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founded in the perilous time : and in the days of dearth they have enough.

20 As for the ungodly, they fhall perish, and the enemies of the Lord shall consume as the fat of lambs t: yea, even as the 20 + Burat in Sacri. smoke shall they consume away.

fice. 21 The ungodly borroweth and payeth not again : but the righteous is merciful and liberal,

22 Such as are blessed of God shall possess the land: and they that are curfed of him, shall be rooted out. 23

The Lord ordereth a good mans going : and maketh his way acceptable to himself.

24 Though he fall, he shall not be cast away]: for the 24 (Dash'd in pieces, Lord upholdeth him with his utterly ruin d.] hand.

25 I have been young, and now am old : and yet saw I never the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging their bread.,

26 The righteous is ever merciful, and lendeth: and his feed is blessed.

27 Flee from evil, and do the thing that is good : and dwell for evermore.

28 For the Lord loveth the thing that is right: he forsaketh not his that be godly, but they are preserved for ever.

29 The unrighteous shall be punished; as for the seed of the

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ungodly, it shall be rooted out.

30 The righteous shall inhérit the land : and dwell therein for ever.

31 The mouth of the rightecus is exercised in wisdom :

and his tongue will be talking 31 [ Justice and of judgment.] Goodness. 1

32 The law of his God is in his heart': and his goings shall not slide.

33 The ungodly seeth the righteous : and feéketh occafion to slay him.

34 The Lord will not leave
him in his hand : nor condemn
him when he is judged.

35 Hope thou in the Lord,
and keep his way, and he shall
promote thee, that thou shalt
poffefs the land: when the un-
godly shall perish, thou shalt
see it.
36 I

self have seen the
ungodly in great power: and

fluurishing like a green bay-tree. 37 [ I look'd about

37 I went by, and lo, he me, to see what was become of him, and

was gone: (I fought hiin, but whether he might not

his place could no-where be be removed, as a Tree found.] sometimes is, to ano 38. Keep innocency, and ther place; but there take heed unto the thing that is was no ilch Man, nor any renainder of him right : for that shall bring a to be found.] Patr.

man peace ar the last.

39 As for the transgressors, they shall perish together: and the end of the ungodly is, They shall be rooted out at the last.

40 But the salvation of the righteous cometh of the I ord: who is also their strength in the time of trouble.

41 And the Lord shall stand by them, and save them : he Thail deliver them from the ungodly, and shall save them, because they put their trust in him.

The Eighth Day. Morning Prayer. A Pfalm of David, wherein be seems to deplore the Sad condition, both of his Body, Soul, and Estate.

Third Penitential Psalm.
Domine, ne in furore. Psal. XXXVIII.
Ut me not to rebuke, o

Lord, in thine anger: neither chasten me in thy heavy displeasure.

2 For thine arrows stick fast in me: and thy hand presseth me sore.

3 There is no health in my f_sh, because of thy disp.easure: neither is there any rest in my bones, by reason of my fin.

4 For my wickednesses are gone over my head t: and are 4 + Like a great Sca,

or flood of Waters. like a lore hurthen too heavy for me to bear.

s My wounds stink, and are corrupt: through my foolishness. 1.6 I am brought into so great trouble and misery : that I go mourning all the day long.

7 For my loyns are filled with a fore Disease: and there

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is no whole part in my body. .8 I am feeble, and fore smitten: I have roared for the very disquietness of my heart.

9 Lord, thou knoweft all my desire: and my groaning is not hid from thee.

10 My heart panteth, my strength hath failed me : and the sight of mine eyes

is gone

from me.

12 [Contrived.]

11 My lovers, and my neighbours did stand looking upon my trouble : and my kinsmen ftood afar off.

12 They also that sought after my life, laid snares for me: and they that went about to do me evil, talked of wickedness, and [imagined] deceit all the day long.

13. As for me, I was like a deaf man, and heard not : and as one that is dumb, who doth not open his mouth.

14 [I became even as a man that heareth not: and in whose mouth are no reproofs.]

15 For in thee, O Lord, have. I put my trust : thou shalt answer for me, O Lord

14 [I took no notice of it, Taid nothing to vindicate my self, or reprove my Enemies.]


my God.

16 I have required that they, even mine enemies, should not triumph over me for when my foot flipt, they rejoyced greatly against me.


my fin.

17 [And I truly am set in 17 *Plague ;) that is, the * plague: and my heaviness Stroke or Blow.

Vocabulary. is ever in my sight.]

[ And I truly am 18 For I will confess my placed under the very wickedness: and be sorry for stroke of God's Scourge,

and my Grief, and Mi19 But mine enemies live, termiffion, never leaves

sery is without any inand are mighty : and they that me.] hate me wrongfully, are many in number.

20 They also that reward evil for good, are against me: because I follow the thing that good is.

21 Forfake me not, O Lord my God: be not thou far from me,

22 Hafte thee to help me : O Lord God of my salvation, A Psalm of David, probably on the occasion of Joab's

reproving him for lamenting his Son Absalom's Death, 2 Sam. xix. S.

Dixi, Cuftodiam. Psal. XXXIX.
Said, I will take heed to my

ways : that I offend not in my tongue.

2 I will keep my mouth as it were with a bridle : while the ungodly is in my fight.

3 I held my tongue, and spake nothing : I kept filence, yea, even from good words; but it was pain and grief to me.

4 My heart was hot within me, and while I was thus musing the fire kindled : and at the last I spake with my tongue.

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