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2 The hills stand about Jerusalem: even to standeth tije 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 : lest the righteous put their hand unto wickedness.

4 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

Sion: then were we like unto them that dream. 2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter : and our tongue with joy.

3 Then said they among the heathen: The Lord hath 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 south.

6 They that fow in tears : shall reap in joy. 7 He that now goeth on his way weeping, and beareth forth good seed : Ihall doubtlesscome again with joy and bring his sheaves with him.

Nisi Dominus. Psal. 127. Except the Lord build the house : their labour is bit

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 fo late take rest, and eat the bread of carefulness: for so 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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5 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. B Lefted are all they that fear the Lord : and walk in

2 For thou shalt eat the labours of thine hands : 0 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 Lothus 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: anc peace upon Ifrael.

Sæpe expugnaverunt. Pfal. 129.

up: may 2 Yea, many a time have they vexed me from my yout up: but they have not prevailed against me. 13 The plowers plowed upon my back: and made lon furrows.

4 But the righteous Lord : hath hewn the fijares 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 shcaves, his bosom.

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

M Anouchtime have they fought against me from my

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

Lord, hear iny voice. 2 Olet thine ears consider well : the voice of my com plaint.

3 If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amifs: O Lord, who may abide it? 4 For there is mercy with thee : therefore shalt thou be feared. 5 I look for the Lord, my soul doth wait for him : i his word is my trust.

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

70 Ísrael, trust 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 prou

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

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

4.0 Israel, trust in the Lord: from this time forth fo evermore.

Morning Prayer.

Memento, Domine. Pfal. 132. Ord, remember David: and all his trouble. 0 2 How he fware unto the Lord : and vowed a voi junto 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 fuffer mine eyes to sleep, nor mine eye-lid to slumber: neither the temples of my head to tak ny rest, Ś Until'I find out a place for the temple of the Lord



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un habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.

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

- We will go into his tabernacle: and fall low on our nees before his footstool. 8 Arise, O Lord, into thy resting place: thou, and the ark of thy Itrength.

Let thy prielts be clothed with righteousness: and let zly saints sing with joyfulness.

io For thy servant Davids fake : turn not away the pre Hence of thine Anointed.

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

☺ 12 Of the fruit of thy body. Thall I set upon thy feat.

13 If thy children will keep my covenant, and my testimonies that I shall learn them : their children also shall Fit upon thy feat forevermore.

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 satise 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.

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

Ecce, quam bonum. Pfal. 133. Below homogendrand joyful a thing it is : brethren

to in unity 2 It is like the precious cintment upon the head,that ran down unto the beard: even unto Aarons beard, and went down to the skirts of his clothing.


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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 blelling : and life for evermore.

Ecce nunc. Pral. 134. Behold now, praise the Lord : all ye fervants of this

. 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 tiic. Lord.

4 The Lord that made heaven and earth': 'give thice blessing out of Sion.

Ti Laudate nomen. Pfal. 135"*11. O O . :

Praise the Lord, laud'ye the Naine of the Lord:

praise ir, Oye servants of the Lord; 2 Ye that stand in the house of the Lord in the courts of the house of our God. Ollo 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 possellion.

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

6 Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven, 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.

10 He fmote divers' nations: and flew mighty kings; 11 Sehon king of the Amorites, and Og the king Bafan: and all the kingdoms of Canaan;

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