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his servant : ye children of in the stocks : the iron enterJacob his chosen.

ed into his soul; 7 He is the Lord our God : 19 Until the time came his judgements are in all the that his cause was known : world.

the word of the Lord tried 8 He hath been alway him. mindful of his covenant and 20 The king sent, and depromise : that he made to a livered him : the prince of thousand generations; the people let him go free.

9 Even the covenant that 21 He made him lord also he made with Abraham : and of his house : and ruler of all the oath that he sware unto his substance; Isaac;

22 That he might inform 10 And appointed the same his princes after his will : and unto Jacob for a law; and to teach his senators wisdom. Israel for an everlasting tes 23 Israel also came into Etament;

gypt : and Jacob was a stran11 Saying, Unto thee will ger in the land of Ham. I give the land of Canaan : 24 And he increased his the lot of your inheritance; people exceedingly : and

12 When there were yet made them stronger than but a few of them : and they their enemies; strangers in the land;

25 Whose heart turned so, 13 What tinie as they went that they hated his people : from one nation to another : and dealt untruly with his from one kingdom to another servants. people;

26 Then sent he Moses his 14 He suffered no man to servant : and Aaron whom do them wrong : but reprov- he had chosen. ed even kings for their sakes; 27 And these shewed his

15 Touch not mine Anoint-token's among them : and ed : and do my prophets no wonders in the land of Ham. harm.

28 He sent darkness, and 16 Moreover, he called for it was dark : and they were a dearth upon the land : and not obedient unto his word. destroyed all the provision of 29 He turned their waters bread.

into blood : and slew their 17 But he had sent a man fish. before then : even Joseph, 30 Their land brought who was sold to be a bond-forth frogs : yea, even in servant;

their kings' chambers. 18 Whose feet they hurt 31 He spake the word, and

Caterpillars innumerable : and O Lord, for he is gracious


there came all manner of his people with joy : and his flies : and lice in all their chosen with gladness; quarters.

43 And gave them the 32 He gave them hail- lands of the heathen : and stones for rain : and flames of they took the labours of the fire in their land.

people in possession ; 33 He smote their vines 44 That they might keep also and fig-trees and de- his statutes : and observe his stroyed the trees that were laws. in their coasts. 34 He spake the word, and

EVENING PRAYER. the grasshoppers came, and Psal. 106. Confitemini Domino.

Give thanks unto the did eat up all the grass in their land, and devoured the and his mercy endureth for fruit of their ground.

35 He smote all the first 2 Who can express the noborn in their land : even the ble acts of the Lord : or shew chief of all their strength. forth all his praise ?

36 He brought them forth 3 Blessed are they that alalso with silver and gold : way keep judgement : and do there was not one feeble per-righteousness. son among their tribes.

4 Remember me, O Lord, 37 Egypt was glad at their according to the favour that departing : for they were a- thou bearest unto thy peofraid of them.

ple : 0 visit me with thy 38 He spread out a cloud salvation; to be a covering : and fire to 5 That I may see the feligive light in the night-sea- city of thy chosen : and re

joice in the gladness of thy 39. At their desire he people, and give thanks with brought quails : and he filled thine inheritance. the:n with the bread of hea 6. We have sinned with ven.

our fathers : we have done 40 He opened the rock of amiss, and dealt wickedly. stone, and the waters flowed 7 Our fathers regarded out : so that rivers ran in the not thy wonders in Egypt, dry places.

neither' kept they thy great 41 For why? he remem- goodness in remembrance : bered his holy promise : and but were disobedient at the Abraham his servant.

sea, even at the Red sea. 42 And he brought forth 8 Nevertheless, he helped


a while you

them for his Name's sake : glory : into the similitude of that he might inake his power a calf that eateth hay. to be known.

21 And they forgat God 9 He rebuked the Red sea their Saviour : who had done also, and it was dried up : so so great things in Egypt; he led them through the deep, 22 Wondrous works in the as through a wilderness. land of Ham : and fearful

10 And he saved them things by the Red sea. from the adversary's hand : 23 So he said, he would and delivered them from the have destroyed them, had not hand of the enemy.

Moses his chosen stood before 11 As for those that trou- him in the gap to turn abled them, the waters over way his wrathful indignation, whelmed them: there was lest he should destroy them. not one of them left.

24 Yea, they thought scorn 12 Then believed they his of that pleasant land : and words : and sang praise unto gave no credence unto his him.

word; 13 But within a while 25 But murmured in their they forgat his works : and tents : and hearkened not unwould not abide his counsel. to the voice of the Lord.

