Psalm 113

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{113:1} Alleluia. In exitu Israel de Ægypto, domus Iacob de populo barbaro:
{113:1} Alleluia. At the departure of Israel from Egypt, the house of Jacob from a barbarous people:

{113:2} Facta est Iudæa sanctificatio eius, Israel potestas eius.
{113:2} Judea was made his sanctuary; Israel was made his power.

{113:3} Mare vidit, et fugit: Iordanis conversus est retrorsum.
{113:3} The sea looked, and it fled. The Jordan was turned back again.

{113:4} Montes exultaverunt ut arietes: et colles sicut agni ovium.
{113:4} The mountains exulted like rams, and the hills like lambs among the sheep.

{113:5} Quid est tibi mare quod fugisti: et tu Iordanis, quia conversus es retrorsum?
{113:5} What happened to you, O sea, so that you fled, and to you, O Jordan, so that you were turned back again?

{113:6} Montes exultastis sicut arietes, et colles sicut agni ovium?
{113:6} What happened to you, O mountains, so that you exulted like rams, and to you, O hills, so that you exulted like lambs among the sheep?

{113:7} A facie Domini mota est terra, a facie Dei Iacob.
{113:7} Before the face of the Lord, the earth was moved, before the face of the God of Jacob.

{113:8} Qui convertit petram in stagna aquarum, et rupem in fontes aquarum.
{113:8} He converted the rock into pools of water, and the cliff into fountains of waters.

{113:9} Non nobis Domine, non nobis: sed nomini tuo da gloriam.
{113:9} Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory.

{113:10} Super misericordia tua, et veritate tua: nequando dicant Gentes: Ubi est Deus eorum?
{113:10} Give glory to your mercy and your truth, lest the Gentiles should say, “Where is their God?”

{113:11} Deus autem noster in cælo: omnia quæcumque voluit, fecit.
{113:11} But our God is in heaven. All things whatsoever that he has willed, he has done.

{113:12} Simulacra gentium argentum, et aurum, opera manuum hominum.
{113:12} The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the works of the hands of men.

{113:13} Os habent, et non loquentur: oculos habent, et non videbunt.
{113:13} They have mouths, and do not speak; they have eyes, and do not see.

{113:14} Aures habent, et non audient: nares habent, et non odorabunt.
{113:14} They have ears, and do not hear; they have noses, and do not smell.

{113:15} Manus habent, et non palpabunt: pedes habent, et non ambulabunt: non clamabunt in gutture suo.
{113:15} They have hands, and do not feel; they have feet, and do not walk. Neither will they cry out with their throat.

{113:16} Similes illis fiant qui faciunt ea: et omnes qui confidunt in eis.
{113:16} Let those who make them become like them, along with all who trust in them.

{113:17} Domus Israel speravit in Domino: adiutor eorum et protector eorum est.
{113:17} The house of Israel has hoped in the Lord. He is their helper and their protector.

{113:18} Domus Aaron speravit in Domino: adiutor eorum et protector eorum est.
{113:18} The house of Aaron has hoped in the Lord. He is their helper and their protector.

{113:19} Qui timent Dominum, speraverunt in Domino: adiutor eorum et protector eorum est.
{113:19} Those who fear the Lord have hoped in the Lord. He is their helper and their protector.

{113:20} Dominus memor fuit nostri: et benedixit nobis: Benedixit domui Israel: benedixit domui Aaron.
{113:20} The Lord has been mindful of us, and he has blessed us. He has blessed the house of Israel. He has blessed the house of Aaron.

{113:21} Benedixit omnibus, qui timent Dominum, pusillis cum maioribus.
{113:21} He has blessed all who fear the Lord, the small with the great.

{113:22} Adiiciat Dominus super vos: super vos, et super filios vestros.
{113:22} May the Lord add blessings upon you: upon you, and upon your sons.

{113:23} Benedicti vos a Domino, qui fecit cælum, et terram.
{113:23} Blessed are you by the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

{113:24} Cælum cæli Domino: terram autem dedit filiis hominum.
{113:24} The heaven of heaven is for the Lord, but the earth he has given to the sons of men.

{113:25} Non mortui laudabunt te Domine: neque omnes, qui descendunt in infernum.
{113:25} The dead will not praise you, Lord, and neither will all those who descend into Hell.

{113:26} Sed nos qui vivimus, benedicimus Domino, ex hoc nunc et usque in sæculum.
{113:26} But we who live will bless the Lord, from this time forward, and even forever.


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