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8 Through thy command- 3 Away from me, ye wick

, ments I get understanding : ed: I will keep the commandtherefore I hate all evil ways. ments of my God.

4 O stablish me according MORNING PRAYER.

to thy word, that I may live: Lucerna pedibus meis. and let me not be difappointed HY word is a lanthern of my hope. unto my feet : and a

a 5 Hold thou me up, and I light unto my paths. shall be safe : yea, my delight

2 I have sworn, and am shall be ever in thy statutes. stedfastly purposed: to keep 6 Thou hast trodden down thy righteous judgments. all them that depart from thy

3 I am troubled above mea- statutes : for they imagine but fure: quicken me, O Lord, deceit

. according to thy word.

7 Thou puttest away all the 4 Let the free-will-offer- ungodly of the earth like dross: ings of my mouth please thee, therefore I love thy testimoO Lord: and teach me thy nies. judgments.

8 My flesh trembleth for 5 My soul is alway in my fear of thee: and I am afraid hand : yet do I not forget thy of thy judgments. law. 6 The ungodly have laid a

Feci judicium. snare for me: but yet I swerved T Deal with the thing that is not from thy commandments. lawful and right: 0 give

7 Thy testimonies have I me not over unto mine opclaimed as mine heritage for pressors. ever: and why? they are the 2 Make thou thy servant very joy of my heart. to delight in that which is

8 I have applied my heart good : that the proud do me to fulfil thy statutes alway: no wrong. even unto the end.

3 Mine eyes are wasted a

way with looking for thy Iniquos odio habui.

health: and for the word of Hate them that imagine thy righteousness.

evil things : but thy law 4 Ö deal with thy servant do I love.

according unto thy loving 2 Thou art my defence and mercy: and teach me thy fhield: and my trust is in thy statutes. word.

5 I am thy servant, O grant





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me understanding: that I may know thy teftimonies.

Futus es, Domine. 6 It is time for thee, Lord, Ighteous art thou, to lay to thine hand: for they Lord : and true is thy have destroyed thy law. judgment.

7 For I love thy command- 2 The testimonies that ments : above gold and pre- thou hast commanded: are excious stone.

ceeding righteous and true. 8 Therefore hold I straight 3 My zeal hath even conall thy commandments : and sumed me: becaufe mine eneall false ways I utterly abhor. mies have forgotten thy words.

4 Thy word is tried to the Mirabilia.

uttermost : and thy servant HY testimonies are loveth it.

wonderful : therefore 5 I am small, and of no doth my soul keep them. reputation : yet do I not for

2. When thy word goeth get thy commandments. forth : it giveth light and un- 6 Thy righteousness is an derstanding unto the simple. everlasting righteousness : and

3 I opened my mouth, and thy law is the truth. drew in my breath : for my 7 Trouble and heavinefs delight was in thy command have taken hold upon me: ments.

yet is my delight in thy 4 O look thou upon me,

commandments. and be merciful unto me : as 8 The righteousness of thy thou useft to do unto those testimonies is everlasting: 0 that love thy Name.

grant me understanding, and 5 Order my steps in thy I shall live. word : and so shall no wickedness have dominion over me.

EVENING PRAYER. 6 O deliver me from the Clamavi in toto corde meo. wrongful dealings of men : Call with my whole heart: and lo shall I keep thy com- hear me, O Lord, I will mandments.

keep thy statutes. 7 Shew the light of thy 2 Yea, even unto thee do countenance upon thy servant: I call : help me, and I shall and teach me thy statutes. keep thy testimonies.

8 Mine eyes gush out with 3 Early in the morning do water: because men keep not I cry unto thee : for in thy thy law.

word is my trust.


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4 Mine eyes prevent the 8 Thy word is true from enight-watches : that I might verlasting : all the judgments be occupied in thy words. of thy righteousness endure 5

Hear my voice, OLord, for evermore. according unto thy loving Principes perfecuti funt. kindness: quicken me accord

Rinces have persecuted ing as thou art wont.

me without a cause : but 6 They draw nigh that of my heart standeth in awe of malice persecute me : and are thy word. far from thy law.

2 I am as glad of thy word: 7 Be thou nigh at hand, Oasonethat findeth great spoils. Lord : for all thy command- 3 As for lies, I hate and abments are true.

hor them: but thy law do I love. 8 As concerning thy testi- 4 Seven times a day do I monies, I have known long praise thee : because of thy since: that thou hast ground righteous judgments. ed them for ever.

