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night is as clear as the day; PSALM 139. .

the darkness and light to thee

are both alike. Lord, thou hast searched 12 For iny reins are thine ;

me out, and known me; thou hast covered me in my thou knoweft my down-lit- mother's womb. ting, and mine up-rising, thou 13 I will give thanks unto understandest my thoughts thee, for I am fearfully and long before.

wonderfully made; marvellous 2 Thou art about my path, are thy works, and that my and about my bed, and spiest soul knoweth right well. out all my ways.

14 My bones are not hid 3 For lo, there is not a word from thee, though I be made in my tongue, but thou, o secretly, and fashioned beneath Lord, knowest it altogether. in the earth.

4 Thou hast fashioned me 15 Thine eyes did see my behind and before, and laid substance, yet being imperthine hand upon me.

fect; and in thy book were 5 Such knowledge is too all my members written; wonderful and excellent for 16 Which day by day were me; I cannot attain unto it. fathioned, when as yet there

6 Whither shall I go then was none of them. from thy Spirit? or whither 17 How dear are thy counshall I go then from thy pre- sels unto me, o God; O how sence ?

great is the sum of them! 7 If I climb up into heaven, i8 If I tell them, they are thou art there ; if I go down more in number than the sand; to hell, thou are there also. when I wake up, I am present

8 If I take the wings of the with thee. " morning, and remain in the 19 Wilt thou not say the uttermost parts of the fea; wicked, O God; depart from

9 Even there also shall thy me, ye blood-thirsty men. hand lead me, and thy right 20 For they speak uprightehand Thall hoja me thy right Louho sogin

jousy against thee, and thine to If I say, Peradventure enemies take thy Name in the darkness shall cover me, vain. then shall my night be turned 21 Do not I hate them, O to day.

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fie traps in my way.'

fore my mouth, and k 6 I laid unto the Lord, Thou door of my lips. art my God; hear the voice of 4 O let nog mine hex my prayers, O Lord.

inclined to any evil thing; 7 O Lord God, thou strength me not be occupied in mangas of my health; thou hast cover-| ly works, with the men ed my head in the day of battle. work wickedness, leit I eati

8l«t not the ungodly have such things as please them. his desire, O Lord; let not his 5 Let the righteous rather mufinievous imagination pro-smite me friendly, and te per, left they be too proud. Iprove me.

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them the my head; yea, I no man that would know ek | 10 Le jet against their me.

I Ś I had no place to flee unAnts. Sinto the feir judges be over-to, and no man cared for my Be/that the stony places, that soul. 1 II Amiear my words, for 6 I cried unto thee, O not prospe veet.

Lord, and said, Thou art my evil ihall Aones lie scattered be. hope, and my portion in the lon to over it, like aś when one land of the living. | 12 Surel and heweth wood. Consider my complaintt; will aveno: , earth.

for I am brought very low. maintain the mine eyes look un. 8 o deliver me from my lefs. O Lord God; in persecutors; for they are too

13 Ther: my trust, О cast not strong for me. zive thanks loul.

g Bring my soul out of prind the freep me from the snare ron, that I may give thanks in light y have laid for me, and unto thy Name, which thing

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their own nets toge 1. PŚ A L M i7g. thee.

and let me ever escape Let my pro

II TEar my prayer, O Lord,

and consider my desire; light 230 PSA L M 142.

hearken unto ine for thy truth

and righteousness lake. vening Cried unto the Lord with 2 And enter not into judg

my voice; yea, even unto ment with thy servant; for in Lord did I make my sup- thy sight shall no man living

be justified. T DO 2 I poured out my com. 3 For the enemy hath per5209aints before him, and thew. fecuted my soul, he hath finit. Orum him of my trouble.

en my life down to the ground, *** 3 When my spirit was in he hath laid me in the dark35 teaviness, thou knewest myness, as the men that have

path; in the way wherein I been long dead. .

walked have they privily laid 4. Therefore is my spirit is a snare for me.

vexed within me, and niy heart 4 I looked also upon my within me is desolate.

