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Morning prayer.

8 So that they which go by, fay not fo much as the Lord profper you: we wish you good luck in the name of the Lord.

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oufneffe: and let thy faints fing with joyful-

10 For thy fervant Davids fake: turn not
away the prefence of thine anointed.

II The Lord hath made a faithfull oath unto David: and he thall not fhrink from it. 12 Of the fruit of thy body: shall I fet upon thy feat.


13 If thy children will keep my covenant my teftimonies that I fhill learn them their children alfo fhall fit upon thy feat for

3 I will not come within the tabernacle of

7 We will go into his tabernacle: and fall low on our knees before his footstool.


an habitation for himself; he hath longed for
14 For the Lord hath chofen Sion to be


8 Arife, O Lord, into thy refting place: thou and the ark of thy strength.

9 Let thy priests be clothed with righte

15 This fhall be my reft for ever: here will I dwell, for I have a delight therein.

16 Iwill bleffe her victuals with increase: and will fatisfic her poore with bread.

17 I will deck her priefts with health: and her faints fhall rejoyce and fing.

18 There shall I make the horn of David to flourish: I have ordained a lantern for mine


2 How he fware unto the Lord and vowed a

Eccenunc. PSA L. 134

Vow unto the Almighty Behold (now) praife the Lord : all ye ser

God of Jacob.

vants of the

19 As for his enemies, I fhall cloath them with fhime; but upon himself shall his crown flourish.

Ecce quam bonum. PA. 1337
Ehold how good and joyfull a thing it is:
brethren to dwell together in unitie.
2 It is like the precious ointment upon the
head,that ran down unto the beard: even unto
Aarons beard, and went down to the skirts of
his clothing.

3 Like as the dew of Hermon: which fell
upon the hill of Sion.

4 For there the Lord promifed his bleffing: and life for evermore.

my houfe: nor climbe up into my bed.
4 I will not fuffer mine eyes to fleep, nor
mine eye-lids to flumber : neither the temples
my head to take any rest.


Untill I finde out a place for the temple of the Lord: an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.

Laudate nomen. PSA L. 135.

6 Lo, we heard of the fame at Ephrata: Lord:praife it,Oye fervants of the Lord.

Praise the Lord, laud ye the name of the

and found it in the wood.

2 Ye that ftand in the house of the Lord:

2 Ye that by night stand in the house of the Lord': even in the courts of the house of our God.

3 Lift up your hands in the fan&uarie: and praife the Lord.

4 The Lord that made heaven and earth: give thee bleffing out of Sion,

in the courts of the houfe of our God.

3 Opraife the Lord, for the Lord is gracious: Ofing praifes unto his name, for it is lovely.

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Evening prayer.

4 For why? the Lord hath chofen Jacob unto himself: and Ifrael for his own poffef


5 For I know that the Lord is great: and that our Lord is above all gods,

6 Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven and in earth: and in the fea,and in all deep places.

7 He bringeth forth the clouds from the ends of the world: and sendeth forth lightnings with the rain, bringing the windes out of his treasures.

8 He fmote the first-born of Egypt: both of man and beast.

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he is gracious: and his mercy endureth for ever.

2 O give thanks unto the God of all gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.

3 O thank the Lord of all lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.

4 Which onely doth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.

5 Which by his excellent wifdome made the heavens: for his mercy endureth for ever.

6 Which laid out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever. 7.Which hath made great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever.

8 The funne to rule the days for his mercy endureth for ever.

9 The moon and the starres to govern the night: for his mercy endureth for ever. 10 Which fmote Egypt with their firftborn: for his mercy endureth for ever.

11 And brought out Ifrael from among them for his mercy endureth for ever.

12 With a mighty hand and a ftretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.

13 Which divided the Red fea in two partse for his mercy endureth for ever.

14 And made Ifrael to go through the midft of it: for his mercy endureth for ever.

15 But as for Pharaoh and his hoft, he overthrew them in the Red fea: for his mercy endureth for ever.

16 Which led his people through the wilderneffe: for his mercy endureth for ever. 17 Which smote great kings: for his mercy endureth for ever.

