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servant : with my holy oil have forsaken thine Anointed : and I anointed him.

art displeased at him. 22 My hand Mall hold him fast; 38 Thou hast broken the coveand my arm shall strengthen him. nant of thy servant : and cast

23 The enemy Mall not be able his crown to the ground. to do him violence : the son of 39 Thou haft overthrown all wickedness shall not hurt him. his hedges : and broken down

24. I will smite down his foes his strong holds. before his face and plague 40 All they that go by spoil them that hate him.

him : and he is become a re25 My truth also and my mer. proach to his neighbours. су shall be with him : and in my

41 Thou hast set up the right Name shall his horn be exalted. hand of his enemies and made

26 I will ser his dominion also all his adversaries to rejoice. in the sea : and his right hand 42 Thou haft taken away the in the floods.

edge of his sword : and givest 27 He shall call me, Thou art him not victory in the battle. my Father : my God, and my 43 Thou haft put out his strong salvation.

glory : and cast his throne down 28 And I will make him my to the ground. first-born : higher than the kings 44 The days of his youth halt of the earth.

thou shortened : and covered 29 My mercy will I keep for him with dishonour. him for evermore : and my cove .45 Lord, how long wilt thou nant shall stand fast with him. hide thyself, for ever and shall

30 His feed also will I make to thy wrath burn like fire ? endure for ever : and his throne 46 O remember how short my as the days of heaven.

time is : wherefore haft thou 31 But if his children forsake made all men for nought? my law : and walk not in my 47 What man is he that liveth, judgements;

and shall not see death: and shall 32 If they break my statutes, he deliver his soul from the hand and keep not my command of hell? ments: I will visit their offences 48 Lord, where are thy old with the rod, and their fin with loving-kindnesses which thou scourges.

swareft unto David in thy truth? 33 Nevertheless, my loving 49 Remember, Lord, the rekindness will I not utterly take buke that thy servants have: and from him : nor suffer my truth how I do bear in my bosom the to fail.

· rebukes of many people; 34 My covenant will I not 50 Wherewith thine enemies break, nor alter the thing that have blafphemed thee, and Nan

out of my lips : I have dered the footsteps of thine Anfworn once by my holiness, That 'ointed : praised be the Lord for I will not fail David.

evermore, Amen, and Amen. 35 His feed shall endure for ever : and his feat is like as the MORNING PRAYER. íun before me.

PSAL. 90. Domine, refugium. 36 He shall stand fast for


ORD, thou haft been our evermore as the moon : and as refugé : from one generathe faithful witness in heaven. tion to another. 37 But thou haft abhorred and 2 Before the mountains were


is gone

brought forth, or ever the earth us : and for the years wherein and the world were made : thou we have suffered adversity. art God from everlasting, and 16 Shew thy servants thy work: world without end.

and their children thy glory: 3 Thou turneft man to deftruc 17. And the glorious Majesty tion : again thou sayeft, Come of the Lord our God be upon again, ye children of men. us : prosper thou the work of

4 For a thousand years in thy our hands upon us, o prosper fight are but as yesterday : see thou our handy-work. ing that is past as a watch in the PSAL. 91. Qui babitat, night.


HOSÓ dwelleth under 5 As soon as thou scatterest the defence of the most them, they are even as a sleep : High : shall abide under the and fade away suddenly like the shadow of the Almighty. grass.

2-I will say unto the Lord, 6 In the morning it is green, Thou art my hope, and my and groweth up but in the strong hold i my God, in him evening it is cut down, dried will I trust. up, and withered.

3 For he shall deliver thee 7 For we consume away in thy from the snare of the hunter : displeasure and are afraid at thy and from the noisome pestilence, wrathful indignation.

