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8 My flesh trembleth for 5 Order my steps in thy fear of thee; and I am afraid word ; and so shall no wickedof thy judgments.

ness have dominion over me. Feci judicium.

6 O deliver me from the I DEAL with the thing that wrongful dealings of men; and is lawful and right; o give

so shall I keep thy command

ments. me not over unto mine op

7 Show the light of thy counpressors ! 2 Make thou thy servant

tenance upon thy servant, and

teach me thy statutes. to delight in that which is good, that the proud do me no

8 Mine eyes gush out with

water, because men keep not wrong.

3 Mine eyes are wasted thy law. away with looking for thy

Justus es, Domine. health, and for the word of thy

RIGHTEOUS art thou, o righteousness.

LORD; and true is thy judgment. 40 deal with thy servant

2 The testimonies that thou according unto

thy loving hast commanded are exceeding mercy, and teach me thy sta

righteous and true. tutes. 5 I am thy servant; O grant sumed 'me; because mine ene

3 My zeal hath even conme understanding, that I may mies have forgotten thy words. know thy testimonies. 6 It is time for thee, LORD, uttermost, and thy servant

4 Thy word is tried to the to lay to thine hand; for they loveth it. have destroyed thy law. 7 For I love thy command- tation ; yet do I not forget thy

5 I am small and of no repu. ments above gold and precious

commandments. stones. 8 Therefore hold 1 straight everlasting righteousness, and

6 Thy righteousness is an all thy commandments; and all 'false ways I utterly abhor.

thy law is the truth.

7 Trouble and heaviness have Mirabilid:

taken hold upon me; yet is my THY testimonies are won-delight in thy commandments. derful; therefore doth my soul 8 The righteousness of thy keep them.

testimonies is everlasting: 0 2 When thy word goeth grant me understanding, and I forth, it giveth light and under shall live. standing unto the simple.

3 I opened my mouth, and drew in my breath; for my

Clamavi in toto corde meo. delight was in thy command I CALL with my whole heart; ments.

hear me, O LORD; I will keep 40 look thou upon me, and thy statutes. be merciful unto me, as thou 2 Yea, even unto thee do I usest to do unto those that love call; help me, and I shall keep thy name.

thy testimonies.


3 Early in the morning do 1 Principes persecuti sunt. cry unto thee; for in thy word

PRINCES have persecuted is my trust.

me without a cause; but my 4 Mine eyes prevent the

heart standeth in awe of thy night watches ; that I might be

word. occupied in thy words. 5 Hear my voice, O LORD,

2 I am as glad of thy word,

as one that findeth great spoils. according unto thy loving kindness ; quicken me according as abhor them; but thy law do I

3 As for lies, I hate and thou art wont.

love. 6 They draw nigh that of

4 Seven times a-day do I malice persecute me, and are far from thy law.

praise thee; because of thy 7 Be thou nigh at hand, o righteous judgments.

5 Great is the peace that they LORD; for all thy command

have who love thy law; and ments are true.

8 As concerning thy testimo- they are not offended at it. nies, I have known long since, thy saving health, and done

6 LORD, I have looked for that thou hast grounded them for ever.

after thy commandments.

7 My soul hath kept thy Vide humilitatem.

testimonies, and loved them O CONSIDER mine adver- exceedingly, . sity, and deliver me, for I do

8 I have kept thy command

ments and testimonies; for all not forget thy law. 2 Avenge thou my cause,

my ways are before thee. and deliver me; quicken me

Appropinquet deprecatio. according to thy word.

3 Health is far from the LET my complaint come ungodly; for they regard not before thee, O LORD; give me thy statutes.

understanding according to thy 4 Great is thy mercy, 0 word. LORD; quicken me as thou art 2 Let my supplication come wont.

before thee; deliver me ac5 Many there are that trouble cording to thy word. me, and persecute me; yet do I 3 My lips shall speak of thy not swerve from thy testimonies. praise, when thou hast taught

6 It grieveth me when I see me thy statutes. the transgressors; because they 4 Yea, my tongue shall sing keep not thy law.

of thy word; for all thy com7 Consider, O Lord, how I mandments are righteous. love thy commandments ; 0 5 Let thine hand help me ; quicken me according to thy for I have chosen thy comloving kindness.

mandments. 8 Thy word is true from 6 I have longed for thy saving everlasting ; all the judgments health, O LORD ; and in thy law of thy righteousness endure for is my delight.

70 let my soul live, and it





shall praise thee; and thy 5 The LORD himself is thy judgments shall help me. keeper; the LORD is thy defence

8 I have gone astray like a upon thy right hand; sheep that is lost; O seek thy 6 So that the sun shall not servant, for I do not forget thy burn thee by day, neither the commandments.

moon by night.

7 The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil; yea, it is

even he that shall keep thy TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY.


8 The LORD shall preserve Psalm 120. Ad Dominum. thy going out and thy coming

in, from this time forth for WHEN I was in trouble, I called upon the LORD, and he heard me.

Psalm 122. Lætatus sum. 2 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a unto me, we will go into the

I WAS glad when they said deceitful tongue.

house of the LORD. 3 What reward shall be

2 Our feet shall stand in thy given or done unto thee, thou


0 Jerusalem. false tongue ? even mighty and

3 Jerusalem is built as a city sharp arrows, with hot burning that is at unity in itself. coals.

4 For thither the tribes go 4 Wo is me, that I am constrained to dwell with Mesech, to testify unto Israel, to give

up, even the tribes of the LORD, and to have


thanks unto the name of the among the tents of Kedar!