18 Yea, and flew mighty kings: for his mercy endureth for ever.

19 Schon king of the Amorites: for his mercy endureth for ever.

20 And Og the king of Basan: for his mercy endureth for ever.

21 And gave away their land for an tage: for his mercy endureth for ever.

22 Even for an heritage unto Ifrael his fervant: for his mercy endureth for ever.

23 Which remembred us when we were in. trouble: for his mercy endureth for ever.

24 And hath delivered us from our enemies: for his mercy endureth for ever.

25 Which giveth food to all flefh: for his mercy endureth for ever.

26 O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Confitemini. Ps AL. 136.

of fat down and

Give thanks unto the Lord, for Bwept: when we remembred (thee) O


27 Ogive thanks unto the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Super flumina. PSAL. 137.


2 As for our harps, we hanged them up: upon the trees that are therein.

3 For they that led us away captive,required of us then a fong and melodic in our hea vineffe: fing us one of the fongs of Sion.

4 How fhall we fing the Lords fong: in a range land?

5 If I forget thee, O Jerufalem: let my right hand forget her cunning.

6 If I do not remember thee,let my tongue cleave

Morning prayer.

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Confitebor tibi. PSAL, 138.
Will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, with
my whole heart: even before the gods will
I fing praise unto thee.
2 I will toward
and praise thy name, because of thy loving
kindneffe and truth: for thou haft magnified
thy name and thy word above all things.

3 When I called upon thee, thou heardeft
me: & enduedft my foul with much ftrength.
4 All the kings of the earth fhall praife
thee, O Lord: for they have heard the words
of thy mouth.

5 Yea, they fhall fing in the wayes of the Lord: that great is the glory of the Lord.

6 For though the Lord be high, yet hath he refpe&t unto the lowly as for the proud,he beholdeth them afarre off.

7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, yet fhalt thou refresh me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand upon the furiousneffe of mine enemies, and thy right hand fhall fave

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8 The Lord fhall make good his loving kindneffe toward me: yea, thy mercy, Lord, endureth for ever, despise not then the works of thine own hands.

me out,


Domine, probâfti. PS AL. 139.
QUITA Lord, thou haft fearched
and known me :
thou knoweft my down-
fitting, & mine uprifing,
thou understandeft my
thoughts long before.


3 For lo,there is not a word in my tongue: but thou, O Lord, knoweft it altogether.

4 Thou haft fashioned me behinde and before: and laid thine hand upon me.

5 Such knowledge is too wonderfull and excellent for me: I cannot attain unto it.

6 Whither fhall I go then from thy Spirit: or whither fhall I go then from thy prefence?

7 If I climbe up into heaven, thou art there: if I go down to hell,thou art there also. 8 If I take the wings of the morning: and

remain in the uttermoft parts of the fea.
9 Even there also fhall thy hand leade me :
and thy right hand shall hold me.

10 If I fay, Peradventure the darknesse
fhall cover me: then shall my night be turned
to day.

11 Yea, the darkneffe is no darkneffe with thee, but the night is as cleare as the day: the darkneffe and light (to thee) are both alike. 12 For my reins are thine: thou hast co vered me in my mothers wombe.

for I am

13 I will give thanks unto thee,
fearfully and wonderfully made : marvellous
are thy works, and that my foul knoweth right


14 My bones are not hid from thee: though I be made fecretly, and fashioned be


15 Thine eyes did fee my
being unperfect: and in thy book were all my



members written.

when as yet there was none of them.
16 Which day by day were fashioned:

17 How deare are thy counfels unto me,
God: Ohow great is the fumme of them!
18 If I tell them, they are moe in number
then the fand: when I wake up, I am present

with thee.

19 Wilt thou not flay the wicked, O God depart from me ye bloud-thirsty men.

20 For they fpeak unrighteoufly against thee: and thine enemies take thy name in vain.

21 Do not I hate them, O Lord, that hate thee: and am not I grieved with those that rise up against thee?

22 Yea, I hate them right fore: even as though they were mine enemies.

23 Trie me, O God, and feek the ground of my heart: prove me and examine my thoughts.

24 Look well wickedneffe in me everlafting.

Eripe me, Domine. PsAL. 140.

path,and about my bed: and spieft out all my Dand preferve me from the wicked man.

2 Which imagine mischief in their hearts: and stirre up ftrife all the day long.


3 They have fharpened their tongues like
a ferpent: adders poifon is under their lips.
4 Keep me,O Lord,from the hands of the
ungodly preferve me from the wicked men,
which are purposed to overthrow my goings.

5 The proud have laid a fnare for me, and
fpread a net abroad with cords: yea, and fet
traps in my way.

I faid unto the Lord, Thou art my God: heare the voice of my prayers, O Lord.


