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2 Thou hast forgiven the offence of thy peo. ple : and cover'ed | all their sins.

3 Thou hast taken away all thy' dis pleasure : and turned thyself from thy wrath'ful in'dignation.

4 Turn us then, 0 | God' our | Saviour : and let thine | an'ger | cease - | from us.

5 Wilt thou be displeased at | us' for I ever : and wilt thou stretch out thy wrath from one gene|ra'tion to another?

6 Wilt thou not turn again,' and quicken us : that thy people may rejoice' in thee?

7 Shew us thy | mercy,' 0 | Lord : and I grant us | thy' salvation.

8 I will hearken what the Lord God will / say concerning me : for he shall speak peace unto his people, and to his saints, | that they | turn' not a-l gain.

9 For his salvation is nigh | them' that fear him : that glory may | dwell in our - |.land.

10 Mercy and truth are met together : righteousness and / peace' have | kissed each other.

11 Truth shall flourish | out of the earth : and righteousness lath look'ed down' from heaven.

12 Yea, the Lord shall shew | lov'ing-/kindness : and our | land' shall give her | increase.

13 Righteousness shall go' before him : and he shall direct his go'ing in the way.

Day 17. Morning Prayer.

Psalm LXXXVI. Inclina, Domine. BOW

down thine ear, O Lord,' and hear me : for I am | poor, - and in misery.

2 Preserve thou my soul, for | I'am | holy : my God, save thy servant that putteth' his / trust' in / thee.

3 Be merciful unto , me,' 0 | Lord : for I will call | dai'ly | up'on | thee.

4 Comfort the soul of thy | servant : for unto thee, O Lord, do I' lift up' my soul.

5 For thou, Lord, art | good' and gracious : and of great mercy unto all them' that | call' upson thee.

6 Give ear, Lord, un to' my prayer : and ponder the voice of my humble' desires.

7 In the time of my trouble I will call | up'on | thee : for | thou - | hear’est | me.

8 Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord : there is not one that can' do | as' thou | doest.

9 All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship | thee,' o | Lord : and shall glo'ri|fy' thy Name.

10 For thou art great, and doest | won'drous | things : thou l'- art | God' allone.

11 Teach me thy way, O Lord, and I will walk | in' thy | truth : O knit my heart unto thee, that I r' may fear' thy Name.

12 I will thank thee, O Lord my God, with / all' my heart : and will praise thy Name' for ev'ermore.

13 For great is thy | mercy' toward me : and thou hast delivered my soul from the nether’most hell.

14 O God, the proud are | risen' against me : and the congregations of naughty men have sought after my soul, and have not set | thee' be fore' their | eyes.

15 But thou, O Lord God, art full of compassion' and | mercy : long-suffering, | plenteous' in goodness' and | truth.

16 O turn thee then unto me, and have mercy' uplon me : give thy strength unto thy servant, and | help' the , son of' thine | handmaid.

17 Shew some token upon me for good, that they who hate me may see it, and | be' a shamed : because thou, Lord, hast | holp'en | me,' and comforted me.

Psalm LXXXVII. Fundamenta ejus. HE ER foundations are upon the hoʻly | hills : the

Lord loveth the gates of Sion more than | all' the dwellings' of Jacob.

2 Very excellent things are spo'ken of thee : thou city of - God.

3 I will think upon | Rahab' and Babylon : with them - | that - | know me.

4 Behold ye the Philis'tines | also : and they of Tyre, with the Morians ; | lo,' there was' he born.

5 And of Sion it shall be reported, that he was | born' in her : and the most | High' shall | sta'blish | her.

6 The Lord shall rehearse it when he writeth up' the people : that he was born - | there.

7 The singers also and trumpeters shall he rehearse : All my fresh | springs' shall be in | thee.

Psalm LXXXVIII. Domine Deus.

O

LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day

and | night before thee : O let my prayer enter into thy presence, incline thine | ear' un to' my | calling. 2 For my soul is | full of trouble : and my

life

1 draweth' nigh | un'to hell.

3 I am counted as one of them that go down in to the pit : and I have been even as a | man' that hath' no strength.

4 Free among the dead like unto them that are wounded, and lie | in' the grave : who are out of remembrance, and are | cut a'way from' thy | hand.

5 Thou hast laid me in the low'est | pit : in a place of darkness, and in the deep.

6 Thine indignation lieth hard' up on me : and thou hast vexed | me' with | all thy | storms.

7 Thou hast put away mine acquaintance | far - | from me : and made me to be ab|hor'red | of them.

8 I am so | fasť in prison : that | l can not

get | forth.

9 My sight faileth for | ve'ry | trouble : Lord, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched / forth my | hands' unto / thee.

10 Dost thou shew wonders among the dead : or shall the dead rise up' again, and praise thee?

11 Shall thy loving-kindness be shewed in' the grave : or thy | faithfulness | in' destruction ?

12 Shall thy wondrous works be known in' the dark : and thy righteousness in the land where | all' things | are' forgotten ?

13 Unto thee have I | cried, 0 | Lord : and early shall my | pray'er / come before thee.

14 Lord, why abhorrest thou' my soul : and hidest | thou' thy face - from me?

15 I am in misery, and like unto him that is at the point to die : even from my youth up thy terrors have I suffered | with' a | trou'bled mind.

16 Thy wrathful displeasure | go'eth | over me : and the fear of thee hath' undone me.

17 They came round about me | daily' like water : and compassed me together on ev'ery | side.

18 My lovers and friends hast thou | put a'way | from me : and hid mine acquain'tance | out of my i sight.

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