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Psalm 29

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Psalm 29 Prayer Audio in Latin

 

{29:1} Psalmus Cantici In dedicatione domus David.
{29:1} A Canticle Psalm. In dedication to the house of David.

{29:2} Exaltabo te Domine quoniam suscepisti me: nec delectasti inimicos meos super me.
{29:2} I will extol you, Lord, for you have sustained me, and you have not allowed my enemies to delight over me.

{29:3} Domine Deus meus clamavi ad te, et sanasti me.
{29:3} O Lord my God, I have cried out to you, and you have healed me.

{29:4} Domine eduxisti ab inferno animam meam: salvasti me a descendentibus in lacum.
{29:4} Lord, you led my soul away from Hell. You have saved me from those who descend into the pit.

{29:5} Psallite Domino sancti eius: et confitemini memoriæ sanctitatis eius.
{29:5} Sing a psalm to the Lord, you his saints, and confess with remembrance of his holiness.

{29:6} Quoniam ira in indignatione eius: et vita in voluntate eius. Ad vesperum demorabitur fletus: et ad matutinum lætitia.
{29:6} For wrath is in his indignation, and life is in his will. Toward evening, weeping will linger, and toward morning, gladness.

{29:7} Ego autem dixi in abundantia mea: Non movebor in æternum.
{29:7} But I have said in my abundance: “I will never be disturbed.”

{29:8} Domine in voluntate tua, præstitisti decori meo virtutem. Avertisti faciem tuam a me, et factus sum conturbatus.
{29:8} O Lord, in your will, you made virtue preferable to beauty for me. You turned your face away from me, and I became disturbed.

{29:9} Ad te Domine clamabo: et ad Deum meum deprecabor.
{29:9} To you, Lord, I will cry out. And I will make supplication to my God.

{29:10} Quæ utilitas in sanguine meo, dum descendo in corruptionem? Numquid confitebitur tibi pulvis, aut annunciabit veritatem tuam?
{29:10} What use would there be in my blood, if I descend into corruption? Will dust confess to you or announce your truth?

{29:11} Audivit Dominus, et misertus est mei: Dominus factus est adiutor meus.
{29:11} The Lord has heard, and he has been merciful to me. The Lord has become my helper.

{29:12} Convertisti planctum meum in gaudium mihi: conscidisti saccum meum, et circumdedisti me lætitia:
{29:12} You have turned my mourning into gladness for me. You have cut off my sackcloth, and you have surrounded me with joy.

{29:13} Ut cantet tibi gloria mea: et non compungar: Domine Deus meus in æternum confitebor tibi.
{29:13} So then, may my glory sing to you, and may I not regret it. O Lord, my God, I will confess to you for eternity.

 

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