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2. I have acknowledged my ways, and thou heardest me: O teach me thy ftatufes. 3
Make me to understand the way of thy commandments : and fo shall I talk of thy wonderous works. 4. My foul melteth away for very heaviness : comfort
' thou me according unto thy word.
5 Take from me the way of lying: and cause chou me make much of thy law.
6 I have chosen the way of truth ; and thy judgments have I laid before me.
7 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O Lord, confound me not. 8 I will run the way of thy commandments : when thou
heart ac liberty.
halt let my
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Te Ahall keep it unto the end.
I 2 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law : yea, I shall keep it with my whole heart.
3 Make me to go in the path of thy commandments : for therein is my desire.
4 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies : and not to covetousness.
5 O curp away mine eyes, left they behold vanicy: and quicken thou me in thy way.
60 ftablish thy word in thy servant : that I may fear thee.
7 Take away the rebuke that I am afraid of : for thy judgments are good.
8 Behold, my delight is in thy commandments : O quicken me in thy righteousness.
Et veniat super me.
even thy falvation, according unto thy word. 2 So shall I make answer unto my blasphemers : for my truft is in thy word.
3 O take not the word of thy truth utterly out of my : mouth : for my hope is in thy judgments.
4. So shall I alway keep thy law : yea, for ever and ever. 5 And I will walk at liberty : for I seek thy command
6 I will speak of thy testimonies also, even before kings: and will not be ashamed.
7 And my delight shall be in thy commandments : whick I have loved. : '8 My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved : and my ftudy shall be in thy statutes.
Memor efto fervi tui.
wherein thou hart caused me to put my truft. 2 The fame is my comfort in my trouble : for thy word hath quickened me.
3 The proud have had me exceedingly in derision : yee have I not shrinked from thy law.
4 For I remembered thine everlafting judgments, o Lord : and received comfort. 5 I
am horribly afraid : for the ungodly that forsake thy law.
6 Thy statutes have been my songs : in the house of my pilgrimage.
7 I have thought upon thy name, O Lord, in the nightseason : and have kept thy law. 8 This I had : because I kept thy commandments.
Portio mea, Domine.
. 2 I made my humble petition in thy presence with my whole heart: O be merciful unto me according to thy word.
3 I called mine own ways to remembrance : and turned my feet unto thy teftimonies.
4 I made hafte, and prolonged not the time : to keep thị cominandments.
5 The congregation of the ungodly have robbed me: bu: I have not forgotten thy law.
6 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee: because of thy righteous judgments.
7 I ar 7 Let fuch as fear thee, and have known thy testimonies : be turned unto me.
Tkeep thy law.
7 I am a companion of all them that fear thee : and keep thy commandments.
8 The earch O Lord, is full of thy mercy : O teach me thy statutes.
cording unto thy word.
3 Before I was troubled, I went wrong': but now have I kept thy word.
4 Thou art good and gracious : O teach me thy statutes.
5 The proud have imagined a lie against me : but I will keep thy commandments with my whole heart.
6 Their heart is as fat as brawn : but my delight hath been in thy law.
7 It is good for me that I have been in trouble: that I may learn thy statutes.
8 The law of thy mouth is dearer unto me : than thousands of gold and silver.
E VENING PRAYER.
Manus tuæ fecerunt me.
me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
2 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me: bccause I have put my trust in thy word.
3 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right : and that thou of very faithfulness haft cauted me to be troubled.
4 O let thy merciful kindness be my comfort : according to thy word unto thy servant.
5 let thy loving mercies come unto me, that I may live : for thy law is my delight.
6 Let the proud, bé confounded, for they go wickedly about to destroy me : but I will be occupied in thy commandments.
8 O let my heart be found in thy statutes : chat I be not ashamed.
Defecit anima mea.
good hope because of thy word. 2 Mine eyes long fore for thy word : saying, O when wilt thou comfort me?
3 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke : yet do I hot forget thy statutes.
4 How many are the days of thy servant : when wilt thou be avenged of them that persecute me.
5 The proud have digged pits for me : which are not af. ter thy law.
6 All thy commandments are true : they persecute me falsely; O be thou my help.
7 They had almost made an end of me upon earth : but I forsook not thy commandments.
8 O quicken me after thy loving-kindness i and so fhall I keep the testimonies of thy mouth.
In aeternum, Domine.
2 Thy truth also remaineth from one generation to another : thou hast laid the foundation of the earth, and it abideth.
3 They continue this day according to thine ordinance : for all things serve thee.
4 If my delight had not been in thy law: I should have perished in my trouble.
5 I will never forget thy commandments : for with them thou hast quickened me.
6 I am thine ; O fave me: for I have fought thy commandments.
7 The ungodly laid wait for me, to destroy me : but I will consider thy testimonies.
8 I see that all things come to an end: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.
Quomodo dilexi !
2 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies : for they are ever with me.
3 I have more understanding than my teachers : for thy testimonies are my ftudy.
4 I am wiser than the aged : because I keep thy commandments.
5 I have refrained my feet from every evil way : that I may keep thy word.
6. I have not shrunk from thy judgments : for thou teachest me.
7 O how sweet are thy words unto my throat : yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouch !
8 Through thy commandments I get understanding : therefore I hate all evil ways.
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Lucerna pedibus meis.
3 I am troubled above measure : quicken me, O Lord, according to thy word.
4 Let the free-will-offerings of my mouth please thee : O Lord: and teach me thy judgments.
5 My soul is alway in my hand : yet do I not forget thy
6 The ungodly have laid a snare for me: but yet I swerved not from thy commandments.
7 Thy testimonies have I claimed as mine heritage for ever : and why ? they are the very joy of my heart.
8 I have applied my heart to fulfil thy statutes alway: even unto the end.
Iniquos odio bahui.
2 Thou art my defence and shield : and my trust is in thy word.