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Give thanks unto the Lord, harm.
32 The earth shall tremble made with Abraham; and the at the look of him; if he do oath that he sware unto Isaac; but touch the hills, they shall 10 And appointed the same smoke.
unto Jacob for a law, and to 33 I will sing unto the Lord Israel for an everlasting testaas long as I live; I will praise ment, my God while I have my be 11 Saying, Unto thee will I ing;
give the land of Cannan, the lot 34 And so shall my words of your inheritance. please him: my joy shall be in 12 When there were yet but the Lord.
a few of them, and they stran35 As for sinners, they shall gers in the land; be consumed out of the earth, 13 What time as they went and the ungodly shall come to from one nation to another, an end : Praise thou the Lord, from one kingdom to another O my soul, praise the Lord. people;
14 He suffered no man to do The twenty-first Day.
them wrong, but reproved even MORNING PRAYER.
kings for their sakes:
15 Touch not mine AnointPsalm cv. Confitemini Domino. ed, and do my prophets no and call
16 Moreover, he called for a tell the people what things he dearth upon the land, and de. hath done.
stroyed all the provision of 20 let your songs be of him, bread. and praise him; and let your
17 But he had sent a man talking be of all his wondrous before them, even Joseph, who works.
was sold to be a bond-servant, 3 Rejoice in his holy name;
18 Whose feet they hurt in let the heart of them rejoice, the stocks; the iron entered that seek the Lord.
into his soul; 4 Seek the Lord and his 19 Until the time came that strength; seek his face ever- his cause was known: the word more.
of the Lord tried him. 5 Remember the marvellous 20 The king sent, and deliworks that he hath done; his vered him; the prince of the wonders, and the judgments of people let him go free. his mouth;
21 He made him lord also of 6 O ye seed of Abraham, his house, and ruler of all his his servant; ye children of Ja- substance; cob, his chosen.
22 That he might inform his 7 He is the Lord our God; princes after his will, and teach his judgments are in all the his senators wisdom. world.
23 Israel also came into 8 He hath been alway mind. Egypt, and Jacob was a stranful of his covenant and promise, ger in the land of Ham. that he made to a thousand ge 24 And he increased his
ple exceedingly, and made them 9 Even the covenant that he stronger than their enemies;
25 Whose heart turneth so, stone, and the waters flowed that they hated his people, and out, so that the rivers ran in. dealt untruly with his servants. the dry places.
26 Then sent he Moses his 41 For why? he remembered servant, and Aaron whom he his holy promise; and Abraham had chosen ;
his servant. 27 And these showed his to. 42 And he brought forth his kens among them, and wonders people with joy, and his chosen in the land of Ham.
with gladness; 28 He sent darkness, and it 43 And gave them the lands was dark; and they were not of the heathen: and they took obedient unto his word. the labours of the people in pos
29 He turned their waters session ; into blood, and slew their fish. 44 That they might keep his
30 Their land brought forth statutes, and observe his laws. frogs; yea, even in their king's
EVENING PRAYER. chambers. there came all manner of fies, O for helis gracious, and his 31 He spake the word, and Psalm cvi. Confitemini Domino.
Give thanks unto the Lord; and lice in all their quarters.
32 He gave them hail-stones mercy endureth for ever. for rain; and flames of fire in 2 Who can express the noble their land.
acts of the Lord, or show forth 33 He smote their vines also all his praise ? and fig-trees; and destroyed 3 Blessed are they that alway the trees that were in their keep judgment, and do righte. coasts,
ousness. 34 He spake the word, and 4. Remember me, O Lord, the grasshoppers came, and cat- according to the favour that terpillars innumerable, and did thou bearest unto thy people; eat up all the grass in their land, O visit me with thy salvation. and devoured the fruit of their 5 That I may see the felicity ground.
of thy chosen, and rejoice in 35 He smote all the first-born the gladness of thy people, and in their land; even the chief of give thanks with thine inheritall their strength.
36 He brought them forth 6 We have sinned with our also with silver and gold; there fathers; we have done amiss, was not one feeble person among and dealt wickedly. their tribes.
7 Our fathers regarded not 37 Egypt was glad at their thy wonders in Egypt, neither departing; for they were afraid kept they thy great goodness in of them.
remembrance; but were dis38 He spread out a cloud to obedient at the sea, even at the be a covering; and fire to give Red Sea. light in the night season.
8 Nevertheless, he helped 39 At their desire he brought them for his name's sake, that quails; and he filled them with he might make his power to be the bread of heaven.
40 He opened the rock of 9 He rebuked the Red Sea
also, and it was dried up; so 24 Yea, they thought scorn he led them through the deep, of that pleasant land, and gave as through a wilderness.
no credence unto his word; 10 And he saved them from 25 But murmured in their the adversaries' hand, and de- tents, and hearkened not unto livered them from the hand of the voice of the Lord. the enemy.
26 Then lift he up his hand 11 As for those that troubled against them, to overthrow them them, the waters overwhelmed in the wilderness; them; there was not one of 27 To cast out their seed them left.
among the nations, and to scat. 12 Then believed they his ter them in the lands. words, and sang praise unto him. 28 They joined themselves
13 But within a while they unto Baal-peor, and ate the offorgat his works, and would not ferings of the dead. abide his counsel.
29 Thus they provoked him 14 But lust came upon them to anger with their own invenin the wilderness, and they tions; and the plague was great tempted God in the desert.
