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Day 11 Evening Prayer

Psalm 59

Eripe me de inimicis

  1. DELIVER me from mine enemies, O God: defend me from them that rise up against me.
  2. O deliver me from the wicked doers: and save me from the blood-thirsty men.
  3. For lo, they lie waiting for my soul: the mighty men are gathered against me, without any offence or fault of me, O Lord.
  4. They run and prepare themselves without my fault: arise thou therefore to help me, and behold.
  5. Stand up, O Lord God of hosts, thou God of Israel, to visit all the heathen: and be not merciful unto them that offend of malicious wickedness.
  6. They go to and fro in the evening: they grin like a dog, and run about through the city.
  7. Behold, they speak with their mouth, and swords are in their lips: for who doth hear?
  8. But thou. O Lord, shalt have them in derision: and thou shalt laugh all the heathen to scorn.
  9. My strength will I ascribe unto thee: for thou art the God of my refuge.
  10. God sheweth me his goodness plenteously: and God shall let me see my desire upon mine enemies.
  11. .Slay them not, lest my people forget it: but scatter them abroad among the people, and put them down, O Lord, our defence.
  12. For the sin of their mouth, and for the words of their lips, they shall be taken in their pride: and why? their preaching is of cursing and lies.
  13. Consume them in thy wrath, consume them, that they may perish: and know that it is God that ruleth in Jacob, and unto the ends of the world.
  14. And in the evening they will return: grin like a dog, and will go about the city.
  15. They will run here and there for meat: and grudge if they be not satisfied.
  16. As for me, I will sing of thy power, and will praise thy mercy betimes in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.
  17. Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for thou, O God, art my refuge, and my merciful God.

Psalm 60

Deus, repulisti nos

  1. O GOD, thou hast cast us out, and scattered us abroad: thou hast also been displeased; O turn thee unto us again.
  2. Thou hast moved the land, and divided it: heal the sores thereof, for it shaketh.
  3. Thou hast shewed thy people heavy things: thou hast given us a drink of deadly wine.
  4. Thou hast given a token for such as fear thee: that they may triumph because of the truth.
  5. Therefore were thy beloved delivered: help me with thy right hand, and hear me.
  6. God hath spoken in his holiness, I will rejoice, and divide Sichem: and mete out the valley of Succoth.
  7. Gilead is mine, and Manasses is mine: Ephraim also is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;
  8. Moab is my wash-pot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, be thou glad of me.
  9. Who will lead me into the strong city: who will bring me into Edom?
  10. Hast not thou cast us out, O God: wilt not thou, O God, go out with our hosts?
  11. O be thou our help in trouble: for vain is the help of man.
  12. Through God will we do great acts: for it is he that shall tread down our enemies.

Psalm 61

Exaudi, Deus

  1. HEAR my crying, O God: give ear unto my prayer.
  2. From the ends of the earth will I call upon thee: when my heart is in heaviness.
  3. O set me up upon the rock that is higher than I: for thou hast been my hope, and a strong tower for me against the enemy.
  4. I will dwell in thy tabernacle for ever: and my trust shall be under the covering of thy wings.
  5. For thou, O Lord, hast heard my desires: and hast given an heritage unto those that fear thy Name.
  6. Thou shalt grant the King a long life: that his years may endure throughout all generations.
  7. He shall dwell before God for ever: O prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they may preserve him.
  8. So will I always sing praise unto thy Name: that I may daily perform my vows.