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17 Namely, how thou dost 20 think upon thy congreset them in slippery places, gation, whom thou hast pur. and castest them down and chased, and redeemed of old. destroyest them.

3 Think upon the tribe of 18 O how suddenly do they thine inheritance, and mount consume, perish, and come to Sion, wherein thou hast dwelt. a fearful end !

4 Lift up thy feet, that thou 19 Yea, even like as a dream mayest utterly destroy every when one awaketh ; so shalt enemy, which hath done evik thou make their image to van- in thy sanctuary. ish out of the city.

5 Thine adversaries roar in 20. Thus my heart was the midst of thy congregations, grieved, and it went even and set up their banners, for through my reins.

tokens. 21 So foolish was 1, and ig. 6 Hethat hewed timberafore norant, even as it were a beast out of the thick trees, was before thee.

known to bring it to an excel22 Nevertheless, I am al- lent work; way by thee; for thou hast 7 But now they break down holden me by my right hand. all the carved work thereof

23. Thou shalt guide me with with axes and hammers. thy counsel, and after that re 8 They have set fire upon ceive me with glory. thy holy places, and have de

24 Whom have I in heaven filed the dwelling place of thy but thee? and there is none Name, even unto the ground. upon earth that I desire in 9 Yea, they said in their comparison of thee.

hearts, Let us make havock of 25 My flesh and my heart them altogether : Thus have faileth ; but God is the strength they burnt up all the houses of of my heart, and my portion God in the land. for ever.

10 We see not our tokens ; 26 For lo, they that forsake there is not one prophet more; thee shall perish ; thou hast no, not one is there among destroyed all them that com us, that understandeth any mit fornication against thee. more.

27 But it is good for me to II () God, how long shall hold me fast by God, to put the adversary do his dishonmy trust in the Lord God, and our? how long shall the ene. to speak of all thy works in my blaspheme thy Name? the gates of the daughter of for ever? Sion.

12 Why withdrawest thou: Psalm Ixxiv. Ut quid, Deus ? thy hand? why pluckest thou

absent from us so long? bosom, to consume the enemy? why is thy wrath so hot against

13 For God is my King of the sheep of thy pasture ?

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O , in , and gavest him to be meat for the unto thee do we give thanks. people in the wilderness. 2 Thy name also is so nigh;

16 Thou broughtest out foun- and that do thy wondrous tains, and waters out of the works declare. hard rocks ; thou driedst up 3 When I receive the conmighty waters.

gregation, I shall judge ac17 The day is thine, and the cording unto right. night is thine ; thou hast pre 4 The earth is weak, and pared the light and the sun. all the inhabiters thereof: I

18 Thou hast set all the bear up the pillars of it. borders of the earth ; thou 5 I said unto the fools, Deal hast made summer and win- not so madly ; and to the unter.

godly, Set not up your horn. 19 Remember this, O Lord, 6 Set nut up your horn on how the enemy hath rebuked ; high, and speak not with a and how the foolish people stiffneck : hath blasphemed thy name. 7 For promotion cometh

20 () deliver not the soul of neither from the east, nor from thy turtle-dove unto the mul- the west, nor yet from the titude of the enemies; and south. forget not the congregation of 8 And why? God is the the poor for ever.

Judge ; he putteth down one, 21 Look upon the covenant; and setteth up another. for all the earth is full of dark 9 For in the hand of the ness and cruel habitations. Lord there is a cup, and the

22 O let not the simple go wine is red; it is full mixt, away ashamed ; but let the and he poureth out of the same. poor and needy give praise 10 As for the dregs thereof,, unto thy Name.

all the ungodly of the earth 23 Arise, O God, maintain shall drink them, and suck thine own cause ; remember them out. how the foolish man blasphem 11 But I will talk of the God eth thee daily.

of Jacob, and praise him for 24 Forget not the voice of ever. thine enemies : the presump

12 All the horns of the untion of them that hate thee godly also will I break, and increaseth ever more and the horns of the righteous more.

shall be exalted.

Psalm lxxvi. Notus in Judæa. 2 In the time of my trouble
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N Jury is God known ; his I sought the Lord : my sore
Name is great in Israel. ran, and ceased not in the

2 At Salem is his taberna- night-season ; my soul refused cle, and his dwelling in Sion. comfo!t.

3 There brake he the ar 3 When I am in heaviness, rows of the bow, the shield, I will think upon God; when the sword, and the battle. my heart is vexed, I will com

4 Thou art of more honour plain. and might than the hills of the 4 Thou holdest mine eyes robbers.

waking : I am so feeble that I 5 The proud are robbed ; cannot speak. they have slepttheir sleep; and 5 I have considered the all the men whose hands were days of old, and the years mighty, have found nothing that are past.

