Psalm 141

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Psalm 141 Prayer Audio in Latin


{141:1} Intellectus David, Cum esset in spelunca, oratio.
{141:1} The understanding of David. A prayer, when he was in the cave.

{141:2} Voce mea ad Dominum clamavi: voce mea ad Dominum deprecatus sum:
{141:2} With my voice, I cried out to the Lord. With my voice, I made supplication to the Lord.

{141:3} Effundo in conspectu eius orationem meam, et tribulationem meam ante ipsum pronuncio.
{141:3} In his sight, I pour out my prayer, and before him, I declare my tribulation.

{141:4} In deficiendo ex me spiritum meum, et tu cognovisti semitas meas. In via hac, qua ambulabam, absconderunt laqueum mihi.
{141:4} Though my spirit may become faint within me, even then, you have known my paths. Along this way, which I have been walking, they have hidden a snare for me.

{141:5} Considerabam ad dexteram, et videbam: et non erat qui cognosceret me. Periit fuga a me, et non est qui requirat animam meam.
{141:5} I considered toward the right, and I looked, but there was no one who would know me. Flight has perished before me, and there is no one who has concern for my soul.

{141:6} Clamavi ad te Domine, dixi: Tu es spes mea, portio mea in terra viventium.
{141:6} I cried out to you, O Lord. I said: You are my hope, my portion in the land of the living.

{141:7} Intende ad deprecationem meam: quia humiliatus sum nimis. Libera me a persequentibus me: quia confortati sunt super me.
{141:7} Attend to my supplication. For I have been humbled exceedingly. Free me from my persecutors, for they have been fortified against me.

{141:8} Educ de custodia animam meam ad confitendum nomini tuo: me expectant iusti, donec retribuas mihi.
{141:8} Lead my soul out of confinement in order to confess your name. The just are waiting for me, until you repay me.


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