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1. KINGS VIII., 13.-I have surely built thee an house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
27. But will God indeed dwell on the earth ? behold, the heaven, and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee, how much less this house that I have builded ?
SOLO COUNTER TENOR. 28. Yet have thou respect unto the prayer of thy servant, O Lord my God:
29. That thine eyes may be open toward this house, night and day, even toward the place of which thou hast said, My name shall be there.
COUNTER TENOR, TENOR, AND BASS. 30. And hearken thou to the supplication of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, when they shall pray towards this place : and hear thou in heaven thy dwelling-place, and when thou hearest, forgive.
SOLO TENOR. 37. If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, whatsoever plague, whatsoever sickness there be ;
38. What prayer and supplication soever be made by any man, or by all thy people Israel, which shall know every man the plague of his own heart, and spread forth his hands towards this house :
39. Then hear thou in heaven thy dwellingplace, hear, and forgive.
SOLO BASS. 1. KINGS IX., 3.—And the Lord said to Solomon, I have heard thy prayer: I have hallowed this house which thou hast built, to put my name there for ever, and mine eyes, and mine heart shall be there perpetually. Amen.
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PSALM CXLIX., 1.-0 sing unto the Lord a new song: let the congregation of saints praise him.
2. Let Israel rejoice in him that made him : and let the children of Sion be joyful in their king.
SOLO TREBLE. 4. For the Lord hath pleasure in his people : and helpeth the meek hearted.
VERSE, TREBLE, AND BASS; AND FULL. 5. Let the saints be joyful with glory: 6. Let the praises of God be in their mouth.
PSALM CL., 6.-Let every thing that hath breath: praise the Lord.
PSALM LXXVIII. RECITATIVE, BASS.. 287
4. O come hither, and behold the works of God, how wonderful he is in his doing towards the children of men.
VERSE, TWO BASSES; AND FULL. 12. Marvellous things did he in the sight of our forefathers in the land of Egypt, even in the field of Zoan.
13. He divided the sea, and let them go through: he made the waters to stand on an heap.
15. He clave the hard rocks in the wilderness, and gave them drink thereof.
24. He rained down manna for them to eat, and gave them food from heaven.
VERSE, COUNTER TENOR, TENOR, AND BASS. 288.
PSALM CXVIII., 1.-O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious: because his mercy endureth for ever.
2. Let Israel now confess that he is gracious : and that his mercy endureth for ever.
SOLO TREBLE. PSALM CXLV., 18.–The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him : yea, all such as call upon him faithfully.
PSALM LV., 4.-My heart was disquieted within me : and the fear of death was fallen upon me.
PSALM CVII., 13.-But in my trouble I called upon the Lord : and he delivered me out of my distress.
PSALM CXVI., 7.-Turn again then unto thy rest, O my soul : for the Lord hath rewarded thee,
SOLO TREBLE ; AND FULL. PSALM XXXIV., 3.-0 praise the Lord with me: and let us magnify his name together.
SOLO BASS. PSALM LXXXIV., 9.-Behold, O God, our defender: and look upon the face of thine anointed. · PSALM LXI., 7.-0 prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they may preserve him.
VERSE, COUNTER TENOR, TENOR, AND BASS. PSALM LXXXIX., 30.-Let his seed endure for ever : and his throne as the days of heaven.
VERSE AND FULL. PSALM LXI., 8.–So will we always sing praise unto thy name. Amen. Hallelujah.
JOB XXVIII. VERSE, TWO TREBLES, COUNTER
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12. O where shall wisdom be found ? and where is the place of understanding ?
13. Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living.
14. The depth saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me.
15. It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.
18. No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls : for the price of wisdom is above rubies.
20. Whence then cometh wisdom ? and where is the place of understanding ? 21. Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living.
FULL, FIVE VOICES. 23. God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof.
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24. For he looketh to the ends of the earth, and seeth under the whole heaven;
25. To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure.
26. When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder :
27. Then did he see it, and declare it; he prepared it, yea, and searched it out.
FULL, FIVE VOICES. 28. And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.
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ISAIAH XLIX., 13.–Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, 0 earth; break forth into singing, O