4 He fall defend thee under 8 Thou hast set our misdeeds his wings, and thou Thalt be before thee : and our secret fins fafe under his feathers his in the light of thy countenance. faithfulness and truth shall be

9 For when thou art angry, thy shield and buckler. all our days are gone : we bring 5 Thou shalt not be afraid for our years to an end, as it were any terror by night: nor for the a tale that is told.

arrow that flieth by day; 10 The days of our age are 6. For the peftilence that threescore years and ten; and walketh in darkness : nor for though men be so strong that the sickness that deftroyeth in they come to fourscore years : the noon-day. yet is their 1trength" then but 7 A thousand shall fall beside labour and sorrow; fo foon paff. thee, and ten thousand at thy eth it away, and we are gone. right hand : but it mall not

II But who regardeth the come nigh thee. power of thy wrath : for even 8 Yea, with thine eyes Malt thereafter as a man feareth, so thou behold : and see the reward is thy difpleasure.

of the ungodly. 12 So teach us to number our 9 For thou, Lord, art my days : that we may apply our hope : thou hast set thine house hearts unto wisdom.

of defence very high. 13 Turn thee again, O Lord, 10 There Niall no evil hapat the last : and be gracious pen unto thee : neither hall any unto thy servants.

plague come nigh thy dwelling. 14 O fatisfy us with thy mer 11 For he shall give his an. cy, and that soon : lo shall we re- gels charge over thee : to keep joice and be glad all the days of thee in all thy ways.

12 They shall bear thee in 15 Comfort us again, now after their hands : that thou hurt the time that thou hast plagued not thy foot againit a stone.


our life,

13 Thore

13. Thou shalt go upon the 10 Mine eye also shall see his lion and adder : the young lion luft of mine enemies : and mine and the dragon falt thou tread ear shall hear his desire of the under thy feet.

wicked that arise up against me. 14 Because he hath fet his IL The righteous Thall loislove upon me, therefore will I rim like a palm-tree : and thall deliver him : I will let him up, spread abroad like a cedar in because he hath known my Libanus. Name.

12 Such as be planted in the 15 He shall call upon me, and I house of the Lord : Tall fou. will hear him : yea, I am with rish in the courts of the house him in trouble; will deliver of our Got. him, and bring him to honour. 13 They also shall bring forth

16 With long life will I fa- more fruit in their age ; and tisfy him and few him my shall be fat and well liking. salvation.

14 That they may thew how PSAL: 92. Bonum est confiseri. true the Lord my strength is :[T is a good thing to give and that there is no unrights,

thanks. unto the Lord : and eousness in hiin.. to sing praises unto thy Name, O most Highest;.

EVENING PRAYER, 2 To tell of thy loving-kind

PSAL. 93. Dominus regnavit, ness early

in the morning and TH of thy truth in the night- Season; the Lord hath put on his ap

HÉ Lord is King, and 'hath

put on glorious apparel : 3 Upon an instrument of ten. strings, and upon the lute: up

parel, and girded himself with on a loud instrument, and upon

strength. the harp

2 He hath made the round 4 For thou, Lord, hast made world so sure : that it cannot be

moved. me glad through thy works : and I will rejoice in giving praise hath thy seat ben prepared :

3. Ever since the world began, for the operation of thy hands. 50 Lord, how glorious are

thou art from everlasting: thy works i thy thoughts are Lord, the floods have lift up

4 The Boods are risen, o very deep; 6 An unwise man doth not

their voice : the floods lift up well consider this : and a fool their waves. doth not understand it.

5. The waves of the sea are 7. When the ungodly are green mighty and rage horribly, but as the grass, and when all the yet the Lord, who dwelleth on workers of wickedness do fou. high,

is mightier. rich : then shall they be destroy

6 Thy teftimonies, O Lord, ed for ever; but thou, Lord, art

are very sure : holiness becoma the most highest for evermore.

eth thine house fer ever. 8 For lo, thine enemies, O PSAL. 94. Deus ulrionum.

o Lendero del conochrom venn perish : and all the workers of geance belongeth : thou wickedness Mall be destroyed. God, to whom vengeance be

9 But mine horn shall be ex- longeth, Thew thyself. alted like the horn of an uni. 2 Arise, thou judge of tho corn : for I am anointed with world and reward the proud frern oil.

after their deserving.

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3 Lord, how long shall the 19 In the multitude of the vingodly how long shall the sorrows that I had in my heart : ungodly triumph?

thy coinforts have refreshed my 4 How long Niall all wicked soul. doers speak so disdainfully : and 20 Wilt thou have any thing make fuch proud boasting ? to do with the stool of wick

5 They fmite down thy peo edness which imagineth milple, O Lord : and trouble thine chief as a law? heritage.

2: They gather them together 6 They murder the widow against the soul of the rightand the stranger : and put the cous: and condemn the innocent fatherless to death.

blood. 7. And yet they fay, Tuh, the 22 But the Lord is my refuge: Lord shall not fee: neither ihall and my God is the strength of the God of Jacob regard it. my confidence.