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70 Lord God, thou ftrength of my health: thou haft covered my head in the day of


8 Let not the ungodly have his defire, O Lord: let not his mischievous imagination profper, left they be too proud.

9 Let the mifchief of their own lips fall up on the head of them: that compaffe me about. 10 Let hot burning coals fall upon them: let them be caft into the fire and into the pit, that they never rife up again.

11 A man full of words shall not profper upon the earth: evil fhall hunt the wicked perfon to overthrow him.

12 Sure I am that the Lord will avenge the poore: and maintain the cause of the help. leffe,

13 The righteous alfo fhall give thanks unto thy name: and the just shall continue in thy fight.

Domine, clamavi. PSA L. 141. Ord,I call upon thee,hafte thee unto me:

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Morning prayer.

Benedictus Dominus. Ps a L. 144.

Leffed be the Lord my ftrength:
which teacheth my hands to
warre, and my fingers to fight.
2 My hope and my fortreffe,
my cattle and deliverer; my de-
fender, in whom I trust: which fubdueth my
people that is under me.

3 Lord, what is man that thou haft such
refpe&t unto him: or the fonne of man that
thou fo regardeft him?

4 Man is like a thing of nought: his time paffeth away like a fhadow.

5 Bowe the heavens, O Lord, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall


6 Caft forth thy lightning, and tear them: fhoot out thine arrows, and confume them.

7 Send down thine hand from above: deliver me and take me out of the great waters, from the hand of ftrange children.

8 Whose mouth talketh of vanity: and their right hand is a right hand of wickedneffe.

9 I will fing a new fong unto thee, O God: and fing praises unto thee upon a ten-1 ftringed lute..

Exaltabo te, Deus. PSAL. 145.


Will magnifie thee, O God,my King: and
I will praife thy name for ever and ever.
2 Every day will I give thanks unto thee:
and praifethy name for ever and ever.

3 Great is the Lord, and marvellous
thy to be praised: there is no end of his

4 One generation fhall praife thy works unto another and declare thy power.

5 As for me, I will be talking of thy worhip: thy glory, thy praise, and wonderous works.


6 So that men shall speak of the might of thy marvellous acts: and I will also tell of thy greatneffe.

7 The memoriall of thine abundant kind. neffe fhall be fhewed: and men shall fing of thy righteousnesse.

8 The Lord is gracious and mercifull : long-suffering, and of great goodnesse.

9 The Lord is loving unto every man: and his mercy is overall his works,

thy faints give thanks unto thee.
10 All thy works praise thee, O Lord: and

and talk of thy powver.
11 They fhew the glory of thy kingdome:

12 That thy power, thy glory,and mighti-
neffe of thy kingdome: might be known un-

to men.

13 Thy kingdome is an everlafting kingdome: and thy dominion endureth throughout all ages.

14 The Lord upholdeth all fuch as fall: and lifteth up all those that be down.

15 The eyes of all wait upon thee, O Lord: and thou giveft them their meat in due


10 Thou haft given victory unto kings: and haft delivered David thy fervant from the peril of the fword.

11 Save me and deliver me from the hand of ftrange children: whofe mouth talketh of vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of iniquity.

12 That our fonnes may grow up as the young plants: and that our daughters may be as the polifhed corners of the temple.

13 That our garners may be full and plen-
teous with all manner of itore: that our fheep
may bring forth thousands,and ten thousands
in our ftreets,

14 That our oxen may be ftrong to la-
bour, that there be no decay: no leading
into captivity, and no complaining in our
that be in fuch a

Lauda, anima mea. P s ▲ L. 146.

are the


cafe: yea, bleffed are the people which have will I praife the Lord: yea, as long as I
the O my foul, while I live
have any being, I will fing praifes unto my

the Lord for their God.


things living with plenteoufneffe.
16 Thou openeft thine hand:and filleft all

and holy in all his works.
17 The Lord is righteous in all his wayes:

call upon him: yea, all fuch as call upon him
18 The Lord is nigh unto all them that

fear him: he also will heare their cry,and will
19 He will fulfill the defire of them that
help them.

love him: but fcattereth abroad all the un-
20 The Lord preferveth all them that

Lord:and let all flesh give thanks unto his ho-
21 My mouth fhall speak the praife of the
ly name for ever and ever.

childe of man: for there is no help in them.
2 O put not your truft in princes,nor in any

3 For when the breath of man goeth forth, he shall turn again to his earth: and then all his thoughts perish.

4 Bleffed is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help : and whofe hope is in the Lord

his God.

5 Which

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