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60 pray for the peace of Jeru'sa lem : they shall | prossper | that love | thee.

7 Peace be within' thy | walls : and plenteousness' with in' thy | palaces.

8 For my brethren and compan’ions' | sakes : I will wish | thee' prosperity.

9 Yea, because of the house of the Lord our God : I will I seek' to do thee good.

Psalm CXXIII. Ad te levavi oculos meos. TNTO thee lift Iup' mine eyes : 0 thou that

dwell'est | in' the heavens. 2 Behold, even as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress : even so our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until | he' have mercy upon us.

3 Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy' up on us : for we are | utter|ly' delspised.

4 Our soul is filled with the scornful reproof of the wealthy : and with the despitefulness of the | proud.

Psalm CXXIV. Nisi quia Dominus. TF the Lord himself had not been on our side, I now may | Is'rael say : If the Lord himself had not been on our side, when | men' rose | up' algainst us;

2 They had swallowed | us' up | quick : when they were so wrathfulsly' dis|pleas'ed | at us

3 Yea, the waters had | drown'ed | us ; and the stream had | gone' over' our | soul.

4 The deep waters of the proud : had gone even oʻver | our - | soul.

5 But praised | be the Lord : who hath not given us over for a | prey' un to their teeth.

6 Our soul is escaped even as a bird out of the snare of the fowler : the snare is broken, and we are' deslivered.

7 Our help standeth in the Name of the Lord : who | hath' made | heaven' and earth.

Psalm CXXV. Qui confidunt. MHEY that put their trust in the Lord shall be

I even as the mount | Sion : which may not be removed, but | stand'eth | fast for ever.

2 The hills stand about Jerusalem : even so standeth the Lord round about his people, from this time forth' for ev'er|more.

3 For the rod of the ungodly cometh not into the lot of the righteous : lest the righteous put | their' hand | un'to | wickedness.

4 Do | well,' O Lord : unto those that are ! good and true' of heart.

5 As for such as turn back unto | their own wickedness : the Lord shall lead them forth with the evil-doers ; but | peace shall be up'on | Israel.

Day 27. Evening Prayer.

Psalm CXXVI. In convertendo. W HEN the Lord turned again the captivity' of

TV Sion : then were we like | un'to them' that dream.

2 Then was our mouth | filled with | laughter : and / -' our | tongue' with joy.

3 Then said they among the heathen : The Lord hath | done' great things for them.

4 Yea, the Lord hath done great things for ' us' already : where of - | we're joice.

5 Turn our cap tivity,' 0 | Lord : as the riv'ers | in' the south.

6 They that sow' in tears : shall reap - lin joy.

7 He that now goeth on his way weeping, and beareth forth good | seed : shall doubtless come again with joy, | and bring | his' sheaves | with him.

Psalm CXXVII. Nisi Dominus. TXCEPT the Lord | build the house : their la

bour | is' but | lost that I build it.

2 Except the Lord | keep' the city : the watchman | wak'eth | but in | vain.

3 It is but lost labour that ye haste to rise up early, and so late take rest, and eat the bread' of carefulness : for so he giveth | his' beslov'ed | sleep.

4 Lo, children and the fruit of the womb :

are an heritage and gift that | com'eth 1 of the Lord.

5 Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant : even | so' are | the young children.

6 Happy is the man that hath his quiver | full of them : they shall not be ashamed when they speak with their ene’mies | in' the gate.

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3 The plowers plowed up on' my back : and I made - | long - | furrows.

4 But the righteous | Lord : hath hewn the snares of the un'godsly' in / pieces.

5 Let them be confounded and turn'ed | backward : as many as have e’vil | will' at | Sion.

6 Let them be even as the grass growing upon' the house-tops : which withereth afore it bei pluck’ed | up;

7 Whereof the mower filleth | not his hand : neither he that bindeth | up the / sheaves' his | bosom.

8 So that they who go by say not so much as, The Lord | pros'per | you : we wish you good luck | in' the Name of the Lord.

Psalm CXXX. De profundis. OUT of the deep have I called unto | thee,' 0 |

Lord : Lord, hear - | my - | voice.

2 O let thine ears con si’der | well : the voice of my complaint.

3 If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done a miss : 0 | Lord,' who | may' a bide it?

4 For there is | mercy' with / thee : therefore shalt | thou' be feared.

5 I look for the Lord ; my soul doth | wait for || him : in his word is my trust.

6 My soul fleeth unto the Lord : before the morning watch, I say, before the morn'ing | watch.

7 O Israel, trust in the Lord, for with the Lord |

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