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14. I am poured out like water, all my

bones are out of joint; my heart also in the midst of my body is even like melt

ing wax. 19. But be not thou far from O LORD:

thou art my succour, haste thee to help



16. For many dogs are come about me:

and the counsel of the wicked layeth

fiege against me. 17. They pierced my hands and my feet,

I 'may tell all my bones : they ftand

staring and looking upon me. 18. They part my garments among them ; · and cast lots upon my vesture. 19. But be not thou, &c.

Three Voices.

Buss, Tenor,


Contra. tenor,

Ave mercy upon me, O GOD, after

thy great goodness : and according to the multitude of thy mercies do away

mine offences.
2. Wash me throughly from my

wicked. ness : and cleanse me from


fin. 3. For I acknowledge my faults : and my

fin is ever before me, 4. Against thee only have I finned, and done this evil in thy fight : that thou


might'st be justified in thy saying, and

clear when thou art judged. 5. Behold, I was shapen in wickedness :

and in sin hath my mother conceived


6. But lo, thou requirest truth in the in

ward parts : and shalt make me to un

derstand wisdom secretly. 7. Thou shalt purge me with hyssop, and

I shall be clean thou shalt wash me,

and I shall be whiter than snow. 8. Thou shalt make me to hear of joy and

gladness : that the bones which thou

haft broken may rejoice. 9. Turn thou thy face from my sins: and



put out all


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Three ORD, teach us to number air

Bals, days : that we may apply our

Tenor, hearts unto wisdom.

Contra 13. Turn thee again, O LORD, at the last :

and be gracious unto thy servants. 14. O satisfy us with thy mercy : fo shall

we rejoice, and be glad all the days of

our life. 15. Comfort us again now after the time B 2


that thou hast plagued us : and for the

years wherein we have suffer'd adversity. 16. Shew thy servants thy work : and their

children thy glory. 17:

And the glorious Majesty of the LORD our God be upon us : prosper thou the work of our hands upon us, o prosper thou our handy-work.


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Bass Tenor,


Contra tenor.

PSA L. LXX. Afte thee, O God, to deliver me: make haste to help ,

O LORD. 2. Let them be ashamed, and confounded,

that seek after my soul : let them be turned backward, and put to confufion, that

wish me evil. 3. Let them for their reward be soon

brought to shame : that cry over me,

There, there. 4. But let all those that seek thee, be joy

ful and glad in thee : and let all such as delight in thy. falvation, say alway, The LORD be praised.


I am
am poor

and in misery
1. Halte thee, O GOD, &c.
6. Thou art my helper and my

redeemer : O LORD, make no long tarrying.

5. As for



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Praise the LORD, laud ye

of the LORD: praise it, O ye vants of the LORD. 3. O praise the Lord, for the Lord is gra- Contra

cious : O sing praises to his name, for it tenor.

is lovely. 5. For I know that the Lord is great : and

that our LORD is above all Gods. 13. Thy name, O LORD,' endureth for

ever : fo doth thy memorial, O LORD,

from one generation to another. 19. Praise the LORD, ye house of Israel :

praise the LORD, ye house of Aaron. 20. Praise the LORD, ye House of Levi. J. O praise the LORD, &c.





Will always give thanks unto the Voices.

Bals, LORD: his praise shall be ever in my mouth. 2. My soul shall make her boast in the Contra

LORD: the humble fall hear thereof,

and be glad. 3. O praise the LORD with me: and let us

magnify his name together.


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my fear.

4. I sought the Lord, and he heard me ;

yea, he delivered me out of all 6. Lo, the poor crieth, and the LORD

heareth him: yea, and saveth him out of

all his trouble. Psal. xxxii. 21. Let thy merciful kind

ness, O LORD, be upon us : like as wę do

put our trust in thee.

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