14 But lust came upon 26 Then lift he up his them in the wilderness : and hand against them : to overthey tempted God in the throw them in the wilderdesert.

ness; 15 And he gave them 27 To cast out their seed their desire : and sent lean- ainong the nations : and to ness withal into their soul. scatter them in the lands.

16 They angered Moses al 28 They joined themselves so in the tents : and Aaron unto Baal-peor : and ate the the saint of the Lord.

offerings of the dead. 17 So the earth_opened, 29 Thus they provoked and swallowed up Dathan : him to anger with their own and covered the congregation inventions : and the plague of Abiram.

was great among them. 18 And the fire was kin 30 Then stood


Phinees dled in their company : the and prayed : and so the flame burnt up the ungodly. plague ceased.

19 They made a calf in 31 And that was counted Horeb : and worshipped the unto him for righteousness : molten image.

among all posterities for ever20 Thus they turned their more.


32 They angered him also | liver them : but they rebelled at the waters of strife : so against him with their own that he punished Moses for inventions, and were brought their sakes;

down in their wickedness. 33 Because they provoked 43 Nevertheless, when he his spirit : so that he spake saw their adversity : he leard unadvisedly with his lips.

their complaint. 34 Neither destroyed they 44 He thought upon his the heathen : as the Lord | covenant, and pitied them, commanded them;

according unto the multitude 35 But were mingled among of his mercies : yea, he made the heathen: and learned their all those that led them away works.

captive to pity them. 36 Insomuch that they 45 Deliver us, O Lord our worshipped their idols, which God, and gather us from turned to their own decay : among the heathen : that we yea, they offered their sons may give thanks unto thy and their daughters unto de- holy Name, and make our

boast of thy praise. 37 And

And shed innocent 46 Blessed be the Lord blood, even the blood of God of Israel from everlasttheir sons and of their daughing, and world without end : ters : whom they offered un- and let all the people say, to the idols of Canaan; and Amen. the land was defiled with blood.

MORNING PRAYER. 38 Thus were they stained Psal. 107. Confitemini Domino.

own works : and Give thanks unto the

with their Lord, for he is graciown inventions.

ous : and his mercy endureth 39 Therefore was the wrath for ever. of the Lord kindled against 2 Let them give thanks his people : insomuch that he whom the Lord hath reabhorred his own inheritance. deemed : and delivered from

40 And he gave them over the hand of the enemy; into the hand of the heathen : 3 And gathered them out and they that hated them of the lands, from the east, were lords over them.

and from the west : from the 41 Their enemies oppressed north, and from the south. them : and had them in sub 4 They went astray in the jection.

wilderness out of the way : 42 Many a time did he de- and found no city to dwell in;

:5 Hungry and thirsty : the wonders that he doeth their soul fainted in them. for the children of men!

6 So they cried unto the 16 For he hath broken the Lord in their trouble : and he gates of brass : and smitten delivered them from their the bars of iron in sunder. distress.

17 Foolish men are plagued :7 He led them forth by for their offence : and because the right way : that they of their wickedness. might go to the city where 18 Their soul abhorred all they dwelt.

manner of meat : and they 80 that men would there were even hard at death's fore praise the Lord for his door. goodness ; and declare the 19 So when they cried unwonders that he doeth for to the Lord in their trouble : the children of men !

he delivered them out of their 9 For he satisfieth the distress. empty soul : and filleth the 20 He sent his word, and hungry soul with goodness. healed them : and they were

10 Such as sit in darkness, saved from their destruction. and in the shadow of death : 21 O that men would being fast bound in misery therefore praise the Lord for

his goodness : and declare 11 Because they rebelled the wonders that he doeth against the words of the for the children of men! Lord : and lightly regard 22 That they would offer ed the counsel of the most unto him the sacrifice of Highest;

thanksgiving : and tell out 12 He also brought down his works with gladness! their heart through heavi 23 They that go down to ness : they fell down, and the sea in ships : and occupy ' there was none to help them their business in great waters;

13 So when they cried un 24 These men see the works to the Lord in their trouble : of the Lord : and his wonhe delivered them out of their ders in the deep. distress.

25 For at his word the 14 For he brought them stormy wind ariseth : which out of darkness, and out of lifteth up the waves thereof, the shadow of death : and 26 They are carried up to brake their bonds in sunder. the heaven, and down again

15 () that men would to the deep : their soul melttherefore praise the Lord for eth away because of the trouhis goodness : and declare ble.

and iron;

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