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Day 2.
THE PSALMS.

Day 2 10 He doth ravish the poor : 20 To help the fatherless and when he getteth him into his net. poor unto their right : that the

11 He falleth down, and hum- man of the earth be no more exbleth himself : that the congre- alted against them. gation of the poor may fall into

PSALM 11. the hands of his captains. 12 He hath said in his heart,

In Domino confido. Tusen God hath forgottenne whá In the store but to my struost: hideth away his face, and he will how say ye then , never see it.

that she should flee as a bird unto 13 Arise, O Lord God, and lift up the hill ? thine hand : forget not the poor. 2 For lo, the ungodly bend their

14 Wherefore should the wick- bow, and make ready their arrows ed blaspheme God : while he doth within the quiver : that they may say in his heart, Tush, thou God privily shoot at them which are carest not for it.

true of heart. 15 Surely thou hast seen it : 3 For the foundations will be for thou beholdest ungodliness cast down : and what hath the and wrong

righteous done? 16 That thou mayest take the 4 The Lord is in his holy temmatter into thine hand : the poor ple : the Lord's seat is in heaven. committeth himself unto thee; 5 His eyes consider the poor : for thou art the helper of the and his cye-lids try the children friendless.

of men. 17 Break thou the power of the 6 The Lord alloweth the righungodly and malicious : take away teous : but the ungodly, and him his ungodliness, and thou shalt that delighteth in wickedness doth find none.

his soul abhor. 18 The Lord is King for ever ? Upon the ungodly he shall and ever : and the heathen are rain snares, fire and brimstone, perished out of the land.

storm and tempest : this shall be 19 Lord, thou hast heard the their portion to drink. desire of the poor : thou preparest 8 For the righteous Lord loveth their heart, and thine ear heark righteousness : his countenance eneth thereto;

will behold the thing that is just. DAY 2.

Evening Prayer.
PSALM 12.

bles' sake of the needy : and be Salvum me fuc.

cause of the deep sighing of the

poor, ELP me, Lord, for is 6 the Lord : the faithful are minished from that swelleth against him, and among the children of men. will set him at rest.

2 They talk of vanity every one 7 The words of the Lord are with his neighbour : they do but pure words : even as the silver, Matter with their lips, and dissem- which from the earth is tried, ble in their double heart.

and purified seven times in the 3 The Lord shall root out all tire. deceitful lips : and the tongue 8 Thou shalt keep them, O that speaketh proud things ; Lord : thou shalt preserve him

4 Which have said, With our from this generation for ever. tongue will we prevail : we are 9 The ungodly walk on every they that ought to speak, who is side : when they are exalted, the lord over us?

children of men are put to re5 Now for the comfortless trou- / buke.

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PSALM 13.

to see if there were any that would Usque quo, Domine ? understand, and seek after God.

4 But they are all gone out of HOWlong wilt thou forget me,

O Lord, for ever : how long the way, they are altogether be. wilt thou hide thy face from

come abominable : there is none me ?

that doeth good, no not one. 2 How long shall I seek coun

5 Their throat in an open sesel in my soul, and be so vexed in pulchre, with their tongues have my heart : how long shall mine they deceived : the poison of asps enemies triumph over me ?

is under their lips. 3 Consider, and hear me, 0

6 Their mouth is full of curg. Lord my God': lighten mine eyes, ing and bitterness : their feet are that I sleep not in death.

swift to shed blood. 4 Lest nine enemy say, I have

7 Destruction and unhappiness prevailed against him : for if I be is in their ways, and the way of cast down, they that trouble me

peace have they not known: there will rejoice at it.

is no fear of God before their eyes. 5 But my trust is in thy mer

8 Have they no knowledge, that cy: and my heart is joyful in thy they are all such workers of missalvation.

chief : eating up my people as 6 I will sing of the Lord, be it were bread, and call not upon cause he hath dealt so lovingly

the Lord ? with me : yea, I will praise the

9 There were they brought in Name of the Lord most Highest.

great fear, even where no fear was :

for God is in the generation of the PSALM 14.

righteous. Dixit insipiens.

10 As for you, ye have made a

THE Coelshath Gald. in his heart : mockiset the outseh fisher post in

There is no

because putteth trust 2 They are corrupt, and be the Lord. come abominable in their doings : 11 Who shall give salvation unthere is none that doeth good, no to Israel out of Sion ? When the not one.

Lord turneth the captivity of his 3 The Lord looked down from people : then shall Jacob rejoice, heaven upon the children of men : and Israel shall be glad. DAY 3.

Morning Prayer.
PSALM 15.

neighbour, and disappointeth him

not : though it were to his own Domine, quis habitabit ?

hindrance.