5 Great is the peace that Vide bumilitatem. they have who love thy law : Consider mine adversi- and they are not offended at it.

and deliver me: for 6 Lord, I have looked for I do not forget thy law. thy saving health : and done

2 Avenge thou my cause, after thy commandments. and deliver me : quicken 7 My soul hath kept thy me according to thy word. teftimonies : and loved them

3 Health is far from the exceedingly. ungodly : for they regard not 8 I have kept thy comthy statutes.

mandments and testimonies : 4 Great is thy mercy,OLord: for all my ways are before quicken me as thou art wont. thee.

5 Many there are that trou- Appropinquet deprecatio. bleme, and persecute me: yet ET my complaint come do I not swerve from thy testi- before thee, O Lord : monies.

give me understanding ac6 It grieveth me when I see cording to thy word. the transgressors: because they 2 Ler my supplication come keep not thy law.

before thee : deliver me ac7 Consider, O Lord, how cording to thy word. I love thy commandments: 0 3 My lips shall speak of quicken me according to thy thy praise : when thou hast loving kindness.

taught me thy statutes.



4. Yea, my tongue shall sing of: they make them ready to of thy word: for all thy com- battel. mandments are righteous. Psalm 121. Levavi oculos.

5 Let thine hand help me: Will lift up mine eyes unto for I have chosen thy com


the hills : from whence mandments.

cometh my help

. 6 I have longed for thy fav 2 2 My help cometh even ing health, O Lord: and in from the Lord: who hath thy law is my delight.

made heaven and earth. 7 O let my foul live, and it

3 He will not suffer thy foot Thall praise thee: and thy to be moved: and he that judgments shall help me. keepeth thee will not deep.

8 I have gone astray like a 4 Behold, he that keepeth sheep that is loft: O seek thy Ifrael : shall neither number fervant, for I do not forget nor Neep. thy commandments.

5 The Lord himself is thy keeper : the Lord is thy de


upon thy right hand;

6 So that the sun shall not Psalm 120. Ad Dominum. burn thee by day: neither the

Hen I was in trouble, moon by night.

I called upon the Lord: 7 The Lord shall preserve and he heard me.

thee from all evil : yea, it is 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, even he that shall keep thy

foul. from lying lips: and from a deceitful tongue.

8 The Lord shall preserve 3 What reward shall be giv- thy going out and thy coming en or done unto thee, thou in: from this time forth for false tongue: even mighty evermore. and sharp arrows, with hot Psalm 122. Latatus sum. burning coals .

Was glad when they said 4 Wois me, that I am con- unto me: We will go into strained to dwell with Mesech: the house of the Lord. and to have my habitation a- 2 Our feet shall stand in thy mong the tents of Kedar!

gates : Jerusalem. 5 My soul hath long dwelt 3 Jerusalem is built as a among them: that are enemies city : that is at unity in itself. unto peace.

4 For thither the tribes go 6 I labour for peace, but up, even the tribes of the Lord: when I speak unto them there. I to testify unto Israel, to give




thanks unto the Name of the Israel say: if the Lord himself Lord.

had not been on our side, when 5 For there is the seat of men rose up against us ; judgment : even the seat of 2 They had swallowed us the house of David.

up quick : when they were so 6 O pray for the peace of wrathfully displeased at us. Jerusalem: they shall prosper 3 Yea, the waters had that love thee.

drowned us : and the stream 7 Peace be within thy walls: had gone over our soul. and plenteousness within thy 4 The deep waters of the palaces.

proud: had gone even over 8 For my brethren and our soul. companions fakes: I will with 5 But praised be the Lord: thee prosperity.

who hath not given us over for 9 Yea, because of the house a prey unto their teeth. of the Lord our God: I will 6 Our soul is escaped even seek to do thee good,

as a bird out of the snare of Psalm 123. Ad te levavi oculos. the fowler : the snare is broNto thee lift I up mine ken, and we are delivered.

7 Our help ftandeth in the eyes : 0 thou that

Name of the Lord: who hath dwellest in the heavens.

made heaven and earth. 2 Behold, even as the eyes of servants look unto the hand Psalm 125. Qui confidunt. of their masters, and as the

1 Hey that put their trust eyes of a maiden unto the hand

in the Lord, Ihall be eof her mistress : even fo our

ven as the mount Sion: which eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until he have mercy standeth fast for ever.

may not be removed, but upon us.

2 The hills stand about Je3 Have mercy upon us,


rusalem: even fo ftandech the Lord, have mercy upon us: Lord round about his people, for we are utterly despised. 4 Our soul is filled with from this time forth for ever

more. the scornful reproof of the wealthy: and with the despite godly cometh not into the lot

3 For the rod of the unfulness of the proud.

of the righteous: left the righPsalm 124. Nisi quia Dominus. teous put their hand unto

F the Lord himself had not wickedness. been on our fide, now may 4 Do well, O Lord: unto 2


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