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edness; and in sin bath my mo- tions ; then shall they offer young ther conceived me.

bullocks upon thine altar. 6 But lo, thou requirest truth in Psalm 52 Quid gloriaris ? the inward parts, and shalt make WHY bcastest, thou thyselt, me to understand wisdom se- thou tyrant, that thou canst cretly:

do mischief? 7 Thou shalt purge me with 2 Whereas the goodness of hyssop, and I shall be clean; thou God endureth yet daily. shalt wash me, and I shall be 3 Thy tongue imagineth wick whiter than snow.

edness, and with lies thon cuttest 8 Thou shalt make me hear of like a sharp razor. joy and gladness, that the bones 4 Thou hast loved unrighteouswhich thou hast broken may re-ness more than goodness, and to joice.

talk of lies more than righteous. 9 Turn thy face from my sins, ness. and put out all my

misdeeds. 5 Thou bast loved to speak all 10 Make me a clean heart, (words that may do hurt, O thou God, and renew a right spirit false tongue. within me.

6 Therefore shall God destroy 11 Cast me not away from thy thee for ever; he shall take thee, presence, and take not thy Holy and pluck thee out of thy dwellSpirit from me.

ing, and root thee out of the land 120 give me the comfort of thy of the living. belp again, and stablish me with 7 The righteous also shall see thy free Spirit.

this, and fear, and shall laugh him 13 Then shall I teach thy ways to scorn: unto the wicked, and sinners shall 8 Lo, this is the man that took be converted unto thee.

not God for his strength; but 14 Deliver me from blood-guil- trusted unto the multitude of his tiness, O God, thou that art the richies, and strengthened himself God of my health; and my tongue in his wickedness. shall sing of thy righteousness. 9 As for me, I am like a green

15 Thou shalt open my lips, 0 olive-tree in the house of God; Lord, and my mouth shall show my trust is in the tender mercy thy praise.

of God for ever and ever. 16 For thou desirest no sacrifice, 10 I will always give thanks else would I give it thee; but thou unto thee for that thou hast done; delightest not in burnt-ofierings. and I will hope in thy name, for

17 The sacrifice of God is a thy saints like it well. troubled spirit: a broken and con

EVENING PRAYER. trite heart, O God, shalt thou not Psalm 53. Dirit insipiens. despise.

The foolish hody bath said in 18 O be favourable and gra- bis heart, There is no God. cious unto Sion ; build thou the 2 Corrupt are they, and be Valls of Jerusalem.

come abominable in their wick 19 Then shalt thou be pleased edness; there is none that doetta with the sacrifice of righteousness, good. with tbe burnt-olerings and obla-God looked dawo (nom bes. ven upon the children of men, to Psalm 35. Exaudi, Denise see if there were any that would HEAR my prayer, God, and understand, and seek after God. hide not thyself from my

4 But they are all gone out petition. of the way, they are altogether 2 Take heed unto me, and become abominable; there is also hear me, how I mourn in my none that doeth good, no not one. prayer, and am vexed.

5 Are they not without under- 3 The enemy crieth so, and standing tiat work wickedness, the ungodly cometh on so fast; eating up my people as if they for they are minded to do ine would eat bread ? they have not some mischief, so maliciously are called upon God.

they set against me. 6 They were afraid, where no 4 My heart is disquieted with fear was; for God hath broken the in me, and the fear of death is bones of him that besieged thee; fallen upon me. thou hast put them to confusion, 5 Fearfulness and trembling are because God bath despised them. come upon me, and an horrible

7 Oh that the salvation were dread hath overwhelmed me. given unto Israel out of Sion! Oh 6 And I said, O that I had wings that the Lord would deliver bis dike a dove ; for then would I see people out of captivity! jaway, and be at rest.

