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give me understanding, O quicken me after

that I may learn thy commandments.

They who fear thee, will be glad when they see me, because I have put my trust in thy word.

I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou of very faithfulness hast caused me to be troubled.

O let thy merciful kindness be my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

O let thy loving mercies come unto me, that I may live; for thy law is my delight.

Let such as fear thee, and have known thy testimonies be turned unto

me.

O let my heart be sound in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed.

CAPH.

MY soul hath longed for thy salvation; and I have a good hope because of thy word.

Mine eyes languish for thy word, saying, O when wilt thou comfort me?

thy loving kindness; and so shall I keep the testimonies of thy mouth.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honor and glory, &c.

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The ungodly laid wait for me, to destroy me; but I will consider thy testimonies.

I see that all things come to an end; but thy commandment is eter

nal.

MEM.

O HOW I love thy law all the day long is my study in it !

ing; therefore I hate all evil ways.

Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies; for they are ever with me.

I have more understanding than my teachers; for thy testimonies are my study.

I am wiser than the aged; because I keep thy commandments.

I have refrained my feet from every evil way, because I keep thy word.

I have not shrunk from thy judgments; for thou teachest me.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honor and glory, &c.

The Twenty-fourth Day.

MORNING PRAYER.

PSALM 119.

NUN.

THY word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my paths.

I have sworn, and am steadfastly purposed to keep thy righteous judg

ments.

I am troubled above measure; revive me, Lord, according to thy word.

Let the free will offerings of my mouth please thee, O Lord; and teach thou me thy judgments.

My life is in constant peril; yet do I not forget thy law.

The ungodly have laid a snare for me; but yet I swerve not from thy

How sweet are thy words unto my taste, yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouth.

Through thy commandments I get understand- commandments.

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The Twenty-fifth Day.

MORNING PRAYER.

PSALM 119.

RESH.

O CONSIDER mine adversity, and deliver me; for I do not forget thy law.

Plead thou my cause, and deliver me; preserve me according to thy word.

Salvation is far from the ungodly; for they regard not thy statutes. Great is thy mercy, 0 Lord; quicken me according to thy judgments. Many there are who trouble me, and persecute me; yet do I not swerve from thy testimonies.

It grieveth me, when I see the transgressors, because they keep not thy law.

Consider, O Lord, how I love thy commandments; O revive me according to thy loving kindness.

Thy word is true from everlasting; all the judgments of thy righteosuness endure for evermore.

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