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9 He that planted the ear, shall | he' not | hear : or he that made the eye,' shall | he' not | see?

10 Or he that | nurtureth' the heathen : it is he that teacheth man | knowledge,' shall not he | punish ?

11 The Lord knoweth the thoughts of man : that | they - | are' but | vain.

12 Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest,' O Lord : and teachest him in' thy law;

13 That thou mayest give him patience in time of adversity : until the pit be digged up' for the un godly.

14 For the Lord will not | fail his | people : neither will he' forsake' his inheritance ;

15 Until righteousness turn again / un'to | judgement : all such as are | true' in | heart' shall | follow


16 Who will rise up with me asgainst the wicked : or who will take my part algainst the | e'vil | doers?

17 If the Lord had not helped me : it had not failed but my soul | had been put to , silence.

18 But when I said, My | foot' hath | slipt : thy mercy, | O' Lord, held' me | up.

19 In the multitude of the sorrows that I had | in' my heart : thy comforts have refreshed' my 1 soul.

20 Wilt thou have any thing to do with the stooľ of wickedness : which imagineth | mis'chief as' a | law?

21 They gather them together against the soul of the righteous : and condemn' the | inno'cent | blood.

22 But the Lord | is' my | refuge : and my God is the strength of my - confidence.

23 He shall recompence them their wickedness, and destroy them in their own | malice : yea, the Lord | our' God | shall destroy them.

Day 19. Morning Prayer.

Psalm XCV. Venite, exultemus. 0

COME, let us sing un to the Lord : let us

heartily rejoice in the strength of our sal- | vation.

2 Let us come before his presence | with' thanks-| giving : and shew ourselves glad in him' with | psalms.

3 For the Lord | is a' great | God : and a great 1 King' above all gods.

4 In his hand are all the corners of the earth : and the strength of the hills' is his - | also.

5 The sea is his, / and he | made it : and his hands pre par’ed | the dry | land.

6 O come, let us worship, and fall | down : and kneel before the Lord' our | Maker.

7 For he is the Lord our | God : and we are the people of his pasture, / and the sheep of his hand.

8 To-day if ye will hear his voice, harden | not' your hearts : as in the provocation, and as in the day of temp ta'tion | in' the wilderness ;

9 When your | fa'thers / tempted me : proved me,' and saw my | works.

10 Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said : It is a people that do err in their hearts, for they have not | known' my | ways;

11 Unto whom I sware | in' my | wrath : that they should not | enter' in to' my | rest.

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PSALM XCVI. Cantate Domino.
SING unto the Lord | a' new song : sing unto

the Lord,' all the whole earth.

2 Sing unto the Lord, and | praise' his | Name : be telling of his salvation' from | day' to | day.

3 Declare his honour un to the heathen : and his wonders' un to' all people.

4 For the Lord is great, and cannot worthilly' be / praised : he is more to be fear'ed | than - | all gods.

5 As for all the gods of the heathen, they | are' but | idols : but it is the Lord' that made the heavens.

6 Glory and worship are before him : power and | honour' are in' his | sanctuary.

7 Ascribe unto the Lord, O ye kindreds of the people : ascribe unto the Lord - | worship and | power.

8 Ascribe unto the Lord the honour due un to his | Name : bring presents, and come' in to his courts.

9 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness : let the whole earth | stand' in / awe of | him.

10 Tell it out among the heathen that the Lord' is | King : and that it is he who hath made the round world so fast that it cannot be moved; and how that he shall | judge the | peo'ple | righteously.

11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth' be glad : let the sea make a noise, and all that | there'in is.

12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is | in it : then shall all the trees of the wood resjoice before' the | Lord.

13 For he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth : and with righteousness to judge the world, and the peo'ple with his truth.


Psalm XCVII. Dominus regnavit. MHE Lord is King, the earth may be / glad there

of : yea, the multitude of the isles | may be | glad there of.

2 Clouds and darkness are | round about him : righteousness and judgement are the habista'tion of his | seat.

3 There shall go a | fire' before him : and burn up his enemies' on ev'ery | side.

4 His lightnings gave shine un to the world : the earth | saw it, and was afraid.

5 The hills melted like wax at the presence of the | Lord : at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

6 The heavens have declared' his righteous. ness : and all the people have seen' his glory.

7 Confounded be all they that worship carved images, and that delight' in vain gods : worship him, - all' ye gods.

8 Sion heard of it, and rejoiced : and the daughters of Judah were glad, because of thy | judge'ments, 0 - Lord.

9 For thou, Lord, art higher than all that are i in' the earth : thou art exalted | far' above all | gods.

10 O ye that love the Lord, see that ye hate the thing | which' is | evil : the Lord preserveth the souls of his saints ; he shall deliver them from the hand' of the' un godly.

11 There is sprung up a light | for the righteous : and joyful gladness for such' as are' truehearted.

12 Rejoice in the Lord,' ye righteous : and give thanks for a remem'brance of his / holiness.

Day 19. Evening Prayer.

PSALM XCVIII. Cantate Domino. 0

SING unto the Lord | a' new song : for | he

hath' done marvellous things.

2 With his own right hand, and with his | hoʻly | arm : hath he | gotten' him self the | victory.

3 The Lord declared | his' salvation : his right

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