LORD. 5 My soul hath long dwelt

5 For there is the seat of among them that are enemies

judgment, even the seat of the

house of David. 6 I labour for

peace ;

but when I speak unto them thereof, Jerusalem; they shall prosper

6 O pray for the peace of they make them ready to battle. that love thee.

7 Peace be within thy walls, Psalm 121. Levavi oculos meos.

and plenteousness within thy I WILL lift up mine eyes palaces. unto the hills, from whence 8 For my brethren and comcometh my help.

panions' sakes, I will wish thee 2 My help cometh even from prosperity. the LORD, who hath made hea- 9 Yea, because of the house ven and earth.

of the LORD our God, I will 3 He will not suffer thy foot seek to do thee good. to be moved; and he that keep- Psalm 123. Ad te lerari oculos meos. eth thee will not sleep.

4 Behold, he that keepeth UNTO thee lift I up mine Israel shall neither slumber nor eyes, 0 thou that dwellest in sleep.

the heavens.

unto peace.


2 Behold, even as the eyes Lord round about his people, of servants look unto the hand from this time forth for everof their masters, and as the eyes more. of a maiden unto the hand of 3 For the rod of the ungodly her mistress, even so our eyes cometh not unto the lot of the wait upon the LORD our God, righteous; lest the righteous until he have mercy upon us.

put their hand unto wickedness. 3 Have mercy upon us, o 4 Do well, () LORD, unto Lord, have mercy upon us; for those that are good and true of we are utterly despised.

heart. 4 Our soul is filled with the 5 As for such as turn back scornful reproof of the wealthy, unto their own wickedness, the and with the despitefulness of Lord shall lead them forth with the proud.

the evil doers ; but peace shall PSALM 124. Nisi quia Dominus. be upon Israel.

IF the LORD himself had not been on

our side, now may Psalm 126. In convcrtendo. Israel say; if the LORD himself

WHEN the LORD turned had not been on our side, when

again the captivity of Sion, then men rose up against us ;

were we like unto them that 2 They had swallowed us

dream. up quick; when they were so

2 Then was our mouth filled wrathfully displeased at us.

with laughter, and our tongue 3 Yea, the waters had

with joy. drowned us, and the stream

3 Then said they among the had gone over our soul.

heathen, the LORD hath done 4 The deep waters of the proud had gone even over our

great things for them.

4 Yea, the LORD hath done soul. 5 But praised be the Lord, great things for us already;

whereof we rejoice. who hath not given us over for

5 Turn our captivity, O LORD, a prey unto their teeth.

as the rivers in the south. 6 Our soul is escaped even as a bird out of the snare of the

6 They that sow in tears,

shall in joy. fowler ; the snare is broken,

7 He that now goeth on his and we are delivered.

7 Our help standeth in the way weeping, and beareth forth name of the Lord, who hath good seed, shall doubtless come made heaven and earth.

again with joy, and bring his

sheaves with him. Psalm 125. Qui confidunt,

Psalm 127. Nisi Dominus. THEY that put their trust in the Lord shall be even as EXCEPT the LORD build the mount Sion, which may not the house, their labour is but be removed, but standeth fast lost that build it. for ever.

2 Except the Lord keep the 2 The hills stand about Je- city, the watchman waketh but rusalem ; even so standeth the in vain.


ne as the

3 It is but lost labour that ye 3 The plowers plowed upon haste to rise up early, and so my back, and made long furlate take rest, and eat the bread rows; of carefulness; for so he giveth 4 But the righteous LORD his beloved sleep.

hath hewn the snares of the 4 Lo, children and the fruit ungodly in pieces. of the womb, are an heritage 5 Let them be confounded and gift that cometh of the and turned backward, as many LORD.

as have evil will at Sion. 5 Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant, even so are grass growing upon the housethe young children.

tops, which withereth afore it 6 Happy is the man that hath be plucked up; his quiver full of them; they 7 Whereof the mower filleth shall not be ashamed when they not his hand, neither he that speak with their enemies in the bindeth up the sheaves his gate.


8 So that they who go by Psalm 128. Beati omnes.

say not so much as, The LORD BLESSED are all they that prosper you, we wish you good fear the Lord, and walk in his luck in the name of the LORD. ways.

Psalm 130. De profundis. 2 For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands : 0 well OUT of the deep have I is thee, and happy shalt thoube! called unto thee, O LORD;

3 Thy wife shall be as the LORD, hear my voice. fruitful vine upon the walls of 2 O let thine ears consider thine house.

well the voice of my complaint 4 Thy children like the olive 3 If thou, LORD, wilt be branches, round about thy table. extreme to mark what is done

5 Lo, thus shall the man be amiss, O LORD, who may abide blessed that feareth the LORD. it ?

6 The Lord from out of Sion 4 For there is mercy with shall so bless thee, that thou thee; therefore shalt thou be shalt see Jerusalem in pros- feared. perity all thy life long;

5 I look for the LORD ; my 7 Yea, that thou shalt see soul doth wait for him ; in his thy children's children, and word is my trust. peace upon Israel.

6 My soul fleeth unto the

LORD before the morning Psalm 129. Sæpe expugnaverunt.

watch ; I say, before the mornMANY a time have they ing watch. fought against me from my 7 0 Israel, trust in the LORD; youth up, may Israel now say'; for with the LORD there is

2 Yea, many a time have they mercy, and with him is plenvexed me from my youth up; teous redemption. but they have not prevailed 8 And he shall redeem Israel against me.

from all his sins.

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