Imatges de pÓgina
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No fear was ; for God hath · 2 Take heed unto me, and broken the bones of him that hear me, bow I mourn in my besieged thee; thou hast put prayer, and am vexed. them to confusion, because 3 The enemy crieth fo, and

3 God hath despised them. the ungodly cometh on so fast;

Oh that the salvation were for they are minded to do me given unto Israel out of Sion! some mischief, so maliciously Oh that the Lord would deliver are they set against me. his people out of captivity! 4 My heart is difquieted

8 Then should Jacob re- within me, and the fear of joice, and Ifrael should be death

is fallen upon mer i right glad.

5 Fearfulness and trem.

: Psalm

liv. Deus, in Nomine. bling are come upon me, and AVE me, O God, for thy an horrible dread hath over

Name's sake, and avenge whelmed me. me in thy strength.

6. And I said, Oh that I 2 Hear my prayer, O God, had wings like a dove, for and hearken unto the words then would I flee away, and of my mouth:

be at reft. 3. For strangers are risen 7 Lo, then would I get up against me, and tyrants, me away far off, and remain which have not God before in the wilderness., 1:11 their eyes, feek after my soul. ,

8 I would make hafte to 1 4 Behold, God is my help- escape, becaufe of the story er; the Lord is with them wind and tempeft. 11 480 that uphold my soul.

9 Destroy their tongues, Say He shall reward evil unto O Lord, and divide them; mine enemies : destroy thou for I have fpied unrighteousthem in thy truth. » nefs and strife in the city' 3

6. An offering of a free 10 Day and night they go heart will I give thee, and about within the walls therepraise thy Name, O Lord'; of; mischief alfo and sorrow because it is so comfortable... are in the midft of it. ü

7 For he hath delivered II Wickedness is therein; me out of all my troublet; deceit and guile go not out of and mine eye hath seen his their ftreets.... 19301 9.54 desire upon mine enemies. 1 .12 For it is not an open Pfalm lv. Exaudi, Deus. enemy that hath done me

EAR my prayer, 10 this dishonour, for then I

Gol, and hide:not could have borne ita si thyself from my petitiona dt d. 13. Neither was-it mine




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adversary that did magnify thee, and shall not suffer the himself against me; for then righteous to fall for ever, peradventure I would have 24 And as for them, thous hid myself from him : O God, shalt bring them inte

14 But it was even thou, the pit of deftruction. my companion, my guide, and 25 The blood-thirsty and mine own familiar friend. deceitful men shall not live

15 We took sweet counsel out half their days: never, together, and walked in the theless, my truft shall be in house of God as friends. thee, O Lord. ??

16 Let death come hastily upon them, and let them go

The Eleventh Day. down quick into hell.; for

MORNING PRAYER. wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them. Psalm lvi. Miferere mei, Deus, I 19. As for me, I will call

E merciful unto me, Q upon God, and the Lord

God, for mangoethabout thall save me.

to devour me'; he is daily 18 In the evening, and fighting and troubling me. morning, and at noon-day, 2 Mine enemies are daily in will I pray, and that instantly; hand to swallow me

up ;

for and he shall hear my voice. they be many that fight against © 19: It is he that hath deliver- me, O thou Moft Highest. I ed my soul in peace, from the 3. Nevertheless, though I battle that was against me ; am sometimes afraid, yet put for there were many with I my truft in thee. 05

4 I will praise God because ::"20 Yea, even God that en- of his word : I have put my dureth for ever, fhah hear me, trust in God, and will not fear and bring them down; for they what felh can do unto me. will not turn, nor fear God. 5 They daily mistake mý

21 He laid his hands upon words; all that they imagine such as be at peace with him, is to do me evil. and he brake his covenart. 6 They hold all together, ! 22 The words of his mouth and keep themselves clofe, were softer than butter, hay- and mark my steps, when they ing warin his heart ; his words lay wait for my souls and were smoother than oil, and 7 Shall they escape for their yet be they very swords. wickedness thou, O God,

23 O cast thy burthen upon in thy displeasure, shalt caft the Lord, and he thall nourish them down.


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• 8 Thou tellest my wander- $ And I lie even among

5 ings : put my tears into thy: the children of men, that are bottle : are not these things set on fire, whose teeth are noted in thy book ?

spears and arrows, and their 9 Whensoever I call upon tongue a sharp sword. thee, then shall mine enemies 6 Set up thyself, O God, be put to flight ; this I know; above the heavens, and thy for God is on my side. glory above all the earth. 2, 10 In God's word wi Ill

7. They have laid a net for rejoice ; in the Lord's word my feet, and pressed down my. will I comfort me.

foul; they have digged a pit n Yea, in God have I put before me, and are fallen into my trust; I will not be afraid the midst of it themselves. what man can do unto me. 8 My heart is fixed, O

12 Unto thee, O God, will God, my heart is fixed ; I I pay my vows ; unto thee will fing, and give praise. will I give thanks.