8 Then should Jacob rejoice, 7. Lo, then would I get me and Israel should be right glad. away far off, and remain in the Psalm 54. Deus, in Nomine.

wilderness. SAVE me, O God, for thy 8 I would make hastc to es

name's sake, and avenge me capie, because of the stormy wind in thy strength.

and tempest. 2 Hear my prayer, O God, and 9 Destroy their tongues, O hearken unto the words of my Lord, and divide them; for I have mouth :

spied unrighteousness and strife 3 For strangers are risen up in the city. against me; and tyrants, which 10 Day and night they go about have not God before their eyes, within the walls thereof; misseek after my soul.

chief also and sorrow are in the 4 Behold, God is my helper ; midst of it. the Lord is with them that up- 11 Wickedness is therein ; dehold my soul.

ceil and guile go not out of their 5 He shall reward evil unto streets. mine enemies: destroy thou them 12 For it is not an open enein thy truth:

my that herb done me this dis6 an offering of a free heart honour; for then I could have will I give thee, and praise thy borne it: naine, O Lord; because it is so 13 Neither was it mine advercomfortable.

sary that did magnify himself 7 For he hath delivered me against me; for then peradven. out of all my trouble; and mine ture I would have bid myself eye hath seen his desire upon lirom bim : mine enemies.

| 14 But it was even thou my iny soul.

companion, my guide, and mine {vour me; he is daily fighting and own familiar friend.

troubling me. 15 We took sweet counsel to- 2 Mine enemies are daily in gether, and walked in the house hand to swallow me up; for they of God as friends.

be many that fight against me, 16 Let death come hastily upon O thou Most Highest. them and let them go down 3 Nevertbeless, though I ain quick into hell; for wickedness sometimes afraid, yet put I my is in their dwellings, and among trust in thee. them.

4 I Will praise God because of 17 As for me, I will call upon his word : I have put my trust in God, and the Lord shall save me. God, and will not fear what flesta

18 In the evening, and morn- can do unto me. ing, and at noon-day, will I pray, 5 They daily mistake my words and that instantly; and be shall all that they imagine is to do me hear my voice.

evil. 19 It is he that hath delivered 6 They hold all together, and my soul in peace, from the battle keep themselvos close, and mark that was against me; for there my steps, when they lay wait for were many with me.

20 Yea, even God that endur- 7 Shall they escape for their eth for ever, shall hear me, and wickedness? thou, O God, in thy bring them down; for they will displeasure, shalt cast them down. not turn, nor fear God.

8 Thou tellest

my wanderings: 21 He laid his hands upon such put my tears into thy bottle: are as be at peace with him, and he notthese things noted in thy book? brake his covenant.

9 Whensoever I call upon thea, 29 The words of liis inouth then shall mine enemies be put to were softer than butter, having flight: this I know; for God is war in his heart; his words were on my side. sinoother van oil, and yet they 10 in God's word will I rejoice; be very swords.

in the Lord's word will I comfort 23 Ocast thy burden upon thejme. Lord, and he shall nourish thee, 11 Yea, in God have I put my and shall not suffer the righteous trust; I will not be afraid whax to fall for ever.

man can do unto me. 24 and as for them, thou, o 12 Unto thee, O God, will God, shall bring them into the pay my vows; unto thee will! pit of destruction.

give thanks. 25 The blood-thirsty and de- 13 For thou hast delivered my ceitful men shall not live out half soul from death, and my feet from their days: nevertheless, my trust Calling, that I may walk before shall be in thee, O Lord. God in the light of the living.

Psalm 57. Miserere mei, Deus. The cleventh Day. MORNING PRAYER. BE merciful unto me, o God, Psalm 56. Miserere mei, Deus.

be merciful unto me; for my BE merciful unto me, o God, soul trusteth in thee ; and under

for man goeth about to de. the shadow of thy wings shall be

my refuge, until this tyranny be 3 The ungodly are froward, overpast.

even from their mother's womb; 2 I will call unto the most high as soon as they are born they go God, even unto the God that shall astray and speak lies. perform the cause which I have 4 They are as venomous ąs the in hand.

poison of a serpent, even like the 3 He shall send from heaven, deaf adder, that stoppeth her ears; and save me from the reproof of 5 Which refusell to hear the birn that would eat me up. voice of the charmer, charın he

4 God shall send forth his mercy never so wisely. and truth: my soul is among lions. 6 Break their tceth, O God, in

5 And I lie even among the their mouths;smite the jaw-bunes children of men, that are set on of the lions, O Lord: let them fire, whose teeth are spears and fall a'xay like water that runneth arrows, and their tongue a sharp apace, and when they shoot their sword.

arrows, let them be rooted out. 6 Set up thyself, O God, above 7 Let them consume away like the heavens, and thy glory above a snail, and be like the untimely all the earth.

fruit of a woman; and let them 7 They have laid a net for my not see the sun. feet, and pressed down my soul; 8 Or ever your pols be made they have digged a pit before me, hot with thorns, so let indignation and are fallen irito ile midst of itsvex him, even as a thing that is raw. themselves.

