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Psalm 117

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Psalm 117 Prayer Audio in Latin

 

{117:1} Alleluia. Confitemini Domino quoniam bonus: quoniam in sæculum misericordia eius.
{117:1} Alleluia. Confess to the Lord, for he is good, for his mercy is forever.

{117:2} Dicat nunc Israel quoniam bonus: quoniam in sæculum misericordia eius.
{117:2} Let Israel now say: For he is good, for his mercy is forever.

{117:3} Dicat nunc domus Aaron: quoniam in sæculum misericordia eius.
{117:3} Let the house of Aaron now say: For his mercy is forever.

{117:4} Dicant nunc qui timent Dominum: quoniam in sæculum misericordia eius.
{117:4} Let those who fear the Lord now say: For his mercy is forever.

{117:5} De tribulatione invocavi Dominum: et exaudivit me in latitudine Dominus.
{117:5} In my tribulation, I called upon the Lord. And the Lord heeded me with generosity.

{117:6} Dominus mihi adiutor: non timebo quid faciat mihi homo.
{117:6} The Lord is my helper. I will not fear what man can do to me.

{117:7} Dominus mihi adiutor: et ego despiciam inimicos meos.
{117:7} The Lord is my helper. And I will look down upon my enemies.

{117:8} Bonum est confidere in Domino, quam confidere in homine:
{117:8} It is good to trust in the Lord, rather than to trust in man.

{117:9} Bonum est sperare in Domino, quam sperare in principibus.
{117:9} It is good to hope in the Lord, rather than to hope in leaders.

{117:10} Omnes gentes circuierunt me: et in nomine Domini quia ultus sum in eos.
{117:10} All the nations have surrounded me. And, in the name of the Lord, I have been avenged over them.

{117:11} Circumdantes circumdederunt me: et in nomine Domini quia ultus sum in eos.
{117:11} Surrounding me, they closed in on me. And, in the name of the Lord, I have been avenged over them.

{117:12} Circumdederunt me sicut apes, et exarserunt sicut ignis in spinis: et in nomine Domini quia ultus sum in eos.
{117:12} They surrounded me like a swarm, and they burned like fire among the thorns. And, in the name of the Lord, I have been avenged over them.

{117:13} Impulsus eversus sum ut caderem: et Dominus suscepit me.
{117:13} Having been pushed, I was overturned so as to fall. But the Lord took me up.

{117:14} Fortitudo mea, et laus mea Dominus: et factus est mihi in salutem.
{117:14} The Lord is my strength and my praise. And he has become my salvation.

{117:15} Vox exultationis, et salutis in tabernaculis iustorum.
{117:15} A voice of exultation and salvation is in the tabernacles of the just.

{117:16} Dextera Domini fecit virtutem: dextera Domini exaltavit me, dextera Domini fecit virtutem.
{117:16} The right hand of the Lord has wrought virtue. The right hand of the Lord has exalted me. The right hand of the Lord has wrought virtue.

{117:17} Non moriar, sed vivam: et narrabo opera Domini.
{117:17} I will not die, but I will live. And I will declare the works of the Lord.

{117:18} Castigans castigavit me Dominus: et morti non tradidit me.
{117:18} When chastising, the Lord chastised me. But he has not delivered me over to death.

{117:19} Aperite mihi portas iustitiæ, ingressus in eas confitebor Domino:
{117:19} Open the gates of justice to me. I will enter them, and I will confess to the Lord.

{117:20} hæc porta Domini, iusti intrabunt in eam.
{117:20} This is the gate of the Lord. The just will enter by it.

{117:21} Confitebor tibi quoniam exaudisti me: et factus es mihi in salutem.
{117:21} I will confess to you because you have heard me. And you have become my salvation.

{117:22} Lapidem, quem reprobaverunt ædificantes: hic factus est in caput anguli.
{117:22} The stone which the builders have rejected, this has become the head of the corner.

{117:23} A Domino factum est istud: et est mirabile in oculis nostris.
{117:23} By the Lord has this been done, and it is a wonder before our eyes.

{117:24} Hæc est dies, quam fecit Dominus: exultemus, et lætemur in ea.
{117:24} This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us exult and rejoice in it.

{117:25} O Domine salvum me fac: O Domine bene prosperare:
{117:25} O Lord, grant salvation to me. O Lord, grant good prosperity.

{117:26} benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini. Benediximus vobis de domo Domini:
{117:26} Blessed is he who arrives in the name of the Lord. We have blessed you from the house of the Lord.

{117:27} Deus Dominus, et illuxit nobis. Constituite diem solemnem in condensis, usque ad cornu altaris.
{117:27} The Lord is God, and he has enlightened us. Establish a solemn day amid a dense crowd, even to the horn of the altar.

{117:28} Deus meus es tu, et confitebor tibi: Deus meus es tu, et exaltabo te. Confitebor tibi quoniam exaudisti me: et factus es mihi in salutem.
{117:28} You are my God, and I will confess to you. You are my God, and I will exalt you. I will confess to you, for you have heeded me. And you have become my salvation.

{117:29} Confitemini Domino quoniam bonus: quoniam in sæculum misericordia eius.
{117:29} Confess to the Lord, for he is good, for his mercy is forever.

 

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