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4 (My soul breaketh out for 4. (I am so big with the very fervent desire : that it
a fervent desire of hath alway untothy judgments.] fing, and teaching thy
knowing, and practis Thou hast rebuked the Commandments, that I proud: and cursed are they that am ready to burst. ] do err from thy commandments.
6. Oturn from me shame and rebuke: for I have kept thỹ teftimonies.
7 Princes also did fit and speak against me : but thy fervant is occupied in thy statutes.
8 For thy teftimonies are my delight: and my counsellers. Daleth iv.
Adhæfit pavimento. Y soul cleaveth to the 1 [I am in the lowduft: O'quicken thou
est and most desperate
condition, like one that me according to thy word. ] lies on the Ground, ftrugling for Life: O do thou revive and comfort me, according to thy Promise.] 1. mai. 2 [I have knowledged my
2 [I have always ways, and thou heardest me :) laid my Wants
my Sins, and O teach me thy statutes.
thee, and thou haft ever been ready to forgive, and relieve me. 3 Make me to understand the way of thy commandments: and so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.?! :: 4 [My soul melteth away
4 [I am as weak as for" very heaviness :] comfort melced Wax, by reason thou-me according unto thy
of my Affliction.]
$ [All fraudulent
truth: and thy judgments have I laid before me.
7 I have stuck unto thy te stimonies : 0 Lord; confound
8 I will run the way of thy 8 † From Grief and commandments: when thou Trouble.
haft set my heart at liberty to
The Twenty Fifth Day Morning Prayer.
He v. Legem pone.
Each me, O Lord, the
way of thy statutes: and I shall keep it unto the end.
2 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law : yea, I shall keep it with my whole heart.
3 Make mestogo in the path its of thy commandments : for therein is
defire. 4 Incline my heart into thy teftimonies: and not to cove
tousness, 1:19 S [Grant that I may s [O turn away mine eyes, never be overmuch ca.
left they behold vanity : and ken with
empry Pomps, and fading Beauty, buc quicken thou me in thy.
way.] make me active, and lively in performing my Duty to chee.]
6 [0 ler thy Divine 6 [Oftablish thy word in thy Truth, thy Promises and servant ) : that I may fear thee. Threats, be fo fastened on my Mind, and fixe in my Memory.] 7 * Rebuke,] that is,
away the *rebuke that Reproach.
I am afraid of: [for thy judgThy Proceedings with good Men are
ments are good.] gentle and mercifyll). 8 Behold, my delight is in
8 [Make me lively and thy commandments: O[ quickactive in doing what is juft and righteous.] en me in thy sighteousness
Vau vi. Et veniat super me.
2 So shall I make answer un 2 ( Those who reto [my blasphemers:) for my for my conscientious
proach and Nander me, trust is in thy word.
behaviour toward chce} See Blaspheme, &c. in Vocabulary. 3 [O take not the word of 3 [ Let me never thy truth utterly out of my speak of thy faichful
want a juft occasion co mouth: for my hope is in thyness in performing thy judgments. ]
Promises; for my hope is in the mercy and cquicy of thy Proceedings with those who fear thee.] See Stanza He, ver. 7.
4 So fhall Lalway keep thy
s [With care and
6 I will speak of thy testimonies also, even before kings:
will 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 8 [1 will folemnly up unto thy commandments, ] engage my felf by Oath which I have loved : and my ments.] To *lift up the
to keep thy Command. study shall be in thy statutes. Hand was a Ceremony us'd in Swearing, and denotes the whole Action, Gen. xiv. 22.
Zain vii. Memor esto fervi tui.
as concerning thy (word): (Promises.]
put my trust.
2. The same is my comfort in 2 [Revived, com
my trouble : for thy word hath forced, enlivened.]
3. The proud have had me exceedingly in derision : yet have I not shrinked from thy
law. 4 (The eternal, un 4 For I remembred [thine alterable equity of thy everlasting Proceedings. ]
See everlasting judgments, ] O Sranza Vau, ver. 3.
Lord: and received comfort.
is I am horribly afraid : for the ungodly that forsake thy law.ci
6 Thy statutes have been my songs : in the house of, my pilgrimage.
7 I have thought upon thy Name, O Lord, in the night
feason: and have kept thy law. 8 + Happy chearful
8. This t I had because I frame of Mind, mencioned ver. 6.
kept thy commandments:
Portio mea, Domine. 1 [ Only valuable Hou art my ( portion, T
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 haste and prolonged not the time : to keep thy commandments.
5 The * congregationis of the 5 * The Congregations ungodly have robbed me: bue of the ungodly.) He pro
Sant's I have not forgotten thy law. wicked Courriers,
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: 0 teach me thy statutes.
O Lord thou haft deale
Tech ix. Bonitatem fecisti:
2 O learn me true' understanding and knowledge: for 2 * Commandments I have believed chy** com- here fignifies Promises, mandments."
orCoinmandments with 3 Before I was troubled, I Promise, as Psal. cxi. 7: went wrong: but now have I kept thy word,
4. Thou art good-and graci-
5 The proud have imagined
6 Their Minds are brawn]: but my delight hath
as senfeless, and their
Consciences as harderbeen in thy law.
ed, as the Fat of the most pamper'd and stufdy Animals. T Mem. Thac there is liccle or 10 sense in the fac Parts of any Creature : Hence the Ancients faid of any very dull Fellow, that he had [a far Wit :) And futther, David intended by the Hebrew Phratë to exprefs the hardinefs, as well as folly of Sinners. See Notes in Vindication.