9 Awake up, my glory ; 13 For thou hast delivered awake, lute and harp: I mymy soul from death, and my self will awake right early. feet from falling, that I may 10 I will give thanks unto walk before God in the light thee, O Lord, among the of the living

people, and I will sing unto Psalm lvii. Miferere mei, Deus. thee among the nations.

E merciful unto me, O 11 For the greatness of thy

God, be merciful unto mercy reacheth unto the heame; for my soul truiteth in vens, and thy truth unto the thee; and under the shadow clouds. of thy wings shall be my re- 12 Set up thyself, O God, fuge, until this tyranny be above the heavens, and thy overpast.

glory above all the earth.. 2 I will call unto the most Psalm lviii. Si vere utique. high God, even unto God RE set upon

ye which I have in hand.

congregation and do ye 3 He shall send from hea- judge the thing that is right, ven, and save me from the Oye sons of men ? seproof of him that would 2 Yea, ye imagine mif

chief in your heart, upon the 4

God shall send forth his earth, and your hands deal mercy and truth: my soul is with wickedness.

3 The ungodly are froward,

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eat me up

among lions.

even from their mother's womb; as foon as they are horn, they go aftray, and speak lies.

4 They are as venomous as the poison of a ferpent, even like the deaf adder, that stoppeth her ears; 15 Which refuseth to hear the voice of the charmer, charm he never fo wifely.

6 Break their teeth, O God, in their mouths; fmite thei jaw-bones of the lions, O Lord let them fall away like water that runneth apace, and when they fhoot their arrows, let them be rooted out.

7 Let them confume away like a fail, and be like the untimely fruit of a woman; and let them not fee the fun.

8 Or ever your pots be made hot with thorns, fo let indignation vex him, even as a thing that is raw.

9 The righteous fhall rejoice, when he feeth the vengeance; he fhall wash his footsteps in the blood of the ungodly.

10 So that a man thall fay, Verily there is a reward for the righteous; doubtless there is a God that judgeth the earth.

2 O deliver me from the wicked doers, and fave me from the blood-thirsty men.


EVENING PRAYER. Pfalm lix. Eripe me de inimicis. ELIVER me from mine enemies, O God; defend me from them that rise up against me.


3 For lo, they lie waiting for my foul; the mighty men are gathered against me, with out any offence or fault of me, O Lord.

4 They run and prepare themselves without my fault; arife thou therefore to help me, and behold.

5 Stand up, O Lord God of hofts, thou God of Ifrael, to vifit all the heathen, and be not merciful unto them that offend of malicious wickedness.

6 They go to and fro in the evening, they grin like a dog, and run about through the city."

7 Behold, they speak with their mouth, and fwords are in their lips; for who doth hear?

8 But thou, O Lord, fhalt have them in derifion, and thou fhalt laugh all the heathen to fcorn.

9 My strength will I afcribet unto thee; for thou art the God of my refuge.

10 God fhoweth me his goodness plenteously and God fhall let me fee my defire upon mine enemies.

11 Slay them not, left my people forget it; but featter them abroad among the people, and put them down, O Lord, our defence.

12 For the fin of their mouth, and for the words of

theirlips,they shall be taken in for such as fear thee, that their pride - and why ? their they may triumph because preaching is of cursing and of the truth. lies.

5 Therefore were thy be 13 Consume them in thy loved delivered: help me with wrath ; consume them, that thy right hand, and hear meu they may perish, and know 6 God hath fpoken in his that it is God that ruleth in holiness, I will rejoice and Jacob, and unto the ends of divide Sichem, and mete out the world. I.

the valley of Succoth. *** 14 Andin the evening they 7

Gilead is mine, and Mawill return, grin like a dog, nafses is mine ; Ephraim allo

; and will go about the city is the strength of my head;

15. They will run here and Judah is my law-giver ;;!, , there for meat, and grudge if 8 Moab is my walh-pot ; they be not satisfied. over Edom will I cast out my

16 As for me, I will fing of shoe ; Philiftia, be thou gladi thy power, and will praise thy of me. mercy betimes in the morn- . 9 Who will lead me into ing ; for thou hast been my the strong city? who will defence and refuge in the day bring me into Edom do I'll be of my trouble.

10 Haft not thou cast us. 17

Unto thee, O my out, O God? wilt not thou, strength, will I sing; for thou, O God, go out with our fiofts? O God, art my refuge, and 11 O be thou our help in my merciful God.

trouble ; for vain is the help

of man. Plalm 1x. Deus repulifti nos.

12 Through God will we God, thou hast cast us do great acts; for it is he that

out, and scattered us shall tread down our enemies. abroad, thou hast also been displeased : 0 turn thee unto Psalm lxi. Exaudi, Deus. us again.

EAR my crying, O 2 Thou hast moved the God, give ear unto land, and divided it : heal the my prayer. fores thereof, for it shaketh, 2 From the ends of the

3 Thou hast showed thy earth will I call upon thee, people heavy things'; thou when my heart is in heaviness. haft given us a drink of dead- 3 let me up upon the ly, wine,

rock that is bigher than I ; 4 Thou hast given a token for thou hast been my hopes


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