies. hast commanded, are exceed.

6 It is time for thee, Lord, ing righteous and true. to lay to thine hand ; for they 3 My zeal bath even conhave destroyed thy law. sumed me; because mine ene

7 For I love thy command- mies have forgotten thy words. ments above gold and precious 4 Thy word is tried to the stones.

uttermost, and thy servant 8 Therefore hold I straight loveth it. all thy commandments; and 5 I am small and of no reall false ways I utterly abhor. putation ; yet do I not forget Mirabilia.

thy commandments.

6 Thy righteousness is an

THY testimonies are won everlasting righteousness, and

derful ; therefore doth my thy soul keep them.

7 Trouble and heaviness 2 When thy word goeth have taken hold upon me ; yet forth, it giveth light and un- is my delight in thy command. derstanding into the simple. ments.

3 I opened my mouth, and 8 The righteousness of thy drew in my breath; for my testimonies is everlasting: 0 delight was in thy command grant me understanding, and ments,

I shall live.

5 Hear my voice, O Lord, Peces

have persecuted

EVENING PRAYER. 6 It grieveth me when I Clamavi in toto corde mco. see the transgressors ; because

; I

CALL with my whole they keep not thy law.

heart ; hear me, O Lord, I 7 Consider, O Lord, how I will keep thy statutes. love thy commandments; O

2 Yea, even unto thee do I quicken me according to thy call; help me, and I shall keep loving-kindness. thy testimonies.

8 Thy word is true from 3 Early in the morning do I everlasting ; all the judgments cry unto thee ; for in thy word of thy righteousness endure for is my trust.

evermore. 4 Mine eyes prevent the night watches; that I might

Principes persecuti sunt. be occupied in thy words.

me without a cause ; but according unto thy loving- my heart standeth in awe of kindness ; quicken me accord-thy word. ing as thou art wont.

2 I am as glad of thy word, 6 They draw nigh that of as one that findeth great spoils. malice persecute me, and are 3 As for lies, I hate and far from thy law.

abhor them ; but thy law do I 7 Be thou nigh at hand, Olove. Lord; for all thy command- 4 Seven times a day do I ments are true.

praise thee ; because of thy 8 As concerning thy testi-righteous judgments. monies, I have known long 5 Greai is the peace that since, that thou hast grounded they have who love thy law ; them for ever.

and they are not offended at it. Vide humilitaiem,

6 Lord, I have looked for

thy saving health, and done CONSIDERmine ad- after thy commandments.

versity, and deliver me, 7 My soul hath kept thy for I do not forget thy law. testimonies, and loved them

2 Avenge thou my cause, exceedingly. and deliver me; quicken me 8 I have kept thy commandaccording to thy word.

ments and testimonies ; for all 3 Health is far from the uniny ways are before thee. godly; for they regard not thy

Antropinquet deprecatio. statutes.

ET my come Lord ; quicken me as thou art wont.

me understanding according 5 Many there are that trou-to thy word. ble me, and persecute me; yet 2 Let my supplication come do I not swerve from thy testi- before thee ; deliver me acmonies.

Icording to thy word.


4. Great is thy mercy, o Lettore Thee, O Lord ; give


3 My lips shall speak of Psalm cxxi. Levavi oculos thy praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.


WILL lift up mine eyes 4 Yea, my tongue shall sing unto the hills, from whence of thy word; for all thy com cometh my help. mandments are righteous. 2 My help cometh even 5 Let thine hand help me ; from the Lord, who hath made

; for I have chosen thy com- heaven and earth. mandments.

3 He will not suffer thy foot 6 I have longed for thy sa-to be moved ; and he that ving health, O Lord; and in keepeth thee will not sleep. thy law is my delight.

4 Behold, he that keepeth 7 O let my soul live, and it Israel shall neither slumber shall praise thee; and thy nor sleep. judgments shall help me. 5 The Lord himself is thy

8 I have gone astray like a keeper ; the Lord is thy de. sheep that is lost; O seek thy fence upon thy right hand ; servant, for I do not forget thy 6 So that the sun shall not commandments.

burn thee by day, neither the

moon by night. The Twenty-seventh Day.

7 The Lord shall preserve

thee from all evil; yea, it is MORNING PRAYER.

even he that shall keep thy Psalm cxx. Ad Dominum. soul. ,

I called upon the Lord, thy going out and thy coming and he heard me.

in, from this time forth for 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, evermore. from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

Psalm cxxi. Lætatus sum. 3 What reward shall be I WAS glad when they said or dane unto thee, thou unto

go false tongue ? even mighty and the house of the Lord. sharp arrows, with hot burn. 2 Our feet shall stand in ing coals.

thy gates, O Jerusalem. 4 Woe is me, that I am con- 3 Jerusalem is built as a strained to dwell with Mesech, city that is at unity in itself. and to have my habitation 4 For thither the tribes go among the tents of Kedar. up, even the tribes of the

5 My soul hath long dwelt Lord, to testify unto Israel, to among them that are enemies give thanks unto the Name of unto peace.

the Lord. 6 | labour for peace ;

but 5 For there is the seat of when I speak unto them there. judgment, even the seat of the of, they make them ready to house of David. battle.

6 O pray for the peace of Hh

WHEN I was in trouble. 8 The Lord shall prese;"



Jerusalem ; they shall prospery 4 The deep waters of the that love thee.

proud had gone even over our 7 Peace be within thy walls, soul. and plenteousness within thy 5 But praised be the Lord, palaces.

who hath not given us over 8 For my brethren and com- for a prey unto their teeth. panions' sakes, I will wish thee 6 Our soul is escaped even prosperity.

as a bird out of the snare of 9 Yea, because of the house the fowler ; the snare is broof the Lord our God, I will ken, and we are delivered. seek to do thee good.

7 Our help standeth in the Psalm cxxiii. Ad te levavi

Name of the Lord, who hath

made heaven and earth.
oculos meos.
NTO thee lift I up mine

Psalm cxxv. Qui confidunt.. eyes, O thou that dwel- HEY that put their trust lest in the heavens.

in the Lord shall be even 2 Behold, even as the eyes as the mount Sion, which may of servants look unto the hand not be removed, but standeth of their masters, and as the fast for ever, eyes of 'a maiden unto the 2 The hills stand about Je. hand of her mistress, even so rusalem ; even so standeth the our eyes wait upon the Lord Lord round about his people, our God, until he have mercy from this time forth for ever. upon us. 3 Have mercy upon us, O

3 For the rod of the ungod. Lord, have mercy upon us ; ly cometh not into the lot of for we are utterly despised. the righteous ; lest the righ

4 Our soul is filled with the teous put their hand unto scornful reproof of the weal-wickedness. thy, and with the despiteful- 4 Do well, O Lord, unto ness of the proud.

those that are good and truc

of heart. Psalm cxxiv. Nisi quia Do

5 As for such as turn back minus.

unto their own wickedness, F the Lord himself had not the Lord shall lead them forth

been on our side, now may with the evil doers ; but peace Israel say; if the Lord himself shall be upon Israel. had not been on our side, when

EVENING PRAYER. men rose up against us ;

2 They had swallowed us Psalm cxxvi. In convertendo. up quick ; when they were so


THEN the Lord turned wrathfully displeased at us. again the captivity of

3 Yea, the waters had Sion, then were we like unto drowned us, and the stream them that dream. had gone over our soul. 2 Then was our mouth filled


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