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them; they shall not be ashamed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.

PSALM CXXVIII.
LESSED are all they that fear the Lord, and

walk in his ways. 2 For thou shalt eat the labours of thine hands : O well shall it be with thee, and happy shalt thou be. 3 Thy wife shall be as the fruitful vine upon

the walls of thine house;

4 Thy children like olive-branches round about thy table.

5 Lo, thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lord.

6 The Lord from out of Sion shall so bless thee, that thou shalt see Jerusalem in prosperity all thy

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7 Yea, that thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.

PSALM CXXX.
UT of the deep have I called unto thee, O

Lord; Lord, hear my voice. 2 O let thine ears consider well the voice of my complaint.

3 If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss, O Lord, who shall adide it?

4 But there is mercy with thee, therefore shalt thou be feared.

5 I look for the Lord; my soul doth wait for him: in his word is my trust.

6 My soul fleeth unto the Lord before the morning watch; I say, before the morning watch.

7 O Israel, trust in the Lord, for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redempt;on. 8 And he shall redeem Israel from all his sins.

PSALM CXXXI.

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2 I do not exercise myself in great matters which are too high for me.

3 But I refrain my soul, and keep it low, like as a child that is weaned from his mother: yea, my soul is even as a weaned child.

4 O Israel, trust in the Lord, from this time forth for evermore.

PSALM CXXXII.
EHOLD, how good and joyful a thing it is,

brethren, to dwell together in unity! 2 It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down unto the beard, even unto Aaron's 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 promised his blessing, and life for evermore.

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MORNING PRAYER.

PSALM CXXXV.
PRAISE the Lord : laud ye the Name of the

Lord, O ye servants of the Lord : 2 Ye that stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God;

3 O praise the Lord, for the Lord is gracious : O sing praises unto his Name, for it is lovely.

4 For why ? the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his own possession.

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, in the sea, 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 winds out of his treasures.

8 Thy Name, O Lord, endureth for ever; so doth thy memorial, O Lord, from one generation to another.

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9 For the Lord will avenge his people, and be gracious unto his servants.

10 Praise the Lord, ye house of Israel : praise the Lord, ye house of Aaron.

11 Praise the Lord, ye house of Levi: ye that fear the Lord, praise the Lord.

12 Praised be the Lord out of Sion, who dwelleth at Jerusalem.

PSALM CXXXVIII. WILL give thanks unto thee, O Lord, with my

whole heart: even before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.

2 I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy Name, because of thy loving-kindness and truth; for thou hast magnified thy Name, and thy word above all things.

3 When I called upon thee, thou heardest me, and enduedst my soul wi

soul with much strength. 4 All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O Lord, when they hear the words of thy mouth.

5 Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the Lord, that great is the glory of the Lord.

6 For though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: as for the proud, he beholdeth them afar off.

7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, yet shalt thou refresh me: thou shalt stretch forth thy hand upon the furiousness of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.

8 The Lord shall make good his loving-kindness toward me: yea, thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: 'forsake not then the works of thine own hands.

EVENING PRAYER.
PSALM CXXXIX.

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known me; thou knowest my down-sitting and mine up-rising; thou understandest my thoughts long before,

2 Thou art about my path, and about my bed, and spiest out all my ways.

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

4 Thou hast fashioned me behind and before, aud laid thine hand upon me.

5 Such knowledge is too wonderful and excellent for me; I cannot attain unto it.

6 Whither shall I go then from thy Spirit? Or whither shall I go then from thy presence ?

7 If I climb 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 uttermost parts of the sea,

9 Even there also shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.

10 If I say, Peradventure the darkness shall cover me; then shall my night be turned into day.

11 Yea, the darkness is no darkness with thee, but the night is as clear as the day; the darkness and light to thee are both alike. 12 For my reins are thine; thou hast covered my

mother's womb. 13 I will give thanks unto thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.

14 My substance was not hid from thee when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.

15 Thine eyes did see my substance yet being imperfect; and in thy book were all my members written;

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

17 How dear are thy counsels unto me, O God! O how great is the sum of them!

18 If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am present with thee.

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19 Try me, O God, and seek the ground of my heart: prove me, and examine my thoughts.

20 Look well if there be any way of wickedness in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

MORNING PRAYER.

PSALM CXLI. LanDconsiale upon thee ; haste the unto mee,

2 Let my prayer be set forth in thy sight as the incense, and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

3 Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth, and keep the door of my lips.

4 O let not mine heart be inclined to any evil thing: let me not be occupied in ungodly works with the men that work wickedness; and let me not eat of their dainties.

5 Let the righteous rathar smite me friendly, and reprove me.

6 Mine eyes look unto thee, O Lord God: in thee is my trust; O cast not out my soul.

7 Keep me from the snare that they have laid for me, and from the traps of the wicked doers.

PSALM CXLI. CRIED unto the Lord with my voice; yea, even unto the Lord did I make my supplication. 2 I poured out my complaints before him, and shewed him of my trouble.

3 When my spirit was in heaviness, thou knewest my path: in the way wherein I walked have they secretly laid a snare for me.

4 I looked also upon my right hand, and saw there was no man that would know me.

*5 I had no place to flee unto, and no man cared for my soul.

9 I cried unto thee, O Lord, and said, Thou art my hope and my portion in the land of the living,

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