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4 I shall find trouble and heaviness, and I will call upon the Name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

5 Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.

6 The LORD preserveth the simple: I was in misery, and he helped me.

7 Turn again then unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath rewarded thee.

8 And why? thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

9 I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.

10 I believed, and therefore will I speak; but I was sore troubled: I said in my haste, All men are liars. 11 What reward shall I give unto the LORD for all the benefits that he hath done unto me?

12 I will receive the cup of salvation, and call upon the Name of the LORD.

13 I will pay my vows now in the presence of all his people right dear in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.

14 Behold, O LORD, how that I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thy handmaid; thou hast broken my bonds in sunder.

15 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the Name of the LORD.

16 I will pay my vows unto the LORD, in the sight of all his people, in the courts of the LORD's house; even in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.

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Psalm cxvii. Laudate Dominum.

PRAISE the LORD, all ye heathen; praise him, all ye nations.

2 For his merciful kindness is ever more and more towards us; and the truth of the LORD endureth for ever. Praise the LORD.

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Psalm cxviii. Confitemini Domino.

GIVE thanks unto the LORD, for he is gracious; because his mercy endureth for ever.

2 Let Israel now confess that he is gracious, and that his mercy endureth for ever.

3 Let the house of Aaron now confess, that his mercy endureth for ever.

4 Yea, let them now that fear the LORD confess, that his mercy endureth for ever.

5 I called upon the LORD in trouble; and the LORD heard me at large.

6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear what man doeth unto me.

7 The LORD taketh my part with them that help me; therefore shall I see my desire upon mine enemies. 8 It is better to trust in the LORD, than to put any confidence in man.

9 It is better to trust in the LORD, than to put any confidence in princes.

10 All nations compassed me round about; but in the Name of the LORD will I destroy them.

11 They kept me in on every side, they kept me in, I say, on every side; but in the Name of the LORD will I destroy them.

12 They came about me like bees, and are extinct even as the fire among the thorns; for in the Name of the LORD I will destroy them.

13 Thou hast thrust sore at me, that I might fall but the LORD was my help.


14 The LORD is my strength, and my song; and is become my salvation.

15 The voice of joy and health is in the dwellings of the righteous; the right hand of the LORD bringeth mighty things to pass.

16 The right hand of the LORD hath the preeminence; the right hand of the LORD bringeth mighty things to pass.

17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.

18 The LORD hath chastened and corrected me; but he hath not given me over unto death.

19 Open me the gates of righteousness, that I may go into them, and give thanks unto the LORD.

20 This is the gate of the LORD, the righteous shall enter into it.

21 I will thank thee; for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.

22 The same stone which the builders refused, is become the head-stone in the corner.

23 This is the LORD's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes.

24 This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

25 Help me now, O LORD: O LORD, send us now prosperity.

26 Blessed be he that cometh in the Name of the LORD: we have wished you good luck, ye that are of the house of the LORD.

27 God is the LORD, who hath showed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, yea, even unto the horns of the altar.

28 Thou art my God, and I will thank thee; thou art my God, and I will praise thee.

29 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is gracious, and his mercy endureth for ever.


Evening Prayer.

Psalm cxix. Beati immaculati.

LESSED are those that are undefiled in the way, and walk in the law of the LORD.

2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and seek him with their whole heart.

3 For they who do no wickedness, walk in his ways. 4 Thou hast charged that we shall diligently keep thy commandments.

5 O that my ways were made so direct, that I might keep thy statutes!

6 So shall I not be confounded, while I have respect unto all thy commandments.

7 I will thank thee with an unfeigned heart, when I shall have learned the judgments of thy righteous


8 I will keep thy ceremonies; O forsake me not utterly.


In quo corriget?

HEREWITHAL shall a young man cleanse his way? even by ruling himself after thy word. 2 With my whole heart have I sought thee; O let me not go wrong out of thy commandments!

3 Thy words have I hid within my heart, that I should not sin against thee.

4 Blessed art thou, O LORD; O teach me thy statutes!

5 With my lips have I been telling of all the judgments of thy mouth.

6 I have had as great delight in the way of thy testimonies, as in all manner of riches.

7 I will talk of thy commandments, and have respect unto thy ways.

8 My delight shall be in thy statutes, and I will not forget thy word.

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Retribue servo tuo.

DO well unto thy servant; that I may live, and keep thy word.

2 Open thou mine eyes; that I may see the wondrous things of thy law.

3 I am a stranger upon earth; O hide not thy commandments from me!

4 My soul breaketh out for the very fervent desire that it hath alway unto thy judgments.

5 Thou hast rebuked the proud; and cursed are they that do err from thy commandments.

6 O turn from me shame and rebuke; for I have kept thy testimonies.

7 Princes also did sit and speak against me; but thy servant is occupied in thy statutes.

8 For thy testimonies are my delight, and my counsellors.


Adhesit pavimento.

Y soul cleaveth to the dust; O quicken thou me, according to thy word.

2 I have acknowledged my ways, and thou heardest me: O teach me thy statutes!

3 Make me to understand the way of thy commandments; and so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

4 My soul melteth away for very heaviness; comfort thou me according unto thy word.

5 Take from me the way of lying, and cause thou me to make much of thy law.

6 I have chosen the way of truth, and thy judg ments have I laid before me.

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