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thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were. 15 O spare me a sittle, that I may recover my strength, before I go hence, and be no more seen. Psalm 40. Erpcctans expectavi. I Waited patiently for the Lord, and he inclined unto me, and heard my calling. 2 He brought me also out of the horrible pit, out of the mire and clay, and set my feet upon the rock, and ordered my goings. 3 And he bath put a new song in my mouth, even a thanksgiving unto our God. 4 Many shall see it, and fear, and shall put their trust in the Lord. 5 Blessed is the man that bath set his hope in the Lord, and turned not unto the proud, and to such as go about with lies. 6 0 Lord, my God, great are she wondrous works which thou hast done; like as be also thy thoughts, which are to us-ward; and yet there is no man that ordereth them unto thee. 7 If I should declare them, and peak of them, they should be more than I am able to express. 8 Sacrifice and meat-offering hou wouldest not, but mine ears last thou opened. , 9 Burnt-offerings and sacrifice or sin hast thon not required: hen said I, Lo I come. 10 In the volume of the book t is written of me, that I should ulfil thy will, O my God: I am ontent to do it; yea, thy law is within my heart.

11 H-have declared thy righte-

usness in the great congregation: o, I will not refrain my lips, O

12 I have not hid thy righteousness, within my heart; my talk hath been of thy truth, and of thy salvation. 13 I have not kept back thy loving mercy and truth from the great congregation. 14 Withdraw not thou thy mercy from me, O Lord ; let thy loving-kindness and thy truth alway preserve me. 15 For innumerable troubles are come about me; my sins have taken such hold upon me, that I am not able to look up ; yea, they are more in number than the hairs of my head, and my heart hath failed me. 16 O Lord, let it be thy pleasure to deliver me; make haste, O Lord, to help me. 17 Let them be ashamed, and confounded together, that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward, and put to rebuke, that wish me evil. 18 Let them be desolate, and rewarded with shame, that say unto me, Fie upon thee. fle upon flee. 19 Let all those that seek thee, be joyful and glad in thee; and let such as love thy salvation, say alway, The Lord be praised. 20 As for me, I am poor and reedy ; but the Lord careth for is e. 21 Thou art my helper and redeemer; make no long tarrying, O my God. E’, EMIX G prAYER. Psalm 41. Beatus qui intelligit. LESSED is he that considereth the poor and needy; the Lord shałł deliver him in the time of trouble.

ord, and that thou knowest.

2 The Lord preserve him, and

p him alive, that he may be ised upon earth ; and deliver thou him into the will of his mies. The Lord comfort him when ieth sick upon his bed; make 1 all his bed in his sickness. I said, Lord, be merciful unto

; heal my soul, for I have

led against thee. Mine enemies speak evil of ; When shall he die, and his he perish * And if he come to see me, peaketh vanity, and his heart ceiveth falsehood within him; and when he cometh forth, elleth it. All mine enemies whisper other against me, even against do they imagine this evil. Let the sentence of guilti5 proceed against him, and that he tieth, let him rise up more. Yea, even mine own familiar nd whom I trusted, who did eat of my bread, hath laid at wait for me. 0 But be thou merciful unto O Lord; raise thou me up in, and I shall reward them. | By this I know thou favourme, that mine enemy doth triumph against me. 2. And when I am in my 'th, thou upholdest me, and Il set me before thy face for I”. 3 Blessed be the Lord God of el, world without end. Amen. Psalm 42, Quemadmodum. KE as the hart desireth the water-brooks, so longeth my | after thee, O God. My soul is athirst for God, even, for the living God:

to shall I come to appear be. the presence of God?

