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PSALM LXXVII. Voce mea ad Dominum.
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cry unto God with | my --- voice : even unto God will I cry with my voice, and he shall heark{en --- un to

2 In the time of my trouble I sought the Lord : my sore ran, and ceased not in the nightseason ; my soul re{fu---sed | com--fort.

3. When I am in heaviness, I will think up on -God : when my heart is vexed, { I -- will

will com-'plain.

4 Thou holdest mine eyes | wak-:-ing : I am so feeble, that { I -- can I not --- speak. 5 I have considered the days | of old : and

that are --- past. 6 I call to remembrance | my -- song : and in the night I commune with mine own heart, and search out -- my spi--rits.

7 Will the Lord absent himself for e--ver : and will he be no įmore

in | treat--ed? 8 Is his mercy clean gone for e-'-ver : and is his promise come utterly to an end for el ver--more?

9 Hath God forgotten to be gra-'-cious; and will he shut up his loving-kindness in plea-'-sure?

10 And I said, It is mine own in firmi-:-ty : but I will remember the years of the right hand of the --- most High-'-est.

11 I will remember the works of the and call to mind thy wonders of old time.

12 I will think also of all thy · works : and my talking shall be { of -- thy | do---ings.

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Lord :

13 Thy way, O God, is | ho--ly : who is so great a { God

-- as our -- God ? 14 Thou art the God that doeth | won--ders : and hast declared thy power a{mong -- the peo--ple.

15 Thou hast mightily delivered thy | peo-'-ple : even the sons of Ja{cob -- and Jo---seph.

16 The waters saw thee, O God, the waters saw thee, and were | a--fraid : the depths al {so -- were trou-i-bled.

17 The clouds poured out water, the air thunder---ed : and thine ar rows -- went | a-:-broad.

18 The voice of thy thunder was heard round a-'-bout : the lightnings shone upon the ground; the earth was moved, { and shook with-i-al.

19 Thy way is in the sea, and thy paths in the great / wa--ters : and thy foot{steps -- are not --known.

20 Thou leddest thy people like -- sheep : by the hand of Mo{ses --- and | A--aron.

GLORY BE TO THE FATHER, AND TO THE --AND TO THE HOLY --- GHOST;

As IT WAS IN THE BEGINNING, IS NOW, AND E|VER -SHALL BE : WORLD WITH OUT --- END. | A---MEN.

Son :

Day XV. Evening Prayer.

PSALM LXXVIII. Attendite, popule.

HEAR my law, 0 my | peo---ple : incline your

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my | mouth.

told us ;

2 I will open my mouth in a para--ble : I will declare hard sentences of old;

3 Which we have heard / and known : and such as our fathers have

4 That we should not hide them from the children of the generations | to come : but to shew the honour of the Lord, his mighty and wonderful works that { he hath | done.

5 He made a covenant with Jacob, and gave Israel | a--

- law : which he commanded our forefathers to teach their children;

6 That their posterity might | know --- it : and the children which were {yet -- un | born;

7 To the intent that when they came -- up : they might shew their chil dren

the same ; 8 That they might put their trust | in

God : and not to forget the works of God, but to keep his } com-'-mandments;

9 And not to be as their forefathers, a faithless and stubborn genera---tion : a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit cleaveth not steadfastly un--to God ;

10 Like as the children of Ephra---im : who being harnessed, and carrying bows, turned themselves back in the day of -- battle.

11 They kept not the covenant | of --- God : and would not walk { in his law;

12 But forgat what he had done : and the wonderful works that he had shewed for | them.

13 Marvellous things did he in the sight of our forefathers, in the land of | E---gypt : even in the field of -- Zoan.

14 'He divided the sea, and let them | go through : he made the waters to stand { on -- an | heap.

15 In the day-time also he led them with |

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cloud : and all the night through with a { light -of fire.

16 He clave the hard rocks in the wilder-'-ness : and

gave them drink thereof, as it had been out of } the -- great depth. 17 He brought waters out of the sto / ny

rock : so that it gushed out like the

rivers. 18 Yet for all this they sinned more against him : and provoked the most Highest in the wild-'erness.

19 They tempted God in their -- hearts : and required meat for -- their 'lust.

20 They spake against God also, / say--ing : Shall God prepare a table in the { wild---er ness?

21 He smote the stony rock indeed, that the water gushed out, and the streams flowed | with-'al : but can he give bread also, or provide flesh for his

22 When the Lord heard this, he was --- wroth : so the fire was kindled in Jacob, and there came up heavy displeasure against Is-"-rael;

23 Because they believed not | in -- God : and put not their trust { in

his | help. 24 So he commanded the clouds | a-'-bove : and opened the doors of -- heaven.

25 He rained down manna also upon them for | to --- eat : and gave them food } from -- heaven.

26 So man did eat an Igels’ -- food : for he sent them { meat -- enough.

27 He caused the east-wind to blow under | hea--ven ; and through his power he brought in the { south-west wind.

28 He rained flesh upon them as thick | as -

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him :

dust : and feathered fowls like as the sand { of the sea.

29 He let it fall among | their tents : even round about their ha{bi-:-ta | tion.

30 So they did eat, and were well filled ; for he gave them their own | de---sire : they were not disappointed of -- their lust.

31 But while the meat was yet in their mouths, the heavy wrath of God came upon them, and slew the wealthiest | of them : yea, and smote down the chosen men that were in { Is-:-ra | el.

32 But for all this they sinned | yet -- more : and believed not his won---drous works.

33 Therefore their days did he consume in vani-'-ty: and their years in -- trouble.

34 When he slew them, they sought and turned them early, and enquired af-:-ter | God.

35 And they remembered that God was I their strength : and that the high God was their įre-'deem | er.

36 Nevertheless they did but flatter him with | their mouth : and dissembled with him in their | tongue.

37 For their heart was not whole | with --- him : neither continued they stedfast in his { co-'-ve | nant.

38 But he was so merciful, that he forgave their mis-'-deeds : and destroyed them | not.

39 Yea, many a time turned he his wrath | a-'way : and would not suffer his whole displeasure to -- a rise.

40 For he considered that they were but flesh : and that they were even a wind that passeth away, and cometh { not --- again.

41 Many a time did they provoke him in the wilder--ness : and grieved him in the -- desert.

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