6 He that hath not given his tabernacle : or who shall rest money upon usury : nor taken upon thy holy hill ?

reward against the innocent. 2 Even he, that leadeth an un- 7 Whoso doeth these things : corrupt life : and doeth the thing shall never fall. which is right, and speaketh the

PSALM 16. truth from his heart.

3 He that hath used no deceit Conserva me, Domine. in his tongue, mondtunne

eilatodeis PRESER WEveme u God is for : hath

in thee have I put my trust. ed his neighbour.

2 O my soul, thou hast said 4 He that setteth not by him- unto the Lord : Thou art my God, self, but is lowly in his own eyes : my goods are nothing unto thee. and maketh much of them that 3 All my delight is upon the fear the Lord.

saints, that are in the earth : and 5 He that sweareth unto his upon such as excel in virtue.

Day 3.
THE PSALMS.

Day % 4 But they that run after ano- are done against the words of thy ther god : shall have great trouble. lips : I have kept me from the

5 Their drink-offerings of blood ways of the destroyer. will I not offer : neither make 5 O hold thou up my goings in mention of their names within my thy paths : that my footsteps slip lips.

not. *6 The Lord himself is the portion 6 I have called upon thee, O of mine inheritance, and of my God, for thou shalt hear me : incup : thou shalt maintain my lot. cline thine ear to me, and hearken

7 The lot is fallen unto me unto my words. in a fair ground : yea, I have a 7 Shew thy marvellous lovinggoodly heritage.

kindness, thou that art the sa8 I will thank the Lord for giv- viour of them which put their ing me warning : my reins also trust in thee : from such as resist chasten me in the night-season. thy right hand.

9 I have set God always before 8 Keep me as the apple of an me : for he is on my right hand, eye : hide me under the shadow therefore I shall not fall.

of thy wings, 10 Wherefore my heart was 9 From the ungodly that trouglad, and my glory rejoiced : my ble me: mine enemies compass me desh also shall rest in hope. round about to take away my soul.

11 For why? thou shalt not 10 They are inclosed in their leave my soul in hell : neither own fat: and their mouth speakshalt thou suffer thy Holy One eth proud things. to see corruption.

11 They lie waiting in our way 12 Thou shalt shew me the path on every side : turning their eyes of life ; in thy presence is the ful- down to the ground; ness of joy : and at thy right hand 12 Like as a lion that is greedy there is pleasure for evermore. of his prey : and as it were a lion's PSALM 17.

whelp, lurking in secret places.

13 Up, Lord, disappoint him, Exaudi, Domine.

and cast him down : deliver my

soul from the ungodly, which is sider my complaint : and a sword of thine ; hearken unto my prayer, that 14 From the men of thy hand, goeth not out of feigned lips. O Lord, from the men, I say, and

2 Let my sentence come forth from the evil world : which have from thy presence : and let thine their portion in this life, whose eyes look upon the thing that is bellies thou fillest with thy hid equal.

treasure. 3 Thou hast proved and visited 15 They have children at their mine heart in the night-season ; desire : and leave the rest of their thou hast tried me, and shalt substance for their babes. find no wickedness in me : for I 16 But as for me, I will behold am utterly purposed that my thy presence in righteousness: and mouth shall not offend.

when I awake up after thy like4 Because of men's works, that I ness, I shall be satisfied with it. DAY 3.

Evening Prayer.
PSALM 18.

whom I will trust, my buckler,

the horn also of my salvation, and Diligam te, Domine,

my refuge. I

WILL love thee, O Lord, my 2 I will call upon the Lord,!

strength; the Lord is my stony which is worthy to be praised : 80 rock, and my defence ; my Sa- shall I be safe from mine enemies. viour, my God, and my might, in 3 The sorrows of death com

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passed me : and the overflowings into a place of liberty : he brought of ungodliness made me afraid. me forth, even because he had a

4 The pains of hell came about favour unto me. me : the snares of death overtook 20 The Lord shall reward me me.

after my righteous dealing : ac5 In my trouble I will call upon cording to the cleanness of my the Lord : and complain unto my hands shall he recompense me. God.

