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Day 26 Evening Prayer

Psalm 119

Clamavi in toto corde meo

  1. I CALL with my whole heart: hear me, O Lord, I will keep thy statutes.
  2. Yea, even unto thee do I call: help me, and I shall keep thy testimonies.
  3. Early in the morning do I cry unto thee: for in thy word is my trust.
  4. Mine eyes prevent the night-watches: that I might be occupied in thy words.
  5. Hear my voice, O Lord, according unto thy loving-kindness: quicken me, according as thou art wont.
  6. They draw nigh that of malice persecute me: and are far from thy law.
  7. Be thou nigh at hand, O Lord: for all thy commandments are true.
  8. As concerning thy testimonies, I have known long since: that thou hast grounded them for ever.

Vide humilitatem

  1. O CONSIDER mine adversity, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law.
  2. Avenge thou my cause, and deliver me: quicken me, according to thy word.
  3. Health is far from the ungodly: for they regard not thy statutes.
  4. Great is thy mercy, O Lord: quicken me, as thou art wont.
  5. Many there are that trouble me, and persecute me: yet do I not swerve from thy testimonies.
  6. It grieveth me when I see the transgressors: because they keep not thy law.
  7. Consider, O Lord, how I love thy commandments: O quicken me, according to thy loving-kindness.
  8. Thy word is true from everlasting: all the judgements of thy righteousness endure for evermore.

Principes persecuti sunt

  1. PRINCES have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.
  2. I am as glad of thy word: as one that findeth great spoils.
  3. As for lies, I hate and abhor them: but thy law do I love.
  4. Seven times a day do I praise thee: because of thy righteous judgements.
  5. Great is the peace that they have who love thy law: and they are not offended at it.
  6. Lord, I have looked for thy saving health: and done after thy commandments.
  7. My soul hath kept thy testimonies: and loved them exceedingly.
  8. I have kept thy commandments and testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.

Appropinquet deprecatio

  1. LET my complaint come before thee, O Lord: give me understanding, according to thy word.
  2. Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me, according to thy word.
  3. My lips shall speak of thy praise: when thou hast taught me thy statutes.
  4. Yea, my tongue shall sing of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteous.
  5. Let thine hand help me: for I have chosen thy commandments.
  6. I have longed for thy saving health, O Lord: and in thy law is my delight.
  7. O let my soul live, and it shall praise thee: and thy judgements shall help me.
  8. I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost: O seek thy servant, for I do not forget thy commandments.