Psalm 144

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Psalm 144 Prayer Audio in Latin


{144:1} Laudatio ipsi David. Exaltabo te Deus meus rex: et benedicam nomini tuo in sæculum, et in sæculum sæculi.
{144:1} The Praise of David himself. I will extol you, O God, my king. And I will bless your name, in this time and forever and ever.

{144:2} Per singulos dies benedicam tibi: et laudabo nomen tuum in sæculum, et in sæculum sæculi.
{144:2} Throughout every single day, I will bless you. And I will praise your name, in this time and forever and ever.

{144:3} Magnus Dominus et laudabilis nimis: et magnitudinis eius non est finis.
{144:3} The Lord is great and exceedingly praiseworthy. And there is no end to his greatness.

{144:4} Generatio et generatio laudabit opera tua: et potentiam tuam pronunciabunt.
{144:4} Generation after generation will praise your works, and they will declare your power.

{144:5} Magnificentiam gloriæ sanctitatis tuæ loquentur: et mirabilia tua narrabunt.
{144:5} They will tell of the magnificent glory of your sanctity. And they will discourse of your wonders.

{144:6} Et virtutem terribilium tuorum dicent: et magnitudinem tuam narrabunt.
{144:6} And they will talk about the virtue of your terrible acts. And they will describe your greatness.

{144:7} Memoriam abundantiæ suavitatis tuæ eructabunt: et iustitia tua exultabunt.
{144:7} They will shout about the memory of your abundant sweetness. And they will exult in your justice.

{144:8} Miserator et misericors Dominus: patiens, et multum misericors.
{144:8} The Lord is compassionate and merciful, patient and full of mercy.

{144:9} Suavis Dominus universis: et miserationes eius super omnia opera eius.
{144:9} The Lord is sweet to all things, and his compassion is upon all his works.

{144:10} Confiteantur tibi Domine omnia opera tua: et sancti tui benedicant tibi.
{144:10} O Lord, may all your works confess to you, and let your holy ones bless you.

{144:11} Gloriam regni tui dicent: et potentiam tuam loquentur:
{144:11} They will speak of the glory of your kingdom, and they will declare your power,

{144:12} Ut notam faciant filiis hominum potentiam tuam: et gloriam magnificentiæ regni tui.
{144:12} so as to make known to the sons of men your power and the glory of your magnificent kingdom.

{144:13} Regnum tuum regnum omnium sæculorum: et dominatio tua in omni generatione et generationem. Fidelis Dominus in omnibus verbis suis: et sanctus in omnibus operibus suis.
{144:13} Your kingdom is a kingdom for all ages, and your dominion is with all, from generation to generation. The Lord is faithful in all his words and holy in all his works.

{144:14} Allevat Dominus omnes, qui corruunt: et erigit omnes elisos.
{144:14} The Lord lifts up all who have fallen down, and he sets upright all who have been thrown down.

{144:15} Oculi omnium in te sperant Domine: et tu das escam illorum in tempore opportuno.
{144:15} O Lord, all eyes hope in you, and you provide their food in due time.

{144:16} Aperis tu manum tuam: et imples omne animal benedictione.
{144:16} You open your hand, and you fill every kind of animal with a blessing.

{144:17} Iustus Dominus in omnibus viis suis: et sanctus in omnibus operibus suis.
{144:17} The Lord is just in all his ways and holy in all his works.

{144:18} Prope est Dominus omnibus invocantibus eum: omnibus invocantibus eum in veritate.
{144:18} The Lord is near to all who call upon him, to all who call upon him in truth.

{144:19} Voluntatem timentium se faciet, et deprecationem eorum exaudiet: et salvos faciet eos.
{144:19} He will do the will of those who fear him, and he will heed their supplication and accomplish their salvation.

{144:20} Custodit Dominus omnes diligentes se: et omnes peccatores disperdet.
{144:20} The Lord watches over all who love him. And he will destroy all sinners.

{144:21} Laudationem Domini loquetur os meum: et benedicat omnis caro nomini sancto eius in sæculum, et in sæculum sæculi.
{144:21} My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord, and may all flesh bless his holy name, in this time and forever and ever.


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