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Day 28 Evening Prayer

Psalm 136

Confitemini

  1. O GIVE thanks unto the LORD, for he is gracious: and his mercy endureth for ever.
  2. O give thanks unto the God of all gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  3. O thank the Lord of all lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  4. Who only doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  5. Who by his excellent wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  6. Who laid out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  7. Who hath made great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  8. The sun to rule the day: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  9. The moon and the stars to govern the night: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  10. Who smote Egypt with their first-born: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  11. And brought out Israel from among them: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  12. With a mighty hand, and stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  13. Who divided the Red sea in two parts: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  14. And made Israel to go through the midst of it: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  15. But as for Pharaoh and his host, he overthrew them in the Red sea: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  16. Who led his people through the wilderness: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  17. Who smote great kings: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  18. Yea, and slew mighty kings: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  19. Sehon king of the Amorites: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  20. And Og the king of Basan: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  21. And gave away their land for an heritage: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  22. Even for an heritage unto Israel his servant: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  23. Who remembered us when we were in trouble: for his mercy endureth for ever;
  24. And hath delivered us from our enemies: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  25. Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  26. O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.
  27. O give thanks unto the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Psalm 137

Super flumina

  1. BY THE waters of Babylon we sat down and wept: when we remembered thee, O Sion.
  2. As for our harps, we hanged them up: upon the trees that are therein.
  3. For they that led us away captive required of us then a song, and melody in our heaviness: Sing us one of the songs of Sion.
  4. How shall we sing the Lord's song: in a strange land?
  5. If I forget thee, O Jerusalem: let my right hand forget her cunning.
  6. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth: yea, if I prefer not Jerusalem in my mirth.
  7. Remember the children of Edom, O Lord, in the day of Jerusalem: how they said, Down with it, down with it, even to the ground.
  8. O daughter of Babylon , wasted with misery: yea, happy shall he be that rewardeth thee, as thou hast served us.
  9. Blessed shall he be that taketh thy children: and throweth them against the stones.

Psalm 138

Confitebor tibi

  1. I WILL give thanks unto thee, O Lord, with my whole heart: even before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.
  2. I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy Name, because of thy loving-kindness and truth: for thou hast magnified thy Name and thy word above all things.
  3. When I called upon thee, thou heardest me: and enduedst my soul with much strength.
  4. All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O Lord: for they have heard the words of thy mouth.
  5. Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the Lord: that great is the glory of the Lord.
  6. For though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: as for the proud, he beholdeth them afar off.
  7. Though I walk in the midst of trouble, yet shalt thou refresh me: thou shalt stretch forth thy hand upon the furiousness of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.
  8. The lord shall make good his loving-kindness toward me: yea, thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever; despise not then the works of thine own hands.