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18 And though all this be come upon us, yet do we | not forget thee : nor behave ourselves froward'ly | in' thy | covenant.

19 Our heart is not | turn'edback : neither our steps / gone out of thy | way;

20 No, not when thou hast smitten us into the place of dragons : and covered us with the shadow' of death.

21 If we have forgotten the Name of our God, and holden up our hands to any strange | god : shall not God search it out? for he knoweth the very | se'crets of the heart.

22 For thy sake also are we killed all the day long : and are counted as sheep ap point'ed | to' bel slain.

23 Up, Lord, why | sleep'est | thou : awake, and be not | ab'sent | from us' for ever.

24 Wherefore hidest | thou' thy | face : and for- || gettest' our / misery' and | trouble?

25 For our soul is brought low, even un to' the || dust : our belly | cleaveth' un to' the ground. • 26 A rise,' and help us : and deliver us | for' thy | mer'cy's | sake.

Psalm XLV. Eructavit cor meum. M Y heart is inditing of a' good matter : I speak

M of the things which I have made unsto' the 1 King.

2 My tongue | is' the | pen : of|-' a rea'dy | writer.

3 Thou art fairer than the children' of men :

full of grace are thy lips, because God hath | bless'ed | thee' for ever.

4 Gird thee with thy sword upon thy thigh, 0 | thou' most | Mighty : according to thy | wor'ship | and renown.

5 Good luck have thou | with' thine | honour : ride on, because of the word of truth, of meekness, and righteousness; and thy right hand shall | teach' thee | terri'ble | things.

6 Thy arrows are very sharp, and the people shall be subdued | un'to | thee : even in the midst | aʼmong || the King's | enemies.

7 Thy seat, O God, endureth' for ever : the sceptre of thy | kingʻdom is a' right sceptre.

8 Thou 'hast loved righteousness, and hated' iniquity : wherefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness' asbove' thy fellows.

9 All thy garments smell of myrrh, | aloes,' and cassia : out of the ivory palaces, whereby | they' have made thee / glad.

10 Kings' daughters were among thy | honour'able | women : upon thy right hand did stand the queen in a vesture of gold, wrought asbout with | di'vers colours.

11 Hearken, O daughter, and consider, in cline' thine | ear : forget also thine own people, and thy | fa'ther's house.

12 So shall the King have pleasure | in' thy | beauty : for he is thy Lord God, | and worship thou | him.

13 And the daughter of Tyre shall be there | with' a / gift : like as the rich also among the people shall make their supplisca'tion | be'fore | thee.

14 The King's daughter is all I glorious' within : her | clo'thing | is of wrought | gold.

15 She shall be brought unto the King in | raiment' of needlework : the virgins that be her fellows shall bear her company, and shall be brought unto thee.

16 With joy and gladness shall | they be brought: and shall enter | in'to | the King's | palace.

17 Instead of thy fathers thou shalť have | children : whom thou mayest make | prin'ces | in' all | lands.

18 I will remember thy Name from one generation | to' an other : therefore shall the people give thanks unto | thee,' world with'out | end.

Psalm XLVI. Deus noster refugium. COD is our | hope and strength : a very | pre'U sent | help' in trouble.

2 Therefore will we not fear, though the earth' be moved : and though the hills be carried into the midst of the sea.

3 Though the waters thereof ( rage and | swell : and though the mountains shake at the tem'pest | of the same.

4 The rivers of the flood thereof shall make glad the city' of God : the holy place of the tabernacle | of the most - | Highest.

5 God is in the midst of her, therefore shall she

not | be' re moved : God shall help her, and that right | early.

6 The heathen make much ado, and the kingdoms' are moved : but God hath shewed his voice, and the earth' shall | melt away.

7 The Lord of hosts' is with us : the God of Ja'cob | is' our | refuge.

8 O come hither, and behold the works of the Lord : what destruction he hath | brought up on the earth.

9 He maketh wars to cease in all the world : he breaketh the bow, and knappeth the spear in sunder, and burneth the chari'ots in the fire.

10 Be still then, and know that I'am God : I will be exalted among the heathen, and I will be ex alt'ed | in' the earth.

11 The Lord of hosts' is , with us : the God of | Ja'cob | is' our | refuge.

Day 9. Evening Prayer.

Psalm XLVII. Omnes gentes, plaudite.
CLAP your hands together, | all' ye | people : 0

sing unto God | with' the voice of | melody.

2 For the Lord is high, and to be feared : he is the great King | up'on | all the earth.

3 He shall subdue the peoʻple under us : and the na'tions | under' our | feet.

4 He shall choose out an herit'age for us : even the worship of Ja'cob, / whom' he loved.

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5 God is gone up with a merry noise : and the Lord | with the sound of the | trump.

6 O sing praises, sing praises | unto' our God : O sing praises, sing praises | un'to | our - | King.

7 For God is the King of all the earth : sing ye | praises' with | un'der standing.

8 God reigneth | over the heathen : God sitteth upson' his | hoʻly | seat.

9 The princes of the people are joined unto the people of the God of Abraham : for God, which is very high exalted, doth defend the earth, as I it' were | with' a | shield.

Psalm XLVIII. Magnus Dominus. CREAT is the Lord, and highly to be praised : in U the city of our God, even up on' his | ho'ly | hill.

2 The hill of Sion is a fair place, and the joy of the whole earth : upon the north-side lieth the city of the great King ; God is well known in her palaces || as' a sure - | refuge.

3 For lo, the Kings of the earth : are gathered, , and gone | by' to gether.

4 They marvelled to see such things : they were astonished, and suddenly' cast | down.

5 Fear came there up on them, and sorrow : as upon a | wo'man | in' her | travail.

6 Thou shalt break the ships | of the sea : through | -' the east - | wind.

7 Like as we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the Lord of hosts, in the city of our | God : God up holdeth' the same' for ever.

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