21 Because I have kept the ways 6 So shall he hear my voice out of the Lord : and have not forsaken of his holy temple : and my com- my God, as the wicked doth. plaint shall come before him, it 22 For I have an eye unto all sball enter even into his ears. his laws : and will not cast out his

7 The earth trembled and quak. commandments from me. ed : the very foundations also of 23 I was also uncorrupt before the hills shook, and were renoved, him : and eschewed mine own because he was wroth.

wickedness. 8 There went a smoke out in 24 Therefore shall the Lord his presence : and a consuming reward me after my righteous fire out of his mouth, so that coals dealing : and according unto the were kindled at it.

cleanness of my hands in his 9 He bowed the heavens also, eyesight. and came down : and it was dark 25 With the holy thou shalt under his feet.

be holy : and with a perfect man 10 He rode upon the cherubims, thou shalt be perfect. and did fly : he came flying upon 26 With the clean thou shalt be the wings of the wind.

clean : and with the froward thou 11 He made darkness his secret shalt learn frowardness. place : his pavilion round about 27 For thou shalt save the peohim with dark water, and thick ple that are in adversity : and clouds to cover him.

shalt bring down the high looks 12 At the brightness of his pre- of the proud. sence his clouds removed : hail- 28 Thou also shalt light my stones, and coals of fire.

candle : the Lord my God shall 13 The Lord also thundered make my darkness to be light. out of heaven, and the Highest 29 For in thee I shall discomfit gave his thunder : hail-stones, an host of men : and with the and coals of fire.

help of my God I shall leap over 14 He sent out his arrows, and the wall. scattered them : he cast forth 30 The way of God is an unlightnings, and destroyed them. defiled way: the word of the Lord

15 The springs of waters were also is tried in the fire ; he is the seen, and the foundations of the defender of all them that put their round world were discovered, at trust in him. thy chiding, O Lord : at the blast- 31 For who is God, but the ing of the breath of thy displea- Lord : or who hath any strength, sure.

except our God : 16 He shall send down from on 32 It is God, that girdeth me high to fetch me : and shall take with strength of war : and makne out of many waters.

eth my way perfect. 17 He sball deliver me from 33 He maketh my feet like my strongest enemy, and from harts' feet : and setteth me up them which hate me : for they on high. are too niighty for me.

34 He teacheth mine hands to 18 They prevented me in the day fight : and mine arms shall break of my trouble : but the Lord was even a bow of steel. my upholder,

35 Thou hast given me the de19 He brought me forth also fence of thy salvation : thy right

Day 3.
THE PSALMS.

Day 3. hand also shall hold me up, and thou shalt make me the head of thy loving correction shall make the heathen. me great.

41 A people whom I have not 36 Thou shalt make room enough known : shall serve me. under me for to go: that my foot- 45 As soon as they hear of me, steps shall not slide.

they shall obey me : but the 37 I will follow upon mine ene- strange children shall dissemble mies, and overtake them : neither with me. will Í turn again till I have des- 46 The strange children shall troyed them.

fail : and be afraid out of their 38 I will smite them, that they prisons. shall not be able to stand : but 47 The Lord liveth, and blessed fall under my feet.

be my strong helper : and praised 39 Thou hast girded me with be the God of my salvation. strength unto the battle : thon 48 Even the God that seeth that shalt throw down mine enemies I be avenged : and subdueth the under me.

people unto me. 40 Thou hast made mine ene- 49 It is he that delivereth me mies also to turn their backs up- from my cruel enemies, and seton me : and I shall destroy them teth me up above mine adverthat hate me.

saries : thou shalt rid me from 41 They shall cry, but there the wicked man. shall be none to help them : yea, 50 For this cause will I give even unto the Lord shall they cry, thanks unto thee, O Lord, among but he shall not hear them. the Gentiles : and sing praises un

42 I will beat them as small as to thy Name. the dust before the wind : I will 51 Great prosperity giveth he cast them out as the clay in the unto his King : and sheweth lov. streets.

ing-kindness unto David his Au43 Thou shalt deliver me from ointed, and unto his seed for the strivings of the people : and evermore, DAY 4.

Morning Prayer.
PSALM 19.

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sheweth his handy-work.

8 The statutes of the Lord are ! 2 One day telleth another : and right, and rejoice the heart : the one night certifieth another. commandment of the Lord is

3 There is neither speech nor pure, and giveth light unto the language : but their voices are eyes. heard among them.

9 The fear of the Lord is clean, 4 Their sound is gone out into and endureth for ever : the judg: all lands : and their words into ments of the Lord are true, and the ends of the world.

righteous altogether. 5 In them bath he set a taber- 10 More to be desired are they nacle for the sun : which cometh than gold, yea, than much fine forth as a bridegroom out of his gold : sweeter also than honey, chamber, and rejoiceth as a giant and the honey-comi). to run his course.

11 Moreover, by them is thy 6 It goeth forth from the utter- servant taught : and in keeping most part of the heaven, and run- of them there is great reward. neth about unto the end of it 12 Who can tell how oft he ofagain : and there is nothing hid fendeth : 0 cleanse thou me from from the heat thereof.

my secret faults.

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