Psalm 148

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Psalm 148 Prayer Audio in Latin


{148:1} Alleluia. Laudate Dominum de cælis: laudate eum in excelsis.
{148:1} Alleluia. Praise the Lord from the heavens. Praise him on the heights.

{148:2} Laudate eum omnes angeli eius: laudate eum omnes virtutes eius.
{148:2} Praise him, all his Angels. Praise him, all his hosts.

{148:3} Laudate eum sol et luna: laudate eum omnes stellæ, et lumen.
{148:3} Praise him, sun and moon. Praise him, all stars and light.

{148:4} Laudate eum cæli cælorum: et aquæ omnes, quæ super cælos sunt,
{148:4} Praise him, heavens of the heavens. And let all the waters that are above the heavens

{148:5} laudent nomen Domini. Quia ipse dixit, et facta sunt: ipse mandavit, et creata sunt.
{148:5} praise the name of the Lord. For he spoke, and they became. He commanded, and they were created.

{148:6} Statuit ea in æternum, et in sæculum sæculi: præceptum posuit, et non præteribit.
{148:6} He has stationed them in eternity, and for age after age. He has established a precept, and it will not pass away.

{148:7} Laudate Dominum de terra, dracones, et omnes abyssi.
{148:7} Praise the Lord from the earth: you dragons and all deep places,

{148:8} Ignis, grando, nix, glacies, spiritus procellarum: quæ faciunt verbum eius:
{148:8} fire, hail, snow, ice, windstorms, which do his word,

{148:9} Montes, et omnes colles: ligna fructifera, et omnes cedri.
{148:9} mountains and all hills, fruitful trees and all cedars,

{148:10} Bestiæ, et universa pecora: serpentes, et volucres pennatæ:
{148:10} wild beasts and all cattle, serpents and feathered flying things,

{148:11} Reges terræ, et omnes populi: principes, et omnes iudices terræ.
{148:11} kings of the earth and all peoples, leaders and all judges of the earth,

{148:12} Iuvenes, et virgines: senes cum iunioribus laudent nomen Domini:
{148:12} young men and virgins. Let the older men with the younger men, praise the name of the Lord.

{148:13} quia exaltatum est nomen eius solius.
{148:13} For his name alone is exalted.

{148:14} Confessio eius super cælum, et terram: et exaltavit cornu populi sui. Hymnus omnibus sanctis eius: filiis Israel, populo appropinquanti sibi. Alleluia.
{148:14} Confession of him is beyond heaven and earth, and he has exalted the horn of his people. A hymn to all his holy ones, to the sons of Israel, to a people close to him. Alleluia.


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