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company of those who let those also who hate published it. him flee before him.

His salvation is nigh unto those who fear him, that glory may dwell in the land.

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Like as the smoke vanisheth, so shalt thou drive them away; and like as wax melteth at the fire, so shall the ungodly perish at the presence of God.

But let the righteous be glad, and rejoice before God; yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.

O sing unto God, and sing praises unto his name; magnify him who rideth upon the heavens ; praise him in his name JEHOVAH, and rejoice before him.

He is a Father of the fatherless, and defendeth the cause of the widows; even God in his holy habitation.

God restoreth the solitary to their families, and bringeth the prisoners out of captivity; but letteth the rebellious continue in a dry land.

O God, when thou wentest forth before the people, when thou didst march through the wilderness;

The earth shook, and the heavens dropped at

presence of God;
even Sinai itself was
moved at the presence of
God, the God of Israel.

He is our God, even the God of whom cometh salvation; God is the Lord, by whom we escape death.

Thou, O God, sentest a gracious rain upon thine inheritance, and refreshedst it when it was weary.


They dwelt in the midst of thy food; for thou, O God, didst of thy goodness prepare for the

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The Lord hath said, I will bring my people again as I did from Bashan; mine own will I bring again as I did once from the deep of the sea.

Sing unto God, O ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord;

Who sitteth in the heavens over all, from the beginning; lo, he doth send out his voice, yea, and that a mighty voice.

Ascribe ye the power to God; his excellency is over Israel; his strength is in the clouds.

O God, wonderful art thou in thy holy places; the God of Israel will give strength and power unto his people; blessed be God.


HEAR my law, O my people; incline your ears unto the words of my mouth.


I will open my mouth in a parable; I will declare hard sentences of old;


WE have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what thou hast done in their time of old;

How thou hast driven out the heathen with thy hand, and planted them in; how thou hast destroyed the nations, and cast them out.

Which we have heard and known, and such as our fathers have told us;

That we should not hide them from the children of the generations to come, but to show the honor of the Lord, his mighty and wonderful works that he hath done. He made a covenant with Jacob, and gave Israel a law, which he commanded our forefathers to teach their children;

That their posterity might know it, and the children who are yet unborn;

To the intent that when they came up, they might show their children the


That they might put their trust in God, and not to forget the works of God, but to keep his commandments.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honor and glory, &c.

For they gat not the land in possession through their own sword, neither was it their own arm that helped them;

But thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favor unto them.

Thou art my King, O God; send help unto Jacob.

For I will not trust in my bow; it is not my sword that shall help me.

But it is thou who savest us from our enemies, and puttest them to coufusion who hate us.

We make our boast of God all day long, and will praise thy name for ever.

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Even the covenant that he made with Abraham, and the oath that he sware unto Isaac ;

When there were yet but a few of them, and they strangers in the land;

What time as they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another people;

He suffered no man to do them wrong, but reproved even kings for their sakes;

Touch not mine anointed and do my prophets no harm.

And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness;

And gave them the lands of the heathen; and they took the labors of the people in possession;

That they might keep his statutes, and observe his laws.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honor and glory,




The Minister may use the common Service for Morning or Evening Prayer, till he comes to the Psalms for the Day of the Month; instead of which, the following Psalms are to be said.


O CLAP your hands together all ye people; O sing unto God with the voice of melody.

For the Lord is high, and to be feared; he is the great King over all the earth.

He shall subdue the people under us, and the nations under our feet.

He shall choose out an heritage for us, even the excellency of Jacob whom he loved.

God is gone up with a shout, and the Lord with the sound of the trumpet.

O sing praises, sing praises unto our God; O sing praises, sing praises unto our King.

For God is the King of all the earth; sing ye praises with understanding.

God reigneth over the heathen; God sitteth upon his holy throne.

The princes of the people are joined unto the people of the God of Abraham; for God, who is very high exalted, doth defend the earth as it were with a shield.

PSALM 147.

PRAISE ye the Lord: for it is a good thing to sing praises unto our God; yea, a joyful and pleasant thing it is to be thankful.

The Lord doth build up Jerusalem and gather

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