15 And he gave them their 30 Then stood up Phinees, desire, and sent leanness withal and prayed; and so the plague into their soul.
ceased. 16 They angered Moses also 31 And that was counted in their tents, and Aaron the unto him for righteousness, saint of the Lord.
among all posterities for ever17 So the earth opened, and more. swallowed up Dathan, and co 32 They angered him also at vered the congregation of Abi. the waters of strife, so that he
punished Moses for their sakes; 18 And the fire was kindled 33 Because they provoked in their company; the flame his spirit, so that he spake unburnt up the ungodly.
advisedly with his lips. 19 They made a calf in Ho. 34 Neither destroyed they reb, and worshipped the molten the heathen, as the Lord comimage.
manded them: 20 Thus they turned their 35 But were mingled among glory into the similitude of a the heathen, and learned their calf that eateth hay.
works. 21 And they forgat God their 36 Insomuch that they wor. Saviour, who had done so great shipped their idols, which turn. things in Egypt ;
ed to their own decay; yea, 22 Wondrous works in the they offered their sons and their land of Ham; and fearful things daughters unto devils; by the Red Sea.
37 And shed innocent blood, 23 So he said he would have even the blood of their sons and destroyed them, had not Moses of their daughters, whom they his chosen stood before him in offered unto the idols of Canaan; the gap, to turn away his wrath- and the land was defiled with ful indignation, lest he should blood. destroy them.
38 Thus were they stained
with their own works, and 3 And gathered them out of went a whoring with their own the lands, from the east, and inventions.
from the west; from the north, 39 Therefore was the wrath and from the south. of the Lord kindled against his 4 They went astray in the people, insomuch that he abhor- wilderness out of the way, and red his own inheritance.
found no city to dwell in. 40 And he gave them over 5 Hungry and thirsty, their into the hand of the heathen; soul fainted in them. and they that hated them were 6 So they cried unto the lords over them.
Lord in their trouble, and he 41 Their enemies oppressed delivered them from their disthem, and had them in subjec- tress. tion.
7 He led them forth by the 42 Many a time did he deli- right way, that they might go to ver them; but they rebelled the city where they dwelt. against him with their own in 8 O that men would there. ventions, and were brought fore praise the Lord for his down in their wickedness. goodness; and declare the won.
43 Nevertheless, when he ders that he doeth for the chilsaw their adversity, he heard dren of men ! their complaint.
9 For he satisfieth the empty 44. He thought upon his co- soul, and filleth the hungry soul venant, and pitied them, ac- with goodness; cording unto the multitude of 10 Such as sit in darkness his mercies; yea, he made all and in the shadow of death, bethose that led them away cap- ing fast bound in misery and tive to pity them.
iron; 45 Deliver us, O Lord our 11 Because they rebelled God, and gather us from among against the words of the Lord, the heathen ; that we may give and lightly regarded the counthanks unto thy holy name, and sel of the Most Highest. make our boast of thy praise.
12 He also brought down 46 Blessed be the Lord God their heart through heaviness; of Israel, from everlasting, and they fell down, and there was world without end; and let all none to help them. the people say, Amen.
13 So when they cried unto
the Lord in their trouble, he de. The twenty-second Day. livered them out of their dis
tress. MORNING PRAYER.
14 For he brought them out Psalm cvii. Confitemini Do- of darkness, and out of the shamino.
dow of death, and brake their O
Give thanks unto the bonds in sunder.
Lord; for he is gracious, 15 O that men would there. and his mercy endureth for ever. fore praise the Lord for his
2 Let them give thanks, goodness; and declare the wonwhom the Lord hath redeemed, ders that he doeth for the chil and delivered from the hand of dren of men! the enemy i
16 For he hath broken the he bringeth them unto the hath gates of brass, and smitten the ven where they would be. bars of iron in sunder.
31 O that men would there17 Foolish men are plagued fore praise the Lord for his for their offence, and because goodness; and declare the wonof their wickedness.
ders that he doeth for the chil18 Their soul abhorred all dren of men! manner of meat, and they were 32 That they would exalt even hard at death's door. him also in the congregation of
19 So when they cried unto the people, and praise him in the Lord in their trouble, he the seat of the elders ! delivered them out of their dis 33 Who turneth the floods tress.
into a wilderness, and drieth up 20 He sent his word, and the water-springs. healed them; and they were 34 A fruitful land maketh he saved from their destruction. barren, for the wickedness of
21 O that men would there them that dwell therein. fore praise the Lord for his good 35 Again he maketh the wilness; and declare the wonders derness a standing water, and that he doeth for the children water-springs of a dry ground. of men!
36 And there he setteth the 22 That they would offer unto hungry, that they may build him the sacrifice of thanksgiv- them a city to dwell in; ing, and tell out his works with 37 That they may sow their gladness!
land, and plant vineyards, to 23 They that go down to the yield them fruits of increase. sea in ships, and occupy their 38 He blesseth them, so that business in great waters; they multiply exceedingly; and
24 These men see the works suffereth not their cattle to de. of the Lord, and his wonders crease. in the deep.
39 And again, when they are 25 For at his word the stor- minished and brought "low my wind ariseth, which lifteth through oppression, through any up the waves thereof.
plague, or trouble 26 They are carried up to the 40 Though he suffer them to heaven, and down again to the be evil-entreated through ty. deep; their soul melteth away rants, and let them wander out because of the trouble.
of the way in the wilderness; 27 They reel to and fro, and 41 Yet helpeth he the poor stagger like a drunken man, and out of misery, and maketh are at their wit's end.
him households like a flock of 28 So when they cry unto sheep. the Lord in their trouble, he 42 The righteous will condelivereth them out of their sider this, and rejoice; and the distress.
mouth of all wickedness shall 29 For he maketh the storm be stopped. to cease, so that the waves 43 Whoso is wise, will pon. thereof are still.
der these things; and they shall 30 Then are they glad, be- understand the loving-kindness cause they are at rest; and so of the Lord.