6 At thy rebuke, O God of 6 I call to remembrance my Jacob, both the chariot and song, and in the night I comhorse are fallen.

mune with mine own heart, 7 Thou, even thou art to be and search out my spirits. feared ; and who may stand in! 7 Will the Lord absent himthy sight, when thou artangry. for ever; and will he be

8 Thou didst cause thy judg-140 more intreated ? ment to be heard from heaven;! 8 Is his mercy clean gone the earth trembled, and was for ever ; and is his promise still,

come utterly to an end for 9 When God arose to judg-evermore? ment, and to help all the meck 9 Hath God forgotten to be

gracious; and will he shut up 10 The fierceness of man his loving-kindness in displeashall turn to thy praise, and sure ? the fierceness of them shalt 10 And I said, It is mine thou refrain.

own infirmity ; but I will re11 Promise unto the Lord member the years of the right your God, and keep it, all ye hand of the Most Highest. that are round about him ; 11 I will, amember th: bring presents unto him that works of the Lord,' and call ought to be feared.

to mind the wonders of old 12 He shall refrain the spi. time. rit of princes, and is wonderfull 12 I will think also of all among the kings of the earth. thy works, and my talking Psalm lxxvii. Voce mea ad shall be of thy doings. Dominum.

13 Thy way, O God, is I WILL

CCR unten God with holy i who is so great a God will I cry with my voice, and 14 Thou art the God that he shall hearken unto me. doeth wonders, and hast de

upon earth.

clared thy power among the forefatliers to teach their chilpeople.

dren. 15 Thou hast mightily de- 6 That their posterity might livered thy people, even the know it, and the children sons of Jacob and Joseph. which were yet unborn ;

16 The waters saw thee, 7 To the intent that when O God, the waters saw thee, they came up, they might show and were afraid ; the depths their children the same ; also were troubled.

8 That they might put their 17 The clouds poured out trust in God; and not to forwater, the air thundered, and get the works of God, but to thine arrows went abroad. keep his cognmandments;

18 The voice of thy thun- 9 And not to be as their der was heard round about ; forefathers, a faithless and the lightnings shone upon the stubborn generation; a geneground ; the earth was moved, ration that set not their heart and shook withal.

aright, and whose spirit cleav. 19 Thy way is in the sea, eth not steadfastly unto God. and thy paths in the great wa

10 Like as the children of ters, and thy foot-steps Ephraim ; who being harnasnot known.

sed, and carrying bows, tarned 20 Thou leddest thy people themselves back in the day of like sheep, by the hand of battle. Moses and Aaron.

11 They kept not the coveEVENING PRAYER.

nant of God, and would not

walk in bis law. Psalm Ixxviii. Attendite,

12 But forgat what he had popule.

done, and the wonderful (EAR my law, O my peo- works that he had showed for

ple ; incline your ears them. unto the words of my mouth. 13 Marvellous things did he

2 I will open my mouth in in the sight of our forefathers, a parable ; I will declare hard in the land of Egypt, even in sentences of old.

the field of Zoan. 3 Whicia int have heard and 14 He divided the sea, and known, and such as our fathers let them go through ; he made have told us;

the waters to stand on an heap. 4 That we should not hide 15 In the day time also he them from the children of the led them with a cloud, and all generations to come ; but to the night through with a light show the honour of the Lord, of fire. his mighty and wonderful 16 He clave the hard rocks works that he hath done. in the wilderness, and gave

5 He made a covenant with them drink thereof, as it had Jacob, and gave Israel a law, been out of the great depth. which he commanded our 17 He brought waters out

of the stony rock, so that it 30 So they aid eat and were gushed out like the rivers, filled; for he gave them their

18 Yet for all this, they sin- own desire : they were not ned more against him, and disappointed of their lust. provoked the Most Highest in 31 But while the meat was the wilderness.

yet in their mouths, the heavy 19 They tempted God in wrath of God came upon them, their hearts, and required and slew the wealthiest of meat for their lust.

them ; yea, and sinote down 20 They spake against God the chosen men that were in also, saying, Shall God pre- Israel. pare a table in the wilderness ? 32 But for all this, they sin

21 He smote the stony rock ned yet more, and believed indeed, that the water gushed not his wondrous works. out, and the streams flowed) 33 Therefore their days did withal ; but can he give bread he consume in vanity, and their also, or provide flesh for his years in trouble. people ?

34 When he slew them, 22 When the Lord heard they sought him, and turned this, he was wroth; so the them early, and inquired after fire was kindled in Jacob, and God. there came up heavy displea 35 And they remembered sure against Israel; that God was their strength,

23 Because they believed and that the high God was not in God, and put not their their Redeemer. trust in his help.

36 Nevertheless, they did 24 So he commanded the but flatter him with their clouds above, and opened the mouth, and dissembled with doors of heaven.

him in their tongue. 25 He rained down Manna 37 For their heart was not also upon them for to eat, and whole with him, neither coggave them food from heaven. tinued they steadfast in his co

26 So man did eat angels' venant. food; for he sent them meat 38 But he was so merciful, enough.

that he forgave their misdeeds, 27 He caused the east wind and destroyed them not. to blow under heaven ; and 39 Yea, many a iime turn. through his power he brought led he his wrath away, and in the south-west wind. would not suffer his whole dis

28 He rained flesh upon pleasure to arise. them as thick as dust, and 40 For he considered that feathered fowls like as the sand they were bul flesh, and that of the sea.

they were even a wind that 29 He let it fall among their passeth away, and cometh not tents, even round about their again. habitation.

41 Many a time did they

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