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5. And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy command 6 I will speak of thy testimonies alfo,even beforekings and will not be ashamed.

7. And my delight shall be in thy commandments: which I have loved. 8 My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandment which I have loved : and my study shall be in thy fta


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Menor esto servi tui. Think upon thy servant,as concerning thy word wherein thou hast caused me to put my trust.

2 The same is my comfort in my trouble: for thy word hath quickned me.

3 The prond have had me exceedingly in derision: yet haye I not shrinked from thy law.

4 For I remembred thine everlasting judgments, O Lord and received comfort. $ I am horribly afraid : for the ungodly, that forsake thy law,

6 Thy statutes have been my songs: in the house of my pilgrimage... 71 have thought upon thy name, O Lord, in the nightSeason : and have kept thy law. 8 This I had : because I kept thy commandments. •

· Portio mea, Domine, , Hou art my portion, O Lord : I have promised to keep thy law. 2. I made my humble petition in thy presence with my whole heart : O be merciful unto me according to thy. word.

3 I called mine own ways to remembrance: and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. 4 I made halte, and prolonged not the time : to keep thy commandments. 5 The congregations of the ungodly have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.

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6 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee: because of thy righteous judgments.

7 I am a companion of all them that fear thee :: and keep thy commandments.

8 The earth, O Lord, is full of thy mercy : O teach me thy statutes.

Bonitatem fecifti. O Lord, thou haft dealt graciously with thy fervant :

. 2 O learn me true understanding and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.

3 Before I was troubled I went wrong: but now have I kept thy word.

4 Thou art good and gracious : O teach me thy statutes.

s The proud have imagined a ly against me : but I will keep thy commandments with my whole heart.

6 Their heart is as fat as brawn : but my delight hath been in thy law.

7 It is good for me that I have been in trouble: thąt I may learn thy statutes.

8 The law of thy mouth is dearer unto me: then thoufands of gold and silver.

Evening Prayer.

Manus the fecerunt me. *Hy hands have made me and fashioned me : O give


2 They that fear thee will be gład when they see me: because I have put my trust in thy word.

3 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right: and that thou of very faithfulness haft caused me to be troubled. 1 40 let thy merciful kindness be my comfort: according to thy word unto thy servant.

5 o ket thy lovirg. mercies com unto me, that I may live; for thy law is my delight


6 Let the proud be confounded, for they go wickedly about to destroy me : but I will be occupied in thy commandments.

7 Let such as fear thee, and have known thy testimonies : be turned unto me.' 80 Let my heart be found in thy statutes : that I be not

O alhamed.

Defecit anima mea.
Y soul hath longed for thy falvation: and I have

La good hope because of thy word. 2 Mine eyes long fore for thy word: saying, O when wilt thou comfort me?

3 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke : yet do I not forget thy statutes. 4 How many are the days of thy servant: when wilt thou be avenged of them that persecute me? $ The proud have digged pits for me: which are not after thy law.

6 All thy commandments are true: they persecute me falsly, O be thou my help. 7 They had almost made an end of me upon earth: but lforsook not thy commandments.

80 quicken me after thy loving kindness: and so ihall 1 keep the testimonies of thy mouth.

In æternum, Domine.
O Lord, thy word : endureth for ever in heaven.

2 Thy truth also remaineth from one generation to another : thou hast laid the foundation of the earth, and it abideth.

3 They continue this day according to thy ordinance : for all things íerve thee.

4If my delight had not been in thy law : I should have perished in my trouble.

Slwill never forget thy commandments: for with them thou hast quickned me.

o I am thine, O fave me: for I have foughtthy commandments.



7 The ungodly laid wait for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

8 I see that all things come to an end : but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

Quomodo dilexi.
Ord, what love have I unto thy law : all the day long

is my study in it. 2 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser then mine enemies : for they are ever with me.

3 I have more understanding then my teachers: for thy testimonies are my study. 4 I am wiser then the aged : because I keep thy com.

. mandments.

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s I have refrained my feet from every evil way: that] may keep thy word.

6 I have not fhrunk from thy judgments: for thoi teachelt me.

7 O how sweet are thy words unto my throat: yea. . sweeter then honey unto my mouth. .

8 Through thy commandments I get understanding : therefore I hate all evil ways.

Morning Prayer.

Lucerna pedibus meis. "Hy word is a lantern unto my feet : and a light unto

my paths. 2 I have sworn, and am fted faftly purposed: to keep thy righteous judgments.

3 I am troubled above measure : quicken me, O Lord, according to thy word.

4 Let the free-will-offerings of my mouth please thee, O Lord : and teach me thy judgments.

5 My soul is alway in my hand : yet do I not forget thy law. 6 The ungodly have laid a friare for ine: but yet

I fwerved not from thy commandments. 17 Thy testimonies have I claimed as mine heritage for ever : and why? they are the very joy of

my heart.

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8 I have applied my heart to fulfil thy itatutes alway even unto the end.

Iniquos odio habui. Hate them that imagine evil things : but thy law do

I love. 2 Thou art my defence and field : and my trust is in thy word.

3 Away from me, ye wicked: I will keep the commandments of my God. 4 O stablish me according to thy word, that I may live : and let me not be disappointed of my hope.

$ Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe : yea, my delight Nall be ever in thy statutes.

6 Thou hast troden down all them that depart from thy ftatutes : for they imagine but deceit. 7 Thou puttest away all the ungodly of the earth like drofs: therefore I love thy testimonies.

8 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee: and I am afraid of thy judgments.

Feci judicium. Deal with the thing that is lawful and right: 0 give

me not over unto mine oppre!Tours. 2 Make thou thy servant to delight in that which is good : that the proud do me no wrong.

3 Mine eyes are wasted away with looking for thy health : and for the word of thy righteousness.

O deal with thy servant according unto thy loving mercy : and teach me thy statutes.

$ I am thy servant, O grant me understanding : that ] I may know thy teftinonies. 6 It is time for thee,Lord,to lay to thine land: for they have destroyed thy law.

7 For I love thy commandments : above gold and precious stone. 8 Therefore hold I strait all thy commandments : an "false ways I utterly abhor.


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