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who is also their strength in clie 12 They also that sought time of trouble.

after my life, laid snares for 41 And the Lord shall stand me: and they that went about by them, and save them : he to do me evil, talked of wicksnall deliver them from the edness, and imaginerd deceit all ungodly, and Niall save them, the day long. because they put their crust in 13 As for me, I was like a him.

deat man, and heard not : and

as one that is dumb, who doth Morning Prayer. not open his mouth. Psalm 38. Domine, ne in furore. 14 I became even as a man

Uc me not tó rebuke, o that heareth not: and in whose ther chasten me in thy heavy is Furin thee, O Lord, have displeasure.

I put my trust : thou Malt an2 For thine arrows stick fast swer for me, O Lord my God. in me : and thy hand presseth 16 I have required that they, me fore.

even mine enemies, should not 3 There is no health in my triumph over me: for when my feth, because of thy displea- foot sipt, they rejoyced greatsure: neither is there any reft in ly against me. my bones, by reason of my fin. 17 And I, truly, am set in

Å For my wickednesses are the plague : and my heaviness gone over my head : and are is ever in like a fore burden, too heavy

18 For I will confeís my : for me to bear.

wickedness : and be sorry for § My wounds stink, and are my fin. corruptsthrough my foolishness 19 But mine enemies live,

6 I am brought into fo great and are mighty: and they that trouble and misery: that I go hate me wrongfully, are many “mourning all the day long. in number.

7 For my loyns are filled 20 They also that reward with a sore disease : and there evil for good, are against me : is no whole part in my body.

because I follow the thing that 8 I am feeble, and sore smit- good is ten : l'havé rored for the very 21 Forfake me not, O Lord disquietness of my heart. my God: be not thou far from

9 Lord, thou knowest all my me. dtfire : and my groning is not

22 Haste thee to help me : hid from thee.

O Lord God of my salvation. 10 My heart pauteth, my Psalm 39. Dixi, Custodiam. strength hath failed me: and Said, I will take heed to my the fight of mine eyes is gone ways : that I offend not in from me.

my tongue. 11 My lovers and my neigh-' 2 I will keep my mouth as it bours did stand looking upon were with a bridle : while the my trouble : and my kinsmen ungodly is in my sight. stood afar off.

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spake nothing : I kept silence, I may recover my strength : bem yca, even from good words; fore I go hence, and be no more but it was pain and grief to me. seen.

4 My heart was hot within Psalm 40. Expectans expeStavi. mc, and while I was thus musing, the fire kindled : and at

Waited patiently for the

be the last I spake with my tongue. me, and heard my calling.

s Lord, let me know my 2 He brought me also out of end, and the number of my the horrible pit, out of the days: that I may be certified mire and clay: and set my feech how long I have to live. upon the rock, and ordered my

6 Behold, thou hast made goings. my days as it were a span long : 3 And he hath put a new and mine age is even as nothing song in my mouth : even a in respect of thee, and verily thanksgiving unto our God. every man living is altogether 4. Many shall see it, and .vanity.

fear: and shall put their truft 7 For man walketh in a vain in the Lord. shadow, and disquieteth him- 5 Blessed is the man that hath self in vain : he heapeth up set his hope in the Lord: and riches, and cannot tell who turned not unto the proud, and Niall gather them.

to such as go about with lies. 8 And now, Lord, what is 6 0 Lörd my God, great are my hope : truly my hope is e. the wondrous works whichthou le ven in thee.

hast done, like as be also thy 9 Deliver me from all mine thoughts which are to us-ward : offences : and make me not a and yet there is no man that rebuke unto the foolish. ordereth them unto thee.

10 I became dumb and open- 7 If I should declare them, ed not my mouth : for it was and speak of them: they should thy doing.

be more than I am able to ex. 11 Take thy plague away press. from me: I am even consumed 8 Sacrifice and meat-offering by the nieans of thy heavy hand. thou wouldft not : but mine 12 When thou with rebukes ears hast thou opened.

lal doft chasten man for sin, thou 9 Burnt-offerings and sacri. makest his beauty to consume fice for fin halt thou not requi. away, like as it were a moth red : then said I, Lo, I come. fretcing a garment : every man

so In the volume ofthe book therefore is but vanicy. it is written of me, that I should

13 Hear my prayer, O Lord, fulfil thy will, O my God: I and with thine ears consider my am content to do it, yea, thy calling : hold not thy peace at law is within my heart. my tears.

11 I have declared thy righ14 For I am a stranger with teousness in the great congre. fathers were.

my lips, O Lord, and that thou 15 O spare me a little, that knowelt.

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12 I have not hid thy rightt- 2 The Lord preserve him ousness within my heart: my and keep him alive, that he talk hath been of thy truth, may be blessed upon earth: and and of thy salvation.

deliver not thou him into the 13 I have not kept back thy will of his enemies. loving mercy and truth : from 3 The Lord comfort him the great congregationi when he lieth fick upon his

14 Withdraw not thou thy bed : make chou all his bed in mercy from me, O Lord : let his fickness. thy loving kindness, and thy 4 I said, Lord, be merciful truth alway preserve me. unto me : heal my soul, for I

Is For innumerable troubles have sinned againit chee. are come about me, my sins s Mine enemies speak evil have taken such hold upon me, of me: When shall he die, and tijat I am not able to look up : his name perish ? yea, they are more in number 6 And if he come to see me, than the hairs of my head, and he speaketh vanity : and his my heart harh failed me. heart conceiveth falfhood with

16 O Lord, let it be thy in himself, and when he cupleasure to deliver me : make mech forth he telleth it. hafte, O Lord, to help me. 7 All mine enemies whisper

17 Let them be ashamed, together against me: even aand confounded together, that gainst me do they imagine this seek after my soul to destroy it: evil

. let them be driven backward, 8 Let the sentence of guiltiand put to rebuke, that wish ness proceed against him : and me evil.

now that he dicth, let him rise 18 Let them be desolate and up no more. rewarded with shame: that fay

9 Yea, even mine own fa. unto me, Fie upon thee, fie miliar friend, whom I trusted :

who did also eat of my bread, 19 Let all those that seek hath laid great wait for me. thee, be joyful and glad in To But be thou mercifulunto thee: and let such as love thy me, O Lord : raise thou

me up salvation fay alway, The Lord again, and I shall rewar thein. be praised.