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felh ; for his mercy endureth 9 Blessed shall he be that tafor ever.

keth thy children, and throw26 O give thanks unto the eth them against the stones. God of heaven; for his mercy PSALM 138. endureth for ever.

I Will give thanks unto thee, 27 O give thanks unto the ITO Lord, with my whole Lord of lords ; for his mercy heart ; even before the gods endureth for ever.

will I sing praise unto thee. PSALM 137.

2. I will worship toward thy Dy the waters of Babylon holy temple, and praise thy

D we sat down and wepo, Name, because of thy loving when we remembered thee, o kindness and truth; for thou Sion.

hast magnified thy Name, and 2 As for our harps, we thy word above all things. hanged them up upon the 3. When I called upon thee, trees that are therein. Ithou heårdest me, and en

3 For they that led us a-duedst my soul with much way captive, required of us strength.. then a song, and melody in .4 All the kings of the earth our heaviness : Sing us one of thall praise thee, O Lord; for the songs of Sion.

they have heard the words of 4. How shall we sing the thy, mouch. '. Lord's song in a strange land? 5 Yea, they fhall sing in the

5 If I forget thee, Jeru: ways of the Lord, that great salem, let my right hand for- is the glory of the Lord. get her cunning.

l6.For though the Lord be 6 If I do not remember high, yet hath he respect unto thee, let my tongue cleave to the lowly; as for the proud, the roof of my mouth; yea, if he beholdeth them afar off. I prefer not Jerusalem in my 7: Though I walk in the mirth.

midst of trouble, yet shalt thou 9 Remember the children refresh me; thou shalt stretch of Edom, O Lord, in the day forth thy hand upon the furiof Jerusalem, how they said, ousness of mine enemies, and Down with it, down with it, thy, right hand shall save me. even to the ground.

18 The Lord shall make good 8 O daughter of Babylon, his lovingkindness towards me; wasted with misery ; yea, hap-yea, thy mercy, O Lord, endupy shall he be that rewardeth reth for ever; despise not then thee as thou hast served us. the works of thine own hands,

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14 My bohough I be madhe

night is as clear as the day; PSALM 139.

the darkness and light to thee

are both alike.. Lord, thou hast searched 12 For iny reins are thine ; U me out, and known me; thou hast covered me in my thou knowest my down-lit- mother's womb. ting, and mine up-rising, thou 13 I will give thanks unto understandeft my thoughts thee, for I am fearfully and long before.

; wonderfully made; marvellous 2 Thou art about my path, are thy works, and that my and about my bed, and spiest soul knoweth right well. out all my ways.

14 My bones are not hid 3 For lo, there is not a word from thee, though I be made in my tongue, but thou, o secretly, and fashioned beneath Lord, knowest it altogether. in the earth.

4 Thou hast fashioned me 15 Thine eyes did see my behind and before, and laid substance, yet being imperthine hand upon me.

fect; and in thy book were 5 Such knowledge is too all my members written ; wonderful and excellent for 16 Which day by day were me; I cannot attain unto it. fathioned, when as yet there

6 Whither shall I go then was none of them. from thy Spirit? or whither 17 How dear are thy counshall I go then from thy pre- fels unto me, O God; O how sence ?

great is the sum of them! 7 If I climb up into heaven, i8 If I tell them, they are thou art there ; if I go down more in number than the sand; to hell, thou are there also. when I wake up, I am present

8 If I take the wings of the with thee, morning, and remain in the 19 Wilt thou not say the uttermost parts of the fea; wicked, O God; depart from

9 Even there also shall thy me, ye blood-thirsty men. hand lead me, and thy right 20 For they speak uprightehand shall hold me.

jously against thee, and thine to If I say, Peradventure enemies take thy Name in the darkness shall cover me, vain. then shall my night be turned 21 Do not I hate them, O to day.

Lord, that hate thee; and am Jl Yea, the darkness is no not I grieved with those that darkness with thee, but the rise up against thee?

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