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2 The hills ftand about Jerusalem: even to standeth the Lord round about his people, from this time forth for evermore. 3 For the rod of the ungodly cometh not into the lot of the righteous : left the righteous put their hand unto wickedness.

Do well, O Lord: unto those that are good and true of heart.

5 As for such as turn back unto their own wickedness: the Lord shall lead them forth with the evil doers, but peace shall be upon Ifrael.

Evening Prayer.
In convertendo. Pfal. 126.
Hen the Lord turned again the captivity of



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2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter : and our tongue with joy. 3 Then said they among the heathen: The Lord hată done great things for them.

4 Yea, the Lord hath done great things for us already: whereof we rejoyce. 5 Turn our captivity, O Lord : as the rivers in the fouth.

6 They that fow in tears : shall reap in joy. ? He that now goeth on his way weeping, and beareth forth good seed: Ihall doubtless come again with joy,and bring his sheayes with him.

Nifi Dominus. Pfal. 127. El cep the bird build the house : their labour is bit

lost that 2 Except the Lord keep the city : the watchman waketh but in vain. 3 It is but lost labour that ye haste to rise up early, and lo late take rest, and eat the bread of carefulness : for Jo he giveth his beloved sleep. 4 Lo, children and the fruit of the womb : are an herifage and gift that cometh of the Lord.

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Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant : even so are the young children.

6 Happy is the inan that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.

Beati omnes. Pfal. 128. Blefed are all they that fear the Lord : and walk in

2 For thou shalt eat the labours of thine hands : well is thee, and happy shalt thou be.

3 Thy wife shall be as the fruitful vine : upon the walls of thine house.

4 Thy children like the olive-branches : round about thy table.

5 Lo,thus shall the man be blessed: that feareth the Lord 6 The Lord from out of Sion shall so bless thee: tha thou shalt see Jerusalem in prosperity all thy life long.

7 Yea, that thou shalt see thy childrens children: an peace upon Ifrael.

Sæpe expugnaverunt. Pfal. 129.

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: but they have not prevailed against me. 1 3 The plowers plowed upon my back : and made lon furrows.

4 But the righteous Lord : hath hewn the frares of th ungodly in pieces. 5

Let them be confounded and turned backward : a many as have evil will at Sion.

6 Let them be even as the grass growing upon the house tops : which withereth afore it be plucked up.

7 Whereof the mower filleth not his hand: neither he that bindeth up the sheaves, his bosom.

8 So that they who go by fay not so much as, The Lor prosper you : we wish you good luck in the Name of th Lord.

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De profundis. Pfal. 130. ut of the deep have I called unto thee, O Lord.

Lord, hear my voice. 2 Olet thine ears consider well : the voice of my complaint.

3 If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is donc amifs : O Lord, who may abide it? 4 For there is mercy with thee : therefore shalt thou be

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s I look for the Lord, my foul doth wait for him: in his word is my trust.

6 My soul fleeth unto the Lord : before the morning watch, I say, before the morning watch.

70 Israel, frust in the Lord, for with the Lord there i mercy: and with him is plenteous redemption. 8 And he shall redeem Ifrael : from all his sins.

Domine, non eft. Pfal. 13.1. Lord, I am not high-minded : I have no prouce

. 2 I do not exercise my self in great matters : whic are too high for me.

3 But 'I refrain my soul, and keep it low, like as a child that is weaned from his mother : yea, my soul is even a a weaned child.

4 O Israel, trust in the Lord: from this time forth for Jevermoré.

Morning Prayer.

Memento, Domine. Pfal. 132.
Ord, remember David: and all his trouble.

2 How he sware unto the Lord : and vowed a voi unto the Almighty God of Jacob.

3 I will not come within the tabernacle of mine house nor climb up into my bed; 4

I will not suffer mine eyes to sleep, nor mine eye-lid to Number: neither the temples of my head to tak ny rest, 5 Until 'I find out a place for the temple of the Lord

in habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.

6 Lo, we heard of the same at Ephrata: and found it in the wood. 7

We will go into his tabernacle: and fall low on our knees before his footstool.

8 Arise, O Lord, into thy resting place : thou, and the ak of thy strength.

9 Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness: and let zhy faints sing with joyfulness.

io For thy servant Davids fake : turnnot away the pre bence of thine Anointed.

I The Lord hath made a faithful oath unto David: and he shall not shrink from it;

o 12 Of the fruit of thy body Ihall I set upon thy Neat.

13 If thy children will keep my covenant, and my testimonies that I shall learn them : their children also shall fit upon thy seat for evermore,

14 For the Lord hath chosen Sion to be an habitation for himself: he hath longed for her.

15 This shall be my rest for ever : here will I dwell, for I have a delight therein.

16 I will bless her victuals with increase : and will fatishe her poor with bread.

17 I will deck her priests with health : and her saints Niall rejoyce and sing..

18 There shall I make the horn of David to flourish :I have ordained a lantern for mine Anointed.

19 As for his enemies, I shall clothe them with shame : but upon himself shall his crown flourish.

Ecce, quam bonum. Pfal. 133. Behow chow good and joyful a thing it is : brethren

to dwell together in 2 It is like the precious ointment upon the head, thatran down unto the beard: even unto Aarons beard and went

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3 Like as the dew of Hermon : which fell upon the hill of Sion. 4 For there the Lord promised his blessing : and life for evermore.

Ecce nunc. Pral. 134. B Ehold now, praise the Lord: all ye servants of thro

Lord. 2 Ye that by night stand in the house of the Lord: even in the courts of the house of our God. 3 Lift up your hands in the fanctuary: and praise tiro : Lord. 4 The Lord that made heaven and earth: give thee blessing out of Sion.

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Laudate nomen. Pfal. 13
Praise the Lord, laud'ye the Naine of the Lord:

praise it, Oye servants of the Lord; 2 Ye that stand in the house of the Lord in the courts of the house of our God: 01.

3.O praise the Lord, for the Lord is gracious: O sing praises unto his Name, for it is lovely. 4 For why ? the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto himself : and Israel for his own poffeflion..!

s For I know that the Lord is great: and that our Lord jis above all gods.

6 Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaverr, and in earth : and in the sea, and in all deep places.

7 He bringeth forth the clouds from the ends of the world : and sendeth forth lightnings with the rain, bringing the winds out of his treasures.

8 He smote the first-born of Egypt: both of man and beast. 9 . He hath sent tokens and wonders into the midst of thee, Othou land of Egypt: upon Pharaoh, and all his servants. io He'fmote divers nations: and slew mighty kings; 11 Sehon king of the Amorites, and Og the king of Bafan : and all the kingdoms of Canaan;

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