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13 They also shall bring forth more fruit in their age, and shall be fat and well-liking;

14 That they may show how true the LORD my strength is, and that there is no unrighteousness in him.

Evening Prayer.

Psalm xciii. Dominus regnavit.


HE LORD is King, and hath put on glorious apparel; the LORD hath put on his apparel, and girded himself with strength.

2 He hath made the round world so sure, that it cannot be moved.

3 Ever since the world began hath thy seat been prepared thou art from everlasting.

4 The floods are risen, O LORD, the floods have lift up their voice; the floods lift up their waves.

5 The waves of the sea are mighty, and rage horribly; but yet the LORD, who dwelleth on high, is mightier.

6 Thy testimonies, O LORD, are very sure: holiness becometh thine house for ever.

Psalm xciv.

Deus ultionum.

LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth, thou God, to whom vengeance belongeth, show



2 Arise, thou Judge of the world, and reward the proud after their deserving.

3 LORD, how long shall the ungodly, how long shall the ungodly triumph?

4 How long shall all wicked doers speak so disdainfully, and make such proud boasting?

5 They smite down thy people, O LORD, and trouble thine heritage.

6 They murder the widow and the stranger, and put the fatherless to death.

7 And yet they say, Tush, the LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.

8 Take heed, ye unwise among the people: O ye fools, when will ye understand?

9 He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? or he that made the eye, shall he not see?

10 Or he that nurtureth the heathen, it is he that teacheth man knowledge; shall not he punish?

11 The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are but vain.

12 Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him in thy law;

13 That thou mayest give him patience in time of adversity, until the pit be digged up for the ungodly.

14 For the LORD will not fail his people; neither will he forsake his inheritance.

15 Until righteousness turn again unto judgment: all such as are true in heart shall follow it.

16 Who will rise up with me against the wicked? or who will take my part against the evil doers ?

17 If the LORD had not helped me, it had not failed, but my soul had been put to silence.

18 But when I said, My foot hath slipped; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.

19 In the multitude of the sorrows that I had in my heart, thy comforts have refreshed my soul.

20 Wilt thou have any thing to do with the stool of wickedness, which imagineth mischief as a law?

21 They gather them together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.

22 But the LORD is my refuge, and my God is the strength of my confidence.

23 He shall recompense them their wickedness, and destroy them in their own malice; yea, the LORD our God shall destroy them.


Morning Prayer.

Psalm xcv. Venite, exultemus.

COME, let us sing unto the LORD; let us heartily rejoice in the strength of our salvation.


2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving; and show ourselves glad in him with psalms. 3 For the LORD is a great God; and a great King above all gods.


4 In his hand are all the corners of the earth; and the strength of the hills is his also.

5 The sea is his, and he made it; and his hands prepared the dry land.

6 O come, let us worship and fall down, and kneel before the LORD our Maker.

7 For he is the Lord our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.

8 To-day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness;

9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works.

10 Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their hearts, for they have not known my ways:

11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath, that they should not enter into my rest.

Psalm xcvi. Cantate Domino.

SING unto the LORD a new song; sing unto the
LORD, all the whole earth.


2 Sing unto the LORD, and praise his Name; be telling of his salvation from day to day.

3 Declare his honour unto the heathen, and his wonders unto all people.

4 For the LORD is great, and cannot worthily be praised; he is more to be feared than all gods.

5 As for all the gods of the heathen, they are but idols; but it is the LORD that made the heavens.

6 Glory and worship are before him; power and honour are in his sanctuary.

7 Ascribe unto the LORD, O ye kindreds of the people, ascribe unto the LORD worship and power.

8 Ascribe unto the LORD the honour due unto his Name; bring presents, and come into his courts.

9 O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth stand in awe of him.

10 Tell it out among the heathen, that the LORD is King; and that it is he who hath made the round world so fast that it cannot be moved; and how that he shall judge the people righteously.

11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea make a noise, and all that therein is.

12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is in it; then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice before the LORD.

13 For he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth; and with righteousness to judge the world, and the people with his truth.

Psalm xcvii. Dominus regnavit.


HE LORD is King, the earth may be glad thereof; yea, the multitude of the isles may be glad


2 Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his seat. 3 There shall go a fire before him, and burn up his enemies on every side.

4 His lightnings gave shine unto the world: the earth saw it, and was afraid.

5 The hills melted like wax at the presence of the LORD; at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

6 The heavens have declared his righteousness, and all the people have seen his glory.

7 Confounded be all they that worship carved images, and that delight in vain gods: worship him, all ye gods.

8 Sion heard of it, and rejoiced; and the daughters of Judah were glad, because of thy judgments, O LORD. 9 For thou, LORD, art higher than all that are in the earth thou art exalted far above all gods.

10 O ye that love the LORD, see that ye hate the thing which is evil: the Lord preserveth the souls of his saints; he shall deliver them from the hand of the ungodly.

11 There is sprung up a light for the righteous, and joyful gladness for such as are true-hearted.

12 Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks for a remembrance of his holiness.

Evening Prayer.

Psalm xcviii. Cantate Domino.

SING unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things.


2 With his own right hand, and with his holy arm, hath he gotten himself the victory.

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