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Psalm 142

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Psalm 142 Prayer Audio in Latin

 

{142:1} Psalmus David, Quando persequebatur eum Absalom filius eius. Domine exaudi orationem meam: auribus percipe obsecrationem meam in veritate tua: exaudi me in tua iustitia.
{142:1} A Psalm of David, when his son Absalom was pursuing him. O Lord, hear my prayer. Incline your ear to my supplication in your truth. Heed me according to your justice.

{142:2} Et non intres in iudicium cum servo tuo: quia non iustificabitur in conspectu tuo omnis vivens.
{142:2} And do not enter into judgment with your servant. For all the living will not be justified in your sight.

{142:3} Quia persecutus est inimicus animam meam: humiliavit in terra vitam meam. Collocavit me in obscuris sicut mortuos sæculi:
{142:3} For the enemy has pursued my soul. He has lowered my life to the earth. He has stationed me in darkness, like the dead of ages past.

{142:4} et anxiatus est super me spiritus meus, in me turbatum est cor meum.
{142:4} And my spirit has been in anguish over me. My heart within me has been disturbed.

{142:5} Memor fui dierum antiquorum, meditatus sum in omnibus operibus tuis: in factis manuum tuarum meditabar.
{142:5} I have called to mind the days of antiquity. I have been meditating on all your works. I have meditated on the workings of your hands.

{142:6} Expandi manus meas ad te: anima mea sicut terra sine aqua tibi:
{142:6} I have extended my hands to you. My soul is like a land without water before you.

{142:7} Velociter exaudi me Domine: defecit spiritus meus. Non avertas faciem tuam a me: et similis ero descendentibus in lacum.
{142:7} O Lord, heed me quickly. My spirit has grown faint. Do not turn your face away from me, lest I become like those who descend into the pit.

{142:8} Auditam fac mihi mane misericordiam tuam: quia in te speravi. Notam fac mihi viam, in qua ambulem: quia ad te levavi animam meam.
{142:8} Make me hear your mercy in the morning. For I have hoped in you. Make known to me the way that I should walk. For I have lifted up my soul to you.

{142:9} Eripe me de inimicis meis Domine, ad te confugi:
{142:9} O Lord, rescue me from my enemies. I have fled to you.

{142:10} doce me facere voluntatem tuam, quia Deus meus es tu. Spiritus tuus bonus deducet me in terram rectam:
{142:10} Teach me to do your will. For you are my God. Your good Spirit will lead me into the righteous land.

{142:11} propter nomen tuum Domine vivificabis me, in æquitate tua. Educes de tribulatione animam meam:
{142:11} For the sake of your name, O Lord, you will revive me in your fairness. You will lead my soul out of tribulation.

{142:12} et in misericordia tua disperdes inimicos meos. Et perdes omnes, qui tribulant animam meam: quoniam ego servus tuus sum.
{142:12} And you will scatter my enemies in your mercy. And you will destroy all those who afflict my soul. For I am your servant.

 

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