11 By this I know thou fa2o As for me, I am poor and vouireit me: that mine enemy needy : but the Lord careth for doth not triumph against me.

12 And when I am in my 21 Thou art my helper, and health, thou upholdest me: and redeemer : make no long tar- Malt sét me before thy face for rying, O my God. Evening Prayer.

13 Blessed betheLord God of Pfalm 41. Beatus qui intelligit

. Ifrael:world without end. Amen

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2 My soul is athirst for God, 14_Why art thou so vexed, yea, even for the living God: O my soul : and why art thy When shall I come to appear fo disquieted within me? before the presence of God? 15 O put thy trust in God:

3 My tears have been my for I will yet thank him, which meat day and night: while they is the help of my countenance, daily say unto me, Where is and my God. now thy God?

Psalm 43: Judica me, Deus. 4 Now when I

Ive sentence with , I my self : for I went with the against the ungodly people: 0 multitude, and brought them deliver me from the deceitful forth into the house of God; and wicked man.

s In the voice of praise and 2 For thou art the God of my thanksgiving : among such as strength, why haft thou putme keep holy-day.

from thee: and why go į lo Ő Why art thou so full of heavily while the enemy opheaviness, O my soul:and why prefseth me? art thou disquieted within me? 30 send out thy light and

7. Put thy trust in God : for thy truth, thac they may lead I will yet give him thanks for me : and bring me unto thy hothe help of his countenance. ly hill, and to thy dwelling.

8 My God, my soul is vex- 4. And that I may go unto the ed within me : therefore will I altar of God, even unto the remember thee concerning the God of my joy and gladness: land of Jordan, and the little and upon the harp will I give hill of Hermon.

thanks unto thee, O God my 9 One deep calleth another, God. because of the noise of the wa- s Why art thou so heavy, O ter-pipes ; all thy waves and my soul: and why art thou so storms are gone over me. disquieted within me ?

10 The Lord hath granted 6 O put thy truit in: God : his loving kindness on the day- for I will yet give him thanks, tirne : and in the night-season which is the help of my coun. did I sing of him, and made my tenance, and my God. prayer unto the God of my life. it I will say unto the God

Morning Prayer. of my strength, Why hast thou Psalm 44. Deus, auribus. forgotten me : why go I thus heavily, while the enemy op

ears O God, our fapresseth me?

thers have told us : what thout 12 My bones are smitten a- haft done in their time of old. sunder as with a sword : while 2 How thou hast driven oue mine enemies that trouble me the heathen with thy hand, cast me in the teeth ;

and planted them in : how 13 Namely, while they say thou haft destroyed the naci. daily unto me : Where is now ons, and cast them out. thy God?

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18 And though all this be 4 But thy right hand, and come upon us, yet do we not thine arm, and the light of thy forget thee: nor behave our countenance:because thou hadít selves frowardly in thy covea favour'unto them.

nant. 5 Thou art my King, O God: 19 Our heart is not turned send help unto Jacob.

back: neither our steps gone 6 Through thee will we over- out of thy way; throw our enemies: and in thy 20 No, not when thou haft Namc will' we tread them und smitten us into the place of drader that rise up against us.

gons: and covered us with the 7 For I will not truff in my Thadow of death. bow : it is not my sword that 21 If we have forgotten the fhall help me.

Name of our God, and holden 8 But it is thou that savest us up our hands to any strange from our enemies: and putteft god : shall not God search it them to confusion that hate us. out ? for he knoweth the very

9.We make our boast of God secrets of the heart. all day long: and will praise 22 For thy sake also are we thy Name for ever.

killed all the day long: and 10 But now thou art far off, are counted as sheep appointed and puttest us to confusion: and to be Nain. goeft not furth with our armies. -23 Up, Lord, why sleepest

II Thou makest us to turn thou: awake, and be nor absent our backs upon our enemies: so from us for ever. that they which hate us, spoil 24. Wherefore hidest thou our goods.

thy face : and forgetreft our mi12 Thou lettest us be eaten fery and trouble? up like sheep: and haft seatter- 25 For our soul is brought ed us among the heathen. low, even unto the duft : our

13 Thou sellest thy people belly cleaveth unto the ground. for noughe: and takest no mo- 26 Arise, and help us: and ney for them

deliver us for thy mercies sake. 14. Thou makest us to bere. Psalm 45. Eruftavit cor meum. buked of our neighbours: to be

Y heart is inditing of a derision of them that are round the things which I have made about us.

unto the King. 15 Thou makest us to be a 2 My tongue is the pen : of by-word among the heathen: a ready writer. and that the people shake their 3. Thou art fairer than the heads at us.

children of men: full of grace 16 My confusion is daily be. are thy lips, because God hath fore me and the shame of my blefsed thee for ever. face hath covered me;

Gird thee with thy sword 17 For the voice of the fan- upon thy thigh, O thou most

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