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Exandi, Deus. Pfal. 55.
Ear my prayer, O God: and hide not thy self from

my petition. 2 Take heed unto me, and hear me: how I mouincin my prayer, and am vexed. * 9r+bozein

3 The enemy crieth so, and the ungodly cometh on fo falt: for they are minded to do me some mischief, fo maliciously are they set against me.

milli 4 My heart is disquieted within me: and the fear of death is fallen upon me.

s Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me; and an horrible dread hath over-whelmed me.

6 And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove: for then would I flee away, and be at rest.

7L0, then would I get me away far off : and remain in the wilderness..

8 I would make haste to escape : because of the stormy wind and tempeft. · 9 Destroy their tongues O Lord, and divide them:for I have spied unrighteousness, and strife in the city. · 10Day and night they go about within the walls thereof : mischief also, and sorrow are in the midst of it.

u Wickedness is therein: deceit and guile go not out of their streets.

12 For it is not an open enemy, that hath done me this dilhonour for then I could have born it.

13 Neither was it mine adversary that did magnifie himself against me: for then peradventure I would have hid my felf from him.::;itbus ..

1915'te . 14 But it was even thou, my companion : my guide, and mine own familiar friend.

15 We took fweet counsel together and walked in the house of God as friends. :-16 Let death come hastily upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickednefs is in their dwel ines, and among them:

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17 As for me,I will call upon God: and the Lord thall save me.

18 In the evening and morning, and at noon-day will I pray, and that instantly, and he shall hear my voice.

i9 It is hethat hath delivered my soul in peace, from the battel that was againft me: for there were many with me.

20 Yea,even Godthat endureth forever, shall hear me, and bring them down : for they will not turn, nor fear God.

21 He laid his hands upon such as be at peace with him: and he brake his covenant.

22 The words of his mouth were fofter then butter,having war in his heart:his words were smoother then oyl, and yet be they very swords.

23 O cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall nourish thee:and Mall not suffer the righteous to fall for ever.

24 And as for them: thou, O God, shalt bring them into the pit of deftruction..

25 The bloud-thirsty, and deceitful men shall not live out half their days: nevertheless,my trust thall be in thee, O Lord.

Morning Prayer.

Miserere mei, Deus. Pfal. 56. BE merciful unto me, O God, for man goeth about to

devour me: þeis daily fighting, and troubling me. 2Mine enemies are daily in hand to swallow me up:for they be many that fight against me, thou most Highest.

3. Neverthelefs though I am sometime afraid:yet put I my trust in thee.

4 I will praise God because of his word:I have put my trust in God, and will not fear what flesh can do.unto me...'

sThey daily mistake my words:all that they imagine, is to do me evil.

6 They hold all together, and keep themselves close : and mark my steps, when they lay wait for my soul,


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Shall they escape for their wickedness: thou, God, in thy displeasure ihalt cast them down.

8Thou tellest my fittings, put my tears into thy bottle: are not these things noted in thy book pri B:

9 Whenfoever I call upon thee, then shall mine enemies be put te flight: this I know.; for God is on my side. 10 n Gods word will I rejoyce:in the Lords word will I comfort me. 11 Yea, in God have I put my trust:Lwill not be afraid

. what man can do unto me.

12 Unto thee, O God, will I pay my vows.: unto thee will I give thanks.

13 For thou haft delivered my soul from death and my feet from falling that I may walk before God in the light of the living

Miferere mei, Deus. Pfal. 57: E merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me, of thy wings shall be my refuge until this tyranny be over-past..

2 I will call unto the most high God': even unto the God that shall perform the cause which I have in hand.

3 He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproof of him, that would eat me up. 4 God shall send forth his mercy and truth::my foul is 5 And I lie even among the children of men, that are:

, et on fire :: whose. teeth are spears, and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

6 Set up thy self, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all the earth.. 7 They have laid a net for my feet, and presled down ny soul: they have digged a pic before me and are fak en into the midst of it themselves.

8 My heart is fixed, O. Godi,niy heart is fixed: I will ang and give praise.

9. Awake.

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9 Awake up, my glory ; :awake lute, and harp: I felf will awake right early.

10 I will give thanks unto thee,, O. Lord, among the people : and I will sing unta thee among the nations.

u for the greatness of thy mercy reacheth unto the Heavens : and thy truth unto the clouds.

12 Set up thy self, God, above the heavens.: and thy glory above all the earth.

Si vere utique. Pfal. 58.
Re your minds set upon righteousness, Oye congre

gation.: and do ye judge the thing that is right, ye sons of men ? 2 Yea, ye imagine mischief in your heart upon the earth: and your hands deal with wickedness.

3. The ungodly are froward, even from their mothers womb: as soon as they are born, they go astray, and speak lies.

4 They are as venemous as the poyson of a serpent: even like the deafadder that stoppeth her ears;

s Which refuseth to hear the voice of the.charmer : charm he never so wisely.

6 Break their teeth, God; in their mouthes: smite the jaw-bonies of the lions, O Lord : let them fallaway like water that runneth apace, and when they shoot their arrows, let them be rooted out..

7 Let them consume away like a snail, and be like the untimely fruit of a woman: and let them not. see the fun. 8 Or everyour pots be made hot with thorns:fo let indignation vex hiin, even as a thing that is raw.

9 The righteous íhall rejoyce, when he seeth the vengeance:he Ihall wash his footsteps in the bloud of the ungodly.

10 So, that a man shall say,Verily there is a reward far the righteous: doubtless there is a God that judgeth this earth.


Evening Prayer.
Eripe me de inimicis. Pfal. 59.

: defend me

from them that rise up against me. 2 O deliver me from the wicked doers : and fave me from the bloud-thirsty men.

3 For lo,they lie waiting for my soul : the mighty men are gathered against me without any offence or fault of me, O Lord.

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

5 Stand up, O Lord God of hosts, thou God of Israel, to visit 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 swords are in their lips; for who doth hear?

s 8 But thou, O Lord,fhalt have them in derision:and.thou shalt laugh.all the heathen to fcorn. 9 My strength will I ascribe unto thee: for thou art the God of my refuge.

10 God fheweth me his goodness plenteously:and God hall let me see my defire upon mine enemies. 1.1 Slay them not, left my people forget it: but scatter hem abroad among the people, and put them down, Lord our defence.

12 For the fin. of their mouth, and for the words of heir lips they shall be taken in their pride : and why? heir preaching is of cursing and lies. 13 Consume them in thy wrath, consunie them, that hey may perish: and know that it is God that ruleth in acob, and unto the ends of the world. 14 And in the evening they will return:grin like a dog, nd will go about the city. 15 They will run here and there for meat, and grudge. f they be not satisfied.

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