8 Take heed, ye unwise a 23 He shall recompense them mong the people fools, their wickedness, and destroy when will ye understand ? them in their own malice : yca,

9. He that planted the car, the Lord our God shah destroy fhall he not hear : or he that them. made the eye, shall he not see?

10. Or he that nurtureth the MORNING PRAYER. heathen: it is he that teacheth

PSAL. 95. Venite exultemus. man knowledge, thall not be Come, let us sing unto the punith?

Lord : let us heartily ito II The Lord knoweth the joice in the strength of our falthoughts of man : that they vation. are but vain.

2. Let us come hefore his pré12 Blessed is the man whem fence with thankígiving : and thou chastenest, O Lord : and few our selves glad in him with teacheat him in thy law.

psalms; 13 That thou mayest give 3. For the Lord is a great hin patience in time of adver- God: and a great King above hty : until the pit be digged up all gods. for the ungodly.

4 In his hand are all the 14. For the Lord will not fail corners of the carth : and the his people : neither will be for strength of the hills is his also. fake his inheritance.

5 The sea is his, and he made 15 Until righteousness turn it : and his hands prepared the again unto judgement : all such dry land. as are true in heait shall toi.

6 O come, let us worship and low it.

fall down : and kneel before the 16 Who will rise up with me Lord our Maker; against the wicked ; or who

7. For he is the Lord our Col: will take my part against the and we are the people of his evil-doers ?

pasture, and 'the 'fnecp of his 17 If the Lord had not helped hand. me : it had not failed but my 8 To-day if ye will hear his foul had been put to silence. : voice, harden not your hearts :

18 But when I said, my foot as in the provocaiion, and as hath fipped: thy mercy, 0 in the day of temptation in the Lord, held me up.


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9 When your fathers tempt. 12 Let the field be joyful, and ed me : proved me, and saw my all that is in it: then thali all works.

the trees of the wood rejoice be10 Forty years long was I fore the Lord; grieved with this generation, 13 For he cometh, for he and said: It is a people that do cometh to judge the earth: and err in their hearts, . for they with righteousness to judge the have not known my ways; world, and the people with his

II Unto whom I sware in my truth. wrath : that they thould not en

PSAL. 97. Dominus regnavit. ter into my reft.


'HE Lord is King, the earth PSAL. 96. Cantate Domino. may be glad thereof: yea,

of the isles may song : fing unto the Lord, be glad thereof. all the whole earth.

2 Clouds and darkness are 2 Sing unto the Lord, and round about him : righteousness praise his Name : be telling of and judgement are the habitation his salvation from day to day. of his feat.

3 Declare his honour unto the 3 There shall go a fire before heathen : and his wonders unto him : and burn up his enemies all people;

on every fide. 4 For the Lord is great, and 4. His lightnings gave thine cannot worthily be praised: he unto the world : the earth faw is more to be feared than all gods. it, and was afraid.

5 As for all the gods of the 5. The hills melted like wax heathen, they are but idois: at the presence of the Lord : but it is the Lord that made the at the presence of the Lord of heavens,

the whole earth. 6 Olcry and worship are be 6 The heavens have declared fore him : power and honour his righteoufness: and all the are in his fanctuary.

people have seen his glory. ? Ascribe unto the Lord, o 7 Confounded be all they that ye kindreds of the people: a worship carved images, and that scribe unto the Lord worship delight in vain gods: worship and power.

him, all ye gods. 8 Ascribe unto the Lord the 8 Sion heard of it, and rehonour rue unto his Name : joiced: and the daughters of Jubring presents, and come into dah were glad, because of thy his courts.

judgements, O Lord. 90 worship the Lord in the 9 For thou, Lord, art higher beauty of holiness : let the whole than all that are in the earth: carth iland in awe of him. thou art exalted far above all

10 Tell it out among the hea- gods. then, that the Lord is King : 10 O ye that love the Lord, and that it is he who hath made see that ye hate the thing which the round world to faft that it is evil : the Lord preserveth the cannot be moved; and how that souls of his faints; he hall de he hall judge the people righte- liver them from the hand of the owly.

ungodly. ji Let the heavens rejoice, u There is sprung up a light and let the earth be glad: let for the righteous : and joyful the fea make a noise, and all gladness for such as are true that therein is.


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