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forgive, and render unto every man according to all his ways, whose heart Thou knowest-for Thou, even Thou only, knowest the hearts of the children of men-31 that they may fear Thee, to walk in Thy ways, all the days that they live in the land which Thou gavest unto our fathers.

32 Moreover concerning the stranger, that is not of Thy people Israel, when he shall come out of a far country for Thy great name's sake, and Thy mighty hand, and Thine outstretched arm; when they shall come and pray toward this house; 33 then hear Thou from heaven, even from Thy dwelling-place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to Thee for; that all the peoples of the earth may know Thy name, and fear Thee, as doth Thy people Israel, and that they may know that Thy name is called upon this house which I have built.

34 If Thy people go out to battle against their enemies, by whatsoever way Thou shalt send them, and they pray unto Thee toward this city which Thou hast chosen, and the house which I have built for Thy name; 35 then hear Thou from heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause. 36 If they sin against Thee-for there is no man that sinneth notand Thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captive unto a land far off or near; 37 yet if they shall bethink themselves in the land whither they are carried captive, and turn, and make supplication unto Thee in the land of their captivity, saying: We have sinned, we have done iniquitously, and have dealt wickedly; 38 if they return unto Thee with all their heart and with all their soul in the land of their captivity, whither they have carried them captive, and pray toward their land, which Thou gavest unto their fathers, and the city which Thou hast chosen, and toward the house which I have built for Thy name; 39 then hear Thou from heaven, even from Thy dwelling-place, their prayer and their supplications, and maintain their cause; and forgive Thy people who have sinned against Thee.

40 Now, O my God, let, I beseech Thee, Thine eyes be open, and let Thine ears be attent, unto the prayer that is made in this place. 41 Now therefore arise, O LORD God, into Thy

resting-place, Thou, and the ark of Thy strength; Let Thy priests, O LORD God, be clothed

with salvation, And let Thy saints rejoice in good. 42 O LORD God, turn not away the face of

Thine anointed;
Remember the good deeds of David Thy




This copy of the Scriptures should initi. ate and promote a warm friendship between you and your chaplain. He has studied the Word of God for years and uses it daily for his own strength and comfort, and for the instruction of others. His love for the Scriptures makes him your friend and guide. When he counsels you he speaks with the knowledge and charity found in this little volume. A soldier who knows the Word of God and honestly tries to observe His laws is a man of

and influence among

his fellows and exalts his military service to the high level of religious faith, courage and loyalty.

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