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8 Thou shalt make me hear of joy' and gladness : that the bones which thou hast | broʻken || may' reljoice.

9 Turn thy face from' my sins : and put out | all' my misdeeds.

10 Make me a clean heart,' 0 | God : and re-l new a' right | spirit with in me.

11 Cast me not away from' thy | presence : and take not thy | hoʻly | Spi'rit | from me.

12 O give me the comfort of thy | help' again : and stablish | me' with | thy' free Spirit.

13 Then shall I teach thy ways un to the wicked : and sinners shall be convert'ed | un'to | thee.

14 Deliver me from blood - guiltiness, O God, thou that art the God of my health : and my tongue / shall sing of thy | righteousness.

15 Thou shalt open my | lips,' 0 | Lord : and my | mouth' shall / shew' thy | praise.

16 For thou desirest no sacrifice, else would' I | give it thee : but thou deslightest not | in' burnt-| offerings.

17 The sacrifice of God is a | trou'bled spirit : a broken and contrite heart, O God, shalt thou not despise.

18 O be favourable and gracious | un'to | Sion : build | thou' the walls' of Jerusalem.

19 Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifice of righteousness, with the burnt-offerings and oblations : then shall they offer young | bullocks' uplon' thine | altar.


Psalm LII. Quid gloriaris ? W HY boastest thou thy self, thou tyrant : that VV -' thou canst do | mischief;

2 Whereas the goodness' of God : en dur'eth | yet - | daily?

3 Thy tongue i/magin'eth | wickedness : and with lies thou | cuttest like | a' sharp | razor.

4 Thou hast loved unrighteousness more than goodness : and to talk of lies | more than | righteousness.

5 Thou hast loved to speak all words that may do | hurt : 0|-- | thou' false | tongue.

6 Therefore shall God destroy | thee' for ever : he shall take thee, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling, and root thee out of the land of the living.

7 The righteous also shall see | this,' and fear : and / -' shall | laugh him' to scorn ;

8 Lo, this is the man that took not God for his strength : but trusted unto the multitude of his riches, and strengthened | him'self | in' his wickedness.

9 As for me, I am like a green olive-tree in the house' of God : my trust is in the tender mercy of | God for ever' and ever.

10 I will always give thanks unto thee for that | thou' hast | done : and I will hope in thy Name, for | thy' saints | like it | well.

Day 10. Evening Prayer.

Psalm LIII. Dixit insipiens. MHE foolish body hath said | in' his | heart : There | 1 is - | no - | God.

2 Corrupt are they, and become abominable | in' their | wickedness : there is none that | do'eth | good.

3 God looked down from heaven upon the chil. dren' of men : to see if there were any, that would understand, and seek | af'ter | God.

4 But they are all gone out of the way, they are altogether become' asbominable : there is also none that doeth' good, no' not one.

5 Are not they without understanding | that work | wickedness : eating up my people as if they would eat bread ? they have not | call’ed | up'on God.

6 They were afraid where no' fear | was : for God hath broken the bones of him that besieged thee; thou hast put them to confusion, because God hath' de spised them.

7 Oh, that the salvation were given unto Israel out of Sion : Oh, that the Lord would deliver his people' out of cap tivity!

8 Then should | Jacob' rejoice : and Israel should | be right | glad.

Psalm LIV. Deus, in nomine. CAVE me, O God, for thy' Name's sake : and D asvenge' me | in' thy | strength.

2 Hear my | prayer,' O | God : and hearken unto the words' of my - | mouth.

3 For strangers are risen | up' against me : and tyrants, which have not God before their eyes, / seek af ter' my soul.

4 Behold, God is' my helper : the Lord is with them | that up hold my | soul.

5 He shall reward evil unto mine | enemies : destroy thou' them in' thy | truth.

6 An offering of a free heart will I give thee, and praise thy | Name,' 0 | Lord : be cause' it | is' so ! comfortable.

7 For he hath delivered me out of all my | trouble : and mine eye hath seen his desire' upson' mine | enemies.

Psalm LV. Exaudi, Deus. LEAR my prayer,' o God : and hide not thy-|| II self' from my' petition.

2 Take heed unto me, and hear me : how I mourn in my pray'er, and am vexed.

3 The enemy crieth so, and the ungodly cometh | on' so | fast : for they are minded to do me some mischief; so maliciously | are they set a gainst me.

4 My heart is disquietsed within me : and the fear of death' is | fallen' up on me.

5 Fearfulness and trembling are come up on me : and an horrible | dread hath o'verwhelmed me.

6 And I said, Othat I had wings | like a dove : for then would I flee alway,' and be at rest.

7 Lo, then would I get me alway' far off : and remain - | in' the wilderness.

8 I would make haste to escape : because of the stormy | wind' and tempest.

9 Destroy their tongues, O Lord, and disvide them : for I have spied unrighteousness | and strife in' the city.

10 Day and night they go about within the walls' there of : mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

11 Wickedness | is' there in : deceit and guile go | not out of their streets.

12 For it is not an open enemy, that hath done me | this dis honour : forthen' I could have | borne it.

13 Neither was it mine adversary, that did magnify himself' against me : for then peradventure I | would have hid my'self | from him.

14 But it was even thou, my companion : my guide, and mine | own' famil'iar | friend.

15 We took sweet counsel together : and walked in the house of God as friends.

16 Let death come hastily upon them, and let them go down quick | in'to | hell : for wickedness is in their | dwellings, I and among them.

17 As for me, I will I call up'on | God : and|-' the Lord' shall | save me.

18 In the evening, and morning, and at noonday will I pray, , and that | instantly : and he' shall | hear' my | voice.

19 It is he that hath delivered my soul in peace

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