3 My tears have been my meat day and night, while theydaily say unto me, Where is now thy God! 4. Now when I think there. upon, I pour out my heart myself; for I went with the mul: titude, and brought them forth into the house of God; 5 In the voice of praise and thanksgiving, among such as keep holy-day. 6 Why art thou so full of her viness, O my soul? and why as: thou so disquieted within me? 7 Put thy trust in God; for I will yet give him thanks for the help of his countenance. 8 My God, my soul is vexed within me; therefore will I to: memberthee concerning the land of Jordan, and the little hill of Hermon. 9 One deep calleth another, because of the noise of the water pipes; all thy waves and storm; are gone over me. 10 The Lord hath granted his łoving-kindness in the day-time, and in the night-season did Ising of him, and made my prayer use to the God of my life. 11 I will say unto the God of my strength, Why hast thou so". gotten me? Why go I thus hea: vily, while the enemy oppres eth me? 12 My bones are smitten as der as with a sword, while mino enemies that trouble me cast me in the teeth; 13 Namely, while they so ly unto me, Whereis now thy God! 14 Why art thou so vexed 9 my soul? and why art thou so disquieted within me? | 15 O put thy trust in God; so I will yet thank him, which is to help of my countenance, and to Goi,

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Psalm 43. Judica me, Pews. NHVE sentenee with me, O God,

and defend my cause against le ungodly people; Odeliver me om the deceitful and wicked an; 2 For thou art the God of my rength: why hast thou put me om thee 2 and why go I so eavily, while the enemy oppressh me? 3 O send out thy light and thy uth, that they may lead me, and ring me unto thy holy hill, and thy dwelling. 4 And that I may go unto the |tar of God, even unto the God f my joy and gladness; and pon the harp will i give thanks nto thee, O God, my God. 5 Why art thou so heavy, O ly soul? and why art thou so disHieted within me * 6 O put thy trust in God; for will yet give him thanks, which the § of my countenance, ld my God.

The ninth Day.

MORNING PRAYER. Psalm 44. Dews, a wribws. E have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told what thou hast done in their he of old. 2 How thou hast driven out the athen with thy hand, and plantthem in; how thou hast destroythe nations and cast them out. 3 For they gat not the land in session through their own 3rd, neither was it their own; n that helped them : , But thy right hand, and thine 1, and the light of thy counteice; because thou hadst a fa

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6 Through thee will we overthrow our enemies, and in thy name will we tread them under that rise up against us. 7 For I will not trust in my how ; it is not my sword that shall help me. 8 But it is thou that savest us from our enemies, and puttest them to confusion that hate us. 9 We make our boast of God all day long, and will praise thy name for ever. 10 But now thou art far off, and puttest us to confusion; and goest not forth with our armies. 11 Thou makest us to turn our backs upon our enemies, so that they which hateus spoil ourgoods. 12 Thou lettest us be caten up like sheep, and hast scattered us among the heathen. 13 Thou sellest thy people for nought, and takest no money for them. 14 Thou makest us to be rebuked of our neighbours, to be laughed to scorn, and had in derision of them that are round about 1:3. 15 Thou makest us to be a byword among the heathen, and that the people shake their heads at us. 16 My confusion is daily before mo, and the shame of my face bath covered me ; 17 For the voice of the slanderer and blasphemer, for the enemy and aveuger. 13 And though all this be come upon us, yet do we not forget

thee, nor behave ourselves fro

wardly in thy covenant.
19 Our heart is not turned back,
neither our steps gone out of thy

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30 No, not when thou hast
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ons, and covered us with the hadow of death. 21 If we have forgotten the ame of our God, and holden up ur hands to any strange god, hall not God search it out 2 for e knoweth the very secrets of he heart. 22 Forthy sake also are we kill. 'd all the day long, and are ounted as sheep appointed to be lain. 23. Up, Lord, why sleepest hou ? awake, and be not absent! rom us for ever. 24. Wherefore hidest thou thy ace, and forgettest our misery and rouble 25 For our soul is brought low, •ven unto the dust; our belly cleaveth unto the ground. 26 Arise, and help us, and deliver us, for thy mercies' sake. Psalm 45. Eructavit cor meum. Y heart is inditing of a good matter; I speak of the things which I have made unto the King. 2 My tongue is the pen of a ready writer. 3 Thou art fairer than the chilłren of men; full of grace are thy ips, because God hath blessed hee for ever. 4 Gird thee with thy sword ıpon thy thigh, O thon most nighty, according to thy worship and renown. 5 Good luck have thou with hine honour: ride on, because of he word of truth, of meekness and ighteousness, and thy right hand hall teach thee terrible things. 6 Thy arrows are very sharp, (nd the people shall be subdued into thee, even in the midst imong the King's enemies.

