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20 And why? their communing is not for peace : but they imagine deceitful words against them that are quiet in the land. I 21 They gaped upon me with their mouths,and said Fie on thee, fie on thee, we saw it with our eyes.

22 This thou haft feen, O Lord: hold not thy tongue then, go not far from me, O Lord.

23 Awake and stand up to judge my quarrel : avenge thou my cause, my God, and my Lord.

24 Judge me, O Lord my God, according to thy righteousness : and let them not triumph over me. 25Letthemnot fay in their hearts, There, there, so would we have it:neither let them say, We have devoured him.

26 Let them be put to confusion and shame together, that rejoyce at my trouble : let them be clothed with rebuke and dishonour, that boast themselves against me.

27 Let them be glad and rejoyce, that favour my righteous dealing: yea, let them say alway, Blessed be the Lord,who hath pleasure in the prosperity of his fervant.

28 And as for my tongue, it shall be talking of thy righteousness : and of thy praise all the day long.

Dixit injuftus. Pfal. 36.
Y heart sheweth me the wickedness of the un-

godly:that there is no fear of God before hiseyes. 2 For he flattereth himself in his own fight : until his abominable sin be found out. 3 The words of his mouth are unrighteous, and full of deceit: he hath left off to behave himself wisely, and to do good.

4. He imagineth mischief upori his bed, and hath set himself in no good way : neither doch he abhor any thing that is evil.

5 Thy mercy,O Lord, reacheth unto the heavens : and thy faithfulness unto the clouds.

6 Thy righteousness standethlikethe strong mountains: thy judgments are like the great deep: 7 Thou, Lord, halt save & beaft: How excel


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12 There are they fallen,all that work wickedness they are cast down, and shall not be able to handaris 07: .

Evening Prayeros lu

Noli æmulari. Pfal. 37. Álo FRet not thy felf because of the ingodly: sueither be

, thou envious against the eyil doerson isih it! 2 For they fall foon be cut down likethe grass:and be withered even asthe green herb. LLOGUES 13 Put thou thy trust in the Lord, and be doing good : dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. 4 Delight thou in the Lord: and helfall give thee thy hearts desire.

$ Commit thy way imto the Lord, and put thy trust in him: and he shall bring it to pafs..?

ti: 6 He fhall make thy righteousness as clear as the light: and thy just dealing as the noon-day. I

7 Hold thee still in the Lord, and abide patiently upon him:but grieve not thy felf at him,whose way doth profper, against the man that doeth after evil counsels. 'n

8 Leave off from wrath and let go difpleasure:Fret not thy felf, else shalt thou be moved to do evil. 9Wicked doers shall be rooted out:and they that patin éntly abide the Lord, those fliall inherit the land. 10 Yet a little while, and the ungodly shall be clean gone; thou thalt look after his place, and he shall be awava

11 But the meek-spirited'shall poffers the earth: and shall be refreshed in the multitude of peace.

12 The ungodly seeketh counsel against the just : and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

13 The Lord fhall laugh him to scorn:for he hath seen that his day is coming. 1101:. One 30.

14 The ungodly have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bowito cast down the poor and needy,and to flay such as are of a right conversation.

15 Their sword fhall go through their own heart: and their bow shallbe broken. I

16 A small thing that the righteous hath:is better then great riches of the ungodly man

. 17 For the arms of the ungodly shall be broken:and the Lord upholdeth the righteous

18 The Lord knoweth the days of the godly:and their inheritance shall endure for ever.

19 They shall not be confounded in the perilous time? and in the days of dearth they shall have enough.

20As for the ungodly,they shall perish and the enemies of the Lord Shall consume as the fat of lambs : yea,even as the smoke fhall' they consume away.

21 The ungodly borroweth,and payeth not again: but the righteous is merciful and liberal.

22 Such as are blessed of God, fhall possess the land:and they that are cursed of him, shall be rooted out! :23 The Lord ordereth a good mans going and maketh his way acceptable to himself. í

24 Though he fall, he shalt not be cast away : for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.

25I have been young,&now am old:and yet faw I never the righteous forsaken, nor his feed begging their bread.

26 The righteous is ever merciful, and: lendeth : and his feed is blelled.

27 Flee from evil and do the thing that is good: and dwell for evermore. 28 For the Lord loveth the thing that is right:he forfaketh not his that be godly,but they are preserved for ever

29 The unrighteous fhall be punished: as for the feed o the ungodly, it shall be rooted out.

30 The righteous fhall inherit the land:and dwell there in for ever.

31 The mouth of the righteous is exercised in wisdom and his tongue will be talking of judgment.

32 The law of his God is in his heart: and his going Mall not slide.

33 The ungodly seeth the righteous, and seeketli occasion to slay him.

34 The Lord will not leave him in his hand : nor condemn him when he is judged. 35Hope thou in the Lord, and keep his way,and he shall promote thee, that thou shalt possess the land : when the ungodly shall perish, thou shalt see it.

38 I my self have seen the ungodly in great power:and flourishing like a green bay-tree.

37 I went by, and lo, he was gone : I fought him, but his place could no where be found.

38Keep innocency,and take heed unto the thing that is right : for that shall bring a man peace at the last.

39 As for the transgressours, they shall perish together: and the end of the ungodly is, They shall be rooted out at the last.

40 But the salvation of the righteous cometh of the Lord : who is also their strength in the time of trouble.

41 And the Lord shall stand by them and save them:he fall deliver them from the ungodly,and shall save them, because they put their trust in him.

Morning Prayer

Domine, ne in furore. Pfal. 38. Ut me not to rehuke, O Lord, in thine anger : neither

chaften me in thy heavy difpleasure. 2 For thine arrows stick fast in mre: and thy hand pres feth me fore. 3 There is no health in my feth, hesaufe of the displeat



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4 For my wickednesses are gone over my head : and are like a sore burden, too heavy for me to bear.

5 My wounds stink and are corrupt : through my foolilhness.

6 I am brought into fo great trouble and misery: that I go mourning all the day long.

7 For my loyns are filled with a fore disease : and there is no whole part in my body. 8 I am feeble and fore smitten: I have rored for the very difquietness of my heart.

9 Lord, thou knowest all my desire: and my groaning is not hid from thee.

10 My heart panteth,my strength hath failed me; and the light of mine eyes is gone from me.

11 My lovers and my neighbours did stand looking upon my trouble: and my kinsmen stood afar off.

12 They also that fought after my life, laid snares for me ! and they that went about to do me evil, talked of wickedness, and imagined deceit all the day long.

13 As for me, I was like a deaf man and heard not.and as one that is dumb, who doth not open his mouth.

14 I became even as a man that heareth not: and in whose mouth are no reproofs.

Is For in thee, O Lord, have I put my trust: thou shalt answer for me, O Lord my God. .

16 I have required that they even mine enemies, should not triumph over me : for when my foot slipt, they rejoyced greatly against me. 17 And I, truly, am set in the plague: and my heaviness is ever in my fight.

18 For I will confess my wickedness : and be sorry for 19 Buț mine enemies live, and are mighty : and they that hate me wrongfully are many in number.

20 They also that reward evil for good, are against


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