9 The righteous shall rejoice, 8 My heart is fixed, O God, when he seeth the vengeance; my heart is fixed; I will sing, and he shall wash his footsteps in the give praise.

blood of the ungodly. 9 Awake up, my glory; awake, 10 So that a man shall say, Ve fute and harp: I myself will awake rily, there is a reward for the right early.

righteous; doubtless there is a 10 I will give thanks unto thee, God that judgeth the earth. O Lord, among the people; and EVENING PRAYER. I will sing unto thee among the Psalm 59. Eripe me de inimicis. nations.

DELIVER me from mine eno11 For the greatness of thy mies, O God; defend me from mercy rcacheth unto the heavens, them that rise up against me. and thy truth unto the clouds. 2 0 deliver me from the wick

12 Set up thyself, O Ged, above ed doers, and save me from the the heavens, and thy glory above blood-thirsty men. all the earth.

3 For lo, they lie waiting for Psalm 58. Si dere utique.

my soul; the mighty men are ARE your minds set upon righ- gathered against me,

without any teousness, O ye congregation offence or fault of me, O Lord. and do ye judge the thing that is 4 They run and prepare themright, o ye sons of men ? selves without my fault; arise thou

2 Yea, ye iinagine mischiof in therefore to help me, and behold. your heart upon the earth, and 5 Stand up, O Lord God of youw hands deal with wickedness. liosts, thou God Israel, to visit

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Psülin 60. Deus, repulisti nos. ciful unto them that offend of O God, thou hast cast us out, malicious wickedness.

and scattered us abroad, 6 They go to and fro in the thou hast also been displeased. evening, they grin like a dog, and o turn thee unto us again. run about through the city. 2 Thou hast moved the land,

7 Behold, they speak with their and divided it: lieal the sores mouth, and swords are in their thereof, for it shaketh. lips; for who doth hear?

3 Thou hast showed thy people 8 But thou, O Lord, shalt have heavy things; thou hast given us them in derision, and thou shalt a drink of deadly wine. laugh all the heathen to scorn. 4 Thou hast given a token for

9 My strength will I ascribe such as fear thee, that they may unto thee; for thou art the God triumph because of the truth. of my refuge.

5 Therefore were thy beloved 10' God showeth me his good delivered: help me with thy right ness plenteously: and God shall hand, and hear me. let me see my desire upon mine 6 God hath spoken in his holienemies.

ness, I will rejoice and divide Si. 11 Slay them not, lest my peo-chem, and mete out the valley of ple forget it; but scatter them Succoth. abroad among the people, and 7 Gilead is mine, and Manas. put them down, O Lord, our de ses is mine; Ephraim also is the fence.

strength of my head; Judalı is 12 For the sin of their mouth, my law-giver ; and for the words of their lips, 3 Moab is my wash-pot; over they shall be taken in their pride: Edom will I cast out my shoe; and why? their preaching is of Philistia, be thou glad of me. cursing and lies.

9 Who will lead me into the 13 Consume them in thy wrath; strong city? who will bring me consume them, that they may pe-into Edom? rish, and know that it is God that 10 Hast not thou cast us nut, ruleth in Jacob, and urto thejo God? vilt not thoni, o God, ends of the world.

go out with our hosts? 14 And in the eveniny they 11 O be thou our help in (rou. will return, grin like a dog, and ble ; for vain is the help of man. will go about thie city.

12 Through God will we do 15 They will run here and great acts; for it is he that shall there for meat, and grudge if tread down our enemies. they be not satisfied.

Psalm 61. Eruudi, Deus. 16 As for me, I will sing of thy HEAR my crying, O God, give power, and will praise thy mercy ear unto my prayer. belimes in the inorning; for thou 2 From the ends of the earth hast been my defence and refuge will I call upon thee, when my in the day of my trouble. heart is in heaviness.

17 Unio thee, O my strength, 30 set me up upon the rock will I sing; for thou, o God, art that is higher than I; for thou har my refuge, and my merciful God.'been my hope, and a sirong low

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