7 Thy seat, O God, endureth:

for ever; the sceptre of thyk
dom is a right sceptre.
3 Thou hast loved righte
ness, and hated iniquity; wh
fore God, even thy God..!
anointed thee with theoiloíg
ness above thy fellows.
9 All thy garments smel
myrrh, aloes, and cassia; on
the ivory palaces, whereby
have made thee glad.
10Kings' daughters weream
tly honourable women; upon
right hand did stand the so
in a vesture of gold, WM
about with divers colours.
11 Hearken, O daughter;
consider; incline thine ear;
get also thine own people,
thy father's house.
12 So shall the King have;
sure in thy beauty; for he
lord God, and worship
him.
13 And the daughter is
shall be there with a giff;o
the rich also among the
shall make their supplicain
fore thee. -
14 The King's daughter
glorious within; her closio
of wrought gold.
15 She shall be brough!
the King in raiment of
work; the virgins thatbels
lows shall bear her compass
shall be brought unto the
16 with joy and gladno
they be brought, and shal'
into the King's palace.
17 instead of thy fathed
shalt have children, who
mayest make princes in also
18 I will remember thy'
from one generation too
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0D is our hope and strength,

avery present help in trouble. 2 Therefore will we not fear, ough the earth he moved, and ough the hills be carried into e midst of the sea.

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3 He shall subdue the people
under us, and the nations under
our feet.

4 He shall choose out an heri-
tage for us, even the worship of
Jacob, whom he loved.
5 God is gone up with a merry

3 Though the waters thereof noise, and the Lord with the

ge and swell, and though the juntains shake at the tempest the same. The rivers of the flood thereof ill make glad the city of God; holy place of the tabernacle the most Highest. ; God is in the midst of her, refore shall she not be remov; God shall help her, and that it early. The heathen make much ado, the kingdoms are moved; but I hath showed his voice, and earth shall melt away. The Lord of hosts is with us; God of Jacob is our refuge. 0 come hither, and beinold works of the Lord, what de‘tion he hath brought upon earth. He maketh wars to cease in le world; he breaketh the and knappeth the spear in 2r, and burneth the chariots * fire. Be still then, and know that iod: I will be exalted among oathen, and I will be exalted earth. The Lord of hosts is with us; 2d of Jacob is our refuge. EVENING PRAYER. m 47. Omncs gents, plauditc. ap your hands together, all people : O sing unto God le voice of melody. r the Lord is high, and to ed; he is the great King |l the earth.

sound of the trump.
6 O sing praises, sing praises
unto our God; O sing praises,
sing praises unto our King.
7 For God is the King of all
the earth : sing ye praises with
understanding.
8 God reigneth over the hea.
then ; God sitteth upon his holy
5Cat.
9 The princes of the people
are joined unto the people of the
God of Abraham ; for God, which
is very high cxalted, doth defend
the earth as it were with a shield.
Psalm 48. Magnus Dominus.
GREAT is the Lord, and highly
to be praised in the city of
our God, even upon his holy hill.
2The hill of Sion is a fair place,
and the joy of the whole earth;
upon the north side lieth the .#
of the great King: God is well
known in her palaces as a sure
refuge.
3 For Io, the kings of the earth
are gathered and gone by together,
4 They marvelled to see such
things; they were astonished, and
suddenly cast down.
5 Fear came there upon them;
and sorrow, as upon a woman in
her travail.
6 Thou shalt break the ships of
the sea through the east wind.
7 Like as we have heard, so
have we seen in the city of the
Ford of hosts, in the city of our
God; God upholdeth the same
for ever.

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